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Takashi Yonetani

Takashi Yonetani

Professor
University of Pennsylvania
USA

Biography

Takashi Yonetani has received his BS (Biology) in 1952 and PhD (Biochemistry) in 1960 from Osaka University and postdoctoral research training at Medical Nobel Institute, Karolinksa Institute in 1961-64. He joined the faculty of Perelman School of Medicine in 1964 and has been Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics since 1968. He has published more than 300 peer-articles on structure-functions of oxidation-reduction enzymes and proteins, particularly heme enzymes like cytochrome c oxidase and cytochrome c peroxidase and hemoproteins such as myoglobin and hemoglobin.

Research Interest

Biochemistry,Biophysics, Medicine, Ligand binding dynamics in myoglobin, Allosteric mechanism in hemoglobin, The mechanism of action of cytochrome c peroxidase.