研究成果

【代表論文】

  • [1] Zeenat B. Noordally, Kenyu Ishii, Kelly A. Atkins, Sarah J. Wetherill, Jelena Kusakina, Eleanor J. Walton, Maiko Kato, Miyuki Azuma, Kan Tanaka, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Antony N. Dodd (2013) Circadian Control of Chloroplast Transcription by a Nuclear-Encoded Timing Signal. Science 339, 1316-1319.
  • [2] Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Naoki Takai, Norimune Hosokawa, Masayuki Fujiwara, Yuki Akimoto, Nami Kobori, Hideo Iwasaki, Takao Kondo and Kan Tanaka (2012) RpaB, another response regulator operating circadian clock-dependent transcriptional regulation in Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942. J. Biol. Chem. 287, 26321-26327.
  • [3] Yuki Kobayashi, Sousuke Imamura, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka (2011) A tetrapyrrole-regulated ubiquitin ligase controls algal nuclear DNA replication. Nature Cell Biol. 13, 483-487.
  • [4] Sousuke Imamura, Yu Kanesaki, Mio Ohnuma, Takayuki Inouye, Yasuhiko Sekine, Takayuki Fujiwara, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa and Kan Tanaka (2009) R2R3-type MYB transcription factor, CmMYB1, is a central nitrogen assimilation regulator in Cyanidioschyzon merolae. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106, 12548-12553.
  • [5] Takashi Osanai, Masahiko Imashimizu, Asako Seki, Shusei Sato, Satoshi Tabata, Sousuke Imamura, Munehiko Asayama, Masahiko Ikeuchi and Kan Tanaka (2009) ChlH, the H subunit of Mg-chelatase, is an anti-sigma factor for SigE in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106, 6860-6865.
  • [6] Yuki Kobayashi, Yu Kanesaki, Ayumi Tanaka, Haruko Kuroiwa, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa and Kan Tanaka (2009) Tetrapyrrole signal as a cell cycle coordinator from organelle to nuclear DNA replication in plant cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106, 803-807.
  • [7] Sousuke Imamura, Mitsumasa Hanaoka and Kan Tanaka (2008) The plant-specific TFIIB-related protein, pBrp, is a general transcription factor for RNA polymerase I. EMBO J. 27, 2317-2327.
  • [8] Takashi Osanai, Takayuki Nakano, Hiroyuki Takahashi, Minoru Kanehisa, Munehiko Asayama, Makoto Shirai, Iwane Suzuki, Norio Murata and Kan Tanaka (2005) Positive regulation of sugar catabolic pathways in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 by the group 2 sigma factor SigE. J. Biol. Chem. 280, 30653-30659.
  • [9] Mitsumasa Hanaoka, Kengo Kanamaru, Makoto Fujiwara, Hideo Takahashi and Kan Tanaka (2005) A Switch in RNA Polymerase Usage Mediated by tRNAGlu During Chloroplast Development. EMBO Rep. 6, 545-550.
  • [10] Motomichi Matsuzaki, Osami Misumi, Tadasu Shin-I, Shinichiro Maruyama, Manabu Takahara, et al. (2004) Genome sequence of the ultra-small unicellular red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae 10D. Nature 428, 653-657.
  • [11] Ryohei Tanigawa, Masao Shirokane, Shin-ichi Maeda, Tatuso Omata, Kan Tanaka, and Hideo Takahashi (2002) Transcriptional activation of NtcA-dependent promoters of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7942 by 2-oxoglutarate in vitro. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99, 4251-4255.
  • [12] Kan Tanaka, Kosuke Oikawa, Niji Ohta, Haruko Kuroiwa, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa, and Hideo Takahashi (1996) Nuclear encoding of a chloroplast RNA polymerase sigma subunit in a red alga. Science 272, 1932-1935.
  • [13] Kan Tanaka, Yuko Tanayanagi, Nobuyuki Fujita, Akira Ishihama, and Hideo Takahashi (1993) Heterogeneity of the principal σ factor in Escherichia coli: The rpoS gene product, σ38, is a second principal σ factor of RNA polymerase in stationary-phase Escherichia coli. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 90, 3511-3515.
  • [14] Kan Tanaka, Tetsuo Shiina and Hideo Takahashi (1988) Multiple principal sigma factor homologs in eubacteria: Identification of the “rpoD Box.” Science 242, 1040-1042.

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