NAOKI SAKURAI

Last Updated :2019/02/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Biosphere Science, ., Professor (Special Appointment)
E-mail
nsakurahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
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TEL : (+81)82-424-6516 FAX : (+81)82-424-6516

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 1980/08/01, 1988/09/30, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Research Assistant
  • 1988/10/01, 1993/03/31, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Assistant Professor
  • 1993/04/01, 2006/03/31, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Osaka City University, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Japan, 1975/04, 1978/03
  • Osaka City University, Faculty of Science, Japan, 1969/04, 1973/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, Osaka City University
  • Master of Science, Osaka City University

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Agricultural chemistry;Food science

Research Keywords

  • cell walls|
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  • Plant hormones|
  • softening
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  • Growth
  • UV-B
  • fruit

Affiliated Academic Societies

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Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Nondestructive Detection of Split Pit in Peaches Using an Acoustic Vibration Method, HORTICULTURE JOURNAL, 87(2), 281-287, 2018
  2. Elasticity Index, Quality and Shelf-life of 16 Tree-ripe Mango Cultivars, FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH, 24(5), 839-850, 201809
  3. A new device for acoustic measurement of food texture using free running probe, JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING, 215, 156-160, DEC 2017
  4. Fungal hemicellulose-degrading enzymes cause physical property changes concomitant with solubilization of cell wall polysaccharides, PLANTA, 241(2), 359-370, 42781
  5. A unique mechanism of successful fertilization in a domestic bird, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 5, JAN 9 2015
  6. Effect of postharvest short-term radiation of near infrared light on transpiration of lettuce leaf, POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 108, 78-85, 43023
  7. Effects of Ripening Stage, Temperature, and Film Wrapping on the Elasticity Index as Determined by a Nondestructive Resonance Vibration Method and Fruit Quality in 'Irwin' Mango, HORTSCIENCE, 49(6), 791-797, 42900
  8. Acoustic vibration method for food texture evaluation using an accelerometer sensor, JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING, 115(1), 26-32, 42807
  9. A new descriptive method for fruit firmness changes with various softening patterns of kiwifruit, POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 86, 85-90, 43082
  10. Relationships between Surface Blushing and Qualitative Components of Japanese Apricot (Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc.) 'Nanko' Fruit, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 81(1), 11-18, 42747
  11. Viscosity Measurement by the Free Vibrations of Homogeneous Viscoelastic Sphere, JOURNAL OF APPLIED MECHANICS-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 79(4), 42928
  12. Detection of Core Rot Symptom of Japanese Pear (Pyrus pyrifolia cv. Kosui) by a Nondestructive Resonant Method, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 81(4), 327-331, 43020
  13. Amylopectin-like starch is present in the cell walls of kiwifruit pericarp tissues during development, The Natural Products Journal, 2, 293-306, 20120801
  14. Evaluation of grape flesh texture by an acoustic vibration method, POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 62(3), 305-309, 43080
  15. The differences between upright and weeping type of Prunus sp. on the acoustic vibration analysis, Biol. Sci. Space, 25(42770), 93-97, 20111101
  16. Measurement of ripening speed and determination of the optimum ripeness of melons by a nondestructive acoustic vibration method, POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 56(1), 101-103, 42835
  17. Texture measurement of potato chips using a novel analysis technique for acoustic vibration measurements, FOOD RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL, 43(3), 814-818, 42835
  18. Sugar treatment inhibits IAA-induced expression of endo-1,3:1,4-beta-glucanase EI transcripts in barley coleoptile segments, PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM, 139(4), 413-420, 2010
  19. Changes in Berry Firmness of Various Grape Cultivars on Vines Measured by Nondestructive Method before and after Veraison, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 79(4), 377-383, 20101001
  20. Evaluation of the Internal Quality of Agricultural Products using Acoustic Vibration Techniques, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 79(2), 113-128, 20100401
  21. Evaluation of the Internal Quality of Agricultural Products using Acoustic Vibration Techniques, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 79(2), 113-128, 42835
  22. Changes in Berry Firmness of Various Grape Cultivars on Vines Measured by Nondestructive Method before and after Veraison, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 79(4), 377-383, 43018
  23. Non-destructive determination of the optimum eating ripeness of pears and their texture measurements using acoustical vibration techniques, POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 51(3), 305-310, 42803
  24. Postharvest quality evaluation of Fuyu" and "Taishuu" persimmons using a nondestructive vibrational method and an acoustic vibration technique", POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 51(1), 80-85, 42744
  25. Determination of optimum ripeness for edibility of postharvest melons using nondestructive vibration, FOOD RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL, 42(1), 137-141, 42744
  26. Comparison of human-bite and instrument puncture tests of cucumber texture, POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 52(2), 243-246, 42864
  27. Characterization of Kiwifruit Xyloglucan, JOURNAL OF INTEGRATIVE PLANT BIOLOGY, 51(10), 933-941, 43017
  28. Effects of harvest time and low temperature storage on the texture of cabbage leaves, POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 54(2), 106-110, 43048
  29. Leaching of cell wall components caused by acid deposition on fir needles and trees, SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 398(42738), 185-195, JUL 15 2008
  30. Detection of Textural Difference between Cultivars of Bunching Onion using the Device for Acoustic Measurement of Food Texture, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 77(4), 440-446, 43016
  31. Texture measurement of cabbages using an acoustical vibration method, POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 50(42769), 176-181, 43047
  32. Precise correction in Laser Doppler forced vibrology of soft products., Biosystems Engineering, 99, 156-160, 20080401
  33. Tensile test of cabbage leaves for quality evaluation of shredded cabbage, FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH, 14(4), 337-344, 20080701
  34. Precise correction in laser doppler forced vibrology of soft products, BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING, 99(1), 156-160, 42743
  35. Growth and physiological responses of beech seedlings to long-term exposure of acid fog, SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 391(1), 124-131, FEB 25 2008
  36. Tensile test of cabbage leaves for quality evaluation of shredded cabbage, FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH, 14(4), 337-344, 42924
  37. Laser Doppler forced vibrology of soft agricultural products., Applied Rheology, 17, 25111-1-25111-7, 20070401
  38. Cooking kinetics of potato tubers determined by vibration techniques., Food Research International, 40, 576-584, 20070401
  39. Improved methodology of measuring moisture content of wood by a vibrational technique., Wood Material Science and Engineering, 2, 77-82, 20070401
  40. Laser Doppler forced vibroligy of soft agricultural products., 17, 25111-1-25111-7, 20070501
  41. Cooking kinetics of potato tubers determined by vibration techniques., Food Research International, 40, 576-584, 20070501
  42. Precise correction in laser Doppler forced vibroligy of soft products., 40, 576-584, 20070501
  43. Cooking kinetics of potato tubers determined by vibration techniques, FOOD RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL, 40(5), 576-584, 2007
  44. Laser Doppler forced vibrology of soft agricultural products, APPLIED RHEOLOGY, 17(2), 2007
  45. Nondestructive method for measuring fruit ripening of 'La France'pears using a laser Doppler vibrometer., Journal of the Japanese Society for Horticultural Science, 75, 79-84, 20060501
  46. Effect of storage period on the molecular-mass distributionprofile of pectic and hemicellulosic polysaccharides in pears., Postharvest Biology and Technology, 40, 141-148, 20060501
  47. Changes in the cell wall polysaccharides of outer pericarp tissues of kiwifruit during development., Plant Physiol Biochem., 44, 115-124, 20060501
  48. Device for measuring water content of wood using piezoelectric elements., Review of Scientific Instruments, 77, 20060501
  49. Development of a methodology for quantifying food texture using blanched bunching onions., Jounal of the Japanese Society for Horticultural Science, 75, 410-414, 20060501
  50. Monitoring of the elasticity index of melon fruit in a greenhouse., Journal of the Japanese Society for Horticultural Science, 75, 415-420, 20060501
  51. Laser Doppler vibrometer analysis of changes in elastic properties of ripening 'La France'pear after postharvest storage., Postharvest Biotechnology and Technology, 42, 198-207, 20060501
  52. Device for acoustic measurement of food texture using a piezoelectric sensor., Food Research International, 39, 1099-1105, 20060501
  53. Seasonal changes in needle water content and needle ABA concentration of Japanese red pine, Pinus densiflora Sieb. et Zucc., in declining forests on Mt. Gokurakuji, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan., Journal of Plant Research, 119, 231-238, 20060501
  54. A mutation in At-nMat1a, which encodes a nuclear gene having high similarity to group II intron maturase, causes impaired splicing of mitochondrial NAD4 transcript and altered carbon metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana., Plant Cell Physiology, 47(6), 772-783, 20060417
  55. A mutation in At-nMat1a, which encodes a nuclear gene having high similarity to group II intron maturase, causes impaired splicing of mitochondrial NAD4 transcript and altered carbon metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana, PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY, 47(6), 772-783, 42892
  56. Nondestructive method for measuring fruit ripening of La France' pears using a laser Doppler vibrometer", JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 75(1), 79-84, 42741
  57. Effect of storage period on the molecular-mass distribution profile of pectic and hemicellulosic polysaccharides in pears, POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 40(2), 141-148, 42861
  58. Seasonal changes in needle water content and needle ABA concentration of Japanese red pine, Pinus densiflora, in declining forests on Mt. Gokurakuji, Hiroshima prefecture, Japan, JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH, 119(3), 231-238, 42861
  59. Device for measuring water content of wood using piezoelectric elements, REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, 77(8), 42953
  60. Changes in the cell-wall polysaccharides of outer pericarp tissues of kiwifruit during development, PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 44(42769), 115-124, FEB-MAR 2006
  61. Development of method for quantifying food texture using blanched bunching onions, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 75(5), 410-414, 42984
  62. Monitoring of the elasticity index of melon fruit in a greenhouse, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 75(5), 415-420, 42984
  63. Laser Doppler vibrometer analysis of changes in elastic properties of ripening 'La France' pears after postharvest storage, POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 42(2), 198-207, 43045
  64. Analysis of an Arabidopsis mutant that shows abnormal sugar sensitivity and cell wall composition., Plant Cell Physiology, 46(supplement), s219, 20050301
  65. Texture evaluation of cucumber by a new acoustic vibration method., J.Japan.Soc.Hort.Sci., 74, 31-35, 20050501
  66. Evaluation of 'Fuyu' permition texture by a new parameter,"Sharpness index"., J.Japan.Soc.Hort.Sci., 74, 150-158, 20050501
  67. Texture evaluation of cucumber by a new acoustic vibration method, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 74(1), 31-35, 42740
  68. Evaluation of 'Fuyu' persimmon texture by a new parameter, Sharpness index"", JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 74(2), 150-158, 42799
  69. Formation of unidentified nitrogen in plants: an implication for a novel nitrogen metabolism, PLANTA, 219(1), 14-22, 42859
  70. Formation of unidentified nitrogen in plants: an implication for a novel nitrogen metabolism, Planta, 219, 14-22, 20040401
  71. Changes in ion contents in apoplast of Pharbitis nil, Plant Cell Physiology, 45(supplement), s50, 20040301
  72. Effects of water loss of 'Fuyu' persimmon fruit on molecular weights of mesocarp cell wall polysaccharides and fruit softening, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 73(5), 460-468, 42982
  73. A novel endo-1,4-beta-glucanase gene (LlpCel1) is exclusively expressed in pollen and pollen tubes of Lilium longiflorum, ACTA BOTANICA SINICA, 46(2), 142-147, 42770
  74. Molecular cloning of two exo-beta-glucanases and their in vivo substrates in the cell walls of lily pollen tubes, PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY, 45(4), 436-444, 2004
  75. Nondestructive and noncontact measurement of flesh firmness of 6 apple cultivars by Laser Dopplar Vibrometer (LDV), JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-NIPPON SHOKUHIN KAGAKU KOGAKU KAISHI, 51(9), 483-490, 2004
  76. Expresssion and function of cell wall-bound cationic peroxidase in asparagus somatic embryogenesis, Plant Physiology, 131(4), 1765-1774, 20030401
  77. Effect of methyl bromide on the internal browning, firmness and elasticity of flesh in un-bagged apple 'Fuji' fruit, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-NIPPON SHOKUHIN KAGAKU KOGAKU KAISHI, 50(5), 254-258, 2003
  78. Expression and function of cell wall-bound cationic peroxidase in asparagus somatic embryogenesis, PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 131(4), 1765-1774, 42828
  79. Novel membrane protein containing glycerophosphodiester phosphodiesterase motif is transiently expressed during osteoblast differentiation, JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, 278(44), 43595-43602, OCT 31 2003
  80. Effects of water loss of 'Fuyu' persimmon fruit on mesocarp cell wall composition and fruit softening, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 72(6), 517-524, 43042
  81. Sugar metabolism in expanding husk leaf of flint corn (Zea mays L.) genotypes differing in husk leaf size, Journal of Agriculture Science, 139, 37-45, 20020401
  82. Sugar metabolism in expanding husk leaves of flint corn (Zea mays L.) genotypes differing in husk leaf size, JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE, 139, 37-45, 42949
  83. Sugar metabolism in expanding husk leaf of flint corn (Zea mays L.) genotypes differing in husk leaf size, Kluwer Academic Publishers Developments in plant and soil sciences, 92, 278-279, 20010401
  84. Measurement of ethylene emission from Japanese red pine(Pinus densiflora)under field conditions in NOx-polluted areas, Environmental Pollution, 111, 389-394, 20010401
  85. Changes in cell-wall polysaccharides from the mesocarp of grape ferries during veraison, Physiologia Plantarum, 111, 188-195, 20010401
  86. Cell wall integrity controls expression of endoxyloglucan transferase in tobacco BY2 cells, Plant Cell Physiology, 42, 240-244, 20010401
  87. Nondestructive measurement of kiwifruit ripeness using a laser Doppler ribrometer, Transaction of American Soc. Agriculture and Engineering, 44, 81-87, 20010401
  88. Changes in cell wall polysaccharides of kiwifruit and the uisco-elastic properties detected by a laser Doppler method., Journal of the Japanese Society for Horticultural Science, 70, 572-580, 20010401
  89. Measurement of ethylene emission from Japanese red pine (Pinus densiflora) under field conditions in NOx-polluted areas, ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION, 111(3), 389-394, 2001
  90. Changes in cell-wall polysaccharides from the mesocarp of grape berries during veraison, PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM, 111(2), 188-195, 42767
  91. Cell wall integrity controls expression of endoxyloglucan transferase in tobacco BY2 cells, PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY, 42(2), 240-244, 42767
  92. Role of wall-bound beta-glucanases in regulating tip-growth of Lilium longiflorum pollen tubes, ACTA BOTANICA SINICA, 43(5), 461-468, 42856
  93. Small complex-type N-linked glycans are attached to cell-wall bound exo-beta-glucanases of both mung bean and barley seedlings, PHYSIOLOGIA PLANTARUM, 112(3), 308-314, 42917
  94. Nondestructive measurement of kiwifruit ripeness using a laser Doppler vibrometer, TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASAE, 44(1), 81-87, JAN-FEB 2001
  95. Changes in cell wall polysaccharides of kiwifruit and the visco-elastic properties detected by a laser Doppler method, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 70(5), 572-580, 42979
  96. Analysis of the vibration mode of apple tissue using electronic speckle pattern interferometry, TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASAE, 44(6), 1697-1705, NOV-DEC 2001
  97. Physiological characteristics of Japanese red pine, Pinus densiflora Sieb. et Zucc., in declined forests at Mt. Gokurakuji in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan., Trees, 14, 305-311, 20000401
  98. Physiological Characteristics of Japanese red pine, Pinus densiflora, Sieb. Eet. Zucc., in declined forests at omt. Gokurakuji in Hiroshima Probecture, Japan, Trees, 14, 305-311, 20000401
  99. Physiological characteristics of Japanese red pine, Pinus densiflora Sieb et Zucc., in declined forests at Mt. Gokurakuji in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, Trees, 14, 305-311, 20000401
  100. Remote sensing of fruit textural changes with a laser Doppler vibrometer, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 125(1), 120-127, 36526
  101. Physiological characteristics of Japanese red pine, Pinus densiflora Sieb. et Zucc., in declined forests at Mt. Gokurakuji in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, TREES-STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION, 14(6), 305-311, 36647
  102. Characterization and function of wall-bound exo-beta-glucanases of Lilium longiflorum pollen tubes, SEXUAL PLANT REPRODUCTION, 13(1), 1-9, 36708
  103. Auxin-induced elongation growth and expressions of cell wall-bound exo- and endo-beta-glucanases in barley coleoptiles, PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY, 41(11), 1272-1278, 36831
  104. Evaluation of fruit tissue texture and internal disorder by laser Doppler detection., Postharvest Biology and Technology, 15, 83-88, 19990401
  105. Different distribution of cellulose synthesizing complexes in brittle and non-brittle strains of banley., Plant Cell Physiology, 40, 335-338, 19990401
  106. Turnover of cell- wall polysaccharides during somatic embryogenesis and development of celery (Apium gravedens L.), J. Plant Biology, 42, 8-15, 19990401
  107. Remote sonsing of fruit firmness by a laser Doppler ribrometer., J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci., 125, 120-127, 19990401
  108. Increase in the amount of CelA1 protein in tobacco BY-2 cells by a cellulose biosynthesis inhibitor, 2, b-dichlorobenzonitrile., Plant Cell Physiology, 39, 779, 19980401
  109. Dynamic function and regulatien of apoplast in the plant body., J. Plant Research, 111, 133, 19980401
  110. Long-term effects of several biochemical and physical factors on cellulose biosynthesis in callus and suspension cultures of normal and mutant of berley(Hordeum rulgare L. )strains producing less cellulose, J. Plant Biology, 41, 219-226, 19980401
  111. Relationship between fruit saftening and wall polysacharides in avocado (Persea americana Mill) mesocarp tissues, Plant Cell Physiology, 38, 603, 19970401
  112. Conversion of indole-3-acetaldehyde to indole-3-acetic acid in cell wall fraction of farley (Hordeum vulgare L. ) seedlings, Plant Cell Physiology, 38, 352, 19970401
  113. Distribution of indole-3-acetic acid in apoplast and symplast of squash (Cucurbita maxima) hypocotyl., Plant Cell Physiology, 38, 268, 19970401
  114. Critical comparison of an accelerometer and a laser Doppler vibrometer for measuring fruit firmness, Hort Technology, 7, 434, 19970401
  115. Factors affecting leaf area development in husk leaf of fling corn., Crop Science, 37, 1826, 19970401
  116. Comparison of non-destructive acoustic method with an intrusive method for firmness measurement for kiwifruit, Postharvest Biology, 12, 221, 19970401
  117. Factors controlling leaf area development in husk leaf of flint corn ( Zea mays L.), Crop Science, 37, 1826-1831, 19970401
  118. Nondestructive acoustic measurement of firmness for tomatoes, nectarines, plums and apricots, Hort Science, 31, 1199, 19960401
  119. Cell wall polysaccharides of callus and suspension-cultured cells from three celulose-less mutants of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.), Plant Cell Physiology, 36, 931-936, 19950401
  120. Soil salinity and pH in Japanese mangrove forests and growth of cultivated mangrove plants in different soil conditions., Journal of Plant Research, 39-46, 19940401
  121. Brassinolide-induced elongation of inner tissues of squash (Cucurbita maxima Duch.) hypocotyl segments., Plant Cell Physiology, 1103-1106, 19940401
  122. IAA distribution within tomato flower and fruit, Hort Science, 1200, 19940401
  123. Changes in firmness and chemical constituents of banana fruits during ripening, Jap. J. Tropical Agriculture, 293-297, 19940401
  124. Changes in firmness and chemical constituents of plantain fruit during ripening after ethylene treatment, Jap. J. Tropical Agriculture, 323-327, 19940401
  125. IAA distribution in etiolated spears of asparagus, Hort Science, 822, 19940401
  126. Unchanged molecular-weight distribution of xyloglucans in outer tissue cell walls along intact growing hypocotyls of squash (Cucurbita maxima Duch.) seedlings., Plant Cell Physiology, 143-149, 19930401
  127. Spatial distribution of abscisic acid and 2-trans-abscisic acid in spears, buds, rhizomes and roots of asparagus (Asparagus officialis L. ), Scientia Horticulturae, 177-189, 19930401
  128. Distribution of abscisic acid in different parts of the reproductine organs of tomato, Scientia Horticulturae, 23-30, 19930401
  129. The changes of endogenous abscisic acid in developing grain of two rice cultivars with different grain size, Japanese J. Crop Science, 456-461, 19930401
  130. Changes in physical properties and cell wall polysaccharides of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) pericanp tissues, Physiologia Plantarum, 681-686, 19930401
  131. Cell-free root preparatiens of aseptically grown squash seedlings convert N-hydroxy-tryptophan to induleaetic acid, Plant Physiology(Life Sci. Adv. ), 17-26, 19930401
  132. Measurement of firmness of banana fruit by a stress-relaxation technique., 62-64, 19930401
  133. Physical measurement of firmness of banana fruit pulp : determination of optimum conditions for measurement, Postharvest Biology and Technology, 41-49, 19920401
  134. Evaluation of stress-relaxation in fruit tissue, Hort Technology, 398-402, 19920401
  135. Cell wall functions in growth and development, Botanical Magazine Tokyo, 104, 19910401
  136. Culm brittleness of barley(Hordeum vulgareL. )mutants is caused by smaller number of cellulose molecules in cell wall, Plant Physiology, 97, 19910401
  137. Effect of ABA on synthesis of cell-wall polysaccharides in segments of etiolated squash hypocotyl (]G0002[). Levels of UDP-neutral sugars, Plant Cell Physiology, 427-432, 19910401
  138. Novel technique for measuring tissue firmness within tomato(Licopersicon esculenfum Mill. )fruit, Plant Physiology, 545-550, 19910401
  139. Changes in levels of cytokinins in etiolated squash seedings after illumination, Plant Cell Physiology, 585-591, 19910401
  140. Differential effect of auxin on mulecular weight distributions of xyloglucans in cell walls of outer and inner tissue from segments of dark grown squash hypocotyls, Plant Physiology, 1070-1076, 19910401
  141. A computer simulation of the creep process of the cell wall using stress relaxation parameters., Biorheology, 759-768, 19900401
  142. Conversion of D-tryptophan to indole-3-acetic acid in coleptiles of a normal and a semi-dwarf barley(Hordeum vulgare L. )strain, Physiologia Plantarum, 221-225, 19900401
  143. Sugar composition and molecular weight distribution of cell wall polysaccharides in outer and inner tissue from segments of dark-grown squash(Cucurbita maxima Duch. )hypocotyls, Plant Physiology, 998-1004, 19900401
  144. Chaneges in levels of anxin and abscisic acid and the evolution of ethylene in squash hypocotyls after treatment with brassinolide, Plant Cell Physiology, 807-810, 19890401
  145. Culm strength of barley, Correlation among maximum bending stress, cell wall dimensions, and cellulose content, Plant Physiology, 876-882, 19890401

Publications such as books

  1. 1991, Plant Cell Walls and Polysaccharides, Baifukan, 1991
  2. 2000, β - Glucohydrolase and β - Glucanohy drolase acting on 1,3 : 1,4-β - glucan of cereal plants, Glycoenzymes, 2000

Patented

  1. Patent, JP3567199, 2004/06/25
  2. Patent, JP3757282, 2006/01/13
  3. Patent, JP3927996, 2007/03/16
  4. Patent, JP4247310, 2009/01/23
  5. Patent, JP4696218, 2011/03/11
  6. Patent, EP:1348955, 2011/05/04
  7. Patent, JP4802322, 2011/08/19
  8. Patent, JP4899049, 2012/01/13
  9. Patent, JP5322204, 2013/07/26
  10. Patent, JP5376600, 2013/10/04
  11. Patent, JP5531251, 2014/05/09
  12. Patent, JP3062071, 2000/04/28
  13. Patent, US:6857317, 2005/02/22
  14. Patent, JP4280836, 2009/03/27
  15. Patent, US:7802477, 2010/09/28
  16. Patent, JP4830102, 2011/09/30
  17. Patent, JP5458287, 2014/01/24
  18. Patent, 3834259
  19. Patent, 4247310
  20. Patent, 4696218