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Associate Professor

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Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • The University of Tokyo, Master's Course, Completed

  • The University of Tokyo, Doctor's Course, Completed

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Doctor(Agriculture), The University of Tokyo

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2010.04
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Natural Sciences, Chemistry, Associate Professor

Published Papers & Misc 【 display / non-display

  • Masayuki Nara, Yoriko Sawano, Toshiyuki Katsumata. Extension cource "Fun science experiments for younger schoolchildren" Journal of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Tokyo Medical and Dental University. 2018.03; (48): 37-46.

  • Hui-Min Qin, Takuya Miyakawa, Akira Inoue, Ryuji Nishiyama, Akira Nakamura, Atsuko Asano, Yoriko Sawano, Takao Ojima, Masaru Tanokura. Structure and Polymannuronate Specificity of a Eukaryotic Member of Polysaccharide Lyase Family 14. J. Biol. Chem.. 2017.02; 292 (6): 2182-2190. ( PubMed, DOI )

  • Hai Zheng, Takuya Miyakawa, Yoriko Sawano, Atsuko Asano, Akinori Okumura, Satoshi Yamagoe, Masaru Tanokura. Crystal Structure of Human Leukocyte Cell-derived Chemotaxin 2 (LECT2) Reveals a Mechanistic Basis of Functional Evolution in a Mammalian Protein with an M23 Metalloendopeptidase Fold. J. Biol. Chem.. 2016.08; 291 (33): 17133-17142. ( PubMed, DOI )

  • You-Lin Xue, Takuya Miyakawa, Akira Nakamura, Ken-Ichi Hatano, Yoriko Sawano, Masaru Tanokura. Yam Tuber Storage Protein Reduces Plant Oxidants Using the Coupled Reactions as Carbonic Anhydrase and Dehydroascorbate Reductase. Mol Plant. 2015.07; 8 (7): 1115-1118. ( PubMed, DOI )

  • Takuya Miyakawa, Ken-ichi Hatano, Yumiko Miyauchi, You-ichi Suwa, Yoriko Sawano, Masaru Tanokura. A secreted protein with plant-specific cysteine-rich motif functions as a mannose-binding lectin that exhibits antifungal activity. Plant Physiol.. 2014.10; 166 (2): 766-778. ( PubMed, DOI )

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