Misaki Kishaba

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Huanglongbing, or citrus greening, is a devastating disease of citrus plants recently spreading worldwide, which is caused by an uncultivable bacterial pathogen, "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus," and vectored by a phloem-sucking insect, Diaphorina citri. We investigated the infection density dynamics of "Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus" in field populations(More)
Using PCR, type A Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection was demonstrated in a squamous cell carcinoma of the maxilla (in a 52-year-old man) and the tongue of the same patient 18 years later (at the age of 70). Furthermore, at the age of 72, this patient developed an EBV-infected anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Analysis of the terminal regions of the EBV genome(More)
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