Nishikawa Lab



Kobayashi, N., and Nishikawa, S. (2023) Nuclear Fusion in Yeast and Plant Reproduction. Plants 12:3608. DOI
Yabe, A., and Nishikawa, S. (2022) Expression of GEX1 Orthologs of Brassica rapa and Oryza sativa Rescued the Nuclear Fusion Defect of the Arabidopsis GEX1 Mutant. Plants 11:1808. DOI
Nishikawa, S., Yamaguchi, Y., Suzuki, C., Yabe, A., Sato, Y., Kurihara, D., Sato, Y., Susaki, D., Higashiyama, T., and Maruyama., D. (2020) Arabidopsis GEX1 is a Nuclear Membrane Protein of Gametes Required for Nuclear Fusion During Reproduction. Front. Plant Sci.11:1518. DOI press release
Yamamoto, M., Uji, S., Sugiyama, T., Sakamoto, T., Kimura, S., Endo, T., and Nishikawa, S. (2020) ERdj3B-mediated quality control maintains anther development at high temperatures. Plant Physiol.182:1979-1990. DOI
Maruyama, D., Higashiyama, T., Endo, T., and Nishikawa, S. (2020) Fertilization-Coupled Sperm Nuclear Fusion is Required for Normal Endosperm Nuclear Proliferation. Plant Cell Physiol. 61:29-40. DOI
Hwang, D.*, Wada, S.*, Takahashi, A.*, Urawa, H., Kamei, Y., and Nishikawa, S. (2019) Development of a Heat-inducible Gene Expression System using Female Gametophytes of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol. 60:2564-2572. DOI press release *equally contributed
Imai, H., Abe, T., Miyoshi, T., Nishikawa, S., Ito, K., and Uchiumi, T. (2018) The ribosomal stalk protein is crucial for the action of the conserved ATPase ABCE1. Nucleic Acids Res. 46:7820-7830. DOI
Arakawa, S., Yunoki, K,. Izawa, T., Tamura, Y., Nishikawa, S., and Endo, T. (2016) Quality control of nonstop membrane proteins at the ER membrane and in the cytosol. Sci Rep. 6:30795. DOI
Maruyama, D., Endo, T., and Nishikawa, S. (2015) BiP3 supports the early stages of female gametogenesis in the absence of BiP1 and BiP2 in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Signal. Behav. 10:e1035853. PubMed
Maruyama, D., Völz, R., Takeuchi, H., Mori, T., Igawa, T., Kurihara, D., Kawashima, T., Ueda, M., Itoh, M., Umeda, M., Nishikawa, S., Groß-Hardt, R., and Higashiyama, T. (2015) Rapid elimination of the persistent synergid through a cell-fusion for polytubey block. Cell 161:907-918. DOI
Maruyama, D., Yamamoto, M., Endo, T., and Nishikawa, S. (2014) Different Sets of ER-Resident J-Proteins Regulate Distinct Polar Nuclear-Membrane Fusion Events in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol. 55:1937-1944. DOI
Maruyama, D., Sugiyama, T., Endo, T., and Nishikawa, S. (2014) Multiple BiP genes of Arabidopsis thaliana are required for male gametogenesis and pollen competitiveness. Plant Cell Physiol. 55:801-810. DOI
Mano, S., Nakamura, T., Kondo, M., Miwa, T., Nishikawa, S., Mimura, T., Nagatani, A., and Nishimura, M. (2014) The Plant Organelles Database 3 (PODB3) update 2014: integrating electron micrographs and new options for plant organelle research. Plant Cell Physiol. 55:e1. DOI
Shiota,T., Nishikawa, S., and Endo, T. (2013) Analyses of protein-protein interactions by in vivo photocrosslinking in budding yeast. Meth. Mol. Biol. 1033:207-217. DOI
Tamura, Y., Harada, Y., Nishikawa, S., Yamano, K., Kamiya, M., Shiota, T., Kuroda, T., Kuge, O., Sesaki, H., Imai, K., Tomii, K., and Endo, T. (2013) Tam41 is a CDP-diacylglycerol synthase required for cardiolipin biosynthesis in mitochondria. Cell Metab.17:709-718. DOI
Izawa, T., Tsuboi, T., Kuroha, K., Inada, T., Nishikawa, S., and Endo, T. (2012) Roles of Dom34:Hbs1 in non-stop protein clearance from translocators for normal organelle protein influx. Cell Rep. 2:447-453. DOI
Izawa, T., Nagai, H., Endo, T. and Nishikawa, S. (2012) Yos9p and Hrd1p mediate ER retention of misfolded proteins for ER- associated degradation. Mol. Biol. Cell 23:1283-1293. DOI