Yoshinori Kumazawa

Summary

Affiliation: Nagoya University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetic and dating analyses using mitochondrial DNA sequences of eyelid geckos (Squamata: Eublepharidae)
    Pierre Jonniaux
    Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chukusa ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Gene 407:105-15. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Gene rearrangements in snake mitochondrial genomes: highly concerted evolution of control-region-like sequences duplicated and inserted into a tRNA gene cluster
    Y Kumazawa
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 13:1242-54. 1996
  3. pmc The complete nucleotide sequence of a snake (Dinodon semicarinatus) mitochondrial genome with two identical control regions
    Y Kumazawa
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464 8602, Japan
    Genetics 150:313-29. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Complete mitochondrial DNA sequences of the green turtle and blue-tailed mole skink: statistical evidence for archosaurian affinity of turtles
    Y Kumazawa
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 16:784-92. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of osteoglossoids: a new model for Gondwanian origin and plate tectonic transportation of the Asian arowana
    Y Kumazawa
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 17:1869-78. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial genomes from major lizard families suggest their phylogenetic relationships and ancient radiations
    Yoshinori Kumazawa
    Division of Material Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464 8602, Japan
    Gene 388:19-26. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial genome of the Komodo dragon: efficient sequencing method with reptile-oriented primers and novel gene rearrangements
    Yoshinori Kumazawa
    Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8602, Japan
    DNA Res 11:115-25. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA sequences of five squamates: phylogenetic affiliation of snakes
    Yoshinori Kumazawa
    Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8602, Japan
    DNA Res 11:137-44. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Complete mitochondrial DNA sequences of six snakes: phylogenetic relationships and molecular evolution of genomic features
    Songyu Dong
    Department of Biological Science, School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, 464 8602, Japan
    J Mol Evol 61:12-22. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Mitochondrial genomes of two African geckos of genus Hemitheconyx (Squamata: Eublepharidae)
    Pierre Jonniaux
    Department of Information and Biological Sciences and Research Center for Biological Diversity, Graduate School of Natural Sciences, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan
    Mitochondrial DNA 23:278-9. 2012

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetic and dating analyses using mitochondrial DNA sequences of eyelid geckos (Squamata: Eublepharidae)
    Pierre Jonniaux
    Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chukusa ku, Nagoya, Japan
    Gene 407:105-15. 2008
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  2. ncbi request reprint Gene rearrangements in snake mitochondrial genomes: highly concerted evolution of control-region-like sequences duplicated and inserted into a tRNA gene cluster
    Y Kumazawa
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 13:1242-54. 1996
    ..The secondary structures of the determined tRNA genes point to the operation of simplification pressure on the T psi C arm of snake mitochondrial tRNAs...
  3. pmc The complete nucleotide sequence of a snake (Dinodon semicarinatus) mitochondrial genome with two identical control regions
    Y Kumazawa
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464 8602, Japan
    Genetics 150:313-29. 1998
    ..The gene organization of the minor mtDNA is in agreement with one of models that we present to account for the concerted evolution of duplicate control regions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Complete mitochondrial DNA sequences of the green turtle and blue-tailed mole skink: statistical evidence for archosaurian affinity of turtles
    Y Kumazawa
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 16:784-92. 1999
    ..The traditional classification of turtles in the Anapsida may thus need to be reconsidered...
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of osteoglossoids: a new model for Gondwanian origin and plate tectonic transportation of the Asian arowana
    Y Kumazawa
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 17:1869-78. 2000
    ..This study also implicates the relatively long absence of osteoglossiform fossil records from the Mesozoic...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial genomes from major lizard families suggest their phylogenetic relationships and ancient radiations
    Yoshinori Kumazawa
    Division of Material Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464 8602, Japan
    Gene 388:19-26. 2007
    ..Thus, lizards include much deeper divergences than the mammals and birds and they appear to have already radiated into various families prior to the mid-Cretaceous major continental fragmentation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial genome of the Komodo dragon: efficient sequencing method with reptile-oriented primers and novel gene rearrangements
    Yoshinori Kumazawa
    Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8602, Japan
    DNA Res 11:115-25. 2004
    ..These observations are consistent with hypotheses that tandem duplications via the slipped-strand mispairing may induce mitochondrial gene rearrangements and may serve to maintain similar copies of the control region...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA sequences of five squamates: phylogenetic affiliation of snakes
    Yoshinori Kumazawa
    Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8602, Japan
    DNA Res 11:137-44. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Complete mitochondrial DNA sequences of six snakes: phylogenetic relationships and molecular evolution of genomic features
    Songyu Dong
    Department of Biological Science, School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, 464 8602, Japan
    J Mol Evol 61:12-22. 2005
    ..These results imply the significance to reconstruct the snake phylogeny with ample molecular data, such as those from complete mtDNA sequences...
  10. doi request reprint Mitochondrial genomes of two African geckos of genus Hemitheconyx (Squamata: Eublepharidae)
    Pierre Jonniaux
    Department of Information and Biological Sciences and Research Center for Biological Diversity, Graduate School of Natural Sciences, Nagoya City University, Nagoya, Japan
    Mitochondrial DNA 23:278-9. 2012
    ..A very extensive RNA editing may restore its function in the RNA level or a functional tRNA(Gln) encoded in the nuclear chromosome may be imported into mitochondria...
  11. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial genome of Pogona vitticepes (Reptilia; Agamidae): control region duplication and the origin of Australasian agamids
    Sayed A M Amer
    Division of Material Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8602, Japan
    Gene 346:249-56. 2005
    ..Our finding thus supports the recent dispersal origin of Australasian agamids in connection with plate tectonic movement of Australia to the proximity of Southeast Asia...
  12. pmc Intra-genomic GC heterogeneity in sauropsids: evolutionary insights from cDNA mapping and GC(3) profiling in snake
    Kazumi Matsubara
    Department of Information and Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Natural Sciences, Nagoya City University, 1 Yamanohata, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya, Aichi 467 8501, Japan
    BMC Genomics 13:604. 2012
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Mitogenomic perspectives into iguanid phylogeny and biogeography: Gondwanan vicariance for the origin of Madagascan oplurines
    Yasuhisa Okajima
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8602, Japan
    Gene 441:28-35. 2009
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint The mitochondrial genome of the lizard Calotes versicolor and a novel gene inversion in South Asian draconine agamids
    Sayed A M Amer
    Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 24:1330-9. 2007
    ....
  15. pmc Mitogenomic evaluation of the historical biogeography of cichlids toward reliable dating of teleostean divergences
    Yoichiro Azuma
    Division of Material Science and Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8602, Japan
    BMC Evol Biol 8:215. 2008
    ..We explored an alternative source of time constraints in teleostean phylogeny by evaluating a biogeographic hypothesis concerning freshwater fishes from the family Cichlidae (Perciformes: Labroidei)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Non-AUG translation initiation of mRNA encoding plastid-targeted phage-type RNA polymerase in Nicotiana sylvestris
    Yuki Kobayashi
    Center for Gene Research, Nagoya University, Chikusa, 464 8602, Nagoya, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 299:57-61. 2002
    ..This strongly suggests that NsRpoT-C functions as an RNA polymerase transcribing plastid-encoded genes. We have designated this protein NsRpoTp...
  17. ncbi request reprint Timing of a mtDNA gene rearrangement and intercontinental dispersal of varanid lizards
    Sayed A M Amer
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
    Genes Genet Syst 83:275-80. 2008
    ..Our results are more consistent with Cenozoic over-water dispersal of Southeast Asian varanids across the Indonesian Archipelago rather than the Cretaceous Gondwanan vicariance for the origin of Australasian varanids...