ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-960805-515
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
Fax: 81-3-5802-2911


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. Marine biotechnology (New York, N.Y.). 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. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 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