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Research Output 2001 2018

  • 2353 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 69 Article
  • 1 Review article
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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
108 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
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
1 Citation (Scopus)
Taurine
Intraperitoneal Injections
Alanine
Growth
Milk
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
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
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
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
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
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
10 Citations (Scopus)
Inbred F344 Rats
Photoperiod
Energy Metabolism
Wistar Rats
Fats
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
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
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
39 Citations (Scopus)
Thyrotropin
Iodide Peroxidase
Injections
Quail
Photoperiod
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)

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
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
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
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)

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., 277.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

amino acid metabolism
hamsters
brain
tyrosine
dopamine
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
4 Citations (Scopus)
melatonin
Melatonin
thyroid hormones
hypothalamus
Thyroid Hormones
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

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
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
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
3 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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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, p. R568-R572

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photoperiod
Thyroid Hormones
Birds
Mammals
Enzymes
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
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

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
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
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
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
29 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