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Makoto Murakami

Department of Health Chemistry

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Showa University

1-5-8 Hatanodai



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  • Department of Health Chemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Showa University, 1-5-8 Hatanodai, Japan. 2002 - 2005


  1. Group VIB Ca2+-independent phospholipase A2gamma promotes cellular membrane hydrolysis and prostaglandin production in a manner distinct from other intracellular phospholipases A2. Murakami, M., Masuda, S., Ueda-Semmyo, K., Yoda, E., Kuwata, H., Takanezawa, Y., Aoki, J., Arai, H., Sumimoto, H., Ishikawa, Y., Ishii, T., Nakatani, Y., Kudo, I. J. Biol. Chem. (2005) [Pubmed]
  2. Cellular distribution, post-translational modification, and tumorigenic potential of human group III secreted phospholipase A(2). Murakami, M., Masuda, S., Shimbara, S., Ishikawa, Y., Ishii, T., Kudo, I. J. Biol. Chem. (2005) [Pubmed]
  3. Recent advances in molecular biology and physiology of the prostaglandin E2-biosynthetic pathway. Murakami, M., Kudo, I. Prog. Lipid Res. (2004) [Pubmed]
  4. Secretory phospholipase A2. Murakami, M., Kudo, I. Biol. Pharm. Bull. (2004) [Pubmed]
  5. Hot topics in phospholipase A2 field. Murakami, M. Biol. Pharm. Bull. (2004) [Pubmed]
  6. Cellular arachidonate-releasing function of novel classes of secretory phospholipase A2s (groups III and XII). Murakami, M., Masuda, S., Shimbara, S., Bezzine, S., Lazdunski, M., Lambeau, G., Gelb, M.H., Matsukura, S., Kokubu, F., Adachi, M., Kudo, I. J. Biol. Chem. (2003) [Pubmed]
  7. Arachidonate release and prostaglandin production by group IVC phospholipase A2 (cytosolic phospholipase A2gamma). Murakami, M., Masuda, S., Kudo, I. Biochem. J. (2003) [Pubmed]
  8. Perinuclear localization of cytosolic phospholipase A(2)alpha is important but not obligatory for coupling with cyclooxygenases. Murakami, M., Das, S., Kim, Y.J., Cho, W., Kudo, I. FEBS Lett. (2003) [Pubmed]
  9. New phospholipase A(2) isozymes with a potential role in atherosclerosis. Murakami, M., Kudo, I. Curr. Opin. Lipidol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  10. Cellular arachidonate-releasing function and inflammation-associated expression of group IIF secretory phospholipase A2. Murakami, M., Yoshihara, K., Shimbara, S., Lambeau, G., Gelb, M.H., Singer, A.G., Sawada, M., Inagaki, N., Nagai, H., Ishihara, M., Ishikawa, Y., Ishii, T., Kudo, I. J. Biol. Chem. (2002) [Pubmed]
  11. Arachidonate release and eicosanoid generation by group IIE phospholipase A(2). Murakami, M., Yoshihara, K., Shimbara, S., Lambeau, G., Singer, A., Gelb, M.H., Sawada, M., Inagaki, N., Nagai, H., Kudo, I. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2002) [Pubmed]
  12. Group IID heparin-binding secretory phospholipase A(2) is expressed in human colon carcinoma cells and human mast cells and up-regulated in mouse inflammatory tissues. Murakami, M., Yoshihara, K., Shimbara, S., Sawada, M., Inagaki, N., Nagai, H., Naito, M., Tsuruo, T., Moon, T.C., Chang, H.W., Kudo, I. Eur. J. Biochem. (2002) [Pubmed]
  13. Prostaglandin E synthase. Murakami, M., Nakatani, Y., Tanioka, T., Kudo, I. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. (2002) [Pubmed]
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