Chemical and immunobiological analysis of bio-functional molecules Identification of immunomodulatory molecules in microbes.
Structural analysis of microbial molecules using NMR, MS etc.
Mechanism elucidation of immune modulatory effects of bio-functional molecules.
Development of medical and medicinal products and functional food Chemical or molecular biological modification of bio-functional molecules.

Research Summary

01. Relationship between microbes and humans

02. Search for allergy-suppressing functional molecules of lactic acid bacteria

03. Elucidation of functional molecule of acetic acid bacteria and application to vaccine

04. Elucidation of health maintenance function by enteric bacteria

05. Analysis of plant immune response regulatory molecules of plant symbiotic bacteria

06. Research on regenerative medical materials using chitin derivatives

Research Achievements

We published our original research results about chemical structure of bacterial molecules and their biological function.


List of our publications. The abstract and main text will be displayed in links to PMID and DOI, respectively.

Elahi M, Nakayama-Imaohji H, Hashimoto M, Tada A, ...




Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology, and Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Kagoshima University, Korimoto 1-21-40, Kagoshima 890-0065, Japan