Current research activities

Engineering of energy metabolism for breeding and functional analysis of industrially useful microorganisms (Escherichia coli, Coryneform-glutamic acid-producing bacteria); Screening and utilization of non-proteogenic amino acid-converting enzymes; Analysis of bile acid stress in intestinal lactic acid bacteria; Analysis of intestinal microbiota composition under bile acid stress; Screening and analysis of secondary bile acid-producing intestinal bacteria; Molecular genetics of bifidobacteria.