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NISHIYAMA Yoshitaka

Faculty: Graduate School of Science and Engineering TEL:
Position: Professor ■FAX: 81-48-858-3384
Address: 255 Shimo-Okubo, Sakura-ku, Saitama, 338-8570 Japan ■Mail Address: nishiyama@mail.saitama-u.ac.jp
■Web site: http://park.saitama-u.ac.jp/~kankyo/index.html

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Assigned Class

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,Faculty of Science

Research Field

Plant Physiology/Molecule

Current Subject

Molecular Biology of the Environmental Response of Photosynthesis
keyword:Photosynthesis , Environmental Response , Translation System , Redox Regulation

Academic Societies

Academic Societies
The Chemical Sciety of Japan
The Japanese Association for Photosynthesis Research
The Japanese Association of Plant Physiologists
Committee of Academic Societies
2015 - 2016 , The Japanese Association for Photosynthesis Research , Editor-in-Chief
2013 - 2016 , The Japanese Association for Photosynthesis Research , Editor
2009 - 2012 , The Japanese Association of Plant Physiologists , Associate Editor

Academic Background

Graduate School
The University of Tokyo , (Doctor course , Chemistry and Biotechnology , Graduate School of Engineering) , 1994(Completed)
The University of Tokyo , (Master course , Industrial Chemistry , Graduate School of Engineering) , 1991(Completed)
College
The University of Tokyo , (Department of Industrial Chemistry , Faculty of Engineering) , 1988(Graduated)
Degree
Ph.D. , The University of Tokyo

Research Career

Research Career
2013 , Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University
2008 - 2013 , Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University
2007 - 2008 , Associate Professor, Cell-Free Science and Technology Research Center, Ehime University
2003 - 2007 , Associate Professor, Cell-Free Science and Technology Research Center, Ehime University
2001 - 2003 , Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, Ehime University
1995 - 2001 , Research Associate, National Institute for Basic Biology
1994 - 1995 , Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Other Career
2009 - 2010 , Lecturer, Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Nagoya University
2008 - 2009 , Lecturer, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Ehime University
2000 - 2001 , Visiting Scientist, CNRS, France
1997 - 1997 , Visiting Fellow, Australian National University

Research

Books, Articles, etc.

Articles
Nutrient deficiency stimulates the production of superoxide in the noxious red-tide-forming raphidophyte Chattonella antiqua
,Harmful Algae,99:101938 202010
Yuasa, K., Shikata, T., Ichikawa, T., Tamura, Y. and Nishiyama, Y.

Vertical distribution of a harmful red-tide dinoflagellate, Karenia mikimotoi, at the decline stage of blooms
,Journal of Sea Research,165:101960 202009
Shikata, T., Kitatsuji, S., Abe, K., Onitsuka, G, Matsubara, T., Nakayama, N., Yuasa, K., Nishiyama, Y., Mizuno, K., Masuda, T. and Nagai, K.

Long-chain saturated fatty acids, palmitic and stearic acids, enhance the repair of photosystem II
,International Journal of Molecular Science,21(20):7509 202009
Jimbo, H., Takagi, K., Hirashima, T., Nishiyama, Y. and Wada, H.

Elevated levels of specific carotenoids during acclimation to strong light protect the repair of photosystem II in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Frontiers in Plant Science,11:1030 202007
Izuhara, T., Kaihatsu, I., Jimbo, H., Takaichi, S. and Nishiyama, Y.

Resilience under climate change
,Nature Plants,6:442-443 202004
Nishiyama, Y.

Extracellular secretion of superoxide is regulated by photosynthetic electron transport in the noxious red-tide-forming raphidophyte Chattonella antiqua
,Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology,205:111839 202002
Yuasa, K., Shikata, T., Kitatsuji, S., Yamasaki, Y. and Nishiyama, Y.

Light-inducible expression of translation factor EF-Tu during acclimation to strong light enhances the repair of photosystem II
,Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America,116(42):21268-21273 201909
Jimbo, H., Izuhara, T., Hihara, Y., Hisabori, T. and Nishiyama, Y.

赤潮藻類の光応答
,光合成研究,85(2):147-155 201908
紫加田知幸、湯浅光貴、西山佳孝

RNA-seq analysis reveals genes related to photoreception, nutrient uptake, and toxicity in a noxious red-tide raphidophyte Chattonella antiqua
,Frontiers in Microbiology,10:1764 201907
Shikata, T., Takahashi, F., Nishide, H., Shigenobu, S., Kamei, Y., Sakamoto, S., Yamaguchi, M., Yuasa, K., Nishiyama, Y., Yamasaki, Y. and Uchiyama, I.

Overexpression of orange carotenoid protein protects the repair of photosystem II under strong light in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Plant and Cell Physiology,60(2):365-375 201901
Takahashi, H., Kusama, Y., Li, X., Takaichi, S. and Nishiyama, Y.

ATP is a driving force in the repair of photosystem II during photoinhibition
,Plant, Cell and Environment,41:285-299 2018
Murata, N. and Nishiyama, Y.

Oxidation of translation factor EF-Tu inhibits the repair of photosystem II
,Plant Physiology,176(4):2691-2699 2018
Jimbo, H., Yutthanasirikul, R., Nagano, T., Hisabori, T., Hihara, Y. and Nishiyama, Y.

Adverse effects of strong light and nitrogen deficiency cell viability, photosynthesis, and motility of the red-tide dinoflagellate Karenia mikimotoi
,Phycologia,57(5):525-533 2018
Yuasa, K., Shikata, T., Kuwahara, Y. and Nishiyama, Y.

Interaction of the GntR-family transcription factor Sll1961 with thioredoxin in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Scientific Reports,8:6666 2018
Kujirai, J., Nanba, S., Kadowaki, T., Oka, Y., Nishiyama, Y., Hayashi, Y., Arai, M. and Hihara, Y.

光合成におけるカロテノイドの機能
,植物科学の最前線(BSJ-Review),9:50-62 2018
髙橋拓子、西山佳孝

The LexA transcription factor regulates fatty acid biosynthetic genes in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,The Plant Journal,92(2):189-198 2017
Kizawa, A., Kawahara, A., Takashima, K., Takimura, Y., Nishiyama, Y. and Hihara, Y.

Disturbance of cell-size determination by forced overproduction of sulfoquinovosyl diacylglycerol in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942
,Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications,487(3):734-739 2017
Sato, N., Ebiya, Y., Kobayashi, R., Nishiyama, Y. and Tsuzuki, M.

Overexpressed superoxide dismutase and catalase act synergistically to protect the repair of PSII during photoinhibition in Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942
,Plant and Cell Physiology,57(9):1899-1907 2016
Sae-Tang, P., Hihara, Y., Yumoto, I., Orikasa, Y., Okuyama, H. and Nishiyama, Y.

Rapid acquisition of high-affinity DNA aptamer motifs recognizing microbial cell surfaces using polymer-enhanced capillary transient isotachophoresis
,Chemical Communication,52(3):461-464 2016
Saito, S., Hirose, K., Tsuchida, M., Wakui, K., Yoshimoto, K., Nishiyama, Y. and Shibukawa, M.

Oxidation of a cysteine residue in elongation factor EF-Tu reversibly inhibits translation in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,The Journal of Biological Chemistry,291(11):5860-5870 2016
Yutthanasirikul, R., Nagano, T., Jimbo, H., Hihara, Y., Kanamori, T., Ueda, T., Haruyama, T., Konno, H., Yoshida, K., Hisabori, T. and Nishiyama, Y.

A feed-forward loop consisting of the response regulator RpaB and the small RNA PsrR1 controls light acclimation of photosystem I gene expression in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Plant and Cell Physiology,57(4):813-823 2016
Kadowaki, T., Nagayama, R., Georg, J., Nishiyama, Y., Wilde, A., Hess, W. and Hihara, Y.

RNA-seq profiling reveals novel target genes of LexA in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Frontiers in Microbiology,7:193 2016
Kizawa, A., Kawahara, A., Takimura, Y., Nishiyama, Y. and Hihara, Y.

Light spectrum regulates cell accumulation during daytime in the raphidophyte Chattonella antiqua causing noxious red tides
,Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B Biology,160:128-133 2016
Shikata, T., Matsunaga, S., Kuwahara, Y., Iwahori, S. and Nishiyama, Y.

Moderate heat stress stimulates repair of photosystem II during photoinhibition in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Plant and Cell Physiology,57(11):2417-2426 2016
Ueno, M., Sae-Tang, P., Kusama, Y., Hihara, Y., Matsuda, M., Hasunuma, T. and Nishiyama, Y.

Identification of OmpR-family response regulators interacting with thioredoxin in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,PLoS One,10(3):e0119107 2015
Kadowaki, T., Nishiyama, Y., Hisabori, T. and Hihara, Y.

Zeaxanthin and echinenone protect the repair of photosystem II from inhibition by singlet oxygen in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Plant and Cell Physiology,56(5):906-916 2015
Kusama, Y., Inoue, S., Jimbo, H., Takaichi, S., Sonoike, K., Hihara, Y. and Nishiyama, Y.

Oxidation of translation factor EF-G transiently retards the translational elongation cycle in Escherichia coli
,Journal of Biochemistry,158(2):165-172 2015
Nagano, T., Yutthanasirikul, R., Hihara, Y., Hisabori, T., Kanamori, T., Takeuchi, N., Ueda, T. and Nishiyama, Y.

Analysis of spontaneous suppressor mutants from the photomixotrophically-grown pmgA-disrupted mutant in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Photosynthesis Research,126(2-3):465-475 2015
Nishijima, Y., Kanesaki, Y., Yoshikawa, H., Ogawa, T., Sonoike, K., Nishiyama, Y. and Hihara, Y.

Revised scheme for the mechanism of photoinhibition and its application to enhance the abiotic stress tolerance of the photosynthetic machinery
,Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology,98(21):8777-8796 2014
Nishiyama, Y. and Murata, N.

The effects of dark incubation on cellular metabolism of the wild type and the mutant lacking the transcriptional regulator cyAbrB2 in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Life,4(4):770-787 2014
Hanai, M., Sato, Y., Miyagi, A., Kawai-Yamada, M., Tanaka, K., Kaneko, Y., Nishiyama, Y. and Hihara, Y.

Expression of a highly active catalase VktA in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942 alleviates the photoinhibition of photosystem II
,Photosynthesis Research,117:509-515 2013
Jimbo, H., Noda, A., Hayashi, H., Nagano, T., Yumoto, I., Orikasa, Y., Okuyama, H. and Nishiyama, Y.

Characterization of the plastidic phosphate translocators in the inducible crassulacean acid metabolism plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
,Bioscience Biotechnology and Biochemistry,77(7):1511-1516 2013
Kore-eda, S., Nozawa, A., Okada, Y., Takashi, K., Azad, M.A.K., Ohnishi, J., Nishiyama, Y. and Tozawa, Y.

Expression of a highly active catalase VktA in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942 alleviates the photoinhibition of photosystem II
,Photosynthesis Research,117:509-515 2013
Jimbo, H., Noda, A., Hayashi, H., Nagano, T., Yumoto, I., Orikasa, Y., Okuyama, H. and Nishiyama, Y.

Deletion of the transcriptional regulator cyAbrB2 de-regulates primary carbon metabolism in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Plant Physiology,162(2):1153-1163 2013
Kaniya, Y., Kizawa, A., Miyagi, A., Kawai-Yamada, M., Uchimiya, H., Kaneko, Y., Nishiyama, Y. and Hihara, Y.

Characterization of the plastidic phosphate translocators in the inducible crassulacean acid metabolism plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
,Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry,77:1511-1516 2013
Kore-eda, S., Nozawa, A., Okada, Y., Takashi, K., Azad, M.A.K., Ohnishi, J., Nishiyama, Y. and Tozawa, Y.

Deletion of the transcriptional regulator cyAbrB2 de-regulates primary carbon metabolism in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Plant Physiology,162:1153-1163 2013
Kaniya, Y., Kizawa, A., Miyagi, A., Kawai-Yamada, M., Uchimiya, H., Kaneko, Y., Nishiyama, Y. and Hihara, Y.

光化学系IIの光阻害:光損傷と修復阻害のメカニズム
,光合成研究,23:50-56 2013
西山佳孝

A change in the sensitivity of elongation factor G to oxidation protects photosystem II from photoinhibition in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,FEBS Letters,586(6):778-783 2012
Ejima, K., Kawaharada, T., Inoue, S., Kojima, K. and Nishiyama, Y.

The mechanism of photoinhibition in vivo: re-evaluation of the roles of catalase, α-tocopherol, non-photochemical quenching, and electron transport
,Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics,1817(8):1127-1133 2012
Murata, N., Allakhverdiev, S.I. and Nishiyama, Y.

Comparative study of the different mechanisms for zinc ion stress sensing in two cyanobacterial strains, Synechococcus sp. PCC 7942 and Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Biophysics,8:103-109 2012
Morita, E.H., Kawamoto, S., Abe, S., Nishiyama, Y., Ikegami, T. and Hayashi, H.

Elongation Factor G Is a Critical Target during Oxidative Damage to the Translation System of Escherichia coli
,The Journal of Biological Chemistry,287(34):28697-28704 2012
Nagano, T., Kojima, K., Hisabori, T., Hayashi, H., Morita, E.H., Kanamori, T., Miyagi, T., Ueda, T. and Nishiyama, Y.

Protection by α-tocopherol of the repair of photosystem II during photoinhibition in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics,1807:236-241 2011
Inoue, S., Ejima, K., Iwai, E., Hayashi, H., Appel, J., Tyystjärvi, E., Murata, N. and Nishiyama, Y.

Protein synthesis is the primary target of reactive oxygen species in the photoinhibition of photosystem II
,Physiologia Plantarum,142:35-46 2011
Nishiyama, Y., Allakhverdiev, S.I. and Murata, N.

The PedR transcription factor interacts with thioredoxin to link photosynthesis with gene expression
,Biochemical Journal,431(1):135-140 2010
Horiuchi, M., Nakamura, K., Kojima, K., Nishiyama, Y., Hatakeyama, W., Hisabori, T. and Hihara, Y.

Synthesis of fatty acids de novo is required for photosynthetic acclimation of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 to high temperature
,Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics,1797(8):1483-1490 2010
Nanjo, Y., Mizusawa, N., Wada, H., Slabas, A.R., Hayashi, H., Nishiyama, Y.

Differential proteomic analysis using iTRAQ reveals changes in thylakoids associated with Photosystem II acquired thermotolerance in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Proteomics,10(10):1917-1929 2010
Rowland, J.G., Simon, W.J., Nishiyama, Y., Slabas, A.R.

Physiological impact of thioredoxin- and glutaredoxin-mediated redox regulation in cyanobacteria
,Advances in Botanical Research,52:187-205 2009
Nishiyama, Y., Hisabori, T.

Regulation of translation by the redox state of elongation factor G in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,The Journal of Biological Chemistry,284(28):18685-18691 2009
Kojima, K., Motohashi, K., Morota, T., Oshita, M., Hisabori, T., Hayashi, H., Nishiyama, Y.

Role of elongation factor G in the inhibition of the synthesis of the D1 protein of photosystem II under oxidative stress
,Photosynthesis. Energy from the Sun:1319-1322 2008
Kojima, K., Oshita, M., Hayashi, H., Nishiyama, Y.

The plastid sigma factor SIG1 maintains photosystem I activity via regulated expression of the psaA operon in rice chloroplasts
,Plant Journal,52(1):124-132 200710
Tozawa, Y., Teraishi, M., Sasaki, T., Sonoike, K., Nishiyama, Y., Itaya, M., Miyao, A. and Hirochika, H.

Glycinebetaine alleviates the inhibitory effect of moderate heat stress on the repair of photosystem II during photoinhibition
,Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics,1767(12):1363-1371 2007
Allakhverdiev, S.I., Los, D.A., Mohanty, P., Nishiyama, Y. and Murata, N.

Photoinhibition of photosystem II under environmental stress
,Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics,1767(6):414-421 2007
Murata, N., Takahashi, S., Nishiyama, Y. and Allakhverdiev, S.I.

Oxidation of elongation factor G inhibits the synthesis of the D1 protein of photosystem II
,Molecular Microbiology,65(4):936-947 2007
Kojima, K., Oshita, M., Nanjo, Y., Kasai, K., Tozawa, Y., Hayashi, H. and Nishiyama, Y.

Regulation by environmental conditions of the repair of photosystem II in cyanobacteria
Springer,Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration:193-203 2006
Nishiyama, Y., Allakhverdiev, S.I. and Murata, N.

A new paradigm for the action of reactive oxygen species in the photoinhibition of photosystem II
,Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics,1757(7):742-749 2006
Nishiyama, Y., Allakhverdiev, S.I. and Murata, N.

Very strong UV-A light temporally separates the photoinhibition of photosystem II into light-induced inactivation and repair
,Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics,1757(2):123-129 2006
Zsiros, O., Allakhverdiev, S.I., Higashi, S, Watanabe, M., Nishiyama, Y. and Murata, N.

The rpoH gene encoding heat shock factor δ32 of psychrophilic bacterium Colwellia maris
,Extremophiles,10(2):149-158 2006
Yamauchi, S., Okuyama, H., Nishiyama, Y. and Hayashi, H.

Acclimation of photosystem II to high temperature in a suspension culture of soybean (Glycine max) cells requires proteins that are associated with the thylakoid membrane
,Photosynthesis Research,90(3):223-232 2006
Nishiyama, Y., Takechi, K., Nanjo, Y., Murata, N. and Hayashi, H.

Two-Step Mechanism of Photodamage to Photosystem II: Step 1 Occurs at the Oxygen-Evolving Complex and Step 2 Occurs at the Photochemical Reaction Center
,Biochemistry,44(23):8494-8499 2005
Ohnishi, N., Allakhverdiev, S.I., Takahashi, S., Higashi, S., Watanabe, M., Nishiyama, Y. and Murata, N.

Systematic characterization of the ADP-ribose pyrophosphatase family in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803
,Journal of Bacteriology,187(14):4984-4991 2005
Okuda, K., Hayashi, H. and Nishiyama, Y.

Inhibition of the repair of photosystem II by oxidative stress in cyanobacteria
,Photosynthesis Research,84(1-3):1-7 2005
Nishiyama, Y., Allakhverdiev, S.I. and Murata, N.

Systematic analysis of the relation of electron transport and ATP synthesis to the photodamage and repair of photosystem II in Synechocystis
,Plant Physiology,137(1):263-273 2005
Allakhverdiev, S.I., Nishiyama, Y., Takahashi, S., Miyairi, S., Suzuki, I. and Murata, N.

Singlet oxygen inhibits the repair of photosystem II by suppressing the translation elongation of the D1 protein in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Biochemistry,43(35):11321-11330 2004
Nishiyama, Y., Allakhverdiev, S.I., Yamamoto, H., Hayashi, H. and Murata, N.

Identification and characterization of NuhA, a novel Nudix hydrolase specific for ADP-ribose in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
,Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Proteins & Proteomics,1699(1-2):245-252 2004
Okuda, K., Nishiyama, Y., Morita, E.H., and Hayashi, H.

Gene structure and transcriptional regulation of dnaK and dnaJ genes from a psychrophilic bacterium, Colwellia maris
,Extremophiles,8(4):283-290 2004
Yamauchi, S., Okuyama, H., Nishiyama, Y. and Hayashi, H.

Dissecting a cyanobacterial proteolytic system: efficiency in inducing degradation of the D1 protein of photosystem II in cyanobacteria and plants
,Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Bioenergetics,1607(2-3):131-140 200312
Kanervo, E., Spetea, C., Nishiyama, Y., Murata, N., Andersson, B. and Aro, E.-M.

Refolding from denatured inclusion bodies, purification to homogeneity and simplified assay of MGDG synthases from land plants
,Protein Expression and Purification,31(1):79-87 200309
Nishiyama, Y., Hardré-Linard, H., Miras, S., Miége, C., Block, M.A., Revah, F., Joyard, J. and Maréchal, E.

Glycinebetaine protects the D1/D2/Cytb559 complex of photosystem II against photo-induced and heat-induced inactivation
,Journal of Plant Physiology,160(1):41-49 200301
Allakhverdiev, S.I., Hayashi, H., Nishiyama, Y., Ivanov, A.G., Aliev, J.A., Klimov, V.V., Murata, N. and Carpentier, R.

Stabilization of the oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II by bicarbonate and glycinebetaine in thylakoid and subthylakoid preparations
,Functional Plant Biology,30(7):797-803 2003
Klimov, V.V., Allakhverdiev, S.I., Nishiyama, Y., Khorobrikh, A.A. and Murata, N.

Studies on the protein-DNA complex formation between the cyanobacterial transcription factors, SmtB and its homologues, functioning as zinc-ion sensors and the recognition DNA sequences
,Nucleic Acids Symposium Series,3(1):203-204 2003
Morita, E.H., Wakamatsu, M., Kawamoto, S., Nishiyama, Y. and Hayashi, H.

Salt stress inhibits the repair of photodamaged photosystem II by suppressing the transcription and translation of psbA genes in Synechocystis
,Plant Physiology,130(3):1443-1453 200211
Allakhverdiev, S.I., Nishiyama, Y., Miyairi, S., Yamamoto, H., Inagaki, N., Kanesaki, Y. and Murata, N.

Protection of the oxygen-evolving machinery by the extrinsic proteins of photosystem II is essential for development of cellular thermotolerance in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Plant and Cell Physiology,43(8):932-938 200208
Kimura, A., Eaton-Rye, J.J., Morita, E.H., Nishiyama, Y. and Hayashi, H.

No coordinated transcriptional regulation of the sod-kat antioxidative system in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
,Journal of Plant Physiology,159(7):805-807 200207
Ushimaru, T., Nishiyama, Y., Hayashi, H. and Murata, N.

Bioenergetic responses of Synechocystis 6803 fatty acid desaurase mutants at low temperature
,J. Bioenerg. Biomembr.,33:135-141 2001
Dilley, R.A., Nishiyama, Y., Gombos, Z. and Murata, N.

Inhibition by oxidative stress of the repair of photodamage to photosystem II
CSIRO Publishing,Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on Photosynthesis:S9-P009 2001
Nishiyama, Y., Yamamoto, H., Inaba, M., Yokota, A. and Murata, N.

Oxidative stress inhibits the repair of photodamage to the photosynthetic machinery
,The EMBO Journal,20(20):5587-5594 2001
Nishiyama, Y., Yamamoto, H., Allakhverdiev, S.I., Inaba, M., Yokota, A. and Murata, N.

Membrane dynamics as seen by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy in a cyanobacterium, Synechocystis. PCC 6803
,Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta-Biomembranes,1509(1-2):409-419 200012
Szalontai, B., Nishiyama, Y., Gombos, Z. and Murata, N.

Ionic and osmotic effects of NaCl-induced inactivation of photosystems I and II in Synechococcus sp.
,Plant Physiology,123(3):1047-1056 200007
Allakhverdiev, S.I., Sakamoto, A., Nishiyama, Y., Inaba, M. and Murata, N.

Inactivation of photosystems I and II in response to osmotic stress in Synechococcus. Contribution of water channels.
,Plant Physiology,122(4):1201-1208 200004
Allakhverdiev, S.I., Sakamoto, A., Nishiyama, Y. and Murata, N.

Acclimation of the photosynthetic machinery to high temperature in Chlamydomonas requires synthesis de novo of proteins encoded by the nuclear and chloroplast genomes
,Plant Physiology,124(1):441-449 2000
Tanaka, Y., Nishiyama, Y. and Murata, N.

PsbU, a protein associated with photosystem II, is required for the acquisition of cellular thermotolerance in Synechococcus species PCC 7002
,Plant Physiology,120(1):301-308 199905
Nishiyama, Y., Los, D.A. and Murata, N.

Genetic engineering of the unsaturation of fatty acids in membrane lipids alters the tolerance of Synechocystis to salt stress
,Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America,96(10):5862-5867 199905
Allakhverdiev, S.I., Nishiyama, Y., Suzuki, I., Tasaka, Y. and Murata, N.

Molecular characterization of the PEND protein, a novel bZip protein present in the envelope membrane that is the site of nucleoid replication in developing plastids
,Plant Cell,10(5):859-872 199805
Sato, N., Ohshima, K., Watanabe, A., Ohta, N., Nishiyama, Y., Joyard, J. and Douce, R.

Role of PsbU, an extrinsic protein of photosystem II, in the acquisition of thermotolerance in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002
Kluwer Academic Publishers,Photosynthesis: Mechanisms and Effects,4:2449-2452 1998
Nishiyama, Y., Los, D.A. and Murata, N.

Molecular mechanisms of the low-temperature tolerance of the photosynthetic machinery
Elsevier Science,Stress Responses of Photosynthetic Organisms: Molecular Mechanisms and Molecular Regulations:93-112 1998
ISBN:0444828842
Murata, N. and Nishiyama, Y.

Identification of a cold-regulated RNA-binding protein from the marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC7002
,Journal of Plant Research,110(1100):405-410 199712
Sato, N., Maruyama, K., Nishiyama, Y. and Murata, N.

Thermal protection of the oxygen-evolving machinery by PsbU, an extrinsic protein of photosystem II, in Synechococcus species PCC 7002
,Plant Physiology,115(4):1473-1480 199712
Nishiyama, Y., Los, D.A., Hayashi, H. and Murata, N.

The action in vivo of glycine betaine in enhancement of tolerance of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7942 to low temperature
,Journal of Bacteriology,179(2):339-344 199701
Deshnium, P., Gombos, Z., Nishiyama, Y. and Murata, N.

Targeted mutagenesis of acyl-lipid desaturases in Synechocystis: evidence for the important roles of polyunsaturated membrane lipids in growth, respiration and photosynthesis
,The EMBO Journal,15(23):6416-6425 1996
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Presentation
シアノバクテリアの強光応答における翻訳因子EF-Gの役割
日本植物生理学会,第51回日本植物生理学会年会要旨集:335 201003
江島加余子、西山佳孝

強光条件下におけるシアノバクテリアの翻訳因子EF-Gのレドックス制御
日本植物生理学会,第51回日本植物生理学会年会要旨集:271 201003
諸田拓哉、小島幸治、日原由香子、本橋健、畠山和佳子、久堀徹、西山佳孝

Responses of photosystem II to high temperature and strong light in cyanobacteria
トゥルク大学生物学科セミナー 201003
西山佳孝

光化学系IIの高温適応における脂肪酸合成の役割
かずさDNA研究所研究会,「ラン藻の分子生物学2009」要旨集:23 200912
西山佳孝

光化学系IIの光阻害に対するα-トコフェロールの保護作用
かずさDNA研究所研究会,「ラン藻の分子生物学2009」要旨集:43 200912
井上修平、江島加余子、Jens Appel、村田紀夫、西山佳孝

光合成の強光応答における翻訳因子EF-Gの役割
かずさDNA研究所研究会,「ラン藻の分子生物学2009」要旨集:44 200912
江島加余子、西山佳孝

光合成と翻訳を結ぶレドックス制御機構
ラン藻ゲノム研究交流会 200907
西山佳孝

Research Grants

Cooperative research with industry
2019-2019 , 赤潮被害防止対策技術の開発・魚毒性診断技術の開発
2019-2019 , 赤潮被害防止対策技術の開発・八代海・鹿児島湾海域
2017-2019 , ミルキング法によるバイオ燃料生産の高効率化と安定化

Research Activities

Overseas Research Fellowship
1997-1997 , 文部科学省在外研究員 , オーストラリア国立大学
Guest Researchers
2004-2004 , 共同研究および講演

Education

Admission of Researchers

2008-2009 , 翻訳因子のレドックス調節機構