Yasutaka Okabe PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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  • BS, Waseda University, 2000
  • M.S., Waseda University, 2002
  • Ph.D., Osaka University, 2006

Selected Publications

  • Okabe Y, and Medzhitov R. "Tissue-specific signals control reversible program of localization and functional polarization of macrophages." Cell, 157, 832-844, 2014.
  • Okabe Y, Sano T, and Nagata S. "Regulation of the innate immune response by threonine-phosphatase of Eyes absent." Nature, 460, 520-524, 2009.
  • Nakaya M, Tanaka M, Okabe Y, Hanayama R, and Nagata S. "Opposite effects of rho family GTPases on engulfment of apoptotic cells by macrophages." J. Biol. Chem., 281, 8836-8842, 2006.


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