Yamada Y, and Takakura N. Physiological pathway of differentiation of hematopoietic stem cell population into mural cells. J Exp Med 203: 1055-1065, 2006.
Sano H, Hosokawa K, Kidoya H, and Takakura N. Negative Regulation of VEGF-Induced Vascular Leakage by Blockade of Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:2673-2680, 2006.
Takakura N. Role of hematopoietic lineage cells as accessory components in blood vessel formation. Cancer Sci 97: 568-574, 2006. Review
Yamada Y, Wang XD, Yokoyama S, Fukuda N, and Takakura N. Cardiac progenitor cells in brown adipose tissue repaired damaged myocardium. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 342: 662-670, 2006.
Kong L, Ueno M, Itoh M, Yoshioka K, and Takakura N. Identification and characterization of mouse PSF1-binding protein, SLD5. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 339: 1204-1207, 2006.
Li WL, Yamada Y, Ueno M, Nishikawa S, Nishikawa S, and Takakura N. Platelet derived growth factor receptor alpha is essential for establishing a microenvironment that supports definitive erythropoiesis. J Biochem 140: 267-273, 2006.
Aikawa Y, Nguyen LA, Isono K, Takakura N, Tagata Y, Schmitz ML, Koseki H, Kitabayashi I. Roles of HIPK1 and HIPK2 in AML1- and p300-dependent transcription, hematopoiesis and blood vessel formation. EMBO J 25: 3955-3965, 2006.
Nanba D, Kinugasa Y, Morimoto C, Koizumi M, Yamamura H, Takahashi K, Takakura N, Mekada E, Hashimoto K, Higashiyama S. Loss of HB-EGF in smooth muscle or endothelial cell lineages causes heart malformation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 350: 315-321, 2006.
Sugimoto Y, Katayama N, Masuya M, Miyata E, Ueno M, Ohishi K, Nishii K, Takakura N, Shiku H. Differential cell division history between neutrophils and macrophages in their development from granulocyte-macrophage progenitors. Br J Haematol 135:725-731, 2006.