Nerusheva OO, Ludzia P, and Akiyoshi B. (2019) Identification of four unconventional kinetoplastid kinetochore proteins KKT22-25 in Trypanosoma brucei. bioRxiv (

Llauró A, Hayashi H, Bailey ME, Wilson A, Ludzia P, Asbury CL, and Akiyoshi B. (2018) The kinetoplastid kinetochore protein KKT4 is an unconventional microtubule tip-coupling protein. Journal of Cell Biology 217(11): 3886-3900

Hayashi H and Akiyoshi B. (2018). Degradation of cyclin B is critical for nuclear division in Trypanosoma brucei. Biology Open 23;7(3). pii: bio031609

Drinnenberg IA and Akiyoshi B (2017) Evolutionary lessons from species with unique kinetochores. In: Black B. (eds) Centromeres and Kinetochores. Progress in Molecular and Subcellular Biology, vol 56. Springer, Cham

Nerusheva OO and Akiyoshi B. (2016) Divergent polo box domains underpin the unique kinetoplastid kinetochore. Open Biology 6: 150206

Akiyoshi B. (2016) The unconventional kinetoplastid kinetochore: from discovery toward functional understanding. Biochemical Society Transactions 44(5): 1201-1217

Akiyoshi B and Gull K. (2014) Discovery of unconventional kinetochores in kinetoplastids. Cell 156(6): 1247-58

Akiyoshi B and Gull K. (2013) Evolutionary cell biology of chromosome segregation: insights from trypanosomes. Open Biology 3(5): 130023

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