Last Updated :2022/01/26

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Assistant Professor (Special Appointment)

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • The University of Tokyo, 2006
  • The University of Tokyo, 2003
  • The University of Tokyo, 2001

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Single-Cell Time-Lapse Observation Reveals Cell Shrinkage upon Cell Death in Batch Culture of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, mBio, 12(6), e0309421, 20211221
  2. ★, Metabolic engineering of Moorella thermoacetica for thermophilic bioconversion of gaseous substrates to a volatile chemical, AMB Express, 11(1)(59)
  3. ★, A protein secreted by the Salmonella type III secretion system controls needle filament assembly, Elife, 7
  4. Antibacterial flavonoids from medicinal plants covalently inactivate type III protein secretion substrates, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 2209-2218
  5. Structural features reminiscent of ATP-driven protein translocases are essential for the function of a type III secretion associated ATPase, J. Bacteriol., 197, 3007-3014
  6. ★, A sorting platform determines the order of protein secretion in bacterial type III systems, Science, 331, 1188-1191
  7. ★, Biosynthesis of gamma-butyrolactone autoregulators that switch on secondary metabolism and morphological development in Streptomyces, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104, 2378-2383
  8. Control of the Streptomyces Subtilisin inhibitor gene by AdpA in the A-factor regulatory cascade in Streptomyces griseus, J. Bacteriol., 188, 6207-6216
  9. The Streptomyces subtilisin inhibitor (SSI) gene in Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2), Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 69, 1624-1629
  10. ★, Autorepression of AdpA of the AraC/XylS family, a key transcriptional activator in the A-factor regulatory cascade in Streptomyces griseus, J. Mol. Biol., 350, 12-26
  11. Transcriptional control by A-factor of two trypsin genes in Streptomyces griseus, J. Bacteriol., 187, 286-295
  12. AdpA, a central transcriptional regulator in the A-factor regulatory cascade that leads to morphological development and secondary metabolism in Streptomyces griseus, Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 69, 431-439
  13. A single target is sufficient to account for the biological effects of the A-factor receptor protein of Streptomyces griseus, J. Bacteriol., 186, 2206-2211
  14. Control by A-factor of a metalloendopeptidase gene involved in aerial mycelium formation in Streptomyces griseus, J. Bacteriol., 184, 6016-6025
  15. ★, Autotrophic growth and ethanol production enabled by diverting acetate flux in the metabolically engineered Moorella thermoacetica, Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, 132(6), 569-574, 20210910