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Anisakidae and anisakidosis.
During the 1950s, Ishikura noticed in the fishing town of Iwanai, Hokkaido, an intestinal disease that frequently occurred in winter with clinical and histopathologic characteristics different fromExpand
β‐Catenin gene mutation in human hair follicle‐related tumors
The results seem to indicate that hair matrix cells are key players in hair development, as investigation into gene abnormalities of hair‐follicle tumors may elucidate the cause of their neoplastic transformation, and may provide a suggestion for the mechanism of hair development. Expand
NKT Cells in the Rat: Organ-Specific Distribution of NK T Cells Expressing Distinct Vα14 Chains1 2
Results suggested that rat NKT cells bearing distinct Vα14 chains are distributed in a tissue-specific pattern, indicating that they play novel roles in nature. Expand
An ultrastructural study of subacute necrotizing lymphadenitis.
The hypothesis that subacute necrotizing lymphadenitis with still unknown etiology may reflect a self-limited SLE-like autoimmune condition induced by virus-infected transformed lymphocytes is offered. Expand
Anisakidosis: Global Point of View
It is speculated that the incidence of anisakidosis and the infection patterns of the responsible worms depend on the distribution of the intermediate (paratenic) and final hosts of the anisAKid worms, which is influenced by sea current and climate. Expand
Nasal T‐cell lymphoma as a type of so‐called “lethal midline granuloma”
Six cases were described in which an initial clinical diagnosis of “rhinitis gangrenosa progressiva” or lethal midline granuloma was made. The histological examinations of their surgical and autopsyExpand
Fas‐mediated apoptosis is modulated by intracellular glutathione in human T cells
The results suggest that Fas‐mediated apoptosis, but not perforin‐dependent killing, is modulated by intracellular GSH in human T lymphocytes. Expand
Structural analysis of the rat homologue of CD1. Evidence for evolutionary conservation of the CD1D class and widespread transcription by rat cells.
Evidence is provided for the conservation of CD1D class through mammalian evolution and an apparent lack of the classic CD1 class genes in rodents as well as functional similarity of rodent CD1. Expand
Quantitation of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) using the one-step sandwich enzyme immunosorbent assay: elevated serum MIF concentrations in patients with autoimmune diseases and
Results suggest that MIF plays a major role in autoimmune diseases and, moreover, potentially induces various patho-logical outcomes in cases of hemolytic disorders. Expand