Takeru Kusumoto

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Helicobactor pylori mostly colonizes the gastric mucus that contains salivary antibodies. We studied the role of saliva in the induction and maintenance of gastric immunity conferred by oral vaccination against H. pylori. METHODS C57BL/6 mice underwent a sialoadenectomy before and after intragastric immunization using whole-cell(More)
Geranylgeranoic acid (GGA) and 2,3-dihydrogeranylgeranoic acid (2,3-diGGA) are geranylgeraniol-derived metabolites (Kodaira et al. (2002) J Biochem 132: 327-334). In the present study, we examined the effects of these acids on HL-60 cells. The cells were differentiated into neutrophils by GGA stimulation like retinoic acid stimulation. In the case of cells(More)
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