Arfarita N, Djuhari D, Prasetya B, Imai T. The application of Trichoderma viride strain FRP 3 for biodegradation of glyphosate herbicide in contaminated land. Agrivita, 38: 275-281 (2016)

Bankeeree W, Prasongsuk S, Imai T, Lotrakul P, Punnapayak H. A novel xylan-polyvinyl alcohol hydrogel bead with laccase entrapment for decolorization of reactive black 5. Bioresources, 11: 6984-7000 (2016)

Chow MF, Shiah FK, Lai CC, Kuo HY, Wang KW, Lin CH, Chen TY, Kobayashi Y, Ko CY. Evaluation of surface water quality using multivariate statistical techniques: a case study of Fei-Tsui Reservoir basin, Taiwan. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75:1-15 (2016)

Dang T-LT, Imai T, Le TV, Vo HT, Higuchi T, Yamamoto K, Kanno A, Sekine M. Disinfection effect of pressurized carbon dioxide on Escherichia coli and Enterococcus sp. in seawater. Water Science & Technology: Water Supply, 16: 1735-1744 (2016)

Dang LTT, Imai T, Le TV, Nishihara S, Higuchi T, Nguyen MKD, Kanno A, Yamamoto K, Sekine M. Effects of pressure and pressure cycling on disinfection of Enterococcus sp. in seawater using pressurized carbon dioxide with different content rates: Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A, 51, 930-937 (2016)

Kobayashi Y, Kojima H, Itoh M, Okuda N, Fukui M, Shiah FK. Abundance of planktonic methane-oxidizing bacteria in a subtropical reservoir. Plankton & Benthos Research, 11(4):144-146 (2016)

Kouzui H, Tokikawa K, Satomi M, Negoro T, Shimabukuro K, Fujii K. Gilvimarinus japonicus sp. nov., a cellulolytic and agarolytic marine bacterium isolated from coastal debris. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol, 66: 5417-5423 (2016)

Kuroiwa T, Ohnuma M, Imoto Y, Misumi O, Nagata N, Miyakawa I, Fujishima M, Yagisawa F,  Kuroiwa, H. Genome Size of the Ultrasmall Unicellular Freshwater Green Alga, Medakamo hakoo 311, as Determined by Staining with 4′, 6-Diamidino-2-phenylindole after Microwave Oven Treatments: II. Comparison with Cyanidioschyzon merolae, Saccharomyces cerevisiae (n, 2n), and Chlorella variabilis. Cytologia, 81: 69-76 (2016) doi: 10.1508/cytologia.81.69

Manessa MDM, Kanno A, Sekine M, Haidar M, Yamamoto K, Imai T, Higuchi T. Satellite-Derived Bathymetry Using Random Forest Algorithm and Worldview-2 Imagery. Geoplanning: Journal of Geomatics and Planning, 3: 117-126 (2016)

Nozaki H, Mahakham W, Athibai S, Yamamoto K, Takusagawa M, Misumi O. Herron M.D, Rosenzweig F. Kawachi M. Rediscovery of the species of ‘ancestral Volvox': morphology and phylogenetic position of Pleodorina sphaerica (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) from Thailand. Phycologia, 56: 469-475 (2017) doi: 10.2216/17-3.1

Permpornsakul P, Prasongsuk S, Lotrakul P, Eveleigh D, Kobayashi D, Imai T, Punnapayak H. Biological Treatment of Reactive Black 5 by Resupinate White Rot Fungus Phanerochaete sordida PBU 0057, Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 25: 1-6 (2016)

Permpornsakul P, Prasongsuk S, Lotrakul P, Eveleigh DE, Kobayashi DY, Wu SH, Imai T, Punnapayak H. Two new records of the resupinate polypore fungi, Ceriporia cystidiata and Macrohyporia dictyopora. in Thailand, Science Asia, 42: 171-177 (2016)

Sato H, Kuribayashi K, Fujii K. Possible practical utility of an enzyme cocktail produced by sludge-degrading microbes for methane and hydrogen production from digested sludge. New Biotechnology, 33: 1-6 (2016)

Suksong W, Kongjan P, Prasertsan P, Imai T, O-Thong S. Optimization and microbial community analysis for production of biogas from solid waste residues of palm oil mill industry by solid-state anaerobic digestion. Bioresource Technology, 214: 166-174 (2016)

Takusagawa M, Nakajima Y, Saito T, Misumi O. Primitive red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae accumulates storage glucan and triacylglycerol under nitrogen depletion. J Gen Appl Microbiol, 62: 111-117 (2016) doi: 10.2323/jgam.2015.12.001

Toyoshima M, Mori N, Moriyama T, Misumi O, Sato N. Analysis of triacylglycerol accumulation under nitrogen deprivation in the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Microbiology, 162: 803-812 (2016) doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000261

Watanabe K, Fujii K. Isolation of high level CO2-preferring Picochlorum sp. strains and their biotechnological potential. Algal Research, 18: 135-143 (2016)

Watanabe K, Nakao R, Fujishima M, Tachibana M, Shimizu T, Watarai, M. Ciliate Paramecium is a natural reservoir of Legionella pneumophila. Sci Rep, 6:24322 (2016) doi: 10.1038/srep24322.

Yanagi Y, Nishimura S., Shindo H. Fire-induced formation and biodegradation of humic substances in Andosols of Japan. Geoderma Regional, 7: 177-186 (2016)



Kodama Y, Fujishima M. Chapter 16. Paramecium as a model organism for studies on primary and secondary endosymbioses. “Biocommunication in ciliates”, (Eds, Witzany G, Nowacki M (eds.), Springer International Publishing Switzerland, pp. 277–304 (2016) doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-32211-7_16

Vo TH, Imai T. Chapter 10. Case Study I: A Novel Disinfection Method for Water and Treated Wastewater by Using Pressurized Carbon Dioxide, “Disinfectants: Properties, Applications and Effectiveness”, Ana Sofia Cardoso et. al. (eds), Nova Science Publishers, pp.247-267 (2016) ISBN 978-1-63485-958-5




・ 特許第5918544号「液膜酸素供給装置」(出願番号:特願2012-005368,出願公開番号:2013-144272)

(発明者:今井 剛、藤里哲彦)登録日2016年4月15日)出願人:有限会社 山口ティー・エル・オー




Devia YP, Imai T, Higuchi T, Kanno A, Yamamoto K, Sekine M, Le TV. Potential use of magnesium chloride for nutrient rejection in forward osmosis. Journal of Environmental Management, 7: 730-740 (2015)

Devia YP, Imai T, Higuchi T, Kanno A, Yamamoto K, Sekine M. Effect of Operating Conditions of Forward Osmosis on Nutrient Rejection using Magnesium Chloride. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology-International Journal of Environmental, Chemical, Ecological, Geological and Geophysical Engineering, 9: 669-674 (2015)

Dohra H. Fujishima M, Suzuki H. Analysis of amino acid and codon usage in Paramecium bursaria. FEBS Lett, 589: 3113–3118 (2015) doi: 10.1016/j.febslet.2015.08.033

Febrina R, Sekine M, Kanemoto H, Yamamoto K, Kanno A, Higuchi T, Imai T. Study on fish migration through stones embedded fish passage based on preference. Journal of Water and Environment Technology, 13: 77-87 (2015)

Febrina R, Sekine M, Noguchi H, Yamamoto K, Kanno A, Higuchi T, Imai T. Modeling the preference of ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis) for underwater sounds to determine the migration path in a river. Ecological Modelling, 299: 102-113 (2015)

Kobayashi K, Hayashida E, Yokoyama K, Fujii K. A method for isolation of soil microbial DNA that is suitable for analysis of microbial cellulase genes. Separation Science and Technology, 51: 1053-1062 (2015)

Kodama Y, Fujishima M. Differences in infectivity of endosymbiotic Chlorella variabilis that are cultivated outside the host Paramecium bursaria for 50 years and that are immediately isolated from the host cells after 1 year reendosymbiosis. Biol Open (2016) 5, 55–61 doi:10.1242/bio.013946

Kuroiwa T, Ohnuma M, Nozaki H, Imoto Y, Misumi O, Kuroiwa H. Cytological Evidence of Cell-Nuclear Genome Size of a New Ultra-Small Unicellular Freshwater Green Alga,“Medakamo hakoo” strain M-hakoo 311 I. Comparison with Cyanidioschyzon merolae and Ostreococcus tauri. Cytologia, 80: 143-150 (2015) doi: 10.1508/cytologia.80.143

Mamimin C, Singkhala A, Kongjan P, Suraraksa B, Prasertsan P, Imai T, O-Thong S. Two-stage thermophilic fermentation and mesophilic methanogen process for biohythane production from palm oil mill effluent. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 40: 6319-6328 (2015)

Phummala K, Imai T, Reungsang A, Higuchi T, Sekine M, Yamamoto K, Kanno A. Optimization of Enzymatic Hydrolysis for Pretreated Wood Waste by Response Surface Methodology in Fermentative Hydrogen Production. Journal of Water and Environment Technology, 13: 153-166 (2015)

Suwannasing W, Imai T, Kaewkannetra P. Potential Utilization of Pineapple Waste Streams for Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) Production via Batch Fermentation. Journal of Water and Environment Technology, 13: 335-347 (2015)

Suwannasing W, Imai T, Kaewkannetra P. Cost-effective defined medium for the production of polyhydroxyalkanoates using agricultural raw material. Bioresource Technology, 194: 67-74 (2015)

Vo TH, Imai T, Ho TT, Dang T-LT, Hoang SA. Potential application of high pressure carbon dioxide in treated wastewater and water disinfection: recent overview and further trends. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 36: 38-47 (2015)

Yanagi Y, Shindo H. Assessment of long-term compost application on physical, chemical, and biological properties, as well as fertility, of soil in a field subjected to double cropping. Agricultural Sciences, 7 (1) : 30-43 (2016)

Yokoyama K, Yumura M, Honda T, Ajitomi E. Characterization of denitrification and net N2O reduction properties of novel aerobically N2O reducing bacteria. Soil Sci. Plant Nutr. 62: 230–239 (2016) DOI: 10.1080/00380768.2016.1178076




Dohra H, Tanaka K, Suzuki T, Fujishima M, Suzuki H. Draft genome sequences of three Holospora species (Holospora obtusa, Holospora undulata, and Holospora elegans), endonuclear symbiotic bacteria of the ciliate Paramecium caudatum. FEMS Microbiol Lett (Genome announcements), 359 (1): 16–18 (2014) doi: 10.1111/1574-6968.12577

Fujii K., Matsunobu S, Takahashi Y. Characterization of the new microalgal strains, Oogamochlamys spp., and their potential for biofuel production. Algal Research, 5: 164-170 (2014)

Kobayashi Y, Harada N, Nishimura Y, Saito T, Nakamura M, Fujiwara T, Kuroiwa Y, Misumi O. Algae sense exact temperatures: small heat shock proteins are expressed at the survival threshold temperature in Cyanidioschyzon merolae and Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Genome Boil Evol, 6: 2731-2740 (2014) doi: 10.1093/gbe/evu216

Kodama Y, Fujishima M. Symbiotic Chlorella variabilis incubated under constant dark condition for 24 hours loses ability to avoid digestion by host lysosomal enzymes in digestive vacuoles of host ciliate Paramecium bursaria. FEMS Microbiol Ecol, 90: 946-955 (2014) doi: 10.1111/1574-6941.12448

Kurniati E, Arfarita N, Imai T, Higuchi T, Kanno A, Yamamoto K, Sekine M. Potential bioremediation of mercury contaminated substrate using filamentous fungi isolated from forest soil. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 26: 1223-1231 (2014)

Kurniati E, Arfarita N, Imai T, Higuchi T, Kanno A, Yamamoto K, Sekine M. Potential use of Aspergillus flavus strain KRP1 in Biodegradation of mercury contaminant. Procedia of Environmental Science, 20: 254-260 (2014)

Le TV, Imai T, Ayukawa D, Fujinaga H, Vo HT, Truong TQ, Dang T-LT, Devia YP. Application of microbubbles ozonation enhanced by coarse bubbles in treatment of oil-in-water emulsions and humic acid mixture. Journal of Science and Technology, 52: 96-103 (2014)

Nishijima W, Nakano Y, Nakai S, Okuda T, Imai T, Okada M. Macrobenthic succession and characteristics of a man-made intertidal sandflat constructed in the diversion channel of the Ohta River Estuary. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 82: 101-108 (2014)

Nozaki H, Ueki N, Misumi O, Yamamoto K, Yamashita S, Herron M.D, Rosenzweig F. Morphology and reproduction of Volvox capensis (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) from Montana, USA. Phycologia, 54: 316-320 (2015) doi: 10.2216/15-14.1

Phummala K, Imai T, Reungsang A, Chairattanamanokorn P, Sekine M, Higuchi T, Yamamoto K, Kanno A. Delignification of disposable wooden chopsticks waste for fermentative hydrogen production by an enriched culture from a hot spring. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 26: 1361-1368 (2014)

Sumiya N, Fujiwara T, Kobayashi Y, Misumi O, Miyagishima S.Y. Development of a heat-shock inducible gene expression system in the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. PloS one, 9: e111261. (2014) doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111261

Sun XF, Imai T, Sekine M, Higuchi T, Yamamoto K, Kanno A, Nakazono S. Adsorption of phosphate using calcined Mg3–Fe layered double hydroxides in a fixed-bed column study. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 20: 3623-3630 (2014)

Vo HT, Imai T, Le TV, Phummala K, Higuchi T, Kanno A, Yamamoto K, Sekine M. Potential application of pressurized carbon dioxide for agricultural irrigation water disinfection. KKU Research Journal, 19: 81-88 (2014)

Vo HT, Imai T, Ho TT, Sekine M, Kanno A, Higuchi T, Yamamoto K, Yamamoto H. Inactivation effect of pressurized carbon dioxide on bacteriophage Qβ and ΦX174 as a novel disinfectant for water treatment. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 26: 1301-1306 (2014)

Wei J, Imai T, Higuchi T, Yamamoto K, Sekine M, Kanno A. Effect of different carbon source on the biological phosphorus removal by a sequencing batch reactor using pressurized pure oxygen. Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 28: 471-477 (2014)



三角修己,齋藤貴史:特願2014-152585 「藻類バイオマスの生産方法 」出願者 国立大学法人山口大学

今井 、山本豪紀、原田敏弘「低臭気グルコマンナンの製造方法」(特願2014-045199)