K Itoh

Summary

Affiliation: Tokushima Bunri University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance and biochemical studies during pentylenetetrazole-kindling development: the relationship between nitric oxide, neuronal nitric oxide synthase and seizures
    K Itoh
    Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Kagawa Campus, Tokushima Bunri University, Sanuki City, Kagawa 769 2193, Japan
    Neuroscience 129:757-66. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Paradoxical facilitation of pentylenetetrazole-induced convulsion susceptibility in mice lacking neuronal nitric oxide synthase
    K Itoh
    Laboratory for Brain Science, Kagawa School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, 1314 1 Shido, Sanuki City, Kagawa 769 2193, Japan
    Neuroscience 159:735-43. 2009
  3. doi request reprint The entry of manganese ions into the brain is accelerated by the activation of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors
    K Itoh
    Laboratory for Brain Science, Kagawa School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Sanuki shi, Kagawa, Japan
    Neuroscience 154:732-40. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Human L1CAM carrying the missense mutations of the fibronectin-like type III domains is localized in the endoplasmic reticulum and degraded by polyubiquitylation
    Kouichi Itoh
    Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences, Kagawa School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Sanuki City, Kagawa, Japan
    J Neurosci Res 89:1637-45. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Central role of mitochondria and p53 in Fas-mediated apoptosis of rheumatoid synovial fibroblasts
    K Itoh
    Division of Immunology, Institute for Medical Science, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, 880 Kitakobayashi, Mibu, Tochigi 321 0293, Japan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:277-85. 2004
  6. pmc UDP-Gal: betaGlcNAc beta1, 3-galactosyltransferase, polypeptide 3 (GALT3) is a tumour antigen recognised by HLA-A2-restricted cytotoxic T lymphocytes from patients with brain tumour
    N Tsuda
    Department of Immunology, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asohi machi, Kurume, Fukuoka 830 0011, Japan
    Br J Cancer 87:1006-12. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint A variable number of tandem repeats in the serotonin transporter gene does not affect the antidepressant response to fluvoxamine
    K Ito
    Department of Psychiatry, Akita University School of Medicine, Akita, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 111:235-9. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized phase II study of biweekly CHOP and dose-escalated CHOP with prophylactic use of lenograstim (glycosylated G-CSF) in aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study 9505
    K Itoh
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Japan
    Ann Oncol 13:1347-55. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Non-mutated tumor-rejection antigen peptides elicit type-I allergy in the majority of healthy individuals
    S Ohkouchi
    Cancer Vaccine Development Division, Kurume University Research Center for Innovative Cancer Therapy, Japan
    Tissue Antigens 59:259-72. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of dentin adhesives in primary and permanent teeth
    T Asakawa
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Showa University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 25:231-6. 2001

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance and biochemical studies during pentylenetetrazole-kindling development: the relationship between nitric oxide, neuronal nitric oxide synthase and seizures
    K Itoh
    Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Kagawa Campus, Tokushima Bunri University, Sanuki City, Kagawa 769 2193, Japan
    Neuroscience 129:757-66. 2004
    ..Cerebellum volume for kindled rats decreased 20% but not in rats treated with the nNOS inhibitor, 3Br-7NI, suggesting that generation of NO in the cerebellum is related to decrease in cerebellum volume following PTZ-kindling...
  2. doi request reprint Paradoxical facilitation of pentylenetetrazole-induced convulsion susceptibility in mice lacking neuronal nitric oxide synthase
    K Itoh
    Laboratory for Brain Science, Kagawa School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, 1314 1 Shido, Sanuki City, Kagawa 769 2193, Japan
    Neuroscience 159:735-43. 2009
    ..These results suggest a negative or positive modulation of neuronal interactions by basal or enhanced NO production, respectively...
  3. doi request reprint The entry of manganese ions into the brain is accelerated by the activation of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors
    K Itoh
    Laboratory for Brain Science, Kagawa School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Sanuki shi, Kagawa, Japan
    Neuroscience 154:732-40. 2008
    ..These data indicated that the Mn2+-dependent signal enhancement took place as a result of the activation of glutamatergic neurons through NMDAR, but not through AMPAR in the brain...
  4. doi request reprint Human L1CAM carrying the missense mutations of the fibronectin-like type III domains is localized in the endoplasmic reticulum and degraded by polyubiquitylation
    Kouichi Itoh
    Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences, Kagawa School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Sanuki City, Kagawa, Japan
    J Neurosci Res 89:1637-45. 2011
    ..These observations demonstrate that the missense mutations of hL1CAM in the FnIII domain may cause the resultant pathogenesis because of a loss of expression on the cell surface resulting from misrouting to the degradative pathway...
  5. ncbi request reprint Central role of mitochondria and p53 in Fas-mediated apoptosis of rheumatoid synovial fibroblasts
    K Itoh
    Division of Immunology, Institute for Medical Science, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, 880 Kitakobayashi, Mibu, Tochigi 321 0293, Japan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:277-85. 2004
    ..To clarify the molecular mechanisms of Fas-mediated apoptosis of RA synoviocytes, we investigated the role of the mitochondrial pathway and tumour suppressor p53 in this process...
  6. pmc UDP-Gal: betaGlcNAc beta1, 3-galactosyltransferase, polypeptide 3 (GALT3) is a tumour antigen recognised by HLA-A2-restricted cytotoxic T lymphocytes from patients with brain tumour
    N Tsuda
    Department of Immunology, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asohi machi, Kurume, Fukuoka 830 0011, Japan
    Br J Cancer 87:1006-12. 2002
    ..These peptides may be useful in the peptide-based specific immunotherapy for patients with malignant brain tumours...
  7. ncbi request reprint A variable number of tandem repeats in the serotonin transporter gene does not affect the antidepressant response to fluvoxamine
    K Ito
    Department of Psychiatry, Akita University School of Medicine, Akita, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 111:235-9. 2002
    ..Fluvoxamine was prescribed up to 200 mg/day in the dosing protocol for 6 weeks. The present study showed no significant association between the polymorphism of VNTR in the STin2 and the treatment response to fluvoxamine...
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized phase II study of biweekly CHOP and dose-escalated CHOP with prophylactic use of lenograstim (glycosylated G-CSF) in aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study 9505
    K Itoh
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Japan
    Ann Oncol 13:1347-55. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to explore a suitable therapeutic-intensified regimen for the treatment of aggressive NHL...
  9. ncbi request reprint Non-mutated tumor-rejection antigen peptides elicit type-I allergy in the majority of healthy individuals
    S Ohkouchi
    Cancer Vaccine Development Division, Kurume University Research Center for Innovative Cancer Therapy, Japan
    Tissue Antigens 59:259-72. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of dentin adhesives in primary and permanent teeth
    T Asakawa
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Showa University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 25:231-6. 2001
    ..The detailed mechanism of dentin bonding was the same in both primary and permanent teeth...
  11. ncbi request reprint Serum thymidine kinase and soluble interleukin-2 receptor predict recurrence of malignant lymphoma
    D Wakao
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Saitama Medical School, Saitama 350 0495, Japan
    Ann Hematol 81:140-6. 2002
    ..We conclude that serum TK and sIL-2R are better predictors of relapse than LDH and the international prognostic index (IPI)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Depth of cure and marginal adaptation to dentin of xenon lamp polymerized resin composites
    T Hasegawa
    Department of Operative Dentistry, Showa University School of Dentistry, 2-1-1 Kitasenzoku, Ohta-Ward, Tokyo 145-8515, Japan
    Oper Dent 26:585-90. 2001
    ..The curing depth of the xenon lamp was significantly higher than the halogen lamp, while marginal adaptation did not suffer any significant deterioration...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hyperthyroidism causes mechanical insufficiency of myocardium with possibly increased SR Ca2+-ATPase activity
    Koh Takeuchi
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655 Japan
    Jpn J Physiol 53:411-6. 2003
    ..Care must be taken in hyperthyroid heart during the ischemia-reperfusion process where the SRECA2 function is inhibited...
  14. ncbi request reprint Japanese multicenter phase II and pharmacokinetic study of rituximab in relapsed or refractory patients with aggressive B-cell lymphoma
    K Tobinai
    Hematology and Clinical Laboratory Divisions, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Ann Oncol 15:821-30. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and feasibility of rituximab monotherapy in Japanese patients with relapsed or refractory aggressive B-cell lymphoma...
  15. ncbi request reprint Leukotriene B4 12-hydroxydehydrogenase/15-ketoprostaglandin Delta 13-reductase (LTB4 12-HD/PGR) responsible for the reduction of a double-bond of the alpha,beta-unsaturated ketone of an aryl propionic acid non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent CS-670
    K Itoh
    Department of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, Tohoku Pharmaceutical University, Sendai, Japan
    Xenobiotica 38:249-63. 2008
    ..In addition to catalysing the biological reduction of eicosanoids, including prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and lipoxins, LTB(4) 12-HD/PGR was also determined to function as a xenobiotic-metabolizing enzyme...
  16. ncbi request reprint Expression of BAFF and BAFF-R in the synovial tissue of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    K Nakajima
    Division of Rheumatic Diseases, International Medical Centre of Japan, Tokyo
    Scand J Rheumatol 36:365-72. 2007
    ..The present study was undertaken to determine the distribution of BAFF and its receptor BAFF-R in the cells residing in the rheumatoid synovium...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lack of dimer formation ability in rat strains with low aldehyde oxidase activity
    K Itoh
    Department of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, Tohoku Pharmaceutical University, Japan
    Xenobiotica 37:709-16. 2007
    ..The results suggest that rat strains with low AO activity lack the ability to produce a dimer necessary for catalytic activity, and AO differences in rat strains should be discussed in terms of the expression levels of the dimer itself...
  18. ncbi request reprint Raman microspectroscopic study on polymerization and degradation processes of a diacetylene derivative at surface enhanced Raman scattering active substrates. 1. Reaction kinetics
    K Itoh
    Department of Chemistry, School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 169 8555, Japan
    J Phys Chem B 109:264-70. 2005
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  19. pmc Propionibacterium freudenreichii component 1.4-dihydroxy-2-naphthoic acid (DHNA) attenuates dextran sodium sulphate induced colitis by modulation of bacterial flora and lymphocyte homing
    Y Okada
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa City, Saitama 359 8513, Japan
    Gut 55:681-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether oral administration of DHNA can ameliorate dextran sodium sulphate (DSS) induced colitis and to determine the possible underlying mechanisms...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stereospecific oxidation of the (S)-enantiomer of RS-8359, a selective and reversible monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A) inhibitor, by aldehyde oxidase
    K Itoh
    Department of Biopharmaceutics, Tohoku Pharmaceutical University, Sendai, Japan
    Xenobiotica 35:561-73. 2005
    ..2.3.1). The reaction of aldehyde oxidase is highly stereoselective for the (S)-configuration of RS-8359 and the (9R)-configuration of cinchona alkaloids...
  21. ncbi request reprint Identification of differentially expressed genes in psoriasis using expression profiling approaches
    K Itoh
    Laboratory for Gene Expression Analysis, Center for Information Biology, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan
    Exp Dermatol 14:667-74. 2005
    ..These seven genes, which were reported to be related to apoptosis or antiproliferation, might have causal roles in pathophysiology in psoriasis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of famotidine and omeprazole in healing symptoms of non-erosive gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: randomized-controlled study of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
    T Wada
    Department of Internal Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:2-9. 2005
    ..There is a possibility that non-erosive gastro-oesophageal reflux disease treatment requires a different regimen/approach but it is not yet acknowledged...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prenatal ionizing radiation-induced apoptosis of the developing murine brain with special references to the expression of some proteins
    M Kitamura
    First Division, Department of Pathology, Kobe University School of Medicine
    Kobe J Med Sci 47:59-76. 2001
    ..Ionizing radiation moderately enhanced expression of Bax, Bcl-xL, and Cpp32 proteins. Postnatal irradiated mice showed microencephaly as compared to age-matched mice and the weight of whole body including brain decreased moderately...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical effect of irinotecan in advanced and metastatic breast cancer patients previously treated with doxorubicin- and docetaxel-containing regimens
    Y Shigeoka
    Division of Oncology/Hematology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 31:370-4. 2001
    ..We will evaluate irinotecan for advanced and metastatic breast cancer patients as first- or second-line chemotherapy combined with anthracycline or taxane...
  25. pmc Role of transcription factor Nrf2 in the induction of hepatic phase 2 and antioxidative enzymes in vivo by the cancer chemoprotective agent, 3H-1, 2-dimethiole-3-thione
    M K Kwak
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Mol Med 7:135-45. 2001
    ..Knowledge of the factors controlling the specificity of actions of enzyme inducers will be exceedingly helpful in the design and isolation of more efficient and selective chemoprotective agents...
  26. pmc Keap1 represses nuclear activation of antioxidant responsive elements by Nrf2 through binding to the amino-terminal Neh2 domain
    K Itoh
    Center for Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance and Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305 8577, Japan
    Genes Dev 13:76-86. 1999
    ..The activation of Nrf2 leads in turn to the induction of phase II enzyme and antioxidative stress genes in response to electrophiles and reactive oxygen species...
  27. ncbi request reprint Sequence analysis of genes encoding rodent homologues of the human tumor-rejection antigen SART-1
    M Gotoh
    Sumitomo Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd, Osaka
    Jpn J Cancer Res 89:849-54. 1998
    ..These rodent genes should be a novel tool for studies on the biological roles of the SART-1 gene, and also in the construction of animal models of specific immunotherapy using SART-1 gene products...
  28. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical characterization of transgenic mice highly expressing human lysosomal alpha-galactosidase
    R Kase
    Department of Clinical Genetics, The Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, 18 22, Honkomagome 3, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8613, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1406:260-6. 1998
    ..The organ transplantation data on mice will provide us with important information...
  29. pmc A gene encoding antigenic peptides of human squamous cell carcinoma recognized by cytotoxic T lymphocytes
    S Shichijo
    Department of Immunology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan
    J Exp Med 187:277-88. 1998
    ..The 43-kD protein and this nonapeptide (KGSGKMKTE) may be useful for the specific immunotherapy of HLA-A2601(+) epithelial cancer patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Increased transcript level of RBM3, a member of the glycine-rich RNA-binding protein family, in human cells in response to cold stress
    S Danno
    Department of Clinical Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 236:804-7. 1997
    ..Combined with the different tissue distribution of expression, these results suggest that RBM3 and CIRP play distinct roles in cold responses of human cells...
  31. ncbi request reprint Molecular cloning of mouse liver flavin containing monooxygenase (FMO1) cDNA and characterization of the expression product: metabolism of the neurotoxin, 1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinoline (TIQ)
    K Itoh
    Division of Drug Metabolism, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University, Japan
    J Toxicol Sci 22:45-56. 1997
    ..The K(m) values for chlorpromazine, imipramine and TIQ were determined to be 2,4, 16.0, 435 mM, respectively. This is the first report to show that an expressed FMO can metabolize a neurotoxin, TIQ...
  32. ncbi request reprint Regulation of transcription by dimerization of erythroid factor NF-E2 p45 with small Maf proteins
    K Igarashi
    Department of Biochemistry, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Nature 367:568-72. 1994
    ....
  33. pmc Small Maf proteins heterodimerize with Fos and may act as competitive repressors of the NF-E2 transcription factor
    K Kataoka
    Department of Viral Oncology, Cancer Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Cell Biol 15:2180-90. 1995
    ..These results raise the possibility that tissue-specific gene expression and differentiation of erythroid cells are regulated by competition among Fos, NF-E2 p45, and Ech for small Maf proteins and for binding sites...
  34. ncbi request reprint Activity and expression of murine small Maf family protein MafK
    K Igarashi
    Department of Biochemistry, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Biol Chem 270:7615-24. 1995
    ..mRNA for MafK is expressed in fractions enriched for hematopoietic stem cells as well as erythroid cells, suggesting that MafK plays an important regulatory role in hematopoiesis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Expression of protective protein in human tissue
    O Sohma
    Department of Mental Retardation and Birth Defect Research, National Institute of Neurological Science, Kodaira, Japan
    Pediatr Neurol 20:210-4. 1999
    ....
  36. pmc IL-17 in synovial fluids from patients with rheumatoid arthritis is a potent stimulator of osteoclastogenesis
    S Kotake
    The Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    J Clin Invest 103:1345-52. 1999
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress-inducible proteins in macrophages
    T Ishii
    Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Free Radic Res 31:351-5. 1999
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Reduced sensitivity of inducible nitric oxide synthase-deficient mice to chronic colitis
    R Hokari
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Free Radic Biol Med 31:153-63. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the role of iNOS in experimental chronic colitis using iNOS-deficient mice...
  39. ncbi request reprint Neural recognition molecule NB-2 of the contactin/F3 subgroup in rat: Specificity in neurite outgrowth-promoting activity and restricted expression in the brain regions
    J Ogawa
    Department of Cell Recognition, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosci Res 65:100-10. 2001
    ..Thus, NB-2 is expressed in highly restricted brain regions, including the auditory system, suggesting that it plays specific roles in the development and/or maturation of the regions...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hemin-induced activation of the thioredoxin gene by Nrf2. A differential regulation of the antioxidant responsive element by a switch of its binding factors
    Y C Kim
    Institute for Virus Research, Kyoto University, 53 Shogoin, Kawahara-cho, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8507, Japan
    J Biol Chem 276:18399-406. 2001
    ..We show here hemin-induced activation of the thioredoxin gene by Nrf2 through the ARE and propose a novel mechanism of the regulation of the ARE through a switch of its binding factors...
  41. ncbi request reprint Expression of the SART1 tumor-rejection antigen in hepatocellular carcinomas
    S Yutani
    Department of Immunology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume 830-0011, Japan
    Oncol Rep 8:369-72. 2001
    ..These results suggest that the SART1259 antigen could be an appropriate target molecule for use in specific immunotherapy of HCC patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Osteoprotegerin produced by osteoblasts is an important regulator in osteoclast development and function
    N Udagawa
    Department of Biochemistry, School of Dentistry, Showa University, Tokyo, Japan
    Endocrinology 141:3478-84. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that OPG produced by osteoblasts/stromal cells is a physiologically important regulator in osteoclast differentiation and function and that RANKL expressed by osteoblasts functions as a membrane-associated form...
  43. ncbi request reprint CDw108 expression during T-cell development
    T Mine
    Kurume University Research Center for Innovative Cancer Therapy, Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan
    Tissue Antigens 55:429-36. 2000
    ..These results suggest the contribution of CDw108 in T-cell development, especially in the stage of positive selection in the thymus...
  44. pmc Decreased expression of mouse Rbm3, a cold-shock protein, in Sertoli cells of cryptorchid testis
    S Danno
    Department of Clinical Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Am J Pathol 156:1685-92. 2000
    ..Rbm3 may play important roles distinct from those played by Cirp in spermatogenesis and cryptorchidism by regulating the gene expression in Sertoli cells...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of ischemia and H2O2 on the cold stress protein CIRP expression in rat neuronal cells
    J H Xue
    Department of Clinical Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan
    Free Radic Biol Med 27:1238-44. 1999
    ..Further studies are necessary to clarify the roles played by cold shock proteins in the hypothermic therapy of brain damages...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cloning of human cDNAs for Apg-1 and Apg-2, members of the Hsp110 family, and chromosomal assignment of their genes
    K Nonoguchi
    Department of Clinical Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan
    Gene 237:21-8. 1999
    ..These results demonstrated that the Hsp110 family consists of at least three members, Apg-1, Apg-2 and Hsp110 in humans as well as in mice. The significance of HS24/p52 and Hsp70RY cDNAs previously reported remains to be determined...
  47. ncbi request reprint Identification of MAGE-1 and MAGE-4 proteins in spermatogonia and primary spermatocytes of testis
    K Takahashi
    Department of Immunology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan
    Cancer Res 55:3478-82. 1995
    ..Therefore, MAGE proteins are normal tissue antigens compartmentalized in particular testicular cells playing an important role in the early phase of the spermatogenesis...