(Last updated : 2021-08-11 20:25:12)
  KUSHIRO Tetsuo
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Agriculture
   Position   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2021/06 Article Two triterpene synthases from Imperata cylindrica catalyzing the formation of a pair of diastereoisomers through boat or chair cyclization ChemBioChem 22(11),pp.1992-2001 (Collaboration) 
2. 2021/05 Article Synthesis of aminoacylated ergosterols: A new lipid component of fungi Steroids 169,pp.108823 (Collaboration) 
3. 2020/09 Article Plant-specific domains and fragmented sequences imply non-canonical functions in plant aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases. Genes 11,pp.1056 (Collaboration) 
4. 2020/06 Article RNA-dependent sterol aspartylation in fungi. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 117,pp.14948-14957 (Collaboration) 
5. 2019/12 Article Allylic hydroxylation of triterpenoids by a plant cytochrome P450 triggers key chemical transformations that produce a variety of bitter compounds. Journal of Biological Chemistry 294,pp.18662-18673 (Collaboration) 
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2018/09/24 Functional analysis of plant double-length tyrosyl-tRNA synthetase from Arabidopsis thaliana. (27th tRNA conference)
2. 2017/11/01 Arabidopsis histidyl-tRNA synthetase with an appended domain bestowed anthocyanin and lignin production upon overexpression in plants. (IUBMB Focused Meeting on the Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases.)
3. 2009/02/03 Biosynthesis of fungal meroterpenoids: a rich source of promising drug candidates. (The eighth NRCT-JSPS Joint Seminar)
4. 2008/06/26 Functional analysis of fungal meroterpenoid gene cluster (7th US-Japan seminar on the biosynthesis of natural products)
■ Academic Qualifications
1. 1995/04~1998/03 〔Doctoral course〕, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Completed,
2. 1993/04~1995/03 〔Master degree program〕, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Completed,
3. 1989/04~1993/03 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduated,
■ Career History
1. 2020/04~ Meiji University School of Agriculture Professor
2. 2010/04~2020/03 Meiji University School of Agriculture Associate Professor
3. 2000/09~2002 Scripps Research Institute Research Associate
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