Publication 2017


  1. Hall, M.R., Kocot, K.M., Baughman, K.W., Fernandez-Valverde, S.L., Gauthier, M.E.A., Hatleberg, W.L., Krishnan, A., McDougall, C., Motti, C.A., Shoguchi, E., Wang, T., Xiang, X., Zhao, M., Bose, U., Shinzato, C., Hisata, K., Fujie, M., Kanda, M., Cummins, S.F., Satoh, N., Degnan, S.M., Degnan. B.M.
    The crown-of-thorns starfish genome as a guide for biocontrol of this coral reef pest.
    Nature, 5;544(7649):231-234.  


(a) Developmental and Evolutionary Genomics

  1. Simion, P., Philippe, H., Baurain, D., Jager, M., Richter, D.J., Franco, A.D., Roure, B., Satoh, N., Quéinnec, E., Ereskovsky, A., Lapébie, P., Corre, E., Delsuc, F., King, N., Wörheide, G., Manuel, M.
    A large and consistent phylogenomic dataset supports sponges as the sister group to all other animals.
    Current Biology. 27(7):958-967. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.02.031. (2017)
  2. Michiue, T., Yamamoto, T., Yasuoka, Y., Goto, T., Ikeda, T., Nagurab, K., Nakayama, T., Taira, M., Kinoshita T.
    High variability of expression profiles of homeologous genes for Wnt, Hh, Notch, and Hippo signaling pathways in Xenopus laevis
    Developmental Biology. 426(2):270-290 (2017)
  3. Inoue, J., Yasuoka, Y., Takahashi, H., & Satoh, N.
    The chordate ancestor possessed a single copy of the Brachyury gene for notochord acquisition.
    Zoological Letters. 23;3:4. doi: 10.1186/s40851-017-0064-9. (2017) 
  4. Charney, R.M., Forouzmand, E., Cho, J.S., Cheung, J., Paraiso, K.D., Yasuoka, Y., Takahashi, S., Taira, M., Blitz, I.L., Xie, X., Cho, K.W.Y.
    Foxh1 Occupies cis-Regulatory Modules Prior to Dynamic Transcription Factor Interactions Controlling the Mesendoderm Gene Program.
    Developmental Cell 40(6):595-607.e4. (2017)
  5. Lu, T.M., Kanda, M.,Satoh, N., Furuya, H.
    The phylogenetic position of dicyemid mesozoans offers insights into spiralian evolution.
    Zoological Letters 3:6 DOI 10.1186/s40851-017-0068-5 (2017)
  6. Shimizu, K., Luo, Y.J., Satoh, N., Endo, K.
    Possible co-option of engrailed during brachiopod and mollusc shell development.
    Biology Letters 13: 20170254. (2017)
  7. Gyoja, F.
    Basic Helix-Loop-Helix Transcription Factors in Evolution: Roles in Development of Mesoderm and Neural Tissues.
    genesis. 55, e23051. (2017)
  8. Sekigami, Y., Kobayashi, T., Omi, A., Nishitsuji, K., Ikuta, T., Fujiyama, A., Satoh, N., Saiga, H.
    Hox gene cluster of the ascidian, Halocynthia roretzi, reveals several ancient steps of cluster disintegration during ascidian evolution.
    Zoological Letters 3:17. (2017)
  9. Nakano, H., Miyazawa, H., Maeno, A., Shiroishi, T., Kakui, K., Koyanagi, R., Kanda, M., Satoh, N., Omori, A., Kohtsuka, H.
    A new species of Xenoturbella from the western Pacific Ocean and the evolution of Xenoturbella
    BMC Evolutionary Biology. 17(1):245. 


(b) Environmental Genomics

  1. Ohno Y, Iguchi A, Shinzato C, Inoue M, Suzuki A, Sakai K, Nakamura T.
    An aposymbiotic primary coral polyp counteracts acidification by active pH regulation.
    Scientific Report 7: 40324. (2017)
  2. Ponnudurai, R., Kleiner, M., Sayavedra, L., Petersen, J.M., Moche, M., Otto, A., Becher, D., Takeuchi, T., Satoh, N., Dubilier, N., Schweder, T., Markert, S.
    Metabolic and physiological interdependencies in the Bathymodiolus azoricus symbiosis.
    ISME J. 11,463-477. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2016.124. (2017) 
  3. Campbell, M.A., Nielsen, J.G., Sado, T., Shinzato, C., Kanda, M., Satoh, T.P., Miya, M.
    Evolutionary affinities of the unfathomable Parabrotulidae: Molecular data indicate placement of Parabrotula within the family Bythitidae, Ophidiiformes.
    Mol Phylogenet Evol. 109:337-342. (2017)
  4. Roberts, R.E., Motti, C.A., Baughman, K.B., Satoh, N., Hall, M. R., Cummins, S.
    Identification of putative olfactory G-protein coupled receptors in Crown-of-Thorns starfish, Acanthaster planci.
    BMC Genomics. 18(1):400. (2017)
  5. Ikeuchi E., Ohno Y., Iguchi A., Nakamura T.
    Non-bleached colonies of massive Porites may attract fishes for selective grazing during mass bleaching events.
    PeerJ. 5:e3470. (2017)
  6. Matsuyama, T., Yasuike, M., Fujiwara, A., Nakamura, Y., Takano, T., Takeuchi, T., Satoh, N., Adachi, Y., Tsuchihashi, Y., Aoki, H., Odawara, K., Iwanaga, S., Kurita, J., Kamaishi T., Nakayasu, C.
    A Spirochaete is suggested as the causative agent of Akoya oyster disease by metagenomic analysis.
    PLoS ONE 12(8): e0182280. (2017)
  7. Nakajima, Y., Wepfer, P.H., Suzuki, S., Zayasu, Y., Shinzato, C., Satoh, N., Mitarai, S.
    Microsatellite markers for multiple Pocillopora genetic lineages offer new insights about coral populations.
    Scientific Reports 2017; 7: 6729.
  8. Anbutsu, H., Moriyama, M., Nikoh, N., Hosokawa, T., Futahashi, R., Tanahashi, M.,
    Menga, X.Y., Kuriwada, T., Mori, N., Oshima, K., Hattori, M., Fujie, M., Satoh, N., Maeda, T., Shigenobu, S., Koga, R., Fukatsu, T.
    Small genome symbiont underlies cuticle hardness in beetles.
    PNAS 114: E8382–E8391. (2017)
  9. Takeuchi, T.
    Molluscan Genomics: Implications for Biology and Aquaculture.
    Curr Mol Bio Rep (2017).
  10. Higa, H., Shinzato, C., Zayasu, Y., Nagata, T., Kubo, H.
    Restoration efforts for coral reefs by fishery cooperatives ~A case in Onna Village, Okinawa~
    Journal of the Japanese Coral Reef Society 19:119–128 (2017) [in Japanese]


(d) Other Fields

  1. Maeda, K., Tsuhako, Y., Tachihara, K.
    Early Development of Mudskippers.
    In Fishes Out of Water: Biology and Ecology of Mudskippers. (pp. 69–88). CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group (2017)
  2. Tran, H.D., Iida, M., Maeda, K.
    Downstream migration of newly-hatched ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis) in the Tien Yen River of northern Vietnam.
    Environmental Biology of Fishes 100: 1329–1341. (2017)
  3. Kunishima, T., Maeda, K., Tachihara, K.
    Newly discovered habitat of a threatened goby, Acanthogobius insularis (Perciformes: Gobiidae), in southern part of Okinawa-jima Island, Japan.
    Biogeography 19: 69-74 (2017)