Laboratory of Microbial Physiology

To clarify physiological functions of industrial and intestinal microorganisms


  • NameE-mail Address
  • Position
  • Degree
  • FUKIYA Satoru
  • Professor
  • Ph.D (Agriculture)


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  • MAEDA Tomoya
  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D. (Engineering)


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Selected Publications

  1. Lee JY, Arai H, Nakamura Y, Fukiya S, Wada M, Yokota A. Contribution of the 7β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase from Ruminococcus gnavus N53 to ursodeoxycholic acid formation in the human colon. J Lipid Res. 54:3062-3069 (2013).
  2. Hirayama Y, Sakanaka M, Fukuma H, Murayama H, Kano Y, Fukiya S, Yokota A. Development of a Double-Crossover Markerless Gene Deletion System in Bifidobacterium longum: Functional Analysis of the α-Galactosidase Gene for Raffinose Assimilation. Appl Environ Microbiol, 78:4984-4994 (2012).
  3. Yokota A, Fukiya S, Islam KB, Ooka T, Ogura Y, Hayashi T, Hagio M, Ishizuka S. Is bile acid a determinant of the gut microbiota on a high-fat diet? Gut Microbes, 3:455-459 (2012).
  4. Islam KB, Fukiya S, Hagio M, Fujii N, Ishizuka S, Ooka T, Ogura Y, Hayashi T, Yokota A. Bile acid is a host factor that regulates the composition of the cecal microbiota in rats. Gastroenterology, 141:1773-1781 (2011).
  5. Sawada K, Zen-in S, Wada M, Yokota A. Metabolic changes in a pyruvate kinase gene deletion mutant of Corynebacterium glutamicum ATCC 13032. Metabolic Engineering, 12: 401-407 (2010).

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