Publications

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.



Anticarcinogenic Effects of Dried Citrus Peel in Colon Carcinogenesis Due to Inhibition of Oxidative Stress.
Nutr Cancer 2017 Jul 18:1-7. Epub 2017 Jul 18.
a Epidemiology and Prevention Division , Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center , Tokyo , Japan.



Tailored Duration of Contrast Material Injection in High-Pitch Computed Tomographic Aortography With a Double-Level Test Bolus Method.
Invest Radiol 2017 May;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.

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.


SHISA6 Confers Resistance to Differentiation-Promoting Wnt/β-Catenin Signaling in Mouse Spermatogenic Stem Cells.
Stem Cell Reports 2017 Mar 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:


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.

Targeting the Notch-regulated non-coding RNA TUG1 for glioma treatment.
Nat Commun 2016 Dec 6;7:13616. Epub 2016 Dec 6.
Department of Epigenomics, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya 467-8601, 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.

Prognostic impact of a single-nucleotide polymorphism near the CTSO gene in hormone receptor-positive breast cancer patients.
Int J Clin Oncol 2016 Jun 19;21(3):539-47. Epub 2015 Oct 19.
Department of Oncology, Immunology and Surgery, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1 Kawasumi, 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.


Abhydrolase domain containing 2, an androgen target gene, promotes prostate cancer cell proliferation and migration.
Eur J Cancer 2016 Apr 6;57:39-49. Epub 2016 Feb 6.
Department of Anti-Aging Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan; Department of Geriatric Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan; Division of Gene Regulation and Signal Transduction, Research Center for Genomic Medicine, Saitama Medical University, 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.


SCF(Fbxo22)-KDM4A targets methylated p53 for degradation and regulates senescence.
Nat Commun 2016 Feb 12;7:10574. Epub 2016 Feb 12.
Department of Cell Biology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya City University, 1 Kawasumi, Mizuho-cho, Mizuho-ku, 467-8601 Nagoya, Japan.

β-Cell-Specific Mafk Overexpression Impairs Pancreatic Endocrine Cell Development.
PLoS One 2016 22;11(2):e0150010. Epub 2016 Feb 22.
Department of Anatomy and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.




Clinical Guideline for Female Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms.
Low Urin Tract Symptoms 2016 Jan 20;8(1):5-29. Epub 2015 Oct 20.
Women's Lifecare Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan.



A Sulfated Glycosaminoglycan Linkage Region is a Novel Type of Human Natural Killer-1 (HNK-1) Epitope Expressed on Aggrecan in Perineuronal Nets.
PLoS One 2015 10;10(12):e0144560. Epub 2015 Dec 10.
Department of Biological Chemistry, Human Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 606-8507, Japan.


Hypergravity Provokes a Temporary Reduction in CD4+CD8+ Thymocyte Number and a Persistent Decrease in Medullary Thymic Epithelial Cell Frequency in Mice.
PLoS One 2015 29;10(10):e0141650. Epub 2015 Oct 29.
Division of Cellular and Molecular Biology, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; Mouse epigenetics project, ISS/Kibo experiment, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, JAXA, Tsukuba, Japan.






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