H Minakata

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Affiliation: Suntory Institute for Bioorganic Research
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Oct-GnRH, the first protostomian gonadotropin-releasing hormone-like peptide and a critical mini-review of the presence of vertebrate sex steroids in molluscs
    Hiroyuki Minakata
    Suntory Foundation for Life Sciences, Osaka 618 8503, Japan Electronic address
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 227:109-14. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Octopus gonadotrophin-releasing hormone: a multifunctional peptide in the endocrine and nervous systems of the cephalopod
    H Minakata
    Suntory Institute for Bioorganic Research, Osaka, Japan
    J Neuroendocrinol 21:322-6. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Oxytocin/vasopressin and gonadotropin-releasing hormone from cephalopods to vertebrates
    Hiroyuki Minakata
    Suntory Institute for Bioorganic Research, Osaka, Japan
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1200:33-42. 2010

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Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Oct-GnRH, the first protostomian gonadotropin-releasing hormone-like peptide and a critical mini-review of the presence of vertebrate sex steroids in molluscs
    Hiroyuki Minakata
    Suntory Foundation for Life Sciences, Osaka 618 8503, Japan Electronic address
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 227:109-14. 2016
    ..The elucidation of substances, which regulate the maturation and maintenance of gonads and other reproductive functions in molluscs will require rigorous and progressive scientific study. ..
  2. doi request reprint Octopus gonadotrophin-releasing hormone: a multifunctional peptide in the endocrine and nervous systems of the cephalopod
    H Minakata
    Suntory Institute for Bioorganic Research, Osaka, Japan
    J Neuroendocrinol 21:322-6. 2009
    ..The distribution and expression of oct-GnRH in the central and peripheral nervous systems suggest that oct-GnRH acts as a multifunctional modulatory factor in feeding, memory processing, sensory, movement and autonomic functions...
  3. doi request reprint Oxytocin/vasopressin and gonadotropin-releasing hormone from cephalopods to vertebrates
    Hiroyuki Minakata
    Suntory Institute for Bioorganic Research, Osaka, Japan
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1200:33-42. 2010
    ..These findings may be important for the study of the molecular evolution of GnRH in protostomian animals...