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 

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

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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

  • Elucidation of the environmental factors influenced on the optical properties of fucoxanthin and chlorophyll c bound to the fucoxanthin chlorophyll a/c protein, FCP

    Nami Yamano, Tadashi Mizoguchi, Ritsuko Fujii

    The 9th OCARINA International Symposium  (10th Floor, Media Center of Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan)  2018.03 

  • In-vitro reconstitution of light-harvesting complexes of a siphonous green alga, Codium fragile

    Yuki Isaji, Rei Tohda, Nami Yamano, Tetsuko Nakaniwa, Genji Kurisu, Ritsuko Fujii

    The 9th OCARINA International Symposium  (10th Floor, Media Center of Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan)  2018.03 

  • The pH-Dependent Optical Property of Chlorophyll c bound to the Light-Harvesting Complex from a Diatom, Chaetoceros calcitrans

    山野 奈美, 溝口 正, 藤井 律子

    第55回日本生物物理学会年会  2017.09 

  • How can the transplastomic lettuce that dominantly accumulating astaxanthin survive without most of natural carotenoids?

    Fujii R, Yamano N, Hashimoto H, Misawa N, Ifuku K

    The 18th International Symposium on Carotenoids 2017  2017.07 

  • Extra accumulation of carotenoids upon intense irradiation during culture of siphonous green algae, Codium fragile

    Ryuichi Kano, Kentaro Fujiwara, Ritsuko Fujii

    The 5th Awaji International Workshop on Electron Spin Science & Technology: Biological and Materials Science Oriented Applications (AWEST2017)  2017.06 

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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