Ex-Director's Research

PREVIOUS DIRECTOR'S RESEARCH

DIRECTOR'S RESEARCH

Yoichi Kamagata, Ph. D.

Deputy Director General, Department of Life Science and Biotechnology, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Ex-Director-General
AIST Hokkaido
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AIST)

Ex-director
Bioproduction Research Institute
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AIST)

April 2015
Deputy Director General, Department of Life Science and Biotechnology, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
April 2014
Director-General, AIST Hokkaido, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
April 2010
Director, Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
April 2006
Director, Research Institute of Genome-Based Biofactory, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
September 2006 - present

Visiting professor, Hokkaio University
September 2004 - present

Visiting professor, Nagaoka Institute of Technology
April 2001- March 2006

Group Leader, Microbial and Genetic Resources Research Group
Institute for Biological Resources and Functions
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Research interests

  1. Diversity of microbes in natural environment
  2. Syntrophy between organisms in anoxic/oxic environment
  3. Degradation of anthropogenic chemicals by organisms
  4. Molecular physiology and domestication of uncultured organisms
  5. Detection of target genes/organisms
  6. Degradation of natural polymers

Major research outcomes

  1. Microbial diversity in some particular environments such as wastewater treatment processes, natural gas fields, rice paddies, and rumen ecosystem have been elucidated. 
  2. A number of methanogens, sulfate reducers, syntrophs and aerobic heterotrphs have been isolated and characterzed in conjunction with in situ physiology.
  3. Syntrophic relation between syntrophs and methanogens have been elucidated.
  4. Organisms capable of 2,4-dichloroacetate degradation were isolated from pristine environments and their physiological and genetic traits were determined.
  5. Bacterial methylation of iodine has been found and eludicated.
  6. New techniques to quantitatively determine the target genes/organisms have been developed.


LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

PEER REVIEWED PAPERS

(231) Iino, T., M. Ohkuma, Y. Kamagata, and S. Amachi : Iodidimonas muriae gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic iodide-oxidizing bacterium isolated from brine of a natural gas and iodine recovery facility, and proposals of Iodidimonadaceae fam. nov., Iodidimonadales ord. nov., Emcibacteraceae fam. nov. and Emcibacterales ord. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., published ahead of printing (2016).

(230) Mochimaru, H., H. Tamaki, T. Katayama, H. Imachi, S. Sakata, and Y. Kamagata : Methanomicrobium antiquum sp. nov., a hydrogenotrophic methanogen isolated from deep sedimentary aquifers in a natural gas field. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66: 4873-4877 (2016).

(229) Mayumi, D., H. Mochimaru, H. Tamaki, K. Yamamoto, H. Yoshioka, Y. Suzuki, Y. Kamagata and S. Sakata : Methane production from coal by a single methanogen. Science, 354: 222-225 (2016).

(228) Kimura, N. and Y. Kamagata: A thermostable bilirubin-oxidizing enzyme from activated sludge isolated by a metagenomic approach. Microb. Environ., 31: 435-441. (2016).

(227) Tani, T., H. Taguchi, K. E. Fujimori, T. Sahara, S. Ohgiya, Y. Kamagata, and T. Akamatsu: Isolation and characterization of xylitol-assimilating mutants of recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J. Biosci. Bioeng., 122: 446-455 (2016).

(226) Shinzato, N., H. Aoyama, S. Saitoh., N. Nikoh., K. Nakano., M. Shimojo., M. Shinzato, K. Satou, K. Teruya, T. Hirano, T. Yamada, M.K. Nobu, H. Tamaki, Y. Shirai, S. Park, T. Narihiro, W-T. Liu and Y. Kamagata: Complete genome sequence of the intracellular bacterial symbiont TC1 in the anaerobic ciliate Trimyema compressum. Genome Announcements 5: e-01032-16 (2016).

(225) Y. Kamagata and T. Narihiro : Symbiosis studies in microbial ecology. Microb. Environ., 31: 201-202. (2016).

(224) Narihiro, T., M. K. Nobu, H. Tamaki, Y. Kamagata, Sekiguchi, Y., and W-T. Liu : Comparative genomics of syntrophic branched-chain fatty acid degrading bacteria. Microb. Environ., 31: 288-292. (2016).

(223) Narihiro, T., M. K. Nobu, H. Tamaki, Y. Kamagata, and W-T. Liu : Draft Genome Sequence of Syntrophomonas wolfei subsp. methylbutyratica strain 4J5T (JCM 14075), a mesophilic butyrate- and 2-methylbutyrate-degrading syntroph. Genome Announcements 4: e-00047-16 (2016).

(222) Tani, T., H. Taguchi, K. E Fujimori, T. Sahara, S. Ohgiya, Y. Kamagata, T. Akamatsu : Isolation and characterization of xylitol-assimilating mutants of recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae. J. Biosci. Bioeng., published ahead of printing (2016).

(221) Kato, S., E. Goya, M. Tanaka, W. Kitagawa, Y. Kikuchi, K. Asano, and Y. Kamagata : Enrichment and isolation of Flavobacterium strains with tolerance to high concentrations of cesium ion. Scientific Rep., 6 (2016).

(220) Nazrul Bhuiyan, M., R. Takai, S. Mitsuhashi, K. Shigetomi, Y. Tanaka, Y. Kamagata, and M. Ubukata : Novel growth factors released by Sphingopyxis sp. enable laboratory cultivation of previously uncultured Leucobacter sp. through interspecies mutualism. J. Antibiotics. 69: 97-103 (2016).

(219) Kanno, M., P. Constant, P., H. Tamaki, and Y. Kamagata : Detection and isolation of plant-associated bacteria scavenging atmospheric molecular hydrogen. Environ. Microbiol., in press (2016).

(218) Kato, S., K. Chino, N. Kamimura, E. Masai, I. Yumoto, and Y. Kamagata : Methanogenic degradation of lignin-derived monoaromatic compounds by microbial enrichments from rice paddy field soil. Scientific Rep., 5 (2015).

(217) Kamagata, Y. : Keys to cultivating uncultured microbes: elaborate enrichment strategies and resuscitation of dormant cells. Microb. Environ., 30: 289-290 (2015).

(216) Takeshita, K., Y. Matsuura, H. Itoh, R. Navarro, T. Hori, T. Sone, Y. Kamagata, P. Mergaert, and Y. Kikuchi : Burkholderia of plant-beneficial group are symbiotically associated with bordered plant bugs (Heteroptera: Pyrrhocoroidea: Largidae). Microb. Environ., 30: 321-329 (2015).

(215) Ohbayashi, T., K. Takeshita, W. Kitagawa, N. Nikoh, R. Koga, X-Y Meng, K. Tago, T. Hori, M. Hayatsu, K. Asano, Y. Kamagata, B-L. Lee, T. Fukatsu, and Y. Kikuchi : Insect's intestinal organ for symbiont sorting. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 112: E5179-5188 (2015).

(214) Nobu, M.K., T. Narihiro, H. Tamaki, Y-L. Qiu, T. Woyke, L. Goodwin, K.W. Davenport, Y. Kamagata, and W-T. Liu : The genome of Syntrophorhabdus aromaticivorans strain UI provides new insights for syntrophic aromatic compound metabolism and electron flow. Environ Microbiol., 17: 4861-4872 (2015).

(213) Narihiro, T., M.K. Nobu, N-K. Kim, Y. Kamagata, and W-T. Liu : The nexus of syntrophy-associated microbiota in anaerobic digestion revealed by long-term enrichment and community survey. Environ Microbiol., 17: 1707-1720 (2015).

(212) Hori, T., T. Aoyagi, H. Itoh, T. Narihiro, A. Oikawa, K. Suzuki, A. Ogata, M. W. Friedrich, R. Conrad, and Y. Kamagata : Isolation of microorganisms involved in reduction of crystalline iron (III) oxides in natural environments. Frontiers in Microbiol., 6: e368 (2015).

(211) Kanno, M., T. Katayama, N. Morita, H. Tamaki, S. Hanada and Y. Kamagata : Catenisphaera adipataccumulans gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Erysipelotrichaceae isolated from an anaerobic digester. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65: 805-810 (2015).

(210) Puspita, I.D., W. Kitagawa, Y. Kamagata, M. Tanaka, and C.H. Nakatsu : Increase in bacterial colony formation from a permafrost ice wedge dosed with a Tomitella biformata recombinant resuscitation-promoting factor protein. Microb. Environ., 30: 151-156 (2015).

(209) Takeuchi, M., T. Yamagishi, Y. Kamagata, K. Oshima, M. Hattori, T. Katayama, S. Hanada, H. Tamaki, K. Marumo, H. Maeda, M. Nedachi, W. Iwasaki, Y. Suwa, and S. Sakata : Tepidicaulis marinus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium reducing nitrate to nitrous oxide strictly under microaerobic conditions. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65: 1749-1754 (2015).

(208) Katayama, T., H. Yoshioka, Y. Muramoto, J. Usami, K. Fujiwara, S. Yoshida, Y. Kamagata, and S. Sakata : Physicochemical impacts associated with natural gas development on methanogenesis in deep sand aquifers. ISME J., 9: 436-446 (2015).

(207) Nobu, M.K., T. Narihiro, C. Rinke, Y. Kamagata, S.G. Tringe, T. Woyke, and W-T. Liu : Microbial dark matter ecogenomics reveals complex synergistic networks in a methanogenic bioreactor. ISME J., 9: 1710-1722 (2015).

(206) Kanno, M., H. Tamaki, Y. Mitani, N. Kimura, S. Hanada, and Y. Kamagata : pH-induced change in cell susceptibility to butanol in a high butanol-tolerant bacterium, Enterococcus faecalis strain CM4A. Biotechnology for Biofules, 8: e69 (2015).

(205) Kato, S., I. Yumoto, and Y. Kamagata : Isolation of acetogenic bacteria that induce biocorrrosion by utilizing metallic irons as the sole electron donor. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 81: 67-73 (2015).

(204) Tanaka, T., K. Kawasaki, S. Daimon, W. Kitagawa, K. Yamamoto, H. Tamaki, M. Tanaka, C.H. Na-katsu, and Y. Kamagata : A hidden pitfall in the preparation of agar media undermines microor-ganisms cultivability. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 80 (24): 7659-7666 (2014).

(203) Kato, S., R. Yoshida, T. Yamaguchi, T. Sato, I. Yumoto, and Y. Kamagata : The effects of elevated CO2 concentration on compettitive interaction between aceticlastic and syntrophic methanogenesis in a model microbial consortium. Frontiers in Microbiol., 5 (Oct) : e575 (2014).

(202) Kakizawa, S., A. Makino, Y. Ishii, H. Tamaki, and Y. Kamagata : Draft genome sequence of "Candi-datus Phytoplasma asteris" strain OY-V, an unculturable plant-pathogenic bacterium. Genome Announcements 2 (Oct) : e-00994-14 (2014).

(201) Yamamoto, K., H. Tamaki, H. Cadillo-Quiroz, H. Imachi, N. Kyrpides, T. Woyke, L. Goodwin, S. H. Zinder, Y. Kamagata, and W-T. Liu : Complete genome sequence of Methanolinea tarda NOBI-1T, a hydrogenotrophic methanogen isolated from a methanogenic digester sludge. Genome Announcements 2 (Oct) : e-00876-14 (2014).

(200) Yamamoto, K., H. Tamaki, H. Cadillo-Quiroz, H. Imachi, N. Kyrpides, T. Woyke, L. Goodwin, S. H. Zinder, Y. Kamagata, and W-T. Liu : Complete genome sequence of Methanoregula formicica SMSPT, a mesophilic hydrogenotrophic methanogen isolated from a methanogenic upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor. Genome Announcements 2 (Oct) : e-00870-14 (2014).

(199) Itoh, H., M. Aita, A. Nagayama, X-Y. Meng, Y. Kamagata, R. Navarro, T. Hori, S. Ohgiya, and Y. Kikuchi : Evidence of environmental and vertical transmission of Burkholderia symbionts in the oriental chinch bug, Cavelerius saccharivorus (Heteroptera: Blissidae). Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 80 (19): 5974-5983 (2014).

(198) Takeuchi, M., Y. Kamagata, K. Oshima, S. Hanada, H. Tamaki, K. Marumo, H. Maeda, M. Nedachi, M. Hattori, W. Iwasaki, and S. Sakata : Methylocaldum marinum sp. nov., a novel thermotolerant methane oxidizing bacterium isolated from marine sediments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64 (9): 3240-3246 (2014).

(197) Narihiro, T., H. Tamaki, A. Akiba, K. Takasaki, K. Nakano, Y. Kamagata, S. Hanada, and T. Maji : Microbial community structure of relict niter-beds previously used for saltpeter production. PLOS One 9 (8): e104752 (2014).

(196) Yamada, K., Y. Okuno, X-Y. Meng, H. Tamaki, Y. Kamagata, and S. Hanada : Granulicella cerasi sp. nov., an acidophilic bacterium isolated from cherry bark. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64 (8) : 2781-2785 (2014).

(195) Wang, H., T. Narihiro, A. Straub, C. Pugh, H. Tamaki, J. Moor, J. Bradley, Y. Kamagata, W-T. Liu, and T. Nguyen : MS2 Bacteriophage reduction and microbial communities in biosand filters. Environ. Sci. Technol., 48 (12) (June) : 6702-6709 (2014).

(194) Narihiro, N., A. Suzuki, K. Yoshimune, T. Hori, T. Hoshino, I. Yumoto, A. Yokota, N. Kimura, and Y. Kamagata : Combination of functional metagenomics and oil-fed enrichment strategy revealed the phylogenetic diversity of lipolytic bacteria overlooked by cultivation-based method. Microb. Environ., 29 (2) : 154-161 (2014).

(193) Qiu, Y-L., S. Hanada, Y. Kamagata, R-B. Guo, and Y. Sekiguchi : Lactivibrio alcoholicus gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, mesophilic lactate-, alcohol-, carbohydrate- and amino-acid-degrading bacterium in the phylum Synergistetes. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64 (6) : 2137-2145 (2014).

(192) Katayama, T., H. Yoshioka, H. Mochimaru, X-Y. Meng, Y. Muramoto, J. Usami, H. Ikeda, Y. Kamagata, and S. Sakata : Methanohalophilus levihalophilus sp. nov., a slightly halophilic, methylotrophic methanogen isolated from natural gas-bearing deep aquifers, and an emended description of the genus Methanohalophilus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64 (6) : 2089-2093 (2014).

(191) Kato, S., K. Sasaki, K. Watanabe, I. Yumoto, and Y. Kamagata : Physiological and transcriptomic analyses of a thermophilic, aceticlastic methanogen Methanosaeta thermophila responding to ammonia stress. Microb Environ., 29 (2) : 162-167 (2014).

(190) Suzuki, S., J.G. Kuenen, K. Schipper, S. van der Velde, S. Ishii, A. Wu, D.Y. Sorokin, A. Tenney, X-Y. Meng, P.L. Morrill, Y. Kamagata, G. Muyzer and K.H. Nealson : Physiological and genomic features of highly alkaliphilic hydrogen-utilizing Betaproteobacteria from a continental serpentinizing site. Nature Commun., 5 (May) : e4900 (2014).

(189) Kugo, T., W. Kitagawa, Y. Shimomura, T. Yamagishi, M. Tanaka, T. Sone, K. Asano, and Y. Kamagata : Draft genome sequence of a methanol Utilizer Methylophilus sp. strain OH31, isolated from a pond sediment in Hokkaido, Japan. Genome Announcements 2 (May) : e-00274-14 (2014).

(188) Nobu, M.K., T. Narihiro, H. Tamaki, Y-L. Qiu, T. Woyke, L. Goodwin, K.W. Davenport, Y. Kamagata, and W-T. Liu : The genome of Syntrophorhabdus aromaticivorans strain UI provides new insights for syntrophic aromatic compound metabolism and electron flow. Environ Microbiol., published ahead of printing in April (2014).

(187) Hanada, S., H. Tamaki, K. Nakamura, and Y. Kamagata : Crenotalea thermophila gen. and sp. nov. isolated from a Japanese hot spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64 (4) : 1359-1364 (2014).

(186) Kakizawa, S. and Y. Kamagata : A multiplex-PCR method for strain identification and detailed phylogenetic analysis of AY-group phytoplasmas. Plant Disease, 98 (3) : 299-305 (2014).

(185) Sahara, T., K. E. Fujimori, M. Nezuo, M. Tsukahara, Y. Tochigi, S. Ohgiya, Y-Q. Tang, K. Kida, H. Taguchi, T. Akamatsu, and Y. Kamagata : Draft genome sequence of Saccharomyces cerevisiae NAM34-4C, a lactic acid-assimilating industrial yeast strain. Genome Announcements 2 (1) (Feb) : e-01145-13 (2014).

(184) Sahara, T., K. Fujimori, M. Nezuo, M. Tsukahara, Y. Tochigi, S. Ohgiya, and Y. Kamagata : Draft genome sequence of Saccharomyces cerevisiae IR-2, a useful industrial strain for highly efficient production of bioethanol. Genome Announcements. 2 (1) (Feb) : e01160-13 (2014).

(183) Funo, K., W. Kitagawa, M. Tanaka, T. Sone, K. Asano, and Y. Kamagata : Draft genome sequence of Tomitella biformata AHU 1821T, isolated from a permafrost ice wedge in Alaska. Genome Announcements 2 (1) (Feb) : e-00066-14 (2014).

(182) Nobu, M.K., T. Narihiro, H. Tamaki, Y-L. Qiu, Y. Sekiguchi, T. Woyke, L. Goodwin, K. Davenport, Y. Kamagata, and W-T. Liu : Draft genome sequence of Syntrophorhabdus aromaticivorans strain UI, a mesophilic aromatic compound degrading syntroph. Genome Announcements 2 (1) (Feb) : e-01064-13 (2014).

(181) Katayama, T., M. Kanno, N. Morita, T. Hori, T. Narihiro, Y. Mitani and Y. Kamagata : An oleaginous bacterium that intrinsically accumulates long-chain free fatty acids in its cytoplasm. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 80 (3) : 1126-1131 (2014).

(180) Takeuchi, M.,T. Katayama, T. Yamagishi, S. Hanada, H. Tamaki, Y. Kamagata, K. Oshima, M. Hattori, K. Marumo, M. Nedachi, H. Maeda, Y. Suwa, and S. Sakata : Methyloceanibacter caenitepidi gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel facultatively methylotrophic bacterium isolated from marine sediments near the hydrothermal vent area. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64 (2): 462-468 (2014).

(179) Kusada, H., S. Hanada, Y. Kamagata, and N. Kimura : The effects of N-acylhomoserine lactones, β-lactam antibiotics and adenosine on biofilm formation in the multi-β-lactam antibiotic-resistant bacterium Acidovorax sp. strain MR-S7. J. Biosci. Bioeng., 118 (1) : 14-19 (2014).

(178) Kanno, M., T. Katayama, H. Tamaki, Y. Mitani, X-Y. Meng, T. Hori, T. Narihiro, N. Morita, T. Hoshino, I. Yumoto, N. Kimura, S. Hanada, and Y. Kamagata : Isolation of butanol- and isobutanol-tolerant bacteria and physiological characterization of their butanol tolerance. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 79 (22) : 6998-7005 (2013).

(177) Miura, T., H. Kusada, Y. Kamagata, S. Hanada, and N. Kimura : Genome sequence of the multiple β-lactam antibiotic resistant bacterium Acidovorax sp. strain MR-S7. Genome Announcements 1: e00412-13 (Aug) (2013).

(176) Narihiro, T., and Y. Kamagata : Cultivating yet-to-be cultivated microbes: the challenge continues. Microb. Environ., 28 (2) : 163-165 (2013).

(175) Mayumi, D., J. Dolfing, S. Sakata, H. Maeda, Y. Miyagawa, M. Ikarashi, H. Tamaki, M. Takeuchi, C.H. Nakatsu, and Y. Kamagata : Carbon dioxide concentration dictates alternative methanogenic pathways in oil reservoirs. Nature Commun., 4: e1998 (June) (2013).

(174) Puspita, I.D., M. Uehara., T. Ka, Y. Kamagata, M. Tanaka, K. Asano, and C.H. Nakatsu : Resuscitation promoting factor (Rpf) from Tomitella biformata AHU 1821T promotes growth and resuscitates non-dividing cells. Microb. Environ., 28 (1) : 58-64 (2013).

(173) Nakamura, K., A. Takahashi, C. Mori, H. Tamaki, H. Mochimaru, K. Nakamura, K. Takamizawa, and Y. Kamagata : Methanothermobacter tenebrarum sp. nov., a hydrogenotrophic thermophilic methanogen isolated from gas-associated formation water of a natural gas field in Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63 (2) : 715-722 (2013).

(172) Qiu, Y-L., M. Muramatsu, S. Hanada, Y. Kamagata, R-B. Guo, and Y. Sekiguchi : Oligosphaera ethanolica gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, carbohydrate-fermenting bacterium isolated from methanogenic sludge, and description of the Oligosphaeria classis nov. in the bacterial phylum Lentisphaerae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63 (2) : 533-539 (2013).

(171) Takasaki, K., M. Kanno, T. Miura, H. Tamaki, S. Hanada, Y. Kamagata, and N. Kimura : Discovery of glycoside hydrolase enzymes from an Avicel-adapted forest soil eukaryotic community revealed by a metatranscriptomic approach. PLoS ONE., 8: e 55485 (Feb) (2013).

(170) Li, H., Y. Zhang, M. Yang, and Y. Kamagata : Effects of hydraulic retention time on nitrification activities and population dynamics of a conventional activated sludge system. Frontiers Environ. Sci. Eng., 7 (Feb) : 43-48 (2013).

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BOOKCHAPTERS


(12) Y. Kamagata : Syntrophy in Anaerobic Digestion. Anaerobic Biotechnology: In: Environmental Protection and Resource Recovery (Edited by H.H.P. Fang and T. Zhang). Published ahead of printing (2015). (11) Kimura, N. W. Kitagawa and Y. Kamagata : Biodegradation of nitrophenol compounds. In: Biological Remediation of Explosive Residues (Edited by S.N. Singh). Springer International. pp. 43-57 (2014).

(10) Kitagawa, W. and Y. Kamagata : Diversity of 2,4-Dichorophenoxyacetic Acid (2,4-D)-Degradative Genes and Degrading Bacteria. In: Biodegradative Bacteria (Edited by H. Nojiri et al). Springer Verlag. pp. 43-57 (2013).

(9) Shinzato, N. and Y. Kamagata : The methanogenic and archaeal endosymbionts of Trimyema In: Endosymbiotic methanogenic archaea (Edited by J.H.P. Hackstein). Springer Verlag. (2010).

(8) Okabe, S. and Y. Kamagata : Wastewater treatment. In: Environmental Molecular Biology (Edited by W-T, Liu and Jansson J.K.). Caiser Academic Press. chapter 10 (2009).

(7) Y. Kamagata, Y. Sekiguchi, and S. Hanada : Gemmatimonadetes phylum nov. In: Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology (Edited by Garrity G.). Springer-Verlag. (2009).

(6) Y. Kamagata : Genus Oscillospira Chatton and Perard 1913, 1159AL In: Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology volume 3, (Edited by Garrity G.). Springer-Verlag. (2009).

(5) Y. Kamagata : Genus Thermoacetogenium Hattori, Kamagata, Hanada, and Shoun 2000. In: Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology volume 3, (Edited by Garrity G.). Springer-Verlag. (2009).

(4) Sekiguchi, Y., and Y. Kamagata : Microbial community structure and functions in methane fermentation technology for wastewater treatment. In: Strict and facultative anaerobes: medical and environmental aspects., (Ed. by Zuber, P. and Nakano, M. M.). Horizon Scientific Press, Norfolk, UK. 361-384 (2004).

(3) Nakatsu, C.H., R. Fulthorpe, W.E. Holben, Y. Kamagata, O.V. Maltseva, V.G. Matheson, C. McGowan, Y. Suwa, J.M. Tiedje, E.M. Top, A.D. Wright, and L.J. Forney : Genetic diversity of 2,4-D catabolic genes. In Microbial diversity and genetics of biodegradation. (eds. Horikoshi, K., Fukuda, M., and Kudo, T). Japan Scientific Societies Press, Tokyo, 197-206 (1997).

(2) Tiedje, J.M., R. Fulthorpe, Y. Kamagata, C.McGowan, A. Rhodes, H. Takami : What is the global pattern of chloroaromatic degrading microbial populations. In Microbial diversity and genetics of biodegradation. (eds. Horikoshi, K., Fukuda, M., and Kudo, T). Japan Scientific Societies Press, Tokyo, 65-74 (1997).

(1) Hausinger, R.P., F. Fukumori, D.A. Hogan, T.W. Sasanella, Y. Kamagata, H. Takami, and R.E. Wallace : Biochemistry of 2,4-D degradation : Evolutionary implications. In Microbial diversity and genetics of biodegradation (eds. Horikoshi, K., Fukuda, M., and Kudo, T). Japan Scientific Societies Press, Tokyo, 35-51 (1997).


PROCEEDINGS


(13) Sekiguchi, Y., S. Hanada, and Y. Kamagata : Cultivation of yet-to-be cultured microorganisms from wastewater treatment processes. Innovative roles of Biological Resource Centers: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress for Culture Collections. ed. by Watanabe, M., Suzuki, K., and Seki, T. 107-111 (2004).

(12) Y. Kamagata : Cultivation of uncultured fastidious microbes. Innovative roles of Biological Resource Centers: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress for Culture Collections. ed. by Watanabe, M., Suzuki, K., and Seki, T. 103-106 (2004).

(11) Kimura, N. and Y. Kamagata : Microbial degradation of chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin by a gram-positive bacterium, Rhodococcus opacus SAO101. Organohalogen compounds. 58, 153-156 (2002).

(10) Sekiguchi, Y., Y. Kamagata, A. Ohashi, and H. Harada : Molecular and conventional analyses of microbial diversity in mesophilic and thermophilic upflow anaerobic sludge blanket granular sludges. 9th World congress on anaerobic digestion, 261-266 (2001).

(9) Y. Kamagata : Microbial community analysis of anaerobic ecosystem - significance and importance of anaerobes. Proceedings of 2001 KSAM International symposium on new horizons in microbiology and biotechnology. 24-29 (2001).

(8) Kanagawa, T., Y. Kamagata, K. Yamada, and T. Kohno : Phylogenetic analysis of type 021N strains isolated from bulking sludges. In Microbial Community and Functions in Wastewater Treatment Processes, the International Symposium of the COE, Center for Excellence, Project on Establishment and Evaluation of Advanced Water Treatment Technology Systems Using Functions of Complex Microbial Community, 75-93 (1998).

(7) Nakamura, K., M. Kawaharasaki, S. Hanada, Y. Kamagata, and T. Kanagawa : Characterization of bacterial community constructing anaerobic/aerobic activated sludge by in situ identification and cloning of 16S rDNAs. In Microbial Community and Functions in Wastewater Treatment Processes, the International Symposium of the COE, Center for Excellence, Project on Establishment and Evaluation of Advanced Water Treatment Technology Systems Using Functions of Complex Microbial Community, 75-93 (1998).

(6) Shinjoh, H., A. Miya, K. Onda, Y. Kamagata, M. Kawaharasaki, and K. Nakamura : Some properties of polyphosphate glucokinase in a polyphosphate-accumulating bacterium NM-1. IAWQ, 1993 (1994).

(5) Matsuda, K., K. Nakamura, Y. Kamagata, and E. Mikami : Isolation and characterization of an anaerobic bacterium degrading 4-chlorobutyrate. Microbiology and Biochemistry of Strict Anaerobes Involved in Interspecies Hydrogen Transfer (ed. by J-P. Belaich et al.), Plenum Press, New York, 203-212 (1990).

(4) Tasaki, M., Y. Kamagata, K. Nakamura, and E. Mikami : Isolation of propionate-using sulfate-reducing bacterium. Microbiology and Biochemistry of Strict Anaerobes Involved in Interspecies Hydrogen Transfer (ed. by J-P. Belaich et al.), Plenum Press, New York, 477-479 (1990).

(3) Y. Kamagata and E. Mikami : Diversity of acetotrophic methanogens in anaerobic digestion. Recent Advances in Microbial Ecology (ed. by T. Hattori et al.), Japan Scientific Societies Press, Tokyo, 459-464 (1989).

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