ITO, Takeo

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ITO, Takeo
Nihon Fukushi University
Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Rehabilitation
Job title
guest professor
Master of Science(Kumamoto University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1983
Mar 1989
Kyushu University Medical School Assistant Professor
Jul 1987
Jul 1989
Apr 1989
Mar 1994
Kyushu University Medical School Lecturer
Oct 1990
Nov 1990
Apr 1994
Mar 1999
Nagoya City Uiversity School of Medicine Professor


Apr 1971
Mar 1975
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science, Kumamoto University
Apr 1975
Mar 1977
Graduate School, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kumamoto University
Apr 1979
Mar 1983
Physiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University

Published Papers

Role of Glyceraldehyde-Derived AGEs and Mitochondria in Superoxide Production in Femoral Artery of OLETF Rat and Effects of Pravastatin.
Hori E, Kikuchi C, Nagami C, Kajikuri J, Itoh T, Takeuchi M, Matsunaga T.
Biol Pharm Bull   40(11) 1903-1908   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Enhancement of Nitric Oxide Production Is Responsible for Minimal Intimal Hyperplasia of Autogenous Rabbit Arterial Grafts.
Tabata K, Komori K, Otsuka R, Kajikuri J, Itoh T.
Circ J   81(8) 1222-1230   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitor reduces intimal hyperplasia in rabbit autologous jugular vein graft under poor distal runoff.
Koyama A, Komori K, Otsuka R, Kajikuri J, Itoh T.
Journal of vascular surgery   63(5) 1360-1370   May 2016   [Refereed]
Roles of canonical transient receptor potential 6 in basal [Ca2+]i regulation in pulmonary venous smooth muscle cells under chronic hypoxia-induced hypertension.
Circulation journal   79(9) 1910-1911   Nov 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
New isoform of cardiac myosin light chain kinase and the role of cardiac myosin phosphorylation in alpha1-adrenoceptor mediated inotropic response.
Taniguchi M, Okamoto R, Ito M, Goto I, Fujita S, Konishi K, Mizutani H, Dohi K, Hartshorne DJ, Itoh T.
PLoS One      2015   [Refereed]

Books etc

"Smooth Muscle Excitation" Bolton TB & Tomita T.
Itoh T, Watanabe Y, Suzuki H. (Part:Joint Work, Modulation of the agonist-induced Ca2+ mobilization by K+ channel openers in arterial smooth muscle.)
Academic Press   Sep 1996   
"Regulation of the Contractile Cycle in Smooth Muscle" Nakano T & Hartshorne DJ.
Itoh T, Watanabe Y, Yoshida M, Suzuki A. (Part:Joint Work, Role of protein kinase C in the G protein-mediated increase in myofilament Ca2+ sensitivity in skinned arterial smooth muscle of the rabbit.)
Springer-Verlag   Dec 1995   
"Airways Smooth Muscle: Biochemical control of contraction and relaxation" Raebum D & Giembycz MA.
Ito Y, Itoh T. (Part:Joint Work, Sources of activator calcium for force generation and maintenance of airways smooth muscle.)
Birkhauser Verlag   Dec 1994   
"Pharmacology of Smooth Muscle" (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology, vol. 111) Szekeres L & Papp JG.
Itoh T, Kuriyama H. (Part:Joint Work, Excitation-contraction coupling mechanisms in visceral smooth muscle cells.)
Springer-Verlag   Dec 1994   
"Coronary circulation in physiological and pathophysiological states" Nakamura M & Vanhoutte PM
Kitamura K, Itoh T, Ito Y, Kuriyama H. (Part:Joint Work, Characteristics of vascular smooth muscle cell membranes and their modifying factors.)
Springer-Verlag   Sep 1991   

Conference Activities & Talks

Cardiac myosin regulatory light chain phosphorylation regulates inotropic response against alpha1- adrenergic stimulation
Masaya Taniguchi1, Itaru Goto1, Ryuji Okamoto1, Satoshi Fujita1, Kaoru Dohi1, Norikazu Yamada1, Mashio Nakamura1, Takeo Itoh, Masaaki Ito
American Heart Association (2013 Dallas Heart Walk)   Nov 2013   
Nitrate tolerance and endothelial hyperpolarization [Invited]
Takeo itoh
Sixth International Conference Biology, Chemistry, and Therapeutic Appliccations of Nitric Oxide   Jun 2010   
Arachidonic acid modulates Rho-kinase-dependent sustained uterine contraction [Invited]
Kawachi F, Itoh T, Kikkawa F,& Kaibuchi K
Satellite Symposium of the IUPS2009. Post-genomic Advances in the Physiology of Smooth Muscle   Jul 2009   
Regulation of smooth muscle contraction by endothelium [Invited]
Itoh T
Satellite Symposium of the IUPS2009. Post-genomic Advances in the Physiology of Smooth Muscle   Jul 2009   
Dysfunciton of Endothelial Drived Relaxing Factors Caused by Long-term in Vivo Administration of Nitrate [Invited]
Takeo Itoh
10th International Symposium on Mechanisms of Vasodilatation   Jun 2009