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Makoto Ashiuchi

Department of Bioresources Science

Kochi University


Kochi 783-8502



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  • Department of Bioresources Science, Kochi University, Nankoku, Kochi 783-8502, Japan. 2001 - 2007


  1. Genetic design of conditional D-glutamate auxotrophy for Bacillus subtilis: use of a vector-borne poly-gamma-glutamate synthetic system. Ashiuchi, M., Nishikawa, Y., Matsunaga, K., Yamamoto, M., Shimanouchi, K., Misono, H. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2007) [Pubmed]
  2. Genetically engineered poly-gamma-glutamate producer from Bacillus subtilis ISW1214. Ashiuchi, M., Shimanouchi, K., Horiuchi, T., Kamei, T., Misono, H. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. (2006) [Pubmed]
  3. Novel poly-gamma-glutamate-processing enzyme catalyzing gamma-glutamyl DD-amidohydrolysis. Ashiuchi, M., Nakamura, H., Yamamoto, M., Misono, H. J. Biosci. Bioeng. (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. Enzymatic synthesis of high-molecular-mass poly-gamma-glutamate and regulation of its stereochemistry. Ashiuchi, M., Shimanouchi, K., Nakamura, H., Kamei, T., Soda, K., Park, C., Sung, M.H., Misono, H. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  5. Differences in effects on DNA gyrase activity between two glutamate racemases of Bacillus subtilis, the poly-gamma-glutamate synthesis-linking Glr enzyme and the YrpC (MurI) isozyme. Ashiuchi, M., Kuwana, E., Komatsu, K., Soda, K., Misono, H. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. (2003) [Pubmed]
  6. Biochemistry and molecular genetics of poly-gamma-glutamate synthesis. Ashiuchi, M., Misono, H. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  7. Glutamate racemase is an endogenous DNA gyrase inhibitor. Ashiuchi, M., Kuwana, E., Yamamoto, T., Komatsu, K., Soda, K., Misono, H. J. Biol. Chem. (2002) [Pubmed]
  8. Physiological and biochemical characteristics of poly gamma-glutamate synthetase complex of Bacillus subtilis. Ashiuchi, M., Nawa, C., Kamei, T., Song, J.J., Hong, S.P., Sung, M.H., Soda, K., Misono, H. Eur. J. Biochem. (2001) [Pubmed]
  9. Isolation of Bacillus subtilis (chungkookjang), a poly-gamma-glutamate producer with high genetic competence. Ashiuchi, M., Kamei, T., Baek, D.H., Shin, S.Y., Sung, M.H., Soda, K., Yagi, T., Misono, H. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. (2001) [Pubmed]
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