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Associate Professor NISHIUCHI Takumi

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Faculty, Affiliation

Research Center for Experimental Modeling of Human Disease

College and School Educational Field

Division of Natural Sciences, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology
Division of Natural System, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology


Division of Functional Genomics TEL:076-265-2772 FAX:076-265-2774

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Kyushu University Doctor Graduate School, Division of Natural Science 199710 Completed
Ph. D.


Domestic Research Fellow NIBH Domestic Research Fellow(1997/10/01-2000/09/30)
Research Associate RIKEN, Plant Science Center Research Associate(2000/10/01-2001/03/31)
Assistant Professor Institute of Gene Research(2001/04/01-2003/03/31)
Assistant Professor Advanced Science Research Center(2003/04/01-2004/07/31)
Associate Professor Advanced Science Research Center(2004/08/01-)

Year & Month of Birth


Academic Society

The Pathological Society of Japan
The Pathological Society of Japan
Japanese Society of Plant Physiologist
The Molecular Biology Society of Japan



、、Plant molecular biology/Plant physiology、Molecular biology、

Speciality Keywords

Plant stress response, transcription factor, plant defense response

Research Themes

Analysis of Regulatory Mechanism of Wound-Responsive Gene in Higher Plants

Study on mechanism of action of trichothecene phytotoxin in higher plants

Functional analysis of transcription factors in plant stress response.


  •  Asano T,Nishiuchi T Comparative analysis of phosphoprotein expression using 2D-DIGE. 744 225-33


  •  Loss of Heterochromatin Protein 1 Gamma Reduces the Number of Primordial Germ Cells via Impaired Cell-Cycle Progression in Mice. Abe K,Naruse C,Kato T,Nishiuchi T,Saitou M,Asano M Biol Reprod
  •  Caspase-1 induces apoptosis-associated speck-like protein containing a caspase-recruitment domain (ASC)-mediated necrosis independently of its catalytic activity. Motani K,Kushiyama H,Imamura R,Kinoshita T,Nishiuchi T,Suda T J Biol Chem
  •  Involvement of auxin dynamics in hypergravity-induced promotion of lignin-related gene expression in Arabidopsis inflorescence stems. Tamaoki D,Karahara I,Nishiuchi T,Wakasugi T,Yamada K,Kamisaka S J Exp Bot
  •  Gene expression analysis of wounding-induced root-to-shoot communication in Arabidopsis thaliana. Hasegawa S,Sogabe Y,Asano T,Nakagawa T,Nakamura H,Kodama H,Ohta H,Yamaguchi K,Mueller MJ,Nishiuchi T Plant Cell Environ 34 5 705-16 2011/05
  •  Arabidopsis ENHANCED DISEASE RESISTANCE 1 is required for pathogen-induced expression of plant defensins in nonhost resistance, and acts through interference of MYC2-mediated repressor function. Hiruma K,Nishiuchi T,Kato T,Bednarek P,Okuno T,Schulze-Lefert P,Takano Y Plant J 2011/09

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  •  Visualization of wounding-induced root-to-shoot communication in arabidopsis. Sogabe Y,Nakamura H,Nakagawa T,Hasegawa S,Asano T,Ohta H,Yamaguchi K,Mueller MJ,Kodama H,Nishiuchi T Plant Signal Behav 6 7 2011/07
  •  Comparative anatomy of embryogenesis in three species of Podostemaceae and evolution of the loss of embryonic shoot and root meristems. Katayama N,Kato M,Nishiuchi T,Yamada T Evol Dev 13 4 333-42 2011/04
  •  Sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor-2 deficiency leads to inhibition of macrophage proinflammatory activities and atherosclerosis in Apoe-deficient mice.  15. Wang, F., Okamoto, Y., Inoki., I, Yoshioka., K, Du., W, Qi., X, Takuwa., N, Gonda., K, Yamamoto., Y, Ohkawa., R, Nishiuchi., T, Sugimoto., N, Yatomi., Y, Mitsumori., K, Asano., M, Kinoshita., M, and Takuwa., Y.  JOURNAL OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATION 2010/11
  •  A screening system for inhibitors of trichothecene biosynthesis: hydroxylation of trichodiene as a target. Takahashi-Ando N, Ochiai N, Tokai T, Ohsato S, Nishiuchi T, Yoshida M, Fujimura M, Kimura M. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS 30 6  1055-1059 2008/06
  •  AtNFXL1, an Arabidopsis homologue of the human transcription factor NF-X1, functions as a negative regulator of the trichothecene phytotoxin-induced defense response. PLANT JOURNAL 53 3  450-464 2008/02
  •  Involvement of the osmosensor histidine kinase and osmotic stress-activated protein kinases in the regulation of secondary metabolism in Fusarium graminearum. Ochiai N, Tokai T, Nishiuchi T, Takahashi-Ando N, Fujimura M, Kimura M. BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS 363 3  639-644 2007/11
  •  High-level overexpression of the Arabidopsis HsfA2 gene confers not only increased themotolerance but also salt/osmotic stress tolerance and enhanced callus growth. Ogawa D, Yamaguchi K, Nishiuchi T. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY 58 12  3373-3383 2007/12
  •  The AtNFXL1 gene functions as a signaling component of the type A trichothecene-dependent response. Asano, T., Yasuda, M., Nakashita, H., Kimura, M., Yamaguchi, K. and Nishiuchi, T. 3 11 2008/12
  •  Isolation and analysis of elicitor-induced genes in tobacco plants by subtractive PCR and cDNA macroarray. Suzuki, K., Yano, A., Nishiuchi, T., Nakano, A., Kodama, H., Yamaguchi, K., and Shinshi, H. PLANT SCIENCE 173 3  291-301 2007/09
  •  Phytotoxic effects of trichothecenes on the growth and morphology of Arabidopsis thaliana. Masuda D, Ishida M, Yamaguchi K, Yamaguchi I, Kimura M, Nishiuchi T. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BOTANY 58 7  1617-1626 2007/07
  •  The chloroplast genome from a lycophyte (microphyllophyte), Selaginella uncinata, has a unique inversion, transpositions and many gene losses. Tsuji S, Ueda K, Nishiyama T, Hasebe M, Yoshikawa S, Konagaya A, Nishiuchi T, Yamaguchi K. JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH 120 2  281-290 2007/03
  •  Elicitor-induced down-regulation of cell cycle-related genes in tobacco cells. Suzuki K, Nishiuchi T, Nakayama Y, Ito M, Shinshi H. PLANT CELL AND ENVIRONMENT 29 2  183-191 2006/02
  •  Transgenic rice plants expressing trichothecene 3-O-acetyltransferase show resistance to the Fusarium phytotoxin deoxynivalenol. Ohsato S, Ochiai-Fukuda T, Nishiuchi T, Takahashi-Ando N, Koizumi S, Hamamoto H, Kudo T, Yamaguchi I, Kimura M. PLANT CELL REPORTS 26 4  531-538 2007/04
  •  Fusarium phytotoxin trichothecenes have an elicitor-like activity in Arabidopsis thaliana, but the activity differed significantly among their molecular species. Nishiuchi T, Masuda D, Nakashita H, Ichimura K, Shinozaki K, Yoshida S, Kimura M, Yamaguchi I, Yamaguchi K. MOLECULAR PLANT-MICROBE INTERACTIONS 19 5, 512-520 2006/05
  •  Studies on transcriptional regulation of endogenous genes by ERF2 transcription factor in tobacco cells. Nakano T, Nishiuchi T, Suzuki K, Fujimura T, Shinshi H. PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY 47 4,  554-558 2006/04
  •  Polyethylene glycol-mediated enhancement of the hybridization rate on cDNA microarrays. Shimanuki M, Shimamura K, Hirai S, Nishiuchi T, Suzuki K, Kodama H. ANALYTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY 344 2, 284-286 2005/09
  •  Rapid and transient expression of the ERF3 gene by wounding in tobacco leaves: Possible involvement of NtWRKYs and autorepression. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 279 53 55355-55361 2004/12
  •  Expression in Cereal Plants of Genes That Inactivate Fusarium Mycotoxins. BIOSCIENCE BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY 67 4 914-918 2003/06
  •  Wounding activates immediate early transcription of genes for ERFs in tobacco plants. PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 2002
  •  Possible involvement of protein phosphorylation in the wound-responsive expression of Arabidopsis plastid omega-3 fatty acid desaturase gene. PLANT SCIENCE 155 2 153-160 2000/04
  •  Wound-induced expression of the FAD7 gene is mediated by different regulatory domains of its promoter in leaves/stems and roots. PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 121 4 1239-1246 1999/12
  •  Wounding changes the spatial expression pattern of the Arabidopsis plastid omega-3 fatty acid desaturase gene (FAD7) through different signal transduction pathways. PLANT CELL 9 10 1701-1712 1997/10

Conference Presentations


  •  Roles of plastid w-3 fatty acid desaturase in defense response. 111 3 481-486 1998/09
  •  Molecular biology and biotechnology for reduction of Fusarium mycotoxin contamination. 86 3  117-123 2006/11

Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

○Global gene expression analysis using microarray
○Proteome analysis

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

○Analysis of phytotoxic action of trichothecene(2001-)
○Functional Analysis of defense-related genes(2002-)
○Transcriptome analysis of whole plant specific resistance to rice blast fungus(2006-)
○Effect of gravity changen in global gene expression of Arabidopsis(2005-)
○Microarray analysis of Colletotrichum-infected Arabidopsis plants(2006-)

Classes (Bachelors)

○Physiology 1(2017)
○Physiology 1B(2017)
○Functional Plant Science(2017)
○Experiments in Biology(2017)
○Experiments in Biology(2017)
○Physiology 1(2016)
○Functional Plant Science(2016)
○Experiments in Biology(2016)
○Experiments in Biology(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Physiological systems responding to environmental stimuli A(2017)
○Physiological systems responding to environmental stimuli B(2017)
○Gene Engineering Basic Course(2017)
○Physiological systems responding to environmental stimuli B(2016)
○Functional Genomics(2016)
○Physiological systems responding to environmental stimuli A(2016)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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