Publications


Effective Prevention of Liver Fibrosis by Liver-targeted Hydrodynamic Gene Delivery of Matrix Metalloproteinase-13 in a Rat Liver Fibrosis Model.
Mol Ther Nucleic Acids 2016 Jan 5;5:e276. Epub 2016 Jan 5.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata, Niigata, Japan.

Protective effect of the long pentraxin PTX3 against histone-mediated endothelial cell cytotoxicity in sepsis.
Sci Signal 2014 Sep 16;7(343):ra88. Epub 2014 Sep 16.
Department of Quantitative Biology and Medicine, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 153-8904, Japan.

Real-time polymerase chain reaction analysis of MDM2 and CDK4 expression using total RNA from core-needle biopsies is useful for diagnosing adipocytic tumors.
BMC Cancer 2014 Jun 26;14:468. Epub 2014 Jun 26.
Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 757-1, Asahimachi-dori, Niigata City, Niigata 951-8510, Japan.

The Wnt/planar cell polarity pathway component Vangl2 induces synapse formation through direct control of N-cadherin.
Cell Rep 2014 Mar 27;6(5):916-27. Epub 2014 Feb 27.
Laboratory of Molecular Neuroimaging, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata 951-8510, Japan. Electronic address:

The proteomic profile of circulating pentraxin 3 (PTX3) complex in sepsis demonstrates the interaction with azurocidin 1 and other components of neutrophil extracellular traps.
Mol Cell Proteomics 2012 Jun 25;11(6):M111.015073. Epub 2012 Jan 25.
Department of Molecular Biology and Medicine, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 153-8904, Japan.


Alteration of p53-binding protein 1 expression as a risk factor for local recurrence in patients undergoing resection for extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.
Int J Oncol 2011 May 3;38(5):1227-36. Epub 2011 Mar 3.
Division of Digestive and General Surgery, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1-757 Asahimachi-dori, Chuo-ku, Niigata 951-8510, Japan.

Long pentraxin 3 (PTX3) expression and release by neutrophils in vitro and in ulcerative colitis.
Pathol Int 2011 May 17;61(5):290-7. Epub 2011 Mar 17.
Department of Cellular Function, Division of Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Chuou-ku, Niigata, Japan.

Expression of liver X receptor alpha and lipid metabolism in granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor-induced human monocyte-derived macrophage.
Pathol Int 2009 Mar;59(3):152-60
Division of Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Department of Cellular Function, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan.


Macrophage colony-stimulating factor is indispensable for repopulation and differentiation of Kupffer cells but not for splenic red pulp macrophages in osteopetrotic (op/op) mice after macrophage depletion.
Cell Tissue Res 2008 May 12;332(2):245-56. Epub 2008 Mar 12.
Department of Cellular Function, Division of Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, 951-8510, Japan,

Lipopolysaccharide induced expression of pentraxin 3 in human neutrophils and monocyte-derived macrophages.
Cell Immunol 2007 Aug 28;248(2):86-94. Epub 2007 Nov 28.
Division of Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Department of Cellular Function, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Asahimachi 1-757, Chuou-ku, Niigata 951-8510, Japan.

Expression of liver X receptor alpha in rat fetal tissues at different developmental stages.
J Histochem Cytochem 2007 Jun 6;55(6):641-9. Epub 2007 Mar 6.
Division of Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Department of Cellular Function, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Asahimachi-dori 1-757, 951-8510, Niigata, Japan.




Expression of the LXRalpha protein in human atherosclerotic lesions.
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2005 Mar 29;25(3):622-7. Epub 2004 Dec 29.
Department of Systems Biology and Medicine, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo, Japan.

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