Motomichi Matsuzaki

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Large amounts of apicoplast nucleoid DNA and its segregation in Toxoplasma gondii
    M Matsuzaki
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Protoplasma 218:180-91. 2001
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. pmc A 100%-complete sequence reveals unusually simple genomic features in the hot-spring red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Hisayoshi Nozaki
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Biol 5:28. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The minimal eukaryotic ribosomal DNA units in the primitive red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Shinichiro Maruyama
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    DNA Res 11:83-91. 2004
  7. pmc Cyanobacterial contribution to the genomes of the plastid-lacking protists
    Shinichiro Maruyama
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Evol Biol 9:197. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The phylogenetic position of red algae revealed by multiple nuclear genes from mitochondria-containing eukaryotes and an alternative hypothesis on the origin of plastids
    Hisayoshi Nozaki
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Mol Evol 56:485-97. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Phylogenetic positions of Glaucophyta, green plants (Archaeplastida) and Haptophyta (Chromalveolata) as deduced from slowly evolving nuclear genes
    Hisayoshi Nozaki
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 53:872-80. 2009
  10. pmc Dynamic recruitment of dynamin for final mitochondrial severance in a primitive red alga
    Keiji Nishida
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:2146-51. 2003

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Large amounts of apicoplast nucleoid DNA and its segregation in Toxoplasma gondii
    M Matsuzaki
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Protoplasma 218:180-91. 2001
    ..In addition, we observed "cap" structures at the termini of dividing apicoplasts, a possible plastid-dividing ring, and a microbody-like granule around the constriction. These structures may be involved in apicoplast division...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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
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  5. pmc A 100%-complete sequence reveals unusually simple genomic features in the hot-spring red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Hisayoshi Nozaki
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Biol 5:28. 2007
    ..Therefore, we aimed to complete all previous gaps and sequence all remaining chromosomal ends, and now report the first nuclear-genome sequence for any eukaryote that is 100% complete...
  6. ncbi request reprint The minimal eukaryotic ribosomal DNA units in the primitive red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
    Shinichiro Maruyama
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    DNA Res 11:83-91. 2004
    ..They consist of only 3 single units of rRNA genes distributed on separate chromosomal loci, representing an implication for concerted evolution. Based on these results, the origin and evolution of the nucleolus are discussed...
  7. pmc Cyanobacterial contribution to the genomes of the plastid-lacking protists
    Shinichiro Maruyama
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Evol Biol 9:197. 2009
    ..Although recent genomic surveys demonstrated the presence of cyanobacterial and algal ancestry genes in the genomes of plastid-lacking protists, comparative analyses on the origin and distribution of those genes are still limited...
  8. ncbi request reprint The phylogenetic position of red algae revealed by multiple nuclear genes from mitochondria-containing eukaryotes and an alternative hypothesis on the origin of plastids
    Hisayoshi Nozaki
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Mol Evol 56:485-97. 2003
    ..The Plantae include primary plastid-containing phototrophs and nonphototrophic eukaryotes that possibly contain genes of cyanobacterial origin acquired in the primary endosymbiosis...
  9. doi request reprint Phylogenetic positions of Glaucophyta, green plants (Archaeplastida) and Haptophyta (Chromalveolata) as deduced from slowly evolving nuclear genes
    Hisayoshi Nozaki
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 53:872-80. 2009
    ..The close relationship between green plants and Chromalveolata is further supported by the common replacement in two plastid-targeted genes...
  10. pmc Dynamic recruitment of dynamin for final mitochondrial severance in a primitive red alga
    Keiji Nishida
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:2146-51. 2003
    ..It is thought that the FtsZ, MD, and dynamin rings are involved in scaffolding, constriction, and final separation, respectively. In eukaryotes, mitochondrial severance is probably the most conserved role for the dynamin family...
  11. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny of plastids based on cladistic analysis of gene loss inferred from complete plastid genome sequences
    Hisayoshi Nozaki
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Mol Evol 57:377-82. 2003
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  12. doi request reprint A cryptic algal group unveiled: a plastid biosynthesis pathway in the oyster parasite Perkinsus marinus
    Motomichi Matsuzaki
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Biol Evol 25:1167-79. 2008
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  13. pmc Centromere structures highlighted by the 100%-complete Cyanidioschyzon merolae genome
    Shinichiro Maruyama
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science The University of Tokyo Tokyo, Japan
    Plant Signal Behav 3:140-1. 2008
    ..No centromere-like A+T-rich repetitive sequence have been found within these regions, implying that the C. merolae centromeres may be 'point' centromeres, or be comprised of nonrepetitive heterogeneous DNA sequences...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Extensive frameshift at all AGG and CCC codons in the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 gene of Perkinsus marinus (Alveolata; Dinoflagellata)
    Isao Masuda
    Department of Biomedical Chemistry, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nucleic Acids Res 38:6186-94. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first evidence of translational frameshifts in protist mitochondria and, by far, is the most extensive case in mitochondria...
  16. pmc Phylogenomic Analysis of "Red" Genes from Two Divergent Species of the "Green" Secondary Phototrophs, the Chlorarachniophytes, Suggests Multiple Horizontal Gene Transfers from the Red Lineage before the Divergence of Extant Chlorarachniophytes
    Yi Yang
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e101158. 2014
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