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Kaori Tabata Last modified date:2016.07.06

Assistant Professor / Division of Molecular Bioinformatics
Department of Chemo-Pharmaceutical Sciences
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

Academic Degree
Field of Specialization
molecular biology, protein science
Research Interests
  • Structural Basis for synthesis of tropane by polyketide synthase from Datura
    keyword : polyketide synthase
  • Studies on the mechanism of cell death induced by cannabinoids
    keyword : cell death
  • Structure and function analysis of heparanase involved in cancer metastasis
    keyword : structural analysis
  • Silkworm expression of immune cell surface receptor
    keyword : protein science
  • Structure and function of DNA replication related protein in Escherichia coli
    keyword : structural analysis
  • Studies on the metabolic enzyme from medicinal plants
    keyword : enzyme, cloning
Academic Activities
1. Sasaki K, Taura F, Shoyama Y, Morimoto S, Molecular characterization of a novel beta-glucuronidase from Scutellaria baicalensis georgi, J. Biol. Chem., 275, 35, 27466-27472 , 2000.09.
2. Sasaki K, Ose T, Tanaka T, Mizukoshi T, Ishigaki T, Maenaka K, Masai H, Kohda D, Crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of the N-terminal domain of PriA from Escherichia coli, Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1764, 1, 157-160 , 2006.01.
3. Sasaki K, Ose T, Okamoto N, Maenaka K, Tanaka T, Masai H, Saito M, Shirai T, Kohda D, Structural basis of the 3'-end recognition of a leading strand in stalled replication forks by PriA, EMBO J., 26, 10, 2584-2593 , 2007.05.
4. Sasaki K, Kajikawa M, Kuroki K, Motohashi T, Shimojima T, Park EY, Kondo S, Yagi H, Kato K, Maenaka K, Silkworm expression and sugar profiling of human immune cell surface receptor, KIR2DL1, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 387, 3, 575-580 , 2009.09.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan
  • The Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy
  • The Molecular Biology Society of Japan