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Prof. Yoshihiko Murakami

Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan


Email: muray@cc.tuat.ac.jp


Qualifications

2000  Ph.D., March 2000, Waseda University, Biochemical Engineering
1998
Master of Engineering (MEng), Waseda University, Biochemical Engineering

1998  Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Waseda University, Biochemical Engineering


Publications (Selected)

  1. K. Shikinaka, K. Aizawa, Y. Murakami, Y. Osada, M. Tokita, J. Watanabe and K. Shigehara, Structural and mechanical properties of laponite-PEG hybrid films,
  2. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2012, in press
  3. J. Araki, K. Ohkawa, Y. Uchida and Y. Murakami, Synthesis of a “molecular rope curtain”: preparation and characterizations of a sliding graft copolymer with grafted PEG side chains by the grafting-onto" strategy””, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2012, in press
  4. F. Ito, Y. Kanakubo and Y. Murakami, Rapid preparation of monodisperse biodegradable polymer nanospheres using a membrane emulsification technique under low gas pressure, Journal of Polymer Reserach, Vol. 18, pp. 2077-2085, 2011
  5. T. Takami and Y. Murakami, Development of PEG-PLA/PLGA microparticles for pulmonary drug delivery prepared by a novel emulsification technique assisted with amphiphilic block copolymers, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, vol. 87, pp. 433-438, 2011
  6. Y. Uchida and Y. Murakami, Successful preferential formation of the novel macromolecular assembly - trilayered polymeric micelle - that can incorporate hydrophilic compounds: the optimization of factors affecting its formation from amphiphilic block copolymers, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, vol. 84, pp. 346-353, 2011
  7. K. Shikinaka, N. Fujii, S. Egashira, Y. Murakami, M. Nakamura, Y. Otsuka, S. Ohara and K. Shigehara, Polyfunctional nanometric particle obtained from lignin, woody biomass resource, Green Chemistry, vol. 12, pp. 1914-1916, 2010
  8. Y. Uchida and Y. Murakami, Trilayered polymeric micelle: a newly-developed macromolecular assembly that can incorporate hydrophilic compounds, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, vol. 79, pp. 198-204, 2010
  9. F. Ito, Y. Uchida and Y. Murakami, Facile technique for preparing organic-inorganic composite particles: monodisperse poly(lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA) particles having silica nanoparticles on the surface, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, vo. 361, pp. 109-117, 2010
  10. Y. Kanakubo, F. Ito and Y. Murakami, One-pot facile technique for preparing nanoparticles modified with hydrophilic polymers on the surface via block polymer-assisted emulsification/evaporation process, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, vol. 78, pp. 85-91, 2010
  11. Y. Murakami, M. Yokoyama, H. Nishida, Y. Tomizawa and H. Kurosawa, In vivo and in vitro evaluation of gelation and hemostatic properties of a novel tissue-adhesive hydrogel containing a crosslinkable polymeric micelle”, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, vol. 91B, pp. 102-108, 2009
  12. M. Nishihara, Y. Murakami, T. Shinoda, J. Yamamoto and M. Yokoyama, “Synthesis and characterization of temperature-responsive amphiphilic block copolymer containing liquid crystalline unit”, Chemistry Letters, vol. 37, pp. 1214-1215, 2008
  13. K. Taniguchi, K. Murata, Y. Murakami, S. Takahashi, T. Nakamura, K. Hashimoto, H. Koshino, N. Dohmae, M. Yohda, T. Hirose, M. Maeda and M. Odaka, “Novel catalytic activity of nitrile hydratase from Rhodococcus sp. N771”, Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, vol. 106, pp. 174-179, 2008
  14. Y. Murakami, M. Yokoyama, H. Nishida, Y. Tomizawa and H. Kurosawa, “A simple hemostasis model for the quantitative evaluation of hydrogel-based local hemostatic biomaterials on tissue surface”, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, vol. 65, pp. 186-189, 2008
  15. A. Okamoto, M. Yamaszaki, K. Maeyama, H. Oike, H. Saito, Y. Murakami and N. Yonezawa, “TfOH-mediated electrophilic aromatic aroylation polycondensation of 2,2'-bis[4-(trifluoromethylated aroyl)phenoxy]biphenyls with arenedicarbonyl dichlorides”, Reactive and Functional Polymers, vol. 68, pp. 340-350, 2008
  16. A. Okamoto, R. Mitsui, K. Maeyama, H. Saito, H. Oike, Y. Murakami and N. Yonezawa, “Electrophilic aromatic aroylation polycondensation synthesis of wholly aromatic polyketone composed of 2,2’-dimethoxy-1,1’-binaphthylylene moiety”, Reactive and Functional Polymers, vol. 67, pp. 1243-1251, 2007
  17. Y. Murakami, M. Yokoyama, T. Okano, H. Nishida, Y. Tomizawa, M. Endo and H. Kurosawa, “A novel synthetic tissue-adhesive hydrogel using a crosslinkable polymeric micelle”, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, vol. 80A, pp. 421-427, 2007
  18. Y. Murakami, and M. Maeda, “Separation of single-stranded DNAs using DNA-conjugates having different migration properties in capillary electrophoresis”, Journal of Chromatography A, vol. 1106, pp. 118-123, 2006
  19. Y. Murakami, and M. Maeda, “DNA-responsive hydrogels that can shrink or swell”, Biomacromolecules, vol. 6, pp. 2927-2929, 2005
  20. Y. Murakami and M. Maeda, “Hybrid hydrogels to which single-stranded (ss) DNA probe is incorporated can recognize specific ssDNA”, Macromolecules, vol. 38, pp. 1535-1537, 2005
  21. Murakami, Y. and M. Maeda, “Novel gene assay by probe-regulated simultaneous separation using capillary electrophoresis (CE-PRESS)”, Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, vol. 96, pp. 95-97, 2003
  22. Y. Murakami, R. Hoshi and A. Hirata, “Characterization of polymer-enzyme complex as a novel biocatalyst for nonaqueous enzymology”, Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, vol. 22, pp. 79-88, 2003


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