Prof. Tadaichi  Kitamura

Prof. Tadaichi Kitamura

Professor Emeritus
The University of Tokyo, Japan


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Sexual Health from The University of Tokyo, Japan

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Sexual Health
62%
Sexual Transmitted Diseases
90%
Hormones
75%
Prostate Cancer
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Suzuki, S., S.I. Hoshi, A. Sekizawa, Y. Sagara, M. Tanaka, K. Kinoshita and T. Kitamura, 2019. Current status of Neisseria gonorrhoeae cervicitis in pregnant women in Japan. PLoS ONE, 10.1371/journal.pone.0211595.
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  2. Lojanapiwat, B., J.Y. Lee, Z. Gang, C.S. Kim and N.C. Fai et al., 2019. Report of the third Asian prostate cancer study meeting. Prost. Int., 7: 60-67.
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  3. Onozawa, M., H. Akaza, S. Hinotsu, M. Oya and O. Ogawa et al., 2018. Combined androgen blockade achieved better oncological outcome in androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer: Analysis of community‐based multi‐institutional database across Japan using propensity score matching. Cancer Med., 7: 4893-4902.
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  4. Nakashima, K., K. Shigehara, T. Kitamura, H. Yaegashi and M. Shimamura et al., 2018. Risk factors for human papillomavirus detection in urine samples of heterosexual men visiting urological clinics in Japan. J. Inf. Chemother., 24: 713-717.
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  5. Kitamura, T., M. Suzuki, Y. Koyama and K. Shigehara, 2018. Long-term persistence of human papillomavirus in the skin of the glans penis of elderly men above 80 years of age. Int. J. STD AIDS, 29: 552-556.
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  6. Suzuki, S., A. Sekizawa, M. Tanaka, T. Okai, K. Kinoshita and T. Kitamura, 2017. Current status of syphilis in pregnant women in Japan. J. Mater. Fetal Neonat. Med., 30: 2881-2883.
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  7. Kim, C.S., J.Y. Lee, B.H. Chung, W.J. Kim, N.C. Fai, 2017. Report of the second Asian Prostate Cancer (A-CaP) study meeting. Prost. Int., 5: 95-103.
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  8. Suzuki, S., A. Sekizawa, M. Tanaka, H. Matsuda, T. Okai, K. Kinoshita and T. Kitamura, 2016. Current status of Condylomata Acuminata in Japanese pregnant women. Jpn J. Infect. Dis., 69: 347-349.
  9. Imai, H., H. Nakao, H. Shinohara, M. Watarai and N. Matsumoto et al., 2015. Prevalence, potential predictors, and genotype-specific prevalence of human papillomavirus infection among sexually active students in Japan. PloS One, Vol. 10. 10.1371/journal.pone.0132462.
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  10. Onozawa, M., S. Hinotsu, T. Tsukamoto, M. Oya and O. Ogawa et al., 2014. Recent trends in the initial therapy for newly diagnosed prostate cancer in Japan. Japan. J. Clin. Oncol., 44: 969-981.
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  11. Nishimatsu, H., T. Kitamura, D. Yamada, A. Nomiya and A. Niimi et al., 2014. Improvement of symptoms of aging in males by a preparation LEOPIN ROYAL containing aged garlic extract and other five of natural medicines–comparison with traditional herbal medicines (Kampo). Aging Male., 17: 112-116.
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  12. Akaza, H., S. Hinotsu, M. Usami, O. Ogawa and T. Kitamura et al., 2013. Evaluation of primary androgen deprivation therapy in prostate cancer patients using the J-CAPRA risk score. Prostate int., 1: 81-88.
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  13. Takahashi, S., T. Watanabe, M. Okada, K. Inoue and T. Ueda et al., 2011. Noncanonical Wnt signaling mediates androgen-dependent tumor growth in a mouse model of prostate cancer. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 108: 4938-4943.
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  14. Suzuki, M., T. Fujimura, H. Fukuhara, Y. Enomoto and H. Nishimatsu et al., 2011. 17β-estradiol-mediated elevation of peripheral white blood cell count during estramustine phosphate therapy for prostate cancer. Int. J. Endocrinol. Metab., 9 : 347-351.
  15. Akaza, H., T. Tsukamoto, T. Fujioka, Y. Tomita and T. Kitamura et al., 2011. Combined Immunotherapy with Low-dose IL-2 Plus IFN-α for metastatic renal cell carcinoma: Survival benefit for selected patients with lung metastasis and serum sodium level. Japan. J. Clin. Oncol., 41: 1023-1030.
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  16. Mizumori, O., H. Zembutsu, Y. Kato, T. Tsunoda and F. Miya et al., 2010. Identification of a set of genes associated with response to interleukin-2 and interferon-α combination therapy for renal cell carcinoma through genome-wide gene expression profiling. Exp. Erim. Ental Rap. Eutic. Edicin., 1: 955-961.
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  17. Kitamura, T., M. Suzuki, H. Nishimatsu, T. Kurosaki and Y. Enomoto et al., 2010. Final report on low-dose estramustine phosphate (EMP) monotherapy and very low-dose EMP therapy combined with LH-RH agonist for previously untreated advanced prostate cancer. Aktuelle Urol., 41: S34-S40.
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  18. Akaza, H., K. Kawai, T. Tsukamoto, T. Fujioka and Y. Tomita et al., 2010. Successful outcomes using combination therapy of interleukin-2 and interferon-α for renal cell carcinoma patients with lung metastasis. Japan. J. Clin. Oncol., 40: 684-689.
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  19. Zhong, S., P.S. Randhawa, H. Ikegaya, Q. Chen and H.Y. Zheng et al., 2009. Distribution patterns of BK polyomavirus (BKV) subtypes and subgroups in American, European and Asian populations suggest co-migration of BKV and the human race. J. Gen. Virol., 90: 144-152.
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  20. Zhong, S., B.H. Jeong, H. Ikegaya, Y.S. Kim and Y. Xu et al., 2009. Comparison of the distribution patterns of BK polyomavirus lineages among China, Korea and Japan: Implications for human migrations in northeast Asia. Microbiol. Immunol., 53: 266-276.
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  21. Takayama, K.I., S. Tsutsumi, T. Suzuki, K. Horie-Inoue, K. Ikeda, 2009. Amyloid precursor protein is a primary androgen target gene that promotes prostate cancer growth. Cancer Res., 69: 137-142.
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  22. Ozeki, T., M. Takeuchi, M. Suzuki, T. Kitamura, R. Takayanagi, H. Yokoyama and Y. Yamada, 2009. Single nucleotide polymorphisms of 17β‐hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 7 gene: Mechanism of estramustine‐related adverse reactions?. Int. J. Urol., 16: 836-841.
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  23. Kurosaki, T., M. Suzuki, Y. Enomoto, T. Arai and M. Sawabe et al., 2009. Polymorphism of cytochrome P450 2B6 and prostate cancer risk: a significant association in a Japanese population. Int. J. Urol., 16: 364-368.
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  24. Fujimura, T., S. Takahashi, Y. Homma, H. Kume and T. Takeuchi et al., 2009. Cancer‐related pain and quality of life in prostate cancer patients: Assessment using the functional assessment of prostate cancer therapy. Int. J. Urology, 16: 522-525.
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  25. Fujimura, T., S. Takahashi, T. Urano, L. Xiaoqiang and T. Ogushi et al., 2009. Estrogen receptor‐binding fragment‐associated gene 9 expression and its clinical significance in human testicular cancer. Int. J. Urol., 16: 329-332.
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  26. Fujimura, T., S. Takahashi, T. Urano, J. Kumagai and T. Murata et al., 2009. Expression of cytochrome P450 3A4 and its clinical significance in human prostate cancer. Urology, 74: 391-397.
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  27. Yogo, Y., S. Zhong, Y. Xu, M. Zhu and Y. Chao et al., 2008. Conserved archetypal configuration of the transcriptional control region during the course of BK polyomavirus evolution. J. Gen. Virol., 89: 1849-1856.
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  28. Yogo, Y., S. Zhong, A. Shibuya, T. Kitamura and Y. Homma, 2008. Transcriptional control region rearrangements associated with the evolution of JC polyomavirus. Virology, 380: 118-123.
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  29. Yamada, Y., K. Tomita, T. Fujimura, H. Nishimatsu, T. Takeuchi and T. Kitamura, 2008. Metachronous testicular tumor developing eight years after retroperitoneal extragonadal germ cell tumor. Int. J. Urol., 15: 267-269.
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  30. Inowa, T., K. Hishikawa, T. Takeuchi, T. Kitamura and T. Fujita, 2008. Isolation and potential existence of side population cells in adult human kidney. Int. J. Urol., 15: 272-274.
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  31. Ikegaya, H., Z. Shan, H. Shimizu, M. Sekiyama and A. Soemantri et al., 2008. The pacific lineage (2e) of jc polyomavirus is prevalent in sumba island, Eastern Indonesia. Anthropol. Sci., 116: 183-186.
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  32. Zhong, S., Y. Yogo, Y. Ogawa, Y. Oshiro and K. Fujimoto et al., 2007. Even distribution of BK polyomavirus subtypes and subgroups in the Japanese Archipelago. Arch. Virol., 152: 1613-1621.
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  33. Zhong, S., H.Y. Zheng, M. Suzuki, Q. Chen and H. Ikegaya et al., 2007. Age-related urinary excretion of BK polyomavirus by nonimmunocompromised individuals. J. Clin. Microbiol., 45: 193-198.
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  34. Zheng, H.Y., Y. Nishimoto, Q. Chen, M. Hasegawa and S. Zhong et al., 2007. Relationships between BK virus lineages and human populations. Microbes Infect., 9: 204-213.
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  35. Zheng, H.Y., T. Takasaka, N. Ohno, C. Sugimoto, T. Kitamura and Y. Yogo, 2007. Human dispersals based on a global phylogenetic analysis of JC virus isolates of genotype B1-b. Anthropol Sci., 115: 83-89.
  36. Yogo, Y., S. Zhong, M. Suzuki, A. Shibuya and T. Kitamura, 2007. Occurrence of the European subgroup of subtype I BK polyomavirus in Japanese-Americans suggests transmission outside the family. J. virol., 81: 13254-13258.
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  37. Suzuki, M., T. Kurosaki, T. Arai, M. Sawabe, T. Hosoi and T. Kitamura, 2007. The val158met polymorphism of the catechol‐o‐methyltransferase gene is not associated with the risk of sporadic or latent prostate cancer in japanese men. Int. J. Urol., 14: 800-804.
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  38. Okamoto, N., S. Aruga, S. Matsuzaki, S. Takahashi, K. Matsushita and T. Kitamura, 2007. Associations between renal sodium‐citrate cotransporter (hNaDC‐1) gene polymorphism and urinary citrate excretion in recurrent renal calcium stone formers and normal controls. Int. J. Urol., 14: 344-349.
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  39. Okamoto, N., S. Aruga, K. Tomita, T. Takeuchi and T. Kitamura, 2007. Chronic acid ingestion promotes renal stone formation in rats treated with vitamin D3. Int. J. Urol., 14: 60-66.
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  40. Nishimoto, Y., H.Y. Zheng, S. Zhong and H. Ikegaya et al., 2007. An Asian origin for subtype IV BK virus based on phylogenetic analysis. J. Mol. Evol., 65: 103-111.
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  41. Matsumoto, A., K. Haraguchi, T. Takahashi, T. Azuma and Y. Kanda et al., 2007. Immunotherapy against metastatic renal cell carcinoma with mature dendritic cells. Int. J. Urol., 14: 277-283.
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  42. Kashibuchi, K., K. Tomita, J.A. Schalken, H. Kume, T. Takeuchi and T. Kitamura, 2007. The prognostic value of E‐cadherin, α‐, β‐and γ‐catenin in bladder cancer patients who underwent radical cystectomy. Int. J. Urol., 14: 789-794.
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  43. Imai, N., K. Hishikawa, T. Marumo, J. Hirahashi and T. Inowa et al., 2007. Inhibition of histone deacetylase activates side population cells in kidney and partially reverses chronic renal injury. Stem Cells, 25: 2469-2475.
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  44. Hosoda, C., M. Hiroyama, A. Sanbe, J.I. Birumachi and T. Kitamura et al., 2007. Blockade of both α1A-and α1B-adrenergic receptor subtype signaling is required to inhibit neointimal formation in the mouse femoral artery. Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circulat. Physiol., 293: H514-H519.
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  45. Hinotsu, S., H. Akaza, M. Usami, O. Ogawa and S. Kagawa et al., 2007. Current status of endocrine therapy for prostate cancer in Japan—analysis of primary androgen deprivation therapy on the basis of data collected by J-CaP. Japanese J. Clin. Oncol., 37: 775-781.
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  46. Yamada, Y., T. Fujimura, S. Takahashi, T. Takeuchi, Y. Takazawa and T. Kitamura, 2006. Tubulovillous adenoma developing after urinary reconstruction using ileal segments. Int. J. Urol., 13: 1134-1135.
  47. Yamada, D., S. Kikuchi, Y.N. Williams, M. Sakurai‐Yageta and M. Masuda et al., 2006. Promoter hypermethylation of the potential tumor suppressor DAL‐1/4.1B gene in renal clear cell carcinoma. Int. J. Cancer, 118: 916-923.
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  48. Yamada, D., M. Yoshida, Y.N. Williams, T. Fukami and S. Kikuchi et al., 2006. Disruption of spermatogenic cell adhesion and male infertility in mice lacking TSLC1/IGSF4, an immunoglobulin superfamily cell adhesion molecule. Mol. Cell. Biol., 26: 3610-3624.
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  49. Tsurumaki, Y., K. Tomita, H. Kume, T. Yamaguchi, T. Morikawa, S. Takahashi and T. Kitamura, 2006. Predictors of seminal vesicle invasion before radical prostatectomy. Int. J. Urol., 13: 1501-1508.
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  50. Takeuchi, T., M. Suzuki, J. Kumagai, T. Kamijo, M. Sakai and T. Kitamura, 2006. Extracellular matrix dermatopontin modulates prostate cell growth in vivo. J. Endocrinol., 190: 351-361.
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  51. Takeda, R., H. Nishimatsu, E. Suzuki, H. Satonaka and D. Nagata et al., 2006. Ghrelin improves renal function in mice with ischemic acute renal failure. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol., 17: 113-121.
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  52. Takasaka, T., T. Kitamura, C. Sugimoto, J. Guo, H.Y. Zheng and Y. Yogo, 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of major African genotype (Af2) of JC virus: Implications for origin and dispersals of modern Africans. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol., 129 : 465-472.
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  53. Takasaka, T., N. Ohta, H.Y. Zheng, H. Ikegaya, K. Sakurada, T. Kitamura and Y. Yogo, 2006. JC polyomavirus lineages common among Kiribati Islanders: Implications for human dispersal in the Pacific. Anthropological Sci., 114: 133-140.
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  54. Takasaka, T., N. Goya, H. Ishida, K. Tanabe, H. Toma, T. Fujioka and T. Kitamura, 2006. Stability of the BK polyomavirus genome in renal-transplant patients without nephropathy. J. General Virol., 87: 303-306.
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  55. Takahashi, S., Q. Chen, T. Ogushi, T. Fujimura, J. Kumagai S. Matsumoto and T. Kitamura, 2006. Periurethral injection of sustained release basic fibroblast growth factor improves sphincteric contractility of the rat urethra denervated by botulinum-a toxin. J. Urol., 176: 819-823.
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  56. Takahashi, S., H. Yokoyama, Y. Yanai, M. Kurimoto, N. Ohta and T. Kitamura, 2006. Interferon‐related mental deterioration after craniotomy for removal of metastatic renal cancer. Int. J. Urol., 13: 282-284.
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  57. Takahashi, S., A. Tajima, H. Matsushima, T. Kawamura, T. Tominaga and T. Kitamura, 2006. Clinical efficacy of an α1A/D ‐adrenoceptor blocker (naftopidil) on overactive bladder symptoms in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. Int. J. Urol., 13: 15-20.
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  58. Saruwatari, L., H.Y. Zheng, H. Ikegaya, T. Takasaka and J. Guo et al., 2006. Dispersal of Southeastern asians based on a global phylogenetic analysis of JC polyomavirus isolates of genotype SC. Anthropol. Sci., 114: 179-186.
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  59. Ota, S., M. Hishinuma, N. Yamauchi, A. Goto T. Morikawa T. Fujimura and M. Fukayama, 2006. Oncofetal protein glypican-3 in testicular germ-cell tumor. Virchows Archiv, 449: 308-314.
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  60. Nukuzuma, S., T. Takasaka, H.Y. Zheng, S. Zhong, Q. Chen, T. Kitamura and Y. Yogo, 2006. Subtype I BK polyomavirus strains grow more efficiently in human renal epithelial cells than subtype IV strains. J. General. Virol., 87: 1893 -1901.
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  61. Nishimoto, Y., T. Takasaka, M. Hasegawa, H.Y. Zheng Q. Chen, C. Sugimoto and Y. Yogo, 2006. Evolution of BK virus based on complete genome data. J. Mol. Evol., 63: 341-352.
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  62. Kashibuchi, K., K. Tomita, J.A. Schalken, H. Kume and T. Yamaguchi et al., 2006. The prognostic value of E-cadherin, α-, β-, and γ-catenin in urothelial cancer of the upper urinary tract. Eur. Urol., 49: 839-845.
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  63. Ishikawa, A., M. Tanaka, N. Ohta, S. Ozono and T. Kitamura et al., 2006. Prevention of interstitial fibrosis of allograft by angiotensin Ⅱ blockade. Transplant Proc., 38: 3498-3501.
  64. Ikegaya, H., P.J. Saukko, R. Tertti, K.P. Metsarinne and M.J. Carr et al., 2006. Identification of a genomic subgroup of BK polyomavirus spread in European populations. J. Gen. Virol., 87: 3201-3208.
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  65. Ikeda, T., S. Yoshizawa, M. Tosaki, J.S. Allen and S. Takagi et al., 2006. Cloud cavitation control for lithotripsy using high intensity focused ultrasound. Ultrasound Med. Biol., 32: 1383-1397.
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  66. Fukuhara, H., A. Matsumoto, T. Kitamura and T. Takeuchi, 2006. Neutralization of interleukin‐2 retards the growth of mouse renal cancer. BJU Int., 97: 1314-1321.
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  67. Fujimura, T., S. Minowada, H. Kishi, K. Hamasaki, K. Saito and T. Kitamura, 2006. Acute pericarditis as a result of unusual metastasis of the visceral pleura in a patient with testicular seminoma. Int. J. Urol., 13: 653-654.
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  68. Chen, Q., H.Y. Zheng, S. Zhong, H. Ikegaya and H.X. He at al., 2006. Subtype IV of the BK polyomavirus is prevalent in east asia. Arch. Virol., 151: 2419-2429.
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  69. Akaza, H., S. Hinotsu, M. Usami, O. Ogawa and S. Kagawa et al., 2006. The case for androgen deprivation as primary therapy for early stage disease: Results from J-CaP and CaPSURE. J. Urol., 176: S47-S49.
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  70. Zheng, H.Y., T. Takasaka, K. Noda, A. Kanazawa, H. Mori et al., 2005. New sequence polymorphisms in the outer loops of the JC polyomavirus major capsid protein (VP1) possibly associated with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. J. General Virol., 86: 2035-2045.
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  71. Zheng, H.Y., K. Kojima, H. Ikegaya, T. Takasaka and T. Kitamura et al., 2005. JC virus genotyping suggests a close contact or affinity between Greenland Inuit and other circumarctic populations. Anthropological Sci., 113: 291-293.
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  72. Zheng, H.Y., H. Ikegaya, T. Takasaka, T. Matsushima-Ohno and M. Sakurai et al., 2005. Characterization of the VP1 loop mutations widespread among JC polyomavirus isolates associated with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. Biochem. Biophys, Res. Commun., 333: 996-1002.
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  73. Zheng, H.Y., H. Ikegaya, M. Nakajima, K. Sakurad, T. Takasaka, T. Kitamura and Y. Yogo, 2005. Two distinct genotypes (MY-x and MX) of JC virus previously identified in Hokkaido Ainu. Anthropol Sci., 113: 225-231.
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  74. Uchida, T., S. Baba, A. Irie, S. Soh and N. Masumori et al., 2005. Transrectal high-intensity focused ultrasound in the treatment of localized prostate cancer: A multicenter study. Acta. Urol. Jpn., 51: 651-658.
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  75. Takahashi, S., M. Suzuki, H. Kume, S. Matsumoto and N. Okamoto et al., 2005. Combination chemotherapy of docetaxel, ifosfamide and cisplatin (DIP) in patients with metastatic urothelial cancer: A preliminary report. Japan. J. Clin. Oncol., 35: 79-83.
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  76. Suzuki, M., S. Muto, K. Hara, T. Ozeki and Y. Yamada et al., 2005. Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in the 17β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase genes might predict the risk of side-effects of estramustine phosphate sodium in prostate cancer patients. Int. J. Urol., 12: 166 -172.
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  77. Suzuki, M., M.R.I. Mamun, K. Hara, T. Ozeki and Y. Yamada, 2005. The Val158Met polymorphism of the catechol-O-methyltransferase gene is associated with the PSA-progression-free survival in prostate cancer patients treated with estramustine phosphate. Eur. Urol., 48: 752-759.
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  78. Ogushi, T., S. Takahashi, T. Takeuchi, T. Urano and K. Horie-Inoue et al., 2005. Estrogen receptor-binding fragment-associated antigen 9 Is a tumor-promoting and prognostic factor for renal cell carcinoma. Cancer Res., 65: 3700-3706.
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  79. Nyomura, S., K. Tomita, H. Kume, H. Nishimatsu, S. Takahashi, T. Takeuchi and T. Kitamura, 2005. A problematic complication of sex change operation. Surgery, 138: 543-544.
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  80. Nishimatsu, H., E. Suzuki, H. Satonaka, R. Takeda and M. Omata et al., 2005. Endothelial dysfunction and hypercontractility of vascular myocytes are ameliorated by fluvastatin in obese Zucker rats. Am. J. PhAm. J. Physiol. Heart Circulatory Physiol, 288: H1770-H1776.
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  81. Nakagawa, T., Y. Kanai, S. Ushijima, T. Kitamura, T. Kakizoe and S. Hirohashi, 2005. DNA hypomethylation on pericentromeric satellite regions significantly correlates with loss of heterozygosity on chromosome 9 in urothelial carcinomas. J. Urol., 173: 243-246.
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  82. Nakagawa, T., Y. Kanai, S. Ushijima, T. Kitamura and T. Kakizoe et al., 2005. DNA hypermethylation on multiple CpG islands associated with increased DNA methyltransferase DNMT1 protein expression during multistage urothelial carcinogenesis. J. Urol., 173: 1767-1771.
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  83. Matsumoto, S., S. Takahashi, T. Goto, K. Tomita, T. Takeuchi and T. Kitamura, 2005. Proteus syndrome with giant myelolipoma in the pelvis. Int. J. Urol., 12: 1005-1006.
  84. Mamun, M.R.I., 2005. Incidence of gastrointestinal toxicity during estramustine phosphate therapy for prostate cancer is associated with the single-nucleotide polymorphisms in the cytochrome P450 1A1 (CYP1A1) gene. Cancer Ther., 3: 525-530.
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  85. Kobayashi, F., H. Kume, K. Tomita and T. Kitamura, 2005. Xanthoma of the urinary bladder. Scandinavian J. Urol. Nephrol., 39: 527-528.
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  86. Kitamura, T., H. Nishimatsu, M. Suzuki, R. Mohammed and K. Tomita et al., 2005. Dual interim report of low-dose estramustine phosphate (EMP) monotherapy and very low-dose EMP therapy combined with LH-RH agonist for previously untreated advanced prostate cancer. J. Applied Res., 5: 331-344.
  87. Ishikawa, A., N. Ohta, S. Ozono, K. Kawabe and T. Kitamura, 2005. Inhibition of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 by angiotensin II receptor blockers on cyclosporine-treated renal allograft recipients. Transplant. Proc., 37: 994-996.
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  88. Ikegaya, H., H.Y. Zheng, P.J. Saukko, L. Varesmaa‐Korhonen and T. Hovi et al., 2005. Genetic diversity of JC virus in the Saami and the Finns: Implications for their population history. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol., 128: 185-193.
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  89. Ikegaya, H., H. Iwase, H.Y. Zheng, M. Nakajima, K. Sakurada, T. Takatori and Y. Yogo, 2005. JC virus genotyping using formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded renal tissues. J. virol. Meth., 126: 37-43.
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  90. Fujimura, T., Yamada, Y., Nasu, M., Hamasaki, K., Minowada, S. and T. Kitamura, 2005. Different transformation of mature teratoma in a patient with mixed germ cell tumor of the testis. Int. J. Urol., 12: 588-590.
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  95. Zheng, H.Y., T. Kitamura, T. Takasaka, Q. Chen and Y. Yogo, 2004. Unambiguous identification of JC polyomavirus strains transmitted from parents to children. Arch. Virol., 149: 261-273.
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  103. Miyazaki, H., T. Watabe, T. Kitamura and K. Miyazono, 2004. BMP signals inhibit proliferation and in vivo tumor growth of androgen-insensitive prostate carcinoma cells. Oncogene, 23: 9326-9335.
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  104. Miranda, J.J., T. Takasaka, H.Y. Zheng, T. Kitamura and Y. Yogo, 2004. JC virus genotype profile in the mamanwa, a philippine negrito tribe and implications for its population history. Anthropological Sci., 112: 173-178.
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  108. Enomoto, Y., K. Enomoto, T. Kitamura and T. Kanda, 2004. Keratinocyte-specific POU transcription factor hSkn-1a represses the growth of cervical cancer cell lines. Oncogene, 23: 5014-5022.
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  186. Kitamura, T., K.I. Satoh, T. Tominaga, F. Taguchi and A. Tajima et al., 1994. Alteration in the JC polyomavirus genome is enhanced in immunosuppressed renal transplant patients. Virology, 198: 341-345.
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  187. Iida, T., T. Kitamura, J. Guo, F. Taguchi, Y. Aso, K. Nagashima and Y. Yogo, 1993. Origin of JC polyomavirus variants associated with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., India-Section B: Biol. Sci., 90: 5062-5065.
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  188. Tajima, A., T. Ueki, N. Moriyama, T. Kitamura and Y. Aso et al., 1992. Clinical results of percutaneous pyeloplasty for congenital ureteropelvic junction stricture. Jpn. J. Endourol. ESWL., 5: 60-62.
  189. Tajima, A., T. Ueki, H. Kuji, S. Kurimoto and N. Moriyama et al., 1992. Laparoscopic pelvic lymphadenectomy in prostatic cancer: Indication, technique and results. Jpn. J. Endourol. ESWL., 5: 139-141.
  190. Inaga, T.T., Y. Yogo, T. Kitamura and Y. Aso, 1992. Persistence of archetypal JC virus DNA in normal renal tissue derived from tumor-bearing patients. Virology, 186: 736-741.
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  191. Aso, Y., N. Moriyama and T. Kitamura, 1992. Contribution of histocytochemistry to the urological field. Acta Histochem. Cytochem., 25: 547-556.
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  192. Yogo, Y., T. Kitamura, C. Sugimoto, K. Hara and T. Iida et al., 1991. Sequence rearrangement in JC virus DNAs molecularly cloned from immunosuppressed renal transplant patients. J. Virol., 65: 2422-2428.
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  193. Yogo, Y., T. Iida, F. Taguchi, T. Kitamura and Y. Aso, 1991. Typing of human polyomavirus JC virus on the basis of restriction fragment length polymorphisms. J. Clin. Microbiol., 29: 2130-2138.
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  194. Moriyama, N., A. Okazawa, K. Toyama, T. Kitamura and I. Murahashi, 1991. Urethral adenocarcinoma with high levels of CA 19-9 in serum and tumour specimen. Br. J. Urol., 67: 220-221.
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  195. Yogo, Y., T. Kitamura, C. Sugimoto, T. Ueki, Y. Aso, K. Hara and F. Taguchi, 1990. Isolation of a possible archetypal JC virus DNA sequence from nonimmunocompromised individuals. J. Virol., 64: 3139-3143.
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  196. Kitamura, T., Y. Aso, N. Kuniyoshi, K. Hara and Y. Yogo, 1990. High incidence of urinary JC virus excretion in nonimmunosuppressed older patients. J. Infect. Dis., 161: 1128-1133.
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  197. Kitamura, T. and I. Murahashi, 1990. Fiberoptic transurethral lithotripsy prefers smaller impacted ureteral calculi rather than large renal stones. Jpn. J. Nephrol., 32: 919-922.
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  198. Moriyama, N., T. Umeda, H. Akaza, J. Taniguchi and T. Kitamura et al., 1989. Expression of ras p21 oncogene product on human bladder tumors. Urol. Int., 44: 260-263.
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  199. Moriyama, N., K. Kawabe, K. Fukutani, T. Kitamura and J. Tomoishi, 1988. The appearance of adrenal myelolipoma as seen on nuclear magnetic resonance imaging. Br. J. Urol., 62: 384-385.
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  200. Kitamura, T., Y. Yogo, T. Ueki, S. Murakami and Y. Aso, 1988. Presence of human papillomavirus type 16 genome in bladder carcinoma in situ of a patient with mild immunodeficiency. Cancer Res., 448: 7207-7211.
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  201. Kitamura, T., Y. Hirano, D. Ueda and Y. Aso, 1988. Biochemical changes before and during oral calcium tolerance test in calcium stone formers. Urol. Res., 16: 149-155.
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  202. Higashihara, E., A. Munakata, M. Hara, T. Kitamura, K. Kawabe and T. Niijima, 1988. Medullary sponge kidney and hyperparathyroidism. Urology, 31: 155-158.
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  203. Kitamura, T., Y. Hirano, D. Ueda and T. Nijima, 1987. Possibility of elevated parathyroid function in patients with calcium-containing nephrolithiasis as compared with normal controls. Eur. Urol., 13: 90-99.
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  204. Kitamura, T., N. Moriyama, K. Shibamoto, T. Ueki, K. Fukutani, K. Kawabe and Y. Aso, 1987. Urethrectomy is harmful for preserving potency after radical cystectomy. Urol. Int., 42: 375-379.
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  205. Fukutani, K., K. Kawabe, N. Moriyama, T. Kitamura and T. Murakami, 1987. Carcinoma of the renal pelvis and bladder associated with sarcoidosis: A case report. Urol. Int., 42: 224-226.
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  206. Kitamura, T., M. Oshi, T. Umeda, A. Ueno and T. Niijima, 1984. Postoperative acute renal and hepatic failure in a case of pheochromocytoma, possibly induced by disseminated intravascular coagulation. Jpn. J. Nephrol., 26: 309-317.
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  207. Kitamura, T., J.E. Zerwekh and C.Y. Pak, 1982. Partial biochemical and physicochemical characterization of organic macromolecules in urine from patients with renal stones and control subjects. Kidney Int., 21: 379-386.
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  208. Kitamura, T. and C.Y. Pak, 1982. Tamm and Horsfall glycoprotein does not promote spontaneous precipitation and crystal growth of calcium oxalate in vitro. J. Urol., 127: 1024-1026.
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  209. Kitamura, T., M. Tanaka, K. Abe and T. Niijima, 1980. How to differentiate hyperparathyroid patients among intermittent hypercalcemic urinary stone formers: A combined use of immunoreactive parathyroid hormone and nephrogenous adenosine 3', 5'-Monophosphate. J. Urol., 123: 328-334.
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  210. Kitamura, T., A. Ueno, M. Tanaka, K. Hidai, A. Oka, K. Abe and T. Niijima, 1980. Parathyroid adenoma found by vertebral vein sampling. J. Urol., 123: 940-942.
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