Affiliation: National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences
- Genetic background (DDD/Sgn versus C57BL/6J) strongly influences postnatal growth of male mice carrying the A(y) allele at the agouti locus: identification of quantitative trait loci associated with diabetes and body weight lossJun ichi Suto
Agrogenomics Research Center, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8634, Japan
BMC Genet 14:35. 2013..Cg-A(y) females are heavier than DDD females, whereas DDD.Cg-A(y) males are lighter than DDD males. This study aimed to determine the possible cause and identify the genes responsible for the lower body weight of DDD.Cg-A(y) males...
- Evidence of the partial effects of inactivated Japanese encephalitis vaccination: analysis of previous outbreaks in Japan from 1953 to 1960Kunio Satou
Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Animal Health, Tsukuba, Japan
Ann Epidemiol 17:271-7. 2007..To evaluate the partial effects of vaccination against equine Japanese encephalitis (JE) and characterize other prognostic factors based on previous outbreak records in Japan from 1953 to 1960...
- Transmission dynamics of hepatitis E among swine: potential impact upon human infectionKunio Satou
Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Animal Health, Kannnondai, Tsukuba, Japan
BMC Vet Res 3:9. 2007..Clarifying the detailed mechanisms of transmission within farms is required in order to facilitate an understanding of the age-specific patterns of infection, especially just prior to slaughter...