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  • Medusavirus, a Novel Large DNA Virus Discovered from Hot Spring Water

    Yoshikawa Genki , Blanc-Mathieu Romain , Song Chihong , Kayama Yoko , Mochizuki Tomohiro , Murata Kazuyoshi , Ogata Hiroyuki , Takemura Masaharu

    … These facts strongly suggested that amoebae are indeed the most promising natural hosts of medusavirus, and that lateral gene transfers have taken place repeatedly and bidirectionally between the virus and its host since the early stage of their coevolution. …

    Journal of Virology 93(8), 2019-04

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  • Conversion of Stem Cells to Cancer Stem Cells: Undercurrent of Cancer Initiation

    Afify Said M. , Seno Masaharu

    … Several hypotheses have proposed that the events in either stem and/or differentiated cells, such as genomic instability, inflammatory microenvironment, cell fusion, and lateral gene transfer, should be considered as the possible origin of CSCs. …

    Cancers 11(3), 345, 2019-03-11

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  • Lateral Gene Transfer Between Protozoa-Related Giant Viruses of Family Mimiviridae and Chlamydiae

    Watanabe Takanori , Yamazaki Sumire , Maita Chinatsu , Matushita Mizue , Matsuo Junji , Okubo Torahiko , Yamaguchi Hiroyuki

    Evolutionary Bioinformatics (14), 1176934318788337, 2018-07-17

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  • Presence of a Haloarchaeal Halorhodopsin-Like Cl<sup>−</sup> Pump in Marine Bacteria

    Nakajima Yu , Sudo Yuki , Yoshizawa Susumu , Tsukamoto Takashi , Kumagai Yohei , Ogura Yoshitoshi , Hayashi Tetsuya , Song Jaeho , Kikukawa Takashi , Demura Makoto , Kogure Kazuhiro

    … acquired rhodopsin-related genes from haloarchaea by lateral gene transfer. …

    Microbes and Environments 33(1), 89-97, 2018

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  • The natural history of hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy with proximal dominant involvement (HMSN-P) in 97 Japanese patients

    Fujisaki Natsumi , Nakagawa Masanori , Suwazono Shugo , Suehara Masahito , Nakachi Ryo , Kido Miwako , Fujiwara Yoshihisa , Oshiro Saki , Tokashiki Takashi , Takashima Hiroshi

    … <p>Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy with proximal dominant involvement (HMSN-P) is a motor and sensory neuronopathy with autosomal dominant inheritance, adult onset, slowly progressive course, and is associated with <i>TRK-fused gene</i> … Recently its pathomechanism has been proposed to be associated with abnormalities in protein transfer from the endoplasmic reticulum. … Such pathomechanisms might involve a similar process in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; …

    Intractable & Rare Diseases Research 7(1), 7-12, 2018

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  • Characterization of a Novel Rhamnose-containing Acidic Glycosphingolipid from the Ascidian <i>Haloc</i><i>ynthia aurantium</i>

    Kojima Hisao , Shinohara Ryota , Itonori Saki , Ito Masahiro

    … Ascidians acquired the cellulose synthase gene via lateral gene transfer, and therefore, it can be speculated that they also acquired the rhamnosyltransferase gene in the same manner. …

    Journal of Oleo Science 66(3), 285-295, 2017

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  • Horizontal gene transfer in microbial ecosystem  [in Japanese]

    Matsui Kazuaki

    … Horizontal gene transfer (HGT) plays an important role in bacterial evolution and the exchange of genetic material between different species and genera. … In addition to these distinct mechanisms, gene transfer agent (GTA) or membrane vesicles (MV) mediate a transduction-like process that has been reported as an alternative HGT process. …

    Japanese Journal of Protozoology 48(1-2), 31-43, 2015

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  • Evidence for lateral gene transfer (LGT) in the evolution of eubacteria-derived small GTPases in plant organelles

    Suwastika Nengah , Denawa Masatsugu , Yomogihara Saki , Im Chak Han , Bang Woo Young , Ohniwa Ryosuke L. , Bahk Jeong Dong , Takeyasu Kunio , Shiina Takashi , 大庭 良介

    … The genomes of free-living bacteria frequently exchange genes via lateral gene transfer (LGT), which has played a major role in bacterial evolution. …

    Frontiers in plant science (5), 678, 2014-12

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  • Prevalence of laterally transferred Wolbachia genes in Japanese pine sawyer, Monochamus alternatus (Coleoptera : Cerambycidae)

    Aikawa Takuya , Nikoh Naruo , Anbutsu Hisashi [他]

    Applied entomology and zoology 49(2), 337-346, 2014-05

  • GABAergic neurons in the preoptic area send direct inhibitory projections to orexin neurons

    Saito Yuki C. , Tsujino Natsuko , Hasegawa Emi , Akashi Kaori , Abe Manabu , Mieda Michihiro , Sakimura Kenji , Sakurai Takeshi

    … On the other hand, a population of neurons in the lateral hypothalamic area (LHA) contains orexins, which play an important role in the maintenance of wakefulness, and exhibit an excitatory influence on arousal-related neurons. … We expressed ChR2-eYFP selectively in GABAergic neurons in the POA by AAV-mediated gene transfer, and examined the projection sites of ChR2-eYFP-expressing axons, and the effect of optogenetic stimulation of ChR2-eYFP on the activity of orexin neurons. …

    Frontiers in Neural Circuits 7(DEC), 2013-12-01

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  • Prevalence of an Unidentified Helicobacter Species in Laboratory Mice and its Distribution in the Hepatobiliary System and Gastrointestinal Tract

    YAMANAKA Hitoki , ARITA Misato , OI Ryunosuke , OHSAWA Makiko , MIZUSHIMA Megumi , TAKAGI Toshikazu , KUBO Noriaki , YAMAMOTO Naoto , TAKEMOTO Takahira , OHSAWA Kazutaka

    … MIT 01-6451 are prevalent in specific-pathogen-free mouse colonies in Japan and that lateral gene transfer probably occurs among <i>Helicobacter</i> …

    Experimental Animals 62(2), 109-116, 2013-04-01

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  • PD-006 メタゲノム解析により推察されるLogatchev熱水噴出域に棲息する微生物群の環境適応戦略(極限環境微生物,ポスター発表)  [in Japanese]

    末永 光 , Huang Sixine , Schauer Reeina , Teeling Hanno , Meyerdierks Anke , Amann Rudolf

    日本微生物生態学会講演要旨集 (29), 115, 2013

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  • Complete Genome Sequence of Bradyrhizobium sp. S23321 : Insights into Symbiosis Evolution in Soil Oligotrophs

    OKUBO TAKASHI , TSUKUI TAKAHIRO , MAITA HIROKO , OKAMOTO SHINOBU , OSHIMA KENSHIRO , FUJISAWA TAKATOMO , SAITO AKIHIRO , FUTAMATA HIROYUKI , HATTORI REIKO , SHIMOMURA YUMI , HARUTA SHIN , MORIMOTO SHO , WANG YONG , SAKAI YORIKO , HATTORI MASAHIRA , AIZAWA SHIN-ICHI , NAGASHIMA KENJI V. P. , MASUDA SACHIKO , HATTORI TSUTOMU , YAMASHITA AKIFUMI , BAO ZHIHUA , HAYATSU MASAHITO , KAJIYA KANEGAE HIROMI , YOSHINAGA IKUO , SAKAMOTO KAZUNORI , TOYOTA KOKI , NAKAO MITSUTERU , KOHARA MITSUYO , ANDA MIZUE , NIWA RIEKO , PARK JUNG-HWAN , SAMESHIMA SAITO REIKO , TOKUDA SHIN-ICHI , YAMAMOTO SUMIKO , YAMAMOTO SYUJI , YOKOYAMA TADASHI , AKUTSU TOMOKO , NAKAMURA YASUKAZU , NAKAHIRA YANAKA YUKA , TAKADA HOSHINO YUKO , HIRAKAWA HIDEKI , MITSUI HISAYUKI , TERASAWA KIMIHIRO , ITAKURA MANABU , SATO SHUSEI , IKEDA OHTSUBO WAKAKO , SAKAKURA NATSUKO , KAMINUMA ELI , MINAMISAWA KIWAMU

    … however, the symbiosis islands present in USDA110 were absent in S23321, whose genome lacked a chaperonin gene cluster (<i>groELS3</i>) for symbiosis regulation found in USDA110. … A comparison of sequences around the tRNA-Val gene strongly suggested that S23321 contains an ancestral-type genome that precedes the acquisition of a symbiosis island by horizontal gene transfer. …

    Microbes and Environments 27(3), 306-315, 2012-09-01

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  • Trace of Symbiotic Bacterial Infection in Japanese Pine Sawyer <I>Monochamus alternatus</I>  [in Japanese]

    Aikawa Takuya

    昆虫類には体内に微生物を宿し, その微生物と共生関係を築いている種が数多く存在する。ボルバキアは昆虫を含む節足動物や線虫類に広く感染している細胞内共生細菌で, 細胞質不和合, 雄の雌化, 雄殺し, 産雌性単為生殖などの方法で宿主生物の生殖機能を操作し, 自らを効果的かつ急速に宿主個体群中に広めてゆく。これまで, マツ材線虫病の病原体であるマツノザイセンチュウを媒介するマツノマダラカミキリからもこの …

    Journal of the Japanese Forest Society 94(6), 292-298, 2012

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  • Microorganisms and Essentialism : A Critical Examination of the Homeostatic Property Cluster View of the Species Category  [in Japanese]

    TANAKA Senji

    … However, there is a significant biological phenomenon called lateral gene transfer, which undoes the entanglement, especially in microorganisms. …

    Journal of the Japan Association for Philosophy of Science 40(1), 9-25, 2012

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  • Phage research in a new generation  [in Japanese]

    米崎 哲朗 , 大塚 裕一

    生産と技術 62(3), 55-58,図巻頭1p, 2010

  • Physiological function of the lux operon and lateral transfer of the lux gene cluster  [in Japanese]

    笠井 佐夫

    Kaiyo monthly (51), 67-85, 2009

  • Mosaic structure of the stable core domain in cyanobacterial genomes

    Sasaki Naobumi , Sato Naoki

    近縁種ゲノムを比較するとゲノムが構造的に安定的な領域(core domain)と流動的な領域(flexible domain)が見いだされる。このうち流動的な領域はゲノムの安定的な構造の間にパッチ状に存在しており、遺伝子の水平移動(HGT)に関連した遺伝子が存在していることが知られている。一方、安定的な領域は遺伝子の並びが比較的保存され、機能的、構造的にゲノムのコアになっていることから、ゲノム再編 …

    Plant and Cell Physiology Supplement 2009(0), 0059-0059, 2009

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  • Origins of a cyanobacterial 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase in plastid-lacking eukaryotes

    MARUYAMA Shinichiro , MISAWA Kazuharu , ISEKI Mineo , WATANABE Masakatsu , NOZAKI Hisayoshi , 正勝 渡辺

    … BackgroundPlastids have inherited their own genomes from a single cyanobacterial ancestor, but the majority of cyanobacterial genes, once retained in the ancestral plastid genome, have been lost or transferred into the eukaryotic host nuclear genome via endosymbiotic gene transfer. … ResultsHere we show an extended phylogenetic analysis including novel gnd gene sequences from Excavata and Glaucophyta. …

    BMC Evolutionary Biology = BMC Evolutionary Biology 8(1), 2008-05-17

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  • A PHYLOGENOMIC APPROACH FOR STUDYING PLASTID ENDOSYMBIOSIS

    MOUSTAFA AHMED , XIN CHAN CHEONG , DANFORTH MEGAN , ZEAR DAVID , AHMED HIBA , JADHAV NAGNATH , SAVAGE TREVOR , BHATTACHARYA DEBASHISH

    Gene transfer is a major contributing factor to functional innovation in genomes. … Endosymbiotic gene transfer (EGT) is a specific instance of lateral gene transfer (LGT) in which genetic materials are acquired by the host genome from an endosymbiont that has been engulfed and retained in the cytoplasm. …

    Genome Informatics (21), 165-176, 2008

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