Saitama University

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Organization: Saitama University
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  1. ncbi Photochemical primary process of photo-Fries rearrangement reaction of 1-naphthyl acetate as studied by MFE probe
    Masao Gohdo
    Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama shi, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 13:755-61. 2011
  2. ncbi Direct fluorometric detection of paramagnetic and heavy metal ions at sub-amol level using an aromatic polyaminocarboxylate by CZE: Combination of pre- and on-capillary complexation technique
    Shingo Saito
    Graduate School of Science, and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama City, Japan
    Electrophoresis 28:2448-57. 2007
  3. ncbi [Reverse genetic approaches for the significance of phospholipid metabolism at low temperatures]
    Ikuo Nishida
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 52:524-9. 2007
  4. ncbi VIP and PACAP stimulate TSH release from the bullfrog pituitary
    Reiko Okada
    Department of Biology, School of Education, Waseda University, Tokyo 169 8050, Japan
    Peptides 28:1784-9. 2007
  5. ncbi Calculating nitrogen-removal efficiency with a one-dimensional nitrogen budget model of a reed-wetland soil system
    K Yutani
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 55:129-38. 2007
  6. ncbi Isolation and characterization of sporulation-initiation mutation in the Bacillus subtilis prfB gene
    Kei Asai
    Area of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Division of Life Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 71:397-406. 2007
  7. ncbi Initial specification of the epibranchial placode in zebrafish embryos depends on the fibroblast growth factor signal
    Masataka Nikaido
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Sakura ku, Saitama, Japan
    Dev Dyn 236:564-71. 2007
  8. ncbi The small heat shock proteins and their clients
    H Nakamoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Saitama University, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Cell Mol Life Sci 64:294-306. 2007
  9. ncbi Constructed tropical wetlands with integrated submergent-emergent plants for sustainable water quality management
    Norio Tanaka
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama, Japan
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 41:2221-36. 2006
  10. ncbi Lipid domains in bacterial membranes
    Kouji Matsumoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Saitama University, 255 Shimo ohkubo, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Mol Microbiol 61:1110-7. 2006

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  1. ncbi Photochemical primary process of photo-Fries rearrangement reaction of 1-naphthyl acetate as studied by MFE probe
    Masao Gohdo
    Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama shi, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Phys Chem Chem Phys 13:755-61. 2011
    ..The fact that MFEs were observed for the present photo-Fries rearrangement reaction indicates the presence of a singlet radical pair intermediate with a lifetime as long as several tens of nanoseconds...
  2. ncbi Direct fluorometric detection of paramagnetic and heavy metal ions at sub-amol level using an aromatic polyaminocarboxylate by CZE: Combination of pre- and on-capillary complexation technique
    Shingo Saito
    Graduate School of Science, and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama City, Japan
    Electrophoresis 28:2448-57. 2007
    ..The analytical potential of our simple system was examined, and it was proved that the system was one of the most sensitive methods without the need for any preconcentration process...
  3. ncbi [Reverse genetic approaches for the significance of phospholipid metabolism at low temperatures]
    Ikuo Nishida
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 52:524-9. 2007
  4. ncbi VIP and PACAP stimulate TSH release from the bullfrog pituitary
    Reiko Okada
    Department of Biology, School of Education, Waseda University, Tokyo 169 8050, Japan
    Peptides 28:1784-9. 2007
    ..These data indicate that, in amphibians, the activity of thyrotrophs can be regulated by VIP and PACAP acting likely through VPAC2-R and PAC1-R...
  5. ncbi Calculating nitrogen-removal efficiency with a one-dimensional nitrogen budget model of a reed-wetland soil system
    K Yutani
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 55:129-38. 2007
    ..It was found that the hydraulic loading rate played a key role in relation to nitrogen removal and nitrogen transformation in reed wetland systems...
  6. ncbi Isolation and characterization of sporulation-initiation mutation in the Bacillus subtilis prfB gene
    Kei Asai
    Area of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Division of Life Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 71:397-406. 2007
    ..These results suggest that accurate termination of translation is required for proper initiation of sporulation...
  7. ncbi Initial specification of the epibranchial placode in zebrafish embryos depends on the fibroblast growth factor signal
    Masataka Nikaido
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Sakura ku, Saitama, Japan
    Dev Dyn 236:564-71. 2007
    ..Together, these data provide evidence for the essential role of FGF signals in the development of the epibranchial placodes...
  8. ncbi The small heat shock proteins and their clients
    H Nakamoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Saitama University, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Cell Mol Life Sci 64:294-306. 2007
    ..Recent studies indicate that small heat shock proteins play an important role in membrane quality control and thereby potentially contribute to the maintenance of membrane integrity especially under stress conditions...
  9. ncbi Constructed tropical wetlands with integrated submergent-emergent plants for sustainable water quality management
    Norio Tanaka
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama, Japan
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 41:2221-36. 2006
    ..The significant improvement in effluent quality following treatment by the submergent plant system indicates the value of incorporating such plants in wetland systems...
  10. ncbi Lipid domains in bacterial membranes
    Kouji Matsumoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Saitama University, 255 Shimo ohkubo, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Mol Microbiol 61:1110-7. 2006
    ..We extend the discussion to the possible relevance of the domains to specific cellular processes, including cell division and sporulation...
  11. ncbi Carbosilane dendrimers bearing globotriaoses: construction of a series of carbosilane dendrimers bearing globotriaoses
    Koji Matsuoka
    Department of Functional Materials Science, Faculty of Engineering, Saitama University, Sakura, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Biomacromolecules 7:2284-90. 2006
    ..These dendrimers have unique shapes and adequate numbers of terminal trisaccharide moieties. Some of the dendrimers showed unique biological activity against Stxs, which were produced by pathogenic Escherichia coli O157:H7...
  12. ncbi Carbosilane dendrimers bearing globotriaoses: syntheses of globotrioasyl derivative and introduction into carbosilane dendrimers
    Koji Matsuoka
    Department of Functional Materials Science, Faculty of Engineering, Saitama University, Sakura, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Biomacromolecules 7:2274-83. 2006
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  13. ncbi Effect of equimolar salt to decyltrimethylammonium decyl sulfate on vesicle formation and surface adsorption
    Masumi Villeneuve
    Department of Biological Science and Technology, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokushima, Minamijosanjima, Tokushima 770 8506, Japan
    J Colloid Interface Sci 262:227-34. 2003
    ..Small but distinct changes in the surface density and the entropies of MLV formation of the SDeS/DeTAB system from those of the DeTADeS system were also found...
  14. ncbi Temperature dependence of the Langmuir monolayer packing of mycolic acids from Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Masumi Villeneuve
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1715:71-80. 2005
    ..This novel insight into the packing of mycolic acids opens up new avenues for the study of the role of mycolic acids in the mycobacterial cell envelopes and pathogenic processes...
  15. ncbi [Identification of bio-functional peptides by accelerated in-vitro evolution]
    Koichi Nishigaki
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 52:1871-7. 2007
  16. ncbi STDP provides the substrate for igniting synfire chains by spatiotemporal input patterns
    Ryosuke Hosaka
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama, Japan
    Neural Comput 20:415-35. 2008
    ..In the literature, the origin of the synfire chain has not been sufficiently focused on. Our results indicate that spiking neural networks with STDP can ignite synfire chains in the cortices...
  17. doi A new approach to the spectral study of unstable radicals and ions in solution by the use of an inert gas glovebox system: observation and analysis of the infrared spectra of the radical anion and dianion of p-terphenyl
    Akira Sakamoto
    Materials Science Division, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Shimo okubo 255, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Phys Chem A 112:1180-7. 2008
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  18. ncbi High-precision temperature control and stabilization using a cryocooler
    Yasuhiro Hasegawa
    Faculty of Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Rev Sci Instrum 81:094901. 2010
    ..000 K was attained using the GM cryocooler, and the standard deviation of the temperature fluctuations was less than 1.2 mK even at 300 K. This technique makes it possible to control and stabilize the temperature using a GM cryocooler...
  19. ncbi New process for charged lepton flavor violation searches: μ- e- → e- e- in a muonic atom
    Masafumi Koike
    Physics Department, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Phys Rev Lett 105:121601. 2010
    ..The search for this process could serve complementarily with the other relevant processes to shed light upon the nature of charged lepton flavor violation...
  20. doi Synergistic effects of high-frequency ultrasound on photocatalytic degradation of aldehydes and their intermediates using TiO2 suspension in water
    Kazuhiko Sekiguchi
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Ultrason Sonochem 18:158-63. 2011
    ..Here, the essential information for accurately evaluating the synergistic effects on reaction rate under US/UV/TiO(2) conditions is reported, with a focus on the behavior of decomposition intermediates...
  21. doi Differential conformational behaviors of alpha-mycolic acids in Langmuir monolayers and computer simulations
    Masumi Villeneuve
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Chem Phys Lipids 163:569-79. 2010
    ..Easy conversion of folded to extended conformations was indicated by thermodynamic studies of the Langmuir monolayer results and computer simulations...
  22. doi Toward the fast blind docking of a peptide to a target protein by using a four-body statistical pseudo-potential
    Takuyo Aita
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Comput Biol Chem 34:53-62. 2010
    ..8 A(+/-3.8 A), where GTGD represents the distance from the putative binding site to the correct binding site...
  23. pmc Loss of calmodulin binding to Bax inhibitor-1 affects Pseudomonas-mediated hypersensitive response-associated cell death in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Maki Kawai-Yamada
    Department of Environmental Science and Technology, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Biol Chem 284:27998-8003. 2009
    ..In addition, both BI-1 knockdown plants and atbi1-1 showed increased sensitivity to Pst(avrRPT2)-induced cell death. The results indicated that the loss of calmodulin binding reduces the cell death suppressor activity of BI-1 in planta...
  24. doi Synthesis and characterization of photo-responsive carbosilane dendrimers
    Tetsuo Koyama
    Division of Material Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Sakura, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Molecules 14:2226-34. 2009
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  25. doi Neuroendocrine regulation of thyroid-stimulating hormone secretion in amphibians
    Reiko Okada
    Department of Regulation Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Saitama University, Saitama, Japan
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1163:262-70. 2009
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  26. ncbi Picosecond time-resolved polarized infrared spectroscopic study of photoexcited states and their dynamics in oriented poly(p-phenylenevinylene)
    Akira Sakamoto
    Materials Science Division, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Shimo okubo 255, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Phys Chem B 112:16437-44. 2008
    ..The singlet excitons show fast decay due to the exciton-exciton annihilation under the high excitation density used in the present study...
  27. doi Calcite encrustation in macro-algae Chara and its implication to the formation of carbonate-bound cadmium
    Kian Siong
    Department of Environmental Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama, Japan
    J Hazard Mater 167:1237-41. 2009
    ..Thick marl sediment frequently found beneath charophyte meadows suggests a long-term storage of Ca as well as the precipitated or co-precipitated Cd in the sediment after the plant senescence and decomposition...
  28. pmc Parallel reinforcement learning for weighted multi-criteria model with adaptive margin
    Kazuyuki Hiraoka
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama shi, Japan
    Cogn Neurodyn 3:17-24. 2009
    ..Although an algorithm exists for calculating the equivalent result to Q-learning for each task simultaneously, it presents the problem of explosion of set sizes. We therefore introduce adaptive margins to overcome this difficulty...
  29. doi Hierarchical distribution of ascending slopes, nearly neutral networks, highlands, and local optima at the dth order in an NK fitness landscape
    Takuyo Aita
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Theor Biol 254:252-63. 2008
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  30. doi Quantum dot FRET biosensors that respond to pH, to proteolytic or nucleolytic cleavage, to DNA synthesis, or to a multiplexing combination
    Miho Suzuki
    Functional Materials Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 225, Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama, Saitama, 338 8570, Japan
    J Am Chem Soc 130:5720-5. 2008
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  31. pmc Molecular cloning of a {beta}-galactosidase from radish that specifically hydrolyzes {beta}-(1->3)- and {beta}-(1->6)-galactosyl residues of Arabinogalactan protein
    Toshihisa Kotake
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Plant Physiol 138:1563-76. 2005
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  32. ncbi Latitudinal characteristics of below- and above-ground biomass of Typha: a modelling approach
    Takashi Asaeda
    Department of Environmental Science and Human Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama 338, Japan
    Ann Bot 96:299-312. 2005
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  33. ncbi Transcriptional regulation of the gene for epidermal growth factor-like peptides in sea urchin embryos
    K Yamasu
    Department of Regulation Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Urawa, Japan
    Int J Dev Biol 44:777-84. 2000
    ..6 kb upstream region...
  34. ncbi Adaptive walks by the fittest among finite random mutants on a Mt. Fuji-type fitness landscape. II. Effect of small non-additivity
    T Aita
    Takarazuka Research Institute, Novartis Pharma K K, Japan
    J Math Biol 41:207-31. 2000
    ..We could theoretically predict this reachable point in the case of random sampling search strategy...
  35. ncbi Development of beta-1,3-glucanase activity in germinated tomato seeds
    Y Morohashi
    Department of Regulatory Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Urawa, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Exp Bot 51:1381-7. 2000
    ..Thus the post-germinative beta-1, 3-glucanase activity in the micropylar endosperm portion might be brought about by wounding resulting from endosperm rupture by radicle penetration...
  36. ncbi Chromatographic separation of a small subunit (PsbW/PsaY) and its assignment to Photosystem I reaction center
    T Hiyama
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Saitama University, Urawa, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1459:117-24. 2000
    ..Thus, we propose that this 5-kDa polypeptide, previously designated as a PSII subunit (PsbW), is an integral subunit of PSI as well...
  37. ncbi SISEQ: manipulation of multiple sequence and large database files for common platforms
    N Sato
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Japan
    Bioinformatics 16:180-1. 2000
    ..Command-line interface as well as a GUI and a script-driven operation mode are provided...
  38. pmc Whole genome sequence-enabled prediction of sequences performed for random PCR products of Escherichia coli
    K Nishigaki
    Department of Functional Materials Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Urawa, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Nucleic Acids Res 28:1879-84. 2000
    ..The success attained here not only proved our method to be useful for sequence prediction but also confirmed the above-mentioned ideas as rational. We believe that this is the first case to computer-utilize a genome sequence as a whole...
  39. ncbi Y-ligation: an efficient method for ligating single-stranded DNAs and RNAs with T4 RNA ligase
    K Nishigaki
    Department of Functional Materials Science, Saitama University, Urawa, Japan
    Mol Divers 4:187-90. 1998
    ..This advantage of being amplifiable is shown to be useful for both combinatorial chemistry and evolutionary molecular engineering, which deal with a pool of diversity molecules...
  40. ncbi Random PCR-based genome sequencing: a non-divide-and-conquer strategy
    K Nishigaki
    Department of Functional Materials Science, Saitama University, Urawa, Japan
    DNA Res 7:19-26. 2000
    ..This strategy enhances the global effort towards genome sequencing by being available through the Internet and by allowing the use of preexisting sequence data...
  41. ncbi The structure and function of folliculo-stellate cells in the anterior pituitary gland
    K Inoue
    Department of Regulation Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Urawa, Japan
    Arch Histol Cytol 62:205-18. 1999
    ..The origin and differentiation of FS cells, especially the possibility that the FS cell is a kind of stem cell which has the potential to differentiate into endocrine cells, is also presented...
  42. ncbi Characterization of TSH-positive cells in foetal rat pars tuberalis that fail to express Pit-1 factor and thyroid hormone beta2 receptors
    T Sakai
    Department of Regulation Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Urawa, Japan
    J Neuroendocrinol 11:187-93. 1999
    ..These results suggest that apparently distinct types of TSH cells in the PT develop independently from TSH cells in the PD...
  43. ncbi Targeted inactivation of the gene psaK encoding a subunit of photosystem I from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    H Nakamoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Saitama University, Urawa, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 40:9-16. 1999
    ..Furthermore, the trimer to monomer ratio of the PSI complexes isolated from the mutant was similar to that isolated from the wild type...
  44. ncbi Ribosomal proteins in the cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilis strain M3: presence of L25 protein
    N Sato
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Urawa, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 39:1367-71. 1998
    ..We detected 21 protein spots of the small subunit and 29 protein spots of the large subunit. One of the spots was identified as L25 protein, which suggests that the reading frame sll1824 of Synechocystis is the L25 protein...
  45. ncbi A new UV-sensitive mutant that suggests a second excision repair pathway in Neurospora crassa
    C Ishii
    Department of Regulation Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Urawa, Japan
    Mutat Res 408:171-82. 1998
    ..The mus-38 mutant was sensitive not only to UV but also to some chemical mutagens which make adducts on DNA. Thus, mus-38 is possibly involved in an excision-repair pathway that is related to the Saccharomyces cerevisiae RAD3 pathway...
  46. ncbi The 70-kDa major DNA-compacting protein of the chloroplast nucleoid is sulfite reductase
    N Sato
    Department of Molecular Biology, Saitama University, Urawa, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
    FEBS Lett 487:347-50. 2001
    ..Recombinant maize sulfite reductase was indeed able to compact chloroplast DNA and to form nucleoid-like particles in vitro. The role of sulfite reductase in the structural organization of the nucleoid is discussed...
  47. ncbi Dispensable nature of phosphatidylglycerol in Escherichia coli: dual roles of anionic phospholipids
    K Matsumoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo ohkubo, Urawa, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Mol Microbiol 39:1427-33. 2001
    ..These two aspects of the physiological roles of anionic phospholipids are discussed with special reference to the phospholipids of other bacteria and eukaryotic organelles...
  48. pmc DNA microarray analysis of cyanobacterial gene expression during acclimation to high light
    Y Hihara
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Urawa, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Plant Cell 13:793-806. 2001
    ..Several unidentified open reading frames were induced or repressed. The possible involvement of these genes in the acclimation to high light conditions is discussed...
  49. ncbi Sensor fusion for taste sensor and odor sensor
    T Katsube
    Faculty of Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Chem Senses 30:i260-1. 2005
  50. ncbi Protease-sensitive signalling by chemically engineered intramolecular fluorescent resonance energy transfer mutants of green fluorescent protein
    Miho Suzuki
    Department of Functional Materials Science, Faculty of Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Saitama, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1679:222-9. 2004
    ..This protein engineering provides the basis for novel bioprobes for enzymatic triggering using intramolecular FRET between GFP and carefully sited chemical labels...
  51. ncbi UDP-sugar pyrophosphorylase with broad substrate specificity toward various monosaccharide 1-phosphates from pea sprouts
    Toshihisa Kotake
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Biol Chem 279:45728-36. 2004
    ..These results indicate that the enzyme is a novel type of UDP-sugar pyrophosphorylase, which catalyzes the formation of various UDP-sugars at the end of salvage pathways in higher plants...
  52. ncbi Use of segment-based microarray in the analysis of global gene expression in response to various environmental stresses in the cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. PCC 7120
    Naoki Sato
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Gen Appl Microbiol 50:1-8. 2004
    ..These results suggest that these segment-based microarrays are useful especially for such large genomes as Anabaena, for which the number of genes exceeds either technical or practical limitations...
  53. ncbi [Bioinformatics of evolution of metabolic system]
    Naoki Sato
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 48:2211-7. 2003
  54. ncbi Comparative analysis of the genomes of cyanobacteria and plants
    Naoki Sato
    Department of Molecular Biology, Saitama University, Shimo Ohkubo 255, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Genome Inform 13:173-82. 2002
    ..In addition, only 80 groups are identified as the gene groups that could not have been acquired by plants without cyanobacterial endosymbiosis. Further study is needed to identify plant genes of cyanobacterial origin...
  55. pmc DNA microarray analysis of redox-responsive genes in the genome of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803
    Yukako Hihara
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Saitama shi, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Bacteriol 185:1719-25. 2003
    ..It was shown that some stress-responsive genes but not photosynthetic genes were under the control of the redox state of the plastoquinone pool in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803...
  56. ncbi Spike independency in feed-forward networks
    Yutaka Sakai
    Department of Information and Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Biosystems 67:221-7. 2002
    ..Another interesting result is that the independency-stable spike probability has a lower limit 0.0323...
  57. ncbi Non-linear characteristics in the dynamic responses of seated subjects exposed to vertical whole-body vibration
    Yasunao Matsumoto
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Saitama University, Urawa, Japan
    J Biomech Eng 124:527-32. 2002
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  58. pmc A database for the provisional identification of species using only genotypes: web-based genome profiling
    Takehiro Watanabe
    Department of Functional Materials Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Saitama, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Genome Biol 3:RESEARCH0010. 2002
    ..The approach is based on two main technologies: genome profiling and Internet-based databases...
  59. ncbi Expression of bone morphogenetic protein-5 gene during chick heart development: possible roles in valvuloseptal endocardial cushion formation
    T Yamagishi
    Department of Anatomy, Saitama Medical School, Moroyama machi, Iruma gun, Saitama, Japan
    Anat Rec 264:313-6. 2001
    ..These results suggest that BMP5 may play important roles not only in myocardial differentiation, but also in the formation and maintenance of endocardial cushion tissue...
  60. ncbi A novel heat shock protein plays an important role in thermal stress management in cyanobacteria
    H Nakamoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Saitama University, Urawa 338 8570, Japan
    J Biol Chem 276:25088-95. 2001
    ..Accumulation of the groESL transcript in the orf7.5 mutant was strongly reduced, suggesting that the orf7.5 gene product controls the expression of the groESL operon...
  61. ncbi Was the evolution of plastid genetic machinery discontinuous?
    N Sato
    Dept of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo ohkubo, Urawa 338 8570, Japan
    Trends Plant Sci 6:151-5. 2001
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  62. ncbi Phosphatidylserine synthase from bacteria
    K Matsumoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1348:214-27. 1997
    ..In addition, considerations of the origin and evolution of the two vastly different subclasses of phosphatidylserine synthases of bacteria are also presented...