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Kawakami, Koichi
Email: kokawaka@lab.nig.ac.jp
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Affiliation: K. Kawakami Lab
Address: Division of Molecular and Developmental Biology National Institute of Genetics 1111 Yata, Mishima Shizuoka, 411-8540 Japan
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS


PUBLICATIONS
Takeuchi, M., Matsuda, K., Yamaguchi, S., Asakawa, K., Miyasaka, N., Lal, P., Yoshihara, Y., Koga, A., Kawakami, K., Shimizu, T., Hibi, M. (2014) Establishment of Gal4 transgenic zebrafish lines for analysis of development of cerebellar neural circuitry Dev. Biol.397(1):1-17.
Wada, H., Iwasaki, M., Kawakami, K. (2014) Development of the lateral line canal system through a bone remodeling process in zebrafish Dev. Biol.392(1):1-14.
Okigawa, S., Mizoguchi, T., Okano, M., Tanaka, H., Isoda, M., Jiang, Y.J., Suster, M., Higashijima, S.I., Kawakami, K., Itoh, M. (2014) Different combinations of Notch ligands and receptors regulate V2 interneuron progenitor proliferation and V2a/V2b cell fate determination Dev. Biol.391(2):196-206.
Kwon, H.B., Fukuhara, S., Asakawa, K., Ando, K., Kashiwada, T., Kawakami, K., Hibi, M., Kwon, Y.G., Kim, K.W., Alitalo, K., and Mochizuki, N. (2013) The parallel growth of motoneuron axons with the dorsal aorta depends on Vegfc/Vegfr3 signaling in zebrafish Development140(19):4081-4090.
Satou, C., Kimura, Y., Hirata, H., Suster, M.L., Kawakami, K., and Higashijima, S. (2013) Transgenic tools to characterize neuronal properties of discrete populations of zebrafish neurons Development140(18):3927-3931.
Sittaramane, V., Pan, X., Glasco, D.M., Huang, P., Gurung, S., Bock, A., Li, S., Wang, H., Kawakami, K., Matise, M.P., and Chandrasekhar, A. (2013) The PCP protein Vangl2 regulates migration of hindbrain motor neurons by acting in floor plate cells, and independently of cilia function Dev. Biol.382(2):400-412.
Nakayama, Y., Kikuta, H., Kanai, M., Yoshikawa, K., Kawamura, A., Kobayashi, K., Wang, Z., Khan, A., Kawakami, K., and Yamasu, K. (2013) Gbx2 functions as a transcriptional repressor to regulate the specification and morphogenesis of the mid-hindbrain junction in a dosage- and stage-dependent manner Mech. Dev.130(11-12):532-52.
Wada, H., Ghysen, A., Asakawa, K., Abe, G., Ishitani, T., and Kawakami, K. (2013) Wnt/Dkk Negative Feedback Regulates Sensory Organ Size in Zebrafish Curr. Biol.23(16):1559-65.
Muto, A., and Kawakami, K. (2013) Prey capture in zebrafish larvae serves as a model to study cognitive functions Front. Neural Circuits7:110.
Banjo, T., Grajcarek, J., Yoshino, D., Osada, H., Miyasaka, K.Y., Kida, Y.S., Ueki, Y., Nagayama, K., Kawakami, K., Matsumoto, T., Sato, M., and Ogura, T. (2013) Haemodynamically dependent valvulogenesis of zebrafish heart is mediated by flow-dependent expression of miR-21 Nat. Commun.4:1978.
Asakawa, K., Abe, G., and Kawakami, K. (2013) Cellular dissection of the spinal cord motor column by BAC transgenesis and gene trapping in zebrafish Front. Neural Circuits7:100.
Kishimoto, N., Asakawa, K., Madelaine, R., Blader, P., Kawakami, K., and Sawamoto, K. (2013) Interhemispheric asymmetry of olfactory input-dependent neuronal specification in the adult brain Nat. Neurosci.16(7):884-8.
Wada, H., Dambly-Chaudière, C., Kawakami, K., and Ghysen, A. (2013) Innervation is required for sense organ development in the lateral line system of adult zebrafish Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA110(14):5659-5664.
Yamanaka, I., Miki, M., Asakawa, K., Kawakami, K., Oda, Y., and Hirata, H. (2013) Glycinergic transmission and postsynaptic activation of CaMKII are required for glycine receptor clustering in vivo Genes Cells18(3):211-224.
Muto, A., Ohkura, M., Abe, G., Nakai, J., and Kawakami, K. (2013) Real-Time Visualization of Neuronal Activity during Perception Curr. Biol.23(4):307-311.
Umeda, K., Shoji, W., Sakai, S., Muto, A., Kawakami, K., Ishizuka, T., and Yawo, H. (2013) Targeted expression of a chimeric channelrhodopsin in zebrafish under regulation of Gal4-UAS system Neurosci. Res.75(1):69-75.
Liu, W., Chen, J.R., Hsu, C.H., Li, Y.H., Chen, Y.M., Lin, C.Y., Huang, S.J., Chang, Z.K., Chen, Y.C., Lin, C.H., Gong, H.Y., Lin, C.C., Kawakami, K., and Wu, J.L. (2012) A zebrafish model of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma by dual expression of hepatitis B virus X and hepatitis C virus core protein in liver Hepatology56(6):2268-2276.
Asakawa, K., Higashijima, S.I., and Kawakami, K. (2012) An mnr2b/hlxb9lb enhancer trap line that labels spinal and abducens motor neurons in zebrafish Dev. Dyn.241(2):327-332.
Tsetskhladze, Z.R., Canfield, V.A., Ang, K.C., Wentzel, S.M., Reid, K.P., Berg, A.S., Johnson, S.L., Kawakami, K., and Cheng, K.C. (2012) Functional assessment of human coding mutations affecting skin pigmentation using zebrafish PLoS One7(10):e47398.
Shimizu, N., Kawakami, K., and Ishitani, T. (2012) Visualization and exploration of Tcf/Lef function using a highly responsive Wnt/beta-catenin signaling-reporter transgenic zebrafish Dev. Biol.370(1):71-85.
Yano, T., Abe, G., Yokoyama, H., Kawakami, K., and Tamura, K. (2012) Mechanism of pectoral fin outgrowth in zebrafish development Development139(16):2916-2925.
Fukui, H., Shiba, D., Asakawa, K., Kawakami, K., and Yokoyama, T. (2012) The ciliary protein Nek8/Nphp9 acts downstream of Inv/Nphp2 during pronephros morphogenesis and left-right establishment in zebrafish FEBS Lett.586(16):2273-2279.
Pujol-Martí, J., Zecca, A., Baudoin, J.P., Faucherre, A., Asakawa, K., Kawakami, K., and Lopez-Schier, H. (2012) Neuronal birth order identifies a dimorphic sensorineural map J. Neurosci.32(9):2976-2987.
Suster, M.L., Abe, G., Schouw, A., and Kawakami, K. (2011) Transposon-mediated BAC transgenesis in zebrafish Nat. Protoc.6(12):1998-2021.
Mizoguchi, T., Togawa, S., Kawakami, K., and Itoh, M. (2011) Neuron and sensory epithelial cell fate is sequentially determined by notch signaling in zebrafish lateral line development J. Neurosci.31(43):15522-15530.
Muto, A., and Kawakami, K. (2011) Imaging functional neural circuits in zebrafish with a new GCaMP and the Gal4FF-UAS system Commun. Integr. Biol.4(5):566-568.
Kishimoto, N., Alfaro-Cervello, C., Shimizu, K., Asakawa, K., Urasaki, A., Nonaka, S., Kawakami, K., Garcia-Verdugo, J.M., and Sawamoto, K. (2011) Migration of neuronal precursors from the telencephalic ventricular zone into the olfactory bulb in adult zebrafish J. Comp. Neurol.519(17):3549-65.
Shakes, L.A., Abe, G., Eltayeb, M.A., Wolf, H.M., Kawakami, K., and Chatterjee, P.K. (2011) Generating libraries of iTol2-end insertions at BAC ends using loxP and lox511 Tn10 transposons BMC Genomics12(1):351.
Ikenaga, T., Urban, J.M., Gebhart, N., Hatta, K., Kawakami, K., and Ono, F. (2011) Formation of the spinal network in zebrafish determined by domain-specific pax genes J. Comp. Neurol.519(8):1562-1579.
Vogalis, F., Shiraki, T., Kojima, D., Wada, Y., Nishiwaki, Y., Jarvinen, J.L., Sugiyama, J., Kawakami, K., Masai, I., Kawamura, S., Fukada, Y., and Lamb,T.D. (2011) Ectopic expression of cone-specific G-protein-coupled receptor kinase GRK7 in zebrafish rods leads to lower photosensitivity and altered responses J. Physiol.589(9):2321-2348.
Muto, A., Ohkura, M., Kotani, T., Higashijima, S.I., Nakai, J., and Kawakami, K. (2011) Genetic visualization with an improved GCaMP calcium indicator reveals spatiotemporal activation of the spinal motor neurons in zebrafish Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA108(13):5425-5430.
Tsujita, T., Li, L., Nakajima, H., Iwamoto, N., Nakajima-Takagi, Y., Ohashi, K., Kawakami, K., Kumagai, Y., Freeman, B.A., Yamamoto, M., and Kobayashi, M. (2011) Nitro-fatty acids and cyclopentenone prostaglandins share strategies to activate the Keap1-Nrf2 system: a study using green fluorescent protein transgenic zebrafish Genes Cells16(1):46-57.
Abe, G., Suster, M.L., and Kawakami, K. (2011) Tol2-mediated Transgenesis, Gene Trapping, Enhancer Trapping, and the Gal4-UAS System Meth. Cell. Biol.104:23-49.
Agetsuma, M., Aizawa, H., Aoki, T., Nakayama, R., Takahoko, M., Goto, M., Sassa, T., Amo, R., Shiraki, T., Kawakami, K., Hosoya, T., Higashijima, S.I., and Okamoto, H. (2010) The habenula is crucial for experience-dependent modification of fear responses in zebrafish Nat. Neurosci.13(11):1354-1356.
Kawakami, K., Abe, G., Asada, T., Asakawa, K., Fukuda, R., Ito, A., Lal, P., Mouri, N., Muto, A., Suster, M.L., Takakubo, H., Urasaki, A., Wada, H., and Yoshida, M. (2010) zTrap: zebrafish gene trap and enhancer trap database BMC Dev. Biol.10:105.
Imai, F., Yoshizawa, A., Fujimori-Tonou, N., Kawakami, K., and Masai, I. (2010) The ubiquitin proteasome system is required for cell proliferation of the lens epithelium and for differentiation of lens fiber cells in zebrafish Development137(19):3257-3268.
Hu, S.Y., Lin, P.Y., Liao, C.H., Gong, H.Y., Lin, G.H., Kawakami, K., and Wu, J.L. (2010) Nitroreductase-mediated Gonadal Dysgenesis for Infertility Control of Genetically Modified Zebrafish Mar. Biotechnol.12(5):569-578.
Asakawa, K., and Kawakami, K. (2010) A transgenic zebrafish for monitoring in vivo microtubule structures Dev. Dyn.239(10):2695-2699.
Yamamoto, M., Morita, R., Mizoguchi, T., Matsuo, H., Isoda, M., Ishitani, T., Chitnis, A.B., Matsumoto, K., Crump, J.G., Hozumi, K., Yonemura, S., Kawakami, K., and Itoh, M. (2010) Mib-Jag1-Notch signalling regulates patterning and structural roles of the notochord by controlling cell-fate decisions Development137(15):2527-2537.
Bussmann, J., Bos, F.L., Urasaki, A., Kawakami, K., Duckers, H.J., and Schulte-Merker, S. (2010) Arteries provide essential guidance cues for lymphatic endothelial cells in the zebrafish trunk Development137(16):2653-2657.
Chen, Y.C., Wu, B.K., Chu, C.Y., Cheng, C.H., Han, H.W., Chen, G.D., Lee, M.T., Hwang, P.P., Kawakami, K., Chang, C.C., and Huang, C.J. (2010) Identification and characterization of alternative promoters of zebrafish Rtn-4/Nogo genes in cultured cells and zebrafish embryos Nucleic Acids Res.38(14):4635-4650.
Rodriguez-Mari, A., Cañestro, C., Bremiller, R.A., Nguyen-Johnson, A., Asakawa, K., Kawakami, K., and Postlethwait, J.H. (2010) Sex Reversal in Zebrafish fancl Mutants Is Caused by Tp53-Mediated Germ Cell Apoptosis PLoS Genet.6(7):e1001034.
Pujol-Martí, J., Baudoin, J.P., Faucherre, A., Kawakami, K., and Lopez-Schier, H. (2010) Progressive neurogenesis defines lateralis somatotopy Dev. Dyn.239(7):1919-1930.
Sinha, D.K., Neveu, P., Gagey, N., Aujard, I., Le Saux, T., Rampon, C., Gauron, C., Kawakami, K., Leucht, C., Bally-Cuif, L., Volovitch, M., Bensimon, D., Jullien, L., and Vriz, S. (2010) Photoactivation of the CreER(T2) Recombinase for Conditional Site-Specific Recombination with High Spatiotemporal Resolution Zebrafish7(2):199-204.
Wada, H., Ghysen, A., Satou, C., Higashijima, S.I., Kawakami, K., Hamaguchi, S., and Sakaizumi, M. (2010) Dermal morphogenesis controls lateral line patterning during postembryonic development of teleost fish Dev. Biol.340(2):583-594.
Kotani, T., Iemura, S.I., Natsume, T., Kawakami, K., and Yamashita, M. (2010) Mys protein regulates protein kinase A activity by interacting with regulatory type I{alpha} subunit during vertebrate development J. Biol. Chem.285(7):5106-5116.
Takeuchi, M., Kaneko, H., Nishikawa, K., Kawakami, K., Yamamoto, M., and Kobayashi, M. (2010) Efficient transient rescue of hematopoietic mutant phenotypes in zebrafish using Tol2-mediated transgenesis Dev. Growth Differ.52(2):245-250.
Kajita, M., Hogan, C., Harris, A.R., Dupre-Crochet, S., Itasaki, N., Kawakami, K., Charras, G., Tada, M., and Fujita, Y. (2010) Interaction with surrounding normal epithelial cells influences signalling pathways and behaviour of Src-transformed cells J. Cell Sci.123(Pt 2):171-180.
Appelbaum, L., Wang, G.X., Maro, G.S., Mori, R., Tovin, A., Marin, W., Yokogawa, T., Kawakami, K., Smith, S.J., Gothilf, Y., Mignot, E., and Mourrain, P. (2009) Sleep-wake regulation and hypocretin-melatonin interaction in zebrafish Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA106(51):21942-21947.
Komisarczuk, A.Z., Kawakami, K., and Becker, T.S. (2009) Cis-regulation and chromosomal rearrangement of the fgf8 locus after the Teleost/tetrapod split Dev. Biol.336(2):301-312.
Asakawa, K., and Kawakami, K. (2009) The Tol2-mediated Gal4-UAS method for gene and enhancer trapping in zebrafish Methods49(3):275-281.
Suster, M.L., Sumiyama, K., and Kawakami, K. (2009) Transposon-mediated BAC transgenesis in zebrafish and mice BMC Genomics10:477.
Picker, A., Cavodeassi, F., Machate, A., Bernauer, S., Hans, S., Abe, G., Kawakami, K., Wilson, S.W., and Brand, M. (2009) Dynamic coupling of pattern formation and morphogenesis in the developing vertebrate retina PLoS Biol.7(10):e1000214.
Koide, T., Miyasaka, N., Morimoto, K., Asakawa, K., Urasaki, A., Kawakami, K., and Yoshihara, Y. (2009) Olfactory neural circuitry for attraction to amino acids revealed by transposon-mediated gene trap approach in zebrafish Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA106(24):9884-9889.
Kim, D.J., Seok, S.H., Baek, M.W., Lee, H.Y., Na, Y.R., Park, S.H., Lee, H.K., Dutta, N.K., Kawakami, K., and Park, J.H. (2009) Benomyl induction of brain aromatase and toxic effects in the zebrafish embryo J. Appl. Toxicol.29(4):289-294.
Esaki, M., Hoshijima, K., Nakamura, N., Munakata, K., Tanaka, M., Ookata, K., Asakawa, K., Kawakami, K., Wang, W., Weinberg, E.S., and Hirose, S. (2009) Mechanism of development of ionocytes rich in vacuolar-type H(+)-ATPase in the skin of zebrafish larvae Dev. Biol.329(1):116-129.
Kitaguchi, T., Kawakami, K., and Kawahara, A. (2009) Transcriptional regulation of a myeloid-lineage specific gene lysozyme C during zebrafish myelopoiesis Mech. Dev.126(5-6):314-323.
Chen, Y.C., Cheng, C.H., Chen, G.D., Hung, C.C., Yang, C.H., Hwang, S.P., Kawakami, K., Wu, B.K., and Huang, C.J. (2009) Recapitulation of zebrafish sncga expression pattern and labeling the habenular complex in transgenic zebrafish using green fluorescent protein reporter gene Dev. Dyn.238(3):746-754.
Kim, D.J., Seok, S.H., Baek, M.W., Lee, H.Y., Na, Y.R., Park, S.H., Lee, H.K., Dutta, N.K., Kawakami, K., and Park, J.H. (2009) Developmental toxicity and brain aromatase induction by high genistein concentrations in zebrafish embryos Toxicol. Mech. Methods19(3):251-256.
Faucherre, A., Pujol-Martí, J., Kawakami, K., and Lopez-Schier, H. (2009) Afferent neurons of the zebrafish lateral line are strict selectors of hair-cell orientation PLoS One4(2):e4477.
Suster, M.L., Kania, A., Liao, M., Asakawa, K., Charron, F., Kawakami, K., and Drapeau, P. (2009) A novel conserved evx1 enhancer links spinal interneuron morphology and cis-regulation from fish to mammals Dev. Biol.325(2):422-433.
Urasaki, A., and Kawakami, K. (2009) Analysis of genes and genome by the tol2-mediated gene and enhancer trap methods Meth. Mol. Biol.546:85-102.
Suster, M.L., Kikuta, H., Urasaki, A., Asakawa, K., and Kawakami, K. (2009) Transgenesis in zebrafish with the tol2 transposon system Meth. Mol. Biol.561:41-63.
Santoriello, C., Deflorian, G., Pezzimenti, F., Kawakami, K., Lanfrancone, L., d'Adda di Fagagna, F., and Mione, M. (2009) Expression of H-RASV12 in a zebrafish model of Costello syndrome causes cellular senescence in adult proliferating cells Dis. Model. Mech.2(1-2):56-67.
Kikuta, H., and Kawakami, K. (2009) Transient and stable transgenesis using tol2 transposon vectors Meth. Mol. Biol.546:69-84.
Urasaki, A., Asakawa, K., and Kawakami, K. (2008) Efficient transposition of the Tol2 transposable element from a single-copy donor in zebrafish Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA105(50):19827-19832.
Yoshikawa, S., Kawakami, K., and Zhao, X.C. (2008) G2R Cre reporter transgenic zebrafish Dev. Dyn.237(9):2460-2465.
Asakawa, K., and Kawakami, K. (2008) Targeted gene expression by the Gal4-UAS system in zebrafish Dev. Growth Differ.50(6):391-399.
Kotani, T., and Kawakami, K. (2008) misty somites, a maternal effect gene identified by transposon-mediated insertional mutagenesis in zebrafish that is essential for the somite boundary maintenance Dev. Biol.316(2):383-396.
Aleström, P., Begemann, G., Carvan, M.J. 3rd, Cheng, K.C., Crosier, K., Crosier, P., Ekker, S., Huttenlocher, A., Kawakami, K., Kelly, G., Korzh, V., Lieschke, G., Mione, M., Neely, M.N., Neuhauss, S., and Trede, N.S. (2008) Views on four key questions about zebrafish research Zebrafish5(1):9-24.
Asakawa, K., Suster, M.L., Mizusawa, K., Nagayoshi, S., Kotani, T., Urasaki, A., Kishimoto, Y., Hibi, M., and Kawakami, K. (2008) Genetic dissection of neural circuits by Tol2 transposon-mediated Gal4 gene and enhancer trapping in zebrafish Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA105(4):1255-1260.
Nagayoshi, S., Hayashi, E., Abe, G., Osato, N., Asakawa, K., Urasaki, A., Horikawa, K., Ikeo, K., Takeda, H., and Kawakami, K. (2008) Insertional mutagenesis by the Tol2 transposon-mediated enhancer trap approach generated mutations in two developmental genes: tcf7 and synembryn-like Development135(1):159-169.
Fan, X., Hagos, E.G., Xu, B., Sias, C., Kawakami, K., Burdine, R.D., and Dougan, S.T. (2007) Nodal signals mediate interactions between the extra-embryonic and embryonic tissues in zebrafish Dev. Biol.310(2):363-378.
Seguchi, O., Takashima, S., Yamazaki, S., Asakura, M., Asano, Y., Shintani, Y., Wakeno, M., Minamino, T., Kondo, H., Furukawa, H., Nakamaru, K., Naito, A., Takahashi, T., Ohtsuka, T., Kawakami, K., Isomura, T., Kitamura, S., Tomoike, H., Mochizuki, N., and Kitakaze, M. (2007) A cardiac myosin light chain kinase regulates sarcomere assembly in the vertebrate heart J. Clin. Invest.117(10):2812-2824.
Nakada, T., Hoshijima, K., Esaki, M., Nagayoshi, S., Kawakami, K., and Hirose, S. (2007) Localization of ammonia transporter Rhcg1 in mitochondrion-rich cells of yolk sac, gill, and kidney of zebrafish and its ionic strength-dependent expression Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol.293(4):R1743-1753.
Scott, E.K., Mason, L., Arrenberg, A.B., Ziv, L., Gosse, N.J., Xiao, T., Chi, N.C., Asakawa, K., Kawakami, K., and Baier, H. (2007) Targeting neural circuitry in zebrafish using GAL4 enhancer trapping Nat. Methods4(4):323-326.
Kosaka, K., Kawakami, K., Sakamoto, H., and Inoue, K. (2007) Spatiotemporal localization of germ plasm RNAs during zebrafish oogenesis Mech. Dev.124(4):279-289.
Jeong, J.Y., Einhorn, Z., Mathur, P., Chen, L., Lee, S., Kawakami, K., and Guo, S. (2007) Patterning the zebrafish diencephalon by the conserved zinc-finger protein Fezl Development134(1):127-136.
Kawakami, K. (2007) Tol2: a versatile gene transfer vector in vertebrates Genome Biol.8(1):S7.
Esaki, M., Hoshijima, K., Kobayashi, S., Fukuda, H., Kawakami, K., and Hirose, S. (2007) Visualization in zebrafish larvae of Na+ uptake in mitochondrion-rich cells whose differentiation is dependent on foxi3{alpha} Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol.292(1):R470-R480.
Zou, J., Beermann, F., Wang, J., Kawakami, K., and Wei, X. (2006) The Fugu tyrp1 promoter directs specific GFP expression in zebrafish: tools to study the RPE and the neural crest-derived melanophores Pigment Cell Res.19(6):615-627.
Blaser, H., Reichman-Fried, M., Castanon, I., Dumstrei, K., Marlow, F.L., Kawakami, K., Solnica-Krezel, L., Heisenberg, C.P., and Raz, E. (2006) Migration of zebrafish primordial germ cells: a role for Myosin contraction and cytoplasmic flow Dev. Cell11(5):613-627.
Urasaki, A., Morvan, G., and Kawakami, K. (2006) Functional dissection of the Tol2 transposable element identified the minimal cis-sequence and a highly repetitive sequence in the subterminal region essential for transposition Genetics174(2):639-649.
Inoue, F., Nagayoshi, S., Ota, S., Islam, M.E., Tonou-Fujimori, N., Odaira, Y., Kawakami, K., and Yamasu, K. (2006) Genomic organization, alternative splicing, and multiple regulatory regions of the zebrafish fgf8 gene Dev. Growth Differ.48(7):447-462.
Kotani, T., Nagayoshi, S., Urasaki, A., and Kawakami, K. (2006) Transposon-mediated gene trapping in zebrafish Methods39(3):199-206.
Fisher, S., Grice, E.A., Vinton, R.M., Bessling, S.L., Urasaki, A., Kawakami, K.,and McCallion, A.S. (2006) Evaluating the biological relevance of putative enhancers using Tol2 transposon-mediated transgenesis in zebrafish Nat. Protoc.1(3):1297-1305.
Kawakami, K. (2005) Transposon tools and methods in zebrafish Dev. Dyn.234(2):244-254.
Taylor, M.R., Kikkawa, S., Diez-Juan, A., Ramamurthy, V., Kawakami, K., Carmeliet, P., and Brockerhoff, S.E. (2005) The Zebrafish pob Gene Encodes a Novel Protein Required for Survival of Red Cone Photoreceptor Cells Genetics170(1):263-273.
Kawakami, K. (2004) Transgenesis and gene trap methods in zebrafish by using the Tol2 transposable element The Zebrafish: Genetics, Genomics and Informatics, 2nd ed., Methods Cell Biol.77:201-222.
Kawakami, K., Takeda, H., Kawakami, N., Kobayashi, M., Matsuda, N., and Mishina, M. (2004) A transposon-mediated gene trap approach identifies developmentally regulated genes in zebrafish Dev. Cell7(1):133-144.
Kawakami, K. (2001) Functional analysis of zebrafish genes by insertional mutagenesis Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso.(Suppl. 16) 46:2456-2460.
Kawakami, K. (2000) Insertional mutagenesis in zebrafish and a proviral insertional mutation hagoromo (in Japanese) Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso.(Suppl. 17) 45:2810-2819.
Kawakami, K., Shima, A., and Kawakami, N. (2000) Identification of a functional transposase of the Tol2 element, an Ac-like element from the Japanese medaka fish, and its transposition in the zebrafish germ lineage Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA97(21):11403-11408.
Kawakami, K., Amsterdam, A., Shimoda, N., Becker, T., Mugg, J., Shima, A., and Hopkins, N. (2000) Proviral insertions in the zebrafish hagoromo gene, encoding an F-box/WD40-repeat protein, cause stripe pattern anomalies Curr. Biol.10(8):463-466.
Kawakami, K. and Shima A. (1999) Identification of the Tol2 transposase of the medaka fish Orzias latipes that catalyzes excision of a nonautonomous Tol2 element in zebrafish Danio rerio Gene240(1):239-244.
Kawakami, K., Koga, A., Hori, H., and Shima, A. (1998) Excision of the Tol2 transposable element of the medaka fish, Oryzias latipes, in zebrafish, Danio rerio Gene225:17-22.
Yoon, C., Kawakami, K., and N. Hopkins (1997) Zebrafish vasa homologue RNA is localized to the cleavage planes of 2- and 4-cell-stage embryos and is expressed in the primordial germ cells Development124(16):3157-3165.
Amsterdam, A., Yoon, C., Allende, M., Becker, T., Kawakami, K., Burgess, S., Gaiano, N., and Hopkins, N. (1997) Retrovirus-mediated insertional mutagenesis in zebrafish and identification of a molecular marker for embryonic germ cells Cold Spring Harb. Symp. Quant. Biol.62:437-450.
Allende, M.L., Amsterdam, A., Becker, T., Kawakami, K., Gaiano, N., and Hopkins, N. (1996) Insertional mutagenesis in zebrafish identifies two novel genes, pescadillo and dead eye, essential for embryonic development Genes Dev.10(24):3141-3155.
Gaiano, N., Amsterdam, A., Kawakami, K., Allende, M., Becker, T., and Hopkins, N. (1996) Insertional mutagenesis and rapid cloning of essential genes in zebrafish Nature383(6603):829-832.
Gaiano, N., Allende, M., Amsterdam, A., Kawakami, K., and Hopkins, N. (1996) Highly efficient germ-line transmission of proviral insertions in zebrafish Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA93(15):7777-7782.
Kawakami, K. and Hopkins, N. (1996) Rapid identification of transgenic zebrafish Trends Genet.12:9-10.

NON-ZEBRAFISH PUBLICATIONS
Kawakami, K. and Noda, T. (2004) Transposition of the Tol2 element, an Ac-like element from the Japanese medaka fish Oryzias latipes, in mouse embryonic stem cells. Genetics 166:895-899.

Kawakami, K., Imanaka, K., Itoh, M., and Taira, M. (2004) Excision of the Tol2 transposable element of the medaka fish Oryzias latipes in Xenopus laevis and Xenopus tropicalis. Gene 338:93-98.

The MGC project team (Gerhard, D.S. and 113 authors). (2004) The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: The mammalian gene collection (MGC). Genome Res 14:2121-2127.

Terai, Y., Morikawa, N., Kawakami, K., and Okada, N. (2003) The complexity of alternative splicing of hagoromo mRNAs is increased in an explosively speciated lineage in East African cichlids. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100:12798-12803.


Clark, M.S., Edwards, Y.J.K., Peterson, D., Clifton, S.W., Thompson, A.J., Sasaki, M., Suzuki, Y., Kikuchi, K., Watabe, S., Kawakami, K., Sugano. S., Elgar, G., and Johnson, S.L. (2003) Fugu ESTs: New resources for transcription analysis and genome annotation. Genome Research 13:2747-2753.

Terai, Y., Morikawa, N., Kawakami, K., and Okada, N. (2002) Accelerated evolution of the surface amino acids in the WD-repeat domain encoded by the hagoromo gene in an explosively speciated lineage of east cichlid fishes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 19:574-578.

Maruyama, S., Hatakeyama, S., Nakayama, K., Ishida, N., Kawakami, K., and Nakayama, K.-i. (2001) Characterization of a mouse gene (Fbxw6) that encodes a homologue of Caenorhabditis elegans SEL-10. Genomics 78:214-222.

Kawakami, K., Pande, S., Faiola, B., Moore, D. P., Boeke, J. D., Farabaugh, P. J., Strathern, J. N., Nakamura, Y., and Garfinkel, D. J. (1993) A rare tRNA-Arg(CUU) that regulates Ty1 element ribosomal frameshifting is essential for Ty1 retrotransposition in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics 135:309-320.

Shirayama, M., Kawakami, K., Matsui, Y., Tanaka, K., and Toh-e, A. (1993) MSI3, a multicopy suppressor of mutants hyper-activated in the RAS-cAMP pathway, encodes a novel HSP70 protein of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Mol. Gen. Genet. 240:323-332.

Ito, K., Kawakami, K., and Nakamura, Y. (1993) Multiple control of Escherichia coli lysyl-tRNA synthetase expression involves a transcriptional repressor and a translational enhancer element. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 90:302-306.

Kawakami, K., Ito, K., and Nakamura, Y. (1992) Differential regulation of two genes encoding lysyl-tRNA synthetases in Escherichia coli: lysU-constitutive mutations compensate for a lysS null mutation. Molecular Microbiology 6:1739-1746.

Nakamura, Y., and Kawakami, K. (1992) Overproduction and purification of lysyl-tRNA synthetase encoded by the herC gene of Escherichia coli. Biochimie 74:581-584.

Kawakami, K., Shafer, B. K., Garfinkel, D. J., Strathern, J. N., and Nakamura, Y. (1992) Ty element-induced temperature sensitive mutations of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics 131:821-832.

Mikuni, O., Kawakami, K., and Nakamura, Y. (1991) Sequence and functional analysis of mutations in the gene encoding peptide-chain-release factor 2 of Escherichia coli. Biochimie 73:1509-1516.

Nakamura, Y., Kawakami, K., and Mikuni, O. (1990) Alternative translation and functional diversity of release factor 2 and lysyl-tRNA synthetase. In Post-transcriptional control of gene expression: Springer-Verlag, pp. 455-464.

Kawakami, K., and Nakamura, Y. (1990) Autogenous suppression of an opal mutation in the gene encoding peptide chain release factor 2. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 87:8432-8436.

Kawakami, K., Naito, S., Inoue, N., Nakamura, Y., Ikeda, H., and Uchida, H. (1989) Isolation and characterization of herC, a mutation of Escherichia coli affecting maintenance of ColE1. Mol. Gen. Genet. 219:333-340.

Inada, T., Kawakami, K., Chen, S.-M., Takiff, H., Court, D. L., and Nakamura, Y. (1989) Temperature-sensitive lethal mutant of Era, a G protein in Escherichia coli. Journal of Bacteriology 171:5017-5024.

Kawakami, K., Inada, T., and Nakamura, Y. (1988) Conditionally lethal and recessive UGA-suppressor mutations in the prfB gene encoding peptide chain release factor 2 of Escherichia coli. Journal of Bacteriology 170:5378-5381.

Kawakami, K., Josson, Y. H., Bjork, G. R., Ikeda, H., and Nakamura, Y. (1988) Chromosomal location and structure of the operon encoding peptide-chain-release factor 2 of Escherichia coli. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 85:5620-5624.