Quantum Chemistry of Proteins

  • 1.2 Quantum chemistry
  • 1.5 Quantum interdisciplinary sciences(Life science, Mathematics, Particle physics, Space science, Astronomy, Quantum gravity, etc.)
  • 2.3 Quantum materials(Topological materials/Thermoelectric devices/Functional materials)
Fumitoshi Sato
Institute of Industrial Science
Department of Mechanical and Biofunctional Systems  Professor
For explaining and predicting the essence of the protein functions, analysis of the reaction mechanisms is performed by using quantum chemistry based on the entire molecular structure. 
We aim at designing new enzymes, nanomaterials, and drugs for industrial and societal use.
Molecular orbital of cytochromec3
F. Sato Lab.
Molecular orbital of M2 protein
F. Sato Lab.

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Research collaborators

  • The University of Tokyo
  • Okayama University
  • Okayama University of Science
  • Tokyo City University

Related publications

F. Sato, N. Tsunekawa, T. Yoshihiro, T. Hirano, N. Ihara, H. Kashiwagi, “Tanpakushitsu Mitsudo-hankansuu-hou”, Sup. by H. Kashiwagi, 2008, Morikita publishing (In Japanese).


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