The 1st Sakeology Seminar in AY 2021, “Sakeology explored through the research of amino acid transporters and cell death,” was held

On May 13, 2021, the 1st Sakeology Seminar in AY2021, “Sakeology explored through the research of amino acid transporters and cell death,” was held. In the seminar, Dr. SATO Mami, Specially Appointed Assistant Professor, gave a lecture on her research.
Dr. Sato introduced the role of amino acid transporters (proteins that deliver amino acids into cells) as well as a new form of cell death, ferroptosis, which was proposed in the 2000s, and explained her upcoming research themes such as the effects of ingredients contained in sake and sake lees on the physiological functions of cells.

* Sakeology Seminar is open to faculty and staff of Niigata University.