Masashi Morifuji

Summary

Affiliation: Waseda University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Preexercise ingestion of carbohydrate plus whey protein hydrolysates attenuates skeletal muscle glycogen depletion during exercise in rats
    Masashi Morifuji
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama, 350 0289, Japan
    Nutrition 27:833-7. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of different sources and degrees of hydrolysis of dietary protein: effect on plasma amino acids, dipeptides, and insulin responses in human subjects
    Masashi Morifuji
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 58:8788-97. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Post-exercise carbohydrate plus whey protein hydrolysates supplementation increases skeletal muscle glycogen level in rats
    Masashi Morifuji
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado, Saitama, 350 0289, Japan
    Amino Acids 38:1109-15. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Branched-chain amino acid-containing dipeptides, identified from whey protein hydrolysates, stimulate glucose uptake rate in L6 myotubes and isolated skeletal muscles
    Masashi Morifuji
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 55:81-6. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary whey protein increases liver and skeletal muscle glycogen levels in exercise-trained rats
    Masashi Morifuji
    Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Health and Bioscience Laboratories, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Br J Nutr 93:439-45. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary soya protein intake and exercise training have an additive effect on skeletal muscle fatty acid oxidation enzyme activities and mRNA levels in rats
    Masashi Morifuji
    Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Food and Health R and D Laboratories, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Br J Nutr 96:469-75. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary whey protein downregulates fatty acid synthesis in the liver, but upregulates it in skeletal muscle of exercise-trained rats
    Masashi Morifuji
    Health and Bioscience Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 21:1052-8. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Hydroxyproline-containing dipeptides and tripeptides quantified at high concentration in human blood after oral administration of gelatin hydrolysate
    Satomi Ichikawa
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, Sakado shi, Saitama, Japan
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 61:52-60. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Development and validation of a liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry method for simultaneous determination of four anthocyanins in human plasma after black currant anthocyanins ingestion
    Yuko Nakamura
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 58:1174-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary whey protein modulates liver glycogen level and glycoregulatory enzyme activities in exercise-trained rats
    Masashi Morifuji
    Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Health and Bioscience Laboratories, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 230:23-30. 2005

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Preexercise ingestion of carbohydrate plus whey protein hydrolysates attenuates skeletal muscle glycogen depletion during exercise in rats
    Masashi Morifuji
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama, 350 0289, Japan
    Nutrition 27:833-7. 2011
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of different sources and degrees of hydrolysis of dietary protein: effect on plasma amino acids, dipeptides, and insulin responses in human subjects
    Masashi Morifuji
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 58:8788-97. 2010
    ..Taken together, these results demonstrate whey protein hydrolysates cause significantly greater increases in the plasma concentrations of amino acids, dipeptides, and insulin...
  3. doi request reprint Post-exercise carbohydrate plus whey protein hydrolysates supplementation increases skeletal muscle glycogen level in rats
    Masashi Morifuji
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado, Saitama, 350 0289, Japan
    Amino Acids 38:1109-15. 2010
    ..674, P < 0.001) and PKCzeta (r = 0.481, P = 0.017). Post-exercise supplementation with carbohydrate and WPH increases skeletal muscle glycogen recovery by activating key enzymes such as Akt/PKB and atypical PKCs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Branched-chain amino acid-containing dipeptides, identified from whey protein hydrolysates, stimulate glucose uptake rate in L6 myotubes and isolated skeletal muscles
    Masashi Morifuji
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 55:81-6. 2009
    ..These results suggest that BCAA-containing bioactive dipeptides in WPH stimulate glucose uptake in skeletal muscles via the PI3-kinase and aPKC pathways, resulting in increased skeletal muscle glycogen contents...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary whey protein increases liver and skeletal muscle glycogen levels in exercise-trained rats
    Masashi Morifuji
    Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Health and Bioscience Laboratories, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Br J Nutr 93:439-45. 2005
    ..We also observed that whey protein regulated glycogen metabolism in these two tissues by different mechanisms...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary soya protein intake and exercise training have an additive effect on skeletal muscle fatty acid oxidation enzyme activities and mRNA levels in rats
    Masashi Morifuji
    Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Food and Health R and D Laboratories, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Br J Nutr 96:469-75. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary whey protein downregulates fatty acid synthesis in the liver, but upregulates it in skeletal muscle of exercise-trained rats
    Masashi Morifuji
    Health and Bioscience Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 21:1052-8. 2005
    ..This study compared the effects of casein and whey protein as the source of dietary protein on the activity of lipogenic enzymes and mRNA levels in the liver and skeletal muscle of exercise-trained rats...
  8. doi request reprint Hydroxyproline-containing dipeptides and tripeptides quantified at high concentration in human blood after oral administration of gelatin hydrolysate
    Satomi Ichikawa
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, Sakado shi, Saitama, Japan
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 61:52-60. 2010
    ..Thus a total of nine Hyp-containing peptides in human plasma were successfully quantified by this approach. The concentration of Hyp-containing peptides is substantially higher than that following oral administration of other peptides...
  9. doi request reprint Development and validation of a liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry method for simultaneous determination of four anthocyanins in human plasma after black currant anthocyanins ingestion
    Yuko Nakamura
    Food and Health R and D Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 58:1174-9. 2010
    ..9 micromol (58.8 mg) total anthocyanins)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dietary whey protein modulates liver glycogen level and glycoregulatory enzyme activities in exercise-trained rats
    Masashi Morifuji
    Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd, Health and Bioscience Laboratories, 5 3 1 Chiyoda, Sakado shi, Saitama 350 0289, Japan
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 230:23-30. 2005
    ....