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Nakano (Yasumatsu) Keiko Last modified date:2018.11.02



Graduate School
Undergraduate School


E-Mail
Phone
092-642-4620
Fax
092-642-4620
Academic Degree
Ph.D
Field of Specialization
Oral Physiology
Research
Research Interests
  • Regeneration of the gustatory nerve and its connection with taste cells
    keyword : taste nerve, regeneration, taste cell
    1999.04~2007.12.
  • Receptors and transduction pathways for umami taste
    keyword : umami, glutamate, taste receptor, taste nerve
    2010.04~2015.02.
  • Taste of fatty acids and taste modulation by fatty acids
    keyword : fatty acid, taste, taste modulation, bitter taste
    2007.04~2010.01.
Academic Activities
Papers
1. K Talavera, Keiko Yasumatsu, T Voets, G Droogmans, RF Margolskee, Yuzo Ninomiya, B Nilius, Heat activation of TRPM5 underlies thermal sensitivity of sweet taste., Nature, 2005.12.
2. Keiko Yasumatsu, Yoko Ogiwara, Shingo Takai, Ryusuke Yoshida, Ken Iwatsuki, Kunio Torii, Robert F Margolskee, Yuzo Ninomiya, Umami taste in mice uses multiple receptors and transduction pathways., J Physiol, 590, 2012.03.
3. Keiko Yasumatsu, Tomohiro Manabe, Ryusuke Yoshida, Ken Iwatsuki, Hisayuki Uneyama, Ichiro Takahashi, Yuzo Ninomiya, Involvement of multiple taste receptors in umami taste: analysis of gustatory nerve responses in metabotropic glutamate receptor 4 knockout mice, JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON, 593, 4, 1021-1034, 2015.02.
4. Cristina Cartoni, Keiko Yasumatsu, Tadahiro Ohkuri, Noriatsu Shigemura, Ryusuke Yoshida, Nicolas Godinot, Johannes le Coutre, Yuzo Ninomiya, Sami Damak, Taste Preference for Fatty Acids Is Mediated by GPR40 and GPR120, JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, 30, 25, 8376-8382, 2010.06.
5. Sami Damak, Minqing Rong, Keiko Yasumatsu, Zaza Kokurashvili, Vijaya Varadarajan, Shiying Zou, Peihua Jiang, Yuzo Ninomiya, Robert F. Margolskee, Detection of sweet and umami taste in the absence of taste receptor T1r3, SCIENCE, 301, 5634, 850-853, 2003.08.
6. Keiko Yasumatsu, Hideo Katsukawa, Kazushige Sasamoto, Yuzo Ninomiya, Recovery of amiloride-sensitive neural coding during regeneration of the gustatory nerve: Behavioral-neural correlation of salt taste discrimination, JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, 23, 10, 4362-4368, 2003.05.