H Morii

Summary

Affiliation: University of Occupational and Environmental Health
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lipid component parts analysis of the hyperthermophilic sulfate-reducing archaeon Archaeoglobus fulgidus
    Megumi Tarui
    The Clinical Training Center, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J UOEH 29:131-9. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Studies of inositol 1-phosphate analogues as inhibitors of the phosphatidylinositol phosphate synthase in mycobacteria
    Hiroyuki Morii
    Department of Chemistry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, 807 8555, Japan
    J Biochem 153:257-66. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A revised biosynthetic pathway for phosphatidylinositol in Mycobacteria
    Hiroyuki Morii
    Department of Chemistry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, 807 8555, Japan
    J Biochem 148:593-602. 2010
  4. pmc A novel biosynthetic pathway of archaetidyl-myo-inositol via archaetidyl-myo-inositol phosphate from CDP-archaeol and D-glucose 6-phosphate in methanoarchaeon Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus cells
    Hiroyuki Morii
    Department of Chemistry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyusyu 807 8555, Japan
    J Biol Chem 284:30766-74. 2009
  5. pmc In vitro biosynthesis of ether-type glycolipids in the methanoarchaeon Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus
    Hiroyuki Morii
    Department of Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    J Bacteriol 189:4053-61. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint A novel ether core lipid with H-shaped C80-isoprenoid hydrocarbon chain from the hyperthermophilic methanogen Methanothermus fervidus
    H Morii
    Department of Chemistry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1390:339-45. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint A novel phosphoglycolipid archaetidyl(glucosyl)inositol with two sesterterpanyl chains from the aerobic hyperthermophilic archaeon Aeropyrum pernix K1
    H Morii
    Department of Environmental Management, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1436:426-36. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Special methods for the analysis of ether lipid structure and metabolism in archaea
    Yosuke Koga
    Department of Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Anal Biochem 348:1-14. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Transfer of pro-R hydrogen from NADH to dihydroxyacetonephosphate by sn-glycerol-1-phosphate dehydrogenase from the archaeon Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus
    Yosuke Koga
    Department of Chemistry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 67:1605-8. 2003
  10. pmc Biosynthesis of ether-type polar lipids in archaea and evolutionary considerations
    Yosuke Koga
    Department of Chemistry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 71:97-120. 2007

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Lipid component parts analysis of the hyperthermophilic sulfate-reducing archaeon Archaeoglobus fulgidus
    Megumi Tarui
    The Clinical Training Center, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J UOEH 29:131-9. 2007
    ..An amino group containing phospholipid was found for the first time in an archaeon other than methanogenic archaea...
  2. doi request reprint Studies of inositol 1-phosphate analogues as inhibitors of the phosphatidylinositol phosphate synthase in mycobacteria
    Hiroyuki Morii
    Department of Chemistry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, 807 8555, Japan
    J Biochem 153:257-66. 2013
    ..In addition, PI-C-P had high inhibitory activity against PIP synthase...
  3. doi request reprint A revised biosynthetic pathway for phosphatidylinositol in Mycobacteria
    Hiroyuki Morii
    Department of Chemistry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, 807 8555, Japan
    J Biochem 148:593-602. 2010
    ..coli cell homogenates. This activity could be explained by the presence of two minor PI metabolic pathways: PI/inositol exchange reaction and phosphorylation of inositol by ATP prior to entering the PIP synthase pathway...
  4. pmc A novel biosynthetic pathway of archaetidyl-myo-inositol via archaetidyl-myo-inositol phosphate from CDP-archaeol and D-glucose 6-phosphate in methanoarchaeon Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus cells
    Hiroyuki Morii
    Department of Chemistry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyusyu 807 8555, Japan
    J Biol Chem 284:30766-74. 2009
    ..This is the first report of the biosynthesis of ether-type inositol phospholipids in Archaea...
  5. pmc In vitro biosynthesis of ether-type glycolipids in the methanoarchaeon Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus
    Hiroyuki Morii
    Department of Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    J Bacteriol 189:4053-61. 2007
    ..The addition of Mg(2+) increased the formation of diglucosyl caldarchaetidylinositol. This suggested that the same enzyme set synthesized the sole sugar moiety of diether-type glycolipids and tetraether-type phosphoglycolipids...
  6. ncbi request reprint A novel ether core lipid with H-shaped C80-isoprenoid hydrocarbon chain from the hyperthermophilic methanogen Methanothermus fervidus
    H Morii
    Department of Chemistry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1390:339-45. 1998
    ..The hydrocarbon chain looks like H-shaped C80 isoprenoid...
  7. ncbi request reprint A novel phosphoglycolipid archaetidyl(glucosyl)inositol with two sesterterpanyl chains from the aerobic hyperthermophilic archaeon Aeropyrum pernix K1
    H Morii
    Department of Environmental Management, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1436:426-36. 1999
    ..This is the first example that a core lipid of whole polar lipids is composed of only one species C25,25-archaeol in one organism and that glucosylinositol is found in a polar lipid as a polar head group...
  8. ncbi request reprint Special methods for the analysis of ether lipid structure and metabolism in archaea
    Yosuke Koga
    Department of Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Anal Biochem 348:1-14. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Transfer of pro-R hydrogen from NADH to dihydroxyacetonephosphate by sn-glycerol-1-phosphate dehydrogenase from the archaeon Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus
    Yosuke Koga
    Department of Chemistry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 67:1605-8. 2003
    ..These results confirmed a prediction of the tertiary structure of sn-glycerol-1-phosphate dehydrogenase by homology modeling...
  10. pmc Biosynthesis of ether-type polar lipids in archaea and evolutionary considerations
    Yosuke Koga
    Department of Chemistry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 71:97-120. 2007
    ..Considering the nature of the phospholipid synthesis pathways, we here propose that common phospholipid polar head groups were present in precells before the differentiation into archaea and bacteria...
  11. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in structural research on ether lipids from archaea including comparative and physiological aspects
    Yosuke Koga
    Department of Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 69:2019-34. 2005
    ..In the last part of this review we discuss this problem...
  12. ncbi request reprint Identification of sn-glycerol-1-phosphate dehydrogenase activity from genomic information on a hyperthermophilic archaeon, Sulfolobus tokodaii strain 7
    Yosuke Koga
    Department of Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 70:282-5. 2006
    ..tokodaii. This is another line of evidence for the general mechanism of sn-glycerol-1-phosphate formation by the enzyme...
  13. pmc CDP-2,3-Di-O-geranylgeranyl-sn-glycerol:L-serine O-archaetidyltransferase (archaetidylserine synthase) in the methanogenic archaeon Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus
    Hiroyuki Morii
    Department of Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    J Bacteriol 185:1181-9. 2003
    ..The possibility that a gene encoding the subclass II phosphatidylserine synthase might be transferred from a bacterium to an ancestor of methanogens is discussed...
  14. pmc Structural analysis by reductive cleavage with LiAlH4 of an allyl ether choline-phospholipid, archaetidylcholine, from the hyperthermophilic methanoarchaeon Methanopyrus kandleri
    Masateru Nishihara
    Department of Chemistry, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Archaea 1:123-31. 2002
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first report of a specific chemical degradation method for the structural analysis of allyl ether phospholipid in archaea...
  15. ncbi request reprint Densitometric quantification of ether-type phospholipids
    Shinji Oe
    Department of Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    J UOEH 30:269-78. 2008
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  16. pmc A study of archaeal enzymes involved in polar lipid synthesis linking amino acid sequence information, genomic contexts and lipid composition
    Hiromi Daiyasu
    Bioinformatics Center, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611 0011, Japan
    Archaea 1:399-410. 2005
    ..No archaeal hypothetical protein with sequence similarity to known phosphatidylcholine synthases was detected in this study...