YUKICHI FUJIKAWA

Last Updated :2019/12/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, ., Associate Professor or Lecturer
Web Site
E-mail
fujikawahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Biochemical studies on gene expression and function of stress-related enzymes in higher plants

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2012/04/01, 2019/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science , Lecturer

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Hiroshima University
  • Master, Hiroshima 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

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Applied Molecular and Cellular Biology

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Agricultural chemistry;Applied biochemistry

Research Keywords

  • antioxidant

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists
  • The Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry (JSBBA)

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Cell Science
  2. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Life, food, and environmental sciences
  3. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introduction to Plant Biological Science
  4. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introduction to Applied Biological Sciences
  5. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in General Chemistry
  6. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Reading of Foreign Literature
  7. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Plant Molecular Biology
  8. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Academic Year, Graduation Thesis
  9. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Enzyme Protein Chemistry
  10. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Laboratory Work in Enzyme Chemistry
  11. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Practice in Molecular and Applied Biosciences
  12. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation
  13. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Structure and function of proteins-I
  14. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Structure and function of proteins-II
  15. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science B
  16. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science B
  17. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Food andAgriLife Science
  18. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
  19. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science A
  20. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Applied Molecular Cell Biology I
  21. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Applied Molecular Cell Biology II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Two G-box-like elements essential to high gene expression of SlAKR4B in tomato leaves, BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 82(3), 425-432, 2018
  2. A novel regulatory element responsible for high transcriptional expression of acerola GDP-d-mannose pyrophosphorylase gene, BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 81(6), 1194-1197, 2017
  3. Gene expression and promoter analysis of a novel tomato aldo-keto reductase in response to environmental stresses, Journal of Plant Physiology, 200(1), 35-44, 20160602
  4. Cloning and gene expression analysis of ascorbic acid biosynthesis enzymes in Moringa oleifera, African Journal of Agricultural Research, 10(22), 2274-2285, 20150528
  5. Split luciferase complementation assay to detect regulated protein-protein interactions in rice protoplasts in a large-scale format, RICE, 7, 20140628
  6. Comparative physiological analysis of salinity tolerance in rice, SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT NUTRITION, 59(6), 896-903, 20131201
  7. Analysis of Ascorbic Acid Biosynthesis Using a Simple Transient Gene Expression System in Tomato Fruit Protoplasts, BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 77(3), 673-675, 20130313
  8. Molecular Cloning and Characterization of L-Galactose-1-phosphate Phosphatase from Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum), BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 76(6), 1155-1162, 20120612
  9. Characterization of Secretory Phospholipase A(2) with Phospholipase A(1) Activity in Tobacco, Nicotiana tabacum (L.), LIPIDS, 47(3), 303-312, 20120312
  10. Ontogeny of gene expression of group IB phospholipase A(2) isoforms in the red sea bream, Pagrus (Chrysophrys) major, COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY A-MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 161(2), 185-192, 20120212
  11. Overexpression of the acerola (Malpighia glabra) monodehydroascorbate reductase gene in transgenic tobacco plants results in increased ascorbate levels and enhanced tolerance to salt stress, SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY, 78, 295-301, 20120112
  12. Mapping quantitative trait loci for egg production traits in an F-2 intercross of Oh-Shamo and White Leghorn chickens, ANIMAL GENETICS, 42(6), 634-641, 20111211
  13. Gene expression of monodehydroascorbate reductase and dehydroascorbate reductase during fruit ripening and in response to environmental stresses in acerola (Malpighia glabra), J. Plant Physiol, 168(6), 619-617, 20110401
  14. Light regulation of ascorbic acid biosynthesis in rice via light responsive cis-elements in genes encoding ascorbic acid biosynthetic enzymes, Bioscicence Biotechnology and Biochemistry, 74(4), 888-891, 20100401
  15. Luminescence detection of SNARE-SNARE interaction in Arabidopsis protoplasts, Plant Molecular Biology, 72(4), 433-444, 20100301
  16. cDNA cloning and expression of a novel group IB phospholipase A(2) in the intestine of the red sea bream, Pagrus (Chrysophrys) major, FISHERIES SCIENCE, 75(2), 453-461, 20090409
  17. Increase in ascorbate content of transgenic tobacco plants overexpressing Acerola (Malpighia glabra) phosphomannomutase gene, J. Plant Physiol., 166(6), 652-660, 20090401
  18. Gene expression of ascorbic acid biosynthesis related enzymes of the Smirnoff-Wheeler pathway in acerola (Malpighia glabra)., Journal of plant physiology, 166, 652-660, 20081229
  19. RNAi-mediated knockdown of the XIP-type endoxylanase inhibitor gene, OsXIP, has no effect on grain development and germination in rice., Plant Cell Physiology, 49(7), 1122-1127, 20080701
  20. Multidimensional fluorescence microscopy of multiple organelles in Arabidopsis seedlings., Plant Methods, 19(4), 1-14, 20080519
  21. Split luciferase complementation assay to study protein-protein interactions in Arabidopsis protoplasts., Plant J., 52(1), 185-195, 20071001
  22. Molecular cloning and effect of c-fos mRNA on pharmacological stimuli in the goldfish brain, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, D1, 253-259, 20060701
  23. Molecular Cloning, Expression and Characterization of Secretory Phospholipase A2 in Tobacco, Lipids, 40(9), 901-908, 20050901
  24. Partial cloning and expression of mRNA coding choline acetyltransferase in the spinal cord of the goldfish, Carassius auratus., Comp. Biochem. Physiol., 141(3), 253-260, 20050401
  25. Recombinant expression and characterization of three group IB phospholipase A2 isoforms in the red sea bream Chrysophrys major., Fisheries Science, 69, 1263-1270, 20030401
  26. Localization of group IB phospholipase A2 isoform in the gills of the red sea bream, Pagrus (Chrysophrys) major., Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 132(3), 671-683, 20020701
  27. Cloning and expression of group IB phospholipase A2 isoforms in the red sea bream, Pagrus major., Lipids, 36(5), 499-506, 20010501
  28. Purification, characterization, and molecular cloning of group I phospholipases A2 from the gills of the red sea bream, Pagrus major., Lipids, 35(12), 1359-1370, 20001201
  29. Distribution of three isoforms of antimicrobial peptide, chrysophsin-1,-2 and-3, in the red sea bream, Pagrus (Chrysophrys) major, ANALYTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY, 566, 13-15, 20190201
  30. Effect of mutation of C-terminal and heme binding region of Arabidopsis catalase on the import to peroxisomes, BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 83(2), 322-325, 2019

Publications such as books

  1. 2018/03/20, Ascorbic Acid in Plant Growth, Development and Stress Tolerance, Regulation of Ascorbic Acid Biosynthesis in Plants, Acerola (Malpighia glabra), Ascorbic acid biosynthesis, cis-Element, Fruits, Gene expression, Light, Smirnoff-Wheeler pathway, Springer, Cham, 2018, 03, E, Marina Suekawa, Takayuki Kondo, Yukichi Fujikawa, Muneharu Esaka, 978-3-319-74056-0, 514, 157-176
  2. 2018/03/20, Ascorbic Acid in Plant Growth, Development and Stress Tolerance, Physiological Role of Ascorbic Acid Recycling Enzymes in Plants, Ascorbic acid-glutathione cycle, Ascorbic acid recycling, Dehydroascorbate reductase, Environmental stress, Monodehydroascorbate reductase, Oxidative stress tolerance, Springer, Cham, 2018, 03, E, Marina Suekawa, Yukichi Fujikawa, Muneharu Esaka, 978-3-319-74056-0, 514, 355-373

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. The analysis of gene expression mechanism and physiological function of aldo-keto reductase in tomato, Suekawa M, Fujikawa Y, Esaka M, Taiwan-Japan Plant Biology 2017, 2017/11/04, Without Invitation, The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists, Taiwan Society of Plant Biologists, Taiwan
  2. Characterization of ascorbic acid biosynthesis in Moringa, Fujikawa, Y., 8th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Investigation, 2012/06/15, With Invitation, SantoDomingo, Domincan Republic
  3. Elucidation of high accumulation mechanism of ascorbic acid in Acerola (Malpighia glabra), Yukichi Fujikawa, Marina Suekawa, Muneharu Esaka, The 82nd Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of Japan, 2018/09/24, With Invitation