Keiko Kuroda

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Pemphigus targets desmogleins (Dsgs), which are thought to be synthesized as inactive precursor proteins with prosequences that are cleaved by substilisin-like proprotein convertases, such as furin,(More)
TO THE EDITOR The desmosomal cadherins desmoglein (DSG) 3 and DSG1 are targets of autoantibodies in the potentially fatal blistering disease, pemphigus vulgaris (PV) (Stanley and Amagai, 2006). DSGs(More)
The defoliation and mortality of Erythrina spp. are increasing on the southern islands of Japan as well as in Taiwan. Although infestation by the gall wasp Quadrastichus erythrinae has been accepted(More)