Hikaru Saji

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Affiliation: National Institute for Environmental Studies
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Plasma membrane protein OsMCA1 is involved in regulation of hypo-osmotic shock-induced Ca2+ influx and modulates generation of reactive oxygen species in cultured rice cells
    Takamitsu Kurusu
    Department of Applied Biological Science, Tokyo University of Science, 2641 Yamazaki, Noda, Chiba, Japan
    BMC Plant Biol 12:11. 2012
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  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. 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
  10. 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

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  1. pmc Plasma membrane protein OsMCA1 is involved in regulation of hypo-osmotic shock-induced Ca2+ influx and modulates generation of reactive oxygen species in cultured rice cells
    Takamitsu Kurusu
    Department of Applied Biological Science, Tokyo University of Science, 2641 Yamazaki, Noda, Chiba, Japan
    BMC Plant Biol 12:11. 2012
    ..However, molecular bases and regulatory mechanisms for early osmotic signaling events remain poorly elucidated...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
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  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  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. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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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  15. 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...
  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
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  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Spermidine synthase genes are essential for survival of Arabidopsis
    Akihiro Imai
    Division of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0810, Japan
    Plant Physiol 135:1565-73. 2004
    ..These data provide the first genetic evidence indicating a critical role of the spermidine synthase in plant embryo development...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc A methyl viologen-resistant mutant of Arabidopsis, which is allelic to ozone-sensitive rcd1, is tolerant to supplemental ultraviolet-B irradiation
    Takahiro Fujibe
    Division of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, 060 0810 Japan
    Plant Physiol 134:275-85. 2004
    ..rcd1 appears to be a mutant that constitutively shows stress responses, leading to accumulation of more pigments and AOS-scavenging enzymes without any stresses...
  24. ncbi request reprint A mitogen-activated protein kinase NtMPK4 activated by SIPKK is required for jasmonic acid signaling and involved in ozone tolerance via stomatal movement in tobacco
    Kenji Gomi
    Plant Physiology Department, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8602 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 46:1902-14. 2005
    ..These results suggest that NtMPK4 is involved in JA signaling and in stomatal movement...
  25. 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...
  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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of the RADICAL-INDUCED CELL DEATH1 (RCD1) gene of Arabidopsis causes weak rcd1 phenotype with compromised oxidative-stress responses
    Takahiro Fujibe
    Division of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 70:1827-31. 2006
    ..Subcellular localization of RCD1 was examined by transiently expressing green fluorescent protein (GFP) fused with RCD1 in onion epidermal cells. GFP signals are observed as aggregated foci in the inner nuclear matrix-like region...
  28. ncbi request reprint Diurnal change of cucumber CPD photolyase gene (CsPHR) expression and its physiological role in growth under UV-B irradiation
    Shinya Takahashi
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, 113 0033, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 43:342-9. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the diurnal change in CPD photorepair activity, which is presumably regulated by the transcript level of CsPHR, may play an important role in minimizing the growth inhibition due to UV-B irradiation...