J-GLOBAL ID:200901032798541703   Update date: Dec. 07, 2019


Affiliation and department:
Job title: Professor Emeritus
Research field  (4): Cell biology ,  Functional biochemistry ,  Molecular biology ,  Developmental biology
Research keywords  (2): Cell Biology ,  Developmental Biology
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (4):
  • 2000 - 2004 Signal Transduction during Oocyte Maturation
  • M-phase control
  • oocyte maturation and early development
  • cell reproduction control
Papers (100):
  • Murabe, N., Okumura, E., Chiba, K., Hosoda, E., Ikegami, S., and Kishimoto, T. The Starfish Asterina pectinifera: Collection and Maintenance of Adults and Rearing and Metamorphosis of Larvae. Methods in Mol. Biol. 2020
  • Hosoda, E., Hiraoka, D., Hirohashi, N., Omi, S., Kishimoto, T., and Chiba, K. SGK regulates pH increase and cyclin B-Cdk1 activation to resume meiosis in starfish ovarian oocytes. J. Cell Biol. 2019. 218. 11. 3612-3629
  • Hiraoka, D, Hosoda, E., Chiba, K., and Kishimoto, T. SGK phosphorylates Cdc25 and Myt1 to trigger cyclin B-Cdk1 activation at the meiotic G2/M transition. J. Cell Biol. 2019. 218. 11. 3597-3611
  • Kishimoto T. MPF-based meiotic cell cycle control: Half a century of lessons from starfish oocytes. Proceedings of the Japan Academy. Series B, Physical and Biological Sciences. 2018. 94. 4. 180-203
  • Takeda N, Kon Y, Quiroga Artigas G, Lapébie P, Barreau C, Koizumi O, Kishimoto T, Tachibana K, Houliston E, Deguchi R. Identification of jellyfish neuropeptides that act directly as oocyte maturation-inducing hormones. Development (Cambridge, England). 2018. 145. 2. dev.156786
MISC (2):
Books (13):
  • Calcium-mediated transduction of the hormonal message in 1-methyladenine-induced meiosis reinitiation of starfish oocytes.
    Colloque International C.N.R.S.: Metabolism and Molecular Activities of Cytokinins (J. Guern and C. Peaud-Lenoel, eds.), Springer Verlag, Berlin 1981
  • Maturation-promoting factor in starfish oocytes: Preliminary characterizaion and action on oocyte-follicle cell junctions.
    Advances in Invertebrate Reproduction (M. Porchet, J. C. Andries and A. Dhainaut, eds.), Elsevier Sci. Pub. BV, Amsterdam 1986
  • Microinjection and cytoplasmic transfer in starfish oocytes.
    Methods in Cell Biol., "Echinoderm Gametes and Embryos" (T. E. Schroeder, ed.), Academic Press, New York 1986
  • Hormonal control of oocyte maturation in Echinoderms.
    Progress in clinical and Biological Research, "Progress in Comparative Endocrinology" (A. Epple, C. G. Scanes and M. H. Stetson, eds.), Wiley-Liss, New York 1990
  • Molecular cloning and sequencing of starfish cyclin cDNA.
    Advances in Invertebrate Reproduction (M. Hoshi and O. Yamashita eds.), Elsevier Sci. Pub. BV, Amsterdam 1990
Education (1):
  • - 1976 The University of Tokyo Graduate School, Division of Science
Professional career (1):
  • Doctor of Science
Work history (3):
  • 1978 -
  • 1987 -
  • 1987 -
Awards (2):
  • 2010/06 - The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic The Gregor Johann Mendel Honorary Medal for Merit in the Biological Sciences
  • 2005 - The 10th Prince Hitachi Prize for Comparative Oncology
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