Nobutada Kimura

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc A novel p-nitrophenol degradation gene cluster from a gram-positive bacterium, Rhodococcus opacus SAO101
    Wataru Kitagawa
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    J Bacteriol 186:4894-902. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic and biochemical characterization of the dioxygenase involved in lateral dioxygenation of dibenzofuran from Rhodococcus opacus strain SAO101
    Nobutada Kimura
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 73:474-84. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Impact of dibenzofuran/dibenzo-p-dioxin amendment on bacterial community from forest soil and ring-hydroxylating dioxygenase gene populations
    Nobutada Kimura
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8566, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 84:365-73. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of a 4-nitrotoluene-oxidizing enzyme from activated sludge by a metagenomic approach
    Nobutada Kimura
    Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, 1 1 1, Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    Microbes Environ 25:133-9. 2010
  5. pmc Primary gut symbiont and secondary, Sodalis-allied symbiont of the Scutellerid stinkbug Cantao ocellatus
    Nahomi Kaiwa
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3486-94. 2010
  6. pmc Phylogenetically novel LuxI/LuxR-type quorum sensing systems isolated using a metagenomic approach
    Eri Nasuno
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:8067-74. 2012
  7. pmc "Mark the gene": a method for nondestructive introduction of marker sequences inside the gene frame of transgenes
    Yuki Morono
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Ibaraki, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:4915-21. 2007
  8. pmc Discovery of glycoside hydrolase enzymes in an avicel-adapted forest soil fungal community by a metatranscriptomic approach
    Kazuto Takasaki
    Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e55485. 2013
  9. pmc "Candidatus Curculioniphilus buchneri," a novel clade of bacterial endocellular symbionts from weevils of the genus Curculio
    Hirokazu Toju
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:275-82. 2010
  10. pmc Non-sulfate-reducing, syntrophic bacteria affiliated with desulfotomaculum cluster I are widely distributed in methanogenic environments
    Hiroyuki Imachi
    Department of Environmental Systems Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, 1603 1 Kamitomioka, Nagaoka, Niigata 940 2188, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2080-91. 2006

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Publications10

  1. pmc A novel p-nitrophenol degradation gene cluster from a gram-positive bacterium, Rhodococcus opacus SAO101
    Wataru Kitagawa
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    J Bacteriol 186:4894-902. 2004
    ..These results clearly indicated that the cloned npc genes play an essential role in 4-NP mineralization in R. opacus SAO101...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic and biochemical characterization of the dioxygenase involved in lateral dioxygenation of dibenzofuran from Rhodococcus opacus strain SAO101
    Nobutada Kimura
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 73:474-84. 2006
    ..Strain SAO101 harbors three huge linear plasmids, pWK301 (1,100 kbp), pWK302 (1,000 kbp), and pWK303 (700 kbp), and the nar genes were found to be located on the pWK301 plasmid...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of dibenzofuran/dibenzo-p-dioxin amendment on bacterial community from forest soil and ring-hydroxylating dioxygenase gene populations
    Nobutada Kimura
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8566, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 84:365-73. 2009
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  4. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of a 4-nitrotoluene-oxidizing enzyme from activated sludge by a metagenomic approach
    Nobutada Kimura
    Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, 1 1 1, Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    Microbes Environ 25:133-9. 2010
    ..These results suggested that the icp product is an enzyme involved in catalyzing 4-nitrotoluene's oxygenation...
  5. pmc Primary gut symbiont and secondary, Sodalis-allied symbiont of the Scutellerid stinkbug Cantao ocellatus
    Nahomi Kaiwa
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3486-94. 2010
    ..Biological aspects of the primary gut symbiont and the secondary Sodalis-allied symbiont are discussed...
  6. pmc Phylogenetically novel LuxI/LuxR-type quorum sensing systems isolated using a metagenomic approach
    Eri Nasuno
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:8067-74. 2012
    ..We demonstrated that metagenomic screening is useful to provide further insight into the phylogenetic diversity of bacterial QS systems by describing two new LuxI/LuxR-type QS systems from uncultured bacteria...
  7. pmc "Mark the gene": a method for nondestructive introduction of marker sequences inside the gene frame of transgenes
    Yuki Morono
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Ibaraki, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:4915-21. 2007
    ..This direct method of marking the functional transgene provides a simple, low-risk, and robust marking method without causing the gene functions to deteriorate...
  8. pmc Discovery of glycoside hydrolase enzymes in an avicel-adapted forest soil fungal community by a metatranscriptomic approach
    Kazuto Takasaki
    Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e55485. 2013
    ..This study demonstrated that fungal communities adapt to Avicel and wheat decomposition and that metatranscriptomic sequence data can be reference data for identifying a novel gene...
  9. pmc "Candidatus Curculioniphilus buchneri," a novel clade of bacterial endocellular symbionts from weevils of the genus Curculio
    Hirokazu Toju
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:275-82. 2010
    ..We suggest that such Sodalis-allied secondary symbionts in weevils might provide a potential source for symbiont replacements, as has occurred in an ancestor of Sitophilus grain weevils...
  10. pmc Non-sulfate-reducing, syntrophic bacteria affiliated with desulfotomaculum cluster I are widely distributed in methanogenic environments
    Hiroyuki Imachi
    Department of Environmental Systems Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, 1603 1 Kamitomioka, Nagaoka, Niigata 940 2188, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2080-91. 2006
    ....