S33-01 : Bacterial chemotaxis as a strategy for survival in soil ecosystem

Kato Junichi1,Oku Shota1,Hida Akiko1,Tunchai Mattana1,Vangnai Alisa2,Tajima Takahisa1 1Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter, Hiroshima University, 2Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University There are two f
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S33-02 : BLUF: the highly conserved blue-light photoreceptor controlling a wide variety of physiological activities in microorganisms

Masuda Shinji1,2 1Center for Biological Resources & Informatics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2Earth-Life Science Institute, Tokyo Institute of Technology BLUF is a small (~15 kDa) flavin-binding domain that functions as a blue light-sensing module, and is widespread among the b
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S33-03 : Diversity and Evolution of Manetotactic Bacteria

Fukumori Yoshihiro1 1College of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University Magnetotactic bacteria (MTB) are ubiquitous Gram-negative bacteria and represent a morphologically, phylogenetically, and physiologically diverse group.  MTB have intracellular organelles which comprise nano-
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S33-04 : Bacterial Evolution in Environment via Plasmid Conjugation

Nojiri Hideaki1 1Biotechnology Research Center, The University of Tokyo It is well-known that conjugative plasmid is an important agent in rapid adaptation of bacterial strains to some kind of environmental condition. In such evolutional process, the modification of host cell physiolo
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S33-05 : The secret life of ICE in bacterial genome evolution and adaptation

Jan Roelof van der Meer1,François Delavat1,Ryo Miyazaki1,Nicolas Pradervand1,Friedrich Reinhard1,Sandra Sulser1,Noëmie Matthey1 1Department of Fundamental Microbiology, University of Lausanne Integrative and conjugative elements (or ICE) form an important new class of mobile DNA that
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S33-06 : Darwin’s Invertebrates: An Oasis for Ingested Anaerobes and a Source of Greenhouse Gases

Drake Harold L.1 1Department of Ecological Microbiology, University of Bayreuth Charles Darwin was fascinated by the capacity of earthworms to alter terrestrial habitats. However, Darwin was not aware that the impact of earthworms is due in part to their effect on the activities of in
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