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Ito HC, Sasaki A (2020)
Evolutionary branching in distorted trait spaces.
Journal of Theoretical Biology (in press)
Iida K (2020)
Peaceful atoms in Japan: Radioisotopes as shared technical and sociopolitical resources for the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission and the Japanese scientific community in the 1950s.
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 80, 101240.
Sakamoto T, Innan H (2020)
Establishment process of a magic trait allele subject to both divergent selection and assortative mating.
Theoretical Population Biology DOI: 10.1016/j.tpb.2020.07.001.
Takahashi KK, Innan H (2020)
Duplication with structural modification through extrachromosomal circular and lariat DNA in the human genome.
Scientific Reports 10, 7150.
Iwasaki WM, Kijima TE, Innan H (2020)
Population genetics and molecular evolution of DNA sequences in transposable elements. II. Accumulation of variation and evolution of a new subfamily.
Molecular Biology and Evolution 37, 355-364.
Takahashi-Kariyazono S, Sakai K, Terai Y (2020)
Presence–absence polymorphisms of single-copy genes in the stony coral Acropora digitifera.
BMC Genomics 21, 158.
Espinas NA, Furci L, Shimajiri Y, Harukawa Y, Miura S, Takuno S, Saze H (2020)
Transcriptional regulation of genes bearing intronic heterochromatin in the rice genome.
PLoS Genetics 16, e1008637.
Li Y, (4 athors), Ota T, (28 authors), Irie N (2020)
Genomic insights of body plan transitions from bilateral to pentameral symmetry in Echinoderms.
Communications Biology 3, 371.
Bueno O, Onishi Y(Co-first), (2020)
The Likelihood Ratio Measure and the Logicality Requirement
Blake AJ, Pirih P, Qiu X, Arikawa K, Gries G (2019)
Compound eyes of the small white butterfly Pieris rapae have three distinct classes of red photoreceptors.
Journal of Comparative Physiology A 205, 553-565.
Chen PJ, Belušič G, Arikawa K (2019)
Chromatic information processing in the first optic ganglion of the butterfly Papilio xuthus.
Journal of Comparative Physiology A doi: 10.1007/s00359-019-01390-w.
Chen PJ, Matsushita A, Wakakuwa M, Arikawa K (2019)
Immunolocalization suggests a role of the histamine‐gated chloride channel PxHCLB in spectral opponent processing in butterfly photoreceptors.
Journal of Comparative Neurology 527, 753–766.
Nagata T, Arikawa K, Kinoshita M (2019)
Photoreceptor projection from a four-tiered retina to four distinct regions of the first optic ganglion in a jumping spider.
Journal of Comparative Neurology 527, 1348-1361.
Saito T, Koyanagi M, Sugihara T, Nagata T, Arikawa K, Terakita A (2019)
Spectral tuning mediated by helix III in butterfly long wavelength-sensitive visual opsins revealed by heterologous action spectroscopy.
Zoological Letters doi: 10.1186/s40851-019-0150-2.
Stewart FJ, Kinoshita M, Arikawa K (2019)
Monopolatic motion vision in the butterfly Papilio xuthus.
The Journal of Experimental Biology 222, jeb191957.