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  1. Syntheses of Biologically Active 2-Arylcyclopropylamines
    Shin Miyamura, Kenichiro Itami, Junichiro Yamaguchi
    Synthesis 49, A–S (2017)
    DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1588390

  2. Facile Synthesis of Polycyclic Pentalenes with Enhanced Hückel Antiaromaticity
    Hiroya Oshima, Aiko Fukazawa and Shigehiro Yamaguchi
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 3270–3274 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201611344

  3. One-Step Annulative π-Extension of Alkynes with Dibenzosiloles or Dibenzogermoles by Palladium/o-chloranil Catalysis
    Kyohei Ozaki, Keiichiro Murai, Wataru Matsuoka, Katsuaki Kawasumi, Hideto Ito and Kenichiro Itami
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 1361–1364 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201610374

  4. Development of Versatile Sulfone Electrophiles for Suzuki−Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reactions
    Masakazu Nambo, Eric C. Keske, Jason P. G. Rygus, Jacky C.-H. Yim, and Cathleen M. Crudden
    ACS Catal. 7, 1108−1112 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b03434

  5. Key Structural Elements of Unsymmetrical Cyanine Dyes for Highly Sensitive Fluorescence Turn-On DNA Probes
    Kakishi Uno, Taeko Sasaki, Nagisa Sugimoto, Hideto Ito, Taishi Nishihara, Shinya Hagihara, Tetsuya Higashiyama, Narie Sasaki, Yoshikatsu Sato, and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Asian J. 12, 233–238 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1002/asia.201601430

  6. Stem development through vascular tissues: EPFL-ERECTA family signaling that bounces in and out of phloem
    Toshiaki Tameshige, Shuka Ikematsu, Keiko U. Torii and Naoyuki Uchida
    J. Exp. Bot. 68, 45-53 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erw447

  7. Origin of High Regio-, Diastereo-, and Enantioselectivities in 1,6-Addition of Azlactones to Dienyl N-Acylpyrroles: A Computational Study
    Masahiro Yamanaka, Ken Sakata, Ken Yoshioka, Daisuke Uraguchi, and Takashi Ooi
    J. Org. Chem. 82, 541−548 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02572

  8. Impact of erecta mutation on leaf serration differs between Arabidopsis accessions
    Toshiaki Tameshige, Satoshi Okamoto, Masao Tasaka, Keiko U. Torii, and Naoyuki Uchida
    Plant Signal Behav. 11, e1261231 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1080/15592324.2016.1261231

  9. A Modular Strategy for the Direct Catalytic Asymmetric α-Amination of Carbonyl Compounds
    Kohsuke Ohmatsu, Yuichiro Ando, Tsubasa Nakashima, Takashi Ooi
    Chem 1, 802–810 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2016.10.012

  10. Pollen tube contents initiate ovule enlargement and enhance seed coat development without fertilization
    Ryushiro D. Kasahara, Michitaka Notaguchi, Shiori Nagahara, Takamasa Suzuki, Daichi Susaki, Yujiro Honma, Daisuke Maruyama, Tetsuya Higashiyama
    Sci. Adv. 2, e1600554 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1600554

  11. Cu-Catalyzed Aromatic C-H Imidation with N-Fluorobenzenesulfonimide: Mechanistic Details and Predictive Models
    Brandon E. Haines, Takahiro Kawakami, Keiko Kuwata, Kei Murakami, Kenichiro Itami, Djamaladdin G. Musaev
    Chem. Sci., 8, 988-1001 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1039/C6SC04145K

  12. The regulation of plant cell expansion: Auxin-induced turgor-driven cell elongation
    Koji Takahashi and Toshinori Kinoshita
    Molecular Cell Biology of the Growth and Differentiation of Plant Cells, 156-173, CRC Press (2016)
    DOI: 10.1201/b20316-13

  13. Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of a Cylinder-Shaped Cyclo[12]orthophenylene[6]ethynylene: Toward the Synthesis of Zigzag Carbon Nanobelts
    Katsuma Matsui, Masako Fushimi, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    Org. Lett. 18, 5352−5355 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b02702

  14. Visualization of specific repetitive genomic sequences with fluorescent TALEs in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Satoru Fujimoto, Shigeo S. Sugano, Keiko Kuwata, Keishi Osakabe and Sachihiro Matsunaga
    J. Exp. Bot. 67, 6101-6110 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erw371

  15. Flexible Reaction Pocket on Bulky Diphosphine-Ir Complex Controls Regioselectivity in para-Selective C-H Borylation of Arenes
    Brandon E. Haines, Yutaro Saito, Yasutomo Segawa, Kenichiro Itami, and Djamaladdin G. Musaev
    ACS Catal. 6, 7536−7546 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b02317

  16. Stable Red-Emissive Cationic Dithienotropylium Dyes
    Kengo Asai, Aiko Fukazawa and Shigehiro Yamaguchi
    Chem. Eur. J. 22, 17571–17575 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1002/chem.201604509

  17. Theoretical analysis of structural diversity of covalent organic framework: Stacking isomer structures thermodynamics and kinetics
    Taku Hayashi, Yuh Hijikata, Alister Page, Donglin Jiang, Stephan Irle
    Chem. Phys. Lett. 664, 101–107 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2016.09.071

  18. Palladium-Catalyzed Decarbonylative Cross-Coupling of Azinecarboxylates with Arylboronic Acids
    Kei Muto, Taito Hatakeyama, Kenichiro Itami, and Junichiro Yamaguchi
    Org. Lett. 18, 5106−5109 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b02556

  19. Chiral ammonium betaine-catalyzed asymmetric Mannich-type reaction of oxindoles
    Masahiro Torii, Kohsuke Kato, Daisuke Uraguchi and Takashi Ooi
    DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.12.199

  20. Cytokinesis defect in BY-2 cells caused by ATP-competitive kinase inhibitors
    Elena Kozgunova, Tetsuya Higashiyama & Daisuke Kurihara
    Plant Signal Behav. 11, e1238547 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1080/15592324.2016.1238547

  21. Installing Stable Molecular Chirality within the Walls of Periodic Mesoporous Organosilicas via Self-Assembly
    Lacey M. Reid and Cathleen M. Crudden
    Chem. Mater. 28, 7605−7612 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b02153

  22. Two-dimensional artificial light-harvesting antennae with predesigned high-order structure and robust photosensitising activity
    Xiao Feng, Xuesong Ding, Long Chen, Yang Wu, Lili Liu, Matthew Addicoat, Stephan Irle, Yuping Dong & Donglin Jiang
    Scientific Reports 6, 32944 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1038/srep32944

  23. Synthesis and properties of [8]-, [10]-, [12]-, and [16]cyclo-1,4-naphthylenes
    Keishu Okada, Akiko Yagi, Yasutomo Segawa and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Sci. 8, 661-667 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1039/C6SC04048A

  24. Simple direct formation of self-assembled N-heterocyclic carbene monolayers on gold and their application in biosensing
    Cathleen M. Crudden, J. Hugh Horton, Mina R. Narouz, Zhijun Li, Christene A. Smith, Kim Munro, Christopher J. Baddeley, Christian R. Larrea, Benedict Drevniok, Bheeshmon Thanabalasingam, Alastair B. McLean, Olena V. Zenkina, Iraklii I. Ebralidze, Zhe She,
    Nat. Commun. 7, 12654 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12654

  25. Time-dependent density functional theory (TD-DFT) coupled with reference interaction site model self-consistent field explicitly including spatial electron density distribution (RISM-SCF-SEDD)
    Daisuke Yokogawa
    J. Chem. Phys. 145, 094101 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1063/1.4962062

  26. A Secreted Peptide and Its Receptors Shape the Auxin Response Pattern and Leaf Margin Morphogenesis
    Toshiaki Tameshige, Satoshi Okamoto, Jin Suk Lee, Mitsuhiro Aida, Masao Tasaka, Keiko U. Torii, Naoyuki Uchida
    Curr. Biol. 26, 2478–2485 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.07.014

  27. A Soluble Dynamic Complex Strategy for the Solution-Processed Fabrication of Organic Thin-Film Transistors of a Boron-Containing Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon
    Kyohei Matsuo, Shohei Saito and Shigehiro Yamaguchi
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, 11984 –11988 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201605221

  28. Macrocyclization by Rhodium-Catalyzed Cross-Cyclotrimerization of L-Shaped Diynes with Di-tert-butyl Acetylenedicarboxylate: Effect of Bent Linkers of Diynes
    Shuhei Nishigaki, Yuta Miyauchi, Keiichi Noguchi, Hideto Ito, Kenichiro Itami, Yu Shibata, Ken Tanaka
    Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 4668−4673 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201600909

  29. C-H activation enables a rapid structure-activity relationship study of arylcyclopropyl amines for potent and selective LSD1 inhibitors
    Shin Miyamura, Misaho Araki, Yosuke Ota, Yukihiro Itoh, Shusuke Yasuda, Mitsuharu Masuda, Tomoyuki Taniguchi, Yoshihiro Sowa, Toshiyuki Sakai, Takayoshi Suzuki, Kenichiro Itami and Junichiro Yamaguchi
    Org. Biomol. Chem. 14, 8576-8585 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1039/C6OB01483F

  30. Combination of synthetic chemistry and live-cell imaging identified a rapid cell division inhibitor in tobacco and Arabidopsis thaliana
    Masakazu Nambo, Daisuke Kurihara, Tomomi Yamada, Taeko Nishiwaki-Ohkawa, Naoya Kadofusa, Yusuke Kimata, Keiko Kuwata, Masaaki Umeda, and Minako Ueda
    Plant Cell Physiol. 57, 2255-2268 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcw140

  31. Cyanation of Phenol Derivatives with Aminoacetonitriles by Nickel Catalysis
    Ryosuke Takise, Kenichiro Itami, and Junichiro Yamaguchi
    Org. Lett. 18, 4428−4431 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b02265

  32. Ab initio and first principles theoretical investigations of triplet-triplet fluorescence in trimethylenemethane biradicals
    Yasunori Matsui, Kosuke Usui, Hiroshi Ikeda and Stephan Irle
    RSC Adv. 6, 83668−83672 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1039/C6RA16580J

  33. Chiral-Selective Carbon Nanotube Etching with Ammonia: A Quantum Chemical Investigation
    Clothilde A. Eveleens, Yuh Hijikata, Stephan Irle, and Alister J. Page
    J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 19862−19870 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b06997

  34. Loss of function at RAE2, a previously unidentified EPFL, is required for awnlessness in cultivated Asian rice
    Kanako Bessho-Uehara, Diane R. Wang, Tomoyuki Furuta, Anzu Minami, Keisuke Nagai, Rico Gamuyao, Kenji Asano, Rosalyn B. Angeles-Shim, Yoshihiro Shimizu, Madoka Ayano, Norio Komeda, Kazuyuki Doi, Kotaro Miura, Yosuke Toda, Toshinori Kinoshita, Satohiro Oku
    PNAS 113, 8969-8974 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1604849113

  35. Thiophene-Fused π-Systems from Diarylacetylenes and Elemental Sulfur
    Lingkui Meng, Takao Fujikawa, Motonobu Kuwayama, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 10351−10355 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b06486

  36. Auxin Influx Carrier AUX1 Confers Acid Resistance for Arabidopsis Root Elongation Through the Regulation of Plasma Membrane H+-ATPase
    Shin-ichiro Inoue, Koji Takahashi, Hiromi Okumura-Noda and Toshinori Kinoshita
    Plant Cell Physiol. 57, 2194–2201 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcw136

  37. Corannulene-Helicene Hybrids: Chiral π-Systems Comprising Both Bowl and Helical Motifs
    Takao Fujikawa, Dorin V. Preda, Yasutomo Segawa, Kenichiro Itami, and Lawrence T. Scott
    Org. Lett. 18, 3992−3995 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b01801

  38. Construction of Covalent Organic Nanotubes by Light-Induced Cross-Linking of Diacetylene-Based Helical Polymers
    Kaho Maeda, Liu Hong, Taishi Nishihara, Yusuke Nakanishi, Yuhei Miyauchi, Ryo Kitaura, Naoki Ousaka, Eiji Yashima, Hideto Ito, and Kenichiro Itami
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 11001−11008 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b05582

  39. Nickel-Catalyzed Aromatic C-H Functionalization
    Junichiro Yamaguchi, Kei Muto, Kenichiro Itami
    Topics in Current Chemistry 374, 55 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1007/s41061-016-0053-z

  40. Implementation of replica-exchange umbrella sampling in the DFTB++ semiempirical quantum chemistry package
    Shingo Ito, Stephan Irle, Yuko Okamoto
    Comp. Phys. Comm. 204, 1−10 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cpc.2016.02.010

  41. Chemical Synthesis of the 12 kDa Human Myokine Irisin by α-Ketoacid-Hydroxylamine (KAHA) Ligation
    Thomas G. Wucherpfennig, Sebastian Müller, Christian Wolfrum and Jeffrey W. Bode
    Helv. Chim. Acta 99, 897–907 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1002/hlca.201600160

  42. Incorporation of Acid-Labile Masking Groups for the Traceless Synthesis of C-Terminal Peptide α-Ketoacids
    Frédéric Thuaud, Florian Rohrbacher, André Zwicky, and Jeffrey W. Bode
    Org. Lett. 18, 3670−3673 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b01692

  43. Inhibition of the Arabidopsis bHLH transcription factor by monomerization through abscisic acid-induced phosphorylation
    Yohei Takahashi, Toshinori Kinoshita, Masaki Matsumoto, Ken-ichiro Shimazaki
    Plant Journal 87, 559-567 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1111/tpj.13217

  44. A global reaction route mapping-based kinetic Monte Carlo algorithm
    Izaac Mitchell, Stephan Irle, and Alister J. Page
    J. Chem. Phys. 145, 024105 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1063/1.4954660

  45. Solvent structure of ionic liquid with carbon dioxide
    Kenichi Kikui, Seigo Hayaki, Kentaro Kido, Daisuke Yokogawa, Kento Kasahara, Yoshihiro Matsumura, Hirofumi Sato, Shigeyoshi Sakaki
    J. Mol. Liq. 217, 12–16 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2015.06.061

  46. Light-melt adhesive based on dynamic carbon frameworks in a columnar liquid-crystal phase
    Shohei Saito, Shunpei Nobusue, Eri Tsuzaka, Chunxue Yuan, Chigusa Mori, Mitsuo Hara, Takahiro Seki, Cristopher Camacho, Stephan Irle & Shigehiro Yamaguchi
    Nat. Commun. 7, 12094 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12094

  47. Fertilization-independent Cell-fusion between the Synergid and Central Cell in the Polycomb Mutant
    Kazuki Motomura, Frédéric Berger, Tomokazu Kawashima, Tetsu Kinoshita, Tetsuya Higashiyama, Daisuke Maruyama
    Cell Struct. Func. 41, 121-125 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1247/csf.16010

  48. Peptide Nucleic Acid with a Lysine Side Chain at the β-Position: Synthesis and Application for DNA Cleavage
    Toru Sugiyama, Keiko Kuwata, Yasutada Imamura, Yosuke Demizu, Masaaki Kurihara, Masashi Takano, Atsushi Kittaka
    Chem. Pharm. Bull. 64, 817–823 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1248/cpb.c16-00191

  49. The Restorer-of-fertility-like 2 pentatricopeptide repeat protein and RNase P are required for the processing of mitochondrial orf291 RNA in Arabidopsis
    Sota Fujii, Takamasa Suzuki, Philippe Giegé, Tetsuya Higashiyama, Nobuya Koizuka and Toshiharu Shikanai
    The Plant Journal 86, 504–513 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1111/tpj.13185

  50. An ABA-increased interaction of the PYL6 ABA receptor with MYC2 Transcription Factor: A putative link of ABA and JA signaling
    Fernando Aleman, Junshi Yazaki, Melissa Lee, Yohei Takahashi, Alice Y. Kim, Zixing Li, Toshinori Kinoshita, Joseph R. Ecker & Julian I. Schroeder
    Sci. Rep. 6, 28941 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1038/srep28941

  51. P-class pentatricopeptide repeat protein PTSF1 is required for splicing of the plastid pre-tRNAIle in Physcomitrella patens
    Seiya Goto, Yasuhiro Kawaguchi, Chieko Sugita, Mizuho Ichinose, Mamoru Sugita
    Plant J. 86, 493−503 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1111/tpj.13184

  52. Three pillars for achieving quantum mechanical molecular dynamics simulations of huge systems: Divide-and-conquer, density-functional tight-binding, and massively parallel computation
    Hiroaki Nishizawa, Yoshifumi Nishimura, Masato Kobayashi, Stephan Irle, Hiromi Nakai
    J. Comput. Chem. 37, 1983-1992 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1002/jcc.24419

  53. High-throughput Assay for Quantification of Aminoglycoside-ribosome Interaction
    Shun Yamashita, Dominik Bergmann, Ayato Sato, Mika Nomoto, Yasuomi Tada, Hans-Ulrich Humpf, Kenichiro Itami, Shinya Hagihara
    Chem. Lett. 45, 1048−1050 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1246/cl.160508

  54. Circadian Amplitude Regulation via FBXW7-Targeted REV-ERBα Degradation
    Xuan Zhao, Tsuyoshi Hirota, Xuemei Han, Han Cho, Ling-Wa Chong, Katja Lamia, Sihao Liu, Annette R. Atkins, Ester Banayo, Christopher Liddle, Ruth T. Yu, John R. Yates III, Steve A. Kay, Michael Downes, and Ronald M. Evans
    Cell 165, 1644–1657 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.05.012

  55. The Plasma Membrane H+-ATPase AHA1 Plays a Major Role in Stomatal Opening in Response to Blue Light1
    Shota Yamauchi, Atsushi Takemiya, Tomoaki Sakamoto, Tetsuya Kurata, Toshifumi Tsutsumi, Toshinori Kinoshita and Ken-ichiro Shimazaki
    Plant Physiol. 171, 2731-2743 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1104/pp.16.01581

  56. A set of organelle-localizable reactive molecules for mitochondrial chemical proteomics in living cells and brain tissues
    Yuki Yasueda, Tomonori Tamura, Alma Fujisawa, Keiko Kuwata, Shinya Tsukiji, Shigeki Kiyonaka, and Itaru Hamachi
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 7592−7602 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b02254

  57. Spanning the "Parameter Space" of Chemical Vapor Deposition Graphene Growth with Quantum Chemical Simulations
    Alister J. Page, Izaac Mitchell, Hai-Bei Li, Ying Wang, Meng-gai Jiao, Stephan Irle, and Keiji Morokuma
    J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 13851–13864 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b02673

  58. Identification of Phosphoinositide-Binding Protein PATELLIN2 as a Substrate of Arabidopsis MPK4 MAP Kinase during Septum Formation in Cytokinesis
    Takamasa Suzuki, Chiyuki Matsushima, Shingo Nishimura, Tetsuya Higashiyama, Michiko Sasabe and Yasunori Machida
    Plant Cell Physiol. 57, 1744–1755 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcw098

  59. Helically Twisted Tetracene: Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Photophysical Properties of Hexabenzo[a,c,fg,j,l,op]tetracene
    Yuuta Yano, Hideto Ito, Yasutomo Segawa, Kenichiro Itami
    Synlett 27, 2081−2084 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1561455

  60. Independence from the Sequence of Single-Electron Transfer of Photoredox Process in Redox-Neutral Asymmetric Bond-Forming Reaction
    Tomohito Kizu, Daisuke Uraguchi, and Takashi Ooi
    J. Org. Chem. 81, 6953−6958 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00445

  61. Regiodivergent Cross-Dehydrogenative Coupling of Pyridines and Benzoxazoles: Discovery of Organic Halides as Regio-Switching Oxidants
    Shuya Yamada, Kei Murakami, and Kenichiro Itami
    Org. Lett. 18, 2415−2418 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b00932

  62. Understanding of the Off-On Response Mechanism in Caged Fluorophores Based on Quantum and Statistical Mechanics
    Kosuke Usui, Stephan Irle, and Daisuke Yokogawa
    J. Phys. Chem. B 120, 4449–4456 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b02298

  63. A Macrocyclic Fluorophore Dimer with Flexible Linkers: Bright Excimer Emission with a Long Fluorescence Lifetime
    Hiroshi Osaki, Chih-Ming Chou, Masayasu Taki, Kai Welke, Daisuke Yokogawa, Stephan Irle, Yoshikatsu Sato, Tetsuya Higashiyama, Shohei Saito, Aiko Fukazawa, and Shigehiro Yamaguchi
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, 7131–7135 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201602239

  64. Arylative Desulfonation of Diarylmethyl Phenyl Sulfone with Arenes Catalyzed by Scandium Triflate
    Masakazu Nambo, Zachary T. Ariki, Daniel Canseco-Gonzalez, D. Dawson Beattie, and Cathleen M. Crudden
    Org. Lett. 18, 2339−2342 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b00744

  65. A Macrocyclic Fluorophore Dimer with Flexible Linkers: Bright Excimer Emission with a Long Fluorescence Lifetime
    Hiroshi Osaki, Chih-Ming Chou, Masayasu Taki, Kai Welke, Daisuke Yokogawa, Stephan Irle, Yoshikatsu Sato, Tetsuya Higashiyama, Shohei Saito, Aiko Fukazawa, and Shigehiro Yamaguchi
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, 7131–7135 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201602239

  66. GOLDEN 2-LIKE transcription factors for chloroplast development affect ozone tolerance through the regulation of stomatal movement
    Yukari Nagatoshi, Nobutaka Mitsuda, Maki Hayashi, Shin-ichiro Inoue, Eiji Okuma, Akihiro Kubo, Yoshiyuki Murata, Mitsunori Seo, Hikaru Saji, Toshinori Kinoshita, and Masaru Ohme-Takagi
    PNAS 113, 4218-4223 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1513093113

  67. The AMOR arabinogalactan sugar chain induces pollen-tube competency to respond to ovular guidance
    Akane G. Mizukami, Rie Inatsugi, Jiao Jiao, Toshihisa Kotake, Keiko Kuwata, Kento Ootani, Satohiro Okuda, Subramanian Sankaranarayanan, Yoshikatsu Sato, Daisuke Maruyama, Hiroaki Iwai, Estelle Garénaux, Chihiro Sato, Ken Kitajima, Yoichi Tsumuraya, Hitosh
    Current Biology 26, 1091–1097 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.02.040

  68. Oryza sativa H+-ATPase (OSA) is Involved in the Regulation of Dumbbell-Shaped Guard Cells of Rice
    Yosuke Toda, Yin Wang, Akira Takahashi, Yuya Kawai, Yasuomi Tada, Naoki Yamaji, Jian Feng Ma, Motoyuki Ashikari and Toshinori Kinoshita
    Plant Cell Physiol. 57, 1220–1230 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcw070

  69. Iterative protecting group-free cross-coupling leading to chiral multiply arylated structures
    Cathleen M. Crudden, Christopher Ziebenhaus, Jason P. G. Rygus, Kazem Ghozati, Phillip J. Unsworth, Masakazu Nambo, Samantha Voth, Marieke Hutchinson, Veronique S. Laberge, Yuuki Maekawa & Daisuke Imao
    Nat. Commun. 7, 11065 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11065

  70. Visualization of Plant Sexual Reproduction in the Whole-mount Pistil by ClearSee
    Yoko Mizuta*, Daisuke Kurihara and Tetsuya Higashiyama
    Cytologia 81, 1–2 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1508/cytologia.81.1

  71. Syndecan-4 Is a Receptor for Clathrin-Mediated Endocytosis of Arginine-Rich Cell-Penetrating Peptides
    Yoshimasa Kawaguchi, Toshihide Takeuchi, Keiko Kuwata, Junya Chiba, Yasumaru Hatanaka, Ikuhiko Nakase, and Shiroh Futaki
    Bioconjugate Chem. 27, 1119–1130 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.6b00082

  72. Photosynthesis Activates Plasma Membrane H+-ATPase via Sugar Accumulation
    Masaki Okumura, Shin-ichiro Inoue, Keiko Kuwata, and Toshinori Kinoshita
    Plant Physiol. 171, 580-589 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1104/pp.16.00355

  73. Efficient in planta detection and dissection of de novo mutation events in the Arabidopsis thaliana disease resistance gene UNI
    Tomohiko Ogawa, Akiko Mori, Kadunari Igari, Miyo Terao Morita, Masao Tasaka, and Naoyuki Uchida
    Plant Cell Physiol. 57, 1123-1132 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcw060

  74. Improvement of Arabidopsis Biomass and Cold, Drought and Salinity Stress Tolerance by Modified Circadian Clock-Associated PSEUDO-RESPONSE REGULATORs
    Norihito Nakamichi, Saori Takao, Toru Kudo, Takatoshi Kiba, Yin Wang, Toshinori Kinoshita and Hitoshi Sakakibara
    Plant Cell Physiol. 57, 1085–1097 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcw057

  75. Tip-localized receptors control pollen tube growth and LURE sensing in Arabidopsis
    Hidenori Takeuchi & Tetsuya Higashiyama
    Nature 531, 245-248 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1038/nature17413

  76. Cycloparaphenylene as a molecular porous carbon solid with uniform pores exhibiting dsorptioninduced softness
    Hirotoshi Sakamoto, Toshihiko Fujimori, Xiaolin Li, Katsumi Kaneko, Kai Kan, Noriaki Ozaki, Yuh Hijikata, Stephan Irle and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Sci. 7, 4204–4210 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1039/c6sc00092d

  77. Cycloparaphenylene as a molecular porous carbon solid with uniform pores exhibiting adsorptioninduced softness
    Hirotoshi Sakamoto, Toshihiko Fujimori, Xiaolin Li, Katsumi Kaneko, Kai Kan, Noriaki Ozaki, Yuh Hijikata, Stephan Irle and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Sci., 7, 4204–4210 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1039/C6SC00092D

  78. A Theoretical Study on the Strain Energy of Carbon Nanobelts
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