YAMAGUCHI, Y. & TAKAGI, W. & KURAKU, S. & MORIYAMA, S. & BELL, J.D. & SEALEA, A.P. & LERNER, D.T. & GRAU, E.G. & HYODO, S. (2015)
Discovery of conventional prolactin from the holocephalan elephant fish, Callorhinchus milii. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 224: 216–227
DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2015.08.020
ONIMARU, K. & KURAKU, S. & TAKAGI, W. & HYODO, S. & SHARPE, J. & TANAKA, M. (2015)
A shift in anterior-posterior positional information underlies the fin-to-limb evolution. Elife, 4: e07048
DOI: 10.7554/eLife.07048
GODARD, B.G. & COOLEN, M. & LE PANSE, S. & GOMBAULT, A. & FERREIRO-GALVE, S. & LAGUERRE, L. & LAGADEC, R. & WINCKER, P. & POULAIN, J. & DA SILVA, C. & KURAKU, S. & CARRE, W. & BOUTET, A. & MAZAN, S. (2014)
Mechanisms of endoderm formation in a cartilaginous fish reveal ancestral and homoplastic traits in jawed vertebrates. Biology Open: BIO20148037
DOI: 10.1242/bio.20148037
RENZ, A.J. & MEYER, A. & KURAKU, S. (2013)
Revealing Less Derived Nature of Cartilaginous Fish Genomes with Their Evolutionary Time Scale Inferred with Nuclear Genes. PLoS ONE, 8 (6): e66400
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066400
DESSIMOZ, C. & ZOLLER, S. & MANOUSAKI, T. & QIU, H. & MEYER, A. & KURAKU, S. (2011)
Comparative genomics approach to detecting split-coding regions in a low-coverage genome: lessons from the chimaera Callorhinchus milii (Holocephali, Chondrichthyes). Briefings in Bioinformatics, 12 (5): 474–484
DOI: 10.1093/bib/bbr038
KURAKU, S. (2011)
Hox Gene Clusters of Early Vertebrates: Do They Serve as Reliable Markers for Genome Evolution? Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics, 9 (3): 97–103
DOI: 10.1016/S1672-0229(11)60012-0
OGINO, Y. & KATOH, H. & KURAKU, S. & YAMADA, G. (2009)
Evolutionary History and Functional Characterization of Androgen Receptor Genes in Jawed Vertebrates. General Endocrinology, 150 (12): 5415–5427
DOI: 10.1210/en.2009-0523
KURAKU, S. (2009)
Molecular evolutionary studies on Chondrichthyes: in search of the ancestral vertebrate genome. Annual Report of Japanese Society of Elasmobranch Studies, 45: 17–27 (only abstract in English).
KURAKU, S. & TAKIO, Y. & TAMURA, K. & AONO, H. & MEYER, A. & KURATANI, S. (2008)
Noncanonical role of Hox14 revealed by its expression patterns in lamprey and shark. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105 (18): 6679–6683
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0710947105