Akihiro Kubo

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Environmental Studies
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Glycosylation of bisphenol A by freshwater microalgae
    Nobuyoshi Nakajima
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Onogawa 16 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Chemosphere 69:934-41. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Processing of bisphenol A by plant tissues: glucosylation by cultured BY-2 cells and glucosylation/translocation by plants of Nicotiana tabacum
    Nobuyoshi Nakajima
    Biodiversity Research Project, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8506 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 43:1036-42. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Ethylene and salicylic acid control glutathione biosynthesis in ozone-exposed Arabidopsis thaliana
    Seiji Yoshida
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8577, Japan
    Physiol Plant 136:284-98. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Seeds of a possible natural hybrid between herbicide-resistant Brassica napus and Brassica rapa detected on a riverbank in Japan
    Mitsuko Aono
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan
    GM Crops 2:201-10. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Salicylic acid accumulation under O3 exposure is regulated by ethylene in tobacco plants
    Daisuke Ogawa
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8572 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 46:1062-72. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Transcriptome analysis of O3-exposed Arabidopsis reveals that multiple signal pathways act mutually antagonistically to induce gene expression
    Masanori Tamaoki
    Biodiversity Conservation Research Project, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8506 Japan
    Plant Mol Biol 53:443-56. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint O2- activates leaf injury, ethylene and salicylic acid synthesis, and the expression of O3-induced genes in O3-exposed tobacco
    Daisuke Ogawa
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Z Naturforsch C 61:856-64. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The isochorismate pathway is negatively regulated by salicylic acid signaling in O3-exposed Arabidopsis
    Daisuke Ogawa
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Planta 226:1277-85. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint A method for diagnosis of plant environmental stresses by gene expression profiling using a cDNA macroarray
    Masanori Tamaoki
    Biodiversity Conservation Research Project, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Environ Pollut 131:137-45. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Monitoring the occurrence of genetically modified oilseed rape growing along a Japanese roadside: 3-year observations
    Toru Nishizawa
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba 305 8506, Japan
    Environ Biosafety Res 8:33-44. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Glycosylation of bisphenol A by freshwater microalgae
    Nobuyoshi Nakajima
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Onogawa 16 2, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Chemosphere 69:934-41. 2007
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  2. ncbi request reprint Processing of bisphenol A by plant tissues: glucosylation by cultured BY-2 cells and glucosylation/translocation by plants of Nicotiana tabacum
    Nobuyoshi Nakajima
    Biodiversity Research Project, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8506 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 43:1036-42. 2002
    ..These metabolites were accumulated in the leaves after 4 h exposure, indicating that tobacco seedlings absorbed BPA through their root systems, metabolized to its beta-glucoside and translocated the metabolites to their leaves...
  3. doi request reprint Ethylene and salicylic acid control glutathione biosynthesis in ozone-exposed Arabidopsis thaliana
    Seiji Yoshida
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8577, Japan
    Physiol Plant 136:284-98. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that ethylene and salicylic acid protect against ozone-induced leaf injury by increasing de novo biosynthesis of GSH...
  4. doi request reprint Seeds of a possible natural hybrid between herbicide-resistant Brassica napus and Brassica rapa detected on a riverbank in Japan
    Mitsuko Aono
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan
    GM Crops 2:201-10. 2011
    ..This observation strongly suggests the occurrence of hybridization between herbicide-resistant B. napus and escaped B. rapa and the probability of introgression of a herbicide-resistance gene into related escaped species...
  5. ncbi request reprint Salicylic acid accumulation under O3 exposure is regulated by ethylene in tobacco plants
    Daisuke Ogawa
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8572 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 46:1062-72. 2005
    ..These results indicate that ethylene promotes SA accumulation by regulating the expression of the CM and PAL genes in O3-exposed tobacco...
  6. ncbi request reprint Transcriptome analysis of O3-exposed Arabidopsis reveals that multiple signal pathways act mutually antagonistically to induce gene expression
    Masanori Tamaoki
    Biodiversity Conservation Research Project, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8506 Japan
    Plant Mol Biol 53:443-56. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint O2- activates leaf injury, ethylene and salicylic acid synthesis, and the expression of O3-induced genes in O3-exposed tobacco
    Daisuke Ogawa
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Z Naturforsch C 61:856-64. 2006
    ..We investigated the differences between the responses of Bel B and tiron-pretreated Bel W3 to O3 exposure, and we discuss the reasons for the resistance to O3 by comparing the phenotype of Bel B with that of tiron-pretreated Bel W3...
  8. ncbi request reprint The isochorismate pathway is negatively regulated by salicylic acid signaling in O3-exposed Arabidopsis
    Daisuke Ogawa
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Planta 226:1277-85. 2007
    ..Treatment of plants with SA also suppressed the enhancement of ICS1 expression by O3. These results suggest that SA synthesis is negatively regulated by SA signaling...
  9. ncbi request reprint A method for diagnosis of plant environmental stresses by gene expression profiling using a cDNA macroarray
    Masanori Tamaoki
    Biodiversity Conservation Research Project, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Environ Pollut 131:137-45. 2004
    ..We also made a mini-scale macroarray with 12 ESTs for diagnosis of the above environmental stresses in plants. These results illustrate the potential of our cDNA macroarray for diagnosis of various stresses in plants...
  10. doi request reprint Monitoring the occurrence of genetically modified oilseed rape growing along a Japanese roadside: 3-year observations
    Toru Nishizawa
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba 305 8506, Japan
    Environ Biosafety Res 8:33-44. 2009
    ..napus near Route 51. This is the first detailed report on the transition and distribution of herbicide-resistant oilseed rape plants following loss and spillage along Japanese roads...
  11. doi request reprint High-throughput capture of nucleotide sequence polymorphisms in three Brassica species (Brassicaceae) using DNA microarrays
    Toru Nishizawa
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Am J Bot 99:e94-6. 2012
    ..The polymorphic regions will allow the subsequent development of functional gene markers...
  12. doi request reprint Rapeseed species and environmental concerns related to loss of seeds of genetically modified oilseed rape in Japan
    Toru Nishizawa
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Onogawa, Tsukuba, Japan
    GM Crops 1:143-56. 2010
    ..In this paper, we review the history of rapeseed introduction in Japan and future concerns...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cytosolic dehydroascorbate reductase is important for ozone tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Seiji Yoshida
    Master s Program in Biosystem Studies, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8577 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 47:304-8. 2006
    ..5% lower. These results indicate that the apoplastic ascorbate, which is generated through the reduction of DHA by cytDHAR, is important for ozone tolerance...
  14. ncbi request reprint Detection of feral transgenic oilseed rape with multiple-herbicide resistance in Japan
    Mitsuko Aono
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, 305 8506, Japan
    Environ Biosafety Res 5:77-87. 2006
    ..As found in the previous study, no transgenic seeds were detected from B. rapa or B. juncea, and more extensive sampling is needed to determine whether introgression into these wild species has occurred...
  15. doi request reprint Genome-wide mapping of the ozone-responsive transcriptomes in rice panicle and seed tissues reveals novel insight into their regulatory events
    Kyoungwon Cho
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies NIES, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Biotechnol Lett 35:647-56. 2013
    ..Inventory of 745 O3-responsive genes and their mapping will expand our knowledge on novel regulatory processes in both panicles and grains of rice; and, serve as a resource towards the designing of rice crops for future high-O3world...
  16. ncbi request reprint Differential ozone sensitivity among Arabidopsis accessions and its relevance to ethylene synthesis
    Masanori Tamaoki
    Biodiversity Conservation Research Project, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8506 Japan
    Planta 216:552-60. 2003
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Development of visible markers for transgenic plants and their availability for environmental risk assessment
    Masanori Tamaoki
    Biodiversity Conservation Research Project, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Z Naturforsch C 61:377-86. 2006
    ..We also demonstrated that the GFP gene is possibly applicable as a selection marker in the process of generation of transgenic plants...
  18. ncbi request reprint Disruption of a gene encoding C4-dicarboxylate transporter-like protein increases ozone sensitivity through deregulation of the stomatal response in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Shoko Saji
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8506 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 49:2-10. 2008
    ..These results suggest that OZS1 helps to close stomata, being not involved in the responses to these signals...
  19. doi request reprint Integrated transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics analyses to survey ozone responses in the leaves of rice seedling
    Kyoungwon Cho
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    J Proteome Res 7:2980-98. 2008
    ..This systematic survey showed that O(3) triggers a chain reaction of altered gene, protein and metabolite expressions involved in multiple cellular processes in rice...
  20. doi request reprint Rice OsSIPK and its orthologs: a "central master switch" for stress responses
    Kyoungwon Cho
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 379:649-53. 2009
    ..In this minireview, we discuss the recent progress on rice OsSIPK and its orthologs as a "central master switch" for mediating plant responses against ozone, wounding, and JA as examples...
  21. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the escape of transgenic oilseed rape around Japanese ports and roadsides
    Hikaru Saji
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, 305 8506, Japan
    Environ Biosafety Res 4:217-22. 2005
    ..rapa and B. juncea). To our knowledge, this is the first published example of feral, transgenic populations occurring in a nation where the transgenic crop has not been cultivated commercially...
  22. ncbi request reprint CDNA microarray assessment for ozone-stressed Arabidopsis thaliana
    Takashi Matsuyama
    Environmental Biology Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Environ Pollut 117:191-4. 2002
    ..With this method, we have been able to detect and discriminate between plants stressed by ozone, drought, or wounding...
  23. ncbi request reprint Novel rice OsSIPK is a multiple stress responsive MAPK family member showing rhythmic expression at mRNA level
    Mi Ok Lee
    Department of Molecular Biology, College of Natural Science, Sejong University, Gwangjin gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Planta 227:981-90. 2008
    ..Finally, we showed that the OsSIPK protein is localized to the nucleus. From these results, OsSIPK can be implicated in diverse stimuli-responsive signaling cascades and transcription of certain genes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Isolation of an ozone-sensitive and jasmonate-semi-insensitive Arabidopsis mutant (oji1)
    Machi Kanna
    Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, 226 8501 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 44:1301-10. 2003
    ..These results suggest that the ozone sensitivity of oji1 is caused by the increase in ozone-induced emission of ethylene as a result of low sensitivity to jasmonate, which plays defensive roles under stress conditions...
  25. ncbi request reprint Gel-based proteomics reveals potential novel protein markers of ozone stress in leaves of cultivated bean and maize species of Panama
    Nilka Lineth Torres
    University Regional Center of Azuero, Chitre, Herrera, Republic of Panama
    Electrophoresis 28:4369-81. 2007
    ..Out of these, ten and nine nonredundant proteins in bean and maize, respectively, were identified by MS. A novel pathogenesis-related protein 2 may serve as a potential marker for O(3) stress in bean...
  26. ncbi request reprint Proteome analysis of differentially displayed proteins as a tool for investigating ozone stress in rice (Oryza sativa L.) seedlings
    Ganesh Kumar Agrawal
    Research Laboratory for Agricultural Biotechnology and Biochemistry RLABB, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Proteomics 2:947-59. 2002
    ..Present results demonstrate the highly damaging effect of ozone on rice seedlings at the level of the proteome...