Welcome to Kato lab.

Division of Environmental Engineering, Biopolymers, Structure and Function


Tamaki Kato Ph. D. (Associate Professor)


Design, synthesis, and conformational analysis of peptide-based artificial functional molecules.

1. Peptide-based fluorescent substrates

Novel fluorescent substrates for detection of trypsin activity and inhibitor screening by self-quenching"
(Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Volume 26, Issue 23, 1 December 2016, Pages 5736–5740)

"Photophysical characterization and BSA interaction of the direct ring carboxy functionalized unsymmetrical NIR cyanine dyes"
(Dyes and Pigments, Volume 140, May 2017, Pages 6–13)

2. Self-assembled Cyclic Peptide Nanotubes

Cyclic peptide nanotubes are formed by self-assembly of cyclic peptides with alternating L- and D-amino acid.

3. Peptide Biochip

4. Cyclic tetrapeptides.


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e-mail: tmkato@life.kyutech.ac.jp