Kiyoshi Watanabe

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In Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the core promoters of class II genes contain either TATA or TATA-like elements to direct accurate transcriptional initiation. Genome-wide analyses show that the consensus sequence of the TATA element is TATAWAWR (8 bp), whereas TATA-like elements carry one or two mismatches to this consensus. The fact that several functionally(More)
Cyclopentyl methyl ether (CPME) has been used in chemical synthesis as an alternative to hazardous solvents. According to some earlier investigation by others, CPME has low acute or subchronic toxicity with moderate irritation and negative mutagenicity and negative skin sensitization (Local Lymph Node Assay). Calculated Permitted Daily Exposure (PDE) value(More)
The authors would like to express their gratitude to Associate Professor Akiomi Kitagawa (Yokohama City University), seminar participants at Hitotsubashi University, and to the staff of the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies (IMES) for their useful comments. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of(More)
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