VOLUME 73 NUMBER 3,4 August 2011

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ISSN 2186-3326
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ISSN 0027-7622
(Print ISSN--v.72no.3/4)

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Invited Review Articles

CD40/CD40 Ligand Interactions in Immune Responses and Pulmonary Immunity

TSUTOMU KAWABE, MIYOKO MATSUSHIMA, NAOZUMI HASHIMOTO, KAZUYOSHI IMAIZUMI and YOSHINORI HASEGAWA
pg(s) 69-78


Updated Molecular Genetics and Pathogenesis of Ichthyoses

MASASHI AKIYAMA
pg(s) 79-90


Cardioprotective Mechanisms of Lifestyle Modifications and Pharmacotherapies on Cardiac Remodeling and Dysfunction in Hypertensive Heart Disease: An Overview

KOHZO NAGATA and TAKUYA HATTORI
pg(s) 91-105


Physical and Psychological Health Problems among Japanese Family Caregivers

YOKO HORI, JUNKO HOSHINO and KISHIKO SUZUKI
pg(s) 107-115


Original Papers

Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Growth Factors Receptors in the Callus: Implications for Improvement of Distraction Osteogenesis

KAROLINA A SIWICKA, HIROSHI KITOH, MOTOAKI KAWASUMI and NAOKI ISHIGURO
pg(s) 117-127


Fragment Size Analysis of Free Fetal DNA in Maternal Plasma Using Y-STR Loci and SRY Gene Amplification

MACHIKO KIMURA, MASAAKI HARA, ATSUO ITAKURA, CHIAKI SATO, KENJI IKEBUCHI and OSAMU ISHIHARA
pg(s) 129-135


Strong Antibody Reaction against Glycosphingolipids Injected in Liposome-Embedded Forms in β3Gn-T5 Knockout Mice

XIAOYAN FAN, YUJI KONDO, NORIYO TOKUDA, YUHSUKE OHMI, REIKO ANDO, TOMOKAZU UMEZU, QING ZHANG, KEIKO FURUKAWA, KIYOSUMI SHIBATA, AKIRA TOGAYACHI, HISASHI NARIMATSU, TETSUYA OKAJIMA, KOJI KIKKAWA and KOICHI FURUKAWA
pg(s) 137-146


Early Prediction of Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Locally Advanced Breast Cancer Using MRI

MARIKO KAWAMURA, HIROKO SATAKE, SATOKO ISHIGAKI, AKIKO NISHIO, MASATAKA SAWAKI and SHINJI NAGANAWA
pg(s) 147-156


An Assessment of Antibiotics Prescribed at the Secondary Health-Care Level in the Kyrgyz Republic

KAMBARALIEVA BAKTYGUL, BOZGUNCHIEV MARAT, ZURDINOV ASHIRALI, MD. HARUN-OR-RASHID and JUNICHI SAKAMOTO
pg(s) 157-168


No Association between Angiotensin I converting Enzyme (ACE) I/D Polymorphism and Gastric Cancer Risk among Japanese

SATOSHI HIBI, YASUYUKI GOTO, TAKAFUMI ANDO, KEITARO MATSUO, KENJI WAKAI, KAZUO TAJIMA, HIDEMI GOTO and NOBUYUKI HAMAJIMA
pg(s) 169-175


Healthcare Workers’ Knowledge and Practices Regarding Expanded Program on Immunization in Kalasin, Thailand

ONPRASONK WIDSANUGORN, ONPRASONK SUWATTANA, MD. HARUN-OR-RASHID and JUNICHI SAKAMOTO
pg(s) 177-185


Note

Study Profile on Baseline Survey of Daiko Study in the Japan Multi-Institutional Collaborative Cohort Study (J-MICC Study)

EMI MORITA, NOBUYUKI HAMAJIMA, ASAHI HISHIDA, KYOKO AOYAMA, RIEKO OKADA, SAYO KAWAI, KOUTARO TOMITA, SAYAKA KURIKI, TAKASHI TAMURA, MARIKO NAITO, TAKAAKI KONDO, JUN UEYAMA, AKIKO KIMATA, KANAMI YAMAMOTO, YOKO HORI, JUNKO HOSHINO, RITSUKO HAMAMOTO, SANAE TSUKAMOTO, JOJI ONISHI, SHOICHI HAGIKURA, HISAO NAITO, SATOSHI HIBI, YOSHINORI ITO and KENJI WAKAI
pg(s) 187-195


Case Reports

Total En Bloc Spondylectomy for L2 Chordoma: A Case Report

NORIMITSU WAKAO, SHIRO IMAGAMA, ZENYA ITO, KEI ANDO, KENICHI HIRANO, RYOJI TAUCHI, AKIO MURAMOTO, HIROKI MATSUI, TOMOHIRO MATSUMOTO, YUKIHIRO MATSUYAMA and NAOKI ISHIGURO
pg(s) 197-203


A Case of Autoimmune Hepatitis with Graves’ Disease Treated by Propylthiouracil

IKUKO SATO, TAKU TSUNEKAWA, YURI SHINOHARA, YUICHIRO NISHIO, YUKO SHIMIZU, YASUHIKO SUZUKI and SHUKO YOSHIOKA
pg(s) 205-209


Subtrochanteric Fracture in a Patient Receiving Zoledronic Acid Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer

YASUZUMI KISHIMOTO, TOSHIKI IWASE, ATSUSHI KOYAMA, TETSUO MASUI, GO YOSHIDA, HIDEO MATSUO and NAOKI ISHIGURO
pg(s) 211-215