Motoyuki Sugai

Last Updated :2017/11/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences s(Oral Health Sciences Major), Professor
E-mail
sugaihiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
1-2-3,Kasumi,Minami-ku,Hiroshima, Japan
TEL : (+81)82−257−5636 FAX : (+81)82−257−5639
Self-introduction
Hello. My name is Sugai majoring Bacteriology.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 1987/10/01, 1994/06/30, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Dentistry, Research Associate
  • 1994/07/01, 1999/12/31, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Dentistry, Associate Professor
  • 2000/01/01, 2002/03/31, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Dentistry, Professor
  • 2002/04/01, 2012/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences , Professor
  • 2004/04/01, 2012/03/31, Hiroshima University, Vice Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • 2012/04/01, Hiroshima University, Dean, Faculty of Dentistry
  • 2012/04/01, Hiroshima University, Institute of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of Dental Research, Japan, 1984/04, 1987/09
  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of Dentistry, Japan, 1978/04, 1984/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Dental Science, Hiroshima University

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Oral Health Science
  • Oral Engineering

Research Fields

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Basic medicine;Bacteriology (including mycology)

Research Keywords

  • EDIN
  • Autolysin
  • rho
  • S. aureus
  • ADP ribosylation

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japanese Society for Bacteriology
  • Japanese Society for Chemotherapy
  • Japanese Society for Infectious Diseases
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Japanese Society for Dermatological Research
  • Japanese Association of Oral Biology

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Cell Science
  2. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Overview of Dentistry
  3. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Microbiology
  4. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Microbiology
  5. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Basic Practice of Microbiology
  6. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Seminar of Microbiology
  7. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice of Microbiology
  8. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Advanced Coursework
  9. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practice of Microbiology
  10. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice of Microbiology
  11. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Microbiology and Oral Microbiology
  12. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Microbiology and Oral Microbiology
  13. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Advanced Coursework
  14. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Advanced Coursework
  15. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on host defense
  16. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Bacteriology
  17. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Bacteriology
  18. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Research on Bacteriology
  19. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Research on Bacteriology
  20. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced lecture on oral health sciences (I)
  21. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced seminar on Bacteriology
  22. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced seminar on Bacteriology
  23. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced research on Bacteriology
  24. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced research on Bacteriology

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Cytolethal distending toxin induces caspase-dependent and -independent cell death in MOLT-4 cells, INFECTION AND IMMUNITY, 76(10), 4783-4791, OCT 2008
  2. Staphylococcus aureus MazF Specifically Cleaves a Pentad Sequence, UACAU, Which Is Unusually Abundant in the mRNA for Pathogenic Adhesive Factor SraP, JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, 191(10), 3248-3255, MAY 2009
  3. Bacitracin sensing and resistance in Staphylococcus aureus, FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 320(1), 33-39, JUL 2011
  4. Growth-phase dependence of susceptibility to antimicrobial peptides in Staphylococcus aureus, MICROBIOLOGY-SGM, 157, 1786-1797, JUN 2011
  5. Emergence in Japan of an imipenem-susceptible, meropenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae carrying bla(IMP-6), DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE, 72(1), 109-112, JAN 2012
  6. Rapid detection of bla(IMP-6) by amplification refractory mutation system, JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGICAL METHODS, 88(1), 182-184, JAN 2012
  7. A novel metallo-beta-lactamase, IMP-34, in Klebsiella isolates with decreased resistance to imipenem, DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE, 76(1), 119-121, MAY 2013
  8. Meropenem Resistance in Imipenem-Susceptible Meropenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolates Not Detected by Rapid Automated Testing Systems, JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 51(8), 2735-2738, AUG 2013
  9. Identification and Characterization of a Novel aac(6 ')-Iag Associated with the bla(IMP-1)-Integron in a Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, PLOS ONE, 8(8), AUG 12 2013
  10. Epidermal cell differentiation inhibitor produced by S. aurers, HIFUBYO RINSHO, 14(11), 954-958, 19920401
  11. Staphylococcal ADP-ribosyltransferase-sensitive small G protein is involved in drefeldin A action, The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 267(30), 21297-21299, 19920401
  12. Bacterial ADP-ribosyl transferase with a substrate specificity of the Rho protein disassembles the Golgi apparatus in Vero cells and mimics the action of brefeldin A., Proceedings of National Academy of Science in U. S. A., 89, 8903-8907, 19920401
  13. Export of the outer membrane lipoprotein is defective in sec D sec E, and sec F mutants of Escherichiacoli, JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, 174(8), 2511-2516, 19920401
  14. Epidermal Cell differentiation inhibitor ADP ribosylates small GTP-binding proteins and induces hyperplasia of epidermis, The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 267(4), 2600-2604, 19920401
  15. Epidermal cell differentiation Inhibitor, RINSHO KENSA, 35(13), 1345-1346, 19910401
  16. Molecular cloning and sequencing of the epidermal cell differentiation inhibitor gene from staphylococcus aureus, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communication, 174(2), 459-464, 19910401
  17. Processing of lipid-modified prolipoprotein requires energy and sec gene products in vivo, JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, 175(19), 6113-6117, 19930401
  18. Cytotoxic necrotizing factor type 2 produced by virulent Escherichia coli modifyies the small GTP-binding proteins Rho involved in assembly of actin stress fibers, Proceedings of National Academy of Science U.S.A., 91, 3814-3818, 19940401
  19. The effect of Triton X-100 on the in-vitro susceptibility of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to oxacillin, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 34, 885-897, 19940401
  20. Isolation and characterization of Staphylococcus aureus mutants which form altered cell clusters, Microbiology and Immunology, 38(12), 995-999, 19940401
  21. Alteration of bacteriolytic enzyme profile of Staphylococcus aureus during growth, Microbiology and Immunology, 39(8), 629-33, 19950401
  22. Triton X-100 alters the resistance level of methicillin-resistaut Staphylococcus aurens to oxacillin, FEMS Microbiology ltters, 134, 209-12, 19950401
  23. An autolysin ring associated with cell separtion of Staphylococcus aureus, JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, 178(6), 1565-71, 19960401
  24. Purification and molecular characterization of glycylglycine eudopeptidase produced by Staphylococcus capitis EPK1, J. Bacteriol., 174(4), 1193-1202, 19970401
  25. Subcellular localization of the major autolysin, ATL and its processed proteins in Staphylococcus aureus, Microbiol. Immunol., 41(6), 469-479, 19970401
  26. Role of guanine nucleotide-binding proteins-ras family or trimeric proteins or both-in Ca sensitization of smoork muscle, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 93, 1340-1345, 19960401
  27. Effect of the growth rate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms on the susceptibility to antimicrobial agents, Chemotherapy, 43, 137-141, 19970401
  28. Permeabilities of antimicrobial agents through Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms : simple method, Chemothrapy, 43, 340-345, 19970401
  29. Bacterial toxins block endothelial wound repair : eveidence that Rho GTPases control cytoskeletal rearrangements in migrating endothelial cells., Arteriosclerosis= Thrombosis= and Vascular Biology, 17, 1623-1629, 19970401
  30. Localized perforation of the cell wall by a major autolysinDatl gene products and the onset of penicillin-induced lysis of Staphylococcus aureus, JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, 179, 2958-2962, 19970401
  31. Effects of various types of Triton X on the susceptibilities of methicillin-resistant staphylococci to oxacillin., FEMS Microbiology Letters, 153, 327-331, 19970401
  32. epr, which encodes glycylglycine endopeptidase resistance, is homologous to femAB and affects serine content of peptidoglycan cross bridges in Staphylococcus capitis and Staphylococcus aureus, JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, 179, 4311-4318, 19970401
  33. Cloning and characterization of the fmt gene which affects the methicillin resistance level and autolysis in the presence of Triton X-100 in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 41, 2355-2361, 19970401
  34. A long-term survey of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the oral cavity of children., Microbiology and Immunology, 41, 681-686, 19970401
  35. Peptidoglycan Hydrolases of the Staphylococci, Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy, 3, 113-127, 19970401
  36. Expression and purification of epidermal cell differentiation inhibitor(EDIN)from B. subtilis, Protein Expression and Purification, 12, 284-290, 19980401
  37. Zymographic characterization of Staphylococcus aureus cell wall., Microbiology and Immunology, 42, 231-235, 19980401
  38. A triazine dye, cibacron blue F3GA, decreases oxacillin resistance levels of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 42, 1278-1280, 19980401
  39. Superantigen production by Staphylococcus aureus in Psoriasis, Dermatology, 196, 194-198, 19980401
  40. The cell cycle-specific growth-inhibitory factor produced by Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans is a cytolethal distending toxin, Infection and Immunity, 66, 5008-5019, 19980401
  41. Identification and molecular characterization of a gene homologous to epr(endopeptidase resistance gene)in Staphylococcus aureus., Gene, 224, 67-75, 19980401
  42. The mechanism of sensitizing effect of a triazine dye, cibacron blue F3GA, on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to oxacillin., Hiroshima Journal of Medical Sciences, 47, 73-83, 19980401
  43. Expression analysis of the autolysin gene(atl) of Staphylococcus aureus., Microbiology and Immunology, 42, 655-659, 19980401
  44. Cloning of the gene encoding the Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans serotype b OmpA-like outer membrane protein., Infection and Immunity, 67, 942-945, 19990401
  45. Effect of the growth rate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms on the susceptibiligy to antimicrobial agents ; beta-lactams and fluoroquinolones., Chemotherapy, 45, 28-36, 19990401
  46. Expression of osteoprotegerin (osteoclastogenesis inhibitory factor) in cultures of human dental mesenchymal cells and epithelial cells., Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 14, 1486-1492, 19990401
  47. Cloning and characterization of a gene, pbpF, encoding a new penicillin-binding protein, PBP2B, in Staphylococcus aureus, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Apy, 43, 1578-1583, 19990401
  48. Characterization of fmtA genethat modulates the expression of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 43, 2121-2125, 19990401
  49. Selective diapedesis of Th1 cells induced by endothelial cell RANTES., Journal of Immunology, 163, 3269-3278, 19990401
  50. Cytotoxic necrotizing factor type 2 produced by pathogenic Escherichia coli deamidates a Gln residue in the conserved G-3 domain of the Rho family and preferentially inhibits the GTPase activity of RhoA and Rac1., Infection and Immunity, 67, 6550-6557, 19990401
  51. Pseudomonas-induced necrotizing gingivostomatitis., Oral Surgery= Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, 88, 644-645, 19990401
  52. Triton X-100-induced lipoteichoic acid release is correlated with the methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus., FEMS Microbiology Letters, 182, 77-79, 19990401
  53. Tn551 mediated insertional inactivation of the fmtB gene encoding a cell wall associated protein abolishes methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus., Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 45, 421-431, 20000401
  54. Effect of clarithromycin on Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms., Chemotherapy, 46, 36-42, 20000401
  55. Triton X-100-induced lipoteichoic acid release is correlated with the methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus., FEMS Microbiology Letters, 182, 77-79, 20000401
  56. Identification of a fmtA-like gene that has similarity to other PBPs and beta-lactamase in Staphylococcus aureus., FEMS Microbiol. Letters, 188, 35-39, 20000401
  57. Modification of autolysis by synthetic peptides derived from the presumptive binding domain of Staphylococcus aureus autolysin., Microbiology and Immundogy, 44, 463-472, 20000401
  58. Phage conversion of exfoliative toxin A production in Staphylococcus aureus., Molecular Microbiology, 38, 694-705, 20000401
  59. Acquired subglottic stenosis caused by methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus that produce epidermal cell differentiation inhibitor., Fetal and Neonatal, 84, F38-39, 20010401
  60. Distribution of Rho-Inactivating EDIN Toxins in Clinical Staphylococcus aureus Isolates., Journal of Infectious Diseases, 184, 785-788, 20010401
  61. Permeation of Antimicrobial Agents through Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms: A Simple Method., Chemotherapy, 43, 340-345, 19970401
  62. Cloning and sequenicnig of the gene, fmtC, which affects oxacillin resistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 203, 49-54, 20010801
  63. Cloning and characterization of the fmt gene which affects the methicillin resistance level and autolysis in the presence of Triton X-100 in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus., Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 41(11), 2355-2361, 19971101
  64. A long-term survey of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the oral cavity of children, Microbiolgy and Immunology, 41(9), 681-686, 19970401
  65. A triazine dye, cibacron blue 3G-A induces Staphylococcus aureus to form giant clusters., FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 67, 175-178, 19900401
  66. Cloning and characterization of the fmt gene which affects the methicillin resistance level and autolysisin the presence of Triton X-100 in methicillin - resistant Staphylococcus aureus., Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Apy, 41(11), 2355-2361, 19971101
  67. Zymographic characterization of Staphylococcus aureus cell wall ., Microbiology and Immunology, 42(3), 231-235, 19980401
  68. Atriazine dye, cibacron blue F3GA, decreases oxacillin resistance levels in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Antimicrobial agent and chemotherapy, 42(5), 1278-1280, 19980401
  69. Chracterization of fmtA, a gene that modulates the expression of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus., Antimicrobial agent and chemotherapy, 43(9), 2121-2125, 19990901
  70. Cloning and characterization of a gene, gene, pbpF, encoding a new penicillin-binding protein, PBP2B, in Staphylococcus aureus., Antimicrobial agent and chemotherapy, 43(7), 1578-1583, 19990701
  71. Triton X-100- induced lipoteichoic acid release is correlated with the methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus., FEMS Microbiology Letters, 182, 77-79, 20000401
  72. Tn551-mediated insertional in activation of the fmtB gene encoding a cell wall-associated protein abolishes methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus., Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 45, 421-431, 20000401
  73. Purification of Staphylococcal exfoliative toxin by high speed liquid chromatography:, Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, 273, 5-11, 19900401
  74. A novel epidermal cell differentiation inhibitor (EDIN): Purification and characterization from Staphylococcus aureus:, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 173, 92-98, 19900401
  75. Suppression of penicillin-induced lysis of Staphylococcus aureus by cibacron blue 3G-A:, FEMS Microbiology Letters, 80, 151-154, 19910401
  76. Molecular cloning and sequencing of the epidermal cell differentiation inhibitor gene from Staphylococcus aureus, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 174, 459-464, 19910401
  77. Epidermal cell differentiation inhibitor ADP-ribosylates small GTP-binding proteins and induces hyperplasia of epidermidis, J. Biol. Chem., 267(4), 2600-2604, 19920401
  78. epr, which encodes glycylglycine endopeptidase resistance, is homologous to femAB and affects serine content of peptidoglycan crossbridges in Staphylococcus capitis and Staphylococcus aureus., J. Bacteriol., 179, 4311-4318, 19970401
  79. Purification of Staphylococcal exfoliative toxin by high pressure liquid chromatography, Zbl. Bakt., 273, 5-11, 19900401
  80. Expression of IL-1b and IL-8 by human gingival epithelial cells in response to Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Cytokine, 14(3), 152-161, 20010501
  81. Expression of osteoprotegerin (osteoclastogenesis inhibitory factor) in cultures of human dental mesenchymal cells and epithelial cells, J. Bone Miner. Res., 14(9), 1486-1492, 19990901
  82. Effect of combination of oxacillin and non-beta-lactam antibiotics on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, J. Antimicrob. Chemother., 33(6), 1155-63, 19940401
  83. Effects of various types of Triton X on the susceptibilities of methicillin-resistant staphylococci to oxacillin, FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 153(2), 327-31, 19970401
  84. A long-term survey of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the oral cavity of children, Microbiol. Immunol., 41(9), 681-6, 19970401
  85. Identification of Staphilococcus aureus etd pathogenecity island which encodes a novel exfoliative toxin, ETD, and EDIN-B., Infection and Immunity, 70, 5835-5845, 20020401
  86. Permeation of Antimicrobial Agents through Pseudo monas aerugiuosa Biofilms,A Simple Method, Chemotherapy, 43, 340-345, 19970401
  87. Enteropathogenic and enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli deliver a novel effector called Cif, which blocks cell cycle G2/M transition., Mol. Microbiol., 50, 1553-1567, 20030401
  88. Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans CDT insuces cell cycle arrest in primary culture of human gingival fibroblasts. M.Ohara, Y.Ueno, H.Shiba, S.Nishikubo, M.Ikura, H.Kurihara, H.Komatsuzawa, M.Sugai. Dentistry in Japan. 40: 18-22. 2004., Dentistry in Japan, 40, 18-22, 20040401
  89. Caspase-2 and caspase-7 are involved in cytolethal distending toxin-induced apoptosis in Jurkat and MOLT-4 T-cell lines., Infection and Immunity, 72, 871-879,, 20040401
  90. Outer membrane protein 100, a versatile virulence factor of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Molecular Microbiology, 50(4), 1125-1139, 20030901
  91. Zymographic characterization of bacteriolytic enzymes produced by oral streptococci., Microbiology and Immunology, 48(6), 465-469, 20040401
  92. Increased glycan chain length distribution and decreased susceptibility to moenomycin in a vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus mutant., Antimicrob. Agents Chemother., 46(1), 75-81, 20020101
  93. Irsogladine maleate influences the response of gap junctional intercellular communication and IL-8 of human gingival epithelial cells following periodontopathogenic bacterial challenge., Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 333, 502-507, 20050401
  94. Cytolethal Distending Toxin and its implication in periodontal diseases., J. Oral. Biosci., 47, 18-24, 20050401
  95. Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in the Cytolethal Distending Toxin B Gene Confers Heterogeneity in the Cytotoxicity of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Infect. Immun., 74, 7014-7020, 20060401
  96. Susceptibility of periodontopathogenic and cariogenic bacteria to defensins and potential therapeutic use of defensins in oral diseases, Curr Pham Des, 13(30), 3084-3095, 20070101
  97. First isolation of blaIMP-7 in a Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Japan., J. Infect. Chemother., 13(4), 276-277, 20070801
  98. Zymographic characterization of bacteriolytic enzymes produced by oral streptococci., Microbiol Immunol, 48, 465-469, 20040501
  99. The gate controlling cell wall synthesis in Staphylococcus aureus., Mol. Microbiol., 53, 1221-1231, 20040401
  100. Reduced content of lysyl-phosphatidylglycerol in the cytoplasmic membrane affects susceptibility to moenomycin, together with vancomycin, gentamicin and other antimicrobial peptides in Staphylococcus aureus., Antimicrobial. Agents Chemother., 48(12), 4800-4807, 20040401
  101. Mutation analysis of the histidine residues in the glycylglycine endopeptidase ALE-1, J. Bacteriol., 187(2), 480-487, 20050401
  102. Identification and molecular characterization of an N-acetylmuramyl-L-alanine amidase Sle1 involved in cell separation of Staphylococcus aureus., Mol. Microbiol., 58(4), 1087-1101, 20050401
  103. Cell wall-targeting domain of glycylglycine endopeptidase distinguishes among peptidoglycan cross-bridges., J. Biol. Chem., 281(1), 549-558, 20060606
  104. Innate defences against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection., J. Pathol, 208(2), 249-260, 20060101
  105. Biogenesis of the Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans cytolethal distending toxin holotoxin., Infect. Immun., 74(12), 7014-7020, 20060601
  106. Identification and molecular characterization of an N-Acetylmuraminidase, Aml, involved in Streptococcus mutans cell separation., Microbiol. Immunol., 50(9), 729-742, 20061001
  107. Susceptibility of periodontopathogenic and cariogenic bacteria to defensins and potential therapeutic use of defensins in oral diseases., Curr Pharm Des., 13(30), 3084-3095, 20071001
  108. New mechanisms of skin innate immunity: ASK1-mediated keratinocyte differentiation regulates the expression of beta-defensins, LL37, and TLR2., Eur J Immunol., 35(6), 1886-1895, 20050601
  109. FtsZ-dependent localization of GroEL protein at possible division sites., Genes Cells., 9(9), 765-771, 20040901
  110. Cytolethal distending toxin: a bacterial bullet targeted to nucleus., J Biochem, 136(4), 409-413, 20041001
  111. Bacterial toxins that modulate host cell-cycle progression., Curr Opin Microbiol., 8(1), 83-91, 20050201
  112. Clinical manifestations of staphylococcal scalded-skin syndrome depend on serotypes of exfoliative toxins., J. Clin. Microbiol., 43(4), 1890-1893, 20050401
  113. Induction of keratinocyte migration via transactivation of the epidermal growth factor receptor by the antimicrobial peptide LL-37., J. Immunol., 175(7), 4662-4668, 20051001
  114. Cloning of swine desmoglein 1 and its direct proteolysis by Staphylococcus hyicus exfoliative toxins isolated from pigs with exudative epidermitis., Vet. Dermatol., 16(5), 315-323, 20051001
  115. Staphylococcus hyicus exfoliative toxins selectively digest porcine desmoglein 1., Microb. Pathog., 39(5-6), 171-176, 20051130
  116. Distribution of the exfoliative toxin D gene in clinical Staphylococcus aureus isolates in France., Clin. Microbiol. Infect., 12(6), 585-588, 20060601
  117. Secretory IgA, salivary peroxidase, and catalase-mediated microbicidal activity during hydrogen peroxide catabolism in viridans streptococci: pathogen coaggregation., J. Infect. Dis., 194(1), 98-107, 20060701
  118. Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans outer membrane protein 100 triggers innate immunity and production of beta-defensin and the 18-kilodalton cationic antimicrobial protein through the fibronectin-integrin pathway in human gingival epithelial cells., Infect. Immun., 74(9), 5211-5220, 20060901
  119. Innate immune peptide LL-37 displays distinct expression pattern from beta-defensins in inflamed gingival tissue., Clin. Exp. Immunol., 146(2), 218-225, 20061101
  120. Molecular characterization of imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Hiroshima, Japan., Microbiol. Immunol., 51(3), 271-277, 20070401
  121. Cross-reactive adaptive immune response to oral commensal bacteria results in an induction of receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappaB ligand (RANKL)-dependent periodontal bone resorption in a mouse model., Oral. Microbiol. Immunol., 22(3), 208-215, 20070601
  122. Multi-drug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection, Nippon Rinsho, 65(3), 418-422, 20070328
  123. Staphylococcal exfoliative toxins: "Molecular scissors" of bacteria that attack the cutaneous defense barrier in mammals., J. Dermatol. Sci., 20070118
  124. CXCL16 is a novel mediator of the innate immunity of epidermal keratinocytes., Int. Immunol., 19(9), 1095-1102, 20070901
  125. Efficient elimination of multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by cloned lysin derived from bacteriophage phi MR11., J. Infect. Dis., 196(8), 1237-1247, 20071015
  126. Transcriptional promoter analysis on the nlpI gene expression in Escherichia coli K12., 40(1), 30-37, 20080401
  127. Bacterial examination on the dental unit water lines at Department of Advanced General Dentistry in Hiroshima University Hospital., 40(2), 129-135, 20080601
  128. Increased prevalence and clonal dissemination of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa with the blaIMP-1 gene cassette in Hiroshima., Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 46-51, 20090101
  129. Screening test of methicillin-resistant Staphylococci in the nasal and oral cavity of the residents at the Department of Advanced General Dentistry, Hiroshima University Hospital, 41(2), 135-142, 20091001
  130. Molecular cloning and characterization of shnlpI gene in Shigella flexneri., 41(1), 50-56, 20090301
  131. Cytolethal distending toxin from Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans induces DNA damage, S/G2 cell cycle arrest, and caspase-independent death in a Saccharomyces cerevisiae model., Infection and Immunity, 78(2), 783-792, 20100201
  132. Cytolethal distending toxin from Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans induces DNA damage, S/G2 cell cycle arrest, and caspase- independent death in a Saccharomyces cerevisiae model., Infection and Immunity, 78(2), 783-92, 20100501
  133. The Regulatory Mechanism for Exfoliative Toxin Production in Staphylococcus aureus, Infection and immunity, 79(4), 1660-1670, 20100401
  134. Topical application of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans CDT induces cell cycle arrest in the rat gingival epithelium in vivo., Journal of Periodontal Research, 46, 389-395, 20110401
  135. A simple method of markerless gene deletion in Staphylococcus aureus., Journal of Microbiological Methods, 20110701
  136. Distinct two-component systems in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus can change the susceptibility to antimicrobial agents., Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 20100401
  137. Expressions of virulence factors in Staphylococcus aureus grown in serum, Applied Environmental Microbiology, 20110901
  138. Prevalence of drug-resistant opportunistic microorganisms in oral cavity after oral cancer therapy, Journal of Oral Science, 55(2), 145-155, 20130401
  139. The First Case of Septicemia Caused by Imipenem-Susceptible, Mreopenem-Resistant Klebsiella pnerumoniae, Annals of Laboratory Medicine, 33(5), 383-5, 20131001
  140. Effect of clarithromycin on Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms, CHEMOTHERAPY, 46(1), 36-42, JAN-FEB 2000
  141. Triton X-100-induced lipoteichoic acid release is correlated with the methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus, FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 182(1), 77-79, JAN 1 2000
  142. Expression of IL-1 beta and IL-8 by human gingival epithelial cells in response to Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, CYTOKINE, 14(3), 152-161, MAY 7 2001
  143. Tn551-mediated insertional inactivation of the fmtB gene encoding a cell wall-associated protein abolishes methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus, JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL CHEMOTHERAPY, 45(4), 421-431, APR 2000
  144. Modification of autolysis by synthetic peptides derived from the presumptive binding domain of Staphylococcus aureus autolysin, MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY, 44(6), 463-472, 2000
  145. Identification of a fmtA-like gene that has similarity to other PBPs and beta-lactamases in Staphylococcus aureus, FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 188(1), 35-39, JUL 1 2000
  146. Phage conversion of exfoliative toxin A production in Staphylococcus aureus, MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY, 38(4), 694-705, NOV 2000
  147. Acquired subglottic stenosis caused by methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus that produce epidermal cell differentiation inhibitor, ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 84(1), F38-F39, JAN 2001
  148. Prevalence of Rho-inactivating epidermal cell differentiation inhibitor toxins in clinical Staphylococcus aureus isolates, JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 184(6), 785-788, SEP 15 2001
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