Hirokazu Tsukaya Biological Science The University of Tokyo
2 protocols

Seisuke Kimura Department of Bioresource and Environmental Sciences, Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan
1 protocol

Kensuke Kawade Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience, Japan
1 protocol

Hokuto Nakayama
  • Department of Plant Biology, University of California Davis, USA
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D. in Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan, 2010

Current position

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Research Fellow (SPD)


  1. Nakayama, H., Nakayama, N., Seiki, S., Kojima, M., Sakakibara, H., Sinha, N. and Kimura, S. (2014). Regulation of the KNOX-GA gene module induces heterophyllic alteration in North American lake cress. Plant Cell 26(12): 4733-4748.
  2. Nakamasu, A., Nakayama, H., Nakayama, N., Suematsu, N. J. and Kimura, S. (2014). A developmental model for branching morphogenesis of lake cress compound leaf. PLoS One 9(11): e111615.
  3. Nakayama, H., Fukushima, K., Fukuda, T., Yokoyama, J., and Kimura, S. (2014). Molecular phylogeny determined using chloroplast DNA inferred a new phylogenetic relationship of Rorippa aquatica (Eaton) EJ Palmer & Steyermark (Brassicaceae)-Lake Cress. Am J Plant Sci 5: 48-54.
  4. Nakayama, H., Yamaguchi, T. and Tsukaya, H. (2013). Modification and co-option of leaf developmental programs for the acquisition of flat structures in monocots: unifacial leaves in Juncus and cladodes in Asparagus. Front Plant Sci 4: 248.
  5. Nakayama, H., Nakayama, N., Nakamasu, A., Sinha, N. and Kimura, S. (2012). Toward elucidating the mechanisms that regulate heterophylly. Plant Morph 24: 57-63.
  6. Nakayama, H., Yamaguchi, T. and Tsukaya, H. (2012). Cladodes, leaf-like organs in Asparagus, show the significance of co-option of pre-existing genetic regulatory circuit for morphological diversity of plants. Plant Signal Behav 7(8): 961-964.
  7. Nakayama, H., Yamaguchi, T. and Tsukaya, H. (2012). Acquisition and diversification of cladodes: leaf-like organs in the genus Asparagus. Plant Cell 24(3): 929-940.
  8. Fukuda, T., Song, I., Ito, T., Nakayama, H., Hayakawa, H., Minamiya, Y., Arakawa, R., Kanno, A. and Yokoyama, J. (2012). Comparing with phylogenetic trees inferred from cpDNA, ITS sequences and RAPD analysis in the genus Asparagus (Asparagaceae). Environ Cont Biol 50: 13-18.
  9. Ito, T., Konno, I., Kubota, S., Ochiai, T., Sonoda, T., Hayashi, Y., Fukuda, Y., Yokoyama, J., Nakayama, H., Kameya, T. and Kanno, A. (2011). Production and characterization of interspecific hybrids between Asparagus kiusianus Makino and A. officinalis L. Euphytica 182: 285–294.
  10. Fukuda, T., Song, I., Nakayama, H., Ito, T., Kanno, A., Hayakawa, H., Minamiya, Y. and Yokoyama, J. (2011). Phylogeography of Asparagus schoberioides Kunth (Asparagaceae) in Japan. Am J Plant Sci 2: 781-789.
  11. Fukuda, T., Song, I., Ito, T., Hayakawa, H., Minamiya, Y., Kanno, A., Nakayama, H. and Yokoyama, J. (2011). Nucleotide sequence variations in a medicinal relative of asparagus, Asparagus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merrill (Asparagaceae). Am J Plant Sci 2: 765-775.
  12. Horiguchi, G., Nakayama, H., Ishikawa, N., Kubo, M., Demura, T., Fukuda, H. and Tsukaya, H. (2011). ANGUSTIFOLIA3 plays roles in adaxial/abaxial patterning and growth in leaf morphogenesis. Plant Cell Physiol 52(1): 112-124.
  13. Nakayama, H., Yamaguchi, T. and Tsukaya, H. (2010). Expression patterns of AaDL, a CRABS CLAW ortholog in Asparagus asparagoides (Asparagaceae), demonstrate a stepwise evolution of CRC/DL subfamily of YABBY genes. Am J Bot 97(4): 591-600.
  14. Nakayama, H., Ito, T., Hayashi, Y., Sonoda, T., Fukuda, T., Ochiai, T., Kameya, T. and Kanno, A. (2006). Development of male-specific primers in garden Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis L.). Breed Sci 56: 327-330.
1 Protocol published
Detection of the Cell Proliferation Zone in Leaves by Using EdU
Authors:  Hokuto Nakayama, Kensuke Kawade, Hirokazu Tsukaya and Seisuke Kimura, date: 09/20/2015, view: 7029, Q&A: 0
Visualization of nuclei in S-phase cells in tissues is important for not only cell cycle research but also developmental research because morphogenesis is usually achieved by a combination of cell proliferation and cell expansion. Recently, DNA ...
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