Sota Fujii

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Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Transcriptome map of plant mitochondria reveals islands of unexpected transcribed regions
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    BMC Genomics 12:279. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Cytoplasmic-nuclear genomic barriers in rice pollen development revealed by comparison of global gene expression profiles among five independent cytoplasmic male sterile lines
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, 981 8555 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 51:610-20. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Rice MPR25 encodes a pentatricopeptide repeat protein and is essential for RNA editing of nad5 transcripts in mitochondria
    Takushi Toda
    Laboratory of Environmental Plant Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 1 1 Tsutsumidori Amamiyamachi, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Plant J 72:450-60. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Cytoplasmic male sterility-related protein kinase, OsNek3, is regulated downstream of mitochondrial protein phosphatase 2C, DCW11
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 1 1 Tsutumidori Amamiyamachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 50:828-37. 2009
  5. pmc Genome barriers between nuclei and mitochondria exemplified by cytoplasmic male sterility
    Sota Fujii
    Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, 981 8555 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 49:1484-94. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The fertility restorer gene, Rf2, for Lead Rice-type cytoplasmic male sterility of rice encodes a mitochondrial glycine-rich protein
    Etsuko Itabashi
    Laboratory of Environmental Plant Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 1 1 Tsutumidori Amamiyamachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Plant J 65:359-67. 2011
  7. doi request reprint DCW11, down-regulated gene 11 in CW-type cytoplasmic male sterile rice, encoding mitochondrial protein phosphatase 2c is related to cytoplasmic male sterility
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 1 1 Tsutumidori Amamiyamachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 49:633-40. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Retrograde regulation of nuclear gene expression in CW-CMS of rice
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 1 1 Tsutumidori Amamiyamachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Plant Mol Biol 63:405-17. 2007
  9. pmc Discovery of global genomic re-organization based on comparison of two newly sequenced rice mitochondrial genomes with cytoplasmic male sterility-related genes
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 1 1 Tsutumidori Amamiyamachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    BMC Genomics 11:209. 2010
  10. pmc Suppressed expression of Retrograde-Regulated Male Sterility restores pollen fertility in cytoplasmic male sterile rice plants
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:9513-8. 2009

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Publications11

  1. pmc Transcriptome map of plant mitochondria reveals islands of unexpected transcribed regions
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    BMC Genomics 12:279. 2011
    ..We used a genomic tiling array to draw a transcriptomic atlas of Oryza sativa japonica (rice) mitochondria, which was predicted to be approximately 490-kb long...
  2. doi request reprint Cytoplasmic-nuclear genomic barriers in rice pollen development revealed by comparison of global gene expression profiles among five independent cytoplasmic male sterile lines
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, 981 8555 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 51:610-20. 2010
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  3. doi request reprint Rice MPR25 encodes a pentatricopeptide repeat protein and is essential for RNA editing of nad5 transcripts in mitochondria
    Takushi Toda
    Laboratory of Environmental Plant Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 1 1 Tsutsumidori Amamiyamachi, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Plant J 72:450-60. 2012
    ..By contrast, genes encoding alternative NADH dehydrogenases and alternative oxidase were up-regulated. The mpr25 mutant may therefore provide new information on the coordinated interaction between mitochondria and chloroplasts...
  4. doi request reprint Cytoplasmic male sterility-related protein kinase, OsNek3, is regulated downstream of mitochondrial protein phosphatase 2C, DCW11
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 1 1 Tsutumidori Amamiyamachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 50:828-37. 2009
    ..These results suggest that OsNek3 is downstream of DCW11 in retrograde signaling from the mitochondria to the nucleus and is involved in CW-CMS...
  5. pmc Genome barriers between nuclei and mitochondria exemplified by cytoplasmic male sterility
    Sota Fujii
    Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, 981 8555 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 49:1484-94. 2008
    ..This review summarizes the current perspectives in CMS and fertility restoration, mainly from the viewpoint of anterograde/retrograde signaling...
  6. doi request reprint The fertility restorer gene, Rf2, for Lead Rice-type cytoplasmic male sterility of rice encodes a mitochondrial glycine-rich protein
    Etsuko Itabashi
    Laboratory of Environmental Plant Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 1 1 Tsutumidori Amamiyamachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Plant J 65:359-67. 2011
    ..As Rf2 does not encode a pentatricopeptide repeat protein, unlike a majority of previously identified Rf genes, the data from this study provide new insights into the mechanism for restoring fertility in CMS...
  7. doi request reprint DCW11, down-regulated gene 11 in CW-type cytoplasmic male sterile rice, encoding mitochondrial protein phosphatase 2c is related to cytoplasmic male sterility
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 1 1 Tsutumidori Amamiyamachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 49:633-40. 2008
    ..Down-regulation of DCW11 and up-regulation of AOX1a were also observed in two other types of rice CMS. Our result indicates that DCW11 could play a role as a mitochondrial signal transduction mediator in pollen germination...
  8. ncbi request reprint Retrograde regulation of nuclear gene expression in CW-CMS of rice
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 1 1 Tsutumidori Amamiyamachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Plant Mol Biol 63:405-17. 2007
    ..These results reveal organ-specific induced mitochondrial retrograde pathways affecting nuclear gene expression possibly related to CMS...
  9. pmc Discovery of global genomic re-organization based on comparison of two newly sequenced rice mitochondrial genomes with cytoplasmic male sterility-related genes
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 1 1 Tsutumidori Amamiyamachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    BMC Genomics 11:209. 2010
    ..As the exact sequence of steps leading to CMS has not yet been revealed, efforts should be made to elucidate the factors underlying the mechanism of this important trait for crop breeding...
  10. pmc Suppressed expression of Retrograde-Regulated Male Sterility restores pollen fertility in cytoplasmic male sterile rice plants
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:9513-8. 2009
    ..The unique features of RMS provide novel insights into retrograde signaling and CMS...
  11. ncbi request reprint Molecular mapping of the fertility restorer gene for ms-CW-type cytoplasmic male sterility of rice
    Sota Fujii
    Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 1 1 Tsutumidori Amamiyamachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 8555, Japan
    Theor Appl Genet 111:696-701. 2005
    ..Using cleaved amplified polymorphic sequence (CAPS) and simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers, we localized Rfcw to chromosome 4 with a genetic distance of 0.6 cM from the nearest SSR marker...