RYUICHI HIROTA

Last Updated :2018/12/10

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter, ., Associate Professor
Web Site
E-mail
hirotahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2017/06/01, Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter, Associate Professor
  • 2013/09/28, 2014/11/28, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Visiting Scholar
  • 2007/03/01, 2017/05/31, Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter, Assistant Professor
  • 2005/04/01, 2007/02/28, University of Tsukuba, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Postdoctoral Researcher
  • 2002/04/01, 2005/03/31, Towa Science Co. Ltd, Research Institute for Biotechnology, Research Associate

Academic Degrees

  • Dr. Engineering, Hiroshima University
  • Master of Engineering, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • School of Engineering:Cluster 3(Applied Chemistry, Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering), Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter:Molecular Biotechnology, Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter:Molecular Biotechnology

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Biotechnology

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Agricultural chemistry;Applied microbiology

Research Keywords

  • environmental biotecnology
  • bacteria
  • inorganic phosphorus compounds
  • reduced phosphorus compounds
  • molecular biotechnology

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • American society for microbiology
  • The Society for Biotechnology
  • The Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry
  • Japan Society for Environmental Biotechnology

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Biochemistry I
  2. 2018, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Training of Biotechnology I
  3. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Advanced Study in Molecular Biotechnology I
  4. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Molecular Biotechnology
  5. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Molecular Biotechnology
  6. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Frontier Biotechnology
  7. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Advanced Study in Molecular Biotechnology I
  8. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Advanced Study in Molecular BiotechnologyII
  9. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Advanced Study in Molecular BiotechnologyII

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Synthetic Phosphorus Metabolic Pathway for Biosafety and Contamination Management of Cyanobacterial Cultivation, ACS Synthetic Biology, 20180911
  2. Biological Phosphite Oxidation and Its Application to Phosphorus Recycling, Phosphorus Recovery and Recycling, 499-514, 20180326
  3. A Novel Biocontainment Strategy Makes Bacterial Growth and Survival Dependent on Phosphite, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7, 20170320
  4. A Lactobacillus mutant capable of accumulating long-chain polyphosphates that enhance intestinal barrier function, BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 80(5), 955-961, 201605
  5. Discovery of phosphonic acid natural products by mining the genomes of 10,000 actinomycetes, PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 112(39), 12175-12180, 20150929
  6. Environmental biotechnology for efficient utilization of industrial phosphite waste, Global Environ Res, 19(1), 77-82, 2015
  7. A New Subfamily of Polyphosphate Kinase 2 (Class III PPK2) Catalyzes both Nucleoside Monophosphate Phosphorylation and Nucleoside Diphosphate Phosphorylation, APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 80(8), 2602-2608, 201404
  8. Application of a phosphite dehydrogenase gene as a novel dominant selection marker for yeasts, JOURNAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY, 182, 68-73, 20140720
  9. Stable polyphosphate accumulation by a pseudo-revertant of an Escherichia coli phoU mutant, BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 35(5), 695-701, 201305
  10. Synthetic metabolic engineering-a novel, simple technology for designing a chimeric metabolic pathway, MICROBIAL CELL FACTORIES, 11, 20120906
  11. Isolation and characterization of a soluble and thermostable phosphite dehydrogenase from Ralstonia sp strain 4506, JOURNAL OF BIOSCIENCE AND BIOENGINEERING, 113(4), 445-450, 201204
  12. Construction of membrane-anchoring fusion protein of Thermococcus kodakaraensis glycerol kinase and its application to repetitive batchwise reactions, JOURNAL OF BIOSCIENCE AND BIOENGINEERING, 113(4), 521-525, 201204
  13. Overproduction of YjbB reduces the level of polyphosphate in Escherichia coli: a hypothetical role of YjbB in phosphate export and polyphosphate accumulation, FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 320(1), 25-32, 201107
  14. Feasibility of thermophilic adenosine triphosphate-regeneration system using Thermus thermophilus polyphosphate kinase, PROCESS BIOCHEMISTRY, 46(9), 1747-1752, 201109
  15. Production of 2-deoxyribose 5-phosphate from fructose to demonstrate a potential of artificial bio-synthetic pathway using thermophilic enzymes, JOURNAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY, 148(4), 204-207, 20100802
  16. Bacterial phosphate metabolism and its application to phosphorus recovery and industrial bioprocesses, JOURNAL OF BIOSCIENCE AND BIOENGINEERING, 109(5), 423-432, 201005
  17. The silicon layer supports acid resistance of Bacillus cereus spore, JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, 20100101
  18. Reciprocating-flow ATP amplification system for increasing the number of amplification cycles, ANALYTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY, 395(2), 161-165, 20091215
  19. Continuous-Flow ATP amplification system on a chip, SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL, 142(1), 118-122, 20091012
  20. Use of an Escherichia coli recombinant producing thermostable polyphosphate kinase as an ATP regenerator to produce fructose 1,6-diphosphate, APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 73(17), 5676-5678, 200709
  21. Transcriptional Analysis of the Multicopy hao Gene Coding for Hydroxylamine Oxidoreductase in Nitrosomonas sp. Strain ENI-11, Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 1875-1881, 20070823
  22. Transcriptional analysis of the multicopy hao gene coding for hydroxylamine oxidoreductase in Nitrosomonas sp strain ENI-11, BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 70(8), 1875-1881, 200608
  23. Isolation and characterization of cbbL and cbbS genes encoding form I ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large and small subunits in Nitrosomonas sp strain ENI-11, BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 66(3), 632-635, 200203
  24. Molecular analysis of the nitrification henes in Nitrosomonas sp. strain ENI-11, Proceedings of 5th International Symposium on Environmental Biotechmology, 67-70, 20010701
  25. Mutational analysis of the multicopy hao gene coding for hydroxylamine oxidoreductase in the ammonia-oxidizing bacterium Nitrosomonas sp. strain ENI-11, Biosc. Biochem. Biotechnol., 64, 1754-1757, 20000401
  26. Physical map location of the multicopy genes coding for ammonia monooxygenase and hydroxylamine oxidoreductase in the ammonia-oxidizing bacterium Nitrosomonas sp strain ENI-11, JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, 182(3), 825-828, 200002
  27. Mutational analysis of the multicopy hao gene coding for hydroxylamine oxidoreductase in Nitrosomonas sp strain ENI-11, BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY, 64(8), 1754-1757, 200008
  28. Isolation and characterization of two cryptic plasmids in the ammonia-oxidizing bacterium Nitrosomonas sp. strain ENI-11, JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, 181, 3375-3381, 19990401

Patented

  1. 5800218, 2015/09/04
  2. 5892621, 2016/03/04
  3. 9273290, 2016/03/01