Hirotaka Obana

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Male Sprague-Dawley rats were daily given orally for 22 days a regimen consisting of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), 1 mg/day; polychlorinated quaterphenyls (PCQs), 1 mg/day; polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs), 10 micrograms/day; or a mixture of PCBs, PCQs and PCDFs (Mix-1, 1 mg + 1 mg + 10 micrograms/day). Female Cynomolgus monkeys were daily(More)
If pesticide residues are detected at over the uniform limit (0.01 ppm) in processed foods, the maximum residue limits of pesticides in each ingredient should be considered. For that purpose, analysis of pesticide residues in the ingredients would be required, but in many cases it is difficult to obtain ingredients from the same lot, or the processed foods(More)
The official Japanese method for analyzing aristolochic acid I (AA-I) in Asiasarum root using conventional high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) is described in the Japanese Pharmacopoeia, Sixteenth Edition. Interfering peaks of AA-I sometimes appear after HPLC analysis of crude drugs. A selective analytical method is needed to determine(More)
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