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Takeo KUBO (Professor)
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Selected publications

Hori S., Takeuchi H. and Kubo T. (2007) Associative learning and discrimination of motion cues in the harnessed honeybee Apis mellifera L. J. Comp. Physiol. A 193: 825-833.

Kiya T., Kunieda T. and Kubo, T. (2007) Increased neural activity of a mushroom body neuron subtype in the brains of forager honeybees. PLoS ONE in press.

Fujiyuki T., Ohka S., Takeuchi H., Ono M., Nomoto A. and Kubo T. (2006) Prevalence and phylogeny of Kakugo virus, a novel insect picorna-like virus that infects the honeybee (Apis mellifera L.), under various colony conditions. J. Virol. 80: 11528-11538.

Yamazaki Y*., Shirai K*., Paul R. K., Fujiyuki T., Wakamoto A., Takeuchi H. and Kubo T. (2006) Differential expression of HR38 in the mushroom bodies of the honeybee brain depends on the caste and division of labor. FEBS Lett. 580: 2667-2670. *: equal contribution.

Kage E*., Hayashi Y*., Takeuchi H., Hirotsu T., Kunitomo H., Inoue T., Arai H., Iino Y. and Kubo T. (2005) MBR-1, a novel helix-turn-helix transcription factor, is required for pruning excessive neurites in Caenorhabditis elegans. Curr. Biol. 15: 1554-1559. *: equal contribution.


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