KUBOTA Toshiro

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KUBOTA Toshiro
Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Systemic Organ Regulation Regulation of Internal Environment and Reproduction, Comprehensive Reproductive Medicine

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Tokyo Medical & Dental University,
      Research Assistant
University of Virginia(U.S.A.),
      Research Fellow
Tokyo Medical & Dental University,


Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University


The paracrine role of gonadotropin-releasing hormone-stimulated prolactin release in rats.
Journal of Endocrinology   125    1990
Effect of17β-estradiol on phosphoinositide metabolism and prolactin secretion in anterior pituitary cells.
Neuroendocrinology   50    1989
17β-estradiol attenuates the secretagogueinduced prolactin secretion and phosphoinositide hydrolysis in prolactin-secreting MMQ cells.
Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology   66    1989
Calcitonin decreases thyrotropin-releasing hormonestimulated prolactin release through a mechanism that involves inhibition of inositol phosphate production.
Endocrinology   127(1)    1990
Role of angiotensin on paracrine prolactin release in the pituitary gland and its possible effects on ovarian function.
Hormone Research   35(S.1)    1991

Books etc

Influence of insuline-like growth factors on human feto-placental function. (In Placenta : Basic research for clinical application)
Karger(Basel)   1991   
Amniotic fluid ; Its releasing mechanism and physiological function in human pregnancy. (In Role of prolation in human reproduction(共著)
Kager(Basel) Switzerland   1988   
Prolactin-relasing system in the hypothalamo-pituitary axis in human puerperium. (In Role of prolactin in human reproduction(共著)
Kager(Basel) Switzerland   1988   
The aging ovary -the change in the vascular system of the ovary in perimenopausal periods. (In the modern managemant of the menopause)(共著)
The parthenon publishing group UK and USA   1994   
Hormonal and immunological factors on local control of implantation in humans. (Frontiers in Endocrinology, Vol. 4, Perspectives on assistd reproducton)(共著)
Ares-Serono Symposia Publication Italy   1994   

Research Grants & Projects

Effects of nitric oxide on the control of ovarian function
Clarification in the control mechanism of luteal function from the studies of granulosa cells and endometrium
Role of Heme Oxygenase in human reproduction