Tomomi Hirano

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Based on MRS medium, two types of food grade (FG) culture media (FG medium I and FG medium II) for the preparation of a concentrated starter culture of Lactobacillus plantarum NRIC 0380 to manufacture a new type of instant Chinese noodle, the fermented instant Chinese noodle, were developed using FG materials. FG medium I, which is for normal static(More)
Hemostatic parameters were examined in 39 patients who underwent allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT). Twenty-six patients survived and 13 patients died within 6 months after BMT. The main causes of death were acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD: n=6), veno-occlusive disease (VOD: n=2), and thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA: n=2). Plasma levels of(More)
BACKGROUND The optimal role of postoperative radiotherapy for patients with prostate cancer remains undefined. MATERIALS AND METHODS The medical records of 70 patients (median age: 66 years), who had received radical radiotherapy (RT) between the years 1996 and 2004 after radical prostatectomy (RP), were analyzed. Fifteen patients had received immediate(More)
A commercial adzuki bean extract (AE) was evaluated for antioxidant effectiveness in cured and uncured cooked pork sausages. TBARS values, instrumental color evaluation and sensory panel scores were assessed. For uncured sausages, AE at 0.2% was equally effective as 0.1% butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) in reducing TBARS values. Similarly, AE at 0.2%(More)
  • T Hirano
  • 1997
Constitutional delay of growth and puberty (CDGP), featuring short stature, delayed puberty and delayed bone age, is the most common condition in pediatric endocrine clinic and becomes an important differential diagnosis in boys with short stature. The conventional management is to assure eventual development of puberty and normal final stature. Treatment(More)
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