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  • Maki Yamaura, Junji Mitsushita, +9 authors Tohru Kamata
  • 2009
Generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) has been implicated in carcinogenic development of melanoma, but the underlying molecular mechanism has not been fully elucidated. We studied the expression and function of the superoxide-generating NADPH oxidase (Nox)4 in human melanoma cells. Nox4 was up-regulated in 13 of 20 melanoma cell lines tested.(More)
BACKGROUND Anaplastic thyroid cancer is considered to be one of the most aggressive human malignancies, and the mean survival time after diagnosis is approximately six months, regardless of treatments. This study aimed to examine how EpCAM and its related molecules are involved in the characteristics of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL(More)
Delirious behavior (DB) in children infected with influenza virus is an important symptom associated with encephalopathy. As children with influenza-associated DB with encephalopathy may require therapy whereas children with influenza-associated DB without encephalopathy do not, distinguishing between these conditions is essential. To clarify these(More)
BACKGROUND The goals of this study, conducted in our secondary emergency care hospital, were to assess the effectiveness of targeted temperature management (TTM) for acute encephalopathy secondary to status epilepticus and to consider appropriate adaptations for use of TTM in this setting. METHODS Medical records of patients admitted with acute(More)
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