Laboratory of Food Biochemistry

Functional food science and physiology for health promotion


  • NameE-mail Address
  • Position
  • Degree
  • Professor
  • Ph.D (Agriculture)


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  • KATO Eisuke
  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D (Science)


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  • OHSAKA Fumina
  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D (Agriculture)


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Selected Publications

  1. Ohsaka F, Karatsu Y, Kadota Y, Tochio T, Takemura N, Sonoyama K. Gut commensals suppress interleukin-2 production through microRNA-200/BCL11B and microRNA-200/ETS-1 axes in lamina propria leukocytes of murine large intestine. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 2021; 534: 808-814.
  2. Tatsuoka M, Osaki Y, Ohsaka F, Tsuruta T, Kadota Y, Tochio T, Hino S, Morita T, Sonoyama K. Consumption of indigestible saccharides and administration of Bifidobacterium pseudolongum reduce mucosal serotonin in murine colonic mucosa. British Journal of Nutrition in press.
  3. Kimura S, Kato E. TAS2R expression profile in brown adipose, white adipose, skeletal muscle, small intestine, liver and common cell lines derived from mice. Gene Reports 2020; 20: 100763.
  4. Lahrita L, Moriai K, Iwata R, Itoh K, Kato E. Quassinoids in Brucea javanica are potent stimulators of lipolysis in adipocytes. Fitoterapia 2019; 137: 104250.

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