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Research Output 2001 2018

  • 2349 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 69 Article
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2001
64 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of the suprachiasmatic nucleus in birds

Yoshimura, T., Yasuo, S., Suzuki, Y., Makino, E., Yokota, Y. & Ebihara, S., 2001, In : American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 280, 4 49-4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
Birds
Circadian Rhythm
Biological Clocks
Coturnix
2002
33 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of melatonin administration on qPer2, qPer3, and qClock gene expression in the suprachiasmatic nucleus of Japanese quail

Yasuo, S., Yoshimura, T., Bartell, P. A., Iigo, M., Makino, E., Okabayashi, N. & Ebihara, S., Jan 1 2002, In : European Journal of Neuroscience. 16, 8, p. 1541-1546 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coturnix
Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
Melatonin
Gene Expression
Messenger RNA
10 Citations (Scopus)

Mapping quantitative trait loci affecting circadian photosensitivity in retinally degenerate mice

Yoshimura, T., Yokota, Y., Ishikawa, A., Yasuo, S., Hayashi, N., Suzuki, T., Okabayashi, N., Namikawa, T. & Ebihara, S., Dec 1 2002, In : Journal of Biological Rhythms. 17, 6, p. 512-519 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantitative Trait Loci
Genes
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 12
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 8
Inbred CBA Mouse
2003
125 Citations (Scopus)
Coturnix
Circadian Clocks
Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
Pineal Gland
Hypothalamus
2 Citations (Scopus)

Expression of IKKα mRNA in the suprachiasmatic nucleus and circadian rhythms of mice lacking IKKα

Hayashi, N., Yasuo, S., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Dec 12 2003, In : Brain Research. 993, 1-2, p. 217-221 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
Circadian Rhythm
Quantitative Trait Loci
Messenger RNA
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 19
316 Citations (Scopus)

Light-induced hormone conversion of T4 to T3 regulates photoperiodic response of gonads in birds

Yoshimura, T., Yasuo, S., Watanabe, M., Iigo, M., Yamamura, T., Hirunagi, K. & Ebihara, S., Nov 13 2003, In : Nature. 426, 6963, p. 178-181 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coturnix
Gonads
Hypothalamus
Birds
Hormones
26 Citations (Scopus)

Ontogeny of circadian clock gene expression in the pineal and the suprachiasmatic nucleus of chick embryo

Okabayashi, N., Yasuo, S., Watanabe, M., Namikawa, T., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Nov 14 2003, In : Brain Research. 990, 1-2, p. 231-234 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Circadian Clocks
Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
Chick Embryo
Photoperiod
Periodicity
2004
20 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of the two distinct subtypes of metabotropic glutamate receptors from honeybee, Apis mellifera

Funada, M., Yasuo, S., Yoshimura, T., Ebihara, S., Sasagawa, H., Kitagawa, Y. & Kadowaki, T., Apr 15 2004, In : Neuroscience Letters. 359, 3, p. 190-194 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors
Bees
Brain
Neuromuscular Junction
Neurotransmitter Agents
5 Citations (Scopus)

Circadian expression of clock gene in the optic tectum of Japanese quail

Yasuo, S., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Apr 16 2004, In : Brain Research. 1005, 1-2, p. 193-196 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coturnix
Circadian Clocks
Superior Colliculi
Gene Expression
Light
3 Citations (Scopus)

Oral thyroxine administration mimics photoperiodically induced gonadal growth in Japanese quail

Yasuo, S., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Oct 1 2004, In : Animal Science Journal. 75, 5, p. 407-410 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coturnix
triiodothyronine
thyroxine
Thyroxine
L-thyroxine
39 Citations (Scopus)

Photoinducible phase-specific light induction of Cry1 gene in the pars tuberalis of Japanese quail

Yasuo, S., Watanabe, M., Tsukada, A., Takagi, T., Iigo, M., Shimada, K., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Apr 1 2004, In : Endocrinology. 145, 4, p. 1612-1616 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coturnix
Photoperiod
Prolactin
Light
Mammals
124 Citations (Scopus)

Photoperiodic regulation of type 2 deiodinase gene in djungarian hamster: Possible homologies between avian and mammalian photoperiodic regulation of reproduction

Watanabe, M., Yasuo, S., Watanabe, T., Yamamura, T., Nakao, N., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Apr 1 2004, In : Endocrinology. 145, 4, p. 1546-1549 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phodopus
Iodide Peroxidase
Hypothalamus
Reproduction
Mammals
2005
7 Citations (Scopus)

Conservation of novel Mahya genes shows the existence of neural functions common between Hymenoptera and Deuterostome

Tsuchimoto, M., Yasuo, S., Funada, M., Aoki, M., Sasagawa, H., Yoshimura, T., Tadauchi, O., Cameron, S. A., Kitagawa, Y. & Kadowaki, T., Nov 1 2005, In : Development Genes and Evolution. 215, 11, p. 564-574 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hymenoptera
Olfactory Bulb
Bees
Brain
Cerebellum
107 Citations (Scopus)

The reciprocal switching of two thyroid hormone-activating and -inactivating enzyme genes is involved in the photoperiodic gonadal response of Japanese Quail

Yasuo, S., Watanabe, M., Nakao, N., Takagi, T., Follett, B. K., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Jun 1 2005, In : Endocrinology. 146, 6, p. 2551-2554 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coturnix
Thyroid Hormones
Iodide Peroxidase
Enzymes
Switch Genes
2006
71 Citations (Scopus)

Long-day suppressed expression of type 2 deiodinase gene in the mediobasal hypothalamus of the Saanen goat, a short-day breeder: Implication for seasonal window of thyroid hormone action on reproductive neuroendocrine axis

Yasuo, S., Nakao, N., Ohkura, S., Iigo, M., Hagiwara, S., Goto, A., Ando, H., Yamamura, T., Watanabe, M., Watanabe, T., Oda, S. I., Maeda, K. I., Lincoln, G. A., Okamura, H., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Jan 1 2006, In : Endocrinology. 147, 1, p. 432-440 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anestrus
Iodide Peroxidase
Thyroid Hormones
Goats
Hypothalamus
15 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular mechanism of photoperiodic time measurement in the brain of Japanese quail

Yasuo, S., Watanabe, M., Iigo, M., Yamamura, T., Nakao, N., Takagi, T., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., May 24 2006, In : Chronobiology International. 23, 1-2, p. 307-315 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coturnix
Hypothalamus
Iodide Peroxidase
Luteinizing Hormone
Brain
11 Citations (Scopus)

Peripheral clock gene expression in CS mice with bimodal locomotor rhythms

Watanabe, T., Kojima, M., Tomida, S., Nakamura, T. J., Yamamura, T., Nakao, N., Yasuo, S., Yoshimura, T. & Ebihara, S., Apr 1 2006, In : Neuroscience Research. 54, 4, p. 295-301 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gene Expression
Darkness
Adrenal Glands
Circadian Rhythm
Inbred C57BL Mouse
51 Citations (Scopus)

Possible involvement of organic anion transporting polypeptide 1c1 in the photoperiodic response of gonads in birds

Nakao, N., Takagi, T., Iigo, M., Tsukamoto, T., Yasuo, S., Masuda, T., Yanagisawa, T., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Mar 1 2006, In : Endocrinology. 147, 3, p. 1067-1073 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gonads
Thyroid Hormones
Hypothalamus
Birds
Anions
82 Citations (Scopus)

T3 implantation mimics photoperiodically reduced encasement of nerve terminals by glial processes in the median eminence of Japanese quail

Yamamura, T., Yasuo, S., Hirunagi, K., Ebihara, S. & Yoshimura, T., Apr 1 2006, In : Cell and tissue research. 324, 1, p. 175-179 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coturnix
Median Eminence
Neuroglia
Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone
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, p. R1315-R1319

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 1 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
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
293 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
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
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
2012
25 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
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
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
12 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
14 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
27 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
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