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chemistry researcher , educator

Masakuni Tako, Japanese chemistry researcher, educator. Achievements include work on gelation mechanism of polysaccharides, molecular origin for the rheological characteristics of polysaccharides, development of carbohydrate bioresources, principles of polysaccharide gels, gelatinization mechanism of starches.

Background

Tako, Masakuni was born on March 19, 1947 in Gushikawa, Okinawa, Japan. Son of Seiei and Humi Tako.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan, 1970. Master of Science, Kagoshima University, Japan, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 1975.

Career

Researcher Kagoshima University, 1975-1978. Head quality control Hormel Company Ltd., Okinawa, 1978-1982. Assistant professor University Ryukyus, 1982-1988, associate professor, 1988—2000, professor, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include work on gelation mechanism of polysaccharides, molecular origin for the rheological characteristics of polysaccharides, development of carbohydrate bioresources, principles of polysaccharide gels, gelatinization mechanism of starches.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Author: Jazz is Originated in Beethoven, 2002.

Connections

Married Sachiko Tako, September 24, 1978. Children: Masatada, Tetsuko, Masaakira.

father:
Seiei Tako

mother:
Humi Tako

spouse:
Sachiko Tako

child:
Masatada Tako

child:
Tetsuko Tako

child:
Masaakira Tako