Makino, N., Suematsu, M., Sugiura, Y., Morikawa, H., Shiomi, H., Goda, N, Sano, T., Nimura, Y., Sugimachi, K., Ishimura, Y. Altered expression of heme oxygenase-1 in the livers of patients with portal hypertensive diseases. Hepatology 33, 32-42, 2001.


Kitchin, K.T., Anderson, W.L., Suematsu, M. An ELISA assay for heme oxygenase-1. J. Immunol. Meth. 247, 153-161, 2001.


Kyokane, T., Norimizu, S., Taniai, H., Naito, M., Takeoka, S., Tsuchida, E., Nimura, Y., Ishimura, Y., Suematsu, M. Carbon monoxide from heme catabolism protects against hepatobiliary dysfunction in endotoxin-treated rat liver. Gastroenterology 120, 1227-1240, 2001.


Taniai, H., Suematsu, M., Suzuki, T., Hori, R., Ishimura, Y., Nimura, Y. Protective roles of endothelin B receptor-mediated nitric oxide generation in hepatobiliary dysfunction in anoxia-reoxygenated perfused rat liver. Hepatology 33, 894-901, 2001.


Imai T, Morita T, Shindo T, Nagai R, Yazaki Y, Kurihara H, Suematsu M, Katayama S. Vascular smooth muscle cell-directed overexpression of heme oxygenase-1 elevates blood pressure through attenuation of nitric oxide-induced vasodilation in mice. Circ Res. 89(1):55-62, 2001.


Hirano K, Kobayashi T, Watanabe T, Yamamoto T, Hasegawa G, Hatakeyama K, Suematsu M, Naito M.@Role of heme oxygenase-1 and Kupffer cells in the production of bilirubin in the rat liver. Arch Histol Cytol. 64(2):169-78, 2001.


Morisaki, H., Katayama, T., Kotake, Y., Ito, M., Ishimura, Y., Takeda, J., Suematsu, M. Roles of carbon monoxide in leukocyte and platelet dynamics in rat mesentery during sevoflurane anesthesia. Anesthesiology 95, 192-199, 2001.


Nakayama, M., Takahashi, K., Komaru T., Fukuchi, M., Shioiri, H., Sato, K., Kitamuro T., Shirato, K., Yamaguchi, T., Suematsu, M., Shibahara, S. Increased expression of heme oxygenase 1 and bilirubin accumulation in foam cells of rabbit atherosclerotic lesions. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 21, 1373-1377, 2001.


Suzuki, T., Makino, R., Suematsu, M. Organic phosphates as a new class of soluble guanylate cyclase inhibitors. FEBS Lett. 507, 49-53, 2001