Yukako Hihara

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Affiliation: Saitama University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Difference in metabolite levels between photoautotrophic and photomixotrophic cultures of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 examined by capillary electrophoresis electrospray ionization mass spectrometry
    Hideyuki Takahashi
    Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, The University of Tokyo, 1 1 1 Yayoi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0032, Japan
    J Exp Bot 59:3009-18. 2008
  2. pmc DNA microarray analysis of cyanobacterial gene expression during acclimation to high light
    Y Hihara
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Urawa, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Plant Cell 13:793-806. 2001
  3. pmc DNA microarray analysis of redox-responsive genes in the genome of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803
    Yukako Hihara
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Saitama shi, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Bacteriol 185:1719-25. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint A cyanobacterial gene encoding an ortholog of Pirin is induced under stress conditions
    Yukako Hihara
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Shimo okubo 255, Saitama shi, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    FEBS Lett 574:101-5. 2004
  5. doi request reprint The PedR transcriptional regulator interacts with thioredoxin to connect photosynthesis with gene expression in cyanobacteria
    Mayumi Horiuchi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Biochem J 431:135-40. 2010
  6. pmc Deletion of the transcriptional regulator cyAbrB2 deregulates primary carbon metabolism in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Yuki Kaniya
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Plant Physiol 162:1153-63. 2013
  7. pmc Role of multiple HLR1 sequences in the regulation of the dual promoters of the psaAB genes in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Tomoko Takahashi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Bacteriol 192:4031-6. 2010
  8. pmc Oxidation of a Cysteine Residue in Elongation Factor EF-Tu Reversibly Inhibits Translation in the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Rayakorn Yutthanasirikul
    From the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Biol Chem 291:5860-70. 2016
  9. ncbi request reprint Characterization of high-light-responsive promoters of the psaAB genes in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Masayuki Muramatsu
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Saitama, 338 8570 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 47:878-90. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Photon flux density-dependent gene expression in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 is regulated by a small, redox-responsive, LuxR-type regulator
    Kinu Nakamura
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Biol Chem 281:36758-66. 2006

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Publications29

  1. pmc Difference in metabolite levels between photoautotrophic and photomixotrophic cultures of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 examined by capillary electrophoresis electrospray ionization mass spectrometry
    Hideyuki Takahashi
    Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, The University of Tokyo, 1 1 1 Yayoi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0032, Japan
    J Exp Bot 59:3009-18. 2008
    ..A delicate balancing of the carbon flow between the Calvin cycle and the OPP pathway seems indispensable for growth specifically under photomixotrophic conditions and PmgA is likely to be involved in the regulation...
  2. pmc DNA microarray analysis of cyanobacterial gene expression during acclimation to high light
    Y Hihara
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Urawa, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Plant Cell 13:793-806. 2001
    ..Several unidentified open reading frames were induced or repressed. The possible involvement of these genes in the acclimation to high light conditions is discussed...
  3. pmc DNA microarray analysis of redox-responsive genes in the genome of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803
    Yukako Hihara
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Saitama shi, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Bacteriol 185:1719-25. 2003
    ..It was shown that some stress-responsive genes but not photosynthetic genes were under the control of the redox state of the plastoquinone pool in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803...
  4. ncbi request reprint A cyanobacterial gene encoding an ortholog of Pirin is induced under stress conditions
    Yukako Hihara
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Shimo okubo 255, Saitama shi, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    FEBS Lett 574:101-5. 2004
    ..DNA microarray analysis indicated that PirR repressed expression of closely located ORFs, slr1870 and mutS (sll1772), in addition to pirAB and pirR itself...
  5. doi request reprint The PedR transcriptional regulator interacts with thioredoxin to connect photosynthesis with gene expression in cyanobacteria
    Mayumi Horiuchi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Biochem J 431:135-40. 2010
    ..These results indicate that the reduction of PedR by Trx causes transient inactivation of PedR upon the shift of cyanobacterial cells to high-light conditions...
  6. pmc Deletion of the transcriptional regulator cyAbrB2 deregulates primary carbon metabolism in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Yuki Kaniya
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Plant Physiol 162:1153-63. 2013
    ..This disorder may cause inactivation of cellular metabolism, excess accumulation of reducing equivalents, and subsequent loss of viability under photomixotrophic conditions...
  7. pmc Role of multiple HLR1 sequences in the regulation of the dual promoters of the psaAB genes in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Tomoko Takahashi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Bacteriol 192:4031-6. 2010
    ..These results suggest that cis-elements, including multiple HLR1 sequences, differently regulate the activities of dual promoters of the psaAB genes to achieve the fine-tuning of the gene expression...
  8. pmc Oxidation of a Cysteine Residue in Elongation Factor EF-Tu Reversibly Inhibits Translation in the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Rayakorn Yutthanasirikul
    From the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Biol Chem 291:5860-70. 2016
    ..Thus, resembling elongation factor G, EF-Tu appears to be sensitive to ROS via oxidation of a cysteine residue, and its inactivation might be reversed in a redox-dependent manner. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Characterization of high-light-responsive promoters of the psaAB genes in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Masayuki Muramatsu
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Saitama, 338 8570 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 47:878-90. 2006
    ..DNA gel mobility shift assays showed that at least five regions in psaAB promoters were responsible for the binding of putative regulatory protein factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Photon flux density-dependent gene expression in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 is regulated by a small, redox-responsive, LuxR-type regulator
    Kinu Nakamura
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Biol Chem 281:36758-66. 2006
    ..The fact that orthologs of PedR are conserved among all the cyanobacterial genomes sequenced so far indicates that this type of transcriptional regulation is essential for cyanobacteria to acclimate to changing environments...
  11. pmc Coordinated high-light response of genes encoding subunits of photosystem I is achieved by AT-rich upstream sequences in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803
    Masayuki Muramatsu
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Bacteriol 189:2750-8. 2007
    ..These results clearly show that AT-rich upstream elements are responsible for the coordinated high-light response of PSI genes dispersed throughout Synechocystis genome...
  12. pmc An AbrB-like transcriptional regulator, Sll0822, is essential for the activation of nitrogen-regulated genes in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Ai Ishii
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Plant Physiol 148:660-70. 2008
    ..This observation, together with the low binding specificity of the purified histidine-tagged Sll0822 protein, implies that the activity of Sll0822 may be posttranslationally modulated in Synechocystis cells...
  13. pmc The response regulator RpaB binds to the upstream element of photosystem I genes to work for positive regulation under low-light conditions in Synechocystis sp. Strain PCC 6803
    Yurie Seino
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Saitama University, Japan
    J Bacteriol 191:1581-6. 2009
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  14. pmc The Effects of Dark Incubation on Cellular Metabolism of the Wild Type Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 and a Mutant Lacking the Transcriptional Regulator cyAbrB2
    Masamitsu Hanai
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Life (Basel) 4:770-87. 2014
    ..These observations indicate that cyAbrB2 is dispensable for activation of sugar catabolism under dark conditions but involved in the proper switching between day and night metabolisms. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional regulation of genes encoding subunits of photosystem I during acclimation to high-light conditions in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Masayuki Muramatsu
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University, Saitama, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Planta 216:446-53. 2003
    ..Repression of the promoter activity of the psaA gene by a pmgA-dependent mechanism was shown to be essential for the adjustment of photosystem stoichiometry under HL conditions...
  16. pmc Physiological roles of the cyAbrB transcriptional regulator pair Sll0822 and Sll0359 in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803
    Yuki Yamauchi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Sakura ku, Saitama, Japan
    J Bacteriol 193:3702-9. 2011
    ..The cyAbrBs in Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803 seem to interact with each other and regulate carbon and nitrogen metabolism as well as the cell division process under nonstress conditions...
  17. doi request reprint Metabolomic analysis of NAD kinase-deficient mutants of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Yuuma Ishikawa
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 225 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama City, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    J Plant Physiol 205:105-112. 2016
    ..However, only the metabolite pattern of Δ0400 showed differences compared to WT. These results indicated that the two NADK isoforms have distinct functions in cyanobacterial metabolism...
  18. pmc RNA-seq Profiling Reveals Novel Target Genes of LexA in the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Ayumi Kizawa
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University Saitama, Japan
    Front Microbiol 7:193. 2016
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  19. doi request reprint A Feed-Forward Loop Consisting of the Response Regulator RpaB and the Small RNA PsrR1 Controls Light Acclimation of Photosystem I Gene Expression in the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Taro Kadowaki
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 57:813-23. 2016
    ..Our findings suggest that RpaB and PsrR1 constitute a feed-forward loop for the regulation of PSI gene expression to achieve a rapid acclimation response to the damaging HL conditions...
  20. doi request reprint Overexpressed Superoxide Dismutase and Catalase Act Synergistically to Protect the Repair of PSII during Photoinhibition in Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942
    Penporn Sae-Tang
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama, 338 8570 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 57:1899-907. 2016
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  21. ncbi request reprint Moderate Heat Stress Stimulates Repair of Photosystem II During Photoinhibition in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Mamoru Ueno
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama 338 8570, Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 57:2417-2426. 2016
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  22. doi request reprint Oxidation of translation factor EF-G transiently retards the translational elongation cycle in Escherichia coli
    Takanori Nagano
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University
    J Biochem 158:165-72. 2015
    ..We propose that oxidation of EF-G might provide a regulatory mechanism for transient and reversible suppression of translation in E. coli under oxidative stress. ..
  23. doi request reprint Analysis of spontaneous suppressor mutants from the photomixotrophically grown pmgA-disrupted mutant in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Yoshiki Nishijima
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama, 338 8570, Japan
    Photosynth Res 126:465-75. 2015
    ..e., CO2 uptake and cyclic electron transport. This may suggest that the NDH-1MS complex has the third, currently unknown function under photomixotrophic conditions. ..
  24. doi request reprint Zeaxanthin and Echinenone Protect the Repair of Photosystem II from Inhibition by Singlet Oxygen in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Yuri Kusama
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, 255 Shimo okubo, Sakura ku, Saitama, 338 8570 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 56:906-16. 2015
    ..These observations suggest that the carotenoids and thermal dissipation might protect the repair of photodamaged PSII by depressing the levels of singlet oxygen that inhibits protein synthesis. ..
  25. pmc Identification of OmpR-family response regulators interacting with thioredoxin in the Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Taro Kadowaki
    Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0119107. 2015
    ..Our results suggest, for the first time, the possible regulation of OmpR family TFs through the supply of reducing equivalents from Trx, as well as through the phospho-transfer from its cognate sensor histidine kinase...
  26. ncbi request reprint A putative sensor kinase, Hik31, is involved in the response of Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803 to the presence of glucose
    Shira Kahlon
    Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Microbiology 152:647-55. 2006
    ..The mechanism(s) whereby Hik31 is involved in glucose sensing and response is discussed...
  27. pmc The mutant of sll1961, which encodes a putative transcriptional regulator, has a defect in regulation of photosystem stoichiometry in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Tamaki Fujimori
    Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa shi, Chiba, Japan
    Plant Physiol 139:408-16. 2005
    ..Our results demonstrate that a transcriptional regulator, Sll1961, and its possible target proteins, including Sll1773, may be responsible for the regulation of photosystem stoichiometry in response to high light...
  28. ncbi request reprint A network of genes regulated by light in cyanobacteria
    Rajeev Aurora
    Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    OMICS 11:166-85. 2007
    ..This study highlights how understanding the organization of the networks can provide insights into the coordination of physiologic responses...
  29. ncbi request reprint PsaK2 subunit in photosystem I is involved in state transition under high light condition in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
    Tamaki Fujimori
    Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Box 101, 5 1 5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa shi, Chiba 277 8562, Japan
    J Biol Chem 280:22191-7. 2005
    ..The results suggest that PsaK2-dependent state transition is essential for the growth of this cyanobacterium under high light condition...