Takeda Y, Kato T, Nemoto N, Araki A, Gazi Md Yeashin, Nara H, Asao H. Systemic neutrophil migration and rapid consumption of neutrophils in spleen. Data in Brief in the press, 2018.

Takeda Y, Kato T, Nemoto N, Araki A, Gazi Md Yeashin, Nara H, Asao H. Augmentation of the expression of the eotaxin receptor on duodenal neutrophils by IL-21. Cytokine110, 194-203, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.cyto.2018.05.007

Nishise S, Takeda Y, Nara H, Abe Y, Sasaki Y, Asao H, Ueno Y. Adsorption of Soluble Immunoglobulin-Type Adhesion Molecules to Cellulose Acetate Beads. Ther Apher Dial. in the press, 2018. DOI: 10.1111/1744-9987.12693.

Nara H, Komatsu M, Tekeda Y, Araki A, Akhter N, Asao H. Interleukin-21 attenuates FITC-induced contact hypersensitivity response via regulation of dendritic cell function. J Invest Dermatol. in the press, 2018.

Jin L, Nara H, Rahman M, Takeda Y, Araki A, Asao H. Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase SHP-2 Is Involved in the Interleukin-21-Induced Activation of Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase 1/2. Tohoku J Exp Med. 244, 187-193, 2018.

Takeda Y, Nara H, Asao H. Analysis of signal transducers using flow cytometry is useful for detection of contractive and fluctuating signal. Yamagata Med J. 35, 21-32, 2017.

Nishise S, Takeda Y, Abe Y, Sasaki Y, Nara H, Asao H, Ueno Y. Effect of Temperature on Granulocyte and Monocyte Adsorption to Cellulose Acetate Beads. Ther Apher Dial. 21, 248–254, 2017. DOI: 10.1111/1744-9987.12558.

Takeda Y, Shimomura T, Asao H, Wakabayashi I. Relationship between Immunological Abnormalities in Rat Models of Diabetes Mellitus and the Amplification Circuits for Diabetes. J Diabetes Res. 2017, 2017. DOI: 10.1155/2017/4275851.

Akhter N, Takeda Y, Nara H. Araki A, Ishii N, Asao N, Asao H. Apurinic/Apyrimidinic Endonuclease 1/Redox Factor-1 (Ape1/Ref-1) Modulates Antigen Presenting Cell-Mediated T Helper Cell Type 1 Responses. J Biol Chem. 291, 23672-23680, 2016. DOI 10.1074/jbc.M116.742353.

Takeda Y, Kato T, Ito H, Kurota Y, Yamagishi A, Sakurai T, Araki A, Nara H, Tsuchiya N, Asao H. The pattern of GPI-80 expression is a useful marker for unusual myeloid maturation in peripheral blood. Clin Exp Immunol. 186, 373-386, 2016. DOI: 10.1111/cei.12859.

Tachibana H, Sho R, Takeda Y, Zhang X, Yoshida Y, Narimatsu H, Otani K, Ishikawa S, Fukao A, Asao H, Iino M. Circulating miR-223 in Oral Cancer: Its Potential as a Novel Diagnostic Biomarker and Therapeutic Target. PLoS One 11(7):e0159693, 2016.

Takeda Y, Marumo M, Nara H, Feng Z-G, Asao H, Wakabayashi I. Selective induction of anti-inflammatory monocyte-platelet aggregates in a model of pulsatile blood flow at low shear rates. Platelets 27, 583-592, 2016.

Asao H. Interleukin-2. Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801238-3.04058-7

Takeda Y, Nara H, Araki A and Asao H; Human peripheral neutrophils express functional IL-21 receptors. Inflammation 37, 1521-1532, 2014.

Onoda T, Kanno M, Sato H, Takahashi N, Izumino H, Ohta H, Emura T, Katoh H, Ohizumi H, Ohtake H, Asao H, Dehner LP, Hill AD, Hayasaka K and Mitsui T; Identification of Novel ALK Rearrangement A2M–ALK in a Neonate with Fetal Lung Interstitial Tumor. Genes Chromosomes Cancer 53, 865-874, 2014.

古川孝俊、武田裕司、浅尾裕信、太田伸男、石田晃弘、鈴木祐輔、欠畑誠治; 副鼻腔手術を行った高IgE症候群症例とその免疫学的検討, 耳鼻免疫アレルギー(JJIAO) 32(4): 221-225, 2014.

Araki A, Nara H, Rahman M, Onoda T, Li J, Juliana FM, Jin L, Murata K, Takeda Y and Asao H; Role of Interleukin-21 isoform in dextran sulfate sodium (DSS)-induced colitis. Cytokine 62, 262-271, 2013.

Nara H, Rahman M, Araki A, Jin L, Takeda Y and Asao H; IL-21 isoform is a membrane-bound ligand and activates directly interacted cells. Cytokine 61, 656-663, 2013.

Juliana FM, Nara H, Onoda T, Rahman M, Araki A, Jin L, Fujii H, Tanaka N, Hoshino T and Asao H; Apurinic/apyrimidinic endonuclease1/redox factor-1 (Ape1/Ref-1) is essential for IL-21-induced signal transduction through ERK1/2 pathway. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 420, 628-634, 2012.

Takashita E, Muraki Y, Sugawara K, Asao H, Nishimura H, Suzuki K, Tsuji T, Hongo S, Ohara Y, Kawaoka Y, Ozawa M, Matsuzaki Y. Intrinsic Temperature Sensitivity of Influenza C Virus Hemagglutinin-Esterase-Fusion Protein. J Virol. 86, 13108-13111, 2012.

Nara H, Onoda T, Rahman M, Araki A, Juliana FM, Tanaka N and Asao H; WSB-1, a novel IL-21 receptor binding molecule, enhances the maturation of IL-21 receptor. Cell Immunol. 269, 54-59, 2011.

Nara H, Onoda T, Rahman M, Araki A, Juliana FM, Tanaka N and Asao H; Regulation of interleukin-21 receptor expression and its signal transduction by WSB-2. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 392, 171-177, 2010.

Li J, Nara H, Rahman M, Juliana FM, Araki A and Asao H; Impaired IL-7 signaling may explain a case of atypical JAK3-SCID. Cytokine 49, 221-228, 2010.

Tojo N, Kashiwagi Y, Nishitsuka K, Yamamoto S, Asao H, Sugawara N, Yamashita T, Yamamoto T, and Yamashita H; Interactions between vitreous-derived cells and vascular endothelial cells in vitreoretinal diseases. Acta Ophthalmol. 88, 564-570, 2010.

Mizuguchi M, Asao H, Hara T, Higuchi M, Fijii M and Nakamura M; Transcriptional Activation of the Interleukin-21 Gene and Its Receptor Gene by Human T-cell Leukemia Virus Type 1 Tax in Human T-cells. J. Biol. Chem. 284, 25501-25511, 2009.

Onoda T, Rahman M, Nara H, Araki A, Makabe K, Tsumoto K, Kumagai I, Kudo T, Ishii N, Tanaka N, Sugamura K, Hayasaka K and Asao H; Human CD4+ central and effector memory T cells produce IL-21; Effect on cytokine-driven proliferation of CD4+ T cell subsets. Int. Immunol. 19, 1191-1199, 2007.

Rahman M, Nara H, Onoda T, Araki A, Li J. Hoshino T. and Asao H; Cloning and Characterization of an Isoform of Interleukin-21. FEBS Letters 581, 4001-4009,  2007.

Mizuguchi M, Higuchi M, Fujii M, Asao H and Nakamura M; HTLV-I tax induces IL-21 and IL-21R gene expression. AIDS Res. Hum. Retrov. 23, 626, 2007.

Iuchi Y, Okada F, Onuma K, Onoda T, Asao H, Kobayashi M and Fujii J; Elevated oxidative stress in erythrocytes due to a SOD1 deficiency causes anaemia and triggers autoantibody production. Biochem. J. 402, 19-27, 2007.

Arawaka S, Wada M, Goto S, Karube H, Sakamoto M, Ren CH, Koyama S, Nagasawa H, Kimura H, Kawanami T, Kurita K, Tajima K, Daimon M, Baba M, Kido T, Saino S, Goto K, Asao H, Kitanaka C, Takashita E, Hongo S, Nakamura T, Kayama T, Suzuki Y, Kobayashi K, Katagiri T, Kurokawa K, Kurimura M, Toyoshima I, Niizato K, Tsuchiya K, Iwatsubo T, Muramatsu M, Matsumine H, Kato T.; The role of G-protein-coupled receptor kinase 5 in pathogenesis of sporadic Parkinson's disease. J Neurosci. 26, 9227-9238, 2006.

Kobayashi H, Tanaka N, Asao H, Miura S, Kyuuma M, Semura K, Ishii N, Sugamura K;    Hrs, a mammalian master molecule in vesicular transport and protein-sorting, suppresses the degradation of ESCRT proteins STAM1 and STAM2. J Biol Chem. 280, 10468-10477, 2005.

Kitasato Y, Hoshino T, Okamoto M, Kato S, Koda Y, Nagata N, Kinoshita M, Koga H, Yoon DY, Asao H, Ohmoto H, Koga T, Rikimaru T and Aizawa H; Enhanced expression of IL-18 and its receptor in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 6, 619-625, 2004.

Kanazawa C, Morita E, Yamada M, Ishii N, Miura S, Asao H, Yoshimori T and Sugamura K; Effects of deficiencies of STAMs and Hrs, mammalian class E Vps proteins, on receptor downregulation. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 309, 848-856, 2003.

Asao H; Mechanism of Interleukin 2-induced Siganal Transduction. Yamagata Med. J. 21, 141-154, 2003.

Kikuchi K, Ishii N, Asao H and Sugamura K; Identification of AMSH-LP containing a Jab1/MPN domain metalloenzyme motif. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 306, 637-643, 2003.

Morita E, Nakashima A, Asao H, Sato H and Sugamura K; Human parvovirus B19 non-structural protein (NS1) induces cell cycle arrest at G1 phase. J. Virol. 77, 2915-2921, 2003. 

Kunzmann S, Wohlfahrt JG, Itoh S, Asao H, Komada M, Akdis CA, Blaser K and Schmidt-Weber CB; SARA and Hgs attenuate susceptibility to TGF-β1-mediated T-cell suppression. FASEB J.17, 194-202, 2003. 


Yamada M, Ishii N, Asao H, Murata K, Kanazawa C, Sasaki H and Sugamura K; Signal transducing adaptor molecule STAM1 and STAM2 are required for T-cell development and survival. Mol. Cell. Biol. 22, 8648-8658, 2002. 

Katz M, Shtiegman K, Tal-Or P, Yakir L, Mosesson Y, Harari D, Machluf Y, Asao H, Jovin T, Sugamura K, Yarden Y; Ligand-Independent Degradation of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Involves Receptor Ubiquitylation and Hgs, an Adaptor Whose Ubiquitin-Interacting Motif Targets Ubiquitylation by Nedd4. Traffic 3, 740-751, 2002. 

Ishii N, Owada Y, Yamada M, Miura S, Murata K, Asao H, Kondo H and Sugamura K; Loss of Neurons in the Hippocampus and Cerebral Cortex of AMSH-Deficient Mice. Mol. Cell. Biol. 21, 8626-8637, 2001. 

Itoh F, Asao H, Sugamura K, Heldin CH, ten Dijke P and Itoh S; Promoting bone morphogenetic protein signaling through nagative regulation of inhibitory smads. EMBO J. 20, 4132-4142 ,2001. 

Kikuchi, K., Kawasaki, Y., Ishii, N., Sasaki, Y., Asao, H., Takeshita, T., Miyoshi, I., Kasai, N. and Sugamura, K.; Suppression of Thymic Development by the Dominant- negative Form of Gads. Int. Immunol., 13, 777-783, 2001. 

Asao, H., Okuyama, C., Kumaki, K., Ishii, N., Tsuchiya, S., Foster, D. and Sugamura, K.; The common gamma chain (γc) is an indispensable subunit of the IL-21 receptor complex. J. Immunol., 167, 1-5, 2001. 

Morita, E., Tada, K., Chisaka, H., Asao, H., Sato, H., Yaegashi, N. and Sugamura, K.; Human parvovirus B19 induces cell cycle arrest at G2 phase with accumulation of mitotic cyclines. J. Virol., 75, 7555-7563, 2001. 

Asao, H. and Fu, X-Y.: Interferon-gamma has dual potentials in inhibiting or promoting cell proliferation.  J. Biol. Chem., 275, 867-874, 2000. 

Endo, K., Takeshita, T., Kasai, H., Sasaki, Y., Tanaka, N., Asao, H., Kikuchi, K., Yamada, M., Chen, M., O'Shea, J. J. and Sugamura, K. : STAM2, a new member of the STAM femily, binding to the Janus kinases. FEBS Lett., 477, 55-61, 2000. 

Miura, S., Takeshita, T., Asao, H., Kimura, Y., Murata, K., Sasaki, Y., Hanai, J., Beppu, H., Tsukazaki, T., Wrana, J. L., Miyazono, K. and Sugamura, K.: Hgs (Hrs), a FYVE domain protein, is involved in Smad signaling through cooperation with SARA. Mol. Cell. Biol., 20, 9346-9355, 2000. 

Tanaka, N., Kaneko, K., Asao, H., Kasai, H., Endo, Y., Fujita, T., Takeshita, T. and Sugamura, K.: Possible involvement of a novel STAM- associated molecule "AMSH" in intracellular signal transduction mediated by cytokines. J. Biol. Chem., 274, 19129-19135, 1999. 

Takeshita, T., Arita, T., Higuchi, M., Asao, H., Endo, K., Kuroda, H., Tanaka, N., Murata, K., Ishii, N., and Sugamura, K. : STAM, Signal transducing adaptor molecule, is associated with Janus Kinases and involved in signaling for cell growth and c-myc induction. Immunity, 6,449-457, 1997. 

Asao, H., Sasaki, Y., Arita, T., Tanaka, N., Endo, K., Kasai, H., Takeshita, T., Endo, Y., Fujita, T. and Sugamura, K : Hrs is associated with STAM, a signal-transducing adaptor molecule. J. Biol. Chem., 272, 32785-32787, 1997. 

Higuchi, M., Asao, H., Tanaka, N., Oda, K., Takeshita, T. and Sugamura, K.: Regulation of IL-2 signaling. Leukemia, 11, 416-417, 1997. 

Oda, K., Asao, H., Higuchi, M., Tanaka, N., Moffatt, S., Nakamura, M., Tabayashi, K. and Sugamura, K. : Induction of IL-1β-converting enzyme-independent apoptosis by IL-2 in human T cell lines. Int. Immunol., 9, 1303-1310, 1997. 

Sugamura, K., Asao, H., Kondo, M., Tanaka, N., Ishii, N., Ohbo, K., Nakamura, M. and Takeshita, T.: The interleukin 2 receptor γ chain: its role in the multiple cytokine receptor complexes and T cell development in XSCID. Annu. Rev. Immunol.,14, 179-205, 1996. 

Takeshita, T., Arita, T., Asao, H., Tanaka, N., Higuchi, M., Kuroda, H., Kaneko, K., Munakata, H., Endo, Y., Fujita,T. and Sugamura, K. : Cloning of a Novel Signal-Transducing Adaptor Molecule Containing an Sh3 Domain and ITAM. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 225, 1035-1039, 1996. 

Ohbo, K., Asao, H., Kouro, T., Nakamura, M., Takaki, S., Kikuchi, Y., Hirokawa, K., Tominaga, A., Takatsu, K. and Sugamura, K.: Demonstration of a cross-talk between IL-2 and IL-5 in phosphorylation of IL-2 and IL-5 receptor β chains. Int. Immunol., 8, 951-960, 1996. 

Higuchi, M., Asao, H., Tanaka, N., Oda, K., Takeshita, T., Nakamura, M., Van Snick, J. and Sugamura, K.: Dispensability of Jak1 tyrosine kinase for interleukin-2-induced cell growth signaling in a human T cell line. Eur. J. Immunol., 26, 1322-1327, 1996. 

Sugamura, K., Asao, H., Kondo, M., Tanaka, N., Ishii, N., Nakamura, M. and Takeshita, T.: The common γ chain for multiple cytokine receptors. Adv. Immunol., 59, 225-277, 1995. 

Asao, H., Tanaka, N., Ishii, N., Higuchi, M., Takeshita, T., Nakamura, M., Shirasawa, T. and Sugamura, K. : Interleukin 2-induced activation of JAK3:  possible involvement in signal transduction for c-myc induction and cell proliferation.  FEBS Letters, 351, 201-206, 1994. 

Ishii, N., Asao, H., Kimura, Y., Takeshita, T., Nakamaura, M., Tsuchiya, S., Konno, T., Maeda, M., Uchiyama, T. and Sugamura, K.: Impairment of ligand binding and growth signaling of mutant IL-2 receptor γ chains in patients with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency. J. Immunol., 153, 1310-1317, 1994. 

Tanaka, N., Asao, H., Ohbo, K., Ishii, N., Takeshita, T., Nakamaura, M. and Sugamura, K.: Physical association of JAK1 and JAK2 tyrosine kinases with the interleukin 2 receptor β and γ chains. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA., 91, 7271-7275, 1994. 

Nakamura, M., Asao, H., Takeshita, T. and Sugamura, K.: Interleukin-2 receptor heterotrimer complex and intracellular signaling.  Seminars in Immunology, 5, 309-317, 1993. 

Kumaki, S., Kondo, M., Takeshita, T., Asao, H., Nakamura, M. and Sugamura, K.: Cloning of the mouse interleukin 2 receptor γ chain: Demonstration of functional differences between the mouse and human receptors.  Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun, 193, 356-363, 1993. 

Asao, H., Takeshita, T., Ishii, N., Kumaki, S., Nakamura, M., and Sugamura, K.: Reconstitution of the functional IL-2 receptor complexes on fibroblastoid cells: Involvement of the cytoplasmic domain of the γ chain in two distinct signaling pathways. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. , 90, 4127-4131, 1993. 

Takeshita, T., Asao, H., Ohtani, K., Ishii N., Kumaki, S., Tanaka, N., Munakata, H., Nakamura, M. and Sugamura, K.: Cloning of the γ chain of the human IL-2 receptor. Science, 257, 379-382, 1992. 

Asao, H., Kumaki, S., Takeshita, T., Nakamura, M. and Sugamura, K.:  IL-2-dependent in vivo and in vitro tyrosine phosphorylation of IL-2 receptor γ chain.  FEBS Letters, 304, 141-145, 1992. 

Takeshita, T., Ohtani, K., Asao, H., Kumaki, S., Nakamura, M. and Sugamura, K.: An associated molecule, p64, with IL-2 receptor β chain: its possible involvement in formation of the functional IL-2 receptor complex.  J. Immunol., 148, 2154-2158, 1992. 

Ohbo, K., Takeshita, T., Asao, H., Kurahayashi, Y., Tada, K., Mori, H., Hatakeyama, M., Taniguchi, T. and Sugamura, K.: Monoclonal antibodies defining distinct epitopes of the human IL-2 receptor β chain and their differential effects on IL-2 responses. J. Immunol. Methods, 142, 61-72, 1991. 

Sugamura, K., Asao, H., Suzuki, J. and Takeshita, T.: Identification of a third component, γ chain (p64), of interleukin 2 receptor. In " Cytokines: Basic principles and clinical applications", Romagnani, S. and Abbas, A.K. eds., Raven Press, New York, pp145-146, 1990. 

Takeshita, T., Asao, H., Suzuki, J. and Sugamura, K.: An associated molecule, p64, with high-affinity interleukin 2 receptor.  Int. Immunol., 2, 477-480, 1990. 

Asao, H., Takeshita, T., Nakamura, M., Nagata, K. and Sugamura, K.:  The evidence for the IL-2 receptor β chain processing from p70 to p75.  Int. Immunol., 2, 470-472, 1990. 

Asao, H., Takeshita, T., Nagata, K., Nakamura, M. and Sugamura, K.:  Interleukin 2 (IL-2)-induced tyrosine phosphorylation of IL-2 receptor p75.  J. Exp. Med., 171, 637-644, 1990. 

Suzuki, J., Takeshita, T., Ohbo, K., Asao, H., Tada, K. and Sugamura, K.: IL-2 receptor subunit, p75: direct demonstration of its IL-2 binding ability by using a novel monoclonal antibody. Int. Immunol., 1, 373-377, 1989. 

Takeshita, T., Goto, Y., Tada, K., Nagata, K., Asao, H. and Sugamura, K.:  Monoclonal antibody defining a molecule possibly identical to the p75 subunit of interleukin 2 receptor. J. Exp. Med., 169, 1323-1332, 1989.