Affiliation: Tokyo Women's Medical University
Yoshii A, Kitahara S, Ueta H, Matsuno K, Ezaki T. Role of uterine contraction in regeneration of the murine postpartum endometrium. Biol Reprod. 2014;91:32 pubmed publisher
..This study paves the way to a novel approach for investigating the process of scarless wound healing. ..
Kitahara S, Desaki J, Yoshii A, Matsui A, Morikawa S, Ezaki T. Electron microscopic study of capillary network remodeling in the extensor digitorum longus muscle of normal adult rat. Microscopy (Oxf). 2016;65:508-516 pubmed
..A better understanding of age-related structural changes of the capillary networks will help in fine-tuning novel vascular therapy for not only several fatal vascular diseases but also malignant tumors. ..
Buttler K, Ezaki T, Wilting J. Proliferating mesodermal cells in murine embryos exhibiting macrophage and lymphendothelial characteristics. BMC Dev Biol. 2008;8:43 pubmed publisher
..The impact of a dual source of LECs for ontogenetic, phylogenetic and pathological lymphangiogenesis is discussed. ..
Ezaki T, Kuwahara K, Morikawa S, Shimizu K, Sakaguchi N, Matsushima K, et al
. Production of two novel monoclonal antibodies that distinguish mouse lymphatic and blood vascular endothelial cells. Anat Embryol (Berl). 2006;211:379-93 pubmed
..Since, the LA102 antigen molecule is expressed on some lymphoid cells, it may play important roles in the migration of lymphoid cells and in some transport mechanisms through lymphatic endothelial cells...
Kitahara S, Suzuki Y, Morishima M, Yoshii A, Kikuta S, Shimizu K, et al
. Vasohibin-2 modulates tumor onset in the gastrointestinal tract by normalizing tumor angiogenesis. Mol Cancer. 2014;13:99 pubmed publisher
..We propose that VASH2 may modulate the onset of tumors in the gastrointestinal tract by regulating tumor angiogenesis. ..
Hosono J, Morikawa S, Ezaki T, Kawamata T, Okada Y. Pericytes promote abnormal tumor angiogenesis in a rat RG2 glioma model. Brain Tumor Pathol. 2017;34:120-129 pubmed publisher
..We concluded that RG2 pericytes may be responsible for abnormal tumor angiogenesis lacking the functional ability to maintain the blood-brain barrier. ..