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Kyoto University
Job title
Assistant Professor
Ph.D.(Kyushu University)
Research funding number


My study interests are nutritional science of animals during developmental stage, application of metabolomics (especially targeted-analysis of tryptophan metabolites) in animal science, and functions of imidazole dipeptides (carnosine, anserine, balenine, etc.).

Research Areas


Committee Memberships

Apr 2015
Japan Poultry Science Association  Editorial Board (Section Editor)

Published Papers

Inoue H, Matsushige T, Ichiyama T, Okuno A, Takikawa O, Tomonaga S, Anlar B, Yüksel D, Otsuka Y, Kohno F, Hoshide M, Ohga S, Hasegawa S.
Journal of Neuroimmunology   339 577088   Feb 2020   [Refereed]
Goto T, Mori H, Shiota S, Tomonaga S.
Metabolites   9(10) 224   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
The effect of dietary carnosine supplementation on metabolite levels in the liver and cecal content of mice.
Nakata R, Sato M, Tomonaga S.
Trace Nutrients Research   36 66-72   Dec 2019   [Refereed]
Tomonaga S, Furuse M.
Journal of Poultry Science   In press    Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Suzuki M, Chen HJ, Tomonaga S, Hashimoto O, Kawada T, Matsui T, Funaba M.
Cell Biochemistry and Function   37(5) 377-384   Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Mashima D, Oka Y, Gotoh T, Tomonaga S, Sawano S, Nakamura M, Tatsumi R, Mizunoya W.
Animal Science Journal   90(4) 604-609   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Fujimoto Y, Hashimoto O, Shindo D, Sugiyama M, Tomonaga S, Murakami M, Matsui T, Funaba M.
Journal of Cellular Biochemistry   120(1) 821-835   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Nishiyama M, Nakagawa R, Tomonaga S, Funaba M, Matsui T.
Trace Nutrients Research   35 28-33   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Shiota S, Tomonaga S.
Trace Nutrients Research   35 34-40   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Chen HJ, Ihara T, Yoshioka H, Itoyama E, Kitamura S, Nagase H, Murakami H, Hoshino Y, Murakami M, Tomonaga S, Matsui T, Funaba M.
Journal of Animal Science   96(9) 3884-3896   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Nakatani M, Inoue R, Tomonaga S, Fukuta K, Tsukahara T.
Nutrients   10(9) 1220   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Usuda K, Kawase T, Shigeno Y, Fukuzawa S, Fujii K, Zhang H, Tsukahara T, Tomonaga S, Watanabe G, Jin W, Nagaoka K.
Scientific Reports   8 11073   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Shigematsu M, Tomonaga S, Shimokawa F, Murakami M, Imamura T, Matsui T, Funaba M.
The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry   56 35-47   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Ijiri D, Hozo N, Shimamoto S, Kawaguchi M, Furukawa A, Tada O, Tomonaga S, Nakashima K, Ohtsuka A.
Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho   89(2) 191-198   May 2018   [Refereed]
Tomonaga S, Okuyama H, Tachibana T, Makino R.
Animal Science Journal   89(2) 448-455   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Goto T, Tomonaga S, Toyoda A.
Journal of Proteome Research   16(5) 1857-1867   May 2017   [Refereed]
Takemoto S, Tomonaga S, Funaba M, Matsui T.
Animal Science Journal   88(12) 1970-1978   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Shigematsu M, Nakagawa R, Tomonaga S, Funaba M, Matsui T.
British Journal of Nutrition   116(10) 1699-80   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Abd Eldaim MA, Hashimoto O, Ohtsuki H, Yamada T, Murakami M, Onda K, Sato R, Kanamori Y, Qiao Y, Tomonaga S, Matsui T, Funaba M.
Journal of Animal Science   94(12) 5097-5104   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Qiao Y, Tomonaga S, Matsui T, Funaba M.
Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology   424 71-80   Mar 2016   [Refereed]


Plasma metabolomic profiling in chickens under heat stress
15th Annual Conference of the Metabolomics Society      Jun 2019   [Refereed]
The effect of dietary carnosine supplementation on metabolite levels in the liver and cecal content of mice
Nakata R, Sato M, Kawabe S, Shiota S, Tomonaga S.
3rd International Symposium of Kyoto Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Society      Feb 2019
Plasma levels of tryptophan and quinolinic acid in chicks
Tomonaga S, Matsuo K, Shiraishi J.
2015 International Society for Tryptophan Research Conference      Sep 2015
Effects of orally administered threonine on low-molecular-metabolite concentrations in plasma and tissues of growing rats
Yano J, Tomonaga S.
12th Asian Congress of Nutrition      May 2015
Effects of orally administered β-alanine on imidazole dipeptide levels in chickens
Tomonaga S.
International Congress on Carnosine and Anserine 2014      Aug 2014   [Invited]

Books etc

Tyrosine and Aspartic Acid: Properties, Sources and Health Benefits
Tomonaga S, Erwan E, Denbow DM, Furuse M. (Part:Joint Work, Functions of brain L-aspartate and its derivatives on stress responses. in press)
NOVA Science Publishers Inc.   Jun 2012   ISBN:978-1-62100-815-6
Arginine Amino Acid
Tomonaga S, Denbow DM, Furuse M. (Part:Joint Work, Central functions of L-arginine and its metabolites for stress behavior. 163-189)
NOVA Science Publishers Inc.   Jan 2011   ISBN:978-1-61761-981-6
Handbook of Green Tea and Health Research
Furuse M, Adachi N, Tomonaga S, Yamane H, Denbow DM. (Part:Joint Work, Central functions of green tea components. 1-22)
EAAP Publication   Mar 2009   ISBN:978-1-60741-045-4