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Okayama University
Graduate School of Environmental and life Science
Job title
Doctor of Agriculture(Kyoto University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

 Professor,Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology,Okayama University
- Professor,Graduate School of Environmental and life Science,Okayama University
 Professor,Dept. of Agricultural Sciences,Faculty of Agriculture,Okayama University
 Associate Professor,Dept. of Agricultural Sciences,Faculty of Agriculture,Okayama University
 Associate Professor,Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Northeastern University


Division of Agricultural, Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Kyoto University
Department Agricultural Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University

Published Papers

Sato, D., Shiba, T., Mizuno, S., Kawamura, A., Hanada, S., Yamada, T., Shinozuki, M., Yanagitani, M., Tamura, T., Inagaki, K., and Harada, S.
Acta. Cryst.      Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Hayashi M, Okada A, Yamamoto K, Okugochi T, Kusaka C, Kudou D, Nemoto M, Inagaki J, Hirose Y, Okajima T, Tamura T, Soda K, Inagaki K
Journal of biochemistry      Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Kamada S, Okugochi T, Asano K, Tobe R, Mihara H, Nemoto M, Inagaki K, Tamura T
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry   80(10) 1970-1972   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Tamura T, Tsunekawa N, Nemoto M, Inagaki K, Hirano T, Sato F
Scientific reports   6 19742   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Kudou D, Yasuda E, Hirai Y, Tamura T, Inagaki K
Journal of bioscience and bioengineering   120(4) 380-383   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Oshima K, Hattori M, Shimizu H, Fukuda K, Nemoto M, Inagaki K, Tamura T
Genome announcements   3(4)    Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Araki T, Nakatsuka T, Kobayashi F, Watanabe-Ishimaru E, Sanada H, Tamura T, Inagaki K
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry   79(7) 1130-1132   2015   [Refereed]
Sogabe Atsushi, Kitabayashi Masao, Morishima Kenichi, Furukawa Miyoko, Hatta Takashi, Fukuda Yasuhisa, Nishise Hiroshi, Oka Masanori, Tamura Takashi, Inagaki Kenji
Seibutsu-kogaku Kaishi   92(8) 402-409   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
Glycerol kinase is suitable for clinical diagnostic use in levels of neutral fat. Glycerol kinase from Cellulomonas sp. NT3060 shows good stability against several preservatives such as N-methylisothiazolone and imidazolidinylurea. We have cloned ...
Utsumi T, Arima J, Sakaguchi C, Tamura T, Sasaki C, Kusakabe H, Sugio S, Inagaki K
Biochemical and biophysical research communications   417(3) 951-955   Jan 2012   [Refereed]
Fukumoto M, Kudou D, Murano S, Shiba T, Sato D, Tamura T, Harada S, Inagaki K
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry   76(7) 1275-1284   2012   [Refereed]


Characterization of Amino Acid Metabolism-Related Enzymes Requiring FAD,PLP and NAD, and Their Structural Analysis and Clinically Applied Researches
91 403-418   Jul 2017
田村 隆, 揖斐 隆之, 稲垣 賢二, 久保 康隆, 奥田 潔
岡山大学農学部学術報告   106 1-5   Feb 2016
This study investigated the current status and causes underneath the life of university students who tend to lack breakfast at a relatively high frequency, and statistical analysis on consequences leading to such lack of well-nourished eating habi...
Amano Marie, Mizuguchi Haruka, Sano Tadahisa, Kondo Hiroki, Shinyashiki Kengo, Inagaki Junko, Tamura Takashi, Kawaguchi Tatsuya, Kusakabe Hitoshi, Imada Katsumi, Inagaki Kenji
Vitamins   89(10) 495-498   Oct 2015
荒木 俊雄, 中柄 朋子, 田村 隆, 稲垣 賢二
岡山大学農学部学術報告   104 1-4   Feb 2015
 Pyranose oxidase (EC ; PROD) catalyzes the oxidation of aldopyranoses at the position C‒2to yield the corresponding 2‒keto-aldoses and H2O2 , using oxygen as an electron acceptor. The enzyme shows broad substrate specificity as well as r...
中井 隆一郎, 藤野 志保子, 内海 友宏, 田村 隆, 日下部 均, 稲垣 賢二
岡山大学農学部学術報告   103 5-9   Feb 2014
 L‒Glutamate oxidase (LGOX) from Streptomyces sp. X‒119‒6 has strict substrate specificity towardL‒glutamate. Recently, we solved the X‒ray crystal structure of LGOX and this revealed that Arg305 inthe active site is the key residue involved in su...
Arima Jiro, Inagaki Kenji
Vitamins   87(2) 81-82   Feb 2013
小林 史明, 青峰 弘起, 水無 渉, 湯 不二夫, 田村 隆, 稲垣 賢二
岡山大学農学部学術報告   101 1-6   Feb 2012
The gene encoding a thermostable amidase (EC from thermophilic bacterium Thermus sp.O-3-1, was cloned and expressed in Escherichia coli JM109. The cloned amidase gene (ami) is 930 bp and encodes a protein composed of 310 amino acids. The ...
Journal of Jsee   60(1) 29-33   Jan 2012
Special Advanced Course for Core Sciences has been introduced recently to Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University, to bring up a project leader. The following points are key education goals in this program : (1) knowl...
前村 知美, 内富 久美子, 日下 知香, 稲垣 純子, 田村 隆, 左右田 健次, 稲垣 賢二
Scientific Reports of the Faculty of Agriculture, Okayama University   100 3-7   Feb 2011
L-Methionine decarboxylase [EC] catalyzes the decarboxylation of L-methionine and is a pyridoxal 5'-phosohate(PLP)-dependent enzyme. L-Methionine decarboxylase has been purified 630-fold by DEAE-Toyopearl 650M, Phenyl-Toyopearl 650M and S...
Arima Jiro, Sasaki Chiduko, Sakaguchi Chika, Mizuno Hiroshi, Tamura Takashi, Kashima Akiko, Kusakabe Hitoshi, Sugio Shigetoshi, Inagaki Kenji
Vitamins   85(1) 23-24   Jan 2011

Books etc

Purification and characterization of 3-isopropylmalate dehydrogenase of acidophilic autotroph Thiobacillus thiooxidans
Amils, R. and Ballester, A. (Part:Contributor, Purification and characterization of 3-isopropylmalate dehydrogenase of acidophilic autotroph Thiobacillus thiooxidans)
Elsevier   1999   
structure and function of macromolecular assembly
Namba, K. (Part:Contributor, Structure of 3-isopropylmalate dehydrogenase with 3-isopropylmalate at 2.5Å resolution: unusual recognition mechanism of the isopropyl moiety by a glutamic-acid side chain)
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.   1997   
Biohydrometallurgical Technologies Volume II
Torma, E. A. Apel, L. M. and Brierley, L. C (Part:Contributor, Plasmid transformation of intact Acidiphilium facilis by high-voltage electroporation)
The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society   1993   
Salley, J., McCready, R. and Wichlacz, L. P. (Part:Contributor, The regulation of sulfur utilization by ferrous ion in Thiobacillus ferrooxidans)
Canmet   1989   
Chmical and Biological Aspects of Vitamin B6 catalysis:Part A
Evangelopoulos, E.A. (Part:Contributor, Purification and properties of amino acid racemase from Aeromonas punctata subsp. caviae.)
Alan R. Liss, Inc.   1984   
Oxygenases and Oxygen Metabolism
M., Yamamoto, S., Ishimura, Y., Coon, J. M., Ernster, L. and Estabrook, W. R. (Part:Contributor, 2-Nitropropane dioxygenase:reactions of various nitroalkanes)
Academic Press   1982   

Conference Activities & Talks

Development of genetic transformation systems for the diatoms Nitzschia sp.and Achnanthes sp.
Shiraishi Y., Tamura T., Inagaki K.
9 Aug 2017   

Research Grants & Projects

Molecular analysis of structure and function of useful enzymes.
Project Year: 1980   
Screening, purification, and characterization of useful enzymes produced by extremophiles
Project Year: 1980   
Screening of useful enzymes produced by organism.
Project Year: 1980   
Molecular breeding of acidophilic bacteria