Michiyo Tsujimura was the first woman in Japan to receive a doctoral degree and the first Dean of the Faculty of Home Economics at Tokyo Women’s Higher Normal School in 1950
Google praised 133rd birth commemoration of Michiyo Tsujimura, Japanese instructor and natural chemist whose examination zeroed in on the parts of green tea, with a Doodle. Tsujimura was the main lady in Japan to get a doctoral certification in horticulture. Because of Tsujimura, and her noteworthy examination into the nourishing advantages of green tea, science today has the appropriate response why green tea tastes so unpleasant when soaks for a really long time.
Tsujimura was brought into the world on this day in 1888 in Okegawa, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. She spent her initial profession educating science. In 1920, she pursued her fantasy about turning into a logical specialist at Hokkaido Imperial University where she started to investigate the nourishing properties of Japanese silkworms.
A couple of years after the fact, Tsujimura moved to Tokyo Imperial University and started investigating the natural chemistry of green tea close by Dr. Umetaro Suzuki, acclaimed for his disclosure of nutrient B1. Their joint exploration uncovered that green tea contained critical measures of nutrient C—the first of numerous yet obscure sub-atomic mixtures in green tea that anticipated under the magnifying lens.
In 1929, she segregated catechin—a severe element of tea. Then, at that point, the following year she segregated tannin, a significantly more severe compound. These discoveries shaped the establishment for her doctoral theory, “On the Chemical Components of Green Tea” when she graduated as Japan’s first lady specialist of agribusiness in 1932.
Outside of her examination, Dr. Tsujimura likewise left a mark on the world as an instructor when she turned into the main Dean of the Faculty of Home Economics at Tokyo Women’s Higher Normal School in 1950. Today, a stone remembrance out of appreciation for Dr. Tsujimura’s accomplishments can be found in her origination of Okegawa City.