KITAGAKI Hiroshi

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Name
KITAGAKI Hiroshi
Affiliation
Saga University
Section
Faculty of Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Saga University
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph. D.(The University of Tokyo)

Research Areas

 

Committee Memberships

 
Oct 2011
 - 
Jun 2012
Biochemistry Research International  Lead Guest Editor
 
Oct 2010
 - 
Sep 2011
Associate Member  Science Council of Japan
 
 
   
 
Program officer, Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology
 
 
   
 
Editorial Board, Journal of Brewing Society of Japan
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jul 2013
High Technology Award, Fujisankei Business i
 
 
Commendation by Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, Technology and Sports
 
 
Outstanding Scientific Presentation Award, International Congress on Yeasts2012
 

Published Papers

 
Koji glycosylceramide commonly contained in Japanese traditional fermented foods alters cholesterol metabolism in obese mice.
KITAGAKI Hiroshi
Biosci Biotechnol Biochem.   30 1-9   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Glycosylceramide modifies the flavor and metabolic characteristics of sake yeast.
KITAGAKI Hiroshi
PeerJ   6 e4768   May 2018   [Refereed]
Chromosomal aneuploidy improves brewing characteristics of sake yeast
KITAGAKI Hiroshi
Applied and Environmental Microbiology   83(24) e01620-17   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Development of a quantitative method for the contents of glycosylceramide contained in Japanese foods brewed with koji and its application.
KITAGAKI Hiroshi
J. Brew. Soc. Jpn.   112(9) 655-662   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
KITAGAKI Hiroshi
SpringerPlus   5(1) 1321   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Identification and detoxification of glycolaldehyde, an unattended bioethanol fermentation inhibitor.
KITAGAKI Hiroshi
Critical Reviews in Biotechnology   3 1-13   Nov 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
Lahiru N. Jayakody, Masafumi Kadowaki, Keisuke Tsuge, Kenta Horie, Akihiro Suzuki, Nobuyuki Hayashi, and Hiroshi Kitagaki*
Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol.   99(1) 501-515   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Shodai Shiroma, Lahiru Niroshan Jayakody, Kenta Horie, Koji Okamoto and Hiroshi Kitagaki*
Applied and Environmental Microbiology   80(3) 1002-1012   Feb 2014   [Refereed]
KITAGAKI Hiroshi
Annual Review of Food Science and Technology   4 215-235   Mar 2013
KITAGAKI Hiroshi
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology   94(1) 273-283   Mar 2011
KITAGAKI Hiroshi
BBA   1768 2849-61   Jul 2008
Sed1p is a major cell wall protein of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in the stationary phase and is involved in lytic enzyme resistance.
KITAGAKI Hiroshi
J Bacteriol.   180 3381-3387   Sep 1998
KITAGAKI Hiroshi
European Journal of Biochemistry   249(1) 343-349   Jun 1997
A new method for determining the mycelial weight of the koji-mold Aspergillus oryzae by measuring its glycosylceramide content.
KITAGAKI Hiroshi
J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol.   Jun21 10.2323/jgam-10.2323/jgam.2018.04.003   Jul 2018   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Kitagaki H, Cowart LA, Matmati N, Montefusco D, Gandy J, Vaena de Avalos S, Novgorodov SA, Zheng J, Obeid LM, Hannun YA.
J Biol Chem.   284(16) 10818-10830   2009
Breeding of a low-pyruvate producing sake yeast.
Kenta HORIE, Takahiro OBA, Saori MOTOMURA, Atsuko ISOGAI, Takashi YOSHIMURA, Keisuke TSUGE, Kazuyoshi KOGANEMARU, Genta KOBAYASHI and Hiroshi KITAGAKI
Biosci. Biotech. Biochem.      2010
Hiroshi Kitagaki, Kiyoshi Ito and Hitoshi Shimoi
Eukaryotic cell   3(5) 1297-1306   2004
Hiroshi Kitagaki, Hitoshi Shimoi, Kiyoshi Ito
European Journal of Biochemistry   249(1) 343-349   1997

Books etc

 
Yet-unexploited and complex microbial flora in brewing
CMC press   2004   

Research Grants & Projects

 
The role of yeast mitochondria in alcoholic fermentation, Biosynthesis of yeast cell wall, Radical scavenging ability of sake, Biosynthetic pathway of sphingolipids in yeast mitochondria, Activation mechanism of calpain.

Patents

 
A Novel method to treat active carbon and to stabilize quality of foods
2002-265213