Ishii M and Akiyoshi B (2019) Unconventional kinetochore kinases KKT10/19 promote the metaphase to anaphase transition in Trypanosoma brucei. bioRxiv (

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

Akiyoshi B. (2019) Evolution: A Mosaic-type Centromere in an Early-Diverging Fungus. Current Biology 29: R1184-R1186 (

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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