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Differences between solid and duct‐ectatic types of pancreatic ductal carcinomas
Macroscopically, 45 pancreatic ductal carcinomas were classified into two types: solid type (36 tumors) and duct‐ectatic type (9 tumors). To disclose the biologic differences between these two types,Expand
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Diagnosis of mucin-producing tumor of the pancreas by balloon-catheter endoscopic retrograde pancreatography--compression study.
The procedure of choice for the treatment of mucin-producing pancreatic tumor (MPPT) remains controversial, since it includes not only malignant but also benign lesions. The purpose of the presentExpand
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Hepatocyte growth factor is essential for amelioration of hyperglycemia in streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice receiving a marginal mass of intrahepatic islet grafts.
BACKGROUND It is crucial for clinical islet transplantation to find a procedure to improve the success rate of insulin independence after islet transplantation. In the present study, we determinedExpand
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Aspergillus species strain m39 produces two naphtho‐γ‐pyrones that reverse drug resistance in human KB cells
One thousand fungi and Actinomycetes were investigated to see whether they produced compounds that reverse multidrug resistance in KB cells. Only one Aspergillus strain M39 produced agents withExpand
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Dietary restriction impairs neutrophil exudation by reducing CD11b/CD18 expression and chemokine production.
HYPOTHESIS Patients with malnutrition are susceptible to infection. Polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs) are the major effector of the nonspecific immune response in host resistance to infection.Expand
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Pancreatic Endocrine Dysfunction in Rats Not Expressing the Cholecystokinin‐A Receptor
Cholecystokinin (CCK) has been suggested to modulate insulin output. We have shown that Otsuka Long-Evans Tokushima Fatty (OLETF) rats show little or no expression of the CCK-A receptor gene in theExpand
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Myopathy and Encephalopathy in Chick Embryos Experimentally Infected with Akabane Virusg
Chick embryos infected with Akabane virus by the yolk sac route at 6 days of incubation developed polymyositis and encephalitis. At 3 to 7 days after inoculation, skeletal muscles had myotubuleExpand
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Cisplatin Combination Chemotherapy in Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Skin
Seven patients with skin cancers, six with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and one with adenoid cystic carcinoma, were treated with cisplatin in combination with vindesine or adriamycin. PartialExpand
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Tumor growth suppression by a mouse/human chimeric anti-CEA antibody and lymphokine-activated killer cells in vitro and in SCID mouse xenograft model.
The mouse/human chimeric antibody Ch F11-39, recently generated by ourselves, shows the same high specificity and affinity for carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) as those of its parental mouse monoclonalExpand
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Sepsis and cholestasis: basic findings in the sinusoid and bile canaliculus.
It is well known that the liver plays a major role in the clearance of systemic toxemia and is postulated as a regulational organ in the host-defense system. The well-controlled interaction betweenExpand
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