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Yoshitaka Furukawa

Division of Blood Transfusion Medicine and Cell Therapy

Kagoshima University Hospital

Kagoshima 890-8520



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  • Division of Blood Transfusion Medicine and Cell Therapy, Kagoshima University Hospital, Kagoshima 890-8520, Japan. 2004 - 2006
  • Third Dept. of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima 890-8520, Japan. 2000 - 2003


  1. HTLV-I viral escape and host genetic changes in the development of adult T cell leukemia. Furukawa, Y., Tara, M., Izumo, S., Arimura, K., Osame, M. Int. J. Cancer (2006) [Pubmed]
  2. Human T cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) p12I is dispensable for HTLV-I transmission and maintenance of infection in vivo. Furukawa, Y., Usuku, K., Izumo, S., Osame, M. AIDS Res. Hum. Retroviruses (2004) [Pubmed]
  3. Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I)-related clinical and laboratory findings for HTLV-I-infected blood donors. Furukawa, Y., Kubota, R., Eiraku, N., Nakagawa, M., Usuku, K., Izumo, S., Osame, M. J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. (2003) [Pubmed]
  4. Different cytokine production in tax-expressing cells between patients with human T cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I)-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis and asymptomatic HTLV-I carriers. Furukawa, Y., Saito, M., Matsumoto, W., Usuku, K., Tanaka, Y., Izumo, S., Osame, M. J. Infect. Dis. (2003) [Pubmed]
  5. Existence of escape mutant in HTLV-I tax during the development of adult T-cell leukemia. Furukawa, Y., Kubota, R., Tara, M., Izumo, S., Osame, M. Blood (2001) [Pubmed]
  6. Phylogenetic subgroups of human T cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV) type I in the tax gene and their association with different risks for HTLV-I-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis. Furukawa, Y., Yamashita, M., Usuku, K., Izumo, S., Nakagawa, M., Osame, M. J. Infect. Dis. (2000) [Pubmed]
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