Kyoto Institute of Technology

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Organization: Kyoto Institute of Technology
Country: Japan

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  1. doi Vacuolar morphology of Saccharomyces cerevisiae during the process of wine making and Japanese sake brewing
    Shingo Izawa
    Laboratory of Microbial Technology, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Kyoto, 606 8585, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 88:277-82. 2010
  2. ncbi First observation of luminescence from tris(2,2'-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) triggered by anodic oxidation of oligodeoxyribonucleotide
    Hajime Karatani
    Department of Biomolecular Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Anal Sci 23:747-50. 2007
  3. ncbi Irreversible cross-linking of heme to the distal tryptophan of stromal ascorbate peroxidase in response to rapid inactivation by H2O2
    Sakihito Kitajima
    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    FEBS J 274:3013-20. 2007
  4. ncbi Prevalence of full-size P and KP elements in North American populations of Drosophila melanogaster
    Masanobu Itoh
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, 606 8585, Japan
    Genetica 131:21-8. 2007
  5. ncbi Anion- and cation-exchange MicroHPLC utilizing poly(methacrylates)-coated monolithic silica capillary columns
    Tohru Ikegami
    Department of Biomolecular Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Anal Sci 23:109-13. 2007
  6. ncbi Spatial arrangement of metal nanoparticles supported by porous polymer substrates studied by transmission electron microtomography
    Hiroshi Jinnai
    Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8585, Japan
    Chem Rec 6:267-74. 2006
  7. ncbi Continuous carbachol infusion promotes peripheral cell proliferation and mimics vagus hyperactivity in a rat model of hypothalamic obesity
    Ryoichi Yoshimura
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, Japan
    Biomed Res 27:81-8. 2006
  8. ncbi Enzymatic polymerization to novel polysaccharides having a glucose-N-acetylglucosamine repeating unit, a cellulose-chitin hybrid polysaccharide
    Shiro Kobayashi
    Department of Materials Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto 615 8510, Japan
    Biomacromolecules 7:1644-56. 2006
  9. ncbi Bioluminescence color modulation of Vibrio fischeri strain Y1 coupled with alterable levels of endogenous yellow fluorescent protein and its fluorescence imaging
    Hajime Karatani
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Photochem Photobiol 82:587-92. 2006
  10. ncbi Photo-cross-linked oligonucleotide duplex as a decoy-DNA for inhibition of restriction endonuclease activity
    A Murakami
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8585, Japan
    Bioorg Chem 29:223-33. 2001

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  1. doi Vacuolar morphology of Saccharomyces cerevisiae during the process of wine making and Japanese sake brewing
    Shingo Izawa
    Laboratory of Microbial Technology, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Kyoto, 606 8585, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 88:277-82. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi First observation of luminescence from tris(2,2'-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) triggered by anodic oxidation of oligodeoxyribonucleotide
    Hajime Karatani
    Department of Biomolecular Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Anal Sci 23:747-50. 2007
    ..A pivotal initial stage in the light production path was postulated to be the anodic oxidation of 2-deoxyribose residue. This reaction seems to be available for the determination of sub-micromol dm(-3) levels of oligodeoxyribonucleotide...
  3. ncbi Irreversible cross-linking of heme to the distal tryptophan of stromal ascorbate peroxidase in response to rapid inactivation by H2O2
    Sakihito Kitajima
    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    FEBS J 274:3013-20. 2007
    ..This is the first report of a mutation that improves the tolerance of chloroplast APXs to H2O2...
  4. ncbi Prevalence of full-size P and KP elements in North American populations of Drosophila melanogaster
    Masanobu Itoh
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, 606 8585, Japan
    Genetica 131:21-8. 2007
    ..We suggest that this may be due to a transpositional advantage of KP elements, rather than to a role in P-element regulation...
  5. ncbi Anion- and cation-exchange MicroHPLC utilizing poly(methacrylates)-coated monolithic silica capillary columns
    Tohru Ikegami
    Department of Biomolecular Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Anal Sci 23:109-13. 2007
    ..These columns should be suitable for the separation of biologically active compounds by the microHPLC modes...
  6. ncbi Spatial arrangement of metal nanoparticles supported by porous polymer substrates studied by transmission electron microtomography
    Hiroshi Jinnai
    Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8585, Japan
    Chem Rec 6:267-74. 2006
    ..g., the penetration of the Pd nanoparticles into the polymer substrate, number density of the Pd nanoparticles, and size distribution of the Pd nanoparticles, were measured for the first time...
  7. ncbi Continuous carbachol infusion promotes peripheral cell proliferation and mimics vagus hyperactivity in a rat model of hypothalamic obesity
    Ryoichi Yoshimura
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, Japan
    Biomed Res 27:81-8. 2006
    ..These data demonstrate that carbachol infusion can induce pancreatic and duodenal cell proliferation to a degree that was comparable to that in vagal hyperactivity induced by VMH lesions...
  8. ncbi Enzymatic polymerization to novel polysaccharides having a glucose-N-acetylglucosamine repeating unit, a cellulose-chitin hybrid polysaccharide
    Shiro Kobayashi
    Department of Materials Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto 615 8510, Japan
    Biomacromolecules 7:1644-56. 2006
    ..Furthermore, these unnatural hybrids of 2 and 4 were successfully digested by lysozyme from human neutrophils...
  9. ncbi Bioluminescence color modulation of Vibrio fischeri strain Y1 coupled with alterable levels of endogenous yellow fluorescent protein and its fluorescence imaging
    Hajime Karatani
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Photochem Photobiol 82:587-92. 2006
    ..Two-dimensional gel electrophoresis of cell-protein extracts has shown that the YFP level is more alterable than the luciferase level. It is postulated that the yellow BL modulation takes place in connection with cell growth...
  10. ncbi Photo-cross-linked oligonucleotide duplex as a decoy-DNA for inhibition of restriction endonuclease activity
    A Murakami
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8585, Japan
    Bioorg Chem 29:223-33. 2001
    ..3 microM for SC.DD, 0.016 microM for SC.SD, 0.002 microM for SC.SS). The SC decoy-DNAs were found to be effective for regulating the DNA recognizing proteins...
  11. ncbi [Detergents for crystallization of membrane protein]
    Shigeharu Harada
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 50:1395-401. 2005
  12. ncbi Differences in pressure and temperature transitions of proteins and polymer gels
    S Kunugi
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Braz J Med Biol Res 38:1233-8. 2005
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  13. ncbi Biochemical and physiological evidence that calmodulin is involved in the taste response of the sugar receptor cells of the blowfly, Phormia regina
    Keiji Seno
    Department of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, Japan
    Chem Senses 30:497-504. 2005
    ..These data strongly suggest that the cGMP-gated channel generating receptor potential in the sugar receptor cell requires calmodulin for its gating...
  14. ncbi Effect of the polypeptide binding on the thermodynamic stability of the substrate binding domain of the DnaK chaperone
    Naoki Tanaka
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1748:1-8. 2005
    ..All together, our results indicate that complex between DnaK384-638 and substrate forms a rigid conformation in the beta-domain...
  15. ncbi Heme synthase (ferrochelatase) catalyzes the removal of iron from heme and demetalation of metalloporphyrins
    Shigeru Taketani
    Department of Biotechnology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Biochemistry 46:15054-61. 2007
    ..This is the first demonstration of a new enzyme reaction, the reverse reaction of ferrochelatase, which may contribute to a new route of the recycling of protoporphyrin and heme in cells...
  16. doi A cysteine residue near the propionate side chain of heme is the radical site in ascorbate peroxidase
    Sakihito Kitajima
    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    FEBS J 275:470-80. 2008
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  17. ncbi Distinct morphology of serotonin-containing enterochromaffin (EC) cells in the rat distal colon
    Hirofumi Kuramoto
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Arch Histol Cytol 70:235-41. 2007
    ..The long cytoplasmic processes of the EC cells may be a major contributor to the serotonininduced secretory events in the rat distal colon...
  18. ncbi Recombinant stromal APX defective in the unique loop region showed improved tolerance to hydrogen peroxide
    Sakihito Kitajima
    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 74:1501-3. 2010
    ..Here we report that the H2O2-tolerance of APX localized in the stroma of chloroplasts was improved by removing a unique 16-amino-acid-residue loop not found in H2O2-tolerant isoforms of cytosol and glyoxysome...
  19. ncbi dGirdin a new player of Akt /PKB signaling in Drosophila Melanogaster
    Masamitsu Yamaguchi
    Department of Applied Biology, Insect Biomedical Research Center, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Front Biosci (Landmark Ed) 15:1164-71. 2010
    ..Possible use of the Drosophila Girdin model in understanding the mechanisms of cancer progression and in developing preventive and therapeutic strategies will be discussed...
  20. doi Rhodium-catalyzed [2+2+2] cycloaddition of various fluorine-containing alkynes--novel synthesis of multi-substituted fluoroalkylated aromatic compounds
    Tsutomu Konno
    Department of Chemistry and Materials Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Org Biomol Chem 8:1718-24. 2010
    ..The reaction of fluorine-containing bispropargyl ether with non-fluorinated alkynes took place smoothly to afford the corresponding bicyclic molecules in good to high yields...
  21. ncbi Ethanol stress response in the mRNA flux of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Shingo Izawa
    Laboratory of Microbial Technology, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 74:7-12. 2010
    ..This review outlines the regulation of yeast gene expression at the mRNA processing and nuclear export steps under ethanol stressed conditions, and discusses how to improve the capabilities of brewer's yeast cells...
  22. doi Organic dye lasers with distributed Bragg reflector grating and distributed feedback resonator
    Naoto Tsutsumi
    Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Opt Express 17:21698-703. 2009
    ..3 mJ cm(-2) pulse(-1) with DFB resonator. Slope efficiency between 0.06 and 0.09 % was measured for PS/Alq/Coumarin 6 waveguide and that between 0.07 and 0.15 for PVB /Alq/Coumarin 6 waveguide...
  23. doi Chemical biology of inflammatory cytokine signaling
    Takao Kataoka
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    J Antibiot (Tokyo) 62:655-67. 2009
    ..This review focuses on recent progress in the identification and biological properties of small molecules targeting the NF-kappaB signaling pathway induced by pro-inflammatory cytokines...
  24. doi Direct immobilization of functional single-chain variable fragment antibodies (scFvs) onto a polystyrene plate by genetic fusion of a polystyrene-binding peptide (PS-tag)
    Yoichi Kumada
    Department of Chemistry and Materials Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, 606 8585, Japan
    Anal Bioanal Chem 395:759-65. 2009
    ..ScFv-PS-tags, which possess high antigen-binding activity on the phi-PS plate, are more useful ligand antibodies than whole mAbs. Thus, scFv-PS-tags are applicable in both clinical diagnosis and proteomic research...
  25. doi Biochemistry of microbial polyvinyl alcohol degradation
    Fusako Kawai
    R and D Center for Bio based materials, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8585, Japan
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 84:227-37. 2009
    ..The complete pva operon was identified in Sphingopyxis sp. 113P3. Anaerobic biodegradability of PVA has also been suggested...
  26. doi Efficient immobilization of a ligand antibody with high antigen-binding activity by use of a polystyrene-binding peptide and an intelligent microtiter plate
    Yoichi Kumada
    Department of Chemistry and Materials Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Goshokaido cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    J Biotechnol 142:135-41. 2009
    ..This method may be useful for fabrication of protein-based biochips, such as antibody chips...
  27. doi High biological activity of a recombinant protein immobilized onto polystyrene
    Yoichi Kumada
    Department of Chemistry and Materials Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Biotechnol J 4:1178-89. 2009
    ..The PS19-6 peptide developed in this study is therefore very useful as an affinity tag that can immobilize a target protein directly onto various hydrophilic PS supports with high remaining activity...
  28. doi Differentiation/maturation of neuropeptide Y neurons in the corpus callosum is promoted by brain-derived neurotrophic factor in mouse brain slice cultures
    Ryoichi Yoshimura
    Division of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology Graduate School of Science and Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 450:262-5. 2009
    ..BDNF affected these fine structures of NPY neuronal fibers in the cc. These results suggest that BDNF takes part in the development, maturation, and maintenance of NPY neurons in the cc...
  29. pmc A monoclonal antibody to cyclomaltoheptaose (beta-cyclodextrin): Characterization and use for immunoassay of beta-cyclodextrin and its derivatives
    Koji Ikura
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, Japan
    Cytotechnology 40:23-9. 2002
    ..05 muM. This immunoassay was useful to determine beta-CD in biological fluids such as human plasma and urine after appropriate pretreatment of the samples...
  30. doi Triple mutation of Cys26, Trp35, and Cys126 in stromal ascorbate peroxidase confers H2O2 tolerance comparable to that of the cytosolic isoform
    Sakihito Kitajima
    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 372:918-23. 2008
    ..The H(2)O(2) tolerance of this mutant was comparable to that of the H(2)O(2)-tolerant APX isoform localized in the cytosol...
  31. ncbi Feeding behavior regulation in the fly: effect of a noxious substance through the taste and olfactory neurons
    Mamiko Ozaki
    Department of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Chem Senses 30:i289-90. 2005
  32. ncbi Chromatographic molecular recognition for catechol-related compounds using thiacalix[4]arene as an effective selector
    Ken Hosoya
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8585 Japan
    Anal Bioanal Chem 380:343-5. 2004
    ..Specific chromatographic retention behavior was observed for catechol relative to positional isomers of xylene, cresol, and benzene-diol. Catecholamine and catechol showed specific chromatographic retention behavior...
  33. ncbi Pressure-induced perturbation on the active site of beta-amylase monitored from the sulfhydryl reaction
    N Tanaka
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Biochemistry 40:5914-20. 2001
    ..The reaction of Cys345 was also enhanced by low concentrations of GuHCl, suggesting the significant role of hydration-driven fluctuation in the pressure-induced enhancement of the reactivity...
  34. pmc Multiple four-stranded conformations of human telomere sequence d(CCCTAA) in solution
    K Kanaori
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Nucleic Acids Res 29:831-40. 2001
    ..The T-form structure determined by restrained molecular dynamics calculation suggests that inter-strand van der Waals contacts in the narrow grooves should contribute to the enthalpic stabilization of the T-form...
  35. ncbi Pressure effect on the conformational fluctuation of apomyoglobin in the native state
    N Tanaka
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering and Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Biochemistry 39:12063-8. 2000
    ..Conformational fluctuations much smaller than local unfolding evidently provide pathways for water to diffuse into the protein interior, and are enhanced by an increase of pressure...
  36. ncbi Sequence analysis of the Plutella xylostella granulovirus genome
    Y Hashimoto
    Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8585, Japan
    Virology 275:358-72. 2000
    ..The PxGV genome contained four homologous regions (hrs), each with 10 to 23 repeated sequences of 101 to 105 nucleotides containing a 15-bp imperfect palindrome in the center of the repeats...
  37. ncbi Subsite preferences of pepstatin-insensitive carboxyl proteinases from prokaryotes: kumamolysin, a thermostable pepstatin-insensitive carboxyl proteinase
    K Oda
    Department of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    J Biochem 128:499-507. 2000
    ..Thus, the hydrophilic nature of the S(2)' subsite was confirmed to be a distinguishing feature of pepstatin-insensitive carboxyl proteinases from prokaryotes...
  38. ncbi Regulation of the expression of human ferrochelatase by intracellular iron levels
    S Taketani
    Department of Biotechnology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Eur J Biochem 267:4685-92. 2000
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  39. ncbi Developmental changes in capacitative Ca(2+) entry in mouse mammary epithelial cells
    J Ichikawa
    Kyoto Institute of Technology, Department of Applied Biology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Japan
    Cell Biochem Funct 18:147-50. 2000
    ..These findings indicate that in contrast to Ca(2+) release, a close correlation exists between capacitative Ca(2+) entry and pregnancy-induced development in mammary epithelial cells...
  40. ncbi High molecular weight transglutaminase inhibitor produced by a microorganism (Streptomyces lavendulae Y-200)
    K Ikura
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 64:116-24. 2000
    ..The results obtained here may help identify a novel regulatory substance of transglutaminase in biological systems...
  41. ncbi Activities of the bimodal fluorescent protein produced by Photobacterium phosphoreum strain bmFP in the luciferase reaction in vitro
    H Karatani
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Photochem Photobiol 71:237-42. 2000
    ..After bmFP was used in luciferase reactions initiated either chemically or electrochemically, it was still capable of emitting bimodal fluorescence...
  42. ncbi Properties of the bimodal fluorescent protein produced by Photobacterium phosphoreum
    H Karatani
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Photochem Photobiol 71:230-6. 2000
    ..It is speculated that chromophores in different states of protonation, associated with a single protein, are responsible for the unusual spectral properties of bmFP...
  43. ncbi Cloning of soluble alkaline phosphatase cDNA and molecular basis of the polymorphic nature in alkaline phosphatase isozymes of Bombyx mori midgut
    M Itoh
    Department of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 29:121-9. 1999
    ..mori...
  44. ncbi Motor innervation by enteric nerve fibers containing both nitric oxide synthase and galanin immunoreactivities in the striated muscle of the rat esophagus
    H Kuramoto
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 295:241-5. 1999
    ..There were no CGRP-immunoreactive nerve cell bodies in the wall of the esophagus...
  45. ncbi Infant cold exposure changes Fos expression to acute cold stimulation in adult hypothalamic brain regions
    S Miyata
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Neurosci Res 31:219-25. 1998
    ..These results suggest that the central mechanism of cold tolerance with cold exposure as infants is due to metabolic changes of the hypothalamic brain regions...
  46. ncbi P elements and P-M characteristics in natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster in the southernmost islands of Japan and in Taiwan
    M Itoh
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Heredity (Edinb) 86:206-12. 2001
    ..Their genomic P element profiles are highly similar, consisting mostly of full-size P and of KP elements. We found no clear relationship between phenotype and genomic P element composition...
  47. ncbi Interfacial and topological measurements of bicontinuous polymer morphologies
    H Jinnai
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 64:010803. 2001
    ..A channel coordination of 3 is dominant in both morphologies, and topological measurements such as the Euler-Poincaré characteristic and genus are reported...
  48. ncbi The analysis of heparin-protein interactions using evanescent wave biosensor with regioselectively desulfated heparins as the ligands
    K Kamei
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Anal Biochem 295:203-13. 2001
    ..The established system appeared to describe well the interactions of heparin with such proteins as acidic and basic fibroblast growth factors and tissue factor pathway inhibitor...
  49. pmc Mutations in orbit/mast reveal that the central spindle is comprised of two microtubule populations, those that initiate cleavage and those that propagate furrow ingression
    Yoshihiro H Inoue
    Drosophila Genetic Resource Center, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Sagaippongi cho, Ukyou ku, 616 8354, Japan
    J Cell Biol 166:49-60. 2004
    ..Our work identifies a new function for Orbit/Mast/CLASP and identifies a novel MT population involved in cleavage furrow initiation...
  50. ncbi Purification and characterization of alkaline serine proteinase from photosynthetic bacterium, Rubrivivax gelatinosus KDDS1
    Kohei Oda
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 68:650-5. 2004
    ..Thus, the enzyme from Rvi. gelatinosus KDDS1 was thought to be a serine-type proteinase. This was the first serine proteinase characterized from photosynthetic bacteria...
  51. ncbi Dendrite-associated opioid-binding cell adhesion molecule localizes at neurosecretory granules in the hypothalamic magnocellular neurons
    S Miyata
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Neuroscience 122:169-81. 2003
    ..Moreover, the subcellular localization of OBCAM is changed in an activity-dependent manner...
  52. ncbi Voltammetric and spectroelectrochemical characterization of a water-soluble viologen polymer and its application to electron-transfer mediator for enzyme-free regeneration of NADH
    Hajime Karatani
    Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto 606 8585, Sakyo, Japan
    Bioelectrochemistry 60:57-64. 2003
    ..couple functions as a useful electron-transfer mediator and (ii) that PXV(+.) reacts with NAD(+), leading to generation of the enzymatically active NADH, in the absence of any reductases...
  53. ncbi A possible purification method of DNAs' fragments from humic matters in soil extracts using novel stimulus responsive polymer adsorbent
    Ken Hosoya
    Department of Polymer Science, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    J Pharm Biomed Anal 30:1919-22. 2003
    ..Cleaning up of the polymer adsorbent could be performed by washing the adsorbed humic matters with alkaline mobile phase (pH 9) to recover those and realize repeatable use of the adsorbent...
  54. ncbi Biocompatibility of dense hydroxyapatite prepared using an SPS process
    A Nakahira
    Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res 62:550-7. 2002
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  55. ncbi Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan phosphacan/RPTPbeta in the hypothalamic magnocellular nuclei
    Seiji Miyata
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    Brain Res 949:112-21. 2002
    ..The present results indicate the high expression of the CSPG, phosphacan/RPTPbeta at the extracellular space in the hypothalamic AVP- and OXT-secreting magnocellular neurons...
  56. ncbi Inhibition of transglutaminase by synthetic tyrosine melanin
    Koji Ikura
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 66:1412-4. 2002
    ..The melanized hemolymph of the silkworm and melanin solutions prepared from melanin precursors inhibited tissue-type transglutaminase. These results suggested that the melanin substances generally inhibit transglutaminases...
  57. ncbi Structural analysis of N-linked glycans in Caenorhabditis elegans
    Shunji Natsuka
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    J Biochem 131:807-13. 2002
    ..Structures that had a core fucose or non-reducing end N-acetylglucosamine were also identified, but ordinary complex-type glycans with N-acetyllactosamine were not detected as major components...
  58. ncbi Cold denaturation of proteins under high pressure
    Shigeru Kunugi
    Laboratory for Biopolymer Chemistry, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1595:329-44. 2002
    ..In order to understand more clearly this phenomenon and protein structure transition in general, several studies on model polymer systems are also reviewed...
  59. ncbi Activity-related, dynamic neuron-glial interactions in the hypothalamo-neurohypophysial system
    Seiji Miyata
    Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585 Japan
    Microsc Res Tech 56:143-57. 2002
    ..Thus, the hypothalamo-neurohypophysial system is an interesting model for elucidating physiological significance and molecular mechanisms of activity-dependent structural plasticity in adult brains...
  60. ncbi New silk protein: modification of silk protein by gene engineering for production of biomaterials
    H Mori
    Kyoto Institute of Technology, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8585, Japan
    J Biotechnol 74:95-103. 2000
    ..This technique, gene targeting, will lead to the modification and enhancement of physicochemical properties of silk protein...
  61. ncbi Enzyme processing of textiles in reverse micellar solution
    K Sawada
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Faculty of Engineering and Design, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, 606 8585, Sakyo ku, Japan
    J Biotechnol 89:263-9. 2001
    ..It was found that cotton and polyester fabrics were dyed satisfactorily by reverse micellar system compared to conventional aqueous system...
  62. ncbi Anisotropy for direction discrimination in a two-frame apparent motion display
    Y Ohtani
    Laboratory of Psychology, Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Japan
    Vision Res 37:765-7. 1997
    ..Human motion vision is anisotropic in the lower half of the visual field...