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Masumi Taki

The University of Electro-Communications (UEC)

Masumi Taki is an associate professor, head of the chemical biology laboratory, in department of engineering science at graduate school of UEC. He got awards at 5th international summer school on supramolecular chemistry (Poland), Chemical Society of Japan, the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry (Japan) in 1996, 1997, and 2008, and 2010. His former research career is: 1) JSPS research fellow at Gunma University, Okayama University, and Tokyo University in 1996-2002; 2) research fellow at AIST and at GenoFunction, Inc. in 2002-2003; 3) assistant professor of Okayama University in 2003-2011; 4) Caltech visiting research associate at biology division in 2007-2008.


6-propionyl-2-(dimethylamino)naphthalene (PRODAN) is a well-known solvatochromic fluorescence reporter which shows both turn-on and color-changing effect when exposed in a hydrophobic environment [1]. Because of its extreme... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Masumi Taki (The University of Electro-Communications (UEC))

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Biological & medical nanodevices and biosensors


OS1-101 » Biological & medical nanodevices and biosensors (16:00 - Wednesday, 28th September, Tower 24 - Room 101)

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