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  1. Chou B, Hisaeda H, Shen J, Duan X, Imai T, Tu L, Murata S, Tanaka K, Himeno K.  Critical contribution of immunoproteasomes in the induction of protective immunity against Trypanosoma cruzi in mice vaccinated with a plasmid encoding a CTL epitope fused to green fluorescence protein., Microbes Infect. 10: 241-50 (2008) [abstract]
  2. Hirano, Y., Kaneko, T., Okamoto, K., Bai, M., Yashiroda, H., Furuyama, K., Kato, K., Tanaka, K., Murata, S.: Dissecting beta-ring assembly pathway of the mammalian 20S proteasome. EMBO J. 27: 2204-2213 (2008) [abstract]
  3. Murata S, Takahama Y, Tanaka K. Thymoproteasome: probable role in generating positively selecting peptides., Curr Opin Immunol. 20: 192-196 (2008) [abstract]
  4. Nitta T, Murata S, Ueno T, Tanaka K, Takahama Y.: Thymic microenvironments for T-cell repertoire formation., Adv Immunol. 99:59-94 [abstract]
  5. Takahama Y, Tanaka K, Murata S. Modest cortex and promiscuous medulla for thymic repertoire formation., Trends Immunol. 29: 251-255 (2008) [abstract]
  6. Tokui K, Adachi H, Waza M, Katsuno M, Minamiyama M, Doi H, Tanaka K, Hamazaki J, Murata S, Tanaka F, Sobue G. 17-DMAG ameliorates polyglutamine-mediated motor neuron degeneration through well-preserved proteasome function in a SBMA model mouse., Hum Mol Genet. 2008 Dec 9 [Epub ahead of print]. [abstract]
  7. Yamano T, Mizukami S, Murata S, Chiba T, Tanaka K, Udono H. Hsp90-mediated assembly of the 26 S proteasome is involved in major histocompatibility complex class I antigen processing., J Biol Chem. 283(42):28060-5. [abstract]
  8. Yamano T, Sugahara H, Mizukami S, Murata S, Chiba T, Tanaka K, Yui K, Udono H. Allele-selective effect of PA28 in MHC class I antigen processing., J. Immunol. 181(3):1655-64. [abstract]
  9. Yashiroda, H., Mizushima, T., Okamoto, K., Kameyama, T., Hayashi, H., Kishimoto, T., Kasahara , M., Kurimoto, E., Sakata, E., Suzuki, A., Yuko Hirano, Y., Murata , S., Kato, K., Yamane, T., and Tanaka, K. (2008) Crystal Structure of a Chaperone Complex that Contributes to the Assembly of Yeast 20S Proteasomes., Nature Struct. Mol. Biol. 15, 228 − 236 [abstract]