UEDA Kenji

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UEDA Kenji
Nihon University
College of Bioresource Sciences, Department of Applied Biological Science
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Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1992
Mar 1995
JSPS fellow DC1
Apr 1995
Mar 1996
Assistant Professor, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Nihon University
Apr 1996
Mar 1999
Assistant Professor, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University
Apr 1999
Mar 2002
Lecturer, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University
Apr 2002
Mar 2007
Associate Professor, College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University


Apr 1986
Mar 1990
Department of Agricultural Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, The University of Tokyo
Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Committee Memberships

May 2017
Bioscience Biotechnology and Biochemistry  Cihef Editor
Dec 2016
Applied Microbiology Biotechnology  Editor
Mar 2014
Mar 2016
The Journal of General and Applied Microbiology  Executive Editor
Dec 2011
International Symposium on the Biology of Actinomycetes  International Committee Member
Sep 2006
Jul 2008
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology  Editorial Board Member

Awards & Honors

Sep 2016
放線菌の形態分化と二次代謝の適応応答に関する研究, 日本放線菌学会・学会賞, The Society for Actinomycetes Japan
Mar 2012
Pseudomonasに存在する新しい光センシング機構, 日本農芸化学会2012年度大会トピックス賞
Mar 2005
Award for the Encouragement of Young Scientists, The Japan Bioscience, Biotechnology and Agrochemistry Society
Nov 2002
Award for Young Scientists, The Foundation of Agricultural Sciences of Japan
Mar 2000
Award for Excellence to Authors Publishing in Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry

Published Papers

Sumi S, Shiratori-Takano H, Ueda K, Takano H
J Bacteriol      2018   [Refereed]
Screening, Isolation, and Identification of Zeaxanthin-Producing Bacteria
Asker D, Awad TS, Beppu T, Ueda K
Methods Mol Biol   1852 193-209   2018   [Refereed]
Purification and Identification of Astaxanthin and Its Novel Derivative Produced by Radio-tolerant Sphingomonas astaxanthinifaciens
Asker D, Awad TS, Beppu T, Ueda K
Methods Mol Biol   1852 171-192   2018   [Refereed]
Rapid and Selective Screening Method for Isolation and Identification of Carotenoid-Producing Bacteria
Asker D, Awad TS, Beppu T, Ueda K
Methods Mol Biol   1852 143-170   2018   [Refereed]
Watsuji T, Motoki K, Hada E, Nagai Y, Takaki Y, Yamamoto A, Ueda K, Toyofuku T, Yamamoto H, Takai K
Microbes Environ   33 348-356   Oct 2018   [Refereed]


Microbial innovations in the world of food
Kawasaki H, Ueda K
Biosci Biotechnol Biochem   81 48-53   Jan 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
High production of a class III lantipeptide AmfS in Streptomyces griseus
Takano H, Matsui Y, Nomura J, Fujimoto M, Katsumata N, Koyama T, Mizuno I, Amano S, Shiratori-Takano H, Komatsu M, Ikeda H, Ueda K
Biosci Biotechnol Biochem   81 153-164   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Antibiotics in microbial coculture
Ueda K, Beppu T
J Antibiot   70 361-365   Oct 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Developmental defect of cytochrome oxidase mutants of Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2)
Fujimoto M, Chijiwa M, Nishiyama T, Takano H, Ueda K
Microbiology   162 1446-1455   Aug 2016
Role of the semi-conserved histidine residue in the light-sensing domain of LitR, a MerR-type photosensory transcriptional regulator
Takano H, Mise K, Maruyama T, Hagiwara K, Ueda K
Microbiology   162 1500-1509   Aug 2016

Books etc

上田賢志 (Part:Joint Work, ビタミンをつくる微生物)
朝倉書店   Jul 2017   ISBN:978-4-254-43121-6
Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology
H. Shiratori-Takano and K. Ueda (Part:Joint Work, Lutispora)
Wiley   Mar 2017   ISBN:9781118960608
The Mechanistic Benefits of Microbial Symbionts
Kenji Ueda and Teruhiko Beppu (Part:Joint Work, Syntrophic growth of Symbiobacterium thermophilum in association with free-living bacteria)
Springer   Sep 2016   ISBN:978-3-319-28066-0
Applied Microbiology
上田賢志 (Part:Joint Work, 生理活性物質)
文永堂出版   Jul 2016   ISBN:978-4-8300-4131-0
Comprehensive Natural Products II -Chemistry and Biology
Sueharu Horinouchi,Kenji Ueda,Jiro Nakayama,Tsukasa Ikeda, (Part:Joint Work, 283-337)
Elsevier   May 2010   

Conference Activities & Talks

糸状菌相互応答講座開設記念シンポジウム   15 Jan 2018   筑波大学大学院生命環境科学研究科
学校法人北里研究所 学会賞受賞者特別講演会   30 Jan 2017   学校法人 北里研究所
Newly discovered endogenous signaling routes in Streptomyces: the role of ATP and nitric oxide [Invited]
Kenji Ueda
The 13th International Symposium on the Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms   17 Oct 2016   
放線菌の形態分化と二次代謝の適応応答機構に関する研究 [Invited]
日本放線菌学会2016年度大会   8 Sep 2016   日本放線菌学会
日本農芸化学会2016年度大会   29 Mar 2016   

Research Grants & Projects

Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): 上田賢志
Global control of microbial community based on the role of CO2, the most general quormone
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2022
Unveiling CO2 stimulon underlying microbial community
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2020
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2019


特許公開2009-201369 : 新規アスタキサンチンジラムノシドとその製造法
アスカーダラル 外5名
特許公開2006-61085 : 新規なβ-N-アセチルへキソサミニダーゼ
西尾 俊幸 外5名
特許公開2005-245287 : メタン発酵微生物系の診断方法およびプライマー
宮 晶子 外4名
特許公開2004-261124 : メタン生成細菌を検出するためのプライマー及びそれを用いた検出方法等
別府 輝彦 外4名
特許公開2003-250525 : 放線菌の形態分化及び/または二次代謝誘導物質及びこれを用いた放線菌の抗生物質生産能増強方法
別府 輝彦 外2名