Hidetsugu Seki

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  • H Seki
  • 1976
A method, based on quantitating 14CO2 produced from [14C]hexadecane, has been developed for estimating the rate of hexadecane decomposition in seawater of Tokyo Bay during the summer stagnation period. The rate of hexadecane decomposition was from 0.1 to 1.3 mug/h per liter of seawater at the surface layer in the polluted gyre of the inner part of Tokyo Bay(More)
The Gram stain method was applied to the photometric characterization of aquatic bacterial populations with a charge-coupled device camera and an image analyzer. Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis were used as standards of typical gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria, respectively. A mounting agent to obtain clear images of Gram-stained bacteria on(More)
Species succession of a natural bacterial community was indicated by the Gram stain index (GSI) using an experimental nutrient gradient in an oligotrophic pond created with an in situ gradostat. Various trophic conditions, ranging from eutrophic to mesotrophic, were formed experimentally with continuous inflow of sterile peptone solution in the gradostat,(More)
The deterioration of the mechanical properties of composite resins was examined. The bending strength and the stress relaxation rate for sixteen experimental composite resins with different filler shapes, particle sizes and filler contents immersed in distilled water for 0-60 days were measured. The bending strength of all of the composites decreased with(More)
The purpose of this study was to clarify the effect of the reducing agent on the oxygen-inhibited layer of the cross-linked reline material. A commercial autopolymerizing reline resin containing 1,6-hexanediol dimethacrylate as cross-linking agent and 1 wt.% sodium sulphite solution as a reducing agent was prepared. The inhibited layer was observed using an(More)
Ecological adaptation and acclimatization of natural phytoplankters within a nutrient gradient were studied in an oligotrophic pond with special reference to the diel fluctuations of cell volumes and frequency of dividing cells (FDC) at each season using an in situ gradostat. The predominant phytoplankters (Cryptomonas ovata in spring and autumn, Crucigenia(More)
A new in situ gradostat was devised to study the dynamics of natural communities having nutrient gradients within aquatic habitats. This semi-enclosed mesocosm consisted of three components: i.e. three transparent, concentric cylindrical culture chambers, with diameters of 70, 60 and 40 cm, and 20 cm deep, supported by four flotation buoys, a medium(More)
We present data-analysis schemes and results of observations with the TAMA300 gravitational-wave detector, targeting burst signals from stellar-core collapse events. In analyses for burst grav-itational waves, the detection and fake-reduction schemes are different from well-investigated ones for a chirp-wave analysis, because precise waveform templates are(More)
  • H Seki
  • 1982
The monitoring of eutrophication can be performed by measuring the turnover times of amino acids in watermasses using the Wright-Hobbie uptake kinetics approach.The substrate specificity of amino acids varies greater with turnover times than with sampling location in watermasses with a certain water type. Thus a specific substrate among the essential amino(More)
  • H Seki
  • 1986
The population density of bacterioplankton and the concentration of dissolved organic carbon combined is a useful indicator to monitor subtle variations in the amount of eutrophication. Both parameters can be measured precisely and readily by widely accepted routine techniques that require little skill. Thresholds of eutrophication can be established to(More)
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