Publications from the Division of Experimental Immunology at the University of Tokushima


[2018]

Sakata M, Ohigashi I, Takahama Y.
Cellularity of thymic epithelial cells in the postnatal mouse.
J Immunol. 200:1382-1388 (2018)
[read In This Issue]

Takeuchi A, Ozawa M, Kanda Y, Kozai M, Ohigashi I, Kurosawa Y, Rahman MA, Kawamura T, Shichida Y, Umemoto E, Miyasaka M, Ludewig B, Takahama Y, Nagasawa T, Katagiri T.
A distinct subset of fibroblastic stromal cells constitutes the cortex-medulla boundary subcompartment of the lymph node.
Front Immunol. 9:2196 (2018)

Cosway EJ, Ohigashi I, Schauble K, Parnell SM, Jenkinson WE, Luther S, Takahama Y, Anderson G.
Formation of the intrathymic dendritic cell pool requires CCL21-mediated recruitment of CCR7+ progenitors to the thymus.
J Immunol. 201:516-523 (2018)

Kondo K, Ohigashi I,Takahama Y.
Thymus machineries for T cell selection.
Int Immunol (2018) In press.

Takahama Y, Ohigashi I, Murata S, Tanaka K.
Thymoproteasome and peptidic self.
Immunogenetics (2018) In press.

Murata S, Takahama Y, Kasahara M, Tanaka K.
The immunoproteasome and thymoproteasome: Function, evolution, and human disease.
Nat Immunol.19:923-931 (2018)

[2017]

Kozai M, Kubo Y, Katakai T, Kondo H, Kiyonari H, Schaeuble K, Luther SA, Ishimaru N, Ohigashi I, Takahama Y.
Essential role of CCL21 in establishment of central self-tolerance in T cells.
J Exp Med. 214:1925-1935 (2017)

Ohigashi I, Ohte Y, Setoh K, Nakase H, Maekawa A, Kiyonari H, Hamazaki Y, Sekai M, Sudo T, Tabara Y, Sawai H, Omae Y, Yuliwulandari R, Tanaka Y, Mizokami M, Inoue H, Kasahara M, Minato N, Tokunaga K, Tanaka K, Matsuda F, Murata S, Takahama Y.
A human PSMB11 variant affects thymoproteasome processing and CD8+ T cell production.
JCI Insight. 2:93664 (2017)

Uddin MM, Ohigashi I, Motosugi R, Nakayama T, Sakata M, Hamazaki J, Nishito Y, Rode I, Tanaka K, Takemoto T, Murata S, Takahama Y.
Foxn1-β5t transcriptional axis controls CD8+ T cell production in the thymus.
Nature Commun. 8:14419 (2017)

Sornborger A, Li J, Timmons C, Lupu F, Eggenschwiler J, Takahama Y, Manley NR.
MiCASA is a new method for quantifying cellular organization.
Nature Commun. 8:15619 (2017)

Takahama Y, Ohigashi I, Baik S, Anderson G.
Generation of diversity in thymic epithelial cells.
Nature Rev Immunol. 17:295-305 (2017)

Takada K, Kondo K, Takahama Y.
Generation of peptides that promote positive selection in the thymus.
J Immunol. 198:2215-2222 (2017)

Kondo K, Takada K, Takahama Y.
Antigen processing and presentation in the thymus: Implications for T cell repertoire selection.
Curr Op Immunol. 46:53-67 (2017)

Cossarizza A, Chang HD, Radbruch A, Andrä I, Annunziato F, Bacher P, Barnaba V, Battistini L, Bauer WM, Baumgart S, Becher B, Beisker W, Berek C, Blanco A, Borsellino G, Boulais PE, Brinkman RR, Büscher M, Busch DH, Bushnell TP, Cao X, Cavani A, Chattopadhyay PK, Cheng Q, Chow S, Clerici M, Cooke A, Cosma A, Cosmi L, Cumano A, Dang VD, Davies D, De Biasi S, Del Zotto G, Della Bella S, Dellabona P, Deniz G, Dessing M, Diefenbach A, Di Santo J, Dieli F, Dolf A, Donnenberg VS, Dörner T, Ehrhardt GRA, Endl E, Engel P, Engelhardt B, Esser C, Everts B, Falk CS, Fehniger TA, Filby A, Fillatreau S, Follo M, Förster I, Foster J, Foulds GA, Frenette PS, Galbraith D, Garbi N, García-Godoy MD, Ghoreschi K, Gibellini L, Goettlinger C, Goodyear CS, Gori A, Grogan J, Gross M, Grützkau A, Grummitt D, Hahn J, Hammer Q, Hauser AE, Haviland DL, Hedley D, Herrera G, Herrmann M, Hiepe F, Holland T, Hombrink P, Houston JP, Hoyer BF, Huang B, Hunter CA, Iannone A, Jäck HM, Jávega B, Jonjic S, Juelke K, Jung S, Kaiser T, Kalina T, Keller B, Khan S, Kienhöfer D, Kroneis T, Kunkel D, Kurts C, Kvistborg P, Lannigan J, Lantz O, Larbi A, LeibundGut-Landmann S, Leipold MD, Levings MK, Litwin V, Liu Y, Lohoff M, Lombardi G, Lopez L, Lovett-Racke A, Lubberts E, Ludewig B, Lugli E, Maecker HT, Martrus G, Matarese G, Maueröder C, McGrath M, McInnes I, Mei HE, Melchers F, Melzer S, Mielenz D, Mills K, Mjösberg J, Moore J, Moran B, Moretta A, Moretta L, Mosmann TR, Müller S, Müller W, Münz C, Multhoff G, Munoz LE, Murphy KM, Nakayama T, Nasi M, Neudörfl C, Nolan J, Nourshargh S, O'Connor JE, Ouyang W, Oxenius A, Palankar R, Panse I, Peterson P, Peth C, Petriz J, Philips D, Pickl W, Piconese S, Pinti M, Pockley AG, Podolska MJ, Pucillo C, Quataert SA, Radstake TRDJ, Rajwa B, Rebhahn JA, Recktenwald D, Remmerswaal EBM, Rezvani K, Rico LG, Robinson JP, Romagnani C, Rubartelli A, Ruland J, Sakaguchi S, Sala-de-Oyanguren F, Samstag Y, Sanderson S, Sawitzki B, Scheffold A, Schiemann M, Schildberg F, Schimisky E, Schmid SA, Schmitt S, Schober K, Schüler T, Schulz AR, Schumacher T, Scotta C, Shankey TV, Shemer A, Simon AK, Spidlen J, Stall AM, Stark R, Stehle C, Stein M, Steinmetz T, Stockinger H, Takahama Y, Tarnok A, Tian Z, Toldi G, Tornack J, Traggiai E, Trotter J, Ulrich H, van der Braber M, van Lier RAW, Veldhoen M, Vento-Asturias S, Vieira P, Voehringer D, Volk HD, von Volkmann K, Waisman A, Walker R, Ward MD, Warnatz K, Warth S, Watson JV, Watzl C, Wegener L, Wiedemann A, Wienands J, Willimsky G, Wing J, Wurst P, Yu L, Yue A, Zhang Q, Zhao Y, Ziegler S, Zimmermann J.
Guidelines for the use of flow cytometry and cell sorting in immunological studies.
Eur J Immunol. 47:1584-1797 (2017)

[2016]

Ohigashi I, Kozai M, Takahama Y.
Development and developmental potential of cortical thymic epithelial cells.
Immunol Rev. 271:10-22 (2016)

Mayer CE, Zuklys S, Zhanybekova S, Ohigashi I, Teh HY, Sansom SN, Shikama-Dorn N, Hafen K, Macaulay IC, Deadman ME, Ponting CP, Takahama Y, Holländer GA.
Dynamic spatio-temporal contribution of single β5t+ cortical epithelial precursors to the thymus medulla.
Eur J Immunol. 46:846-856 (2016)

Ohigashi I, Takahama Y.
Flow cytometric analysis of thymic epithelial cells and their subpopulations.
Methods Mol Biol. 1323:65-73 (2016)

Ohigashi I, Takahama Y.
Thymocyte-mTEC cross talk for self-tolerance in T cells.
Encyclopedia of Immunobiology. Academic Press, ISBN 9780123742797, page 263-267 (2016)

Watanabe T, Takahama Y.
Synthetic Immunology.
Springer ISBN 978-4-431-56025-8 (2016)

[2015]

Takada K, Van Laethem F, Xing Y, Akane K, Suzuki H, Murata S, Tanaka K, Jameson SC, Singer A, Takahama Y.
TCR affinity for thymoproteasome-dependent positively selecting peptides conditions antigen responsiveness in CD8+ T cells.
Nature Immunol. 16:1069-1076 (2015)

Ohigashi I, Zyklys S, Sakata M, Mayer CE, Hamazaki Y, Minato N, Hollander GA, Takahama Y.
Adult thymic medullary epithelium is maintained and regenerated by lineage-restricted cells rather than bipotent progenitors.
Cell Reports. 13:1432-1443 (2015)

Sasaki K, Takada K, Ohte Y, Kondo H, Sorimachi H, Tanaka K, Takahama Y, Murata S.
Thymoproteasomes produce unique peptide motifs for positive selection of CD8+ T cells.
Nature Commun. 6:7484 (2015) [read a highlight in Nature Immunology]

Sano T, Iwashita M, Nagayasu S, Yamashita A, Shinjo T, Hashikata A, Asano T, Kushiyama A, Ishimaru N, Takahama Y, Nishimura F.
Protection from diet-induced obesity and insulin resistance in mice lacking CCL19-CCR7 signaling.
Obesity. 23:1460-1471 (2015)

Takada K, Takahama Y.
Positive selection-inducing self-peptides displayed by cortical thymic epithelial cells.
Adv Immunol. 125:87-110 (2015)

[2014]

Yano K, Carter C, Yoshida N, Abe T, Yamada A, Nitta T, Ishimaru N, Takada K, Butcher GW, Takahama Y.
Gimap3 and Gimap5 cooperate to maintain T-cell numbers in the mouse.
Eur J Immunol. 44:561-572 (2014) [read a commentary by Ciucci and Bosselut]

Togoo K, Takahama Y, Takada K.
Alpha-smooth muscle actin expression identifies subpopulations of lymph node non-hematopoietic cells.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 449:241-247 (2014)

Williams JA, Zhang J, Jeon H, Nitta T, Ohigashi I, Klug D, Kruhlak MJ, Choudhury B, Sharrow SO, Granger L, Adams A, Eckhaus MA, Jenkinson SR, Richie ER, Gress RE, Takahama Y, Hodes RJ.
Thymic medullary epithelium and thymocyte self-tolerance require cooperation between CD28–CD80/86 and CD40–CD40L costimulatory pathways.
J Immunol. 192:630-640 (2014)

Matsui N, Ohigashi I, Tanaka K, Nakagawa Y, Kondo K, Kitagawa T, Yamashita S, Nomura Y, Takahama Y, Kaji R.
Increased number of Hassall's corpuscles in myasthenia gravis patients carrying thymic hyperplasia.
J Neuroimmunol. 269:56-61 (2014)

Ohigashi I, Takahama Y.
CCRL1 marks heterogeneity in cortical and medullary thymic epithelial cells.
Eur J Immunol. 44:2872-2875 (2014)

Alves NL, Takahama Y, Ohigashi I, Ribeiro AR, Baik S, Anderson G, Jenkinson WE.
Serial progression of cortical and medullary thymic epithelial microenvironments.
Eur J Immunol. 44:16-22 (2014)

Takada K, Ohigashi I, Kasai M, Nakase H, Takahama Y.
Development and function of thymic cortical epithelial cells.
Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 373:1-17 (2014)

Kasai M, Nakagawa Y, Kondo K, Takahama Y.
Thymus.
Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-801238-3.00109-4 (2014)

Boehm T,Takahama Y.
Thymic development and selection of T lymphocytes.
Springer ISBN 978-3-642-40252-4 (2014)

[2013]

Ohigashi I, Zuklys S, Sakata M, Mayer CE, Zhanybekova S, Murata S, Tanaka K, Hollander GA, Takahama Y.
Aire-expressing thymic medullary epithelial cells originate from beta5t-expressing progenitor cells.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 110:9885-9890 (2013)[read a commentary in Asian Scientist]

Lkhagvasuren E, Sakata M, Ohigashi I, Takahama Y.
Lymphotoxin beta receptor regulates the development of CCL21-expressing subset of postnatal medullary thymic epithelial cells.
J Immunol. 190:5110-5117 (2013)

Jenkinson SR, Williams JA, Jeon H, Zhang J, Nitta T, Ohigashi I, Kruhlak MJ, Zuklys S, Sharrow SO, Adams A, Granger L, Choi Y, Siebenlist U, Bishop GA, Hollander G, Takahama Y, Hodes RJ.
Traf3 enforces the requirement for T cell crosstalk in thymic medullary epithelial development.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 110:21107-21112 (2013)

Kurobe H, Tominaga T, Sugano M, Hayabuchi Y, Egawa Y, Takahama Y, Kitagawa T.
Complete but not partial thymectomy in early infancy reduces T-cell-mediated immune responses: Three-year-tracing study after pediatric cardiac surgery.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 145:656-662 (2013)

Bryson JL, Griffith AV, Hughes B, Saito F, Takahama Y, Richie ER, Manley NR.
Cell-autonomous defects in thymic epithelial cells disrupt endothelial-perivascular cell interactions in the mouse thymus.
PLoS One. 8(6):e65196 (2013)

Nakayama T, Kurobe H, Sugasawa N, Kinoshita H, Higashida M, Matsuoka Y, Yoshida Y, Hirata Y, Sakata M, Maxfield M, Shimabukuro M, Takahama Y, Sata M, Tamaki T, Kitagawa T, Tomita S.
Role of macrophage-derived hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF)-1a as a mediator of vascular remodeling.
Cardiovascular Research. 99:705-715 (2013)

Nitta T, Ohigashi I, Takahama Y.
The development of T lymphocytes in fetal thymus organ culture.
Methods Mol Biol. 946:85-102 (2013)

[2012]

Nakagawa Y, Ohigashi I, Nitta T, Sakata M, Tanaka K, Murata S, Kanagawa O, Takahama Y.
Thymic nurse cells provide microenvironment for secondary TCRƒ¿ rearrangement in cortical thymocytes.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 109:20572-20577 (2012)

Roberts NM, White AJ, Jenkinson WE, Turchinovich G, Nakamura K, Withers DR, McConnell FM, Desanti GE, Benezech C, Parnell SM, Cunningham AF,Paolino M, Penninger J, Simon K, Nitta T, Ohigashi I, Takahama Y, Caamano JH, Hayday AC, Lane PJ, Jenkinson EJ, Anderson G.
Rank signaling links the development of invariant ƒÁƒÂ T cell progenitors and Aire+ medullary epithelium.
Immunity
. 36:427-437 (2012)

Zuklys S, Mayer CE, Zhanybekova S, Stefanski H, Nusspaumer G, Gill J, Barthlott T, Chappaz S, Nitta T, Dooley J, Nogales-Caballero R, Takahama Y, Finke D, Liston A, Blazar BR, Pascual-Montano A, Hollander GA.
miRNAs control the maintenance of thymic epithelia and their competence for T lineage committment and thymocyte selection.
J Immunol. 189:3894-3904 (2012)

Ishimaru N, Yamada A, Nitta T, Arakaki R, Lipp M, Takahama Y, Hayashi Y.
CCR7 with S1P1 signaling through AP1 for migration of Foxp3+ regulatory T cells controls autoimmune exocrinopathy.
Am J Pathol. 180:199-208 (2012)

Anderson G, Takahama Y.
Thymic epithelial cells: working class heroes for T cell development and repertoire selection.
Trends Immunol. 33:256-263 (2012)

Takahama Y, Takada K, Murata S, Tanaka K.
Beta5t-containing thymoproteasome: specific expression in thymic cortical epithelial cells and role in positive selection of CD8+ T cells.
Curr Op Immunol.
24:92-98 (2012)

Lei Y, Takahama Y.
XCL1 and XCR1 in the immune system.
Microbes and Infection. 14:262-267 (2012)

[2011]

Lei Y, Mat Ripen A, Ishimaru N, Ohigashi I, Nagasawa T, Jeker L, Bosl M, Hollander GA, Hayashi Y, de Waal Malefyt R, Nitta T, Takahama Y.
Aire-dependent production of XCL1 mediates medullary accumulation of thymic dendritic cells and contributes to regulatory T cell development.
J Exp Med.
208:383-394 (2011) [read Research Highlight in NRI] [read Research Highlight in NI]

Mat Ripen A, Nitta T, Murata S, Tanaka K, Takahama Y.
Ontogeny of thymic cortical epithelial cells expressing the thymoproteasome subunit beta5t.
Eur J Immunol. 41:1278-1287 (2011)

Ohigashi I, Nitta T, Lkhagvasuren E, Yasuda H, Takahama Y.
Effects of RANKL on the thymic medulla.
Eur J Immunol. 41:1822-1827 (2011)

Takahama Y.
Medullary interplay for central tolerance
Blood. 118:2380-2381 (2011)

Nitta T, Ohigashi I, Nakagawa Y, Takahama Y.
Cytokine crosstalk for thymic medulla formation.
Curr Op Immunol. 23:190-197 (2011)

Yamano T, Watanabe S, Hasegawa H, Suzuki T, Abe R, Tahara H, Nitta T, Ishimaru N, Sprent J, Kishimoto H.
Ex vivo-expanded DCs induce donor-specific central and peripheral tolerance and prolong the acceptance of donor skin grafts.
Blood. 117:2640-2648 (2011)

[2010]

Nitta T, Murata S, Sasaki K, Fujii H, Mat Ripen A, Ishimaru N, Koyasu S, Tanaka K, Takahama Y.
Thymoproteasome shapes immunocompetent repertoire of CD8+ T cells.
Immunity. 32:29-40 (2010) [read the Preview in Immunity]

Ohigashi I, Yamazaki Y, Hirashima T, Takahama Y.
Identification of the transgenic integration site in immunodeficient tgε26 human CD3ε transgenic mice.
PLoS One. 5(12):e14391 (2010)

White AJ, Nakamura K, Saini M, Sinclair C, Seddon B, Narendran P, Pfeffer K, Nitta T, Takahama Y, Caamano JH, Lane PJ, Jenkinson EJ, Anderson G.
Lymphotoxin signals from positively selected thymocytes regulate the terminal differentiation of medullary thymic epithelial cells.
J Immunol. 185:4769-4776 (2010)

Matsui N, Nakane S, Saito F, Ohigashi I, Nakagawa Y, Kurobe H, Takizawa H, Mitsui T, Kondo K, Kitagawa T, Takahama Y, Kaji R.
Undiminished regulatory T cells in the thymus of patients with myasthenia gravis.
Neurology. 74:816-820 (2010) [read the Correspondence]

Hidaka K, Nitta T, Sugawa R, Shirai M, Schwartz RJ, Amagai T, Nitta S, Takahama Y, Morisaki T.
Differentiation of pharyngeal endoderm from mouse embryonic stem cell.
Stem Cells Dev. 19:1735-1743 (2010)

Ishimaru N, Nitta T, Arakaki R, Yamada A, Lipp M, Takahama Y, Hayashi Y.
In situ patrolling of regulatory T cells is essential for protecting autoimmune exocrinopathy.
PLoS One. 5(1):e8588 (2010)

Kurobe H, Urata M, Ueno M, Ueki M, Ono S, Izawa-Ishizawa Y, Fukuhara Y, Lei Y, Mat Ripen A, Kanbara T, Aihara K, Ishizawa K, Akaike M, Gonzalez FJ, Tamaki T, Takahama Y, Yoshizumi M, Kitagawa T, Tomita S.
Role of HIF-1α in T cells as a negative regulator in development of vascular remodeling.
Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. 30:210-217 (2010)

Tosa N, Iwai A, Tanaka T, Kumagai T, Nitta T, Chiba S, Maeda M, Takahama Y, Uede T, Miyazaki T.
Critical function of death associated protein 3 in T cell receptor mediated-apoptosis induction.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun.395:356-360 (2010)

Takahama Y, Nitta T, Mat Ripen A, Nitta S, Murata S, Tanaka K.
Role of thymic cortex-specific self-peptides in positive selection of T cells.
Sem Immunol. 22:287-293 (2010)

Takada K, Takahama Y.
Another zinc finger in the pie of CD4-CD8 lineage choice.
Nature Immunol. 11:370-371 (2010)

Takahama Y, Miyasaka M.
Top three reasons to come to Kobe for the 14th International Congress of Immunology.
Eur J Immunol. 40:10-11 (2010)

[2009]

Nitta T, Nitta S, Lei Y, Lipp M, Takahama Y.
CCR7-mediated medulla migration of developing thymocytes is essential for negative selection to tissue-restricted antigens.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 106:17129-17133 (2009)

Sultana DA, Tomita S, Hamada M, Iwanaga Y, Kitahama Y, Khang NV, Hirai S, Ohigashi I, Nitta S, Amagai T, Takahashi S, Takahama Y.
Gene expression profile of third pharyngeal pouch reveals role of mesenchymal MafB in embryonic thymus development.
Blood. 113:2976-2987 (2009)

Lei Y, Liu C, Saito F, Fukui Y, Takahama Y.
Role of DOCK2 and DOCK180 in fetal thymus colonization.
Eur J Immunol. 39: 2695-2702 (2009) [read In This Issue] [see the Cover]

Iwanami N, Okada M, Hoa VQ, Seo Y, Mitani H, Sasaki T, Shimizu N, Kondoh H, Furutani-Seiki M, Takahama Y.
Ethylnitrosourea-induced thymus-defective mutants identify roles of KIAA1440, TRRAP, and SKIV2L2 in teleost organ development.
Eur J Immunol. 39:2606-2616 (2009) [read In This Issue] [see the Cover]

Martin AP, Marinkovic T, Canasto-Chibuque C, Latif R, Unkeless JC, Davies T, Takahama Y, Furtado GC, Lira SA.
CCR7 deficiency in NOD mice leads to thyroiditis and primary hypothyroidism.
J Immunol. 183:3073-3080 (2009)

Nitta T, Takahama Y.
Toward understanding how the immune system establishes a diverse yet self-tolerant T-cell repertoire: stepwise roles of thymic microenvironments.
Systems Biology: The Challenge of Complexity. eds. Nakanishi S, Kageyama R, Watanabe D. Springer Tokyo. p 71-82 (2009)

Takahama Y, Saito T, Kawamoto H, Itoi M, Boyd RL, Chidgey A, Zamoyska R, Hollander GA, Anderson G, Taylor N, Petrie HT, Nikolich-Zugich J.
The global thymus network: past, present, and future.
Trends Immunol. 30:191-192 (2009)

[2008]

Hikosaka Y, Nitta T, Ohigashi I, Yano K, Ishimaru N, Hayashi Y, Matsumoto M, Matsuo K, Penninger JM, Takayanagi H, Yokota Y, Yamada H, Yoshikai Y, Inoue J, Akiyama T, Takahama Y.
The cytokine RANKL produced by positively selected thymocytes fosters medullary thymic epithelial cells that express autoimmune regulator.
Immunity. 29:438-450 (2008) [read the Preview in Immunity]

Akiyama T, Shimo Y, Yanai H, Qin J, Ohshima, D, Maruyama Y, Asaumi Y, Kitazawa J, Takayanagi H, Penninger JM, Matsumoto M, Nitta T, Takahama Y, Inoue J.
The tumor necrosis factor family receptors RANK and CD40 cooperatively establish the thymic medullary microenvironment and self-tolerance.
Immunity. 29:423-437 (2008)
[read the Preview in Immunity]

Irla M, Hugues S, Gill J, Nitta T, Hikosaka Y, Williams IR, Hubert FX, Scott HS, Takahama Y, Hollander GA, Reith W.
Autoantigen-specific interactions with CD4+ thymocytes control mature medullary thymic epithelial cell cellularity.
Immunity. 29:451-463 (2008) [read the Preview in Immunity]

Iwanami N, Higuchi T, Sasano Y, Fujiwara T, Hoa V, Okada M, Talukder S, Kunimatsu S, Li J, Saito F, Bhattacharya C, Matin A, Sasaki T, Shimizu N, Mitani H, Himmelbauer H, Momoi, A, Kondoh H, Furutani-Seiki M, Takahama Y.
WDR55 is a nucleolar modulator of ribosomal RNA synthesis, cell cycle progression, and teleost organ development.
PLoS Genetics. 4(8):e1000171 (2008)

Takahama Y, Tanaka K, Murata S.
Modest cortex and promiscuous medulla for thymic repertoire formation.

Trends Immunol. 29:251-255 (2008)

Murata S, Takahama Y, Tanaka K.
Thymoproteasome: probable role in generating positively selecting peptides.
Curr Op Immunol. 20:192-196 (2008)

Nitta T, Murata S, Ueno T, Tanaka K, Takahama Y.
Thymic microenvironments for T-cell repertoire formation.
Adv Immunol. 99:59-94 (2008)

Takahama Y, Miyasaka M.
One small step for immunologists.
Eur J Immunol. 38:2056-2057 (2008)

[2007]

Li J, Iwanami N, Hoa VQ, Furutani-Seiki M, Takahama Y.
Noninvasive intravital imaging of thymocyte dynamics in medaka.
J Immunol. 179:1605-1615 (2007)

Murata S, Sasaki K, Kishimoto T, Niwa S, Hayashi H, Takahama Y, Tanaka K.
Regulation of CD8+ T cell development by thymus-specific proteasomes.
Science. 316:1349-1353 (2007)
[see the PERSPECTIVE by Bevan] [read the RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT in NI] [read the RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT in NRI]

Rossi S, Jeker LT, Ueno T, Kuse S, Keller MP, Zuklys A, Gudkov A, Takahama Y, Krenger W, Blazar BR, Hollander GA.
Keratinocyte growth factor enhances post-natal T cell development via improvement in proliferation and function of thymic epithelial cells.
Blood. 109:3803-3811 (2007) [see the COMMENTS by Chu & Hakim]

Yasuda T, Kuwabara T, Nakano H, Aritomi K, Onodera T, Lipp M, Takahama Y, Kakiuchi T.
Chemokines CCL19 and CCL21 promote activation-induced cell death of antigen-responding T cells.
Blood. 109:449-456 (2007)

Jenkinson WE, Rossi SW, Parnell SM, Agace WW, Takahama Y, Jenkinson EJ, Anderson G.
Chemokine receptor expression defines heterogeneity in the earliest thymic migrants.
Eur J Immunol. 37:2090-2096 (2007)

Hagiwara H, Sawakami-Kobayashi K, Yamamoto M, Iwasaki S, Sugiura M, Abe H, Kunihiro-Ohashi S, Takase K, Yamane N, Kato K, Son R, Nakamura M, Segawa O, Yoshida M, Yohda M, Tajima H, Kobori M, Takahama Y, Itakura M, Machida M.
Development of an automated SNP analysis method using a paramagnetic beads handling robot.
Biotechnol Bioeng. 98:420-428 (2007)

Nitta T, Takahama Y.
The lymphocyte guard-IANs: regulation of lymphocyte survival by IAN/GIMAP family proteins.
Trends Immunol. 28:58-65 (2007) [see the COVER]

Liu C, Takahama Y.
Development of helper and regulatory CD4+ T cells in the thymus.
Effector CD4+ T Cells in Health and Disease. eds. Na S, Venkataraman C. Transworld Research Network. p 1-12 (2007)

Takahama Y, Kawamoto H, Toyama-Sorimachi N, Miyasaka M.
Japanese Society for Immunology goes public: immunology outreach in Japan.
Eur J Immunol. 37:1717-1719 (2007)

Sano M, Minamino T, Toko H, Miyauchi H, Orimo M, Qin Y, Akazawa H, Tateno K, Kayama Y, Harada M, Shimizu I, Asahara T, Hamada H, Tomita S, Molkentin JD, Zou Y, Komuro I.
p53-induced inhibition of Hif-1 causes cardiac dysfunction during pressure overload.
Nature. 446:444-448 (2007)

Izawa Y, Yoshizumi M, Ishizawa K, Fujita Y, Kondo S, Kagami S, Kawazoe K, Tsuchiya K, Tomita S, Tamaki T.
Big mitogen-activated protein kinase1 (BMK1)/ extracellular signal regulated kinase 5 (ERK5) is involved in platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF)-induced vascular smooth muscle cell migration.
Hypertens Res 30:1107-1117 (2007)

[2006]

Kurobe H, Liu C, Ueno T, Saito F, Ohigashi I, Seach N, Arakaki R, Hayashi Y, Kitagawa T, Lipp M, Boyd RL, Takahama Y.
CCR7-dependent cortex-to-medulla migration of positively selected thymocytes is essential for establishing central tolerance.
Immunity. 24:165-177 (2006) [read the RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT in NI

Nitta T, Nasreen M, Seike T, Goji A, Ohigashi I, Miyazaki T, Ohta T, Kanno M, Takahama Y.
IAN family critically regulates survival and development of T lymphocytes.
PLoS Biology. 4(4):e103 (2006) [read the SYNOPSIS by C Sedwick] [read the RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT in NRI]

Liu C, Saito F, Liu Z, Lei Y, Uehara S, Love PE, Lipp M, Kondo S, Manley NR, Takahama Y.
Coordination between CCR7- and CCR9-mediated chemokine signals in pre-vascular fetal thymus colonization.
Blood. 108:2531-2539 (2006) [the COVER for BLOOD] [read the COMMENT by G. Anderson]

Tomita S, Maekawa SI, Rahman M, Saito F, Kizu R, Tohi K, Ueno T, Nakase H, Gonzalez FJ, Hayakawa K, Korenaga T, Takahama Y.
Thymic involution produced by diesel exhaust particles and their constituents in mice.
Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry. 88:113 - 124 (2006)

Takahama Y.
Journey through the thymus: stromal guides for T-cell development and selection.
Nature Rev Immunol. 6:127-135 (2006)

Hollander G, Gill J, Zuklys S, Iwanami N, Liu C, Takahama Y.
Cellular and molecular events during early thymus development.
Immunol Rev. 209:28-46 (2006)

Ramsdell F, Zuniga-Pflucker JC, Takahama Y.
In vitro systems for the study of T cell development: fetal thymus organ culture and OP9-DL1 cell coculture.
Current Protocols in Immunology. 3.18.1-18 (2006)

Yim SH, Shah Y, Tomita S, Morris HD, Gavrilova O, Lambert G, Ward JM, Gonzalez FJ.
Disruption of the Arnt gene in endothelial cells causes hepatic vascular defects and partial embryonic lethality.
Hepatology. 44:550-560 (2006)

Ueno M, Tomita S, Nakagawa T, Ueki M, Iwanaga Y, Ono J, Onodera M, Huang CL, Kanenishi K, Shimada A, Maekawa N, Sakamoto H.
Effects of aging and HIF-1alpha deficiency on permeability of hippocampal vessels.
Microsc Res Tech. 69:29-35 (2006)

Ueno M, Tomita S, Ueki M, Iwanaga Y, Huang CL, Onodera M, Maekawa N, Gonzalez FJ, Sakamoto H.
Two pathways of apoptosis are simultaneously induced in the embryonal brains of neural cell-specific HIF-1alpha-deficient mice.
Histochem Cell Biol. 125:535-544 (2006)

[2005]

Liu C, Ueno T, Kuse S, Saito F, Nitta T, Piali L, Nakano H, Kakiuchi T, Lipp M, Hollander GA, Takahama Y.
The role of CCL21 in recruitment of T-precursor cells to fetal thymi.
Blood. 105:31-39 (2005)
[read the RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT IN BRIEF in NRI]

Gray DHD, Ueno T, Chidgey AP, Malin M, Goldberg GL, Takahama Y, Boyd RL.
Controlling the thymic microenvironment.
Curr Op Immunol. 17:137-143 (2005)

Ueno T, Liu C, Nitta T, Takahama Y.
Development of T-lymphocytes in mouse fetal thymus organ culture.
Methods Mol Biol. 290:117-134 (2005)

Kuroda N, Mitani T, Takeda N, Ishimaru N, Arakaki R, Hayashi Y, Bando Y, Izumi K, Takahashi T, Nomura T, Sakaguchi S, Ueno T, Takahama Y, Uchida D, Sun S, Kajiura F, Mouri Y, Han H, Matsushima A, Yamada G, Matsumoto M.
Development of autoimmunity against transcriptionally unrepressed target antigen in the thymus from Aire-deficient mice.
J Immunol. 174:1862-1870 (2005)

Izawa Y, Yoshizumi M, Fujita Y, Ali N, Kanematsu Y, Ishizawa K, Tsuchiya K, Obata T, Ebina Y, Tomita S, Tamaki T.
ERK1/2 activation by angiotensin II inhibits insulin-induced glucose uptake in vascular smooth muscle cells.
Exp Cell Res. 308:291-299 (2005)

[2004]

Ueno T, Saito F, Gray DH, Kuse S, Hieshima K, Nakano H, Kakiuchi T, Lipp M, Boyd RL, Takahama Y.
CCR7 signals are essential for cortex-to-medulla migration of developing thymocytes.
J Exp Med. 200:493-505 (2004) [read the COMMENTARY by C Witt & E Robey] [read the RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT in NRI]

Sheard MA, Liu C, Takahama Y.
Developmental status of CD4-CD8+ and CD4+CD8- thymocytes with medium expression of CD3.
Eur J Immunol. 34:25-35 (2004)

Talukder SR, Dudley DD, Alt FW, Takahama Y, Akamatsu Y.
Increased frequency of aberrant V(D)J recombination products in core RAG-expressing mice.
Nucleic Acids Res. 32:4539-4549 (2004)

Iwanami N, Takahama Y, Kunimatsu S, Li J, Takei R, Ishikura Y, Suwa H, Niwa K, Sasado T, Morinaga C, Yasuoka A, Deguchi T, Hirose Y, Yoda H, Henrich T, Ohara O, Kondoh H, Furutani-Seiki M.
Mutations affecting thymus organogenesis in medaka, Oryzias latipes.
Mech Dev. 121:779-789 (2004)

Furutani-Seiki M, Sasado T, Morinaga C, Suwa H, Niwa K, Yoda H, Deguchi T, Hirose Y, Yasuoka A, Henrich T, Watanabe T, Iwanami N, Kitagawa D, Saito K, Asaka S, Osakada M, Kunimatsu S, Momoi A, Elmasri H, Winkler C, Ramialison M, Loosli F, Quiring R, Carl M, Grabher C, Winkler S, Del Bene F, Shinomiya A, Kota Y, Yamanaka T, Okamoto Y, Takahashi K, Todo T, Abe K, Takahama Y, Tanaka M, Mitani H, Katada T, Nishina H, Nakajima N, Wittbrodt J, Kondoh H.
A systematic genome-wide screen for mutations affecting organogenesis in Medaka, Oryzias latipes.
Mech Dev. 121:647-658 (2004)

Watanabe T, Asaka S, Kitagawa D, Saito K, Kurashige R, Sasado T, Morinaga C, Suwa H, Niwa K, Henrich T, Hirose Y, Yasuoka A, Yoda H, Deguchi T, Iwanami N, Kunimatsu S, Osakada M, Loosli F, Quiring R, Carl M, Grabher C, Winkler S, Del Bene F, Wittbrodt J, Abe K, Takahama Y, Takahashi K, Katada T, Nishina H, Kondoh H, Furutani-Seiki M.
Mutations affecting liver development and function in Medaka, Oryzias latipes.
Mech Dev. 121:791-802 (2004)

Elmasri H, Winkler C, Liedtke D, Sasado T, Morinaga C, Suwa H, Niwa K, Henrich T, Hirose Y, Yasuoka A, Yoda H, Watanabe T, Deguchi T, Iwanami N, Kunimatsu S, Osakada M, Loosli F, Quiring R, Carl M, Grabher C, Winkler S, Del Bene F, Wittbrodt J, Abe K, Takahama Y, Takahashi K, Katada T, Nishina H, Kondoh H, Furutani-Seiki M.
Mutations affecting somite formation in the Medaka (Oryzias latipes).
Mech Dev. 121:659-671 (2004)

Sasado T, Morinaga C, Niwa K, Shinomiya A, Yasuoka A, Suwa H, Hirose Y, Yoda H, Henrich T, Deguchi T, Iwanami N, Watanabe T, Kunimatsu S, Osakada M, Okamoto Y, Kota Y, Yamanaka T, Tanaka M, Kondoh H, Furutani-Seiki M.
Mutations affecting early distribution of primordial germ cells in Medaka (Oryzias latipes) embryo.
Mech Dev. 121:817-828 (2004)

Morinaga C, Tomonaga T, Sasado T, Suwa H, Niwa K, Yasuoka A, Henrich T, Watanabe T, Deguchi T, Yoda H, Hirose Y, Iwanami N, Kunimatsu S, Okamoto Y, Yamanaka T, Shinomiya A, Tanaka M, Kondoh H, Furutani-Seiki M.
Mutations affecting gonadal development in Medaka, Oryzias latipes.
Mech Dev. 121:829-839 (2004)

Yasuoka A, Hirose Y, Yoda H, Aihara Y, Suwa H, Niwa K, Sasado T, Morinaga C, Deguchi T, Henrich T, Iwanami N, Kunimatsu S, Abe K, Kondoh H, Furutani-Seiki M.
Mutations affecting the formation of posterior lateral line system in Medaka, Oryzias latipes.
Mech Dev. 121:729-738 (2004)

Yoda H, Hirose Y, Yasuoka A, Sasado T, Morinaga C, Deguchi T, Henrich T, Iwanami N, Watanabe T, Osakada M, Kunimatsu S, Wittbrodt J, Suwa H, Niwa K, Okamoto Y, Yamanaka T, Kondoh H, Furutani-Seiki M.
Mutations affecting retinotectal axonal pathfinding in Medaka, Oryzias latipes.
Mech Dev. 121:715-728 (2004)

Loosli F, Bene FD, Quiring R, Rembold M, Martinez-Morales JR, Carl M, Grabher C, Iquel C, Krone A, Wittbrodt B, Winkler S, Sasado T, Morinaga C, Suwa H, Niwa K, Henrich T, Deguchi T, Hirose Y, Iwanami N, Kunimatsu S, Osakada M, Watanabe T, Yasuoka A, Yoda H, Winkler C, Elmasri H, Kondoh H, Furutani-Seiki M, Wittbrodt J.
Mutations affecting retina development in Medaka.
Mech Dev. 121:703-714 (2004)

Kitagawa D, Watanabe T, Saito K, Asaka S, Sasado T, Morinaga C, Suwa H, Niwa K, Yasuoka A, Deguchi T, Yoda H, Hirose Y, Henrich T, Iwanami N, Kunimatsu S, Osakada M, Winkler C, Elmasri H, Wittbrodt J, Loosli F, Quiring R, Carl M, Grabher C, Winkler S, Del Bene F, Momoi A, Katada T, Nishina H, Kondoh H, Furutani-Seiki M.
Genetic dissection of the formation of the forebrain in Medaka, Oryzias latipes.
Mech Dev. 121:673-685 (2004)

Aizawa K, Mitani H, Kogure N, Shimada A, Hirose Y, Sasado T, Morinaga C, Yasuoka A, Yoda H, Watanabe T, Iwanami N, Kunimatsu S, Osakada M, Suwa H, Niwa K, Deguchi T, Hennrich T, Todo T, Shima A, Kondoh H, Furutani-Seiki M.
Identification of radiation-sensitive mutants in the Medaka, Oryzias latipes.
Mech Dev. 121:895-902 (2004)

Kajiura F, Sun S, Nomura T, Izumi K, Ueno T, Bando Y, Kuroda N, Han H, Li Y, Matsushima A, Takahama Y, Sakaguchi S, Mitani T, Matsumoto M.
NF-kB-inducing kinase establishes self-tolerance in a thymic-stroma dependent manner.
J Immunol. 172:2067-2075 (2004)

Wu RF, Liao CX, Tomita S, Ichikawa Y, Terada LS.
Porcine FAD-containing monooxygenase metabolizes lidocaine, bupivacaine and propranolol in vitro.
Life Sci. 75:1011-1019 (2004)

[2003]

Tomita S, Jiang HB, Ueno T, Takagi S, Tohi K, Maekawa S, Miyatake A, Furukawa A, Gonzalez FJ, Takeda J, Ichikawa Y, Takahama Y.
T cell-specific disruption of aryl hydrocarbon receptor nuclear translocator gene causes resistance to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin-induced thymic involution.
J Immunol. 171:4113-4120 (2003)

Nasreen M, Ueno T, Saito F, Takahama Y.
In vivo treatment of class II MHC-deficient mice with anti-TCR antibody restores the generation of circulating CD4 T cells and optimal architecture of thymic medulla.
J Immunol. 171:3394-3400 (2003)

Akamatsu Y, Monroe R, Dudley DD, Elkin SK, Gartner F, Talukder SR, Takahama Y, Alt FW, Bassing CH, Oettinger MA.
Deletion of the RAG2 C-terminus leads to impaired lymphoid development in mice.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 100:1209-1214 (2003)

Nakase H, Takahama Y, Akamatsu Y.
Effect of CpG methylation on RAG1/RAG2 reactivity: implications of direct and indirect mechanism for controlling V(D)J cleavage.
EMBO R. 4:774-780 (2003)

Tomita S, Ueno M, Sakamoto M, Kitahama Y, Ueki M, Maekawa N, Sakamoto H, Gassmann M, Kageyama R, Ueda N, Gonzalez FJ, Takahama Y.
Defective brain development in mice lacking HIF-1 alpha in neural cells.
Mol Cell Biol. 23:6739-6749 (2003)

Takagi S, Tojo H, Tomita S, Sano S, Itami S, Hara M, Inoue S, Horie K, Kondoh G, Hosokawa K, Gonzalez FJ, Takeda J.
Alteration of the 4-sphingenine scaffolds of ceramides in keratinocyte-specific Arnt-deficient mice affects skin barrier function.
J Clin Invest. 112:1372-82 (2003)

[2002]

Ueno T, Hara K, Willis MS, Malin MA, Hopken UE, Gray DH, Matsushima K, Lipp M, Springer TA, Boyd RL, Yoshie O, Takahama Y.
Role for CCR7 ligands in the emigration of newly generated T lymphocytes from the neonatal thymus.
Immunity. 16:205-218 (2002)
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[2001]

Sano S, Takahama Y, Sugawara T, Kosaka H, Itami S, Yoshikawa K, Miyazaki J, van Ewijk W, Takeda J.
Stat3 in thymic epithelial cells is essential for postnatal maintenance of thymic architecture and thymocyte survival.
Immunity. 15:261-273 (2001)
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Tada M, Takahama Y, Abe K, Nakatsuji N, Tada T.
Nuclear reprogramming of somatic cells by in vitro hybridization with ES cells.
Current Biology. 11:1553-1558 (2001)

Masuyama N, Oishi K, Mori Y, Ueno T, Takahama Y, Gotoh Y.
Akt inhibits the orphan nuclear receptor Nur77 and T cell apoptosis.
J Biol Chem. 276:32799-32805 (2001)

Yoh K, Sugawara T, Motohashi H, Takahama Y, Koyama A, Yamamoto M, Takahashi S.
Transgenic overexpression of MafK suppresses T cell proliferation and function in vivo.
Genes to Cells. 6:1055-1066 (2001)

Takahama Y.
Genetic modulation of immature T lymphocytesand its application.
J Med Invest. 48:25-30 (2001)

[2000]

Kaneta M, Osawa M, Sudo K, Nakauchi H, Farr AG, Takahama Y.
A role for Pref-1 and HES-1 in thymocyte development.
J Immunol. 164: 256-264 (2000)

Hayashi K, Natsume W, Watanabe T, Abe N, Iwai N, Okada H, Ito Y, Asano M, Iwakura Y, Habu S, Takahama Y, Satake M.
Diminution of the AML1 transcription factor function causes differential effects on the fates of CD4 and CD8 single positive T cells.
J Immunol. 165:6816-6824 (2000)

Sheard MA, Sharrow SO, Takahama Y.
Synchronous deletion of Mtv-superantigen-reactive thymocytes in the CD3 medium/high CD4+CD8+ subset.
Scand J Immunol. 52:550-554 (2000)

Spain LM, Lau LL, Takahama Y.
Retroviral infection of T cell precursors in thymic organ culture.
Methods Mol Biol. 136:79-86 (2000)

Takahama Y.
Differentiation of murine thymocytes in fetal thymus organ culture.
Methods Mol Biol. 134:37-46 (2000)


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