Since 2012

* corresponding author(s), names of students and staffs of our lab are underlined.

Research articles

FY 2021

FY 2020

FY 2019

FY 2018

FY 2017

  • Maejima Y, Kushimoto K, Muraguchi Y, Fukuda K, Miura T, Yamazoe A, Kimbara K, Shintani M*.  “Proteobacteria and Bacteroidetes are major phyla of filterable bacteria passing through 0.22 μm pore size membrane filter, in Lake Sanaru, Hamamatsu, Japan”, 2018. Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry. 82(7):1260-1263.
  • Masuda S, Suzuki Y, Fujitani Y, Mitsui R, Nakagawa T, Shintani M, Tani A*. 2018. “Lanthanide-dependent regulation of methylotrophy in Methylobacterium aquaticum strain 22A”, mSphere. 3(1). pii: e00462-17. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00462-17.
  • Sakuda A, Suzuki-Minakuchi C, Matsui K, Takahashi Y, Okada K, Yamane H, Shintani M*, Nojiri H*. 2018. “Divalent cations increase the conjugation efficiency of the incompatibility P-7 group plasmid pCAR1 among different Pseudomonas hosts”, Microbiology. 164:20-27. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000583.
  • Nakazawa S, Haramiishi A, Fukuda K, Kanayama Y, Watanabe T, Yuki M, Ohkuma M, Takeda K, Kimbara K, Shintani M*. 2017.  “Different transferability of incompatibility (Inc) P-7 plasmid pCAR1 and IncP-1 plasmid pBP136 in stirring liquid conditions”, PLoS One. 12(10):e0186248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186248. eCollection 2017. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2018 Jan 11;13(1):e0191393.
  • Wanapaisan P, Laothamteep N, Vejarano F, Chakraborty J, Shintani M, Muangchinda C, Morita T, Suzuki-Minakuchi C, Inoue K, Nojiri H*, Pinyakong O*. 2018. “Synergistic degradation of pyrene by five culturable bacteria in a mangrove sediment-derived bacterial consortium”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 342:561-570. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.08.062.

FY 2016

  • Tashiro Y, Hasegawa Y, Shintani M, Takaki K, Ohkuma M, Kimbara K, Futamata H. 2017. “Interaction of bacterial membrane vesicles with specific species and their potential for delivery to target cells”, Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:571. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00571. eCollection 2017.
  • Shintani M. 2017. “The behavior of mobile genetic elements (MGEs) in different environments”, Bioscience, Biotechnology, Biochemisty. 81(5):854-862. doi: 10.1080/09168451.2016.1270743.
  • Muraguchi Y, Kushimoto K, Ohtsubo Y, Suzuki T, Dohra H, Kimbara K, Shintani
    M. 2016. “Complete genome sequence of Algoriphagus sp. strain M8-2, isolated from a brackish lake”, Genome Announcement 4(3) pii: e00347-16. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00347-16.

FY 2015

  • Yanagida K, Sakuda A, Suzuki-Minakuchi C, Shintani M, Matsui K, Okada K
    Nojiri H*. 2016. “Comparisons of the transferability of plasmids pCAR1, pB10, R388, and NAH7 among Pseudomonas putida at different cell densities”,
    Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry, 80(5):1020-3. doi: 10.1080/09168451.2015.1127131.
  • Yun C-S#, Takahashi Y#, Shintani M*, Takeda T, Suzuki-Minakuchi C, Okada
    K, Yamane H, Nojiri H*. (#contributed equally to this work), 2016.
    “MvaT family proteins encoded on IncP-7 plasmid pCAR1 and the host chromosome
    regulate host transcriptome cooperatively but differently”,
    Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 82(3)832-842. doi:10.1128/AEM.03071-15
  • Suzuki S#, Shintani M#, Sanchez ZK, Kimura K, Numata M, Yamazoe A, Kimbara
    K*. (#contributed equally to this work), 2015. “Effects of phosphate addition on methane fermentation in the batch and upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) reactors”, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 99(24):10457-10466. doi:10.1007/s00253-015-6942-1
  • Tani A, Ogura Y, Hayashi T, Kimbara K*. 2015. “Complete genome sequence of Methylobacterium aquaticum strain 22A, isolated from Racomitrium japonicum moss”, Genome Announcement, 3(2). pii: e00266-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00266-15.
  • Tani A, Sahin N, Fujitani Y, Kato A, Sato K, Kimbara K*. 2015.
    “Methylobacterium species promoting rice and barley growth and interaction
    specificity revealed with whole-cell matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization-time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF/MS) analysis”, PLoS One. 10(6):e0129509. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129509.
  • Tani A, Ogura Y, Hayashi T, Kimbara K*. 2015. “Bacterial-biota dynamics of eight bryophyte species from different ecosystems”, Saudi J Biol Sci. 2015 Mar;22(2):204-10. doi: 10.1016/j.sjbs.2014.07.009.
  • Yuki M, Kuwahara H, Shintani M, Izawa K, Sato T, Starns D, Hongoh Y, Ohkuma
    M*. 2015. “Dominant ectosymbiotic bacteria of cellulolytic protists in the termite
    gut also have the potential to digest lignocellulose”, Environmental Microbiology, 2015 Jun 16. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12945.

FY 2014

  • Suzuki-Minakuchi C, Hirotani R, Shintani M, Takeda T, Takahashi Y, Matsui
    K, Vasileva D, Yun CS, Okada K, Yamane H, Nojiri H. 2015.
    Effects of three different nucleoid-associated proteins encoded on the
    IncP-7 plasmid pCAR1 on the host Pseudomonas putida KT2440.
    Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81(8): 2869-2880.
  • Takahashi Y*, Shintani M*, Takase N, Kazo Y, Kawamura F, Hara H, Nishida
    H, Okada K, Yamane H, Nojiri H. (contributed equally to this work), 2015.
    Modulation of primary cell function of host Pseudomonas bacteria by the
    conjugative plasmid pCAR1.
    Environmental Microbiology, 17(1):134-155. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12515
  • Fukuda K, Hosoyama A, Tsuchikane K, Ohji S, Yamazoe A, Fujita N, Shintani
    M, Kimbara K. 2014.
    Complete genome sequence of polychlorinated biphenyl degrader Comamonas testosteroni TK102 (NBRC 109938).
    Genome Announcement, 2(5). doi:10.1128/genomeA.00865-14.

FY 2013

  • Shintani M, Ohtsubo Y, Fukuda K, Hosoyama A, Ohji S, Yamazoe A, Fujita
    N, Nagata Y, Tsuda M, Hatta T, Kimbara K. 2014.
    Complete genome sequence of the thermophilic PCB degrader Geobacillus sp. JF8 (NBRC 109937)
    Genome Announcement, 2(1): doi:10.1128/genomeA.01213-13
  • Shintani M, Matsui K, Inoue JI, Hosoyama A, Ohji S, Yamazoe A, Nojiri H,
    Kimbara K, Ohkuma M. 2014.
    Single-cell analyses revealed transfer ranges of IncP-1, IncP-7, and IncP-9
    plasmids in a soil bacterial community.
    Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 80(1): 138-145.
  • Shintani M, Hosoyama A, Ohji S, Tsuchikane K, Takarada H, Yamazoe A, Fujita
    N, Nojiri H. 2013.
    Complete genome sequence of the carbazole degrader Pseudomonas resinovorans strain CA10 (NBRC 106553).
    Genome Announcement, 1(4): doi:10.1128/genomeA.00488-13.

FY 2012

  • Sanchez Z, Tani A, Kimbara K. 2013.
    Extensive reduction in cell viability and enhanced matrix production in
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1 flow biofilms treated with D-amino acid mixture.
    Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79(4): 1396-1399.
  • Sanchez Z, Tani A, Suzuki N, Kariyama R, Kumon H, Kimbara K. 2013.
    Assessment of change in biofilm architecture by nutrient concentration
    using a multichannel microdevice flow system.
    Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, 115(3): 326-331.
  • Miyakoshi M, Shintani M, Inoue K, Terabayashi T, Sai F, Ohkuma M, Nojiri
    H, Nagata Y, Tsuda M. 2012.
    ParI, an orphan ParA family protein from Pseudomonas putida KT2440-specific genomic island, interferes with the partition system of
    IncP-7 plasmids.
    Environmental Microbiology, 14(11): 2946-2959.
  • Tani A, Sahin N, Matsuyama Y, Enomoto T, Nishimura N, Yokota A, Kimbara
    K. 2012.
    High-throughput identification and screening of novel Methylobacterium species using whole-cell MALDI-TOF/MS analysis.
    PLoS One, 7(3): e33800.
  • Tani A, Takai Y, Suzukawa I, Akita M, Murase H, Kimbara K. 2012.
    Practical application of methanol-mediated mutualistic symbiosis between Methylobacterium species and a roof greening moss, Racomitrium japonicum.
    PLoS One, 2012;7(3):e33800.

Reviews and books

    • Shintani M*, Suzuki H* (2019) “Plasmids and their hosts”, In “DNA Traffic in the Environment” (eds. Nishida H, and OshimaT) Springer, in press.
    • Yano H*, Shintani M, Tomita M, Suzuki H*, Oshima T (2019) “Reconsidering plasmid maintenance factors for computational plasmid design.” Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal, 17:70-81. doi: 10.1016/j.csbj.2018.12.001. (review)
    • 新谷政己「Q98.土壌細菌や昆虫体内の腸内細菌の解析とソーティングについて教えてください」,実験医学別冊『ラボ必携 フローサイトメトリーQ&A』,羊土社,戸村道夫 編. 2017
    • 新谷政己* 「耐性菌と耐性獲得機構」,『食と微生物の辞典』,朝倉書店,北本勝ひこ ,春田伸,丸山潤一,後藤慶一,尾花望         ,斉藤勝晴 編,4-28. 2017.
    • 新谷政己
      バイオサイエンスとインダストリー 74(3) 212-216.
    • Shintani M, Suuki-Minakuchi C, Nojiri H. 2015.
      Nucleoid-associated proteins encoded on plasmids: Occurrence and mode of
      Plasmid, 80:32-44. pii: S0147-619X(15)00041-4. doi: 10.1016/j.plasmid.2015.04.008.
    • 新谷政己,金原和秀.2015.
    • Shintani M, Sanchez Z, Kimbara K. 2015.
      Genomics of microbial plasmids: classification and identification based
      on replication and transfer systems and host taxonomy.
      Frontiers in Microbiology, 6:242, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00242.
    • 加藤純一,金原和秀,佐々木健,中村雅哉,中島田豊,平井浩文,大塚祐一郎,新谷政己.2014.
      生物工学会誌,92(6): 287-290.
    • 新谷政己,松井一泰,金原和秀,野尻秀昭.2013.
    • 松井一泰,新谷政己,山根久和,野尻秀昭. 2011.
    • Shintani M, Takahashi Y, Yamane H, Nojiri H. 2010.
      The behavior and significance of degradative plasmids belonging to Inc
      groups in Pseudomonas within natural environments and microcosms.
      Microbes and Environments, 25(4):253-265.
    • 金原和秀,公文裕巳.2010.
      水環境学会誌、33: 100-105.
    • 新谷政己, 野尻秀昭.2009.
      生物工学会誌,87(9): 431-433.
    • 野尻秀昭, 高橋裕里香, 新谷政己.2009.
      バイオサイエンスとインダストリー,67: 59-64.
    • 高橋裕里香, 新谷政己, 山根久和,野尻秀昭.2008.
      環境バイオテクノロジー学会誌,8(2): 89-94.
    • 金原和秀,飯島想,下村有美,谷明生,2008.
      環境バイオテクノロジー学会誌 8(2): 81-87.
    • 金原和秀,2007.
      化学と生物,45(12): 869-875.
    • 野尻秀昭, 宮腰昌利, 新谷政己, 西田洋巳. 2007.
      プラスミドは環境中でどのように振る舞うのか :
      化学と生物,45(9): 635-643.
    • Kimbara, K. 2005.
      Recent developments in the study of microbial aerobic degradation of polychlorinated
      Microbes and Environments, 20(3), 127-134.
    • Nojiri H, Shintani M, Omori T. 2004.
      Divergence of mobile genetic elements involved in the distribution of xenobiotic-catabolic
      Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 64(2):154-174.
    • 金原和秀,潮木知良,京谷隆,志村稔,早川敏雄.2004.


    • 新谷政己,2016.
      朝倉書店,北本勝ひこ ら編,4-28.
    • 新谷政己,2015.
      シーエムシー出版,大熊盛也,野田悟子 監修,第22章(pp. 207-217)
    • Shintani M, Kimbara K. 2014.
      Genomic features and genome-wide analyses of dioxin-like compound-degraders.
      In “Manual of Environmental Microbiology, 4th edition” (ed. C.
      Nakatsu), ASM press, in press.
    • Shintani M, Takahashi, Y, Nojiri H. 2014.
      Conjugative element, a host chromosomal function modifier.
      In “Biodegradative Bacteria” (eds. H. Nojiri, M. Tsuda, M. Fukuda, and
      Y. Kamagata), Springer, pp 129-152.
    • Shintani M, Nojiri H. 2013.
      Mobile genetic elements (MGEs) carrying catabolic genes.
      In “Management of Microbial Resources in the Environment” (eds.
      A. Malik, E. Grohmann, M. Alves), Springer, pp 167-214.
    • Nojiri H, Sota M, Shintani M. 2009.
      Catabolic plasmids involved in the degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
      and heteroaromatic compounds.
      In “Microbiology Monographs: Microbial Megaplasmids” (ed. E. Schwartz), Springer,
      11: 55-90.