The total protein content of royal jelly is about 35%. Among these proteins, apisin is the most abundant protein, and is recognized internationally as the major royal jelly protein (MRJP1). Its content in royal jelly, however, has not been measured until recently, when a cooperative study by Asahikawa Medical College, School of Medicine at Hokkaido University, and Japan Royal Jelly Co., Ltd. was conducted.
Presentation at Academic Conferences
A New Marker for Evalution of Royal Jelly.
Kikuji Yamaguchi identified and analyzed the active ingredients of royal jelly. With these new findings, he proposes new quality standards for royal jelly products.
At the Ninth Asian Apiculture Association Conference, as the Keynote Speaker, Kikuji Yamaguchi presented the results of the latest study on the active ingredients of royal jelly and his proposal for the new quality standards.
Answers to most frequent questions
- 08.10.31 Kikuji Yamaguchi Official Websire Released.
- Profile of Kikuji Yamaguchi
Kikuji Yamaguchi is Japan’s leading researcher into royal jelly and the founder and president of Japan Royal Jelly Co., Ltd. Besides working on product development and marketing, he is also involved in education as an advising professor for students on the master’s course at Yunnan Agricultural University in China.
- About the Natural Beekeeping Method
What are the indispensable ingredients for the production of royal jelly that is high in activity, purity and quality? Learn about the Kikuji Yamaguchi Method of Natural Beekeeping, where “being natural” has the first priority.