Yonago Acta medica 2015; Volume 58: Number 1

Original Articles
P.001 Anti-Proliferation Activity of Fucoidan in MKN45 Gastric Cancer Cells and Downregulation of Phosphorylated ASK1, a Cell Cycle-Regulated Kinase 574-kB PDF
Miwa Yoshimoto, Katsumi Higaki, Eiji Nanba and Masahide Ikeguchi
Key words: anti-proliferation activity; ASK1; cell cycle; fucoidan; MKN45
P.009 Treatment Outcomes of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma in the Elderly: A Retrospective Study over 7 Years (20032009) 165-kB PDF
Yuji Hasegawa, Takahiro Fukuhara, Kazunori Fujiwara, Eiji Takeuchi and Hiroya Kitano
Key words: elderly patients; head and neck squamous cell carcinoma; outcome
P.015 P19 Cells Overexpressing Lhx1 Differentiate into the Definitive Endoderm by Recapitulating an Embryonic Developmental Pathway 515-kB PDF
Akira Hasegawa and Yasuaki Shirayoshi
Key words: cell differentiation; epiblast; germ layer; organizer; P19 cells
P.023 Construction of a Luciferase Reporter System to Monitor Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Using a Mammalian Artificial Chromosome Vector 343-kB PDF
Takashi Narai, Motonobu Katoh, Toshiaki Inoue, Makoto Taniguchi, Kanako Kazuki, Yasuhiro Kazuki, Kenzo Sato, Isamu Kodani, Kazuo Ryoke and Mitsuo Oshimura
Key words: mammalian artificial chromosome; mesenchymal stem cells; osteogenic differentiation; osteocalcin; reporter assay
P.031 Effect of Clarithromycin on the Expression of UL16-Binding Protein 2 in Human Cells 399-kB PDF
Kensaku Okada, Hiroki Chikumi, Miyako Takada, Kosuke Yamaguchi, Haruhiko Makino, Masaki Nakamoto, Akira Yamasaki, Tadashi Igishi, Naoto Burioka and Eiji Shimizu
Key words: a disintegrin and metalloprotease domain 17 protein; clarithromycin; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; UL16 binding protein 2
P.039 Upregulation of Immune Checkpoint Molecules, PD-1 and LAG-3, on CD4+ and CD8+ T Cells after Gastric Cancer Surgery 407-kB PDF
Seigo Takaya, Hiroaki Saito and Masahide Ikeguchi
Key words: gastric cancer; lymphocyte activation gene 3; programmed cell death 1; T-cell
P.045 Partnership in Psycho-Social Group Intervention for Cancer Patients: Factors to Creating Group Dynamics 102-kB PDF
Masami Chujo and Hitoshi Okamura
Key words: group dynamics; group intervention; facilitator; nurse; partnership

Patient Report
P.051 Tick Bite Granuloma: Recommendations for Surgical Treatment 150-kB PDF
Keisuke Hirota, Yoshinaga Kurosawa, Keisuke Goto, Kouji Adachi, Yuichi Yoshida and Osamu Yamamoto
Key words: granuloma; histopathology; tick; treatment

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