Nobuhiko SAKURAI

Nobuhiko SAKURAI

Associate Professor, Doctor of Science
E-mail: sakurai
TEL: +81-52-872-5189
FAX: +81-52-872-5857
Research Course: Biological Science
URL http://www.nsc.nagoya-cu.ac.jp/~sakurai/  
Specialties Bioinorganic Chemistry
Keywords nitric oxide reductase, FNR like protein, molecular evolution, metalloprotein, hallophilic denitrifying bacteria
Current Research (1) Structure-Activity Relationships of Nitric Oxide Reductase

(2) Reconstruction of Respiratory Supercomplex for Denitrifying Bacteria under Various Conditions
Selected Papers Heterologous expressions of Halomonas halodenitrificans nitric oxide reductase and its N-terminally truncated NorC subunit in Escherichia coli, J. Inorg. Biochem, Vol.169, pp.61-67 (2016).

Preliminary characterization of FNR-family NarS protein from the denitrifying bacterium Halomonas halodenitrificans, Annual Review (Grad. Sch. of Nat. Sci., Nagoya City University), Vol.20, pp.55-62 (2015).

Tandem and single genes of three membrane-bound nitrate transporters in the nar gene cluster of the moderately halophilic denitrifier, Halomonas halodenitrificans, DNA Sequence, 17, 363-369 (2006).

Diverse NO reduction by Halomonas halodenitrificans nitric oxide reductase, Biochem. Biophys Res. Commun., 333, 483-487 (2005).

The Reversible Change in the Redox State of Type I Cu in Myrothecium verrucaria Bilirubin Oxidase Depending on pH, Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 68, 1998-2000 (2004).

Type III Cu Mutants of Myrothecium verrucaria Bilirubin Oxidase, J. Biochem., Vol.133, pp.767-772 (2003).