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last modified:2021/04/05

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, Y. Chujo Polymer Bulletin 53 2 73-80 2005/01
  •  Novel pi-Conjugated Cyclophane Polymers Containing Phenylamine Moieties with Strong Blue-light Emission. Y. Morisaki, Y. Chujo POLYMER 46 16  5884-5889 2005
  •  The Effect of Biothiol on UV Irradiated a-Lipoic Acid Naoki Wada, Hirotaka Wakami, Tetsuya Konishi, Seiichi Matsugo Biofactors in press 2008/01
  •  Synthesis and Application of Fluorescent Substrates for Lipoamidase Assay. S. Matsugo, Y. Nakajima, T. Konishi J. Clin. Biochem. Nutr. 43 1  468-472 2008
  •  Polymethylenes Containing [2.2]Paracyclophane in the Side Chain Naoki Wada, Yasuhiro Morisaki, Yoshiki Chujo Macromolecules 42 5 1439-1442 2009

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  •  Synthesis of Through-space Conjugated Polymers Containing the Pseudo-ortho-linked [2.2]Paracyclophane Moiety. Yasuhiro Morisaki, Naoki Wada, Manabu Arita, Yoshiki Chujo Polym. Bull. 62 3 305-314 2009
  •  The Degradation and Regeneration of a-Lipoic Acid under the Irradiation of UV Light in the Existence of Homocysteine. Naoki Wada, Hirotaka Wakami, Tetsuya Konishi, Seiichi Matsugo J. Clin. Biochem. Nutr. 44 3 218-222 2009
  •  Simple HPLC evaluation of lipoamidase activity in tissue using a newly synthesized fluorescent substrate, dansyl-α-lipoyllysine. R. Motafakkerazad, M.-Y. Wang, N. Wada, S. Matsugo, T. Konishi 57 377-382 2011/01
  •  Glycosylated Porphyra-334 and Palythine-Threonine from the Terrestrial Cyanobacterium Nostoc commune. E. Nazifi, N. Wada, M. Yamaba, T. Asano, T. Nishiuchi, S. Matsugo, T. Sakamoto Marine Drugs 105 1 81-89 2013
  •  Multiple Roles of Photosynthetic and Sunscreen Pigments in Cyanobacteria Focusing on the Oxidative Stress. N. Wada, T. Sakamoto, S. Matsugo Metabolites 3 463-483 2013
  •  Characterization of the chemical diversity of glycosylated mycosporine-like amino acids in the terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc commune. E. Nazifi, N. Wada, T. Asano, T. Nishiuchi, Y. Iwamura, S. Chinaka, S. Matsugo, T. Sakamoto J. Photochem. Photobiol. B 142 154-168 2015/01
  •  Liposoluble Antioxidative Components in Japanese Traditional Fermented Food “Amazake” Made from Brown Rice Naoki Wada, Toshio Sakamoto, Seiichi Matsugo Journal of Bioprocessing & Biotechniques 8 1 317 2018/02/28
  •  Four chemotypes of the terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc commune characterized by differences in the mycosporine-like amino acids Toshio Sakamoto, Akane Hashimoto, Minami Yamaba, Naoki Wada, Takayuki Yoshida, Kaori Inoue-Sakamoto, Takumi Nishiuchi, Seiichi Matsugo Phycological Research 67 3-11 2018/07/25
  •  Direct one-step synthesis of a formally fully bio- based polymer from cellulose and cinnamon flavor Daisuke Hirose, Samuel Budi Wardhana Kusuma, Daiki Ina, Naoki Wada, Kenji Takahashi Green Chemistry 21 4927-4931 2019/09
  •  Short carbon fiber reinforced polymers: Utilizing lignin to engineer potentially sustainable resource-based biocomposites L. Szabó, R. Milotskyi, T. Fujie, T. Tsukegi, N. Wada, K. Ninomiya, K. Takahashi Frontiers in Chemistry 7 757 2019/11
  •  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 494 315-325 2019/11
  •  Understanding and Suppression of Side Reaction during Transesterification of Phenolic Hydroxyl Groups of Lignin with Vinyl Ester S. Suzuki, A. Ishikuro, Y. Hamano, D. Hirose, N. Wada, K. Takahashi Chemistry Letters 49 8 900-904 2020/04
  •  Green Synthesis and Fractionation of Cellulose Acetate by Controlling the Reactivity of Polysaccharides in Sugarcane Bagasse S. Suzuki, R. Yada, Y. Hamano, N. Wada†, K. Takahashi ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 8 9002-9008 2020/05
  •  Identification of a Novel Pyrrole Alkaloid from the Edible Mushroom Basidiomycetes-X (Echigoshirayukidake) T. Sakamoto, A. Nishida, N. Wada, Y. Nakamura, S. Sato, T. Konishi, S. Matsugo Molecules 25 21 4879 2020/10
  •  Mussel-Inspired Design of a Carbon Fiber–Cellulosic Polymer Interface toward Engineered Biobased Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Composites L. Szabó, S. Imanishi, D. Hirose, T. Tsukegi, N. Wada, K. Takahashi ACS Omega 5 42 27072-27082 2020/10
  •  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
  •  Low waste process of rapid cellulose transesterification using ionic liquid/DMSO mixed solvent: Towards more sustainable reaction systems R. Milotskyi, L. Szabó, T. Fujie, K. Sakata, N. Wada, K. Takahashi Carbohydrate Polymers 256 15 117560 2021/01
  •  Controlled acetylation of kraft lignin for tailoring polyacrylonitrile-kraft lignin interactions towards the production of quality carbon nanofibers L. Szabó, R. Milotskyi, H. Ueda, T. Tsukegi, N. Wada, K. Takahashi Chemical Engineering Journal 405 1 126640 2021/01
  •  Direct Conversion of Sugarcane Bagasse into Injection-Moldable Cellulose-Based Thermoplastic via Homogeneous Esterification with Mixed Acyl Groups ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2021/03

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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