2023

First evidence of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) outside of Hokkaido Island in Japan 日本語解説
Masayuki Ohira, Kentaro Yoshii, Yasuhiro Aso, Hideto Nakajima, Toru Yamashita, Ikuko Takahashi-Iwata, Norihisa Maeda, Katsuro Shindo, Toshihiko Suenaga, Tohru Matsuura, Kazuma Sugie, Tadanori Hamano, Akira Arai, Rikiya Furutani, Yasuhiro Suzuki, Chikako Kaneko, Yasuhiro Kobayashi, Eduardo Campos-Alberto, Lisa R Harper, Juanita Edwards, Cody Bender, Andreas Pilz, Shuhei Ito, Frederick J Angulo, Wilhelm Erber, Harish Madhava, Jennifer Moïsi, Luis Jodar, Hidehiro Mizusawa, Masaki Takao
Emerg Microbes Infect. 2023 Dec;12(2):2278898. doi: 10.1080/22221751.2023.2278898. Epub 2023 Nov 14.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37906509/

Recovery of complete genome sequences of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) directly from clinical samples: A comparative study between targeted enrichment and metagenomic approaches
Jake D'Addiego, Nadina Wand, Babak Afrough, Tom Fletcher, Yohei Kurosaki, Hakan Leblebicioğlu, Roger Hewson
J Virol Methods. 2023 Oct 23:323:114833. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2023.114833. Online ahead of print.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37879367/

Ubiquitin accumulation induced by the finger and palm sub-domains of NS5 modulates the replication of West Nile virus 日本語解説
Shintaro Kobayashi, Ryoko Kawakami, Chisaki Takeda, Keisuke Maezono, Passawat Thammahakin, Haruto Eguchi, Bernard M Hang'ombe, Yasuko Orba, Hirofumi Sawa, Kentaro Yoshii, Hiroaki Kariwa
Virology. 2023 Oct 12:588:109902. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2023.109902. Online ahead of print.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37856911/

Tracing the new SARS-CoV-2 variant BA.2.86 in the community through wastewater surveillance in Bangkok, Thailand
Dhammika Leshan Wannigama, Mohan Amarasiri, Phatthranit Phattharapornjaroen, Cameron Hurst, Charin Modchang, Sudarat Chadsuthi, Suparinthon Anupong, Kazuhiko Miyanaga, Longzhu Cui, Stefan Fernandez, Angkana T Huang, Puey Ounjai, Ratana Tacharoenmuang, Naveen Kumar Devanga Ragupathi, Daisuke Sano, Takashi Furukawa, Kazunari Sei, Asada Leelahavanichkul, Talerngsak Kanjanabuch, Paul G Higgins, Asuka Nanbo , Anthony Kicic, Andrew C Singer, Tanittha Chatsuwan, Sam Trowsdale, Aisha Khatib, Kenji Shibuya, Shuichi Abe, Hitoshi Ishikawa, Parichart Hongsing; Pathogen Hunters Research Team
Lancet Infect Dis. 2023 Nov;23(11):e464-e466. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(23)00620-5. Epub 2023 Oct 6.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37813112/

Peritumoral SPARC expression induced by exosomes from nasopharyngeal carcinoma infected Epstein-Barr virus: A poor prognostic marker
Hirotomo Dochi, Satoru Kondo, Shigetaka Komura, Makiko Moriyama-Kita, Takeshi Komori, Asuka Nanbo, Miako Sakaguchi, Masaki Fukuyo, Toshihide Hamabe-Horiike, Mariko Tanaka, Harue Mizokami, Makoto Kano, Yuki Kitagawa, Eiji Kobayashi, Nobuyuki Hirai, Takayoshi Ueno, Yosuke Nakanishi, Kazuhira Endo, Hisashi Sugimoto, Rikinari Hanayama, Atsushi Kaneda, Tomokazu Yoshizaki
Int J Cancer. 2023 Oct 31. doi: 10.1002/ijc.34777. Online ahead of print.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37907830/

Development of Quantitative Real-Time PCR and Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assays for the Surveillance and Diagnosis of Herpes B Virus Infection
Murasaki Amano, Krittiga Sapkanarak, Wipaporn Thbthimthong, Suthirote Meesawat, Taratorn Kemthong, Nutchanat Suttisan, Haruka Abe, Suchinda Malaivijitnond and Jiro Yasuda
Viruses, 15, 2086, 2023. Oct 13. doi: 10.3390/v15102086
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37896863/

Distribution of Aedes mosquito species along the rural-urban gradient in Lambaréné and its surrounding
Rodrigue Bikangui, Stravensky Terence Boussougou-Sambe, Mahmoudou Saidou, Barclaye Ngossanga, Ange Gatien Doumba Ndalembouly, Ynous Djida, Ayong More, Romuald Beh Mba, Haruka Abe, Yuri Ushijima, Steffen Borrmann, Bertrand Lell, Jiro Yasuda, Ayola Akim Adegnika
Parasit Vectors. 2023 Oct 12;16(1):360. doi: 10.1186/s13071-023-05901-2.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37828572/

Tracing the transmission of mpox through wastewater surveillance in Southeast Asia.
Dhammika Leshan Wannigama , Mohan Amarasiri , Phatthranit Phattharapornjaroen , Cameron Hurst , Charin Modchang , Sudarat Chadsuthi , Suparinthon Anupong , Kazuhiko Miyanaga , Longzhu Cui , Wanwara Thuptimdang , S M Ali Hosseini Rad , Stefan Fernandez , Angkana T Huang , Porames Vatanaprasan , Dylan John Jay , Thammakorn Saethang , Sirirat Luk-In Robin James Storer , Puey Ounjai , Naveen Kumar Devanga Ragupathi , Phitsanuruk Kanthawee , Daisuke Sano , Takashi Furukawa , Kazunari Sei , Asada Leelahavanichkul , Talerngsak Kanjanabuch , Paul G Higgins , Asuka Nanbo , Anthony Kicic , Andrew C Singer , Tanittha Chatsuwan , Sam Trowsdale , Richard Siow , Kenji Shibuya , Shuichi Abe , Hitoshi Ishikawa , Parichart Hongsing
J Travel Med. 2023 Sep 5;30(5):taad096. doi: 10.1093/jtm/taad096.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37462504/

Characterization of novel, severely immunodeficient PrkdcΔex57/Δex57 mice
Yumie Takagi , Katsuko Sudo , Sachiko Yamaguchi , Shuzo Urata , Tatsukuni Ohno , Sachiko Hirose , Kiyoshi Matsumoto , Takashi Kuramoto , Tadao Serikawa , Jiro Yasuda , Masashi Ikutani , Susumu Nakae
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2023 Aug 26;678:193-199. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2023.08.055.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37651888/

Genetic Diversity of Hepatitis B and C Viruses Revealed by Continuous Surveillance from 2015 to 2021 in Gabon, Central Africa
Haruka Abe, Yuri Ushijima, Rodrigue Bikangui, Georgelin Nguema Ondo, Christelle M. Pemba , Vahid R. Zadeh , Patrick I. Mpingabo , Hayato Ueda , Selidji T. Agnandji , Bertrand Lell and Jiro Yasuda
Microorganisms. 2023 Aug 9;11(8):2046. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms11082046.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37630606/

Comparison of genome replication fidelity between SARS-CoV-2 and influenza A virus in cell culture プレスリリース
Yoshiko Kawasaki , Haruka Abe , Jiro Yasuda
Sci Rep. 2023 Aug 11;13(1):13105. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-40463-4.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37567927/

A point mutation in GPI-attachment signal peptide accelerates the development of prion disease
Atsushi Kobayashi , Tetsuya Hirata # 3, Taishi Shimazaki , Yoshiko Munesue , Keisuke Aoshima , Takashi Kimura , Junko Nio-Kobayashi , Rie Hasebe , Atsuko Takeuchi , Yuichi Matsuura , Satoshi Kusumi , Daisuke Koga , Yasushi Iwasaki , Taroh Kinoshita , Shirou Mohri , Tetsuyuki Kitamoto
Acta Neuropathol. 2023 May;145(5):637-650. doi: 10.1007/s00401-023-02553-5. Epub 2023 Mar 6.
PMID: 36879070 DOI: 10.1007/s00401-023-02553-5
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36879070/

GM-CSF Promotes the Survival of Peripheral-Derived Myeloid Cells in the Central Nervous System for Pain-Induced Relapse of Neuroinflammation
Shiina Matsuyama , Reiji Yamamoto , Kaoru Murakami , Nobuhiko Takahashi , Rieko Nishi , Asuka Ishii , Junko Kobayashi , Nobuya Abe , Kumiko Tanaka , Jing-Jing Jiang , Tadafumi Kawamoto , Toshihiko Iwanaga , Yuta Shinohara , Takeshi Yamasaki , Izuru Ohki , Shintaro Hojyo , Rie Hasebe , Shimpei I Kubota , Noriyuki Hirata , Daisuke Kamimura , Shigeru Hashimoto , Yuki Tanaka , Masaaki Murakami
J Immunol. 2023 Jul 1;211(1):34-42. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2200567. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 37212607 DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.2200567
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37212607/

The NSs protein of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus differentially inhibits the type 1 interferon response among animal species プレスリリース
Rokusuke Yoshikawa , Masahiro Kawakami , Jiro Yasuda
J Biol Chem. 2023 Jun;299(6):104819. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2023.104819. Epub 2023 May 13. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 37187292 DOI: 10.1016/j.jbc.2023.104819
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37187292/

The RNA helicase DDX39B activates FOXP3 RNA splicing to control T regulatory cell 日本語解説
Minato Hirano, Gaddiel Galarza-Muñoz , Chloe Nagasawa , Geraldine Schott , Liuyang Wang , Alejandro L Antonia , Vaibhav Jain , Xiaoying Yu , Steven G Widen , Farren B S Briggs , Simon G Gregory , Dennis C Ko , William S Fagg , Shelton Bradrick , Mariano A Garcia-Blanco
Elife.  2023 Jun 1;12:e76927. doi: 10.7554/eLife.76927.
PMID: 37261960 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.76927
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37261960/

Interaction of the Hemagglutinin Stalk Region with Cell Adhesion Molecule (CADM) 1 and CADM2 Mediates the Spread between Neurons and Neuropathogenicity of Measles Virus with a Hyperfusogenic Fusion Protein
Ryuichi Takemoto , Yuichi Hirai , Shumpei Watanabe , Hidetaka Harada , Tateki Suzuki , Takao Hashiguchi , Yusuke Yanagi , Yuta Shirogane
Journal of Virology. 2023 May 31;97(5):e0034023. doi: 10.1128/jvi.00340-23. Epub 2023 May 11.
PMID: 37166307 DOI: 10.1128/jvi.00340-23
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37166307/

Development of recombinant West Nile virus expressing mCherry reporter protein
Shintaro Kobayashi , Yukine Fukuda , Kentaro Yoshii , Passawat Thammahakin , Keisuke Maezono , Luděk Eyer, Daniel Růžek, Hiroaki Kariwa
J Virol Methods. 2023 Jul;317:114744. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2023.114744. Epub 2023 Apr 28.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2023.114744
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37119976/

Interaction between PI3K and the VDAC2 channel tethers Ras-PI3K-positive endosomes to mitochondria and promotes endosome maturation
Aya O Satoh, Yoichiro Fujioka, Sayaka Kashiwagi, Aiko Yoshida, Mari Fujioka, Hitoshi Sasajima, Asuka Nanbo, Maho Amano, Yusuke Ohba
Cell Rep. 2023 Mar 28;42(3):112229. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2023.112229. Epub 2023 Mar 11.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36906852/

Identification of Surfactin as an anti-Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome virus (SFTSV) multi-target compound extracted from the culture broth of marine microbes 日本語解説
Shuzo Urata, Jun Takouda, Yoshihiro Watanabe, Miako Sakaguchi, Yasuteru Sakurai, Yuki Inahashi, Masato Iwatsuki, Jiro Yasuda, Yoshimasa Tanaka, Kohsuke Takeda
Frontiers in Virology. 07 March 2023 2巻、1064265
DOI: 10.3389/fviro.2022.1064265
URL: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fviro.2022.1064265/full

The roles of BST-2 in murine B cell development and on virus propagation 日本語解説
Shuzo Urata , Sachiko Yamaguchi , Aya Nambu , Katsuko Sudo , Susumu Nakae , Jiro Yasuda
Microbiology and Immunology. 2023 Mar;67(3):105-113. doi: 10.1111/1348-0421.13049. Epub 2023 Jan 27.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36604771/

Calcium Influx Regulates the Replication of Several Negative-Strand RNA Viruses Including Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome Virus 日本語解説
Shuzo Urata , Rokusuke Yoshikawa , Jiro Yasuda
Journal of Virology. 2023 Mar 30;97(3):e0001523. doi: 10.1128/jvi.00015-23. Epub 2023 Feb 16. 97 (3): e0001523
 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36794941/

Collective fusion activity determines neurotropism of an en bloc transmitted
enveloped virus

Yuta Shirogane, Hidetaka Harada, Yuichi Hirai, Ryuichi Takemoto, Tateki Suzuki, Takao Hashiguchi, Yusuke Yanagi
Science Advances. 2023 Jan 27;9(4):eadf3731. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.adf3731. Epub 2023 Jan 27.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36706187/

Development of a novel positive pressure protective suit for Biosafety Level 4 laboratory in Japan. 日本語解説
Shintaro Shichinohe , Yasuteru Sakurai , Daisuke Hayasaka , Eri Yamada , Katsuaki Shinohara , Yohei Kurosaki , Kensuke Nakajima 
Jpn J Infect Dis. 2023 Mar 24;76(2):162-166. doi: 10.7883/yoken.JJID.2022.475. Epub 2022 Dec 28.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36575023/

2022

Topoisomerase II as a Novel Antiviral Target against Panarenaviral Diseases
Tosin Oladipo Afowowe, Yasuteru Sakurai, Shuzo Urata, Vahid Rajabali Zadeh, Jiro Yasuda
Viruses. 2022 Dec 30;15(1):105. doi: 10.3390/v15010105.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36680145/

Ebola Virus GP Activates Endothelial Cells via Host Cytoskeletal Signaling Factors
Benedicte Mpia Moni , Yasuteru Sakurai, Jiro Yasuda
Viruses, 2022 Jan 13;14(1):142. doi: 10.3390/v14010142.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35062347/

Development of an imaging system for visualization of Ebola virus glycoprotein throughout the viral lifecycle
Wakako Furuyama , Miako Sakaguchi, Kento Yamada, Asuka Nanbo
Front Microbiol, 2022 Nov 3;13:1026644. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2022.1026644. eCollection 2022. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36406413/

Identification of novel chemical compounds targeting filovirus VP40-mediated particle production
Shuzo Urata, Olaposi Idowu Omotuyi , Ayako Izumisawa , Takeshi Ishikawa , Satoshi Mizuta, Yasuteru Sakurai, Tatsuaki Mizutani, Hiroshi Ueda, Yoshimasa Tanaka, Jiro Yasuda
Antiviral Res., 2022 Mar;199:105267. doi: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2022.105267. Epub 2022 Feb 25.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35227759/

Potential and action mechanism of favipiravir as an antiviral against Junin virus
Vahid Rajabali Zadeh, Tosin Oladipo Afowowe , Haruka Abe, Shuzo Urata, Jiro Yasuda
PLOS Pathogens, 2022 Jul 11;18(7):e1010689. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1010689. eCollection 2022 Jul.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35816544/

A screen of FDA-approved drugs with minigenome identified tigecycline as an antiviral targeting nucleoprotein of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus
Minato Hirano, Yasuteru Sakurai, Shuzo Urata, Yohei Kurosaki, Jiro Yasuda, Kentaro Yoshii
Antiviral Res., 2022 Apr;200:105276. doi: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2022.105276. Epub 2022 Mar 10.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35278582/

Analysis of the relationship between replication of the Hokkaido genotype of Puumala orthohantavirus and autophagy
Kazuma Tamiya, Shintaro Kobayashi, Kentaro Yoshii, Hiroaki Kariwa
Virus Res, 2022 Sep;318:198830. doi: 10.1016/j.virusres.2022.198830. Epub 2022 May 28.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35640779/

Necroptosis of neuronal cells is related to the neuropathology of tick-borne encephalitis
Dai Tsujino , Kentaro Yoshii, Misa Kajiyama, Yuji Takahashi, Naoya Maekawa, Hiroaki Kariwa , Shintaro Kobayashi
Virus Res, 2022 Nov;321:198914. doi: 10.1016/j.virusres.2022.198914. Epub 2022 Sep 3.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36064044/

Y-shaped RNA secondary structure of a noncoding region in the genomic RNA of tick-borne encephalitis virus affects pathogenicity
Shoko Nishiyama, Minato Hirano, Memi Muto, Mao Kambara, Naoto Ito, Shintaro Kobayashi, Hiroaki Kariwa , Kentaro Yoshii
Microbiol Immunol, 2022 May;66(5):234-237. doi: 10.1111/1348-0421.12971. Epub 2022 Apr 20.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35194811/

Characterization of tick-borne encephalitis virus isolated from tick infesting dog in central Hokkaido in 2018
Yuji Takahashi, Shintaro Kobayashi, Ryo Nakao, Hiroaki Kariwa , Kentaro Yoshii
Ticks Tick Borne Dis, 2022 Mar;13(2):101900. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2022.101900. Epub 2022 Jan 10. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35063727/

Purification of Emu IgY for Therapeutic and Diagnostic Use Based on Monoclonal Secondary Antibodies Specific to Emu IgY
Kouya Yamaki, Kiyoe Ohta, Norihiro Kobayashi, Izumi Morita, Yuki Kiguchi, Hiroyuki Oyama, Ken Ito, Asuka Nanbo , Hirozo Oh-Oka, Yutaka Koyama, Yoshiki Kawata, Hirotaka Fujisawa, Mitsuhiro Ohta
Biol Pharm Bull, 45(8):1022-1026, 2022.
Released on J-STAGE: August 01, 2022
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35908885/

Estrogen induces the expression of EBV lytic protein ZEBRA, a marker of poor prognosis in nasopharyngeal carcinoma
Hirotomo Dochi , Satoru Kondo, Takayuki Murata, Masaki Fukuyo, Asuka Nanbo , Kousho Wakae , Wen-Ping Jiang, Toshihide Hamabe-Horiike , Mariko Tanaka, Takumi Nishiuchi, Harue Mizokami, Makiko Moriyama-Kita, Eiji Kobayashi, Nobuyuki Hirai, Takeshi Komori, Takayoshi Ueno, Yosuke Nakanishi, Miyako Hatano, Kazuhira Endo, Hisashi Sugimoto, Naohiro Wakisaka , Shin-Hun Juang, Masamichi Muramatsu, Atsushi Kaneda, Tomokazu Yoshizaki
Cancer Sci, 2022 Aug;113(8):2862-2877. doi: 10.1111/cas.15440. Epub 2022 Jun 27.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35633182/

Identification of novel orthonairoviruses from rodents and shrews in Gabon, Central Africa
Takehiro Ozeki, Haruka Abe, Yuri Ushijima, Chimène Nze-Nkogue , Etienne F Akomo-Okoue , Ghislain W E Ella, Lilian B M Koumba , Branly C B B Nso , Rodrigue Mintsa-Nguema, Patrice Makouloutou-Nzassi , Boris K Makanga , Fred L M Nguelet , Georgelin N Ondo, Marien J V M Mbadinga , Yui Igasaki, Sayaka Okada , Minato Hirano , Kentaro Yoshii , Bertrand Lell , Laura C Bonney , Roger Hewson , Yohei Kurosaki , Jiro Yasuda
Journal of General Virology, 2022 Oct;103(10). doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.001796.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36215163/

Re-emergence of dengue, chikungunya, and Zika viruses in 2021 after a 10-year gap in Gabon
Yuri Ushijima, Haruka Abe, Marien J V M Mbadinga , Georgelin Nguema Ondo, Rodrigue Bikangui , Selidji T Agnandji , Bertrand Lell, Jiro Yasuda
 International Journal of Infectious Diseases Regions, 2022 Sep 5;5:68-71. doi: 10.1016/j.ijregi.2022.08.013. eCollection 2022 Dec.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36200059/

Antiviral activity of 5-aminolevulinic acid against variants of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
Mya Myat Ngwe Tun, Takaya Sakura, Yasuteru Sakurai, Yohei Kurosaki, Daniel Ken Inaoka, Norifumi Shioda, Jiro Yasuda, Kiyoshi Kita, Kouichi Morita
Tropical Medicine and Health, 2022 Jan 7;50(1):6. doi: 10.1186/s41182-021-00397-x. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34991723/

5-Aminolevulinic acid antiviral efficacy against SARS-CoV-2 omicron variant in vitro
Mya Myat Ngwe Tun, Takaya Sakura, Yasuteru Sakurai, Yohei Kurosaki, Daniel Ken Inaoka , Norifumi Shioda, Chris Smith, Jiro Yasuda, Kouichi Morita, Kiyoshi Kita
Trop Med Health. 2022 Apr 27;50(1):30. doi: 10.1186/s41182-022-00422-7. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35477500/

Optimization of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein Expression in the Silkworm and Induction of Efficient Protective Immunity by Inoculation With Alum Adjuvants
Akitsu Masuda, Jae Man Lee, Takeshi Miyata, Hiroaki Mon, Keita Sato, Kosuke Oyama, Yasuteru Sakurai, Jiro Yasuda, Daisuke Takahashi, Tadashi Ueda, Yuri Kato, Motohiro Nishida, Noriko Karasaki , Kohei Kakino , Takeru Ebihara, Takumi Nagasato , Masato Hino, Ayaka Nakashima, Kengo Suzuki, Yoshino Tonooka , Miyu Tanaka, Takato Moriyama, Hirokazu Nakatake , Ryosuke Fujita, Takahiro Kusakabe
Frontiers in Immunology, 2022 Jan 12;12:803647. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.803647. eCollection 2021.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35095889/

Long-term validation of a reverse transcription loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP) assay for the rapid detection of SARS-CoV-2 from March 2020 to October 2021 in Central Africa, Gabon
Haruka Abe, Yuri Ushijima, Rodrigue Bikangui , Georgelin Nguema Ondo, Ayong Moure, Yoric Yali-Assy-Oyamli , Rokusuke Yoshikawa, Bertrand Lell, Ayola A Adegnika , Jiro Yasuda
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2022 Dec 1;16(12):e0010964. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010964. eCollection 2022 Dec.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36455044/

Unique Evolution of SARS-CoV-2 in the Second Large Cruise Ship Cluster in Japan
Haruka Abe, Yuri Ushijima, Murasaki Amano, Yasuteru Sakurai, Rokusuke Yoshikawa, Takaaki Kinoshita, Yohei Kurosaki, Katsunori Yanagihara, Koichi Izumikawa , Kouichi Morita, Shigeru Kohno, Jiro Yasuda
Microorganisms, 2022 Jan 4;10(1):99. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms10010099.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35056548/

Delays in the arrival of the waves of COVID-19: a comparison between Gabon and the African continent
Haruka Abe, Yuri Ushijima, Rodrigue Bikangui, Georgelin Nguema Ondo, Bertrand Lell, Ayola A Adegnika , Jiro Yasuda
Lancet Microbe, 2022 Jul;3(7):e476. doi: 10.1016/S2666-5247(22)00091-X. Epub 2022 Apr 21.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35779562/

The evolving SARS-CoV-2 epidemic in Africa: Insights from rapidly expanding genomic surveillance
Houriiyah Tegally, James E San, Matthew Cotten, ...,  Haruka Abe, ..., Jiro Yasuda, ... et al.
 Science, 2022 Oct 7;378(6615):eabq5358. doi: 10.1126/science.abq5358. Epub 2022 Oct 7.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36108049/