Publications

  • Tanaka K. 2014. Centrosome duplication: suspending a license by phosphorylating a template. Curr Biol., 24 R651-653.
  • Dhani DK, Goult BT, George GM, Rogerson DT, Bitton DA, Miller CJ, Schwabe JW, Tanaka K. 2013. Mzt1/Tam4, a fission yeast MOZART1 homologue, is an essential component of the γ-tubulin complex and directly interacts with GCP3Alp6. Mol Biol Cell, 24, 3337-3349.
  • Varadarajan S, Tanaka K, Smalley JL, Bampton ETW, Pellecchia M, Dinsdale D, Willars GB, Cohen GM. 2013. Endoplasmic Reticulum Membrane Reorganization Is Regulated by Ionic Homeostasis. PLoS ONE, 8, e56603
  • Grallert A, Chan KY, Alonso-Nunez ML, Madrid M, Biswas A, Alvares-Tabares I, Connolly Y, Tanaka K, Robertson A, Ortiz JM, Smith DL, Hagan IM. 2013. Removal of Centrosomal PP1 by NIMA Kinase Unlocks the MPF Feedback Loop to Promote Mitotic Commitment in S.pombe. Curr. Biol., 23, 213-222.
  • Varadarajan S, Bampton ET, Smalley JL, Tanaka K, Caves RE, Butterworth M, Wei J, Pellecchia M, Mitcheson J, Gant TW, Dinsdale D, Cohen GM. 2012. A novel cellular stress response characterised by a rapid reorganisation of membranes of the endoplasmic reticulum. Cell Death Differ., 19, 1896-1907.
  • Funaya C, Samarasinghe S, Pruggnaller S, Ohta M, Connolly Y, Müller J, Murakami H, Grallert A, Yamamoto M, Smith D, Antony C, Tanaka K. 2012. Transient structure associated with the spindle pole body directs meiotic microtubule reorganization in S.pombe. Curr. Biol., 22, 562-574.
  • Kakui Y, Sato M, Tanaka K, Yamamoto M. 2011. A novel fission yeast mei4 mutant that allows efficient synchronization of telomere dispersal and the first meiotic division. Yeast, 28, 467-479.
  • Arai K, Sato M, Tanaka K, Yamamoto M. 2010. Nuclear compartmentalization is abolished during fission yeast meiosis. Curr Biol., 20, 1913-1918.
  • Kohda TA, Tanaka K, Konomi M, Sato M, Osumi M, Yamamoto M. 2007. Fission yeast autophagy induced by nitrogen starvation generates a nitrogen source to drive the adaptation processes. Genes to cells, 12, 155-170.
  • Harigaya Y, Tanaka H, Yamanaka S, Tanaka K, Watanabe Y, Tsutsumi C, Chikashige Y, Hiraoka Y, Yamashita A, Yamamoto M. 2006. Selective elimination of messenger RNA prevents an incidence of untimely meiosis. Nature, 442, 45-50.
  • Tanaka K, Kohda T, Yamashita A, Nonaka N, Yamamoto M. 2005. Hrs1p/Mcp6p on the meiotic SPB organizes astral microtubule arrays for oscillatory nuclear movement. Curr. Biol., 15, 1479-1486.
  • Hirota K, Tanaka K, Ohta K, Yamamoto M. 2003. Gef1p and Scd1p, the Two GDP-GTP exhange factors for Cdc42p, form a ring structure that shrinks during cytokinesis in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Mol. Biol. Cell, 14, 3617-3627.
  • MacIver FH*, Tanaka K*, Robertson AM, Hagan IM. 2003. Physical and functional interactions between polo kinase and the spindle pole component Cut12 regulate mitotic commitment in S.pombe. Genes Dev., 17, 1507-1523. (* These authors made equal contributions)
  • Tanaka K, Petersen J, MacIver F, Mulvihill DP, Glover DM, Hagan IM. 2001. The role of Plo1 kinase in mitotic commitment and septation in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. EMBO J. 20, 1259-1270.
  • Hirota K, Tanaka K, Watanabe Y, Yamamoto M. 2001. Functional analysis of the C-terminal cytoplasmic region of the M-factor receptor in fission yeast. Genes Cells 6, 201-214.
  • Mayor T, Stierhof Y-D, Tanaka K, Fry AM, Nigg EA. 2000. The centrosomal protein C-Nap1 is required for cell cycle-regulated centrosome cohesion. J. Cell Biol. 151, 837-846.
  • Sillije HH, Takahashi K, Tanaka K, Van Houwe G, Nigg EA. 1999. Mammalian homologues of the plant Tousled gene code for cell-cycle-regulated kinases with maximal activities linked to ongoing DNA replication. EMBO J. 18. 5691-5702.
  • Tanaka K, Nigg EA. 1999. Cloning and Characterization of the Murine Nek3 Protein Kinase, a Novel Member of the NIMA Family of Putative Cell Cycle Regulators. J. Biol. Chem. 274. 13491-13497.
  • Fry AM, Mayor T, Meraldi P, Stierhof Y-D, Tanaka K, Nigg EA. 1998. C-Nap1, a novel centrosomal coiled-coil protein and candidate substrate of the cell cycle-regulated protein kinase Nek2. J. Cell Biol. 141, 1563-1574.
  • Tanaka K, Parvinen M, Nigg EA. 1997. The in vivo expression pattern of mouse Nek2, a NIMA-related kinase, indicates a role in both mitosis and meiosis. Exp. Cell Res. 237, 264-274.
  • Tanaka K, Davey J, Imai Y, Yamamoto M. 1993. Schizosaccharomyces pombe map3+ Encodes the Putative M-Factor Receptor. Mol. Cell. Biol. 13, 80-88.

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