Hirokazu Handa

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc The differential expression of HvCO9, a member of the CONSTANS-like gene family, contributes to the control of flowering under short-day conditions in barley
    Rie Kikuchi
    Plant Genome Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba 305 8602, Japan
    J Exp Bot 63:773-84. 2012
  2. pmc Overexpression of the pathogen-inducible wheat TaWRKY45 gene confers disease resistance to multiple fungi in transgenic wheat plants
    Insaf Bahrini
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1, Tennohdai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Breed Sci 61:319-26. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Structural features and expression analysis of a linear mitochondrial plasmid in rapeseed (Brassica napus L.)
    H Handa
    Laboratory of Plant Genecology, National Agricultural Research Center for Hokkaido Region, 1, Hitsuji ga oka, Toyohira ku, Sapporo 062 8555, Japan
    Mol Genet Genomics 267:797-805. 2002
  4. pmc The complete nucleotide sequence and RNA editing content of the mitochondrial genome of rapeseed (Brassica napus L.): comparative analysis of the mitochondrial genomes of rapeseed and Arabidopsis thaliana
    Hirokazu Handa
    Laboratory of Plant Genecology, National Agricultural Research Center for Hokkaido Region, Sapporo 062 8555, Japan
    Nucleic Acids Res 31:5907-16. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the origin and transmission of linear mitochondrial plasmid based on phylogenetic analysis in Japanese rapeseed varieties
    Hirokazu Handa
    Plant Genome Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, 2 1 2 Kan non dai, Tsukuba 305 8602, Japan
    Genome 50:234-40. 2007
  6. pmc Molecular and functional characterization of PEBP genes in barley reveal the diversification of their roles in flowering
    Rie Kikuchi
    Plant Genome Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba 305 8602, Japan
    Plant Physiol 149:1341-53. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Efficient transformation of wheat by using a mutated rice acetolactate synthase gene as a selectable marker
    Taiichi Ogawa
    Plant Genome Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Kan non dai 2 1 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8602, Japan
    Plant Cell Rep 27:1325-31. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Genes for alkaline/neutral invertase in rice: alkaline/neutral invertases are located in plant mitochondria and also in plastids
    Seiji Murayama
    Research Team for Crop Cold Tolerance, National Agricultural Research Center for Hokkaido Region, 1 Hitsuji ga oka, Sapporo 062 8555, Japan
    Planta 225:1193-203. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification of quantitative trait loci for ABA responsiveness at the seedling stage associated with ABA-regulated gene expression in common wheat
    Fuminori Kobayashi
    Plant Genome Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, 2 1 2 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8602, Japan
    Theor Appl Genet 121:629-41. 2010
  10. pmc Diversity in the complexity of phosphate starvation transcriptomes among rice cultivars based on RNA-Seq profiles
    Youko Oono
    Plant Genome Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Kannondai 2 1 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8602, Japan
    Plant Mol Biol 83:523-37. 2013

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  1. pmc The differential expression of HvCO9, a member of the CONSTANS-like gene family, contributes to the control of flowering under short-day conditions in barley
    Rie Kikuchi
    Plant Genome Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba 305 8602, Japan
    J Exp Bot 63:773-84. 2012
    ..Further, it is hypothesized that each pathway may target different genes after gene duplication or species diversification...
  2. pmc Overexpression of the pathogen-inducible wheat TaWRKY45 gene confers disease resistance to multiple fungi in transgenic wheat plants
    Insaf Bahrini
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1, Tennohdai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Breed Sci 61:319-26. 2011
    ..Our present and previous studies indicate that TaWRKY45 may be potentially utilized to improve a wide range of disease resistance in wheat...
  3. ncbi request reprint Structural features and expression analysis of a linear mitochondrial plasmid in rapeseed (Brassica napus L.)
    H Handa
    Laboratory of Plant Genecology, National Agricultural Research Center for Hokkaido Region, 1, Hitsuji ga oka, Toyohira ku, Sapporo 062 8555, Japan
    Mol Genet Genomics 267:797-805. 2002
    ..These results suggest that this linear DNA molecule is able to replicate as an autonomous replicon and to express the genes it carries in rapeseed mitochondria...
  4. pmc The complete nucleotide sequence and RNA editing content of the mitochondrial genome of rapeseed (Brassica napus L.): comparative analysis of the mitochondrial genomes of rapeseed and Arabidopsis thaliana
    Hirokazu Handa
    Laboratory of Plant Genecology, National Agricultural Research Center for Hokkaido Region, Sapporo 062 8555, Japan
    Nucleic Acids Res 31:5907-16. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the origin and transmission of linear mitochondrial plasmid based on phylogenetic analysis in Japanese rapeseed varieties
    Hirokazu Handa
    Plant Genome Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, 2 1 2 Kan non dai, Tsukuba 305 8602, Japan
    Genome 50:234-40. 2007
    ..Phylogenetic study of Japanese rapeseed varieties suggests the participation not of the mitochondrial genome but, rather, the nuclear genome for the perpetuation of plasmid in progeny varieties...
  6. pmc Molecular and functional characterization of PEBP genes in barley reveal the diversification of their roles in flowering
    Rie Kikuchi
    Plant Genome Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba 305 8602, Japan
    Plant Physiol 149:1341-53. 2009
    ..Genomic sequence analyses revealed that Morex possesses an intact HvFT3 gene, whereas most of this gene has been lost in Steptoe. These data strongly suggest that HvFT3 may be identical to Ppd-H2...
  7. doi request reprint Efficient transformation of wheat by using a mutated rice acetolactate synthase gene as a selectable marker
    Taiichi Ogawa
    Plant Genome Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Kan non dai 2 1 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8602, Japan
    Plant Cell Rep 27:1325-31. 2008
    ..This report is the first to describe a selection system for wheat transformation that uses a selectable marker gene of plant origin...
  8. ncbi request reprint Genes for alkaline/neutral invertase in rice: alkaline/neutral invertases are located in plant mitochondria and also in plastids
    Seiji Murayama
    Research Team for Crop Cold Tolerance, National Agricultural Research Center for Hokkaido Region, 1 Hitsuji ga oka, Sapporo 062 8555, Japan
    Planta 225:1193-203. 2007
    ..These results clearly indicate that some of alkaline/neutral invertases are located in plant organelles, mitochondria and plastids, and that they might have a novel physiological function in plant organelles...
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification of quantitative trait loci for ABA responsiveness at the seedling stage associated with ABA-regulated gene expression in common wheat
    Fuminori Kobayashi
    Plant Genome Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, 2 1 2 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8602, Japan
    Theor Appl Genet 121:629-41. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Diversity in the complexity of phosphate starvation transcriptomes among rice cultivars based on RNA-Seq profiles
    Youko Oono
    Plant Genome Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Kannondai 2 1 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8602, Japan
    Plant Mol Biol 83:523-37. 2013
    ..This study can be used for identification of genes and gene networks associated with environmental stress and the development of novel strategies for improving tolerance to phosphate starvation in rice and other cereal crops. ..
  11. pmc Genome-Wide Transcriptome Analysis Reveals that Cadmium Stress Signaling Controls the Expression of Genes in Drought Stress Signal Pathways in Rice
    Youko Oono
    Agrogenomics Research Center, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e96946. 2014
    ..Our examination of this transcriptional network provides useful information for further studies of the molecular mechanisms of plant adaptation to Cd exposure and the improvement of tolerance in crop species. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint PnMADS1, encoding an StMADS11-clade protein, acts as a repressor of flowering in Pharbitis nil
    Rie Kikuchi
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Physiol Plant 133:786-93. 2008
    ..PnMADS1 also interacts with PnSAH3, an AP1-clade protein, suggesting that PnMADS1 has a functional role in flower formation as a heterodimer with other MADS-box protein(s)...
  13. pmc Characterisation of the wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) transcriptome by de novo assembly for the discovery of phosphate starvation-responsive genes: gene expression in Pi-stressed wheat
    Youko Oono
    Agrogenomics Research Center, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, 2 1 2 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8602, Japan
    BMC Genomics 14:77. 2013
    ..To elucidate these mechanisms, we used RNA-Seq methods to generate transcriptome profiles of the wheat variety 'Chinese Spring' responding to 10 days of Pi starvation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Origin of the CMS gene locus in rapeseed cybrid mitochondria: active and inactive recombination produces the complex CMS gene region in the mitochondrial genomes of Brassicaceae
    Masao Oshima
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 85:311-8. 2010
    ..We report results indicating that recombination events within the mitochondrial genomes are regulated at the level of specific repeat sequences depending on the cellular environment...
  15. ncbi request reprint The identification of quantitative trait loci that control the paternal inheritance of a mitochondrial plasmid in rapeseed (Brassica napus L.)
    Masao Oshima
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 87:19-27. 2012
    ..Their explained phenotypic variances were 25.0%, 22.2% and 37.1%, respectively. These results suggest that the paternal inheritance of the mitochondrial plasmid is controlled by a relatively small number of nuclear genes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Linear plasmids in plant mitochondria: peaceful coexistences or malicious invasions?
    Hirokazu Handa
    Plant Genome Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, 2 1 2 Kan non dai, Tsukuba 305 8602, Japan
    Mitochondrion 8:15-25. 2008
    ..In this review, the main features of these unique DNAs present in plant mitochondria are described...
  17. ncbi request reprint Molecular breeding of a novel herbicide-tolerant rice by gene targeting
    Masaki Endo
    Plant Genetic Engineering Research Unit, Division of Plant Sciences, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, 2 1 2, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8602, Japan
    Plant J 52:157-66. 2007
    ..These results indicate that our GT method has successfully created novel herbicide-tolerant rice plants that are superior to those produced by conventional mutation breeding protocols or transgenic technology...
  18. pmc RNA sequencing-mediated transcriptome analysis of rice plants in endoplasmic reticulum stress conditions
    Yuhya Wakasa
    Functional Transgenic Crops Research Unit, Genetically Modified Organism Research Center, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Kannondai 2 1 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8602, Japan
    BMC Plant Biol 14:101. 2014
    ....
  19. pmc Next-generation survey sequencing and the molecular organization of wheat chromosome 6B
    Tsuyoshi Tanaka
    1Bioinformatics Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba 305 8602, Japan
    DNA Res 21:103-14. 2014
    ..A comparative analysis of the genomic sequences of wheat 6B and monocot plants clearly indicated the evolutionary conservation of gene contents. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Gibberellin regulates mitochondrial pyruvate dehydrogenase activity in rice
    Asad Jan
    National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, 305 8602 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 47:244-53. 2006
    ..These results suggest that gibberellin modulates the activity of mtPDC by regulating OsPDK1 expression and subsequently controlling plant growth and development...
  21. ncbi request reprint Plant mitochondria, more unique than ever
    Allan G Rasmusson
    Lund University, Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Lund, Sweden
    Mitochondrion 8:1-4. 2008