Yoshitaka Kihira

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The Kv2 voltage-gated potassium channels, Kv2.1 and Kv2.2, are important regulators of neuronal excitability in mammalian brain. It has been shown that Kv2.1 channels are expressed in virtually all(More)
Iron is an essential trace metal for most organisms. However, excess iron causes oxidative stress through production of highly toxic hydroxyl radicals via the Fenton/Haber-Weiss reaction. Iron(More)
Hypoxia-inducible factor-1α (HIF-1α), which is a transcription factor that enhances glycolysis in cells in response to hypoxia, is induced in hypertrophied adipocytes in obesity. Recent studies have(More)