Shoich Sasaki

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The present study was performed 1) to demonstrate the direct effects of triamcinolone acetonide (TA) at various concentrations on mouse fetal palatal mesenchyme (MFPM) cells with special reference to proliferating activity and collagen and glycosaminoglycan syntheses, and 2) to determine whether the effects of TA were glucocorticoid (GC) receptor-mediated.(More)
The canine renal distal tubular cell line Madin-Darby canine kidney (MDCK) forms calcium phosphate microliths during a long-term culture in vitro. We identified osteopontin (OPN) and calprotectin (CPT) from a urinary stone matrix. We recently also detected the expression of OPN and CPT in MDCK cells. The relationship between the mechanism of the stone(More)
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