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  • Zinc transporter 1 (ZNT1) expression on the cell surface is elaborately controlled by cellular zinc levels

    Nishito Yukina , Kambe Taiho

    … Zinc transporter 1 (ZNT1) is the only zinc transporter predominantly located on the plasma membrane, where it plays a pivotal role exporting cytosolic zinc to the extracellular space. … However, its biochemical features remain poorly understood. … We observed that under zinc-sufficient conditions, ZNT1 accumulates on the plasma membrane, consistent with its zinc efflux function. …

    The Journal of biological chemistry 294(43), 15686-15697, 2019-10-25

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  • Role of Toll-Like Receptor 9 in Atherogenesis

    Fukuda Daiju , Nishimoto Sachiko , Aini Kunduziayi , Tanaka Atsushi , Nishiguchi Tsuyoshi , Kim-Kaneyama Joo-ri , Lei Xiao-Feng , Masuda Kiyoshi , Naruto Takuya , Tanaka Kimie , Higashikuni Yasutomi , Hirata Yoichiro , Yagi Shusuke , Kusunose Kenya , Yamada Hirotsugu , Soeki Takeshi , Imoto Issei , Akasaka Takashi , Shimabukuro Michio , Sata Masataka

    … Angiotensin II increased the plasma level of double-stranded DNA, an endogenous ligand of TLR9, in these mice. … Furthermore, in humans, circulating double-stranded DNA in the coronary artery positively correlated with inflammatory features of coronary plaques determined by optical coherence tomography in patients with acute myocardial infarction (P<0.05).ConclusionsTLR9 plays a pivotal role in the development of vascular inflammation and atherogenesis through proinflammatory activation of macrophages. …

    Journal of the American Heart Association 8(7), e010860, 2019-03-23

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  • Microplasma thruster powered by X-band microwaves

    Takahashi Takeshi , Mori Daisuke , Kawanabe Tetsuo , Takao Yoshinori , Eriguchi Koji , Ono Kouichi

    … The emphasis was placed on an understanding of distinguished features of the microplasma generation and thrust performance by X-band microwaves, compared with those by S-band (f = 4 GHz) ones. … The plasma generation, nozzle flow, and thrust performance were numerically analyzed using a two-dimensional fluid model, coupled with an electromagnetic model for microwaves interacting with plasmas in the source region. …

    Journal of Applied Physics 125(8), 2019-02-28

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  • Microplasma thruster powered by X-band microwaves

    Takahashi Takeshi , Mori Daisuke , Kawanabe Tetsuo , Takao Yoshinori , Eriguchi Koji , Ono Kouichi

    … The emphasis was placed on an understanding of distinguished features of the microplasma generation and thrust performance by X-band microwaves, compared with those by S-band (f = 4 GHz) ones. … The plasma generation, nozzle flow, and thrust performance were numerically analyzed using a two-dimensional fluid model, coupled with an electromagnetic model for microwaves interacting with plasmas in the source region. …

    Journal of applied physics 125(8), 083301-01-083301-21, 2019-02-28

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  • Narrow free-standing features fabricated by top-down self-limited trimming of organic materials using precisely temperature-controlled plasma etching system

    Fukunaga Yusuke , Tsutsumi Takayoshi , Kondo Hiroki , Ishikawa Kenji , Sekine Makoto , Hori Masaru

    Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 58(2), 020906-020906, 2019-01-21

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  • Molecular characteristics, pathogenicity and medication regimen of <i>Aeromonas hydrophila</i> isolated from common carp (<i>Cyprinus carpio</i> L.)

    ZHAO Xian-Liang , JIN Zhao-Hui , DI Gui-Lan , LI Li , KONG Xiang-Hui

    … CFU/fish, the clinical symptoms and pathological features of infected fish were similar to those observed in natural infections. … Pharmacokinetics data showed that plasma concentration of enrofloxacin was 0.0016, 0.0148 and 0.0282 <i>µ</i>g/m<i>l</i> …

    Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 81(12), 1769-1775, 2019

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  • Manifestation of adult patients with influenza–associated encephalopathy  [in Japanese]

    Morita Akihiko , Ishihara Masaki , Kamei Satoshi

    … <p>A detailed survey to investigate the prevalence, clinical features, associated outcomes, and prognostic factors in adult patients with influenza–associated acute encephalopathy was performed. … Plasma glucose level was significantly associated with poor outcome. …

    Neurological Therapeutics 36(3), 262-264, 2019

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  • Plasma Wave Observation in Space Via Scientific Satellites  [in Japanese]

    KOJIMA Hirotsugu

    … Since plasmas are dispersive media, plasma waves show various features depending on how and which plasma wave modes interact with particles. … Plasma wave observations via scientific satellites have a key role in knowing physical processes in space. … Plasma wave investigation systems on board satellites are dedicated to the observations of electric field and magnetic field components of plasma waves. …

    JAPANESE JOURNAL OF MULTIPHASE FLOW 33(3), 275-282, 2019

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  • Simultaneous Presentation of Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis and Multiple myeloma in an Immunodeficient Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Lee Shin , Negoro Eiju , Oki Hisashi , Imamura Yoshiaki , Yamauchi Takahiro

    … A brain biopsy specimen showed the pathological features of lymphoproliferative disease, but a bone marrow biopsy showed proliferation of plasma cells. …

    Internal Medicine 58(19), 2845-2849, 2019

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  • Plasma cell myeloma positive for t(14;20) with relapse in the central nervous system

    Murase Takayuki , Inagaki Atsushi , Masaki Ayako , Fujii Keiichiro , Narita Tomoko , Ri Masaki , Hanamura Ichiro , Iida Shinsuke , Inagaki Hiroshi

    … is a rare chromosomal abnormality in plasma cell myeloma (PCM), accounting for 1-2% of PCM cases. … However, the clinicopathological features and response to novel agents have not been well clarified. …

    Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hematopathology 59(3), 135-139, 2019

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  • Syndromic progressive neurodegenerative disease of infancy caused by novel variants in HIBCH: Report of two cases in Colombia

    Candelo Estephania , Cochard Léa , Caicedo-Herrera Gabriela , Granados Ana M. , Gomez Juan F. , Díaz-Ordoñez Lorena , Ramirez-Montaño Diana , Pachajoa Harry

    Plasma acylcarnitine analysis was normal in both patients. … Physical examination showed similar features, such as axial hypotonia and spastic hypertonia in the legs. …

    Intractable & Rare Diseases Research 8(3), 187-193, 2019

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  • Osteosarcoma Manifesting Systemic Inflammation and Histological Features Mimicking Plasma Cell-type Castleman Disease

    Fujimoto Shino , Mizuta Shuichi , Fukushima Toshihiro , Mizumaki Hiroki , Yamaguchi Masaki , Masaki Yasufumi , Sakai Tomoyuki , Kawabata Hiroshi , Kurose Nozomu , Yamada Sohsuke , Doai Mariko , Matoba Munetaka , Iwao-Kawanami Haruka , Kawanami Takafumi

    … The findings of biopsy evaluations of the mass and a left inguinal lymph node were consistent with Castleman disease (CD) of plasma cell type. …

    Internal Medicine 58(17), 2555-2560, 2019

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  • Haplotype analysis of three afibrinogenemic families with <i>FGA</i> 1238 bp deletion  [in Japanese]

    TAIRA Chiaki , TAKEZAWA Yuka , ARAI Shinpei , MATSUDA Kazuyuki , KAMIJO Tomu , HIGUCHI Yumiko , OKUMURA Nobuo

    … <p>Congenital afibrinogenemia is characterized by the complete absence of immunoreactive fibrinogen in plasma, and its prevalence is approximately 1/1,000,000. … Haplotype and clinical features were compared with those of two previously affected families (Yokkaichi and Kurashiki), and six patients were reported. …

    Japanese Journal of Medical Technology 68(3), 589-595, 2019

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  • Immunoglobulin G4-related Disease: An Overview

    Kawa Shigeyuki

    … The clinical features of IgG4-RD include (i) systemic distribution, (ii) imaging findings of swelling, nodules, and/or wall thickening, (iii) high serum IgG4 levels, (iv) abundant IgG4-bearing plasma cell infiltration and fibrosis in affected organs, (v) a favorable response to corticosteroid therapy, and (vi) coexistence with other IgG4-RD manifestations simultaneously or in a metachronous fashion. …

    JMA Journal 2(1), 11-27, 2019

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  • Epidemiological evaluation of cats associated with feline polycystic kidney disease caused by the feline <i>PKD1</i> genetic mutation in Japan

    SATO Reeko , KURAMOCHI Konomi , YAMASAKI Masahiro , UCHIDA Naohiro , KAWANA Yuka , TOZUKA Minako , KOBAYASHI Saori , HANYU Nana , KONNO Yoshinobu , IGUCHI Aiko , YAMASAKI Yayoi

    … The objective of this study was to determine epidemiological characteristics and clinical features in cats with the <i>PKD1</i> … Of cats with the mutation, the incidence of high plasma creatinine (≥1.6 mg/d<i>l</i>) was greater in cats ≥3 years old, although a few cats ≥9 years of age had low plasma creatinine (<1.6 mg/d<i>l</i>). …

    Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 81(7), 1006-1011, 2019

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  • Characterization of He Induced Nanostructures Using SEM Image Analysis<sup> </sup>

    TANAKA Hirohiko , KAJITA Shin , OHNO Noriyasu

    … Although two-dimensional Fourier analysis of the normalized brightness of SEM images clarified several characteristic features, their differences are small to distinguish the dominant nanostructures. …

    Plasma and Fusion Research 14(0), 3402049-3402049, 2019

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  • Parathyroid adenoma with prominent lymphocytic infiltrate having histological features highly suggestive of IgG4-related disease: a case report and literature review

    Jung Minsun , Bae Jeong Mo , Jeon Yoon Kyung , Jung Kyeong Cheon , Cho Sun Wook , Won Jae-Kyung

    … Some eosinophils and plasma cells were also observed with some histological features highly suggestive of IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD), including increased IgG4-positive plasma cells and IgG4/IgG-positive plasma cell ratio, storiform-type fibrosis, and obliterative phlebitis. …

    Endocrine Journal 66(4), 379-385, 2019

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  • Anatomical Analysis of Internally Brown Tomato Fruit

    Suzuki Katsumi , Suzuki Daichi , Numajiri Mami , Matsushiro Junko , Yamane Misaki , Kiriiwa Yoshikazu

    … In this study, we examined the incidence of IB using hydroponics, and investigated the anatomical features and the ratio of dimeric rhamnogalacturonan II-borate (dRG-II-B) to total rhamnogalacturonan II (RG-II) (boron cross-linking ratio) in cell walls that decreased with boron deficiency. … Few Ca precipitates were observed on plasma membranes or cell walls in the collapsed cells by an antimonite precipitation method. …

    The Horticulture Journal 88(2), 263-269, 2019

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  • Spatiotemporal Structure of Hα Emission from the Detached Plasma in GAMMA 10/PDX

    TANAKA Hirohiko , KOHAGURA Junko , OHNO Noriyasu , SAKAMOTO Mizuki , EZUMI Naomichi , TERAKADO Akihiro , NOJIRI Kunpei , MIKAMI Tomohiro , KINOSHITA Yosuke , KOBAYASHI Kaede , YOSHIKAWA Masayuki

    … <p>High-speed camera measurement was performed for analyses of detached plasma fluctuation in the GAMMA 10/PDX tandem mirror device. … Their phase relationships demonstrated inversion-symmetric and symmetric features with respect to the midplane. …

    Plasma and Fusion Research 14(0), 2402036-2402036, 2019

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  • Retroperitoneal fibrosis associated with orbital pseudotumor without evidence of IgG4: A case report with review of literature

    Pérez-Sanz María-Teresa , Cervilla-Muñoz Eva , Alonso-Muñoz Jaime , Marcelo-Ayala Almudena , Pulfer María-Dolores , Galeano-Valle Francisco

    … Histopathological features such as storiform fibrosis, obliterative phlebitis and tissue infiltration of IgG4-positive plasma cells (ratio IgG4<sup>+</sup>/IgG higher than 0.4) are essential to identify this association. … She was diagnosed with RPF, periaortitis and orbital pseudotumor, without histopathologic or serologic features of IgG4-related disease. …

    Intractable & Rare Diseases Research 8(1), 29-35, 2019

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