Yoichiro Iwakura2
Misao Matsushita1
Takuya Tada1
2Yoichiro Iwakura
1Misao Matsushita
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The formation of the neuromuscular junction (NMJ) is orchestrated by the muscle-specific receptor tyrosine kinase MuSK and by neural agrin, an extracellular activator of MuSK. We previously showed that the MuSK-interacting protein Dok-7 is essential for neuromuscular synaptogenesis, although the mechanisms by which Dok-7 regulates MuSK activity and promotes(More)
  • Masanori A. Murayama, Shigeru Kakuta, Asuka Inoue, Naoto Umeda, Tomo Yonezawa, Takumi Maruhashi +18 others
  • 2015
The complement system is important for the host defence against infection as well as for the development of inflammatory diseases. Here we show that C1q/TNF-related protein 6 (CTRP6; gene symbol C1qtnf6) expression is elevated in mouse rheumatoid arthritis (RA) models. C1qtnf6(-/-) mice are highly susceptible to induced arthritis due to enhanced complement(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate how touch screen response time affected user's psychological state and task performance. Ten male participants performed numeric entry task on the touch screen under six different conditions by crossing speed of touch screen response for pressing buttons and of switching pages. Results suggested that the touch(More)
BACKGROUND Incidence of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in young female basketball players is higher than that in male basketball players. Graft retears are more frequent with the increasing number of ACL reconstructions. The present study aimed to examine the incidence of retears in competitive female basketball players. METHODS Sixty-four(More)
The objective of this study was to examine the differences in mental workload to computer-based tasks between men and women. Twelve female and twelve male students participated in the study. They performed a modified mirror tracing task and a mental arithmetic task. Mental workload was measured by physiological variables, subjective measurement and(More)
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