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department
department
Division / Integrated Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Natural Medicines
Great Departments / Medicinal Chemistry
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Staff
Professor Sachiko Tsukamoto
sachiko(at mark)kumamoto-u.ac.jp
Assistant Professor Hikaru Kato
k-hikaru(at mark)kumamoto-u.ac.jp
Assistant Professor Yuki Hitora
hitora(at mark)kumamoto-u.ac.jp
Research theme

We search for biologically active natural products from marine organisms, microorganisms, and medicinal plants as drug leads for treatment of cancer, atherosclerosis, osteoporosis, and infectious diseases.

We isolated antipodal indole alkaloids from fungi of the genera Aspergillus and study their biosynthetic pathways.