Publications

RANK/RANKL expression in prostate cancer.
Int J Surg Case Rep 2017 29;30:106-107. Epub 2016 Nov 29.
Departments of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Yokohama, Japan. Electronic address:




Fluorescent and chromogenic in situ hybridization of CEN17q as a potent useful diagnostic marker for Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome-associated chromophobe renal cell carcinomas.
Hum Pathol 2016 Jun 4;52:74-82. Epub 2016 Feb 4.
Department of Molecular Pathology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama 236-0004, Japan. Electronic address:



Folliculin-interacting proteins Fnip1 and Fnip2 play critical roles in kidney tumor suppression in cooperation with Flcn.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015 Mar 16;112(13):E1624-31. Epub 2015 Mar 16.
Urologic Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892; Basic Science Program, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Frederick, MD 21702

Folliculin (Flcn) inactivation leads to murine cardiac hypertrophy through mTORC1 deregulation.
Hum Mol Genet 2014 Nov 6;23(21):5706-19. Epub 2014 Jun 6.
Urologic Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA,


Trypanosoma brucei cathepsin-L increases arrhythmogenic sarcoplasmic reticulum-mediated calcium release in rat cardiomyocytes.
Cardiovasc Res 2013 Nov 26;100(2):325-35. Epub 2013 Jul 26.
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University Place, Glasgow G12 8TA, UK.



Homozygous loss of BHD causes early embryonic lethality and kidney tumor development with activation of mTORC1 and mTORC2.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2009 Nov 22;106(44):18722-7. Epub 2009 Oct 22.
Urologic Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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