Kohtaro Takei

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Kohtaro Takei
Yokohama City University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2013
Professor, School of Medicine (Graduate School of Medical Life Science), Yokohama City University
Dec 2002
Mar 2013
Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University
Nov 2002
Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Toho University
Oct 1995
Sep 2000
Research group leader, ERATO, JST
Oct 1992
Sep 1995
Research associate, Molecular and Cellular Biological Laboratories, Harvard University
Jan 1991
Sep 1992
Instructor, School of Medicine, Nippon Medical School
Feb 1989
Dec 1990
Instructor, School of Medicine, Keio University


Apr 1982
Mar 1988
Biological Sciences (Zoological Sciences), Graduate School of Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Awards & Honors

Dec 2013
Umehara award, Yokohama Medical Association
Jun 2013
Article of the year, Cosmo Bio Co. Ltd.
Oct 2012
Award of Yokohama Medical Association, Yokohama Medical Association

Published Papers

The soluble form of LOTUS inhibits Nogo receptor type 1-mediated signaling induced by B lymphocyte stimulator and chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans
Kawakami, Y. et al.
Neuroscience Letters   683 61-68   2018   [Refereed]
The soluble form of LOTUS inhibits Nogo receptor-mediated signaling by interfering with the interaction between Nogo receptor type 1 and p75 neurotrophn receptor
Kawakami, Y., et al.
Journal of Neuroscience   38(10) 2589-2604   2018   [Refereed]
Kurihara, Y., et al.
Neuroscience   356 265-274   2017   [Refereed]
LOTUS overexpression accelerates neuronal plasticity after focal brain ischemia in mice
Takase, H., et al.
PLOS ONE   12(9) 0184258   2017   [Refereed]
Regulation of axonal regeneration by the level of function of endogenous Nogo receptor antagonist LOTUS
Hirokawa, T., et al.
Scientific Reports   7 12119   2017   [Refereed]
Iketani, M., et al.
Scientific Reports,   6 39586   2016   [Refereed]
Ge, X. et al.
Plos One      2016   [Refereed]
Nagai, J., et al.
Scientific Reports   5 8269   2015   [Refereed]
Kurihara, Y. et al.
Molecular Cellular Neuroscience   61 211-218   2014   [Refereed]
Higurashi, M. et al.
Developmental Neurobiology   72 1528-1540   2012   [Refereed]
Regulation of neurite outgrowth mediated by localized phosphorylation of protein translational factor eEF2 in growth cones. Developmental Neurobiology
Iketani, M. et al.
Developmental Neurobiology   DOI 10. 1002/-dneu.22017   2012   [Refereed]
Morita, A. et al.
J. Neuroscience   26 2971-2980   2006   [Refereed]
Neural cell adhesion molecules L1 and NCAM-180 function in different steps of neurite outgrowth.
Takei, K. et al.
J. Neuroscience   19 9469-9479   1999   [Refereed]
Takei, K. et al.
Science   282 1705-1708   Mar 1998   [Refereed]
Chang, H., Takei, K. et al.
Nature   376 686-690   Oct 1995   [Refereed]