Tetsuya Higashiyama

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pollen tube attraction by the synergid cell
    T Higashiyama
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Science 293:1480-3. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint [The mechanism of pollen tube guidance during fertilization]
    Tetsuya Higashiyama
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 47:1645-50. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Pollen-tube guidance: beacons from the female gametophyte
    Tetsuya Higashiyama
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Japan
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 6:36-41. 2003
  4. pmc Species preferentiality of the pollen tube attractant derived from the synergid cell of Torenia fournieri
    Tetsuya Higashiyama
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Plant Physiol 142:481-91. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Independent control by each female gamete prevents the attraction of multiple pollen tubes
    Daisuke Maruyama
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Aichi 464 8602, Japan
    Dev Cell 25:317-23. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Cyanobacterial genes transmitted to the nucleus before divergence of red algae in the Chromista
    Hisayoshi Nozaki
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Mol Evol 59:103-13. 2004
  7. 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
  8. pmc A species-specific cluster of defensin-like genes encodes diffusible pollen tube attractants in Arabidopsis
    Hidenori Takeuchi
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    PLoS Biol 10:e1001449. 2012
  9. pmc A plant-specific dynamin-related protein forms a ring at the chloroplast division site
    Shin Ya Miyagishima
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Plant Cell 15:655-65. 2003
  10. pmc Identification and characterization of TcCRP1, a pollen tube attractant from Torenia concolor
    Masahiro M Kanaoka
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Aichi 464 8602, Japan
    Ann Bot 108:739-47. 2011

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Pollen tube attraction by the synergid cell
    T Higashiyama
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Science 293:1480-3. 2001
    ..After fertilization, the embryo sac no longer attracts the pollen tube, despite the persistence of one synergid cell. This cessation of attraction might be involved in blocking polyspermy...
  2. ncbi request reprint [The mechanism of pollen tube guidance during fertilization]
    Tetsuya Higashiyama
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 47:1645-50. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Pollen-tube guidance: beacons from the female gametophyte
    Tetsuya Higashiyama
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Japan
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 6:36-41. 2003
    ..Emerging genetic and physiological data show that the female gametophyte produces at least two directional signals, and that at least one of these signals is diffusible and derived from the two synergid cells...
  4. pmc Species preferentiality of the pollen tube attractant derived from the synergid cell of Torenia fournieri
    Tetsuya Higashiyama
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Plant Physiol 142:481-91. 2006
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Independent control by each female gamete prevents the attraction of multiple pollen tubes
    Daisuke Maruyama
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Aichi 464 8602, Japan
    Dev Cell 25:317-23. 2013
    ..We thus propose that each female gamete independently determines second-pollen-tube avoidance to maximize reproductive fitness in flowering plants...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cyanobacterial genes transmitted to the nucleus before divergence of red algae in the Chromista
    Hisayoshi Nozaki
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Mol Evol 59:103-13. 2004
    ..Therefore, the results indicate that the Chromista might have originated from the ancient secondary endosymbiosis before the divergence of extant red algae...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc A species-specific cluster of defensin-like genes encodes diffusible pollen tube attractants in Arabidopsis
    Hidenori Takeuchi
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    PLoS Biol 10:e1001449. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc A plant-specific dynamin-related protein forms a ring at the chloroplast division site
    Shin Ya Miyagishima
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Plant Cell 15:655-65. 2003
    ....
  10. pmc Identification and characterization of TcCRP1, a pollen tube attractant from Torenia concolor
    Masahiro M Kanaoka
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Aichi 464 8602, Japan
    Ann Bot 108:739-47. 2011
    ..This pollen tube attraction is highly species specific, and a group of small secreted proteins, TfCRPs, are necessary for this process in Torenia fournieri...
  11. doi request reprint Acquisition of LURE-binding activity at the pollen tube tip of Torenia fournieri
    Satohiro Okuda
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Aichi 464 8602, Japan
    Mol Plant 6:1074-90. 2013
    ..Our studies provide insight and an effective platform for protein identification to understand pollen tube guidance. ..
  12. doi request reprint Fertilization recovery after defective sperm cell release in Arabidopsis
    Ryushiro D Kasahara
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Aichi 464 8602, Japan
    Curr Biol 22:1084-9. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that flowering plants precisely control the number of pollen tubes that arrive at each ovule and employ a fertilization recovery mechanism to maximize the likelihood of successful seed set...
  13. doi request reprint Double fertilization on the move
    Yuki Hamamura
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, 464 8602 Aichi, Japan
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 15:70-7. 2012
    ..In this review article, we discuss the mechanism of double fertilization based on the dynamics of the two sperm cells in Arabidopsis...
  14. doi request reprint DNA packaging proteins Glom and Glom2 coordinately organize the mitochondrial nucleoid of Physarum polycephalum
    Kie Itoh
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi 464 8602, Japan
    Mitochondrion 11:575-86. 2011
    ..These data suggest that Glom2 may organize the mt-nucleoid coordinately with Glom...
  15. pmc Active digestion of sperm mitochondrial DNA in single living sperm revealed by optical tweezers
    Yoshiki Nishimura
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:1382-7. 2006
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Live-cell imaging reveals the dynamics of two sperm cells during double fertilization in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Yuki Hamamura
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Aichi 464 8602, Japan
    Curr Biol 21:497-502. 2011
    ....
  17. pmc An mt(+) gamete-specific nuclease that targets mt(-) chloroplasts during sexual reproduction in C. reinhardtii
    Yoshiki Nishimura
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Genes Dev 16:1116-28. 2002
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Live-cell analysis of plant reproduction: live-cell imaging, optical manipulation, and advanced microscopy technologies
    Daisuke Kurihara
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Aichi, 464 8602, Japan
    Dev Growth Differ 55:462-73. 2013
    ....
  19. pmc Arabidopsis ASYMMETRIC LEAVES2 protein required for leaf morphogenesis consistently forms speckles during mitosis of tobacco BY-2 cells via signals in its specific sequence
    Lilan Luo
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8602, Japan
    J Plant Res 125:661-8. 2012
    ..These results suggest that AS2 bodies function to properly distribute AS2 to daughter cells during cell division in leaf primordia; and this process is controlled at least partially by signals encoded by the AS2 sequence itself...
  20. pmc Chemical visualization of an attractant peptide, LURE
    Hiroaki Goto
    Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 52:49-58. 2011
    ..Direct visualization of LURE peptide may open the way to studying the spatiotemporal dynamics of LURE in pollen tube attraction...
  21. doi request reprint Attraction of tip-growing pollen tubes by the female gametophyte
    Hidenori Takeuchi
    Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8602, Aichi, Japan
    Curr Opin Plant Biol 14:614-21. 2011
    ..Attractant molecules and receptors for gametophytic pollen tube guidance are the focus of this article...
  22. ncbi request reprint Identification of higher plant GlsA, a putative morphogenesis factor of gametic cells
    Toshiyuki Mori
    Department of Life Science, College of Science, Rikkyo St Paul s University, 3 34 1, Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima ku, 171 8501, Tokyo, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 306:564-9. 2003
    ..From those results, we suggest that angiosperm GlsA functions as a chaperone modifying various structures during male gametic cell formation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Distinct dynamics of HISTONE3 variants between the two fertilization products in plants
    Mathieu Ingouff
    Chromatin and Reproduction Group, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, National University of Singapore, 1 Research Link, 117604 Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Curr Biol 17:1032-7. 2007
    ..3-replication-independent dynamics and gonomery also mark the first zygotic divisions in animal species. We thus propose the convergent selection of parental epigenetic imbalance involving H3 variants in sexually reproducing organisms...
  24. ncbi request reprint GENERATIVE CELL SPECIFIC 1 is essential for angiosperm fertilization
    Toshiyuki Mori
    Department of Life Science, College of Science, Rikkyo St Paul s University, Nishiikebukuro 3 34 1, Toshima ku, Tokyo 171 8501, Japan
    Nat Cell Biol 8:64-71. 2006
    ..In addition, Arabidopsis thaliana GCS1 mutant gametes fail to fuse, resulting in male sterility and suggesting that GCS1 is a critical fertilization factor in angiosperms...
  25. doi request reprint Mitochondrial dynamics in plant male gametophyte visualized by fluorescent live imaging
    Ryo Matsushima
    Research Institute for Bioresources, Okayama University, Kurashiki, Okayama, 710 0046 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 49:1074-83. 2008
    ..The transgenic materials presented in this work are useful not only for live imaging but also for studying mitochondrial functions by mutant analysis...
  26. pmc Glom is a novel mitochondrial DNA packaging protein in Physarum polycephalum and causes intense chromatin condensation without suppressing DNA functions
    Narie Sasaki
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Biol Cell 14:4758-69. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that Glom is a new mitochondrial histone-like protein having a property to cause intense DNA condensation without suppressing DNA functions...