TatsuyaUeki

Last Updated :2019/10/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, ., Associate Professor
Web Site
E-mail
uekihiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, Kyoto University
  • Master of Science, Kyoto University

Research Fields

  • Biology;Basic biology;Animal physiology / Animal behavior

Research Keywords

  • ATPase|vanadium
  • pH|biodiversity|vanadium
  • Interaction|metal-binding proteins|metal utilization
  • Protein|Vanadium
  • transporter|metal accumulation
  • 3D structure|protein|heavy metals
  • Biochemistry|metal reductase|metal selectivity
  • adhesion|surface structure
  • vanadium|isotope|invertebrates
  • genome|bacteria|vanadium

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Zoological Society of Japan, 1991
  • Japanese Society for Marine Biotechnology, 1998
  • Japanese Society for Comparative Biochemistryu and Physiology, 1998

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Exercise in Information Literacy
  2. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  3. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, English Seminar on Biological Science
  4. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Advanced Biology
  5. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Animal Physiology A
  6. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Seminar for Molecular Physiology
  7. 2019, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Special Study for Graduation
  8. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Study for Graduation
  9. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology II
  10. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology IV
  11. 2019, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Summer Course for Marine Biology A
  12. 2019, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Summer Course for Marine Biology B
  13. 2019, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Marine Biological Course
  14. 2019, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Shimanami Kaido Marine Biology Course
  15. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Shimanami Kaido Marine Biology Course
  16. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Research for Thesis
  17. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Research for Thesis
  18. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Research for Biological Science
  19. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Special Research for Biological Science
  20. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar for Molecular Physiology
  21. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar for Molecular Physiology
  22. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Lectures in Integrated Sciences for Life
  23. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology A
  24. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology B
  25. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Exercises in Basic Biology A
  26. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Exercises in Basic Biology A
  27. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Exercises in Basic Biology B
  28. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Exercises in Basic Biology B
  29. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Basic Biology
  30. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Basic Biology
  31. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Molecular Physiology
  32. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 2Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology E
  33. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Seminar for Advanced Research in Basic Biology F

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Isolation of cDNA clones for epidermis-specific genes of the ascidian embryo, Development, Growth and Differentiation, 33(6), 579-586, 19910401
  2. Autonomy of expression of epidermis-specific genes in the ascidian embryo, Developmental Biology, 164, 207-218, 19940401
  3. An ascidian homolog of SEC61 is expressed predominantly in epidermal cells of the emnbryo, Developmental Biology, 165, 185-192, 19940401
  4. Spatiotemporal expression of eight epidermis-specific genes in the ascidian embryo, Zoological Science, 13, 699-709, 19960401
  5. Peripheral development of cranial nerves in a cyclostome, Lampetra japonica- Morphological distribution of nerve branches and the vertebrate body plan, Journal of Comparative Neurology, 384, 483-500, 19970401
  6. Otx cognates in a lamprey, Lampetra japonica, Development Genes and Evolution, 208, 223-228, 19980401
  7. Early development of the peripheral nervous system in a lancelet species., Journal of Comparative Neurology, 415-425, 19980401
  8. Stereotyped axonal bundle formation and neuromeric patterns in embryos of a cyclostome, Lampetra japonica, Journal of Comparative Neurology, 391, 99-114, 19980401
  9. Rostral truncation of a cyclostome, Lampetra japonica, induced by all-trans retinoic acid defines the head/trunk interface of the vertebrate body, Developmental Dynamics, 211, 35-51, 19980401
  10. Isolation of cDNAs encoding subunits A and B of the vacuolar-type ATPase from the vanadium-rich ascidian, Ascidia sydneiensis samea, Zoological Science, 15, 823-829, 19980401
  11. A 100-kDa antigen recognized by a newly prepared monoclonal antibody specific to the vanadocytes of the vanadium-rich ascidian, Ascidia sydneiensis samea, is glycogen phosphorylase, Zoological Science, 15, 815-821, 19980401
  12. Development of cephalic neural crest cells in embryos of Lampetra japonica, with special reference to the evolution of the jaw, Developmental Biology, 207, 287-308, 19990401
  13. Direct reduction from vanadium(V) to vanadium(IV) by NADPH in the presence of EDTA. A Consideration of the reduction and accumulation of vanadium in the ascidian blood cells., Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 77, 157-161, 19990401
  14. Exclusive expression of transketolase in the vanadocytes of the vanadium-rich ascidian, Ascidia sydneiensis samea, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENE STRUCTURE AND EXPRESSION, 1494(1-2), 83-90, 20001115
  15. Conserved and diversified regulatory patterns of homeobox genes in vertebrate head evolution, Journal of Experimental Zoology, 291, 68-84, 20010401
  16. Isolation of Dlx and Emx gene cognates in an agnathan species, Lampetra japonica, and their expression patterns during embryonic and larval development: Conserved and diversified regulatory patterns of homeobox genes in vertebrate head evolution, JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL ZOOLOGY, 291(1), 68-84, 20010415
  17. Subunit C of the vacuolar-type ATPase from the vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea rescued the pH sensitivity of yeast vma5 mutants, MARINE BIOTECHNOLOGY, 3(4), 316-321, 200107
  18. Expressed sequence tag analysis of blood cells in the vanadium-rich ascidian, Ascidia sydneiensis samea - A survey of genes for metal accumulation, ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 19(9), 1001-1008, 200209
  19. Scanning X-ray microscopy of living and freeze-dried blood cells in two vanadium-rich ascidian species, Phallusia mammillata and Ascidia sydneiensis samea, ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 19(1), 27-35, 200201
  20. Vanadocytes, cells hold the key to resolving the highly selective accumulation and reduction of vanadium in ascidians, MICROSCOPY RESEARCH AND TECHNIQUE, 56(6), 421-434, 20020315
  21. Bioaccumulation of copper ions by Escherichia coli expressing vanabin genes from the vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea, APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 69(11), 6442-6446, 200311
  22. Chloride channel in vanadocytes of a vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea, COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY B-BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 136(1), 91-98, 200309
  23. Local distribution of vanadium in the living blood cells of ascidians by fluorescence scanning X-ray microscopy ID21 at ESRF, JOURNAL DE PHYSIQUE IV, 104, 333-336, 200303
  24. Molecular biological approaches to the accumulation and reduction of vanadium by ascidians, COORDINATION CHEMISTRY REVIEWS, 237(1-2), 41-51, 200302
  25. Novel vanadium-binding proteins (vanabins) identified in cDNA libraries and the genome of the ascidian Ciona intestinalis, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENE STRUCTURE AND EXPRESSION, 1630(2-3), 64-70, 20031130
  26. Vanadium-binding proteins (vanabins) from a vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENE STRUCTURE AND EXPRESSION, 1626(1-3), 43-50, 20030415
  27. Vanadium-binding protein in a vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea: CW and pulsed EPR studies, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 125(21), 6352-6353, 20030528
  28. X-ray microscopy in Ritsumeikan Synchrotron Radiation Center, JOURNAL DE PHYSIQUE IV, 104, 57-61, 200303
  29. 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase form a supramolecular complex in human neutrophils that undergoes retrograde trafficking during pregnancy, JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY, 172(10), 6373-6381, 20040515
  30. Expressed sequence tag analysis of vanadocytes in a vanadium-rich Ascidian, Ascidia sydneiensis samea, MARINE BIOTECHNOLOGY, 6(2), 165-174, 200403
  31. Solution structure of vanabin2, a vanadium(IV)-binding protein from the vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 127(12), 4216-4222, 20050330
  32. Toxicity and bioaccumulation of hexavalent chromium in green paramecium, Paramecium bursaria, JOURNAL OF HEALTH SCIENCE, 51(6), 676-682, 200512
  33. VanabinP, a novel vanadium-binding protein in the blood plasma of an ascidian, Ascidia sydneiensis samea, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENE STRUCTURE AND EXPRESSION, 1730(3), 206-214, 20050925
  34. Glutathione transferases with vanadium-binding activity isolated from the vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENERAL SUBJECTS, 1760(3), 495-503, 200603
  35. Localization of Vanabins, vanadium-binding proteins, in the blood cells of the vanadium-rich ascidian, Ascidia sydneiensis samea, ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 23(10), 909-915, 200610
  36. Selective metal binding by Vanabin2 from the vanadium-rich ascidian, Ascidia sydneiensis samea, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENERAL SUBJECTS, 1760(7), 1096-1101, 200607
  37. Identification of Vanabin-interacting protein 1 (VIP1) from blood cells of the vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENERAL SUBJECTS, 1770(6), 951-957, 200706
  38. Metal binding ability of glutathione transferases conserved between two animal species, the vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea and the schistosome Schistosoma japonicum, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENERAL SUBJECTS, 1770(9), 1413-1418, 200709
  39. Reduction of vanadium(V) to vanadium(IV) by NADPH, and vanadium(IV) to vanadium(III) by cysteine methyl ester in the presence of biologically relevant ligands, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENERAL SUBJECTS, 1770(8), 1212-1218, 200708
  40. Characterization of a novel vanadium-binding protein (VBP-129) from blood plasma of the vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENERAL SUBJECTS, 1780(2), 256-263, 200802
  41. Sequence variation of Vanabin2-like vanadium-binding proteins in blood cells of the vanadium-accumulating ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENERAL SUBJECTS, 1780(7-8), 1010-1015, 200807
  42. A novel vanadium reductase, Vanabin2, forms a possible cascade involved in electron transfer, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-PROTEINS AND PROTEOMICS, 1794(4), 674-679, 200904
  43. Characterization of vanadium-binding sites of the vanadium-binding protein Vanabin2 by site-directed mutagenesis, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENERAL SUBJECTS, 1790(10), 1327-1333, 200910
  44. Identification and biochemical analysis of a homolog of a sulfate transporter from a vanadium-rich ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENERAL SUBJECTS, 1790(10), 1295-1300, 200910
  45. Advances in research on the accumulation, redox behavior, and function of vanadium in ascidians., Biomolecular Concepts, 1(1), 97-107, 20100501
  46. A novel vanadium transporter of the Nramp family expressed at the vacuole of vanadium-accumulating cells of the ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENERAL SUBJECTS, 1810(4), 457-464, 201104
  47. Molecular mechanism of the transport and reduction pathway of vanadium in ascidians, COORDINATION CHEMISTRY REVIEWS, 255(19-20), 2249-2257, 201110
  48. Metal-binding domains and the metal selectivity of the vanadium(IV)-binding protein VBP-129 in blood plasma, JOURNAL OF INORGANIC BIOCHEMISTRY, 116, 70-76, 201211
  49. Identification of a Novel Vanadium-binding Protein by EST Analysis on the Most Vanadium-rich Ascidian, Ascidia gemmata, MARINE BIOTECHNOLOGY, 14(2), 143-154, 201204
  50. Differential gene regulation by V-IV and V-V ions in the branchial sac, intestine, and blood cells of a vanadium-rich ascidian, Ciona intestinalis, BIOMETALS, 25(5), 1037-1050, 201210
  51. Metal ion selectivity of the vanadium(V)-reductase Vanabin2, DALTON TRANSACTIONS, 42(33), 11921-11925, 2013
  52. Participation of thioredoxin in the V(V)-reduction reaction by Vanabin2, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-GENERAL SUBJECTS, 1840(11), 3238-3245, 201411
  53. Role of cysteine residues in the V(V)-reductase activity of Vanabin2, INORGANICA CHIMICA ACTA, 420, 47-52, 20140824
  54. Vanadium accumulation in ascidians: A system overview, Coordination Chemistry Review, 301, 300-308, 20151001
  55. Bioaccumulation of vanadium by vanadium-resistant bacteria isolated from the intestine of Ascidia sydneiensis samea, Marine Biotechnology, 18(3), 359-371, 20160601
  56. Vanadium-binding ability of nucleoside diphosphate kinase from vanadium-rich fan worm, Pseudopotamilla occelata, Zoological Science, 33(3), 266-271, 20160601
  57. Structural and mass spectrometric imaging analyses of adhered tunic and adhesive projections of solitary ascidians, Zoological Science, 35, 535-548, 20181201
  58. Symbiotic bacteria associated with ascidian vanadium accumulation identified by 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing, Marine Genomics, 43, 33-42, 20190201
  59. A draft genome assembly of the acoel flatworm Praesagittifera naikaiensis, GigaDB Datasets, 8(4), 1-8, 20190401
  60. Mechanism of vanadium accumulation and possible function of vanadium in underwater adhesion in ascidians., AIP Conference Proceedings, 2120(1), 020001, 20190703
  61. Xenacoelomorph-specific Hox peptides: Insights into the phylogeny of acoels, nemertodermatids, and xenoturbellids., Zoological Science, in press

Publications such as books

  1. 2007/08, Genes and proteins involved in vanadium accumulation by ascidians , 2007, 08, 448
  2. 2007/12, Vanadium-protein interaction inferred from the studies on vanadium-binding proteins in ascidians , 2007, 12, 999
  3. 2012/01, High levels of vanadium in ascidians, in Vanadium: biochemical and molecular biological approaches (H. Michibata, ed.), Springer-Verlag, 2012, 01, 9789400709126, 228
  4. 2016, Plants, Pollutants and Remediation (Chapter), Vanadium in the Environment and Its Bioremediation, Springer, 2016, 2016, 英語, T. Ueki, 978-94-017-7194-8, 418

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Metal ion selectivity and affinity of wild type and mutant Vanabin2., Tatuya Ueki, The 5th International Vanadium Symposium, 2006/09, With Invitation
  2. Molecular mechanism of the transport and reduction pathway of vanadium in ascidians., Tatsuya Ueki, The 7th International Vanadium Symposium, 2010/10, With Invitation
  3. Differential Contribution of Vanabins as Vanadium Reductases on the reduction of V(V) to V(IV) in blood cells of an ascidian Ascidia sydneiensis samea, Tatsuya Ueki, The 8th International Vanadium Symposium, 2012/08, With Invitation, Washington D.C.
  4. Vanadium Accumulation in Ascidians: An Overview as a System, Tatsuya Ueki, The 9th International vanadium Symposium, 2014/06, With Invitation, Padova
  5. Vanadium Accumulation and Reduction in Ascidians: Contribution of symbiotic bacteria, Tatsuya Ueki ; Taichi Maeshige ; Toshihiro Hino ; Tri Kustono Adi ; Romaidi, The 10th International vanadium Symposium, 2016/11/06, With Invitation, Taipei
  6. Genetic Mechanism of Vanadium Accumulation and Possible Function of Vanadium in Underwater Adhesion in Ascidians, Tatsuya Ueki, 2018/11/08, With Invitation, International Vanadium Symposium, Montevideo (Uruguay)
  7. Mechanism of Vanadium Accumulation and Possible Function of Vanadium in Underwater Adhesion in Ascidians, Tatsuya Ueki, International Conference on Biology and Applied Science (ICOBAS), 2019/03/20, With Invitation, Biology Department, UIN Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang., Malang, Indonesia

Awards

  1. 2013年06月01日, Best Article Award for Marine Biotechnology 2013, Japanese Society for Marine Biotechnology, Identification of a Novel vanadium-binding Proteins by EST Analysis on the Most vanadium-Rich Ascidian, Ascidia gemmata

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Committee Member, 2014/10, 2016/08, Zoological Society of Japan
  2. Branch Committee member, Prefectural Affairs, 2015/05, 2016/08, Zoological Society of Japan

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. The Seventh International Symposium on the Chemistry and Biological Chemistry of Vanadium, Secretary for general Affairs, 2010/10, 2010/10

Other Social Contributions

  1. Unique features of ascidians, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Science Cafe, 2014/12/07, 2014/12/07, Shimanami Hall, Onomichi