Motoyuki Tsuda

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Affiliation: Himeji Institute of Technology
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Origin of the vertebrate visual cycle: II. Visual cycle proteins are localized in whole brain including photoreceptor cells of a primitive chordate
    Motoyuki Tsuda
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, 3 2 1 Kouto, Kamigori, Ako gun, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Vision Res 43:3045-53. 2003
  2. ncbi Gene expression profiles in tadpole larvae of Ciona intestinalis
    Takehiro Kusakabe
    Department of Life Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, 3 2 1 Kouto, Hyogo, 678 1297, Japan
    Dev Biol 242:188-203. 2002
  3. ncbi Sensitization and habituation of the swimming behavior in ascidian larvae to light
    Motoyuki Tsuda
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, 3 2 1 Kouto, Kamigori, Ako gun, Hyogo, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 20:13-22. 2003
  4. ncbi Direct evidence for the role of pigment cells in the brain of ascidian larvae by laser ablation
    Motoyuki Tsuda
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Garden City, Kouto 3 2 1, Akoh gun, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Exp Biol 206:1409-17. 2003
  5. ncbi Comparative genomics identifies a cis-regulatory module that activates transcription in specific subsets of neurons in Ciona intestinalis larvae
    Reiko Yoshida
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, 3 2 1 Kouto, Kamigori, Ako gun, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Dev Growth Differ 49:657-67. 2007
  6. ncbi Origin of the vertebrate visual cycle: genes encoding retinal photoisomerase and two putative visual cycle proteins are expressed in whole brain of a primitive chordate
    Yuki Nakashima
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 460:180-90. 2003
  7. doi Glutamatergic networks in the Ciona intestinalis larva
    Takeo Horie
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 508:249-63. 2008
  8. ncbi Structure, expression, and cluster organization of genes encoding gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptors found in the neural complex of the ascidian Ciona intestinalis
    Takehiro Kusakabe
    Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Garden City, 3 2 1 Kouto, Kamigori, Ako gun, 678 1297 Hyogo, Japan
    Gene 322:77-84. 2003
  9. doi Pigmented and nonpigmented ocelli in the brain vesicle of the ascidian larva
    Takeo Horie
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 509:88-102. 2008
  10. ncbi Identification of neuron-specific promoters in Ciona intestinalis
    Reiko Yoshida
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Genesis 39:130-40. 2004

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  1. ncbi Origin of the vertebrate visual cycle: II. Visual cycle proteins are localized in whole brain including photoreceptor cells of a primitive chordate
    Motoyuki Tsuda
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, 3 2 1 Kouto, Kamigori, Ako gun, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Vision Res 43:3045-53. 2003
    ..The ascidian visual cycle is composed of two cellular compartments, the photoreceptors and the brain vesicle, but some photoreceptor cells also contain visual cycle proteins...
  2. ncbi Gene expression profiles in tadpole larvae of Ciona intestinalis
    Takehiro Kusakabe
    Department of Life Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, 3 2 1 Kouto, Hyogo, 678 1297, Japan
    Dev Biol 242:188-203. 2002
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  3. ncbi Sensitization and habituation of the swimming behavior in ascidian larvae to light
    Motoyuki Tsuda
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, 3 2 1 Kouto, Kamigori, Ako gun, Hyogo, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 20:13-22. 2003
    ..Since the larval central nervous system in Ciona is comprised of only about 100 neurons, learning behavior in ascidian larvae should provide insights for a minimal mechanism of memory in vertebrates...
  4. ncbi Direct evidence for the role of pigment cells in the brain of ascidian larvae by laser ablation
    Motoyuki Tsuda
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Garden City, Kouto 3 2 1, Akoh gun, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Exp Biol 206:1409-17. 2003
    ..These are the first published experimental results that permit a functional role in ascidian larval behavior to be assigned to the sensory organs...
  5. ncbi Comparative genomics identifies a cis-regulatory module that activates transcription in specific subsets of neurons in Ciona intestinalis larvae
    Reiko Yoshida
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, 3 2 1 Kouto, Kamigori, Ako gun, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Dev Growth Differ 49:657-67. 2007
    ..These results suggest that different types of central neurons share a common transcriptional activation mechanism that is different from that of papillar neurons...
  6. ncbi Origin of the vertebrate visual cycle: genes encoding retinal photoisomerase and two putative visual cycle proteins are expressed in whole brain of a primitive chordate
    Yuki Nakashima
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 460:180-90. 2003
    ..The present data suggest that isomerization of all-trans-retinoid to 11-cis-retinoid occurs in the brain vesicle and visceral ganglion of a primitive chordate...
  7. doi Glutamatergic networks in the Ciona intestinalis larva
    Takeo Horie
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 508:249-63. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that glutamatergic neurotransmission plays a major role in sensory systems and in the integration of the sensory inputs of the ascidian larva...
  8. ncbi Structure, expression, and cluster organization of genes encoding gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptors found in the neural complex of the ascidian Ciona intestinalis
    Takehiro Kusakabe
    Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Harima Science Garden City, 3 2 1 Kouto, Kamigori, Ako gun, 678 1297 Hyogo, Japan
    Gene 322:77-84. 2003
    ..Expression patterns of Ci-GnRHR1 and Ci-GnRHR2 suggest that a GnRH signaling system is involved in regulation of neuronal and reproductive processes as well as in other physiological functions in ascidians...
  9. doi Pigmented and nonpigmented ocelli in the brain vesicle of the ascidian larva
    Takeo Horie
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 509:88-102. 2008
    ..The nonpigmented ocellus might relate to later developmental or physiological events, such as metamorphosis, because Ci-opsin1 immunoreactivity appears in the late larval stage and becomes intense just before the onset of metamorphosis...
  10. ncbi Identification of neuron-specific promoters in Ciona intestinalis
    Reiko Yoshida
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Genesis 39:130-40. 2004
    ..These promoters can be a powerful tool for studying molecular mechanisms of neuronal development as well as neuron networks and functions in ascidians...
  11. ncbi Targeted knockdown of an opsin gene inhibits the swimming behaviour photoresponse of ascidian larvae
    Kyoko Inada
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, 3 2 1 Kouto, Kamigohri cho, Ako gun, 678 1297, Hyogo, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 347:167-70. 2003
    ..These are the first results showing the knockdown of an ascidian gene and the elucidation of that gene's role in ascidian larval behaviour...
  12. ncbi Origin of the vertebrate visual cycle: III. Distinct distribution of RPE65 and beta-carotene 15,15'-monooxygenase homologues in Ciona intestinalis
    Noriko Takimoto
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, 3 2 1 Kouto, Kamigori, Ako gun, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Photochem Photobiol 82:1468-74. 2006
    ..The larval visual cycle seems to use Ci-opsin3 as a photo-isomerase. Our results also suggest that the RPE65-dependent visual cycle is used in the adult photoreceptors of a primitive chordate...
  13. ncbi Photoreceptive systems in ascidians
    Takehiro Kusakabe
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Kouto, Kamigori, Ako gun, Hyogo, Japan
    Photochem Photobiol 83:248-52. 2007
    ..Comparative studies on photoreceptor systems between ascidians and vertebrates provide us clues to reconstructing the evolutionary pathway leading to the lateral and median eyes of vertebrates...
  14. ncbi Origin of the vertebrate visual cycle
    Noriko Takimoto
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Hyogo, Japan
    Photochem Photobiol 83:242-7. 2007
    ..The colocalization of visual cycle proteins in the photoreceptor cells suggest that ascidian visual cycle takes place in a photoreceptor cell as seen in the cephalopod visual cycle...
  15. ncbi A novel G protein alpha subunit in embryo of the ascidian, Halocynthia roretzi
    Tatsuo Iwasa
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Kamigori, Hyogo, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 20:141-51. 2003
    ..Our results suggest a possible involvement of HrGalpha(n) in the signaling system regulates the cell fate during the embryogenesis of the ascidian...
  16. doi Simple motor system of the ascidian larva: neuronal complex comprising putative cholinergic and GABAergic/glycinergic neurons
    Takeo Horie
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, 3 2 1 Kouto, Kamigori, Ako gun, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 27:181-90. 2010
    ..The simple CPG of the ascidian larva may represent the ancestral state of the vertebrate motor system...
  17. ncbi Computational discovery of DNA motifs associated with cell type-specific gene expression in Ciona
    Takehiro Kusakabe
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Kamigori, Ako gun, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    Dev Biol 276:563-80. 2004
    ..These results suggest the validity of our computational prediction of cis-regulatory elements. Thus, bioinformatics can help identify cis-regulatory elements involved in chordate development...
  18. ncbi The role of pigment cells in the brain of ascidian larva
    Daisuke Sakurai
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Harima Science Garden City, Koto 3 2 1, Akoh gun, Hyogo 678 1297, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 475:70-82. 2004
    ..All three structures were synaptotagmin-positive. Movement of the statocyte would be detected by these three structures and thus would be responsible for the gravitational orientation...
  19. ncbi Central nervous system-specific expression of G protein alpha subunits in the ascidian Ciona intestinalis
    Reiko Yoshida
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Kamigori, Hyogo, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 19:1079-88. 2002
    ..intestinalis. Since CiGalpha(i1) is expressed in the ocellus, CiGalpha(i1) may mediate signals from Ci-opsin1, a visual pigment of the ocellus photoreceptor cells...
  20. ncbi [Photoreceptor systems in ascidians: insights into the origin and evolution of vertebrate visual systems]
    Takehiro Kusakabe
    Graduate School of Life Science, University of Hyogo, Kamigori, Japan
    Seikagaku 76:368-73. 2004
  21. ncbi Ascidian arrestin (Ci-arr), the origin of the visual and nonvisual arrestins of vertebrate
    Masashi Nakagawa
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Kamigori, Akoh gun, Hyogo, Japan
    Eur J Biochem 269:5112-8. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the visual and beta-arrestin genes were generated by the duplication of the prototypical arrestin gene like Ci-arr in the early evolution of vertebrates...
  22. pmc Photoreverse reaction dynamics of octopus rhodopsin
    Keiichi Inoue
    Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Biophys J 92:3643-51. 2007
    ..D is reduced by about half the transformation from Rh to Acid-Meta. This large reduction was interpreted in terms of the helix opening of the Rh structure...
  23. ncbi Sub-5-fs real-time spectroscopy of transition states in bacteriorhodopsin during retinal isomerization
    Takayoshi Kobayashi
    Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Photochem Photobiol 83:363-8. 2007
    ..01 angstroms accuracy during the torsion motion around the double bond with 1-fs time resolution...
  24. ncbi A purified agonist-activated G-protein coupled receptor: truncated octopus Acid Metarhodopsin
    Akemi Ashida
    Department of Life Science, Graduate School of Science, Himeji Institute of Technology, Hyogo, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 21:245-50. 2004
    ..Octopus t-Acid Metarhodopsin can activate an endogenous octopus G-protein in the dark and this activity is reduced by irradiation with orange light which photoregenerates t-Acid Metarhodopsin back to the initial species, t-rhodopsin...
  25. pmc Energetics and volume changes of the intermediates in the photolysis of octopus rhodopsin at a physiological temperature
    Yoshinori Nishioku
    Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Biophys J 83:1136-46. 2002
    ..The volume changes of the subsequent reaction steps were rather small. These results are compared with the structural changes of the chromophore, peptide backbone, and water molecules within the membrane helixes reported previously...
  26. ncbi Evolution of constrained gonadotropin-releasing hormone ligand conformation and receptor selectivity
    Perdita E Barran
    School of Chemistry, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JJ, United Kingdom
    J Biol Chem 280:38569-75. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi Pigmentation in the sensory organs of the ascidian larva is essential for normal behavior
    Di Jiang
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:433-8. 2005
    ..Although the role of pigmentation in the ocellus of C. savignyi is similar to that in vertebrate visual systems, our results demonstrate a novel use of melanin in geotactic behavior...
  28. ncbi The centrosomal protein nephrocystin-6 is mutated in Joubert syndrome and activates transcription factor ATF4
    John A Sayer
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Nat Genet 38:674-81. 2006
    ..Our findings help establish the link between centrosome function, tissue architecture and transcriptional control in the pathogenesis of cystic kidney disease, retinal degeneration, and central nervous system development...
  29. ncbi Identification of 3,4-didehydroretinal isomers in the Xenopus tadpole tail fin containing photosensitive melanophores
    Keiko Okano
    Department of Life Environment, Graduate School of Human Culture, Nara Women s University, Kitauoyanishi machi, Nara 630 8506, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 19:191-5. 2002
    ..These results strongly suggest the presence of 11-cis and all-trans 3,4-didehydroretinal in melanophores of the tadpole tail fin, which probably function as the chromophore of photoreceptive molecules...
  30. ncbi Nephrocystin-5, a ciliary IQ domain protein, is mutated in Senior-Loken syndrome and interacts with RPGR and calmodulin
    Edgar A Otto
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Nat Genet 37:282-8. 2005
    ..Our studies emphasize the central role of ciliary dysfunction in the pathogenesis of SLSN...