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  • Monique Castagna, Yoshimi Takai, Kozo Kaibuchi, Kazuo Sano, Ushio Kikkawa, Yasutomi Nishizuka
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of biological chemistry
  • 1982 (First Publication: 10 July 1982)
  • Tumor-promoting phorbol esters such as 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA) directly activate in vitro Ca2+-activated, phospholipid-dependent protein kinase (protein kinase C), which normallyExpand
  • Toshihisa Ohtsuka, Etsuko Takao-Rikitsu, +8 authors Yoshimi Takai
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of cell biology
  • 2002 (First Publication: 5 August 2002)
  • The cytomatrix at the active zone (CAZ) has been implicated in defining the site of Ca2+-dependent exocytosis of neurotransmitter. We have identified here a novel CAZ protein of approximately 120 kDExpand
  • Kenichi Takahashi, Hiroyuki Nakanishi, +8 authors Yoshimi Takai
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of cell biology
  • 1999 (First Publication: 3 May 1999)
  • We have isolated a novel actin filament–binding protein, named afadin, localized at cadherin-based cell–cell adherens junctions (AJs) in various tissues and cell lines. Afadin has one PDZ domain,Expand
  • Motohiro Hirao, Naoya Sato, +5 authors Sachiko Tsukita
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Journal of cell biology
  • 1996 (First Publication: 1 October 1996)
  • The ERM proteins, ezrin, radixin, and moesin, are involved in the actin filament/plasma membrane interaction as cross-linkers. CD44 has been identified as one of the major membrane binding partnersExpand