Katsuki Kimura

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Affiliation: Hokkaido University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nitrate removal by a combination of elemental sulfur-based denitrification and membrane filtration
    Katsuki Kimura
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Water Res 36:1758-66. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Modification of submerged membrane bioreactors (MBRS) by inserting baffles: pilot scale study
    K Kimura
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 55:119-26. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Baffled membrane bioreactor (BMBR) for efficient nutrient removal from municipal wastewater
    Katsuki Kimura
    Division of Built Environment, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Res 42:625-32. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Microfiltration of different surface waters with/without coagulation: clear correlations between membrane fouling and hydrophilic biopolymers
    Katsuki Kimura
    Division of Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan Electronic address
    Water Res 49:434-43. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Membrane fouling caused by sub-micron particles in a mixed liquor suspension of an MBR
    K Kimura
    Division of Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 67:2602-7. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Permeability decline in nanofiltration/reverse osmosis membranes fed with municipal wastewater treated by a membrane bioreactor
    Katsuki Kimura
    Division of Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 67:1994-9. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Further examination of polysaccharides causing membrane fouling in membrane bioreactors (MBRs): Application of lectin affinity chromatography and MALDI-TOF/MS
    Katsuki Kimura
    Division of Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Res 46:5725-34. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Membrane fouling in pilot-scale membrane bioreactors (MBRs) treating municipal wastewater
    Katsuki Kimura
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6293-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Baffled membrane bioreactor (BMBR) for advanced wastewater treatment: easy modification of existing MBRs for efficient nutrient removal
    K Kimura
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 52:427-34. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Elimination of selected acidic pharmaceuticals from municipal wastewater by an activated sludge system and membrane bioreactors
    Katsuki Kimura
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3708-14. 2007

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Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Nitrate removal by a combination of elemental sulfur-based denitrification and membrane filtration
    Katsuki Kimura
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Water Res 36:1758-66. 2002
    ..5 m3/m2/day for about 100 days without any chemical membrane cleaning. The proposed process, however, caused a slight increase in assimilable organic carbon. Sulfide was not detected in the denitrified water...
  2. ncbi request reprint Modification of submerged membrane bioreactors (MBRS) by inserting baffles: pilot scale study
    K Kimura
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 55:119-26. 2007
    ..Increase of trans-membrane pressure difference was subtle, which might be attributed to the alternative creation of aerobic/anoxic conditions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Baffled membrane bioreactor (BMBR) for efficient nutrient removal from municipal wastewater
    Katsuki Kimura
    Division of Built Environment, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Res 42:625-32. 2008
    ..It was found that denitrification was the limiting step in removal of nitrogen in the BMBR in this study. Various types of monitoring carried out in the BMBR also demonstrated the possibility of further improvements in its performance...
  4. doi request reprint Microfiltration of different surface waters with/without coagulation: clear correlations between membrane fouling and hydrophilic biopolymers
    Katsuki Kimura
    Division of Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan Electronic address
    Water Res 49:434-43. 2014
    ..Biopolymer concentrations determined by LC-OCD might be used as a key indicator of fouling potential of water for low-pressure membranes. ..
  5. doi request reprint Membrane fouling caused by sub-micron particles in a mixed liquor suspension of an MBR
    K Kimura
    Division of Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 67:2602-7. 2013
    ..1-0.45 μm, which was close to the size of micropores of the membrane used. Pore plugging might explain this to some extent...
  6. doi request reprint Permeability decline in nanofiltration/reverse osmosis membranes fed with municipal wastewater treated by a membrane bioreactor
    Katsuki Kimura
    Division of Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 67:1994-9. 2013
    ..A considerable amount of organic matter which was mainly composed of carbohydrates and proteins was also desorbed from the fouled membranes...
  7. doi request reprint Further examination of polysaccharides causing membrane fouling in membrane bioreactors (MBRs): Application of lectin affinity chromatography and MALDI-TOF/MS
    Katsuki Kimura
    Division of Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Res 46:5725-34. 2012
    ..A deeper understanding and effective control of membrane fouling in MBRs could be achieved with information obtained by the approach used in this study...
  8. ncbi request reprint Membrane fouling in pilot-scale membrane bioreactors (MBRs) treating municipal wastewater
    Katsuki Kimura
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 39:6293-9. 2005
    ..It was shown that high F/M would make the foulant more proteinaceous. Carbohydrates were dominant in membrane foulants in this study, while features of humic substances were not apparent...
  9. ncbi request reprint Baffled membrane bioreactor (BMBR) for advanced wastewater treatment: easy modification of existing MBRs for efficient nutrient removal
    K Kimura
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 52:427-34. 2005
    ..The modification proposed in this study can immediately be applied to most existing MBRs and is highly recommended for more efficient wastewater treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Elimination of selected acidic pharmaceuticals from municipal wastewater by an activated sludge system and membrane bioreactors
    Katsuki Kimura
    Department of Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3708-14. 2007
    ..Biodegradation of diclofenac, which has been believed to be refractory to biodegradation, seemed to occur very slowly...
  11. ncbi request reprint Changes in characteristics of soluble microbial products in membrane bioreactors associated with different solid retention times: Relation to membrane fouling
    Katsuki Kimura
    Division of Built Environment, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Res 43:1033-9. 2009
    ..The results of this study suggest that the use of conventional methods for analysis of SMP is not appropriate for investigation of membrane fouling in MBRs...
  12. doi request reprint Elimination of selected pharmaceuticals by biosolids from municipal wastewater treatment plants: importance of modest pH change and degree of mineralization
    K Kimura
    Division of Built Environment, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 62:1084-9. 2010
    ..e. gc/ms or lc/ms/ms)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Irreversible membrane fouling during ultrafiltration of surface water
    Katsuki Kimura
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Res 38:3431-41. 2004
    ..In addition to organic matter, presumably iron and manganese also contributed to the irreversible fouling to some extent...
  14. ncbi request reprint Influence of residual organic macromolecules produced in biological wastewater treatment processes on removal of pharmaceuticals by NF/RO membranes
    Katsuki Kimura
    Division of Built Environment, Hokkaido University, N13 W8 Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    Water Res 43:3751-8. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Transition in fouling mechanism in microfiltration of a surface water
    Hiroshi Yamamura
    Graduate School of Engineering, Division of Built Environment, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Res 41:3812-22. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Affinity of functional groups for membrane surfaces: implications for physically irreversible fouling
    Hiroshi Yamamura
    Division of Built Environment, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5310-5. 2008
    ..The results obtained in this study partially explain why hydrophilic NOM dominated over humic substances in foulants of membranes used for water treatment in recent studies on fouling...
  17. ncbi request reprint Role of uncoupling protein 1 in the anti-obesity effect of beta3-adrenergic agonist in the dog
    A Omachi
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0818, Japan
    Res Vet Sci 85:214-9. 2008
    ..It was suggested that UCP1-dependent energy expenditure in adipose tissue contributes to the anti-obesity effect of beta3-adrenoceptor agonist in dogs...
  18. doi request reprint Seasonal variation in membrane fouling in membrane bioreactors (MBRs) treating municipal wastewater
    Taro Miyoshi
    Division of Built Environment, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Res 43:5109-18. 2009
    ..The results obtained in this study indicated that seasonal variation in physically reversible and irreversible fouling is related to changes in quantity and quality of organic matter, respectively...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mechanism involved in the evolution of physically irreversible fouling in microfiltration and ultrafiltration membranes used for drinking water treatment
    Hiroshi Yamamura
    Division of Built Environment, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6789-94. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint No alteration in serum leptin levels during acute endotoxemia in sheep
    M Soliman
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 63:1143-5. 2001
    ..These results indicate that serum leptin levels in sheep during acute endotoxemia are differentially regulated from those in rodent and human, and that leptin might not be involved in the endotoxin-induced anorexia in sheep...
  21. ncbi request reprint Endotoxin modulates arachidonic acid-induced glycogenolysis in the perfused rat liver
    K Kimura
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Horm Metab Res 30:178-81. 1998
    ..The release of Tx B2 by AA increased after LPS-injection. These results suggest that priming of hepatic macrophage by endotoxin in vivo enhances Tx synthesis, resulting in modulating hepatic glycogenolysis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Canine leptin: cDNA cloning, expression and activity of recombinant protein
    M Iwase
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, 060 0818, Japan
    Res Vet Sci 68:109-14. 2000
    ..The data reported herein will be helpful for further studies of leptin of the dog in health and disease...
  23. doi request reprint Toxicity assessment of chlorinated wastewater effluents by using transcriptome-based bioassays and Fourier transform mass spectrometry (FT-MS) analysis
    Toshikazu Fukushima
    Division of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University, North 13, West 8, Kita ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060 8628, Japan
    Water Res 52:73-82. 2014
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  24. pmc Proinsulin C-peptide rapidly stimulates mitogen-activated protein kinases in Swiss 3T3 fibroblasts: requirement of protein kinase C, phosphoinositide 3-kinase and pertussis toxin-sensitive G-protein
    T Kitamura
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0818, Japan
    Biochem J 355:123-9. 2001
    ..These results suggest that C-peptide activates MAPK through a putative G(i)/G(o)-linked receptor for C-peptide and through PI-3K-dependent and PKC-dependent pathways...
  25. ncbi request reprint Norepinephrine stimulates interleukin-6 mRNA expression in primary cultured rat hepatocytes
    B D Jung
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0818, Japan
    J Biochem 127:205-9. 2000
    ..These results suggest that NE released from sympathetic nerve terminals during stress can directly increase IL-6 mRNA expression in hepatocytes and indirectly through IL-1beta production from non-parenchymal liver cells...
  26. ncbi request reprint Phorbol ester, but not endotoxin, desensitizes mannan-induced glycogenolysis in the perfused rat liver
    K Kimura
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Hokkaido University School of Veterinary Medicine, Sapporo
    J Biochem 120:488-93. 1996
    ..These results suggest that protein kinase C may be involved in the process of glycogenolysis by mannan, but is unlikely to be involved in the homologous desensitization of the responses...
  27. ncbi request reprint Modulation of platelet activating factor-induced glycogenolysis in the perfused rat liver after administration of endotoxin in vivo
    K Kimura
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo
    J Biochem 123:142-9. 1998
    ..These results suggest that different eicosanoids are involved in PAF-induced glycogenolysis in different stages of endotoxemia, and that LT D1 may also play a role in PAF-induced glycogenolysis...
  28. doi request reprint Influence of membrane properties on physically reversible and irreversible fouling in membrane bioreactors
    T Tsuyuhara
    Division of Built Environment, Hokkaido University, N13W8 Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 61:2235-40. 2010
    ..e. MF or UF membranes) and evolutions of physically irreversible fouling can be mitigated when an MBR is operated with membranes with smooth surface and high pure water permeability...
  29. ncbi request reprint Proinsulin C-peptide increases nitric oxide production by enhancing mitogen-activated protein-kinase-dependent transcription of endothelial nitric oxide synthase in aortic endothelial cells of Wistar rats
    T Kitamura
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Diabetologia 46:1698-705. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Induction of uncoupling protein (UCP) 2 in primary cultured hepatocytes
    K Kimura
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    FEBS Lett 457:75-9. 1999
    ..Moreover, the mitochondrial potential in the presence of succinate was decreased by 60%, indicating the potential role of UCP2 in hepatocyte mitochondria as an active uncoupler...
  31. ncbi request reprint Diurnal variations of serum leptin in dogs: effects of fasting and re-feeding
    K Ishioka
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0818, Japan
    Vet J 169:85-90. 2005
    ..The results indicate that serum leptin concentrations change diurnally in association with feeding-fasting cycles in the dog, partially due to changes in insulin secretion...
  32. ncbi request reprint Proinsulin C-peptide activates vagus efferent output in rats
    K Kimura
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0818, Japan
    Peptides 26:2547-53. 2005
    ..This could explain, at least in part, the ameliorating effects of C-peptide on impaired cardiac autonomic nerve functions in patients with type 1 diabetes...
  33. ncbi request reprint A novel A97P amino acid substitution in alpha-galactosidase A leads to a classical Fabry disease with cardiac manifestations
    K Kimura
    Department of Dermatology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, N 15, W 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Br J Dermatol 147:545-8. 2002
    ..Fabry disease results from a genetic deficiency of alpha-galactosidase A (GLA) activity. Phenotype-genotype correlations in this condition have not as yet been fully elucidated...
  34. ncbi request reprint Recovery of intentional dynamic balance function after intravenous sedation with midazolam in young and elderly subjects
    T Fujisawa
    Department of Dental Anesthesiology, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 23:422-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the recovery of intentional dynamic balance function after intravenous sedation with midazolam in elderly subjects in comparison with that in young subjects...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hybrid membrane bioreactor for water recycling and phosphorus recovery
    Y Watanabe
    Department of Built Environmental, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 53:17-24. 2006
    ..e. the hexagonal mesostructured zirconium sulfate (ZS). The ZS has the extremely high adsorption capacity of phosphoric acids through anion exchange. The adsorbed phosphoric acids are released from the ZS in a high pH range of about 13...
  36. ncbi request reprint Beta3-adrenoceptor agonist AJ-9677 reduces body fat in obese beagles
    A Omachi
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0818, Japan
    Res Vet Sci 83:5-11. 2007
    ..The plasma levels of leptin and adiponectin were decreased and increased, respectively, after the AJ treatment, reflecting the reduction of adiposity. It was concluded that AJ-9677 is useful for the treatment of obesity in the dog...
  37. ncbi request reprint Study on the usefulness of precise and simple dynamic balance tests for the evaluation of recovery from intravenous sedation with midazolam and propofol
    T Fujisawa
    Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Department of Dental Anesthesiology, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 24:425-30. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the recovery of dynamic balance after intravenous sedation with propofol or midazolam, and to investigate the usefulness of simple dynamic balance tests in evaluating the recovery...
  38. ncbi request reprint Influence of suspension viscosity and colloidal particles on permeability of membrane used in membrane bioreactor (MBR)
    T Itonaga
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 50:301-9. 2004
    ..Based on the dead-end tests, it was shown that the deterioration of membrane permeability was mainly caused by the colloidal particle fraction in the biomass suspension...
  39. ncbi request reprint Mutated human beta3-adrenergic receptor (Trp64Arg) lowers the response to beta3-adrenergic agonists in transfected 3T3-L1 preadipocytes
    K Kimura
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Horm Metab Res 32:91-6. 2000
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Evaluation of whole wastewater effluent impacts on HepG2 using DNA microarray-based transcriptome analysis
    Hiroe Hara-Yamamura
    Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, North 13, West 8, Kita ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060 8628 Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 47:5425-32. 2013
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Fouling potentials of polysaccharides in membrane bioreactors (MBRs) assessed by lectin affinity chromatography
    T Miyoshi
    Division of Built Environment, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 61:1787-92. 2010
    ..On the basis of the results obtained in this study, it can be concluded that characteristics of membrane and structures or properties of sugar chain would play an important role in determining fouling potentials...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effect of pre-coagulation on mitigating irreversible fouling during ultrafiltration of a surface water
    K Kimura
    Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13W8, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 51:93-100. 2005
    ..0) in this study...
  43. ncbi request reprint Canine adiponectin: cDNA structure, mRNA expression in adipose tissues and reduced plasma levels in obesity
    K Ishioka
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0818, Japan
    Res Vet Sci 80:127-32. 2006
    ..These results are compatible with those reported in other species, and suggest that adiponectin is an index of adiposity and a target molecule for studies on diseases associated with obesity in dogs...
  44. ncbi request reprint Anorectic effect of leptin is mediated by hypothalamic corticotropin-releasing hormone, but not by urocortin, in rats
    S Okamoto
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, 060-0818, Sapporo, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 307:179-82. 2001
    ..These results suggest that the anorectic effect of leptin is mediated by CRH, but not by urocortin, in the hypothalamus...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dexamethasone increases serum leptin concentration in dogs
    K Ishioka
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0818, Japan
    Vet J 164:295-7. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Brain interleukin-1 is involved in blood interleukin-6 response to immobilization stress in rats
    I Ishikawa
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0818, Japan
    Jpn J Vet Res 49:19-25. 2001
    ..These results indicate that IL-1 in the hypothalamus plays a pivotal mediating role in the stress-induced peripheral IL-6 production...
  47. ncbi request reprint Heterocycles related to nucleotides. XI. An organomercurial column chromatography for thiouridine
    E Sato
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    J Pharmacobiodyn 13:487-92. 1990
    ..Oligonucleotides containing 4-thiouridilic acid were also separated from the ribonuclease-T1 digests of unfractionated transfer ribonucleic acid of E. coli...