Hidetoshi Sakayama, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Division of Biodiversity, Ecology and speciation

Reseach Focus

Studies on biodiversity (phylogeny, taxonomy and speciation) and the evolution of body plans and sexual reproduction in charophycean green algae and land plants

Recent Publications

  • Kato, S., Misawa, K., Takahashi, F., Sakayama, H., Sano, S., Kosuge, K., Kasai, F., Watanabe, M. M., Tanaka, J. & Nozaki, H. (2011)
    Aquatic plant speciation affected by diversifying selection of organelle DNA regions.
    Journal of Phycology 47: 999–1008
  • Yang, Y., Maruyama, S., Sekimoto, H., Sakayama, H. & Nozaki, H. (2011)
    An extended phylogenetic analysis reveals ancient origin of “non-green” phosphoribulokinase genes from two lineages of “green” secondary photosyntheic eukaryotes: Euglenophyta and Chlorarachniophyta.
    BMC Research Notes 4: 330 .
  • Kato, S., Sakayama, H., Morishima, H., Sano, S., Oomori, Y., Kato, N, Ito, M., Kasai, F, Watanabe, M. M. & Nozaki, H. (2010).
    Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Chara altaica (Charales, Charophyceae), a monoecious species of the section Desvauxia.
    Cytologia 75: 211–220 .
  • Sakayama, H., Kasai, F., Kawachi, M., Watanabe, M. M., Nozaki, H., Nishihiro, J., Washitani, I., Shigyo, M., Krienitz, L. & Ito, M.(2009)
    Taxonomic reexamination of Chara globularis (Charales, Charophyceae) from Japan based on oospore morphology and rbcL gene sequences, and the description of C. leptospora sp. nov.
    Journal of Phycology 45: 917–927
  • Sakayama, H.(2008)
    Taxonomy of Nitella (Charales, Charophyceae) based on comparative morphology of oospores and multiple DNA marker phylogeny using cultured material.
    Phycological Research 56: 202–215 .


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