M Tominaga

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Affiliation: Yamagata University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Japanese standard reference material JDS Lot 2 for haemoglobin A1c. II: Present state of standardization of haemoglobin A1c in Japan using the new reference material in routine clinical assays
    Makoto Tominaga
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, 2 2 2 Iida nishi, Yamagata 990 9585, Japan
    Ann Clin Biochem 42:47-50. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Japanese standard reference material for JDS Lot 2 haemoglobin A1c. I: Comparison of Japan Diabetes Society-assigned values to those obtained by the Japanese and USA domestic standardization programmes and by the International Federation of Clinical Chemi
    Makoto Tominaga
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, 2 2 2 Iida nishi, Yamagata 990 9585, Japan
    Ann Clin Biochem 42:41-6. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Impaired glucose tolerance is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, but not impaired fasting glucose. The Funagata Diabetes Study
    M Tominaga
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan
    Diabetes Care 22:920-4. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Insulin activates p38 mitogen-activated protein (MAP) kinase via a MAP kinase kinase (MKK) 3/MKK 6 pathway in vascular smooth muscle cells
    M Igarashi
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan
    Eur J Clin Invest 30:668-77. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of platelet-derived growth factor-induced p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase activation in vascular smooth muscle cells
    H Yamaguchi
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
    Eur J Clin Invest 31:672-80. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Candesartan inhibits carotid intimal thickening and ameliorates insulin resistance in balloon-injured diabetic rats
    M Igarashi
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
    Hypertension 38:1255-9. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Genotype Arg/Arg, but not Trp/Arg, of the Trp64Arg polymorphism of the beta(3)-adrenergic receptor is associated with type 2 diabetes and obesity in a large Japanese sample
    T Oizumi
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
    Diabetes Care 24:1579-83. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization of an inhibitory effect of pioglitazone on balloon-injured vascular smooth muscle cell growth
    M Igarashi
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
    Metabolism 50:955-62. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Platelet-derived growth factor BB-induced p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase activation causes cell growth, but not apoptosis, in vascular smooth muscle cells
    H Yamaguchi
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan
    Endocr J 48:433-42. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance in a rural area of Japan. The Funagata diabetes study
    A Sekikawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Diabetes Complications 14:78-83. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint Japanese standard reference material JDS Lot 2 for haemoglobin A1c. II: Present state of standardization of haemoglobin A1c in Japan using the new reference material in routine clinical assays
    Makoto Tominaga
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, 2 2 2 Iida nishi, Yamagata 990 9585, Japan
    Ann Clin Biochem 42:47-50. 2005
    ..Therefore, there should be no difference in the measured values no matter which calibrators are used. The Committee conducted a domestic survey in order to confirm this relationship...
  2. ncbi request reprint Japanese standard reference material for JDS Lot 2 haemoglobin A1c. I: Comparison of Japan Diabetes Society-assigned values to those obtained by the Japanese and USA domestic standardization programmes and by the International Federation of Clinical Chemi
    Makoto Tominaga
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, 2 2 2 Iida nishi, Yamagata 990 9585, Japan
    Ann Clin Biochem 42:41-6. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Impaired glucose tolerance is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, but not impaired fasting glucose. The Funagata Diabetes Study
    M Tominaga
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan
    Diabetes Care 22:920-4. 1999
    ..To determine whether the new category of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) recently proposed by the Expert Committee of the American Diabetes Association is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Insulin activates p38 mitogen-activated protein (MAP) kinase via a MAP kinase kinase (MKK) 3/MKK 6 pathway in vascular smooth muscle cells
    M Igarashi
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan
    Eur J Clin Invest 30:668-77. 2000
    ..In this study, we investigated the effect of insulin on p38 mitogen-activated protein (MAP) kinase activation in cultured rat vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of platelet-derived growth factor-induced p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase activation in vascular smooth muscle cells
    H Yamaguchi
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
    Eur J Clin Invest 31:672-80. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Candesartan inhibits carotid intimal thickening and ameliorates insulin resistance in balloon-injured diabetic rats
    M Igarashi
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
    Hypertension 38:1255-9. 2001
    ..We conclude that candesartan could be effective for the suppression of vascular smooth muscle cell growth dose-dependently in Wistar fatty and lean rats. Furthermore, the agent could improve insulin resistance in Wistar fatty rats...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genotype Arg/Arg, but not Trp/Arg, of the Trp64Arg polymorphism of the beta(3)-adrenergic receptor is associated with type 2 diabetes and obesity in a large Japanese sample
    T Oizumi
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
    Diabetes Care 24:1579-83. 2001
    ..We examined the associations in a large population-based sample...
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterization of an inhibitory effect of pioglitazone on balloon-injured vascular smooth muscle cell growth
    M Igarashi
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
    Metabolism 50:955-62. 2001
    ..Pioglitazone also inhibited the phosphorylation of Pyk2. We conclude that pioglitazone itself could be effective for suppressing the growth of VSMC and consequent carotid intimal thickening...
  9. ncbi request reprint Platelet-derived growth factor BB-induced p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase activation causes cell growth, but not apoptosis, in vascular smooth muscle cells
    H Yamaguchi
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan
    Endocr J 48:433-42. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance in a rural area of Japan. The Funagata diabetes study
    A Sekikawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Diabetes Complications 14:78-83. 2000
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Acute intermittent porphyria caused by a G to C mutation in exon 12 of the porphobilinogen deaminase gene that results in exon skipping
    M Daimon
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan
    Hum Genet 92:549-53. 1993
    ..Analysis of the cDNA fragments amplified by PCR revealed that the patient has the abnormal PBG-D mRNA, which does not have exon 12 and exists in an approximately equal amount to the normal mRNA...
  12. doi request reprint Effect of miglitol, an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor, on atherogenic outcomes in balloon-injured diabetic rats
    A Hirata
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
    Horm Metab Res 41:213-20. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that miglitol could be effective for the suppression of atherogenic outcomes in diabetic Wistar fatty rat, suggesting that the agent may have clinical benefits and contribute to prevent diabetic macroangiopathy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pioglitazone reduces smooth muscle cell density of rat carotid arterial intima induced by balloon catheterization
    M Igarashi
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan
    Horm Metab Res 29:444-9. 1997
    ..Therefore, pioglitazone has an inhibitory effect on the growth of SMCs, and consequently suppressed carotid intimal thickening. Furthermore, this inhibitory effect was enhanced in diabetes...
  14. ncbi request reprint A novel missense mutation in exon 4 of the human coproporphyrinogen oxidase gene in two patients with hereditary coproporphyria
    M Daimon
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan
    Hum Genet 99:199-201. 1997
    ..This mutation results in a glycine to arginine substitution at amino acid 180. Two carriers in the family were successfully diagnosed by detecting the mutation using restriction analysis of the PCR products...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Standard material for measurement of hemoglobin A1c]
    M Tominaga
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata 990-9585
    Rinsho Byori 49:1199-204. 2001
    ..3%. It is likely that the standardization of measurement of HbA1c in the future in Japan will be continued using with JDS Lot 2...
  16. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and retinal microvascular signs in a Japanese population: the Funagata study
    R Kawasaki
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yamagata University Faculty of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:161-6. 2008
    ..To determine the relationship of metabolic syndrome and its components with retinopathy and other retinal microvascular signs in a Japanese population...
  17. pmc Nifedipine suppresses neointimal thickening by its inhibitory effect on vascular smooth muscle cell growth via a MEK-ERK pathway coupling with Pyk2
    A Hirata
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, 2 2 2, Iida Nishi, Yamagata 990 9585, Japan
    Br J Pharmacol 131:1521-30. 2000
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  18. ncbi request reprint Two new polymorphisms in introns 2 and 3 of the human porphobilinogen deaminase gene
    M Daimon
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Japan
    Hum Genet 92:115-6. 1993
    ..The frequencies of these alleles are presented...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Effect of caffeine on microcirculation of human ocular fundus]
    T Okuno
    Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigakucho, Takatsuki 569-8686, Japan
    Nippon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 105:308-13. 2001
    ..IOP, mean BP, PR, OPP and central CFF did not change significantly. CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest that caffeine may increase blood vessel resistance and decrease blood flow in the ONH and choroid-retina in humans...
  20. doi request reprint BMI compared with central obesity indicators in relation to diabetes and hypertension in Asians
    R Nyamdorj
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1622-35. 2008
    ..To compare BMI with waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), and waist-to-stature ratio (WSR) in association with diabetes or hypertension...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Quality control (QC) of CT on rail system (FOCAL Unit) with a micro-multi leaf collimator (mMLC) using new GafChromic film for stereotactic radiotherapy]
    M Oita
    School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Tokushima University
    Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai Zasshi 62:711-3. 2006
    ..Carrying out our original QC program, translational errors, setup reproducibility, beam misalignment and beam characteristics were evaluated...
  22. ncbi request reprint Temperament and job stress in Japanese company employees
    Y Sakai
    Department of Psychiatry, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Affect Disord 85:101-12. 2005
    ..This study aims to demonstrate the relevance of temperament to job stress...
  23. ncbi request reprint Legionnaires' disease associated with habitual drinking of hot spring water
    M Tominaga
    Department of Medicine, Saga Medical School
    Intern Med 40:1064-7. 2001
    ..The patient was successfully treated with erythromycin, fluoroquinolone, and rifampicin. This case raises an important issue on public health represented by legionellosis in Japan...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the trifluoromethanosulfonic acid/trifluoroacetic acid/thioanisole cleavage procedure for application in solid-phase peptide synthesis
    G N Jubilut
    Department of Biophysics, , SP, Brazil
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 49:1089-92. 2001
    ..Care should be taken however, as the cleavage efficacy depends on multiple factors including the resin, peptide sequence, the time and temperature of reaction...
  25. ncbi request reprint Urinary N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase in the patients with hyperthyroidism
    M Tominaga
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Tottori University School of Medicine, Yonago, Japan
    Horm Metab Res 21:438-40. 1989
    ....