Kagawa University

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Organization: Kagawa University
Country: Japan

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  1. doi Differences between hypertensive and atherosclerotic lesions in retinal arteries assessed by Scheie's classification in hypertensive patients following stroke
    Hisashi Masugata
    Department of Integrated Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 32:335-40. 2010
  2. doi Three-dimensional volume-rendered imaging of embryonic brain vesicles using inversion mode
    Toshiyuki Hata
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, Kagawa University School of Medicine, Miki, Kagawa, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:258-61. 2009
  3. doi Successful treatment with levothyroxine for idiopathic hypersomnia patients with subclinical hypothyroidism
    Hideto Shinno
    Department of Psychiatry, Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, Izumo, Shimane, Japan
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:190-3. 2009
  4. ncbi Expression of prostaglandin E2 receptors in oral squamous cell carcinomas and growth inhibitory effects of an EP3 selective antagonist, ONO-AE3-240
    Hiroshi Hoshikawa
    Department of Otolaryngology, Kagawa University, Kita gun, Kagawa, Japan
    Int J Oncol 34:847-52. 2009
  5. ncbi Pancytopenia complicated with peripheral neuropathy due to copper deficiency: clinical diagnostic review
    Osamu Imataki
    Division of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa
    Intern Med 47:2063-5. 2008
  6. doi Mediastinal metastasis of the thyroid papillary carcinoma mimicking thymoma
    Masaya Okuda
    Department of General Thoracic, Breast, and Endocrinological Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1 Ikenobe, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa, 761 0793, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:518-20. 2008
  7. ncbi Cardiac diastolic dysfunction is associated with cerebral white matter lesions in elderly patients with risk factors for atherosclerosis
    Hisashi Masugata
    Department of Integrated Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 216:99-108. 2008
  8. doi The transcriptional factor prolactin regulatory element-binding protein mediates the gene transcription of adrenal scavenger receptor class B type I via 3',5'-cyclic adenosine 5'-monophosphate
    Koji Murao
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1 Ikenobe Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Endocrinology 149:6103-12. 2008
  9. doi An allelopathic substance in red pine needles (Pinus densiflora)
    Hisashi Kato-Noguchi
    Department of Applied Biological Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki, Kagawa, Japan
    J Plant Physiol 166:442-6. 2009
  10. doi S1P and eNOS regulation
    Junsuke Igarashi
    Department of Cardiovascular Physiology, Kagawa University Faculty of Medicine, 1750 1 Ikenobe, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa, 761 0793 Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1781:489-95. 2008

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  1. doi Differences between hypertensive and atherosclerotic lesions in retinal arteries assessed by Scheie's classification in hypertensive patients following stroke
    Hisashi Masugata
    Department of Integrated Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 32:335-40. 2010
    ..This difference between H and S stages of Scheie's classification should be kept in mind when considering the association between retinal microcirculation and large vessel arteriosclerosis...
  2. doi Three-dimensional volume-rendered imaging of embryonic brain vesicles using inversion mode
    Toshiyuki Hata
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, Kagawa University School of Medicine, Miki, Kagawa, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:258-61. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to present our first experience of normal embryonic brain vesicle shapes in the early first trimester of pregnancy, reconstructed by three-dimensional (3D) volume-rendered imaging using the inversion mode...
  3. doi Successful treatment with levothyroxine for idiopathic hypersomnia patients with subclinical hypothyroidism
    Hideto Shinno
    Department of Psychiatry, Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, Izumo, Shimane, Japan
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:190-3. 2009
    ..Our objective was to discuss the effect of levothyroxine on excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and a prolonged nocturnal sleep at patients with idiopathic hypersomnia who presented with subclinical hypothyroidism...
  4. ncbi Expression of prostaglandin E2 receptors in oral squamous cell carcinomas and growth inhibitory effects of an EP3 selective antagonist, ONO-AE3-240
    Hiroshi Hoshikawa
    Department of Otolaryngology, Kagawa University, Kita gun, Kagawa, Japan
    Int J Oncol 34:847-52. 2009
    ..In summary, PGE2 receptor EP3 signaling probably contributes to development of oral carcinomas and use of EP3 antagonist may be a new therapeutic strategy for head and neck cancer...
  5. ncbi Pancytopenia complicated with peripheral neuropathy due to copper deficiency: clinical diagnostic review
    Osamu Imataki
    Division of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa
    Intern Med 47:2063-5. 2008
    ..We review 11 previous cases of copper-deficient cytopenia, categorized into two groups according to etiology, and define the characteristic symptom of copper malabsorption caused by excess Zn as peripheral neuropathy...
  6. doi Mediastinal metastasis of the thyroid papillary carcinoma mimicking thymoma
    Masaya Okuda
    Department of General Thoracic, Breast, and Endocrinological Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1 Ikenobe, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa, 761 0793, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:518-20. 2008
    ..At the 9-month follow-up examination the patient was well without evidence of recurrence of either cancer...
  7. ncbi Cardiac diastolic dysfunction is associated with cerebral white matter lesions in elderly patients with risk factors for atherosclerosis
    Hisashi Masugata
    Department of Integrated Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 216:99-108. 2008
    ..Thus, cardiac diastolic dysfunction is correlated to the severity of cerebral white matter lesions, suggesting the cardio-cerebral connection in elderly patients with risk factors for atherosclerosis...
  8. doi The transcriptional factor prolactin regulatory element-binding protein mediates the gene transcription of adrenal scavenger receptor class B type I via 3',5'-cyclic adenosine 5'-monophosphate
    Koji Murao
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1 Ikenobe Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Endocrinology 149:6103-12. 2008
    ..In summary, our data showed that in the adrenal gland, PREB regulates the transcription of the SR-BI gene via cAMP...
  9. doi An allelopathic substance in red pine needles (Pinus densiflora)
    Hisashi Kato-Noguchi
    Department of Applied Biological Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki, Kagawa, Japan
    J Plant Physiol 166:442-6. 2009
    ..13 mmol/kg pine needle. These results suggest that 9alpha,13beta-epidioxyabeit-8(14)en-18-oic acid may contribute to the growth inhibitory effect of the pine needles and may play an important role in the allelopathy of red pine...
  10. doi S1P and eNOS regulation
    Junsuke Igarashi
    Department of Cardiovascular Physiology, Kagawa University Faculty of Medicine, 1750 1 Ikenobe, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa, 761 0793 Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1781:489-95. 2008
    ..The implications of S1P activation of eNOS in cardiovascular (patho)physiology will be also discussed...
  11. doi Expression of thiazide-sensitive Na+-Cl- cotransporter in the rat endolymphatic sac
    Kosuke Akiyama
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kita gun Miki cho Ikenobe 1750 1, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 371:649-53. 2008
    ..These analyses indicated that TSC genes and proteins were expressed in the rat ES. In contrast, it was not observed in the rat cochlea by RT-PCR. This is the first report confirming the expression of TSC in the ES...
  12. doi A case of rheumatoid arthritis complicated by demyelination in both cerebral cortex and spinal cord during etanercept therapy
    Tomohiro Kameda
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Hematology, Rheumatology and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 18:399-402. 2008
    ..She was suspected of having a demyelinating disorder based on these MRI findings. There was no significant finding that pointed to another neurological disorder. High-dose corticosteroid therapy was conducted and was effective for her...
  13. doi Positron emission tomography-positive squalene-induced lipoid pneumonia confirmed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid
    Nobuhiro Kanaji
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Hematology, Rheumatology and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1, Ikenobe, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa, 761 0793, Japan
    Am J Med Sci 335:310-4. 2008
    ..This case also suggests the possibility that lipoid pneumonia shows significant uptake in FDG-PET and FLT-PET...
  14. doi Complication rates of ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy: a nation-wide survey in Japan
    Yoshiyuki Kakehi
    Department of Urology, Kagawa University Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa, Japan
    Int J Urol 15:319-21. 2008
    ..To assess the morbidity secondary to ultrasound-guided systematic prostate biopsy in Japan...
  15. doi Risk factors for developing avascular filtering bleb after fornix-based trabeculectomy with mitomycin C
    Kazuyuki Hirooka
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kagawa University Faculty of Medicine, Ikenobe, Miki, Kagawa, Japan
    J Glaucoma 18:301-4. 2009
    ..To investigate risk factors for developing avascular filtering blebs after primary fornix-based trabeculectomy with mitomycin C (MMC)...
  16. doi Evaluation of subsubsegmental pulmonary arteries of the posterior and anterior segments of the right upper lobe using multidetector row computed tomography with multiplanar reconstruction images
    Makiko Murota
    Department of Radiology, Kagawa University, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa, 761 0793, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 27:86-90. 2009
    ..We evaluated the patterns of subsubsegmental pulmonary arteries of the right upper lobe (posterior segment: S2; anterior segment: S3) with multiplanar reconstruction (MPR) images by multidetector row computed tomography (MDCT)...
  17. doi Diagnostic value of kinetic analysis using dynamic 18F-FDG-PET in patients with malignant primary brain tumor
    Naruhide Kimura
    Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kita gun, Kagawa, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 30:602-9. 2009
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  18. doi Cost and effectiveness of reduced-intensity and conventional allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute myelogenous leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome
    Osamu Imataki
    Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1 Ikenobe, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa, 761 0793, Japan
    Support Care Cancer 18:1565-9. 2010
    ..We compared the cost and effectiveness of RIST with those of stem cell transplantation using a conventional myeloablative regimen (CST)...
  19. doi New clinically applicable method for visualizing adjacent lung segments using an infrared thoracoscopy system
    Noriyuki Misaki
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Breast and Endocrinological Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:752-6. 2010
    ..Our objective was to attempt a clinical trial of segmentectomy using the infrared thoracoscopy system after intravenous injection of indocyanine green...
  20. doi Soluble sugar availability of aerobically germinated barley, oat and rice coleoptiles in anoxia
    Hisashi Kato-Noguchi
    Department of Applied Biological Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Ikenobe 2393, Miki, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    J Plant Physiol 167:1571-6. 2010
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  21. doi Cytopathological features of warty (condylomatous) carcinoma of the penis: a case report and distinction from other verruciform penile tumors
    Toshitetsu Hayashi
    Department of Diagnostic Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    Diagn Cytopathol 38:841-5. 2010
    ..On the basis of the overall features, we confirmed a final diagnosis of penile WC. We demonstrated here for the first time the cytopathological features of penile WC with emphasis on differential diagnostic considerations...
  22. ncbi Elevated brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity is associated with left ventricular hypertrophy in hypertensive patients after stroke
    Hisashi Masugata
    Department of Integrated Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 220:177-82. 2010
    ..Elevated baPWV is independently associated with the severity of LV hypertrophy adjusted with systolic blood pressure and age in hypertensive patients after stroke...
  23. doi Four-dimensional sonographic assessment of fetal movement in the late first trimester
    Toshiyuki Hata
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, Kagawa University School of Medicine, Kagawa, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 109:190-3. 2010
    ..To evaluate, using four-dimensional (4D) sonography, the frequency of fetal movements during the late first trimester of normal singleton pregnancies...
  24. ncbi Transporters in the brain endothelial barrier
    M Ueno
    Department of Pathology and Host Defense, Kagawa University, Miki cho, Kita gun, Japan
    Curr Med Chem 17:1125-38. 2010
    ..This review will focus on several transporters and discuss how medicines pass the BBB to reach the brain parenchyma...
  25. doi Expression and characterization of PKL01, an Ndr kinase homolog in Lotus japonicus
    Isamu Kameshita
    Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki cho, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    J Biochem 147:799-807. 2010
    ..These results suggest that PKL01 is an Ndr kinase homolog in L. japonicus and may be involved in the regulation of cellular functions through phosphorylation of basic protein substrates such as histones...
  26. doi Allelopathy and allelopathic substance in the moss Rhynchostegium pallidifolium
    Hisashi Kato-Noguchi
    Department of Applied Biological Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    J Plant Physiol 167:468-71. 2010
    ..pallidifolium. Therefore, 3-hydroxy-beta-ionone may play an important role in the allelopathic activity of R. pallidifolium and may help competition with neighboring plants, resulting in the formation of pure colonies...
  27. pmc Rice transcription factor AP37 involved in grain yield increase under drought stress
    Youn Shic Kim
    School of Biotechnology and Environmental Engineering, Myongji University, Yongin, Korea
    Plant Signal Behav 4:735-6. 2009
    ..Thus, our results suggest that the AP37 gene has the potential to improve drought tolerance without causing undesirable growth phenotypes...
  28. ncbi Effects of noise and variations on the duration of transient oscillations in unidirectionally coupled bistable ring networks
    Yo Horikawa
    Faculty of Engineering, Kagawa University, Takamatsu 761 0396, Japan
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 80:021934. 2009
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  29. ncbi The utility of FDG-PET for managing patients with malignant lymphoma: analysis of data from a single cancer center
    Osamu Imataki
    Division of Hematology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Shizuoka Cancer Center, Shizuoka
    Intern Med 48:1509-13. 2009
    ..The objective is to compare the efficacy of the less common, but more easily implemented modality, CT, with that of FDG...
  30. doi Transforming growth factor-beta1 downregulates caveolin-1 expression and enhances sphingosine 1-phosphate signaling in cultured vascular endothelial cells
    Junsuke Igarashi
    Department of Cardiovascular, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 297:C1263-74. 2009
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  31. doi The interaction between somatosensory and auditory cognitive processing assessed with event-related potentials
    Tetsuo Touge
    Health Sciences, School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    J Clin Neurophysiol 25:90-7. 2008
    ..We speculate that the subtracted positive and negative peaks reflect different cognitive processing of bimodal and bifocal sensory information...
  32. ncbi 2-Geranyl-1,4-naphthoquinone, a possible intermediate of anthraquinones in a Sesamum indicum hairy root culture
    Toshio Furumoto
    Department of Applied Biological Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 71:2600-2. 2007
    ..The production of anthrasesamones A, B and C by the hairy root culture was also confirmed for the first time...
  33. ncbi Generation of a polyclonal antibody that simultaneously detects multiple Ser/Thr protein kinases
    Isamu Kameshita
    Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Life Sciences, Kagawa University, Miki cho, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    J Biochem Biophys Methods 60:13-22. 2004
    ..The present anti-peptide antibody with a broad spectrum of cross-reactivity to multiple protein kinases may be a powerful tool for comprehensive analysis focused on protein kinases...
  34. ncbi Aluminum targets elongating cells by reducing cell wall extensibility in wheat roots
    Jian Feng Ma
    Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Ikenobe 2393, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa, 761 0795 Japan
    Plant Cell Physiol 45:583-9. 2004
    ..Furthermore, for Al to reduce cell wall extensibility it must interact with the cell walls of actively elongating cells...
  35. ncbi Allelopathic potential of Citrus junos fruit waste from food processing industry
    Hisashi Kato-Noguchi
    Department of Biochemistry and Food Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    Bioresour Technol 94:211-4. 2004
    ..junos waste. These results suggested that C. junos waste may possess allelopathic potential, and the waste may be potentially useful for weed management...
  36. ncbi Molecular mapping of a gene responsible for Al-activated secretion of citrate in barley
    Jian Feng Ma
    Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Ikenobe 2393, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    J Exp Bot 55:1335-41. 2004
    ..The identification of the microsatellite marker associated with both Al resistance and citrate secretion provides a valuable tool for marker-assisted selection of Al-resistant lines...
  37. ncbi RppA, a transducer homologue, and MmrA, a multidrug transporter homologue, are involved in the biogenesis and/or assembly of polysaccharide in Myxococcus xanthus
    Yoshio Kimura
    Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki cho, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    Microbiology 150:631-9. 2004
    ..These results indicated that RppA and MmrA play a role in the biogenesis and/or assembly of polysaccharide, and the phenotypes of the double mutant may be due to the reduction in fibril polysaccharide...
  38. ncbi cDNA cloning of chicken orexin receptor and tissue distribution: sexually dimorphic expression in chicken gonads
    T Ohkubo
    Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    J Mol Endocrinol 31:499-508. 2003
    ..In addition, orexin may have specific role(s) in the regulation of gonadal function in which sex-dependent mechanisms could be involved...
  39. ncbi Anoxia tolerance in rice roots acclimated by several different periods of hypoxia
    Hisashi Kato-Noguchi
    Department of Biochemistry and Food Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    J Plant Physiol 160:565-8. 2003
    ..These results suggest that the H-PT may increase anoxia tolerance due to maintenance of ATP levels with rapid induction of ethanolic fermentation, and hypoxic acclimation may occur within 12 h...
  40. ncbi Heterologous expression and characterization of Schizosaccharomyces pombe vacuolar carboxypeptidase Y in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Kaoru Takegawa
    Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki cho, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    Curr Genet 42:252-9. 2003
    ..These results suggested that there are two different binding sites for SpCPY and ScCPY on Vps10p and that the binding of SpCPY to Vps10p interferes with the binding of a ScCPY-invertase fusion protein...
  41. pmc A rice mutant defective in Si uptake
    Jian Feng Ma
    Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Ikenobe 2393, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    Plant Physiol 130:2111-7. 2002
    ..Analysis of F(2) populations between GR1 and WT showed that roots with high Si uptake and roots with low Si uptake segregated at a 3:1 ratio, suggesting that GR1 is a recessive mutant of Si uptake...
  42. ncbi Physical locations of 5S and 18S-25S rDNA in Asian and American diploid Hordeum species with the I genome
    S Taketa
    Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Ikenobe, Miki, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    Heredity (Edinb) 86:522-30. 2001
    ..On the basis of rDNA patterns, karyotype evolution and phylogeny of the I-genome diploid species are discussed...
  43. ncbi Aluminium tolerance in plants and the complexing role of organic acids
    J F Ma
    Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Ikenobe 2393, Miki cho, Kita gun, 761 0795, Kagawa, Japan
    Trends Plant Sci 6:273-8. 2001
    ..Other plants, including species that accumulate aluminium in their leaves, detoxify aluminium internally by forming complexes with organic acids...
  44. ncbi Characterization of the mac-1 gene encoding a putative ABC transporter from Myxococcus xanthus
    Y Kimura
    Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki cho, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    J Biochem 129:351-6. 2001
    ..A primary role for Mac-1 in M. xanthus may be as a transporter which exports or imports a molecule required for the sporulation process...
  45. pmc Myxococcus xanthus mokA encodes a histidine kinase-response regulator hybrid sensor required for development and osmotic tolerance
    Y Kimura
    Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki cho, Kagawa, Japan 761 0795
    J Bacteriol 183:1140-6. 2001
    ..The putative function of MokA is similar to that of the hybrid histidine kinase, DokA, of the eukaryotic slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum...
  46. ncbi Rhomboid perforator flap for a large skin defect due to lumbosacral meningocele: a simple and reliable modification
    Gan Muneuchi
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 54:670-2. 2005
    ..We consider that the rhomboid perforator flap is a simple and reliable procedure for the treatment of lumbosacral meningocele...
  47. ncbi Vitamins K2, K3 and K5 exert in vivo antitumor effects on hepatocellular carcinoma by regulating the expression of G1 phase-related cell cycle molecules
    Shigeki Kuriyama
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Kagawa University School of Medicine, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Int J Oncol 27:505-11. 2005
    ..These results also indicate that vitamins K2, K3 and K5 may be useful agents for the treatment of patients with HCC...
  48. ncbi Deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap for vulvar reconstruction after radical vulvectomy: a less invasive and simple procedure utilizing an abdominal incision wound
    Gan Muneuchi
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kagawa University, Kita, Kagawa, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 55:427-9. 2005
    ..Even in radical vulvectomy without an abdominal incision wound, the DIEP flap with an anatomically reliable vascular pedicle can be an effective option...
  49. ncbi Effect of ABA-beta-D-glucopyranosyl ester and activity of ABA-beta-D-glucosidase in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Hisashi Kato-Noguchi
    Department of Applied Biological Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    J Plant Physiol 165:788-90. 2008
    ..0) was 0.41 mmol/L. These results suggests that exogenously applied ABA-GE may be absorbed by roots and hydrolyzed by ABA-beta-D-glucosidase and librated free ABA may induce growth inhibition in Arabidopsis hypocotyls...
  50. ncbi Cloning and characterization of the gene encoding endo-beta-1,3-glucanase from Arthrobacter sp. NHB-10
    Katsuichiro Okazaki
    Department of Applied Biological Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 71:1568-71. 2007
    ..Significant similarity was also found to two proteins of unknown function from Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2) and S. avermitilis...
  51. ncbi [Host-selective toxins and their receptors]
    Kazuya Akimitsu
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 52:642-7. 2007
  52. ncbi Abundance of microRNA target motifs in the 3'-UTRs of 20527 human genes
    Hisakazu Iwama
    Information Technology Center, Kagawa University, Ikenobe 1750 1, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    FEBS Lett 581:1805-10. 2007
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  53. ncbi Laparoscopically resected foregut duplication cyst (bronchogenic) of the stomach
    Hisao Wakabayashi
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 52:1767-70. 2007
  54. ncbi Reliability study on the Japanese version of the Clinician's Interview-Based Impression of Change. Analysis of subscale items and 'clinician's impression'
    Yu Nakamura
    Kagawa University, Kita gun, Kagawa, Japan
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 23:104-15. 2007
    ..While the interrater reliability of CGIC has already been reported, that of the 3 subscales has not. The aim of the present report was to examine the reliabilities of the subscale items and investigate their relationships with CGIC...
  55. ncbi Left ventricle volume affects the result of mitral valve surgery for idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy to treat congestive heart failure
    Taiko Horii
    Hayama Heart Center, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1349-54; discussion 1354-5. 2006
    ..We examined our long-term results of mitral valve surgery for idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy...
  56. ncbi Anthrasesamones D and E from Sesamum indicum roots
    Toshio Furumoto
    Department of Biochemistry and Food Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Kagawa 761 0795, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 70:1784-5. 2006
    ..Their respective structures were determined to be 1,2,4-trihydroxy-3-(4-methylpent-3-enyl)anthraquinone and 1,2-dihydroxy-3-(4-methylpent-3-enyl)anthraquinone on the basis of spectroscopic evidence...
  57. ncbi Two promoters conferring active gene expression in vegetative nuclei of tobacco immature pollen undergoing embryogenic dedifferentiation
    Naoki Yamaji
    Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki, Kagawa, 761 0795, Japan
    Plant Cell Rep 25:749-57. 2006
    ..Additionally, we observed a gene expression pattern identical to that described above, using another 5'-flanking region of a gene for a cDNA, named B27pro, homologous to A22 as a promoter of the reporter gene...
  58. pmc Contribution of the cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterases PdeA and PdeB to adaptation of Myxococcus xanthus cells to osmotic or high-temperature stress
    Yoshio Kimura
    Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Miki cho, Kagawa, Japan 761 0795
    J Bacteriol 188:823-8. 2006
    ..These results suggest that PdeA and PdeB may be involved in osmotic adaptation during spore germination and temperature adaptation during vegetative growth through the regulation of cAMP levels...
  59. ncbi Role of microtubules and myosins in Fc gamma receptor-mediated phagocytosis
    Nobukazu Araki
    Department of Histology and Cell Biology, School of Medicine, Kagawa University, Miki, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Front Biosci 11:1479-90. 2006
    ..Other classes of myosin may also be involved in phagosomal movement. Myosin V may control short-range phagosome movement and relay phagosomes to the long-range linear transport system using microtubules...
  60. ncbi Two pathways of apoptosis are simultaneously induced in the embryonal brains of neural cell-specific HIF-1alpha-deficient mice
    Masaki Ueno
    Department of Pathology and Host Defense, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1 Ikenobe, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa, 761 0793, Japan
    Histochem Cell Biol 125:535-44. 2006
    ..These results suggest that two pathways of apoptosis are induced in neuronal and vascular cells of the cortex in the neural cell-specific HIF-1alpha-deficient mouse...
  61. ncbi Composite mucinous and granulosa cell tumor of the ovary
    Yoshio Kushida
    Department of Diagnostic Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    Pathol Int 55:797-801. 2005
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  62. pmc Propionyl coenzyme A carboxylase is required for development of Myxococcus xanthus
    Y Kimura
    Department of Bioresource Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Japan
    J Bacteriol 179:7098-102. 1997
    ..The methylmalonyl-CoA rescued the dcm-1 mutant fruiting body and spore development. During development, the dcm-1 mutant cells also had reduced levels of long-chain fatty acids (C16 to C18) compared to wild-type cells...