Hori, R., Kashiba, M., Goda, N., Kajimura, M., Yachie, A., Toma, K., Makino, N., Soejima, A., Nagasawa, T., Nakabayashi, K., Suematsu, M. Gene transfer of H25A mutant heme oxygenase-1 protects cells against hydroperoxide-induced cytotoxicity. J. Biol. Chem. 277, 10712-10718, 2002.


Ozawa, N., Goda, N., Makino, N., Yamaguchi, T., Yoshimura, Y., Suematsu, M. Leydig cell-derived heme oxygenase-1 regulates apoptosis of premeiotic germ cells in response to stress. J. Clin. Invest. 109, 457-467, 2002


Kajimura, M., Goda, N., Suematsu, M. Organ design for generation and reception of CO: Lessons from the liver. Antioxid Redox Signal 4, 633-637, 2002.


Suematsu, M. COHb: A stress-induced marker reflecting surgical insults ? J Gastroenterol Hepatol (Editorial) 17, 519-520, 2002.


Takamiya, R., Murakami, M., Goda, N., Makino, N., Kajimura, M., Takamiya, Y., Yamaguchi, T., Ishimura, Y., Hozumi, N., Suematsu, M. Stabilization of mast cells by heme oxygenase-1: an anti-inflammatory role. Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol. 283, H861-H870, 2002.


Suematsu, M., Suzuki, H., DeLano, F.A., Schmid-Schoenbein, G.W. The inflammatory aspect of the microcirculation in hypertension. Microcirculation 9, 259-276, 2002.



Morisaki, H., Katayama, T., Kotake, Y., Handa, M., Ikeda, Y., Takeda, J., Ito, M., Suematsu, M. Carbon monoxide modulates endotoxin-induced microvascular leukocyte adhesion through platelet-dependent mechanisms. Anesthesiology. 97, 701-709, 2002.


Kajimura, M., Shimoyama, M., Tsuyama, S., Suzuki, T., Ihara, H., Kozaki, S., Tsubota, K., Oguchi, Y, Suematsu, M.. Visualization of gaseous monoxide reception by soluble guanylate cyclase in rat retina. FASEB J fj.02-0359fje. 2002.


Kashiwagi, S., Kajimura, M., Yoshimura, Y., Suematsu, M. Nonendothelial source of nitric oxide in arterioles but not in venules: Alternative source revealed in vivo by diaminofluorescein microfluorography. Circ Res 91, e55-e64, 2002.(Ultrarapid Communication)