Suk Kim

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Affiliation: Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Interferon-gamma promotes abortion due to Brucella infection in pregnant mice
    Suk Kim
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    BMC Microbiol 5:22. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Development of a rapid immunochromatographic test using a recombinant thrombospondin-related adhesive protein of Babesia gibsoni
    Youn Kyoung Goo
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Vet Parasitol 190:595-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Lipid raft microdomains mediate class A scavenger receptor-dependent infection of Brucella abortus
    Suk Kim
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Obihiro shi, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Microb Pathog 37:11-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of Lawsonia intracellularis using immunomagnetic beads and ATP bioluminescence
    Masahisa Watarai
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 67:449-51. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for screening of canine brucellosis using recombinant Cu-Zn superoxide dismutase
    Ganbat Tsogtbaatar
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 70:1387-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Genetic diversity of two selected antigen loci in Babesia gibsoni Asian genotype obtained from Japan and Jeju island of South Korea
    Honglin Jia
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Vet Parasitol 162:142-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Roles of Brucella abortus SpoT in morphological differentiation and intramacrophagic replication
    Suk Kim
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Microbiology 151:1607-17. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Brucella abortusd-alanyl-D-alanine carboxypeptidase contributes to its intracellular replication and resistance against nitric oxide
    Hiroaki Kikuchi
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 259:120-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Zinc uptake system (znuA locus) of Brucella abortus is essential for intracellular survival and virulence in mice
    Suk Kim
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 66:1059-63. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Brucella abortus nicotinamidase (PncA) contributes to its intracellular replication and infectivity in mice
    Suk Kim
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Obihiro shi, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 234:289-95. 2004

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Publications21

  1. pmc Interferon-gamma promotes abortion due to Brucella infection in pregnant mice
    Suk Kim
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    BMC Microbiol 5:22. 2005
    ..In the present study, we investigated abortion induced by Brucella abortus, a causative agent of brucellosis and facultative intracellular pathogen, in a mouse model...
  2. doi request reprint Development of a rapid immunochromatographic test using a recombinant thrombospondin-related adhesive protein of Babesia gibsoni
    Youn Kyoung Goo
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Vet Parasitol 190:595-8. 2012
    ..The developed ICT showed high sensitivity, specificity, and kappa value with a reference test (100%, 93.78%, and 0.8976, respectively), indicating that the ICT could be a new practical diagnostic test for B. gibsoni infection...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lipid raft microdomains mediate class A scavenger receptor-dependent infection of Brucella abortus
    Suk Kim
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Obihiro shi, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Microb Pathog 37:11-9. 2004
    ..abortus regulates signal transduction dependent on SR-A to form replicative phagosomes, and which is mediated by lipid rafts...
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of Lawsonia intracellularis using immunomagnetic beads and ATP bioluminescence
    Masahisa Watarai
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 67:449-51. 2005
    ..intracelluraris was detected by immunomagnetic separation of bacteria-holding magnetic beads and ATP-based bioluminescence, suggesting that our methods could be useful for the diagnosis of proliferative enteropathy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for screening of canine brucellosis using recombinant Cu-Zn superoxide dismutase
    Ganbat Tsogtbaatar
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 70:1387-9. 2008
    ..The recombinant SOD showed a specific reaction with serum infected with B. canis in Western blotting and ELISA. These results suggest that ELISA using recombinant SOD is useful in screening for canine brucellosis...
  6. doi request reprint Genetic diversity of two selected antigen loci in Babesia gibsoni Asian genotype obtained from Japan and Jeju island of South Korea
    Honglin Jia
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Vet Parasitol 162:142-6. 2009
    ..gibsoni isolates from Japan and Jeju island of South Korea...
  7. ncbi request reprint Roles of Brucella abortus SpoT in morphological differentiation and intramacrophagic replication
    Suk Kim
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Microbiology 151:1607-17. 2005
    ..The data suggest that SpoT does not contribute to intracellular trafficking of B. abortus, but contributes to the maintenance of bacterial morphology and the physiological adaptation required for intracellular replication...
  8. ncbi request reprint Brucella abortusd-alanyl-D-alanine carboxypeptidase contributes to its intracellular replication and resistance against nitric oxide
    Hiroaki Kikuchi
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 259:120-5. 2006
    ..These results suggest that DAP contributes to resistance against NO and that it is required for the intracellular growth of the bacterium...
  9. ncbi request reprint Zinc uptake system (znuA locus) of Brucella abortus is essential for intracellular survival and virulence in mice
    Suk Kim
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 66:1059-63. 2004
    ..These results suggest that znuA does not contribute to intracellular trafficking of B. abortus, but contributes to utilization of zinc required for intracellular growth...
  10. ncbi request reprint Brucella abortus nicotinamidase (PncA) contributes to its intracellular replication and infectivity in mice
    Suk Kim
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Obihiro shi, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 234:289-95. 2004
    ..abortus, but contributes to utilization of nutrients required for intracellular growth. Our results indicate that detailed characterizations of the pncA mutant may help the improvement of currently available live vaccines...
  11. pmc Cellular prion protein promotes Brucella infection into macrophages
    Masahisa Watarai
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Inada cho, Obihiro shi, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    J Exp Med 198:5-17. 2003
    ..These results indicate that signal transduction induced by the interaction between bacterial Hsp60 and PrPC on macrophages contributes to the establishment of B. abortus infection...
  12. doi request reprint Four promising antigens, BgP32, BgP45, BgP47, and BgP50, for serodiagnosis of Babesia gibsoni infection were classified as B. gibsoni merozoite surface protein family
    Youn Kyoung Goo
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Parasitol Int 61:364-8. 2012
    ..Of the four candidate antigens, ELISA with rBgP45 yielded high sensitivity, and ELISA with rBgP32 resulted in high specificity and in concordance with IFAT results...
  13. ncbi request reprint A rapid agglutination assay for canine brucellosis using antigen coated beads
    Masahisa Watarai
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 69:477-80. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Brucella melitensis infection associated with Guillain-Barré syndrome through molecular mimicry of host structures
    Kenta Watanabe
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 45:121-7. 2005
    ..melitensis immunized mice. These results suggest that B. melitensis is a new etiological agent for GBS and that immunological responses between it and GBS-associated C. jejuni in the mouse model may be different...
  15. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to Brucella spp. in Pacific bottlenose dolphins from the Solomon Islands
    Masato Tachibana
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    J Wildl Dis 42:412-4. 2006
    ..antibodies were detected by TAT and ELISA in 31 and 40 of 58 samples, respectively. These results suggest that Pacific bottlenose dolphins from the Solomon Islands are infected with Brucella spp. or a Brucella-like organism...
  16. doi request reprint Artesunate, a potential drug for treatment of Babesia infection
    Youn Kyoung Goo
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
    Parasitol Int 59:481-6. 2010
    ..microti at doses equal to and greater than 10mg/kg of body weight on days 8-10 post-infection. Taken together, these results suggest that artesunate could be a potential drug against Babesia infection...
  17. ncbi request reprint Detection of Brucella canis and Leptospira interrogans in canine semen by multiplex nested PCR
    Suk Kim
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 68:615-8. 2006
    ..Since they have been found to stay alive in canine semen and CPA up to 48 hr, canine semen for breeding purposes should be checked for contamination by the PCR assay...
  18. pmc Isolation and characterization of mini-Tn5Km2 insertion mutants of Brucella abortus deficient in internalization and intracellular growth in HeLa cells
    Suk Kim
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Infect Immun 71:3020-7. 2003
    ..These results suggest that the virulence-associated genes isolated here contributed to the intracellular growth of both nonprofessional and professional phagocytes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to detect Lawsonia intracellularis in rabbits with proliferative enteropathy
    Masahisa Watarai
    Department of Applied Veterinary Science, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 66:735-7. 2004
    ..intracellularis by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. These results suggest that ELISA used synthetic peptides in LsaA and anti-LsaA serum might be useful to diagnose for proliferative enteropathy...
  20. doi request reprint Babesia gibsoni: identification, expression, localization, and serological characterization of a Babesia gibsoni 22-kDa protein
    Youn Kyoung Goo
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    Exp Parasitol 123:273-6. 2009
    ..Furthermore, it did not show a cross reaction with the closely related apicomplexan parasites, indicating that the rBgP22 could be used as a diagnostic antigen for a detection of the chronic carrier stages of B. gibsoni infection...
  21. ncbi request reprint Membrane sorting during swimming internalization of Brucella is required for phagosome trafficking decisions
    Suk Kim
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido, 080 8555, Japan
    Microb Pathog 33:225-37. 2002
    ..abortus and decides the intracellular fate of the bacterium, and that Brucella -induced macropinosome formation is a different mechanism from PMA-induced macropinocytosis...