Publications


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:


Lipid starvation and hypoxia synergistically activate ICAM1 and multiple genes in an Sp1-dependent manner to promote the growth of ovarian cancer.
Mol Cancer 2015 Apr 8;14:77. Epub 2015 Apr 8.
Molecular Pathology and Genetics Division, Kanagawa Cancer Center Research Institute, 2-3-2 Nakao, Asahi-ku, Yokohama, 241-8515, Japan.

Immunohistochemical characterization of renal tumors in patients with Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome.
Pathol Int 2015 Mar 19;65(3):126-32. Epub 2015 Jan 19.
Department of Molecular Pathology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan.

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


Uterine tumors resembling ovarian sex cord tumors (UTROSCT) with metastasis: clinicopathological study of two cases.
Int J Clin Exp Pathol 2014 15;7(3):1051-9. Epub 2014 Feb 15.
Department of Pathology, Yokohama City University Hospital Yokohama, Japan ; Department of Molecular Pathology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine Yokohama, Japan.



Expression of an activated mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2010 Apr 6;65(5):889-93. Epub 2009 Aug 6.
Department of General Surgery, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-8670, Japan.


Up-regulation of CXC chemokines and their receptors: implications for proinflammatory microenvironments of ovarian carcinomas and endometriosis.
Hum Pathol 2007 Nov 17;38(11):1676-87. Epub 2007 Aug 17.
Department of Molecular Pathology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba 260-8670, Japan.

Involvement of p38alpha mitogen-activated protein kinase in lung metastasis of tumor cells.
J Biol Chem 2006 Dec 6;281(48):36767-75. Epub 2006 Oct 6.
Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Respirology, and Molecular Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba 260-8670, Japan.

Sonic Hedgehog-Gli1 signaling pathway might become an effective therapeutic target in gastrointestinal neuroendocrine carcinomas.
Cancer Biol Ther 2006 Nov 30;5(11):1530-8. Epub 2006 Nov 30.
Departments of Molecular Pathology, General Surgery, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan.


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