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Research Output 1981 2019

  • 1980 Citations
  • 25 h-Index
  • 113 Article
  • 2 Chapter
2010
10 Citations (Scopus)

Identification and characterization of a novel l-amino acid ligase from Photorhabdus luminescens subsp. laumondii TT01

Kino, K., Noguchi, A., Arai, T. & Yagasaki, M., 2010 Jul, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 110, 1, p. 39-41 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photorhabdus
Ligases
Amino acids
Dipeptides
Amino Acids
13 Citations (Scopus)

New L-Amino acid ligases catalyzing oligopeptide synthesis from various microorganisms

Arai, T. & Kino, K., 2010, In : Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry. 74, 8, p. 1572-1577 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oligopeptides
Ligases
Microorganisms
Amino Acids
Proteins
1 Citation (Scopus)

Novel L-amino acid ligases catalyzing oligopeptide synthesis

Kino, K., 2010 Nov, In : Yakugaku Zasshi. 130, 11, p. 1463-1469 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oligopeptides
Ligases
Amino Acids
Peptides
Branched Chain Amino Acids
20 Citations (Scopus)

Novel metabolic pathway for salicylate biodegradation via phenol in yeast Trichosporon moniliiforme

Iwasaki, Y., Gunji, H., Kino, K., Hattori, T., Ishii, Y. & Kirimura, K., 2010 Jul, In : Biodegradation. 21, 4, p. 557-564 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trichosporon
salicylate
Salicylates
Metabolic Networks and Pathways
Phenol
15 Citations (Scopus)

Regioselective oxidation of indole- and quinolinecarboxylic acids by cytochrome P450 CYP199A2

Furuya, T. & Kino, K., 2010 Feb, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 85, 6, p. 1861-1868 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carboxylic Acids
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme System
Acids
Mass Spectrometry
Enzymes
2009
40 Citations (Scopus)

A novel L-amino acid ligase from Bacillus subtilis NBRC3134, a microorganism producing peptide-antibiotic rhizocticin

Kino, K., Kotanaka, Y., Arai, T. & Yagasaki, M., 2009, In : Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry. 73, 4, p. 901-907 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacilli
Ligases
Bacillus subtilis
Microorganisms
Anti-Bacterial Agents
8 Citations (Scopus)

Biocatalytic synthesis of dihydroxynaphthoic acids by cytochrome P450 CYP199A2

Furuya, T. & Kino, K., 2009, In : Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry. 73, 12, p. 2797-2799 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme System
Oxidation
Acids
Rhodopseudomonas
Mixed Function Oxygenases
10 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of a flavin reductase from a thermophilic dibenzothiophene-desulfurizing bacterium, Bacillus subtilis WU-S2B

Takahashi, S., Furuya, T., Ishii, Y., Kino, K. & Kirimura, K., 2009 Jan, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 107, 1, p. 38-41 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacilli
Desulfurization
Bacillus subtilis
Bacteria
Oxidoreductases
47 Citations (Scopus)
Hydroxyproline
Dioxygenases
Mixed Function Oxygenases
Proline
Prolyl Hydroxylases
21 Citations (Scopus)

Discovery of 2-naphthoic acid monooxygenases by genome mining and their use as biocatalysts

Furuya, T. & Kino, K., 2009 Jul, In : ChemSusChem. 2, 7, p. 645-649 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biocatalysts
Mixed Function Oxygenases
genome
Genes
Acids
6 Citations (Scopus)
Chromobacterium
Phenylalanine Hydroxylase
Hydroxylation
Tryptophan
5-Hydroxytryptophan
6 Citations (Scopus)

Novel reactivity of dibenzothiophene monooxygenase from bacillus subtilis WU-S2B

Ohshiro, T., Nakura, S., Ishii, Y., Kino, K., Kirimura, K. & Izumi, Y., 2009, In : Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry. 73, 9, p. 2128-2130 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aromatic compounds
Bacilli
Bacillus subtilis
Derivatives
Sulfur
16 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogenetic analysis of Bacillus P450 monooxygenases and evaluation of their activity towards steroids

Furuya, T., Shibata, D. & Kino, K., 2009 Nov 4, In : Steroids. 74, 12, p. 906-912 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacilli
Mixed Function Oxygenases
Bacillus
Steroids
Bacillus cereus
22 Citations (Scopus)
Aspergillus niger
Citric Acid
Cyanides
Southern Blotting
alternative oxidase
2008
22 Citations (Scopus)
Ligases
Proteins
cyanophycin
Arginine
Dithiothreitol
11 Citations (Scopus)

A new method of synthesis of alkyl β-glycosides using sucrose as sugar donor

Kino, K., Satake, R., Morimatsu, T., Kuratsu, S., Shimizu, Y., Sato, M. & Kirimura, K., 2008, In : Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry. 72, 9, p. 2415-2417 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cellobiose phosphorylase
Glucosides
Glycosides
Sugars
Sucrose
24 Citations (Scopus)

A novel l-amino acid ligase from bacillus licheniformis

Kino, K., Noguchi, A., Nakazawa, Y. & Yagasaki, M., 2008 Sep, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 106, 3, p. 313-315 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacilli
Ligases
Amino acids
Amino Acids
Dipeptides
27 Citations (Scopus)
Pseudomonas syringae
Ligases
Multigene Family
Homoarginine
Genes
28 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of Orphan Monooxygenases by Rapid Substrate Screening Using FT-ICR Mass Spectrometry

Furuya, T., Nishi, T., Shibata, D., Suzuki, H., Ohta, D. & Kino, K., 2008 Jun 23, In : Chemistry and Biology. 15, 6, p. 563-572 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyclotrons
Fourier Analysis
Mixed Function Oxygenases
Cyclotron resonance
Mass spectrometry
29 Citations (Scopus)

Dipeptide synthesis by l-amino acid ligase from Ralstonia solanacearum

Kino, K., Nakazawa, Y. & Yagasaki, M., 2008 Jul 4, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 371, 3, p. 536-540 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ralstonia solanacearum
Dipeptides
Ligases
Amino Acids
Substrate Specificity

Enhancement of poly(arginyl-histidine) production by Verticillium kibiense E18

Kurihara, I., Ishii, Y., Kirimura, K. & Kino, K., 2008 Dec 1, In : Biochemical Engineering Journal. 42, 3, p. 270-275 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Verticillium
Carbon
Growth
Claviceps
Antimicrobial Cationic Peptides
14 Citations (Scopus)
Fungal Spores
Aspergillus niger
Aspergillus
Citric acid
Citric Acid
3 Citations (Scopus)

Two groups of thermophilic amino acid aminotransferases exhibiting broad substrate specificities for the synthesis of phenylglycine derivatives

Koma, D., Sawai, T., Hara, R., Harayama, S. & Kino, K., 2008 Jul, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 79, 5, p. 775-784 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substrate Specificity
Transaminases
Amino acids
Derivatives
Amino Acids
2007
3 Citations (Scopus)

A high-throughput and generic assay method for the determination of substrate specificities of thermophilic α-aminotransferases

Sawai, T., Koma, D., Hara, R., Kino, K. & Harayama, S., 2007 Oct, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 71, 1, p. 32-38 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substrate Specificity
Transaminases
Aldehyde Dehydrogenase
NADP
Acids
11 Citations (Scopus)

Enzymatic synthesis of α-anomer-selective D-glucosides using maltose phosphorylase

Kino, K., Shimizu, Y., Kuratsu, S. & Kirimura, K., 2007, In : Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry. 71, 6, p. 1598-1600 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

maltose phosphorylase
Maltose
phosphorylase
Glucosides
maltose
17 Citations (Scopus)

Novel substrate specificity of glutathione synthesis enzymes from Streptococcus agalactiae and Clostridium acetobutylicum

Kino, K., Kuratsu, S., Noguchi, A., Kokubo, M., Nakazawa, Y., Arai, T., Yagasaki, M. & Kirimura, K., 2007 Jan 12, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 352, 2, p. 351-359 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glutathione Synthase
Clostridium acetobutylicum
Clostridium
Streptococcus agalactiae
Substrate Specificity
18 Citations (Scopus)
Carboxy-Lyases
Escherichia coli
Genes
Cells
Carboxylation
20 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of DL-tryptophan by modified broad specificity amino acid racemase from Pseudomonas putida IFO 12996

Kino, K., Sato, M., Yoneyama, M. & Kirimura, K., 2007 Jan, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 73, 6, p. 1299-1305 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amino Acid Isomerases
Pseudomonas putida
Tryptophan
Amino acids
Amino Acids
40 Citations (Scopus)
Dipeptides
Adenosinetriphosphate
Amino acids
Regeneration
Adenosine Triphosphate
2006
25 Citations (Scopus)
Aspergillus niger
Aspergillus
Citric acid
Citric Acid
Mitochondria
117 Citations (Scopus)

Morphology and electrical conductivity of injection-molded polypropylene/carbon black composites with addition of high-density polyethylene

Yui, H., Wu, G., Sano, H., Sumita, M. & Kino, K., 2006 May 3, In : Polymer. 47, 10, p. 3599-3608 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soot
Polypropylenes
Polyethylene
High density polyethylenes
Carbon black
15 Citations (Scopus)

Overexpression of the genes from thermophiles in Escherichia coli by high-temperature cultivation

Koma, D., Sawai, T., Harayama, S. & Kino, K., 2006 Nov, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 73, 1, p. 172-180 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia coli
Genes
Temperature
Transaminases
Aeropyrum
6 Citations (Scopus)
Thermotoga maritima
substrate specificity
Substrate Specificity
ligases
alanine
2005
12 Citations (Scopus)
Dipeptides
Substrate Specificity
Amino acids
Threonine
Amino Acids
26 Citations (Scopus)

Dibenzothiophene desulfurizing enzymes from moderately thermophilic bacterium Bacillus subtilis WU-S2B: Purification, characterization and overexpression

Ohshiro, T., Ishii, Y., Matsubara, T., Ueda, K., Izumi, Y., Kino, K. & Kirimura, K., 2005, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 100, 3, p. 266-273 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacilli
Desulfurization
Bacillus subtilis
Purification
Bacteria
13 Citations (Scopus)

Gene cloning and characterization of Mycobacterium phlei flavin reductase involved in dibenzothiophene desulfurization

Furuya, T., Takahashi, S., Iwasaki, Y., Ishii, Y., Kino, K. & Kirimura, K., 2005, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 99, 6, p. 577-585 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium phlei
Cloning
Desulfurization
Organism Cloning
Oxidoreductases
38 Citations (Scopus)
Mycobacterium phlei
Heterocyclic Compounds
Sulfur Compounds
Oils
Sulfur
2004
30 Citations (Scopus)
Indigo Carmine
Gene encoding
Cloning
Organism Cloning
Screening
35 Citations (Scopus)

Identification and functional analysis of the genes encoding dibenzothiophene-desulfurizing enzymes from thermophilic bacteria

Kirimura, K., Harada, K., Iwasawa, H., Tanaka, T., Iwasaki, Y., Furuya, T., Ishii, Y. & Kino, K., 2004 Nov, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 65, 6, p. 703-713 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Functional analysis
Gene encoding
Desulfurization
Bacteria
Enzymes
9 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation of Dimethyl Sulfone-Degrading Microorganisms and Application to Odorless Degradation of Dimethyl Sulfoxide

Kino, K., Murakami-Nitta, T., Oishi, M., Ishiguro, S. & Kirimura, K., 2004, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 97, 1, p. 82-84 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dimethyl sulfoxide
Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Microorganisms
Degradation
Sulfates
37 Citations (Scopus)
Carboxylation
Agrobacterium tumefaciens
Carboxy-Lyases
Cloning
Organism Cloning
2003
21 Citations (Scopus)

Degradation of dimethyl sulfoxide by the immobilized cells of Hyphomicrobium denitrificans WU-K217

Murakami-Nitta, T., Kirimura, K. & Kino, K., 2003 Sep, In : Biochemical Engineering Journal. 15, 3, p. 199-204 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyphomicrobium
Immobilized Cells
Dimethyl sulfoxide
Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Cells
12 Citations (Scopus)

Oxidative degradation of dimethyl sulfoxide by Cryptococcus humicolus WU-2, a newly isolated yeast

Murakami-Nitta, T., Kirimura, K. & Kino, K., 2003, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 95, 1, p. 109-111 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryptococcus
Dimethyl sulfoxide
Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Yeast
Yeasts
12 Citations (Scopus)

Selective α-glucosylation of eugenol by α-glucosyl transfer enzyme of Xanthomonas campestris WU-9701

Sato, T., Takeuchi, H., Takahashi, K., Kurosu, J., Yoshida, K., Tsugane, T., Shimura, S., Kino, K. & Kirimura, K., 2003, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 96, 2, p. 199-202 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xanthomonas campestris
Eugenol
Enzymes
Glucosides
Nuclear magnetic resonance
48 Citations (Scopus)

Thermophilic biodesulfurization of hydrodesulfurized light gas oils by Mycobacterium phlei WU-F1

Furuya, T., Ishii, Y., Noda, K. I., Kino, K. & Kirimura, K., 2003 Apr 11, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 221, 1, p. 137-142 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycobacterium phlei
Oils
Gases
Sulfur
Gas Chromatography
2002
60 Citations (Scopus)

Biodesulfurization of naphthothiophene and benzothiophene through selective cleavage of carbon-sulfur bonds by Rhodococcus sp. Strain WU-K2R

Kirimura, K., Furuya, T., Sato, R., Ishii, Y., Kino, K. & Usami, S., 2002, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 68, 8, p. 3867-3872 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rhodococcus
Sulfur
cleavage
sulfur
Carbon
12 Citations (Scopus)

Cloning and expression of Aspergillus niger icdA gene encoding mitochondrial NADP+-specific isocitrate dehydrogenase

Kirimura, K., Yoda, M., Kumatani, M., Ishii, Y., Kino, K. & Usami, S., 2002, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 93, 2, p. 136-144 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isocitrate Dehydrogenase
Gene encoding
Mitochondrial Genes
Aspergillus niger
Cloning
15 Citations (Scopus)

Continuous degradation of dimethyl sulfoxide to sulfate ion by Hyphomicrobium denitrificans WU-K217

Murakami-Nitta, T., Kurimura, H., Kirimura, K., Kino, K. & Usami, S., 2002, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 94, 1, p. 52-56 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyphomicrobium
Dimethyl sulfoxide
Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Sulfates
Ions
14 Citations (Scopus)
Cyclodextrins
Glucosides
Starch
Xanthomonas campestris
Menthol
66 Citations (Scopus)

Enzymatic synthesis of α-arbutin by α-anomer-selective glucosylation of hydroquinone using lyophilized cells of Xanthomonas campestris WU-9701

Kurosu, J., Sato, T., Yoshida, K., Tsugane, T., Shimura, S., Kirimura, K., Kino, K. & Usami, S., 2002, In : Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 93, 3, p. 328-330 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arbutin
Xanthomonas campestris
Maltose
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Biocatalysts