Publications


Distinct effects of Hoxa2 overexpression in cranial neural crest populations reveal that the mammalian hyomandibular-ceratohyal boundary maps within the styloid process.
Dev Biol 2015 Jun 16;402(2):162-74. Epub 2015 Apr 16.
Department of Physiological Chemistry and Metabolism, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan; Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0076, Japan; Institute for Biology and Mathematics of Dynamical Cell Processes (iBMath), The University of Tokyo, 3-8-1 Komaba, Tokyo 153-8914, Japan. Electronic address:

Developmental genetic bases behind the independent origin of the tympanic membrane in mammals and diapsids.
Nat Commun 2015 Apr 22;6:6853. Epub 2015 Apr 22.
1] Department of Physiological Chemistry and Metabolism, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan [2] Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0076, Japan [3] Institute for Biology and Mathematics of Dynamical Cell Processes (iBMath), The University of Tokyo, 3-8-1 Komaba, Tokyo 153-8914, Japan.

Endothelin regulates neural crest deployment and fate to form great vessels through Dlx5/Dlx6-independent mechanisms.
Mech Dev 2013 Nov-Dec;130(11-12):553-66. Epub 2013 Aug 8.
Department of Physiological Chemistry and Metabolism, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan; Department of Pediatrics, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan.

BMP-mediated functional cooperation between Dlx5;Dlx6 and Msx1;Msx2 during mammalian limb development.
PLoS One 2013 29;8(1):e51700. Epub 2013 Jan 29.
Evolution des Régulations Endocriniennes, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, UMR-7221, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France.


Positive regulation of steroidogenic acute regulatory protein gene expression through the interaction between Dlx and GATA-4 for testicular steroidogenesis.
Endocrinology 2008 May 14;149(5):2090-7. Epub 2008 Feb 14.
Center for Animal Resources and Development, Graduate School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Global COE Research Program, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto 860-0811, Japan.

Abnormal urethra formation in mouse models of split-hand/split-foot malformation type 1 and type 4.
Eur J Hum Genet 2008 Jan 19;16(1):36-44. Epub 2007 Sep 19.
Center for Animal Resources and Development, Graduate School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan.


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