(2008-)
Mizuno K, Mizuno M, Yamauchi M, Takemura JA, Medrano-Romero V, Morikawa K.
Adjacent-Possible ecological niche: growth of Lactobacillus species co-cultured with Escherichia coli in a synthetic minimal medium.
Sci. Reports 7:12880 (2017)

Kihara T, Hiroe A, Ishii-Hyakutake M, Mizuno K, Tsuge T
Bacillus cereus-Type Polyhydroxyalkanoate Biosynthetic Gene Cluster Contains R-Specific Enoyl-CoA Hydratase Gene
Biosci. Biotech. Biochem. 81:1627-1635 (2017)

Salamanca-Cordona, L, Scheel RA, Mizuno K, Bergey NS, Stipanovic AJ, Matsumoto K, Taguchi S, Nomura CT.
Effect of acetate as a co-feedstock on the production of poly(lactate-co-3-hydroxyalkanoate) by pflA-deficient Escherichia coli RSC10.
J. Biosci. Bioeng. 123:547-554 (2017)

Mizuno K, Kihara T, Tsuge T, Lundgren B R, Sarwar Z, Pinto A, and Nomura C T.
Cloning and heterologous expression of a novel subgroup of class IV polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase genes from the genus Bacillus
Biosci. Biotech. Biochem. 81:194-196 (2017)

Harris J R, Lundgren B R, Grzeskowiak B R, Mizuno K, Nomura C T.
A rapid and efficient electroporation method for transformation of Halomonas sp. O-1
J. Microbiol. Meth. 129:127-132 (2016)

Jaffar N, Ishikawa Y, Mizuno K, Okinaga T, and Maeda T.
Mature Biofilm Degradation by Potential Probiotics: Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans versus Lactobacillus spp.
PLoS ONE, 11(7), e0159466. (2016)


Taguchi S, Ooi Toshihiko, Mizuno K, Matsusaki H
Advanced and needs for endotoxin-free production strains
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 99:9349-9360 (2015)

Ayaka Hiroe, Masaya Shiraishi, Kouhei Mizuno, and Takeharu Tsuge
Behavior of different polyhydroxyalkanoate synthases in response to the ethanol level in Escherichia coli cultures
Polymer Journal 47: 767-770 (2015)

Takeharu Tsuge, Manami Hyakutake, Kouhei Mizuno
Class IV polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) synthases and PHA-producing Bacillus
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 99:6231-6240 (2015)

Hyakutake M, Tomizawa S, Sugahara I, Murata E, Mizuno K, Abe H, Tsuge T
Carboxy-terminal modification of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) via alcoholysis reaction catalyzed by Class IV PHA synthase.
Polym. Degrad. Stab. 117:90-96 (2015).


木原崇博・柘植丈治・水野康平
グリセリン資化菌Halomonas sp. O-1のPHA合成遺伝子群の解析
北九州高専研究報告48: 75-78 (2015)

田中 優・水野康平
PHA (polyhydroxyalakanoate) 合成耐熱性Bacillus属の分離と解析
北九州高専研究報告48: 79-82 (2015)


Hyakutake M, Tomizawa S, Mizuno K, Hisano T, Abe H, Tsuge T.
A common active site of polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase fromBacillus cereus YB-4 is involved in polymerization and alcoholysis reactions.
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 99:4701-4711 (2015).

Mizuno K, Furukawa S, Usui Y., Ishiba M., Ogihara H., and Morinaga Y.
Fimbriae and lipopolysaccharides are necessary for co-aggregation between Lactobacilli and Escherichia coli.
Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 78:1626-1628 (2014).


Ilham M., Nakanomori S., Kihara T., Hokamura A., Matsusaki H., Tsuge T., and Mizuno K.
Characterization of Polyhydroxyalkanoate Synthases from Halomonas sp. O-1 and Halomonas elongata DSM 2581: Site-Directed Mutagenesis and Recombinant Expression.
Polym. Degrad. Stab. 109: 416-423 (2014).

Hyakutake M., Tomizawa S., Mizuno K., Abe H., and Tsuge T.
Alcoholytic Cleavage of Polyhydroxyalkanoate Chains by Class IV Synthases Induced by Endogenous and Exogenous Ethanol.
Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80(4):1421-1429 (2014).

臼井有美、水野康平
外膜構造から見た接着の役割とは? (解説)
乳酸菌学会誌 第24号、pp.43 (2013).


Morishita Y., Harada S., Mizuno K., Ando A., Hirata M., Tanaka K.
Genus-specific effects of nitrate on a sulfate-reducing bacterial community as revealed by dsrB-based DGGE analyses of wastewater reactors
Research Report of Kitakyushu National College of Technology vol.45, 69-72 Jan. (2012) (Japanese)

Tomizawa, S., Hyakutake, M., Saito, Y., Agus, J., Mizuno, K., Abe, H., Tsuge, T.
Molecular weight change of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) caused by the PhaC subunit of PHA synthase from Bacillus cereus YB-4 in recombinant Escherichia coli
Biomacromolecules 12: 2660–2666 (2011).

Hyakutake, M., Saito, Y., Tomizawa, S., Mizuno, K., and Tsuge, T.
Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) synthesis by class IV PHA synthases employing Ralstonia eutropha PHB-4 as a host strain.
Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 75:1615-1617 (2011).

Mizuno, K., Morishita, Y., Ando, A., Tsuchiya, N., Hirata, M., and Tanaka, K.
Genus-specific and phase-dependent effects of nitrate on a sulfate-reducing bacterial community as revealed by dsrB-based DGGE analyses of wastewater reactors.
Int. J. Microbiol. Biotech. 28:677-686 (2011).

Mizuno, K., Aya Ohta, Manami Hyakutake, Yousuke Ichinomiya, Takeharu Tsuge
Isolation of polyhydroxyalkanoate-producing bacteria from a polluted soil and characterization of the isolated strain Bacillus cereus YB-4.

Polym. Degrad. Stab. 95, 1335-1339 (2010).

Mizuno, K., Kazumasa Fukuda, Ayuko Fujii, Aiko Shiraishi, Koji Takahashi, and Hatsumi Taniguchi
Bacillus species predominated in an incineration ash layer at a landfill.
Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 72:531-539 (2008).