SHIRAI KOJI

Academic Assembly School of Science and Technology Institute of Textile Science and Technology

Faculty of Textile Science and Technology Division of Applied Biology 

Associate Professor 

Degree

  • Doctor of Agriculture, Kyushu University (Japan)

Field Of Study

  • 昆虫生理・生化学

Educational Background

  • 1996, Kyushu University, Graduate School, Division of Agriculture
  • 1991, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Faculty of Textile Science and Technology

Paper

  • Moisture Permeability of Cocoon Shells: Application of Thermogravimetrical method to Small Biological Samples
    Kaneko F., Kawashita K., Matsumura H., Katagiri C., Ogawa N., Shirai K., and Banno Y
    J. Insect Biotechnol. Sericol., 83, 41-46, 2014
  • Removal of Pb(II) from water using keratin colloidal solution obtained from wool
    Sekimoto, Y; Okiharu, T; Nakajima, H; Fujii, T; Shirai, K; Moriwaki, H
    ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH, 20(9), 6531-6538, Sep. 2013WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • 重イオンビームを用いた昆虫細胞の放射線応答とDNA障害の修復機構の解析
    白井孝治
    蚕糸昆虫バイオテック(日本蚕糸学会), in press, 2012
  • Identification and characterization of a feeding-modulating peptide, hemolymph major anionic peptide (HemaP) from the sweetpotato hornworm, Agrius convolvuli
    Morooka N., Nagata S., Shirai K., Kiguchi K., Nagasawa H.
    FEBS J., 279, 168-179, 2012
  • Application of the powder of porous titanium carbide ceramics to a reusable adsorbent for environmental pollutants
    Moriwaki H., Kitajima S., Shirai K., Kiguchi K. and Yamada O.
    J. Hazard. Mater., 185(2-3), 725-731, Jan. 2011WebofScienceリポジトリ電子ジャーナル
  • エビガラスズメのシルク合成の謎を追って
    白井孝治
    蚕糸昆虫バイオテック, 80, 111-114, 2011
  • Central projections of the wing afferents in the hawkmoth, Agrius convolvuli
    Ando N., Wang H., Shirai K., Kiguchi K., Kanzaki R.
    J. Insect Physiol., 57, 1518-1536, 2011
  • Characteristics of cellular morphology associated with dermal knob formation in the “knobbed” mutant of the silkworm, Bombyx mori
    S. Shimura, S. Sato, K. Fukamoto, K. Shirai, R. Kanekatsu, M. Kiuchi, K. Kiguchi
    J. Insect Biotech. Sericology, 79(1), 21-25, 2010
  • エビガラスズメにおけるHox遺伝子の発現解析
    白井孝治・岡 誠・深本花菜・木口憲爾
    繊維研究報告書, 13, 31-39, 2010
  • エビガラスズメ緑色幼虫の真皮細胞に存在するタンパク質凝集成分Xについて
    白井孝治、福島壽斗、島田拓郎、木口憲爾
    繊維研究報告書, 14, 9-15, 2010
  • Utilization of silkworm coccon waste as a sorbent for the removal of oil from water
    Moriwaki H., Kitajima S., Kurashima M., Hagiwara A., Haraguchi K., Shirai K., Kanekatsu R. and Kiguchi K.
    J. Hazard. Mater., in press, 2009
  • Larval labial glands of the sweet potato hornworm, Agrius convolvuli : morphology and secretory proteins
    Zha X.-M., Shirai K., Yoshikawa K., Sato S., Kanekatsu R. and Kiguchi K.
    J. Insect Biotechnol. Sericol., 78, 53-60, 2009
  • Switchover of protein synthesis occurs during the wandering stage in the labial glands of the sweet potato hornworm, Agrius convolvuli
    Shirai K., Zha X.-M., Oka M., Kanekatsu R. and Kiguchi K.
    J. Insect Biotechnol. Sericol., 78, 107-112, 2009
  • Characterization of lumen proteins from the labial glands of 5th instar larvae of Agrius convolvuli (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae)
    X.-M. Zha, K. Shirai, J. Li, K. Chen, R. Kanekatsu, K. Kiguchi
    J. Insect Biotechnol. Sericol., 78, 63-68, 2009
  • カイコの繭形形成行動:幼虫体節の運動制約が吐糸営繭行動に及ぼす影響
    池田真琴・白井孝治・金勝廉介・三浦幹彦・John Edwards・木口憲爾
    蚕糸・昆虫バイオテック, 78, 141-149, 2009
  • Utilization of silkworm cocoon waste as a sorbent for the removal of oil from water
    H. Moriwaki, S. Kitajima, M. Kurashima, A. Hagiwara, K. Haraguchi, K. Shirai, R. Kanekatsu, K. Kiguchi
    J. Hazard. Mater., 165, 266-270, 2009
  • Development of the irradiation method for the first instar silkworm larvae using locally targeted heavy-ion microbeam
    K. Fukamoto, K. Shirai, T. Sakata, T. Sakashita, T. Funayama, N. Hamada, S. Wada, T. Kakizaki, S. Shimura, Y. Kobayashi, K. Kiguchi
    J. Radiat. Res., 48, 247-253, 2007
  • Process of in vivocyst formation from the implanted larval integument in the sweet potato hornworm, Agrius convolvuli: a simple model for studying wound healing
    Fukamoto K., Shirai K., Kanekatsu R., Kiguchi K. and Kobayashi Y.
    J. Insect Biotechnol. Sericol., 75, 99-106, 2006
  • Effects of heavy-ion irradiation on the differentiation of epidermal cells in the silkworm, Bombyx mori
    Fukamoto K., Shirai K., Kanekatsu R., Kiguchi K. and Kobayashi Y.
    J. Insect Biotechnol. Sericol., 75, 107-114, 2006
  • Contribution of circulating hemocytes to the regeneration of heavy ion beams (12C5+) irradiated hematopoietic organs in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, through the way of phagocytosis of injured cells after invasion
    Ling E., Shirai K., Kanekatsu R., Kiguchi K., Kobayashi Y., Funayama T. and Watanabe H.
    Dev. Comp. Immunol., 30(6), 531-543, 2006WebofScience
  • Synthesis of silk fibroin-insulin bioconjugates and their characterization and activities in vivo
    Zhang Y.-O., Ma Y., Xia Y.-Y. , Shen W. -D. , Mao J.-P. , Zha X.-M. , Shirai K. and Kiguchi K.
    J. Biomed. Mater. Res. B, 79B(2), 275-283, 2006WebofScience
  • Carotenoids in the lipophorin of the sweet potato hornworm, Agrius convolvuli and the silkworm, Bombyx mori
    Shirai K./Kanakatsu R./ Kiguchi K
    J. Seric. Sci. Jpn, 69(2),, 131-138, 2000
  • Synthesis and resorption of a humoral chymotrypsin inhibitor, CI-8, by the fat body of the silkworm, Bombyx mori
    Shirai K./ Fujii H./ Doira H/ Iwamoto H
    Insect Biochem. Molec. Biol, 30, 363-368, 2000
  • Purification of 35K protease from the digestive juice of Bombyx mori
    Jiang Y/Shirai K./Okido T/Banno Y./ Fujii H
    J. Seric. Sci. Jpn, 69(1), 47-53, 2000
  • Production and mechanical properties of fibroin-cellulose blended fiber
    Kanakatsu R./ Iizuka E.,/Shiari K./ Kiguchi K./Abe K./Hachimori A
    J. Seric. Sci. Jpn, 69(3), 191-196, 2000
  • Effects of general and local irradiation of heavy ion beam on the developmentand metamorphosis of the silkworm, Bombyx mori
    Tu Z.-L./Yamasaki S./ Shirai K./ Kanatatsu R./Kiguchi K./ Kobayashi Y./ Taguchi M./ Watanabe H
    J. Seric. Sci. Jpn, 68(6),, 443-453, 1999
  • Effects of local heavy ion beam trradiation on the hemopoietic organs of the silkworm, Bombyx mori
    Tu Z.-L./Shirai K./Kanatatsu R/ Kiguchi K./Kobayashi Y/ Taguchi M./ Watanabe H
    J. Seric. Sci. Jpn, 68(6),, 491-500, 1999

Books and other publications

  • カイコの科学
    白井孝治, 3.7 体色と繭色のはなし
    朝倉書店, 77-78 01 Jul. 2020
  • カイコの実験単
    間瀬啓介、白井孝治, カイコの胚の観察
    NTS, 198-203 Mar. 2019
  • 応用生物学入門
    山本博規・白井孝治, バイオマスとその利用
    オーム社, 135-157 2010
  • 「虫たちが語る生物学の未来」
    白井孝治・木口憲爾, 繭を作らないスズメガ幼虫のちょっと変わったシルク合成
    衣笠会, 180-183 2009

Lectures, oral presentations, etc.

  • Heavy ion irradiation induced cell cycle arrest in multinuclear silkworm egg having non damaged and damaged nuclei
    Daisuke Ueda, Tomoo Funayama, Yuichiro Yokota, Michiyo Suzuki, Tetsuya Sakashita, Yasuhiko Kobayashi, Koji Shira
    The 12th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response (IWM2015), 2015
  • Regeneration mechanism of hemopoietic organs in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, after heavy-ion irradiation: Analysis by transplanteation of the irradiated organs using a transgenic silkworm strain
    Shirai, K., Kiguchi K., Sakata, T., Fukamoto, K., Sakashita, T., Funayama, T., Hamada, N., Kobayashi, Y.
    91, Mar. 2008, Asia-Pacific Congress of Sericulture and Insect biotechnology 200
  • Silk production of the sweet potato hornworm, Agrius convolvuli
    Shirai K.
    Sericulture research institute of Anhui academy of agricultural sciences, 2007, Invited
  • Characterization of larval specific proteins secreted from the labial glands in the sweet potato hornworm, Agrius convolvuli
    Zha, X.-M., Shirai K., and Kiguchi K.,
    4th International Conference on Advanced Fiber/Textile Materials 2007 in Ueda, 2007
  • The epidermal carotenoid-binding proteins in the sweet potato hornworm, Agrius convolvuli
    Shirai K. and K.Kiguchi
    113, Oct. 2006, Asia-Pacific Congress of Sericulture&Insect Biotechnology (APSERI 2006)
  • Purification and characterization of the epidermal carotenoid-Binding proteins from epidermis of the sweet potato hornworm, Agrius convolvuli
    Shirai K. and K.Kiguchi
    20-26, Aug. 2006, 7th International Workshop on The Molecular Biology And Genetics of The Lepidoptera
  • Inhibition of abnormal proliferation of epidermal cells in the Knobbed mutant silkworm larva by the heavy-ion microbeam irradiation
    Fukamoto, K., Sakata, T., Shirai, K., Sakashita, T., Funayama, T., Wada, S., Hamada, N.,Kakizaki, T., Hara, T., Suzuki M., Kobayashi, Y. and Kiguchi, K.
    131, Aug. 2006, The International Workshop on The Molecular Biology And Genetics of The Lepidoptera
  • Expression and localization of epidermal carotenoid-binding proteins in the sweet potato hornworm, Agrius convolvuli
    Shirai.K
    14-17, Jan. 2006, Japan-USA Joint Symposium Hornworm as Experimantal Inscts: In Retrospect and Prospect
  • Histoy of the sweet potato hornworm, Agrius convolvuli, as an experimental insect
    Kiguchi K. and Shirai K.
    8-9, Jan. 2006, Japan-USA Joint Symposium Hornworm as Experimantal Inscts: In Retrospect and Prospect

Research Themes

  • カイコおよびエビガラスズメ幼虫の体色変化機構の解明