Harumitsu Hirata

Summary

Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ocular dryness excites two classes of corneal afferent neurons implicated in basal tearing in rats: involvement of transient receptor potential channels
    Harumitsu Hirata
    Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurophysiol 107:1199-209. 2012
  2. pmc Quantitative characterization reveals three types of dry-sensitive corneal afferents: pattern of discharge, receptive field, and thermal and chemical sensitivity
    Harumitsu Hirata
    Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:2481-93. 2012
  3. pmc Cold-sensitive corneal afferents respond to a variety of ocular stimuli central to tear production: implications for dry eye disease
    Harumitsu Hirata
    Department of Physiology, College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of New England, Biddeford, Maine, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:3969-76. 2010

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc Ocular dryness excites two classes of corneal afferent neurons implicated in basal tearing in rats: involvement of transient receptor potential channels
    Harumitsu Hirata
    Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurophysiol 107:1199-209. 2012
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  2. pmc Quantitative characterization reveals three types of dry-sensitive corneal afferents: pattern of discharge, receptive field, and thermal and chemical sensitivity
    Harumitsu Hirata
    Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:2481-93. 2012
    ..These observations suggest that three types of DS neurons serve different innocuous and nociceptive functions related to corneal dryness...
  3. pmc Cold-sensitive corneal afferents respond to a variety of ocular stimuli central to tear production: implications for dry eye disease
    Harumitsu Hirata
    Department of Physiology, College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of New England, Biddeford, Maine, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:3969-76. 2010
    ..To investigate the response characteristics of the corneal afferents that detect ocular conditions critical to the activation of the "afferent limb" of the lacrimation reflex...