a. Selected publications in scientific journals

Kitazawa, T., Minoux, M., Ducret. S., Rijli, FM.

Different Ectopic Hoxa2 Expression Levels in Mouse Cranial Neural Crest Cells Result in Distinct Craniofacial Anomalies and Homeotic Phenotypes.

J Dev Biol. 2022 Jan 31;10(1):9. original article

Kitazawa, T., Machlab, D., Onkar, J., Maiorano, N., Kohler, H., Ducret, S., Kessler, S., Gezelius, H., Soneson, C., Papasaikas, P., López-Bendito, G., Stadler, BM., Rijli, FM.

A unique bipartite Polycomb signature regulates stimulus-response transcription during development.

Nature Genetics. 2021 Mar;53(3):379-391. original article

Press release in the FMI

Kitazawa, T., Rijli, FM.

Barrelette map formation in the prenatal mouse brainstem.

Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2018 Oct 17;53:210-219. review

Kitazawa, T., Rijli, FM.

Integrating into the Rhombomere Community across the Border.

Dev Cell. 2018 Jun 4;45(5):546-548. mini review

Kitazawa, T., Rijli, FM.

Nuclear Pore Protein Meets Transcription Factor in Neural Fate.

Neuron. 2017 Oct 11;96(2):259-261. mini review

Kitazawa, T., Takechi, M., Hirasawa, T., Adachi, N., Narboux-Neme, N., Kume, H., Maeda, K., Hirai, T., Miyagawa-Tomita, S., Kurihara, Y., Hitomi, J., Levi, G., Kuratani, S., Kurihara, H.

Developmental genetic bases behind the independent origin of the tympanic membrane in mammals and diapsids.

Nature Communications. 2015 Apr 22;6:6853. original article

Press release in the University of Tokyo and Riken

Highlighted in Scientific American, July 1, 2015 “A 100 year Debate about the Eardrum Comes to an End

Kitazawa, T., Fujisawa, K., Narboux-Neme, N., Arima, Y., Kawamura Y., Inoue, T., Wada, Y., Kohro, T., Aburatani, H., Kodama, T., Kim, K., Sato T., Uchijima, Y., Maeda, K., Miyagawa-Tomita, S., Minoux, M., Rijli, FM., Levi, G., Kurihara, Y., Kurihara, H.

Distinct Effects of Hoxa2 overexpression in cranial neural crest populations reveal that the mammalian hyomandibular-ceratohyal boundary maps within the styloid process.

Developmental Biology. 2015 Jun 15;402(2):162-74 . original article

Kitazawa, T., Sato, T., Nishiyama, K., Asai, R., Arima, Y., Uchijima, Y., Kurihara Y., Kurihara, H.

Identification and developmental analysis of endothelin receptor type-A expressing cells in the mouse kidney.

Gene Expr Patterns. 2011 Oct;11(7):371-377. original article

b. Other publications in scientific journals

Kurihara Y, Ekimoto T, Gordon CT, Uchijima Y, Sugiyama R, Kitazawa T, Iwase A, Kotani R, Asai R, Pingault V, Ikeguchi M, Amiel J, Kurihara H.

Mandibulofacial dysostosis with alopecia results from gain-of-ETAR function via allosteric effects on ligand binding

J Clin Invest. 2023 Jan 13;e151536.

Pumo GM., Kitazawa T., Rijli FM.

Epigenetic and Transcriptional Regulation of Spontaneous and Sensory Activity Dependent Programs During Neuronal Circuit Development

Front Neural Circuits. 2022 May 18;16:911023. review

Vu, TH., Takechi, M., Shimizu, M., Kitazawa, T., Higashiyama, H., Iwase, A., Kurihara, H., Iseki, S.

Dlx-augmentation in neural crest cells reveals early development and differentiation potential of mouse apical head mesenchyme.

Sci Rep. 2021 Jan 22;11(1):2092. original article

Higashijima, Y., Nagai, N., Yamamoto, M., Kitazawa, T., Kawamura, YK., Taguchi, A., Nakada, N., Nangaku, M., Furukawa, T., Aburatani, H., Kurihara, H., Wada, Y., Kanki, Y.

Lysine demethylase 7a regulates murine anterior-posterior development by modulating the transcription of Hox gene cluster.

Commun Biol. 2020 Nov 30;3(1):725. original article

Shimizu, M., Narboux-Nême, N., Gitton, Y., de Lombares, C., Fontaine, A., Alfama, G., Kitazawa, T., Kawamura, Y., Heude, E., Marshall, L., Higashiyama, H., Wada, Y., Kurihara, Y., Kurihara, H., Levi, G.

Probing the origin of matching functional jaws: roles of Dlx5/6 in cranial neural crest cells.

Sci Rep. 2018 Oct 8;8(1):14975. original article

Furutera, T., Takechi, M., Kitazawa, T., Takei, J., Yamada, T., Vu Hoang, T., Rijli, FM., Kurihara, H., Kuratani, S., Iseki, S.

Differing contributions of the first and second pharyngeal arches to tympanic membrane formation in the mouse and chick.

Development. 2017 Sep 15;144(18):3315-3324. original article

Minoux, M., Holwerda, S., Vitobello, A., Kitazawa, T., Kohler, H., Stadler, MB., Rijli, FM.

Gene bivalency at Polycomb domains regulates cranial neural crest positional identity.

Science. 2017 Mar 31;355(6332). original article

Karmakar, K., Narita, Y., Fadok, J., Ducret, S., Loche, A., Kitazawa, T., Genoud, C., Di Meglio, T., Thierry, R., Bacelo, J., Lüthi, A., Rijli, FM.

Hox2 Genes Are Required for Tonotopic Map Precision and Sound Discrimination in the Mouse Auditory Brainstem.

Cell Rep. 2017 Jan 3;18(1):185-197. original article

Takechi, M., Kitazawa, T., Hirasawa, T., Hirai, T., Iseki, S., Kurihara, H., Kuratani, S.

Developmental mechanisms of the tympanic membrane in mammals and non-mammalian amniotes.

Congenit Anom (Kyoto). 2016 Jan;56(10:12-7. review

Minoux, M., Kratochwil, CF., Ducret, S., Amin, S., Kitazawa, T., Kurihara, H., Bobola, N., Vilain, N., Rijli, FM.

Mouse Hoxa2 mutations provide a model for microtia and auricle duplication.

Development. 2013 Nov;140(21):4386-97. original article

Kim, K., Arima, Y., Kitazawa, T., Nishiyama, K., Asai, R., Uchijima, Y., Sato, T., Levi, G., Kitanaka, S., Igarashi, T., Kurihara, Y., Kurihara, H.

Endothelin regulates neural crest deployment and fate to form great vessels through Dlx5/Dlx6-independent mechanisms.

Mech Dev. 2013 Nov-Dec;130(11-12);553-65. original article

c. Translation of Books into Japanese

Harper’s illustrated biochemistry 30th edition, chapter 56, 2016

Harper’s illustrated biochemistry 29th edition, chapter 55, 2013