Minoru Fukuda


Selected peer-reviewed publications (Selected from 282 peer-reviewed publications)


Most relevant to the presentation


1.  Expression cloning of cDNA encoding a human beta-1,3-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase that is essential for poly-N-acetyllactosamine synthesis.  Sasaki K, Kurata-Miura K, Ujita M, Angata K, Nakagawa S, Sekine S, Nishi T, and Fukuda M.  Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 94: 14294-14299, 1997.

2.  Novel sulfated lymphocyte homing receptors and their control by a Core 1 extension b1,3-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase.  Yeh JC, Hraoka N, Petryniak N, Nakayama J, Ellies LG, Rabuka D, Hindsgaul O, Marth JD, Lowe JB, and Fukuda M.  Cell, 105: 957-969, 2001.

3.  Tumor suppressor function of laminin-binding a-dystroglycan requires a distinct b3-N-acetylflucosaminyltransferase.  Bao X, Kobayashi M, Hatakeyama S, Angata K, GUllberg D, Nakayama J, Fukuda MN,and Fukuda M.  Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 29: 12109-12114, 2009. PMCID: 2707272.

4.  Reduced glycosylation of alpha-dystroglycans on carcinoma cells contributes to formation of highly infiltrative histological patterns in prostate cancer.  Shimojo H, Kobayashi M, Kamigaito T, Shimojo Y, Fukuda M, Nakayama J.  Prostate; 71(11):1151-7, 2011. PMCID: 318617.

5.  Fer kinase regulates cell migration through alpha-dystroglycan glycosylation.  Yoneyama T, Angata K, Bao X, Courtneidge S, Chanda SK, and Fukuda M.  Mol Biol Cell 23(5): 771-780, 2012. PMCID: 3290637 (Featured also in Mol Bio Cell highlights)


Additional recent publications of importance to the field (in chronological order)

1.  Core 2 branching b-1,6-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase and high endothelial venule-restricted sulfotransferase collaboratively control lymphocyte homing.  Hiraoka N, Kawashima H, Petryniak B, Nakayama J, Mitoma J, Marth JD, Lowe JB, and Fukuda M.  J Biol Chem 279: 3058-3067, 2004.

2.  A mitochondria protein Bit1, mediates apoptosis regulated by integrins and groucho/TLE corepressors.  Jan Y, Matter M, Pai J, Chen Y, Pilch J, Komatsu M, Ong E, Fukuda M, and Ruoslahti E.  Cell, 116: 751-762, 2004.

3.  Natural antibiotic function of a human gastric mucin against Helicobacter pylori infection.  Kawakubo M, Ito Y, Okimura Y, Kobayashi M, Sakura K, Kasama S, Fukuda MN, Fukuda M, Katsuyama T, and Nakayama J.  Science, 304:1003-1006, 2004.

4.  Induction of peripheral lymph node addressin in human gastric mucosa infected byHelicobacter pylori.  Kobayashi M, Mitoma J, Nakamura N, Katsuyama T, Nakayama J, and Fukuda M.  Proc Natl Acd Sci USA, 101: 17807-17812, 2004.

5.  N-acetylglucosamine-6-O-sulfotransferases 1 and 2 cooperatively control lymphocyte homing through L-selectin ligand biosynthesis in high endothelial venules.  Kawashima H, Petryniak B, Hiraoka N, Mitoma J, Huckaby V, Nakayama J, Uchimura K, Kadomatsu K, Muramatsu T, Lowe JB, Fukuda M.  Nat Immunol; 6(11):1096-104, 2005. (Featured also on te Cover and News and Views in the same issue).


6.  Suppression of tumor formation in lymph nodes by L-selectin-mediated natural killer cell recruitment.  Chen S, Kawashima H, Lower JB, Lanier LL, and Fukuda M.   J Exp Med, 202: 1679-1689, 2005.

7.  Critical functions of N-glycans in L-selectin-mediated lymphocyte homing and recruitment.  Mitoma J, Bao X, Petryniak B, Schaerli P, Gauguet JM, Yu SY, Kawashima H, Saito H, Ohtsubo K, Marth JD, Khoo KH, von Andrian UH, Lowe JB, Fukuda M.   Nat Immunol, 8: 409-418, 2007. (Featured also in the News and Views of the same issue).


8.  Polysialic acid-directed migration and differentiation of neural precursors is essential for mouse brain development.  Angata K., Huckaby V., Ranscht B, Terskikh A, Marth JD, and Fukuda M.  Mol Cell Biol, 27:6659-6669, 2007.

9.  Endothelial heparan sulfate controls chemokine presentation in recruitment of lymphocytes and dendritic cells to lymph nodes.  Bao X, Moseman EA, Saito H, Petryniak B, Thiriot A, Hatakeyama S, Ito Y, Kawashima H, Yamaguchi Y, Lowe JB, von Andrian UH, and Fukuda M.  Immunity, 33: 817-829, 2010. (Featured also in the Previews of the same issue).  PMCID: PMC2996097


10.  Targeted drug delivery to tumor vasculature by a carbohydrate mimetic peptide.   Hatakeyama S, Sugihara K, Shibata TK, Nakayama J, Akama TO, Tamura N, Wong SM, Bobkov AA, Takano Y, Ohyama C, Fukuda M, and Fukuda MN.  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108(49): 19587-19592, 2011. PMCID: 32417