YOKOTA Kazushige

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YOKOTA Kazushige
Shimane University
Faculty of Life and Environmental Science, Department of Life Science and Biotechnology
Job title
Doctor of Agriculture(Kyoto University), Master of Agriculture(Kyoto University)

Research Areas



Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Kyoto University
Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University

Committee Memberships

Japanese Biochmical Society  trustee
Japan Society of Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry  trustee of the Chugoku-Shikoku division

Awards & Honors

Award for the Research Promotion from Japan Society of Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry
Award for the Research Progress from Asahi Beer Research Foundation


Stimulation of prostaglandin E2 synthesis in cloned osteoblastic cells of mouse (MC3T3-E1) by epidermal growth factor.(jointly worked)
The Journal of Biological Chemistry   261, 15410-15415    1986
Development of enzyme immunoassay for serum 13,14-dihydro-15-keto-prostaglandin F2α.(jointly worked)
Biochemica Biophysica Acta   879, 322-329    1986
Composition of cardiolipin molecular species in ┣DBEscherichia coli(/)-┫DB.(jointly worked)
Journal of Bacteriology   141, 1047-1051    1980
Lipid molecular species composition of the thylakoid membranes(jointly worked).
Biochimica Biophysica Acta   617, 12-19    1980
Enzymatic studies on the biosynthesis of vasoactive compounds from arachidonic acid.(jointly worked)
Annual Report of the Research on Cardiorascular Diseases   139-151    1982

Books etc

Analytical methods for prostaglandins and related compounds
Bitamingaku-Jikkenhou I, Tokyo Kogaku Dojin   1983   
Enzyme immunoassay of prostnoids in human blood and urine(jointly worked).
Advance in Prostaglandin, Thromboxane, Leukotriene Research, Raven Press   1985   
Thromboxane B2(jointly worked)
Methods of Enzymatic Analysis, Verlag Chemie   1985   
6-Keto-prostaglandin f1α.(jointly worked)
Methods of Enzymatic Analysis, Verlag Chemie   1985   
A solid-enzyme immunoassay of thromboxane B2(jointly worked).
Challenging Frontiers for Prostaglandin Research, Gendai-Iryosha   1986   


Molecular mechanism of obesity and lipid metabolism, and the regulation by food-derived factors
Biosynthesis of informational lipid molecules in animal cell signaling, and its regulation by food-derived factors
1997 - 1999
Study on the food factors preventing the action of enviromental chemicals through the endocrine system

Research Grants & Projects

Biochemical Strudies on the Nutritional Regulation of Arachidonate Cascades.
The Other Research Programs
Molecular Cell Biological Studies on Lipid Mediators Involved in Cell Signal Transduction
The Other Research Programs
Animal Cell Technological Studies in the Field of Food and Biomedicine.
The Other Research Programs
Development of functional food preventing life syle disea
The Other Research Programs
Molecular biology of the metabolism of essential fatty acid
The Other Research Programs