AKASU Takashi

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Name
AKASU Takashi
Affiliation
Kurume University
Section
School of Medicine, School of Medicine, Department of Physiology
Job title
Professor,Director of Medical Library Kurume University
Degree
Doctor of Medicine(Kurume University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1977
 - 
1979
Kurume University, Research Assistant
 
1979
 - 
1981
Kurume University, Lecturer
 
1981
 - 
1985
Kurume University, Assistant Professor
 
1985
   
 
- Kurume University, Professor
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1977
The Physiology Course, Graduate School, Division of Medicine, Kurume University
 
 
 - 
1972
Faculty of Medicine, Kurume University
 

Committee Memberships

 
2007
 - 
2009
Kurume University School of Medicine, Dean
 

Misc

 
Akasu T, Shinnick-Gallagher P, Gallagher JP.
Nature   311(5981) 62-64   1984
Reduction of the N-type calcium current by noradrenaline in neurones of rabbit vesical parasympathetic ganglia.
Akasu T, Tsurusaki M, Tokimasa T
The Journal of Physiology(London)   426 439-452   1990
Calcium-dependent chloride current in neurones of the rabbit pelvic parasympathetic ganglia.
Akasu T, Nishimura T, Tokimasa T
The Journal of Physiology(London)   422 303-320   1990
Potassium currents in submucous neurones of guinea-pig caecum and their synaptic modification.
Akasu T, Tokimasa T
The Journal of Physiology(London)   416 571-588   1989
Guanosine 3', 5'-cyclic monophosphate regulates calcium channels in neurones of rabbit vesical pelvic ganglia.
Nishimura T, Akasu T, Krier J
The Journal of Physiology(London)   457 559-574   1992

Books etc

 
Central Cholinergic Synaptic Transmission
Birkhäuser Verlag   1989   ISBN:0817622675
Autonomic Ganglia (The Autonomic Nervous System Vol.6)
Harwood Academic Publishers   1995   ISBN:3718651483
Slow Synaptic Responses and Modulation
Springer   2000   ISBN:4431702490
Physiology and Pharmacology of Adenosine Derivatives
Raven Press   1983   ISBN:0890048339
Purines: Pharmacology and Physiological Roles
Macmillan Press   1985   ISBN:3527263268

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Modulatory actions of ATP on nicotinic transmission in bullfrog sympathetic ganglia.
International Symposium “Physiology and Pharmacology of Adenosine Derivatives"   1981   
Actions of purines in autonomic ganglia.
Satellite Symposia "IUPHAR 9th International Congress of Pharmacology"   1984   
Adenosine triphosphate and the electrogenic sodium pump.
The 48th General Meeting, Japanese Pharmacological Society   1975   
Experimental evidence for the acceleration of electrogenic Na+ pump by a neurotransmitter.
The 53rd Annual Meeting of the Physiological Society of Japan   1976   
Adrenaline and electrogenic Na+ pump of bullfrog cardiac muscles.
The 1st Annual Meeting of the International Society of Heart Research Japanese Section   1977   

Works

 
Effects of K-7259 on neuronal activity and synaptic transmission in the rat dorsolateral septal nucleus
1993
Serotonin-like action of urapidil on synaptic transmission in neurons of mammalian pelvic ganglia
1999
Cognitive & Molecular Research Institute of Brain Disease, Open Research Center
2002

Research Grants & Projects

 
Synaptic transmission in autonomic ganglia.
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 1972   
Excitability and synaptic transmission in septal nucleus of rat brain.
0085 (Japanese Only)
Project Year: 1983   
Intracellular signal transduction regulating ionic channels.
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 1979   
Pathophysiology of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
0085 (Japanese Only)
Project Year: 1999   
Role of purinergic receptors on brain injury