Kensuke Shibata

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Chronic treatment with calcitonin in osteoporotic patients alleviates the pain associated with this condition by an unknown mechanism. In ovariectomized rats that develop osteoporosis and hyperalgesia, we examined whether a functional change in serotonergic systems in the spinal dorsal horn was involved, using whole-cell recordings from substantia(More)
We reported previously that IL-15 plays a critical role in protecting effector CD8(+) T cells from apoptosis during the contraction phase following acute infection with Listeria monocytogenes by inducing antiapoptotic molecules. In the present study, we examined the effects of in vivo administration of rIL-15 on contraction of CD8(+) T cells after chronic(More)
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