Annual Report 2010

I. Outline of the Noda Institute for Scientific Research

II. Achievement of Research Activities in 2010

Reproduced Papers
F. J. Jin, T. Takahashi, M. Machida, Y. Koyama
Identification of a basic helix-loop-helix-type transcription regulator gene in Aspergillus oryzae by systematically deleting large chromosomal segments.
 Reproduced from Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 75: 5943-51 (2009) by copyright permission of American Society for Microbiology
F. J. Jin, T. Takahashi, M. Utsushikawa, T. Furukido, M. Nishida, M. Ogawa, M. Tokuoka, Y. Koyama
A trial of minimization of chromosome 7 in Aspergillus oryzae by multiple chromosomal deletions.
 Reproduced from Mol. Genet. Genomics, 283: 1-12 (2010) by copyright permission of Springer-Verlag
M. Ogawa, M. Tokuoka, F. J. Jin, T. Takahashi, Y. Koyama
Genetic analysis of conidiation regulatory pathways in koji-mold Aspergillus oryzae.
 Reproduced from Fungal Genet. Biol., 47: 10-18 (2010) by copyright permission of Elsevier Inc.
Titles of Oral and Poster Presentations

III. Report on the Research Assisted by the NISR Research Grant in 2009

Research Grant
Hirofumi ICHINOSE (Kyushu University)
Comprehensive survey of cytochrome P450 function from Aspergillus oryzae
Masashi KATO (Nagoya University)
Analysis on the transcriptional regulation mechanisms controlled by the CCAAT-box binding complex as a key factor in filamentous fungi
Yutaka KURODA (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology)
Analysis and prevention of inclusion body in E. coli over-expression systems using short peptide tags
Yoichi NODA (The University of Tokyo)
Mechanisms of Golgi-localization of mannosyltransferases
Kan TANAKA (Chiba University)
Studies on novel regulatory mechanism for nucleotide biosynthesis through the amino acid signal in bacteria
Young Investigator Research Grant
Shigenobu KISHINO (Kyoto University)
Analysis of peculiar fatty acid transformation by anaerobic microorganisms and application to conjugated fatty acid production
Shinya KODANI (Shizuoka University)
Study on aerial hyphae formation mechanism of siderophore in the cell of Streptomyces coelicolor
Takuji OKA (Sojo University)
Identification and application of new genes involved in glycosylation in filamentous fungi
Hideaki TAKANO (Nihon University)
LitR-mediated photoresponse in non-phototrophic bacteria: studies on its molecular mechanism and potential diversity
Seiya WATANABE (Kyoto University)
Generation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae capable to ferment hexoses and pentoses derived from lignocellulosic biomass by protein- and metabolic-engineering
Yuji YAMAMOTO (Kitasato University)
Identification of antioxidant(s) from lactic acid bacteria and screening of high antioxidative strain(s)

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