Kenji Saitoh

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Affiliation: National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial genomics of ostariophysan fishes: perspectives on phylogeny and biogeography
    Kenji Saitoh
    Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute, Shinhama, Shiogama 985 0001, Japan
    J Mol Evol 56:464-72. 2003
  2. pmc Evolutionary history of Otophysi (Teleostei), a major clade of the modern freshwater fishes: Pangaean origin and Mesozoic radiation
    Masanori Nakatani
    Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 5 1 5Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa shi, Chiba 277 8564, Japan
    BMC Evol Biol 11:177. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial gene introgression between spined loaches via hybridogenesis
    Kenji Saitoh
    Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute, Shinharam, Shiogama 985 0001, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 21:795-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Mitotic and meiotic analyses of the 'large race' of Cobitis striata, a polyploid spined loach of hybrid origin
    Kenji Saitoh
    Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute, Shinhama, Shiogama, Japan
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 51:101-5. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Extensive hybridization and tetrapolyploidy in spined loach fish
    Kenji Saitoh
    National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, Fukuura, Kanazawa, Yokohama 236 8648, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:1001-10. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Reducing cloning artifacts for recovery of allelic sequences by T7 endonuclease I cleavage and single re-extension of PCR products--a benchmark
    Kenji Saitoh
    Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute, Shinhama, Shiogama 985 0001 Japan
    Gene 423:92-5. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Nonsynonymous site heteroplasmy in fish mitochondrial DNA
    Yuya Shigenobu
    Department of Fisheries Science, Kitasato University, Ofunato, Iwate, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 80:297-301. 2005
  8. pmc Evolutionary changes of multiple visual pigment genes in the complete genome of Pacific bluefin tuna
    Yoji Nakamura
    Research Center for Aquatic Genomics, National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, Fisheries Research Agency, Kanazawa, Yokohama 236 8648, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:11061-6. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships of Danio within the order Cypriniformes: a framework for comparative and evolutionary studies of a model species
    Richard L Mayden
    Department of Biology, 3507 Laclede Avenue, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63103, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 308:642-54. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Phylogenetic utility of two existing and four novel nuclear gene loci in reconstructing Tree of Life of ray-finned fishes: the order Cypriniformes (Ostariophysi) as a case study
    Wei Jen Chen
    Department of Biology, Saint Louis University, 3507 Laclede Avenue, St Louis, MO 63103 2010, USA
    Gene 423:125-34. 2008

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial genomics of ostariophysan fishes: perspectives on phylogeny and biogeography
    Kenji Saitoh
    Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute, Shinhama, Shiogama 985 0001, Japan
    J Mol Evol 56:464-72. 2003
    ..This helps to explain the present geographic distribution of characiphysans...
  2. pmc Evolutionary history of Otophysi (Teleostei), a major clade of the modern freshwater fishes: Pangaean origin and Mesozoic radiation
    Masanori Nakatani
    Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 5 1 5Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa shi, Chiba 277 8564, Japan
    BMC Evol Biol 11:177. 2011
    ..To gain insight into the history of otophysan diversification, we constructed a timetree based on whole mitogenome sequences across 110 species representing 55 of the 64 families...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial gene introgression between spined loaches via hybridogenesis
    Kenji Saitoh
    Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute, Shinharam, Shiogama 985 0001, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 21:795-8. 2004
    ..hankugensis sperm. If the hybrid carries C. longicorpus mitochondrial genome, the regenerated C. hankugensis is a nucleo-cytoplasmic hybrid, thus accomplishing the unusual mode of mitochondrial gene introgression...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mitotic and meiotic analyses of the 'large race' of Cobitis striata, a polyploid spined loach of hybrid origin
    Kenji Saitoh
    Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute, Shinhama, Shiogama, Japan
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 51:101-5. 2003
    ..Quadrivalent formation with chiasmata indicates the presence of homologous segments capable of crossing-over between two genomes. Thus, the general polyploid model is also applicable to this case of polyploidy...
  5. doi request reprint Extensive hybridization and tetrapolyploidy in spined loach fish
    Kenji Saitoh
    National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, Fukuura, Kanazawa, Yokohama 236 8648, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:1001-10. 2010
    ..striata has nuclear alleles of both C. biwae and C. striata and mtDNA of C. biwae. It is an allotetraploid with C. biwae as the mother. Our analyses also reveal an onset of genome reshaping after the allotetraploidization...
  6. doi request reprint Reducing cloning artifacts for recovery of allelic sequences by T7 endonuclease I cleavage and single re-extension of PCR products--a benchmark
    Kenji Saitoh
    Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute, Shinhama, Shiogama 985 0001 Japan
    Gene 423:92-5. 2008
    ..Because re-extension in a diluted reaction mixture is quick, inexpensive and effective, it is advisable to use this procedure for recovery of chromosomal alleles with PCR cloning...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nonsynonymous site heteroplasmy in fish mitochondrial DNA
    Yuya Shigenobu
    Department of Fisheries Science, Kitasato University, Ofunato, Iwate, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 80:297-301. 2005
    ..The heteroplasmic site was at the 2nd position of 450th codon. We also verified heteroplasmy at these sites by sequencing cloned fragments...
  8. pmc Evolutionary changes of multiple visual pigment genes in the complete genome of Pacific bluefin tuna
    Yoji Nakamura
    Research Center for Aquatic Genomics, National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, Fisheries Research Agency, Kanazawa, Yokohama 236 8648, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:11061-6. 2013
    ..These findings provide basic information on behavioral traits of predatory fish and, thereby, could help to improve the technology to culture such fish in captivity for resource management. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships of Danio within the order Cypriniformes: a framework for comparative and evolutionary studies of a model species
    Richard L Mayden
    Department of Biology, 3507 Laclede Avenue, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63103, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 308:642-54. 2007
    ..Danio rerio is sister to D. kyathit among the species of Danio evaluated in this analysis. Microrasbora and Rasbora are non-monophyletic assemblages; however, Boraras is monophyletic...
  10. doi request reprint Phylogenetic utility of two existing and four novel nuclear gene loci in reconstructing Tree of Life of ray-finned fishes: the order Cypriniformes (Ostariophysi) as a case study
    Wei Jen Chen
    Department of Biology, Saint Louis University, 3507 Laclede Avenue, St Louis, MO 63103 2010, USA
    Gene 423:125-34. 2008
    ..Phylogenetic performance of each gene, as well as their implications in the investigation of the evolution of cypriniform fishes were assessed and discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Molecular systematics of the gonorynchiform fishes (Teleostei) based on whole mitogenome sequences: implications for higher-level relationships within the Otocephala
    Sébastien Lavoué
    Department of Marine Bioscience, Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Nakano Ku, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:165-77. 2005
    ..This result challenges the value of reductive or absent characters as synapomorphies in this group...
  12. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships among anchovies, sardines, herrings and their relatives (Clupeiformes), inferred from whole mitogenome sequences
    Sébastien Lavoué
    Department of Marine Bioscience, Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, 1 15 1 Minamidai, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:1096-105. 2007
    ..Instead, our mitogenomic data provide strong support for new clades within the Clupeidae, some of which are composed of members of more than one of the previously accepted subfamilies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Origin and dispersal of bluegill sunfish, Lepomis macrochirus, in Japan and Korea
    Kouichi Kawamura
    Faculty of Bioresources, Mie University, Tsu, Japan
    Mol Ecol 15:613-21. 2006
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