Shingo Kawashima

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BACKGROUND Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) is an adult-onset autosomal dominant muscle disease with a worldwide distribution. Recent findings reveal the genetic basis of this disease to be mutations in the polyA binding-protein 2 (PABP2) gene that involve short expansions of the GCG trinucleotide repeat encoding a polyalanine tract. The underlying(More)
a r t i c l e i n f o The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, which is owned by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), on the stock prices of the other electric power utilities in Japan. Because the other utilities were not directly damaged by the Fukushima nuclear accident, their(More)
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