Gaku Tokuda
Gaku Tokuda
Professor, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus
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Cellulolytic systems in insects
H Watanabe, G Tokuda
Annual review of entomology 55, 609-632, 2010
A cellulase gene of termite origin
H Watanabe, H Noda, G Tokuda, N Lo
Nature 394 (6691), 330-331, 1998
Animal cellulases
H Watanabe, G Tokuda
Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences CMLS 58, 1167-1178, 2001
Evidence from multiple gene sequences indicates that termites evolved from wood-feeding cockroaches
N Lo, G Tokuda, H Watanabe, H Rose, M Slaytor, K Maekawa, C Bandi, ...
Current Biology 10 (13), 801-804, 2000
Dual cellulose-digesting system of the wood-feeding termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki
K Nakashima, H Watanabe, H Saitoh, G Tokuda, JI Azuma
Insect biochemistry and molecular biology 32 (7), 777-784, 2002
Lignocellulose-degrading enzymes from termites and their symbiotic microbiota
J Ni, G Tokuda
Biotechnology advances 31 (6), 838-850, 2013
Hidden cellulases in termites: revision of an old hypothesis
G Tokuda, H Watanabe
Biology letters 3 (3), 336-339, 2007
Cellulose digestion in the wood-eating higher termite, Nasutitermes takasagoensis (Shiraki): distribution of cellulases and properties of endo-β-1, 4-gIucanase
G Tokuda, H Watanabe, T Matsumoto, H Noda
Zoological science 14 (1), 83-93, 1997
Metazoan cellulase genes from termites: intron/exon structures and sites of expression
G Tokuda, N Lo, H Watanabe, M Slaytor, T Matsumoto, H Noda
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Gene Structure and Expression 1447 (2-3 …, 1999
Site of secretion and properties of endogenous endo-β-1, 4-glucanase components from Reticulitermes speratus (Kolbe), a Japanese subterranean termite
H Watanabe, M Nakamura, G Tokuda, I Yamaoka, AM Scrivener, H Noda
Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 27 (4), 305-313, 1997
Major alteration of the expression site of endogenous cellulases in members of an apical termite lineage
G Tokuda, N Lo, H Watanabe, G Arakawa, T Matsumoto, H Noda
Molecular Ecology 13 (10), 3219-3228, 2004
A digestive β-glucosidase from the salivary glands of the termite, Neotermes koshunensis (Shiraki): distribution, characterization and isolation of its precursor cDNA by 5 …
G Tokuda, H Saito, H Watanabe
Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 32 (12), 1681-1689, 2002
Biology of termites: a modern synthesis
N Lo, G Tokuda, H Watanabe
Evolution and function of endogenous termite cellulases, 51-67, 2011
Marked variations in patterns of cellulase activity against crystalline‐vs. carboxymethyl‐cellulose in the digestive systems of diverse, wood‐feeding termites
G Tokuda, N Lo, H Watanabe
Physiological Entomology 30 (4), 372-380, 2005
Fiber-associated spirochetes are major agents of hemicellulose degradation in the hindgut of wood-feeding higher termites
G Tokuda, A Mikaelyan, C Fukui, Y Matsuura, H Watanabe, M Fujishima, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115 (51), E11996-E12004, 2018
Heterologous expression and characterization of a glucose-stimulated β-glucosidase from the termite Neotermes koshunensis in Aspergillus oryzae
CA Uchima, G Tokuda, H Watanabe, K Kitamoto, M Arioka
Applied microbiology and biotechnology 89, 1761-1771, 2011
Genome shrinkage and loss of nutrient-providing potential in the obligate symbiont of the primitive termite Mastotermes darwiniensis
ZL Sabree, CY Huang, G Arakawa, G Tokuda, N Lo, H Watanabe, ...
Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78 (1), 204-210, 2012
Save Isoptera: A comment on Inward et al.
N Lo, MS Engel, S Cameron, CA Nalepa, G Tokuda, D Grimaldi, O Kitade, ...
Biology letters 3 (5), 562-563, 2007
Structure of an endoglucanase from termite, Nasutitermes takasagoensis
S Khademi, LA Guarino, H Watanabe, G Tokuda, EF Meyer
Acta Crystallographica Section D: Biological Crystallography 58 (4), 653-659, 2002
The fibre‐associated cellulolytic bacterial community in the hindgut of wood‐feeding higher termites (Nasutitermes spp.)
A Mikaelyan, JFH Strassert, G Tokuda, A Brune
Environmental Microbiology 16 (9), 2711-2722, 2014
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