Dr. Toshiaki Kudo, PhD - RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) - chief scientist

Dr. Toshiaki Kudo

PhD

RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)

chief scientist

wako, saitama | Japan

Main Specialties: Medical Microbiology

Additional Specialties: microbiology

Dr. Toshiaki Kudo, PhD - RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) - chief scientist

Dr. Toshiaki Kudo

PhD

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Primary Affiliation: RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) - wako, saitama , Japan

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96Publications

1110Reads

74Profile Views

1270PubMed Central Citations

Identification of 9α-hydroxy-17-oxo-1,2,3,4,10,19-hexanorandrost-6-en-5-oic acid and β-oxidation products of the C-17 side chain in cholic acid degradation by Comamonas testosteroni TA441.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 2014 Sep 5;143:306-22. Epub 2014 May 5.

RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-shi, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsbmb.2014.04.014DOI Listing
September 2014
7 Reads
4 Citations
3.630 Impact Factor

Sporomusa intestinalis sp. nov., a homoacetogenic bacterium isolated from the gut of a higher termite, Termes comis (Termitinae).

J Gen Appl Microbiol 2013 ;59(4):321-4

Department of Food, Life, and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamagata University, Tsuruoka, Yamagata 997-8555, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2323/jgam.59.321DOI Listing
February 2014
15 Reads
0.943 Impact Factor

Physiological characterization of aerobic culturable bacteria in the intestine of the sea cucumber Apostichopus japonicus.

J Gen Appl Microbiol 2013 ;59(1):1-10

Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki 852-8521, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2323/jgam.59.1DOI Listing
November 2013
39 Reads
7 Citations
0.943 Impact Factor

Diversity and function of aerobic culturable bacteria in the intestine of the sea cucumber Holothuria leucospilota.

J Gen Appl Microbiol 2012 ;58(6):447-56

Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki 852-8521, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2323/jgam.58.447DOI Listing
November 2013
5 Reads
5 Citations
0.943 Impact Factor

Heterologous expression and characterization of a glycoside hydrolase family 45 endo-β-1,4-glucanase from a symbiotic protist of the lower termite, Reticulitermes speratus.

Appl Biochem Biotechnol 2013 Mar 25;169(6):1910-8. Epub 2013 Jan 25.

Biomass Research Platform Team, Biomass Engineering Program, Research Cluster for Innovation, RIKEN, 1-7-29 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12010-012-9992-1DOI Listing
March 2013
1 Read
1 Citation
1.740 Impact Factor

Screening of optimal cellulases from symbiotic protists of termites through expression in the secretory pathway of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2011 7;75(11):2260-3. Epub 2011 Nov 7.

Biotechnology Laboratory, Toyota Central R&D Labs, Inc, Aichi, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1271/bbb.110490DOI Listing
March 2012
3 Reads
3 Citations
1.063 Impact Factor

Steroid degradation in Comamonas testosteroni.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 2012 Mar 5;129(1-2):4-14. Epub 2010 Nov 5.

RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Wako-shi, Saitama, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsbmb.2010.10.008DOI Listing
March 2012
12 Reads
33 Citations
3.630 Impact Factor

Characterization of Halomonas sp. strain H11 α-glucosidase activated by monovalent cations and its application for efficient synthesis of α-D-glucosylglycerol.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2012 Mar 6;78(6):1836-45. Epub 2012 Jan 6.

Nihon Shokuhin Kako Co., Ltd., Shizuoka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.07514-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3298133PMC
March 2012
10 Reads
5 Citations
3.670 Impact Factor

Steroid degradation genes in Comamonas testosteroni TA441: Isolation of genes encoding a Δ4(5)-isomerase and 3α- and 3β-dehydrogenases and evidence for a 100 kb steroid degradation gene hot spot.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 2010 Oct 8;122(4):253-63. Epub 2010 Jun 8.

RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-shi, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsbmb.2010.06.002DOI Listing
October 2010
5 Reads
9 Citations
3.630 Impact Factor

Heterologous expression and characterization of an endoglucanase from a symbiotic protist of the lower termite, Reticulitermes speratus.

Appl Biochem Biotechnol 2010 Feb 29;160(4):1168-78. Epub 2009 Apr 29.

Laboratory of Environmental Molecular Biology, RIKEN, 1-7-29 Suehiro-cho, Tsurumi-ward, Kanagawa 230-0045, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12010-009-8626-8DOI Listing
February 2010
13 Reads
7 Citations
1.740 Impact Factor

Bacterial genes in the aphid genome: absence of functional gene transfer from Buchnera to its host.

PLoS Genet 2010 Feb 26;6(2):e1000827. Epub 2010 Feb 26.

Department of Liberal Arts, The Open University of Japan, Chiba, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1000827DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2829048PMC
February 2010
24 Reads
52 Citations

Phylogenetic analysis of cellulolytic enzyme genes from representative lineages of termites and a related cockroach.

PLoS One 2010 Jan 8;5(1):e8636. Epub 2010 Jan 8.

Laboratory of Environmental Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0008636PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2797642PMC
January 2010
19 Reads
15 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Analysis of two gene clusters involved in the degradation of 4-fluorophenol by Arthrobacter sp. strain IF1.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2009 Dec 16;75(24):7767-73. Epub 2009 Oct 16.

Department of Biochemistry, Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute, University of Groningen, NL-9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00171-09DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2794112PMC
December 2009
17 Reads
4 Citations
3.670 Impact Factor

Termite-microbe symbiotic system and its efficient degradation of lignocellulose.

Authors:
Toshiaki Kudo

Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2009 Dec 7;73(12):2561-7. Epub 2009 Dec 7.

Faculty of Fisheries, Nagasaki University, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1271/bbb.90304DOI Listing
December 2009
1 Read
8 Citations
1.063 Impact Factor

The MrpA, MrpB and MrpD subunits of the Mrp antiporter complex in Bacillus subtilis contain membrane-embedded and essential acidic residues.

Microbiology 2009 Jul 23;155(Pt 7):2137-2147. Epub 2009 Apr 23.

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/mic.0.025205-0DOI Listing
July 2009
6 Reads
10 Citations
2.560 Impact Factor

Functional expression of three Rieske non-heme iron oxygenases derived from actinomycetes in Rhodococcus species for investigation of their degradation capabilities of dibenzofuran and chlorinated dioxins.

Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2009 Apr 7;73(4):822-7. Epub 2009 Apr 7.

Ecomolecular Biorecycling Science Research Team, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1271/bbb.80680DOI Listing
April 2009
2 Reads
1.063 Impact Factor

The GAF-like-domain-containing transcriptional regulator DfdR is a sensor protein for dibenzofuran and several hydrophobic aromatic compounds.

J Bacteriol 2009 Jan 24;191(1):123-34. Epub 2008 Oct 24.

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research), Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.01112-08DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2612418PMC
January 2009
4 Reads
4 Citations
2.810 Impact Factor

Codon optimization prevents premature polyadenylation of heterologously-expressed cellulases from termite-gut symbionts in Aspergillus oryzae.

J Gen Appl Microbiol 2008 Dec;54(6):343-51

Department of Biotechnology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2323/jgam.54.343DOI Listing
December 2008
1 Read
3 Citations
0.943 Impact Factor

Genome of an endosymbiont coupling N2 fixation to cellulolysis within protist cells in termite gut.

Science 2008 Nov;322(5904):1108-9

Ecomolecular Biorecycling Science Research Team, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1165578DOI Listing
November 2008
7 Reads
51 Citations
31.480 Impact Factor

Involvement of putative response regulator genes of the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae in osmotic stress response, fungicide action, and pathogenicity.

Curr Genet 2008 Oct 23;54(4):185-95. Epub 2008 Aug 23.

RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00294-008-0211-0DOI Listing
October 2008
21 Reads
19 Citations
2.682 Impact Factor

Antagonistic interaction between systemic acquired resistance and the abscisic acid-mediated abiotic stress response in Arabidopsis.

Plant Cell 2008 Jun 27;20(6):1678-92. Epub 2008 Jun 27.

Plant Acquired Immunity Research Unit, Advanced Science Institute, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1105/tpc.107.054296DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2483369PMC
June 2008
36 Reads
87 Citations
9.340 Impact Factor

Complete genome of the uncultured Termite Group 1 bacteria in a single host protist cell.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2008 Apr 7;105(14):5555-60. Epub 2008 Apr 7.

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0801389105DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2291132PMC
April 2008
1 Read
59 Citations
9.810 Impact Factor

Transcriptome analysis of the digestive organs of Hodotermopsis sjostedti, a lower termite that hosts mutualistic microorganisms in its hindgut.

Zoolog Sci 2008 Apr;25(4):401-6

Laboratory of Environmental Molecular Biology, RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-city, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2108/zsj.25.401DOI Listing
April 2008
9 Citations
0.860 Impact Factor

AtNFXL1, an Arabidopsis homologue of the human transcription factor NF-X1, functions as a negative regulator of the trichothecene phytotoxin-induced defense response.

Plant J 2008 Feb 6;53(3):450-64. Epub 2007 Dec 6.

Division of Functional Genomics, Advanced Science Research Center, Kanazawa University, 13-1 Takaramachi, Kanazawa 920-0934, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-313X.2007.03353.xDOI Listing
February 2008
13 Reads
11 Citations
5.972 Impact Factor

Candidatus Symbiothrix dinenymphae: bristle-like Bacteroidales ectosymbionts of termite gut protists.

Environ Microbiol 2007 Oct;9(10):2631-5

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2007.01365.xDOI Listing
October 2007
18 Reads
5 Citations
6.201 Impact Factor

Hydrogen production by termite gut protists: characterization of iron hydrogenases of Parabasalian symbionts of the termite Coptotermes formosanus.

Eukaryot Cell 2007 Oct 31;6(10):1925-32. Epub 2007 Aug 31.

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Hirosawa 2-1, Wako, Saitama, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/EC.00251-07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2043399PMC
October 2007
74 Reads
7 Citations

The motility symbiont of the termite gut flagellate Caduceia versatilis is a member of the "Synergistes" group.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2007 Oct 3;73(19):6270-6. Epub 2007 Aug 3.

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00750-07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2074993PMC
October 2007
5 Reads
9 Citations
3.670 Impact Factor

The antifungal polyketide ambruticin targets the HOG pathway.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2007 Oct 13;51(10):3734-6. Epub 2007 Aug 13.

Kosan Biosciences Inc, Hayward, CA 94545, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00369-07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2043265PMC
October 2007
7 Reads
7 Citations
4.480 Impact Factor

Simple and sensitive method for pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) analysis in various foods using liquid chromatography/electrospray-ionization tandem mass spectrometry.

J Agric Food Chem 2007 Sep 9;55(18):7258-63. Epub 2007 Aug 9.

Graduate School of Agriculture, Meiji University, DRI, RIKEN, PSC, RIKEN, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf070483rDOI Listing
September 2007
34 Reads
6 Citations
2.912 Impact Factor

Molecular phylogenetic position of the genera Stephanonympha and Caduceia (Parabasalia) inferred from nuclear small subunit rRNA gene sequences.

J Eukaryot Microbiol 2007 Jan-Feb;54(1):93-9

Inserm, U547, Institut Pasteur de Lille, 1 Rue du Professeur Calmette, BP 245, 59019 Lille cedex, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1550-7408.2006.00234.xDOI Listing
September 2007
34 Reads
3 Citations
3.220 Impact Factor

Morphological and molecular identification of non-Tritrichomonas foetus trichomonad protozoa from the bovine preputial cavity.

J Eukaryot Microbiol 2007 Mar-Apr;54(2):161-8

Inserm, U547, Institut Pasteur de Lille, 1 Rue du Professeur Calmette, BP 245, 59019 Lille Cedex, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1550-7408.2007.00247.xDOI Listing
September 2007
6 Reads
4 Citations
3.220 Impact Factor

The candidate phylum 'Termite Group 1' of bacteria: phylogenetic diversity, distribution, and endosymbiont members of various gut flagellated protists.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2007 Jun 28;60(3):467-76. Epub 2007 Mar 28.

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Saitama, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6941.2007.00311.xDOI Listing
June 2007
4 Reads
26 Citations
3.570 Impact Factor

Polychlorinated biphenyl/biphenyl degrading gene clusters in Rhodococcus sp. K37, HA99, and TA431 are different from well-known bph gene clusters of Rhodococci.

Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2007 May 7;71(5):1136-44. Epub 2007 May 7.

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN Institute, Wako, Saitama, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1271/bbb.60551DOI Listing
May 2007
1 Read
3 Citations
1.063 Impact Factor

In situ hybridization of termite microbes.

Methods Mol Biol 2007 ;353:105-12

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN Institute, Yokohama City, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1385/1-59745-229-7:105DOI Listing
April 2007
4 Reads
2 Citations

Transgenic rice plants expressing trichothecene 3-O-acetyltransferase show resistance to the Fusarium phytotoxin deoxynivalenol.

Plant Cell Rep 2007 Apr 10;26(4):531-8. Epub 2006 Oct 10.

Plant & Microbial Metabolic Engineering Research Unit and Laboratory for Remediation Research, Discovery Research Institute and Plant Science Center, RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00299-006-0251-1DOI Listing
April 2007
6 Reads
13 Citations
3.071 Impact Factor

Reduced contamination by the Fusarium mycotoxin zearalenone in maize kernels through genetic modification with a detoxification gene.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2007 Mar 5;73(5):1622-9. Epub 2007 Jan 5.

Plant & Microbial Metabolic Engineering Research Unit and Laboratory for Remediation Research, Discovery Research Institute (DRI), RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01077-06DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1828766PMC
March 2007
6 Reads
4 Citations
3.670 Impact Factor

Environmental cDNA analysis of the genes involved in lignocellulose digestion in the symbiotic protist community of Reticulitermes speratus.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2007 Mar 18;59(3):592-9. Epub 2007 Jan 18.

Laboratory of Environmental Molecular Biology, RIKEN, Saitama, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6941.2006.00237.xDOI Listing
March 2007
17 Reads
17 Citations
3.570 Impact Factor

Comparison of four protein phylogeny of parabasalian symbionts in termite guts.

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2007 Mar 7;42(3):847-53. Epub 2006 Oct 7.

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2006.09.016DOI Listing
March 2007
1 Read
6 Citations
3.920 Impact Factor

A fail-safe system for the ribosome under zinc-limiting conditions in Bacillus subtilis.

Mol Microbiol 2007 Jan 5;63(1):294-307. Epub 2006 Dec 5.

Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Research Information Center for Extremophile, College of Science, Rikkyo University, Toshima-ku Nishi-ikebukuro 3-34-1, Tokyo 171-8501, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2958.2006.05513.xDOI Listing
January 2007
2 Reads
30 Citations
4.420 Impact Factor

Large-scale identification of transcripts expressed in a symbiotic fungus (Termitomyces) during plant biomass degradation.

Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 2006 Nov 5;73(1):195-203. Epub 2006 Oct 5.

International Cooperative Research Project, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST-ICORP), Wako, Saitama, 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00253-006-0570-8DOI Listing
November 2006
2 Reads
8 Citations
3.340 Impact Factor

ORF18-disrupted mutant of Comamonas testosteroni TA441 accumulates significant amounts of 9,17-dioxo-1,2,3,4,10,19-hexanorandrostan-5-oic acid and its derivatives after incubation with steroids.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 2006 Sep 7;101(1):78-84. Epub 2006 Aug 7.

RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-shi, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsbmb.2006.06.006DOI Listing
September 2006
5 Reads
5 Citations
3.630 Impact Factor

Identification of a response regulator gene for catabolite control from a PCB-degrading beta-proteobacteria, Acidovorax sp. KKS102.

Mol Microbiol 2006 Jun;60(6):1563-75

Department of Environmental Life Sciences, Graduate School of Life Sciences, 2-1-1 Katahira, Sendai 980-8577, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2958.2006.05197.xDOI Listing
June 2006
2 Reads
10 Citations
4.420 Impact Factor

Functional involvement of membrane-embedded and conserved acidic residues in the ShaA subunit of the multigene-encoded Na+/H+ antiporter in Bacillus subtilis.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2006 May 26;1758(5):627-35. Epub 2006 Apr 26.

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbamem.2006.04.012DOI Listing
May 2006
6 Reads
9 Citations

A fluorescent antibiotic resistance marker for rapid production of transgenic rice plants.

J Biotechnol 2006 Apr 4;122(4):521-7. Epub 2005 Nov 4.

Laboratory for Remediation Research, Plant Science Center (PSC1) and Discovery Research Institute (DRI), RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2005.09.015DOI Listing
April 2006
32 Reads
3 Citations
2.871 Impact Factor

Phylogenetic and morphological diversity of Bacteroidales members associated with the gut wall of termites.

Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2006 Jan;70(1):211-8

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Saitama, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1271/bbb.70.211DOI Listing
January 2006
2 Reads
9 Citations
1.063 Impact Factor

Identification and characterization of ectosymbionts of distinct lineages in Bacteroidales attached to flagellated protists in the gut of termites and a wood-feeding cockroach.

Environ Microbiol 2006 Jan;8(1):11-20

PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, JST, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2005.00860.xDOI Listing
January 2006
28 Reads
21 Citations
6.201 Impact Factor

Isolation and characterization of a gene cluster for dibenzofuran degradation in a new dibenzofuran-utilizing bacterium, Paenibacillus sp. strain YK5.

Arch Microbiol 2006 Jan 12;184(5):305-15. Epub 2005 Nov 12.

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00203-005-0045-9DOI Listing
January 2006
19 Reads
7 Citations
1.670 Impact Factor

Symbiotic fungi produce laccases potentially involved in phenol degradation in fungus combs of fungus-growing termites in Thailand.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2005 Dec;71(12):7696-704

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.71.12.7696-7704.2005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1317398PMC
December 2005
80 Reads
11 Citations
3.670 Impact Factor

A shaE deletion mutant showed lower Na+ sensitivity compound to other deletion mutants in the Bacillus subtilis sodium/hydrogen antiporter (Sha) system.

J Biosci Bioeng 2003 ;95(3):306-9

Molecular Microbial Functions Division, Bioscience Technology Center, RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1389-1723(03)80035-xDOI Listing
November 2005
4 Reads
6 Citations

A model transgenic cereal plant with detoxification activity for the estrogenic mycotoxin zearalenone.

Transgenic Res 2005 Oct;14(5):713-7

Laboratory for Remediation Research, Plant Science Center, RIKEN, 1-7-22 Suehiro, Kanagawa, Tsurumi, Yokohama 230-0045, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11248-005-6633-2DOI Listing
October 2005
3 Reads
4 Citations
2.322 Impact Factor

Spatial distribution of bacterial phylotypes in the gut of the termite Reticulitermes speratus and the bacterial community colonizing the gut epithelium.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2005 Oct;54(2):247-55

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.femsec.2005.03.010DOI Listing
October 2005
14 Reads
15 Citations
3.570 Impact Factor

Screening of putative oxygenase genes in the Fusarium graminearum genome sequence database for their role in trichothecene biosynthesis.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2005 Oct;251(2):193-201

Laboratory for Remediation Research, and Plant and Microbial Metabolic Engineering Unit-Laboratory, Plant Science Center (PSC1) and Discovery Research Institute, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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Molecular phylogeny of parabasalids inferred from small subunit rRNA sequences, with emphasis on the Hypermastigea.

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2005 Jun 23;35(3):646-55. Epub 2005 Mar 23.

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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Comparison of bacterial communities in the alkaline gut segment among various species of higher termites.

Extremophiles 2005 Jun 26;9(3):229-38. Epub 2005 Apr 26.

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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An Os-1 family histidine kinase from a filamentous fungus confers fungicide-sensitivity to yeast.

Curr Genet 2005 May 18;47(5):298-306. Epub 2005 Mar 18.

RIKEN (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research), 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama, 351-0198, Japan.

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Molecular cloning and characterization of a cellulase gene from a symbiotic protist of the lower termite, Coptotermes formosanus.

Gene 2005 Apr;349:67-75

JST Bio-Recycle Project/Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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Transcriptome analysis of the aphid bacteriocyte, the symbiotic host cell that harbors an endocellular mutualistic bacterium, Buchnera.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2005 Apr 30;102(15):5477-82. Epub 2005 Mar 30.

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory and Genome Science Laboratory, RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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April 2005
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A two-component histidine kinase of the rice blast fungus is involved in osmotic stress response and fungicide action.

Fungal Genet Biol 2005 Mar 5;42(3):200-12. Epub 2005 Jan 5.

RIKEN (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research), 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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Steroid degradation gene cluster of Comamonas testosteroni consisting of 18 putative genes from meta-cleavage enzyme gene tesB to regulator gene tesR.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2004 Nov;324(2):597-604

RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-shi, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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The genes encoding the hydroxylase of 3-hydroxy-9,10-secoandrosta-1,3,5(10)-triene-9,17-dione in steroid degradation in Comamonas testosteroni TA441.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 2004 Oct;92(3):143-54

RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako-shi, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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Strategies for bioremediation of polychlorinated biphenyls.

Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 2004 Aug 10;65(3):250-8. Epub 2004 Jul 10.

Department of Environmental Life Sciences, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, 2-1-1 Katahira, Sendai, 980-8577, Japan.

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Zinc is a key factor in controlling alternation of two types of L31 protein in the Bacillus subtilis ribosome.

Mol Microbiol 2004 Apr;52(1):273-83

Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Frontier Project Life's Adaptation Strategies to Environmental Changes, College of Science, Rikkyo University, Toshima-ku Nishi-ikebukuro 3-34-1, Tokyo 171-8501, Japan.

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Multiplicity of 2,3-dihydroxybiphenyl dioxygenase genes in the Gram-positive polychlorinated biphenyl degrading bacterium Rhodococcus rhodochrous K37.

Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2004 Apr;68(4):787-95

Environmental Molecular Biology Laboratory, RIKEN Institute, Wako, Saitama, Japan.

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Altered gene expression in the transition phase by disruption of a Na+/H+ antiporter gene (shaA) in Bacillus subtilis.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2004 Mar;232(1):93-9

Saitama University, Saitama City, Saitama 338-8570, Japan.

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Enzymatic characterization of scytalone dehydratase Val75Met variant found in melanin biosynthesis dehydratase inhibitor (MBI-D) resistant strains of the rice blast fungus.

Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2004 Mar;68(3):615-21

Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

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Sporobolomyces magnisporus sp. nov., a new yeast species in the Erythrobasidium cluster isolated from plants in Taiwan.

J Gen Appl Microbiol 2003 Dec;49(6):337-44

Japan Collection of Microorganisms (JCM), Bioscience Technology Center, RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research), Wako 351-0198, Japan.

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Molecular phylogeny of three oxymonad genera: Pyrsonympha, Dinenympha and Oxymonas.

J Eukaryot Microbiol 2003 May-Jun;50(3):190-7

Bioscience Technology Center, RIKEN institute, 2-1, Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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Molecular analysis of bacterial microbiota in the gut of the termite Reticulitermes speratus (Isoptera; Rhinotermitidae).

FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2003 May;44(2):231-42

International Cooperative Research Project, Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST-ICORP), Saitama, Japan.

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Evaluation of primers and PCR conditions for the analysis of 16S rRNA genes from a natural environment.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2003 Apr;221(2):299-304

International Cooperative Research Project, Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST-ICORP), Saitama, Japan.

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April 2003
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Extraordinary proliferation of microorganisms in aposymbiotic pea aphids, Acyrthosiphon pisum.

J Invertebr Pathol 2003 Mar;82(3):152-61

Molecular Microbial Ecology Division, Bioscience Technology Center, RIKEN, (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research), Hirosawa 2-1, Wako-shi, 351-0198, Saitama, Japan.

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Phylogenetic position and in situ identification of ectosymbiotic spirochetes on protists in the termite gut.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2003 Jan;69(1):625-33

Molecular Microbial Ecology Division, Bioscience Technology Center, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351-019, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.69.1.625-633.2003DOI Listing
January 2003
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Novel approach to the improvement of biphenyl and polychlorinated biphenyl degradation activity: promoter implantation by homologous recombination.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2003 Jan;69(1):146-53

Department of Biotechnology, The University of Tokyo, 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8657, Japan.

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Molecular phylogeny of parabasalids inferred from small subunit rRNA sequences, with emphasis on the Devescovinidae and Calonymphidae (Trichomonadea).

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2002 Dec;25(3):545-56

Laboratory of Microbiology, RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research), Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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Plasmid-borne genes code for an angular dioxygenase involved in dibenzofuran degradation by Terrabacter sp. strain YK3.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2002 Aug;68(8):3716-23

Microbiology Laboratory, RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) Bio-Recycle Project, Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST), Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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Isolation and characterization of dibenzofuran-degrading actinomycetes: analysis of multiple extradiol dioxygenase genes in dibenzofuran-degrading Rhodococcus species.

Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2002 Jul;66(7):1462-72

Microbiology Laboratory, RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research), Wako, Saitama, Japan.

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July 2002
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Chloroplast-type ferredoxin involved in reactivation of catechol 2,3-dioxygenase from Pseudomonas sp. S 47.

J Biochem Mol Biol 2002 Jul;35(4):432-6

Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, and Research Institute for Genetic Engineering, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju 361-763, Korea.

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July 2002
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Isolation of a microorganism capable of degrading poly-(L-lactide).

J Gen Appl Microbiol 1999 Oct;45(5):247-251

Institute of Physical and Chemical Research ( RIKEN ), Wako 351-0198, Japan.

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October 1999
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Isolation and characterization of a new aromatic compound-degrading alkalitrophic bacteria.

J Gen Appl Microbiol 1998 Feb;44(1):101-106

Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN) and Research Development Corporation of Japan (JRDC), Wako 351-0198, Japan.

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February 1998
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