Osamu Miyazaki

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Paternal uniparental disomy 14 (UPD(14)pat) and epimutations and microdeletions affecting the maternally derived 14q32.2 imprinted region lead to a unique constellation of clinical features such as facial abnormalities, small bell-shaped thorax with a coat-hanger appearance of the ribs, abdominal wall defects, placentomegaly, and polyhydramnios. In this(More)
To improve the efficiency of hepatic intra-arterial (h.i.a.) chemotherapy, we selected pirarubicin (THP) because it shows good properties for h.i.a. chemotherapy, such as fast and efficient cellular uptake, and used it for h.i.a. chemotherapy in rabbits with V x 2 tumour implanted in the liver. The anti-tumour effect of THP upon h.i.a. administration was(More)
Pre-beta1-HDL, a putative discoid-shaped high density lipoprotein (HDL) of approximately 67-kDa mass that migrates with pre-beta mobility in agarose gel electrophoresis, contains apolipoprotein A-I (apoA-I), phospholipids, and unesterified cholesterol. It participates in the retrieval of cholesterol from peripheral tissues. In this study we established a(More)
BACKGROUND Most illnesses caused by pandemic influenza A (H1N1) pdm09 virus (A/H1N1) infection are acute and self-limiting among children. However, in some children, disease progression is rapid and may require hospitalization and transfer to a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). We investigated factors associated with rapid disease progression among(More)
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