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YUKAWA Yasushi

FacultyGraduate School of Natural Sciences Division of Biological Science, Executives
PositionProfessor
Mailyyuknsc.nagoya-cu.ac.jp
HomepageURLhttp://www.nsc.nagoya-cu.ac.jp/~yyuk/
Birthday
Last Updated :2019/08/02

Researcher Profile and Settings

Profile & Settings

    ORCID ID:0000-0001-8707-3357

Education

  •   1995 04  - 1998 03 , Nagoya University, Doctoral Program, Graduate School of Science, Division of Biology
  •   1993 04  - 1995 04 , Toyama University, Master's Course, Graduate School of Science, Division of Biology
  •   1989 04  - 1993 03 , Toyama University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology

Degree

  • Ph. D., Nagoya University

Association Memberships

  • The Molecuar Biology Society of Japan
  • The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists

Academic & Professional Experience

  •   2010 04  - 現在, Nagoya City University, Graduate School of Natural Sciences, Professor
  •   2006 04  - 2017 03 , Nagoya City University, Graduate School of Natural Sciences, Assistant Professor
  •   2008 04  - 2010 03 , Nagoya City University, Graduate School of Natural Sciences, Associate Professor
  •   2005 04  - 2006 03 , Nagoya City University, Graduate School of Natural Sciences, Senior Lecturer
  •   2001 11  - 2005 03 , Nagoya City University, Institute of Natural Sciences, Researcher
  •   1998 11  - 2001 10 , Nagoya University, Center for Gene Research, JSPS, Research Fellowship for Young Scientists
  •   2000 07  - 2000 09 , Julius-Maximilians-Univesität Würzburg,, Institut für Biochemie, Visiting Researcher
  •   1999 08  - 1999 08 , Julius-Maximilians-Univesität Würzburg,, Institut für Biochemie, Visiting Researcher
  •   1998 04  - 1998 10 , Nagoya University, Center for Gene Research, Nagoya University, Researcher

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Genome science, Genome biology
  • Biological Science, Molecular biology
  • Basic biology, Plant molecular biology/Plant physiology

Research Interests

    chromatin, Arabidopsis, stress response, in vitro translation, transcriptional regulation, RNA polymerase III, tRNA, in vitro transcription, non-coding RNA

Published Papers

  • Pol III-dependent cabbage BoNR8 long ncRNA affects seed germination and growth in Arabidopsis, Juan Wu, Chunxiao Liu, Dandan Li, Shuang Li, Ziguang Liu, Xiaoqing Huang, Shengyi Liu, ShenKui Liu and Yasushi Yukawa, Plant and Cell Physiology, Refereed
  • Effect of AtR8 lncRNA partial deletion on Arabidopsis seed germination., Dandan Li, Xiaoqing Huang, Ziguang Liu, Shuang Li, Toshihiro Okada, Yasushi Yukawa, Juan Wu., Molecular Soil Biology, 7, (7) 1 - 7, 06 , Refereed
  • Arabidopsis Pol II-Dependent in Vitro Transcription System Reveals Role of Chromatin for Light-Inducible rbcS Gene Transcription., Ido A, Iwata S, Iwata Y, Igarashi H, Hamada T, Sonobe S, Sugiura M, Yukawa Y, Plant physiology, 170, (2) 642 - 652, 02 , Refereed
  • The context of transcription start site regions is crucial for transcription of a plant tRNALys(UUU) gene group both in vitro and in vivo., Yasushi Yukawa, Kazuhito Akama, Kanta Noguchi, Masaaki Komiya and Masahiro Sugiura., Gene, 512, (2) 286 - 293
  • A novel hypoxic stress-responsive long non-coding RNA transcribed by RNA polymerase III in Arabidopsis., Wu J, Okada T, Fukushima T, Tsudzuki T, Sugiura M, Yukawa Y, RNA biology, 9, (3) 302 - 313, 03 , Refereed
  • ppGpp inhibits peptide elongation cycle of chloroplast translation system in vitro., Yuhta Nomura, Taito Takabayashi, Hiroshi Kuroda, Yasushi Yukawa, Kwanchanok Sattasuk, Mitsuru Akita, Akira Nozawa and Yuzuru Tozawa., Plant Molecular Biology, 78, (1-2) 185 - 196
  • Translation of partially overlapping psbD-psbC mRNAs in chloroplasts: the role of 5'-processing and translational coupling., Yuka Adachi, Hiroshi Kuroda, Yasushi Yukawa and Masahiro Sugiura., Nucleic Acids Research, 40, (7) 3152 - 3158
  • A novel hypoxic stress-responsive long non-coding RNA transcribed by RNA polymerase III in Arabidopsis., Juan Wu, Toshihiro Okada, Toru Fukushima, Takahiko Tsudzuki, Masahiro Sugiura and Yasushi Yukawa., RNA Biology, 9, (3) 302 - 313
  • Transcript levels, alternative splicing and proteolytic cleavage of TFIIIA control 5S rRNA accumulation during Arabidopsis thaliana development., Elodie Layat, Sylviane Cotterell, Isabelle Vaillant, Yasushi Yukawa, Sylvie Tutois, Sylvette Tourmente., The Plant Journal, 71, (1) 35 - 44
  • A common sequence motif involved in selection of transcription start sites of Arabidopsis andbudding yeast tRNA genes., Yasushi Yukawa, Giorgio Dieci, Mircko Alzapiedi, Asako Hiraga, Katsuaki Hirai, Yoshiharu Yamamoto and Masahiro Sugiura., Genomics, 97, (3) 166 - 172
  • The downstream atpE cistron is efficiently translated via its own cis-element in partially overlapping atpB-atpE dicistronic mRNAs in chloroplasts., Haruka Suzuki, Hiroshi Kuroda, Yasushi Yukawa and Masahiro Sugiura., Nucleic Acids Research, 39, (21) 9405 - 9412
  • A survey of expressed tRNA genes in the chromosome I of Arabidopsis using an RNA polymerase III-dependent in vitro transcription system., Yasushi Yukawa, Takaharu Mizutani, Kazuhito Akama and Masahiro Sugiura., Gene, 392, (1-2) 7 - 13
  • The complete structure of the cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) chloroplast genome: Its composition and comparative analysis., Wojchech Plader, Yasushi Yukawa, Masahiro Sugiura and Stefan Malepszy., Cellular and Molecular Biology Letters, 12, (4) 584 - 594
  • Translation of psbC mRNAs starts from the downstream GUG, not the upstream AUG, and requires the extended Shine-Dalgarno sequence in tobacco chloroplast., Hiroshi Kuroda, Haruka Suzuki, Takahiro Kusumegi, Tetsuro Hirose, Yasushi Yukawa and Masahiro Sugiura., Plant and Cell Physiology, 48, (9) 1374 - 1378
  • Distinct modes of TATA box utilization by the RNA polymerase III transcription machineries from budding yeast and higher plants., Giorgio Dieci, Yasushi Yukawa, Mircko Alzapiedi, Elisa Guffanti, Roberto Ferrari, Masahiro Sugiura andSimone Ottonello., Gene, 379, 12 - 25
  • A simple in vitro RNA editing assay for chloroplast transcripts using fluorescent dideoxynucleotides: Distinct types of sequence elements required for editing of ndh transcripts., Tadamasa Sasaki, Yasushi Yukawa, Tatsuya Wakasugi, Kyoji Yamada and Masahiro Sugiura., The Plant Journal, 47, (5) 802 - 810
  • Plant 7SL RNA genes belong to type 4 of RNA polymeraseIII-dependent genes that are composed of mixed promoters., Yasushi Yukawa, Martha Feris, Markus Englert, Michael Stojanov, Jaroslav Matousek, Hildburg Beier and Masahiro Sugiura, The Plant Journal, 43, (1) 97 - 106
  • In vitro analysis of the sequences required for transcription of the Arabidopsis thaliana 5S rRNA genes., Catherine Cloix, Yasushi Yukawa, Sylvie Tutois, Masahiro Sugiura, Sylvette Tourmente., The Plant Journal, 35, (2) 251 - 261
  • Identification of RNA editing sites in chloroplasts transcripts from the maternal and paternal progenitors of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum): comparative analysis shows the involvement of distinct trans-factors for ndhB editing., Tadamasa Sasaki, Yasushi Yukawa, Tetsuya Miyamoto, Junich Obokata and Masahiro Sugiura., Mol. Biol. Evol., 20, (7) 1028 - 1035
  • In vitro analysis of transcripton initiation and termination from the Lhcb1 gene family in Nicotiana sylvestris: detection of transcription termination sites., Keiko Hasegawa, Yasushi Yukawa and Masahiro Sugiura., The Plant Journal, 33, (6) 1063 - 1072
  • A tRNALeu-like sequence within the promoter of an Arabidopsis clock-regulated gene is functional: efficient transcription by an RNA polymerase III-dependent in vitro transcription system., Keiko Hasegawa, Yasushi Yukawa, Junichi Obokata and Masahiro Sugiura., Gene, 307, 133 - 139
  • Identification and characterization of transcription factor IIIA and ribosomal protein L5 from Arabidopsis thaliana., Olivier Mathieu, Yasushi Yukawa, Jose-Luis Prieto, Isabelle Vaillant, Masahiro Sugiura and Sylvette Tourmente., Nucleic Acids Research, 31, (9) 2424 - 2433
  • [Plant in vitro transcription systems]., Yukawa Y, Sugiura M, Tanpakushitsu kakusan koso. Protein, nucleic acid, enzyme, 47, (5) 583 - 589, 04 , Refereed
  • 5S rRNA genes expression is not inhibited by DNA methylation in Arabidopsis., Olivier Mathieu, Yasushi Yukawa, Masahiro Sugiura, Georges Picard and Sylvette Tourmente., The Plant Journal, 29, (3) 313 - 323
  • Analysis of the 5S RNA pool in Arabidopsis thaliana: RNAs are heterogeneous and only two of the genomic 5S loci produce mature 5S RNA., C. Cloix, S. Tutois, Y. Yukawa, O. Mathieu, C. Cuvillier, M. C. Espagnol, G. Picard and S. Tourmente., Genome Research, 12, (1) 132 - 144
  • Plant 7SL RNA and tRNATyr genes with inserted antisense sequences are efficiently expressed in tobacco nuclear extract., Yasushi Yukawa, Jarolav Matousek, Michael Grimm, Lukas Vrba, Gerhart Steger, Masahiro Sugiura and Hildburg Beier., Plant Molecular Biology, 50, (4/5) 713 - 723
  • Organization and transcription of the gene family encoding chlorophyll a/b-binding proteins in Nicotiana sylvestris., Keiko Hasegawa, Yasushi Yukawa, Mamoru Sugita and Masahiro Sugiura., Gene, 289, (1/2) 161 - 168
  • Analysis of the SINE S1 Pol III promoter from Brassica; impact of methylation and influence of external sequences., Philippe Arnaud, Yasushi Yukawa, Laurence Lavie, Thierry Pelissier, Masahiro Sugiura and Jean-Marc Deragon., The Plant Journal, 26, (3) 295 - 305
  • A tobacco nuclear extract supporting transcription, processing, splicing and modification of plant intron-containing tRNA precursors., Yasushi Yukawa, Hao Fan, Kazuo Akama, Hildburg Beier, Hans J. Gross and Masahiro Sugiura., The Plant Journal, 28, (5) 583 - 594
  • The TATA motif, the CAA motif and the poly(T) transcription termination motif are all important for transcription re-initiation on plant tRNA genes., Yasushi Yukawa, Mamoru Sugita, Nathalie Choisne, Ian Small and Masahiro Sugiura., The Plant Journal, 22, (5) 439 - 447
  • Splicing of Arabidopsis tRNAMet precursors in tobacco cell and wheat germ extracts., Kazuhito Akama, Volker Junker, Yasushi Yukawa, Masahiro Sugiura and Hildburg Beier., Plant Molecular Biology, 44, (2) 155 - 165
  • Plant cytosolic tRNA(His) possesses an exceptional C54 in the canonical TψC loop., Kazuhito Akama, Yasushi Yukawa, Masahiro Sugiura and Ian Small., Nucleic Acids Research, 26, (11) 2708 - 2714
  • In vitro transcription analysis of the rbcS gene., Yasushi Yukawa, Mamoru Sugita and Masahiro Sugiura., In Photosynthesis: Mechamisms and Effects, 4, 2963 - 2966
  • Structure and expression of LHCB genes from Nicotiana sylvestris., Keiko Hasegawa, Yasushi Yukawa, Miyoko Niwa, Mamoru Sugita and Masahiro Sugiura., In Photosynthesis: Mechamisms and Effects, 4, 2959 - 2962
  • Efficient in vitro transcription of plant nuclear tRNASer genes in a nuclear extract from tobacco cultured cells., Yasushi Yukawa,Mamoru Sugita and Masahiro Sugiura., The Plant Journal, 12, 965 - 970
  • Structure and expression of two seed-specific cDNA clones encoding stearoyl-acyl carrier protein desaturase from sesame, Sesamum indicum L., Yasushi Yukawa, Fumio Takaiwa, Kazuaki Shoji, Kyojiro Masuda and Kyoji Yamada., Plant and Cell Physiology, 37, 201 - 205

Research Grants & Projects

  • シロイヌナズナ無細胞転写解析法による光依存転写機構の解析,   2008  - 2010 , 湯川 泰
  • 植物の感染防御応答に関わる葉緑体カルシウムシグナル伝達ネットワーク,   2008  - 2010 , 中平 洋一


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