OKUMURA YUKIHISA

Academic Assembly School of Science and Technology Institute of Engineering

Faculty of Engineering Materials Chemistry 

Professor 

Degree

  • Ph.D., Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Research Keyword

    Biomimetic Chemistry, Lipid bilayer membrane, Liposomes, Lipid membrane Vesicles

Field Of Study

  • Organic Chemistry

Career

  • 2012
    Professor, Shinshu University
  • 1997 - 2012
    Shinshu University Associate Professor
  • 1992 - 1997
    Kyoto University Research Associate
  • 1991 - 1992
    Columbia Universitry Postdoctral Fellow

Educational Background

  • 1991 - 1992, Columbia Universitry
  • 1988, Kyoto University, Graduate School, Division of Engineering
  • 1986, Kyoto University, Faculty of Engineering
  • 1992, Rutgers University大学院, Department of Chemistry

Paper

  • Electroformation of Giant Vesicles and Transformation to Oligovesicular Vesicles
    Yukihisa Okumura
    Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes, 18, 63-79, 2013
  • Immobilization of Giant Vesicles onto Hydrophobized Polymer Gel Particles
    Yukihisa Okumura, Satoshi Yabushita, Aya Watanabe
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 84(10), 1144-1146, 15 Oct. 2011, Refereed
  • Electroformation of Giant Vesicles and Electrode Polarity
    Yukihisa Okumura, Yuuichi Iwata
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 84(10), 1147-1149, 15 Oct. 2011, Refereed
  • Rapid Electroformation of Giant Vesicles
    Yukihisa Okumura, Koji Urita
    Chem. Lett., 40(5), 530-532, 23 Apr. 2011, Refereed
  • Giant vesicles with membranous microcompartments
    Yukihisa Okumura, Takayuki Nakaya, Hiroshi Namai, Koji Urita
    LANGMUIR, 27(7), 3279-3282, 11 Mar. 2011, Refereed
  • Surface Pressure Analysis of Poly(ethylene oxide)-Modified Fusogenic Liposomes Incorporated into a Phospholipid Monolayer
    Nobuhiro Morone, Takehiko Ueda Yasuhiro Tsudo, Yukihisa Okumura, V屍onique Rosilio, Adam Baszkin, and Junzo Sunamoto
    J. Bioact. Compatible Polym, 22, 5-18, 2007, Refereed
  • Electroformation of Giant Liposomes on Non-Electroconductive Substrate
    Yukihisa Okumura, Hao Zhang, Takuya Sugiyama and Yuuichi Iwata
    J. Am. Chem. Soc, 129, 1490-1491, 2007, Refereed
  • Relocation of Active Acetylcholinesterase to Lipid Membrane Vesicle-Gel Conjugate
    Yukihisa Okumura, Hiroki Mizushima and Junzo Sunamoto
    J. Colloids Interface Sc, 307, 296-299, 2007, RefereedWebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Immobilization of Liposomes on Hydrophobically Modified Polymer Gel in Batch Mode Interaction
    YukihisaOkumura, Hiroki Mizushima, Kentaro Fujinaga and Junzo Sunamoto
    Colloids and Surfaces B, 55, 235-240, 2007, RefereedWebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Liposome Immobilization on Cross-Linked Polymer Gel by in situ Formation of Cleavable Covalent Bonds
    Md. Abdul Khaleque, Yukihisa Okumura and Michiharu Mitani
    J. Bioact. Compatible Polym, 21, 539-555, 2006, RefereedWebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Structure and thermal history dependant phase behavior of hydrated syntheticsphingomyelin analogue: 1,2-Dimyristamido-1,2-deoxyphosphatidylcholine
    Takahashi, H. Okumura, Y. Sunamoto, J.
    Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes, 1713(1), 40-50, 2005, RefereedWebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • Detachable Immobilization of Liposomes on Polymer Gel Particles
    Md. A. Khaleque, Y. Okumura, S. Yabushita, and M. Mitani
    Colloids and Surfaces B,, 37, 35-42, 2004, RefereedWebofScience
  • Liposome Immobilization on Polymer Gel Particles by in situ Formation of Covalent Linkages
    Md. Abdul Khaleque, Yukihisa Okumura,Satoshi Yabushita, and Michiharu Mitani
    Chem. Lett., 32, 416-417, 2003, RefereedWebofScience

Books and other publications

  • 化学便覧 基礎編 8.5.2「ベシクル・リポソーム」
    奥村幸久, Single work
    丸善, 2003, Refereed

Courses

  • Organic Chemistry I
    Shinshu University
  • Organic Chemistry Exercise I
    Shinshu University
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory
    Shinshu University

Research Themes

  • 非天然型構造を持つ人工脂質を含んだ脂質膜の構造と性質の解明
  • Characterization of Liposomes