IMAI Tomoya

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Name
IMAI Tomoya
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Research Institute for Sustainable Humanoshere Division of Diagnostics and Control of the Humanosphere
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Dr. Agriculture(Kyoto University), Master of Agriculture(Kyoto University)
Research funding number
90509142
ORCID ID
0000-0001-7026-0287

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
2002
 - 
2008
 Post-Doctoral Fellow at Faculty of Biophysics, Graduate School of Sceince, Kyoto University, Japan
 
2000
 - 
2002
Post-Doctoral Fellow at CERMAV-CNRS, Grenoble, France
 
1997
 - 
2000
JSPS Research Fellow (DC1)
 

Education

 
 
 - 
2000
Forest and Biomaterials Science, Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Kyoto University
 

Awards & Honors

 
2003
The Cellulose Society of Japan Progress Award for 2003
 

Published Papers

 
Makiko Imai, Asako Mihashi, Tomoya Imai, Satoshi Kimura, Tomohiko Matsuzawa, Katsuro Yaoi, Nozomu Shibata, Hiroshi Kakeshita, Kazuaki Igarashi, Yoshinori Kobayashi, Junji Sugiyama
Journal of Wood Scinece   65    Dec 2019   [Refereed]
Naoki Matsumoto, Yuto Takenaka, Bussarin Wachananawat, Hiroyuki Kajiura, Tomoya Imai, Takeshi Ishimizu
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry   142 173-178   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Jahan MI, Juengwiwattanakitti P, Izu Y, Tobe R, Imai T, Mihara H
Biochemical and biophysical research communications      Jun 2019   [Refereed]
TAJIMA Hirotaka, PENTTILÄ A. Paavo, IMAI Tomoya, YAMAMOTO Kyoko, YUGUCHI Yoshiaki
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules   130 765-777   Jun 2019   [Refereed]
Toru Itagaki, Hirotaka Uji, Tomoya Imai, Shunsaku Kimura
Langmuir   35(22) 7249-7254   May 2019   [Refereed]
Bei Luo, Tomoya Imai, Junji Sugiyama, Jian Qiu
IAWA Journal   40(1) 23-42   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Yuki Tabata, Yusuke Kamano, Hirotaka Uji, Tomoya Imai, Shunsaku Kimura
Chemistry Letters   48(4) 322-324   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Yuki Tabata, Shota Mitani, Hirotaka Uji, Tomoya Imai, Shunsaku Kimura
Polymer Journal      Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Uji H, Ogawa J, Itabashi K, Imai T, Kimura S
Chemical communications (Cambridge, England)   54(88) 12483-12486   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Tabata Y, Uji H, Imai T, Kimura S
Soft matter   14(37) 7597-7604   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Hiroya Oki, Kazuki Kawahara, Takahiro Maruno, Tomoya Imai, Yuki Muroga, Shunsuke Fukakusa, Takaki Iwashita, Yuji Kobayashi, Shigeaki Matsuda, Toshio Kodama, Tetsuya Iida, Takuya Yoshida, Tadayasu Ohkubo, and Shota Nakamura
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ion the United States of America   115(28) 7422-7427   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Paavo A. Penttilä, Tomoya Imai, Jarl Hemming, Stefan Willför, Junji Sugiyama
Carbohydrate Polymers   190(15) 95-102   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Paavo A. Penttilä, Tomoya Imai, Junji Sugiyama, Ralf Schweins
European Polymer Journal   104 177-183   May 2018   [Refereed]
Paavo A. Penttilä, Tomoya Imai, Marie Capron, Masahiro Mizuno, Yoshihiko Amano, Ralf Schweins, Junji Sugiyama
Cellulose   25(5) 2771-2783   May 2018   [Refereed]
Yoshiki Horikawa, Michiko Shimizu, Tsuguyuki Saito, Akira Isogai, Tomoya Imai, Junji Sugiyama
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules   109 569-575   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Yanagawa A, Chabaud MA, Imai T, Marion-Poll F
Journal of invertebrate pathology   151 144-150   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Paavo A. Penttilä, Tomoya Imai, Junji Sugiyama
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules   102 111-118   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Cheol Joo Kim, Motoki Ueda, Tomoya Imai, Junji Sugiyama, Shunsaku Kimura
Langmuir   33(22) 5243-5429   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Fumiaki Yokoyama, Jun Kawamoto, Tomoya Imai, Tatsuo Kurihara
Extremophiles   21(4) 723-731   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Shi-jing Sun, Tomoya Imai, Junji Sugiyama, Satoshi Kimura
Cellulose   24(5) 2017-2027   May 2017   [Refereed]
Yohei Uehara, Syunsuke Tamura, Yusuke Maki, Kenta Yagyu, Tadashi Mizoguchi, Hitoshi Tamiaki, Tomoya Imai, Tadashi Ishii, Takao Ohashi, Kazuhito Fujiyama, Takeshi Ishimizu
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications   486(1) 130-136   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Yoshiki Horikawa, Tomoya Imai, Junji Sugiyama
Cellulose   24(1) 1-9   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Shi-jing Sun, Yoshiki Horikawa, Masahisa Wada, Junji Sugiyama, Tomoya Imai
Carbohydrate Research   434(3) 99-106   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Kazuki Kawahara, Hiroya Oki, Shunsuke Fukakusa, Takuya Yoshida, Tomoya Imai, Takahiro Maruno, Yuji Kobayashi, Daisuke Motooka, Tetsuya Iida, Tadayasu Ohkubo, Shota Nakamura
Journal of Molecular Biology   428(6) 1209-1226   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Hirotaka Uji, Hyunji Kim, Tomoya Imai, Syota Mitani, Junji Sugiyama and Shunsaku Kimura
Peptide Science   106(3) 275-282   2016   [Refereed]
Yoshiki Horikawa, Tomoya Imai, Kentaro Abe, Keita Sakakibara, Yoshinobu Tsujii, Asako Mihashi, Yoshinori Kobayashi, Junji Sugiyama
Cellulose   23(3) 1565-1572   2016   [Refereed]
PENTTILÄ Paavo, SUGIYAMA Junji, IMAI Tomoya
Carbohydrate Polymers   136 656-666   2016   [Refereed]
Ridwan Yahya, Agus Sundaryono, Tomoya Imai, Junji Sugiyama
IAWA Journal   36(1) 36-43   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Akihiro Uesaka, Isao Hara, Tomoya Imai, Junji Sugiyama and Shunsaku Kimura
RSC Advances   5 14697-14703   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
IMAI Tomoya, SUN Shijing, HORIKAWA Yoshiki, WADA Masahisa, SUGIYAMA Junji
Biomacromolecules   15(11) 4206-4213   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Uesaka A, Ueda M, Makino A, Imai T, Sugiyama J, Kimura S.\t
Langmuir   30(15) 4273-4279   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
A. Uesaka; M. Ueda; A. Makino; T. Imai; J. Sugiyama; S. Kimura
Langmuir   30(4) 1022-1028   Feb 2014   [Refereed]
Zhai S, Horikawa T, Imai T, Sugiyama J
IAWA Journal   35(2) 127-134   2014   [Refereed]
Y. Horikawa; N. Konakahara; T. Imai; A. Kentaro; Y. Kobayashi; J. Sugiyama
Polymer Degradation and Stability   98(11) 2351-2356   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
M. Ueda; A. Makino; T. Imai; J. Sugiyama; S. Kimura
Polymer Journal   45(5) 509-515   May 2013   [Refereed]
T. Nakai; Y. Sugano; M. Shoda; H. Sakakibara; K. Oiwa; S. Tuzi; T. Imai; J. Sugiyama; M. Takeuchi; D. Yamauchi; Y. Mineyukia
Journal of Bacteriology   195(5) 958-964   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
S. Zhai; T. Imai; Y. Horikawa; J. Sugiyama
IAWA Journal   34(3) 285-300   2013   [Refereed]
S. Zhai; J. Sugiyama; T. Imai; Y. Horikawa
IAWA Journal   34(1) 20-33   2013   [Refereed]
A. Uesaka; M. Ueda; A. Makino; T. Imai; J. Sugiyama; S. Kimura
Langmuir   28(14) 6006-6012   Apr 2012   [Refereed]
Y. Horikawa; T. Imai; R. Takada; T. Watanabe; K. Takabe; Y. Kobayashi; J. Sugiyama
Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology   166(3) 711-721   Feb 2012   [Refereed]
A. Hashimoto; K. Shimono; Y. Horikawa; T. Ichikawa; M. Wada; T. Imai; J. Sugiyama
Carbohydrate Research   346(17) 2760-2768   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Y. Horikawa; T. Imai; R. Takada; T. Watanabe; K. Takabe; Y. Kobayashi; J. Sugiyama
Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology   164(2) 194-203   May 2011   [Refereed]
M. Ueda; A. Makino; T. Imai; J. Sugiyama; S. Kimura
Langmuir   27(8) 4300-4304   Apr 2011   [Refereed]
T. Shimomura; K. Irie; H. Nagura; T. Imai; Y. Fujiyoshi
Journal of Biological Chemistry   286(9) 7409-7417   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
M. Ueda; A. Makino; T. Imai; J. Sugiyama; S. Kimura
Journal of Peptide Science   17(2) 94-99   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
M. Ueda; A. Makino; T. Imai; J. Sugiyama; S. Kimura
Soft Matter   7(9) 4143-4146   2011   [Refereed]
M. Ueda; A. Makino; T. Imai; J. Sugiyama; S. Kimura
Chemical Communications   47(11) 3204-3206   2011   [Refereed]
H. Nagura; K. Irie; T. Imai; T. Shimomura; T. Hige; Y. Fujiyoshi
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications   399(3) 341-346   Aug 2010   [Refereed]
K. Irie; K. Kitagawa; H. Nagura; T. Imai; T. Shimomura; Y. Fujiyoshi
Journal of Biological Chemistry   285(6) 3685-3694   Feb 2010   [Refereed]
N.-H. Kim; T. Imai; M. Wada; J. Sugiyama
Biomacromolecules   7(1) 274-280   Jan 2006   [Refereed]
M. Faijes; T. Imai; V. Bulone; A. Planas
Biochemical Journal   380 635-641   Jun 2004   [Refereed]
T. Imai; T. Watanabe; T. Yui; J. Sugiyama
Biochemical Journal   374 755-760   Sep 2003   [Refereed]
T. Imai; J.-L. Putaux; J. Sugiyama
Polymer   44(6) 1871-1879   Mar 2003   [Refereed]
J. Lai-Kee-Him; H. Chanzy; M. Müller; J.-L. Putaux; T. Imai; V. Bulone
Journal of Biological Chemistry   277(40) 36931-36939   Oct 2002   [Refereed]
M. Hrmova; T. Imai; S.J. Rutten; J.K. Fairweather; L. Pelosi; V. Bulone; H. Driguez; G.B. Fincher
Journal of Biological Chemistry   277(33) 30102-30111   2002   [Refereed]
J. Sakamoto; J. Sugiyama; S. Kimura; T. Imai; T. Itoh; T. Watanabe; S. Kobayashi
Macromolecules   33(11) 4155-4160   2000   [Refereed]
S. Kobayashi; L.J. Hobson; J. Sakamoto; S. Kimura; J. Sugiyama; T. Imai; T. Itoh
Biomacromolecules   1(2) 168-173   2000   [Refereed]
J. Sugiyama; T. Imai
Trends in Glycoscience and Glycotechnology   11(57) 23-31   Jan 1999   [Refereed]
T. Imai; J. Sugiyama; T. Itoh; F. Horii
Journal of Structural Biology   127(3) 248-257   1999   [Refereed]
T. Imai; C. Boisset; M. Samejima; K. Igarashi; J. Sugiyama
FEBS Letters   432(3) 113-116   Aug 1998   [Refereed]
Imai T.; Sugiyama J.
Macromolecules   31(18) 6275-6279   Aug 1998   [Refereed]
M. Koyama; W. Helbert; T. Imai; J. Sugiyama; B. Henrissat
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America   94(17) 9091-9095   Aug 1997   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Interplay of Cellulose and Other Biopolymers in Biological & Designed Materials Systems
Paavo Penttilä , Tomoya Imai , Ralf Schweins , Junji Sugiyama
The 257th ACS National Meeting      Mar 2019   [Invited]
In situ measurement of cellulose biosynthesis using small angle X-ray scattering
Hirotaka Tajima, Paavo. A. Penttilä, Kyoko Yamamoto, Yoshiaki Yuguchi, Junji Sugiyama, Tomoya Imai
The 255th ACS National Meeting Spring      Mar 2018   [Invited]
Lipid-modified E. coli to express eukaryotic membrane proteins
IMAI Tomoya
ConBio2017      Dec 2017
Applications of small-angle scattering for characterizing the nanoscale morphology of bacterial cellulose
Paavo A. Penttilä, Tomoya Imai, Masahiro Mizuno, Yoshihiko Amano, Junji Sugiyama, Ralf Schweins
The 3rd International Symposium on Bacterial Nano Cellulose      Oct 2017
CESEC: a platform to assay cellulose synthase activity
Tomoya Imai, Shi-jing Sun, Junji Sugiyama
The 4th International Cellulose Conference 2017      Oct 2017
Molecular anatomy of cellulose synthase complex in Acetobacter
Shi-jing Sun, Tomoya Imai, Junji Sugiyama, Satoshi Kimura
The 3rd International Symposium on Bacterial Nano Cellulose      Oct 2017
Time-resolved SAXS measurement of cellulose synthesized in vitro
Hirotaka Tajima, Paavo Penttilä, Tomoya Imai, Junji Sugiyama, Yoshiaki Yuguchi
   Sep 2017
In situ observation of cellulose synthase activity by time-resolved small angle X-ray scattering
PENTTILÄ Paavo, IMAI Tomoya, YUGUCHI Yoshiaki
2017 Cellulose R&D      Jul 2017
Cellulose II formation by cellulose synthase: Negative data can make themselves positive?
IMAI Tomoya, Junji Sugiyama
The 253rd ACS National Meeting spring      Apr 2017
Fibrillar assembly of bacterial cellulose in the presence of wood hemicelluloses
Paavo A Penttilä、Junji Sugiyama、Tomoya Imai
The 23rd annual meeting of the cellulose society of Japan      Jul 2016
Fibrillar assembly of bacterial cellulose in the presence of wood hemicelluloses
Paavo A. Penttilä, Junji Sugiyama, Tomoya Imai
ACS National Meeting 2016      Mar 2016
Cellulose synthase activity assayed in the living cell
Shi-jing Sun, Yoshiki Horikawa, Junji Sugiyama, Tomoya Imai
ACS National Meeting 2016 Spring      Mar 2016
Dynamics behaviours of a baccterila expansin on cellulose crystal surface
Toshifumi, Yui, Takuya Uto, M. Takemoto, Tomoya Imai
ACS National Meeting 2016 Spring      Mar 2016
Longitudinal order on cellulose microfibrils in aquatic algae
Yoshiki Horikawa, Tomoya Imai, Junji Sugiyama
ACS National Meeting 2016 Spring      Mar 2016
A non-radioisotopic method for counting the activity of celluose synthase, using light scattering
IMAI Tomoya, SUGIYAMA Junji
BMB2015      Dec 2015
In vitro synthesis of cellulose under different conditions
Paavo A. Penttila, Junji Sugiyama, Tomoya Imai
セルロース学会第22回年次大会      Jul 2015
In vitro synthesis of cellulose under various conditions
Paavo A. Penttil?, Junji Sugiyama, Tomoya Imai
249th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition      Mar 2015
Effects of reaction conditions on cellulose structures synthesized in vitro
Paavo A. Penttil?, Junji Sugiyama, Tomoya Imai
International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology 2015      Mar 2015
Function analysis of cellulose synthase by site-directed mutagenesis
Shi-jing Sun, Yoshiki Horikawa, Junji Sugiyama, Tomoya Imai
International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology 2015      Mar 2015
Longitudinal suprastructure of cellulose microfibril in green algae
Horikawa Y., Imai T., Sugiyama J
International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology 2015      Mar 2015
Imai, T., Sun, S., Horikawa, Y., Wada, M., Sugiyama, J.
EPNOE2013      Oct 2013
Practical evaluation for cellulase activity by estimating degree of polymerization (DP) of cellulose and its high-throughput analysis
Horikawa, Y., Imai, T., Sugiyama, J., Sakakibara, K., Tsujii, Y., Kobayashi, Y.
The 8th Pacific Regional Wood Anatomy Conference (PRWAC 2013), combined with the Annual Meeting of International Academy of Wood Science 2013 (IAWS-2013)      Oct 2013
Assessment of endoglucanase activity by analyzing degree of polymerization (DP) of cellulose and its high-throughput analysis
Horikawa, Y., Imai, T., Sugiyama, J., Sakakibara, K., Tsujii, Y., Kobayashi, Y.
International Symposium on Wood Quality and Utilization 2013(8th Joint Seminar of China-Korea-Japan on Wood Quality and Utilization of domestic species)      Oct 2013
Reinvestigation of cellulose-synthesizing activityof Gluconacetobacter xylinus
Tomoya Imai, Akira Hashimoto, Kenji Shimono1, Yoshiki Horikawa, Masahisa Wada, Junji Sugiyama
The 3rd International Cellulose Conference      Oct 2012
High-throughput analysis by near-infrared spectroscopy toward efficient ethanol production
Horikawa Y., Imai M., Kanai K., Imai T., Takada R., Watanabe T., Takabe K., Kobayashi Y., Sugiyama J.
Lignobiotech II Symposium      Oct 2012
NIR High-throughput analysis toward efficient saccharification
Yoshiki Horikawa, Makiko Imai, Keiko Kanai, Tomoya Imai, Takeshi Watanabe, Keiji Takabe, Junji Sugiyama
The 5th Bio-energy Symposium Cellulosic Bio-energy      Dec 2011
“Ceiling” phenomenon in saccharification
Yoshiki Horikawa, Tomoya Imai, Junji Sugiyama
The 5th Bio-energy Symposium Cellulosic Bio-energy      Dec 2011
Functional Analysis of Expansin with Infrared Spectroscopy
Masato Naruse, Tomoya Imai, Yoshiki Horikawa, Katsuro Yaoi, Kentaro Miyazaki, Junji Sugiyama
The 4th Conference on Biosynthesis of Plant Cell Wall      Oct 2011

Books etc

 
Enginnering Materials
YANO Hiroyuki, IMAI Tomoya (Part:Joint Work)
Aug 2017   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Biosynthesis of cellulose: enzymatic synthesis of an assembly of molecules [Invited]
IMAI Tomoya
Asia Research Node Symposium on Humanosphere Science   21 Feb 2017   Kyoto Univerisity and University Sains Malaysia
Escherichia coli as a platform to assay cellulose synthase
Tomoya IMAI, Shi-jing SUN, Yoshiki HORIKAWA, Masahisa WADA, Junji SUGIYAMA
EMN Meeting Cellulose   9 Mar 2016   
How to produce cellulose into "microfibril"? [Invited]
IMAI Tomoya
OIST Mini-workshop "Unraveling the mysteries of cellulose"   22 Apr 2015   Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

Research Grants & Projects

 
Molecular Structure of Polysaccharide Synthases
Project Year: 2002