List of research papers (past)

2017年 | 2016年 |

Below is a list of peer-reviewed English research articles.

  • 2017

Adenyo, C., Ogden, B., Kayang, BB., Onuma, M., Nakajima, N., Inoue-Murayama, M. (2017). Genome-wide DNA markers to support genetic management for domestication and commercial production in a large rodent, the Ghanaian grasscutter (Thryonomys swinderianus). Animal Genetics, 48(1), 113-115. DOI: 10.1111/age.12478

Akasaka, M., Kadoya, T., Ishihama, F., Fujita, T., Fuller, R.A. (2017). Smart protected area placement decelerates biodiversity loss: a representation-extinction feedback leads rare species to extinction. Conservation Letters, 10(5), 539-546. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12302 online publication

Akiyama, T., Kohyama, T.I., Nishida, C., Onuma, M., Momose, K., Masuda, R. (2017). Genetic variation of major histocompatibility complex genes in the endangered red-crowned crane. Immunogenetics, 69(7), 451-462. DOI: 10.1007/s00251-017-0994-6

Akiyama, T., Momose, K., Onuma, M., Matsumoto, F., Masuda, R. (2017). Low Genetic Variation of Red-Crowned Cranes on Hokkaido Island, Japan, Over the Hundred Years. Zoological Science, 34(3), 211-216. DOI: 10.2108/zs160194

Akiyama, T., Nishida, C., Momose, K., Onuma, M., Takami, K., Masuda, R. (2017). Gene duplication and concerted evolution of mitochondrial DNA in crane species. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 106, 158-163. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2016.09.026

Ando, H., Sasaki, T., Horikoshi, K., Suzuki, H., Chiba, H., Yamasaki, M., Isagi, Y. (2017). Wide-Ranging Movement and Foraging Strategy of the Critically Endangered Red-Headed Wood Pigeon (Columba janthina nitens): Findings from a Remote Uninhabited Island. Pacific Science, 71(2), 161-170. online publication

Andréfouët, S., Payri, C., Van Wynsberge, S., Lauret, O., Alefaio, S., Preston, G., Yamano, H., and Baudel, S. (2017). The timing and the scale of the proliferation of Sargassum polycystum in Funafuti Atoll, Tuvalu. Journal of Applied Phycology, 29, 3097-3108. DOI: 10.1007/s10811-017-1165-8online publication

Arnaud, C., Suzumura, T., Inoue, E., Adams, M., Weiss, A., Inoue-Murayama, M. (2017) Genes, social transmission, but not maternal effects influence responses of wild Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) to novel-object and novel-food tests. Primates, 58, 103-113. DOI: 10.1007/s10329-016-0572-9

Chan, E. W. C., Baba, S., Chan, H. T., Kainuma, M., Inoue, T., Wong, S. K. (2017). Ulam herbs: A review on the medicinal properties of Anacardium occidentale and Barringtonia racemose. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 7(2), 241-247.

Duvat, V.K.E., Magnan, A.K., Wise, R.M., Hay, J.E., Fazey, I., Hinkel, J., Stojavinoc, T., Yamano, H., and Ballu, V. (2017). Trajectories of exposure and vulnerability of small islands to climate change. WIREs Climate Change. DOI:10.1002/wcc.478 online publication

Fukasawa, K., Mishima, Y., Yoshioka, A., Kumada, N., Totsu, K. (2017). Acoustic monitoring data of avian species inside and outside the evacuation zone of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant accident. Ecological Research, 32(6), 769.

Fukuda, T., Tani, T., Haraguchi, S., Donai, K., Nakajima, N., Uenishi, H., Eitsuka, T., Miyagawa, M., Song, S., Onuma, M., Hoshino, Y., Sato, E., Honda, A. (2017). Expression of Six Proteins Causes Reprogramming of Porcine Fibroblasts Into Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells With Both Active X Chromosomes. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 118(3), 537-553. DOI: 10.1002/jcb.25727

Fukushima, M., Tomioka, N., Jutagate, T., Hiroki, M., Murata, M., Preecha, C., Avakul, P., Phomikong, P. and Imai, A. (2017). The dynamics of pico-sized and bloom-forming cyanobacteria in large water bodies in the Mekong River Basin. PLOS ONE, 12(12), e0189609. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189609

Garcia-Molinos, J., Takao, S., Kumagai, N.H., Fujii, M., Burrows, M.T., Poloczanska, E.S., and Yamano, H. (2017). Improving the interpretability of climate landscape metrics: an ecological risk analysis of Japan's Marine Protected Areas. Global Change Biology, 23(10), 4440-4452. online publication

Hata, A., Takada, MB., Nakashita, R., Fukasawa, K., Oshida, T., Ishibashi, Y., Sato, Y. (2017). Stable isotope and DNA analyses reveal the spatial distribution of crop-foraging brown bears. Journal of Zoology, 303(3), 207–217. DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12479 online publication

Hiono, T., Okamatsu, M., Matsuno, K., Haga, A., Iwata, R., Nguyen, L.T., Suzuki, M., Kikutani, Y., Kida, H., Onuma, M., Sakoda, Y. (2017). Characterization of H5N6 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses isolated from wild and captive birds in the winter season of 2016-2017 in Northern Japan. Microbiology and immunology, 61(9), 387-397.

Inoue, T., Kainuma, M., Baba, K., Oshiro, N., Kimura, N., Chan, E. W. C., (2017). Garcinia subelliptica (Fukugi): A Multi-purpose Coastal Tree with Promising Medicinal Properties. Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology, 6(1), 121-127.

Ishii, Y., Hayashi, S., Takamura, N. (2017). Radiocesium Transfer in Forest Insect Communities after the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident. PLOS ON, 12(1), e99709. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0099709

Ito, H., Ogden, R., Langenhorst, T., Inoue-Murayama, M.(2017) Contrasting results from molecular and pedigree-based population diversity measures in captive zebra highlight challenges facing genetic management of zoo populations. Zoo Biology, 36(1), 87-94. DOI:10.1002/zoo.21342

Iwai, N., Akasaka, M., Kadoya, T., Ishida, S., Aoki, T., Higuchi, S., Takamura, N. (2017). Examination of the link between life stages uncovered the mechanisms by which habitat characteristics affect odonates. Ecosphere, 8(9), e01930. DOI:10.1002/ecs2.193

Kimura, N., Kainuma, M., Inoue, T., Chan, E.W.C., Tangah, J., Baba, K., Oshiro, N., Okamoto, C. (2017). Botany, uses, chemistry and bioactivities of mangrove plants V: Acrostichum aureum and A. speciosum. ISME/GLOMIS, 15(1), 1-6.

Kishi, S., Goka, K. (2017). Review of the invasive yellow-legged hornet, Vespa velutina nigrithorax (Hymenoptera: Vespidae), in Japan and its possible chemical control. Applied Entomology and Zoology, 52(3), 361-368. DOI: 10.1007/s13355-017-0506-z online publication

Kishi, S., Sakura, N., Yoshikawa, T., Hiraiwa, M., Katoh, K. (2017). Interaction between insects and insect-pollinated plants on Miyake Island after a recent volcanic eruption: a comparison between vegetation types. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 20(3), 964-970. DOI: 10.1016/j.aspen.2017.07.006 online publication

Kobayashi, S., and Satake, K. (2017). Difference in body size and sexual dimorphism in the Ogasawara mitten crab Eriocheir ogasawaraensis and the Japanese mitten crab Eriocheir japonica. Pacific Science, 71(2), 171-188. online publication

Koide, D., Yoshida, K., Daehler, C.C., and Mueller-Dombois D. (2017). An upward elevation shift of native and non-native vascular plants over 40 years on the island of Hawai’i. Journal of Vegetation Science, 28(5), 939-950. DOI: 10.1111/jvs.1254

Makino, W., Maruoka, N., Nakagawa, M., Takamura, N. (2017). DNA barcoding of freshwater zooplankton in Lake Kasumigaura, Japan. Ecological Research, 32, 1. DOI:10.1007/s11284-017-1458-z

Makundi, I., Koshida, Y., Kuse, K., Hiratsuka, T., Ito, J., Baba, T., Watanabe, S., Kawamura, M., Odahara, Y., Miyake, A., Yamamoto, H., Kuniyoshi, S., Onuma, M., Nishigaki, K. (2017). Epidemiologic survey of feline leukemia virus in domestic cats on Tsushima Island, Japan: Management strategy for Tsushima leopard cats. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 29(6), 889-895. DOI: 10.1177/1040638717725551

Mameno, K., Kubo, T., Suzuki, M. (2017). Social challenges of spatial planning for outdoor cat management in Amami Oshima Island, Japan. Global Ecology and Conservation, 10, 184-193. DOI:10.1016/j.gecco.2017.03.007 online publication

Meguro, H., Iwasa, M. A., Goka, K. and Abé, H.(2017). Molecular phylogenetic relationships of halacarid mites suggest the reevaluation of traditional subfamily classification. Acarologia, 57(3), 633–641. DOI: 10.24349/acarologia/20174182 online publication

Mizumoto, H., Urabe, H., Kanbe, T., Fukushima, M. and Araki, H. (2017). Establishing an environmental DNA method to detect and estimate the biomass of Sakhalin taimen, a critically endangered Asian salmonid. Limnology, 1-9. DOI:10.1007/s10201-017-0535-x online publication

Mori, M., Tsunoda, K., Aizawa, S., Saito, Y., Koike Y., Gonda, T., Abe, S., Suzuki, K., Yuasa, Y., Kuge, T., Tanaka, H., Arai, H., Watanabe, S., Nohara, S., Minai, Y., Okada, Y., and Nagao, S. (2017). Fractionation of radiocesium in soil, sediments, and aquatic organisms in Lake Onuma of Mt. Akagi, Gunma Prefecture using sequential extraction. Science of the Total Environment, 575, 1247-1254. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.09.205

Nomura, T., Sakaguchi, A., Steier, P., Eigl, R., Yamakawa, A., Watanabe, T., Sasaki, K., Watanabe, T., Golser, R., Takahashi, Y., and Yamano, H. (2017). Reconstruction of temporal distribution of 236U/238U in the Northwest Pacific Ocean using a coral core from the Kuroshio Current area. Marine Chemistry, 190, 28-34.

Numajiri, Y., Kondo, N. I. and Toquenaga, Y. (2017). Melanic mutation causes a fitness decline in bean beetles infected by Wolbachia. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 164(1), 54–65. DOI:10.1111/eea.12588 online publication

Ohbayashi, K., Hodoki, Y., Kondo, N., Kunii, H., Shimada, M. (2017). A massive tsunami promoted gene flow and increased genetic diversity in a near threatened plant species. Scientific Reports, 7, 10933. link to press release online publication

Okamatsu, M., Ozawa, M., Soda, K., Takakuwa, H., Haga, A., Hiono, T., Matsuu, A., Uchida, Y., Iwata, R., Matsuno, K., Kuwahara, M., Yabuta, T., Usui, T., Ito, H., Onuma, M., Sakoda, Y., Saito, T., Otsuki, K., Ito, T., Kida, H. (2017). Characterization of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus A(H5N6), Japan, November 2016. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 23(4), 691-695. DOI: 10.3201/eid2304.161957

Onuma, M., Kakogawa, M., Yanagisawa, M., Haga, A., Okano, T., Neagari, Y., Okano, T., Goka, K., Asakawa, M. (2017). Characterizing the temporal patterns of avian influenza virus introduction into Japan by migratory birds. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 79(5), 943-951. DOI: 10.1292/jvms.16-0604

Sakamoto, Y., Kumagai, N. H., and Goka, K. (2017) Declaration of local chemical eradication of the Argentine ant: Bayesian estimation with a multinomial-mixture model. Scientific Reports, 7. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-03516-z link to press release online publication

Sakamoto, Y., Maeda, T., Yoshiyama, M., Pettis, JS. (2017). Differential susceptibility to the tracheal mite Acarapis woodi between Apis cerana and Apis mellifera. Apidologie, 48(2), 150-158. DOI:10.1007/s13592-016-0460-8 link to online publication

Sakamoto, Y., Yago, M. (2017). Potential for interspecific hybridization between Zizina emelina and Zizina otis (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Journal of Insect Conservation, 21(3), 509-515. DOI:10.1007/s10841-017-9991-1 online publication

Saji, S., Bathula, S., Kubo, A., Tamaoki, M., Aono, M., Sano, T., Tobe, K., Timm, S., Bauwe, H., Nakajima, N., Saji, H. (2017). Ozone-sensitive Arabidopsis mutants with deficiencies in photorespiratory enzymes. Plant Cell Physiol., 58, 914-924. DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcx027

Sekizawa, A., Uechi, H., Iguchi, A., Nakamura, T., Kumagai, N. H., Suzuki, A., Sakai, K., Nojiri, Y. (2017). Intraspecific variations in responses to ocean acidification in two branching coral species. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 122(1–2), 282-287. online publication

Senzaki M, Yamaura Y, Shoji Y, Kubo T, Nakamura F. (2017). Citizens promote the conservation of flagship species more than ecosystem services in wetland restoration. Biological Conservation, 214, 1-5. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2017.07.025 online publication

Shimazaki, A., Yamaura, Y., Senzaki, M., Yabuhara, Y., & Nakamura, F. (2017). Mobbing call experiment suggests the enhancement of forest bird movement by tree cover in urban landscapes across seasons. Avian Conservation and Ecology, 12(1). DOI: 10.5751/ACE-01013-120116

Shimura Y., Hirose, Y. , Misawa, N., Wakazuki, S., Fujisawa, T., Nakamura, Y., Kanesaki, Y., Yamaguchi, H., Kawachi, M. (2017). Complete genome sequence of a coastal cyanobacterium, Synechococcus sp. strain NIES-970. Genome Announcements, 5(14), e00139-17.

Shinohara, R., Hiroki, M., Kohzu, A., Imai, A., Inoue, T., Furusato, E., Komatsu, K., Satou, T., Tomioka, N., Shimotori, K. and Miura, S. (2017). Role of organic phosphorus in sediment in a shallow eutrophic lake. Water Resour. Res., 53(8), 7175–7189. DOI:10.1002/2017WR020486 online publication

Suetsugu, K., Naiki, A., Takeuchi, Y., Toyama, H., Tagane, S., Yahara, T. (2017). New distributional records of the mycoheterotrophic plant, Sciaphila alba, outside the type locality. Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica, 68(2), 123-126.

Suzuki, K., Yamauchi, Y., Yoshida, T. (2017). Interplay between microbial trait dynamics and population dynamics revealed by the combination of laboratory experiment and computational approaches. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 419, 201-210.

Suzuki, K., Yoshida, K., Nakanishi, Y., and Fukuda, S. (2017). An equation-free method reveals the ecological interaction networks within complex microbial ecosystems. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 8(12), 1774-1785. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12814 online publication

Takamura, N.,Nakagawa, M.,Hanazato, T. (2017). Zooplankton abundance in the pelagic region of Lake Kasumigaura (Japan): Monthly data since 1980. Ecological Research, 32,1. DOI:10.1007/s11284-016-1406-3

Takeuchi, Y., Soda, R., Diway, B., Kuda, T., Nakagawa, M., Nagamasu, H., Nakashizuka, T. (2017). Biodiversity conservation values of fragmented communally reserved forests, managed by indigenous people, in a human-modified landscape in Borneo. PLoS ONE, 12(11), e0187273. online publication

Usio, N., Nakagawa, M., Aoki, T., Higuchi, S., Kadono, Y., Akasaka, M., Takamura, N. (2017). Effects of land use on trophic states and multi-taxonomic diversity in Japanese farm ponds. Agricultural Ecosystems & Environment, 247, 205-215. DOI:10.1016/j.agee.2017.06.043

Wilson, V., Weiss, A., Humle, T., Morimura, N., Udono, T., Idani, G., Matsuzawa, T., Hirata, S., Inoue-Murayama, M.(2017). Chimpanzee Personality and the Arginine Vasopressin Receptor 1A Genotype. Behavior Genetics, 47(2), 215-226. DOI:10.1007/s10519-016-9822-2

WU XZ., WU X., Inoue, T. (2017). Real-time in-situ Simultaneous Monitoring of Dissolved Oxygen and Materials Movements at a Vicinity of Micrometers from an Aquatic Plant by Combining Deflection of a Probe Beam and Fluorescence Quenching. Analytical Sciences, 33, 351-355.

Yamada, K., Miyazaki, K., Tomiyama, T., Kanaya, G., Miyama, Y., Yoshinaga, T., Wakui, K., Tamaoki, M., Toba, M. (2017). Impact of sea spider parasitism on host clams: susceptibility and intensity-dependent mortality. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. UK. DOI:10.1017/S0025315417000200 online publication

Yamano, H., Kayanne, H., Yamaguchi, T., Inoue, T., Mochida, Y., and Baba, S. (2017). Revisiting late Holocene sea-level change from the Gilbert Islands, Kiribati, west-central Pacific Ocean. Quaternary Research, 88, 400-408.

Yasuda, M., Sakamoto, Y., Goka, K., Nagamitsu, T., Taki, H. (2017). Insecticide susceptibility in Asian honey bees (Apis cerana) and implications for wild honey bees in Asia. Journal of Economic Entomology, 110(2), 447-452. DOI:10.1093/jee/tox032 online publication

Yoshioka, A., Fukasawa, K., Mishima, Y., Sasaki, K. and Kadoya, T. (2017). Ecological dissimilarity among land-use/land-cover types improves a heterogeneity index for predicting biodiversity in agricultural landscapes. Ambio, 46(8), 894-906. DOI:10.1007/s13280-017-0925-7 online publication

Yuliana, T., Nakajima, N., Yamamura, S., Tomita, M., Suzuki, H., Amachi, S. (2017). Draft genome sequence of Roseovarius sp. A-2, an iodide-oxidizing bacterium isolated from natural gas brine water, Chiba, Japan. Journal of Genomics, 5, 51-53.

Wilson, V., Weiss, A., Humle, T., Morimura, N., Udono, T., Idani, G., Matsuzawa, T., Hirata, S., Inoue-Murayama, M.(2017). Chimpanzee Personality and the Arginine Vasopressin Receptor 1A Genotype. Behavior Genetics, 47(2), 215-226. DOI:10.1007/s10519-016-9822-2

  • 2016

Ando, H., Sasaki, T., Horikoshi, K., Suzuki, H., Chiba, H., Yamasaki, M., Isagi, Y. (2016). Wide-ranging movement and foraging strategy of the critically endangered Red-headed Wood Pigeon (Columba janthina nitens): findings from a remote uninhabited island. Pacific Science, 71, 161-170. link to online publication

Ando, H., Suzuki, S., Horikoshi, K., Suzuki, H., Umehara, S., Yamasaki, M., Hanya, G., Inoue-Murayama, M., Isagi, Y. (2016). Seasonal and inter-island variation in the foraging strategy of the critically endangered Red-headed Wood Pigeon Columba janthina nitens in disturbed island habitats derived from high-throughput sequencing. IBIS, 158, 291-304. DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12345 link to online publication

Baba, S., Chan, H.T., Kezuka, M., Inoue, T., Chan, E.W.C. (2016) Artocarpus altilis and Pandanus tectorius: Two important fruits of Oceania with medicinal values. Journal of Food and Agriculture, 28(8), 531-539.

Baba, S., Chan, H.T., Oshiro, N., Maxwell, G. S., Inoue, T., Chan, E. W. C. (2016) Botany, uses, chemistry and bioactivities of mangrove plants IV: Avicennia marina. ISME/GLOMIS, 14, 5-10.

Fukasawa, K., Mishima, Y., Yoshioka, A., Kumada, N., Totsu, K., Osawa, T. (2016). Mammal assemblages recorded by camera traps inside and outside the evacuation zone of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident. Ecological Research, 31(4), 493. DOI: 10.1007/s11284-016-1366-7 link to online publication

Fukuda, T., Iino, Y., Eitsuka, T., Onuma, M., Katayama, M., Murata, K., Murayama, M., Hara, K., Isogai, E., Kiyono, T (2016). Cellular conservation of endangered midget buffalo (Lowland Anoa, Bubalus quarlesi) by establishment of primary cultured cell, and its immortalization with expression of cell cycle regulators. Cytotechnology, 68 (5), 1937-1947.

Fukumori, K., Yoshizaki, E., Takamura, N. and Kadoya, T. (2016). Detritivore diversity promotes a relative contribution rate of detritus to the diet of predators in ponds. Ecosphere, 7(3), e01211. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.1211 link to online publication

Hamao, S., Sugita, N. and Nishiumi, I. (2016). Geographic variation in bird songs: examination of the effects of sympatric related species on the acoustic structure of songs. Acta Ethologica, 19, 81-90. DOI:10.1007/s10211-015-0228-6 link to online publication

Hirose, Y., Fujisawa, T., Ohtsubo, Y., Katayama, M., Misawa, N., Wakazuki, S., Shimura, Y., Nakamura, Y., Kawachi, M., Yoshikawa, H., Eki, T., Kanesaki, Y. (2016). Complete genome sequence of cyanobacterium Fischerella sp. NIES-3754, providing thermoresistant optogenetic tools. Journal of Biotechnology, 220(20), 45-46.

Ishiguro, S., Yamano, H. and Oguma, H. (2016). Evaluation of DSMs generated from multi-temporal aerial photographs using emerging Structure from Motion – Multi-View Stereo technology. Geomorphology, 268, 64-71. DOI:10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.05.029 link to online publication

Kasai, A., Hayashi, T. I., Ohnishi, H., Suzuki, K., Hayasaka, D. and Goka, K. (2016). Fipronil application on rice paddy fields reduces densities of common skimmer and scarlet skimmer. Scientific Reports, 6, 23055. DOI: 10.1038/srep23055 link to online publication

Kayanne, H., Aoki, K., Suzuki, T., Hongo, C., Yamano, H., Ide, Y., Iwatsuka, Y., Takahashi, K., Katayama, H., Sekimoto, T. and Isobe, M. (2016). Eco-geomorphic processes that maintain a small coral reef island: Ballast Island in the Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Geomorphology, 271, 84-93. DOI:10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.07.021 link to online publication

Kitanishi, S., Hayakawa, A., Takamura, K., Nakajima, J., Kawaguchi, Y., Onikura, N., Mukai, T. (2016). Phylogeography of Opsariichthys platypus in Japan based on mitochondrial DNA sequences. Ichthyological Research, 63, 506-518. DOI:10.1007/s10228-016-0522-y link to online publication

Kondo, N. I., Ueno, R., Ohbayashi, K., Golygina, V. V., Takamura, K. (2016). DNA barcoding supports reclassification of Japanese Chironomus species (Diptera: Chironomidae). Entomological Science, 19, 337-350. DOI:10.1111/ens.12212 link to online publication

Kubo, T., Shoji, Y. (2016). Demand for bear viewing hikes: implications for balancing visitor satisfaction with safety in protected areas. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 16, 44-49. DOI:10.1016/j.jort.2016.09.004 link to online publication

Kumagai, N.H., Yamano, H., Fujii, M., Yamanaka, Y. (2016). Habitat-forming seaweeds in Japan (fucoids and temperate kelps). Ecological Research (Data Paper), 31, 759–759. DOI:10.1007/s11284-016-1404-5 link to online publication

Maeda, T., Sakamoto, Y. (2016). Field application of menthol for Japanese honey bees, Apis cerana japonica (Hymenoptera: Apidae), to control tracheal mites, Acarapis woodi (Acari: Tarsonemidae). Experimental and Applied Acarology, 70, 299-308. DOI:10.1007/s10493-016-0072-z link to online publication

Maeda, T., Sakamoto, Y. (2016). Tracheal mites, Acarapis woodi, greatly increase overwinter mortality in colonies of the Japanese honeybee, Apis cerana japonica. Apidologie, 47, 762-770. DOI:10.1007/s13592-016-0434-x link to online publication

Matsuzaki, S.S., Kumagai, N.H. and Hayashi T.I. (2016). Need for Systematic Statistical Tools for Decision-Making in Radioactively Contaminated Areas. Environ. Sci. Technol., 50, 1075-1076. DOI:10.1021/acs.est.5b06194 link to online publication

Matsuzaki, S.S., Sasaki, T. and Akasaka, M. (2016). Invasion of exotic piscivores causes losses of functional diversity and functionally unique species in Japanese lakes. Freshwater Biology, 61, 1128-1142. DOI:10.1111/fwb.12774 link to online publication

Mitsuguchi, T., Hirota, M., Paleo Labo AMS Dating Group, Yamazaki, A., Watanabe, T. and Yamano, H. (2016). Post-bomb coral Δ14C record from Iki Island, Japan: possible evidence of oceanographic conditions on the northern East China Sea shelf. Geo-Marine Letters, 36, 371-377. DOI:10.1007/s00367-016-0456-4 link to online publication

Nagatoshi, Y., Mitsuda, N., Hayashi, M., Inoue, S., Okuma, E., Kubo, A., Murata, Y., Seo, M., Saji, H., Kinoshita, T. and Ohme-Takagi, M. (2016). GOLDEN 2-LIKE transcription factors for chloroplast development affect ozone tolerance through the regulation of stomatal movement. PNAS, 113, 4218-4223. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1513093113 link to press release link to online publication

Nakajima, Y., Fukuda, H., Onuma, M., Murata, K., Ueda, M., Sugai, E., Shiraishi, T., Tajima, A. (2016). Migratory ability of gonadal germ cells (GGCs) isolated from Ciconia boyciana and Geronticus eremita embryos into the gonad of developing chicken embryos. The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 78 (6), 1055-1058.

Nakamura, M., Higa, Y., Kumagai, N. H., Okaji, K. (2016). Using long-term removal data to manage a Crown-of-Thorns Starfish population. Diversity, 8, 24. DOI:10.3390/d8040024 link to online publication

Nishijima, S., Furukawa, T., Kadoya, T. ,Ishihama, F., Kastner, T., Matsuda, H., Kaneko, N. (2016). Evaluating the impacts of wood production and trade on bird extinction risks. Ecological Indicators, 71, 368–376. DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.07.008 link to online publication

Nishizawa, T., Nakajima, N., Tamaoki, M., Aono, M., Kubo, A. and Saji, H. (2016). Fixed-route monitoring and a comparative study of the occurrence of herbicide-resistant oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.) along a Japanese roadside. GM Crops Food, 7(1), 20-37. DOI: 10.1080/21645698.2016.1138196

Okada, H., Niwa, S. and Hiroki, M. (2016). Nematode fauna of paddy field flooded all year round. Nematological Research, 46, 65-70.

Okano, T., Ishiniwa, H., Onuma, M., Shindo, J., Yokohata, Y., Tamaoki, M. (2016). Effects of environmental radiation on testes and spermatogenesis in wild large Japanese field mice (Apodemus speciosus) from Fukushima. Scientific Reports, 6, 23601. DOI:10.1038/srep23601 link to online publication

Sakai, M., Kita, YF., Kogi, K., Shinohara, M., Morisaka, T., Shiina, T., Inoue-Murayama, M.(2016). A wild Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin adopts a socially and genetically distant neonate. Scientific Reports, 6, 23902.

Sakamoto, Y., Mori, H., Ohnishi, H., Imai, H., Kishimoto, T., Toda, M., Kishi, S., Goka, K. (2016). Surveys of the ant faunas at ports of Tokyo Bay and the Ogasawara Islands. Applied Entomology and Zoology, 51, 661-667. DOI:10.1007/s13355-016-0444-1 link to online publication

Sasano, M., Imasato, M., Yamano, H., and Oguma, H. (2016). Development of a regional coral observation by a fluorescence imaging LIDAR installed in a towable buoy. Remote Sens., 2016, 8, 48. DOI:10.3390/rs8010048 link to online publication

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