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Volume 56, Number 1, February 2010


Biological Functions of Protein Disulfide Isomerase as a Target of Phenolic Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (716 kB)]
Kazushi Okada, Shoko Hashimoto, and Susumu Imaoka.....1


High Performance Liquid Chromatographic Determination of Clarithromycin in Lymphocytes Using a Post-column with Tris(2,2'-bipyridine) Ruthenium (III) Chemiluminescence Detection
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (300 kB)]
Ryoko Chiba, Makiko Sokura, Hideaki Ikejima, Keiko Hoshi, Hajime Hamashima, and Yoshihiro Inoue.....14

Protective Effects of Oral Administrated Ascorbic Acid against Oxidative Stress and Neuronal Damage after Cerebral Ischemia/Reperfusion in Diabetic Rats
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (1.85 MB)]
Naohiro Iwata, Mari Okazaki, Shinya Kamiuchi, and Yasuhide Hibino.....20

Reduction in the Emissions and Toxicity of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from a Heavy-duty Diesel Engine with the Latest Aftertreatment Devices
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (1.10 MB)]
Keiko Shibata, Nobuhiro Yanagisawa, Yoshihisa Tashiro, Takayuki Mukunashi, Takao Onodera, and Kazuhiko Sakamoto.....31

The Role of Cytotoxic T-Lymphocyte Associated Antigen 4 (CTLA4) +49A/G and Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha (TNF-α) -308G/A Polymorphism in the Development of Celiac Disease in Jordanian Patients
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (132 kB)]
Zeyad Jalal El-Akawi and Ahmad Saleh Mansour.....41

Speciation Analysis of Arsenics in Commercial Hijiki by High Performance Liquid Chromatography-tandem-mass Spectrometry and High Performance Liquid Chromatography-inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (632 kB)]
Yasuyo Shimoda, Yoshihiro Suzuki, Yoko Endo, Koichi Kato, Mariko Tachikawa, Ginji Endo, and Kenzo Yamanaka.....47

Developmental Toxicity of Bisphenol-A on Post-Implantation Rat Embryos Cultured in Vitro
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (656 kB)]
Dong Li, Hua Fan, Wen-Jing Ye, and Hai-Feng Hou.....57

Preventive Effect of Preinduction of Metallothionein on Mutagenicity Caused by Benzo[a]pyrene
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (128 kB)]
Masaki Takaishi, Junko S. Suzuki, Masahiko Satoh, and Hisamitsu Nagase.....65

Promotive Effects of the Dietary Organic Germanium Poly-trans-[(2-carboxyethyl) germasesquioxane] (Ge-132) on the Secretion and Antioxidative Activity of Bile in Rodents
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (272 kB)]
Takashi Nakamura, Taizo Nagura, Mitsuo Akiba, Katsuyuki Sato, Yoshihiko Tokuji, Masao Ohnishi, and Kyoichi Osada.....72


Profiles of Caspase Activation and Gene Expression in Human Breast Cancer Cell Line MCF-7, after Cyclophosphamide, Doxorubicin, 5-Fluorouracil (CDF) Multi-Drug Administration
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (464 kB)]
Fumihiko Kugawa and Akemichi Ueno.....81

Efficiency of Rice Bran for Removal of Pretilachlor and Esprocarb in Artificial Gastric Fluid
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (304 kB)]
Atsuko Adachi, Yuki Okita, and Jun Adachi.....88

Prevention of High Fat Diet Induced Insulin Resistance in C57BL/6J Mice by Sida rhomboidea ROXB. Extract
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (452 kB)]
Menaka Chanu Thounaojam, Ravirajsinh Navalsinh Jadeja, Ansarullah, Ranjitsinh Vijaysinh Devkar, and A. V. Ramachandran.....92

Subacute Effects of Capsaicinoids on the Distribution of White Blood Cells in Rats
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (316 kB)]
Shoko Aritoshi, Shogo Sato, Mari Kumazawa, Takamasa Ban, Jun Tanihata, Kaoru Tachiyashiki, and Kazuhiko Imaizumi.....99

Chronic Effects of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and Ammonium Perfluorooctanoate on Biochemical Parameters, Survival and Reproduction of Daphnia magna
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (316 kB)]
Mei-Hui Li.....104

Simple and Rapid Determination of Organochlorine Pesticide Residues in Kampo Products by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry with Negative Chemical Ionization
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (204 kB)]
Takaomi Tagami, Keiji Kajimura, Katsuhiro Yamasaki, Yoshiyuki Sawabe, Chie Nomura, Shuzo Taguchi, and Hirotaka Obana.....112


Survey of Formaldehyde (FA) Concentration in Cosmetics Containing FA-donor Preservatives
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (468 kB)]
Takahiro Doi, Keiji Kajimura, and Shuzo Taguchi.....116

Roles Played by MerE and MerT in the Transport of Inorganic and Organic Mercury Compounds in Gram-negative Bacteria
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (332 kB)]
Yuka Sone, Hidemitsu Pan-Hou, Ryosuke Nakamura, Kou Sakabe, and Masako Kiyono.....123