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Noriyuki Igura Last modified date:2018.06.11

Associate Professor / Food Science and Biotechnology
Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology
Faculty of Agriculture

Graduate School
Undergraduate School
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Academic Degree
Ph.D. (Agriculture)
Field of Specialization
Food Process Engineering
Outline Activities
Non-thermal and/or mild-thermal food processing and inactivation of microorganisms.
Food quality, such as rheology and flavor, change after food processing.
Research Interests
  • Study of food texture and flavor after high pressure treatment
    keyword : high pressure, flavor, texture
    2005.04~2016.03Study of food texture and flavor profiles after high pressure treatment..
  • Study of high pressure inactivation of microorganisms.
    keyword : high pressure, sterilization, quality
    2000.02~2003.12Inactivation of microorganisms in food under high pressure and low to intermediate temperature..
Academic Activities
1. Maeda Y. Igura N. Shimoda M. Hayakawa I, Bactericidal effect of atmospheric gas plasma on Escherichia coli K12, International Journal of Food Science & Technology, 10.1046/j.1365-2621.2003.00746.x, 38, 8, 889-892, 38(8):889-892, 2003.12.
2. Igura N, Kamimura Y., Islam M.S., Shimoda M., Hayakawa I., Effects of minerals on resistance of Bacillus subtilis spores to heat and hydrostatic pressure, APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 10.1128/AEM.69.10.6307-6310.2003, 69, 10, 6307-6310, 69(10) 6307-6310, 2003.10.
3. Islam M. S., Igura N. Shimoda M, Hayakawa I., Effects of low hydrostatic pressure and moderate heat on texture, pectic substances and color of carrot., EUROPEAN FOOD RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY, 10.1007/s00217-003-0716-1, 217, 1, 34-38, 217: 34-38, 2003.07.
4. Purevdorj D, Igura N, Ariyada O, Hayakawa I, Effect of feed gas composition of gas discharge plasmas on Bacillus pumilus spore mortality, LETTERS IN APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY, 10.1046/j.1472-765X.2003.01341.x, 37, 1, 31-34, 37:31-34, 2003.01.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Society for Biotechnology, Japan
  • The Japan Scociety for Analytical Chemistry
  • Japanese Society for Food Science and Technology
  • Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry
  • The Society for Biotechnology, Japan
Educational Activities
Unit Process II
Food Process Machinary