Kagawa Nutrition University
Yasuo Kagawa, M.D., Ph.D., Vice-President
Laboratory of Medical Chemistry


Nakayama K, Kagawa Y, et al.:A single nucleotide polymorphism in the FADS1/FADS2 gene is associated with plasma lipid profiles in two genetically similar Asian ethnic groups with distinctive differences in lifestyle. Hum Genet. In press. 2010

Munkhtulga, L.Kagawa, Y.: Regulatory SNP in the RBP 4 gene modified the expression in adipocytes and associated with BMI. Obesity in press, 2009

Higuchi, T., Kagawa, Y. et al. : Levels of plasma@insulin, leptin and adiponectin, and activities of key enzymes in carbohydrate metabolism in skeletal muscle and liver in fasted ICR mice fed dietary n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. J. Nutr. Biochem. 19: 577-586 2008.

Nakayama, K., Kagawa, Y. et al.: Comparative study of polymorphisms on genes associated with lifestyle related diseases in Asian and Pacific Populations. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health.,20, Supplement, 173-179 2008

Kageyama, M., Hiraoka, M., Kagawa, Y.: Relationship between genetic polymorphism, serum folate and homocysteine in Alzheimerfs Disease. Asia-Pacific Journal of PublicHealth.,20, Supplement, 111-117 2008

Hirai, C., Kagawa, Y.: The concentrations of blood sugar and HbA1c are significantly higher in g/g homozygotes of adiponectin t45g polymorphism than in heterozygotes and wild types. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health.,20, Supplement, 80-86 2008.

Kagawa, Y., Yanagisawa, Y., et al.: Human nutrigenomics of membrane transporters and receptors to control metabolic Syndrome. Current Topics in Biochem. Res. 9: 1-28, 2007.

Higasa, S., Kagawa, Y. et al.: Polymorphism of glutathione S-transferase P1 gene affects human vitamin C metabolism. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 364(3) , 708-713, 2007

Kagawa, Y., Hiraoka, M., Hirai, C. Ishii, Y. Health promotion and genome in Japanese. Health Evaluation Promotion 34: 472-478, 2007

Kasashima, K., Ohta, E., Kagawa, Y., et al.: Mitochondrial functions and estrogen receptor- dependent nuclear translocation of pleiotropic human prohibitin 2@.J. Biol. Chem. 81: 36401-36410, 2006.

Komatsu, F., Kagawa, Y. et al. Investigation of oxidative stress and dietary habits in Mongolian people, compared to Japanese people. Nutrition & Metabolism 3:21-27, 2006

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