Publications

2018

  • Function of three RuBisCO enzymes under different CO2 conditions in Hydrogenovibrio marinus
    Koichi Toyoda, Masaharu Ishii, Hiroyuki Arai
    J. Biosci. Bioeng. in press.
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa overexpression system of nitric oxide reductase for in vivo and in vitro mutational analyses
    Raika Yamagiwa, Takuya Kurahashi, Mariko Takeda, Mayuho Adachi, Hiro Nakamura, Hiroyuki Arai, Yoshitsugu Shiro, Hitomi Sawai, Takehiko Tosha
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1859 (5), 333–341 (2018)
    ISSN 0005-2728

2017

  • The Arnon-Buchanan cycle: a retrospective, 1966-2016.
    Bob B. Buchanan, Reidun Sirevåg, Georg Fuchs, Ruslan N. Ivanovsky, Yasuo Igarashi, Masaharu Ishii, F. Robert Tabita, Ivan A. Berg
    Photosynth. Res., 134, 117–131 (2017)
  • Origin of the reductive tricarboxylic acid (rTCA) cycle-type CO2 fixation: a perspective
    Norio Kitadai, Masafumi Kameya, and Kosuke Fujishima
    Life 7, 39 (2017)
  • Structural basis of the redox switches in the NAD+-reducing soluble [NiFe]-hydrogenase
    Y. Shomura, M. Taketa, H. Nakashima, H. Tai, H. Nakagawa, Y. Ikeda, M. Ishii, Y. Igarashi, H. Nishihara, K-S. Yoon, S. Ogo, S. Hirota, Y. Higuchi
    Science, 357 (6354), 928-932 (2017)
  • Dynamics of nitric oxide controlled by protein complex in bacterial system
    Erina Terasaka, Kenta Yamada, Po-Hung Wang, Kanta Hosokawa, Raika Yamagiwa, Kimi Matsumoto, Shoko Ishii, Takaharu Mori, Kiyoshi Yagi, Hitomi Sawai, Hiroyuki Arai, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Yuji Sugita, Yoshitsugu Shiro, and Takehiko Tosha
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 114, 9888–9893 (2017)
  • Phosphoserine phosphatase is required for serine and one-carbon unit synthesis in Hydrogenobacter thermophilus
    Keugtae Kim, Yoko Chiba, Azusa Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Arai, and Masaharu Ishii
    J. Bacteriol., 199, e00409-17 (2017)
  • Nitrate reductase in Hydrogenobacter thermophilus with evolutionarily ancient features: distinctive localization and electron transfer
    Masafumi Kameya, Haruna Kanbe, Yasuo Igarashi, Hiroyuki Arai, and Masaharu Ishii
    Mol. Microbiol., 106, 129-141 (2017)
  • Specific expression and function of the A-type cytochrome c oxidase under starvation conditions in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Tatsuya Osamura, Takuro Kawakami, Reiko Kido, Masaharu Ishii, and Hiroyuki Arai
    PLoS ONE, 112(5): e0177957 (2017)
    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177957
  • 古くて新しい酢酸菌の酸化発酵
    桜井健太、石井正治、新井博之
    バイオサイエンスとインダストリー、75 (1), 17-21 (2017)

2016

  • Expression of multiple cbb3 cytochrome c oxidase isoforms by combinations of multiple isosubunits in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Takehiro Hirai, Tatsuya Osamura, Masaharu Ishii, and Hiroyuki Arai
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 113 (45), 12815-12819 (2016)
    doi/10.1073/pnas.1613308113
  • Metabolic features of Acetobacter aceti
    Hiroyuki Arai, Kenta Sakurai, and Masaharu Ishii
    In “Acetic acid Bacteria: Ecology and physiology” Matsushita, K. et al. (eds.) , pp. 225-271. Springer (2016)
    doi: 10.1007/978-4-431-55933-7_12
  • Discovery of an intermolecular disulfide bond required for the thermostability of a heterodimeric protein from the thermophile Hydrogenobacter thermophilus
    Keug Tae Kim, Yoko Chiba, Hiroyuki Arai, and Masaharu Ishii
    Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 80 (2), 232-240 (2016)
    doi: 10.1080/09168451.2015.1079476

2015

  • Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of the NAD+-reducing [NiFe] hydrogenase from Hydrogenophilus thermoluteolus TH-1.
    Taketa, M., Nakagawa, H., Habukawa, M., Osuka, H., Kihira, K., Komori, H., Shibata, N., Ishii, M., Igarashi, Y., Nishihara, H., Yoon, K. S., Ogo, S., Shomura, Y. and Higuchi, Y.
    Acta Crystallogr. F Struct. Biol. Commun. 71, 96-99 (2015)
  • Conductive iron oxides accelerate thermophilic methanogenesis from acetate and propionate
    Chihaya Yamada, Souichiro Kato, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng., 119 (6), 678-82.1 (2015)
  • Reorganization of the bacterial and archaeal populations associated with organic loading conditions in a thermophilic anaerobic digester
    Tomoyuki Hori, Shin Haruta, Daisuke Sasaki, Dai Hanajima, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Atsushi Ogata, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng., 119 (3), 337-344 (2015)

2014

  • Involvement of a novel fermentative bacterium in acidification in a thermophilic anaerobic digester
    Tomoyuki Hori, Masateru Akuzawa, Shin Haruta, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Atsushi Ogata, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    FEMS Microbiology Letters, 361 (1), 62–67, (2014)
    doi: 10.1111/1574-6968.12611
  • Enzymatic characterization and in-vivo function of five terminal oxidases in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Hiroyuki Arai, Takuro Kawakami, Tatsuya Osamura, Takehiro Hirai, Yoshiaki Sakai, and Masaharu Ishii
    J Bacteriol., 196 (24), 4206-4215 (2014)
    Journal of Bacteriology誌のCommentaryで紹介されました。
  • Fine-tuned regulation of the dissimilatory nitrite reductase gene by oxygen and nitric oxide in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Miho Kuroki, Yasuo Igarashi, Masaharu Ishii, and Hiroyuki Arai
    Environ. Microbiol. Rep., 6 (6), 792-801 (2014)
  • The crystal structure of siroheme decarboxylase in complex with iron-uroporphyrin III reveals two essential histidine residues
    Kristin Haufschildt, Stefan Schmelz, Theresa M. Kriegler, Alexander Neumann, Judith Streif, Hiroyuki Arai, Dirk W. Heinz, and Gunhild Layer
    J. Mol. Biol., 426 (19), 3272-3286 (2014)
  • Reduction of Fe(III) oxides by phylogenetically and physiologically diverse thermophilic methanogens
    Chihaya Yamada, Souichiro Kato, Satoshi Kimura, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., 89 (3), :637-645 (2014)
  • Inhibitory effects of ferrihydrite on a thermophilic methanogenic community
    Chihaya Yamada, Souichiro Kato, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Microbes Environ., 29 (2), 227-230 (2014)
  • Adaptation of Hydrogenobacter thermophilus toward oxidative stress triggered by high expression of alkyl hydroperoxide reductase
    Yuya Sato, Hiroyuki Arai, Yasuo Igarashi, and Masaharu Ishii
    Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 78 (9) 1619-1622 (2014)
  • Enrichment of amino acid-oxidizing, acetate-reducing bacteria
    Makoto Ato, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng. 118 (2), 160-165 (2014)

2013

  • Structural units important for activity of a novel-type phosphoserine phosphatase from Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6 revealed by crystal structure analysis
    Yoko Chiba, Shoichiro Horita, Jun Ohtsuka, Hiroyuki Arai, Koji Nagata, Yasuo Igarashi, Masaru Tanokura, and Masaharu Ishii
    J. Biol. Chem., 288 (16), 11448-11458 (2013)
  • Role of nitric oxide-detoxifying enzymes in virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa against the silkworm, Bombyx mori
    Hiroyuki Arai and Kazuhiro Iiyama
    Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 77 (1), 198-200 (2013)
  • Transcriptome response to nitrosative stress in Rhodobacter sphaeroides 2.4.1
    Hiroyuki Arai, Jung Hyeob Roh, Jesus M. Eraso, and Samuel Kaplan
    Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 77 (1), 111-118 (2013)
  • Role of the glyoxylate pathway in acetic acid production by Acetobacter aceti
    Kenta Sakurai, Shoko Yamazaki, Masaharu Ishii, Yasuo Igarashi, and Hiroyuki Arai
    J. Biosci. Bioeng. 115 (1), 32-36 (2013)
  • “電子の流れ”で代謝を読み解く:Hydrogenobacter thermophilusの新規peroxidaseの発見
    佐藤由也、新井博之、石井正治
    バイオサイエンスとインダストリー、71 (4), 308-313 (2013)

2012

  • Identification of the genes encoding nitric oxide reductase in the aerobic photosynthetic bacterium Roseobacter denitrificans OCh114
    Makoto Kimura, Masaharu Ishii, Yasuo Igarashi, and Hiroyuki Arai
    Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 76 (10), 1984-1986 (2012)
  • Transcriptome analyses for metabolic enzymes in thiosulfate- and hydrogen-grown Hydrogenobacter thermophilus cells
    Yuya Sato, Haruna Kanbe, Hirosuke Miyano, Yoshihiro Sambongi, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 76 (9), 1677-1681 (2012)
  • Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of a novel type of phosphoserine phosphatase from Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6
    Yoko Chiba, Shoichiro Horita, Jun Ohtsuka, Hiroyuki Arai, Koji Nagata, Yasuo Igarashi, Masaru Tanokurab, and Masaharu Ishii
    Acta Cryst. F68, 911-913 (2012)
  • Phylogenetic position of Aquificales based on the whole genome sequences of six Aquificales species
    Kenro Oshima, Yoko Chiba, Yasuo Igarashi, Hiroyuki Arai, and Masaharu Ishii
    Int. J. Evol. Biol., 2012:859264 (2012)
  • A novel enzymatic system against oxidative stress in the thermophilic hydrogen-oxidizing bacterium Hydrogenobacter thermophilus
    Yuya Sato, Masafumi Kameya, Shinya Fushinobu, Takayoshi Wakagi, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    PLoS ONE, 7 (4), e34825 (2012)
    ※農学部のホームページに研究内容が紹介されています。http://www.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/topics/2012/20120403-1.html
  • Construction of hydrogen fermentation from garbage slurry using the membrane free bioelectrochemical system
    Kengo Sasaki, Masahiko Morita, Norio Matsumoto, Daisuke Sasaki, Shin-ichi Hirano, Naoya Ohmura, Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng., 114 (1), 64-69 (2012)
  • Discovery and analysis of cofactor-dependent phosphoglycerate mutase homologs as novel phosphoserine phosphatases in Hydrogenobacter thermophilus
    Yoko Chiba, Kenro Oshima, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biol. Chem. 287 (15), 11934-11941 (2012)
    ※農学部のホームページに研究内容が紹介されています。http://www.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/topics/2012/20120221-5.html
  • Involvement of flagella-driven motility and pili in Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonization at the air-liquid interface
    Kyosuke Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Microbes Environ., 27 (3), 320-323 (2012)
  • Mechanism for folate-independent aldolase reaction catalyzed by serine hydroxymethyltransferase
    Yoko Chiba, Tohru Terada, Masafumi Kameya, Kentaro Shimizu, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    FEBS J. 279 (3), 504-514 (2012)
  • Changes in the gene expression profile of Acetobacter aceti during growth on ethanol
    Kenta Sakurai, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng., 113 (3), 343-348 (2012).

2011

  • Detecting weak protein-protein interactions by modified far-western blotting
    Yuya Sato, Masafumi Kameya, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng., 112 (3) 304-307 (2011)
  • A bioelectrochemical reactor containing carbon fiber textiles enables efficient methane fermentation from garbage slurry
    Kengo Sasaki, Masahiko Morita, Daisuke Sasaki, Shin-ichi Hirano, Norio Matsumoto, Atushi Watanabe, Naoya Ohmura, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Bioresour. Technol. 102 (13), 6837-6842 (2011)
  • Decreasing ammonia inhibition in thermophilic methanogenic bioreactors using carbon fiber textiles
    Kengo Sasaki, Masahiko Morita, Shin-ichi Hirano, Naoya Ohmura, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 90, 1555-1561(2011)
  • Regulation and function of versatile aerobic and anaerobic respiratory metabolism in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Hiroyuki Arai
    Front. Microbio. 2:103 (2011)
  • Detection of active, potentially acetate-oxidizing syntrophs in an anaerobic digester by flux measurement and FTHFS expression profiling
    Tomoyuki Hori, Daisuke Sasaki, Shin Haruta, Toru Shigematsu, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Microbiology, 157 (7), 1980-1989 (2011)
  • Trade-off between oxygen and iron acquisition in bacterial cells at the air-liquid interface
    Kyosuke Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 77 (1), 83-94 (2011)
  • Bioelectrochemical system accelerates microbial growth and degradation of filter paper
    Kengo Sasaki, Shin-ichi Hirano, Masahiko Morita, Daisuke Sasaki, Norio Matsumoto, Naoya Ohmura, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 89, 449-455 (2011)
  • Distinctive responses of metabolically active microbiota to acidification in a thermophilic anaerobic digester
    Masateru Akuzawa, Tomoyuki Hori, Shin Haruta, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Microb. Ecol. 61(3), 595-605 (2011)
  • Transcriptome response to different carbon sources in Acetobacter aceti
    Kenta Sakurai, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Microbiology, 157 (3), 899-910 (2011)
  • Methanogenic pathway and community structure in a thermophilic anaerobic digestion process of organic solid waste
    Daisuke Sasaki, Tomoyuki Hori, Shin Haruta, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng., 111 (1), 41-46 (2011)
  • Methanogenic communities on the electrodes of bioelectrochemical reactors without membranes
    Kengo Sasaki, Masahiko Morita, Daisuke Sasaki, Shin-ichi Hirano, Norio Matsumoto, Naoya Ohmura, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng., 111 (1), 47-49 (2011)

2010

  • ゲノム解析から見えてきた好熱性絶対独立栄養細菌Hydrogenobacter thermophilusの特徴
    新井博之
    バイオサイエンスとインダストリー, 68 (5), 322-326 (2010)
  • Dissimilatory Fe(III) reduction by cytochrome c-552 in a thermophilic, obligately chemolithoautotrophic bacterium, Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6
    Naoki Yoshida, Naoya Ohmura, Norio Matsumoto, Kengo Sasaki, Hiroshi Saiki, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Jpn. Soc. Extremophiles, 9 (2), 61-66 (2010)
  • Efficient degradation of rice straw in the reacters packed by carbon fiber textiles
    Kengo Sasaki, Masahiko Morita, Shin-ichi Hirano, Daisuke Sasaki, Naoya Ohmura, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 87 (4), 1579-1586 (2010)
  • Determinative factors of competitive advantage between aerobic bacteria for niches at the air-liquid interface
    Kyosuke Yamamoto, Shin Haruta, Souichiro Kato, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Microbes Environ., 25 (4), 317-320 (2010)
  • Bioelectrochemical system stabilizes methane fermentation from garbage slurry
    Kengo Sasaki, Daisuke Sasaki, Masahiko Morita, Shin-ichi Hirano, Norio Matsumoto, Naoya Ohmura, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Bioresour. Technol., 101 (10), 3415-3422 (2010)
  • Efficient treatment of garbage slurry in methanogenic bioreactor packed by fibrous sponge with high porosity
    Kengo Sasaki, Daisuke Sasaki, Masahiko Morita, Shin-ichi Hirano, Norio Matsumoto, Naoya Ohmura, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 86 (5), 1573-1583 (2010)
  • Complete genome sequence of the thermophilic, obligately chemolithoautotrophic hydrogen oxidizing bacterium Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6
    Hiroyuki Arai, Haruna Kanbe, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Bacteriol., 192 (10), 2651-2652 (2010)
  • Purification of three aminotransferases from Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6 - novel types of alanine or glycine aminotransferase
    Masafumi Kameya, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    FEBS J., 277 (8), 1876-1885 (2010)
  • Thiosulfate oxidation by a thermo-neutrophilic hydrogen-oxidizing Bacterium Hydrogenobacter thermophilus
    Ryoko Sano, Masafumi Kameya, Satoshi Wakai, Hiroyuki Arai, Yasuo Igarashi, Masaharu Ishii, and Yoshihiro Sambongi
    Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 74 (4), 892-894 (2010)
  • Enzymatic and electron paramagnetic resonance studies of anabolic pyruvate synthesis by pyruvate:ferredoxin oxidoreductase from Hydrogenobacter thermophilus
    Takeshi Ikeda, Masahiro Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Arai, Daijiro Ohmori, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    FEBS J., 277 (2), 501-510 (2010)
  • Carboxylation reaction catalyzed by 2-oxoglutarate:ferredoxin oxidoreductases from Hydrogenobacter thermophilus
    Masahiro Yamamoto, Takeshi Ikeda, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Extremophiles, 14 (1), 79-85 (2010)
  • Differential expression of multiple terminal oxidases for aerobic respiration in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Takuro Kawakami, Miho Kuroki, Masaharu Ishii, Yasuo Igarashi, and Hiroyuki Arai
    Environ. Microbiol., 12 (6), 1399-1412 (2010)
  • Identification of iron-reducing microorganisms in anoxic rice paddy soil by 13C-acetate probing.
    Tomoyuki Hori, Alexandra Muller, Yasuo Igarashi, Ralf Conrad, and Michael W. Friedrich
    ISME J., 4 (2), 267-278 (2010)

2009

  • Effect of adding carbon fiber textiles to methanogenic bioreactors used to treat an artificial garbage slurry
    Kengo Sasaki, Masahiko Morita, Shin-ichi Hirano, Naoya Ohmura, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng..108 (2), 130-135 (2009)
  • Siccanin rediscovered as a species-selective succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor
    Tatsushi Mogi, Takuro Kawakami, Hiroyuki Arai, Yasuo Igarashi, Kazunobu Matsushita, Mihoko Mori, Kazuro Shiomi, Satoshi Omura, Shigeharu Harada, and Kiyoshi Kita
    J. Biochem., 146 (3), 383-387 (2009)
  • Ferredoxin-NADP+ reductase from the thermophilic hydrogen-oxidizing bacterium, Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6
    Takeshi Ikeda, Miyuki Nakamura, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 297 (1), 124-130 (2009)
  • Intertwined interspecies relationships: approaches to untangle the microbial network.
    Shin Haruta, Souichiro Kato, Kyosuke Yamamoto, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Environ. Microbiol., 11 (12), 2963-2969 (2009)
  • Bacterial community dynamics during reduction of odorous compounds in aerated pig manure slurry
    Dai Hanajima, Shin Haruta, Tomoyuki Hori, Masaharu Ishii, Kiyonori Haga, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Appl. Microbiol., 106, 118-129 (2009)

2008

  • A soluble NADH-dependent fumarate reductase in the reductive tricarboxylic acid cycle of Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6.
    Akane Miura, Masafumi Kameya, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Bacteriol, 190, 7170-7177 (2008)
  • Coexistence of antibiotic-producing and antibiotic-sensitive bacteria mediated by resistant bacteria in biofilm
    Naoki Narisawa, Shin Haruta, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 74, 3887-3894 (2008)
  • Nondecarboxylating and decarboxylating isocitrate dehydrogenases: oxalosuccinate reductase as an ancestral form of isocitrate dehydrogenase
    Miho Aoshima and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Bacteriol., 190, 2050-2055 (2008)
  • Network relationships of bacteria in a stable mixed culture
    Souichiro Kato, Shin Haruta, Zong Jun Cui, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Microb. Ecol. 56, 403-411 (2008)
  • Transcriptional activity of Pseudomonas aeruginosa fhp promoter is dependent on two regulators in addition to FhpR
    Taija Koskenkorva, Niina Aro-Kärkkäinen, Daniel Bachmann, Hiroyuki Arai, Alexander D. Frey, and Pauli T. Kallio
    Arch. Microbiol. 189, 385-396 (2008)
  • Transcriptome dynamics during the transition from anaerobic photosynthesis to aerobic respiration in Rhodobacter sphaeroides 2.4.1
    Hiroyuki Arai, Jung Hyeob Roh, and Samuel Kaplan
    J. Bacteriol., 190, 286-299 (2008)

2007

  • Sequencing and reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) analysis of four hydrogenase gene clusters from an obligately autotrophic hydrogen-oxidizing bacterium Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6
    Yasufumi Ueda, Masahiro Yamamoto, Takashi Urasaki, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng., 104, 470-475 (2007).
  • Microbial population in the biomass adhering to supporting material in a packed-bed reactor degrading organic solid waste
    Kengo Sasaki, Shin Haruta, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Masaharu Ishii and Yasuo Igarashi
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 75, 941-952 (2007).
  • Novel enzyme reactions related to the tricarboxylic acid cycle: phylogenitic/functional implications and biotechnological application
    Miho Aoshima
    Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 75, 249-255 (2007).
  • The anaerobic regulatory network required for Pseudomonas aeruginosa nitrate respiration
    Kerstin Schreiber, Robert Krieger, Beatrice Benkert, Martin Eschbach, Hiroyuki Arai, Max Schobert, and Dieter Jahn
    J. Bacteriol., 189(11), 4310-4313 (2007).
  • A novel ferredoxin-dependent glutamate synthase from the hydrogen-oxidizing chemoautotrophic bacterium, Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6
    Masafumi Kameya, Takeshi Ikeda, Miyuki Nakamura, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Bacteriol., 189(7), 2805-2812 (2007).
  • Identification of acetate-assimilating microorganisms under methanogenic conditions in anoxic rice field soil by comparative stable isotope probing of RNA
    Tomoyuki Hori, Matthias Noll, Yasuo Igarashi, Michael W. Friedrich, and Ralf Conrad
    Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 73(1), 101-109 (2007).

2006

  • Purification and properties of glutamine synthetase from Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6
    Masafumi Kameya, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng., 102 (4), 311-315 (2006)
  • A novel oxalosuccinate-forming enzyme involved in the reductive carboxylation of 2-oxoglutarate in Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6
    Miho Aoshima and Yasuo Igarashi
    Mol. Microbiol., 62, 748-759 (2006).
  • Role of two 2-oxoglutarate:ferredoxin oxidoreductases in Hydrogenobacter thermophilus under aerobic and anaerobic conditions
    Masahiro Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 263, 189-193 (2006).
  • Archaeal population on supporting material in a methanogenic packed-bed reactor
    Kengo Sasaki, Shin Haruta, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Masaharu Ishi, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng., 102 (3), 244-246 (2006).
  • Gene structure and expression profile of cytochrome bc nitric oxide reductase from Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6
    Miho Suzuki, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 70 (7), 1666-1671 (2006)
  • Direct comparison of single-strand conformation polymorphism (SSCP) and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) to characterize a microbial community on the basis of 16S rRNA gene fragments.
    Tomoyuki Hori, Shin Haruta, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Microbiol. Methods, 66 (1), 165-169 (2006)
  • Purification, characterization, and gene cloning of thermophilic cytochrome cd1 nitrite reductase from Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6
    Miho Suzuki, Tadao Hirai, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng., 101 (5), 391-397 (2006)
  • Microbial community in methanogenic packed-bed reactor successfully operating at short hydraulic retention time
    Kengo Sasaki, Shin Haruta, Masahiro Tatara, Akira Yamazawa, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Masaharu Ishi, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Biosci. Bioeng., 101 (3), 271-273 (2006).
  • Dynamic transition of a methanogenic population in response to the concentration of volatile fatty acids in a thermophilic anaerobic digester
    Tomoyuki Hori, Shin Haruta, Yoshiyuki Ueno, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 72 (2), 1623-1630 (2006)
  • Anabolic five subunit-type pyruvate:ferredoxin oxidoreductase from Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6
    Takeshi Ikeda, Toshiro Ochiai, Susumu Morita, Ayako Nishiyama, Eio Yamada, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 340 (1), 76-82 (2006)

2005

  • The role of two CbbRs in the transcriptional regulation of three ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase genes in Hydrogenovibrio marinus MH-110
    Koichi Toyoda, Yoichi Yoshizawa, Hiroyuki Arai, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Microbiology, 151 (11), 3615-3625 (2005)
  • Two tandemly arranged ferredoxin genes in the Hydrogenobacter thermophilus genome: Comparatives characterization of the recombinant [4Fe-4S] ferredoxins
    Takeshi Ikeda, Masahiro Yamamoto, Hiroyuki Arai, Daijiro Ohmori, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 69(6), 1172-1177 (2005)
  • Stable coexistence of five bacterial strains as a cellulose-degrading community
    Souichiro Kato, Shin Haruta, Zong Jun Cui, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 71 (11), 7099-7106 (2005)
  • Transcriptional regulation of the flavohemoglobin gene for aerobic nitric oxide detoxification by the second nitric oxide-responsive regulator of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Hiroyuki Arai, Michiko Hayashi, Azusa Kuroi, Masaharu Ishii, and Yasuo Igarashi
    J. Bacteriol., 187 (12), 3960-3967 (2005)
  • Microbial diversity in biodegradation and reutilization processes of garbage
    Shin Haruta, Toru Nakayama, Kohei Nakamura, Hisashi Hemmi, Masaharu Ishii, Yasuo Igarashi, and Tokuzo Nishino
    J. Biosci. Bioeng., 99 (1), 1-11 (2005)