Yokoyama Laboratory for Molecular Biology of Stem Cell


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Publication in 2001-2002

1 Wakamatsu, Y., Zhao, X., Jin, C., Day., N., Shibahara, M., Nomura, N., Nakahara, T., Murata, T., and Yokoyama, K.:  Mannosylerythritol lipid induces characteristics of neuronal differentiation in PC12 cells through an ERK-related signal cascade. Eur. J. Biochem. 268, 374-383 (2001).
2 Jin, C., Ugai, H., Song, J., Murata, T., Nili, F., Sun, K., Horikoshi, M., and Yokoyama, K.:  Identification of mouse Jun dimerization protein 2 as a novel repressor of ATF-2.  FEBS Letters 489, 34-41 (2001).
3 Song, J., Mangold, M., Suske, G., Geltinger, C., Kanazawa, I., Sun, K., and Yokoyama, K.: Characterization and promoter analysis of the mouse gene for transcriptional factor Sp4.  Gene 264, 19-27(2001).
4 Murata, T., Nagaso, H., Kashiwabara, S-I., Baba, T., Okano, H., and Yokoyama, K.: The hiiragi gene encodes a poly (A) polymerase, which control the formation of the wing margin in Drosophila melanogaster.  Dev. Biol. 233, 137-147(2001).
5 Raval, A., Howcroft, T. K., Weismann, J. D., Kirshner, S., Zhu X-S., Yokoyama, K., Ting, J., and Singer, D. S.: Transcriptional coactivator, CIITA, is an acetyltransferase that bypasses a promoter requirement for TAFII 250.  Molecular Cell 7, 105-115 (2001).
6 Song, J., Ugai, H., Kanazawa, I., Sun K., and Yokoyama, K.: Independent repression of a GC-rich housekeeping gene by Sp1 and MAZ involves the same cis-elements.  J. Biol. Chem. 276, 19897-19904 (2001).
7 Nagaso, H., Murata, T., and Yokoyama, K.: Simultaneous detection of RNA and proteins by in situ hybridization and immunological staining.  J. Histochemistry and Cytochemistry 49, 1177-1182 (2001).
8 Tuang, T., Chesnokov, V., Yokoyama, K., Carr,I. B., Itakura, K.: Expression of the Hoxa-13 gene correlates to hepatitis B and C virus associated HCC.  Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 281, 1041-1044 (2001).
9 Liu, Z., Zhao, M., Yokoyama, K., Li, T.: Molecular cloning of a cDNA for rat TM4SF4, a homolog of human il-TMP (TM4SF4), and enhanced expression of the corresponding gene in regenerating rat liver. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1518, 183-189 (2001).
10 Song, J., Ugai, H., Ogawa, K., Wang, Y, Sarai, A., Obata, Y., Kanazawa, I., Sun K-L., Itakura, K., and Yokoyama, K.: Two consecutive zinc fingers in Sp1 and in MAZ are essential for interaction with cis-elements. J. Biol. Chem. 276, 30429-30434 (2001).
11 Ugai, H., Li, H-O., Komatsu, M., Tsutsui, H., Song. J., Shiga, T., Fearon, E., Murata, T., and Yokoyama, K.: Interaction of Myc-associated zinc finger protein (MAZ) with DCC, the product of a tumor-suppressor gene, during the neural differentiation of P19 EC cells. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 286, 1087-1097 (2001).
12  Zhao, X. X., Murata, T., Ohno, S., Day, N., Song, J., Nomura, N., Nakahara, T., and Yokoyama, K.: Protein kinase C plays a critical role in Mannosylerythitol lipid-induced differentiation of melanoma B16 cells.  J. Biol. Chem. 276, 39903-39910 (2001).
13 Nakayama, A., Kawasaki, H., Jin, C., Munakata, E., Taira, K., and Yokoyama, K.: Transcriptional regulation of interferon gene by p300 co-activator.  Nucleic Acids Res. Suppl. 1, 89-90 (2001).
14 Cui, Y., Mirkia, K., Fu., Y-H., Zhu, L., Yokoyama, K., and Chiu, R.: Interaction of the retinoblastoma gene product, RB, with cyclophilin A negatively affects cyclosporin-inhibited NFAT signaling.  J. Cellular  Biochem. 86, 630-641 (2002).
15 Takahashi, N., Kawada, T., Yamamoto, T., Gotoh, T., Taimatsu, A., Aoko, N., Kawasaki, H., Taimatsu, A., Yokoyama, K., Kamei, Y., and Fukushi, T.: Overexpression and ribozyme-mediated targeting of transcriptional coactivators, CREB-binding protein (CBP) and p300 revealed their indispensable roles in adipocyte differentiation through the regulation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-. J. Biol. Chem. 270, 16906-16912 (2002).
16 Ugai, H., Watanabe, S., Suzuki, E., Tsutsui-Nakata, H., Yokoyama, K., and Murata, T.: Stability of a recombinant adenoviral vector: Optimization of conditions for storage, transport and delivery.  Jap. J. Cancer Res. 93, 598-603 (2002).
17 Jin, C., Li, H., Murata, T., Sun, K., Horikoshi, M., Chiu, R., and Yokoyama, K.: JDP-2, a repressor of AP-1, recruits a histone deacetylase 3 complex to inhibit the retinoic acid-induced differentiation of F9 cells.  Mol. Cell. Biol. 22, 4815-4826 (2002).
18 Kishikawa, S., Murata, T., Kimura, H., Shiota, K., and Yokoyama, K.: Regulation of transcription of the Dnmt 1 gene by Sp1 and Sp3 zinc finger proteins. Eur. J. Biochem. 269, 2961-2970 (2002).
19 Yokoyama, K.: Hepatocyte prolification in health and in liver failure―Letter to the Editor.  Medical Science Monitor 8, LE9 (2002).
20 Saito, S., Ugai, H., Sawai, K., Yamamoto, Y., Minamihashi, A., Kurosawa, A., Kobayashi, Y., Murata, T., Obata, Y., and Yokoyama, K.: Isolation of embryonic stem-like cells from equine blastocystes and their differentiation in vitro. FEBS Letters, 531,389-396 (2002).
21 Jin, C., Li, H., Ugai, H., Murata, T., and Yokoyama, K.: Transcriptional regulation of the c-jun gene by AP-1 repressor protein during the differentiation of F9 cells.  Nucleic Acids Res. Suppl. 2, 97-98 (2002).
22 Kishikawa, S., Ugai, H., Murata, T., and Yokoyama, K.: Roles of histone acetylation in the Dnmt1 gene expression. Nucleic Acids Res. Suppl. 2, 209-210 (2002).
23 Murata,T., Ugai, H., and Yokoyama, K.: Function of poly(A) polymerase in eukaryotes.: Recent Res. Devel. Biochem. 3, 85-97 (2002).

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