OSUGI Tomohiro

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OSUGI Tomohiro
Ph. D.(Hiroshima University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2013
Researcher, Bioorganic Research Institute, Division of Integrative Biomolecular Function, Suntory Foundation for Life Sciences
Apr 2011
Mar 2013
postdoctoral fellow, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University
Apr 2008
Mar 2011
assistant professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University


Apr 2005
Mar 2008
Department of Sciences for Biospheric Coexistence, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University
Apr 2003
Mar 2005
Department of Sciences for Biospheric Coexistence, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University
Apr 1999
Mar 2003
Hiroshima University

Committee Memberships

The Japan Society for Comparative Endocrinology  

Published Papers

Shin Matsubara, Akira Shiraishi, Tomohiro Osugi, Tsuyoshi Kawada, Honoo Satake
eLife   8    Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Kazuyoshi Tsutsui, Tomohiro Osugi, You Lee Son, Takayoshi Ubuka
General and Comparative Endocrinology   264 48-57   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier Inc. Neuropeptides that possess the Arg-Phe-NH2motif at their C-termini (i.e., RFamide peptides) have been characterized in the nervous system of both invertebrates and vertebrates. In vertebrates, RFamide peptides make a family an...
Akira Shiraishi, Toshimi Okuda, Natsuko Miyasaka, Tomohiro Osugi, Yasushi Okuno, Jun Inoue, Honoo Satake
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences   116(16) 7847   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Amano M, Amiya N, Yamamoto N, Osugi T, Tsutsui K.
General and Comparative Endocrinology   274 1-7   2019   [Refereed]
Tomohiro Osugi, Yasunori Sasakura, Honoo Satake
PLoS ONE   12    Jun 2017
© 2017 Osugi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are c...


Hypophysiotropic role of RFamide-related peptide-3 (RFRP-3) in the inhibition of LH secretion in female rats.
M. Murakami, T. Matsuzaki, T. Iwasa, T. Yasui, M. Irahara, T. Osugi and K. Tsutsui
J. Endocrinol.   199 105-112   2008

Books etc

Handbook of Hormones, Comparative Endocrinology for Basic and Clinical Research
OSUGI Tomohiro (Part:Contributor, PQRF-amide peptide. Subchapter 1C, p13-15)
Elsevier   Aug 2015   

Conference Activities & Talks

Evolutionary origin of the structure and function of gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone (GnIH)
OSUGI Tomohiro
The 7th Asia and Oceania Society for Comparative Endocrinology Congress   2012   
Identification and biological activity of PQRFamide peptides in the brain of brown hagfish.
Sixth Intercongress Symposium of the Asia and Oceania Society for Comparative Endocrinology   2010   
Identification, localization and biological activity of novel RFamide peptides in the brain of brown hagfish, Paramyxine atami
Satellite Symposium of the 9th International Symposium on VIP, PACAP and Related Peptides   2009   
Novel hagfish hypothalamic RFamide peptides: isolation, localization and biological activity
The 16th International Congress of Comparative Endocrinology   2009   
Identification of PQRFamide peptides and LPXRFamide peptides in the brain of agnathans
6th International Symposium on Fish Endocrinology   2008   

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Tomohiro Osugi
Molecular evolution of GnIH