Akiko Ishitani

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Affiliation: Nara Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Protein expression and peptide binding suggest unique and interacting functional roles for HLA-E, F, and G in maternal-placental immune recognition
    Akiko Ishitani
    Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Nara, Japan
    J Immunol 171:1376-84. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The involvement of HLA-E and -F in pregnancy
    Akiko Ishitani
    Department of Legal Medicine, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara, Nara 634 8521, Japan
    J Reprod Immunol 69:101-13. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Relationship between soluble MICA and the MICA A5.1 homozygous genotype in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Shigehiro Tamaki
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara, Nara 634 8521, Japan
    Clin Immunol 130:331-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Soluble MICB serum levels correlate with disease stage and survival rate in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Shigehiro Tamaki
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Nara, Japan
    Anticancer Res 30:4097-101. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Association between soluble MICA levels and disease stage IV oral squamous cell carcinoma in Japanese patients
    Shigehiro Tamaki
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nara Medical University, Nara, Japan
    Hum Immunol 69:88-93. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The surface expression of HLA-F on decidual trophoblasts increases from mid to term gestation
    Takanori Shobu
    Department of Legal Medicine, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara shi Nara 634 8521, Japan
    J Reprod Immunol 72:18-32. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Asphyxial death related to postextraction hematoma in an elderly man
    Wataru Kawashima
    Department of Legal Medicine, Nara Medical University School of Medicine, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara, Nara 634 8521, Japan
    Forensic Sci Int 228:e47-9. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Soluble HLA-G is absent from human embryo cultures: a reassessment of sHLA-G detection methods
    Noriko Sageshima
    Department of Legal Medicine, Nara Medical University, 840, Shijocho, Kashihara, Nara 634 8521, Japan
    J Reprod Immunol 75:11-22. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Necrotic feature of the trophoblasts lacking HLA-G expression in normal and pre-eclamptic placentas
    Noriko Sageshima
    Department of Legal Medicine, Nara Medical University, Nara, Japan
    Am J Reprod Immunol 49:174-82. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint An association between the MICA-A5.1 allele and an increased susceptibility to oral squamous cell carcinoma in Japanese patients
    Shigehiro Tamaki
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nara Medical University, Nara, Japan
    J Oral Pathol Med 36:351-6. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Protein expression and peptide binding suggest unique and interacting functional roles for HLA-E, F, and G in maternal-placental immune recognition
    Akiko Ishitani
    Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Nara, Japan
    J Immunol 171:1376-84. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint The involvement of HLA-E and -F in pregnancy
    Akiko Ishitani
    Department of Legal Medicine, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara, Nara 634 8521, Japan
    J Reprod Immunol 69:101-13. 2006
    ..In this review, we examine and discuss the accumulated data on expression and function of HLA-E and HLA-F and attempt to relate what is known to the involvement of HLA-E and -F in human pregnancy...
  3. doi request reprint Relationship between soluble MICA and the MICA A5.1 homozygous genotype in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Shigehiro Tamaki
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara, Nara 634 8521, Japan
    Clin Immunol 130:331-7. 2009
    ..1 allele when compared to healthy subjects and also more likely to be homozygous for this allele (p=0.041). Patients with the homozygous A5.1 genotype had higher levels of soluble MICA (p=0.031) and a lower survival rate (p=0.026)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Soluble MICB serum levels correlate with disease stage and survival rate in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Shigehiro Tamaki
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Nara, Japan
    Anticancer Res 30:4097-101. 2010
    ..Serum levels of soluble MICA have been shown to be of diagnostic significance in malignant diseases...
  5. doi request reprint Association between soluble MICA levels and disease stage IV oral squamous cell carcinoma in Japanese patients
    Shigehiro Tamaki
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nara Medical University, Nara, Japan
    Hum Immunol 69:88-93. 2008
    ..43-2.75, p = 0.03). Serum levels of soluble MICA may be useful in the diagnosis of advanced stage OSCC and as an indicator of regional lymph node metastasis...
  6. ncbi request reprint The surface expression of HLA-F on decidual trophoblasts increases from mid to term gestation
    Takanori Shobu
    Department of Legal Medicine, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara shi Nara 634 8521, Japan
    J Reprod Immunol 72:18-32. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that these may function together to prepare an environment that supports fetal growth...
  7. doi request reprint Asphyxial death related to postextraction hematoma in an elderly man
    Wataru Kawashima
    Department of Legal Medicine, Nara Medical University School of Medicine, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara, Nara 634 8521, Japan
    Forensic Sci Int 228:e47-9. 2013
    ..We emphasize that tooth extraction may cause fatal complications in patients with bleeding tendencies, particularly in the elderly...
  8. ncbi request reprint Soluble HLA-G is absent from human embryo cultures: a reassessment of sHLA-G detection methods
    Noriko Sageshima
    Department of Legal Medicine, Nara Medical University, 840, Shijocho, Kashihara, Nara 634 8521, Japan
    J Reprod Immunol 75:11-22. 2007
    ..These results indicate that 2-6-day embryos do not secrete sHLA-G detectable by ELISA, and therefore that sHLA-G in culture medium is not a useful for successful implantation at this stage of development...
  9. ncbi request reprint Necrotic feature of the trophoblasts lacking HLA-G expression in normal and pre-eclamptic placentas
    Noriko Sageshima
    Department of Legal Medicine, Nara Medical University, Nara, Japan
    Am J Reprod Immunol 49:174-82. 2003
    ..However, a subset of EXTs lacking expression of HLA-G can also be found in normal placenta. Therefore, we sought to compare these cells in normal and pre-eclamptic placentas...
  10. ncbi request reprint An association between the MICA-A5.1 allele and an increased susceptibility to oral squamous cell carcinoma in Japanese patients
    Shigehiro Tamaki
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nara Medical University, Nara, Japan
    J Oral Pathol Med 36:351-6. 2007
    ..An association between MICA gene polymorphisms and the development of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) has also been reported...
  11. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of PAR4 signaling mediates ethanol-induced attenuation of platelet function in vitro
    Shogo Kasuda
    Department of Legal Medicine, Nara Medical University School of Medicine, Kashihara, Nara, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1608-14. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate ethanol-induced changes in platelet function and clarify the underlying mechanisms including PAR1 and PAR4 activity and [Ca2+]i dynamics in vitro...
  12. ncbi request reprint HLA-E, HLA-F, and HLA-G polymorphism: genomic sequence defines haplotype structure and variation spanning the nonclassical class I genes
    Chul Woo Pyo
    The Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave, N Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Immunogenetics 58:241-51. 2006
    ..It was possible to construct haplotype maps and to identify tagging single nucleotide polymorphisms that can be used to detect the composite variation spanning all three genes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Genetics of the immune response: identifying immune variation within the MHC and throughout the genome
    Daniel E Geraghty
    Reseach Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, N Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Immunol Rev 190:69-85. 2002
    ..The SNP data provided from the MHC and from the immune response panel has been adapted for use in studies of evolution, MHC disease associations, and clinical transplantation...