Professor, Department of Environmental Biology, Chubu University, Japan

Yuichi Oba is full professor at Chubu University.

He is interested in the bioluminescence system and its evolution in various organisms.Some of his current researches includes:

  1. a) determination of luciferin molecules;
  2. b) isolation of luciferase genes;
  3. c) molecular phylogeny of luminous organisms;
  4. c) biosynthesis of luciferin;
  5. d) DNA barcoding and biogeography of luminous organisms.

His lab uses the techniques of biochemistry, molecular biology, analytical chemistry, and bioinformatics.


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