Yoko Yokouchi

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute for Environmental Studies
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Strong emission of methyl chloride from tropical plants
    Yoko Yokouchi
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Nature 416:163-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint A strong source of methyl chloride to the atmosphere from tropical coastal land
    Y Yokouchi
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Nature 403:295-8. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of methyl chloride-emitting plants and atmospheric measurements on a subtropical island
    Yoko Yokouchi
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Chemosphere 69:549-53. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of a silicone membrane tube equilibrator for measuring partial pressures of volatile organic compounds in natural water
    Atsushi Ooki
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0053, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5706-11. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Large emissions of perfluorocarbons in East Asia deduced from continuous atmospheric measurements
    Takuya Saito
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 44:4089-95. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint A method for determination of methyl chloride concentration in air trapped in ice cores
    Takuya Saito
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, Environmental Chemistry Division, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Chemosphere 63:1209-13. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Contrasting diurnal variations in fossil and nonfossil secondary organic aerosol in urban outflow, Japan
    Yu Morino
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, Ibaraki, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 44:8581-86. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide linkage analysis of orchard grass-sensitive childhood seasonal allergic rhinitis in Japanese families
    Y Yokouchi
    Department of Medical Genetics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Genes Immun 3:9-13. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification of missense mutation in the IL12B gene: lack of association between IL12B polymorphisms and asthma and allergic rhinitis in the Japanese population
    E Noguchi
    Department of Medical Genetics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki-ken, 305-8575, Japan
    Genes Immun 2:401-3. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Depth profiles of volatile halogenated hydrocarbons in seawater in the Bay of Bengal
    H Yamamoto
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Chemosphere 45:371-7. 2001

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Strong emission of methyl chloride from tropical plants
    Yoko Yokouchi
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Nature 416:163-5. 2002
    ..Conversely, the abundance of massive ferns in the Carboniferous period may have created an atmosphere rich in methyl chloride...
  2. ncbi request reprint A strong source of methyl chloride to the atmosphere from tropical coastal land
    Y Yokouchi
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Nature 403:295-8. 2000
    ..A strong, equatorially located source of this nature would explain why the distribution of CH3Cl is uniform between the Northern and Southern hemispheres, despite their differences in ocean and land area...
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of methyl chloride-emitting plants and atmospheric measurements on a subtropical island
    Yoko Yokouchi
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Chemosphere 69:549-53. 2007
    ..As previously reported, our findings provide strong evidence for the high emission of CH3Cl from tropical/subtropical forests...
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of a silicone membrane tube equilibrator for measuring partial pressures of volatile organic compounds in natural water
    Atsushi Ooki
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 0053, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5706-11. 2008
    ..CH2Br2, CHCl3, CHBrCl2, CH2BrCl, C2H5I, C2Cl4, CH3I, and CH3Br in the lake were supersaturated with respect to the air, whereas CH3CI was undersaturated. CHCl3 had the highest flux (6.2 nmol m(-2) hr(-1)) during the observation period...
  5. doi request reprint Large emissions of perfluorocarbons in East Asia deduced from continuous atmospheric measurements
    Takuya Saito
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 44:4089-95. 2010
    ..They contributed greatly to global emissions as derived from the annual increases in the baseline mixing ratios, accounting for more than 75% of global PFC-218 and PFC-318 emissions and for approximately 40% of global PFC-116 emissions...
  6. ncbi request reprint A method for determination of methyl chloride concentration in air trapped in ice cores
    Takuya Saito
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, Environmental Chemistry Division, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
    Chemosphere 63:1209-13. 2006
    ..The measured CH3Cl concentration of 528+/-26 pptv was similar to the present-day concentration in the remote atmosphere as well as the CH3Cl concentration over the past 300 years obtained from Antarctic firn air and ice core analyses...
  7. doi request reprint Contrasting diurnal variations in fossil and nonfossil secondary organic aerosol in urban outflow, Japan
    Yu Morino
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, Ibaraki, Japan
    Environ Sci Technol 44:8581-86. 2010
    ..As our knowledge of production pathways of secondary organic aerosol (SOA) is still limited, diurnal variations of fossil and nonfossil SOC in our estimate give an important experimental constraint for future development of SOA models...
  8. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide linkage analysis of orchard grass-sensitive childhood seasonal allergic rhinitis in Japanese families
    Y Yokouchi
    Department of Medical Genetics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Genes Immun 3:9-13. 2002
    ..3, have been previously reported to be linked to asthma and/or atopy. These data suggest that, although loci linked to SAR are likely to be common to asthma, a strong contribution by specific gene(s) to OG-sensitive SAR is unlikely...
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification of missense mutation in the IL12B gene: lack of association between IL12B polymorphisms and asthma and allergic rhinitis in the Japanese population
    E Noguchi
    Department of Medical Genetics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki-ken, 305-8575, Japan
    Genes Immun 2:401-3. 2001
    ..1) and was not associated significantly with total serum IgE level (P > 0.1). Our results indicate that polymorphisms in IL12B are not likely to be associated with the development of atopy-related phenotypes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Depth profiles of volatile halogenated hydrocarbons in seawater in the Bay of Bengal
    H Yamamoto
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Chemosphere 45:371-7. 2001
    ..Both of these profiles were different from the pattern of DMS, which had its maxima above the chlorophyll-a maximum layer near the surface...
  11. ncbi request reprint Significant evidence for linkage of mite-sensitive childhood asthma to chromosome 5q31-q33 near the interleukin 12 B locus by a genome-wide search in Japanese families
    Y Yokouchi
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, 305 8575, Japan
    Genomics 66:152-60. 2000
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  12. ncbi request reprint Linkage and association of atopic asthma to markers on chromosome 13 in the Japanese population
    K Kimura
    Department of Medical Genetics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Hum Mol Genet 8:1487-90. 1999
    ..0009, Bonferroni correction 5% = 0. 0037, 1% = 0.00072). These findings indicate that genes on chromosome 13 may play an important role in the development of atopy or asthma across various populations...
  13. ncbi request reprint No association between atopy/asthma and the ILe50Val polymorphism of IL-4 receptor
    E Noguchi
    Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Clinical Medicine, and Department of Medical Genetics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 160:342-5. 1999
    ..Our findings indicate that the Ile50Val polymorphism of IL4R does not play a substantial role in genetic predisposition for the etiology of atopy or asthma in this Japanese population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diurnal variations in H2O2, O3, PAN, HNO3 and aldehyde concentrations and NO/NO2 ratios at Rishiri Island, Japan: potential influence from iodine chemistry
    Yugo Kanaya
    Frontier Research Center for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science and Technology, 3173 25 Showa machi, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 236 0001, Japan
    Sci Total Environ 376:185-97. 2007
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