Updated on 2021/09/23

From Graduate School 【 display / non-display

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    2009.03

    Tokyo University of Agriculture  Graduate School, Division of Agriculture  Department of Agricultural Chemistry  Doctoral program (second term)  Completed

Degree Earned 【 display / non-display

  • Tokyo University of Agriculture -  Ph.D. (Agricultural Chemistry)

Employment Record in Research 【 display / non-display

  • 2020.04
     
     

    Tokyo University of AgricultureFaculty of Applied Bio-Science   Department of Agricultural Chemistry   Assistant Professor  

  • 2019.04
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    2020.03

    Tokyo University of AgricultureFaculty of Applied Bio-Science   Department of Agricultural Chemistry   Invited Researcher, French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment (INRA/INRAE) Montpellier, France  

  • 2018.04
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    2019.03

    Tokyo University of AgricultureFaculty of Applied Bio-Science   Department of Agricultural Chemistry   Assistant Professor  

  • 2011.04
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    2018.03

    Tokyo University of AgricultureFaculty of Applied Bio-Science   Department of Applied Biology and Chemistry   Assistant Professor  

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2010.04
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    2011.03

    The University of Tokyo   Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences   Researcher  

  • 2009.10
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    2010.03

    Waseda University   Faculty of Education and Integrated Science   Postdoctoral Fellowships of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  

  • 2009.04
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    2009.09

    The University of Tokyo   Graduate School of Frontier Sciences   Postdoctoral Fellowships of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • 2004.06
     
     
     

    Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition

  • 2005.01
     
     
     

    The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists

  • 2009.04
     
     
     

    The Botanical Society of Japan

  • 2009.04
     
     
     

    The Japanese Society of Photosynthesis Research

  • 2010.03
     
     
     

    International Society of Photosynthesis Research

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Research Areas 【 display / non-display

  • Other

Research Interests 【 display / non-display

  • Plant Nutrition

  • Photosynthesis

  • Chloroplast

  • Mitochondria

  • Vacuole

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Thesis 【 display / non-display

  • A novel iron deficiency adaptation mechanism in barley (#IHordeum vulgare#I L.) chloroplasts

    Akihiro Saito 

      2009.03

    Thesis(Others)   Single Work

Published Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Application of nitrate, ammonium, or urea changes the concentrarions of ureides, urea, amino acids and other metabolites in xylem sap and in the organs of soyubean plants (Glycine max (L.) Merr.).

    Yuki Ono, Masashige Fukasawa, Kuni Sueyoshi, Norikuni Ohtake, Takashi Sato, Sauiri Tanabata, Ryo Toyota, Kyoko Higuchi, Akihiro Saito, Takuji Ohyama

    International Journal of Molecular Sciences   22 ( 9 ) 4573   2021.06  [Refereed]

    Academic JournalResearch paper (scientific journal)   Joint Work

  • Enhancement of photosynthetic iron-use efficiency is an important trait of Hordeum vulgare for adaptation of photosystems to iron deficiency

    Akihiro Saito, Shotaro Shinjo, Daiki Ito, Yuko Doi, Akira Sato, Yuna Wakabayashi, Juma Honda, Yuka Arai, Tsubasa Maeda, Takuji Ohyama and Kyoko Higuchi

    Plants   10 ( 2 ) 234   2021.01  [Refereed]

    Academic JournalResearch paper (scientific journal)   Joint Work

  • Trigonelline attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced nitric oxide production and downregulates inflammation associated gene expressions

    Yumi Aizawa, Tsukasa Suzuki, Akihiro Saito, Kiyotoshi Satoh, Tatsuki Ogura, Masataka Wakayama, Tomoyoshi Soga, Yoshimasa Tsujii, Kazuhiro Homma, Hirofumi Inoue

    Food Preservation Science   46 ( 6 )   2020.09  [Refereed]

    Academic JournalResearch paper (scientific journal)   Joint Work

  • Effect of Good Eating Quality Gene Loci of Koshihikari on Composition of Low Molecular Weight Compounds of Rice and Cooked Rice

    Keiichi Kimura, Yoshimasa Tsujii, Akihiro Saito, Kiyosumi Hori and Katsumi Takano

    Japan Society for Food Engineering   66 ( 5 ) 159 - 169   2019.05  [Refereed]

    Academic JournalResearch paper (scientific journal)   Joint Work

  • Effects of Different Chemical Forms of Nitrogen on the Quick and Reversible Inhibition of Soybean Nodule Growth and Nitrogen Fixation Activity

    Natsumi Yamashita, Sayuri Tanabata, Norikuni Ohtake, Kuni Sueyoshi, Takashi Sato, Kyoko Higuchi, Akihiro Saito and Takuji Ohyama

    Frontiers in Plant Science   10 ( 131 ) 1 - 18   2019.02  [Refereed]

    Academic JournalResearch paper (scientific journal)   Joint Work

    DOI

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Honours, Awards and Prizes 【 display / non-display

  • Poster Award (ICOBTE 2015 FUKUOKA)

    2015.07    

  • Poster Award, JSSSPN 2013 (Nagoya University)

    2013.09    

    Winner: Akihiro Saito, Katsuki Kato, Tomomi Nakajima, Eitaro Miwa, Kyoko Higuchi

  • Poster Award, JSSSPN 2009 (Kyoto University)

    2009.09    

Scientific Research Funds Acquisition Results 【 display / non-display

  • Basic Research (B)

    Project Year:  2020.04  -  2023.03    Investigator(s): Kyoko Higuchi

  • Young Person Research (B)

    Project Year:  2016.04  -  2019.03    Investigator(s): Akihiro SAITO

  • Basic Research (B)

    Project Year:  2013.04  -  2015.03    Investigator(s): Kyoko Higuchi

  • Young Person Research (B)

    Project Year:  2012.04  -  2014.03    Investigator(s): Akihiro SAITO

  • Fellow Recommended Expense

    Project Year:  2008.04  -  2010.03   

Other External Funds 【 display / non-display

  • Dean-led research projects

    Dean-led research projects

    Project Year: 2018.06  -  202003 

  • Strategic Research Project, Tokyo University of Agriculture

    Strategic Research Project, Tokyo University of Agriculture

    Project Year: 2013.04  -  201503 

Past of Cooperative Research 【 display / non-display

  • Joint research with NARO

    Cooperative Research within an Affiliated University or Institute  

    Project Year:  2017.04  -   

Oral Presentation 【 display / non-display

  • Differences in response of sorghum cultivars to excess Ca on nutrient distribution and photosynthetic rate

    Luna SIDRIM, Akihiro SAITO, Takuji OHYAMA, Kyoko HIGUCHI

    Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (annual meeting)  2021.09  -  2021.09 

  • Characterization and genotyping of the progenies derived from the crossing between the iron-hyperaccumulating rice mutant tetsu1 and the purple-black rice variety

    Akihiro Saito et al.

    Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (Online, Hokkaido)  2021.09  -  2021.09 

  • Breeding of nutrient-enhanced rice lines using an iron-hyperaccumulating rice mutant and search for iron-accumulating gene loci

    Akihiro Saito et al.

    The 140th the Japanese Society for Breeding  2021.09  -  2021.09 

  • Relationship between the Rate of Fe Influx into Barley Leaves and Downregulation of the SUF Pathway during Iron Deficiency

    Kyoko Higuchi, Minori Sasaki, Maya Katori, Keisuke Kurita, Takuro Sakai, Nobuhiro Suzuki, Yuki Kawachi, Akihiro Saito, Takuji Ohyama

    The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists (annual meeting)  2021.03  -  2021.03 

  • Analysis of the PSI-PSII megacomplexes constructed in barley leaves under iron deficiency stress

    Akihiro Saito, Shuhei Sumiki, Takuji Ohyama, Kyoko Higuchi

    The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists (annual meeting)  2021.03  -  2021.03 

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Activity of Academic 【 display / non-display

  • 2021.04
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    2022.09

    Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition   Steering Committee Member of the 68th Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition

  • 2018.04
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    2019.03

    Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition   Management Committee for the 2018 election

  • 2014.04
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    2015.03

    The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists   Steering Committee Member, The 56th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists

Social Contribution 【 display / non-display

  • The 10th Seminar of the "Section of three aspects of rice as 'Ine' (cultivated rice), 'Kome' (harvested rice), and 'Gohan' (cooked rice) "

    Research Institute of Agricultural Life Science in TUA 

    2021.09
     
     

  • AGRITECH SUMMIT2021

    Nikkei newspaper company 

    2021.06
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    2021.07

  • Participation in the symposium on Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Research HUB Initiative Symposium

    Tokyo University of Agriculture  Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Research HUB Initiative Symposium on TUA 

    2020.12
     
     

  • Report on Innovative Technology Research Results of Tokyo University of Agriculture

    2018.12
     
     

  • "Agricultural chemistry-from the beginning to the future", the museum of Tokyo University of Agriculture

    2018.09
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    2019.08

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Industry-academia collaboration 【 display / non-display

  • To make our new research results available to society, we need to work with companies to promote commercialization with the cooperation of the government. I am of the position that industry-academia collaboration is critical.