Graduate School of Global Food Resources Hokkaido University



Teruo SONE

Applied Microbiology
in charge

Production in Global Food Resources
Bio-production and Technology
Special Lecture in Global Food Resources
GMO, Food and Agriculture
Special Topics in Global Food Resources
Viticulture, Enology and Wine Marketing
Wandervogel Study in Global Food Resources II
Preparations and Analyses for Wandervogel Study Trip II
Wandervogel Study in Global Food Resources IV
Preparations and Analyses for Wandervogel Study Trip IV
Wandervogel Research Internship in Global Food Resources V
Seminar in Global Food Resources I
Seminar in Global Food Resources II
Dissertation Research in Global Food Resources I

Selected research publications

1. Solution structure of an avirulence protein, AVR-Pia, from Magnaporthe oryzae.

2. Structural characterization reveals the keratinolytic activity of an Arthrobacter nicotinovorans protease.

3. Heterologous production, purification, and immunodetection of Magnaporthe oryzae avirulence protein AVR-Pia.

4. Nonomuraea sp. ID06-A0189 inulin fructotransferase (DFA III-forming) gene: gene cloning, characterization and conservation among other Nonomuraea species.

5. Draft genome sequence of a methanol utilizer Methylophilus sp. strain OH31, isolated from a pond sediment in Hokkaido, Japan.

6. Characterization of multi-antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli isolated from beef cattle in Japan.

7. Draft genome sequence of Tomitella biformata AHU 1821T, isolated from a permafrost ice wedge in Alaska.

8. Comparison of yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) tuber to commercialized fructo oligosaccharides (FOS) in terms of physiology, fermentation products, and intestinal microbial communities in rats.

9. Biodesulfurization of dibenzothiophene and its derivatives using resting and immobilized cells of Sphingomonas subarctica T7b.

10. Raffinose production using α-galactosidase from Paraphaeosphaeria sp.

for examinees
Food resources problems cannot be resolved in laboratories alone. I hope you will have the courage to go out into the field.