HR Excellence in Science

Atsuo Yoshido, Ph.D.

Position Research Scientist - Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Institute of Entomology

Contact details +420 387 775 250; +420 387 775 249


Molecular cytogenetics; comparative synteny mapping of genes; molecular differentiation of sex chromosomes; role of neo-sex chromosomes and multiple sex chromosomes in speciation of moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera); sex determination.

Total found: 20 records
Yoshido A., Marec F. (2023) Deviations in the Z:A ratio disrupt sexual development in the eri silkmoth, Samia cynthia ricini. Genetics Published online: 16 February 2023.
DOI: 10.1093/genetics/iyad023
Yoshido A., Šíchová J., Pospíšilová K., Nguyen P., Šafář J., Provazník J., Voleníková A., Vila R., Marec F. (2020) Evolution of multiple sex-chromosomes associated with dynamic genome reshuffling in Leptidea wood-white butterflies. Heredity 125: 138–154.
DOI: 10.1038/s41437-020-0325-9
Kageyama D., Ohno M., Sasaki T., Yoshido A., Konagaya T., Jouraku A., Kuwazaki S., Kanamori H., Katayose Y., Narita S., Miyata M., Riegler M., Sahara K. (2017) Feminizing Wolbachia endosymbiont disrupts maternal sex chromosome inheritance in a butterfly species. Evolution Letters 1: 232-244.
DOI: 10.1002/evl3.28
Kost S., Heckel D. G., Yoshido A., Marec F., Groot A. T. (2016) A Z-linked sterility locus causes sexual abstinence in hybrid females and facilitates speciation in Spodoptera frugiperda. Evolution 70: 1418-1427.
DOI: 10.1111/evo.12940
Yoshido A., Marec F., Sahara K. (2016) The fate of W chromosomes in hybrids between wild silkmoths, Samia cynthia ssp.: no role in sex determination and reproduction. Heredity 116: 424-433.
DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2015.110
Sahara K., Matsuhashi I., Yoshido A. (2015) Sex chromosome evolution in Lepidoptera. Sanshi-Konchu Biotec 84: 37-49 (in Japanese).
DOI: 10.11416/konchubiotec.84.1_37
Yoshido A., Sahara K., Yasukochi Y. (2015) Silk Moths (Lepidoptera). In: Sharakhov I.V. (ed.) Protocols for Cytogenetic Mapping of Arthropod Genomes. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, pp. 219-256
Yoshido A., Šíchová J., Kubíčková S., Marec F., Sahara K. (2013) Rapid turnover of the W chromosome in geographical populations of wild silkmoths, Samia cynthia ssp. Chromosome Research 21: 149-164.
DOI: 10.1007/s10577-013-9344-1
Yoshido A., Sahara K., Marec F., Matsuda Y. (2011) Step-by-step evolution of neo-sex chromosomes in geographical populations of wild silkmoths, Samia cynthia ssp. Heredity 106: 614-624. Epub 2010.
DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2010.94
Nguyen P., Sahara K., Yoshido A., Marec F. (2010) Evolutionary dynamics of rDNA clusters on chromosomes of moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera). Genetica 138: 343–354. Epub 2009.
DOI: 10.1007/s10709-009-9424-5
Yasukochi Y., Tanaka-Okuyama M., Shibata F., Yoshido A., Marec F., Wu C., Zhang H., Goldsmith M. R., Sahara K. (2009) Extensive conserved synteny of genes between the karyotypes of Manduca sexta and Bombyx mori revealed by BAC-FISH mapping. PLoS ONE 4: e7465.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007465
Nguyen P., Sahara K., Yoshido A., Marec F. (2007) Chromosomal distribution of rDNA in Lepidoptera. Chromosome Res. 15: 33.
Sahara K., Yoshido A., Marec F., Fuková I., Kamimura M., Yasukochi Y. (2007) BAC-FISH mapping of synteny between chromosomes of Bombyx mori and Manduca sexta. Chromosome Res. 15: 32.
Sahara K., Yoshido A., Marec F., Fuková I., Zhang H. B., Wu C. C., Goldsmith M. R., Yasukochi Y. (2007) Conserved synteny of genes between chromosome 15 of Bombyx mori and a chromosome of Manduca sexta shown by five-color BAC-FISH. Genome 50: 1061-1065.
DOI: 10.1139/G07-082
Yoshido A., Matsuda Y., Marec F., Sahara K. (2007) Sex-chromosome polymorphism of the silkmoth, Samia cynthia. Chromosome Res. 15: 75.
Yoshido A., Yasukochi Y., Marec F., Abe H., Sahara K. (2007) FISH analysis of the W chromosome in Bombyx mandarina and several other Lepidoptera by means of B. mori W-BAC probes. Journal of Insect Biotechnology and Sericology 76: 1-7.
Yoshido A., Marec F., Sahara K. (2005) Resolution of sex chromosome constitution by GISH and telomere-FISH in some species of Lepidoptera. Chromosoma 114: 193-202.
DOI: 10.1007/s00412-005-0013-9
Marec F., Vítková M., Fuková I., Yoshido A., Sahara K., Traut W. (2004) Molecular differentiation of W chromosomes in Lepidoptera. Chromosome Res. 12: 91 (lecture L105).
Yoshido A., Sahara K., Yasukochi Y., Marec F. (2004) Detection of sex chromosome constitution by GISH and telomere-FISH in some Lepidoptera. Chromosome Res. 12: 98 (poster PO:08:14).
Sahara K., Yoshido A., Marec F., Traut W., Abe H., Mita K., Oshiki T., Shimada T., Yasukochi Y., Asano S., Band H. (2002) Approaches to chromosome identification in the silkworm. In: Proceedings of The First International Workshop of Lepidoptera Genomics, 30 September - 3 October 2002, Tsukuba, Japan, 2 pages


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