List of Works (from 2001)



1.     Matsumoto H, Ma WG, Smalley W, Trzaskos J, Breyer RM, Dey SK. (2001). Diversification of cyclooxygenase-2-derived prostaglandins in ovulation and implantation. Biology of Reproduction. 64: 1557-1565.

2.    Matsumoto H, Jiang JY, Tanaka T, Sasada H, Sato E. (2001). Vitrification for a large quantity of bovine immature oocytes using nylon mesh. Cryobiology. 42: 139-144.

3.     Reese J, Das SK, Paria BC, Lim H, Song H, Matsumoto H, Knudtson KL, DuBois RN, Dey SK. (2001). Global gene expression analysis to identify molecular markers of uterine receptivity and embryo implantation. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 276: 44137-44145.

4.    Ma W, Tan J, Matsumoto H, Robert B, Abrahamson DR, Das SK, Dey SK. (2001). Adult tissue angiogenesis: evidence for negative regulation by estrogen in the uterus. Molecular Endocrinology. 15: 1983-1992.

5.     Kimura N, Konno Y, Miyoshi K, Matsumoto H, Sato E. (2002). Expression of hyaluronan synthases and CD44 messenger RNAs in porcine cumulus-oocyte complexes during in vitro maturation. Biology of Reproduction. 66: 707-717.

6.     Song H, Lim H, Paria BC, Matsumoto H, Swift LL, Morrow J, Bonventre JV, Dey SK. (2002). Cytosolic phospholipase A2a deficiency is crucial for 'on-time' embryo implantation that directs subsequent development. Development. 129: 2879-2889.

7.     Matsumoto H, Zhao X, Das SK, Hogan BL, Dey SK. (2002). Indian hedgehog as a progesterone-responsive factor mediating epithelial-mesenchymal interactions in the mouse uterus. Developmental Biology. 245: 280-290.

8.     Matsumoto H, Ma WG, Daikoku T, Zhao X, Paria BC, Das SK, Trzaskos JM, Dey SK. (2002). Cyclooxygenase-2 differentially directs uterine angiogenesis during implantation in mice. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 277: 29260-29267.

9.     Wang X, Wang H, Matsumoto H, Roy SK, Das SK, Paria BC. (2002) Dual source and target of heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor during the onset of implantation in the hamster. Development. 129: 4125-4134.

10.     Matsumoto H, Jiang JY, Mitani D, Sato E. (2002). Distribution and gene expression of cytoskeletal protein in 2-cell rat embryos and developmental arrest. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 293: 641-648.

11.     Daikoku T, Matsumoto H, Gupta RA, Das SK, Gassmann M, DuBois RN, Dey SK. (2003). Expression of hypoxia-inducible factors in the peri-implantation mouse uterus is regulated in a cell-specific and ovarian steroid hormone-dependent manner. Evidence for differential function of HIFs during early pregnancy. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 278: 7683-7691.

12.     Wang H, Matsumoto H, Guo Y, Paria BC, Roberts RL, Dey SK. (2003). Differential G protein-coupled cannabinoid receptor signaling by anandamide directs blastocyst activation for implantation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100: 14914-14919.

13.     Matsumoto H, Daikoku T, Wang H, Sato E, Dey SK. (2004). Differential expression of Ezrin/Radixin/Moesin (ERM) and ERM-associated adhesion molecules in the blastocyst and uterus suggests their functions during implantation. Biology of Reproduction. 70: 729-736.

14.     Wang X, Matsumoto H, Zhao X, Das SK, Paria BC. (2004). Embryonic signals direct the formation of tight junctional permeability barrier in the decidualizing stroma during embryo implantation. Journal of Cell Science. 117: 53-62.

15.     Shinozawa T, Mizutani E, Tomioka I, Kawahara M, Sasada H, Matsumoto H, Sato E. (2004). Differential effect of recipient cytoplasm for microtubule organization and preimplantation development in reconstituted rat embryos with 2-cell embryonic cell nuclear transfer. Molecular Reproduction and Development. 68: 313-318.

16.     Hamatani T, Daikoku T, Wang H, Matsumoto H, Carter MG, Ko MS, Dey SK. (2004). Global gene expression analysis identifies molecular pathways distinguishing blastocyst dormancy and activation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101: 10326-10331.

17.     Hoshino Y, Yokoo M, Yoshida N, Sasada H, Matsumoto H, Sato E. (2004). Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase and Akt participate in the FSH-induced meiotic maturation of mouse oocytes. Molecular Reproduction and Development. 69: 77-86.

18.     Hara K, Abe Y, Kumada N, Aono N, Kobayashi J, Matsumoto H, Sasada H, Sato E. (2005). Extrusion and removal of lipid from the cytoplasm of porcine oocytes at the germinal vesicle stage: Centrifugation under hypertonic conditions influuences vitrification. Cryobiology 50: 216-222.

19.     Abe Y, Hara K, Matsumoto H, Kobayashi J, Sasada H, Ekwall H, Rodriguez-Martinez H, Sato E. (2005). Feasibility of a nylon mesh holder for vitrification of bovine germinal vesicle oocytes in subsequent production of viable blastocysts. Biology of Reproduction. 72: 1416-1420.

20.     Kawahara M, Wakai T, Yamanaka K, Kobayashi J, Sugimura S, Shimizu T, Matsumoto H, Kim JK, Sasada H, Sato E. (2005). Caffeine promotes premature chromosome condensation formation and in vitro development in porcine reconstructed embryos via a high level of maturation promoting factor activity during nuclear transfer. Reproduction. 130: 351-357.

21.     Miyake Y, Matsumoto H, Yokoo M, Miyazawa K, Kimura N, Tunjung WA, Shimizu T, Sasada H, Aso H, Yamaguchi T, Sato E. (2006). Expression and glycosylation with polylactosamine of CD44 antigen on macrophages during follicular atresia in pig ovaries. Biology of Reproduction. 74: 501-510.

22.     Shinozawa T, Sugawara A, Matsumoto A, Han YJ, Tomioka I, Inai K, Sasada H, Kobayashi E, Matsumoto H, Sato E. (2006). Development of rat tetraploid and chimeric embryos aggregated with diploid cells. Zygote. 14: 287-297.

23.     Yokoo M, Shimizu T, Kimura N, Tunjung WAS, Matsumoto H, Abe H, Sasada H, Rodriguez-Martinez H, Sato E. (2007). Role of the hyaluronan receptor CD44 during porcine oocyte maturation. Journal of Reproduction and Development. in press.

24.     Mitsui A, Yoshizawa M, Fukui E, Matsumoto H. Improvement of embryonic development and production of offspring by transferring meiosis-II chromosomes of senescent mouse oocytes into cytoplasts of young mouse oocytes. J. Assist. Reprod. Genet. 26: 35-39, 2009.




1.     Matsumoto H, Abe Y, Hara K, Sasada H, Sato E. (2004). Nylon mesh is suitable for vitrification of large quantities of oocytes. Reprotech. 1: 103-108.

2.     Abe Y, Aono N, Hara K, Matsumoto H, Bakhtiyari M, Sasada H, Sato E. (2004). Vitrification of germinal vesicle stage oocytes. Tohoku Journal of Agricultural Research 55: 45-50.

3.    Matsumoto H, Sato E. (2006). Uterine angiogenesis during implantation and decidualization in mice. Reproductive Medicine and Biology. 5: 81-86.



1.     Osonoi M, Taguchi Y, Endo N, Kawahara M, Matsumoto H, Sasada H, Sato E. Porcine embryonic stem cell lines; Possibility of medical applications and strategy for production. In: Sato E, Miyamoto H, Manabe N (eds). Animal Frontier Sciences -Life Science Update in Animal Science-. Hokuto Shobo, Kyoto, Japan. pp.219-223. (2003).

2.     Abe Y, Matsumoto H, Sasada H, Sato E. Vitrification of immature bovine oocytes using a nylon mesh. In: Sato E, Miyamoto H, Manabe N (eds). Animal Frontier Science -Life Science Update in Animal Science-. Hokuto Shobo, Kyoto, Japan. pp.231-236. (2003).


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