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Vol. 55, 2008

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

No. 1, March 2008

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Original Article

The effects of various finishing materials on the gloss and the color change of indirect prosthetic resin composites.....1
Munenaga Miyasaka, Hiroyuki Miura, Hiroki Nagatomi and Masaya Yoshimine

Impact of routine oral care on opportunistic pathogens in the institutionalized elderly.....7
Koyu Kokubu, Hidenobu Senpuku, Akio Tada, Yasuhiko Saotome and Hiroshi Uematsu

Pentazocine transport by square-wave AC iontophoresis with an adjusted duty cycle.....15
Saori Ogami, Shizuka Hayashi, Takao Shibaji and Masahiro Umino

Immunohistochemical Localization of PhospholipaseA2 in the Guinea Pig Nasal Mucosa.....29
Tatsuya Ishige, Hiro-oki Okamura and Ken Kitamura

Safe patient transfer system with monitoring of location and vital signs.....33
Kumiko Ohashi, Yosuke Kurihara, Kajiro Watanabe and Hiroshi Tanaka

Overweight patients with severe sleep apnea experience deeper oxygen desaturation at apneic events......43
Mitsuo Sato, Masaaki Suzuki, Jun-ichi Suzuki, Yuri Endo, Yoshiaki Chiba, Masato Matsuura, Kenzo Nakagawa,
Shiro Mataki, Norimasa Kurosaki and Makoto Hasegawa

Inhibition of IκB kinase β restrains oncogenic proliferation of pancreatic cancer cells.....49
Takanori Ochiai, Yasunori Saito, Tatsuya Saitoh, Md. Zahidunnabi Dewan, Ayumi Shioya, Maki Kobayashi, Hiroshi Kawachi, Susumu Muto, Akiko Itai, Shin Uota, Yoshinobu Eishi, Naoki Yamamoto, Shinji Tanaka, Shigeki Arii
and Shoji Yamaoka

Age-related changes in oral mechanosensitivity of symptom-free subjects.....61
Satoshi Teranaka, Takao Shibaji, Shunsuke Minakuchi and Hiroshi Uematsu

The Axonal Regeneration Across a Honeycomb Collagen Sponge Applied to the Transected Spinal Cord.....71
Kazuyuki Fukushima, Mitsuhiro Enomoto, Shoji Tomizawa, Makoto Takahashi, Yoshiaki Wakabayashi, Soichiro Itoh, Yoshinori Kuboki and Kenichi Shinomiya

Comparison of the Main Occluding Area between Adults and Adolescents.....81
Akiyo Tsuchiya, Hiroyuki Miura, Daizo Okada, Hitoshi Kato, Ayako Tokuda and Koko Hoshino

Effects of pore size and implant volume of porous hydroxyapatite/collagen (HAp/Col) on bone formation in a rabbit bone defect model.....91
Akio Tsuchiya, Shinichi Sotome, Yoshinori Asou, Masanori Kikuchi, Yoshihisa Koyama, Tetsuro Ogawa, Junzo Tanaka and Kenichi Shinomiya

Exogenous Synovial Stem Cells Adhere to Defect of Meniscus and Differentiate into Cartilage Cells.....101
Keisuke Mizuno, Takeshi Muneta, Toshiyuki Morito, Shizuko Ichinose, Hideyuki Koga, Akimoto Nimura,
Tomoyuki Mochizuki and Ichiro Sekiya

γδ T cell is essential for allergen-induced late asthmatic response in a murine model of asthma.....113
Kanna Tamura-Yamashita, Junji Endo, Susumu Isogai, Kunie Matsuoka, Hiromichi Yonekawa and Yasuyuki Yoshizawa

Co-overexpression of GDNF and GFRα1 induces neural differentiation in neural progenitor cells in comparison to bone marrow stromal cells.....121
Yukiko Nojiri, Shu Takeda, Mitsuhiro Enomoto, Hironori Nishitsuji, Takao Masuda, Shinichi Sotome
and Kenichi Shinomiya

Effects of cryopreservation on bone marrow derived mesenchymal cells of a nonhuman primate......137
Sayaka Tokumoto, Shinichi Sotome, Ichirou Torigoe, Ken Omura and Kenichi Shinomiya

Analyses of copy number and mRNA expression level of the α-synuclein gene in multiple system atrophy.....145
Honglian Jin, Kinya Ishikawa, Taiji Tsunemi, Taro Ishiguro, Takeshi Amino and Hidehiro Mizusawa

Properties of human dentin surface after ArF excimer laser irradiation.....155
Tomohiro Ishida, Ken-ichi Tonami, Kouji Araki and Norimasa Kurosaki

Tensile strength of dentin after bleaching treatment.....175
Tomohiro Tamura, Ken-ichi Tonami, Hidekazu Takahashi, Shiro Mataki, Kouji Araki and Norimasa Kurosaki

UDP-N-acetylglucosamine 2-epimerase/N-acetylmannosamine kinase in nuclei and rimmed vacuoles of muscle fibers in DMRV (distal myopathy with rimmed vacuoles).....181
Shoichiro Ishihara, Hiroyuki Tomimitsu, Hiroto Fujigasaki, Fumiaki Saito and Hidehiro Mizusawa

No. 2, June 2008

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Development of New Bone Cement utilizing Low Toxicity Monomers.....189
Satoshi Ono, Yoshinori Kadoma, Sadao Morita and Kazuo Takakuda

Multivariate analysis of the mechanical properties of boluses during mastication with the normal dentitions.....197
Hiroki Nagatomi, Masaya Yoshimine, Hiroyuki Miura, Yoshihiro Tanaka and Izumi Arai

Suppression of neointimal hyperplasia after vascular injury by blocking 4-1BB/4-1BB ligand pathway.....207
Akiyo Karube, Jun-ichi Suzuki, Go Haraguchi, Yasuhiro Maejima, Hitoshi Saiki, Hisanori Kosuge,
Mitsuaki Isobe and Toshimitsu Uede

No. 3, No. 4 September 2008

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Review

Role of Cytokines and Proteases in Murine Scleroderma.....215
Mariko Matsushita, Toshiyuki Yamamoto and Hiroo Yokozeki

Original Article

Analysis of the mechanical properties of food bolus masticated by denture wearers.....227
Masaya Yoshimine, Hiroki Nagatomi, Hiroyuki Miura, Yoshihiro Tanaka and Izumi Arai

Cre complementation with variable dimerizers for inducible expression in neurons.....247
Tomohiko Maruo, Tatsuhiko Ebihara, Emi Sato, Satoru Kondo and Shigeo Okabe

Phosphatase actions at the site of appositional mineralization in bisphosphonate-affected bones of the rat.....255
Yi Li, Hiroto Nakayama, Takuya Notani, Masud Ahmad, Makoto J. Tabata and Yoshiro Takano