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Shioko Kimura, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

1)  Mizuno K, Gonzalez FJ, Kimura S.
Thyroid-specific enhancer-binding protein (T/EBP): cDNA cloning, functional characterization, and structural identity with thyroid transcription factor TTF-1.
Mol. Cell. Biol. 11: 4927-33, 1991.
2)  Kimura S, Hara Y, Pineau T, Fernandez-Salguero P, Fox CH, Ward JM, Gonzalez FJ.
The T/ebp null mouse: thyroid-specific enhancer-binding protein is essential for the organogenesis of the thyroid, lung, ventral forebrain, and pituitary.
Genes Dev. 10: 60-9, 1996.
3)  Niimi T, Keck-Waggoner CL, Popescu NC, Zhou Y, Levitt RC, Kimura S.
UGRP1, a uteroglobin/Clara cell secretory protein-related protein, is a novel lung-enriched downstream target gene for the T/EBP/NKX2.1 homeodomain transcription factor.
Mol. Endocrinol. 15: 2021-36, 2001.
4)  Kusakabe T, Kawaguchi A, Hoshi N, Kawaguchi R, Hoshi S, Kimura S.
Thyroid-specific enhancer-binding protein/NKX2.1 is required for the maintenance of ordered architecture and function of the differentiated thyroid.
Mol. Endocrinol. 20: 1796-809, 2006.
5)  Hoshi N, Kusakabe T, Taylor BJ, Kimura S.
Side population cells in the mouse thyroid exhibit stem/progenitor cell-like characteristics.
Endocrinology. 148: 4251-8, 2007.
6)  Katagiri N, Uemae Y, Sakamoto J, Hidaka Y, Susa T, Kato Y, Kimura S, Suzuki M.
Molecular cloning and functional characterization of two forms of Pax8 in the rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss.
Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 198: 22-31, 2014.
7)  Cai Y, Winn ME, Zehmer JK, Gillette WK, Lubkowski JT, Pilon AL, Kimura S.
Preclinical evaluation of human secretoglobin 3A2 in mouse models of lung development and fibrosis.
Am. J. Physiol. Lung Cell Mol. Physiol. 306: L10-22, 2014.
8)  Miyano Y, Tahara S, Sakata I, Sakai T, Abe H, Kimura S, Kurotani R.
Regulation of LH/FSH expression by secretoglobin 3A2 in the mouse pituitary gland.
Cell Tissue Res. 356: 253-60, 2014.
9)  Kimura S.
Thyroid regeneration: how stem cells play a role?.
Front Endocrinology. 5: 55, 2014.
10)  Snyder EL, Watanabe H, Magendantz M, Hoersch S, Chen TA, Wang DG, Crowley D, Whittaker CA, Meyerson M, Kimura S, Jacks T.
Nkx2-1 represses a latent gastric differentiation program in lung adenocarcinoma.
Mol. Cell. 50: 185-99, 2013.
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