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  • Subcellular Localization and Responses of Antioxidant Systems of Three Rhododendron Cultivars under Salt Stress

    LIU Pan , GENG Xingmin , OZAKI Yukio , ZHAO Hui , ZHENG Fang

    … Effects of NaCl stress on reactive oxygen species (ROS) and the antioxidant systems in the mitochondria, cytosol and chloroplasts of the three Rhododendron cultivars were studied for elucidating the response mechanism of the antioxidant systems in Rhododendron to salinity stress at the subcellular level. …

    Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University 65(1), 45-55, 2020-02

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  • Intracellular signal pathway involved in the regulation of reactive sulfur species-producing enzyme expression by transforming growth factor-β<sub>1</sub> in cultured vascular endothelial cells  [in Japanese]

    TAKAHASHI Musubu , FUJIE Tomoya , TAKAHASHI Akane , YAMAMOTO Chika , KAJI Toshiyuki

    non-Smad経路としてMAPK経路およびAkt経路を検討したが,TGF-β<sub>1</sub>によるCSEおよびCBSの発現上昇への関与は認められなかった。 …

    Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Toxicology 47.1(0), P-74S, 2020


  • Physicochemical and in vitro profiling of compounds with hepatotoxicity observed in clinical studies  [in Japanese]

    ANDO Masamitsu , HASHINO Yumi , GOTO Takahiro , MIYAKE Manami , ARUGA Chinami , TANIGUCHI Tomomi

    … Thus, it is considered important for pharmaceutical companies to predict hepatotoxicity early in non-clinical studies. …

    Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Toxicology 47.1(0), P-142, 2020


  • A Ruby-Based Hardware/Software Co-Design Environment with Functional Reactive Programming: Mulvery

    TERUYA Daichi , NAKAJO Hironori

    … <p>Computation methods using custom circuits are frequently employed to improve the throughput and power efficiency of computing systems. … This paper proposes a hardware and software co-design environment, named <i>Mulvery</i>, which is designed for non-professional hardware designer We focus on the similarities between functional reactive programming (FRP) and dataflow in computation. …

    IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems E103.D(9), 1929-1938, 2020


  • Evaluation of Acceptability of Adaptive Proactive Braking Intervention System Based on Risk Map for Elderly Drivers

    Ito Takuma , Soya Masatsugu , Tohriyama Kyoichi , Saito Yuichi , Shimizu Tsukasa , Yamasaki Akito , Nagai Masao , Inoue Hideo , Kamata Minoru

    … This study aims to confirm the usefulness of adaptation of proactive braking intervention systems to the risk level of the driving environment for improving the reactive factors of acceptability. … First, we develop prototypes of adaptive proactive braking intervention systems around non-signalized intersections on community roads. …

    International Journal of Automotive Engineering 11(2), 40-48, 2020


  • Geometrical Structures and Molecular Adsorption Reactions of Alkali-halide Cluster Ions Investigated by Ion Mobility-mass Spectrometry

    OHSHIMO Keijiro , TAKAHASHI Tohru , NAKANO Motoyoshi , MISAIZU Fuminori

    … In addition, non-rock-salt “cage” … Also the stable geometric structures of above four cluster systems were examined systematically in order to obtain the dependence of composite ion sizes on the stable structures. … ions also showed that the water molecule is highly reactive at specific cluster size, e.g., <i>n</i>=13 and 22. …

    Bulletin of the Society of Sea Water Science, Japan 73(2), 59-64, 2019


  • A Molecular Dynamics Study on Alumina/Carbon Nanotube Composite: How Does Annealing Affect Mechanical Properties?

    SU Yixin , ZHANG Jing , CHEN Qian , WANG Yang , MIYAZAKI Narumasa , OOTANI Yusuke , OZAWA Nobuki , KUBO Momoji

    … For further improving the performance of alumina/CNT composite, this study aims to understand the reinforcing mechanism by annealing from the atomic scale with reactive molecular dynamics simulations. … We conduct tensile simulations on pure alumina, non-annealed and annealed alumina/CNT composites, and then analyze the mechanical properties of the three models. …

    Journal of Computer Chemistry, Japan 18(5), 259-262, 2019


  • Development of Novel Functional Molecules Targeting DNA and RNA

    Sasaki Shigeki

    … <p>Nucleic acid therapeutics such as antisense and small interfering RNA (siRNA) have attracted increasing attention as innovative medicines that interfere with and/or modify gene expression systems. … This review summarizes our achievements, including (1) the formation of non-natural triplex DNA for sequence-specific inhibition of transcription; … and (3) reactive oligonucleotides with a cross-linking agent or a functionality-transfer nucleoside for RNA pinpoint modification.</p> …

    Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin 67(6), 505-518, 2019

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  • Simplified Estimation Method for PV Power Generation Considering Change in Power Factor of PV Systems in High Voltage Distribution Network  [in Japanese]

    Takagi Masaaki , Tagashira Naoto , Sekizawa Manabu

    … <p>The installed capacity of photovoltaic generation (PV) systems has been increasing rapidly due to the enforcement of the feed-in tariff scheme in Japan. … However, reverse power flow from PV systems cause voltage rises in distribution networks. … On the other hand, compensating reactive power can also suppress voltage rises. …

    IEEJ Transactions on Power and Energy 138(7), 560-570, 2018


  • A New Synthetic Approach for Optically Active Polymers <i>via</i> Asymmetric Polymerization  [in Japanese]


    面不斉シクロペンタジエニル錯体を用いた不斉アリル位置換反応を不斉重合反応に応用することで,新しい不斉重合反応を設計し,さまざまな側鎖および主鎖骨格を有する光学活性高分子を合成した.重合反応はいずれも非常に高立体選択的に進行し,主鎖の不斉炭素を厳密に制御した光学活性高分子を得た.得られた高分子は構成単位に変換可能な末端二重結合を有しており,不斉重合反応と閉環メタセシス反応を組合せることで,主鎖に光学 …

    KOBUNSHI RONBUNSHU 74(5), 419-429, 2017


  • Mass Spectrometry Analysis of the Real-Time Transport of Plasma-Generated Ionic Species Through an Agarose Tissue Model Target

    Oh Jun-Seok , Szili Endre J. , Hong Sung-Ha , Gaur Nishtha , Ohta Takayuki , Hiramatsu Mineo , Hatta Akimitsu , Short Robert D. , Ito Masafumi

    … With ambient mass spectrometry, we followed the transport of neutral gas species and ionic species through a 3.2 mm thick agarose tissue model target during He non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma (NT-APP) jet treatment. … The trends in the He NT-APP jet transport of ionic species observed in this study correlate well with the He NT-APP jet transport of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species (RONS) through agarose tissue model targets that was investigated in previous studies. …

    Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology 30(3), 317-323, 2017


  • Sterile Inflammation and Degradation Systems in Heart Failure

    Nishida Kazuhiko , Otsu Kinya

    … Damaged mitochondria induce accumulation of reactive oxygen species and apoptogenic proteins, and subcellular inflammation. … Three major protein degradation systems have been identified, namely the cysteine protease system, autophagy, and the ubiquitin proteasome system. … Autophagy was initially believed to be a non-selective process. …

    Circulation Journal 81(5), 622-628, 2017

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  • A study for Sensitivity Improvement of 3-D Lab-on-a-CD based Immunosensor  [in Japanese]

    Kataoka Chiwa , Azeta Tsukasa , Sawadaishi Kazuyuki , Ukita Yoshiaki , Yamaguchi Akinobu , Utsumi Yuichi

    … <p>We have developed a 3D Lab-on-a-CD immunosensor based on a competitive/non-competitive assay for small endocrine disruptors and biomolecules. … The method is based on the introduction of a highly reactive amino group to a P(MMA/CEMA) copolymer surface having chlorine, and utilizing a biotin-streptavidin system. …

    IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems 137(3), 418-423, 2017


  • Interfacial Structure between Different Polymers and its Adhesion  [in Japanese]

    OUGIZAWA Toshiaki

    … Moreover, the adhesion strength was measured in non-reactive and reactive systems and the relation between interfacial structure and adhesion strength was discussed.</p> …

    Hyomen Kagaku 38(2), 55-60, 2017


  • Labelling of Endogenous Target Protein via N–S Acyl Transfer-Mediated Activation of N-Sulfanylethylanilide

    Denda Masaya , Morisaki Takuya , Kohiki Taiki , Yamamoto Jun , Sato Kohei , Sagawa Ikuko , Inokuma Tsubasa , Sato Youichi , Yamauchi Aiko , Shigenaga Akira , Otaka Akira

    … The ligand-dependent incorporation of a reporter molecule (e.g., fluorescence dye or biotin) onto a endogenous target protein has emerged as an important strategy for elucidating protein function using various affinity-based labelling reagents consisting of reporter, ligand and reactive units. … Conventional labelling reagents generally use a weakly activated reactive unit, which can result in the non-specific labelling of proteins in a ligand-independent manner. …

    Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 14(26), 6244-6251, 2016-05-31


  • Basic Study on Raman Spectral Property of ASR Reactive Aggregate and Products  [in Japanese]

    HAMURA Yohei , TAKAYA Satoshi , UEDA Naoshi , HIROI Yukio , YAMAMOTO Takashi

    … At this point, for ASR suppression, use of non-reactive aggregate, use of low alkali cement or blended cement, or limit of alkali content is recommended, and it is well known that these countermeasures have ASR controlling effect to some extent. …

    Journal of the Society of Materials Science, Japan 65(11), 793-799, 2016


  • A cell-based assay using glutathione-depleted HepaRG cells for predicting drug-induced liver injury  [in Japanese]

    XU Jieyu , ODA Shingo , YOKOI Tsuyoshi

    systems generally have a low concordance with human hepatotoxicity. …

    Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Toxicology 43.1(0), P-86, 2016


  • Accelerated Aging of Concrete Dry Cask Storage Systems for Nuclear Waste

    Attar Arezou , Gencturk Bora , Hanifehzadeh Mohammad , Willam Kaspar

    … Dry cask storage systems (DCSS) are widely used worldwide for storage of spent nuclear fuel (SNF). … All three casks were observed for 2 years for aging-induced deterioration using various non-destructive approaches including visual inspection, half-cell potential, Schmidt hammer, and ultra-sonic pulse velocity (UPV) measurements. …

    Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology 14(6), 299-310, 2016


  • High tolerance of symbiotic larvae of Pocillopora damicornis to thermal stress

    Haryanti Dwi , Yasuda Naoko , Harii Saki , Hidaka Michio

    … Background: When coral planulae, which use a horizontal mode of symbiont transmission, are inoculated with Symbiodinium, they suffer greater oxidative stress under strong light or high-temperature stress than non-symbiotic counterparts. … Thus, dinoflagellate symbionts may become a source of reactive oxygen species (ROS) under stress. …

    Zoological Studies (54), 2015-07-24


  • Inflammation-based scoring is a useful prognostic predictor of pulmonary resection for elderly patients with clinical stage I non-small-cell lung cancer

    Miyazaki Takuro , Yamasaki Naoya , Tsuchiya Tomoshi , Matsumoto Keitaro , Kunizaki Masaki , Taniguchi Daisuke , Nagayasu Takeshi

    … Elderly people usually have various comorbidities, but there are few simple and objective tools that can be used to determine prognostic factors for elderly patients with clinical stage I non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). …

    European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 47(4), e140-e145, 2015-04


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