Terumasa Komuro

Summary

Affiliation: Waseda University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Structure and organization of interstitial cells of Cajal in the gastrointestinal tract
    Terumasa Komuro
    School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Mikajima 2 579 15, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan 359 1192, USA
    J Physiol 576:653-8. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Ultrastructural characterization of interstitial cells of Cajal associated with the submucosal plexus in the proximal colon of the guinea pig
    Hiromi Tamada
    Laboratory of Histology and Neuroscience, Department of Health Science and Social Welfare, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, 2 579 15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 1192, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 347:319-26. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Characterization of interstitial cells of Cajal in the subserosal layer of the guinea-pig colon
    Hiromi Aranishi
    Laboratory of Histology and Neuroscience, Department of Health Science and Social Welfare, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, 2 579 15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 1192, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 335:323-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Distribution and ultrastructure of interstitial cells of Cajal in the gastric antrum of wild-type and Ws/Ws rats
    Retsu Mitsui
    Department of Basic Human Sciences, School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, 359 1192 Saitama, Japan
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 206:453-60. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Distribution of interstitial cells of Cajal and gap junction protein, Cx 43 in the stomach of wild-type and W/Wv mutant mice
    Keisuke Seki
    Department of Basic Human Sciences, School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359 1192, Japan
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 206:57-65. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Interstitial cells of Cajal associated with the submucosal plexus of the Guinea-pig stomach
    Yumi Kunisawa
    Laboratory of Histology and Neuroscience, Department of Health Science and Social Welfare, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, 2 579 15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 1192, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 434:273-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Three-dimensional demonstration of the interstitial cells of Cajal associated with the submucosal plexus in guinea-pig caecum
    Hiromi Tamada
    Laboratory of Histology and Neuroscience, Department of Health Science and Social Welfare, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, 2 579 15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359 1192, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 344:183-8. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructural observations of the tunica muscularis in the small intestine of Xenopus laevis, with special reference to the interstitial cells of Cajal
    Sachiko Miyamoto-Kikuta
    Department of Health Science and Social Welfare, School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 328:271-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Direct and indirect innervation of smooth muscle cells of rat stomach, with special reference to the interstitial cells of Cajal
    Retsu Mitsui
    Department of Basic Human Sciences, School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 1192, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 309:219-27. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Intercellular coupling of interstitial cells of cajal in the digestive tract
    Menachem Hanani
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School and Hadassah University Hospital, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91240, Israel
    Int Rev Cytol 242:249-82. 2005

Collaborators

  • M Hanani
  • G Farrugia
  • Retsu Mitsui
  • Hiromi Tamada
  • Yumi Kunisawa
  • Hiromi Aranishi
  • Sachiko Miyamoto-Kikuta
  • Tadao Ishikawa
  • Keisuke Seki
  • Makoto Kadowaki
  • Shinsuke Nakayama
  • Miyako Takaki
  • Tadashi Nakagawa
  • Hiromi Misawa
  • Akimasa Nakao
  • Soichiro Inoue
  • Kazuhide Horiguchi

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Structure and organization of interstitial cells of Cajal in the gastrointestinal tract
    Terumasa Komuro
    School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Mikajima 2 579 15, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan 359 1192, USA
    J Physiol 576:653-8. 2006
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Ultrastructural characterization of interstitial cells of Cajal associated with the submucosal plexus in the proximal colon of the guinea pig
    Hiromi Tamada
    Laboratory of Histology and Neuroscience, Department of Health Science and Social Welfare, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, 2 579 15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 1192, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 347:319-26. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Characterization of interstitial cells of Cajal in the subserosal layer of the guinea-pig colon
    Hiromi Aranishi
    Laboratory of Histology and Neuroscience, Department of Health Science and Social Welfare, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, 2 579 15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 1192, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 335:323-9. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Distribution and ultrastructure of interstitial cells of Cajal in the gastric antrum of wild-type and Ws/Ws rats
    Retsu Mitsui
    Department of Basic Human Sciences, School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, 359 1192 Saitama, Japan
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 206:453-60. 2003
    ..The functional significance of ICC-SM and their survival in the c-kit mutant animals is discussed in reference to the role of the c-kit/stem cell factor system for their cellular maturation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Distribution of interstitial cells of Cajal and gap junction protein, Cx 43 in the stomach of wild-type and W/Wv mutant mice
    Keisuke Seki
    Department of Basic Human Sciences, School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359 1192, Japan
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 206:57-65. 2002
    ..The functional significance of each type of ICC at each region is discussed in reference to regional differences in the distribution of both ICC and Cx 43, and differences between wild-type and W/W (v) mice...
  6. doi request reprint Interstitial cells of Cajal associated with the submucosal plexus of the Guinea-pig stomach
    Yumi Kunisawa
    Laboratory of Histology and Neuroscience, Department of Health Science and Social Welfare, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, 2 579 15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 1192, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 434:273-6. 2008
    ..The demonstration of ICC-SP in the submucosal connective tissue space suggests that they may contribute to the regulation of secretion, absorption and transportation of fluids in the mucosa...
  7. doi request reprint Three-dimensional demonstration of the interstitial cells of Cajal associated with the submucosal plexus in guinea-pig caecum
    Hiromi Tamada
    Laboratory of Histology and Neuroscience, Department of Health Science and Social Welfare, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, 2 579 15 Mikajima, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359 1192, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 344:183-8. 2011
    ..This three-dimensional study of ICC-SP thus provides a candidate for the most suitable material available for functional experiments examining the physiological significance of ICC-SP...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructural observations of the tunica muscularis in the small intestine of Xenopus laevis, with special reference to the interstitial cells of Cajal
    Sachiko Miyamoto-Kikuta
    Department of Health Science and Social Welfare, School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 328:271-9. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Direct and indirect innervation of smooth muscle cells of rat stomach, with special reference to the interstitial cells of Cajal
    Retsu Mitsui
    Department of Basic Human Sciences, School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 1192, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 309:219-27. 2002
    ..Therefore, we conclude that the smooth muscle cells of both circular and longitudinal layers of the rat antrum are directly and indirectly innervated via ICC. Their functional significance is discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Intercellular coupling of interstitial cells of cajal in the digestive tract
    Menachem Hanani
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School and Hadassah University Hospital, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91240, Israel
    Int Rev Cytol 242:249-82. 2005
    ..Dye coupling studies provide consistent support for the role of gap junctions among ICC of certain types. Physiological evidence in support of this role is scarce. The nature of ICC to smooth muscle coupling is even less certain...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterization of in vitro gutlike organ formed from mouse embryonic stem cells
    Tadao Ishikawa
    Department of Physiology II, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Nara 634 8521, Japan
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 286:C1344-52. 2004
    ..The present characterization of physiological and morphological properties of ES gut paves the way for making appropriate models to investigate the origin of rhythmicity in the gut...