Publications

Articles and Reviews

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  • 2017
    • Saito, D, Tamura, K. and Takahashi, Y. Early segregation of the adrenal cortex and gonad in chicken embryos. Development Growth and Differentiation, 2017, 59, 593–602. doi: 10.1111/dgd.12389, PubMed
    • Matsubara, H., Saito, D., Abe, G., Yokoyama, H., Suzuki T., and Tamura, K. Upstream regulation for initiation of restricted Shh expression in the chick limb bud. Developmental Dynamics, 2017, 246, 417–430. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.24493, PubMed
    • Seki, R., Li, C., Fang, Q., Hayashi, S., Egawa, S., Hu, J., Xu, L., Pan, H., Kondo, M., Sato, T., Matsubara, H., Kamiyama, N., Kitajima, K., Saito, D., Liu, Y., Gilbert, M.T.P., Zhou, Q., Xu, X., Shiroishi, T., Irie, N., Tamura, K., and Zhang, G. Functional roles of Aves class-specific cis-regulatory elements on macroevolution of bird-specific features. Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 14229. doi: 10.1038/ncomms14229, PubMed
  • 2016
    • Abe, G., Lee, S.H., Li, I.J., Chang, C.J., Tamura, K. and Ota, K.G. Open and closed evolutionary paths for drastic morphological changes, involving serial gene duplication, sub-functionalization, and selection. Scientific Reports 2016, 6, 26838. doi: 10.1038/srep26838, PubMed
    • Yoshino, T., Murai, H., and Saito, D. Hedgehog–BMP signalling establishes dorsoventral patterning in lateral plate mesoderm to trigger gonadogenesis in chicken embryos. Nature Communications, 2016, 7, 12561. doi: 10.1038/ncomms12561, PubMed
  • 2015
    • new ! Kawasumi-Kita, A., Hayashi, T., Kobayashi, T., Nagayama, C., Hayashi, S., Kamei, Y., Morishita, Y., Takeuchi, T., Tamura, K. and Yokoyama, H. Application of local gene induction by infrared laser-mediated microscope and temperature stimulator to amphibian regeneration study. Development Growth and Differentiation, 2015, 57, 601-613. doi: 10.1111/dgd.12241, PubMed
    • new ! Hayashi, S., Kawaguchi, A., Uchiyama, I., Kawasumi-Kita, A., Kobayashi, T., Nishide, H, Tsutsumi, R., Tsuru, K., Inoue, T., Ogino, H., Agata, K., Tamura, K. and Yokoyama, H. Epigenetic Modification Maintains Intrinsic Limb-Cell Identity in Xenopus Limb Bud Regeneration. Developmental Biology, 2015, 406, 271–282. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2015.08.013, PubMed
    • new ! Seki, R., Kitajima, K., Matsubara, H., Suzuki, T., Saito, D., Yokoyama, H. and Tamura, K. AP-2β is a transcriptional regulator for determination of digit length in tetrapods. Developmental Biology. 2015, 407, 75–89. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2015.08.006, PubMed
    • new ! Hayashi, S., Kobayashi, T., Yano, T., Kamiyama, N., Egawa, S., Seki, R., Takizawa, K., Okabe, M., Yokoyama, H. and Tamura, K. Evidence for an amphibian sixth digit. Zoological Letters. 2015, 1:17. doi: 10.1186/s40851-015-0019-y, PubMed
    • new ! Hayashi, S., Yokoyama, H. and Tamura, K. Roles of Hippo signaling pathway in size control of organ regeneration. Development Growth and Differentiation, 2015, 57, 341-351. doi: 10.1111/dgd.12212, PubMed
  • 2014
    • Hayashi, S., Ochi, H., Ogino, H., Kawasumi, A., Kamei, Y., Tamura, K. and Yokoyama, H. Transcriptional regulators in the Hippo signaling pathway control organ growth in Xenopus tadpole tail regeneration. Developmental Biology, 2014, 396, 31–41. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2014.09.018, PubMed
    • Egawa, S.*, Miura, S.*, Yokoyama, H., Endo, T.# and Tamura, K.# Growth and differentiation of a long bone in limb development, repair and regeneration. Development Growth and Differentiation, 2014, 56, 410-424. doi: 10.1111/dgd.12136, PubMed
    • Nomura, N. Yokoyama, H. and Tamura, K. Altered developmental events in the anterior region of the chick forelimb give rise to avian-specific digit loss. Developmental Dynamics. 2014, 243, 741–752. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.24117, PubMed
    • Hayashi, S. Tamura, K. and Yokoyama, H. Yap1, transcription regulator in the Hippo signaling pathway, is required for Xenopus limb bud regeneration. Developmental Biology. 2014, 388, 57-67. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2014.01.018, PubMed
    • Yano, T., Matsubara, H., Egawa, S., Onodera, K., and Tamura, K. "Chapter 21 Fins and Limbs: emergence of morphological differences". New Principles in Developmental Processes. Kondoh, Hisato; Kuroiwa, Atsushi Eds. Springer, 2014, 291-302. doi: 10.1007/978-4-431-54634-4_22
  • 2013
    • Shimada, A., Kawanishi, T., Kaneko, T., Yoshihara, H., Yano, T., Inohaya, K., Kinoshita, M., Kamei, Y., Tamura, K. and Takeda, H. Trunk exoskeleton in teleosts is mesodermal in origin. Nature Communications. 2013, 4, 1639. doi: 10.1038/ncomms2643, PubMed
    • Kawasumi, A., Sagawa, N., Hayashi, S., Yokoyama, H., and Tamura, K. "Wound Healing in Mammals and Amphibians: Toward Limb Regeneration in Mammals". Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology. Ellen Heber-Katz; David L. Stocum eds. Springer, 2013, 367, 33-49. doi: 10.1007/82_2012_305, PubMed
    • Yano, T. and Tamura, K. The making of differences between fins and limbs. Journal of Anatomy. 2013, 222, 100-113. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7580.2012.01491.x, PubMed
  • 2012
    • Yano, T., Abe, G., Yokoyama, H., Kawakami, K., and Tamura, K. Mechanism of Pectoral Fin Outgrowth in Zebrafish Development. Development. 2012, 139, 2916-2925. doi: 10.1242/dev.075572, PubMed, Essay on the Node
    • Seki, R.*, Kamiyama, N.*, Tadokoro, A.*, Nomura, N.*, Tsuihiji, T.*, Manabe, M. and Tamura, K. Evolutionary and developmental aspects of avian-specific traits in limb skeletal pattern. Zoological Science 2012, 29, 631-644. doi: 10.2108/zsj.29.631, PubMed
    • Kamiyama, N., Seki, R., Yokoyama, H., and Tamura, K. Heterochronically early decline of Hox expression prior to cartilage formation in the avian hindlimb zeugopod. Development Growth and Differentiation. 2012, 54, 619-632. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-169X.2012.01359.x, PubMed
  • 2011
    • Yokoyama, H., Maruoka, T., Ochi, H., Aruga, A., Ohgo, S., Ogino, H. and Tamura, K. Different requirement for Wnt/β-catenin signaling in limb regeneration of larval and adult Xenopus. PLoS ONE. 2011, 6, e21721. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0021721, PubMed
    • Yokoyama, H.*, Maruoka, T.*, Aruga, A., Amano, T., Ohgo, S., Shiroishi, T. and Tamura, K. Prx-1 expression in Xenopus laevis scarless skin-wound healing and its resemblance to epimorphic regeneration. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 2011, 131, 2477-2485. doi: 10.1038/jid.2011.223, PubMed
    • Noro, M., Yuguchi, H., Sato, T., Tsuihiji, T., Yonei-Tamura, S., Yokoyama, H., Wakamatsu, Y. and Tamura, K. Role of paraxial mesoderm in limb/flank regionalization of the trunk lateral plate. Developmental Dynamics. 2011, 240, 1639-1649. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.22666, PubMed
    • Tamura, K.*, Nomura, N.*, Seki, R., Yonei-Tamura, S. and Yokoyama, H. Embryological evidence identifies wing digits in birds as digits 1, 2, and 3. Science. 2011, 331, 753-757. doi: 10.1126/science.1198229, PubMed
  • 2010
    • Sato, K.*, Seki, R.*, Noro, M., Yokoyama, H. and Tamura, K. Morphogenetic change of the limb bud in the hand plate formation. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution. 2010, 314B, 539-551. doi: 10.1002/jez.b.21359, PubMed
    • Uejima, A., Amano, T., Nomura, N., Noro, M., Yasue, T., Shiroishi, T., Ohta, K., Yokoyama, H. and Tamura, K. Anterior shift in gene expression precedes anteriormost digit formation in amniote limbs. Development Growth and Differentiation. 2010, 52, 223-234. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-169X.2009.01161.x, PubMed
    • Ohgo, S., Itoh, A., Suzuki, M., Satoh, A., Yokoyama, H., and Tamura, K. Analysis of hoxa11 and hoxa13 expression during patternless limb regeneration in Xenopus. Developmental Biology. 2010, 338, 148-157. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2009.11.026, PubMed
    • Tamura, K., Ohgo, S., and Yokoyama, H. Limb blastema cell: a stem cell for morphological regeneration. Development Growth and Differentiation. 2010, 52, 89-99. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-169X.2009.01144.x, PubMed
  • 2009
    • Yakushiji, N., Suzuki, M., Satoh, A., Ide, H., and Tamura, K. Effects of activation of Hedgehog signaling on patterning, growth and differentiation in Xenopus froglet limb regeneration. Developmental Dynamics. 2009, 238, 1887-1896. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.22011, PubMed
    • Yakushiji, N., Yokoyama, H., and Tamura, K. Repatterning in amphibian limb regeneration: a model for study of genetic and epigenetic control of organ regeneration. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 2009, 20, 565-574. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2008.12.007, PubMed
    • Noro, M., Uejima, A., Abe, G., Manabe, M., and Tamura, K. Normal developmental stages of the Madagascar ground gecko Paroedura pictus with special reference to limb morphogenesis. Developmental Dynamics. 2009, 238, 100-109. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.21828, PubMed
  • 2008
    • Kidokoro, H., Okabe, M., and Tamura, K. Time-lapse analysis reveals local asymmetrical changes in C-looping heart tube. Developmental Dynamics. 2008, 237, 3545-3556. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.21662, PubMed
    • Yonei-Tamura, S.*, Abe, G.*, Tanaka, Y., Anno, H., Noro, M., Ide, H., Aono, H., Kuraishi, R., Osumi, N., Kuratani, S., and Tamura, K. Competent stripes for diverse positions of limbs/fins in gnathostome embryos. Evolution & Development. 2008, 10, 737-745. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-142X.2008.00288.x, PubMed
    • Tamura, K., Yonei-Tamura, S., Yano, T., Yokoyama, H., and Ide, H. The autopod: its formation during limb development. Development Growth and Differentiation. 2008, 50, Suppl 1, S177-187. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-169X.2008.01020.x, PubMed
    • Yokoyama, H. Initiation of limb regeneration -the critical steps for regenerative capacity-. Development Growth and Differentiation. 2008, 50, 13-22. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-169X.2007.00973.x, PubMed
  • 2007 (from April 1st)
    • Yakushiji, N., Suzuki, M., Satoh, A., Sagai, T., Shiroishi, T., Kobayashi, H., Sasaki, H., Ide, H., and Tamura, K. Correlation between Shh expression and DNA methylation status of the limb-specific Shh enhancer region during limb regeneration in amphibians. Developmental Biology. 2007, 312, 171-182. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2007.09.022, PubMed

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