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SAGA Yumiko

サガ ユミコ | SAGA Yumiko
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Professor
Homepage URL  (1): http://www.nig.ac.jp/labs/ManDev/home-j.html
Research keywords  (2): Developmental Genetics ,  Molecular Biology
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (5):
  • 2005 - 2009 The mechanism of somite segmentation with periodic patterning
  • 2002 - 2006 Molecular bases underlying cardiogenesis and somitogenesis of mesodermal cells
  • 1999 - 2001 Developmental genetics involved in the mechanism of vertebrate somitogenesis
  • 1998 - 2000 Analysis of segmentation initiation during somitogenesis
  • Generation and segmentation of mesodermal tissues
Papers (114):
  • Niimi Y, Imai A, Nishimura H, Yui K, Kikuchi A, Koike H, Saga Y, Suzuki A. Essential role of mouse Dead end1 in the maintenance of spermatogonia. Developmental biology. 2019. 445. 1. 103-112
  • Kato Y, Iwamori T, Ninomiya Y, Kohda T, Miyashita J, Sato M, Saga Y. ELAVL2-directed RNA regulatory network drives the formation of quiescent primordial follicles. EMBO reports. 2019. 20. 12. e48251
  • Saba R, Kitajima K, Rainbow L, Engert S, Uemura M, Ishida H, Kokkinopoulos I, Shintani Y, Miyagawa S, Kanai Y, Kanai-Azuma M, Koopman P, Meno C, Kenny J, Lickert H, Saga Y, Suzuki K, Sawa Y, Yashiro K. Endocardium differentiation through Sox17 expression in endocardium precursor cells regulates heart development in mice. Scientific reports. 2019. 9. 1. 11953
  • Shimada R, Kiso M, Saga Y. ES-mediated chimera analysis revealed requirement of DDX6 for NANOS2 localization and function in mouse germ cells. Scientific reports. 2019. 9. 1. 515
  • Fujita Y, Tominaga T, Abe H, Kangawa Y, Fukushima N, Ueda O, Jishage KI, Kishi S, Murakami T, Saga Y, Kanwar YS, Nagai K, Doi T. An adjustment in BMP4 function represents a treatment for diabetic nephropathy and podocyte injury. Scientific reports. 2018. 8. 1. 13011
MISC (20):
Lectures and oral presentations  (270):
  • メダカを用いた甲状腺発生の研究
    (日本発生生物学会第37回大会、 2004)
  • マウスEphA4遺伝子の体節形成における発現制御機構の解析
    (第27回日本分子生物学会 2004)
  • メダカ胴尾部欠損変異体headfishの解析
    (第27回日本分子生物学会 2004)
  • Analysis of a medaka mutant headfish , defective in trunk and tail development
    (第27回日本分子生物学会 2004)
  • Medaka temperature-sensitive mutant UT006 reveals a novel role of chordin in left-right axis determination
    (第27回日本分子生物学会 2004)
Education (2):
  • Doctoral Program in Biological Sciences, University of Tsukuba
  • University of Tsukuba
Professional career (1):
  • Doctor of Science
Work history (12):
  • 1984 - Memorial Sloan-kettering Cancer center
  • (New York, USA) post doctor
  • 1989 - The Institute of physical
  • and chemical research center (RIKEN Tsukuba Research center).
  • A special research fellow of the basic sciences
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Association Membership(s) (2):
The Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists ,  The Molecular Biology Society of Japan
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