Mikio Nishimura Department of Cell Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan
3 protocols

Kenji Yamada Department of Cell Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan
2 protocols

Shoji Mano Department of Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity, National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan
3 protocols

Takanori Iino Graduate School of Materials Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
1 protocol

Kazusato Oikawa
  • Department of Cell Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, Japan
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 3 Author merit


Ph.D. in Science, Faculty of Science, Graduate School of Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan (2004)

Current position

Assistant professor in Agricultural Department of Niigata University, Japan

Publications (since 2008)

  1. Shiraya, T., Mori, T., Maruyama, T., Sasaki, M., Takamatsu, T., Oikawa, K., Itoh, K., Kaneko, K., Ichikawa, H. and Mitsui, T. (2015). Golgi/plastid-type manganese superoxide dismutase involved in heat-stress tolerance during grain filling of rice. Plant Biotechnol J 13(9): 1251-1263.
  2. Goto-Yamada, S., Mano, S., Yamada, K., Oikawa, K., Hosokawa, Y., Hara-Nishimura, I. and Nishimura, M. (2015). Dynamics of the Light-Dependent Transition of Plant Peroxisomes. Plant Cell Physiol 56(7): 1264-1271.
  3. Oikawa, K., Matsunaga, S., Man,o S., Kondo, M., Yamada, K., Hayashi, M., Kagawa, T., Kadota, A., Sakamoto, W., Higashi, H., Watanabe, M., Mitsui, T., Shigemasa, A., Iino, T., Hosokawa, Y. and Nishimura, M. (2015). Peroxisome-chloroplast physical interaction elucidated by in situ laser analysis. Nat. Plants 1: 15035.
  4. Shibata, M., Oikawa, K., Mano, S. and Nishimura, M. (2014). Measurement of the Number of Peroxisomes. Bio-protocol 4(21): e1284.
  5. Bahaji, A., Baroja-Fernandez, E., Sanchez-Lopez, A. M., Munoz, F. J., Li, J., Almagro, G., Montero, M., Pujol, P., Galarza, R., Kaneko, K., Oikawa, K., Wada, K., Mitsui, T. and Pozueta-Romero, J. (2014). HPLC-MS/MS analyses show that the near-Starchless aps1 and pgm leaves accumulate wild type levels of ADPglucose: further evidence for the occurrence of important ADPglucose biosynthetic pathway(s) alternative to the pPGI-pPGM-AGP pathway. PLoS One 9(8): e104997.
  6. Shibata, M., Oikawa, K., Yoshimoto, K., Goto-Yamada, S., Mano, S., Yamada, K., Kondo, M., Hayashi, M., Sakamoto, W., Ohsumi, Y. and Nishimura, M. (2014). Plant autophagy is responsible for peroxisomal transition and plays an important role in the maintenance of peroxisomal quality. Autophagy 10(5): 936-937.
  7. Goto-Yamada, S., Mano, S., Oikawa, K., Shibata, M. and Nishimura, M. (2014). Interaction between chaperone and protease functions of LON2, and autophagy during the functional transition of peroxisomes. Plant Signal Behav 9(5): e28838.
  8. Yoshimoto, K., Shibata, M., Kondo, M., Oikawa, K., Sato, M., Toyooka, K., Shirasu, K., Nishimura, M. and Ohsumi, Y. (2014). Organ-specific quality control of plant peroxisomes is mediated by autophagy. J Cell Sci 127(Pt 6): 1161-1168.
  9. Shibata, M.*, Oikawa, K.*, Yoshimoto, K., Kondo, M., Mano, S., Yamada, K., Hayashi, M., Sakamoto, W., Ohsumi, Y. and Nishimura, M. (2013). Highly oxidized peroxisomes are selectively degraded via autophagy in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 25(12): 4967-4983. (*Equal contribution)
  10. Usami, H., Maeda, T., Fujii, Y., Oikawa, K., Takahashi, F., Kagawa, T., Wada, M. and Kasahara, M. (2012). CHUP1 mediates actin-based light-induced chloroplast avoidance movement in the moss Physcomitrella patens. Planta 236(6): 1889-1897.
  11. Oikawa, K., Yamasato, A., Kong, S. G., Kasahara, M., Nakai, M., Takahashi, F., Ogura, Y., Kagawa, T. and Wada, M. (2008). Chloroplast outer envelope protein CHUP1 is essential for chloroplast anchorage to the plasma membrane and chloroplast movement. Plant Physiol 148(2): 829-842.
3 Protocols published
This is the detailed protocol to quantify adhesion strength between peroxisomes and chloroplasts in plant leaf palisade mesophyll cells described by Oikawa et al. (2015). The quantification was performed by utilizing local explosion induced ...
Authors:  Kazusato Oikawa, Shoji Mano, Kenji Yamada, Yoichiro Hosokawa and Mikio Nishimura, date: 04/20/2016, view: 6421, Q&A: 0
Quantitative analysis has been necessary for deeply understanding characteristic of organelles function. This is the detailed protocol for the quantification of the physical interaction between peroxisomes and chloroplasts taken by laser scanning ...
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