Original Papers(原著論文)

  1. Shimizu, T, Horiguchi, K., Hatanaka, Y., Masuda, S., Shimada, K., Matsuura, K. and Haruta, S. (2017)
    Nitrite-reducing ability is related to growth inhibition by nitrite in Rhodobacter sphaeroides f. sp. denitrificans.
    Biosci. Biotech. Biochem. in press

  2. Kawashima, R., Sato, R., Harada, K. and Masuda, S. (2017)
    Relative contributions of PGR5- and NDH-dependent photosystem I cyclic electron flow in the generation of a proton gradient in Arabidopsis chloroplasts.
    Planta 246: 1045-1050

  3. Sato, R., Kono, M., Harada, K., Ohta, H., Takaichi, S. and Masuda, S. (2017)
    Fluctuating-Light-Acclimation Protein1, conserved in oxygenic phototrophs, regulates H+ homeostasis and non-photochemical quenching in chloroplasts.
    Plant Cell Physiol. 58: 1622-1630

  4. Honoki, R., Ono, S., Oikawa, A., Saito, K. and Masuda, S. (2017)
    Significance of accumulation of the alarmone (p)ppGpp in chloroplasts for controlling photosynthesis and metabolite balance during nitrogen starvation in Arabidopsis.
    Photosyn. Res. in press

  5. Shimizu, T. and Masuda, S. (2017)
    Characterization of redox-active cysteine residues of persulfide-responsive transcriptional repressor SqrR.
    Commun. Integr. Biol. 10: e1329786

  6. Ito, D., Ihara, Y., Nishihara, H., and Masuda, S. (2017)
    Phylogenetic analysis of proteins involved in the stringent response in plant cells.
    J. Plant Res. 130: 625-634

  7. Shimizu, T., Shen, J., Fang, M., Zhang, Y., Hori, K., Trinidad, J. C., Bauer C. E., Giedroc, D. P., and Masuda, S. (2017)
    The sulfide-responsive transcriptional repressor SqrR functions as a master regulator of sulfide-dependent photosynthesis.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 114: 2355-2360

  8. Sugimoto, Y., Nakamura, H., Ren S., Hori, K., and Masuda, S. (2017)
    Genetics of the blue light-dependent signal cascade that controls phototaxis in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC6803.
    Plant Cell Physiol. 58: 458-465

  9. Masuda, S., and Tanaka, M. (2016)
    PICCORO: A technique for manipulating the activity of transcription factors with blue light.
    Methods Cell Biol. 135: 289-295.

  10. Ihara, Y., and Masuda, S. (2016)
    Cytosolic ppGpp accumulation induces retarded plant growth and development.
    Plant Signal. Behav. 11:e1132966.

  11. Maekawa, M., Honoki, R., Ihara, Y., Sato, R., Oikawa, A., Kanno, Y., Ohta, H., Seo, M., Saito, K., and Masuda, S. (2015)
    Impact of the plastidial stringent response in plant growth and stress responses.
    Nature Plants 1: 15167.

  12. Tsukatani, Y., and Masuda, S. (2015)
    Elucidation of genetic backgrounds necessary for chlorophyll a biosynthesis toward artificial creation of oxygenic photosynthesis.
    Origins Life Evol. Biosph. 45: 367-369.

  13. Ren, S., Sugimoto, Y., Kobayashi, T. and Masuda, S. (2015)
    Cross-linking analysis reveals the putative dimer structure of the cyanobacterial BLUF photoreceptor PixD.
    FEBS Lett. 589: 1879-1882.

  14. Shimizu, T., Cheng, Z., Matsuura, K., Masuda, S. and Bauer C. E. (2015)
    Evidence that altered cis element spacing affects PpsR mediated redox control of photosynthesis gene expression in Rubrivivax gelatinosus.
    PLos ONE 10: e0128446.

  15. Ihara, Y., Ohta, H. and Masuda, S. (2015)
    A highly sensitive quantification method for the accumulation of alarmone ppGpp in Arabidopsis thaliana using UPLC-ESI-qMS/MS.
    J. Plant Res. 128: 511-518.

  16. Saito, H., Oikawa, T., Hamamoto, S., Ishimaru, Y., Kanamori-Sato, M., Sasaki-Sekimoto, Y., Utsumi, T., Chen, J., Kanno, Y., Masuda, S., Kamiya, Y., Seo, M., Uozumi, N., Ueda, M. and Ohta, H. (2015)
    The iasmonate-responsive GTR1 transporter is required for gibberellin-mediated stamen development in Arabidopsis.
    Nature Commun. 6: 6095.

  17. Masuda, S., Tokaji, Y., Kobayashi, Y. and Ohta, H. (2014)
    Mechanisms of induction of the stress-responsive transcription factors HsfA2 and DREB2A by 12-oxo-phytodienoic acid in Arabidopsis thaliana.
    Biosci. Biotech. Biochem. 78: 647-650.

  18. Hori, K., Maruyama, F., Fujisawa, T., Togashi, T., Yamamoto, N., Seo, M., Sato, S., Yamada, T., Mori, H., Tajima, N., Moriyama, T., Ikeuchi, M., Watanabe, M., Wada, H., Kobayashi, K., Saito, M., Masuda, T., Sasaki-Sekimoto, Y., Mashiguchi, K., Awai, K., Shimojima, M., Masuda, S., Iwai, M., Nobusawa, T., Narise, T., Kondo, S., Saito, H., Sato, R., Murakawa, M., Ihara, Y., Oshima-Yamada, Y., Ohtaka, K., Satoh, M., Sonobe, K., Ishii, M., Ohtani, R., Kanamori-Sato, M., Honoki, R., Miyazaki, D., Mochizuki, H., Umetsu, J., Higashi, K., Shibata, S., Kamiya, Y., Sato, N., Nakamura, Y., Tabata, S., Ida, S., Kurokawa, K. and Ohta, H. (2014)
    Klebsormidium flaccidum gemone reveals primary factors for plant terrestrial adaptation.
    Nature Commun. 5: 3978.

  19. Sasaki-Sekimoto, Y., Saito, H., Masuda, S., Shirasu, K. and Ohta, H. (2014)
    Comprehensive analysis of protein interactions between JAZ proteins and bHLH transcription factors that negatively regulate jasmonate signaling.
    Plant Signaling Behavior 9, e27639.

  20. Fujisawa, T., Takeuchi, S., Masuda, S. and Tahara, T. (2014)
    Signaling-state formation mechanism of a BLUF protein PapB from the purple bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris studied by femtosecond time-resolved absorption spectroscopy.
    J. Phys. Chem. B 118: 14761-14773.

  21. Yuzawa, Y., Shimojima, M., Sato, R., Mizusawa, N., Ikeda, K., Suzuki, M., Iwai, M., Hori, K., Wada, H., Masuda, S. and Ohta, H. (2014)
    Cyanobacterial monogalactosyldiacylglycerol-synthesis pathway is involved in normal unsaturation of galactolipids and low-temperature adaptation of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1841: 475-483.

  22. Sato, R., Ohta, H. and Masuda, S. (2014)
    Prediction of respective contribution of linear electron flow and PGR5-dependent cyclic electron flow to non-photochemical quenching induction.
    Plant Physiol. Biochem. 81: 190-196.

  23. Satoh, M., Tokaji, Y., Nagano, A.J., Hara-Nishimura, I., Hayashi, M., Nishimura, M., Ohta, H. and Masuda, S. (2014)
    Arabidopsis mutants affecting oxylipin signaling in photo-oxidative stress responses.
    Plant Physiol. Biochem. 81: 90-95.

  24. Shimojima, M., Watanabe, T., Madoka, Y., Koizumi, R., Yamamoto, M. P., Masuda, K., Yamada, K., Masuda, S. and Ohta, H. (2013)
    Differential regulation of two types of monogalactosyldiacylglycerol synthase in membrane lipid remodeling under phosphate-limited conditions in sesame plants.
    Front. Plant Sci. 4: 469.

  25. Masuda, S., Nakatani, Y., Ren, S. and Tanaka, M. (2013)
    Blue light-mediated manipulation of transcription factor activity in vivo.
    ACS Chem. Biol. 8: 2649-2653.

  26. Masuda, S., Hori, K., Maruyama, F., Ren, S., Sugimoto, S., Yamamoto, N., Mori, H., Yamada, T., Sato, S., Tabata, S., Ohta, H. and Kurokawa, K. (2013)
    Whole-genome sequence of the purple photosynthetic bacterium Rhodovulum sulfidophilum strain W4.
    Genome Announcements 1: e00577-13.

  27. Sasaki-Sekimoto, Y., Jikumaru, Y., Obayashi, T., Saito, H., Masuda, S., Kamiya, Y., Ohta, H. and Shirasu, K. (2013)
    Basic helix-loop-helix transcription factors JASMONATE-ASSOCIATEDMYC2-LIKE1 (JAM1), JAM2, and JAM3 are negative regulators of jasmonate responses in Arabidopsis.
    Plant Physiol. 163: 291-304.

  28. Awakawa, T., Sugai, Y., Otsutomo, K., Ren, S., Masuda, S., Katsuyama, Y., Horinouchi, S. and Ohnishi, Y. (2013)
    4-hydroxy-3-methyl-6-(1-methyl-2-oxoalkyl)pyran-2-one synthesis by a type III polyketide synthase from Rhodospirillum centenum.
    ChemBioChem14: 1006-1013.

  29. Ren, S., Sato, R., Hasegawa, K., Ohta, H. and Masuda, S. (2013)
    A predicted structure for the PixD-PixE complex determined by homology modeling, docking simulation, and a mutagenesis study.
    Biochemistry 52: 1272-1279.

  30. Chen, J., Sonobe, K., Ogawa, N., Masuda, S., Nagatani, A., Kobayashi, Y. and Ohta, H. (2013)
    Inhibition of Arabidopsis hypocotyl elongation by jasmonates is enhanced under red light in phytochrome B dependent manner.
    J. Plant Res.126: 161-168.

  31. Ren, S., Sawada, M., Hasegawa, K., Hayakawa, Y., Ohta, H. and Masuda, S. (2012)
    A PixD-PapB chimeric protein reveals the function of the BLUF domain C-terminal α-helices for light signal transduction.
    Plant Cell Physiol.53: 1638-1647.

  32. Unno, M., Tsukiji, Y., Kubota, K. and Masuda, S. (2012)
    N-terminal truncation does not affect the location of a conserved tryptophan in the BLUF domain of AppA from Rhodobacter sphaeroides.
    J. Phys. Chem. B 116: 8974-8980.

  33. Yuzawa, Y., Nishihara, H., Haraguchi, T., Masuda, S., Shimojima, M., Shimoyama, A., Yuasa, H., Okada, N. and Ohta, H. (2012)
    Phylogeny of galactolipid synthase homologs together with their enzymatic analyses revealed a possible origin and divergence time for photosynthetic membrane biogenesis.
    DNA Res. 19: 91-102.

  34. Masuda, S., Harada, J., Yokono, M., Yuzawa, Y., Shimojima, M., Murofushi, K., Tanaka, H., Masuda, H., Murakawa, M., Haraguchi, T., Kondo, M., Nishimura, M., Yuasa, H., Noguchi, M., Oh-oka, H., Tanaka, A., Tamiaki, H. and Ohta, H. (2011)
    A monogalactosyldiacylglycerol synthase found in the green sulfur bacterium Chlorobaculum tepidum reveals important roles for galactolipids in photosynthesis.
    Plant Cell 23: 2644-2658.

  35. Kondo, T., Masuda, S. and Mino, H. (2011)
    Pulsed ESR analysis of the photo-induced triplet radical pair in the BLUF protein SyPixD: Determination of the protein-protein distance and orientation in the oligomeric protein.
    Appl. Magn. Reson. 40: 545-555.

  36. Kondo, T., Masuda, S., Tsutsumi, K. and Mino, H. (2011)
    Temperature dependence of relaxation time of a stable radical pair in SyPixD investigated by pulsed EPR.
    Chem. Phys. Lett. 501: 528-533.

  37. Kanazawa, T., Ren, S., Maekawa, M., Hasegawa, K., Arisaka, F., Hyodo, M., Hayakawa, Y., Ohta, H. and Masuda, S. (2010)
    Biochemical and physiological characterization of a BLUF protein-EAL protein complex involved in blue light-dependent degradation of cyclic diguanylate in the purple bacterium Rhodopseudomonas palustris.
    Biochemistry 49: 10647-10655.

  38. Unno, M., Kikuchi, S. and Masuda, S. (2010)
    Structural refinement of a key tryptophan residue in the BLUF photoreceptor AppA by ultraviolet resonance Raman spectroscopy.
    Biophys. J. 98: 1949-1956.

  39. Nakasone, Y., Ono, T., Ishii, A., Masuda, S. and Terazima, M. (2010)
    Temperature sensitive reaction of a photosensor protein YcgF: Possibility of a role of temperature sensor.
    Biochemistry 49: 2288-2296.

  40. Narise, T., Kobayashi, K., Baba, S., Shimojima, M., Masuda, S., Fukaki, H. and Ohta, H. (2010)
    Involvement of auxin signaling mediated by IAA14 and ARF7/19 in membrane lipid remodeling during phosphate starvation.
    Plant Mol. Biol. 72: 533-544.

  41. Masuda, S., Ikeda, R., Masuda, T., Hashimoto, H., Tsuchiya, T., Kojima, H., Nomata, J., Fujita, Y., Mimuro, M., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2009)
    Prolamellar bodies formed by cyanobacterial protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase in Arabidopsis.
    Plant J. 58: 952-960.

  42. Masuda, S., Hasegawa, K., Ohta, H. and Ono, T. (2008)
    Crucial role in light signal transduction for the conserved Met93 of the BLUF protein PixD/Slr1694.
    Plant Cell Physiol. 49: 1600-1606.

  43. Masuda, S., Berleman, J., Hasselbring, B. M. and Bauer, C. E. (2008)
    Regulation of aerobic photosystem synthesis in the purple bacterium Rhodospirillum centenum.
    Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 7: 1267-1272.

  44. Masuda, S., Tozawa, Y. and Ohta, H. (2008)
    Possible targets of magic spots in plant signaling.
    Plant Signaling Behavior 3: 1021-1023.

  45. Mizusawa, K., Masuda, S. and Ohta, H. (2008)
    Expression profiling of four RelA/SpoT-like proteins, homologues of bacterial stringent factors, in Arabidopsis thaliana.
    Planta 228: 553-562.

  46. Masuda, S., Mizusawa, K., Narisawa, T., Tozawa, Y., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2008)
    The bacterial stringent response, conserved in chloroplasts, controls plant fertilization.
    Plant Cell Physiol. 49: 135-141.

  47. Tozawa, Y., Nozawa, A., Kanno, T., Narisawa, T., Masuda, S., Kasai, K. and Nanamiya, H. (2007)
    Calcium-activated (p)ppGpp synthetase in chloroplasts of land plants.
    J. Biol. Chem. 282: 35536-35545.

  48. Shimada, H., Mochizuki, M., Ogura, K., Froehlich, J. E., Osteryoung, K. W., Shirano, Y., Shibata, D., Masuda, S., Mori, K. and Takamiya, K. (2007)
    Arabidopsis cotyledon-specific chloroplast biogenesis factor CYO1 is a protein disulfide isomerase.
    Plant Cell 19: 3157-3169.

  49. Wakita, M., Masuda, S., Motohashi, K., Hisabori, T., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2007)
    The significance of Type II and PrxQ peroxiredoxins for antioxidative stress response in the purple bacterium Rhodobacter sphaeroides.
    J. Biol. Chem. 282: 27792-27801.

  50. Nakasone, Y., Ono, T., Ishii, A., Masuda, S. and Terazima, M. (2007)
    Transient dimerization and conformational change of a BLUF protein: YcgF.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129: 7028-7035.

  51. Masuda, S., Tomida, Y., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2007)
    The critical role of a hydrogen bond between Gln63 and Trp104 in the blue-light sensing BLUF domain that controls AppA activity.
    J. Mol. Biol. 368: 1223-1230.

  52. Chung, Y., Masuda, S. and Bauer, C. E. (2007)
    Purification and reconstitution of PYP-phytochrome with biliverdin and 4-hydroxycinnamic acid.
    Methods Enzymol. 422: 184-189.

  53. Kimura, Y., Alric, J., Vermeglio, A., Masuda, S., Hagiwara, Y., Matsuura, K., Shimada, K. and Nagashima, K.V.P. (2007)
    A new membrane-bound cytochrome c works as an electron donor to the photosynthetic reaction center complex in the purple bacterium, Rhodovulum sulfidophilum.
    J. Biol. Chem. 282: 6463-6472.

  54. Yuan, H., Anderson,S., Masuda, S., Dragnea, V., Moffat, K. and Bauer C.E. (2006)
    Crystal structures of the Synechocystis photoreceptor Slr1694 reveal distinct structural states related to signaling.
    Biochemistry 45, 12687-12694.

  55. Unno, M., Masuda, S., Ono, T. and Yamauchi, S. (2006)
    Orientation of a key Glutamine residue in the BLUF domain from AppA revealed by mutagenesis, spectroscopy, and quantum chemical calculations.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 5638-5639.

  56. Hasegawa, K., Masuda, S. and Ono, T. (2006)
    Light induced structural changes of a full-length protein and its BLUF domain in YcgF (Blrp), a blue-light sensing protein that uses FAD (BLUF).
    Biochemistry 45, 3785-3793.

  57. Masuda, S., Hasegawa, K. and Ono, T. (2005)
    Triptophan at position 104 is involved in transforming light signal into changes of β-sheet structure for the signaling state in the BLUF domain of AppA.
    Plant Cell Physiol. 46, 1894-1901.

  58. Makihara, F., Tsuzuki, M., Sato, K., Masuda, S., Nagashima, K. V. P., Abo, M. and Okubo, A. (2005)
    Role of trehalose synthesis pathways in salt tolerance mechanism of Rhodobacter sphaeroides f. sp. denitrificans IL106.
    Arch Microbiol. 184, 56 - 65.

  59. Masuda, S., Hasegawa, K. and Ono, T. (2005)
    Adenosine diphosphate moiety does not participate in structural changes for the signaling state in the sensor of blue-light using FAD domain of AppA.
    FEBS Lett. 579, 4329-4332.

  60. Masuda, S. and Ono, T. (2005)
    Adenylyl cycles activity of Cya1 from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 is inhibited by bicarbonate.
    J. Bacteriol. 187, 5032-5035.

  61. Unno, M., Sano, R., Masuda, S., Ono, T. and Yamauchi, S. (2005)
    Light-induced structural changes in the active site of the BLUF domain in AppA by Raman spectroscopy.
    J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 12620-12626.

  62. Anderson, S., Dragnea, V., Masuda, S., Ybe, J., Moffat, K. and Bauer, C. E. (2005)
    Structure of a novel photoreceptor, the BLUF domain of AppA from Rhodobacter sphaeroides.
    Biochemistry 44, 7998-8005.

  63. Masuda, S., Hasegawa, K. and Ono, T. (2005)
    Light-induced structural changes of apoprotein and chromophore in the sensor of blue light using FAD (BLUF) domain of AppA for a signaling state.
    Biochemistry 44, 1215-1224.

  64. Hasegawa, K., Masuda, S. and Ono, T. (2005)
    Spectroscopic analysis of the dark relaxation process of a photocycle in a sensor of blue-light using FAD (BLUF) protein Slr1694 of cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.
    Plant Cell Physiol. 46, 136-146.

  65. Masuda, S. and Ono, T. (2004)
    Biochemical characterization of the major adenylyl cyclase, Cya1, in a cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.
    FEBS Lett. 577, 255-258.

  66. Hasegawa, K., Masuda, S. and Ono, T. (2004)
    Structural intermediate in the photocycle of a BLUF (sensor of blue-light using FAD) protein Slr1694 in a cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.
    Biochemistry 43, 14979-14986.

  67. Masuda, S., Hasegawa, K., Ishii, A. and Ono, T. (2004)
    Light-induced structural changes in a putative blue-light receptor with a novel FAD binding fold sensor of blue-light using FAD (BLUF); Slr1694 of Synechocystis sp. PCC6803.
    Biochemistry 43: 5304-5313.

  68. Masuda, S. and Bauer C. E. (2004)
    Null mutation of HvrA compensates for loss of an essential relA/spoT-like gene in Rhodobacter capsulatus.
    J. Bacteriol. 186: 235-239.

  69. Tsukatani, Y., Matsuura, K., Masuda S., Shimada, K., Hiraishi, A. and Nagashima, K.V.P. (2004)
    Phylogenetic distribution of unusual triheme to tetraheme cytochrome subunit in the reaction center complex of purple bacteria.
    Photosynth. Res. 79: 83-91.

  70. Swem, L.R., Kraft, B.J., Swem, D.L., Setterdahl, A.T., Masuda, S., Knaff, D. B., Zaleski, J. M. and Bauer C. E. (2003)
    Signal transduction by the global regulator RegB is mediated by a redox-active cysteine.
    EMBO J. 22: 4699-4708.

  71. Kraft, B. J., Masuda, S., Kikuchi, J., Dragnea, V., Tollin, G., Zaleski, J. M. and Bauer, C. E. (2003)
    Spectroscopic and mutational analysis of the blue-light photoreceptor AppA: A novel photocycle involving flavin stacking with an aromatic amino acid.
    Biochemisty 42: 6726-6734.

  72. Masuda, S. and Bauer, C.E. (2002)
    AppA is a blue-light photoreceptor that anti-represses photosynthesis gene expression in Rhodobacter sphaeroides.
    Cell 110: 613-623.

  73. Masuda, S., Tsukatani, Y., Kimura, Y., Nagashima, K.V.P., Shimada, K. and Matsuura, K. (2002)
    Mutational analyses of the photosynthetic reaction-center-bound triheme cytochrome subunit and cytochrome c2 in the purple bacterium, Rhodovulum sulfidophilum.
    Biochemistry 41: 11211-11217.

  74. Masuda, S., Dong, C., Swem, D., Setterdahl, A.T., Knaff, D. and Bauer C.E. (2002)
    Repression of photosynthesis gene expression by formation of a disulfide bond in CrtJ.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 99: 7078-7083.

  75. Yoshida, M., Masuda, S., Nagashima, K.V.P., Vermeglio, A., Shimada, K. and Matsuura, K. (2001)
    In vitro and in vivo electron transfer to the triheme cytochrome subunit bound to the photosynthetic reaction center complex in the purple bacterium Rhodovulum sulfidophilum.
    Biochim. Biophy. Acta 1506: 23-30.

  76. Masuda, S., Nagashima, K.V.P., Shimada, K. and Matsuura, K. (2000)
    Transcriptional control of expression of genes for photosynthetic reaction center and light-harvesting proteins in the purple bacterium Rhodovulum sulfidophilum.
    J. Bacteriol. 182: 2778-2786.

  77. Masuda, S., Matsumoto, Y., Nagashima, K.V.P., Shimada, K., Inoue, K., Bauer, C.E. and Matsuura, K. (1999)
    Structural and functional analyses of photosynthetic regulatory genes regA and regB from Rhodovulum sulfidophilum, Roseobacter denitrificans, and Rhodobacter capsulatus.
    J. Bacteriol. 181: 4205-4215.

  78. Masuda, S., Yoshida, M., Nagashima, K.V.P., Shimada, K. and Matsuura, K. (1999)
    A new cytochrome subunit bound to the photosynthetic reaction center in the purple bacterium, Rhodovulum sulfidophilum.
    J. Biol. Chem. 274: 10795-10801.

  79. Oshima, T., Aiba, H., Baba, T., Fujita, K., Hayashi, K., Honjo, A., Ikemoto, K., Inada, T., Ihoh, T., Kajihara, M., Kanai, K., Kashimoto, K., Kimura, S., Kitagawa, M., Makino, K., Masuda, S., Miki, T., Mizobuchi, K., Mori, H., Motomura, K., Nakamura, Y., Nashimoto, H., Nishio, Y., Saito, N., Sampei, G., Seki, Y., Tagami, H., Takemoto, K., Wada, C., Yamamoto, Y., Yano, M. and Horiuchi, T. (1996)
    A 718-kb DNA sequence of the Escherichia coli K-12 genome corresponding to the 12.7-28.0 min region on the linkage map.
    DNA Res. 3: 137-155.

Review Articles (総説)

  1. Fujisawa, T. and Masuda, S. (2017)
    Light-induced chromophore and protein responses and mechanical signal transduction of BLUF proteins.
    Biophys. Rev. in press

  2. 清水隆之増田真二 (2017)
    バイオサイエンスとインダストリー 75, 516-517.

  3. 増田真二 (2014)
    細胞工学 33, 1192-1195.

  4. 中里拓也、小笠原智也、増田真二 (2013)
    光合成研究 23, 111-115.

  5. Masuda, S. (2013)
    Light detection and signal transduction in the BLUF photoreceptors.
    Plant Cell. Physiol. 54, 171-179.

  6. 増田真二 (2011)
    光合成研究 21, 106-111.

  7. 増田真二 (2011)
    バイオサイエンスとインダストリー 69, 213-214.

  8. 増田真二 (2010)
    生物物理 50, 36-37.

  9. 増田真二 (2005)
    生物物理 45, 308-313.

  10. Bauer, C.E., Elsen, S., Swem, L.R., Swem, D.L. and Masuda, S. (2003)
    Redox and light regulation of gene expression in photosynthetic prokaryotes.
    Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B. Biol. Sci. 358:147-154.

Invited Book Chapters(著書)

  1. 増田真二 (2016)
    光と生命の辞典 (日本光生物学協会 光と生命の辞典編集員会編集), pp. 166-167, 朝倉書店

  2. Masuda, S. (2012)
    The stringent response in phototrophs.
    In Advances in Photosynthesis - Fundamental Aspects (Najafpour, M.M., Ed.), INTECH, ISBN 978-953-307-928-8, pp487-500.

  3. Klug, G. and Masuda, S. (2008)
    Regulation of genes by light.
    In The Purple Photosynthetic Bacteria: Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration (Hunter, C.N., Daldal, F., Thurnauer, M.C., Beatty, J.T., Eds.), Vol. 28, pp. 727-742, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

  4. Masuda, S. and Bauer, C. E. (2005)
    The antirepressor AppA uses the novel flavin-binding BLUF domain as blue-light-absorbing photoreceptor to control photosystem synthesis.
    In Handbook of Photosensory Receptors (Briggs, W. R., and Spudich, J., Eds.) pp433-445. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim.

Proceedings (国際会議プロシーディングス)

  1. Ikeda, R., Masuda S., Tsuchiya, T. Mimuro, M., Ohta, H. and Takamiya, K. (2008)
    Preliminary characterization of NADPH:protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase (POR) from the cyanobacterium Gloeobacter violaceus.
    Proceedings of 14th International Congress of Photosynthesis. In press.

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