Welcome to AMAO Laboratory

Member Staff

Professor. Yutaka AMAO
The OCU Advanced Research Institute for Natural Science and Technology (OCARINA)
Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University
Director, Research Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (ReCAP)

Specially AppointedResearch Associate. Shusaku IKEYAMA
The OCU Advanced Research Institute for Natural Science and Technology (OCARINA)

Keywords

"Artificial photosynthesis", "CO2 reduction", "CO2 utilization", "Low carbon fuel", "Green biocatalyst", "Hydrogen Energy".

International Conference (Invited lecture)

  • Yutaka Amao
    “Visible Light Induced Methanol Production from CO2 with the Hybrid System of Biocatalyst and Photocatalyst (Invited Lecture)”
    International Conference on Catalysis and Chemical Engineering, Baltimore, MD, USA, February 22-24, 2017
  • Yutaka Amao
    “Photoreduction properties of diphenyl-viologen derivative with water-soluble porphyrin and its application for C-C bond formation from carbon dioxide (Invited Lecture)”
    2017 International Conference on Artificial Photosynthesis (ICARP 2017), Kyoto, Japan, March 2-5, 2017
  • Yutaka Amao
    "Visible-light induced conversion of carbon dioxide to formic acid with the system consisting of water-soluble zinc porphyrin and formate dehydrogenase electron-mediated viologen derivative (Invited lecture)"
    26th IUPAC Symposium on Photochemistry, April 3-8, 2016 Osaka
  • Yutaka Amao
    “Visible Light Induced Carbon Dioxide Reduction with Dye-biocatalyst Conjugated System (Invited lecture)”
    International Symposium on Nanostructured Photocatalysts and Catalysts (NPC2016), April 8-10, 2016 Osaka.
  • Yutaka Amao, Kohie Fujita
    “Photoredox system with dye molecule-biocatalyst for C-C bond formation from CO2 (Invited Lecture)”
    The 4th Awaji International Workshop on Electron Spin Science & Technology: Biological and Materials Science Oriented Applications, June 19-22, 2016, Awaji, Hyogo
  • Yutaka Amao
    “Photo-Redox System for Carbon‐Carbon Bond Formation with Biocatalyst (Invited Lecture)”
    2nd UK-Japan Solar Driven Fuel Synthesis Workshop, June 23-24, 2016, British Embassy (Tokyo)

Recent publications

  • Yutaka Amao, Shusaku Ikeyama, Takayuki Katagiri, Kohei Fujita
    “Development of Dye Molecule-biocatalyst Hybrid System with Visible-light Induced Carbon-carbon Bond formation from CO2 as a Feedstock”
    Faraday Discussions, 2017
  • Tomoyasu Noji, Tetsuro Jin, Mamoru Nango, Nobuo Kamiya, Yutaka Amao
    ” CO2 Photoreduction by Formate Dehydrogenase and a Ru-Complex in a Nanoporous Glass Reactor”
    ACS Applied Materials& Interfaces, 2017, 9, 3260−3265
  • Shusaku Ikeyama, Yutaka Amao
    “Novel artificial co-enzyme based on viologen skeleton for highly efficient CO2 reduction to formic acid with formate dehydrogenase”
    ChemCatChem, 2017, 9, 833-838
  • Shusaku Ikeyama, Yutaka Amao
    “Nobel artificial co-enzyme based on the viologen derivative for CO2 reduction biocatalyst formate dehydrogenase”
    Chemistry Letters, 2016, 45(11) 1259–1261
  • Yutaka Amao, Yukino Teshima, Yuka Sakai
    “Photoelectrochemical starch-O2 biofuel cell consisting of a chlorophyll derivative-sensitized TiO2 anode and an enzyme-based cathode”
    Research on Chemical Intermediates, 2016, 42, 7761–7770
  • Yutaka Amao, Satomi Takahara, Yuka Sakai
    “Solar Hydrogen Production from Cellulose Biomass with Enzymatic and Artificial Photosynthesis System”
    Research on Chemical Intermediates, 2016, 42, 7753–7759
  • Shuichi Ishigure, Masaharu Kondo, Takehisa Dewa, Yutaka Amao, Mamoru Nango
    “Light-energy conversion systems for hydrogen production and photocurrent generation using zinc chlorin derivatives”
    Research on Chemical Intermediates, 2016, 42, 7743–7752
  • Tomoyasu Noji, Takanao Suzuki, Masaharu Kondo, Teturo Jin, Keisuke Kawakami, Tadahisa Mizuno, Hirozo Oka, Masahiko Ikeuchi, Mamoru Nango, Nobuo Kamiya Yutaka Amao and Takehisa Dewa
    “Light-induced hydrogen production of Photosystem I-Pt nanoparticle conjugate inside porous glass plates”
    Research on Chemical Intermediates, 2016 42 7731–7742
  • Yutaka Amao, Jun Miyake
    “Biohydrogen and bio/mimetic solar energy conversion”
    Research on Chemical Intermediates, 2016, 42 7675–7677
  • Shusaku Ikeyama, Ryutaro Abe, Sachina Shiotani, Yutaka Amao
    “Novel Artificial Co-enzyme Based on Reduced Form of Diquat for Formate Dehydrogenase in the Catalytic Conversion of CO2 to Formic Acid”
    Chemistry Letters, 2016, 45 (8), 907-909
  • Yutaka Amao, Ryutaro Abe, Sachina Shiotani
    “Effect of chemical structure of bipyridinium salts as electron carrier on the visible-light induced conversion of CO2 to formic acid with the system consisting of water-soluble zinc porphyrin and formate dehydrogenase”
    Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 2015, 313, 149-153
  • Yutaka Amao, Naho Shuto, Hideharu Iwakuni
    “Ethanol synthesis based on the photoredox system consisting of photosensitizer and dehydrogenases”
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2016, 180, 403–407
  • Yutaka Amao, Syusaku Ikeyama
    “Discovery of the Reduced Form of Methylviologen Activating Formate Dehydrogenase in the Catalytic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Formic Acid”
    Chemistry Letters, 2015, 44 (9) 1182-1184
  • Masaharu Kondo, Shuichi Ishigure, Yuko Maki, Takehisa Dewa, Mamoru Nango, Yutaka Amao
    “Photoinduced hydrogen production with photosensitization of Zn chlorophyll analog dimer as a photosynthetic special pair model“
    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2015, 40(15) 5313-5318
  • Yutaka Amao, Naho Shuto
    “Formate dehydrogenase catalyzed CO2 reduction in a chlorin-e6 sensitized photochemical biofuel cell”
    Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 2015, 19(1-3) 459–464

Contact

Amao Laboratry, OCARINA, Osaka City University
3-3-138 Sugimoto Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka-shi, 558-8585 JAPAN
Tel:+08-6-6605-3726
E-mail:
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