Ryouichi Tanaka

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Affiliation: Hokkaido University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Arabidopsis-accelerated cell death gene ACD1 is involved in oxygenation of pheophorbide a: inhibition of the pheophorbide a oxygenase activity does not lead to the "stay-green" phenotype in Arabidopsis
    Ryouichi Tanaka
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, and Core Research of Science and Technology CREST, Japan Science and Technology Corporation JST, Kita ku, N19 W8, Sapporo, 060 0819 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:1266-74. 2003
  2. pmc Simple extraction methods that prevent the artifactual conversion of chlorophyll to chlorophyllide during pigment isolation from leaf samples
    Xueyun Hu
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, 060 0819, Japan
    Plant Methods 9:19. 2013
  3. pmc LIL3, a light-harvesting-like protein, plays an essential role in chlorophyll and tocopherol biosynthesis
    Ryouichi Tanaka
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:16721-5. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Tetrapyrrole biosynthesis in higher plants
    Ryouichi Tanaka
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8 Kita ku, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 58:321-46. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Chlorophyll cycle regulates the construction and destruction of the light-harvesting complexes
    Ryouichi Tanaka
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8 Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 0819, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1807:968-76. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of chlorophyllide a oxygenase overexpression on light acclimation in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Ryouichi Tanaka
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, CREST, Hokkaido University, Japan Science and Technology Corporation, N19 W8, 060 0819 Sapporo, Kita ku, Japan
    Photosynth Res 85:327-40. 2005
  7. pmc Loss of the N-terminal domain of chlorophyllide a oxygenase induces photodamage during greening of Arabidopsis seedlings
    Akihiro Yamasato
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    BMC Plant Biol 8:64. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Overproduction of chl B retards senescence through transcriptional reprogramming in Arabidopsis
    Yasuhito Sakuraba
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 0819 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 53:505-17. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional analysis of N-terminal domains of Arabidopsis chlorophyllide a oxygenase
    Yasuhito Sakuraba
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8, Sapporo, 060 0819, Japan
    Plant Physiol Biochem 45:740-9. 2007
  10. pmc Determination of a chloroplast degron in the regulatory domain of chlorophyllide a oxygenase
    Yasuhito Sakuraba
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8 Kita ku, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    J Biol Chem 284:36689-99. 2009

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint The Arabidopsis-accelerated cell death gene ACD1 is involved in oxygenation of pheophorbide a: inhibition of the pheophorbide a oxygenase activity does not lead to the "stay-green" phenotype in Arabidopsis
    Ryouichi Tanaka
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, and Core Research of Science and Technology CREST, Japan Science and Technology Corporation JST, Kita ku, N19 W8, Sapporo, 060 0819 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:1266-74. 2003
    ..These results demonstrated that ACD1 is involved in PaO activity, and its inhibition led to photooxidative destruction of the cell instead of the "stay-green" phenotype...
  2. pmc Simple extraction methods that prevent the artifactual conversion of chlorophyll to chlorophyllide during pigment isolation from leaf samples
    Xueyun Hu
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, 060 0819, Japan
    Plant Methods 9:19. 2013
    ..During pigment extraction procedures with acetone or alcohol, the phytol side chain of chlorophyll is sometimes removed, forming chlorophyllide, which affects chlorophyll measurement using HPLC...
  3. pmc LIL3, a light-harvesting-like protein, plays an essential role in chlorophyll and tocopherol biosynthesis
    Ryouichi Tanaka
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:16721-5. 2010
    ..We propose that LIL3 is functionally involved in chlorophyll and tocopherol biosynthesis by stabilizing geranylgeranyl reductase...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tetrapyrrole biosynthesis in higher plants
    Ryouichi Tanaka
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8 Kita ku, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    Annu Rev Plant Biol 58:321-46. 2007
    ..Finally, we present several reports on attempts for agricultural and horticultural applications in which the tetrapyrrole biosynthesis pathway was genetically modified...
  5. doi request reprint Chlorophyll cycle regulates the construction and destruction of the light-harvesting complexes
    Ryouichi Tanaka
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8 Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 0819, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1807:968-76. 2011
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: Regulation of Electron Transport in Chloroplasts...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of chlorophyllide a oxygenase overexpression on light acclimation in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Ryouichi Tanaka
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, CREST, Hokkaido University, Japan Science and Technology Corporation, N19 W8, 060 0819 Sapporo, Kita ku, Japan
    Photosynth Res 85:327-40. 2005
    ..These results imply that the transcriptional control of CAO is a part of the regulatory mechanism for the accumulation of a distinct set of LHC proteins upon light acclimation...
  7. pmc Loss of the N-terminal domain of chlorophyllide a oxygenase induces photodamage during greening of Arabidopsis seedlings
    Akihiro Yamasato
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    BMC Plant Biol 8:64. 2008
    ..CAO consists of three domains, which are sequentially named from the N terminus as the A, B and C domains. The A domain of CAO participates in the regulation of the CAO protein stability...
  8. doi request reprint Overproduction of chl B retards senescence through transcriptional reprogramming in Arabidopsis
    Yasuhito Sakuraba
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 0819 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 53:505-17. 2012
    ..These results demonstrate that alteration of pigment composition in the photosynthetic apparatus retards senescence through transcriptional reprogramming...
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional analysis of N-terminal domains of Arabidopsis chlorophyllide a oxygenase
    Yasuhito Sakuraba
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8, Sapporo, 060 0819, Japan
    Plant Physiol Biochem 45:740-9. 2007
    ..These results indicate that the B domain is not involved in the regulation of the CAO protein levels. Taken together, we concluded that the A domain alone is involved in the regulatory mechanism of the CAO protein levels...
  10. pmc Determination of a chloroplast degron in the regulatory domain of chlorophyllide a oxygenase
    Yasuhito Sakuraba
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8 Kita ku, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    J Biol Chem 284:36689-99. 2009
    ..These results suggest that this sequence serves as a degradation signal that is recognized by proteases functioning in the chloroplast...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pigment shuffling in antenna systems achieved by expressing prokaryotic chlorophyllide a oxygenase in Arabidopsis
    Masumi Hirashima
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Kita ku, N19 W8, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    J Biol Chem 281:15385-93. 2006
    ..These data also suggest that strict organizations of chlorophyll molecules are not essential for photosynthesis under low light conditions...
  12. pmc Functional analysis of light-harvesting-like protein 3 (LIL3) and its light-harvesting chlorophyll-binding motif in Arabidopsis
    Kaori Takahashi
    From the Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan and
    J Biol Chem 289:987-99. 2014
    ..Collectively, these results indicate that the LHC motif of LIL3 is involved in the complex formation of LIL3 and GGR, which might contribute to the GGR reaction. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Clp protease controls chlorophyll b synthesis by regulating the level of chlorophyllide a oxygenase
    Eiki Nakagawara
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8 Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    Plant J 49:800-9. 2007
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  14. pmc Chlorophyll b reductase plays an essential role in maturation and storability of Arabidopsis seeds
    Saori Nakajima
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    Plant Physiol 160:261-73. 2012
    ..Furthermore, NYC1 expression was repressed in the ABA-insensitive mutants during embryogenesis. These data indicate that chlorophyll degradation is induced by ABA during seed maturation to produce storable seeds...
  15. doi request reprint Characterization of Arabidopsis mutants defective in the regulation of chlorophyllide a oxygenase
    Satoshi Kanematsu
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 0819, Japan
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 7:1196-205. 2008
    ..Based on these analyses, we proposed a model to describe the regulatory mechanism of CAO...
  16. doi request reprint Deregulated chlorophyll b synthesis reduces the energy transfer rate between photosynthetic pigments and induces photodamage in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Yasuhito Sakuraba
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 0819 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 51:1055-65. 2010
    ..The importance of the regulation of Chl b synthesis is discussed in relation to the correct localization of Chl b and gene expression...
  17. doi request reprint Light-independent cell death induced by accumulation of pheophorbide a in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Masumi Hirashima
    Institute of Low Temperatue Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 50:719-29. 2009
    ..We discuss the possible mechanism of light-independent cell death and the involvement of pheophorbide a in the signaling pathway for programmed cell death...
  18. pmc Identification of the 7-hydroxymethyl chlorophyll a reductase of the chlorophyll cycle in Arabidopsis
    Miki Meguro
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    Plant Cell 23:3442-53. 2011
    ..The downregulation of pheophorbide a oxygenase activity is discussed in relation to 7-hydroxymethyl chlorophyll a accumulation...
  19. doi request reprint The oligomeric states of the photosystems and the light-harvesting complexes in the Chl b-less mutant
    Atsushi Takabayashi
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8 Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 0819 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 52:2103-14. 2011
    ..These findings increase our understanding of the Chl b function in the assembly of LHCs and the association of the LHCs with PSI, PSII and NDH...
  20. pmc The N-terminal domain of chlorophyllide a oxygenase confers protein instability in response to chlorophyll B accumulation in Arabidopsis
    Akihiro Yamasato
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    Plant Cell 17:1585-97. 2005
    ..These results indicate that the A domain may sense the presence of chlorophyll b and regulate the accumulation of CAO protein in the chloroplasts...
  21. pmc Identification of a vinyl reductase gene for chlorophyll synthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana and implications for the evolution of Prochlorococcus species
    Nozomi Nagata
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, 060 0819 Japan
    Plant Cell 17:233-40. 2005
    ..marinus but found in the Synechococcus sp WH8102 genome, which is consistent with the distribution of divinyl chlorophyll in marine cyanobacteria of the genera Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus...
  22. ncbi request reprint The major route for chlorophyll synthesis includes [3,8-divinyl]-chlorophyllide a reduction in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Nozomi Nagata
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 48:1803-8. 2007
    ..In addition, we investigated the accumulation of various Chl intermediates in etiolated seedlings in vivo. Collectively, these studies indicate that [3,8-divinyl]-chlorophyllide a is the major substrate of DVR...
  23. pmc Participation of chlorophyll b reductase in the initial step of the degradation of light-harvesting chlorophyll a/b-protein complexes in Arabidopsis
    Yukiko Horie
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19 W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    J Biol Chem 284:17449-56. 2009
    ..Based on these results, we propose the novel hypothesis that chlorophyll b reductase catalyzes the initial step of LHCII degradation, and that trimeric LHCII is a substrate of LHCII degradation...
  24. doi request reprint Involvement of AtNAP1 in the regulation of chlorophyll degradation in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Tomohiro Nagane
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, N19W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    Planta 231:939-49. 2010
    ..The concerted regulation of chlorophyll degradation is discussed in relation to the function of AtNAP1...
  25. doi request reprint Identification of a novel vinyl reductase gene essential for the biosynthesis of monovinyl chlorophyll in Synechocystis sp. PCC6803
    Hisashi Ito
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    J Biol Chem 283:9002-11. 2008
    ..We concluded that Slr1923 encodes the vinyl reductase or a subunit essential for monovinyl chlorophyll synthesis. The function and evolution of 8-vinyl reductase genes are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Chlorophyll metabolism
    Ayumi Tanaka
    Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 9:248-55. 2006
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  27. doi request reprint Microbial community structure, pigment composition, and nitrogen source of red snow in Antarctica
    Masanori Fujii
    The Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Kita 19, Nishi 8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 0819, Japan
    Microb Ecol 59:466-75. 2010
    ..Based on an estimation of trophic level, it was suggested that primary nitrogen sources of the red snow were supplied from fecal pellet of seabirds including a marine top predator of Antarctica...