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Toxoids of protease and elastase of Pseudomonas aeruginosa were successfully prepared by treatment with 8% formalin plus 0.2 m lysine and by 4% formalin respectively. The two toxoids proved sufficiently potent to elicit high antibody titers as estimated by both the enzyme-neutralizing and passive hemagglutination tests. The effectiveness of immunizing minks(More)
The cell nature of follicular dendritic cells (FDC), a member of dendritic cell group, was examined to see whether or not they are recirculating cells on splenic implantation study. Slices of BALB/c mouse spleen were implanted into C57BL/6 mice neonatally thymectomized and reconstructed by F1 (BALB/c x C57BL/6) thymus grafting. On H-2 class I(More)
Ten serial pathological cross sections at 1 mm intervals of both the left anterior descending artery at the site of a percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty and of the circumflex artery in the untreated stenotic area were studied at necropsy in a patient who died immediately after the procedure. The extent of calcification and atheroma were similar(More)
This report describes cardiac angiosarcoma in a 62-year-old man. The patient presented with metastatic pulmonary and extradural spinal cord tumors of unknown origin. During the course, he developed hypoxemia, gastrointestinal bleeding, thrombocytopenia, and microangiopathic hemolytic anemia. Anticancer therapy could not be initiated because of his poor(More)
The direct drawing system with micro-dispenser using dispcrscd ullra linc particle paste will be inlroduccd. In dispersed ultra fine particle paste, each particles are individually separated and suspendcd in an organic solvcnt without aggregations. The particles have high purity because the ultra fine particles are formed in an incrt gas atmosphere by the(More)
A 55-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital, complaining of general malaise, muscular weakness, anorexia and weight loss. She had a history of ingesting of a certain germanium (Ge) compound over the preceding 19 months, with a total dose of 47 g as Ge element. She was found to have renal failure (blood urea nitrogen, 44 mg/dl; serum creatinine, 2.6(More)