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Nakano Kentaro

Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
Official title
Birth date
Research fields
Cell biology
Research keywords
cell morphogenesis
cell motility
cell division
membrane traffic
Research projects
A complete picture of the diversity and evolution of mitochondrial DNA polymerases2019-04 -- 2023-03Inagaki YujiJapan Society of for the Promotion of Science/科研費 基盤研究(B)13,100,000Yen
アクチン重合阻害剤に対するテトラヒメナの耐性能獲得機構の研究2018-04 -- 2022-03沼田治University of Tsukuba/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)4,550,000Yen
アルベオラータ生物のアクトミオシンによらない細胞質分裂の分子機構の解明2016 -- 2019中野 賢太郎Japan Society for the Promotion of Science/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)4,940,000Yen
繊毛虫テトラヒメナから辿る細胞質分裂の分子機構の確立過程についての研究2007-10 -- 2009-05財団法人 住友財団/その他1,000,000Yen
テトラヒメナを用いた従来の紡錘体型分裂装置とは異なる染色体分配機構の解明2011-11 -- 2013-05住友財団/その他1,800,000Yen
細胞表層と分裂核を結びつける分子シグナルの解明2012-04 -- 2012-03財団法人ノバルティス科学振興財団/その他1,000,000Yen
閉鎖型核分裂をする細胞の分裂シグナルと二形成に伴う分裂パターンの制御2012 -- 2014Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science/基盤研究(C)
アクトミオシンの相互作用を調節して収縮環形成を促すRng2の制御機構2010 -- 2011Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan/特定領域研究5,800,000Yen
細胞運動やエンドサイトーシスに伴うアクチンメッシュワークのGMFによる制御2010 -- 2011Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science/若手研究(B)4,290,000Yen
アクチン細胞骨格とメンブレントラフィックを統合する細胞極性シグナルの実体の解明2008 -- 2010Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science/若手研究(B)4,290,000Yen
Career history
1998-04 -- 1998-07岡崎国立共同研究機構 基礎生物学研究所 非常勤研究員
1998-07 -- 2003-07University of Tokyo Life and Environmental Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 助手
Academic background
1993-04 -- 1998-03The University of Tokyo Graduate School, Division of Science Department of Biophysics and BiochemistryCompleted
1998-03PhDThe University of Tokyo
Academic societies
2009-04 -- (current)American Society for Microbiology
1993 -- (current)Japan Society for Cell Biology
1992 -- (current)The Molecular Biology Society of Japan
  • Deletion of gmfA induces keratocyte-like migration in Dictyostelium
    Fujimoto Koushiro; Nakano Kentaro; Kuwayama Hidekazu; Yum...
    FEBS open bio, 2021-12-02
  • Cell cycle-dependent phosphorylation of IQGAP is involved in assembly and stability of the contractile ring in fission yeast
    Morita Rikuri; Numata Osamu; Nakano Kentaro; Takaine Masak
  • Molecular Mechanism for the Actin-Binding Domain of alpha-Actinin Ain1 Elucidated by Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Mutagenesis Experiments
    Morita Rikuri; Nakano Kentaro; Shigeta Yasuteru; Harada R...
    JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B/124(39)/pp.8495-8503, 2020-10
  • Kinesin-14 is Important for Chromosome Segregation During Mitosis and Meiosis in the Ciliate Tetrahymena thermophila
    Kushida Yasuharu; Takaine Masak; Nakano Kentaro; Sugai To...
    The Journal of eukaryotic microbiology/64(3)/pp.293-307, 2016-09
  • Anillin-related protein Mid1 regulates timely formation of the contractile ring in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces japonicus
    Yasuda Tsuyoshi; Takaine Masak; Numata Osamu; Nakano Kentaro
    Genes to Cells./21(6)/pp.594-607, 2016-06
  • Black Tea High-Molecular-Weight Polyphenol Increases the Motility of Sea Urchin Sperm by Activating Mitochondrial Respiration
    Kikuchi Ayako; Shiba Kogiku; Ozawa Tetsuo; Nakano Kentaro...
  • Isolation and sequencing of two cDNA clones encoding Rho proteins from the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe.
    Kentaro Nakano; Issei Mabuchi
    Gene/155/p.119-122, 1995-01
  • Analysis of a suppressor mutation ssb (kinC) of sur0B20 (spo0A) mutation in Bacillus subtilis reveals that kinC encodes a histidine protein kinase.
    Kazuo Kobayashi; Kazuaki Shoji; Taizen Shimizu; Kentaro N...
    J. Bacteriol./177/p.176-182, 1995-01
  • The small GTP-binding protein, Rho1, is a multi-functional protein that is involved in the regulation of actin localization, cell polarity, and septum formation in the fission yeast, Schizosaccharomyces pombe.
    Kentaro Nakano; Ritsuko Arai; Issei Mabuchi
    Genes Cells/2/p.679-694, 1997-01
  • Identification of Myo3, a second type-II myosin heavy chain in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe.
    Fumio Motegi; Kentaro Nakano; Chikako Kitayama; Masayuki ...
    FEBS Lett./420/p.161-166, 1997-01
  • Localization of Rho GTPase in sea urchin eggs.
    Yukako Nishimura; Kentaro Nakano; Issei Mabuchi
    FEBS Lett./441/p.121-126, 1998-01
  • Subcellular localization and possible function of actin, tropomyosin, and actin-related protein 3 (Arp3) in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe.
    Ritsuko Arai; Kentaro Nakano; Issei Mabuchi
    Eur. J. Cell Biol./76/p.288-295, 1998-01
  • Genes that cause aberrant cell morphology by overexpression in fission yeast: a role of a small GTP - binding protein Rho2 in cell morphogenesis.
    Dai Hirata; Kentaro Nakano; Mikiko Fukui; Hiroshi Takenak...
    J. Cell Sci./111/p.149-159, 1998-01
  • Schizosaccharomyces pombe Rho2p GTPase regulates cell wall α-glucan biosynthesis through the protein kinase Pck2p.
    Teresa M. Calonge; Kentaro Nakano; Manuel Arellano; Ritsu...
    Mol. Biol. Cell/11/p.4393-4401, 2000-01
  • Molecular mechanism of myosin-II assembly at the division site in Schizosaccharomyces pombe.
    Fumio Motegi; Kentaro Nakano; Issei Mabuchi
    J. Cell Sci./113/p.1813-1825, 2000-01
  • Rho-dependence of Schizosaccharomyces pombe Pck2.
    Lee G. Sayers; Satoshi Katayama; Kentaro Nakano; Harry Me...
    Genes Cells/5/p.17-27, 2000-01
  • Interaction among fimbrin, a capping protein, and an actin-depolymerizing factor in organization of the fission yeast actin cytoskeleton.
    Kentaro Nakano; Kazuomi Satoh; Akeshi Morimatsu; Masaaki ...
    Mol. Biol. Cell/12/p.3515-3526, 2001-01
  • Characterization of GTPase-activating proteins for the function of the Rho-family small GTPases in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe.
    Kentaro Nakano; Tadashi Mutoh; Issei Mabuchi
    Genes Cells/6/p.1031-1042, 2001-01
  • Identification and functional analysis of the gene for type I myosin in fission yeast.
    Mika Toya; Fumio Motegi; Kentaro Nakano; Issei Mabuchi; M...
    Genes Cells/6/p.187-199, 2001-01
  • The small GTPase Rho3 and the diaphanous/formin For3 function in polarized cell growth in fission yeast.
    Kentaro Nakano; Jun Imai; Ritsuko Arai; Akio Toh-e; Yasus...
    J. Cell Sci./115/p.4629-4639, 2002-01
  • The small GTPase Rho4 is involved in controlling cell morphology and septation in fission yeast.
    Kentaro Nakano; Tadashi Mutoh; Ritsuko Arai; Issei Mabuchi
    Genes Cells/8/p.357-370, 2003-01
  • Rho1-GEFs Rgf1 and Rgf2 are involved in formation of cell wall and septum, while Rgf3 is involved in cytokinesis.
    Tadashi Mutoh; Kentaro Nakano; Issei Mabuchi
    Genes Cells/10/p.1189-1202, 2005-01
  • Pom1 DYRK Regulates Localization of the Rga4 GAP to Ensure Bipolar Activation of Cdc42 in Fission Yeast
    Hisashi Tatebe; Kentaro Nakano; Rachel Maximo; Kazuhiro S...
    Current Biology/18(5)/p.322-330, 2008-03
  • The roles of actin cytoskeleon and microtubules for membrane recycling of a food vacuole in Tetrahymena thermophila
    Maki Sugita; Kentaro Nakano; Mayuko Sato; Kiminori Toyook...
    Cell Motility and Cytoskeleton/66(7)/p.371-377, 2009-04
  • Amitosis requires ganma-tubulin-mediated microtubule assembly in Tetrahymena thermophila.
    Yasuharu Kushida; Kentaro Nakano; Osamu Numata
    Cytoskeleton/68/p.89-96, 2011-01
  • Cell biology
    中野 賢太郎
    プロッパー 細胞生物学, pp.151-197, 2013-03
  • 分裂酵母における低分子量Gタンパク質Rhoの働き
    中野 賢太郎
  • 生物学オリンピック問題集
    国際生物学オリンピック日本委員会; 編; +中野 賢太郎
    羊土社, 2008-05
    沼田治; 千葉智樹; 中野賢太郎; 中田和人
    化学同人, 2012-04
Conference, etc.
  • 分裂酵母におけるアクチン繊維構造の可視化
    德永苑子; 中野 賢太郎
  • 分裂酵母 Schizosaccharomyces pombe Spa2 の局在・機能解析
    細川愛里; 多久和泉; 中野 賢太郎
  • 繊⽑⾍テトラヒメナ Tetrahymena thermophila のアクチン重合阻害剤耐性能の獲得の過程における遺伝⼦発現の変化
    阿久津智晃; ⾚澤⼤樹; 清⽔祐太; 沼田治; 中野 賢太郎
  • 新奇ミトコンドリア局在DNAポリメラーゼは新たな真核生物高次系統群を示唆するか?
    原田亮; 中野賢太郎; 矢吹彬憲; 白鳥峻志; Kim Ensoo; 稲垣 祐司
  • ディスコバ生物群,マラウィモナス類,アンキロモナス類が保持する新奇ミトコンドリア局在DNAポリメラーゼ.
    原田亮; 中野賢太郎; 矢吹彬憲; 白鳥峻志; Kim Ensoo; 稲垣 祐司
  • 分裂酵母 IQGAP Rng2 のアクチン結合性は細胞周期依存的なリン酸化により調節される
    中野 賢太郎; 森田陸離; 高稲正勝; 沼田治
  • Functional analysis of a ciliate specific actin-related protein, tArp, localized in cilia of Tetrahymena thermophila
    中野 賢太郎; Fujito K; Hagita M
    Joint Annual Meeting of 51st JSDB and 70th JSCB/2018-06-05--2018-06-08
  • 分裂酵母 Rho1 の細胞内挙動とアクチン細胞骨格の制御における役割
    中野 賢太郎; 武井優芽
  • A novel type of mitochondrion-localized DNA polymerase unites 'orphan eukaryotes' into a new 'super-group'.
    原田亮; 中野賢太郎; 矢吹彬憲; Kim Ensoo; 稲垣 祐司
2021-04 -- 2021-08English Communication for Biology IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02English Communication for Biology IIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-11 -- 2022-02Thesis Research in Cell Biology (III)University of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02Technical English D IIIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08Technical English D IIIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08Project Research AIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02Project Research AIUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-06Seminar on Cell Biology D (I)University of Tsukuba.
2021-10 -- 2022-02Terakoya on Biological Topics ICUniversity of Tsukuba.
2021-04 -- 2021-08Terakoya on Biological Topics ICUniversity of Tsukuba.
Professional activities
2015-04 -- 2016-09生物学オリンピックつくば大会
2015-10 -- 2015-11つくば科学フェスティバル「生物ひろば」
2013-11 -- 2013-11つくば科学フェスティバル「生物ひろば」
2010-08 -- 2010-08平成22年未来の科学者育成プロジェクト事業高校生科学体験教室
2011-11 -- 2011-11つくば科学フェスティバル「生物ひろば」
2012-06 -- 2012-06平成24年度未来の科学者育成プロジェクト事業「科学オリンピック参加者強化トレーニング」
2009-08 -- 2009-08茨城県立下妻第一高等学校平成21年度未来の科学者育成プロジェクト事業
2010-10 -- 2010-10つくば科学フェスティバル「生物ひろば」
2008-03 -- 2009-07生物学オリンピック
2010-06 -- 2010-06茨城県平成22年度未来の科学者育成プロジェクト事業「科学オリンピック参加者強化トレーニング」
University Management
2020-04 -- 2022-03Chair of Biological Sciences
2019-04 -- 2020-03生物科学専攻入試実施委員副委員長
2018-04 -- 2019-03生命環境系倫理委員会
2018-04 -- 2020-03生物学類カリキュラム委員会委員長
2018-04 -- 2019-03生物学類入試実施委員会委員長
2017-04 -- 2018-03生物学類入試実施委員会副委員長
2017-04 -- 2018-03生命環境系倫理委員会委員長
2016-04 -- 2017-03生命環境系倫理委員会副委員長
2013-04 -- 2019-03生物科学専攻カリキュラム委員会委員
2013-04 -- 2017-03大学説明会実行委員会委員

(Last updated: 2021-08-15)