Experts and Doctors on bacillus cereus in Japan


Locale: Japan
Topic: bacillus cereus

Top Publications

  1. Kaneko K, Hayashidani H, Takahashi K, Shiraki Y, Limawongpranee S, Ogawa M. Bacterial contamination in the environment of food factories processing ready-to-eat fresh vegetables. J Food Prot. 1999;62:800-4 pubmed
    ..Bacillus cereus was isolated from 9 of 86 and 17 of 85 samples examined before and after operation with the number of 2.0 to 3.0 log CFU/cm2 or ml. Listeria spp. were not detected in the environment of the food factories. ..
  2. Kuroda M, Serizawa M, Okutani A, Sekizuka T, Banno S, Inoue S. Genome-wide single nucleotide polymorphism typing method for identification of Bacillus anthracis species and strains among B. cereus group species. J Clin Microbiol. 2010;48:2821-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Subsequent whole-genome sequencing will reveal apparent strain-specific genetic markers for traceability of strains following an anthrax outbreak. ..
  3. Arima H, Ashida H, Danno G. Rutin-enhanced antibacterial activities of flavonoids against Bacillus cereus and Salmonella enteritidis. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2002;66:1009-14 pubmed
    ..enteritidis was used as the test bacterium. The MIC value for kaempherol was markedly decreased by the addition of rutin. Morin inhibited DNA synthesis, and this effect was promoted by rutin at a concentration of 25 microg/ml. ..
  4. Watanabe K, Kitamura K, Iha H, Suzuki Y. Primary structure of the oligo-1,6-glucosidase of Bacillus cereus ATCC7064 deduced from the nucleotide sequence of the cloned gene. Eur J Biochem. 1990;192:609-20 pubmed
    ..carlsbergensis alpha-glucosidase and Aspergillus oryzae alpha-amylase. ..
  5. Yamada A, Tsukagoshi N, Udaka S, Sasaki T, Makino S, Nakamura S, et al. Nucleotide sequence and expression in Escherichia coli of the gene coding for sphingomyelinase of Bacillus cereus. Eur J Biochem. 1988;175:213-20 pubmed
    ..The enzymatic activity toward sphingomyelin was enhanced 20-30-fold in the presence of MgCl2, and the adsorption of the enzyme onto erythrocyte membranes was accelerated in the presence of CaCl2...
  6. Moriyama R, Kudoh S, Miyata S, Nonobe S, Hattori A, Makino S. A germination-specific spore cortex-lytic enzyme from Bacillus cereus spores: cloning and sequencing of the gene and molecular characterization of the enzyme. J Bacteriol. 1996;178:5330-2 pubmed
  7. Watanabe K, Hata Y, Kizaki H, Katsube Y, Suzuki Y. The refined crystal structure of Bacillus cereus oligo-1,6-glucosidase at 2.0 A resolution: structural characterization of proline-substitution sites for protein thermostabilization. J Mol Biol. 1997;269:142-53 pubmed publisher
    ..This well supports the previous finding that the replacement at the appropriate positions in beta-turns or alpha-helices is the most effective for protein thermostabilization by proline substitution...
  8. Mabuchi N, Araki Y. Cloning and sequencing of two genes encoding chitinases A and B from Bacillus cereus CH. Can J Microbiol. 2001;47:895-902 pubmed
    ..The primary structures of these two proteins were not similar to each other. ..
  9. Takeyama H, Wada M, Matsunaga T. Screening of soil bacteria for production of biocleaner. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2002;98-100:319-26 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that a mixture of supernatants from culture broths of Bacillus sp. NKB03 and Aeromonas sp. NKB26c has potential for commercial use as a biocleaner. ..

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  1. Nakahara K, Trakoontivakorn G, Alzoreky N, Ono H, Onishi Kameyama M, Yoshida M. Antimutagenicity of some edible Thai plants, and a bioactive carbazole alkaloid, mahanine, isolated from Micromelum minutum. J Agric Food Chem. 2002;50:4796-802 pubmed
    ..2 microM, cytotoxicity against a tumor cell line HL60 with a MIC100 of 4.0 microg/mL, and antimicrobial activity against Bacillus cereus and Staphylococcus aureus with MIC100 values of 6.25 and 12.5 microg/mL, respectively...
  2. Arima H, Danno G. Isolation of antimicrobial compounds from guava (Psidium guajava L.) and their structural elucidation. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2002;66:1727-30 pubmed
  3. Kurai H. [The management of catheter related blood stream infection]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2012;39:165-8 pubmed
    ..However, the most important deterrents of infection are basic procedures such as hand-hygiene and maximal barrier precautions. I would like to describe the points involving early detection, and its medical treatment and prevention...
  4. Koseki S, Nonaka J. Alternative approach to modeling bacterial lag time, using logistic regression as a function of time, temperature, pH, and sodium chloride concentration. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:6103-12 pubmed publisher