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  • Hidehito Yoshida, Yasushi Shiratori, +14 authors Masao Omata
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 1999 (First Publication: 3 August 1999)
  • Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection rarely resolves spontaneously once it becomes chronic (1). Most patients remain asymptomatic for a long period, with liver cirrhosis developing after approximatelyContinue Reading
  • Eitaro Taniguchi, Shotaro Sakisaka, Kensuke Matsuo, Kyuichi Tanikawa, Masataka Sata
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The journal of histochemistry and cytochemistry…
  • 2001 (First Publication: 1 January 2001)
  • Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) plays a major role in angiogenesis, which is essential for both healing of injured tissue and proliferation of carcinoma cells. In this study we elucidatedContinue Reading
  • Satoshi Matsumoto, Takuya Hara, +5 authors Masataka Sata
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Clinical and experimental immunology
  • 2005 (First Publication: 1 June 2005)
  • IL-6/STAT-3 signals play key roles in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is known that Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota (LcS) improves inflammatory disorders. This study aimed to elucidate theContinue Reading