Tsuyoshi Wakita

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Although a recent study suggested the involvement of RANKL and osteoprotegerin (OPG) in the pathogenesis of bone-destructive disease, no study has focused on the RANKL:OPG ratio in the synovial fluid of patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. This communication reports on the concentrations of RANKL and OPG in synovial fluid from TMJ patients(More)
The levels of total and 2-mercaptoethanol (2-ME)-resistant antibodies in male Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus) to sheep red blood cells (SRBC) were higher than those in male C57BL/6 mice after the first and second immunizations. On the other hand, the total antibody level to Brucella abortus (BA) in gerbils was comparable to that in mice, whereas(More)
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