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  • 1190 Citations
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  • 58 Article
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2019

A unique system that can sensitively assess the risk of chemical leukoderma by using murine tail skin

Iida, M., Tazaki, A., Deng, Y., Chen, W., Yajima, I., Kondo-Ida, L., Hashimoto, K., Ohgami, N. & Kato, M., 2019 Nov, In : Chemosphere. 235, p. 713-718 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromium-mediated hyperpigmentation of skin in male tannery workers in Bangladesh

Al Hossain, M. M. A., Yajima, I., Tazaki, A., Xu, H., Saheduzzaman, M., Ohgami, N., Ahsan, N., Akhand, A. A. & Kato, M., 2019 Aug, In : Chemosphere. 229, p. 611-617 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Hearing loss in humans drinking tube well water with high levels of iron in arsenic–polluted area

He, T., Ohgami, N., Li, X., Yajima, I., Negishi-Oshino, R., Kato, Y., Ohgami, K., Xu, H., Ahsan, N., Akhand, A. A. & Kato, M., 2019 Dec 1, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 9028.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Inhibition of mast cell degranulation by melanin

Kawamoto, Y., Kondo, H., Hasegawa, M., Kurimoto, C., Ishii, Y., Kato, C., Botei, T., Shinya, M., Murate, T., Ueno, Y., Kawabe, M., Goto, Y., Yamamoto, R., Iida, M., Yajima, I., Ohgami, N., Kato, M. & Takeda, K., 2019 May, In : Biochemical Pharmacology. 163, p. 178-193 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

A comprehensive study including monitoring, assessment of health effects and development of a remediation method for chromium pollution

Yoshinaga, M., Ninomiya, H., Al Hossain, M. M. A., Sudo, M., Akhand, A. A., Ahsan, N., Alim, M. A., Khalequzzaman, M., Iida, M., Yajima, I., Ohgami, N. & Kato, M., 2018 Jun 1, In : Chemosphere. 201, p. 667-675 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

A disadvantageous effect of adsorption of barium by melanin on transforming activity

Omata, Y., Yoshinaga, M., Yajima, I., Ohgami, N., Hashimoto, K., Higashimura, K., Tazaki, A. & Kato, M., 2018 Nov, In : Chemosphere. 210, p. 384-391 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Arsenic level in toenails is associated with hearing loss in humans

Li, X., Ohgami, N., Yajima, I., Xu, H., Iida, M., Oshino, R., Ninomiya, H., Shen, D., Ahsan, N., Akhand, A. A. & Kato, M., 2018 Jul 1, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 7, e0198743.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Arsenic levels in cutaneous appendicular organs are correlated with digitally evaluated hyperpigmented skin of the forehead but not the sole in Bangladesh residents

Yajima, I., Ahsan, N., Akhand, A. A., Al Hossain, M. A., Yoshinaga, M., Ohgami, N., Iida, M., Oshino, R., Naito, M., Wakai, K. & Kato, M., 2018 Jan 1, In : Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 28, 1, p. 64-68 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Increased expression level of Hsp70 in the inner ears of mice by exposure to low frequency noise

Ninomiya, H., Ohgami, N., Oshino, R., Kato, M., Ohgami, K., Li, X., Shen, D., Iida, M., Yajima, I., Angelidis, C. E., Adachi, H., Katsuno, M., Sobue, G. & Kato, M., 2018 Jun 1, In : Hearing Research. 363, p. 49-54 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Label-free imaging of melanoma with confocal photothermal microscopy: Differentiation between malignant and benign tissue

Kobayashi, T., Nakata, K., Yajima, I., Kato, M. & Tsurui, H., 2018 Sep 1, In : Bioengineering. 5, 3, 67.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Manganese in toenails is associated with hearing loss at high frequencies in humans

Ohgami, N., Li, X., Yajima, I., Oshino, R., Ohgami, K., Kato, Y., Ahsan, N., Akhand, A. A. & Kato, M., 2018 Aug 18, In : Biomarkers. 23, 6, p. 533-539 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Arsenic-mediated hyperpigmentation in skin via NF-kappa B/endothelin-1 signaling in an originally developed hairless mouse model

Yajima, I., Kumasaka, M. Y., Iida, M., Oshino, R., Tanihata, H., Al Hossain, A., Ohgami, N. & Kato, M., 2017 Nov 1, In : Archives of Toxicology. 91, 11, p. 3507-3516 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Manganese-Mediated Decrease in Levels of c-RET and Tyrosine Hydroxylase Expression In Vitro

Kumasaka, M. Y., Yajima, I., Ohgami, N., Ninomiya, H., Iida, M., Li, X., Oshino, R., Tanihata, H., Yoshinaga, M. & Kato, M., 2017 Nov 1, In : Neurotoxicity Research. 32, 4, p. 661-670 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Oral exposure to arsenic causes hearing loss in young people aged 12-29 years and in young mice

Li, X., Ohgami, N., Omata, Y., Yajima, I., Iida, M., Oshino, R., Ohnuma, S., Ahsan, N., Akhand, A. A. & Kato, M., 2017 Dec 1, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 6844.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Risk assessment of neonatal exposure to low frequency noise based on balance in mice

Ohgami, N., Oshino, R., Ninomiya, H., Li, X., Kato, M., Yajima, I. & Kato, M., 2017 Feb 22, In : Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 11, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Epidemiological analysis of the association between hearing and barium in humans

Ohgami, N., Mitsumatsu, Y., Ahsan, N., Akhand, A. A., Li, X., Iida, M., Yajima, I., Naito, M., Wakai, K., Ohnuma, S. & Kato, M., 2016 Sep 1, In : Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 26, 5, p. 488-493 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Limited effectiveness of household sand filters for removal of arsenic from well water in North Vietnam

Ilmiawati, C., Thang, N. D., Iida, M., Maeda, M., Ohnuma, S., Yajima, I., Ohgami, N., Oshino, R., Al Hossain, M. M. A., Ninomiya, H. & Kato, M., 2016 Dec 1, In : Journal of Water and Health. 14, 6, p. 1032-1040 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Manganese-mediated acceleration of age-related hearing loss in mice

Ohgami, N., Yajima, I., Iida, M., Li, X., Oshino, R., Kumasaka, M. Y. & Kato, M., 2016 Nov 8, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 36306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

Modulated expression levels of tyrosine kinases in spontaneously developed melanoma by single irradiation of non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasmas

Omata, Y., Iida, M., Yajima, I., Ohgami, N., Maeda, M., Ninomiya, H., Oshino, R., Tsuzuki, T., Hori, M. & Kato, M., 2016 Jan 1, In : International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology. 9, 2, p. 1061-1067 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Prevention of allergic rhinitis by ginger and the molecular basis of immunosuppression by 6-gingerol through T cell inactivation

Kawamoto, Y., Ueno, Y., Nakahashi, E., Obayashi, M., Sugihara, K., Qiao, S., Iida, M., Kumasaka, M. Y., Yajima, I., Goto, Y., Ohgami, N., Kato, M. & Takeda, K., 2016 Jan 1, In : Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 27, p. 112-122 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Transcription factor LSF (TFCP2) inhibits melanoma growth

Goto, Y., Yajima, I., Kumasaka, M., Ohgami, N., Tanaka, A., Tsuzuki, T., Inoue, Y., Fukushima, S., Ihn, H., Kyoya, M., Ohashi, H., Kawakami, T., Bennett, D. C. & Kato, M., 2016 Jan 1, In : Oncotarget. 7, 3, p. 2379-2390 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Arsenite-Mediated Promotion of Anchorage-Independent Growth of HaCaT Cells through Placental Growth Factor

Yajima, I., Kumasaka, M. Y., Ohnuma, S., Ohgami, N., Naito, H., Shekhar, H. U., Omata, Y. & Kato, M., 2015 Apr 20, In : Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 135, 4, p. 1147-1156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)

Carcinogenic risk of chromium, copper and arsenic in CCA-treated wood

Ohgami, N., Yamanoshita, O., Thang, N. D., Yajima, I., Nakano, C., Wenting, W., Ohnuma, S. & Kato, M., 2015 Aug 14, In : Environmental Pollution. 206, p. 456-460 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Decreased expression levels of cell cycle regulators and matrix metalloproteinases in melanoma from RET-transgenic mice by single irradiation of non-equilibrium atmospheric pressure plasmas

Iida, M., Omata, Y., Nakano, C., Yajima, I., Tsuzuki, T., Ishikawa, K., Hori, M. & Kato, M., 2015 Jan 1, In : International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology. 8, 8, p. 9326-9331 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Deltex-3-like (DTX3L) stimulates metastasis of melanoma through FAK/PI3K/AKT but not MEK/ERK pathway

Thang, N. D., Yajima, I., Kumasaka, M. Y., Iida, M., Suzuki, T. & Kato, M., 2015 Jan 1, In : Oncotarget. 6, 16, p. 14290-14299 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced constitutive invasion activity in human nontumorigenic keratinocytes exposed to a low level of barium for a long time

Thang, N. D., Yajima, I., Ohnuma, S., Ohgami, N., Kumasaka, M. Y., Ichihara, G. & Kato, M., 2015 Feb 1, In : Environmental Toxicology. 30, 2, p. 161-167 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Plasma with high electron density and plasma-activated medium for cancer treatment

Tanaka, H., Mizuno, M., Ishikawa, K., Kondo, H., Takeda, K., Hashizume, H., Nakamura, K., Utsumi, F., Kajiyama, H., Kano, H., Okazaki, Y., Toyokuni, S., Akiyama, S., Maruyama, S., Yamada, S., Kodera, Y., Kaneko, H., Terasaki, H., Hara, H., Adachi, T. & 5 others, Iida, M., Yajima, I., Kato, M., Kikkawa, F. & Hori, M., 2015 Dec 1, In : Clinical Plasma Medicine. 3, 2, p. 72-76 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of vemurafenib-resistant SKMEL-28 melanoma cells with paclitaxel

Thang, N. D., Nghia, P. T., Kumasaka, M. Y., Yajima, I. & Kato, M., 2015 Jan 1, In : Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 16, 2, p. 699-705 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Actin-binding protein, espin: A novel metastatic regulator for melanoma

Yanagishita, T., Yajima, I., Kumasaka, M., Kawamoto, Y., Tsuzuki, T., Matsumoto, Y., Watanabe, D. & Kato, M., 2014 Mar, In : Molecular Cancer Research. 12, 3, p. 440-446 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Bidirectional functions of arsenic as a carcinogen and an anti-cancer agent in human squamous cell carcinoma

Thang, N. D., Yajima, I., Kumasaka, M. Y. & Kato, M., 2014 May 9, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 5, e96945.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

Non-equilibrium atmospheric pressure plasmas modulate cell cycle-related gene expressions in melanocytic tumors of RET-transgenic mice

Yajima, I., Iida, M., Kumasaka, M. Y., Omata, Y., Ohgami, N., Chang, J., Ichihara, S., Hori, M. & Kato, M., 2014 Jun, In : Experimental Dermatology. 23, 6, p. 424-425 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)

Non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasmas as a novel candidate for preventive therapy of melanoma

Omata, Y., Iida, M., Yajima, I., Takeda, K., Ohgami, N., Hori, M. & Kato, M., 2014 Sep 18, In : Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine. 19, 5, p. 367-369 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
15 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A Subpopulation of Smooth Muscle Cells, Derived from Melanocyte-Competent Precursors, Prevents Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Yajima, I., Colombo, S., Puig, I., Champeval, D., Kumasaka, M., Belloir, E., Bonaventure, J., Mark, M., Yamamoto, H., Taketo, M. M., Choquet, P., Etchevers, H. C., Beermann, F., Delmas, V., Monassier, L. & Larue, L., 2013 Jan 31, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 1, e53183.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of Barium and Arsenic Concentrations in Well Drinking Water and in Human Body Samples and a Novel Remediation System for These Elements in Well Drinking Water

Kato, M., Kumasaka, M. Y., Ohnuma, S., Furuta, A., Kato, Y., Shekhar, H. U., Kojima, M., Koike, Y., Dinh Thang, N., Ohgami, N., Ly, T. B., Jia, X., Yetti, H., Naito, H., Ichihara, G. & Yajima, I., 2013 Jun 21, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 6, e66681.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
20 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced carcinogenicity by coexposure to arsenic and iron and a novel remediation system for the elements in well drinking water

Kumasaka, M. Y., Yamanoshita, O., Shimizu, S., Ohnuma, S., Furuta, A., Yajima, I., Nizam, S., Khalequzzaman, M., Shekhar, H. U., Nakajima, T. & Kato, M., 2013 Mar 1, In : Archives of Toxicology. 87, 3, p. 439-447 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)
2012

A novel hairless mouse model for malignant melanoma

Thang, N. D., Yajima, I., Nakagawa, K., Tsuzuki, T., Kumasaka, M. Y., Ohgami, N., Ly, T. B., Iwamoto, T., Watanabe, D. & Kato, M., 2012 Mar 1, In : Journal of Dermatological Science. 65, 3, p. 207-212 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Barium inhibits arsenic-mediated apoptotic cell death in human squamous cell carcinoma cells

Yajima, I., Uemura, N., Nizam, S., Khalequzzaman, M., Thang, N. D., Kumasaka, M. Y., Akhand, A. A., Shekhar, H. U., Nakajima, T. & Kato, M., 2012 Jun 1, In : Archives of Toxicology. 86, 6, p. 961-973 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic exposure to low frequency noise at moderate levels causes impaired balance in mice

Tamura, H., Ohgami, N., Yajima, I., Iida, M., Ohgami, K., Fujii, N., Itabe, H., Kusudo, T., Yamashita, H. & Kato, M., 2012 Jun 29, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 6, e39807.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)

Functional analysis of GNG2 in human malignant melanoma cells

Yajima, I., Kumasaka, M. Y., Tamura, H., Ohgami, N. & Kato, M., 2012 Dec 1, In : Journal of Dermatological Science. 68, 3, p. 172-178 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Otx2 Is Involved in the Regional Specification of the Developing Retinal Pigment Epithelium by Preventing the Expression of Sox2 and Fgf8, Factors That Induce Neural Retina Differentiation

Nishihara, D., Yajima, I., Tabata, H., Nakai, M., Tsukiji, N., Katahira, T., Takeda, K., Shibahara, S., Nakamura, H. & Yamamoto, H., 2012 Nov 8, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 11, e48879.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Barium promotes anchorage-independent growth and invasion of human HaCaT keratinocytes via activation of c-SRC kinase

Thang, N. D., Yajima, I., Kumasaka, M. Y., Ohnuma, S., Yanagishita, T., Hayashi, R., Shekhar, H. U., Watanabe, D. & Kato, M., 2011 Oct 12, In : PLoS ONE. 6, 10, e25636.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
16 Citations (Scopus)

L-cysteine as a regulator for arsenic-mediated cancer-promoting and anti-cancer effects

Kato, M., Kumasaka, M. Y., Takeda, K., Hossain, K., Iida, M., Yajima, I., Goto, Y. & Ohgami, N., 2011 Apr 1, In : Toxicology in Vitro. 25, 3, p. 623-629 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Partial requirement of endothelin receptor B in spiral ganglion neurons for postnatal development of hearing

Ida-Eto, M., Ohgami, N., Iida, M., Yajima, I., Kumasaka, M. Y., Takaiwa, K., Kimitsuki, T., Sone, M., Nakashima, T., Tsuzuki, T., Komune, S., Yanagisawa, M. & Kato, M., 2011 Aug 26, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286, 34, p. 29621-29626 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

Sunlight exposure-mediated DNA damage in young adults

Kato, M., Iida, M., Goto, Y., Kondo, T. & Yajima, I., 2011 Aug 1, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 20, 8, p. 1622-1628 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
24 Citations (Scopus)
2010

A novel mouse model for de novo melanoma

Kumasaka, M. Y., Yajima, I., Hossain, K., Iida, M., Tsuzuki, T., Ohno, T., Takahashi, M., Yanagisawa, M. & Kato, M., 2010 Jan 1, In : Cancer Research. 70, 1, p. 24-29 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
20 Citations (Scopus)

c-RET molecule in malignant melanoma from oncogenic RET-carrying transgenic mice and human cell lines

Ohshima, Y., Yajima, I., Takeda, K., Iida, M., Kumasaka, M., Matsumoto, Y. & Kato, M., 2010 Sep 10, In : PLoS ONE. 5, 4, e10279.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
32 Citations (Scopus)

Toxic elements in well water from Malaysia

Kato, M., Onuma, S., Kato, Y., Thang, N. D., Yajima, I., Hoque, M. Z. & Shekhar, H. U., 2010 Sep 22, In : Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry. 92, 9, p. 1609-1612 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Mitf functions as an in ovo regulator for cell differentiation and proliferation during development of the chick RPE

Tsukiji, N., Nishihara, D., Yajima, I., Takeda, K., Shibahara, S. & Yamamoto, H., 2009 Feb 15, In : Developmental Biology. 326, 2, p. 335-346 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
29 Citations (Scopus)
2008
52 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Spatiotemporal gene control by the Cre-ERT2 system in melanocytes

Yajima, I., Belloir, E., Bourgeois, Y., Kumasaka, M., Delmas, V. & Larue, L., 2006 Jan 1, In : Genesis. 44, 1, p. 34-43 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)