Masao Ito

Summary

Affiliation: RIKEN Brain Science Institute
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cerebellar circuitry as a neuronal machine
    Masao Ito
    RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Saitama, Japan
    Prog Neurobiol 78:272-303. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Control of mental activities by internal models in the cerebellum
    Masao Ito
    Masao Ito is at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute, 2 1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Nat Rev Neurosci 9:304-13. 2008
  3. pmc Evolutionarily conserved bias of amino-acid usage refines the definition of PDZ-binding motif
    Takahiko Chimura
    Laboratory for Memory and Learning, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    BMC Genomics 12:300. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Functional roles of neuropeptides in cerebellar circuits
    M Ito
    RIKEN, Brain Science Institute, 2 1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Neuroscience 162:666-72. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint 'Nurturing the brain' as an emerging research field involving child neurology
    Masao Ito
    Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, 2 1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Brain Dev 26:429-33. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Synaptic transmission and long-term depression in Purkinje cells in an in vitro block preparation of the cerebellum isolated from neonatal rats
    Akiko Arata
    Laboratory for Memory and Learning, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, Hirosawa 2 1, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Prog Brain Res 148:111-23. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Bases and implications of learning in the cerebellum--adaptive control and internal model mechanism
    Masao Ito
    RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Prog Brain Res 148:95-109. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Purkinje cell functions in the in vitro cerebellum isolated from neonatal rats in a block with the pons and medulla
    Akiko Arata
    Laboratory for Memory and Learning, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, 2 1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Neurosci Res 50:361-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "Ito M, Yoshida M, Obata K. Monosynaptic inhibition of the intracerebellar nuclei induced from the cerebellar cortex. Experentia. 1964:20;575-6"
    Masao Ito
    RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Cerebellum 6:105. 2007
  10. pmc Lipid signaling in cytosolic phospholipase A2alpha-cyclooxygenase-2 cascade mediates cerebellar long-term depression and motor learning
    Tung Dinh Le
    Ito Laboratory and Nagao Laboratory, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:3198-203. 2010

Collaborators

  • Shogo Endo
  • Yoshinori Shirai
  • Akiko Arata
  • Soichi Nagao
  • Takeshi Sakurai
  • T Shimizu
  • Naoko Nisimaru
  • Shantanu Sur
  • Thomas Launey
  • Takahiko Chimura
  • Tung Dinh Le
  • Sayaka Kita
  • Hiroyuki Ohta
  • Atsushi Kawakita
  • Hironori Okada
  • Chetan Mittal
  • Thongchai Sooksawate
  • Tsutomu Hashikawa
  • Prabu Anandaraj
  • Miyuki Yamamoto
  • Eugene T Pashuck
  • Mustafa O Guler
  • Samuel I Stupp
  • Takehito Okamoto
  • Tetsuya Tatsukawa
  • Hyeteok Kim
  • Shigeki Shibata
  • Ken Ichi Iwasaki
  • Akira Otsubo
  • Hisayuki Mitsui
  • Teiji Sota
  • Tsutomu Hattori
  • David W Roubik
  • Reiko Hattori
  • Yuuji Ushiba
  • John S Ascher
  • Hiroyuki Tanaka
  • Makoto Kato
  • Akira Tonosaki
  • Hiroshi Watanabe
  • Yoshihiro Hirose
  • Tadashi Sankai

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Cerebellar circuitry as a neuronal machine
    Masao Ito
    RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Saitama, Japan
    Prog Neurobiol 78:272-303. 2006
    ..In the 1967 monograph, "The Cerebellum as a Neuronal Machine", he, in collaboration with Masao Ito and Janos Szentágothai, presented blue-print-like wiring diagrams of the cerebellar neuronal circuitry...
  2. doi request reprint Control of mental activities by internal models in the cerebellum
    Masao Ito
    Masao Ito is at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute, 2 1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Nat Rev Neurosci 9:304-13. 2008
    ..This article examines the conceptual bases and experimental evidence for this hypothesis...
  3. pmc Evolutionarily conserved bias of amino-acid usage refines the definition of PDZ-binding motif
    Takahiko Chimura
    Laboratory for Memory and Learning, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    BMC Genomics 12:300. 2011
    ..However, it remains little explored whether PDZ-binding motifs show any preferential location at the C-terminal ends of proteins, at genome-level...
  4. doi request reprint Functional roles of neuropeptides in cerebellar circuits
    M Ito
    RIKEN, Brain Science Institute, 2 1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Neuroscience 162:666-72. 2009
    ..Considerable knowledge has also been accumulated about angiotensin II, galanin, and cerebellin, but there is still a gap in defining their unique functional roles in cerebellar circuits...
  5. ncbi request reprint 'Nurturing the brain' as an emerging research field involving child neurology
    Masao Ito
    Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, 2 1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Brain Dev 26:429-33. 2004
    ..Neuronal mechanisms underlying the theory of mind, mirror neurons, internal model, cognitive control, and cognitive emotion regulation are important themes that bridge our understandings of the brain and the mind...
  6. ncbi request reprint Synaptic transmission and long-term depression in Purkinje cells in an in vitro block preparation of the cerebellum isolated from neonatal rats
    Akiko Arata
    Laboratory for Memory and Learning, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, Hirosawa 2 1, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Prog Brain Res 148:111-23. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Bases and implications of learning in the cerebellum--adaptive control and internal model mechanism
    Masao Ito
    RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Prog Brain Res 148:95-109. 2005
    ..This hypothesis explains not only the characteristic cerebellar symptom, dysmetria, but also a number of otherwise unexplainable phenomena displayed in movements and mental actions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Purkinje cell functions in the in vitro cerebellum isolated from neonatal rats in a block with the pons and medulla
    Akiko Arata
    Laboratory for Memory and Learning, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, 2 1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Neurosci Res 50:361-7. 2004
    ..These observations and pharmacological testings indicate that certain functional features of Purkinje cells mature around P5 in the lateral portion of the cerebellum...
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "Ito M, Yoshida M, Obata K. Monosynaptic inhibition of the intracerebellar nuclei induced from the cerebellar cortex. Experentia. 1964:20;575-6"
    Masao Ito
    RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Cerebellum 6:105. 2007
  10. pmc Lipid signaling in cytosolic phospholipase A2alpha-cyclooxygenase-2 cascade mediates cerebellar long-term depression and motor learning
    Tung Dinh Le
    Ito Laboratory and Nagao Laboratory, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:3198-203. 2010
    ..Finally, we demonstrate in awake mice that cPLA(2)alpha deficiency or COX-2 inhibition attenuates short-term adaptation of optokinetic eye movements, supporting the view that LTD underlies motor learning...
  11. pmc Orexin-neuromodulated cerebellar circuit controls redistribution of arterial blood flows for defense behavior in rabbits
    Naoko Nisimaru
    RIKEN Brain Science Institute, 2 1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:14124-31. 2013
    ..These results collectively support the hypothesis that the fp microcomplex adaptively controls defense reactions under orexin-mediated neuromodulation. ..
  12. pmc A hybrid nanofiber matrix to control the survival and maturation of brain neurons
    Shantanu Sur
    Laboratory for Memory and Learning, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako Shi, 351 0198 Saitama, Japan
    Biomaterials 33:545-55. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint The molecular organization of cerebellar long-term depression
    Masao Ito
    Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Nat Rev Neurosci 3:896-902. 2002
  14. ncbi request reprint Controller-regulator model of the central nervous system
    Masao Ito
    Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    J Integr Neurosci 1:129-43. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Historical review of the significance of the cerebellum and the role of Purkinje cells in motor learning
    Masao Ito
    Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 978:273-88. 2002
    ..In this decade, we envisage new developments toward the fusion of knowledge of the cerebellum at molecular and cellular levels and those in systems and computation. Studies of LTD will play a key role in pursuing this direction...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Why "nurturing the brain" now?]
    Masao Ito
    Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama
    No To Hattatsu 35:117-20. 2003
    ..It will also help us in choosing an appropriate timing for child care and education on the basis of new knowledge of the critical period of development for various brain functions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Specific differential expression of phospholipase A2 subtypes in rat cerebellum
    Yoshinori Shirai
    Laboratory for Memory and Learning, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    J Neurocytol 33:297-307. 2004
    ..In addition, cPLA2beta is localized in granule cells, and sPLA2V in Bergmann glia cells. These results provide an important basis for identifying functional roles of PLA2s in the cerebellum...
  18. ncbi request reprint Thr123 of rat G-substrate contributes to its action as a protein phosphatase inhibitor
    Shogo Endo
    Neuronal Circuit Mechanisms Research Group, RIKEN, Brain Science Institute, Wako 351 0198, Japan
    Neurosci Res 45:79-89. 2003
    ..These results characterize further the inhibition of PP-1 and PP-2A by phospho-G-substrate, and demonstrate its physiological phosphorylation in rat Purkinje cells...
  19. ncbi request reprint Aspiration method to collect epithelial cells from mouse, rat, and monkey oviducts
    Hironori Okada
    Tsukuba Primate Center for Medical Science, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Hachimandai 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 0843, Japan
    Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci 42:46-51. 2003
    ..The advantages of this technique are its simplicity and its success in collecting oviduct epithelial cells from oviducts...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hopes for cerebellar research in the 21st century
    Masao Ito
    Cerebellum 1:93-4. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Dose-dependent effects of hypergravity on body mass in mature rats
    Sayaka Kita
    Department of Hygiene and Space Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Aviat Space Environ Med 77:842-5. 2006
    ..The present study examined whether rate of body mass gain after the initial phase of exposure is attenuated by hypergravity in a dose-dependent manner and sought to identify any threshold...
  22. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny, historical biogeography, and character evolution in bumble bees (Bombus: Apidae) based on simultaneous analysis of three nuclear gene sequences
    Atsushi Kawakita
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:799-804. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Sphingomonas oligophenolica sp. nov., a halo- and organo-sensitive oligotrophic bacterium from paddy soil that degrades phenolic acids at low concentrations
    Hiroyuki Ohta
    Department of Bioresource Science, Ibaraki University College of Agriculture, Ami Machi, Ibaraki 300 0393, Japan
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:2185-90. 2004
    ..nov. is proposed. The type strain is S213(T) (=JCM 12082(T)=CIP 107926(T))...