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Yukihiro Kitade

Job Title

Senior Researcher

Areas of speciality

Applied Microbiology

Research areas

Green Chemicals (ex. aromatic compounds)

Outline of research activity

Development of a more efficient technique for bio-based phenol production

Professional affiliations

Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry

Major accomplishment

Kitade Y, Hashimoto R, Suda M, Hiraga K and Inui M. Production of 4-hydroxybenzoic acid by an aerobic growth-arrested bioprocess using metabolically engineered Corynebacterium glutamicum. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. (in press)

Kitade Y, Okino S, Gunji W, Hiraga K, Suda M, Suzuki N, Inui M and Yukawa H. Identification of a gene involved in plasmid structural instability in Corynebacterium glutamicum. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 97: 8219-8226. 2013.


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