Takashi Murata

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Basic Biology
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Imaging the mitotic spindle by spinning disk microscopy in tobacco suspension cultured cells
    Takashi Murata
    Department of Basic Biology, School of Life Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies Nishigonaka, 38 Myodaiji cho, Okazaki, Aichi, 444 8585, Japan
    Methods Mol Biol 1136:47-55. 2014
  2. pmc Mechanism of microtubule array expansion in the cytokinetic phragmoplast
    Takashi Murata
    Division of Evolutionary Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Nat Commun 4:1967. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Microtubule-dependent microtubule nucleation in plant cells
    Takashi Murata
    National Institute for Basic Biology, Myodaiji cho, Okazaki, Aichi 444 8585, Japan
    J Plant Res 120:73-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Microtubule-dependent microtubule nucleation based on recruitment of gamma-tubulin in higher plants
    Takashi Murata
    National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Nat Cell Biol 7:961-8. 2005
  5. pmc Kinesins are indispensable for interdigitation of phragmoplast microtubules in the moss Physcomitrella patens
    Yuji Hiwatashi
    National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Plant Cell 20:3094-106. 2008
  6. pmc Physcomitrella cyclin-dependent kinase A links cell cycle reactivation to other cellular changes during reprogramming of leaf cells
    Masaki Ishikawa
    Exploratory Research for Advanced Technology, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Plant Cell 23:2924-38. 2011
  7. pmc A polycomb repressive complex 2 gene regulates apogamy and gives evolutionary insights into early land plant evolution
    Yosuke Okano
    National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:16321-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint ANXUR1 and 2, sister genes to FERONIA/SIRENE, are male factors for coordinated fertilization
    Saori Miyazaki
    National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Curr Biol 19:1327-31. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Gamma-tubulin distribution during cortical microtubule reorganization at the M/G1 interface in tobacco BY-2 cells
    Fumi Kumagai
    Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
    Eur J Cell Biol 82:43-51. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint An extraction method for tobacco mosaic virus movement protein localizing in plasmodesmata
    Mitsuko Kishi-Kaboshi
    Department of Life Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Protoplasma 225:85-92. 2005

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Imaging the mitotic spindle by spinning disk microscopy in tobacco suspension cultured cells
    Takashi Murata
    Department of Basic Biology, School of Life Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies Nishigonaka, 38 Myodaiji cho, Okazaki, Aichi, 444 8585, Japan
    Methods Mol Biol 1136:47-55. 2014
    ..Here, we describe these methods and provide step-by-step protocols for certain key steps. We also describe a method for application and removal of inhibitors. ..
  2. pmc Mechanism of microtubule array expansion in the cytokinetic phragmoplast
    Takashi Murata
    Division of Evolutionary Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Nat Commun 4:1967. 2013
    ..We propose that cycles of attachment of γ-tubulin complexes onto the microtubule bundles, microtubule nucleation and bundling, accompanied by minus-end-directed motility, drive the centrifugal development of the phragmoplast...
  3. ncbi request reprint Microtubule-dependent microtubule nucleation in plant cells
    Takashi Murata
    National Institute for Basic Biology, Myodaiji cho, Okazaki, Aichi 444 8585, Japan
    J Plant Res 120:73-8. 2007
    ..In this review we briefly summarize the mechanism of microtubule-dependent microtubule nucleation and discuss a possible role of this mechanism in other cellular processes and their evolution...
  4. ncbi request reprint Microtubule-dependent microtubule nucleation based on recruitment of gamma-tubulin in higher plants
    Takashi Murata
    National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Nat Cell Biol 7:961-8. 2005
    ..We propose that a cytoplasmic gamma-tubulin complex shuttles between the cytoplasm and the side of a cortical microtubule, and has nucleation activity only when bound to the microtubule...
  5. pmc Kinesins are indispensable for interdigitation of phragmoplast microtubules in the moss Physcomitrella patens
    Yuji Hiwatashi
    National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Plant Cell 20:3094-106. 2008
    ..This suggests that the kinesins, the antiparallel microtubule bundles with interdigitation, or both are necessary for proper progression of cell wall expansion...
  6. pmc Physcomitrella cyclin-dependent kinase A links cell cycle reactivation to other cellular changes during reprogramming of leaf cells
    Masaki Ishikawa
    Exploratory Research for Advanced Technology, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Plant Cell 23:2924-38. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that cell cycle progression is coordinated with other cellular changes by the concomitant regulation through CDKA;1...
  7. pmc A polycomb repressive complex 2 gene regulates apogamy and gives evolutionary insights into early land plant evolution
    Yosuke Okano
    National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:16321-6. 2009
    ..Our study provides insights into the role of PRC2 gene regulation for sustaining evolutionary innovation in land plants...
  8. doi request reprint ANXUR1 and 2, sister genes to FERONIA/SIRENE, are male factors for coordinated fertilization
    Saori Miyazaki
    National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Curr Biol 19:1327-31. 2009
    ..Our findings show that the coordinated behaviors of female and male reproductive apparatuses are regulated by these sister genes, whose duplication might play a role in the evolution of the fertilization system in flowering plants...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gamma-tubulin distribution during cortical microtubule reorganization at the M/G1 interface in tobacco BY-2 cells
    Fumi Kumagai
    Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
    Eur J Cell Biol 82:43-51. 2003
    ..Based on the results, it was confirmed that daughter nuclear surfaces acted as origins of cortical microtubules, and that further reorganization occurred on the cell cortex...
  10. ncbi request reprint An extraction method for tobacco mosaic virus movement protein localizing in plasmodesmata
    Mitsuko Kishi-Kaboshi
    Department of Life Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Protoplasma 225:85-92. 2005
    ..As some endogenous proteins were coeluted with MP by the treatment, this extraction method might be a powerful tool for investigating MP-interacting proteins in branched PD...
  11. ncbi request reprint MIP-T3 associates with IL-13Ralpha1 and suppresses STAT6 activation in response to IL-13 stimulation
    Yamei Niu
    Division of Molecular Pharmacology of Infectious Agents, Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki 852 8521, Japan
    FEBS Lett 550:139-43. 2003
    ..These results suggest that MIP-T3 is a novel inhibitor of IL-13 signaling and may be a useful molecule in ameliorating various conditions in which IL-13 plays a central role...
  12. ncbi request reprint Improved method for visualizing coated pits, microfilaments, and microtubules in cryofixed and freeze-substituted plant cells
    Takashi Murata
    Department of Life Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Electron Microsc (Tokyo) 51:133-6. 2002
    ..The combination of a 40 degrees C OsO4 staining step followed by staining with uranyl acetate at 4 degrees C should prove useful for more detailed plant cytoskeletal/membrane studies in the future...