Tatsuhito Ito

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There is increasing evidence that the gut microbiota plays a major role in host health and disease. In this study, we examined whether perturbation of the maternal gut microbiota during pregnancy, induced by administration of non-absorbable antibiotics to pregnant dams, influences the behavior of offspring. Terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism(More)
BACKGROUND Ultrastructural studies of growth hormone-producing cells (GH cells) in the anterior pituitary gland have been reported using several experimental animals. However, no attempt has yet been made to identify the ultrastructural heterogeneity of the GH cells within the human anterior pituitary gland. To this end, we employed immunogold electron(More)
  • T Ito
  • 1996
(BACKGROUND). Urinary calculus consists of inorganic substances as a major component and organic substances as a minor component. In this study, the organic substances playing an important role in the formation of calculus, such as osteopontin, calprotectin, macrophage and cytokines, are investigated for their significance in the calculus formation(More)
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