Akiko Okusu, Ph.D. - Publications

2003 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Zoology Biology, Molecular Biology, Paleoecology

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2015 Peterson DA, Hardy NB, Morse GE, Stocks IC, Okusu A, Normark BB. Phylogenetic analysis reveals positive correlations between adaptations to diverse hosts in a group of pathogen-like herbivores. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. PMID 26374400 DOI: 10.1111/evo.12772  0.56
2014 Normark BB, Morse GE, Krewinski A, Okusu A. Armored scale insects (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) of San Lorenzo National Park, Panama, with descriptions of two new species Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 107: 37-49. DOI: 10.1603/AN13110  0.56
2013 Ross L, Hardy NB, Okusu A, Normark BB. Large population size predicts the distribution of asexuality in scale insects. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 67: 196-206. PMID 23289572 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01784.x  0.56
2013 Sabree ZL, Huang CY, Okusu A, Moran NA, Normark BB. The nutrient supplying capabilities of Uzinura, an endosymbiont of armoured scale insects. Environmental Microbiology. 15: 1988-99. PMID 23279075 DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12058  0.56
2009 Woodruff JD, Donnelly JP, Okusu A. Exploring typhoon variability over the mid-to-late Holocene: evidence of extreme coastal flooding from Kamikoshiki, Japan Quaternary Science Reviews. 28: 1774-1785. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.02.005  0.56
2008 Dunn CW, Hejnol A, Matus DQ, Pang K, Browne WE, Smith SA, Seaver E, Rouse GW, Obst M, Edgecombe GD, Sørensen MV, Haddock SH, Schmidt-Rhaesa A, Okusu A, Kristensen RM, et al. Broad phylogenomic sampling improves resolution of the animal tree of life. Nature. 452: 745-9. PMID 18322464 DOI: 10.1038/nature06614  0.56
2006 Giribet G, Okusu A, Lindgren AR, Huff SW, Schrödl M, Nishiguchi MK. Evidence for a clade composed of molluscs with serially repeated structures: monoplacophorans are related to chitons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103: 7723-8. PMID 16675549 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0602578103  0.56
2004 Henry JQ, Okusu A, Martindale MQ. The cell lineage of the polyplacophoran, Chaetopleura apiculata: variation in the spiralian program and implications for molluscan evolution. Developmental Biology. 272: 145-60. PMID 15242797 DOI: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2004.04.027  0.56
2003 Okusu A, Schwabe E, Eernisse DJ, Giribet G. Towards a phylogeny of chitons (Mollusca, Polyplacophora) based on combined analysis of five molecular loci Organisms Diversity and Evolution. 3: 281-302. DOI: 10.1078/1439-6092-00085  0.56
2003 Okusu A, Giribet G. New 18S rRNA sequences from neomenioid aplacophorans and the possible origin of persistent exogenous contamination Journal of Molluscan Studies. 69: 385-387.  0.56
2002 Okusu A. Embryogenesis and development of Epimenia babai (Mollusca Neomeniomorpha). The Biological Bulletin. 203: 87-103. PMID 12200259  0.56
1999 Reynolds PD, Okusu A. Phylogenetic relationships among families of the Scaphopoda (Mollusca) Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 126: 131-154.  0.56
1995 Weeks BS, Nomizu M, Otaka A, Weston CA, Okusu A, Tamamura H, Yamamoto N, Fujii N. The synthetic [TYR5,12, LYS7] - polyphemusin II peptide(T22) binds to the CD4 cell surface molecule Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 215: 626-631. PMID 7488001 DOI: 10.1006/bbrc.1995.2510  0.56
1994 Weeks BS, Nomizu M, Otaka A, Weston CA, Okusu A, Tamamura H, Matsumoto A, Yamamoto N, Fujii N. Lymphocytes and promonocytes attach to the synthetic [TYR5,12, LYS7]- polyphemusin II peptide Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 202: 470-475. PMID 8037749 DOI: 10.1006/bbrc.1994.1952  0.56
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