R Niwa

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc The Fruit Fly Drosophila melanogaster as a Model System to Study Cholesterol Metabolism and Homeostasis
    Ryusuke Niwa
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tennoudai 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Cholesterol 2011:176802. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint The ecdysteroidogenic P450 Cyp302a1/disembodied from the silkworm, Bombyx mori, is transcriptionally regulated by prothoracicotropic hormone
    R 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Non-molting glossy/shroud encodes a short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase that functions in the 'Black Box' of the ecdysteroid biosynthesis pathway
    Ryusuke 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Identification of a spatio-temporal enhancer element for the Alzheimer's amyloid precursor protein-like-1 gene in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
    Ryusuke 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

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc The Fruit Fly Drosophila melanogaster as a Model System to Study Cholesterol Metabolism and Homeostasis
    Ryusuke Niwa
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tennoudai 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    Cholesterol 2011:176802. 2011
    ..This paper summarizes the recent studies on genes that regulate cholesterol metabolism and homeostasis, including neverland, Niemann Pick type C(NPC) disease genes, and DHR96...
  2. ncbi request reprint The ecdysteroidogenic P450 Cyp302a1/disembodied from the silkworm, Bombyx mori, is transcriptionally regulated by prothoracicotropic hormone
    R 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Non-molting glossy/shroud encodes a short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase that functions in the 'Black Box' of the ecdysteroid biosynthesis pathway
    Ryusuke 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Identification of a spatio-temporal enhancer element for the Alzheimer's amyloid precursor protein-like-1 gene in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
    Ryusuke 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...