Achievements

Original Articles

2021

*Koga R, *Tanahashi M, Nikoh N, Hosokawa T, Meng XY, Moriyama M, Fukatsu T (2021) Host’s guardian protein counters degenerative symbiont evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 118 (25): e2103957118. (* Equal contributions)

*Nishino T, *Hosokawa T, Meng XY, Koga R, Moriyama M, Fukatsu T (2021) Environmental acquisition of gut symbiotic bacteria in the saw-toothed stinkbug Megymenum gracilicorne (Hemiptera: Pentatomoidea: Dinidoridae). Zoological Science 38 (3): 213-222. (*Equal contributions)

Kiefer JST, Batsukh S, Bauer E, Hirota B, Weiss B, Wierz JC, Fukatsu T, Kaltenpoth M, Engl T (2021) Inhibition of a nutritional endosymbiont by glyphosate abolishes mutualistic benefit on cuticle synthesis in Oryzaephilus surinamensis. Communications Biology 4: 554.

Fukatsu T (2021) The long and winding road for symbiont and yolk protein to host oocyte. mBio 12(1): e02997-20.

Nishide Y, Kageyama D, Tanaka Y, Yokoi K, Jouraku A, Futahashi R, Fukatsu T (2021)
Effectiveness of orally-delivered double-stranded RNA on gene silencing in the stinkbug Plautia stali. PLoS One 16(1): e0245081.

2020

Maeda T, Iwasawa J, Kotani H, Sakata N, Kawada M, Horinouchi T, Sakai A, Tanabe K, Furusawa C (2020) High-throughput laboratory evolution reveals evolutionary constraints in Escherichia coli. Nature Communications 11: 5970.

Hirota B, Meng XY, Fukatsu T (2020) Bacteriome-associated endosymbiotic bacteria of Nosodendron tree sap beetles (Coleoptera: Nosodendridae). Frontiers in Microbiology 11: 588841.

Nikoh N., Tsuchida T., Koga R., Oshima K., Hattori M., Fukatsu T (2020) Genome analysis of "Candidatus Regiella insecticola" strain TUt, facultative bacterial symbiont of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. Microbiology Resource Announcements 9: e00598-20.

Caballero-Flores G, Pickard JM, Fukuda S, Inohara N, Núñez G (2020) An enteric pathogen subverts colonization resistance by evading competition for amino acids in the gut. Cell Host & Microbe 28(4): 526-533.

Nakamura A, Yokoyama Y, Tanaka K, Benegiamo G, Hirayama A, Zhu Q, Kitamura N, Sugizaki T, Morimoto K, Itoh H, Fukuda S, Auwerx J, Tsubota K, Watanabe M (2020) Asperuloside improves obesity and type 2 diabetes through modulation of gut microbiota and metabolic signaling. iScience 23(9): 101522.

Mishima E, Ichijo M, Kawabe T, Kikuchi K, Akiyama Y, Toyohara T, Suzuki T, Suzuki C, Asao A, Ishii N, Fukuda S, Abe T (2020) Germ-free conditions modulate host purine metabolism, exacerbating adenine-induced kidney damage. Toxins 12(9): E547.

Yang J, Yang Y, Ishii M, Nagata M, Aw W, Obana N, Tomita M, Nomura N, Fukuda S (2020) Does the gut microbiota modulate host physiology through polymicrobial biofilms? Microbes and Environment 35(3): ME20037.

Salem H, Kirsch R, Pauchet Y, Berasategui A, Fukumori K, Moriyama M, Cripps M, Windsor D, Fukatsu T, Gerardo NM (2020) Symbiont digestive range reflects host plant breadth in herbivorous beetles. Current Biology 30(15): 2875-2886.

Toju H, Abe MS, Ishii C, Hori Y, Fujita H, Fukuda S (2020) Scoring species for synthetic community design: network analyses of functional core microbiomes. Frontiers in Microbiology 11: 1361.

Tsukimi T, Watabe T, Tanaka K, Sato MP, Suzuki H, Tomita M, Fukuda S (2020) Draft genome sequences of Bifidobacterium animalis consecutively isolated from healthy Japanese individuals. Journal of Genomics 8: 37-42.

Erawijantari PP, Mizutani S, Shiroma H, Shiba S, Nakajima T, Sakamoto T, Saito Y, Fukuda S, Yachida S, Yamada T (2020) Influence of gastrectomy for gastric cancer treatment on faecal microbiome and metabolome profiles. Gut 69(8): 1404-1415.

Jangid A, Fukuda S, Seki M, Horiuchi T, Suzuki Y, Taylor TD, Ohno H, Prakash T (2020) Association of colitis with gut-microbiota dysbiosis in clathrin adapter AP-1B knockout mice. PLoS One 15(3): e0228358.

Nagao-Kitamoto H, Leslie JL, Kitamoto S, Jin C, Thomsson KA, Gillilland MG 3rd, Kuffa P, Goto Y, Jenq RR, Ishii C, Hirayama A, Seekatz AM, Martens EC, Eaton KA, Kao JY, Fukuda S, Higgins PDR, Karlsson NG, Young VB, Kamada N (2020) Interleukin-22-mediated host glycosylation prevents Clostridioides difficile infection by modulating the metabolic activity of the gut microbiota. Nature Medicine 26(4): 608–617.

Kitamoto S, Alteri CJ, Rodrigues M, Nagao-Kitamoto H, Sugihara K, Himpsl SD, Bazzi M, Miyoshi M, Nishioka T, Hayashi A, Morhardt TL, Kuffa P, Grasberger H, El-Zaatari M, Bishu S, Ishii C, Hirayama A, Eaton KA, Dogan B, Simpson KW, Inohara N, Mobley HLT, Kao JY, Fukuda S, Barnich N, Kamada N (2020) Dietary L-serine confers a competitive fitness advantage to Enterobacteriaceae in the inflamed gut. Nature Microbiology 5(1): 116–125.

2019

Yang J, Tsukimi T, Yoshikawa M, Suzuki K, Takeda T, Tomita M, Fukuda S (2019) Cutibacterium acnes (Propionibacterium acnes) 16S rRNA genotyping of microbial samples from possessions contributes to owner identification. mSystems 4(6): e00594-19.

Reviews and Books

2020

Anbutsu H, Fukatsu T (2020) Symbiosis for insect cuticle formation. In "Cellular Dialogues in the Holobiont" Edited by T. C. G. Bosch and M. G. Hadfield; Chapter 12, pp. 201-216, CRC Press, Boca Raton.

Horinouchi T, Furusawa C (2020) Understanding metabolic adaptation by using bacterial laboratory evolution and trans-omics analysis. Biophysical Reviews 12: 677-682.

Furusawa C, Irie N (2020) Toward understanding of evolutionary constraints: experimental and theoretical approaches. Biophysical Reviews 12: 1155–1161.