NIMS -Hokkaido University Interfacial Energy Conversion Materials Chemistry


Akihiro Okamoto
Bioindustry, Vol 35, 7, 75-83 (2018)
"Inter-Kingdom Microbial Consortia Mechanisms to Guide Biotechnological Applications"
Shu Zhang, Nancy Merino, Akihiro Okamoto, Phillip Gedalanga
Microbial Biotechnology, published online (2018)
"Energy Acquisition via Electron Uptake by the Sulfate-Reducing Bacterium Desulfovibrio ferrophilus IS5"
Xiao Deng, Akihiro Okamoto
Extremophiles, (2018)
"Self-standing Electrochemical Set-up to Enrich Anode-respiring Bacteria On-site"
Akihiro Okamoto, Annette Rowe, Xiao Deng, Kenneth H. Nealson
J. Vis. Exp.(2018) e57632, doi:10.3791/57632
"Electrochemical Detection of Deuterium Kinetic Isotope Effect on Extracellular Electron Transport in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1"
Yoshihide Tokunou, Kazuhito Hashimoto, Akihiro Okamoto
J. Vis. Exp.(2018) e57584, doi:10.3791/57584
"Tracking Electron Uptake from a Cathode into Shewanella Cells: Implications for Energy Acquisition from Solid-Substrate Electron Donors"
Annette R. Rowe, Pournami Rajeev, Abhiney Jain, Sahand Pirbadian, Akihiro Okamoto, Jeffrey A. Gralnick, Mohamed Y. El-Naggar, Kenneth H. Nealson
American Society for Microbiology, mBio (2018) Vol 9, No.1
"Multi-heme cytochromes provide a pathway for survival in energy-limited environments"
Xiao Deng, Naoshi Dohmae, Kenneth H. Nealson, Kazuhito Hashimoto, Akihiro Okamoto
Science Advances (2018) Vol 4, No.2
"An approach to the research on ion and water properties in the interphase between the plasma membrane and bulk extracellular solution”
Hiroshi Hibino, Madoka Takai, Hidenori Noguchi, Seishiro Sawamura, Yasufumi Takahashi, Hideki Sakai, Hitoshi Shiku
J. Physiol. Sci (2017) 67(4), 439-445.
“Nanoscale Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Individual Bacterial Cells Reveals Feedback from Extracellular Electron Transport to Upstream Reactions”
Junki Saito, Kazuhito Hahsimoto, Akihiro Okamoto
Electrochemistry (2017) Vol 85, 444-446.
“Proton Transport in the Outer-Membrane Flavocytochrome Complex Limits the Rate of Extracellular Electron Transport”
Akihiro Okaamoto, Yoshihide Tokunou, Shafeer Kalathil, Kazuhito Hahsimoto
Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2017) Vol 56, 9082-9086.
“Organic Molecular Layer with High Electrochemical Bistability: Synthesis, Structure, and Properties of a Dynamic Redox System with Lipoate Units for Binding to Au(111)”
Eisuke Ohta, Hiromitsu Uehara, Ying Han, Kazuhisa Wada, Hidenori Noguchi, Ryo Katoono, Yusuke Ishigaki, Hiroshi Ikeda, Kohei Uosaki, Takanori Suzuki
ChemPlusChem (2017) Vol 82(7), 1043–1047.
“An approach to the research on ion and water properties in the interphase between the plasma membrane and bulk extracellular solution”
Hiroshi Hibino, Madoka Takai, Hidenori Noguchi, Seishiro Sawamura, Yasufumi Takahashi, Hideki Sakai, Hitoshi Shiku
J. Physiol. Sci. (2017) Vol 67(4), 439-445.
“In situ electrochemical enrichment and isolation of a magnetite‐reducing bacterium from a high pH serpentinizing spring”
Annette R. Rowe, Miho Yoshimura, Doug E. LaRowe, Lina J. Bird, Jan P. Amend, Kazuhito Hashimoto, Kenneth H. Nealson, Akihiro Okamoto
Environmental Microbiology, (2017) vol. 19, 2272-2285.
“Broader energy distribution of CO adsorbed at polycrystalline Pt electrode in comparison with that at Pt(111) electrode in H2SO4 solution confirmed by potential dependent IR/visible double resonance sum frequency generation spectroscopy”
Shuo Yang, Hidenori Noguchi, Kohei Uosaki
Electrochim. Acta 235(1), 280-286 (2017) .
“Pioneer the Physical Chemistry of Biological Electron Transfer based on Bacterial Ext racellular Electron Transport”
Akihiro Okamoto, Shuji Nakanishi, Ryuhei Nakamura, Kazuhito Hashimoto
Impact, vol 2017-2, 65-67 (2017)
“Highly Efficient Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution Reaction at Insulating Boron Nitride Nanosheet on Inert Gold Substrate “
Kohei Uosaki, Ganesan Elumalai, Hung Dinh, Andrey Lyalin, Tetsuya Taketsugu, Hidenori Noguchi
Sci. Rep., 6, 32217 (2016).
“Biofunctionality of Calmodulin Immobilized on Gold Surface Studied by Surface Enhanced Infrared Absorption Spectroscopy ? Ca2+ Induced Conformational Change and Binding to a Target Peptide”
Hidenori Noguchi, Tatshiko Adachi, Akiko Nakatomi, Michio Yazawa, Kohei Uosaki
J. Phys. Chem. C, 120(29), 16035-16041 (2016).
“Gold Nanoparticle Decoration of Insulating Boron Nitride Nanosheet on Inert Gold Electrode Towards an Efficient Electrocatalyst for the Reduction of Oxygen to Water”
Ganesan Elumalai, Hidenori Noguchi, Andrey Lyalin, Tetsuya Taketsugu, Kohei Uosaki
Electrochem. Commun. 66, 53-57 (2016).
“Ligand effect of SnO2 on a Pt?Ru catalyst and the relationship between bond strength and CO tolerance”
Tatsuya Takeguchi, Akane Kunifuji, Napan Narischat, Miko Ito, Hidenori Noguchi, Kohei Uosaki, and Shin R. Mukai
Catal. Sci. Technol. 9, 3214-3219 (2016)
“Spectroelectrochemical evidence of the role of viologen moiety as an electron transfer mediator from ITO substrate to a Pt complex acting as a confined molecular catalyst for hydrogen evolution reaction”
Cepi Kurniawan, Hidenori Noguchi, and Kohei Uosaki
Electrochem. Commun. 62, 56-59 (2016).
“Flavin as an Indicator of the Rate-Limiting Factor for Microbial Current Production in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1”
J. Saito, K. Hashimoto, A. Okamoto*
Electrochim. Acta, 216, 261-265 (2016).
“Acceleration of Extracellular Electron Transfer by Alternative Redox-Active Molecules to Riboflavin for Outer-Membrane Cytochrome c of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1”
Y. Tokunou, K. Hashimoto, A. Okamoto*
J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 16168-16173 (2016).
“Cation-limited kinetic model for microbial extracellularelectron transport via an outer membrane cytochrome C complex”
A. Okamoto, Y. Tokunou, J. Saito,
Biophysics and Physicobiology, 13, 71-76 (2016).
“Electronic Structure of the CO/Pt(111) Electrode Interface Probed by Potential Dependent IR/Visible Double Resonance Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy”
Shuo Yang, Hidenori Noguchi, and Kohei Uosaki
J. Phys. Chem. C, 119(46), 26056-26063 (2015).
“Role of Interfacial Water in Protein Adsorption onto Polymer Brushes as Studied by SFG Spectroscopy and QCM”
Daiki Nagasawa, Tomoyuki Azuma, Hidenori Noguchi, Kohei Uosaki, and Madoka Takai
J. Phys. Chem. C, 119(30), 17193-17201 (2015).
“Water structure at the interfaces between a zwitterionic self-assembled monolayer/liquid water evaluated by sum-frequency generation spectroscopy”
Kouji Nomura, Shiho Mikuni, Tadshi Nakaji-Hirabayashi, Makoto Gemmei-Ide, Hiromi Kitano, Hidenori Noguchi, Kohei Uosaki
Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces. 135, 267-273 (2015).
“Promoted C?C bond cleavage over intermetallic TaPt3 catalyst toward low-temperature energy extraction from ethanol”
Rajesh Kodiyath, Gubbala V. Ramesh, Eva Koudelkova, Toyokazu Tanabe, Mikio Ito, Maidhily Manikandan, Shigenori Ueda, Takeshi Fujita, Naoto Umezawa, Hidenori Noguchi, Katsuhiko Ariga and Hideki Abe
Energy Environ. Sci., 8, 1685-1689 (2015).
“Subnanoscale hydrophobic modulation of salt bridges in aqueous media”
Shuo Chen, Yoshimitsu Itoh, Takuya Masuda, Seishu Shimizu, Jun Zhao, Jing Mao, Shugo Nakamura, Kou Okuro, Hidenori Noguchi, Kohei Uosaki, Takuzo Aida
Science, 348, 555-559 (2015).
“Sulfur-Mediated Electron Shuttling Sustains Microbial Long-Distance Extracellular Electron Transfer with the Aid of Metallic Iron Sulfides”
K. Kondo, A. Okamoto, K. Hashimoto, R. Nakamura
Langmuir, 31, 7427-7434 (2015).
“Electron Extraction from an Extracellular Electrode by Desulfovibrio ferrophilus Strain IS5 Without Using Hydrogen as an Electron Carrier”
D. Xiao, R. Nakamura, K. Hashimoto, A. Okamoto,
Electrochemistry, 83, 529-531 (2015).
“Marine sediment microbes capable of electrode oxidation as a surrogate for lithotrophic insoluble substrate metabolism”
A. R. Rowe, P. Chellamuthu, B. Lam, A. Okamoto, K. H. Nealson
Front. Microbiol., 5, 784 (2015).
“Extracellular Electron Transport Scarcely Accumulates Proton Motive Force in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1”
Y. Tokunou, K. Hashimoto, A. Okamoto
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jap., 88, 690-692 (2015).
“Sum-frequency generation analyses of the structure of water at amphoteric SAM?liquid water interfaces”
Kouji Nomura, Tadashi Nakaji-Hirabayashi, Makoto Gemmei-Ide, Hiromi Kitano, Hidenori Noguchi, Kohei Uosaki
Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces. 121, 264-269 (2014).
“Electrocatalytic activity of various types of h-BN for oxygen reduction reaction”
Ganesan Elumalai, Hidenori Noguchi, Kohei Uosaki
Phys. Chem. Chem Phys. 16(27), 13755-13761(2014).
"Boron nitride nanosheet on gold as an electrocatalyst for oxygen re-duction reaction - Theoretical suggestion and experimental proof"
Kohei Uosaki, Ganesan Elumalai, Hidenori Noguchi, Takuya Masuda, Andrey Lyalin, Akira Nakayama, Tetsuya Taketsugu
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136(18), 6542-6545 (2014).
“Structure of water at zwitterionic copolymer film-liquid water interfaces as examined by the sum frequency generation method”
Takuya Kondo, Kouji Nomura, Makoto Gemmei-Ide, Hiromi Kitano, Hidenori Noguchi, Kohei Uosaki, Yoshiyuki Saruwatari
Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces. 113, 361-367 (2014).
“Flavin Redox Bifurcation as a Mechanism for Controlling the Direction of Electron Flow during Extracellular Electron Transfer”
A. Okamoto, K. Hashimoto, K. H. Nealson,
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Wiley, 53, 10988-10991 (2014).
“Effect of Ionic Strength on the Rate of Extracellular Electron Transport in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 through Bound-Flavin Semiquinones”
S. Kalathil, K. Hashimoto, A. Okamoto,
ChemElectroChem, Wiley, Wiley, 53, 10988-10991 (2014).
“Cell-secreted Flavins Bound to Membrane Cytochromes Dictate Electron Transfer Reactions to Surfaces with Diverse Charge and pH”
A. Okamoto, S. Kalathil, X. Deng, K. Hashimoto, R. Nakamura, K. H. Nealson
Scientific Reports, Nature publishing group, 4, 5628 (2014).
“Uptake of self-secreted flavins as bound cofactors for extracellular electron transfer in Geobacter species”
A. Okamoto, K. Saito, K. Inoue, K. H. Nealson, K. Hashimoto, R. Nakamura
Energy & Environmental Science, Royal Society of Chemistry, 7, 1357-1361 (2014).
*Selected as Monthly Hot article in Energy Environ. Sci.
*Key Scientific Article in Renewable Energy Global Innovation (ISSN 2291-2460)
“Bound Flavin Model Suggests Similar Electron-Transfer Mechanisms in Shewanella and Geobacter”
A. Okamoto, R. Nakamura, K. H. Nealson, K. Hashimoto,
ChemElectroChem, Wiley, 53, 10988-10991 (2014).
“In situ x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy for electrochemical reactions in ordinary solvent”
Takuya Masuda, Hideki Yoshikawa, Hidenori Noguchi, Tadahiro Kawasaki, Masaaki Kobata, Keisuke Kobayashi, and Kohei Uosaki
Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 111605 (2013).
“Direct Proof of Potential Dependent Oxygen Adsorption on a Gold Electrode Surface by Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance”
Sheng-Fu Tong, Hidenori Noguchi, Takuya Masuda, and Kohei Uosaki
Electrochem. Commun. 34, 33-36 (2013).
"Humidity Dependent Structure of Water at the Interfaces Between Perfluorosulfonated Ionomer Thin film and Pt and HOPG Studied by Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy”
Hidenori Noguchi, Kento Taneda, Hideo Naohara, Kohei Uosaki
Electrochem. Commun. 27, 5-8 (2013).
"Structure of Adsorbed Molecular Layer on Fused Quartz Surface Determined Sequentially in Sodium Stearate Solution, Dry Ar, Pure Water, and Dry Ar by Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy"
Ya Zhang, Hidenori Noguchi, Shen Ye, and Kohei Uosaki
Surf. Sci. 607, 92-96 (2013).
“Rate Enhancement of Bacterial Extracellular Electron Transport Involves Bound Flavin Semiquinones”
A. Okamoto, K. Hashimoto, K. H. Nealson, R. Nakamura
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, National Academy of Sciences, 110, 7856-7861 (2013).
*Commentary article: D. J. Richardson, et al. PNAS 110, 7537-7538 (2013).
*Key Scientific Articles in Global Medical Discovery (ISSN-1929-8536)
“Mechanisms of long-distance extracellular electron transfer of metal-reducing bacteria mediated by nanocolloidal semiconductive iron oxides”
R. Nakamura, F. Kai, A. Okamoto, and Kazuhito Hashimoto
J. Mater. Chem. A American Chemical Society, 1, 5148-5157 (2013).