ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-060518-1
Kikuchi, Kazu
Email: kikuchi@ncvc.go.jp
Affiliation: Kazu Kikuchi Lab
Address: 6-1 Kishibe-Shimmachi, Suita, Osaka 564-8565 Japan
Country: Japan
Phone: +81-6-6170-1069 (ext. 61072)
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-4681-4275


Hui, S.P., Sugimoto, K., Sheng, D.Z., Kikuchi, K. (2022) Regulatory T cells regulate blastemal proliferation during zebrafish caudal fin regeneration. Frontiers in immunology. 13:981000
Sheng, D.Z., Zheng, D., Kikuchi, K. (2021) Cardiac Resection Injury in Zebrafish. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 2158:63-69
Wong, E.S., Zheng, D., Tan, S.Z., Bower, N.L., Garside, V., Vanwalleghem, G., Gaiti, F., Scott, E., Hogan, B.M., Kikuchi, K., McGlinn, E., Francois, M., Degnan, B.M. (2020) Deep conservation of the enhancer regulatory code in animals. Science (New York, N.Y.). 370(6517):
Cultrone, D., Zammit, N.W., Self, E., Postert, B., Han, J.Z.R., Bailey, J., Warren, J., Croucher, D.R., Kikuchi, K., Bogdanovic, O., Chtanova, T., Hesselson, D., Grey, S.T. (2020) A zebrafish functional genomics model to investigate the role of human A20 variants in vivo. Scientific Reports. 10:19085
Kikuchi, K. (2019) New function of zebrafish regulatory T cells in organ regeneration. Current opinion in immunology. 63:7-13
Zwi, S.F., Choron, C., Zheng, D., Nguyen, D., Zhang, Y., Roshal, C., Kikuchi, K. (2019) Pharmacological Enhancement of Regeneration-Dependent Regulatory T Cell Recruitment in Zebrafish. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 20(20):
Hui, S.P., Sheng, D.Z., Sugimoto, K., Gonzalez-Rajal, A., Nakagawa, S., Hesselson, D., Kikuchi, K. (2017) Zebrafish Regulatory T Cells Mediate Organ-Specific Regenerative Programs. Developmental Cell. 43:659-672.e5
Sugimoto, K., Hui, S.P., Sheng, D.Z., Nakayama, M., Kikuchi, K. (2017) Zebrafish FOXP3 is required for the maintenance of immune tolerance. Developmental and comparative immunology. 73:156-162
Sugimoto, K., Hui, S.P., Sheng, D.Z., Kikuchi, K. (2017) Dissection of zebrafish shha function using site-specific targeting with a Cre-dependent genetic switch.. eLIFE. 6
Karra, R., Knecht, A.K., Kikuchi, K., Poss, K.D. (2015) Myocardial NF-κB activation is essential for zebrafish heart regeneration. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112(43):13255-60
Kikuchi, K. (2015) Dedifferentiation, Transdifferentiation, and Proliferation: Mechanisms Underlying Cardiac Muscle Regeneration in Zebrafish. Current pathobiology reports. 3:81-88
Kikuchi, K. (2014) Advances in understanding the mechanism of zebrafish heart regeneration. Stem cell research. 13(3PB):542-555
Nachtrab, G., Kikuchi, K., Tornini, V.A., and Poss, K.D. (2013) Transcriptional components of anteroposterior positional information during zebrafish fin regeneration. Development (Cambridge, England). 140(18):3754-3764
Fang, Y., Gupta, V., Karra, R., Holdway, J.E., Kikuchi, K., and Poss, K.D. (2013) Translational profiling of cardiomyocytes identifies an early Jak1/Stat3 injury response required for zebrafish heart regeneration. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110(33):13416-13421
Guner-Ataman, B., Paffett-Lugassy, N., Adams, M.S., Nevis, K.R., Jahangiri, L., Obregon, P., Kikuchi, K., Poss, K.D., Burns, C.E., and Burns, C.G. (2013) Zebrafish second heart field development relies on progenitor specification in anterior lateral plate mesoderm and nkx2.5 function. Development (Cambridge, England). 140(6):1353-1363
Kikuchi, K., and Poss, K.D. (2012) Cardiac regenerative capacity and mechanisms. Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology. 28:719-741
Wang, J., Panáková, D., Kikuchi, K., Holdway, J.E., Gemberling, M., Burris, J.S., Singh, S.P., Dickson, A.L., Lin, Y.F., Sabeh, M.K., Werdich, A.A., Yelon, D., MacRae, C.A., and Poss, K.D. (2011) The regenerative capacity of zebrafish reverses cardiac failure caused by genetic cardiomyocyte depletion. Development (Cambridge, England). 138(16):3421-30
Kikuchi, K., Gupta, V., Wang, J., Holdway, J.E., Wills, A.A., Fang, Y., and Poss, K.D. (2011) tcf21+ epicardial cells adopt non-myocardial fates during zebrafish heart development and regeneration. Development (Cambridge, England). 138(14):2895-902
Kikuchi, K., Holdway, J.E., Major, R.J., Blum, N., Dahn, R.D., Begemann, G., and Poss, K.D. (2011) Retinoic Acid production by endocardium and epicardium is an injury response essential for zebrafish heart regeneration. Developmental Cell. 20(3):397-404
Liu, J., Bressan, M., Hassel, D., Huisken, J., Staudt, D., Kikuchi, K., Poss, K.D., Mikawa, T., and Stainier, D.Y. (2010) A dual role for ErbB2 signaling in cardiac trabeculation. Development (Cambridge, England). 137(22):3867-3875
Yin, C., Kikuchi, K., Hochgreb, T., Poss, K.D., and Stainier, D.Y. (2010) Hand2 Regulates Extracellular Matrix Remodeling Essential for Gut-Looping Morphogenesis in Zebrafish. Developmental Cell. 18(6):973-984
Kikuchi, K., Holdway, J.E., Werdich, A.A., Anderson, R.M., Fang, Y., Egnaczyk, G.F., Evans, T., MacRae, C.A., Stainier, D.Y., and Poss, K.D. (2010) Primary contribution to zebrafish heart regeneration by gata4(+) cardiomyocytes. Nature. 464(7288):601-605
Lepilina, A., Coon, A.N., Kikuchi, K., Holdway, J.E., Roberts, R.W., Burns, C.G., and Poss, K.D. (2006) A Dynamic Epicardial Injury Response Supports Progenitor Cell Activity during Zebrafish Heart Regeneration. Cell. 127(3):607-619