KAMITORI Shigehiro

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KAMITORI Shigehiro
Kagawa University
Life Science Research center
Job title
Ph. D.(Osaka City University)


My current research interests are the structure–function relationship of carbohydrate-binding proteins and the catalytic reaction mechanisms of sugar isomerases, as deduced from X-ray structures.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1989
Feb 1991
Research fellow, Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co. Ltd., Japan
Mar 1991
Aug 1994
Post doctoral research fellow, The University of Kansas, USA
Sep 1994
Jan 2000
Assistant Professor, Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology, Japan
Feb 2000
Oct 2004
Associate Professor, Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology, Japan
Nov 2004
Professor, Kagawa University


Apr 1980
Mar 1984
Department of chemistry, Faculty of sience, Osaka City University
Apr 1984
Mar 1989
Ph. D., Graduate School, Osaka City University

Published Papers

Tamai E, Katayama S, Sekiya H, Nariya H, Kamitori S
Acta crystallographica. Section D, Structural biology   75(Pt 8) 718-732   Aug 2019   [Refereed]
Yoshida H, Yoshihara A, Gullapalli PK, Ohtani K, Akimitsu K, Izumori K, Kamitori S
Acta crystallographica. Section F, Structural biology communications   74(Pt 10) 669-676   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Retnoningrum D.S, Yoshida H, Arumsari S, Kamitori S, Ismaya W.T.
Acta Crystallographica Section F: Structural Biology Communications   74(3) 135-142   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Kamitori S.
Trends in Glycoscience and Glycotechnology   30(172) SE41-SE50   2018   [Refereed]
Tamai E, Sekiya H, Maki J, Nariya H, Yoshida H, Kamitori S.
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications   493(3) 1267-1272   Nov 2017   [Refereed]


KAMITORI Shigehiro
Trends in Glycoscience and Glycotechnology   30(172) SJ1-SJ10   Jan 2018   [Refereed][Invited]

Books etc

SH Domains: Structure, Mechanisms and Applications
Springer   2015   ISBN:978-3-319-20097-2

Conference Activities & Talks

第12回日本蛋白質科学会年会   2012   
X-ray structure analysis of a phage endolysin showing specificity for Clostridium perfringens
第12回日本蛋白質科学会年会   2012   
The study of ring-opening mechanism in L-rhamnose isomerase mutant from Pseudomonas stutzeri based on X-ray structure
2012年度農芸化学会大会   2012   
Studies of the catalytic center of Psm, an endolysin specific to Clostridium perfringens
第85回日本細菌学会総会   2012   
X-Ray Structures of the Enzymes used for Rare Sugar Production and their Catalytic Reaction Mechanisms
The 5th Symposium of International Society of Rare Sugar (Rare Sugar Congress 2011)   2011   

Research Grants & Projects

Structural study of proteins
Structural study of DNA/drug complexes
Structural study of cyclodextrin inclusion complexes