Publication list of Toru Shimada

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1. Toru Shimada, Masahiko Kobayshi and Narumi Yoshitake (Dec.,1985) Genetical analysis of storage proteins in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan, vol.54, no.6, pp.464-469. (In Japanese with English summary)

2. Toru Shimada, Masahiko Kobayshi, Masao Nagata and Naruni Yoshitake (Dec.,1985) Properties of variants of storage proteins in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan, vol.54, no.6, pp.740-475. (In Japanese with English summary)

3. Yutaka Kawaguchi, Yutaka Banno, Toru Shimada and Masahiko Kobayashi (June,1986) Linkage studies on the storage protein-2 gene (Pst) in Bombyx mori. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan, vol.55, no.3, pp.243-245. (In Japanese with English summary)

4. Toru Shimada, Hiroyasu Ebinuma and Masahiko Kobayashi (Dec.,1986) Expression of homeotic genes in Bombyx mori estimated from asymmetry of dorsal closure in mutant/normal mosaics. Journal of Experimental Zoology, vol.240, no.3, pp.335-342 .

5. Toru Shimada, Masao Nagata and Narumi Yoshitake (Nov.,1987) Characterization of arylphorin of the eri-silkmoth, Samia cynthia ricini (Donovan) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology, vol.22, no.4, pp.543-552 .

6. Toru Shimada, Hideo Yamauchi and Masahiko Kobayshi (May,1988) Diapause of the inter-specific F1 hybrids between Antheraea yamamai (Guerin-Meneville) and A. pernyi (G.-M.) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Japanese Journal of Applied Entomology and Zoology, vol.32, no.2, pp.120-125. (In Japanese with English summary)

7. Hiroyasu Ebinuma, Masahiko Kobayashi, Jun Kobayashi, Toru Shimada and Narumi Yoshitake (June,1988) The detection of mosaics and polyploids in a hereditary mosaic strain of the silk moth, Bombyx mori, using egg colour mutants. Genetical Research (Cambridge), vol.51, no.3, pp. 223-229

8. Noriaki Agui, Toru Shimada, Susumu Izumi and Shiro Tomino (May,1991) Hormonal control of vitellogenin mRNA levels in the male and female housefly, Musca domestica. Journal of Insect Physiology, vol.37, no.5, pp.383-390 .

9. Toru Shimada and Yuko Sasaki (Oct.,1991) Sequence of 5.8S ribosomal RNA of the mosquito, Culex tritaeniorhynchus. Nucleic Acids Research, vol.19, no.19, pp.5435 .

10.Yuko Sasaki, Miharu Shintani, Toru Shimada, Haruo Watanabe and Tsuguo Sasaki (Jan.,1992) Detection and discrimination of Mycoplasma genitalium and Mycoplasma pneumoniae by in vitro DNA amplification. Microbiology and Immunology, vol.36, no.1, pp.21-27 .

11. Toru Shimada (Feb.,1992) Distribution of split 5.8S ribosomal RNA in Diptera. Insect Molecular Biology. 1 (1): 45-48 .

12. Toru Shimada and Masahiko Kobayashi (Mar.,1992) Fertility of F1 Hybrids between Antheraea yamamai (Guerin-Meneville) and Antheraea pernyi (G.-M.). Wild Silkmoths '91 (Edited by H. Akai, Y. Kato, M. Kiuchi and J. Kobayashi), International Society of Wild Silkmoths, pp.186-195 .

13. Toru Shimada, Jun Kobayshi, Tamotsu Miyata, Masao Nagata and Masahiko Kobayashi (May,1992) Immunological comparison of arylphorins among species belonging to Saturniidae and Bombycidae by immunodiffusion analyses. Japanese Journal of Applied Entomology and Zoology. 26 (2): 119-126. (In Japanese with English summary)

14. Wei jun Hu, Toru Shimada and Masahiko Kobayshi (June,1992) Developmental changes in electrophoretic patterns of sericin in the silkgland of Bombyx mori. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan. 61 (3): 41-48. (In Japanese with English summary)

15. Toru Shimada and Masahiko Kobayashi (Oct.,1992) Homeotic transformation in ENk mutant cells is not affected by neighboring normal cells in genetic mosaics of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan. 61 (5): 444-450 .

16. Hiroaki Abe, Kaori Kobayashi, Toru Shimada, Takeshi Yokoyama, Susumu Maeda, Toshikazu Oshiki and Masahiko Kobayashi (Oct.,1993) Escape from the viral death of the mosaic silkworm, Bombyx mori, infected/noninfected with densonucleosis virus type-2. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan. 62 (5): 367-375. (In Japanese with English summary)

17. Hiroaki Abe, Toru Shimada, Kaori Kobayashi, Susumu Maeda, Takeshi Yokoyama, Toshikazu Oshiki and Masahiko Kobayashi (1993) Detection of densonucleosis viruses from feces of Bombyx mori by PCR. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan. 62 (5): 376-381. (In Japanese with English summary)

18. Toru Shimada, Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, Kayoko Matsumoto, Noriaki Agui and Masahiko Kobayashi (July,1994) Polymorphism and linkage analysis of the prothoracicotropic hormone gene in the silkmoth, Bombyx mori. Genetical Research (Cambridge) 63 (4): 190-195 .

19. Taeko Narumi, Toru Shimada and Masahiko Kobayashi (Aug.,1994) The fine structure of cocoon filaments in wild silkmoths, Loepa katinka sakaei Inoue. International Journal of Wild Silkmoth and Silk. 1 (1): 22-25 .

20. Toru Shimada, I-Chang Chan, Youko Noguchi, Masao Nagata and Masahiko Kobayashi (Oct.,1994) Structural and functional abnormality of the polyhedrin gene in a polyhedron-deficient mutant of the Bombyx mori nuclear polyhedrosis virus. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan. 62 (5): (In Japanese with English summary).

21. Youko Noguchi, Masahiko Kobayashi and Toru Shimada (Oct.,1994) An application of the polymerase chain reaction for practical diagnosis of the nuclear polyhedrosis in large-scale culture of Bombyx mori. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan. 63 (5): 399-406.(In Japanese with English summary)

22. Hiroaki Abe, Toru Shimada, Takeshi Yokoyama, Toshikazu Oshiki and Masahiko Kobayshi (Feb.,1995) Identification of random amplified polymorphic DNA on the W chromosome in the C137 strain of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan. 64 (1): 19-22. (In Japanese with English summary)

23. Hiroaki Abe, Toru Shimada, Takeshi Yokoyama, Toshikazu Oshiki and Masahiko Kobayashi (June, 1995) Identification of random amplified polymorphic DNA linked to the densonucleosis virus type-1 susceptible gene of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan. 64 (3): 262-264. (In Japanese with English summary)

24. Youko Noguchi, Masahiko Kobayashi and Toru Shimada (Aug.,1995) An improved method for PCR detection of the nuclear polyhedrosis virus in Bombyx mori. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan. 64 (4): 352-359. (In Japanese with English summary)

25. Waraporn Pinyarat, Toru Shimada, Wei-Hua Xu, Yukihiro Sato, Okitsugu Yamashita and Masahiko Kobayashi (June, 1995) Linkage analysis of the gene encoding precursor protein of diapause hormone and pheromone biosynthesis-activating neuropeptide in the silkmoth, Bombyx mori. Genetical Research (Cambridge) 65 (2): 105-111.

26. Amornrat Promboon, Toru Shimada, Haruhiko Fujiwara and Masahiko Kobayashi (Aug., 1995) Linkage map of random amplified polymorphic DNAs (RAPDs) in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Genetical Research (Cambridge). 66 (1): 1-7.

27. Toru Shimada, Yasuyuki Kurimoto and Masahiko Kobayashi (Sep.,1995) Phylogenetic relationship of silkmoths inferred from sequence data of the arylphorin gene. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 4 (3): 223-234.

28. Sugihiko Hoshizaki and Toru Shimada (Dec.,1995) PCR-based detection of Wolbachia, cytoplasmic incompatibility microorganisms, infected in natural papulations of Laodelphax striatellus (Homoptera: Delphacidae) in central Japan: Has the distribution of Wolbachia spread recently? Insect Molecular Biology. 4 (4): 237-243 .

29. Hiroaki Abe, Fumi Obayashi, Tae Harada, Toru Shimada, Takeshi Yokoyama, Masahiko Kobayashi, and Toshikazu Oshiki (June,1996) An application of DNA diagnosis method for stock preservation of the silkworm, Bombyx mori: a case of preservation of the susceptible strain to densonucleosis virus type-1. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan. 65 (3): 196-200. (In Japanese with English summary)

30. Fumi Ohbayashi, Hiroaki Abe, Toru Shimada, Shinya Kawai, Takeshi Yokoyama, Toshikazu Oshiki and Masahiko Kobayashi (Oct.,1996) A common random amplified polymorphic DNA in the silkworm, Bombyx mori is shared by W chromosomes onto which the normal marking, Sable and Black genes are translocated respectively. Journal of Sericultural Science of Japan. 65 (5): 395-398. (In Japanese)

31. Hiroaki Abe, Toru Shimada, Shinya Kawai, Fumi Ohbayashi, Tae Harada, Takeshi Yokoyama, Toshikazu Oshiki and Masahiko Kobayashi (Nov.,1996) Nucleotide sequence of the random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) on the W chromosome of the silkworm, Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology, 31 (4): 633-637.

32. Takashi Tomita, Yoshiaki Kono and Toru Shimada (Dec.,1996) Chromosomal localization of amplified esterase genes in insecticide resistant Culex mosquitoes. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 26 (8-9): 853-857.

33. Youko Noguchi and Toru Shimada (1996) Distinction of Bombyx nuclear polyhedrosis virus from other viruses from wild insects by the method of polymerase chain reaction. Bulletin of the Saitama Sericultural Experiment Station 68: 19-24. (In Japanese)

34. Masataka G. Suzuki, Toru Shimada and Masahiko Kobayashi (1998) Absence of dosage compensation at the transcription level of a sex-linked gene in a female heterogametic insect, Bombyx mori. Heredity 81 (3): 275-283.

35. Hiroaki Abe, Tae Harada, Mariko Kanehara, Toru Shimada, Fumi Ohbayashi, and Toshikazu Oshiki (1998) Genetic mapping of RAPD markers linked to the densonucleosis refractoriness gene, nsd-1, in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Genes and Genetic Systems 73 (4): 237-242.

36. Hiroaki Abe, Mariko Kanehara, Tomoko Terada, Fumi Ohbayashi, Toru Shimada, Shinya Kawai, Masataka Suzuki, Toshiyuki Sugasaki, and Toshikazu Oshiki (1998) Identification of novel random amplified polymorphic DNAs (RAPDs) on the W chromosome of the domesticated silkworm, Bombyx mori, and the wild silkworm, B. mandarina, and their retrotransposable element-related nucleotide sequences. Genes and Genetic Systems 73 (4): 243-254. 37. Fumi Ohbayashi, Toru Shimada, Toshiyuki Sugasaki, Shinya Kawai, Kazuei Mita, Toshikazu Oshiki, and Hiroaki Abe (1998) Molecular structure of the copia-like retrotransposable element Yokozuna on the W chromosome of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Genes and Genetic Systems 73 (6): 345-352.

38. Rong Cheng, Toru Shimada and Yasuo Ukai (1998) Estimation of the position, effect and action mode of a semi-lethal factor locus on a DNA polymorphism linkage map in silkworm, Bombyx mori. Genes and Genetic Systems 73 (6): 337-343.

39. Hiroaki Abe, Fumi Ohbayashi, Toru Shimada, Toshiyuki Sugasaki, Shinya Kawai, and Toshikazu Oshiki (1998) A complete full-length non-LTR retrotransposon, BMC1, on the W chromosome of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Genes and Genetic Systems 73 (6):353-358.

40. Masataka G. Suzuki, Toru Shimada and Masahiko Kobayashi (1999) Bm kettin, a homologue of the Drosophila kettin gene, is located on the Z chromosome in Bombyx mori and is not dosage compensated. Heredity 82 (2): 170-179.

41. Masataka G. Suzuki, Tomoko Terada, Masahiko Kobayashi, and Toru Shimada (1999) Diapause-associated transcription of BmEts, a gene encoding an ETS transcription factor homolog in Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 29 (4): 339-347.

42. Masataka G. Suzuki, Toru Shimada, Takeshi Yokoyama, and Masahiko Kobayashi (1999) The influence of triploidy on gene expression in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Heredity 82 (6): 661-667.

43. Susumu Katsuma, Youko Noguchi, Toru Shimada, Masao Nagata, Masahiko Kobayashi, and Susumu Maeda (1999) Molecular characterization of the baculovirus Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus polyhedron mutants. Archives of Virology 144 (7): 1275-1285.

44. Toyoshi Yoshiga, Kazuhiro Okano, Kazuei Mita, Toru Shimada, and Shogo Matsumoto (2000) cDNA cloning of acyl-CoA desaturase homologs in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Gene 246 (1-2): 339-345 .

45. Hiroaki Abe, Toshiyuki Sugasaki, Mariko Kanehara, Toru Shimada, Sumiko Jun Gomi, Fumi Ohbayashi, and Toshikazu Oshiki (2000) Identification and genetic mapping of RAPD markers linked to the densonucleosis refractoriness gene, nsd-2, in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Genes and Genetic Systems 75 (2): 93-96 .

46. Hiroaki Abe, Fumi Ohbayashi, Toru Shimada, Toshiyuki Sugasaki, Shinya Kawai, Kazuei Mita, Toshikazu Oshiki (2000) Molecular structure of a novel gypsy-Ty3-like retrotranspon, Kabuki and nested retrotransposable elements on the W chromosome of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Molecular and General Genetics 263 (6): 916-924 .

47. Eappen G. Abraham, Hideki Sezutsu, Toshio Kanda, Toshiyuki Sugasaki, Toru Shimada, and Toshiki Tamura (2000) Identification and characterization of a silkworm ABC transporter gene homologous to Drosophila white. Molecular and General Genetics 264(1-2): 11-19.

48. Kenichi Mikitani, Toshiyuki Sugasaki, Toru Shimada, Masahiko Kobayashi, and Jan Ake Gustafsson (2000) The chitinase gene of the silkworm, Bombyx mori, contains a novel Tc-like transposable element. Journal of Biological Chemistry 275 (48): 37725-37732 .

49. Guo-Xing Quan, Kazuei Mita, Kazuhiro Okano, Toru Shimada, Nanako Ugajin, Zhao Xia, Noriko Goto, Eiji Kanke, and Hideki Kawasaki (2001) Isolation and expression of the ecdysteroid-inducible angiotensin-converting enzyme-related gene in wing discs of Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 31 (1): 97-103 .

50. Fumi Ohbayashi, Masataka G. Suzuki, Kazuei Mita, Kazuhiro Okano and Toru Shimada (2001) A homologue of the Drosophila doublesex gene is transcribed into sex-specific mRNA isoforms in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology (Part B) 128 (1): 145-158 .

51. Shogo Matsumoto, Toyoshi Yoshiga, Norihiro Yokoyama, Masashi Iwanaga, Seizo Koshiba, Takanori Kigawa, Hiroshi Hirota, Shigeyuki Yokoyama, Kazuhiro Okano, Kazuei Mita, Toru Shimada and Sadahiro Tatsuki (2001) Characterization of acyl-CoA-binding protein (ACBP) in the pheromone gland of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 31 (6-7): 603-609

52. Hiroaki Abe, Fumi Ohbayashi, Toshiyuki Sugasaki, Mariko Kanehara, Tomoko Terada, Toru Shimada, Shinya Kawai, Kazuei Mita, Yasushi Kanamori, Masa-Toshi Yamamoto, Toshikazu Oshiki (2001) Two novel Pao-like retrotransposons (Kamikaze and Yamato) from the silkworm species Bombyx mori and B. mandarina : common structural features of Pao-like elements. Molecular Genetics and Genomics 265 (2): 375-385 .

53. Kazuhiro Okano, Toru Shimada, Kazuei Mita and Susumu Maeda (2001) Comparative expressed-sequence-tag analysis of differential gene expression profiles in BmNPV-infected BmN cells. Virology 282(2): 348-356 .

54. Masahisa Takeda, Kazuei Mita, Guo-Xing Quan, Toru Shimada, Kazuhiro Okano, Eiji Kanke and Hideki Kawasaki (2001) Mass isolation of cuticle protein cDNAs from wing discs of Bombyx mori and their characterizations. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 31(10): 1019-1028 .

55. Masataka G. Suzuki, Fumi Ohbayashi, Kazuei Mita and Toru Shimada (2001) The mechanism of sex-specific splicing at the doublesex gene is different between Drosophila melanogaster and Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 31(12): 1201-1211.

56. Xia Zhao, Kazuei Mita, Toru Shimada, Kazuhiro Okano, Guo-Xing Quan, Eiji Kanke and Hideki Kawasaki. (2001) Isolation and expression of an ecdysteroid-inducible neutral endopeptidase 24.11-like gene in wing discs of Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 31(12): 1213-1219.

57. Guo-Xing Quan, Insu Kim, Natuo Koumoto, Hideki Sezutsu, Manabu Ote, Toru Shimada, Toshio Kanda, Kazuei Mita, Masahiko Kobayashi, and Toshiki Tamura (2002) Characterization of the kynurenine 3-monooxygenase gene corresponding to the white egg 1 mutant in the silkworm Bombyx mori. Molecular Genetics and Genomics 267(1): 1-9.

58. Hiroaki Abe, Toshiyuki Sugasaki, Tomoko Terada, Mariko Kanehara, Fumi Ohbayashi, Toru Shimada, Shinya Kawai, Kazuei Mita, and Toshikazu Oshiki (2002) Nested retrotransposons on the W chromosome of the wild silkworm Bombyx mandarina. Insect Molecular Biology 11(4): 307-314.

59. Yoshiko Koike, Kazuei Mita, Masataka G. Suzuki, Susumu Maeda, Hiroaki Abe, Kazutoyo Osoegawa, Pieter J. deJong, Toru Shimada (2003) Genomic sequence of 320 kb containing a kettin orthologue on the Z chromosome in Bombyx mori. Molecular Genetics and Genomics 269: 137-149.

60. Elitza P. Markova, Hitoshi Ueda, Katsuhiko Sakamoto, Katsutaka Oishi, Toru Shimada and Makio Takeda (2003) Cloning of Cyc (Bmal-1) homolog in Bombyx mori; Structural analyses and the tissue specific distributions. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology (Part B) 134: 535-542.

61. Takanori Noji, Manabu Ote, Masahisa Takeda, Kazuei Mita, Toru Shimada, and Hideki Kawasaki (2003) Isolation and comparison of different ecdysone-responsive cuticle protein genes in wing discs of Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 33(7): 671-679.

62. Masataka G. Suzuki, Shunsuke Funaguma, Toshio Kanda, Toshiki Tamura, and Toru Shimada (2003) Analysis of the biological functions of a doublesex homologue in Bombyx mori. Development Genes and Evolution 213: 345-354.

63. Takeshi Yokoyama, Hiroaki Abe, Yasuo Irobe, Katsuji Saito, Nobuhiko Tanaka, Shinya Kawai, Fumi Ohbayashi, Toru Shimada and Toshikazu Oshiki (2003) Detachment analysis of the translocated W chromosome shows that the female-specific randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) marker, Female-218, is derived from the second chromosome fragment region of the translocated W chromosome of the sex-limited pB silkworm (Bombyx mori) strain. Hereditas 138: 148-153.

64. Takaaki Daimon, Koutaro Hamada, Kazuei Mita, Kazuhiro Okano, Masataka G. Suzuki, Masahiko Kobayashi, and Toru Shimada (2003) A Bombyx mori gene, BmChi-h, encodes a protein homologous to bacterial and baculovirus chitinases. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 33(8): 749-759.

65. Ken Sahara, Atsuo Yoshido, Naoko Kawamura, Akio Onuma, Hiroaki Abe, Kazuei Mita, Toshikazu Oshiki, Toru Shimada, Sin-ichiro Asano, Hisanori Bando, Yuji Yasukochi (2003) W-derived BAC probes as a new tool for identification of the W chromosome and its aberrations in Bombyx mori. Chromosoma 112(1): 48-55.

66. Kazuei Mita, Mitsuoki Morimyo, Kazuhiro Okano, Yoshiko Koike, Junko Nohata, Hideki Kawasaki, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Kimiko Yamamoto, Masataka G. Suzuki, Toru Shimada, Marian R. Goldsmith, and Susumu Maeda (2003) The construction of an EST database for Bombyx mori and its application. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 100(24): 14121-14126.

67. Elitza P. Markova, Toru Shimada and Makio Takeda (2003) Daily expression patterns of Cycle and Clock genes in the head of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment 18: 77-81.

68. Igor Landais, Mylene Ogliastro, Kazuei Mita, Junko Nohata, Miguel Lopez-Ferber, Martine Duonor-Cerutti, Toru Shimada, Philippe Fournier and Gerard Devauchelle (2003) Annotation pattern of ESTs from Spodoptera frugiperda Sf9 cells and analysis of the ribosomal protein genes reveal insect-specific features and unexpectedly low codon usage bias. Bioinformatics 19 (18): 2343-2350.

69. Kazuei Mita, Masahiro Kasahara, Shin Sasaki, Yukinobu Nagayasu, Tomoyuki Yamada, Hiroyuki Kanamori, Nobukazu Namiki, Masanari Kitagawa, Hidetoshi Yamashita, Yuji Yasukochi, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Kimiko Yamamoto, Masahiro Ajimura, Gopalapillai Ravikumar, Michihiko Shimomura, Yoshiaki Nagamura, Tadasu Shin-i, Hiroaki Abe, Toru Shimada, Shinichi Morishita, and Takuji Sasaki (2004) The genome sequence of silkworm, Bombyx mori. DNA Research 11 (1): 27-35

70. Susumu Katsuma, Shinichiro Tanaka, Toru Shimada, and Masahiko Kobayashi (2004) Reduced cysteine protease activity of the hemolymph of Bombyx mori larvae infected with fp25-inactivated Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus results in the reduced postmortem host degradation. Archives of Virology 149(9): 1773-1782.

71. Susumu Katsuma, Toru Shimada, and Masahiko Kobayashi (2004) Characterization of the baculovirus Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus gene homologous to the mammalian FGF gene family. Virus Genes 29(2): 211-217.

72. Manabu Ote, Kazuei Mita, Hideki Kawasaki, Motoaki Seki, Junko Nohata, Masahiko Kobayashi, and Toru Shimada (2004) Microarray analysis of gene expression profiles in wing discs of Bombyx mori during pupal ecdysis. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 34(8): 775-784.

73. Hideki Kawasaki, Manabu Ote, Kazuhiro Okano, Toru Shimada, Quan Guo-Xing, and Kazuei Mita (2004) Change in the expressed gene patterns of the wing disc during the metamorphosis of Bombyx mori. Gene 343(1):133-142.

74. Masashi Iwanaga, Kanzaburo Takaya, Susumu Katsuma, Manabu Ote, Shinichiro Tanaka, Shizuo George Kamita, WonKyung Kang, Toru Shimada, and Masahiko Kobayashi (2004) Expression profiling of baculovirus genes in permissive and nonpermissive cell lines. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 323: 599-614.

75. Masataka G. Suzuki, Shunsuke Funaguma, Toshio Kanda, Toshiki Tamura, and Toru Shimada (2005) Role of the male BmDSX protein in the sexual differentiation of Bombyx mori. Evolution and Development 7(1): 58-68.

76. M. D. Prasad, M. Muthulakshmi, M. Madhu, K. P. Arunkumar, V. B. Sreenu, V. Pavithra, B. Bose, H. A. Nagarajaram, K. Mita, T. Shimada and J. Nagaraju (2005) SilkSatDb: A microsatellite database of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Nucleic Acids Research 33 (Database Issue): D403-406.

77. Susumu Katsuma, Shinichiro Tanaka, Naoko Omuro, Lisa Takabuchi, Takaaki Daimon, Shigeo Imanishi, Shuichi Yamashita, Masashi Iwanaga, Kazuei Mita, Susumu Maeda, Masahiko Kobayashi, and Toru Shimada (2005) Novel macula-like virus identified in Bombyx mori cultured cells. Journal of Virology 79 (9): 5577-5584.

78. Shunsuke Funaguma and Toru Shimada (2005) Accurate pre-mRNA splicing using a nuclear extract from Bombyx mori fat body. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 35(3): 257-261.

79. Shizuo G. Kamita, Koukichi Nagasaka, Josie W. Chua, Toru Shimada, Kazuei Mita, Masahiko Kobayashi, Susumu Maeda, and Bruce D. Hammock (2005) A baculovirus-encoded protein tyrosine phosphatase gene induces enhanced locomotory activity in a lepidopteran host. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102 (7): 2584-2589.

80. Hiroaki Abe, Motoaki Seki,Fumi Ohbayashi, Nobuhiko Tanaka, Jun-ichiYamashita, Tsuguru Fujii, Takeshi Yokoyama, Michiyoshi Takahashi,Yutaka Banno, Ken Sahara, Atsuo Yoshido, Jun-ichiro Ihara, Yuji Yasukochi, Kazuei Mita, Masahiro Ajimura, Masataka G Suzuki, Toshikazu Oshiki, and Toru Shimada (2005) Partial deletions of the W chromosome due to reciprocal translocation inthe silkworm Bombyx mori. Insect Molecular Biology 14(4): 339-352.

81. Shunsuke Funaguma, Masataka G. Suzuki, Toshiki Tamura, and Toru Shimada (2005) The Bmdsx transgene including trimmed introns is sex-specifically spliced in the silkworm tissues. Journal of Insect Science 5: 17 (available online: http://insectscience.org/5.17 ).

82. Manabu Ote, Kazuei Mita, Hideki Kawasaki, Masahiko Kobayashi, and Toru Shimada (2005) Characteristics of two genes encoding proteins with an ADAM-type metalloprotease domain, which are induced during the molting periods in Bombyx mori. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 59(2): 91-98.

83. Manabu Ote, Kazuei Mita, Hideki Kawasaki, Takaaki Daimon, Masahiko Kobayashi, and Toru Shimada (2005) Identification of molting fluid carboxypeptidase A (MF-CPA) in Bombyx mori. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology (Part B) 141(3): 314-322.

84. Takaaki Daimon, Susumu Katsuma, Masashi Iwanaga, WonKyung Kang, and Toru Shimada (2005) The BmChi-h gene, a bacterial-type chitinase gene of Bombyx mori, encodes a functional exochitinase that plays a role in the chitin degradation during the molting process. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 35(10): 1112-1123.

85. Xue-Xia Miao, Shi-Jie Xu, Ming-Hui Li, Mu-Wang Li, Jian-Hua Huang, Fang-Yin Dai, Susan W. Marino, David R. Mills, Pei-Yu Zheng, Kazuei Mita, Shi-Hai Jia, Yong Zhang, Wen-Bing Liu, Hui Xiang, Qiu-Hong Guo, An-Ying Xu, Xiang-Yin Kong, Hong-Xuan Lin, Yao-Zhou Shi, Gang Lu, Xianglin Zhang, Wei Huang, Yuji Yasukochi, Toshiyuki Sugasaki, Toru Shimada, Javaregowda Nagaraju, Zhong-Huai Xiang, Sheng-Yue Wang, Marian R. Goldsmith, Chen Lu, Guo-Ping Zhao, and Yong-Ping Huang (2005) Simple sequence repeat-based consensus linkage map of Bombyx mori. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102(45): 16303-16308.

86. Yang-Sheng Zhong, Kazuei Mita, Toru Shimada, and Hideki Kawasaki (2006) Glycine rich protein genes, encoding proteins constructing insect cuticle, have different developmental profiles from other cuticle protein genes in Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 36: 99-110.

87. Haruna Tsukioka, Masateru Takahashi, Hiroaki Mon, Kazuhiro Okano, Kazuei Mita, Toru Shimada, Jae Man Lee, Yutaka Kawaguchi, Katsumi Koga, and Takahiro Kusakabe (2006) Role of the silkworm argonaute2 homolog gene in double-strand break repair of extrachromosomal DNA. Nucleic Acids Research 34(4): 1092-1101.

88. Tsuguru Fujii, Nobuhiko Tanaka, Takeshi Yokoyama, Osamu Ninaki, Toshikazu Oshiki, Akio Ohnuma, Yataro Tazima, Yutaka Banno, Masahiro Ajimura, Kazuei Mita, Motoaki Seki, Fumi Ohbayashi, Toru Shimada, and Hiroaki Abe (2006) The female-killing chromosome of the silkworm, Bombyx mori, was generated by translocation between the Z and W chromosomes. Genetica 127(1-3): 253-265.

89. Susumu Katsuma, Takaaki Daimon, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2006) Lepidopteran ortholog of Drosophila Breathless is a receptor for the baculoviral fibroblast growth factor. Journal of Virology 80(11): 5474-5481.

90. Takaaki Daimon, Katsuma Susumu, WonKyung Kang, and Toru Shimada (2006) Comparative studies of Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus chitinase and its host ortholog, BmChi-h. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 345(2): 825-833.

91. Susumu Katsuma, Satoshi Horie, Takaaki Daimon, Masashi Iwanaga, and Toru Shimada (2006) In vivo and in vitro analyses of a Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus mutant lacking functional vfgf. Virology 355(1): 62-70.

92. Susumu Katsuma, Takaaki Daimon, Satoshi Horie, Michihiro Kobayashi, and Toru Shimada (2006) N-linked glycans of Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus fibroblast growth factor are crucial for its secretion. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 350(4): 1069-1075.

93. Tsuguru Fujii, Takeshi Yokoyama, Osamu Ninagi, Kowa Kakehashi, Yoshiaki Obara, Mitsuru Nenoi, Takahiro Ishikawa, Kazuei Mita, Toru Shimada, and Hiroaki Abe (2007) Isolation and characterization of sex chromosome rearrangements generating male muscle dystrophy and female abnormal oogenesis in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Genetica 130(3): 267-280.

94. Takaaki Daimon, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2007) Mutational analysis of active site residues of chitinase from Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus. Virus Research 124(1-2): 168-175.

95. Shunsuke Funaguma, Shin-ichi Hashimoto, Yutaka Suzuki, Naoko Omuro, Sumio Sugano, Kazuei Mita, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2007) SAGE analysis of early oogenesis in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 37(2): 147-154.

96. Masashi Iwanaga, Toru Shimada, Masahiko Kobayashi, and WonKyung Kang (2007) Identification of differentially expressed host genes in Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus infected cells by using subtractive hybridization. Applied Entomology and Zoology 42(1): 151-159.

97. Guo-Xing Quan, Isao Kobayashi, Katsura Kojima, Keiro Uchino, Toshio Kanda, Hideki Sezutsu, Toru Shimada, and Toshiki Tamura (2007) Rescue of white egg 1 mutant by introduction of the wild-type Bombyx kynurenine 3-monooxygenase gene. Insect Science 14(2): 85-92.

98. Takaaki Daimon, Susumu Katsuma, WonKyung Kang, and Toru Shimada (2007) Functional characterization of chitinase from Cydia pomonella granulovirus. Archives of Virology 152(9): 1655-1664.

99. Susumu Katsuma, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2007) ERK- and JNK-dependent signaling pathways contribute to Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus infection. Journal of Virology 81(24): 13700-13709.

100. Yutaka Orihara, Hiroshi Hamamoto, Hiroshi Kasuga, Toru Shimada, Yasushi Kawaguchi, and Kazuhisa Sekimizu (2007) Evaluation of therapeutic effects of antiviral agents using a silkworm baculovirus infection model. Journal of General Virology 89(1): 188-194.

101. Masataka G. Suzuki, Shigeo Imanishi, Naoshi Dohmae, Tomoe Nishimura, Toru Shimada, and Shogo Matsumoto (2008) Establishment of a novel in vivo sex-specific splicing assay system to identify a trans-acting factor that negatively regulates splicing of Bmdsx female exons. Molecular and Cellular Biology 28(1): 333-343.

102. Yan Meng, Naoko Omuro, Shunsuke Funaguma, Takaaki Daimon, Shinpei Kawaoka, Susumu Katsuma and Toru Shimada (2008) Prominent down-regulation of storage protein genes after bacterial challenge in eri-silkworm, Samia cynthia ricini. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 67(1): 9-19.

103. Shinpei Kawaoka, Susumu Katsuma, Takaaki Daimon, Ryoko Isono, Naoko Omuro, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2008) Functional analysis of four Gloverin-like genes in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 67(2): 87-96.

104. Hiroaki Abe, Tsuguru Fujii, Nobuhiko Tanaka, Takeshi Yokoyama, Kazuhiro Kakehashi, Masahiro Ajimura, Kazuei Mita, Yutaka Banno, Yuji Yasukochi, Toshikazu Oshiki, Mitsuru Nenoi, Takahiro Ishikawa, and Toru Shimada (2008) Identification of the female-determining region of the W chromosome in Bombyx mori. Genetica 133(3): 269-282.

105. Shinpei Kawaoka, Kosuke Minami, Susumu Katsuma, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2008) Developmentally synchronized expression of two Bombyx mori Piwi subfamily genes, SIWI and BmAGO3 in germ-line cells. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 367(4): 755-760.

106. Hiroko Tabunoki, Toru Shimada, Yutaka Banno, Ryoichi Sato, Hideyuki Kajiwara, Kazuei Mita, and Jun-ichi Satoh (2008) Identification of Bombyx mori 14-3-3 orthologs and the interactor Hsp60. Neuroscience Research 61(3): 271-280.

107. Tsuguru Fujii, Hiroaki Abe, Susumu Katsuma, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2008) Mapping of sex-linked genes onto the genome sequence using various aberrations of the Z chromosome in Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 38(12; Special Issue on the Silkworm Genome): 1072-1079.

108. Shinpei Kawaoka, Nobumitsu Hayashi, Susumu Katsuma, Hirohisa Kishino, Yuji Kohara, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2008) Bombyx small RNAs: Genomic defense system against transposons in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 38(12; Special Issue on the Silkworm Genome): 1058-1065.

109. Takaaki Daimon, Tomohiro Taguchi, Yan Meng, Susumu Katsuma, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2008) Beta-fructofuranosidase genes of the silkworm, Bombyx mori: Insight into enzymatic adaptation of B. mori to toxic alkaloids in mulberry latex. Journal of Biological Chemistry 283(22): 15271-15279.

110. Susumu Katsuma, Shinpei Kawaoka, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2008) Genome-wide survey for baculoviral host homologs using the Bombyx genome sequence. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 38(12; Special Issue on the Silkworm Genome): 1080-1086.

111. Katsuhiko Ito, Kurako Kidokoro, Hideki Sezutsu, Junko Nohata, Kimiko Yamamoto, Isao Kobayashi, Keiro Uchino, Andrew Kalyebi, Ryokitsu Eguchi, Wajiro Hara, Toshiki Tamura, Susumu Katsuma, Toru Shimada, Kazuei Mita, and Keiko Kadono-Okuda (2008) Deletion of a gene encoding an amino acid transporter in the midgut membrane causes resistance to a Bombyx parvo-like virus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 105(21): 7523-7527.

112. Susumu Katsuma, Satoshi Horie, and Toru Shimada (2008) The fibroblast growth factor homolog of Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus enhances systemic virus propagation in B. mori larvae. Virus Research 137(1): 80-85.

113. K P Arunkumar, Archana Tomar, Takaaki Daimon, Toru Shimada, and J Nagaraju (2008) WildSilkbase: An EST database of wild silkmoths. BMC Genomics 9:338 (available online: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/9/338/abstract).

114. Susumu Katsuma, Tsuguru Fujii, Shinpei Kawaoka, and Toru Shimada (2008) Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus SNF2 global transactivator homologue (Bm33) enhances viral pathogenicity in B. mori larvae. Journal of General Virology 89(12): 3039-3046.

115. Ryo Futahashi*, Jotaro Sato*, Yan Meng*, Shun Okamoto, Takaaki Daimon, Kimiko Yamamoto, Yoshitaka Suetsugu, Junko Narukawa, Hirokazu Takahashi, Yutaka Banno, Susumu Katsuma, Toru Shimada, Kazuei Mita, and Haruhiko Fujiwara (2008) yellow and ebony are the responsible genes for the larval color mutants of the silkworm Bombyx mori. Genetics 180(4): 1995-2005. (* These authors contributed equally to this work)

116. The International Silkworm Genome Consortium - Chinese group: Qingyou Xia*, Jun Wang*, Zeyang Zhou, Ruiqiang Li, Wei Fan, Daojun Cheng, Tingcai Cheng, Junjie Qin Jun Duan, Hanfu Xu, Qibin Li, Ning Li, Mingwei Wang, Fangyin Dai, Chun Liu, Ying Lin, Ping Zhaoa, Huijie Zhang, Shiping Liu, Xingfu Zha, Chunfeng Li, Aichun Zhao, Minhui Pan, Guoqing Pan, Yihong Shen, Zhihong Gao, Zilong Wang, Genhong Wang, Zhengli Wu, Yong Hou, Chunli Chai, Quanyou Yu, Ningjia He, Ze Zhang, Songgang Li, Huanming Yang, Cheng Lu, Jian Wang, and Zhonghuai Xiang*, Japanese group : Kazuei Mita*, Masahiro Kasahara, Yoichiro Nakatani, Kimiko Yamamoto, Hiroaki Abe, Brudrul Ahsan, Takaaki Daimon, Koichiro Doi, Tsuguru fujii, Haruhiko Fujiwara, Asao Fujiyama, Ryo Futahashi, Shin-ichi Hashimoto, Jun Ishibashi, Masafumi Iwami, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Hiroyuki Kanamori, Hiroshi Kataoka, Susumu Katsuma, Shinpei Kawaoka, Hideki Kawasaki, Yuji Kohara, Toshinori Kozaki, Reginaldo M. Kuroshu, Seigo Kuwazaki, Kouji Matsushima, Hiroshi Minami, Yukinobu Nagayasu, Takao Nakagawa, Junko Narukawa, Junko Nohata, Kazuko Ohishi, Yukiteru Ono, Mizuko Osanai-Futahashi, Katsuhisa Ozaki, Wei Qu, Ladislav Roller, Shin Sasaki, Takuji Sasaki, Atsushi Seino, Masaru Shimomura, Michihiko Shimomura, Tadasu Shin-I, Tetsuro Shinoda, Takahiro Shiotsuki, Yoshitaka Suetsugu, Sumio Sugano, Makiko Suwa, Yutaka Suzuki, Shigeharu Takiya, Toshiki Tamura, Hiromitsu Tanaka, Yoshiaki Tanaka, Kazushige Touhara, Tomoyuki Yamada, Minoru Yamakawa, Naoki Yamanaka, Hiroshi Yoshikawa, Yang-Sheng Zhong, Toru Shimada* and Shinichi Morishita* (2008) The genome of a lepidopteran model insect, the silkworm Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 38(12; Special Issue on the Silkworm Genome): 1036-1045. (* Corresponding authors)

117. Susumu Katsuma, Tadashi Nakanishi, Takaaki Daimon, and Toru Shimada (2009) N-linked glycans located in the pro-region of Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus V-CATH are essential for the proper folding of V-CATH and V-CHIA. Journal of General Virology 90(1): 170-176.

118. Yan Meng, Susumu Katsuma, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2009) Abnormal red body coloration of the silkworm, Bombyx mori, is caused by a mutation in a novel kynureninase. Genes to Cells 14(2): 129-140.

119. Shinpei Kawaoka, Susumu Katsuma, Yan Meng, Nobumitsu Hayashi, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2009) Identification and characterization of globin genes from two lepidopteran insects, Bombyx mori and Samia cynthia ricini. Gene 431(1-2): 33-38.

120. Susumu Katsuma, Tadashi Nakanishi, and Toru Shimada (2009) Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus FP25K is essential for maintaining a steady-state level of v-cath expression throughout the infection. Virus Research 140(1): 155-160.

121. Katsuhiko Ito, Susumu Katsuma, Kimiko Yamamoto, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2009) A 25 bp-long insertional mutation in the BmVarp gene causes the waxy translucent skin of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 39(4): 287-293.

122. Yan Meng, Susumu Katsuma, Takaaki Daimon, Yutaka Banno, Keiro Uchino, Hideki Sezutsu, Toshiki Tamura, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2009) The silkworm mutant lemon (lemon lethal) is a potential insect model for human Sepiapterin reductase deficiency. Journal of Biological Chemistry 284(17): 11698 -11705.

123. Tsuguru Fujii, Masataka Ozaki, Takaaki Masamoto, Susumu Katsuma, Hiroaki Abe, and Toru Shimada (2009) A Bombyx mandarina mutant exhibiting translucent larval skin is controlled by the molybdenum cofactor sulfurase gene. Genes and Genetic Systems 84(2): 147-152.

124. Shinpei Kawaoka, Nobumitsu Hayashi, Yutaka Suzuki, Hiroaki Abe, Sumio Sugano, Yukihide Tomari, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2009) The Bombyx ovary-derived cell line endogenously expresses Piwi/Piwi-interacting RNA complexes. RNA 15(7): 1258-1264.

125. Susumu Katsuma and Toru Shimada (2009) Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus ORF34 is required for efficient transcription of late and very late genes. Virology 392(2): 230-237.

126. Tsuguru Fujii, Seigo Kuwazaki, Kimiko Yamamoto, Hiroaki Abe, Akio Ohnuma, Susumu Katsuma, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2010) Identification and molecular characterization of a sex chromosome rearrangement causing a soft and pliable (spli) larval body phenotype in the silkworm Bombyx mori. Genome 53(1): 45-54.

127. Takeshi Fujii, Katsuhiko Ito, Susumu Katsuma, Ryo Nakano, Toru Shimada, and Yukio Ishikawa (2010) Molecular and biochemical characterization of an acetyl-CoA acetyltransferase from the adzuki bean borer Ostrinia scapulalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 40(1): 74-48.

128. Katsuhiko Ito, Susumu Katsuma, Kimiko Yamamoto, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2010) Yellow-e determines the color pattern of larval head and tail spots of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Journal of Biological Chemistry 285(8): 5624-5629.

129. Tadashi Nakanishi, Chie Goto, Michihiro Kobayashi, WonKyung Kang, Takehiro Suzuki, Naoshi Dohmae, Shogo Matsumoto, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2010) Comparative studies of a lepidopteran baculovirus-specific protein FP25K: Development of a novel BmNPV-based vector with a modified fp25K gene. Journal of Virology 84(10): 5191-5200.

130. Tsuguru Fujii, Takaaki Daimon, Keiro Uchino, Yutaka Banno, Susumu Katsuma, Hideki Sezutsu, Toshiki Tamura, and Toru Shimada (2010) Transgenic analysis of the BmBLOS2 gene that governs the translucency of the larval integument of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Insect Molecular Biology 19(5): 659-667.

131. Takaaki Daimon, Masao Mitsuhiro, Susumu Katsuma, Hiroaki Abe, Kazuei Mita, and Toru Shimada (2010) Recent transposition of yabusame, a novel piggyBac-like transposable element in the silkworm Bombyx mori. Genome 53(8): 585-593.

132. Tadashi Nakanishi, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2010) Characterization of a Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus mutant lacking both fp25K and p35. Virus Genes 41(1): 144-148.

133. Ryusuke Niwa*, Toshiki Namiki*, Katsuhiko Ito*, Yuko Shimada-Niwa, Makoto Kiuchi, Shinpei Kawaoka, Takumi Kayukawa, Yutaka Banno, Yoshinori Fujimoto, Shuji Shigenobu, Satoru Kobayashi, Toru Shimada, Susumu Katsuma, and Tetsuro Shinoda (2010) Non-molting glossy/shroud encodes a short-chain dehydrogenase/reductase that functions in the "Black Box" of the ecdysteroid biosynthesis pathway. Development 137(12): 1991-1999. (* These authors contributed equally to this work.)

134. Takaaki Daimon*, Chikara Hirayama*, Masatoshi Kanai, Yoshinao Ruike, Yan Meng, Eiichi Kosegawa, Masatoshi Nakamura, Gozoh Tsujimoto, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2010) The silkworm Green b locus encodes a quercetin 5-O-glucosyltransferase that produces green cocoons with UV-shielding properties. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107(25): 11471-11476. (* These authors contributed equally to this work.)

135. Hiroaki Abe, Tsuguru Fujii, Toru Shimada, and Kazuei Mita (2010) Novel non-autonomous transposable elements on the W chromosome of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Journal of Genetics 89(3) (Special issue - How is sex determined in insects?): 375-387. (http://www.ias.ac.in/jgenet/Vol89No3/375.pdf)

136. Kei Urano, Takaaki Daimon, Yutaka Banno, Kazuei Mita, Tohru Terada, Kentaro Shimizu, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2010) Molecular defect of isovaleryl-CoA dehydrogenase in the skunk mutant of silkworm, Bombyx mori. FEBS Journal 277(21): 4452-4463.

137. Susumu Katsuma, WonKyung Kang, Tadasu Shin-i, Kazuko Ohishi, Koji Kadota, Yuji Kohara, and Toru Shimada (2011) Mass identification of transcriptional units expressed from the Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus genome. Journal of General Virology 92(1): 200-203.

138. Susumu Katsuma, Ayumi Tsuchida, Noriko Imai-Matsuda, WonKyung Kang, and Toru Shimada (2011) Role of the ubiquitin-proteasome system in Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus infection. Journal of General Virology 92(3): 699-705.

139. Takashi Sakudoh, Takeharu Nakashima, Yoko Kuroki, Asao Fujiyama, Yuji Kohara, Naoko Honda, Hirofumi Fujimoto, Toru Shimada, Masao Nakagaki, Yutaka Banno, and Kozo Tsuchida (2011) Diversity in copy number and structure of a silkworm morphogenetic gene as a result of domestication. Genetics 187(3): 965-976.

140. Ken-ichiro Tatematsu, Kimiko Yamamoto, Keiro Uchino, Junko Narukawa, Tetsuya Iizuka, Yutaka Banno, Susumu Katsuma, Toru Shimada, Toshiki Tamura, Hideki Sezutsu, and Takaaki Daimon (2011) Positional cloning of silkworm white egg 2 (w-2) locus reveals functional conservation and diversification of ABC transporters for pigmentation in insects. Genes to Cells 16(4): 331-342.

141. Tsuguru Fujii, Hiroaki Abe, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2011) Identification and characterization of the fusion transcript, composed of the apterous homolog and a putative protein phosphatase gene, generated by 1.5-Mb interstitial deletion in the vestigial (Vg) mutant of Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 41(5):306-312.

142. Hiroko Tabunoki, Hiroaki Ode, Yutaka Banno, Susumu Katsuma, Toru Shimada, Kazuei Mita, Kimiko Yamamoto, Ryoichi Sato, Reiko Ishii-Nozawa, and Jun-ichi Satoh (2011) BmDJ-1 is a key regulator for the developmental oxidative modification of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. PLoS One 6(3): e17683(available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0017683).

143. Takeshi Fujii, Katsuhiko Ito, Mitsuko Tatematsu, Toru Shimada, Susumu Katsuma, and Yukio Ishikawa (2011) Sex pheromone desaturase functioning in a primitive Ostrinia moth is cryptically conserved in congeners' genomes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108(17): 7102-7106.

144. Takashi Kiuchi, Yutaka Banno, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2011) Mutations in an amino acid transporter gene are responsible for sex-linked translucent larval skin of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 41(9): 680-687.

145. Shinpei Kawaoka, Yuji Arai, Koji Kadota, Yutaka Suzuki, Kahori Hara, Sumio Sugano, Kentaro Shimizu, Yukihide Tomari, Toru Shimada. and Susumu Katsuma (2011) Zygotic amplification of secondary piRNAs during the silkworm embryogenesis. RNA 17(7):1401-1407.

146. Ryuhei Kokusho, Chuan-Xi Zhang, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2011) Comparative analysis of budded virus infectivity of Bombyx mandarina and B. mori nucleopolyhedroviruses. Virus Genes 43(2): 313-317.

147. Shinpei Kawaoka, Koji Kadota, Yuji Arai, Yutaka Suzuki, Tsuguru Fujii, Hiroaki Abe, Yuji Yasukochi, Kazuei Mita, Sumio Sugano, Kentaro Shimizu, Yukihide Tomari, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2011) The silkworm W chromosome is a source of female-enriched piRNAs. RNA 17(12): 2144-2151.

148. Tsuguru Fujii, Takeshi Fujii, Shigehiro Namiki, Hiroaki Abe, Takeshi Sakurai, Akio Ohnuma, Ryohei Kanzaki, Susumu Katsuma, Yukio Ishikawa, and Toru Shimada (2011) Sex-linked transcription factor involved in a shift of sex pheromone preference in the silkmoth, Bombyx mori. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108(44): 18038-18043.

149. Tsuguru Fujii, Hiroaki Abe, Kimiko Yamamoto, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2011) Interspecies linkage analysis of mo, a Bombyx mori locus associated with mosaicism and gynandromorphism. Genetica 139(10): 1323-1329.

150. Takaaki Daimon, Masaya Yago, Yu-Feng Hsu, Tsuguru Fujii, Yumiko Nakajima, Ryuhei Kokusho, Hiroaki Abe, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2012) Molecular phylogeny, laboratory rearing, and karyotype of the bombycid moth, Trilocha varians (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae: Bombycinae). Journal of Insect Science 12(53): 1-17.

151. Shinpei Kawaoka*, Hiroshi Mitsutake*, Takashi Kiuchi, Maki Kobayashi, Mayu Yoshikawa, Yutaka Suzuki, Sumio Sugano, Toru Shimada, Jun Kobayashi, Yukihide Tomari, and Susumu Katsuma (2012) A role for transcription from a piRNA cluster in de novo piRNA production. RNA 18(2): 265-273. (* These authors contributed equally to this work)

152. Masashi Iwanaga, Tomoyuki Hitotsuyama, Susumu Katsuma, Genki Ishihara, Takaaki Daimon, Toru Shimada, Shigeo Imanishi, and Hideki Kawasaki (2012) Infection study of Bombyx mori macula-like virus (BmMLV) using a BmMLV-negative cell line and an infectious cDNA clone. Journal of Virological Methods 179(2): 316-324.

153. Susumu Katsuma, Jun Kobayashi, Yasue Koyano, Noriko Matsuda-Imai, WonKyung Kang, and Toru Shimada (2012) Baculovirus-encoded protein BV/ODV-E26 determines tissue tropism and virulence in lepidopteran insects. Journal of Virology 86(5): 2545-2555.

154. Takaaki Daimon*, Takeshi Fujii*, Masaya Yago, Yu-Feng Hsu, Yumiko Nakajima, Tsuguru Fujii, Susumu Katsuma, Yukio Ishikawa, and Toru Shimada (2012) Female sex pheromone and male behavioral responses of the bombycid moth Trilocha varians: comparison with those of the domesticated silkmoth Bombyx mori. Naturwissenschaften 99(3): 207-215. (* These authors contributed equally to this work.)

155. WonKyung Kang, Susumu Katsuma, Noriko Matsuda-Imai, Masaaki Kurihara, Toyoshi Yoshiga, Toru Shimada, and Shogo Matsumoto (2012) Identification and characterization of host factors interacting with Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus ORF8. Journal of Microbiology 50(3): 469-477.

156. Kahori Hara, Tsuguru Fujii, Yutaka Suzuki, Sumio Sugano, Toru Shimada, Susumu Katsuma, and Shinpei Kawaoka (2012) Altered expression of testis-specific genes, piRNAs, and transposons in the silkworm ovary masculinized by a W chromosome mutation. BMC Genomics 13(1): 119 (available online: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/13/119/).

157. Takaaki Daimon, Toshinori Kozaki, Ryusuke Niwa, Isao Kobayashi, Kenjiro Furuta, Toshiki Namiki, Keiro Uchino, Yutaka Banno, Susumu Katsuma, Toshiki Tamura, Kazuei Mita, Hideki Sezutsu, Masayoshi Nakayama, Kyo Itoyama, Toru Shimada, and Tetsuro Shinoda (2012) Precocious metamorphosis in the juvenile hormone-deficient mutant of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. PLoS Genetics 8(3): e1002486 (available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1002486).

158. Susumu Katsuma, Yasue Koyano, WonKyung Kang, Ryuhei Kokusho, Shizuo George Kamita, and Toru Shimada (2012) The baculovirus uses a captured host phosphatase to induce enhanced locomotory activity in host caterpillars. PLoS Pathogens 8(4): e1002644 (available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1002644).

159. Katsuhiko Ito, Kurako Kidokoro, Susumu Katsuma, Toru Shimada, Kimiko Yamamoto, Kazuei Mita, and Keiko Kadono-Okuda (2012) Positional cloning of a gene responsible for the cts mutation of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Genome 55(7): 493-504.

160. Takaaki Daimon, Takeshi Fujii, Tsuguru Fujii, Takeshi Yokoyama, Susumu Katsuma, Tetsuro Shinoda, Toru Shimada, and Yukio Ishikawa (2012) Reinvestigation of the sex pheromone of the wild silkmoth, Bombyx mandarina: The effects of bombykal and bombykyl acetate. Journal of Chemical Ecology 38(8): 1031-1035.

161. Tsuguru Fujii, Yutaka Banno, Hiroaki Abe, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2012) A homolog of the human Hermansky-Pudluck Syndrome-5 (HPS5) gene is responsible for the oa larval translucent mutants in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Genetica 140(10-12): 463-468.

162. Susumu Katsuma and Toru Shimada (2012) Comparative studies of Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus infection in BmN4 cell lines maintained in different laboratories. Journal of Insect Biotechnology and Sericology 81(1): 7-12 (available online: https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/jibs/81/1/81_1_007/_pdf).

163. Takanori Hori, Takashi Kiuchi, Toru Shimada, Masao Nagata, and Susumu Katsuma (2013) Silkworm plasmatocytes are more resistant than other hemocyte morphotypes to Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus infection. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 112(1): 102-104.

164. Shinpei Kawaoka*, Kahori Hara*, Keisuke Shoji, Maki Kobayashi, Toru Shimada, Sumio Sugano, Yukihide Tomari, Yutaka Suzuki, and Susumu Katsuma (2013) The comprehensive epigenome map of piRNA clusters. Nucleic Acids Research 41(3): 1581-1590. (* These authors contributed equally to this work.)

165. Lingyan Wang, Takashi Kiuchi, Tsuguru Fujii, Takaaki Daimon, Muwang Li, Yutaka Banno, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2013) Reduced expression of the dysbindin-like gene in the Bombyx mori ov mutant exhibiting mottled translucency of the larval skin. Genome 56(2): 101-108.

166. Ayumi Tsuchida, Genki Ishihara, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2013) Dimerization and proper degradation of Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedorivirus IE2 are required for efficient virus growth in B. mori larvae. Applied Entomology and Zoology 48(2): 125-130.

167. Genki Ishihara, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2013) Functional characterization of Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus CG30 protein. Virus Research 174(1-2): 52–59.

168. Tsuguru Fujii, Hiroaki Abe, Munetaka Kawamoto, Susumu Katsuma, Yutaka Banno, and Toru Shimada (2013) Albino (al) is a tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4)-deficient mutant of the silkworm Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 43(7): 594-600.

169. Ying Lin, Yan Meng, Yan-Xia Wang, Juan Luo, Susumu Katsuma, Cong-Wen Yang, Yutaka Banno, Takahiro Kusakabe, Toru Shimada, and Qing-You Xia (2013) Vitellogenin receptor mutation leads to the oogenesis mutant phenotype 'scanty vitellin' of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Journal of Biological Chemistry 288(19): 13345-13355.

170. Lingyan Wang, Takashi Kiuchi, Tsuguru Fujii, Takaaki Daimon, Muwang Li, Yutaka Banno, Shingo Kikuta, Takahiro Kikawada, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2013) Mutation of a novel ABC transporter gene is responsible for the failure to incorporate uric acid in the epidermis of ok mutants of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 43(7): 562-571.

171. Franテァoise Bono, Frederik De Smet, Corentin Herbert, Katrien De Bock, Maria Georgiadou, Pierre Fons, Marc Tjwa, Chantal Alcouffe, Annelii Ny, Marc Bianciotto, Bart Jonckx, Masahiro Murakami, Anthony A. Lanahan, Christof Michielsen, David Sibrac, Frテゥdテゥrique Dol-Gleizes, Massimiliano Mazzone, Serena Zacchigna, Jean-Pascal Herault, Christian Fischer, Patrice Rigon, Carmen Ruiz de Almodovar, Filip Claes, Isabelle Blanc, Koen Poesen, Jie Zhang, Inmaculada Segura, Geneviティve Gueguen, Marie-Franテァoise Bordes, Diether Lambrechts, Roselyne Broussy, Marlies van de Wouwer, Corinne Michaux, Toru Shimada, Isabelle Jean, Silvia Blacher, Agnティs Noel, Patrick Motte, Eran Rom, Jean-Marie Rakic, Susumu Katsuma, Paul Schaeffer, Avner Yayon, Ann Van Schepdael, Harald Schwalbe, Francesco Luigi Gervasio, Geert Carmeliet, Jef Rozensky, Mieke Dewerchin, Michael Simons, Arthur Christopoulos, Jean-Marc Herbert, and Peter Carmeliet (2013) Inhibition of tumor angiogenesis and growth by a small-molecule multi-FGF receptor blocker with allosteric properties. Cancer Cell 23(4): 477-488.

172. Chikara Hirayama, Hiroshi Ono, Yan Meng, Toru Shimada, and Takaaki Daimon (2013) Flavonoids from the cocoon of Rondotia menciana. Phytochemistry 94: 108-112.

173. Hiroko Tabunoki, Hiromasa Ono, Hiroaki Ode, Kazuhiro Ishikawa, Natsuki Kawana, Yutaka Banno, Toru Shimada, Yuki Nakamura, Kimiko Yamamoto, Jun-ichi Satoh, and Hidemasa Bono (2013) Identification of key uric acid synthesis pathway in a unique mutant silkworm Bombyx mori model of Parkinson's disease. PLoS One 8(7): e69130 (available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0069130).

174. Keisuke Shoji, Takashi Kiuchi, Kahori Hara, Munetaka Kawamoto, Shinpei Kawaoka, Shin-ichi Arimura, Nobuhiro Tsutsumi, Sumio Sugano, Yutaka Suzuki, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2013) Characterization of a novel chromodomain-containing gene from the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Gene 527(2): 649-654.

175. Yoshitaka Suetsugu, Ryo Futahashi, Hiroyuki Kanamori, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, Shun-ichi Sasanuma, Junko Narukawa, Masahiro Ajimura, Akiya Jouraku, Nobukazu Namiki, Michihiko Shimomura, Hideki Sezutsu, Mizuko Osanai-Futahashi, Masataka G. Suzuki, Takaaki Daimon, Tetsuro Shinoda, Kiyoko Taniai, Kiyoshi Asaoka, Ryusuke Niwa, Shinpei Kawaoka, Susumu Katsuma, Toshiki Tamura, Hiroaki Noda, Masahiro Kasahara, Sumio Sugano, Yutaka Suzuki, Haruhiko Fujiwara, Hiroshi Kataoka, Kallare P. Arunkumar, Archana Tomar, Jawaregowda Nagaraju, Marian R. Goldsmith, Qili Feng, Qingyou Xia, Kimiko Yamamoto, Toru Shimada, and Kazuei Mita (2013) Large scale full-length cDNA sequencing reveals a unique genomic landscape in a lepidopteran model insect, Bombyx mori. G3 (Bethesda): 3(9): 1481-1492 (available online: http://www.g3journal.org/content/3/9/1481.full.pdf+html).

176. Sonja Bisch-Knaden, Takaaki Daimon, Toru Shimada, Bill S. Hansson, and Silke Sachse (2013) Anatomical and functional analysis of domestication effects on the olfactory system of the silkmoth Bombyx mori. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281(1774): 20132582.

177. Shigehiro Namiki, Takaaki Daimon, Chika Iwatsuki, Toru Shimada, and Ryohei Kanzaki (2014) Antennal lobe organization and pheromone usage in bombycid moths. Biology Letters 10(4): 20140096.

178. Takashi Kiuchi, Hikaru Koga*, Munetaka Kawamoto*, Keisuke Shoji*, Hiroki Sakai, Yuji Arai, Genki Ishihara, Shinpei Kawaoka, Sumio Sugano, Toru Shimada, Yutaka Suzuki, Masataka G. Suzuki, and Susumu Katsuma (2014) A single female-specific piRNA is the primary determiner of sex in the silkworm. Nature 509(7502): 633-636. (*These authors contributed equally to this work.)

179. Masashi Yuasa, Akitoshi Kitamura, Takashi Maoka, Takashi Sakudoh, Toru Shimada, and Kozo Tsuchida (2014) Astaxanthin and lutein compete for accumulation into the middle silk gland and produce a red cocoon of Bombyx mori via Yellow cocoon gene-dependent control. Journal of Insect Biotechnology and Sericology 83(1): 1-11.

180. Hanako Ito, Hisanori Bando, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2014) The BIR and BIR-like domains of Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus IAP2 protein are required for efficient viral propagation. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 454(4): 581-587.

181. Keisuke Shoji, Kahori Hara, Munetaka Kawamoto, Takashi Kiuchi, Shinpei Kawaoka, Sumio Sugano, Toru Shimada, Yutaka Suzuki, and Susumu Katsuma (2015) Silkworm HP1a transcriptionally enhances highly expressed euchromatic genes via association with their transcription start sites. Nucleic Acids Research 42(18): 11462-11471.

182. Susumu Katsuma, Hisanori Bando, and Toru Shimada (2015) Deletion analysis of a superoxide dismutase gene of Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) nucleopolyhedrovirus. Applied Entomology and Zoology 50(1): 57–62.

183. Tsuguru Fujii, Hiroaki Abe, Minetaka Kawamoto, Yutaka Banno, and Toru Shimada (2015) Positional cloning of the sex-linked giant egg (Ge) locus in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Insect Molecular Biology 24(2): 213-221.

184. Genki Ishihara, Ryuhei Kokusho, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2015) Functional analysis of antisense long non-coding RNAs transcribed from the Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) nucleopolyhedrovirus genome. Applied Entomology and Zoology 50(2): 155-167.

185. Munetaka Kawamoto, Hikaru Koga, Takashi Kiuchi, Keisuke Shoji, Sumio Sugano, Toru Shimada, Yutaka Suzuki, and Susumu Katsuma (2015) Sexually biased transcripts at early embryonic stages of the silkworm depend on the sex chromosome constitution. Gene 560(1): 50-56.

186. Susumu Katsuma and Toru Shimada (2015) The killing speed of egt-inactivated Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus depends on the developmental stage of B. mori larvae. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 126: 64-70.

187. Ryuhei Kokusho, Munetaka Kawamoto, Yasue Koyano, Sumio Sugano, Yutaka Suzuki, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma. (2015) Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus ARIF-1 enhances systemic infection in B. mori larvae. Journal of General Virology (in press).

188. Huabing Wang, Takashi Kiuchi, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2015) A novel sucrose hydrolase from the bombycoid silkworms Bombyx mori, Trilocha varians, and Samia cynthia ricini with a substrate specificity for sucrose. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 61: 46-52.

189. Jung Lee, Takashi Kiuchi, Munetaka Kawamoto, Toru Shimada and Susumu Katsuma (2015) Identification and functional analysis of a Masculinizer orthologue in Trilocha varians (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) play similar roles in the sex-determination cascade in Bombycidae. Insect Molecular Biology (in press).

190. Katsuhiko Ito, Susumu Katsuma, Seigo Kuwazaki, Akiya Jouraku, Toshiaki Fujimoto, Ken Sahara, Yuji Yasukochi, Kimiko Yamamoto, Hiroko Tabunoki, Takeshi Yokoyama, Keiko Kadono-Okuda, and Toru Shimada (2015) Mapping and recombination analysis of two moth colour mutations, Black moth and Wild wing spot, in the silkworm Bombyx mori. Heredity 116(1): 52-59.

191. Susumu Katsuma, Yudai Sugano, Takashi Kiuchi, and Toru Shimada (2015) Two conserved cysteine residues are required for the masculinizing activity of the silkworm Masc protein. Journal of Biological Chemistry 290(43): 26114-26124.

192. Massashi Yuasa, Takashi Kiuchi, Yutaka Banno, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2016) Identification of the silkworm quail gene reveals a crucial role of a receptor guanylyl cyclase in larval pigmentation. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 68: 33-40.

193. Ito K, Sachiko Shimura, Susumu Katsuma, Yasuhiro Tsuda, Jun Kobayashi, Hiroko Tabunoki, Takeshi Yokoyama, Toru Shimada, and Keiko Kadono-Okuda (2016) Gene expression and localization analysis of Bombyx mori bidensovirus and its putative receptor in B. mori midgut. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 136: 50-56.

194. Yudai Sugano, Ryuhei Kokusho, Masamichi Ueda, Masaru Fujimoto, Nobuhiro Tsutsumi, Toru Shimada, Takashi Kiuchi, and Susumu Katsuma (2016) Identification of a bipartite nuclear localization signal in the silkworm Masc protein. FEBS Letters 590(14): 2256–2261.

195. Ryuhei Kokusho, Yoshikazu Koh, Masaru Fujimoto, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2016) Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus BM5 protein regulates progeny virus production and viral gene expression. Virology 498: 240-249.

196. Keisuke Shoji, Yutaka Suzuki, Sumio Sugano, Toru Shimada, and Suzumu Katsuma (2017) Artificial "ping-pong" cascade of PIWI-interacting RNA in silkworm cells. RNA 23(1): 86-97.

197. Haokun Zhang, Takashi Kiuchi, Lingyan Wang, Munetaka Kawamoto, Yutaka Suzuki, Sumio Sugano, Yutaka Banno, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2017) Bm-muted, orthologous to mouse muted and encoding a subunit of the BLOC-1 complex, is responsible for the otm translucent mutation of the silkworm Bombyx mori. Gene 629: 92-100.

198. Shigehiro Namiki, Tsuguru Fujii, Toru Shimada, and Ryohei Kanzaki (2017) The morphology of antennal lobe projection neurons is controlled by a POU-domain transcription factor Bmacj6 in the silkmoth Bombyx mori. Scientific Reports 7(1): 14050.

199. Haokun Zhang, Takashi Kiuchi, Chikara Hirayama, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2018) Bombyx ortholog of the Drosophila eye color gene brown controls riboflavin transport in Malpighian tubules. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 92: 65-72.

200. Hiroki Takai, Kiyoshi Asaoka, Fumiko Ishizuna, Takashi Kiuchi, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2018) Morphological and electrophysiological differences in tarsal chemosensilla between the wild silkmoth Bombyx mandarina and the domesticated species Bombyx mori. Arthropod Structure & Development 47 (3): 238-247.

201. Hiroyuki Hikida, Ryuhei Kokusho, Jun Kobayashi, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2018) Inhibitory role of the Bm8 protein in the propagation of Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus. Virus Research 249: 124-131.

202. Katsuhiko Ito, Kurako Kidokoro, Susumu Katsuma, Hideki Sezutsu, Keiro Uchino, Isao Kobayashi, Toshiki Tamura, Kimiko Yamamoto, Kazuei Mita, Toru Shimada, and Keiko Kadono-Okuda (2018) A single amino acid substitution in the Bombyx-specific mucin-like membrane protein causes resistance to Bombyx mori densovirus. Scientific Reports 8(1): 7430.

203. Takahiro Fukui, Takashi Kiuchi, Keisuke Shoji, Munetaka Kawamoto, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2018) In vivo masculinizing function of the Ostrinia furnacalis Masculinizer gene. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 503 (3): 1768-1772.

204. Hiroki Takai, Rika Ozawa, Junji Takabayashi, Saki Fujii, Kiriko Arai, Ryoko T. Ichiki, Takao Koeduka, Hideo Dohra, Toshiyuki Ohnishi, Sakura Taketazu, Jun Kobayashi, Yooichi Kainoh, Satoshi Nakamura, Takeshi Fujii, Yukio Ishikawa, Takashi Kiuchi, Susumu Katsuma, Masayoshi Uefune, Toru Shimada, and Kenji Matsui (2018) Silkworms suppress the release of green leaf volatiles by mulberry leaves with an enzyme from their spinnerets. Scientific Reports 8 (1): 11942.

205. Haokun Zhang, Takashi Kiuchi, Chikara Hirayama, Yutaka Banno, Susumu Katsuma, and Toru Shimada (2018) A reexamination on the deficiency of riboflavin accumulation in Malpighian tubules in larval translucent mutants of the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Genetica 146 (4-5): 425-431.

206. Jung Lee, Takashi Kiuchi, Munetaka Kawamoto, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2018) Accumulation of uric acid in the epidermis forms the white integument of Samia ricini larvae. PLoS One 13 (10): e0205758.

207. Lingyan Wang, Zhaoming Dong, Juan Wang, Yaru Yin, Huawei Liu, Wenbo Hu, Zhangchuan Peng, Chun Liu, Muwang Li, Yutaka Banno, Toru Shimada, Qingyou Xia, and Ping Zhao (2018) Proteomic analysis of larval integument in a Dominant obese translucent (Obs) silkworm mutant. Journal of Insect Science 18: 4.

208. Takashi Kiuchi, Yudai Sugano, Toru Shimada, and Susumu Katsuma (2019) Two CCCH-type zinc finger domains in the Masc protein are dispensable for masculinization and dosage compensation in Bombyx mori. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 104: 30-38.

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