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Hirofumi Tachibana

Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology

Kyushu University




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  • Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. 1999 - 2009
  • Graduate School of Bioresources and Bioenvironmental Science, Kyushu University, Hakozaki 6-10-1, Higashi-ku, Japan. 2001
  • Division of Bioresources, Graduate School, Kyushu University, Hakozaki 6-10-1, Japan. 2000


  1. Molecular basis for cancer chemoprevention by green tea polyphenol EGCG. Tachibana, H. Forum. Nutr (2009) [Pubmed]
  2. Green tea polyphenol EGCG signaling pathway through the 67-kDa laminin receptor. Tachibana, H. Nippon. Yakurigaku. Zasshi (2008) [Pubmed]
  3. A receptor for green tea polyphenol EGCG. Tachibana, H., Koga, K., Fujimura, Y., Yamada, K. Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  4. Tea polyphenol epigallocatechin-3-gallate associates with plasma membrane lipid rafts: lipid rafts mediate anti-allergic action of the catechin. Tachibana, H., Fujimura, Y., Yamada, K. Biofactors (2004) [Pubmed]
  5. Identification of an inhibitor for interleukin 4-induced epsilon germline transcription and antigen-specific IgE production in vivo. Tachibana, H., Kubo, T., Miyase, T., Tanino, S., Yoshimoto, M., Sano, M., Yamamoto-Maeda, M., Yamada, K. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2001) [Pubmed]
  6. Induction of light chain replacement in human plasma cells by caffeine is independent from both the upregulation of RAG protein expression and germ line transcription. Tachibana, H., Haruta, H., Ueda, K., Chiwata, T., Yamada, K. J. Biol. Chem. (2000) [Pubmed]
  7. Identification of a methylated tea catechin as an inhibitor of degranulation in human basophilic KU812 cells. Tachibana, H., Sunada, Y., Miyase, T., Sano, M., Maeda-Yamamoto, M., Yamada, K. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. (2000) [Pubmed]
  8. Light chain shifting: identification of a human plasma cell line actively undergoing light chain replacement. Tachibana, H., Haruta, H., Yamada, K. Blood (1999) [Pubmed]
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