Publications

Early obesity leads to increases in hepatic arginase I and related systemic changes in nitric oxide and L-arginine metabolism in mice.
J Physiol Biochem 2017 Nov 3. Epub 2017 Nov 3.
Department of Public Health, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan.

l-Arginine administration attenuates airway inflammation by altering l-arginine metabolism in an NC/Nga mouse model of asthma.
J Clin Biochem Nutr 2015 May 4;56(3):201-7. Epub 2015 Feb 4.
Department of Public Health, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama 700-8558, Japan.

The influence of lifestyle on the incidence of dental caries among 3-year-old Japanese children.
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2014 Dec 5;11(12):12611-22. Epub 2014 Dec 5.
Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Okayama 700-8558, Japan.

Associations of serum retinol, α-tocopherol, and γ-tocopherol with biomarkers among healthy Japanese men.
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2014 Jan 30;11(2):1647-60. Epub 2014 Jan 30.
Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Okayama 700-8558, Japan.

Evaluation of serum arginase I as an oxidative stress biomarker in a healthy Japanese population using a newly established ELISA.
Clin Biochem 2013 Nov 1;46(16-17):1717-22. Epub 2013 Sep 1.
Department of Public Health, Okayama University, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan. Electronic address:

Relationship between ceruloplasmin and oxidative biomarkers including ferritin among healthy Japanese.
J Clin Biochem Nutr 2013 Mar 1;52(2):160-6. Epub 2013 Mar 1.
Department of Public Health, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2-5-1, Shikata-cho, Okayama 700-8558, Japan.

Operative injury accelerates tumor growth by inducing mobilization and recruitment of bone marrow-derived stem cells.
Surgery 2011 Jun 20;149(6):792-800. Epub 2011 Apr 20.
Department of Surgery and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan.



The reduction of hemodynamic loading assists self-regeneration of the injured heart by increasing cell proliferation, inhibiting cell apoptosis, and inducing stem-cell recruitment.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2007 Apr;133(4):1051-8
Department of Surgery and Clinical Science, Division of Cardiac Surgery, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Ube, Japan.


Comparison of serum ferritin and oxidative stress biomarkers between Japanese workers with and without metabolic syndrome.
Obes Res Clin Pract 2014 May-Jun;8(3):e201-98
Department of Public Health, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2-5-1 Shikata-cho, Okayama, 700-8558, Japan. Electronic


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