Akifumi Takaori

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The authors describe a case of diffuse pulmonary involvement by mycosis fungoides in a 55-year-old man who presented with progressive exertional dyspnea. Although he had a long history of skin lesions, mycosis fungoides remained undiagnosed at initial presentation. High-resolution computed tomography revealed hazy ground-glass opacities along the thickened(More)
APOBEC3G is a potent antiretroviral factor, which belongs to the APOBEC superfamily of cytidine deaminases. It deaminates cytidine to uridine in nascent minus-strand viral DNA, inducing G-to-A hypermutation in the plus-strand viral DNA. HIV-1 Vif protein overcomes the antiviral activity of APOBEC3G by targeting it for ubiquitin-dependent degradation. Recent(More)
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