Research
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ZIRC
ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-960805-624
Yamasu, Kyo
Email: kyamasu@mail.saitama-u.ac.jp
URL: http://devbiol.seitai.saitama-u.ac.jp/
Affiliation: Yamasu Lab
Address: Division of Life Science Graduate School of Science and Engineering Saitama University Shimo-Okubo 255, Sakura-ku Saitama, 338-8570 Japan
Phone: 81-48-858-3417
Fax: 81-48-858-3698
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS


PUBLICATIONS
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.
Khan, A., Nakamoto, A., Tai, M., Saito, S., Nakayama, Y., Kawamura, A., Takeda, H., and Yamasu, K. (2012) Mesendoderm specification depends on the function of Pou2, the class V POU-type transcription factor, during zebrafish embryogenesis Dev. Growth Differ.54(7):686-701.
Khan, A., Nakamoto, A., Okamoto, S., Tai, M., Nakayama, Y., Kobayashi, K., Kawamura, A., Takeda, H., and Yamasu, K. (2012) Pou2, a class V POU-type transcription factor in zebrafish, regulates dorsoventral patterning and convergent extension movement at different blastula stages Mech. Dev.129(9-12):219-235.
Ishioka, A., Jindo, T., Kawanabe, T., Hatta, K., Parvin, M.S., Nikaido, M., Kuroyanagi, Y., Takeda, H., and Yamasu, K. (2011) Retinoic acid-dependent establishment of positional information in the hindbrain was conserved during vertebrate evolution Dev. Biol.350(1):154-168.
Ota, S., Tonou-Fujimori, N., Nakayama, Y., Ito, Y., Kawamura, A., and Yamasu, K. (2010) FGF receptor gene expression and its regulation by FGF signaling during early zebrafish development Genesis48(12):707-716.
Ota, S., Tonou-Fujimori, N., and Yamasu, K. (2009) The roles of the FGF signal in zebrafish embryos analyzed using constitutive activation and dominant-negative suppression of different FGF receptors Mech. Dev.126(1-2):1-17.
Parvin, M.S., Okuyama, N., Inoue, F., Islam, M.E., Kawakami, A., Takeda, H., and Yamasu, K. (2008) Autoregulatory loop and retinoic acid repression regulate pou2/pou5f1 gene expression in the zebrafish embryonic brain Dev. Dyn.237(5):1373-1388.
Inoue, F., Parvin, M.S., and Yamasu, K. (2008) Transcription of fgf8 is regulated by activating and repressive cis-elements at the midbrain-hindbrain boundary in zebrafish embryos Dev. Biol.316(2):471-486.
Nikaido, M., Doi, K., Shimizu, T., Hibi, M., Kikuchi, Y., and Yamasu, K. (2007) Initial specification of the epibranchial placode in zebrafish embryos depends on the fibroblast growth factor signal Dev. Dyn.236(2):564-571.
Islam, M.E., Kikuta, H., Inoue, F., Kanai, M., Kawakami, A., Parvin, M.S., Takeda, H., and Yamasu, K. (2006) Three enhancer regions regulate gbx2 gene expression in the isthmic region during zebrafish development Mech. Dev.123(12):907-924.
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.
Kikuta, H., Kanai, M., Ito, Y., and Yamasu, K. (2003) gbx2 Homeobox gene is required for the maintenance of the isthmic region in the zebrafish embryonic brain Dev. Dyn.228(3):433-450.
Hirate, Y., Okamoto, H. and Yamasu, K. (2003) Structure of the zebrafish fasciclin I-related extracellular matrix protein (betaig-h3) and its characteristic expression during embryogenesis Gene Expr. Patterns3(3):331-336.
Tonou-Fujimori, N., Takahashi, M., Onodera, H., Kikuta, H., Koshida, S., Takeda, H., and Yamasu, K. (2002) Expression of the FGF receptor 2 gene (fgfr2) during embryogenesis in the zebrafish Danio rerio Mech. Dev.(Suppl.) 119:S173-S178.
Hirate, Y., Mieda, M., Harada, T., Yamasu, K., and Okamoto, H. (2001) Identification of ephrin-A3 and novel genes specific to the midbrain-MHB in embryonic zebrafish by ordered differential display Mech. Dev.107(1-2):83-96.
Sawada, A., Fritz, A., Jiang, Y., Yamamoto, A., Yamasu, K., Kuroiwa, A., Saga, Y., and Takeda, H. (2000) Zebrafish Mesp family genes, mesp-a and mesp-b are segmentally expressed in the presomitic mesoderm, and Mesp-b confers the anterior identity to the developing somites Development127(8):1691-1702.

NON-ZEBRAFISH PUBLICATIONS