Muneyuki Sakata

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OBJECTIVE To investigate whether cartilage intermediate layer protein (CILP), a protein recently cloned from human articular cartilage, is recognized as an autoantigen in patients with osteoarthritis(More)
Introduction: Since glycine acts as a co-agonist at the NMDA receptors, glycine transporter 1 (GlyT-1) has been an attractive target in PET studies of recent date. For visualizing of the distribution(More)
Although chondrocyte apoptosis has been noted in arthritic joints, the mechanism is not clear. To investigate whether Fas-mediated apoptosis has a role in this process, the presence of Fas mRNA and(More)