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Nihon University Junior College
Junior College(Funabashi Campus), Department of Biotechnology and Material Chemistry
Job title
Doctor (Agriculture)(Kyoto University)
Other affiliation
Nihon University
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1992
Mar 2002
Research Associate, Faculty of Engineering,Yamanashi University
Apr 2002
Mar 2007
Lecturer, Junior College, Nihon University
Apr 2007
Mar 2011
Associate Professor, Junior College, Nihon University
Apr 2011
Professor, Junior College, Nihon University


Science, Faculty of Education, Kyoto University of Education
農芸化学, Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Kyoto University
Agricultural Chemistry, Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Kyoto University

Published Papers

Involvement of C-terminal amino acids of a hyperthermophilic serine racemase in its thermostability
Murakami Masahito; Saito Makoto; Yokobori Hirokazu; Nishimura Katsushi; Tanigawa Minoru; Nagata Yoko
Extremophiles : life under extreme conditions   22(1) 99-107   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Creation of Novel Material-product Convert Process by Carbon Dioxide
Takeshi TOYAMA, Katsushi NISHIMURA and Toru HOSHI
J. Res. Inst. Sci. Tech.   138 47-57   2017   [Refereed]
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted from fossil fuel combustion is a major contributor to global warming, and this has triggered efforts aimed at reducing CO2 discharge. Silicon (Si) is positioned blow carbon (C) in the periodic table, and its properties...
Yuki Hirato, Mayumi Tokuhisa, Minoru Tanigawa, Hiroyuki Ashida, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Katsushi Nishimura
Phytochemistry   135 18-23   2017   [Refereed]
D-Threonine aldolase (DTA) catalyzes the pyridoxal 5’-phosphate (PLP)-dependent interconversion of D- threonine and glycine plus acetaldehyde. In this study, DTA from the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii was discovered and characterized, repre...
Yuki Hirato, Masaru Goto, Mayumi Tokuhisa, Minoru Tanigawa and Katsushi Nishimura
Acta Cryst. F   73(1) 86-89   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
D-Threonine aldolase from the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (CrDTA) catalyzes the interconversion of several beta-hydroxy-D-amino acids (e.g. D-threonine) and glycine plus the corresponding aldehydes. Recombinant CrDTA was overexpressed in...
Purification of Pyridylaminated Oligosaccharides Using 1,2Dichloroethane Extraction
Yusuke Suzuki, Aya Okano, Kazuya Kabayama, Atsuyoshi Nishina, Minoru Tanigawa, Katsushi Nishimura, Yasunori Kushi
Analytical Sciences   32 487-490   Apr 2016   [Refereed]


Carbon Dioxide Fixation by Microalgae and Construction of Conversion Process to Valuable Compounds
Katsushi Nishimura
Journal of the Society of Inorganic Materials, Japan   25(397) 471-476   Nov 2018   [Invited]

Books etc

PURIFICATION OF ALANINE RACEMASE FROM HELICOBACTER PYLORI. In D-Amino Acids: A New Frontier in Amino Acids and Protein Research.
Katsushi Nishimura and Yoko Nagata (Part:Joint Work)
Nova Science Publishers   2007   
西村克史,奥野祥治,浮谷基彦,小森谷友絵,高橋大輔,谷川実著秋久俊博,長田洋子,神野英毅,和泉剛,宮澤三雄,深津誠 編著 (Part:Joint Work)
共立出版   2007   
生化学辞典 第四版
東京化学同人   2007   
生化学辞典 第三版
東京化学同人   1998   

Conference Activities & Talks

好冷好圧性細菌 Shewanellaviolacea DSS12 由来のアラニンラセマーゼの圧力耐性と圧力依存性
板橋慶亮,三宅ジャスティン聖也エミール,小池美弥,德久真弓,谷川 実,加藤千明,西村克史
第19回極限環境微生物学会年会, 島根大   Dec 2018   
好冷好圧性細菌 Shewanellaviolacea DSS12 の D-アミノ酸脱水素酵素の精製と耐圧性
浅賀悠希,川名陽人,小池美弥,德久真弓,谷川 実,加藤千明,西村克史
第19回極限環境微生物学会年会, 島根大   Dec 2018   
硫黄酸化細菌 Starkeya novella のアラニンラセマーゼの精製と性質
及川由海,鈴木一生,富沢 紀,小池美弥,谷川 実,西村克史
第19回極限環境微生物学会年会, 島根大   Dec 2018   
好酸性鉄酸化細菌 Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans における D-アミノ酸脱水素酵素の生理的機能
佐々木慶,酒井辰徳,鈴木里菜,小池美弥,谷川 実,西村克史
第19回極限環境微生物学会年会, 島根大   Dec 2018   
D-Amino Acid Metabolic Proteins in the Sulfur-Oxidizing Bacterium Starkeya novella
Minoru Tanigawa, Jun Hataya, Mayumi Oda, Miya Koike, Katsushi Nishimura
12th international Congress on Extremophiles, Ischia, Italy   Sep 2018