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Papers and Books authored by Dr. Hara

Original papers

  1. Hara, Y., Tea catechins and their applications as supplements and pharmaceutics. Pharmacological Research, 64, 100-104(2011)
  2. Hara, Y. Chemoprevention by tea components -From a food manufacturer’s point of view (Japanese). Food and Food Ingredients Journal of Japan, 214, 238-244(2009)
  3. Kuroda, Y. and Hara, Y., Antimutagenic and anticarcinogenic activity of tea polyphenols. Mutation Research, 436, 69-97(1999)
  4. Goto, K., Kanaya, S., Ishigami, T. and Hara, Y., The Effects of Tea Catechins on Fecal Conditions of Elderly Residents in a Long-Term Care Facility. J. Nutr. Sci. Vitaminol, 45, 135-141(1999)
  5. Okushio, K., Suzuki, M., Matsumoto, N., Nanjo, F. and Hara, Y., Identification of (-)-Epicatechin Metabolites and their Metabolic Fate in the Rat. Drug metabolism and Disposition, 27, 309-316(1999)
  6. Goto, K., Kanaya, S., Nishikawa, T., Hara, H., Terada, A., Ishigami, T. and Hara, Y., The Influence of Tea Catechins on Fecal Flora on Elderly residents in Long-Term care Facilities. Annals of Long-Term Care, 6, 1-6(1998)
  7. Matsumoto, N., Okushio, K. and Hara, Y., Effect of Black Tea Polyphenols on Plasma Lipids in cholesterol-Fed Rats. J. Nutr. Sci. Vitaminol, 44, 337-342(1998)
  8. Nanjo, F., Goto, K., Seto, R., Suzuki, M., Sakai, M. and Hara, Y., Scavenging Effects of Tea Catechins and their Derivatives on 1,1-Diphenyl-2-Picrylhydrazyl radical. Free Radical Biology & Medicine, 21, 895-902(1996)
  9. Okushio, K., Matsumoto, N., Kohri, t., Suzuki, M., Nanjo, F. and Hara, Y., Absorption of Tea Catechins into Rat Portal Vein. Biol. Pharm. Bull. 19, 326-329(1996)
  10. Hara, H., Orita, N., Hatano, S., Ichikawa, H., Hara, Y., Matsumoto, N., Kimura, Y., Terada, A. and Mitsuoka, T., Effect of Tea Polyphenols on Fecal Flora and Fecal Metabolic Products of Pigs. J. Vet. Med. Sci. 57, 45-49(1995)
  11. Yoshino, K., Tomita, I., Sano, M., Oguni, I., Hara, Y. and Nakano, M., Effects of Long-Term Dietary Supplement of Tea Polyphenols on Lipid Peroxide Levels in Rats. Age, 17, 79-85(1994)
  12. Hara, Y., Prophylactic Functions of Tea Polyphenols. ACS Symposium Series, 547, 34-50(1994)
  13. Honda, M., Nanjo, F. and Hara, Y., Inhibition of Saccharide Digestive Enzymes by Tea Polyphenols. ACS Symposium Series, 547, 83-89(1994)
  14. Nanjo, F., Honda, M., Okushio, K., Matsumoto, N., Ishigaki, F., Ishigami, T. and Hara, Y., Effects of Dietary Tea Catechins on a-Tocopherol Levels, Lipid Peroxidation, and Erythrocyte Deformability in Rats Fed on high Palm Oil and Perilla Oil. Biol. Pharm. Bull, 16, 1156-1159(1993)
  15. Matsumoto, N., Ishigaki, F., Ishigaki, A., Iwashina, H. and Hara, Y., Reduction of Blood Glucose Levels by Tea Catechin. Biosci. Biotech. Biochem., 57, 525-527(1993)
  16. Terada, A., Hara, H., Nakajo, S., Ichikawa, H., Hara, Y., Fukai, K., Kobayashi, Y. and Mitsuoka, T., Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, 6, 3-9(1993)
  17. Hara, Y., Honda, M., The Inhibition of α-Amylase by Tea Catechins. Agric. Biol. Chem., 54, 1939-1945(1990)
  18. Muramatsu, K., Fukuyo, M. and Hara, Y., Effect of Green Tea Catechins on Plasma cholesterol Level in cholesterol-Fed Rats. J. Nutr. Sci. Vitaminol, 32, 613-622(1986)
  19. Ohishi, T.,I Hishiki, T., Baig, MS, Rajpoot,S., Saqib,S., Takasaki, T., Hara, Y.,Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) attenuates severe acute respiratory coronavirus disease2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection by blocking the interaction of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein receptor-binding domain to human angiotensin-converting enzyme 2. PLOS ONE, July 13(2022)
    And many others.

Chapters in Review Books

  1. Chapters in: Health Science of Tea-New possibility for Physiological Function(Japanese), Japan Scientific Societies Press(2002)
  2. 2. Uses and Benefits of Tea: Food Reviews International, Special Issue on Tea, Vol. 11, Number 3, Marcel Dekker Inc.(1995)
  3. Prophylactic Functions of Tea Polyphenols: Food Phytochemicals for Cancer PreventionⅡTeas, Spices, and Herbs, ACS Symposium series 547, American Chemical Society(1994)
  4. Chapters in: Science of Tea(Japanese), Asakura Press(1991)
  5. Physiological Functions of Tea Polyphenols(Japanese). Korin Press(1990)

Authored and co-authored books

Presentations at International Conferences (a few instances)

  1. Anticarcinogenic Effects of Green Tea Extract(Poster): International Conference on Mechanisms of Antimutagenesis and Anticarcinogenesis(ICMAA), Lawrence, Kansas, 1985
  2. Chemoprevention Trials by Green Tea Catechins: Tea and Health Conference, Hangzhou, 2005
  3. Strategy for Cancer Chemoprevention: Asia Pacific Symposium on Tea and Health, Taipei, Taiwan, 2006
  4. Clinical Trials for Cancer Chemoprevention with Polyphenon E, Green Tea Extract: International Conference on chronic oxidative stress and Cancer, Heidelberg, Germany, 2006
  5. Elucidation of physiological functions of tea catechins and their practical applications. 2011 International Conference on Food Factors-Food for wellbeing from functional to processing. Taipei, Taiwan, November, 2011