Thrombin stimulation of vascular adhesion molecule-1 in endothelial cells is mediated by protein kinase C (PKC)-delta-NF-kappa B and PKC-zeta-GATA signaling pathways.

Sako K, Fukuhara S, Minami T, Hamakubo T, Song H, Kodama T, Fukamizu A, Gutkind JS, Koh GY, Mochizuki N. Thrombin stimulation of vascular adhesion molecule-1 in endothelial cells is mediated by protein kinase C (PKC)-delta-NF-kappa B and PKC-zeta-GATA signaling pathways. J Biol Chem. 2009 Feb 27;284(9):5592-601. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M806928200. Epub 2008 Dec 23.

Allelic imbalances and homozygous deletion on 8p23.2 for stepwise progression of hepatocarcinogenesis.

Midorikawa Y, Yamamoto S, Tsuji S, Kamimura N, Ishikawa S, Igarashi H, Makuuchi M, Kokudo N, Sugimura H, Aburatani H. Allelic imbalances and homozygous deletion on 8p23.2 for stepwise progression of hepatocarcinogenesis. Hepatology. 2009 Feb;49(2):513-22. doi: 10.1002/hep.22698.

The class A scavenger receptor binds to proteoglycans and mediates adhesion of macrophages to the extracellular matrix.

Suzuki N, Tsumoto K, Hajicek N, Daigo K, Tokita R, Minami S, Kodama T, Hamakubo T, Kozasa T. The class A scavenger receptor binds to proteoglycans and mediates adhesion of macrophages to the extracellular matrix. J Biol Chem. 2009 Feb 20;284(8):5000-9. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M804073200. Epub 2008 Dec 12.

Induction and activation of the transcription factor NFATc1 (NFAT2) integrate RANKL signaling in terminal differentiation of osteoclasts.

Yanagimoto S, Tatsuno K, Okugawa S, Kitazawa T, Tsukada K, Koike K, Kodama T, Kimura S, Shibasaki Y, Ota Y. Induction and activation of the transcription factor NFATc1 (NFAT2) integrate RANKL signaling in terminal differentiation of osteoclasts. J Biol Chem. 2009 Feb 6;284(6):3513-20. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M803086200. Epub 2008 Dec 8.

The class A macrophage scavenger receptor is a major pattern recognition receptor for Neisseria meningitidis which is independent of lipopolysaccharide and not required for secretory responses.

Ishiguro T, Sugimoto M, Kinoshita Y, Miyazaki Y, Nakano K, Tsunoda H, Sugo I, Ohizumi I, Aburatani H, Hamakubo T, Kodama T, Tsuchiya M, Yamada-Okabe H. The class A macrophage scavenger receptor is a major pattern recognition receptor for Neisseria meningitidis which is independent of lipopolysaccharide and not required for secretory responses. Cancer Res. 2008 Dec 1;68(23):9832-8. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-08-1973.

Anti-glypican 3 antibody as a potential antitumor agent for human liver cancer.

Ishiguro T, Sugimoto M, Kinoshita Y, Miyazaki Y, Nakano K, Tsunoda H, Sugo I, Ohizumi I, Aburatani H, Hamakubo T, Kodama T, Tsuchiya M, Yamada-Okabe H. Anti-glypican 3 antibody as a potential antitumor agent for human liver cancer. Cancer Res. 2008 Dec 1;68(23):9832-8. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-08-1973.

Anti-glypican 3 antibodies cause ADCC against human hepatocellular carcinoma cells.

Nakano K, Orita T, Nezu J, Yoshino T, Ohizumi I, Sugimoto M, Furugaki K, Kinoshita Y, Ishiguro T, Hamakubo T, Kodama T, Aburatani H, Yamada-Okabe H, Tsuchiya M. Anti-glypican 3 antibodies cause ADCC against human hepatocellular carcinoma cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2009 Jan 9;378(2):279-84. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2008.11.033. Epub 2008 Nov 18.

Subcellular localization of HCV core protein regulates its ability for p53 activation and p21 suppression.

Nakano K, Orita T, Nezu J, Yoshino T, Ohizumi I, Sugimoto M, Furugaki K, Kinoshita Y, Ishiguro T, Hamakubo T, Kodama T, Aburatani H, Yamada-Okabe H, Tsuchiya M. Subcellular localization of HCV core protein regulates its ability for p53 activation and p21 suppression. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2009 Jan 9;378(2):279-84. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2008.11.033. Epub 2008 Nov 18.

Retinal pigment epithelium-derived CTLA-2alpha induces TGFbeta-producing T regulatory cells.

Sugita S, Horie S, Nakamura O, Futagami Y, Takase H, Keino H, Aburatani H, Katunuma N, Ishidoh K, Yamamoto Y, Mochizuki M. Retinal pigment epithelium-derived CTLA-2alpha induces TGFbeta-producing T regulatory cells. J Immunol. 2008 Dec 1;181(11):7525-36.

Measurement of HCV RdRp activity with C-terminal 21 aa truncated NS5b protein: optimization of assay conditions.

Yoneda M, Uchiyama T, Kato S, Endo H, Fujita K, Yoneda K, Mawatari H, Iida H, Takahashi H, Kirikoshi H, Inamori M, Nozaki Y, Kobayashi N, Kubota K, Saito S, Maeyama S, Sagara M, Aburatani H, Kodama T, Nakajima A. Measurement of HCV RdRp activity with C-terminal 21 aa truncated NS5b protein: optimization of assay conditions. BMC Gastroenterol. 2008 Nov 14;8:53. doi: 10.1186/1471-230X-8-53.

Plasma Pentraxin3 is a novel marker for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

Yoneda M, Uchiyama T, Kato S, Endo H, Fujita K, Yoneda K, Mawatari H, Iida H, Takahashi H, Kirikoshi H, Inamori M, Nozaki Y, Kobayashi N, Kubota K, Saito S, Maeyama S, Sagara M, Aburatani H, Kodama T, Nakajima A. Plasma Pentraxin3 is a novel marker for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). BMC Gastroenterol. 2008 Nov 14;8:53. doi: 10.1186/1471-230X-8-53.

Theoretical investigation on photochromic diarylethene: A short review

S. Nakamura, S. Yokojima, K. Uchida, T. Tsujioka, A. Goldberg, A. Murakami, K. Shinoda, M. Mikami, T. Kobayashi, S Kobatake, K. Matsuda, and M. Irie Theoretical investigation on photochromic diarylethene: A short review

Regulation of the human PDZK1 expression by peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha.

Tachibana K, Anzai N, Ueda C, Katayama T, Yamasaki D, Kirino T, Takahashi R, Ishimoto K, Komori H, Tanaka T, Hamakubo T, Ueda Y, Arai H, Sakai J, Kodama T, Doi T. Regulation of the human PDZK1 expression by peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha. FEBS Lett. 2008 Nov 26;582(28):3884-8. doi: 10.1016/j.febslet.2008.10.027. Epub 2008 Oct 26.

Role of PDK1 in insulin-signaling pathway for glucose metabolism in 3T3-L1 adipocytes.

Tachibana K, Anzai N, Ueda C, Katayama T, Yamasaki D, Kirino T, Takahashi R, Ishimoto K, Komori H, Tanaka T, Hamakubo T, Ueda Y, Arai H, Sakai J, Kodama T, Doi T. Role of PDK1 in insulin-signaling pathway for glucose metabolism in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. FEBS Lett. 2008 Nov 26;582(28):3884-8. doi: 10.1016/j.febslet.2008.10.027. Epub 2008 Oct 26.

Gli2 is a novel regulator of sox2 expression in telencephalic neuroepithelial cells.

Takanaga H, Tsuchida-Straeten N, Nishide K, Watanabe A, Aburatani H, Kondo T. Gli2 is a novel regulator of sox2 expression in telencephalic neuroepithelial cells. Stem Cells. 2009 Jan;27(1):165-74. doi: 10.1634/stemcells.2008-0580.

Stabilized beta-catenin functions through TCF/LEF proteins and the Notch/RBP-Jkappa complex to promote proliferation and suppress differentiation of neural precursor cells.

Shimizu T, Kagawa T, Inoue T, Nonaka A, Takada S, Aburatani H, Taga T. Stabilized beta-catenin functions through TCF/LEF proteins and the Notch/RBP-Jkappa complex to promote proliferation and suppress differentiation of neural precursor cells. Mol Cell Biol. 2008 Dec;28(24):7427-41. doi: 10.1128/MCB.01962-07. Epub 2008 Oct 13.