K Yamanaka

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Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cold shock response in Escherichia coli
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 1:193-202. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial activity of 4,5-dihydroxy-2-cyclopentan-1-one (DHCP) and cloning of a gene conferring DHCP resistance in Escherichia coli
    S Phadtare
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 3:461-5. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint CspD, a novel DNA replication inhibitor induced during the stationary phase in Escherichia coli
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Mol Microbiol 39:1572-84. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Acquisition of double-stranded DNA-binding ability in a hybrid protein between Escherichia coli CspA and the cold shock domain of human YB-1
    N Wang
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Mol Microbiol 38:526-34. 2000
  5. pmc CspI, the ninth member of the CspA family of Escherichia coli, is induced upon cold shock
    N Wang
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Bacteriol 181:1603-9. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint The CspA family in Escherichia coli: multiple gene duplication for stress adaptation
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Mol Microbiol 27:247-55. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification and characterization of five cspA homologous genes from Myxococcus xanthus
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1447:357-65. 1999
  8. pmc Selective mRNA degradation by polynucleotide phosphorylase in cold shock adaptation in Escherichia coli
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Bacteriol 183:2808-16. 2001
  9. pmc Characterization of GTPase activity of TrmE, a member of a novel GTPase superfamily, from Thermotoga maritima
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Bacteriol 182:7078-82. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Induction of CspA, an E. coli major cold-shock protein, upon nutritional upshift at 37 degrees C
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Genes Cells 6:279-90. 2001

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Cold shock response in Escherichia coli
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 1:193-202. 1999
    ..This review describes what happens in the cell upon cold shock, how E. coli responds to cold shock, how the expression of cold shock proteins is regulated, and what their functions are...
  2. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial activity of 4,5-dihydroxy-2-cyclopentan-1-one (DHCP) and cloning of a gene conferring DHCP resistance in Escherichia coli
    S Phadtare
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 3:461-5. 2001
    ..However, the Dep protein does not confer cross-resistance to any of the antibiotics tested...
  3. ncbi request reprint CspD, a novel DNA replication inhibitor induced during the stationary phase in Escherichia coli
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Mol Microbiol 39:1572-84. 2001
    ..We propose that CspD dimers, with two independent beta-sheets interacting with ssDNA, function as a novel inhibitor of DNA replication and play a regulatory role in chromosomal replication in nutrient-depleted cells...
  4. ncbi request reprint Acquisition of double-stranded DNA-binding ability in a hybrid protein between Escherichia coli CspA and the cold shock domain of human YB-1
    N Wang
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Mol Microbiol 38:526-34. 2000
    ..These results indicate that the loop region between the beta3 and beta4 strands of Y-box proteins, which is a little longer and more basic than that of CspA, plays an important role in their binding to dsDNA...
  5. pmc CspI, the ninth member of the CspA family of Escherichia coli, is induced upon cold shock
    N Wang
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Bacteriol 181:1603-9. 1999
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The CspA family in Escherichia coli: multiple gene duplication for stress adaptation
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Mol Microbiol 27:247-55. 1998
    ..The E. coli CspA family will be discussed in terms of their structures and functions, and their gene structures and regulation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification and characterization of five cspA homologous genes from Myxococcus xanthus
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1447:357-65. 1999
    ..Such constitutive expression of the csp genes may be important for M. xanthus, a soil-dwelling bacterium, to survive under conditions of exposure to various environmental changes in nature...
  8. pmc Selective mRNA degradation by polynucleotide phosphorylase in cold shock adaptation in Escherichia coli
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Bacteriol 183:2808-16. 2001
    ....
  9. pmc Characterization of GTPase activity of TrmE, a member of a novel GTPase superfamily, from Thermotoga maritima
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Bacteriol 182:7078-82. 2000
    ..3 min(-1), respectively. Our results indicate that TrmE is a GTP-binding protein with a very high intrinsic GTP hydrolysis rate. We also propose that TrmE homologues constitute a novel subfamily of the GTPase superfamily...
  10. ncbi request reprint Induction of CspA, an E. coli major cold-shock protein, upon nutritional upshift at 37 degrees C
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Genes Cells 6:279-90. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest that CspA is a nutritional-upshift stress protein as well as a cold-shock stress protein, and that CspA induction following nutritional upshift may be due to transcriptional activation...
  11. pmc Growth-phase-dependent expression of cspD, encoding a member of the CspA family in Escherichia coli
    K Yamanaka
    Department of Biochemistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway 08854, USA
    J Bacteriol 179:5126-30. 1997
    ..Moreover, the expression of cspD is inversely dependent on growth rates and induced upon glucose starvation. Using a (p)ppGpp-depleted strain, we found that (p)ppGpp is one of the positive factors for the regulation of cspD expression...