Publications

Activation of nuclear receptor CAR by an environmental pollutant perfluorooctanoic acid.
Arch Toxicol 2017 Jun 10;91(6):2365-2374. Epub 2016 Nov 10.
Division of Drug Metabolism and Molecular Toxicology, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University, 6-3 Aramaki-Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8578, Japan.

Neutralizing activities against seasonal influenza viruses in human intravenous immunoglobulin.
Biologics 2017 10;11:23-30. Epub 2017 Mar 10.
Research and Development Division, Japan Blood Products Organization, Tokyo; Former Department of Virology, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University; Pathogenic Risk Evaluation, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Rakuno Gakuen University, Hokkaido, Japan.

Development of selective medium for IMP-type carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in stool specimens.
BMC Infect Dis 2017 Mar 24;17(1):229. Epub 2017 Mar 24.
Department of Infection Control and Prevention, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565-0871, Japan.


Web application for genetic modification flux with database to estimate metabolic fluxes of genetic mutants.
J Biosci Bioeng 2016 Jul 6;122(1):111-6. Epub 2016 Jan 6.
Department of Bioscience and Bioinformatics, Kyushu Institute of Technology, 680-4 Kawazu, Iizuka, Fukuoka 820-8502, Japan; Biomedical Informatics R&D Center, Kyushu Institute of Technology, 680-4 Kawazu, Iizuka, Fukuoka 820-8502, Japan. Electronic address:

Postotic and preotic cranial neural crest cells differently contribute to thyroid development.
Dev Biol 2016 Jan 23;409(1):72-83. Epub 2015 Oct 23.
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Tokyo Women's Medical University, 8-1 Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8666, Japan; Division of Cardiovascular Development and Differentiation, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Women's Medical University, 8-1 Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8666, Japan. Electronic address:


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:

Biosynthesis of D-aspartate in mammals: the rat and human homologs of mouse aspartate racemase are not responsible for the biosynthesis of D-aspartate.
Amino Acids 2015 May 3;47(5):975-85. Epub 2015 Feb 3.
Laboratory of Biomolecular Science, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kitasato University, 5-9-1 Shirokane, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, 108-8641, Japan.

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.




Identification of novel D-amino acid oxidase inhibitors by in silico screening and their functional characterization in vitro.
J Med Chem 2013 Mar 22;56(5):1894-907. Epub 2013 Feb 22.
Laboratory of Biomolecular Science, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kitasato University, 5-9-1 Shirokane, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8641, Japan.


Preotic neural crest cells contribute to coronary artery smooth muscle involving endothelin signalling.
Nat Commun 2012 ;3:1267
Department of Physiological Chemistry and Metabolism, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan.

Spatiotemporal localization of D-amino acid oxidase and D-aspartate oxidases during development in Caenorhabditis elegans.
Mol Cell Biol 2012 May 5;32(10):1967-83. Epub 2012 Mar 5.
Laboratory of Biomolecular Science, Department of Pharmaceutical Life Sciences, Kitasato University, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.



Co-expression of GbMYB1 and GbMYC1 induces anthocyanin accumulation in roots of cultured Gynura bicolor DC. plantlet on methyl jasmonate treatment.
Plant Physiol Biochem 2011 Feb 12;49(2):159-67. Epub 2010 Nov 12.
Graduate School of Life Sciences, Toyo University, 1-1-1 Izumino, Itakura-machi, Ora-gun, Gunma 374-0193, Japan; San-Ei Gen F.F.I., Inc., 1-1-11 Sanwa-cho, Toyonaka, Osaka 561-8588, Japan.

Clinical advantages of combined seton placement and infliximab maintenance therapy for perianal fistulizing Crohn's disease: when and how were the seton drains removed?
Hepatogastroenterology 2010 Jan-Feb;57(97):3-7
Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Fukuoka University, School of Medicine Nanakuma 7-45-1, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka 814-0180, Japan.




Putative cis-elements in the promoter region of the carrot phenylalanine ammonia-lyase gene induced during anthocyanin synthesis.
J Plant Res 2003 Apr 4;116(2):155-9. Epub 2003 Mar 4.
Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Technology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, 2-24-16 Naka-cho, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8588, Japan.

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