Norihiro Sato
  • Scool of Life Sciences, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Japan
Research fields
  • Biochemistry
Personal information


Ph.D in Botany, Faculty of Science, The University of Tokyo, 1993

Current position

Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Japan

Publications (since 2010)

  1. Sato, N., Kamimura, R. and Tsuzuki, M. (2016). Dispensability of a sulfolipid for photoautotrophic cell growth and photosynthesis in a marine cyanobacterium, Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 477(4): 854-860.

  2. Hirai, K., Hayashi, T., Hasegawa, Y., Sato, A., Tsuzuki, M. and Sato, N. (2016). Hyperosmosis and its combination with nutrient-limitation are novel environmental stressors for induction of triacylglycerol accumulation in cells of Chlorella kessleri. Sci Rep 6: 25825.

  3. Sato, N., Kobayashi, S., Aoki, M., Umemura, T., Kobayashi, I. and Tsuzuki, M. (2016). Identification of genes for sulfolipid synthesis in primitive red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 470(1): 123-129.

  4. Kobayashi, S., Tsuzuki, M. and Sato, N. (2015). Sulfite-stress induced functional and structural changes in the complexes of photosystems I and II in a cyanobacterium, Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942. Plant Cell Physiol 56(8): 1521-1532.

  5. Sato, A., Matsumura, R., Hoshino, N., Tsuzuki, M. and Sato, N. (2014). Responsibility of regulatory gene expression and repressed protein synthesis for triacylglycerol accumulation on sulfur-starvation in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Front Plant Sci 5: 444.

  6. Shiratake, T., Sato, A., Minoda, A., Tsuzuki, M. and Sato, N. (2013). Air-drying of cells, the novel conditions for stimulated synthesis of triacylglycerol in a Green Alga, Chlorella kessleri. PLoS One 8(11): e79630.

  7. Mizuno, Y., Sato, A., Watanabe, K., Hirata, A., Takeshita, T., Ota, S., Sato, N., Zachleder, V., Tsuzuki, M. and Kawano, S. (2013). Sequential accumulation of starch and lipid induced by sulfur deficiency in Chlorella and Parachlorella species. Bioresour Technol 129: 150-155.

  8. Sugimoto, K., Tsuzuki, M. and Sato, N. (2013). Regulatory systems that quantitatively alter two anionic lipids of chloroplasts in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii upon sulfur starvation. In: Kuang, T., Lu, C. and Zhang, L. (eds). Photosynthesis research for food, fuel and the future p. 282-285, Springer.

  9. Aoki, M., Tsuzuki, M. and Sato, N. (2012). Involvement of sulfoquinovosyl diacylglycerol in DNA synthesis in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. BMC Res Notes 5: 98.

  10. Murota, C., Matsumoto, H., Fujiwara, S., Hiruta, Y., Miyashita, S., Shimoya, M., Kobayashi, I., Hudock, M. O., Togasaki, R. K., Sato, N. and Tsuzuki, M. (2012). Arsenic tolerance in a Chlamydomonas photosynthetic mutant is due to reduced arsenic uptake even in light conditions. Planta 236(5): 1395-1403.

  11. Sugimoto, K., Tsuzuki, M. and Sato, N. (2010). Regulation of synthesis and degradation of a sulfolipid under sulfur-starved conditions and its physiological significance in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. New Phytol 185(3): 676-686.

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