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Clinical Laboratory Center, Toyama University Hospital, Toyama, 930–0194, Japan
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Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Toyama University Hospital, Toyama, 930–0194, Japan
Research Institute for Bioresources and Biotechnology, Ishikawa Prefectural University, Ishikawa, 921–8836, Japan
Life Science Center, Hokkaido Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., Hokkaido, 073–0138, Japan