H Kawano

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Affiliation: Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Melanin-concentrating hormone neuron system: the Wide Web that controls the feeding
    Hitoshi Kawano
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu, Tokyo 183 8526, Japan
    Anat Sci Int 77:149-60. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Aberrant trajectory of ascending dopaminergic pathway in mice lacking Nkx2.1
    Hitoshi Kawano
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu, 183 8526, Japan
    Exp Neurol 182:103-12. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of collagen synthesis overrides the age-related failure of regeneration of nigrostriatal dopaminergic axons
    Hitoshi Kawano
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosci Res 80:191-202. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Pax-6 is required for thalamocortical pathway formation in fetal rats
    H Kawano
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 408:147-60. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Coordinate expression of L1 and 6B4 proteoglycan/phosphacan is correlated with the migration of mesencephalic dopaminergic neurons in mice
    K Ohyama
    Department of Anatomy, Keio University, School of Medicine, Tokyo 160, Japan
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 107:219-26. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Synaptic contacts between nerve terminals originating from the ventrolateral medullary catecholaminergic area and median preoptic neurons projecting to the paraventricular hypothalamic nucleus
    H Kawano
    Department of Anatomy, Saga Medical School, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Brain Res 817:110-6. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Catecholaminergic and neuropeptide Y-immunoreactive synaptic inputs onto median preoptic nucleus neurons projecting to the ventrolateral medullary catecholaminergic area in the rat
    H Kawano
    Department of Anatomy, Saga Medical School, Nabeshima 5 1 1, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Brain Res 825:204-7. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Localization of extracellular matrix molecules, integrins and their regulators, TGF betas, is correlated with axon pathfinding in the spinal cord of normal and Danforth's short tail mice
    K Ohyama
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 103:143-54. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Synaptic contacts of substance P-immunoreactive axon terminals in the nucleus tractus solitarius onto neurons projecting to the caudal ventrolateral medulla oblongata in the rat
    H Kawano
    Department of Anatomy, Saga Medical School, Japan
    Brain Res 754:315-20. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Oct-3/4 repression accelerates differentiation of neural progenitor cells in vitro and in vivo
    Tomohiro Okuda
    Department of Molecular Therapeutics, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Japan
    Brain Res Mol Brain Res 132:18-30. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Melanin-concentrating hormone neuron system: the Wide Web that controls the feeding
    Hitoshi Kawano
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu, Tokyo 183 8526, Japan
    Anat Sci Int 77:149-60. 2002
    ..In the brain, MCH might be involved in various feeding-related functions, such as appetite, food-searching behavior, eating muscle movement, and control of energy balance, depending upon the physiological role of each region...
  2. ncbi request reprint Aberrant trajectory of ascending dopaminergic pathway in mice lacking Nkx2.1
    Hitoshi Kawano
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu, 183 8526, Japan
    Exp Neurol 182:103-12. 2003
    ..1-deficient mice, the abnormal crossing of ascending DA axons observed may be attributed to the elimination of these chemorepulsive signals in the medial part of the mutant hypothalamus...
  3. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of collagen synthesis overrides the age-related failure of regeneration of nigrostriatal dopaminergic axons
    Hitoshi Kawano
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosci Res 80:191-202. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Pax-6 is required for thalamocortical pathway formation in fetal rats
    H Kawano
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 408:147-60. 1999
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Coordinate expression of L1 and 6B4 proteoglycan/phosphacan is correlated with the migration of mesencephalic dopaminergic neurons in mice
    K Ohyama
    Department of Anatomy, Keio University, School of Medicine, Tokyo 160, Japan
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 107:219-26. 1998
    ..These results suggest that the heterophilic interaction between 6B4 proteoglycan on the neurons and L1 on the fibers is involved in the lateral migration of mesencephalic DA neurons in mice...
  6. ncbi request reprint Synaptic contacts between nerve terminals originating from the ventrolateral medullary catecholaminergic area and median preoptic neurons projecting to the paraventricular hypothalamic nucleus
    H Kawano
    Department of Anatomy, Saga Medical School, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Brain Res 817:110-6. 1999
    ..These results provide, for the first time, direct evidence that catecholaminergic inputs from the ventrolateral medulla affect POMe neurons projecting to the PVN by way of direct synaptic contact...
  7. ncbi request reprint Catecholaminergic and neuropeptide Y-immunoreactive synaptic inputs onto median preoptic nucleus neurons projecting to the ventrolateral medullary catecholaminergic area in the rat
    H Kawano
    Department of Anatomy, Saga Medical School, Nabeshima 5 1 1, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Brain Res 825:204-7. 1999
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Localization of extracellular matrix molecules, integrins and their regulators, TGF betas, is correlated with axon pathfinding in the spinal cord of normal and Danforth's short tail mice
    K Ohyama
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 103:143-54. 1997
    ..These results suggest that the restricted localization of ECMs, integrins, and TGF betas at the floor plate is involved in the pathfinding of commissural and longitudinal axons...
  9. ncbi request reprint Synaptic contacts of substance P-immunoreactive axon terminals in the nucleus tractus solitarius onto neurons projecting to the caudal ventrolateral medulla oblongata in the rat
    H Kawano
    Department of Anatomy, Saga Medical School, Japan
    Brain Res 754:315-20. 1997
    ..These findings indicated that SP regulates NTS neurons which project to the catecholaminergic cell region of the CVLM...
  10. ncbi request reprint Oct-3/4 repression accelerates differentiation of neural progenitor cells in vitro and in vivo
    Tomohiro Okuda
    Department of Molecular Therapeutics, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Japan
    Brain Res Mol Brain Res 132:18-30. 2004
    ..Our findings indicate that Oct-3/4 is an essential regulator of NS cell differentiation and suggest that the modulation of Oct-3/4 could be a useful tool in clinical application of NS cells...
  11. ncbi request reprint Spatial and temporal expression of RP58, a novel zinc finger transcriptional repressor, in mouse brain
    Chiaki Ohtaka-Maruyama
    Department of Molecular Physiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Tokyo 183 8526, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 502:1098-108. 2007
    ..Double in situ hybridization using GAD67 or VGLUT1 probes revealed that RP58 is expressed in glutamatergic excitatory neurons...
  12. ncbi request reprint Aberrant trajectory of thalamocortical axons associated with abnormal localization of neurocan immunoreactivity in the cerebral neocortex of reeler mutant mice
    Hong Peng Li
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu, Tokyo 183 8526, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 22:2689-96. 2005
    ..Fukuda et al. (1997) Journal of Comparative Neurology, 382, 141-152]...
  13. ncbi request reprint Migration of dopaminergic neurons in the embryonic mesencephalon of mice
    H Kawano
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 86:101-13. 1995
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  14. ncbi request reprint Tyrosine hydroxylase-immunoreactive projections from the caudal ventrolateral medulla to the subfornical organ in the rat
    H Kawano
    Department of Anatomy, Saga Medical School, Nabeshima 5 1 1, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Brain Res 903:154-61. 2001
    ..These findings indicate the existence of catecholaminergic projections from the VLM (probably A1) to the SFO, in addition to the noradrenergic projections from the NTS previously reported...
  15. ncbi request reprint Arginine-vasopressin neurons in the rat hypothalamus produce neurokinin B and co-express the tachykinin NK-3 receptor and angiotensin II type 1 receptor
    T Hatae
    Department of Anatomy, Saga Medical School, Japan
    Arch Histol Cytol 64:37-44. 2001
    ..Furthermore, the regulation of AVP release by these neurons by NKB and angiotensin II is mediated by the NK-3 receptor and the AT-1 receptor, respectively...
  16. ncbi request reprint TAG-1-deficient mice have marked elevation of adenosine A1 receptors in the hippocampus
    F Fukamauchi
    Department of Molecular Medical Science, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 2 3 10, Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, 101 0062, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 281:220-6. 2001
    ..We suspect that the subtle changes in neural plasticity induced by TAG-1 deficiency during development cause the selective vulnerability of specific brain regions and the epileptogenicity in TAG-1 (-/-) mice...
  17. ncbi request reprint The POU domain transcription factor Brn-2 is required for the determination of specific neuronal lineages in the hypothalamus of the mouse
    S Nakai
    Department of Cell Biology, Cancer Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Genes Dev 9:3109-21. 1995
    ..These results strongly suggest that Brn-2 plays an essential role in the determination and development of the PVN and SO neuronal lineages in the hypothalamus...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neurons in the caudal ventrolateral medulla projecting to the paraventricular hypothalamic nucleus receive synaptic inputs from the nucleus of the solitary tract: a light and electron microscopic double-labeling study in the rat
    H Kawano
    Department of Anatomy, Saga Medical School, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 218:33-6. 1996
    ..The results indicate that CVLM neurons projecting to the PVN receive axon terminals of NST neurons...
  19. ncbi request reprint Multiple defects in the formation of rat cortical axonal pathways following prenatal X-ray irradiation
    Hong Peng Li
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu, 183 8526, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 21:1847-58. 2005
    ..The present study demonstrates for the first time that X-ray irradiation during initial cortical development causes multiple defects in the formation of cortical afferent and efferent pathways...
  20. ncbi request reprint Regeneration of nigrostriatal dopaminergic axons by degradation of chondroitin sulfate is accompanied by elimination of the fibrotic scar and glia limitans in the lesion site
    Hong Peng Li
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosci Res 85:536-47. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Beta-endorphin-, adrenocorticotrophic hormone- and neuropeptide y-containing projection fibers from the arcuate hypothalamic nucleus make synaptic contacts on to nucleus preopticus medianus neurons projecting to the paraventricular hypothalamic nucleus in
    H Kawano
    Department of Anatomy, Saga Medical School, Nabeshima 5 1 1, 849 8501, Saga, Japan
    Neuroscience 98:555-65. 2000
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  22. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical localization of calbindin D-28k in the migratory pathway from the rat olfactory placode
    Y Toba
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Fuchu, Japan
    J Neuroendocrinol 13:683-94. 2001
    ..The final fate and functional importance of these cells remains to be determined...
  23. ncbi request reprint The expressions of epidermal growth factor receptor mRNA and protein gene product 9.5 in developing rat brain
    Y Misumi
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Saga Medical School, Japan
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 107:1-9. 1998
    ..These results suggest that EGFR is related to the process of differentiation and maturation of neurons and the maintenance of some types of adult neurons...
  24. ncbi request reprint Galectin-1 regulates initial axonal growth in peripheral nerves after axotomy
    H Horie
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    J Neurosci 19:9964-74. 1999
    ..This high activity of the factor applied under nonreducing conditions suggests that galectin-1 may work as a cytokine, not as a lectin...
  25. ncbi request reprint Diabetes is not a potent inducer of neuronal cell death in mouse sensory ganglia, but it enhances neurite regeneration in vitro
    Kazunori Sango
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu shi, 183 8526, Tokyo, Japan
    Life Sci 71:2351-68. 2002
    ..The up-regulation of CNTF mRNA expression during the culture of diabetic DRG may play a role in the enhanced neurite regeneration...
  26. doi request reprint The transcriptional repressor RP58 is crucial for cell-division patterning and neuronal survival in the developing cortex
    Haruo Okado
    Department of Molecular Physiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Musashidai, Fuchu, Japan
    Dev Biol 331:140-51. 2009
    ..These results suggest that RP58 controls cell division of progenitor cells and regulates the survival of postmitotic cortical neurons...
  27. ncbi request reprint Synthesis, localization and externalization of galectin-1 in mature dorsal root ganglion neurons and Schwann cells
    Kazunori Sango
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu shi, Tokyo 183 8526, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 19:55-64. 2004
    ..Some of the molecules in the extracellular milieu may be converted to the oxidized form, which lacks lectin activity but could act on neural tissue as a cytokine...
  28. ncbi request reprint Impaired neurite outgrowth in the retina of a murine model of Sandhoff disease
    Kazunori Sango
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu shi, Tokyo 183 8526, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:3420-5. 2005
    ..To investigate the effects of lysosomal storage on the morphologic appearance and the neurite outgrowth capability of the retina in a mouse model of G(M2) gangliosidosis (Sandhoff disease)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Phosphacan and neurocan are repulsive substrata for adhesion and neurite extension of adult rat dorsal root ganglion neurons in vitro
    Kazunori Sango
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu shi, Tokyo 183 8526, Japan
    Exp Neurol 182:1-11. 2003
    ..Taking these findings together, it is plausible that both CS-PGs expressed in the cultured neurons may play a role in the modulation of attachment, survival, and neurite regeneration...
  30. doi request reprint Neuroprotective properties of ciliary neurotrophic factor for cultured adult rat dorsal root ganglion neurons
    Kazunori Sango
    Division of Neural Development and Regeneration, Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu, Tokyo 183 8526, Japan
    Histochem Cell Biol 130:669-79. 2008
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  31. doi request reprint An in vitro model of the inhibition of axon growth in the lesion scar formed after central nervous system injury
    Junko Kimura-Kuroda
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Cell Neurosci 43:177-87. 2010
    ..Therefore, this culture system can be available to analyze the inhibitory property in the lesion site of CNS...
  32. ncbi request reprint Expression and regulation of a gene encoding neural recognition molecule NB-3 of the contactin/F3 subgroup in mouse brain
    S Lee
    Department of Cell Recognition, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Sakaecho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Gene 245:253-66. 2000
    ..2kb fragment upstream of the putative transcription initiation site. This study provides a basis for elucidating the biological significance of the contactin/F3 subgroup molecules...
  33. ncbi request reprint Subpial neuronal migration in the medulla oblongata of Pax-6-deficient rats
    Masao Horie
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Fuchu 183 8526, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 17:49-57. 2003
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  34. ncbi request reprint PQBP-1 transgenic mice show a late-onset motor neuron disease-like phenotype
    Tomohiro Okuda
    Department of Molecular Therapeutics, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6, Musashi dai, Fuchu, Tokyo 183 8526, Japan
    Hum Mol Genet 12:711-25. 2003
    ..These findings show that excessive action of PQBP-1 causes neuronal dysfunction and support PQBP-1 being involved in the pathology of SCA1...
  35. doi request reprint Pleiotrophin induces neurite outgrowth and up-regulates growth-associated protein (GAP)-43 mRNA through the ALK/GSK3beta/beta-catenin signaling in developing mouse neurons
    Hiroko Yanagisawa
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu shi, Tokyo 183 8526, Japan
    Neurosci Res 66:111-6. 2010
    ..These findings imply that ALK is involved in the PTN signaling on neural development...
  36. doi request reprint Regeneration of nigrostriatal dopaminergic axons after transplantation of olfactory ensheathing cells and fibroblasts prevents fibrotic scar formation at the lesion site
    Xichuan Teng
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Fuchu, Japan
    J Neurosci Res 86:3140-50. 2008
    ..The present results suggest that elimination of the inhibitory fibrotic scar is important for neural regeneration...
  37. ncbi request reprint Expression and immunohistochemical localization of heparan sulphate proteoglycan N-syndecan in the migratory pathway from the rat olfactory placode
    Yoko Toba
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu 183 8526, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 15:1461-73. 2002
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  38. ncbi request reprint Is there a direct retina-raphe-suprachiasmatic nucleus pathway in the rat?
    H Kawano
    Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 212:143-6. 1996
    ..They also suggest that retina-raphe-SCN projections, a presumed third visual input to the mammalian circadian pacemaker, may include further neuronal connections or brain sites...
  39. doi request reprint Muscle mass and bone mineral indices: does the normalized bone mineral content differ with age?
    K Sanada
    Consolidated Research Institute for Advanced Science and Medical Care, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:465-72. 2009
    ..To investigate the relationships between regional skeletal muscle mass (SM mass) and bone mineral indices and to examine whether bone mineral content (BMC) normalized to SM mass shows a similar decrease with age in young through old age...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effects of water deprivation on neurokinin B production by the arginine-vasopressin neurons of hypothalamic paraventricular and supraoptic nuclei
    T Hatae
    Department of Anatomy, Saga Medical School, Saga 849-8501, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 92:89-98. 2001
    ..Thus, NKB seems to be involved in the central control of body fluid levels. The results also suggest that the production rate of NKB under normal conditions in SON dominant...
  41. ncbi request reprint Heterozygosity of the major histocompatibility complex controls the autoimmune disease in (NZW x BXSB) F1 mice
    H Kawano
    Department of Pathology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Immunol Immunopathol 65:308-14. 1992
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  42. ncbi request reprint Differential response of arcuate proopiomelanocortin- and neuropeptide Y-containing neurons to the lesion produced by gold thioglucose administration
    Akiko Homma
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Fuchu, 183 8526 Tokyo, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 499:120-31. 2006
    ..The present results first demonstrate that POMC- and NPY-containing neurons in the arcuate nucleus respond differently to the lesion produced by the GTG treatment...
  43. ncbi request reprint Expression and immunohistochemical localization of vesicular glutamate transporter 2 in the migratory pathway from the rat olfactory placode
    Shizuka Honma
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu, Tokyo 183 8526, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 20:923-36. 2004
    ..The presence of intense VGLUT2 immunoreactivity in neurons actively migrating from the olfactory placode suggests that this transporter is involved in the migratory process of these neurons...
  44. doi request reprint Suppression of fibrotic scar formation promotes axonal regeneration without disturbing blood-brain barrier repair and withdrawal of leukocytes after traumatic brain injury
    Nozomu Yoshioka
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Fuchu, Tokyo 183 8526, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 518:3867-81. 2010
    ..These results indicate that suppression of fibrotic scar formation does not disturb the healing process in damaged CNS, and suggest that this strategy is a reliable tool to promote axonal regeneration after traumatic injury in the CNS...
  45. ncbi request reprint Regional differences in vulnerability of the cerebellar foliations of rats exposed to neonatal X-irradiation
    Hong Peng Li
    Department of Developmental Morphology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu, Tokyo 183 8526, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 402:86-91. 2006
    ..These findings indicate regional difference in the vulnerability of cerebellar folia to X-irradiation. Such differences might be attributed to the cerebellar neurogenetic gradient...
  46. doi request reprint Collateral projections from the subfornical organ to the median preoptic nucleus and paraventricular hypothalamic nucleus in the rat
    Ping Guo Duan
    Department of Orthopedics, the Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Nanchang 330003, China
    Brain Res 1198:68-72. 2008
    ..The data suggest that there are complicated neuronal pathways originating from the SFO in regulating cardiovascular and body fluid homeostasis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Defects in reciprocal projections between the thalamus and cerebral cortex in the early development of Fezl-deficient mice
    Yukari Komuta
    Department of Applied Biological Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, Noda 278 8510, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 503:454-65. 2007
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  48. ncbi request reprint Particular subpopulations of midbrain and hypothalamic dopamine neurons express vesicular glutamate transporter 2 in the rat brain
    Michihiro Kawano
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305 8575, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 498:581-92. 2006
    ..These results indicate that VGLUT2 is expressed in subsets of A10 and A11 dopamine neurons, which might release dopamine and glutamate separately from different varicosities in the majority of their single axons...
  49. pmc Brn-1 and Brn-2 share crucial roles in the production and positioning of mouse neocortical neurons
    Yoshinobu Sugitani
    Department of Cell Biology, JFCR Cancer Institute, Tokyo 170 8455, Japan
    Genes Dev 16:1760-5. 2002
    ..These data indicate that Brn-1 and Brn-2 share roles in the production and positioning of neocortical neuron development...
  50. ncbi request reprint Impaired motor coordination in mice lacking neural recognition molecule NB-3 of the contactin/F3 subgroup
    Yasuo Takeda
    Department of Cell Recognition, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Sakaecho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 0015, Japan
    J Neurobiol 56:252-65. 2003
    ..In contrast, the mutant mice showed no difference of grasp force from the wild-type mice. Thus, NB-3-deficient mice are impaired in motor coordination...
  51. ncbi request reprint Peptidergic and catecholaminergic synaptic contacts onto nucleus preopticus medianus neurons projecting to the subfornical organ in the rat
    Hitoshi Kawano
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology, Division of Histology and Neuroanatomy, Saga University, Faculty of Medicine, Nabeshima 5 1 1, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Neurosci Res 55:211-7. 2006
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