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  • Hiroaki Tateno, Koji Ohnishi, +5 authors Jun Hirabayashi
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Journal of Biological Chemistry
  • 2009 (First Publication: 21 December 2009)
  • Langerin is categorized as a C-type lectin selectively expressed in Langerhans cells, playing roles in the first line of defense against pathogens and in Birbeck granule formation. Although theseExpand
  • Rikio Yabe, Ryuichiro Suzuki, Atsushi Kuno, Zui Fujimoto, Yoshifumi Jigami, Jun Hirabayashi
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of biochemistry
  • 2006 (First Publication: 19 December 2006)
  • Sialic acid (Sia) is a typical terminal sugar, which modifies various types of glycoconjugates commonly found in higher animals. Its regulatory roles in diverse biological phenomena are frequentlyExpand
  • Fabio SY Yoshikawa, Rikio Yabe, Yoichiro Iwakura, Sandro R de Almeida, Shinobu Saijo
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Innate immunity
  • 2016 (First Publication: 26 April 2016)
  • Dermatophytoses are chronic fungal infections, the main causative agent of which is Trichophyton rubrum (T. rubrum). Despite their high occurrence worldwide, the immunological mechanisms underlyingExpand
  • Koji Imamura, Hideaki Takeuchi, Rikio Yabe, Hiroaki Tateno, Jun Hirabayashi
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of biochemistry
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 November 2011)
  • Sialic acid represents a critical sugar component located at the outermost position of glycoconjugates, playing important roles in extensive biological processes. To date, however, there have beenExpand
  • Rikio Yabe, Yoko Itakura, Sachiko Nakamura-Tsuruta, Jun Iwaki, Atsushi Kuno, Jun Hirabayashi
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biochemical and biophysical research…
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 June 2009)
  • Previously, we developed an alpha2-6-sialic acid (Sia)-specific lectin (SRC) starting from an R-type galactose-specific lectin C-terminal domain. However, it showed relatively low affinity because ofExpand