Okayama University

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Organization: Okayama University
Country: Japan

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  1. ncbi Synthesis of acinetobactin
    Yasuo Takeuchi
    Okayama University, Japan
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 58:1552-3. 2010
  2. ncbi Effects of the supporting electrolyte on the kinetics of the removal of proteins adsorbed on a stainless steel surface by H2O2-electrolysis
    Koreyoshi Imamura
    Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University, Okayama 700 8530, Japan
    Langmuir 22:7035-40. 2006
  3. ncbi Effect of beta-mercaptoethanol during in vitro fertilization procedures on sperm penetration into porcine oocytes and the early development in vitro
    Hiroaki Funahashi
    The Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University, Tsushima Naka, Okayama 700 8530, Japan
    Reproduction 130:889-98. 2005
  4. ncbi [Expression profiling of molecules related to abused drug dependence and toxicity]
    Masato Asanuma
    Nihon Yakurigaku Zasshi 126:30-4, 42. 2005
  5. ncbi Peroxidase-like catalytic activity of anion-exchange resins modified with metal-porphyrins in oxidative reaction of hetrocyclic amines with hydrogen peroxide
    Masaki Mifune
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Tsushima Naka, Okayama 700 8530, Japan
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 53:1006-10. 2005
  6. ncbi Characteristics of slow waves on EEG associated with epileptic spasms
    Katsuhiro Kobayashi
    Department of Child Neurology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Okayama University Hospital, 5 1 Shikatacho 2 chome, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Epilepsia 46:1098-105. 2005
  7. ncbi Induction of CXC and CC chemokines by all-trans retinoic acid in acute promyelocytic leukemia cells
    Misako Shibakura
    Department of Medical Technology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Leuk Res 29:755-9. 2005
  8. ncbi Exon 3 insert of tau protein in neurodegenerative diseases
    Seishi Terada
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Japan
    Acta Neuropathol 110:12-8. 2005
  9. ncbi Predictability of O2 consumption from contractility and mechanical energy of absolute arrhythmic beats in canine heart
    Juichiro Shimizu
    Department of Cardiovascular Physiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Science, Shikatacho, Okayama, 700 8558 Japan
    Jpn J Physiol 55:135-42. 2005
  10. ncbi Delta-opioid receptor-immunoreactive neurons in the rat cranial sensory ganglia
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1043:225-30. 2005

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  1. ncbi Synthesis of acinetobactin
    Yasuo Takeuchi
    Okayama University, Japan
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 58:1552-3. 2010
    ..A structure involving the absolute configuration of acinetobactin (1b) was clarified. It was reconfirmed that preacinetobactin (1a) produced 1b by a rearrangement reaction...
  2. ncbi Effects of the supporting electrolyte on the kinetics of the removal of proteins adsorbed on a stainless steel surface by H2O2-electrolysis
    Koreyoshi Imamura
    Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University, Okayama 700 8530, Japan
    Langmuir 22:7035-40. 2006
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  3. ncbi Effect of beta-mercaptoethanol during in vitro fertilization procedures on sperm penetration into porcine oocytes and the early development in vitro
    Hiroaki Funahashi
    The Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University, Tsushima Naka, Okayama 700 8530, Japan
    Reproduction 130:889-98. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi [Expression profiling of molecules related to abused drug dependence and toxicity]
    Masato Asanuma
    Nihon Yakurigaku Zasshi 126:30-4, 42. 2005
  5. ncbi Peroxidase-like catalytic activity of anion-exchange resins modified with metal-porphyrins in oxidative reaction of hetrocyclic amines with hydrogen peroxide
    Masaki Mifune
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Tsushima Naka, Okayama 700 8530, Japan
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 53:1006-10. 2005
    ..It was revealed that Fe- and Mn-TSPP(r)s exhibit a POD-like catalytic activity in oxidative reaction of HCAs with hydrogen peroxide...
  6. ncbi Characteristics of slow waves on EEG associated with epileptic spasms
    Katsuhiro Kobayashi
    Department of Child Neurology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Okayama University Hospital, 5 1 Shikatacho 2 chome, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Epilepsia 46:1098-105. 2005
    ..The high-voltage slow waves (HVSs) on EEG associated with epileptic spasms were investigated to clarify their characteristics and their relation to the pathophysiology of spasms in West syndrome and related disorders...
  7. ncbi Induction of CXC and CC chemokines by all-trans retinoic acid in acute promyelocytic leukemia cells
    Misako Shibakura
    Department of Medical Technology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Leuk Res 29:755-9. 2005
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  8. ncbi Exon 3 insert of tau protein in neurodegenerative diseases
    Seishi Terada
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Japan
    Acta Neuropathol 110:12-8. 2005
    ..Although most intraglial inclusions were negative for anti-E3 Ab, a few were positive. Therefore, tau isoforms containing the exon 3 insert are expressed at low levels in glial cells...
  9. ncbi Predictability of O2 consumption from contractility and mechanical energy of absolute arrhythmic beats in canine heart
    Juichiro Shimizu
    Department of Cardiovascular Physiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Science, Shikatacho, Okayama, 700 8558 Japan
    Jpn J Physiol 55:135-42. 2005
    ..01) or E(max) (0.97 +/- 0.03) while both also highly correlated linearly with each other (0.88 +/- 0.04). This suggests that the above formula may be used to predict LV Vo2 of absolute arrhythmic beats from their Emax and PVA under AF...
  10. ncbi Delta-opioid receptor-immunoreactive neurons in the rat cranial sensory ganglia
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1043:225-30. 2005
    ..The present study suggests that DOR-IR neurons may be associated with nociceptive and/or chemoreceptive function in the cranial sensory ganglia...
  11. ncbi Allelic characterization of the leaf-variegated mutation var2 identifies the conserved amino acid residues of FtsH that are important for ATP hydrolysis and proteolysis
    Wataru Sakamoto
    Research Institute for Bioresources, Okayama University, 2 20 1 Chuo, Kurashiki, Okayama 710 0046, Japan
    Plant Mol Biol 56:705-16. 2004
    ..Based on these results, we propose that the conserved Gly-Ala-Asp motif plays an important role in FtsH activity. Thus, characterization of the var2 alleles could help to identify the physiologically important domain of FtsH...
  12. ncbi Peptide 19 in the rat vagal and glossopharyngeal sensory ganglia
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy and Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1038:107-12. 2005
    ..In the soft palate, taste buds were innervated by PEP 19-IR nerve fibers. The present study suggests that PEP 19-IR neurons include chemoreceptors in the vagal and glossopharyngeal sensory ganglia...
  13. ncbi Activation of presynaptic 5-HT3 receptors facilitates glutamatergic synaptic inputs to area postrema neurons in rat brain slices
    M Funahashi
    Department of Oral Physiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
    Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol 26:615-22. 2004
    ..Such a mechanism may contribute to the chemosensitive function of area postrema neurons...
  14. ncbi Improved survival after living-donor lobar lung transplantation
    Hiroshi Date
    Departments of Cancer and Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:933-40. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to summarize our 5-year experience of living-donor lobar lung transplantation for critically ill patients...
  15. ncbi Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in Parkinson's disease: possible involvement of quinone formation
    Masato Asanuma
    Department of Brain Science, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1313-25. 2006
    ..NSAIDs inhibit prostaglandin H synthase, thus suppressing dopamine oxidation and subsequent dopamine quinone formation. Therefore, this article also reviews possible suppressive effects of some NSAIDs against dopamine quinone generation...
  16. pmc Second primary cancer in survivors following concurrent chemoradiation for locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer
    N Takigawa
    Department of Hematology, Oncology, and Respiratory Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Br J Cancer 95:1142-4. 2006
    ..9 years. The incidence of SPC was 2.4 per 100 patient-years (95% confidence interval: 1.0-4.9)...
  17. ncbi Cariogenic bacteria and caries risk in elderly Japanese aged 80 and older with at least 20 teeth
    Omar M M Rodis
    Department of Behavioral Pediatric Dentistry, Hospital of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama University, Okayama City, Japan
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1573-7. 2006
    ..To assess caries risk and check the presence of four commonly found oral cariogenic bacteria in "8020" achievers...
  18. pmc Duplicate polyphenol oxidase genes on barley chromosome 2H and their functional differentiation in the phenol reaction of spikes and grains
    Shin Taketa
    Institute of Plant Science and Resources, 2 20 1 Chuo, Okayama University, Kurashiki 710 0046, Japan
    J Exp Bot 61:3983-93. 2010
    ..An insertion of a hAT-family transposon in the promoter region of PPO2 may be responsible for different expression patterns of the duplicate PPO genes in barley...
  19. doi A novel method for screening peptides that bind to proteins by using multiple fluorescent amino acids as fluorescent tags
    Mizuki Kitamatsu
    Department of Medical and Bioengineering, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University, 3 1 1 Tsushimanaka, Okayama 700 0082, Japan
    Chem Commun (Camb) 46:761-3. 2010
    ..We describe a new screening method for simultaneously detecting peptides that bind to a target protein by fluorescence obtained from fluorescent amino acid-modified peptides...
  20. doi Significant differences in the postoperative morphological and hemodynamic conditions of carotid arteries of patients undergoing stenting or endarterectomy with patch angioplasty
    Koji Tokunaga
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Neurosurgery 65:884-8; discussion 888-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the postoperative changes in the configurations and the flow velocities of carotid arteries after CAS or Patch CEA...
  21. ncbi On the possibility of AgZSM-5 zeolite being a partial oxidation catalyst for methane
    Yasushige Kuroda
    Department of Fundamental Materials Science, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University, Tsushima, Okayama 700 8530, Japan
    J Colloid Interface Sci 333:294-9. 2009
    ..This interpretation is also well evidenced by XAFS and IR data. It is anticipated that this material has the potential to be a promising catalyst in the conversion of natural gas into higher value-added chemicals and fuels...
  22. doi Ophthalmic artery embolization as pretreatment of orbital exenteration for conjunctival squamous cell carcinoma
    Toshihiko Matsuo
    Department of Ophthalmology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama City, 700 8558, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 32:554-7. 2009
    ..In conclusion, transarterial embolization of feeding arteries arising from the ophthalmic artery is a useful pretreatment to control bleeding at orbital exenteration for malignancy...
  23. ncbi Selegilin exerts antidepressant-like effects during the forced swim test in adrenocorticotropic hormone-treated rats
    Yoshihisa Kitamura
    Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
    J Pharmacol Sci 106:639-44. 2008
    ..Selegiline may be useful in an animal model of depressive conditions resistant to tricyclic antidepressant treatment via the dopamine D(3) receptor...
  24. doi Two cases of chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection in which EBV-specific cytotoxic T lymphocyte was induced after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation
    Takako Miyamura
    Department of Pediatrics, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
    Pediatr Transplant 12:588-92. 2008
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  25. doi Chronic coadministration of carbamazepine together with imipramine produces antidepressant-like effects in an ACTH-induced animal model of treatment-resistant depression: involvement of 5-HT(2A) receptors?
    Yoshihisa Kitamura
    Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 89:235-40. 2008
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  26. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of the surveillance program of hepatocellular carcinoma depends on the medical circumstances
    Kazuhiro Nouso
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hiroshima City Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:437-44. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the surveillance of HCC in different medical circumstances...
  27. ncbi Cell surface structure enhancing uptake of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) is induced by PVA in the PVA-utilizing Sphingopyxis sp. strain 113P3
    Xiaoping Hu
    Laboratory of Applied Microbiology, Research Institute for Bioresources, Okayama University, 2 20 1 Chuo, Kurashiki, Okayama 710 0046, Japan
    Arch Microbiol 188:235-41. 2007
    ..No binding was found with PVA-grown cells treated with formaldehyde. Thus, a dent on the cell surface seems to be related to the uptake of PVA...
  28. ncbi Leucyl/phenylalanyl(L/F)-tRNA-protein transferase-mediated aminoacyl transfer of a nonnatural amino acid to the N-terminus of peptides and proteins and subsequent functionalization by bioorthogonal reactions
    Masumi Taki
    Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University, 3 1 1 Tsushimanaka, Okayama, Japan
    Biopolymers 88:263-71. 2007
    ..The enzymatic transfer of a nonnatural amino acid to the N-terminus of target peptides or proteins was also successfully achieved in the presence of other peptides or crude protein mixtures...
  29. ncbi Methionine-rich storage protein gene in the rice stem borer, Chilo suppressalis, is expressed during diapause in response to cold acclimation
    S Sonoda
    Research Institute for Bioresources, Okayama University, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Insect Mol Biol 15:853-9. 2006
    ..In nondiapausing larvae, CsSP1 expression was down-regulated when the temperature was below developmental zero. Involvement of CsSP1 in diapause, cold tolerance acquisition and postdiapause development in C. suppressalis is discussed...
  30. ncbi Evaluation of the state of active ingredients in pharmaceutical preparations using fourier transform-Raman difference spectra
    Masaki Mifune
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Japan
    Yakugaku Zasshi 126:1363-7. 2006
    ..These results show that the FT-Raman difference spectrum is expected to be utilized in the field of quality control of crystalline pharmaceutical preparations...
  31. ncbi Ureteroscopy using a detachable access sheath
    Fernando Abarzua
    Department of Urology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 58:215-6. 2004
    ..We have developed a new detachable access sheath to make ureteroscopic procedures more straight-forward and to reduce possible damage to delicate instruments used in the procedure...
  32. ncbi Normal distribution of ventricular pressure-volume area of arrhythmic beats under atrial fibrillation in canine heart
    Satoshi Mohri
    Dept of Cardiovascular Physiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 288:H1740-6. 2005
    ..We conclude that mean (SD) of PVA can reliably characterize the distribution of PVA of arrhythmic beats during AF, at least in canine hearts...
  33. ncbi Suppression of vagal motor activities evokes laryngeal afferent-mediated inhibition of gastric motility
    Motoi Kobashi
    Department of Oral Physiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 282:R818-27. 2002
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  34. ncbi Recent advances in DNA microarrays
    T Nakanishi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Dentistry, and Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 55:319-28. 2001
    ..The present development of this technique and its possible application to medicine-related fields are described...
  35. ncbi Two kinds of mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatases, MKP-1 and MKP-3, are differentially activated by acute and chronic methamphetamine treatment in the rat brain
    M Takaki
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Shikata cho, Okayama, Japan
    J Neurochem 79:679-88. 2001
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  36. ncbi Changes in masticatory muscle activity according to food size in experimental human mastication
    S Miyawaki
    Department of Orthodontics, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Shikata cho, Okayama, Japan
    J Oral Rehabil 28:778-84. 2001
    ..The results suggest that anterior temporal and masseter muscle activity changes according to the rate of change in the height of hard coherent food bolus and food resistance required to shear, respectively, during mastication...
  37. ncbi Grafting of encapsulated genetically modified cells secreting GDNF into the striatum of parkinsonian model rats
    I Date
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Okayama University Medical School, Japan
    Cell Transplant 10:397-401. 2001
    ..These results suggest the possible application of GDNF-producing cell grafting for the treatment of Parkinson's disease...
  38. ncbi Expressions of nitrotyrosine and TUNEL immunoreactivities in cultured rat spinal cord neurons after exposure to glutamate, nitric oxide, or peroxynitrite
    Y Manabe
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    J Neurosci Res 65:371-7. 2001
    ..The present results suggest that both excitotoxic and oxidative stress play an important role in the upregulation of NT nitration and the apoptotic pathway in cultured rat spinal neurons...
  39. ncbi Randomized controlled evaluation of non-surgical treatments for temporomandibular joint anterior disk displacement without reduction
    H Minakuchi
    Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, Okayama University Dental School, Japan
    J Dent Res 80:924-8. 2001
    ..These results suggest that ADDwor subjects will improve with only minimal treatment intervention, and no significant difference was evident for the treatments tested and the control condition...
  40. ncbi Adenovirus-mediated viral IL-10 gene transfer prolongs survival of xenogeneic spheroidal aggregate-cultured hepatocytes
    Y Okada
    First Department of Surgery, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama City, Japan
    Transpl Int 13:S485-93. 2000
    ..From this study, we concluded that adenovirus-mediated vIL-10 gene transfer prolongs the survival of xenogeneic hepatocyte spheroids. Furthermore, spheroids possess ideal properties for gene transfection, as well as cell transplantation...
  41. ncbi The spatial relationship between the perineuronal proteoglycan network and the synaptic boutons as visualized by double staining with cationic colloidal iron method and anti-calbindin-D-28K immunohistochemistry in rat cerebellar nuclei
    A Ohtsuka
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Okayama University Medical School, Japan
    Arch Histol Cytol 63:313-8. 2000
    ..This suggests that individual synapses are protected against the effects of adjacent synaptic transmission, and that each of them may be subdivided by this manner of partitioning, like pads of a cat's paw...
  42. ncbi Linear IgA disease with IgA antibodies directed against 200- and 280-kDa epidermal antigens
    W Fujimoto
    Department of Dermatology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Br J Dermatol 142:1213-8. 2000
    ..This observation suggests the presence of hitherto uncharacterized 200- and 280-kDa hemidesmosomal proteins distinct from BPAG1, BPAG2 and beta4 integrin as target antigens in linear IgA disease...
  43. ncbi Analysis of Vibrio mimicus clinical strains by arbitrarily primed polymerase chain reaction
    K Bi
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Japan
    Microbiol Immunol 44:149-53. 2000
    ..AP-PCR groups were not consistently associated with serogroups. AP-PCR is thought to be a valuable and easy method for the epidemiological study of V. mimicus...
  44. ncbi Localization of the locus responsible for Chediak-Higashi syndrome in cattle to bovine chromosome 28
    T Kunieda
    Faculty of Agriculture, Okayama University, Japan
    Anim Genet 31:87-90. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that a mutation in the CHS1/LYST gene is likely to be responsible for Chediak-Higashi syndrome in Japanese black cattle...
  45. ncbi Lectin-dependent modulation of interaction between human alpha-fetoprotein and its monoclonal antibodies. Epitope mapping
    K Taketa
    Department of Public Health, Okayama University Medical School, Japan
    Tumour Biol 19:318-28. 1998
    ..The enhanced binding of some MoAbs to AFP-L3 over AFP-L1 with LCA, or both glycoforms of AFP with concanavalin A, may be explained by postulating an allosteric mechanism mediated by the oligosaccharide-lectin interaction...
  46. ncbi An in vitro screening method for DNA cytosine-C5-methylase inhibitor
    Takashi Tamura
    Department of Bioresources Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Okayama University, Japan
    Nat Prod Lett 16:25-7. 2002
    ..Our method uses a commercially available Hae III methylase (cytosine C5 methylase), its corresponding Hae III endonuclease, and lambda DNA as their substrate...
  47. ncbi Stimulant-induced psychosis and schizophrenia: the role of sensitization
    Hiroshi Ujike
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 4:177-84. 2002
    ..Accordingly, common molecular mechanisms of sensitization phenomena must develop in these three conditions, and are overviewed in this review..
  48. ncbi Benign adult familial myoclonic epilepsy (BAFME) with night blindness
    Yasuhiro Manabe
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama University, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Seizure 11:266-8. 2002
    ..3-q24.1, the causative gene has yet to be identified. The present familial case suggests that BAFME may also be a disease of the calcium channel that is present in the retina and the central nervous system (CNS)...
  49. ncbi Analysis of HCV genotypes from blood donors shows three new HCV type 6 subgroups exist in Myanmar
    Toshiyuki Shinji
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 58:135-42. 2004
    ..M6-3, though only found in one sample, was a brand-new subgroup. These subtypes were not seen in Vietnam, where type 6 group variants are widely spread. These findings may be useful for analyzing how and when these subgroups were formed...
  50. ncbi Effect of mCOUP-TF1 deficiency on the glossopharyngeal and vagal sensory ganglia
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
    Brain Res 1014:247-50. 2004
    ..In the tongue of knockout mice, the number of CGRP-IR nerve fibers decreased compared to wild-type and heterozygous mice. The development of CGRP-IR petrosal neurons, which supply innervation of the tongue, may depend on mCOUP-TFI...
  51. ncbi Combined use of electrolytically and mechanically detachable platinum coils for endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms--technical note
    Kenji Sugiu
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 44:269-73; discussion 274. 2004
    ..The DCS includes a useful J-shape coil, whereas the GDC can be detached safely in fragile aneurysms. The DCS is also cheaper. The coil systems complemented one another and the combination optimized cost and operating time...
  52. ncbi Effect of Brn-3a deficiency on parvalbumin-immunoreactive primary sensory neurons in the dorsal root ganglion
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 150:41-5. 2004
    ..Thus, our data suggest that Brn-3a may play an important role in the central projection and terminal formation of DRG proprioceptors in the spinal cord...
  53. ncbi Characterization of six flagellin genes in the H3, H53 and H54 standard strains of Escherichia coli
    Akira Tominaga
    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Okayama University, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 79:1-8. 2004
    ..These results indicate that six flagellin genes analyzed are markedly similar to the Salmonella flagellin genes, suggesting their lateral transfer from Salmonella...
  54. ncbi Expression of osteoclast differentiation factor and osteoclastogenesis inhibitory factor in rat osteoporosis induced by immunosuppressant FK506
    J Fukunaga
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Bone 34:425-31. 2004
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  55. ncbi Epileptic encephalopathies in early infancy with suppression-burst
    Shunsuke Ohtahara
    Department of Child Neurology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    J Clin Neurophysiol 20:398-407. 2003
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  56. ncbi Methamphetamine-induced neurotoxicity in mouse brain is attenuated by ketoprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
    Masato Asanuma
    Department of Brain Science, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikatacho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 352:13-6. 2003
    ..This provides a possible new strategy against METH-induced neurotoxicity using commonly used NSAIDs...
  57. ncbi First evidence for occurrence of Galbeta1-3GlcNAcbeta1-4Man unit in N-glycans of insect glycoprotein: beta1-3Gal and beta1-4GlcNAc transferases are involved in N-glycan processing of royal jelly glycoproteins
    Yoshinobu Kimura
    Department of Bioresources Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Okayama University, Tsushima naka 1 1 1, Okayama 700 8530, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 67:1852-6. 2003
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  58. ncbi Expression of bone morphogenetic proteins and Msx genes during root formation
    T Yamashiro
    Developmental Biology Program, Institute of Biotechnology, Viikki Biocenter, PO Box 56, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Dent Res 82:172-6. 2003
    ..Msx2 expression continued in the epithelial cell rests of Malassez, and the nearby cementoblasts intensely expressed Bmp3, which may regulate some functions of the fragmented epithelium...
  59. ncbi Association study between the fibronectin gene and schizophrenia
    Kenji Nakata
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 116:41-4. 2003
    ..These data did not provide evidence for a contribution of the FN1 gene to susceptibility to schizophrenia...
  60. ncbi The VAR1 locus of Arabidopsis encodes a chloroplastic FtsH and is responsible for leaf variegation in the mutant alleles
    Wataru Sakamoto
    Research Institute for Bioresources, Okayama University, Kurashiki, Okayama 710 0046, Japan
    Genes Cells 7:769-80. 2002
    ..The VAR2 locus has been shown to encode a chloroplastic FtsH, an ATP-dependent protease which is possibly involved in the degradation of thylakoid proteins and plastid development...
  61. ncbi Enamel tensile bond strength and morphology of resin-enamel interface created by acid etching system with or without moisture and self-etching priming system
    Y Torii
    Department of Operative Dentistry, Okayama University Dental School, Japan
    J Oral Rehabil 29:528-33. 2002
    ..These results indicate that the traditional system with phosphoric acid etching exhibits the most stable enamel adhesion although the enamel-bonding promoting abilities of these adhesive systems are equivalent to each other...
  62. ncbi Sequence analysis and expression of a novel mouse homolog of Escherichia coli recA gene
    M Kawabata
    Department of Pharmacology, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1398:353-8. 1998
    ..The predicted 329 amino acid protein showed significant homology to mouse Rec2, Rad51, Dmc1 (or Lim15) and E. coli RecA. Northern blot analysis revealed that MmTRAD was ubiquitously transcribed in various tissues...