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Okano Kenji

オカノ ケンジ | Okano Kenji
Affiliation and department:
Job title: 助教
Research field  (1): Applied biofunctional and bioprocess engineering
Research keywords  (4): Enzyme engineering ,  Fermentation technology ,  Biochemical engineering ,  Synthetic bioengineering
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (13):
  • 2019 - 2022 進化分子工学の可能性を無限大にするコドンのランダム置換・InDel法の開発
  • 2017 - 2022 PEP蓄積シャーシ株の創製と物質生産技術の開発
  • 2019 - 2021 メタノールをメチル基供与体としたS-アデノシルメチオニン再生技術の開発
  • 2016 - 2019 木質系バイオマスからの芳香族ポリマー原料生産を志向した工業用乳酸菌の創生
  • 2015 - 2019 耐熱性酵素を用いたL-システイン製造技術の開発
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Papers (51):
  • Kenji Okano, Yu Sato, Tatsuya Hizume, Kohsuke Honda. Genome editing by miniature CRISPR/Cas12f1 enzyme in Escherichia coli. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 2021
  • Gladwin Suryatin Alim, Tomoka Iwatani, Kenji Okano, Shigeru Kitani, Kohsuke Honda. In vitro production of coenzyme A using thermophilic enzymes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2021
  • Ilma Fauziah Ma’ruf, Yuka Sasaki, Anastasia Kerbs, Jochen Nießer, Yu Sato, Hironori Taniguchi, Kenji Okano, Shigeru Kitani, Elvi Restiawaty, Akhmaloka, et al. Heterologous gene expression and characterization of two serine hydroxymethyltransferases from Thermoplasma acidophilum. Extremophiles. 2021
  • Suchada Chanprateep Napathorn, Sirirat Visetkoop, Onruthai Pinyakong, Kenji Okano, Kohsuke Honda. Polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) Production Using an Arabinose-Inducible Expression System in Comparison With Cold Shock Inducible Expression System in Escherichia coli. Frontiers in bioengineering and biotechnology. 2021. 9. 661096-661096
  • Kenji Okano, Yu Sato, Shota Inoue, Shizuka Kawakami, Shigeru Kitani, Kohsuke Honda. Enhancement of S-Adenosylmethionine-Dependent Methylation by Integrating Methanol Metabolism with 5-Methyl-Tetrahydrofolate Formation in Escherichia coli. Catalysts. 2020. 10. 9. 1001-1001
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MISC (13):
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Patents (2):
  • Recycling method of S-adenosylmethionine
  • Homolactic Fermentation from Pentose
Books (7):
  • 改訂増補版 実践有用微生物培養のイロハ-試験管から工業スケールまで
    エヌ・ティー・エス 2018 ISBN:486043563X
  • Phosphorus recovery and recycling
    Springer Nature Singapore 2018 ISBN:9789811080302
  • 酵母菌・麹菌・乳酸菌の産業応用展開 (バイオテクノロジーシリーズ)
    シーエムシー出版 2018 ISBN:4781313175
  • リンの事典
    朝倉書店 2017 ISBN:4254141041
  • Bioprocessing of Renewable Resources to Commodity Bioproducts
    Willey 2014 ISBN:9781118175835
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Lectures and oral presentations  (14):
  • In vitro metabolic engineering for the salvage synthesis of NAD+
    (YABEC2017 2017)
  • Production of optically pure D-lactic acid from renewable resources
    (The 8th China-Japan symposium on chemical engineering 2017)
  • Production of optically pure D-lactic acid from renewable resources
    (12th International Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria 2017)
  • Production of optically pure D-lactic acid from renewable resources
    (YABEC 2016 2016)
  • バイオマスからの乳酸生産のための乳酸菌育種
    (スマートバイオエンジニアリング研究会 2016)
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Education (3):
  • 2006 - 2009 Kobe University
  • 2004 - 2006 Kobe University
  • 2000 - 2004 Kobe University Department of Chemical Science and Engineering
Professional career (1):
  • 博士(工学) (神戸大学)
Work history (7):
  • 2020/04 - 現在 Osaka University International Center for Biotechnology Assistant Proferssor
  • 2011/11 - 2020/03 Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University Assistant Professor
  • 2011/04 - 2011/11 Osaka University Graduate School of Engineering, Division of Advanced Science and Biotechnology
  • 2009/04 - 2011/03 日本水産株式会社 中央研究所 研究員
  • 2006/04 - 2009/03 Kobe University Graduate School of Science and Technology
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Awards (2):
  • 2015/10 - 日本生物工学会 第23回生物工学論文賞 Directed evolution of thermotolerant malic enzyme for improved malate production
  • 2014/11 - Young Asian Biological Engineers' Community Best Poster Award In vitro metabolic engineering employing thermophilic enzymes -a novel, simple technology for designing a chimeric metabolic pathway
Association Membership(s) (5):
Japanese Society of Enzyme Engineering ,  JAPAN SOCIETY FOR LACTIC ACID BACTERIA ,  JAPAN SOCIETY FOR BIOSCIENCE, BIOTECHNOLOGY, AND AGROCHEMISTRY ,  The Society for Biotechnology, Japan ,  THE SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS, JAPAN
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