UENO Yutaka

Academic Assembly School of Science and Technology Institute of Agriculture

Faculty of Agriculture Department of Agricultural and Life Sciences Division of Animal Science 

Associate Professor 

Field Of Study

  • Applied microbiology, Applied microbiology
  • Animal production science, Animal production science

Mail Address



  • 2022 - 2022
    OECD Co-operative Research Fellowship Program


  • 2019
    (Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences), AJAS 2018 Best Reviewer Award
  • 2017
    Animal Science Journal Reviewer's Award (2016 & 2019 & 2021)


  • [38] Antifouling performance of spiral wound type module made of carbon nanotubes/polyamide composite RO membrane for seawater desalination.
    1) Fajardo-Diaz, J.L., Morelos-Gomez, A., Cruz-Silva, R., Matsumoto, A., Ueno, Y., Takeuchi, N., Kitamura, K., Miyakawa, H., Tejima, S., Takeuchi, K., Tsuzuki, K., and Endo, M.
    Desalination, 523, 115445, Feb. 2022
  • [37] Biofilm bacterial dynamics and the changes in the inorganic nitrogen density due the presence of freshwater pearl mussel.
    Takeuchi, K., Takeuchi, M., Kakino, W., and Uyeno, Y.
    mSphere, 00834-21, Jan. 2022
  • [36] A soybean resistant protein-containing diet increased the production of Reg3γ through the regulation of the gut microbiota and enhanced the intestinal barrier function in mice.
    Ogita, T., Namai, F., Mikami, A., Ishiguro, T., Umezawa, K., Uyeno, Y., and Shimosato, T.
    Frontiers in Nutrition, 8, 701466, Jul. 2021
  • [35] Dietary supplementation with fermented Brassica rapa L. stimulates defecation accompanying change in colonic bacterial community structure.
    Tanaka, S., Yamamoto, K., Hamajima, C., Takahashi, F., Endo, K., and Uyeno, Y.
    Nutrients, 13, 1847, May 2021
  • [34] Fermentative quality and animal acceptability of ensiled persimmon skin with absorbents for practical use in ruminant feed
    Abdelazeem, S., Takeda, K., Kurosu, K., Uyeno, Y.
    ANIMALS, 10, 612, Apr. 2020
  • [33] Changes in bacterial composition during in vitro oil degradation experiments using activated sludge from different sources.
    Uyeno, Y., and Matsumoto, A.
    Water Practice and Technology, in press, Nov. 2019
  • [32] Provision of beta-glucan prebiotics (cellooligosaccharides and kraft pulp) to calves from pre- to post-weaning period on pasture.
    Kido, K., Tejima, S., Haramiishi, M., Uyeno, Y., Ide, Y., Kurosu, K., and Kushibiki, S.
    ANIMAL SCIENCE JOURNAL, doi: 10.1111/asj.132997, Sep. 2019
  • [31] Metagenomic profiles of the rumen microbiota during the transition period in low-yield and high-yield dairy cows.
    Sofyan, A., Uyeno, Y., Shinkai, T., Hirako, M., Kushibiki, S., Kanamori, H., Mori, S., Katayose, Y., and Mitsumori, M.
    ANIMAL SCIENCE JOURNAL, in press, Aug. 2019
  • [29] Evaluation of in vitro ruminal fermentation of ensiled fruit byproducts and their potential for feed use.
    Mousa, S. A., Malik, P. K., Kolte, A. P., Bhatta, R., Kasuga S., and Uyeno, Y
  • [30]Screening of phyto-sources from foothill of Himalayan mountain for livestock methane reduction.
    Malik, P. K., Uyeno, Y., Kolte, A. P., Kumar, R., Trivedi, S., and Bhatta. R.
    SN Applied Sciences 1:232 (2019)., 1, 232, Jan. 2019, Refereed
  • [27]Changes in gut microbial ecology and immunological responses of mice fed the insoluble fraction of Brassica rapa L. that was fermented or not.
    Tanaka, S., Yamamoto, K., Hamajima, C., Takahashi, F., Yamada, K.,Furuya, K., and Uyeno, Y.
    Microbes and Environments, 32, 268-274, Sep. 2017
  • [25]Differences in rumen fermentation characteristics between low-yield and high-yield dairy cows in early lactation.
    Sofyan, A., Mitsumori, M., Ohmori, H., Uyeno, Y., Hasunuma, T., Akiyama, K., Yamamoto, H., Yokokawa, H., Yamaguchi, T., Shinkai, T., Hirako, M., and Kushibiki, S.
    ANIMAL SCIENCE JOURNAL, 88, 974-982, 2017
  • [24]Consecutive reticular pH monitoring in dairy cows fed diets supplemented with active dry yeast during the transition and mid-lactation periods.
    Hasunuma, T., Uyeno, Y., Akiyama, K., Hashimura, S., Yamamoto, H., Yokokawa, H., Yamaguchi, K., Itoh, M., Mizuguchi, H., Sato, S., Hirako, M., and Kushibiki, S.
    Animal Feed Science and Technology, 221, 215-225, Sep. 2016
  • [19] Increase in rumen fibrolytic bacteria and the improvement of fiber degradability of ensiling total mixed ration assessed by in vitro rumen culture.
    Uyeno, Y., Wang, C., Jayanegara, A., Kondo, M., Ban-Tokuda, T., Matsui, H.
    Advances in Animal and Veterinary Science, 4, 183-186, 2016
  • [21] Changes in in vitro rumen fermentation characteristics of different compositions of total mixed rations (TMR) and the ensiled TMRs.
    Wang, C., Uyeno, Y., Jayanegara, A., Kondo, M., Ban-Tokuda, T.,Matsui, H.
    Advances in Animal and Veterinary Science, 4, 179-182, 2016
  • [22] Ensiling fruit byproducts with inoculum of lactic acid bacteria strains.
    Uyeno, Y., Konaka, R., Shirota, M.,Kobayashi, S.
    Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, 16, 515-519, 2016
  • [23] Relationship of enhanced butyrate production by colonic butyrate-producing bacteria and immunomodulatory effects in normal mice fed insoluble fraction of Brassica rapa L.
    Tanaka, S., Yamamoto, K., Yamada, K., Furuya, K.,Uyeno, Y.
    Applied and Environmental Microbiology., 82(9), 2693-2699, 2016
  • [20] Effects of supplementing an active dry yeast product on rumen microbial community composition and on subsequent rumen fermentation of lactating cows in the mid-to-late lactation period.
    Uyeno, Y., Akiyama, K., Hasunuma, T., Yamamoto, H., Yokokawa, H., Yamaguchi, T., Kawashima, K., Itoh, M., Kushibiki, S., Hirako, M.
    ANIMAL SCIENCE JOURNAL, 88, 119-124, 2016電子ジャーナル
  • [16] Effect of probiotics/prebiotics on cattle health and productivity
    Uyeno, Y; Shigemori, S; Shimosato, T
    Microbes and Environments, 30(2), 126-132, 19 Jun. 2015WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • [17] Effects of supplementation with cellooligosaccharides on growth performance of weaned calves on pasture.
    Kido, K., Tejima, S., Nagayama, H., Uyeno, Y., Ide, Y., Kushibiki, S.
    ANIMAL SCIENCE JOURNAL, 87, 661-665, 2015
  • [14] Changes in mouse gastrointestinal microbial ecology with the ingestion of kale
    Uyeno, Y; Katayama, S; Nakamura, S
    Beneficial Microbes, 5(3), 345-349, Sep. 2014WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • [15] Generation of dipeptidyl peptidase-IV-inhibiting peptides from ß-lactoglobulin secreted byLactococcus lactis.
    Shigemori, S; Oshiro, K; Wang, PF; Yamamoto, Y; Wang, YQ; Sato, T; Uyeno, Y; Shimosato, T
    BioMed Research International, 2014, Article ID 393598, 2014WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • [13] Effects of cellooligosaccharide or a combination of cellooligosaccharide and liveClostridium butyricumculture on performance and intestinal ecology in Holstein calves fed milk or milk replacer
    Uyeno, Y., Kawashima, K., Hasunuma, T., Wakimoto, W., Noda, M., Nagashima, S., Akiyama, K., Tabata, M., Kushibiki, S.
    LIVESTOCK SCIENCE, 153(1-3), 88-93, 2013WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • [9] rRNA-based analysis to monitor succession of faecal bacterial communities in Holstein calves.
    Uyeno, Y., Sekiguchi, Y. and Kamagata, Y.
    Letters in Applied Microbiology, 51, 570-577, 2010
  • [10] An rRNA-based analysis for evaluating the effect of heat stress on the rumen microbial composition of Holstein heifers.
    Uyeno, Y., Sekiguchi, Y., Tajima, K., Takenaka, A., Kurihara, M. and Kamagata, Y.
    Anaerobe, 16, 27-33, 2010
  • [8] Difference in the nature of tannins on in vitro ruminal methane and volatile fatty acid production and on methanogenic archaea and protozoal populations.
    Bhatta, R., Uyeno, Y., Tajima, K., Takenaka, A., Yabumoto, Y., Nonaka, I., Enishi, O. and Kurihara, M.
    JOURNAL OF DAIRY SCIENCE, 92, 5512-5522, 2009
  • [6] Desulfovibrio marinisediminis sp. nov.,a novel sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from coastal marine sediment via enrichment with Casamino acids.
    Takii, S., Hanada, S., Hase, Y., Tamaki, H., Uyeno, Y., Sekiguchi, Y. and Matsuura, K.
    International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 58, 2433-2438, 2008
  • [7] Impact of consumption of probiotic lactobacilli-containing yogurt on microbial composition in human feces.
    Uyeno, Y., Sekiguchi, Y., and Kamagata, Y.
    Internationa1 Journal of Food Microbiology, 122, 16-22, 2008
  • [4] Dethiosulfatibacter aminovorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thiosulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from coastal marine sediment via sulfate-reducing enrichment with Casamino acids
    Takii, S., Hanada, S., Tamaki, H., Ueno, Y., Sekiguchi,Y., Ibe, A. and Matsuura, K.
    Internationa1 Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 57, 2320-2326, 2007
  • [5] Evaluation of group-specific,16S rRNA-targeted scissor probes for quantitative detection of predominant bacterial populations in dairy cattle rumen.
    Uyeno, Y., Sekiguchi, Y., Tajima, K., Takenaka, A., Kurihara, M. and Kamagata, Y.
    Journal of Applied Microbiology, 103, 1995-2005, 2007
  • [3] Sequence-specific cleavage of 16S rRNA for rapid and quantitative detection of particular groups of anaerobes in bioreactors.
    Sekiguchi, Y., Uyeno, Y., Sunaga, A., Yoshida, H. and Kamagata, Y.
    Water Science and Technology, 52, 107-113, 2005
  • [2] Sequence-specific cleavage of small-subunit (SSU) rRNA with oligonucleotides and RNase H: a rapid and simple approach to SSU rRNA-based quantitative detection of microorganisms.
    Uyeno, Y., Sekiguchi, Y., Sunaga, A., Yoshida, H., and Kamagata, Y.
    Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 70, 3650-3663, 2004
  • [1] Tissue-SpecificExpression of the Gene Encoding a Mouse RNA Binding Protein Homologous to Human HuD Antigen.
    Abe, R., Uyeno, Y., Yamamoto, K., and Sakamoto, H.
    DNA Research, 1, 175-180, 1994

Books and other publications

  • Rumen Microbiology - Evolution to Revolution (Ed) Anil Kumar Puniya
    Uyeno, Y., Selective inhibition of harmful rumen microbes
    Springer, pp. 199-211 01 Jun. 2015
  • Livestock Production and Climate Change (CABI Climate Change Series ) (Eds) P K Malik, R Bhatta, Junichi Takahashi, Richard Kohn and C S Prasad
    Uyeno, Y., Immunization and Tannins in Livestock Methane Amelioration
    CABI Publishing, pp. 304-317 01 Apr. 2015

Lectures, oral presentations, etc.

  • Ensiling fruits byproduct for feed use aiming at long term preservation and methane mitigation in the rumen.
    Uyeno, Y., Mitsumori, M., Malik, P. K., Kolte, A. P., and Bhatta, R.
    The 17th AAAP Animal Science Congress of the Asian-Australian Association of Animal Production Societies, 25 Aug. 2016
  • Microbiome and ruminome.
    Uyeno, Y.
    MicroHD Conference 2016, 23 Feb. 2016
  • Impact of the use of phytochemicals on rumen microbial function and enteric methane amelioration
    Uyeno, Y.
    Livestock Methane and Climate Change: Recent Advances in Methane Estimation and Amelioration Strategies (International Training Programme), 19 Aug. 2015
  • Nutritional management of dairy cattle under heat stress conditions and its impact on the rumen microbial community structure.
    Uyeno, Y.
    Global Animal Nutrition Conference 2014, 21 Apr. 2014
  • Changes in mouse gastrointestinal microbial ecology by the ingestion of kale
    Uyeno, Y., Katayama, S., Nakamura, S.
    The SGM Spring Conference 2013, 26 Mar. 2013, Society for General Microbiology
  • Fecal bacterial community succession of Holstein calves and its modulation by providing prebiotics fed with milk replacer.
    UYENO, Yutaka
    The 15th AAAP Animal Science Congress of the Asian-Australian Association of Animal Production Societies, 2012
  • Dynamics and functionalities of animal intestinal microflora explored with molecular approaches.
    UYENO, Yutaka
    A Colloquium at Philippine Carabao Center, 2012
  • Fecal bacterial community and fecal organic acid profile in Holstein calves fed whole milk or milk replacer supplemented with cellooligosaccharide
    Y. Uyeno, K. Kawashima, T. Hasunuma, W. Wakimoto, M. Noda, S. Nagashima, K. Akiyama, M. Tabata, S. Kushibiki
    The 8th Japan-Korea-China Joint Symposium on Rumen Metabolism and Physiology, 17 Oct. 2011


  • Advanced Study for Bioresources (2018-)
    Shinshu University

Research Themes

  • Methane mitigation using unexplored phyto sources in ruminants and their effect on rumen microbial diversity
    2015 - 2016
  • Feed use of untapped food resources and food byproducts for constructing an energy cycle system
  • Exploring new function of microbes inhabiting animal digestive tract

Thesis guidance

  • 2018, 6, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1
  • 2019, 6, 3, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1
  • 2021, 7, 3, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1
  • 2022, 7, 4, 4, 1, 1, 1, 1
  • 2017, 5, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1

Acceptance of international students

  • 2021, 1, 2, Home Country; China
  • 2020, 2, 1, Home Countries; Egypt, China
  • 2019, 4, 3, Home Countries; Egypt, China
  • 2018, 2, 2, Home Countries; Egypt, China
  • 2017, 1, 2, Home Countries; Egypt, China
  • 2022, 2, 2, Home Country; China
  • 2023, 1, 2, Home Country; China