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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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PUBLICATIONS
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kikuta, H., and Kawakami, K. (2009) Transient and stable transgenesis using tol2 transposon vectors Meth. Mol. Biol.546:69-84.
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.
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.
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.
Kawakami, K. (2007) Tol2: a versatile gene transfer vector in vertebrates Genome Biol.8(1):S7.
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.
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.