HONDA Kohsuke

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HONDA Kohsuke
Osaka University
International Center for Biotechnology(ICBiotech)
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2005
May 2010
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
May 2010
Nov 2019
Associate Professsor, Dept.of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engieering, Osaka Univesity
Nov 2019
Professor, International Center for Biotechnology (ICBiotech), Osaka University

Awards & Honors

Directed evolution of thermotolerant malic enzyme for improved malate production, 生物工学論文賞
Expression of Rhodococcus opacus alkB genes in anhydrous organic solvents, 生物工学論文賞

Published Papers

Hanatani Y, Imura M, Taniguchi H, Okano K, Toya Y, Iwakiri R, Honda K
Applied microbiology and biotechnology   103(19) 8009-8019   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Ogawa M, Uyeda A, Harada K, Sato Y, Kato Y, Watanabe H, Honda K, Matsuura T
Chembiochem : a European journal of chemical biology      Jun 2019   [Refereed]
Taniguchi H, Imura M, Okano K, Honda K
Microbial cell factories   18(1) 75   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
HONDA Kohsuke
Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering   127(2) 145-149   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Okano K, Honda K, Taniguchi H, Kondo A
FEMS microbiology letters   365(20)    Oct 2018   [Refereed]
A combination of simultaneous quantification of four triterpenes and fingerprint analysis using HPLC for rapid identification of Centella asiatica from its related plants and classification based on cultivation ages
Mohamad Rafi, Fitri Handayani, Latifah Kosim Darusman, Eti Rohaeti, Yudiwanti Wahyu, Sulistiyani, Kohsuke Honda, Sastia Prama Putri
Industrial Crops and Products      Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Kenji Okano, Gentaro Uematsu, Shinji Hama, Tsutomu Tanaka, Hideo Noda, Akihiko Kondo, Kohsuke Honda
Biotechnology journal      Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Hironori Taniguchi, Sathidaphorn Sungwallek, Phatcharin Chotchuang, Kenji Okano, Kohsuke Honda
Journal of bacteriology   199(17) e00359-17   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Hironori Taniguchi, Kenji Okano, Kohsuke Honda
Synthetic and Systems Biotechnology   2(2) 65-74   Jun 2017   [Refereed]


Ye Xiaothing
生物工学会誌 : seibutsu-kogaku kaishi   94(2)    2016
Journal of Environmental Biotechnology   14(1) 31-36   Oct 2014

Books etc

Chapter 16, Industrial applications of multistep enzyme reactions.
HONDA Kohsuke (Part:Contributor, Biotechnology of Microbial Enzymes)
Elsevier   2016   
Biocatalysis in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries
Honda, K., Ishige, T., Kataoka, M., Shimizu, S. (Part:Joint Work, Microbial and enzymatic processes for the production of chiral compounds.)

Conference Activities & Talks

Cysteine production through an in vitro biocatalytic cascade consisting of thermophilic enzymes
HONDA Kohsuke
1st Japan-Germany-Switzerland Workshop for Enzyme Technology and Bioprocess Development   Sep 2019   
Cysteine production through an in vitro synthetic metabolic pathway consisting of thermophilic enzymes
HONDA Kohsuke
15th International Congress on Thermophiles   Sep 2019   
“In vitro reconstitution of synthetic metabolic pathway with thermophilic enzyme [Invited]
HONDA Kohsuke
9th International CeBiTec Research Conference Bielefeld   Sep 2019   
In vitro reconstitution of synthetic metabolic pathway using thermophilic enzymes [Invited]
HONDA Kohsuke
The 14th Asian Congress of Biotechnology (ACB2019)   Jul 2019   
“In vitro reconstitution of synthetic metabolic pathways with thermophilic enzymes
HONDA Kohsuke
International workshop on "50th anniversary of Thermus thermophilus discovery   Nov 2018   
Construction of in vitro synthetic pathways with thermophilic enzymes [Invited]
HONDA Kohsuke
i-BioN 2018   Nov 2018   
In vitro production of L-cysteine using thermophilic enzymes –Kinetic modeling and computer-aided optimization of enzyme loading– [Invited]
HONDA Kohsuke
The 29th Annual Meeting of the Thai Society for Biotechnology and International Conference (TSB2017)   Nov 2017   
In vitro production of L-cysteine using thermophilic enzymes
HONDA Kohsuke
Enzyme Engineering XXIV   Sep 2017   
Nicotinamidase, a key enzyme of the salvage synthesis of NAD+ in Thermus thermophilus [Invited]
HONDA Kohsuke
19th German-Japanese Workshop on Enzyme Technology   Sep 2017   
Development of a thermostable pyruvate decarboxylase by directed evolution of the acetolactate synthase from Thermus thermophilus
HONDA Kohsuke
The 14th China-Japan-Korea Joint Symposium on Enzyme Engineering   Nov 2016   


Next-generation bioproduction platform leveraging subtropical microbial bioresources

Research Grants & Projects

analysis of microbial lactonohydrolase