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dinP, a new gene in Escherichia coli, whose product shows similarities to UmuC and its homologues.
A new gene, designated dinP, was found during E. coli genomic sequencing around the 5.5 min region. Its coding region is preceded by a sequence similar to the consensus binding sequence for LexA, theExpand
Purification and Characterization of Poly(vinyl alcohol) Dehydrogenase from Pseudomonas sp. 113P3
Pseudomonas sp. 113P3, when cultured on a medium containing poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) in the presence of pyroroquinoline quinone (PQQ), produced a high level of a PV A dehydrogenase (PV ADH). ThisExpand
Widespread distribution of the bacteriocin‐producing lactic acid cocci in Miso‐paste products
Aims: A survey was conducted on the ecological distribution of bacteriocin‐producing lactic acid bacteria in Miso‐pastes, a typical fermented food in Japan.
Plasma sterilization using glow discharge at atmospheric pressure
Recent development of atmospheric pressure glow discharge was compared with the performance of an apparatus used in the first APG experiment, in terms of sterilization of newly classified biologicalExpand
Analysis of Lactic Acid Bacterial Flora during Miso Fermentation
This article describes a microbiological study of lactic acid bacteria involved in the fermentation process of Miso. The bacteria were counted and isolated from Miso during fermentation and, based onExpand
Distribution of pheophorbide A in normal tissues and in an experimental pancreatic cancer in rats.
The in vivo administration and distribution of a potent new photosensitizer, pheophorbide A (PH-A), was investigated in rats. The spectral characteristics were determined. This hydrophobic compoundExpand
Pulse-modulated, high-frequency plasma sterilization at atmospheric-pressure
We studied atmospheric-pressure glow (APG) plasma excited with pulse-modulated RF at 27.12 MHz, using dielectric barrier electrodes. The antibacterial effect of APG plasma was examined usingExpand
Production and purification of a bacteriocin peptide produced by Lactococcus sp. strain GM005, isolated from Miso-paste.
Lactococcus sp. GM005 was isolated from Miso-paste and was found to produce a bacteriocin with strong antibacterial activity. A culture of Lactococcus sp. GM005, maintained at 30 degrees C and aExpand
Time series analysis of aerobic bacterial flora during Miso fermentation
Aims: This article reports a microbiological study of aerobic mesophilic bacteria that are present during the fermentation process of Miso.
Effects of the Structure of Poly(vinyl alcohol) on the Dehydrogenation Reaction by Poly(vinyl alcohol) Dehydrogenase from Pseudomonas sp. 113P3
Poly(vinyl alcohol) dehydrogenase (PVADH-S) purified from Pseudomonas sp. 113P3 dehydrogenized poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA), but the enzyme reaction was significantly affected by changing the propertiesExpand