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Research Output 2001 2018

  • 2349 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 69 Article
  • 1 Review article
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
125 Citations (Scopus)
Coturnix
Circadian Clocks
Suprachiasmatic Nucleus
Pineal Gland
Hypothalamus
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
2 Citations (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
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

Maternal stress during the lactation period rather than the gestation period strongly influences the amino acid composition in milk and affects growth and behaviour in offspring

Nishigawa, T., Nagamachi, S., Takakura, M., Ikeda, H., Kodaira, M., Yamaguchi, T., Surchowdhury, V., Yasuo, S. & Furuse, M., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University. 63, 1, p. 61-70 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gestation period
Lactation
amino acid composition
Milk
lactation
22 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
4 Citations (Scopus)
melatonin
Melatonin
thyroid hormones
hypothalamus
Thyroid Hormones
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
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
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
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
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
4 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
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
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
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