Experts and Doctors on lignans in Uji, Kyoto, Japan

Summary

Locale: Uji, Kyoto, Japan
Topic: lignans

Top Publications

  1. Nakatsubo T, Mizutani M, Suzuki S, Hattori T, Umezawa T. Characterization of Arabidopsis thaliana pinoresinol reductase, a new type of enzyme involved in lignan biosynthesis. J Biol Chem. 2008;283:15550-7 pubmed publisher
  2. Sakakibara N, Suzuki S, Umezawa T, Shimada M. Biosynthesis of yatein in Anthriscus sylvestris. Org Biomol Chem. 2003;1:2474-85 pubmed
    ..The latter pathway did not lead to yatein, eliminating the presence of a metabolic grid from matairesinol to yatein. ..
  3. Suzuki S, Yamamura M, Hattori T, Nakatsubo T, Umezawa T. The subunit composition of hinokiresinol synthase controls geometrical selectivity in norlignan formation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:21008-13 pubmed
    ..By contrast, a mixture of recombinant subunits catalyzed the formation of (Z)-hinokiresinol from the same substrate. ..