Takashi Angata


Affiliation: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Country: Japan


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    Angata T. Molecular diversity and evolution of the Siglec family of cell-surface lectins. Mol Divers. 2006;10:555-66 pubmed
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    Angata T, Hayakawa T, Yamanaka M, Varki A, Nakamura M. Discovery of Siglec-14, a novel sialic acid receptor undergoing concerted evolution with Siglec-5 in primates. FASEB J. 2006;20:1964-73 pubmed
    ..The "essential arginine" critical for sialic acid recognition in both Siglec-14 and Siglec-5 is present in humans but mutated in almost all great ape alleles. ..
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    Angata T, Tabuchi Y, Nakamura K, Nakamura M. Siglec-15: an immune system Siglec conserved throughout vertebrate evolution. Glycobiology. 2007;17:838-46 pubmed
    ..Thus, Siglec-15 probably plays a conserved, regulatory role in the immune system of vertebrates. ..
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    Angata T. [Functions and molecular evolution of Siglecs, a family of sialic acid receptor proteins]. Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso. 2008;53:733-8 pubmed