1. Satoshi Kudo, Hiroshi Mizuta, Yutaka Otsuka, Katsumasa Takagi, and Yuji Hiraki (2000) J. Bone Miner. Res., 15(2), 253-260; Inhibition of chondrogenesis by parathyroid hormone in vivo during repair of full-thickness defects of articular cartilage.
  2. Chisa Shukunami, Haruhiko Akiyama, Takashi Nakamura, and Yuji Hiraki (2000) FEBS Lett., 469, 83-87; Requirement of autocrine signaling by bone morphogenetic protein-4 for chondrogenic differentiation of ATDC5 cells.
  3. Itaru Yanagihara, Masayo Yamagata, Norio Sakai, Chisa Shukunami, Hiroki Kurahashi, Miwa Yamazaki, Toshimi Michigami, Yuji Hiraki and Keiichi Ozono (2000) J. Bone Miner. Res., 15(3), 421-429; Genomic organization of the human chondromodulin-1 gene containing a promoter region which confers the expression of reporter gene in condrogenic ATDC5 Cells.
  4. J. Guicheux, G. Palmer, C. Shukunami, Y. Hiraki, J. P. Bonjour and J. Caverzasio (2000) Bone 27(1): 69-74; A novel in vitro culture system for analysis of the functional role of phosphate transport in endochondral ossification.
  5. Yuji Hiraki and Chisa Shukunami (2000) Pediatric Nephrology, 14(7), 602-605; Chondromodulin-I as a novel cartilage-specific growth-modulating factor. (Review Article)
  6. Haruhiko Akiyama, Chisa Shukunami, Takashi Nakamura, and Yuji Hiraki (2000) Cell Struct. Funct. 25(3), 195-204; Differential expressions of BMP family genes during chondrogenic differentiation of mouse ATDC5 cells.
  7. Tsuneaki Takao, Toru Iwaki, Jun Kondo and Yuji Hiraki (2000) Histochem. J., 32(9), 545-550; Immunohistochemistry of chondromodulin-I in the human intervertebral discs with special reference to the degenerative changes.