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2020
Open Access

Different strategies for tissue scaling in dwarf tailbud embryos revealed by single-cell analysis

Matsumura, K. D., Nakamura, M. J., Koizumi, W. C., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2020 Apr 15, In : Developmental Biology. 460, 2, p. 215-223 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neural properties of fundamental function encoding of sound selectivity in the female avian auditory cortex

Inda, M., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2020 Apr 1, In : European Journal of Neuroscience. 51, 8, p. 1770-1783 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical Dissection of Synaptic Plasticity for Early Adaptation in Caenorhabditis elegans

Ashida, K., Shidara, H., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2020 Jan 21, In : Neuroscience. 428, p. 112-121 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Magnesium is a key player in neuronal maturation and neuropathology

Yamanaka, R., Shindo, Y. & Oka, K., 2019 Jul 2, In : International journal of molecular sciences. 20, 14, 3439.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Near-Infrared Fluorescent Probes for Imaging of Intracellular Mg2+ and Application to Multi-Color Imaging of Mg2+, ATP, and Mitochondrial Membrane Potential

Murata, O., Shindo, Y., Ikeda, Y., Iwasawa, N., Citterio, D., Oka, K. & Hiruta, Y., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Analytical chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Serotonin modulates behavior-related neural activity of RID interneuron in Caenorhabditis elegans

Mori, H., Ashida, K., Shidara, H., Nikai, T., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2019 Jan 1, In : PloS one. 14, 12, e0226044.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Stochastic thermodynamic limit on E. coli adaptation by information geometric approach

Ashida, K. & Oka, K., 2019 Jan 15, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 508, 3, p. 690-694 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Input-Output Relationship of AIY Interneurons in Caenorhabditis elegans in Noisy Environment

Ashida, K., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2019 Sep 27, In : iScience. 19, p. 191-203 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

14-3-3ϵa directs the pulsatile transport of basal factors toward the apical domain for lumen growth in tubulogenesis

Mizotani, Y., Suzuki, M., Hotta, K., Watanabe, H., Shiba, K., Inaba, K., Tashiro, E., Oka, K. & Imoto, M., 2018 Sep 18, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 38, p. E8873-E8881

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

A Transient Rise in Free Mg2+ Ions Released from ATP-Mg Hydrolysis Contributes to Mitotic Chromosome Condensation

Maeshima, K., Matsuda, T., Shindo, Y., Imamura, H., Tamura, S., Imai, R., Kawakami, S., Nagashima, R., Soga, T., Noji, H., Oka, K. & Nagai, T., 2018 Feb 5, In : Current Biology. 28, 3, p. 444-451.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of interactions among individuals on the chemotaxis behaviours of Caenorhabditis elegans

Yoshimizu, T., Shidara, H., Ashida, K., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2018 Jun 12, In : The Journal of experimental biology. 221

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

GABA-Induced Intracellular Mg2+ Mobilization Integrates and Coordinates Cellular Information Processing for the Maturation of Neural Networks

Yamanaka, R., Shindo, Y., Hotta, K., Suzuki, K. & Oka, K., 2018 Dec 17, In : Current Biology. 28, 24, p. 3984-3991.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Highly Sensitive Bioluminescent Probe for Thiol Detection in Living Cells

Hemmi, M., Ikeda, Y., Shindo, Y., Nakajima, T., Nishiyama, S., Oka, K., Sato, M., Hiruta, Y., Citterio, D. & Suzuki, K., 2018 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Chemistry - An Asian Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Transitional correlation between inner-membrane potential and ATP levels of neuronal mitochondria

Suzuki, R., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2018 Dec 1, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 2993.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

Click reaction based on the biosynthesis of firefly luciferin

Toyama, T., Saitoh, T., Takahashi, Y., Oka, K., Citterio, D., Suzuki, K. & Nishiyama, S., 2017, In : Chemistry Letters. 46, 5, p. 753-755 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Compartmentalized cGMP responses of olfactory sensory neurons in Caenorhabditis elegans

Shidara, H., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2017 Apr 5, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 37, 14, p. 3753-3763 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Spirolactam capped cyanine dyes for designing NIR probes to target multiple metal ions

Kar, C., Shindo, Y., Oka, K., Nishiyama, S., Suzuki, K. & Citterio, D., 2017, In : RSC Advances. 7, 40, p. 24970-24980 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Altered expression of Mg2+ transport proteins during Parkinson's disease-like dopaminergic cell degeneration in PC12 cells

Shindo, Y., Yamanaka, R., Suzuki, K., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2016 Aug 1, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Cell Research. 1863, 8, p. 1979-1984 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

An Artificial Reaction Promoter Modulates Mitochondrial Functions via Chemically Promoting Protein Acetylation

Shindo, Y., Komatsu, H., Hotta, K., Ariga, K. & Oka, K., 2016 Jul 4, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 29224.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Detection of Temperature Difference in Neuronal Cells

Tanimoto, R., Hiraiwa, T., Nakai, Y., Shindo, Y., Oka, K., Hiroi, N. & Funahashi, A., 2016 Mar 1, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 22071.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Mitochondrial Mg2+ homeostasis decides cellular energy metabolism and vulnerability to stress

Yamanaka, R., Tabata, S., Shindo, Y., Hotta, K., Suzuki, K., Soga, T. & Oka, K., 2016 Jul 26, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 30027.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Cysteine residues in Cu,Zn-superoxide dismutase are essential to toxicity in Caenorhabditis elegans model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Ogawa, M., Shidara, H., Oka, K., Kurosawa, M., Nukina, N. & Furukawa, Y., 2015 Jul 13, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 463, 4, p. 1196-1202 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Direction-specific adaptation in neuronal and behavioral responses of an insect mechanosensory system

Ogawa, H. & Oka, K., 2015 Aug 19, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 35, 33, p. 11644-11655 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Electrical stimulation of cultured neurons using a simply patterned indium-tin-oxide (ITO) glass electrode

Tanamoto, R., Shindo, Y., Miki, N., Matsumoto, Y., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2015 Sep 1, In : Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 253, p. 272-278 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of drug toxicity profiles based on the phenotypes of ascidian Ciona intestinalis

Mizotani, Y., Itoh, S., Hotta, K., Tashiro, E., Oka, K. & Imoto, M., 2015 May 8, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 463, 4, p. 656-660 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How variety of time scales in memory could caenorhabditis elegans, a simple and compact neural circuit organism, form?

Shidara, H. & Oka, K., 2015 Oct 1, Memory Consolidation. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Intracellular magnesium level determines cell viability in the MPP+ model of Parkinson's disease

Shindo, Y., Yamanaka, R., Suzuki, K., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2015 Dec 1, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Molecular Cell Research. 1853, 12, p. 3182-3191 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Neural depolarization triggers Mg2+ influx in rat hippocampal neurons

Yamanaka, R., Shindo, Y., Karube, T., Hotta, K., Suzuki, K. & Oka, K., 2015 Dec 3, In : Neuroscience. 310, p. 731-741 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Spatiotemporal quantification of subcellular ATP levels in a single HeLa cell during changes in morphology

Suzuki, R., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2015 Nov 17, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 16874.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2014
6 Citations (Scopus)

Design and synthesis of a FlAsH-type Mg2+ fluorescent probe for specific protein labeling

Fujii, T., Shindo, Y., Hotta, K., Citterio, D., Nishiyama, S., Suzuki, K. & Oka, K., 2014 Feb 12, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 136, 6, p. 2374-2381 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

Fabrication method to a high resolution control in the space of cell culturing environment with microfluidic system

Hiraiwa, T., Kimura, T., Takenaka, Y., Tanamoto, R., Ota, H., Kimura, H., Taguchi, Y., Miki, N., Matsumoto, Y., Oka, K., Funahashi, A. & Hiroi, N., 2014 Jan 1, MEMS 2014 - 27th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 264-267 4 p. 6765626. (Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Identification of oscillatory firing neurons associated with locomotion in the earthworm through synapse imaging

Shimoi, T., Mizutani, K., Kojima, D., Kitamura, Y., Hotta, K., Ogawa, H. & Oka, K., 2014 May 30, In : Neuroscience. 268, p. 149-158 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photodegradation of amyloid β and reduction of its cytotoxicity to PC12 cells using porphyrin derivatives

Hirabayashi, A., Shindo, Y., Oka, K., Takahashi, D. & Toshima, K., 2014 Jul 24, In : Chemical Communications. 50, 67, p. 9543-9546 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Sexually dimorphic activation of dopaminergic areas depends on affiliation during courtship and pair formation

Iwasaki, M., Poulsen, T. M., Oka, K. & Hessler, N. A., 2014 Jun 11, In : Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 8, JUNE, 210.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Ubiquinone-rhodol (UQ-Rh) for fluorescence imaging of NAD(P)H through intracellular activation

Komatsu, H., Shindo, Y., Oka, K., Hill, J. P. & Ariga, K., 2014 Apr 7, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 53, 15, p. 3993-3995 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A method for selective ablation of neurons in C. elegans using the phototoxic fluorescent protein, KillerRed

Kobayashi, J., Shidara, H., Morisawa, Y., Kawakami, M., Tanahashi, Y., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2013 Aug 26, In : Neuroscience Letters. 548, p. 261-264 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Crosstalk between second messengers predicts the motility of the growth cone

Kobayashi, T., Nagase, F., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2013 Nov 15, In : Scientific reports. 3, 3118.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Development of UV-excitable red and near-infrared fluorescent labels and their application for simultaneous multicolor bioimaging by single-wavelength excitation

Mizuno, T., Umezawa, K., Shindo, Y., Citterio, D., Oka, K. & Suzuki, K., 2013 Sep 1, In : Journal of Fluorescence. 23, 5, p. 1007-1018 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Intracellular activation of acetyl-CoA by an artificial reaction promoter and its fluorescent detection

Komatsu, H., Shindo, Y., Kawashima, S. A., Yamatsugu, K., Oka, K. & Kanai, M., 2013 Mar 12, In : Chemical Communications. 49, 28, p. 2876-2878 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo oriented modeling with consideration of intracellular crowding

Hiroi, N., Iba, K., Tabira, A., Okuhara, T., Kubojima, T., Hiraiwa, T., Kobayashi, T. J., Oka, K. & Funahashi, A., 2013 Oct 31, 2013 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2013. p. 2716-2719 4 p. 6610101. (Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

NO/cGMP/PKG signaling pathway induces magnesium release mediated by mitoKATP channel opening in rat hippocampal neurons

Yamanaka, R., Shindo, Y., Hotta, K., Suzuki, K. & Oka, K., 2013 Aug 19, In : FEBS Letters. 587, 16, p. 2643-2648 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Odorant-induced membrane potential depolarization of AIY interneuron in Caenorhabditis elegans

Shidara, H., Kobayashi, J., Tanamoto, R., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2013 Apr 29, In : Neuroscience Letters. 541, p. 199-203 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Optical imaging techniques for investigating the function of earthworm nervous system

Oka, K. & Ogawa, H., 2013 Jan 1, Methods in Neuroethological Research. Springer Japan, p. 89-99 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Raman Spectroscopic Imaging of the Whole Ciona intestinalis Embryo during Development

Nakamura, M. J., Hotta, K. & Oka, K., 2013 Aug 20, In : PloS one. 8, 8, e71739.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Singing-related activity in anterior forebrain of male zebra finches reflects courtship motivation for target females

Iwasaki, M., Poulsen, T. M., Oka, K. & Hessler, N. A., 2013 Nov 29, In : PloS one. 8, 11, e81725.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)