Kagawa Nutrition University
Shinji Takahashi, Ph.D., Professor
Youko Aoyagi, Ph.D., Lecturer
Laboratory Medicine


Adderson EE, Takahashi S, Wang Y, Armstrong J, Miller DV, Bohnsack JF. Subtractive hybridization identifies a novel predicted protein mediating epithelial cell invasion by virulent serotype III group B Streptococcus agalactiae. Infect Immun. 71, 6857-6863 (2003), (in English).

Jones N, Bohnsack J, Takahashi S, Oliver K, Chan M, Kunst F, Glaser P, Rusniok C, Crook D, Harding R, Bisharat N, Spratt B. Multilocus sequence typing system for group B streptococcus. J. Clin. Microbiol. 41, 2530-2536 (2003), (in English).

Takahashi, S., Detrick, S., Whiting, A., Blascheke-Bonkowksy, A., Aoyagi, Y., Adderson, E., and Bohnsack, J.: Correlation of phylogenetic lineages of group B streptococci, identified by analysis of restriction digest patterns of genomic DNA, with infB alleles and mobile genetic elements. J. Infect. Dis., 186, 1034-1038 (2002), (in English)

Bohnsack, J., Takahashi, S., Detrick, S., Pelinka, L., Hammitt, L., Aly, A., Whiting, and A., Adderson, E.: Phylogenetic classification of serotype III group B streptococci on the basis of hylB gene analysis and DNA sequences specific to restriction digest pattern type III-3. J. Infect. Dis., 183, 1694-1697 (2001), (in English)

Bohnsack, J., Takahashi, S., Hammitt, L., Miller, D., Aly, A., and Adderson, E.: Genetic polymorphisms of group B streptococcus scpB alter functional activity of a cell-associated peptidase that inactivates C5a. Infect Immun., 68, 5018-5025 (2000), (in English)

Takahashi, S., Aoyagi, Y., Adderson, E., Okuwaki, Y., and Bohnsack, J.: Capsular sialic acid limits C5a production on type III group B streptococci. Infect. Immun., 67, 1866-1870 (1999), (in English)

Takahashi, S., Adderson, E., Nagano, Y., Nagano, N., Briesacher, M., and Bohnsack, J.: Identification of a highly encapsulated, genetically related group of invasive type III group B streptococci. J. Infect. Dis., 177, 1116-1119 (1998), (in English)

Takahashi, S., Nagano, Y., Nagano, N., Hayashi, O., Taguchi, F., and Okuwaki, Y.: Role of C5a-ase in group B streptococcal resistance to opsonophagocytic killing. Infect. Immun., 63, 4764-4769 (1995), (in English)

Takahashi, S., Nagano, Y., Nagano, N., Fujita, K., Taguchi, F., and Okuwaki, Y.: Opsonisation of group B streptococci and restriction endonuclease digestion patterns of their chromosomal DNA. J. Med. Microbiol., 38, 191-196 (1993), (in English)

Adderson, E., Takahashi, S., and Bohnsack, J.: Bacterial genetics and human immunity to group B streptococci. Molecul. Genet. Metabol., 71, 451-454 (2000), (in English)

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