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
Taminato, T., Yokota, D., Araki, S., Ovara, H., Yamasu, K., Kawamura, A. (2016) Enhancer activity-based identification of functional enhancers using zebrafish embryos. Genomics. 108(2):102-7
Kawamura, A., Ovara, H., Ooka, Y., Kinoshita, H., Hoshikawa, M., Nakajo, K., Yokota, D., Fujino, Y., Higashijima, S.I., Takada, S., Yamasu, K. (2015) Posterior-anterior gradient of zebrafish hes6 expression in the presomitic mesoderm is established by the combinatorial functions of the downstream enhancer and 3'UTR. Developmental Biology. 409(2):543-54
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. Mechanisms of Development. 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. Development, Growth & Differentiation. 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. Mechanisms of Development. 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. Developmental Biology. 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. Genesis. 48(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. Mechanisms of Development. 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. Developmental Dynamics. 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. Developmental Biology. 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. Developmental Dynamics. 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. Mechanisms of Development. 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. Development, Growth & Differentiation. 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. Developmental Dynamics. 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 Expression Patterns. 3(3):331-336
Tonou-Fujimori, N., Takahashi, M., Onodera, H., Kikuta, H., Koshida, S., Takeda, H., and Yamasu, K. (2002) RETRACTED. Expression of the FGF receptor 2 gene (fgfr2) during embryogenesis in the zebrafish Danio rerio. Gene Expression Patterns. 2(3-4):183-188
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. Mechanisms of Development. (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. Mechanisms of Development. 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. Development. 127(8):1691-1702

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