Yukio Hiyama

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The physiological function of interleukin-6 within the central nervous system (CNS) is complex; interleukin-6 exerts neurotrophic and neuroprotective effects and yet can also function as a mediator of inflammation, demyelination, and astrogliosis depending on the cellular context. However, the roles of interleukin-6 in astrocytes are poorly understood. In(More)
Terahertz pulsed spectroscopy was used to qualitatively detect ciprofloxacin hydrochloride monohydrate (CPFX·HCl·H2O) in tablets, and terahertz pulsed imaging (TPI) was used to scrutinize not only the coating state but also the density distribution of tablets produced by several manufacturers. TPI was also used to evaluate distinguishability among these(More)
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