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  • Takahiro Matsuki, Koichi Watanabe, Junji Fujimoto, Toshihiko Takada, Ryuichiro Tanaka
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 December 2004)
  • ABSTRACT 16S rRNA gene-targeted group-specific primers were designed and validated for specific detection and quantification of the Clostridium leptum subgroup and the Atopobium cluster. To monitorExpand
  • Takahiro Matsuki, Koichi Watanabe, +4 authors Ryuichiro Tanaka
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 January 2004)
  • ABSTRACT A highly sensitive quantitative PCR detection method has been developed and applied to the distribution analysis of human intestinal bifidobacteria by combining real-time PCR withExpand
  • Takahiro Matsuki, Koichi Watanabe, Ryuichiro Tanaka, Masayuki Fukuda, Hiroshi Oyaizu
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
  • 1999 (First Publication: 1 October 1999)
  • ABSTRACT In order to clarify the distribution of bifidobacterial species in the human intestinal tract, a 16S rRNA-gene-targeted species-specific PCR technique was developed and used with DNAsExpand
  • Takahiro Matsuki, Koichi Watanabe, +5 authors Ryuichiro Tanaka
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
  • 2002 (First Publication: 1 November 2002)
  • ABSTRACT For the detection and identification of predominant bacteria in human feces, 16S rRNA-gene-targeted group-specific primers for the Bacteroides fragilis group, Bifidobacterium, theExpand
  • Takeshi Yoshimoto, Fumiko Nagai, +7 authors Hiroshi Omura
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 September 2004)
  • ABSTRACT We have isolated four strains of Rhodococcus which specifically degrade estrogens by using enrichment culture of activated sludge from wastewater treatment plants. Strain Y 50158, identifiedExpand
  • Teresa Requena, Jeremy P. Burton, +5 authors Gerald W Tannock
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology
  • 2002 (First Publication: 1 May 2002)
  • ABSTRACT Methods that enabled the identification, detection, and enumeration of Bifidobacterium species by PCR targeting the transaldolase gene were tested. Bifidobacterial species isolated from theExpand