Soichi Arai

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Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Functional food science and food for specified health use policy in Japan: state of the art
    Soichi Arai
    Department of Nutritional Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan
    Curr Opin Lipidol 19:69-73. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Peanut-skin polyphenols, procyanidin A1 and epicatechin-(4 β → 6)-epicatechin-(2 β → O → 7, 4 β → 8)-catechin, exert cholesterol micelle-degrading activity in vitro
    Tomoko Tamura
    Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 77:1306-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling of cranial sensory ganglia that transmit food intake stimuli
    Ichiro Matsumoto
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biofactors 21:15-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint DNA microarray analyses of the effects of dietary proteins
    Hisanori Kato
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Biofactors 21:11-3. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum cholesterol reduction by feeding a high-cholesterol diet containing a lower-molecular-weight polyphenol fraction from peanut skin
    Tomoko Tamura
    Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 76:834-7. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the quality of imbibed soybean at an early stage of pre-germination for the development of a new protein food item
    Tomoko Tamura
    a Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Department of Nutritional Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 78:115-23. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint A nutrigenomics database--integrated repository for publications and associated microarray data in nutrigenomics research
    Kenji Saito
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1 1 1 Yayoi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Nutr 94:493-5. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Increase of serum cholesterol levels by heat-moisture-treated high-amylose cornstarch in rats fed a high-cholesterol diet
    Haruhide Udagawa
    Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka, Tokyo, 156 8502, Japan
    Lipids 43:695-702. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint DNA microarray cluster analysis reveals tissue similarity and potential neuron-specific genes expressed in cranial sensory ganglia
    Ichiro Matsumoto
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosci Res 74:818-28. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in functional food science and the industry in Japan
    Soichi Arai
    Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Setagaya Ku, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 66:2017-29. 2002

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Functional food science and food for specified health use policy in Japan: state of the art
    Soichi Arai
    Department of Nutritional Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan
    Curr Opin Lipidol 19:69-73. 2008
    ..The science and policy of functional foods are a matter of global concern and this review provides up-to-date information about the Japanese 'food for specified health use' policy based on functional food science...
  2. ncbi request reprint Peanut-skin polyphenols, procyanidin A1 and epicatechin-(4 β → 6)-epicatechin-(2 β → O → 7, 4 β → 8)-catechin, exert cholesterol micelle-degrading activity in vitro
    Tomoko Tamura
    Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 77:1306-9. 2013
    ..The hypercholesterolemia suppressing effect of a peanut skin polyphenol on rats fed high-cholesterol diet in our preceding experiments might thus have been due primarily to a micelle degrading effect in the intestine...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling of cranial sensory ganglia that transmit food intake stimuli
    Ichiro Matsumoto
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biofactors 21:15-8. 2004
    ..The identification of a number of genes related directly to neural properties indicates that these sensory ganglia contain heterogeneous types of neurons with different neural properties...
  4. ncbi request reprint DNA microarray analyses of the effects of dietary proteins
    Hisanori Kato
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Biofactors 21:11-3. 2004
    ..In addition, we performed a study to examine the effect of the consumption of an enzymatically produced, hypoallergenic wheat flour on gene expression profiles in rats. The results confirmed the safety of this novel food product...
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum cholesterol reduction by feeding a high-cholesterol diet containing a lower-molecular-weight polyphenol fraction from peanut skin
    Tomoko Tamura
    Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 76:834-7. 2012
    ..This effect was possibly due to some oligomeric polyphenols which reduced the solubility of dietary cholesterol in intestinal bile acid-emulsified micelles...
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the quality of imbibed soybean at an early stage of pre-germination for the development of a new protein food item
    Tomoko Tamura
    a Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Department of Nutritional Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 78:115-23. 2014
    ..This information should contribute to a better understanding of how to develop a new soy protein item in pre-germination before active physiological processes begin. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint A nutrigenomics database--integrated repository for publications and associated microarray data in nutrigenomics research
    Kenji Saito
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1 1 1 Yayoi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Nutr 94:493-5. 2005
    ..This database is built on an open-source database system and is freely accessible via the World Wide Web (http://a-yo5.ch.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/index.phtml)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increase of serum cholesterol levels by heat-moisture-treated high-amylose cornstarch in rats fed a high-cholesterol diet
    Haruhide Udagawa
    Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Applied Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1 1 1 Sakuragaoka, Tokyo, 156 8502, Japan
    Lipids 43:695-702. 2008
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  9. ncbi request reprint DNA microarray cluster analysis reveals tissue similarity and potential neuron-specific genes expressed in cranial sensory ganglia
    Ichiro Matsumoto
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosci Res 74:818-28. 2003
    ..In conclusion, from the overall analyses of gene expression by DNA microarray, we can identify a number of candidate genes showing neuron type-specific expression in the peripheral ganglia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in functional food science and the industry in Japan
    Soichi Arai
    Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Setagaya Ku, Tokyo 156 8502, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 66:2017-29. 2002
    ..Emphasis has been placed on the study of antioxidant and anticarcinogenic food factors as well as pre- and probiotics. This review pinpoints recent trends in the science and industry in this field...
  11. ncbi request reprint DNA microarray analysis of cranial sensory Ganglia identifies genes involved in somatosensation in craniofacial structures including oropharynx related to food intake
    Ichiro Matsumoto
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1 1 1 Yayoi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8657, Japan
    Chem Senses 30:i10-1. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint Identification of candidate genes involved in somatosensory functions of cranial sensory ganglia
    Ichiro Matsumoto
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1 1 1 Yayoi, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 8657, Japan
    Brain Res Mol Brain Res 126:98-102. 2004
    ..The roles of the remaining four genes, including aquaporin 1 and two EST clones, in sensory neurons are unknown, and may provide clues to understand the sensory function in TG and PG...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein quantity and quality affect rat hepatic gene expression
    Yoshie Endo
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Nutr 132:3632-7. 2002
    ..This study represents a step toward a more global understanding of gene expression changes in states of protein malnutrition...
  14. ncbi request reprint Intake of soy protein isolate alters hepatic gene expression in rats
    Nobuhiko Tachibana
    Food Science Research Institute, Fuji Oil Company, Ltd, 1 Sumiyoshi cho, Izumisano City, Osaka 598 8540, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 53:4253-7. 2005
    ..These results suggest that SPI intake could maintain homeostasis primarily by modulating lipid and energy metabolism...
  15. ncbi request reprint Safety evaluation of hypoallergenic wheat flour by using a DNA microarray
    Sachiko Narasaka
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 70:1464-70. 2006
    ..This DNA microarray technology presents an efficient method for evaluating the safety of foods...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Molecular logic of alcohol and taste]
    Ichiro Matsumoto
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1 1 1 Yayoi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8657, Japan
    Nihon Arukoru Yakubutsu Igakkai Zasshi 41:431-44. 2006
    ..The importance of defining a related molecular logic is emphasized to understand academic and industrial significances of this unique food constituent, ethanol...