Naoki Kato

Summary

Affiliation: Gifu University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of R-95867, the active metabolite of a new oral carbapenem, CS-834, against anaerobic bacteria
    N Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, 40 Tsukasa Machi, Gifu 500 8705, Japan
    J Antimicrob Chemother 45:357-61. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint A new subtype of the metalloprotease toxin gene and the incidence of the three bft subtypes among Bacteroides fragilis isolates in Japan
    N Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, 40 Tsukasa Machi, Gifu, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 182:171-6. 2000
  3. pmc Prevalence of enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis in children with diarrhea in Japan
    N Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Gifu 500 8705, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 37:801-3. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiological study of vertical transmission of vaginal Lactobacillus species from mothers to newborn infants in Japanese, by arbitrarily primed polymerase chain reaction
    Yoshiko Matsumiya
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, 40 Tsukasa Machi, Gifu 500 8705, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 8:43-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative in-vitro and in-vivo activity of AM-1155 against anaerobic bacteria
    N Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Antimicrob Chemother 40:631-7. 1997
  6. pmc New insertion sequence elements in the upstream region of cfiA in imipenem-resistant Bacteroides fragilis strains
    Naoki Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:979-85. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis with bacteremia
    N Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
    Clin Infect Dis 23:S83-6. 1996
  8. ncbi request reprint Identification of Lactobacillus species of human origin by a commercial kit, API50CHL
    Y L Song
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, 40 Tsukasa Machi, Gifu 500 8705, Japan
    Rinsho Biseibutshu Jinsoku Shindan Kenkyukai Shi 10:77-82. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint [The genus Bacteroides]
    Naoki Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 61:747-52. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Synthesis of antibiotic-loaded interporous hydroxyapatite blocks by vacuum method and in vitro drug release testing
    M Itokazu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
    Biomaterials 19:817-9. 1998

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of R-95867, the active metabolite of a new oral carbapenem, CS-834, against anaerobic bacteria
    N Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, 40 Tsukasa Machi, Gifu 500 8705, Japan
    J Antimicrob Chemother 45:357-61. 2000
    ..and fusobacteria. R-95867 was stable to hydrolysis by beta-lactamase type 2e derived from B. fragilis, Prevotella bivia and Prevotella intermedia, but unstable to hydrolysis by carbapenemase from B. fragilis...
  2. ncbi request reprint A new subtype of the metalloprotease toxin gene and the incidence of the three bft subtypes among Bacteroides fragilis isolates in Japan
    N Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, 40 Tsukasa Machi, Gifu, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 182:171-6. 2000
    ..No other subtype was found among the strains tested...
  3. pmc Prevalence of enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis in children with diarrhea in Japan
    N Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Gifu 500 8705, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 37:801-3. 1999
    ..5% of 108 children aged 1 to 6 years with antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD). The difference in comparison with control children, was significant for AUD children but not AAD children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiological study of vertical transmission of vaginal Lactobacillus species from mothers to newborn infants in Japanese, by arbitrarily primed polymerase chain reaction
    Yoshiko Matsumiya
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, 40 Tsukasa Machi, Gifu 500 8705, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 8:43-9. 2002
    ..AP-PCR with primers ERIC1R and ERIC2 is indicated as a potential tool for the typing of Lactobacillus strains...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative in-vitro and in-vivo activity of AM-1155 against anaerobic bacteria
    N Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Antimicrob Chemother 40:631-7. 1997
    ..These results suggest that the clinical efficacy of AM-1155 against infections involving most anaerobic bacteria except for the B. fragilis group and P. bivia should be evaluated further...
  6. pmc New insertion sequence elements in the upstream region of cfiA in imipenem-resistant Bacteroides fragilis strains
    Naoki Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47:979-85. 2003
    ..These data provide additional proof that various IS elements may exist to provide a promoter to express the cfiA gene...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis with bacteremia
    N Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
    Clin Infect Dis 23:S83-6. 1996
    ..05) than the 17 ETBF (13.7%) among 124 strains from other sites. These results suggest that PCR assay is a simple and reliable tool for detecting ETBF and that enterotoxin may be a virulence factor in bacteremia caused by B. fragilis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Identification of Lactobacillus species of human origin by a commercial kit, API50CHL
    Y L Song
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, 40 Tsukasa Machi, Gifu 500 8705, Japan
    Rinsho Biseibutshu Jinsoku Shindan Kenkyukai Shi 10:77-82. 1999
    ..This suggests that the exact identification of Lactobacillus isolates from human stool and vaginal specimens by API50CHL kit is difficult without the support of modern genotypic technique...
  9. ncbi request reprint [The genus Bacteroides]
    Naoki Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 61:747-52. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Synthesis of antibiotic-loaded interporous hydroxyapatite blocks by vacuum method and in vitro drug release testing
    M Itokazu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
    Biomaterials 19:817-9. 1998
    ..The results suggest that HAb impregnated with antibiotics using a simple vacuum system may serve as a valuable new method of administering local chemotherapy, primarily when used as a strut graft for bone defects...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Detection of Bacteroides fragilis enterotoxin from extraintestinal clinical isolates of B. fragilis group organisms]
    N Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 69:903-7. 1995
    ..These results demonstrated that isolation of ETBF from extraintestinal clinical specimens is not uncommon and that B. fragilis enterotoxin, a metalloprotease, may play a role as a pathogenic factor in blood stream infection and sepsis...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Detection of Clostridium difficile toxin A from stool specimens by an enzyme immunoassay kit]
    N Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 73:467-72. 1999
    ..difficile toxin A detection kit, which has the advantage of requiring no special equipment to perform and no centrifuge step, as small as 25 muL of a specimen, and as short as approximately 15 min of time to complete the whole testing...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Rapid identification of Bilophila wadsworthia]
    H Sawamura
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 71:614-9. 1997
    ..wadsworthia...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Identification of enterotoxin-producing Clostridium perfringens by the polymerase chain reaction]
    N Kato
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 67:724-9. 1993
    ..These results suggested that the PCR assay is a rapid and simple test for identifying the enterotoxin-producing C. perfringens without using any cultures and spore treatments...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Bacteriological study of oral open abscesses]
    K Fukui
    Institute of Anaerobic Bacteriology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 71:1226-31. 1997
    ..These results emphasize the importance of prompt anaerobic culture for the bacteriological study of open oral abscess and the significance of nitrocefin test to detect beta-lactamase produced by oral isolates, especially Prevotella spp...
  16. doi request reprint mRNA expression of T-helper 1, T-helper 2 cytokines in autoimmune hepatitis in childhood
    Hisashi Kawashima
    Department of Pediatrics, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Int 50:284-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to measure the mRNA levels in peripheral mononuclear cells and serum cytokines obtained from children with autoimmune hepatitis for a better understanding of the mechanism...
  17. ncbi request reprint Novel promoter sequence required for inductive expression of the Aspergillus nidulans endoglucanase gene eglA
    Yoshikazu Endo
    Department of Biological Mechanisms and Functions, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya shi, Aichi 464 8601, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 72:312-20. 2008
    ..The region spanning -153 to -138 (CCGTACCTTTTTAGGA), designated CeRE(Cellulose Responsive Element), was found to be the upstream activating element essential to inductive expression of the eglA gene...
  18. ncbi request reprint Nonviral HVJ (hemagglutinating virus of Japan) liposome-mediated retrograde gene transfer of human hepatocyte growth factor into rat nervous system promotes functional and histological recovery of the crushed nerve
    Naoki Kato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 8513, Japan
    Neurosci Res 52:299-310. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Enterovirus-related type 1 diabetes mellitus and antibodies to glutamic acid decarboxylase in Japan
    Hisashi Kawashima
    Department of Peadiatrics, Tokyo Medical University, 6 7 1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 0023, Japan
    J Infect 49:147-51. 2004
    ..In order to clarify the relationship between enteroviruses and type 1 diabetes mellitus in Japan we investigated enteroviral RNA in serum from children with type 1 diabetes mellitus...
  20. ncbi request reprint [An outbreak of diarrheal disease caused by enterotoxigenic Clostridium perfringens following exposure to a contaminated environment in a nursing home]
    Toshio Fukao
    Gifu Municipal Institute of Public Health
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 78:32-9. 2004
    ..perfringens among the environment of the nursing home and the residents. During 3 weeks 14 residents were involved in this outbreak. The extensive effort of keeping the residential area clean led to a prompt cease of this outbreak...
  21. pmc The expression of sterigmatocystin and penicillin genes in Aspergillus nidulans is controlled by veA, a gene required for sexual development
    Naoki Kato
    Department of Biological Sciences, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, USA
    Eukaryot Cell 2:1178-86. 2003
    ..However, we found that veA regulates the expression of the asexual transcription factor brlA by modulating the alpha/beta transcript ratio that controls conidiation...
  22. ncbi request reprint The status of research on anaerobes in Japan
    Kazue Ueno
    Gifu College of Medical Technology, Seki, Gifu 501 32, Japan
    Clin Infect Dis 35:S54-7. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Role of positively charged amino acids in the M2D transmembrane helix of Ktr/Trk/HKT type cation transporters
    Naoki Kato
    Bioscience and Biotechnology Center, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
    Channels (Austin) 1:161-71. 2007
    ..This salt bridge may help stabilize the transporter configuration, and may also prevent the conformational change that occurs in channels...