Takamine, Jokichi

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Jokichi, Japanese-born U.S. chemist, 1860-1938.
Taka-diastase - an amylase that has been used clinically as a digestive aid. Synonym(s): α-amylase
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Jokichi Takamine, who was the first president (March 1913-July 1922) of Sankyo Co.
Jokichi Takamine filed patent applications for "Taka kiji" from Aspergillus oryzae, a fungus rich in enzymatic activity.
Jokichi Takamine, known for isolating adrenaline in 1901, helped donate the Washington trees, and his grandson, Jokichi ``Joe'' Takamine III, who practices medicine in Santa Monica, was an honored guest at the Reagan Library festivities.