fujiwara ken

FacultyHistologyandcellBiology
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Research Activities

Papers(paper)

  • 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 May 2014
  • Expression of chemokine CXCL10 in dendritic-cell-like S100β-positive cells in rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Horiguchi K, Fujiwara K, Higuchi M, Yoshida S, Tsukada T, Ueharu H, Chen M, Hasegawa R, Takigami S, Ohsako S, Yashiro T, Kato T, Kato Y
    Cell and tissue research Apr. 2014
  • Isolation of dendritic-cell-like S100β-positive cells in rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Horiguchi K, Fujiwara K, Yoshida S, Higuchi M, Tsukada T, Kanno N, Yashiro T, Tateno K, Osako S, Kato T, Kato Y
    Cell and tissue research Apr. 2014
  • Changes in fine structure of pericytes and novel desmin-immunopositive perivascular cells during postnatal development in rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Jindatip D, Fujiwara K, Horiguchi K, Tsukada T, Kouki T, Yashiro T
    Anatomical science international 88 196-203 Sep. 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 353 473-481 Sep. 2013
  • 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 Aug. 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 46 121-127 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 351 511-519 Mar. 2013
  • In Situ Hybridization Method Reveals (Pro)renin Receptor Expressing Cells in the Pituitary Gland of Rats: Correlation with Anterior Pituitary Hormones.
    Takahashi K, Yatabe M, Fujiwara K, Hirose T, Totsune K, Yashiro T
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 46 47-50 Feb. 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 351 207-212 Jan. 2013
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  • 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 May 2014
  • Expression of chemokine CXCL10 in dendritic-cell-like S100β-positive cells in rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Horiguchi K, Fujiwara K, Higuchi M, Yoshida S, Tsukada T, Ueharu H, Chen M, Hasegawa R, Takigami S, Ohsako S, Yashiro T, Kato T, Kato Y
    Cell and tissue research Apr. 2014
  • Isolation of dendritic-cell-like S100β-positive cells in rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Horiguchi K, Fujiwara K, Yoshida S, Higuchi M, Tsukada T, Kanno N, Yashiro T, Tateno K, Osako S, Kato T, Kato Y
    Cell and tissue research Apr. 2014
  • Changes in fine structure of pericytes and novel desmin-immunopositive perivascular cells during postnatal development in rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Jindatip D, Fujiwara K, Horiguchi K, Tsukada T, Kouki T, Yashiro T
    Anatomical science international 88 196-203 Sep. 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 353 473-481 Sep. 2013
  • 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 Aug. 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 46 121-127 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 351 511-519 Mar. 2013
  • In Situ Hybridization Method Reveals (Pro)renin Receptor Expressing Cells in the Pituitary Gland of Rats: Correlation with Anterior Pituitary Hormones.
    Takahashi K, Yatabe M, Fujiwara K, Hirose T, Totsune K, Yashiro T
    Acta histochemica et cytochemica 46 47-50 Feb. 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 351 207-212 Jan. 2013
  • Brain-derived neurotrophic factor in VMH as the causal factor for and therapeutic tool to treat visceral adiposity and hyperleptinemia in type 2 diabetic Goto-Kakizaki rats.
    Maekawa F, Fujiwara K, Toriya M, Maejima Y, Nishio T, Toyoda Y, Nohara K, Yashiro T, Yada T
    Frontiers in synaptic neuroscience 5 7 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 45 309-315 Oct. 2012
  • Transmission and scanning electron microscopy study of the characteristics and morphology of pericytes and novel desmin-immunopositive perivascular cells before and after castration in rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Jindatip D, Fujiwara K, Kouki T, Yashiro T
    Anatomical science international 87 165-173 Sep. 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 214 199-206 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 1717-1724 Apr. 2012
  • Matrix metalloproteinase-9 expression in folliculostellate cells of rat anterior pituitary gland.
    Ilmiawati C, Horiguchi K, Fujiwara K, Yashiro T
    The Journal of endocrinology 212 363-370 Mar. 2012
  • 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 44 159-164 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 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 208 225-232 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 342 491-495 Dec. 2010
  • Long-term infusion of brain-derived neurotrophic factor reduces food intake and body weight via a corticotrophin-releasing hormone pathway in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus.
    Toriya M, Maekawa F, Maejima Y, Onaka T, Fujiwara K, Nakagawa T, Nakata M, Yada T.
    J Neuroendocrinol. 22 987-995 Sep. 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 Histochem Cytochem. 43 83-89 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.
    J Endocrinol. 204 115-123 Feb. 2010
  • Nesfatin-1-regulated oxytocinergic signaling in the paraventricular nucleus causes anorexia through a leptin-independent melanocortin pathway
    Maejima Y, Sedbazar U, Suyama S, Kohno D, Onaka T, Takano E, Yoshida N, Koike M, Uchiyama Y, Fujiwara K, Yashiro T, Horvath TL, Dietrich MO, Tanaka S, Dezaki K, Oh-I S, Hashimoto K, Shimizu H, Nakata M, Mori M, Yada T
    Cell Metab. 10 355-365 Nov. 2009
  • 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 84 155-160 Sep. 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
    Endocr J. 56 963-973 Aug. 2009
  • Blockade of PrRP attenuates MPTP-induced toxicity in mice.
    Sun B, Mochiduki A, Nakamura K, Yokoyama K, Adachi S, Fujiwara K, Matsumoto H, Inoue K
    Peptides 30 1267-1275 Jul. 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 83 256-260 Dec. 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 41 126-131 Sep. 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 91-96 Mar. 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 331 589-594 Mar. 2008
  • Appearance of prolactin-releasing peptide-producing cells in the area postrema of postnatal rats.
    Fujiwara K, Usui K, Yashiro T, Inoue K
    Regulatory peptides 145 33-36 Jan. 2008
  • Activation of cholecystokinin neurons in the dorsal pallium of the telencephalon is indispensable for the acquisition of chick imprinting behavior.
    Maekawa F, Nakamori T, Uchimura M, Fujiwara K, Yada T, Tsukahara S, Kanamatsu T, Tanaka K, Ohki-Hamazaki H
    Journal of neurochemistry 102 1645-1657 Sep. 2007
  • 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 329 321-327 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) 290 486-490 May 2007
  • Leptin suppresses ghrelin-induced activation of neuropeptide Y neurons in the arcuate nucleus via phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase- and phosphodiesterase 3-mediated pathway.
    Kohno D, Nakata M, Maekawa F, Fujiwara K, Maejima Y, Kuramochi M, Shimazaki T, Okano H, Onaka T, Yada T
    Endocrinology 148 2251-2263 May 2007
  • Oleic acid glucose-independently stimulates glucagon secretion by increasing cytoplasmic Ca2+ via endoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ release and Ca2+ influx in the rat islet alpha-cells.
    Fujiwara K, Maekawa F, Dezaki K, Nakata M, Yashiro T, Yada T
    Endocrinology 148 2496-2504 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 328 129-135 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 1183-1189 Nov. 2006
  • Hyperphagia in Diabetic Goto-Kakizaki Rats is Associated with Leptin Resistance and Elevation of Neuropeptide Y mRNA in the Arcuate Nucleus
    Maekawa F, Fujiwara K, Kohno D, Kuramochi M, Kurita H, Yada T
    J Neuroendocrinol. 18 748-756 Oct. 2006
  • Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide neurons of the ventromedial hypothalamus project to the midbrain central gray.
    Maekawa F, Fujiwara K, Tsukahara S, Yada T
    Neuroreport 17 221-224 Feb. 2006
  • Oleic acid interacts with GPR40 to induce Ca2+ signaling in rat islet beta-cells: mediation by PLC and L-type Ca2+ channel and link to insulin release.
    Fujiwara K, Maekawa F, Yada T
    American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism 289 E670-7 Oct. 2005
  • Estrogen suppresses the stress response of prolactin-releasing peptide-producing cells.
    Adachi S, Mochiduki A, Nemoto H, Sun B, Fujiwara K, Matsumoto H, Inoue K
    Neuroscience letters 380 311-315 Jun. 2005
  • Identification of the prolactin-releasing peptide-producing cell in the rat adrenal gland.
    Fujiwara K, Matsumoto H, Yada T, Inoue K
    Regulatory peptides 126 97-102 Mar. 2005
  • Nicotine stimulates prolactin-releasing peptide (PrRP) cells and non-PrRP cells in the solitary nucleus.
    Sun B, Nemoto H, Fujiwara K, Adachi S, Inoue K
    Regulatory peptides 126 91-96 Mar. 2005
  • Physiological roles of prolactin-releasing peptide.
    Sun B, Fujiwara K, Adachi S, Inoue K
    Regulatory peptides 126 27-33 Mar. 2005
  • Appearance of prolactin-releasing peptide-producing neurons in the area postrema of adrenalectomized rats.
    Fujiwara K, Maruyama M, Usui K, Sakai T, Matsumoto H, Hinuma S, Kitada C, Inoue K
    Neuroscience letters 338 127-130 Feb. 2003
  • Immunocytochemical localization of a galanin-like peptide (GALP) in pituicytes of the rat posterior pituitary gland.
    Fujiwara K, Adachi S, Usui K, Maruyama M, Matsumoto H, Ohtaki T, Kitada C, Onda H, Fujino M, Inoue K
    Neuroscience letters 317 65-68 Jan. 2002
  • Prolactin-releasing peptide as a novel stress mediator in the central nervous system.
    Maruyama M, Matsumoto H, Fujiwara K, Noguchi J, Kitada C, Fujino M, Inoue K.
    Endocrinology 142(5) 2032-2038 May 2001
  • Stimulation of corticotropin-releasing hormone-mediated adrenocorticotropin secretion by central administration of prolactin-releasing peptide in rats.
    Matsumoto H, Maruyama M, Noguchi J, Horikoshi Y, Fujiwara K, Kitada C, Hinuma S, Onda H, Nishimura O, Inoue K, Fujino M.
    Neuroscience Letters 285 234-238 2000
  • Central administration of prolactin-releasing peptide stimulates oxytocin release in rats. Neurosci Lett.
    Maruyama M, Matsumoto H, Fujiwara K, Noguchi J, Kitada C, Hinuma S, Onda H, Nishimura O, Fujino M, Higuchi T, Inoue K.
    Neuroscience Letters 276 193-196 Dec. 1999
  • Immunocytochemical localization of prolactin-releasing peptide in the rat brain.
    Maruyama M, Matsumoto H, Fujiwara K, Kitada C, Hinuma S, Onda H, Fujino M, Inoue K.
    Endocrinology 140 2326-2333 May 1999

Outside Fund Adoption

  • The role of retinoic acid in pituitary tumorigenesis
    Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(B))
    Project Year :2008 - 2010 Investigator(s) : Ken FUJIWARA
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  • The role of retinoic acid in pituitary tumorigenesis
    Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(B))
    Project Year :2008 - 2010 Investigator(s) : Ken FUJIWARA


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