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YOKOI Hayato
Graduate School of Agriculture
Division of Bioscience and Biotechnology for Future Bioindustries
Department of Bioindustrial Informatics and Genomics
Laboratory of Marin Life Science and Genetics
Assistant Professor
Research Fields
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    Metamorphosis in Fish, Embryo manipulation, Evolution, Genomics
    Academic Society Membership
    • Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists
    • The International Society of Developmental Biologists
    • The Japanese Society of Fisheries Science
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    Genome duplication and subfunction partitioning: Sox9 in medaka and other vertebrates. In “Medaka: Model for Organogenesis, Human Disease and Evolution.”.[Springer,(2011)]Yokoi H*, Postlethwait JH

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    Original Papers

    Expression profiling of zebrafish sox9 mutants reveals that Sox9 is required for retinal differentiation..[Dev Biol,329(1),(2009),1-15]Yokoi H, Yan YL, Miller MR, BreMiller RA, Catchen JM, Johnson EA, Postlethwait JH*

    Mutant analyses reveal different functions of fgfr1 in medaka and zebrafish despite conserved ligand-receptor relationships..[Dev Biol,304(1),(2007),326-337]Yokoi H, Shimada A, Carl M, Takashima S, Kobayashi D, Narita T, Jindo T, Kimura T, Kitagawa T, Kage T, Sawada A, Naruse K, Asakawa S, Shimizu N, Mitani H, Shima A, Tsutsumi M, Hori H, Wittbrodt J, Saga Y, Ishikawa Y, Araki K*, Takeda H*

    Consequences of lineage-specific gene loss on functional evolution of surviving paralogs: ALDH1A and retinoic acid signaling in vertebrate genomes..[PLoS Genet,5(5),(2009),e1000496]Cañestro C, Catchen JM, Rodriguez-Mari A, Yokoi H, Postlethwait JH*

    Maternal-zygotic medaka mutants for fgfr1 reveal its essential role in the migration of the axial mesoderm but not the lateral mesoderm..[Development,135(2),(2008),281-290]Shimada A*, Yabusaki M, Niwa H, Yokoi H, Hatta K, Kobayashi D, Takeda H*

    Sox9 in a teleost fish, medaka (Oryzias latipes): evidence for diversified function of Sox9 in gonad differentiation..[Mol Reprod Dev,63(1),(2002),5-16]Yokoi H*, Kobayashi T, Tanaka M, Nagahama Y, Wakamatsu Y, Takeda H, Araki K, Morohashi K, Ozato K

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    Review Papers

    Evolutionary developmental biology and genomics..[Nature Reviews Genetics,8(12), (2007), 932-942]Cañestro C, Yokoi H, Postlethwait JH*

    Function and diversification of the FGF receptor mediated signaling.[Cell Technology,24(10), (2005), 1055-1059]Yokoi H*, Takeda H

    Injection of DNA into the medaka oocyte nucleus..[Fish Biol. J. MEDAKA,7, (1995), 53-58]Yokoi H, Ozato K*

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    Honours, Awards and Prizes
    • Zebrafish Meeting Best Poster Award(2004)
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