Overall Achievement, as of April 2019


  • 1. International collaborative papers (peer-reviewed)
  • Co-authored with overseas affiliated universities
  • @ Papers with GI-CoRE researchers of HU.
  • i) Papers where “GI-CoRE” is stated as an affiliated institution.
  • ii) Papers which mention “Hokkaido University” in the acknowledgements.


      1. Harlyan, L.I., Wu D., Kinashi, R, Kaewnern M., Matsuishi, T. (2019) Validation of a feedback harvest control rule in data-limited conditions for managing multispecies fisheries. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 08 May 2019 doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2018-0318. @i)
      2. Huang, J., Yu, Z., Groom, J., Cheng, J.F., Tarver, A., Yoshikuni, Y., Chistoserdova, L. (2019) Rare earth element alcohol dehydrogenases widely occur among globally distributed, numerically abundant and environmentally important microbes.ISME Journal doi: 10.1038/s41396-019-0414-z
      3. Glasgow, E.M., Vander Meulen, K.A., Takasuka, T.E., Bianchetti, C.M., Bergeman, LF., Deutsch, S., Fox, B.G. (2019) Extent and origins of functional diversity in a subfamily of glycoside hydrolases. Journal of Molecular Biology, 431, 1217-1233. @
      4. Kessler, D., Sang, H., Bousquet, A., Hulvey, J.P., Garcia, D., Rhee, S., Hoshino, Y., Yamada, T., Jung, G. (2018) Nucleic adaptability of heterokaryons to fungicides in a multinucleate fungus,Sclerotinia homoeocarpa,Fungal Genetics and Biology, 115, 64-77. @
      5. Popko, J.T., Sang, H., Lee, J., Yamada, T., Hoshino, Y., Jung, G. (2018) Resistance of Sclerotinia homoeocarpa field isolates to succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor fungicides. Plant Disease 102, 2625-2631. @
      6. Bianchetti, C.M.,Takasuka, T.E., Deutsch, S., Udell, H.S., Yik, E.J., Bergeman, L.F., Fox, B.G. (2015) Active site and laminarin binding in glycoside hydrolase family 55. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 290, 11819-11832. @
      7. Book, A.J., Lewin, G.R., McDonald, B.R., Takasuka, T.E., Wendt-Pienkowski, E., Doering, D.T., Suh, S., Raffa, K.F., Fox, B.G., Currie, C.R. (2016) Evolution of high cellulolytic activity in symbiotic Streptomyces through selection of expanded gene content and coordinated gene expression. PLoS Biology, 14, e1002475. @
      8. Deng, K., Takasuka, T.E., Bianchetti, C.M., Bergeman, L.F., Adams, P.D., Northen, T.R., Fox, B.G. (2015) Use of nanostructure-initiator mass spectrometry to deduce selectivity of reaction in glycoside hydrolases.Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 3, 165. @
      9. Deng, K., Guenther, J.M., Gao, J., Bowen, B.P., Tran, H., Reyes-Ortiz, V., Cheng, X., Sathitsuksanoh, N., Heins, R., Takasuka, T.E., Bergeman, L.F., Geertz-Hansen, H., Deutsch, S., Loque, D., Sale, K.L., Simmons, B.A., Adams, P.D., Singh, A.K., Fox, B.G., Northen, T.R. (2015) Development of a high throughput platform for screening glycoside hydrolases based on oxime-NIMS. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 3, 153. @
      10. Walker, J.A., Takasuka, T.E., Deng, K., Bianchetti, C.M., Udell, H.S., Prom, B.M., Kim, H., Adams, P.D., Northen, T.R., Fox, B.G. (2015) Multifunctional cellulase catalysis targeted by fusion to different carbohydrate-binding modules. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 8, 220. @
  1. 2.1 Other publications
  • Featured in International journals
  • i) Papers where “GI-CoRE” is stated as an affiliated institution.
  • ii) Papers which mention “Hokkaido University” in the acknowledgements.
      1. Wang, S., Guizani, M., Ito, R., Funamizu, N., Johmen, M., Kawaguchi, T. (in press water quality monitoring by utilizing planar type electrochemical chip. Chemical Senses A, 39. i)
      2. Yang, L., Guizani, M., Ito, R., Funamizu, N., Johmen, M., Kawaguchi, T. (in press) Detection of heavy metals using electro-chemical sensor chip. Chemical Senses A, 39. i)
      3. Carlton, A.J., Cameron, K.C., Di, H.J., Edwards, G.R., Clough, T.J. (2018) Nitrate leaching losses are lower from ryegrass/white clover forages containing plantain than from ryegrass/white clover forages under different irrigation. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 62, 150-172.
      4. Clifton-Brown, J., Harfouche, A., Casler, M.D., Jones, H.D., Macalpine, W.J., Murphy-Bokern, D., Smart, L.B., Adler, A., Ashman, C., Awty-Carroll, D., Bastien, C., Bopper, S., Botnari, V., Brancourt-Hulmel, M., Chen, Z., Clark, L.V., Cosentino, S., Dalton, S., Davey, C., Dolstra, O., Donnison, I., Flavel, R., Greef, J., Hanley, S., Hastings, A., Hertzberg, M., Hsu, T-W., Huang, L., Iurato, A., Jensen. E., Jin, X., Jørgensen, U., Kiesel, A., Kim, D-S., Liu, J., McCalmont, J.P., McMahon, B.G., Mos, M., Robson, P., Sacks, E.J., Anatolii Sandu, A., Scalici, G., Schwarz, K., Scordia, D., Shafiei, R., Shield, I., Slavov, G., Stanton, B.J., Swaminathan, K., Taylor, G., Torres, A.F., Trindade, L.M., Tschaplinski, T., Tuskan, J., Yamada, T., Yu, C.Y., Zalesny, R-F., Zong, J., Lewandowski, I. (2019) Breeding progress and preparedness for mass‐scale deployment of perennial lignocellulosic biomass crops switchgrass, miscanthus, willow and poplar. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. 11(1) 118-151.
      5. Dong, H., Green, S., Nishiwaki, A., Yamada, T., Stewart, J.R., Deuter, M., Sacks, E. (2019) Winter hardiness of Miscanthus (I): Overwintering ability and yield of new Miscanthus × giganteus genotypes in Illinois and Arkansas. Global Change Biology Bioenergy, 11, 691-705.
      6. Guizani, M., Maeda, T., Ito, R., Funamizu, N. (2019) Engineering of size-controlled magnetic nanoparticles for use as draw solution in forward osmosis process. Desalination and water treatment Journal, 154, 21-29. i) ii)
      7. Guizani, M., Saito, M., Ito, R., Funamizu, N. (2019) Combined FO and RO system for the recovery of energy from wastewater and the desalination of seawater.>Desalination and water treatment Journal, 154, 14-20. i) ii)
      8. Hussey, S., Grima-Pettenati, J., Myburg, A.A., Mizrachi, E., Brady, S.M., Yoshikuni, Y., Deutsch, S. (2019) A standardized synthetic Eucalyptus transcription factor and promoter panel for re-engineering secondary cell wall regulation in biomass and bioenergy crops., ACS Synth Biology, 8, 463-465.
      9. Kato, S. Wada, K., Kitagawa, W., Mayumi, D., Ikarashi, M., Sone, T., Asano, K., Kamagata, Y. (2019) Conductive iron oxides promote methanogenic acetate degradation by microbial communities in a high-temperature petroleum reservoir. Microbes and Environment, 34, 95-98.
      10. Khuu, T.P.D., Saito, Y., Hoa, N.T.N., Dan, T.Y., Matsuishi, T. (2019) Pressure–State–Response of traceability implementation in seafood-exporting countries: Evidence from Vietnamese shrimp products. Aquaculture International, April 2019, doi: 10.1007/s10499-019-00378-2. i)
      11. Khuu, T.P.D., Saito, Y., Tojo, N., Nguyen, P.D., Nguyen, T.N.H., Matsuishi, T. (2019) Are consumers willing to pay more for traceability? Evidence from an auction experiment of Vietnamese pork. International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, 7, 127-140. i)
      12. Koyama, K., Abe, H., Kawamura, S., Koseki, S. (2019) Stochastic simulation for death probability of bacterial population considering variability in individual cell inactivation time and initial number of cells,International Journal of Food Microbiology, 290, 125-131.
      13. Mouncey, N.J., Otani, H., Udwary, D., Yoshikuni, Y. (2019) New voyages to explore the natural product galaxy.Journal of Industrial Microbiology &Biotechnology, 46, 273-279.
      14. Ohbayashi, T., Futahashi, R., Terashima, M., Barrière, Q., Lamouche, F., Takeshita, K., Meng, X.-Y., Mitani, Y., Sone, T., Shigenobu, S, Fukatsu, T., Mergaert, P., Kikuchi, Y. (2019) Comparative cytology, physiology and transcriptomics of Burkholderia insecticola in symbiosis with the bean bug Riptortus pedestris and in culture. ISME Journal, 13, 1469-1483.
      15. Olivares, D.E., Kawamura, S., Matsuo, M., Kato, M., Koseki, S. (2019) Combined analysis of near-infrared spectra, colour, and physicochemical information of brown rice to develop accurate calibration models for determining amylose content,Food Chemistry, 286, 297-306.
      16. Stenger, R., Clague, J.C., Morgenstern, U., Clough, T.J. (2018) Vertical stratification of redox conditions, denitrification and recharge in shallow groundwater on a volcanic hillslope containing relict organic matter. Science of the Total Environment, 639, 1205-1219.
      17. Terashima, M., Kojima, H., Ohashi, K., Takasuka, T.E., Fukui, M. (2019) Antarctic heterotrophic bacterium Hymenobacter nivis P3T displays light-enhanced growth and expresses putative photoactive proteins. Environmental Microbiology Reports, 11, 227-235.
      18. Wang, W.H., Juang, J.Y., Kato, T., Luyssaert, S. (2019) Reconstructing Taiwan’s land cover changes between 1904 and 2015 from historical maps and satellite images. Scientific Reports, >9, 3643.
      19. Watanabe, T., Kojima, H., Umezawa, K., Hori, C., Takasuka, T., Kato, Y., Fukui, M. (2019) Genomes of neutrophilic sulfur-oxidizing chemolithoautotrophs representing 9 proteobacterial species from 8 genera. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10, 316.
      20. Wells, N.S., Clough, T.J., Johnson-Beebout, S.E., Elberling, B., Baisden, W.T. (2019) Effects of denitrification and transport on the isotopic composition of nitrate (δ18O, δ15N) in freshwater systems.Science of the Total Environment, 651, 2228-2234.
      21. Yuan, H., Zhang, Z., Qin, S., Zhou, S., Hu, C., Clough, T., Wrage-Mönnig, N., Luo, J., Conrad, R. (2019) Effects of nitrate and water content on acetylene inhibition technique bias when analysing soil denitrification rates under an aerobic atmosphere. Geoderma, 334, 33-36.
      22. Abe, H., Koyama, K., Kawamura, S., Koseki, S. (2018) Stochastic evaluation of Salmonella enterica lethality during thermal inactivation,International Journal of Food Microbiology, 285, 129-135.
      23. Clark, L., Jin, X., Petersen, K., Anzoua, K., Bagmet, L., Chebukin, P., Deuter, M., Dzyubenko, E., Dzyubenko, N., Heo, K., Johnson, D., Jørgensen, U., Kjeldsen, J., Nagano, H., Peng, J., Sabitov, A., Yamada, T., Yoo, J.H., Yu, C.Y., Long, S., Sacks, E. (2018) Population structure of Miscanthus sacchariflorus reveals two major polyploidization events, tetraploid-mediated unidirectional introgression from diploid sinensis, and diversity centered around the Yellow Sea. Annals of Botany, mc161.
      24. Chamindu Deepagoda, T.K.K., Smits, K., Jayarathne, J.R.R.N., Wallen, B.M., Clough, T.J. (2018) Characterization of grain-size distribution, thermal conductivity, and gas diffusivity in variably saturated binary sand mixtures. Vadose Zone Journal, 17:180026.
      25. Ciganda, V.S., López-Aizpún, M., Repullo, M.A., Wu, D., Terra, J.A., Elustondo, D., Clough, T., Cardenas, L.M. (2018) Soil nitrous oxide emissions from grassland: Potential inhibitor effect of hippuric acid.Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 182, 40-47.
      26. Coates, R.C., Bowen, B.P., Oberortner, E., Thomashow, L., Hadjithomas, M., Zhao, Z., Ke, J., Silva, L., Louie, K., Wang, G., Robinson, D., Tarver, A., Hamilton, M., Lubbe, A., Feltcher, M., Dangl, J., Pati, A., Weller, D., Northen, T.R., Cheng, J.F., Mouncey, N.J., Deutsch, S., Yoshikuni, Y. (2018) An integrated workflow for phenazine-modifying enzyme characterization. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, 45, 567-577.
      27. Fujii, Y., Kato, Y., Sakamoto, K., Matsuishi, T., Harada, K., Koizumi, A., Kimura, O., Endo, T., Haraguchi, K. (2018) Tissue-specific bioaccumulation of long-chain perfluorinated carboxylic acids and halogenated methylbipyrroles in Dall’s porpoises (Phocoenoides dalli) and harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) stranded in northern Japan. Science of the Total Environment, 616, 554-563.
      28. Fujii, Y., Kato, Y., Sakamoto, K., Matsuishi, T., Harada, K., Koizumi, A., Kimura, O., Endo, T., Haraguchi, K. (2018) Different profiles of naturally produced and anthropogenic organohalogens in the livers of cetaceans from the Sea of Japan and the North Pacific Ocean. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 136, 230-242.
      29. Gao, J., Sasse, J., Lewald, K.M., Zhalnina, K., Cornmesser, L.T., Duncombe, T.A., Yoshikuni, Y., Vogel, J.P., Firestone, M.K., Northen, T.R. (2018) Ecosystem fabrication (EcoFAB) protocols for the construction of laboratory ecosystems designed to study plant-microbe interactions. Journal of Visualized Experiments (134), e57170, doi:10.3791/57170.
      30. Gardiner, C.A., Clough, T.J., Cameron, K.C., Di, H.J., Edwards, G.R., de Klein, C.A.M. (2018) Assessing the impact of non-urea ruminant urine nitrogen compounds on urine patch nitrous oxide emissions. Journal of Environmental Quality, 47 (4), pp. 812-819.
      31. Guizani, M., Yajima, K., Kawaguchi, T., Ito, R., Funamizu, N. (2018) Evaluation of in situ water electrochemical disinfection using novel carbon-based and noble metal electrodes. Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, 3,31-35. i) ii)
      32. Guizani, M., Maeda, T., Ito, R., Funamizu, N. (2018) Synthesis and characterization of magnetic nanoparticles as a candidate draw solution for forward osmosis process. Journal of Water and Environment Technology, 16, 63–71. i)
      33. Hamamoto, T., Chirwa, M., Nyambe, I., Uchida, Y. (2018) Small-scale variability in the soil microbial community structure in a semideveloped farm in Zambia. Applied and Environmental Soil Science. Article ID 7939123. 15 Mar 2018.
      34. Higashisaka, H., Matsuishi, T., Akamatsu, T. (2018) Presence and behavior of harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) around set nets revealed using passive acoustic monitoring. Fisheries Research, 204, 269-274. i)
      35. Huang, L., Flavell, R., Donnison, I., Chiang, Y-C., Hastings, A., Hayes, C., Heidt, C., Hong, H., Hsu, T.W., Humphreys, M., Jackson, J., Norris, J., Schwarz, K-U., Squance, M., Swaller, T., Thomas, I., van Assche, W., Qi, X., Yamada, T., Youell, S., Clifton-Brown, J.C. (2018) Collecting wild Miscanthus germplasm in Asia for crop improvement and conservation in Europe whilst adhering to the guidelines of the United Nations’ Convention on Biological Diversity. Annals of Botany, mcy231.
      36. Iwasaki, W., Yamanaka, K., Sugiyama, D., Teshima, Y., Briones-Nagata, M.P., Maeki, M., Yamashita, K., Takahashi, M., Miyazaki, M. (2018) Simple separation of good quality bovine oocytes using a microfluidic device. Scientific reports 8(1) 14273
      37. Jeong, Y., Kobayashi, K. (2018) The real situation of new farmers in Hokkaido and the relationship between the regions. – A case study of Yoichi-cho and Biratori-cho-. The Frontiers of Agricultural Economics, 21, 99-108.
      38. Kabiraz, D.C., Morita, K., Sakamoto, K., Takahashi, M., Kawaguchi, T. (2018) Highly sensitive detection of clenbuterol in urine sample by using surface plasmon resonance immunosensor. Talanta, 186, 521-526.
      39. Kato, S., Yamagishi, A., Daimon, S., Kawasaki, K., Tamaki, H., Kitagawa, W., Abe, A., Tanaka, M., Sone, T., Asano, K., Kamagata, Y. (2018) Isolation of previously uncultured slow-growing bacteria by using a simple modification in the preparation of agar media. Appl Environ Microbiol 84: e00807-18.
      40. T., Kabiraz, D.C., Morita K., Takahashi, M. (2018) Surface plasmon resonance immunosensor using secondary immunoreaction. Chemical Senses, 33 Suppl. A, 34-36.
      41. Kobayashi, K. (2018) Agricultural cooperatives for shaping future of agriculture in Hokkaido. The Frontiers of Agricultural Economics, 21, 2-7.
      42. Kunii, H., Koyama, K., Ito, T., Suzuki, T., Balboula, A.Z., Shirozu, T., Bai, H., Nagano, M., Kawahara, M., Takahashi, M. (2018) Pregnancy-induced expression of interferon-stimulated genes in the cervical and vaginal mucosal membranes. Journal of Diary Science 101, 8396-8400.
      43. Kuroda, M., Sasaki, M., Yamada, K., Miki, N., Matsui, N., Matsuishi, T. (2018) Click emission in Dall’s porpoise Phocoenoides dalli, focusing on physical properties of tissues. PLoS ONE 13(9) e0202426. i)
      44. Lee, J.H., Kawamura, S., Koseki, S. (2018) Quantitative evaluation of changes in color during Maillard reaction for development of novel time-temperature integrators/indicators, Food Science and Technology Research, 24, 283-287.
      45. Lee, J.H., Morita, A., Kuroshima, M., Kawamura, S., Koseki, S. (2018) Development of a novel time-temperature integrator/indicator (TTI) based on the Maillard reaction for visual monitoring of melon (Cucumis melo) maturity during cultivation, Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, 12, 2889-2904.
      46. Mukumbuta, I., Uchida, Y., Hatano, R. (2018) Evaluating the effect of liming on N2O fluxes from denitrification in an Andosol using the acetylene inhibition and 15N isotope tracer methods. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 54, 71-81.
      47. Nakajima, T., Yamada, T., Anzoua, K.G., Kokubo, R., Noborio, K. (2018) Carbon sequestration and yield performances of Miscanthus ×giganteus and Miscanthus sinensis. Carbon Management, 9(4), 415-423.
      48. Nakagun, S., Shiozaki, A., Ochiai, M., Matsuda, A., Tajima, Y., Matsuishi, T., Watanabe, K., Horiuchi, N., Kobayashi, Y. (2018) Prominent hepatic ductular reaction induced by Oschmarinella macrorchis in a Hubbs’ beaked whale Mesoplodon carlhubbsi, with biological notes. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 127, 177-192. i)
      49. Ohara, A., Tashika, Y., Abe, A., Sone, T. (2018) The DNA damage signal transducer ortholog Mop53BP1 is required for proper appressorium differentiation and pathogenicity in Pyricularia oryzae. Journal of General Plant Pathology, 84: 176-188.
      50. Oka, M., Uchida, Y. (2018) Heavy metals in slag affect inorganic N dynamics and soil bacterial community structure and function. Environmental Pollution, 243 Part A, 713-722.
      51. Rohollahi, I., Khoshkholghsima, N.A., Nagano, H., Hoshino, Y., Yamada, T. (2018) Respiratory burst oxidase-D expression and biochemical responses in Festuca arundinacea under drought stress. Crop Science, 58, 435-442.
      52. Schauberger, B., Ben-Ari, T., Makowski, D., Kato, T., Kato, H., Ciais, P. (2018) Yield trends, variability and stagnation analysis of major crops in France over more than a century. Scientific Reports, 15;8(1): 16865. i)
      53. Shindo, J., Sekizawa, K., Okada, A., Matsui, N., Matsuida, A., Matsuishi, T. (2018) Morphological study on the tongue of a Neonate Minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata). Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 23, 77-82. i)
      54. Suzuki, T., Sakumoto, R., Hayashi, K.G., Ogiso, T., Kunii, H., Shirozu, T., Kim, S.W., Bai, H., Kawahara, M., Kimura, K., Takahashi, M. (2018) Involvement of IFNT in the induction of apoptotic, pyroptotic and autophagic cell death-related signaling pathways in bovine uterine endometrium during early pregnancy. Journal of Reproduction and Development, 64, 495-502.
      55. Takeda, S., Sakurai, T., Hui, S.P., Fuda, H., Chiba, H. (2018) Effects of enzymes on elastic modulus of low-density lipoproteins were investigated using atomic force microscopy. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 501, 607-611.
      56. Takeshita, K., Tamaki, H., Ohbayashi, T., Meng, X., Sone, T., Mitani, Y., Peeters, C., Kikuchi, Y., Vandamme, P. (2018) Burkholderia insecticola nov., a gut symbiotic bacterium of the bean bug Riptortus pedestris. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 68: 2370-2374.
      57. Talukder, M.A.S., Balboula, A.Z., Shirozu, T., Kim, S.W., Kunii, H., Suzuki, T., Ito, T., Kimura, K., Takahashi, M. (2018) Activation of lysosomal cathepsins in pregnant bovine leukocytes. Reproduction, 155, 515-528.
      58. Tanaka, T., Tamura, K., Ashikaga, K., Fujii, H., Yamada, T. (2018) Marker-based paternity test in polycross breeding of timothy (Phleum pratense). Crop Science, 58, 273-284.
      59. Uchida, Y., Mogi, H., Hamamoto, T., Nagane, M., Toda, M., Shimotsuma, M., Yoshii, Y., Maeda, Y., Oka, M. (2018) Changes in denitrification potentials and riverbank soil bacterial structures along Shibetsu river, Japan. Applied and Environmental Soil Science. 2018, Article ID 2530946. 26 Jun 2018.
      60. Woods, R.R., Cameron, K.C., Edwards, G.R., Di, H.J., Clough, T.J. (2018) Reducing nitrogen leaching losses in grazed dairy systems using an Italian ryegrass-plantain-white clover forage mix. Grass and Forage Science, 73, 878-887.
      61. Yamamoto, Y., Furukawa, T., Takeda, S., Kashida, H., Chiba, H., Hui, S.P. (2018) Examining the effect of regioisomerism on the physico-chemical properties of lysophosphatidylethanolamine-containing liposomes using fluoro probes, Phys. Lipids, 216, 9-16.
      62. Yamamoto, Y., Yoshiyama. T., Kajiwara, K., Nakatani, T., Matsuishi, T. (2018) Long-term shifts in the growth and maturation size of Miyabe charr Salvelinus malma miyabei. Fisheries Science, 84, 425-433. i)
      63. Yoo, J.H., Seong, E.S., Ghimire, B.K., Heo, K., Jin, X., Yamada, T., Clark, L. V., Sacks, E. J., Yu, C.Y. (2018) Establishment of Miscanthus sinensis with decreased lignin biosynthesis by Agrobacterium–mediated transformation using antisense COMT gene. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, 133, 359–369.
      64. Yoshiyama, T., Tsuboi, J., Ogushi, S., Matsuishi, T. (2018) An assessment about sustainability of recreational fishery targeting endemic Miyabe charr Salvelinus malma miyabei in Lake Shikaribetsu, Japan. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi, 84,119-129.
      65. Aboelenain, M., Balboula, A.Z., Kawahara, M., Montaser, A.E.M., Zaabel, S.M., Kim, S.W., Nagano, M., Takahashi, M. (2017) Pyridoxine supplementation during oocyte maturation Improves the developmental rate and quality of bovine preimplantation embryos. Theriogenology, 91, 127-133.
      66. Balboula, A.Z., Blengini, C.S., Gentilello, A.S., Takahashi, M., Schindler, K. (2017) Maternal RNA regulates Aurora C kinase during mouse oocyte maturation in a translation-independent fashion. Biology of Reproduction 96, 1197-1209.
      67. Bradai, M., Han, J., Omri, A.E., Funamizu, N., Sayadi, S., Isoda, H. (2016) Effect of linear alkylbenzene sulfonate (LAS) on human intestinal Caco-2 cells at non cytotoxic concentrations. Cytotechnology, 68, 1267-1275.
      68. Chaikaew, S., Baipong, S., Sone, T., Kanpiengjai, A., Chui-Chai, N., Asano, K., Khanongnuch, C. (2017) Diversity of lactic acid bacteria from Miang, a traditional fermented tea leaf in northern Thailand and their tannin-tolerant ability in tea extract. Journal of Microbiology, 55, 720-729.
      69. Cheng, N., Koda, K., Tamai, Y., Yamamoto, Y., Takasuka, T.E., Uraki, Y. (2017) Optimization of simultaneous saccharification and fermentation conditions with amphipathic lignin derivatives for concentrated bioethanol production. Bioresource Technology, 232, 126-132.
      70. Clifton-Brown, J., Hastings, A., Mos, M., McCalmont, J.P., Ashman, C., Awty-Carroll, D., Cerazy, J., Chiang, Y-C., Cosentino, S., Cracroft-Eley, W., Scurlock, J., Donnison, I.S., Glover, C., Gołąb, I., Greef, J.M., Gwyn, J., Harding, G., Hayes, C., Helios, W., Hsu, T-W., Huang, L.S., Jeżowski, S., Kim, D-S., Kiesel, A., Kotecki, A., Krzyzak, J., Lewandowski, I., Lim, S.H., Liu, J., Loosely, M., Meyer, H., Murphy-Bokern, D., Nelson, W., Pogrzeba, M., Robinson, G., Robson, P., Rogers, C., Scalici, G., Schuele, H., Shafiei, R., Shevchuk, O., Schwarz, K-U., Squance, M., Swaller, T., Thornton, J., Truckses, T., Botnari, V., Vizir, I., Wagner, M., Warren, R., Yamada, T., Youel, S., Xi, Q., Zong, J., Flavell, R. (2017) Progress in upscaling Miscanthus biomass production for the European bio- economy with seed based hybrids. Global Change Biology Bioenergy, 9, 6-17.
      71. Fukusawa, M., Kobayashi, K., Sakashita, A. (2017) The study on “Farm Helpers” with diverse lifestyle intention in rural area -The analysis of the attributes and employment motivation of the Farm Helpers in Furano-, Journal of Co-operative Studies, 37, 60-68.
      72. Funamizu, N. (2017) Interdisciplinary water and sanitation project in Burkina Faso. Sanitation Value Chain, 1, 3-13.
      73. Furukawa, T., Hinou, H., Takeda, , Chiba, H., Nishimura, S., Hui, S-P. (2017) An Efficient Glycoblotting-Based Analysis of Oxidized Lipids in Liposomes and a Lipoprotein, ChemBioChem, 18, 1903-1909.
      74. Hamamoto, T., Uchida, Y., Chirwa, M., Nyambe, I. (2017) Small-scale variability in the soil microbial community structure in a semi-developed farm in Zambia. Applied and Environmental Soil Science, doi10.20710/dohikouen.63.0_106_3.
      75. Hijikata, N., Sou/Dakoure, M., Sossou, S.K., Brou, A.L., Maiga, A.H., Funamizu, N. (2017) Microbial Risk Assessment for Agricultural Production Cycle of On-site Resource Oriented Sanitation Systems: A Case of Burkina Faso, Sanitation Value Chain, 1, 15-25.
      76. Ito, R., Tanie, M., Ushijima, K., Nilawati, D., Sintawardani, N., Funamizu, N. (2017) Evaluation of acceptance of a composting toilet prototype for people in slum area in Indonesia. Desalination and Water Treatment, 2017, 1-5.
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      89. Mokhtar, G., Hideyaki, K. Naoyuki, F. (2017) Removal of LPS endotoxin from reclaimed wastewater through adsorption using soil, Desalination and Water Treatment, 83, 253-260.
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  • 2.2 Books published
        1. Kawamura, S. et al., “Lexicon of Postharvest Engineering”, Asakura Publishing Co. Ltd., 2019. [Japanese]
        2. Takako Nabeshima, “Dynamics of African Peasants: Historical Acculturation of Rural Community under the International Politics”, Akashi Shoten, 264p, 2018. [Japanese]
        3. Matsuishi Takashi Fritz, “Shutsudo! Iruka Kujira 110”, Kaibundo, Tokyo, 2018. [Japanese]
        4. Takako Nabeshima, “State Regime and Legal System”, in The Japan Society for International Development (ed.), Encyclopedia of International Development, Maruzen, 210-211, 2018. [Japanese]
        5. Kuniyuki Kobayashi, Co-auther, “The “Sixth industry” vertical integration of food, agriculture and rural”, Nobunkyo, 2018. [Japanese]
        6. Kuniyuki Kobayashi Edit, “Outlook of agricultural cooperatives from practice of Hokkaido: Beyond the JA Reform”, Tsukuba Shobo, 2017. [Japanese]
        7. Akihiko Sakashita, Kuniyuki Kobayashi, Suguru Masaki and Sachiyo Takahashi, “Raison d’etre of Agricultural Cooperatives in Japan -From Experiences in Hokkaido”, Tsukuba Shobo, 2016. [Japanese]
        8. Kato T., “Carbon cycle”, Chapter 1.2., Frontiers of Agricultural Science, Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University (Ed.), 6-9, 2015. [Japanese]
        9. Takako Nabeshima, “Integrated Water Resources Management and World Water Policy”, in Funamizu (ed.), Sanitation Education Program. E-learning movie uploaded in YouTube, 2015