Tokyo Institute of Technology
Ohta-Shimojima Lab

過去の業績

2021年度出版論文

  • Transcriptomic analysis of resistant and susceptible responses in a new model root-knot nematode infection system using Solanum torvum and Meloidogyne arenaria.
    Kazuki Sato, Taketo Uehara, Julia Holbein, Yuko Sasaki-Sekimoto, Pamela Gan, Takahiro Bino, Katsushi Yamaguchi, Yasunori Ichihashi, Noriko Maki, Shuji Shigenobu, Hiroyuki Ohta, Rochus B Franke, Shahid Siddique, Florian MW Grundler, Takamasa Suzuki, Yasuhiro Kadota, Ken Shirasu, 2021, Frontiers in plant science.

  • Methods of Lipid Analyses for Microalgae: Charophytes, Eustigmatophytes, and Euglenophytes.
    Masako Iwai, Shiori Shibata, Hiroyuki Ohta, Koichiro Awai, 2021, Plant Lipids.

  • Excretion of triacylglycerol as a matrix lipid facilitating apoplastic accumulation of a lipophilic metabolite shikonin.
    Kanade Tatsumi, Takukji Ichino, Natsumi Isaka, Akifumi Sugiyama, Yozo Okazaki, Yasuhiro Higashi, Masataka Kajikawa, Hideya Fukuzawa, Kiminori Toyooka, Mayo Sato, Ikuyo Ichi, Koichiro Shimomura, Hiroyuki Ohta, Kazuki Saito, Kazufumi Yazaki, 2021, bioRxiv.

  • Characterization of the gelation and resulting network of a mixed-protein gel derived from sodium caseinate and ovalbumin in the presence of glucono-δ-lactone.
    Naoko Yuno-Ohta, Naoya Shimonomura, Yuuka Hoshi, Mathieu Leocmach, Koichi Hori, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2021, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces.

  • RCB-mediated chlorophagy caused by oversupply of nitrogen suppresses phosphate-starvation stress in plants.
    Yushi Yoshitake, Sakuya Nakamura, Daiki Shinozaki, Masanori Izumi, Kohki Yoshimoto, Hiroyuki Ohta, Mie Shimojima, 2021, Plant physiology.

  • Altitudinal differentiation in the leaf wax-mediated flowering bud protection against frost in a perennial Arabidopsis.
    Genki Yumoto, Yuko Sasaki-Sekimoto, Biva Aryal, Hiroyuki Ohta, Hiroshi Kudoh, 2021, Oecologia.

  • Recycling of the major thylakoid lipid MGDG and its role in lipid homeostasis in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
    Masako Iwai, Yui Yamada-Oshima, Kota Asami, Takashi Kanamori, Hideya Yuasa, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2021, Plant Physiology.

2020年度出版論文

  • MYB‐like transcription factor NoPSR1 is crucial for membrane lipid remodeling under phosphate starvation in the oleaginous microalga Nannochloropsis oceanica.
    Hiroki Murakami, Natsue Kakutani, Yunato Kuroyanagi, Masako Iwai, Koichi Hori, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2020, FEBS letters.

  • Efficient and multiplexable genome editing using Platinum TALENs in oleaginous microalga, Nannochloropsis oceanica NIES‐2145.
    Tomokazu Kurita, Keishi Moroi, Masako Iwai, Kumiko Okazaki, Shinsuke Shimizu, Seiji Nomura, Fumihiko Saito, Shinichiro Maeda, Akihide Takami, Atsushi Sakamoto, Hiroyuki Ohta, Tetsushi Sakuma, Takashi Yamamoto, 2020, Genes to Cells.

2019年度出版論文

  • SnRK2 protein kinases represent an ancient system in plants for adaptation to a terrestrial environment.
    Akihisa Shinozawa, Ryoko Otake, Daisuke Takezawa, Taishi Umezawa, Kenji Komatsu, Keisuke Tanaka, Anna Amagai, Shinnosuke Ishikawa, Yurie Hara, Yasuko Kamisugi, Andrew C Cuming, Koichi Hori, Hiroyuki Ohta, Fuminori Takahashi, Kazuo Shinozaki, Takahisa Hayashi, Teruaki Taji, Yoichi Sakata, 2019, Communications biology.

  • Autophagy-mediated regulation of lipid metabolism and its impact on the growth in algae and seed plants.
    Yushi Yoshitake, Hiroyuki Ohta, Mie Shimojima, 2019, Frontiers in plant science.

  • A homolog of Arabidopsis SDP1 lipase in Nannochloropsis is involved in degradation of de novo-synthesized triacylglycerols in the endoplasmic reticulum.
    Takashi Nobusawa, Kaoru Yamakawa-Ayukawa, Fumihiko Saito, Seiji Nomura, Akihide Takami, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2019, (BBA)-Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids.

  • Lipid remodeling under acidic conditions and its interplay with low Pi stress in Arabidopsis.
    Masato Murakawa, Hiroyuki Ohta, Mie Shimojima, 2019, Plant molecular biology.

  • Lipid remodeling regulator 1 (LRL1) is differently involved in the phosphorus‐depletion response from PSR1 in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
    Nur A Hidayati, Yui Yamada‐Oshima, Masako Iwai, Takashi Yamano, Masataka Kajikawa, Nozomu Sakurai, Kunihiro Suda, Kanami Sesoko, Koichi Hori, Takeshi Obayashi, Mie Shimojima, Hideya Fukuzawa, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2019, The Plant Journal.

2018年度出版論文

  • Physcomitrella MADS-box genes regulate water supply and sperm movement for fertilization.
    Shizuka Koshimizu, Rumiko Kofuji, Yuko Sasaki-Sekimoto, Masahide Kikkawa, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, Shuji Shigenobu, Yukiko Kabeya, Yuji Hiwatashi, Yosuke Tamada, Takashi Murata, Mitsuyasu Hasebe, 2018,Nature plants.

  • Complete Genome Sequence of the Nonheterocystous Cyanobacterium Pseudanabaena sp. ABRG5-3.
    Naoyuki Tajima, Yu Kanesaki, Shusei Sato, Hirofumi Yoshikawa, Fumito Maruyama, Ken Kurokawa, Hiroyuki Ohta, Tomoyasu Nishizawa, Munehiko Asayama, Naoki Sato, 2018, Genome announcements.

  • Recurrent acquisition of cytosine methyltransferases into eukaryotic retrotransposons.
    Alex De Mendoza, Amandine Bonnet, Dulce B Vargas-Landin, Nanjing Ji, Hongfei Li, Feng Yang, Ling Li, Koichi Hori, Jahnvi Pflueger, Sam Buckberry, Hiroyuki Ohta, Nedeljka Rosic, Pascale Lesage, Senjie Lin, Ryan Lister, 2018, Nature communications.

  • Betaine Lipid Is Crucial for Adapting to Low Temperature and Phosphate Deficiency in Nannochloropsis.
    Hiroki Murakami, Takashi Nobusawa, Koichi Hori, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2018, Plant Physiology.

  • Rice leaf hydrophobicity and gas films are conferred by a wax synthesis gene (LGF1) and contribute to flood tolerance.
    Yusuke Kurokawa, Keisuke Nagai, Phung Danh Huan, Kousuke Shimazaki, Huangqi Qu, Yoshinao Mori, Yosuke Toda, Takeshi Kuroha, Nagao Hayashi, Saori Aiga, Jun‐ichi Itoh, Atsushi Yoshimura, Yuko Sasaki‐Sekimoto, Hiroyuki Ohta, Mie Shimojima, Al Imran Malik, Ole Pedersen, Timothy David Colmer, Motoyuki Ashikari, 2018, New Phytologist.

  • Changes of aliphatic C–H bonds in cyanobacteria during experimental thermal maturation in the presence or absence of silica as evaluated by FTIR microspectroscopy.
    Motoko Igisu, Tadashi Yokoyama, Yuichiro Ueno, Satoru Nakashima, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, Shigenori Maruyama, 2018, Geobiology.

  • Comprehensive analysis of cuticular wax components using GC×GC-MS.
    Hiroyuki Ohta Yuko Sasaki-Sekimoto, 2018, Shimadzu Application Note.

2017年度出版論文

  • GTR1 is a jasmonic acid and jasmonoyl-l-isoleucine transporter in Arabidopsis thaliana.
    Yasuhiro Ishimaru, Takaya Oikawa, Takeshi Suzuki, Syohei Takeishi, Hideyuki Matsuura, Kosaku Takahashi, Shin Hamamoto, Nobuyuki Uozumi, Takafumi Shimizu, Mitsunori Seo, Hiroyuki Ohta, Minoru Ueda, 2017,Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry.

  • Determination of the Absolute Configuration of a Monoglyceride Antibolting Compound and Isolation of Related Compounds from Radish Leaves (Raphanus sativus).
    Tsuyoshi Ogihara, Naruki Amano, Yuki Mitsui, Kaien Fujino, Hiroyuki Ohta, Kosaku Takahashi, Hideyuki Matsuura, 2017, Journal of natural products.

  • Differently localized lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferases crucial for triacylglycerol biosynthesis in the oleaginous alga Nannochloropsis.
    Takashi Nobusawa, Koichi Hori, Hiroshi Mori, Ken Kurokawa, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2017, The Plant Journal.

  • Primitive Auxin Response without TIR1 and Aux/IAA in the Charophyte Alga Klebsormidium nitens.
    Kinuka Ohtaka, Koichi Hori, Yuri Kanno, Mitsunori Seo, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2017, Plant Physiology.

  • FLUCTUATING-LIGHT-ACCLIMATION PROTEIN1, Conserved in Oxygenic Phototrophs, Regulates H+ Homeostasis and Non-Photochemical Quenching in Chloroplasts.
    Ryoichi Sato, Masaru Kono, Kyohei Harada, Hiroyuki Ohta, Shinichi Takaichi, Shinji Masuda, 2017, Plant and Cell Physiology.

  • Arabidopsis phosphatidic acid phosphohydrolases are essential for growth under nitrogen-depleted conditions.
    Yushi Yoshitake, Ryoichi Sato, Yuka Madoka, Keiko Ikeda, Masato Murakawa, Ko Suruga, Daisuke Sugiura, Ko Noguchi, Hiroyuki Ohta, Mie Shimojima, 2017, Frontiers in plant science.

  • Co-expressed Pathways DataBase for Tomato: a database to predict pathways relevant to a query gene.
    Takafumi Narise, Nozomu Sakurai, Takeshi Obayashi, Hiroyuki Ohta, Daisuke Shibata, 2017, BMC genomics.

  • Sequencing and analysis of the complete organellar genomes of Parmales, a closely related group to Bacillariophyta (diatoms).
    Naoyuki Tajima, Kenji Saitoh, Shusei Sato, Fumito Maruyama, Mutsuo Ichinomiya, Shinya Yoshikawa, Ken Kurokawa, Hiroyuki Ohta, Satoshi Tabata, Akira Kuwata, Naoki Sato, 2017, Current genetics.

2016年度出版論文

  • Eukaryotic components remodeled chloroplast nucleoid organization during the green plant evolution.
    Yusuke Kobayashi, Mari Takusagawa, Naomi Harada, Yoichiro Fukao, Shohei Yamaoka, Takayuki Kohchi, Koichi Hori, Hiroyuki Ohta, Toshiharu Shikanai, Yoshiki Nishimura, 2016, Genome biology and evolution.

  • ALCOdb: Gene coexpression database for microalgae.
    Yuichi Aoki, Yasunobu Okamura, Hiroyuki Ohta, Kengo Kinoshita, Takeshi Obayashi, 2016, Plant and Cell Physiology.

  • TOR (target of rapamycin) is a key regulator of triacylglycerol accumulation in microalgae.
    Sousuke Imamura, Yasuko Kawase, Ikki Kobayashi, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, Kan Tanaka, 2016, Plant signaling & behavior.

  • 12-oxo-phytodienoic acid, a plant-derived oxylipin, attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammation in microglia.
    Nozomi Taki-Nakano, Jun Kotera, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2016, Biochemical and biophysical research communications.

  • Primitive extracellular lipid components on the surface of the charophytic alga Klebsormidium flaccidum and their possible biosynthetic pathways as deduced from the genome sequence.
    Satoshi Kondo, Koichi Hori, Yuko Sasaki-Sekimoto, Atsuko Kobayashi, Tsubasa Kato, Naoko Yuno-Ohta, Takashi Nobusawa, Kinuka Ohtaka, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2016, Frontiers in plant science.

  • Tangled evolutionary processes with commonality and diversity in plastidial glycolipid synthesis in photosynthetic organisms.
    Koichi Hori, Takashi Nobusawa, Tei Watanabe, Yuka Madoka, Hideyuki Suzuki, Daisuke Shibata, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2016, (BBA)-Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids.

  • Sequencing and analysis of the complete organellar genomes of Parmales, a closely related group to Bacillariophyta (diatoms).
    Naoyuki Tajima, Kenji Saitoh, Shusei Sato, Fumito Maruyama, Mutsuo Ichinomiya, Shinya Yoshikawa, Ken Kurokawa, Hiroyuki Ohta, Satoshi Tabata, Akira Kuwata, Naoki Sato, 2016, Current genetics.

2015年度出版論文

  • The jasmonate-responsive GTR1 transporter is required for gibberellin-mediated stamen development in Arabidopsis.
    Hikaru Saito, Takaya Oikawa, Shin Hamamoto, Yasuhiro Ishimaru, Miyu Kanamori-Sato, Yuko Sasaki-Sekimoto, Tomoya Utsumi, Jing Chen, Yuri Kanno, Shinji Masuda, Yuji Kamiya, Mitsunori Seo, Nobuyuki Uozumi, Minoru Ueda, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2015, Nature communications.

  • A highly sensitive quantification method for the accumulation of alarmone ppGpp in Arabidopsis thaliana using UPLC-ESI-qMS/MS.
    Yuta Ihara, Hiroyuki Ohta, Shinji Masuda, 2015, Journal of plant research.

  • An engineered lipid remodeling system using a galactolipid synthase promoter during phosphate starvation enhances oil accumulation in plants.
    Mie Shimojima, Yuka Madoka, Ryota Fujiwara, Masato Murakawa, Yushi Yoshitake, Keiko Ikeda, Ryota Koizumi, Keiji Endo, Katsuya Ozaki, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2015, Frontiers in plant science.

  • Manipulation of oil synthesis in Nannochloropsis strain NIES-2145 with a phosphorus starvation–inducible promoter from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
    Masako Iwai, Koichi Hori, Yuko Sasaki-Sekimoto, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2015, Frontiers in microbiology.

  • Target of rapamycin (TOR) plays a critical role in triacylglycerol accumulation in microalgae.
    Sousuke Imamura, Yasuko Kawase, Ikki Kobayashi, Toshiyuki Sone, Atsuko Era, Shin-ya Miyagishima, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, Kan Tanaka, 2015, Plant molecular biology.

  • Biochemical characterization of allene oxide synthases from the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha and green microalgae Klebsormidium flaccidum provides insight into the evolutionary divergence of the plant CYP74 family.
    Takao Koeduka, Kimitsune Ishizaki, Cynthia Mugo Mwenda, Koichi Hori, Yuko Sasaki-Sekimoto, Hiroyuki Ohta, Takayuki Kohchi, Kenji Matsui, 2015, Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

  • Impact of the plastidial stringent response in plant growth and stress responses.
    Mikika Maekawa, Rina Honoki, Yuta Ihara, Ryoichi Sato, Akira Oikawa, Yuri Kanno, Hiroyuki Ohta, Mitsunori Seo, Kazuki Saito, Shinji Masuda, 2015, Nature plants.

2014年度出版論文

  • Comprehensive analysis of protein interactions between JAZ proteins and bHLH transcription factors that negatively regulate jasmonate signaling.
    Yuko Sasaki-Sekimoto, Hikaru Saito, Shinji Masuda, Ken Shirasu, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2014, Plant signaling & behavior.

  • Cyanobacterial monogalactosyldiacylglycerol-synthesis pathway is involved in normal unsaturation of galactolipids and low-temperature adaptation of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.
    Yuichi Yuzawa, Mie Shimojima, Ryoichi Sato, Naoki Mizusawa, Keiko Ikeda, Mamie Suzuki, Masako Iwai, Koichi Hori, Hajime Wada, Shinji Masuda, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2014, (BBA)-Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids.

  • Mechanisms of induction of the stress-responsive transcription factors HsfA2 and DREB2A by 12-oxo-phytodienoic acid in Arabidopsis thaliana.
    Shinji Masuda, Yoshihito Tokaji, Yuichi Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2014, Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry.

  • Analysis of the complete plastid genome of the unicellular red alga Porphyridium purpureum.
    Naoyuki Tajima, Shusei Sato, Fumito Maruyama, Ken Kurokawa, Hiroyuki Ohta, Satoshi Tabata, Kohsuke Sekine, Takashi Moriyama, Naoki Sato, 2014, Journal of plant research.

  • Klebsormidium flaccidum genome reveals primary factors for plant terrestrial adaptation.
    Koichi Hori, Fumito Maruyama, Takatomo Fujisawa, Tomoaki Togashi, Nozomi Yamamoto, Mitsunori Seo, Syusei Sato, Takuji Yamada, Hiroshi Mori, Naoyuki Tajima, Takashi Moriyama, Masahiko Ikeuchi, Mai Watanabe, Hajime Wada, Koichi Kobayashi, Masakazu Saito, Tatsuru Masuda, Yuko Sasaki-Sekimoto, Kiyoshi Mashiguchi, Koichiro Awai, Mie Shimojima, Shinji Masuda, Masako Iwai, Takashi Nobusawa, Takafumi Narise, Satoshi Kondo, Hikaru Saito, Ryoichi Sato, Masato Murakawa, Yuta Ihara, Yui Oshima-Yamada, Kinuka Ohtaka, Masanori Satoh, Kohei Sonobe, Midori Ishii, Ryosuke Ohtani, Miyu Kanamori-Sato, Rina Honoki, Daichi Miyazaki, Hitoshi Mochizuki, Jumpei Umetsu, Kouichi Higashi, Daisuke Shibata, Yuji Kamiya, Naoki Sato, Yasukazu Nakamura, Satoshi Tabata, Shigeru Ida, Ken Kurokawa, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2014, Nature communications.

  • Transcriptional regulation of thylakoid galactolipid biosynthesis coordinated with chlorophyll biosynthesis during the development of chloroplasts in Arabidopsis.
    Koichi Kobayashi, Sho Fujii, Daichi Sasaki, Shinsuke Baba, Hiroyuki Ohta, Tatsuru Masuda, Hajime Wada, 2014, Frontiers in plant science.

  • Monogalactosyldiacylglycerol synthesis in the outer envelope membrane of chloroplasts is required for enhanced growth under sucrose supplementation.
    Masato Murakawa, Mie Shimojima, Yuichi Shimomura, Koichi Kobayashi, Koichiro Awai, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2014, Frontiers in plant science.

  • Transcriptomic and lipidomic profiles of glycerolipids during Arabidopsis flower development.
    Yuki Nakamura, Norman ZW Teo, Guanghou Shui, Christine HL Chua, Wei‐Fun Cheong, Sriram Parameswaran, Ryota Koizumi, Hiroyuki Ohta, Markus R Wenk, Toshiro Ito, 2014, New Phytologist.

  • Enhancement of extraplastidic oil synthesis in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii using a type‐2 diacylglycerol acyltransferase with a phosphorus starvation–inducible ….
    Masako Iwai, Keiko Ikeda, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2014, Plant biotechnology journal.

  • Arabidopsis mutants affecting oxylipin signaling in photo-oxidative stress responses.
    Masanori Satoh, Yoshihito Tokaji, Atsushi J Nagano, Ikuko Hara-Nishimura, Makoto Hayashi, Mikio Nishimura, Hiroyuki Ohta, Shinji Masuda, 2014, Plant physiology and biochemistry.

  • Prediction of respective contribution of linear electron flow and PGR5-dependent cyclic electron flow to non-photochemical quenching induction.
    Ryoichi Sato, Hiroyuki Ohta, Shinji Masuda, 2014, Plant physiology and biochemistry.

  • Oxygenic photosynthesis without galactolipids.
    Koichiro Awai, Hiroyuki Ohta, Naoki Sato, 2014, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

  • Cytoprotective effects of 12-oxo phytodienoic acid, a plant-derived oxylipin jasmonate, on oxidative stress-induced toxicity in human neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y cells.
    Nozomi Taki-Nakano, Hiromitsu Ohzeki, Jun Kotera, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2014, (BBA)-General Subjects.

2013年度出版論文

  • Inhibition of arabidopsis hypocotyl elongation by jasmonates is enhanced under red light in phytochrome B dependent manner.
    Jing Chen, Kohei Sonobe, Narihito Ogawa, Shinji Masuda, Akira Nagatani, Yuichi Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2013, Journal of plant research.

  • A predicted structure for the PixD–PixE complex determined by homology modeling, docking simulations, and a mutagenesis study.
    Shukun Ren, Ryoichi Sato, Koji Hasegawa, Hiroyuki Ohta, Shinji Masuda, 2013, Biochemistry.

  • Whole-genome sequence of the purple photosynthetic bacterium Rhodovulum sulfidophilum strain W4.
    Shinji Masuda, Koichi Hori, Fumito Maruyama, Shukun Ren, Saori Sugimoto, Nozomi Yamamoto, Hiroshi Mori, Takuji Yamada, Shusei Sato, Satoshi Tabata, Hiroyuki Ohta, Ken Kurokawa, 2013, Genome announcements.

  • Basic helix-loop-helix transcription factors JASMONATE-ASSOCIATED MYC2-LIKE1 (JAM1), JAM2, and JAM3 are negative regulators of jasmonate responses in Arabidopsis.
    SYuko Sasaki-Sekimoto, Yusuke Jikumaru, Takeshi Obayashi, Hikaru Saito, Shinji Masuda, Yuji Kamiya, Hiroyuki Ohta, Ken Shirasu, 2013, Plant physiology.

  • Molecular and Physiological Analysis of Al3+ and H+ Rhizotoxicities at Moderately Acidic Conditions.
    TYasufumi Kobayashi, Yuriko Kobayashi, Toshihiro Watanabe, Jon E Shaff, Hiroyuki Ohta, Leon V Kochian, Tadao Wagatsuma, Thomas B Kinraide, Hiroyuki Koyama, 2013, Plant Physiology.

  • Differential regulation of two types of monogalactosyldiacylglycerol synthase in membrane lipid remodeling under phosphate-limited conditions in sesame plants.
    Mie Shimojima, Takahide Watanabe, Yuka Madoka, Ryota Koizumi, Masayuki P Yamamoto, Kyojiro Masuda, Kyoji Yamada, Shinji Masuda, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2013, Frontiers in plant science.

  • Role of galactolipid biosynthesis in coordinated development of photosynthetic complexes and thylakoid membranes during chloroplast biogenesis in Arabidopsis.
    TYasufumi Kobayashi, Yuriko Kobayashi, Toshihiro Watanabe, Jon E Shaff, Hiroyuki Ohta, Leon V Kochian, Tadao Wagatsuma, Thomas B Kinraide, Hiroyuki Koyama, 2013, Plant Physiology.

2012年度出版論文

  • A novel biclustering approach with iterative optimization to analyze gene expression data.
    S Sutheeworapong, M Ota, H Ohta, K Kinoshita, 2012, Advances and applications in bioinformatics and chemistry.

  • Phylogeny of galactolipid synthase homologs together with their enzymatic analyses revealed a possible origin and divergence time for photosynthetic membrane biogenesis.
    Yuichi Yuzawa, Hidenori Nishihara, Tsuyoshi Haraguchi, Shinji Masuda, Mie Shimojima, Atsushi Shimoyama, Hideya Yuasa, Norihiro Okada, Hiroyuki Ohta, 2012, DNA research.

  • Domain‐level identification and quantification of relative prokaryotic cell abundance in microbial communities by Micro‐FTIR spectroscopy.
    Motoko Igisu, Ken Takai, Yuichiro Ueno, Manabu Nishizawa, Takuro Nunoura, Miho Hirai, Masanori Kaneko, Hiroshi Naraoka, Mie Shimojima, Koichi Hori, Satoru Nakashima, Hiroyuki Ohta, Shigenori Maruyama, Yukio Isozaki, 2012, Environmental Microbiology Reports.

  • Regulation of Root Greening by Light and Auxin/Cytokinin Signaling in Arabidopsis.
    Koichi Kobayashi, Shinsuke Baba, Takeshi Obayashi, Mayuko Sato, Kiminori Toyooka, Mika Keränen, Eva-Mari Aro, Hidehiro Fukaki, Hiroyuki Ohta, Keiko Sugimoto, Tatsuru Masuda, 2012, The Plant Cell.

  • lipid news.
    Hiroyuki Ohta, Yuichi Yuzawa, Mie Sshimojima, 2012, Also inside this issue: When scientists become parents Annual award winners

  • A PixD—PapB Chimeric Protein Reveals the Function of the BLUF Domain C-Terminal α-Helices for Light Signal Transduction.
    Shukun Ren, Masahiro Sawada, Koji Hasegawa, Yoshihiro Hayakawa, Hiroyuki Ohta, Shinji Masuda, 2012, Plant and Cell Physiology.

  • Homology Modeling for Hyperchem Homology Modeling for Hyperchem, 2010.
    Shukun REN, Masahiro SAWADA, Koji HASEGAWA, Yoshihiro HAYAKAWA, Hiroyuki OHTA, Shinji MASUDA, 2012, Plant and cell physiology

2011年度出版論文

  • Visualization of wounding-induced root-to-shoot communication in Arabidopsis.
    Sogabe Y, Nakamura H, Nakagawa T, Hasegawa S, Asano T, Ohta H, Yamaguchi K, Mueller MJ, Kodama H, Nishiuchi T, 2011, Plant Signal Behav

  • Gene expression analysis of wounding-induced root-to-shoot communication in Arabidopsis thaliana.
    Hasegawa S, Sogabe Y, Asano T, Nakagawa T, Nakamura H, Kodama H, Ohta H, Yamaguchi K, Mueller MJ, Nishiuchi T, Plant Cell Environ

  • A monogalactosyldiacylglycerol synthase found in the green sulfur bacterium Chlorobaculum tepidum reveals important roles for galactolipids in photosynthesis.
    Masuda, S., Harada, J., Yokono, M., Yuzawa, Y., Shimojima, M., Murofushi, K., Tanaka, H., Masuda, H., Murakawa, M., Haraguchi, T., Kondo, M., Nishimura, M., Yuasa, H., Noguchi, M., Oh-oka, H., Tanaka, A., Tamiaki, H. and Ohta, H, 2011, The Plant Cell

  • Critical regulation of galactolipid synthesis controls membrane differentiation and remodeling in distinct plant organs and following environmental changes.
    Shimojima M, Ohta H, 2011, Prog Lipid Res

  • Genomic Structure of the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 Strain GT-S.
    Tajima N, Sato S, Maruyama F, Kaneko T, Sasaki NV, Kurokawa K, Ohta H, Kanesaki Y, Yoshikawa H, Tabata S, Ikeuchi M, Sato N, 2011, DNA Res

2010年度出版論文

  • Zulkifli L, Akai M, Yoshikawa A, Shimojima M, Ohta H, Guy HR, Uozumi N.(2010) The KtrA and KtrE subunits are required for Na+-dependent K+ uptake by KtrB across the plasma membrane in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803. J Bacteriol. 192(19):5063-70.

  • Kanazawa, T., Ren, S., Maekawa, M., Hasegawa, K., Arisaka, F., Hyodo, M., Hayakawa, Y., Ohta, H. and Masuda, S. (2010) Biochemical and physiological characterization of a BLUF protein-EAL protein complex involved in blue light-dependent degradation of cyclic diguanylate in the purple bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris. Biochemistry 49: 10647-10655.

  • Dubots E, Audry M, Yamaryo Y, Bastien O, Ohta H, Breton C, Marechal E, Block MA. (2010) Activation of the chloroplast monogalactosyldiacylglycerol synthase MGD1 by phosphatidic acid and phosphatidylglycerol. J Biol Chem. 26;285(9):6003-11.

  • Narise T, Kobayashi K, Baba S, Shimojima M, Masuda S, Fukaki H, Ohta H (2010) Involvement of auxin signaling mediated by IAA14 and ARF7/19 in membrane lipid remodeling during phosphate starvation. Plant Mol Biol. 72(4-5):533-44.

2009年度出版論文

  • Nakamura, Y., Koizumi, R., Shui, G., Shimojima, M., Wenk, M.R., Ito, T., Ohta, H. Arabidopsis lipins mediate eukaryotic pathway of lipid metabolism and cope critically with phosphate starvation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2009, 106, 20978-20983
  • Igisu M, Uenod Y, Shimojima M, Nakashima S, Stanley M. Awramikg, Ohta H, Maruyama S. (2009) Micro-FTIR spectroscopic signatures of Bacterial lipids in Proterozoic microfossils. Precambrian Research. 173 19-26
  • Okazaki Y, Shimojima M, Sawada Y, Toyooka K, Narisawa T, Mochida K, Tanaka H, Matsuda F, Hirai A, Hirai MY, Ohta H, Saito K.(2009) A Chloroplastic UDP-Glucose Pyrophosphorylase from Arabidopsis Is the Committed Enzyme for the First Step of Sulfolipid Biosynthesis. Plant Cell.21(3):892-909.
  • Masuda, S., Ikeda, R., Masuda, T., Hashimoto, H., Tsuchiya, T., Kojima, H., Nomata, J., Fujita, Y., Mimuro, M., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2009) Prolamellar bodies formed by cyanobacterial protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase in Arabidopsis. Plant J.58:952-960.
  • Nakamura, Y., Kobayashi, K., Ohta, H. (2009) Activation of Galactolipid Biosynthesis in Development of Pistils and Pollen Tubes. Plant Physiol Biochem.47(6):535-539.
  • Kobayashi K, Awai K, Nakamura M, Nagatani A, Masuda T, and Ohta H. (2009) Type B monogalactosyldiacylglycerol synthases are involved in phosphate starvation induced lipid remodeling and are crucial for low-phosphate adaptation. Plant J.57(2):322-31.
  • Shimojima M, Tsuchiya M and Ohta H (2009) Temperature-dependent hyper-activation of monoglucosyldiacylglycerol synthase is post-translationally regulated in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. FEBS Lett, 583, 2372-2376.
  • Obayashi T, Hayashi S, Saeki M, Ohta H, Kinoshita K. (2009) ATTED-II provides coexpressed gene networks for Arabidopsis. Nucleic Acids Res., 37, D987-91.
  • Kobayashi K, Nakamura Y, Ohta H (2009) Type A and type B monogalactosyldiacylglycerol synthases are spatially and functionally separated in plastids of higher plants. Plant Physiol Biochem. 47(6):518-525.

2008年度出版論文

  • Gaude N., Nakamura Y., Scheible W.-R. Ohta H. and Dormann P. (2008) Phospholipase C5 (NPC5) is involved in galactolipid accumulation during phosphate limitation in leaves of Arabidopsis. Plant J. 56(1):28-39.
  • Obayashi, T, Hayashi S, Shibaoka M, Saeki M, Ohta H, Kinoshita K, (2008) COXPRESdb: a database of coexpressed gene networks in mammals. Nucleic Acids Res. Database issue ,Oxford University Press,:77-82.
  • Masuda, S., Mizusawa, K., Narisawa, T., Tozawa, Y., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2008) The bacterial stringent response, conserved in chloroplasts, controls plant fertilization. Plant Cell Physiol. 49: 135-141.
  • Mizusawa, K., Masuda, S. and Ohta, H. (2008) Expression profiling of four RelA/SpoT-like proteins, homologues of bacterial stringent factors, in Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta 228: 553-562.
  • Masuda, S., Tozawa, Y. and Ohta, H. (2008) Possible targets of “magic spots” in plant signaling. Plant Signaling Behavior. 3:1021-1023
  • Masuda, S., Hasegawa, K., Ohta, H. and Ono, T. (2008) Crucial role in light signal transduction for the conserved Met93 of the BLUF protein PixD/Slr1694. Plant Cell Physiol. 49(10):1600-6.

2007年度出版論文

  • Chung, Y., Masuda, S. and Bauer, C. E. (2007) Purification and reconstitution of PYP-phytochrome with biliverdin and 4-hydroxycinnamic acid. Methods Enzymol. 422: 184-189.
  • Nakasone, Y., Ono, T., Ishii, A., Masuda, S. and Terazima, M. (2007) Transient dimerization and conformational change of a BLUF protein: YcgF. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129: 7028-7035.
  • Shimada, H., Mochizuki, M., Ogura, K., Froehlich, J. E., Osteryoung, K. W., Shirano, Y., Shibata, D., Masuda, S., Mori, K. and Takamiya, K. (2007) Arabidopsis cotyledon-specific chloroplast biogenesis factor CYO1 is a protein disulfide isomerase. Plant Cell 19: 3157-3169.
  • Shimada, H., Ishida, K., Machiya, Y., Takamiya, K. (2007) Isolation of SIP, a protein that interacts with SPB, a possible transcriptional regulatory factor in Rhodobacter sphaeroides. Plant Cell Physiol. 48: 1504-1508.
  • Tozawa, Y., Nozawa, A., Kanno, T., Narisawa, T., Masuda, S., Kasai, K. and Nanamiya, H. (2007) Calcium-activated (p)ppGpp synthetase in chloroplasts of land plants. J. Biol. Chem. 282: 35536-35545.
  • Obayashi, T., Kinoshita, K., Nakai, K., Shibaoka, M., Hayashi, S., Saeki, M., Shibata, D., Saito, K., Ohta, H., (2007) ATTED-II: a database of co-expressed genes and cis elements for identifying co-regulated gene groups in Arabidopsis Nucl. Acids Res. Database Issue, 863-869.
  • Masuda S, Tomida Y, Ohta H and Takamiya K (2007) The critical role of a hydrogen bond between Gln63 and Trp104 in the blue-light sensing BLUF domain that controls AppA activity. J. Mol. Biol. 368: 1223-1230.
  • Nagai S, Koide M, Takahashi S, Kikuta A, Aono M, Sasaki-Sekimoto Y, Ohta H, Takamiya K, Masuda T (2007) Induction of isoforms of tetrapyrrole biosynthetic enzymes, AtHEMA2 and AtFC1, under stress conditions and their physiological functions in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 144, 1039-51.
  • Nakamura Y and Ohta H (2007) The diacylglycerol forming pathways differ among floral organs of Petunia hybrida. FEBS Lett. 581, 5475-5479.
  • Wakita M, Masuda S, Motohashi K, Hisabori T, Ohta H and Takamiya K (2007) The significance of Type II and PrxQ peroxiredoxins for antioxidative stress response in the purple bacterium Rhodobacter sphaeroides. J. Biol. Chem. 282: 27792-27801.
  • Nakamura Y., Tsuchiya M., Ohta, H. (2007) Plastidic phosphatidic acid phosphatases identified in a distinct subfamily of lipid phosphate phosphatase with prokaryotic origin. J. Biol. Chem. 282, 29013-29021.
  • Kobayashi, K, Kondo M, Fukuda H, Nishimura M, and Ohta H (2007) Galactolipid synthesis in chloroplast inner envelope is essential for proper thylakoid biogenesis, photosynthesis, and embryogenesis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104, 17216-17221.

2006年度出版論文

  • Unno, M., Masuda, S., Ono, T. and Yamauchi, S. (2006) Orientation of a Key Glutamine Residue in the BLUF Domain from AppA Revealed by Mutagenesis, Spectroscopy, and Quantum Chemical Calculations. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 5638-5639.
  • Hasegawa, K., Masuda, S. and Ono, T. (2006) Light induced structural changes of a full-length protein and its BLUF domain in YcgF (Blrp), a blue-light sensing protein that uses FAD (BLUF). Biochemistry 45, 3785-3793.
  • Awai, K., Kakimoto, T., Awai, C., Kaneko, T., Nakamura, Y., Takamiya, K., Wada, H., and Ohta, H. (2006) Comparative Genomic Analysis Revealed a Gene for Monoglucosyldiacylglycerol Synthase, an Enzyme for Photosynthetic Membrane Lipid Synthesis in Cyanobacteria. Plant Physiol.141,1120-1127.
  • Yamaryo, Y., Motohashi, K., Takamiya, K., Hisabori, T. Ohta, H. (2006)In vitro reconstitution of monogalactosyldiacylglycerol (MGDG) synthase regulation by thioredoxin. FEBS Lett.580 4086-4090.
  • Kobayashi, K., Masuda, T., Takamiya, K. and Ohta, H. (2006) Membrane lipid alteration during phosphate starvation is regulated by phosphate signaling and auxin/cytokinin cross-talk. Plant J. 47, 238-248.

2005年度出版論文

  • Masuda, S., Hasegawa, K. and Ono, T. (2005) Triptophan at position 104 is involved in transforming light signal into changes of -sheet structure for the signaling state in the BLUF domain of AppA. Plant Cell Physiol. 46, 1894-1901.
  • Shimada H, Ohno R, Shibata M, Ikegami I, Onai K, Ohto MA, Takamiya K.(2005) Inactivation and deficiency of core proteins of photosystems I and II caused by genetical phylloquinone and plastoquinone deficiency but retained lamellar structure in a T-DNA mutant of Arabidopsis. Plant J.41(4):627-37.
  • Makihara, F., Tsuzuki, M., Sato, K., Masuda, S., Nagashima, K. V. P., Abo, M. and Okubo, A. (2005) Role of trehalose synthesis pathways in salt tolerance mechanism of Rhodobacter sphaeroides f. sp. denitrificans IL106. Arch Microbiol. 184, 56 - 65.
  • Masuda, S., Hasegawa, K. and Ono, T. (2005) Adenosine diphosphate moiety does not participate in structural changes for the signaling state in the sensor of blue-light using FAD domain of AppA. FEBS Lett. 579, 4329-4332.
  • Anderson, S., Dragnea, V., Masuda, S., Ybe, J., Moffat, K. and Bauer, C. E. (2005) Structure of a novel photoreceptor, the BLUF domain of AppA from Rhodobacter sphaeroides. Biochemistry 44, 7998-8005.
  • Taki, N., Sasaki-Sekimoto, Y., Obayashi, T., Kikuta, A., Kobayashi, K., Ainai, T., Yagi, K., Sakurai, N.,Suzuki, H., Masuda, T., Takamiya, K., Shibata, D., Kobayashi, Y., and Ohta, H.(2005) 12-oxo-phytodienoic acid triggers expression of a distinct set of genes and plays a role in wound-induced gene expression in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol.139:1268-1283
  • Fusada N, Masuda T, Kuroda H, Shimada H, Ohta H, Takamiya K.(2005) Identification of a Novel Cis-Element Exhibiting Cytokinin-Dependent Protein Binding in Vitro in the 5'-region of NADPH-Protochlorophyllide Oxidoreductase Gene in Cucumber. Plant Mol Biol.59.4:631-645
  • Sasaki-Sekimoto, Y., Taki, N., Obayashi, T., Aono, M., Matsumoto, F., Nozomu Sakurai, N., Suzuki, H., Y-Hirai, M., Noji, M., Saito, K., Masuda, T., Takamiya, K., Shibata, D., and Ohta, H.(2005)Coordinated activation of metabolic pathways for antioxidants and defense compounds by jasmonates and their roles in stress tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J.44.653-668.
  • T.Tokimatsu, N. Sakurai, H. Suzuki, H. Ohta, K. NIshitani, T. Koyama, T. Umezawa, N. Misawa, K. Saito and D. Shibata(2005) KaPPA-View. A Web-Based Analysis Tool for Integration of Transcript and Metabolite Data on Plant Metabolic Pathway Maps. Plant Physiol.138.1289-1300.
  • Y. Nakamura, K. Awai, T. masuda, Y. Yoshioka, K. Takamiya, H. Ohta(2005) A novel phosphatidylchline-hydrolyzing phospholipase C induced by phosphate starvation. J. Biol. Chem.280.9:7469-7476.
  • Shimojima M, Hoffmann-Benning S, Garavito RM, Benning C.(2005) Ferredoxin-dependent glutamate synthase moonlights in plant sulfolipid biosynthesis by forming a complex with SQD1. Arch Biochem Biophys. 436.206-14.

2004年度出版論文

  • Shimada, H., Koizumi, M., Kuroki, K., Mochizuki, M., Fujimoto, H., Ohta, H., Masuda T., and Takamiya, K.(2004) ARC3, a chloroplast division factor, is a chimera of prokaryotic FtsZ and part of eukaryotic phosphatidylinositol-4-phosphate 5-kinase. Plant Cell Physiol.45.8:960-967
  • Matsumoto, F., Obayashi, T., Sasaki-Sekimoto, Y., Ohta, H., Takamiya, K., and Masuda, T. (2004) Gene expression profiling of the tetrapyrrole metabolic pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana with a mini-array system. Plant Physiol., 135(4):2379-91.
  • Kobayashi, K., Awai, K., Takamiya, K., and Ohta, H. (2004) Arabidopsis Type B monogalactosyldiacylglycerol synthase genes are expressed during pollen tube growth and induced by phosphate starvation. Plant Physiol., 134: 640-648.
  • Obayashi, T., Okegawa, T., Sasaki-Sekimoto, Y., Shimada, H., Masuda, T., Asamizu, E., Nakamura, Y., Shibata, D., Tabata, S., Takamiya, K. and Ohta, H. (2004) Distinctive features of plant organs characterized by global analysis of gene expression in Arabidopsis. DNA Res., 11: 11-25.

2003年度出版論文

  • Nakamura, Y., Arimitsu, H., Yamaryo, Y., Awai, K., Masuda, T., Shimada, H., Takamiya, K. and Ohta, H. (2003) Digalactosyldiacylglycerol is a major glycolipid in floral organs of Petunia hybrida. Lipids, 38: 1107-1112.
  • Masuda, T., Fusada, N., Oosawa, N., Takamatsu, K., Yamamoto, Y.Y., Ohto, M., Nakamura, K., Goto, K., Shibata, D., Shirano, Y, Hayashi, H., Kato, T., Tabata, S., Shimada, H., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2003) Functional analysis of isoforms of NADPH:protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase (POR), PORB and PORC, in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol.,44: 963-974.
  • Yamaryo, Y., Kanai, D., Awai, K., Shimojima, M., Masuda, T., Shimada, H., Takamiya, K. and Ohta, H. (2003) Light and cytokinin play a cooperative role in MGDG synthesis in greening cucumber cotyledons. Plant Cell Physiol.,44: 844-855.
  • Masuda, T., Suzuki, T., Shimada, H., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2003) Subcellular localization of two types of ferrochelatase in cucumber. Planta, 217: 602-609.
  • Masuda, T., Tanaka, A. and Melis, A. (2003) Chlorophyll antenna size adjustments by irradiance in Dunaliella salina involve coordinate regulation of chlorophyll a oxygenase (CAO) and Lhcb gene expression. Plant Mol. Biol.,51: 757-771.
  • Tsuchiya, T., Suzuki, T., Yamada, T., Shimada, H., Masuda, T., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2003) Chlorophyllase as a serine hydrolase: Identification of a putative catalytic triad. Plant Cell Physiol., 44: 96-101.
  • Sasaki-Sekimoto, Y., Obayashi, T., Matsuumi, M., Kobayashi, Y., Asamizu, E., Shibata, D., Nakamura, Y., Masuda, T., Shimada, H., Takamiya, K., Tabata, S. and Ohta, H. (2003) Monitoring of 12-oxo-phytodienoic acid (OPDA)-induced expression changes in Arabidopsis cDNA macroarray. In Advanced Research on Plant Lipids, Murata, N., Yamada, M., Nishida, I., Okuyama, H., Sekiya, J., Hajime, W. eds, pp 335-338, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherland
  • Yamaryo, Y., Motohashi, K., Masuda, T., Shimada, H., Takamiya, K. and Ohta, H. (2003) Galactolipid synthesis coordinates with the expression of photosynthetic activity via redox cascade. In Advanced Research on Plant Lipids, Murata, N., Yamada, M., Nishida, I., Okuyama, H., Sekiya, J., Hajime, W. eds, pp 207-210, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherland
  • Kobayashi, K., Awai, K., Shimada, H., Masuda, T., Takamiya, K. and Ohta, H. (2003) Histochemical analysis of three MGD genes using promoter-GUS fusion system in Arabidopsis. In Advanced Research on Plant Lipids, Murata, N., Yamada, M., Nishida, I., Okuyama, H., Sekiya, J., Hajime, W. eds, pp 199-202, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherland
  • 関本結子,大林武,太田啓之 (2003) DNAアレイ(DNAチップ)法を用いた遺伝子発現解析.化学装置,45: 32-35.
  • 大林武,関本結子,太田啓之 (2003) 33Pを用いた遺伝子発現の網羅的解析.ISOTOPE NEWS,5月号,16-18.
  • 山領和紀,太田啓之 (2003) 高等植物のグリセロ糖脂質の生合成を担う糖転移酵素とその多様な機能. 酵素工学ニュース, 50: 38-50.

2002年度出版論文

  • Shibata, D. and Ohta, H. (2002) Enzymatic transformation of lipids as a plant defense mechanism. Lipid Biotechnology, Marcel Dekker Inc., 141-155.
  • Polle, J. E. W., Kanakagiri, S., Jin, E., Masuda, T. and Melis, A. (2002) Truncated chlorophyll antenna size of the photosystems - a practical method to improve microalgal productivity and hydrogen production in mass culture. Int. J. Hydrog. Energy, 27: 1257-1264.
  • Masuda, T., Fusada, N., Shiraishi, T., Kuroda, H., Awai, K., Shimada, H., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2002) Identification of two differentially regulated isoforms of protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase (POR) from tobacco revealed a wide variety of light- and development-dependent regulations of POR gene expression among angiosperms. Photosynth. Res.,74, 165-172.
  • Masuda, T., Polle, J. E. W. and Melis, A. (2002) Biosynthesis and distribution of chlorophyll among photosystems during recovery of the green alga Dunaliella salina from irradiance stress. Plant Physiol., 128, 603-614.
  • Suzuki, T., Masuda, T., Singh, D. P., Tan, F. C., Tsuchiya, T., Shimada, H., Ohta, H., Smith, A. G. and Takamiya, K. (2002) Two types of ferrochelatase in photosynthetic and non-photosynthetic tissues of cucumber; their difference in phylogeny, gene expression and localization. J. Biol. Chem., 277, 4731-4737.
  • 藤原 徹,太田 啓之,金丸 研吾(2002)シロイヌナズナDNAアレイコンソーシアム(JCAA)の活動.蛋白質 核酸 酵素, 47: 91-93.

2001年度出版論文

  • Suzuki, T., Masuda, T., Shimada, H., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2001) Effects of light and phytohormones on the expression of cucumber ferrochelatases. PS2001 Proceedings: 12th International Congress on Photosynthesis. CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne, Australia, 2001.
  • Nakamura,A., Shimada,H., Masuda,T., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2001) Two distinct isopentenyl diphosphate isomerases in cytosol and plastid are differentially induced by environmental stresses in tobacco. FEBS Lett., 506: 61-64. [Abstract] [Full Text]
  • Awai, K., Marechal, E., Block, M. A., Brun, D., Masuda, T., Shimada, H., Takamiya, K., Ohta, H. and Joyard, J. (2001) Two types of MGDG synthase genes, found widely in both "16:3" and "18:3" plants, differentially mediate galactolipid syntheses in photosynthetic and non-photosynthetic tissues in Arabidopsis thaliana. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 98: 10960-10965. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Kanamaru, K., Nagashima, A., Fujiwara, M., Shimada, H., Shirano, Y., Nakabayashi, K., Shibata, D., Tanaka, K., and Takahashi, H. (2001) An Arabidopsis sigma factor (SIG2)-dependent expression of plastid-encoded tRNAs in chloroplasts. Plant Cell Physiol., 42:1034-1043. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Sasaki, Y., Asamizu, E., Shibata, D., Nakamura, Y., Kaneko, T., Awai, K., Amagai, M., Kuwata, C., Tsugane, T., Masuda, T., Shimada, H., Takamiya, K., Ohta, H. and Tabata, S. (2001) Monitoring of methyl jasmonate-responsive genes in Arabidopsis by cDNA macroarray: Self-activation of jasmonic acid biosynthesis and crosstalk with other phytohormone signaling pathways. DNA Res., 8: 153-161. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Gad, M., Awai, K., Shimojima, M., Yamaryo, Y., Shimada, H., Masuda, T., Takamiya, K., Ikai, A. and Ohta, H. (2001) Accumulation of plant galactolipid affects cell morphology of Escherichia coli. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 286: 114-118. [Abstract] [PDF]
  • Yamada, T., Kondo, A., Ohta, H., Masuda, T., Shimada, H. and Takamiya, K. (2001) Isolation of protease component from maize cysteine protease-cystatin complex: Release of cystatin is not crucial for the activation of the cyteine protease. Plant Cell Physiol, 42: 710-716. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Kuroda, H., Masuda, T., Fusada, N., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2001) Cytokinin-induced transcriptional activation of NADPH-protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase gene in cucumber. J. Plant Res., 114: 1-7.
  • 土屋徹,太田啓之,高宮建一郎 (2001) 植物の葉の緑色はどのようにして分解されるか? 化学と生物,39: 580-587.(Review)

2000年度出版論文

  • Shimada, H. (2000) Increased carotenoid production through metabolic engineering of the isoprenoid pathway. Carotenoid Science, 43-46.
  • Ohta, H., Awai, K. and Takamiya, K. (2000) Glyceroglycolipids of photosynthetic organisms -Their biosynthesis and evolutionary origin. Trends in Glycoscience and Glycotechnology., 12: 241-253.(Review)
  • Yamada, T., Ohta, H., Shinohara, A., Iwamatsu, A., Shimada, H., Tsuchiya, T., Masuda, T. and Takamiya, K. (2000) A Cysteine Protease from maize isolated in a complex with cystatin. Plant Cell Physiol., 42: 185-191. [Abstract]
  • Suzuki, T., Masuda, T., Inokuchi, H., Shimada, H., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2000) Overexpression, enzymatic properties and localization of a ferrochelatase of cucumber. Plant Cell Physiol., 42: 192-199. [Abstract]
  • Kuroda, H., Masuda, T., Fusada, N., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2000) Expression of NADPH-protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase gene in fully green leaves of cucumber. Plant Cell Physiol., 42: 226-229. [Abstract]
  • Shirano, Y., Shimada, H., Kanamaru, K., Fujiwara, M., Tanaka, K., Takahashi, H., Unno, K., Sato, S., Tabata, S., Hayashi, H., Miyake, C., Yokota, A., and Shibata, D. (2000) Chloroplast development in Arabidopsis thaliana requires the nuclear-encoded transcription factor sigma B. FEBS Lett., 485: 178-82. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Fusada, N., Masuda, T., Kuroda, H., Shiraishi, T., Shimada, H., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2000) NADPH-protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase in cucumber is encoded by a single gene and its expression is transcriptionally enhanced by illumination. Photosynth. Res., 64: 147-154. [Abstract]
  • Takamiya, K., Tsuchiya, T., and Ohta, H. (2000) Degradation pathway(s) of chlorophyll: what has gene cloning revealed? Trends Plant Sci., 5: 426-431. (Review) [Abstract] [PDF]
  • Oosawa, N., Masuda, T., Awai, K., Fusada, N., Shimada, H., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2000) Identification of a novel light-inducible isoform of NADPH-protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase from Arabidopsis thaliana. FEBS Lett.,474: 133-136. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Sasaki, Y., Asamizu, E., Shibata, D., Nakamura, Y., Kaneko, T., Awai, K., Masuda, T., Shimada, H., Takamiya, K., Tabata, S. and Ohta, H. (2000) Genome-wide expressionミmonitoring of jasmonate-responsive genes of Arabidopsis using cDNA arrays. Biochem. Soc. Trans., 28: 863-864. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Yamaryo, Y., Kanai, D., Awai, K., Masuda, T., Shimada, H., Takamiya, K. and Ohta, H. (2000) Transcriptional regulation by light and phytohormones of the MGD gene in cucumber. Biochem. Soc. Trans., 28: 738-740. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Marechal, E., Awai, K., Block, M. A., Brun, D., Masuda, T., Shimada, H., Takamiya, K., Ohta, H. and Joyard, J. (2000) The multigene family of monogalactosyl diacylglycerol synthases. Biochem. Soc. Trans., 28: 732-738. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Takamiya, K., Masuda, T., Inoue, K., Masuda, M., Nagura, A., Nagayama, M., Tamaki, A., Ohta, H. and Shimada, H. (2000) Biosynthesis of zinc-containing bacteriochlorophyll a. Porphyrins, 9: 227-233.
  • Fusada, N., Oosawa, N., Masuda, T., Awai, K., Shiraishi, T., Shimada, H., Ohta, H., Ohto, M., Nakamura, K., Kato, T., Tabata, S. and Takamiya, K. (2000) Identification and physiological role of a novel gene of NADPH-protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase in Arabidopsis thaliana. Porphyrins 9: 257-260.
  • Ohta, H., Awai, K. and Takamiya, K. (2000) Glyceroglycolipids of photosynthetic organisms -Their biosynthesis and evolutionary origin-. Trend. Glycosci. Glycotech., 12: 241-253. (Review)
  • 増田建,鈴木琢雄,高宮建一郎 (2000) 光合成生物におけるクロロフィル・ヘム合成系の金属配位酵素.蛋白質 核酸 酵素, 45: 700-710. [Abstract]

1999年度出版論文

  • Watanabe, K., Ohta, H., Tsuchiya, T., Mikami, B., Masuda, T., Shioi, Y. and Takamiya, K. (1999) Purification and some properties of pheophorbidase in Chenopodium album. Plant Cell Physiol., 40: 104-108.
  • Nishimura, K., Shimada, H., Shinmen, T., Obayashi, T., Masuda, T., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (1999) Photosynthetic regulatory gene cluster in an aerobic photosynthetic bacterium, Roseobacter denitrificans. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 45: 129-134.
  • Masuda, T., Inoue, K., Masuda, M., Nagayama, M., Tamaki, A., Ohta, H., Shimada, H. and Takamiya, K. (1999) Magnesium insertion by magenesium chelatase in the biosynthesis of zinc-bacteriochlorophyll a in an aerobic acidophilic bacterium Acidiphilium rubrum. J. Biol. Chem., 274: 33594-33600. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Tsuchiya, T., Ohta, H., Okawa, K., Iwamatsu, A., Shimada, H., Masuda, T. and Takamiya, K. (1999) Cloning of chlorophyllase, the key enzyme in chlorophyll degradation: Finding of a lipase motif and induction by methyl jasmonate. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 96: 15362-15367. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Miege, C., Marechal, E., Shimojima, M., Awai, K., Block, M.A., Ohta, H., Takamiya, K., Douce, R. and Joyard, J. (1999) Biochemical and topological properties of type A MGDG synthase, a spinach chloroplast envelope enzyme catalyzing the synthesis of both prokaryotic and eukaryotic MGDG. Eur. J. Biochem. 265: 990-1001. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]

1998年度出版論文

  • Yamada, T., Ohta, H., Masuda, T., Ikeda, M., Tomita, N., Ozawa, A., Shioi, Y. and Takamiya, K. (1998) Purification of a novel type of SDS-dependent protease in maize using monoclonal antibody. Plant Cell Physiol., 39: 106-114. [Abstract]
  • Nakayama, M., Masuda, T., Bando, T., Yamagata, H., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (1998) Cloning and expression of the soybean chlH gene encoding a subunit of Mg-chelatase and localization of the Mg2+ concentration-dependent ChlH protein within the chloroplast. Plant Cell Physiol., 39: 275-284. [Abstract]
  • Nishimura, K., Shimada, H., Hatanaka, S., Mizoguchi, H., Ohta, H., Masuda, T. and Takamiya, K. (1998) Growth, pigmentation, and expression of the puf and puc operon in a light-responding-repressor (SPB)-disrupted Rhodobacter sphaeroides. Plant Cell Phsiol., 39: 411-417. [Abstract]
  • Masuda, T., Nagayama, M., Inoue, K., Shimada, H., Ohta, H., and Takamiya, K. (1998) Analysis of bacteriochlorophylls in zinc-containing bacteriochlorophyll producing aerobic bacterium, Acidiphilium rubrum, by high-performance liquid chromatography. In Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects, G. Garab ed, Vol. IV, pp 3233-3236, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands
  • Obayashi, T., Shimada, H., Nishimura, K., Masuda, T., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (1998) Properties of orf5-disrupted and overexpressed Rhodobacter sphaeroides mutants. In Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects, G. Garab ed, Vol. IV, pp 2893-2896, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands
  • Ohta, H., Shimojima, M., Awai, K., Kanai, D., Masuda, T. and Takamiya, K. (1998) Plant MGDG synthases: their evolutionary aspects and light and hormonal control of the mRNA expression during developmental stage. In Advances in Plant Lipid Research, Sanchez, J., Cerda-Olmedo, E., Martinez-Force, E. eds, pp 367-370, Universidad de Sevilla, Secretariado de Publicaciones, Spain
  • Miege, C., Marechal, E., Block, M. A., Shimojima, M., Awai, K., Ohta, H., Takamiya, K. Joyard, J. (1998) Molecular identification of the MGDG synthase from spinach chloroplast envelope.In Advances in Plant Lipid Research, Sanchez, J., Cerda-Olmedo, E., Martinez-Force, E. eds, pp 247-250, Universidad de Sevilla, Secretariado de Publicaciones, Spain

1997年度出版論文

  • Mizoguchi, H., Masuda, T., Nishimura, K., Shimada, H., Ohta, H., Shioi, Y. and Takamiya, K. (1997) Nucleotide sequence and transcriptional analysis of the flanking region of the gene (spb) for the trans-acting factor that controls light-mediated expression of the puf operon in Rhodobacter sphaeroides. Plant Cell Physiol., 38: 558-567. [Abstract]
  • Shimojima, M., Ohta, H., Iwamatsu, A, Masuda, T., Shioi, Y. and Takamiya, K. (1997) Cloning of the gene for monogalactosyldiacylglycerol synthase and its evolutionary origin. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 94: 333-337. [Abstract] [Full Text] [PDF]
  • Suzuki, G., Ohta, H., Kato, T., Shibata, D., Masuda, T. and Takamiya, K. (1997) Molecular cloning of a cDNA encoding cytochrome P450 CYP93A2 (accession No. D86531) from soybean suspension-cultured cells (PGR97-087). Plant Physiol., 114: 748.
  • Masuda, T., Nakayama, M., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (1997) Cloning and sequencing of a chlD gene (accession No. AB003135) encoding a subunit of magnesium-chelatase from the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC7942 (PGR97-091). Plant Physiol., 114: 749.
  • Ohta, H., Suzuki, G., Awai, K., Masuda, T., Kato, T., Shibata, D. and Takamiya, K. (1997) Distinct pathway for jasmonate- and elicitor-induced expressions of a cytochrome P450 gene in soybean suspension-cultured cells. Physiol. Plant., 100: 647-652.
  • Tsuchiya, T., Ohta, H., Masuda, T., Mikami, B., Kita, N., Shioi, Y. and Takamiya, K. (1997) Purification and characterization of two isozymes of chlorophyllase from mature leaves of Chenopodium album. Plant Cell Physiol., 38: 1026-1031.
  • 太田啓之,下嶋美恵,増田建,高宮建一郎 (1997) 高等植物の主要糖脂質の合成を担う糖脂質合成酵素 ーその遺伝子クローニングがもたらすものー.ブレインテクノニュース60: 5-10.
  • 太田啓之,下嶋美恵,粟井光一郎、増田建,高宮建一郎 (1997) 葉緑体チラコイド膜糖脂質の分子構築 そのメカニズムと起源.蛋白質 核酸 酵素, 42: 5-10. (Review) [Abstract]

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