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Research Areas 【 display / non-display

  • Life Science / Developmental biology

  • Life Science / Evolutionary biology

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • Tohoku University, Faculty of Science

    1988.03, Graduated

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • Tohoku University, Graduate School, Division of Natural Science

    Doctor's Course, 1993.03, Completed

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • Doctor(Science), Tohoku University, 1993.03


Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Differences of extracellular cues and Ca2+ permeable channels in the signaling pathways for inducing amphibian sperm motility. , Zoological science, 38 343-351, 2021.04

    T. Sato, T. Arimura, K. Murata, M. Kawamura, W. Obama, M. Suzuki, Y. Nakauchi, A.Tominaga, M. Morita, K. Hiraoka, E. Takayama-Watanabe, A.Watanabe

    Multiple Authorship (Only Japanese)

  • Localization of sperm intracellular Ca2+ keeps fertilizability in the newt vas deferens. , Reproduction, 159 339-349, 2020.02

    N. Makino, N. Sato, E. Takayama-Watanabe, A. Watanabe

    Multiple Authorship (Only Japanese)

  • Acrosome reaction inducing substance triggers two different pathways of sperm intracellular signaling in newt fertilization., Int. J. Dev. Biol., 63 589-595, 2019.12

    S. Kon, A. Takaku, F. Toyama, E. Takayama-Watanabe, A. Watanabe

    Multiple Authorship (Only Japanese)

  • NMDA-type glutamate receptors mediate the acrosome reaction and motility initiation in newt sperm. , Molecular Reproduction and Development, 2019

    Daisuke Endo, Shinnosuke Kon, Tae Sato, Fubito Toyama, Yohei Katsura, Yuni Nakauchi, Eriko Takayama-Watanabe, Akihiko Watanabe

    Multiple Authorship (Only Japanese)

  • Novel erythrocyte clumps revealed by an orphan gene Newtic1 in circulating blood and regenerating limbs of the adult newt, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 8 7455, 2018.07

    R.M. Casco-Robles, A. Watanabe, K. Eto, K. Takeshima, S. Obata, T. Kinoshita, T. Ariizumi, K. Nakatani, T. Nakada, P.A. Tsonis, M.M. Casco-Robles, K. Sakurai, K. Yahata, F. Maruo, F. Toyama, C. Chiba

    Multiple Authorship (Including Foreigners)

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Fish Spermatology "jointly worked", Alpha Science Ltd.Publications , 2007.05

    Akihiko Watanabe and Kazuo Onitake

Review Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Adaptive Modifications of the Regulation of Sperm Motility in the Diversification of Reproductive Modes of Amphibians, XIIIth International Symposium on Spermatology, 12-122, 2021.07

    A. Watanabe、 E. Takayama-Watanabe

  • Molecular basis of adaptive evolution of sperm motility involved in in vivo fertilization of terrestrial animals, Impact, 2020(6) 73-75, 2020.11

    Akihiko Watanabe

  • Acrosome reaction-mediated motility initiation that is critical for the internal fertilization of urodele amphibians. , Sexual reproduction in animals and plants, 97-103, 2014.02

    E. Takayama-Watanabe, T. Takahashi, M. Yokoe, A. Watanabe

  • In vitro spermatogenesis from primary spermatocytes, Medaka–Biology, Management, and Experimental Protocols, 350-353, 2009.06

    A. Watanabe

  • Genetic Variation in Wild Population of the Medaka, Oryzias latipes, in Yamagata Prefecture, Yamagata University, Bulletin of the Yamagata University, 16(2) 55-69, 2006.02

    E. Takayama-Watanabe, T. Tsuji, M. Sato, T. Doi , T. Yakuwa, T. Sasaki, A. Watanabe and K. Onitake

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Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C),2020.04 - 2022.03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C),2016.04 -

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C),2016.04 - 2019.03

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C),2015.10 -

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(A),2012.04 - 2016.03

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Academic Activity 【 display / non-display

  • 日本動物学会, 1999.01 - 2002.12

  • 日本動物学会, 2007.01 - 2012.07

  • 日本動物学会, 2012.08 - 2016.08

  • 日本動物学会, 2014.08 - 2016.08

  • 日本動物学会, 2016.08 -