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Volume 56, Number 2, April 2010


Overview and Frontier for the Development of Metallopharmaceutics
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (1.16 MB)]
Hiromu Sakurai.....129

Vitamin A in Health
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (667 kB)]
Noriko Takahashi.....144


Elucidation of the Metabolic Pathways of Selenium and Arsenic by Analytical Toxicology
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (629 kB)]
Yayoi Kobayashi.....154

Molecular Mechanisms of Zinc-mediated Induction and Chromium(VI)-mediated Inhibition of Mouse Metallothionein-I Gene Transcription
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (395 kB)]
Tomoki Kimura.....161


In Vitro Physicochemical Properties of Neutral Aqueous Solution Systems (Water Products as Drinks) Containing Hydrogen Gas, 2-Carboxyethyl Germanium Sesquioxide, and Platinum Nanocolloid as Additives
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (227 kB)]
Atsushi Hiraoka, Hitomi Inaba, Eri Suzuki, Kazuto Kasai, Hikaru Suzuki, Atsuko Shinohara, Mika Shirao, Koshi Kubo, and Yoshihiro Yoshimura.....167

Quantitative Analyses of Inhibitory Effects of Bisphenol A on Neural Stem-cell Migration Using a Neurosphere Assay in vitro
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (1.08 MB)]
Masami Ishido and Junko Suzuki.....175

Impact of Pueraria candollei Root Cultures on Cytochrome P450 2B9 Enzyme and Lipid Peroxidation in Mice
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (197 kB)]
Latiporn Udomsuk, Kanokporn Churikawit, Waraporn Putalun, and Kanokwan Jarukamjorn.....182

A Survey of the Occurrence of Fusarium Mycotoxins in Biscuits in Japan by Using LC/MS
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (385 kB)]
Hiroki Tanaka, Yoshiko Sugita-Konishi, Masahiko Takino, Toshitsugu Tanaka, Akira Toriba, and Kazuichi Hayakawa.....188


Geniposide Prevents PC12 Cells from Peroxynitrite via the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Signaling Pathway
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (475 kB)]
Fei Yin, Jianhui Liu, He Xiao, and Shuzhen Kong.....195

Emission Characteristics and Cancer Risks of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Emissions from Diesel-fueled Vehicles Complying with Recent Regulations
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (432 kB)]
Kiriko Kashiwakura and Kazuhiko Sakamoto.....200

Preventive Effects of Saccharified Solution of Rice, Oryza sativa subsp. japonica, in Mouse Allergic Models
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (1.15 MB)]
Kyoji Yoshino, Toshio Miyase, Masahiko Takeuchi, Kenichi Nisizawa, Kazuya Taguchi, and Mitsuaki Sano.....208

Acute and Subacute Effects of Dexamethasone on the Number of White Blood Cells in Rats
[Abstract], [Full-Text PDF (450 kB)]
Yasuhiko Ohkaru, Natsuko Arai, Hitoshi Ohno, Shogo Sato, Yuko Sakakibara, Hiroko Suzuki, Shoko Aritoshi, Shunta Akimoto, Takamasa Ban, Jun Tanihata, Kaoru Tachiyashiki, and Kazuhiko Imaizumi.....215