Utsunomiya University

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Organization: Utsunomiya University
Country: Japan

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  1. ncbi Regulation of the violacein biosynthetic gene cluster by acylhomoserine lactone-mediated quorum sensing in Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472
    Tomohiro Morohoshi
    Department of Material and Environmental Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 74:2116-9. 2010
  2. doi Alias-free image reconstruction using Fresnel transform in the phase-scrambling Fourier imaging technique
    Satoshi Ito
    Department of Information Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, Tochigi, Japan
    Magn Reson Med 60:422-30. 2008
  3. pmc Laminar and cytoarchitectonic features of the cerebral cortex in the Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus), striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba), and bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)
    Rui Furutani
    United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi, Japan
    J Anat 213:241-8. 2008
  4. ncbi [Sex determination in the teleost medaka, Oryzias latipes]
    Masaru Matsuda
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 53:1158-65. 2008
  5. ncbi Identification and characterization of N-acylhomoserine lactone-acylase from the fish intestinal Shewanella sp. strain MIB015
    Tomohiro Morohoshi
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 72:1887-93. 2008
  6. ncbi Comparative histological study of the mammalian facial nucleus
    Rui Furutani
    United Graduate School of Life Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu shi, Tokyo, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 70:367-72. 2008
  7. ncbi The validity of body mass index criteria in obese school-aged children
    Hideaki Komiya
    Department of Exercise Physiology, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 214:27-37. 2008
  8. doi N-acylhomoserine lactone regulates violacein production in Chromobacterium violaceum type strain ATCC 12472
    Tomohiro Morohoshi
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, Yoto, Utsunomiya, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 279:124-30. 2008
  9. ncbi Strain in the nail at fingertip compression
    Naotaka Sakai
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Faculty of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Japan
    Skin Res Technol 13:449-53. 2007
  10. pmc The plant pathogen Pantoea ananatis produces N-acylhomoserine lactone and causes center rot disease of onion by quorum sensing
    Tomohiro Morohoshi
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Utsunomiya University, Tochigi 321 8585, Japan
    J Bacteriol 189:8333-8. 2007

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  1. ncbi Regulation of the violacein biosynthetic gene cluster by acylhomoserine lactone-mediated quorum sensing in Chromobacterium violaceum ATCC 12472
    Tomohiro Morohoshi
    Department of Material and Environmental Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 74:2116-9. 2010
    ..violaceum ATCC 12472. CviR received C10-HSL and C6-HSL and activated the transcription of vioA in Escherichia coli. However, in strain ATCC 12472, C6-HSL inhibited both C10-HSL-mediated violacein production and the transcription of vioA...
  2. doi Alias-free image reconstruction using Fresnel transform in the phase-scrambling Fourier imaging technique
    Satoshi Ito
    Department of Information Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, Tochigi, Japan
    Magn Reson Med 60:422-30. 2008
    ..Simulation and experimental studies reveal that the proposed method can be used to produce reduced aliasing images...
  3. pmc Laminar and cytoarchitectonic features of the cerebral cortex in the Risso's dolphin (Grampus griseus), striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba), and bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)
    Rui Furutani
    United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi, Japan
    J Anat 213:241-8. 2008
    ..V1 was characterized by a broader layer II than that of S1, and also contained the specialized pyramidal and multipolar stellate neurons in layers III and V...
  4. ncbi [Sex determination in the teleost medaka, Oryzias latipes]
    Masaru Matsuda
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 53:1158-65. 2008
  5. ncbi Identification and characterization of N-acylhomoserine lactone-acylase from the fish intestinal Shewanella sp. strain MIB015
    Tomohiro Morohoshi
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 72:1887-93. 2008
    ..In addition, expression of Aac in fish pathogen Vibrio anguillarum markedly reduced AHL production and biofilm formation. In conclusion, this study indicates that Aac might be effective in quenching quorum sensing of fish pathogens...
  6. ncbi Comparative histological study of the mammalian facial nucleus
    Rui Furutani
    United Graduate School of Life Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu shi, Tokyo, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 70:367-72. 2008
    ..Our findings show species-specific subnuclear organization and distribution patterns of distinct types of neurons within morphological discrete subdivisions, reflecting functional differences...
  7. ncbi The validity of body mass index criteria in obese school-aged children
    Hideaki Komiya
    Department of Exercise Physiology, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 214:27-37. 2008
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  8. doi N-acylhomoserine lactone regulates violacein production in Chromobacterium violaceum type strain ATCC 12472
    Tomohiro Morohoshi
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, Yoto, Utsunomiya, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 279:124-30. 2008
    ..Strain VIR07 showed the response of violacein production when AHLs diffused from a variety of AHL-producing bacteria on agar plates, and thus might be a useful biosensor for recognizing exogenous AHLs...
  9. ncbi Strain in the nail at fingertip compression
    Naotaka Sakai
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Faculty of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Japan
    Skin Res Technol 13:449-53. 2007
    ..Distribution of nail strain due to compressive force in the finger pulp was investigated...
  10. pmc The plant pathogen Pantoea ananatis produces N-acylhomoserine lactone and causes center rot disease of onion by quorum sensing
    Tomohiro Morohoshi
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Utsunomiya University, Tochigi 321 8585, Japan
    J Bacteriol 189:8333-8. 2007
    ..These results demonstrated that the quorum-sensing system involved the biosynthesis of EPS, biofilm formation, and infection of onion leaves in P. ananatis SK-1...
  11. ncbi Lack of circadian regulation of in vitro melatonin release from the pineal organ of salmonid teleosts
    Masayuki Iigo
    Department of Applied Biochemistry, Utsunomiya University, 350 Mine machi, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321 8505, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 154:91-7. 2007
    ..These results indicate that ancestral salmonids lost the circadian regulation of melatonin production after the divergence from osmerid teleosts...
  12. pmc Inhibition of quorum sensing in Serratia marcescens AS-1 by synthetic analogs of N-acylhomoserine lactone
    Tomohiro Morohoshi
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Utsunomiya University, 7 1 2 Yoto, Utsunomiya 321 8585, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:6339-44. 2007
    ..Our results demonstrated that C(9)-CPA was an effective quorum-sensing inhibitor for S. marcescens AS-1...
  13. ncbi Physiological and behavioural effects of an intracerebroventricular injection of corticotropin releasing hormone in goats
    Masato Aoyama
    Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, 350 Minemachi, Utsunomiya Shi 321 8505, Japan
    Vet J 177:116-23. 2008
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  14. ncbi Lack of circadian regulation of melatonin rhythms in the sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) in vivo and in vitro
    Masayuki Iigo
    Department of Applied Biochemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, Tochigi, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 24:67-70. 2007
    ..These results indicate that melatonin production in the sockeye salmon is driven by light and darkness but lacks circadian regulation...
  15. doi Functional substitution of the transient membrane-anchor domain in Escherichia coli FtsY with an N-terminal hydrophobic segment of Streptomyces lividans FtsY
    Isamu Maeda
    Department of Bioproductive Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 287:85-90. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the N-terminal hydrophobic segment of FtsY in this Gram-positive bacterium is responsible for its interaction with the cytoplasmic membrane...
  16. doi Multiresolution image representation using combined 2-D and 1-D directional filter banks
    Yuichi Tanaka
    Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Keio University, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 223 8522 Japan
    IEEE Trans Image Process 18:269-80. 2009
    ..In applications on nonlinear approximation, image coding, and denoising, the proposed filter banks show visual quality improvements and have higher PSNR than the conventional separable WT or the contourlet...
  17. doi Strigolactones: structures and biological activities
    Koichi Yoneyama
    Weed Science Centre, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Japan
    Pest Manag Sci 65:467-70. 2009
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  18. doi The strigolactone story
    Xiaonan Xie
    Weed Science Center, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya 321 8505, Japan
    Annu Rev Phytopathol 48:93-117. 2010
    ..Furthermore, SLs are suggested to have other biological functions in rhizosphere communications and in plant growth and development...
  19. doi Facile method for preparing organic/inorganic hybrid capsules using amino-functional silane coupling agent in aqueous media
    Fumio Kurayama
    Center for Optical Research and Education, Utsunomiya University, Yoto 7 1 2, Utsunomiya 321 8585, Japan
    J Colloid Interface Sci 349:70-6. 2010
    ..Moreover, these behaviors are greatly influenced by pH of the reaction solution, especially promoted under acidic and alkaline conditions...
  20. ncbi Note: Characterization of the plasma parameters of a capillary discharge-produced plasma channel waveguide to guide an intense laser pulse
    Takeshi Higashiguchi
    Department of Advanced Interdisciplinary Sciences and Center for Optical Research and Education CORE, Utsunomiya University, Yoto 7 1 2, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321 8585, Japan
    Rev Sci Instrum 81:046109. 2010
    ..3 eV with electron densities of the order of 10(17) cm(-3) was observed at a discharge time of 150 ns and a maximum discharge current of 400 A. An ultrashort, intense laser pulse was guided by use of this plasma channel...
  21. doi Measurement of a number of indices of hand and movement angles in pianists with overuse disorders
    N Sakai
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Japan
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:494-8. 2010
    ..Their little finger is also stiffer and the hypothenar muscle and the wrist flexors need greater strength to resist the reaction force in each piano key...
  22. pmc Strigolactones as germination stimulants for root parasitic plants
    Koichi Yoneyama
    Weed Science Center, Utsunomiya University, 350 Mine machi, Utsunomiya, 321 8505 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 51:1095-103. 2010
    ..In this review, we focus on SLs as germination stimulants for root parasitic plants. In addition, we discuss how quantitative and qualitative differences in SL exudation among sorghum cultivars influence their susceptibility to Striga...
  23. doi Colorimetric assay of glutathione based on the spontaneous disassembly of aggregated gold nanocomposites conjugated with water-soluble polymer
    Nobuo Uehara
    Graduate School of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, 7 1 2 Yoto, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321 8585, Japan
    Langmuir 26:6818-25. 2010
    ..9 x 10(-8) mol/L. The colorimetric assay is successfully applied to the determination of glutathione in eye drops and health supplements...
  24. doi The effects of methyl-β-cyclodextrin on in vitro fertilization and the subsequent development of bovine oocytes
    Yoshikazu Nagao
    University Farm, Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, Mohka, Tochigi, Japan
    Zygote 18:323-30. 2010
    ..Embryos derived from oocytes fertilized with sperm pre-incubated with MBCD developed normally to the blastocyst stage and term...
  25. pmc Estimating visceral fat area by multifrequency bioelectrical impedance
    Masato Nagai
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Diabetes Care 33:1077-9. 2010
    ..We developed a new method of estimating visceral fat area (VFA) using multifrequency bioelectrical impedance (BI)...
  26. ncbi Adaptive directional wavelet transform based on directional prefiltering
    Yuichi Tanaka
    Department of Information Science, Utsunomiya University, Tochigi, Japan
    IEEE Trans Image Process 19:934-45. 2010
    ..Furthermore, transform direction data of the proposed method can be used for content-based image retrieval to increase retrieval ratio...
  27. doi Molecular orientation and intermolecular interaction in alanine on Cu(001)
    Hidekazu Iwai
    Department of Material and Environmental Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, 7 1 2 Yoto, Utsunomiya 321 8585, Japan
    Langmuir 26:2294-300. 2010
    ..O(2) and N-H(2)...O(2) hydrogen bonds to form each homochiral domain and the bond at the domain boundary is enhanced by scanning tip which is most probably modified...
  28. ncbi Novel N-acylhomoserine lactone-degrading bacteria isolated from the leaf surface of Solanum tuberosum and their quorum-quenching properties
    Tomohiro Morohoshi
    Department of Material and Environmental Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, 7 1 2 Yoto, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321 8585, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 73:2124-7. 2009
    ..carotovorum. M. testaceum strains, which were isolated in this study, might be useful in the biocontrol of plant diseases...
  29. doi Establishment and characterization of the Bombyx mandarina cell line
    Masashi Iwanaga
    Department of Bioproductive Science, Utsunomiya University, Minemachi, Tochigi, Japan
    J Invertebr Pathol 101:124-9. 2009
    ..These results suggest that this cell line can be useful to clarify the mechanism of host range determination of BmNPV and AcNPV...
  30. ncbi Androgen suppresses corticotropin-induced increase in plasma cortisol level but enhances the increase in plasma aldosterone level in goats
    Masato Aoyama
    Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 71:281-5. 2009
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  31. ncbi Ocular melatonin rhythms in teleost fish
    Masayuki Iigo
    Department of Applied Biochemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan
    Brain Behav Evol 69:114-21. 2007
    ..These results indicate that ocular melatonin rhythms in teleost fish exhibit species-specific variations as a result of the changes in the regulatory mechanisms during the course of evolution...
  32. ncbi Effect of intramuscular fat difference on glucose and insulin reaction in oral glucose tolerance test
    Hideaki Komiya
    Department of Exercise Physiology, Utsunomiya University, Tochigi, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 13:136-42. 2006
    ..It was suggested that MA of the paraspinal muscles reflected fat content, and this regional body composition parameter was closely related to insulin secretion response and glycemic control...
  33. ncbi Enantioselective effects of optically active alpha-methylbenzyl-s-triazine on the root growth of rice and Echinochloa plants and their herbicidal activity
    Hiroyoshi Omokawa
    Center for Research on Wild Plants, Utsunomiya University, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 66:1959-62. 2002
    ..The RS-EtNH derivative is an interesting inhibitor controlling the growth of barnyardgrass from the just-germinated stage (by the (R)-enantiomer) to early-middle growth stage (by the (S)-enantiomer)...
  34. ncbi Translational initiation regulators are hypophosphorylated in rat liver during ethionine-mediated ATP depletion
    Fumiaki Yoshizawa
    Department of Animal Science, Utsunomiya University, 350 Mine machi, Tochigi 321 8505, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 298:235-9. 2002
    ..Possible involvement of mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), as a sensor of intracellular ATP level, was also discussed...
  35. ncbi Magnetic resonance diffractive imaging
    Satoshi Ito
    Department of Information Science, Faculty of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, Yoto, Japan
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 49:574-83. 2002
    ..Moreover, the 3-D image can be observed in a coherent optical imaging system. This study demonstrates the possibility of the proposed method as a fast imaging technique for MR angiography...
  36. ncbi Oral administration of leucine stimulates phosphorylation of 4E-bP1 and S6K 1 in skeletal muscle but not in liver of diabetic rats
    Fumiaki Yoshizawa
    Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, Tochigi, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 48:59-64. 2002
    ..In contrast to skeletal muscle, insulin is essential in mediating the leucine-dependent induction of 4E-BP1 and S6K1 phosphorylation in liver. leucine, 4E-BP1, S6K1, translation initiation, diabetes..
  37. ncbi Amelioration of the salt-stressed root growth of rice and normalization of the Na+ distribution between the shoot and root by (S)-alpha-methylbenzyl-2-fluoro-4-methylphenylurea
    Hiroyoshi Omokawa
    Center for Research on Wild Plants, Utsunomiya University, Mine, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 66:336-43. 2002
    ..S-FM (7) would have influenced some inherent functions connected with the Na+ behavior in the rice plant, although details of the mechanism for normalization of the S/R(Na+) ratio are still not clear...
  38. ncbi In vitro induction of the anticarcinogenic marker enzyme, quinone reductase, in human hepatoma cells by food extracts
    Kei Hashimoto
    Department of Bioproductive Sciences, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Japan
    Cancer Lett 180:1-5. 2002
    ..Ashitaba is therefore considered to have contained certain substances that could induce QR activity, and such induction may play a role in the anticarcinogenic action of vegetables...
  39. ncbi Purification and properties of D-(-)-3-hydroxybutyrate oligomer hydrolase of Paracoccus denitrificans
    Shunsaku Ueda
    Department of Bioproductive Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 206:179-84. 2002
    ..3HB dimer was hydrolyzed somewhat faster than 3HB trimer. The level of the enzyme activity was almost constant, irrespective of carbon sources for the bacterial growth and of the cultivation conditions...
  40. ncbi Feeding increases 5-hydroxytryptamine and norepinephrine within the hypothalamus of chicks
    T Tachibana
    United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu, Tokyo 183 8509, Japan
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 130:715-22. 2001
    ..NE and MHPG in the LH increased during feeding, and remained elevated throughout the experiment. This study supports an idea that hypothalamic monoamines in the chick brain are involved in the regulation of feeding...
  41. ncbi Rapid dephosphorylation of eIF4E by dietary protein in the skeletal muscle and liver of food-deprived rats
    F Yoshizawa
    Department of Animal Science, Utsunomiya University, Tochigi, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 65:958-61. 2001
    ..The results suggest that the dephosphorylation of eIF4E in response to food intake was regulated by the increase in plasma amino acid concentration that occurred after feeding with the 20C diet...
  42. ncbi Free radicals in the 1900's: from in vitro to in vivo
    E Niki
    Utsunomiya University, Department of Applied Chemistry, Japan
    Free Radic Res 33:693-704. 2000
    ..In this short article, the past work, present problems and future perspectives of free radicals in life science will be briefly discussed...
  43. ncbi Extracellular norepinephrine in the medial hypothalamus increases during feeding in chicks: a microdialysis study
    T Tachibana
    Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, 321 8505, Utsunomiya, Japan
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 127:331-8. 2000
    ..This study suggests that the variation of NE in the medial hypothalamus may be involved in the control of feeding in layer-type chicks...
  44. ncbi Local antibody response in Peyer's patches to the orally administered dietary protein antigen
    M Shimoda
    Department of Applied Biochemistry, Utsunomiya University, Tochigi, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 63:2123-9. 1999
    ..These results suggest that, under normal physiological conditions, orally administered dietary proteins predominantly induce the local production of polyreactive IgA/IgM antibodies cross-reacting with environmental luminal antigens...
  45. ncbi Effects of beta-lactoglobulin on the tight-junctional stability of Caco-2-SF monolayer
    K Hashimoto
    Department of Bioproductive Science, Utsunomiya University, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 62:1819-21. 1998
    ..So beta-Lg is suggested to modulate the cytoskeletal structure through the activation of phospholipase C and protein kinase C, resulting in the TJ stabilization...
  46. ncbi Circadian variations of melatonin binding sites in the goldfish brain
    Masayuki Iigo
    Department of Anatomy, St Marianna University School of Medicine, 2 16 1 Sugao, Miyamae, Kawasaki 216 8511, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 347:49-52. 2003
    ..These results indicate that the density of melatonin binding sites in the goldfish brain is regulated by the circadian clock...
  47. ncbi In vitro photic entrainment of the circadian rhythm in melatonin release from the pineal organ of a teleost, ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis) in flow-through culture
    Masayuki Iigo
    Department of Anatomy, St Marianna University School of Medicine, 2 16 1 Sugao, Miyamae, Kawasaki 216 8511, Japan
    Brain Res 982:131-5. 2003
    ..Thus, the ayu pineal organ should provide a useful model for analyzing the physiological and molecular basis of the entrainment mechanism of vertebrate circadian system...
  48. ncbi Effects of photic environment on ocular melatonin contents in a labrid teleost, the wrasse Halichoeres tenuispinnis
    Masayuki Iigo
    Department of Anatomy, St Marianna University School of Medicine, 2 16 1 Sugao, Miyamae ku, Kawasaki 216 8511, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 133:252-9. 2003
    ..These results indicate that the ocular melatonin rhythm in the wrasse is driven both by the photic environment and by a circadian clock, and that the wrasse that buries itself in the bottom sand can perceive low intensity of light...
  49. ncbi Interposition arthroplasty using trapezium tendon ball for osteoarthritis of the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb
    Naotaka Sakai
    Biomechanics Laboratory, Utsunomiya University Faculty of Engineering, Utsunomiya, Japan
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 10:68-72. 2006
    ..This procedure would be available for the osteoarthritis in both the CM joint and the scaphotrapezial joint...
  50. ncbi Effects of melatonin feeding on smoltification in masu salmon (Oncorhynchus masou)
    Masayuki Iigo
    Department of Applied Biochemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, 350 Mine machi, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321 8505, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 22:1191-6. 2005
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  51. ncbi Circadian rhythms of ocular melatonin in the wrasse Halichoeres tenuispinnis, a labrid teleost
    Masayuki Iigo
    Department of Applied Biochemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, 350 Mine machi, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321 8505, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 145:32-8. 2006
    ..These results indicate that the melatonin rhythms in the wrasse eye are driven by an ocular circadian clock that is entrained to LD cycles via local photoreceptors...
  52. ncbi Effect of high compost temperature on enzymatic activity and species diversity of culturable bacteria in cattle manure compost
    Fumihito Miyatake
    Course of the Science of Bioresources, The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Iwate University, 3 18 8 Ueda, Morioka shi, Iwate ken 020 8550, Japan
    Bioresour Technol 96:1821-5. 2005
    ..However, the decomposition rate of protein in the compost was lower than the rate at 66 degrees C due to the higher compost temperature...
  53. ncbi Effects of peripheral substituents on diastereoselectivity of the fifth ligand-binding to chlorophylls, and nomenclature of the asymmetric axial coordination sites
    Toru Oba
    Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki, Aichi 444 8585, Japan
    Bioorg Med Chem 13:5733-9. 2005
    ..Nomenclature of the two distinguishable sides on chlorophyllous macrocycles, as well as the two asymmetric ligand-binding sites, is also discussed...
  54. ncbi Effect of compost temperature on oxygen uptake rate, specific growth rate and enzymatic activity of microorganisms in dairy cattle manure
    Fumihito Miyatake
    Venture Business Laboratory, Utsunomiya University, 350 Mine machi, Utsunomiya Shi, Tochigi ken 321 8505, Japan
    Bioresour Technol 97:961-5. 2006
    ..The enhancement of specific growth rate, enzymatic activity and volatile solids reduction were induced at 54 degrees C in cattle manure composting...
  55. ncbi A novel kinetic method for the speciation of cadmium in river water by micro solvent extraction with dithizone
    Tokuo Shimizu
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya 321 8585, Japan
    Anal Sci 21:1-2. 2005
    ..Corresponding to each stage, we divided these extracted cadmium species into three groups: "highly labile", "moderately labile" and "slowly labile" species...
  56. ncbi Developmental hormonal profiles in rdw rats with congenital hypothyroidism accompanying increased testicular size and infertility in adulthood
    Motoaki Umezu
    Laboratory of Animal Endocrinology and Reproduction, Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, Tochigi, Japan
    J Reprod Dev 50:675-84. 2004
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  57. ncbi Change in the expressed gene patterns of the wing disc during the metamorphosis of Bombyx mori
    Hideki Kawasaki
    Faculty of Agriculture, Utsunomiya University, 350 Mine, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321 8505, Japan
    Gene 343:133-42. 2004
    ..The wing disc of B. mori is an exceptionally suitable system for understanding the relationship between morphological changes and the distribution of mRNA...
  58. ncbi Tissue-specific regulation of 4E-BP1 and S6K1 phosphorylation by alpha-ketoisocaproate
    Fumiaki Yoshizawa
    Department of Animal Science, Utsunomiya University, 350 Mine machi, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321 8505, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 50:56-60. 2004
    ..The results showing that the efficacy of L-leucine and alpha-KIC in stimulating phosphorylation of S6K1 and 4E-BP1 is equivalent in skeletal muscle, may be explained by the conversion of alpha-KIC to L-leucine...
  59. ncbi Metal bioremediation through growing cells
    Anushree Malik
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Utsunomiya University, 7 1 2 Yoto, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321 8585, Japan
    Environ Int 30:261-78. 2004
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  60. ncbi Chiral response of Oryzeae and Paniceae plants in alpha-methylbenzyl-3-p-tolyl urea agar medium
    Hiroyoshi Omokawa
    Centre for Research on Wild Plants, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya 321 8505, Japan
    Pest Manag Sci 60:59-64. 2004
    ..A reverse chiral response between the tribe Oryzeae and the genus Echinochloa was clearly indicated in this study. This diverse response may be relevant to Gramineae classification...
  61. ncbi Regulation of protein synthesis by branched-chain amino acids in vivo
    Fumiaki Yoshizawa
    Department of Animal Science, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321 8505, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 313:417-22. 2004
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  62. ncbi Regulation of MHC class I expression by inflammatory cytokines in rat mesangial cells
    M Ikeda
    Department of Clinical Immunology, Jichi Medical School, Minamikawachi Machi, Tochigi, Japan
    Nephron 76:90-5. 1997
    ..These results suggest that under inflammatory conditions mesangial cells may act as antigen-presenting cells in response to stimulation by cytokines and may be involved in the pathogenesis of immune-mediated glomerular disease...