ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-120305-1
Watanabe, Masakatsu
Email: watanabe-m@fbs.osaka-u.ac.jp
Affiliation: Kondo Lab
Address: Associate Professor Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences Osaka University 1-3, Yamadaoka, Suita Osaka 565-0871 Japan
Country: Japan
Phone: +81-6-6879-7997
Fax: +81-6-6879-7977


Usui, Y., Aramaki, T., Kondo, S., Watanabe, M. (2019) The minimal gap-junction network among melanophores and xanthophores required for stripe-pattern formation in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 146(22):
Denis, J.F., Diagbouga, M.R., Molica, F., Hautefort, A., Linnerz, T., Watanabe, M., Lemeille, S., Bertrand, J.Y., Kwak, B.R. (2019) KLF4-Induced Connexin40 Expression Contributes to Arterial Endothelial Quiescence. Frontiers in Physiology. 10:80
Usui, Y., Kondo, S., Watanabe, M. (2018) Melanophore multinucleation pathways in zebrafish. Development, growth & differentiation. 60(7):454-459
Chanson, M., Watanabe, M., O'Shaughnessy, E.M., Zoso, A., Martin, P.E. (2018) Connexin Communication Compartments and Wound Repair in Epithelial Tissue. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 19(5)
Watanabe, M. (2017) Gap Junction in the Teleost Fish Lineage: Duplicated Connexins May Contribute to Skin Pattern Formation and Body Shape Determination. Frontiers in cell and developmental biology. 5:13
Misu, A., Yamanaka, H., Aramaki, T., Kondo, S., Skerrett, I.M., Iovine, M.K., Watanabe, M. (2016) Two different functions of Connexin43 confer two different bone phenotypes in zebrafish. The Journal of biological chemistry. 291(24):12601-11
Watanabe, M., Sawada, R., Aramaki, T., Skerrett, I.M., Kondo, S. (2016) The physiological characterization of Connexin41.8 and Connexin39.4, which are involved in the stripe pattern formation of zebrafish. The Journal of biological chemistry. 291(3):1053-63
Watanabe, M., Kondo, S. (2015) Is pigment patterning in fish skin determined by the Turing mechanism?. Trends in genetics : TIG. 31(2):88-96
Kondo, S., Watanabe, M. (2015) Black, yellow or silver. Who leads skin pattern formation?. Pigment cell & melanoma research. 28(1):2-4
Inoue, S., Kondo, S., Parichy, D.M., Watanabe, M. (2014) Tetraspanin 3c requirement for pigment cell interactions and boundary formation in zebrafish adult pigment stripes. Pigment cell & melanoma research. 27:190-200
Hamada, H., Watanabe, M., Lau, H.E., Nishida, T., Hasegawa, T., Parichy, D.M., and Kondo, S. (2014) Involvement of Delta/Notch signaling in zebrafish adult pigment stripe patterning. Development (Cambridge, England). 141(2):318-324
Eom, D.S., Inoue, S., Patterson, L.B., Gordon, T.N., Slingwine, R., Kondo, S., Watanabe, M., and Parichy, D.M. (2012) Melanophore Migration and Survival during Zebrafish Adult Pigment Stripe Development Require the Immunoglobulin Superfamily Adhesion Molecule Igsf11. PLoS Genetics. 8(8):e1002899
Watanabe, M., Watanabe, D., and Kondo, S. (2012) Polyamine sensitivity of gap junctions is required for skin pattern formation in zebrafish. Scientific Reports. 2:473
Watanabe, M., Hiraide, K., and Okada, N. (2007) Functional diversification of kir7.1 in cichlids accelerated by gene duplication. Gene. 399(1):46-52
Watanabe, M., Iwashita, M., Ishii, M., Kurachi, Y., Kawakami, A., Kondo, S., and Okada, N. (2006) Spot pattern of leopard Danio is caused by mutation in the zebrafish connexin41.8 gene. EMBO reports. 7(9):893-897