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Structural organization of the human oxytocin receptor gene.
We isolated and characterized the human oxytocin receptor gene. Southern blots indicated that the human genome has a single copy of the gene. Chromosomal localization by fluorescence in situExpand
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Case-control study of risk factors for hip fractures in the Japanese elderly by a Mediterranean Osteoporosis Study (MEDOS) questionnaire.
A case-control study of hip fracture among the Japanese elderly was carried out in order to assess the risk factors for fractures. On the data obtained from 249 cases and 498 controls matched withExpand
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Neocortical Origin and Tangential Migration of Guidepost Neurons in the Lateral Olfactory Tract
The early-generated neurons designated as lot cells specifically mark the future site of the lateral olfactory tract (LOT) and guide LOT axons. We investigated the mechanism of how lot cells developExpand
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Molecular Characterization of Low‐Molecular‐Weight Component Protein, Flp, in Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans Fimbriae
Fimbriae preparation from Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans was found to contain an abundant low‐molecular‐weight protein (termed Flp) with an apparent molecular mass of approximately 6.5 kDa, inExpand
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Coronary flow reserve in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy.
Coronary flow reserve was studied in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy. A 3F coronary Doppler catheter was placed in the proximal left anterior descending artery in each of 10 patients withExpand
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Effects of the novel antipsychotic agent 7-(4-[4-(2,3-dichlorophenyl)-1-piperazinyl]butyloxy)-3,4-dihydro -2(1H)-quinolinone (OPC-14597) on prolactin release from the rat anterior pituitary gland.
The effects of a novel antipsychotic agent, 7-(4-[4-(2,3-dichlorophenyl)-1-piperazinyl]butyloxy)-3,4-dihydro-2 (1H)-quinolinone (OPC-14597, generic name aripiprazole), on prolactin (PRL) release fromExpand
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Biodistribution studies on L-3-[fluorine-18]fluoro-alpha-methyl tyrosine: a potential tumor-detecting agent.
UNLABELLED Iodine-123-alpha-methyl tyrosine has proven to be a promising SPECT agent for imaging amino acid uptake in tumors. We developed L-[3-(18)F]-alpha-methyl tyrosine (FMT) for PET studies. TheExpand
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Effect of citalopram, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, on the acquisition of conditioned freezing.
The present study examined the effects of the selective serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT) reuptake inhibitor citalopram on the acquisition of conditioned freezing, an index of anxiety. AcuteExpand
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Clinical significance of antibody against oxidized low density lipoprotein in patients with atherosclerotic coronary artery disease.
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to establish the clinical significance of antibodies against oxidized low density lipoprotein (anti-Ox-LDL) titer in atherosclerotic coronary artery disease (CAD).Expand
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Matrix metalloproteinase-1 expression is a prognostic factor for patients with advanced gastric cancer.
Proteolytic activity of cancer cells is an important factor in metastasis. This study examined the relationship between MMP-1 expression of gastric cancer cells and peritoneal metastasis. MMP-1Expand
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