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Takako Makita, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics
CHL Mail Stop #135 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 361 4670

Publications

Mendez M, Fernandez GE, Makita T. Placode lineage contributes to enteric sensory neurons in response to endothelin signaling. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2015 Dec; 47(Pt A):114. View in: PubMed

Manousiouthakis E, Mendez M, Exertier P, Garner M, Makita T. Venous endothelin guides sympathetic innervation of the heart. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2015 Dec; 47(Pt A):114-5. View in: PubMed

Suo D, Park J, Young S, Makita T, Deppmann CD. Coronin-1 and calcium signaling governs sympathetic final target innervation. J Neurosci. 2015 Mar 4; 35(9):3893-902. View in: PubMed

Shen H, Cavallero S, Estrada KD, Sandovici I, Kumar SR, Makita T, Lien CL, Constancia M, Sucov HM. Extracardiac control of embryonic cardiomyocyte proliferation and ventricular wall expansion. Cardiovasc Res. 2015 Mar 1; 105(3):271-8. View in: PubMed

Manousiouthakis E, Mendez M, Garner MC, Exertier P, Makita T. Venous endothelin guides sympathetic innervation of the developing mouse heart. Nat Commun. 2014; 5:3918. View in: PubMed

Makita T. Nerve control of blood vessel patterning. Dev Cell. 2013 Feb 25; 24(4):340-1. View in: PubMed

Makita T, Sucov HM, Gariepy CE, Yanagisawa M, Ginty DD. Endothelins are vascular-derived axonal guidance cues for developing sympathetic neurons. Nature. 2008 Apr 10; 452(7188):759-63. View in: PubMed

Choudhary B, Ito Y, Makita T, Sasaki T, Chai Y, Sucov HM. Cardiovascular malformations with normal smooth muscle differentiation in neural crest-specific type II TGFbeta receptor (Tgfbr2) mutant mice. Dev Biol. 2006 Jan 15; 289(2):420-9. View in: PubMed

Makita T, Duncan SA, Sucov HM. Retinoic acid, hypoxia, and GATA factors cooperatively control the onset of fetal liver erythropoietin expression and erythropoietic differentiation. Dev Biol. 2005 Apr 1; 280(1):59-72. View in: PubMed

Chen TH, Chang TC, Kang JO, Choudhary B, Makita T, Tran CM, Burch JB, Eid H, Sucov HM. Epicardial induction of fetal cardiomyocyte proliferation via a retinoic acid-inducible trophic factor. Dev Biol. 2002 Oct 1; 250(1):198-207. View in: PubMed

Huang J, Powell WC, Khodavirdi AC, Wu J, Makita T, Cardiff RD, Cohen MB, Sucov HM, Roy-Burman P. Prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia in mice with conditional disruption of the retinoid X receptor alpha allele in the prostate epithelium. Cancer Res. 2002 Aug 15; 62(16):4812-9. View in: PubMed

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