Masayoshi Tachibana

Summary

Affiliation: Saitama Cancer Center
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mouse models for four types of Waardenburg syndrome
    Masayoshi Tachibana
    Research Division, Saitama Cancer Center, Komuro, Ina, Saitama, Japan
    Pigment Cell Res 16:448-54. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint A cascade of genes related to Waardenburg syndrome
    M Tachibana
    Saitama Cancer Center, Research Institute, Ina, Japan
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 4:126-9. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Sound needs sound melanocytes to be heard
    M Tachibana
    Research Institute, Saitama Cancer Center, Ina, Saitama, Japan
    Pigment Cell Res 12:344-54. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Expression of androgen receptor in mouse eye tissues
    M Tachibana
    Research Institute, Saitama Cancer Center, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 41:64-6. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Expression of estrogen receptor alpha and beta in the mouse cornea
    M Tachibana
    Research Institute, Saitama Cancer Center, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 41:668-70. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint MITF: a stream flowing for pigment cells
    M Tachibana
    Research Institute, Saitama Cancer Center, Ina, Japan
    Pigment Cell Res 13:230-40. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Hereditary keratoconus-like keratopathy in Japanese wild mice mapped to mouse Chromosome 13
    Masayoshi Tachibana
    Saitama Cancer Center, Research Division, 818 Komuro Ina, Saitama 362 0806, Japan
    Mamm Genome 13:692-5. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint A mouse model of Waardenburg syndrome type 4 with a new spontaneous mutation of the endothelin-B receptor gene
    Yoshibumi Matsushima
    Saitama Cancer Center, Research Institute 818 Komuro, Ina, Saitama 362 0806, Japan
    Mamm Genome 13:30-5. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Androgen-dependent hereditary mouse keratoconus: linkage to an MHC region
    Masayoshi Tachibana
    Saitama Cancer Center, Research Institute, Ina, Saitama, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:51-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint A new mouse model for infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy, inad mouse, maps to mouse chromosome 1
    Yoshibumi Matsushima
    Saitama Cancer Center, Research Institute for Clinical Oncology, Saitama, Japan
    Mamm Genome 16:73-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Mouse models for four types of Waardenburg syndrome
    Masayoshi Tachibana
    Research Division, Saitama Cancer Center, Komuro, Ina, Saitama, Japan
    Pigment Cell Res 16:448-54. 2003
    ..The influence of genetic background on the phenotypes of mice mutated in homologs of WS genes is also addressed. Finally, possible interactions among the six WS gene products are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint A cascade of genes related to Waardenburg syndrome
    M Tachibana
    Saitama Cancer Center, Research Institute, Ina, Japan
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 4:126-9. 1999
    ..This paper proposes such a cascade, one that involves genes for PAX3, MITF, human MyoD, MYF5, c-MET, c-KIT, tyrosinase, TRP-1, human QNR-71, SOX10, EDNRB, and EDN3...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sound needs sound melanocytes to be heard
    M Tachibana
    Research Institute, Saitama Cancer Center, Ina, Saitama, Japan
    Pigment Cell Res 12:344-54. 1999
    ..1) and voltage-dependent outwardly rectifying K+ channels. These channels may play central roles in strial function and thus in normal hearing...
  4. ncbi request reprint Expression of androgen receptor in mouse eye tissues
    M Tachibana
    Research Institute, Saitama Cancer Center, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 41:64-6. 2000
    ..To test the possibility that androgen directly affects the corneal cells, the possible occurrence of androgen receptor (AR) in the cornea and other eye tissues of mice was examined...
  5. ncbi request reprint Expression of estrogen receptor alpha and beta in the mouse cornea
    M Tachibana
    Research Institute, Saitama Cancer Center, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 41:668-70. 2000
    ..To test the possibility that estrogen has a direct effect on corneal cells, the possible occurrence of estrogen receptor alpha (ERalpha) and beta (ERbeta) in the cornea of mice was examined...
  6. ncbi request reprint MITF: a stream flowing for pigment cells
    M Tachibana
    Research Institute, Saitama Cancer Center, Ina, Japan
    Pigment Cell Res 13:230-40. 2000
    ..Endothelins may regulate MITF at the protein and promoter levels. MITF is involved in the differentiation, growth and survival of pigment cells, employing a number of signaling pathways...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hereditary keratoconus-like keratopathy in Japanese wild mice mapped to mouse Chromosome 13
    Masayoshi Tachibana
    Saitama Cancer Center, Research Division, 818 Komuro Ina, Saitama 362 0806, Japan
    Mamm Genome 13:692-5. 2002
    ..9 and 34.0 cm of the mouse Chr 13. Candidate genes in this region include genes for cathepsins, interleukin, and chemotaxin. Further study of JKC mice may shed light on pathogenesis of human keratoconus...
  8. ncbi request reprint A mouse model of Waardenburg syndrome type 4 with a new spontaneous mutation of the endothelin-B receptor gene
    Yoshibumi Matsushima
    Saitama Cancer Center, Research Institute 818 Komuro, Ina, Saitama 362 0806, Japan
    Mamm Genome 13:30-5. 2002
    ..We concluded that a missing interaction here led to a lack of these cells, which caused pigmentation anomaly, deafness, and megacolon in WS4 mice...
  9. ncbi request reprint Androgen-dependent hereditary mouse keratoconus: linkage to an MHC region
    Masayoshi Tachibana
    Saitama Cancer Center, Research Institute, Ina, Saitama, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:51-7. 2002
    ..To better understand the pathogenesis of hereditary keratoconus, an inbred line of spontaneous mutant mice with keratoconus-affected corneas (SKC mice) was established and studied with a multidisciplinary approach...
  10. ncbi request reprint A new mouse model for infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy, inad mouse, maps to mouse chromosome 1
    Yoshibumi Matsushima
    Saitama Cancer Center, Research Institute for Clinical Oncology, Saitama, Japan
    Mamm Genome 16:73-8. 2005
    ..Our preliminary mutation analysis in 15 genes examining the nucleotide sequence of exons of these genes did not find any sequence difference between inad mouse and C57BL/6 mouse...
  11. ncbi request reprint Four strains of spontaneously hyperlipidemic (SHL) mice: phenotypic distinctions determined by genetic backgrounds
    Y Matsushima
    Research Institute, Saitama Cancer Center, Ina, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 8:71-9. 2001
    ..This polymorphism may be related to the most severe atherosclerosis observed in B6.KOR-Apoe(shl). It is most likely that combination of such polymorphisms is due to the genetic background accountable for phenotype distinctions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Quantitative trait loci determining weight reduction of testes and pituitary by diethylstilbesterol in LEXF and FXLE recombinant inbred strain rats
    Masayoshi Tachibana
    Saitama Cancer Center, Ina, Saitama, Japan
    Exp Anim 55:91-5. 2006
    ..The QTL on chromosome 7 is closely associated with c-myc. Pituitary weight and serum prolactin were also variable among recombinant inbred strains, but no QTL was detected for them in this study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Expression of apolipoprotein A1 in colonic adenocarcinoma
    Masayoshi Tachibana
    Research Division, Saitama Cancer Center, Rational Evolutionary Design of Advanced Biomolecules REDS Group, Saitama Small Enterprise Promotion Cooperation, SKIP City, Kawaguchi, Saitama, Japan
    Anticancer Res 23:4161-7. 2003
    ..These findings are consistent with the notion that expression of Apo A1 is associated with colonic adenocarcinoma progression, and thus Apo A1 is a potential marker of the aggression...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of taurine on serum cholesterol levels and development of atherosclerosis in spontaneously hyperlipidaemic mice
    Yoshibumi Matsushima
    Research Institute, Saitama Cancer Center, Ina, Japan
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 30:295-9. 2003
    ..6 to 6.7 nmol/mL following taurine treatment. 5. We suggest that retardation of atherosclerosis by taurine in SHL mice may be related to decreases in oxidized substances and increases in serum HDL-C levels...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cochlear melanocytes and MITF signaling
    M Tachibana
    Saitama Cancer Center, Research Institute, Japan
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 6:95-8. 2001
    ..If not all, certainly many roads lead to MITF in melanocytes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Spontaneously hyperlipidemic (SHL) mice: Japanese wild mice with apolipoprotein E deficiency
    Y Matsushima
    Saitama Cancer Center Research Institute, 818 Komuro, Ina, Saitama 362 0806, Japan
    Mamm Genome 10:352-7. 1999
    ..In either case, comparative genetic and molecular dissection of SHL mice will provide a good opportunity to understand the genetic basis for hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Identification of a distal enhancer for the melanocyte-specific promoter of the MITF gene
    Ken ichi Watanabe
    Department of Molecular Biology and Applied Physiology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8575, Japan
    Pigment Cell Res 15:201-11. 2002
    ..Thus, SOX10 regulates transcription from the M promoter in a developmental stage-specific manner...
  18. ncbi request reprint Annulus of collagen fibrils in mouse cornea and structural matrix alterations in a murine-specific keratopathy
    Andrew J Quantock
    Structural Biophysics Group, Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:1906-11. 2003
    ..Mice with corneas predisposed to topographical changes (the SKC strain) were also examined, to establish the size and spacing of stromal collagen fibrils and the integrity of the annulus...
  19. ncbi request reprint Role of the LXXLL-motif and activation function 2 domain in subcellular localization of Dax-1 (dosage-sensitive sex reversal-adrenal hypoplasia congenita critical region on the X chromosome, gene 1)
    Kaname Kawajiri
    Department of Developmental Biology, National Institute for Basic Biology, Myodaiji cho, Okazaki 444 8585, Japan
    Mol Endocrinol 17:994-1004. 2003
    ..Taken together, the results reveal that the subcellular localization of Dax-1 is influenced by the presence of Ad4BP/SF-1, and that two regions of Dax-1 have important roles for this process...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of n-3 fatty acids on serum lipid levels and hepatic fatty acid metabolism in BALB/c.KOR-Apoeshl mice deficient in apolipoprotein E expression
    Takashi Ide
    Laboratory of Nutritional Biochemistry, National Food Research Institute, 2 1 12 Kannondai, Tsukuba 305 8642, Japan
    J Nutr Biochem 15:169-78. 2004
    ..However, our study at least indicates that a lack of apoE expression does not necessarily accompany deficits in the n-3 fatty acid-dependent regulation of serum lipid levels and hepatic fatty acid metabolism...
  21. ncbi request reprint Expression level of vascular endothelial growth factor-C and -A in cultured human oral squamous cell carcinoma correlates respectively with lymphatic metastasis and angiogenesis when transplanted into nude mouse oral cavity
    Takayuki Nakazato
    Division of Reconstructive Surgery for Oral and Maxillofacial Region, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata 951 8514, Japan
    Oncol Rep 15:825-30. 2006
    ..Since VEGF-C is a lymphangiogenic factor, these results suggest that expression of VEGF-C is a useful predictor for LN metastasis...