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The 12nd Naito Conference

Bioactive Natural Products and Their Modes of Action [II]: Regulation of Plant Life Cycle at Molecular Level

Period 1999/10/20 (Wed.) - 1999/10/23 (Sat.)
Venue Shonan Village Center( Kanagawa-pref.)
Participants Lectures:26


Nobutaka Takahashi RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
Yuji Kamiya(Secretary) RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
Takeshi Sassa Yamagata University
Youji Sakagami Nagoya University
Takao Yokota Teikyo University
Kazuo Shiozaki RIKEN(The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
Akinori Suzuki Akita Prefectural University
Isao Kitagawa Kinki University


Gibberellin Biosynthesis and Signaling

  1. Phytochrome Regulation of Gibberellin Biosynthesis
    [Yuji Kamiya]
    Frontier research Program, RIKEN, Wako, Japan
  2. The Dioxygenases of Gibberellin Biosynthesis: Regulation and Genetic Manipulation
    [Peter Hedden]
    IACR - Long Ashton Research Station, Dept. of Agricultural Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
  3. Fern Antheridiogens: Biosynthesis and Signaling
    [Hisakazu Yamane]
    Biotechnology Research Center, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  4. Negative Regulation of Gibberellin Signaling in Arabidopsis
    [Tai-ping Sun]
    Dept. of Botany, Duke University, USA
  5. Negative Regulation of Gibberellin Signal Transduction by Spindly
    [Stephen Swain]
    CSIRO Plant Inductry, Australia
  6. GA and the GA Signalling Pathway
    [Tahar Ait-Ali]
    Molecular genetics depart, The John Innes Centre, UK

ABA Signaling and Gene Expression

  1. Regulation of Gene Expression and Biosynthesis of ABA During Osmotic Stress
    [Kazuo Shinozaki]
    Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology, Tsukuba Life Science Center, RIKEN, Japan
  2. Cis-and Trans- Acting Factors Involved in ABA-Regulated Gene Expression
    [Tsukaho Hattori]
    Center for Molecular Biology and Genetics, Mie University, Japan
  3. Genetic Control of Abscisic Acid Biosynthesis in Maise and Arabidopsis
    [Donald R. McCarty]
    Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Horticultural Sciences Dept., University of Florida, USA
  4. Role of Protein Phoshphatases in ABA Signaling
    [Jerome Giraudat]
    Institut des Sciences Vegetales, CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex, FRANCE
  5. Genetic Analysis of Abscisic Acid Signaling
    [Peter McCourt]
    Dept of Botany, Univesity of Toronto, Canada

Brassinosteroid Biosynthesis and Signaling

  1. Brassinosteroid Biosynthesis and Growth of Pisum Sativum
    [Takao Yokota]
    Dept. of Biosciences, Teikyo University, Japan
  2. The Specific Inhibitor of Brassinosteroid Biosynthesis
    [Shigeo Yoshida]
    Plant Function laboratory, RIKEN, Japan
  3. Brassinosteroids, a Key Factor for Final Determination of Cell Differentiation
    [Hiroo Fukuda]
    Dept. of BIological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  4. Brassinosteroids and Arabidopsis Development
    [Joanne Chory]
    Plant Biology Laboratory and HHMI, The Salk Institute, USA
  5. Transcriptional Regulation of Brassinosteroid Biosynthesis in Arabidopsis
    [Miklos Szekeres]
    Institute of Plant Biology, Biological Research Center of the Hungarial Academy of Sciences, Hungary

Peptidal Signal Compounds

  1. Peptide Plant Growth Factor, Phytosulfokine
    [Youji Sakagami]
    Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan
  2. Physiological Effects of Phytosulfokine on Morphogenesis in Higher Plants
    [Hiroshi Kamada]
    Institutes of Biological Sciences, The University of Tsukuba, Japan
  3. Pollen-Stigma Interactions in Brassica
    [Seiji Takayama]
    Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
  4. Phytohormones, Lipo-chitooligosacharides and Peptides in Legume Root Nodule Formation
    [Henk Franssen]
    Department of Molecular Biology, Agricultural University Wageningen, The Netherlands
  5. Polypeptide Signaling for Plant Defensive Genes
    [Clarence A. Ryan]
    Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University, USA

New Development in Research of Plant Growth Regulators

  1. Chemical Study on Sensibility and Movement in Plants
    [Shosuke Yamamura]
    Dept. of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Japan
  2. Chemistry on Metabolic Inactivation of Abscisic Acid
    [Nobuhiro Hirai]
    Division of Applied Life Sciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan
  3. Biosynthetic Study on Fungal Gibberellins and Fusicoccins
    [Takeshi Sassa]
    Dept of Bioresources, Faculty of Agriculture, Yamagata University, Japan
  4. Plant Growth Retardants: Inhibition of Gibberellin Biosysthesis in Higher Plants and Fungi
    [Wilhelm Rademacher]
    BASF Agricultural Center, Germany
  5. Mechanism of Fusicoccin Action
    [Claudia Oecking]
    Dept. of Plantphysiology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany