Masato Kasahara

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Histological sections of the brains of eight species of turtles representing six different families were studied in order to delineate the cochlear nuclei. In addition, the posterior eighth cranial nerve root and its ganglion were sectioned in 15 specimens of Kinosternon leucostomum, and the distribution of the degenerated nerve fibers and terminals was(More)
The impact of vitamin D3 (VD3) on obesity has been reported in the past. Our study was aimed at investigating the possible mechanisms by which VD3 affects obesity induced by a high fat diet. Eight-week-old C57BL/6 J male mice were fed a normal- or high-fat diet for 9 weeks and were treated with a gavage of vehicle (corn oil) or cholecalciferol (50 μg/kg,(More)
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