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Toshihiko Kobayashi

Education

Ph.D., Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Microbiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, 2007

Current position

Chief, Department of Molecular Immunology and Inflammation, Research Institute, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Publications (representative)

  1. Kobayashi, T., Shimabukuro-Demoto, S., Yoshida-Sugitani, R., Furuyama-Tanaka, K., Karyu, H., Sugiura, Y., Shimizu, Y., Hosaka, T., Goto, M., Kato, N., Okamura, T., Suematsu, M., Yokoyama, S. and Toyama-Sorimachi, N. (2014). The histidine transporter SLC15A4 coordinates mTOR-dependent inflammatory responses and pathogenic antibody production. Immunity 41(3): 375-388.
  2. Kobayashi, T., Tanaka, T. and Toyama-Sorimachi, N. (2013). How do cells optimize luminal environments of endosomes/lysosomes for efficient inflammatory responses? J Biochem 154(6): 491-499.
  3. Anthony, R. M., Kobayashi, T., Wermeling, F. and Ravetch, J. V. (2011). Intravenous gammaglobulin suppresses inflammation through a novel T(H)2 pathway. Nature 475(7354): 110-113.
  4. Blumenthal, A., Kobayashi, T., Pierini, L. M., Banaei, N., Ernst, J. D., Miyake, K. and Ehrt, S. (2009). RP105 facilitates macrophage activation by Mycobacterium tuberculosis lipoproteins. Cell Host Microbe 5(1): 35-46.
  5. Kobayashi, T., Takahashi, K., Nagai, Y., Shibata, T., Otani, M., Izui, S., Akira, S., Gotoh, Y., Kiyono, H. and Miyake, K. (2008). Tonic B cell activation by Radioprotective105/MD-1 promotes disease progression in MRL/lpr mice. Int Immunol 20(7): 881-891.

Protocols by Toshihiko Kobayashi
  1. Separation of Intracellular Vesicles for Immunoassays