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Tsuguru Fujii Last modified date:2021.06.14

Associate Professor / Systems Biology
Department of Bioresource Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture




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Academic Degree
Ph.D
Field of Specialization
Genetics
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
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Research
Research Interests
  • 1. CRISPR/Cas9-mediated molecular breeding of silkworm as a host for recombinant protein production.
    2. Genetic analysis of insect genes for practical purposes
    keyword : Silkworm, CRISPR/Cas9, Protein production, Mutant, NGS,
    2020.06~2020.12.
Academic Activities
Papers
1. Tsuguru Fujii, Kohei Kakino, Miyu Tanaka, Jae Man Lee, Takahiro Kusakabe, Yutaka Banno, A defect in purine nucleotide metabolism in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, causes a translucent larval integument and male infertility, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 10.1016/j.ibmb.2020.103458, 2020.08.
2. Fujii T., Banno Y., Identification of a novel function of the silkworm integument in nitrogen metabolism: Uric acid is synthesized within the epidermal cells in B. mori, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 10.1016/j.ibmb.2018.12.014, 105, 43-50.
3. Fujii T., Yamamoto K., Banno Y., Translucent larval integument and flaccid paralysis caused by genome editing in a gene governing molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis in Bombyx mori, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 10.1016/j.ibmb.2018.04.008, 99, 11-16.
4. Fujii T., Banno Y., Enlargement of egg size by crispr/cas9-mediated knockout of a sex-linked gene in the silkworm, bombyx mori, Journal of Insect Biotechnology and Sericology, 10.11416/jibs.87.3_071, 87, 3, 71-78.
5. Fujii T., Banno Y., Unique phenotype of the metamorphosis-defective mutant Ishigameyoh (gap): Establishment of a PCR-based marker for efficacious mutant maintenance in Bombyx mori, Journal of Insect Biotechnology and Sericology, 10.11416/jibs.86.3_095, 86, 3, 95-103.
6. Fujii T., Fujii T., Namiki S., Abe H., Sakurai T., Ohnuma A., Kanzaki R., Katsuma S., Ishikawa Y., Shimadaa T., Sex-linked transcription factor involved in a shift of sex-pheromone preference in the silkmoth Bombyx mori, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 10.1073/pnas.1107282108, 108, 44, 18038-18043.
Awards
  • Unique phenotype of the metamorphosis-defective mutant Ishigameyoh (gap): Establishment of a PCR-based marker for efficacious mutant maintenance in Bombyx mori.