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Tributyltin causes masculinization in fish.
We examined the effect of tributyltin (TBT) on the sex differentiation process in genetically female Japanese flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus). The fish were fed an artificial diet containingExpand
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Obesity, weight change and risks for hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia in Japanese men
Objective: To examine the effects of the degree of body mass index and weight gain as the risks for hypertension, hypercholesterolemia and diabetes in Japanese men, and to compare that to theExpand
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Therapeutic effect of suicide gene-transferred mesenchymal stem cells in a rat model of glioma
We evaluated a new therapeutic strategy for malignant glioma, which combines intratumoral inoculation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) expressing cytosine deaminase gene with 5-fluorocytosine (5-FC)Expand
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Trace elements and stable isotopes (delta13C and delta15N) in shallow and deep-water organisms from the East China Sea.
Trace elements (22) and stable isotope ratios (delta15N and delta13C) were analyzed in marine organisms from shallow (SW) and deep-water (DW) of the East China Sea to understand biomagnification andExpand
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Tributyltin causes abnormal development in embryos of medaka, Oryzias latipes.
We examined the effects of tributyltin (TBT) on embryonic development, hatching success and sexual differentiation in Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes). Embryos (within 8h after fertilization) wereExpand
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Exposure, Metabolism and Health effects of Arsenic in Residents of Arsenic-Contaminated Groundwater Areas of Vietnam and Cambodia: A Review
In this review, we summarize the current knowledge on exposure, metabolism, and health effects of arsenic (As) in residents from As-contaminated groundwater areas of Vietnam and Cambodia based on ourExpand
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Tributyltin contamination of bivalves in coastal areas around northern Kyushu, Japan
We determined tributyltin (TBT) concentrations in bivalve samples of blue mussel (Myitlus edulis), Manila clam (Ruditapes philippinarum) and pen shell (Atrina pectinata) collected from coastal areasExpand
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Effects of tributyltin maternal and/or waterborne exposure on the embryonic development of the Manila clam, Ruditapes philippinarum.
We examined the effect of tributyltin (TBT) on embryonic development of the Manila clam, Ruditapes philippinarum. In a maternal exposure test, 100 clams were exposed to TBT at measured concentrationsExpand
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Relation of lifestyle factors to metacarpal bone mineral density was different depending on menstrual condition and years since menopause in Japanese women
Objective: To examine whether the relation between lifestyle and metacarpal bone mineral density (BMD) varied with life-stages.Design: Cross-sectional study.Setting: Taking questionnaires related toExpand
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