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Associate Professor

Laboratory location

Sugimoto Campus

Degree 【 display / non-display

  •  -  Doctor of Science

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

Molecular biology, Medical Organism Engineering and Material Science of Organism

Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • Controlling cell growth and differentiation on patterned scaffolds


    Keyword in research subject:  growth factor, cell differentiation, patterned scaffold

  • high efficient siRNA/miRNA sturctures


    Keyword in research subject:  RNAi, siRNA, miRNA

  • in vitro selection of aptamer for new targets


    Keyword in research subject:  aptamer, nucleic acids, in vitro selection

  • Functional Development of Keratin Protein

    (Collaboration in Organization)

    Keyword in research subject:  Keratin

Association Memberships 【 display / non-display

  • The Society for Biotechnology, Japan


Committee Memberships 【 display / non-display

  • 2007.06

    The Society for Biotechnology, Japan  

Current Career 【 display / non-display

  • Osaka City University   Graduate School of Engineering   Applied Chemistry and Bioengineering Course   Associate Professor  

Graduate School 【 display / non-display


    Osaka City University  Graduate School, Division of Natural Science 

Graduating School 【 display / non-display


    Osaka City University   Faculty of Science  


Published Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Improvement of a miRNA inhibitor by intracellular selection

    Akira Tachibana, Aiko Yamamoto

    Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry  2020  [Refereed]

  • Structural improvement of LidNA: Delta-type LidNA is a potent miRNA inhibitor constructed with unmodified DNA

    Akira Tachibana, Yoshiki Komeda, Aiko Yamamoto

    Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry  2020  [Refereed]

  • Improved cancer inhibition by miR-143 with a longer passenger strand than natural miR-143

    Hiroyuki Ida, Toshizumi Tanabe, Akira Tachibana

    Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications  2020  [Refereed]

  • LidNA, a miRNA inhibitor constructed with unmodified DNA, requires an xxxA insertion sequence in miRNA binding site for its potent inhibitory activity

    Akira Tachibana, Satoshi Saito, Yukiko Fujiyama, Toshizumi Tanabe

    FEBS Letters  2020  [Refereed]

  • Uniform spheroid formation on a laboratory-made, low cell attachment surface consisting of a chitin sheet

    Inubushi Yusaku, Tachibana Akira

    Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry  2020  [Refereed]

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Review Papers (Misc) 【 display / non-display

  • Keratins: prospective proteinous biomaterial

    Recent Res. Develop. Protein Eng.  00   00 - 00 2001

Conference Activities & Talks 【 display / non-display

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Theme of Possible Research Exchange 【 display / non-display

  • Cell cultivation with protein biomaterials

    Keyword : Biomaterials, Cell cultivation