Yujiro Higashi


Affiliation: Institute for Developmental Research
Country: Japan


  1. Takagi T, Nishizaki Y, Matsui F, Wakamatsu N, Higashi Y. De novo inbred heterozygous Zeb2/Sip1 mutant mice uniquely generated by germ-line conditional knockout exhibit craniofacial, callosal and behavioral defects associated with Mowat-Wilson syndrome. Hum Mol Genet. 2015;24:6390-402 pubmed publisher
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first time an inducible de novo mutation system has been applied to murine germline cells to produce an animal model of a human congenital disease. ..