Junichi Kitagawa

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Affiliation: Nihon University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Facilitation of reflex swallowing from the pharynx and larynx
    Junichi Kitagawa
    Department of Physiology, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japn
    J Oral Sci 51:167-71. 2009
  2. pmc Mechanisms involved in an increment of multimodal excitability of medullary and upper cervical dorsal horn neurons following cutaneous capsaicin treatment
    Kuniya Honda
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda ku Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Pain 4:59. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Activation of interleukin-1beta receptor suppresses the voltage-gated potassium currents in the small-diameter trigeminal ganglion neurons following peripheral inflammation
    Mamoru Takeda
    Department of Physiology, Nippon Dental University, Fujimi cho, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Pain 139:594-602. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Ascending multisynaptic pathways from the trigeminal ganglion to the anterior cingulate cortex
    Koichi Iwata
    Department of Physiology, Nihon University School of Dentistry, 1 8 13 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, 101 8310, Japan
    Exp Neurol 227:69-78. 2011
  5. pmc Alteration of primary afferent activity following inferior alveolar nerve transection in rats
    Kazuharu Nakagawa
    Department of Dysphagia Rehabilitation, Nihon University School of Dentistry, 1 8 13 Kanda Surugadai, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, 101 8310, Japan
    Mol Pain 6:9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Modulation of trigeminal spinal subnucleus caudalis neuronal activity following regeneration of transected inferior alveolar nerve in rats
    Kimiko Saito
    Department of Physiology, Nihon University School of Dentistry, 1 8 13 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 99:2251-63. 2008
  7. pmc Involvement of ERK phosphorylation in brainstem neurons in modulation of swallowing reflex in rats
    Takanori Tsujimura
    Department of Dysphagia Rehabilitation, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
    J Physiol 587:805-17. 2009
  8. pmc Increased phosphorylation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase in trigeminal nociceptive neurons following propofol administration in rats
    Emi Shoda
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
    J Pain 10:573-85. 2009
  9. pmc Potassium channels as a potential therapeutic target for trigeminal neuropathic and inflammatory pain
    Mamoru Takeda
    Department of Physiology, School of Life Dentistry at Tokyo, Nippon Dental University, 1 9 20 Fujimi cho, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Pain 7:5. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Involvement of dorsal column nucleus neurons in nociceptive transmission in aged rats
    Junichi Kitagawa
    Department of Physiology, School of Dentistry, Nihon University, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 94:4178-87. 2005

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Facilitation of reflex swallowing from the pharynx and larynx
    Junichi Kitagawa
    Department of Physiology, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japn
    J Oral Sci 51:167-71. 2009
    ..The present findings suggest that spatiotemporal summation of afferent signals from the GPN-ph and SLN results in an increase of motoneuronal activity in the medullary swallowing center, thus enhancing reflex swallowing...
  2. pmc Mechanisms involved in an increment of multimodal excitability of medullary and upper cervical dorsal horn neurons following cutaneous capsaicin treatment
    Kuniya Honda
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda ku Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Pain 4:59. 2008
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  3. doi request reprint Activation of interleukin-1beta receptor suppresses the voltage-gated potassium currents in the small-diameter trigeminal ganglion neurons following peripheral inflammation
    Mamoru Takeda
    Department of Physiology, Nippon Dental University, Fujimi cho, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Pain 139:594-602. 2008
    ..These findings provide evidence for the development of voltage-gated K(+) channel openers and IL-1beta antagonists as therapeutic agents for the treatment of trigeminal inflammatory hyperalgesia...
  4. doi request reprint Ascending multisynaptic pathways from the trigeminal ganglion to the anterior cingulate cortex
    Koichi Iwata
    Department of Physiology, Nihon University School of Dentistry, 1 8 13 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, 101 8310, Japan
    Exp Neurol 227:69-78. 2011
    ..Lack of overlap with the lateral nociceptive system is notable and suggests that the medial and lateral nociceptive systems perform separate and non-overlapping functions...
  5. pmc Alteration of primary afferent activity following inferior alveolar nerve transection in rats
    Kazuharu Nakagawa
    Department of Dysphagia Rehabilitation, Nihon University School of Dentistry, 1 8 13 Kanda Surugadai, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, 101 8310, Japan
    Mol Pain 6:9. 2010
    ..In order to evaluate the neural mechanisms underlying the abnormal facial pain that may develop following regeneration of the injured inferior alveolar nerve (IAN), the properties of the IAN innervated in the mental region were analyzed...
  6. doi request reprint Modulation of trigeminal spinal subnucleus caudalis neuronal activity following regeneration of transected inferior alveolar nerve in rats
    Kimiko Saito
    Department of Physiology, Nihon University School of Dentistry, 1 8 13 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 99:2251-63. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that these alterations may be involved in the development of mechanical allodynia in the cutaneous region innervated by the regenerated IAN...
  7. pmc Involvement of ERK phosphorylation in brainstem neurons in modulation of swallowing reflex in rats
    Takanori Tsujimura
    Department of Dysphagia Rehabilitation, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
    J Physiol 587:805-17. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Increased phosphorylation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase in trigeminal nociceptive neurons following propofol administration in rats
    Emi Shoda
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
    J Pain 10:573-85. 2009
    ..This may explain deep pain around the injection regions during intravenous bolus infusion of PRO...
  9. pmc Potassium channels as a potential therapeutic target for trigeminal neuropathic and inflammatory pain
    Mamoru Takeda
    Department of Physiology, School of Life Dentistry at Tokyo, Nippon Dental University, 1 9 20 Fujimi cho, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Pain 7:5. 2011
    ..We also discuss the potential of Kv channel openers as therapeutic agents for trigeminal neuropathic/inflammatory pain, such as mechanical allodynia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Involvement of dorsal column nucleus neurons in nociceptive transmission in aged rats
    Junichi Kitagawa
    Department of Physiology, School of Dentistry, Nihon University, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 94:4178-87. 2005
    ..The present findings suggest that the hyperexcitability of GN neurons could be involved in abnormal noxious pain sensations with advancing age...
  11. ncbi request reprint Topical capsaicin application causes cold hypersensitivity in awake monkeys
    Hiroshi Kamo
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
    J Oral Sci 50:175-9. 2008
    ..The present findings suggest that topical application of capsaicin to the facial skin induces reversible hypersensitivity to a facial cold stimulus in behaving monkeys...
  12. ncbi request reprint Activation of trigeminal intranuclear pathway in rats with temporomandibular joint inflammation
    Takako Sato
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nihon University School of Dentistry, Tokyo, Japan
    J Oral Sci 47:65-9. 2005
    ..Fos/FG cells were only observed in the deep laminae of the Vc/C(1,2) zone. These findings suggest that Vi/Vc transition zone activity is modulated by activation of the caudal laminated zone after orofacial tissue injury...
  13. ncbi request reprint The functional difference between transient and sustained K+ currents on the action potentials in tetrodotoxin-resistant adult rat trigeminal ganglion neurons
    Shinki Yoshida
    Department of Physiology, Nippon Dental University, School of Life Dentistry at Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Res 1152:64-74. 2007
    ..These results suggested that I(A) and I(K) had independent effects regulating the intrinsic firing properties of the action potential number and timing, respectively, in adult rat TTX-R TG neurons...
  14. ncbi request reprint Allopurinol gel mitigates radiation-induced mucositis and dermatitis
    Junichi Kitagawa
    Department of Physiology, Nippon Dental University, School of Life Dentistry at Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Radiat Res 49:49-54. 2008
    ..These results suggest that allopurinol gel application can mitigate inflammation reactions associated with radiation-induced oral mucositis and dermatitis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Central neuronal changes after nerve injury: neuroplastic influences of injury and aging
    Koichi Iwata
    Department of Physiology, School of Dentistry, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Orofac Pain 18:293-8. 2004
    ..These observations suggest that the changes in neuronal activity in the aged rats likely corresponded to the changes observed in the rat model of peripheral nerve injury...