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Role of a streptococcal antigen in the pathogenesis of acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis. Characterization of the antigen and a proposed mechanism for the disease.
We studied the significance of a streptococcal protein (preabsorbing Ag) (PA-Ag) in the pathogenesis of acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (APSGN). This protein was isolated fromExpand
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Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of antibiotic‐resistant Propionibacterium acnes isolated from acne patients attending dermatology clinics in Europe, the U.S.A., Japan and Australia
Background Propionibacterium acnes is the target of antimicrobial treatments for acne vulgaris. Acquired resistance to erythromycin, clindamycin and tetracyclines has been reported in strains fromExpand
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Draft Genome Sequence of Streptococcus parauberis Strain SK-417, Isolated from Diseased Sebastes ventricosus in Kagoshima, Japan
ABSTRACT Streptococcus parauberis strain SK-417 was isolated from the brain of a diseased Sebastes ventricosus, collected from an aquaculture farm in April 2013 in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. TheExpand
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Establishment of a new cell line susceptible to Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3) and possible latency of CyHV-3 by temperature shift in the cells.
A new cell line named CCF-K104 predominantly consisting of fibroblastic cells showed optimal growth at temperatures from 25 °C to 30 °C. Serial morphological changes in the cells induced by CyprinidExpand
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Prevalence and characteristics of Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3) infection in common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) inhabiting three rivers in Kochi Prefecture, Japan.
Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3) causes lethal disease in common and koi carp. Mortality by CyHV-3 disease has not been reported since 2011 in Kochi Prefecture, Japan. Here, we detected and quantifiedExpand
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Draft Genome Sequences of Two Genetic Variant Strains of Edwardsiella piscicida, JF1305 and RSB1309, Isolated from Olive Flounder (Paralichythys olivaceus) and Red Sea Bream (Pagrus major) Cultured
ABSTRACT Edwardsiella piscicida is a new species discovered within the group of organisms traditionally classified as Edwardsiella tarda. We present draft genome sequences of two variant strains ofExpand
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Draft Genome Sequence of Flavobacterium psychrophilum Strain KTEN-1510 with Genotype A/G-C, Isolated from an Ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis) in the Kagami River, Kochi, Japan
ABSTRACT In this paper, we describe the draft genome sequence of Flavobacterium psychrophilum strain KTEN-1510, with genotype A/G-C. This strain was isolated in October 2015 from the gills of an ayuExpand
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Draft Genome Sequence of Nocardia seriolae Strain N-2927 (NBRC 110360), Isolated as the Causal Agent of Nocardiosis of Yellowtail (Seriola quinqueradiata) in Kochi Prefecture, Japan
ABSTRACT We report the draft genome sequence of Nocardia seriolae strain N-2927 (NBRC 110360), isolated from cultured yellowtail Seriola quinqueradiata. RAST annotation of the genome revealed 117Expand
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Draft Genome Sequence of Erythromycin- and Oxytetracycline-Sensitive Nocardia seriolae Strain U-1 (NBRC 110359)
ABSTRACT In Japan, the emergence of macrolide- and oxytetracycline-resistant strains of Nocardia seriolae has previously been reported. Here, we describe the draft genome sequence of N. seriolaeExpand
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Molecular Cytogenetic Analysis of the Scleractinian Coral Acropora solitaryensis Veron & Wallace 1984
We performed a molecular cytogenetic investigation of the scleractinian coral Acropora solitaryensis, which is dominant in the temperate region of Japan (30–35°N). Molecular cytogenetic analysis,Expand
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