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Shima, Akihiro
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Address: Department of Radiation Biology Zoological Institute Faculty of Science University of Tokyo Bunkyo-ku Tokyo, 113 Japan
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS


PUBLICATIONS
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

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