Terrestrial Microbiology and Systematics


Assistant Professor


Tel: 075-753-6060 / E-mail: yuuko*kais.kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace * with @)


2002     B.Sc. in Agriculture, Kyoto University

2004     M.Sc. in Agriculture, Kyoto University

2008     Ph.D. in Agriculture, Kyoto University



2006 Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University


Academic Organizations

The Japanese Forest Society, The Japanese Nematological Society, Tree Health Research Society, Society of Nematologists, European Society of Nematologists, International Mycorrhiza Society


Major Publications

  • Tanaka SE, Dayi M, Maeda Y, Tsai IJ, Tanaka R, Bligh M, Takeuchi-Kaneko Y, Fukuda K, Kanzaki N, Kikuchi T. Stage-specific transcriptome of Bursaphelenchus xylophilus reveals temporal regulation of effector genes and roles of the dauer-like stages in the lifecycle. Scientific Reports, 9: 6080, 2019. (https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-42570-7)
  • Nakamura N, Tanaka E, Tanaka C, Takeuchi-Kaneko Y. Detection of a root-associated group of Hyaloscyphaceae (Helotiales) species that commonly colonizes Fagaceae roots and description of three new species in genus Glutinomyces. Mycoscience, 59(5): 397-408, 2018. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.myc.2018.02.010)
  • Ekino T, Tanaka SE, Kanzaki N, Takeuchi-Kaneko Y. Tolerance to oxidative stress of inbred strains of the pine wood nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, differing in terms of virulence. Nematology, 20(6): 539-546, 2018. (DOI 10.1163/15685411-00003158)
  • Ekino T, Yoshiga T, Takeuchi-Kaneko Y, Kanzaki N. Transmission electron microscopic observation of body cuticle structures of phoretic and parasitic stages of Parasitaphelenchinae nematode. PLoS ONE, 12(6): e0179465, 2017. (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179465)
  • Tanaka SE, Aikawa T, Takeuchi-Kaneko Y, Fukuda K, Kanzaki N. Artificial induction of third-stage dispersal juveniles of Bursaphelenchus xylophilus using newly established inbred lines. PLoS ONE, 12(10): e0187127, 2017. (https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0187127)
  • Palomares-Rius JE, Tsai IJ, Karim N, Akiba M, Kato T, Maruyama H, Takeuchi Y, Kikuchi T. Genome-wide variation in the pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus and its relationship with pathogenic traits. BMC Genomics, 16: 845, 2015. (DOI 10.1186/s12864-015-2085-0)
  • Kamata N, Takeuchi Y. Chapter 6. Pine Wilt Disease and Other Nematode Diseases. In: Infectious Forest Diseases (eds. Gonthier P, Nicolotti G). p 115-127. CABI Book, 2013. (ISBN: 9781780640402; DOI: 10.1079/9781780640402.0000)
  • Zhao BG, Futai K, Sutherland JR, Takeuchi Y. Pine Wilt Disease. Springer, 2008. (ISBN: 978-4-431-75655-2)


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