Toshihiro Masaki

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Affiliation: The Rockefeller University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Association of aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 polymorphism with alcoholic polyneuropathy in humans
    Toshihiro Masaki
    Department of Neurology, National Institute on Alcoholism, Kurihama National Hospital, 5 3 1 Nobi, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 363:288-90. 2004
  2. ncbi Prolonged central sensory conduction time in alcoholics with hypoactive aldehyde dehydrogenase-2
    Hitoshi Mochizuki
    Department of Neurology, National Institute on Alcoholism, Kurihama National Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    Neurosci Res 50:233-6. 2004
  3. ncbi Influence of genetic variations of ethanol-metabolizing enzymes on phenotypes of alcohol-related disorders
    Susumu Higuchi
    Institute of Clinical Research, National Alcoholism Center Kurihama Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, 239 0841, Japan
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1025:472-80. 2004
  4. ncbi Association study of brain-derived neurotrophic factor gene polymorphism and alcoholism
    Sachio Matsushita
    National Hospital Organization, Kurihama Alcoholism Center, 5 3 1 Nobi, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1609-12. 2004
  5. doi Histone deacetylase inhibitor trichostatin A enhances myogenesis by coordinating muscle regulatory factors and myogenic repressors
    Hiroki Hagiwara
    Department of Neurology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 414:826-31. 2011
  6. ncbi Acute axonal polyneuropathy associated with alcoholism
    Hitoshi Mochizuki
    Department of Neurology, National Institute on Alcoholism, Kurihama National Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan
    Eur Neurol 50:183-4. 2003
  7. ncbi Benign type of central pontine myelinolysis in alcoholism--clinical, neuroradiological and electrophysiological findings
    Hitoshi Mochizuki
    Dept of Neurology, National Institute on Alcoholism, Kurihama National Hospital, 5 3 1 Nobi, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    J Neurol 250:1077-83. 2003
  8. doi Secretion of N-terminal domain of α-dystroglycan in cerebrospinal fluid
    Fumiaki Saito
    Department of Neurology, Teikyo University, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 411:365-9. 2011
  9. ncbi Association of dystroglycan and laminin-2 coexpression with myelinogenesis in peripheral nerves
    Toshihiro Masaki
    Department of Neurology, National Institute on Alcoholism, Kurihama National Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    Med Electron Microsc 36:221-39. 2003
  10. ncbi Association between a polymorphism of brain-derived neurotrophic factor gene and sporadic Parkinson's disease
    Toshihiro Masaki
    Ann Neurol 54:276-7. 2003

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  1. ncbi Association of aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 polymorphism with alcoholic polyneuropathy in humans
    Toshihiro Masaki
    Department of Neurology, National Institute on Alcoholism, Kurihama National Hospital, 5 3 1 Nobi, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 363:288-90. 2004
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  2. ncbi Prolonged central sensory conduction time in alcoholics with hypoactive aldehyde dehydrogenase-2
    Hitoshi Mochizuki
    Department of Neurology, National Institute on Alcoholism, Kurihama National Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
    Neurosci Res 50:233-6. 2004
    ..The present result indicates that an elevated blood concentration of acetaldehyde must cause the central sensory tract involvement and that acetaldehyde is one of factors producing brain damage in alcoholics...
  3. ncbi Influence of genetic variations of ethanol-metabolizing enzymes on phenotypes of alcohol-related disorders
    Susumu Higuchi
    Institute of Clinical Research, National Alcoholism Center Kurihama Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, 239 0841, Japan
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1025:472-80. 2004
    ..Possible mechanisms of altered risk for these disorders are discussed...
  4. ncbi Association study of brain-derived neurotrophic factor gene polymorphism and alcoholism
    Sachio Matsushita
    National Hospital Organization, Kurihama Alcoholism Center, 5 3 1 Nobi, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1609-12. 2004
    ..These lines of evidence suggested that BDNF might play some role in the development of or vulnerability to alcoholism and/or clinical characteristics of alcoholic individuals...
  5. doi Histone deacetylase inhibitor trichostatin A enhances myogenesis by coordinating muscle regulatory factors and myogenic repressors
    Hiroki Hagiwara
    Department of Neurology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 414:826-31. 2011
    ..Taken together, our data demonstrate that TSA enhances myogenesis by coordinating the expression of MRFs and myogenic repressors...
  6. ncbi Acute axonal polyneuropathy associated with alcoholism
    Hitoshi Mochizuki
    Department of Neurology, National Institute on Alcoholism, Kurihama National Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan
    Eur Neurol 50:183-4. 2003
  7. ncbi Benign type of central pontine myelinolysis in alcoholism--clinical, neuroradiological and electrophysiological findings
    Hitoshi Mochizuki
    Dept of Neurology, National Institute on Alcoholism, Kurihama National Hospital, 5 3 1 Nobi, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    J Neurol 250:1077-83. 2003
    ..These clinical, radiological and electrophysiological findings should be of use in diagnosing CPM...
  8. doi Secretion of N-terminal domain of α-dystroglycan in cerebrospinal fluid
    Fumiaki Saito
    Department of Neurology, Teikyo University, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 411:365-9. 2011
    ..DG-N in CSF was a sialylated glycoprotein with both N- and O-linked glycan. These observations suggest that secreted α-DG-N may be transported via CSF and have yet unidentified effects on the nervous system...
  9. ncbi Association of dystroglycan and laminin-2 coexpression with myelinogenesis in peripheral nerves
    Toshihiro Masaki
    Department of Neurology, National Institute on Alcoholism, Kurihama National Hospital, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 239 0841, Japan
    Med Electron Microsc 36:221-39. 2003
    ..Beta-dystroglycan and laminin-2 were also coexpressed in satellite cells in dorsal root ganglia, suggesting that interaction of these two proteins plays some role in physiological functions of these cells...
  10. ncbi Association between a polymorphism of brain-derived neurotrophic factor gene and sporadic Parkinson's disease
    Toshihiro Masaki
    Ann Neurol 54:276-7. 2003
  11. ncbi Defective peripheral nerve myelination and neuromuscular junction formation in fukutin-deficient chimeric mice
    Fumiaki Saito
    Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Teikyo University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurochem 101:1712-22. 2007
    ..They also suggest that defective glycosylation of alpha-dystroglycan may play a role in the impairment of these processes in the deficiency of fukutin...
  12. ncbi Motor dominant neuropathy in Sjögren's syndrome: report of two cases
    Hitoshi Mochizuki
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama
    Intern Med 41:142-6. 2002
    ..These patients received i.v. immunoglobulin therapy. To our knowledge, this is the first report indicating that i.v. immunoglobulin has beneficial effects on motor dominant neuropathy in SS...