JpGU Fellowship

Tairo Oshima


For outstanding and pioneering contribution to astrobiology, especially origins and evolution of life in space and extremophiles especially extreme thermophiles

A list of five major papers

1. How Nucleic Acids Cope with High Temperature
H. Trosjean and T. Oshima
Physiol. Biochem. Extremophiles, Ed. By C. Gerday and N. Glasdorff, ASM Press, Washington, D.C, (2007), pp. 39-56.

2. Prebiotic Origin of Glycolytic Metabolism: Histidine and Cysteine can Produce Acetyl CoA from Glucose via Reactions Homologous to Non-phosphorylated Entner-Doudoroff Pathway
M. Shimizu, A. Yamagishi, K. Kinoshita, Y. Shida and T. Oshima
J. Biochem., 144, 383-388 (2008).

3. Calditerricola satsumensis gen. nov., sp. Nov. and Calditerricola yamamurae sp. Nov., Extreme Thermophiles Isolated from a Hgh-Temperature Compost
T. Moriya, T. Hikota, I. Yumoto, T. Ito, Y. Terui, A. Yamagishi and T. Oshima
Int. J. System. Evol. Microbiol., 61, 631-636 (2011).

4. Imaging Live Cell in Micro-liquid Enclosure by X-ray Laser Diffraction
T. Kimura, Y. Joti, A. Shibuya, C. Song, S. Kim, K. Tono, M. Yabashi, M. Tamakoshi, T. Moriya, T. Oshima, T. Ishikawa, Y. Bessho and Y. Nishino
Nat. Commun., 5, 3052 (2015).


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