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  • Soichiro Fujiyama, Katsuya Amano, +10 authors Hiroaki Matsubara
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Circulation research
  • 2003 (First Published: 23 October 2003)
  • Peripheral blood (PB)-derived CD14+ monocytes were shown to transdifferentiate into endothelial cell (EC) lineage cells and contribute to neovascularization. We investigated whether bone marrow (BM)-Continue Reading
  • Michitaka Takamiya, Mitsuhiko Okigaki, +12 authors Hiroaki Matsubara
  • Medicine
  • Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular…
  • 2006 (First Published: 1 April 2006)
  • BACKGROUND Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) treatment was shown to inhibit neointimal formation of balloon-injured vessels, whereas neither the identification of progenitor cellsContinue Reading
  • Kumiko Arishiro, Masaaki Hoshiga, +5 authors Toshiaki Hanafusa
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • 2007 (First Published: 1 April 2007)
  • OBJECTIVES We sought to examine the effect of angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) on the formation of lesions in the aortic valves of hypercholesterolemic rabbits. BACKGROUND Recently,Continue Reading
  • Kumi Ishida, Shinji Takai, +8 authors Mizuo Miyazaki
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • The Journal of pharmacology and experimental…
  • 2008 (First Published: 1 February 2008)
  • Matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-9 plays an important role in the pathogenesis of colitis. Recent studies have demonstrated that chymase is involved in the conversion of promatrix metalloproteinaseContinue Reading