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A defective prostaglandin E synthase could affect egg formation in the silkworm Bombyx mori

Yamamoto, K., Tsubota, T., Uno, T., Tsujita, Y., Yokota, S., Sezutsu, H. & Mita, K., Jan 8 2020, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 521, 2, p. 347-352 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bombyx
Prostaglandins E
Dinoprostone
Ovum
Genes
Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex
Synechococcus
Acetyl Coenzyme A
Fluxes
Pyruvic Acid

Methane production from food waste via mesophilic anaerobic digestion with ethanol pre-fermentation: Methanogenic pathway and microbial community analyses

Zou, H., Gao, M., Yu, M., Zhang, W., Zhang, S., Wu, C., Tashiro, Y. & Wang, Q., Feb 2020, In : Bioresource Technology. 297, 122450.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anaerobic digestion
Methane
Fermentation
fermentation
microbial community
2019
3 Citations (Scopus)

A comprehensive reference transcriptome resource for the Iberian ribbed newt Pleurodeles waltl, an emerging model for developmental and regeneration biology

Matsunami, M., Suzuki, M., Haramoto, Y., Fukui, A., Inoue, T., Yamaguchi, K., Uchiyama, I., Mori, K., Tashiro, K., Ito, Y., Takeuchi, T., Suzuki, K. I. T., Agata, K., Shigenobu, S. & Hayashi, T., Jan 1 2019, In : DNA Research. 26, 3, p. 217-229 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pleurodeles
Salamandridae
Developmental Biology
Transcriptome
Regeneration
Open Access
glutathione dehydrogenase (ascorbate)
Nilaparvata lugens
Glutathione Reductase
Glutathione Transferase
glutathione transferase

Association between Serum β-Alanine and Risk of Dementia

Hata, J., Ohara, T., Katakura, Y., Shimizu, K., Yamashita, S., Yoshida, D., Honda, T., Hirakawa, Y., Shibata, M., Sakata, S., Kitazono, T., Kuhara, S. & Ninomiya, T., Sep 1 2019, In : American journal of epidemiology. 188, 9, p. 1637-1645 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alanine
Dementia
Anserine
Carnosine
Confidence Intervals

BELL1-like homeobox genes regulate inflorescence architecture and meristem maintenance in rice

Ikeda, T., Tanaka, W., Toriba, T., Suzuki, C., Maeno, A., Tsuda, K., Shiroishi, T., Kurata, T., Sakamoto, T., Murai, M., Matsusaka, H., Kumamaru, T. & Hirano, H. Y., May 1 2019, In : Plant Journal. 98, 3, p. 465-478 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inflorescence
homeotic genes
Meristem
Homeobox Genes
meristems
1 Citation (Scopus)

Carnosine induces intestinal cells to secrete exosomes that activate neuronal cells

Sugihara, Y., Onoue, S., Tashiro, K., Sato, M., Hasegawa, T. & Katakura, Y., May 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 5, e0217394.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
exosomes
Carnosine
Exosomes
carnosine
neurons

Catechol O-methyltransferase homologs in Schizosaccharomyces pombe are response factors to alkaline and salt stress

Tominaga, A., Higuchi, Y., Mori, H., Akai, M., Suyama, A., Yamada, N. & Takegawa, K., Jun 18 2019, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 103, 12, p. 4881-4887 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catechol O-Methyltransferase
Schizosaccharomyces
Salts
Microarray Analysis
Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cellulase productivity of Trichoderma reesei mutants developed in Japan varies with varying pH conditions

Hirasawa, H., Shioya, K., Mori, K., Tashiro, K., Aburatani, S., Shida, Y., Kuhara, S. & Ogasawara, W., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 128, 3, p. 264-273 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trichoderma
Cellulase
Japan
Productivity
Enzymes

Chemo-enzymatic synthesis of p-nitrophenyl β-D-galactofuranosyl disaccharides from Aspergillus sp. fungal-type galactomannan

Ota, R., Okamoto, Y., Vavricka, C. J., Oka, T., Matsunaga, E., Takegawa, K., Kiyota, H. & Izumi, M., Feb 1 2019, In : Carbohydrate Research. 473, p. 99-103 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disaccharides
Aspergillus
Polysaccharides
Glycoconjugates
Cell Wall

Complete genome sequence of enterococcus faecium qu50, a thermophilic lactic acid bacterium capable of metabolizing xylose

Abe, K., Kanesaki, Y., Abdel-Rahman, M. A., Watanabe, S., Zendo, T., Chibazakura, T., Shimizu-Kadota, M., Sonomoto, K. & Yoshikawa, H., May 23 2019, In : Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8, 21, e0041319.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Enterococcus faecium
Xylose
Lactic Acid
Genome
Bacteria
2 Citations (Scopus)

Comprehensive behavioral analysis and quantification of brain free amino acids of C57BL/6J congenic mice carrying the 1473G allele in tryptophan hydroxylase-2

Koshimizu, H., Hirata, N., Takao, K., Toyama, K., Ichinose, T., Furuya, S. & Miyakawa, T., Mar 1 2019, In : Neuropsychopharmacology Reports. 39, 1, p. 56-60 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Congenic Mice
Tryptophan Hydroxylase
Serotonin
Alleles
Amino Acids
1 Citation (Scopus)

Continuous cell culture monitoring using a compact microplate reader with a silicone optical technology-based spatial filter

Nakashima, Y., Kounoura, M., Malasuk, C., Nakakubo, K., Watanabe, N., Iwata, S., Morita, K., Oki, Y., Kuhara, S., Tashiro, K. & Nakanishi, Y., Mar 1 2019, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 90, 3, 035106.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Continuous cell culture
silicones
readers
Silicones
Cell culture
Lactic acid
Triticum
Lactic Acid
Bacteria
Yeast

Dynamics of microbial populations responsible for biodegradation during the full-scale treatment of palm oil mill effluent

Mohd-Nor, D., Ramli, N., Sharuddin, S. S., Hassan, M. A., Mustapha, N. A., Ariffin, H., Sakai, K., Tashiro, Y., Shirai, Y. & Maeda, T., Jan 1 2019, In : Microbes and Environments. 34, 2, p. 121-128 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
oil mill effluents
biodegradation
acetic acid
mill
methanogens

Effect of high temperature on starch biosynthetic enzymes and starch structure in japonica rice cultivar ‘Akitakomachi’ (Oryza sativa L.) endosperm and palatability of cooked rice

Kato, K., Suzuki, Y., Hosaka, Y., Takahashi, R., Kodama, I., Sato, K., Kawamoto, T., Kumamaru, T. & Fujita, N., May 1 2019, In : Journal of Cereal Science. 87, p. 209-214 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endosperm
palatability
Starch
endosperm
Oryza sativa
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of in ovo feeding of L-leucine on amino acids metabolism and heat-shock protein-70, and -90 mRNA expression in heat-exposed chicks

Han, G., Yang, H., Wang, Y., Zhang, R., Tashiro, K., Bungo, T., Furuse, M. & Surchowdhury, V., Mar 1 2019, In : Poultry science. 98, 3, p. 1243-1253 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

amino acid metabolism
leucine
broiler chickens
chicks
heat

Eukaryotic peptide chain release factor 1 participates in translation termination of specific cysteine-poor prolamines in rice endosperm

Elakhdar, A., Ushijima, T., Fukuda, M., Yamashiro, N., Kawagoe, Y. & Kumamaru, T., Apr 1 2019, In : Plant Science. 281, p. 223-231 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phenylpropanolamine
Endosperm
prolamins
translation (genetics)
endosperm
Open Access
Delphacidae
Nilaparvata lugens
glutathione transferase
Hemiptera
insecticides

Galactofuranosidase from JHA 19 Streptomyces sp. subcloning and biochemical characterization

Seničar, M., Legentil, L., Ferrières, V., Eliseeva, S. V., Petoud, S., Takegawa, K., Lafite, P. & Daniellou, R., Jul 1 2019, In : Carbohydrate Research. 480, p. 35-41 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Streptomyces
Hydrolases
Enzymes
Substrate Specificity
Metabolism

Highly efficient continuous acetone–butanol–ethanol production from mixed sugars without carbon catabolite repression

Kihara, T., Noguchi, T., Tashiro, Y., Sakai, K. & Sonomoto, K., Sep 2019, In : Bioresource Technology Reports. 7, 100185.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sugars
sugar
Carbon
Xylose
Fermentation

Identification and characterization of superoxide dismutase in silkworm seminal fluid

Nagaoka, S. & Yamamoto, K., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Insect Biotechnology and Sericology. 88, 2, p. 39-47 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bombyx
silkworms
Antioxidants
Superoxide Dismutase
Spermatozoa

Identification and expression analysis of the replication factor C protein in the silkworm, Bombyx mori

Yamamoto, K., Haque, M. R. & Saruta, F., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Insect Biotechnology and Sericology. 88, 1, p. 17-20 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Replication Protein C
Bombyx
DNA replication
Bombyx mori
silkworms
1 Citation (Scopus)
Enterobacter
Bombyx
Proteins
Genes
Plasmids
2 Citations (Scopus)
Morus
Bombyx
nitrogen metabolism
uric acid
silkworms

Identification of polyphenols that repair the ultraviolet-B-induced DNA damage via SIRT1-dependent XPC/XPA activation

Chong, Z., Matsuo, H., Onoue, S., Yamamoto, H., Ito, H. & Katakura, Y., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Functional Foods. 54, p. 119-127 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyphenols
DNA damage
DNA Damage
ultraviolet radiation
polyphenols

Isolation and characterization of spontaneous phage-resistant mutants of Lactobacillus paracasei

Sunthornthummas, S., Doi, K., Rangsiruji, A., Krajangsung, S., Sarawaneeyaruk, S. & Pringsulaka, O., May 1 2019, In : Food Control. 99, p. 114-123 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactobacillus paracasei
bacteriophages
Bacteriophages
mutants
chemical derivatives

Koji glycosylceramide commonly contained in Japanese traditional fermented foods alters cholesterol metabolism in obese mice

Hamajima, H., Tanaka, M., Miyagawa, M., Sakamoto, M., Nakamura, T., Yanagita, T., Nishimukai, M., Mitsutake, S., Nakayama, J., Nagao, K. & Kitagaki, H., Jan 1 2019, In : Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry. 83, 8, p. 1514-1522 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obese Mice
Metabolism
Cholesterol
Food
Liver

L-Leucine increases the daily body temperature and affords thermotolerance in broiler chicks

Han, G., Yang, H., Wang, Y., Haraguchi, S., Miyazaki, T., Bungo, T., Tashiro, K., Furuse, M. & Chowdhury, V. S., Jun 2019, In : Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. 32, 6, p. 842-848 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Body Temperature
heat tolerance
Leucine
body temperature
leucine

Mode and structure of the bacterial community on human scalp hair

Watanabe, K., Nishi, E., Tashiro, Y. & Sakai, K., Jan 1 2019, In : Microbes and Environments. 34, 3, p. 252-259 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
hair
bacterial communities
hairs
trichomes
shaft
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modification of carbon metabolism in Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942 by cyanophage-derived sigma factors for bioproduction improvement

Sawa, N., Tatsuke, T., Ogawa, A., Hirokawa, Y., Osanai, T. & Hanai, T., Feb 1 2019, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 127, 2, p. 256-264 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synechococcus
Sigma Factor
Metabolism
Bacteriophages
Carbon

Molecular characterization and expression analysis of a phosphoserine aminotransferase involving l-serine synthesis from silkworm, Bombyx mori

Haque, M. R., Hirowatari, A., Koyanagi, A., Ichinose, T., Abiru, M., Mohri, S., Furuya, S. & Yamamoto, K., Jun 1 2019, In : Archives of insect biochemistry and physiology. 101, 2, e21553.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phosphoserine aminotransferase
silk glands
Bombyx
Silk
transaminases
1 Citation (Scopus)

Molecular structure of a 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase from the silkworm Bombyx mori

Haque, M. R., Higashiura, A., Nakagawa, A., Hirowatari, A., Furuya, S. & Yamamoto, K., Apr 2019, In : FEBS Open Bio. 9, 4, p. 618-628 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Methylenetetrahydrofolate Dehydrogenase (NADP)
Bombyx
Molecular Structure
Morus
Molecular structure
1 Citation (Scopus)

Plasmid-encoded glycosyltransferase operon is responsible for exopolysaccharide production, cell aggregation, and bile resistance in a probiotic strain, Lactobacillus brevis KB290

Fukao, M., Zendo, T., Inoue, T., Nakayama, J., Suzuki, S., Fukaya, T., Yajima, N. & Sonomoto, K., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 128, 4, p. 391-397 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactobacillus brevis
Glycosyltransferases
Cell Aggregation
Probiotics
Operon
4 Citations (Scopus)

Protective effect of lactobacillus reuteri KUB-AC5 against salmonella enteritidis challenge in chickens

Nakphaichit, M., Sobanbua, S., Siemuang, S., Vongsangnak, W., Nakayama, J. & Nitisinprasert, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Beneficial Microbes. 10, 1, p. 43-54 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactobacillus reuteri
Salmonella enteritidis
Salmonella
Chickens
Salmonella Infections

Relation between cell-bound exopolysaccharide production via plasmid-encoded genes and rugose colony morphology in the probiotic Lactobacillus brevis KB290

Fukao, M., Zendo, T., Inoue, T., Fuke, N., Moriuchi, T., Yamane, Y., Nakayama, J., Sonomoto, K. & Fukaya, T., Dec 1 2019, In : Animal Science Journal. 90, 12, p. 1575-1580 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactobacillus brevis
exopolysaccharides
Probiotics
probiotics
plasmids

Rescue from Stx2-Producing E. coli-Associated Encephalopathy by Intravenous Injection of Muse Cells in NOD-SCID Mice

Ozuru, R., Wakao, S., Tsuji, T., Ohara, N., Matsuba, T., Amuran, M. Y., Isobe, J., Iino, M., Nishida, N., Matsumoto, S., Iwadate, K., Konishi, N., Yasuda, K., Tashiro, K., Hida, M., Yadoiwa, A., Kato, S., Yamashita, E., Matsumoto, S., Kurozawa, Y. & 2 others, Dezawa, M. & Fujii, J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Therapy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
Brain Diseases
Intravenous Injections
Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli
Escherichia coli
1 Citation (Scopus)

Selective suppression of cell growth and programmed cell death-ligand 1 expression in HT1080 fibrosarcoma cells by low molecular weight fucoidan extract

Teruya, K., Kusumoto, Y., Eto, H., Nakamichi, N. & Shirahata, S., Jul 19 2019, In : Marine Drugs. 17, 7, 421.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Fibrosarcoma
Cell Death
Molecular Weight
Ligands
Growth
2 Citations (Scopus)

Semi-hydrolysate of paper pulp without pretreatment enables a consolidated fermentation system with in situ product recovery for the production of butanol

Zhao, T., Yasuda, K., Tashiro, Y., Darmayanti, R. F., Sakai, K. & Sonomoto, K., Apr 1 2019, In : Bioresource Technology. 278, p. 57-65 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Butanols
Butenes
Fermentation
fermentation
Pulp
Glycine Hydroxymethyltransferase
glycine hydroxymethyltransferase
Bombyx
Bombyx mori
silkworms

Structural basis for the specific cleavage of core-fucosylated N-glycans by endo-N-acetylglucosaminidase from the fungus Cordyceps militaris

Seki, H., Huang, Y., Arakawa, T., Yamada, C., Kinoshita, T., Iwamoto, S., Higuchi, Y., Takegawa, K. & Fushinobu, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 294, 45, p. 17143-17154 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cordyceps
Acetylglucosaminidase
Fucose
Fungi
Polysaccharides
1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthetic microbial consortium with specific roles designated by genetic circuits for cooperative chemical production

Honjo, H., Iwasaki, K., Soma, Y., Tsuruno, K., Hamada, H. & Hanai, T., Sep 1 2019, In : Metabolic Engineering. 55, p. 268-275 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbial Consortia
Enzymes
Networks (circuits)
Microorganisms
Metabolic Networks and Pathways

The association between gut microbiota development and maturation of intestinal bile acid metabolism in the first 3 y of healthy Japanese infants

Tanaka, M., Sanefuji, M., Morokuma, S., Yoden, M., Momoda, R., Sonomoto, K., Ogawa, M., Kato, K. & Nakayama, J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Gut Microbes.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bile Acids and Salts
Microbiota
Lactation
Ruminococcus
Lithocholic Acid

The gelatinase biosynthesis-activating pheromone binds and stabilises the FsrB membrane protein in Enterococcus faecalis quorum sensing

Littlewood, S., Tattersall, H., Hughes, C. S., Hussain, R., Ma, P., Harding, S. E., Nakayama, J. & Phillips-Jones, M. K., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : FEBS Letters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Quorum Sensing
Membrane Proteins
Hot Temperature
gelatinase biosynthesis-activating pheromone
Denaturation

The Role of RNA-Binding Protein OsTudor-SN in Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Seed Storage Proteins and Endosperm Development

Chou, H. L., Tian, L., Fukuda, M., Kumamaru, T. & Okita, T. W., Oct 1 2019, In : Plant and Cell Physiology. 60, 10, p. 2193-2205 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seed Storage Proteins
Endosperm
RNA-binding proteins
seed storage proteins
RNA-Binding Proteins

Ursolic Acid Isolated from the Leaves of Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) Inhibited Osteoclast Differentiation through Targeting Exportin 5

Tan, H., Zhao, C., Zhu, Q., Katakura, Y., Tanaka, H., Ohnuki, K. & Shimizu, K., Mar 27 2019, In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 67, 12, p. 3333-3340 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eriobotrya
Karyopherins
Eriobotrya japonica
ursolic acid
osteoclasts
2018

A conserved motif is essential for the correct assembly of proglutelins and for their export from the endoplasmic reticulum in rice endosperm

Tian, L., Xing, Y., Fukuda, M., Li, R., Kumamaru, T., Qian, D., Dong, X. & Qu, L. Q., Oct 12 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Botany. 69, 21, p. 5029-5043 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endosperm
Endoplasmic Reticulum
endoplasmic reticulum
endosperm
rice
1 Citation (Scopus)

Alcaligenaceae and Chromatiaceae as reliable bioindicators present in palm oil mill effluent final discharge treated by different biotreatment processes

Mohd-Nor, D., Ramli, N., Sharuddin, S. S., Hassan, M. A., Mustapha, N. A., Amran, A., Sakai, K., Shirai, Y. & Maeda, T., Dec 1 2018, In : Ecological Indicators. 95, p. 468-473 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alcaligenaceae
oil mill effluents
Chromatiaceae
bioindicator
mill
1 Citation (Scopus)

Amycolatopsis silviterrae sp. Nov., isolated from forest soil

Jamjan, W., Suriyachadkun, C., Tanasupawat, S., Sakai, K., Tashiro, Y., Okugawa, Y. & Tongpim, S., May 2018, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 68, 5, p. 1455-1460 6 p., 002687.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amycolatopsis
forest soils
forest soil
Soil
phospholipid