• Publications
  • Influence
MassBank: a public repository for sharing mass spectral data for life sciences.
MassBank is the first public repository of mass spectra of small chemical compounds for life sciences (<3000 Da). The database contains 605 electron-ionization mass spectrometry (EI-MS), 137 fastExpand
  • 1,148
  • 82
Trans-Synaptic Interaction of GluRδ2 and Neurexin through Cbln1 Mediates Synapse Formation in the Cerebellum
Elucidation of molecular mechanisms that regulate synapse formation is required for the understanding of neural wiring, higher brain functions, and mental disorders. Despite the wealth of in vitroExpand
  • 355
  • 38
  • PDF
Identification and Characterization of a Novel Lysophosphatidic Acid Receptor, p2y5/LPA6*
p2y5 is an orphan G protein-coupled receptor that is closely related to the fourth lysophosphatidic acid (LPA) receptor, LPA4. Here we report that p2y5 is a novel LPA receptor coupling to the G13-RhoExpand
  • 218
  • 25
Serum Lysophosphatidic Acid Is Produced through Diverse Phospholipase Pathways*
Lysophosphatidic acid (LPA) is a lipid mediator with multiple biological activities that accounts for many biological properties of serum. LPA is thought to be produced during serum formation basedExpand
  • 371
  • 22
  • PDF
The Surface of Lipid Droplets Is a Phospholipid Monolayer with a Unique Fatty Acid Composition*
We found that caveolin-2 is targeted to the surface of lipid droplets (Fujimoto, T., Kogo, H., Ishiguro, K., Tauchi, K., and Nomura, R. (2001) J. Cell Biol. 152, 1079–1085) and hypothesized that theExpand
  • 550
  • 16
  • PDF
A Single Enzyme Catalyzes Both Platelet-activating Factor Production and Membrane Biogenesis of Inflammatory Cells
Platelet-activating factor (PAF) is a potent proinflammatory lipid mediator eliciting a variety of cellular functions. Lipid mediators, including PAF are produced from membrane phospholipids byExpand
  • 184
  • 16
The Lipid Mediator Protectin D1 Inhibits Influenza Virus Replication and Improves Severe Influenza
Influenza A viruses are a major cause of mortality. Given the potential for future lethal pandemics, effective drugs are needed for the treatment of severe influenza such as that caused by H5N1Expand
  • 288
  • 14
  • PDF
Fatty acid remodeling of GPI-anchored proteins is required for their raft association.
Whereas most of the cellular phosphatidylinositol (PI) contain unsaturated fatty chains and are excluded from rafts, GPI-anchored proteins (APs) unusually contain two saturated fatty chains in theirExpand
  • 168
  • 13
Cloning and Characterization of Mouse Lung-type Acyl-CoA:Lysophosphatidylcholine Acyltransferase 1 (LPCAT1)
Phosphatidylcholine (1,2-diacyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine, PC), is an important constituent of biological membranes. It is also the major component of serum lipoproteins and pulmonary surfactant.Expand
  • 172
  • 12
  • PDF
A Novel Phosphatidic Acid-selective Phospholipase A1That Produces Lysophosphatidic Acid*
Lysophosphatidic acid (LPA) is a lipid mediator with diverse biological properties, although its synthetic pathways have not been completely solved. We report the cloning and characterization of aExpand
  • 174
  • 11