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Kwansei Gakuin University
School of Science and Technology Department of Bioscience
Job title
Ph.D(Hiroshima University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2002
Professor, School of Science and Technology Department of Bioscience, Kwansei Gakuin University


Graduate School, Division of Biophere Sciences, Hiroshima University
Faculty of Applied Biological Science, Hiroshima University

Published Papers

Tk-PTP, protein tyrosine/serine phosphatese from hyperthermophilic archaeon Thermococcus kodakaraensis KOD1: Enzyme characteristics and identification of its substrate proteins.
Jeon, S-J., Fujiwara,S., Takagi,M., Tanaka,T., and Imanaka,T
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (Academic Press, San Diego, CA, USA)   295 508-514   Jul 2002   [Refereed]
Biophysical effect of amino acids on the prevention of protein aggregation.
Shiraki,K., Kudou,M., Fujiwara,S., Imanaka,T., and Takagi,M
J.Biochem..     134(2) 591-595   Nov 2002   [Refereed]
Synthesis of long poly(dA)-poly(dT) DNA without structural defects using enzymatic reaction; Tailored ligated poly (dA)-poly (dT).
Tanaka,S., Fujiwara,S., Tanaka,H., Taniguchi,M., Tabata,H., Fukui,K., and Kawai, T.
Chem. Comm   2330-2331   Dec 2002   [Refereed]
Surface histidine residue of archaeal histone affects DNAcompaction and thermostability.
Higashibata,H., Siddiqui,M.A., Takagi,M. Imanaka,T., and Fujiwara,S
FEMS Microbiol Lett   224 17-22   Aug 2003   [Refereed]
Genetic, Enzymatic, and Structural Analyses of Phenylalanyl-tRNA Synthetase from Thermococcus kodakaraensis KOD1.
Shiraki,K., Tsuji,M., Hashimoto,Y., Fujimoto,K., Fujiwara,S., Takagi,M. and Imanaka,T
J. Biochem   134(4) 567-574   Nov 2003   [Refereed]


Extremophiles: developments of their special functions and potential resources.
J.Biosci. Bioeng. (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands), 94/6, 518-525 (2002)      Dec 2002
Heat Dependent Structural Maturation of Thermostable Proteins.
Fujiwara,S., Shiraki,K., Takagi,M., and Imanaka,T.
Biotechnology Advances (2007)      Nov 2007

Books etc

Long-chain and branched polyamines in thermophilic microbes. In T. Kusano and H.Suzuki (ed.), Polyamines, a universal molecular nexus for growth, survival and specialised metabolism
Fukuda, W., Hidese, R., and Fujiwara,S. (Part:Joint Work, Long-chain and branched polyamines in thermophilic microbes.)
Springer Co.Ltd., New York   2014   ISBN:978-4-431-55211-6
Protein synthesis and polyamines in thermophiles: Effect of polyamines on nucleic acid maintenance and gene expression. In T. Kusano and H.Suzuki (ed.), Polyamines, a universal molecular nexus for growth, survival and specialised metabolism
Fujiwara,S., Hidese, R., Inoue,T., and Fukuda, W.
Springer Co.Ltd., New York   2014   ISBN:978-4-431-55211-6
Functional distribution of archaeal chaperonins. In Santosh Kumar, Shekhar Mande (ed), Prokaryotic Chaperonins
Gao,L. and Fujiwara,S. (Part:Joint Work, Functional distribution of archaeal chaperonins)
Springer Co.Ltd., New York   2017   ISBN:978-981-10-4651-3