WATANABE Bunta

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Name
WATANABE Bunta
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Institute for Chemical Research, Division of Biochemistry
Job title
Assistant Professor
Degree
Doctor of Agriculture
Research funding number
10544637
ORCID ID
0000-0003-3645-5712

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
2004
   
 
Apr/2004-Jan/2005: Postdoctoral Researcher. Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University.
 
2005
   
 
Jan/2005-Nov/2005: Postdoctoral Researcher. Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University.
 
2005
   
 
Nov/2005-Feb/2009: Postdoctoral Researcher. Sagami Chemical Research Center.
 
2009
 - 
Today
Mar/2009-present: Assistant Professor. Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University.
 

Education

 
 
 - 
2004
Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Kyoto University
 
 
 - 
2000
Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Kyoto University
 
 
 - 
1998
Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University
 

Awards & Honors

 
2007
Award for Excellence to Authors Publishing in Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry in 2006
 

Published Papers

 
Fujiyama, K.; Hino, T.; Kanadani, M.; Watanabe, B.; Jae Lee, H.; Mizutani, M.; Nagano, S.
Nat. Plants   5 589-594   2019   [Refereed]
Suwannarach, N.; Kumla, J.; Watanabe, B.; Matsui, K.; Lumyong, S.
PLoS One   14 e0222187   2019   [Refereed]
Watanabe, B.; Kirikae, H.; Koeduka, T.; Takeuchi, Y.; Asai, T.; Naito, Y.; Tokuoka, H.; Horoiwa, S.; Nakagawa, Y.; Shimizu, B.; Mizutani, M.; Hiratake, J.
Bioorg. Med. Chem.   26 2466-2474   2018   [Refereed]
Nakayasu, M.; Akiyama, R.; Lee, H. J.; Osakabe, K.; Osakabe, Y.; Watanabe, B.; Sugimoto, Y.; Umemoto, N.; Saito, K.; Muranaka, T.; Mizutani, M.
Plant Physiol. Biochem.   131 70-77   2018   [Refereed]
Kamiyama, A.; Nakajima, M.; Han, L.; Wada, K.; Mizutani, M.; Tabuchi, Y.; Kojima-Yuasa, A.; Matsui-Yuasa, I.; Suzuki, H.; Fukuyama, K.; Watanabe, B.; Hiratake, J.
Bioorg. Med. Chem.   24 5340-5352   2017   [Refereed]
Nakayasu, M.; Umemoto, N.; Ohyama, K.; Fujimoto, Y.; Lee, H. J.; Watanabe, B.; Muranaka, T.; Saito, K.; Sugimoto, Y.; Mizutani, M.
Plant Physiol.   175 120-133   2017   [Refereed]
Tokunaga, T.; Watanabe, B.; Sato, S.; Kawamoto, J.; Kurihara, T.
Bioconjug. Chem.   28 2077-2085   2017   [Refereed]
Watanabe, B.; Yamamoto, S.; Yokoi, T.; Sugiura, A.; Horoiwa, S.; Aoki, T.; Miyagawa, H.; Nakagawa, Y.
Bioorg. Med. Chem.   25 4566-4578   2017   [Refereed]
Watanabe, B.; Morikita, T.; Tabuchi, Y.; Kobayashi, R.; Li, C.; Yamamoto, M.; Koeduka, T.; Hiratake, J.
Tetrahedron Lett.   58 3700-3703   2017   [Refereed]
Lee, H. J.; Watanabe, B.; Nakayasu, M.; Onjo, M.; Sugimoto, Y; Mizutani, M.
Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem.   81 2253-2260   2017   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Metabolic Engineering of Glycoalkaloid-Free Potatoes Accumulating Useful Steroidal Saponins by Genome Editing
Mizutani, M.; Akiyama, R.; Nakayasu, M.; Lee, H.-J.; Sugimoto, Y.; Yasumoto, S.; Sawai, S.; Seki, H.; Asano, K.; Osakabe, K.; Osakabe, Y.; Watanabe, B.; Umemoto, N.; Saito, K.; Muranaka, T.
10th World Potato Congress, Cusco, Peru      May 2018
Application of ω-Ethynyl Analog of Eicosapentaenoic Acid to Studies on Cold-Adaptation Mechanism of Shewanella livingstonensis Ac10
Tokunaga, T.; Watanabe, B.; Kawamoto, J.; Kurihara, T.
Extremophiles 2016, Kyoto, Japan      Sep 2016
Development of Novel Inhibitors of Cystine-Glutamate Antiporter System xc_, a Potential Target for Cancer Chemotherapy
Yin, Z.; Li, C.; Sato, M.; Watanabe, B.; Sato, H.; Hiratake, J.
ICRIS'16, Uji, Japan      Mar 2016
Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Inhibitors of Cystine-Glutamate Antiporter System xc-, a Potential Target for Cancer Chemotherapy
Yin, Z.; Li, C.; Sato, M.; Watanabe, B.; Sato, H.; Hiratake, J.
The 8th Takeda Science Foundation Symposium on PharmaSciences, Suita, Japan      Jan 2016
Structure and Biological Activities of O-Prenylated Phenylpropanoid
Kawanishi, D.; Koeduka, T.; Sugimoto, K.; Ozawa, R.; Takabayashi, J.; Watanabe, B.; Hiratake, H.
ICRIS'14, Uji, Japan      Mar 2014
Development of Highly Potent Mechanism-Based Carbamate Inhibitors of Human γ-Glutamyl Transpeptidase
Li, C. -J.; Ozaki, A.; Koeduka, T.; Watanabe, B.; Hiratake, J.
ICRIS'14, Uji, Japan      Mar 2014
Improvement of Substrate Specificity of Fructosyl Peptide Oxidase by Structure-Based Mutagenesis
Ichiyanagi, A.; Watanabe, B.; Hirokawa, K.; Masakari, Y.; Gomi, K.; Nakatsu, T.; Kato, H.; Kajiyama, N.
Enzyme Engineering XXII, Toyama, Japan      Sep 2013
Identification and Quantification of Steroidal Saponins in Dioscorea esculenta
Lee, H. J.; Watanabe, B.; Nakayasu, M.; Yamamura, R.; Okada, M.; Sugimoto, Y.; Mizutani, M.
TERPNET 2013, Crete, Greece      Jun 2013
Characterization of Double Bond Reductases, Catalyzing the a,b-Hydrogenation of Phenylpropanoid Volatiles in Raspberry Fruits and Petunia Flowers.
Koeduka, T.; Watanabe, B.; Suzuki, S.; Mano, J.; Yazaki, K.; Pichersky, E.; Hiratake, J.
Gordon Research Conferences-Plant Volatiles, Ventura, USA      Jan 2012
Structure-Activity Relationship of Brassinosteroids (BRs) and BR-Hybrids in Ecdysteroid Signaling in a Lepidopteran (Bm5) and Dipteran (S2) cell line
Van Loocke, K.; Nakagawa, Y.; Watanabe, B.; Sweres, L.; Iatrou, K.; Geelen, D.; Reheul, D.; Smagghe, G.
16th International Ecdysone Workshop, Ghent, Belgium      Jul 2006
Prediction of the Binding of Steroidal Ecdysone Agonists to Drosophila Ecdysone Receptor
Harada, T.; Arai, H.; Watanabe, B.; Akamatsu, M.; Nakagawa, Y.; Miyagawa, H.
16th International Ecdysone Workshop, Ghent, Belgium      Jul 2006
CYP724Bs and CYP90Bs are Redundant C-22 Hydroxylases in the Early C-22 Hydroxylation Routes of Brassinosteroid Biosynthesis
Ohnishi, T.; Watanabe, B.; Sakata, K.; Mizutani, M.
8th International Symposium on Cytochrome P450 Biodiversity and Biotechnology ,Swansea, Wales      Jul 2006
Functional Characterization of Arabidopsis CYP90C1 and CYP90D1 Encode Brassinosteroids C-23 Hydroxylazes
Ohnishi, T.; Bancos, S.; Watanabe, B.; Yokota, T.; Sakata, K., Szekeres, M.; Mizutani, M.
8th International Symposium on Cytochrome P450 Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Swansea, Wales      Jul 2006
Synthesis of Novel Nonsteroidal Ecdysone Agonists and the Measurement of their Binding Affinity to Ecdysone Receptors
Watanabe, B.; Ozaki, S.; Harada, T.; Ogura, T.; Nakagawa, Y.; Miyagawa, H.
The 2nd International Symposium of Entomological Science COE, Kyoto, Japan      Oct 2005
Biosynthesis and Catabolism of Brassinosteroids by Cytochrome P450 in Plants
Mizutani, M.; Ohnishi,T.; Watanabe, B.; Sakata, K.
The Second Yamada Symposium on Key Natural Molecules in Biological Systems, Hyogo, Japan      Sep 2005
Arabidopsis CYP90B1 Catalyzes the C-22 Hydroxylation of C27-, C28-, and C29-Brassinosteroids
Fujita, S.; Ohnishi, T.; Watanabe, B.; Yokota, T.; Fujioka, S.; Takatsuto, S.; Yoshida, S.; Sakata, K.; Mizutani, M.
18th International Conference on Plant Growth Substances, Canberra, Australia      Sep 2004
Arabidopsis CYP90B1 Catalyzes the C-22 Hydroxylation of C27-, C28-, and C29- Brassinosteroids
Ohnishi, T.; Fujita, S.; Watanabe, B.; Yokota, T.; Fujioka, S.; Takatsuto, S.; Yoshida, S.; Sakata, K.; Mizutani, M.
7th International Symposium on Cytochrome P450 Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Hyogo, Japan      Aug 2004
Watanabe, B.; Ogura, T.; Nakagawa, Y.; Miyagawa, H.
3rd Pan-Pacific Conference on Pesticide Science, Honolulu, USA      Jun 2003
Synthesis of a Castasterone/Ponasterone Hybrid Compound
Watanabe, B.; Nakagawa, Y.; Miyagawa, H.
10th IUPAC International Congress of Pesticide Chemistry, Basel, Switzerland      Aug 2002

Books etc

 
A Chemical Approach for Elucidating the Molecular Interaction of Host-Specific AK-Toxin with Japanese Pear.
Miyagawa, H.; Okada, M.; Uemura, I.; Watanabe, B.; Ueno, T.
Advances in Microbial Toxin Research and its Biotechnological Exploitation (Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers), pp1-21   2002   ISBN:978-1-4757-4439-2

Research Grants & Projects

 
Development of Novel Agrochemicals
Cooperative Research
Project Year: 2005   
Synthesis and Structure-Activity Relashonships of Brassinosteroids and Ecdysteroids
Cooperative Research
Project Year: 1998   
Development of Abscisic Acid Metabolism Inhibitors
Cooperative Research
Project Year: 2004   
Synthesis and Structure-Activity Relationship of Host-Specific toxin
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 1997 - 1997
Characterization of Plant P450s
Cooperative Research
Project Year: 2004