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Name Kuroiwa, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa, Tsuneyoshi
Section Section II, Fourth Subsection
Date of Election 2010/12/13
Speciality Biological Science
Selected Bibliography
  • Major books
    1. E.J.DuPraw著 田中信徳、黒岩常祥、渡部真 訳 “DNAと染色体” 丸善 (1973).
    2. 黒岩常祥 “細胞はどのように生まれたか” 岩波書店 (1999).
    3. 黒岩常祥 “ミトコンドリアはどこからきたか―生命40億年を遡る” NHKブックス (2000).
    4. 黒岩常祥 “細胞、原始から未来への鍵” 人間と文化80, 7-50 三愛新書(2014).
    5. Kuroiwa, T., Miyagishima, S., Matsunaga, S., Sato, N., Nozaki, H., Tanaka, K., Misumi, O., Editors: “Cyanidioschyzon merolae: A New Model Eukaryote for Cell and Organelle Biology” Springer (2018).
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  • Major original articles
    1. Kuroiwa, T. and Tanaka, N. “DNA replication pattern in somatic chromosomes of Crepis capillaris.” Cytologia 35: 271-279 (1970).
    2. Kuroiwa, T. and Tanaka, N. “Fine structures of interphase nuclei IV. The behavior of late replicating chromatin during a late portion of the S period as revealed by electron microscope radioautography.” J. Cell Biol. 49: 939-942(1971).
    3. Kuroiwa, T. “Studies on mitochondrial structure and function in Physarum polycephalum III. Electron microscopy of a large amount of DNA released from a central body in mitochondria by trypsin digestion.” J. Cell Biol. 63: 299-306 (1974).
    4. Kuroiwa, T., Kawano, S. and Hizume, M. “Studies on mitochondrial structure and function in Physarum polycephalum. V. Behavior of mitochondrial nucleoids throughout mitochondrial division cycle.” J. Cell Biol. 72: 687-694 (1977).
    5. Kuroiwa, T., Kawano, S., Nishibayashi, S. and Sato, C. “Epifluorescent microscopic evidence for maternal inheritance of chloroplast DNA.” nature 298: 481-483 (1982). Cover, and News and views of the journal.
    6. Miyakawa, I., Sando, N. and Kuroiwa, T. “The mitochondria in yeast cell at early stage of sexual division are seen as a few huge threads of fused reticulum surrounding the cell nucleus.” nature 349: (1991). Cover of the journal.
    7. Kawano, S., Takano, H., Mori, K. and Kuroiwa, T. “A mitochondrial plasmid that promotes mitochondrial fusion in Physarum polycephalum.” Protoplasma 160: 167-169(1991). News and view in nature 354 (6349) (1991)
    8. Sato, N., Alfrieux, C., Joyard, J., Dource, R. and Kuroiwa, T. “Detection and characterization of a plastid envelope DNA-binding protein which may anchor plastid nucleoids.” EMBO J. 12: 555-561 (1993).
    9. Tanaka, K., Oikawa, K., Ohta, N., Kuroiwa, H., Kuroiwa, T. and Takahashi, H. “Chloroplast RNA polymerase sigma subunit encoded by nuclear genome in a red alga.” Science 272: 1841-1844 (1996).
    10. Nishimura, Y., Misumi, O., Matsunaga, S., Higashiyama, T., Yokota, A. and Kuroiwa, T. “The active digestion of uniparental chloroplast DNA in a single zygote of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is revealed by using the optical tweezer.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96: 12577-12582 (1999).
    11. Higashiyama, T., Yabe, S., Sasaki, N., Nishimura, Y., Miyagishima, S., Kuroiwa, H. and Kuroiwa, T. “Pollen tube attraction by the synergid cell.” Science 293: 1480-1483 (2001). Cover and Perspective of the journal.
    12. Nishida, K., Takahara M., Miyagishima S., Kuroiwa H., Matsuzaki, M. and Kuroiwa, T. “Dynamic recruitment of dynamin for final mitochondrial severance in a primitive red alga.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100: 2146-2151 (2003).
    13. Miyaghishima, S., Nishida, K., Mori, T., Matsuzaki, M., Higashiyama, T., Kuroiwa, H. and Kuroiwa, T. “A plant-specific dynamin-related protein forms a ring at the chloroplast division site.” Plant Cell 15: 655-665 (2003). News and views in brief of nature 422 (20) (2003).
    14. Matsuzaki, M., Misumi, O., Shin-i, T., Maruyama, S., Takahara, M., Miyagishima, S., Mori, T., Nishida, K., Yagisawa, F., Nishida, K., Yoshida, Y., Nishimura,Y., et al. “Genome sequence of the ultrasmall unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae 10D.”nature 428: 653-657 (2004). Cover lines of the journal and Backwards in Science 318 (2007).
    15. Mori, T., Kuroiwa, H., Higashiyama, T. and Kuroiwa, T. “GENERATIVE CELL SPECIFIC 1 is essential for angiosperm fertilization.” nature cell biology 8:64-71 (2006). Cover, highlights and views of the journal.
    16. Nishimura, Y., Yoshinari, T., Naruse, K., Yamada, T., Sumi, K., Mitani, H., Higashiyama, T. and Kuroiwa, T. “Active digestion of sperm mitochondrial DNA in single living sperm revealed by optical tweezers.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103: 1382-1387 (2006). Research highlight in nature, nature struc. mol. biol. 13(2) (2006) and ScienceShot of Science (2006).
    17. Yoshida, Y., Kuroiwa, H., Misumi, O., Nishida, K., Yagisawa, F., Fujiwara, T., Nanamiya, H., Kawamura, F. and Kuroiwa, T. “Isolated chloroplast division machinery can actively constrict after stretching.” Science 313: 1435-1438 (2006). Highlights of the journal.
    18. Nishida, K., Yagisawa, F., Kuroiwa, H., Yoshida, Y. and Kuroiwa, T. “WD40 protein Mda 1 is purified with Dnm1 and forms a dividing ring for mitochondria before Dnm1 in Cyanidioschyzon merolae.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104: 4736-4741(2007). Perspective in Science 318 (20) (2007).
    19. Kobayashi, Y., Kanesaki, Y., Tanaka, A., Kuroiwa, H., Kuroiwa, T. and Tanaka, K. “Tetrapyrole signal as a cell-cycle coordinator from organelle to nuclear DNA replication in plant cells.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106: 803-807 (2009).
    20. Okuda, S., Tsutsui, H., Shiina, K., Sprunck, S., Takeuchi, H., Yui, R., Kasahara, R. D., Hamamura, Y., Mizukami, A., Susaki, D., Kawano, N., et al. “Defensin-like peptides LUREs are pollen tube attractants secreted from the synergid cell.” nature 458: 251-376 (2009). Cover of the journal.
    21. Imamura, S., Kanesaki, Y., Fujiwara, T., Kuroiwa, T. and Tanaka, K. “R2R3-type MYB transcription factor, CmMYB1, is a central nitrogen assimilation regulator in Cyanidioschyzon merolae.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106: 12548-12553 (2009).
    22. Kuroiwa T. “Mechanisms of organelle division and inheritance and their implication regarding the origin of eukaryotic cells.” Proc. Jpn. Acad., Ser. B 86: 455-471 (2010). Cover of the journal.
    23. Kuroiwa, T. “Review of cytological studies on cellular and molecular mechanisms of uniparental (maternal or paternal) inheritance of plastid and mitochondrial genomes induced by active digestion of organelle nuclei (nucleoids).” J. Plant Res. 123: 207-230 (2010). Cover of the journal.
    24. Yoshida, Y., Kuroiwa, H., Misumi, O., Yoshida, M., Ohnuma, M., Fujiwara, T., Yagisawa, F., Hirooka, S., Imoto, Y., Matsushita, K., Kawano, S. and Kuroiwa, T. “Chloroplasts divide by contraction of a bundle of nanofilaments consisting of polyglucan.” Science 329: 949-953 (2010). Cover of the journal.
    25. Imoto Y., Yoshida Y., Yagisawa, F., Kuroiwa H., and Kuroiwa T. “The cell cycle, including the mitotic cycle and organelle division cycle, as revealed by cytological observations.” J. Electron Microscopy 60: S117-S136 (2011).
    26. Imoto,Y., Kuroiwa, H., Yoshida, Y., Ohnuma, M., Fujiwara, T., Yoshida, M., Nishida, K., Yagisawa, F., Hirooka, S., Miyagishima, S., Misumi, O., Kawano, S. and Kuroiwa, T. “Single-membrane-bounded peroxisome division revealed by isolation of dynamin-based machinery.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110: 9583-9588 (2013).
    27. Kobayashi, Y., Misumi, O., Odahara, M., Hirono, M., Hidaka, K., Endo, M., Sugiyama, H., Iwasaki, H., Kuroiwa, T., Shikanai, T. and Nishimura, Y.” Holliday junction resolvases mediate chloroplast nucleoid segregation.” Science 356: 631-634 (2017).
    28. Imoto, Y., Abe, Y., Okumoto, K., Honsho, M., Kuroiwa, H., Kuroiwa, T. and Fujiki, Y. “Defining the dynamin-based ring organizing center on the peroxisome-dividing machinery isolated from Cyanidioschyzon merolae.” J. Cell Sci. 130: 853-867 (2017).
    29. Yoshida, Y., Kuroiwa, H., Shimada, T., Yoshida, M., Ohnuma, M., Fujiwara, T., Imoto, Y., Yagisawa, F., Nishida, K., Hirooka, S., Misumi, O., Mogi, Y., Akakabe, Y., Matsushita, K. and Kuroiwa, T. “The glycosyltransferase MDR1 assembles a dividing ring for mitochondrial proliferation comprising polyglucan nanofilaments” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 114: 13284-13289 (2017).
    30. Imoto, Y., Abe, Y., Honsho, M., Okumoto, K., Ohnuma, M., Kuroiwa, H., Kuroiwa, T. and Fujiki, Y. “Fueling GTP by DYNAMO1 drives constriction of mitochondrial and peroxisomal dividing ring” nature Comm. 9, 4634 (2018).
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