Yasuko Aoki

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To investigate the effects of Benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) on in vitro cytokine production, we isolated cervical lymph node cells from ovalbumin (OA)-primed mice and the lymph node cells were cultured with various concentrations of B[a]P or PCB in the presence of antigen presenting cells (APC) and OA. B[a]P significantly(More)
Clinical reports indicate that the fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics can induce cutaneous photosensitivity reactions. In the present study, phototoxicity and photoallergenicity of quinolones including nalidixic acid (NA) norfloxacin (NFLX), ofloxacin (OFLX), enoxacin (ENX), ciprofloxacin (CPFX), lomefloxacin (LFLX), and tosufloxacin (TFLX) were(More)
We report an autopsy case of dementia associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in a 73-year-old female. She developed memory impairment at the age of 68 years. Atrophy of her hand muscles was noted at the age of 71 years. She was not aware of her memory impairment or muscle weakness, and was loquacious and euphoric. She was clinically diagnosed(More)
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