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GU JIONGYAN Last modified date:2021.04.08

Assistant Professor / Section of Basic Dental Science
Department of Dental Science
Faculty of Dental Science

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

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Academic Degree
Field of Specialization
Nutrition Chemistry, Bone Cell Biology
Outline Activities
1. Studies on the coupling of specific osteoclast subpopulations and fibroblasts in alveolar bone.
2. Differentiation induction from rat bone marrow cells to osteoclasts, search for isolation culture conditions and
functional analysis.
3. Anatomical practice support for dental students and research instruction for graduate students in dental school.
Research Interests
  • Calcification regulation and innovative dentin regeneration by targeting for specific membrane surface molecules of odontoblast/osteoblast
    keyword : Odontoblast, Osteoblast, Membrane surface molecules, Dentin regeneration, Calcification
  • The fundamental research on the coupling of periodontal ligament fibroblasts and osteoclast subsets peculiar to alveolar bone.
    keyword : Osteoclasts, Periodontal ligament fibroblasts, Alveolar bone fracture, Periodontal tissue regeneration
  • Differentiation induction from rat bone marrow cells to osteoclasts, and isolation culture and functional analysis.
    keyword : Osteoclasts, Osteoclast precursors, Stromal cells, Differentiation, Bone resorption
  • Regulation of bone remodeling by membrane nanotubes.
    keyword : Osteoclast precursors, Cell fusion, Tunneling nanotubes, Membrane transport
Academic Activities
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japanese Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • Japanese Association for Oral Biology
  • Japanese Society of Oral Implantology
  • Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry
  • Japan Society of Nutrition and Food Science
  • The Sesame Science Society of Japan
  • The Japanese Society for Food Science and Technology
Educational Activities
1. Anatomy practice for undergraduate students (2nd grade).
2. Bone training for undergraduate students (2nd grade).
3. Assists in anatomy and embryology lectures for undergraduate students (2nd grade).
4. Research instruction for graduate students.