Eiko Sakaguchi

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Age-dependent increase of peroxidation of membrane fatty acids such as arachidonic acid (ARA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in neurons was reported to cause a decline of the hippocampal long-term potentiation (LTP) and cognitive dysfunction in rodents. Although supplementation of ARA and DHA can improve LTP and cognitive function in rodents, their effects(More)
AIMS To assess the effects of inoculation of Lactobacillus buchneri on the ensiling properties and aerobic stability of maize silage. METHODS AND RESULTS Chopped whole crop maize was ensiled in 0.5 litre airtight polyethylene bottles (0.4 kg per bottle) and in double-layered, thin polyethylene bags (15 kg per bag), with or without inoculation of Lact.(More)
1. Mean retention times (MRTs) of fluid (marked with Co-EDTA), fine particles (mordanted with Yb) and large particles (mordanted with Cr) were measured in brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula), ringtail possums (Pseudocheirus peregrinus) and laboratory rabbits fed semipurified diets. 2. In brushtail possums there were no significant differences in MRT(More)
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