K Yamamoto

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Nitrate removal and biofilm characteristics in methanotrophic membrane biofilm reactors with various gas supply regimes
    Oskar Modin
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
    Water Res 44:85-96. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Performance of a membrane biofilm reactor for denitrification with methane
    Oskar Modin
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
    Bioresour Technol 99:8054-60. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Simultaneous removal of nitrate and pesticides from groundwater using a methane-fed membrane biofilm reactor
    O Modin
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 58:1273-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Denitrification with methane as external carbon source
    Oskar Modin
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
    Water Res 41:2726-38. 2007
  5. doi request reprint A membrane biofilm reactor achieves aerobic methane oxidation coupled to denitrification (AME-D) with high efficiency
    O Modin
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 58:83-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The NK cell MHC class I receptor Ly49A detects mutations on H-2Dd inside and outside of the peptide binding groove
    N Matsumoto
    Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Immunol 166:4422-8. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Intervention of thymus and activation-regulated chemokine attenuates the development of allergic airway inflammation and hyperresponsiveness in mice
    S Kawasaki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Immunol 166:2055-62. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Pravastatin attenuates allergic airway inflammation by suppressing antigen sensitisation, interleukin 17 production and antigen presentation in the lung
    M Imamura
    University of Tokyo, Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Thorax 64:44-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Regulation of human eotaxin generation by Th1-/Th2-derived cytokines
    M Miyamasu
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 122:54-8. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of real-time PCR to monitor human herpesvirus 6 reactivation after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation
    J H Ohyashiki
    Department of Virology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8510, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 6:427-32. 2000

Collaborators

  • Kyoko Ono
  • M Yamaguchi
  • K Hirai
  • K Ito
  • K Suzuki
  • H Kimura
  • T Takahashi
  • Y Morita
  • T Inoue
  • H Kanda
  • T Sawada
  • K Kubo
  • K Tokunaga
  • A Suzuki
  • K Yoshino
  • K Fujio
  • Oskar Modin
  • Y Takahashi
  • H Shoda
  • A Okamoto
  • O Modin
  • I Kikukawa
  • D Hidaka
  • K Tsukiyama
  • N Hattori
  • O Hokkedo
  • N Kariya
  • H Mibu
  • M Fujiseki
  • T Toake
  • K Umehara
  • M Kuroda
  • T Matsukubo
  • S Shioji
  • H Nishihara
  • K Mitsuhashi
  • Y Miyata
  • M Nakano
  • D Namura
  • N Yamazaki
  • H Fukuda
  • A Saito
  • M Nishibori
  • S Okudaira
  • F Kamei
  • T Kimura
  • T Hayashi
  • A Fukuyama
  • M Nojima
  • Y Shimakura
  • I Noji
  • M Toyoda
  • S Ikumi
  • J Shinoda
  • M Kimura
  • A Fukuda
  • K Tanabe
  • R Matsushima
  • K Fukushi
  • N Matsumoto
  • T Suzuki
  • M Miyamasu
  • J H Choi
  • Kensuke Fukushi
  • M Murakami
  • C Ra
  • M Dohi
  • M Inoue
  • K Matsushima
  • C M Chung
  • Y Iwasaki
  • W Dawson
  • Y Misaki
  • T Nakajima
  • S Kikuyama
  • M Desaki
  • R Tanaka
  • M Imamura
  • Fumiyuki Nakajima
  • K Shimane
  • R Koketsu
  • H Nagase
  • M Iikura
  • T Sekiya
  • Y Ueki
  • O Yoshie
  • R Yamada
  • N Tsuchiya
  • K Kawahata
  • Y Matsumura

Detail Information

Publications101 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Nitrate removal and biofilm characteristics in methanotrophic membrane biofilm reactors with various gas supply regimes
    Oskar Modin
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
    Water Res 44:85-96. 2010
    ..Detection of the nitrite reductase genes, nirS and nirK, suggested genetic potential for denitrification was present in the mixed culture biofilms...
  2. doi request reprint Performance of a membrane biofilm reactor for denitrification with methane
    Oskar Modin
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
    Bioresour Technol 99:8054-60. 2008
    ..Based on measured nitrate removal rates, DOC production rates, and nitrate removal efficiency, the possibility of using this method for treatment of a hypothetical wastewater was evaluated...
  3. doi request reprint Simultaneous removal of nitrate and pesticides from groundwater using a methane-fed membrane biofilm reactor
    O Modin
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 58:1273-9. 2008
    ..However, no atrazine removal was observed. The removal rates of both nitrate and pesticides were similar in suspended culture and in membrane-attached biofilm...
  4. ncbi request reprint Denitrification with methane as external carbon source
    Oskar Modin
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
    Water Res 41:2726-38. 2007
    ..This review focuses on the AME-D process, but also encompasses methane oxidation coupled to SND as well as ANME-D...
  5. doi request reprint A membrane biofilm reactor achieves aerobic methane oxidation coupled to denitrification (AME-D) with high efficiency
    O Modin
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 58:83-7. 2008
    ..This study showed that for practical application of the AME-D process, focus should be placed on development of a biofilm reactor...
  6. ncbi request reprint The NK cell MHC class I receptor Ly49A detects mutations on H-2Dd inside and outside of the peptide binding groove
    N Matsumoto
    Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Immunol 166:4422-8. 2001
    ..Our results also provide insight into the molecular basis of Ly49A to distinguish MHC class I polymorphism...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intervention of thymus and activation-regulated chemokine attenuates the development of allergic airway inflammation and hyperresponsiveness in mice
    S Kawasaki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Immunol 166:2055-62. 2001
    ..This study also represents the first success in controlling Th2 cytokine production in vivo by targeting a chemokine...
  8. doi request reprint Pravastatin attenuates allergic airway inflammation by suppressing antigen sensitisation, interleukin 17 production and antigen presentation in the lung
    M Imamura
    University of Tokyo, Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Thorax 64:44-9. 2009
    ..The effect of pravastatin on allergic airway inflammation in a mouse model was examined to elucidate the mechanism of action, focusing on its effect on IL17 production...
  9. ncbi request reprint Regulation of human eotaxin generation by Th1-/Th2-derived cytokines
    M Miyamasu
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 122:54-8. 2000
    ..Accumulating evidence indicates that eotaxin is the primary mediator of tissue eosinophilia. In the present study, we analyzed the mechanisms of eotaxin generation by Th1-/Th2-derived cytokines in vitro...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of real-time PCR to monitor human herpesvirus 6 reactivation after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation
    J H Ohyashiki
    Department of Virology, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8510, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 6:427-32. 2000
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Erythromycin suppresses nuclear factor-kappaB and activator protein-1 activation in human bronchial epithelial cells
    M Desaki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 267:124-8. 2000
    ..Our findings support the concept that the recruitment of neutrophils in airway diseases may be regulated by NF-kappaB and AP-1...
  12. doi request reprint A single nucleotide polymorphism in the IRF5 promoter region is associated with susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis in the Japanese population
    K Shimane
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:377-83. 2009
    ..Here, we assessed the genetic role of IRF5 in susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in Japanese subjects...
  13. doi request reprint Comparison of prognosis of separated and non-separated tooth autotransplantation
    K Yoshino
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan Kyushikai, Kuroda Dental Clinic, Tokyo, Japan
    J Oral Rehabil 40:33-42. 2013
    ..Although transplantation of teeth with complete root formation has limited prognosis, transplantation of upper first and second molars, whether separated or non-separated, is a viable option to replace missing teeth...
  14. doi request reprint Risk factors affecting third molar autotransplantation in males: a retrospective survey in dental clinics
    K Yoshino
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Tokyo Dental College, Mihama ku, Chiba, Japan
    J Oral Rehabil 39:821-9. 2012
    ..The results of this study suggest that long-term survival of transplanted teeth in males is influenced not only by oral bacterium but also by occlusal status...
  15. ncbi request reprint Regulation of surface FcepsilonRI expression on human eosinophils by IL-4 and IgE
    M Iikura
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 124:470-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: IL-4 and IgE can affect the levels of surface FcepsilonRI on normal human eosinophils. FcepsilonRI expression on eosinophils may be regulated by a mechanism similar to that in mast cells...
  16. ncbi request reprint Aggressive NK cell lymphoma/leukemia with clonal der(3)t(1;3) (q12;p25), del(6)(q13) and del(13)(q12q14)
    H Hamaguchi
    Department of Hematology, Musashino Red Cross Hospital, 1 26 1 Kyonan cho, Musashino, 180 8610, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 130:150-4. 2001
    ..Deletion 6q and deletion 13q have been frequently reported in NK cell lymphoma/leukemia. Thus, some tumor suppressor genes involving NK cell malignancies may be present in these regions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Identification of genes upregulated in the inflamed colonic lesions of Crohn's disease
    K Hagiwara
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113-0033, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 283:130-5. 2001
    ..In addition, this study provided evidence for a possible role of several previously unsuspected genes in the pathogenesis of CD...
  18. ncbi request reprint Eosinophil degranulation in the presence of lung fibroblasts
    S Takafuji
    Department of Medicine and Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 117:52-4. 1998
    ..In this study, we have examined eosinophil cationic protein (ECP) release from human Eos cultured in the presence of human lung Fb...
  19. ncbi request reprint Regulation of chemokine receptor expression in eosinophils
    H Nagase
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 125:29-32. 2001
    ..The balance between the biological effects of these chemokine systems may affect the distribution and migration of eosinophils...
  20. ncbi request reprint Serovar, pathogenicity and antimicrobial susceptibility of erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae isolates from farmed wild boars (Sus scrofa) affected with septicemic erysipelas in Japan
    K Yamamoto
    National Veterinary Assay Laboratory, Tokyo, 185 8511, Japan
    Res Vet Sci 67:301-3. 1999
    ..All of the isolates were resistant to oxytetracycline and/or dihydrostreptomycin. These observations suggest that E. rhusiopathiae strains isolated from wild boars may have aetiological significance in swine erysipelas...
  21. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a long-term operation of a submerged nanofiltration membrane bioreactor (NF MBR) for advanced wastewater treatment
    J H Choi
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 53:131-6. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Aeration conditions affecting growth of purple nonsulfur bacteria in an organic wastewater treatment process
    K Izu
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Syst Appl Microbiol 24:294-302. 2001
    ..Maximum PnSB ratio (up to 80%) was obtained both at non-aeration condition and at constant ORPs less than -200 mV. In the presence of DO, Rps. palustris was more competitive to chemoheterotrophs than Rb. sphaeroides...
  23. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of L-leucine methyl ester mediated killing of THP-1, a human monocytic cell line, by a new anti-inflammatory drug, T614
    T Sawada
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo, 113, Tokyo, Japan
    Immunopharmacology 49:285-94. 2000
    ..Based on the similarity of T614 and PMSF, we suggest that, besides their roles as COX-2 inhibitors, T614 and other mNSAIDs may act as lysosomal protease inhibitors...
  24. doi request reprint Gender difference in tooth autotransplantation with complete root formation: a retrospective survey
    K Yoshino
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan
    J Oral Rehabil 40:368-74. 2013
    ..05). These results indicate that males require more attention during the autotransplantation process, particularly at the stage of pre-operation evaluation and that of follow-up maintenance...
  25. ncbi request reprint Influence of antibiotics used as feed additives on the immune effect of erysipelas live vaccine in swine
    K Yamamoto
    National Veterinary Assay Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tokyo, Japan
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 47:453-60. 2000
    ..Therefore, the present results suggest that these selected antibiotics would not interfere with the immune effect of the vaccine if given at the usual concentrations used for feed additives...
  26. ncbi request reprint Experimental disseminated trichosporonosis in mice: tissue distribution and therapy with antifungal agents
    K Yamamoto
    Teikyo University Institute of Medical Mycology, Tokyo, Japan
    J Med Vet Mycol 35:411-8. 1997
    ..The serum level of (1-->3)-beta-D-glucan was reduced by antifungal therapy and correlated well with the CFU/organ in kidney, but not CFU/ml in blood...
  27. ncbi request reprint Peptidylarginine deiminase 4 (PADI4) identified as a conformation-dependent autoantigen in rheumatoid arthritis
    Y Takizawa
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Scand J Rheumatol 34:212-5. 2005
    ..The PADI4 gene has recently been identified as a risk factor for RA. We aimed to determine whether PADI4 constitutes an autoantigen in RA...
  28. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae isolated from pigs with swine erysipelas in Japan, 1988-1998
    K Yamamoto
    National Veterinary Assay Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, 1 15 1, Tokura, Kokubunji, Tokyo, 185 8511, Japan
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 48:115-26. 2001
    ..It was suggested that the strains resistant to dihydrostreptomycin and oxytetracycline were distributed over almost all districts of Japan...
  29. ncbi request reprint A physical origin for functional domain structure in nucleic acids as evidenced by cross-linking entropy: II
    W Dawson
    Department of Bioactive Molecules, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1 23 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8640, Japan
    J Theor Biol 213:387-412. 2001
    ..A two-state kinetic model based on the CLE principle is used to help elucidate the folding kinetics of functional domains in the group I introns...
  30. ncbi request reprint Nuclear factor-kappa b activation in silica-induced interleukin 8 production by human bronchial epithelial cells
    M Desaki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Cytokine 12:1257-60. 2000
    ..These data suggest that reactive oxygen species may be involved in the activation of NF-kappaB induced by silica...
  31. ncbi request reprint High diagnostic performance of ELISA detection of antibodies to citrullinated antigens in rheumatoid arthritis
    K Suzuki
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Scand J Rheumatol 32:197-204. 2003
    ..We investigated the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) diagnostic performances of anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody (anti-CCP) and antifilaggrin antibody (AFA) in comparison with RF and matrix metalloproteinase-3 (MMP-3)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Taxonomic evidence that serovar 7 of Erysipelothrix strains isolated from dogs with endocarditis are Erysipelothrix tonsillarum
    T Takahasi
    National Veterinary Assay Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tokyo, Japan
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 47:311-3. 2000
    ..tonsillarum. These results strongly indicate that some strains of genomic E. tonsillarum are a canine pathogen...
  33. ncbi request reprint Interaction of microcrystalline cellulose and water in granules prepared by a high-shear mixer
    T Suzuki
    Pharmaceutical Technology Research Laboratories, Daiichi Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 49:373-8. 2001
    ..It was suggested that MCC formed a network which caught water within its structure during the wet granulation process...
  34. ncbi request reprint Chicken pineal Cry genes: light-dependent up-regulation of cCry1 and cCry2 transcripts
    K Yamamoto
    Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 313:13-6. 2001
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Cyborg lectins: novel leguminous lectins with unique specificities
    K Yamamoto
    Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Biochem 127:137-42. 2000
    ..These results indicate the possibility of making artificial lectins (so-called "cyborg lectins") with distinct and desired carbohydrate-binding specificities...
  36. ncbi request reprint Influence of various hemodialysis membranes on the plasma (1-->3)-beta-D-glucan level
    H Kanda
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Kidney Int 60:319-23. 2001
    ..In this study, we analyzed the alteration of the plasma (1-->3)-beta-D-glucan concentration by using different kinds of hemodialysis (HD) membranes in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients and estimated its half-life...
  37. ncbi request reprint Fate of the asymptomatic contralateral limb after initial intervention for ipsilateral critical limb ischemia
    K Yamamoto
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113 8655 Japan
    Int Angiol 32:526-31. 2013
    ..The objective was to find out whether clinically asymptomatic contralateral limbs at the time of treatment for ipsilateral CLI could be regarded as "chronic subclinical ischemia"...
  38. ncbi request reprint Early interleukin 4-dependent response can induce airway hyperreactivity before development of airway inflammation in a mouse model of asthma
    Y To
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Lab Invest 81:1385-96. 2001
    ..If this early increase in AHR does occur in sensitized human infants, it could be another therapeutic target for early prevention of the future onset of asthma...
  39. ncbi request reprint Gene-transferred oligoclonal T cells predominantly persist in peripheral blood from an adenosine deaminase-deficient patient during gene therapy
    Y Misaki
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Mol Ther 3:24-7. 2001
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional roles of CCAAT/enhancer binding protein-beta, nuclear factor-kappaB, and C-promoter binding factor 1 in interleukin (IL)-1beta-induced IL-6 synthesis by human rheumatoid fibroblast-like synoviocytes
    K Miyazawa
    Department of Medicine and Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Biol Chem 273:7620-7. 1998
    ..We also provide the first evidence that CBF1 functions as a positive regulator of human IL-6 gene transcription...
  41. doi request reprint Subacute cerebellar ataxia and atrophy developed in a young woman with systemic lupus erythematosus whose cerebrospinal fluid was positive for antineuronal cell antibody
    Y Iwasaki
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Lupus 21:324-8. 2012
    ..The cerebellar ataxia improved markedly following high-dose corticosteroid administration. This suggests that a relationship exists between autoantibodies and subacute atrophic processes in CNS lupus...
  42. ncbi request reprint Molecular cloning of a novel type 1 cytokine receptor similar to the common gamma chain
    K Fujio
    Department of Hematopoietic Factors, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Blood 95:2204-10. 2000
    ..These results suggest that delta1 is a subunit of cytokine receptor that may be involved in multiple receptor systems and play a regulatory role in the immune system and hematopoiesis...
  43. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory effect of baicalein, a flavonoid in Scutellaria Root, on eotaxin production by human dermal fibroblasts
    T Nakajima
    Department of Bioregulatory Function, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Planta Med 67:132-5. 2001
    ..These results help explain the pharmacological efficacy of Scutellaria Root in the treatment of bronchial asthma since it would suppress eotaxin associated recruitment of eosinophils...
  44. ncbi request reprint Expression of ID family genes in the synovia from patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    D Sakurai
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 284:436-42. 2001
    ..The expression of Id family genes in the synovium constitutes a new finding of particular interest. Their functional role as well as their contribution to the genetic susceptibility to RA requires further investigation...
  45. ncbi request reprint cDNA cloning and expression of intracellular platelet-activating factor (PAF) acetylhydrolase II. Its homology with plasma PAF acetylhydrolase
    K Hattori
    Department of Health Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113, Japan
    J Biol Chem 271:33032-8. 1996
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Variations in the human CC chemokine eotaxin gene
    M Miyamasu
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Genes Immun 2:461-3. 2001
    ..Significant linkage disequilibrium was observed between positions -426 and -384, and also between -384 and +67. No significant association was observed between these variations and susceptibility to asthma...
  47. ncbi request reprint Molecular identification of the antigens recognized by monoclonal antibody JT95 specific for thyroid carcinomas
    N Kimura
    Faculty of Engineering, Institute of Life Science, Soka University, 1 236 Tangi cho, Hachioji, Tokyo, 192 8577, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 251:449-53. 1998
    ..These results show that MAb JT95 recognized a novel antigenic epitope on a glycochain carried by both fibronectin and by a ganglioside produced by thyroid carcinoma cells...
  48. ncbi request reprint Comparison of treatment efficiency of submerged nanofiltration membrane bioreactors using cellulose triacetate and polyamide membrane
    J H Choi
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 51:305-12. 2005
    ..In order to enhance the practicability of PA membranes in submerged NF MBR systems, it is required that the membranes should have the lowest possible intrinsic salt rejection...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prediction of midazolam-CYP3A inhibitors interaction in the human liver from in vivo/in vitro absorption, distribution, and metabolism data
    K Yamano
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Tokyo Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Drug Metab Dispos 29:443-52. 2001
    ..6-fold increase in the plasma concentration of MDZ. The estimated extent of increase in MDZ concentration in our study correlated well with the observed value based on metabolic inhibition by EM from published results...
  50. ncbi request reprint Good correlation between cerebral oxygenation measured using near infrared spectroscopy and stump pressure during carotid clamping
    K Yamamoto
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Angiol 26:262-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine criteria that can be used to insert shunt tubes...
  51. ncbi request reprint Supercritical water oxidation of high concentrations of phenol
    Y Matsumura
    Environmental Science Center, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hazard Mater 73:245-54. 2000
    ..The additive reaction between aromatic compounds was enhanced by high phenol concentration...
  52. ncbi request reprint Chicken pineal clock genes: implication of BMAL2 as a bidirectional regulator in circadian clock oscillation
    T Okano
    Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Genes Cells 6:825-36. 2001
    ..The chicken pineal gland represents a photosensitive clock tissue, but the pineal clock genes constituting the oscillator loop have been less well characterized...
  53. doi request reprint The Roles of the Secreted Phospholipase A2 Gene Family in Immunology
    M Murakami
    Lipid Metabolism Project, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Tokyo, Japan AMED CREST, Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    Adv Immunol 132:91-134. 2016
    ..In this review, we summarize our current knowledge of the roles of sPLA2s in various immune responses and associated diseases...
  54. doi request reprint Three cases of lupus nephritis patients with serum interleukin-32γ detection
    M Inoue
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Lupus 23:1187-91. 2014
    ..Interleukin-32 (IL-32) is an inflammatory cytokine that is associated with the pathogenesis of several connective tissue diseases. We measured serum IL-32γ concentrations of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients...
  55. pmc Identification of systemically expanded activated T cell clones in MRL/lpr and NZB/W F1 lupus model mice
    G Zhou
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Exp Immunol 136:448-55. 2004
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory effect of sulphur-containing purine nucleoside analogues on replication of RNA viruses: selective antiviral activity against influenza viruses
    K Yamamoto
    Department of Virology and Rickettsiology, National Institute of Health, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Virol 32:386-92. 1988
    ..All compounds extensively inhibited the replication of influenza viruses but had no inhibitory effect on other RNA viruses: Sendai, RS, vesicular stomatitis and western equine encephalitis viruses...
  57. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptors in the stingray (Dasyatis akajei) ultimobranchial gland
    K Yamamoto
    Department of Biology, School of Education, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 101:107-14. 1996
    ..Two positive signals were detected at 2.5 and 2.0 kb. Thus, the presence of ER was confirmed for the first time in nonmammalian calcitonin-secreting cells...
  58. ncbi request reprint Activation of basophils by stem cell factor: comparison with insulin-like growth factor-I
    R Koketsu
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 18:293-9. 2008
    ..Basophils are an active participant in the pathogenesis of local inflammation in allergic diseases such as asthma, but it is not fully known how basophil activation is regulated in inflamed tissue...
  59. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and prophylactic tenosynovectomy for extensor tendon ruptures in the rheumatoid hand
    J Ryu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 23:658-61. 1998
    ..Prophylactic surgery effectively prevented rupture of the tendons in patients who had two or more risk factors for extensor tendon rupture...
  60. ncbi request reprint A multicenter study of leukocytapheresis in rheumatoid arthritis
    Y Ueki
    Rheumatic and Collagen Disease Center, Sasebo Chuo Hospital, The University of Tokyo, Sasebo, Japan
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:810-6. 2007
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Characterization of carbohydrate-binding protein p33/41: relation with annexin IV, molecular basis of the doublet forms (p33 and p41), and modulation of the carbohydrate binding activity by phospholipids
    K Kojima
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ochanomizu University, Otsuka, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Biol Chem 271:7679-85. 1996
    ..These results suggest that p33/41 binds two types of ligands via different sites and that phospholipids modulate the carbohydrate binding activity of p33/41...
  62. pmc Frequent immune response to a melanocyte specific protein KU-MEL-1 in patients with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    S Otani
    Division of Cellular Signaling, Institute for Advanced Medical Research, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjyukuku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:773-7. 2006
    ..To isolate autoantigens possibly involved in the pathogenesis of Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease...
  63. doi request reprint The future of lupus therapy modulating autoantigen recognition
    A Okamoto
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Lupus 19:1474-81. 2010
    ..These selective immunosuppressive approaches could be useful strategies for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus...
  64. ncbi request reprint Newt prolactin and its involvement in reproduction
    S Kikuyama
    Department of Biology, School of Education, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 78:984-93. 2000
    ..We also discovered that hypersecretion of prolactin in the newts subjected to cold temperature was induced by hypothalamic stimulation rather than release from hypothalamic inhibition...
  65. ncbi request reprint Cosecretion of prolactin and growth hormone by dispersed pituitary cells of the adult bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana
    A Oguchi
    Department of Biology, School of Education, Waseda University, Nishiwaseda 1-6-1, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 169-8050, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 122:10-6. 2001
    ..We propose that dispersion of the pituitary cells triggered the translation of GH mRNA in the PRL cells and/or of PRL mRNA in the GH cells...
  66. doi request reprint Enhanced biological nitrogen removal in MLE combined with post-denitrification process and EF clarifier
    C M Chung
    Department of Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Bioprocess Biosyst Eng 35:503-11. 2012
    ..The nitrogen balance analysis indicates that pre-denitrification and post-denitrification contributed to 78 and 22% of TN removed, respectively...
  67. ncbi request reprint Morphological studies on the ageing and osteoarthritis of the articular cartilage in C57 black mice
    K Yamamoto
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 13:8-18. 2005
    ..To study the cause and mechanism of joint degeneration in osteoarthritis, through histopathological and ultrastructural-histochemical experiments on the articular cartilage of the knees of the C57 black mouse...
  68. ncbi request reprint Palmar dislocation of the radio-carpal joint: a case report
    K Takase
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 12:258-62. 2004
    ..He had no marked disturbance in his daily activities apart from a slight pain while working. He had no limitation on the range of motion of the wrist joint and his grip strength was 41.6 kg. He returned to work 3 months after injury...
  69. ncbi request reprint Popliteal venous aneurysm with repeated episodes of pulmonary embolism. Case report and literature review
    D Akagi
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Angiol 25:427-32. 2006
    ..During the perioperative period, pneumatic compression was continued until the patient returned to a normal ambulatory status. The patient has had no episode of PE for 24 months since the operation...
  70. ncbi request reprint The high prevalence of colorectal neoplasms in preoperative patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm or peripheral artery disease
    K Yamamoto
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 33:397-400. 2007
    ..In Japan, the incidence of both colorectal carcinoma and vascular disease is increasing. We screened preoperative patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) or peripheral artery disease (PAD) for colorectal cancer...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cloning of bullfrog thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) beta subunit cDNA: expression of TSHbeta mRNA during metamorphosis
    R Okada
    Department of Biology, School of Education, Waseda University, Nishi waseda 1 6 1, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 169 8050, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 119:224-31. 2000
    ..These results, together with previously obtained data on plasma prolactin and pituitary prolactin mRNA levels, as well as thyroid hormone levels, are discussed in relation to metamorphic changes occurring in the bullfrog larvae...
  72. ncbi request reprint H-2 allele specificity of the NK cell C-type lectin-like MHC class I receptor Ly49A visualized by soluble Ly49A tetramer
    N Matsumoto
    Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, Department of Integrated Biosciences, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Int Immunol 13:615-23. 2001
    ..These results provide the basis to examine the molecular mechanism by which Ly49A discriminates polymorphic MHC class I molecules...
  73. ncbi request reprint Deletion of 16q11 is a recurrent cytogenetic aberration in acute myeloblastic leukemia during disease progression
    K Yamamoto
    Department of Hematology, Musashino Red Cross Hospital, 1-26-1 Kyonan-cho, Musashino, 180-8610, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 131:65-8. 2001
    ..Our results, together with three previously reported cases, suggest that del(16)(q11) may be one of the recurrent aberrations in AML and that it could be associated with clonal evolution or disease progression...
  74. ncbi request reprint Possible impact of treated wastewater discharge on incidence of antibiotic resistant bacteria in river water
    T Iwane
    Department of Urban Engineering, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
    Water Sci Technol 43:91-9. 2001
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Identification of the sequence responsible for the nuclear localization of human Cdc6
    Y Takei
    Division of Molecular Cell Pharmacology, National Children s Medical Research Center, Tokyo, Japan
    FEBS Lett 447:292-6. 1999
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Molecular cloning and bacterial expression of a cDNA encoding furostanol glycoside 26-O-beta-glucosidase of Costus speciosus
    K Inoue
    Department of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    FEBS Lett 389:273-7. 1996
    ..Cell-free homogenate of Escherichia coli expressing CSF26G1 cDNA showed beta-glucosidase activity specific for cleavage of the C-26 glucosidic bond of furostanol glycosides...
  77. ncbi request reprint Association of transporter associated with antigen processing genes with Behçet's disease in Japanese
    K Takizawa
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Autoimmunity 36:161-5. 2003
    ..5%) as compared to the control group (0.0%). [p = 0.03, RR = 15.4]. These results suggest the possibility that TAP molecule play some part in formation of skin lesion, such as erythema nodosum in BD in Japanese...
  78. pmc Sequential requirements of the N-terminal palmitoylation site and SH2 domain of Src family kinases in the initiation and progression of FcepsilonRI signaling
    Z I Honda
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Mol Cell Biol 20:1759-71. 2000
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Hemagglutinating properties of apolipophorin III from the hemolymph of Galleria mellonella larvae
    Y Iimura
    Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 38:119-25. 1998
    ..It is suggested that interaction of apoLp-III with lipopolysaccharides in bacterial cell walls may play a role in insect immune reactions...
  80. pmc The functional binding site for the C-type lectin-like natural killer cell receptor Ly49A spans three domains of its major histocompatibility complex class I ligand
    N Matsumoto
    Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, Department of Integrated Biosciences, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Exp Med 193:147-58. 2001
    ....
  81. pmc Orientation dependence in homologous recombination
    K Yamamoto
    Laboratory of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Bun in Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Genetics 143:27-36. 1996
    ..These results are consistent with our previous findings that the major route of recombination in recBC sbcBC strains generates only one recombinant DNA from two DNAs and in recBC sbcA strains generates two recombinant DNAs from two DNAs...
  82. pmc Toward a protein-protein interaction map of the budding yeast: A comprehensive system to examine two-hybrid interactions in all possible combinations between the yeast proteins
    T Ito
    Human Genome Center, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, 4 6 1 Shirokanedai, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8639, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:1143-7. 2000
    ..The approach described here thus will provide many leads for integration of various cellular functions and serve as a major driving force in the completion of the protein-protein interaction map...
  83. ncbi request reprint Stable operation of a 300-m laser interferometer with sufficient sensitivity to detect gravitational-wave events within our galaxy
    M Ando
    Department of Physics, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033 Japan
    Phys Rev Lett 86:3950-4. 2001
    ..4M-1.4M binary neutron stars at 10 kpc distance. We evaluated the stability of the detector sensitivity with a 2-week data-taking run, collecting 160 hours of data to be analyzed in the search for gravitational waves...
  84. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive system for evaluating the allergen-specific airway response in a murine model of asthma
    M Dohi
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Lab Invest 79:1559-71. 1999
    ..This system would be applicable to a noninvasive, chronological evaluation of various experimental interventions in a murine model of asthma...
  85. ncbi request reprint Novel polymorphism of the 5-lipoxygenase activating protein (FLAP) promoter gene associated with asthma
    T Koshino
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Cell Biol Res Commun 2:32-5. 1999
    ..035). This is the first report of FLAP promoter gene polymorphism associated with asthma. Our data suggest that FLAP promoter gene polymorphism might play a crucial role in the pathogenesis of asthma...
  86. ncbi request reprint Cloning and characterization of mammalian 8-hydroxyguanine-specific DNA glycosylase/apurinic, apyrimidinic lyase, a functional mutM homologue
    H Aburatani
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Japan
    Cancer Res 57:2151-6. 1997
    ..Genomic structure analysis showed that 3' exons of the hMMH gene are transcribed on the antisense strand of the calcium-dependent calmodulin kinase 1 gene...
  87. ncbi request reprint Physical interaction between interleukin-12 receptor beta 2 subunit and Jak2 tyrosine kinase: Jak2 associates with cytoplasmic membrane-proximal region of interleukin-12 receptor beta 2 via amino-terminus
    K Yamamoto
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 257:400-4. 1999
    ..The amino-terminus of Jak2 is necessary for association with IL-12R beta 2...
  88. ncbi request reprint Identification of the tetracycline resistance gene, tet(M), in Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae
    K Yamamoto
    National Veterinary Assay Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, 1 15 1, Tokura, Kokubunji, Tokyo, 185 8511, Japan
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 48:293-301. 2001
    ..The specific amplified DNA fragment was obtained from all 114 tetracycline-resistant strains. It was suggested that the tet(M) gene was widely present in the field isolates of E. rhusiopathiae resistant to tetracycline...
  89. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate-binding proteins in bovine kidney have consensus amino acid sequences of annexin family proteins
    K Kojima
    Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Biol Chem 267:20536-9. 1992
    ..In the presence of Ca2+, both proteins bound to vesicles composed of phosphatidylserine and phosphatidylethanolamine, but not phosphatidylcholine. These results indicated that p33 and p41 are members of annexin family proteins...
  90. ncbi request reprint Differential modulation of human basophil functions through prostaglandin D2 receptors DP and chemoattractant receptor-homologous molecule expressed on Th2 cells/DP2
    C Yoshimura-Uchiyama
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Exp Allergy 34:1283-90. 2004
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated that PGD2 enhances releasability and induces CRTH2/DP2-mediated migration in human basophils, but the precise effects of PGD2 on basophils as well as receptor usage have not been fully clarified...
  91. ncbi request reprint Increased levels of a TH2-type CC chemokine thymus and activation-regulated chemokine (TARC) in serum and induced sputum of asthmatics
    T Sekiya
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Allergy 57:173-7. 2002
    ..We investigated the levels of TARC and MDC in the serum and induced sputum of asthmatics...
  92. ncbi request reprint A physical origin for functional domain structure in nucleic acids as evidenced by cross-linking entropy: I
    W Dawson
    Department of Bioactive Molecules, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, 1 23 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8640, Japan
    J Theor Biol 213:359-86. 2001
    ..The applications can also be extended to protein structure calculations with some additional considerations...
  93. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of TAPASIN and its linkage disequilibria with HLA class II genes in the Japanese population
    H Furukawa
    Department of Research, Japanese Red Cross Central Blood Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Tissue Antigens 52:279-81. 1998
    ..Several frequent four-locus haplotypes were identified, including DRB1*0901-DQB1*0303-DPB1*0501-TAPASIN*02, DRB1*0901-DQB1*0303-DPB1*0201-TAPASIN*02 and DRB1*1302-DQB1*0604-DPB1*0401-TAPASIN*02...
  94. ncbi request reprint The change in characteristics of microcrystalline cellulose during wet granulation using a high-shear mixer
    T Suzuki
    Pharmaceutical Formulation Research Laboratory, Daiichi Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
    J Pharm Pharmacol 53:609-16. 2001
    ..The change in MCC chain length and physical structure can be experimentally detected using the small-angle X-ray scattering and wide-angle powder X-ray diffraction methods...
  95. pmc Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma haploinsufficiency enhances B cell proliferative responses and exacerbates experimentally induced arthritis
    K Setoguchi
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Invest 108:1667-75. 2001
    ..These findings indicate that PPAR gamma plays a critical role in the control of B cell response and imply a role in diseases in which B cell hyperreactivity is involved, such as arthritis and autoimmunity...
  96. ncbi request reprint Establishment of L-3,4-Dihydroxyphenilalaninde-induced pharmacological dementia model mouse
    N Itokazu
    Department of Bioregulatory Function, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, 113-8655, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 305:123-6. 2001
    ..These experiments suggest that L-DOPA immediately affected the brain and caused memory deficit. The findings indicate that L-DOPA-treated mice are able to act as a new model for human dementia...
  97. ncbi request reprint Fluid shear stress activates Ca(2+) influx into human endothelial cells via P2X4 purinoceptors
    K Yamamoto
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ Res 87:385-91. 2000
    ..P2X4 purinoceptors may have a "shear-transducer" property through which shear stress is perceived directly or indirectly and transmitted into the cell interior via Ca(2+) signaling...
  98. ncbi request reprint Generation and characterization of mice lacking gastrin-releasing peptide receptor
    E Wada
    Department of Degenerative Neurological Diseases, National Institute of Neuroscience, Tokyo, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 239:28-33. 1997
    ..These phenotypes were observed in mice generated from two independent ES cell clones and backcrossed to a C57BL/6J background. The GRPR deficient mice should be useful for studying the bombesin system in vivo...
  99. ncbi request reprint Carotid endarterectomy may reduce the high stroke rate for patients with the disease of abdominal aorta and peripheral arteries
    K Yamamoto
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Angiol 25:35-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to screen preoperative patients with arterial disease for carotid stenosis, and to determine whether CEA had any effect on stroke during the postoperative follow-up period...
  100. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis and interleukin-32
    H Shoda
    Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    Cell Mol Life Sci 64:2671-9. 2007
    ..Interleukin-32 can thus be seen to play an important role in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis...
  101. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory effect of a new antibiotic, guanine 7-N-oxide, on the replication of several RNA viruses
    K Yamamoto
    Department of Virology and Rickettsiology, National Institute of Health, Tokyo, Japan
    Antiviral Res 14:173-8. 1990
    ..G-7-Ox showed broad anti-RNA viral activity against all viruses tested, except for poliovirus. Inhibition of persistent SV5 infection by G-7-Ox indicates that its antiviral activity is independent of cytotoxicity...