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Original Articles


Sato, M., Yasugi, T., Minami, Y., Miura, T. and Nagayama, M.
Notch-mediated lateral inhibition regulates proneural wave propagation when combined with EGF-mediated reaction diffusion.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, E5153-E5162 (2016).

Suzuki, T., Trush, O., Yasugi, T., Takayama, R. and Sato, M.
Wnt signaling specifies antero-posterior progenitor zone identity in the Drosophila visual center.
Journal of Neuroscience 36, 6503-6513 (2016).

Suzuki, T., Hasegawa, E., Nakai, Y., Kaido, M., Takayama, R. and Sato, M.
Formation of neuronal circuits by interactions between neuronal populations derived from different origins in the Drosophila visual center.
Cell Reports
15, 499-509 (2016).

Ke, M. T., Nakai, Y., Fujimoto, S., Takayama, R., Yoshida, S., Kitajima, T. S., Sato, M. and Imai, T.
Super-resolution mapping of neuronal circuitry using an index optimized clearing agent.  
Cell Reports
14, 2718-2732 (2016).

Suzuki, T., Takayama, R. and Sato, M.
eyeless/Pax6 Controls the Production of Glial Cells in the Visual Center of Drosophila melanogaster.

Developmental Biology 409, 343-353 (2016).

Suzuki, T., Kaido, M., Takayama, R. and Sato, M.
"A temporal mechanism that produces neuronal diversity in the Drosophila visual center."
Developmental Biology 380, 12-24 (2013).

Hasegawa, E., Kaido, M., Takayama, R. and Sato, M.
"Brain-specific-homeobox is required for the specification of neuronal types in the Drosophila optic lobe."
Developmental Biology 377, 90-99 (2013).

Fujita, N., Nagata, Y., Nishiuchi, T., Sato, M., Iwami, M., Kiya, T.
"Visualization of neural activity in insect brains using a conserved immediate early gene, hr38."
Current Biology 23, 2063 (2013).

Hasegawa, E., Kitada, Y., Kaido, M., Takayama, R., Awasaki, T., Tabata, T. and Sato, M.
"Concentric zones, cell migration and neuronal circuits in the Drosophila visual center."
Development, 138, 983-993, 2011 (Open Access PDF file)
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Shimizu, K., Sato, M. and Tabata, T.
"The Wnt5/Planar cell polarity pathway regulates axonal development of the Drosophila mushroom body neuron."
Journal of Neuroscience 31, 4944-4954 (2011).

Kawamori, H., Tai, M. Sato, M., Yasugi, T. and Tabata, T.
"Fat/Hippo pathway regulates the progress of neural differentiation signaling in the Drosophila optic lobe."
Development Growth and Differentiation 53, 653-667 (2011).

Ogiso, Y., Tsuneizumi, K., Masuda, N., Sato, M. and Tabata, T.
"Robustness of the Dpp morphogen activity gradient depends on negative feedback regulation by the inhibitory Smad, Dad."
Development Growth and Differentiation 53, 668-678 (2011).

*Sato, M., Kitada, Y. and Tabata, T. (* corresponding author)
"Larval cells become imaginal cells under the control of homothorax prior to metamorphosis in the Drosophila tracheal system."
Developmental Biology, 318: 247-57, 2008.

Yasugi, T., Umetsu, D., Murakami, S., Sato, M. and Tabata, T.
optic lobe neuroblasts triggered by a wave of proneural gene expression that is negatively regulated by JAK/STAT."
Development, 135: 1471-80, 2008.

Murakami, S., Umetsu, D., Maeyama, Y., Sato, M., Yoshida, S. and Tabata, T.
"Focal adhesion kinase controls morphogenesis of the Drosophila optic stalk ."
Development, 134: 1539-48, 2007.


Sato, M., Umetsu, D., Murakami, S., Yasugi , T. and Tabata, T.
"DWnt4 regulates the dorsoventral specificity of retinal projections in the Drosophila melanogaster visual system."
Nature Neuroscience, 9: 67-75, 2006.

Umetsu, D., Murakami, S., Sato, M. and Tabata, T.
"The highly ordered assembly of retinal axons and their synaptic partners is regulated by Hedgehog/Single-minded in the Drosophila visual system."
Development, 133: 791-800, 2006.

Yoshida, S., Soustelle, L., Giangrande, A., Umetsu, D., Murakami, S., Yasugi, T., Awasaki, T., Ito, K., Sato, M., and Tabata, T.
"DPP signaling controls development of the lamina glia required for retinal axon targeting in the visual system of Drosophila."
Development, 132: 4587-98, 2005.

Takei, Y., Ozawa, Y., Sato, M., Watanabe, A. and Tabata, T.
"Three Drosophila EXT genes shape morphogen gradients through synthesis of heparan sulfate proteoglycans."
Development, 131: 73-82, 2004.

Sato, M. and Kornberg, T.B.
"FGF Is an Essential Mitogen and Chemoattractant for the Air Sacs of the Drosophila Tracheal System."
Developmental Cell, 3: 195-207, 2002.

Sato, M. and Saigo, K.
" Involvement of pannier and u-shaped in regualtion of Decepentaplegic-dependent wingless expression in developing Drosophila notum."
Mechanisms of Development, 93: 127-138, 2000.

Sato, M., Kojima, T., Michiue, T. and Saigo, K.
homeobox genes are latitudinal prepattern genes in the developing Drosophila notum whose expression is regulated by the concerted functions of decepentaplegic and wingless."
Development 126: 1457-1466, 1999.

Kojima, T., Sato, M. and Saigo, K.
"Formation and specification of distal leg segments in Drosophila by dual Bar homeobox genes, BarH1 and BarH2."
Development 127: 769-778, 1999.