Winners of JSPP Plant and Cell Physiology Award

* Reprensentatives are underlined

2017 (24th)

Satoko Sugawara, Kiyoshi Mashiguchi, Keita Tanaka, Shojiro Hishiyama, Tatsuya Sakai, Kousuke Hanada, Kaori Kinoshita-Tsujimura, Hong Yu, Xinhua Dai, Yumiko Takebayashi, Noriko Takeda-Kamiya, Tatsuo Kakimoto, Hiroshi Kawaide, Masahiro Natsume, Mark Estelle, Yunde Zhao, Ken-ichiro Hayashi, Yuji Kamiya and Hiroyuki Kasahara* (RIKEN CSRS)

Winning PaperDistinct Characteristics of Indole-3-Acetic Acid and Phenylacetic Acid, Two Common Auxins in Plants
Plant Cell Physiol. 56(8): 1641-1654 (2015)
2016 (23rd)

Shino GOTO-YAMADA (Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University), Shoji MANO, Chihiro NAKAMORI, Maki KONDO, Ryuichi YAMAWAKI, Akira KATO and Mikio NISHIMURA

Winning PaperChaperone and protease functions of LON protease 2 modulate the peroxisomal transition and degradation with autophagy
Plant Cell Physiol. 55(3): 482-496 (2014)
2015 (22nd)

Hidefumi SHINOHARA (Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University), Yoshikatsu MATSUBAYASHI

Winning PaperChemical Synthesis of Arabidopsis CLV3 Glycopeptide Reveals the Impact of Hydroxyproline Arabinosylation on Peptide Conformation and Activity
Plant Cell Physiol. 54(3): 369-374 (2013)
2014 (21st)

Farit MOCHAMAD AFENDI, Taketo OKADA, Mami YAMAZAKI, Aki HIRAI-MORITA, Yukiko NAKAMURA, Kensuke NAKAMURA, Shun IKEDA, Hiroki TAKAHASHI, Md. Altaf-Ul-AMIN, Latifah K. DARUSMAN, Kazuki SAITO, Shigehiko KANAYA (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)

Winning PaperKNApSAcK Family Databases: Integrated Metabolite-Plant Species Databases for Multifaceted Plant Research.
Plant Cell Physiol. 53(2): e1 (2012)

Takeshi NISHIMURA (Department of Biological Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University), Naoyuki MATANO, Taichi MORISHIMA, Chieko KAKINUMA, Ken-ichiro HAYASHI, Teruya KOMANO, Minoru KUBO, Mitsuyasu HASEBE, Hiroyuki KASAHARA, Yuji KAMIYA, Tomokazu KOSHIBA

Winning PaperIdentification of IAA Transport Inhibitors Including Compounds Affecting Cellular PIN Trafficking by Two Chemical Screening Approaches Using Maize Coleoptile Systems.
Plant Cell Physiol.53(10):1671–1682 (2012)
2013 (20th)

Takayuki OHNISHI, Mihoko YOSHINO, Hiromoto YAMAKAWA, Tetsu KINOSHITA (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)

Winning PaperThe Biotron Breeding System: A Rapid and Reliable Procedure for Genetic Studies and Breeding in Rice
Plant Cell Physiol. 52(7): 1249-1257 (2011)
2012 (19th)

Tatsuhiko KONDO, Ryoko KAJITA, Aya MIYAZAKI, Mayumi HOKOYAMA, Touko NAKAMURA-MIURA, Satoko MIZUNO, Yuichi MASUDA, Kazuhiro IRIE, Yuki TANAKA, Shinobu TAKADA, Tatsuo KAKIMOTO, Youji SAKAGAMI (Graduate School of Bio-Agricultural Sciences, Nagoya Univ.)

Winning PaperStomatal Density is Controlled by a Mesophyll-Derived Signaling Molecule
Plant Cell Physiol. 51(1): 1-8 (2010)
2011 (18th)

Satoru OKAMOTO, Erika OHNISHI, Shusei SATO, Hirokazu TAKAHASHI, Mikio NAKAZONO, Satoshi TABATA, Masayoshi KAWAGUCHI (Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo)

Winning PaperNod Factor/Nitrate-Induced CLE Genes that Drive HAR1-Mediated Systemic Regulation of Nodulation
Plant Cell Physiol. 50(1): 67-77 (2009)
2010 (17th)

Atsushi TAKEDA, Shintaro IWASAKI, Toshiaki WATANABE, Maki UTSUMI, Yuichiro WATANABE (Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo)

Winning PaperThe Mechanism Selecting the Guide Strand from Small RNA Duplexes is Different Among Argonaute Proteins
Plant Cell Physiol. 49(4): 493-500 (2008)
2009 (16th)

Yukihisa KATSUMOTO, Masako FUKUCHI-MIZUTANI, Yuko FUKUI, Filippa BRUGLIERA, Timothy A. HOLTON, Mirko KARAN, Noriko NAKAMURA, Keiko YONEKURA-SAKAKIBARA, Junichi TOGAMI, Alix PIGEAIRE, Guo-Qing TAO, Narender S. NEHRA, Chin-Yi L2, Barry K. DYSON, Shinzo TSUDA, Toshihiko ASHIKARI, Takaaki KUSUMI, John G. MASON, Yoshikazu TANAKA (Suntory Limited Research Center, Institute for Plant Science)

Winning PaperEngineering of the Rose Flavonoid Biosynthetic Pathway Successfully Generated Blue-Hued Flowers Accumulating Delphinidin
Plant Cell Physiol. 48(11): 1589-1600 (2007)
2008 (15th)

Daisuke MAEDA, Kanae ASHIDA, Keita IGUCHI, Svetlana A. CHECHETKA, Ayaka HIJIKATA, Yasuhiro OKUSAKO, Yuichi DEGUCHI, Katsura IZUI, Shingo HATA (Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University)

Winning PaperKnockdown of an Arbuscular Mycorrhiza-inducible Phosphate Transporter Gene of Lotus japonicus Suppresses Mutualistic Symbiosis
Plant Cell Physiol. 47(7): 807-817 (2006)
2007 (14th)

Ayako YAMAGUCHI, Yasushi KOBAYASHI, Koji GOTO, Mitsutomo ABE, Takashi ARAKI (Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University)

Winning PaperTWIN SISTER OF FT (TSF) Acts as a Floral Pathway Integrator Redundantly with FT
Plant Cell Physiol. 46(8): 1175-1189 (2005)
2006 (13rd)

Yuko T. HANBA (Institute of Plant Science and Resources, Okayama University), Mineo SHIBASAKA, Yasuyuki HAYASHI, Takahiko HAYAKAWA, Kunihiro KASAMO1, Ichiro TERASHIMA, Maki KATSUHARA

Winning PaperOverexpression of the barley aquaporin HvPIP2;1 increases internal CO 2 conductance and CO 2 assimilation in the leaves of transgenic rice plants.
Plant Cell Physiol. 45(5): 521-529 (2004)
2005 (12nd)

Toshihisa KOTAKE, Shinobu TAKADA, Kenji NAKAHIGASHI, Masaaki OHTO, Koji GOTO (Research Institute for Biological Sciences, Okayama)

Winning PaperArabidopsis TERMINAL FLOWER 2 gene encodes a heterochromatin protein 1 homolog and represses both FLOWERING LOCUS to regulate flowering time and several floral homeotic genes.
Plant Cell Physiol. 44(6): 555-564 (2003)
2004 (11th)

Shoko KOJIMA, Yuji TAKAHASHI, Yasushi KOBAYASHI, Lisa MONNA, Takuji SASAKI, Takashi ARAKI, Masahiro YANO (National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences)

Winning PaperHd3a, a rice ortholog of the Arabidopsis FT gene, promotes transition to flowering downstream of Hd1 under short-day condition
Plant Cell Physiol. 43(10) : 1096-1105 (2002)
2003 (10th)

Yasuko HAYASHI, Kenji YAMADA, Tomoo SHIMADA, Ryo MATSUSHIMA, Naoko K. NISHIZAWA, Mikio NISHIMURA, Ikuko HARA-NISHIMURA (Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University)

Winning PaperA Proteinase-Storing Body that Prepares for Cell Death or Stresses in the Epidermal Cells of Arabidopsis.
Plant Cell Physiol. 42(9): 894‐899(2001)
2002 (9th)

Seiya MAKINO, Takatoshi KIBA, Aya IMAMURA, Naoto HANAKI, Ayako NAKAMURA, Tomomi SUZUKI, Mitsutaka TANIGUCHI, Chiharu UEGUCHI, Tatsuo SUGIYAMA, Takeshi MIZUNO (Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences and School of Agricultural Sciences, Nagoya University)

Winning PaperGenes encoding pseudo-response regulators: Insight into His-Asp phosphorelay and circadian rhythm in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Plant Cell Physiol. 41(6): 791-803 (2000)

Akinori MATSUSHIKA, Seiya MAKINO, Masaya KOJIMA, Takeshi MIZUNO (Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences and School of Agricultural Sciences, Nagoya University)

Winning PaperCircadian waves of expression of the APRR1/TOC1 family of pseudo-response regulators in Arabidopsis thaliana: Insight into the plant circadian clock.
Plant Cell Physiol. 41(9): 1002-1012 (2000)
2001 (8th)

Tomoya NIKI, Ichiro MITSUHARA, Shigemi SEO, Norihiro OHTSUBO, Yuko OHASHI (National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences)

Winning PaperAntagonistic Effect of Salicylic Acid and Jasmonic Acid on the Expression of Pathogenesis – Related (PR) Protein Genes in Wounded Mature Tobacco Leaves
Plant Cell Physiol. 39(5):500-507 (1998)

Norihiro OHTSUBO, Ichiro MITSUHARA, Masaaki KOGA, Shigemi SEO, Yuko OHASHI (National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences)

Winning PaperEthylene Promotes the Necrotic Lesion Formation and Basic PR Gene Expression in TMV-Infected Tobacco
Plant Cell Physiol. 40(8): 808-817(1999)
2000 (7th)

Hideaki MIYASHITA (Marine Biotechnology Institute, Kamaishi Laboratories), Kyoko ADACHI, Norihide KURANO, Hisato IKEMOTO, Mitsuo CHIHARA, Shigetoh MIYACHI

Winning PaperPigment composition of a novel oxygenic photosynthetic prokaryote containing chlorophyll d as the major chlorophyll.
Plant Cell Physiology.38(3):274-281 (1997)
1999 (6th)

Naoki SATO, Akira WADA (Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Saitama University)

Winning PaperDisruption analysis of the gene for a cold-regulated RNA-binding protein, rbpA1, in Anabaena:Cold-induced initiation of the heterocyst differentiation pathway.
Plant Cell Physiol.37(8):1150-1160 (1996)
1998 (5th)

Norio WAKAO (Faculty of Agriculture, Iwate University), Naoto YOKOI, Naohito ISOYAMA, Akira HIRAISHI, Keizo SHIMADA, Masami KOBAYASHI, Hideo KISE, Masayo IWAKI, Shigeru ITOH, Shinichi TAKAICHI

Winning PaperDiscovery of Natural Photosynthesis Using Zn-Containing Bacteriochlorophyll in an Aerobic Bacterium Acidiphilium rubrum
Plant Cell Physiol.37(6):889-893 (1996)
1997 (4th)

Hualing MI (The Research Institute for Food Science, Kyoto University), Tsuyoshi ENDO, Ulrich SCHREIBER, Teruo OGAWA, Kozi ASADA

Winning PaperNAD(P)H-Dehydogenase-dependent cyclic electron flow around pyotosystem I in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC 6803: A study of dark-starved cells and spheroplasts
Plant Cell Physiol.35(2):163-173 (1994)

Hualing MI (The Research Institute for Food Science, Kyoto University), Tsuyoshi ENDO, Teruo OGAWA, Kozi ASADA

Winning PaperThylakaid membrane-bound, NADPH-specific pyridine nucleotide dehydrogenase complex mediates cyclic electron transport in the cyanibacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Plant Cell Physiol.36(4):661-668 (1995)
1996 (3rd)

Masayoshi KAWAGUCHI (Departmenrt of Integrated Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo), Shozo FUJIOKA, Akira SAKURAI, Yoshikazu T. YAMAKI, Kunihiko SYONO

Winning PaperPresence of a pathway for the biosynthesis of auxin via indole-3-acetamide in trifoliata orange
Plant Cell Physiol.34(1):121-128 (1993)
1995 (2nd)

Yuichi FUJITA (Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University), Yasuhiro TAKAHASHI, Masako CHUGANJI, Hiroshi MATSUBARA

Winning PaperThe nifH-like(frxC)gene is involved in the biosynthesis of chlorophyll in the filamentous cyanobacterium Plectonema boryanum
Plant Cell Physiol.33(1):81-92 (1992)
1994 (1st)

Tatsuo KAKIMOTO (School of Science, Osaka University), Hiroh SHIBAOKA

Winning PaperSynthesis of Polysaccharides in Phragmoplasts Isolated from Tobacco BY-2 Cells
Plant Cell Physiol.33(4):353-361 (1992)

Tomonori SHIRAISHI (Faculty of Agriculture, Okayama University), Kohji SAITOH, Hon MO KIM, Toshiaki KATO, Makoto TAHARA, Hachiro OKU, Tetsuji YAMADA, Yuki ICHINOSE

Winning PaperTwo Suppressors, Supprescins A and B, Secreted by a Pea Pathogen, Mycosphaerella pinodes
Plant Cell Physiol.33(5):663-667 (1992)