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Masato Yoshizawa, PhD

Faculty RankAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Hawaii
AddressCollege of Natural Sciences
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu HI
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    1. Hirata S, Amano M, Yoshizawa M, Ishizawa R, Kuwahara A, Kimura S, Usuki S, Hosoi N, Syuto Y, Miyazaki K. [A Case Involved Successful Treatment of Cecum Colon Cancer with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura(ITP)by Laparoscopic Resection]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2020 Dec; 47(13):1789-1791. PMID: 33468830.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Ma L, Ng M, van der Weele CM, Yoshizawa M, Jeffery WR. Dual roles of the retinal pigment epithelium and lens in cavefish eye degeneration. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2020 11; 334(7-8):438-449. PMID: 31930686.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    3. Simon N, Fujita S, Porter M, Yoshizawa M. Expression of extraocular opsin genes and light-dependent basal activity of blind cavefish. PeerJ. 2019; 7:e8148. PMID: 31871836.
    4. Yoshizawa M, Nakamura S, Sugiyama Y, Tamai S, Ishida Y, Sueyoshi M, Toda Y, Hosogi S, Yano Y, Ashihara E. 6-Hydroxythiobinupharidine Inhibits Migration of LM8 Osteosarcoma Cells by Decreasing Expression of LIM Domain Kinase 1. Anticancer Res. 2019 Dec; 39(12):6507-6513. PMID: 31810915.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    5. Katarao Y, Murasawa M, Yoshizawa M, Ishida H, Kuwabara M. [Hemothorax Due to Rupture of an Aneurysm of a Branch of the Right Subclavian Artery with von Recklinghausen's Disease]. Kyobu Geka. 2019 Oct; 72(11):914-917. PMID: 31588108.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Worsham M, Fernandes VFL, Settle A, Balaan C, Lactaoen K, Tuttle LJ, Iwashita M, Yoshizawa M. Behavioral Tracking and Neuromast Imaging of Mexican Cavefish. J Vis Exp. 2019 04 06; (146). PMID: 31009008.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    7. Herman A, Brandvain Y, Weagley J, Jeffery WR, Keene AC, Kono TJY, Bilandžija H, Borowsky R, Espinasa L, O'Quin K, Ornelas-García CP, Yoshizawa M, Carlson B, Maldonado E, Gross JB, Cartwright RA, Rohner N, Warren WC, McGaugh SE. The role of gene flow in rapid and repeated evolution of cave-related traits in Mexican tetra, Astyanax mexicanus. Mol Ecol. 2018 11; 27(22):4397-4416. PMID: 30252986.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    8. Yoshizawa M, Hixon E, Jeffery WR. Neural Crest Transplantation Reveals Key Roles in the Evolution of Cavefish Development. . 2018 09 01; 58(3):411-420. PMID: 29718239.
    9. Ma L, Strickler AG, Parkhurst A, Yoshizawa M, Shi J, Jeffery WR. Maternal genetic effects in Astyanax cavefish development. Dev Biol. 2018 09 15; 441(2):209-220. PMID: 30031754.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    10. Yoshizawa M, Settle A, Hermosura MC, Tuttle LJ, Cetraro N, Passow CN, McGaugh SE. The evolution of a series of behavioral traits is associated with autism-risk genes in cavefish. BMC Evol Biol. 2018 06 18; 18(1):89. PMID: 29909776.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    11. Fernandes VFL, Macaspac C, Lu L, Yoshizawa M. Evolution of the developmental plasticity and a coupling between left mechanosensory neuromasts and an adaptive foraging behavior. Dev Biol. 2018 09 15; 441(2):262-271. PMID: 29782817.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    12. Jaggard J, Robinson BG, Stahl BA, Oh I, Masek P, Yoshizawa M, Keene AC. The lateral line confers evolutionarily derived sleep loss in the Mexican cavefish. J Exp Biol. 2017 01 15; 220(Pt 2):284-293. PMID: 28100806.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    13. Murasawa M, Yoshizawa M, Ishida H, Kuwabara M. [Congenital Defect of the Left Pericardium with Spontaneous Pneumothorax;Report of a Case]. Kyobu Geka. 2016 Aug; 69(9):797-9. PMID: 27476572.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Yoshizawa M, Murasawa M, Ishida H, Kuwabara M. [Emergency Surgery for a Lung Hernia after Resection of a Metastatic Rib Tumor;Report of a Case]. Kyobu Geka. 2016 Apr; 69(4):325-7. PMID: 27210262.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. O'Quin KE, Doshi P, Lyon A, Hoenemeyer E, Yoshizawa M, Jeffery WR. Complex Evolutionary and Genetic Patterns Characterize the Loss of Scleral Ossification in the Blind Cavefish Astyanax mexicanus. PLoS One. 2015; 10(12):e0142208. PMID: 26649887.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    16. Ishida H, Murasawa M, Yoshizawa M, Hoshino T, Hanawa T, Kuwabara M. [Postoperatively Diagnosed Pulmonary Actinomycosis;Report of Three Cases]. Kyobu Geka. 2015 Sep; 68(10):867-70. PMID: 26329633.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Slocumb ME, Regalado JM, Yoshizawa M, Neely GG, Masek P, Gibbs AG, Keene AC. Enhanced Sleep Is an Evolutionarily Adaptive Response to Starvation Stress in Drosophila. PLoS One. 2015; 10(7):e0131275. PMID: 26147198.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    18. Yoshizawa M. Behaviors of cavefish offer insight into developmental evolution. Mol Reprod Dev. 2015 Apr; 82(4):268-80. PMID: 25728684.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    19. Yoshizawa M, Robinson BG, Duboué ER, Masek P, Jaggard JB, O'Quin KE, Borowsky RL, Jeffery WR, Keene AC. Distinct genetic architecture underlies the emergence of sleep loss and prey-seeking behavior in the Mexican cavefish. BMC Biol. 2015 Feb 20; 13:15. PMID: 25761998.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    20. McGaugh SE, Gross JB, Aken B, Blin M, Borowsky R, Chalopin D, Hinaux H, Jeffery WR, Keene A, Ma L, Minx P, Murphy D, O'Quin KE, Rétaux S, Rohner N, Searle SM, Stahl BA, Tabin C, Volff JN, Yoshizawa M, Warren WC. The cavefish genome reveals candidate genes for eye loss. Nat Commun. 2014 Oct 20; 5:5307. PMID: 25329095.
      Citations: 82     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    21. Masek P, Reynolds LA, Bollinger WL, Moody C, Mehta A, Murakami K, Yoshizawa M, Gibbs AG, Keene AC. Altered regulation of sleep and feeding contributes to starvation resistance in Drosophila melanogaster. J Exp Biol. 2014 Sep 01; 217(Pt 17):3122-32. PMID: 24948636.
      Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    22. Rohner N, Jarosz DF, Kowalko JE, Yoshizawa M, Jeffery WR, Borowsky RL, Lindquist S, Tabin CJ. Cryptic variation in morphological evolution: HSP90 as a capacitor for loss of eyes in cavefish. Science. 2013 Dec 13; 342(6164):1372-5. PMID: 24337296.
      Citations: 99     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    23. Yoshizawa M, Jeffery WR, van Netten SM, McHenry MJ. The sensitivity of lateral line receptors and their role in the behavior of Mexican blind cavefish (Astyanax mexicanus). J Exp Biol. 2014 Mar 15; 217(Pt 6):886-95. PMID: 24265419.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    24. Kowalko JE, Rohner N, Linden TA, Rompani SB, Warren WC, Borowsky R, Tabin CJ, Jeffery WR, Yoshizawa M. Convergence in feeding posture occurs through different genetic loci in independently evolved cave populations of Astyanax mexicanus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Oct 15; 110(42):16933-8. PMID: 24085851.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    25. Kowalko JE, Rohner N, Rompani SB, Peterson BK, Linden TA, Yoshizawa M, Kay EH, Weber J, Hoekstra HE, Jeffery WR, Borowsky R, Tabin CJ. Loss of schooling behavior in cavefish through sight-dependent and sight-independent mechanisms. Curr Biol. 2013 Oct 07; 23(19):1874-83. PMID: 24035545.
      Citations: 50     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    26. Bibliowicz J, Alié A, Espinasa L, Yoshizawa M, Blin M, Hinaux H, Legendre L, Père S, Rétaux S. Differences in chemosensory response between eyed and eyeless Astyanax mexicanus of the Rio Subterráneo cave. Evodevo. 2013 Sep 04; 4(1):25. PMID: 24007672.
    27. Yoshizawa M, O'Quin KE, Jeffery WR. Evolution of an adaptive behavior and its sensory receptors promotes eye regression in blind cavefish: response to Borowsky (2013). BMC Biol. 2013 Jul 11; 11:82. PMID: 23844745.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    28. Yoshizawa M, O'Quin KE, Jeffery WR. QTL clustering as a mechanism for rapid multi-trait evolution. Commun Integr Biol. 2013 Jul 01; 6(4):e24548. PMID: 23956812.
    29. O'Quin KE, Yoshizawa M, Doshi P, Jeffery WR. Quantitative genetic analysis of retinal degeneration in the blind cavefish Astyanax mexicanus. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e57281. PMID: 23437360.
      Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    30. Yoshizawa M, Yamamoto Y, O'Quin KE, Jeffery WR. Evolution of an adaptive behavior and its sensory receptors promotes eye regression in blind cavefish. BMC Biol. 2012 Dec 27; 10:108. PMID: 23270452.
      Citations: 53     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    31. Yoshizawa M, Ashida G, Jeffery WR. Parental genetic effects in a cavefish adaptive behavior explain disparity between nuclear and mitochondrial DNA. Evolution. 2012 Sep; 66(9):2975-82. PMID: 22946818.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    32. Yoshizawa M, Taguchi YH, Yasuda J. Inference of gene regulation via miRNAs during ES cell differentiation using MiRaGE method. Int J Mol Sci. 2011; 12(12):9265-76. PMID: 22272132.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    33. Yoshizawa M, Jeffery WR. Evolutionary tuning of an adaptive behavior requires enhancement of the neuromast sensory system. Commun Integr Biol. 2011 Jan; 4(1):89-91. PMID: 21509190.
    34. Yoshizawa M, Goricki S, Soares D, Jeffery WR. Evolution of a behavioral shift mediated by superficial neuromasts helps cavefish find food in darkness. Curr Biol. 2010 Sep 28; 20(18):1631-6. PMID: 20705469.
      Citations: 67     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    35. Yoshizawa M, Jeffery WR. Shadow response in the blind cavefish Astyanax reveals conservation of a functional pineal eye. J Exp Biol. 2008 Feb; 211(Pt 3):292-9. PMID: 18203983.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    36. Yoshizawa M, Kawauchi T, Sone M, Nishimura YV, Terao M, Chihama K, Nabeshima Y, Hoshino M. Involvement of a Rac activator,P-Rex1, in neurotrophin-derived signaling and neuronal migration. J Neurosci. 2005 Apr 27; 25(17):4406-19. PMID: 15858067.
      Citations: 46     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    37. Nishimura T, Yamaguchi T, Kato K, Yoshizawa M, Nabeshima Y, Ohno S, Hoshino M, Kaibuchi K. PAR-6-PAR-3 mediates Cdc42-induced Rac activation through the Rac GEFs STEF/Tiam1. Nat Cell Biol. 2005 Mar; 7(3):270-7. PMID: 15723051.
      Citations: 152     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    38. Yoshizawa M, Sone M, Matsuo N, Nagase T, Ohara O, Nabeshima Y, Hoshino M. Dynamic and coordinated expression profile of dbl-family guanine nucleotide exchange factors in the developing mouse brain. Gene Expr Patterns. 2003 Jun; 3(3):375-81. PMID: 12799088.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    39. Yoshizawa M, Hoshino M, Sone M, Nabeshima Y. Expression of stef, an activator of Rac1, correlates with the stages of neuronal morphological development in the mouse brain. Mech Dev. 2002 Apr; 113(1):65-8. PMID: 11900975.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    40. Matsuo N, Hoshino M, Yoshizawa M, Nabeshima Y. Characterization of STEF, a guanine nucleotide exchange factor for Rac1, required for neurite growth. J Biol Chem. 2002 Jan 25; 277(4):2860-8. PMID: 11707441.
      Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
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