Yasuhito Higashiyama

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Recent reports indicate that the incidence of nontuberculous mycobacterial-lung disease (NTM-LD) is increasing. This study aimed to investigate the epidemiology and clinical features of NTM-LD patients in Nagasaki prefecture, Japan to identify the negative prognostic factors for NTM-LD in Japan. METHODS The medical records of(More)
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By analysing a genomic DNA clone derived from the human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1)-infected cell line, TL-Su, we found that an integrated HTLV-1 provirus interrupted the poly(A) signal-containing exon of a novel gene, RY-1. Nucleotide sequence analysis of a cDNA derived from Jurkat cells revealed that the normal RY-1 mRNA could encode a novel(More)
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