Keiko Fukunaga

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APOBEC3G (A3G) is an antiretroviral host factor that functions by deaminating dC to dU in retroviral cDNA. HIV-1 Vif protein counteracts A3G via a ubiquitin-proteasome pathway. In the case of a simple retrovirus such as the murine leukemia virus (MLV), it remains unclear why it can replicate in cells expressing APOBEC3 (A3) even though it doesn't possess(More)
Hyperbaric air (HBA) is used to improve healing of wounds including diabetic ulcer. The aim of this study was to clarify the effects of HBA exposure on lipid and glucose metabolism in db/db mice. HBA did not influence the weight of db/db mice. Serum levels of free fatty acid and triglyceride, but not glucose and insulin, were significantly decreased after 6(More)
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