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Caldimonas manganoxidans gen. nov., sp. nov., a poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)-degrading, manganese-oxidizing thermophile.
It is proposed that this isolate be designated Caldimonas manganoxidans gen. nov. Expand
Characterization of the transposition pattern of the Ac element in Arabidopsis thaliana using endonuclease I-SceI.
The data indicate that the Ac-Ds system is most useful for tagging of genes that are present within 200 kb of the chromosomal site of Ac in Arabidopsis, and determination of the precise localization of the transposed dAc-I-RS element should definitely assist in map-based cloning of genes around insertion sites. Expand
Microbial Corrosion of Concrete Sewer Pipes, H2S Production from Sediments and Determination of Corrosion Rate
Little slime layer was found to exist on the walls of sewer pipes in an anaerobic condition when the sewage flow rate was higher than approximately 30 cm/sec. Therefore, H 2 S is not produced fromExpand
Balneomonas flocculans gen. nov., sp. nov., a new cellulose-producing member of the alpha-2 subclass of Proteobacteria.
A new bacterial strain capable of producing cellulose was isolated from a hot spring and it is proposed that the isolate be designated Balneomonas flocculans gen. nov. Expand
Thymic stromal lymphopoietin enhances tight-junction barrier function of human nasal epithelial cells
The nasal-epithelial-derived TSLP thus not only activates DCs but also preserves the epithelial barrier via the upregulation of tight-junction proteins, thereby regulating antigen sensitization during the early stage of allergic rhinitis. Expand
Paenibacillus hodogayensis sp. nov., capable of degrading the polysaccharide produced by Sphaerotilus natans.
The isolate was a spore-forming, aerobic, rod-shaped bacterium, and the phenotypic characteristics of the isolate were apparently different from those of related species in the genus Paenibacillus. Expand
Thermostable Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)Depolymerase of a Thermophilic Strain of Leptothrix sp.Isolated from a Hot Spring
A thermophilic bacterium that can grow on poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) (PHB) was isolated from a hot spring and was revealed to be closely related to Leptothrix discophora from its principal phenotypic characteristics. Expand
Protein Kinase C Enhances Tight Junction Barrier Function of Human Nasal Epithelial Cells in Primary Culture by Transcriptional Regulation
It is suggested that TPA-induced PKC signaling enhances the barrier function of human nasal epithelial cells via transcriptional up-regulation of tight junction proteins, and the mechanisms may contribute to a drug delivery system. Expand
Transcriptional control of tight junction proteins via a protein kinase C signal pathway in human telomerase reverse transcriptase-transfected human pancreatic duct epithelial cells.
Tight junctions of normal HPDE cells were at least in part regulated via a PKC signal pathway by transcriptional control via a protein kinase C (PKC) signal pathway. Expand