Volume 55, Number 3,4
CONTENTS
August 2008

Reviews

Soy isoflavones and immunity 167
Tohru Sakai, Mari Kogiso
Biological and clinical aspects of ABO blood group system 174
Eiji Hosoi
Originals

Palatinose and oleic acid act together to prevent pancreatic islet disruption in nondiabetic obese Zucker rats 183
Kazusa Sato, Hidekazu Arai, Yui Miyazawa, Makiko Fukaya, Takashi Uebanso,Megumi Koganei,
Hajime Sasaki, Tadatoshi Sato, Hironori Yamamoto, Yutaka Taketani,Eiji Takeda
Serotonergic regulation of galanin- induced selective macronutrient intake inself -selecting rats 196
Michiko Tanaka, Yasuhiro Kido
Identification of ultraviolet B-sensitive genes in human peripheral blood cells 204
Eun Ju Jung, Tomoko Kawai, Hwan Ki Park, Yoshiaki Kubo, Kazuhito Rokutan, Seiji Arase
Results of submacular surgery to remove diabetic submacular hard exudates 211
Takeshi Naito, Shingo Matsushita, Hiroyuki Sato, Takashi Katome, Toshihiko Nagasawa, Hiroshi Shiota
BMP2-induced gene profiling in dental epithelial cell line 216
Keiko Miyoshi, Hideya Nagata, Taigo Horiguchi, Kaori Abe, Ivan Arie Wahyudi,Yoshinobu Baba,
Hidemitsu Harada, Takafumi Noma
Clinical training stress and autonomic nervous function in female medical technology students : analysis of heart rate
variability and 1/f fluctuation
227
Ken Saito, Akiko Hiya, Yumi Uemura, Miwa Furuta
The prognosis of cases with massive subretinal hemorrhage after photodynamic therapy 231
Shingo Matsushita, Takeshi Naito, Masaru Takebayashi, Hiroyuki Sato, Hiroshi Shiota
Growth ability in simian cells of monkey cell-tropic HIV-1 is greatly affected by downstream region of the vif gene 236
Tomoki Yamashita, Naoya Doi, Akio Adachi, Masako Nomaguchi
The peroxidative DNA damage and apoptosis in methamphetamine-treated rat brain 241
Itsuo Tokunaga, Akiko Ishigami, Shin-ichi Kubo, Takako Gotohda, Osamu Kitamura
No relationship exists between PBP 2a amounts expressed in different MRSA strains obtained clinically and
their -lactam MIC values
246
Md. Anowar Khasru Parvez, Hirofumi Shibata, Tatsuro Nakano, Shingo Niimi, Nobuo Fujii, Naokatu Arakaki, Tomihiko Higuti
Construction and reliability of the Japanese version of the Adolescent Egocentrism-Sociocentrism (AES) scale and its preliminary application in the Japanese university students 254
Shinjiro Mayumi Yamamoto, Masahito Tomotake, Tetsuro Ohmori
Gemcitabine plus UFT combination chemotherapy as second- or third-line therapy in non-small cell lung cancer : a pilot study 260
Naoki Nishimura, Rika Sugiura, Hirotaka Ueda, Hiroshi Ono, Hidehito Horinouchi, Noboru Uchiyama, Naohiko Chohnabayashi
Effect of exposure to an extremely low frequency-electromagnetic field on the cellular collagen with respect to signaling
pathways in osteoblast-like cells
267
Akira Soda, Toshitaka Ikehara, Yohsuke Kinouchi, Kazuo Yoshizaki
Efficacy of sub-Tenon's capsule injection of triamcinolone acetonide for refractory diabetic macular edema after vitrectomy 279
Hiroyuki Sato, Takeshi Naito, Shingo Matsushita, Masaru Takebayashi, Hiroshi Shiota
Long-term outcome of vitrectomy for an idiopathic macular hole performed with the use of indocyanine green 283
Masaru Takebayashi, Takeshi Naito, Shingo Matushita, Takashi Katome, Hiroyuki Sato, Fumiko Murao, Hiroshi Shiota
Preliminary outcomes of primary phacoemulsification plus intraocular lens implantationfor primary angle-closure
glaucoma
287
Hiroko Hata, Shinta Yamane, So Hata, Hiroshi Shiota
Case reports

Liposomal amphotericin B for a case of intractable cryptococcal meningoencephalitis and immune reconstitution
syndrome
292
Atsushi Sasakawa, Yoshihiko Yamamoto, Keishiro Yajima, Mio Sakai, Tomoko Uehira, Takuma Shirasaka,
Toshio Makie
Therapeutic effects of one-year alendronate treatment in three cases of osteoporosis with parietal thinning of skull 297
Shinjiro Takata, Shoichiro Takao, Shusaku Yoshida, Fumio Hayashi, Natsuo Yasui
Correction

Sp6 downregulation of follistatin gene expression in ameloblasts 303
Intan Ruspita, Keiko Miyoshi, Taro Muto, Kaori Abe, Taigo Horiguchi, Takafumi Noma

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