FUJII Ritsuko

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Title

Associate Professor

Laboratory location

Sugimoto Campus

Alternative names

Ritsuko Mizoguchi (Passport Name)

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

Physics of Biological Materials, BioPhysical Chemistry

Research Interests 【 display / non-display

carotenoids, photosynthetic pigments, photosynthetic pigment-protein complexes, oceanic algae

Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • Elucidation of the novel photosynthetic function of astaxanthin-accumulating, chloroplast-gene modified lettuce

    (Collaboration in Japan) Project Year :

    2013.04
     
     

    Keyword in research subject:  photosynthetic pigments, carotenoids, photosynthetic pigment-protein complexes

  • Photo-excited states dynamics of the oceanic antenna photosynthetic pigments, chlorophyll c, in-and-out of pigment-protein complexes

    (Individual) Project Year :

    2011.04
     
     

    Keyword in research subject:  photosynthetic energy transfer, pohtosynthetic antenna pigment-protein complexes, dye-sensitized solar cell

Association Memberships 【 display / non-display

  • International Symposium On Carotenoids

  • JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR CAROTENOID RESEARCH

  • The chemical society of Japan

  • The Japan Society of Plant Physiologists

  • The biophysical society of Japan

Current Career 【 display / non-display

  • Osaka City University   The OCU Advanced Research Institute for Natural Science and Technology (OCARINA)   Associate Professor  

Career 【 display / non-display

  • 1998
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    2001

    Research Fellow, Research Fellowship for Young Scientist (DC2), JSPS  

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

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    2001

    Kwansei Gakuin University  Graduate School, Division of Natural Science 

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    Kwansei Gakuin University   Faculty of Science  

 

Published Papers 【 display / non-display

  • The pH-dependent photophysical properties of chlorophyll-c bound to the light-harvesting complex from a diatom, Chaetoceros calcitrans

    Nami Yamano, Tadashi Mizoguchi, and Ritsuko Fujii

    JOURNAL OF PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND PHOTOBIOLOGY A-CHEMISTRY  2017.09  [Refereed]

    DOI

  • Molecular Structures and Functions of Chlorophylls-a Esterified with Geranylgeranyl, Dihydrogeranylgeranyl, and Tetrahydrogeranylgeranyl Groups at the 17-Propionate Residue in a Diatom, Chaetoceros calcitrans

    Mizoguchi Tadashi, Isaji Megumi, Yamano Nami, Harada Jiro, Fujii Ritsuko, Tamiaki Hitoshi

    BIOCHEMISTRY  56 ( 28 ) 3682 - 3688 2017.07  [Refereed]

    DOI

  • Photoprotection vs. Photoinhibition of Photosystem II in Transplastomic Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) Dominantly Accumulating Astaxanthin

    Ritsuko Fujii, Nami Yamano, Hideki Hashimoto, Norihiko Misawa, and Kentaro Ifuku

    PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY  57 ( 7 ) 1518 - 1529 2016.07  [Refereed]

    DOI

  • Characterization of fucoxanthin aggregates in mesopores of silica gel: Electronic absorption and circular dichroism spectroscopies

    Shohei Kita, Ritsuko Fujii, Richard J. Cogdell, Hideki Hashimoto

    JOURNAL OF PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND PHOTOBIOLOGY A-CHEMISTRY  313   3 - 8 2015.12  [Refereed]

    DOI

  • Observation of hybrid artificial photosynthetic membranes using peripheral and core antennae from two different species of photosynthetic bacteria by AFM and fluorescence micro-spectroscopy

    Chiasa Uragami, Yuko Sugai, Kohei Hanjo, Ayumi Sumino, Ritsuko Fujii, Takanori Nishioka, Isamu Kinoshita, Takehisa Dewa, Mamoru Nango, Alastair T. Gardiner, Richard J. Cogdell, Hideki Hashimoto

    JOURNAL OF PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND PHOTOBIOLOGY A-CHEMISTRY  313   60 - 71 2015.12  [Refereed]

    DOI

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Books etc 【 display / non-display

  • What is "artificial photosynthesis", a potent new energy source

    Haruo Inoue (Ed.) (Part: Contributor )

    KODANSHA LTD.  2016.08

  • The Structure of Purple Bacterial Antenna Complexes

    Richard J. Cogdell, Alastair T. Gardiner, Mads Gabrielsen, June Southall, Aleksander W. Roszak, Neil W. Isaacs, Ritsuko Fujii and Hideki Hashimoto (Part: Joint Work )

    Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Photosynthetic Protein Complexes A Structural Approach  2006

Review Papers (Misc) 【 display / non-display

  • Activity of Regional Branch

    The Biophysical Society of Japan General Incorporated Association, Seibutsu Butsuri  56 ( 6 ) 346 - 347 2016

    DOI CiNii

  • Dynamics of Excitation Energy Transfer in Photosynthetic Reactions

    Hideki Hashimoto, Ritsuko Fujii, Daisuke Kosumi, Mitsuru Sugisaki

    The Optical Society of Japan, "KOGAKU"  43 ( 6 ) 249 - 259 2014

  • Structure and Function of the Pigments Bound to the Photosynthetic Light-harvesting Protein from Brown Algae

    Kagaku Kogyo  63 ( 9 ) 12 - 18 2012

Conference Activities & Talks 【 display / non-display

  • 異なる17位側鎖を有するバクテリオクロロフィル-a誘導体の合成と太陽電池素材としての性能評価

    酒井琴和、段胜楠、王暁峰、藤井律子、山野由美子、池内俊貴、佐々木真一

    日本化学会第99春季年会(2019)  2019.03 

  • Excess accumulation of carotenoids in a siphonous green alga, Codium fragile, upon different light strengths

    Soichiro Seki, Ritsuko Fujii

    The 43rd annual meeting for Japanese society of phycology  2019.03 

  • Excess accumulation of carotenoids in a siphonous green alga, Codium fragile, upon different light strengths

    Soichiro Seki, Ryuichi Kano, Ritsuko Fujii

    The 10th OCARINA International Symposium  2019.03 

  • Photoprotection and photoinhibition found in the astaxanthin-accumulating transplastomic lettuce

    Nami Yamano, Kentaro Ifuku, Hideki Hashimoto, Norihiko Misawa and Ritsuko Fujii

    International Symposium on Photosynthesis and Chloroplast Biogenesis 2018  2018.11 

  • Evaluating the regional changes in the accumulation level of bioactive molecules: Mass spectrometry Imaging (MSI)

    Ritsuko Fujii  [Invited]

    Research symposium with presentations   2018.11 

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Other educational activity and Special note 【 display / non-display

  • Contribution to FD activities

    (2011)

Educational activity record 【 display / non-display

  • Academic year : 2011

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    Number of instructed the graduation thesis
    1
    Number of graduation thesis reviews
    0
    Number of instructed the Master course
    1
    Number of instructed the Doctoral course
    0
    Number of master's thesis reviews (chief)
    0
    Number of master's thesis reviews (vice-chief)
    0
    Number of doctoral thesis reviews (chief)
    0
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    0