Thomas W. Okita - Publications

Affiliations: 
Washington State University, Pullman, WA, United States 
Area:
Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology Biology

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2019 Chou HL, Tian L, Fukuda M, Kumamaru T, Okita TW. The Role of RNA Binding Protein OsTudor-SN in Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Seed Storage Proteins and Endosperm Development. Plant & Cell Physiology. PMID 31198964 DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcz113  0.36
2019 Chou HL, Tian L, Washida H, Fukuda M, Kumamaru T, Okita TW. The rice storage protein mRNAs as a model system for RNA localization in higher plants. Plant Science : An International Journal of Experimental Plant Biology. 284: 203-211. PMID 31084873 DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2019.04.014  0.36
2019 Hwang SK, Singh S, Maharana J, Kalita S, Tuncel A, Rath T, Panda D, Modi MK, Okita TW. Mechanism Underlying Heat Stability of the Rice Endosperm Cytosolic ADP-Glucose Pyrophosphorylase. Frontiers in Plant Science. 10: 70. PMID 30804963 DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00070  1
2018 Cakir B, Tian L, Crofts N, Chou HL, Koper K, Ng CY, Tuncel A, Gargouri M, Hwang SK, Fujita N, Okita TW. Re-programming of gene expression in the CS8 rice line over-expressing ADPglucose pyrophosphorylase induces a suppressor of starch biosynthesis. The Plant Journal : For Cell and Molecular Biology. PMID 30523657 DOI: 10.1111/tpj.14180  1
2018 Tian L, Chou HL, Zhang L, Hwang SK, Starkenburg S, Doroshenk KA, Kumamaru T, Okita TW. RNA-binding protein RBP-P is required for glutelin and prolamine mRNA localization in rice endosperm cells. The Plant Cell. PMID 30190374 DOI: 10.1105/tpc.18.00321  0.68
2018 Yang Y, Chou HL, Crofts AJ, Zhang L, Tian L, Washida H, Fukuda M, Kumamaru T, Oviedo OJ, Starkenburg S, Okita TW. Selective sets of mRNAs localize to extracellular paramural bodies in the rice glup6 mutant line. Journal of Experimental Botany. PMID 30102323 DOI: 10.1093/jxb/ery297  0.56
2016 Lee SK, Eom JS, Hwang SK, Shin D, An G, Okita TW, Jeon JS. Plastidic phosphoglucomutase and ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase mutants impair starch synthesis in rice pollen grains and cause male sterility. Journal of Experimental Botany. PMID 27588462 DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erw324  1
2016 Fukuda M, Kawagoe Y, Murakami T, Washida H, Sugino A, Nagamine A, Okita TW, Ogawa M, Kumamaru T. The Dual Roles of the Golgi Transport 1 (GOT1B): RNA Localization to the Cortical Endoplasmic Reticulum and the Export of Proglutelin and α-Globulin from the Cortical-ER to the Golgi. Plant & Cell Physiology. PMID 27565205 DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcw154  0.36
2016 Hwang SK, Koper K, Satoh H, Okita TW. Rice endosperm starch phosphorylase (Pho1) assembles with disproportionating enzyme (Dpe1) to form a protein complex that enhances synthesis of malto-oligosaccharides. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. PMID 27502283 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M116.735449  1
2016 Cakir B, Shiraishi S, Tuncel A, Matsusaka H, Satoh R, Singh S, Crofts N, Hosaka Y, Fujita N, Hwang SK, Satoh H, Okita TW. Analysis of the rice ADPglucose transporter (OsBT1) indicates the presence of regulatory processes in the amyloplast stroma that control ADPglucose flux into starch. Plant Physiology. PMID 26754668 DOI: 10.1104/pp.15.01911  1
2016 Hwang SK, Singh S, Cakir B, Satoh H, Okita TW. The plastidial starch phosphorylase from rice endosperm: catalytic properties at low temperature. Planta. PMID 26748915 DOI: 10.1007/s00425-015-2461-7  1
2015 Wen L, Fukuda M, Sunada M, Ishino S, Ishino Y, Okita TW, Ogawa M, Ueda T, Kumamaru T. Guanine nucleotide exchange factor 2 for Rab5 proteins coordinated with GLUP6/GEF regulates the intracellular transport of the proglutelin from the Golgi apparatus to the protein storage vacuole in rice endosperm. Journal of Experimental Botany. 66: 6137-47. PMID 26136263 DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erv325  0.36
2015 Cakir B, Tuncel A, Green AR, Koper K, Hwang SK, Okita TW, Kang C. Substrate binding properties of potato tuber ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase as determined by isothermal titration calorimetry. Febs Letters. 589: 1444-9. PMID 25953126 DOI: 10.1016/j.febslet.2015.04.042  1
2015 Offermann S, Friso G, Doroshenk KA, Sun Q, Sharpe RM, Okita TW, Wimmer D, Edwards GE, van Wijk KJ. Developmental and Subcellular Organization of Single-Cell C₄ Photosynthesis in Bienertia sinuspersici Determined by Large-Scale Proteomics and cDNA Assembly from 454 DNA Sequencing. Journal of Proteome Research. 14: 2090-108. PMID 25772754 DOI: 10.1021/pr5011907  1
2015 Cakir B, Tuncel A, Green AR, Koper K, Hwang SK, Okita TW, Kang C. Substrate binding properties of potato tuber ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase as determined by isothermal titration calorimetry Febs Letters. 589: 1444-1449. DOI: 10.1016/j.febslet.2015.04.042  1
2015 Cakir B, Tuncel A, Hwang SK, Okita TW. Increase of grain yields by manipulating starch biosynthesis Starch: Metabolism and Structure. 371-395. DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-55495-0_11  1
2014 Tian L, Okita TW. mRNA-based protein targeting to the endoplasmic reticulum and chloroplasts in plant cells. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 22: 77-85. PMID 25282588 DOI: 10.1016/j.pbi.2014.09.007  1
2014 Tuncel A, Cakir B, Hwang SK, Okita TW. The role of the large subunit in redox regulation of the rice endosperm ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase Febs Journal. 281: 4951-4963. PMID 25204204 DOI: 10.1111/febs.13041  1
2014 Tuncel A, Kawaguchi J, Ihara Y, Matsusaka H, Nishi A, Nakamura T, Kuhara S, Hirakawa H, Nakamura Y, Cakir B, Nagamine A, Okita TW, Hwang SK, Satoh H. The rice endosperm ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase large subunit is essential for optimal catalysis and allosteric regulation of the heterotetrameric enzyme. Plant & Cell Physiology. 55: 1169-83. PMID 24747952 DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcu057  1
2014 Doroshenk KA, Tian L, Crofts AJ, Kumamaru T, Okita TW. Characterization of RNA binding protein RBP-P reveals a possible role in rice glutelin gene expression and RNA localization. Plant Molecular Biology. 85: 381-94. PMID 24682961 DOI: 10.1007/s11103-014-0191-z  1
2014 Yang Y, Crofts AJ, Crofts N, Okita TW. Multiple RNA binding protein complexes interact with the rice prolamine RNA cis-localization zipcode sequences. Plant Physiology. 164: 1271-82. PMID 24488967 DOI: 10.1104/pp.113.234187  1
2014 Rosnow J, Yerramsetty P, Berry JO, Okita TW, Edwards GE. Exploring mechanisms linked to differentiation and function of dimorphic chloroplasts in the single cell C4 species Bienertia sinuspersici. Bmc Plant Biology. 14: 34. PMID 24443986 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2229-14-34  1
2013 Wakuta S, Shibata Y, Yoshizaki Y, Saburi W, Hamada S, Ito H, Hwang SK, Okita TW, Matsui H. Modulation of allosteric regulation by E38K and G101N mutations in the potato tuber ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase. Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry. 77: 1854-9. PMID 24018661 DOI: 10.1271/bbb.130276  1
2013 Tuncel A, Okita TW. Improving starch yield in cereals by over-expression of ADPglucose pyrophosphorylase: expectations and unanticipated outcomes. Plant Science : An International Journal of Experimental Plant Biology. 211: 52-60. PMID 23987811 DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2013.06.009  1
2013 Fukuda M, Wen L, Satoh-Cruz M, Kawagoe Y, Nagamura Y, Okita TW, Washida H, Sugino A, Ishino S, Ishino Y, Ogawa M, Sunada M, Ueda T, Kumamaru T. A guanine nucleotide exchange factor for Rab5 proteins is essential for intracellular transport of the proglutelin from the Golgi apparatus to the protein storage vacuole in rice endosperm. Plant Physiology. 162: 663-74. PMID 23580596 DOI: 10.1104/pp.113.217869  1
2012 Doroshenk KA, Crofts AJ, Morris RT, Wyrick JJ, Okita TW. RiceRBP: A Resource for Experimentally Identified RNA Binding Proteins in Oryza sativa. Frontiers in Plant Science. 3: 90. PMID 22645600 DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2012.00090  1
2012 Washida H, Sugino A, Doroshenk KA, Satoh-Cruz M, Nagamine A, Katsube-Tanaka T, Ogawa M, Kumamaru T, Satoh H, Okita TW. RNA targeting to a specific ER sub-domain is required for efficient transport and packaging of α-globulins to the protein storage vacuole in developing rice endosperm. The Plant Journal : For Cell and Molecular Biology. 70: 471-9. PMID 22168839 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2011.04880.x  1
2012 Gibson K, Park JS, Nagai Y, Hwang SK, Cho YC, Roh KH, Lee SM, Kim DH, Choi SB, Ito H, Edwards GE, Okita TW. Corrigendum to 'Exploiting leaf starch synthesis as a transient sink to elevate photosynthesis, plant productivity and yields' [Plant Sci. 181 (2011) 275-281] Plant Science. 185: 342. DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2011.10.010  1
2011 Fukuda M, Satoh-Cruz M, Wen L, Crofts AJ, Sugino A, Washida H, Okita TW, Ogawa M, Kawagoe Y, Maeshima M, Kumamaru T. The small GTPase Rab5a is essential for intracellular transport of proglutelin from the Golgi apparatus to the protein storage vacuole and endosomal membrane organization in developing rice endosperm. Plant Physiology. 157: 632-44. PMID 21825104 DOI: 10.1104/pp.111.180505  1
2011 Gibson K, Park JS, Nagai Y, Hwang SK, Cho YC, Roh KH, Lee SM, Kim DH, Choi SB, Ito H, Edwards GE, Okita TW. Exploiting leaf starch synthesis as a transient sink to elevate photosynthesis, plant productivity and yields. Plant Science : An International Journal of Experimental Plant Biology. 181: 275-81. PMID 21763538 DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2011.06.001  1
2011 Nagamine A, Matsusaka H, Ushijima T, Kawagoe Y, Ogawa M, Okita TW, Kumamaru T. A role for the cysteine-rich 10 kDa prolamin in protein body I formation in rice. Plant & Cell Physiology. 52: 1003-16. PMID 21521743 DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcr053  1
2011 Offermann S, Okita TW, Edwards GE. How do single cell C4 species form dimorphic chloroplasts? Plant Signaling & Behavior. 6: 762-5. PMID 21502818 DOI: 10.4161/psb.6.5.15426  1
2011 Rosnow J, Offermann S, Park J, Okita TW, Tarlyn N, Dhingra A, Edwards GE. In vitro cultures and regeneration of Bienertia sinuspersici (Chenopodiaceae) under increasing concentrations of sodium chloride and carbon dioxide. Plant Cell Reports. 30: 1541-53. PMID 21476090 DOI: 10.1007/s00299-011-1067-1  1
2011 Morris RT, Doroshenk KA, Crofts AJ, Lewis N, Okita TW, Wyrick JJ. RiceRBP: a database of experimentally identified RNA-binding proteins in Oryza sativa L. Plant Science : An International Journal of Experimental Plant Biology. 180: 204-11. PMID 21421362 DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2010.08.004  1
2011 Offermann S, Okita TW, Edwards GE. Resolving the compartmentation and function of C4 photosynthesis in the single-cell C4 species Bienertia sinuspersici. Plant Physiology. 155: 1612-28. PMID 21263039 DOI: 10.1104/pp.110.170381  1
2010 Leisner CP, Cousins AB, Offermann S, Okita TW, Edwards GE. The effects of salinity on photosynthesis and growth of the single-cell C4 species Bienertia sinuspersici (Chenopodiaceae). Photosynthesis Research. 106: 201-14. PMID 20838891 DOI: 10.1007/s11120-010-9595-z  1
2010 Satoh-Cruz M, Crofts AJ, Takemoto-Kuno Y, Sugino A, Washida H, Crofts N, Okita TW, Ogawa M, Satoh H, Kumamaru T. Protein disulfide isomerase like 1-1 participates in the maturation of proglutelin within the endoplasmic reticulum in rice endosperm. Plant & Cell Physiology. 51: 1581-93. PMID 20627947 DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcq098  1
2010 Crofts AJ, Crofts N, Whitelegge JP, Okita TW. Isolation and identification of cytoskeleton-associated prolamine mRNA binding proteins from developing rice seeds. Planta. 231: 1261-76. PMID 20217123 DOI: 10.1007/s00425-010-1125-x  1
2010 Hwang SK, Nishi A, Satoh H, Okita TW. Rice endosperm-specific plastidial alpha-glucan phosphorylase is important for synthesis of short-chain malto-oligosaccharides. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 495: 82-92. PMID 20045390 DOI: 10.1016/j.abb.2009.12.023  1
2010 Ueda Y, Satoh-Cruz M, Matsusaka H, Takemoto-Kuno Y, Fukuda M, Okita TW, Ogawa M, Satoh H, Kumamaru T. Gene-gene interactions between mutants that accumulate abnormally high amounts of proglutelin in rice seed Breeding Science. 60: 568-574. DOI: 10.1270/jsbbs.60.568  1
2010 Doroshenk KA, Crofts AJ, Washida H, Satoh-Cruz M, Crofts N, Sugino A, Okita TW, Morris RT, Wyrick JJ, Fukuda M, Kumamaru T, Satoh H. Characterization of the rice glup4 mutant suggests a role for the small GTPase Rab5 in the biosynthesis of carbon and nitrogen storage reserves in developing endosperm Breeding Science. 60: 556-567. DOI: 10.1270/jsbbs.60.556  1
2010 Park J, Okita TW, Edwards GE. Expression profiling and proteomic analysis of isolated photosynthetic cells of the non-Kranz C4 species Bienertia sinuspersici Functional Plant Biology. 37: 1-13. DOI: 10.1071/FP09074  1
2009 Doroshenk KA, Crofts AJ, Morris RT, Wyrick JJ, Okita TW. Proteomic analysis of cytoskeleton-associated RNA binding proteins in developing rice seed. Journal of Proteome Research. 8: 4641-53. PMID 19685898 DOI: 10.1021/pr900537p  1
2009 Washida H, Kaneko S, Crofts N, Sugino A, Wang C, Okita TW. Identification of cis-localization elements that target glutelin RNAs to a specific subdomain of the cortical endoplasmic reticulum in rice endosperm cells. Plant & Cell Physiology. 50: 1710-4. PMID 19605415 DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcp103  1
2009 Washida H, Sugino A, Kaneko S, Crofts N, Sakulsingharoj C, Kim D, Choi SB, Hamada S, Ogawa M, Wang C, Esen A, Higgins TJ, Okita TW. Identification of cis-localization elements of the maize 10-kDa delta-zein and their use in targeting RNAs to specific cortical endoplasmic reticulum subdomains. The Plant Journal : For Cell and Molecular Biology. 60: 146-55. PMID 19508424 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2009.03944.x  1
2009 Nagai YS, Sakulsingharoj C, Edwards GE, Satoh H, Greene TW, Blakeslee B, Okita TW. Control of starch synthesis in cereals: metabolite analysis of transgenic rice expressing an up-regulated cytoplasmic ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase in developing seeds. Plant & Cell Physiology. 50: 635-43. PMID 19208694 DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcp021  1
2009 Park J, Knoblauch M, Okita TW, Edwards GE. Structural changes in the vacuole and cytoskeleton are key to development of the two cytoplasmic domains supporting single-cell C(4) photosynthesis in Bienertia sinuspersici. Planta. 229: 369-82. PMID 18972128 DOI: 10.1007/s00425-008-0836-8  1
2009 Smith ME, Koteyeva NK, Voznesenskaya EV, Okita TW, Edwards GE. Photosynthetic features of non-Kranz type C4 versus Kranz type C4 and C3 species in subfamily Suaedoideae (Chenopodiaceae) Functional Plant Biology. 36: 770-782. DOI: 10.1071/FP09120  1
2009 Park J, Okita TW, Edwards GE. Salt tolerant mechanisms in single-cell C4 species Bienertia sinuspersici and Suaeda aralocaspica (Chenopodiaceae) Plant Science. 176: 616-626. DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2009.01.014  1
2008 Lara MV, Offermann S, Smith M, Okita TW, Andreo CS, Edwards GE. Leaf development in the single-cell C4 system in Bienertia sinuspersici: expression of genes and peptide levels for C4 metabolism in relation to chlorenchyma structure under different light conditions. Plant Physiology. 148: 593-610. PMID 18667722 DOI: 10.1104/pp.108.124008  1
2008 Satoh H, Shibahara K, Tokunaga T, Nishi A, Tasaki M, Hwang SK, Okita TW, Kaneko N, Fujita N, Yoshida M, Hosaka Y, Sato A, Utsumi Y, Ohdan T, Nakamura Y. Mutation of the plastidial alpha-glucan phosphorylase gene in rice affects the synthesis and structure of starch in the endosperm. The Plant Cell. 20: 1833-49. PMID 18621947 DOI: 10.1105/tpc.107.054007  1
2008 Wang C, Washida H, Crofts AJ, Hamada S, Katsube-Tanaka T, Kim D, Choi SB, Modi M, Singh S, Okita TW. The cytoplasmic-localized, cytoskeletal-associated RNA binding protein OsTudor-SN: evidence for an essential role in storage protein RNA transport and localization. The Plant Journal : For Cell and Molecular Biology. 55: 443-54. PMID 18410482 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2008.03516.x  1
2008 Hwang SK, Nagai Y, Kim D, Okita TW. Direct appraisal of the potato tuber ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase large subunit in enzyme function by study of a novel mutant form. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 283: 6640-7. PMID 18199755 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M707447200  1
2008 Edwards GE, Voznesenskaya E, Smith M, Koteyeva N, Park YI, Park JH, Kiirats O, Okita TW, Chuong SDX. Breaking the Kranz paradigm in terrestrial C4 plants: Does it hold promise for C4 rice? Charting New Pathways to C4 Rice. 249-274. DOI: 10.1142/9789812709523_0015  1
2007 Kim D, Hwang SK, Okita TW. Subunit interactions specify the allosteric regulatory properties of the potato tuber ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 362: 301-6. PMID 17707339 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2007.07.162  1
2007 Lee SK, Hwang SK, Han M, Eom JS, Kang HG, Han Y, Choi SB, Cho MH, Bhoo SH, An G, Hahn TR, Okita TW, Jeon JS. Identification of the ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase isoforms essential for starch synthesis in the leaf and seed endosperm of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Molecular Biology. 65: 531-46. PMID 17406793 DOI: 10.1007/s11103-007-9153-z  1
2007 Hwang SK, Hamada S, Okita TW. Catalytic implications of the higher plant ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase large subunit. Phytochemistry. 68: 464-77. PMID 17207506 DOI: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2006.11.027  1
2007 Kumamaru T, Ogawa M, Satoh H, Okita TW. Protein body biogenesis in cereal endosperms Plant Cell Monographs. 8: 141-158. DOI: 10.1007/7089_2007_115  1
2006 Hwang SK, Hamada S, Okita TW. ATP binding site in the plant ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase large subunit. Febs Letters. 580: 6741-8. PMID 17137579 DOI: 10.1016/j.febslet.2006.11.029  1
2006 Obana Y, Omoto D, Kato C, Matsumoto K, Nagai Y, Kavakli IH, Hamada S, Edwards GE, Okita TW, Matsui H, Ito H. Enhanced turnover of transitory starch by expression of up-regulated ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylases in Arabidopsis thaliana Plant Science. 170: 1-11. DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2005.07.019  1
2005 Crofts AJ, Washida H, Okita TW, Satoh M, Ogawa M, Kumamaru T, Satoh H. The role of mRNA and protein sorting in seed storage protein synthesis, transport, and deposition. Biochemistry and Cell Biology = Biochimie Et Biologie Cellulaire. 83: 728-37. PMID 16333324 DOI: 10.1139/o05-156  1
2005 Hwang SK, Salamone PR, Okita TW. Allosteric regulation of the higher plant ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase is a product of synergy between the two subunits. Febs Letters. 579: 983-90. PMID 15710379 DOI: 10.1016/j.febslet.2004.12.067  1
2005 Cross JM, Clancy M, Shaw JR, Boehlein SK, Greene TW, Schmidt RR, Okita TW, Hannah LC. A polymorphic motif in the small subunit of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase modulates interactions between the small and large subunits. The Plant Journal : For Cell and Molecular Biology. 41: 501-11. PMID 15686515 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2004.02315.x  1
2004 Washida H, Sugino A, Messing J, Esen A, Okita TW. Asymmetric localization of seed storage protein RNAs to distinct subdomains of the endoplasmic reticulum in developing maize endosperm cells. Plant & Cell Physiology. 45: 1830-7. PMID 15653801 DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pch210  1
2004 Crofts AJ, Washida H, Okita TW, Ogawa M, Kumamaru T, Satoh H. Targeting of proteins to endoplasmic reticulum-derived compartments in plants. The importance of RNA localization. Plant Physiology. 136: 3414-9. PMID 15542494 DOI: 10.1104/pp.104.048934  1
2004 Hwang SK, Salamone PR, Kavakli H, Slattery CJ, Okita TW. Rapid purification of the potato ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase by polyhistidine-mediated chromatography. Protein Expression and Purification. 38: 99-107. PMID 15477087 DOI: 10.1016/j.pep.2004.07.018  1
2004 Cross JM, Clancy M, Shaw JR, Greene TW, Schmidt RR, Okita TW, Hannah LC. Both subunits of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase are regulatory. Plant Physiology. 135: 137-44. PMID 15122037 DOI: 10.1104/pp.103.036699  1
2004 Sakulsingharoj C, Choi SB, Hwang SK, Edwards GE, Bork J, Meyer CR, Preiss J, Okita TW. Engineering starch biosynthesis for increasing rice seed weight: The role of the cytoplasmic ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase Plant Science. 167: 1323-1333. DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2004.06.028  1
2003 Li X, Zhang D, Lynch-Holm VJ, Okita TW, Franceschi VR. Isolation of a crystal matrix protein associated with calcium oxalate precipitation in vacuoles of specialized cells. Plant Physiology. 133: 549-59. PMID 14555781 DOI: 10.1104/pp.103.023556.  1
2003 Hamada S, Ishiyama K, Sakulsingharoj C, Choi SB, Wu Y, Wang C, Singh S, Kawai N, Messing J, Okita TW. Dual regulated RNA transport pathways to the cortical region in developing rice endosperm. The Plant Cell. 15: 2265-72. PMID 14523246 DOI: 10.1105/tpc013821  1
2003 Burger BT, Cross JM, Shaw JR, Caren JR, Greene TW, Okita TW, Hannah LC. Relative turnover numbers of maize endosperm and potato tuber ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylases in the absence and presence of 3-phosphoglyceric acid. Planta. 217: 449-56. PMID 14520572 DOI: 10.1007/s00425-003-1000-0  1
2003 Hamada S, Ishiyama K, Choi SB, Wang C, Singh S, Kawai N, Franceschi VR, Okita TW. The transport of prolamine RNAs to prolamine protein bodies in living rice endosperm cells. The Plant Cell. 15: 2253-64. PMID 14508010 DOI: 10.1105/tpc.013466  1
2003 Singh S, Slattery CJ, Cho SB, Hwang SK, Okita TW. Expression, kinetics and regulatory properties of native and recombinant ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase isoforms from chickpea Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 41: 399-405. DOI: 10.1016/S0981-9428(03)00046-9  1
2002 Sun J, Gibson KM, Kiirats O, Okita TW, Edwards GE. Interactions of nitrate and CO2 enrichment on growth, carbohydrates, and rubisco in Arabidopsis starch mutants. Significance of starch and hexose. Plant Physiology. 130: 1573-83. PMID 12428022 DOI: 10.1104/pp.010058  1
2002 Okita TW, Choi SB. mRNA localization in plants: targeting to the cell's cortical region and beyond. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 5: 553-9. PMID 12393019 DOI: 10.1016/S1369-5266(02)00304-7  1
2002 Kavakli IH, Kato C, Choi SB, Kim KH, Salamone PR, Ito H, Okita TW. Generation, characterization, and heterologous expression of wild-type and up-regulated forms of Arabidopsis thaliana leaf ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase. Planta. 215: 430-9. PMID 12111225 DOI: 10.1007/s00425-001-0727-8  1
2002 Takemoto Y, Coughlan SJ, Okita TW, Satoh H, Ogawa M, Kumamaru T. The rice mutant esp2 greatly accumulates the glutelin precursor and deletes the protein disulfide isomerase. Plant Physiology. 128: 1212-22. PMID 11950970 DOI: 10.1104/pp.010624  1
2002 Singh S, Choi SB, Modi MK, Okita TW. Isolation and characterization of cDNA clones encoding ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase (AGPase) large and small subunits from chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Phytochemistry. 59: 261-8. PMID 11830133 DOI: 10.1016/S0031-9422(01)00457-5  1
2002 Salamone PR, Kavakli IH, Slattery CJ, Okita TW. Directed molecular evolution of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99: 1070-5. PMID 11773627 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.012603799  1
2001 Kavakli IH, Park JS, Slattery CJ, Salamone PR, Frohlick J, Okita TW. Analysis of allosteric effector binding sites of potato ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase through reverse genetics. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 276: 40834-40. PMID 11524424 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M106310200  1
2001 Sami-Subbu R, Choi SB, Wu Y, Wang C, Okita TW. Identification of a cytoskeleton-associated 120 kDa RNA-binding protein in developing rice seeds Plant Molecular Biology. 46: 79-88. PMID 11437252 DOI: 10.1023/A:1010643209402  1
2001 Okita TW, Sun J, Sakulringharoj C, Choi SB, Edwards GE, Kato C, Ito H, Matsui H. Increasing rice productivity and yield by manipulation of starch synthesis Novartis Foundation Symposium. 236: 135-152. PMID 11387976  1
2001 Kavakli IH, Greene TW, Salamone PR, Choi SB, Okita TW. Investigation of subunit function in ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 281: 783-7. PMID 11237727 DOI: 10.1006/bbrc.2001.4416  1
2001 Choi SB, Kim KH, Kavakli IH, Lee SK, Okita TW. Transcriptional expression characteristics and subcellular localization of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase in the oil plant Perilla frutescens Plant and Cell Physiology. 42: 146-153. PMID 11230568  1
2001 Sikka VK, Choi SB, Kavakli IH, Sakulsingharoj C, Gupta S, Ito H, Okita TW. Subcellular compartmentation and allosteric regulation of the rice endosperm ADPglucose pyrophosphorylase Plant Science. 161: 461-468. DOI: 10.1016/S0168-9452(01)00431-9  1
2000 Choi SB, Wang C, Muench DG, Ozawa K, Franceschi VR, Wu Y, Okita TW. Messenger RNA targeting of rice seed storage proteins to specific ER subdomains Nature. 407: 765-767. PMID 11048726 DOI: 10.1038/35037633  1
2000 Salamone PR, Greene TW, Kavakli IH, Okita TW. Isolation and characterization of a higher plant ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase small subunit homotetramer. Febs Letters. 482: 113-8. PMID 11018533 DOI: 10.1016/S0014-5793(00)01985-2  1
2000 Muench DG, Chuong SDX, Franceschi VR, Okita TW. Developing prolamine protein bodies are associated with the cortical cytoskeleton in rice endosperm cells Planta. 211: 227-238. PMID 10945217  1
2000 Slattery CJ, Kavakli IH, Okita TW. Engineering starch for increased quantity and quality Trends in Plant Science. 5: 291-298. PMID 10871901 DOI: 10.1016/S1360-1385(00)01657-5  1
2000 Edwards GE, Kiirats O, Laisk A, Okita TW. Requirements for the CO2-concentrating mechanism in C4 plants relative to limitations on carbon assimilation in rice Studies in Plant Science. 7: 99-112. DOI: 10.1016/S0928-3420(00)80009-9  1
2000 Sami-Subbu R, Muench DG, Okita TW. A cytoskeleton-associated RNA-binding protein binds to the untranslated regions of prolamine mRNA and to poly(A) Plant Science. 152: 115-122. DOI: 10.1016/S0168-9452(99)00156-9  1
2000 Kavakli IH, Slattery CJ, Ito H, Okita TW. The conversion of carbon and nitrogen into starch and storage proteins in developing storage organs: An overview Australian Journal of Plant Physiology. 27: 561-570.  1
1999 Sun J, Okita TW, Edwards GE. Modification of carbon partitioning, photosynthetic capacity, and O2 sensitivity in Arabidopsis plants with low ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase activity Plant Physiology. 119: 267-276. PMID 9880369  1
1999 Sun J, Edwards GE, Okita TW. Feedback inhibition of photosynthesis in rice measured by O2 dependent transients Photosynthesis Research. 59: 187-200.  1
1998 Wu Y, Muench DG, Kim YT, Hwang YS, Okita TW. Identification of polypeptides associated with an enriched cytoskeleton-protein body fraction from developing rice endosperm Plant and Cell Physiology. 39: 1251-1257. PMID 10050310  1
1998 Greene TW, Kavakli IH, Kahn ML, Okita TW. Generation of up-regulated allosteric variants of potato ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase by reversion genetics Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 95: 10322-10327. PMID 9707646 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.95.17.10322  1
1998 Laughlin MJ, Chantler SE, Okita TW. N- and C-terminal peptide sequences are essential for enzyme assembly, Allosteric, and/or catalytic properties of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase Plant Journal. 14: 159-168. PMID 9628013 DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-313X.1998.00102.x  1
1998 Laughlin MJ, Payne JW, Okita TW. Substrate binding mutants of the higher plant ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase. Phytochemistry. 47: 621-9. PMID 9461678 DOI: 10.1016/S0031-9422(97)00578-5  1
1998 Winder TL, Sun J, Okita TW, Edwards GE. Evidence for the occurrence of feedback inhibition of photosynthesis in rice Plant and Cell Physiology. 39: 813-820.  1
1998 Muench DG, Wu Y, Coughlan SJ, Okita TW. Evidence for a Cytoskeleton-Associated Binding Site Involved in Prolamine mRNA Localization to the Protein Bodies in Rice Endosperm Tissue Plant Physiology. 116: 559-569.  1
1998 Okita TW, Choi SB, Ito H, Muench DG, Wu Y, Zhang F. Entry into the secretory system-the role of mRNA localization Journal of Experimental Botany. 49: 1081-1090.  1
1997 Muench DG, Wu Y, Zhang Y, Li X, Boston RS, Okita TW. Molecular Cloning, Expression and Subcellular Localization of a BiP Homolog from Rice Endosperm Tissue Plant and Cell Physiology. 38: 404-412. PMID 9177027  1
1996 Okita TW, Rogers JC. COMPARTMENTATION OF PROTEINS IN THE ENDOMEMBRANE SYSTEM OF PLANT CELLS. Annual Review of Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology. 47: 327-350. PMID 15012292 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.arplant.47.1.327  1
1996 Greene TW, Woodbury RL, Okita TW. Aspartic acid 413 is important for the normal allosteric functioning of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase. Plant Physiology. 112: 1315-20. PMID 8938421  1
1996 Nakata PA, Okita TW. Cis-elements important for the expression of the ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase small-subunit are located both upstream and downstream from its structural gene Molecular and General Genetics. 250: 581-592. PMID 8676861 DOI: 10.1007/s004380050111  1
1996 Greene TW, Chantler SE, Kahn ML, Barry GF, Preiss J, Okita TW. Mutagenesis of the potato ADPglucose pyrophosphorylase and characterization of an allosteric mutant defective in 3-phosphoglycerate activation Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 93: 1509-1513. PMID 8643662 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.93.4.1509  1
1996 Croissant-Sych Y, Okita TW. Identification of positive and negative regulatory cis-elements of the rice glutelin Gt3 promoter Plant Science. 116: 27-35.  1
1996 Laughlin MJ, Payne J, Okita TW. Substrate and allosteric binding mutations in the potato adpglucose pyrophosphorylase Faseb Journal. 10.  1
1995 Zhao Y, Okita TW. Interactions of the glutelin gt3 5′ flanking regulatory regions with rice nuclear proteins Plant and Cell Physiology. 36: 1657-1667. PMID 8589937  1
1995 Liu J, Hara C, Umeda M, Zhao Y, Okita TW, Uchimiya H. Analysis of randomly isolated cDNAs from developing endosperm of rice (Oryza sativa L.): evaluation of expressed sequence tags, and expression levels of mRNAs Plant Molecular Biology. 29: 685-689. PMID 8541495 DOI: 10.1007/BF00041159  1
1995 Li X, Okita TW. Chapter 13 Localization of RNA by High Resolution in Situ Hybridization Methods in Cell Biology. 49: 185-199. PMID 8531754 DOI: 10.1016/S0091-679X(08)61454-5  1
1995 Roberts MW, Preiss J, Okita TW. A Capillary Zone Electrophoresis Assay for the Nucleoside Transfer Enzyme Adenosine Diphosphate-Glucose Pyrophosphorylase Analytical Biochemistry. 225: 121-126. PMID 7778762 DOI: 10.1006/abio.1995.1117  1
1995 Ballicora MA, Laughlin MJ, Fu Y, Okita TW, Barry GF, Preiss J. Adenosine 5′-diphosphate-glucose pyrophosphorylase from potato tuber: Significance of the N terminus of the small subunit for catalytic properties and heat stability Plant Physiology. 109: 245-251. PMID 7480324  1
1995 Nakata PA, Okita TW. Differential regulation of ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase in the sink and source tissues of potato Plant Physiology. 108: 361-368.  1
1994 Zhao Y, Leisy DJ, Okita TW. Tissue-specific expression and temporal regulation of the rice glutelin Gt3 gene are conferred by at least two spatially separated cis-regulatory elements Plant Molecular Biology. 25: 429-436. PMID 8049368 DOI: 10.1007/BF00043871  1
1994 Nakata PA, Anderson JM, Okita TW. Structure and expression of the potato ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase small subunit Journal of Biological Chemistry. 269: 30798-30807. PMID 7983010  1
1994 Okita TW, Li X, Roberts MW. Targeting of mRNAs to domains of the endoplasmic reticulum Trends in Cell Biology. 4: 91-96. DOI: 10.1016/0962-8924(94)90181-3  1
1993 Vellanoweth RL, Okita TW. Analysis of nuclear proteins interacting with a wheat alpha/beta-gliadin seed storage protein gene. Plant Molecular Biology. 22: 25-41. PMID 8499617 DOI: 10.1007/BF00038993  1
1993 Li X, Franceschi VR, Okita TW. Segregation of storage protein mRNAs on the rough endoplasmic reticulum membranes of rice endosperm cells Cell. 72: 869-879. PMID 8458081 DOI: 10.1016/0092-8674(93)90576-C  1
1993 Iglesias AA, Barry GF, Meyer C, Bloksberg L, Nakata PA, Greene T, Laughlin MJ, Okita TW, Kishore GM, Preise J. Expression of the potato tuber ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase in Escherichia coli Journal of Biological Chemistry. 268: 1081-1086. PMID 8380404  1
1993 Franceschi VR, Li X, Zhang D, Okita TW. Calsequestrinlike calcium-binding protein is expressed in calcium-accumulating cells of Pistia stratiotes Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 90: 6986-6990. PMID 8346206  1
1993 Li X, Wu Y, Zhang DZ, Gillikin JW, Boston RS, Franceschi VR, Okita TW. Rice prolamine protein body biogenesis: A BiP-mediated process Science. 262: 1054-1056. PMID 8235623  1
1993 Li X, Okita TW. Accumulation of prolamines and glutelins during rice seed development: A quantitative evaluation Plant and Cell Physiology. 34: 385-390.  1
1993 Kim WT, Li X, Okita TW. Expression of storage protein multigene families in developing rice endosperm Plant and Cell Physiology. 34: 595-603.  1
1992 Okita TW. Is there an alternative pathway for starch synthesis? Plant Physiology. 100: 560-564.  1
1991 Aryan AP, An G, Okita TW. Structural and functional analysis of promoter from gliadin, an endosperm-specific storage protein gene of Triticum aestivum L Mgg Molecular &Amp; General Genetics. 225: 65-71. PMID 2000092 DOI: 10.1007/BF00282643  1
1991 Roberts MW, Okita TW. Accurate in vitro transcription of plant promoters with nuclear extracts prepared from cultured plant cells Plant Molecular Biology. 16: 771-786. PMID 1859864 DOI: 10.1007/BF00015070  1
1991 Andersen JM, Larsen R, Laudencia D, Kim WT, Morrow D, Okita TW, Preiss J. Molecular characterization of the gene encoding a rice endosperm-specific ADPglucose pyrophosphorylase subunit and its developmental pattern of transcription Gene. 97: 199-205. PMID 1847888 DOI: 10.1016/0378-1119(91)90052-D  1
1991 Nakata PA, Greene TW, Anderson JM, Smith-White BJ, Okita TW, Preiss J. Comparison of the primary sequences of two potato tuber ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase subunits Plant Molecular Biology. 17: 1089-1093. PMID 1657244 DOI: 10.1007/BF00037149  1
1991 Preiss J, Ball K, Hutney J, Smith-White B, Li L, Okita TW. Regulatory mechanisms involved in the biosynthesis of starch Pure and Applied Chemistry. 63: 535-544. DOI: 10.1351/pac199163040535  0.56
1990 Leisy DJ, Hnilo J, Zhao Y, Okita TW. Expression of a rice glutelin promoter in transgenic tobacco Plant Molecular Biology. 14: 41-50. PMID 2101310 DOI: 10.1007/BF00015653  1
1990 Okita TW, Nakata PA, Anderson JM, Sowokinos J, Morell M, Preiss J. The subunit structure of potato tuber ADPglucose pyrophosphorylase Plant Physiology. 93: 785-790.  1
1989 Okita TW, Hwang YS, Hnilo J, Kim WT, Aryan AP, Larson R, Krishnan HB. Structure and expression of the rice glutelin multigene family Journal of Biological Chemistry. 264: 12573-12581. PMID 2745459  1
1989 Anderson JM, Hnilo J, Larson R, Okita TW, Morell M, Preiss J. The encoded primary sequence of a rice seed ADP-glucose pyrophosphorylase subunit and its homology to the bacterial enzyme Journal of Biological Chemistry. 264: 12238-12242. PMID 2545704  1
1989 Hnilo J, Okita TW. Mannose feeding and its effect on starch synthesis in developing potato tuber discs Plant and Cell Physiology. 30: 1007-1010.  1
1988 Kim WT, Okita TW. Nucleotide and primary sequence of a major rice prolamine Febs Letters. 231: 308-310. PMID 3360138 DOI: 10.1016/0014-5793(88)80839-1  1
1988 Okita TW, Krishnan HB, Kim WT. Immunological relationships among the major seed proteins of cereals Plant Science. 57: 103-111. DOI: 10.1016/0168-9452(88)90075-1  1
1988 Kim WT, Franceschi VR, Krishnan HB, Okita TW. Formation of wheat protein bodies: Involvement of the Golgi apparatus in gliadin transport Planta. 176: 173-182. DOI: 10.1007/BF00392442  1
1987 Reeves CD, Okita TW. Analyses of α/β-type gliadin genes from diploid and hexaploid wheats Gene. 52: 257-266. PMID 3038689 DOI: 10.1016/0378-1119(87)90052-7  1
1987 Preiss J, Bloom M, Morell M, Knowles VL, Plaxton WC, Okita TW, Larsen R, Harmon AC, Putnam-Evans C. Regulation of starch synthesis: enzymological and genetic studies Basic Life Sciences. 41: 133-152. PMID 3036058  1
1986 Krishnan HB, Franceschi VR, Okita TW. Immunochemical studies on the role of the Golgi complex in protein-body formation in rice seeds Planta. 169: 471-480. DOI: 10.1007/BF00392095  1
1985 Okita TW, Cheesbrough V, Reeves CD. Evolution and heterogeneity of the α-/β-type and γ-type gliadin DNA sequences Journal of Biological Chemistry. 260: 8203-8213. PMID 2989281  1
1985 Okita TW. Nonrandom DNA sequencing of exonuclease III-deleted complementary DNA Analytical Biochemistry. 144: 207-211. PMID 2984956 DOI: 10.1016/0003-2697(85)90107-1  1
1984 Kasarda DD, Okita TW, Bernardin JE, Baecker PA, Nimmo CC, Lew EJ, Dietler MD, Greene FC. Nucleic acid (cDNA) and amino acid sequences of alpha-type gliadins from wheat (Triticum aestivum). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 81: 4712-6. PMID 6589619  1
1984 Okita TW. Identification and DNA sequence analysis of a γ-type gliadin cDNA plasmid from winter wheat Plant Molecular Biology. 3: 325-332. DOI: 10.1007/BF00033378  1
1982 Okita TW, Rodriguez RL, Preiss J. [49] Isolation of Escherichia coli structural genes coding for the glycogen biosynthetic enzymes Methods in Enzymology. 83: 549-556. PMID 6285138 DOI: 10.1016/0076-6879(82)83051-6  1
1981 Okita TW, Rodriguez RL, Preiss J. Biosynthesis of bacterial glycogen. Cloning of the glycogen biosynthetic enzyme structural genes of Escherichia coli Journal of Biological Chemistry. 256: 6944-6952. PMID 6263926  1
1980 Okita TW, Volcani BE. Role of silicon in diatom metabolism. X. Polypeptide labelling patterns during the cell cycle, silicate starvation and recovery in Cylindrotheca fusiformis Experimental Cell Research. 125: 471-481. PMID 6243572 DOI: 10.1016/0014-4827(80)90141-X  1
1978 Okita TW, Volcani BE. Role of silicon in diatom metabolism IX. Differential synthesis of DNA polymerases and DNA-binding proteins during silicate starvation and recovery in Cylindrotheca fusiformis Bba Section Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis. 519: 76-86. PMID 208613 DOI: 10.1016/0005-2787(78)90063-1  1
1977 Okita TW, Volcani BE. Isolation and characterization of cytoplasmic and chloroplastic ribosomes and their ribosomal RNAs from the diatom Cylindrotheca fusiformis Archives of Microbiology. 111: 247-253. PMID 836123 DOI: 10.1007/BF00549362  1
1977 Okita TW, Volcani BE. The deoxyribonucleic acid polymerases from the diatom Cylindrotheca fusiformis. Subcellular distribution, exonuclease activity and heterogeneity of the enzymes Biochemical Journal. 167: 611-619. PMID 603624  1
1977 Okita TW, Volcani BE. The deoxyribonucleic acid polymerases from the diatom Cylindrotheca fusiformis. Partial purification and characterization of four distinct activities Biochemical Journal. 167: 601-610. PMID 603623  1
1972 Andreoli AJ, Okita TW, Bloom R, Grover TA. The pyridine nucleotide cycle: Presence of a nicotinamide mononucleotide-specific glycohydrolase in Escherichia coli Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 49: 264-269. PMID 4342726 DOI: 10.1016/0006-291X(72)90039-3  1
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