Prof. Dr. Hitoshi Shirakawa, Tohoku University, Japan

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Prof. Dr. Hitoshi Shirakawa, Tohoku University, Japan

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Biography

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Academic Background

  • Master of Agriculture (Tohoku University)
  • Ph.D. (Agriculture) (Tohoku University)

Career

  • (2003-present) Professor at Tohoku University Graduate School of Agriculture
  • Division of Bioscience and Biotechnology for Future Bioindustries
  • Department of Science of Food Function and Health
  • Laboratory of Nutrition

Research Area/Discipline

  • Applied biochemistry
  • Microbial molecular biology
  • Food science
  • Animal and human nutrition

Award

The Japanese Society of Agricultural Chemistry Tohoku Chapter Encouragement Prize

Publications

  • Fermented rice bran extract improves blood pressure and glucose in stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats
  • Effects of Vitamin K₂ on the Expression of Genes Involved in Bile Acid Synthesis and Glucose Homeostasis in Mice with Humanized PXR
  • Menaquinone-4 enhances testosterone production in rats and testis-derived tumor cells
  • Dietary supplementation of fermented rice bran effectively alleviates dextran sodium sulfate-induced colitis in mice
  • Dietary tryptophan alleviates dextran sodium sulfate-induced colitis through aryl hydrocarbon receptor in mice
  • Inhibitory effects of Kaempferia parviflora extract on monocyte adhesion and cellular reactive oxygen species production in human umbilical vein endothelial cells
  • Genotyping analysis of bitter-taste receptor genes TAS2R38 and TAS2R46 in Japanese patients with gastrointestinal cancers