Since 2000

  1. Luan Yi, Zhang Y, You M, Xu PC, Yu SY, Chung S, Kurita T, Woodruff TK, Zhu J, Kim SY (2022): Development of ovarian tumor causes significant loss of muscle and adipose tissue: a novel mouse model for cancer cachexia study. Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle, PMID: 35044098, DOI: 10.1002/jcsm.12864
  2. Terakawa J, Serna VA, Nair DM, Sato S, Kawakami K, Radovick S, Maire P and Kurita T (2020): SIX1 cooperates with RUNX1 and SMAD4 in cell fate commitment of Müllerian duct epithelium. Cell Death and Differentiation, 27(12):3307-3320. PMC7852590
  3. Böttinger P, Schreiber K, Hyjek K, Krausz T, Spiotto MT, Idel C, Booras H, Beck-Engeser G, Riederer J, Willimsky G, Wolf SP, Steiner M, Karrison T, Jensen E, Weichselbaum RR, Nakamura Y, Yew PY, Kurita T, Kiyotani K, Leisegang M, and Schreiber H (2020): Cooperation of genes in HPV16 E6/E7-dependent cervico-vaginal carcinogenesis trackable by endoscopy and independent of exogenous estrogens or carcinogens. Carcinogenesis, 41(11):1605-1615. PMC7896110
  4. Lin K, Qiang W, Zhu M, Ding Y, Shi Q, Chen X, Zsiros E, Wang K, Yang X, Kurita T, Xu EY (2019): Mammalian Pum1 and Pum2 Control Body Size via Translational Regulation of the Cell Cycle Inhibitor Cdkn1bCell Reports, 26(9):2434-50 e6. PMC6444939
  5. Terakawa J, Serna VA, Taketo MM, Daikoku T, Suarez A and Kurita T (2019): Ovarian-insufficiency and CTNNB1mutations drive malignant transformation of endometrial hyperplasia with altered PTEN/PI3K activities. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(10): 4528–4537. PMC6410785.
  6. Kim SY, Nair DM, Romero MM, Serna VA, Koleske AJ, Woodruff TK, Kurita T (2019): Transient inhibition of p53 homologs protects ovarian function from two distinct apoptotic pathways triggered by anti-cancer therapies. Cell Death and Differentiation, Mar;26(3):502-515. PMC6370889.
  7. Kurita, T. and Terakawa, J. (2019) “Endometrial development and its fine structure”: Kwak-Kim, J. (Eds.), Endometrial Gene Expression: An Emerging Paradigm for Reproductive Disorders: Springer Nature. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-28584-5_1
  8. Kurita, T. (2018) “Cervix: Cell Biology”: In Encyclopedia of Reproduction 2ndEdition, Skinner, M. Eds., Elsevier. Book ISBN: 9780128118993
  9. Robboy S, Cunha GR, Kurita T, and Strickland KC. (2018) “Vagina”: In Histology for Pathologists, Mills, S. Eds., Wolters Kluwer.  Book ISBN: 9781451113037
  10. Cunha GR, Robboy SJ, Kurita T, Isaacson D, Shen J, Cao M, Baskin LS (2018):  Development of the human female reproductive tract. Differentiation, 103: 46-65. PMC6234064.
  11. Cunha GR, Kurita T, Cao M, Shen J, Cooke PS, Robboy SJ, Baskin LS (2018): Tissue interactions and estrogenic response during human female fetal reproductive tract development. Differentiation, 101:39-45. PMC5993605.
  12. Serna VA, Wu X, Qiang W, Thomas J, Blumenfeld ML, Kurita T (2018): Cellular kinetics of MED12-mutant uterine leiomyoma growth and regression in vivo. Endocrine-Related Cancer, 25(7):747-59. PMC6032993.
  13. Serna VA, Kurita T (2018): Patient-derived xenograft model for uterine leiomyoma by sub-renal capsule grafting. Journal of Biological Methods, 5(2): e91. PMC6289531.
  14. Kim SY and Kurita T. (2018): New Insights into the Role of Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase Activity in the Physiology of Immature Oocytes: Lessons from Recent Mouse Model Studies. European Medical Journal Reproductive Health, 3 (2): 119-125. PMC6147255.
  15. Wu X, Serna VA, Thomas J, Qiang W, Blumenfeld ML, Kurita T (2017): Subtype-Specific Tumor-Associated Fibroblasts Contribute to the Pathogenesis of Uterine Leiomyoma. Cancer Research, 77(24):6891-901. PMC6147255.
  16. Robboy SJ, Kurita T, Baskin L, Cunha GR (2017): New insights into human female reproductive tract development. Differentiation, 97:9-22. PMC5712241.
  17. Cunha GR, Kurita T, Cao M, Shen J, Robboy SJ, Baskin L. (2017): Response of xenografts of developing human female reproductive tracts to the synthetic estrogen, diethylstilbestrol. Differentiation, 98:35-54. PMC7252584.
  18. Cunha GR, Kurita T, Cao M, Shen J, Robboy S, Baskin L (2017): Molecular mechanisms of development of the human fetal female reproductive tract. Differentiation, 97:54-72. PMC5940488.
  19. Walker CJ, O’Hern MJ, Serna VA, Kurita T, Miranda MA, Sapp CE, Mutch DG, Cohn DE, Goodfellow PJ. (2017): Novel SOX17 frameshift mutations in endometrial cancer are functionally distinct from recurrent missense mutations. Oncotarget, 8(40), 68758-68768. PMC5620294.
  20. Terakawa J, Rocchi A, Serna VA, Bottinger EP, Graff JM, Kurita T (2016): FGFR2IIIb-MAPK activity is required for epithelial cell fate decision in the lower Mullerian duct. Molecular Endocrinology, 30(7):783-95. PMC4926232.
  21. Kim SY, Ebbert K, Cordeiro MH, Romero MM, Whelan KA, Suarez AA, Woodruff T, Kurita T (2016): Constitutive activation of PI3K in oocytes induces ovarian granulosa cell tumors. Cancer Research, 76(13):3851-61. PMC5081136.
  22. Koohestani F, Qiang W, MacNeill AL, Druschitz SA, Serna VA, Adur M, Kurita T, Nowak RA (2016): Halofuginone suppresses growth of human uterine leiomyoma cells in a mouse xenograft model. Human reproduction(Oxford, England), 31(7):1540-51. PMC4901881.
  23. Kim SY, Ebbert K, Cordeiro MH, Romero M, Zhu J, Serna AV, Whelan KA, Woodruff TK, Kurita T (2015): Cell autonomous phosphoinositide 3-kinase activation in oocytes disrupts normal ovarian function through promoting survival and overgrowth of ovarian follicles. Endocrinology, 156(4):1464-76. PMC4399322.
  24. Wang G, Ishikawa H, Sone K, Kobayashi, Kim J, Kurita T, Shozu M (2014): A NOD/SCID murine xenograft model for human uterine leiomyoma. Fertility and Sterility, 101(5):1485-92. PMID: 24636398.DOI: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.01.054
  25. Xu X, Ayub B, Liu Z, Serna VA, Qiang W, Liu Y, Hernando E, Zabludoff S, Kurita T, Kong B and Wei JJ (2014): Anti-MiR-182 reduces ovarian cancer burden, invasion and metastasis: An in vivo study in orthotopic xenografts of nude mice. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, 13(7):1729-39. PMC4096544.
  26. Qiang W, Liu Z, Serna VA, Druschitz SA, Espona-Fiedler M, Liu Y, Wei JJ, and Kurita T (2014): Down-regulation of miR-29b is essential for pathogenesis of uterine leiomyoma. Endocrinology, 155(3):663-9. PMC3929741.
  27. Bertsch E, Qiang W, Zhang Q, Espona-Fiedler M, Kong B, Kurita T and Wei JJ (2014): MED12 and HMGA2: Two independent genetic alterations in uterine leiomyoma. Modern Pathology, 27(8):1144-53. PMC4081525.
  28. Ono M, Yin P, Navarro A, Moravek MB, Coon V JS, Druschitz SA, Serna, Qiang W, Brooks DC, Malpani SS, Ma J, Ercana CM, Mittal N, Monsivaisa D, Dyson MT, Yemelyanov A, Maruyama T, Chakravarti D, Kim JJ, Kurita T, Gottardi CJ, and Bulun SB (2013): WNT/β-Catenin Paracrine Signaling Between Leiomyoma Stem Cells and the Mature Cell Population in Uterine Leiomyoma Cell Growth. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(42):17053-8. PMC3801037.
  29. Sefton EC, Qiang W, Serna VA, Kurita T, Wei JJ, Chakravarti D and Kim JJ (2013): MK-2206, an AKT inhibitor, promotes caspase-independent cell death and inhibits leiomyoma growth. Endocrinology, 154(11):4046-57. PMC3800769.
  30. Laronda MM, Unno K, Ishi K, Serna VA, Butler LM, Mills AA, Orvisc GD, Behringer RR, Deng C, Sinha S and Kurita T (2013): Diethylstilbestrol induces vaginal adenosis by disrupting SMAD/RUNX1-mediated cell fate decision in the Müllerian duct epithelium. Developmental Biology, 381(1):5-16. PMC3947918.
  31. Kim SY, Cordeiro MH, Serna VA, Ebbert K, Butler LM, Sinha S, Mills AA, Woodruff TK, and Kurita T (2013): Rescue of platinum-damaged oocytes from programmed cell death through inactivation of the p53 family signaling network. Cell Death and Differentiation, 20 (8), 987-97. PMC3705595.
  32. Kim J, Kurita T and Bulun SE (2013): Progesterone Action in Endometrial Cancer, Endometriosis, Uterine Fibroids, and Breast Cancer. Endocrine Review,34(1):130-62. PMC3565104.
  33. Ono M, Qiang W, Serna VA, Yin P, Coon JS 5th, Navarro A, Monsivais D, Kakinuma T, Dyson M, Druschitz S, Unno K, Kurita T and Bulun SE (2012): Role of stem cells in human uterine leiomyoma growth. PLoS One, 7(5):e36935. PMC3343011.
  34. Romano RA, Smalley K, Magraw C, Serna VA, Kurita T, Raghavan S and Sinha S (2012): DNp63 is a Key Regulator of Epithelial Development and a Marker of Epithelial Stem Cells. Development, 139(4):772-82. PMC3265062.
  35. Laronda MM, Butler LM, Unno K, and Kurita T (2012): Developmental anomalies of the female reproductive tract as a result of diethylstilbestrol exposure in utero. Differentiation, 82, 252-256. PMC3443265.
  36. Nakamura H, Wang Y, Kurita T, Adomat H, Cunha GR and Wang Y (2011): Genistein increases epidermal growth factor receptor signaling and promotes tumor progression in advanced human prostate cancer. PLoS One, 6 (5): e20034. PMC3095647.
  37. Murashima A, Miyagawa S, Ogino Y, Nishida-Fukuda H, Araki K, Matsumoto T, Kaneko T, Yoshinaga K, Yamamura K, Kurita T, Kato S, Moon AM and Yamada G (2011): Essential Roles of Androgen Signaling in Wolffian Duct Stabilization and Epididymal Cell Differentiation. Endocrinology, 152: 1640 – 1651. PMC3060634.
  38. Kurita T (2011): Normal and Abnormal Epithelial Differentiation in the Female Reproductive Tract. Differentiation, 85, 117-126. PMC3178098.
  39. Memarzadeh S, Zong Y, Janzen DM, Goldstein AS, Cheng D, Kurita T, Schafenacker AM, Huang J and Witte ON (2010): Cell-autonomous activation of the PI3-kinase pathway initiates endometrial cancer from adult uterine epithelium. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107:17298 – 17303. PMC2951427.
  40. Kurita T (2010): Developmental Origin of Vaginal Epithelium. Differentiation,80: 99-105. PMC2943051.
  41. Ishikawa H, Ishi K, Serna VA, Kakazu R, Bulun S and Kurita T (2010): *Progesterone is essential for maintenance and growth of uterine leiomyoma. Endocrinology, 151, 2433 – 2442. PMC2875812.
  42. Bulun SE, Cheng YH, Pavone ME, Yin P, Imir G, Utsunomiya H, Thung S, Xue Q, Marsh EE, Tokunaga H, Ishikawa H, Kurita T and Su EJ (2010): “17β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase-2 deficiency and progesterone resistance in endometriosis.” Semin Reprod Me 28, 44-50. PMC4511594.
  43. Suzuki K, Haraguchi R, Ogata T, Barbieri O, Alegria O, Vieux-Rochas M, Nakagata N, Ito M, Mills AA, Kurita T, Levi G and Yamada G (2008): Abnormal urethra formation in mouse models of Split-hand/split-foot malformation type 1 and type 4. European Journal of Human Genetics, 16, 36-44. PMID: 17878916. DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejhg.5201925
  44. Kurita T and Nakamura H (2008) “Embryology of the uterus“: In The Endometrium., J. Aplin, S. Fazleabas, S. Glasser and L. Giudice,  eds. (Harwood Academic Publishers), pp.1 – 18. ISBN 9780415385831.
  45. Noorali S, Kurita T, Woolcock B, de Algara TR, Lo M, Paralkar V, Hoodless PA and Vielkind J (2007): Dynamics of Expression of Growth Differentiation Factor 15 during Normal Prostate and Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia Development in the Mouse. Differentiation, 75, 325–336. PMID: 17286605. DOI: 10.1111/j.1432-0436.2006.00142.x
  46. Doxsee DW, Gout PW, Kurita T, Lo M, Buckley AR, Wang Y, Xue H, Karp CM, Cutz JC, Cunha GR and Wang YZ (2007): Sulfasalazine-induced cystine starvation: potential use for prostate cancer therapy. Prostate, 67, 162-171. PMID: 17075799. DOI: 10.1002/pros.20508
  47. Kurita T, Medina RT, Schabel AB, Young P, Gama P, Parekh TV, Brody J, Cunha GR, Osteen KG, Bruner-Tran KL and Gold LI (2005): The AF-1 domain of ERαin uterine stromal cells is required for mouse but not human uterine epithelial response to estrogen. Differentiation, 73,313-322. PMID: 16138832. DOI: 10.1111/j.1432-0436.2005.00033.x
  48. Kurita T, Cunha GR, Robboy SJ, Mills AA and Medina RT (2005): Differential expression of p63 isoforms in female reproductive organs. Mechanism of Development, 122, 1043-1055. PMID: 15922574. DOI: 10.1016/j.mod.2005.04.008
  49. Ricke WA, Wang YZ, Kurita T, Hayward SW and Cunha GR (2005): “Hormonal and stromal regulation of normal and neoplastic prostatic development.” Prog Mol Subcell Biol., 40,183-216. PMID: 17153485. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-27671-8_8
  50. Kurita T, Medina RT, Mills AA and Cunha GR (2004): Role of p63 and basal cells in the prostate. Development, 131, 4955 –4964. PMID: 15371309. DOI: 10.1242/dev.01384
  51. Cunha GR, Cooke PS and Kurita T (2004): “Role of stromal-epithelial interactions in hormonal response.”  Histology and Cytology67:417-434. PMID: 15781983. DOI: 10.1679/aohc.67.417
  52. Cunha GR, Ricke W, Thomson A, Marker PC, Risbridger G, Hayward S, Wang YZ, Donjacour AA and Kurita T (2004): “Hormonal, Cellular, and Molecular Regulation of Normal and Neoplastic Prostatic Development.” Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 92, 221-236. PMID: 15663986. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2004.10.017
  53. Kurita T, Mills AA and Cunha GR (2004): Roles of p63 in the diethylstilbestrol (DES) -induced cervicovaginal adenosis. Development131, 1639-1649. PMID: 14998922. DOI: 10.1242/dev.01038
  54. Sato T, Hardy MP, Wang G, Kurita T, Cunha GR and Cooke PS (2002): Role of systemic and local insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) in the effects of estrogen on growth and epithelial proliferation of mouse uterus. Endocrinology, 147, 2673-2679.
  55. Kurita T, Cooke PS, and Cunha GR (2001): Epithelial-stromal tissue interaction in paramesonephric (Müllerian) epithelial differentiation. Developmental Biology, 240, 194-211. PMID: 11784056. DOI: 10.1006/dbio.2001.0458
  56. Risbridger G, Wang H, Young P, Kurita T, Wong YZ, Lubahn DB, Gustafsson J-Å and Cunha GR (2001): Evidence that epithelial and mesenchymal estrogen receptor-alpha mediate effects of estrogen on prostatic epithelium. Developmental Biology, 229, 432-442. PMID: 11784056. DOI: 10.1006/dbio.2001.0458
  57. Kurita T. Lee K, Saunders PTK, Cooke PS, Taylor JA, Lubahn DB, Zhao C, Mäkelä S, Gustafsson J-Å, Dahiya R, and Cunha GR (2001): Regulation of progesterone receptors and decidualization in uterine stroma of the estrogen receptor-a knockout mouse. Biology of Reproduction, 64, 272-283. PMID: 11133684. DOI: 10.1095/biolreprod64.1.272
  58. Kurita T, Wang YZ, Donjacour AA, Zhao C, Lydon JP, O’Malley BW, Isaacs JT, Dahiya R and Cunha GR (2001): Paracrine regulation of apoptosis by steroid hormones in the male and female reproductive system. Cell Death and Differentiation, 8, 192-200. PMID: 11313721. DOI: 10.1038/sj.cdd.4400797
  59. Kurita T and Cunha GR (2001): “Roles of p63 in differentiation of Müllerian duct epithelial cells.“ In, Environmental Hormones: The Scientific Basis of Endocrine Disruption.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 948, 9 –12. PMID: 11795399. DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2001.tb03982.x
  60. Cooke PS, Buchanan DL, Kurita T, Lubahn DL, and Cunha GR (2001) “Role of stromal-epithelial interactions in hormonal responses of the uterus: “In The Endometrium., S. Glasser, J. Aplin, L. Giudice, and S. Tabibzadeh, eds. (Harwood Academic Publishers), pp. 151-165 (2001).
  61. Cunha GR, Kurita T, Miller C, Sassoon D, Cooke PS, and Lubahn DB (2001) “The Embryology of the uterus. “In The Endometrium., S. Glasser, J. Aplin, L. Giudice, and S. Tabibzadeh, eds. (Harwood Academic Publishers), pp. 3-18.
  62. Kurita T, Lee K, Cooke PS, Lydon JP and Cunha GR (2000): Paracrine regulation of epithelial progesterone receptor and lactoferrin by progesterone in the mouse uterus. Biology of Reproduction, 62, 831-838. PMID: 10727250. DOI: 10.1095/biolreprod62.4.831
  63. Kurita T, Lee K, Cooke PS, Taylor JA, Lubahn DB and Cunha GR (2000): Paracrine regulation of epithelial progesterone receptor by estradiol in the mouse female reproductive tract.
    Biology of Reproduction, 62, 821-830. PMID: 10727249. DOI: 10.1093/biolreprod/62.4.821

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