Yasuhiro Go

Summary

Affiliation: Graduate University for Advanced Studies
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Frequent segmental sequence exchanges and rapid gene duplication characterize the MHC class I genes in lemurs
    Yasuhiro Go
    Department of Biosystems Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI, Hayama, 240 0193 Kanagawa, Japan
    Immunogenetics 55:450-61. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Characterization and evolution of major histocompatibility complex class II genes in the aye-aye, Daubentonia madagascariensis
    Yasuhiro Go
    Department of Biosystems Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies Sokendai, Hayama, Kanagawa, 240 0193, Japan
    Primates 46:135-9. 2005
  3. pmc Lineage-specific loss of function of bitter taste receptor genes in humans and nonhuman primates
    Yasuhiro Go
    Department of Biosystems Science, Graduate University for Advanced Studies SOKENDAI, Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan
    Genetics 170:313-26. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Proceedings of the SMBE Tri-National Young Investigators' Workshop 2005. Lineage-specific expansions and contractions of the bitter taste receptor gene repertoire in vertebrates
    Yasuhiro Go
    Department of Biosystems Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies Sokendai, Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 23:964-72. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Biological implication for loss of function at major histocompatibility complex loci
    Hiromi Sawai
    Department of Biosystems Science, Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Shonan Village, Hayama, Kanagawa, 240 0193, Japan
    Immunogenetics 60:295-302. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Mhc-DRB genes evolution in lemurs
    Yasuhiro Go
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Immunogenetics 54:403-17. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Similar numbers but different repertoires of olfactory receptor genes in humans and chimpanzees
    Yasuhiro Go
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 25:1897-907. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Body mass of wild ring-tailed lemurs in Berenty Reserve, Madagascar, with reference to tick infestation: a preliminary analysis
    Naoki Koyama
    The Center for African Area Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Primates 49:9-15. 2008

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Frequent segmental sequence exchanges and rapid gene duplication characterize the MHC class I genes in lemurs
    Yasuhiro Go
    Department of Biosystems Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI, Hayama, 240 0193 Kanagawa, Japan
    Immunogenetics 55:450-61. 2003
    ..Consequently, the gene conversion model for explaining the generation of the MHC diversity among different loci can be thought to play more important roles in the evolution of lemur MHC class I genes than in that of HLA genes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Characterization and evolution of major histocompatibility complex class II genes in the aye-aye, Daubentonia madagascariensis
    Yasuhiro Go
    Department of Biosystems Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies Sokendai, Hayama, Kanagawa, 240 0193, Japan
    Primates 46:135-9. 2005
    ..In light of Mhc gene evolution, trans-species and allelic polymorphisms can be estimated to have been retained for more than 50 Ma (million years) based on the time scale of lemur evolution...
  3. pmc Lineage-specific loss of function of bitter taste receptor genes in humans and nonhuman primates
    Yasuhiro Go
    Department of Biosystems Science, Graduate University for Advanced Studies SOKENDAI, Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan
    Genetics 170:313-26. 2005
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  4. ncbi request reprint Proceedings of the SMBE Tri-National Young Investigators' Workshop 2005. Lineage-specific expansions and contractions of the bitter taste receptor gene repertoire in vertebrates
    Yasuhiro Go
    Department of Biosystems Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies Sokendai, Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 23:964-72. 2006
    ..These dramatic changes in the repertoire size might reflect the daily intake of foods from an external environment as a driving force of evolution...
  5. doi request reprint Biological implication for loss of function at major histocompatibility complex loci
    Hiromi Sawai
    Department of Biosystems Science, Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Shonan Village, Hayama, Kanagawa, 240 0193, Japan
    Immunogenetics 60:295-302. 2008
    ..Taken together, these results show that MHC molecules have optimal numbers of functional loci, and these numbers are regulated by the advantageous pseudogenization of duplicated copies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mhc-DRB genes evolution in lemurs
    Yasuhiro Go
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Immunogenetics 54:403-17. 2002
    ..These observations correspond with the postulation that a severe bottleneck occurred when the ancestors of lemurs settled into Madagascar from the African continent...
  7. doi request reprint Similar numbers but different repertoires of olfactory receptor genes in humans and chimpanzees
    Yasuhiro Go
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 25:1897-907. 2008
    ..This difference might be responsible for the species-specific ability of odor perception...
  8. ncbi request reprint Body mass of wild ring-tailed lemurs in Berenty Reserve, Madagascar, with reference to tick infestation: a preliminary analysis
    Naoki Koyama
    The Center for African Area Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Primates 49:9-15. 2008
    ..In three groups moderately infested with ticks, ticks infested adult males and subadults more heavily than adult females, juveniles, and infants...