Publications

Marcianò G*, Nerusheva OO*, Ishii M*, and Akiyoshi B#. (2019) Unconventional kinetochore kinases KKT2 and KKT3 have a unique zinc finger that promotes their kinetochore localization. bioRxiv, doi.org/10.1101/2019.12.13.875419 (6TLX, 6LTY)

Ishii M and Akiyoshi B (2019) Unconventional kinetochore kinases KKT10/19 promote the metaphase to anaphase transition in Trypanosoma brucei. bioRxiv, doi.org/10.1101/806224

Nerusheva OO, Ludzia P, and Akiyoshi B. (2019) Identification of four unconventional kinetoplastid kinetochore proteins KKT22–25 in Trypanosoma brucei. Open Biology 9: 190236

Akiyoshi B. (2019) Evolution: A Mosaic-type Centromere in an Early-Diverging FungusCurrent 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 proteinJournal of Cell Biology 217(11): 3886-3900

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

Drinnenberg IA and Akiyoshi B (2017) Evolutionary Lessons from Species with Unique KinetochoresIn: 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 kinetochoreOpen Biology 6: 150206 

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

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

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

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