Akie Sato

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Genes encoding putative natural killer cell C-type lectin receptors in teleostean fishes
    Akie Sato
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik and Abteilung Membranbiochemie, Corrensstrasse 42, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:7779-84. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint On the origin of Darwin's finches
    A Sato
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik, Tubingen, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 18:299-311. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution of Mhc class II B genes in Darwin's finches and their closest relatives: birth of a new gene
    A Sato
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik, Corrensstrasse 42, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Immunogenetics 53:792-801. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint A molecule bearing an immunoglobulin-like V region of the CTX subfamily in amphioxus
    Akie Sato
    Abteilung Immungenetik, Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Corrensstrasse 42, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Immunogenetics 55:423-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Origin and speciation of haplochromine fishes in East African crater lakes investigated by the analysis of their mtDNA, Mhc genes, and SINEs
    Akie Sato
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik, Tubingen, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 20:1448-62. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) of jawed and jawless fishes: implications for its evolutionary origin
    Akie Sato
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik, Corrensstrasse 42, Tubingen D 72076, Germany
    Dev Comp Immunol 27:401-12. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification and characterization of a TAP-family gene in the lamprey
    Tatiana S Uinuk-Ool
    Abteilung Immungenetik, Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Corrensstrasse 42, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Immunogenetics 55:38-48. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Identification of chemokines and a chemokine receptor in cichlid fish, shark, and lamprey
    Noriyuki Kuroda
    Abteilung Immungenetik, Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Corrensstrasse 42, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Immunogenetics 54:884-95. 2003
  9. pmc Persistence of Mhc heterozygosity in homozygous clonal killifish, Rivulus marmoratus: implications for the origin of hermaphroditism
    Akie Sato
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Genetics 162:1791-803. 2002
  10. pmc Lamprey lymphocyte-like cells express homologs of genes involved in immunologically relevant activities of mammalian lymphocytes
    Tatiana Uinuk-Ool
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik, Corrensstrasse 42, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:14356-61. 2002

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Publications15

  1. pmc Genes encoding putative natural killer cell C-type lectin receptors in teleostean fishes
    Akie Sato
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik and Abteilung Membranbiochemie, Corrensstrasse 42, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:7779-84. 2003
    ..Thus, the CD94/NKG2 subfamily of NK cell receptors must have arisen before the divergence of fish and tetrapods and may have retained its function (possibly monitoring the expression of MHC class I molecules) for >400 million years...
  2. ncbi request reprint On the origin of Darwin's finches
    A Sato
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik, Tubingen, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 18:299-311. 2001
    ..3 MYA, at the time of the dramatic climatic changes associated with the closure of the Panamanian isthmus and the onset of Pleistocene glaciation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution of Mhc class II B genes in Darwin's finches and their closest relatives: birth of a new gene
    A Sato
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik, Corrensstrasse 42, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Immunogenetics 53:792-801. 2001
    ..The ancestor of the group 5 genes may have been a classical class II B allele (one of many) which directional selection fixed in the ancestral population and drove into the category of nonclassical genes...
  4. ncbi request reprint A molecule bearing an immunoglobulin-like V region of the CTX subfamily in amphioxus
    Akie Sato
    Abteilung Immungenetik, Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Corrensstrasse 42, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Immunogenetics 55:423-7. 2003
    ..These findings support the notion that V domains resembling those found in Tcrs evolved in nonvertebrates before the emergence of the adaptive immune system and may have participated in functions not involved directly in immunity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Origin and speciation of haplochromine fishes in East African crater lakes investigated by the analysis of their mtDNA, Mhc genes, and SINEs
    Akie Sato
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik, Tubingen, Germany
    Mol Biol Evol 20:1448-62. 2003
    ..Comparisons with the endemic haplochromine species of Lake Victoria reveal interesting parallels, as well as differences, which may help to understand the nature of the speciation process...
  6. ncbi request reprint Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) of jawed and jawless fishes: implications for its evolutionary origin
    Akie Sato
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik, Corrensstrasse 42, Tubingen D 72076, Germany
    Dev Comp Immunol 27:401-12. 2003
    ..It also reveals a high degree of convergent evolution among the members of the family. Finally, it suggests that the divergence of MIF and DDT occurred before the emergence of nematodes in metazoan evolution...
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification and characterization of a TAP-family gene in the lamprey
    Tatiana S Uinuk-Ool
    Abteilung Immungenetik, Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Corrensstrasse 42, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Immunogenetics 55:38-48. 2003
    ..The lamprey protein also contains sequence stretches that resemble the putative peptide interacting parts of the TAP1 and TAP2 molecules, but are peppered with ABCB9-specific residues...
  8. ncbi request reprint Identification of chemokines and a chemokine receptor in cichlid fish, shark, and lamprey
    Noriyuki Kuroda
    Abteilung Immungenetik, Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Corrensstrasse 42, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Immunogenetics 54:884-95. 2003
    ..The existence of a chemokine receptor in the lamprey indicates that chemokines are apparently also present in the Agnatha...
  9. pmc Persistence of Mhc heterozygosity in homozygous clonal killifish, Rivulus marmoratus: implications for the origin of hermaphroditism
    Akie Sato
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Genetics 162:1791-803. 2002
    ..A model is proposed in which hermaphroditism arose stage-wise by mutations, each of which spread through the entire population and was fixed independently in the emerging clones...
  10. pmc Lamprey lymphocyte-like cells express homologs of genes involved in immunologically relevant activities of mammalian lymphocytes
    Tatiana Uinuk-Ool
    Max Planck Institut fur Biologie, Abteilung Immungenetik, Corrensstrasse 42, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:14356-61. 2002
    ..It reopens the question of the stage jawless fishes reached in the evolution of their immune system...
  11. ncbi request reprint Identification and characterization of ameloblastin gene in a reptile
    Seikou Shintani
    Department of Pedodontics, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1 8 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565 0871, Osaka, Japan
    Gene 283:245-54. 2002
    ..The caiman AMBN gene is a single-copy gene, transcribed only in the jaws, presumably in teeth...
  12. ncbi request reprint Organization, alternative splicing, polymorphism, and phylogenetic position of lamprey CD45 gene
    Tatiana Uinuk-Ool
    Max Planck Institut für Infektionsbiologie, Abteilung Molekular Biologie, Berlin, Germany
    Immunogenetics 57:607-17. 2005
    ..Phylogenetic analysis suggests that ancestors of the CD45 gene may have existed before the divergence of coelomate from pseudocoelomate metazoans...
  13. ncbi request reprint Gene flow between species of Lake Victoria haplochromine fishes
    Irene E Samonte
    Biology Department and Center for Natural Sciences and Environmental Research, College of Science, De La Salle University Manila, Manila, Philippines
    Mol Biol Evol 24:2069-80. 2007
    ..These observations have important implications for phylogenetic reconstruction. The approach used in this study is applicable to other instances of adaptive radiation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mhc class I genes of the cichlid fish Oreochromis niloticus
    Akie Sato
    Tsurumi University School of Dental Medicine, 2 1 3 Tsurumi, Yokohama 230 8501, Japan
    Immunogenetics 58:917-28. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint MHC, TSP, and the origin of species: from immunogenetics to evolutionary genetics
    Jan Klein
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Annu Rev Genet 41:281-304. 2007
    ..quot; We contend that the conclusions reached regarding the cichlid fishes apply also to other examples of adaptive radiation, for example that of Darwin's finches, and so provide new insights into the nature of speciation in general...