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The University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Medicine

Awards & Honors

Jun 2012
 Elevated plasma adiponectin level and peripheral blood leukocyte adiponectin receptor expression in insulin deficient dogs,  「Eitan Bogin Prize」, The 15th Congress of International Society of Animal Clinical Pathology

Published Papers

Sugisawa R, Hiramoto E, Matsuoka S, Iwai S, Takai R, Yamazaki T, Mori N, Okada Y, Takeda N, Yamamura KI, Arai T, Arai S, Miyazaki T
Scientific reports   6 35251   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Nobuko Mori, Eiji Iwasaki, Yuki Okada, Koh Kawasumi, Toshiro Arai
Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences   40 304-312   Jan 2016
© TüBITAK.Many veterinarians feel that feline obesity is increasing in prevalence within Japan, but are unsure as to what real rate of obesity prevalence exists currently. The objectives of this study are twofold. First, we sought to determine the...
Megumi Fujiwara, Nobuko Mori, Touko Sato, Hiroyuki Tazaki, Shingo Ishikawa, Ichiro Yamamoto, Toshiro Arai
BMC Veterinary Research   11    Aug 2015
© 2015 Fujiwara et al.Background: Obesity and overweight have been frequently observed in dogs and cats in recent years as in humans. The compositions of fatty acids (FAs) in the accumulated lipids in tissues of obese animals may have important ro...
Makoto Habara, Makoto Tamanuki, Shingo Ishikawa, Hiroshi Takemitsu, Nobuko Mori, Yuki Okada, Nobuhiro Nakao, Koh Kawasumi, Katsumi Ishioka, Toshiro Arai, Ichiro Yamamoto
Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances   10 185-190   Jan 2015
© 2015 Academic Journals Inc.G-protein-coupled receptors (GPRs) 40 and 120 are members of the Free Fatty Acid (FFA) receptor group and are termed FFAR1 and FFAR4, respectively. The aim of this study was to clone cat GPR40 and GPR120 cDNAs in sever...
Y. Okada, K. Kawasumi, N. Mori, I. Yamamoto, T. Arai
Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances   10 132-140   Jan 2015
© 2015 Academic Journals Inc.Obesity is associated with the metabolic syndrome, diabetes, hypertension and chronic inflammation and early detection of weight gain and prompt intervention are the keys to promoting increased quality of life and long...
Shingo Ishikawa, Hiroshi Takemitsu, Gebin Li, Nobuko Mori, Ichiro Yamamoto, Toshiro Arai
Research in Veterinary Science   99 145-148   Jan 2015
© 2015 Elsevier Ltd.Nuclear factor kappa B (NF-κB) plays an important role in the immune system. The p65 subunit is an important part of NF-κB unit, and studies of dog and cat p65 subunits of NF-κB (dp65 and cp65) are important in understanding th...
Mori N, Okada Y, Tsuchida N, Hatano Y, Habara M, Ishikawa S, Yamamoto I, Arai T
Frontiers in veterinary science   2 34   2015   [Refereed]
Gebin Li, Koh Kawasumi, Yuki Okada, Shingo Ishikawa, Ichiro Yamamoto, Toshiro Arai, Nobuko Mori
BMC Veterinary Research   10    Mar 2014
Background: The aim of this study is to compare metabolic parameters, malondialdehyde as a lipid oxidation marker, and lipid profiles between dogs with untreated hyperlipidemia and hyperlipidemia with treatment, in order to examine the usefulness ...
Koh Kawasumi, Nanae Kashiwado, Yuki Okada, Masaki Sawamura, Yasuhiro Sasaki, Eiji Iwazaki, Nobuko Mori, Ichiro Yamamoto, Toshiro Arai
BMC Veterinary Research   10    Mar 2014
Background: In dogs, occurrence of lipid metabolism disorders such as obesity and diabetes mellitus has increased markedly in recent years. Hyperlipidemia has been regarded as a common characteristic for obese animals and hyperlipidemic condition ...
Koh Kawasumi, Yuki Okada, Nanae Kashiwado, Eiji Iwazaki, Nobuko Mori, Ichiro Yamamoto, Toshiro Arai
Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances   9 721-726   Jan 2014
© 2014 Academic Journals Inc.The efficiency of licorice flavonoid supplement as anti-obesity substance was investigated in 14 client-owned dogs. This flavonoid supplement reduced whole and visceral fat in overweight humans. All experimental dogs w...