Youngnam Kang


Affiliation: Osaka University
Country: Japan


  1. Toyoda H, Saito M, Sato H, Kawano T, Kawakami S, Yatani H, et al. Enhanced lateral inhibition in the barrel cortex by deletion of phospholipase C-related catalytically inactive protein-1/2 in mice. Pflugers Arch. 2015;467:1445-1456 pubmed publisher
  2. Kang Y, Dempo Y, Ohashi A, Saito M, Toyoda H, Sato H, et al. Nitric oxide activates leak K+ currents in the presumed cholinergic neuron of basal forebrain. J Neurophysiol. 2007;98:3397-410 pubmed
  3. Kang Y, Saito M, Sato H, Toyoda H, Maeda Y, Hirai T, et al. Involvement of persistent Na+ current in spike initiation in primary sensory neurons of the rat mesencephalic trigeminal nucleus. J Neurophysiol. 2007;97:2385-93 pubmed
    ..These observations strongly suggest that low-voltage-activated I(NaP) is involved in spike initiation in the stem axon of MTN neurons. ..
  4. Morita Isogai Y, Sato H, Saito M, Kuramoto E, Yin D, Kaneko T, et al. A distinct functional distribution of α and γ motoneurons in the rat trigeminal motor nucleus. Brain Struct Funct. 2017;222:3231-3239 pubmed publisher
    ..Consistent with the size concept of motor units, the presence of smaller jaw-closing αMNs was coherent with the inclusion of jaw-closing muscle fibers with smaller diameters compared to limb muscle fibers. ..