【85】Kitamura SI, Song JY, Oh MJ, Nakayama K. (2002). Heavy oil exposure suppresses antiviral activities in Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus infected with viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV). Fish and Shellfish Immunology in press

【84】Sawayama E, Tanizawa S, Nakayama K, Ito R, Akase Y, Kitamura SI. (2022). Major histocompatibility IIβ diversity and peptide-binding groove properties associated with red sea bream iridovirus resistance. Aquaculture, 552: 738038.

【83】Endo T, Kitamura SI, Kawakami H, Iida T. (2022).The nasal cavity of red sea bream Pagrus major is an important entry site for Edwardsiella anguillarum. Fish Pathology in press.

【82】Kitamura SI. (2021). Viral and protozoan diseases in cultured Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus. Fish Pathology 55, 102-109.

【81】Song JY, Casanova-Nakayama A, Möller AM, Kitamura SI, Nakayama K, Segner H. (2020). Aryl hydrocarbon receptor signaling is functional in immune cells of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). International Journal of Molecular Sciences 21: 6323.

【80】Sawayama, E., Kitamura, S.I., Nakayama, K., Ohta, K., Okamoto, H., Ozaki, A. and Takagi, M. (2019): Development of a novel RSIVD-resistant strain of red sea bream (Pagrus major) by marker-assisted selection combined with DNA-based family selection. Aquaculture, 506, 188-192.

【79】Noman Reza MA, Mohapatra S, Shimizu S, Kitamura SI, Harakawa S, Kawakami H, Nakayama K, Sawayama E, Matsubara T, Ohta K, Chakrabortya T (2018) Molecular cloning, characterization and expression analysis of complement components in red sea bream (Pagrus major) after Edwardsiella tarda and red sea bream iridovirus (RSIV) challenge. Fish Shellfish Immunol, 82, 286–295.

【78】Ye R, Peterson D, Kitamura SI, Segner H, Seemann F, Au D (2018) Sex-specific immunomodulatory action of the environmental estrogen 17α-ethynylestradiol alongside with reproductive impairment in fish. Aquat Toxicol, 203, 95–106.

【77】Nawata A, Hirose E, Kitamura SI (2018) Tunic extract of the host ascidian attracts the causal agent of soft tunic syndrome, Azumiobodo hoyamushi (Kinetoplastea: Neobodonida). Dis Aquat Org, 129, 207–214.

【76】Hirose E, Nakayama K, Yanagida T, Nawata A, Kitamura SI (2018) Measurement of tunic hardness in an edible ascidian, Halocynthia roretzi, with remarks on soft tunic syndrome. Zool Sci, 35, 548–552.

【75】Narasaki Y, Obayashi Y, Ito S, Murakami S, Song JY, Nakayama K, Kitamura SI (2018) Extracellular proteinases of Miamiensis avidus causing scutiicociliatosis are potential virulence factors. Fish Pathology

【74】Motokawa S, Narasaki Y, Song JY, Yokohama Y, Hirose E, Murakami S, Jung SJ, Oh MJ, Kitamura SI (2018) Analysis of genes encoding high-antigenicity polypeptides in three serotypes of Miamiensis avidus. Parasitology International

【73】Sawayama E, Kitamura SI, Nakayama K, Ohta K, Ozaki A, Takagi M (2017) Identification of a quantitative trait locus for resistance to RSIVD in red sea bream (Pagrus major). Mar. Biotechnol.

【72】Kitamura SI, Akizuki M, Song JY, Nakayama K (2017) Tributyltin exposure increases mortality of nodavirus infected Japanese medaka Oryzias latipes larvae. Mar Pollut Bull.

【71】Itoyama T, Kawara m, Sugahara Y, Kurokawa D, Kawaguchi M, Fukui M, Kitamura SI, Nakayama K, Murakami Y (2017) Nervous system disruption and swimming abnormality in early-hatched pufferfish (Takifugu niphobles) larvae caused by pyrene is independent of aryl hydrocarbon receptors. Mar Pollut Bull.

【70】Nakayama K, Yamashita R, Kitamura SI (2017) Use of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) and Aeromonas salmonicida for detection of immunomodulatory effects of chemicals on fish. Mar Pollut Bull.

【69】Ye RR, Peterson DR, Seemann F, Kitamura SI, Lee JS, Law TCK, Tsui SKW, Doris AU (2017) Immune competence assessment in marine medaka (Orzyias melastigma)—a holistic approach for immunotoxicology. Environ Sci Pollut Res

【68】Bien TLT, Thao NV, Kitamura SI, Obayashi Y, Suzuki S (2017) Release and constancy of an antibiotic resistance gene in seawater under grazing stress by ciliates and heterotrophic nanoflagellates. Microbes Environ, 32, 174-179.

【67】Nakayama K, Shibano T, Sato K, Isobe T, Suzuki G, Kitamura SI (2016) Occurrence of glucocorticoids discharged from a sewage treatment plant in Japan and the effects of clobetasol propionate exposure on the immune responses of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) to bacterial infection. Environ Toxic Chem, 35, 946-952.

【66】Kimura S, Nakayama K, Wada M, Kim UJ, Azumi K, Ojima T, Nozawa A, Kitamura SI, Hirose E (2015) Cellulose is not degraded in the tunic of the edible ascidian Halocynthia roretzi contracting soft tunic syndrome. Dis Aquat Org, 116, 143-148.

【65】Nawata A, Hirose E, Kitamura SI, Kumagai A (2015) Encystment and excystment of kinetoplastid Azumiobodo hoyamushi, causal agent of soft tunic syndrome in ascidian aquaculture. Dis Aquat Org, 115, 253-262.

【64】Thao NV, Nozawa A, Obayashi Y, Kitamura SI, Yokokawa T, Suzuki S (2015) Extracellular proteases are released by ciliates in defined seawater microcosms. Mar Environ Res, 109,95-102.

【63】Rahman MH, Sakamoto KQ, Kitamura SI, Nonaka L, Suzuki S (2015) Diversity of tetracycline-resistant bacteria and resistance gene tet(M) in fecal microbial community of Ade´lie penguin in Antarctica. Polar Biol, 38, 1775–1781.

【62】Hirose E, Nawata A, Kumagai A, Kitamura SI (2014) Azumiobodo hoyamushi, the kinetoplastid causing soft tunic syndrome in ascidians, may invade through the siphon wall. Dis Aquat Org, 109, 251-256.

【61】Iwakiri S, Song JY, Nakayama K, Oh MJ, Ishida M, Kitamura SI (2014) Host responses of Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus with lymphocystis cell formation. Fish Shellfish Immunol, 38, 406-411.

【60】 Sugahara Y, Kawaguchi M, Itoyama T, Kurokawa D, Tosa Y, Kitamura SI, Handoh IC, Nakayama K, Murakami Y (2014) Pyrene induces a reduction in midbrain size and abnormal swimming behavior in early-hatched pufferfish larvae. Mar Pollut Bull, 85, 479-486.

【59】Nakayama K, Inoue Y, Ikeda N, Hashizume N, Murakami H, Ishibashi T, Ikeda H, Isobe T, Kitamura SI, Suzuki G (2014) Uptake and biological effects of synthetic glucocorticoids in common carp (Cyprinus carpio) Mar Pollut Bull, 85, 370-375.

【58】Cruz A, Micaelo N, Felix V, Song JY, Kitamura SI, Suzuki S, Mendo S (2013) sugE: A gene involved in tributyltin (TBT) resistance of Aeromonas molluscorum Av27. J Gen Appl Microbiol, 59, 39-47.

【57】Isshiki T, Morimoto T, Iwasaki M, Abe M, Nagano T, Hazama T, Song JY, Kitamura SI (2012) Protective efficacy of a formalin-inactivated vaccine against viral hemorrhagic septicemia in japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus. Fish Pathol, 47, 121-128.

【56】Song JY, Nakayama K, Kokushi E, Ito K, Uno S, Koyama J, Rahman MH, Murakami Y, Kitamura SI (2012) Effect of heavy oil exposure on antibacterial activity and expression of immune-related genes in Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus. Environ Toxicol Chem, 31, 828–835.

【55】Song JY, Ohta S, Nakayama K, Murakami Y, Kitamura SI (2012) A time-course study of immune response in Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus exposed to heavy oil. Environ Sci Pollut Res, 19, 2300-23o4.

【54】Hirose E, Nozawa A, Kumagai A, Kitamura SI (2012) Azumiobodo hoyamushi gen. nov. et sp. nov. (Euglenozoa, Kinetoplastea, Neobodonida): the pathogenic kinetoplastid of the soft tunic syndrome in ascidian. Dis Aquat Org, 97, 227-235.

【53】Kawaguchi M, Sugahara Y, Watanabe T, Irie K, Ishida M, Kurokawa D, Kitamura SI, Takata T, Handoh IC, Nakayama K, Murakami Y (2011) Nervous system disruption and concomitant behavioral abnormality in early hatched pufferfish larvae exposed to heavy oil. Environ Sci Pollut Res, 19, 2488-2497.

【52】Irie K, Kawaguchi M, Mizuno K, Song JY, Nakayama K, Kitamura SI, Murakami Y (2011) Effect of heavy oil on the development of the nervous system of floating and sinking teleost eggs. Mar Pollut Bull, 63, 297-302.

【51】Nishimoto S, Akiyama K, Kakinuma Y, Kitamura SI, Sugahara T (2011) Heavy oil fraction induces the dysplastic sperm in male mouse. J Toxicol Sci, 36, 487-491.

【50】Kumagai A, Suto A, Ito H, Tanabe T, Song JY, Kitamura SI, Hirose E, Kamaishi T, Miwa S (2011) Soft tunic syndrome in the edible ascidian Halocynthia roretzi (Drasche) is caused by a kinetoplastid protist. Dis Aquat Org, 95, 153-161.

【49】Song JY, Nakayama K, Murakami Y, Kitamura SI (2011) Heavy oil exposure induces high mortalities in virus carrier Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus. Mar Pollut Bull, 63, 362-365.

【48】Kawaguchi M, Song JY, Irie K, Murakami Y, Nakayama K, Kitamura SI (2011) Disruption of Sema3A expression causes abnormal neural projection in heavy oil exposed Japanese flounder larvae. Mar Pollut Bull, 63, 356-361.

【47】Jung SJ, Im EY, Strüder-Kypke MC, Kitamura SI (2011) Small subunit ribosomal RNA and mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 gene sequences of 21 strains of the parasitic scuticociliate Miamiensis avidus (Ciliophora, Scuticociliatia). Parasitol Res, 108, 1153-1161.

【46】Kim SR, Park MA, Kitamura SI, Jung SJ, Oh MJ (2010) Recovery of pseudomonas anguilliseptica from diseased striped beakperch (oplegnathus fasciatus) in Korea. Fisheries Aqua Sci, 13, 190-194.

【45】Nakayama K, Handoh IC, Kitamura SI, Kim EY, Iwata H, Tanabe S (2010) A microarray data analysis method to evaluate the impact of contaminants on wild animals. Sci Total Environ, 408, 5824-5827.

【44】 Tange N, Song JY, Kitamura SI (2010) Detection and identification of Miamiensis avidus causing scuticociliatosis by PCR. Fish Pathol 45, 130-132.

【43】Kitamura SI, Ohtake SI, Song JY, Jung SJ, Oh MJ, Choi BD, Azumi K, Hirose E (2010) Tunic morphology and viral surveillance in diseased Korean ascidians: soft tunic syndrome in the edible ascidian Halocynthia roretzi (Drasche) in aquaculture. J Fish Dis, 33, 153-160.

【42】Kim WS, Kim SR, Kim D, Kim JO, Park MA, Kitamura SI, Kim HY, Kim DH, Han HJ, Jung SJ, Oh MJ (2009) An outbreak of VHSV (viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus) infection in farmed olive flounder Paralichthys olivaceus in Korea. Aquaculture, 296, 165-168.

【41】Song JY, Sasaki K, Okada T, Sakashita M, Kawakami H, Matsuoka S, Kang HS, Nakayama K, Jung SJ, Oh MJ, Kitamura SI (2009) Antigenic differences of the scuticociliate Miamiensis avidus from Japan. J Fish Dis 32, 1027-1034.

【40】 Hossain M, Kim SR, Kitamura SI, Kim DW, Jung SJ, Nishizawa T, Yoshimizu M, Oh MJ (2009) Lymphocystis disease virus persists in the epidermal tissues of olive flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus (Temminch & Schlegel), at low temperatures. J Fish Dis 32, 699-703.

【39】Nishimoto S, Yamawaki M, Akiyama K, Kakinuma Y, Kitamura SI, Sugahara T (2009) Severe abnormalities in the reproductive organs of mice by chemical substances contained in heavy oil. J Toxicol Sci 34, 239-244.

【38】Inaba M, Suzuki S, Kitamura SI, Kumazawa N, Kodama H (2009) Distribution of marine birnavirus (MABV) in marine organisms from Okinawa, Japan, and a unique sequence variation of the VP2/NS region. J Microbiol 46, 29-33.

【37】Song JY, Kitamura SI, Oh MJ, Kang HS, Lee JH, Tanaka SJ, Jung SJ (2009) Pathogenicity of Miamiensis avidus (syn. Philasterides dicentrarchi), Pseudocohnilembus persalinus, Pseudocohnilembus hargisi and Uronema marinum (Ciliophora, Scuticociliatida). Dis Aquat Org 83, 133-143.

【36】仲山 慶,酒井大樹,北村真一,須藤明子,金 恩英,田辺信介,岩田久人 (2008)カワウ野生個体と培養細胞における遺伝子発現プロファイルの比較.環境毒性学会誌11, 75-81.

【35】Jung SJ, Kim SR, Joung IY, Kitamura SI, Ceong HT, Oh MJ (2008) Distribution of marine birnavirus in cultured olive flounder Paralichthys olivaceus in Korea. J Microbiol 46, 265-273.

【34】Lee BK, Katano T, Kitamura SI, Oh MJ, Han MS (2008) Monitoring of algicidal bacterium, Alteromonas sp. strain A14 in its application to natural Cochlodinium polykrikoides blooming seawater using fluorescence in situ hybridization. J Microbiol 46, 274-282.

【33】Murakami Y, Kitamura SI, Nakayama K, Matsuoka S, Sakaguchi H (2008) Effects of heavy oil in the developing spotted Halibut, Verasper variegates. Mar Pollut Bull 57, 524-528.

【32】Song JY, Nakayama K, Murakami Y, Jung SJ, Oh MJ, Matsuoka S, Kawakami H, Kitamura SI (2008) Does heavy oil pollution induce bacterial diseases in Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus ? Mar Pollut Bull 57, 889-894.

【31】Nakayama K, Kitamura SI, Murakami Y, Song JY, Jung SJ, Oh MJ, Iwata H, Tanabe S (2008) Toxicogenomic analysis of immune system-related genes in Japanese flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) exposed to heavy oil. Mar Pollut Bull 57, 445-452.

【30】Hashimoto E, Miyadai T, Ohtani M, Kitamura SI, Oh MJ (2008) Proliferation of kuchijirosho causative agent in a fugu-derived cell line. J Fish Dis 31, 443-449.

【29】Hossain M, Song JY, Kitamura SI, Jung SJ, Oh MJ (2008) Phylogenetic analysis of lymphocystis disease virus detected from tropical ornamental fish species based on a major capsid protein gene. J Fish Dis 31, 473-479.

【28】Song JY, Kitamura SI, Jung SJ, Miyadai T, Tanaka S, Fukuda Y, Kim SR, Oh MJ (2008) Genetic variation and geographic distribution of megalocytiviruses. J Microbiol 46, 29-33.

【27】Kim SR, Jeong BM, Jung SJ, Kitamura SI, Kim D, Kim DH, Oh MJ (2008) Cumulative mortality in striped beackperch, Oplegnathus fasciatus infected with red sea bream iridovirus (RSIV) at different water temperature and identification of heat shock protein 70. J Fish Pathol 21, 13-20.

【26】Azumi K, Usami T, Kamimura A, Sabau SV, Miki Y, Fujie M, Jung SJ, Kitamura SI, Suzuki S, Yokosawa H (2007) cDNA microarray analyses reveal candidate marker genes for the detection of ascidian disease in Korea. Zool Sci 24, 1231-1240.

【25】Kitamura SI, Ko JY, Lee WL, Kim SR, Song JY, Kim DK, Jung SJ, Oh MJ (2007) Seasonal prevalence of lymphocystis disease virus and aquabirnavirus in Japanese flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus, and blue mussel, Mytilus galloprovincialis. Aquaculture 266, 26-31.

【24】Azumi K, Nakamura S, Kitamura SI, Jung SJ, Kanehira K, Iwata H, Tanabe S, Suzuki S (2007) Accumulation of organotin compounds and marine birnavirus detection in Korean ascidians. Fisheries Sci 73, 263-269.

【23】Jung SJ, Kitamura SI, Song JY, Oh MJ (2007) Miamiensis avidus (Ciliophora: Scuticociliatida) causing systemic infection against olive flounder Paralichthys olivaceus and confirmation of M. avidus as a senior synonym of Philasterides dicentrarchi. Dis Aquat Org 73, 227-234.

【22】Oh MJ, Kim WS, Park MK, Jung SJ, Miyadai T, Ohtani M, Kitamura SI (2006) Susceptibility of marine fish species to a megalocytivirus, turbot iridovirus, isolated from turbot Scophthalmus maximus (L.). J Fish Dis 29, 415-421.

【21】Oh MJ, Kim WS, Kitamura SI, Lee HK, Son BW, Jung TS, Jung SJ (2006) Change of pathogenicity in olive flounder Paralichthys olivaceus by co-infection of Vibrio harveyi, Edwardsiella tarda and marine birnavirus. Aquaculture 257, 156-16.

【20】Kitamura SI, Jung SJ, Oh MJ (2006) Differentiation of lymphocystis disease virus genotype by multiplex PCR. J Microbiol 44, 248-253.

【19】Kim SR, Jung SJ, Kitamura SI, Kang SY, Oh MJ (2006) Acute toxicity of wood vinegar on culture fishes. J Fish Pathol 19, 277-284.

【18】Jung SJ, Kitamura SI, Aoyama M, Song JY, Kim BK, Oh MJ (2006) Immune response of olive flounder, Paralichthys olivaceus against Miamiensis avidus (Ciliophora: Scuticociliatida). J Fish Pathol 19, 173-181.

【17】Kim JD, Kim YJ, Jung SJ, Kitamura SI, Park SW, Oh BS, Byun SG, Oh MJ (2006) Nervous necrosis virus (NNV)-free seed production of red drum, Sciaenops ocellatus. J Fish Pathol 19, 65-72.

【16】Kitamura SI, Jung SJ, Kim WS, Nishizawa T, Yoshimizu M, Oh MJ (2006) A new genotype of lymphocystivirus, LCDV-RF, from lymphocystis diseased rockfish. Arch Virol 151, 607-615.

【13】Oh MJ, Jung SJ, Kitamura SI, Kim HY, Kang SY (2006) Viral diseases of olive flounder in Korean hatchery. J Ocean Univ China 5, 45-48.

【15】Oh MJ, Jung SJ, Kitamura SI(2005) A comparative study based on RT-PCR and sequence analysis of nervous necrosis virus (NNV) infecting marine fishes in Korea. J World Aquacult Soc 36, 223-227.

【14】Jung SJ, Kitamura SI, Song JY, Joung IY, Oh MJ (2005) Complete small subunit rRNA gene sequence of scuticociliate Miaminesis avidus pathogenic to olive flounder Paralichthys olivaceus. Dis Aquat Org 64, 159-162.

【13】Kim WS, Jung SJ, Kim YJ, Oh MJ, Kitamura SI (2005) Characterization of an iridovirus detected from cultured turbot, Scophthalmus maximus in Korea. Dis Aquat Org 64,175-180.

【12】Nakano S, Tomaru Y, Katano T, Kaneda A, Makino W, Nishibe Y, Hirose M, Onji M, Kitamura SI, Takeoka H (2004) The dynamics of microbial and herbivorous food webs in a coastal sea with special reference to intermittent nutrient supply from bottom intrusion. Aquat Ecol 38, 485-493.

【11】Kim KH, Kim WS, Kim CS, Kim YJ, Kitamura SI, Jung SJ, Jung TS, Oh MJ (2004) Molecular characterization of infected iridovirus in cultured turbot (Scophthalmus maximus). J Aquaculture 17, 24-29.

【10】Kitamura SI, Kamata SI, Nakano S, Suzuki S (2004) Solar UV radiation does not inactivate marine birnavirus in coastal seawater. Dis Aquat Org 58, 251-254.

【9】Kitamura SI, Kamata SI, Nakano S, Suzuki S (2003) Detection of marine birnavirus genome in zooplankton collected from the Uwa Sea, Japan. Dis Aquat Org 54, 69-72.

【8】Kim WS, Kim KH, Kim CS, Kim YJ, Jung SJ, Jung TS, Kitamura SI, Yoshimizu M, MJ Oh (2003) The infection of irido-like virus in cultured turbot (Scophthalmus maximus). J Fish Pathol 16, 153-159.

【7】Kim KH, Kim WS, Kim CS, Kim YJ, Jung TS, Kitamura SI, Jung SJ, Oh MJ (2003) G protein gene of infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHNV) isolated from adult rainbow trout, Salmo gairneri in Korea. J Fish Pathol 16,161-164.

【6】Kitamura SI, Tomaru Y, Kawabata Z, Suzuki S (2002) Detection of marine birnavirus in the Japanese pearl oyster Pinctada fucata and seawater from different depths. Dis Aquat Org 50, 211-217.

【5】Suzuki S, Kitamura SI, Chiura HX (2001) Aquabirnavirus widely distributes in the ocean, providing a dissolved RNA pool. Microbes Environ 16, 191-196.

【4】Miyadai T, Kitamura SI, Uwaoku H, Tahara D (2001) Experimental infection of several fish species with the causative agent of Kuchijirosho (snout ulcer disease) derived from the tiger puffer Takifugu rubripes. Dis Aquat Org 47, 193-199.

【3】Kitamura SI, Jung SJ, Suzuki S (2000) Seasonal change of infective state of marine birnavirus in Japanese pearl oyster Pinctada fucata. Arch Virol 145, 2003-2014.

【2】Kitamura SI, Suzuki S (2000) Occurrence of marine birnavirus through the year in coastal seawater in the Uwa Sea. Mar Biotechnol 2, 188-194.

【1】Jung SJ, Kitamura SI, Kawai K, Suzuki S (1999) Isolation of different types of birnavirus from ayu Plecoglossus altivelis and amago salmon Oncorhyncus rhodurus cultured in the same geographic area. Dis Aquat Org, 38, 87-91.