Publications in the recent five years

  • Hasegawa I, Uenishi K, Fukunaga T, Kimura R, Osawa M. Stature estimation formulae from radiographically determined limb bone length in a modern Japanese population. Leg Med, 11(6):260-266, 2009.
  • Kimura R, Yamaguchi T, Takeda M, Kondo O, Toma T, Haneji K, Hanihara T, Matsukusa H, Kawamura S, Maki K, Osawa M, Ishida H, Oota H. A common variation in EDAR is a genetic determinant of shovel-shaped incisors. Am J Hum Genet, 85(4):528-535, 2009.
  • Osawa M, Kimura R, Hasegawa I, Mukasa N, Satoh F. SNP association and sequence analysis of the NOS1AP gene in SIDS. Leg Med, 11: S307-308, 2009.
  • Yazawa T,Inaoka Y, Mizutani T, Kuribayashi M, Umezawa A, Miyamoto K. Liver receptor Homolog-1 regulates the transcription of steroidogenic enzymes and induces the differentiation of mesenchymal stem celles into steroidogenic cells. Endocrinology, 150(8):3885-3893, 2009.
  • Osawa M, Satoh F, Horiuchi H, Tian W, Kugota N, Hasegawa I. Postmortem diagnosis of fatal anaphylaxis during intravenous administration of therapeutic and diagnostic agents: Evaluation of clinical laboratory parameters and immunohistochemistry in three cases. Leg Med, 10:143-147, 2008.
  • Kimura R, Ohashi J, Matsumura Y, Nakazawa M, Inaoka T, Ohtsuka R, Osawa M, Tokunaga K. Gene flow and natural selection in oceanic human populations inferred from genome-wide SNP typing. Mol Biol Evol, 25:1750-1761, 2008.
  • Osawa M, Satoh F, Hasegawa I. Acute death due to hyperextension injury of the cervical spine caused by falling and slipping onto the face. J Forensic Leg Med, 15:457-461, 2008.
  • Otagiri T, Kijima K, Osawa M, Ishii K, Makita N, Matoba R, Umetsu K, Hayasaka K. Cardiac ion channel gene mutations in sudden infant death syndrome. Pediatr Res, 64(5):482-487, 2008.
  • Kitano T, Umetsu K, Tian W, Osawa M. Two universal primer sets for species identification among vertebrates. Int J Leg Med, 121:423-427, 2007.
  • Satoh F, Fujita QM, Misawa S, Nakajima Y, Takeichi S, Yamamura M. Elevation of blood Viscosity as a putative risk factor for sudden death during bathing. J Jpn Soc Biorheol, 20(1):44-50, 2006.
  • Nakajima Y, Takeichi S, Osawa M, Nakajima K, Nakano T, Fujita QM, The lipid and lipoprotein profiles of apo B-carrying particles in remnant-like lipoproteins isolated from plasma in sudden cardiac death cases. Tokai J Clin Med, 31:160-166, 2006.
  • Kaneko MK, Kato Y, Kitano T, Osawa M. Conservation of a Platelet activating domain of Aggrus/podoplanin as a platelet aggregation-inducing factor. Gene, 378:52-57, 2006.
  • Kato Y, Kaneko MK, kuno A, Uchiyama N, Amano K, Chiba Y, Hasegawa Y, Hirabayashi J, Narimatsu H, Mishima K, Osawa M. Inhibition of tumor cell-induced platelet aggregation using a novel anti-podoplanin antibody reacting with its platelet- aggregation-stimulating domain. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 349:1301-1307, 2006.
  • Kitano T, Tian W, Umetsu K, Yuasa I, Yamazaki K, Saitou N, Osawa M. Origin and evolution of gene for prolaction-induced protein. Gene, 383:64-70, 2006.
  • Satoh F, Fujita QM, Seto Y, Tsuboi A, Takeichi S. Sudden death in a patient with idiopathic scoliosis. J Clin Forensic Med, 13:335-338, 2006.
  • Osawa M, Tian W, Horiuchi H, keneko M, Umetsu K. Association of α2-HS glycoprotein(AHSG, fetuin-A) polymorphism with AHSG and phosphate serum levels. Hum Genet, 116:146-151. 2005.
  • Umetsu K, Tanaka M, Yuasa I, Adachi N, Miyoshi A, Kashimura S, Park KS, Wei YH, Watanabe G, Osawa M. Multiplex amplified product-length polymorphism analysis of 36 mitochondrial single-nucleotide polymorphisms for haplogrouping of East Asian populations. Electrophoresis, 26:91-98, 2005.
  • Horiuchi H, Sasaki A, Osawa M, Kijima K, Ino Y, Matoba R, Hayasaka K. Sensitive detection of polyalanine expansions in PHOX2B by polymerase chaub reaction using bisulfate-converted DNA. J Mol Diagn, 7:638-640, 2005.
  • Horiuchi H, Osawa M, Furutani R, Morita M, Tian W, Awatsu Y, Shimazaki H, Umetsu K. Polymerase chain reaction-based analysis using deaminated DNA of dodecamer expansions in CSTB, associated with unverricht-lundborg myoclonus epilepsy. Genet Test, 9:328-333, 2005.
  • Kato Y, Kaneko M, Sata M, Fujita N, Tsuruo T, Osawa M. Enhanced expression of aggrus(T1alpha/podoplanin), a platelet-aggregation-inducing factor in lung squamous cell carcinoma. Tumor Biol, 26:195-200, 2005.
  • Nishio H, Takai S, Miyazaki M, Horiuchi H, Osawa M, Uemura K, Yoshida K, Mukaida M, Ueno Y, Suzuki K. Usefulness of serum mast cell-specific chymase levels for postmortem diagnosis of anaphylaxis. Int J Leg Med, 119:331-334, 2005.

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