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Tomokazu Ushijima Last modified date:2018.04.05





E-Mail
Phone
092-642-3371
Fax
092-642-3371
Academic Degree
Dr. of Agriculture
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
No
Field of Specialization
plant breeding, plant molecular genetics, plant molecular biology, plant photophysiology
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
00years00months
Research
Research Interests
  • Genetic analysis of induced mutants in rice: starch and protein in kernel
    keyword : rice, seed storage protein, prolamin
    2001.04~2012.03.
  • Identification and analysis of novel genes involved in phytochrome signal transduction
    keyword : phytochrome, photoreceptor, photomorphogenesis, light signal transduction
    2009.06~2020.03.
Academic Activities
Papers
1. Ushijima T, Hanada K, Gotoh E, Yamori W, Kodama Y, Tanaka H, Kusano M, Fukushima A, Tokizawa M, Yamamoto YY, Tada Y, Suzuki Y, and Matsushita T, Light controls protein localization through phytochrome-mediated alternative promoter selection, Cell, 171, 6, 1316-1325, 2017.11.
2. Tanaka W, Ohmori Y, Ushijima T, Matsusaka H, Matsushita T, Kumamaru T, Kawano S, and Hirano H, Axillary Meristem Formation in Rice Requires the WUSCHEL Ortholog TILLERS ABSENT1, Plant Cell, 27, 4, 1173-1184, 2015.04.
3. Shikata H, Hanada K, Ushijima T, Nakashima M, Suzuki Y, and Matsushita T, Phytochrome controls alternative splicing to mediate light responses in Arabidopsis, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 111, 52, 18781-18786, 2014.12.
4. Kuroyanagi M, Katayama T, Imai T, Yamamoto Y, Chisada S, Yoshiura Y, Ushijima T, Matsushita T, Fujita M, Nozawa A, Suzuki Y, Kikuchi K, and Okamoto H, New approach for fish breeding by chemical mutagenesis: establishment of TILLING method in fugu (Takifugu rubripes) with ENU mutagenesis, BMC Genomics, 14, 786-799, 2013.11.
5. Yoshida A, Sasao M, Yasuno N, Takagi K, Daimon Y, Chen R, Yamazaki R, Tokunaga H, Kitaguchi Y, Sato Y, Nagamura Y, Ushijima T, Kumamaru T, Iida S, Maekawa M, and Kyozuka J, TAWAWA1, a regulator of rice inflorescence architecture, functions through the suppression of meristem phase transition, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 110, 2, 767-772, 2013.01.
6. Hiromasa Shikata, Mami Shibata, Tomokazu Ushijima, Moeko Nakashima, Sam-Geun Kong, Ken Matsuoka, Chentao Lin and Tomonao Matsushita, The RS domain of Arabidopsis splicing factor RRC1 is required for phytochrome B signal transduction, Plant Journal, 70, 727–738, 2012.04.
7. Ushijima, T., H. Matsusaka, H. Jikuya, M. Ogawa, H. Satoh, T. Kumamaru, Genetic analysis of cysteine-poor prolamin polypeptides reduced in the endosperm of the rice esp1 mutant, Plant Science, 181, 125-131, 2011.07.
8. Nagamine A., H. Matsusaka, T. Ushijima,Y. Kawagoe, M. Ogawa, T. W. Okita, T. Kumamaru, A role for the cysteine-rich 10 kDa prolamin in protein body I formation in rice, Plant and Cell Physiology, 52, 6, 1003-1016, 2011.06.
Presentations
1. T. Ushijima, M. Shibata, H. Shikata, Y. Ohkawa, K. Matsuoka, S. Kuhara, and T. Matsushita, Alternative splicing regulation by phytochrome B in Arabidopsis, The 1st International Symposium on Plant Environmental Sensing, 2012.03.
2. Esp1 gene, regulatory factor in rice cysteine-poor prolamin, encode a peptide release factor (eucaryotic Release Factor 1, eRF1)..