Assistant Professor Michitaka Notaguchi

Michitaka Notaguchi is an assistant professor at the Bioscience and Biotechnology Center, Nagoya University, Japan.

We are aiming to construct new agriculture resource utilization platform technology which realizes jointly and globally expanded combination of grafting, realizing both monoculture and diversity.  

Selected publications

Kurotani K, Wakatake T, Ichihashi Y, Okayasu K, Sawai Y, Ogawa S, Suzuki T, Shirasu K, Notaguchi M. Host-parasite tissue adhesion by a secreted type of β-1,4-glucanase in the parasitic plant Phtheirospermum japonicum. bioRxiv 2020.03.29.014886; DOI: 2020.03.29.014886

Notaguchi M, Kurotani K, Sato Y, Tabata R, Kawakatsu Y, Okayasu K, Sawai Y, Okada R, Asahina M, Ichihashi Y, Shirasu K, Suzuki T, Niwa M, Higashiyama T. Cell-cell adhesion in plant grafting is facilitated by β-1,4-glucanases. bioRxiv 2020.03.26.010744; DOI: 10.1101/2020.03.26.010744

Kurotani K, Tabata R, Kawakatsu Y, Sugita R, Okayasu K, Tanoi K, Notaguchi M. Autophagy is induced during plant grafting for wound healing. bioRxiv 2020.02.14.949453; DOI: 10.1101/2020.02.14.949453

Tsutsui H, Yanagisawa N, Kawakatsu Y, Ikematsu S, Sawai Y, Tabata R, Arata H, Higashiyama T, Notaguchi M. Micrografting device for testing environmental conditions for grafting and systemic signaling in Arabidopsis. Plant J. DOI: 10.1111/tpj.14768

Huang C, Wang Y, Yang Y, Zhong C, Notaguchi M and Yu W. (2019) A Susceptible Scion Reduces Rootstock Tolerance to Ralstonia solanacearum in Grafted Eggplant. Horticulturae 5, 78, doi:10.3390/horticulturae5040078

Shiratake K, Notaguchi M, Makino H, Sawai Y and Borghi L. (2019) Petunia PLEIOTROPIC DRUG RESISTANCE 1 is a Strigolactone Short-distance Transporter with Long-distance Outcomes. Plant Cell Physiol. 60: 1722–1733.


Assistant Professor
Bioscience and Biotechnology Center
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