Makoto Mizunami

Summary

Affiliation: Tohoku University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Pavlov's cockroach: classical conditioning of salivation in an insect
    Hidehiro Watanabe
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    PLoS ONE 2:e529. 2007
  2. pmc Olfactory memory capacity of the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus
    Yukihisa Matsumoto
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Biol Lett 2:608-10. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Further exploration into the adaptive design of the arthropod "microbrain": I. Sensory and memory-processing systems
    Makoto Mizunami
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 21:1141-51. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Why the carrot is more effective than the stick: different dynamics of punishment memory and reward memory and its possible biological basis
    Yoshihiro Nakatani
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 92:370-80. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Roles of octopaminergic and dopaminergic neurons in mediating reward and punishment signals in insect visual learning
    Sae Unoki
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 24:2031-8. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Salivary conditioning with antennal gustatory unconditioned stimulus in an insect
    Hidehiro Watanabe
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 90:245-54. 2008
  7. pmc Roles of octopaminergic and dopaminergic neurons in appetitive and aversive memory recall in an insect
    Makoto Mizunami
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba ku, Sendai, Japan
    BMC Biol 7:46. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Context-dependent olfactory learning monitored by activities of salivary neurons in cockroaches
    Chihiro Sato Matsumoto
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 97:30-6. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Formation of long-term olfactory memory in the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus
    Yukihisa Matsumoto
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Chem Senses 30:i299-300. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Neural pathways for the processing of alarm pheromone in the ant brain
    Nobuhiro Yamagata
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 505:424-42. 2007

Collaborators

  • Hiroshi Nishino
  • Hitoshi Aonuma
  • Taro Mito
  • Yukihisa Matsumoto
  • Hidehiro Watanabe
  • Nobuhiro Yamagata
  • Sae Unoki
  • Chihiro Sato Matsumoto
  • Chihiro Sato
  • Nao Fujiwara-Tsujii
  • Yoshihiro Nakatani
  • Toshifumi Takahashi
  • Sumihare Noji
  • Ryohei Yamaoka
  • Midori Sakura
  • Asuka Hamada
  • Yasuhiro Mori
  • Kentaro Arikawa
  • Katsuyuki Miyawaki
  • Daisuke Hirashima
  • Tomokazu Kuramochi
  • Takeshi Takeda
  • Yuko Kobayashi

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Pavlov's cockroach: classical conditioning of salivation in an insect
    Hidehiro Watanabe
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    PLoS ONE 2:e529. 2007
    ..The results provide a useful model system for studying cellular basis of conditioning of salivation in the simpler nervous system of insects...
  2. pmc Olfactory memory capacity of the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus
    Yukihisa Matsumoto
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Biol Lett 2:608-10. 2006
    ..Crickets in all the groups exhibited significantly greater preference for the odours associated with water reward for all the seven odour pairs. We conclude that crickets are capable of memorizing seven odour pairs at the same time...
  3. ncbi request reprint Further exploration into the adaptive design of the arthropod "microbrain": I. Sensory and memory-processing systems
    Makoto Mizunami
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 21:1141-51. 2004
    ..These findings provide a starting point for the study of brain mechanisms of elaborated behaviors of arthropods, many of which remain unexplored...
  4. doi request reprint Why the carrot is more effective than the stick: different dynamics of punishment memory and reward memory and its possible biological basis
    Yoshihiro Nakatani
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 92:370-80. 2009
    ..The possible adaptive significance of relatively limited durability of punishment memory is proposed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Roles of octopaminergic and dopaminergic neurons in mediating reward and punishment signals in insect visual learning
    Sae Unoki
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 24:2031-8. 2006
    ..This finding, together with results of previous studies on the roles of OA and DA in olfactory learning, suggests ubiquitous roles of the octopaminergic reward system and dopaminergic punishment system in insect learning...
  6. doi request reprint Salivary conditioning with antennal gustatory unconditioned stimulus in an insect
    Hidehiro Watanabe
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 90:245-54. 2008
    ..This conditioning system provides a useful model for studying the neural basis of learning at the level of singly identifiable neurons...
  7. pmc Roles of octopaminergic and dopaminergic neurons in appetitive and aversive memory recall in an insect
    Makoto Mizunami
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba ku, Sendai, Japan
    BMC Biol 7:46. 2009
    ..However, the roles of octopaminergic and dopaminergic neurons in memory recall have remained unclear...
  8. doi request reprint Context-dependent olfactory learning monitored by activities of salivary neurons in cockroaches
    Chihiro Sato Matsumoto
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 97:30-6. 2012
    ..This study demonstrates context-dependent olfactory learning of salivation for the first time in any vertebrate and invertebrate species, which can be monitored by activity changes of salivary neurons in restrained cockroaches...
  9. ncbi request reprint Formation of long-term olfactory memory in the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus
    Yukihisa Matsumoto
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Chem Senses 30:i299-300. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Neural pathways for the processing of alarm pheromone in the ant brain
    Nobuhiro Yamagata
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 505:424-42. 2007
    ..These neurons may participate in the control of pheromone-sensitized aggressive behavior, which is triggered by non-pheromonal sensory stimuli associated with a potential enemy...
  11. doi request reprint Critical roles of mecamylamine-sensitive mushroom body neurons in insect olfactory learning
    Hidehiro Watanabe
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 95:1-13. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Classical olfactory conditioning in the cockroach Periplaneta americana
    Hidehiro Watanabe
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 20:1447-54. 2003
    ..This procedure may be useful for future electrophysiological and pharmacological studies aimed at elucidation of neural mechanisms underlying olfactory learning and memory...
  13. pmc Critical role of nitric oxide-cGMP cascade in the formation of cAMP-dependent long-term memory
    Yukihisa Matsumoto
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Learn Mem 13:35-44. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that the cAMP pathway is a downstream target of the NO-cGMP pathway for the formation of LTM, and that the CNG channel and calcium-calmodulin intervene between the NO-cGMP pathway and the cAMP pathway...
  14. ncbi request reprint Systemic RNA interference for the study of learning and memory in an insect
    Toshifumi Takahashi
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    J Neurosci Methods 179:9-15. 2009
    ..The results demonstrate that silencing of NOS expression by systemic RNAi impairs LTM formation. Systemic RNAi will become a useful method for study of the molecular mechanisms of learning and memory...
  15. ncbi request reprint Contextual olfactory learning in cockroaches
    Chihiro Sato
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira, Sendai, Japan
    Neuroreport 17:553-7. 2006
    ..We conclude that cockroaches are capable of disambiguating the meaning of conditioning stimuli according to visual context...
  16. ncbi request reprint Participation of octopaminergic reward system and dopaminergic punishment system in insect olfactory learning revealed by pharmacological study
    Sae Unoki
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 22:1409-16. 2005
    ..This finding, combined with findings in previous studies, suggests that the octopaminergic reward system and dopaminergic punishment system participate in insect olfactory learning with various appetitive and aversive reinforcements...
  17. pmc Spatial representation of alarm pheromone information in a secondary olfactory centre in the ant brain
    Nobuhiro Yamagata
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 277:2465-74. 2010
    ..This study is the first study to demonstrate the presence of specialized areas for the processing of a non-sexual, social pheromone in the secondary olfactory centre in any animal...
  18. pmc Pheromone-sensitive glomeruli in the primary olfactory centre of ants
    Nobuhiro Yamagata
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2219-25. 2006
    ..The results suggest that components of alarm pheromone are processed in a specific cluster of glomeruli in the antennal lobe of ants...
  19. ncbi request reprint Classical conditioning of activities of salivary neurones in the cockroach
    Hidehiro Watanabe
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    J Exp Biol 209:766-79. 2006
    ..This study suggests classical conditioning of salivation in an insect...
  20. pmc Context-dependent olfactory learning in an insect
    Yukihisa Matsumoto
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Aoba ku, Katahira 2 1 1, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Learn Mem 11:288-93. 2004
    ..Thus, the visual context affected learning performance only when crickets were requested to use it to disambiguate the meaning of CSs and to predict USs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pheromone communication and the mushroom body of the ant, Camponotus obscuripes (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
    Nobuhiro Yamagata
    Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Katahira 2 1 1, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8577, Japan
    Naturwissenschaften 92:532-6. 2005
    ..This may be related to modulatory functions of alarm pheromones, i.e., they change alertness of the ant and change responses to a variety of sensory stimuli...
  22. ncbi request reprint Time course of protein synthesis-dependent phase of olfactory memory in the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus
    Yukihisa Matsumoto
    Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 20:409-16. 2003
    ..CHX dissociates two phases of olfactory memory in crickets: earlier protein synthesis-independent phase (< 4 hr) and later (> 5 hr) protein synthesis-dependent phase...
  23. ncbi request reprint Temporal determinants of long-term retention of olfactory memory in the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus
    Yukihisa Matsumoto
    Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060 0812, Japan
    J Exp Biol 205:1429-37. 2002
    ..This study demonstrates that a differential conditioning procedure is particularly effective for the formation of long-term memory...
  24. ncbi request reprint Behavioral responses to the alarm pheromone of the ant Camponotus obscuripes (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
    Nao Fujiwara-Tsujii
    Department of Applied Biology, Faculty of Textile Science, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 23:353-8. 2006
    ..As these components became diluted, the less volatile components calmed the excited ants. How the worker ants utilize this alarm communication system for efficient deployment of their nestmates in colony defense is also discussed herein...