- Kanai M, T Yamada, M Hayashi, S Mano, M Nishimura (2019) Soybean
(Glycine max L.) triacylglycerol lipase GmSDP1 regulates the quality and
quantity of seed oil. Scientific Reports in press.
Takeshima R, H Nan, K Harigai, L Dong, J Zhu, S Lu, M Xu, N Yamagishi,
N Yoshikawa, B Liu, T Yamada, F Kong, J Abe (2019) Functional divergence
between soybean FLOWERING LOCUS T orthologues, FT2a and FT5a, in
post-flowering stem growth. Journal of Experimental Botany in press.
Abe J, Y Wang, T Yamada, M Sato, T Ono, G Atsumi, J Abe,
MR Hajimorad, KS Nakahara (2019) Recessive resitance governed by a
major quantitative trait locus restricts clover yellow vein virus in mechanically
but not graft-inoculated cultivated soybeans. Molecular Plant-Microbe
Interactions in press.
Structural features of the aleurone layer of the seed coat associated with
imbibition injury in soybean. Breeding Science in press.
Zhu J, R Takeshima, K Harigai, M Xu, F Kong, B Liu, A Kanazawa,
T Yamada, J Abe1 (2019) Loss of function of the E1-Like-b gene associates
with earlyflowering under long-day conditions in soybean. Frontiers in
Plant Science 9: 1867.
- Yamada M, C Tohyama, T Yamada (2018) Preparation of water-insoluble
and biochemically-stable RNA hybrid matrial. Polymer for Advanced
Technologies. 29: 2890-2898.
Kanazashi Y, A Hirose, I Takahashi, M Mikami, M Endo, S Hirose, S Toki,
A Kaga, K Naito, M Ishimoto, J Abe, T Yamada (2018)
Simultaneous site-directed mutagenesis of duplicated loci in soybean using
a single guide RNA. Plant Cell Reports 37: 553-563.
Maruyama N, Y Matsuoka, K Yokoyama, K Takagi, T Yamada, H Hasegawa,
T Terakawa, M Ishimoto (2018) A vacuolar sorting receptor-independent sorting
mechanism for storage vacuole in soybean seeds. Scientific Reports 8:1108.
- Watanabe S, C Tsukamoto, T Oshita, T Yamada, T Anai, A Kaga
Identification of quantitative trait loci for flowering time by a combination of
restriction site-associated DNA sequencing and bulked segregant analysis in
soybean. Breeding Science 67:277-285.
Mikuriya S, M Kasai, K Nakashima, Natasia, Y Hase,T Yamada, J Abe,
A Kanazawa (2017) Frequent generation of mutants with coincidental changes
in multiple traits via ionbeam irradiation in soybean. Genes & Genetic Systems
Kohzuma K, Y Sato, H Ito, A Okuzaki4, M Watanabe, H Kobayashi, M Nakano,
H Yamatani, Y Masuda, Y Nagashima, H Fukuoka, T Yamada, A Kanazawa,
K Kitamura, Y Tabei, M Ikeuchi, W Sakamoto, A Tanaka, M Kusaba (2017)
The non-Mendelian green cotyledon gene in soybean encodes a small subunit
of photosystem II. Plant Physiology 173:2138-2147.
Mori A, H Sato, M Kasai, T Yamada, A Kanazawa (2017)
RNA silencing in the life cycle of soybean: multiple restriction systems and
spatiotemporal variation associated with plant architecture.
Transgenic Research 26:349-362.
Kunihiro S, D Tanabe, Y Niwa, K Kitamura, J Abe,T Yamada (2017)
Isolation and molecular characterization of a Lotus japonicus R2R3-MYB
subgroup 7 transcription factor gene.Plant Biotechnology 34:45-49.
- Cao D, R Takeshima, C Zhao, B Liu, J Abe, F Kong (2016)
Molecular bases of flowering under long days and stem growth habit in soybean.
Journal of Experimental Botany68:1873-1884.
Dissanayaka A, OT Rodriguez, S Di, F Yan, SM Githiri, FR Rodas, J Abe,
R Takahashi (2016) Quantitative trait locus mapping of soybean maturity
gene E5, Breeding Science 66:407-415.
Takeshima R, T Hayashi, J Zhu, C Zhao,M Xu, N Yamaguchi, T Sayama,
M Ishimoto, L Kong, X Shi, B Liu, Z Tian, T Yamada, F Kong, J Abe (2016)
A soybean quantitative trait locus that promotes flowering under long
days is FT5a, aFLOWERING LOCUS T ortholog. Journal of Experimental
Botany 67: 5247-5258 .
Dwiyanti MS, S Maruyama, M Hirono, M Sato, E Park, SH Yoon,
T Yamada, J Abe (2016) Natural diversity of seed alpha-tocopherol ratio in
wild soybean (Glycine soja) germplasm collection. Breeding Science
Zhao C, R Takeshima, J Zhu, M Xu, M Sato, S Watanabe, A Kanazawa,
B Liu, F Kong, T Yamada, J Abe (2016) A recessive allele for delayed
flowering at the soybean maturity locus E9 is a leaky allele of FT2a, a
FLOWERING LOCUS T ortholog. BMC Plant Biology 16:20.
DoT, H Chen, VTT Hien, A Hamwieh, T Yamada, T Sato, Y Yan, H Cong,
M Shono, K Suenaga, D Xu (2016) Ncl synchronously regulates Na+, K+, and
Cl- in soybean and greatly increases the grain yield in saline field conditions.
Scientific Reports 6:19147.
- Xu M, N Yamagishi, C Zhao, R Takeshima, M Kasai, S Watanabe,
A Kanazawa, N Yoshikawa, B Liu, T Yamada, J Abe (2015) Soybean-specific E1
family of floral repressors controls night-break responses through down-
regulation of FLOWERING LOCUS T orthologs. Plant Physiology 168: 1735-1746.
Ishihara A, K Ohishi, T Yamada, M SHibata-Hatta, Y Arai-Kichise, S Watanabe,
H Yoshikawa, K Wakasa (2015) Biochemical and molecular characterization of
orange- and tangerine-colored rice calli. PlantBiotechnology 32:193-203.
Jang S-J, M Sato, K Sato, Y Jitsuyama, K Fujino, H Mori, R Takahashi,
ER Benitez, B Liu, T Yamada, J Abe (2015) A single-nucleotide polymorphism in
an endo-1,4-β-glucanase gene controls seed coat permeability in soybean.
PLOS ONE 10:e0128527.
- Kong F-J, H Nan, D Cao, Y Li, F Wu, J Wang, S Lu, X Yuan, ER Cober, J Abe,
B Liu (2014) A New Dominant Gene E9 Conditions Early Flowering and Maturity
Soybean. Crop Science 54:2529-2535.
Yamada T, Y Mori, K Yasue, N Maruyama, K Kitamura, J Abe (2014) Knock-down of the 7S globulin subunits shifts distribution of nitrogen sources to the residual
protein fraction in transgenic soybean seeds. Plant Cell Reports 33: 1963-1976.
Yamada M, S Hara, T Yamada, F Katagiri, K Hozumi, M Nomizu (2014) Double-
stranded DNA stereo-selectively promotes aggregation of amyloid-like fibrils and
generates peptide/DNA matrices. Biopolymers 12: 465-472.
Nakano M, T Yamada, Y Masuda, Y Sato, H Kobayashi, R Morita, M Nishimura, K
Kitamura, M Kusaba (2014)A green-cotyledon/stay-green mutant exemplifies the ancient whole-genome duplications in soybean. Plant Cell and Physiology 55: 1763-1771.
Dargahi H, P Tanya, P Somta, J Abe, P Srinives (2014) Mapping quantitative
trait loci for yield-related traits in soybean (Glycine maxL.).
Breeding Science 64: 282-290.
- Xu M, Z Xu, B Liu, F Kong, Y Tsubokura, S Watanabe, Z Xia, K Harada, A
Kanazawa, T Yamada, J Abe (2013) Genetic variation in four maturity genes
affects photoperiod insensitivity and PHYA-regulated post-flowering responses of
soybean. BMC Plant Biology 13:91.
Yamada M, Y Kanamori, T Yamada (2013) Immobilization of double-stranded DNA onto glass beads by psolaren. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules
Tsubokura Y,H Matsumura, M Xu, B Liu, H Kanamori, Y Katayose ,R Takahashi, K Harada, J Abe (2013) Genetic variation in soybean at the maturity locus
E4 is involved in adaptation to long days at high latitudes. Agronomy, 3: 117-134.
Tsubokura Y, S Watanabe, Z Xia, H Kanamori, H Yamagata, A Kaga, Y Katayose, J Abe, M Ishimoto, K Harada (2013) Natural variation in the genes responsible for maturity loci, E1, E2, E3 and E4 in soybean. Annals of Botany, 113: 429-441.
- Yamada M , A Okumoto, T Yamada (2012) Preparation of DNA-polyintercalator
conjugate and its functional property. International Journal of Biological
Macromolecules 51: 215-220.
Xia Z, S Watanabe, T Yamada, Y Tsubokura, H Nakashima, H Zhai, T Anai,
S Sato, T Yamazaki, S Lü, H Wu, S Tabata, K Harada (2012) Positional cloning and
characterization reveal the molecular basis for soybean maturity locus E1 that
regulates photoperiodic flowering. Proceedings of the National Academy of
Sciences of the United States of America 109: E2155-E2164.
Yamada M, M Inoue, T Yamada (2012) Synthesis of DNA intercalator-immobilized cyclodextrin and interaction with double-stranded DNA: Utilization of DNA-
cyclodextrin conjugated material as an environmental material. Polymer
Chemistry 3: 1291-1299.
Yamada T, K Takagi, M Ishimoto (2012) Recent advances in soybean
transformation and their application to molecular breeding and genomic analysis.
Breeding Science 61: 480-494.
Watanabe S, K Harada, J. Abe (2012) Genetic and molecular bases of photoperiod responses of flowering in soybean. Breeding Science 61: 453-461.
Hashiguchi M, J Abe, T Aoki T. Anai A Suzuki, R Akashi (2012) The National
BioResource project (NBRP) Lotus and Glycine in Japan. Breeding Science 61: 531-543.
- Dwiyanti MS, T Yamada, M Sato, J Abe, K Kitamura (2011) Genetic variation
of γ-tocopherol methyltransferase gene contributes to elevated α-tocopherol
content in soybean seeds. BMC Plant Biology 11:152.
Arase S, Y Hase, J Abe, M Kasai, T Yamada, K Kitamura, I Narumi, A Tanaka, A
Kanazawa (2011) Optimization of ion-beam irradiation for mutagenesis in soybean: effects on plant growth and production of visibly altered mutants. Plant
Biotechnology 28: 323~329.
Wang X, T Yamada, F-J Kong, Y Abe, Y Hoshino, H Sato, T Takamizo, A Kanazawa, T Yamada (2011) Establishment of an efficient in vitro culture and particle
bombardment-mediated transformation systems in Miscanthus sinensis. Global
Change Biology Bioenergy 3: 322-332.
- Kong FJ, B Liu, Z Xia, Shusei Sato, B Kim, S Watanabe, T Yamada, S Tabata,
Kanazawa, K Harada, J Abe (2010) Two coordinately regulated homologs of
FLOWERING LOCUS T are involved in the control of photoperiodic flowering in
soybean. Plant Physiology154: 1220~1231.
Yamada T, S Watanabe, M Arai, K Harada, K Kitamura (2010) Cotyledonary node pre-wounding with a micro-brush increased frequency of Agrobacterium-mediated transformation in soybean. Plant Biotechnology 27: 217~220.
Liu B, S Watanabe, T Uchimiya, F Kong, A Kanazawa, Z Xia, A Nagamatsu, M Arai, T Yamada, K Kitamura, Masuta C, K Harada, J Abe (2010) Soybean stem growth habit gene Dt1 is an orthologue of Arabidopsis TFL1. Plant Physiology 153: 198~
Jeong WH, K Harada, T Yamada, J Abe, K Kitamura (2010) Establishment of new method for analysis of starch contents and varietal differences in soybean seeds.
Breeding Science 60: 160~163.
Benitez ER., NA. Khan, H Matsumura, J Abe, R Takahashi (2010) Varietal
differences and morphology of cleistogamy in soybean. Crop Science. 50: 185-190.
- Kong F-J, Y Li, J Abe, B Liu, F Schaller, M Piotrowski, S Otagaki, K Takahashi,
Matsuura, T Yoshihara, K Nabeta (2010) Expression of allene oxide cyclase from
Pharbitis nil upon theobroxide treatment. Bioscience, Biotechnology, and
Matsumura H, H Kitajima, S Akada, J Abe, N Minaka, R Takahashi (2009)
Molecular cloning and linkage mapping of cryptochrome multigene family in
soybean. Plant Genome 2: 271-281.
Liu B, J Abe (2009) QTL mapping of photoperiod-insensitivity of a Japanese
soybean landrace Sakamotowase. The Journal of Heredity 101: 251-256.
Khan NA, R Takahashi, J Abe, S Komatsu (2009) Identification of cleistogamy
associated proteins in floral buds of near-isogenic lines of soybean using proteome analysis. Peptides 30: 2095-2102.
Kanazawa A, B Liu, FJ Kong, S Arase, J Abe (2009) Adaptive evolution involving
gene duplication and insertion of a novel Ty1/copia-like retrotransposon in
soybean. Journal of Molecular Ecology 69: 164-174.
Nagamatsu A, C Masta, H Matsuura, K Kitamura, J Abe, A Kanazawa (2009) Down-regulation of flavonoid 3'-hydroxylase gene expression by virus-induced
gene silencing in soybean reveals the presence of a threshold mRNA level
associated with pigmentation in pubescence.
Journal of Plant Physiology 166: 32-39.
- Imoto Y, T Yamada, K Kitamura, A Kanazawa (2008) Spatial and temporal
control of transcription of the soybean β-conglycinin α subunit gene is conferred by its proximal promoter region and accounts for the unequal distribution of the
protein during embryogenesis. Genes & Genetic Systems 83: 469~476.
Kanamaru K, S Wang, T Yamada, J Abe, K Kitamura (2008) Genetic Analysis and Biochemical Characterization of the High Lutein Trait of Wild Soybean (Glycine
soja Sieb. et Zucc.). Breeding Science 58: 393-400.
Shibata M, K Takayama, A Ujiie, T Yamada, J Abe, K Kitamura (2008) Genetic
relationship between lipid content and linolenic acid concentration in soybean
seeds. Breeding Science 58:361~366.
Yamada T, F Matsuda, K Kasai, S Fukuoka, K Kitamura, Y Tozawa, H Miyagawa, K Wakasa (2008) Mutation of an enzyme that functions in phenylalanine biosynthesis results in accumulation of phenylalanine and tryptophan in rice. Plant Cell 20:1316~1329.
Liu B, A Kanazawa, H Matsumura, R Tahahashi, K Harada, J Abe (2008) Genetic
redundancy in soybean photoresponses associated with duplication of the
phytochrome A gene. Genetics180: 995-1007.
Hwang T-Y, Y Nakamoto, I Kono, H Enoki, H Funatsuki, K Kitamura, M Ishimoto
(2008) Genetic diversity of cultivated and wild soybeans including Japanese elite
cultivars as revealed by length polymorphism of SSR markers, Breeding Science
Matsumura H, B Liu, J Abe, R Takahashi (2008) AFLP mapping of soybean
maturity gene E4. Journal of Heredity 99: 193-197.
Khan NA, SM Githiri, ER Benitez, J Abe, S Kawasaki, T Hayashi, R Takahashi
(2008) QTL analysis of cleistogamy in soybean. Theoretical and Applied Genetics
- Wang S, K Kanamaru, W Li, J Abe, T Yamada, K Kitamura (2007) Simultaneous
accumulation of high contents of α-tocopherol and lutein is possible in seeds of
soybean (Glycine max(L.) Merr.). Breeding Science 57:297~304.
Sato H, T Yamada, Y Kita, M Ishimoto, K Kitamura (2007) Production of
transgenic plants and their early seed set in Japanese soybean variety,
Kariyutaka. Plant Biotechnology 24:533~536.
Dwiyanti MS, A Ujiie, L T B Thuy, T Yamada, K Kitamura (2007) Genetic analysis of high α-tocopherol content in soybean seeds. Breesing Science 57:23~28.
Liu B, T Fujita, Z-H Yan, S Sakamoto, D Xu, J Abe (2007) QTL mapping of
domestication-related traits in soybean (Glycine max). Annals of Botany 100:1027-1038.
Nagamatsu A, C Masta, M Senda, H Matsuura, A Kasai, J-S Hong, K Kitamura,
J Abe, K Kanazawa (2007) Functional analysis of soybean genes involved in
flavonoid biosynthesis by virus-induced gene silencing. Plant Biotechnology Journal5: 778-790.
Yamaya A, Y Endo, K Fujimoto, K Kitamura (2007) Effects of genetic variability
and planting location on the phytosterol content and composition in soybean
seeds. Food Chemistry 102:1071-1075.
- Wakasa K, H Hasegawa, H Nemoto, F Matsuda, H Miyazawa, Y Tozawa, K Morino,
A Komatsu, T Yamada, T terakawa, H Miyagawa (2006) High-level tryptophan
accumulation in seeds of transgenic rice and its limited effects on agronomic
traits and seed metabolite profile. Journal of Experimental Botany 57:3069~3078.
Kanamaru K, S Wang, J Abe, T Yamada, K Kitamura (2006) Identification and
characterization of wild soybean (Glycine soja Sieb. et Zecc.) strains with high
lutein content. Breeding Science 56:231~234.
Pooprompan P, S Wasee, T Toojinda, J Abe, S Chanprame, P Srinives (2006)
Molecular marker analysis of days of flowering in vegetable soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill). Kasetsart Journal. 40: 573-581.
Pulvera ZN, K Kitamura, M Hajika, K Shimada, K Matsui (2006) Oxylipin
metabolism in soybean seeds containing different sets of lipoxygenase isozymes
after homogenization. Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry. 70:2598-2603.
- Inui H, R Yamada, T Yamada, Y Ohkawa, H Ohkawa (2005) A selectable marker
using cytochrome P450 monooxygenases for Arabidopsis transformation. Plant
Matsuda F, T Yamada, H Miyazawa, H Miyagawa, K Wakasa (2005)
Chracterization of the tryptophan over-producing potato expressing rice
anthranilate synthase α subunit (OASA1D) gene. Planta 222:535~545.
Ujiie A, T Yamada, K Fujimoto, Y Endo, K Kitamura (2005) Identification of
soybean varieties with high levels of a-tocopherol content. Breeding Science 55:
Toda K, K Takahashi, T Ono, K Kitamura, Y Nakamura (2005) Variation in the
phytic acid content of soybeans and its effect on consistency of tofu made from
soybean varieties with high protein content. Journal of the Science of Food