Natsume, Y., Satsu, H., Kitamura, K., Okamoto, N., and Shimizu, M., “Establishment of an assessment system for dioxin absorption in the small intestine and prevention of its absorption by food factors. Cytotechnology, in press.


Mochizuki, T., Satsu, H., and Shimizu, M., “Signaling pathways involved in tumor necrosis factor alpha-induced upregulation of the taurine transporter in Caco-2 cells.”

FEBS Lett., 579(14), 3069-3074 (2005).


Konishi, T., Satsu, H., Hatsugai, Y., Aizawa, K., Inakuma, T., Nagata, S., Sakuda, S., Nagasawa, H., and Shimizu, M., Inhibitory effect of a bitter melon extract on the P-glycoprotein activity in intestinal Caco-2 cells: monoglyceride as an active compound.   Br. J. Pharmacol., 143: 379-387 (2004).


Son, D.-O., Satsu, H., Kiso, Y., and Shimizu, M., Characterization of the carnosine uptake and its physiological function in human intestinal epithelial Caco-2 cells. Biofactors, 21(1-4), 395-398 (2004).


Satsu, H., Manabe, M., and Shimizu, M., Activation of Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II is involved in hyperosmotic induction of the human taurine transporter. FEBS Lett., 569: 123-128 (2004).


Tsukazaki, M., Satsu, H., Mori, A., Konishi, Y., and Shimizu, M., Effects of tributyltin on barrier functions in human intestinal Caco-2 cells. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 315(4): 991-997 (2004).


Satsu, H., Matsuda, T., Toshimitsu, T., Mori, A., Mae, T., Tsukagawa, M., Kitahara, M., and Shimizu, M., Regulation of interleukin-8 secretion in human intestinal epithelial Caco-2 cells by a-humulene. Biofactors, 21 (1-4), 137-139 (2004).


Satsu, H., Terasawa, E., Hosokawa, Y., and Shimizu, M., Functional characterization and regulation of the taurine transporter and cysteine dioxygenase in human hepatoblastoma HepG2 cells. Biochem. J., 375(2): 441-447 (2003).


Satsu, H., Kobayashi, Y., Yokoyama, T., Terasawa, E., and Shimizu, M., Effect of dietary sulfur amino acids on the taurine content of rat tissues. Amino Acids, 23: 447-452 (2002).


Mochizuki, T., Satsu, H., and Shimizu, M., Tumor necrosis factor stimulates taurine uptake and transporter gene expression in human intestinal Caco-2 cells. FEBS Lett., 517: 92-96 (2002).