I. Outline of the Noda Institute for Scientific Research
II. Achievement of Research Activities in 2005
D. A. Walsh, E. Bapteste, M. Kamekura, and W. F. Doolittle
Evolution of the RNA Polymerase B’ Subunit Gene (rpoB’) in Halobacteriales: a Complementary Molecular Marker to the SSU rRNA Gene
Reproduced from Mol Biol Evol., 21: 2340-2351 (2004) by copyright permission of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution
A. Echigo, M. Hino, T. Fukushima, T. Mizuki, M. Kamekura, and R. Usami
Endospores of halophilic bacteria of the family Bacillaceae isolated from non-saline Japanese soil may be transported by Kosa event (Asian storm)
Reproduced from Saline Systems, 1: 8 (2005).
T. Kuwabara, M. Minaba, Y. Iwayama, I. Inoue, M. Nakashima, K. Marumo, A. Maruyama, A. Sugai, T. Itoh, J. Ishibashi, T. Urabe, and M. Kamekura
Thermococcus coalescens sp. nov., a cell-fusing hyperthermophilic archaeon from Suiyo Seamount
Reproduced from Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 55: 2507-2514 (2005) by copyright permission of the International Union of Microbiological Society
T. Yamada, T. Fujii, T. Kanai, T. Amo, T. Imanaka, H. Nishimasu, T. Wakagi, H. Shoun, M. Kamekura, Y. Kamagata, T. Kato, K. Kawashima
Expression of acetylcholine (ACh) and ACh-synthesizing activity in Arcaea
Reproduced from Life Sciences, 77: 1935-1944 (2005) by copyright permission of Elsevier Inc.
T. Mizuki, R. Usami, M. Kamo, M. Tanokura, and M. Kamekura
Enzymes of Halophilic Archaea―Recent findings on Ureases and Nucleoside Diphosohate Kinases
Reproduced from Adaptation to Life at High Salt Concentrations in Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya, (N. Gunde-Cimerman et al. eds.), Chapter 15 (2005) by copyright permission of Springer-Verlag
I. Kawikova, V. Paliwal, M. Szczepanik, A. Itakura, M. Fukui, J. S. Pober, R. F. Tsuji, and P. W. Askenase
Airway hyper-reactivity mediated by B-1 cell immunogloblin M antibody generating compliment C5a at day post-immunization in a murine hapten model of non-atopic asthma
Reproduced from Immunology, 113: 234-245 (2004) by copyright permission of Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
M. Szczepanik, M. Akahira-Azuma, K. Bryniarski, R. F. Tsuji, I. Kawikova, W. Ptak, C. Kiener, R. A. Campos, and P. W. Askenase
B-1 B Cells Mediate Requred Early T Cell Recruitment to Elicit Protein-Induced Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity
Reproduced from The Journal of Immunology 171: 6225-6235 (2003) by copyright permission of the American Association of Immunologists, Inc.
Papers in Japanese
Soy Sauce Production and Halotolerant/Halophilic Microorganisms
Reproduced from J. Japan Soysauce Research Institute, 31: 273-279 (2005) by copyright permission of the Japan Soysauce Research Institute
Titles of Oral and Poster Presentations
III. Report on the Research Assisted by the NISR Research Grant in 2004