Miki Fukuda

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Two subtypes of insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IGFBP)-1 are present in salmon blood and they are both up-regulated under catabolic conditions such as stress. The present study examined effects of fasting and re-feeding on IGFBP-1a (28-kDa form) and IGFBP-1b (22-kDa form) both at mRNA and protein levels along with IGF-I and RNA/DNA ratio in(More)
A comparative experiment with Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) postsmolts was conducted over 35 days to provide insight into how growth, respiration, energy metabolism and the growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) system are regulated at elevated sea temperatures. Rainbow trout grew better than(More)
In salmon plasma/serum, three major insulin-like growth factor binding proteins (IGFBPs) are consistently detected at 22-, 28- and 41-kDa. The 22-kDa form has been identified as IGFBP-1b and shown to increase under catabolic conditions. We developed a competitive time-resolved fluoroimmunoassay (TR-FIA) for salmon IGFBP-1b. Purified salmon IGFBP-1b was used(More)
We report an empirical model for estimating unutilized wood biomass, and its application to Cryptomeria japonica D. Don and Larix kaempferi in Tohno City, Iwate Prefecture, northeast Japan. Outputs from the model are the quantity of unutilized wood biomass and merchantable volume produced by timber harvest. The unutilized wood biomass is divided into(More)
3-Methyl-1-phenyl-2-pyrazolin-5-one (edaravone, 1), known as a potent free radical scavenger, has been developed as a medical drug for the treatment of acute cerebral infarction. With the aim of developing radiotracers for imaging free radicals in vivo, 1-(3'-[(125)I]iodophenyl)-3-methy-2-pyrazolin-5-one ((125)I-2) was synthesized by two methods, via(More)
Title Responses of insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and two IGFbinding protein-1 subtypes to fasting and re-feeding, and their relationships with individual growth rates in yearling masu salmon (Oncorhynchus masou) Author(s) Kawaguchi, Kohei; Kaneko, Nobuto; Fukuda, Miki; Nakano, Yusuke; Kimura, Shizuo; Hara, Akihiko; Shimizu, Munetaka Citation(More)
It is an important subject to accurately measure forests that serve as sinks since the global warming is taken up as a serious problem in recent years. Tree height and so on have so far been measured by the conventional direct or indirect measuring method. Presently, however, the measuring accuracy by airborne laser scanner has been improved and it is now(More)
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