Teruo Shimmen

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Affiliation: Himeji Institute of Technology
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cytoplasmic streaming in plants
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Curr Opin Cell Biol 16:68-72. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Induction of a new alkaline band at a target position in internodal cells of Chara corallina
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 43:980-3. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrical perception of "death message" in chara: analysis of rapid component and ionic process
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 43:1575-84. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Studies on alkaline band formation in Chara corallina: ameliorating effect of Ca2+ on inhibition induced by osmotic shock
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:957-60. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Studies on mechano-perception in the Characeae: transduction of pressure signals into electrical signals
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:1215-24. 2003
  6. pmc An isoform of Arabidopsis myosin XI interacts with small GTPases in its C-terminal tail region
    Kohsuke Hashimoto
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1279, Japan
    J Exp Bot 59:3523-31. 2008
  7. pmc Myosin-dependent endoplasmic reticulum motility and F-actin organization in plant cells
    Haruko Ueda
    Department of Botany, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:6894-9. 2010
  8. pmc An isoform of myosin XI is responsible for the translocation of endoplasmic reticulum in tobacco cultured BY-2 cells
    Etsuo Yokota
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Exp Bot 60:197-212. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Electrophysiological characterization of the node in Chara corallina: functional differentiation for wounding response
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 49:264-72. 2008
  10. pmc GTP is required for the microtubule catastrophe-inducing activity of MAP200, a tobacco homolog of XMAP215
    Takahiro Hamada
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Plant Physiol 151:1823-30. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Cytoplasmic streaming in plants
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Curr Opin Cell Biol 16:68-72. 2004
    ..Successful biochemical and biophysical approaches to studying myosins have extensively promoted the understanding of the molecular mechanism underlying these phenomena...
  2. ncbi request reprint Induction of a new alkaline band at a target position in internodal cells of Chara corallina
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 43:980-3. 2002
    ..The narrower the chloroplast-removed area, the less significant the extent of OH(-) extrusion. This is the first success in inducing a new alkaline band at a target position in Characeae...
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrical perception of "death message" in chara: analysis of rapid component and ionic process
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 43:1575-84. 2002
    ..Experiments under K(+)-induced depolarization unequivocally showed that the Cl(-) channel at the nodal end of the receptor cell was activated upon cutting the victim cell...
  4. ncbi request reprint Studies on alkaline band formation in Chara corallina: ameliorating effect of Ca2+ on inhibition induced by osmotic shock
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:957-60. 2003
    ..Cells could not form alkaline bands, when plasmolysis was induced by application of sorbitol at a higher concentration. Addition of 10 mM CaCl(2) could ameliorate the inhibition caused by plasmolyis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Studies on mechano-perception in the Characeae: transduction of pressure signals into electrical signals
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:1215-24. 2003
    ..I suggest that the change in the trans-nodal hydraulic pressure difference mechanically stretches the plasma membrane, and this induces the electrical depolarization...
  6. pmc An isoform of Arabidopsis myosin XI interacts with small GTPases in its C-terminal tail region
    Kohsuke Hashimoto
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1279, Japan
    J Exp Bot 59:3523-31. 2008
    ..It is suggested that MYA2 targets the peroxisome through an interaction with AtRabC2a...
  7. pmc Myosin-dependent endoplasmic reticulum motility and F-actin organization in plant cells
    Haruko Ueda
    Department of Botany, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:6894-9. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc An isoform of myosin XI is responsible for the translocation of endoplasmic reticulum in tobacco cultured BY-2 cells
    Etsuo Yokota
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Exp Bot 60:197-212. 2009
    ..Furthermore, this myosin was co-fractionated with GFP-ER by sucrose density gradient centrifugation. From these findings, it was suggested that the 175 kDa myosin is a molecular motor responsible for translocating ER in BY-2 cells...
  9. doi request reprint Electrophysiological characterization of the node in Chara corallina: functional differentiation for wounding response
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 49:264-72. 2008
    ..In combination with osmotic shock, 10 mM K+ could induce a long-lasting depolarization of the node. These electrical characteristics of the node were suggested to be responsible for the electrical response to wounding in Characeae...
  10. pmc GTP is required for the microtubule catastrophe-inducing activity of MAP200, a tobacco homolog of XMAP215
    Takahiro Hamada
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Plant Physiol 151:1823-30. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that, in the presence of MAP200, a catastrophe-prone microtubule lattice forms occasionally when elongated but nonadjacent protofilaments make lateral contacts...
  11. ncbi request reprint Presence of aquaporin and V-ATPase on the contractile vacuole of Amoeba proteus
    Eri Nishihara
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Biol Cell 100:179-88. 2008
    ..The results of water permeability measurements suggest the presence of an AQP (aquaporin) in the membrane of the CV (contractile vacuole) in Amoeba proteus [Nishihara, Shimmen and Sonobe (2004) Cell Struct. Funct. 29, 85-90]...
  12. doi request reprint Further electrophysiological studies on cellular effect of herbicide, bromoxynil, using characean cells
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297, Japan
    J Plant Res 125:749-54. 2012
    ..However, a possibility of direct inhibition of the proton pump by bromoxynil flowed into the cell could not be excluded. In the present study, the direct effect of bromoxynil on the proton pump was unequivocally excluded...
  13. doi request reprint Involvement of membrane potential in alkaline band formation by internodal cells of Chara corallina
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 49:1614-20. 2008
    ..When the extracellular KCl concentration was increased, alkaline band formation was extensively inhibited. Electrophysiological analysis unequivocally showed the need for inner negative membrane potential for alkaline band formation...
  14. doi request reprint The putative RNA-processing protein, THO2, is a microtubule-associated protein in tobacco
    Takahiro Hamada
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 50:801-11. 2009
    ..These results suggest that NtTHO2 is a multifunctional protein that participates in mRNA metabolism, and also functions within the cortical microtubules and mitotic spindle...
  15. doi request reprint Involvement of actin filaments in rhizoid morphogenesis of Spirogyra
    Katsuhisa Yoshida
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, Japan
    Physiol Plant 135:98-107. 2009
    ..It was suggested that the mesh-like AF structure is indispensable for the elongation of rhizoids. A possible organization mechanism of the mesh-like AF structure was discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Plant villin, lily P-135-ABP, possesses G-actin binding activity and accelerates the polymerization and depolymerization of actin in a Ca2+-sensitive manner
    Etsuo Yokota
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Kamigoricho, Akogun, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 46:1690-703. 2005
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  17. doi request reprint Unique cellular effect of the herbicide bromoxynil revealed by electrophysiological studies using characean cells
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, Japan
    J Plant Res 123:715-22. 2010
    ..The decrease in the electro-chemical potential gradient for H(+) across the plasma membrane appears to result in inhibition of cell growth and disturbance of intracellular homeostasis in the presence of BX...
  18. doi request reprint Primary effect of bromoxynil to induce plant cell death may be cytosol acidification
    Hiroki Morimoto
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297, Japan
    J Plant Res 121:227-33. 2008
    ..Acidification of the cytosol by bromoxynil was confirmed by experiments using pollen tubes. Based on the acidity of the apoplast, the herbicide action of bromoxynil in higher plants was discussed...
  19. pmc Myosin XI-dependent formation of tubular structures from endoplasmic reticulum isolated from tobacco cultured BY-2 cells
    Etsuo Yokota
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Plant Physiol 156:129-43. 2011
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Purification and characterization of plant dynamin from tobacco BY-2 cells
    Takahiro Hamada
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 47:1175-81. 2006
    ..When GDP was added to the NtDRP3 fraction, the filaments disappeared and many particles appeared. Biochemical analysis revealed that NtDRP3 could bind to and bundle both microtubules and actin filaments in vitro...
  21. doi request reprint Transduction of pressure signal to electrical signal upon sudden increase in turgor pressure in Chara corallina
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Hyogo, Japan
    J Plant Res 126:439-46. 2013
    ..The refractory period was very long and it took about 2 h for full recovery after the depolarizing response. Involvement of protein synthesis in recovery from refractoriness was suggested, based on experiments using inhibitors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Synthesis of a callosic substance during rhizoid differentiation in Spirogyra
    Shin Ya Yamada
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:1225-8. 2003
    ..A callosic substance was also synthesized during formation of the conjugation tube...
  23. ncbi request reprint Saponin-induced release of single cells from filaments and rhizoid differentiation in Spirogyra
    Hisato Ikegaya
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Plant Res 117:443-7. 2004
    ..The single-cell system developed in the present study seems suitable for analysis of gene expression during rhizoid differentiation of Spirogyra...
  24. ncbi request reprint Electrical perception of the 'death message' in Chara: characterization of K+ -induced depolarization
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 47:559-62. 2006
    ..These results supported the hypothesis that K+ released from the killed cell is responsible for generation of the wound-induced membrane depolarization...
  25. doi request reprint Rhizoid differentiation of Spirogyra is regulated by substratum
    Hisato Ikegaya
    Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297, Japan
    J Plant Res 121:571-9. 2008
    ..On the hydrophilic substratum, however, only Bandeiraea (Griffonia) simplicifolia lectin strongly stained the rhizoids...
  26. ncbi request reprint Rhizoid differentiation in Spirogyra: position sensing by terminal cells
    Naoko Inoue
    Department of Life Science, Faculty of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 43:479-83. 2002
    ..Either treatment with Gd(3+) or decrease in extracellular Ca(2+) resulted in inhibition of all these phenomena, suggesting possible involvement of stretch-activated ion channel in position sensing by terminal cells...
  27. ncbi request reprint Peroxisomal localization of a myosin XI isoform in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Kohsuke Hashimoto
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 46:782-9. 2005
    ..We propose that the peroxisome is one of the cargos translocated by MYA2 on actin filaments...
  28. doi request reprint Involvement of protein synthesis in recovery from refractory period of electrical depolarization induced by osmotic stimulation in Chara corallina
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, Japan
    J Plant Res 124:639-44. 2011
    ..This result suggested that the factor is slowly turning over even in the absence of osmotic stimulation...
  29. doi request reprint Role of xyloglucan in gravitropic bending of azuki bean epicotyl
    Toshimitsu Ikushima
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, 3 2 1, Kouto, Kamigori cho, Ako gun, Hyogo, 678 1297, Japan
    Physiol Plant 132:552-65. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Microtubule orientation in globular leaflet cells of Chara inflata
    Kazuyoshi Iwata
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Plant Res 120:647-50. 2007
    ..In cylindrical leaflet cells in Chara corallina, transverse MTs were observed. These results imply that C. inflata is a morphological mutant lacking a mechanism for orienting cortical MTs transverse in leaflet cells...
  31. ncbi request reprint 21-kDa polypeptide, a low-molecular-weight cyclophilin, is released from pollen of higher plants into the extracellular medium in vitro
    Etsuo Yokota
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, 678 1297 Hyogo, Japan
    Planta 218:1008-18. 2004
    ..From these results, we concluded that the 21-kDa polypeptide is a low-molecular-weight CyP. The present study showed that CyP in the pollen of higher plants is released into the extracellular matrix under unfavorable conditions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a 200 kDa microtubule-associated protein of tobacco BY-2 cells, a member of the XMAP215/MOR1 family
    Takahiro Hamada
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, Hyogo University, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 45:1233-42. 2004
    ..Based on our biochemical and immunofluorescence findings, the function of MAP200 in MT polymerization is discussed...
  33. pmc Reconstruction of active regular motion in amoeba extract: dynamic cooperation between sol and gel states
    Yukinori Nishigami
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e70317. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that the inherent sol-gel transition property plays an essential role in the self-regulation of autonomous translational motion in amoeba. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint Plant 115-kDa actin-filament bundling protein, P-115-ABP, is a homologue of plant villin and is widely distributed in cells
    Etsuo Yokota
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo, 678 1297 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:1088-99. 2003
    ..These results indicated that plant villins are widely distributed and involved in the organization of actin filaments into bundles throughout the plant kingdom...
  35. doi request reprint Proliferation of the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrobaculum islandicum by cell fission
    Seiji Sonobe
    Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Kamigori, Hyogo, Japan
    Extremophiles 14:403-7. 2010
    ..islandicum's proliferation. "Long cells" reported previously were found to comprise several cylindrical cells that align in tandem...
  36. ncbi request reprint Studies on semipermeability and electrical characteristics in membranes of Chara cells fixed with glutaraldehyde
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Plant Res 117:291-5. 2004
    ..The membrane resistance increased significantly. It was found that the tonoplasts also maintained their semipermeability during glutaraldehyde treatment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Functional characterization of contractile vacuole isolated from Amoeba proteus
    Eri Nishihara
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Cell Struct Funct 29:85-90. 2004
    ..It was suggested that the contraction of isolated CV was caused by increase in the tension of its membrane by ATP...
  38. ncbi request reprint The sliding theory of cytoplasmic streaming: fifty years of progress
    Teruo Shimmen
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Plant Res 120:31-43. 2007
    ..The role of the actin-myosin system in various plant cell functions is becoming evident. The present article reviews progress in studies on cytoplasmic streaming over the past 50 years...
  39. ncbi request reprint Ion gradients in xylem exudate and guttation fluid related to tissue ion levels along primary leaves of barley
    Makiko Nagai
    Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Kobe University, Rokkodai, Nada, Kobe, 657 8501, Japan
    Plant Cell Environ 36:1826-37. 2013
    ..The mechanisms by which longitudinal ion gradients develop in leaves and their physiological functions are discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Mechano-sensitive orientation of cortical microtubules during gravitropism in azuki bean epicotyls
    Toshimitsu Ikushima
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Park City, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Plant Res 118:19-26. 2005
    ..However, it inhibited cMT reorientation induced by gravitropic bending and by forced bending. Involvement of the stretch-activated channel in mechano-sensitive orientation of cMT was suggested...
  41. ncbi request reprint Possible involvement of mechanosensitive Ca2+ channels of plasma membrane in mechanoperception in Chara
    Toshiyuki Kaneko
    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Niigata University, Niigata, 950 2181 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 46:130-5. 2005
    ..The stronger the mechanical stimulus, the larger was the increase in the cytoplasmic level of Ca2+. It is proposed that the first step of receptor potential is an activation of mechanosensitive Ca2+ channels at the plasma membrane...
  42. pmc Higher plant myosin XI moves processively on actin with 35 nm steps at high velocity
    Motoki Tominaga
    Kansai Advanced Research Center, Communications Research Laboratory, Kobe 651 2492, Japan
    EMBO J 22:1263-72. 2003
    ..These results indicate that myosin XI is highly specialized for generation of fast processive movement with concomitantly low forces...
  43. ncbi request reprint An Arabidopsis ACT2 dominant-negative mutation, which disturbs F-actin polymerization, reveals its distinctive function in root development
    Taisuke Nishimura
    Department of Botany, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kitashirakawa Oiwake cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8502 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:1131-40. 2003
    ..We conclude that defective F-actin polymerization caused the aberrant cell morphology in a dominant-negative manner, and that ACT2 functions in cell elongation and root hair formation...
  44. doi request reprint Mechano-perception in Chara cells: the influence of salinity and calcium on touch-activated receptor potentials, action potentials and ion transport
    Virginia A Shepherd
    Department of Biophysics, School of Physics, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
    Plant Cell Environ 31:1575-91. 2008
    ..Our results have broad implications for understanding the interactions between mechano-perception and salinity stress in plants...