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285. Marusic, S., Thakker, P., Pelker, JW., Stedman, NL., Lee, KL., McKew, JC., Han, L., Xu, X., Wolf, SF., Borey, AJ., Cui, J., Shen, MW., Donahue, F., Hassan-Zahraee, M., Leach, MW., Shimizu, T., and Clark, JD. (2008) Blockade of cytosolic phospholipase A2 α prevents experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis and diminishes development of Th1 and Th17 responses. J. Neuroimmunol. 204, 29-37.

284. Prevost, N., Mitsios, J., Kato, H., Burke, J. E., Dennis, E. A., Shimizu, T. and Shattil, S. J. (2008) Group IVA cytosolic phospholipase A2 (cPLA2) and integrin αIIbβ3 reinforce each other's functions during αIIbβ3 signaling in platelets. Blood 133, 447-457.

283. Li, Y., Yamada, H., Kita, Y., Suzuki, M., Endo, Y., Horita, S., Yamazaki, O., Shimizu, T., Seki, G., and Fujita, T. (2008) Arachidonic acid metabolites inhibit the stimulatory effect of angiotensin II in renal proximal tubules. Hypertens. Res. 31, 2155-2164.

282. Lopes-Vales, R., Navarro, X., Shimizu, T., Baskakis, C., Kokotos, G., Constanious-Kokotou, V., Stephen, D., Dennis, E. A., and David, S. (2008) Intracellular phospholipase A2 group IVA and group VIA play important roles in Wallerian degeneration and axon regeneration after peripheral nerve injury. Brain 131, 2620-2631.

281. Ikeda, K., Shimizu, T., and Taguchi, R. (2008) Targeted analysis of ganglioside and sulfatide molecular species by LC/ESI-MS/MS with theoretically expanded multiple reaction monitoring. J. Lipid Res. 49, 2678-2689.

280. Moos, M. P. W., Mewburn, J. D., Kan, F. W. K., Ishii, S., Abe, M., Sakimura, K., Noguchi, K., Shimizu, T., and Funk, C. D. (2008) Cysteinyl leukotriene 2 receptor-mediated vascular permeability via transendothelial vesicle transport. FASEB J. 22, 4352-4362.

279. Kihara, Y., Yanagida, K., Masago, K., Kita, Y., Hishikawa, D., Shindou, H., Ishii, S., and Shimizu, T. (2008) Platelet-Activating Factor Production in the Spinal Cord of Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis Mice via the Group IVA Cytosolic PLA2-LysoPAFAT Axis. J. Immunol. 181, 5008-5014.

278. Uozumi, N., Kita, Y., and Shimizu, T. (2008) Modulation of lipid and protein mediators of inflammation by cytosolic phospholipase A2α during experimental sepsis. J. Immunol. 181, 3558-3566.

277. Mashimo, M., Hirabayashi, T., Murayama, T., and Shimizu, T. (2008) Cytosolic PLA2α activation in Purkinje neurons and its role in AMPA-receptor trafficking J. Cell Sci. 121, 3015-3024.

276. Ito, S., Ito, Y., Katagiri, H., Suzuki, T., Hoka, S., Yokomizo, T., Shimizu, T., and Majima, M. (2008) Leukotriene B4/Leukotriene B4 Receptor Pathway Is Involved in Hepatic Microcirculatory Dysfunction Elicited by Endotoxin. Shock 30, 87-91.

275. Hase, M., Yokomizo, T., Shimizu, T., and Nakamura, M. (2008) Characterization of an orphan G protein-coupled receptor, GPR20, that constitutively activates Gi proteins. J. Biol. Chem. 283, 12747-12755.

274. Okuno, T., Iizuka, Y., Okazaki, H., Yokomizo, T., Taguchi, R., and Shimizu, T. (2008) 12(S)-Hydroxyheptadeca-5Z, 8E, 10E-trienoic acid is a natural ligand for leukotriene B4 receptor 2. J. Exp. Med. 205, 759-766.

273. Tsujimura, Y., Obata, K., Mukai, K., Shindou, H., Yoshida, M., Nshikado, H., Kawano, Y., Minegishi, Y., Shimizu, T., and Karasuyama, H. (2008) Basophils play a pivotal role in IgG-mediated, but not IgE-mediated systemic anaphylaxis. Immunity 28, 581-589.

272. Harayama, T*., Shindou, H*. (*, equal contribution), Ogasawara, R., Suwabe, A, and Shimizu, T. (2008) Identification of a novel non inflammatory biosynthetic pathway of platelet-activating factor. J. Biol. Chem. 283, 11097-11106.

271. Hishikawa, D*., Shindou, H*. (*, equal contribution), Kobayashi, S., Nakanishi, H., Taguchi, R., and Shimizu, T. (2008) Discovery of a lysophospholipid acyltransferase family essential for membrane asymmetry and diversity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 2830-2835.