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Research Output

2010
71 Scopus citations
2009

Antiganglioside antibodies and their pathophysiological effects on Guillain-Barré syndrome and related disorders - A review

Kaida, K., Ariga, T. & Yu, R. K., 2009, In : Glycobiology. 19, 7, p. 676-692 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

86 Scopus citations

Cav2.1 voltage-dependent Ca2+ channel current is inhibited by serum from select patients with guillain-barré syndrome

Nakatani, Y., Hotta, S., Utsunomiya, I., Tanaka, K., Hoshi, K., Ariga, T., Yu, R. K., Miyatake, T. & Taguchi, K., Jan 2009, In : Neurochemical Research. 34, 1, p. 149-157 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Elimination of GD3 synthase improves memory and reduces amyloid-β plaque load in transgenic mice

Bernardo, A., Harrison, F. E., McCord, M., Zhao, J., Bruchey, A., Davies, S. S., Jackson Roberts, L., Mathews, P. M., Matsuoka, Y., Ariga, T., Yu, R. K., Thompson, R. & McDonald, M. P., Nov 1 2009, In : Neurobiology of Aging. 30, 11, p. 1777-1791 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations
39 Scopus citations

N-Glycans modulate the activation of gp130 in mouse embryonic neural precursor cells

Yanagisawa, M. & Yu, R. K., Aug 14 2009, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 386, 1, p. 101-104 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

O-linked β-N-acetylglucosaminylation in mouse embryonic neural precursor cells

Yanagisawa, M. & Yu, R. K., Dec 2009, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 87, 16, p. 3535-3545 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

The role of glycosphingolipid metabolism in the developing brain

Yu, R. K., Nakatani, Y. & Yanagisawa, M., Apr 2009, In : Journal of Lipid Research. 50, SUPPL., p. S440-S445

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

169 Scopus citations
2008

Cloning and transcriptional regulation of genes responsible for synthesis of gangliosides

Zeng, G. & Yu, R. K., Apr 2008, In : Current drug targets. 9, 4, p. 317-324 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

19 Scopus citations

Glycosphingolipid antigens in neural tumor cell lines and anti-glycosphingolipid antibodies in sera of patients with neural tumors

Ariga, T., Suetake, K., Nakane, M., Kubota, M., Usuki, S., Kawashima, I. & Yu, R. K., Feb 1 2008, In : NeuroSignals. 16, 2-3, p. 226-234 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Identification and analysis of novel functional sites in human GD3-synthase

Gu, Y. & Yu, R. K., May 23 2008, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 370, 1, p. 67-71 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Identification of gangliosides recognized by IgG anti-GalNAc-GD1a antibodies in bovine spinal motor neurons and motor nerves

Yoshino, H., Ariga, T., Suzuki, A., Yu, R. K. & Miyatake, T., Aug 28 2008, In : Brain Research. 1227, p. 216-220 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Introduction to thematic series on sphingolipids in honor of Professor Herbert E. Carter (1910-2007)

Law, J. H. & Yu, R. K., May 1 2008, In : Journal of Lipid Research. 49, 5, p. 907-908 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Role of ganglioside metabolism in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease - A review

Ariga, T., McDonald, M. P. & Yu, R. K., Jun 1 2008, In : Journal of Lipid Research. 49, 6, p. 1157-1175 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

240 Scopus citations

Structural analysis of novel bioactive acylated steryl glucosides in pre-germinated brown rice bran

Usuki, S., Ariga, T., Dasgupta, S., Kasama, T., Morikawa, K., Nonaka, S., Okuhara, Y., Kise, M. & Yu, R. K., Dec 1 2008, In : Journal of Lipid Research. 49, 10, p. 2188-2196 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Topology and patch-clamp analysis of the sodium channel in relationship to the anti-lipid A antibody in campylobacteriosis

Usuki, S., Nakatani, Y., Taguchi, K., Fujita, T., Tanabe, S., Ustunomiya, I., Gu, Y., Cawthraw, S. A., Newell, D. G., Pajaniappan, M., Thompson, S. A., Ariga, T. & Yu, R. K., 2008, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 86, 15, p. 3359-3374 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2007

Chemical validation of molecular mimicry: Interaction of cholera toxin with Campylobacter lipooligosaccharides

Usuki, S., Pajaniappan, M., Thompson, S. A. & Yu, R. K., Apr 2007, In : Glycoconjugate Journal. 24, 2-3, p. 167-180 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Developmental changes of glycosphingolipids and expression of glycogenes in mouse brains

Ngamukote, S., Yanagisawa, M., Ariga, T., Ando, S. & Yu, R. K., Dec 1 2007, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 103, 6, p. 2327-2341 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

142 Scopus citations

Effect of pre-germinated brown rice intake on diabetic neuropathy in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Usuki, S., Ito, Y., Morikawa, K., Kise, M., Ariga, T., Rivner, M. & Yu, R. K., Dec 1 2007, In : Nutrition and Metabolism. 4, 25.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Glycosignaling in neural stem cells: involvement of glycoconjugates in signal transduction modulating the neural stem cell fate.

Yu, R. K. & Yanagisawa, M., Jan 1 2007, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 103 Suppl 1, p. 39-46 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

28 Scopus citations

Glycosphingolipid Structures

Yu, R. K., Yanagisawa, M. & Ariga, T., Jan 1 2007, Introduction to Glycoscience; Synthesis of Carbohydrates. Elsevier, Vol. 1-4. p. 73-122 50 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

45 Scopus citations

Inhibition of neuronal migration by JONES antibody is independent of 9-O-acetyl GD3 in GD3-synthase knockout mice

Yang, C. R., Liour, S. S., Dasgupta, S. & Yu, R. K., May 15 2007, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 85, 7, p. 1381-1390 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

The expression and functions of glycoconjugates in neural stem cells

Yanagisawa, M. & Yu, R. K., Jul 1 2007, In : Glycobiology. 17, 7, p. 57R-74R

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

106 Scopus citations

Tumor necrosis factor-α up-regulates glucuronosyltransferase gene expression in human brain endothelial cells and promotes T-cell adhesion

Dasgupta, S., Yanagisawa, M., Rrishnamurthy, K., Liour, S. S. & Yu, R. K., Apr 1 2007, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 85, 5, p. 1086-1094 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2006

Down-regulation of WNK1 protein kinase in neural progenitor cells suppresses cell proliferation and migration

Sun, X., Gao, L., Yu, R. K. & Zeng, G., Nov 1 2006, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 99, 4, p. 1114-1121 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Endogenous GD3 ganglioside induces apoptosis in U-1242 MG glioma cells

Saqr, H. E., Omran, O., Dasgupta, S., Yu, R. K., Oblinger, J. L. & Yates, A. J., Mar 2006, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 96, 5, p. 1301-1314 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Fucosyl-GM1 expression and amyloid-β protein accumulation in PC12 cells

Yanagisawa, M., Ariga, T. & Yu, R. K., Nov 1 2006, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 84, 6, p. 1343-1349 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Further characterization of embryonic stem cell-derived radial glial cells

Liour, S. S., Kraemer, S. A., Dinkins, M. B., Su, C. Y., Yanagisawa, M. & Yu, R. K., Jan 1 2006, In : Glia. 53, 1, p. 43-56 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Ganglioside molecular mimicry and its pathological roles in Guillain-Barré syndrome and related diseases

Yu, R. K., Usuki, S. & Ariga, T., Dec 2006, In : Infection and Immunity. 74, 12, p. 6517-6527 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

84 Scopus citations

Glycobiology of neural stem cells

Yu, R. K. & Yanagisawa, M., Aug 1 2006, In : CNS and Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets. 5, 4, p. 415-423 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

24 Scopus citations

Human and chicken antibodies to gangliosides following infection by Campylobacter jejuni

Usuki, S., Taguchi, K., Cawthraw, S. A., Shibata, K., Ariga, T., Newell, D. G. & Yu, R. K., Jul 1 2006, In : Experimental Neurology. 200, 1, p. 50-55 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Letter to the Glyco-Forum: Cholera toxin B subunit binding does not correlate with GM1 expression: A study using mouse embryonic neural precursor cells

Yanagisawa, M., Ariga, T. & Yu, R. K., Sep 1 2006, In : Glycobiology. 16, 9, p. 19G-22G

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Molecular mimicry: Sensitization of Lewis rats with Campylobacter jejuni lipopolysaccharides induces formation of antibody toward GD3 ganglioside

Usuki, S., Thompson, S. A., Rivner, M. H., Taguchi, K., Shibata, K., Ariga, T. & Yu, R. K., Feb 1 2006, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 83, 2, p. 274-284 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2005

AIDP and CIDP having specific antibodies to the carbohydrate epitope (-NeuAcα2-8NeuAcα2-3Galβ1-4Glc-) of gangliosides

Usuki, S., Sanchez, J., Ariga, T., Utsunomiya, I., Taguchi, K., Rivner, M. H. & Yu, R. K., May 15 2005, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 232, 1-2, p. 37-44 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
38 Scopus citations

Characterization of glycoconjugate antigens in mouse embryonic neural precursor cells

Yanagisawa, M., Taga, T., Nakamura, K., Ariga, T. & Yu, R. K., Dec 1 2005, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 95, 5, p. 1311-1320 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Expression of the mouse WNK1 gene in correlation with ganglioside GD3 and functional analysis of the mouse WNK1 promoter

Zeng, G., Gao, L., Xia, T., Gu, Y. & Yu, R. K., Jan 3 2005, In : Gene. 344, p. 233-239 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Glial-guided neuronal migration in P19 embryonal carcinoma stem cell aggregates

Santiago, M. F., Liour, S. S., Mendez-Otero, R. & Yu, R. K., Jul 1 2005, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 81, 1, p. 9-20 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Screening and sequencing of complex sialylated and sulfated glycosphingolipid mixtures by negative ion electrospray Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry

Vukelić, Ž., Zamfir, A. D., Bindila, L., Froesch, M., Peter-Katalinić, J., Usuki, S. & Yu, R. K., Apr 1 2005, In : Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry. 16, 4, p. 571-580 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Sp1 and AP2 enhance promoter activity of the mouse GM3-synthase gene

Xia, T., Zeng, G., Gao, L. & Yu, R. K., May 23 2005, In : Gene. 351, p. 109-118 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Spatiotemporal expression of GM1 in murine medial pallial neural progenitor cells

Liour, S. S., Dinkins, M. B., Su, C. Y. & Yu, R. K., Oct 31 2005, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 491, 4, p. 330-338 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2004

Effect of rabbit anti-asialo-GM1 (GA1) polyclonal antibodies on neuromuscular transmission and acetylcholine-induced action potentials: Neurophysiological and immunohistochemical studies

Taguchi, K., Utsunomiya, I., Ren, J., Yoshida, N., Aoyagi, H., Nakatani, Y., Ariga, T., Usuki, S., Yu, R. K. & Miyatake, T., May 1 2004, In : Neurochemical Research. 29, 5, p. 953-960 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Involvement of gangliosides in proliferation of immortalized neural progenitor cells

Yanagisawa, M., Liour, S. S. & Yu, R. K., Nov 1 2004, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 91, 4, p. 804-812 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Lack of apparent neurological abnormalities in rabbits sensitized by gangliosides

Dasgupta, S., Li, D. & Yu, R. K., Nov 1 2004, In : Neurochemical Research. 29, 11 SPEC. ISS., p. 2147-2152 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Regulation of ganglioside biosynthesis in the nervous system

Yu, R. K., Bieberich, E., Xia, T. & Zeng, G., May 2004, In : Journal of Lipid Research. 45, 5, p. 783-793 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

129 Scopus citations
2003

Characterization of the 5′-flanking fragment of the human GM3-synthase gene

Zeng, G., Gao, L., Xia, T., Tencomnao, T. & Yu, R. K., Jan 3 2003, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Gene Structure and Expression. 1625, 1, p. 30-35 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Characterization of the promoter and the transcription factors for the mouse UDP-Gal:βGlcNAc β1,3-galactosyltransferase gene

Xia, T., Gao, L., Yu, R. K. & Zeng, G., May 8 2003, In : Gene. 309, 2, p. 117-123 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Differentiation of radial glia-like cells from embryonic stem cells

Liour, S. S. & Yu, R. K., Apr 15 2003, In : Glia. 42, 2, p. 109-117 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Scopus citations

Expression of Gangliosides in an Immortalized Neural Progenitor/Stem Cell Line

Suetake, K., Liour, S. S., Tencomnao, T. & Yu, R. K., Dec 1 2003, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 74, 5, p. 769-776 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations