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  • Hikoji Shindou, Daisuke Hishikawa, +4 authors Takao Shimizu
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of biological chemistry
  • 2007 (First Publication: 2 March 2007)
  • 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 byContinue Reading
  • Hiroki Nakanishi, Hikoji Shindou, +5 authors Takao Shimizu
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of biological chemistry
  • 2006 (First Publication: 21 July 2006)
  • 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.Continue Reading
  • Andreas Koeberle, Hikoji Shindou, Takeshi Harayama, Koichi Yuki, Takao Shimizu
  • Biology, Medicine
  • FASEB journal : official publication of the…
  • 2012
  • Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) accumulate in mammalian testis during puberty and are essential for fertility. To investigate whether lysophospholipid acyltransferases determine theContinue Reading
  • Andreas Koeberle, Hikoji Shindou, Takeshi Harayama, Takao Shimizu
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of biological chemistry
  • 2012 (First Publication: 3 August 2012)
  • Controversial correlations between biological activity and concentration of the novel lipokine palmitoleate (9Z-hexadecenoate, 16:1) might depend on the formation of an active 16:1 metabolite. ForContinue Reading