Naruo Nikoh

Summary

Affiliation: University of the Air
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Host-symbiont co-speciation and reductive genome evolution in gut symbiotic bacteria of acanthosomatid stinkbugs
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    BMC Biol 7:2. 2009
  2. pmc Aphids acquired symbiotic genes via lateral gene transfer
    Naruo Nikoh
    Division of Natural Sciences, The Open University of Japan, Chiba, Japan
    BMC Biol 7:12. 2009
  3. pmc Bacterial genes in the aphid genome: absence of functional gene transfer from Buchnera to its host
    Naruo Nikoh
    Department of Liberal Arts, The Open University of Japan, Chiba, Japan
    PLoS Genet 6:e1000827. 2010
  4. pmc Reductive evolution of bacterial genome in insect gut environment
    Naruo Nikoh
    Department of Liberal Arts, The Open University of Japan, Chiba, Japan
    Genome Biol Evol 3:702-14. 2011
  5. pmc Wolbachia genome integrated in an insect chromosome: evolution and fate of laterally transferred endosymbiont genes
    Naruo Nikoh
    Division of Natural Sciences, The University of the Air, Chiba 261 8586, Japan
    Genome Res 18:272-80. 2008

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Host-symbiont co-speciation and reductive genome evolution in gut symbiotic bacteria of acanthosomatid stinkbugs
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    BMC Biol 7:2. 2009
    ..We investigated histological, ecological, phylogenetic, and genomic aspects of the unique gut symbiosis of the acanthosomatid stinkbugs...
  2. pmc Aphids acquired symbiotic genes via lateral gene transfer
    Naruo Nikoh
    Division of Natural Sciences, The Open University of Japan, Chiba, Japan
    BMC Biol 7:12. 2009
    ..We further examined their expression levels in the bacteriocyte using real-time quantitative RT-PCR...
  3. pmc Bacterial genes in the aphid genome: absence of functional gene transfer from Buchnera to its host
    Naruo Nikoh
    Department of Liberal Arts, The Open University of Japan, Chiba, Japan
    PLoS Genet 6:e1000827. 2010
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  4. pmc Reductive evolution of bacterial genome in insect gut environment
    Naruo Nikoh
    Department of Liberal Arts, The Open University of Japan, Chiba, Japan
    Genome Biol Evol 3:702-14. 2011
    ..Our data highlight strikingly similar evolutionary patterns that are shared between the extracellular and endocellular insect symbiont genomes...
  5. pmc Wolbachia genome integrated in an insect chromosome: evolution and fate of laterally transferred endosymbiont genes
    Naruo Nikoh
    Division of Natural Sciences, The University of the Air, Chiba 261 8586, Japan
    Genome Res 18:272-80. 2008
    ..These features of the laterally transferred endosymbiont genes are compared with the evolutionary patterns of mitochondrial and plastid genome fragments acquired by nuclear genomes through recent endosymbiotic gene transfers...