Rikako Kawagishi

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The RhoA/Rho-kinase cascade is involved in various cellular functions, including migration, proliferation, and smooth muscle contraction. We examined the potential role of this pathway in oxytocin-induced uterine contraction. The specific Rho-kinase inhibitor Y-27632 inhibited oxytocin-induced rat uterine contraction on d 21 of pregnancy in a(More)
Ovarian cancer is characterized by diffuse peritoneal carcinomatosis and often by large volumes of ascites. We previously reported that alendronate, a nitrogen-containing bisphosphonate, inhibited ovarian cancer cell migration by attenuating the activation of Rho through inhibiting the mevalonate pathway. However, questions remain about the ability of(More)
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