Publications



    y2017z
  1. Yamazaki Y, Sumikawa K.(2017) Nicotine-induced neuroplasticity counteracts the effect of schizophrenia-linked neuregulin 1 signaling on NMDAR function in the rat hippocampus. Neuropharmacology. 2017; 113; 386-395

  2. y2016z
  3. Sugita M, Yamazaki Y, Goto JI, Fujiwara H, Aihara T, Mikoshiba K, Fujii S.(2016) Role of postsynaptic inositol 1, 4, 5-trisphosphate receptors in depotentiation in guinea pig hippocampal CA1 neurons. Brain Research. 2016; 1642: 154-162.
  4. Fujii S, Yamazaki Y, Goto J, Fujiwara H, Mikoshiba K.(2016) Prior activation of inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptors suppresses the subsequent induction of long-term potentiation in hippocampal CA1 neurons. Learning Memory. 2016; 23(5): 208-219.
  5. Otsuki N, Homma T, Fujiwara H, Kaneko K, Hozumi Y, Shichiri M, Takashima M, Ito J, Konno T, Kurahashi T, Yoshida Y, Goto K, Fujii S, Fujii J(2016) Trichloroethylene exposure aggravates behavioral abnormalities in mice that are deficient in superoxide dismutase. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. 2016 Aug(79): 83-90.
  6. Sugisaki E, Fukushima Y, Fujii S, Yamazaki Y, Aihara T.(2016) The effect of coactivation of muscarinic and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors on LTD in the hippocampal CA1 network. Brain Research. 2016; 1649: 44-52

  7. y2015z
  8. Chida K, Kaneko K, Fujii S, Yamazaki Y.(2015) Activity-dependent modulation of the axonal conduction of action potentials along rat hippocampal mossy fibers. European Journal of Neuroscience. 2015; 41(1): 45-54
  9. Yamazaki Y, Fujii S, Goto JI, Fujiwara H, Mikoshiba K.(2015) Activation of inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptors during preconditioning low-frequency stimulation suppresses subsequent induction of long-term potentiation in hippocampal CA1 neurons. Neuroscience. 2015; 17(311): 195-206
  10. Yamazaki Y, Fujii S.(2015) Extracellular ATP modulates synaptic plasticity induced by activation of metabotropic glutamate receptors in the hippocampus. Biomedical Research. 2015; 36(1): 1-9

  11. y2014z
  12. Ishibashi M*, Yamazaki Y*, Miledi R, Sumikawa K.(2014) Nicotinic and muscarinic agonists and acetylcholinesterase inhibitors stimulate a common pathway to enhance GluN2B-NMDAR responses. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2014;111: 12538-12543 *These authors contributed equally to this work.
  13. Yamazaki Y, Fujiwara H, Kaneko K, Hozumi Y, Xu M, Ikenaka K, Fujii S, Tanaka KF.(2014) Short- and long-term functional plasticity of white matter induced by oligodendrocyte depolarization in the hippocampus. Glia 2014;62: 1299-1312
  14. Fujii S, Tanaka KF, Ikenaka K, Yamazaki Y.(2014) Increased adenosine levels in mice expressing mutant glial fibrillary acidic protein in astrocytes result in failure of induction of LTP reversal (depotentiation) in hippocampal CA1 neurons. Brain Res 2014;1578: 1-13
  15. Yamazaki Y.(2014) Increased adenosine levels caused by astrocyte dysfunction result in enhanced excitability of the hippocampus. Ann Rep Jpn Epi Res Found 2014;25: 1-7
  16. Hendron E, Wang X, Zhou Y, Cai X, Goto J, Mikoshiba K, Baba Y, Kurosaki T, Wang Y, Gill DL(2014) Potent functional uncoupling between STIM1 and Orai1 by dimeric 2- aminodiphenyl borinate analogs. Cell Calcium 2014;56: 482-492

  17. y2013z
  18. Kondo M, Kitajima T, Fujii S, Tsukada M, Aihara T. (2013) Modulation of synaptic plasticity by the coactivation of spatially distinct synaptic inputs in rat hippocampal CA1 apical dendrites. Brain Res 2013;1526: 1-14
  19. Lee HU, Yamazaki Y, Tanaka KF, Furuya K, Sokabe M, Hida H, Takao K, Miyakawa T, Fujii S, Ikenaka K. (2013) Increased astrocytic ATP release results in enhanced excitability of the hippocampus. Glia 2013;61: 210-224
  20. Li J, Sasaki H, Fujiwara H, Kato H, Kaneko K, Yamazaki Y, Fujii S. (2013) Synaptic plasticity in hippocampal CA1 neurons and learning behavior in transient ischemia-loaded gerbils. Biomed Res 2013;34: 75-85

  21. y2012z
  22. Suzuki Y, Yamazaki Y, Hozumi Y, Okada M, Tanaka T, Iseki K, Ohta N, Aoyagi M, Fujii S, Goto K.(2012) NMDA receptor-mediated Ca(2+) influx triggers nucleocytoplasmic translocation of diacylglycerol kinase under oxygen-glucose deprivation conditions, an in vitro model of ischemia, in rat hippocampal slices. Histochem Cell Biol. 137(4):499-511.
  23. Yamazaki Y, Fujii S, Aihara T, Mikoshiba K. (2012) Activation of inositol 1, 4, 5-trisphosphate receptors during preconditioning low-frequency stimulation leads to reversal of long-term potentiation in hippocampal CA1 neurons. Neuroscience. 207:1-11.
  24. Yamazaki Y, Fujii S, Goto JI, Sugihara T, Sugita M, Fujiwara H, Kaneko K, Aihara T, Mikoshiba K.(2012) Suppressive effect of preconditioning low-frequency stimulation on subsequent induction of long-term potentiation by high frequency stimulation in hippocampal CA3 neurons. Brain Res. 1449: 15-23
  25. Ishikawa S, Ishikawa H, Shindo T, Yoshida T, Shimoyama Y, Satomi T, Fujii S, Hamamoto Y, Iino M, Fukao A.(2012) Effects of occupational environmental controls and work management on chromosomal damage in dental technicians in Japan. Int J Hyg Environ Health. Mar 14
  26. Lee HU, Yamazaki Y, Tanaka KF, Furuya K, Sokabe M, Hida H, Takao K, Miyakawa T, Fujii S, Ikenaka K.(2012) Increased astrocytic ATP release results in enhanced excitability of the hippocampus. Glia 61: 210-224
  27. Fujiwara H, Ikarashi K, Yamazaki Y, Goto JI, Kaneko K, Sugita M, Kato H, Sasaki H, Inokuchi JI, Furukawa K, Fujii S.(2012) Impairment of hippocampal long-term potentiation and failure of learning in mice treated with D-threo-1-phenyl-2-decanoylamino-3-morpholino-1- propanol. Biomed Res 33: 265-271
  28. Fujiwara H, Sawa K, Takahashi M, Johan L, Tsukada M, Aihara T.(2012) Context and the renewal of conditioned taste aversion: the role of rat dorsal hippocampus examined by electrolytic lesion. Cogn Neurodyn@6: 399-407
  29. Goto JI, Fujii S, Yamazaki Y, Mikoshiba K.(2012) Prior synaptic inputs are engraved on the following synaptic plasticity with inositol 1, 4, 5-trisphosphate receptor activation in hippocampal neurons. Messenger 1: 121-132

  30. y2011z
  31. Ikarashi K., Fujiwara H., Yamazaki Y., Goto J-I., Kaneko K., Kato H., Fujii S., Sasaki H., Fukumoto S., Furukawa K., Waki H. & Furukawa K. (2011) Impaired hippocampal long-term potentiation and failure of learning in 1,4-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase gene transgenic mice. Glycobiol. 21:1373-1381.
  32. Yamazaki Y., Sugihara T., Goto J-I., Chida K., Fujiwara H., Kaneko K., Fujii S. & Mikoshiba K. (2011) Role of inositol 1, 4, 5-trisphosphate receptors in the postsynaptic expression of guinea pig hippocampal mossy fiber depotentiation. Brain Res. 1387: 19-28.
  33. Goto J, Mikoshiba K. (2011) Inositol 1,4,5-triphosphate receptor-mediated calcium release in purkinje cells: from molecular mechanism to behavior. Cerebellum 10(4): 820-833
  34. Shinohara T, Michikawa T, Enomoto M, Goto J, Iwai M, Matsu-ura T, Yamazaki H, Miyamoto A, Suzuki A, Mikoshiba K.(2011) Mechanistic basis of bell-shaped dependence of inositol 1,4,5-triphosphate receptor gating on cytosolic calcium. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 108(37): 15486-15491

  35. y2010z
  36. Jia Y.*, Yamazaki Y.*, Nakauchi S., Ito K-I., & Sumikawa K.(2010) Nicotine facilitates LTP induction in oriens-lacunosum moleculare cells via Ca2+ entry through non-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Eur. J. Neurosci. 31: 463-476.
    * These authors contributed equally to this work.
  37. Yamazaki Y., Hozumi Y., Kaneko K., Fujiwara H, Kato H, Fujii S. (2010) Modulation of neuronal activities by interactions between neurons and glial cells. Hirosaki Med. J. 60 (Suppl.): S174-S180.
  38. Fujii S., Yamazaki Y., Kuroda Y. & Mikoshiba K. (2010) Involvement of IP3 receptors in synaptic plasticity induced in hippocampal CA1 neurons by low-frequency stimulation. Neurosci. 168: 346-358.
  39. Yoshioka M., Yamazaki Y., Fujii S., Kaneko K., Kato H. & Mikoshiba K. (2010) Intracellular calcium ion dynamics involved in long-term potentiation in hippocampal CA1 neurons in mice lacking the IP3 type 1 receptor. Neurosci. Res. 67: 149-155.

  40. y2009z
  41. Jia Y., Yamazaki Y., Nakauchi S. & Sumikawa K. (2009) 2 nicotine receptors function as a molecular switch to continuously excite a subset of interneurons in rat hippocampal circuits. Eur. J. Neurosci. 29: 1588-1603.
  42. Yamazaki Y., Hozumi Y., Kaneko K., Fujii S., Goto K. & Kato H. (2009) Oligodendrocytes: Facilitating axonal conduction by more than myelination. Neuroscientist 16: 11-18.

  43. y2008z
  44. Tanaka KF., Takebayashi H., Yamazaki Y., Ono K., Naruse M., Iwasato T., Itohara S., Kato H., & Ikenaka K. (2007) The murine model of Alexander disease: analysis of GFAP aggregate formation and its pathological significance. Glia 55: 617]631.
  45. Fujii S., Yamazaki Y., Sugihara T. & Wakabayashi I (2008) Acute and chronic ethanol exposure differentially affect induction of hippocampal LTP.@ Brain Res, 2008; 57: 13-21
  46. Yamazaki Y., Hozumi Y., Kaneko K., Sugihara T.,Fujii S., Goto K. & Kato H. (2008) Modulatory effects of oligodendrocytes on the conduction velocity of action potentials along axons in the alveus of the rat hippocampal CA1 region.@ Neuron Glia Biology, 3: 325-334

  47. y2007z
  48. Nakauchi S., Yamazaki Y., & Sumikawa K. (2007) Chronic nicotine exposure affects the normal operation of hippocampal circuits. NeuroReport 18C87|91.

  49. y2006z
  50. Yamazaki Y., Jia Y., Rong N. & Sumikawa K. (2006) Nicotine exposure in vivo induces long-lasting enhancement of NMDA receptor-mediated currents in the hippocampus. Eur. J. Neurosci. 23: 1819-1828.
  51. Yamazaki Y., Fujii S., Jia Y. & Sumikawa K. (2006) Nicotine withdrawal suppresses nicotinic modulation of long-term potentiation induction in the hippocampal CA1 region. Eur. J. Neurosci. 24: 2903-2916.
  52. Yamazaki Y., Jia Y., Wong JK. & Sumikawa K. (2006) Chronic nicotine-induced switch in Src-family kinase signaling for long-term potentiation induction in hippocampal CA1 pyramidal cells. Eur. J. Neurosci. 24:3271-3284.

  53. y2005z
  54. Yamazaki Y., Hozumi Y., Kaneko K., Li J., Fujii S., Miyakawa H, Kudo Y. & Kato H. (2005) Direct evidence for mutual interactions between perineuronal astrocytes and interneurons in the CA1 region of the rat hippocampus. Neuroscience 134: 791-802.
  55. Yamazaki Y., Jia Y., Hamaue N. & Sumikawa K. (2005) Nicotine-induced switch in the nicotinic cholinergic mechanisms of facilitation of long-term potentiation induction. Eur. J. Neurosci. 22: 845-860.
  56. Taufiq AM., Fujii S., Yamazaki Y., Sasaki H., Kaneko K., Li J., Kato H. & Mikoshiba K. (2005) Involvement of IP3 receptors in LTP and LTD induction in guinea pig hippocampal CA1 neurons. Learn. Memory 12: 594-600.

  57. y2004z
  58. Fujii S., Sasaki H., Mikoshiba K., Kuroda Y., Yamazaki Y., Taufiq AM. & Kato H. (2004) A chemical LTP induced by co-activation of metabotropic and N-methyl-D-aspartate glutamate receptors in hippocampal CA1neurons. Brain Res. 999: 20-28.
  59. Fujii S. (2004) ATP- and adenosine-mediated signaling in the central nervous systemFthe role of extracellular ATP in hippocampal long-term potentiation. J. Pharmacol. Sci. 94: 103-106.

  60. y2003z
  61. Yamazaki Y., Kaneko K., Fujii S., Kato H. & Ito K-I. (2003) Long-term potentiation and long-term depression induced by local application of ATP to CA1 hippocampal neurons of the guinea pig. Hippocampus 13: 81-92.
  62. Fujii S., Mikoshiba K., Kuroda Y., Taufiq AM. & Kato H. (2003) Cooperativity between activation of metabotropic glutamate receptors and MDA receptors in the induction of LTP in hippocampal CA1 neurons. Neurosci. Res. 46: 509-521.
  63. Nagase T., Ito K-I., Kato K., Kohda K., Matsumoto M., Hoshino A., Inoue T., Fujii S., Kato H. & Mikoshiba K. (2003) Long-term potentiation aand long-term depression in hippocampal CA1 neurons of mice lacking the IP3 type1 receptor. Neuroscience 117: 821-830.

  64. y2002z
  65. Fujii S., Kato H. & Kuroda Y. (2002) Effects of temperature on adenosine A1 receptor activation in guinea pig hippocampus in vitro. Pflugers Arch. ? Eur. J. Physiol. 443: 713-719.
  66. Fujii S., Kato H. & Kuroda Y. (2002) Cooperativity between extracellular adenosine 5'-triphosphate and activation of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors in long-term potentiation induction in hippocampal CA1 neurons. Neuroscience 113: 617-628.
  67. He B., Zhang X., Lian J., Sasaki H., Wu D. & Towle V. L. (2002) Boundary element method-based cortical potential imaging of somatosensory evoked potentials using subjects' magnetic resonance images. Neuroimage 16: 564-576.
  68. Fujii S., Igarashi K., Sasaki H., Furuse H., Ito K-I., Kaneko K., Kato H., Inokuchi J-I., Waki H. & Ando S. (2002) Effects of the mono- and tetrasialogangliosides GM1 and GQ1b on ATP-induced long-term potentitation in hippocampal CA1 neurons. Glycobiology 12: 339-344.
  69. Fujii S., Sasaki H., Ito K-I., Kaneko K. & Kato H. (2002) Temperature dependence of synaptic responses in guinea pig hippocampal CA1 neurons in vitro. Cell. Mol. Neurobiol. 22: 379-391.
  70. Yamazaki Y., Fujii S., Nakamura T., Miyakawa H., Kudo Y., Kato H. & Ito K-I. (2002) Changes in [Ca2+]i during adenosine triphosphate-induced synaptic plasticity in hippocampal CA1 neurons of the guinea pig. Neurosci. Lett. 324: 65-68.
  71. Yamazaki Y., Hamaue N. & Sumikawa K. (2002) Nicotine compensates for the loss of cholinergic function to enhance the induction of long-term potentiation. Brain Res. 946: 148-152.

  72. y2001z
  73. Fujii S. & Sumikawa K. (2001) Nicotine accelerates reversal of long-term potentiation and enhances long-term depression in the rat hippocampal CA1 region. Brain Res. 894: 340-346.
  74. Fujii S. & Sumikawa K. (2001) Acute and chronic nicotine exposure reverse age-related declines in the induction of long-term potentiation in the rat hippocampus. Brain Res. 894: 347-353.
  75. Itoh S., Ito K-I., Fujii S., Kaneko K., Kato K., Mikoshiba K. & Kato H. (2001) Neuronal plasticity in hippocampal mossy fiber-CA3 synapses of mice lacking the inositol-1,4,5-triphosphate type 1 receptor. Brain Res. 901: 237-246.
  76. Fujii S., Kuroda Y., Li J., Ito K-I., Kaneko K., Sasaki H. & Kato H. (2001) The temperature-dependent modulation of an inhibitory circuit in hippocampal slices as revealed by a population spike recording is mediated by extracellular adenosine. Jpn J. Physiol . 51: 545-554.
  77. Ito K-I. & Hicks T.P. (2001) Effect of the glycine modulatory site of the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor on synaptic responses in kitten visual cortex. Neurosci. Lett. 303: 95-98.
  78. Ito K-I. & Hicks T.P. (2001) Long-term potentiation of evoked synaptic responses in visual cortical slices from kittens in the critical period. Yamagata Med. J. 19: 85-111.

  79. y2000z
  80. Fujii S., Kuroda Y., Ito K-I. & Kato H. (2000) LTP induction - a synaptic catch mechanism released by extracellular phosphorylation. Neuroscience 96: 259-266.
  81. Fujii S., Kuroda Y., Ito K-I., Yoshioka M., Kaneko K., Yamazaki Y., Sasaki H. & Kato H. (2000) Endogenous adenosine regulates the effects of low-frequency stimulation on the induction of long-term potentiation in CA1 neurons of guinea pig hippocampal slices. Neurosci. Lett. 279: 121-124.
  82. Fujii S., Kato H., Ito K., Itoh S., Yamazaki Y., Sasaki H. & Kuroda Y. (2000) Effects of adenosine A1 and A2 antagonists on the synaptic and EPSP-spike components of long-term potentiation and depotentiation in the hippocampus. Cell. Mol. Neurobiol. 20: 331-350.
  83. Fujii S., Jia Y., Yang A. & Sumikawa K. (2000) Nicotine reverses GABAergic inhibition of LTP induction in the hippocampal CA1 region. Brain Res. 863: 259-265.
  84. Fujii S., Ji Z. & Sumikawa K. (2000) Inactivation of 7 ACh receptors and activation of non-7 ACh receptors both contribute to LTP induction in the hippocampal CA1 region. Neurosci. Lett. 286: 134-138.
  85. Fujii S., Matsumoto M., Igarashi K., Kato H. & Mikoshiba K. (2000) Synaptic plasticity in hippocampal CA1 neurons of mice lacking type 1 inositol-1,4,5-trisphosphate receptors. Learn. Memory 7: 312-320.
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