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Hirosaki

(hērō`säkē), city (1990 pop. 174,704), Aomori prefecture, N Honshu, Japan. A commercial center, it has industries that produce silk and lacquer ware. It is a former castle town and has 17th-century ruins.

Hirosaki

 

a city in Japan, in Aomori Prefecture; situated on the northern part of the island of Honshu. Population, 163,400 (1974). Hirosaki is a transportation junction. A center of the woodworking and timber chemistry industries, it also has enterprises of the food-processing industry. Handcrafted tsugaru-nuri lacquer ware is produced. A university is located in the city.

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Eiji Sasaki of Hirosaki (Japan) University and his coinvestigators, is the first to report a serum HA cutoff value from a longitudinal study.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov received the President of Hirosaki University within the National University Corporation of Japan, Kei Sato on July 21.
The castle town of Hirosaki, which holds the Sakura-Matsuri festival, is one popular Japanese city famous for its bountiful cherry blossoms.
Professor Hirosaki Kasanuki said: This collaboration will benefit both universities.
The ministry conducted the study from last November to March this year on a total of 4,365 people aged 3 to 18 in the cities of Hirosaki in Aomori, Kofu in Yamanashi and Nagasaki, and concluded that the percentages of detecting small lumps and other anomalies in the surveyed population were "almost equal to or slightly lower in Fukushima.
Shibue Chasai (1805-1858), doctor of the Hirosaki domain and a renowned book collector, owned the Song-dynasty pharmaceutical work Chongxiu Zhenghe jingshi zhenglei beiyong Bencao in a Korean typographical edition and an annotated version of the Family Sayings of Confucius (Biaoti jujie Kongzi jiayu) in a Korean typographical edition printed in 1592.
Keio University associate professor Hideaki Nakajima and other members of the team, also including Hiroshima University and Hirosaki University, obtained blood samples from three people belonging to families susceptible to a rare type of platelet disorder.
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The area affected by the crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant is smaller than that contaminated by radiation from the Chernobyl plant and no acute health effects linked to radiation have been confirmed in the case of Fukushima, he said during the symposium at Hirosaki University attended by 130 researchers from 30 countries.
The Hirosaki University study also found that the radioactive exposure gradually decreased over time, and that indoor air had one- tenth the radiation dose of outdoor air, the EurekAlert reports.
Itoh, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, for kindly providing antioxidanr-responsive element-luciferase.