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Mitsuru Abo


Ph.D. in Applied Biological Chemistry, the University of Tokyo, 2001

Current Position

Associate Professor, School of Agriculture, Meiji University, Kanagawa, Japan


  1. Osakabe, Y., Arinaga, N., Umezawa, T., Katsura, S., Nagamachi, K., Tanaka, H., Ohiraki, H., Yamada, K., Seo, S. U., Abo, M., Yoshimura, E., Shinozaki, K. and Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K. (2013). Osmotic stress responses and plant growth controlled by potassium transporters in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 25(2): 609-624
  2. Jan, A., Maruyama, K., Todaka, D., Kidokoro, S., Abo, M., Yoshimura, E., Shinozaki, K., Nakashima, K. and Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, K. (2013). OsTZF1, a CCCH-tandem zinc finger protein, confers delayed senescence and stress tolerance in rice by regulating stress-related genes. Plant Physiol 161(3): 1202-1216.
  3. Tsuzuki, M., Moskvin, O. V., Kuribayashi, M., Sato, K., Retamal, S., Abo, M., Zeilstra-Ryalls, J. and Gomelsky, M. (2011). Salt stress-induced changes in the transcriptome, compatible solutes, and membrane lipids in the facultatively phototrophic bacterium Rhodobacter sphaeroides. Appl Environ Microbiol 77(21): 7551-7559.
  4. Abo, M., Yonehara, H. and Yoshimura, E. (2010). Aluminum stress increases carbon-centered radicals in soybean roots. J Plant Physiol 167(15): 1316-1319.
Protocols by Mitsuru Abo
  1. Measurement of Potassium Content in Arabidopsis