Yonago Acta medica 2001; Volume 44: Number 1

Review Article
page 1 Steroid Hormones and Endocrine Disruptors: Recent Advances in Receptor-Mediated Actions Dono Indarto and Masao Izawa

Original Articles
page 7 Immunohistochemical Study of Dendritic Cells and Kupffer Cells in Griseofulvin-Induced Protoporphyric Mice Ryota Kashiwagi, Toshiyuki Kaidoh and Takao Inoué

page 17 Ultrastructural Changes in the Rat Corneal Endothelium Preserved at Low Temperature Kaori Yamasaki and Takao Inoué

page 25 Expression of MMP-2, MMP-9 and TIMP-1 in the Wall of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Kengo Nishimura, Shigetsugu Ohgi and Eiji Nanba

page 37 Effects of Testosterone Replacement on Renal Function and Apoptosis on Mesangial and Renal Tubule Cells in Rats Kuniyasu Muraoka

page 45 The Effect of Aging and Exogenous Testosterone Replacement on Nitric Oxide Concentration and Activity of Nitric Oxide Synthase in the Rat Corpus Cavernosum Manabu Shiono

page 55 Association of the Trp64Arg Mutation of the β3-Adrenergic Receptor with Diabetes Mellitus, Impaired Glucose Tolerance and Lifestyle in Japanese Workers Hirofumi Okada, Akihiko Suyama, Yoneatsu Osaki, Mikizo Okamoto, Toshiyuki Yamamoto, Eiji Nanba and Takuji Kishimoto

page 61 Effects of Aging on Contraction and Ca2+ Mobilization in Smooth Muscle Cells of the Rat Coronary Artery Fumiyo Kitamura-Sasaka, Keigo Ueda and Yasuaki Kawai

page 69 Effect of Partial Ileal Bypass on Cholesterol and Bile Acid Metabolism in Rats Kiyohisa Uchida, Takashi Satoh, Yoshio Ogura, Nobuo Yamaga and Kazuo Yamada

page 79 A Molecular Variant of the Angiotensinogen Gene and Hypertension in a Case-Control Study in Japanese Takuji Kishimoto, Akihiko Suyama, Yoneatu Osaki, Tetuya Miyamoto, Atusi Igarashi, Mikizoh Okamoto, Yoichi Kurosawa and Soji Fukumoto

Patient Report
page 85 Cellular Leiomyoma of the Nasal Cavity: Report of a Case and Review of Literature Satoshi Horie, Kensaku Hasegawa and Tadashi Terada