Publications 2009


  1. Increased antibiotic resistance of Escherichia coli in mature biofilms
    Ito, A., Taniuchi, A., Thitiwhat, M., Kawata, K., and Okabe, S.
    Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2009, 75(12), 4093-4100.
  2. Localized expression profiles of rpoS in Escherichia coli biofilms
    Ito, A., Thitiwhat, M., Taniuchi, A., Kawata, K., and Okabe, S.
    Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2009, 103(5), 975-983.
  3. Comparison of gene expression profiles in HepG2 cells exposed to arsenic, cadmium, nickel, and three model carcinogens for investigating the mechanisms of metal carcinogenesis
    Kawata, K., Shimazaki, R., and Okabe, S.
    Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, 2009, 50(1), 46-59.
  4. Continuous power generation and microbial community structure of the anode biofilms in a three-stage microbial fuel cell system
    Chung, K., and Okabe, S.
    Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2009, 83(5), 965-977.
  5. Qualitative and quantitative estimation of host-specific fecal pollution using Bacteroides-Prevotella 16S rRNA genetic markers by T-RFLP and real-time PCR analyses
    Savichtcheva, O., and Okabe, S.
    Water Science and Technology, 2009, 59(9), 1831-1840.
  6. Characterization of electrochemical activity of a strain ISO2-3 phylogenetically related to Aeromonas sp. isolated from a glucose-fed microbial fuel cell
    Chung, K., and Okabe, S.
    Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2009, in press
  7. In vitro toxicity of silver nanoparticles at noncytotoxic doses to HepG2 human hepatoma cells
    Kawata, K., Osawa, M., and Okabe, S.
    Environmental Science and Technology, 2009, 43(15), 6046-6051.
  8. Microbial community structures and in situ sulfate-reducing and sulfur-oxidizing activities in biofilms developed on mortar specimens in a corroded sewer system
    Satoh, H., Odagiri, M., Ito, T., and Okabe, S.
    Water Research, 43(18), 2009, 4729-4739.
  9. Induction of multidrug resistance mechanism in Escherichia coli biofilms by interplay between tetracycline and ampicillin resistance genes
    May, T., Ito, A., and Okabe, S.
    Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2009, 53(11), 4628-4639.
  10. A biofilm model for prediction of pollutant transformation in sewers
    Jiang, F., Leung, D. H. W., Li, S. Y., Chen, G. H., Okabe, S., and van loosdrecht M. C. M.
    Water Research, 2009, 43(13), 3187-3198.
  11. The response of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 efflux pump-defective mutants to N-Octanoyl-L-Homoserine Lactone
    Yawata, Y., Masada, H., Okabe, S., Ito, A., Sawada, I., Kurashima, H., Uchiyama, H., and Nomura, N.
    Microbes and Environments, 2009, 24(4), 338-342.

International conference proceedings

  1. Waterborne viral gastroenteritis - could prevention be within our reach?
    Sano, D. (Invited speaker)
    Academie Des Sciences-JSPS Workshop on Environment and Health Challenges
    Paris, France.
    May 28-29, 2009.
  2. Detection of oxidative damages on capsid proteins of norovirus: new approach to evaluate the infectivity of non-culturable virus
    Sano, D., Pinto, R. M., Omura, T., and Bosch, A.
    The 15th Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology
    Naxos, Greece.
    May 31-June 5, 2009.
  3. A new approach to evaluate the infectivity of non-cultivatable viruses
    Sano, D. (Invited speaker)
    The 43rd Joint Working Conference on Viral Diseases, US-Japan Cooperative Medical Science Program
    The Wister Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
    July 20-22, 2009.