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KOHJI YAMAMOTO Last modified date:2019.06.14

Assistant Professor / Systems Biology / Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology / Faculty of Agriculture


Papers
1. Haque MR, Hirowatari A, Nai N, Furuya S, Yamamoto K, Serine hydroxymethyltransferase from the silkworm Bombyx mori: Identification, distribution, and biochemical characterization, Archives of Insect Biochemistry & Physiology, in press, 2019.10.
2. Haque MR, Hirowatari A, Koyanagi A, Ichinose T, Abiru M, Mohri S, Furuya S, Yamamoto K, Molecular characterization and expression analysis of a phosphoserine aminotransferase involving L-serine synthesis from silkworm, Bombyx mori, Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology, 101, e21553, 2019.03.
3. Haque MR, Higashiura A, Nakagawa A, Hirowatari A, Furuya S, Yamamoto K, Molecular structure of a 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase from the silkworm Bombyx mori, FEBS Open Bio, 9, 618-628, 2019.01.
4. Yamamoto K., Identification and expression analysis of the replication factor C protein in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, Journal of Insect Biotechnology and Sericology, 88, 1, 17-20, 2019.01.
5. Hirowatari A., Chen Z., Mita K., Yamamoto K., Enzymatic characterization of two epsilon-class glutathione S-transferases of Spodoptera litura, Archives of Insect Biochemistry & Physiology, 2017, e21443, 2017.12.
6. Cheng T.*, Wu J.*, Wu Y.*, Chilukuri R.*, Huang L.*, Yamamoto K.*, Feng L.*, Li W.* et al., Arunkumar KP., Kishino H., Goldsmith MR., Feng Q., Xia Q., Mita K., Wide distribution of a major East Asian noctuid pest explained by genomic adaptation to polyphagy and insecticides, Nature Ecology & Evolution, *equal contribution, 1 (11), 1747-1756, 2017.07, 重要農業害虫であるハスモンヨトウ(Spodoptera litura)のゲノム塩基配列を解読した。本昆虫ゲノム中には、苦味物質ならびに有毒物質の受容体、シトクロムP450、カルボキシルエステラーゼそしてグルタチオン-Sトランスフェラーゼなどの解毒酵素をコードする複数の遺伝子ファミリーが多数存在しており、多くの生体異物や植物二次化合物を検知および解毒できる能力を備えていることを見いだした。.
7. Yamamoto K., Higashiura A., Suzuki M., Aritake K., Urade Y., Nakagawa A., Molecular structure of a prostaglandin D synthase requiring glutathione from the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 492, 166-171, 2017.07.
8. Yamamoto K., Ozakiya Y., Uno T., Localization of an Aldo-Keto Reductase (AKR2E4) in the Silkworm Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae), Journal of insect science, 17, 5, 1-3, 2017.07.
9. Yamamoto K., Nagaoka S., Identification and localization of a novel ecdysone oxidase in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, Journal of Insect Biotechnology & Sericology, 86 (2), 49-53, 2017.03.
10. Hirowatari A., Nagaoka S., Yamada N., Yamamoto K., Identifying a sigma class glutathione S-transferase 2 from the silkworm Bombyx mori, Journal of Insect Biotechnology & Sericology, 86, 1, 1-7, 2016.10.
11. Yamamoto K., Hirowatari A., Shiotsuki T., Yamada N., Biochemical characterization of an unclassified glutathione S-transferase of Plutella xylostella, J. Pestic. Sci., 41(4), 145-151, 2016.06.
12. Yamamoto K., Yamada N., Identification of a diazinon-metabolizing glutathione transferase in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, Scientific Reports, 6, 30073, 2016.03.
13. Yamamoto K., Higashiura A., Suzuki M., Shiotsuki T., Sugahara R., Fujii T., Nakagawa A., Structural characterization of an aldo-keto reductase (AKR2E5) from the silkworm Bombyx mori, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 474, 104-110, 2015.12.
14. Hossain MDT, Yamamoto K, Structural insight into the active site of a Bombyx mori unclassified glutathione transferase, Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 79, 989-991, 2014.12.
15. Hossain MDT, Nagaoka S, Yamamoto K, Identification of residues essential for catalytic activity of a Bombyx mori arginase, Journal of Insect Biotechnology & Sericology, 83, 47-51, 2014.12.
16. Yamamoto K, Higashiura A, Hossain MDT, Yamada N, Shiotsuki T, Nakagawa A, Structural characterization of the catalytic site of a Nilaparvata lugens delta-class glutathione transferase, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 566, 36-42, 2014.12.
17. Hossain MDT, Yamada N, Yamamoto K, Glutathione-binding site of a Bombyx mori theta-class glutathione transferase, PLoS One, 9, 5, e97740, 2014.06.
18. Fukumori H, Teshiba S, Shigeoka Y, Yamamoto K, Banno Y, Aso Y, Purification and characterization of cocoonase from the silkworm, Bombyx mori, Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 78, 2, 202-211, 2014.04.
19. Yamamoto K, Suzuki M, Higashiura A, Aritake K, Urade Y, Uodome N, Hossain MDT, Nakagawa A, New insights into the catalytic mechanism of Bombyx mori prostaglandin E synthase gained from structure-function analysis, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 440, 762-767, 2013.10.
20. Yamamoto K, Szuki M, Higashiura A, Nakagawa A, Three-dimensional structure of a Bombyx mori Omega-class glutathione transferase, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 438, 588-593, 2014.03.
21. Yamamoto K, Wilson DK., Identification, characterization, and crystal structure of an aldo-keto reductase (AKR2E4) from the silkworm Bombyx mori, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 538, 156-163, 2013.10.
22. Shigeoka Y, Fujisawa T, Teshiba S, Fukumori T, Yamamoto K, Banno Y, Aso Y, Salt-Induced changes in subunit structure of the Bacillus stearothermophilus lipoate acetyltransferase, Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 77, 8, 1637-1644, 2013.05.
23. Yamamoto K, Ichinose H, Aso Y, Udono M, Katakura Y, Upregulation of cytochrome P450 of the silkworm, Bombyx mori, Journal of Insect Biotechnology & Sericology, 82, 33-38, 2013.04.
24. Yamamoto K, Aso Y, Yamada N, Catalytic function of an Epsilon-class glutathione transferase of the silkmoth
, Insect Mol. Biol., 22, 5, 523-531, 2013.04.
25. Yamamoto K, Higashiura A, Suzuki M, Aritake K, Urade Y, Uodome N, Nakagawa A, Crystal structure of a Bombyx mori Sigma-class glutathione transferase exhibiting prostaglandin E synthase activity, Biochim Biophys Acta—General Subjects, 1830, 3711-3718, 2013.02.
26. Kamita SG, Yamamoto K, Dadala MM, Pha K, Morisseau C, Escaich A, Hammock BD, Cloning and characterization of a microsomal epoxide hydrolase from Heliothis virescens, Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol., 43, 219-228, 2012.12.
27. Yamamoto K, Usuda K, Kakuta Y, Kimura M, Higashiura A, Nakagawa A, Aso Y, Suzuki M, Structural basis for catalytic activity of a silkworm Delta-class glutathione transferase. , Biochim Biophys Acta-General Subjects, 1820, 1469–1474, 2012.07.
28. Madiraju M, Madiraju SC, Yamamoto K, Greendyke R, Rajagopalan M, Replacement of Mycobacterium smegmatis dnaA gene by Mycobacterium tuberculosis homolog results in temperature sensitivity, Tuberculosis, 91, 136-141, 2011.12.
29. Kakuta Y, Usuda K, Nakashima T, Kimura M, Aso Y, Yamamoto K, Crystallographic survey of active sites of an unclassified glutathione transferase from Bombyx mori, Biochim Biophys Acta-General Subjects, 1810, 1355-1360, 2011.07, これまでの研究において、カイコより新規なGST(GSTu) を同定し、農薬に応答して発現量が増加することを調査してきた。本研究では、GSTuを結晶化し、そのX線立体構造を解析した。その結果、2.1 Åの回折強度データを得ることができ、ダイマーを形成していること、還元グルタチオン結合部位ならびに基質結合部位が保存されていることが明らかとなった。また、部位特異的アミノ酸置換分析により、Val55, Glu67そしてSer68がGSH結合に重要であることが示された。.
30. Yamamoto K, Teshiba S, Shigeoka Y, Aso Y, Banno Y, Fujiki T, Katakura Y, Characterization of an omega-class glutathione S-transferase in the stress response of the silkmoth, Insect Mol. Biol., 20, 3, 379-386, 2011.05.
31. Yamamoto K, Tsuji Y, Aso Y, Hamasaki T, Shirahata S, Katakura Y, Effect of diazinon exposure on antioxidant reactions in the silkmoth, Bombyx mori, J. Appl. Entomol. , 135, 320–325, 2011.05.
32. Yamamoto K, Ichinose H, Aso Y, Banno Y, Kimura M, Nakashima T, Molecular characterization of an insecticide-induced novel glutathione transferase in silkworm. , Biochim Biophys Acta-General Subjects, 1810 , 420–426, 2011.04, Glutathione transferase (GST) は代表的な農薬解毒酵素である。頻用農薬ダイアジノンに対するカイコ耐性ならびに感受性系統間においてunclassified GST (GSTu) mRNAの発現量に差があることがマイクロアレイ分析により判明した。大腸菌により組換えGSTuを作製したところ、本酵素は、酸化ストレス誘発剤・1-chloro-2,4-dinitrobenzeneへの還元グルタチオン(GSH)転移活性を有していた。部位特異的アミノ酸変異分析の結果、N末端側のTyr7, Ser12そしてAsn50が活性発現に重要であることが分かった。以上の結果より、カイコGSTuは、農薬耐性に関与している可能性が示唆された。.
33. Hossain M.T, Teshiba S, Shigeoka Y, Fujisawa T, Inoko Y, Sakano D, Yamamoto K, Banno Y, Aso Y, Structural Properties of Silkworm Small Heat-Shock Proteins: sHSP19.9 and sHSP20.8, Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 74, 8, 1556-1563, 2010.11.
34. Fujii H, Banno Y, Yamamoto K, Polymorphic variants of superoxide dismutase and glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase in hemolymph of the silkworm, Bombyx mori, Sericologia, 48 (2), 133-140, 2010.08.
35. Yamamoto K, Aso Y, Fujii H, Identification and expression analysis of minichromosome maintenance proteins in the silkworm, Journal of Insect Science, 10, 148, 1-8, 2010.05.
36. Yamamoto K., Proteomic profiling of testis proteins from the silkworm, Bombyx mori , 49, 33-41, 2010.05.
37. Yamamoto K, Ichinose H, Aso Y, Fujii H , Expression analysis of cytochrome P450s in the silkmoth, Bombyx mori, Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, 97, 1–6, 2010.04.
38. Yamamoto K, New apperance of melanization in the silkmoth, Bombyx mori, Sericologia, 49(4), 435-441, 2010.04.
39. Yamamoto K, Teshiba S, Aso Y, Identification of glutathione S-transferase of the rice leaffolder moth, Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): Comparison of its properties of glutathione S-transferases from other lepidopteran insectsGST, Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology , 95, 125-128, 2009.05, [URL].
40. Yamamoto K, Shigeoka Y, Aso Y, Banno Y, Kimura M, Nakajima T, Molecular and biochemical characterization of a Zeta-class glutathione S-transferase of the silkmoth, Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, 94, 30-35, 2009.05, [URL].
41. Yamamoto K, Moomey M, Rajagopalan M, Madiraju M, Facilitation of dissociation reaction of nucleotides bound to Mycobacterium tuberculosis DnaA, J. Biochem., 143, 759-764, 2009.04.
42. Yamamoto K, Miake F, Aso Y, Teshiba S, Characterization of glutathione S-transferase of the saturniid moth, Samia cynthia pryeri (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae), J. Appl. Entomol. , 133, 278-283 , 2009.03.
43. Yamamoto K, Nagaoka S, Banno Y, Aso Y, Biochemical properties of an Omega-class glutathione S-transferase of the silkmoth, Bombyx mori, Comp. Biochem. Physiol. PartC, 149C, 461–467, 2008.10, [URL].
44. Zhang P, Aso Y, Jikuya H, Kusakabe T, Lee J.M, Kawaguchi Y, Yamamoto K, Banno Y, Fujii H, Proteomic profiling of the silkworm skeletal muscle proteins during
larval-pupal metamorphosis, Journal of Proteome Research, 6, 2295-2303, 2007.10.
45. Yamamoto K, Kimura M, Aso Y, Banno Y, Koga K, Characterization of superoxide dismutase from the fall webworm, Hyphantria
cunea: Comparison of its properties to superoxide dismutase from the silkworm
Bombyx mori, Applied Entomology and Zoology, 42, 465-472, 2007.06.
46. Yamamoto K., Comparative analysis of cuticle proteins of the silkworm by two dimensional electrophoresis., 47, 53-58, 2007.05.
47. Yamamoto K, Okada T, Banno Y, Fujii H, Expression of messenger RNA encoding a Y-box protein of the silkworm, Bombyx mori, 47, 41-48, 2007.05.
48. Hara W, Sakano D, Yamamoto K, Banno Y, Nishikawa K, Nishisaka A, Tamura K, Fujii H, Investigation of integration of linkage mapping of phenotypic characters and EST cDNA clones in the silkworm, Bombyx mori., Int. J. Wild Silkmoth & Silk, 12, 5-10, 2007.03.
49. Yamamoto K, Fujii H, Aso Y, Banno Y, Koga K, Expression and characterization of a sigma-class glutathione S-transferase of the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea, Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 71, 553-560, 2007.02, [URL].
50. Yamamoto K, Miake F, Aso Y, Purification and characterization of a novel sigma-class glutathione S-transferase of the fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea., J. Appl. Entomol., 131, 466-471, 2007.01.
51. Fujii H, Yanagi S, Kawaguchi Y, Banno Y, Yamamoto K, Chymotrypsin and trypsin inhibitors of the saturniid moth, Caligula japonica (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae)., Int. J. Wild Silkmoth & Silk, 11, 91-96, 2006.12.
52. Yamamoto K., Overproduction and characterization of oxidoreductase of the silkmoth, Int. J. Wild Silkmoth & Silk, 11, 1-7, 2006.12.
53. Hara W, Kai H, Yamamoto K, Fujii H, Trial for linkage mapping of phenotypic characters and EST cDNA clones in the silkworm, Bombyx mori., Int. J. Wild Silkmoth & Silk, 11, 8-13, 2006.12.
54. Yamamoto K, Zhang P, Banno Y, Fujii H, Identification of a sigma-class glutathione S-transferase from the silkworm, Bombyx mori, J. Applied Entomol., 130, 515-522, 2006.10.
55. Sakano D, Li B, Xia Q, Yamamoto K, Banno Y, Fujii H, Aso Y, Small heat shock proteins of silkworm. Genes encoding small heat shock proteins of the silkworm, Bombyx mori., Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 70, 2443-2450, 2006.10.
56. Yamamoto K., Zhao P., Banno Y., Fujii H., Purification and characterization of novel Kunitz-type chymotrypsin inhibitor of the silkworm, Bombyx mori, in press, 2006.09.
57. Ueno Y, Takao M, He N, Yamamoto K, Banno Y, Fujii H, Genetic analysis of basic chymotrypsin inhibitors in the hemolymph of the silkworm, Bombyx mori., The journal of Insect biotechnology and sericoology, 75, 65-69, 2006.08.
58. Zhang P, Aso Y, Yamamoto K, Banno Y, Wang Y, Tsuchida K, Kawaguchi Y, Fujii H, Proteome analysis of silk gland proteins from silkworm, Proteomics, vol. 6, pp. 2586-2599, 2006.03.
59. Ueno Y, He N, Unit M, Yamamoto K, Banana Y, Fujii H, Aso Y, Silkworm midgut proteins interacting with a hemolymph protease inhibitor, CI-8, Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 70, 1557-1563, 2006.01.
60. Madiraju M, Moomey M, Neuenschwander P.F, Muniruzzaman S, Yamamoto K, Grimwade J.E, Rajagopalan M, The intrinsic ATPase activity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis DnaA promotes rapid oligomerization of DnaA on oriC., Molecular Microbiology, 59 (6), 1876-1890, 2006.01.
61. Yamamoto K, Zhang P, He N, Wang Y, Aso Y, Banno Y, Fujii H, Molecular and biochemical characterization of manganese-containing superoxide dismutase from the silkworm, Bombyx mori, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology PartB Biochem. Mol. Biol., 10.1016/j.cbpb.2005.09.002, 142, 4, 403-409, 142、403-409, 2005.11.
62. Zhang P, Yamamoto K, Aso Y, Banno Y, Sakano D, Wang Y, Fujii H, Proteomic study on isoforms of p25 component of Bombyx mori Fibroin, Biosci. Biotech. Biochem., 69, 2086-2093, 2005.11.
63. Yasukochi Y, Banno Y, Yamamoto K, Goldsmith M.R, Fujii H, Integration of molecular and classical linkage groups of the silkworm, Bombyx mori (n = 28), Genome, 10.1139/G05-023, 48, 4, 626-629, vol48, p626-629, 2005.07.
64. Yamamoto K, Zhang P, Miake F, Kashige N, Aso Y, Cloning, expression and characterization of theta-class glutathione S-transferase from the silkworm, Bombyx mori, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 10.1016/j.cbpc.2005.04.012, 141, 3, 340-346, 141B、340-346, 2005.06.
65. Yamamoto K, Banno Y, Fujii H, Miake F, Kashige N, Aso Y, Catalase from the silkworm, Bombyx mori: Gene sequence, distribution, and overexpression, Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol., 10.1016/j.ibmb.2005.01.001, 35, 4, 277-283, 2005.03.
66. Yamamoto K, Zhang P, Banno Y, Fujii H, Miake F, Kashige N, Aso Y, Superoxide dismutase from the silkworm, Bombyx mori: Sequence, distribution, and overexpression, Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 10.1271/bbb.69.507, 69, 3, 507-514, 69, 507-514, 2005.03.
67. Yamamoto K, Okada T, He N, Banno Y, Fujii H, Identification and overexpression of Y-box protein isoform of the silkworm, Bombyx mori, vol10, p57-63, 2005.02.
68. Yamamoto K, Rutherford S.A, Rajagopalan M, Hirakawa H, Kuhara S, Banno Y, Fujii H, Madiraju M, Heterogeneity of dnaB locus of Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare comlex, J. Fac. Agr. Kyushu Univ., 49, 2, 375-381, 49 (2), 375-381, 2004.11.
69. He N, Fujii H, Kusakabe T, Aso Y, Banno Y, Yamamoto K, Overexpression in Escherichia coli and purification of recombinant CI-b1, a Kunitz-type chymotrypsin inhibitor of silkworm., Protein Expr Purif., 10.1016/j.pep.2004.07.010, 38, 1, 9-16, 38(1):9-16., 2004.11.
70. Zhang P, Yamamoto K, Wang Y, Banno Y, Fujii H, Miake F, Kashige N, Aso Y, Utility of dry gel from two-dimensional electrophoresis for peptide mass fingerprinting analysis of silkworm proteins, Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 68 (10), 2148-2154, 2004.10.
71. Wang Y, Zhang P, Fujii H, Banno Y, Yamamoto K, Aso Y, Proteomis studies of lipopolysacccharide-induced polypeptides in the silkworm, Bombyx mori, Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 10.1271/bbb.68.1821, 68, 8, 1821-1823, 68 (8), 1821-1823, 2004.08.
72. He N, Aso Y, Fujii H, Banno Y, Yamamoto K, In vivo and In vitro interactions of the Bombyx mori chymotrypsin inhibitor b1 with Escherichia coli., Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 10.1271/bbb.68.835, 68, 4, 835-840, Vol.68, No.4, 835-840, 2004.04.
73. Zhao Q, He N, Shirai K, Fujii H, Banno Y, Yamamoto K, Purification and characterization of chymotrypsin inhibitor CI-3 from hemolymph of silkworm, Bombyx mori, J. Fac. Agr., Kyushu Univ., 49, 1, 93-99, 49 (1), 93-99, 2004.02.
74. Banno Y, Nishikawa K, Nishisaka A, Tamura K, Yamamoto K, Fujii H, Inheritance of a body shape mutant named short segment of the domesticated silkworm, Bombyx mori, J. Insect. Biotechnology and Sericology, 73 (1), 35-37, 2004.01.
75. He N, Yakiyama M, Fujii H, Banno Y, Yamamoto K., Genomic structure and expression analysis of the gene encoding a silkworm basic Kunitz-type chymotrypsin inhibitor, Biochim Biophys Acta-Gene Structure and Expression, 10.1016/S0167-4781(03)00118-0, 1628, 1, 71-77, 1628, 71-77, 2003.07.
76. Yamamoto K, Fujii H, Banno Y, Aso Y, Ishiguro M, Polymorphism of Prophenoloxidase in the Silkworm Bombyx mori, J. Fac. Agr. Kyushu Univ., 47, 2, 319-324, 2003.04.
77. Yamamoto K, Muniruzzaman S, Rajagopalan M, Madiraju M, Modulation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis DnaA protein-adenine nucleotide interactions by acidic phospholipids, Biochem J., 363, 305-311, 2002.01.
78. Yamamoto K, Rajagopalan M, Madiraju M, Phospholipids promote dissociation of ADP from the Mycobacterium avium DnaA protein, J. Biochem., 131, 219-224, 2002.01.
79. Yamamoto K, Fujii H, Kusakabe T, Koga K, Aso Y, Ishiguro M, Developmental change of prophenoloxidase during silkworm (a80 strain) development, Journal of the Fac. Agr., Kyushu University, 45, 2, 487-493, 2001.02.
80. Yamamoto K, Low B, Rutherford SA, Rajagopalan M, Madiraju M, The Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex dnaB locus and protein intein splicing, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 280, 898-903, 2001.01.
81. Yamamoto K, Yakiyama M, Fujii H, Kusakabe T, Koga K, Aso Y, Ishiguro M, Expression of prophenoloxidase mRNA during silkworm hemocyte development : Developmental changes of prophenoloxidase, Biosci. Biotech. Biochem., 10.1271/bbb.64.1197, 64, 6, 1197-1202, 2000.06.
82. Madiraju M, Qin M, Yamamoto K, Atkinson M.A.L, Rajagopalan M, The dnaA gene region of Mycobacterium avium and the autonomous replication activities of its 5' and 3' flanking regions, Microbiology, 145, 2913-2921, 1999.10.
83. Aso Y, Yamamoto K, Yoshinaga T, Yamamoto H, Yamagami T, Partial purification and characterization of DOPA quinone imone conversion factor from larval hemolymph of the silkworm, Bombyx mori, Biosci. Biotech. Biochem., 59, 277-281, 1998.02.
84. Yamamoto K, Sugioka M, Fujii H, Aso Y, Ishiguro M, Isolation and characterization of prophenoloxidase isoforms from the silkworm, Bombyx mori (a80 strain), The Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan, 68, 1, 65-72, 1999.01.