Medical Research Institute - Department of Life ScienceDivision of Molecular and Cell Biology



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Research Achievements

Research Activities

  • Srivastava SP, Shi S, Kanasaki M, Nagai T, Kitada M, He J, Nakamura Y, Ishigaki Y, Kanasaki K, Koya D.; Effect of antifibrotic microRNAs crosstalk on the action of N-acetyl-seryl-aspartyl-lysyl-proline in diabetes-related kidney fibrosis. Sci Rep. 6:29884 (2016)
  • Tatsuno T, Nakamura Y, Ma S, Tomosugi N, Ishigaki Y; Nonsense-mediated mRNA decay factor Upf2 exists in both the nucleoplasm and the cytoplasm. Mol Med Rep 14:655-660(2016)
  • Ishigaki Y, Nakamura Y, Tatsuno T, Ma S, Tomosugi N: Phosphorylation status of human RNA-binding protein 8A and its inhibitory regulation by Magoh. Exp Biol Med 240:438-445 (2015)
  • Nakamura Y, Ishigaki Y. Immunostaining and time-lapse analysis of vinblastine-induced paracrystal formation in human A549 cells. Oncol Lett 8:2387-2392 (2014)
  • Kanasaki K, Shi S, Kanasaki M, He J, Nagai T, Nakamura Y, Ishigaki Y, Kitada M, Srivastava S, Koya D. Linagliptin-mediated DPP-4 inhibition ameliorates kidney fibrosis in streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice by inhibiting endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition in a therapeutic regimen. Diabetes 63:2120-2131 (2014)

External Research Funding

  • 2016-2017:Grant-in-Aid for challenging Exploratory Research from JSPS,(KAKENHI) Grant Number JP16K15649.