Yuji Higashimoto

Kinki University, Japan

1. Clinical and inflammatory factors associated with body mass index in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2011;11(1):32-8. Epub 2010/07/09. 2. Activation of the prefrontal cortex is associated with exertional dyspnea in COPD. Respiration. 2011;in press. 3. Serum biomarkers as predictors of lung function decline in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respir Med. 2009;103(8):1231-8. 4. Systemic inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma: Similarities and differences. Respirology. 2008;13(1):128-33. 5. Complex effect of adenovirus early region proteins on innate immune system. Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets. 2006;5(4):229-37. Epub 2006/12/16. 6. Increased serum concentrations of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 in COPD patients. Eur Respir J. 2005;25(5):885-90. 7. Adenoviral E1A suppresses secretory leukoprotease inhibitor and elafin secretion in human alveolar epithelial cells and bronchial epithelial cells. Respiration. 2005;72(6):629-35. 8. Effect of the adenovirus E1A gene on nitric oxide production in alveolar epithelial cells. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2005;11(8):644-50. 9. Successful use of minocycline hydrochloride sclerotherapy to treat a functioning parathyroid cyst in a 76-year-old. Geriatrics and Gerontology International. 2003;3(2):128-31. 10. Inflammatory mediator mRNA expression by adenovirus E1A-transfected bronchial epithelial cells. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002;166(2):200-7. 11. Effect of adenovirus E1A on ICAM-1 promoter activity in human alveolar and bronchial epithelial cells. Gene Expr. 1999;8(5-6):287-97. 12. 1 alpha, 25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 and all-trans-retinoic acid inhibit the growth of a lung cancer cell line. Anticancer Res. 1996;16(5A):2653-9.

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