kikuchi motoshi

FacultyLaboratoryofNaturalHistory
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Research Areas

  • Basic biology / Morphology/Structure

Academic Societies

  • International Federation of Comparative Endocrinology
  • Asia Oceania Society for Comparative Endocrinology
  • THE JAPAN SOCIETY FOR PITUITARY RESEARCH
  • JAPAN SOCIETY FOR COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • The Japan Endocrine Society
  • THE JAPANESE ASSOCIATION OF ANATOMISTS
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  • International Federation of Comparative Endocrinology
  • Asia Oceania Society for Comparative Endocrinology
  • THE JAPAN SOCIETY FOR PITUITARY RESEARCH
  • JAPAN SOCIETY FOR COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • The Japan Endocrine Society
  • THE JAPANESE ASSOCIATION OF ANATOMISTS

Research Activities

Papers(paper)

  • Oxysterol-binding protein-related protein (ORP) 6 localizes to the ER and ER-plasma membrane contact sites and is involved in the turnover of PI4P in cerebellar granule neurons.
    Mochizuki S, Miki H, Zhou R, Kido Y, Nishimura W, Kikuchi M, Noda Y
    Experimental cell research 370(2) 601-612 Sep. 2018
  • Tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinase-expressing cells in human anterior pituitary and pituitary adenoma.
    Tofrizal A, Fujiwara K, Azuma M, Kikuchi M, Jindatip D, Yashiro T, Yamada S
    Medical molecular morphology 50(3) 145-154 Sep. 2017
  • Effect of retinoic acid on midkine gene expression in rat anterior pituitary cells.
    Maliza R, Fujiwara K, Azuma M, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Endocrine journal 64(6) 633-638 Jun. 2017
  • Notch signaling-mediated cell-to-cell interaction is dependent on E-cadherin adhesion in adult rat anterior pituitary.
    Batchuluun K, Azuma M, Yashiro T, Kikuchi M
    Cell and tissue research 368(1) 125-133 Apr. 2017
  • Notch Signaling and Maintenance of SOX2 Expression in Rat Anterior Pituitary Cells.
    Batchuluun K, Azuma M, Fujiwara K, Yashiro T, Kikuchi M
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 50(2) 63-69 Apr. 2017
  • Fibromodulin Expression in Folliculostellate Cells and Pericytes Is Promoted by TGFβ Signaling in Rat Anterior Pituitary Gland.
    Syaidah R, Tsukada T, Azuma M, Horiguchi K, Fujiwara K, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 49(6) 171-179 Dec. 2016
  • Effects of retinoic acid on growth hormone-releasing hormone receptor, growth hormone secretagogue receptor gene expression and growth hormone secretion in rat anterior pituitary cells.
    Maliza R, Fujiwara K, Tsukada T, Azuma M, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Endocrine journal 63(6) 555-561 Jun. 2016
  • Folliculostellate cell interacts with pericyte via TGFβ2 in rat anterior pituitary.
    Tsukada T, Azuma M, Horiguchi K, Fujiwara K, Kouki T, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    The Journal of endocrinology 229(2) 159-170 May 2016
  • Maintenance of the Extracellular Matrix in Rat Anterior Pituitary Gland: Identification of Cells Expressing Tissue Inhibitors of Metalloproteinases.
    Azuma M, Tofrizal A, Maliza R, Batchuluun K, Ramadhani D, Syaidah R, Tsukada T, Fujiwara K, Kikuchi M, Horiguchi K, Yashiro T
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 48(6) 185-192 Dec. 2015
  • Expression of the heparin-binding growth factor midkine and its receptor, Ptprz1, in adult rat pituitary.
    Fujiwara K, Horiguchi K, Maliza R, Tofrizal A, Batchuluun K, Ramadhani D, Syaidah R, Tsukada T, Azuma M, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Cell and tissue research 359(3) 909-914 Mar. 2015
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  • Oxysterol-binding protein-related protein (ORP) 6 localizes to the ER and ER-plasma membrane contact sites and is involved in the turnover of PI4P in cerebellar granule neurons.
    Mochizuki S, Miki H, Zhou R, Kido Y, Nishimura W, Kikuchi M, Noda Y
    Experimental cell research 370(2) 601-612 Sep. 2018
  • Tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinase-expressing cells in human anterior pituitary and pituitary adenoma.
    Tofrizal A, Fujiwara K, Azuma M, Kikuchi M, Jindatip D, Yashiro T, Yamada S
    Medical molecular morphology 50(3) 145-154 Sep. 2017
  • Effect of retinoic acid on midkine gene expression in rat anterior pituitary cells.
    Maliza R, Fujiwara K, Azuma M, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Endocrine journal 64(6) 633-638 Jun. 2017
  • Notch signaling-mediated cell-to-cell interaction is dependent on E-cadherin adhesion in adult rat anterior pituitary.
    Batchuluun K, Azuma M, Yashiro T, Kikuchi M
    Cell and tissue research 368(1) 125-133 Apr. 2017
  • Notch Signaling and Maintenance of SOX2 Expression in Rat Anterior Pituitary Cells.
    Batchuluun K, Azuma M, Fujiwara K, Yashiro T, Kikuchi M
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 50(2) 63-69 Apr. 2017
  • Fibromodulin Expression in Folliculostellate Cells and Pericytes Is Promoted by TGFβ Signaling in Rat Anterior Pituitary Gland.
    Syaidah R, Tsukada T, Azuma M, Horiguchi K, Fujiwara K, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 49(6) 171-179 Dec. 2016
  • Effects of retinoic acid on growth hormone-releasing hormone receptor, growth hormone secretagogue receptor gene expression and growth hormone secretion in rat anterior pituitary cells.
    Maliza R, Fujiwara K, Tsukada T, Azuma M, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Endocrine journal 63(6) 555-561 Jun. 2016
  • Folliculostellate cell interacts with pericyte via TGFβ2 in rat anterior pituitary.
    Tsukada T, Azuma M, Horiguchi K, Fujiwara K, Kouki T, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    The Journal of endocrinology 229(2) 159-170 May 2016
  • Maintenance of the Extracellular Matrix in Rat Anterior Pituitary Gland: Identification of Cells Expressing Tissue Inhibitors of Metalloproteinases.
    Azuma M, Tofrizal A, Maliza R, Batchuluun K, Ramadhani D, Syaidah R, Tsukada T, Fujiwara K, Kikuchi M, Horiguchi K, Yashiro T
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 48(6) 185-192 Dec. 2015
  • Expression of the heparin-binding growth factor midkine and its receptor, Ptprz1, in adult rat pituitary.
    Fujiwara K, Horiguchi K, Maliza R, Tofrizal A, Batchuluun K, Ramadhani D, Syaidah R, Tsukada T, Azuma M, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Cell and tissue research 359(3) 909-914 Mar. 2015
  • In situ hybridization analysis of the temporospatial expression of the midkine/pleiotrophin family in rat embryonic pituitary gland.
    Fujiwara K, Maliza R, Tofrizal A, Batchuluun K, Ramadhani D, Tsukada T, Azuma M, Horiguchi K, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Cell and tissue research 357(1) 337-344 Jul. 2014
  • Changes in laminin chain expression in pre- and postnatal rat pituitary gland.
    Ramadhani D, Tsukada T, Fujiwara K, Azuma M, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 47(5) 231-237 2014
  • Folliculostellate cells are required for laminin release from gonadotrophs in rat anterior pituitary.
    Tsukada T, Fujiwara K, Horiguchi K, Azuma M, Ramadhani D, Tofrizal A, Batchuluun K, Maliza R, Syaidah R, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 47(5) 239-245 2014
  • Laminin and collagen modulate expression of the small leucine-rich proteoglycan fibromodulin in rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Syaidah R, Horiguchi K, Fujiwara K, Tsukada T, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Cell and tissue research 354(2) 633-638 Nov. 2013
  • Expression of the cell-surface heparan sulfate proteoglycan syndecan-2 in developing rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Horiguchi K, Syaidah R, Fujiwara K, Tsukada T, Ramadhani D, Jindatip D, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Cell and tissue research 353(3) 473-481 Sep. 2013
  • Reassembly of anterior pituitary organization by hanging drop three-dimensional cell culture.
    Tsukada T, Kouki T, Fujiwara K, Ramadhani D, Horiguchi K, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 46(4) 121-127 Aug. 2013
  • Localization of Notch signaling molecules and their effect on cellular proliferation in adult rat pituitary.
    Tando Y, Fujiwara K, Yashiro T, Kikuchi M
    Cell and tissue research 351(3) 511-519 Mar. 2013
  • Expression of small leucine-rich proteoglycans in rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Horiguchi K, Syaidah R, Fujiwara K, Tsukada T, Ramadhani D, Jindatip D, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Cell and tissue research 351(1) 207-212 Jan. 2013
  • Laminin isoforms and laminin-producing cells in rat anterior pituitary.
    Ramadhani D, Tsukada T, Fujiwara K, Horiguchi K, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 45(5) 309-315 Oct. 2012
  • Expression of the proteoglycan syndecan-4 and the mechanism by which it mediates stress fiber formation in folliculostellate cells in the rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Horiguchi K, Kouki T, Fujiwara K, Tsukada T, Ly F, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    The Journal of endocrinology 214(2) 199-206 Aug. 2012
  • Expression of chemokine CXCL12 and its receptor CXCR4 in folliculostellate (FS) cells of the rat anterior pituitary gland: the CXCL12/CXCR4 axis induces interconnection of FS cells.
    Horiguchi K, Ilmiawati C, Fujiwara K, Tsukada T, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Endocrinology 153(4) 1717-1724 Apr. 2012
  • Immunohistochemical localization of anterior pituitary hormones in S-100 protein-positive cells in the rat pituitary gland.
    Kikuchi M, Yatabe M, Tando Y, Yashiro T
    Cell and tissue research 345(3) 425-429 Sep. 2011
  • Scanning and transmission electron microscopic observation of femoral head feeding vessels in stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats.
    Amemiya M, Yashiro T, Kikuchi M, Kouki T, Nakama S, Hoshino Y
    Medical molecular morphology 44(3) 139-145 Sep. 2011
  • Live staining and isolation of specific hormone-producing cells from rat anterior pituitary by cytochemistry with lectins and cholera toxin B subunit.
    Kikuchi M, Kusumoto K, Fujiwara K, Takahashi K, Tando Y, Yashiro T
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 44(4) 159-164 Aug. 2011
  • Caveolin 3-mediated integrin β1 signaling is required for the proliferation of folliculostellate cells in rat anterior pituitary gland under the influence of extracellular matrix.
    Horiguchi K, Fujiwara K, Ilmiawati C, Kikuchi M, Tsukada T, Kouki T, Yashiro T
    The Journal of endocrinology 210(1) 29-36 Jul. 2011
  • The extracellular matrix component laminin promotes gap junction formation in the rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Horiguchi K, Kouki T, Fujiwara K, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    The Journal of endocrinology 208(3) 225-232 Mar. 2011
  • In situ hybridization reveals that type I and III collagens are produced by pericytes in the anterior pituitary gland of rats.
    Fujiwara K, Jindatip D, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Cell and tissue research 342(3) 491-495 Dec. 2010
  • Effect of E-cadherin expression on hormone production in rat anterior pituitary lactotrophs in vitro.
    Kusumoto K, Kikuchi M, Fujiwara K, Horiguchi K, Kouki T, Kawanishi K, Yashiro T
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 43(2) 83-88 May 2010
  • Living-cell imaging of transgenic rat anterior pituitary cells in primary culture reveals novel characteristics of folliculo-stellate cells.
    Horiguchi K, Kikuchi M, Kusumoto K, Fujiwara K, Kouki T, Kawanishi K, Yashiro T
    The Journal of endocrinology 204(2) 115-123 Feb. 2010
  • Spatio-temporal relation between cadherin switching and cytogenesis of hormone-producing cells in the developing rat adenohypophysis.
    Kikuchi M, Yatabe M, Fujiwara K, Horiguchi K, Kusumoto K, Kouki T, Sakamoto A, Yashiro T
    Anatomical science international 84(3) 155-160 Sep. 2009
  • Early exercise in spinal cord injured rats induces allodynia through TrkB signaling.
    Endo T, Ajiki T, Inoue H, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T, Nakama S, Hoshino Y, Murakami T, Kobayashi E
    Biochemical and biophysical research communications 381(3) 339-344 Apr. 2009
  • Estrogen receptor alpha regulates retinaldehyde dehydrogenase 1 expression in rat anterior pituitary cells.
    Fujiwara K, Kikuchi M, Horiguchi K, Kusumoto K, Kouki T, Kawanishi K, Yashiro T
    Endocrine journal 56(8) 963-973 2009
  • Immunohistochemistry of connexin 43 throughout anterior pituitary gland in a transgenic rat with green fluorescent protein-expressing folliculo-stellate cells.
    Horiguchi K, Fujiwara K, Kouki T, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Anatomical science international 83(4) 256-260 Dec. 2008
  • Immunohistochemical observation of co-expression of E- and N-cadherins in rat organogenesis.
    Sakamoto A, Murata K, Suzuki H, Yatabe M, Kikuchi M
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 41(5) 143-147 Oct. 2008
  • Reduction of retinaldehyde dehydrogenase 1 expression and production in estrogen-induced prolactinoma of rat.
    Fujiwara K, Davaadash B, Yatabe M, Kikuchi M, Horiguchi K, Kusumoto K, Kouki T, Yashiro T
    Medical molecular morphology 41(3) 126-131 Sep. 2008
  • Electron microscopic observations of the anterior pituitary gland. Part I. The neurons in the "transitional zone" of the anterior pituitary gland.
    Mabuchi Y, Shirasawa N, Sakuma E, Wada I, Horiuchi O, Kikuchi M, Sakamoto A, Herbert DC, Soji T
    Tissue & cell 40(3) 157-166 Jun. 2008
  • In vivo correlation between c-Fos expression and corticotroph stimulation by adrenocorticotrophic hormone secretagogues in rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Takigami S, Fujiwara K, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Cell and tissue research 331(3) 589-594 Mar. 2008
  • Estrogen suppresses retinaldehyde dehydrogenase 1 expression in the anterior pituitary glands of female rats.
    Fujiwara K, Davaadash B, Kikuchi M, Takigami S, Yashiro T
    Endocrine journal 55(1) 91-96 Mar. 2008
  • Expression of retinaldehyde dehydrogenase 1 in the anterior pituitary glands of adult rats.
    Fujiwara K, Kikuchi M, Takigami S, Kouki T, Yashiro T
    Cell and tissue research 329(2) 321-327 Aug. 2007
  • Changes in E- and N-cadherin expression in developing rat adenohypophysis.
    Kikuchi M, Yatabe M, Kouki T, Fujiwara K, Takigami S, Sakamoto A, Yashiro T
    Anatomical record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007) 290(5) 486-490 May 2007
  • Expression of retinaldehyde dehydrogenase (RALDH)2 and RALDH3 but not RALDH1 in the developing anterior pituitary glands of rats.
    Fujiwara K, Maekawa F, Kikuchi M, Takigami S, Yada T, Yashiro T
    Cell and tissue research 328(1) 129-135 Apr. 2007
  • Distinctive localization of N- and E-cadherins in rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Kikuchi M, Yatabe M, Fujiwara K, Takigami S, Sakamoto A, Soji T, Yashiro T
    The anatomical record. Part A, Discoveries in molecular, cellular, and evolutionary biology 288(11) 1183-1189 Nov. 2006
  • Immunohistochemical and electron-microscopic observation of beta-cells in pancreatic islets of spontaneously diabetic Goto-Kakizaki rats.
    Momose K, Nunomiya S, Nakata M, Yada T, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T
    Medical molecular morphology 39(3) 146-153 Sep. 2006
  • Regional difference in the appearance of apoptotic cell death in the ligamentum flavum of the human cervical spine.
    Nakama S, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T, Sakamoto A, Kikkawa I, Ookami H, Saita K, Hoshino Y
    Medical molecular morphology 38(3) 173-180 Sep. 2005
  • The adrenocortical response of tufted puffin chicks to nutritional deficits.
    Kitaysky AS, Romano MD, Piatt JF, Wingfield JC, Kikuchi M
    Hormones and behavior 47(5) 606-619 May 2005
  • Reproductive development according to elevation in a seasonally breeding male songbird.
    Perfito N, Tramontin AD, Meddle S, Sharp P, Afik D, Gee J, Ishii S, Kikuchi M, Wingfield JC
    Oecologia 140(2) 201-210 Jul. 2004
  • Intercellular communication within the rat anterior pituitary gland: X. Immunohistocytochemistry of S-100 and connexin 43 of folliculo-stellate cells in the rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Shirasawa N, Mabuchi Y, Sakuma E, Horiuchi O, Yashiro T, Kikuchi M, Hashimoto Y, Tsuruo Y, Herbert DC, Soji T
    The anatomical record. Part A, Discoveries in molecular, cellular, and evolutionary biology 278(1) 462-473 May 2004
  • Histological investigation of rabbit ligamentum flavum with special reference to differences in spinal levels.
    Nihei A, Hagiwara K, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T, Hoshino Y
    Anatomical science international 78(3) 162-167 Sep. 2003
  • Rat anterior pituitary cells in vitro can partly reconstruct in vivo topographic affinities.
    Noda T, Kikuchi M, Kaidzu S, Yashiro T
    The anatomical record. Part A, Discoveries in molecular, cellular, and evolutionary biology 272(2) 548-555 Jun. 2003
  • Immunohistochemical study of the proliferation modality of synovium in rat adjuvant arthritis.
    Kamimoto M, Kikuchi M, Yashiro T, Nihe A, Kariya Y, Hoshino Y
    Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association 8(3) 400-407 2003


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