Research Output 1979 2020

2014

Kyushu Branch: Efforts aggressive biomass recycling in Fukuoka Prefecture

Hiroshi, T. S. & Sakai, K., 2014, In : Seibutsu-kogaku Kaishi. 92, 10, p. 565 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Recycling
Biomass
recycling
Japan
biomass
11 Citations (Scopus)

L-(+)-Lactic acid production by co-fermentation of cellobiose and xylose without carbon catabolite repression using Enterococcus mundtii QU 25

Wang, Y., Abdelrahman, M. A. S. M., Tashiro, Y., Xiao, Y., Zendo, T., Sakai, K. & Sonomoto, K., Jan 1 2014, In : RSC Advances. 4, 42, p. 22013-22021 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cellobiose
Xylose
Lactic acid
Fermentation
Lactic Acid
86 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolic flux redirection from a central metabolic pathway toward a synthetic pathway using a metabolic toggle switch

Soma, Y., Tsuruno, K., Wada, M., Yokota, A. & Hanai, T., May 2014, In : Metabolic Engineering. 23, p. 175-184 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metabolic Networks and Pathways
Carbon Cycle
2-Propanol
Switches
Fluxes
3 Citations (Scopus)

Microarray analysis of gene expression by microdissected epidermis and dermis in mycosis fungoides and adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma

Hashikawa, K., Yasumoto, S., Nakashima, K., Arakawa, F., Kiyasu, J., Kimura, Y., Saruta, H., Nakama, T., Yasuda, K., Tashiro, K., Kuhara, S., Hashimoto, T. & Ohshima, K., Sep 2014, In : International journal of oncology. 45, 3, p. 1200-1208 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adult T Cell Leukemia Lymphoma
Mycosis Fungoides
Microarray Analysis
Dermis
Epidermis
4 Citations (Scopus)

Micro-compartmentalized cultivation of cyanobacteria for mutant screening using glass slides with highly water-repellent mark

Arai, S., Okochi, M., Hanai, T. & Honda, H., Dec 1 2014, In : Biotechnology Reports. 4, p. 151-155 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyanobacteria
Glass
Water
Biofuels
Cell Separation

Moisture permeability of cocoon shells: Application of thermogravimetrical method to small biological samples

Kaneko, F., Kawashita, K., Matsumura, H., Katagiri, C., Ogawa, N., Shirai, K. & Banno, Y., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Insect Biotechnology and Sericology. 83, 2, p. 41-46 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cocoons
application methods
Permeability
permeability
Moisture
10 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular mechanisms for the p38-induced cellular senescence in normal human fibroblast

Harada, G., Neng, Q., Fujiki, T. & Katakura, Y., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of biochemistry. 156, 5, p. 283-290 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell Aging
Fibroblasts
Transcription
Reverse Transcription
Cells
11 Citations (Scopus)

Monitoring of the microbiota profile in nukadoko, a naturally fermented rice bran bed for pickling vegetables

Ono, H., Nishio, S., Tsurii, J., Kawamoto, T., Sonomoto, K. & Nakayama, J., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 118, 5, p. 520-525 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pickling
Microbiota
Vegetables
Fermentation
Lactic Acid
156 Citations (Scopus)

Novel bacteriocins from lactic acid bacteria (LAB): Various structures and applications

Perez, R. H., Zendo, T. & Sonomoto, K., Aug 29 2014, In : Microbial Cell Factories. 13, S3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteriocins
Lactic acid
Peptides
Lactic Acid
Bacteria
5 Citations (Scopus)

PENDISC: A Simple Method for Constructing a Mathematical Model from Time-Series Data of Metabolite Concentrations

Sriyudthsak, K., Iwata, M., Hirai, M. Y. & Shiraishi, F., Jun 2014, In : Bulletin of Mathematical Biology. 76, 6, p. 1333-1351 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

S-system
Metabolites
Time Series Data
Parameter estimation
Parameter Estimation
2 Citations (Scopus)
Paenibacillus
Replication Origin
Bacilli
Genes
Intergenic DNA
3 Citations (Scopus)

Purification and characterization of cocoonase from the silkworm Bombyx mori

Fukumori, H., Teshiba, S., Shigeoka, Y., Yamamoto, K., Banno, Y. & Aso, Y., Jan 1 2014, In : Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry. 78, 2, p. 202-211 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bombyx
Trypsin
Purification
Trypsin Inhibitors
Substrate Specificity
8 Citations (Scopus)

Quorum sensing in gram-positive bacteria: Assay protocols for staphylococcal agr and enterococcal fsr systems

Shojima, A. & Nakayama, J., Jan 1 2014, In : Methods in Molecular Biology. 1147, p. 33-41 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quorum Sensing
Gram-Positive Bacteria
Enterococcus faecalis
Virulence Factors
Lactones
19 Citations (Scopus)

Rational design and synthesis of topoisomerase i and II inhibitors based on oleanolic acid moiety for new anti-cancer drugs

Ashour, A., El-Sharkawy, S., Amer, M., Abdel Bar, F., Katakura, Y., Miyamoto, T., Toyota, N., Bang, T. H., Kondo, R. & Shimizu, K., Jan 1 2014, In : Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 22, 1, p. 211-220 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Oleanolic Acid
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Neoplasms
Type II DNA Topoisomerase
3 Citations (Scopus)

Regulation of eukaryotic-like protein kinase activity of DspA from Myxococcus xanthus by autophosphorylation

Okamoto, R., Takegawa, K. & Kimura, Y., Feb 1 2014, In : Journal of biochemistry. 155, 2, p. 99-106 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myxococcus xanthus
Protein Kinases
Phosphotransferases
Chemical activation
Phosphorylation
15 Citations (Scopus)

Removal efficiency of radioactive cesium and iodine ions by a flow-type apparatus designed for electrochemically reduced water production

Hamasaki, T., Nakamichi, N., Teruya, K. & Shirahata, S., Jul 16 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 7, e102218.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cesium
cesium
radionuclides
iodine
Radioisotopes
30 Citations (Scopus)

Senior thai fecal microbiota comparison between vegetarians and non-vegetarians using PCR-DGGE and real-time PCR

Ruengsomwong, S., Korenori, Y., Sakamoto, N., Wannissorn, B., Nakayama, J. & Nitisinprasert, S., Apr 18 2014, In : Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 24, 8, p. 1026-1033 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis
Bacteroides
Microbiota
Prevotella
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Silkworm strains that can be clearly destined towards either embryonic diapause or direct development by adjusting a single ambient parameter during the preceding generation

Egi, Y., Akitomo, S., Fujii, T., Banno, Y. & Sakamoto, K., Jan 1 2014, In : Entomological Science. 17, 4, p. 396-399 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

diapause
silkworms
photoperiod
angle of incidence
lighting
5 Citations (Scopus)

Spectrophotometric assay of d-isoleucine using an artificially created d-amino acid dehydrogenase

Akita, H., Imaizumi, Y., Suzuki, H., Doi, K. & Ohshima, T., Jan 1 2014, In : Biotechnology letters. 36, 11, p. 2245-2248 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isoleucine
NADP
Amino acids
Assays
Oxidoreductases
12 Citations (Scopus)

Stochasticity of intranuclear biochemical reaction processes controls the final decision of cell fate associated with DNA damage

Iwamoto, K., Hamada, H., Eguchi, Y. & Okamoto, M., Jul 8 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 7, e101333.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biochemical Phenomena
process control
chemical reactions
DNA damage
DNA Damage
11 Citations (Scopus)

Structural elucidation of an asparagine-linked oligosaccharide from the hyperthermophilic archaeon, Pyrococcus furiosus

Fujinami, D., Matsumoto, M., Noguchi, T., Sonomoto, K. & Kohda, D., Mar 31 2014, In : Carbohydrate Research. 387, 1, p. 30-36 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyrococcus furiosus
Asparagine
Archaea
Oligosaccharides
Polysaccharides
3 Citations (Scopus)

Suppression of immunoglobulin production in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells by monocytes via secretion of heavy-chain ferritin

Yamashita, M., Harada, G., Matsumoto, S. E., Aiba, Y., Ichikawa, A., Fujiki, T., Udono, M., Kabayama, S., Yoshida, T., Zhang, P., Fujii, H., Shirahata, S. & Katakura, Y., Feb 1 2014, In : Immunobiology. 219, 2, p. 149-157 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Apoferritins
Immunoglobulins
Monocytes
Blood Cells
Iron
1 Citation (Scopus)

Systems biology of amino acids

Okamoto, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Seikagaku. 86, 3, p. 307-317 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biological Models
Systems Biology
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Homeostasis
Research Design
9 Citations (Scopus)

The putative stress sensor protein MtlA is required for conidia formation, cell wall stress tolerance, and cell wall integrity in Aspergillus nidulans

Futagami, T., Seto, K., Kajiwara, Y., Takashita, H., Omori, T., Takegawa, K. & Goto, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry. 78, 2, p. 326-335 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aspergillus nidulans
Fungal Spores
Aspergillus
Heat-Shock Proteins
Cell Wall
9 Citations (Scopus)

Thermotolerant Bacillus kokeshiiformis sp. nov. isolated from marine animal resources compost

Poudel, P., Miyamoto, H., Miyamoto, H., Okugawa, Y., Tashiro, Y. & Sakai, K., Aug 2014, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 64, PART 8, p. 2668-2674 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacillus (bacteria)
compost
Bacillus
composts
Soil
21 Citations (Scopus)

The transcription factor Apontic-like controls diverse colouration pattern in caterpillars

Yoda, S., Yamaguchi, J., Mita, K., Yamamoto, K., Banno, Y., Ando, T., Daimon, T. & Fujiwara, H., Jan 1 2014, In : Nature communications. 5, 4936.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

melanin
Melanins
genes
marking
Transcription Factors

Transcriptomic study reveals new pathways and genes involved in Enterococcus faecalis V583 response to a therapeutic dose of vancomycin

Ribeiro, T., Teixeira, N., Yokohata, R., Nakayama, J., Gilmore, M. S. & Lopes, M. D. F. S., Jan 1 2014, In : Archives of Clinical Microbiology. 5, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enterococcus faecalis
Vancomycin
Genes
Therapeutics
Cell Wall
7 Citations (Scopus)

Variations in mitochondrial membrane potential correlate with malic acid production by natural isolates of Saccharomyces cerevisiae sake strains

Oba, T., Kusumoto, K., Kichise, Y., Izumoto, E., Nakayama, S., Tashiro, K., Kuhara, S. & Kitagaki, H., Aug 2014, In : FEMS Yeast Research. 14, 5, p. 789-796 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitochondrial Membrane Potential
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Fermentation
Pyruvate Carboxylase
Malate Dehydrogenase
13 Citations (Scopus)

Wild mushrooms in Nepal: Some potential candidates as antioxidant and ACE-inhibition sources

Hai Bang, T., Suhara, H., Doi, K., Ishikawa, H., Fukami, K., Parajuli, G. P., Katakura, Y., Yamashita, S., Watanabe, K., Adhikari, M. K., Manandhar, H. K., Kondo, R. & Shimizu, K., Mar 5 2014, In : Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2014, 195305.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nepal
Agaricales
Antioxidants
Ganoderma
Reishi
2013
29 Citations (Scopus)

A guanine nucleotide exchange factor for Rab5 proteins is essential for intracellular transport of the proglutelin from the golgi apparatus to the protein storage vacuole in rice endosperm

Fukuda, M., Wen, L., Satoh-Cruz, M., Kawagoe, Y., Nagamura, Y., Okita, T. W., Washida, H., Sugino, A., Ishino, S., Ishino, Y., Ogawa, M., Sunada, M., Ueda, T. & Kumamaru, T., Jun 1 2013, In : Plant physiology. 162, 2, p. 663-674 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rab5 GTP-Binding Proteins
Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factors
Endosperm
glutelins
Golgi Apparatus
16 Citations (Scopus)

Albino (al) is a tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4)-deficient mutant of the silkworm Bombyx mori

Fujii, T., Abe, H., Kawamoto, M., Katsuma, S., Banno, Y. & Shimada, T., Jul 1 2013, In : Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 43, 7, p. 594-600 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bombyx
lemons
Bombyx mori
silkworms
albino
23 Citations (Scopus)

A novel production process for optically pure l-lactic acid from kitchen refuse using a bacterial consortium at high temperatures

Tashiro, Y., Matsumoto, H., Miyamoto, H., Okugawa, Y., Pramod, P., Miyamoto, H. & Sakai, K., Jan 1 2013, In : Bioresource Technology. 146, p. 672-681 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kitchens
Lactic acid
refuse
Lactic Acid
acid
35 Citations (Scopus)

Anti-listeria activity of poly(lactic acid)/sawdust particle biocomposite film impregnated with pediocin PA-1/AcH and its use in raw sliced pork

Woraprayote, W., Kingcha, Y., Amonphanpokin, P., Kruenate, J., Zendo, T., Sonomoto, K., Benjakul, S. & Visessanguan, W., Oct 15 2013, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 167, 2, p. 229-235 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biocomposites
pediocins
polylactic acid
Listeria
sawdust
7 Citations (Scopus)

A rapid screening and production method using a novel mammalian cell display to isolate human monoclonal antibodies

Tomimatsu, K., Matsumoto, S. E., Tanaka, H., Yamashita, M., Nakanishi, H., Teruya, K., Kazuno, S., Kinjo, T., Hamasaki, T., Kusumoto, K. I., Kabayama, S., Katakura, Y. & Shirahata, S., Nov 8 2013, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 441, 1, p. 59-64 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Screening
Immunoglobulin G
Monoclonal Antibodies
Cells
CHO Cells
13 Citations (Scopus)

A simple sequence repeat- and single-nucleotide polymorphism-based genetic linkage map of the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens

Jairin, J., Kobayashi, T., Yamagata, Y., Sanada-Morimura, S., Mori, K., Tashiro, K., Kuhara, S., Kuwazaki, S., Urio, M., Suetsugu, Y., Yamamoto, K., Matsumura, M. & Yasui, H., Feb 1 2013, In : DNA Research. 20, 1, p. 17-30 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sequence Tagged Sites
Genetic Linkage
Information Storage and Retrieval
Microsatellite Repeats
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
9 Citations (Scopus)

A ternary conjugation system for the construction of DNA libraries for geobacillus kaustophilus HTA426

Suzuki, H., Wada, K., Furukawa, M., Doi, K. & Ohshima, T., Dec 6 2013, In : Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry. 77, 11, p. 2316-2318 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geobacillus
Gene Library
Orotidine-5'-Phosphate Decarboxylase
Genes
Libraries
10 Citations (Scopus)

Bifunctional gene cluster lnQBCDEF mediates bacteriocin production and immunity with differential genetic requirements

Iwatani, S., Horikiri, Y., Zendo, T., Nakayama, J. & Sonomoto, K., Apr 1 2013, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 79, 7, p. 2446-2449 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteriocins
bacteriocins
Multigene Family
immunity
multigene family
2 Citations (Scopus)

Biochemical characterization of two glutamate dehydrogenases with different cofactor specificities from a hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrobaculum calidifontis

Wakamatsu, T., Higashi, C., Ohmori, T., Doi, K. & Ohshima, T., Mar 19 2013, In : Extremophiles. 17, 3, p. 379-389 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyrobaculum
Glutamate Dehydrogenase
Coenzymes
Archaea
Hot Temperature

Biomineralization in geothermal environments

Doi, K. & Fujino, Y., Jan 1 2013, Thermophilic Microbes in Environmental and Industrial Biotechnology: Biotechnology of Thermophiles. Springer Netherlands, p. 233-247 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Silicon Dioxide
Thermus
Bacteria
Geological Phenomena
Inorganic Chemicals
15 Citations (Scopus)

Caloric restriction-Associated remodeling of rat white adipose tissue: Effects on the growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor-1 axis, sterol regulatory element binding protein-1, and macrophage infiltration

Chujo, Y., Fujii, N., Okita, N., Konishi, T., Narita, T., Yamada, A., Haruyama, Y., Tashiro, K., Chiba, T., Shimokawa, I. & Higami, Y., Aug 1 2013, In : Age. 35, 4, p. 1143-1156 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sterol Regulatory Element Binding Protein 1
Caloric Restriction
White Adipose Tissue
Somatomedins
Growth Hormone
15 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic function of an Epsilon-class glutathione S-transferase of the silkworm

Yamamoto, K., Aso, Y. & Yamada, N., Oct 1 2013, In : Insect Molecular Biology. 22, 5, p. 523-531 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bombyx
silkworms
Glutathione Transferase
glutathione transferase
Enzymes
27 Citations (Scopus)

CD36 homolog divergence is responsible for the selectivity of carotenoid species migration to the silk gland of the silkworm Bombyx mori

Sakudoh, T., Kuwazaki, S., Iizuka, T., Narukawa, J., Yamamoto, K., Uchino, K., Sezutsu, H., Banno, Y. & Tsuchida, K., Feb 1 2013, In : Journal of Lipid Research. 54, 2, p. 482-495 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bombyx
Silk
Carotenoids
Genes
Lutein
13 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of d-amino acid aminotransferase from Lactobacillus salivarius

Kobayashi, J., Shimizu, Y., Mutaguchi, Y., Doi, K. & Ohshima, T., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic. 94, p. 15-22 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transaminases
Amino acids
Alanine
Amino Acids
Pyridoxal Phosphate
10 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of genome-reduced fission yeast strains

Sasaki, M., Kumagai, H., Takegawa, K. & Tohda, H., May 1 2013, In : Nucleic acids research. 41, 10, p. 5382-5399 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schizosaccharomyces
Chromosomes
Genome
Genes
Gene Expression
5 Citations (Scopus)

Chemically defined media and auxotrophy of the prolific l-lactic acid producer Lactococcus lactis IO-1

Machii, M., Watanabe, S., Zendo, T., Chibazakura, T., Sonomoto, K., Shimizu-Kadota, M. & Yoshikawa, H., May 1 2013, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 115, 5, p. 481-484 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactococcus lactis
Xylose
Vitamins
Lactic acid
Glucose
3 Citations (Scopus)

Clarification of the role of protein in carbonmonoxy myoglobin by investigating electronic states

Chiba, K., Hirano, T., Sato, F. & Okamoto, M., Nov 5 2013, In : International Journal of Quantum Chemistry. 113, 21, p. 2345-2354 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

myoglobin
Molecular mechanics
Myoglobin
Quantum theory
Electronic states
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cloning and characterization of a microsomal epoxide hydrolase from Heliothis virescens

Kamita, S. G., Yamamoto, K., Dadala, M. M., Pha, K., Morisseau, C., Escaich, A. & Hammock, B. D., Mar 1 2013, In : Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 43, 3, p. 219-228 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

epoxide hydrolase
Epoxide Hydrolases
Heliothis virescens
Cloning
juvenile hormones
8 Citations (Scopus)

Construction of a ligD disruptant for efficient gene targeting in white koji mold, aspergillus kawachii

Tashiro, S., Futagami, T., Wada, S., Kajiwara, Y., Takashita, H., Omori, T., Takahashi, T., Yamada, O., Takegawa, K. & Goto, M., Jul 30 2013, In : Journal of General and Applied Microbiology. 59, 3, p. 257-260 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Microbial Genetics
Gene Knockout Techniques
Fungal Proteins
Gene Targeting
Homologous Recombination
51 Citations (Scopus)

Continuous butanol fermentation from xylose with high cell density by cell recycling system

Zheng, J., Tashiro, Y., Yoshida, T., Gao, M., Wang, Q. & Sonomoto, K., Jan 1 2013, In : Bioresource Technology. 129, p. 360-365 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Butanols
Xylose
Butenes
Fermentation
fermentation
15 Citations (Scopus)

Crystal structure of a Bombyx mori sigma-class glutathione transferase exhibiting prostaglandin e synthase activity

Yamamoto, K., Higashiura, A., Suzuki, M., Aritake, K., Urade, Y., Uodome, N. & Nakagawa, A., Jun 1 2013, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects. 1830, 6, p. 3711-3718 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bombyx
Prostaglandin-Endoperoxide Synthases
Glutathione Transferase
Prostaglandins
Glutathione