The University of Kitakyushu Faculty of Environmental Engineering

Takeshi HIRANO

Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Graduate School of Environmental Engineering

The University of Kitakyushu

Name Takeshi HIRANO

Title Professor
Degree MD, PhD
Department Department of Life and Environment Engineering
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Education 1991: PhD from University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
Employment History 1993-2003: University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
Since 2003:The University of Kitakyushu
Teaching Activities Oncology, Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Health and Environmental Sciences
Research Interest ・cancer cells and mesenchymal stem cells
・estrogenic substances and liver
・DNA repair
Publications (2011)
1. Hirano, T. and Tamae, K. 7, 8-Dihydro-8-oxoguanine, as a bio-monitoring indicator for pollutions. In: Pollution Monitoring. Alicia C. Ortiz and Nancy B. Griffin (eds) Nova Science Publishers, Inc., pp.133-147, 2011
2. Kuboyama, A., Tanaka, S., Kawai, K., Kasai, H., Morii, H., Tamae, K., Nakashima, T., and Hirano, T. 8-Hydroxyguanine levels and repair capacity during mouse embryonic stem cell differentiation. Free Rad. Res., 45 (5), 527-533, 2011
3. Hirano, T. Alcohol Consumption and Oxidative DNA Damage. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 8, 2895-2906; doi:10.3390/ijerph8072895, 2011
4. Hirano, T. and Tamae, K. Interaction between adipocytes and cancer cells: possible role of adipogenesis as a defense line against tumorigenesis or cancer development. In: Recent Research Developments in Life Sciences. RESEARCH SIGNPOST, in press
5. Hirano, T. and Tamae, K. Food factors and oxidative DNA damage / DNA repair systems. In: DNA Repair / Book 2. Clark Chen (ed) INTECH OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHER, in press
6. Hirano, T. 7,8-Dihydro-8-oxoguanine, A Major Form of Oxidative DNA Damage, and its Repair System. In: Encyclopedia of DNA Research (3 Volume Set). Samuel J. Duncan and Patricia H. Wiley (eds) Nova Science Publishers, Inc., pp. 2011, in press
Other activities International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (editor)