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  • Yuki I. Kawamura, Rei Kawashima, +8 authors Taeko Dohi
  • Biology, Medicine
  • European journal of immunology
  • 2003 (First Publication: 1 November 2003)
  • Cholera toxin (CT) is a potent adjuvant; however, the mechanism for its ability to enhance mucosal immunity has not been fully elucidated. We report here that CT exerts its adjuvant properties byContinue Reading
  • Shigeki Kato, Yuko Shirai, Hiroyuki Kanzaki, Maya Sakamoto, Shiro Mori, Tetsuya Kodama
  • Medicine
  • Ultrasound in medicine & biology
  • 2015 (First Publication: 1 May 2015)
  • Lymph node (LN) dissection is the primary option for head and neck cancer when imaging modalities and biopsy confirm metastasis to the sentinel LN. However, there are no effective alternativeContinue Reading
  • Yuko Shirai, Masahito Hashimoto, +8 authors Taeko Dohi
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Immunology
  • 2004
  • Despite the huge number of colonized Gram-negative bacteria in the colon, the normal colon maintains its homeostasis without any excessive immune response. To investigate the potential mechanismsContinue Reading
  • Eisuke Kaji, Takashi Nishino, Koji Ishige, Yohei Ohya, Yuko Shirai
  • Chemistry
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 March 2010)
  • Facile, one-pot synthesis was developed for several β(1→2)-, β(1→3)- or β(1→4)-linked disaccharides from fully unprotected methyl hexopyranosides according to the molecular recognition by arylboronicContinue Reading
  • Yuko Shirai, Yoshio Wakatsuki, +5 authors Tsunekazu Kita
  • Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • 2000 (First Publication: 1 April 2000)
  • BACKGROUND & AIMS Helicobactor pylori mostly colonizes the gastric mucus that contains salivary antibodies. We studied the role of saliva in the induction and maintenance of gastric immunityContinue Reading
  • Shigeki Kato, Yuko Shirai, Maya Sakamoto, Shiro Mori, Tetsuya Kodama
  • Medicine
  • Scientific Reports
  • 2019 (First Publication: 13 September 2019)
  • Lymph node (LN) metastasis through the lymphatic network is a major route for cancer dissemination. Tumor cells reach the marginal sinuses of LNs via afferent lymphatic vessels (LVs) and formContinue Reading