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2007

SOCS3 is required to temporally fine-tune photoreceptor cell differentiation

Ozawa, Y., Nakao, K., Shimazaki, T., Shimmura, S., Kurihara, T., Ishida, S., Yoshimura, A., Tsubota, K. & Okano, H., 2007 Mar 15, In : Developmental Biology. 303, 2, p. 591-600 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

The application of in vivo confocal scanning laser microscopy in the management of Acanthamoeba keratitis

Matsumoto, Y., Dogru, M., Sato, E. A., Katono, Y., Uchino, Y., Shimmura, S. & Tsubota, K., 2007 Jul 25, In : Molecular vision. 13, p. 1319-1326 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)

β-catenin activation and epithelial-mesenchymal transition in the pathogenesis of pterygium

Kato, N., Shimmura, S., Kawakita, T., Miyashita, H., Ogawa, Y., Yoshida, S., Higa, K., Okano, H. & Tsubota, K., 2007 Apr 1, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 48, 4, p. 1511-1517 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Accessory cell populations in the cornea

Shimmura, S. & Kawakita, T., 2006 Apr, In : Ocular Surface. 4, 2, p. 74-80 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Association between meibomian gland changes and aging, sex, or tear function

Den, S., Shimizu, K., Ikeda, T., Tsubota, K., Shimmura, S. & Shimazaki, J., 2006 Jul 1, In : Cornea. 25, 6, p. 651-655 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

107 Citations (Scopus)

Changes observed in keratolimbal allograft

Maruyama-Hosoi, F., Shimazaki, J., Shimmura, S. & Tsubota, K., 2006 May 1, In : Cornea. 25, 4, p. 377-382 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Collagen-immobilized poly(vinyl alcohol) as an artificial cornea scaffold that supports a stratified corneal epithelium

Miyashita, H., Shimmura, S., Kobayashi, H., Taguchi, T., Asano-Kato, N., Uchino, Y., Kato, M., Shimazaki, J., Tanaka, J. & Tsubota, K., 2006 Jan 1, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials. 76, 1, p. 56-63 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of Deep Lamellar Keratoplasty and Penetrating Keratoplasty for Lattice and Macular Corneal Dystrophies

Kawashima, M., Kawakita, T., Den, S., Shimmura, S., Tsubota, K. & Shimazaki, J., 2006 Aug 1, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology. 142, 2, p. 304-309 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Citations (Scopus)

Cytokeratin 15 can be used to identify the limbal phenotype in normal and diseased ocular surfaces

Yoshida, S., Shimmura, S., Kawakita, T., Miyashita, H., Den, S., Shimazaki, J. & Tsubota, K., 2006 Nov 1, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 47, 11, p. 4780-4786 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

116 Citations (Scopus)

Dacryoadenitis associated with Acanthamoeba keratitis

Tomita, M., Shimmura, S., Tsubota, K. & Shimazaki, J., 2006 Sep 19, In : Archives of Ophthalmology. 124, 9, p. 1239-1242 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
19 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation of multipotent neural crest-derived stem cells from the adult mouse cornea

Yoshida, S., Shimmura, S., Nagoshi, N., Fukuda, K., Matsuzaki, Y., Okano, H. & Tsubota, K., 2006 Dec 1, In : Stem Cells. 24, 12, p. 2714-2722 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

142 Citations (Scopus)

Long-standing Bullous Keratopathy Is Associated with Peripheral Conjunctivalization and Limbal Deficiency

Uchino, Y., Goto, E., Takano, Y., Dogru, M., Shinozaki, N., Shimmura, S., Yagi, Y., Tsubota, K. & Shimazaki, J., 2006 Jul 1, In : Ophthalmology. 113, 7, p. 1098-1101 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Microkeratome assisted deep lamellar keratoprosthesis

Shimmura, S., Miyashita, H., Uchino, Y., Taguchi, T., Kobayashi, H., Shimazaki, J., Tanaka, J. & Tsubota, K., 2006 Jul 1, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 90, 7, p. 826-829 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ocular surface epithelial cells up-regulate HLA-G when expanded in vitro on amniotic membrane substrates

Higa, K., Shimmura, S., Shimazaki, J. & Tsubota, K., 2006 Jul 1, In : Cornea. 25, 6, p. 715-721 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Ocular surface reconstruction for thermal burns caused by fireworks

Shimazaki, J., Konomi, K., Shimmura, S. & Tsubota, K., 2006 Feb 1, In : Cornea. 25, 2, p. 139-145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Proteomic analysis of soluble factors secreted by limbal fibroblasts

Shimmura, S., Miyashita, H., Higa, K., Yoshida, S., Shimazaki, J. & Tsubota, K., 2006 May 11, In : Molecular vision. 12, p. 478-484 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Deep lamellar keratoplasty (DLKP) in keratoconus patients using viscoadaptive viscoelastics

Shimmura, S., Shimazaki, J., Omoto, M., Teruya, A., Ishioka, M. & Tsubota, K., 2005 Mar 1, In : Cornea. 24, 2, p. 178-181 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Citations (Scopus)

Hyaluronic acid-CD44 interaction mediates the adhesion of lymphocytes by amniotic membrane stroma

Higa, K., Shimmura, S., Shimazaki, J. & Tsubota, K., 2005 Mar 1, In : Cornea. 24, 2, p. 206-212 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Citations (Scopus)

Melanocytes in the corneal limbus interact with K19-positive basal epithelial cells

Higa, K., Shimmura, S., Miyashita, H., Shimazaki, J. & Tsubota, K., 2005 Aug 1, In : Experimental Eye Research. 81, 2, p. 218-223 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Citations (Scopus)

Microkeratome-assisted phacoemulsification

Shimmura, S., Omoto, M., Den, S., Bissen-Miyajima, H., Tsubota, K. & Shimazaki, J., 2005 Sep 1, In : Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 31, 9, p. 1699-1701 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Ocular surface and MUC5AC alterations in atopic patients with corneal shield ulcers

Dogru, M., Asano-Kato, N., Tanaka, M., Igarashi, A., Shimmura, S., Shimazaki, J., Okada, N., Takano, Y., Fukagawa, K., Tsubota, K. & Fujishima, H., 2005 Oct 1, In : Current Eye Research. 30, 10, p. 897-908 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Citations (Scopus)

Oxidative stress of the cornea

Shimmura, S., 2005 Jul 1, In : Folia Ophthalmologica Japonica. 56, 7, p. 475-480 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regulation of stem cells in the niche

Suda, T., Arai, F. & Shimmura, S., 2005 Nov, In : Cornea. 24, 8 SUPPL., p. S12-S17

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Serum-free spheroid culture of mouse corneal keratocytes

Yoshida, S., Shimmura, S., Shimazaki, J., Shinozaki, N. & Tsubota, K., 2005 Dec 1, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 46, 5, p. 1653-1658 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Citations (Scopus)

Transplantation of corneal endothelium with Descemet's membrane using a hyroxyethyl methacrylate polymer as a carrier

Shimmura, S., Miyashita, H., Konomi, K., Shinozaki, N., Taguchi, T., Kobayashi, H., Shimazaki, J., Tanaka, J. & Tsubota, K., 2005 Feb 1, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 89, 2, p. 134-137 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Collagen immobilized PVA hydrogel-hydroxyapatite composites prepared by kneading methods as a material for peripheral cuff of artificial cornea

Kobayashi, H., Kato, M., Taguchi, T., Ikoma, T., Miyashita, H., Shimmura, S., Tsubota, K. & Tanaka, J., 2004 Dec 1, In : Materials Science and Engineering C. 24, 6-8 SPEC. ISS., p. 729-735 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Citations (Scopus)

Component surgery of the cornea

Shimmura, S., 2004 Nov, In : Cornea. 23, 8 SUPPL., p. S31-S35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Donor Source Affects the Outcome of Ocular Surface Reconstruction in Chemical or Thermal Burns of the Cornea

Shimazaki, J., Shimmura, S. & Tsubota, K., 2004 Jan, In : Ophthalmology. 111, 1, p. 38-44 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Citations (Scopus)

Effectiveness and safety of systemic cyclosporine for high-risk keratoplasty

Omoto, M., Shimmura, S., Dogru, M., Shimazaki, J. & Tsubota, K., 2004 Jul 2, In : Japanese Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology. 58, 5, p. 773-776 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Efficacy and safety of international donor sharing: a single-center, case-controlled study on corneal transplantation.

Shimazaki, J., Shinozaki, N., Shimmura, S., Holland, E. J. & Tsubota, K., 2004 Jul 27, In : Transplantation. 78, 2, p. 216-220 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy of core vitrectomy preceding triple corneal procedure

Konomi, K., Shimazaki, J., Shimmura, S., Akabane, N., Goto, E. & Tsubota, K., 2004 Aug 1, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 88, 8, p. 1023-1025 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Ocular surface changes with applanation contact lens and coupling fluid use after argon laser photocoagulation in noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

Dogru, M., Kaderli, B., Gelisken, O., Yücel, A., Avci, R., Goto, E., Shimmura, S., Shimazaki, J. & Tsubota, K., 2004 Sep 1, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology. 138, 3, p. 381-388 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Role of the endothelial pump in flap adhesion after laser in situ keratomileusis

Bissen-Miyajima, H., Nakamura, K., Kaido, M., Shimmura, S. & Tsubota, K., 2004 Sep 1, In : Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 30, 9, p. 1989-1992 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Same-Size Donor Corneas for Myopic Keratoconus

Shimmura, S., Ando, M., Ishioka, M., Shimazaki, J. & Tsubota, K., 2004 May 1, In : Cornea. 23, 4, p. 345-349 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

UV dose-dependent caspase activation in a corneal epithelial cell line

Shimmura, S., Tadano, K. & Tsubota, K., 2004 Feb 1, In : Current Eye Research. 28, 2, p. 85-92 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Albumin as a tear supplement in the treatment of severe dry eye

Shimmura, S., Ueno, R., Matsumoto, Y., Goto, E., Higuchi, A., Shimazaki, J. & Tsubota, K., 2003 Oct 1, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 87, 10, p. 1279-1283 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

Amniotic membrane transplantation with conjunctival autograft for recurrent pterygium

Shimazaki, J., Kosaka, K., Shimmura, S. & Tsubota, K., 2003 Jan 1, In : Ophthalmology. 110, 1, p. 119-124 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Citations (Scopus)

Collagen-poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-based membranes for corneal stroma scaffolds

Shimmura, S., Doillon, C. J., Griffith, M., Nakamura, M., Gagnon, E., Usui, A., Shinozaki, N. & Tsubota, K., 2003 Oct, In : Cornea. 22, 7 SUPPL., p. S81-S88

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

Corneal opacity and cataract: Triple procedure versus secondary approach

Shimmura, S., Ohashi, Y., Shiroma, H., Shimazaki, J. & Tsubota, K., 2003 Apr 1, In : Cornea. 22, 3, p. 234-238 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of neutrophils and possible involvement of interleukin-8 in diffuse lamellar keratitis after laser in situ keratomileusis

Asano-Kato, N., Toda, I., Shimmura, S., Noda-Tsuruya, T., Fukagawa, K., Yoshinaga, M., Matsukawa, A. & Tsubota, K., 2003 Oct, In : Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 29, 10, p. 1996-2000 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Disposable eyelid-warming device for the treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction

Mori, A., Shimazaki, J., Shimmura, S., Fujishima, H., Oguchi, Y. & Tsubota, K., 2003 Jan 1, In : Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology. 47, 6, p. 578-586 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Intraocular pressure following keratoplasty and corticosteroid instillation in keratoconus patients

Ishioka, M., Shimmura, S., Shimazaki, J., Fukagawa, K. & Tsubota, K., 2003 Jun 23, In : Japanese Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology. 57, 5, p. 680-682 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lecithin-bound superoxide dismutase in the treatment of noninfectious corneal ulcers

Shimmura, S., Igarashi, R., Yaguchi, H., Ohashi, Y., Shimazaki, J. & Tsubota, K., 2003 May 1, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology. 135, 5, p. 613-619 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Therapeutic deep lamellar keratoplasty for cornea perforation

Shimmura, S., Shimazaki, J. & Tsubota, K., 2003 Jun 1, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology. 135, 6, p. 896-897 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Artificial human corneas: Scaffolds for transplantation and host regeneration

Griffith, M., Hakim, M., Shimmura, S., Watsky, M. A., Li, F., Carlsson, D., Doillon, C. J., Nakamura, M., Suuronen, E., Shinozaki, N., Nakata, K. & Sheardown, H., 2002 Oct, In : Cornea. 21, 7 SUPPL., p. S54-S61

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical application of living-related conjunctival-limbal allograft

Tsubota, K., Shimmura, S., Shinozaki, N., Holland, E. J. & Shimazaki, J., 2002 Jan 1, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology. 133, 1, p. 134-135 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy of diclofenac sodium in treating post-penetrating keratoplasty pain and inflammation in patients with keratoconus

Teruya, A., Shimazaki, J., Shimmura, S. & Tsubota, K., 2002 Jan 1, In : Folia Ophthalmologica Japonica. 53, 5, p. 359-363 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Free radicals in phacoemulsification and aspiration procedures

Takahashi, H., Sakamoto, A., Takahashi, R., Ohmura, T., Shimmura, S. & Ohara, K., 2002 Oct 1, In : Archives of Ophthalmology. 120, 10, p. 1348-1352 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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40 Citations (Scopus)

Limbal stem cell transplantation for the treatment of subepithelial amyloidosis of the cornea (gelatinous drop-like dystrophy)

Shimazaki, J., Shimmura, S. & Tsubota, K., 2002 Mar 12, In : Cornea. 21, 2, p. 177-180 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)