Hidetoshi NARA

1996 Faculty of Agriculture, Tohoku University
1998 Graduate school of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University,
    Master of Agriculture
2002 Graduate school of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University,
    Doctor of Agriculture
2002 Gifu University,  Reseaech Resident
2004 Yamagata University School of Medicine,  Assistant Professor

Affiliations
Japanese Society of Animal Science, The Japanese Tissue Culture Association
Japanese Society for Immunology, The Molecular Biology Society of Japan
Publications
Onoda T, Rahman M, Nara H, Araki A, Makabe K, Tsumoto K, Kumagai I, Kudo T, Ishii N, Tanaka N, Sugamura K, Hayasaka K and Asao H: Human CD4+ central and effector memory T cells produce IL-21: Effect on cytokine-driven proliferation of CD4+ T cell subsets. Int Immunol. 19: 1191-1199, 2007

Rahman M, Nara H, Onoda T, Araki A, Li J. Hoshino T. and Asao H; Cloning and Characterization of an Isoform of Interleukin-21. FEBS Lett. 581: 4001-4009, 2007.

Nara H, Inoue-Murayama M, Kosshimura A, Sugiyama A, Murayama Y, Maejima M, Ueda Y, Ito H, Randi E, Kim HS, Ha JH, Takeuchi Y, Mori Y, Iwasaki T, Morita M, Ota K, and Ito S; Novel polymorphism of the canine dopamine receptor D4 gene intron II region. Anim. Sci. J. 76, 81-86, 2005.

Maejima M, Inoue-Murayama M, Koshimura A, Kato S, Nara H, Randi E, Kitagawa H, Iwasaki T, Murayama Y, and Ito S; Allelic variation of two poly-glutamine receptors in the canine androgen receptor gene. J. Anim Genetics. 32(2) , 3-11, 2005.

Ito H, Nara H, Inoue-Murayama M, Shimada MK, Koshimura A, Ueda Y, Kitagawa H, Takeuchi Y, Mori Y, Murayama Y, Morita M, Iwasaki T, Ota K, Tanabe Y, Ito S: Allele frequency distribution of the canine dopamine receptor D4 gene exon III and I in 23 breeds. J Vet Med Sci. 66, 815-820, 2004.

Hayashi S, Aso H, Watanabe K, Nara H, Rose MT, Ohwada S, Yamaguchi T: Sequence of IGF-I, IGF-II and HGF expression in regenerating skeletal muscle. Histochem Cell Biol. 122, 427-437, 2004.

Watanabe K, Hayashi S, Nara H, Ohwada S, Aso H, Yamaguchi T: Bovine Myoblast Differentiation. Tohoku J Agricul Res. 55, 67-73, 2004.

Nara H, Yoshizawa D, Aso H and Yamaguchi T ; Bovine myoblast differentiation during myogenesis. Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci. 14, 100- 105, 2001.

Nara H, Imanaka T and Yamaguchi T ; Enhanced expression of acetylcholinesterase activity in bovine satellite cells treated with insulin-like growth factor. Animal Science Journal. 71, 63-70, 2000.

Yamaguchi T, Ide Y, Sato T, Nara H, and Matsuzaki M. Reproductive Biology Update (Eds.: Miyamoto H. and Manabe N., Shokado Booksellers Company, Kyoto, 1998) Section 4. Neuronal and hormonal regulation mechanisms in reproductive systems:  Heterogeneity and development of Somatotrophs and mammotrophs in domestic animals. p.305-313. 1998.