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  • A review of taste sense in chickens : behavioral responses to umami taste and expression of umami taste receptor  [in Japanese]

    YOSHIDA Yuta , KAWABATA Fuminori , NISHIMURA Shotaro , TABATA Shoji

    <p>味覚は,動物の摂食行動を制御する重要な化学感覚である.産業動物の味覚受容機構を明らかにすることで,産業動物の味覚嗜好性に基づいた飼料設計が可能になると考えられる.これまでに我々は,重要な産業動物であるニワトリの味覚受容機構に関する研究を実施してきた.本稿では,これまでのニワトリの味覚研究について概説した後,ニワトリのうま味受容に関する最近の知見をまとめた.一連の研究において,ニワ …

    Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho 92(1), 17-23, 2021

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  • µm-class Control of Relative Position and Attitude for a Formation Flying Synthetic Aperture Telescope with Micro-satellites

    SUZUMOTO Ryo , IKARI Satoshi , MIYAMURA Norihide , NAKASUKA Shinichi

    … <p>Earth remote sensing from geostationary orbit (GEO) can realize high temporal resolution; … In order to achieve high-frequency and high-resolution GEO remote sensing, a "Formation Flying Synthetic Aperture Telescope (FFSAT)" with multiple micro-satellites has been proposed. … Therefore the relative positions and attitudes between the optical units of each satellite must be controlled with an accuracy better than 1/10 of the observation wavelength. …

    TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY FOR AERONAUTICAL AND SPACE SCIENCES 64(2), 101-111, 2021

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  • Don't rely too much on trees: Evidence from flood mitigation in China

    Tembata Kaori , Yamamoto Yuki , Yamamoto Masashi , Matsumoto Ken'ichi

    … Combining a popular flood disaster dataset with climate data and satellite land cover data from China, this paper estimates how forests mitigate the frequency of flooding, resulting in two major findings. … First, we confirm that an increase in forest area mitigates the possibility of flood occurrence even after controlling for socioeconomic and meteorological variables and time-invariant individual effects. …

    Science of The Total Environment (732), 138410, 2020-05-07

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  • Don't rely too much on trees: Evidence from flood mitigation in China

    Tembata Kaori , Yamamoto Yuki , Yamamoto Masashi , Matsumoto Ken'ichi

    … Combining a popular flood disaster dataset with climate data and satellite land cover data from China, this paper estimates how forests mitigate the frequency of flooding, resulting in two major findings. … First, we confirm that an increase in forest area mitigates the possibility of flood occurrence even after controlling for socioeconomic and meteorological variables and time-invariant individual effects. …

    Science of The Total Environment (732), 138410, 2020-05-07

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  • Nanostructured Pr-doped Ceria (PCO) thin films as sensing electrodes in solid-electrolyte type gas sensors with enhanced toluene sensitivity

    Ueda Taro , Defferriere Thomas , Hyodo Takeo , Shimizu Yasuhiro , Tuller Harry L.

    … Pr0.1Ce0.9O2 (PCO) films, with columnar structure containing voids, were fabricated by pulsed laser deposition (PLD) and integrated into YSZ-based potentiometric gas sensor as a sensing electrodes (SEs). … Sensors with PCO film thicknesses of 550, 1100 and 2200 nm, fabricated by controlling the number of PLD shots of 750, 1500 and 3000 respectively, were examined over the temperature range of 450?600 °C. …

    Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical (317), 128037, 2020-05-06

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  • Nanostructured Pr-doped Ceria (PCO) thin films as sensing electrodes in solid-electrolyte type gas sensors with enhanced toluene sensitivity

    Ueda Taro , Defferriere Thomas , Hyodo Takeo , Shimizu Yasuhiro , Tuller Harry L.

    … Pr0.1Ce0.9O2 (PCO) films, with columnar structure containing voids, were fabricated by pulsed laser deposition (PLD) and integrated into YSZ-based potentiometric gas sensor as a sensing electrodes (SEs). … Sensors with PCO film thicknesses of 550, 1100 and 2200 nm, fabricated by controlling the number of PLD shots of 750, 1500 and 3000 respectively, were examined over the temperature range of 450?600 °C. …

    Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical (317), 128037, 2020-05-06

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  • High Accuracy manipulation with 3D point cloud Feedback Control  [in Japanese]

    Futatsubashi Haruka , ARAI Shogo , KOSUGE Kazuhiro

    … <p>Visual servoing is one of the most famous schemes for controlling manipulators with visual information. … The conventional methods of visual servoing have a problem of robustness against the changing of light environment and appearance of the grasped object. …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2020(0), 2A2-K19, 2020

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  • Study on position and orientation detection of hydraulic excavator by FST and its application to control  [in Japanese]

    MAEDA Takanori , OSUKA Koichi , MIYAHARA Keizo

    … <p>FST is a realtime sensing device for position and orientation of mechanisms. … Position and orientation of each link would be obtained by solving the froward kinematics of the serial structure. … Aiming for controlling hydraulic excavators, anticipated specification of FST was examined, and a prototype was developed. …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2020(0), 2A2-A02, 2020

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  • Observing High Speed Periodic Motion of Living Things by Naked Eyes  [in Japanese]

    KANEKO Makoto , MIZOUE Koji

    … The system is composed of miniature compressor, magnetic valve for controlling the periodic air puff, and LEDs for visualization by naked eye. … This new version enables us to change the frequencies and duty factors independently for air puff and LED strobe, so that we can tune up the best condition for observing the dynamics of human skin, for example. …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2020(0), 1A1-K04, 2020

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  • Array Design of High-Density Emerging Memories Making Clamped Bit-Line Sense Amplifier Compatible with Dummy Cell Average Read Scheme

    ZHANG Ziyue , OHSAWA Takashi

    … Dummy cell average read scheme uses multiple pairs of dummy cells inside the array to generate an accurate reference current for data sensing. … However, clamped bit-line sense amplifier (CBLSA) has higher sensing speed and lower power consumption compared with CMSA. … This paper reveals that direct combination of CBLSA and dummy cell average read scheme leads to sense margin degradation. …

    IEICE Transactions on Electronics E103.C(8), 372-380, 2020

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  • Lipotoxicity, Nutrient-Sensing Signals, and Autophagy in Diabetic Nephropathy

    Kume Shinji , Maegawa Hiroshi

    … <p>Diabetic nephropathy is a leading cause of proteinuria, kidney fibrosis, and subsequent end-stage renal disease. … Therefore, identification of novel therapeutic targets to combat this serious condition and improve renal prognosis is urgently necessary. … Of the various types of FFAs, saturated FFAs are highly cytotoxic and their levels are elevated in the serum of patients with diabetes. …

    JMA Journal 3(2), 87-94, 2020

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  • Fabrication of Metal-organic Framework (MOF) Thin Films from Copper Hydroxide Nano-assemblies  [in Japanese]

    IKIGAKI Ken , OKADA Kenji , TAKAHASHI Masahide

    … <p>Thin films of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) have attracted huge interests for various applications (e.g., sensing, catalysts and opto-electronics) due to their large porosity and tunable chemical property. … Controlling the position and orientation of MOF crystals on device-scale substrates (over the centimeter scale) is required for the practical use of these sophisticated applications. …

    Journal of the Japan Society of Powder and Powder Metallurgy 67(3), 132-139, 2020

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  • Stepwise Preparation of a Polymer Comprising Protein Building Blocks on a Solid Support for Immunosensing Platform

    MIYAO Hiroki , UEMURA Utaro , SUEDA Shinji

    … <p>In immunosensing, immobilization of the antibody on the sensing platform significantly influences the performance of the sensor. … In our approach, the Z-domain-containing polymer is prepared on the surface of the sensing platform with a biotinylation reaction from the archaeon <i>Sulfolobus tokodaii</i>. …

    Analytical Sciences 36(2), 213-219, 2020

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  • System Analysis of Multi-cellular Organization by Incorporating Control-sensing-information Technologies  [in Japanese]

    HAGIWARA Masaya

    … To elucidate the system, it is important to exert not only biological technologies but also control, sensing and information technologies. … Controlling culture environments can enhance the repeatability of <i>in vitro</i> … experimental result and add perturbation to validate the hypothesized theory. …

    Seibutsu Butsuri 60(1), 019-024, 2020

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  • Stepwise Preparation of a Polymer Comprising Protein Building Blocks on a Solid Support for Immunosensing Platform

    Miyao Hiroki , Uemura Utaro , Sueda Shinji

    … In immunosensing, immobilization of the antibody on the sensing platform significantly influences the performance of the sensor. … In our approach, the Z-domain-containing polymer is prepared on the surface of the sensing platform with a biotinylation reaction from the archaeon Sulfolobus tokodaii. … Here, we employed two types of engineered proteins: one was the fusion protein of BCCP with the Z-domain (BZB), in which BCCP was genetically attached to the N- and C-termini of the Z-domain; …

    Analytical Sciences 36(2), 213-219, 2019-09-20

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  • Sensitivity improvement of soft capacitive strain sensors  [in Japanese]

    OGHISHIMA Keita , NAGAI Toshiaki , SHINTAKE Jun

    … <p>Machines made of compliant materials, such as soft robots and wearable devices often require to detect large strains for estimating and controlling their states and deformations. … Highly stretchable strain sensors, especially those rely on reading the capacitive change as a function of strain, are a promising solution for the sensing of soft machines. …

    The Proceedings of the Dynamics & Design Conference 2019(0), 361, 2019

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  • Suppression of the pathogenicity of <i>Candida albicans</i> by the quorum-sensing molecules farnesol and tryptophol

    Singkum Pantira , Muangkaew Watcharamat , Suwanmanee San , Pumeesat Potjaman , Wongsuk Thanwa , Luplertlop Natthanej

    … <p>This study examines the ability of the quorum-sensing molecules (QSMs) farnesol and tryptophol to induce programmed cell death of the pathogenic fungus <i>Candida albicans</i>, to alter the expression of apoptosis-related genes, and to reduce the pathogenicity and virulence of <i>C. … Our results showed that both farnesol and tryptophol inhibited <i>C. …

    The Journal of General and Applied Microbiology 65(6), 277-283, 2019

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  • Water Quality Management and Stable Operation for Papermaking Wet End by Kurita S.sensing<sup>®</sup> Technology  [in Japanese]

    Kagawa Yasuhiro , Katsura Hiroki , Suruga Keiji , Saigusa Takashi

    … </p><p>当社は,この水質変動に着目し,水質と操業との相関解析から最適な水質管理・薬注入制御を行うことで,操業安定化に貢献する新システム「S.sensing<sup>®</sup>システム」を開発した。 … </p><p>S.sensing<sup>®</sup>システムは主に3つの機能を有している。 …

    JAPAN TAPPI JOURNAL 73(10), 934-938, 2019

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  • Object Grasping using Contact Detection to the Rigid Layer of Multi-layer Fingertip  [in Japanese]

    NAGAOKA Takuya , FUJIHIRA Yoshinori , HANAJIMA Naohiko , MIZUKAMI Masato

    … The fingers is composed of rigid layer and fluid layer. … The fingers can delicately grasp fragile objects with fluid layer and provide large grasping force with rigid layer. … First, grasp objects by integrating and controlling three modules: contact detection of rigid layer, internal pressure control of the fingers, and grasping operation of the fingers. …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2019(0), 2P1-H07, 2019

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  • Validation of Control with Contact Force Distribution for Multi-joint Wearable Robot for Body Trunk Assist  [in Japanese]

    Funabora Yuki , Uchiyama Naoya , Doki Shinji , Doki Kae

    … <p>In order to make a multi-joint wearable robot for assisting an user's motions on whole body trunk, this paper discusses the usefulness of control with contact force distribution between user and robot for ensuring the safety of the user. … To ensure the safety with wearable assistive robots being different structure from the assisting part of the user, sensing and controlling contact force distribution applying to the user is desired. …

    IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems 139(11), 1325-1332, 2019

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