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Taxonomical study into two new species of Philometra (Nematoda: Philometridae) previously identified as Philometra lateolabracis (Yamaguti, 1935).
Males of the nematode Philometra lateolabracis (Yamaguti, 1935), the type species of the genus Philometra Costa, 1845, were discovered for the first time in gonads of its type host, the JapaneseExpand
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Characterization of inducible nature of MRP3 in rat liver.
We found previously that expression of multidrug resistance-associated protein (MRP) 3 is induced in a mutant rat strain (Eisai hyperbilirubinemic rats) whose canalicular multispecific organic anionExpand
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Some biological characteristics of actinosporeans from the oligochaete Branchiura sowerbyi
In studies on the life cycle of myxosporeans, some biological charactenstics of actinosporeans (Raabeia sp.. Echinactinomyxon sp., Aurantiactinomyxon spp., Neoactinomyxon sp.) from the oligochaeteExpand
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Two species of parasitic copepods (Caligidae) new to Japan
Two species of parasitic copepods (Siphonostomatoida: Caligidae), Caligus sclerotinosus Roubal, Armitage & Rohde, 1983, parasitic on red seabream Pagrus major (Temminck & Schlegel), andExpand
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Mutational analysis of the human immunodeficiency virus vpr open reading frame.
Mutations were introduced by recombinant DNA techniques into the vpr open reading frame of an infectious molecular clone of human immunodeficiency virus type 1. The effect of these changes on theExpand
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Pseudodactylogyrus kamegaii sp. n. (Monogenea: Pseudodactylogyridae) from wild Japanese eel, Anguilla japonica.
The monogenean Pseudodactylogyrus kamegaii sp. n. is described, based on specimens collected from the gills of wild Japanese eel Anguilla japonica caught in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. This species isExpand
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A Proteomic Approach for the Diagnosis of ‘Oketsu’ (blood stasis), a Pathophysiologic Concept of Japanese Traditional (Kampo) Medicine
‘Oketsu’ is a pathophysiologic concept in Japanese traditional (Kampo) medicine, primarily denoting blood stasis/stagnant syndrome. Here we have explored plasma protein biomarkers and/or diagnosticExpand
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Identification of Larval Anisakis spp. (Nematoda: Anisakidae) in Alaska Pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) in Northern Japan Using Morphological and Molecular Markers
Abstract The Alaska pollock, Theragra chalcogramma (Pallas), is an important raw source for surimi and other food products in Japan. However, Alaska pollock caught in the Atlantic and MediterraneanExpand
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Morphology and distribution of blood fluke eggs and associated pathology in the gills of cultured Pacific bluefin tuna, Thunnus orientalis.
Infestations of blood flukes of the genus Cardicola have been observed in juvenile Pacific bluefin tuna (PBT) cultured in Japan. Infected fish harbor large numbers of parasite eggs in their gills.Expand
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