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Comparative analyses on food habits of Japanese marten, Siberian weasel and leopard cat in the Tsushima islands, Japan
Food habits of three sympatric carnivore mammals in the Tsushima islands of Japan were studied during 1986–91. Scats of the Tsushima marten (n=1236), the Siberian weasel (n=218) and the TsushimaExpand
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Fecal DNA analysis for identifying species and sex of sympatric carnivores: a noninvasive method for conservation on the Tsushima Islands, Japan.
Fecal analysis is a useful tool for the investigation of food habits and species identity in mammals. However, it is generally difficult to identify the species based on the morphological featuresExpand
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Genetic relationships within and between the Japanese marten Martes melampus and the sable M. zibellina, based on variation of mitochondrial DNA and nuclear ribosomal DNA
We examined the intra- and inter-specific genetic relationships of the Japanese marten Martes melampus and the sable M. zibellina using cytoplasmic and nuclear DNA markers. The interspecific sequenceExpand
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[Levels of Cu, Zn, Se and their relation to levels of ceruloplasmin and the activity of antioxidative enzymes].
BACKGROUND Essential trace elements copper, zinc and selenium are important parts of antioxidant enzymes as superoxide dismutase, glutathione peroxidase as well as of transport protein withExpand
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Reconstruction and prediction of invasive mongoose population dynamics from history of introduction and management: a Bayesian state-space modelling approach.
Summary  An understanding of the underlying processes and comprehensive history of invasive species is necessary to assess the long-term effectiveness of invasive species management. However,Expand
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Differential population responses of native and alien rodents to an invasive predator, habitat alteration and plant masting
Invasive species and anthropogenic habitat alteration are major drivers of biodiversity loss. When multiple invasive species occupy different trophic levels, removing an invasive predator might causeExpand
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Monitoring the effects of forest clear-cutting and mongoose Herpestes auropunctatus invasion on wildlife diversity on Amami Island, Japan
Wildlife populations on Amami Island, Japan, have been affected by forest clear-felling and the introduction of alien species, in particular the mongoose Herpestes auropunctatus . We used monitoringExpand
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Hydrogen exchange in uracil with HTO and D2O catalyzed by platinum
Abstract The kinetics of hydrogen exchange at the 5- and 6-positions of uracil with HTO and D 2 O catalyzed by Pt-black was investigated. A peculiarity which is characteristic of heterogeneousExpand
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Psychoanalytic psychotherapy in Japan: the issue of dependency pattern and the resolution of psychopathology.
  • M. Tatara
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of the American Academy of…
  • 1 April 1982
In this paper, I have tried to describe some of the characteristics of psychoanalytic psychotherapy in Japan in terms of dependency patterns in the psychotherapeutic relationship and the resolutionExpand
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Effects of partial delipidation of rat ovarian membranes on thermal stability of LH/hCG receptors.
The role of lipids and of possible structure-functional properties of the LH/hCG receptor were analyzed by thermal perturbation techniques in its native membrane environment. A method for theExpand
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