Niji Ohta

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Affiliation: Saitama University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Complete sequence and analysis of the plastid genome of the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Niji Ohta
    Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo ohkubo, Sakura, Saitama, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    DNA Res 10:67-77. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Functional analysis of the plastid and nuclear encoded CbbX proteins of Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Kiyohito Fujita
    Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Saitama City, Saitama, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 83:135-42. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Expression and localization of two SecA homologs in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Yosuke Koyama
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 76:417-22. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the nuclear- and plastid-encoded secA-homologous genes in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Yosuke Koyama
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 75:2073-8. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny and evolution of the plastid and nuclear encoded cbbX genes in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Kiyohito Fujita
    Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Saitama City, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 83:127-33. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Genome sequence of the ultrasmall unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae 10D
    Motomichi Matsuzaki
    Department of Biomedical Chemistry, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nature 428:653-7. 2004
  7. pmc Detection and localization of a chloroplast-encoded HU-like protein that organizes chloroplast nucleoids
    Tamaki Kobayashi
    Department of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Plant Cell 14:1579-89. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Complete sequence and analysis of the plastid genome of the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Niji Ohta
    Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo ohkubo, Sakura, Saitama, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    DNA Res 10:67-77. 2003
    ..Our phylogenetic results suggest that the Cyanidiophyceae, including C. merolae, are a basal clade within the red lineage plastids...
  2. ncbi request reprint Functional analysis of the plastid and nuclear encoded CbbX proteins of Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Kiyohito Fujita
    Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Saitama City, Saitama, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 83:135-42. 2008
    ..We discuss the mechanism by which the nuclear and plastid CbbX proteins regulate the RuBisCO operon of C. merolae...
  3. ncbi request reprint Expression and localization of two SecA homologs in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Yosuke Koyama
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 76:417-22. 2012
    ..We were also able to determine the localization of both SecAs to the chloroplast by immunofluorescence and immunoelectron microscopy. We suggest that SecA(nuc) has an important role in the chloroplast at high temperatures...
  4. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the nuclear- and plastid-encoded secA-homologous genes in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Yosuke Koyama
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 75:2073-8. 2011
    ..We propose that the two SecA homologs play different roles in protein translocation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny and evolution of the plastid and nuclear encoded cbbX genes in the unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Kiyohito Fujita
    Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Saitama City, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 83:127-33. 2008
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  6. ncbi request reprint Genome sequence of the ultrasmall unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae 10D
    Motomichi Matsuzaki
    Department of Biomedical Chemistry, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nature 428:653-7. 2004
    ..These results indicate that the C. merolae genome provides a model system with a simple gene composition for studying the origin, evolution and fundamental mechanisms of eukaryotic cells...
  7. pmc Detection and localization of a chloroplast-encoded HU-like protein that organizes chloroplast nucleoids
    Tamaki Kobayashi
    Department of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Plant Cell 14:1579-89. 2002
    ..These results indicate that HC, a bacteria-derived histone-like protein, primarily organizes cpDNA into the nucleoid...