Keisuke Abe

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The complex processes of spermatogenesis are regulated by various factors. The aim of the current study is to determine the effect of epidermal growth factor (EGF) on spermatogonial proliferation and clarify the mechanism causing the proliferation in newt testis. In the organ culture, EGF stimulated spermatogonial proliferation, but not their(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether or not the lesions in sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) originate from a single focal onset site and spread contiguously by prion-like cell-to-cell propagation in the rostrocaudal direction along the spinal cord, as has been hypothesised (the 'single seed and simple propagation' hypothesis). METHODS Subjects(More)
In this study, we investigated the effects of delta-opioid receptor antagonists on the G protein-coupled inwardly rectifying potassium (GIRK) channel currents induced by serotonin (5-HT) and noradrenaline (NAd) in the dorsal raphe and the locus coeruleus neurons, respectively. Perforated patch and conventional whole-cell patch clamp recording techniques(More)
(Master's course) Kie Yoshida 2. Education Neurology is a medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, autonomic nerves and skeletal muscles. Since the nervous system extends to the whole body and regulate all the organs, neurologists have to examine and(More)
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