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Takeshi YAMAGAMI Last modified date:2024.04.01

Assistant Professor / Biological Chemistry
Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology
Faculty of Agriculture

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Academic Degree
Ph.D (Agricultural science)
Field of Specialization
protein chemistry
Research Interests
  • DNA polymerase
    keyword : DNA polymerase
  • topoisomerase
    keyword : topoisomerase
  • Replisome
    keyword : replisome
  • Studies on DNA polymerases from Archaea
    keyword : DNA polymerase
  • Creation of DNA polymerase using metagenome information
    keyword : DNA polymerase
  • Studies on DNA replication of Archaea
    keyword : DNA replication
  • studies on ACS synthase from Arabidopsis
    keyword : Arabidopsis, ethylene, ACC synthase
  • structure-function relationship of plant chitinases
    keyword : chitinase
    1989.04~2000.02structure and function relationship of plant chitinases.
Academic Activities
1. Yamagami, T. and M. Ishiguro, Complete amino acid sequence of chitinase-1 and -2 from bulbs of genus Tulipa,, Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 10.1271/bbb.62.1253, 62, 6, 1253-1257, 62, 1253-1257, 1998.01.
2. Yamagami, T., G. Funatsu, and M. Ishiguro, Positions of disulfide bonds in rye (Secale cereale) seed chitinase-a, Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 10.1271/bbb.64.1313, 64, 6, 1313-1316, 64, 1313-1316, 2000.01.
3. Yamagami T., A. Tsuchisaka, K. Yamada, W. F. Haddon, L. A. Harden, and A. Theologis, Biochemical diversity among the 1-amino-cyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid synthase isozymes encoded by Arabidopsis gene family, J. Biol. Chem., 278, 49102-49112, 2003.12.
4. Yamagami, T., Ishino, S., Kawarabayasi, Y., and Ishino, Y., Mutant Taq DNA polymerases with improved elongation ability as a useful reagent for genetic engineering., Front Microbiol. , 5:461, 2014.09.
5. Yamagami, T., Matsukawa, H., Tsunekawa, S., Kawarabayasi, Y., Ishino, S., and Ishino, Y. , A longer finger-subdomain of family A DNA polymerases found by metagenomic analysis strengthens DNA binding and primer extension abilities., Gene, 10.1016, 576: 690-695, 2015.10.