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Degradation of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons by Fungi Isolated from Soil in Japan
There are fewer studies on the degradation of polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) by fungi than those by bacteria. Three fungi (strains A, B, and C), which could grow on pyrene as the sole source ofExpand
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Trichostatin A, a histone deacetylase inhibitor, down-regulates interleukin-12 transcription in SV-40-transformed lung epithelial cells.
Inhibition of histone deacetylation results in increased gene expression. Trichostatin (Ts)A, a specific histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor, up-regulates transcription of some genes but repressesExpand
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Role of Pharmaceutical Outpatient Clinic in Cancer Patients and Evaluation
Kiichi Nakajima , Yasunari Mano , Kaori Ohuchi, Daisuke Sato, Kyoko Iwata, Aya Higuchi, Kuniaki Ebara, Yoshinori Kato, Iori Hirosawa, Masataka Tajima, Fumito Tsuchiya , Harumi Yamada , Hajime KotakiExpand
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Analysis of compaction initiation in human embryos by using time-lapse cinematography
PurposeTo analyze the initiation of compaction in human embryos in vitro by using time-lapse cinematography (TLC), with the goal of determining the precise timing of compaction and clarifying theExpand
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Expression and Regulation of MMP-20 in Human Tongue Carcinoma Cells
Human matrix metalloproteinase-20 (MMP-20, enamelysin) fragments the enamel-specific protein amelogenin and has been shown to be synthesized exclusively by odontoblasts and ameloblasts and in certainExpand
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Possible mechanism of polyspermy block in human oocytes observed by time-lapse cinematography
PurposeTo analyze the fertilization process related to polyspermy block in human oocytes using an in vitro culturing system for time-lapse cinematography.MethodsWe had 122 oocytes donated for thisExpand
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Diagnosis of abnormal human fertilization status based on pronuclear origin and/or centrosome number
PurposeNormally fertilized zygotes generally show two pronuclei (2PN) and the extrusion of the second polar body. Conventional in vitro fertilization (c-IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injectionExpand
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Unstable osmolality of microdrops cultured in non-humidified incubators
PurposeTo investigate the stability of osmolality in non-humidified and humidified incubators for assisted reproductive technologies (ART).MethodsDrops of three single-step culture media (media A, B,Expand
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Observation of human embryonic behavior in vitro by high-resolution time-lapse cinematography
Assisted reproductive technology (ART) has yielded vast amounts of information and knowledge on human embryonic development in vitro; however, still images provide limited data on dynamic changes inExpand
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