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Research Article

A Novel Tumor-Promoting Function Residing in the 5′ Non-coding Region of vascular endothelial growth factor mRNA

  • Kiyoshi Masuda,

    Affiliation: Department of Stress Science, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan

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  • Shigetada Teshima-Kondo mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: kondoshi@basic.med.tokushima-u.ac.jp

    Affiliation: Department of Stress Science, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan

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  • Mina Mukaijo,

    Affiliation: Department of Stress Science, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan

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  • Naoko Yamagishi,

    Affiliation: Department of Stress Science, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan

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  • Yoshiko Nishikawa,

    Affiliation: Department of Stress Science, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan

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  • Kensei Nishida,

    Affiliation: Department of Stress Science, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan

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  • Tomoko Kawai,

    Affiliation: Department of Stress Science, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan

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  • Kazuhito Rokutan

    Affiliation: Department of Stress Science, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan

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  • Published: May 20, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050094

About the Authors

Kiyoshi Masuda, Shigetada Teshima-Kondo, Mina Mukaijo, Naoko Yamagishi, Yoshiko Nishikawa, Kensei Nishida, Tomoko Kawai, Kazuhito Rokutan
Department of Stress Science, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan

Corresponding Author

Email: kondoshi@basic.med.tokushima-u.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

KM, ST-K, and KR designed the research. KM, ST-K, MM, NY, YN, KN, and TK performed the research. KM and ST-K analyzed the data. KM, ST-K, and KR wrote the paper. KM, ST-K, MM, NY, YN, KN, TK, and KR discussed the results and commented on the manuscript.