Yoshiko Honma

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Novel antibiotics named kigamicin A, B, C, D, and E were discovered from the culture broth of Amycolatopsis sp. ML630-mF1 by their selective killing activity against PANC-1 cells only under a nutrient starved condition. Under a condition of nutrient starvation, kigamicins A, B, C, and D inhibited PANC-1 cell survival at 100 times lower concentration than in(More)
Our ability to learn about the reputations of others-that is, who is likely to cooperate versus cheat-contributes greatly to cooperativeness in society. There has been recent debate whether humans employ memory bias favoring cheaters (i.e., there is an evolved module for the detection of cheaters) or whether no such bias exists (i.e., reputation learning is(More)
The purpose of this study was to clarify the contents of meta-cognitive beliefs about thought suppression and to investigate the relationship between these beliefs and the paradoxical effects of thought suppression. In Study 1, we developed a scale measuring the endorsement of meta-cognitive beliefs about thought suppression. This measure, the(More)
In the current study, we examine the effect of physical coldness on personal moral dilemma judgment. Previous studies have indicated that utilitarian moral judgment-sacrificing a few people to achieve the greater good for others-was facilitated when: (1) participants suppressed an initial emotional response and deliberately thought about the utility of(More)
Cyclooctatin has been isolated from Streptomyces melanosporofaciens MI614-43F2 as part of a program designed to find microorganism-produced inhibitors of lysophospholipase. It was purified by chromatography on silica gel, Capcell Pak C18 (HPLC) and Sephadex LH-20 followed by solvent extraction and then isolated as a colorless powder. Cyclooctatin has the(More)
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