cryptomeria

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Summary: A plant genus of the family CUPRESSACEAE which produce POLLEN that is a major ALLERGEN.

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  1. Horiguchi S, Tanaka Y, Uchida T, Chazono H, Ookawa T, Sakurai D, et al. Seasonal changes in antigen-specific T-helper clone sizes in patients with Japanese cedar pollinosis: a 2-year study. Clin Exp Allergy. 2008;38:405-12 pubmed
    ..In particular, the exact life-span of memory T cells is still not well understood...
  2. Fujimura T, Futamura N, Midoro Horiuti T, Togawa A, Goldblum R, Yasueda H, et al. Isolation and characterization of native Cry j 3 from Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) pollen. Allergy. 2007;62:547-53 pubmed
    Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) pollinosis is the most prevalent allergy in Japan...
  3. Ujino Ihara T, Matsumuto A, Iwata H, Yoshimura K, Tsumura Y. Single-strand conformation polymorphism of sequence-tagged site markers based on partial sequences of cDNA clones in Cryptomeria japonica. Genes Genet Syst. 2002;77:251-7 pubmed
    ..site (STS) markers were identified from partial sequences of cDNA clones obtained from the inner bark of Cryptomeria japonica...
  4. Yoon W, Kim S, Oh T, Lee N, Hyun C. Cryptomeria japonica essential oil inhibits the growth of drug-resistant skin pathogens and LPS-induced nitric oxide and pro-inflammatory cytokine production. Pol J Microbiol. 2009;58:61-8 pubmed
    In this study, the chemical composition of Cryptomeria japonica essential oil (CJE) was analyzed and its biological activities were tested...
  5. Kitin P, Fujii T, Abe H, Takata K. Anatomical features that facilitate radial flow across growth rings and from xylem to cambium in Cryptomeria japonica. Ann Bot. 2009;103:1145-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the current study was to understand the occurrence and the structure of anatomical features of sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) wood including the tracheid networks, and area fractions of intertracheary pits, tangential walls of ..
  6. Cha J, Jeong M, Jeong S, Moon S, Kil B, Yun S, et al. Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Cryptomeria japonica. Phytother Res. 2007;21:295-9 pubmed
    The composition and the antibacterial activity of the essential oil obtained from Cryptomeria japonica D. Don on oral bacteria were studied. The chemical composition of the essential oil was analysed by GC and GC-MS...
  7. Takahashi T, Tani N, Taira H, Tsumura Y. Microsatellite markers reveal high allelic variation in natural populations of Cryptomeria japonica near refugial areas of the last glacial period. J Plant Res. 2005;118:83-90 pubmed
    Using 11 microsatellite markers, we investigated the allelic variation and genetic structure of Cryptomeria japonica, across most of its natural distribution. The markers displayed high levels of polymorphism (average gene diversity=0...
  8. Igasaki T, Sato T, Akashi N, Mohri T, Maruyama E, Kinoshita I, et al. Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from immature zygotic embryos of Cryptomeria japonica D. Don. Plant Cell Rep. 2003;22:239-43 pubmed
    ..report describes the successful plant regeneration via somatic embryogenesis from immature zygotic embryos of Cryptomeria japonica D. Don...
  9. Kado T, Yoshimaru H, Tsumura Y, Tachida H. DNA variation in a conifer, Cryptomeria japonica (Cupressaceae sensu lato). Genetics. 2003;164:1547-59 pubmed
    We investigated the nucleotide variation of a conifer, Cryptomeria japonica, and the divergence between this species and its closest relative, Taxodium distichum, at seven nuclear loci (Acl5, Chi1, Ferr, GapC, HemA, Lcyb, and Pat)...

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  1. Nakamura H, Miyagawa K, Ogino K, Endo T, Imai T, Ozasa K, et al. High contribution contrast between the genes of eosinophil peroxidase and IL-4 receptor alpha-chain in Japanese cedar pollinosis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2003;112:1127-31 pubmed
    ..Japanese cedar pollinosis is the most common form of hayfever in Japan in spring and has remarkably increased since 1960...
  2. Okamoto Y, Horiguchi S, Yamamoto H, Yonekura S, Hanazawa T. Present situation of cedar pollinosis in Japan and its immune responses. Allergol Int. 2009;58:155-62 pubmed publisher
    ..NKT cells play an important role in innate immunity, however, the participation in development of allergic rhinitis could not be clarified...
  3. Arihara S, Umeyama A, Bando S, Imoto S, Ono M, Tani M, et al. A new abietane and two dimeric abietane diterpenes from the black heartwood of Cryptomeria japonica. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2004;52:354-8 pubmed
    Three new diterpenes, sugikurojins A-C (1-3) were isolated from the black heartwood of Cryptomeria japonica. The structure of sugikurojin A was deduced to be 19-hydroxy-6,7-dehydroferruginol on the basis of extensive NMR experiments...
  4. Moriguchi Y, Ujino Ihara T, Uchiyama K, Futamura N, Saito M, Ueno S, et al. The construction of a high-density linkage map for identifying SNP markers that are tightly linked to a nuclear-recessive major gene for male sterility in Cryptomeria japonica D. Don. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:95 pubmed publisher
    ..japonica, a species that is important in Japanese afforestation but which causes serious social pollinosis problems...
  5. Imai T, Tanabe K, Kato T, Fukushima K. Localization of ferruginol, a diterpene phenol, in Cryptomeria japonica heartwood by time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry. Planta. 2005;221:549-56 pubmed
    ..secondary ion mass spectrometry (TOF-SIMS) was applied to the investigation of heartwood extractives in Sugi (Cryptomeria japonica)...
  6. Honma T. An approach for the conquest of the sugi pollinosis using plant growth regulation. Biol Sci Space. 2003;17:48-50 pubmed
    The sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) pollinosis becomes representative allergic disease in early spring in Japan. However, effective treatment for the sugi pollinosis and countermeasure against pollen of C...
  7. Fujimura T, Shigeta S, Suwa T, Kawamoto S, Aki T, Masubuchi M, et al. Molecular cloning of a class IV chitinase allergen from Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) pollen and competitive inhibition of its immunoglobulin E-binding capacity by latex C-serum. Clin Exp Allergy. 2005;35:234-43 pubmed
    Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) pollinosis is one of the most prevalent allergic diseases in Japan. Only three C. japonica allergens, Cry j 1, Cry j 2, and CJP-6, have been characterized. The full IgE-binding spectrum of C...
  8. Kado T, Ushio Y, Yoshimaru H, Tsumura Y, Tachida H. Contrasting patterns of DNA variation in natural populations of two related conifers, Cryptomeria japonica and Taxodium distichum (Cupressaceae sensu lato). Genes Genet Syst. 2006;81:103-13 pubmed
    We investigated DNA variation within and between two closely related conifers, Cryptomeria japonica and Taxodium distichum, at nuclear loci encoding ferredoxin, glutamyl-tRNA reductase, lycopene beta cyclase, and ..
  9. Hirao T, Watanabe A, Kurita M, Kondo T, Takata K. A frameshift mutation of the chloroplast matK coding region is associated with chlorophyll deficiency in the Cryptomeria japonica virescent mutant Wogon-Sugi. Curr Genet. 2009;55:311-21 pubmed publisher
    ..has been reported as a cytoplasmically inherited virescent mutant selected from a horticultural variety of Cryptomeria japonica...
  10. Fujimoto A, Kado T, Yoshimaru H, Tsumura Y, Tachida H. Adaptive and slightly deleterious evolution in a conifer, Cryptomeria japonica. J Mol Evol. 2008;67:201-10 pubmed publisher
    ..and the second major allergen with polymethylgalacturonase enzyme activity in the pollen (Cryj2) in a conifer, Cryptomeria japonica...
  11. Shiokawa T, Yamada S, Futamura N, Osanai K, Murasugi D, Shinohara K, et al. Isolation and functional analysis of the CjNdly gene, a homolog in Cryptomeria japonica of FLORICAULA/LEAFY genes. Tree Physiol. 2008;28:21-8 pubmed
    We report the isolation and characterization of CjNdly, a homolog in Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) of the FLORICAULA/LEAFY (FLO/LFY) genes...
  12. Tu W, Wang S, Chien S, Lin F, Chen L, Chiu C, et al. Diterpenes from Cryptomeria japonica inhibit androgen receptor transcriptional activity in prostate cancer cells. Planta Med. 2007;73:1407-9 pubmed
    We identified eight diterpenes from Cryptomeria japonica (Taxodiaceae), which inhibit the activity of the androgen receptor (AR) in human prostate cancer (PCa) 22Rv1-derived 103E cells...
  13. Cheng S, Huang C, Chen W, Kuo Y, Chang S. Larvicidal activity of tectoquinone isolated from red heartwood-type Cryptomeria japonica against two mosquito species. Bioresour Technol. 2008;99:3617-22 pubmed
    Mosquito larvicidal activities of methanolic extracts from different plant parts of red heartwood-type Cryptomeria japonica D. Don against the fourth-instar larvae of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus were examined...
  14. Ujino Ihara T, Kanamori H, Yamane H, Taguchi Y, Namiki N, Mukai Y, et al. Comparative analysis of expressed sequence tags of conifers and angiosperms reveals sequences specifically conserved in conifers. Plant Mol Biol. 2005;59:895-907 pubmed
    ..ESTs, representing 5373 and 3018 gene transcripts, respectively) were generated from the Cupressaceae species Cryptomeria japonica and Chamaecyparis obtusa...
  15. Fujimura T, Shigeta S, Kawamoto S, Aki T, Masubuchi M, Hayashi T, et al. Two-dimensional IgE-binding spectrum of Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) pollen allergens. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2004;133:125-35 pubmed
    Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) pollen is one of the most prevalent sources of the allergens that elicit rhinitis and conjunctivitis. Only Cry j 1 and Cry j 2 have been well characterized as the major allergens of this pollen.
  16. Begum S, Nakaba S, Oribe Y, Kubo T, Funada R. Changes in the localization and levels of starch and lipids in cambium and phloem during cambial reactivation by artificial heating of main stems of Cryptomeria japonica trees. Ann Bot. 2010;106:885-95 pubmed publisher
    ..levels of starch and lipids (as droplets) and number of starch granules in cambium and phloem were examined from cambial dormancy to the start of xylem differentiation in locally heated stems of Cryptomeria japonica trees in winter.
  17. Igasaki T, Akashi N, Ujino Ihara T, Matsubayashi Y, Sakagami Y, Shinohara K. Phytosulfokine stimulates somatic embryogenesis in Cryptomeria japonica. Plant Cell Physiol. 2003;44:1412-6 pubmed
    ..as a plant growth factor, had a dramatic stimulatory effect on the formation of somatic embryos of sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) in the presence of polyethylene glycol...
  18. Futamura N, Kusunoki Y, Mukai Y, Shinohara K. Characterization of genes for a pollen allergen, Cry j 2, of Cryptomeria japonica. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2007;143:59-68 pubmed
    Cry j 2 is one of the major pollen allergens of Cryptomeria japonica. The polymorphism of Cry j 2 isoforms and the conservation of the structure of Cry j 2 in coniferous species remain to be analyzed.
  19. Hirao T, Watanabe A, Kurita M, Kondo T, Takata K. Complete nucleotide sequence of the Cryptomeria japonica D. Don. chloroplast genome and comparative chloroplast genomics: diversified genomic structure of coniferous species. BMC Plant Biol. 2008;8:70 pubmed publisher
    ..To address this need, we report here the complete nucleotide sequence of the cp genome of Cryptomeria japonica, the first in the Cupressaceae sensu lato of gymnosperms, and provide a comparative analysis of their ..
  20. Futamura N, Totoki Y, Toyoda A, Igasaki T, Nanjo T, Seki M, et al. Characterization of expressed sequence tags from a full-length enriched cDNA library of Cryptomeria japonica male strobili. BMC Genomics. 2008;9:383 pubmed publisher
    b>Cryptomeria japonica D. Don is one of the most commercially important conifers in Japan. However, the allergic disease caused by its pollen is a severe public health problem in Japan...
  21. Fujiwara S, Yasunaga S, Iwabuchi S, Masuda K, Ohno K, Tsujimoto H. Cytokine profiles of peripheral blood mononuclear cells from dogs experimentally sensitized to Japanese cedar pollen. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2003;93:9-20 pubmed
    Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica, CJ) pollinosis is mediated by type-I hypersensitivity and induces seasonal rhinitis and conjunctivitis in humans. Previous studies showed that dogs could be experimentally sensitized with CJ pollen...
  22. Maeda Y, Akiyama K, Shida T. A clinical study of Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) pollen-induced asthma. Allergol Int. 2008;57:413-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Grass and birch pollens are known to induce asthma. However there are few reports about other pollen-induced asthma. Japanese cedar is the most common allergen in rhinitis in Japan but is controversial on whether it can provoke asthma...
  23. Tsumura Y, Kado T, Takahashi T, Tani N, Ujino Ihara T, Iwata H. Genome scan to detect genetic structure and adaptive genes of natural populations of Cryptomeria japonica. Genetics. 2007;176:2393-403 pubmed
    We investigated 29 natural populations of Cryptomeria japonica using 148 cleaved amplified polymorphic sequence markers to elucidate their genetic structure and identify candidate adaptive genes of this species...
  24. Abe H, Nakai T, Utsumi Y, Kagawa A. Temporal water deficit and wood formation in Cryptomeria japonica. Tree Physiol. 2003;23:859-63 pubmed
    Cell behavior in the cambium and developing xylem of 3-year-old Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don.) trees, during and after an 11-day suspension of irrigation, was analyzed...
  25. Yoshida K, Nishiguchi M, Futamura N, Nanjo T. Expressed sequence tags from Cryptomeria japonica sapwood during the drying process. Tree Physiol. 2007;27:1-9 pubmed
    Secondary metabolites called norlignans are produced in the xylem of Cryptomeria japonica D. Don. Several norlignans have roles in the defense of sapwood against microbial invasion and in the coloration of heartwood...
  26. Okuda M. Epidemiology of Japanese cedar pollinosis throughout Japan. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003;91:288-96 pubmed
    ..For health care policy planning and development of new treatment modalities, investigation of the accurate prevalence and current status of JCP nationwide is imperative...
  27. Cheng S, Lin C, Chung M, Chang S. Chemical composition and antitermitic activity against Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki of Cryptomeria japonica leaf essential oil. Chem Biodivers. 2012;9:352-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Cryptomeria japonica D. Don, called 'sugi' in Japanese, is an abundant and renewable potential resource of valuable natural products that may serve as natural biocides in Taiwan...
  28. Futamura N, Tani N, Tsumura Y, Nakajima N, Sakaguchi M, Shinohara K. Characterization of genes for novel thaumatin-like proteins in Cryptomeria japonica. Tree Physiol. 2006;26:51-62 pubmed
    ..1, Cry j 3.2 and Cry j 3.3) from a cDNA library derived from the pollen of Cryptomeria japonica D. Don. Here, we describe three new TLP cDNAs (Cry j 3.4, Cry j 3.5 and Cry j 3.6)...
  29. Masuda K. DNA vaccination against Japanese cedar pollinosis in dogs suppresses type I hypersensitivity by controlling lesional mast cells. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2005;108:185-7 pubmed
    ..study, efficacy of DNA vaccination with a plasmid containing the gene of a major allergen of Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japnonica, CJ) pollen, Cry j 1, was examined using a dog model experimentally sensitized to CJ pollen allergen...
  30. Tani N, Takahashi T, Iwata H, Mukai Y, Ujino Ihara T, Matsumoto A, et al. A consensus linkage map for sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) from two pedigrees, based on microsatellites and expressed sequence tags. Genetics. 2003;165:1551-68 pubmed
    A consensus map for sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) was constructed by integrating linkage data from two unrelated third-generation pedigrees, one derived from a full-sib cross and the other by self-pollination of F1 individuals...
  31. Cheng S, Lin H, Chang S. Chemical composition and antifungal activity of essential oils from different tissues of Japanese Cedar (Cryptomeria japonica). J Agric Food Chem. 2005;53:614-9 pubmed
    In this study antifungal activities of essential oils from different tissues of Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) against four wood decay fungi and six tree pathogenic fungi were investigated...
  32. Ueno S, Moriguchi Y, Uchiyama K, Ujino Ihara T, Futamura N, Sakurai T, et al. A second generation framework for the analysis of microsatellites in expressed sequence tags and the development of EST-SSR markers for a conifer, Cryptomeria japonica. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:136 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe an open scheme for analyzing ESTs and developing EST-SSR markers from reads collected by Sanger sequencing and pyrosequencing of sugi (Cryptomeria japonica).
  33. Tani N, Tsumura Y, Sato H. Nuclear gene sequences and DNA variation of Cryptomeria japonica samples from the postglacial period. Mol Ecol. 2003;12:859-68 pubmed
    Genomic DNA was extracted from heartwood blocks of six Cryptomeria japonica individuals that had been buried (in an area now covered by rice fields) for about 3600 years...
  34. Li W, Chang S, Chang S, Chang H. Isolation of antibacterial diterpenoids from Cryptomeria japonica bark. Nat Prod Res. 2008;22:1085-93 pubmed publisher
    The aims of the present study were to determine the antibacterial activity of bark extract of Cryptomeria japonica D. Don and to isolate potential antibacterial constituents. The results showed that the ethanolic extract of C...
  35. Gu H, Cheng S, Huang C, Chen W, Chang S. Mosquito larvicidal activities of extractives from black heartwood-type Cryptomeria japonica. Parasitol Res. 2009;105:1455-8 pubmed publisher
    ..determine the larvicidal activities of ethanolic extracts from leaves, wood, and bark of black heartwood-type Cryptomeria japonica against fourth-instar larvae of mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus...
  36. Gu H, Cheng S, Lin C, Huang C, Chen W, Chang S. Repellency of essential oils of Cryptomeria japonica (Pinaceae) against adults of the mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera:Culicidae). J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:11127-33 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the repellent activities of essential oils from Cryptomeria japonica (sugi) against adults of mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus ...
  37. Chen C, Wu J, Yang N, Chang J, Kuo C, Wang S, et al. Cytotoxic C(35) terpenoid cryptotrione from the bark of Cryptomeria japonica. Org Lett. 2010;12:2786-9 pubmed publisher
    ..skeleton possessing an abietane diterpene with a unique bicyclic sesquiterpene, is identified from the bark of Cryptomeria japonica...
  38. Chikaraishi Y, Naraoka H, Poulson S. Carbon and hydrogen isotopic fractionation during lipid biosynthesis in a higher plant (Cryptomeria japonica). Phytochemistry. 2004;65:323-30 pubmed
    ..acids, n-alkanols, sesquiterpenes, diterpenes, phytol, diterpenols and beta-sitosterol), extracted from Cryptomeria japonica leaves, were determined in order to understand isotopic fractionations occurring during lipid ..
  39. Masuda K, Sakaguchi M, Saito S, Yasueda H, Iwabuchi S, Tsukui T, et al. Identification of peptides containing T-cell epitopes of Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) pollen allergen (Cry j 1) in dogs. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2004;102:45-52 pubmed
    Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica, CJ) pollen has been known to cause atopic dermatitis in dogs in Japan...
  40. Okawa T, Konno A, Yamakoshi T, Numata T, Terada N, Shima M. Analysis of natural history of Japanese cedar pollinosis. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2003;131:39-45 pubmed
    The marked increase in the incidence of Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica; JC) pollinosis is a social problem in Japan. Elucidation of its natural history is, therefore, essential.
  41. Kim J, Awano T, Yoshinaga A, Takabe K. Temporal and spatial immunolocalization of glucomannans in differentiating earlywood tracheid cell walls of Cryptomeria japonica. Planta. 2010;232:545-54 pubmed publisher
    We investigated the deposition of glucomannans (GMs) in differentiating earlywood tracheids of Cryptomeria japonica using immunocytochemical methods...
  42. Fujimura T, Yonekura S, Taniguchi Y, Horiguchi S, Saito A, Yasueda H, et al. The induced regulatory T cell level, defined as the proportion of IL-10(+)Foxp3(+) cells among CD25(+)CD4(+) leukocytes, is a potential therapeutic biomarker for sublingual immunotherapy: a preliminary report. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2010;153:378-87 pubmed publisher
    Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) pollinosis is one of the most prevalent allergies in Japan. Recently, two reports described the positive effects of sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) against Japanese cedar pollinosis...
  43. Moritsuka E, Hisataka Y, Tamura M, Uchiyama K, Watanabe A, Tsumura Y, et al. Extended linkage disequilibrium in noncoding regions in a conifer, Cryptomeria japonica. Genetics. 2012;190:1145-8 pubmed publisher
    We measured linkage disequilibrium in mostly noncoding regions of Cryptomeria japonica, a conifer belonging to Cupressaceae. Linkage disequilibrium was extensive and did not decay even at a distance of 100 kb...
  44. Moriguchi Y, Iwata H, Ujino Ihara T, Yoshimura K, Taira H, Tsumura Y. Development and characterization of microsatellite markers for Cryptomeria japonica D.Don. Theor Appl Genet. 2003;106:751-8 pubmed
    Thirty four microsatellite markers for Cryptomeria japonica D. Don were developed by searching three types of library: a database of C...
  45. Futamura N, Ujino Ihara T, Nishiguchi M, Kanamori H, Yoshimura K, Sakaguchi M, et al. Analysis of expressed sequence tags from Cryptomeria japonica pollen reveals novel pollen-specific transcripts. Tree Physiol. 2006;26:1517-28 pubmed
    b>Cryptomeria japonica D. Don is one of the most important forest trees in Japan, but more than 10% of the Japanese population is allergic to its pollen. We constructed a cDNA library derived from pollen grains of C...
  46. Kaneko Y, Motohashi Y, Nakamura H, Endo T, Eboshida A. Increasing prevalence of Japanese cedar pollinosis: a meta-regression analysis. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2005;136:365-71 pubmed
    Japanese cedar pollinosis, caused by the pollen of the Japanese cedar tree (Cryptomeria japonica), is the commonest seasonal allergic disease in Japan...
  47. Matsumoto A, Tsumura Y. Evaluation of cleaved amplified polymorphic sequence markers for Chamaecyparis obtusa based on expressed sequence tag information from Cryptomeria japonica. Theor Appl Genet. 2004;110:80-91 pubmed
    ..and evaluated sequence-tagged site (STS) primers based on expressed sequence-tag information derived from sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) for use in hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa), a species that belongs to a different family (although it ..
  48. Aoki R, Saito A, Usui M, Azakami H, Kato A. Reduction of antigenicity of Cry j 1, a major allergen of Japanese cedar pollen, by thermal denaturation. J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:4995-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that IgE epitopes exposed on the molecular surface of Cry j 1 was buried inside soluble aggregates through intermolecular beta-structure formed by heating. ..
  49. Yamada S, Ohta T, Iizuka C, Ozawa K, Katayama Y, Kajita S. Isolation and molecular characterization of single-chain Fv antibodies raised against pollen allergens from Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don). Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2009;73:2399-407 pubmed
    ..of single-chain Fv (scFv) antibodies raised against two major allergens, Cryj1 and Cryj2, in the pollen of Cryptomeria japonica by the phage display method...
  50. Arihara S, Umeyama A, Bando S, Imoto S, Ono M, Yoshikawa K. Three new sesquiterpenes from the black heartwood of Cryptomeria japonica. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2004;52:463-5 pubmed
    ..2), and 1-methoxy-4-cadinene (3) have been isolated from the black heartwood of Cryptomeria japonica...
  51. Kakutani C, Ogino S, Dake Y, Ikeda H, Enomoto T. [Regional comparison of patient-reported outcomes in Japanese cedar pollinosis]. Arerugi. 2005;54:541-50 pubmed
    ..In patients with early treatment, however, the treatment duration had bigger impact on PROs than the local pollen counts. ..
  52. Kumamoto J, Tsutsumi M, Goto M, Nagayama M, Denda M. Japanese Cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) pollen allergen induces elevation of intracellular calcium in human keratinocytes and impairs epidermal barrier function of human skin ex vivo. Arch Dermatol Res. 2016;308:49-54 pubmed publisher
    Cry j1 is the major peptide allergen of Japanese cedar (Sugi), Cryptomeria japonica. Since some allergens disrupt epidermal permeability barrier homeostasis, we hypothesized that Cry j1 might have a similar effect...
  53. Hashiguchi K, Wakabayashi K, Togawa M, Saito A, Okubo K. Therapeutic effect of bilastine in Japanese cedar pollinosis using an artificial exposure chamber (OHIO Chamber). Allergol Int. 2017;66:123-131 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, BIL showed a faster onset of action than FEX. We demonstrated the efficacy, rapid onset, and long duration of action of BIL in subjects with Japanese cedar pollinosis exposed to cedar pollen using the OHIO Chamber. ..
  54. Ishibashi Y, Ohno H, Oh ishi S, Matsuoka T, Kizaki T, Yoshizumi K. Characterization of pollen dispersion in the neighborhood of Tokyo, Japan in the spring of 2005 and 2006. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2008;5:76-85 pubmed
    The behavior of Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) and Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) pollens in an urban area was examined through the measurements of the dispersion characteristics at the various sampling locations in both ..
  55. Shyur L, Huang C, Lo C, Chiu C, Chen Y, Wang S, et al. Hepatoprotective phytocompounds from Cryptomeria japonica are potent modulators of inflammatory mediators. Phytochemistry. 2008;69:1348-58 pubmed publisher
    b>Cryptomeria japonica is an important plantation conifer tree in Asia. This study aimed to characterize the anti-inflammatory and hepatoprotective activities of the phytocompounds from C...
  56. Tanaka T, Hitomi Y, Kambayashi Y, Hibino Y, Fukutomi Y, Shibata A, et al. The differences in the involvements of loci of promoter region and Ile50Val in interleukin-4 receptor ? chain gene between atopic dermatitis and Japanese cedar pollinosis. Allergol Int. 2012;61:57-63 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we investigated the role of polymorphisms in IL-4RA gene in conferring susceptibility to the development of AD and/or JCP using a family analysis and an association analysis in a Japanese population...
  57. Chyu C, Lin H, Kuo Y. New abietane and seco-abietane diterpenes from the roots of Taiwania cryptomerioides. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2005;53:11-4 pubmed
    ..The structures of 1-4 were principle elucidated based on spectral evidence...
  58. Maeda S, Ohmori K, Yasuda N, Kurata K, Sakaguchi M, Masuda K, et al. Increase of CC chemokine receptor 4-positive cells in the peripheral CD4 cells in dogs with atopic dermatitis or experimentally sensitized to Japanese cedar pollen. Clin Exp Allergy. 2004;34:1467-73 pubmed
  59. Moiteiro C, Esteves T, Ramalho L, Rojas R, Alvarez S, Zacchino S, et al. Essential oil characterization of two Azorean Cryptomeria japonica populations and their biological evaluations. Nat Prod Commun. 2013;8:1785-90 pubmed
    ..These results suggest a potential use for C. japonica oils obtained from wood industry leftovers...