1. Hirahashi, T., M. Matsumoto, K. Hazeki, Y. Saeki, M. Ui, and T. Seya. 2002. Activation of the human innate immune system by spirulina: Augmentation of interferon gamma production and NK cytotoxicity by oral administration of spirulina.Int. Immunopharmacology.2: 423-434.
  2. Kurita-Taniguchi, M., K. Hazeki, N. Murabayashi, A. Fukui, S. Tsuji, M. Matsumoto, K. Toyoshima, and T. Seya. 2002. Molecular assembly of CD46 with CD9, alpha3-beta1 integrin and protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP-1 in human macrophages through differentiation by GM-CSF. Molec. Immunol.38: 689-700.
  3. Murakami H, H. Nagashima, Y. Takahagi, S. Miyagawa, T. Fujimura, K. Toyomura, R. Nakai, M. Yamada, T. Kurihara, T. Shigehisa, M. Okabe, T. Seya, R. Shirakura, and T. Kinoshita. 2002. Transgenic pigs expressing human decay?accelerating factor regulated by porcine MCP gene promoter.Mol. Reprod. Dev.61: 302-311.
  4. Masuda H., Y. Saeki, M. Nomura, T. Hirahashi, M. Matsumoto, M. Ui, L. L. Lanier, and T. Seya. 2002. High levels of RAE-1 isoforms on mouse tumor cell lines assessed by the anti-pan-Rae-1 polyclonal antibody confers tumor cell cytotoxicity on mouse NK cells.Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.290: 140-145.
  5. Matsumoto, M., S. Kikkawa, M. Kohase, K. Miyake, and T. Seya. 2002. Establishment of a monoclonal antibody against human Toll-like receptor 3 that blocks double-stranded RNA-mediated signaling.Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.293: 1364-1369.
  6. Murabayashi, N., M. Kurita-Taniguchi, M. Ayata, H. Ogura, M. Matsumoto, and T. Seya. 2002. Susceptibility of human dendritic cells to measles virus depends on their activation stages in conjunction with the level of CDw150: role of Toll stimulators in DC maturation and MV amplification.Microbes Infect.4: 785-794.
  7. Mori, Y., T. Seya, H. L. Huang, P. Akkapaiboon, P. Dhepakson, and K. Yamanishi. 2002. Human herpesvirus 6 variant A but not variant B induces fusion-from-without in a variety of human cells through a human herpesvirus 6 entry receptor, CD46.J. Virol.76: 6750-6761.
  8. Nomura, M, M. Kurita-Taniguchi, K. Kondo, N.Inoue, M. Matsumoto, K. Yamanishi, M. Okabe, and T. Seya. 2002. Mechanism of host cell protection from complement in murine cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection: Identification of a CMV-responsive element in the CD46 promoter region.Eur. J. Immunol.32: 2954-2964.
  9. Begum, N. A., M. Kobayashi, Y. Moriwaki, M. Matsumoto, K. Toyoshima, and T. Seya. 2002. Mycobacterium bovis BCG cell wall and LPS induce a novel gene, BIGM103, whose main frame encodes a 7-TM protein: identification of a new protein family having Zn-transporter and Zn-metalloprotease signatures.Genomics80: 630-645.
  10. Hirano, A., M. Kurita-Taniguchi, Y. Katayama, M. Matsumoto, T. C. Wong, and T. Seya. 2002. Isoform-specific ligation of human CD46 enhances interferon gamma-dependent nitric oxide production in macrophages.J. Biochem (Tokyo).132: 83-91.
  11. Fukui, A., T. Yuasa, Y. Murakami, K. Funami, N. Kishi, T. Matsuda, T. Fujita, T. Seya, and S. Nagasawa. 2002. Mapping the sites responsible for factor I-cofactor for cleavage of C3b and C4b on human C4b-binding protein by deletion mutageneis.J. Biochem (Tokyo).132: 719-728.
  12. Kato, H., T. Inoue, N. Ishii Y. Murakami, M. Matsumura, T. Seya, and Pi-Chao Wang. 2002. A novel simple method to purify recombinant soluble complement receptor type 1 (sCR1) from CHO cell culture.Biotechnol. Bioprocess. Eng.7: 67-75.
  13. Diao, H., M. Kohanawa, Yimin, H. Nakajima, Y. Sato, T. Minagawa, and A. Nakane. 2002. Lipopolysaccharide triggers invasive streptococcal disease in mice through a tumour necrosis factor-alpha-dependent mechanism.Immunology.105: 344-349.