Nobuaki Furuno

Last Updated :2018/11/01

Affiliations, Positions
Institute for Amphibian Biology, Institute for Amphibian Biology, Associate Professor
E-mail
nfurunohiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Science, Kyushu University

Research Keywords

  • Biological cience in space
  • Xenopus
  • oocyte maturation

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Life System through Frog Research
  2. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Introduction to Biological Sciences A
  3. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Advanced Biology
  4. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology IV
  5. 2018, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Special Study for Graduation
  6. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Study for Graduation
  7. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Seminar for amphibian biology
  8. 2018, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology I
  9. 2018, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice for Fundamental Biology III
  10. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Research for Thesis
  11. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Research for Thesis
  12. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar for Biological Science (Lecture)
  13. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar for Biological Science (Lecture)
  14. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Cellular basis of the cell
  15. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar of Amphibian Embryology
  16. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar of Amphibian Embryology
  17. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Research for Biological Science
  18. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Special Research for Biological Science
  19. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar of Amphibian Embryology
  20. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar of Amphibian Embryology

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. 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, APR 2011
  2. The C-terminal Seven Amino Acids in the Cytoplasmic Retention Signal Region of Cyclin B2 are Required for Normal Bipolar Spindle Formation in Xenopus Oocytes and Embryos, Molecular Cancer Research, 1, 589-597, 20030401
  3. Effects of strong magnetic fields on amphibian development and gene expression, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 45(7), 6055-6056, 20060401
  4. Isolation and characterization of the active cDNA of the human cell cycle gene(RCC1) involved in the regulation of onset of chromosome condensation., Genes and Development, 1, 585-593, 19870401
  5. Replacement of maternal 40S rRNA precursor in early embryos of Xenopus laevis., Cell Structure and Function, 13, 113-122, 19880401
  6. Overexpression of the cytoplasmic retention signal region of cyclin B2, but not cyclin B1, inhibits bipolar spindle formation in Xenopus oocytes, Biologu of the Cell, 90, 509-518, 19980401
  7. Feasibility study of the automated sequencing machines using a cosmid clone contained the human genomic DNA., Proceeding The 7th Seminar on Science and Technology Molecular Biology, 7(1), 191-202, 19880401
  8. Molecular cloning of human genes that complement the temperature-sensitive cell cycle mutants of BHK-21 cells. Cell Cycle Control in Eukaryotes., Cold Spring Harbor Symposium Quantum Biology, 1(1), 169-175, 19880401
  9. Vertebral abnormalities following heat shock in Xenopus laevis., Development= Growth and Differentiation, 31(1), 65-70, 19890401
  10. Correlation between physiological and transforming activities of the c-mos proto-oncogene product and identification on an essential Mos domain for these activities., Japanese Journal of Cancer Research, 82, 250-253, 19910401
  11. Complete Nucleotide Sequence of the Human RCC1 Gene Involved in Coupling between DNA replication and Mitosis, Genomics, 11, 459-461, 19910401
  12. Molecular cloning of the human gene, CCG2, that complements the BHK-derived temperature-sensitive cell cycle mutant tsBN6, Journal of Cell Science, 100, 35-43, 19910401
  13. Differential occurrence of CSF-like activity and transforming activity of Mos during the cell cycle in fibroblasts., EMBO Journal, 11, 2447-2456, 19920401
  14. Degradation of Mos by the N-terminal proline (Pro2)-dependent ubiqitin pathway on fertilization of Xenopus egg, EMBO Journal, 12, 4021-4027, 19930401
  15. Suppression of DNA replication via Mos function during meiotic division in Xenopus oocytes., EMBO Journal, 13, 2399-2410, 19940401
  16. Meiotic cell cycle in Xenopus oocytes is independent of cdk2 kinase., EMBO Journal, 16, 3860-3865, 19970401
  17. Isolation of a cDNA encoding the Xenopus homologue of mammalian Cdc25A that can induce meiotic maturation of oocytes., Gene, 178, 111-114, 19960401
  18. Effects of gravity on the amphibian life cycle--morphological and molecular biological analyses of early development, morphogenesis and metamorphosis, Space Utliz. Res, 21, 270-273, 20050101
  19. Human Cyclin A Is Required for Mitosis until Mid Prophase., Journal of Cell Biology, 147, 295-306, 19990401
  20. The effects of hypergravity on bipolar spindle formation of meiosis II in Xenopus oocytes, Biological science in space, 20, 92-94, 20060401
  21. Effects of hypergravity environments on amphibian development, gene expression and apoptosis, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, A145, 65-72, 20060401
  22. Effects of hypergravity on pituitary-target organ axes in the frog, Xenopus laevis, Space Utilization Research, 22, 231-234, 20060401
  23. Effects of the hypergravity on oocyte maturation of Xenopus laevis, Space Utilization Research, 22, 228-230, 20060401
  24. Effects of hypergravity on pituitary-target organs in the frog, Xenopus laevis, Biological Science in Space, 20, 40-43, 20060401
  25. Influence of hypergravity and high magnetic field on the development and gene expression of Xenopus laevis, MAG-06-55, 20060401
  26. The C-terminal seven amino acids in the cytoplasmic retention signal region of cyclin B2 are required for normal bipolar spindle formation in Xenopus oocytes and embryos, MOLECULAR CANCER RESEARCH, 1(8), 589-597, JUN 2003
  27. Expression of cell-cycle regulators during Xenopus oogenesis, GENE EXPRESSION PATTERNS, 3(2), 165-168, MAY 2003
  28. Effects of strong static magnetic fields on amphibian development and gene expression, JAPANESE JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS PART 1-REGULAR PAPERS BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS & REVIEW PAPERS, 45(7), 6055-6056, JUL 2006
  29. Effects of hypergravity environments on amphibian development, gene expression and apoptosis, COMPARATIVE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY A-MOLECULAR & INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY, 145(1), 65-72, SEP 2006
  30. 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, OCT 2009
  31. Disruption of Thyroid Hormone Function by Environmental Pollutants, JOURNAL OF HEALTH SCIENCE, 55(2), 147-160, APR 2009
  32. The subcellular localization of cyclin B2 is required for bipolar spindle formation during Xenopus oocyte maturation, BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 422(4), 770-775, JUN 15 2012
  33. Amino acid residues required for Gtr1p-Gtr2p complex formation and its interactions with the Ego1p-Ego3p complex and TORC1 components in yeast, GENES TO CELLS, 19(6), 449-463, JUN 2014
  34. Analysys of the head-defects caused by hypergravity in early Xenopus embyos., Biol. Sci. Space, 26, 1-6, 2012
  35. High efficiency TALENs enable F0 functional analysis by targeted gene disruption in Xenopus laevis embryos., Biology Open, 2, 448-452
  36. Hypergravity specifically affects anterior head formation in early Xenopus embyos., Biol. Sci. in Space, 26, 47-52, 2012
  37. Identification and comparative analyses of Siamois cluster genes in the Xenopus laevis and tropicalis., Developmental Biology, 426, 374-383, 2017
  38. Efects of hypergravity on oocyte maturation in Xenopus laevis., Biological Science in Space, 22, 242-244, 2006