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Relationship among VEGF, VEGF receptor, AGEs, and macrophages in proliferative diabetic retinopathy.
PURPOSE We studied the roles of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), its receptor (flt-1), advanced glycation end products (AGEs), and macrophages in the development of proliferative diabeticExpand
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Changes in autonomic activity and baroreflex sensitivity with the hypertension process and age in rats
1. Autonomic activity and baroreflex sensitivity (BRS) were compared in age‐matched conscious groups of Wistar Kyoto (WKY) rats, spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) and stroke‐prone spontaneouslyExpand
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Migration of keratinocytes is impaired on glycated collagen I
Advanced glycation end products are the chemical modification of proteins induced by sugars in a hyperglycemic condition. Extracellular matrix proteins are prominent targets of nonenzymatic glycationExpand
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Effects of mosapride citrate, a 5-HT4 receptor agonist, on colonic motility in conscious guinea pigs.
It is known that 5-HT(4) receptors in the colon of guinea pigs show a distribution similar to that in humans. Thus, we examined the effects of mosapride citrate (mosapride) and cisapride, twoExpand
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Malignant mesenchymal tumors of the ovary in three cases: Histology, immunohistochemistry, and ultrastructural observations
Primary ovarian sarcoma is a rare neoplasm. The diagnosis sometimes becomes difficult by light microscopic examination alone because of the rarity and heterogeneity of these tumors.Expand
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Impairment of Instantaneous Autonomic Regulation Relates to Blood Pressure Fall Immediately after Standing in the Elderly and Hypertensives
The relation between changes in blood pressure and changes in autonomic activity over a very short period of time has not been reported thus far. To examine this relation, we here introduced a newExpand
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Japan : Early Modern(Historical-Studies in Japan, 1998)