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MORIYAMA Ryuichi

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Year of Birth 1958
Title Professor
Belong to Dept. of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Bioscience and Biotechnology (graduate school)
Global Education Center, Liberal Arts Education Program (Scientific Literacy)
Center for Registered Dietitian Practicum Support
Research Institute for Biological Functions
Nutritional Health Science Research Center
Graduated Nagoya University, Graduate School of Aguriculture
Degree Dr. of Agriculture, Nagoya University
Academic Institutional Membership Japan Society for Bioscience Biotechnology and Agrochemistry, The Japanese Biochemical Society
Field of Study Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Applied Microbiology
Research, Studies Molecular Mechanism of Bacterial Spore Germination, Bio-defense against Bacterial Spores, Improvement of Protein Production by Microorganism, Structure and Function of Membrane Transporter
Curriculum Specialized Food Chemistry, Food Microbiology, Enzymology Laboratory

Books Published, Translation

Microemulsions and Emulsions in Foods. (Coauthor), American Chemical Society, 1991

Anion Transport Protein of the Red Blood Cell Membrane. (Coauthor), Elsevier, 1989

Academic Papers, Critique

A novel lipolytic enzyme, YcsK (LipC), located in the spore coat of Bacillus subtilis, is involved in spore germination. J. Bacteriol., Vol.189, 2007

Expression of germination-related enzymes, CspA, CspB, CspC, and SleM, of Clostridium perfringens S40 in the mother cell compartment of sporulating cells. Genes Genet. Syst., Vol.81, 2006

Subcellular localization of a germination-specific cortex-lytic enzyme, SleB, of bacilli during sporulation. Genes Genet. Syst., Vol.81, 2006

Isolation of two α-amylase inhibitor genes of tepary bean (Phaseolus acutifolius A. Gray) and their functional characterization in genetically engineered azuki bean. Plant Science, Vol.169, 2005

Hydrolysis of cortex peptidoglycan during bacterial spore germination. Med. Sci. Monit., Vol.8, 2002

Partial characterization of an enzyme fraction with protease activity which converts the spore peptidoglycan hydrolase (SleC) precursor to an active enzyme during germination of Clostridium perfringens S40 spores and analysis of a gene cluster involved in the activity. J. Bacteriol., Vol.183, No.12, 2001

The N-terminal prepeptide is required for the production of spore cortexlytic enzyme from its inactive precursor during germination of Clostridium perfringens S40 spores. Mo1. Microbiol., Vol.37, No.4, 2000

Expression of germination-specific amidase, SleB, of bacilli in the forespore compartment of sporulating cells and its localization on the exterior side of cortex in dormant spores. J. Bacteriol., Vol.181, No.8, 1999

Germination-specific cortex-lytic enzymes from Clostridium perfringens S40 spores; time of synthesis, precursor structure and regulation of enzyme activity. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., Vol.1 73, 1999

Effect of band 3 subunit equilibrium on the kinetics and affinity of ankyrin binding to erythrocyte membrane vesicles. J. Biol. Chem., Vol.273, No.24, 1998

A loss of the antimicrobial activity of surcrose monoesters of fatty acids as caused by esterase released from the germinated spores and vegetative cells of Bacillus cereus. Biocontrol Science, Vol.62, No.2, 1998

A cysteine-dependent serine protease associated with the dormant spores of Bacillus cereus:purification of the protein and cloning of the corresponding gene. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem, Vol.62, No.2, 1998

Localization of germination-specific spore-lytic enzymes in Clostridum perfringens S40 spores detected by immunoelectron microscopy. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., Vol.152, 1997

Molecular characterization of a germination-specific muramidase from Clostridium perfringens S40 spores and nucleotide sequence of the corresponding gene. J. Bacteriol., Vol.179, No.10, 1997

A gene (selB) encoding a spore cortex-lytic enzyme from Bacillus and response of the enzyme to L-alaninemediated germination. J. Bacteriol., Vol.178, No.20, 1996

A germination-specific spore cortex-lytic enzyme from Bacillus cereus spores:cloning and sequencing of the gene and molecular characterization of the enzyme. J. Bacteriol., Vol.178, No.17, 1996

Lectures, Symposium, Presentation

A novel lipolytic enzyme, LipC (YcsK), of Bacillus subtilis is involved in spore germination. Japan-Italy Symposium of New Trends in Enzyme Science and Technology, Nagoya, November 15-17

Germination-related subtilisin-like proteases of Clostridium perfringens. Japan-Italy Symposium of New Trends in Enzyme Science and Technology, Nagoya, November 15-17

Germination-related serine proteases of Clostridium perfringens. Fifth International Meeting on the Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of the Clostridia, United Kingdom, June 21-25, 2006

Analysis of germination-specific cortex-lytic enzymes, SleC and SkeM, of Clostridium perfringens spores. Fifth International Meeting on the Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of the Clostridia, United Kingdom, June 21-25, 2006

Processing of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus cereus YpeB during spore germination. The 3rd Conference on Functional Genomics of Gram-Positive Microorganisms, USA, June 12-16, 2005

Serine proteases which activate the germination-specific cortex-lytic enzyme, SleC, of Clostridium perfringens spores. The 3rd Conference on Functional Genomics of Gram-Positive Microorganisms, USA, June 12-16, 2005

Reassessment of the function of YpeB involved in the spore germination in Bacilli. 2nd International Conference on Functional Genomics of Gram-Positive Microorganism, Italy, June 22, 2003

csp genes of Clostridium perfringens encode a serine protease complex, GSP, which processes the inactive precursor of cortex hydrolase SleC to activate during spore germination. 1st International Conference on Functional Genomics of Gram-Positive Microorganism, USA, June 24, 2001

Germination-specific spore cortex lytic enzymes from C. perfringens S40 spores:structure and regulation of exzymatic activity. The 3rd International Meeting on the Molecular Genetics and Phathogenesis of the Clostridia, Japan, June 8, 2000

Roles of coat assembly and cortex formation for the proper localization of germination-specific amidase (SleB) in dormant spores. The 10th International Conference on Bacilli, Italy, June 27 1999

Diversity in expression and actication of germination-specific amidase between Clostridium perfringens and Bacilli. International Conference on Bacilli, Japan, July 12, 1998

Biochemical characterization of a novel muramidaseof Bacillus cereus involved in spore germination. International Conference on Bacilli, Japan, July 12, 1998

A spore cortex-lytic enzyme of Bacillus subtilis spores which responds to L-alanine-mediated germination. 9th International Conference on Bacilli, Switzerland, July 15, 1997

Germination-specific spore cortex-lytic enzymes of C. perfringens S 40. 12th International Spore Conference, USA, June, 1996

A germination specific-spore cortex-lytic enzyme from Bacillus cereus spores: cloning, sequecing and molecular characterization. 8th International Conference on Bacilli, USA, July 8, 1995

The role of band 3 subunit equilibrium in the regulation of ankyrin binding. 2nd International Symposium on Band 3 and Related Proteins-Function, Structure and Genetics-, Germany, May 5, 1991

Interaction of proteins with sucrose esters. ACS Symposium "Microemulsions and Emulsions in Foods" at the 199th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, USA, April, 1990

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