Publications

Transcription factor MafB may play an important role in secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Kidney Int 2018 Jan 28;93(1):54-68. Epub 2017 Sep 28.
Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; Laboratory Animal Resource Center (LARC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (WPI-IIIS), Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; Life Science Center of Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance (TARA), Faculty of Medicine University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.


MafB is critical for glucagon production and secretion in mouse pancreatic α-cells.
Mol Cell Biol 2018 Jan 29. Epub 2018 Jan 29.
Ph.D. Program in Human Biology, School of Integrative and Global Majors Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine Laboratory Animal Resource Center, Faculty of Medicine Master's Program in Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences Doctoral Program in Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences Life Science Center, Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance (TARA) Transborder Medical Research Center, Faculty of Medicine International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (WPI-IIIS) University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan


Co-chaperone BAG2 Determines the Pro-oncogenic Role of Cathepsin B in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Cells.
Cell Rep 2017 Dec;21(10):2952-2964
Precision Medicine Research Center, Advanced Institutes of Convergence Technology, Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology, Seoul National University, Suwon, Kyunggi-do 16229, Republic of Korea; Department of Transdisciplinary Studies, Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology, Seoul National University, Suwon, Kyunggi-do 16229, Republic of Korea; TheragenEtex Bio Institute, TheragenEtex, Co., Suwon, Gyeonggi-do 16229, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:


MafB is a critical regulator of complement component C1q.
Nat Commun 2017 Nov 22;8(1):1700. Epub 2017 Nov 22.
Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1, Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8575, Japan.

Anticarcinogenic Effects of Dried Citrus Peel in Colon Carcinogenesis Due to Inhibition of Oxidative Stress.
Nutr Cancer 2017 Aug-Sep;69(6):855-861. Epub 2017 Jul 18.
a Epidemiology and Prevention Division , Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center , Tokyo , Japan.

Expression and subcellular localization of AT motif binding factor 1 in colon tumours.
Mol Med Rep 2017 Sep 15;16(3):3095-3102. Epub 2017 Jul 15.
Department of Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Aichi 467‑8601, Japan.


HCaRG/COMMD5 inhibits ErbB receptor-driven renal cell carcinoma.
Oncotarget 2017 Sep 19;8(41):69559-69576. Epub 2017 May 19.
Centre de recherche, Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CRCHUM), Montréal, Québec, Canada, H2X 0A9.





Fluorescence and Bioluminescence Imaging of Angiogenesis in Flk1-Nano-lantern Transgenic Mice.
Sci Rep 2017 Apr 20;7:46597. Epub 2017 Apr 20.
Department of Stem Cells and Human Disease Models, Research Center for Animal Life Science, Shiga University of Medical Sciences, Seta, Tsukinowa-cho, Otsu, Shiga 520-2192, Japan.



A novel prognostic factor TRIM44 promotes cell proliferation and migration, and inhibits apoptosis in testicular germ cell tumor.
Cancer Sci 2017 Jan 1;108(1):32-41. Epub 2016 Dec 1.
Department of Geriatric Medicine and Anti-Aging Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.


TIARP attenuates autoantibody-mediated arthritis via the suppression of neutrophil migration by reducing CXCL2/CXCR2 and IL-6 expression.
Sci Rep 2016 Dec 20;6:38684. Epub 2016 Dec 20.
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba 305-8575, Japan.


HER2 mutation status in Japanese HER2-positive breast cancer patients.
Breast Cancer 2016 Nov 7;23(6):902-907. Epub 2015 Dec 7.
Department of Oncology, Immunology and Surgery, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya, 467-8601, Japan.

Transcription Factor MafB Coordinates Epidermal Keratinocyte Differentiation.
J Invest Dermatol 2016 Sep 18;136(9):1848-57. Epub 2016 May 18.
Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Ikoma, Japan; Laboratory of Molecular Medical Bioscience, Graduate School of Medical Life Science, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan. Electronic address:


Generation of CRISPR/Cas9-mediated bicistronic knock-in ins1-cre driver mice.
Exp Anim 2016 Jul 7;65(3):319-27. Epub 2016 Apr 7.
Laborarory Animal Resource Center, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8575, Japan.


Immunogenic cell death due to a new photodynamic therapy (PDT) with glycoconjugated chlorin (G-chlorin).
Oncotarget 2016 Jul;7(30):47242-47251
Departments of Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuho-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya 467-8601, Japan.


MafB deficiency accelerates the development of obesity in mice.
FEBS Open Bio 2016 Jun 21;6(6):540-7. Epub 2016 Apr 21.
Department of Anatomy and EmbryologyFaculty of MedicineUniversity of TsukubaIbarakiJapan; Laboratory Animal Resource CenterFaculty of MedicineUniversity of TsukubaIbarakiJapan; International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (WPI-IIIS)University of TsukubaIbarakiJapan.

Four-dimensional computed tomography evaluation of jaw movement following mandibular reconstruction: A pilot study.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2016 May 18;44(5):637-41. Epub 2016 Feb 18.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan. Electronic address:

Differential expression patterns of MafB and c-Maf in macrophages in vivo and in vitro.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2016 Apr 17;473(1):118-124. Epub 2016 Mar 17.
Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1, Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8575, Japan; Laboratory Animal Resource Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1, Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8575, Japan; International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine (WPI-IIIS), University of Tsukuba, 1-1-1, Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8575, Japan. Electronic address:

Comprehensive Identification of Krüppel-Like Factor Family Members Contributing to the Self-Renewal of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells and Cellular Reprogramming.
PLoS One 2016 4;11(3):e0150715. Epub 2016 Mar 4.
Department of Stem Cells and Human Disease Models, Research Center for Animal Life Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta, Tsukinowa-cho, Otsu, Shiga, 520-2192, Japan.





Tailored Duration of Contrast Material Injection in High-Pitch Computed Tomographic Aortography With a Double-Level Test Bolus Method.
Invest Radiol 2017 05;52(5):274-280
From the *Department of Radiology, and †Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan.

SHISA6 Confers Resistance to Differentiation-Promoting Wnt/β-Catenin Signaling in Mouse Spermatogenic Stem Cells.
Stem Cell Reports 2017 03 9;8(3):561-575. Epub 2017 Feb 9.
Division of Germ Cell Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Okazaki 444-8787, Japan; Department of Basic Biology, School of Life Science, Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai), Okazaki 444-8585, Japan. Electronic address:

maintains the balance of primitive endoderm versus epiblast specification during mouse embryonic development by suppression of.
Development 2017 10 4;144(20):3706-3718. Epub 2017 Sep 4.
Department of Stem Cells and Human Disease Models, Research Center for Animal Life Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta, Tsukinowa-cho, Otsu, Shiga 520-2192, Japan

Incomplete clearance of apoptotic cells by core 1-derived O-glycan-deficient resident peritoneal macrophages.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2018 01 13;495(2):2017-2023. Epub 2017 Dec 13.
Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Japan; Laboratory Animal Resource Center, Japan; Transborder Medical Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Japan. Electronic address:



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