Yasuo Kimura

Tatsuo Hosoya1
Shuji Honda1
Akihiko Hamaguchi1
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The nematode Caenorhabditis elegans yields a substance(s) inducing the larval diapause, called dauer-inducing pheromone. We discovered that the crude pheromone extract extends the adult lifespan in the animal. This extension does not occur in the mutant animal, in which expansion of the lifespan caused by other mutations reducing insulin signaling is(More)
BACKGROUND Hypertension is a leading cause of cardiovascular (CV) disease in the general population. Although hypertension is very common in maintenance hemodialysis (HD) patients, adequate blood pressure (BP) values and measurement timing have not been defined. METHODS A total of 49 hypertensive HD patients were recruited. Average age was 63 ± 11 years,(More)
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