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Macrolide and fluoroquinolone resistance is uncommon in clinical strains of Chlamydia trachomatis.

J Infect Chemother 2018 Aug 4;24(8):610-614. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu, Gifu 501-1194, Japan.

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August 2018

Significance of PGR5-dependent cyclic electron flow for optimizing the rate of ATP synthesis and consumption in Arabidopsis chloroplasts.

Photosynth Res 2018 Jun 18. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Center for Biological Resources & Informatics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, 226-8501, Japan.

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June 2018

Influenza A virus nucleoprotein is acetylated by histone acetyltransferases PCAF and GCN5.

J Biol Chem 2018 May 19;293(19):7126-7138. Epub 2018 Mar 19.

From the Laboratory of Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Tokushima 770-8514, Japan,

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May 2018

Uninterrupted monitoring of drug effects in human-induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes with bioluminescence Ca microscopy.

BMC Res Notes 2018 May 18;11(1):313. Epub 2018 May 18.

The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, 8-1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki, Osaka, 567-0047, Japan.

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May 2018

Possibility of chest wall dose reduction using volumetric-modulated arc therapy (VMAT) in radiation-induced rib fracture cases: comparison with stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT).

J Radiat Res 2018 May;59(3):327-332

Division of Medical Quantum Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1, Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.

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May 2018

Shortening of the atrial-His bundle interval during atrial pacing as a predictor of successful ablation for typical atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia.

Europace 2018 Apr;20(4):654-658

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-8670, Japan.

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April 2018

A novel technique for ligation of the cephalic vein reduces hemorrhaging during a two-in-one insertion of dual cardiac device leads.

Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 2018 Apr 13. Epub 2018 Apr 13.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan.

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April 2018

GyrA and/or ParC alterations of Haemophilus influenzae strains isolated from the urethra of men with acute urethritis.

J Infect Chemother 2018 Mar 11;24(3):232-235. Epub 2017 Nov 11.

Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu, Gifu 501-1194, Japan. Electronic address:

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March 2018

Luminescence Imaging: (a) Multicolor Visualization of Ca(2+) Dynamics in Different Cellular Compartments and (b) Video-Rate Tumor Detection in a Freely Moving Mouse.

Methods Mol Biol 2016 ;1461:289-97

The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, 8-1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki, Osaka, 567-0047, Japan.

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January 2018

'Haemophilus quentini' in the urethra of men complaining of urethritis symptoms.

J Infect Chemother 2018 Jan 8;24(1):71-74. Epub 2017 Sep 8.

Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu, Gifu 501-1194, Japan. Electronic address:

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January 2018

Clinical courses of herpes simplex virus-induced urethritis in men.

J Infect Chemother 2017 Oct 12;23(10):717-719. Epub 2017 Apr 12.

Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu, Gifu 501-1194, Japan. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Emergence of Mycoplasma genitalium with clinically significant fluoroquinolone resistance conferred by amino acid changes both in GyrA and ParC in Japan.

J Infect Chemother 2017 Sep 24;23(9):648-650. Epub 2017 Apr 24.

Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu, Gifu 501-1194, Japan.

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September 2017

Cone-beam CT reconstruction for non-periodic organ motion using time-ordered chain graph model.

Radiat Oncol 2017 Sep 4;12(1):145. Epub 2017 Sep 4.

Department of Radiology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan.

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September 2017

Genetically encoded ratiometric fluorescent thermometer with wide range and rapid response.

PLoS One 2017 17;12(2):e0172344. Epub 2017 Feb 17.

The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan.

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August 2017

A structural sketch of RcdA, a transcription factor controlling the master regulator of biofilm formation.

FEBS Lett 2017 07 26;591(13):2019-2031. Epub 2017 Jun 26.

Department of Materials Science and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Ehime University, Matsuyama, Japan.

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July 2017

Trigger factors and consequence factors of shock therapy in Japanese patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2017 06 1;40(6):748. Epub 2017 Jun 1.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan.

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June 2017

Rapid mapping and differentiation in ventricular outflow tract arrhythmia using non-contact mapping.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2017 Jun 6;49(1):41-49. Epub 2017 Apr 6.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba, 260-8670, Japan.

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June 2017

Acute and late complications after hypofractionated intensity modulated radiotherapy in prostate cancer.

Jpn J Radiol 2017 May 9;35(5):269-278. Epub 2017 Mar 9.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute Hospital of the Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3-8-31 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-8550, Japan.

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May 2017

Weight Loss During Initial Chemotherapy Predicts Survival in Patients With Advanced Gastric Cancer.

Nutr Cancer 2017 Apr 19;69(3):408-415. Epub 2017 Jan 19.

b Department of Hematology and Oncology , Kyushu University Hospital , Fukuoka , Japan.

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April 2017

Haemophilus influenzae Isolated From Men With Acute Urethritis: Its Pathogenic Roles, Responses to Antimicrobial Chemotherapies, and Antimicrobial Susceptibilities.

Sex Transm Dis 2017 04;44(4):205-210

From the *iClinic, 5-9-6 Nagamachi, Taihaku-ku, Sendai, Miyagi; †Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, Gifu City, Gifu; and ‡Department of Bacteriology I, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

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April 2017

Successful intermuscular implantation of subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator in a Japanese patient with pectus excavatum.

J Arrhythm 2017 Feb 1;33(1):63-65. Epub 2016 Jun 1.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan.

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February 2017

Accessory pathway location affects brain natriuretic peptide level in patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2017 Jan 4;48(1):81-88. Epub 2016 Nov 4.

Division of Cardiology, Gunma Prefectural Cardiovascular Center, Gunma, Japan.

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January 2017

Control of Major Carriers in an Ambipolar Polymer Semiconductor by Self-Assembled Monolayers.

Adv Mater 2017 Jan 4;29(1). Epub 2016 Nov 4.

RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS), 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama, 351-0198, Japan.

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January 2017

Five colour variants of bright luminescent protein for real-time multicolour bioimaging.

Nat Commun 2016 Dec 14;7:13718. Epub 2016 Dec 14.

Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita 565-0871, Japan.

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December 2016

Microbiological efficacy and tolerability of a single-dose regimen of 1 g of ceftriaxone in men with gonococcal urethritis.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2016 09 30;71(9):2559-62. Epub 2016 May 30.

Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu City, Gifu 501-1194, Japan

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September 2016

N,N'-Unsubstituted Naphthodithiophene Diimide: Synthesis and Derivatization via N-Alkylation and -Arylation.

Org Lett 2016 08 18;18(15):3770-3. Epub 2016 Jul 18.

Emergent Molecular Function Research Group, RIKEN Center for Emergent Mater Science (CEMS) , 2-1, Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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August 2016

N,N'-Bis(2-cyclohexylethyl)naphtho[2,3-b:6,7-b']dithiophene Diimides: Effects of Substituents.

Molecules 2016 Jul 28;21(8). Epub 2016 Jul 28.

Emergent Molecular Function Research Group, RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS), 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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July 2016

Effect of Intensive Salt-Restriction Education on Clinic, Home, and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Levels in Treated Hypertensive Patients During a 3-Month Education Period.

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2016 05 6;18(5):385-92. Epub 2016 Jan 6.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan.

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May 2016

Male non-gonococcal urethritis: From microbiological etiologies to demographic and clinical features.

Int J Urol 2016 Apr 4;23(4):325-31. Epub 2016 Feb 4.

Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan.

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April 2016

Efficacy of intraoperative entire-circumferential frozen section analysis of lumpectomy margins during breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer.

Int J Clin Oncol 2015 Dec 9;20(6):1093-101. Epub 2015 Apr 9.

Department of Pathology, Kumamoto City Hospital, 1-1-60 Kotoh, Higashi-ku, Kumamoto, 862-8605, Japan.

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December 2015

Survival time according to the year of recurrence and subtype in recurrent breast cancer.

Breast 2015 Oct 20;24(5):588-93. Epub 2015 Jun 20.

Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Kumamoto City Hospital, 1-1-60, Kotoh, Higashi-ku, Kumamoto 860-8505, Japan.

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October 2015

Rapidly formed right ventricular thrombus detected by intracardiac echocardiography before catheter ablation in a case of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.

HeartRhythm Case Rep 2015 Sep 28;1(5):384-385. Epub 2015 Apr 28.

Division of Cardiology, Gunma Prefectural Cardiovascular Center, Gunma, Japan.

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September 2015

ALK Gene Translocation in Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Urinary Bladder: A Case Report.

Urol Case Rep 2015 Sep 2;3(5):138-40. Epub 2015 Jul 2.

Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu city, Gifu 501-1194, Japan.

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September 2015

A fast- and positively photoswitchable fluorescent protein for ultralow-laser-power RESOLFT nanoscopy.

Nat Methods 2015 Jun 20;12(6):515-8. Epub 2015 Apr 20.

The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.

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June 2015

Expanded palette of Nano-lanterns for real-time multicolor luminescence imaging.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015 Apr 23;112(14):4352-6. Epub 2015 Mar 23.

The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Osaka 567-0047, Japan; and PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Tokyo 102-0075, Japan Cell Dynamics Observation, Quantitative Biology Center, RIKEN, Osaka 565-0874, Japan;

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April 2015

Redox sensor proteins for highly sensitive direct imaging of intracellular redox state.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2015 Feb 13;457(3):242-8. Epub 2015 Jan 13.

Chemical Resources Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Nagatsuta 4259-R1-8, Midori-Ku, Yokohama 226-8503, Japan; Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Nagatsuta 4259, Midori-Ku, Yokohama, 226-8501, Japan; Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Tokyo 102-0075, Japan. Electronic address:

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February 2015

Unexpected and unmanageable malfunctions of current co-radial pacemaker leads.

Europace 2015 Jan 8;17(1):166. Epub 2014 Aug 8.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-8670, Japan.

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January 2015

Regulatory role of transcription factor SutR (YdcN) in sulfur utilization in Escherichia coli.

Microbiology 2015 Jan 18;161(Pt 1):99-111. Epub 2014 Nov 18.

1Department of Frontier Bioscience, Hosei University, Koganei, Tokyo 185-8584, Japan.

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January 2015

Amyloid-like conformation and interaction for the self-assembly in barnacle underwater cement.

Biochemistry 2015 Jan 9;54(3):826-35. Epub 2015 Jan 9.

Marine Biotechnology Institute , Kamaishi, Iwate 026-0001, Japan.

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January 2015

Usefulness of quantifying leukocytes in first-voided urine to predict positivity for Chlamydia trachomatis in asymptomatic men at high risk for chlamydial infection.

J Infect Chemother 2014 Dec 22;20(12):748-51. Epub 2014 Aug 22.

Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu, Gifu 501-1194, Japan. Electronic address:

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December 2014

Prognostic significance of Ki-67 index value at the primary breast tumor in recurrent breast cancer.

Mol Clin Oncol 2014 Nov 22;2(6):1062-1068. Epub 2014 Aug 22.

Department of Pathology, Kumamoto City Hospital, Kumamoto 862-8505, Japan.

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November 2014

Reconstruction of the treatment area by use of sinogram in helical tomotherapy.

Radiat Oncol 2014 Nov 28;9:252. Epub 2014 Nov 28.

Department of Radiology, University of Tokyo Hospital, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.

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November 2014

Estimation of the origin of ventricular outflow tract arrhythmia using synthesized right-sided chest leads.

Europace 2014 Sep 26;16(9):1373-8. Epub 2013 Nov 26.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-8670, Japan.

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September 2014

A novel functional site in the PB2 subunit of influenza A virus essential for acetyl-CoA interaction, RNA polymerase activity, and viral replication.

J Biol Chem 2014 Sep 25;289(36):24980-94. Epub 2014 Jul 25.

From the Laboratory of Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokushima Bunri University, Tokushima 770-8514, Japan,

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September 2014

[Application of power spectral analysis of heart rate variability to women with climacteric symptoms].

J UOEH 2014 Sep;36(3):171-7

Department of Pharmacology, University of Occupational & Environmental Health, School of Medicine, Japan.

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September 2014

Inverse correlation between the standard deviation of R-R intervals in supine position and the simplified menopausal index in women with climacteric symptoms.

Menopause 2014 Jun;21(6):669-72

From the 1Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, and 2Department of Nursing of Human Broad Development, School of Health Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu, Japan; 3Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Junshin Gakuen University, Chikushiogaoka, Minami-ku, Fukuoka, Japan; 4Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu, Japan; and 5Department of Anesthesiology, Aichi Medical University, School of Medicine, Azakarimata, Ooazaiwasaku, Nagakutecho Aichi-gun, Japan.

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June 2014

Involvement of cAMP-CRP in transcription activation and repression of the pck gene encoding PEP carboxykinase, the key enzyme of gluconeogenesis.

FEMS Microbiol Lett 2014 Jun 27;355(2):93-9. Epub 2014 May 27.

Department of Frontier Bioscience and Research Center for Micro-Nano Technology, Hosei University, Koganei, Tokyo, Japan.

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June 2014

Prediction of the persistence of Mycoplasma genitalium after antimicrobial chemotherapy by quantification of leukocytes in first-void urine from patients with non-gonococcal urethritis.

J Infect Chemother 2014 May 6;20(5):298-302. Epub 2014 Feb 6.

Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu City, Gifu 501-1194, Japan. Electronic address:

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May 2014

Organic semiconductors based on [1]benzothieno[3,2-b][1]benzothiophene substructure.

Acc Chem Res 2014 May 1;47(5):1493-502. Epub 2014 May 1.

Emergent Molecular Function Research Group, RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS), Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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May 2014

Prevalence of genital mycoplasmas in asymptomatic male partners of women diagnosed as having chlamydial infections.

J Infect Chemother 2014 Feb 11;20(2):143-5. Epub 2013 Dec 11.

Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu 501-1194, Japan. Electronic address:

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February 2014

[A case of estrogen receptor-positive metastatic breast cancer in a postmenopausal woman treated with ethinyl estradiol].

Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 2013 Dec;40(13):2569-71

Dept. of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University.

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December 2013

Evaluation of factors related to late recurrence--later than 10 years after the initial treatment--in primary breast cancer.

Oncology 2013 17;85(2):100-10. Epub 2013 Jul 17.

Departments of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Kumamoto City Hospital, Kumamoto City, Japan. nishimura.reiki @ cityhosp-kumamoto.jp

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October 2013

Naphthodithiophenediimide (NDTI): synthesis, structure, and applications.

J Am Chem Soc 2013 Aug 29;135(31):11445-8. Epub 2013 Jul 29.

Emergent Molecular Function Research Group, RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS), Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

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August 2013

An efficient approach to the synthesis of novel pyrene-fused azaacenes.

Org Lett 2013 Jul 3;15(14):3594-7. Epub 2013 Jul 3.

Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Saga University, Honjo-machi 1, Saga-shi, Saga, 840-8502, Japan.

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July 2013

Mechanical modulation of ATP-binding affinity of V1-ATPase.

J Biol Chem 2013 Jan 15;288(1):619-23. Epub 2012 Nov 15.

Department of Applied Chemistry, School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan.

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January 2013

A novel regulator RcdA of the csgD gene encoding the master regulator of biofilm formation in Escherichia coli.

Microbiologyopen 2012 Dec 8;1(4):381-94. Epub 2012 Oct 8.

Department of Frontier Bioscience and Research Center for Micro-Nano Technology, Hosei University, Koganei, Tokyo, 184-8584, Japan.

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December 2012

Borylation on benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b']- and naphtho[1,2-b:5,6-b']dichalcogenophenes: different chalcogene atom effects on borylation reaction depending on fused ring structure.

Org Lett 2012 Nov 17;14(21):5448-51. Epub 2012 Oct 17.

Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8527, Japan.

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November 2012

Evaluation of tumor stiffness by elastography is predictive for pathologic complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer.

Ann Surg Oncol 2012 Sep 3;19(9):3042-9. Epub 2012 Apr 3.

Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan.

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September 2012

Isomerically pure anthra[2,3-b:6,7-b']-difuran (anti-ADF), -dithiophene (anti-ADT), and -diselenophene (anti-ADS): selective synthesis, electronic structures, and application to organic field-effect transistors.

J Org Chem 2012 Sep 5;77(18):8099-111. Epub 2012 Sep 5.

Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8527, Japan.

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September 2012

Single-molecule analysis of inhibitory pausing states of V1-ATPase.

J Biol Chem 2012 Aug 26;287(34):28327-35. Epub 2012 Jun 26.

Department of Biotechnology, Osaka University, 1-3 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan.

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August 2012

Angular-shaped naphthodifurans, naphtho[1,2-b;5,6-b']- and naphtho[2,1-b;6,5-b']-difuran: are they isoelectronic with chrysene?

Chem Commun (Camb) 2012 Jun 1;48(45):5671-3. Epub 2012 May 1.

Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8527, Japan.

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June 2012

Significance of the conformation of building blocks in curing of barnacle underwater adhesive.

FEBS J 2012 May 21;279(10):1750-60. Epub 2012 Mar 21.

Marine Biotechnology Institute, Iwate, Japan.

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May 2012

A study of surface dosimetry for breast cancer radiotherapy treatments using Gafchromic EBT2 film.

J Appl Clin Med Phys 2012 May 10;13(3):3727. Epub 2012 May 10.

Institute of Medical Physics, School of Physics, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.

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May 2012