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(35)  Shi D, Komatsu K, Hirao M, Toyooka Y, Koyama H, Tissir F, Goffinet A M, Uemura T and Fujimori T. (2014)          
Celsr1 is required for the generation of polarity at multiple levels of the mouse oviduct.             
Development. 141, 4558-4568.
Nikon A1
(34)  Hayashi S, Ochi H, Ogino H, Kawasumi A, Kamei Y, Tamura K and Yokoyama H. (2014) 
Transcriptional regulators in the Hippo signaling pathway control organ growth in Xenopus tadpole tail regeneration.       
Dev. Biol. 396, 31-41.
(33)  Masamizu Y, Tanaka Y R, Tanaka Y H, Hira R, Ohkubo F, Kitamura K, Isomura Y, Okada T and Matsuzaki M. (2014)
Two distinct layer-specific dynamics of cortical ensembles during learning of a motor task.             
Nature Neuroscience 17, 987-994.
(32)  Tamada Y, Murata T, Hattori M, Oya S, Hayano Y, Kamei Y and Hasebe M. (2014)
Optical property analyses of plant cells for adaptive optics microscopy.   
International Journal of Optomechatronics Volume 8, Issue 2, 2014.
Nikon A1,  Olympus BX63
(31)  Goto-Yamada S, Mano S, Nakamori C, Kondo M, Yamawaki R, Kato A and Nishimura M. (2014)             
Chaperone and protease functions of LON protease 2 modulate the peroxisomal transition and degradation with autophagy.  
Plant Cell Physiol. 55, 482-96.
Nikon A1


(30)  Hara Y, Nagayama K, Yamamoto T S, Matsumoto T, Suzuki M, Ueno N. (2013)    
Directional migration of leading-edge mesoderm generates physical forces: Implication in Xenopus notochord formation during gastrulation.        
Dev Biol. 15, 382(2):482-95.
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(29)  Ishibashi H, Yamaguchi J, Nakahata Y and Nabekura J. (2013)        
Dynamic regulation of glycine-GABA co-transmission at spinal inhibitory synapses by neuronal glutamate transporter.    
J. Physiol. 591, 3821-3832.
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(28)  Shibata M, Oikawa K,  Yoshimoto K, Kondo M, Mano S, Yamada K, Hayashi M, Sakamoto W, Ohsumi Y and Nishimura M. (2013)         
Highly oxidized peroxisomes are selectively degraded via autophagy in Arabidopsis.        
The Plant Cell 25, 4967-4983. Press Release(NIBB)
Nikon A1
(27)  Takeda N, Tsuzuki S, Suzaki T, Parniske M and Kawaguchi M. (2013)        
CERBERUS and NSP1 of Lotus japonicus are common symbiosis genes that modulate arbuscular mycorrhiza development.
Plant Cell Physiol. 54, 1711-1723.
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(26)  Okuyama T, Isoe Y, Hoki M, Suehiro Y, Yamagishi G, Naruse K, Kinoshita M, Kamei Y, Shimizu A, Kubo T and Takeuchi H. (2013)          
Controlled Cre/loxP site-specific recombination in the developing brain in medaka fish, Oryzias latipes.            
PLoS One 8, e66597.
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Mechanism of microtubule array expansion in the cytokinetic phragmoplast.        
Nature Communications 4, 1967.
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(24)  Sato-Numata K, Numata T, Okada T and Okada Y. (2013)
Acid-sensitive outwardly rectifying (ASOR) anion channels in human epithelial cells are highly sensitive to temperature and independent of CIC-3.             
Pflugers Arch.-Eur. J. Physiol. 465, 1535-43.
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(23)  Suzaki T, Ito M and Kawaguchi M. (2013)            
Induction of localized auxin response during spontaneous nodule development in Lotus japonicus. 
Plant Signal & Behav. 8, e23359.
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(22)  Takahara M, Magori S, Soyano T, Okamoto S, Yoshida C, Yano K, Sato S, Tabata S, Yamaguchi K, Shigenobu S, Takeda N, Suzaki T and Kawaguchi M. (2013)     
Too much love, a novel Kelch repeat-containing F-box protein, functions in the long-distance regulation of the legume-Rhizobium symbiosis.       
Plant Cell Physiol. 54, 433-447.
(21)  Yamagata Y, Kaneko K, Kase D, Ishihara H, Nairn A C, Obata K and Imoto K. (2013)
Regulation of ERK1/2 mitogen-activated protein kinase by NMDA-receptor-induced seizure activity in cortical slices.     
Brain Res. 1507, 1-10. Press Release(NIPS)
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(20)  Kimura E, Deguchi T, Kamei Y, Shoji W, Yuba S and Hitomi J. (2013)     
Application of infrared laser to the zebrafish vascular system: gene induction, tracing, and ablation of single endothelial cells.             
Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 33, 1264-70.
(19)  Hira R, Ohkubo F, Tanaka Y R,  Masamizu Y, Augustine J G, Kasai H and Matsuzaki M. (2013)             
In vivo optogenetic tracing of functional corticocortical connections between motor forelimb areas. 
Front Neural Circuits 7, 55.
(18)  Shimada A, Kawanishi T, Kaneko T, Yoshihara H, Yano T, Inohaya K, Kinoshita M, Kamei Y, Tamura K and Takeda H. (2013)
Trunk exoskeleton in teleosts is mesodermal in origin.
Nature Communications 4, 1639.
(17)  Kobayashi K, Kamei Y, Kinoshita M, Czerny T and Tanaka M. (2013)         
A heat-inducible CRE/LOXP gene induction system in medaka.           
Genesis 51, 59-67.
(16)  Moritoh S, Komatsu Y, Yamamori T and Koizumi A. (2013)           
Diversity of retinal ganglion cells identified by transient GFP transfection in organotypic tissue culture of adult marmoset monkey retina.        
PLoS One 8, e54667.
Nikon A1,  IMARIS 
(15)  Suzaki T, Kim C S, Takeda N, Szczyglowski K and Kawaguchi M. (2013)     
TRICOT encodes an AMP1-related carboxypeptidase that regulates root nodule development and shoot apical meristem maintenance in Lotus japonicus. 
Development 140, 353-361.
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(14)  Aoyama T, Hiwatashi Y, Shigyo M, Kofuji R, Kubo M, Ito M and Hasebe M. (2012)      
AP2-type transcription factors determine stem cell identity in the moss Physcomitrella patens.  
Development 139, 3120-3129. 
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(13)  Suzaki T, Yano K, Ito M, Umehara Y, Suganuma N and Kawaguchi M. (2012)        
Positive and negative regulation of cortical cell division during root nodule development in Lotus japonicus is accompanied by auxin response.   
Development 139, 3997-4006.
Nikon A1,  Olympus SZX12
(12)  Watakabe A, Kato S, Kobayashi K, Takaji M, Nakagami Y, Sadakane O, Ohtsuka M, Hioki H, Kaneko T, Okuno H, Kawashima T, Bito H, Kitamura Y and Yamamori T. (2012)  
Visualization of cortical projection neurons with retrograde TET-off lentiviral vector.   
PLoS One  7, e46157.
Nikon A1
(11)  Satoh C, Kimura Y and Higashijima S. (2012)        
Generation of multiple classes of V0 neurons in zebrafish spinal cord: Progenitor heterogeneity and temporal control of neuronal diversity.           
J. Neurosci. 32, 1771–1783.
Nikon A1
(10)  Moritoh S, Eun C-H, Ono A, Asao H, Okano Y, Yamaguchi K, Shimatani Z, Koizumi A and Terada R. (2012)           
Targeted disruption of an orthologue of DOMAINS REARRANGED METHYLASE 2, OsDRM2, impairs the growth of rice plants by abnormal DNA methylation.            
Plant J. 71, 85-98.
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(9)  Takeda N, Maekawa T and Hayashi M. (2012)     
Nuclear-localized and deregulated calcium- and calmodulin-dependent protein kinase activates rhizobial and mycorrhizal responses in Lotus japonicus.         
Plant Cell 24, 810-822.
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(8)  Watanabe T, Tanabe H and Horiuchi T. (2011)    
Gene amplification system based on double rolling-circle replication as a model for oncogene-type amplification.   
Nucleic Acids Res. 39, e106.
Keyence BZ8000
(7)  Hamasaka G, Muto T and Uozumi Y. (2011)        
A novel amphiphilic pincer palladium complex: Design, preparation and self-assembling behavior.     
Dalton Trans. 40, 8859–8868.
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(6)  Inada H, Watanabe M, Uchida T, Ishibashi H, Wake H, Nemoto T, Yanagawa Y, Fukuda A and Nabekura J. (2011)   
GABA regulates the multidirectional tangential migration of GABAergic interneurons in living neonatal mice.         
PLoS One. 6, e277048.
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(5)  Moritoh S, Sato K, Okada Y and Koizumi A. (2011)          
Endogenous arginine vasopressin–positive retinal cells in arginine vasopressin– EGFP transgenic rats identified by immunohistochemistry and reverse transcriptase–polymerase chain reaction.      
Mol.Vis. 17, 3254-3261.
Nikon A1
(4)  Okubo T, Kawamura A, Takahashi J, Yagi H, Morishima M, Matsuoka R and Takada S. (2011)             
Ripply3, a Tbx1 repressor, is required for development of the pharyngeal apparatus and its derivatives in mice.     
Development 138, 339-348.
Olympus FV1000
(3)  Hamasaka G, Muto T and Uozumi Y. (2011)       
Molecular-architecture-based administration of catalysis in water: Self-assembly of an amphiphilic palladium pincer complex.      
Angew. Chem. 50, 4876-4878.
Nikon A1,  Keyence BZ8000


(2)  Takahashi J, Ohbayashi A, Oginuma M, Saito D, Mochizuki A, Saga Y and Takada S. (2010)             
Analysis of Ripply1/2-deficient mouse embryos reveals a mechanism underlying the rostro-caudal patterning within a somite.
Dev Biol. 342, 134-145.
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(1)  Nakamura S, Kobayashi K, Nishimura T, Higashijima S and Tanaka M. (2010)         
Identification of germline stem cells in the ovary of the teleost medaka.          
Science 328, 1561-1563. Press Release(NIBB)
Olympus FV1000