Tomoko Harada

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The effect of phospholipids on cholesteryl ester hydrolysis by neutral cholesterol esterase in alveolar macro-phages was studied. Among the phospholipids used as emul-sifiers, those with a negative charge, such as phosphatidylser-ine, phosphatidic acid, phosphatidylinositol, and cardiolipin, gave a higher level of hydrolysis by neutral cholesterol esterase(More)
Frontotemporal lobar degeneration-tau, Pick's disease subtype (PiD) is one of the major types of frontotemporal dementia, but its pathogenesis and disease mechanisms remain unclear. Here, we report a case of very early PiD. The patient was a 63-year-old healthy woman without dementia or any apparent psychosis. She was admitted to the hospital with multiple(More)
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