Ken Iwatsuki

Summary

Affiliation: Ajinomoto Co
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Sense of taste in the gastrointestinal tract
    Ken Iwatsuki
    Institute for Innovation, Ajinomoto Co, Inc, Japan
    J Pharmacol Sci 118:123-8. 2012
  2. doi Identification of the vesicular nucleotide transporter (VNUT) in taste cells
    Ken Iwatsuki
    Institute of Life Sciences, Ajinomoto Co, Inc, Suzuki cho, Kawasaki ku, Kawasaki, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 388:1-5. 2009
  3. doi Detecting sweet and umami tastes in the gastrointestinal tract
    K Iwatsuki
    Institute for Innovation, Ajinomoto Co, Inc, Kawasaki ku, Kawasaki, Japan
    Acta Physiol (Oxf) 204:169-77. 2012
  4. doi Generation and characterization of T1R2-LacZ knock-in mouse
    Ken Iwatsuki
    Institute for Innovation, Ajinomoto Co, Inc, 1 1 Suzuki cho, Kawasaki ku, Kawasaki 210 8681, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 402:495-9. 2010
  5. doi Correlation Between Activation of the Prelimbic Cortex, Basolateral Amygdala, and Agranular Insular Cortex During Taste Memory Formation
    Akira Uematsu
    Frontier Research Laboratories, Institute for Innovation, Ajinomoto Co, Inc, Kawasaki 210 8681, Japan Current address Laboratory for Neural Circuitry of Memory, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Cereb Cortex 25:2719-28. 2015
  6. doi Peripheral chemosensing system for tastants and nutrients
    Ken Iwatsuki
    Institute for Innovation, Ajinomoto Co Inc, Kawasaki ku, Kawasaki, Japan
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 19:19-25. 2012
  7. doi Evaluation of the 'liking' and 'wanting' properties of umami compound in rats
    Akira Uematsu
    Institute of Life Sciences, Ajinomoto Co, Inc, 1 1 Suzuki cho, Kawasaki ku, Kawasaki 210 8681, Japan
    Physiol Behav 102:553-8. 2011

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Publications7

  1. ncbi Sense of taste in the gastrointestinal tract
    Ken Iwatsuki
    Institute for Innovation, Ajinomoto Co, Inc, Japan
    J Pharmacol Sci 118:123-8. 2012
    ..Furthermore, it discusses the future perspectives of chemosensory studies...
  2. doi Identification of the vesicular nucleotide transporter (VNUT) in taste cells
    Ken Iwatsuki
    Institute of Life Sciences, Ajinomoto Co, Inc, Suzuki cho, Kawasaki ku, Kawasaki, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 388:1-5. 2009
    ..Our results, together with previous studies, strongly suggest that VNUT plays a role in type II taste cell...
  3. doi Detecting sweet and umami tastes in the gastrointestinal tract
    K Iwatsuki
    Institute for Innovation, Ajinomoto Co, Inc, Kawasaki ku, Kawasaki, Japan
    Acta Physiol (Oxf) 204:169-77. 2012
    ..In addition, the possibility of purinergic transmission from taste-like cells in the GI tract to vagus nerves is discussed...
  4. doi Generation and characterization of T1R2-LacZ knock-in mouse
    Ken Iwatsuki
    Institute for Innovation, Ajinomoto Co, Inc, 1 1 Suzuki cho, Kawasaki ku, Kawasaki 210 8681, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 402:495-9. 2010
    ..In summary, the T1R2 knock-in mouse is a powerful tool to analyze the putative targets for sweeteners as well as to study the physiological roles of T1R2 in detecting sugars...
  5. doi Correlation Between Activation of the Prelimbic Cortex, Basolateral Amygdala, and Agranular Insular Cortex During Taste Memory Formation
    Akira Uematsu
    Frontier Research Laboratories, Institute for Innovation, Ajinomoto Co, Inc, Kawasaki 210 8681, Japan Current address Laboratory for Neural Circuitry of Memory, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Cereb Cortex 25:2719-28. 2015
    ..Taken together, these findings clearly identify a role of synchronized PL, agranular IC, and BLA activity in CTA learning. ..
  6. doi Peripheral chemosensing system for tastants and nutrients
    Ken Iwatsuki
    Institute for Innovation, Ajinomoto Co Inc, Kawasaki ku, Kawasaki, Japan
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 19:19-25. 2012
    ..The purpose of this review is to discuss the presence and possible roles of peripheral taste/nutrient sensors, particularly taste receptors...
  7. doi Evaluation of the 'liking' and 'wanting' properties of umami compound in rats
    Akira Uematsu
    Institute of Life Sciences, Ajinomoto Co, Inc, 1 1 Suzuki cho, Kawasaki ku, Kawasaki 210 8681, Japan
    Physiol Behav 102:553-8. 2011
    ..The present study also suggest that the hedonic response and incentive salience of umami compound is modulated by brain opioid signaling...