Before 2013

Original papers


Draft genome sequence of the radioresistant bacterium Deinococcus aerius TR0125, isolated from the high atmosphere above Japan. Satoh K, Arai H, Sanzen T, Kawaguchi Y, Hayashi H, Yokobori S, Yamagishi A, Oono Y, Narumi I. Genome Announcements, 6: e00080-18, (2018)

The moss Physcomitrella patens is hyperresistant to DNA double-strand breaks induced by γ-irradiation. Yokota Y, Sakamoto A. Genes, 9: 76, (2018)

Evaluation of metabolic changes in oxalate-rich plant Rumex obtusifolius L. caused by ion beam irradiation. Miyagi A, Kitano S, Oono Y, Hase Y, Narumi I, Yamaguchi Y, Uchimiya H, Kawai-Yamada M. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 122: 40-45, (2018),

Physiological status of plant tissue affects the frequency and types of mutations induced by carbon-ion irradiation in Arabidopsis. Hase Y, Satoh K, Kitamura S, Oono Y. Scientific Reports, 8: 1394, (2018)

Frequent generation of mutants with coincidental changes in multiple traits via ion-beam irradiation in soybean. Mikuriya S, Kasai M, Nakashima K, Natasia, Hase Y, Yamada T, Abe J, Kanazawa A. Genes & Genetic Systems, 92: 153-161, (2018)

Identification of functional flavonol synthase genes from fragrant wild cyclamen (Cyclamen purpurascens). Akita Y, Kitamura S, Mikami R, Ishizaka H. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 27: 147–155, (2018)


An ion beam–induced Arabidopsis mutant with marked chromosomal rearrangement. Sakamoto A, Lan VTT, Fujimoto S, Matsunaga S, Tanaka A. Journal of Radiation Research, 58: 772-781, (2017)

SMALL ACIDIC PROTEIN 1 (SMAP1) and SCFTIR1 ubiquitin proteasome pathway act in concert to induce 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid-mediated alteration of actin in Arabidopsis roots. Takahashi M, Umetsu K, Oono Y, Higaki T, Blancaflor EB, Rahman A. Plant J., 89: 940-56, (2017)

Effects of ion beam irradiation on size of mutant sector and genetic damage in Arabidopsis. Hase Y, Nozawa S, Narumi I, Oono Y. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., B, 391: 14-9, (2017)


Arabidopsis pab1, a mutant with reduced anthocyanins in immature seeds from banyuls, harbors a mutation in the MATE transporter FFT. Kitamura S, Oono Y, Narumi I. Plant Molecular Biology, 90: 7-18 (2016)

Draft genome sequence of the radioresistant bacterium Deinococcus grandis, isolated from freshwater fish in Japan. Satoh K, Onodera T, Omoso K, Takeda-Yano K, Katayama T, Oono Y, Narumi I. Genome Announcements, 4: e01631-15 (2016)

DNA gyrase of Deinococcus radiodurans is characterized as type II bacterial topoisomerase and its activity is differentially regulated by PprA in vitro. Kota S, Charaka VK, Rajpurohit YS, Satoh K, Narumi I, Misra HS. Extremophiles, 20: 195-205 (2016)


Draft Genome Sequence of Methylobacterium sp. ME121, isolated from soil as a mixed single colony with Kaistia sp. 32K. Fujinami S, Takeda-Yano K, Onodera T, Satoh K, Shimizu T, Wakabayashi Y, Narumi I, Nakamura A, Ito M. Genome Announcements, 3: e01005-15 (2015)

Benomyl-resistant Beauveria bassiana (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) mutants induced by ion beams. Fitriana Y, Shinohara S, Satoh K, Narumi I, Saito T. Applied Entomology and Zoology, 50: 123-129 (2015)

Tissue-dependent somaclonal mutation frequencies and spectra enhanced by ion beam irradiation in chrysanthemum. Okamura M, Hase Y, Furusawa Y, Tanaka A. Euphytica, 202: 333-343 (2015)

Metabolic alterations in leaves of oxalate-rich plant Rumex obtusifolius L. irradiated by gamma rays. Kitano S, Miyagi A, Oono Y, Hase Y, Narumi I, Yamaguchi M, Uchimiya H, Kawai-Yamada, M. Metabolomics, 11: 134-142 (2015)


Draft genome sequence of Bacillus alcalophilus AV1934, a classic alkaliphile isolated from human feces in 1934. Attie O, Jayaprakash A, Shah H, Paulsen I T, Morino M, Takahashi Y, Narumi I, Sachidanandam R, Satoh K, Ito M, Krulwich T A. Genome Announc., 2: e01175-14 (2014)

Draft genome sequence of calcium-dependent Paenibacillus sp. strain TCA20, isolated from a hot spring containing a high concentration of calcium ions. Fujinami S, Takeda-Yano K, Onodera T, Satoh K, Sano M, Takahashi Y, Narumi I, Ito M. Genome Announc., 2: e00866-14 (2014)

Interaction of double-stranded DNA with polymerized PprA protein from Deinococcus radiodurans, Adachi M, Yamada M, Satoh K, Narumi I, Kuroki R. Protein Science, 23: 1349-1358 (2014)

Draft genome sequence of potassium-dependent alkaliphilic bacillus sp. strain TS-2, isolated from a jumping spider, Fujinami S, Takeda K, Onodera T, Satoh K, Sano M, Narumi I, Ito M. Genome Announc., 2: e00458-14 (2014)

Ion-beam and gamma-ray irradiation induces thermotolerant mutants in the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliaes.l.. Fitriana Y, Satoh K, Narumi I, Saito T, Biocontrol Science and Technology, 24: 1052−1061 (2014).


Maintenance of genome integrity: DNA damage sensing, signaling, repair and replication in plants. Balestrazzi A, Achary VMM, Macovei A, Yoshiyama KO, Sakamoto AN. Frontiers in Plant Sciences, Research Topics, 7, 64, (2016)

Creation of flower color mutants with ion beams and comprehensive analysis of anthocyanin composition and genetic background. Yoshihiro H. Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research, 5: 127 – 142. (2016).

Report of Cooperative Research Programs in the Field of Ion-beam Breeding between Japan Atomic Energy Agency and Malaysian Nuclear Agency. (Ed.) Zaiton A, Oono Y. JAEA-Review, 2015-037, (2016)

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