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Research Output 2001 2018

  • 2339 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 68 Article
  • 1 Review article
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary L-serine modifies free amino acid composition of maternal milk and lowers the body weight of the offspring in mice

Nagamachi, S., Nishigawa, T., Takakura, M., Ikeda, H., Kodaira, M., Yamaguchi, T., Chowdhury, V. S., Yasuo, S. & Furuse, M., Feb 2018, In : Journal of Veterinary Medical Science. 80, 2, p. 235-241 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

maternal milk
amino acid composition
free amino acids
serine
Serine
2 Citations (Scopus)

Early-life Photoperiod Influences Depression-like Behavior, Prepulse Inhibition of the Acoustic Startle Response, and Hippocampal Astrogenesis in Mice

Takai, Y., Kawai, M., Ogo, T., Ichinose, T., Furuya, S., Takaki, N., Tone, Y., Udo, H., Furuse, M. & Yasuo, S., Mar 15 2018, In : Neuroscience. 374, p. 133-143 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Startle Reflex
Photoperiod
Acoustics
Depression
Dentate Gyrus
3 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal protein intake during pregnancy for reducing the risk of fetal growth restriction: The Japan Environment and Children's Study

Morisaki, N., Nagata, C., Yasuo, S., Morokuma, S., Kato, K., Sanefuji, M., Shibata, E., Tsuji, M., Senju, A., Kawamoto, T., Ohga, S. & Kusuhara, K., Dec 28 2018, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 120, 12, p. 1432-1440 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fetal Development
Japan
Pregnancy
Birth Weight
Mothers
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Aging rather than stress strongly influences amino acid metabolisms in the brain and genital organs of female mice

Kodaira, M., Nagasawa, M., Yamaguchi, T., Ikeda, H., Minaminaka, K., Surchowdhury, V., Yasuo, S. & Furuse, M., Mar 1 2017, In : Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. 162, p. 72-79 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Female Genitalia
Amino Acids
Brain
Body Weight
Genitalia
2 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in photoperiod alter Glut4 expression in skeletal muscle of C57BL/6J mice

Tashiro, A., Shibata, S., Takai, Y., Uchiwa, T., Furuse, M. & Yasuo, S., Mar 25 2017, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 485, 1, p. 82-88 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photoperiod
Inbred C57BL Mouse
Glucose Transporter Type 4
Muscle
Skeletal Muscle

Disparities in activity levels and learning ability between Djungarian hamster (Phodopus sungorus) and Roborovskii hamster (Phodopus roborovskii)

Ikeda, H., Nagasawa, M., Yamaguchi, T., Minaminaka, K., Goda, R., Surchowdhury, V., Yasuo, S. & Furuse, M., Mar 1 2017, In : Animal Science Journal. 88, 3, p. 533-545 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phodopus
Aptitude
hamsters
Cricetinae
learning
11 Citations (Scopus)

Gut microbiota of mice putatively modifies amino acid metabolism in the host brain

Kawase, T., Nagasawa, M., Ikeda, H., Yasuo, S., Koga, Y. & Furuse, M., Mar 28 2017, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 117, 6, p. 775-783 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Specific Pathogen-Free Organisms
Amino Acids
Brain
Isoleucine
Glutamine
1 Citation (Scopus)

L-serine enhances light-induced circadian phase resetting in mice and humans

Yasuo, S., Iwamoto, A., Lee, S. I., Ochiai, S., Hitachi, R., Shibata, S., Uotsu, N., Tarumizu, C., Matsuoka, S., Furuse, M. & Higuchi, S., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Nutrition. 147, 12, p. 2347-2355 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Serine
Light
Circadian Clocks
N-Methylaspartate
Melatonin
1 Citation (Scopus)

Manipulation of dopamine metabolism contributes to attenuating innate high locomotor activity in ICR mice

Yamaguchi, T., Nagasawa, M., Ikeda, H., Kodaira, M., Minaminaka, K., Surchowdhury, V., Yasuo, S. & Furuse, M., Jun 15 2017, In : Behavioural Brain Research. 328, p. 227-234 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inbred ICR Mouse
Locomotion
Dopamine
Levodopa
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
5 Citations (Scopus)

Single and chronic l-serine treatments exert antidepressant-like effects in rats possibly by different means

Nagasawa, M., Otsuka, T., Togo, Y., Yamanaga, M., Yoshida, J., Uotsu, N., Teramoto, S., Yasuo, S. & Furuse, M., Sep 1 2017, In : Amino Acids. 49, 9, p. 1561-1570 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Serine
Antidepressive Agents
Rats
Inbred WKY Rats
Prefrontal Cortex
1 Citation (Scopus)
Taurine
Intraperitoneal Injections
Alanine
Growth
Milk
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Exposure of C57BL/6J mice to long photoperiod during early life stages increases body weight and alters plasma metabolomic profiles in adulthood

Uchiwa, T., Takai, Y., Tashiro, A., Furuse, M. & Yasuo, S., Sep 1 2016, In : Physiological Reports. 4, 18, e12974.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metabolomics
Photoperiod
Inbred C57BL Mouse
Body Weight
Fatty Acids
3 Citations (Scopus)

Hericium erinaceus extracts alter behavioral rhythm in mice

Furuta, S., Kuwahara, R., Hiraki, E., Ohnuki, K., Yasuo, S. & Shimizu, K., Jan 1 2016, In : Biomedical Research (Japan). 37, 4, p. 227-232 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
Clocks
Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
Gene Expression
Messenger RNA
2015
6 Citations (Scopus)

Antidepressant-like effect of bright light is potentiated by l-serine administration in a mouse model of seasonal affective disorder

Kawai, M., Goda, R., Otsuka, T., Iwamoto, A., Uotsu, N., Furuse, M. & Yasuo, S., Sep 1 2015, In : Brain Research Bulletin. 118, p. 25-33 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seasonal Affective Disorder
Serine
Antidepressive Agents
Serotonin
Light
9 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic imipramine treatment differentially alters the brain and plasma amino acid metabolism in Wistar and Wistar Kyoto rats

Nagasawa, M., Otsuka, T., Yasuo, S. & Furuse, M., Jun 3 2015, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 762, p. 127-135 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inbred WKY Rats
Imipramine
Amino Acids
Brain
Asparagine
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary protein ingested before and during short photoperiods makes an impact on affect-related behaviours and plasma composition of amino acids in mice

Otsuka, T., Goda, R., Iwamoto, A., Kawai, M., Shibata, S., Oka, Y., Mizunoya, W., Furuse, M. & Yasuo, S., Oct 5 2015, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 114, 10, p. 1734-1743 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dietary Proteins
Photoperiod
Tryptophan
Amino Acids
Diet
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of time of l-ornithine administration on the diurnal rhythms of plasma growth hormone, melatonin, and corticosterone levels in mice

Matsuo, H., Iwamoto, A., Otsuka, T., Hishida, Y., Akiduki, S., Aoki, M., Furuse, M. & Yasuo, S., Mar 1 2015, In : Chronobiology International. 32, 2, p. 225-234 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ornithine
Melatonin
Corticosterone
Circadian Rhythm
Growth Hormone
21 Citations (Scopus)

Melatonin adjusts the expression pattern of clock genes in the suprachiasmatic nucleus and induces antidepressant-like effect in a mouse model of seasonal affective disorder

Nagy, A. D., Iwamoto, A., Kawai, M., Goda, R., Matsuo, H., Otsuka, T., Nagasawa, M., Furuse, M. & Yasuo, S., May 1 2015, In : Chronobiology International. 32, 4, p. 447-457 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seasonal Affective Disorder
Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
Melatonin
Antidepressive Agents
Circadian Clocks
11 Citations (Scopus)

Serotonin levels in the dorsal raphe nuclei of both chipmunks and mice are enhanced by long photoperiod, but brain dopamine level response to photoperiod is species-specific

Goda, R., Otsuka, T., Iwamoto, A., Kawai, M., Shibata, S., Furuse, M. & Yasuo, S., Apr 3 2015, In : Neuroscience Letters. 593, p. 95-100 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sciuridae
Photoperiod
Dopamine
Serotonin
Brain
2 Citations (Scopus)

Suppressed expression of cystathionine β-synthase and smaller cerebellum in Wistar Kyoto rats

Nagasawa, M., Ikeda, H., Kawase, T., Iwamoto, A., Yasuo, S. & Furuse, M., Oct 22 2015, In : Brain Research. 1624, p. 208-213 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cystathionine
Inbred WKY Rats
Cerebellum
Serine
Wistar Rats
2014
7 Citations (Scopus)

2-Arachidonoyl glycerol sensitizes the pars distalis and enhances forskolin-stimulated prolactin secretion in Syrian hamsters

Yasuo, S., Fischer, C., Bojunga, J., Iigo, M. & Korf, H. W., Apr 1 2014, In : Chronobiology International. 31, 3, p. 337-342 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mesocricetus
Colforsin
Prolactin
Adenosine
2-arachidonylglycerol
11 Citations (Scopus)

Central injection of L- and D-aspartate attenuates isolation-induced stress behavior in chicks possibly through different mechanisms

Erwan, E., Chowdhury, V. S., Nagasawa, M., Goda, R., Otsuka, T., Yasuo, S. & Furuse, M., Aug 5 2014, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 736, p. 138-142 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

D-Aspartic Acid
Dizocilpine Maleate
Hypnotics and Sedatives
N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptors
Injections
28 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of chronic jet lag on the central and peripheral circadian clocks in CBA/N mice

Iwamoto, A., Kawai, M., Furuse, M. & Yasuo, S., Mar 1 2014, In : Chronobiology International. 31, 2, p. 189-198 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inbred CBA Mouse
Circadian Clocks
Photoperiod
Melatonin
Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
5 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolism of amino acids differs in the brains of Djungarian hamster (P. sungorus) and Roborovskii hamster (P. roborovskii)

Ikeda, H., Kawase, T., Nagasawa, M., Chowdhury, V. S., Yasuo, S. & Furuse, M., Jan 1 2014, In : SpringerPlus. 3, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

amino acid metabolism
hamsters
brain
tyrosine
dopamine
13 Citations (Scopus)

Oral administration of D-aspartate, but not L-aspartate, depresses rectal temperature and alters plasma metabolites in chicks

Erwan, E., Chowdhury, V. S., Nagasawa, M., Goda, R., Otsuka, T., Yasuo, S. & Furuse, M., Jul 25 2014, In : Life Sciences. 109, 1, p. 65-71 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

D-Aspartic Acid
Metabolites
Aspartic Acid
Oral Administration
Plasmas
4 Citations (Scopus)

Orally administered whole egg demonstrates antidepressant-like effects in the forced swimming test on rats

Nagasawa, M., Otsuka, T., Ogino, Y., Yoshida, J., Tomonaga, S., Yasuo, S. & Furuse, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Acta Neuropsychiatrica. 26, 4, p. 209-217 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antidepressive Agents
Ovum
Depression
Tryptophan
Vegetarian Diet
26 Citations (Scopus)

Photoperiodic responses of depression-like behavior, the brain serotonergic system, and peripheral metabolism in laboratory mice

Otsuka, T., Kawai, M., Togo, Y., Goda, R., Kawase, T., Matsuo, H., Iwamoto, A., Nagasawa, M., Furuse, M. & Yasuo, S., Feb 5 2014, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 40, 1, p. 37-47 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seasonal Affective Disorder
Inbred C57BL Mouse
Depression
Brain
Glucose
2013

L-DOPA suppressed scratching behavior and modified brain monoamine/amino acid concentrations in mice

Akimoto, Y., Yasuo, S. & Furuse, M., Mar 1 2013, In : Letters in Drug Design and Discovery. 10, 3, p. 195-203 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

p-Methoxy-N-methylphenethylamine
Brain Stem
Amino Acids
Brain
Subcutaneous Injections
4 Citations (Scopus)
melatonin
Melatonin
thyroid hormones
hypothalamus
Thyroid Hormones
7 Citations (Scopus)

Oral administration of D-aspartate, but not of L-aspartate, reduces food intake in chicks

Erwan, E., Tomonaga, S., Ohmori, T., Mutaguchi, Y., Ohshima, T., Nagasawa, M., Yasuo, S., Tamura, Y. & Furuse, M., May 1 2013, In : Journal of Poultry Science. 50, 2, p. 165-171 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aspartic acid
oral administration
food intake
chicks
mouth
2012
24 Citations (Scopus)

Photoperiod regulates corticosterone rhythms by altered adrenal sensitivity via melatonin-independent mechanisms in fischer 344 rats and C57BL/6J mice

Otsuka, T., Goto, M., Kawai, M., Togo, Y., Sato, K., Katoh, K., Furuse, M. & Yasuo, S., Jun 15 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 6, e39090.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inbred F344 Rats
Photoperiod
melatonin
corticosterone
Melatonin
10 Citations (Scopus)
Inbred F344 Rats
Photoperiod
Energy Metabolism
Wistar Rats
Fats
2011
23 Citations (Scopus)

The hypophysial pars tuberalis transduces photoperiodic signals via multiple pathways and messenger molecules

Yasuo, S. & Korf, H. W., Jan 1 2011, In : General and Comparative Endocrinology. 172, 1, p. 15-22 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Endocannabinoids
hypothalamus
hamsters
Cannabinoid Receptors
Cricetinae
2010
19 Citations (Scopus)

An endocannabinoid system is localized to the hypophysial pars tuberalis of Syrian hamsters and responds to photoperiodic changes

Yasuo, S., Koch, M., Schmidt, H., Ziebell, S., Bojunga, J., Geisslinger, G. & Korf, H. W., Apr 1 2010, In : Cell and tissue research. 340, 1, p. 127-136 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endocannabinoids
Mesocricetus
Cannabinoid Receptors
Phospholipase D
Prolactin
12 Citations (Scopus)

Localization of an endocannabinoid system in the hypophysial pars tuberalis and pars distalis of man

Yasuo, S., Unfried, C., Kettner, M., Geisslinger, G. & Korf, H. W., Nov 1 2010, In : Cell and tissue research. 342, 2, p. 273-281 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endocannabinoids
Cannabinoid Receptors
Corticotrophs
Monoacylglycerol Lipases
Thyrotrophs
39 Citations (Scopus)
Thyrotropin
Iodide Peroxidase
Injections
Quail
Photoperiod
2009
22 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative analysis of the molecular basis of photoperiodic signal transduction in vertebrates

Yasuo, S. & Yoshimura, T., Nov 1 2009, In : Integrative and Comparative Biology. 49, 5, p. 507-518 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

signal transduction
vertebrates
mammals
melatonin
photoperiod

Genetic and molecular analysis of wild-derived arrhythmic mice

Watanabe, T., Suzuki, T., Ishikawa, A., Yokota, Y., Ueda, H. R., Yamada, R. G., Tei, H., Imai, S., Tomida, S., Kobayashi, J., Naito, E., Yasuo, S., Nakao, N., Namikawa, T., Yoshimura, T. & Ebihara, S., Jan 28 2009, In : PloS one. 4, 1, e4301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromosomes
Molecular Biology
chromosomes
mice
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 8
40 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of melatonin and molecular clockwork components on the expression of thyrotropin β-chain (Tshb) and the Tsh receptor in the mouse pars tuberalis

Unfried, C., Ansari, N., Yasuo, S., Korf, H. W. & Von Gall, C., Oct 1 2009, In : Endocrinology. 150, 10, p. 4653-4662 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thyrotropin
Melatonin
Thyrotropin Receptors
Iodide Peroxidase
Melatonin Receptors
77 Citations (Scopus)

Melatonin transmits photoperiodic signals through the MT1 melatonin receptor

Yasuo, S., Yoshimura, T., Ebihara, S. & Korf, H. W., Mar 4 2009, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 29, 9, p. 2885-2889 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melatonin MT1 Receptor
Melatonin
Inbred C57BL Mouse
Melatonin MT2 Receptor
Iodide Peroxidase
2008
164 Citations (Scopus)

Involvement of thyrotropin in photoperiodic signal transduction in mice

Ono, H., Hoshino, Y., Yasuo, S., Watanabe, M., Nakane, Y., Murai, A., Ebihara, S., Korf, H. W. & Yoshimura, T., Nov 25 2008, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105, 47, p. 18238-18242 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thyrotropin
Melatonin
Signal Transduction
Thyroid Hormones
Hypothalamus
10 Citations (Scopus)

Rhythmic expression of clock genes in the ependymal cell layer of the third ventricle of rodents is independent of melatonin signaling

Yasuo, S., Von Gall, C., Weaver, D. R. & Korf, H. W., Dec 1 2008, In : European Journal of Neuroscience. 28, 12, p. 2443-2450 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Third Ventricle
Melatonin
Rodentia
Gene Expression
Photoperiod
292 Citations (Scopus)

Thyrotrophin in the pars tuberalis triggers photoperiodic response

Nakao, N., Ono, H., Yamamura, T., Anraku, T., Takagi, T., Higashi, K., Yasuo, S., Katou, Y., Kageyama, S., Uno, Y., Kasukawa, T., Iigo, M., Sharp, P. J., Iwasawa, A., Suzuki, Y., Sugano, S., Niimi, T., Mizutani, M., Namikawa, T., Ebihara, S. & 2 others, Ueda, H. R. & Yoshimura, T., Mar 20 2008, In : Nature. 452, 7185, p. 317-322 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thyrotropin
Coturnix
Quail
Gene Expression
Hypothalamus
2007
80 Citations (Scopus)

Circadian clock gene regulation of steroidogenic acute regulatory protein gene expression in preovulatory ovarian follicles

Nakao, N., Yasuo, S., Nishimura, A., Yamamura, T., Watanabe, T., Anraku, T., Okano, T., Fukada, Y., Sharp, P. J., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Jul 1 2007, In : Endocrinology. 148, 7, p. 3031-3038 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Circadian Clocks
Ovarian Follicle
Regulator Genes
Poultry
Ovulation
44 Citations (Scopus)

Differential response of type 2 deiodinase gene expression to photoperiod between photoperiodic Fischer 344 and nonphotoperiodic Wistar rats

Yasuo, S., Watanabe, M., Iigo, M., Nakamura, T. J., Watanabe, T., Takagi, T., Ono, H., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Mar 1 2007, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 292, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iodide Peroxidase
Photoperiod
Wistar Rats
Gene Expression
Weights and Measures
91 Citations (Scopus)

Hypothalamic expression of thyroid hormone-activating and -inactivating enzyme genes in relation to photorefractoriness in birds and mammals

Watanabe, T., Yamamura, T., Watanabe, M., Yasuo, S., Nakao, N., Dawson, A., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Jan 1 2007, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 292, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photoperiod
Thyroid Hormones
Birds
Mammals
Enzymes
14 Citations (Scopus)

Involvement of transforming growth factor α in the photoperiodic regulation of reproduction in birds

Takagi, T., Yamamura, T., Anraku, T., Yasuo, S., Nakao, N., Watanabe, M., Iigo, M., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Jun 1 2007, In : Endocrinology. 148, 6, p. 2788-2792 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transforming Growth Factors
Thyroid Hormones
Hypothalamus
Birds
Reproduction
6 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular evolution of prepro-thyrotropin-releasing hormone in the chicken (Gallus gallus) and its expression in the brain

Aoki, Y., Ono, H., Yasuo, S., Masuda, T., Yoshimura, T., Ebihara, S., Iigo, M. & Yanagisawa, T., Jul 2007, In : Zoological Science. 24, 7, p. 686-692 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thyrotropin-releasing hormone
Gallus gallus
thyrotropin
hormones
chickens
5 Citations (Scopus)

Photoperiodic changes in hypothalamic insulin receptor gene expression are regulated by gonadal testosterone

Anraku, T., Takagi, T., Nakao, N., Watanabe, M., Yasuo, S., Katou, Y., Ueda, Y., Murai, A., Iigo, M., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Aug 13 2007, In : Brain Research. 1163, 1, p. 86-90 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insulin Receptor
Testosterone
Gene Expression
Arcuate Nucleus of Hypothalamus
Messenger RNA
59 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal dynamics of type 2 deiodinase expression after melatonin injections in Syrian hamsters

Yasuo, S., Yoshimura, T., Ebihara, S. & Korf, H. W., Sep 1 2007, In : Endocrinology. 148, 9, p. 4385-4392 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iodide Peroxidase
Mesocricetus
Melatonin
Injections
Third Ventricle