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Yoshio Kimura

Department of Applied Biological Science

Faculty of Agriculture

Kagawa University




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  • Department of Applied Biological Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki-cho, Japan. 1997 - 2011


  1. Enzymatic and mutational analyses of a class II 3',5'-cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase, PdeE, from Myxococcus xanthus. Kimura, Y., Yoshimi, M., Takata, G. J. Bacteriol. (2011) [Pubmed]
  2. Enzymatic and Functional Analysis of a Protein Phosphatase, Pph3, from Myxococcus xanthus. Kimura, Y., Mori, Y., Ina, Y., Takegawa, K. J. Bacteriol. (2011) [Pubmed]
  3. A Myxococcus xanthus Bacterial Tyrosine Kinase, BtkA, Is Required for the Formation of Mature Spores. Kimura, Y., Yamashita, S., Mori, Y., Kitajima, Y., Takegawa, K. J. Bacteriol. (2011) [Pubmed]
  4. Glycine betaine biosynthesized from glycine provides an osmolyte for cell growth and spore germination during osmotic stress in Myxococcus xanthus. Kimura, Y., Kawasaki, S., Yoshimoto, H., Takegawa, K. J. Bacteriol. (2010) [Pubmed]
  5. Enzymatic characteristics of two novel Myxococcus xanthus enzymes, PdeA and PdeB, displaying 3',5'- and 2',3'-cAMP phosphodiesterase, and phosphatase activities. Kimura, Y., Okazaki, N., Takegawa, K. FEBS Lett. (2009) [Pubmed]
  6. Interaction between a Ser/Thr protein kinase, SpkA, and a cAMP-dependent protein kinase regulatory subunit homolog, CbpB, from Myxococcus xanthus. Kimura, Y., Kakemizu, A., Matsubara, Y., Takegawa, K. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. (2009) [Pubmed]
  7. Myxococcus xanthus twin-arginine translocation system is important for growth and development. Kimura, Y., Saiga, H., Hamanaka, H., Matoba, H. Arch. Microbiol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  8. Contribution of the cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterases PdeA and PdeB to adaptation of Myxococcus xanthus cells to osmotic or high-temperature stress. Kimura, Y., Nakatuma, H., Sato, N., Ohtani, M. J. Bacteriol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  9. A Myxococcus xanthus CbpB containing two cAMP-binding domains is involved in temperature and osmotic tolerances. Kimura, Y., Nakato, H., Ishibashi, K., Kobayashi, S. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. (2005) [Pubmed]
  10. An adenylyl cyclase, CyaB, acts as an osmosensor in Myxococcus xanthus. Kimura, Y., Ohtani, M., Takegawa, K. J. Bacteriol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  11. RppA, a transducer homologue, and MmrA, a multidrug transporter homologue, are involved in the biogenesis and/or assembly of polysaccharide in Myxococcus xanthus. Kimura, Y., Ishida, S., Matoba, H., Okahisa, N. Microbiology (Reading, Engl.) (2004) [Pubmed]
  12. A Myxococcus xanthus rppA-mmrA double mutant exhibits reduced uptake of amino acids and tolerance of some antimicrobials. Kimura, Y., Ishida, S., Matoba, H., Okahisa, N. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. (2004) [Pubmed]
  13. An adenylyl cyclase, CyaA, of Myxococcus xanthus functions in signal transduction during osmotic stress. Kimura, Y., Mishima, Y., Nakano, H., Takegawa, K. J. Bacteriol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  14. Myxococcus xanthus mokA encodes a histidine kinase-response regulator hybrid sensor required for development and osmotic tolerance. Kimura, Y., Nakano, H., Terasaka, H., Takegawa, K. J. Bacteriol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  15. Characterization of the mac-1 gene encoding a putative ABC transporter from Myxococcus xanthus. Kimura, Y., Yamanishi, Y., Tokumasu, Y., Terasaka, H., Yoshinobu, J. J. Biochem. (2001) [Pubmed]
  16. Molecular cloning and characterization of two genes for the biotin carboxylase and carboxyltransferase subunits of acetyl coenzyme A carboxylase in Myxococcus xanthus. Kimura, Y., Miyake, R., Tokumasu, Y., Sato, M. J. Bacteriol. (2000) [Pubmed]
  17. Molecular cloning, sequence analysis, and characterization of a penicillin-resistant DD-carboxypeptidase of Myxococcus xanthus. Kimura, Y., Takashima, Y., Tokumasu, Y., Sato, M. J. Bacteriol. (1999) [Pubmed]
  18. Isolation and characteristics of yeasts able to grow at low concentrations of nutrients. Kimura, Y., Nakano, Y., Fujita, K., Miyabe, S., Imasaka, S., Ishikawa, Y., Sato, M. Yeast (1998) [Pubmed]
  19. Propionyl-CoA carboxylase of Myxococcus xanthus: catalytic properties and function in developing cells. Kimura, Y., Kojyo, T., Kimura, I., Sato, M. Arch. Microbiol. (1998) [Pubmed]
  20. Propionyl coenzyme A carboxylase is required for development of Myxococcus xanthus. Kimura, Y., Sato, R., Mimura, K., Sato, M. J. Bacteriol. (1997) [Pubmed]
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