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Tokyo Gakugei University FERJANI ALI Lab.

Publications

Original Articles

  1. Takahashi K, Morimoto R, Tabeta H, Asaoka M, Ishida M, Maeshima M, Tsukaya H, Ferjani A (2017) Compensated Cell Enlargement in fugu5 is Specifically Triggered by Lowered Sucrose Production from Seed Storage Lipids. Plant Cell Physiol., 58(4):668-678.
    https://academic.oup.com/pcp/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/pcp/pcx021
  2. Tanaka N, Uno H, Okuda S, Gunji S, Ferjani A, Aoyama T, Maeshima M (2017) SRPP, a Cell Wall Protein is Involved in Development and Protection of Seeds and Root Hairs in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol., 58(4):760-769.
    https://academic.oup.com/pcp/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/pcp/pcx008
  3. Ferjani A, Maeshima M (2016) Editorial: Multiple facets of H+-pyrophosphatase and related enzymes. Front Plant Sci. 7:1265. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01265.
    http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpls.2016.01265/full
  4. Wang X, Wang H, Liu S, Ferjani A, Li J, Yan J, Yang X, Qin F (2016) Genetic variation in ZmVPP1 contributes to drought tolerance in maize seedlings. Nat Genet. 48(10):1233-1241. doi: 10.1038/ng.3636.
    http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v48/n10/full/ng.3636.html
  5. Fukuda M, Segami S, Tomoyama T, Asaoka M, Nakanishi Y, Gunji S, Ferjani A, Maeshima M (2016) Lack of H+-pyrophosphatase prompts developmental damage in Arabidopsis leaves on ammonia-free culture medium. Front Plant Sci. 7:819. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00819.
    http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpls.2016.00819/full
  6. Asaoka M, Segami S, Ferjani A, Maeshima M (2016) Contribution of PPi-hydrolyzing function of vacuolar H+-pyrophosphatase in vegetative growth of Arabidopsis: Evidenced by expression of uncoupling mutated enzymes. Front. Plant Sci. 7:415. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00415
    http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpls.2016.00415/full
  7. Katano M, Takahashi K, Hirano T, Kazama Y, Abe T, Tsukaya H, Ferjani A (2016) Suppressor screen and phenotype analyses revealed an emerging role of the Monofunctional peroxisomal enoyl-CoA hydratase 2 in compensated cell enlargement. Front. Plant Sci. 7:132. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00132
    http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpls.2016.00132/full
  8. Amano R, Nakayama H, Morohoshi Y, Kawakatsu Y, Ferjani A, and Kimura S (2015) A Decrease in Ambient Temperature Induces Post-Mitotic Enlargement of Palisade Cells in North American Lake Cress. PLoS One, 10 (11): e0141247
    http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0141247
  9. Ferjani A, Hanai K, Gunji S, Maeda S, Sawa S, Tsukaya H (2015) Balanced cell proliferation and expansion is essential for flowering stem growth control. Plant Signal Behav. 10(3):e992755
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25831425
  10. Maeda S, Gunji S, Hanai K, Hirano T, Kazama Y, Ohbayashi I, Abe T, Sawa S, Tsukaya H, Ferjani A (2014) The Conflict between Cell Proliferation and Expansion Primarily Affects Stem Organogenesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Physiol. 55:1994-2007
    http://pcp.oxfordjournals.org/content/55/11/1994.full.pdf+html
  11. Ferjani A, Ishikawa K, Asaoka M, Ishida M, Horiguchi G, Maeshima M, Tsukaya H (2013b) Class III compensation, represented by KRP2 overexpression, depends on V-ATPase activity in proliferative cells. Plant Signal Behav. 8(11). pii: e27204
    https://www.landesbioscience.com/journals/psb/article/27204/
  12. Ferjani A, Ishikawa K, Asaoka M, Ishida M, Horiguchi G, Maeshima M, Tsukaya H (2013a)Enhanced Cell Expansion in a KRP2 Overexpressor is Mediated by Increased V-ATPase Activity. Plant Cell Physiol. 54:1989-1998
    http://pcp.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/10/16/pcp.pct138.full.pdf+html
  13. Hisanaga T, Ferjani A, Horiguchi G, Ishikawa N, Fujikura U, Kubo M, Demura T, Fukuda H, Ishida T, Sugimoto K, Tsukaya H (2013) The ATM-dependent DNA damage response acts as an upstream trigger for compensation in the fas1 mutation during Arabidopsis leaf development. Plant Physiology 162:831-841
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23616603
  14. Fukao Y, Yoshida M, Kurata R, Kobayashi M, Nakanishi M, Fujiwara M, Nakajima K, Ferjani A (2013) Peptide Separation Methodologies for In-depth Proteomics in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Physiology 54:808-815
    http://pcp.oxfordjournals.org/content/54/5/808.full.pdf+html
  15. Ferjani A, Segami S, Horiguchi G, Sakata A, Maeshima M and Tsukaya H (2012) Regulation of pyrophosphate levels by H+-PPase is central for proper resumption of early plant development. Plant Signaling & Behavior 7:38-42
    https://www.landesbioscience.com/journals/psb/2011PSB0451R.pdf
  16. K. Hanai, Y. Kazama, T. Hirano, T. Abe, and A. Ferjani (2012) Identification of V-ATPase-independent candidate pathways that control cell expansion in Arabidopsis.
    RIKEN Accelerator Progress Report 45, p. 208
  17. M. Katano, Y. Kazama, T. Abe, and A. Ferjani (2011) Heavy-ion beam-mediated screening to evaluate leaf-size control in fugu5 mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana.
    RIKEN Accelerator Progress Report 44, p. 270
  18. Ferjani A, Segami S, Horiguchi G, Muto Y, Maeshima M, Tsukaya H (2011) Keep an Eye on PPi: The Vacuolar-Type H+-Pyrophosphatase Regulates Postgerminative Development in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell 23:2895-2908
    http://www.plantcell.org/content/23/8/2895.full.pdf+html
    Introduced as IN BRIEF article by Gregory Bertoni (2011) A Surprising Role for Vacuolar Pyrophosphatase.The Plant Cell 23: 2808 (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1105/tpc.111.230813)
  19. Fukao Y, Ferjani A (2011) V-ATPase dysfunction under excess zinc inhibits Arabidopsis cell expansion. Plant Signaling & Behavior 6:1253-1255
    https://www.landesbioscience.com/journals/psb/FukaoPSB6-9r.pdf
  20. Fukao Y, Ferjani A, Tomioka R, Nagasaki N, Kurata R, Nishimori Y, Fujiwara M, Maeshima M (2011) iTRAQ Analysis Reveals Mechanisms of Growth Defects due to Excess Zinc in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 155:1893-1907
    http://www.plantphysiol.org/content/155/4/1893.full.pdf+html
  21. Fukao Y, Ferjani A, Fujiwara M, Nishimori Y, Ohtsu I (2009) Identification of zinc-responsive proteins in the roots of Arabidopsis thaliana using a highly improved method of two-dimensional electrophoresis. Plant Cell Physiology 50:2234-2239
    http://pcp.oxfordjournals.org/content/50/12/2234.full.pdf+html
  22. Ferjani A, Horiguchi G, Yano S, Tsukaya H (2007) Analysis of leaf development in fugu mutants of Arabidopsis reveals three compensation modes that modulate cell expansion in determinate organs. Plant Physiology 144:988-999
    http://www.plantphysiol.org/content/144/2/988.full.pdf+html
  23. Horiguchi G, Fujikura U, Ferjani A, Ishikawa N, Tsukaya H (2006) Large-scale histological analysis of leaf mutants using two simple leaf observation methods: identification of novel genetic pathways governing the size and shape of leaves. The Plant Journal 48:638- 644
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17076802
  24. Suzuki S, Ferjani A, Suzuki I, Murata N (2004) The SphS-SphR two-component system is the exclusive sensor for the induction of gene expression in response to phosphate limitation in Synechocystis. The Journal of Biological Chemistry 279:13234-13240
    http://www.jbc.org/content/279/13/13234.full.pdf+html
  25. Ferjani A, Mustardy L, Sulpice R, Marin K, Suzuki I, Hagemann M, Murata N (2003) Glucosylglycerol, a compatible solute, sustains cell division under salt stress. Plant Physiology 131:1628-1637
    http://www.plantphysiol.org/content/131/4/1628.full.pdf+html
  26. Mohanty A, Kathuria H, Ferjani A, Sakamoto A, Mohanty P, Murata N, Tyagi AK (2002) Transgenics of an elite indica rice variety Pusa Basmati 1 harbouring the codA gene are highly tolerant to salt stress. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 106:51-57
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Mohanty+A%2C+Kathuria+H%2C+Ferjani+A%2C+Sakamoto+A%2C+Mohanty+P
  27. Ferjani A, Abe S, Ishikawa Y, Henmi T, Yuka Tomokawa, Nishi Y, Tamura N, Yamamoto Y (2001) Characterization of the stromal protease(s) degrading the cross-linked products of the D1 protein generated by photoinhibition of photosystem II. Biochimica Biophysica Acta 1503:385-395
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0005272800002334#
  28. Ishikawa Y, Nakatani E, Henmi T, Ferjani A, Harada Y, Tamura N, Yamamoto Y (1999) Turnover of the aggregates and cross-linked products of the D1 protein generated by acceptor-side photoinhibition of photosystem II. Biochimica Biophysica Acta 1413:147-158
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0005272899000936

Review Articles

  1. Ferjani A, Segami S, Horiguchi G, Muto Y, Maeshima M, Tsukaya H (2014b) Roles of the vacuolar H+-PPase in seed storage oil mobilization and plant development. Plant Morphology, In Press
  2. Ferjani A, Horiguchi G, Tsukaya H (2010) Organ size control in Arabidopsis: Insights from compensation studies. Plant Morphology 22:65-71
    https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/plmorphol/22/1/22_1_65/_pdf
  3. Horiguchi G, Ferjani A, Fujikura U, Tsukaya H (2006) Coordination of cell proliferation and cell expansion in the control of leaf size in Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Plant Research 119:37-42
    http://download.springer.com/static/pdf/856/art%253A10.1007%252Fs10265-005-0232-4.pdf?auth66=1382791830_98557ce630d87f35c3bd9c40a70909d1&ext=.pdf

Books & Chapters

  1. Ferjani A, Segami S, Asaoka M, Maeshima M (2014a) Regulation of PPi Levels Through the Vacuolar Membrane H+-pyrophosphatase. U. Lüttge et al. (eds), Progress in Botany, Progress in Botany 75, pp. 145-165. DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-38797-5_5, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
    http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-38797-5_5
  2. Ferjani A, Yano S, Horiguchi G and Tsukaya H (2008) Control of leaf morphogenesis by long and short distance signaling: differentiation of leaves into sun or shade types and compensated cell enlargement, In: PLANT CELL MONOGRAPHS: Plant Growth Signaling, L. Bögre & G. T. S. Beemster, Eds. (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 47-62
    http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/7089_2007_148
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