Taisei Kikuchi

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Genomic insights into the origin of parasitism in the emerging plant pathogen Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
    Taisei Kikuchi
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan
    PLoS Pathog 7:e1002219. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint A family of glycosyl hydrolase family 45 cellulases from the pine wood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
    Taisei Kikuchi
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    FEBS Lett 572:201-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Analysis of expressed sequence tags from the wood-decaying fungus Fomitopsis palustris and identification of potential genes involved in the decay process
    Nurul Karim
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 21:347-58. 2011
  4. pmc Molecular and biochemical characterization of an endo-beta-1,3-glucanase from the pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus acquired by horizontal gene transfer from bacteria
    Taisei Kikuchi
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    Biochem J 389:117-25. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Cloning and characterization of pectate lyases expressed in the esophageal gland of the pine wood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
    Taisei Kikuchi
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 19:280-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Expressed sequence tag (EST) analysis of the pine wood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus and B. mucronatus
    Taisei Kikuchi
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 155:9-17. 2007
  7. doi request reprint A rapid and precise diagnostic method for detecting the Pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus by loop-mediated isothermal amplification
    Taisei Kikuchi
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    Phytopathology 99:1365-9. 2009
  8. pmc Analysis of expressed sequence tags and identification of genes encoding cell-wall-degrading enzymes from the fungivorous nematode Aphelenchus avenae
    Nurul Karim
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    BMC Genomics 10:525. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Purification and characterization of recombinant endoglucanases from the pine wood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
    Hajime Shibuya
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 72:1325-32. 2008
  10. pmc Longicorn beetle that vectors pinewood nematode carries many Wolbachia genes on an autosome
    Takuya Aikawa
    Tohoku Research Center, Forestry and Forest Product Research Institute, Morioka, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3791-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Genomic insights into the origin of parasitism in the emerging plant pathogen Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
    Taisei Kikuchi
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan
    PLoS Pathog 7:e1002219. 2011
    ..The genome sequence of B. xylophilus adds to the diversity of genomic data for nematodes, and will be an important resource in understanding the biology of this unusual parasite...
  2. ncbi request reprint A family of glycosyl hydrolase family 45 cellulases from the pine wood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
    Taisei Kikuchi
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    FEBS Lett 572:201-5. 2004
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  3. ncbi request reprint Analysis of expressed sequence tags from the wood-decaying fungus Fomitopsis palustris and identification of potential genes involved in the decay process
    Nurul Karim
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 21:347-58. 2011
    ..palustris unigenes using the Gene Ontology hierarchy. The annotated EST data sets and related analysis may be useful in providing an initial insight into the genetic background of F. palustris...
  4. pmc Molecular and biochemical characterization of an endo-beta-1,3-glucanase from the pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus acquired by horizontal gene transfer from bacteria
    Taisei Kikuchi
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    Biochem J 389:117-25. 2005
    ..These findings support the idea that multiple independent horizontal gene transfer events have helped in shaping the evolution of several different life strategies in nematodes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cloning and characterization of pectate lyases expressed in the esophageal gland of the pine wood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
    Taisei Kikuchi
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 19:280-7. 2006
    ..This study suggests that pectate lyases are widely distributed in plant-parasitic nematodes and play an important role in plant-nematode interactions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Expressed sequence tag (EST) analysis of the pine wood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus and B. mucronatus
    Taisei Kikuchi
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 155:9-17. 2007
    ..The EST sequences from this study will provide a solid base for future research on the biology, pathogenicity and evolutionary history of this nematode group...
  7. doi request reprint A rapid and precise diagnostic method for detecting the Pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus by loop-mediated isothermal amplification
    Taisei Kikuchi
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    Phytopathology 99:1365-9. 2009
    ..Moreover, because it does not require expensive equipment or specialized techniques, this LAMP-based diagnostic method has the potential to be used under field conditions...
  8. pmc Analysis of expressed sequence tags and identification of genes encoding cell-wall-degrading enzymes from the fungivorous nematode Aphelenchus avenae
    Nurul Karim
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    BMC Genomics 10:525. 2009
    ..Expressed sequence tag (EST) analysis may therefore be useful in providing an initial insight into the poorly understood genetic background of A. avenae...
  9. ncbi request reprint Purification and characterization of recombinant endoglucanases from the pine wood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
    Hajime Shibuya
    Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8687, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 72:1325-32. 2008
    ..xylophilus endoglucanases acted on the cellulose-hemicellulose complex in the cell walls, resulting in a weakening of the mechanical strength of the cell walls to facilitate the nematode's feeding on plant cells...
  10. pmc Longicorn beetle that vectors pinewood nematode carries many Wolbachia genes on an autosome
    Takuya Aikawa
    Tohoku Research Center, Forestry and Forest Product Research Institute, Morioka, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3791-8. 2009
    ..alternatus. The discovery of massive gene transfer from Wolbachia to M. alternatus would provide further insights into the evolution and fate of laterally transferred endosymbiont genes in multicellular host organisms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sequence-based identification of Japanese Armillaria species using the elongation factor-1 alpha gene
    Eri Hasegawa
    Kansai Research Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Nagaikyutaro 68, Momoyama, Fushimi, Kyoto 612 0855, Japan
    Mycologia 102:898-910. 2010
    ..In conclusion, among the techniques examined in this study, analyzing the EF-1 alpha sequence was found to be the most suitable method for identifying different species of Japanese Armillaria...
  12. ncbi request reprint The mitogen-activated protein kinase gene MAF1 is essential for the early differentiation phase of appressorium formation in Colletotrichum lagenarium
    Kaihei Kojima
    Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 15:1268-76. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that MAF1 is required for the early differentiation phase of appressorium formation, whereas CMK1 is involved in the maturation of appressoria...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fungicide activity through activation of a fungal signalling pathway
    Kaihei Kojima
    Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 606 8502, Japan
    Mol Microbiol 53:1785-96. 2004
    ..These results strongly suggest that fludioxonil acts as a fungicide, in part, through activation of the MAPK cascade in fungal pathogens...