The article regarding differentiation of macrophages and metabolic disorder has been published.

Prof. Shizuo Akira, Core Researcher of the AKIRA Project, Specially Appointed Assist. Prof. Takashi Satoh, Sub-Project Member of the AKIRA Project, and their co-workers have published an article in Nature about the novel genes for the differentiation of macrophages and their critical roles for metabolic disorders.

This paper is an outcome of the AKIRA Project, FIRST Program.

The achievement was featured under the title of "Macrophages - a wide variety of roles - " in the Yomiuri newspaper.
(Page 33 of the morning edition of the Yomiuri Shimbun Newspaper on April 8, 2013)


〔The article published〕

Takashi Satoh, Hiroyasu Kidoya, Hisamichi Naito, Masahiro Yamamoto, Naoki Takemura, Katsuhiro Nakagawa Yoshichika Yoshioka, Eiichi Morii, Nobuyuki Takakura, Osamu Takeuchi and Shizuo Akira:
Critical role of Trib1 in differentiation of tissue-resident M2-like macrophages,
Nature, Vol. 495 (7442), pp.524-528, 2013.


The article posting site (the Nature) (in English)


The article in Yomiuri Shimbun Newspaper (in Japanese)

Top page of YOMIURI ONLINE (in Japanese)



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