Yoshitomo Kikuchi

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Efficient colonization of the bean bug Riptortus pedestris by an environmentally transmitted Burkholderia symbiont
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Hokkaido Center, Sapporo, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:2088-91. 2013
  2. pmc Host-symbiont co-speciation and reductive genome evolution in gut symbiotic bacteria of acanthosomatid stinkbugs
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    BMC Biol 7:2. 2009
  3. pmc An ancient but promiscuous host-symbiont association between Burkholderia gut symbionts and their heteropteran hosts
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Hokkaido Center, Sapporo, Japan
    ISME J 5:446-60. 2011
  4. pmc Specific developmental window for establishment of an insect-microbe gut symbiosis
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Hokkaido Center, 2 17 2 1 Tsukisamu Higashi, Toyohira, Sapporo 062 8517, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:4075-81. 2011
  5. pmc Diversity of Wolbachia endosymbionts in heteropteran bugs
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Natural History Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University, Mito 310 8512, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:6082-90. 2003
  6. pmc Primary gut symbiont and secondary, Sodalis-allied symbiont of the Scutellerid stinkbug Cantao ocellatus
    Nahomi Kaiwa
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3486-94. 2010
  7. pmc Evolution of symbiotic organs and endosymbionts in lygaeid stinkbugs
    Yu Matsuura
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Japan
    ISME J 6:397-409. 2012
  8. pmc Phylogenetic position and peculiar genetic traits of a midgut bacterial symbiont of the stinkbug Parastrachia japonensis
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, 1 1 1 Higashi, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:4130-5. 2010
  9. pmc Gut symbiotic bacteria of the genus Burkholderia in the broad-headed bugs Riptortus clavatus and Leptocorisa chinensis (Heteroptera: Alydidae)
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Natural History Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University, Mito 310 8512, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4035-43. 2005
  10. pmc Wolbachia as a bacteriocyte-associated nutritional mutualist
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:769-74. 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Efficient colonization of the bean bug Riptortus pedestris by an environmentally transmitted Burkholderia symbiont
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Hokkaido Center, Sapporo, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:2088-91. 2013
    ..Here, we investigated the infective dose of the symbiont by experimental administration. The 50% infective dose was remarkably low, only 80 cells, indicating efficient colonization of the symbiont...
  2. pmc Host-symbiont co-speciation and reductive genome evolution in gut symbiotic bacteria of acanthosomatid stinkbugs
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    BMC Biol 7:2. 2009
    ..We investigated histological, ecological, phylogenetic, and genomic aspects of the unique gut symbiosis of the acanthosomatid stinkbugs...
  3. pmc An ancient but promiscuous host-symbiont association between Burkholderia gut symbionts and their heteropteran hosts
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Hokkaido Center, Sapporo, Japan
    ISME J 5:446-60. 2011
    ..Possible mechanisms as to how the environmentally transmitted promiscuous symbiotic association has been stably maintained in the evolutionary course are discussed...
  4. pmc Specific developmental window for establishment of an insect-microbe gut symbiosis
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Hokkaido Center, 2 17 2 1 Tsukisamu Higashi, Toyohira, Sapporo 062 8517, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:4075-81. 2011
    ..Potential mechanisms involved in infection competence and possible reasons why the infection preferentially occurs in the 2nd instar are discussed...
  5. pmc Diversity of Wolbachia endosymbionts in heteropteran bugs
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Natural History Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University, Mito 310 8512, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:6082-90. 2003
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  6. pmc Primary gut symbiont and secondary, Sodalis-allied symbiont of the Scutellerid stinkbug Cantao ocellatus
    Nahomi Kaiwa
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3486-94. 2010
    ..Biological aspects of the primary gut symbiont and the secondary Sodalis-allied symbiont are discussed...
  7. pmc Evolution of symbiotic organs and endosymbionts in lygaeid stinkbugs
    Yu Matsuura
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Japan
    ISME J 6:397-409. 2012
    ..The designation 'Candidatus Schneideria nysicola' is proposed for the endosymbiont clade...
  8. pmc Phylogenetic position and peculiar genetic traits of a midgut bacterial symbiont of the stinkbug Parastrachia japonensis
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, 1 1 1 Higashi, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:4130-5. 2010
    ..The possibility that the symbiont is involved in uric acid recycling is discussed. The designation "Candidatus Benitsuchiphilus tojoi" is proposed for the symbiont...
  9. pmc Gut symbiotic bacteria of the genus Burkholderia in the broad-headed bugs Riptortus clavatus and Leptocorisa chinensis (Heteroptera: Alydidae)
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Natural History Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University, Mito 310 8512, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4035-43. 2005
    ..chinensis did not form clades but were intermingled in the phylogeny, suggesting that horizontal transmission of the symbiont might have occasionally occurred between populations and species of the bugs...
  10. pmc Wolbachia as a bacteriocyte-associated nutritional mutualist
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:769-74. 2010
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  11. pmc Gene expression in gut symbiotic organ of stinkbug affected by extracellular bacterial symbiont
    Ryo Futahashi
    Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e64557. 2013
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  12. pmc Symbiont-mediated insecticide resistance
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Bioproduction Research Institute, Hokkaido Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Sapporo 062 8517, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:8618-22. 2012
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  13. pmc Strict host-symbiont cospeciation and reductive genome evolution in insect gut bacteria
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    PLoS Biol 4:e337. 2006
    ..Furthermore, comparative analyses of the sister groups, the endocellular Buchnera and the extracellular Ishikawaella, would lead to insights into how the different symbiotic lifestyles have affected their genomic evolution...
  14. ncbi request reprint The making of symbiont capsule in the plataspid stinkbug Megacopta punctatissima
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 54:471-7. 2005
    ..Ecological and evolutionary implications of the highly developed, female-specific system for symbiont transmission were discussed...
  15. pmc Obligate symbiont involved in pest status of host insect
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1979-84. 2007
    ..Our finding sheds new light on the evolutionary origin of insect pests, potentially leading to novel approaches to pest control and management...
  16. pmc Insect-microbe mutualism without vertical transmission: a stinkbug acquires a beneficial gut symbiont from the environment every generation
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:4308-16. 2007
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  17. pmc Polyphyly of gut symbionts in stinkbugs of the family Cydnidae
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:4758-61. 2012
    ..All of the symbionts were species specific, and constituted at least four distinct lineages in the Gammaproteobacteria, indicating multiple evolutionary origins of the gut symbionts among the burrower bugs...
  18. pmc Novel clade of alphaproteobacterial endosymbionts associated with stinkbugs and other arthropods
    Yu Matsuura
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:4149-56. 2012
    ..The designation "Candidatus Lariskella arthropodarum" is proposed for the endosymbiont clade...
  19. ncbi request reprint How many symbionts are provided by mothers, acquired by offspring, and needed for successful vertical transmission in an obligate insect-bacterium mutualism?
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Mol Ecol 16:5316-25. 2007
    ..These results illuminate several ecological factors that may be relevant to parental and offspring controls over symbiotic resource allocation through host insect generations...
  20. pmc Endosymbiotic bacteria in the esophageal organ of glossiphoniid leeches
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Natural History Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University, Mito 310 8512, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:4637-41. 2002
    ..The nucleotide compositions of the 16S rRNA gene from the leech symbionts were highly AT biased (53.7%)...
  21. pmc Symbiont acquisition alters behaviour of stinkbug nymphs
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Biol Lett 4:45-8. 2008
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  22. pmc Novel clade of Rickettsia spp. from leeches
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Natural History Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University, Mito 310 8512, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:999-1004. 2002
    ..7% (43 of 44) of T. tagoi leeches and 100% (9 of 9) of H. marginata leeches carried Rickettsia, suggesting that infection with Rickettsia is prevalent in these leeches. This is the first report of Rickettsia found in annelids...
  23. doi request reprint Laccase2 is required for cuticular pigmentation in stinkbugs
    Ryo Futahashi
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8566, Japan
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 41:191-6. 2011
    ..These results indicate that laccase2 gene is generally required for cuticular pigmentation in different stinkbug families, highlighting its conserved biological function across diverse insect taxa...
  24. ncbi request reprint Leeches and their microbiota: naturally simple symbiosis models
    Joerg Graf
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, 91 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06269 3125, USA
    Trends Microbiol 14:365-71. 2006
    ..The current knowledge and features of leech biology that promote the investigation of interspecific interactions (host-microbe and microbe-microbe) and their evolution are highlighted...
  25. pmc Spatial and temporal population dynamics of a naturally occurring two-species microbial community inside the digestive tract of the medicinal leech
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, 91 N Eagleville Rd, Unit 3125, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:1984-91. 2007
    ..The simplicity, symbiont-symbiont interaction, and mixed microcolonies of this naturally occurring, digestive-tract symbiosis lay the foundation for understanding the more complex communities residing in most animals...
  26. pmc Interaction between innate immune cells and a bacterial type III secretion system in mutualistic and pathogenic associations
    Adam C Silver
    Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:9481-6. 2007
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