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Dr. Tatsuya Ueki, Associate Professor

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Mukaishima Marine Laboratory, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Hiroshoma University, 2445 Mukaishima, Onomichi 722-0073, Japan.

tel: +81-848-44-1434

Molecular Physiology Laboratory, Program of Basic Biology, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Hiroshoma University, 1-3-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima 739-8526, Japan.

tel: +81-82-424-7437

E-mail: ueki@hiroshima-u.ac.jp

EDUCATION:

B. Sc. Kyoto University (1990)
M. Sc. Kyoto University (1992)
D. Sc. Kyoto University (1995)

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP:

The Zoological Society of Japan
The Japanese Society for Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology
Japanese Society for Marine Biotechnology

POSITIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Doctoral Fellowship (DC1) from JSPS(1992-1994)
Research Associate, Kumamoto University(1995-1997)
Research Associate, Hiroshima University (1998-2003)
Associate Professor, Hiroshima University (2003-present)
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, State Islamic University of Malang, Indonesia (2017-2019).
Visiting Professor, IAIN Tulongagung, Indonesia (2018-2020).

Board member for Chugoku-Shikoku branch of the Zoological Society of Japan (General Affair, 2007-2008)
Committee member for Chugoku-Shikoku branch of the Zoological Society of Japan (Hiroshima Pref., 2015-2016)
Board member for the Zoological Society of Japan (Public Relations, 2009-2010/2011-2012)
Committee member for the Zoological Society of Japan (Public Relations, 2013-2014/2015-2016)
Board member for the Zoological Society of Japan (District Leader of Chugoku-Shikoku branch, 2016-2017/2018-2019)

International Advisory Board Member, Vanadium Symposium (2016-)

Social Contribution:

Super Science High School Committee Member, Tatsuno High School, Hyogo (2013-2017, 2018-2022)
Super Science High School Committee Member, Seishin High School, Okayama (2016-2020)
Adjunct Lecturer, The Open University of Japan (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
Committee member for Oki Marine Station, Shimane University (2016-)

RESEARCH INTEREST:

The molecular mechanism of the hyperaccumulation of vanadium in ascidians.
The physiological function of vanadium in organisms.
Protein-protein network in vanadium accumulation process.
Development of metal accumulation system by genetic modification of bacteria
Mechanisms of attachment and antifouling by ascidian tunic

Awards

  1. Ryuko-Sho (Best Student Award) (1986) Tatsuno High School
  2. Best Article Award (2013) Marine Biotechnology

INVITED PRESENTATIONS:

  1. T. Ueki. International Conference on Biology and Applied sciences (ICOBAS). March 20 - 21, 2019, Malang, Indonesia.
  2. T. Ueki. The 11th International Vanadium Symposium. November 5 - 9, 2018, Montevideo, Urguay.
  3. T. Ueki, T. Maeshige, T. Hino, Tri K. Adi, Romaidi. The 10th International Symposium on the Chemistry and Biological Chemistry of Vanadium. November 6 - 9, 2016, Taipei, Taiwan.
  4. T. Ueki. The 5th Green Tech Conference. November 7 - 8, Malang, Inodonesia.
  5. T. Ueki, N. Yamaguchi, Romaidi, Y. Isago, H. Tanahashi. The 9th International Symposium on the Chemistry and Biological Chemistry of Vanadium. June 29 - July 2, 2014, Padova, Italy.
  6. T. Ueki, T. Kimizu, S. Yamamoto and H. Michibata. The 8th International Symposium on the Chemistry and Biological Chemistry of Vanadium. August 15-18, 2012. Arlington, Virginia, USA.
  7. T. Ueki and H. Michibata. The Seventh International Symposium on the Chemistry and Biological Chemistry of Vanadium. October 6-9, 2010. Toyama, Japan.
  8. T. Ueki and H. Michibata. The Fifth International Symposium on the Chemistry and Biological Chemistry of Vanadium. September 10-14, 2006. San Francisco, U.S.A.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS (2003-present):

You can access some of my publication at Institutional Repository of Hiroshima University.
http://ir.lib.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/en/search?all=tatsuya+ueki

  1. T. Ueki, Tri K. A. Mechanism of vanadium accumulation and possible function of vanadium in underwater adhesion in ascidians. AIP Conference Proceedings 2120, 020001 (2019) DOI: 10.1063/1.5115602
  2. T. Ueki*, A. Arimoto*, K. Tagawa, N. Satoh. Xenacoelomorph-specific Hox peptides: Insights into the phylogeny of acoels, nemertodermatids, and xenoturbellids. Zoological Science, in press (2019). *equal contribution. Early View
  3. A. Arimoto, T. Hikosaka-Katayama, A. Hikosaka, K. Tagawa, T. Inoue, T. Ueki, M. Yoshida, M. Kanda, E. Shoguchi, K. Hisata, N. Satoh. A draft genome assembly of the acoel flatworm Praesagittifera naikaiensis, Gigascience, 8, 1-8 (2019). DOI: 10.5524/100564
  4. T. Ueki, M. Fujie, Romaidi, N. Satoh. Symbiotic bacteria associated with ascidian vanadium accumulation identified by 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing, Marine Genomics, 43, 33-42 (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.margen.2018.10.006
  5. T. Ueki, K. Koike, I. Fukuba, N. Yamaguchi, Structural and mass spectrometric imaging analyses of adhered tunic and adhesive projections of solitary ascidians, Zoological Science, 35, 535-548 (2018).
  6. T. Ueki, Vanadium in the environment and its bioremediation (Book Section), Plants, Pollutants and Remediation. Springer (2016).
  7. Romaidi, T. Ueki, Bioaccumulation of vanadium by vanadium-resistant bacteria isolated from the intestine of Ascidia sydneiensis samea. Marine Biotechnology, 18, 359-371 (2016). DOI: 10.1007/s10126-016-9697-5
  8. N. Yamaguchi, M.Yoshinaga, K. Kamino, T. Ueki, Vanadium-binding ability of nucleoside diphosphate kinase from vanadium-rich fan worm, Pseudopotamilla occelata. Zoological Science, 33,266-271 (2016). DOI: 10.2108/zs150188
  9. T. Ueki, N. Yamaguchi, Y. Isago, H. Tanahashi, Vanadium accumulation in ascidians: A system overview, Coord. Chem. Rev., 301-302, 300-308 (2015). DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2014.09.007
  10. T. Ueki, N. Yamaguchi, Metal ion metabolism in ascidians: Hyperaccumulation of heavy metal from the sea. M. Suematsu, Y. Sugiura, eds., Experimental Medicine, Vol.32, No.15, Yodosha, Tokyo, pp. 123-129 (2014).
  11. T. Ueki, M. Uwagaki, S. Yamamoto, H. Michibata. Participation of thioredoxin in the V(V)-reduction reaction by Vanabin2. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1840, 3238-3245 (2014). DOI 10.1016/j.bbagen.2014.07.023
  12. S. Yamamoto, K. Matsuo, H. Michibata, T. Ueki. Role of cysteine residues in the V(V)-reductase activity of Vanabin2. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 420, 47-52 (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2013.11.023
  13. H. Kitayama, S. Yamamoto, H. Michibata, T. Ueki. Metal Ion Selectivity of the Vanadium(V)-Reductase Vanabin2. Dalton Transactions, 42, 11921-11925 (2013). DOI: 10.1039/c3dt50404b
  14. T. Ueki, T. Nakagawa, H. Michibata. Metal-binding domains and the metal selectivity of the vanadium(IV)-binding protein VBP-129 in blood plasma. J. Inorg. Biochem., 116, 70-76 (2012).
  15. S. Kume, T. Ueki, H. Matsuoka, M. Hamada, N. Satoh, H. Michibata. Differential gene regulation by V(IV) and V(V) ions in the branchial sac, intestine, and blood cells of a vanadium-rich ascidian, Ciona intestinalis. Biometals, 25, 1037-1050 (2012).
  16. H. Michibata, T. Ueki. High levels of vanadium in ascidians, in Vanadium: biochemical and molecular biological approaches (H. Michibata, ed.), Springer, UK (2012). (Springer)
  17. S. Samino, H. Michibata, T. Ueki. Identification of a novel vanadium-binding protein by EST analysis on the most vanadium-rich ascidian, Ascidia gemmata. Mar. Biotechnol., 14, 143-154 (2012).
  18. T. Ueki, N. Furuno, H. Michibata. A novel vanadium transporter of the Nramp family expressed at the vacuole of vanadium-accumulating cells of the ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea. Biochim Biophys Acta, 1810, 457-464 (2011).
  19. T. Ueki and H. Michibata. Molecular mechanism of the transport and reduction pathway of vanadium in ascidians. Coord Chem Rev, 255, 2249-2257 (2011).
  20. H. Michibata, T. Ueki. Advances in research on the accumulation, redox behavior, and function of vanadium in ascidians. Biomol. Concep. 1,97-107 (2010).
  21. T. Ueki, N. Kawakami, M. Toshishige, K. Matsuo, K. Gekko, H. Michibata. Characterization of vanadium-binding sites of the vanadium-binding protein Vanabin2 by site-directed mutagenesis. Biochim Biophys Acta, 1790, 1327-1333 (2009).
  22. T. Ueki, N. Furuno, Q. Xu, Y. Nitta, K. Kanamori, H. Michibata. Identification and biochemical analysis of a homolog of a sulfate transporter from a vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea. Biochim Biophys Acta, 1790, 1295-1300 (2009).
  23. N. Kawakami, T. Ueki, Y. Amata, K. Kanamori, K. Matsuo, K. Gekko, and H. Michibata. A novel vanadium reductase, Vanabin2, forms a possible cascade involved in electron transfer. Biochim Biophys Acta, 1794, 674-679 (2009).
  24. T. Furumoto, H. Tsubota, T. Ueki, I. Miura. Seibutsu Kogaku 87, 343-347 (2009).
  25. T. Ueki and H. Michibata : Vanadium-protein interaction inferred from the studies on vanadium-binding proteins in ascidians. in Vanadium compounds/vanadate oligomers in biological systems: Chemistry, biochemistry and biological effects (A. Alves, ed.), Research Signpost Inc., in press (2008).
  26. M. Yoshihara, T. Ueki, N. Yamaguchi, K. Kamino, and H. Michibata. Characterization of a novel vanadium-binding protein (VBP-129) from blood plasma of the vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1780, 256-263.
  27. M. Yoshinaga, T. ueki and H. Michibata : Metal binding ability of glutathione transferases conserved between two animal species, the vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea and the schistosome Schistosoma japonicum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, , 1770, 1413-1418.
  28. M. K. Islam, C. Tsuboya, H. Kusaka, S. Aizawa, T. Ueki, H. Michibata and K. Kanamori : Reduction of vanadium(V) to vanadium(IV) by NADPH, and vanadium(IV) to vanadium(III) by cysteine methyl ester in the presence of biologically relevant ligands. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1770, 1212-1218.
  29. T. Ueki, K. Shintaku, Y. Yonekawa, N. Takatsu, H. Yamada, T. Hamada, H. Hirota and H. Michibata : Identification of Vanabin-interacting protein 1 (VIP1) from blood cells of the vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea, Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1770, 951-957 (2007).
  30. H. Michibata, M. Yoshinaga, M. Yoshihara, N. Kawakami, N. Yamaguchi and T. Ueki : Genes and proteins involved in vanadium accumulation by ascidians. in Vanadium the Versatile metal (K. Kustin, J. Coosta-Pessoa, D. C. Crans, eds.) , Oxford University Press, Oxford,2007, pp.264-280 (2007).
  31. T. Ueki and H. Michibata : Vanadium-protein interaction inferred from the studies on vanadium-binding proteins in ascidians. Vanadium compounds/vanadate oligomers in biological systems: Chemistry, biochemistry and biological effects, Ed. A. Alves, Research Signpost Inc., in press (2007).
  32. N. Yamaguchi, Y. Amakawa, H. Yamada, T. Ueki and H. Michibata : Localization of Vanabins, vanadium-binding proteins, in the blood cells of the vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea. Zool. Sci., 23, 909-915 (2006).
  33. M. Yoshinaga, T. Ueki, N. Yamaguchi, K. Kamino and H. Michibata : Glutathione transferases with vanadium-binding activity isolated from the vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1760, 495-503(2006).
  34. N. Kawakami, T. Ueki, K. Matsuo, K. Gekko and H. Michibata : Selective metal binding by Vanabin2 from the vanadium-rich ascidian, Ascidia sydneiensis samea. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1760, 1096-1101 (2006).
  35. Hamada, T., Asanuma, M., Ueki, T., Hayashi, F., Kobayashi, N., Yokoyama, S., Michibata, H., and Hirota, H. (2005) Solution structure of Vanabin2, a vanadium(IV)-binding protein from the vanadium-rich ascidian,Ascidia sydneiensis samea. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 4216-4222.
  36. Yoshihara, M., Ueki, T., Watanabe, T., Yamaguchi, N., Kamino,K., and Michibata, H. (2005) VanabinP, a novel vanadium-binding protein in the blood plasma of an ascidian, Ascidia sydneiensis samea. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1730, 206-214.
  37. Mortuza, M. G., Takahashi, T., Ueki,T., Kosaka,T., Michibata, H., and Hosoya, H. (2005) Toxity and bioaccumulation of hexavalent chromium in green paramecium, Paramecium bursaria. J. Health. Sci. 51, 676-682.
  38. Kindzelskii, A., Ueki, T., Michibata, H., Chaiworapogsa, T., Romero, R., and Petty, H. R. (2004) 6-Phosphogluconate Dehydrogenase and Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Form a Supramolecular Complex in Human Neutrophils that Undergoes Retrograde Trafficking During Pregnancy. J. Immunol., 172, 6373-6381.
  39. Yamaguchi N, Kamino K, Ueki T, Michibata H (2004) Expressed sequence tag analysis of vanadocytes in a vanadium-rich ascidian, Ascidia sydneiensis samea. Mar. Biotechnol., 6, 165-174.
  40. 植木龍也, 道端齊 (2003) ホヤ −稀少金属バナジウムを濃縮する動物−. 遺伝 57, 10-13.
  41. Ueki, T., Sakamoto, Y., Yamaguchi, N., Michibata, H. (2003) Bioaccumulation of copper ions by Escherichia coli expressing vanabin genes from the vanadium-rich ascidian, Ascidia sydneiensis samea. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 69, 6442-6446.
  42. Trivedi, S., Ueki, T., Yamaguchi, N., Michibata, H. (2003) Novel vanadium-binding proteins (Vanabins) identified in cDNA libraries and the genome of the ascidian Ciona intestinalis. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1630, 64-70.
  43. Ueki, T., Yamaguchi, N., Michibata, H. (2003) Chloride channel in vanadocytes of a vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea. Comp. Biochem. Phys. B, 136, 91-98.
  44. K. Fukui, T. Ueki, H. Ohya and H. Michibata (2003) Vanadium-binding protein in a vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea :CW and pulsed EPR studies, J. Am Chem. Soc. 125, 6352-6353.
  45. Michibata, H., N. Yamaguchi, T. Uyama and T. Ueki (2003) Molecular biological approaches to the accumulation and reduction of vanadium by ascidians. Coord. Chem. Rev., 237, 41-51.
  46. Ueki, T., Adachi, T., Kawano, S., Aoshima,M., Yamaguchi, N., Kanamori, K., and Michibata, H. (2003) Vanadium-binding proteins (vanabins) from a vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1626, 43-50.

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