"A mystery across the centuries" solved: Scientists uncover mechanism that shapes centromere distribution
- Press Release
Professor Sachihiro Matsunaga of the Department of Integrated Biosciences in the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences led the research project.
The University of Tokyo Press Release (August 2, 2022)
Publication: Nature Plants (August 1, 2022)
Title: Two-step regulation of centromere distribution by condensin II and the nuclear envelope proteins
Authors: Takuya Sakamoto†*, Yuki Sakamoto†, Stefan Grob, Daniel Slane, Tomoe Yamashita, Nanami Ito, Yuka Oko, Tomoya Sugiyama, Takumi Higaki, Seiichiro Hasezawa, Maho Tanaka, Akihiro Matsui, Motoaki Seki, Takamasa Suzuki, Ueli Grossniklaus, Sachihiro Matsunaga*