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Name Takeichi Masatoshi Takeichi, Masatoshi
Section Section II, Fourth Subsection
Date of Election 2000/12/12
Speciality Developmental Biology・Cell Biology
Selected Bibliography
    1. Takeichi, M. (1977) Functional correlation between cell adhesive properties and some cell surface proteins. J. Cell Biol. 75, 464-474.
    2. Yoshida, N. and Takeichi, M. (1982) Teratocarcinoma cell adhesion: Identification of a cell surface protein involved in calcium-dependent cell aggregation. Cell 28, 217-224.
    3. Hatta, K. and Takeichi, M. (1986) Expression of N-cadherin adhesion molecules associated with early morphogenetic events in chicken embryos. Nature 320, 447-449.
    4. Nagafuchi, A., Shirayoshi, Y., Okazaki, K., Yasuda, K. and Takeichi, M. (1987) Transformation of cell adhesion properties by exogenously introduced E-cadherin cDNA. Nature 329, 341-343.
    5. Matsunaga, M., Hatta, K. and Takeichi, M. (1988) Role of N-cadherin cell adhesion molecules in the histogenesis of neural retina. Neuron 1, 289-295.
    6. Nose, A., Nagafuchi, A. and Takeichi, M. (1988) Expressed recombinant cadherins mediate cell sorting in model systems. Cell 54, 993-1001.
    7. Hirano, S., Kimoto, N., Shimoyama, Y., Hirohashi, S. and Takeichi, M. (1992) Identification of a neural alpha-catenin as a key regulator of cadherin function and multicellular organization. Cell 70, 293-301.
    8. Uchida, N., Honjo, Y., Johnson, K.R., Wheelock, M.J. and Takeichi, M. (1996) The catenin/cadherin adhesion system is localized in synaptic junctions bordering the transmitter release zone. J. Cell Biol. 135, 767-779.
    9. Togashi, H., Abe, K., Mizoguchi, A., Chisaka, O., and Takeichi, M. (2002) Cadherin regulates dendritic spine morphogenesis. Neuron 35, 77-89.
    10. Kametani, Y., and Takeichi, M. (2007) Basal-to-apical cadherin flow at cell junctions. Nature Cell Biol., 9, 92-98.
    11. Meng, W., Mushika, Y., Ichii, T., and Takeichi, M. (2008) Anchorage of microtubule minus-ends to adherens junctions regulates epithelial cell-cell contacts. Cell 135, 948-959.
    12. Nishimura, Y., Honda, and Takeichi. M. (2012) Planar cell polarity links axes of spatial dynamics in neural tube closure. Cell 25, 1084-1097.
    13. Vassilev, V., Platek, A., Hiver, S., Enomoto, H., and Takeichi, M. (2017) Catenins Steer Cell Migration via Stabilization of Front-Rear Polarity. Dev Cell. 43, 463-479.
    14. Ito, S., Okuda, S., Abe, M., Fujimoto, M., Onuki, T., Nishimura, T., and Takeichi, M. (2017) Induced cortical tension restores functional junctions in adhesion-defective carcinoma cells. Nature Communications 8, 1834.

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