KAWANO Natsuko

Associate Professor, School of Agriculture,
Meiji University

SDGs theme

Research fields:
Animal reproduction science, molecular cell biology

Research themes:
Male and female molecular biology – Functional analysis of proteins in male seminal plasma in in vivo fertilization

Main books and papers:
◆Deletion of a Seminal Gene Cluster Reinforces a Crucial Role of SVS2 in Male Fertility. IJMS 20(18), 4557, (2019)
◆Creation of CRISPR-based germline-genome-engineered mice without ex vivo handling of zygotes by i-GONAD. Nature protocols 14(8),2452-2482, (2019)
◆Seminal vesicle protein SVS2 is required for sperm survival in the uterus. PNAS 111(11): 4145-4150, (2014)
◆Absence of CD9 reduces endometrial VEGF secretion and impairs uterine repair after parturition. Scientific Reports, 4, (2014)