Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Mechanisms of post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression in plants.


  • NameE-mail Address
  • Position
  • Degree
  • ONOUCHI Hitoshi
  • Professor
  • Ph. D (Science)


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  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D (Agriculture)


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Selected Publications

  1. Ebina I., Takemoto-Tsutsumi M., Watanabe S., Koyama H., Endo Y., Kimata K., Igarashi T., Murakami K., Kudo R., Osumi A., Noh A.L., Takahashi H., Naito S., and Onouchi H. (2015) Identification of novel Arabidopsis thaliana upstream open reading frames that control expression of the main coding sequences in a peptide sequence-dependent manner. Nucleic Acids Res., in press.
  2. Yamashita Y., Kadokura Y., Sotta N., Fujiwara T., Takigawa I., Satake A., Onouchi H., and Naito S. (2014) Ribosomes in a stacked array: elucidation of the step in translation elongation at which they are stalled during S-adenosyl-L-methionine-induced translation arrest of CGS1 mRNA. Biol. Chem., 289(18): 12693-12704.
  3. Takahashi H., Takahashi, A., Naito S., and Onouchi H. (2012) BAIUCAS: a novel BLAST-based algorithm for the identification of upstream open reading frames with conserved amino acid sequences, and its application to the Arabidopsis thaliana Bioinformatics, 28(17): 2231-2241.
  4. Onoue N., Yamashita Y., Nagao N., Goto D.B., Onouchi H., and Naito S. (2011) S-adenosyl-L-methionine induces compaction of nascent peptide chain inside the ribosomal exit tunnel upon translation arrest in the Arabidopsis CGS1 gene. Biol. Chem., 286(17): 14903-14912.
  5. Takano J., Tanaka M., Toyoda A., Miwa K., Kasai K., Fuji K., Onouchi H., Naito S., and Fujiwara T. (2010) Polar localization and degradation of Arabidopsis boron transporters through distinct trafficking pathways. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107: 5220-5225.

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