Takuya Yashiro

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The effects of 10 min of static tilt on ocular counterrolling (OCR) were investigated. Seven healthy volunteers were tilted 45 degrees around the naso-occipital axis, fixed at that position for 10 min, and the pre- and post-tilt OCRs were recorded. OCR was video-recorded using an infrared CCD camera and subjected to computer image analysis. The subjects(More)
The transcription factor PU.1 is predominantly expressed in dendritic cells (DCs) and is essential for DC differentiation. Although there are several reports that PU.1 positively regulates the expression of DC-specific genes, whether PU.1 also has a suppressive effect on DCs is largely unknown. Here we demonstrate that PU.1 suppresses the expression of Th2(More)
PU.1 is a hematopoietic lineage-specific transcription factor belonging to the Ets family. We investigated the role of PU.1 in the expression of OX40L in dendritic cells (DCs), because the regulatory mechanism of cell type-specific expression of OX40L, which is mainly restricted to antigen-presenting cells, is largely unknown despite the critical(More)
The cofactor CIITA is a master regulator of MHC class II expression and several transcription factors regulating the cell type-specific expression of CIITA have been identified. Although the MHC class II expression in plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs) is also mediated by CIITA, the transcription factors involved in the CIITA expression in pDCs are largely(More)
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