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CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF EGG‐MASS MUCIN COMPLEXES OF THE OMMASTREPHID SQUID TODARODES PACIFICUS
This paper describes the properties of egg-mass glycoproteins from the Japanese common squid Todarodes pacificus (Steenstrup, 1880) and provides chemical evidence for the role of a nidamentalExpand
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Low-frequency Exercise and Vitamin D Supplementation Reduce Falls Among Institutionalized Frail Elderly ☆
Summary Background Falls are a serious problem among frail elderly and their prevention is an important health concern. We compared the frequency of falls among institutionalized frail elderlyExpand
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Range of motion of the temporomandibular joint in rheumatoid arthritis: relationship to the severity of disease.
The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency and nature of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) involvement in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with symptoms in this joint, and to investigateExpand
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Kinetic Relationships between the Hip and Ankle Joints during Gait in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Pilot Study
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to evaluate kinetic relationships between the ankle and hip joints during gait, in the late stance, in children with spastic cerebral palsy (CP). [Subjects]Expand
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[A cross-sectional study on the relationship between the Trail Making Test and mobility-related functions in community-dwelling elderly].
AIM The Trail Making Test (TMT) has been studied in western countries as an indicator of executive function, but there are few data on the TMT in Japan. This study was conducted to assess theExpand
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Dual-tasking over an extended walking distance is associated with falls among community-dwelling older adults
Aim Dual-task methods, in which walking is the primary task, are not sufficient for accurately screening for the risk of falls among healthy older adults. Therefore, the goal of this research was toExpand
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Scanning RNA-Seq and RAD-Seq approach to develop SNP markers closely linked to MALE STERILITY 1 (MS1) in Cryptomeria japonica D. Don
Cryptomeria japonica is a major forestry tree species in Japan. Male sterility of the species is caused by a recessive gene, which shows dysfunction of pollen development and results in no dispersedExpand
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Movement Velocity is a Sensitive Risk Factor of Falls in High‐Functioning Older Adults
To the Editor: Falls are a major public health problem for older adults and society. There are many risk factors for falls in older adults, such as age, gait, balance, muscle strength, and visualExpand
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Tailored feedback reduced prolonged sitting time and improved the health of housewives: a single-blind randomized controlled pilot study
ABSTRACT Reducing sitting time, independent of physical activity, is important for health. However, few reports have been published regarding physical activity of housewives compared to that ofExpand
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Age changes in the rat temporomandibular joint articular disc: a biochemical study on glycosaminoglycan content.
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) articular discs were removed from female Sprague-Dawley rats 3, 5, 10, 32, 90 and 130 weeks of age. Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) were extracted from the discs by heatExpand
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