Motohide Aoki
  • School of Life Sciences, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Japan
Research fields
  • Biochemistry
Personal information


Ph.D in Life Science, School of Life Sciences, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, 2004

Current position

Assistant Professor in Bioanalytical Chemistry, School of Life Sciences, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Tokyo, Japan


  1. Sakurai, T., Aoki, M., Ju, X., Ueda, T., Nakamura, Y., Fujiwara, S., Umemura, T., Tsuzuki, M. and Minoda, A. (2016). Profiling of lipid and glycogen accumulations under different growth conditions in the sulfothermophilic red alga Galdieria sulphuraria. Bioresour Technol 200: 861-866.

  2. 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.

  3. Yanai, H., Egawa, S., Yamada, K., Ono, J., Aoki, M., Matsumoto, T. and Taguchi, T. (2014). 1,1-Bis(triflyl)alkadienes: Easy-To-Handle Building Blocks for Strongly Acidic Carbon Acids. Asian J Org Chem 3: 556–563.

  4. Aoki, M., Matsumoto, H., Takahashi, T., Sato, K., Kumata, H. and Fujiwara, K. (2013). Thallium Induces Morphological Changes in the Photosynthetic Apparatus of Synechocystis sp. PCC6803. In: Kuang, T., Lu, C. and Zhang, L. (eds). Photosynthesis Research for Food, Fuel and Future pp 586–589. Zhejiang University Press, Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin.

  5. Inoue, K., Aoki, M. and Fujiwara, K. (2013). Protein cohesion induced by metal ions observed with fluorescence correlation spectroscopy. J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 48(11): 1311-1317.

  6. 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.

  7. Fujiwara, K., Horiuchi, K., Goryoda, S., Hashidume, Y., Horiguchi, N., Miyakawa, T., Takasu, M. and Aoki, M. (2012). Observation of Cell-Size Variation under Environmental Stress by Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy without Objective Image Magnification. J Environ Sci Eng A 1: 364–370.

  8. Fujiwara, K., Osako, Y., Sasaki, T., Kumata, H., Aoki, M. and Kawashima, N. (2010). Construction of photo-decomposer for organic compounds in natural water and evaluation of its performance by chemiluminescence. Bunseki Kagaku 59, 1021–1028.

  9. Aoki, M., Suematsu, H., Kumata, H. and Kitao, F. (2008). Physiological and Photosynthetic Toxicity of Thallium in Synechocystis sp. PCC6803. In: Allen, J., Gantt, E., Gol-beck, J. and Osmond, B. (eds). Photosynthesis. Energy from the Sun pp 1399–1402. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg.

  10. Fujiwara, K., Hirokawa, S. and Aoki, M. (2008). Comparison of fluorescence correlation spectrometry with the ordinary fluorescence optical configuration with flow cytometry as a tool for micrometer-level size determination. Anal Sci 24(12): 1623-1627.

  11. Fujiwara, K., Matsumoto, Y., Kawakami, H., Aoki, M. and Tuzuki, M. (2008). Evaluation of metal toxicity in Chlorella kessleri from the perspective of the periodic table. Bull Chem Soc Jpn. 81: 478–488.

  12. Fujiwara, K., Suematsu, H., Kiyomiya, E., Aoki, M., Sato, M. and Moritoki, N. (2008). Size-dependent toxicity of silica nano-particles to Chlorella kessleri. J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 43(10): 1167-1173.

  13. Fujiwara, K., Hirokawa, S. and Aoki, M. (2007). Optical parameter dependence of fluorescence correlation spectrometry without using magnification tools. Anal Sci 23: 1237–1239.

  14. Fujiwara, K., Ishige, Y., Inoue, Y.-I., Taigo, S., Sasaki, T., Aoki, M., Shirasaki, H. and Furuno, M. (2007). Effects of derivaization on solar-induced decomposition of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in aqueous media. J Environ Sci Health Part A 42, 225–2230.

  15. Aoki, M., Sato, N., Meguro, A. and Tsuzuki, M. (2005). The roles of sulfolipid, sulfoquinovosyl diacylglycerol, within the evolution of photosyntheitic organisms. In: vab der Est, A. and Bruce, L. D. (Eds). Photosyntheisis: Fundamental aspects to global perspectives pp 751–753. Allen Press, Lawrence.

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