J-GLOBAL ID:200904050415355757  Research Project code:0050000097 Update date:Dec. 20, 2002

Studies on the assesment and improvement of QOL (Quality oflife) of patients with Minamata disease

Study period:2000 - 2001
Organization (1):
Investigating Researcher (5):
Research overview:
Clinical studies associated with patients with Minamata Disease are conducted. Studies on the protection from methylmercury-induced cytotoxicity are aloso condacted using cell biological and molecular biological technique in order to develop the treatments for methylmercury intoxication.
Keywords (7):
Minamata disease ,  methymercury intoxication ,  QOL ,  neurodegenerative disease ,  apoptosis ,  oxidative stress ,  酸化ストレス
Research program: Ordinary Research
Ministry with control over the research :
Ministry of the Environment
Organization with control over the research:
National Institute for Minamata Disease

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