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last modified:2022/11/28

Professor ITO, Masaki

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Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Biological Science and Technology,Institute of Science and Engineering  School of Biological Science and Technology, College of Science and Engineering

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
Course in Biosystems, School of Biological Science and Technology, College of Science and Engineering

Laboratory

plant developmental biology

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Tohoku University Master Faculty of Science Biological Institute 199003 Completed
Tohoku University Doctor Faculty of Science Biological Institute 199207 Accomplished credits for doctoral program
【Degree】
Doctor of Science

Career

Nagoya University Division of Biochemical Regulation, Faculty of Agriculture Assistant Professor(1992/08-1993/03)
Nagoya University Bioscience Center Assistant Professor(1993/04-1994/03)
University of Tokyo Department of Plant Science, Graduate School of Science Assistant Professor(1994/04-1995/03)
University of Tokyo Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science Assistant Professor(1995/04-2000/03)
Nagoya University Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences Assistant Professor(2003/04-2019/03)
Kanazawa Univerity School of Biological Science and Technology, College of Science and Engineering Professor(2019/04-)

Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society

The Botanical Society of Japan
The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologist
Japanese Society for Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
The Molecular Biology Society of Japan

Award

Specialities

Plant molecular biology/Plant physiology

Speciality Keywords

Research Themes

Cell size control in plants

Relationship between asymmetric division and cell cycle regulation in plant stem cells

Books

  •  Ito, M Progress in Plant Cellular and Molecular Biology (H.J.J. Nijkamp et al., eds.) Springer Netherlands 1990/06
  •  Matsunaga, S,Ito, M Endomitosis induces a giant polyploidy cell on the leaf epidermis. Springer 2014/08

Papers

  •  A hierarchical transcriptional network activates specific CDK inhibitors that regulate G2 to control cell size and number in Arabidopsis Yuji Nomoto,Hirotomo Takatsuka,Kesuke Yamada,Toshiya Suzuki,Takamasa Suzuki,Ying Huang,David Latrasse,Jing An,Magdolna Gombos,Christian Breuer,Takashi Ishida,Kenichiro Maeo,Miyu Imamura,Takafumi Yamashino,Keiko Sugimoto,Zoltán Magyar,László Bögre,Cécile Raynaud,Moussa Benhamed,Masaki Ito Nature Communications 13 1 1660 2022/03 
  •  MYB3R-mediated active repression of cell cycle and growth under salt stress in Arabidopsis thaliana Toru Okumura,Yuji Nomoto,Kosuke Kobayashi,Takamasa Suzuki,Hirotomo Takatsuka,Masaki Ito Journal of Plant Research 134 2 261 2021/03 
  •  Identification of genes involved in Meloidogyne incognita-induced gall formation processes in Arabidopsis thaliana Reira Suzuki,Takashi Ueda,Takuji Wada,Masaki Ito,Takashi Ishida,Shinichiro Sawa Plant Biotechnology 38 1 1 2021/03/25 
  •  The DREAM complex represses growth in response to DNA damage in Arabidopsis Lucas Lang,Aladár Pettkó-Szandtner,Hasibe Tunçay Elbaşı,Hirotomo Takatsuka,Yuji Nomoto,Ahmad Zaki,Stefan Dorokhov,Geert De Jaeger,Dominique Eeckhout,Masaki Ito,Zoltán Magyar,László Bögre,Maren Heese,Arp Schnittger Life Science Alliance 4 12 e202101141 2021/12 
  •  Identification of two tobacco genes encoding MYB3R proteins with repressor function and showing cell cycle-regulated transcript accumulation Hirotomo Takatsuka,Yuji Nomoto,Satoshi Araki,Yasunori Machida,Masaki Ito Plant Biotechnology 38 2 269 2021/06/25 

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  •  Transcriptional profiling identifies critical steps of cell cycle reprogramming necessary for Plasmodiophora brassicae ‐driven gall formation in Arabidopsis Marcin Olszak,William Truman,Karolina Stefanowicz,Elwira Sliwinska,Masaki Ito,Piotr Walerowski,Stephen Rolfe,Robert Malinowski The Plant Journal 97 4 715 2019/02 
  •  Developmental analysis of the early steps in strigolactone‐mediated axillary bud dormancy in rice Le Luo,Megumu Takahashi,Hiromu Kameoka,Ruyi Qin,Toshihide Shiga,Yuri Kanno,Mitsunori Seo,Masaki Ito,Guohua Xu,Junko Kyozuka The Plant Journal 97 6 1006 2019/03 
  •  Arabidopsis R1R2R3-Myb proteins are essential for inhibiting cell division in response to DNA damage Poyu Chen,Hirotomo Takatsuka,Naoki Takahashi,Rie Kurata,Yoichiro Fukao,Kosuke Kobayashi,Masaki Ito,Masaaki Umeda NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 8 1 635 2017/09
  •  Autocrine regulation of stomatal differentiation potential by EPF1 and ERECTA-LIKE1 ligand-receptor signaling Xingyun Qi,Soon-Ki Han,Jonathan H. Dang,Jacqueline M. Garrick,Masaki Ito,Alex K. Hofstetter,Keiko U. Torii ELIFE 6 2017/03
  •  Haspin has Multiple Functions in the Plant Cell Division Regulatory Network Elena Kozgunova,Takamasa Suzuki,Masaki Ito,Tetsuya Higashiyama,Daisuke Kurihara PLANT AND CELL PHYSIOLOGY 57 4 848 2016/04
  •  DREAMs make plant cells to cycle or to become quiescent Zoltan Magyar,Laszlo Bogre,Masaki Ito CURRENT OPINION IN PLANT BIOLOGY 34 100 2016/12
  •  Transcriptional repression by MYB3R proteins regulates plant organ growth Kosuke Kobayashi,Toshiya Suzuki,Eriko Iwata,Norihito Nakamichi,Takamasa Suzuki,Poyu Chen,Misato Ohtani,Takashi Ishida,Hanako Hosoya,Sabine Mueller,Tuende Leviczky,Aladar Pettko-Szandtner,Zsuzsanna Darula,Akitoshi Iwamoto,Mika Nomoto,Yasuomi Tada,Tetsuya Higashiyama,Taku Demura,John H. Doonan,Marie-Theres Hauser,Keiko Sugimoto,Masaaki Umeda,Zoltan Magyar,Laszlo Boegre,Masaki Ito EMBO JOURNAL 34 15 1992 2015/08
  •  MYB3Rs, plant homologs of Myb oncoproteins, control cell cycle-regulated transcription and form DREAM-like complexes Kosuke Kobayashi,Toshiya Suzuki,Eriko Iwata,Zoltán Magyar,László Bögre,Masaki Ito Transcription 6 5 106 2015/10/20
  •  Reprogramming of plant cells induced by 6b oncoproteins from the plant pathogen Agrobacterium Masaki Ito,Yasunori Machida JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH 128 3 423 2015/05
  •  The carboxyl-terminal tail of the stalk of Arabidopsis NACK1/HINKEL kinesin is required for its localization to the cell plate formation site Michiko Sasabe,Nanako Ishibashi,Tsuyoshi Haruta,Aki Minami,Daisuke Kurihara,Tetsuya Higashiyama,Ryuichi Nishihama,Masaki Ito,Yasunori Machida JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH 128 2 327 2015/03
  •  Rapid Elimination of the Persistent Synergid through a Cell Fusion Mechanism Daisuke Maruyama,Ronny Voelz,Hidenori Takeuchi,Toshiyuki Mori,Tomoko Igawa,Daisuke Kurihara,Tomokazu Kawashima,Minako Ueda,Masaki Ito,Masaaki Umeda,Shuh-ichi Nishikawa,Rita Gross-Hardt,Tetsuya Higashiyama CELL 161 4 907 2015/05
  •  Genetic interaction between G2/M phase-specific transcription factor MYB3R4 and MAPKKK ANP3 for execution of cytokinesis in Arabidopsis thaliana Takashi Saito,Hideki Fujikawa,Nozomi Haga,Toshiya Suzuki,Yasunori Machida,Masaki Ito Plant Signaling and Behavior 10 3 e990817 2015/03/25
  •  Cosuppression of NtmybA1and NtmybA2causes downregulation of G2/M phase-expressed genes and negatively affects both cell division and expansion in tobacco Satoshi Araki,Kiichi Kato,Toshiya Suzuki,Toru Okumura,Yasunori Machida,Masaki Ito Plant Signaling and Behavior 8 10 e26780 2013
  •  Virus-induced silencing of NtmybA1 and NtmybA2 causes incomplete cytokinesis and reduced shoot elongation in Nicotiana benthamiana Satoshi Araki,Yasunori Machida,Masaki Ito PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY 29 5 483 2012 
  •  Roles of GIG1 and UVI4 in genome duplication in Arabidopsis thaliana Eriko Iwata,Saki Ikeda,Natsumi Abe,Asuka Kobayashi,Mariko Kurata,Sachihiro Matsunaga,Yasushi Yoshioka,Marie-Claire Criqui,Pascal Genschik,Masaki Ito Plant Signaling and Behavior 7 9 1079 2012/09 
  •  Agrobacterium rhizogenes-Mediated Transformation of the Parasitic Plant Phtheirospermum japonicum Juliane K. Ishida,Satoko Yoshida,Masaki Ito,Shigetou Namba,Ken Shirasu PLOS ONE 6 10 2011/10 
  •  Mutations in MYB3R1 and MYB3R4 Cause Pleiotropic Developmental Defects and Preferential Down-Regulation of Multiple G2/M-Specific Genes in Arabidopsis Nozomi Haga,Kosuke Kobayashi,Takamasa Suzuki,Kenichiro Maeo,Minoru Kubo,Misato Ohtani,Nobutaka Mitsuda,Taku Demura,Kenzo Nakamura,Gerd Juergens,Masaki Ito PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 157 2 706 2011/10 
  •  GIGAS CELL1, a Novel Negative Regulator of the Anaphase-Promoting Complex/Cyclosome, Is Required for Proper Mitotic Progression and Cell Fate Determination in Arabidopsis Eriko Iwata,Saki Ikeda,Sachihiro Matsunaga,Mariko Kurata,Yasushi Yoshioka,Marie-Claire Criqui,Pascal Genschik,Masaki Ito PLANT CELL 23 12 4382 2011/12 
  •  Preferential Up-Regulation of G2/M Phase-Specific Genes by Overexpression of the Hyperactive Form of NtmybA2 Lacking Its Negative Regulation Domain in Tobacco BY-2 Cells Kiichi Kato,Ivan Galis,Shiori Suzuki,Satoshi Araki,Taku Demura,Marie-Claire Criqui,Thomas Potuschak,Pascal Genschik,Hiroo Fukuda,Ken Matsuoka,Masaki Ito PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 149 4 1945 2009/04 
  •  R1R2R3-Myb proteins positively regulate cytokinesis through activation of KNOLLE transcription in Arabidopsis thaliana Nozomi Haga,Kiichi Kato,Masatake Murase,Satoshi Araki,Minoru Kubo,Taku Demura,Kaoru Suzuki,Isabel Mueller,Ute Voss,Gerd Juergens,Masaki Ito DEVELOPMENT 134 6 1101 2007/03 
  •  Elicitor-induced down-regulation of cell cycle-related genes in tobacco cells K Suzuki,T Nishiuchi,Y Nakayama,M Ito,H Shinshi PLANT CELL AND ENVIRONMENT 29 2 183 2006/02 
  •  Transcriptional activation of tobacco E2F is repressed by co-transfection with the retinoblastoma-related protein: cyclin D expression overcomes this repressor activity K Uemukai,H Iwakawa,S Kosugi,S de Jager,K Kato,E Kondorosi,JAH Murray,M Ito,A Shinmyo,M Sekine PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 57 1 83 2005/01 
  •  The alc-GR system. A modified alc gene switch designed for use in plant tissue culture GR Roberts,GA Garoosi,O Koroleva,M Ito,P Laufs,DJ Leader,MX Caddick,JH Doonan,AB Tomsett PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 138 3 1259 2005/07 
  •  Conservation and diversification of three-repeat Myb transcription factors in plants M Ito JOURNAL OF PLANT RESEARCH 118 1 61 2005/02 
  •  Mitotic cyclins stimulate the activity of c-Myb-like factors for transactivation of G(2)/M phase-specific genes in tobacco S Araki,M Ito,T Soyano,R Nishihama,Y Machida JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 279 31 32979 2004/07 
  •  An E2F-regulated reporter construct is transcriptionally activated following the transient expression of cyclin D in plants Kazue Kawamura,Kenji Uemukai,Shunichi Kosugi,Ko Kato,Masaki Ito,Atsuhiko Shinmyo,Masami Sekine Plant Biotechnology 21 4 289 2004
  •  Arabidopsis D-type cyclin CYCD4;1 is a novel cyclin partner of B2-type cyclin-dependent kinase A Kono,C Umeda-Hara,J Lee,M Ito,H Uchimiya,M Umeda PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 132 3 1315 2003/07 
  •  Developmental control of the cell cycle MI Towers,M Ito,G Roberts,JH Doonan CELL BIOLOGY INTERNATIONAL 27 3 283 2003 
  •  Control of plant cytokinesis by an NPK1-mediated mitogen-activated protein kinase cascade T Soyano,M Ishikawa,R Nishihama,S Araki,M Ito,M Ito,Y Machida PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON SERIES B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 357 1422 767 2002/06 
  •  [Regulation of plant cell cycle by Myb-like transcription factors]. Ito M Tanpakushitsu kakusan koso. Protein, nucleic acid, enzyme 47 12 Suppl 1633 2002/09
  •  Expansion of the cell plate in plant cytokinesis requires a kinesin-like protein/MAPKKK complex R Nishihama,T Soyano,M Ishikawa,S Araki,H Tanaka,T Asada,K Irie,M Ito,M Terada,H Banno,Y Yamazaki,Y Machida CELL 109 1 87 2002/04 
  •  G2/M-phase-specific transcription during the plant cell cycle is mediated by c-Myb-like transcription factors M Ito,S Araki,S Matsunaga,T Itoh,R Nishihama,Y Machida,JH Doonan,A Watanabe PLANT CELL 13 8 1891 2001/08 
  •  Factors controlling cyclin B expression M Ito PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 43 5-6 677 2000/08 
  •  Isolation and characterization of the E2F-like gene in plants M Sekine,M Ito,K Uemukai,Y Maeda,H Nakagami,A Shinmyo FEBS LETTERS 460 1 117 1999/10 
  •  Gene expression and its regulation during the cell cycle of higher plants in synchronous cell culture systems M Ito,H Kodama,A Komamine IN VITRO CELLULAR & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY-PLANT 35 5 388 1999/09 
  •  A novel cis-acting element in promoters of plant B-type cyclin genes activates M phase-specific transcription M Ito,M Iwase,H Kodama,P Lavisse,A Komamine,R Nishihama,Y Machida,A Watanabe PLANT CELL 10 3 331 1998/03 

Conference Presentations

Others

Arts and Fieldwork

Patent

Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

Classes (Bachelors)

○Molecular and Cellular Biology(2021)
○Molecular and Cellular Biology(2021)
○Molecular and Cellular Biology(2021)
○Physiology 1B(2021)
○Field Work of Biology 3(2021)
○Taxonomy B(2021)
○Research Seminar in Biosystems B(2021)
○Research Work in Biosystems A(2021)
○Research Work in Biosystems C(2021)
○Research Work in Biosystems B(2021)
○Research Work in Biosystems D(2021)
○Biodiversity and Evolution B(2021)
○Biodiversity and Evolution A(2021)
○Taxonomy A(2021)
○Research Seminar in Biosystems D(2021)
○Guide to Biology and Bioengineering A(2021)
○Basic Biology Lab 1(2021)
○Basic Biology Lab 2(2021)
○Phylogenetic Systematics Lab(2021)
○Research Seminar in Biosystems A(2021)
○Research Seminar in Biosystems C(2021)
○Taxonomy B(2020)
○Phylogenetic Systematics Lab(2020)
○Taxonomy A(2020)
○Field Work of Biology 3(2020)
○Basic Biology Lab 2(2020)
○Biodiversity and Evolution B(2020)
○Guide to Biology and Bioengineering A(2020)
○Physiology 1B(2020)
○Basic Biology Lab 1(2020)
○Biodiversity and Evolution A(2020)
○Molecular and Cellular Biology(2020)
○Molecular and Cellular Biology(2020)
○Molecular and Cellular Biology(2020)
○Field Work in Biology 5(2019)
○Plant Natural History 1(2019)
○Biodiversity and Evolution A(2019)
○Guide to Biology and Bioengineering A(2019)
○Biodiversity and Evolution B(2019)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Phylogenetic Systematics A(2021)
○Plant Cell Biology(2020)
○Plant Cell Biology(2020)
○Plant Cell Biology(2020)
○Plant Cell Biology(2020)
○Exercise in Systems Biology 1B(2020)
○Exercise in Systems Biology 2B(2020)
○Exercise in Systems Biology 1A(2020)
○Exercise in Systems Biology 2A(2020)
○Research work in Systems Biology(2020)
○Research work in Systems Biology(2020)
○Phylogenetic Systematics A(2020)
○Basic Exercise in Systems Biology(2020)
○Research Skills A(2020)
○Research Skills B(2020)
○Basic Systems Biology B(2020)
○Basic Systems Biology A(2020)
○Phylogenetic Systematics A(2019)

International Project

International Students

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