Yoko Akazawa

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Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) induces host inflammatory responses and tissue injury and has been implicated in the pathogenesis of various age-related diseases such as acute respiratory distress syndrome, vascular diseases, and periodontal disease. Antioxidants, particularly vitamin E, have been shown to suppress oxidative stress induced by LPS, but the previous(More)
BACKGROUND Free radicals and lipid peroxidation are thought to be related to the vasospasm generation after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Plasma platelet-activating factor-acetyl hydrolase (PAF-AH) degrades phospholipids with an oxidatively modified fatty acyl chain. OBJECTIVE To compare plasma PAF-AH activity and free forms of biomarker of lipid(More)
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