Affiliation: University of Tokyo
- The ecdysteroidogenic P450 Cyp302a1/disembodied from the silkworm, Bombyx mori, is transcriptionally regulated by prothoracicotropic hormoneR Niwa
Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
Insect Mol Biol 14:563-71. 2005..Furthermore, dib-Bm expression in cultured PGs is significantly induced by treatment with prothoracicotropic hormone. This is the first report on the transcriptional induction of a steroidogenic gene by the tropic hormone in insects...
- Non-molting glossy/shroud encodes a short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase that functions in the 'Black Box' of the ecdysteroid biosynthesis pathwayRyusuke Niwa
Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tennoudai 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
Development 137:1991-9. 2010..Altogether, we conclude that the Nm-g/Sro family protein is an essential enzyme for ecdysteroidogenesis working in the Black Box...
- Identification of a spatio-temporal enhancer element for the Alzheimer's amyloid precursor protein-like-1 gene in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegansRyusuke Niwa
Initiative for Promotion of Young Scientists Independent Research, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 74:2497-500. 2010..Here we describe a critical cis-regulatory element of apl-1 transcription. The element is conserved among Caenorhabditis sister species and is similar to nuclear receptor binding consensus...