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Takeshi Zendo Last modified date:2017.05.19

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


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E-Mail
Homepage
http://www.agr.kyushu-u.ac.jp/lab/microbt/e-index.html
Laboratory of Microbial Technology .
Phone
092-642-3021
Fax
092-642-3021
Academic Degree
Ph. D
Field of Specialization
Applied Microbiology
Outline Activities
Research
1. Study on bacteriocins produced by lactic acid bacteria

2. Study on production of useful materials by lactic acid bacteria
Research
Research Interests
  • Antimicrobial peptides (bacteriocins) produced by lactic acid bacteria
    keyword : lactic acid bacteria, bacteriocin, nisin
    2006.04.
  • Production of valuable materials by lactic acid bacteria
    keyword : lactic acid bacteria, lactic acid, biomass
    2006.04.
Current and Past Project
  • Probiotic lactic acid bacteria and antimicrobial peptides novel ways to fight pathogens
  • Capacity Building and Development of Microbial Potential and Fermentation Technology towards New Era
Academic Activities
Books
1. Zendo T., Sonomoto K., Lactic Acid Bacteria and Bifidobacteria: Current Progress in Advanced Research, Sonomoto K. and Yokota A. (eds.), Caister Academic Press, Chapter 9. Classification and diversity of bacteriocins. 159-164, 2011.07.
Reports
1. Rodney Honrada Perez, Takeshi Zendo, Kenji Sonomoto, Novel bacteriocins from lactic acid bacteria (LAB): various structures and applications, Microb Cell Fact, 13(Suppl 1), S3, 2014.08.
2. Takeshi Zendo, Screening and characterization of novel bacteriocins from lactic acid bacteria, Biosci Biotechnol Biochem, 77(5), 893-899, 2013.05.
Papers
1. Rodney H. Perez, Naoki Ishibashi, Tomoko Inoue, Kohei Himeno, Yoshimitsu Masuda, Naruhiko Sawa, Takeshi Zendo, Pongtep Wilaipun, Vichien Leelawatcharamas, Jiro Nakayama, Kenji Sonomoto, Functional Analysis of Genes Involved in the Biosynthesis of Enterocin NKR-5-3B, a Novel Circular Bacteriocin, JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY, 198, 2, 291-300, 2016.01.
2. Mohamed Abdelfattah Maky, Naoki Ishibashi, Takeshi Zendo, Rodney Honrada Perez, Jehan Ragab Doud, Mohamed Karmi, Kenji Sonomoto, Enterocin F4-9, a novel O-linked glycosylated bacteriocin, APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 81, 14, 4819-4826, 2015.07.
3. Naoki Ishibashi, Kohei Himeno, Yoshimitsu Masuda, Rodney Honrada Perez, Shun Iwatani, Takeshi Zendo, Pongtep Wilaipun, Vichien Leelawatcharamas, Jiro Nakayama, Kenji Sonomoto, Gene Cluster Responsible for Secretion of and Immunity to Multiple Bacteriocins, the NKR-5-3 Enterocins, APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 80, 21, 6647-6655, 2014.11.
Presentations
1. Takeshi Zendo, Shiho Ogata, Mengqi Li, Naoki Ishibashi, Yoshimitsu Masuda, Shun Iwatani, Fuminori Yoneyama, Jiro Nakayama, Kenji Sonomoto, Biosynthetic and antimicrobial mechanisms of a leaderless bacteriocin, lacticin Q, The 8th Asian Conference on Lactic Acid Bacteria, 2015.07.09.
2. Takeshi Zendo, Kenji Sonomoto, Bacteriocins from lactic acid bacteria: characterization and potential applications, The 82th Annual Meeting of Korean Society of Food Science and Technology (KoSFoST), 2015.06.03.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japan Soceiety for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry
  • The Society for Biotechnology, Japan
  • The Japan Society for Lactic Acid Bacteria
  • Japan Bioindustry Association
  • Japanese Society of Enzyme Engineering
Awards
  • Elucidation of the biosynthetic mechanism of circular bacteriocins produced by lactic acid bacteria and its applications to develop new antimicrobial peptides
  • Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry Award for the Encouragement of Young Scientists; Discovery and characterization of novel bacteriocins from lactic acid bacteria.