Publications

Genome-Wide Analysis of the Transcription Start Sites and Promoter Motifs of Phytoplasmas.
DNA Cell Biol 2017 Dec 17;36(12):1081-1092. Epub 2017 Oct 17.
1 Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo , Tokyo, Japan .

Cell Death Triggered by a Putative Amphipathic Helix of Radish mosaic virus Helicase Protein Is Tightly Correlated With Host Membrane Modification.
Mol Plant Microbe Interact 2015 Jun 12;28(6):675-88. Epub 2015 Jun 12.
1 Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8657, Japan;

Efficient foreign gene expression in planta using a plantago asiatica mosaic virus-based vector achieved by the strong RNA-silencing suppressor activity of TGBp1.
Arch Virol 2014 May 25;159(5):885-96. Epub 2013 Oct 25.
Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8657, Japan.

In Planta Recognition of a Double-Stranded RNA Synthesis Protein Complex by a Potexviral RNA Silencing Suppressor.
Plant Cell 2014 May 30;26(5):2168-2183. Epub 2014 May 30.
Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8657, Japan

Construction of an infectious cDNA clone of radish mosaic virus, a crucifer-infecting comovirus.
Arch Virol 2013 Jul 28;158(7):1579-82. Epub 2013 Feb 28.
Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

Fig mosaic emaravirus p4 protein is involved in cell-to-cell movement.
J Gen Virol 2013 Mar 14;94(Pt 3):682-6. Epub 2012 Nov 14.
Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

Infection of capilloviruses requires subgenomic RNAs whose transcription is controlled by promoter-like sequences conserved among flexiviruses.
Virus Res 2012 Jul 28;167(1):8-15. Epub 2012 Feb 28.
Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8657, Japan.

Identification of three MAPKKKs forming a linear signaling pathway leading to programmed cell death in Nicotiana benthamiana.
BMC Plant Biol 2012 Jul 8;12:103. Epub 2012 Jul 8.
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8657, Japan.

Lectin-mediated resistance impairs plant virus infection at the cellular level.
Plant Cell 2012 Feb 3;24(2):778-93. Epub 2012 Feb 3.
Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8657, Japan.

A necrosis-inducing elicitor domain encoded by both symptomatic and asymptomatic Plantago asiatica mosaic virus isolates, whose expression is modulated by virus replication.
Mol Plant Microbe Interact 2011 Apr;24(4):408-20
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8657, Japan.

New detection systems of bacteria using highly selective media designed by SMART: selective medium-design algorithm restricted by two constraints.
PLoS One 2011 Jan 27;6(1):e16512. Epub 2011 Jan 27.
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Pseudo-polyprotein translated from the full-length ORF1 of capillovirus is important for pathogenicity, but a truncated ORF1 protein without variable and CP regions is sufficient for replication.
Virus Res 2010 Sep 8;152(1-2):1-9. Epub 2010 Apr 8.
Department of Biological and Environmental Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Shizuoka University, 836 Ohya, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka, Japan.

Genetic heterogeneity found in the replicase gene of poinsettia mosaic virus isolates.
Arch Virol 2010 Aug 30;155(8):1367-70. Epub 2010 May 30.
Laboratory of Clinical Plant Science, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Viral-induced systemic necrosis in plants involves both programmed cell death and the inhibition of viral multiplication, which are regulated by independent pathways.
Mol Plant Microbe Interact 2010 Mar;23(3):283-93
Laboratory Of Plant Pathology, Department Of Agricultural And Environmental Biology, Graduate School Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, The University Of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Phytoplasma-conserved phyllogen proteins induce phyllody across the Plantae by degrading floral MADS domain proteins.
J Exp Bot 2017 05;68(11):2799-2811
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8657, Japan.

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