Etsuro Yoshimura Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan
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Kazuko Y-Shinozaki Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan
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Yuriko Osakabe Gene Discovery Research Group, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Japan
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Mitsuru Abo
  • Agricultural Chemistry, Meiji University, Japan
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D. in Applied Biological Chemistry, the University of Tokyo, 2001

Current Position

Associate Professor, School of Agriculture, Meiji University, Kanagawa, Japan


  1. Osakabe, Y., Arinaga, N., Umezawa, T., Katsura, S., Nagamachi, K., Tanaka, H., Ohiraki, H., Yamada, K., Seo, S. U., Abo, M., Yoshimura, E., Shinozaki, K. and Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K. (2013). Osmotic stress responses and plant growth controlled by potassium transporters in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 25(2): 609-624
  2. Jan, A., Maruyama, K., Todaka, D., Kidokoro, S., Abo, M., Yoshimura, E., Shinozaki, K., Nakashima, K. and Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K. (2013). OsTZF1, a CCCH-tandem zinc finger protein, confers delayed senescence and stress tolerance in rice by regulating stress-related genes. Plant Physiol 161(3): 1202-1216.
  3. Tsuzuki, M., Moskvin, O. V., Kuribayashi, M., Sato, K., Retamal, S., Abo, M., Zeilstra-Ryalls, J. and Gomelsky, M. (2011). Salt stress-induced changes in the transcriptome, compatible solutes, and membrane lipids in the facultatively phototrophic bacterium Rhodobacter sphaeroides. Appl Environ Microbiol 77(21): 7551-7559.
  4. Abo, M., Yonehara, H. and Yoshimura, E. (2010). Aluminum stress increases carbon-centered radicals in soybean roots. J Plant Physiol 167(15): 1316-1319.
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Authors:  Mitsuru Abo, Yuriko Osakabe, Kazuko Y-Shinozaki and Etsuro Yoshimura, date: 12/05/2013, view: 8996, Q&A: 0
Potassium is an essential element in plant growth and has an important role in regulating cell water potential and turgor in osmotic regulation. Potassium content in plants is high compared to trace elements, however, it is difficult to measure a ...
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