Publications

Emergence of Mycoplasma genitalium with clinically significant fluoroquinolone resistance conferred by amino acid changes both in GyrA and ParC in Japan.
J Infect Chemother 2017 Sep 24;23(9):648-650. Epub 2017 Apr 24.
Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu, Gifu 501-1194, Japan.




Shortening of the atrial-His bundle interval during atrial pacing as a predictor of successful ablation for typical atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia.
Europace 2017 May 17. Epub 2017 May 17.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-8670, Japan.

Haemophilus influenzae Isolated From Men With Acute Urethritis: Its Pathogenic Roles, Responses to Antimicrobial Chemotherapies, and Antimicrobial Susceptibilities.
Sex Transm Dis 2017 Apr;44(4):205-210
From the *iClinic, 5-9-6 Nagamachi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai, Miyagi; †Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, Gifu City, Gifu; and ‡Department of Bacteriology I, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan.



Efficacy of intraoperative entire-circumferential frozen section analysis of lumpectomy margins during breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer.
Int J Clin Oncol 2015 Dec 9;20(6):1093-101. Epub 2015 Apr 9.
Department of Pathology, Kumamoto City Hospital, 1-1-60 Kotoh, Higashi-ku, Kumamoto, 862-8605, Japan.





ALK Gene Translocation in Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Urinary Bladder: A Case Report.
Urol Case Rep 2015 Sep 2;3(5):138-40. Epub 2015 Jul 2.
Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu city, Gifu 501-1194, Japan.

Expanded palette of Nano-lanterns for real-time multicolor luminescence imaging.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015 Apr 23;112(14):4352-6. Epub 2015 Mar 23.
The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Osaka 567-0047, Japan; and PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Tokyo 102-0075, Japan Cell Dynamics Observation, Quantitative Biology Center, RIKEN, Osaka 565-0874, Japan;


Redox sensor proteins for highly sensitive direct imaging of intracellular redox state.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2015 Feb 13;457(3):242-8. Epub 2015 Jan 13.
Chemical Resources Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Nagatsuta 4259-R1-8, Midori-Ku, Yokohama 226-8503, Japan; Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Nagatsuta 4259, Midori-Ku, Yokohama, 226-8501, Japan; Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Tokyo 102-0075, Japan. Electronic address:

Usefulness of quantifying leukocytes in first-voided urine to predict positivity for Chlamydia trachomatis in asymptomatic men at high risk for chlamydial infection.
J Infect Chemother 2014 Dec 22;20(12):748-51. Epub 2014 Aug 22.
Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu, Gifu 501-1194, Japan. Electronic address:

Serum ANGPTL2 levels reflect clinical features of breast cancer patients: implications for the pathogenesis of breast cancer metastasis.
Int J Biol Markers 2014 Sep 30;29(3):e239-45. Epub 2014 Sep 30.
Department of Molecular Genetics, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto - Japan.

A novel functional site in the PB2 subunit of influenza A virus essential for acetyl-CoA interaction, RNA polymerase activity, and viral replication.
J Biol Chem 2014 Sep 25;289(36):24980-94. Epub 2014 Jul 25.
From the Laboratory of Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Tokushima 770-8514, Japan,

Inverse correlation between the standard deviation of R-R intervals in supine position and the simplified menopausal index in women with climacteric symptoms.
Menopause 2014 Jun;21(6):669-72
From the 1Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, and 2Department of Nursing of Human Broad Development, School of Health Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu, Japan; 3Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Junshin Gakuen University, Chikushiogaoka, Minami-ku, Fukuoka, Japan; 4Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu, Japan; and 5Department of Anesthesiology, Aichi Medical University, School of Medicine, Azakarimata, Ooazaiwasaku, Nagakutecho Aichi-gun, Japan.


Prediction of the persistence of Mycoplasma genitalium after antimicrobial chemotherapy by quantification of leukocytes in first-void urine from patients with non-gonococcal urethritis.
J Infect Chemother 2014 May 6;20(5):298-302. Epub 2014 Feb 6.
Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu City, Gifu 501-1194, Japan. Electronic address:





Evaluation of tumor stiffness by elastography is predictive for pathologic complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer.
Ann Surg Oncol 2012 Sep 3;19(9):3042-9. Epub 2012 Apr 3.
Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan.

Isomerically pure anthra[2,3-b:6,7-b']-difuran (anti-ADF), -dithiophene (anti-ADT), and -diselenophene (anti-ADS): selective synthesis, electronic structures, and application to organic field-effect transistors.
J Org Chem 2012 Sep 5;77(18):8099-111. Epub 2012 Sep 5.
Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8527, Japan.


Angiopoietin-like protein 2 is an important facilitator of inflammatory carcinogenesis and metastasis.
Cancer Res 2011 Dec 31;71(24):7502-12. Epub 2011 Oct 31.
Department of Molecular Genetics, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan.

OF