KAKU Nobuo

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KAKU Nobuo
Bachelor (Agriculture)(Yamagata University), Master (Agriculture)(Yamagata University), Doctor (Agriculture)(Iwate University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1997
Aug 1997
Research student, The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Iwate University
Aug 1997
Apr 2000
Postdoctral Fellow, Research Institute of Meijo University
May 2000
Sep 2002
Researcher, Marine Biotechnology Institute Co., Ltd
Sep 2002
Dec 2003
Research Associate, Faculty of Agriculture Department of Bioresource Engineering, Yamagata University
Dec 2003
Mar 2007
Associate Professor, Faculty of Agriculture Department of Bioresource Engineering, Yamagata University


Mar 1997
Science of Bioresources, Graduate School, Division of Agricltural Sciences, Iwate University
Apr 1992
Mar 1994
Graduate School, Division of Agriculture, Yamagata University
Mar 1992
Department of Agricultural Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamagata University

Published Papers

Dong Duy Pham, Kurashima Sumiko, Kaku Nobuo, Pu Jian, Watanabe Toru, Sasaki Atsushi
WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-WATER SUPPLY   19(1) 346-346   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Ueki Atsuko, Goto Kazushi, Kaku Nobuo, Ueki Katsuji
Degradation of the fungal cell wall by clostridial strains isolated from soil subjected to biological soil disinfestation and biocontrol of Fusarium wilt disease of spinach
Atsuko Ueki, Toshiaki Takehara, Gen Ishioka, Nobuo Kaku, Katsuji Ueki
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology   101(22) 8267-8277   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Description of Anaerotignum aminivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a strictly-anaerobic, amino-acid-decomposing bacterium isolated from a methanogenic reactor, and reclassification of Clostridium propionicum, Clostridium neopropionicum and Clostridium lactatife
Atsuko Ueki, Kazushi Goto, Yoshimi Ohtaki, Nobuo Kaku, Katsuji Ueki
Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology   67(10) 4146-4153   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Nitrogen removal and power generation from treated municipal wastewater by its circulated irrigation for resource-saving rice cultivation
Toru Watanabe, Takuma Mashiko, Rizki Maftukhah, Nobuo Kaku, Dong Duy Pham, Hiroaki Ito
Water Science and Technology   75(4) 898-907   Feb 2017   [Refereed]


Assessment of safety in the bioremediation of oil contamination
Nobuo Kaku, Kazuya Watanabe
Seibutu-kogaku   80(11) 527-529   Nov 2002
Microbial electricity generation in rice paddy fields: recent advances and perspectives in rhizosphere microbial fuel cells
Atsushi Kouzuma, Nobuo Kaku, Kazuya Watanabe
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology   98(23) 9521-9526   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Role of anaerobic bacteria in biological soil disinfestation for elimination of soil-borne plant pathogens in agriculture
Atsuko Ueki, Nobuo Kaku, Katsuji Ueki
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology   102(15) 6309-6318   Aug 2018   [Refereed]

Books etc

Molecular identification of microbial populations in petroleum-contaminated groundwater. In J.F.T. Spencer and A.L.R. de Spencer (Eds.), Environmental Microbiology: Methods and Protocols, p. 235-242
Kazuya Watanabe, Natsuko Hamamura, Nobuo Kaku (Part:Joint Work)
Humana Press, Totowa   Aug 2004   ISBN:1-58829-116-2
Na+ and Li+ torelance of a freshwater cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7942 transformed with nhaAv gene from Vibrio alginolyticus. In Y. Suketa, E. Carafoli, M. Lazdunski, K. Mikoshiba, Y. Okada and E.M. Wright (Eds.), Control an
N Kaku, T Hibino, Y Tanaka, T Takabe, T Nakamura, T Takabe (Part:Joint Work)
Elsevier Science, Amsterdam   Aug 2000   ISBN:0-444-82986-5
Expression of Na+/H+ antiporter from Vibrio alginolyticus in a freshwater cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7942. In G. Garab (Ed.), Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects, Vol IV, p. 2613-2616
Nobuo Kaku, Kyoko Okuda, Takashi Hibino, Yoshito Tanaka, Tatsunosuke Nakamura, Tetsuko Takabe, Teruhiro Takabe (Part:Joint Work)
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht   Mar 1999   ISBN:0-7923-5547-4

Conference Activities & Talks

Development of municipal wastewater reuse system to cultivate rice for animal feeding toward sustainable water and nutrient circulation
Pham Duy Dong, Kurashima Sumiko, Kaku Nobuo, Ito Hiroaki, Watanabe Toru
日本水環境学会第3回東北支部研究発表会   9 Jan 2016   
Rice cultivation with power generation by circulated irrigation of treated municipal wastewater
Toru Watanabe, Takuma Mashiko, Rizki Maftukhah, Nobuo Kaku, Kozo Watanabe, Hiroaki Ito
WEF-EESS Asia-Pacific Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Conference 2015   28 Jun 2015   
益子拓磨, 加来伸夫, 伊藤紘晃, 梶原晶彦, 渡部徹
平成26年度土木学会東北支部技術研究発表会   7 Mar 2015   
益子拓磨, 加来伸夫, 梶原晶彦, 渡部徹
第20回庄内・社会基盤技術フォーラム   14 Jan 2015   
Isolation and phylogenetic characterization of anaerobic bacteria producing psychrotrophic extracellular lipase, protease and amylase
Naoko Matsumoto, Nobuo Kaku, Katsuji Ueki, Atsuko Ueki, Masanori Watanabe
The 28th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology & The 4th Japan-Korea International Symposium on Mirobial Ecology   19 Sep 2012