Pharmaceutical Sciences

Detection of high concentrations of D-amino acids and D-lactate in estuarine polychaetes ~ Implications for the life activities of polychaetes? ~
The antidepressant nefazodone inhibits acetylcholinesterase —nefazodone could prevent the progression of Alzheimer’s disease—
Platelet activating factor (PAF), a bioactive phospholipid, strongly contracts esophageal smooth muscle.
Structure of DNA enzyme that repairs UV-damaged DNA
Fibroblast Growth Factor 18 stimulates the proliferation of hepatic stellate cells, thereby inducing liver fibrosis.
Elucidation of the mechanism whereby prostanoid TP receptor stimulation enhances urinary bladder smooth muscle contractions induced by parasympathetic neurotransmitters
Elucidation of the mechanism by which platelet-activating factor (PAF) a bioactive phospholipid, enhances detrusor smooth muscle (DSM) contractile activities
Determination of D– and L-amino acids in black garlic foodstuffs
Dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), a therapeutic agent for interstitial cystitis with Hannah lesions, enhances urinary bladder smooth muscle contractions induced by acetylcholine —DMSO inhibits acetylcholinesterase activities—
Stimulation of α1L-adrenoceptor, atypical α1-adrenoceptor, activates store-operated Ca2+ channels and voltage-dependent Ca2+ channels