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Vol. 50, 2003

Journal of Medical and Dental Sciences
ONLINE ISSN 2185-9132
PRINT ISSN 1342-8810

No. 1, March 2003

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Effects of Tongue and Oral Mucosa Cleaning on Oral Candida Species and Production of Volatile Sulfur Compounds in the Elderly in a Nursing Home.....1
Hiromi Yonezawa, Kinuko Takasaki, Kayo Teraoka, Tsugio Asaka, Chifumi Sato and Kyoko Tsuchiya

TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) induces neuronal apoptosis in HIV-encephalopathy.....17
Yoshiharu Miura, Yoshio Koyanagi and Hidehiro Mizusawa

TARC and MDC are produced by CD40 activated human B cells and are elevated in the sera of infantile atopic dermatitis patients......27
Lin Lin, Shigeaki Nonoyama, Akihiro Oshiba, Yasuhiro Kabasawa and Shuki Mizutani

Type Two Hyper-IgM Syndrome caused by Mutation in Activation-Induced Cytidine Deaminase.....41
Yi Zhu, Shigeaki Nonoyama, Tomohiro Morio, Masamichi Muramatsu, Tasuku Honjo and Shuki Mizutani

Effects of autologous serum on osteoblastic differentiation in human bone marrow cells.....63
Noriyuki Yamamoto, Masatsugu Isobe, Akihide Negishi, Hidemi Yoshimasu, Hitoyata Shimokawa, Keiichi Ohya, Teruo Amagasa and Shohei Kasugai

Transdermal Delivery of Lidocaine in vitro by Alternating Current.....71
Tatsuki Kinoshita, Takao Shibaji and Masahiro Umino

Expression changes of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor in a rat model of neuropathic pain.....87
Naoki Takahashi, Masatoshi Nagano, Hidenori Suzuki and Masahiro Umino

An immnosuppressive drug, cyclosporine-A acts like anti-depressant for rats under unpredictable chronic stress.....93
Chieko Fujisaki, Masanori Utsuyama, Yasukazu Kuroda, Akiko Watanabe, Heinrich Seidler, Shigeru Watanabe, Masanobu Kitagawa and Katsuiku Hirokawa

Improvement of taste sensitivity of the nursed elderly by oral care.....101
Tomohisa Ohno, Hiroshi Uematsu, Shuichi Nozaki and Kumiko Sugimoto

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No. 2, June 2003

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Effects of chloramines and sodium hypochlorite on carious dentin.....139
Ken-ichi Tonami, Kouji Araki, Shiro Mataki and Norimasa Kurosaki

Allopurinol as a Potential Therapeutic Agent for Recurrent Herpes Labialis.....147
Mohamed A. El-Farrash, Jilan, M. Youssef and Shaymaa E. El-Mongy

Suppression of osteoblastic phenotypes and modulation of pro- and anti-apoptotic features in normal human osteoblastic cells under a vector-averaged gravity condition.....167
Hiroshi Nakamura, Yasuhiro Kumei, Sadao Morita, Hitoyata Shimokawa, Keiichi Ohya and Kenichi Shinomiya

Estimation of localization of neural activity in the spinal cord using a biomagnetometer.....177
Harunobu Ohkubo, Hiromichi Komori, Shigenori Kawabata, Yuko Fukuoka and Kenichi Shinomiya

Influence of orthodontic forces on the distribution of proteoglycans in rat hypofunctional periodontal ligament.....183
Mayumi Esashika, Sawa Kaneko, Masaki Yanagishita and Kunimichi Soma

No. 3, September 2003

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Ultrastructure of Clara cells stimulated by isoproterenol.....195
Gopi Aryal, Yuji Kimula and Morio Koike

Immunohistochemical localization of matrix metalloproteinase 13 (MMP-13) in mouse mandibular condylar cartilage.....203
Kazumi Ohkubo, Hitoyata Shimokawa, Takuya Ogawa, Shoichi Suzuki, Kenji Fukada, Keiichi Ohya, and Kimie Ohyama

Phenotype of regenerative epithelium in idiopathic interstitial pneumonias.....213
Nae Hinata, Tamiko Takemura, Soichiro Ikushima, Takashi Yanagawa, Tsunehiro Ando, Junko Okada, Masaru Oritsu, and Morio Koike

C18orf1 located on chromosome 18p11.2 may confer susceptibility to schizophrenia.....225
Mika Kikuchi, Kazuo Yamada, Tomoko Toyota, and Takeo Yoshikawa

A Clinical Evaluation of the Agar Alginate Combined Impression: Dimensional Accuracy of Dies by New Master Crown Technique.....231
Priyadarshanee Manorika Ratnaweera, Keiichi Yoshida, Hiroyuki Miura, Ariko Kohta and Kazuhide Tsuchihira

No. 4, December 2003

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Electromyographic Activity of Masticatory Muscles and Mandibular Movement during Function in Marginal Mandibulectomy Patients.....257
Mihoko Haraguchi, Hitoshi Mukohyama, David J. Reisberg and Hisashi Taniguchi

Pulmonary granulomas caused experimentally in mice by a recombinant triggerfactor protein of Propionibacterium acnes.....265
Junko Minami, Yoshinobu Eishi, Yuki Ishige, Intetsu Kobayashi, Ikuo Ishige, Daisuke Kobayashi, Noboru Ando, Keisuke Uchida, Satoshi Ikeda, Noriko Sorimachi, Hajime Karasuyama, Tamiko Takemura, Touichiro Takizawa and Morio Koike

The Role of the Rectal Branches of Pelvic Plexus in Defecation and Colonic Motility in a Canine Model.....275
Shoji Maruyama, Satoshi Okabe, Mitsuo Endo, Kenji Sato and Takehisa Iwai

Investigation of cervical muscle mechanisms during jaw movement
—Using a prototype head-jaw-neck model—
.....285
Sachiko Suzuki, Nozomu Matsubara, Masataka Hisano, Kunimichi Soma