M Monobe

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc A crude extract from immature green tea (Camellia sinensis) leaves promotes Toll-like receptor 7-mediated interferon-α production in human macrophage-like cells
    Manami Monobe
    NARO Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science NIVTS, 2769 Kanaya Shishidoi, Shimada, Shizuoka, 428 8501, Japan
    Cytotechnology 64:145-8. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased plasma concentration of epigallocatechin in mice after orally administering a green tea (Camellia sinensis L.) extract supplemented by steamed rice
    Manami Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, NARO, 2769 Kanaya, Shimada, Shizuoka 428 8501, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 75:152-4. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect on the epigallocatechin gallate/epigallocatechin ratio in a green tea (Camellia sinensis L.) extract of different extraction temperatures and its effect on IgA production in mice
    Manami Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, NARO, Shimada, Shizuoka, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 74:2501-3. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of the phagocytic activity of macrophage-like cells with a crude polysaccharide derived from green tea (Camellia sinensis) extract
    Manami Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, NARO, Shimada, Shizuoka, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 74:1306-8. 2010
  5. pmc Enhancement of phagocytic activity of macrophage-like cells by pyrogallol-type green tea polyphenols through caspase signaling pathways
    Manami Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, NARO, 2769 Kanaya, Shimada, Shizuoka, 428 8501, Japan
    Cytotechnology 62:201-3. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Immunostimulating activity of a crude polysaccharide derived from green tea (Camellia sinensis) extract
    Manami Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, NARO, Shizuoka, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 56:1423-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Technique for screening immune-enhancing polysaccharides in food using 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3-differentiated HL60 cells
    Manami Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, 2769 Kanaya, Shimada, Shizuoka 428 8501, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 55:2543-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of glycine betaine on bone marrow death and intestinal damage by gamma rays and carbon ions
    M Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, National Agriculture Research Organization, 2769 Kanaya, Shimada, Shizuoka 428 8501, Japan
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 122:494-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Protective effects of melatonin on gamma-ray induced intestinal damage
    Manami Monobe
    Department of Radiation Biosciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo University of Science, Noda shi, Chiba, Japan
    Int J Radiat Biol 81:855-60. 2005
  10. doi request reprint The efficacy of early treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis with benifuuki green tea containing O-methylated catechin before pollen exposure: an open randomized study
    Mari Maeda-Yamamoto
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Sciences, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Shizuoka
    Allergol Int 58:437-44. 2009

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc A crude extract from immature green tea (Camellia sinensis) leaves promotes Toll-like receptor 7-mediated interferon-α production in human macrophage-like cells
    Manami Monobe
    NARO Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science NIVTS, 2769 Kanaya Shishidoi, Shimada, Shizuoka, 428 8501, Japan
    Cytotechnology 64:145-8. 2012
    ..In addition IFN-α production was inhibited by treatment with TLR7 inhibitors or a phagocytosis inhibitor...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased plasma concentration of epigallocatechin in mice after orally administering a green tea (Camellia sinensis L.) extract supplemented by steamed rice
    Manami Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, NARO, 2769 Kanaya, Shimada, Shizuoka 428 8501, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 75:152-4. 2011
    ..05) increased by supplementing with steamed rice. This enhanced bioavailability was due to the increased concentration of plasma non-gallated catechins, especially epigallocatechin (EGC)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect on the epigallocatechin gallate/epigallocatechin ratio in a green tea (Camellia sinensis L.) extract of different extraction temperatures and its effect on IgA production in mice
    Manami Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, NARO, Shimada, Shizuoka, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 74:2501-3. 2010
    ..7. Oral administration of the mixture with a high EGC ratio (1:2-3 = EGCG/EGC) resulted in greater IgA production by murine Peyer's patch cells...
  4. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of the phagocytic activity of macrophage-like cells with a crude polysaccharide derived from green tea (Camellia sinensis) extract
    Manami Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, NARO, Shimada, Shizuoka, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 74:1306-8. 2010
    ..Furthermore, the crude tea polysaccharide increased phagocytosis through toll-like receptor 7...
  5. pmc Enhancement of phagocytic activity of macrophage-like cells by pyrogallol-type green tea polyphenols through caspase signaling pathways
    Manami Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, NARO, 2769 Kanaya, Shimada, Shizuoka, 428 8501, Japan
    Cytotechnology 62:201-3. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the pyrogallol-type structure in green tea polyphenols may be important for enhancement of the phagocytic activity through caspase signaling pathways...
  6. doi request reprint Immunostimulating activity of a crude polysaccharide derived from green tea (Camellia sinensis) extract
    Manami Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, NARO, Shizuoka, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 56:1423-7. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the catechin-polysaccharide complex is a very important molecule in the immunomodulating activity of tea extracts...
  7. ncbi request reprint Technique for screening immune-enhancing polysaccharides in food using 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3-differentiated HL60 cells
    Manami Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, 2769 Kanaya, Shimada, Shizuoka 428 8501, Japan
    J Agric Food Chem 55:2543-7. 2007
    ..The rate of phagocytosis was measured with a flow cytometer. VD3-differentiated cells but not non- and PMA-differentiated cells resulted in an elevation of phagocytic activity by various immune-enhancing polysaccharides in foods...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of glycine betaine on bone marrow death and intestinal damage by gamma rays and carbon ions
    M Monobe
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Science, National Agriculture Research Organization, 2769 Kanaya, Shimada, Shizuoka 428 8501, Japan
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 122:494-7. 2006
    ..05) increased the crypt survival for gamma rays, but not for carbon ions. GB might be a potential protector against normal tissue damage as a side effect in radiotherapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Protective effects of melatonin on gamma-ray induced intestinal damage
    Manami Monobe
    Department of Radiation Biosciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo University of Science, Noda shi, Chiba, Japan
    Int J Radiat Biol 81:855-60. 2005
    ..To examine the protective effects of melatonin on intestinal damage induced by gamma-rays...
  10. doi request reprint The efficacy of early treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis with benifuuki green tea containing O-methylated catechin before pollen exposure: an open randomized study
    Mari Maeda-Yamamoto
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Sciences, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Shizuoka
    Allergol Int 58:437-44. 2009
    ..In this study we assessed the effects of 'benifuuki' green tea on clinical symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis...
  11. pmc Effect of green tea powder (Camellia sinensis L. cv. Benifuuki) particle size on O-methylated EGCG absorption in rats; The Kakegawa Study
    Mari Maeda-Yamamoto
    National Institute of Vegetable and Tea Sciences, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, 2769 Kanaya Shishidoi, Shimada, Shizuoka, 428 8501, Japan
    Cytotechnology 63:171-9. 2011
    ..86 μm group. This result suggests that drinking Benifuuki green tea with a particle size of around 2 μm would deliver the anti-allergic EGCG3"Me and the anti-oxidant EGCG efficiently...
  12. ncbi request reprint Glycine betaine, a beer component, protects radiation-induced injury
    Manami Monobe
    Department of Radiation Biosciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo University of Science, Noda shi, Chiba, Japan
    J Radiat Res 46:117-21. 2005
    ..05) increased the percent survival of irradiated mice with either gamma-rays or carbon ions. In conclusion, glycine betaine is a potent protector against damages caused by low- and high-LET radiation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of nitric oxide on gamma-ray-induced micronucleus frequency in RAW264.7 cells
    Sachiko Tokuzumi
    Department of Radiation Bioscience, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo University of Science, Noda shi, Chiba 278 8510, Japan
    Radiat Res 164:723-32. 2005
    ..NO may act as a signal for repair systems, e.g. for nonhomologous recombination and for the replication system in S phase, to reduce the MN frequency...
  14. ncbi request reprint Beta-pseudouridine, a beer component, reduces radiation-induced chromosome aberrations in human lymphocytes
    Manami Monobe
    Division of Heavy ion Radiobiology Research Group, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan
    Mutat Res 538:93-9. 2003
    ..It is concluded that beta-pseudouridine, a nucleoside present in tRNA, is a potent protector against damage caused by radiation with direct and indirect actions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Radioprotective activities of beer administration for radiation-induced acute toxicity in mice
    Manami Monobe
    Graduate School of Science Technology, Chiba University, Japan
    Radiother Oncol 73:S127-9. 2004
    ..In this study, we investigated the radioprotective activities of beer-administration for bone marrow and intestine in mice...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of beer administration in mice on acute toxicities induced by X rays and carbon ions
    Manami Monobe
    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Chiba University, 1 33, Yayoi cho, Inage Ku, Chiba 263 8522, Japan
    J Radiat Res 44:75-80. 2003
    ..Radioprotection by beer administration is not solely due to OH radical-scavenging action by the ethanol contained in beer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Loss of heterozygosity in heavy-ion-induced murine T-cell lymphomas
    Shizuko Kakinuma
    Low Dose Radiation Effect Project, National Institute of Radiological Sciences
    Biol Sci Space 17:187. 2003
    ..These results indicate that mechanistic differences may exist between carbon-ion- and X-ray-induced lymphomagenesis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relative biological effectiveness of 290 MeV/u carbon ions for the growth delay of a radioresistant murine fibrosarcoma
    Sachiko Koike
    Heavy Ion Radiobiology Research Group, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, 4 9 1 Anagawa, Inage Ku, Chiba 263 5555, Japan
    J Radiat Res 43:247-55. 2002
    ..These results together with our earlier study on the skin reaction support the use of an RBE of 3.0 in clinical trials of 80 keV/microm carbon beams. The RBE values for low doses of carbon beams were also considered...