Researchers Database WE4100
■Basic Information
Name ICHIMURA, Kazuya
Position Associate Professor
Affiliation Faculty of Agriculture Department of Applied Biological Science Chair of Applied Bioresource Science
Fields of Specialization Plant physiology/molecule, Plant pathology
Fax +81-87-891-3021
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Nihon University, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Department of Applied Biological Science(1989.04 - 1993.03)
Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Integrated Science, Science of System Functions(1993.04 - 1995.03)
University of Tsukuba, Institute of Biological Sciences, Tsukuba University, 生物物理化学専攻(1995.04 - 1999.03)
RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) Junior Research Associate(1996.04.01 - 1999.03.31)
RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) Special Postdoctoral Researcher of Basic Science Program(1999.04.01 - 2002.03.31)
The Sainsbury Laboratory, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK (c/o Dr Ken Shirasu) JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad(2002.04.01 - 2004.03.31)
The Sainsbury Laboratory, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK (c/o Dr Ken Shirasu) Senior Research Associate(2004.04.01 - 2005.09.30)
Plant Immunity Research Team, RIKEN Plant Science Center Research Scientist(2005.10.11 - 2009.09.30)
Applied Bioresource Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University Associate Professor(2009.10.01 - )
Doctor of Philosophy
■Research Topics
Molecular analysis of biotic and abiotic stress signal transduction in higher plant.
■Main Publications (Books) >> Show All
Plant Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Cascades in Signaling Crosstalk. Chapter 2. In Signal Crosstalk in Plant Stress Responses. (Yoshioka, K. Shinozaki, K. eds), Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
耐病性機構に関わるタンパク質の機能解析,新版分子レベルからみた植物の耐病性 ポストゲノム時代の植物免疫研究(島本功、渡辺雄一郎、拓植尚志 監修), 秀潤社, 2004.01
Protein phosphorylation and dephosphorylation in environmental stress responses in plants.Advances in Botanical Research Vol.32, inc. Advances in Plant Pathology, Plant Protein Kinases (Kreis, M. and Walker, J. C., eds), Academic Press, 2000.07
MAP kinase cascades in Arabidopsis: Their roles in stress and hormone responses. Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation, Vol. 27: MAP kinases in Plant Signal Transduction. (Hirt, H., ed), Springer-Verlag., 1999
Molecular responses to drought stress in plants: regulation of gene expression and signal transduction. Chapter 17, In Plant Responses to Environmental Stress. (Smallwood, M. F., Calvert, C. M., and Bowles, D. J. eds), BIOS Scientific, 1999
■Main Publications (Papers) >> Show All
Calmodulin-dependent activation of MAP kinase for ROS homeostasis in Arabidopsis., Molecular Cell, 2011
Rare sugar D-allose suppresses gibberellin signaling through hexokinase-dependent pathway in Oryza sativa L., Planta, 2011
D-Psicose induces upregulation of defense-related genes and resistance in rice against bacterial blight, Journal of Plant Physiology, 2011
ACTTS3 encoding a polyketide synthase is essential for the biosynthesis of ACT-toxin and pathogenicity in the tangerine pathotype of Alternaria alternata., Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 2010.04
Negative regulation of PAMP-triggered immunity by an E3 ubiquitin ligase triplet in Arabidopsis., Current Biology, 2008.09
CERK1, a LysM receptor kinase, is essential for chitin elicitor signaling in Arabidopsis., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2007.12
The Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Cascade MKK3–MPK6 Is an Important Part of the Jasmonate Signal Transduction Pathway in Arabidopsis., The Plant Cell, 2007.03
MEKK1 is required for MPK4 activation and regulates tissue specific and temperature dependent cell death in Arabidopsis., The Journal of Biological Biological Chemistry, 2006.12
植物免疫におけるMAPキナーゼカスケードの役割, 化学と生物, 2006.07
Fusarium phytotoxin trichothecenes have an elicitor-like activity in Arabidopsis thaliana, but the activity differed significantly among their molecular species, Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 2006.05
■Academic Societies
The Phytopathological Society of Japan, The Japanese Sciety of Plant Physiologist, The Botanical Society of Chugoku-Shikoku, American Society of Plant Biologists