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This is the user page of Koichi Abe. I am an applications scientist for MOLSIS Inc. (2019-). I obtained my bachelor's and master's degrees at Department of Applied Biological Science, Tokyo University of Science under the supervision of Dr. Hayao Taguchi and Dr. Masahiro Nakajima. Then, I moved to Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, where I completed my Ph.D. course under the supervision of Dr. Shinya Fushinobu and Dr. Takatoshi Arakawa in 2018. Dr. Masahiro Nakajima had supported my work since I was a 4th undergraduate student. During my Ph.D. course, I contributed to structural and biochemical analysis of β-1,2-glucan-associated proteins, one of which is a GH144 bacterial endo-β-1,2-glucanse . I moved to Agricultural Bioinformatics Research Unit, the University of Tokyo as a postdoctral fellow under Dr. Tohru Terada and engaged in structural analysis of various proteins using molecular simulation techniques (2018-2019). My research interests currently concerns in silico pharmacology.
- Abe K, Nakajima M, Yamashita T, Matsunaga H, Kamisuki S, Nihira T, Takahashi Y, Sugimoto N, Miyanaga A, Nakai H, Arakawa T, Fushinobu S, and Taguchi H. (2017). Biochemical and structural analyses of a bacterial endo-β-1,2-glucanase reveal a new glycoside hydrolase family. J Biol Chem. 2017;292(18):7487-7506. DOI:10.1074/jbc.M116.762724 |