Michiyo Tsujimura Biography
Michiyo Tsujimura was a Japanese agricultural scientist and biochemist whose research focused on the components of green tea. She was the first woman in Japan to receive a doctoral degree in agriculture. In addition, she was also honored with Google Doodle.
Michiyo Tsujimura Age|death
She was born on 17 September 1888 in what is now Okegawa in Saitama Prefecture. She died on 1 June 1969 at the age of 80.
Michiyo Tsujimura Education
She attended and graduated from Tokyo Prefecture Women’s Normal School, in 1909, and the Division of Science at Tokyo Women’s Higher Normal School.
Michiyo Tsujimura Family
She was born and raised in what is now Okegawa in Saitama Prefecture. However, she has not revealed information regarding her family members, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Michiyo Tsujimura Husband
Tsujimura had not revealed whether she was in a relationship as she kept her personal life private.
Michiyo Tsujimura Children
She had not revealed whether she had children as she likes to keep her personal life private. This information is under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.
Michiyo Tsujimura Height|Weight
Tsujimura stood on an average height of 5 Feet 4 inches and weighs about 68 kgs.
Michiyo Tsujimura Career
Her researching career started in 1920 when she joined Hokkaido Imperial University as a laboratory assistant. At the time, the university did not allow female students, so she worked in an unpaid position at the Food Nutritional Laboratory of the university’s Agricultural Chemistry Department. Where she researched the nutrition of silkworms before transferring to the Medical Chemical Laboratory at the Medical College of Tokyo Imperial University in 1922.
In 1923, the laboratory was destroyed by the Great Kantō earthquake, so she transferred to RIKEN as a research student in October 1923. She worked in the laboratory of Umetaro Suzuki, a doctor of agriculture, and researched nutritional chemistry. Tsujimura and her colleague Seitaro Miura discovered vitamin C in green tea in 1924 and published an article titled “On Vitamin C in Green Tea” in the journal Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry. This finding contributed to an increase in green tea exports to North America
Michiyo Tsujimura Salary
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Michiyo Tsujimura’s Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $ 5 Million dollars