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Program-Specific Professor / PI / Research Administrative Director

Research Interest

Agricultural Chemistry
Molecular mechanism of ABC proteins which protect the human body and maintain optimal health

What I like about my science

Many times, ABC proteins have overturned long-standing ideas held by scientists.

Researcher Q & A

Where are you from?

Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture

Why did you become a researcher?

I wanted to understand myself and my body.

What is your favorite experiment, theory, device, reagent, lab equipment? Why do you like it?

I stick to nothing

What is your hobby?

I started to practice Aikido when I became 60 years old.

Playing tennis with lab members

Multi-drug exporter MDR1 takes up drugs (such as ivermectin) from the cell membrane