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Welcome to Yoshida Laboratory

We are studying natural product chemistry and bioorganic chemistry on

Blue flower coloration, synthesis of flavonoids, functions of polyphenols and so on.


New members from April 2019

Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research Vol 5

was published




ICP2016 Held in Vienna from 11-15th, 2016

Prof. Yoshida was awarded "GP Scientific Prize" for her anthocyanin studies.

Many thanks for participation of ICP2014


We are accepted graduate students

Please contact with Prof. Yoshida (please change # with @)

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Newly published results of ouf laboratory
Original paper


Direct mapping of hydrangea blue-complex in sepal tissues of Hydrangea macophylla
in Scientific Reports, (2019), 9, 5450. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-41968-7

Original paper


Structure of two purple pigments, catechinopyranocyanidins A and B from the seed-coat of the small red bean, Vigna angularis
in Scientific Reports, (2019), 9, 1484. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-37641-0

Original paper
Direct observation of hydrangea blue-complex composed of 3-O-glucosyldelphinidin, Al3+ and 5-O-acylquinic acid by ESI-Mass Spectrometry.
in Molecules, 23 (6), 1424 (2018). DOI: 10.3390/molecules23061424

Review Blue flower color development by anthocyanins: from chemical structure to cell physiology. Nat. Prod. Rep., 2009, 26, 884-915.
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