ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-970512-46
Shoji, Wataru
Email: wshoji@idac.tohoku.ac.jp
Affiliation: Shoji Lab
Address: Department of Cell Biology Institute Development, Aging and Cancer Tohoku University 4-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku Sendai, 980-8575 Japan
Country: Japan
Phone: +81(22) 717-8486
Fax: +81(22) 717-8488


Shoji, W. (2021) Optogenetics on Zebrafish. Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 1293:335-343
Ohgo, S., Ichinose, S., Yokota, H., Sato-Maeda, M., Shoji, W., Wada, N. (2019) Tissue regeneration during lower jaw restoration in zebrafish shows some features of epimorphic regeneration. Development, growth & differentiation. 61(7-8):419-430
Iwasawa, S., Yanagi, K., Kikuchi, A., Kobayashi, Y., Haginoya, K., Matsumoto, H., Kurosawa, K., Ochiai, M., Sakai, Y., Fujita, A., Miyake, N., Niihori, T., Shirota, M., Funayama, R., Nonoyama, S., Ohga, S., Kawame, H., Nakayama, K., Aoki, Y., Matsumoto, N., Kaname, T., Matsubara, Y., Shoji, W., Kure, S. (2019) Recurrent de novo MAPK8IP3 variants cause neurological phenotypes. Annals of neurology. 85(6):927-933
Umeda, K., Shoji, W. (2017) From neuron to behavior: Sensory-motor coordination of zebrafish turning behavior. Development, growth & differentiation. 59(3):107-114
Umeda, K., Ishizuka, T., Yawo, H., Shoji, W. (2016) Position- and quantity-dependent responses in zebrafish turning behavior. Scientific Reports. 6:27888
Kimura, E., Deguchi, T., Kamei, Y., Shoji, W., Yuba, S., and Hitomi, J. (2013) Application of Infrared Laser to the Zebrafish Vascular System: Gene Induction, Tracing, and Ablation of Single Endothelial Cells. Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol.. 33(6):1264-70
Kimura, Y., Satou, C., Fujioka, S., Shoji, W., Umeda, K., Ishizuka, T., Yawo, H., and Higashijima, S. (2013) Hindbrain V2a Neurons in the Excitation of Spinal Locomotor Circuits during Zebrafish Swimming. Current biology : CB. 23(10):843-849
Umeda, K., Shoji, W., Sakai, S., Muto, A., Kawakami, K., Ishizuka, T., and Yawo, H. (2013) Targeted expression of a chimeric channelrhodopsin in zebrafish under regulation of Gal4-UAS system. Neuroscience research. 75(1):69-75
Imai, H., Oomiya, Y., Kikkawa, S., Shoji, W., Hibi, M., Terashima, T., and Katsuyama, Y. (2012) Dynamic changes in the gene expression of zebrafish Reelin receptors during embryogenesis and hatching period. Development, growth & differentiation. 54(2):253-263
Tanaka, H., Nojima, Y., Shoji, W., Sato, M., Nakayama, R., Ohshima, T., and Okamoto, H. (2011) Islet1 selectively promotes peripheral axon outgrowth in Rohon-Beard primary sensory neurons. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 240(1):9-22
Shoji, W., and Sato-Maeda, M. (2008) Application of heat shock promoter in transgenic zebrafish. Development, growth & differentiation. 50(6):401-406
Sato-Maeda, M., Obinata, M., and Shoji, W. (2008) Position fine-tuning of caudal primary motoneurons in the zebrafish spinal cord. Development (Cambridge, England). 135(2):323-332
Tanaka, H., Maeda, R., Shoji, W., Wada, H., Masai, I., Shiraki, T., Kobayashi, M., Nakayama, R., and Okamoto, H. (2007) Novel mutations affecting axon guidance in zebrafish and a role for plexin signalling in the guidance of trigeminal and facial nerve axons. Development (Cambridge, England). 134(18):3259-3269
Sato-Maeda, M., Tawarayama, H., Obinata, M., Kuwada, J.Y., and Shoji, W. (2006) Sema3a1 guides spinal motor axons in a cell- and stage-specific manner in zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 133(5):937-947
Wolman, M.A., Liu, Y., Tawarayama, H., Shoji, W., and Halloran, M.C. (2004) Repulsion and attraction of axons by Semaphorin3D are mediated by different neuropilins in vivo. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 24(39):8428-8435
Liu, Y., Berndt, J., Su, F., Tawarayama, H., Shoji, W., Kuwada, J.Y., and Halloran, M.C. (2004) Semaphorin3D guides retinal axons along the dorsoventral axis of the tectum. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 24(2):310-318
Ober, E.A., Olofsson, B., Makinen, T., Jin, S.W., Shoji, W., Koh, G.Y., Alitalo, K., and Stainier, D.Y. (2004) Vegfc is required for vascular development and endoderm morphogenesis in zebrafish. EMBO reports. 5(1):78-84
Shoji, W., Isogai, S., Sato-Maeda, M., Obinata, M., and Kuwada, J.Y. (2003) Semaphorin3a1 regulates angioblast migration and vascular development in zebrafish embryos. Development (Cambridge, England). 130(14):3227-3236
Xiao, T., Shoji, W., Zhou, W., Su, F., and Kuwada, J.Y. (2003) Transmembrane Sema4E guides branchiomotor axons to their targets in zebrafish. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 23(10):4190-4198
Halloran, M.C., Sato-Maeda, M., Warren, J.T., Su, F., Lele, Z., Krone, P.H., Kuwada, J.Y., and Shoji, W. (2000) Laser-induced gene expression in specific cells of transgenic zebrafish. Development (Cambridge, England). 127(9):1953-1960
Yee, C.S., Chandrasekhar, A., Halloran, M.C., Shoji, W., Warren, J.T., and Kuwada, J.Y. (1999) Molecular cloning, expression, and activity of zebrafish semaphorin Z1a. Brain research bulletin. 48(6):581-593
Shoji, W., Yee, C.S., and Kuwada, J.Y. (1998) Zebrafish semaphorin Z1a collapses specific growth cones and alters their pathway in vivo. Development (Cambridge, England). 125:1275-1283