Mtsunaga Laboratory Department of Applied Biological Science Faculty of Science and Technology Tokyo University of Science

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  1. Ishihara, H.#, Sugimoto, K.*#, Tarr, P. T., Temman, H., Kadokura, S., Inui, Y., Sakamoto, T., Sasaki, T., Aida, M., Suzuki, T., Inagaki, S., Morohashi, K., Seki, M., Kakutani, T., Meyerowitz, E. M., and Matsunaga, S.* (2019) Primed histone demethylation regulates shoot regenerative competency. Nature Commun., 10, 1786 (15 pages). #These authors equally contributed to this work. [Link]
  2. Díaz, M., Pečinková, P., Nowicka, A., Baroux, C., Sakamoto, T., Gandha, P. Y., Jeřábková, H., Matsunaga, S., Grossniklaus, U., and Pecinka, A.* (2019) The SMC5/6 complex subunit NSE4A is involved in DNA damage repair and seed development. Plant Cell, 31, 1579-1597. [Link]
  3. Kato, S., Okamura, E., Matsunaga, T. M., Nakayama, M., Kawanishi, Y., Ichinose, T., Iwane, A. H., Sakamoto, T., Imoto, Y., Ohnuma, M., Nomura, Y., Nakagami, H., Kuroiwa, H., Kuroiwa, T., and Matsunaga, S.* (2019) Cyanidioschyzon merolae aurora kinase phosphorylates evolutionarily conserved sites on its target to regulate mitochondrial division. Commun. Biol., 2, 477 (9 pages). [Link]
  4. Sugimoto, K., Temman, H.#, Kadokura, S.#, and Matsunaga, S.* (2019) To regenerate or not to regenerate: factors that drive plant regeneration. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol., 47, 138-150. #These authors equally contributed to this work. [Link]
  5. Hirakawa, T., Kuwata, K., Gallego, M. E., White, C. I., Nomoto, M., Tada, Y., and Matsunaga, S.* (2019) LSD1-LIKE1-mediated H3K4me2 demethylation is required for homologous recombination repair. Plant Physiol., 181, 499-509. [Link]
  6. Adamusová, K., Khosravi, S., Fujimoto, S., Houben, A., Matsunaga, S., Fajkus, J., and Fojtová, M.* (2020) Two combinatorial patterns of telomere histone marks in plants with canonical and non-canonical telomere repeats. Plant J., in press. [Link]
  7. Luo, L., Ando, S., Sakamoto, Y., Suzuki, T., Takahashi, H., Ishibashi, N., Kojima, S., Kurihara, D., Higashiyama, T., Yamamoto, K. T., Matsunaga, S.*, Machida, C.*, Sasabe, M.*, and Machida, Y.* (2020) The formation of perinucleolar bodies is important for normal leaf development and requires the zinc-finger DNA-binding motif in Arabidopsis ASYMMETRIC LEAVES2. Plant J., in press. [Link]
  8. Nurani, A. M.*, Ozawa, Y., Furuya, T., Sakamoto, Y., Ebine, K., Matsunaga, S., Ueda, T., Fukuda, H., and Kondo, Y.* (2020) Deep imaging analysis in VISUAL reveals the role of YABBY genes in vascular stem cell fate determination. Plant Cell Physiol., 61, 255-264. [Link]
  9. Hirai, R., Higaki, T., Takenaka, Y., Sakamoto, Y., Hasegawa, J., Matsunaga, S., Demura, T.*, and Ohtani, M.* (2020) The progression of xylem vessel cell differentiation is dependent on the activity level of VND7 in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plants, 9, 39 (12 pages). [Link]
  10. Sotta, N.#, Sakamoto, T.#, Matsunaga, S., and Fujiwara, T.* (2019) Abnormal leaf development of rpt5a mutant under zinc deficiency reveals important role of DNA damage alleviation for normal leaf development. Sci. Rep., 9, 9369 (10 pages). #These authors equally contributed to this work. [Link]
  11. Hirakawa, T. and Matsunaga, S.* (2019) Characterization of DNA repair foci in root cells of Arabidopsis in response to DNA damage. Front. Plant Sci., 10, 990 (9pages). [Link]
  12. Sakamoto, T., Sotta, N., Suzuki, T., Fujiwara, T., and Matsunaga, S.* (2019) The 26S proteasome is required for the maintenance of root apical meristem by modulating auxin and cytokinin responses under high-boron stress. Front. Plant Sci., 10, 590 (13 pages). [Link]
  13. Utsumi, Y., Utsumi, C., Tanaka, M., Ha, C. V., Takahashi, S., Matsui, A., Matsunaga, T. M., Matsunaga, S., Kanno, Y., Seo, M., Okamoto, Y., Moriya, E., and Seki, M.* (2019) Acetic acid treatment enhances drought avoidance in cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz). Front. Plant Sci., 10, 521 (12 pages). [Link]
  14. Myobatake, Y., Kamisuki, S.*, Tsukuda, S., Higashi, T., Chinen, T., Takemoto, K., Hachisuka, M., Suzuki, Y., Takei, M., Tsurukawa, Y., Maekawa, H., Takeuchi, T., Matsunaga, T. M., Sahara, H., Usui, T., Matsunaga, S., and Sugawara, F. (2019) Pyrenocine A induces monopolar spindle formation and suppresses proliferation of cancer cells. Bioorg. Med. Chem., 27, 115149 (5 pages). [Link]
  15. Kobayashi, W., Liu, E., Ishii, H., Matsunaga, S., Schlögelhofer, P., and Kurumizaka, H.* (2019) Homologous pairing activities of Arabidopsis thaliana RAD51 and DMC1. J. Biochem., 165, 289-295. [Link]
  16. Sakamoto, T., Sugiyama, T., Yamashita, T., and Matsunaga, S.* (2019) Plant condensin II is required for the correct spatial relationship between centromeres and rDNA arrays. Nucleus, 10, 116-125. [Link]
  17. Kurita, K.#, Sakamoto, Y.#, Naruse, S., Matsunaga, T. M., Arata, H., Higashiyama, T., Habu, Y., Utsumi, Y., Utsumi, C., Tanaka, M., Takahashi, S., Kim, J. M., Seki, M., Sakamoto, T., and Matsunaga, S.* (2019) Intracellular localization of histone deacetylase HDA6 in plants. J. Plant Res., 132, 629–640. #These authors equally contributed to this work. [Springer Link]
  18. Hayashi, K. and Matsunaga, S.* (2019) Heat and chilling stress induce nucleolus morphological changes. J. Plant Res., 132, 395?403. [Springer Link]
  19. Toyoda, Y. and Matsunaga, S.* (2019) Lysine-specific demethylase epigenetically regulates human and plant phenomena. Cytologia, 84, 295-298. [J-STAGE]
  20. Shibuta, M. K., Matsuoka, M., and Matsunaga, S.* (2019) 2A peptides contribute to the co-expression of proteins for imaging and genome editing. Cytologia, 84, 107-111. [J-STAGE]
  21. Shibuta, M. K. and Matsunaga, S.* (2019) Seasonal and diurnal regulation of flowering via an epigenetic mechanism in Arabidopsis thaliana. Cytologia, 84, 3-8. [J-STAGE]
  22. Sakamoto, T., Tsujimoto-Inui, Y., Sotta, N., Hirakawa, T., Matsunaga, T. M., Fukao, Y., Matsunaga, S.*, and Fujiwara, T.* (2018) Proteasomal degradation of BRAHMA promotes Boron tolerance in Arabidopsis. Nature Commun., 9, 5285 (16 pages). [Link]
  23. Nishida, H., Tanaka, S., Handa, Y., Ito, M., Sakamoto, Y., Matsunaga, S., Betsuyaku, S., Miura, K., Soyano, T., Kawaguchi, M., and Suzaki, T.* (2018) A NIN-LIKE PROTEIN mediates nitrate-induced control of root nodule symbiosis in Lotus japonicus. Nature Commun., 9, 499 (14 pages). [Link]
  24. Yagi, N., Matsunaga, S., and Hashimoto, T.* (2018) Insights into cortical microtubule nucleation and dynamics in Arabidopsis leaf cells. J. Cell Sci., 131, 203778 (7 pages). [Link]
  25. Kadokura, S.#, Sugimoto, K.*#, Tarr, P., Suzuki, T., and Matsunaga, S.* (2018) Characterization of somatic embryogenesis initiated from the Arabidopsis shoot apex. Dev. Biol., 442, 13-27. #These authors equally contributed to this work. [Link]
  26. Hasegawa, J.#, Sakamoto, T.#, Fujimoto, T., Yamashita, T., Suzuki, T., and Matsunaga, S.* (2018) Auxin decreases chromatin accessibility through the TIR1/AFBs auxin signaling pathway in proliferative cells. Sci. Rep., 8, 7773. #These authors equally contributed to this work. [Link]
  27. Watanabe, M., Sakamoto, Y., and Matsunaga, S.* (2018) Imaging with split fluorescent proteins based on the reconstruction of separated asymmetric protein fragments. Cytologia, 83, 347-350.
  28. Matsunaga, S.* (2018) Planimal cells: Artificial photosynthetic animal cells inspired by endosymbiosis and photosynthetic animals. Cytologia, 83, 3-6. [J-STAGE]
  29. Kim, J. M.*#, To, K. T.#, Matsui, A., Tanoi, K., Kobayashi, N., Matsuda, F., Habu, Y., Ogawa, D., Sakamoto, T., Matsunaga, S., Bashir, K., Rasheed, S., Ando, M., Takeda, H., Kawaura, K., Kusano, M., Fukushima, A., Endo, T., Kuromori, T., Ishida, J., Morosawa, T., Tanaka, M., Torii, C., Takebayashi, Y., Sakakibara, H., Ogihara, Y., Saito, K., Shinozaki, K., Devoto, A., and Seki, M.* (2017) Acetate-mediated novel survival strategy against drought in plants. Nature Plants, 3, 17097. #These authors equally contributed to this work. [Link]
  30. Spallek, T.*#, Melnyk, C. W.#, Wakatake, T., Zhang, J., Sakamoto, Y., Kiba, T., Yoshida, S., Matsunaga, S., Sakakibara, H., and Shirasu, K.* (2017) Interspecies hormonal control of host root morphology by parasitic plants. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 114, 5283-5288. #These authors equally contributed to this work. [Link]
  31. Kurita, K.#, Sakamoto,T.#, Yagi, N., Sakamoto, Y., Ito, A., Nishino, N., Sako,K., Yoshida, M., Kimura, H., Seki, M., and Matsunaga, S.* (2017) Live imaging of H3K9 acetylation in plant cells. Sci. Rep., 7, 45894 (9 pages). #These authors equally contributed to this work. [Link]
  32. Hirakawa, T., Hasegawa, J., White, C. I., and Matsunaga, S.* (2017) RAD54 forms DNA repair foci in response to DNA damage in living plant cells. Plant J., 90, 372-382. [Link]