Loading...
Header Logo
Keywords
Last Name
Institution

Dr Hirohisa Hirai

Title[no position]
Institution[no institution name]
Address[no address]
vCardDownload vCard

    Collapse Bibliographic 
    Collapse selected publications
    Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
    List All   |   Timeline
    1. Suzuki-Hashido N, Hayakawa T, Matsui A, Go Y, Ishimaru Y, Misaka T, Abe K, Hirai H, Satta Y, Imai H. Rapid Expansion of Phenylthiocarbamide Non-Tasters among Japanese Macaques. PLoS One. 2015; 10(7):e0132016. PMID: 26201026; PMCID: PMC4511751.
    2. Sujiwattanarat P, Thapana W, Srikulnath K, Hirai Y, Hirai H, Koga A. Higher-order repeat structure in alpha satellite DNA occurs in New World monkeys and is not confined to hominoids. Sci Rep. 2015 May 14; 5:10315. PMID: 25974220; PMCID: PMC4431391.
    3. Okamoto M, Miyazawa T, Morikawa S, Ono F, Nakamura S, Sato E, Yoshida T, Yoshikawa R, Sakai K, Mizutani T, Nagata N, Takano J, Okabayashi S, Hamano M, Fujimoto K, Nakaya T, Iida T, Horii T, Miyabe-Nishiwaki T, Watanabe A, Kaneko A, Saito A, Matsui A, Hayakawa T, Suzuki J, Akari H, Matsuzawa T, Hirai H. Emergence of infectious malignant thrombocytopenia in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) by SRV-4 after transmission to a novel host. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 06; 5:8850. PMID: 25743183; PMCID: PMC4351523.
    4. Oishi T, Imai H, Go Y, Imamura M, Hirai H, Takada M. Sporadic premature aging in a Japanese monkey: a primate model for progeria. PLoS One. 2014; 9(11):e111867. PMID: 25365557; PMCID: PMC4218851.
    5. Baicharoen S, Miyabe-Nishiwaki T, Arsaithamkul V, Hirai Y, Duangsa-ard K, Siriaroonrat B, Domae H, Srikulnath K, Koga A, Hirai H. Locational diversity of alpha satellite DNA and intergeneric hybridization aspects in the Nomascus and Hylobates genera of small apes. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e109151. PMID: 25290445; PMCID: PMC4188616.
    6. Hirai H. Chromosomal differentiation of schistosomes: what is the message? Front Genet. 2014; 5:301. PMID: 25250045; PMCID: PMC4157585.
    7. Koga A, Hirai Y, Terada S, Jahan I, Baicharoen S, Arsaithamkul V, Hirai H. Evolutionary origin of higher-order repeat structure in alpha-satellite DNA of primate centromeres. DNA Res. 2014 Aug; 21(4):407-15. PMID: 24585002; PMCID: PMC4131833.
    8. Terada S, Hirai Y, Hirai H, Koga A. Higher-order repeat structure in alpha satellite DNA is an attribute of hominoids rather than hominids. J Hum Genet. 2013 Nov; 58(11):752-4. PMID: 23945983.
      View in: PubMed
    9. Prakhongcheep O, Chaiprasertsri N, Terada S, Hirai Y, Srikulnath K, Hirai H, Koga A. Heterochromatin blocks constituting the entire short arms of acrocentric chromosomes of Azara's owl monkey: formation processes inferred from chromosomal locations. DNA Res. 2013 Oct; 20(5):461-70. PMID: 23761219; PMCID: PMC3789557.
    10. Prakhongcheep O, Hirai Y, Hara T, Srikulnath K, Hirai H, Koga A. Two types of alpha satellite DNA in distinct chromosomal locations in Azara's owl monkey. DNA Res. 2013 Jun; 20(3):235-40. PMID: 23477842; PMCID: PMC3686428.
    11. Baicharoen S, Arsaithamkul V, Hirai Y, Hara T, Koga A, Hirai H. In situ hybridization analysis of gibbon chromosomes suggests that amplification of alpha satellite DNA in the telomere region is confined to two of the four genera. Genome. 2012 Nov; 55(11):809-12. PMID: 23199575.
      View in: PubMed
    12. Hara T, Hirai Y, Jahan I, Hirai H, Koga A. Tandem repeat sequences evolutionarily related to SVA-type retrotransposons are expanded in the centromere region of the western hoolock gibbon, a small ape. J Hum Genet. 2012 Dec; 57(12):760-5. PMID: 22931862.
      View in: PubMed
    13. Hayakawa T, Sugawara T, Go Y, Udono T, Hirai H, Imai H. Eco-geographical diversification of bitter taste receptor genes (TAS2Rs) among subspecies of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). PLoS One. 2012; 7(8):e43277. PMID: 22916235; PMCID: PMC3420883.
    14. Hirai H, Hirai Y, LoVerde PT. Evolution of sex chromosomes ZW of Schistosoma mansoni inferred from chromosome paint and BAC mapping analyses. Parasitol Int. 2012 Dec; 61(4):684-9. PMID: 22831897.
      View in: PubMed
    15. Imai H, Suzuki N, Ishimaru Y, Sakurai T, Yin L, Pan W, Abe K, Misaka T, Hirai H. Functional diversity of bitter taste receptor TAS2R16 in primates. Biol Lett. 2012 Aug 23; 8(4):652-6. PMID: 22399783; PMCID: PMC3391450.
    16. Hara T, Hirai Y, Baicharoen S, Hayakawa T, Hirai H, Koga A. A novel composite retrotransposon derived from or generated independently of the SVA (SINE/VNTR/Alu) transposon has undergone proliferation in gibbon genomes. Genes Genet Syst. 2012; 87(3):181-90. PMID: 22976393.
      View in: PubMed
    17. Lawton SP, Hirai H, Ironside JE, Johnston DA, Rollinson D. Genomes and geography: genomic insights into the evolution and phylogeography of the genus Schistosoma. Parasit Vectors. 2011 Jul 07; 4:131. PMID: 21736723; PMCID: PMC3162923.
    18. Koga A, Notohara M, Hirai H. Evolution of subterminal satellite (StSat) repeats in hominids. Genetica. 2011 Feb; 139(2):167-75. PMID: 21136140.
      View in: PubMed
    19. Sugawara T, Go Y, Udono T, Morimura N, Tomonaga M, Hirai H, Imai H. Diversification of bitter taste receptor gene family in western chimpanzees. Mol Biol Evol. 2011 Feb; 28(2):921-31. PMID: 20961961.
      View in: PubMed
    20. Suzuki N, Sugawara T, Matsui A, Go Y, Hirai H, Imai H. Identification of non-taster Japanese macaques for a specific bitter taste. Primates. 2010 Oct; 51(4):285-9. PMID: 20665225.
      View in: PubMed
    21. Berriman M, Haas BJ, LoVerde PT, Wilson RA, Dillon GP, Cerqueira GC, Mashiyama ST, Al-Lazikani B, Andrade LF, Ashton PD, Aslett MA, Bartholomeu DC, Blandin G, Caffrey CR, Coghlan A, Coulson R, Day TA, Delcher A, DeMarco R, Djikeng A, Eyre T, Gamble JA, Ghedin E, Gu Y, Hertz-Fowler C, Hirai H, Hirai Y, Houston R, Ivens A, Johnston DA, Lacerda D, Macedo CD, McVeigh P, Ning Z, Oliveira G, Overington JP, Parkhill J, Pertea M, Pierce RJ, Protasio AV, Quail MA, Rajandream MA, Rogers J, Sajid M, Salzberg SL, Stanke M, Tivey AR, White O, Williams DL, Wortman J, Wu W, Zamanian M, Zerlotini A, Fraser-Liggett CM, Barrell BG, El-Sayed NM. The genome of the blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni. Nature. 2009 Jul 16; 460(7253):352-8. PMID: 19606141; PMCID: PMC2756445.
    22. Criscione CD, Valentim CL, Hirai H, LoVerde PT, Anderson TJ. Genomic linkage map of the human blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni. Genome Biol. 2009; 10(6):R71. PMID: 19566921; PMCID: PMC2718505.
    23. Sri Kantha S, Suzuki J, Hirai Y, Hirai H. Behavioral sleep in captive owl monkey (Aotus azarae) and squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis). Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars). 2009; 69(4):537-44. PMID: 20048768.
      View in: PubMed
    24. Roger E, Grunau C, Pierce RJ, Hirai H, Gourbal B, Galinier R, Emans R, Cesari IM, Cosseau C, Mitta G. Controlled chaos of polymorphic mucins in a metazoan parasite (Schistosoma mansoni) interacting with its invertebrate host (Biomphalaria glabrata). PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008; 2(11):e330. PMID: 19002242; PMCID: PMC2576457.
    25. Kim HS, Kim DS, Huh JW, Ahn K, Yi JM, Lee JR, Hirai H. Molecular characterization of the HERV-W env gene in humans and primates: expression, FISH, phylogeny, and evolution. Mol Cells. 2008 Jul 31; 26(1):53-60. PMID: 18525236.
      View in: PubMed
    26. Chalmers IW, McArdle AJ, Coulson RM, Wagner MA, Schmid R, Hirai H, Hoffmann KF. Developmentally regulated expression, alternative splicing and distinct sub-groupings in members of the Schistosoma mansoni venom allergen-like (SmVAL) gene family. BMC Genomics. 2008 Feb 23; 9:89. PMID: 18294395; PMCID: PMC2270263.
    27. Hirai H, Hirai Y, Domae H, Kirihara Y. A most distant intergeneric hybrid offspring (Larcon) of lesser apes, Nomascus leucogenys and Hylobates lar. Hum Genet. 2007 Dec; 122(5):477-83. PMID: 17717705.
      View in: PubMed
    28. Haas BJ, Berriman M, Hirai H, Cerqueira GG, Loverde PT, El-Sayed NM. Schistosoma mansoni genome: closing in on a final gene set. Exp Parasitol. 2007 Nov; 117(3):225-8. PMID: 17643433.
      View in: PubMed
    29. Wu W, Niles EG, Hirai H, LoVerde PT. Evolution of a novel subfamily of nuclear receptors with members that each contain two DNA binding domains. BMC Evol Biol. 2007 Feb 23; 7:27. PMID: 17319953; PMCID: PMC1810520.
    30. Wu W, Niles EG, Hirai H, LoVerde PT. Identification and characterization of a nuclear receptor subfamily I member in the Platyhelminth Schistosoma mansoni (SmNR1). FEBS J. 2007 Jan; 274(2):390-405. PMID: 17173548.
      View in: PubMed
    31. Ohira K, Homma KJ, Hirai H, Nakamura S, Hayashi M. TrkB-T1 regulates the RhoA signaling and actin cytoskeleton in glioma cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006 Apr 14; 342(3):867-74. PMID: 16500620.
      View in: PubMed
    32. Wijayanto H, Hirai Y, Kamanaka Y, Katho A, Sajuthi D, Hirai H. Patterns of C-heterochromatin and telomeric DNA in two representative groups of small apes, the genera Hylobates and Symphalangus. Chromosome Res. 2005; 13(7):717-24. PMID: 16235121.
      View in: PubMed
    33. Pierce RJ, Wu W, Hirai H, Ivens A, Murphy LD, Noël C, Johnston DA, Artiguenave F, Adams M, Cornette J, Viscogliosi E, Capron M, Balavoine G. Evidence for a dispersed Hox gene cluster in the platyhelminth parasite Schistosoma mansoni. Mol Biol Evol. 2005 Dec; 22(12):2491-503. PMID: 16120809.
      View in: PubMed
    34. Hirai H, Wijayanto H, Tanaka H, Mootnick AR, Hayano A, Perwitasari-Farajallah D, Iskandriati D, Sajuthi D. A whole-arm translocation (WAT8/9) separating Sumatran and Bornean agile gibbons, and its evolutionary features. Chromosome Res. 2005; 13(2):123-33. PMID: 15861302.
      View in: PubMed
    35. LoVerde PT, Hirai H, Merrick JM, Lee NH, El-Sayed N. Schistosoma mansoni genome project: an update. Parasitol Int. 2004 Jun; 53(2):183-92. PMID: 15081950.
      View in: PubMed
    36. Guillén AK, Hirai Y, Tanoue T, Hirai H. Transcriptional repression mechanisms of nucleolus organizer regions (NORs) in humans and chimpanzees. Chromosome Res. 2004; 12(3):225-37. PMID: 15125636.
      View in: PubMed
    37. Hirai H, Hirai Y. FISH mapping for helminth genome. Methods Mol Biol. 2004; 270:379-94. PMID: 15153640.
      View in: PubMed
    38. Taguchi T, Akimaru K, Hirai H, Hirai Y, Mwenda JM, Yuri K. A probe generated by chromosome microdissection, useful for analyzing Y chromosome evolution in Old World monkeys. Chromosome Res. 2003; 11(2):147-52. PMID: 12733641.
      View in: PubMed
    39. Hirai H, Mootnick AR, Takenaka O, Suryobroto B, Mouri T, Kamanaka Y, Katoh A, Kimura N, Katoh A, Maeda N. Genetic mechanism and property of a whole-arm translocation (WAT) between chromosomes 8 and 9 of agile gibbons (Hylobates agilis). Chromosome Res. 2003; 11(1):37-50. PMID: 12675304.
      View in: PubMed
    40. Foulk BW, Pappas G, Hirai Y, Hirai H, Williams DL. Adenylosuccinate lyase of Schistosoma mansoni: gene structure, mRNA expression, and analysis of the predicted peptide structure of a potential chemotherapeutic target. Int J Parasitol. 2002 Nov; 32(12):1487-95. PMID: 12392914.
      View in: PubMed
    41. Go Y, Satta Y, Kawamoto Y, Rakotoarisoa G, Randrianjafy A, Koyama N, Hirai H. Mhc-DRB genes evolution in lemurs. Immunogenetics. 2002 Sep; 54(6):403-17. PMID: 12242591.
      View in: PubMed
    42. Hirai H, Hirai Y, Kawamoto Y, Endo H, Kimura J, Rerkamnuaychoke W. Cytogenetic differentiation of two sympatric tree shrew taxa found in the southern part of the Isthmus of Kra. Chromosome Res. 2002; 10(4):313-27. PMID: 12199145.
      View in: PubMed
    43. Hirai H, LoVerde PT. Identification of the telomeres on Schistosoma mansoni chromosomes by FISH. J Parasitol. 1996 Jun; 82(3):511-2. PMID: 8636864.
      View in: PubMed
    Hirai's Networks
    Click the "See All" links for more information and interactive visualizations!
    Concepts Expand Description
    _
    Co-Authors Expand Description
    _
    Similar People Expand Description
    _
    Same Department Expand Description