Ishii M, Ludzia P, Marcianò G, Allen W, Nerusheva OO, Akiyoshi B (2022) Divergent polo boxes in KKT2 bind KKT1 to initiate the kinetochore assembly cascade in Trypanosoma brucei. Molecular Biology of the Cell (8A0J, 8A0K)

López-Escobar L, Hänisch B, Halliday C, Ishii M, Akiyoshi B, Dean S, Sunter JD, Wheeler RJ, Gull K. (2022) Stage-specific transcription activator ESB1 regulates monoallelic antigen expression in Trypanosoma brucei. Nature Microbiology

Ishii M and Akiyoshi B (2022) Targeted protein degradation using deGradFP in Trypanosoma bruceiWellcome Open Research

Ishii M and Akiyoshi B (2022) Plasticity in centromere organization and kinetochore composition: lessons from diversity. Current Opinion in Cell Biology 

Ludzia P and Akiyoshi B (2021) Illuminating the mechanism of monogenic antigen expression in trypanosomes. Nature Reviews Microbiology

Marcianò G, Ishii M, Nerusheva OO, and Akiyoshi B. (2021) Kinetoplastid kinetochore kinases KKT2 and KKT3 have unique centromere localization. Journal of Cell Biology (6TLX, 6LTY)

Tromer EC, Wemyss TA, Ludzia P, Waller RF, and Akiyoshi B (2021) Repurposing of synaptonemal complex proteins for kinetochores in Kinetoplastida. Open Biology 11: 210049

Ludzia P, Lowe ED, Marcianò G, Mohammed S, Redfield C, and Akiyoshi B (2021) Structural characterisation of KKT4, an unconventional microtubule-binding kinetochore protein. Structure (6ZPM, 6ZPJ, 6ZPK)

Akiyoshi B (2020, Preprint) Analysis of a Mad2 homolog in Trypanosoma brucei provides possible hints on the origin of the spindle checkpoint. bioRxiv

Ludzia P, Akiyoshi B, and Redfield C (2020). 1H, 13C and 15N resonance assignments for the microtubule-binding domain of the kinetoplastid kinetochore protein KKT4 from Trypanosoma brucei. Biomolecular NMR Assignments 14: 309–315

Ishii M and Akiyoshi B (2020) Characterization of unconventional kinetochore kinases KKT10 and KKT19 in Trypanosoma brucei. Journal of Cell Science 133(8): jcs240978

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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