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Development of a PCR assay for detection of Enterobacteriaceae in foods.
A broad-range PCR assay for the detection of bacteria belonging to the Enterobacteriaceae family was developed in this study. Primers targeting the bacterial 16S rRNA gene were newly designed andExpand
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PCR detection of Bacillus and Staphylococcus in various foods.
A broad-range PCR assay for the detection of bacteria belonging to Bacillus and Staphylococcus genera was developed. Primers targeting the bacterial 16S rRNA gene were newly designed and used in aExpand
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The Effects of Boron Neutron Capture Therapy on Liver Tumors and Normal Hepatocytes in Mice
To explore the feasibility of employing boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) to treat liver tumors, the effects of BNCT were investigated by using liver tumor models and normal hepatocytes in mice.Expand
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Effects of interferon-α on cloned opioid receptors expressed in Xenopus oocytes
Abstract Interferon-α (IFNα) affects the opioid system. However, the direct action of IFNα on cloned opioid receptors remains unknown. Taking advantage of the functional coupling of cloned opioidExpand
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Odd−Even Effects in Azobenzene−Urea Amphiphile Assemblies
Azobenzene (Az) derivatives with a urea headgroup, n-{4-[(4-hexylphenyl)azo]phenoxy}alkylurea (6Azn-urea, n = 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7), were synthesized. The characteristics of mono- and multilayers of aExpand
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Responses of Total and Quiescent Cell Populations in Solid Tumors to Boron and Gadolinium Neutron Capture Reaction Using Neutrons with Two Different Energy Spectra
In neutron capture therapy, whose effectiveness depends on the tumor distribution of neutron capture compound and the neutron energy distribution, controlling quiescent tumor cells with clonogenicExpand
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Molecular identification and expression of FOXL2 and DMRT1 genes from willow minnow Gnathopogon caerulescens.
Willow minnow, Gnathopogon caerulescens, is a commercially important freshwater fish species in Japan. In particular, female fish with eggs are more expensive than male fish. Many methods have beenExpand
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A stereoselective formation of (Z)-2-methyl-2-alkenol by the Wittig reaction: its application to a synthesis of nerylacetone and (Z,Z)-farnesylacetone.
The Wittig reaction of benzyloxyacetone or tetrahydropyranyloxyacetone with 4-pentynylidenetriphenylphosphorane in salt-free conditions followed by removal of the protecting group affordedExpand
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Effect of alkyl substituents structures and added ions on the phase transition of polymers and gels prepared from methyl 2‐alkylamidoacrylates
The effects of structure alteration of alkyl groups and addition of ions to solutions of new thermosensitive polymer series of poly(methyl 2-alkylamidoacrylate)s were investigated. PotentialExpand
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Problems with Methods used to Screen Estrogenic Chemicals by Yeast Two-Hybrid Assays
We developed a yeast two-hybrid assay using a human-type estrogen receptor (hERα) to screen test chemicals reporting weak estrogenic activity at high concentrations. As a result of exposure toExpand
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