MASUDA Tatsuru

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Name
MASUDA Tatsuru
E-mail
ctmasudafye.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp
URL
http://webpark1435.sakura.ne.jp/wp/en/
Affiliation
The University of Tokyo
Section
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Multi-Disciplinary Sciences,General Systems Sciences, Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Biological Sciences
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
PhD of Science(Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Twitter ID
Tetrapyrrole
ORCID ID
E-7942-2013

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2017
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Today
Professor, Department of General Systems Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University or Tokyo
 
Feb 2013
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Mar 2017
Professor, Komaba Organization for Educational Excellence of, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
 
Feb 2013
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Today
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
 
Oct 2004
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Jan 2013
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
 
Apr 1999
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Oct 2004
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
 

Education

 
Apr 1990
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Oct 1991
Department of Plant Science, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1988
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Mar 1990
Department of Plant Protection, Gaduate School of Agriculture, Kobe University
 
Apr 1984
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Mar 1988
Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Kobe University
 
 
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1991
Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Kyoto University
 
 
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1988
Faculty of Agriculture, Kobe University
 

Published Papers

 
Proteomic analysis of heme-binding protein from Arabidopsis thaliana and Cyanidioschyzon merolae
Shimizu T, Yasuda R, Mukai Y, Tanoue R, Shimada T, Imamura S, Tanaka K, Watanabe S, Masuda T
Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B   in press    2019   [Refereed]
The retrograde signaling protein GUN1 regulates tetrapyrrole biosynthesis
Shimizu T, Kacprzak SM, Mochizuki N, Nagatani A, Watanabe S, Shimada T, Tanaka K, Hayashi Y, Arai M, Leiser D, Okamoto H, Terry MJ, Masuda T
PNAS   in press    2019   [Refereed]
GUN1 regulates tetrapyrrole biosynthesis
Shimizu T, Mochizuki N, Nagatani A, Watanabe S, Shimada T, Tanaka K, Masuda T
bioRxiv   532036    2019   [Refereed]
Galactolipids are essential for internal membrane transformation during etioplast-to-chloroplast differentiation
Fujii S, Nagata N, Masuda T, Wada H, Kobayashi K
Plant Cell Physiol   60(6) 1224-1238   2019   [Refereed]
Digalactosyldiacylglycerol is essential for organization of the membrane structure in etioplasts
Fujii S, Kobayashi K, Nagata N, Masuda T, Wada H
Plant Physiol.   177(4) 1487-1497   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Shoot removal induces chloroplast development in roots via cytokinin signaling
Kobayashi K, Ohnishi A, Sasaki D, Fujii S, Iwase A, Sugimoto K, Masuda T, Wada H
Plant Physiol.   173 2340-2355   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Monogalactosyldiacylglycerol facilitates synthesis of photoactive protochlorophyllide in etioplasts
Fujii S, Kobayashi K, Nagata N, Masuda T, Wada Ha
Plant Physiol.   174 2183-2198   2017   [Refereed]
Kobayashi K, Masuda T
Front. Plant Sci.   7 1326   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Espinas NA, Kobayashi K, Sato Y, Mochizuki N, Takahashi K, Tanaka R, Masuda T
Front. Plant Sci.   7 1326   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Regulation of chlorophyll metabolism in plants
Kobayashi, K., Masuda, T.
The Handbook of Photosynthesis. The Third Edition   199-218   2015   [Refereed][Invited]
Expression analysis of transcription factors involved in chloroplast differentiation
Listiawan DA, Tanoue R, Kobayashi K, Masuda T
Procedia Chem.   14 146-151   2015   [Refereed]
Kobayashi K, Masuda T, Tajima N, Wada H, Sato N
Genome Biol. Evol.   6 2141-2155   2014   [Refereed]
Hori, K., Maruyama, F., Fujisawa, T., Togashi, T., Yamamoto, N., Seo, M., Sato, S., Yamada, T., Mori, H., Tajima, N., Moriyama, T., Ikeuchi, M., Watanabe, M., Wada, H., Kobayashi, K., Saito, M., Masuda, T., Sasaki-Sekimoto, Y., Mashiguchi, K., Awai, K., Shimojima, M., Masuda, S., Iwai, M., Nobusawa, T., Narise, T., Kondo, S., Saito, H., Sato, R., Murakawa, M., Ihara, Y., Oshima, Y., Ohtaka, K., Satoh, M., Sonobe, K., Ishii, M., Ohtani, R., Kanamori, M., Honoki, R., Miyazaki, D., Mochizuki, H., Umetsu, J., Higashi, K., Shibata, D., Kamiya, Y., Sato, N., Nakamura, Y., Tabata, S., Ida, S., Kurokawa, K., and Ohta, H.
Nature Communications   5 3978-3986   2014   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, K., Fujii, S., Sasaki, D., Baba, S., Ohta, H., Masuda, T., and Wada, H.
Front. Plant Sci.   5 272   2014   [Refereed]
Kobayashi, K., Sasaki, D., Noguchi, K., Fujinuma, D., Komatsu, H., Kobayashi, M., Sato, M., Toyooka, K., Sugimoto, K., Niyogi, K.K., Wada, H., and Masuda, T.
Plant Cell   54 1365-1377   2013   [Refereed]
Lee HJ, Mochizuki N, Masuda T, Buckhout TJ
Journal of experimental botany   63(16) 5967-5978   Oct 2012   [Refereed]
Kobayashi K, Narise T, Sonoike K, Hashimoto H, Sato N, Kondo M, Nishimura M, Sato M, Toyooka K, Sugimoto K, Wada H, Masuda T, Ohta H
The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology      Sep 2012   [Refereed]
Kobayashi K, Obayashi T, Masuda T
Plant signaling & behavior   7 922-926   Aug 2012   [Refereed]
Espinas NA, Kobayashi K, Takahashi S, Mochizuki N, Masuda T
Plant & cell physiology   53(7) 1344-1354   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Kobayashi K, Baba S, Obayashi T, Sato M, Toyooka K, Keränen M, Aro EM, Fukaki H, Ohta H, Sugimoto K, Masuda T
The Plant cell   24 1081-1095   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Hedtke B, Alawady A, Albacete A, Kobayashi K, Melzer M, Roitsch T, Masuda T, Grimm B
Plant Mol. Biol.      Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Tetrapyrrole biosynthesis in plant systems
Kobayashi K, Masuda T
The Handbook of Porphyrin Science   143-212   2011   [Refereed][Invited]
Tanaka R, Kobayashi K, Masuda T
The Arabidopsis book / American Society of Plant Biologists   9 e0145   2011   [Refereed]
Mochizuki N, Tanaka R, Grimm B, Masuda T, Moulin M, Smith AG, Tanaka A, Terry MJ
Trends Plant Sci.   15(9) 488-498   Sep 2010   [Refereed]
Fujisawa T, Narikawa R, Okamoto S, Ehira S, Yoshimura H, Suzuki I, Masuda T, Mochimaru M, Takaichi S, Awai K, Sekine M, Horikawa H, Yashiro I, Omata S, Takarada H, Katano Y, Kosugi H, Tanikawa S, Ohmori K, Sato N, Ikeuchi M, Fujita N, Ohmori M
DNA research : an international journal for rapid publication of reports on genes and genomes   17(2) 85-103   Apr 2010   [Refereed]
Masuda S, Ikeda R, Masuda T, Hashimoto H, Tsuchiya T, Kojima H, Nomata J, Fujita Y, Mimuro M, Ohta H, Takamiya K
The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology   58 952-960   Jun 2009   [Refereed]
Takahashi S, Masuda T
Combinatorial chemistry & high throughput screening   12 532-535   Jun 2009   [Refereed]
Kobayashi K, Awai K, Nakamura M, Nagatani A, Masuda T, Ohta H
The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology   57 322-331   Jan 2009   [Refereed]
Masuda T, Fujita Y
Photochemical & photobiological sciences : Official journal of the European Photochemistry Association and the European Society for Photobiology   7 1131-1149   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
Kobayashi K, Mochizuki N, Yoshimura N, Motohashi K, Hisabori T, Masuda T
Photochemical & photobiological sciences : Official journal of the European Photochemistry Association and the European Society for Photobiology   7 1188-1195   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
Takahashi S, Ogawa T, Inoue K, Masuda T
Photochemical & photobiological sciences : Official journal of the European Photochemistry Association and the European Society for Photobiology   7 1216-1224   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
Mochizuki N, Tanaka R, Tanaka A, Masuda T, Nagatani A
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America   105(39) 15184-15189   Sep 2008   [Refereed]
Masuda T
Photosynthesis research   96 121-143   May 2008   [Refereed]
Ikegami A, Yoshimura N, Motohashi K, Takahashi S, Romano PG, Hisabori T, Takamiya K, Masuda T
The Journal of biological chemistry   282(27) 19282-19291   Jul 2007   [Refereed]
Nagai S, Koide M, Takahashi S, Kikuta A, Aono M, Sasaki-Sekimoto Y, Ohta H, Takamiya K, Masuda T
Plant physiology   144(2) 1039-1051   Jun 2007   [Refereed]
Masuda T, Takahashi S
Analytical biochemistry   355(2) 307-309   Aug 2006   [Refereed]
Kobayashi K, Masuda T, Takamiya K, Ohta H
The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology   47 238-248   Jul 2006   [Refereed]
Fusada N, Masuda T, Kuroda H, Shimada H, Ohta H, Takamiya K
Plant molecular biology   59(4) 631-645   Nov 2005   [Refereed]
Taki N, Sasaki-Sekimoto Y, Obayashi T, Kikuta A, Kobayashi K, Ainai T, Yagi K, Sakurai N, Suzuki H, Masuda T, Takamiya K, Shibata D, Kobayashi Y, Ohta H
Plant physiology   139(3) 1268-1283   Nov 2005   [Refereed]
Sasaki-Sekimoto Y, Taki N, Obayashi T, Aono M, Matsumoto F, Sakurai N, Suzuki H, Hirai MY, Noji M, Saito K, Masuda T, Takamiya K, Shibata D, Ohta H
The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology   44 653-668   Nov 2005   [Refereed]
Nakamura Y, Awai K, Masuda T, Yoshioka Y, Takamiya K, Ohta H
The Journal of biological chemistry   280(9) 7469-7476   Mar 2005   [Refereed]
Matsumoto F, Obayashi T, Sasaki-Sekimoto Y, Ohta H, Takamiya K, Masuda T
Plant physiology   135(4) 2379-2391   Aug 2004   [Refereed]
Shimada H, Koizumi M, Kuroki K, Mochizuki M, Fujimoto H, Ohta H, Masuda T, Takamiya K
Plant & cell physiology   45(8) 960-967   Aug 2004   [Refereed]
Obayashi T, Okegawa T, Sasaki-Sekimoto Y, Shimada H, Masuda T, Asamizu E, Nakamura Y, Shibata D, Tabata S, Takamiya K, Ohta H
DNA research : an international journal for rapid publication of reports on genes and genomes   11(1) 11-25   Feb 2004   [Refereed]
Masuda T, Fusada N, Oosawa N, Takamatsu K, Yamamoto YY, Ohto M, Nakamura K, Goto K, Shibata D, Shirano Y, Hayashi H, Kato T, Tabata S, Shimada H, Ohta H, Takamiya K
Plant & cell physiology   44(10) 963-974   Oct 2003   [Refereed]
Nakamura Y, Arimitsu H, Yamaryo Y, Awai K, Masuda T, Shimada H, Takamiya K, Ohta H
Lipids   38(10) 1107-1112   Oct 2003   [Refereed]
Yamaryo Y, Kanai D, Awai K, Shimojima M, Masuda T, Shimada H, Takamiya K, Ohta H
Plant & cell physiology   44(8) 844-855   Aug 2003   [Refereed]
Tsuchiya T, Suzuki T, Yamada T, Shimada H, Masuda T, Ohta H, Takamiya K
Plant & cell physiology   44(1) 96-101   Jan 2003   [Refereed]
Suzuki T, Masuda T, Singh DP, Tan FC, Tsuchiya T, Shimada H, Ohta H, Smith AG, Takamiya K
The Journal of biological chemistry   277(7) 4731-4737   Feb 2002   [Refereed]
Nishimura K, Shinmen T, Obayashi T, Masuda T, Ohta H, Takamiya KI
The Journal of general and applied microbiology   45(3) 129-134   Jun 1999   [Refereed]
Kouji H, Masuda T, Matsunaka S
Journal of Pesticide Science   13 495-499   1988   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Cytokinin-induced transcriptional activation of NADPH-protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase gene in cucumber.
J. Plant Res.   114 1-7   2001
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.   286(1) 114-118   2001
A Cysteine Protease from maize isolated in a complex with cystatin.
Plant Cell Physiol.   41(2) 185-191   2000
Expression of NADPH-protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase gene in fully green leaves of cucumber.
Plant Cell Physiol.   41(2) 226-229   2000
Overexpression, enzymatic properties and localization of a ferrochelatase of cucumber
Plant Cell Physiol.   41 192-199   2000
Kohji Nishimura, Hiroshi Shimada, Takashi Shinmen, Takeshi Obayashi, Tatsuru Masuda, Hiroyuki Ohta, Ken-ichiro Takamiya
J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol.   45(3) 129-134   1999
Purification and some properties of pheophorbidase in Chenopodium album
Plant Cell Physiol.   40 104-108   1999
Growth, pigmentation, and expression of the puf and puc operons in a light-responding-repressor(SPB)-disrupted Rhodobacter sphaeroides(共著)
Plant Cell Physiol.   39(4) 411-417   1998
Cloning and expression of the Soybean chlH gene encoding a subunit of Mg-chelatase and localization of the Mg2-Concentration-dependent ChlH protein within the chloroplast
Plant Cell Physiol.   39(3) 275-284   1998
Purification of a novel type of SDS-dependent protease in Maize using a monoclonal antibody
Plant Cell Physiol.   39(1) 106-114   1998
Cloning and sequencing of a chlD gene(accession No. AB003135)encoding a subunit of magnesium-chelatase from the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC7942(PGR97-091)
Plant Physiol.   114 749   1997
Molecular cloning of a cDNA encoding cytochrome P450 CYP93A2(accession No. D86531)from soybean suspension-cultured cells(PGR97-087) (共著)
Plant Physiology   114 748   1997
Nucleotide sequence and transcriptional analysis of the flanking region of the gene(spb)for the trans-acting factor that controls lightmediated expression of the puf operon in Rhodobacter sphaeroides(共著)
Plant Cell Physiology   38 558-567   1997
A transcription factor with a leucine-zipper motif involved in light-dependent inhibition of expression of the puf operon in the photosynthetic bacterium Rhodobacter sphaeroides(共著)
Plant Cell Physiology   (37) 515-522   1996
Enzyme activities for the chlorophyll synthesis in pigment-deficient variegated leaves of Euonymus japonicus
Plant Cell Physiology   (37) 481-487   1996
Expression of the puf operon in an aerobic photosynthetic bacterium,Roseobacter denitrificans(共著)
Plant Cell Physiology   (37) 153-159   1996
Effects of light,developmental age and phytormones on the expression of the gene enooding NADPH-protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase in cucumber(Cucumis sativus L)(共著)
Plant Physiology and Biochemisty   (34) 17-22   1996
Light regulation of 5-aminolevulinic acid-synthesis system in cucumis sativus:light stimulates activity of glutamyl-tRNA reductase during greening
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry   (34) 11-16   1996
A close relationship between increases in galactosyltransferase activity and the accumulation of galactolipids during plastid development in cucumber seedling(共著)
Plant Cell Physiol   (36) 1115-1120   1995
Stimulation of glutamyl-tRNA reductase activity by benzyladenine in greening cucumber cotyledons
Plant Cell Physiology   (36) 1237-1243   1995
Purification and some properties of an SDS-activated protease in Zea mays(共著)
Photosynthesis:from Light to Biosphere   (V) 981-984   1995
Characterization and some properties of pheophorbidase Chenopodium album(共著)
Photosynthesis:from Light to Biosphere   (III) 981-984   1995
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications   210(2) 310-316   1995
Breakdown of Chlorophylls by Soluble Proteins Extracted from Leaves of Chenopodium album(共著)
Journal of Plant Physiology   145 416-421   1995
UDP-Galactose : Diacylglycerol Galactosyltransferase in Cucumber Seedlings : Purification of the Enzyme and the Activation by Phosphatidic Acid(共著)
Plant Lipid Metabolism   152-155   1995
Mechanism of benzyladenine-induced stimulation of the synthesis of 5-aminolevulinic acid in greening cucumber cotyledons : benzyladenine increases levels of plastid tRNA
Plant Cell Physiology   35(2) 183-188   1994
A putative transcription factor binding to the upstream region of the puf operon in Rhodobacter sphaeroides(共著)
FEBS Letters   328 41-44   1993
Mechanism of stimulation of 5-aminolevulinic acid synthesis by benzyladenine in cucumber cotyledons
Research in Photosynthesis   (3) 43-46   1992
Sequence and Expression of tRNAGlu gene of Cucumber Chloroplast Genome
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry   30 235-243   1992
Inhibition of Heme Accumulation Correlates with Activity of Acifluorfen-Methyl
Pesticide Science   30 121-125   1991
Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology   36(2) 106-114   1990
Spatial and temporal regulation of chloroplast development in Arabidopsis roots
MASUDA Tatsuru
PS2010 Proceedings: 14th International Congress on Photosynthesis      2011   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Transcriptional control for the chlorophyll metabolism. In Advances in Botanical Research. Metabolism, Structure and Function of Plant Tetrapyrroles: Control Mechanisms of Chlorophyll Biosynthesis and Analysis of Chlorophyll-Binding Proteins. Vol. 31
Kobayashi K, Masuda T (Part:Contributor, Vol. 91, pp. 133-153)
Elsevier   2019   
Regulation of chlorophyll metabolism in plants. In The Handbook of Photosynthesis. The Third Edition.
Kobayashi K, Masuda T (Part:Contributor, pp. 173-192)
CRC Press   2016   
Tetrapyrrole metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana. The Arabidopsis Book
Kobayashi K, Masuda T (Part:Contributor, Vol. 9, e0145)
ASPB   2011   
Tetrapyrrole biosynthesis in plant systems. In The Handbook of Porphyrin Science
Kobayashi K, Masuda T (Part:Contributor, pp. 143-212)
World Scientific Publishing   2011   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Japanese Society for the Promotion of Sciences: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research A
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): OHTA Hiroyuki
Elucidation of signal transduction mechanism of tetrapyrrole-based retrograde signaling in plants
Project Year: Jul 2016 - Jun 2018    Investigator(s): MASUDA Tatsuru
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2006 - 2007    Investigator(s): Tatsuru MASUDA
In plants, tetrapyrroles are classified into four major groups, chlorophylls, bilins, hemes, and siroheme. These tetrapyrroles are indispensable for various vital activities of plant cells. These tetrapyrroles are synthesized in plastids, subseque...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2004 - 2005    Investigator(s): Tatsuru MASUDA
The reduction of protochlorophyllide (Pchlide) is a key regulatory step in the biosynthesis of chlorophyll in phototrophic organisms. In angiosperms, POR gene family is differentially represented, and gene expression of POR isoform is differential...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2003 - 2005    Investigator(s): Hiroyuki OHTA
1. Galactolipid synthesis under phosphate starvationDuring phosphate (Pi) starvation in plants, membrane phospholipid content decreases concomitantly with an increase in non-phosphorus glycolipids. Although several studies have indicated the invol...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2000 - 2001    Investigator(s): 増田建, Ken-ichiro TAKAMIYA
The aim :Final aim of this research is to elucidate the mechanism of biosynthesis of zinc-bacteriochlorophyll in acidophilic photosynthetic bacteria.Results and scope :1. In Acidiphilium rubrum, there was a single copy of magnesium chelatase subun...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 1997 - 1999    Investigator(s): Ken-ichiro TAKAMIYA
1. Genes downstream of the two-component regulatory system of Rhodobacter sphaeroides were cloned and they were spb, orf 5, orf 318 and ahcY.2. Spb was a homologue of hvrA in Rhodobacter capsulatus but its function was differed from that of Rba. c...
Studies on the Mechanism of Regulation on the Synthesis of Chlorophyll and Heme
Study on the Biosynthesis of Zn-containing Bacteriochlorophyll in Acidiphilic Photosynthetic Bacterium, Acidiphilium rubrum