An original paper on thermo-responsive biodegradable block copolymers Aki co-authored has been published online: A systematic study on the effects of the structure of block copolymers of PEG and poly(ε-caprolactone-co-glycolic acid) on their temperature-responsive sol-to-gel transition behaviorYuichi Ohya,* Hidenori Yonezawa, Chiro Moriwaki, Nobuo Murase, and Akinori KuzuyaPolymer Chemistry, 2023, 14 (12), 1350–1358. DOI: 10.1039/d2py01574a
A review paper Qing wrote has been published online: Supramolecular Enzyme-mimicking Catalysts Self-assembled from Peptides Qing Liu,* Akinori Kuzuya, Zhen-Gang Wang* iScience 2022, 26 (1), 105831. DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2022.105831
An original paper on biodegradable injectable gel Aki co-authored has been published online: Loss of multipotency in adipose-derived stem cells after culture in temperature-responsive injectable polymer hydrogelsNozomi Mayumi, Nobuo Murase, Yuta Yoshizaki, Akinori Kuzuya and Yuichi Ohya*Polymer Journal, 2023, 55 (3), 261–271. DOI: 10.1038/s41428-022-00739-4
Keita Abe, a Ph.D. student from Molecular Robotics Lab., Tohoku University has joined our lab. He’ll stay with us for a week to conduct a joint project on the mid-term demonstration for KAKENHI “Molecular Cybernetics”.
Seven juniors joined our group. Welcome!
A review paper on “Molecular Cybernetics” Aki co-authored has been selected as Inside Front Cover picture: Molecular Cybernetics: Challenges toward Cellular Chemical AISatoshi Murata,* Taro Toyota, Shin-ichiro M. Nomura, Takashi Nakakuki, Akinori KuzuyaAdvanced Functional Materials, 2022, 32 (37), 2201866. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202201866
Kayla has presented his two-months progress at the final presentation session for the KU-CUHK exchange program. Well done!
A book Aki and Masayuki contributed a chapter each has been published: Molecular Robotics, An IntroductionS. Murata, Ed., 2022, SpringerDOI: 10.1007/978-981-19-3987-7
Masayuki edited a book on DNA Origami, and Aki contributed a chapter: DNA Origami: Structures, Technology, and ApplicationsM. Endo, Ed., 2022, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.DOI: 10.1002/9781119682561
Aki introduced DNA Origami and his works in a TV program “Science View” on NHK WORLD JAPAN: Nanoscale Manufacturing with DNA Origami – Science View – TV | NHK WORLD-JAPAN Live & Programs