Hidekazu Kuwayama

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Affiliation: University of Tsukuba
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Biological soliton in multicellular movement
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Tennodai, 1 1 1, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Sci Rep 3:2272. 2013
  2. pmc Arachidonic acid enhances caffeine-induced cell death via caspase-independent cell death
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Tennodai 1 1 1, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Sci Rep 2:577. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Desalted deep sea water increases transformation and homologous recombination efficiencies in Dictyostelium discoideum
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 14:157-62. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint DNA oligonucleotide-assisted genetic manipulation increases transformation and homologous recombination efficiencies: Evidence from gene targeting of Dictyostelium discoideum
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Tennodai 1 1 1, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    J Biotechnol 133:418-23. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint A stress response kinase, KrsA, controls cAMP relay during the early development of Dictyostelium discoideum
    Tetsuya Muramoto
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Dev Biol 305:77-89. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Artificial compounds differentially control Dictyostelium chemotaxis and cell differentiation
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305 8572, Japan
    Cell Struct Funct 36:21-6. 2011
  7. pmc Differentiation-inducing factor-1 and -2 function also as modulators for Dictyostelium chemotaxis
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    PLoS ONE 4:e6658. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint A putative serpentine receptor gene tasA required for normal morphogenesis of primary stalk and branch structure in Polysphondylium pallidum
    Yoshinori Kawabe
    Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Gene 285:291-9. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Temporal and non-permanent division of labor during sorocarp formation in the social amoeba Acytostelium subglobosum
    Kurato Mohri
    Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Dev Biol 375:202-9. 2013
  10. pmc PCR-mediated generation of a gene disruption construct without the use of DNA ligase and plasmid vectors
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Tennodai 1 1 1, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Nucleic Acids Res 30:E2. 2002

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Publications20

  1. pmc Biological soliton in multicellular movement
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Tennodai, 1 1 1, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Sci Rep 3:2272. 2013
    ..We also found that SLS induction is mediated by adhesive cell-cell interactions. These observations provide novel insights into the mechanisms of biological solitons in multicellular movement. ..
  2. pmc Arachidonic acid enhances caffeine-induced cell death via caspase-independent cell death
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Tennodai 1 1 1, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Sci Rep 2:577. 2012
    ..Our results indicate that arachidonic acid may be a general second messenger that negatively regulates caffeine tolerance via a caspase-independent cell death cascade, which leads to multiple effects in eukaryotic cells...
  3. ncbi request reprint Desalted deep sea water increases transformation and homologous recombination efficiencies in Dictyostelium discoideum
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Mol Microbiol Biotechnol 14:157-62. 2008
    ..These results indicate that a simple modification of the solvent medium remarkably enhanced the isolation of transformants and gene-targeted clones, which had previously been difficult to isolate...
  4. ncbi request reprint DNA oligonucleotide-assisted genetic manipulation increases transformation and homologous recombination efficiencies: Evidence from gene targeting of Dictyostelium discoideum
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Tennodai 1 1 1, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    J Biotechnol 133:418-23. 2008
    ..Thus, the simplicity and versatility of this method applicable to any type of cell may increase the application of gene targeting...
  5. ncbi request reprint A stress response kinase, KrsA, controls cAMP relay during the early development of Dictyostelium discoideum
    Tetsuya Muramoto
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Dev Biol 305:77-89. 2007
    ..These results strongly suggest that krsA is involved in cAMP relay, and that signaling pathways for multicellular development have evolved in unison with the stress response...
  6. ncbi request reprint Artificial compounds differentially control Dictyostelium chemotaxis and cell differentiation
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305 8572, Japan
    Cell Struct Funct 36:21-6. 2011
    ..Furthermore, our results indicate that DIF derivatives can be utilized to analyze the DIF-signaling pathways...
  7. pmc Differentiation-inducing factor-1 and -2 function also as modulators for Dictyostelium chemotaxis
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    PLoS ONE 4:e6658. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A putative serpentine receptor gene tasA required for normal morphogenesis of primary stalk and branch structure in Polysphondylium pallidum
    Yoshinori Kawabe
    Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Gene 285:291-9. 2002
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Temporal and non-permanent division of labor during sorocarp formation in the social amoeba Acytostelium subglobosum
    Kurato Mohri
    Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Dev Biol 375:202-9. 2013
    ..Instead of the permanent division of labor observed in D. discoideum, A. subglobosum produces fruiting bodies by all cells contributing to the formation of the stalk as well as forming spores...
  10. pmc PCR-mediated generation of a gene disruption construct without the use of DNA ligase and plasmid vectors
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Tennodai 1 1 1, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Nucleic Acids Res 30:E2. 2002
    ..This method is simple, rapid and relatively inexpensive. In addition, there is the freedom of attaching long flanking regions to any selectable marker cassette...
  11. pmc A RabGAP Regulates Life-Cycle Duration via Trimeric G-protein Cascades in Dictyostelium discoideum
    Hidekazu Kuwayama
    Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e81811. 2013
    ....
  12. pmc Regulation of ammonia homeostasis by the ammonium transporter AmtA in Dictyostelium discoideum
    Ryuji Yoshino
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan 305 8572
    Eukaryot Cell 6:2419-28. 2007
    ..Taken together, our data clearly demonstrate that AmtA regulates ammonia homeostasis and plays important roles in multiple developmental processes in Dictyostelium...
  13. doi request reprint GMF is an evolutionarily developed Adf/cofilin-super family protein involved in the Arp2/3 complex-mediated organization of the actin cytoskeleton
    Kentaro Nakano
    Department of Structural Biosciences, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennohdai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Cytoskeleton (Hoboken) 67:373-82. 2010
    ..Given the functional plasticity of ADF-H, GMF-family proteins possibly have changed their target from conventional actin to Arps through molecular evolution...
  14. ncbi request reprint A transcriptional profile of multicellular development in Dictyostelium discoideum
    Nancy Van Driessche
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX 77030, USA
    Development 129:1543-52. 2002
    ..Our findings provide new perspectives on the complexity of the developmental program and the fraction of the genome that is regulated during development...
  15. pmc MFE1, a member of the peroxisomal hydroxyacyl coenzyme A dehydrogenase family, affects fatty acid metabolism necessary for morphogenesis in Dictyostelium spp
    Satomi Matsuoka
    Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
    Eukaryot Cell 2:638-45. 2003
    ..Hence, we propose that this enzyme plays an irreplaceable role in the survival strategy of Dictyostelium cells to form spores for their efficient dispersal in nature...
  16. ncbi request reprint Identification and characterization of novel calcium-binding proteins of Dictyostelium and their spatial expression patterns during development
    Haruyo Sakamoto
    Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Machikaneyama cho 1 16, Toyonaka, Osaka 560 0043, Japan
    Dev Growth Differ 45:507-14. 2003
    ..Such distinct spatial expression patterns suggest that the CBP might be involved in morphogenesis and might have their own roles either in prespore or in prestalk cell differentiation of Dictyostelium...
  17. ncbi request reprint Defect in peroxisomal multifunctional enzyme MFE1 affects cAMP relay in Dictyostelium
    Satomi Matsuoka
    Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, 1 16 Machikaneyama cho, Toyonaka, Osaka 560 0043, Japan
    Dev Growth Differ 46:195-9. 2004
    ..Thus, most of the developmental consequences of excess cyclopropane fatty acids appear to result from impaired cAMP relay...
  18. pmc An orderly retreat: Dedifferentiation is a regulated process
    Mariko Katoh
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:7005-10. 2004
    ..These observations establish dedifferentiation as a genetically determined process and suggest the existence of a developmental checkpoint that ensures a return path to the undifferentiated state...
  19. ncbi request reprint Periodic signaling controlled by an oscillatory circuit that includes protein kinases ERK2 and PKA
    Mineko Maeda
    Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Machikaneyama cho 1 16, Toyonaka, Osaka 560 0043, Japan
    Science 304:875-8. 2004
    ..Similar oscillatory processes may occur in cells of many different species...
  20. ncbi request reprint Single-molecule analysis of chemoattractant-stimulated membrane recruitment of a PH-domain-containing protein
    Satomi Matsuoka
    Laboratories for Nanobiology, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, 1 3 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    J Cell Sci 119:1071-9. 2006
    ..These dynamic properties might be a common feature of signaling components involved in chemotaxis...