THANUTCHAPORN KUMRUNGSEE

Last Updated :2019/12/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, ., Assistant Professor
Web Site
E-mail
kumrunghiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction

My research interests are in elucidation of food factors with potent preventive effects on lifestyle-related diseases and their mechanisms.

"Let Food be Your Medicine"

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2019/06/04, 2019/08/28, McMaster University, Canada, Faculty of Health Sciences, Visiting professor
  • 2016/04/01, 2019/03/31, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Food Science and Biofunctions Division, Assistant Professor
  • 2015/10/01, 2016/03/31, Kyushu University, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Postdoctoral researcher
  • 2019/04/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Assistant Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Kyushu University, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Food Science and Biotechnology, 2012/10, 2015/09
  • Kyushu University, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Food Science and Biotechnology, 2010/10, 2012/09
  • Kasetsart University, Departmnet of Food Science and Technology, Food Science and Technology, Thailand, 2004/05, 2009/03

Academic Degrees

  • Kyushu University

Educational Activity

  • 【Bachelor Degree Program】School of Applied Biological Science : Department of Applied Biological Science
  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Food and AgriLife Science
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Food and AgriLife Science

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Agricultural chemistry;Food science

Research Keywords


  • Skeletal muscle
    Muscle stem cells (satellite cells)
    Muscle regeneration
    functional foods
    bioactive compounds
    Carnosine/Homocarnosine
    vitamin B6

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japan Society of Nutrition and Food Science, 2016
  • The Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry (JSBBA), 2017
  • American Physiological Society, 2019/09

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Life, food, and environmental sciences
  2. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Food safety and health science
  3. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Applied Biological Science I
  4. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory work in nutritional biochemistry
  5. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Food and health sciences
  6. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Modern Food Science
  7. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation
  8. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Practice in Food Science and Biofunctions
  9. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Nutritional Biochemistry
  10. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Health and Nutrition Science
  11. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science B
  12. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science B
  13. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
  14. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
  15. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Food andAgriLife Science
  16. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Nutrition and Food Functions II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Feeding of the water extract from Ganoderma lingzhi to rats modulates secondary bile acids, intestinal microflora, mucins, and propionate important to colon cancer, BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 81(9), 1796-1804, 2017
  2. Identification of peptides in wheat germ hydrolysate that demonstrate calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II inhibitory activity, Food Chemistry, 213, 329-335, 2016, December, 15
  3. Vasorelaxant effect of 5'-methylthioadenosine obtained from Candida utilis yeast extract through the suppression of intracellular Ca2+ concentration in rat isolated aorta, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, In Press, 2016
  4. Elution profile of di-peptides on a sulfonated ethylstyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer resin column by high-performance liquid chromatography, Analytical Sciences, 31, 45-50, 20150110
  5. Identification of peptides from soybean protein, glycinin, possessing suppression of intracellular Ca2+ concentration in vascular smooth muscle cells, Food Chemistry, 152, 218-224, 2014
  6. Feeding Aspergillus protease preparation combined with adequate protein diet to rats increases levels of cecum gut-protective amino acids, partially linked to Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus, Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 83(10), 1901-1911, 2019, 06, 11
  7. Novel metabolic disturbances in marginal vitamin B-6-deficient rat heart, JOURNAL OF NUTRITIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY, 65, 26-34, 201903
  8. Beneficial Effects of Dietary Tempeh Prepared with Rhizopus stolonifer on Liver Function in Rats Fed with a High-Fat Diet, JOURNAL OF NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE AND VITAMINOLOGY, 64(5), 379-383, 2018
  9. GDE5 inhibition accumulates intracellular glycerophosphocholine and suppresses adipogenesis at a mitotic clonal expansion stage, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-CELL PHYSIOLOGY, 316(2), C162-C174, 201902
  10. Increased intestinal ethanol following consumption of fructooligosaccharides in rats, BIOMEDICAL REPORTS, 9(5), 427-432, 201811
  11. The effects of tempe fermented with Rhizopus microsporus, Rhizopus oryzae, or Rhizopus stolonifer on the colonic luminal environment in rats, JOURNAL OF FUNCTIONAL FOODS, 49, 162-167, 201810
  12. The effects of tempe fermented with Rhizopus microsporus, Rhizopus oryzae, or Rhizopus stolonifer on the colonic luminal environment in rats, Journal of Functional Foods, 49, 162-167, 2018, October
  13. Production of Isoflavone Aglycone-enriched Tempeh with Rhizopus stolonifer, FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH, 24(3), 493-499, MAR 2018
  14. Gender Difference and Dietary Supplemental Vitamin B-6: Impact on Colon Luminal Environment, JOURNAL OF NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE AND VITAMINOLOGY, 64(2), 116-128, 2018
  15. Transgenic mice specifically expressing amphiregulin in white adipose tissue showed less adipose tissue mass, GENES TO CELLS, 23(3), 136-145, MAR 2018
  16. Rice bran wax oleogel: A potential margarine replacement and its digestibility effect in rats fed a high-fat diet, JOURNAL OF FUNCTIONAL FOODS, 39, 250-256, DEC 2017
  17. TALEN-mediated targeted editing of the GDE5 gene suppresses fibroblastic cell proliferation, BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 81(11), 2164-2167, 2017
  18. Consumption of an acid protease derived from Aspergillus oryzae causes bifidogenic effect in rats, NUTRITION RESEARCH, 44, 60-66, 42948
  19. Time-course microarrays reveal early activation of the immune transcriptome in a choline-deficient mouse model of liver injury, LIFE SCIENCES, 184, 103-111, SEP 1 2017
  20. Inhibition of calcium-calmodulin complex formation by vasorelaxant basic dipeptides demonstrated by in vitro and in silico analyses, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta- General Subjects, 1840, 3073-3078, 2014

Publications such as books

  1. 2017/11, Science within Food: Up-to-date Advances on Research and Educational Ideas, Vitamin B6: a heart-protective molecule through a novel mechanism of increasing histidine-related compounds, vitamin B6; histidine-related compounds; carnosine; histamine; heart; cardiovascular disease, Formatex Research Center, 2017, November, E, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, Dwi Eva Nirmagustina, Norihisa Kato, Noriyuki Yanaka and Hong C. Lai, 978-84-947512-1-9, 299
  2. 2018/01/30, Advances in Industrial Applications of Yeasts, Koji-molds, and Lactic Acid Bacteria, 2018, January, J, 加藤範久, 楊 永寿, Kumrungsee T, 978-4-7813-1317-7, 264

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. We are in the age when banana, chocolate, and steak may disappear, 1. Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, INU Student Seminar on Global Citizenship and Peace, 2018/08/10, With Invitation, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima University
  2. Vitamin B6 deficiency impairs imidazole homeostasis and energy metabolism in rat heart, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, Dwi Eva Nirmagustina, Noriyuki Yanaka, Norihisa Kato, Nutrition 2018, 2018/06/09, Without Invitation, American Society of Nutrition, Boston, MA, USA
  3. Agriculture and Food Innovation: Functional foods as value-added agricultural products for health promotion, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, Triple Helix International Seminar: Linking University-Industry-Government, 2018/03/07, With Invitation, . University of Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
  4. Why is vitamin B6 important for your heart and skeletal muscle?, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, Dwi Eva Nirmagustina, Noriyuki Yanaka, and Norihisa Kato, 2018/03/05, With Invitation, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, Tianjin, China, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, Tianjin, China
  5. Vitamin B6: an underestimated compound regulating homeostasis of heart-protective peptides., Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, Dwi Eva Nirmagustina, Noriyuki Yanaka, Norihisa Kato., The First International Conference of “Innovation of Functional Foods in Asia (IFFA), 2018/01/22, Without Invitation, Phayao, Thailand
  6. A possible novel mechanism underlying heart-protective effects of vitamin B6, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, Dwi Eva Nirmagustina, Noriyuki Yanaka, and Norihisa Kato, 46th Annual Meeting of Food and Agriculture Panel United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources (UJNR), 2017/11/11, With Invitation, Hiroshima, Japan
  7. Decreased levels of putative heart protective metabolites in heart tissues of rats fed a vitamin B6 deficient diet: a metabolomics approach, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, Dwi Eva Nirmagustina, Noriyuki Yanaka, and Norihisa Kato, 22nd International Conference of Functional Food Center, 2017/09/22, Without Invitation, Boston, MA, USA
  8. Challenging of finding a new type of calmodulin inhibitors, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, Noriyuki Yanaka, 22nd International Conference of Functional Food Center, 2017/09/22, Without Invitation, Boston, MA, USA
  9. Histidine-related compounds as possible key mediators underlying a heart-protective effect of vitamin B6, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, Dwi Eva Nirmagustina, Norihisa Kato, International Congress on Carnosine and Anserine, 2017/09/12, Without Invitation, Louisville, KY, USA
  10. Vitamin B6: A heart protective molecule through a novel mechanism, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, 2017 年度(第21回)生物機能研究会, 2017/06/17, With Invitation, Hiroshima University, Higashi-shiroshima
  11. フラクトオリゴ糖摂取ラットの大腸内容物、及 び組織のエタノールの増加, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee、山口 将大 、 Yongshou Yang、加藤 範久, The 71st Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Nutrition and Food Science, 2017/05/19, Without Invitation, The Japan Society of Nutrition and Food Science, Ginowann city, Okinawa
  12. Calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II inhibitory compounds derived from foodstuffs and their possible role in vascular protection, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, Tomomi Saiki, Masato Omae, Kazuhiro Hamasawa, Toshiro Matsui, Norihisa Kato, BIT 5th Annual World Congress of Food and Nutrition, 2016/11/18, Without Invitation, BIT Congress, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  13. Bioactive compounds in yeast extract and their role in the regulation of blood vessel contraction, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, Tomomi Saiki, Masato Omae, Kazuhiro Hamasawa, Toshiro Matsui, Norihisa Kato, The Food Factor I Barcelona Conference, 2016/11/02, Without Invitation, Formatex Research Center, Barcelona, Spain
  14. Novel active peptides derived from wheat germ hydrolysate as putative nutraceuticals preventing calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II associated diseases, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, Toshiro Matsui, Norihisa Kato, 17th International Nutrition & Diagnostics Conference, 2016/10/03, Without Invitation, Institute of Nutrition and Diagnostics Pardubice, Prague, Czech Republic
  15. Novel food-derive compounds as potent nutraceuticals for preventing vascular-related diseases, Thanutchaporn KUMRUNGSEE, 2016/07/21, With Invitation, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Department of Food Science and Technology, Kasetsart University, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Department of Food Science and Technology, Kasetsart University, Thailand
  16. A novel bioactive compound derived from yeast extract as a potent nutraceutical for preventing vascular-related diseases, Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee, Tomomi Saiki, Masato Omae, Kazuhiro Hamasawa, Toshiro Matsui, Norihisa Kato, 2nd International Conference on Nutraceuticals and Nutrition Supplements, 2016/07/18, Without Invitation, Conference Series LLC, Bangkok, Thailand
  17. Food factors for health promotion and disease prevention, Thanutchaporn KUMRUNGSEE, 生物圏科学研究科セミナー, 2016/07/11, With Invitation, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University

Awards

  1. 2016年07月18日, Phenomenal and worthy oral presentation, 2nd International Conference on Nutraceuticals and Nutrition Supplements, A novel bioactive compound derived from yeast extract as a potent nutraceutical for preventing vascular-related diseases

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists), 2018, 2020
  2. Hiroshima University Grant for Female Scholars’ International Collaborative Research , 2018/11/01, 2019/09/30