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Shima, Akihiro
Address: Department of Radiation Biology Zoological Institute Faculty of Science University of Tokyo Bunkyo-ku Tokyo, 113 Japan
Phone: 81-3-5802-2911
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Yokoi, H., Shimada, A., Carl, M., Takashima, S., Kobayashi, D., Narita, T., Jindo, T., Kimura, T., Kitagawa, T., Kage, T., Sawada, A., Naruse, K., Asakawa, S., Shimizu, N., Mitani, H., Shima, A., Tsutsumi, M., Hori, H., Wittbrodt, J., Saga, Y., Ishikawa, Y., Araki, K., and Takeda, H. (2007) Mutant analyses reveal different functions of fgfr1 in medaka and zebrafish despite conserved ligand-receptor relationships. Developmental Biology. 304(1):326-337
Sasaki, T., Shimizu, A., Ishikawa, S.K., Imai, S., Asakawa, S., Murayama, Y., Khorasani, M.Z., Mitani, H., Furutani-Seiki, M., Kondoh, H., Nanda, I., Schmid, M., Schartl, M., Nonaka, M., Takeda, H., Hori, H., Himmelbauer, H., Shima, A., and Shimizu, N. (2007) The DNA sequence of medaka chromosome LG22. Genomics. 89(1):124-133
Naruse, K., Tanaka, M., Mita, K., Shima, A., Postlethwait, J., and Mitani, H. (2004) A Medaka Gene Map: The Trace of Ancestral Vertebrate Proto-Chromosomes Revealed by Comparative Gene Mapping. Genome research. 14(5):820-828
Hawkins, W.E., Clark, M.S., Shima, A., Walter, R.B., Winn, R.N., and Westerfield, M. (2001) Four resource centers for fishes: specifies, stocks, and services. Mar. Biotechnol.. 3:S239-S248
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. USA. 97(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. Current biology : CB. 10(8):463-466
Kawakami, K. and Shima A. (1999) Identification of the Tol2 transposase of the medaka fish Oryzias latipes that catalyzes excision of a nonautonomous Tol2 element in zebrafish Danio rerio. Gene. 240(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. Gene. 225:17-22

Wittbrodt, J., Shima, A., and Schartl, M. (2002) Medaka--a model organism from the far East. Nat. Rev. Genet.. 3(1):53-64