MORI Akira

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MORI Akira
Kyoto University
Graduate School of Science, Division of Biological Sciences
(BLANK)(Kyoto University)

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Research Areas



Graduate School, Division of Bioresearch, Kyoto University
Faculty of Science, Kyoto University

Published Papers

Snakes exhibit tissue-specific variation in cardiotonic steroid sensitivity of Na+/K+-ATPase
Mohammadi, S., G. Petschenka, S. S. French, A. Mori, and A. H. Savitzky
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B   217 21-26   2018   [Refereed]
Evolution of nuchal glands, unusual defensive organs of Asian natricine snakes (Serpentes: Colubridae), inferred from a molecular phylogeny
Takeuchi, H., A. H. Savitzky, L. Ding, A. de Silva, I. Das, T. T. Nguyen, T.-S. Tsai, T. Jono, G.-X. Zhu, D. Mahaulpatha, Y. Tang, and A. Mori
Ecology and Evolution   8 10219-10232   2018   [Refereed]
Corticosteroid responses of snakes to toxins from toads (bufadienolides) and plants (cardenolides) reflect differences in dietary specializations
Mohammadi, S., S. S. French, L. A. Neuman-Lee, S. L. Durham, Y. Kojima, A. Mori, E. D. Brodie Jr., and A. H. Savitzky.
General and Comparative Endocrinology   247 16-25   2017   [Refereed]
Describing the smaller majority: integrative taxonomy reveals twenty-six new species of tiny microhylid frogs (genus Stumpffia) from Madagascar
Rakotoarison, A., M. D. Scherz, F. Glaw, J. Köhler, F. Andreone, M. Franzen, J. Glos , O. Hawlitschek, T. Jono, A. Mori, S. H. Ndriantsoa, N. R. Raminosoa, J. C. Riemann, M.-O. Rödel, G. M. Rosa, D. R. Vieites, A. Crottini, and M. Vences
Vertebrate Zoology   67(3) 271-398   2017   [Refereed]
Do tiger keelback snakes (Rhabdophis tigrinus) recognize how toxic they are?
Mori, A. and G. M. Burghardt.
Journal of Comparative Psychology   131(3) 257-265   2017   [Refereed]


D.A. Hutchinson; A. Mori; A.H. Savitzky; G.M. Burghardt; X. Wu; J. Meinwald; F.C. Schroeder
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America   104(7) 2265-2270   2007   [Refereed]
R. Ito; A. Mori
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences   277(1685) 1275-1280   2010   [Refereed]

Books etc

生き物たちのつづれ織り[下]: 多様性と普遍性が彩る生物模様
阿形 清和,森 哲
京都大学学術出版会   Aug 2012   



Research Grants & Projects

Study on foraging behavior of Snakes
Study on antipredator behavior of snakes
Comparative study on natural history of snakes