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last modified:2023/05/29

Assistant Professor WADA Naoki

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Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Biological Science and Technology,Institute of Science and Engineering

College and School Educational Field

Course in Bioengineering, School of Biological Science and Technology, College of Science and Engineering



Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Kyoto University, Graduate School of engineering Doctor Division of Engineering Department of Polymer Chemistry 200703 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Kyoto University Faculty of Industrial Chemistry 200203


Research Worker Kyoto University Research Worker(2007/04/01-2007/07/31)
Assistant Professor(2007/08/01-2008/03/31)
Assistant Professor(2008/04/01-)

Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society

The Chemical Society of Japan
The Society of Polymer Science, Japan



Speciality Keywords

Bioplastics, Natural compounds

Research Themes



  •  Novel conjugated polymers containing [2.2]paracyclophane and carbazole units with efficient photoluminescence Y Morisaki,N Wada,Y Chujo POLYMER BULLETIN 53 2 73 2005/01
  •  Novel pi-conjugated cyclophane polymers containing phenylamine moieties with strong blue-light emission Y Morisaki,N Wada,Y Chujo POLYMER 46 16 5884 2005/07
  •  The effect of biothiol on UV irradiated alpha-lipoic acid Naoki Wada,Hirotaka Wakami,Tetsuya Konishi,Seiichi Matsugo BIOFACTORS 34 4 285 2008
  •  Synthesis and Application of Fluorescent Substrate for Lopoamidase Assay S. Matsugo,N. Wada,Y. Nakajima,T. Konishi J. Clin. Biochem. Nutr. 43 1 468 2008
  •  Synthesis of through-space conjugated polymers containing the pseudo-ortho-linked [2.2]paracyclophane moiety Yasuhiro Morisaki,Naoki Wada,Manabu Arita,Yoshiki Chujo Polymer Bulletin 62 3 305 2009/03

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  •  Polymethylenes containing [2.2]paracyclophane in the side chain Naoki Wada,Yasuhiro Morisaki,Yoshiki Chujo Macromolecules 42 5 1439 2009/03/10
  •  The Degradation and Regeneration of alpha-Lipoic Acid under the Irradiation of UV Light in the Existence of Homocysteine Naoki Wada,Hirotaka Wakami,Tetsuya Konishi,Seiichi Matsugo JOURNAL OF CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY AND NUTRITION 44 3 218 2009/05
  •  Synthesis and Properties of Carbazole-Layered Polymers Yasuhiro Morisaki,Jonas Alves Fernandes,Naoki Wada,Yoshiki Chujo JOURNAL OF POLYMER SCIENCE PART A-POLYMER CHEMISTRY 47 17 4279 2009/09
  •  A Vanadium-based Chemical Oscillator Kan Kanamori,Yuya Shirosaka,Yukie Sakai,Toshiki Kanamori,Yasuyo Mukai,Kenji Kubo,Yu Nakajima,Naoki Wada,Seiichi Matsugo,Yoshitaro Miyashita,Kenneth Kustin CHEMISTRY LETTERS 39 6 624 2010/06
  •  Structure Effect on Antioxidant Activity of Catecholamines toward Singlet Oxygen and Other Reactive Oxygen Species in vitro Takako Shimizu,Yuji Nakanishi,Meiko Nakahara,Naoki Wada,Yoshihiko Moro-oka,Toru Hirano,Tetsuya Konishi,Seiichi Matsugo JOURNAL OF CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY AND NUTRITION 47 3 181 2010/11
  •  Radical scavenging activity of the Japanese traditional food, amazake Shinpei Yamamoto,Yu Nakashima,Junpei Yoshikawa,Naoki Wada,Seiichi Matsugo Food Science and Technology Research 17 3 209 2011
  •  Activity assay of Lipoamidase, an expected modulator of metabolic fate of externally administered lipoic acid. M.-Y. Wang,R. Motafakkerazad,S. Matsugo,N. Wada,T. Konishi Inflam. Regen. 31 1 88 2011 
  •  Radical Scavenging Activity of the Japanese Traditional Food, Amazake Shinpei Yamamoto,Yu Nakashima,Junpei Yoshikawa,Naoki Wada,Seiichi Matsugo FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH 17 3 209 2011/05
  •  Simple HPLC Evaluation of Lipoamidase Activity in Tissue Using a Newly Synthesized Fluorescent Substrate, Dansyl-alpha-lipoyllysine Rouhollah Motafakkerazad,Man-yuan Wang,Naoki Wada,Seiichi Matsugo,Tetsuya Konishi JOURNAL OF NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE AND VITAMINOLOGY 57 5 377 2011/10
  •  Novel glycosylated mycosporine-like amino acids with radical scavenging activity from the cyanobacterium Nostoc commune Kei Matsui,Ehsan Nazifi,Shinpei Kunita,Naoki Wada,Seiichi Matsugo,Toshio Sakamoto JOURNAL OF PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND PHOTOBIOLOGY B-BIOLOGY 105 1 81 2011/10
  •  Influence of dinotefuran and clothianidin on a bee colony T. Yamada,K. Yamada,N. Wada Jpn. J. Clin. Ecol. 21 1 10 2012 
  •  The cyanobacterial UV-absorbing pigment scytonemin displays radical-scavenging activity Kei Matsui,Ehsan Nazifi,Yosuke Hirai,Naoki Wada,Seiichi Matsugo,Toshio Sakamoto JOURNAL OF GENERAL AND APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY 58 2 137 2012
  •  Multiple Roles of Photosynthetic and Sunscreen Pigments in Cyanobacteria Focusing on the Oxidative Stress N. Wada,T. Sakamoto,S. Matsugo Metabolites 3 463 2013 
  •  Characterization of the chemical diversity of glycosylated mycosporine-like amino acids in the terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc commune Ehsan Nazifi,Naoki Wada,Tomoya Asano,Takumi Nishiuchi,Yoshiaki Iwamuro,Satoshi Chinaka,Seiichi Matsugo,Toshio Sakamoto JOURNAL OF PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND PHOTOBIOLOGY B-BIOLOGY 142 154 2015/01
  •  Glycosylated porphyra-334 and palythine-threonine from the terrestrial cyanobacterium nostoc commune Ehsan Nazifi,Naoki Wada,Minami Yamaba,Tomoya Asano,Takumi Nishiuchi,Seiichi Matsugo,Toshio Sakamoto Marine Drugs 11 9 3124 2013/09
  •  Mycosporine-like amino acids and their derivatives as natural antioxidants N. Wada,T. Sakamoto,S. Matsugo Antioxidants 4 603 2015 
  •  Liposoluble Antioxidative Components in Japanese Traditional Fermented Food “Amazake” Made from Brown Rice. N. Wada,T. Sakamoto,S. Matsugo J. Bioprocess. Biotech. 8 1 1 2018/03 
  •  Four chemotypes of the terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc commune characterized by differences in the mycosporine-like amino acids T. Sakamoto,A. Hashimoto,M. Yamaba,N. Wada,T. Yoshida,K. Inoue-Sakamoto,T. Nishiuchi,S. Matsugo Physicological research 2018/06 
  •  Direct one-step synthesis of a formally fully bio-based polymer from cellulose and cinnamonflavor Daisuke Hirose,Samuel Budi Wardhana Kusuma,Daiki Ina,Naoki Wada,Kenji Takahashi Green Chemistry 21 4927 2019 
  •  Quantitative analysis of native reactive functional groups on carbon fiber T surface: An electrochemical approach László Szabó,Romain Milotskyi,Takayuki Tsukegi,Naoki Wada,Kenji Takahashi Applied Surface Science 494 315 2019/07 
  •  Short Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers: Utilizing Lignin to Engineer Potentially Sustainable Resource-Based Biocomposites Laszlo Szabo,Romain Milotskyi,Tetsuo Fujie,Takayuki Tsukegi,Naoki Wada,Kazuaki Ninomiya,Kenji Takahashi Frontiers in Chemistry 2019/10 
  •  Green Synthesis and Fractionation of Cellulose Acetate by Controlling the Reactivity of Polysaccharides in Sugarcane Bagasse Shiori Suzuki,Risa Yada,Yosuke Hamano,Naoki Wada,Kenji Takahashi ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 8 24 9002 2020/06/22 
  •  Understanding and Suppression of Side Reaction during Transesterification of Phenolic Hydroxyl Groups of Lignin with Vinyl Ester Shiori Suzuki,Akinari Ishikuro,Yosuke Hamano,Daisuke Hirose,Naoki Wada,Kenji Takahashi Chemistry Letters 49 8 900 2020/08/05 
  •  Identification of a Novel Pyrrole Alkaloid from the Edible Mushroom Basidiomycetes-X (Echigoshirayukidake) Toshio Sakamoto,Ayaka Nishida,Naoki Wada,Yutaka Nakamura,Shinji Sato,Tetsuya Konishi,Seiichi Matsugo Molecules 25 4879 2020/10
  •  Mussel-Inspired Design of a Carbon Fiber–Cellulosic Polymer Interface toward Engineered Biobased Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Composites László Szabó,Sari Imanishi,Daisuke Hirose,Takayuki Tsukegi,Naoki Wada,Kenji Takahashi ACS Omega 5 42 27072 2020/10/27 
  •  Selective Modification of Aliphatic Hydroxy Groups in Lignin Using Ionic Liquid S. Suzuki, S. Kurachi, N. Wada, K. Takahashi Catalysts 11 1 120 2021/01
  •  Controlled acetylation of kraft lignin for tailoring polyacrylonitrile-kraft lignin interactions towards the production of quality carbon nanofibers László Szabó,Romain Milotskyi,Hisai Ueda,Takayuki Tsukegi,Naoki Wada,Kenji Takahashi Chemical Engineering Journal 405 126640 2021/02
  •  Low waste process of rapid cellulose transesterification using ionic liquid/DMSO mixed solvent: Towards more sustainable reaction systems Romain Milotskyi,László Szabó,Tetsuo Fujie,Kintaro Sakata,Naoki Wada,Kenji Takahashi Carbohydrate Polymers 256 117560 2021/03
  •  Direct Conversion of Sugarcane Bagasse into Injection-Moldable Cellulose-Based Thermoplastic via Homogeneous Esterification with Mixed Acyl Groups ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2021/03
  •  Direct Conversion of Sugarcane Bagasse into an Injection-Moldable Cellulose-Based Thermoplastic via Homogeneous Esterification with Mixed Acyl Groups Shiori Suzuki,Hibiki Hikita,Stephanie C. Hernandez,Naoki Wada,Kenji Takahashi ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 9 17 5933 2021/05/03 
  •  Direct Synthesis of Full-Biobased Cellulose Esters from Essential Oil Component alpha,beta-Unsaturated Aldehydes Samuel Budi Wardhana Kusuma,Daisuke Hirose,Akina Yoshizawa,Laszlo Szabo,Daiki Ina,Naoki Wada,Kenji Takahashi ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING 9 25 8450 2021/06
  •  Revisit of the Photoirradiation of α-Lipoic Acid -Role of Hydrogen Sulfide Produced in the Reaction N. Wada, S. Matsugo 1 3 148-458 2021/09
  •  Green Conversion of Total Lignocellulosic Components of Sugarcane Bagasse to Thermoplastics through Transesterification Using Ionic Liquid Shiori Suzuki,Yosuke Hamano,Stephanie C. Hernandez,Naoki Wada,Kenji Takahashi ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering 9 45 15249 2021/11/15
  •  Identification of major antioxidant compounds from the edible mushroom Basidiomycetes-X (Echigoshirayukidake) T. Sakamoto, Z. Li, A. Nishida, A. Kadokawa, T. Yoshida, N. Wada, S. Matsugo, Y. Nakamura, S. Sato, T. Konishi 1 2022/01
  •  Direct synthesis of a robust cellulosic composite from cellulose acetate and a nanofibrillated bacterial cellulose sol N Wada, T. Fujie, R. Sasaki1, T. Matsushima, K.Takahashi Polymer Journal 2022/02
  •  Identification of Major Antioxidant Compounds from the Edible Mushroom Basidiomycetes-X (Echigoshirayukidake). Toshio Sakamoto,Zhenshi Li,Ayaka Nishida,Asako Kadokawa,Takayuki Yoshida,Naoki Wada,Seiichi Matsugo,Yutaka Nakamura,Shinji Sato,Tetsuya Konishi Frontiers in bioscience (Elite edition) 14 2 10 2022/04/06
  •  Aryloxy Ionic Liquid-Catalyzed Homogenous Esterification of Cellulose with Low-Reactive Acyl Donors Akina Yoshizawa,Chie Maruyama,Samuel Budi Wardhana Kusuma,Naoki Wada,Kosuke Kuroda,Daisuke Hirose,Kenji Takahashi Polymers 15 2 2023/01
  •  Continuous production of cellulose mixed esters via homogeneous reactive twin-screw extrusion catalyzed by ionic liquid Stephanie C. Hernandez,Romain Milotskyi,Shohei Takagi,Elisabeth R. D. Ito,Shiori Suzuki,Naoki Wada,Kenji Takahashi Cellulose 2023/02/02 

Conference Presentations


  •  Synthesis of Novel Polymethylene Derivatives Having [2.2]Paracyclophane as a Pendant. Y. Morisaki, Y. Chujo 47 2  706-707 2006

Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

Classes (Bachelors)

○Freshman Seminar I(2017)
○Introduction of Biochemical Engineering 1(2017)
○Presentation and Debate (Freshman Seminar II)(2017)
○Experiments in Biochemical Engineering A(2017)
○Organic Chemistry 1B(2017)
○Organic Chemistry 1A(2017)
○Introduction of Biochemical Engineering 2(2017)
○Experiments in Biochemical Engineering B(2017)
○Basic Laboratory in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering(2017)
○Biomolecular Functions(2017)
○Presentation and Debate (Freshman Seminar II)(2016)
○Freshman Seminar I(2016)
○Introduction of Biochemical Engineering(2016)
○Instrumental Analytical Chemistry(2016)
○Experiments in Biochemical Engineering B(2016)
○Organic Chemistry 2(2016)
○Experiments in Biochemical Engineering A(2016)
○Organic Chemistry 1(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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