Atsushi Kurabayashi

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Affiliation: Hiroshima University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Complete nucleotide sequence of the mitochondrial genome of Schlegel's tree frog Rhacophorus schlegelii (family Rhacophoridae): duplicated control regions and gene rearrangements
    Naomi Sano
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 80:213-24. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of the diversified frogs of genus Fejervarya (Anura: Dicroglossidae)
    Manabu Kotaki
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 27:386-95. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the endangered frog Odorrana ishikawae (family Ranidae) and unexpected diversity of mt gene arrangements in ranids
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:543-53. 2010
  4. pmc Afrobatrachian mitochondrial genomes: genome reorganization, gene rearrangement mechanisms, and evolutionary trends of duplicated and rearranged genes
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, 739 8526 Hiroshima, Japan
    BMC Genomics 14:633. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic position of a deep-sea ascidian, Megalodicopia hians, inferred from the molecular data
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Department of Biology, Keio University, Hiyoshi, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 20:1243-7. 2003
  6. pmc From Antarctica or Asia? New colonization scenario for Australian-New Guinean narrow mouth toads suggested from the findings on a mysterious genus Gastrophrynoides
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, 739 8526, Japan
    BMC Evol Biol 11:175. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Phylogeny, recombination, and mechanisms of stepwise mitochondrial genome reorganization in mantellid frogs from Madagascar
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 25:874-91. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Complete nucleotide sequence of the mitochondrial genome of a Malagasy poison frog Mantella madagascariensis: evolutionary implications on mitochondrial genomes of higher anuran groups
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 39:223-36. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Complete nucleotide sequence and gene rearrangement of the mitochondrial genome of the bell-ring frog, Buergeria buergeri (family Rhacophoridae)
    Naomi Sano
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 79:151-63. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Genetic divergence and evolutionary relationships in six species of genera Hoplobatrachus and Euphlyctis (Amphibia: Anura) from Bangladesh and other Asian countries revealed by mitochondrial gene sequences
    Mohammad Shafiqul Alam
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, 1 3 1 Kagamiyama, Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:515-27. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Complete nucleotide sequence of the mitochondrial genome of Schlegel's tree frog Rhacophorus schlegelii (family Rhacophoridae): duplicated control regions and gene rearrangements
    Naomi Sano
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 80:213-24. 2005
    ..schlegelii and B. buergeri. Based on parsimonious consideration and the basal phylogenetic position of B. buergeri, these genes seemed to have been rearranged in an ancestral lineage leading to Rh. schlegelii...
  2. doi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of the diversified frogs of genus Fejervarya (Anura: Dicroglossidae)
    Manabu Kotaki
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 27:386-95. 2010
    ..Finally, our datasets support paraphyly for the genus Fejervarya, although alternative phylogenetic topologies, including Fejervarya monophyly, were not rejected by KH and SH tests...
  3. ncbi request reprint Complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the endangered frog Odorrana ishikawae (family Ranidae) and unexpected diversity of mt gene arrangements in ranids
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:543-53. 2010
    ..The high frequency of gene translocations involving a specific trn block (trnH-trnS1) and several single tRNA genes suggest that there may be a retrotranslocation in ranid mt genomes...
  4. pmc Afrobatrachian mitochondrial genomes: genome reorganization, gene rearrangement mechanisms, and evolutionary trends of duplicated and rearranged genes
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, 739 8526 Hiroshima, Japan
    BMC Genomics 14:633. 2013
    ..Furthermore we searched for two evolutionary patterns expected in the rearranged mt genes of ranoids...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic position of a deep-sea ascidian, Megalodicopia hians, inferred from the molecular data
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Department of Biology, Keio University, Hiyoshi, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 20:1243-7. 2003
    ..However, our results suggested that M. hians has a close relationship to the family Corellidae and might originate from them. This is the first report of the molecular phylogenetic analysis of a deep-sea ascidian...
  6. pmc From Antarctica or Asia? New colonization scenario for Australian-New Guinean narrow mouth toads suggested from the findings on a mysterious genus Gastrophrynoides
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, 739 8526, Japan
    BMC Evol Biol 11:175. 2011
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  7. doi request reprint Phylogeny, recombination, and mechanisms of stepwise mitochondrial genome reorganization in mantellid frogs from Madagascar
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 25:874-91. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint Complete nucleotide sequence of the mitochondrial genome of a Malagasy poison frog Mantella madagascariensis: evolutionary implications on mitochondrial genomes of higher anuran groups
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 39:223-36. 2006
    ..The resultant phylogenetic relationship also suggested parallel occurrence of two tRNA-Met genes, duplicated control regions, and ND5 gene translocation in independent ranoid lineages...
  9. ncbi request reprint Complete nucleotide sequence and gene rearrangement of the mitochondrial genome of the bell-ring frog, Buergeria buergeri (family Rhacophoridae)
    Naomi Sano
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 79:151-63. 2004
    ..Phylogenetic analysis based on nucleotide sequence data of all mitochondrial genes also supported the gene rearrangement pathway...
  10. doi request reprint Genetic divergence and evolutionary relationships in six species of genera Hoplobatrachus and Euphlyctis (Amphibia: Anura) from Bangladesh and other Asian countries revealed by mitochondrial gene sequences
    Mohammad Shafiqul Alam
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, 1 3 1 Kagamiyama, Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:515-27. 2008
    ..The present study revealed prior underestimation of the richness of the amphibian fauna in this region, indicating the possible occurrence of many cryptic species among these groups...
  11. doi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA diversification, molecular phylogeny, and biogeography of the primitive rhacophorid genus Buergeria in East Asia
    Toshitaka Nishizawa
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 59:139-47. 2011
    ..7-5Mya), and the formation of their present distribution pattern might have been influenced by climatic changes and geographical events such as the formation of a wide peneplane and expansions of certain basins...
  12. ncbi request reprint Complete mitochondrial genomes of three neobatrachian anurans: a case study of divergence time estimation using different data and calibration settings
    Takeshi Igawa
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
    Gene 407:116-29. 2008
    ..To correct this erroneous estimation, it is efficient to apply several reference points among neobatrachians...
  13. doi request reprint Cryptic anuran biodiversity in Bangladesh revealed by mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene sequences
    Mahmudul Hasan
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 29:162-72. 2012
    ..Consequently, at least, 19 species were found from Bangladesh in this study. These findings revealed a rich anuran biodiversity in Bangladesh, which is unexpected considering the rather simple topographic features of the country...
  14. doi request reprint Genetic divergences and phylogenetic relationships among the Fejervarya limnocharis complex in Thailand and neighboring countries revealed by mitochondrial and nuclear genes
    Manabu Kotaki
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 25:381-90. 2008
    ..Although neither the mitochondrial nor the nuclear data clarified intergeneric relationships, the nuclear data rejected the monophyly of the genus Fejervarya...
  15. ncbi request reprint Complete mitochondrial genomes and novel gene rearrangements in two dicroglossid frogs, Hoplobatrachus tigerinus and Euphlyctis hexadactylus, from Bangladesh
    Mohammad Shafiqul Alam
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 85:219-32. 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial genomes of Japanese Babina frogs (Ranidae, Anura): unique gene arrangements and the phylogenetic position of genus Babina
    Ryosuke Kakehashi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 88:59-67. 2013
    ..Based on the "duplication and deletion" gene rearrangement model, a single genomic duplication event can explain the order of derived mt genes found in Babina and Odorrana...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial genomes and divergence times of crocodile newts: inter-islands distribution of Echinotriton andersoni and the origin of a unique repetitive sequence found in Tylototriton mt genomes
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 87:39-51. 2012
    ..The intra-and inter-specific comparisons of the repeat sequences suggest the occurrences of homologous recombination-based concerted evolution among the repeat sequences...
  18. doi request reprint Distributional change and epidemic introgression in overlapping areas of Japanese pond frog species over 30 years
    Shohei Komaki
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 29:351-8. 2012
    ..Consequently, this study shows that P. porosus populations are threatened by interspecific hybridization with P. nigromaculatus, and that introgressive hybridization damaged P. porosus populations by different means in each basin...
  19. doi request reprint Artificial production and natural breeding of the endangered frog species Odorrana ishikawae, with special reference to fauna conservation in the laboratory
    Masayuki Sumida
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 28:834-9. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Description of two new species of Microhyla (Anura: Microhylidae) from Bangladesh
    Mahmudul Hasan
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, 1 3 1 Kagamiyama, Higashihiroshima 739 8526, Japan Email
    Zootaxa 3755:401-18. 2014
    ..3 mm, snout truncate, a crescent-shaped marking on the anus, and an X-shaped marking on the dorsum. The tibio-tarsal articulation extends to the eye in M. fissipes but ranges from the eye to the tip of the snout in the two new species.  ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of the ranid frogs from Southwest India based on the mitochondrial ribosomal RNA gene sequences
    Atsushi Kurabayashi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 22:525-34. 2005
    ..Lastly, our results suggested the recent occurrence of a radiation event of Fejervarya species in the Indian-Sri Lankan region...
  22. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetic relationship of toads distributed in the Far East and Europe inferred from the nucleotide sequences of mitochondrial DNA genes
    Takeshi Igawa
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 38:250-60. 2006
    ..j. japonicus from Hakodate. The estimated branching times of these clades suggest that geological events may have influenced the divergence of the toads distributed in the Far East and Europe...
  23. ncbi request reprint Xenopus tropicalis: an ideal experimental animal in amphibia
    Keiko Kashiwagi
    Division of Embryology and Genetics, Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan
    Exp Anim 59:395-405. 2010
    ..Experimental systems of Xenopus tropicalis will pave the way for a new era of vertebrate genomics and genetics...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sequencing and analysis of the internal transcribed spacers (ITSs) and coding regions in the EcoR I fragment of the ribosomal DNA of the Japanese pond frog Rana nigromaculata
    Masayuki Sumida
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 79:105-18. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Multiple origins of the ascidian-Prochloron symbiosis: molecular phylogeny of photosymbiotic and non-symbiotic colonial ascidians inferred from 18S rDNA sequences
    Shin ichi Yokobori
    Laboratory for Cellular Biochemistry, Department of Molecular Biology, School of Life Science, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science, Tokyo 192 0392, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 40:8-19. 2006
    ..The results strongly support the hypothesis that establishment of the ascidian-Prochloron symbiosis occurred independently in the Didemnidae lineage at least once in each of the genera that possess symbiotic species...