Masahiro Sekiguchi

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Chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) induced in (C57BL/6 x DBA/2) F1 (BDF1) mice by the injection of DBA/2 mouse spleen cells represents histopathological changes associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) and Sjogren's syndrome (SS), as indicated by glomerulonephritis, lymphocyte infiltration into the periportal(More)
We previously demonstrated that blocking the hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) receptor, c-Met, using a HGF antagonist, NK4, inhibited arthritis in a rheumatoid arthritis (RA) model mice. In the present study, we investigated the role of c-Met signaling in synovial cell function. We demonstrated that synovial tissues from RA patients and MH7A cells, a human RA(More)
Gravid Nya:NYLAR mice, infected with Toxoplasma gondii on gestation day 7, experienced embryo resorptions, abortions, stillbirths, and a reduction in average litter size by one-third. Postnatally, all congenitally infected pups showed growth retardation, cachexia, and hind limb weakness. Some pups developed necrotic petechiae on the ears and tail, and a(More)
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