Translational research center for development of new drug and medical treatment. Analysis of drug delivery mechanism and its clinical application. Synthesis of fructooligosaccharide with the aim of the development of new inclusion material using cyclofructan derivatives.
Research on the evaluation of the effects of so-called health food - establishment of evaluation methods for preventive effects of food on diseases related to life style (mainly, cancer, ciruclatory diseases, mental diseases). Evaluation methods for preventtive effects of food on diseases related to life style (cancer, obesity, and the like).
Research on the efficient development of new varieties and materials by irradiation. Research on the expression of excellent traits of fruit trees by new irradiation utilization techniques. Research on inducing methods for Japanese pear mutants highly resistant to black spot. Analysis of consituent sugar content of "kisui", a Japanese pear variety, using a portable light sensor for non-destructive measurement.
Research on the efficient development of new varieties and materials by irradiation. Development and research on new breeding methods for specialty vegetables of this prefecture using irradiation. Research on the breeding of melon resistant to environmental stress using ion beam. Post-harvest sugar compositions of selected excellent individuals in spring-summer and summer cropping.