Masuhiro Nishimura

Summary

Affiliation: Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory
Country: Japan

Publications

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    Nishimura M, Koeda A, Suzuki E, Kawano Y, Nakayama M, Satoh T, et al. Regulation of mRNA expression of MDR1, MRP1, MRP2 and MRP3 by prototypical microsomal enzyme inducers in primary cultures of human and rat hepatocytes. Drug Metab Pharmacokinet. 2006;21:297-307 pubmed
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    Nishimura M, Ueda N, Naito S. Effects of dimethyl sulfoxide on the gene induction of cytochrome P450 isoforms, UGT-dependent glucuronosyl transferase isoforms, and ABCB1 in primary culture of human hepatocytes. Biol Pharm Bull. 2003;26:1052-6 pubmed
    ..5% DMSO. Exposure to rifampicin also reduced CYP3A5 and CYP3A7 mRNA levels for donors 1 and 3 at 0.5% and 2.5% DMSO. In conclusion, a DMSO concentration of 0.1% or less may be appropriate for studying induction after drug exposure...
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    Nishimura M, Yamaguchi M, Yamauchi A, Ueda N, Naito S. Role of soybean oil fat emulsion in the prevention of hepatic xenobiotic transporter mRNA up- and down-regulation induced by overdose of fat-free total parenteral nutrition in infant rats. Drug Metab Pharmacokinet. 2005;20:46-54 pubmed
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    Nishimura M, Naito S. Tissue-specific mRNA expression profiles of human ATP-binding cassette and solute carrier transporter superfamilies. Drug Metab Pharmacokinet. 2005;20:452-77 pubmed
    ..These results are expected to be valuable for establishing drug transport-mediated screening systems for new chemical entities in new drug development and for research concerning the clinical diagnosis of disease...
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    Nishimura M, Yoshitsugu H, Naito S, Hiraoka I. Evaluation of gene induction of drug-metabolizing enzymes and transporters in primary culture of human hepatocytes using high-sensitivity real-time reverse transcription PCR. Yakugaku Zasshi. 2002;122:339-61 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, these results demonstrate the applicability of quantitative real-time RT-PCR to the evaluation of the gene induction and recovery of drug-metabolizing enzymes and transporters after exposure to drugs in human hepatocytes...
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    Nishimura M, Naito S, Yokoi T. Tissue-specific mRNA expression profiles of human nuclear receptor subfamilies. Drug Metab Pharmacokinet. 2004;19:135-49 pubmed
    ..The mRNA expression profiles of CYP3A4, CYP3A5 and ABC-transporters are also shown. These results are valuable for establishing a nuclear receptor-mediated screening system for new chemical entities in new drug development...