Publications


久保中央 (Prof. Dr. Nakao Kubo)
Original papers [*: corresponding author]
56. 辻元人, 伊達修一, 田中沙依, 小野愛, 木村重光, 久保中央 (Gento Tsuji, Shuichi Date, Sae Tanaka, Ui Ono, Shigemitsu Kimura and Nakao Kubo) (2021) 海藻粉末による花菜(食用ナバナ)根こぶ病の発病抑制効果 (Control of clubroot disease on Hanana (flower nabana) by treatment of the dry powder of seaweeds). 関西病虫害研究会報 (Annual Report of The Kansai Plant Protection Society)  (in press)
55. Tsutomu Tachibana, Yuki Nishikawa, Nakao Kubo and Seiji Takeda (2021) Morphological and genetic diversities of Habenaria radiata (Orchidaceae) in Kinki area, Japan. International Journal of Molecular Sciences  22: 311.
54. Takuma Hashimoto, Nakao Kubo†*, Kanako Nishimura, Atsushi J. Nagano, Azusa Sasaki, Yasushi Nakamura and Yutaka Mimura [: first authors] (2020) Quantitative trait locus analysis in squash (Cucurbita moschata) based on simple sequence repeat markers and restriction site-associated DNA sequencing analysis. Horticulturae 6: 71.
53. Ryohei Sato, Azusa Sasaki, Yuko Mori, Mio Komai, Shogo Kamo, Mai Onuki, Takafumi Seki, Zen Kawabe, Shu Miyajima, Shusuke Tomoshige, Tsuneomi Kawasaki, Shuichi Sato, Takako Nakamura, Nakao Kubo, Seiji Takeda, Shuichi Date, Shigehisa Okamoto, Panida Boonyaritthongchai, Krit Thirapanmethee, Mullika Traidej Chomnawang, Bhanubong Bongcheewin, Thuy Linh Nguyen, Huong Lan Thi Nguyen, Huong Thi Le, Yasushi Nakamura and Kouji Kuramochi (2020) Investigation on the epoxidation of piperitenone, and structure-activity relationships of piperitenone oxide for differentiation-inducing activity. Journal of Oleo Science 69: 951-958.
52. 佐藤茂, 久保中央, 中谷花詠 (Shigeru Satoh, Nakao Kubo and Kaei Nakatani) (2020) 滋賀県在来の赤カブの特徴と多様性 (Characterization and diversity of heirloom red turnips in Shiga Prefecture). 園芸学研究 (Horticultural Research (Japan)) 19: 1-6.
51. Nakao Kubo*, Risa Yamashita, Michiyo Tani, Koji Ozaki, Toshiro Fujiwara and Yutaka Mimura (2019) Classification of "Kintoki ninjin" and other groups of carrot (Daucus carota) based on simple sequence repeat markers. Breeding Science 69: 688-695.
50. Nakao Kubo*, Hayato Ueoka and Shigeru Satoh* [*: corresponding authors] (2019) Genetic relationships of heirloom turnip (Brassica rapa) cultivars in Shiga Prefecture and other regions of Japan. The Horticulture Journal 88: 471-480.
49. 辻元人, 上林勇士, 堀田裕奈, 小野愛, 木村重光, 伊達修一, 久保中央 (Gento Tsuji, Yuji Kamibayashi, Yuna Hotta, Ui Ono, Shigemitsu Kimura, Shuichi Date and Nakao Kubo) (2019) 根こぶ病が花菜(食用ナバナ)の収量に及ぼす影響 (Impact of clubroot disease on the yield of Hanana (flower nabana)). 関西病虫害研究会報 (Annual Report of The Kansai Plant Protection Society) 61: 129-132.
48. Nakao Kubo*, Kumiko Onnazaka, Shinji Mizuno and Gento Tsuji (2019) Classification of "nabana" (Brassica rapa) cultivars and landraces based on simple sequence repeat markers. Breeding Science 69: 179-185.
47. Nakao Kubo*, Yutaka Mimura, Tomohiro Matsuda, Atsushi J. Nagano, Nobuhiro Hirai, Shigekazu Higashimoto, Hiromi Yoshida, Norihiro Uemura and Takao Fujii (2019) Classification of tea (Camellia sinensis) landraces and cultivars in Kyoto, Japan and other regions, based on simple sequence repeat markers and restriction site-associated DNA sequencing analysis. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 66: 441-451. [Journal Website]
46. 西野勝俊, 久保中央, 福永晃士, 平井伸博(Katsutoshi Nishino, Nakao Kubo, Koji Fukunaga and Nobuhiro Hirai) (2018) 茶葉および茶畑土壌中のアルミニウム錯体濃度 (Concentrations of aluminium comlexes in tea leaves and soils from tea plantations). 茶業研究報告 (Tea Research Journal) 126: 17-23.
45. Seiji Takeda, Yusuke Onishi, Yoshio Fukui, Takanori Ohsako and Nakao Kubo (2018) Life cycle and genetic diversity of Symplocarpus nipponicus (Araceae), an endangered species in Japan. Plants 7: 73.
44. 砂田くるみ, 小野愛, 木村重光, 久保中央, 辻元人 (Kurumi Sunada, Ui Ono, Shigemitsu Kimura, Nakao Kubo and Gento Tsuji) (2018) 各種植物による土壌中の根こぶ病菌密度低減効果の評価 (Assessment of various plants to reduce the population density of Plasmodiophora brassicae in soil). 関西病虫害研究会報 (Annual Report of The Kansai Plant Protection Society) 60: 81-84.
43. Nurainee Salaemae, Seiji Takeda, Nakao Kubo and Samak Kaewsuksaeng (2018) Molecular phylogeny and postharvest morphology of petals in two major Nelumbo nucifera cultivars in Thailand. Agriculture and Natural Resources 52: 45-52.
42. Nakao Kubo*, Kumiko Onnazaka, Ui Ono and Gento Tsuji (2017) Development of simple sequence repeat markers for the classification of the clubroot pathogen Plasmodiophora brassicae. European Journal of Plant Pathology 149: 733-738.
41. Nakao Kubo*, Akio Douke, Tomokazu Nishigaki and Gento Tsuji (2017) Development and characterization of simple sequence repeat markers for genetic analyses of Sargassum horneri (Sargassaceae, Phaeophyta) populations in Kyoto, Japan. Journal of Applied Phycology 29: 1729-1733.
40. Yaichi Kawakatsu, Hokuto Nakayama, Kaori Kaminoyama, Kaori Igarashi, Masaki Yasugi, Hiroshi Kudoh, Atsushi J. Nagano, Kentaro Yano, Nakao Kubo and Seisuke Kimura (2017) A GLABRA1 ortholog on LG A9 controls trichome number in the Japanese leafy vegetables Mizuna and Mibuna (Brassica rapa L. supsp. nipposinica L. H. Bailey): evidence from QTL analysis. Journal of Plant Research 130: 539-550.
39. 久保中央*, 金子明雄, 山本和喜 (Nakao Kubo*, Akio Kaneko and Kazuki Yamamoto) (2015) SSRマーカーに基づく巨椋池系品種群を含む日本国内花蓮品種の分類 (Classification of flowering lotus cultivars in Japan, including “Ogura-ike group cultivars”, based on SSR markers). 育種学研究 (Breeding Reserach) 17: 45-54. (表紙写真)
38. Takahiro Inoue, Nakao Kubo*, Tomohiro Kondo and Masashi Hirai (2015) Detection of quantitative trait loci for heading traits in Brassica rapa using different heading types of Chinese cabbage. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology 90: 311-317.
37. Tomoko Hashida, Ryoichi Nakatsuji, Holger Budahn, Otto Schrader, Herbert Peterka, Tatsuhito Fujimura, Nakao Kubo* and Masashi Hirai (2013) Construction of a chromosome-assigned, sequence-tagged linkage map for the radish, Raphanus sativus L., and QTL analysis of morphological traits. Breeding Science 63: 218-226.
36. Nobuko Fukino, Takayoshi Ohara, Mitsuhiro Sugiyama, Nakao Kubo, Masashi Hirai, Yoshiteru Sakata and Satoru Matsumoto (2012) Mapping of a gene that confers short lateral branching (slb) in melon (Cucumis melo L.). Euphytica 187: 133-143.
35. Masashi Hirai, Nakao Kubo, Takanori Ohsako and Tomoko Utsumi (2012) Genetic diversity of the endangered coastal violet Viola grayi Franchet et Savatier (Violaceae) and ite genetic relationship to the species in subsection Rostratae. Conservation Genetics 13: 837-848.
34. Yutaka Mimura, Takahiro Inoue, Yasuhiro Minamiyama and Nakao Kubo (2012) An SSR-based genetic map of pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) serves as an anchor for the alignment of major pepper maps. Breeding Science 62: 93-98.
33. Ryoichi Nakatsuji, Tomoko Hashida, Naoko Matsumoto, Masato Tsuro, Nakao Kubo* and Masashi Hirai (2011) Development of genomic and EST-SSR markers in radish (Raphanus sativus L.). Breeding Science 61: 413-419.
32. Masashi Hirai, Sayuri Yoshimura, Takanori Ohosako and Nakao Kubo (2010) Genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships of the endangered species Vaccinium sieboldii and V. ciliatum (Ericaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 287: 75-84.
31. Nakao Kubo*, Masanori Saito, Hikaru Tsukazaki, Tomohiro Kondo, Satoru Matsumoto and Masashi Hirai (2010) Detection of quantitative trait loci controlling morphological traits in Brassica rapa L. Breeding Science 60: 164-171.
30. Ken Hayashi, Satoru Matsumoto, Hikaru Tsukazaki, Tomohiro Kondo, Nakao Kubo and Masashi Hirai (2010) Mapping of a novel locus regulating anthocyanin pigmentation in Brassica rapa. Breeding Science 60: 76-80.
29. Akito Kamei, Masato Tsuro, Nakao Kubo, Takeshi Hayashi, Ning Wang, Tatsuhito Fujimura and Masashi Hirai (2010) QTL mapping of clubroot resistance in radish (Raphanus sativus L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 120: 1021-1027.
28. Nakao Kubo* and Shin-ichi Arimura (2010) Discovery of the rpl10 gene in diverse plant mitochondrial genomes and its probable replacement by the nuclear gene for chloroplast RPL10 in two lineages of angiosperms. DNA Research 17: 1-9. [Journal Website]
27. Nakao Kubo*, Masashi Hirai, Akio Kaneko, Daizo Tanaka and Kumaji Kasumi (2009) Classification and diversity of sacred and American Nelumbo species: the genetic relationships of flowering lotus cultivars in Japan using SSR markers. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization 7: 260-270.
26. Nakao Kubo*, Masashi Hirai, Akio Kaneko, Daizo Tanaka and Kumaji Kasumi (2009) Development and characterization of simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers in the water lotus (Nelumbo nucifera). Aquatic Botany 90: 191-194.
25. Nobuko Fukino, Yosuke Yoshioka, Nakao Kubo, Masashi Hirai, Mitsuhiro Sugiyama, Yoshiteru Sakata and Satoru Matsumoto (2008) Development of 101 novel SSR markers and construction of an SSR-based genetic linkage map in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Breeding Science 58: 475-483.
24. Nakao Kubo*, Masaru Fujimoto, Shin-ichi Arimura, Masashi Hirai and Nobuhiro Tsutsumi (2008) Transfer of rice mitochondrial ribosomal protein L6 gene to the nucleus: acquisition of the 5'-untranslated region via a transposable element. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8: 314. [Journal Website]
23. Masato Tsuro, Keita Suwabe, Nakao Kubo, Satoru Matsumoto and Masashi Hirai (2008) Mapping of QTLs controlling root shape and red pigmentation in radish, Raphanus sativus L. Breeding Science 58: 55-61.
22. Zhengjun Xia, Yasutaka Tsubokura, Masako Hoshi, Masayoshi Hanawa, Chizuru Yano, Kayo Okamura, Talaat A. Ahmed, Toyoaki Anai, Satoshi Watanabe, Takashi Kawai, Khwaja G. Hossain, , Hirokazu Masaki, Kazumi Asai, Naoki Yamanaka, Nakao Kubo, Koh-ichi Kadowaki, Shusei Sato, Satoshi Tabata, Yoshiaki Nagamura, Masahiro Yano, Takuji Sasaki and Kyuya Harada (2007) An integrated high-density linkage map of soybean with RFLP, SSR, STS and AFLP markers using a single F2 population. DNA Research 14: 257-269.
21. Nakao Kubo*, Shin-ichi Arimura, Nobuhiro Tsutsumi, Koh-ichi Kadowaki and Masashi Hirai (2006) Isolation and characterization of the pea cytochrome c oxidase Vb gene. Genome 49: 1481-1489.
20. Masanori Saito, Nakao Kubo, Satoru Matsumoto, Keita Suwabe, Motohisa Tsukada and Masashi Hirai (2006) Fine mapping of the clubroot resistance gene, Crr3, in Brassica rapa. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 114: 81-91.
19. Yoshiteru Sakata, Nakao Kubo, Masami Morishita, Emi Kitadani, Mitsuhiro Sugiyama and Masashi Hirai [: first authors] (2006) QTL analysis of powdery mildew resistance in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 112: 243-250.
18. Nakao Kubo*, Björn Salomon, Takao Komatsuda, Roland von Bothmer and Koh-ichi Kadowaki (2005) Structural and distributional variation of mitochondrial rps2 gene in the tribe Triticeae (Poaceae). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 110: 995-1002.
17. Masato Tsuro, Keita Suwabe, Nakao Kubo, Satoru Matsumoto and Masashi Hirai (2005) Construction of a molecular linkage map of radish (Raphanus sativus L.), based on AFLP and Brassica-SSR markers. Breeding Science 55: 107-111.
16. Takayuki Senda, Nakao Kubo, Masashi Hirai and Tohru Tominaga (2004) Development of microsatellite markers and their effectiveness in Lolium temulentum. Weed Research 44: 136-141.
15. Masashi Hirai, Takeo Harada, Nakao Kubo, Motohisa Tsukada, Keita Suwabe and Satoru Matsumoto (2004) A novel locus for clubroot resistance in Brassica rapa and its linkage markers. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 108: 639-643.
14. Nakao Kubo, Shin-ichi Arimura, Nobuhiro Tsutsumi, Atsushi Hirai and Koh-ichi Kadowaki (2003) Involvement of N-terminal region in mitochondrial targeting of rice RPS10 and RPS14 proteins. Plant Science 164: 1047-1055.
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Yoshiyuki Notsu, Shahid Masood, Tomotaro Nishikawa, Nakao Kubo, Gaku Akiduki, Mikio Nakazono, Atsushi Hirai and Koh-ichi Kadowaki (2002) The complete sequence of rice (Oryza sativa L.) mitochondrial genome: frequent DNA sequence aquisition and loss during flowering plant evolution. Molecular Genetics and Genomics 268: 434-445.
12. Takayuki Asano, Hiroaki Kusano, Tomohiro Okuda, Nakao Kubo, Hiroaki Shimada and Koh-ichi Kadowaki (2002) Rpp16 and Rpp17, from common origin, have different protein characteristics but both genes are predominantly expressed in rice phloem tissues. Plant and Cell Physiology 43: 668-674.
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Nakao Kubo, Atsushi Hirai and Koh-ichi Kadowaki (2001) Transcription and editing status of ribosomal protein S2 gene in rice mitochondria. Rice Genetics Newsletter 18: 75-77.

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Nakao Kubo and Koh-ichi Kadowaki (2001) The gene encoding mitochondrial succinate dehydrogenase subunit 4 has been successfully transferred to the nuclear genome in pea, while leaving an original sequence as a pseudogene in the mitochondrial genome. Plant Biotechnology 18: 283-287.

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Nakao Kubo, Makoto Takano, Masamichi Nishiguchi and Koh-ichi Kadowaki (2001) Mitochondrial sequence migrated downstream to a nuclear V-ATPase B gene is transcribed but non-functional. Gene 271: 193-201.

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Nakao Kubo, Xavier Jordana, Kazuhiro Ozawa, Silvana Zanlungo, Kyuya Harada, Takuji Sasaki and Koh-ichi Kadowaki (2000) Transfer of the mitochondrial rps10 gene to the nucleus in rice: acquisition of the 5' untranslated region followed by gene duplication. Molecular and General Genetics 263: 733-739.

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Nakao Kubo, Kyuya Harada, Atsushi Hirai and Koh-ichi Kadowaki (1999) A single nuclear transcript encoding mitochondrial RPS14 and SDHB of rice is processed by alternative splicing: Common use of the same mitochondrial targeting signal for different proteins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 96: 9207-9211.

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Hirokazu Handa, Nakao Kubo and Koh-ichi Kadowaki (1998) Genes for the mitochondrial ribosomal S4 protein encoded by higher plant mitochondria are transcribed, edited, and translated. Molecular and General Genetics 258: 199-207.

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Nakao Kubo and Koh-ichi Kadowaki (1997) Involvement of 5' flanking sequence for specifying RNA editing sites in plant mitochondria. FEBS Letters 413: 40-44.

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Koh-ichi Kadowaki, Nakao Kubo, Kazuhiro Ozawa and Atsushi Hirai (1996) Targeting presequence acquisition after mitochondrial gene transfer to the nucleus occurs by duplication of existing targeting signals. The EMBO Journal 15: 6652-6661.

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Nakao Kubo, Kazuhiro Ozawa, Toshihiko Hino and Koh-ichi Kadowaki (1996) A ribosomal protein L2 gene is transcribed, spliced, and edited at one site in rice mitochondria. Plant Molecular Biology 31: 853-862.

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Patric Zeltz, Koh-ichi Kadowaki, Nakao Kubo, Rainer Maier, Atsushi Hirai and Hans Kössel (1996) A promiscuous chloroplast DNA fragment is transcribed in plant mitochondria but the encoded RNA is not edited. Plant Molecular Biology 31: 647-656.

1. Koh-ich Kadowaki, Kazuhiro Ozawa, Shigeru Kazama, Nakao Kubo and Tomoya Akihama (1995) Creation of an initiation codon by RNA editing in the coxI transcript from tomato mitochondria. Current Genetics 28: 415-422.

Review papers and books
6. 佐藤茂,久保中央,中谷花詠 (2019) 滋賀県在来の赤カブの起源種と系譜. 『農業および園芸』 養賢堂, 94: 966-971.
5. 佐藤茂,久保中央 (2019) 近江カブの祖先種と後代種の系譜. ‘近江かぶら’は聖護院カブの祖先種か? 『農業および園芸』 養賢堂, 94: 849-856.
4. 久保中央 (2019) DNAからみた宇治茶の来歴. 『京都を学ぶ 【南山城編】―文化資源を発掘する―』 (京都学研究会・編)ナカニシヤ出版, pp. 60-77.
3. Yasushi Nakamura, Azusa Sasaki , Eun Young Park, Nakao Kubo, Takako Nakamura, Yasuyuki Kubo and Shigehisa Okamoto (2015) Expectations of health benefits in plant materials in Southeast Asia based on Washoku (Japanese cuisine) study focusing on Kyo-yasai (heirloom vegetables in Kyoto). Mahidol University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 42: 47-54.
2. Nakao Kubo and Koh-ich Kadowaki (2004) Gene transfer from the mitochondrion to the nucleus and subsequent activation mechanism in higher plants. Endocytobiosis and Cell Research 15: 96-100.
1. 門脇光一,久保中央 (2002) TAIL-PCR法,PCR法による生物進化の解析. 『生物化学実験法47 PCR実験マニュアル−原理から応用まで』(駒野徹・編著)学会出版センター, pp. 148-155, 209-212.

Proceedings and other publications
8. Yutaka Mimura, Yasuhiro Minamiyama and Nakao Kubo (2017) Parentage analysis of pepper cultivar ‘Manganji’ (Capsicum annuum L.) characterized by SSR markers. 京都府農林水産技術センター農林センター研究報告「農業部門」(Bulletin of the Agriculture and Forestry Technology Department, Kyoto Prefectural Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Technology Center 'Agriculture Section')  39: 1-7.
7. Tomoko Hashida, Ryoichi Nakatsuji, Holger Budahn, Otto Schrader, Herbert Peterka, Tatsuhito Fujimura, Nakao Kubo and Masashi Hirai (2013) Chromosomal assignment of radish linkage groups using a complete set of disomic rapeseed-radish chromosome addition lines. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS). VI International Symposium on Brassicas and XVIII Crucifer Genetics Workshop 1005: 89-96.
6. Takahiro Inoue, Masashi Hirai, Tomohiro Kondo and Nakao Kubo (2012) Genetic analysis of head color trait in Chinese cabbage. Cruciferae Newsletter 31: 8-9.
5. Nobuko Fukino, Mitsuhiro Sugiyama, Takayoshi Ohara, Hiroko Sainoki, Nakao Kubo, Masashi Hirai, Satoru Matsumoto and Yoshiteru Sakata (2008) Detection of quantitative trait loci affecting short lateral branching in Cucumis melo L. Cucurbitaceae 2008. Proceedings of the IXth EUCARPIA Meeting on Genetics and Breeding of Cucurbitaceae. M. Pitrat ed., INRA, Avignon, France, pp. 505-509.
4. Nakao Kubo, Xavier Jordana, Kyuya Harada and Koh-ich Kadowaki (2003) Transferring the mitochondrial ribosomal protein S10 gene from the mitochondrion to the nucleus in rice. Advances in Rice Genetics. Supplement to Rice genetics IV. Proceedings of the Fourth International Rice Genetics Symposium. G.S. Khush et al. eds., IRRI, Metro Manila, Philippines, pp. 434-435.
3. Koh-ich Kadowaki and Nakao Kubo (2003) Alternative splicing bestows capacity for nuclear expression and mitochondrial targeting in rice. Advances in Rice Genetics. Supplement to Rice genetics IV. Proceedings of the Fourth International Rice Genetics Symposium. G.S. Khush et al. eds., IRRI, Metro Manila, Philippines, pp. 431-433.
2. Nakao Kubo, Björn Salomon, Takao Komatsuda, Roland von Bothmer and Koh-ich Kadowaki (2002) Mitochondrial RPS2 of barley has a C-terminal extension differing from that of other cereals but is highly conserved in Hordeum species. Proceedings of the 4th International Triticeae Symposium. P. Hernández et al. eds., Consejería de Agricultura y Pesca, Sevilla, Spain, pp. 69-72.
1. Nakao Kubo, Kyuya Harada and Koh-ich Kadowaki (1998) Transfer of an rps11 gene from mitochondrion to the nucleus in pea. Plant Mitochondria: From Gene to Function. I.M. Møller et al. eds., Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands, pp. 25-27.