We are grateful to Mr. Hishima and Miss Matsuda for technical assistance and to Miss Fujibe for secretarial assistance.
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Protein assay kit obtained from Bio-Rad, Richmond, California.
Tissue-Tek OCT compound obtained from Miles Scientific, Naperville, Illinois.
Streptavidin biotin immunostaining kit obtained from DAKO, Carpinteria, California.
Monoclonal antibodies provided by Dr. Kazushi Iwata, Fuji Chemical Industries, Ltd., Takaoka, Japan.