Rui Kano


Affiliation: Nihon University
Country: Japan


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    Kano R, Kusuda M, Nakamura Y, Watanabe S, Tsujimoto H, Hasegawa A. First isolation of Exophiala dermatitidis from a dog: identification by molecular analysis. Vet Microbiol. 2000;76:201-5 pubmed
    ..Nucleotide sequence analysis of the chitin synthase 2 (CHS2) gene fragments from the isolate and a reference strain of E. dermatitidis showed more than 99% similarity. ..
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    Kano R, Inoiue C, Okano H, Yamazaki J, Takahashi T, Watari T, et al. Canine CD20 gene. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2005;108:265-8 pubmed
    ..From these results, canine CD20 might be targeted for monoclonal antibody therapy against B-cell lymphoma of dogs. ..
  3. Kano R, Ishida R, Nakane S, Sekiguchi M, Hasegawa A, Kamata H. The first reported case of canine subcutaneous Cryptococcus flavescens infection. Mycopathologia. 2012;173:179-82 pubmed publisher
    ..Isolates from the biopsy specimens were identified as C. flavescens by molecular analysis as well as morphologic and biochemical examination, indicating that C. flavescens is a potential canine pathogen. ..
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    Kano R, Nakamura Y, Watanabe S, Tsujimoto H, Hasegawa A. Phylogenetic relation of Epidermophyton floccosum to the species of Microsporum and Trichophyton in chitin synthase 1 (CHS1) gene sequences. Mycopathologia. 1999;146:111-3 pubmed
    ..Phylogenetic analyses of the sequences from E. floccosum revealed that the genus Epidermophyton may be genetically distinct from Microsporum and Trichophyton. ..
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    Kano R, Kubota A, Nakamura Y, Watanabe S, Hasegawa A. Feline ubiquitin fusion protein genes. Vet Res Commun. 2001;25:615-22 pubmed
    ..These results suggested that there were more ubiquinated proteins in the heat-shocked CRFK cells than in the pre-heat-shocked cells. ..
  6. Hiruma J, Okubo M, Kano R, Kumagawa M, Hiruma M, Hasegawa A, et al. Mating Type Gene (MAT) and Itraconazole Susceptibility of Trichophyton tonsurans Strains Isolated in Japan. Mycopathologia. 2016;181:441-4 pubmed publisher
    ..tonsurans is expected to respond to ITZ, since clinical isolates of T. tonsurans tested to date have been susceptible to this antifungal. This infection is proliferating as a subclinical infection in Japan. ..
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    Kano R, Hattori Y, Murakami N, Mine N, Kashima M, Kroppenstedt R, et al. The first isolation of Nocardia veterana from a human mycetoma. Microbiol Immunol. 2002;46:409-12 pubmed
    ..veterana showed 99.8% similarity. All data are consistent with the conclusion that the isolate in this human case of mycetoma is N. veterana. ..
  8. Kano R, Sano A, Makimura K, Watanabe S, Nishimura K, Yamaguchi H, et al. A new genotype of Arthroderma benhamiae. Med Mycol. 2008;46:739-44 pubmed publisher
    ..benhamiae. These results were confirmed by ITS analysis. Therefore, it was proposed that genotypes could be established for the isolates of A. benhamiae in association with the mating behavior...
  9. Kano R, Yano T, Nagamatsu K, Maruyama H, Kamata H, Hasegawa A. Effectiveness of small interfering RNA (siRNA) against the Mcl-1 gene in a canine mammary gland tumor cell line. Res Vet Sci. 2009;87:64-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study suggests the importance of Mcl-1 in canine mammary tumors for inducing apoptosis and reinforces using Mcl-1 as a putative therapeutic target in canine mammary gland tumor. ..

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    Kano R, Shibahashi A, Fujino Y, Sakai H, Mori T, Tsujimoto H, et al. Two cases of feline orbital aspergillosis due to Aspergillus udagawae and A. viridinutans. J Vet Med Sci. 2013;75:7-10 pubmed
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    Kano R, Hirai A, Hasegawa A. Chitin synthase 1 gene of Arthroderma benhamiae isolates in Japan. Mycoses. 2002;45:277-81 pubmed
    ..benhamiae were included in the same cluster, and that the African race of A. benhamiae formed a cluster that was distinct from the Americano-European race of A. benhamiae, A. simii and A. vanbreuseghemii...
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    Kano R, Abe K, Hasegawa A. cDNA of canine heat shock protein 70 (HSP70). Vet Res Commun. 2004;28:395-405 pubmed
    ..Canine HSP70 mRNA was detectable in canine peripheral blood mononuclear cells and stomach but not in liver, kidney, spleen, small intestine, large intestine and skin of dogs. ..