Hideyuki Yamatoya

Yamaguchi University, Yamaguti, Yamaguchi, Japan

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Publications (3)3.72 Total impact

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    ABSTRACT: Teriparatide, a therapeutic agent for osteoporosis, has been reported to increase the incidences of bone neoplasms such as osteosarcoma when administered subcutaneously to Fischer 344 (F344) rats for a long term, but its non-carcinogenic dose level following 2-year daily administration has not been established. Here we report detailed studies on the carcinogenicity of teriparatide following long-term administration. When teriparatide was administered subcutaneously to male and female Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats daily for 2 years, the incidence of osteosarcoma was increased at 13.6 µg/kg/day. The non-carcinogenic dose level was 4.5 µg/kg/day for both males and females. The development of osteosarcoma in SD rats depends on the dose level of, and treatment duration with, teriparatide. Responses of the bones to teriparatide were similar between F344 and SD rats in many aspects. These results suggested that the carcinogenic potential of teriparatide in SD rats is essentially the same as in F344 rats.
    The Journal of Toxicological Sciences 01/2012; 37(3):617-29. DOI:10.2131/jts.37.617 · 1.38 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: The aim of this study was to collect data on immunological parameters from Wistar Hannover rats at 8, 10, 19, and 32 weeks of age. Low leukocyte parameter cell counts, serum globulin concentration, and T, B, and NK lymphocyte counts in peripheral blood at each time point; low T, B, and NK splenocyte counts; and high, or tendencies toward high, thymocyte counts at 10 weeks of age were noted in females when compared with males. KLH-specific antibody production increased gradually with age in both sexes. The immunological data noted for leukocyte parameters, the serum globulin concentration, and immunophenotyping (peripheral blood, spleen, and thymus) relating to chronological changes and sex differences may be useful in assessing drug-related immunotoxicity in this strain.
    Experimental Animals 01/2012; 61(2):171-5. DOI:10.1538/expanim.61.171 · 1.17 Impact Factor
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    ABSTRACT: The aim of this study was to collect data on chronological changes in clinical laboratory tests, pathological examinations, and hepatic drug-metabolizing enzymes from Wistar Hannover rats at 8, 10, 19, and 32 weeks of age. The serum triglyceride concentration and the serum LDL cholesterol level were higher in males than in females at all ages. In contrast, serum total protein and creatinine concentrations and cholinesterase activity were lower in males than in females. In addition, sex differences were confirmed in pituitary weight and hepatic CYP3A2 and CYP2C11 activities. In conclusion, the general toxicological data noted in clinical laboratory tests, pathological examinations, and hepatic drug-metabolizing enzymes relating to chronological changes and sex differences may be useful in assessing drug-related toxicity in this strain.
    Experimental Animals 01/2012; 61(4):467-76. DOI:10.1538/expanim.61.467 · 1.17 Impact Factor