Original Articles

Kan Tanaka

Baifeng Zhou, Hiroki Shima, Kazuhiko Igarashi, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2022) CmNDB1 and a specific domain of CmMYB1 negatively regulates CmMYB1-dependent transcription of nitrate assimilation genes under nitrogen-repleted condition in a unicellular red alga. Front. Plant Sci. (doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.821947) (Published online, Mar 11th, 2022).
 
Nachiketa Bairagi, Satoru Watanabe, Kaori Nimura-Matsune, Kenya Tanaka, Tatsuhiro Tsurumaki, Shuji Nakanishi and *Kan Tanaka (2022) Conserved two-component Hik2-Rre1 signalling is activated under temperature upshift and plastoquinone-reducing conditions in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942. Plant Cell Physiol. 63(2), 176-188 (doi.org/10.1093/pcp/pcab158) (Published online, Nov 9th, 2021).
 

Tomohiro Shimada, Kohta Nakazawa, Tomoyuki Tachikawa, Natsumi Saito, Tatsuya Niwa, Hideki Taguchi and *Kan Tanaka (2021) Acetate overflow metabolism regulates a major metabolic shift after glucose depletion in Escherichia coli. FEBS Lett.  595, 2047-2056. (doi.org/10.1002/1873-3468.14151) (Published online, 14 June, 2021).
 
Sota Takahashi, Riho Okubo, Yu Kanesaki, Baifeng Zhou, Kazuhiro Takaya, Satoru Watanabe, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2021) Identification of Transcription Factors and the Regulatory Genes Involved in Triacylglycerol Accumulation in the Unicellular Red Alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plants 10(5), 971. (doi.org/10.3390/plants10050971) (Published online 13 May, 2021).
 
Hazuki Hasegawa, Tatsuhiro Tsurumaki, Sousuke Imamura, Kintake Sonoike and *Kan Tanaka (2021) The Circadian Rhythm Regulator RpaA Modulates Photosynthetic Electron Transport and Alters the Preferable Temperature Range for Growth in a Cyanobacterium. FEBS Lett. 595, 1480-1492. (doi.org/10.1002/1873-3468.14075) (Published on line, March 17th, 2021). 
 
Baifeng Zhou, Sota Takahashi, Tokiaki Takemura, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2021) Establishment of a firefly luciferase reporter assay system in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 67, 42-46. (doi: 10.2323/jgam.2020.02.003) (Published online, 16 Sept 2020).

Takayuki ShimizuRintaro YasudaYui MukaiRyo TanoueTomohiro ShimadaSousuke ImamuraKan Tanaka, *Satoru Watanabe and *Tatsuru Masuda (2020) Proteomic analysis of haem-binding protein from Arabidopsis thaliana and Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Phil. Trans. B. 375(1801): 20190488. (doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0488) (Published online May 4, 2020).
 
*Fumi Yagisawa, Takayuki Fujiwara, Tokiaki Takemura, Yuki Kobayashi, Nobuko Sumiya, Shin-ya Miyagishima, Soichi Nakamura, Yuuta Imoto, Osami Misumi, Kan Tanaka, Haruko Kuroiwa and Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa (2020) ESCRT machinery mediates cytokinetic abscission in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Front. Cell Dev. Biol. 8: 169 (doi: 10.3389/fcell.2020.00169) (Published 3 Apr, 2020).
 
Kei Sakaki, Keita Ohishi, Tetsu Shimizu, Ikki Kobayashi, Naoki Mori, Kenichi Matsuda, Takeo Tomita, Hidenori Watanabe, Kan Tanaka, Tomohisa Kuzuyama and *Makoto Nishiyama (2020) A suicide enzyme catalyzes multiple reactions for biotin biosynthesis in cyanobacteria. Nature Chem. Biol. 16, 415-422. (doi: 10.1038/s41589-019-0461-9) (Published online, Feb 10).
 
Hazuki Hasegawa, Tatsuhiro Tsurumaki, Ikki Kobayashi, Sousuke Imamura and *Kan Tanaka (2020) Identification and analysis of a principal sigma factor interacting protein SinA, essential for growth at high temperatures in a cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 66, 66-72. (doi: 10.2323/jgam.2019.05.002)(Published online, Sept 13, 2019).
 
Sergey Khorobrykh, Tatsuhiro Tsurumaki, Kan Tanaka, *Taina Tyystjärvi and *Esa Tyystjärvi (2020) Measurement of the redox state of the plastoquinone pool in cyanobacteria. FEBS Lett. 594, 367-375. (doi: 10.1002/1873-3468.13605)(Published online, Sept 17, 2019).

Takayuki Shimizu, Sylwia M. Kacprzak, Nobuyoshi Mochizuki, Akira Nagatani, Satoru Watanabe, Tomohiro Shimada, Kan Tanaka, Yuuki Hayashi, Munehito Arai, Dario Leister, Haruko Okamoto, Matthew J. Terry and *Tatsuru Masuda (2020) The retrograde signaling protein GUN1 regulates tetrapyrrole biosynthesis. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 116, 24900-24906. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1911251116) (Published online, Nov 15, 2019).
 
Tokiaki Takemura, Sousuke Imamura, Yuki Kobayashi and *Kan Tanaka (2019)
Multiple modification of chromosomal loci using URA5.3 selection marker in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Bio-protocol 9, Iss 7 (doi: 10.21769/BioProtoc.3204)(Published online, April 5, 2019).
 
Imran Pancha, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2019) Overexpression of a glycogenin, CmGLG2, enhances floridean starch accumulation in the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant Signal. Behav. 14(6), 1596717 (doi: 10.1080/15592324.2019.1596718)(Published online, Apr 2, 2019).
 
*Genki Akanuma, Tomoaki Tagana, Maho Sawada, Shota Suzuki, Tomohiro Shimada, Kan Tanaka, Fujio Kawamura and *Yasuyuki Kato-Yamada (2019) C-terminal regulatory domain of the ε subunit of FoF1-ATP synthase enhance the ATP-dependent H+ pumping that is involved in the maintenance of cellular membrane potential in Bscillus subtilis. MicrobiologyOpen e00815 (doi: 10.1002/mbo3.815)(online published, Feb 29, 2019).
 
Tokiaki Takemura, Yuki Kobayashi, Sousuke Imamura and *Kan Tanaka (2019) Top starch plating method for the efficient cultivation of unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Bio-protocol 9, Iss 4 (doi: 10.21769/BioProtoc.3172)(Published online, Feb 20, 2019).
 
Tokiaki Takemura, *Sousuke Imamura and *Kan Tanaka (2019) Identification of a chloroplast fatty acid exporter protein, CmFAX1, and triacylglycerol accumulation by its overexpression in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Algal Res. 38(3), 101396. (doi.org: 10.1016/j.algal.2018.101396) (Published online 29, Dec, 2018)
 
Imran Pancha, Hiroki Shima, Nahoko Higashitani, Kazuhiko Igarashi, Atsushi Higashitani, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2019) Target of rapamycin (TOR) signaling modulates starch accumulation via glycogenin phosphorylation status in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant J. 97(3), 485-499. (doi: 10.1111/tpj.14136) (Online published, Oct 23, 2018).
 

Satoshi Fukuda, Eri Hirasawa, Tokiaki Takemura, Sota Takahashi, Kaumeel Chokshi, Imran Pancha, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2018) Accelerated triacylglycerol production without growth inhibition by overexpression of a glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Scientific Reports 8: 12410. (doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-30809-8)( Oniine published, Aug 17th).
 
Tokiaki Takemura, Sousuke Imamura, Yuki Kobayashi and *Kan Tanaka (2018) Construction of a selectable marker recycling system and the use in epitope tagging of multiple nuclear genes in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant Cell Physiol. 59(11): 2308-2316. (doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcy156) (Online published, Aug 7th).
 
*Sousuke Imamura, Yuhta Nomura, Tokiaki Takemura, Imran Pancha, Keiko Taki, Kazuki Toguchi, Yuzuru Tozawa and Kan Tanaka (2018) The checkpoint kinase TOR (target of rapamycin) regulates expression of a nuclear-encoded chloroplast RelA-SpoT homolog (RSH) and modulates chloroplast ribosomal RNA synthesis in a unicellular red alga. Plant J. 94(2):327-339. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13859. (Online published, Feb 14).
 
Yuki Kobayashi and *Kan Tanaka (2018) Lability in sulfur acidic cultivation medium explains unstable effects of CDK inhibitors on Cyanidioschyzon merolae cell proliferation. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 64(6): 299-302. (doi: 10.2323/jgam.2018.01.002) (published online, June 16) .
 


 
 

 
Yasuko Kawase, Sousuke Imamura, and *Kan Tanaka (2017) A MYB-type transcription factor MYB2 represses light-harvesting protein genes in Cyanidioschyzon merolae. FEBS Lett. 591(16): 2439-2448. (DOI: 10.1002/1873-3468.12763).  [ Link ]
 
Tomohiro Shimada, Kan Tanaka, and *Akira Ishihama (2017) The Whole Set of the Constitutive Promoters Recognized by Four Minor Sigma Subunits of Escherichia coli RNA Polymerase. PLoS ONE 12(6): e0179181. (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179181).  [ Link ]   
 
*Sho Yamaguchi, Ken Motokura, Kan Tanaka, and Sousuke Imamura (2017) Catalytic Processes for Utilizing Carbohydrates Derived from Algal Biomass. Catalysts 7(6):163. (DOI: 10.3390/catal7050163).  [ Link ]
 
*Sho Yamaguchi, Yuuki Kawada, Hidetaka Yuge, Kan Tanaka, and Sousuke Imamura (2017) Development of New Carbon Resources: Production of Important Chemicals from Algal Residue. Scientific Reports 7(1):855. (DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-00979-y) [Link]
 
 
Ryota Sugimoto, Natsumi Saito, Tomohiro Shimada and *Kan Tanaka (2017) Identification of YbhA as the pyridoxal 5′-phosphate (PLP) phosphatase in Escherichia coli: Importance of PLP homeostasis on the bacterial growth. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 63(6), 362-368. (DOI: 10.2323/jgam.2017.02.008).  [Link]
 
*Sousuke Imamura, Keiko Taki and *Kan Tanaka (2017) Construction of a rapamycin-susceptible strain of the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae for analysis of target of rapamycin (TOR) function. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 63(5), 305-309. (DOI: 10.2323/jgam.2017.02.002).  [ Link ]
 
Ikki Kobayashi, Satoru Watanabe, Yu Kanesaki, Tomohiro Shimada, Hirofumi Yoshikawa and *Kan Tanaka (2017) Conserved two-component Hik34-Rre1 module directly activates heat-stress inducible transcription of major chaperone and other genes in Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942. Mol. Microbiol. 104(2), 260-277. (DOI: 10.1111/mmi.13624).  [ link ]
 
 


Kobayashi, Y. and *Tanaka, K. (2016) Extraction and Measurement of Abscisic Acid in a Unicellular Red Alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Bio-protocol 6(23): e2033. (DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.2033). [ link ]
 
Yuki Kobayashi and *Kan Tanaka (2016) Transcriptional regulation of tetrapyrrole biosynthetic genes explains abscisic acid-induced heme accumulation in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Front. Plant Sci. 7: 1300. (DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01300). [ link ]
 
Tomohiro Shimada and *Kan Tanaka (2016) Use of a Bacterial Luciferase Monitoring System to Estimate Real-time Dynamics of Intracellular Metabolism in Escherichia coli. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 82, 5960-5968. (doi: 10.1128/AEM.01400-16 ). [ link ]
 
→ Featured in Atlas of Science (2017)  as "Non-destructive inspection of metabolic status in bacteria using luciferase reporter."   [ link ]
 
*Tomohiro Shimada, Kan Tanaka, and Akira Ishihama (2016) Transcription factor DecR (YbaO) controls detoxification of L-cysteine in Escherichia coli. Microbiology 162, 1698-1707. (doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000337). [ link ]
 
Noriko Ueki, Takahiro Ide, Shota Mochiji, Yuki Kobayashi, Ryutaro Tokutsu, Norikazu Ohnishi, Katsushi Yamaguchi, Shuji Shigenobu, Kan Tanaka, Jun Minagawa, Toru Hisabori, Masafumi Hirono, and *Ken-ichi Wakabayashi (2016) Eyespot-dependent determination of the phototactic sign in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 113, 5299-5304. (doi:10.1073/pnas.1525538113). [ link ]
 
Yuki Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Ando, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, and *Kan Tanaka (2016) Abscisic acid participates in the control of cell-cycle initiation through heme homeostasis in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant Cell Physiol. 57, 953-960. (DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcw054). [ link ]
 
*Sousuke Imamura, Yasuko Kawase, Ikki Kobayashi, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, and Kan Tanaka (2016) TOR (target of rapamycin) is a key regulator of triacylglycerol accumulation in microalgae. Plant Signal. Behav. 11:3, e1149285, (DOI: 10.1080/15592324.2016.1149285).
 
 


*Sousuke Imamura, Yasuko Kawase, Ikki Kobayashi, Toshiyuki Sone, Atsuko Era, Shin-ya Miyagishima, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, and *Kan Tanaka (2015) Target of rapamycin (TOR) plays a critical role in triacylglycerol accumulation in microalgae. Plant Mol. Biol. 89, 309-318. (DOI: 10.​1007/​s11103-015-0370-6) [ link ]
 
Nobuko Sumiya, Yasuko Kawase, Junpei Hayakawa, Mami Matsuda, Mami Nakamura, Atsuko Era, Kan Tanaka, Akihiko Kondo, Tomohisa Hasunuma, Sousuke Imamura, Shin-ya Miyagishima (2015) Expression of cyanobacterial acyl-ACP reductase elevates the triacylglycerol level in the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant Cell Physiol. 56, 1962-1980. (doi:10.1093/pcp/pcv120 )[ link ]
 
Takayuki Fujiwara, Yu Kanesaki, Shunsuke Hirooka, Atsuko Era, Nobuko Sumiya, Hirofumi Yoshikawa, Kan Tanaka, Shin-ya Miyagishima (2015) A nitrogen source-dependent inducible and repressible gene expression system in the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Front. Plant Sci. 6:657. (doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00657) [ link ]
 
Keiko Taki, Toshiyuki Sone, Yuki Kobayashi, Satoru Watanabe, Sousuke Imamura, and *Kan Tanaka (2015) Construction of a URA5.3 deletion strain of the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae: A backgroundless host strain for transformation experiments. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 61, 211-214. (doi: 10.2323/jgam.61.211)[ link ]
 
Tomohiro Shimada, Natsumi Saito, Michihisa Maeda, Kan Tanaka, and Akira Ishihama (2015) Expanded roles of Lrp in transcription regulation of the Escherichia coli genome: Genomic SELEX screening of the regulation targets. Microbial Genomics 2015 1. (DOI: 10.1099/mgen.0.000001) [link]
 
Gaku Fujii, Sousuke Imamura, Atsuko Era, Shin-ya Miyagishima, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, and *Kan Tanaka (2015) The nuclear-encoded sigma factor SIG4 directly activates transcription of chloroplast psbA and ycf17 genes in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 362 (10): fnv063 (10.1093/femsle/fnv063) [link]
 
Yu Kanesaki, Sousuke Imamura, Motomichi Matsuzaki, and *Kan Tanaka (2015) Identification of centromere regions in chromosomes of a unicellular red alga, Cyanidioschyzon merolae. FEBS Lett. 589, 1219-1224 (10.1016/j.febslet.2015.04.009) [link]
 
Yuu Hirose, Mitsunori Katayama, Yoshiyuki Ohtsubo, Naomi Misawa, Erica Iioka, Wataru Suda, Kenshiro Oshima, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Kan Tanaka, Toshihiko Eki, Masahiko Ikeuchi, Yo Kikuchi, Makoto Ishida, and Masahira Hattori (2015) Complete genome sequence of cyanobacterium Geminocystis sp. NIES-3709 that harbors phycoerythrin-rich phycobilisome. Genome Announc. 2015 3:e00385-15.[link]
 
Yuu Hirose, Mitsunori Katayama, Yoshiyuki Ohtsubo, Naomi Misawa, Erica Iioka, Wataru Suda, Kenshiro Oshima, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Kan Tanaka, Toshihiko Eki, Masahiko Ikeuchi, Yo Kikuchi, Makoto Ishida, and Masahira Hattori (2015) Complete genome sequence of cyanobacterium Geminocystis sp. NIES-3708, which performs type II complementary chromatic acclimation. Genome Announc. 2015 3:e00357-15. [link]
 


Takashi Osanai, Akira Oikawa, Hiroko Iijima, Ayuko Kuwahara, Munehiko Asayama, Kan Tanaka, Masahiko Ikeuchi, Kazuki Saito and Masami Yokota Hirai (2014) Metabolomic analysis reveals rewiring of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 primary metabolism by ntcA-overexpression. Environ. Microbiol. 16, 3304-3317. (doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12554. Epub 2014 Aug 29) [PubMed]
 
Mio Ohnuma, Takashi Yokoyama, Takayuki Inouye, Yasuhiko Sekine, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa and Kan Tanaka (2014) Optimization of polyethylene glycol (PEG)-mediated DNA introduction conditions for transient gene expression in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 60, 156-159. (doi: 10.10.2323/jgam.60.156)[link]
 
Tomohiro Shimada, Yukiko Yamazaki, Kan Tanaka and Akira Ishihama (2014) The whole set of constitutive promoters recognized by RNA polymerase RpoD holoenzyme of Escherichia coli. PLoS ONE 9, e90447. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090447)[PubMed]
 
Satoru Watanabe, Jun Sato, Sousuke Imamura, Mio Ohnuma, Yusaku Ohba, Taku Chibazakura, Kan Tanaka and Hirofumi Yoshikawa (2014) Stable Expression of a GFP-reporter Gene in the Red Alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 78, 175-177. (doi:10.1080/09168451.2014.877823)[link]
 
Takashi Osanai, Akira Oikawa, Tomokazu Shirai, Ayuko Kuwahara, Hiroko Iijima, Kan Tanaka, Masahiko Ikeuchi, Akihiko Kondo, Kazuki Saito and Masami Yokota Hirai (2014) Capillary Electrophoresis-Mass Spectrometry Reveals the Distribution of Carbon Metabolites during Nitrogen Starvation in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Environ. Microbiol. 16, 512-524. (doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12170)[link]
  


Gaku Fujii, Sousuke Imamura, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka (2013) Nuclear-encoded chloroplast RNA polymerase sigma factor SIG2 activates chloroplast-encoded phycobilisome genes in a red alga, Cyanidioschyzon merolae. FEBS Lett. 587, 3354-3359. (doi: 10.1016/j.febslet.2013.08.031) [link]
 
Takehiko Kanazawa, Kimitsune Ishizaki, Takayuki Kohchi, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka (2013) Characterization of Four Nuclear-Encoded Plastid RNA Polymerase Sigma Factor Genes in the Liverwort Marchantia polymorpha: Blue-Light and Multiple-Stress Responsive SIG5 was Acquired Early in the Emergence of Terrestrial Plants. Plant Cell Physiol. 54, 1736-1748. (doi: 10.1093/pcp/pct119) [link]
 
Sousuke Imamura, Aiko Ishiwata, Satoru Watanabe, Hirofumi Yoshikawa and Kan Tanaka (2013) Expression of budding yeast FKBP12 confers rapamycin susceptibility to the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 439, 264-269. (doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2013.08.045) [link]
 
Takashi Osanai, Syuko Kuwahara, Hiroko Iijima, Kiminori Toyooka, Mayuko Sato, Kan Tanaka, Masahiko Ikeuchi, Kazuki Saito, Masami Hirai (2013) Pleiotropic effect of sigE overexpression on cell morphology, photosynthesis, and hydrogen production in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant J. 76, 456-465. (doi: 10.1111/tpj.12310)[link]
 
Takayuki Fujiwara, Kan Tanaka, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa and Tatsuya Hirano (2013) Spatiotemporal dynamics of condensins I and II: Evolutionary insights from the primitive red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Mol. Biol. Cell 24, 2515-2527. (doi: 10.1091/mbc.E13-04-0208)[link]
 
Takashi Osanai, Keiji Numata, Akira Oikawa, Ayuko Kuwahara, Hiroko Iijima, Yoshiharu Doi, Kan Tanaka, Kazuki Saito and Masami Yokota Hirai (2013) Increased Bioplastic Production with An RNA Polymerase Sigma Factor SigE during Nitrogen Starvation in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. DNA Res. 6, 525-535. (doi:10.1093/dnares/dst028)[link]
 
Satoru Watanabe, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Yusaku Ohba, Tomohiro Ono, Mio Ohnuma, Hirofumi Yoshikawa, Shigeru Taketani and Kan Tanaka (2013) Mitochondrial localization of ferrochelatase in a red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant Cell Physiol. 54, 1289-1295. (10.1093/pcp/pct077) [link]
 
Zeenat B. Noordally, Kenyu Ishii, Kelly A. Atkins, Sarah J. Wetherill, Jelena Kusakina, Eleanor J. Walton, Maiko Kato, Miyuki Azuma, Kan Tanaka, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Antony N. Dodd (2013) Circadian Control of Chloroplast Transcription by a Nuclear-Encoded Timing Signal. Science 339, 1316-1319. (doi: 10.1126/science.1230397) [link]
 
Kan Tanaka and Mitsumasa Hanaoka (2013) Hypothesis and theory: The early days of plastid retrograde signaling with respect to replication and transcription. Front. Plant Physiol. 3, 301. (doi: 10.3389/fpls.2012.00301) [link]
 


Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Maiko Kato, Misato Anma and Kan Tanaka (2012) SIG1, a Sigma Factor for the Chloroplast RNA Polymerase, Differently Associates with Multiple DNA Regions in the Chloroplast Chromosomes in Vivo. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 13, 12182-12194. (doi:10.3390/ijms131012182 ) [link]
 
Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Naoki Takai, Norimune Hosokawa, Masayuki Fujiwara, Yuki Akimoto, Nami Kobori, Hideo Iwasaki, Takao Kondo and Kan Tanaka (2012) RpaB, another response regulator operating circadian clock-dependent transcriptional regulation in Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942. J. Biol. Chem. 287, 26321-26327. [link]
 
Yu Kanesaki, Sousuke Imamura, Ayumi Minoda and Kan Tanaka (2012) External light condition and cell cycle phases coordinate accumulation of chloroplast and mitochondrial transcripts in the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. DNA Res. 19, 289-303. [OPEN ACCESS].
 
Mio Suzuki, Yoshifumi Eda, Shiaki Ohsawa, Yu Kanesaki, Hirofumi Yoshikawa, Kan Tanaka, Yasuyuki Muramatsu, Jun Yoshikawa, Ikuo Sato, Takaaki Fujii and Seigo Amachi (2012) Possible Involvement of a Novel Multicopper Oxidase in Iodide Oxidation by α-Proteobacterium Strain Q-1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78(11), 3941-3949. DOI:10.1128/AEM.00084-12.[PubMed]
 
Shunsuke Hirooka, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Kazuhiko Enami, Takehiko Kanazawa, Toshiyuki Sone, Yuta Imoto, Akikazu Ando, Haruko Kuroiwa, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa and Kan Tanaka (2012) Nuclear-encoded plastid sigma factor SIG6 exclusively contributes to chloroplast differentiation in plastid differentiation of Arabidopsis thaliana. Cytologia 77(1), 73-82.[link]
 
Kazuhiko Enami, Kan Tanaka and Mitsumasa Hanaoka (2012) Retrograde signals arise from reciprocal crosstalk within plastids. Plant Signal. Behav. 7, 142-144.[link]
 


Masahiko Imashimizu, Kan Tanaka and Nobuo Shimamoto (2011) Comparative study of cyanobacterial and E. coli RNA polymerases: Misincorporation, abortive transcription, and dependence on divalent cations. Genet. Res. Internat. 2011, Article ID 572689, doi: 10.4061/2011/572689. [link]
 
Takashi Osanai, Akira Oikawa, Miyuki Azuma, Kan Tanaka, Kazuki Saito, Masami Yokota Hirai and Masahiko Ikeuchi (2011) Genetic engineering of the group 2 sigma factor SigE widely activates the expression of sugar catabolic genes in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. J. Biol. Chem. 286, 30962-30971. [PubMed]
 
Kazuhiko Enami, Tomoki Ozawa, Noriko Motohashi, Masayuki Nakamura, Kan Tanaka and Mitsumasa Hanaoka (2011) Plastid-to-nucleus retrograde signals are essential for expression of nuclear starch biosynthesis genes during amyloplast differentiation in tobacco BY-2 cultured cells. Plant Physiol. 157, 518-530. [PubMed]
 
Yuki Kobayashi, Sousuke Imamura, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka (2011) A tetrapyrrole-regulated ubiquitin ligase controls algal nuclear DNA replication. Nature Cell Biol. 13 (4), 483-487.[PubMed]
 
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Mio Ohnuma, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa and Kan Tanaka (2011) Optimization of cryopreservation conditions for the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 57, 137-143.[PubMed]
 
Miyuki Azuma, Takashi Osanai, Masami Yokota Hirai and Kan Tanaka (2011) A response regulator Rre37 and an RNA polymerase sigma factor SigE represent two parallel pathways to activate sugar catabolism in a cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Plant Cell Physiol. 52, 404-412.[PubMed]
 
Watanabe, S., Ohnuma, M., Sato, J., Yoshikawa, H. and Tanaka, K. (2011) Utility of a GFP reporter system in the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 57, 69-72.[PubMed]
 
 
 


Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Takayuki Kawakami and Kan Tanaka (2010) Chloroplast isolation and run-on transcription assay in Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Endocytobiosis Cell Res. 20. 42-52.
 
Yuki Kobayashi, Mio Ohnuma, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa, Kan Tanaka and Mitsumasa Hanaoka (2010) The basics of cultivation and molecular genetic analysis of the unicellular red algaCyanidioschyzon merolae. Endocytobiosis Cell Res. 20. 53-61.
 
Minoda, A., Weber, A. P. M., Tanaka, K. and Miyagishima, S. (2010) Nucleus-independent control of the Rubisco operon by the plastid-encoded transcription factor Ycf30 in the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant Physiol. 154, 1532-1540.[PubMed]
 
Imamura, S., Terashita, M., Ohnuma, M., Maruyama, S., Minoda, A., Weber, A.P.M., Inouye, T., Sekine, Y., Fujita, Y., Omata, T. and Tanaka, K. (2010) Nitrate assimilatory genes and their transcriptional regulation in a unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae: Genetic evidence for nitrite reduction by a sulfite reductase-like enzyme. Plant Cell Physiol. 51, 707-717.[link]
 
Fujiwara, T., Kuroiwa, H., Yagisawa, F., Ohnuma, M., Yoshida, Y., Yoshida, M., Nishida, K., Misumi, O., Watanabe, S., Tanaka, K. and Kuroiwa, T. (2010) The coiled-coil protein VIG1 is essential for tethering vacuoles to mitochondria during vacuole inheritance of Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant Cell, 22, 772-781.[PubMed]
 


Yu Kanesaki, Yuki Kobayashi, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka (2009) Mg-Protoporphyrin IX signaling in Cyanidioschyzon meroale: Multiple pathways may involve the retrograde signaling in plant cells. Plant Signal. Behav. 4, 85-88.[PubMed]
 
Yoshiyuki Takashi, Yuki Kobayashi, Kan Tanaka and Katsunori Tamura (2009) Arabidopsis replication protein A 70a is required for DNA damage response and telomere length homeostasis. Plant Cell Physiol. 50, 1965-1976.[PubMed]
 
Sousuke Imamura, Yu Kanesaki, Mio Ohnuma, Takayuki Inouye, Yasuhiko Sekine, Takayuki Fujiwara, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa and Kan Tanaka (2009) R2R3-type MYB transcription factor, CmMYB1, is a central nitrogen assimilation regulator in Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106 (30), 12548-12553. [PubMed]
 
Mio Ohnuma, Osami Misumi, Takayuki Fujiwara, Satoru Watanabe, Kan Tanaka and Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa (2009) Transient gene suppression in a red alga, Cyanidioschyzon merolae 10D. Protoplasma 236, 107-112. [PubMed]
 
Takashi Osanai, Masahiko Imashimizu, Asako Seki, Shusei Sato, Satoshi Tabata, Sousuke Imamura, Munehiko Asayama, Masahiko Ikeuchi and Kan Tanaka (2009) ChlH, the H subunit of Mg-chelatase, is an anti-sigma factor for SigE in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106 (16), 6860-6865. [PubMed]
 
Takayuki Fujiwara, Osami Misumi, Kousuke Tashiro, Yamato Yoshida, Keiji Nishida, Fumi Yagisawa, Sousuke Imamura, Masaki Yoshida, Toshiyuki Mori, Kan Tanaka, Haruko Kuroiwa and Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa (2009) Periodic gene expression during the highly synchronized cell nucleus and organelle division cycles in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. DNA Res. 16, 59-72. [PubMed]
 
Yuki Kobayashi, Yu Kanesaki, Ayumi Tanaka, Haruko Kuroiwa, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa and Kan Tanaka (2009) Tetrapyrrole signal as a cell cycle coordinator from organelle to nuclear DNA replication in plant cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106 (3), 803-807. [PubMed]
 
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Sousuke Imamura, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka (2008) The plant-specific TFIIB-related protein, pBrp, is a general transcription factor for RNA polymerase I. EMBO J. 27, 2317-2327. [PubMed]

Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka (2008) Dynamics of RpaB-promoter interaction during high light stress, revealed by chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) analysis in Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942. Plant J. 56, 327-335.

Shinichiro Maruyama, Motomichi Matsuzaki, Haruko Kuroiwa, Shin-ya Miyagishima, Kan Tanaka, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa and Hisayoshi Nozaki (2008) Centromere structure highlighted by the 100%-complete Cyanidioschyzon merolae genome. Plant Signal. Behav. 3, 140-141.

Kiyohito Fujita, Kan Tanaka, Yoshito Sadaie and Niji Ohta (2008) Functional analysis of the plastid and nuclear encoded CbbX proteins of Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Genes Genet. Syst. 83, 135-142.

Kiyohito Fujita, Shigeki Ehira, Kan Tanaka, Kei Asai and Niji Ohta (2008) Molecular phylogeny and evolution of the plastid and cbbX genes in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Genes Genet. Syst. 83, 127-133.

Mio Ohnuma, Takashi Yokoyama, Takayuki Inouye, Yasuhiko Sekine and Kan Tanaka (2008) Polyethyleneglycol (PEG)-mediated transient gene expression in a red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae 10D. Plant Cell Physiol. 49, 117-120.
 


Asako Seki, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Yuki Akimoto, Susumu Masuda, Hideo Iwasaki and Kan Tanaka (2007) Induction of a group 2 sigma factor, RpoD3, by high light and the underlying mechanism in Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942. J. Biol. Chem. 282(51), 36887-36894.

Hisayoshi Nozaki, Yoshihiro Takano, Osami Misumi, Kimihiro Terasawa, Motomichi Matsuzaki, Shinichiro Maruyama, Susumu Takio, Katsunori Tamura, Sung Jin Chung, Soichi Nakamura, Haruko Kuroiwa, Kan Tanaka, Naoki Sato, and Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa (2007) The first 100% eukaryotic genome sequences from the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae 10D. BMC Biol. 5, 28.

Reiko Motohashi, Takanori Yamazaki, Fumiyoshi Myouga, Takuya Ito, Masakazu Satou, Koichi Ito, Masakazu Satou, Masatomo Kobayashi, Noriko Nagata, Shigeo Yoshida, Akitomo Nagashima, Kan Tanaka, Seiji Takahashi and Kazuo Shinozaki (2007) Chloroplast ribosome release factor 1 (AtcpRF1) is essential for chloroplast development. Plant Mol. Biol. 64, 481-497.

Tsutomu Yoshimura, Sousuke Imamura, Kan Tanaka, Makoto Shirai and Munehiko Asayama (2007) Cooperation of group 2 sigma factors, SigD and SigE for light-induced transcription in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. FEBS Lett. 581, 1495-1500.

Masae Matsui, Tsutomu Yoshimura, Yuuko Wakabayashi, Sousuke Imamura, Kan Tanaka, Hideo Takahashi, Munehiko Asayama, and Makoto Shirai (2007) Interference expression at levels of the transcript and protein among group 1, 2, and 3 sigma factor genes in a cyanobacterium. Microbes Environ. 22, 32-43.

Shinichiro Maruyama, Haruko Kuroiwa, Shin-ya Miyagishima, Kan Tanaka and Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa (2007) Centromere dynamics in the primitive red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant J. 49 (6), 1122-1129.
 


2006

Takashi Osanai, Sousuke Imamura, Munehiko Asayama, Makoto Shirai, Iwane Suzuki, Norio Murata and Kan Tanaka (2006) Nirogen control of sugar catabolic gene expression in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. DNA Res. 13, 185-195.

Asako Seki, Takayuki Nakano, Hiroyuki Takahashi, Koji Matsumoto, Masahiko Ikeuchi and Kan Tanaka (2006) Light-responsive transcriptional regulation of the suf promoters involved in Fe-S cluster biogenesis in a cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. FEBS Lett. 580, 5044-5048.

Masaru Terashita, Shinichiro Maruyama and Kan Tanaka (2006) Cytoplasmic localization of the single glutamine synthetase in a unicellular red alga, Cyanidioschyzon merolae 10D. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 70, 2313-2315.

Masahiko Imashimizu, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Asako Seki, Katsuhiko Murakami and Kan Tanaka (2006) The cyanobacterial principal s factor region 1.1 is involved in DNA binding in the free form and in transcription activity as holoenzyme. FEBS Lett. 580(14), 3439-3444.

Sousuke Imamura, Kan Tanaka, Makoto Shirai and Munehiko Asayama (2006) Growth phase-dependent activation of nitrogen-related genes by a control network of group 1 and group 2 sigma factors in a cyanobacterium. J. Biol. Chem. 281, 2668-2675.

2005

Jean-Jacques Favory, Masanori Kobayashi, Kan Tanaka, Gilles Peltier, Martin Kreis, Jean-Gabriel Valay and Silva Lerbs-Mache (2005) Specific function of a plastid sigma factor for ndhF gene transcription. Nucleic Acids Res. 33, 5991-5999.

Takashi Osanai, Shusei Sato, Satoshi Tabata and Kan Tanaka (2005) Identification of PamA as a PII-binding membrane protein important in nitrogen-related and sugar-catabolic gene expression in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 34684-34690.

Ayumi Minoda, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Kirina Nagasawa, Makoto Horiuchi, Hideo Takahashi and Kan Tanaka (2005) Microarray profiling of plastid gene expression in a unicellular red alga, Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant Mol. Biol. 59, 375-385.

Takashi Osanai, Takayuki Nakano, Hiroyuki Takahashi, Minoru Kanehisa, Munehiko Asayama, Makoto Shirai, Iwane Suzuki, Norio Murata and Kan Tanaka (2005) Positive regulation of sugar catabolic pathways in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 by the group 2 sigma factor SigE. J. Biol. Chem. 280 (35), 30653-30659.

K. Koga, T. Harada, H. Shimizu and K. Tanaka (2005) Bacterial luciferase activity and the intracellular redox pool in Escherichia coli. Mol. Genet. Genomics 274, 180-188.

Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Kengo Kanamaru, Makoto Fujiwara, Hideo Takahashi and Kan Tanaka (2005) A Switch in RNA Polymerase Usage Mediated by tRNAGlu During Chloroplast Development. EMBO Rep. 6 (6), 545-550.

2004

Ayumi Minoda, Rei Sakagami, Fumi Yagisawa, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa and Kan Tanaka (2004) Improvement of culture conditions and evidence for nuclear transformation by homologous recombination in a red alga, Cyanidioschyzon merolae 10D. Plant Cell Physiol. 45 (6), 667-671.

Fumi Yagisawa, Keiji Nishida, Yukio Okano, Ayumi Minoda, Kan Tanaka and Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa (2004) Isolation of cycloheximide-resistant mutants of Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Cytologia 69 (1), 97-100.

Akitomo Nagashima, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Toshiharu Shikanai, Makoto Fujiwara, Kengo Kanamaru, Hideo Takahashi and Kan Tanaka (2004) The multiple-stress responsive plastid sigma factor, SIG5, directs activation of the psbD light responsive promoter (LRP) in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol. 45, 357-368.

Motomichi Matsuzaki, Osami Misumi, Tadasu Shin-I, Shinichiro Maruyama, Manabu Takahara, Shin-ya Miyagishima, Toshiyuki Mori, Keiji Nishida, Fumi Yagisawa, Keishin Nishida, Yamato Yoshida, Yoshiki Nishimura, Syunsuke Nakao, Tamaki Kobayashi, Yu Momoyama, Tetsuya Higashiyama, Ayumi Minoda, Masako Sano, Hisayo Nomoto, Kazuko Oishi, Hiroko Hayashi, Fumiko Ohta, Masako Sano, Hisayo Nomoto, Kazuko Oishi, Hiroko Hayashi, Fumiko Ohta, Satoko Nishizaka, Shinobu Haga, Sachiko Miura, Tomomi Morishita, Yukihiro Kabeya, Kimihiro Terasawa, Yutaka Suzuki, Yasuyuki Ishii, Syuichi Asakawa, Hiroyoshi Takano, Niji Ohta, Haruko Kuroiwa, Kan Tanaka, Nobuyoshi Shimizu, Sumio Sugano, Naoki Sato, Hisayoshi Nozaki, Naotake Ogasawara, Yuji Kohara and Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa (2004) Genome sequence of the ultra-small unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae 10D. Nature 428 (6983), 653-657.

Akitomo Nagashima, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Reiko Motohashi, Motoaki Seki, Kazuo Shinozaki, Kengo Kanamaru, Hideo Takahashi and Kan Tanaka (2004) DNA Microarray analysis of Plastid Gene Expression in an Arabidopsis Mutant Deficient in a Plastid Transcription Factor Sigma, SIG2. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 68 (3) 694-704.

Munehiko Asayama, Sousuke Imamura, Satoshi Yoshihara, Ai Miyazaki, Naoko Yoshida, Takashi Sazuka, Takakazu Kaneko, Osamu Ohara, Satoshi Tabata, Takashi Osanai, Kan Tanaka, Hideo Takahashi and Makoto Shirai (2004) SigC, the group 2 sigma factor of RNA polymerase, contributes to the late-stage gene expression and nitrogen promoter regulation in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. Strain PCC 6803. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 68 (3), 477-487.

2003

Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Kengo Kanamaru, Hideo Takahashi and Kan Tanaka (2003) Molecular genetic analysis of chloroplast gene promoters dependent on SIG2, a nucleus-encoded sigma factor for the plastid-encoded RNA polymerase, in Arabidopsis thaliana. Nucleic Acids Res. 31, 7090-7098.

Sousuke Imamura, Munehiko Asayama, Hiroyuki Takahashi, Kan Tanaka, Hideo Takahashi and Makoto Shirai (2003) Antagonistic dark/light-induced SigB/SigD, group 2 sigma factors, expression through redox potential and their roles in cyanobacteria. FEBS Lett. 554, 357-362.

Emi Nakazato, Hideya Fukuzawa, Satoshi Tabata, Hideo Takahashi and Kan Tanaka (2003) Identification and expression analysis of cDNA encoding a chloroplast recombination protein REC1, the chloroplast RecA homologue in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 67, 2608-2613.

Masahiko Imashimizu, Shoko Fujiwara, Ryohei Tanigawa, Kan Tanaka, Takatsugu Hirokawa, Yuji Nakajima, Junichi Higo and Mikio Tsuzuki (2003) Thymine at –5 is crucial for cpc promoter activity of Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6714. J. Bacteriol. 185, 6477-6480.

Nami Katayama, Hiroyoshi Takano, Motoji Sugiyama, Susumu Takio, Atsushi Sakai, Kan Tanaka, Haruko Kuroiwa and Kanji Ono (2003) Effects of antibiotics that inhibit the bacterial peptidoglycan synthesis pathway on moss chloroplast division. Plant Cell Physiol. 44, 776-781.

Niji Ohta, Motomichi Matsuzaki, Osami Misumi, Shin-ya Miyagishima, Hisayoshi Nozaki, Kan Tanaka, Tadasu Shin-I, Yuji Kohara and Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa (2003) Complete sequence and analysis of the plastid genome of the unicellular red alga Cyanodioschyzon merolae. DNA Res. 10, 67-77.

Sousuke Imamura, Satoshi Yoshihara, Serina Nakano, Noriko Shiozaki, Akiko Yamada, Kan Tanaka, Hideo Takahashi, Munehiko Asayama and Makoto Shirai (2003) Purification, characterization, and gene expression of all sigma factors of RNA polymerase in a cyanobacterium. J. Mol. Biol. 325, 857-872.

Critical papers before 2003

Ryohei Tanigawa, Masao Shirokane, Shin-ichi Maeda, Tatuso Omata, Kan Tanaka, and Hideo Takahashi (2002) Transcriptional activation of NtcA-dependent promoters of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7942 by 2-oxoglutarate in vitro. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99 (7), 4251-4255.
 
Asako Goto-Seki, Masao Shirokane, Susumu Masuda, Kan Tanaka, and Hideo Takahashi (1999) Specificity crosstalk among group 1 and group 2 sigma factors in cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC7942: in vitro specificity and a phylogenetic analysis. Mol. Microbiol. 34, 473-484.
 
Kan Tanaka, Yuzuru Tozawa, Nobuyoshi Mochizuki, Kazuo Shinozaki, Akira Nagatani, Kyo Wakasa, and Hideo Takahashi (1997) Characterization of three cDNA species encoding plastid RNA polymerase sigma factors in Arabidopsis thaliana: Evidence for the sigma factor heterogeneity in higher plant plastids. FEBS Lett. 413, 309-313.
 
Kan Tanaka, Kosuke Oikawa, Niji Ohta, Haruko Kuroiwa, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa, and Hideo Takahashi (1996) Nuclear encoding of a chloroplast RNA polymerase sigma subunit in a red alga. Science 272 (5270), 1932-1935.
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Kan Tanaka, Yuko Takayanagi, Nobuyuki Fujita, Akira Ishihama, and Hideo Takahashi (1993) Heterogeneity of the principal σ factor in Escherichia coli: The rpoS gene product, σ38, is a second principal σ factor of RNA polymerase in stationary-phase Escherichia coli. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 90 (8), 3511-3515.
 
Kan Tanaka, Tetsuo Shiina and Hideo Takahashi (1988) Multiple principal sigma factor homologs in eubacteria: Identification of the “rpoD Box.” Science 242 (4881), 1040-1042.
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 

Keisuke Yoshida

Kondo K., Izumi M., Inabe K., Yoshida K., Imashimizu M., Suzuki T., Hisabori T.* “The phototroph-specific b-hairpin structure of the g subunit of FoF1-ATP synthase is important for efficient ATP synthesis of cyanobacteria” J. Biol. Chem., Vol. 291, 101027.
 
Yoshida K.*, Hisabori T.* “Biochemical basis for redox regulation of chloroplast-localized phosphofructokinase from Arabidopsis thalianaPlant Cell Physiol. (Rapid paper), Vol. 62, 401-410.
 
Yokochi Y., Yoshida K., Hahn F., Miyagi A., Wakabayashi K-I., Kawai-Yamada M., Weber A. P. M., Hisabori T.* “Redox regulation of NADP-malate dehydrogenase is vital for land plants under fluctuating light environment” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., Vol. 118, e2016903118, 2021.
 
 

Juniar L., Tanaka H., Yoshida K., Hisabori T., Kurisu G.* “Structural basis for thioredoxin isoform-based fine-tuning of ferredoxin-thioredoxin reductase activity” Protein Sci., Vol. 29, pp. 2538-2545, 2020.
 
Yoshida K.*, Ohtaka K., Hirai M. Y., Hisabori T.* “Biochemical insight into redox regulation of plastidial 3-phosphoglycerate dehydrogenase from Arabidopsis thalianaJ. Biol. Chem., Vol. 295, pp. 14906-14915, 2020.
 
Hoshino T., Yamabe E., Hawari M. A., Tamura M., Kanamaru S., Yoshida K., Koesoema A. A., Matsuda T.* “Oxidation of aromatic and aliphatic aldehydes to carboxylic acids by Geotrichum candidum aldehyde dehydrogenase” Tetrahedron, Vol. 76: 131387, 2020.
 
Sekiguchi T., Yoshida K., Okegawa Y., Motohashi K., Wakabayashi K-I., Hisabori T.* “Chloroplast ATP synthase is reduced by both f-type and m-type thioredoxins” Biochim. Biophys. Acta, Vol. 1861: 148261, 2020.
 
Mihara S., Sugiura K., Yoshida K., Hisabori T.* “Thioredoxin targets are regulated in heterocysts of cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. PCC7120 in a light-independent manner” J. Exp. Bot., Vol. 71, pp. 2018-2027, 2020.

Yokochi Y., Sugiura K., Takemura K., Yoshida K., Hara S., Wakabayashi K-I., Kitao A., Hisabori T.* “Impact of key residues within chloroplast thioredoxin-f on recognition for reduction and oxidation of target proteins” J. Biol. Chem., Vol. 294, pp. 17437-17450, 2019.
 
Sugiura K., Yokochi Y., Fu N., Fukaya Y., Yoshida K., Mihara S., Hisabori T.* “The thioredoxin (Trx) redox-state sensor protein can visualize Trx activities in the light-dark response in chloroplasts” J. Biol. Chem., Vol. 294, pp. 12091-12098, 2019.
 
Yoshida K.*, Uchikoshi E., Hara S., Hisabori T.* “Thioredoxin-like2/2-Cys peroxiredoxin redox cascade acts as oxidative activator of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase in chloroplasts” Biochem. J., Vol. 476, pp. 1781-1790, 2019.
 
Inabe K., Kondo K., Yoshida K., Wakabayashi K-I., Hisabori T.* “The N-terminal region of the e subunit from cyanobacterial ATP synthase alone can inhibit ATPase activity” J. Biol. Chem., Vol. 294, pp. 10094-10103, 2019.
 

Yoshida K.*, Hisabori T.* “Determining the rate-limiting step for light-responsive redox regulation in chloroplasts” Antioxidants, Vol. 7: 153, 2018.
 
Yoshida K.*, Hara A., Sugiura K., Fukaya Y., Hisabori T.* “Thioredoxin-like2/2-Cys peroxiredoxin redox cascade supports oxidative thiol modulation in chloroplasts” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., Vol. 115, pp. E8296-E8304, 2018. (F1000 Prime)
 
Hashida S-N.*, Miyagi A., Nishiyama M., Yoshida K., Hisabori T., Kawai-Yamada M. “Ferredoxin/thioredoxin system plays an important role in the chloroplastic NADP status of Arabidopsis” Plant J., Vol. 95, pp. 947-960., 2018.
 
Mihara S., Wakao H., Yoshida K., Higo A., Sugiura K., Tsuchiya A., Nomata J., Wakabayashi K-I., Hisabori T.* “Thioredoxin regulates G6PDH activity by changing redox states of OpcA in the nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. PCC 7120” Biochem. J., Vol. 475, pp. 1091-1105, 2018.


Yoshida K.*, Hisabori T.* “Distinct electron transfer from ferredoxin-thioredoxin reductase to multiple thioredoxin isoforms in chloroplasts” Biochem. J., Vol. 474, pp. 1347-1360, 2017.
 
Seta A., Tabara M., Nishibori Y., Hiraguri A., Ohkama-Ohtsu N., Yokoyama T., Hara S., Yoshida K., Hisabori T., Fukudome A., Koiwa H., Moriyama H., Takahashi N., Fukuhara T.* “Post-translational regulation of the dicing activities of Arabidopsis DICER-LIKE 3 and 4 by inorganic phosphate and the redox state” Plant Cell Physiol., Vol. 58, pp. 485-495. 2017.
 
Mihara S., Yoshida K., Higo A., Hisabori T.* “Functional significance of NADPH-thioredoxin reductase C in the antioxidant defense system of cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. PCC 7120” Plant Cell Physiol., Vol. 58, pp. 86-94, 2017.
 


Yoshida K.*, Hisabori T.* “Two distinct redox cascades cooperatively regulate chloroplast functions and sustain plant viability” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., Vol. 113, pp. E3967-E3976, 2016a.
 
Yoshida K., Hisabori T.* “Adenine nucleotide-dependent and redox-independent control of mitochondrial malate dehydrogenase activity in Arabidopsis thalianaBiochim. Biophys. Acta, Vol. 1857, pp. 810-818, 2016b.
 
Yutthanasirikul R., Nagano T., Jimbo H., Hihara Y., Kanamori T., Ueda T., Haruyama T., Konno H., Yoshida K., Hisabori T., Nishiyama Y.* “Oxidation of a cysteine residue in elongation factor EF-Tu reversibly inhibits translation in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803” J. Biol. Chem., Vol. 291, pp. 5860-5870, 2016.


Yoshida K., Hara S., Hisabori T.* “Thioredoxin selectivity for thiol-based redox regulation of target proteins in chloroplasts” J. Biol. Chem., Vol. 290, pp. 14278-14288, 2015.
 


Yoshida K., Hisabori T.* “Mitochondrial isocitrate dehydrogenase is inactivated upon oxidation and reactivated by thioredoxin-dependent reduction in ArabidopsisFront. Environ. Sci., Vol. 2: 38, 2014.
 
Yoshida K., Matsuoka Y., Hara S., Konno H., Hisabori T.* “Distinct redox behaviors of chloroplast thiol enzymes and their relationships with photosynthetic electron transport in Arabidopsis thalianaPlant Cell Physiol., Vol. 55, pp. 1415-1425, 2014.
 


Yoshida K., Noguchi K., Motohashi K., Hisabori T.* “Systematic exploration of thioredoxin target proteins in plant mitochondria” Plant Cell Physiol., Vol. 54, pp. 875-892, 2013.
  


Yoshida K.*, Watanabe C. K., Hachiya T., Tholen D., Shibata M., Terashima I., Noguchi K. “Distinct responses of the mitochondrial respiratory chain to long- and short-term high-light environments in Arabidopsis thalianaPlant Cell Environ., Vol. 34, pp. 618-628, 2011a.
 
Yoshida K.*, Watanabe C. K., Terashima I., Noguchi K. “Physiological impact of mitochondrial alternative oxidase on photosynthesis and growth in Arabidopsis thaliana Plant Cell Environ., Vol. 34, pp. 1890-1899, 2011b.
 


Yoshida K.*, Shibata M., Terashima I., Noguchi K. “Simultaneous determination of in vivo plastoquinone and ubiquinone redox states by HPLC-based analysis” Plant Cell Physiol., Vol. 51, pp. 836-841, 2010.
 


Yoshida K.*, Noguchi K. “Differential gene expression profiles of the mitochondrial respiratory components in illuminated Arabidopsis leaves” Plant Cell Physiol., Vol. 50, pp. 1449-1462, 2009.
 


Yoshida K.*, Watanabe C., Kato Y., Sakamoto W., Noguchi K. “Influence of chloroplastic photo-oxidative stress on mitochondrial alternative oxidase capacity and respiratory properties: a case study with Arabidopsis yellow variegated 2Plant Cell Physiol., Vol. 49, pp. 592-603, 2008.
 


Yoshida K.*, Terashima I., Noguchi K. “Up-regulation of mitochondrial alternative oxidase concomitant with chloroplast over-reduction by excess light” Plant Cell Physiol., Vol. 48, pp. 606-614, 2007.
 


Yoshida K.*, Terashima I., Noguchi K. “Distinct roles of the cytochrome pathway and alternative oxidase in leaf photosynthesis” Plant Cell Physiol., Vol. 47, pp. 22-31, 2006. (IF: 4.062, cited by 119)
 


Sousuke Imamura

Baifeng Zhou, Hiroki Shima, Kazuhiko Igarashi, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2022) CmNDB1 and a specific domain of CmMYB1 negatively regulates CmMYB1-dependent transcription of nitrate assimilation genes under nitrogen-repleted condition in a unicellular red alga. Front. Plant Sci. (doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.821947) (Published online, Mar 11th, 2022).

Sota Takahashi, Riho Okubo, Yu Kanesaki, Baifeng Zhou, Kazuhiro Takaya, Satoru Watanabe, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2021) Identification of Transcription Factors and the Regulatory Genes Involved in Triacylglycerol Accumulation in the Unicellular Red Alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plants 10(5), 971. (doi.org/10.3390/plants10050971) (Published online 13 May, 2021).
 
Hazuki Hasegawa, Tatsuhiro Tsurumaki, Sousuke Imamura, Kintake Sonoike and *Kan Tanaka (2021) The Circadian Rhythm Regulator RpaA Modulates Photosynthetic Electron Transport and Alters the Preferable Temperature Range for Growth in a Cyanobacterium. FEBS Lett. 595, 1480-1492. (doi.org/10.1002/1873-3468.14075) (doi.org/10.1002/1873-3468.14075) (Published on line, March 17th, 2021). 
 
Baifeng Zhou, Sota Takahashi, Tokiaki Takemura, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2021) Establishment of a firefly luciferase reporter assay system in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 67, 42-46. (doi: 10.2323/jgam.2020.02.003) (Published online, 16 Sept 2020).

Takayuki ShimizuRintaro YasudaYui MukaiRyo TanoueTomohiro ShimadaSousuke ImamuraKan Tanaka, *Satoru Watanabe and *Tatsuru Masuda (2020) Proteomic analysis of haem-binding protein from Arabidopsis thaliana and Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Phil. Trans. B. 375(1801): 20190488. (doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0488) (Published online May 4, 2020).
 
Hiroshi Tatara, Yusuke Sato, Yuki Kasai, Daisuke Hagiwara, Arisa Makino, Sousuke Imamura, Jun Abe, *Shigeaki Harayama (2020) A method for the preparation of electrocompetent cells to transform unicellular green algae, Coccomyxa (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) strains Obi and KJ. Algal Res. (in press).
 
 
Hazuki Hasegawa, Tatsuhiro Tsurumaki, Ikki Kobayashi, Sousuke Imamura and *Kan Tanaka (2020) Identification and analysis of a principal sigma factor interacting protein SinA, essential for growth at high temperatures in a cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 67, 42-46. (doi: 10.2323/jgam.2019.05.002)(Published online, Sept 13, 2019).

Tokiaki Takemura, Sousuke Imamura, Yuki Kobayashi and *Kan Tanaka (2019)
Multiple modification of chromosomal loci using URA5.3 selection marker in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Bio-protocol 9, Iss 7 (doi: 10.21769/BioProtoc.3204)(Published online, April 5, 2019).
 
Imran Pancha, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2019) Overexpression of a glycogenin, CmGLG2, enhances floridean starch accumulation in the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant Signal. Behav. (doi: 10.1080/15592324.2019.1596718)(Published online, Apr 2, 2019).
 
Tokiaki Takemura, Yuki Kobayashi, Sousuke Imamura and *Kan Tanaka (2019) Top starch plating method for the efficient cultivation of unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Bio-protocol 9, Iss 4 (doi: 10.21769/BioProtoc.3172)(Published online, Feb 20, 2019).
 
Tokiaki Takemura, *Sousuke Imamura and *Kan Tanaka (2019) Identification of a chloroplast fatty acid exporter protein, CmFAX1, and triacylglycerol accumulation by its overexpression in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Algal Res. 38(3), 101396. (doi.org: 10.1016/j.algal.2018.101396) (Published online 29, Dec, 2018)
 
Imran Pancha, Hiroki Shima, Nahoko Higashitani, Kazuhiko Igarashi, Atsushi Higashitani, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2019) Target of rapamycin (TOR) signaling modulates starch accumulation via glycogenin phosphorylation status in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant J. 97(3), 485-499. (doi: 10.1111/tpj.14136) (Online published, Oct 23, 2018).
 

Satoshi Fukuda, Eri Hirasawa, Tokiaki Takemura, Sota Takahashi, Kaumeel Chokshi, Imran Pancha, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2018) Accelerated triacylglycerol production without growth inhibition by overexpression of a glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Scientific Reports 8: 12410. (doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-30809-8)( Oniine published, Aug 17th).
 
Tokiaki Takemura, Sousuke Imamura, Yuki Kobayashi and *Kan Tanaka (2018) Construction of a selectable marker recycling system and the use in epitope tagging of multiple nuclear genes in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant Cell Physiol. 59(11): 2308-2316. (doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcy156) (Online published, Aug 7th).
 
*Sousuke Imamura, Yuhta Nomura, Tokiaki Takemura, Imran Pancha, Keiko Taki, Kazuki Toguchi, Yuzuru Tozawa and Kan Tanaka (2018) The checkpoint kinase TOR (target of rapamycin) regulates expression of a nuclear-encoded chloroplast RelA-SpoT homolog (RSH) and modulates chloroplast ribosomal RNA synthesis in a unicellular red alga. Plant J. 94(2):327-339. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13859. (Online published, Feb 14).


 
Yasuko Kawase, Sousuke Imamura, and *Kan Tanaka (2017) A MYB-type transcription factor MYB2 represses light-harvesting protein genes in Cyanidioschyzon merolae. FEBS Lett. 591(16): 2439-2448. (DOI: 10.1002/1873-3468.12763)  [ Link ]
 
*Sho Yamaguchi, Ken Motokura, Kan Tanaka, and Sousuke Imamura (2017) Catalytic Processes for Utilizing Carbohydrates Derived from Algal Biomass. Catalysts 7(6):163. (DOI: 10.3390/catal7050163).  [ Link ]
 
*Sho Yamaguchi, Yuuki Kawada, Hidetaka Yuge, Kan Tanaka, and Sousuke Imamura (2017) Development of New Carbon Resources: Production of Important Chemicals from Algal Residue. Scientific Reports 7(1):855. (DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-00979-y)  [Link]
 
*Sousuke Imamura, Keiko Taki and *Kan Tanaka (2017) Construction of a rapamycin-susceptible strain of the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae for analysis of target of rapamycin (TOR) function. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 63(5), 305-309. (DOI: 10.2323/jgam.2017.02.002)  [ Link ]
 


Sousuke Imamura, Yasuko Kawase, Ikki Kobayashi, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, and Kan Tanaka (2016) TOR (target of rapamycin) is a key regulator of triacylglycerol accumulation in microalgae. Plant Signal. Behav. 11:3, e1149285, (DOI: 10.1080/15592324.2016.1149285). [ link ]
 


Sousuke Imamura, Yasuko Kawase, Ikki Kobayashi, Toshiyuki Sone, Atsuko Era, Shin-ya Miyagishima, Mie Shimojima, Hiroyuki Ohta, and Kan Tanaka (2015) Target of rapamycin (TOR) plays a critical role in triacylglycerol accumulation in microalgae. Plant Mol. Biol. 89, 309-318. (DOI: 10.​1007/​s11103-015-0370-6)
[ link ]
 
Nobuko Sumiya, Yasuko Kawase, Junpei Hayakawa, Mami Matsuda, Mami Nakamura, Atsuko Era, Kan Tanaka, Akihiko Kondo, Tomohisa Hasunuma, Sousuke Imamura, Shin-ya Miyagishima (2015) Expression of cyanobacterial acyl-ACP reductase elevates the triacylglycerol level in the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant Cell Physiol. 56, 1962-1980. (doi:10.1093/pcp/pcv120 )[ link ]
 
Keiko Taki, Toshiyuki Sone, Yuki Kobayashi, Satoru Watanabe, Sousuke Imamura, and Kan Tanaka (2015) Construction of a URA5.3 deletion strain of the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae: A backgroundless host strain for transformation experiments. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol.
61, 211-214. (doi: 10.2323/jgam.61.211)[ link ]
 
Gaku Fujii, Sousuke Imamura, Atsuko Era, Shin-ya Miyagishima, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, and Kan Tanaka (2015) The nuclear-encoded sigma factor SIG4 directly activates transcription of chloroplast psbA and ycf17 genes in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 362 (10): fnv063. (10.1093/femsle/fnv063) [link]
 
Yu Kanesaki, Sousuke Imamura, Motomichi Matsuzaki, and Kan Tanaka (2015) Identification of centromere regions in chromosomes of a unicellular red alga, Cyanidioschyzon merolae. FEBS Lett. 589, 1219-1224.(10.1016/j.febslet.2015.04.009)
[link]
 


Satoru Watanabe, Jun Sato, Sousuke Imamura, Mio Ohnuma, Yusaku Ohba, Taku Chibazakura, Kan Tanaka and Hirofumi Yoshikawa (2014) Stable Expression of a GFP-reporter Gene in the Red Alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 78, 175-177. (doi:10.1080/09168451.2014.877823)[link]
 


Gaku Fujii, Sousuke Imamura, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka (2013) Nuclear-encoded chloroplast RNA polymerase sigma factor SIG2 activates chloroplast-encoded phycobilisome genes in a red alga, Cyanidioschyzon merolae. FEBS Lett. 587, 3354-3359. (doi: 10.1016/j.febslet.2013.08.031) [link]
 
Sousuke Imamura, Aiko Ishiwata, Satoru Watanabe, Hirofumi Yoshikawa and Kan Tanaka (2013) Expression of budding yeast FKBP12 confers rapamycin susceptibility to the unicellular red algaCyanidioschyzon merolae. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 439, 264-269. (doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2013.08.045) [link]
 


Yu Kanesaki, Sousuke Imamura, Ayumi Minoda and Kan Tanaka (2012) External light condition and cell cycle phases coordinate accumulation of chloroplast and mitochondrial transcripts in the red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. DNA Res. 19, 289-303. [OPEN ACCESS].
 
Sousuke Imamura, Daisuke Hagiwara, Fumi Suzuki, Norihide Kurano and Shigeaki Harayama. (2012) Genetic transformation of Pseudochoricystis ellipsoidea, an aliphatic hydrocarbon-producing green alga. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 58, 1-10 [OPEN access].
 


Yuki Kobayashi, Sousuke Imamura, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka. (2011) A tetrapyrrole-regulated ubiquitin ligase controls algal nuclear DNA replication. Nature Cell Biol. 13, 483-487.[PubMed]
 


Sousuke Imamura, Masaru Terashita, Mio Ohnuma, Shinichiro Maruyama, Ayumi Minoda, Andreas P.M. Weber, Takayuki Inouye, Yasuhiko Sekine, Yuichi Fujita, Tatsuo Omata and Kan Tanaka. (2010) Nitrate assimilatory genes and their transcriptional regulation in a unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae: Genetic evidence for nitrite reduction by a sulfite reductase-like enzyme. Plant Cell Physiol. 51, 707-717.[PubMed]
 


Sousuke Imamura, Yu Kanesaki, Mio Ohnuma, Takayuki Inouye, Yasuhiko Sekine, Takayuki Fujiwara, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa and Kan Tanaka. (2009) R2R3-type MYB transcription factor, CmMYB1, is a central nitrogen assimilation regulator in Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 106, 12548-12553.[PubMed]
 
Takashi Osanai, Masahiko Imashimizu, Asako Seki, Shusei Sato, Satoshi Tabata, Sousuke Imamura, Munehiko Asayama, Masahiko Ikeuchi and Kan Tanaka. (2009) ChlH, the H subunit of the Mg-chelatase, is an anti-σ factor for SigE in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 106, 6860-6865.[PubMed]
 
Takayuki Fujiwara, Osami Misumi, Kousuke Tashiro, Yamato Yoshida, Keiji Nishida, Fumi Yagisawa, Sousuke Imamura, Masaki Yoshida, Toshiyuki Mori, Kan Tanaka, Haruko Kuroiwa and Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa. (2009) Periodic gene expression patterns during the highly synchronized cell nucleus and organelle division cycles in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. DNA Res. 16, 59-71.[PubMed]


Sousuke Imamura, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka. (2008) The plant-specific TFIIB-related protein, pBrp, is a general transcription factor for RNA polymerase I. EMBO J. 27, 2317-2327.[PubMed]
 
Munehiko Asayama and Sousuke Imamura. (2008) Stringent promoter recognition and autoregulation by the group 3 σ-factor SigF in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, 5297-5305.[PubMed]
 


Tsutomu Yoshimura, Sousuke Imamura, Kan Tanaka, Makoto Shirai and Munehiko Asayama. (2007) Cooperation of group 2 σ factors, SigD and SigE for light-induced transcription in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. FEBS Lett. 581, 1495-1500.[PubMed]
 
Masae Matsui, Tsutomu Yoshimura, Yuko Wakabayashi, Sousuke Imamura, Kan Tanaka, Hideo Takahashi, Munehiko Asayama and Makoto Shirai. (2007) Interference expression at levels of the transcript and protein among group 1, 2, and 3 sigma factor genes in a cyanobacterium. Microbes Environ. 22, 32-43.[link]
 
Yoshiki Kubota, Akio Miyao, Hirohiko Hirochika, Yuzuru Tozawa, Hiroyuki Yasuda, Yuichi Tsunoyama, Yasuo Niwa, Sousuke Imamura, Makoto Shirai and Munehiko Asayama. (2007) Two novel nuclear genes, OsSIG5 and OsSIG6, encoding potential plastid sigma factors of RNA polymerase in rice: Tissue-specific and light-responsive gene expression. Plant Cell Physiol. 48, 186-192.[PubMed]
 


Takashi Osanai, Sousuke Imamura, Munehiko Asayama, Makoto Shirai, Iwane Suzuki, Norio Murata and Kan Tanaka. (2006) Nitrogen induction of sugar catabolic gene expression in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. DNA Res. 13, 185-195.[PubMed]
 
Sousuke Imamura, Kan Tanaka, Makoto Shirai and Munehiko Asayama. (2006) Growth phase-dependent activation of nitrogen-related genes by a control network of group 1 and group 2 sigma factors in a cyanobacterium. J. Biol. Chem. 281, 2668-2675.[PubMed]
 


Sousuke Imamura, Munehiko Asayama, and Makoto Shirai. (2004) In vitro transcription analysis by reconstituted cyanobacterial RNA polymerase: Roles of group 1 and 2 sigma factors and a core subunit, RpoC2. Genes Cells 9, 1175-1187.[PubMed]
 
Munehiko Asayama, Sousuke Imamura, Satoshi Yoshihara, Ai Miyazaki, Naoko Yoshida, Takashi Sazuka, Takakazu Kaneko, Osamu Ohara, Satoshi Tabata, Takashi Osanai, Kan Tanaka, Hideo Takahashi and Makoto Shirai. (2004) SigC, the group 2 sigma factor of RNA polymerase, contributes to the late-stage gene expression and nitrogen promoter recognition in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 68, 477-487.[PubMed]
 


Sousuke Imamura, Munehiko Asayama, Hiroyuki Takahashi, Kan Tanaka, Hideo Takahashi and Makoto Shirai. (2003) Antagonistic dark-/light-induced SigB/SigD, group 2 sigma factors, expression through redox potential and their roles in cyanobacteria. FEBS Lett. 554, 357-362.[PubMed]
 
Sousuke Imamura, Satoshi Yoshihara, Serina Nakano, Noriko Shiozaki, Akiko Yamada, Kan Tanaka, Hideo Takahashi, Munehiko Asayama and Makoto Shirai. (2003) Purification, characterization, and gene expression of all sigma factors of RNA polymerase in a cyanobacterium. J. Mol. Biol. 325, 857-872.[PubMed]
 


Yuki Kobayashi

*Fumi Yagisawa, Takayuki Fujiwara, Tokiaki Takemura, Yuki Kobayashi, Nobuko Sumiya, Shin-ya Miyagishima, Soichi Nakamura, Yuuta Imoto, Osami Misumi, Kan Tanaka, Haruko Kuroiwa and Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa (2020) ESCRT machinery mediates cytokinetic abscission in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Front. Cell Dev. Biol. 8: 169 (doi: 10.3389/fcell.2020.00169) (Published 3 Apr, 2020).

Tokiaki Takemura, Sousuke Imamura, Yuki Kobayashi and *Kan Tanaka (2019)
Multiple modification of chromosomal loci using URA5.3 selection marker in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Bio-protocol 9, Iss 7 (doi: 10.21769/BioProtoc.3204)(Published online, April 5, 2019).
 
Tokiaki Takemura, Yuki Kobayashi, Sousuke Imamura and *Kan Tanaka (2019) Top starch plating method for the efficient cultivation of unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Bio-protocol 9, Iss 4 (doi: 10.21769/BioProtoc.3172)(Published online, Feb 20, 2019).
 

Tokiaki Takemura, Sousuke Imamura, Yuki Kobayashi and *Kan Tanaka (2018) Construction of a selectable marker recycling system and the use in epitope tagging of multiple nuclear genes in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Plant Cell Physiol. 59(11): 2308-2316. (doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcy156) (Online published, Aug 7th).
 
Yuki Kobayashi and *Kan Tanaka (2018) Lability in sulfur acidic cultivation medium explains unstable effects of CDK inhibitors on Cyanidioschyzon merolae cell proliferation. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 64(6): 299-302. (doi: 10.2323/jgam.2018.01.002) (published online, June 16) .
 


 

Kobayashi, Y. and Tanaka, K. (2016). Extraction and Measurement of Abscisic Acid in a Unicellular Red Alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Bio-protocol 6(23): e2033. (DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.2033). [ link ]
 
Yuki Kobayashi and Kan Tanaka (2016) Transcriptional regulation of tetrapyrrole biosynthetic genes explains abscisic acid-induced heme accumulation in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Front. Plant Sci. 7: 1300. (DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01300). [ link ]
 
Noriko Ueki, Takahiro Ide, Shota Mochiji, Yuki Kobayashi, Ryutaro Tokutsu, Norikazu Ohnishi, Katsushi Yamaguchi, Shuji Shigenobu, Kan Tanaka, Jun Minagawa, Toru Hisabori, Masafumi Hirono, and Ken-ichi Wakabayashi (2016) Eyespot-dependent determination of the phototactic sign in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 113, 5299-5304. (doi:10.1073/pnas.1525538113). [ link ]
 
Yuki Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Ando, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, and Kan Tanaka (2016) Abscisic acid participates in the control of cell-cycle initiation through heme homeostasis in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae.
Plant Cell Physiol. 57, 953-960. (DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcw054). [ link ]
 
 


Keiko Taki, Toshiyuki Sone, Yuki Kobayashi, Satoru Watanabe, Sousuke Imamura, and Kan Tanaka (2015) Construction of a URA5.3 deletion strain of the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae: A backgroundless host strain for transformation experiments. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 61, 211-214. (doi: 10.2323/jgam.61.211)[ link ]
 


Yuki Kobayashi, Sousuke Imamura, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka (2011) A tetrapyrrole-regulated ubiquitin ligase controls algal nuclear DNA replication. Nature Cell Biol. 13, 483-487.[PubMed]
 
(小林勇気,田中 寛.葉緑体に由来するテトラピロールシグナルはサイクリンのポリユビキチン化を阻害することで核におけるDNA複製を開始させる,ライフサイエンス新着論文レビュー[リンク](オンラインでの紹介記事))
 


Yuki Kobayashi, Mio Ohnuma, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa, Kan Tanaka and Mitsumasa Hanaoka (2010) The basics of cultivation and molecular genetic analysis of the unicellular red algaCyanidioschyzon merolae. Endocytobiosis Cell Res. 20. 53-61.
 


Yu Kanesaki, Yuki Kobayashi, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka (2009) Mg-Protoporphyrin IX signaling in Cyanidioschyzon meroale: Multiple pathways may involve the retrograde signaling in plant cells. Plant Signal. Behav. 4, 85-88.[PubMed]
 
Yoshiyuki Takashi, Yuki Kobayashi, Kan Tanaka and Katsunori Tamura (2009) Arabidopsis replication protein A 70a is required for DNA damage response and telomere length homeostasis. Plant Cell Physiol. 50, 1965-1976.[PubMed]
 
Yuki Kobayashi, Yu Kanesaki, Ayumi Tanaka, Haruko Kuroiwa, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa and Kan Tanaka (2009) Tetrapyrrole signal as a cell cycle coordinator from organelle to nuclear DNA replication in plant cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA
106, 803-807. [PubMed]
 
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Yukihiro Kabeya, Yuki Kobayashi, Hiromichi Suzuki, Jun Itoh, Mamoru Sugita. (2007) Transcription of plastid genes is modulated by two nuclear-encoded a subunits of plastid RNA polymerase in the moss Physcomitrella patens. Plant J. 52, 730-741. [PubMed]
 
Takahiro Nakamura, Chika Sugiura, Yuki Kobayashi, Mamoru Sugita. (2005) Transcript profiling in plastid arginine tRNA-CCG gene knockout moss: construction of Physcomitrella patens plastid DNA microarray. Plant Biol. 7, 258-265.[PubMed]
 
Chika Sugiura, Yuki Kobayashi, Setuyuki Aoki, Chieko Sugita, Mamoru Sugita. (2003) Complete chloroplast DNA sequence of the moss Physcomitrella patens: evidence for the loss and relocation of rpoA from the chloroplast to the nucleus. Nucleic Acids Res. 31, 5324-5331.[PubMed]
 
Yuki Kobayashi, Yuko Dokiya, Yoshinori Kumazawa, Mamoru Sugita. (2002) Non-AUG translation initiation of RNA encoding plastid-targeted phage-type RNA polymerase in Nicotiana sylvestris. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 299, 57-61.[PubMed]
 
Yuki Miyata, Chika Sugiura, Yuki Kobayashi, Mituru Hagiwara, Mamoru Sugita. (2002) Chloroplast ribosomal S14 protein transcript is edited to Create a translation initiation codon in the moss Physcomitrella patens. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1576, 346-349.[PubMed]
 
Yuki Kobayashi, Yuko Dokiya, Mamoru Sugita. (2001) Dual targeting of phage-type RNA polymerase to both mitochondria and plastids is due to alternative translation initiation in single transcripts. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 289, 1106-1113.[PubMed]
 
Yuki Kobayashi, Yuko Dokiya, Masahiro Sugiura, Yasuo Niwa, Mamoru sugita. (2001) Genomic organization and organ-specific expression of a nuclear gene encoding phage-type RNA polymerase in Nicotiana sylvestris. Gene 279, 33-40.[PubMed]
 
 


Kaisei Maeda

Kaisei Maeda, Yukiko Okuda, Gen Enomoto, Satoru Watanabe, Masahiko Ikeuchi. Biosynthesis of a sulfated exopolysaccharide, synechan, and bloom formation in the model cyanobacterium Synechocystis strain PCC 6803. eLife, 2021, 10:e66538.

Tomonori Kashimoto, Keita Miyake, Mayuko Sato, Kaisei Maeda, Chikahiro Matsumoto, Masahiko Ikeuchi, Kiminori Toyooka, Satoru Watanabe, Yu Kanesaki, Rei Narikawa. Acclimation process of the chlorophyll d-bearing cyanobacterium Acaryochloris marina to an orange light environment revealed by transcriptomic analysis and electron microscopic observation. The Journal of general and applied microbiology, 2020, 66.2:106-115.
 
Keita Miyake, Keiji Fushimi, Tomonori Kashimoto, Kaisei Maeda, Ni-Ni-Win, Hiroyuki Kimura, Masakazu Sugishima, Masahiko Ikeuchi, Rei Narikawa. Functional diversification of two bilin reductases for light perception and harvesting in unique cyanobacterium Acaryochloris marina MBIC 11017. The FEBS journal, 2020, 287.18: 4016-4031.
 
Naoya Shimada, Yukiko Okuda, Kaisei Maeda, Daisuke Umeno, Shinichi Takaichi, Masahiko Ikeuchi. Astaxanthin production in a model cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC 6803. The Journal of general and applied microbiology, 2020, 66.2:116-120.
 

Kaisei Maeda, Jyunya Tamura, Yukiko Okuda, Rei Narikawa, Takafumi Midorikawa, Masahiko Ikeuchi. Genetic identification of factors for extracellular cellulose accumulation in the thermophilic cyanobacterium Thermosynechococcus vulcanus: proposal of a novel tripartite secretion system. Molecular Microbiology, 2018, 109.1:121-134.
 

Kaisei Maeda, Rei Narikawa, Masahiko Ikeuchi. Measurement of Nucleotide Triphosphate Sugar Transferase Activity via Generation of Pyrophosphate. Bio-protocol, 2015, 5.8.
 

Kaisei Maeda, Rei Narikawa, Masahiko Ikeuchi. CugP Is a Novel Ubiquitous Non-GalU-Type Bacterial UDP-Glucose Pyrophosphorylase Found in Cyanobacteria. Journal of Bacteriology, 2014, 196.13:2348-2354.
 


Review & Other Articles

*Imran Pancha, Kazuhiro Takaya, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2021) The unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae, an excellent model organism for elucidating fundamental molecular mechanisms and their applications in biofuel production. Plants 10(6), 1218. (doi: 10.3390/plants10061218) (published online, Jun 15, 2021).
 
*Shin-ya Miyagishima and *Kan Tanaka (2021) The unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae – the simplest model of a photosynthetic eukaryote. Plant Cell Physiol. 62(6), 926-941. (doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcab052) (published online, 09 April 2021).
 
前田 海成、 微生物学分野の研究動向-シアノバクテリアの細胞外多糖合成系について-”、日本ゲノム微生物学会ニュースレター 第24号、p2-5、2021.
 


Imran Pancha, Kaumeel Chokshi, Kan Tanaka and *Sousuke Imamura (2020) Microalgal Target Of Rapamycin (TOR): A Central Regulatory Hub For Growth, Stress Response And Biomass Production. Plant Cell Physiol. 61(4), 675-684 (doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcaa023) (Epub ahead of print, 2020, Feb 27).
 
Yoshida K.*, Yokochi Y., Hisabori T. “New light on chloroplast redox regulation: Molecular mechanisms of protein thiol oxidation” Front. Plant Sci., Vol. 10: 1534, 2019.
 
Yoshida K.*, Hisabori T.* “Simple method to determine protein redox state in Arabidopsis thalianaBio-protocol, Vol. 9: e3250, 2019.
 
Yoshida K.*, Hisabori T.* “Thiol-based redox regulation in plant chloroplasts” In “Redox Homeostasis in Plants: From Signaling to Stress Tolerance(Panda S.K., Yamamoto Y.Y. eds), Springer, pp. 1-17, 2019.
 
今村 壮輔、田中 寛(2019) オイル生産性が飛躍的に向上した藻類株の作出:オイル生合成のチェックポイントキナーゼTORの発見とその応用、BIO INDUSTRY、36(8)、9-19
 
今村 壮輔、田中 寛(2019) オイル生産性を飛躍的に高めた藻類株の作出ー 藻類オイル生合成制御の理解とその応用ー、配管技術、61(6)、18-22
 
今村 壮輔、田中 寛(2019)オイル生産性が飛躍的に向上した藻類株の創出ー藻類オイル生合成制御の理解とその応用ー、クリーンエネルギー、28(2)、1-6
 
山口 渉、今村 壮輔(2018) 藻類バイオマスの新規利用法─オイル抽出残渣から 有用物質への触媒変換─、ペトロテック、11、908-912
 
島田 尚弥, 前田 海成, 池内 昌彦:”シアノバクテリアにおけるカロテノイド合成とその改変”, BSJ-Review, 2018, 9:102-108.
 
Yasuyuki Kato-Yamada, Genki Akanuma, Tomoaki Tagana, Maho Sawada, Shota Suzuki, Tomohiro Shimada, Kan Tanaka and Fujio Kawamura (2018) Regulatory C-terminal domain of the ε subunit in FoF1 ATP synthase is important to maintain cellular membrane potential by activating ATP-dependent H+ pumping in Bacillus subtilis. Biochim. Biophys. Acta - Bioenergetics 1859: e78 (DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2018.09.234).  [ link ]
 
吉田 啓亮*「レドックスを基盤とした葉緑体の機能統御ネットワーク」,光合成研究(日本光合成学会 編),第28巻,pp. 39-502018.
 
Sousuke Imamura and Kan Tanaka (2017) Nitrogen Metabolism. in Cyanidioschyzon merolae. A New Model Eukaryote for Cell and Organelle Biology (Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa, Shinya Miyagishima, Sachihiro Matsunaga, Naoki Sato, Hisayoshi Nozaki, Kan Tanaka, Osami Misumi, eds.), Springer. (ISBN 978-981-10-6100-4, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6101-1).
 
Yuki Kobayashi, Yu Kanesaki, Mitsumasa Hanaoka, and Kan Tanaka (2017) Control of Cell Nuclear DNA Replication by Chloroplast and Mitochondrion. in Cyanidioschyzon merolae. A New Model Eukaryote for Cell and Organelle Biology (Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa, Shinya Miyagishima, Sachihiro Matsunaga, Naoki Sato, Hisayoshi Nozaki, Kan Tanaka, Osami Misumi, eds.), Springer. (ISBN 978-981-10-6100-4, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6101-1).
 
山口 渉、田中 寛、今村 壮輔 (2017)未来のエネルギーを支える藻類バイオマスー石油に代わる炭素資源の開拓、化学 Vol.72, No.11, 72-73. (最新のトピックス)
 
Sho Yamaguchi *, Ken Motokura, Kan Tanaka, and Sousuke Imamura (2017) Catalytic Processes for Utilizing Carbohydrates derived from Algal Biomass. Catalysis  7(5), 163; doi:10.3390/catal7050163.
 
山口 渉、今村 壮輔 (2017) 糖類を原料とするファインケミカル合成に向けた有機化学的アプローチ、日本エネルギー学会誌、96、408-416.
 
吉田 啓亮*,久堀 徹*「葉緑体機能を統御するレドックス制御ネットワーク」,生化学(日本生化学会 編),第89巻,pp. 432-4352017.
 
Tomohiro Shimada and Kan Tanaka (2017) Non-destructive inspection of metabolic status in bacteria using luciferase reporter. Atlas of Science_another view of science: Online May 29, 2017
 
小林勇気、田中 寛(2017)植物ホルモン「アブシシン酸」獲得のルーツ、化学と生物、55、256-262.
 
今村 壮輔、田中 寛(2016)「藻類オイル生合成のチェックポイントキナーゼ TOR」、 藻類由来バイオ燃料と有用物質、シーエムシー出版
 
吉田 啓亮*,久堀 徹「レドックスネットワークによる葉緑体の機能調節:新たに見えてきた分子基盤・ダイナミクス・重要性」,光合成研究(日本光合成学会 編),第26巻,pp. 86-942016.


田中 寛(2015)「葉緑体と植物進化の光と陰」、JT生命誌研究館、生命誌ジャーナル85号 [link]
 
吉田 啓亮*「葉緑体とミトコンドリアの代謝クロストーク」,生物科学(日本生物科学者協会 編),第66巻,第4号,pp. 235-2432015.
 
田中 寛、ー細胞共生から真核細胞の構築を考えるー、極限環境生物学会誌 13, 90-96 (2014).
 
吉満勇也、今村 壮輔、藏野憲秀、福田 裕章、原山 重明.単細胞緑藻 Pseudochoricystis ellipsoidea の遺伝子改変(2014)日本エネルギー学会誌、 93、436-443.
 
Sugiura K., Nagai T., Hara S., Yoshida K., Hisabori T.* “Visualization of intracellular redox status in photosynthetic organisms” Genes and Genetic Systems, Vol. 89: 295, 2014.
 
前田海成成川礼、池内昌彦、“新規UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase(CugP)の同定と水平伝播”、日本ゲノム微生物学会ニュースレター 第9号、p6、2014.
 
田中 寛、吉川博文、河村富士夫(2013)「応用微生物研究所と微生物遺伝学の誕生秘話」、「化学と生物」文書館、化学と生物 Vol. 51, No. 7, 496-499.
 
Kan Tanaka (2012) Chloroplast Transcriptional Machinery of Red Algae: Conservation of Four Types of Transcriptional Regulators in Non-Green Chloroplasts. in Porphyra yezoensis. Frontiers in Physiological and Molecular Biological Research (Koji Mikami, ed.), pp39-60, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (ISBN 978-1-61122-304-0).
 
藏野 憲秀、萩原 大祐、今村 壮輔、原山 重明、「軽油生産能を有する単細胞緑藻の生産性向上」、 微細藻類によるエネルギー生産と事業展望、シーエムシー出版(2012).
 
Yoshida K.*, Terashima I., Noguchi K. “How and why does the mitochondrial respiratory chain respond to light?” Plant Signal. Behav., Vol. 6, pp. 864-866, 2011c.
 

大沼みお、吉田大和、今村壮輔、田中 寛、黒岩常祥、シゾンの分子遺伝学的解析法の開発、生物工学会誌、88, 473-476 (2010).

小林勇気、兼崎 友、田中 寛、シゾンを用いたオルガネラによる細胞周期調節機構の解析、生物工学会誌、88, 477-480 (2010).

田中 寛、シゾン研究の意義:今、なぜシゾンか、生物工学会誌、88, 481-484 (2010).

Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka (2010) Coordination of nuclear and plastid gene expression in red and green plants. In Red Algae in Genomic Age, Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology 13, 171-190. Joseph Sechbach, David J. Chapman and Andreas Weber (eds.), Springer Science.
 
今村壮輔、華岡光正、田中 寛、植物で明らかにされたリボゾームRNA合成酵素の進化の道筋ー植物特異的な TFIIB 型基本転写因子 pBrp の機能解析ー、化学と生物、47, 740-742 (2009).

田中 寛、植物の細胞増殖をコントロールする葉緑体由来シグナルーMg-プロトポルフィリン IX がシグナル分子として共生を安定化ー、化学と生物、47, 818-820 (2009).
 
Sousuke Imamura and Munehiko Asayama. (2009) Sigma factors for cyanobacterial transcription. Gene Regul. Syst. Biol. 3, 65-87.[PubMed]
 
Takashi Osanai, Miyuki Azuma, Yukie Amaya, and Kan Tanaka (2008) Changes in transcript profiles in response to nitrogen starvation in unicellular cyanobacteria. In Adaptive Gene Regulations – from Microorganisms to Organelles, Fujiwara, M., Tanaka, K., and Takahashi, H. (eds), Research Signpost, Keralla, India, 15-35.

Masahiko Imashimizu, Nobuo Shimamoto, and Kan Tanaka (2008) The basal transcription machinery of cyanobacteria. In Adaptive Gene Regulations – from Microorganisms to Organelles, Fujiwara, M., Tanaka, K., and Takahashi, H. (eds), Research Signpost, Keralla, India, 1-14.

Takashi Osanai, Masahiko Ikeuchi, Kan Tanaka (2008) Group 2 sigma factors in cyanobacteria. Physiol. Plant. 133, 490-506.
 
Yoshida K.*, Noguchi K. “Interaction between chloroplasts and mitochondria: activity, function, and regulation of the mitochondrial respiratory system during photosynthesis” In “Plant Mitochondria (Advances in Plant Biology 1) (Kempken F. ed), Springer, pp. 383-409, 2010.
 
Noguchi K.*, Yoshida K. “Interaction between photosynthesis and respiration in illuminated leaves” Mitochondrion, Vol. 8, pp. 87-99, 2008.
 
Yoshida K.*, Terashima I., Noguchi K. “Functional analysis of mitochondrial respiratory chain as a dissipation system of excess light energy” In “Photosynthesis. Energy from the sun (Allen J. F., Gantt E., Golbeck J. H., Osmond B. eds), Springer, pp. 1079-1082, 2008.
 
Takashi Osanai, Miyuki Azuma, and Kan Tanaka (2007) Sugar catabolism regulated by light- and nitrogen-status in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 6 (5), 508-514. 
 
吉田 啓亮*「ミトコンドリアによる葉緑体の強光防御機構」,光合成研究(日本光合成学会 編),第16巻,pp. 14-192006.
 
Yoshida K.*, Noguchi K., Terashima I. “Responses of photosynthesis in Vicia faba leaves to respiratory inhibitors” In “Photosynthesis: Fundamental Aspects to Global Perspectives (van der Est, A., Bruce, D. eds), Alliance Communications Group, Lawrence, pp. 911-913, 2005.
 
Kengo Kanamaru and Kan Tanaka (2004) Roles of chloroplast RNA polymerase sigma factors in chloroplast development and stress responses in higher plants. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 68 (11), 2215-2223.

Kengo Kanamaru and Kan Tanaka (2004) Function of a nuclear-encoded sigma factor in chloroplasts; SIG2-dependent expression of some plastid-encoded tRNA genes including trnE in Arabidopsis thaliana. Endocytobiosis Cell Res. 15, 218-234.
 


 

Awords
田中 寛

長瀬研究振興賞「単細胞紅藻を用いて解き明かす植物光転写応答の制御基盤」(2019)

竹田国際貢献賞「微細藻類の光合成機能活用を目指す日独・日フィン国際連携」 (2013)

日本農芸化学会農芸化学奨励賞「真正細菌における主要シグマ因子の多型性に関する研究」(2002)

第1回(財)農学会日本農学進歩賞「真正細菌における主要シグマ因子の多型性に関する研究」 (2002)

吉田啓亮

竹田若手研究者賞「レドックスを基盤とした植物光合成の機能統御ネットワーク」(2019

東京工業大学 挑戦的研究賞 末松特別賞「レドックスを基盤とした新規の光合成制御ネットワーク」(2019

日本植物学会 奨励賞「植物オルガネラ機能を支えるレドックス制御ネットワークの包括的解析」(2018

日本植物生理学会 奨励賞「レドックスを基盤とした植物オルガネラの機能統御ネットワーク」(2018

東京工業大学 末松賞(2017

日本植物学会 若手奨励賞「光防御系としてのミトコンドリア呼吸系の機能解析」(2008

今村壮輔

竹田若手研究者賞「藻類バイオマスを完全資源化する基盤技術の開発」(2017)

長瀬研究振興賞「微細藻類における油脂生合成の基本制御系の解明と応用」(2017)

東工大挑戦的研究賞「遺伝子工学的手法による藻類バイオマス生産性の向上」 (2016)

中央大学学術研究奨励賞「ゲノム情報を基盤にした微生物の普遍性と多様性に関する基礎的研究」(2011)

日本ゲノム微生物学会 研究奨励賞「光合成微生物における環境変化に応じた転写制御に関する研究」(2010)

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1955年創刊、67年の歴史をもつ日本オリジナルの微生物学分野の国際誌です(IF 2020/2021 = 1.447)。本誌のChief Editorを2014年3月より田中が担当しております。

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主に首都圏の微生物研究者の交流の場として、2004年4月以来、年に1~2回のペースで続けてきた研究集会です。

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