Kazuhide Kimura

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BACKGROUND For the preparation of pandemic influenza, Japan's government requested to set up a high-fever consultation center at each prefectural and city government. During the initial period of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) outbreak in Japan, high-fever consultation centers received a great number of calls. The effectiveness of this system, however, has not(More)
Liver protocallagen proline hydroxylase activity (PPH activity) was determined in patients with various liver diseases, CCl4-induced liver fibrosis rats and cholin deficiency (CD) fatty liver rats. The following results were obtained: Liver PPH activity in patients with chronic hepatitis was higher than that in patients with acute hepatitis, while the(More)
In the previous experiments, it was demonstrated that high purity elastase extracted from porcine pancreas remarkably inhibits liver fibrosis of rats having chronic liver injury caused by carbon tetrachloride. This time, with the purpose to clarify the mechanism of inhibition of liver fibrosis by elastase, comparative study was made on the activity of(More)
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