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ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-970317-1
Ota, Tatsuya
Email: ota@soken.ac.jp
URL: http://sendou.soken.ac.jp/life_sc/ota.html
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Address: The Graduate University for Advanced Studies Kamiyamaguchi, Hayama Kanagawa, 240-0193 Japan
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Phone: 011-81-468-58-1567
Fax: 011-81-468-58-1544
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS


PUBLICATIONS
Braasch, I., Gehrke, A.R., Smith, J.J., Kawasaki, K., Manousaki, T., Pasquier, J., Amores, A., Desvignes, T., Batzel, P., Catchen, J., Berlin, A.M., Campbell, M.S., Barrell, D., Martin, K.J., Mulley, J.F., Ravi, V., Lee, A.P., Nakamura, T., Chalopin, D., Fan, S., Wcisel, D., Cañestro, C., Sydes, J., Beaudry, F.E., Sun, Y., Hertel, J., Beam, M.J., Fasold, M., Ishiyama, M., Johnson, J., Kehr, S., Lara, M., Letaw, J.H., Litman, G.W., Litman, R.T., Mikami, M., Ota, T., Saha, N.R., Williams, L., Stadler, P.F., Wang, H., Taylor, J.S., Fontenot, Q., Ferrara, A., Searle, S.M., Aken, B., Yandell, M., Schneider, I., Yoder, J.A., Volff, J.N., Meyer, A., Amemiya, C.T., Venkatesh, B., Holland, P.W., Guiguen, Y., Bobe, J., Shubin, N.H., Di Palma, F., Alföldi, J., Lindblad-Toh, K., Postlethwait, J.H. (2016) The spotted gar genome illuminates vertebrate evolution and facilitates human-teleost comparisons. Nature Genetics. 48(4):427-37
Amemiya, C.T., Alfoldi, J., Lee, A.P., Fan, S., Philippe, H., MacCallum, I., Braasch, I., Manousaki, T., Schneider, I., Rohner, N., Organ, C., Chalopin, D., Smith, J.J., Robinson, M., Dorrington, R.A., Gerdol, M., Aken, B., Biscotti, M.A., Barucca, M., Baurain, D., Berlin, A.M., Blatch, G.L., Buonocore, F., Burmester, T., Campbell, M.S., Canapa, A., Cannon, J.P., Christoffels, A., de Moro, G., Edkins, A.L., Fan, L., Fausto, A.M., Feiner, N., Forconi, M., Gamieldien, J., Gnerre, S., Gnirke, A., Goldstone, J.V., Haerty, W., Hahn, M.E., Hesse, U., Hoffmann, S., Johnson, J., Karchner, S.I., Karaku, S., Lara, M., Levin, J.Z., Litman, G.W., Mauceli, E., Miyake, T., Mueller, M.G., Nelson, D.R., Nitsche, A., Olmo, E., Ota, T., Pallavicini, A., Panji, S., Picone, B., Ponting, C.P., Prohaska, S.J., Przybylski, D., Saha, N.R., Ravi, V., Ribeiro, F.J., Sauka-Spengler, T., Scapigliati, G., Searle, S.M.J., Sharpe, T., Simakov, O., Stadler, P.F., Stegeman, J.J., Sumiyama, K., Tabbaa, D., Tafer, H., Turner-Maier, J., van Heusden, P., White, S., Williams, L., Yandell, M., Brinkmann, H., Volff, J.N., Tabin, C.J., Shubin, N., Schartl, M., Jaffe, D.B., Postlethwait, J.H., Venkatesh, B., Palma, F.D., Lander, E.S., Meyer, A., and Lindblad-Toh, K. (2013) The African coelacanth genome provides insights into tetrapod evolution. Nature. 496:311-316
Trede, N.S., Ota, T., Kawasaki, H., Paw, B.H., Katz, T., Demarest, B., Hutchinson, S., Zhou, Y., Hersey, C., Zapata, A., Amemiya, C.T., and Zon, L.I. (2008) Zebrafish mutants with disrupted early T-cell and thymus development identified in early pressure screen. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 237(9):2575-2584
Yoder, J.A., Litman, R.T., Mueller, M.G., Desai, S., Dobrinski, K.P., Montgomery, J.S., Buzzeo, M.P., Ota, T., Amemiya, C.T., Trede, N.S., Wei, S., Djeu, J.Y., Humphray, S., Jekosch, K., Hernandez Prada, J.A., Ostrov, D.A., and Litman, G.W. (2004) Resolution of the novel immune-type receptor gene cluster in zebrafish. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101(44):15706-15711
Danilova, N., Hohman, V.S., Sacher, F., Ota, T., Willett, C.E., and Steiner, L.A. (2004) T cells and the thymus in developing zebrafish. Developmental and comparative immunology. 28(7-8):755-767
Trede, N.S., Ota, T., Kawasaki, H., Barut, B., Paw, B.H., Zhou, Y., Hersey, C., Zapata, A., Amemiya, C.T., and Zon, L.I. (2000) A genetic screen in the zebrafish defines mutations required for the development of the immune system. Blood. 96(11):2633
Amemiya, C., Ota, T., and Litman, G. (1996) Construction of P1 artificial chromosome (PAC) libraries from lower vertebrates. In Nonmammalian Genomic Analysis: A Practical Guide. B. Birren and E. Lai, eds. San Diego: Academic Press.

NON-ZEBRAFISH PUBLICATIONS
Publications related to evolution of immune system

Ota, T. and M. Nei (1994) Divergent evolution and evolution by the birth-and-death process in the immunoglobulin VH gene family. Mol. Bio. Evol. 11:469-482.

Ota, T. and M. Nei (1995) Evolution of immunoglobulin VH pseudogenes in chickens. Mol. Biol. Evol. 12:94-102.

Ota, T. and C.T. Amemiya (1996) A nonradioactive method for improved restriction analysis and fingerprinting of large P1 artificial chromosome clones. Genetic Analysis: Biomolecular Engineering 12:173-178.

Ota, T., T. Sitnikova, and M. Nei (2000) Evolution of vertebrate immunoglobulin variable gene segments. Curr. Topics Microbio. Immunol. (in press)