Keisuke Sasaki

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Affiliation: National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Characterization and classification of Japanese consumer perceptions for beef tenderness using descriptive texture characteristics assessed by a trained sensory panel
    Keisuke Sasaki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization NARO, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan Electronic address
    Meat Sci 96:994-1002. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Radiocesium distribution in the tissues of Japanese Black beef heifers fed fallout-contaminated roughage due to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station accident
    Keisuke Sasaki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization NARO, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 76:1596-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Impressions and purchasing intentions of Japanese consumers regarding pork produced by 'Ecofeed,' a trademark of food-waste or food co-product animal feed certified by the Japanese government
    Keisuke Sasaki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Anim Sci J 82:175-80. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in thiamin contents in porcine muscles and liver during growth
    Keisuke Sasaki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 73:177-9. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Dehydroascorbic acid reduction in several tissues and cultured hepatocytes of the chicken
    K Sasaki
    Department of Animal Products, National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Ibaraki, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 65:2288-90. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of unsaponifiable fraction on the preference for beef tallow in C57Black/6 mice
    Keisuke Sasaki
    Department of Animal Products, National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, National Agriculture and Bio oriented Research Organization NARO, Tsukuba Norindanchi, P O Box 5, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Physiol Behav 81:665-70. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Beef texture characterization using internationally established texture vocabularies in ISO5492:1992: differences among four different end-point temperatures in three muscles of Holstein steers
    Keisuke Sasaki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Meat Sci 86:422-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Effects of muscle type on beef taste-traits assessed by an electric sensing system
    Koichi Chikuni
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Anim Sci J 81:600-5. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of animal fats from different origins: use of polymorphic features detected by Raman spectroscopy
    Michiyo Motoyama
    Animal Products Research Team, National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Appl Spectrosc 64:1244-50. 2010
  10. doi request reprint In situ Raman spectrometric analysis of crystallinity and crystal polymorphism of fat in porcine adipose tissue
    Michiyo Motoyama
    Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, National Agricultural Research Organization NARO, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 61:69-75. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Characterization and classification of Japanese consumer perceptions for beef tenderness using descriptive texture characteristics assessed by a trained sensory panel
    Keisuke Sasaki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization NARO, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan Electronic address
    Meat Sci 96:994-1002. 2014
    ..These results demonstrate objective characteristics and variability of consumer meat tenderness, and provide new information regarding the evaluation and management of meat tenderness for meat manufacturers. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Radiocesium distribution in the tissues of Japanese Black beef heifers fed fallout-contaminated roughage due to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station accident
    Keisuke Sasaki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization NARO, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 76:1596-9. 2012
    ..Different radioactive cesium levels were not found among parts of the muscles. These results indicate that radiocesium accumulated highly in the kidney and homogenously in the skeletal muscles in the heifers...
  3. doi request reprint Impressions and purchasing intentions of Japanese consumers regarding pork produced by 'Ecofeed,' a trademark of food-waste or food co-product animal feed certified by the Japanese government
    Keisuke Sasaki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Anim Sci J 82:175-80. 2011
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  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in thiamin contents in porcine muscles and liver during growth
    Keisuke Sasaki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 73:177-9. 2009
    ..The liver thiamin content, however, remained unchanged from the fetal stage to 5 months old. The changes in thiamin contents were different between Landrace and Meishan pigs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dehydroascorbic acid reduction in several tissues and cultured hepatocytes of the chicken
    K Sasaki
    Department of Animal Products, National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Ibaraki, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 65:2288-90. 2001
    ..It is thought that hepatocytes incorporated external dehydroascorbate and converted it into ascorbate. These findings suggest that the liver plays an important role in ascorbate recycling by the chicken...
  6. ncbi request reprint Role of unsaponifiable fraction on the preference for beef tallow in C57Black/6 mice
    Keisuke Sasaki
    Department of Animal Products, National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, National Agriculture and Bio oriented Research Organization NARO, Tsukuba Norindanchi, P O Box 5, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Physiol Behav 81:665-70. 2004
    ..In addition, it was suggested that the unsaponifiable fraction acted as an enhancer in the preference for triacylglycerol in C57Black/6NCrj mice...
  7. ncbi request reprint Beef texture characterization using internationally established texture vocabularies in ISO5492:1992: differences among four different end-point temperatures in three muscles of Holstein steers
    Keisuke Sasaki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Meat Sci 86:422-9. 2010
    ..Warner-Bratzler shear force values (WBSFVs) were also correlated with ISO5492 'chewiness.' This finding suggests that WBSFV indicates ISO5492 'chewiness' rather than undefined 'tenderness.'..
  8. doi request reprint Effects of muscle type on beef taste-traits assessed by an electric sensing system
    Koichi Chikuni
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Anim Sci J 81:600-5. 2010
    ..Iron content was also different among the muscle types and related to the cvC00 and cvAE1 outputs. These results suggested that the muscle fiber type affects the beef taste characteristics...
  9. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of animal fats from different origins: use of polymorphic features detected by Raman spectroscopy
    Michiyo Motoyama
    Animal Products Research Team, National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Appl Spectrosc 64:1244-50. 2010
    ..This method seems to have the potential to detect beef products contaminated with pork-adipose tissue...
  10. doi request reprint In situ Raman spectrometric analysis of crystallinity and crystal polymorphism of fat in porcine adipose tissue
    Michiyo Motoyama
    Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, National Agricultural Research Organization NARO, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 61:69-75. 2013
    ..3 °C). Possibilities of using Raman spectrometry as a tool for routine monitoring of the conditions of carcasses as well as for research on the improvement of the mechanical strength of the adipose tissue are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Increased intramuscular fat improves both 'chewiness' and 'hardness' as defined in ISO5492:1992 of beef Longissimus muscle of Holstein × Japanese black F1 steers
    Keisuke Sasaki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Anim Sci J 83:338-43. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that intramuscular fat improves both 'chewiness' and 'hardness' as defined in ISO5492:1992...
  12. doi request reprint Bile resistance in Lactococcus lactis strains varies with cellular fatty acid composition: analysis by using different growth media
    Hiromi Kimoto-Nira
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Int J Food Microbiol 131:183-8. 2009
    ..e. increased hexadecanoic acid and octadecenoic acid and decreased hexadecenoic acid and C-19 cyclopropane fatty acid) by changing growth conditions may be a useful way to enhance their bile resistance in lactococci...
  13. doi request reprint Influence of long-term consumption of a Lactococcus lactis strain on the intestinal immunity and intestinal flora of the senescence-accelerated mouse
    Hiromi Kimoto-Nira
    Functional Biomolecules Research Team, National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Ikenodai 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Br J Nutr 102:181-5. 2009
    ..The applicability of strain G50 for the food and animal industries has been proposed in the present study...
  14. doi request reprint Immunomodulatory and cytotoxic effects of various Lactococcus strains on the murine macrophage cell line J774.1
    Chise Suzuki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Int J Food Microbiol 123:159-65. 2008
    ..The specificity of cytokine induction by different lactococci is discussed in terms of interaction of non-pathogenic bacteria with macrophages, as well as the implications for the use of lactococci as probiotics...
  15. ncbi request reprint Anti-ageing effect of a lactococcal strain: analysis using senescence-accelerated mice
    Hiromi Kimoto-Nira
    Functinal Biomolecules Research Team, National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Tsukuba, Ikenodai 2, Ibaraki, 305 0901, Japan
    Br J Nutr 98:1178-86. 2007
    ..These results indicate that oral administration of strain H61 has the potential to suppress some of the manifestations associated with ageing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Behavior of glucosinolates in pickling cruciferous vegetables
    Chise Suzuki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 54:9430-6. 2006
    ..The effect of pickling on glucosinolate content and the possible mechanism are discussed in view of degradation by myrosinase and synthetic reaction in response to salt stress or compression during the pickling process...
  17. doi request reprint Inhibition of leukotriene B4 production in murine macrophages by lactic acid bacteria
    Hiromi Kimoto-Nira
    Functional Biomolecules Research Team, National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Tsukuba, Ikenodai 2, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Int J Food Microbiol 129:321-4. 2009
    ..This study also highlights the potential of the strain Bc-10 as a treatment option for the regulation of LTB(4) production in vivo...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ascorbic acid supplementation to primary culture of chicken hepatocytes with non-serum medium
    K Sasaki
    Department of Animal Products, National Institute of Animal Industry, Tsukuba Norindanchi PO Box 5, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Int J Biochem Cell Biol 32:967-73. 2000
    ..Ascorbate treatment for 48 h at 50 mg/l was the best combination in this study for primary culture of chicken hepatpcyte with non-serum L-15 medium..
  19. doi request reprint Adhesive properties of predominant bacteria in raw cow's milk to bovine mammary gland epithelial cells
    Tatsuro Hagi
    Animal Products Research Division, NARO Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Ikenodai 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0901, Japan
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 58:515-22. 2013
    ..0.8 %), Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (0.5 %), Pseudomonas sp. (0.3 %) and Chryseobacterium sp. (0.1 %). The two L. lactis isolates exhibited higher adherence to BMECs than type strains and isolates of various origins. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Pseudomonas spp. convert metmyoglobin into deoxymyoglobin
    Michiyo Motoyama
    Animal Products Research Team, National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Tsukuba shi, Ibaraki Ken, Japan
    Meat Sci 84:202-7. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Changes in the amounts of water-soluble umami-related substances in porcine longissimus and biceps femoris muscles during moist heat cooking
    Keisuke Sasaki
    National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, 2 Ikenodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Meat Sci 77:167-72. 2007
    ..In addition, oligopeptides increased during wet-heat cooking of pork muscles...
  22. doi request reprint Survival of a Lactococcus lactis strain varies with its carbohydrate preference under in vitro conditions simulated gastrointestinal tract
    Hiromi Kimoto-Nira
    Functional Biomolecules Research Team, National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, Ikenodai 2, Ibaraki 305 0901, Japan
    Int J Food Microbiol 143:226-9. 2010
    ..Careful consideration should be given to the selection of carbohydrates for in vitro testing of the survival of lactic acid bacteria in the GI tract...
  23. ncbi request reprint Restored vulnerability of cultured endothelial cells to high glucose by iron replenishment
    K Sasaki
    Department of Biochemistry, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 289:664-9. 2001
    ..Supplementation with iron is useful to restore the vulnerability of cultured cells to HG that is normally observed in in vivo situations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Purification from conditioned medium and chemical identification of a factor that inhibits somatic embryogenesis in carrot
    T Kobayashi
    Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 41:268-73. 2000
    ..These results suggest that 4-hydroxybenzyl alcohol is a major factor that accumulates in high-cell-density cultures of carrot cells and inhibits somatic embryogenesis...