• Kobayashi Y, Tian S, Ui-Tei K. (2022)
    Thermodynamic stabilities in the siRNA seed and non-seed regions regulate siRNA off-target effect in opposite direction.
    Research Aspects in Biological Science (Book Publisher International) Vol. 2, Page 117-130.
  • Kobayashi Y, Tian S, Ui-Tei K. (2022)
    siRNA off-target effect is determined by base-pairing stabilities of two different regions with opposite effects.
    Genes (Basel), 13, 319.
  • Kobayashi Y, Fukuhara D, Akase D, Aida M, Ui-Tei K. (2022)
    siRNA Seed Region Is Divided into Two Functionally Different Domains in RNA Interference in Response to 2'-OMe Modifications.
    ACS Omega, 7, 2398-2410.


  • Yoshida T, Asano Y, Ui-Tei K. (2021)
    Modulation of microRNA processing by Dicer via its associated dsRNA binding proteins.
    Noncoding RNA7, 57.
  • Shiomi A, Nagao K, Yokota N, Tsuchiya M, Kato U, Juni N, Hara Y, Mori MX, Mori Y, Ui-Tei K, Murate M, Kobayashi T, Nishino Y, Miyazawa A, Yamamoto A, Suzuki R, Kaufmann S, Tanaka M, Tatsumi K, Nakabe K, Shintaku H, Yesylevsky S, Bogdanov M, Umeda M. (2021)
    Extreme deformability of insect cell membranes is governed by phospholipid scrambling
    Cell Reports35,109219.
    doi: 10.3390/genes12020271
  • Kobayashi Y, Miyamoto K, Aida M, Ui-Tei K. (2021)
    Selection of chemical modifications in the siRNA seed region that repress off-target effect.
    Methods in Molecular BiologyDesign and Delivery of SiRNA Therapeutics, 2282, 17-30. [PDF]
    doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-1298-9_2
  • Munakata F, Suzawa M, Ui-Tei K. (2021)
    Identification of phosphorylated amino acids in human TNRC6A C-terminal region and their effects on the interaction with CCR4-NOT complex.
    Genes (Basel)12, 271 .
    doi: 10.3390/genes12020271


  • Shibata N, Ohoka N, Tsuji G, Demizu Y, Miyazawa K, Ui-Tei K, Akiyama T, Naito M. (2020)
    Deubiquitylase USP25 Prevents Degradation of BCR-ABL Protein and Ensures Proliferation of Ph-positive Leukemia Cells.
    Oncogene39, 3867-3878, 2020.
    doi: 10.1038/s41388-020-1253-0 
  • Takahashi T, Ui-Tei K. 
    Mutual regulation of RNA silencing and the IFN response as an antiviral defense system in mammalian cells.
    Int. J. Mol. Sci. 21, E1348. 2020. [LINK]
    doi: 10.3390/ijms21041348 
  • Komori C, Takahashi T, Nakano Y, Ui-Tei K. (2020)
    TRBP-Dicer interaction enhances HIV-1 TAR RNA translation via TAR microRNA processing, repressing host-cell apoptosis.
    Biol. Open. 9, bio050435, 2020. [LINK]
    doi: 10.1242/bio.050435 



  • Takahashi T, Nakano Y, Onomoto K, Yoneyama M, Ui-Tei K. (2018) 
    Virus sensor RIG-I represses RNA interference by interacting with TRBP through LGP2 in mammalian cells.
    Genes (Basel), 9, 511.[PDF]
  • Takahashi T*, Nakano Y*, Onomoto K, Murakami F, Komori C, Suzuki Y, Yoneyama M, Ui-Tei K. (2018) *same contribution
    LGP2 virus sensor regulates gene expression network mediated by TRBP-bound microRNAs.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 46, 9134-9147.[Link]
    doi: 10.1093/nar/gky575
    [東大理学系プレスリリース] [日経電子版] [東大理学部YouTubeチャンネル・研究室の扉]
  • Ishiguro S*, Galipon J*, Ishii R*, Suzuki Y, Kondo S, Okada-Hatakeyama M, Tomita M, Ui-Tei K. (2018) *same contribution
    Base-pairing probability in the microRNA stem region affects the binding and editing specificity of human A-to-I editing enzymes ADAR1-p110 and ADAR2.
    RNA Biology, 15, 976-989.[PDF]
    doi: 10.1080/15476286.2018.1486658
    dataset ID: DRA007319
  • Galipon J, Ishii R, Ishiguro S, Suzuki Y, Kondo S, Okada-Hatakeyama M, Tomita M, Ui-Tei K. (2018)
    High-quality overlapping paired-end reads for the detection of A-to-I editing on small RNA.
    "miRNA biogenesis"
    Methods Mol. Biol., 1823, 167-183.[PDF]
    doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-8624-8_13
  • Tamura S, Okada M, Kato S, Shinoda Y, Shioda N, Fukunaga K, Ui-Tei K, Ueda M. (2018) 
    Ouabagenin is a naturally occurring LXR ligand without causing hepatic steatosis as a side effect.
    Sci. Rep. 8, 2305.[PDF]
    doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-20663-z


  • Takahashi T, Nakano Y, Ui-Tei K. (2018)
    RNA interference for Nucleic Acid Drug. (review)
    "Gene expression and Regulation in Mammalian Cells-Transcription from general aspects."
    Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, InTechOpenpp.149-162. [PDF]
    doi: 10.5772/intechopen.71965 
    <This chapter has proved to be very popular and downloaded 501 times on August 30th, 2019>
  • Iribe H, Miyamoto K, Takahashi T, Kobayashi Y, Leo J, Aida M, Ui-Tei K. (2017)
    Chemical modification of the siRNA seed region suppresses off-target effects by steric hindrance to base-pairing with targets.
    ACS Omega, 2, 2055-2064, 2017. [PDF]
    doi: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00291 
  • Suzawa M, Noguchi K, Nishi K, Kozuka-Hata H, Oyama M, Ui-Tei K. (2017)
    Comprehensive identification of nuclear and cytoplasmic TNRC6A-associating proteins.
    J. Mol. Biol. 429, 3319-3333. [PDF]
    doi: 10.1016/j.jmb.2017.04.017
  • Wang Q, Ui-Tei K. (2017)
    Computational prediction of CRISPR/Cas9 target sites reveals potential off-target risks in human and mouse.
    "Genome Editing in Animals: Methods and Protocols" (Ed.Hatada I)
    Methods Mol. Biol. 4, 1630, 43-53. [PDF]
    doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7128-2_4
  • Galipon J, Ishii R, Suzuki Y, Tomita M, Ui-Tei K (2017)
    Differential binding of three major human ADAR isoforms to coding and long non-coding transcripts.
    Genes (Basel), 8, E68. [PDF]
  • Ui-Tei K, Maruyama S, Nakano Y. (2017)
    Enhancement of single guide RNA transcription for efficient CRISPR/Cas-based genomic engineering.
    Genome, 1-9. 
    doi: 10.1139/gen-2016-0127


  • Kato M, Huang Y-Y, Matsuo M, Takashina Y, Sasaki K, Horai Y, Juni A, Kamijo S, Saigo K, Ui-Tei K, Tei H. (2016)
    RNAi-mediated knockdown of mouse melanocortin-4 receptor in vitro and in vivo, using an siRNA expression construct based on the mir-187 precursor.
    Exp. Anim. 66, 41-50. [PDF]
    doi: 10.1538/expanim.16-0065.
  • Ui-Tei K. (2016)
    Is the efficiency of RNA silencing evolutionarily regulated ?
    Int. J. Mol. Sci. 17, 719. [PDF]
    doi: 10.3390/ijms17050719.


  • Kamola PJ, Nakano Y, Takahashi T, Wilson PA, Ui-Tei K. (2015)
    The siRNA non-seed region and its target sequences are auxiliary determinants of off-target effects.
    PLoS Comput. Biol. 11, e1004656.[PDF]
    doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004656.
  • Nishi K, Takahashi T, Suzawa M, Miyakawa T, Nagasawa T, Ming Y, Tanokura M, Ui-Tei K, (2015)
    Control of the localization and function of a miRNA silencing component TNRC6A by Argonaute protein.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 43, 9856-9873. [PDF]
    doi: 10.1093/nar/gkv1026.
  • Ishikawa T, Takizawa T, Iwaki J, Mishima T, Ui-Tei K, Takeshita T, Matsubara S, Takizawa T. (2015)
    Fc gamma receptor IIb participates in maternal IgG trafficking of human placental endothelial cells.
    Int. J. Mol. Med. 35, 1273-1789. [PDF]
    doi: 10.3892/ijmm.2015.2141.
  • Naito Y*, Hino K*, Bono H, UI-Tei K. (2015)
    CRISPRdirect: software for designing CRISPR/Cas guide RNA with reduced off-target sites.
    Bioinformatics 31, 1120-1123. [PDF]
    doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu743.


  • Kume H, Hino K, Galipon J, Ui-Tei K. (2014)
    A-to-I editing in the miRNA seed region regulates target mRNA selection and silencing efficiency.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 42, 10050-10060.[PDF]
    doi: 10.1093/nar/gku662
  • Takahashi T, Zenno S, Ishibashi O, Takizawa T, Saigo K, Ui-Tei K. (2014)
    Interactions between the non-seed region of siRNA and RNA-binding RLC/RISC proteins, Ago and TRBP, in mammalian cells.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 42, 5256-5269.[PDF]
    doi: 10.1093/nar/gku153
  • Yukinaga H, Shionyu C, Hirata E, Ui-Tei K, Nagashima T, Kondo S, Okada-Hatakeyama M, Naoki H, Matsuda M. (2014)
    Fluctuation of Rac1 activity is associated with the phenotypic and transcriptional heterogeneity of glioma cells.
    J. Cell Sci. 127, 1805-1815.[PDF]


  • Nagata Y, Shimizu E, Hibio N, Ui-Tei K. (2013)
    Fluctuation of global gene expression by endogenous miRNAs response to the introduction of an exogenous miRNA.
    Int. J. Mol. Sci. 14, 11171-11189.[PDF]
  • Ui-Tei K. (2013)
    Optimal choice of functional and off-target effect-reduced siRNAs for RNAi therapeutics.
    Front. Genet. 4, 107.[PDF]
  • Takahashi T, Miyakawa T, Zenno S, Nishi K, Tanokura M, Ui-Tei K.(2013)
    Distinguishable in vitro binding mode of monomeric TRBP and dimeric PACT with siRNA.
    PLoS ONE 8, e63434.[PDF]
  • Nishi K, Nishi A, Nagasawa T, Ui-Tei K.(2013)
    Human TNRC6A is an Argonaute-navigator protein for microRNA-mediated gene silencing in the nucleus.
    RNA 19, 17-35. [PDF]
  • Naito Y, Ui-Tei K. (2013)
    Designing functional siRNA with reduced off-target effects.
    "siRNA Design"
    Methods Mol. Biol. 942, 57-68.
    doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-119-6_3
  • Ackerman WE 4th, Carter AM, De Mestre AM, Golos TG, Jeschke U, Kusakabe K, Laurent LC, Parast MM, Roberts RM, Robinson JM, Rutherford J, Soma H, Takizawa T, Ui-Tei K, Las GE. (2013)
    IFPA meeting 2012 workshop report I: Comparative placentation and animal models, advanced techniques in placental histopathology, human pluripotent stem cells as a model for trophoblast differentiation
    Placenta, 34, S3-5.


  • Hibio N, Hino K, Shimizu E, Nagata Y, Ui-Tei K. (2012)
    Stability of miRNA 5’ terminal and seed regions is correlated with experimentally observed miRNA-mediated silencing efficacy.
    Sci. Rep. 2, 996. [PubMed]
    doi:10.1038/srep00996, 2012.
  • Ui-Tei K.(2012)
    sdRNA: siRNA with a DNA seed for an efficient and target-gene specific RNA interference.
    Gene Technology. 1, 102. [PDF]
  • Naito Y, Ui-Tei K (2012)
    siRNA design software for a target gene-specific RNA interference.
    Front. Genet. 3, 102. [PDF]
    doi: 10.3389/fgene.2012.00102
  • Ui-Tei K, Nishi K, Takahashi T, Nagasawa T. (2012)
    Thermodynamic control of small RNA-mediated gene silencing.
    Front. Genet. 3, 101. [PDF]
    doi: 10.3389/fgene.2012.00101


  • Mazda M, Nishi K, Naito Y, Ui-Tei K. (2011)
    E-cadherin is transcriptionally activated via suppression of ZEB1 transcriptional repressor by small RNA-mediated gene silencing.
    PLoS ONE. 6, e28688.[PDF]
    Top 25% most cited PLOS ONE article★
  • Yamato K, Egawa K, Endo S, Ui-Tei K, Yamada T, Saigo K, Hyodo I, Kiyano T, Nakagawa I. (2011)
    Enhanced specificity of HPV16 E6E7 siRNA by RNA-DNA chimera modification.
    Cancer Gene Ther. 18, 587-597.[PDF]
  • Sasaki N, Shinomi M, Hirano K, Ui-Tei K, Nishihara S. (2011)
    Lacdinac (Galnacβ1-4glcnac) contributes to self-renewal of mouse embryonic stem cells by regulating LIF/STAT3 signaling.
    Stem Cells. 29, 641-650.[PDF]


  • Tanaka F, Mochizuki T, Liang X, Asanuma H, Tanaka S, Suzuki K, Kitamura SI, Nishikawa A, Ui-Tei K, Hagiya M. (2010)
    Robust and photocontrollable DNA capsules using azobenzenes.
    Nano Lett. 10, 3560-3565.[PDF]
  • Takizawa T, Gemma A, Ui-Tei K, Aizawa Y, Sadovsky Y, Robinson JM, Seike M, Miyake K. (2010)
    Basic and clinical studies on functional RNA molecules for advanced medical technologies.
    J. Nippon Med. Sch. 77, 71-79. [PDF]
  • Taniue K, Nishida A, Hamada F, Sugie A, Oda T, Ui-Tei K, Tabata T, Akiyama T. (2010)
    Sunspot, a link between Wingless signaling and endoreplication in Drosophila.
    Development 137, 1755-1764.[PubMed]
  • Hamada T, Teraoka M, Imaki J, Ui-Tei K, Ladherc R.K, Asahara T. (2010)
    Gene expression of Spag6 in chick central nervous system.
    Anat. Histol. Embryol. 39, 227-32. [PDF]
  • Narikawa K, Nishi K, Naito Y, Mazda M, Ui-Tei K. (2010)
    Genome-wide identification and analysis of miRNAs complementary to upstream of mRNA transcription start sites.
    Gene Silencing: Theory Techniques and Applications, Nova Science Publishers,287-319. [PDF]


  • Naito Y, Yoshimura J, Morishita S, Ui-Tei K. (2009)
    siDirect 2.0: updated software for designing functional siRNA with reduced seed-dependent off-target effect.
    BMC Bioinformatics 10, 392. [PDF]
  • Ui-Tei K, Nishi K, Naito Y, Zenno S, Juni A, Saigo K. (2009)
    Reduced base-base interactions between the DNA seed and RNA target are the major determinants of a significant reduction in the off-target effect due to DNA-seed-containing siRNA.
    Proceedings of the 2009 Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS2009), 298-304. [PDF]
  • Naito Y, Nishi K, Juni A, Ui-Tei K. (2009)
    Functional shRNA expression system with reduced off-target effects.
    Proceedings of the 2009 Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS2009), 291-297. [PDF]
  • Naito Y, Saigo K, Ui-Tei K. (2009)
    Experimental validation of published siRNA design algorithms.
    Small Interfering RNA: New Research, 185-194.
  • Ui-Tei K, Naito Y, Zenno S, Nishi K, Juni A, Tanaka A, Saigo K. (2009)
    Bipartite roles of the central region of the siRNA guide strand in RNA interference due to modified siRNA with a DNA seed arm.
    Research Advances in Nucleic Acids Research, 3, 1-17.


  • Ui-Tei K, Naito Y, Nishi K, Juni A, Saigo K. (2008)
    Thermodynamic stability and Watson-Crick base pairing in the seed duplex are major determinants of the efficiency of the siRNA-based off-target effect.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 36, 7100-7109. [PDF]
  • Ui-Tei K, Zenno S, Naito Y, Takahashi F, Nishi K, Juni A, Tanaka A, Saigo K. (2008)
    DNA-modified siRNA-dependent gene silencing with reduced off-target effect is induced through a pathway parallel to that for siRNA-mediated RNA interference.
    Proceedings of the 2008 Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS2008), 339-345. [PDF]
  • Piao Z-F, Takahashi F, Saigo K, Ui-Tei K. (2008)
    RNAi microarray by reverse transfection of siRNA and shRNA for functional genomics.
    Proceedings of the 2008 Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS2008), 346-351. [PDF]
  • Naito Y, Saigo K, Ui-Tei K. (2008)
    Evaluation of published rational siRNA design algorithms using firefly luciferase gene as a reporter.
    RNA interference research progress, 3-11. [PDF]
  • Okamoto M, Tomonari S, Naito Y, Saigo K, Noji S, Ui-Tei K, Ohuchi H. (2008)
    Introduction of silencing-inducing transgene against Fgf19 does not affect expression of Tbx5 and β3-tubulin in the developing chicken retina.
    Dev. Growth Differ. 50, 159-168. [PubMed]
  • Ui-Tei K, Naito Y, Zenno S, Nishi K, Yamato K, Takahashi F, Juni A, Saigo K. (2008)
    Functional dissection of siRNA sequence by systematic DNA substitution: modified siRNA with a DNA seed arm is a powerful tool for mammalian gene silencing with significantly reduced off-target effect.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 36, 2136-2151. [PDF]
  • Yamato K, Yamada T, Kizaki M, Ui-Tei K, Natori Y, Fujino M, Nishihara T, Ikeda Y, Nasu Y, Saigo K, Yoshinouchi M. (2008)
    New highly potent and specific E6 and E7 siRNAs for treatment of HPV16 positive cervical cancer.
    Cancer Gene Ther. 15, 140-153. [PDF]
  • Sasaki N, Okishio K, Ui-Tei K, Saigo K, Kinoshita-Toyoda A, Toyoda H, Nishimura T, Suda Y, Hayasaka M, Hanaoka K, Hitoshi S, Ikenaka K, Nishihara S. (2008)
    Heparan sulfate regulates self-renewal and pluripotency of embryonic stem cells.
    J. Biol. Chem. 283, 3594-3606. [PDF]


  • Nishi K, Saigo K. (2007)
    Cellular internalization of green fluorescence protein fused with herpes simplex virus protein VP22 via a lipid-raft-mediated endocytic pathway independent of caveolae and Rho family GTPases but dependent on dynamin and Arf6.
    J. Biol. Chem. 282, 27503-27517. [PDF]
  • Nishimura I, Ui-Tei K, Saigo K, Ishii H, Sakuma Y, Kato M. (2007)
    17β-estradiol at physiological concentrations augments Ca2+-activated K+ currents via estrogen receptor β in the GnRH neuronal cell line GT1-7.
    Endocrinology 149, 774-782. [PDF]
  • Ui-Tei K, Zenno S, Saigo K.(2007)
    Sequence requirements for effective mammalian RNAi induced by short double-stranded RNAs equal to or more than 22bp in length.
    Antisense Elements (Genetics) Research Focus, 141-160.[PDF]
  • Naito Y,Nohtomi K, Onogi T, Uenishi R, Ui-Tei K, Saigo K, Takebe Y. (2007)
    Optimal design and validation of antiviral siRNA for targeting HIV-1.
    Retrovirology 6, 80.[PDF]
  • Kojima S, Matsumoto K, Hirose M, Shimada M, Nagano M, Shigeyoshi Y, Hoshino SI, Ui-Tei K, Saigo K, Green CB, Sakaki Y, Tei H. (2007)
    LARK activates posttranscriptional expression of an essential mammalian clock protein, PERIOD1.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104, 1859-1864. [PDF]
  • Ui-Tei K, Naito Y, Saigo K. (2007)
    Guidelines for the selection of effective short-interfering RNA sequences for functional genomics.
    Methods Mol. Biol. 361, 201-216. [PubMed]


  • Ui-Tei K, Naito Y, Saigo K. (2006)
    Essential notes regarding the design of functional siRNAs for efficient mammalian RNAi.
    J. Biomed. Biotechnol. 2006, 65052. [PDF]
  • siVirus web server at
    Naito Y, Ui-Tei K, Nishikawa T, Takebe Y, Saigo K. (2006)
    siVirus: web-based antiviral siRNA design software for highly divergent viral sequences.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 34, W448-W450. [PDF]
  • Kamiyama S, Sasaki N, Goda E, Ui-Tei K, Saigo K, Narimatsu H, Jigami Y, Kannagi R, Irimura T, Nishihara S. (2006)
    Molecular cloning and characterization of a novel 3′-phosphoadenosine 5′-phosphosulfate transporter, PAPST2.
    J. Biol. Chem. 281, 10945-10953. [PDF]


  • Ui-Tei K, Zenno S, Juni A, Saigo K. (2005)
    RNAi induced in mammalian and Drosophila cells via transfection of dimers and trimers of short interfering RNA.
    J. RNAi Gene Silencing 1, 79-87. [PDF]
  • dsCheck web server at
    Naito Y, Yamada T, Matsumiya T, Ui-Tei K, Saigo K, Morishita S. (2005)
    dsCheck: highly sensitive off-target search software for double-stranded RNA-mediated RNA interference.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 33, W589-W591. [PDF]
  • Takahashi M, Takahashi F, Ui-Tei K, Kojima T, Saigo K. (2005)
    Requirements of genetic interactions between Src42A, armadillo and shotgun, a gene encoding E-cadherin, for normal development in Drosophila.
    Development 132, 2547-2559.[PDF]
  • Niimura M, Isoo N, Takasugi N, Tsuruoka M, Ui-Tei K, Saigo K, Morohashi Y, Tomita T, Iwatsubo T. (2005)
    Aph-1 contributes to the stabilization and trafficking of the gamma-secretase complex through mechanisms involving intermolecular and intramolecular interactions.
    J. Biol. Chem. 280, 12967-12975. [PDF]


  • Takagi Y, Nomizu M, Ui-Tei K, Tokushige N, Hirohashi S. (2004)
    Active sites in the carboxyl-terminal region of the laminin alpha chain in Drosophila neuronal cell spreading.
    Arch. Insect. Biochem. Physiol. 56, 162-169. [PubMed]
  • siDirect web server at
    Naito Y, Yamada T, Ui-Tei K, Morishita S, Saigo K. (2004)
    siDirect: highly effective, target-specific siRNA design software for mammalian RNA interference.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 32, W124-W129. [PDF]
    Top web server issue paper 2004, Nucleic Acids Research, Oxford University Press Award★
  • Ui-Tei K, Ueda R, Zenno S, Takahashi F, Doi N, Naito Y, Yamamoto M, Hashimoto N, Takahashi K, Hamada T, Tokunaga T, Saigo K. (2004)
    RNA-interference, induced by transient and continuous expression of hairpin RNA in cells from Drosophila and mammals.
    Mol. Biol. 38, 276-287. [PubMed]
  • Ui-Tei K, Naito Y, Takahashi F, Haraguchi T, Ohki-Hamazaki H, Juni A, Ueda R, Saigo K. (2004)
    Guidelines for the selection of highly effective siRNA sequences for mammalian and chick RNA interference.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 32, 936-948. [PDF]
    Top standard category paper 2004, Nucleic Acids Research, Oxford University Press Award★
  • Mishima T, Hamada T, Ui-Tei K, Takahashi F, Miyata Y, Imaki J, Suzuki H, Yamashita K. (2004)
    Expression of DDAH1 in chick and rat embryos.
    Dev. Brain Res. 148, 223-232. [PDF]


  • Kato M, Ui-Tei K, Watanabe M, Sakuma Y. (2003)
    Characterization of voltage-gated calcium currents in gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons tagged with green fluorescent protein in rats.
    Endocrinology 144, 5118-5125. [PDF]
  • Iwabuchi M, Ui-Tei K, Yamada K, Matsuda Y, Sakai Y, Tanaka K, Ohki-Hamazaki H. (2003)
    Molecular cloning and characterization of avian bombesin-like peptide receptors: new tools for investigating molecular basis for ligand selectivity.
    Br. J. Pharmacol. 139, 555-566. [PDF]
  • Doi N, Zenno S, Ueda R, Ohki-Hamazaki H, Ui-Tei K, Saigo K. (2003)
    Short-interfering-RNA-mediated gene silencing in mammalian cells requires Dicer and eIF2C translation initiation factors.
    Curr. Biol. 13, 41-46. [PDF]


  • Hamada T, Ui-Tei K, Imaki J, Takahashi F, Onodera H, Mishima T, Miyata Y. (2002)
    The expression of SCDGF/PDGF-C/fallotein and SCDGF-B/PDGF-D in the rat central nervous system.
    Mech. Dev. 112, 161-164. [PDF]
  • Seike M, Gemma A, Hosoya Y, Hosomi Y, Okano T, Kurimoto F, Uematsu K, Tekenaka K, Yoshimura A, Shibuya M, Ui-Tei K, Kudoh S. (2002)
    The pomoter region of the human BUBR1 gene and its expression analysis in lung cancer.
    Lung Cancer 38, 229-234. [PDF]
  • Uwo MF, Ui-Tei K, Park P, Takeda M. (2002)
    Replacement of midgut epithelium in the greater wax moth, Galleria mellonela, during larval-pupal moult.
    Cell Tissue Res. 308, 319-331. [PDF]


  • Piao ZF, Ui-Tei K, Nagano M, Miyata Y. (2001)
    Participation of Intracellular Ca2+/calmodulin and Protein Kinase(s) in the Pathway of Apoptosis Induced by a Drosophila Cell Death Gene, reaper.
    Mol. Cell. Biol. Res. Commun. 4, 307-312. [PDF]
  • Hamada T, Ui-Tei K, Imaki J, Miyata Y. (2001)
    Molecular Cloning of SCDGF-B, a Novel Growth Factor Homologous to SCDGF/PDGF-C/fallotein.
    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 280, 733-737. [PDF]


  • Ui-Tei K, Zenno S, Miyata Y, Saigo K. (2000)
    Sensitive assay of RNA interference in Drosophila and chinese hamster cultured cells using firefly luciferase gene as target.
    FEBS Lett. 479, 79-82. [PDF]
  • Ui-Tei K, Nagano M, Miyata Y. (2000)
    Calmodulin-dependent and -independent apoptosis in cells of a Drosophila neuronal cell line.
    Apoptosis 5, 133-140. [PDF]
  • Nagano M, Ui-Tei K, Suzuki H, Piao Z, Miyata Y. (2000)
    CDK inhibitors suppress apoptosis induced by chemicals and by excessive expression of a cell death gene, reaper, in Drosophila cell.
    Apoptosis 5, 543-550. [PDF]
  • Usui-Aoki K, Ito, H, Ui-Tei K, Takahashi K, Lukacsovich T, Awano W, Nakata H, Piao ZF, Nilsson EE, Tomida J, Yamamoto D.(2000)
    Formation of the male-specific muscle in female Drosophila by ectopic fruitless expression.
    Nat. Cell Biol. 2, 500-506. [PDF]
  • Hamada T, Ui-Tei K, Miyata Y. (2000)
    A novel gene derived from developing spinal cords, SCDGF, is a unique member of the PDGF/VEGF family.
    FEBS Lett. 475, 97-102. [PDF]
  • Takagi Y, Ui-Tei K, Hirohashi Y. (2000)
    Adhesion-dependent tyrosine phosphorylation of Enabled in Drosophila neuronal cell line.
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