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  1. Masahito Ishikawa,† Hajime Nakatani, and Katsutoshi Hori "Growth phase-dependent production of the adhesive nanofiber protein AtaA in Acinetobacter sp. Tol 5", J Biosci Bioeng, in Press †Authors equally contributed to this work.

  2. Shogo Yoshimoto, Sota Aoki, Yuki Ohara, Masahito Ishikawa, Atsuo Suzuki, Drik Linke, Andrei N Lupas, and Katutoshi Hori "Identification of the adhesive domain of AtaA from Acinetobacter sp. Tol 5 and its application in immobilizing Escherichia coli", Front Bioeng Biotechnol, 10, 1095057 (2023)

  3. Masahito Ishikawa and Katsutoshi Hori "Complete genome sequence of the highly adhesive bacterium Acinetobacter sp. strain Tol 5", Microbiol Resour Anounc, 10, e00567-21 (2021)

  4. Masahito Ishikawa, Takaaki Kojima, and Katsutoshi Hori “Development of a biocontained toluene-degrading bacterium for environmental protection”, Microbiol Spectr, e0025921 (2021)

  5. Masahiro Kaneko, Masahito Ishikawa, Shuji Nakanishi,  and Kazuhiko Ishihara “Anticancer activity of cell-penetrating redox phospholipid polymers”, ACS Macro Lett, 10, 926-932 (2021)

  6. Yan-yu Chen,† Yuki Soma,† Masahito Ishikawa,† Masatomo Takahashi, Yoshihiro Izumi, Takeshi Bamba, and Katsutoshi Hori “Metabolic alteration of Methylococcus capsulatus str. Bath during a microbial gas-phase reaction” Bioresour Technol, 330, pp.125002, (2021) †Authors equally contributed to this work.

  7. Hidehiro Ito, Kosei Yoshinori, Masahito Ishikawa, Katsutoshi Hori, and Toshiaki Kamachi “Switching between methanol accumulation and cell growth by expression control of methanol dehydrogenase in Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b mutant” Front Microbiol, 12, pp.600, (2021)

  8. Sota Aoki, Shogo Yoshimoto, Masahito Ishikawa, Dirk Linke, Andrei Lupas, and Katsutoshi Hori “Native display of a huge homotrimeric protein fiber on the cell surface after precise domain deletion” J Biosci Bioeng, 129, 412-417 (2020)

  9. Atsushi Usami, Masahito Ishikawa, and Katsutoshi Hori “Gas-phase bioproduction of a high-value-added monoterpenoid (E)-geranic acid by metabolically engineered Acinetobacter sp. Tol 5”, Green Chem, 22, 1258-1268 (2020)

  10. Yan-Yu Chen, Masahito Ishikawa, Risa Suzuki, Hidehiro Ito, Toshiaki Kamachi, and Katsutoshi Hori “Evaluation of methane degradation performance in microbial gas-phase reactions using effectively immobilized methanotrophs” Biochem Eng J, 154, 107441- (2020)

  11. Masahito Ishikawa,* Kazuki Kawai, Masahiro Kaneko, Kenya Tanaka, Shuji Nakanishi, and Katsutoshi Hori* “Extracellular electron transfer mediated by a cytocompatible redox polymer to study the crosstalk among the mammalian circadian clock, cellular metabolism, and cellular redox state” RSC Advances, 10(3), 1648-1657 (2020)

  12. Masahiro Kaneko,† Masahito Ishikawa,† Kazuhiko Ishihara, and Shuji Nakanishi “Cell-membrane permeable redox phospholipid polymers induce apoptosis in MDA-MB-231 human breast cancer cells” Biomacromolecules, 20, 4447-4456 (2019) †Both authors equally contributed to this work.

  13. Kosaku Noba,† Masahito Ishikawa,† Atsuko Uyeda, Takayoshi Watanabe Takahiro Hohsaka Shogo Yoshimoto, Tomoaki Matsuura,* and Katsutoshi Hori* “Bottom-up creation of an artificial cell covered with the adhesive bacterionanofiber protein AtaA”, J Am Chem Soc, 141, 19058-19066 (2019) †Both authors equally contributed to this work.

  14. Kenya Tanaka,† Masahito Ishikawa,† Masahiro Kaneko, Kazuhide Kamiya, Souichiro Kato, Shuji Nakanishi “The endogenous redox rhythm is controlled by a central circadian oscillator in cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus PCC7942” Photosynth Res, 142, 203-210 (2019) †Both authors equally contributed to this work.

  15. Marko Weidensdorfer, Masahito Ishikawa, Katsutoshi Hori, Dirk Linke, Bardya Djahanschiri, Ruben Iruegas, Ingo Ebersberger Icon, Sara Riedel-Christ, Giulia Enders, Laura Leukert, Peter Kraiczy, Florian Rothweiler, Jindrich Cinatl, Jürgen Berger, Katharina Hipp, Volkhard A. J. Kempf, and Stephan Göttig “The Acinetobacter trimeric autotransporter adhesin Ata controls key virulence traits of Acinetobacter baumannii”, Virulence, 68-81, (2019)

  16. Kenya Tanaka, Sho Yokoe, Kensuke Igarashi, Motoko Takashino, Masahito IshikawaKatsutoshi Hori, Shuji Nakanishi, and Souichiro Kato “Extracellular electron transfer via outer membrane cytochromes in a methanotrophic bacterium Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath)” Frontiers in Microbiology, 9 2905, (2018)

  17. Masahito Ishikawa, Sho Yokoe, Souichiro Kato, and Katsutoshi Hori “Efficient counterselection for Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath) using a mutated pheS gene”, Appl Environ Microbiol., 84, e01875-18, (2018)

  18. Atsushi Usami, Masahito Ishikawa, and Katsutoshi Hori “Heterologous expression of geraniol dehydrogenase for identifying the metabolic pathways involved in the biotransformation of citral by Acinetobacter sp. Tol 5” Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. (Selected as the front cover image, 82 1-9, (2018)

  19. Masahito Ishikawa, Yuya Tanaka, Risa Suzuki, Kota Kimura, Kenya Tanaka, Kazuhide Kamiya, Hidehiro Ito, Souichiro Kato, Toshiaki Kamachi, Katsutoshi Hori, and Shuji Nakanishi, “Real-time monitoring of intracellular redox changes in Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath) for efficient bioconversion of methane to methanol” Bioresour. Technol., 241, 1157-1161, (2017)

  20. Kenya Tanaka, Masahiro Kaneko, Masahito Ishikawa, Souichiro Kato, Hidehiro Ito, Toshiaki Kamachi, Kazuhide Kamiya, and Shuji Nakanishi “Specific interaction between redox phospholipid polymers and plastoquinone in photosynthetic electron transport chain” ChemPhysChem, 18, 878-881, (2017)

  21. Masahiro Kaneko*, Masahito Ishikawa*, Kazuhito Hashimoto, and Shuji Nakanishi “Molecular design of cytocompatible amphiphilic redox-active polymers for efficient extracellular electron transfer” Bioelectrochmistry, 114, 8-12, (2017). *Both authors equally contributed to this work.

  22. Masahiro Kaneko, Masahito Ishikawa, Jieun Song, Souichiro Kato, Kazuhito Hashimoto, and Shuji Nakanishi “Cathodic supply of electrons to living microbial cells via cytocompatible redox-active polymers” Electrochm commun, 75, 17-20, (2017).

  23. Masahito Ishikawa, Shogo Yoshimoto, Ayumi Hayashi, Junichi Kanie, and Katsutoshi Hori “Discovery of a novel periplasmic protein that forms a complex with a trimeric autotransporter adhesin and peptidoglycan” Mol. Microbiol., 101, 394-410, (2016).

  24. Katsutoshi Hori, Yuki Ohara, Masahito Ishikawa, and Hajime Nakatani. “Effectiveness of direct immobilization of bacterial cells onto material surfaces using the bacterionanofiber protein AtaA” Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 99, 5025-5032, (2015).

  25. Masahito Ishikawa, Kazuki Shigemori, and Katsutoshi Hori “Application of the adhesive bacterionanofiber AtaA to a novel microbial immobilization method for the production of indigo as a model chemical” Biotechnol Bioeng (Spotlighted paper), 111, 16-24, (2014).

  26. Huan Liu, Masahito Ishikawa, Shoichi Matsuda, Kazuhito Hashimoto, Katsutoshi Hori, and Shuji Nakanishi “Extracellular electron transfer of the highly-adhesive and metabolically versatile bacteria Acinetobacter sp. strain Tol 5”, ChemPhysChem, 14, 2407-2412, (2013).

  27. Masahito Ishikawa and Katsutoshi Hori “A new simple method for introducing an unmarked mutation into a large gene of non-competent Gram-negative bacteria by FLP/FRT recombination”, BMC Microbiol., (Highly accessed) 13:86, (2013).

  28. Masahito Ishikawa, Hajime Nakatani, and Katsutoshi Hori “AtaA, a new member of the trimeric autotransporter adhesins mediating high adhesiveness to various surfaces from Acinetobacter sp. Tol 5”, PLoS ONE, e48830, (2012).

  29. Masahito Ishikawa, Kazuki Shigemori, Atsuo Suzuki, and Katsutoshi Hori “Evaluation of adhesiveness of Acinetobacter sp. Tol 5 to abiotic surfaces”, J Biosci Bioeng, (第21回生物工学会論文賞) 113, 719-725 (2012).

  30. Katsutoshi Hori, Masahito Ishikawa, Mariko Yamada, Aisuke Higuchi, Yu Ishikawa, and Hironori Ebi “Production of peritrichate bacterionanofibers and their proteinaceous components by Acinetobacter sp. Tol 5 cells affected by growth substrates”, J Biosci Bioeng, 111, 31-36 (2011).


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