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1999 (total impact fac. 72.39 ave. 8.043)

Yamashita, M., Kimura, M., Kubo, M., Shimizu, C., Tada, T., Perlmutter, R. M., and Nakayama, T.: T cell antigen receptor-mediated activation of the Ras/mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway controls interleukin 4 receptor function and type-2 helper T cell differentiation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96:1024-1029 (1999). (9.871)

Sato, H., Nakayama, T., Tanaka, Y., Yamashita, M., Shibata, Y., Kondo, E., Saito, Y., and Taniguchi, M.: Induction of differentiation of pre-NKT cells to mature Vα14 NKT cells by granulocyte/macrophage colony-stimulating factor. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96:7439-7444 (1999). (9.871)

Kawano, T., Tanaka, Y., Shimizu, E., Kaneko, Y., Kamata, N., Sato, H., Osada, H., Sekiya, S., Nakayama, T., and Taniguchi, M.: A novel recognition motif of human NKT antigen receptor for a glycolipid ligand. Int. Immunol. 11:881-887 (1999). (3.188)

Toura, I., Kawano, T., Akutsu, Y., Nakayama, T., Ochiai, T., and Taniguchi, M.: Inhibition of experimental tumor metastasis by dendritic cells pulsed with α-galactosylceramide. J. Immunol. 163:2387-2391 (1999). (7.166)

Kubo, M., Yamashita, M., Abe, R., Tada, T., Okumura, K., Ransom, J. T., and Nakayama, T.: CD28 costimulation accelerates IL-4 receptor sensitivity and IL-4-mediated Th2 differentiation. J. Immunol. 163:2432-2442 (1999). (7.166)

Cui, J., Watanabe, N., Kawano, T., Yamashita, M., Kamata, T., Shimizu, C., Kimura, M., Shimizu, E., Koike, J., Koseki, H., Tanaka, Y., Taniguchi, M., and Nakayama, T.: Inhibition of T helper cell type 2 cell differentiation and immunoglobulin E response by ligand-activated Vα14 natural killer T cells. J. Exp. Med. 190:783-792 (1999). (15.882)

Kawano, T., Nakayama, T., Kamada, N., Kaneko, Y., Harada, M., Ogura, N., Akutsu, Y., Motohashi, S., Iizasa, T,. Endo, H., Fujisawa, T., Shinkai, H., and Taniguchi, M.: Antitumor cytotoxicity mediated by ligand-activated human Vα24 NKT cells. Cancer Res. 59:5102-5105 (1999). (8.370)

Hammond, K. J. L., Pelikan, S. B., Crowe, N. Y., Randle-Barrett, E., Nakayama, T., Taniguchi, M., Smyth, M. J., van Driel, I. R., Scollay, R., Baxter, A. G., and Godfrey, D. I.: NKT cells are phenotypically and functionally diverse. Eur. J. Immunol. 29:3768-3781 (1999). (5.438)

Shimamura, Y., Huang, Y.-Y., Suda, Y., Kusumoto, S., Sato, K., Grusby, M. J., Sato, H., Nakayama, T., and Taniguchi, M.: Positive selection of NKT cells by CD1+, CD11c+ non-lymphoid cells residing in the extrathymic organs. Eur. J. Immunol. 29:3962-3970 (1999). (5.438)