Hiroichi Ichikawa

Summary

Affiliation: Okayama University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Peptide 19 in the rat superior cervical ganglion
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Neuroscience 161:86-94. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Peptide 19 in the rat vagal and glossopharyngeal sensory ganglia
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy and Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1038:107-12. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Brn-3a deficiency increases tyrosine hydroxylase-immunoreactive neurons in the dorsal root ganglion
    Hiroyuki Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1036:192-5. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Osteocalcin-immunoreactive neurons in the vagal and glossopharyngeal sensory ganglia of the rat
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1031:129-33. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The development of myelinated nociceptors is dependent upon trks in the trigeminal ganglion
    Hiroyuki Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700, Japan
    Acta Histochem 106:337-43. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Neurocalcin-immunoreactive neurons in the petrosal ganglion innervate the taste bud
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy and Biodental Research Center, Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama University, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1017:244-7. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of mCOUP-TF1 deficiency on the glossopharyngeal and vagal sensory ganglia
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
    Brain Res 1014:247-50. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of Brn-3a deficiency on parvalbumin-immunoreactive primary sensory neurons in the dorsal root ganglion
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 150:41-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint VR1-, VRL-1- and P2X3 receptor-immunoreactive innervation of the rat temporomandibular joint
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Orthodontics, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1008:131-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Delta-opioid receptor-immunoreactive neurons in the rat cranial sensory ganglia
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1043:225-30. 2005

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Publications46

  1. doi request reprint Peptide 19 in the rat superior cervical ganglion
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Neuroscience 161:86-94. 2009
    ..3% of nicotine adenine dinucleotide phosphate diaphorase-positive neurons co-expressed peptide 19. These findings indicate that colchicine treatment causes decrease of peptide 19 expression and increase of nitric oxide synthase activity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Peptide 19 in the rat vagal and glossopharyngeal sensory ganglia
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy and Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1038:107-12. 2005
    ..In the soft palate, taste buds were innervated by PEP 19-IR nerve fibers. The present study suggests that PEP 19-IR neurons include chemoreceptors in the vagal and glossopharyngeal sensory ganglia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Brn-3a deficiency increases tyrosine hydroxylase-immunoreactive neurons in the dorsal root ganglion
    Hiroyuki Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1036:192-5. 2005
    ..D.=68.2+/-34.3 microm2, range=11.8-166.8 microm2). The present study suggests that Brn-3a may normally suppress TH expression in many small DRG neurons but activate TH expression in large DRG neurons...
  4. ncbi request reprint Osteocalcin-immunoreactive neurons in the vagal and glossopharyngeal sensory ganglia of the rat
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1031:129-33. 2005
    ..These findings may suggest that OC-IR petrosal neurons have chemoreceptive function in the tongue...
  5. ncbi request reprint The development of myelinated nociceptors is dependent upon trks in the trigeminal ganglion
    Hiroyuki Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700, Japan
    Acta Histochem 106:337-43. 2004
    ..5-ip nerve fibers were absent in trkA-knockout mice but abundant in trkB- and trkC-knockout mice. The present study suggests that the development of myelinated nociceptors is dependent on trkA and trkC but not on trkB...
  6. ncbi request reprint Neurocalcin-immunoreactive neurons in the petrosal ganglion innervate the taste bud
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy and Biodental Research Center, Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama University, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1017:244-7. 2004
    ..The retrograde tracing method indicated that NC-ir petrosal neurons innervated taste buds in the circumvallate papilla. NC-ir neurons may have a gustatory function in the petrosal ganglion...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of mCOUP-TF1 deficiency on the glossopharyngeal and vagal sensory ganglia
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
    Brain Res 1014:247-50. 2004
    ..In the tongue of knockout mice, the number of CGRP-IR nerve fibers decreased compared to wild-type and heterozygous mice. The development of CGRP-IR petrosal neurons, which supply innervation of the tongue, may depend on mCOUP-TFI...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of Brn-3a deficiency on parvalbumin-immunoreactive primary sensory neurons in the dorsal root ganglion
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 150:41-5. 2004
    ..Thus, our data suggest that Brn-3a may play an important role in the central projection and terminal formation of DRG proprioceptors in the spinal cord...
  9. ncbi request reprint VR1-, VRL-1- and P2X3 receptor-immunoreactive innervation of the rat temporomandibular joint
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Orthodontics, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1008:131-6. 2004
    ..The present study suggests that the TMJ has abundant nociceptors which respond to vanilloid compounds, protons, heat and extracellular ATP...
  10. ncbi request reprint Delta-opioid receptor-immunoreactive neurons in the rat cranial sensory ganglia
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1043:225-30. 2005
    ..The present study suggests that DOR-IR neurons may be associated with nociceptive and/or chemoreceptive function in the cranial sensory ganglia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Brn-3a is required for the generation of proprioceptors in the mesencephalic trigeminal tract nucleus
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1053:203-6. 2005
    ..The present study suggests that Brn-3a is required for the development of proprioceptors but not motoneurons in the trigeminal nervous system...
  12. doi request reprint Brn-3a deficiency transiently increases expression of calbindin D-28 k and calretinin in the trigeminal ganglion during embryonic development
    Hiroyuki Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama, 700 8525, Japan
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 29:691-8. 2009
    ..5 and E14.5. Caspase-3-dependent cell death of CB- and CR-ir neurons may be suppressed by the deficiency at E14.5...
  13. ncbi request reprint The number of nociceptors in the trigeminal ganglion but not proprioceptors in the mesencephalic trigeminal tract nucleus is reduced in dystonin deficient dystonia musculorum mice
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1226:33-8. 2008
    ..In contrast, Mes5 neurons were barely affected in dt mice. These data together suggest that dystonin is necessary for survival of nociceptors but not proprioceptors in the trigeminal nervous system...
  14. ncbi request reprint Brain-derived neurotrophic factor-immunoreactive neurons in the rat vagal and glossopharyngeal sensory ganglia; co-expression with other neurochemical substances
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
    Brain Res 1155:93-9. 2007
    ..2%). However, BDNF-immunoreactive neurons were devoid of parvalbumin in these ganglia. The present findings suggest that BDNF-containing vagal and glossopharyngeal sensory neurons have nociceptive and chemoreceptive functions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dystonin deficiency reduces taste buds and fungiform papillae in the anterior part of the tongue
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1129:142-6. 2007
    ..5 and calbindin D28k-containing nerve fibers in fungiform papillae. These data together suggest that dystonin is required for the innervation and development of fungiform papillae and taste buds...
  16. ncbi request reprint Brain-derived neurotrophic factor-immunoreactive primary sensory neurons in the rat trigeminal ganglion and trigeminal sensory nuclei
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1081:113-8. 2006
    ..However, the content of BDNF in TG neurons probably depends on their peripheral targets. BDNF seems to convey nociceptive cutaneous input to the trigeminal sensory nuclei...
  17. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical localization of gamma and beta subunits of epithelial Na+ channel in the rat molar tooth pulp
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1065:138-41. 2005
    ..Virtually all myelinated axons showed gammaENaC-IR (97%), whereas unmyelinated axons were mostly devoid of it (12%). These findings suggest that myelinated tooth pulp nociceptors respond to mechanical stimuli...
  18. ncbi request reprint The survival of vagal and glossopharyngeal sensory neurons is dependent upon dystonin
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Neuroscience 137:531-6. 2006
    ..Their peripheral endings also decreased in the taste bud and epithelium of circumvallate papillae. These data together suggest that the survival of vagal and glossopharyngeal sensory neurons is dependent upon dystonin...
  19. ncbi request reprint Calretinin-containing neurons which co-express parvalbumin and calbindin D-28k in the rat spinal and cranial sensory ganglia; triple immunofluorescence study
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1061:118-23. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II in the rat cranial sensory ganglia
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Shikata cho, Okayama, Japan
    Brain Res 1005:36-43. 2004
    ..8% of trigeminal neurons which were retrogradely traced with fluorogold from the facial skin and nasal mucosa exhibited CaMKII-ir. Forty-six percent of petrosal neurons which innervated the soft palate were immunoreactive for the enzyme...
  21. ncbi request reprint The co-expression of P2X3 receptor with VR1 and VRL-1 in the rat trigeminal ganglion
    Hiroyuki Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, and Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 998:130-5. 2004
    ..The present study indicates that P2X3 receptor-ir TG neurons, which co-express VR-ir, are abundant in the facial skin. The tooth pulp is probably innervated by TG neurons, which contain both P2X3-and VRL-1-ir...
  22. ncbi request reprint The reduction of proprioceptors in the mesencephalic trigeminal tract nucleus after neonatal masseteric nerve transection; effect of brain-derived neurotrophic factor
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1153:98-102. 2007
    ..The survival of proprioceptors during early postnatal period is probably dependent upon brain-derived neurotrophic factor in the trigeminal nervous system...
  23. ncbi request reprint Osteopontin-immunoreactivity in the rat trigeminal ganglion and trigeminal sensory nuclei
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University, Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, 700 8525, Okayama, Japan
    Brain Res 919:147-54. 2001
    ..Such neurons probably project their central terminals to the trigeminal sensory nuclei except for the superficial laminae of the MDH...
  24. ncbi request reprint Co-expression of VRL-1 and calbindin D-28k in the rat sensory ganglia
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 924:109-12. 2002
    ..The present findings may suggest that VRL-1 is associated with chemosensory functions in visceral sensory neurons...
  25. ncbi request reprint The co-expression of ASIC3 with calcitonin gene-related peptide and parvalbumin in the rat trigeminal ganglion
    Hiroichi Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy and Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 943:287-91. 2002
    ..ASIC3-IR neurons which have large myelinated axons may be common in the tooth pulp but not the facial skin. The axonal morphology of ASIC3-IR TG neurons may depend on the variety of their receptive fields...
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of Brn-3a deficiency on nociceptors and low-threshold mechanoreceptors in the trigeminal ganglion
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama, Japan
    Brain Res Mol Brain Res 104:240-5. 2002
    ..Together, our data suggest that nociceptors and low-threshold mechanoreceptors with medium-sized to large cell bodies may be sensitive to the loss of Brn-3a...
  27. ncbi request reprint Innervation of the carotid body: Immunohistochemical, denervation, and retrograde tracing studies
    Hiroyuki Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University, Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700, Japan
    Microsc Res Tech 59:188-95. 2002
    ..The origin and functional significance of the various neurochemical substances present in the carotid body is discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint The difference of osteocalcin-immunoreactive neurons in the rat dorsal root and trigeminal ganglia: co-expression with nociceptive transducers and central projection
    Hiroyuki Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 958:459-62. 2002
    ..The present study suggests that OC-ir TG nociceptors send their unmyelinated axons to the superficial laminae of the MDH...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of Brn-3a deficiency on parvalbumin-, calbindin D-28k-, calretinin- and calcitonin gene-related peptide-immunoreactive primary sensory neurons in the trigeminal ganglion
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Neuroscience 113:537-46. 2002
    ..Taken together, our data suggest that Brn-3a deficiency has effects on the expression of neurochemical substances in the trigeminal ganglion...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of Brn-3a deficiency on primary nociceptors in the trigeminal ganglion
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Neurosci Res 51:445-51. 2005
    ..The present study suggests that Brn-3a deficiency may have effects on the survival of trigeminal nociceptors and their expression of some neurochemical substances...
  31. ncbi request reprint The co-expression of VR1 and VRL-1 in the rat vagal sensory ganglia
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, and Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 980:293-6. 2003
    ..The present study suggests that co-expression of VR1 and VRL-1 may be more common in visceral sensory neurons than in somatic sensory neurons...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide-immunoreactive nerve fibers in rat and human tooth pulps
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, and Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 980:288-92. 2003
    ..On the other hand, almost all PACAP-IR nerve fibers in the human tooth pulp co-expressed VIP-IR and, thus, thought to be autonomic in nature...
  33. ncbi request reprint Kv1.2-immunoreactive primary sensory neurons in the rat trigeminal ganglion
    Hiroyuki Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Anatomy and Function, and Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Japan
    Brain Res 974:222-7. 2003
    ..The present study indicates that Kv1.2-ir TG neurons include low-threshold mechanoreceptors and nociceptors which innervate the facial skin and tooth pulp, respectively...
  34. ncbi request reprint Calcium-binding protein-immunoreactive innervation of the rat vibrissa
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, and Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Japan
    Brain Res 970:226-31. 2003
    ..In addition, 73 and 36% of the PV-ir neurons showed NC- and PEP19-ir, respectively. The content and co-expression of CaBPs in vibrissal low-threshold mechanoreceptors may depend on their terminal morphology...
  35. ncbi request reprint ASIC3-immunoreactive neurons in the rat vagal and glossopharyngeal sensory ganglia
    T Fukuda
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Rehabilitation, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1081:150-5. 2006
    ..5%) and nodose ganglia (3.8%). These findings may suggest that ASIC3-containing neurons have a wide variety of sensory modalities in the vagal and glossopharyngeal sensory ganglia...
  36. ncbi request reprint Aspartate-immunoreactive primary sensory neurons in the mouse trigeminal ganglion
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 1082:67-72. 2006
    ..These findings may suggest that the function of aspartate-containing TG neurons is correlated with their peripheral receptive fields...
  37. ncbi request reprint VR1-immunoreactive primary sensory neurons in the rat trigeminal ganglion
    H Ichikawa
    Second Department of Oral Anatomy and Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Dental School, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    Brain Res 890:184-8. 2001
    ..The present study indicates that primary nociceptive neurons which respond to vanilloid compounds, protons and heat are abundant in the facial skin but not in the tooth pulp...
  38. ncbi request reprint Neonatal primary neuronal death induced by capsaicin and axotomy involves an apoptotic mechanism
    T Sugimoto
    Department of Oral Anatomy II, Okayama University Dental School, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700, Japan
    Brain Res 807:147-54. 1998
    ..5 h after neonatal capsaicin was observed after capsaicin injection in adults. The results indicate that the capsaicin-induced and nerve injury-induced primary neuronal damages in newborn rats share a common final pathway, apoptosis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Postnatal changes in Bax-immunoreactivity and apoptosis of the rat trigeminal primary neurons
    T Sugimoto
    Department of Oral Anatomy II, Okayama University Dental School, Okayama, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 258:97-100. 1998
    ..During the first 11 days the percentage of apoptotic cells was highly correlated to the postnatal days with a regression line y = -0.083x + 0.877 (r = 0.976). A possible role of Bax in neonatal rat primary neurons is discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Activation of microglia and p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase in the dorsal column nucleus contributes to tactile allodynia following peripheral nerve injury
    R Terayama
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama, Japan
    Neuroscience 153:1245-55. 2008
    ..Activation of p38 MAPK in medullary microglia may contribute to the pathogenesis of neuropathic pain...
  41. ncbi request reprint Vanilloid receptor 1-like receptor-immunoreactive primary sensory neurons in the rat trigeminal nervous system
    H Ichikawa
    Second Department of Oral Anatomy and Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Dental School, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, 700 8525, Okayama, Japan
    Neuroscience 101:719-25. 2000
    ..From the findings of the present study, we propose that large primary neurons responding to high-threshold noxious heat are abundant in the tooth pulp, but not in the facial skin...
  42. ncbi request reprint Developmental dependency of Merkel endings on trks in the palate
    H Ichikawa
    Second Department of Oral Anatomy and Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Dental School, Okayama 700, Japan
    Brain Res Mol Brain Res 88:171-5. 2001
    ..The normal development of Merkel endings at the top of palatal rugae is probably dependent on trkA, trkB and trkC...
  43. ncbi request reprint Induction of immediate-early genes c-fos and zif268 in the subnucleus oralis by noxious tooth pulp stimulation
    T Sugimoto
    Department of Oral Anatomy II, Okayama University Dental School, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700, Japan
    Brain Res 794:353-8. 1998
    ..These results provide evidence that noxious dental signals reach the ipsilateral subnucleus oralis and up-regulate the transcription of immediate early genes c-fos and zif268...
  44. ncbi request reprint Increase of galanin in trigeminal ganglion during tooth movement
    T Deguchi
    Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1, Shikata cho, Okayama, 700 8525, Japan
    J Dent Res 85:658-63. 2006
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint The somatostatin sst2A receptor in the rat trigeminal ganglion
    H Ichikawa
    Department of Oral Function and Anatomy, and Biodental Research Center, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8525
    Neuroscience 120:807-13. 2003
    ..The present study indicates that sst2A receptor-immunoreactive trigeminal nociceptors innervate the nasal mucosa. They may project to the superficial laminae of the medullary dorsal horn...
  46. ncbi request reprint Plasma adrenomedullin levels in patients on hemodialysis
    H Yamasaki
    Department of Medicine III, Okayama University Medical School, 251, Shikata-cho, Okayama-city, Okayama, Japan
    Nephron 89:20-5. 2001
    ..In conclusion, elevation in plasma AM level causes a fall in MBP in patients on HD, therefore, removal of AM by HD treatment using a high-flux dialyzer contributes to the stability of blood pressure during HD...