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  • Keitaro Tashiro, Ayano Satoh, Teruo Utsumi, Chuhan Chung, Yasuko Iwakiri
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The American journal of pathology
  • 2013 (First Publication: 1 March 2013)
  • Nogo-B (reticulon 4B) accentuates hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis, but the mechanism remains unclear. The aim of this study was to identify the role of Nogo-B in hepatic stellate cell (HSC) apoptosisExpand
  • Junji Saruwatari, Chao Dong, Teruo Utsumi, Masatake Tanaka, Matthew McConnell, Yasuko Iwakiri
  • Medicine
  • Scientific Reports
  • 2018 (First Publication: 1 December 2018)
  • The spleen plays an important role in the immune and hematopoietic systems. Splenomegaly is a frequent consequence of portal hypertension, but the underlying molecular and cellular mechanisms remainExpand
  • John C. Schmitz, Petr Protiva, +9 authors Chuhan Chung
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The American journal of pathology
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 December 2011)
  • Pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF) is important for maintaining the normal extracellular matrix. We hypothesized that the initiation of pancreatic fibrosis is dependent on the loss of PEDF.Expand