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- Dai P*, Harada Y, Miyachi H, Tanaka H, Kitano S, Adachi T, Suzuki T, Hino H, Takamatsu T*. Combining TGF-β signal inhibition and connexin43 silencingfor iPSC induction from mouse cardiomyocytes. Sci. Rep.,4: 7323 (2014). (*Corresponding author)
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- Suzuki T, Dai P*, Hatakeyama T, Harada Y, Tanaka H, Yoshimura N, Takamatsu T*. TGF-β signaling regulates pancreatic β-cell proliferation through control of cell cycle regulator p27 expression.Acta Histochem. Cytochem., 46, 51-58(2013). (*Corresponding author)
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