Akihiko Ikoma

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Anatomy and neurophysiology of pruritus
    Akihiko Ikoma
    Department of Dermatology and Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 30:64-70. 2011
  2. pmc A sensory neuron-expressed IL-31 receptor mediates T helper cell-dependent itch: Involvement of TRPV1 and TRPA1
    Ferda Cevikbas
    Departments of Dermatology and Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:448-60. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Role of spinal neurotransmitter receptors in itch: new insights into therapies and drug development
    Ferda Cevikbas
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0660, USA
    CNS Neurosci Ther 17:742-9. 2011
  4. pmc Mouse model of touch-evoked itch (alloknesis)
    Tasuku Akiyama
    Department of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 132:1886-91. 2012
  5. pmc Pruritus: management algorithms and experimental therapies
    Martin Steinhoff
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 30:127-37. 2011

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Publications5

  1. pmc Anatomy and neurophysiology of pruritus
    Akihiko Ikoma
    Department of Dermatology and Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 30:64-70. 2011
    ..Itch sensitization must also be considered in discussions of itch. This review highlights anatomical and functional properties of itch pathways and their relation to understanding itch perception and pruritic diseases...
  2. pmc A sensory neuron-expressed IL-31 receptor mediates T helper cell-dependent itch: Involvement of TRPV1 and TRPA1
    Ferda Cevikbas
    Departments of Dermatology and Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 133:448-60. 2014
    ..Although the cytokine IL-31 has been implicated in inflammatory and lymphoma-associated itch, the cellular basis for its pruritic action is yet unclear...
  3. doi request reprint Role of spinal neurotransmitter receptors in itch: new insights into therapies and drug development
    Ferda Cevikbas
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0660, USA
    CNS Neurosci Ther 17:742-9. 2011
    ..Thus, the identification of itch-specific receptors and understanding itch-related circuits in the spinal cord may be innovative strategies for the development of novel antipruritic drugs...
  4. pmc Mouse model of touch-evoked itch (alloknesis)
    Tasuku Akiyama
    Department of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 132:1886-91. 2012
    ..In mice with experimental dry skin, there was a time-dependent increase in spontaneous and touch-evoked scratching. This animal model appears to be useful to investigate neural mechanisms of itch and alloknesis...
  5. pmc Pruritus: management algorithms and experimental therapies
    Martin Steinhoff
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 30:127-37. 2011
    ..Finally, we summarize current exciting developments of experimental strategies in itch research and in clinical development for itch therapy...