Keisuke Okada

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Affiliation: Yokohama City University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Human leukocyte antigen may predict outcome of primary recurrent spontaneous abortion treated with paternal lymphocyte alloimmunization therapy
    Takashi Kano
    Kano Medical Cooperation Clinic, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Reprod Immunol 58:383-7. 2007
  2. ncbi Pattern-stimulated visual evoked potential in dog: changes in elicited response with pattern size and calculation of visual acuity
    Yoshiki Itoh
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Rakuno Gakuen University, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 72:1449-53. 2010
  3. ncbi High-throughput DNA typing of HLA-A, -B, -C, and -DRB1 loci by a PCR-SSOP-Luminex method in the Japanese population
    Yoshiki Itoh
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 236 0004, Japan
    Immunogenetics 57:717-29. 2005
  4. ncbi The association between HLA-A alleles and young Alu dimorphisms near the HLA-J, -H, and -F genes in workshop cell lines and Japanese and Australian populations
    David S Dunn
    Centre for Bioinformatics and Biological Computing, School for Information Technology, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia, Australia
    J Mol Evol 55:718-26. 2002
  5. ncbi High-risk HLA allele mismatch combinations responsible for severe acute graft-versus-host disease and implication for its molecular mechanism
    Takakazu Kawase
    Division of Immunology, Aichi Cancer Center, Nagoya, Japan
    Blood 110:2235-41. 2007
  6. ncbi Rapid assignment of the swine major histocompatibility complex (SLA) class I and II genotypes in Clawn miniature swine using PCR-SSP and PCR-RFLP methods
    Asako Ando
    Department of Molecular Life Science, Division of Basic Medical Science and Molecular Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, Bohseidai, Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Xenotransplantation 12:121-6. 2005
  7. ncbi Effects of HLA allele and killer immunoglobulin-like receptor ligand matching on clinical outcome in leukemia patients undergoing transplantation with T-cell-replete marrow from an unrelated donor
    Yasuo Morishima
    Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, Department of Hematology and Cell Therapy, Nagoya, Japan
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 13:315-28. 2007
  8. ncbi Tyrosinase gene family and Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease in Japanese patients
    Yukihiro Horie
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Mol Vis 12:1601-5. 2006
  9. ncbi Genetic linkage map of medaka with polymerase chain reaction length polymorphisms
    Tetsuaki Kimura
    Department of Molecular Life Science, Course of Basic Medical Science and Molecular Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, Kanagawa 259 1193, Japan
    Gene 363:24-31. 2005
  10. ncbi Combination of HLA-A24, -DQA1*03, and -DR9 contributes to acute-onset and early complete beta-cell destruction in type 1 diabetes: longitudinal study of residual beta-cell function
    Koji Nakanishi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Toranomon Hospital, 2 2 2 Toranomon, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8470, Japan
    Diabetes 55:1862-8. 2006

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  1. ncbi Human leukocyte antigen may predict outcome of primary recurrent spontaneous abortion treated with paternal lymphocyte alloimmunization therapy
    Takashi Kano
    Kano Medical Cooperation Clinic, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Reprod Immunol 58:383-7. 2007
    ..Paternal lymphocyte alloimmunization therapy (PLAT) is an effective therapy for RSA in some cases, but there are no predictive markers about the effectiveness of PLAT...
  2. ncbi Pattern-stimulated visual evoked potential in dog: changes in elicited response with pattern size and calculation of visual acuity
    Yoshiki Itoh
    Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Rakuno Gakuen University, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 72:1449-53. 2010
    ..We suggest that, with further study, pVEP with different check sizes would be applicable for canine visual acuity examination...
  3. ncbi High-throughput DNA typing of HLA-A, -B, -C, and -DRB1 loci by a PCR-SSOP-Luminex method in the Japanese population
    Yoshiki Itoh
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 236 0004, Japan
    Immunogenetics 57:717-29. 2005
    ..It takes only approximately 5 h from DNA extraction to the definition of HLA four-digit alleles at the HLA-A, HLA-B, HLA-C, and HLA-DRB1 loci for 96 samples when handled by a single typist...
  4. ncbi The association between HLA-A alleles and young Alu dimorphisms near the HLA-J, -H, and -F genes in workshop cell lines and Japanese and Australian populations
    David S Dunn
    Centre for Bioinformatics and Biological Computing, School for Information Technology, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia, Australia
    J Mol Evol 55:718-26. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi High-risk HLA allele mismatch combinations responsible for severe acute graft-versus-host disease and implication for its molecular mechanism
    Takakazu Kawase
    Division of Immunology, Aichi Cancer Center, Nagoya, Japan
    Blood 110:2235-41. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the identification of high-risk mismatch, that is, nonpermissive mismatch, would be beneficial for the selection of a suitable donor...
  6. ncbi Rapid assignment of the swine major histocompatibility complex (SLA) class I and II genotypes in Clawn miniature swine using PCR-SSP and PCR-RFLP methods
    Asako Ando
    Department of Molecular Life Science, Division of Basic Medical Science and Molecular Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, Bohseidai, Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Xenotransplantation 12:121-6. 2005
    ..Inbred miniature swine with defined novel SLA haplotypes will be useful in allo- and xeno-transplantation studies, which can be carried out representing variable combinations of SLA haplotypes...
  7. ncbi Effects of HLA allele and killer immunoglobulin-like receptor ligand matching on clinical outcome in leukemia patients undergoing transplantation with T-cell-replete marrow from an unrelated donor
    Yasuo Morishima
    Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, Department of Hematology and Cell Therapy, Nagoya, Japan
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 13:315-28. 2007
    ..Furthermore, KIR-L-MM induced adverse effects on acute GVHD (aGVHD) and rejection, and brought no survival benefits to patients with T-cell-replete UR-BMT...
  8. ncbi Tyrosinase gene family and Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease in Japanese patients
    Yukihiro Horie
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Mol Vis 12:1601-5. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the genetic background of Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease in a Japanese population by analyzing the tyrosinase gene family (TYR, TYRP1, and dopachrome tautomerase (DCT))...
  9. ncbi Genetic linkage map of medaka with polymerase chain reaction length polymorphisms
    Tetsuaki Kimura
    Department of Molecular Life Science, Course of Basic Medical Science and Molecular Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, Kanagawa 259 1193, Japan
    Gene 363:24-31. 2005
    ..Together with the genotyping data of six medaka inbred strains, our new marker set provides a powerful tool for genome-wide analysis of complex biological phenomena found widely in medaka populations...
  10. ncbi Combination of HLA-A24, -DQA1*03, and -DR9 contributes to acute-onset and early complete beta-cell destruction in type 1 diabetes: longitudinal study of residual beta-cell function
    Koji Nakanishi
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Toranomon Hospital, 2 2 2 Toranomon, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8470, Japan
    Diabetes 55:1862-8. 2006
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  11. ncbi Single nucleotide polymorphism detection by polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism
    Masao Ota
    Department of Legal Medicine, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Nagano 390 8621, Japan
    Nat Protoc 2:2857-64. 2007
    ..This convenient and simple method is inexpensive and accurate for SNP genotyping and especially useful in small basic research studies of complex genetic diseases. The whole protocol takes only a day to carry out...
  12. ncbi The clinical significance of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) allele compatibility in patients receiving a marrow transplant from serologically HLA-A, HLA-B, and HLA-DR matched unrelated donors
    Yasuo Morishima
    Department of Hematology and Chemotherapy, the Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center, Japan
    Blood 99:4200-6. 2002
    ..Thus, the role of the HLA class I allele in unrelated bone marrow transplantation was elucidated. Notably, HLA-C alleles had a different mode from HLA-A or -B alleles for acute GVHD and survival...
  13. ncbi [Four-digit allele genotyping of HLA-A and HLA-B genes in Japanese patients with Behçet's disease (BD) by a PCR-SSOP-luminex method and stratification analysis according to each major symptom of BD]
    Tomoko Kamiishi
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Nihon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 112:451-8. 2008
    ..We also analyzed our results for the association of these alleles with the individual clinical features of BD...
  14. ncbi Sequencing-based typing of HLA-B*51 alleles and the significant association of HLA-B*5101 and -B*5108 with Behçet's disease in Greek patients
    N Mizuki
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Japan
    Tissue Antigens 59:118-21. 2002
    ..This study revealed a strong association between Greeks with BD, both B*5101, B*5108, provided important insights into the molecular mechanism underlying the association between HLA status, this disease...
  15. pmc Human endogenous retrovirus (HERVK9) structural polymorphism with haplotypic HLA-A allelic associations
    Jerzy K Kulski
    Centre for Forensic Science, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Genetics 180:445-57. 2008
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  16. ncbi Association of autoimmune disease-related gene polymorphisms with chronic graft-versus-host disease
    Masako Shimada
    Department of Haematology and Oncology, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Br J Haematol 139:458-63. 2007
    ..As FCRL3 is expressed by B cells and might have an important role in immunoregulation, this significant protective genetic effect raises the question of whether FCRL3 might also be involved in the pathogenesis of chronic GVHD...
  17. ncbi Two critical genes (HLA-DRB1 and ABCF1)in the HLA region are associated with the susceptibility to autoimmune pancreatitis
    Masao Ota
    Department of Legal Medicine, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Immunogenetics 59:45-52. 2007
    ..The two critical HLA regions for susceptibility to AIP are limited to the HLA-DRB1*0405-DQB1*0401 in the class II and the ABCF1 proximal to C3-2-11, telomeric of HLA-E, in the class I regions...
  18. ncbi One-step generation of recombineering constructs by asymmetric-end ligation and negative selection
    Masato Ohtsuka
    Division of Basic Molecular Science and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, Tokai University, Bohseidai, Isehara, Kanagawa 259 1193, Japan
    Anal Biochem 360:306-8. 2007
  19. pmc The major histocompatibility complex (Mhc) class IIB region has greater genomic structural flexibility and diversity in the quail than the chicken
    Kazuyoshi Hosomichi
    Department of Molecular Life Science, Division of Basic Medical Science and Molecular Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara, Kanagawa 259 1143, Japan
    BMC Genomics 7:322. 2006
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  20. ncbi Alternative splicing due to an intronic SNP in HMSD generates a novel minor histocompatibility antigen
    Takakazu Kawase
    Division of Immunology, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, 1 1 Kanokoden, Chikusa ku, Nagoya 464 8681, Japan
    Blood 110:1055-63. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that the HMSD-v-encoded mHA (designated ACC-6) could serve as a target antigen for immunotherapy against hematologic malignancies...
  21. ncbi Mapping of susceptibility and protective loci for acute GVHD in unrelated HLA-matched bone marrow transplantation donors and recipients using 155 microsatellite markers on chromosome 22
    Tomoki Kikuchi
    Department of Pathology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
    Immunogenetics 59:99-108. 2007
    ..This screening analysis suggests that several aGVHD-associated susceptible and protective loci exist on chromosome 22, which may encompass novel gene regions that need to be elucidated for their role in aGVHD...
  22. ncbi High-resolution mapping for essential hypertension using microsatellite markers
    Keisuke Yatsu
    Department of Medical Science and Cardiorenal Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hypertension 49:446-52. 2007
    ..We identified 19 allelic loci that were significantly different between the cases of essential hypertension and the controls...
  23. ncbi Paternity determination of captive bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) using microsatellite DNA analysis
    Daisuke Sumiyama
    Department of Molecular Life Science, School of Medicine, Tokai University, Bouseidai, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 70:711-3. 2008
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  24. doi Association of Toll-like receptor 4 gene polymorphisms with normal tension glaucoma
    Etsuko Shibuya
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:4453-7. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate whether TLR4 polymorphisms are associated with NTG...
  25. ncbi Exclusion of transforming growth factor-beta1 as a candidate gene for myopia in the Japanese
    Takahiko Hayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 51:96-9. 2007
    ..Previous studies have indicated that the gene expression products, regulators of the TGF-beta1 gene, are involved in high myopia...
  26. pmc Genome-wide association analysis with selective genotyping identifies candidate loci for adult height at 8q21.13 and 15q22.33-q23 in Mongolians
    Tetsuaki Kimura
    Department of Molecular Life Science and Molecular Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara, Kanagawa 259 1193, Japan
    Hum Genet 123:655-60. 2008
    ..000016). In the LD block at 15q22.32, SNP rs8038652 located in intron 1 of IQCH was strongly associated (P = 0.0003), especially the AA genotype of the SNP under a recessive model was strongly associated with adult height (P = 0.000046)...
  27. ncbi The COL1A1 gene and high myopia susceptibility in Japanese
    Yumiko Inamori
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    Hum Genet 122:151-7. 2007
    ..6) and associated with high myopia (P = 0.028, Pc< 0.084). Together our results provide the first evidence for COL1A1 as a gene associated with high myopia...
  28. ncbi Polymorphism of IFN-gamma gene and Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    Yukihiro Horie
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Mol Vis 13:2334-8. 2007
    ..Elevated aqueous and serum levels of IFN-gamma levels have been reported to be elevated in patients with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease. The aim of this study was to determine the IFN-gamma gene polymorphisms in VKH disease...
  29. ncbi Multiple candidate gene analysis identifies alpha-synuclein as a susceptibility gene for sporadic Parkinson's disease
    Ikuko Mizuta
    Division of Clinical Genetics, Department of Medical Genetics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Hum Mol Genet 15:1151-8. 2006
    ..SNCA expression levels tended to be positively correlated with the number of the associated allele in autopsied frontal cortices. These findings establish SNCA as a definite susceptibility gene for sporadic PD...
  30. ncbi Serotonin transporter gene promoter polymorphism and autism: a family-based genetic association study in Japanese population
    Shinko Koishi
    Department of Psychiatry, Course of Specialized Clinical Science, Tokai University School of Medicine, Bohseidai, Isehara, Kanagawa 259 1193, Japan
    Brain Dev 28:257-60. 2006
    ..Therefore, further investigations by haplotype analyses are necessary to confirm the implications of genetic variants of the serotonin transporter in the etiology of autism...
  31. ncbi Notch4 gene polymorphisms are not associated with autism in Japanese population
    Shinko Koishi
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 125:61-2. 2004
  32. ncbi Identification of NAD+-dependent isocitrate dehydrogenase 3 gamma-like (IDH3GL) gene and its genetic polymorphisms
    Koichi Okamoto
    Department of Genetic Information, Division of Molecular Life Science, Tokai University School of Medicine, Bohseidai, Kanagawa 259 1193, Isehara, Japan
    Gene 323:141-8. 2003
    ..We conclude that the IDH3GL gene sequence is a splice variant of the NELL1 gene and that it probably evolved from a transposed pseudogene of the IDH3 gene...
  33. ncbi Genetic polymorphism of the swine major histocompatibility complex ( SLA) class I genes, SLA-1, -2 and -3
    Asako Ando
    Department of Molecular Life Science, Tokai University School of Medicine, Bohseidai, Isehara, 259 1193 Kanagawa, Japan
    Immunogenetics 55:583-93. 2003
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  34. ncbi Toward identification of susceptibility genes for sporadic Parkinson's disease
    Tatsushi Toda
    Division of Functional Genomics, Department of Post Genomics and Diseases, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 B9 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565 0871, Osaka, Japan
    J Neurol 250:III40-3. 2003
    ..9 x 10(-6)) on chromosome 1 where other studies showed a linkage. Genes in linkage disequilibrium with these markers may be associated with pathogenesis of PD...
  35. ncbi A clinical feature associated with polymorphisms of the TNF region in Japanese patients with palmoplantar pustulosis
    Kazuhiro Hashigucci
    Department of Otolaryngology K H, Kitasato Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Hum Immunol 64:530-7. 2003
    ..These results indicate that detection of polymorphisms at the TNF locus may be a marker for determination of the heterogeneity of the disease, and that the allelic variation may influence the susceptibility...
  36. pmc Identification of I kappa BL as the second major histocompatibility complex-linked susceptibility locus for rheumatoid arthritis
    Koichi Okamoto
    Department of Molecular Life Science, Tokai University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
    Am J Hum Genet 72:303-12. 2003
    ..Therefore, the MHC may harbor RA genetic determinants affecting the innate and adaptive arms of the immune system...
  37. ncbi Alu polymorphism within the MICB gene and association with HLA-B alleles
    Jerzy K Kulski
    Centre for Bioinformatics and Biological Computing, School of Information Technology, Murdoch University, Murdoch, 6150 Western Australia, Australia
    Immunogenetics 53:975-9. 2002
    ..157) [corrected] but was strongly associated with HLA-B17 (HLA-B57,HLA-B58) and HLA-B13. The AluyMICB locus provides a useful dimorphic marker for investigations on the level of linkage disequilibrium between MICB, MICA, and HLA-B loci...
  38. ncbi Genetic association analysis using microsatellite markers in atopic dermatitis
    Mariko Iizuka
    Department of Dermatology, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Tokai J Exp Clin Med 27:51-6. 2002
    ..This distribution in close proximity to candidate loci for AD is very similar to that of atopic genes, therefore implying that an atopic trait is genetically responsible for the development of AD...
  39. ncbi Association of HLA-DQ genotype in autoantibody-negative and rapid-onset type 1 diabetes
    Shoichiro Tanaka
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yamanashi Medical University, Japan
    Diabetes Care 25:2302-7. 2002
    ..However, little is known about genetic factors of this distinct subtype of diabetes (fulminant autoantibody-negative type 1 diabetes)...
  40. ncbi MHC class IIB gene sequences and expression in quails (Coturnix japonica) selected for high and low antibody responses
    Sayoko Shimizu
    Department of Molecular Life Science, Division of Basic Medical Science and Molecular Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, Bohseidai, Isehara shi, 259 1193 Kanagawa, Japan
    Immunogenetics 56:280-91. 2004
    ..The antibody and class IIB gene expression data obtained in response to SRBC immunization provide further evidence that quails within the L line had reduced immunocompetence compared with those in the H line...
  41. ncbi hRDH-E2 gene polymorphisms, variable transcriptional start sites, and psoriasis
    Yasunari Matsuzaka
    Department of Molecular Life Science, Tokai University School of Medicine, Bohseidai, Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Mamm Genome 15:668-75. 2004
    ..On this basis, we conclude that the polymorphisms that we detected for the hRDH-E2 gene do not contribute to the etiology of psoriasis but may be important in diseases of other tissues...
  42. ncbi Autoreactive CD8+ cytotoxic T lymphocytes to major histocompatibility complex class I chain-related gene A in patients with Behçet's disease
    Hidekata Yasuoka
    Institute for Advanced Medical Research, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 50:3658-62. 2004
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  43. ncbi The rise and fall of the CR1 subfamily in the lineage leading to penguins
    Maiko Watanabe
    Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    Gene 365:57-66. 2006
    ..Hence, this work will be a cornerstone for elucidating the phylogenetic relationships in penguin evolution using the retroposon method...
  44. ncbi Donor fibroblast chimerism in the pathogenic fibrotic lesion of human chronic graft-versus-host disease
    Yoko Ogawa
    Institute for Advanced Medical Research, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinanomachi, Tokyo, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:4519-27. 2005
    ..The current study was undertaken to investigate whether the increase in fibroblasts at the site of pathogenic fibrosis originated from transplanted donor cells in patients with chronic GVHD...
  45. ncbi Gene expression profiling of Japanese psoriatic skin reveals an increased activity in molecular stress and immune response signals
    Jerzy K Kulski
    Centre for Bioinformatics and Biological Computing, Murdoch University, South Street, Murdoch, Western Australia, 6150, Australia
    J Mol Med (Berl) 83:964-75. 2005
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  46. ncbi [HLA typing and transplantation]
    Makoto Onizuka
    Department of Molecular Life Science, Tokai University School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 63:1945-9. 2005
    ..In order to have good survival of transplanted organ, HLA, cytokine promoter lesion and immunoglobulin like receptor genotyping might be helpful. We focused on this review at HLA genotyping, especially new SSO methods...
  47. ncbi Genetic features of Khoton Mongolians revealed by SNP analysis of the X chromosome
    Toru Katoh
    Molecular Life Science, School of Medicine, Tokai University, Bohseidai, Isehara, Kanagawa, 259 1193, Japan
    Gene 357:95-102. 2005
    ..However, the population structure analysis produced an additional finding, namely, that the Khoton population is likely to be an admixed population...
  48. ncbi Whole genome association study of rheumatoid arthritis using 27 039 microsatellites
    Gen Tamiya
    Department of Molecular Life Science, Course of Basic Medical Science and Molecular Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, Bohseidai, Kanagawa, Japan
    Hum Mol Genet 14:2305-21. 2005
    ..Hence, microsatellite-based genome-wide association analysis complemented by end stage SNP typing provides a new tool for genetic dissection of multifactorial pathologies including common diseases...
  49. pmc Genomic evolution of MHC class I region in primates
    Kaoru Fukami-Kobayashi
    RIKEN BioResource Center, RIKEN Tsukuba Institute, Tsukuba 305 0074, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:9230-4. 2005
    ..These results support our inference that MHC-B and MHC-C duplicated after the divergence between apes and Old World monkeys...
  50. ncbi Analysis of the sequence variations in the Mhc DRB1-like gene of the endangered Humboldt penguin (Spheniscus humboldti)
    Eri F Kikkawa
    Department of Basic Medical Science and Molecular Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
    Immunogenetics 57:99-107. 2005
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  51. pmc Novel algorithm for automated genotyping of microsatellites
    Toshiko Matsumoto
    Japan Biological Information Research Center, Japan Biological Informatics Consortium, Tokyo, Japan
    Nucleic Acids Res 32:6069-77. 2004
    ..Our algorithm is crucial for a high-throughput genotyping system for microsatellite markers by reducing manual editing and human errors...
  52. ncbi Identification of novel candidate genes in the diffuse panbronchiolitis critical region of the class I human MHC
    Yasunari Matsuzaka
    Department of Molecular Life Science, Tokai University School of Medicine, Bohseidai, Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Immunogenetics 54:301-9. 2002
    ..Taken together, these results, especially the abundant expression in lung, indicate that C6orf37 and C6orf37OS are excellent candidate genes for DPB...