Research Topics

Genomes and Genes


Kenta Sumiyama


Affiliation: National Institute of Genetics
Country: Japan


  1. Suster M, Sumiyama K, Kawakami K. Transposon-mediated BAC transgenesis in zebrafish and mice. BMC Genomics. 2009;10:477 pubmed publisher
  2. Sumiyama K, Kawakami K, Yagita K. A simple and highly efficient transgenesis method in mice with the Tol2 transposon system and cytoplasmic microinjection. Genomics. 2010;95:306-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Considering its simplicity and perfect compatibility with existing pronuclear microinjection facilities, we propose that the Tol2:CI method is applicable to high throughput functional genomics studies...
  3. Sumiyama K, Saitou N. Loss-of-function mutation in a repressor module of human-specifically activated enhancer HACNS1. Mol Biol Evol. 2011;28:3005-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This result infers that loss of function in the HACNS1 81-bp region, possibly via a BGC, played an important role in human-specific evolution. ..