Makoto Ikeya


Affiliation: RIKEN Brain Science Institute
Country: Japan


  1. Ikeya M, Kawada M, Nakazawa Y, Sakuragi M, Sasai N, Ueno M, et al. Gene disruption/knock-in analysis of mONT3: vector construction by employing both in vivo and in vitro recombinations. Int J Dev Biol. 2005;49:807-23 pubmed
    ..In addition, this method is applicable to rapid generation of transgenic vectors, demonstrating its versatility in reverse genetic studies. ..
  2. Ikeya M, Nosaka T, Fukushima K, Kawada M, Furuta Y, Kitamura T, et al. Twisted gastrulation mutation suppresses skeletal defect phenotypes in Crossveinless 2 mutant mice. Mech Dev. 2008;125:832-42 pubmed publisher
    ..We also present genetic evidence for the context-dependent functional relationship between Tsg and Cv2 during mouse development. ..
  3. Ikeya M, Fukushima K, Kawada M, Onishi S, Furuta Y, Yonemura S, et al. Cv2, functioning as a pro-BMP factor via twisted gastrulation, is required for early development of nephron precursors. Dev Biol. 2010;337:405-14 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings revealed the molecular hierarchy between extracellular modifiers that orchestrate local BMP signal peaks in the organogenetic microenvironment. ..