Aiko Shiraishi

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This study was designed to analyze the diversity of aerobically growing bacteria in a landfill area, compared to those from a forest and a cultivated area at four different depths. The viable cell number of aerobes in the incineration ash layer (3.5(+/-0.4)x10(2)/g) was 10(3)- to 10(4)-fold lower than those in the other areas. On 16S ribosomal DNA(More)
Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease characterized by discontinuous chronic inflammation that may affect virtually all organs, including the head and neck. Laryngeal involvement in Crohn's disease is very rare, and only 9 cases have been reported. All 9 patients complained of difficulty in breathing due to edema and ulceration from the(More)
One of the crucial cognitive processes in academic writing is that of problem-finding in the critical reading stage before planning an essay. With the focus of our study being on the process of critical reading—a writer’s in-depth reading of an article in order to find issues that are capable of being addressed from her/his viewpoint—we are currently on the(More)
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