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educator , Pharmacist , scientist

Taketo Okada, Japanese scientist, pharmacist, educator. Achievements include research in molecular cloning & characterization of the genes involved in ephedrine alkaloid & quinolizidine alkaloid biosynthesis from medicinal plants, metabolomics of medicinal resources; a patent gene encoding the alkaloid acyltransferase.

Background

Okada, Taketo was born on March 21, 1975 in Kounosu-city, Saitama, Japan. Son of Kazuo and Noriko Okada.

Education

Bachelor of Pharmacy., Hoshi University, Tokyo, 1999. Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate School Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Japan, 2005.

Career

Assistant professor Tokushima Bunri University, Sanuki-city, Japan, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in molecular cloning & characterization of the genes involved in ephedrine alkaloid & quinolizidine alkaloid biosynthesis from medicinal plants, metabolomics of medicinal resources. A patent gene encoding the alkaloid acyltransferase.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Connections

father:
Kazuo Okada

mother:
Noriko Okada