Shigeru Matsumoto

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BACKGROUND Basic fibroblast growth factors (bFGFs) play a crucial role in wound healing by promoting fibroblast proliferation and neovascularization. However, drawback of bFGF is short half-life in free form. Gelatin has a capability of sustaining growth factors, which are gradually released while degradation. The purpose of this study is to see whether(More)
The promotion of energy-efficient appliances is necessary to reduce the energetic and environmental burden of the household sector. However, many studies have reported that a typical consumer underestimates the benefits of energy-saving investment on the purchase of household electric appliances. To analyze this energy-efficiency gap problem, many scholars(More)
We propose some models to simulate human choice behavior to select facilities. In order to consider models for human behavior, we develop a web-based experimental system to collect the data of human choice behavior in facility selection. Using the developed system, human subjects act their facility selection according to the information such as the(More)
People use various information sources to resolve service quality uncertainty. This paper focuses on word-of-mouth communication among mothers. We conduct a survey of mothers with children in kindergarten to determine whether they use information from their friends on the choice of kindergartens and children's clinics. We identify the factors that influence(More)