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Original Papers

2017年

  1. Yamaji, N., Takemoto, Y., Miyaji, T., Mitani-Ueno, N., Yoshida, K. T. and *Ma, J. F. 2017. Reducing phosphorus accumulation in rice grains with an impaired transporter in the node. Nature, 541: 92-95.
  2. Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2017. Node-controlled allocation of mineral elements in Poaceae. Current Opin. Plant Biol. 39: 18-24.
  3. Chen, Z. C., Yamaji, N., Horie, T., Che, J., An, G., Li, J. and Ma, J. F. 2017. A magnesium transporter OsMGT1 plays a critical role in salt tolerance in rice. Plant Physiol. pp. 00532.2017.
  4. Wang, S., Yoshinari, A., Shimada, T., Hara-Nishimura, I., Mitani-Ueno, N., Ma, J. F., Naito, S. and Takano, J. 2017. Polar localization of the NIP5; 1 boric acid channel is maintained by endocytosis and facilitates boron transport in Arabidopsis roots. Plant Cell 29: 824-842.
  5. Kobayashi, N. I., Yamaji, N., Yamamoto, H., Okubo, K., Ueno, H., Costa, A., Tanoi, K., Matsumura, H., Fujii-Kashino, M., Horiuchi, T., Al Nayef, M., Shabala, S., An, G., Ma, J. F. and Horie, T. 2017. OsHKT1; 5 mediates Na+ exclusion in the vasculature to protect leaf blades and reproductive tissues from salt toxicity in rice. Plant J. accepted.
  6. Ratcliffe, S., Jugdaohsingh, R., Vivancos, J., Marron, A., Deshmukh, R., Ma, J. F., Mitani-Ueno, N., Robertson, J., Wills, J., Boekschoten, M. V., Muller, M., Mawhinney, R. C., Kinrade, S. D., Isenring, P., Belanger, R. R. and Powell, J. J. 2017. Identification of a mammalian silicon transporter. Ameri. J. Physiol. - Cell Physiol. 312: C550-C561; DOI: 10.1152/ajpcell.00219.2015
  7. Chungopasta, S., Duangkheta, M., Tajima, S., Ma, J. F. and Nomura, M. 2017. Iron-induced nitric oxide leads to an increase in the expression of ferritin during the senescence of Lotus japonicas. J. Plant Physiol. 208: 40-46.
  8. Shao, J. F., Fujii-Kashino, M., Yamaji, N., Fukuoka, S., Shen, R. F. and Ma, J. F. 2017. Isolation and characterization of a rice line with high Cd accumulation for potential use of phytoremediation. Plant Soil 410: 357-368.
  9. Shao, J. F., Yamaji, N., Shen, R. F. and Ma, J. F. 2017. The Key to Mn homeostasis in plants: Regulation of Mn transporters. Trends Plant Sci. 22: 215-224

2016年

  1. Yokosho, K., Yamaji, N., Fujii-Kashino, M. and Ma, J. F. 2016 Retrotransposon-mediated aluminum tolerance through enhanced expression of the citrate transporter OsFRDL4. Plant Physiol. 172: 2327-2336.
  2. Wu, D., Yamaji, N., Yamane, M., Kashino-Fujii, M., Sato, K. and Ma, J. F. 2016. The HvNramp5 transporter mediates uptake of cadmium and manganese, but not iron. Plant Physiol. 172: 1899-1910.
  3. Mitani-Ueno, N., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2016. High silicon accumulation in the shoot is required for down-regulating the expression of Si transporter genes in rice. Plant Cell Physiol. 57:2510-2518
  4. Yokosho, K., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2016. OsFRDL1 expressed in nodes is required for distribution of iron to grains in rice. J. Exp. Bot. 67: 5485-5494.
  5. Huang, X. Y.,* Deng, F.,* Yamaji, N., Pinson, S. R. M, Fujii-Kashino, M., Danku, J., Douglas, A., Guerinot, M. L., Salt, D. E. and Ma, J. F. 2016. A heavy metal P-type ATPase OsHMA4 prevents copper accumulation in rice grain. Nat. Commun. 7:12138.
  6. Che, J., Yamaji, N. Shen, R. F. and Ma, J. F. 2016. An Al-inducible expansin gene, OsEXPA10 is involved in root cell elongation of rice. Plant J. 88: 132-142.
  7. Chen, Z. C., Yamaji, N., Fujii-Kashino, M. and Ma, J. F. 2016. A cation-chloride cotransporter gene is required for cell elongation and osmoregulation in rice. Plant Physiol. 171: 494-507.
  8. Yokosho, K., Yamaji, N., Mitani-Ueno, N., Shen, R. F. and Ma, J. F. 2016. An aluminum-inducible IREG gene is required for internal detoxification of aluminum in buckwheat. Plant Cell Physiol. 57:1169-1178.
  9. Sasaki, A., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2016. Transporters involved in mineral nutrient uptake in rice. J. Exp. Bot. 67: 3645-3653.
  10. Toda, Y., Wang, Y., Takahashi, A., Kawai, Y., Tada, Y., Yamaji, N., Ma, J. F., Ashikari, M., Kinoshita, T. 2016. Oryza sativa H+-ATPase (OSA) is involved in the regulation of dumbbell-shaped guard cells of rice. Plant Cell Physiol. 57: 1220-1230.
  11. Clemens, S. and Ma, J. F. 2016. Toxic Heavy Metal and Metalloid Accumulation in Crop Plants and Foods. Annu. Rev. Plant Biol. 67: 489-512.
  12. Yokosho, K., Yamaji, N., Fujii-Kashino, M. and Ma, J. F. 2016. Functional analysis of a MATE gene OsFRDL2 revealed its involvement in Al-induced secretion of citrate, but a lower contribution to Al tolerance in rice. Plant Cell Physiol. 57: 976-985.
  13. Che, J., Yamaji, N., Shao, J. F., Ma, J. F. and Shen, R. F. 2016. Silicon decreases both uptake and root-to-shoot translocation of manganese in rice. J. Exp. Bot. 67: 1535-1544.
  14. Suzuki, K., Yamaji, N., Costa, A., Okuma, E., Kobayashi, N. I., Kashiwagi, T., Katsuhara, M., Wang, C., Tanoi, K., Murata, Y., Schroeder, J. I., Ma, J. F. and Horie, T. 2016. OsHKT1;4-mediated Na+ transport in stems contributes to Na+ exclusion from leaf blades of rice at the reproductive growth stage upon salt stress. BMC Plant Biol. 16: 22.

2015年

  1. Ueno, D., Sasaki, A., Yamaji, N., Miyaji, T., Fujii, Y., Takemoto, Y., Moriyama, S., Che, J., Moriyama, Y., Iwasaki, K. and Ma, J. F.2015. A polarly localized transporter for efficient manganese uptake in rice. Nature Plants DOI:10.1038/nplants.2015.170
  2. Yamaji, N., Sakurai, G., Mitani-Ueno, N. and Ma, J. F.2015. Orchestration of three transporters and distinct vascular structures in node for intervascular transfer of silicon in rice.Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 112:11401-11406 doi/10.1073/pnas.1508987112.
  3. Sasaki, A., Yamaji, N., Mitani-Ueno, N., Kashino, M. and Ma, J. F. 2015.A node-localized transporter OsZIP3 is responsible for the preferential distribution of Zn to developing tissues in rice.Plant J.84:374-384
  4. Yokosho, K. and Ma, J. F. 2015. Transcriptional Regulation of Al Tolerance in Plants.In Signaling,Communication in Plants, Vol. 24, Sanjib Kumar Panda and František Baluška (Eds): Aluminum Stress Adaptation in Plants.pp. 37-46
  5. 山地直樹、馬 建鋒 2015 酸性土壌を突破する植物の戦略 化学と生物 53:529-534
  6. 馬 建鋒 「新学術領域研究「大地環境変動に対する植物の生存・成長」 日本数理生物学会ニュースレター 76:1-2
  7. Chen, Z. C. and Ma, J. F. 2015. Improving nitrogen use efficiency in rice through enhancing root nitrate uptake mediated by a nitrate transporter, NRT1.1B.J. Genet. Genomics 42: 463-465. DOI 10.1016/j.jgg.2015.08.003
  8. Shao, J. F., Che, J., Chen, R. F., Ma, J. F. and Shen, R. F. 2015 Effect of in planta phosphorus on aluminum-induced inhibition of root elongation in wheat.Plant Soil 395 :307-315. DOI 10.1007/s11104-015-2566-6
  9. Chen, Y., Moore, K. L., Miller, A. J., McGrath, S. P., Ma, J. F. and Zhao, F. J. 2015. The role of nodes in arsenic storage and distribution in rice. J. Exp. Bot. 66: 3717-3724 doi:10.1093/jxb/erv164
  10. Wu, D., Sato, K. and Ma, J. F. 2015. Genome-wide association mapping of cadmium accumulation in different organs of barley.New Phytol.208: 817-829 doi: 10.1111/nph.13512
  11. Ma, J. F. and Yamaji, N. 2015. A cooperative system of silicon transport in plants. Trends Plant Sci. 20:435-442. doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2015.04.007
  12. Miyaji, T., Kuromori, T., Takeuchi, Y., Yamaji, N., Yokosho, K., Shimazawa, A., Sugimoto, E., Omote, H., Ma, J. F., Shinozaki, K. and Moriyama, Y. 2015. tPHT4; 4 is a chloroplast-localized ascorbate transporter in Arabidopsis Nat. Commun. 6:5928 doi: 10.1038/ncomms6928.
  13. Chen, J., Wang, Y., Wang, F., Yang, J., Gao, M., Li, C., Liu, Y., Liu, Y., Yamaji, N., Ma, J. F., Paz-Ares, J., Nussaume, L., Zhang, S., Yi, K., Wu, Z. and Wu, P. 2015. The rice CK2 kinase regulates trafficking of phosphate transporters in response to phosphate levels.Plant Cell, 27: 711-723 10.1105/tpc.114.135335 
  14. Ashikari, M. and Ma, J. F. 2015. Exploring the power of plants to overcome environmental stresses. Rice, 8:10, DOI 10.1186/s12284-014-0037-y
  15. Wang, W., Zhao, X. Q., Chen. R. F., Dong, X. Y., Lan, P., Ma, J. F. and Shen, R. F. 2015. Altered cell wall properties are responsible for ammonium-reduced aluminium accumulation in rice roots. Plant Cell Environ. 38: 1382-1390. doi: 10.1111/pce.12490
  16. Matsunaga, W., Ohama, N., Tanabe, N., Masuta, Y., Masuda, S., Mitani, N.,Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K., Ma, J.F., Kato, A. and Ito, H. 2015. A small RNA mediated regulation of a stress-activated retrotransposon and the tissue specific transposition during the reproductive period in Arabidopsis. Front. Plant Sci. 6:48. doi:10.3389/fpls.2015.00048
  17. Wang, H., Chen, R. F., Iwashita, T., Shen, R. F. and Ma, J. F. 2015. Physiological characterization of aluminum tolerance and accumulation in tartary and wild buckwheat.New Phytol. 205:273-279. doi: 10.1111/nph.13011
  18. Sakurai, G, Satake A, Yamaji N, Mitani-Ueno N, Yokozawa M, Feugier FG, Ma JF. 2015. In silico simulation modeling reveals the importance of the Caspian strip for efficient silicon uptake in rice roots. Plant Cell Physiol. 56: 631-639
  19. Ma, J. F. Chapter 20 Silicon.In: Handbook of Plant Nutrition. Edited by Barker, A. and Pilbeam, D.CRC Press. pp. 681-695.

2014年

  1. Song, W. Y., Yamaki, T., Yamaji, N., Ko, D., Jung, K. H., Fujii-Kashino, M., An, G., Martinoia, E., Lee, Y. and Ma, J. F. 2014. A rice ABC transporter, OsABCC1, reduces arsenic accumulation in the grain. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 111: 15699-15704.
  2. Yokosho, K., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2014. Global transcriptome analysis of Al-induced genes in an Al-accumulating species, common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench). Plant Cell Physiol. 55: 2077-2091.doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcu135
  3. Sasaki, A., Yamaji , N. and Ma, J. F. 2014. Overexpression of OsHMA3 enhances Cd tolerance and expression of Zn transporter genes in rice. J. Exp. Bot. 65: 6013-6021.
  4. Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2014. The node, a hub for nutrient distribution in gramineous plants. Trends in Plant Sci. 19: 556-563.
  5. Xia, J., Yamaji, N., Che, J., Shen, R. F. and Ma, J. F. 2014. Differential expression of Nrat1 is responsible for Al-tolerance QTL on chromosome 2 in rice. J. Exp. Bot. 65:4297-4304.
  6. Dallagnol1, L. J., Rodrigues, F. A., Mielli, M. V. B. and Ma, J. F. 2014. Rice grain resistance to brown spot and yield are increased by silicon. Tropical Plant Pathol. 39: 056-063.
  7. Xia, J., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2014. An appropriate concentration of arginine is required for normal root growth in rice. Plant Signaling & Behavior 9: e28717
  8. Xia, J., Yamaji, N., Che, J., Shen, R. and Ma, J. F. 2014. Normal root elongation requires arginine produced by argininosuccinate lyase in rice. Plant J. 78: 215-226.
  9. Milner, M., Mitani-Ueno, N., Yamaji, N., Yokosho, K., Craft, E., Fei, Z., Ebbs, S., Zambrano, M., Ma, J. F*. Kochian, L*. 2014. Root and shoot transcriptome analysis of two ecotypes of Noccaea caerulescens uncovers the role of NcNramp1 in Cd hyperaccumulation. Plant J. 78: 398-410 (*co-corresponding author).
  10. Ma, J. F., Chen, Z. C. and Shen, R. F. 2014. Molecular mechanisms of Al tolerance in gramineous plants. Plant Soil 381:1-12.
  11. Mitani-Ueno, N., Ogai, H., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2014. Physiological and molecular characterization of Si uptake in wild rice species. Physiol. Plant. 151: 200-207.

2013年

  1. Yamaji, N., Sasaki, A., Xia, J.X., Yokosho, K and Ma, J.F. 2013. Anode-based switch for preferential distribution of manganese in rice. Nat. Commun. 4:2442 doi: 10.1038/ncomms3442.
  2. Deng , F., Yamaji, N., Xia, J. and, Ma J. F. (2013) A member of heavy metal P-type ATPase OsHMA5 is involved in xylem loading of copper in rice. Plant Physiol. 163: 1353-1362.
  3. Chen, Z., Fujii, Y., Yamaji, N., Masuda, S., Takemoto, Y., Kamiya, T., Yusuyin, Y., Iwasaki, K., Kato, S., Maeshima, M., Ma, J.F. and Ueno D (2013) Mn tolerance in rice is mediated by MTP8.1, a member of the cation diffusion facilitator family. J. Exp. Bot. 64: 4375-4387.
  4. Xia, J. X., Yamaji, N., Ma, J. F. 2013. A plasma membrane-localized small peptide is involved in rice Al tolerance. Plant J. 76, 345-355
  5. Chen, Z. C., Yokosho, K., Kashino, M., Zhao, F. J., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2013.Adaptation to acidic soil is achieved by increased cis-acting element numbers regulating ALMT1 expression in Holcus lanatus. Plant J. 76: 10-23
  6. Ando, E., Ohnishi, M., Wang, Y., Matsushita, T., Watanabe, A., Hayashi, Y., Fujii, M., Ma, J. F., Inoue, S. and Toshinori Kinoshita, T. 2013. TWIN SISTER OF FT, GIGANTEA, and CONSTANS have a positive but indirect effect on blue light-induced stomatal opening in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. 162: 1529-1538.
  7. Yamaji, N., Xia, J. X., Mitani-Ueno, N., Yokosho, K. and Ma, J. F. 2013. Preferential delivery of Zn to developing tissues in rice is mediated by a P-type ATPases, OsHMA2. Plant Physiol. 162: 927-939.
  8. Sakuma, S., Pourkheirandish, M., Hensel, G ., Kumlehn, J., Stein, N., Tagiri, A ., Yamaji, N ., Ma, J. F., Sassa, H., Koba, T., and Komatsuda, T. 2013. Divergence of expression pattern contributed to neofunctionalization of duplicated HD-Zip I transcription factor in barley. New Phytol. 197: 939-948
  9. Takanashi, K., Yokosho, K., Saeki, K., Sugiyama, A., Sato, S., Tabata, S., Ma, J. F. and Yazaki, K. 2013. LjMATE1: A citrate transporter responsible for iron supply to the nodule infection zone of Lotus japonicas. Plant Cell Physiol. 54: 585-594.
  10. Ma, J. F. 2013. Silicon Transporters. V.N. Uversky, R.H. Kretsinger, E.A. Permyakov (eds.), Encyclopedia of Metalloproteins, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-1533-6, Springer.

2012年

  1. Zheng, L. Q., Yamaji, N., Yokosho, K. and Ma, J. F. 2012. YSL16 is a phloem-localized transporter of the copper-nicotianamine complex that is responsible for copper distribution in rice. Plant Cell 24: 3767-3782.
  2. Suzuki, S., Ma, J. F., Yamamoto, N., Hattori, T., Sakamoto, M. and Umezawa, T. 2012. Silicon deficiency promotes lignin accumulation in rice. Plant Biotechnol., 29: 391-394.
  3. Ma, J. F. 2012. Silicon Transporters. V.N. Uversky, R.H. Kretsinger, E.A. Permyakov (eds.), Encyclopedia of Metalloproteins, DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-1533-6, Springer.
  4. Yamaji, N., Chiba, Y., Mitani-Ueno, N. and Ma, J. F. 2012. Functional characterization of a silicon transporter gene implicated in silicon distribution in barley. Plant Physiol. 160:1491-1497.
  5. Tsutsui, T., Yamaji, N., Huang, C. H., Motoyama, R., Nagamura, Y. and Ma, J. F. 2012. Comparative genome-wide transcriptional analysis of Al-responsive genes reveals novel Al tolerance mechanisms in rice. PLoS ONE 7(10): e48197. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048197.
  6. Chen, Z. C. and Ma, J. F. 2012 Magnesium transporters and its role in Al tolerance in higher plants. Plant Soil, DOI 10.1007/s11104-012-1433-y
  7. Sasaki, A., Yamaji, N., Yokosho, K. and Ma, J. F. 2012. Nramp5 is a major transporter responsible for manganese and cadmium uptake in rice. Plant Cell 24: 2155-2167.
  8. Chen, Z. C., Yamaji, N., Motoyama, R., Nagamura, Y. and Ma, J. F. 2012. Up-regulation of a magnesium transporter gene OsMGT1 is required for conferring aluminum tolerance in rice. Plant Physiol 159:1624-1633.
  9. 山地直樹・馬 建鋒 2012. 近年の農業へのケイ酸利用と研究。1.植物のケイ酸栄養と輸送. 日本土壌肥料学雑誌 83: 319-325
  10. Yamamoto, T., Nakamura, A., Iwai, H., Ishii, T., Ma, J. F., Yokoyama, R., Nishitani, K., Satoh, S. and Furukawa, J. 2012. Effect of silicon deficiency on secondary cell wall synthesis in rice leaf. J Plant Res 125:771-779
  11. Delhaize, E., Ma, J. F. and Ryan, PR. 2012. Transcriptional regulation of aluminium tolerance genes. Trends Plant Sci. 17: 341-348
  12. Milner, M. J., Craft, E., Yamaji, N., Koyama, E., Ma, J. F. and Kochian, L. V. 2012. Characterization of the high affinity Zn transporter from Noccaea caerulescens, NcZNT1, and dissection of its promoter for its role in Zn uptake and hyperaccumulation. New Phytol. 195: 113-123.
  13. Fujii, M., Yokosho, K., Yamaji, N., Saisho, D., Yamane, M., Takahashi, H., Sato, K., Nakazono, M. and Ma, J. F. 2012. Acquisition of aluminium tolerance by modification of a single gene in barley. Nature Communications, 3:713 doi: 10.1038/ncomms1726.
  14. Montpetit, J., Vivancos, J., Mitani-Ueno, N., Yamaji, N., Remus-Borel, W., Belzile, F., Ma, J. F. and Richard R. Belanger, R.R. 2012. Cloning, functional characterization and heterologous expression of TaLsi1, a wheat silicon transporter gene. Plant Mol Biol 79:35-46
  15. Huang, C. F., Yamaji, N., Chen, Z. and Ma, J. F. 2012. A tonoplast-localized half-size ABC transporter is required for internal detoxification of aluminum in rice. Plant J. 69: 857-867
  16. Huang, C. F., Yamaji, N., Ono, K. and Ma, J. F. 2012. A leucine-rich repeat receptor-like kinase gene is involved in the specification of outer cell layers in rice roots. Plant J. 69: 565-576

2011年

  1. Sasaki, A., Yamaji, N., Xia, J. X. and Ma, J. F. 2011. OsYSL6 is involved in the detoxification of excess manganese in rice. Plant Physiol. 157: 1832-1840.
  2. Yokosho, K., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2011. An Al-inducible MATE gene is involved in external detoxification of Al in rice.  Plant J. 68: 1061-1069
  3. Ma, J. F. Silicon. In Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants. Third Edition, Ed, Marschner P. Elsevier. pp.257-261.
  4. Ma, J. F. Aluminum. In Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants. Third Edition, Ed, Marschner P. Elsevier. pp.268.
  5. Chen, G., Komatsuda, T., Ma, J. F., Li, C., Yamaji, N. and Nevo, E. 2011. A functional cutin matrix is required for plant protection against water loss. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 6: 1297-1299
  6. Yordem, B. K., Conte, S, S., Ma, J. F., Yokosho, K., Vasques, K. A., Gopalsamy, S. N. and Walker, E. L. 2011. Brachypodium distachyon as a new model system for understanding iron homeostasis in grasses: phylogenetic and expression analysis of Yellow Stripe-Like (YSL) transporters. Ann. Bot. 108:821-833
  7. Chen, G., Komatsuda, T., Ma, J. F., Christiane Nawrath, C., Pourkheirandish, M., Tagiri, A., Hu, Y. G., Sameri, M., Li, X., Zhao, X., Liu, Y., Li, C., Ma, X., Wang, A., Nair, S.,Wang, N., Miyao, A., Sakuma, S., Yamaji, N., Zheng, X. and Nevo, E. 2011. An ATP-binding cassette subfamily G full transporter is essential for the retention of leaf water in both wild barley and rice.  Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 108: 12354-12359
  8. Ma, J. F., Yamaji, N. and Mitani-Ueno, N. 2011. Transport of silicon from roots to panicles in plants. Proc. Jpn. Acad., Ser. B, 87: 377-385.
  9. Tsutsui1, T., Yamaji, N., and Ma, J. F. 2011.  Identification of a cis-acting element of ART1, a C2H2-type zinc finger transcription factor for aluminum tolerance in rice.  Plant Physiol. 156: 925-931
  10. Mitani-Ueno, N., Yamaji, N., Zhao, F. J. and Ma, J. F. 2011. Aromatic/arginine selectivity filter of NIP aquaporins plays a critical role in substrate selectivity for silicon, boron and arsenic. J. Exp. Bot. 62: 4391-4398.
  11. Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2011. Further characterization of a rice Si efflux transporter, Lsi2.  Soil Sci. Plant Nutr., 57: 259-564.
  12. Moore, K. L., Schröder, M., Wu, Z. C., Martin, B. G. H., Hawes, C. R., Mcgrath, S. P., Hawkesford, M. J., Ma, J. F., Zhao, F. J. and Grovenor, C. R. M. 2011. High resolution secondary ion mass spectrometry reveals the contrasting subcellular distribution of arsenic and silicon in rice roots.  Plant Physiol. 156: 913-924
  13. Mitani-Ueno, N., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2011 Silicon efflux transporters isolated from two pumpkin cultivars contrasting in Si uptake. Plant Signaling & Behavior, 6: 991 – 994.
  14. Ueno, D., Milner, M., Yamaji, N., Yokosho, K., Koyama, E., Zambrano, C., Kaskie, M., Ebbs, S., Kochian, L., Ma, J. F. 2011. Elevated expression of TcHMA3 plays a key role in the extreme Cd tolerance in a Cd-hyperaccumulating ecotype of Thlaspi caerulescens. Plant J., 66: 852-862
  15. Ueno, D., Koyama, E., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2011. Physiological, genetic, and molecular characterization of a high-Cd-accumulating rice cultivar, Jarjan.  J. Expt. Bot. 62: 2265-2272.
  16. Mitani, N., Yamaji, N., Ago, Y., Iwasaki, K. and Ma, J. F. 2011.  Isolation and functional characterization of an influx silicon transporter in two pumpkin cultivars contrasting in Si accumulation.Plant J., 66: 231–240.
  17. Zheng, L., Fujii, M.,Yamaji, N., Sasaki, A., Yamane, M., Sakurai, I., Sato, K. and Ma, J. F. 2011. Isolation and characterization of a barley yellow stripe-like gene, HvYSL5.  Plant Cell Physiol., 52: 765–774.
  18. Xia, J. X., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2011. Further characterization of an aluminum influx transporter in rice. Plant Signal Behavior, 6: 160-163.

2010

  1. Xia, J. X., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2010. A plasma membrane-localized transporter for aluminum in rice. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA doi/10.1073/pnas.1004949107
  2. Ueno, D, Yamaji, N., Kono, I., Huang, C. F., Ando, T., Yano, M. and Ma, J. F. (2010) Gene limiting cadmium accumulation in rice. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA doi:10.1073/pnas.1005396107.
  3. 牧野周・山谷知行・鎌田淳・落合久美子・小山博之・馬 建鋒・渡部敏裕. 2010.
    植物のミネラルストレス応答. 日本土壌肥料学雑誌 81: 181-189
  4. Huang, C. F., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2010. Knockout of a bacterial-type ABC transporter gene, AtSTAR1, results in increased Al sensitivity in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 153:1669-1677
  5. Zhao, X. Q., Mitani, N., Yamaji, N., Shen, R. F. and Ma, J. F. 2010. Involvement of silicon influx transporter OsNIP2;1 in selenite uptake in rice.  Plant Physiol. 153:1871–1877
  6. 馬 建鋒・山地直樹. 2010. 植物におけるミネラル関連トランスポーター. 植物の
    生長調節. 45: 49-57
  7. Ma, J. F. and Ryan, P. 2010. Understanding how plants cope with acid soils. Func. Plant Biol. 37: iii-vi.
  8. Yokosho, K., Yamaji, N., and Ma, J. F. 2010. Isolation and characterization of two MATE genes in rye.  Func. Plant Biol. 37: 296–303
  9. Isa, M., Bai, S., Yokoyama, T., Ma, J. F., Ishibashi, Y, Yuasa, T. and Iwaya-Inoue, M. 2010. Silicon enhances growth independent of silica deposition in a low-silica rice mutant, lsi1.  Plant Soil 331: 361-375
  10. Zhao, F. J., Ago, Y., Mitani, N., Li, R. Y., Su, Y. H., Yamaji, N., McGrath, S. P. and Ma, J. F. 2010. The role of the rice aquaporin Lsi1 in arsenite efflux from roots. New Phytol. 186: 392–399

2009

  1. Ueno, D., Koyama, E., Kono, I., Ando, T., Yano, M. and Ma, J. F. 2009. Identification of a novel major quantitative trait locus controlling distribution of Cd between roots and shoots in rice. Plant Cell Physiol. 50:2223-2233.
  2. Ma, J. F. and Ling, H. Q. 2009. Iron for plants and humans. Plant Soil 325: 1-3.
  3. Yamaji, N., Huang, C. F., Nagao, S., Yano, M., Sato, Y., Nagamura, Y. and Ma, J. F. 2009. A Zn-finger transcription factor ART1 regulates multiple genes implicated in aluminum tolerance in rice. Plant Cell 21: 3339-3349
  4. Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2009. A transporter at the node responsible for inter-vascular transfer of silicon in rice. Plant Cell 21:2878-2883
  5. Brunings, A. M., Datnoff, L. E., Ma, J. F., Mitani, N., Nagamura, Y., Rathinasabapathi, B. and Kirst, M. 2009. Differential gene expression of rice in response to silicon and rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae Ann. Appl. Biol. 155: 161-170.
  6. Li, R.Y., Ago, Y., Liu, W. J., Mitani, N., Feldmann, J., McGrath, S. P., Ma, J. F. and Zhao, F. J. 2009. The rice aquaporin Lsi1 mediates uptake of methylated arsenic species. Plant Physiol.150: 2071-2080.
  7. Mitani, N., Chiba, Y., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2009. Identification and characterization of maize and barley Lsi-2-like silicon efflux transporters reveals a distinct silicon uptake system from that in rice. Plant Cell 21:2133-2142.
  8. Ueno, D., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2009. Further characterization of ferric-phytosiderophore transporters ZmYS1 and HvYS1 in maize and barley. J. Exp. Bot. 60: 3513-3520.
  9. Ueno, D. and Ma, J. F. 2009. Secretion time of phytosiderophore differs in two perennial grasses and is controlled by temperature. Plant Soil 323: 335-341.
  10. Li, R. Y., Stroud, J. L., Ma, J. F., McGrath, S. P. and Zhao, F. J. 2009. Mitigation of arsenic accumulation in rice with water management and silicon fertilization. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43: 3778-3783.
  11. Huang, C. F., Yamaji, N., Nishimura, M., Tajima, S. and Ma, J. F. 2009. A rice mutant sensitive to Al toxicity is defective in the specification of root outer cell layers. Plant Cell Physiol. 50: 976-985.
  12. Ueno, D., Kono, I., Yokosho, K., Ando, T., Yano, M. and Ma, J. F. 2009. A major quantitative trait locus controlling cadmium translocation in rice (Oryza sativa). New Phytologist 182: 644-653.
  13. Kamiya, T., Tanaka, M., Mitani, N., Ma, J. F., Maeshima, M. and Fujiwara, T. 2009. NIP1;1, an aquaporin homolog, determines the arsenite sensitivity of Arabidopsis thaliana. J. Biol. Chem. 284: 2114-2120.
  14. Koster, J. R., Bol, R., Leng, M. J., Parker, A. G., Sloane, H. J. and Ma, J. F. 2009. Effects of active silicon uptake by rice on 29Si fractionation in various plant parts. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 23: 2398-2402.
  15. Zhao, F. J., Ma, J. F., Meharg, A. A. and McGrath, S. P. 2009. Arsenic uptake and metabolism in plants. New Phytol. 181: 777-794.
  16. Dallagnol, L. J., Rodrigues, F. A., Mielli, M. V. B., Ma, J. F. and Datnoff, L. E. 2009. Defective active silicon uptake affects some components of rice resistance to brown spot. Phytopathology 99: 116-121.
  17. Huang, C. F., Yamaji, N., Mitani, N., Yano, M. Nagamura, Y. and Ma, J. F. 2009. A bacterial-type ABC transporter is involved in aluminum tolerance in rice. Plant Cell 21: 655-667.
  18. Chiba, Y., Yamaji, N., Mitani, N. and Ma, J. F. 2009. HvLsi1 is a silicon influx transporter in barley. Plant J. 57: 810-818.
  19. Mitani, N., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2009. Identification of maize silicon influx transporters. Plant Cell Physiol. 50: 5-12.
  20. Yokosho, K., Yamaji, N., Ueno, D, Mitani, N. and Ma, J. F. 2009. OsFRDL1 is a citrate transporter required for efficient translocation. Plant Physiol. 149: 297-305.

2008

  1. Ma, J. F., Yamaji, N., Mitani, N., Xu, X. Y., Su, Y. H., McGrath, S. and Zhao, F. J. 2008. Transporters of arsenite in rice and their role in arsenic accumulation in rice grain. PNAS 105: 9931-9935.
  2. Xing, J. P., Jiang, R. F., Ueno, D., Ma, J. F., Schat, H., McGrath, S. P. and Zhao, F. J. 2008. Variation in root-to-shoot translocation of cadmium and zinc among different accessions of the hyperaccumulators Thlaspi caerulescens and Thlaspi praecox. New Phytol. 178: 315 325.
  3. Dong, X. Y., Shen, R. F., Chen, R. F., Zhu, Z. L. and Ma, J. F. 2008. Secretion of malate and citrate from roots is related to high Al-resistance in Lespedeza bicolor. Plant Soil 306:139 147.
  4. Mitani, N., Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F. 2008. Characterization of substrate specificity of a rice silicon transporter, Lsi1. Pflugers Arch-Eur. J. Physiol. 456: 679-686.
  5. Ueno, D., Iwashita, T., Zhao, F. J. and Ma, J. F. 2008. Characterization of Cd translocation and identification of the Cd form in xylem sap of the Cd-hyperaccumulator Arabidopsis halleri. Plant Cell Physiol. 49: 540-548.
  6. Tamai, K. and Ma, J. F. 2008. Reexamination of silicon effects on rice growth and production under field conditions using a low silicon mutant. Plant Soil 307: 21-27.
  7. Yamaji, N., Mitatni, N. and Ma, J. F. 2008. A Transporter regulating silicon distribution in rice shoots. Plant Cell 20: 1381-1389.
  8. Ma, J. F. and Yamaji, N. 2008. Functions and transport of silicon in plants. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 65: 3049-3057.
  9. Murata,Y., Harada, E., Sugase, K., Namba, K., Horikawa, M., Ma, J. F., Yamaji, N., Ueno, D., Nomoto, K., Iwashita, T. and Kusumoto, S. 2008. Specific transporter for iron(III)-phytosiderophore complex involved in iron uptake by barley roots. Pure Appl. Chem. 80: 2689-2697.

2007

  1. Ma, J. F., Yamaji, N., Mitani, M.,Tamai, K., Konishi, S., Fujiwara, T., Katsuhara, M. and Yano, M. 2007. An efflux transporter of silicon in rice. Nature 448: 209-211
  2. Furukawa, J., Yamaji, N., Wang, H., Mitani, N., Murata, Y., Sato, K., Katsuhara, M., Takeda, K., and Ma, J. F. 2007. An aluminum-activated citrate transporter in barley. Plant Cell Physiol. 48:1081-1091.
  3. Ma, J. F. 2007. Syndrome of aluminum toxicity and diversity of aluminum resistance in higher plants. International Review of Cytology 264: 225-252.
  4. Cheng, L., Wang, F., Huang, F., Zheng , L., He, F., Li , J., Zhao, F-J., Ueno, D., Ma, J. F., Shou, H. and Wu, P. 2007. Mutation in nicotianamine aminotransferease stimulated the Fe(II) acquisition system and led to iron accumulation in rice. Plant Physiol. 145: 1647-1657.
  5. Ma, J. F., Yamaji, N., Tamai, K. and Mitani, N. 2007. Genotypic difference in Si uptake and expression of Si transporter genes in rice. Plant Physiol., 145: 919-924.
  6. Xue, Y., Jiang, L., Su, N., Wang, J. K., Deng, P., Ma, J. F., Zhai, H. Q. and Wan, J. M. 2007. The genetic basic and fine-mapping of a stable quantitative-trait loci for aluminium tolerance in rice. Planta  227: 255-262.
  7. Shibata, M., Konno, T., Akaike, R., Xu, Y., Shen, R. and Ma, J. F.:2007. Phytoremediation of Pb contaminated soil with polymer-coated EDTA. Plant Soil 290: 201-208.
  8. Yamaji, N. and Ma, J. F.: 2007. Spatial distribution and temporal variation of the rice silicon transporter Lsi1. Plant Physiol. 143: 1306-1313.
  9. Ueno, D., Rombola, A., Iwashita, T., Nomoto, K. and Ma, J. F. 2007. :Identification of two novel phytosiderophores secreted from perennial grasses. New Phytol. 174:304-310.
  10. Xu, Y., Yamaji, N., Shen, R. F. and Ma, J. F. 2007. Sorghum roots are inefficient in uptake of EDTA chelated Pb. Ann. Bot. 99: 869-875.

2006

  1. Ma, J. F., Tamai, K., Yamaji, N., Mitani, N., Konishi, S., Katsuhara, M., Ishiguro, M., Murata, Y. and Yano, M. 2006. A silicon transporter in rice. Nature 440: 688-691.
  2. Murata, K., Ma, J. F., Yamaji, N., Ueno, D., Nomoto, K. And Iwashita, T. 2006. A specific transporter for iron(III)-phytosiderophore in barley roots. Plant J. 46: 563-572.
  3. Ma, J. F. and Yamaji, N. 2006. Silicon uptake and accumulation in higher plants. Trends in Plant Sci. 11, 392-397.
  4. Wu, Q. S., Wan, X. Y., Su, N., Cheng, Z. J., Wang, J. K., Lei, C. L., Zhang, X., Jiang, L., Ma, J. F. and Wan, J. M. 2006. Genetic dissection of silicon uptake ability in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Sci. 171: 441-448.
  5. Shen, R. F., Chen, R. F. and Ma, J. F. 2006. Buckwheat accumulates aluminum in leaves but not in seeds. Plant Soil 284: 265-271.
  6. Chen, R. F., Shen, R. F., Gu, P., Dong, X. Y., Du, C. W. and Ma, J. F. 2006. Response of rice (Oryza sativa) with root surface iron plaque under aluminium stress. Ann. Bot. 98: 389-395.
  7. Xue, Y., Wan, J. M., Jiang, L. Liu, L. L., Su, N., Zhai, H. Q. and Ma, J. F. 2006. QTL analysis of aluminum resistance in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Soil 287: 375-383.

2005

  1. Ma, J. F. 2005. Physiological mechanism of Al resistance in higher plants. Soil Sci. Plant Nutr. 51: 609-612.
  2. Ma, J. F., Nagao, S., Huang, C. F., Nishimura, M. 2005. Isolation and characterization of a rice mutant hypersensitive to Al. Plant Cell Physiol. 46: 1054 1061.
  3. Ma, J. F. 2005. Plant root responses to three abundant soil mineral: silicon, aluminum and iron. Crit. Rev. Plant Sci. 24: 267-281.
  4. Mitani, M., Ma, J. F. and Iwashita, T. 2005. Identification of silicon form in the xylem of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Cell Physiol. 46: 279-283.
  5. Mitani, N., Ma, J. F. 2005. Uptake system of silicon in different plant species. J. Exp. Bot. 56: 1255-1261.
  6. Ueno, D., Ma, J. F., Iwashita, T., Zhao, F. J. and McGrath, S. P. 2005. Identification of the form of Cd in the leaves of a superior Cd-accumulating ecotype of Thlaspi caerulescens using 113Cd-NMR. Planta 221: 928-936.
  7. Ma, J. F., Ueno, D., Zhao, F. J. and McGrath, S. P. 2005. Subcellular localisation of Cd and Zn in the leaves of a Cd-hyperaccumulating ecotype of Thlaspi caerulescens. Planta 220:731-736.

2004

  1. Shen, R. F., Iwashita, T. and Ma, J. F. 2004. Form of Al changes with Al concentration in leaves of buckwheat. J. Exp. Bot. 55: 131-136.
  2. Ma, J. F. 2004. Role of silicon in enhancing the resistance of plants to biotic and abiotic stresses. Soil Sci. Plant Nutr. 50: 11-18.
  3. Ma, J. F., Shen, R., Nagao, S. and Tanimoto E.2004. Aluminum targets elongating cells by reducing cell wall extensibility in wheat roots. Plant Cell Physiol. 45: 583-589.
  4. Ma, J. F., Nagao, S., Sato, K., Ito, H., Furukawa, J. and Takeda, K. 2004. Molecular mapping of a gene responsible for Al-activated secretion of citrate in barley. J. Exp. Bot. 55: 1335-1341.
  5. Ueno, D., Zhao, F. J. Shen R. and Ma, J. F. 2004. Cadmium and zinc accumulation by the hyperaccumulator Thlaspi caerulescens from soils enriched with insoluble metal compounds. Soil Sci. Plant Nutr. 50: 511-515.
  6. Ueno, D., Zhao, F. J. and Ma, J. F. 2004. Interactions between Cd and Zn in relation to their hyperaccumulation in Thlaspi caerulescens. Soil Sci. Plant Nutr. 50: 591-597.
  7. Ma, J. F. Mitani, M., Nagao, S., Konishi, S., Tamai, K., Iwashita, T. and Yano. M. 2004. Characterization of Si uptake system and molecular mapping of Si transporter gene in rice. Plant Physiol. 136: 3284 3289.
  8. Ma, J. F., Higashitani, A., Sato, K. and Tateda, K. 2004. Genotypic variation in Fe concentration of barley grain. Soil Sci. Plant Nutr. 50: 1115-1117.

2003

  1. Ma, J. F., Higashitani, A., Sato, K. and Tateda, K. 2003. Genotypic variation in Si content of barley grain. Plant Soil 249: 383-387.
  2. Zhao, Z., Ma, J. F., Sato, K. and Takeda, K. 2003. Differential Al resistacne and citrate secretion in barley (Hodeum vulgare L.). Planta 217: 794-800.
  3. Tamai, K. and Ma, J. F. 2003. Characterization of silicon uptake by rice roots. New Phytol. 158: 431-436.
  4. Hayes, J. and Ma, J. F. 2003. Al-induced efflux of organic acid anions is poorly associated with internal organic acid metabolism in triticale roots. J. Exp. Bot. 54: 1753-1759.
  5. Ma, J. F. and Furukawa, J. 2003. Recent progress in the research of external Al detoxification in higher plants-a mini review. J. Inorg. Biochem. 97: 46-51.
  6. Ma, J. F., Ueno, H., Ueno, D., Rombola, A. D. and Iwashita, T. 2003. Characterization of phytosiderophore secretion under Fe deficiency stress in Festuca rubra. Plant Soil 256: 131-137.

2002

  1. Shen, R. F., Ma, J. F., Kyo, M. and Iwashita, T. 2002. Compartmentation of aluminium in leaves of an Al-accumulator, Fagopyrum esculentum Moench. Planta 215:394-398.
  2. Ma, J. F., Shen, R., Zhao, Z., Wissuwa, M., Takeuchi, Y., Ebitani, T. and Yano, M. 2002. Response of rice to Al stress and identification of quantitative trait loci for Al tolerance. Plant Cell Physiol. 43:652-659.
  3. Li, X. F., Ma, J. F. and Matsumoto, H. 2002. Aluminum-induced secretion of both citrate and malate in rye. Plant Soil 242: 235-243.
  4. Ma, J. F., Tamai, K., Ichii, M. and Wu, K. 2002. A rice mutant defective in active Si uptake. Plant Physiol. 130: 2111-2117.
  5. Li, X. F., Ma, J. F. and Matsumoto, H. 2002. Root-cap mucilage binds aluminum and accumulates organic acids in Zea mays L. J. Plant Physiol. Mol. Biol. 28: 121-126.

2001

  1. Shen, R and Ma, J. F. 2001. Distribution and mobility of aluminium in an Al-accumulating plant, Fagopyrum esculentum Moench. J. Expt. Bot. 52: 1683-1687.
  2. Ma, J. F., Goto, S., Tamai, K and Ichii, M. 2001. Role of root hairs and lateral roots in silicon uptake by rice. Plant Physiol. 127: 1773-1780.
  3. Ma, J. F., Ryan, P. R. and Delhaize, M. 2001. Aluminium tolerance in plants and the complexing role of organic acids. Trends in Plant Sci. 6: 273-278.

2000

  1. Ma, J. F., Taketa, S. and Yang, Z. M. 2000. Aluminum tolerance genes on the short arm of chromosome 3R are linked to organic acid release in triticale. Plant Physiol. 122: 687-694.
  2. Li, X. F., Ma, J. F. and Matsumoto, H. 2000. Mucilage strongly binds aluminum but does not prevent roots from aluminum injury in Zea mays. Physiol. Plant. 108: 152-160.
  3. Ma, J. F. and Hiradate, S. 2000. Form of aluminium for uptake and translocation in buckwheat. Planta 211: 355-360.
  4. Li, X. F., Ma, J. F. and Matsumoto, H. 2000. Pattern of aluminum-induced secretion of organic acids differs between rye and wheat. Plant Physiol. 123: 1537-1543.
  5. Ma, J. F. 2000. Role of organic acids in detoxification of aluminum in higher plants. Plant Cell Physiol. 41:384-390.
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