I. Outline of the Noda Institute for Scientific Research
II. Achievement of Research Activities in 2012
T. TAKAHASHI, M. OGAWA, and Y. KOYAMA
Analysis of the functions of recombination-related genes in the generation of large chromosomal deletions by loop-out recombination in Aspergillus oryzae. (Abstract) Reproduced from Eukaryotic Cell, 11: 507-517 (2012) by copyright permission of American Society for Microbiology
K. ITO, M. MATSUSHIMA, and Y. KOYAMA
Gene cloning, purification, and characterization of a novel peptidoglutaminase-asparaginase from Aspergillus sojae. (Abstract)
Reproduced from Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 78: 5182-5188 (2012) by copyright permission of American Society for Microbiology
M. OGAWA, T. KOBAYASHI, Y. KOYAMA
ManR, a novel Zn(II)2Cys6 transcriptional activator, controls the β-mannan utilization system in Aspergillus oryzae.
Reproduced from Fungal Genet. Biol., 49: 987-995 (2012) by copyright permission of Elsevier B.V.
Y-Min KIM, Y. KISO, T. MURAKI, M-Sun KANG, H. NAKAI, W. SABURI, W. LANG, H-Kwon KANG, M. OKUYAMA, H. MORI, R. SUZUKI, K. FUNANE, N. SUZUKI, M. MOMMA, Z. FUJIMOTO, T. OGUMA, M. KOBAYASHI, D. KIM, and A. KIMURA
Novel dextranase catalyzing cycloisomaltooligosaccharide formation and identification of catalytic amino acids and their functions using chemical rescue approach.
Reproduced from J. Biol. Chem., 287: 19927-19935 (2012) by copyright permission of American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
A. SATO, T. TAKAHASHI, Y. KOYAMA, Y. HANYA
Draft genome sequencing and comparative analysis of Aspergillus sojae NBRC 4239.
Reproduced from Journal of soy sauce research and technology, 38: 167-173 (2012) by copyright permission of Japan soy sauce technology center
Y. KOYAMA, F. J. JIN, S. HARA
Chromosome engineering of Aspergillus oryzae and its industrial application.
Reproduced from KAGAKU TO SEIBUTSU, 50: 577-583 (2012) by copyright permission of the Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry
Titles of Oral and Poster Presentations
III. Report on the Research Assisted by the NISR Research Grant in 2011
Shigetoshi AONO (Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience, National Institutes of Natural Sciences)