Welcome to AMAO Laboratory

Member Staff

Professor Yutaka AMAO
Director, Research Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (ReCAP)
Graduate School of Science,

Specially Appointed Associate Professor Masanobu HIGASHI
Research Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (ReCAP), Osaka City University

Specially Appointed Associate Professor Yasuo MATSUBARA
Research Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (ReCAP), Osaka City University

Specially Appointed Lecturer Hiroyasu TABE
Research Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (ReCAP), Osaka City University

Keywords

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

International Conference (Invited lecture)

  • Yutaka Amao
    "Outline of research project "development of hybrid materials composed of photo and biocatalysts for carbon dioxide utilization"
    2020 NTU Osaka CU Workshop, February 7 2020, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Yutaka Amao
    "Visible Light Driven Carbon Dioxide Reduction to Methanol with Photo/Biocatalysts Hybrid System"
    18th Asian Chemical Congress (18th ACC), December 8-12, 2019, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Yutaka Amao
    "Visible-Light Driven Carbon Dioxide Reduction to Methanol with Bio/Photocatalyst Hybrid System – Studies on the Interaction between Electron Mediator and Biocatalyst Based on Enzyme Kinetic Analysis –(Keynote)"
    3rd International Solar Fuels Conference (ISF-3) and International Conference on Artificial Photosynthesis-2019 (ICARP2019), November 20-24, 2019, Hiroshima.
  • Yutaka Amao
    "Optical sensing technology for CO2 visualization"
    7th Japanese-German Joint Seminar, Molecular Imaging Technology for Interdisciplinary Research, September 16 – 19, 2019, Sapporo, Hokkaido.
  • Yutaka Amao
    "Visible-light driven C-H bond activation and carboxylation withCO2 in the system of bio/photo-hybrid catalysts"
    8th Asia-Pacific Congress in Catalysis (APCAT8), 2019.8.4-7, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Yutaka Amao
    "Visible-light driven CO2 reduction and utilization with biocatalyst and organic dye hybrid system"
    National Taiwan University Special Lecture, 2019.05.17, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • Yutaka Amao
    "Selective Hydrogen Production from Formate with Polyvinylpyrrolidone-dispersed Platinum Nanoparticle"
    EMN Meeting on Polymer, 2019.3.26-30, Hawaii, USA

Recent publications

Publication list<1992-2012>  <2013-2020>

  • Yusuke Minami, Yumiko Muroga, Yutaka Amao
    "Enhancement of catalytic activity for selective hydrogen production from formate with homogeneously poly(vinylpyrrolidone/ cationic poly(L-lysine) dispersed platinum nanoparticles"
    New Journal of Chemistry, 2020,
    DOI: 10.1039/D0NJ02032J
  • Ryohei Sato, Yutaka Amao
    "Can formate dehydrogenase from Candida boidinii catalytically reduce carbon dioxide, bicarbonate, or carbonate to formate?"
    New Journal of Chemistry, 2020, Advance Article
    DOI:10.1039/D0NJ01183E
  • Yusuke Minami, Yutaka Amao
    "Catalytic mechanism for selective hydrogen production based on formate decomposition with polyvinylpyrrolidone-dispersed platinum nanoparticles"
    Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2020, 4, 3458-3466
    DOI:10.1039/D0SE00363H
  • Tomoya Ishibashi, Masanobu Higashi, Shigeru Ikeda, Yutaka Amao
    "Photoelectrochemical CO2 Reduction to Formate with the Sacrificial Reagent Free System of Semiconductor Photocatalysts and Formate Dehydrogenase"
    ChemCatChem, 2019, 11, 6227–6235
    DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201901563
  • Yosuke Kageshima, Takumi Fujita, Fumiaki Takagi, Tsutomu Minegishi, Katsuya Teshima, Kazunari Domen, Yutaka Amao, Hiromasa Nishikiori
    “Electrochemical Evaluation for Multiple Functions of Pt loaded TiO2 Nanoparticles Deposited on a Photocathode”
    ChemElectroChem, 2019, 6, 4859–4866
    DOI:10.1002/celc.201901453
  • Shusaku Ikeyama, Shota Hizume, Tatsuya Takahashi, Shin Ogasawara, Yutaka Amao and Hitoshi Tamiaki
    "Visible-light driven hydrogen production using chlorophyll derivatives conjugated a viologen moiety in the presence of platinum nanoparticles"
    Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 2019, 18, 2673–2681
    DOI:10.1039/C9PP00176J
  • Hidetoshi Emura, Tomoyasu Noji, Masaharu Kondo, Yutaka Amao and Mitsuru Sugisaki
    "Anti-Stokes fluorescence from chlorophyll a"
    Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1220 (2019) 012043
    DOI:10.1088/1742-6596/1220/1/012043
  • Shintaro Ooi, Sigehito Mitoma, Mamoru Nango, Yutaka Amao and Mitsuru Sugisaki
    "Transient grating spectroscopy of β-carotene pumped with spectrally chirped pulses"
    Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1220 (2019) 012045
    DOI:10.1088/1742-6596/1220/1/012045
  • Yusuke Minami ,Yumiko Muroga ,Tomoko Yoshida , Yutaka Amao
    "Selective Hydrogen Production from Formate Using Nanoparticle with Homogeneously Polymer-dispersed Platinum Clusters"
    Chemistry Letters, 2019, 48, 8, 775-778.
    DOI:10.1246/cl.190311
  • Takayuki Katagiri, Yutaka Amao
    "Double-Electron Reduced Diphenylviologen as a Coenzyme for Biocatalytic Building Carbon–Carbon Bonds from CO2 as a Carbon Feedstock"
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2019, 7, 10, 9080-9085
    DOI:10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b00081
  • Tomoya Ishibashi, Shusaku Ikeyama, Yutaka Amao
    "Activation of the catalytic function of formaldehyde dehydrogenase for formate reduction by single-electron reduced methylviologen"
    New Journal of Chemistry, 2018, 42, 18508-18512.
    DOI:10.1039/C8NJ02211A
  • Takayuki Katagiri, Kohei Fujita, Shusaku Ikeyama, Yutaka Amao
    "Visible light-induced reduction system of diphenylviologen derivative with water-soluble porphyrin for biocatalytic carbon–carbon bond formation from CO2"
    Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2018, 90 (11) 1723–1733.
    DOI: 10.1515/pac-2018-0402.
  • Shusaku Ikeyama, Yutaka Amao
    "Abnormal co-enzymatic behavior of a one-electron reduced bipyridinium salt with a carbamoyl group on the catalytic activity of CO2 reduction by formate dehydrogenase"
    New Journal of Chemistry, 2018, 42, 15556-15560
    DOI:10.1039/C8NJ03478H
  • Tomoya Ishibashi, Shusaku Ikeyama, Manami Ito, Shigeru Ikeda, Yutaka Amao
    "Light-driven CO2 reduction to formic acid with the hybrid system of biocatalyst and semiconductor based photocatalyst"
    Chemistry Letters, 2018, 47 (12) 1505-1508
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.180731
  • Shusaku Ikeyama, Ryutaro Abe, Sachina Shiotani, Yutaka Amao
    “Effective Artificial Co-enzyme Based on Single-Electron Reduced Form of 2,2’-Bipyridinium Salt Derivatives for Formate Dehydrogenase in the Catalytic Conversion of CO2 to Formic Acid”
    Bulletin of Chemical Society of Japan,2018,91 (9) 1369-1376.
    DOI:10.1246/bcsj.20180013.
  • Yutaka Amao, Miyuki Fujimura, Makiko Miyazaki, Akemi Tadokoro, Miki Nakamura, Naho Shuto
    “A visible-light driven electrochemical biofuel cell with the function of CO2 conversion to formic acid: coupled thylakoid from microalgae and biocatalyst immobilized electrodes”
    New Journal of Chemistry, 2018, 42, 9269 - 9280
    DOI: 10.1039/C8NJ01118D
  • Yutaka Amao, Ryota Kataoka
    “Methanol production from CO2 with the hybrid system of biocatalyst and organo-photocatalyst”
    Catalysis Today 2018, 307, 243–247
    DOI:10.1016/j.cattod.2017.12.029
  • Shusaku Ikeyama, Yutaka Amao
    “The effect of the functional ionic group of the viologen derivative on visible-light driven CO2 reduction to formic acid with the system consisting of water-soluble zinc porphyrin and formate dehydrogenase”
    Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 2018, 17, 60–68
    DOI: 10.1039/C7PP00277G
  • Shusaku Ikeyama, Takayuki Katagiri, Yutaka Amao
    “The improvement of formic acid production from CO2 with visible-light energy and formate dehydrogenase by the function of the viologen derivative with carbamoylmethyl group as an electron carrier”
    Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 2018, 358, 362–367
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.09.044
  • Takayuki Katagiri, Shusaku Ikeyama, Yutaka Amao
    ” Visible Light-induced Reduction Properties of Diphenylviologen with Water-soluble Porphyrin”
    Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 2018, 358, 368–373
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem. 2017.09.045
  • Daisuke Kosumi, Yutaka Amao, Richard Cogdell, Hideki Hashimoto
    “Singlet and Triplet Excited States Dynamics of Photosynthetic Pigment Chlorophyll a Investigated by Sub-Nanosecond Pump-Probe Spectroscopy”
    Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 2018, 358, 374–378
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.09.046
  • Shusaku Ikeyama, Yutaka Amao
    “A novel electron carrier molecule based on a viologen derivative for visible light-driven CO2 reduction to formic acid with the system of zinc porphyrin and formate dehydrogenase”
    Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2017, 1, 1730-1733
    DOI: 10.1039/C7SE00255F
  • 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, 198, 73-81
    DOI:10.1039/C6FD00212A
  • 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
    DOI:10.1021/acsami.6b12744
  • Shusaku Ikeyama, Yutaka Amao
    “An artificial co-enzyme based on viologen skeleton for highly efficient CO2 reduction to formic acid with formate dehydrogenase”
    ChemCatChem, 2017, 9, 833-838
    DOI:10.1002/cctc.201601188

 

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