Hirofumi Iwahashi

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Adiponectin is a novel, adipose-specific protein abundantly present in the circulation, and it has antiatherogenic properties. We analyzed the plasma adiponectin concentrations in age- and body mass(More)
1. Membrane fluidity of erythrocytes and cultured vascular smooth muscle cells was studied in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR; Okamoto and Aoki strains) by means of an electron spin resonance(More)
Aims/hypothesis. Type I (insulin-dependent) diabetes results mainly from T-cell-mediated autoimmune destruction of pancreatic beta cells. Cytotoxic T lymphocytes destroy target cells via a(More)
The type 3 form of maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY3) results from mutations in the gene encoding the transcription factor, hepatocyte nuclear factor-1alpha (HNF-1alpha). The mechanism by(More)