KANEKO Kentaro

Senior Assistant Professor, School of Agriculture,
Meiji University

SDGs theme

Research fields:
Nutritional biochemistry, nutritional physiology, food signals

Research themes:
Elucidation of the molecular basis supporting food and brain communication

Main books and papers:
◆An orally active plant Rubisco-derived peptide increases neuronal leptin responsiveness (Joint authorship) Scientific reports, 2022
◆Appetite regulation by plant-derived bioactive peptides for promoting health, Peptides, 2021
◆Rap1 in the VMH regulates glucose homeostasis (Joint authorship) JCI insight, 2021
◆Gut hormone GIP induces inflammation and insulin resistance in the hypothalamus (Joint authorship) Endocrinology, 2020
◆Gut-derived GIP activates central Rap1 to impair neural leptin sensitivity during overnutrition (Joint authorship) The Journal of clinical investigation, 2019
◆“Enerugi Taisha Chousetsu Kenkyu no Shintenkai ‘Shishoukabu Teibunshiryou G Tanpakushitsu Rap1 niyoru Repuchin Kanjyusei-himan no Seigyo’” (“New Research Developments in Regulation of Energy Metabolism ‘Regulation of Leptin Sensitivity and Obesity by Small G Protein Rap1 in the Hypothalamus’”) (Joint authorship) Kagakuhyoronsya, 2017
◆Neuronal Rap1 Regulates Energy Balance, Glucose Homeostasis, and Leptin Actions (Joint authorship) Cell reports, 2016