Kitano Jun

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Kitano Jun
National Institute of Genetics

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Aug 2009
Jan 2011
Assistant Professor, Former Institution / Organization Tohoku University Graduate School of Life Sciences Department of Environmental Life Sciences

Published Papers

A key metabolic gene for recurrent freshwater colonization and radiation in fishes
Ishikawa, A., Kabeya, N., Ikeya, K., Kakioka, R., Cech, J. N., Osada, N., Leal, M. C., Inoue, J., Kume, M., Toyoda, A., Tezuka, A., Nagano, A. J., Yamasaki, Y. Y., Suzuki, Y., Kokita, T., Takahashi, H., Lucek, K., Marques, D., Takehana, Y., Naruse, K., Mori, S., Monroig, O., Ladd, N., Schubert, C. J., Matthews, B., Peichel, C. L., Seehausen, O., Yoshizaki, G., and Kitano, J.
Science   364 886-889   May 2019   [Refereed]
Convergent evolution of body colour between sympatric freshwater fishes via different visual sensory evolution
Montenegro, J., Mochida, K., Matsui, K., Mokodongan, D. F., Sumarto, B. A., Lawelle, S. A., Nofrianto, A. B., Hadiaty, R. K., Masengi, K. W. A., Yong, L., Inomata, N., Irie, T., Hashiguchi, Y., Terai, Y., Kitano, J., and Yamahira, K.
Ecology and Evolution   in press    2019   [Refereed]
Gill Na+/K+-ATPase in threespine stickleback: changes in transcript levels and sites of expression during seawater acclimation
Kusakabe, M., Mori, S., and Kitano J.
Evolutionary Ecology Research   in press    2019   [Refereed]
Diversity in gill raker number and diets among stickleback populations in novel habitats created by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.
Hosoki, T., Mori, S., Nishida, S., Kume, M., Sumi, T., and Kitano, J.
Evolutionary Ecology Research   in press    2019   [Refereed]
Armor plate diversity in Japanese freshwater threespine sticklebacks.
Yamasaki, Y.Y., Mori, S., Kokita, T., and Kitano, J.
Evolutionary Ecology Research   in press    2019   [Refereed]
A four-questions perspective on public information use in sticklebacks (Gasterosteidae)
Webster, M.M., Chouinard-Thuly, L., Herczeg, G., Kitano, J., Riley, R., Rogers, S., Shapiro, M.D., Shikano, T. and Laland, K.N.
Royal Society Open Science   6 181735   2019   [Refereed]
Dixon G, Kitano J, Kirkpatrick M
Molecular biology and evolution   36 28-38   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Kitano J, Ishikawa A, Kusakabe M
Development, growth & differentiation   61 104-113   Nov 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Yoshida K, Ishikawa A, Toyoda A, Shigenobu S, Fujiyama A, Kitano J
Molecular ecology   in press    Aug 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Adachi, T., A. Ishikawa, S. Mori, W. Makino, M. Kume, M. Kawata, and J. Kitano.
Ecology and Evolution   2(6) 1083-1098   Jun 2012   [Refereed]
Takeuchi Y, Ishikawa A, Oda Y, Kitano J
Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part D, Genomics & proteomics   28 99-106   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Sardell JM, Cheng C, Dagilis AJ, Ishikawa A, Kitano J, Peichel CL, Kirkpatrick M
G3 (Bethesda, Md.)   8(6) 1971-1983   May 2018   [Refereed]
Yoshida, K. and Kitano, J.
Evolution   66(10) 3198-3208   Oct 2012   [Refereed]
Ravinet M, Yoshida K, Shigenobu S, Toyoda A, Fujiyama A, Kitano J
PLoS genetics   14(5) e1007358   May 2018   [Refereed]
Mokodongan DF, Montenegro J, Mochida K, Fujimoto S, Ishikawa A, Kakioka R, Yong L, Mulis, Hadiaty RK, Mandagi IF, Masengi KWA, Wachi N, Hashiguchi Y, Kitano J, Yamahira K
Molecular phylogenetics and evolution   118 194-203   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Kume M, Mori S, Kitano J, Sumi T, Nishida S
Scientific reports   8(1) 1684   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Matsumoto T, Yoshida K, Kitano J
Journal of theoretical biology   431 25-31   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Ishikawa A, Kusakabe M, Yoshida K, Ravinet M, Makino T, Toyoda A, Fujiyama A, Kitano J
Evolution; international journal of organic evolution   71(3) 565-581   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Yoshida K, Makino T, Kitano J
The Journal of heredity   108(1) 63-68   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Kusakabe M, Ishikawa A, Ravinet M, Yoshida K, Makino T, Toyoda A, Fujiyama A, Kitano J
Molecular ecology   26(1) 304-319   Jan 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Kitano J, Mori S
Genes & genetic systems   91(2) 77-84   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Matsumoto T, Kitano J
Journal of theoretical biology   404 97-108   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Yoshida K, Miyagi R, Mori S, Takahashi A, Makino T, Toyoda A, Fujiyama A, Kitano J
Ecology and evolution   6(7) 2190-2204   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Kawajiri M, Fujimoto S, Yoshida K, Yamahira K, Kitano J
G3 (Bethesda, Md.)   5(12) 2875-2884   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
White MA, Kitano J, Peichel CL
Molecular biology and evolution   32(8) 1981-1995   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Matsunami M, Kitano J, Kishida O, Michimae H, Miura T, Nishimura K
Molecular ecology   24(12) 3064-3076   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Pennell MW, Kirkpatrick M, Otto SP, Vamosi JC, Peichel CL, Valenzuela N, Kitano J
PLoS genetics   11(5) e1005237   May 2015   [Refereed]
Kawajiri M, Yoshida K, Fujimoto S, Mokodongan DF, Ravinet M, Kirkpatrick M, Yamahira K, Kitano J
Molecular ecology   23(21) 5258-5275   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Fujimoto S, Kawajiri M, Kitano J, Yamahira K
Zoological science   31(11) 703-708   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Kusakabe M, Ishikawa A, Kitano J
General and comparative endocrinology   205 197-206   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
Bachtrog D, Mank JE, Peichel CL, Kirkpatrick M, Otto SP, Ashman TL, Hahn MW, Kitano J, Mayrose I, Ming R, Perrin N, Ross L, Valenzuela N, Vamosi JC, Tree of Sex Consortium.
PLoS biology   12(7) e1001899   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Yoshida K, Makino T, Yamaguchi K, Shigenobu S, Hasebe M, Kawata M, Kume M, Mori S, Peichel CL, Toyoda A, Fujiyama A, Kitano J
PLoS genetics   10(3) e1004223   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
Kitano J, Ishikawa A, Lema SC
Advances in experimental medicine and biology   781 299-319   2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Kitano J, Yoshida K, Suzuki Y
BMC genomics   14 214   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
Kitano J, Peichel CL
Environmental biology of fishes   94(3) 549-558   2012   [Refereed][Invited]
Reduction of sexual dimorphism in stream-resident forms of threespine stickleback(/Gasterosteus aculeatus/L.).
Kitano J., Mori, S., and Peichel, C. L.
Journal of Fish Biology   80(1) 131-146   2012   [Refereed]
Kitano J, Lema SC, Luckenbach JA, Mori S, Kawagishi Y, Kusakabe M, Swanson P, Peichel CL
Current biology : CB   20(23) 2124-2130   Dec 2010   [Refereed]
Kitano, J., Ishikawa, A., Kume, M., and Mori, S.
Ichthyological Research      2012   [Refereed]
Kitano, J., Ross, J. A., Mori, S., Kume, M., Jones, F. C., Chan, Y. F., Absher, D. M., Grimwood, J., Schmutz, J., Myers, R. M., Kingsley, D. M., and Peichel, C. L.
Nature   461(7267) 1079-1083   2009
Kitano, J., Bolnick, D. I., Beauchamp, D. A., Mazur, M. M., Mori, S., Nakano, T., and Peichel, C. L.
Current Biology   18(10) 769-774   2008
Divergence of male courtship displays between sympatric forms of anadromous threespine stickleback
Kitano, J., Mori, S., and Peichel, C. L.
Behaviour   145 443-461   2008
Ogawa, M., Miyakawa, T., Nakamura, K., Kitano, J., Furushima, K., Kiyonari, H., Nakayama, R., Nakao, K., Moriyoshi, K., and Nakanishi, S.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America   104(37) 14789-14794   2007
Kitano, J., Mori, S., and Peichel, C. L.
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society   91 671-685   2007
Sexual dimorphism in the external morphology of the threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)
Kitano, J., Mori, S., and Peichel, C. L.
Copeia   2007 336-349   2007
Sato M, Tabata T, Hashimoto K, Nakamura K, Nakao K, Katsuki M, Kitano J, Moriyoshi K, Kano M, Nakanishi S
The European journal of neuroscience   20(4) 947-955   Aug 2004   [Refereed]
Kitano J, Kawagishi Y, Mori S, Peichel CL, Makino T, Kawata M, Kusakabe M
PloS one   6(12) e29253   2011   [Refereed]
Hirose, M., Kitano, J., Nakajima, Y., Moriyoshi, K., Yanagi, S., Yamamura, H., Muto, T., Jingami, H., and Nakanishi, S.
Journal of Biological Chemistry   279(31) 32308-32315   2004
Kitano, J., Yamazaki, Y., Kimura, K., Masukado, T., Nakajima, Y., and Nakanishi, S.
Journal of Biological Chemistry   278(17) 14762-14768   2003
Kitano, J., Nishida, M., Itsukaichi, Y., Minami, I., Ogawa, M., Hirano, T., Mori, Y., and Nakanishi, S.
The Journal of Biological Chemistry   278(27) 25101-25108   2003
Tamalin, a PDZ domain-containing protein, links a protein complex formation of group 1 metabotropic glutamate receptors and the guanine nucleotide exchange factor cytohesins
Kitano, J., Kimura, K., Yamazaki, Y., Soda, T., Shigemoto, R., Nakajima, Y., and Nakanishi, S.
Journal of Neuroscience   22 1280-1289   2002
PICK1 interacts with and regulates PKC phosphorylation of mGLUR7
Dev, K. K., Nakajima, Y., Kitano, J., Braithwaite, S.P., Henley, J.M., and Nakanishi, S.
Journal of Neuroscience   2007 7252-7257   2000

Conference Activities & Talks

Genomic and Functional Characterization of a Neo-Sex Chromosome Important for Stickleback Speciation [Invited]
Kitano J
SMBE   27 Jul 2011   
Neo-Sex Chromosome Formation and speciation in the Japanese Sticklebacks [Invited]
Kitano, J.
OBC2012   21 Mar 2012   
Integrating Genomics into physiology
23 Sep 2011