Eiichiro Ono

Summary

Affiliation: Suntory Ltd
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Yellow flowers generated by expression of the aurone biosynthetic pathway
    Eiichiro Ono
    Institute for Advanced Technology, Department of Research and Development, and Institute for Healthcare Science, Suntory Ltd, 1 1 1 Wakayamadai, Mishima, Osaka 618 8503, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:11075-80. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Sequential glucosylation of a furofuran lignan, (+)-sesaminol, by Sesamum indicum UGT71A9 and UGT94D1 glucosyltransferases
    Akio Noguchi
    Institute for Health Care Science, Suntory Ltd, 1 1 1 Wakayamadai, Shimamoto, Mishima, Osaka 618 8503, Japan
    Plant J 54:415-27. 2008
  3. pmc Functional differentiation of the glycosyltransferases that contribute to the chemical diversity of bioactive flavonol glycosides in grapevines (Vitis vinifera)
    Eiichiro Ono
    Core Research Group, R and D Planing Division, Suntory Holdings Ltd, Shimamoto, Mishima, Osaka 618 8503, Japan
    Plant Cell 22:2856-71. 2010
  4. pmc Local differentiation of sugar donor specificity of flavonoid glycosyltransferase in Lamiales
    Akio Noguchi
    Institute for Health Care Science, Suntory Ltd, Suntory Research Center, Shimamoto, Mishima, Osaka 618 8503, Japan
    Plant Cell 21:1556-72. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Metabolic engineering of lignan biosynthesis in Forsythia cell culture
    Hyun Jung Kim
    Suntory Institute for Bioorganic Research, 1 1 1 Wakayamadai, Shimamoto, Mishima, Osaka, 618 8503, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 50:2200-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Co-pigmentation and flavonoid glycosyltransferases in blue Veronica persica flowers
    Eiichiro Ono
    Institute for Health Care Science, Suntory Ltd, Mishima, Osaka, Japan
    Phytochemistry 71:726-35. 2010
  7. pmc Formation of two methylenedioxy bridges by a Sesamum CYP81Q protein yielding a furofuran lignan, (+)-sesamin
    Eiichiro Ono
    Institutes for Advanced Technology, Suntory, 1 1 1 Wakayamadai, Shimamoto cho, Mishima, Osaka 618 8503, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:10116-21. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Japanese morning glory dusky mutants displaying reddish-brown or purplish-gray flowers are deficient in a novel glycosylation enzyme for anthocyanin biosynthesis, UDP-glucose:anthocyanidin 3-O-glucoside-2''-O-glucosyltransferase, due to 4-bp insertions in
    Yasumasa Morita
    National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Plant J 42:353-63. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Localization of a flavonoid biosynthetic polyphenol oxidase in vacuoles
    Eiichiro Ono
    Suntory Research Center, Shimamoto cho, Mishima gun, Osaka 618 8503, Japan
    Plant J 45:133-43. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Biosynthesis of poly-gamma-glutamic acid in plants: transient expression of poly-gamma-glutamate synthetase complex in tobacco leaves
    Yutaka Tarui
    Department of Biology and Geoscience, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University, 3 3 138 Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi ku, Osaka 558 8585, Japan
    J Biosci Bioeng 100:443-8. 2005

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Publications11

  1. pmc Yellow flowers generated by expression of the aurone biosynthetic pathway
    Eiichiro Ono
    Institute for Advanced Technology, Department of Research and Development, and Institute for Healthcare Science, Suntory Ltd, 1 1 1 Wakayamadai, Mishima, Osaka 618 8503, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:11075-80. 2006
    ..Our findings herein not only demonstrate the biochemical basis of aurone biosynthesis but also open the way to engineering yellow flowers for major ornamental species lacking this color variant...
  2. doi request reprint Sequential glucosylation of a furofuran lignan, (+)-sesaminol, by Sesamum indicum UGT71A9 and UGT94D1 glucosyltransferases
    Akio Noguchi
    Institute for Health Care Science, Suntory Ltd, 1 1 1 Wakayamadai, Shimamoto, Mishima, Osaka 618 8503, Japan
    Plant J 54:415-27. 2008
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  3. pmc Functional differentiation of the glycosyltransferases that contribute to the chemical diversity of bioactive flavonol glycosides in grapevines (Vitis vinifera)
    Eiichiro Ono
    Core Research Group, R and D Planing Division, Suntory Holdings Ltd, Shimamoto, Mishima, Osaka 618 8503, Japan
    Plant Cell 22:2856-71. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Local differentiation of sugar donor specificity of flavonoid glycosyltransferase in Lamiales
    Akio Noguchi
    Institute for Health Care Science, Suntory Ltd, Suntory Research Center, Shimamoto, Mishima, Osaka 618 8503, Japan
    Plant Cell 21:1556-72. 2009
    ..Thus, the plasticity of sugar donor specificity explains, in part, the extraordinary structural diversification of phytochemicals...
  5. doi request reprint Metabolic engineering of lignan biosynthesis in Forsythia cell culture
    Hyun Jung Kim
    Suntory Institute for Bioorganic Research, 1 1 1 Wakayamadai, Shimamoto, Mishima, Osaka, 618 8503, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 50:2200-9. 2009
    ..These data suggest Forsythia cell suspension to be a promising tool for the engineering of lignan production. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report on transgenic production of an exogenous lignan in a plant species...
  6. doi request reprint Co-pigmentation and flavonoid glycosyltransferases in blue Veronica persica flowers
    Eiichiro Ono
    Institute for Health Care Science, Suntory Ltd, Mishima, Osaka, Japan
    Phytochemistry 71:726-35. 2010
    ..Preferential expression of UGT88D8 and UGT94F1 genes in the petals supports the idea that these UGTs play an important role in the biosynthesis of key flavonoids responsible for the development of the blue color of V. persica flowers...
  7. pmc Formation of two methylenedioxy bridges by a Sesamum CYP81Q protein yielding a furofuran lignan, (+)-sesamin
    Eiichiro Ono
    Institutes for Advanced Technology, Suntory, 1 1 1 Wakayamadai, Shimamoto cho, Mishima, Osaka 618 8503, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:10116-21. 2006
    ..In contrast, Sesamum alatum CYP81Q3 showed no activity, in accord with (+)-sesamin being deficient in S. alatum. Our findings not only provide insight into lignan biosynthesis but also unravel a unique mode of cytochrome P450 action...
  8. ncbi request reprint Japanese morning glory dusky mutants displaying reddish-brown or purplish-gray flowers are deficient in a novel glycosylation enzyme for anthocyanin biosynthesis, UDP-glucose:anthocyanidin 3-O-glucoside-2''-O-glucosyltransferase, due to 4-bp insertions in
    Yasumasa Morita
    National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Plant J 42:353-63. 2005
    ..Moreover, the introduced Ip3GGT cDNA efficiently produced 3GGT that converted cyanidin 3-O-glucoside into cyanidin 3-O-sophoroside in transgenic petunia plants...
  9. ncbi request reprint Localization of a flavonoid biosynthetic polyphenol oxidase in vacuoles
    Eiichiro Ono
    Suntory Research Center, Shimamoto cho, Mishima gun, Osaka 618 8503, Japan
    Plant J 45:133-43. 2006
    ..The findings of this metabolic compartmentation may provide a strategy for overcoming the biochemical instability of the precursor chalcones in the cytoplasm, thus leading to the efficient accumulation of aurones in the flower...
  10. ncbi request reprint Biosynthesis of poly-gamma-glutamic acid in plants: transient expression of poly-gamma-glutamate synthetase complex in tobacco leaves
    Yutaka Tarui
    Department of Biology and Geoscience, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University, 3 3 138 Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi ku, Osaka 558 8585, Japan
    J Biosci Bioeng 100:443-8. 2005
    ..Confirmation of gammaPGA biosynthesis in the transient expression analysis in tobacco tissue indicates that subunits of pgs complex were expressed and reassembled in a functional form...
  11. ncbi request reprint Why green fluorescent fusion proteins have not been observed in the vacuoles of higher plants
    Kentaro Tamura
    Department of Botany, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Plant J 35:545-55. 2003
    ..This might eliminate a large hurdle in studies of the vacuolar-targeting machinery and the organ- and stage-specific differentiation of endomembrane systems in plants...