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RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science Technology Platform Division

Division Director: Hiroyuki Osada (D.Agr.)

Research Summary

Hiroyuki  Osada(D.Agr.)

This division consists of 3 units.

  • 1.We develop characterization methods of biomolecules such as protein and nucleic acid including post-translational and post-transcriptional modifications. By applying the methods, we have elucidated the molecular mechanism of biological phenomena.
  • 2.We develop new methods and technologies for structural determination of organic compounds by NMR and mass spectrometry analyses together with organic synthesis. We provide diverse research support activity and collaborate with many research groups on molecular characterization.
  • 3.We develop and execute the analyses based on mass spectrometry for the study of plant metabolome and hormonome and on microscopy for the ultrastructural observation of the plant cells.

Main Research Fields

  • Complex Systems

Related Research Fields

  • Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering
  • Biological Sciences


  • Chemical Biology
  • Natural Products Depository
  • Structure Determination
  • Analysis of Protein-Small Molecule Interaction

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Lab Members

Principal investigator

Hiroyuki Osada
Division Director

Core members

Minoru Yoshida
Deputy Division Director
Mikiko Sodeoka
Deputy Division Director

Contact Information

Chemical Biology Building,
2-1 Hirosawa,
Wako, Saitama
351-0198, Japan
Tel: +81-(0)48-467-9541
Fax: +81-(0)48-462-4669

Email: hisyo [at] riken.jp