TANAKA Masakazu

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TANAKA Masakazu
Nagasaki University
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
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Academic & Professional Experience

 Professor,Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences,Nagasaki University
 Research Associate
 Associate Professor


Graduate School, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyushu University
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science, Kyushu University

Published Papers

Effects of five-membered ring amino acid incorporation into peptides for coiled coil formation
Oba M, Ito C, Tanaka M
Bioorg Med Chem Lett   28(5) 875-877   2018   [Refereed]
Structural development of cell-penetrating peptides containing cationic proline derivatives
Kobayashi H, Misawa T, Oba M, Hirata N, Kanda Y, Tanaka M, Matsuno K, Demizu Y
Chem Pharm Bull   66(5) 575-580   2018   [Refereed]
Cell-penetrating peptides using cyclic alpha,alpha-disubstituted alpha-amino acids with basic functional groups
Kato T, Oba M, Nishida K, Tanaka M
ACS Biomat Sci Eng   4(4) 1368-1376   2018   [Refereed]
Helical structures of cyclopentene-based alpha,alpha-disubstituted alpha-amino acid homopeptides
Tanaka M, Yakabi H, Nakatani H, Ueda A, Doi M, Oba M
Chimia   72(12) 848-852   2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Left-handed helix of three-membered ring amino acid homopeptide interrupted by an N–H···ethereal O type hydrogen bond
Koba Y, Ueda A, Oba M, Doi M, Kato T, Demizu Y, Tanaka M
Org Lett   20(24) 7830-7834   2018   [Refereed]


Development of stabilized short helical peptides with cell-membrane penetrating ability
Yamashita H, Demizu Y, Misawa T, Oba M, Tanaka M, Kurihara M
Peptide Science 2014   149-150   2015
Synthesis and conformational analysis of helical oligomers with a changeable chiral acetal moiety
Eto E, Oba M, Ueda A, Ishikawa N, Kurihara M, Demizu Y, Suemune H, Doi M, Tanaka M
Peptide Science 2014   217-218   2015
N. Yamagata, Y. Demizu, Y. Sato, M. Doi, M. Tanaka, K. Nagasawa, H. Okuda, M. Kurihara
Tetrahedron Lett.   52(7) 798-801   2011
Y. Demizu, M. Doi, Y. Sato, M. Tanaka, H. Okuda, M. Kurihara
Chem. Eur. J   17(40) 11107-11109   2011

Conference Activities & Talks

Synthesis of a chiral three-membered ring α,α-disubstituted α-amino acid having two methyl groups and conformational analysis of its peptides
Hikaru Ikeda, Atsushi Ueda, Makoto Oba, Takuma Kato, Mitsunobu Doi, Masakazu Tanaka
10th International Peptide Symposium   3 Dec 2018   
Helical secondary structures of peptides composed of cyclic amino acids with a chiral acetal moiety
Ryo Eto, Makoto Oba, Atsushi Ueda, Mitsunobu Doi, Yosuke Demizu, Masaaki Kurihara, Masakazu Tanaka
10th International Peptide Symposium   3 Dec 2018   
Helical peptide-catalyzed asymmetric Michael addition reactions of malonates to cyclic enones
Tomohiro Umeno, Atsushi Ueda, Takuma Kato, Mitsunobu Doi, Masakazu Tanaka
10th International Peptide Symposium   3 Dec 2018   
Cell-penetrating peptide foldamers for drug delivery system
Makoto Oba, Masakazu Tanaka
10th International Peptide Symposium   3 Dec 2018   
Development of Peptide Foldamers for Asymmetric Reactions
Tomohiro Umeno, Atsushi Ueda, Takuma Kato, Mitsunobu Doi, Masakazu Tanaka
6th Japan–UK Symposium on Asymmetric Catalysis   28 Nov 2018   

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Social Contribution

[Interviewer, Investigater]  PMDA  Apr 2011 - Today