Norio Agata

Summary

Affiliation: NASA Ames Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pyrosequencing-derived bacterial, archaeal, and fungal diversity of spacecraft hardware destined for Mars
    Myron T La Duc
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:5912-22. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Microbial characterization of the Mars Odyssey spacecraft and its encapsulation facility
    Myron T La Duc
    NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
    Environ Microbiol 5:977-85. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Bacillus odysseyi sp. nov., a round-spore-forming bacillus isolated from the Mars Odyssey spacecraft
    Myron T La Duc
    Biotechnology and Planetary Protection Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:195-201. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint gyrB as a phylogenetic discriminator for members of the Bacillus anthracis-cereus-thuringiensis group
    Myron T La Duc
    Biotechnology and Planetary Protection Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 56:383-94. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence of pathogenic microbes in the International Space Station drinking water: reason for concern?
    Myron T La Duc
    Biotechnology and Planetary Protection Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Habitation (Elmsford) 10:39-48. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Microbial diversity of Indian Ocean hydrothermal vent plumes: microbes tolerant of desiccation, peroxide exposure, and ultraviolet and gamma-irradiation
    Myron T La Duc
    Biotechnology and Planetary Protection Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91109, USA
    Astrobiology 7:416-31. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of cereulide, an emetic toxin of Bacillus cereus, by using rat liver mitochondria
    Kumiko Kawamura-Sato
    Department of Medical Technology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Health Science, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 49:25-30. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of Bacillus cereus isolates from severe systemic infections using multilocus sequence typing scheme
    Maria Vassileva
    Department of Bacteriology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 50:743-9. 2006
  9. pmc A new phylogenetic cluster of cereulide-producing Bacillus cereus strains
    Maria Vassileva
    Department of Bacteriology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1274-7. 2007

Collaborators

  • K Venkateswaran
  • Masataka Satomi
  • Henrik R Nilsson
  • Parag Vaishampayan
  • Tadao Hasegawa
  • Myron T La Duc
  • Maria Vassileva
  • Michio Ohta
  • Megumi Oshimoto
  • Akira Okamoto
  • Keizo Torii
  • Keiko Yamada
  • Kumiko Kawamura-Sato
  • Tamas Torok
  • Michael J Kempf
  • James N Benardini
  • Michael Lubarsky
  • David A Newcombe
  • Kenzo Torii
  • Hideo Ito
  • Akira Takeno
  • Yumi Hirama
  • Yoshiharu Shimomura
  • Randall Sumner
  • Parth Venkat
  • Duane Pierson
  • Roger Kern
  • Wayne Nicholson

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Pyrosequencing-derived bacterial, archaeal, and fungal diversity of spacecraft hardware destined for Mars
    Myron T La Duc
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:5912-22. 2012
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  2. ncbi request reprint Microbial characterization of the Mars Odyssey spacecraft and its encapsulation facility
    Myron T La Duc
    NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
    Environ Microbiol 5:977-85. 2003
    ..This study improves our understanding of the microbial community structure, diversity and survival capabilities of microbes in an encapsulation facility and physically associated with colocated spacecraft...
  3. ncbi request reprint Bacillus odysseyi sp. nov., a round-spore-forming bacillus isolated from the Mars Odyssey spacecraft
    Myron T La Duc
    Biotechnology and Planetary Protection Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:195-201. 2004
    ..4% survival). The name proposed for this novel bacterium is Bacillus odysseyi sp. nov.; the type strain is 34hs-1T (=ATCC PTA-4993T=NRRL B-30641T=NBRC 100172T)...
  4. ncbi request reprint gyrB as a phylogenetic discriminator for members of the Bacillus anthracis-cereus-thuringiensis group
    Myron T La Duc
    Biotechnology and Planetary Protection Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 56:383-94. 2004
    ..The gyrB gene proved more highly differential than 16S, while, at the same time, as analytical as costly and laborious DNA:DNA hybridization techniques in differentiating species within the B. cereus group...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evidence of pathogenic microbes in the International Space Station drinking water: reason for concern?
    Myron T La Duc
    Biotechnology and Planetary Protection Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Habitation (Elmsford) 10:39-48. 2004
    ..Implementation of new cultivation approaches and/or viability-based assays are requisite to confirm such an occurrence...
  6. ncbi request reprint Microbial diversity of Indian Ocean hydrothermal vent plumes: microbes tolerant of desiccation, peroxide exposure, and ultraviolet and gamma-irradiation
    Myron T La Duc
    Biotechnology and Planetary Protection Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91109, USA
    Astrobiology 7:416-31. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of cereulide, an emetic toxin of Bacillus cereus, by using rat liver mitochondria
    Kumiko Kawamura-Sato
    Department of Medical Technology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Health Science, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 49:25-30. 2005
    ..The enterotoxin of B. cereus or Staphylococcus aureus did not show any effect on the oxygen consumption, indicating this method is specific for the identification of cereulide as a causative agent of emetic food poisonings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of Bacillus cereus isolates from severe systemic infections using multilocus sequence typing scheme
    Maria Vassileva
    Department of Bacteriology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 50:743-9. 2006
    ..It seems that the pathogenic strains are forming clusters on the phylogenetic tree...
  9. pmc A new phylogenetic cluster of cereulide-producing Bacillus cereus strains
    Maria Vassileva
    Department of Bacteriology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1274-7. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that the group of cereulide producers is diversifying progressively, probably by lateral transfer of the corresponding gene complex...