Okamura M, Hirose T, Hashida Y, Yamagishi T, Ohsugi R, Aoki N (2013) Starch
reduction in rice stems due to a lack of OsAGPL1/OsAGPL3 decreases grain yield under low irradiance during ripening and modifies
plant architecture. Funct. Plant Biol. 40: 1137-1146.
Hashida Y, Aoki N, Kawanishi H, Okamura M, Ebitani T, Hirose T, Yamagishi
T, Ohsugi R (2013) A near isogenic line of rice carrying chromosome segments
containing OsSPS1 of Kasalath in the genetic background of Koshihikari produces an increased
spikelet number per panicle. Field Crop. Res. 149: 56-62.
Hirose T, Aoki N, Harada Y, Okamura M, Hashida Y, Ohsugi R, Miyao A, Hirochika
H, Terao T (2013) Disruption of a rice gene for α-glucan water dikinase,
OsGWD1, leads to hyperaccumulation of starch in leaves but exhibits limited effects
on growth. Front. Plant Sci. 4: 147.
Yonekura M, Aoki N, Hirose T, Onai K, Ishiura M, Okamura M, Ohsugi R, Ohto
C (2013) The promoter activities of sucrose phosphate synthase genes in
rice, OsSPS1 and OsSPS11, are controlled by light and circadian clock, but not by sucrose. Front.
Plant Sci. 4: 31.
Asano T, Hayashi N, Kobayashi M, Aoki N, Miyao A, Mitsuhara I, Ichikawa
H, Komatsu S, Hirochika H, Kikuchi S, Ohsugi R (2012) A rice calcium-dependent
protein kinase OsCPK12 oppositely modulates salt-stress tolerance and blast
disease resistance. The Plant Journal 69: 26-36.
Egami T, Wakayama M, Aoki N, Sasaki H, Kisaka H, Miwa T, Ohsugi R (2012)
The effects of introduction of a fungal glutamate dehydrogenase gene (gdhA) on the photosynthetic rates, biomass, carbon and nitrogen contents in
transgenic potato. Plant Biotechnology 29: 57-64.
Kurai T, Wakayama M, Abiko T, Yanagisawa S, Aoki N, Ohsugi R (2011) Introduction
of the ZmDof1 gene into rice enhances carbon and nitrogen assimilation
under low nitrogen conditions. Plant Biotechnology J. 9: 826-837.
Okamura M, Aoki N, Hirose T, Yonekura M, Ohto C, Ohsugi R (2011) Tissue
specificity and diurnal change in gene expression of the sucrose phosphate
synthase gene family in rice. Plant Sci. 181: 159-166.
Asano T, Hakata M, Nakamura H, Aoki N, Komatsu S, Ichikawa H, Hirochika
H, Ohsugi R (2011) Functional characterisation of OsCPK21, a calcium-dependent
protein kinase that confers salt tolerance in rice. Plant Mol. Biol. 75:
Wakayama M, Aoki N, Sasaki H, Ohsugi R (2010) Simultaneous analysis of
amino acids and carboxylic acids by capillary electrophoresis-mass spectrometry
using an acidic electrolyte and uncoated fused-silica capillary. Anal.
Chem. 82: 9967-9976.
Hirose T, Zhang Z, Miyao A, Hirochika H, Ohsugi R, Terao T (2010) Disruption
of a gene for rice sucrose transporter, OsSUT1, impairs pollen function
but pollen maturation is unaffected. J. Exp. Bot. 61: 3639-3646.
Asano T, Wakayama M, Aoki N, Komatsu S, Ichikawa H, Hirochika H, Ohsugi
R (2010) Overexpression of a calcium-dependent protein kinase gene enhances
growth of rice under low-nitrogen conditions. Plant Biotechnology 27: 369-373.
Abiko T, Wakayama M, Kawakami A, Obara M, Kisaka H, Miwa T, Aoki N, Ohsugi
R (2010) Changes in nitrogen assimilation, metabolism, and growth in transgenic
rice plants expressing a fungal NADP(H)-dependent glutamate dehydrogenase
(gdhA). Planta 232: 299-311.
Ishimaru Y, Masuda H, Bashir K, Inoue H, Tsukamoto T, Takahashi M, Nakanishi
H, Aoki N, Hirose T, Ohsugi R, Nishizawa NK (2010) Rice metal-nicotianamine
transporter, OsYSL2, is required for the long-distance transport of iron
and manganese. Plant J. 62: 379-390.
Uehara N, Sasaki H, Aoki N, Ohsugi R (2009) Effects of the temperature
lowered in the daytime and night-time on sugar accumulation in sugarcane.
Plant Prod. Sci. 12: 420-427.
Scofield GN, Ruuska SA, Aoki N, Lewis DC, Tabe LM, Jenkins CLD (2009) Starch
storage in the stems of wheat plants: localization and temporal changes.
Ann. Bot. 103: 859-868.
Kanbe T, Sasaki H, Aoki N, Yamagishi T, Ohsugi R (2009) The QTL analysis
of RuBisCO in flag leaves and non-structural carbohydrates in leaf sheaths
of rice using chromosome segment substitution lines and backcross progeny
F2 populations. Plant Prod. Sci. 12: 224-232.
Ida M, Ohsugi R, Sasaki H, Aoki N, Yamagishi T (2009) Contribution of nitrogen
absorbed during ripening period to grain filling in a high-yielding rice
variety, Takanari. Plant Prod. Sci. 12: 176-184.
Kanbe T, Sasaki H, Aoki N, Yamagishi T, Ebitani T, Yano M, Ohsugi R (2008)
Identification of QTLs for improvement of plant type in rice (Oryza sativa
L.) using Koshihikari / Kasalath chromosome segment substitution lines
and backcross progeny F2 population. Plant Prod. Sci. 11: 447-456.
Ishimaru K, Hirotsu N, Kashiwagi T, Madoka Y, Nagasuga K, Ono K, Ohsugi
R (2008) Overexpression of a maize SPS gene improves yield characters of
potato under field conditions. Plant Prod. Sci. 11: 104-107.
Botha CEJ, Aoki N, Scofield GN, Liu L, Furbank RT, White RG (2008) A xylem
sap retrieval pathway in rice leaf blades: evidence of a role for endocytosis?
J. Exp. Bot. 59: 2945-2954.
Scofield GN, Hirose T, Aoki N, Furbank RT (2007) Involvement of the sucrose
transporter, OsSUT1, in the long-distance pathway for assimilate transport
in rice. J. Exp. Bot. 58: 3155-3169.
Scofield GN, Aoki N, Hirose T, Takano M, Jenkins CLD, Furbank RT (2007)
The role of the sucrose transporter, OsSUT1, in germination and early seedling
growth and development of rice plants. J. Exp. Bot. 58: 483-495.
Aoki N, Scofield GN, Wang X-D, Patrick JW, Offler CE, Furbank RT (2006)
The pathway of sugar transport in germinating wheat seeds. Plant Physiol.
He HY, Koike M, Ishimaru T, Ohsugi R, Yamagishi T (2005) Temporal and spatial
variations of carbohydrate content in rice leaf sheath and their varietal
differences. Plant Prod. Sci. 8:533-562.
Ishimaru T, Hirose T, Matsuda T, Goto A, Takahashi K, Sasaki H, Terao T,
Ishii R, Ohsugi R, Yamagishi T (2005) Expression patterns of genes encoding
carbohydrate-metabolizing enzymes and their relationship to grain filling
in rice (Oryza sativa L.): comparison of caryopses located at different positions in a panicle.
Plant Cell Physiol. 46: 620-628.
Kashiwagi T, Sasaki H, Ishimaru K (2005) Factors responsible for decreasing
sturdiness of the lower part in lodging of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Prod. Sci. 8: 166-172.
Li T, Ohsugi R, Yamagishi T, Sasaki H (2005) Effects of weak light on rice
starch accumulation and starch synthesis enzyme activities at grain filling
stage. Chinese J. Rice Sci. 19: 545-550.
Ohsugi R (2005) Carbon metabolism to improve sink and source function.
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Sasaki H, Edo E, Uehara N, Ishimaru T, Kawamitsu Y, Suganuma S, Ueda D,
Ohsugi R.(2005) Effect of sucrose on activity of starch synthesis enzymes
in rice ears in culture. Physiol. Planta. 124: 301-310.
Sasaki H, Hara T, Ito S, Miura S, Hoque MM, Lieffering M, Kim HY, Okada
M, Kobayashi K (2005) Seasonal changes in canopy photosynthesis and respiration,
and partitioning of photosynthate, in rice (Oryza sativa L.) grown under free-air CO2 enrichment. Plant Cell Physiol. 46: 1704-1712.
Sasaki H, Aoki N, Sakai H, Hara T, Uehara N, Ishimaru K, Kobayashi K (2005)
Effect of CO2 enrichment on the translocation and partitioning of carbon
at the early grain-filling stage in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Prod.
Sci. 8: 8-15.
Ishimaru K, Kosone M, Sasaki H, Kashiwagi T (2004) Leaf contents differ
depending on the position in a rice leaf sheath during sink-source transition.
Plant Physiol. Biochem. 42: 855-860.
Magoshi J, Tanaka T, Sasaki H, Kobayashi M, Magoshi Y, Tsuda H, Becker
MA, Inoue S, Ishimaru K (2003) Uptake of atmospheric carbon dioxide into
silk fiber by silkworms. Biomacromolecules 4: 778-782.
Ishimaru T, Matsuda T, Ohsugi R, Yamagishi T (2003) Morphologycal development
of rice caryopses located at the different positions in a panicle from
early to middle stage of grain filling. Funct. Plant Biol. 30: 1139-1149.
Aoki N, Ono K, Sasaki H, Seneweera SP, Sakai H, Kobayashi K, Ishimaru K
(2003) Effects of elevated CO2 concentration on photosynthetic carbon metabolism
in flag-leaf blades of rice before and after heading. Plant Prod. Sic.
Ishimaru K, Hirose T, Aoki N, Takahashi S, Ono K, Yamamoto S, Wu J, Saji
S, Baba T, Ugaki M, Matsumoto T, Ohsugi R (2001) Antisense expression of
a rice sucrose transporter OsSUT1 in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Cell Physiol. 42: 1181-1185.
Agarie S, Sasaki H, Matsuoka M, Miyao-Tokutomi M (2001) Overexpression
of C4 phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase increased carbon isotope discrimination
in transgenic rice plants. Plant Prod. Sci. 4: 311-312.
Alam Md S., Cui Z, Yamagishi T, Ishii R (2001) Grain yield and related
physiological characteristics of rice plants (Oryza sativa L.) inoculated
with free-living rhizobacteria. Plant Prod. Sci. 4: 126-130.
Ishimaru K, Kobayashi N, Ono K, Yano M, Ohsugi R (2001) Are contents of
Rubisco, soluble protein and nitrogen in flag leaves of rice controlled
by the same genetics? J. Exp. Bot. 52: 1827-1833.
Okamura M, Hirose T, Ohsugi R, Aoki N (2013) Relationship between tiller angle,
gravitoropism and starch content in a low stem starch rice mutant. 7th
International Rice Genetics Symposium, Manila, Philippines, November 2013.
P0065, Abstracts pp. 208-209.
Aoki N, Liang C, Okamura M, Miyao A, Hirochika H, Terao T, Yamagishi T, Ohsugi
R, Li T, Hirose T (2013) Distinct phenotypes of rice ‘Leaf Starch Excess’
mutants that exhibits hyperaccumulation of starch in leaves. 7th International
Rice Genetics Symposium, Manila, Philippines, November 2013. P0068, Abstracts
Aoki N, Abiko T, Wakayama M, Kawakami A, Matsumoto T, Sasaki H, Ohsugi R (2010)
Genetic modification of nitrogen use efficiency in rice plants by introducing
a fungal glutamate dehydrogenase. 1st International Symposium on the Nitrogen
Nutrition of Plants (Nitrogen2010), Inuyama, Aichi, Japan, July 2010. Poster#88,
Kurai T, Wakayama M, Aoki N, Ohsugi R (2009) Overexpression of ZmDof1 in rice
alters carbohydrate and nitrogen partitioning. Plant Biology 2009, Hawaii,
USA, July 2009. P51014, Abstracts pp. 347.
Aoki N, Egami T, Kawakami A, Abiko T, Wakayama M, Sasaki H, Ohsugi R (2009) Genetic
modification of nitrogen use efficiency in potato and rice plants by introducing
a fungal glutamate dehydrogenase. Plant Biology 2009, Hawaii, USA, July
2009. P39004, Abstracts pp. 278.
Wakayama M, Abiko T, Asano T, Kawakami A, Egami T, Aoki N, Sasaki H, Ohsugi R (2008)
Analysis of carboxylic acids and amino acids in plant extracts by using
the capillary zone electrophoresis/ tandem mass spectroscopy. 5th International
Conference on Plant Metabolomics, Yokohama, JAPAN, July 2008. P060, Abstracts
Egami Ｔ, Aoki N, Sasaki H, Ohsugi R (2008) Biomass production, tuber yield and
photosynthesis in transgenic potato plants expressing a fungal glutamate
dehydrogenase. International Crop Science Congress, Jeju, Korea, April
2008. CS4-S3-P20, Abstract pp. 205.
Aoki N, Matsumoto T, Kawakami A, Abiko T, Sasaki H, Ohsugi R (2008) Genetic modification
of nitrogen use efficiency in rice plants by introducing a fungal glutamate
dehydrogenase. International Crop Science Congress, Jeju, Korea, April
2008. CS4-S3-P19, Abstract pp. 205.
Aoki N, Sasaki H, Egami T, Kisaka H, Miwa T, Ohsugi R (2006) Genetic engineering
to improve nitrogen use efficiency in crop plants. International Congress
of Plant Molecular Biology (ISPMB), August 2006, Adelaide, Australia. POS-TUE-174,
Abstracts pp. 120.