Fusako Kagitani

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Affiliation: Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Afferent nerve fibers and acupuncture
    Fusako Kagitani
    Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 157:2-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The role of alpha adrenoceptors in the vascular and estradiol secretory responses to stimulation of the superior ovarian nerve
    Fusako Kagitani
    Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, 35 2 Sakae cho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 0015, Japan
    J Physiol Sci 61:247-51. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Effects of electrical stimulation of the superior ovarian nerve and the ovarian plexus nerve on the ovarian estradiol secretion rate in rats
    Fusako Kagitani
    Department of the Autonomic Nervous System, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
    J Physiol Sci 58:133-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Manual acupuncture needle stimulation of the rat hindlimb activates groups I, II, III and IV single afferent nerve fibers in the dorsal spinal roots
    Fusako Kagitani
    Ochanomizu University, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 112 0012, Japan
    Jpn J Physiol 55:149-55. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Mechanism of the reflex inhibition of heart rate elicited by acupuncture-like stimulation in anesthetized rats
    Sae Uchida
    Department of the Autonomic Nervous System, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 0015, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 143:12-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Control of cerebral cortical blood flow by stimulation of basal forebrain cholinergic areas in mice
    Harumi Hotta
    Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, 35 2 Sakae cho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 0015, Japan
    J Physiol Sci 61:201-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Reflex modulation of ovarian estradiol secretion by noxious mechanical stimulation of a hindpaw in anesthetized rats
    Sae Uchida
    Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 0015, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 171:14-20. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Neural mechanisms of reflex inhibition of heart rate elicited by acupuncture-like stimulation in anesthetized rats
    Sae Uchida
    Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 157:18-23. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Ovarian blood flow is reflexively regulated by mechanical afferent stimulation of a hindlimb in nonpregnant anesthetized rats
    Sae Uchida
    Motor and Autonomic Nervous System Integration Research Group, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 0015, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 106:91-7. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of moxibustion stimulation of various skin areas on cortical cerebral blood flow in anesthetized rats
    Sae Uchida
    Motor and Autonomic Nervous System Integration Research Group, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 0015, Japan
    Am J Chin Med 31:611-21. 2003

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Afferent nerve fibers and acupuncture
    Fusako Kagitani
    Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 157:2-8. 2010
    ..Finally, we present some new findings based on recordings from single afferent nerve fibers excited by manual acupuncture...
  2. doi request reprint The role of alpha adrenoceptors in the vascular and estradiol secretory responses to stimulation of the superior ovarian nerve
    Fusako Kagitani
    Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, 35 2 Sakae cho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 0015, Japan
    J Physiol Sci 61:247-51. 2011
    ..We conclude that ovarian vascular and estradiol secretory responses to superior ovarian nerve activation are mediated by alpha 1- and alpha 2-adrenoceptors, respectively...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of electrical stimulation of the superior ovarian nerve and the ovarian plexus nerve on the ovarian estradiol secretion rate in rats
    Fusako Kagitani
    Department of the Autonomic Nervous System, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
    J Physiol Sci 58:133-8. 2008
    ..These results suggest that autonomic nerves, which reach the ovary via the SON, have an inhibitory role in ovarian estradiol secretion...
  4. ncbi request reprint Manual acupuncture needle stimulation of the rat hindlimb activates groups I, II, III and IV single afferent nerve fibers in the dorsal spinal roots
    Fusako Kagitani
    Ochanomizu University, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 112 0012, Japan
    Jpn J Physiol 55:149-55. 2005
    ..It is suggested that all four groups of somatic afferents activated by manual acupuncture stimulation will elicit various effects when action potentials are delivered to the central nervous system...
  5. doi request reprint Mechanism of the reflex inhibition of heart rate elicited by acupuncture-like stimulation in anesthetized rats
    Sae Uchida
    Department of the Autonomic Nervous System, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 0015, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 143:12-9. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Control of cerebral cortical blood flow by stimulation of basal forebrain cholinergic areas in mice
    Harumi Hotta
    Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, 35 2 Sakae cho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 0015, Japan
    J Physiol Sci 61:201-9. 2011
    ..These results suggest that cholinergic projections from basal forebrain neurons in mice cause vasodilation in the ipsilateral cerebral cortex by a combination of muscarinic and nicotinic mechanisms, as previously found in rats and cats...
  7. doi request reprint Reflex modulation of ovarian estradiol secretion by noxious mechanical stimulation of a hindpaw in anesthetized rats
    Sae Uchida
    Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 0015, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 171:14-20. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Neural mechanisms of reflex inhibition of heart rate elicited by acupuncture-like stimulation in anesthetized rats
    Sae Uchida
    Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 157:18-23. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Ovarian blood flow is reflexively regulated by mechanical afferent stimulation of a hindlimb in nonpregnant anesthetized rats
    Sae Uchida
    Motor and Autonomic Nervous System Integration Research Group, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 0015, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 106:91-7. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of moxibustion stimulation of various skin areas on cortical cerebral blood flow in anesthetized rats
    Sae Uchida
    Motor and Autonomic Nervous System Integration Research Group, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 0015, Japan
    Am J Chin Med 31:611-21. 2003
    ..A contribution of endogenous opioids in the present CBF responses was neglected, because naloxone did not influence the CBF responses...
  11. doi request reprint Basal forebrain stimulation induces NGF secretion in ipsilateral parietal cortex via nicotinic receptor activation in adult, but not aged rats
    Harumi Hotta
    Department of the Autonomic Nervous System, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosci Res 63:122-8. 2009
    ..Further, the absence of this response in aged rats suggests a decline in the number or activity of cortical nicotinic receptors...
  12. doi request reprint Sympatho-inhibitory response of the heart as a result of short-term acupuncture-like stimulation of the rat hindlimb is not augmented when sympathetic tone is high as a result of hypercapnia
    Sae Uchida
    Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Physiol Sci 60:221-5. 2010
    ..Observed reductions in both cardiac sympathetic nerve activity and heart rate following short-term acupuncture-like stimulation of a hindlimb were not augmented when the sympathetic tone was high as a result of hypercapnia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Stimulation of the nucleus basalis of Meynert produces an increase in the extracellular release of nerve growth factor in the rat cerebral cortex
    Harumi Hotta
    Department of the Autonomic Nervous System, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 0015, Japan
    J Physiol Sci 57:383-7. 2007
    ..The NGF level, which was stable at rest, increased in the ipsilateral cortex at 200-500 min after the end of focal electrical stimulation to the unilateral NBM for 100 min...
  14. ncbi request reprint Responses of acetylcholine release and regional blood flow in the hippocampus during walking in aged rats
    Sae Uchida
    Department of the Autonomic Nervous System, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, 35 2 Sakae cho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 0015, Japan
    J Physiol Sci 56:253-7. 2006
    ..2003), and it was found that both the acetylcholine and blood flow responses in the hippocampus were well maintained in aged rats...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of stimulating the nucleus basalis of Meynert on blood flow and delayed neuronal death following transient ischemia in the rat cerebral cortex
    Harumi Hotta
    Motor and Autonomic Nervous System Integration Research Group, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 0015 Japan
    Jpn J Physiol 52:383-93. 2002
    ..The present results suggest that NBM-originating vasodilative activation can protect the ischemia-induced delayed death of cortical neurons by preventing a blood flow decrease in widespread cortices...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cyclic phosphatidic acid stimulates respiration without producing vasopressor or tachycardiac effects in rats
    Harumi Hotta
    Department of the Autonomic Nervous System, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, 35 2 Sakae cho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 0015, Japan
    Eur J Pharmacol 543:27-31. 2006
    ..Administration of cPA may be of therapeutic value as a respiratory stimulant without producing vasopressor or tachycardiac effects, for treatment of respiratory disorders...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous Mechanical Stimulation Regulates Ovarian Blood Flow via Activation of Spinal and Supraspinal Reflex Pathways in Anesthetized Rats
    Sae Uchida
    Department of the Autonomic Nervous System, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 0015 Japan
    Jpn J Physiol 55:265-77. 2005
    ..The present results demonstrate that spinal reflexes depend on the laterality of the stimulus, while supraspinal reflexes do not depend on the laterality of the stimulus...
  18. doi request reprint Effects of electrical stimulation of autonomic nerves to the ovary on the ovarian testosterone secretion rate in rats
    Sae Uchida
    Department of Autonomic Neuroscience, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 0015, Japan Electronic address
    Auton Neurosci 180:48-52. 2014
    ..This, therefore, indicates that the reduction of estradiol secretion by SON stimulation is independent of the reduction of testosterone secretion. ..