Kyushu University , abbreviated to Kyudai , is a Japanese public university located in Fukuoka, Kyushu. It is one of Japan's National Seven Universities . The history of Kyushu University can be traced by medical schools of the feudal domains built in 1867, and is the largest public university in Kyushu.There are 1,292 foreign students enrolled in the University. It was chosen for the Global 30 university program, and has been selected to the top 13 global university project. Wikipedia.
Kyushu University | Date: 2017-02-01
Provided is a catalyst for transesterification reactions, which contains an iron salen complex. Also provided is a method for producing an ester compound, which is characterized by carrying out a transesterification reaction between a starting material ester and a starting material alcohol with use of the catalyst.
Zeon Corporation and Kyushu University | Date: 2017-04-05
Provided is a redox catalyst wherein a catalytically active component is supported on carbon nanotubes whose average diameter (Av) and standard deviation () of diameters satisfy the condition 0.60>3/Av>0.20, and at least a part of a surface of the carbon nanotubes, including a part on which the catalytically active component is supported, is covered with porous inorganic material.
University of Tokyo, Kyushu University and NH Foods Ltd. | Date: 2017-02-01
An anti-aging agent derived from a natural product is provided. The agent uses at least one selected from the group consisting of an imidazole dipeptide and a metabolite thereof as an active ingredient. The present invention also provides an agent for improving a neuropsychologic function, which contains at least one selected from the group consisting of an imidazole dipeptide and a metabolite thereof as an active ingredient. The present invention also provides an agent for changing expression of a transporter such as SLC23A2, which contains at least one selected from the group consisting of an imidazole dipeptide and a metabolite thereof, and an agent for controlling blood concentration of a cytokine such as IP-10, which contains at least one selected from the group consisting of an imidazole dipeptide and a metabolite thereof, as well as an expression analysis method for detecting improvement or degradation of a neuropsychologic function, and a kit for detecting improvement or degradation of a neuropsychologic function.
Nippon Paper Industries Co. and Kyushu University | Date: 2017-03-01
An object of the present invention is to find a component that is safe and is capable of effectively exerting various effects such as prevention or amelioration of diabetes, prevention or amelioration of metabolic syndrome, amelioration of insulin resistance, inhibition of an increase in a postprandial blood sugar level, and inhibition of -glucosidase activity. The present invention provides agents for preventing or ameliorating diabetes or the like, the agents including a component of a hybrid plant of Camellia sinensis and Camellia taliensis as an active ingredient. The hybrid plant is preferably Sun Rouge, and each of the agents preferably includes a tea leaf extract of the hybrid plant.
Kyushu University and Nippon Chemiphar Co. | Date: 2017-02-22
A P2X_(4) receptor antagonist such as paroxetine, a diazepinedione derivative having the following formula (IX) is used as an agent for preventing or treating zoster-associated pain in acute phase:^(1) is hydrogen, a C_(1-8) alkyl group, or the like;each of R^(2) and R^(3) is hydrogen, a C_(1-8) alkyl group, or the like;each of R^(4) and R^(5) is hydrogen or the like; andW is a five-membered or six-membered heterocyclic ring optionally having one or more substituents and comprising one to four nitrogen atoms as the members of the ring.
Kyushu University and Shin - Etsu Chemical Co. | Date: 2017-01-18
A neutral or cationic mononuclear ruthenium divalent complex represented by formula (1) can actualize exceptional catalytic activity in at least one reaction among a hydrosilylation reaction, hydrogenation reaction, and carbonyl compound reduction reaction.^(1)-R^(6) each independently represent a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group, aryl group, aralkyl group, organooxy group, monoorganoamino group, diorganoamino group, monoorganophosphino group, diorganophosphino group, monoorganosilyl group, diorganosilyl group, triorganosilyl group, or organothio group optionally substituted by X; at least one pair comprising any of R^(1)-R^(3) and any of R^(4)-R^(6) together represents a crosslinkable substituent; X represents a halogen atom, organooxy group, monoorganoamino group, diorganoamino group, or organothio group; L each independently represent a two-electron ligand other than CO and thiourea ligands; two L may bond to each other; and m represents an integer of 3 or 4.)
Kyushu University and Tokushu Giken Kinzoku Co. | Date: 2017-04-19
A self-contained energy supply facility can supply an automotive hydrogen fuel that has been produced by utilizing solar energy, and can also supply electrical energy for an electric vehicle that has been produced by utilizing solar energy. The self-contained energy supply facility is characterized in that a concentrator panel for solar energy that includes a solar tracker is installed on a roof or the like within the energy supply facility, the concentrator panel separately concentrates infrared light whereby the solar energy can be easily converted into heat, and visible light whereby the solar energy can be easily converted into electricity, the infrared light is removed in the form of heat, introduced into a medium-temperature steam electrolyzer to produce hydrogen, the hydrogen is supplied to a hydrogen-fueled vehicle that uses hydrogen as a fuel through an automotive hydrogen fuel supply unit, and the visible light is converted into electricity using a concentrator cell of the concentrator panel, and supplied to an electric vehicle.
Kyushu University and Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. | Date: 2017-04-19
Provided is a system for efficiently recovering trace metal from a large amount of a raw material, such as when trace metal is recovered from nickel oxide ore. This ion exchange resin has, on a carrier, an amide derivative represented by the following general formula. In the formula, R1 and R2 represent the same or different alkyl groups, R3 represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group, and R4 represents a hydrogen atom or an arbitrary group, other than an amino group, bonded to carbon as an amino acid. The amide derivative is preferably a glycineamide derivative. The carrier preferably includes a primary amine and/or a secondary amine.
Kyushu University and Hogy Medical Co. | Date: 2017-09-27
To provide a treatment instrument that combines a capability to grip a target tissue and a capability to resect and ablate the target tissue without the need to interchange left and right devices or adjust a field of view of an endoscope, which can reduce burden on a surgeon. A high frequency forceps includes a pair of forceps pieces configured to open and close on a pivot and equipped with incision blades adapted to pass a high-frequency current to a living tissue, in which the incision blades are formed, respectively, on opposite faces of the pair of forceps pieces, extending from a side of the pivot to a distal side; and the incision blades are spaced away from each other when the pair of forceps pieces is closed.
Kyushu University | Date: 2017-09-13
A virus vector contains a genome that is derived from a virus belonging to the family Paramyxoviridae, and has a gene encoding a modified H protein, a gene encoding a modified F protein, and foreign genes. The genome may be segmented into multiple segments, and each genome segment may have a leader sequence and a trailer sequence.