KUWANA Ritsuko (KUWANA Ritsuko)


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Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • Hokkaido University  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science  Graduated 

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • Nara Institute of Science and Technology  Graduate School, Division of Biological Science  Master's Course  Completed

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Nara Institute of Science and Technology -  Doctor of Biological Sciences

Academic Society Affiliations 【 display / non-display

  • The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan
  • The Molecular Biology Society of Japan
  • Japan Society for Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Agrochemistry
  • The Society for Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents, Japan

Research field 【 display / non-display

  • Bacteriology (including mycology)

  • Molecular biology

  • Genetics/Chromosome dynamics (Molecular Biology)

  • Biological pharmacy

  • Cell biology

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Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • Proteome analysis on B.subtilis spore

    Gene Science Research 

    Classification of research:Collaboration in Organization 

    Project Year:2000


Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Development of a Novel Scanning Thermal Microscopy (SThM) Method to Measure the Thermal Conductivity of Biological Cells

    Nakanishi K., Kuwana R., et al.

    Biocontrol Science22   175 - 200   2017.05

    Joint Work

    Research paper (scientific journal)

  • The transcriptional profile during deoxycholate-induced sporulation in a Clostridium perfringens isolate from foodborne illness.

    Yasugi M., Okuzaki D., Kuwana R., Takamatsu H., Fujita M., Sarker MR., Miyake M.

    Appl Environ Microbiol.82 ( 10 ) 2929 - 2942   2016.03

    Joint Work

    Research paper (scientific journal)

  • Development in Nano-research Technology : New Rapid Evaluation Method for Heat Resistance of Microorganisms with a Scanning Probe Microscope.

    Nakanishi K., Kogure R., Kuwana R., Takamatsu H.

    Journal of Antibacterial and Antifungal Agents44 ( 3 ) 125 - 129   2016.03

    Joint Work

    Research paper (scientific journal)

  • The Heat Resistance of Microbial Cells Represented by D Values Can be Estimated by the Transition Temperature and the Coefficient of Linear Expansion.

    Nakanishi K, Kuwana R, et al

    20   291 - 295   2015.09

    Joint Work

    Research paper (scientific journal)

  • Morphological and genetic characterization of group I Clostridium botulinum type B strain 111 and the transcriptional regulator spoIIID gene knockout mutant in sporulation.

    Hosomi K, Kuwana R, et al

    Anaerobe33   55 - 63   2015.06

    Joint Work

    Research paper (scientific journal)

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Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Studies on a heat stable beta-lactamase, which is secreated by Bacillus cereus, inactivates penem antibiotics

    8th congress of European Microbiologists FEMS2019  SEC Centre, Glasgow, Scotland  International conference  Poster (general) 


  • Analysis on the structural change of DNA binding proteins and nucleoid during the germination of Bacillus subtilis spores

    Internal meeting  Oral Presentation(general) 


  • Deoxycholate-induced sporulation by facilitating Spo0A phosphorylation in Clostridium perfringens

    10th International Conference on the Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of the Clostridia  Ann Abor Michigan  International conference  Oral Presentation(general) 


  • Identification of a heat stable beta-lactamase, which is produce by Bacillus cereus, inactivates the meropenem

    FEMS 2017 7th Congress of European Microbiologists  Valencia, Spain  International conference  Poster (general) 


  • 加熱損傷した枯草菌の細胞構造解析

    日本薬学会 微生物シンポジウム  Oral Presentation(general) 


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