Turner N, Mikalauskaite D, Barone K, Flaherty K, Senevirathne G, Adachi N, Shubin NH and Nakamura T.
The evolutionary origins and diversity of the neuromuscular system of paired appendages in batoids
Proc Biol Sci, in press


Wood TWP and Nakamura T
Problems in Fish-to-Tetrapod Transition: Genetic Expeditions into Old Specimens
Front. Cell Dev. Biol

Letelier J, Calle-Mustienes E, Pieretti J, Naranjo S, Maeso I, Nakamura T, Pascual-Anaya J, Shubin NH, Schneider I, Martinez-Morales JR & Gómez-Skarmeta JL.
A conserved Shh cis-regulatory module highlights a common developmental origin of unpaired and paired fins
Nature Genetics


Nakamura T*, Gerhke AR*, Lemberg J, Szymaszek J, Shubin NH (*contributed equally to this work)
Digits and fin rays share common developmental histories.
"From Fins into Hands; Scientists Discover a Deep Evolutionary Link "  The front page on The New York Times
Evolutionary biology: Fin to limb within our grasp” NEWS&VIEWS, Nature

Inaba Y, Shinohara K, Bottled Y, Nabeshima R, Takaoka K, Ajima R, Lamri L, Takeda H, Saga Y, Nakamura T, Hamada H.
Transport of the outer dynein arm complex to cilia requires a cytoplasmic protein Lrcc6.
Genes Cells

Braasch I, Gehrke AR, Smith JJ, Kawasaki K, Manousaki T, Pasquier J, Amores A, Desvignes T, Batzel P, Catchen J, Berlin AM, Campbell MS, Barrell D, Martin KJ, Mulley JF, Ravi V, Lee AP, Nakamura T et al.
The spotted gar genome illuminates vertebrate evolution and facilitated human-teleost comparisons.
Nature Genetics                                                                                                                  


Nakamura T, Klomp J, Pieretti J., Schneider I.,Gerhke AR., Shubin NH.
Molecular mechanisms underlying the exceptional adaptations of batoid fins.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
Pieretti J, Gehrke AR, Schneider I, Adachi N, Nakamura T, Shubin NH.
Organogenesis in deep time: A problem in genomics, development, and paleontology.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
Gehrke AR, Schneider I, de la Calle-Mustienes E, Tena JJ, Gomez-Marin C, Chandran M, Nakamura T, Braasch I, Postlethwait JH, Gómez-Skarmeta JL, Shubin NH.
Deep conservation of wrist and digit enhancers in fish.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A


Dong F, Shinohara K, Botilde Y, Nabeshima R, Asai Y, Fukumoto A, Hasegawa T, Matsuo M, Takeda H, Shiratori H, Nakamura T and Hamada H.
Pih1d3 is required for cytoplasmic pre-assembly of axonemal dynein in mouse sperm.
Journal of Cell Biology


Inácio JM, Marques S, Nakamura T, Shinohara K, Meno C, Hamada H, Belo JA.
The dynamic right-toleft translocation of Cerl2 is involved in the regulation and termination of Nodal activity in the mouse node.
PLoS One


Nakamura T, Saito D, Kawasumi A, Shinohara K, Asai Y, Takaoka K, Dong F, Takamatsu A, Belo JA, Mochizuki A, Hamada H.
Fluid flow and interlinked feedback loops establish left-right asymmetric decay of Cerl2 mRNA.
Nature Communications
Lei Z, Maeda T, Tamura A, Nakamura T, Yamazaki Y, Shiratori H, Yashiro K, Tsukita S, Hamada H.
EpCAM contributes to formation of functional tight junction in the intestinal epithelium by recruiting claudin proteins.
Developmental Biology

Nakamura T, Hamada H.
Left-right patterning: conserved and divergent mechanisms.

Kawasumi.A, Nakamura T, Iwai N, Yashiro K, Saijoh Y, Belo J, Shiratori H, Hamada H.
Left-right asymmetry of Nodal activity in the node is translated into left-right asymmetry in the lateral plate of mouse embryos.
Developmental Biology

Tanaka C, Sakuma R, Nakamura T, Hamada H, Saijoh Y.
Long-range action of Nodal requires interaction with GDF1.
Genes and Development


Nakamura T, Mine N, Nakaguchi E, Mochizuki A, Yamamoto M, Yashiro K, Meno C, Hamada H.
Generation of robust left-right asymmetry in the mouse embryo requires a self- enhancement and lateral-inhibition system.
Developmental Cell


Saijoh Y, Oki S, Tanaka C, Nakamura T, Adachi H, Yan YT, Shen MM, Hamada H.
Two nodal-responsive enhancers control left-right asymmetric expression of Nodal. 
Developmental Dynamics


Takagi M, Nakamura T, Matsuda C, Hattori T, Wakitani S, Yoshida T.
In vitro proliferation of human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells employing donor serum and basic fibroblast growth factor.