Wakamatsu Kazumasa

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Name
Wakamatsu Kazumasa
Affiliation
Fujita Health University
Section
School of Health Sciences Faculty of Medical Technology
Research funding number
80131259

Research Interests

 
 

Awards & Honors

 
Nov 2018
The Cosmetology Research Foundation
 
Aug 2017
Takeuchi Medal, International Federation of Pigment Cell Society
 

Published Papers

 
Wakamatsu K, Nakao K, Tanaka H, Kitahori Y, Tanaka Y, Ojika M, Ito S
International journal of molecular sciences   20(10)    May 2019   [Refereed]
Ito S, Kolbe L, Weets G, Wakamatsu K
Pigment cell & melanoma research   32(3) 441-447   May 2019   [Refereed]
Manning PL, Edwards NP, Bergmann U, Anné J, Sellers WI, van Veelen A, Sokaras D, Egerton VM, Alonso-Mori R, Ignatyev K, van Dongen BE, Wakamatsu K, Ito S, Knoll F, Wogelius RA
Nature communications   10(1) 2250   May 2019   [Refereed]
Matsumoto A, Ito S, Wakamatsu K, Ichiba M, Vasiliou V, Akao C, Song BJ, Fujita M
Chemico-biological interactions   302 61-66   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Domyan ET, Hardy J, Wright T, Frazer C, Daniels J, Kirkpatrick J, Kirkpatrick J, Wakamatsu K, Hill JT
Pigment cell & melanoma research      Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Arai E, Hasegawa M, Sato M, Sakai H, Ito S, Wakamatsu K
Ecology and evolution   9(5) 2755-2764   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Barrett RDH, Laurent S, Mallarino R, Pfeifer SP, Xu CCY, Foll M, Wakamatsu K, Duke-Cohan JS, Jensen JD, Hoekstra HE
Science (New York, N.Y.)   363(6426) 499-504   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Adams, D. R., Menezes, S., Jauregui, R., Valivullah, Z. M., Power, B., Abraham, M., Jeffrey, B. G., Garced, A., Alur, R. P., Cunningham, D., Wiggs, E., Merideth, M. A., Chiang, P-W., Bernstein, S., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Jack, R. M., Introne, W. J., Gahl, W. A., Brooks, B. P.
JCI Insight   4(2) e124387   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Hasegawa, M., Arai, E., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K
Evol. Ecol.      2019   [Refereed][Invited]
Arai, E., Hasegawa, M., Wakamatsu, K., Ito, S.
Zool. Sci.   35 505-513   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Lindgren, J., Sjövall, P., Thiel, V., Zheng, W., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Hauff, R., Kear, B. P., Engdahl, A., Alwmark, C., Eriksson, M. E., Jarenmark, M., Sachs, S., Ahlberg, P. E., Marone, F., Kuriyama, T., Gustafsson, O., Malmberg, P., Irene Rodríguez-Meizoso, T. A., Uvdal, P., Ojika, M., Schweitzer, M. H.
Nature      Dec 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Zhou, D., Ota, K., Nardin, C., Feldman, M., Widman, A., Wind, O., Simon, A., Reilly, M., Levin, L. R., Buck, J., Wakamatsu, K., Ito, S., Zippin, J. H.
Science Signaling   11 eaau7987   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Zadlo, A., Szewczyk, G., Sarna, M., Camenisch, T. G., Sidabras, J. W., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Sagan, F., Mitoraj, M., Sarna, T
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research      Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Filipp FV, Birlea S, Bosenberg MW, Brash D, Cassidy PB, Chen S, D'Orazio JA, Fujita M, Goh BK, Herlyn M, Indra AK, Larue L, Leachman SA, Le Poole C, Liu-Smith F, Manga P, Montoliu L, Norris DA, Shellman Y, Smalley KSM, Spritz RA, Sturm RA, Swetter SM, Terzian T, Wakamatsu K, Weber JS, Box NF
Pigment cell & Melanoma Research   31(6) 728-735   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Kubo Y, Fukushima S, Inamori Y, Tsuruta M, Egashira S, Yamada-Kanazawa S, Nakahara S, Tokuzumi A, Miyashita A, Aoi J, Kajihara I, Tomita Y, Wakamatsu K, Jinnin M, Ihn H
Journal of Dermatological Science      Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Grishkan, I., Wakamatsu, K., Perl, T., Li, K., Nevo, E.
Biol. J. Linn. Soc.   125 821-826   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Abolins-Abols M, Kornobis E, Ribeca P, Wakamatsu K, Peterson MP, Ketterson ED, Milá B
Molecular Ecology      Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Hitomi Tanaka, Yui Yamashita, Kana Umezawa, Tomohisa Hirobe, Shosuke Ito, Kazumasa Wakamatsu
International Journal of Molecular Sciences   19(10) 2889   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Galván I, Cerezo J, Jorge A, Wakamatsu K
Integrative Biology : Quantitative biosciences from nano to macro   10(8) 464-473   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Omodaka T, Minagawa A, Uhara H, Wakamatsu K, Koizumi T, Yokokawa Y, Koga H, Okuyama R
The Journal of Dermatology      Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Rowan D. H. Barrett, Stefan Laurent, Ricardo Mallarino, Susanne P Pfeifer, Charles C. Y. Xu, Matthieu Foll, Kazumasa Wakamatsu, Jonathan S. Duke-Cohan, Jeffrey D. Jensen, Hopi E. Hoekstra
   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
McNamara, M.E., Kaye, J.S., Benton, M.J., Orr, P.J., Rossi, V., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K.
Nature Commun   9 2878   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Fargallo JA, Martínez F, Wakamatsu K, Serrano D, Blanco G
The American Naturalist   191(6) 726-743   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Arai, E., Hasegawa, M., Ito, S., and Wakamatsu, K.
Ethol. Ecol. Evol.   30 156-167   May 2018   [Refereed]
Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Sarna, T.
Photochem. Photobiol.   94 409-420   May 2018
Galván, I., Araujo-Andrade, C., Marro, M., Loza-Alvarez, P., Wakamatsu, K.
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research   31(6) 673-682   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Goto, N., Tsujimoto, M., Nagai, H., Masaki, T., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., and Nishigori, C
Exp. Dermatol.   27 754-762   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Ito, S., and Wakamatsu, K
Int. J. Mol. Sci.   19 552   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Ito, S., Agata, M., Okochi, K., and Wakamatsu, K
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research   31(4) 523-528   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Oiso, N., Wakamatsu, K., Yanagihara, S., Kawada, A.
Eur. J. Dermatol.   28(1) 130-131   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Ismael Galv{á}n, Javier Cerezo, Alberto Jorge, Kazumasa Wakamatsu
Integrative Biology      2018   [Refereed]
Adams, D. R., Menezes, S., Jauregui, R., Valivullah, Z. M., Power, B., Abraham, M., Jeffrey, B. G., Garced, A., Alur, R. P., Cunningham, D., Wiggs, E., Merideth, M. A., Chiang, P-W., Bernstein, S., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Jack, R. M., Introne, W. J., Gahl, W. A., Brooks, B. P.
Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight.   4(2) e124387   2018   [Refereed]
Oiso, N., Wakamatsu, K., Yanagihara, S., Kawada, A.
Eur. J. Dermatol.   28(1) 126-128   Dec 2017   [Invited]
Okamura, K., Abe, Y., Araki, Y., Wakamatsu, K., Seishima, M., Umetsu, T., Kato, A., Kawaguchi, M., Hayashi, M., Hozomi, Y., Suzuki, T.
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research   30 267-276   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Ito, S., Miyake, S., Maruyama, S., Suzuki, I., Commo, S., Nakanishi, Y., Wakamatsu, K
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research   31(3) 393-403   Nov 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Barek, H., Sugumaran, M., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K.
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research   31(3) 384-392   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Chang, C-H., Kuo, C-J., Ito, T., Su, Y-Y., Jiang, S-T., Chiou, M-H., Lin, Y-H., Nist, A., Mernberger, M., Stiewe, T., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Alkalay, I., Ben-Neriah, Y.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA.   E8035-E8044   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Hines, H.M., Witkowski, P., Wilson, J.S., Wakamatsu, K
Plos One   12(7) e0182135   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Wakamatsu K., Nagao A, Watanabe M, Nakao K, Ito S.
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research   30 372-377   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Ito S, Hinoshita M, Suzuki E, Ojika M, Wakamatsu K
Chem. Res. Toxicol.   30 859-868   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Ito S, Okura M, Wakamatsu K, Yamashita T
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research   30(1) 63-67   Jan 2017   [Refereed]
Arai, E., Hasegawa, M., Makino, T., Hagino, A., Sakai, Y., Otsuki, H., Wakamatsu, K., Kawata, M.
Behav. Ecol.   28 706-716   2017   [Refereed]
Bourgeois, Y.X.C., Delahaie, B., Gautier, M., Lhuillier, E. Malé, P-J.G., Bertrand, J.A.M., Cornuault, J., Wakamatsu, K., Bouchez, O., Mould, C., Bruxaux, J., Holota, H., Milá, B., Thébaud, C.
Royal Society Open Science   4(2) 160805   2017   [Refereed]
San-Jose, LM., Ducrest, A-L., Ducret, V., Simon, C., Richter, H., Wakamatsu, K., Roulin, A
Mol. Ecol.   26 259-276   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Szewczyk, G., Zadlo, A., Sarna, M., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Sarna, T.
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research   29 669-678   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Edwards, N.P., van Veelen, A., Anne, J., Manning, P.L., Bergmann, U., Sellers, W.I., Egerton, V.M., Sokaras, D., Alonso-Mori, R., Wakamatsu, K., Ito, S., Wogelius, R.A.
Sci. Rep..   6:34002    Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Oiso N, Wakamatsu K, Kawada A, European journal of dermatology : EJD
Eur. J. Dermatol      Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Oiso N, Wakamatsu K, Kawada A, European journal of dermatology : EJD, 2016, 2016
Hasegawa, M., Arai, E., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K.
Ibis   158 808-820   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Williams, S.T., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Goral, T., Edwards, N., Wogelius, R., Henkel, T., Oliveira, L.d., Maiai, L., Strekopytov, S., Jeffries, T. Speiser, D., Marsden, J.
Plos One   11 (17)(7) e0156664   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Williams ST, Ito S, Wakamatsu K, Goral T, Edwards NP, Wogelius RA, Henkel T, de Oliveira LF, Maia LF, Strekopytov S, Jeffries T, Speiser DI, Marsden JT, PloS one, 2016, vol. 11, no. 7, pp. e0156664, 2016
Inhibitory effects of emodin on intestinal tumor development in Min mice.
Shimpo, K., Chihara, T., Beppu, H., Kaneko, T., Shinzato, M., Wakamatsu, K., Higashiguchi, T., Sonoda, S.
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapy   26(2) 45-54   May 2016   [Refereed]
Ito, S., Yamanaka, Y., Ojika, M., Wakamatsu, K.
17(164)    Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Abe, Y., Okamura, K., Kawaguchi, M., Hozumi, Y., Aoki, H., Kunisada, T., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Matsunaga, K., Suzuki, T
J. Dermatol. Sci.   81(1) 43   2016   [Refereed]
Galván, I., Wakamatsu, K
RSC Advances   6 79135-79142   2016   [Refereed]
Paterson, E.K., Fielder, T.J, MacGregor, G.R., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Gillen, D.L., Eby, V., Bossy, R.E., Ganesan, A.K.
PLoS One   10(11)    Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Galván I, Jorge A, Edelaar P, Wakamatsu K
Pigment cell & melanoma research   28(5) 599-602   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Premi, S., Wallisch, S., Mano, C. M., Weiner, A. B., Bacchiocchi, A., Wakamatsu, K., Bechara, E. J. H., Halaban, R., Douki, T., Brash, D. E.
Cancer Research   75    Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Hirobe T., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res.   29(1) 112   2015   [Refereed]
Del Bino, S., Ito, S., Sok, J., Nakanishi, Y., Bastien, P., Wakamatsu, K., Bernerd, F.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res.   28(6) 707-717   2015   [Refereed]
Lindgren, J., Sjövall, P., Carney, R., Cincotta, A., Uvdal, P., Hutcheson, S., Gustafsson, O., Lefèvre, U., Escuillié, F., Heimdal, J., Engdahl, A., Gren, J., Kear, B., Wakamatsu, K., Yans, J., Godefroit, P.
Sci. Rep.   5    2015   [Refereed]
Abram, P. K., Guerra-Grenier, E., Després-Einspenner, M-L., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Boivin, G., Brodeur, J.
Curr. Biol.   25(15) 2007-2011   2015   [Refereed]
Okura, M., Yamashita, T., Ishii-Osai, Y., Yoshikawa, M., Sumikawa, Y., Wakamatsu, K., Ito, S.
J. Dermatol. Sci.   80(2) 142-149   2015   [Refereed]
Wakamatsu, K., Tabuchi, K., Ojika, M., Zucca, F. A., Zecca, L., Ito, S.
J. Neurochem.   135(4) 768-776   2015   [Refereed]
Chihara, T., Shimpo, K., Beppu, H., Yamamoto, N., Kaneko, T., Wakamatsu, K., Sonoda, S
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev.   16(9) 3887-3891   2015   [Refereed]
Dorshorst, B., Henegar, C., Liao, X., Almén, M.S., Rubin, C-J., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Stothard, P., Doormaal, B.V., Plastow, G., Barsh, G.S., Andersson, L.
PloS One   10(6)    2015   [Refereed]
San-Jose, L. M., Ducrest, A-L., Ducret, V., Beziers, P., Simon, C., Wakamatsu, K., Roulin, A.
Mol. Ecol.   24 2794-2808   2015
d’Ischia, M., Wakamatsu, K., Cicoira, F., Di Mauro, E., Garcia-Borron, J. C., Commo, S., Galván, I., Ghanem, G., Kenzo, K., Meredith, P., Pezzella, A., Santato, C., Sarna, T., Simon, J. D., Zecca, L., Zucca, F. A., Napolitano, A., Ito, S.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res.   28(5) 520-544   2015   [Refereed]
Ito, S., Okura, M., Nakanishi, Y., Ojika, M., Wakamatsu, K., Yamashita, T.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res.   28(3) 295-306   2015   [Refereed]
Okazaki. S., Funasaka, Y., Wakamatsu, K., Kawana, S.
J. Dermatol.   42 382-390   2015
Premi, S., Wallisch, S., Mano, C. M., Weiner, A. B., Bacchiocchi, A., Wakamatsu, K., Bechara, E. J. H., Halaban, R., Douki, T., Brash, D. E.
Science   347(6224) 842-847   2015   [Refereed]
Galvan, I., Wakamatsu, K., Alonso-Alvarez, C., and Solano, F.
Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett.   24 2150-2154   May 2014   [Refereed]
Galvan, I., Bonisoli-Alquati, A., Jenkinson, S., Ghanem, G., Wakamatsu, K., Mousseau, T.A., and Moller, A.P.
Functional Ecology doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12283   28 1387-1403   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Okuda, H., Yoshino, K., Wakamatsu, K., Ito, S., and Sota, T.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res.   27 664-667   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Yoshizawa, J., Abe, Y., Oiso N., Fukai, K., Hozumi, Y., Nakamura, T., Narita, T., Motokawa, T., Wakamatsu, K., Ito, S., Kawada, A., Tamiya, G., and Suzuki, T
J. Dermatol.   41 296-302   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Mizote, Y., Wakamatsu, K., Ito, S., Uenaka, A., Ohue, Y., Kurose, K., Isobe, M., Ito, A., Tamura, Y., Honda, H., Yamashita, T., Nohara, S., Oka, M., Jimbow, K., and Nakayama, E. 
J. Dermatol. Sci.   73 209-215   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
Calhim, S., Adamik, P., Jarvisto, P., Leskinen, P., Torok, J., Wakamatsu, K., and Laaksonen, T.
J.Evol. Biol.   27 660-666   Feb 2014   [Refereed]
Hirobe, T., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Kawa, Y., and Abe, H.
Zool. Sci.   31 53-63   Feb 2014   [Refereed]
Fargallo, J.A., Velando, A., L., Lopez-Rull, I., Ganan, N., Lifshiz, N., Wakamatsu, K., and Torres, R.
Behavioral Ecology   25 76-87   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
Tanaka, G., Parker, A.R., Hasegawa, Y., Siveter, D.J., Yamamoto, R., Miyashita, K., Takahashi, Y., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., Mukuda, T., Matsuura, M., Tomikawa, K., Furutani, M., Suzuki, K., Maeda, H.
Nat. Commun.   5 5920   2014   [Refereed]
Arai, E., Hasegawa, M., Nakamura, M., Wakamatsu, K.
J. Ornithology   156(2) 419-427   2014   [Refereed]
Galván, I., Wakamatsu, K., Camarero, P.R., Mateo, R., Alonso-Alvarez, C
Evolution   69(1) 26-38   2014   [Refereed]
Galván, I., Wakamatsu, K., Alonso-Alvarez, C
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res.   27(6) 1159-1161   2014   [Refereed]
Ito, S., Gerwat, W., Kolbe, L., Yamashita, T., Ojika, M., Wakamatsu, K.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res.   27(6) 1149-1153   2014   [Refereed]
Shimpo, K., Chihara, T., Kaneko, T., Beppu, H., Wakamatsu, K., Shinzato, M., Yukitake, J., Sonoda, S
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev   15(14) 5587-5592   2014   [Refereed]
Wakamatsu, K., Tanaka, H., Tabuchi, K., Ojika, M., Zucca, F.A., Zecca, L., Ito, S
Molecules   19(6) 8039-8050   2014   [Refereed]
Oiso, N., Nomi, N., Fukai, K., Tanemura, A., Suzuki, T., Katayama, I., Wakamatsu, K., Muto, M., Kawada, A
Eur. J. Dermatol   24(3) 406-407   2014   [Refereed]
Ismar, S. M. H., Daniel, C., Igic, B., Morrison-Whittle, P. K., Ballard, G., Millar, C. D., Fidler, A. E., McGraw, K. J., Wakamatsu, K., Stephenson, B. M., Cassey, P., Dearborn, D. C., Hauber, M. E.
The Wilson J. Ornithology   126(3) 417-428   2014   [Refereed]
Galván, I., Jorge, A., Ito, K., Tabuchi, K., Solano, F., and Wakamatsu, K.
Pigment Cell & melanoma Res.   26 917-923   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
Ito, S., Suzuki, N., Takebayashi, S., Commo, S., and Wakamatsu, K.
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Res.   26 817-825   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
Glass, K., Ito, S., Wilby, P. R., Sota, T., Nakamura, A., Bowers, C. R., Miller, K. E., Dutta, S., Summons, R. E., Briggs, D. E.G., Wakamatsu, K., and Simon, J. D.
Organic Geochem.   64 29-37   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
Hirobe, T., Ito, S., and Wakamatsu, K.
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Res.   26 723-726   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
d’Ischia, M., Wakamatsu, K., Napolitano, A., Briganti, S., Garcia-Borron, J-C., Kovacs, D., Meredith, P., Pezzella, A., Picardo, M., Sarna, T., Simon, J.D., and Ito, S.
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Res.   26 616-633   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
Roulin, A., Mafli, A., and Wakamatsu, K.  
J. Herpetol.   47 258-261   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
Cransberg R., Wakamatsu K., and Munyard K.
Small Ruminant Res.   114 240-246   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
Fujii M, Shibazaki Y, Wakamatsu K, Honda Y, Kawauchi Y, Suzuki K, Arumugam S, Watanabe K, Ichida T, Asakura H, Yoneyama H, Medical molecular morphology, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 141-152
46(3) 141-152   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
Fujii M, Shibazaki Y, Wakamatsu K, Honda Y, Kawauchi Y, Suzuki K, Arumugam S, Watanabe K, Ichida T, Asakura H, Yoneyama H, Medical molecular morphology, 2013, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 141-152
Roulin, A., Mangels, J., Wakamatsu, K., and Bachmann, T
Biol. J. the Linnean Soc.   109 562-573   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Singaravelan N, Raz S, Tzur S, Belifante S, Pavlicek T, Beiles A, Ito S, Wakamatsu K, Nevo E, PLoS ONE, vol. 8, no. 8
Plos One   8(8) e69346   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Singaravelan N, Raz S, Tzur S, Belifante S, Pavlicek T, Beiles A, Ito S, Wakamatsu K, Nevo E, PLoS ONE, 2013, vol. 8, no. 8
Galván, I., Jorge, A., Solano, F., and Wakamatsu, K. 
Spectrochimica Acta Part A Molecular and Biomolecular Spctroscopy   110 55-59   Jun 2013   [Refereed]
Ito, S., Pilat, A., Gerwat, W., Skumatz, C.M.B., Ito, M., Kiyono, A., Zadlo, A., Nakanishi, Y., Kolbe, L., Burke, J.M., Sarna, T., and Wakamatsu, K.
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Res.   26 357-366   May 2013   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Hasegawa, K., Ito, S., Inoue, S., Wakamatsu, K., Ozeki, H., and Ishiguro, I.
Biochem. Pharmacol.   53 1435-1444   May 1997   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Visual Dermatology-知りたい!美容皮膚科のいま Part 2
Aug 2018   
メラニンの化学 – 化学的微量分析法の開発とその応用例. 知りたい美容皮膚科のいま.
Visual Dermatology.   2013   
Melanins and Melanosomes: Biosynthesis, Biogenesis, Physiological, and Pathological Functions.
Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., d’Ischia, M, Napolitano, A. and Pezzella, A. (Part:Contributor, Structure of Melanins:)
Wiley-Blackwell   2011   
Regulation of melanocyte fate by agouti signal protein.
Le Pape E, Wakamatsu K, Glubellino A, Valencia JC, Passeron T, Ito S, Wolber R, Hearing VJ. (Part:Contributor)
IPCC Publications   2008   
メラニン色素の化学. 水産物の色素. 嗜好性と機能性.
2008   
Coastal Oceanography and Sustainable Marine Aquaculture, Confluence & Synergy
Adachi k, Kato K, Wakamatsu K, Ito S, Ishimaru K, Hirata T, Murata O, Kumai H. (Part:Contributor, Melanogenesis in fish and prawn.)
Proceedings of the International Conference   2006   
The Pigmentary System.
Ito, S., and Wakamatsu, K. (Part:Contributor, Chemistry of Melanins)
Blackwell Publishing   2006   
Mechanism of Suntanning
Tadokoro, T., Kobayashi, N., Beer, J. Z., Zmudzka, B. Z., Wakamatsu, K., Miller, S. A., Lamoreux, M. L., Ito, S., and Hearing, V. J. (Part:Contributor, The biochemistry of melanogenesis and its regulation by ultraviolet radiation.)
Martin Dunitz Publ   2002   
Frontiers in Neutron Capture Therapy
Yoshino, Y., Kamijo, M., Kimura, M., Mishima, Y., Kondoh, H., Kadota, M., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K., and Kakihana, H. (Part:Contributor, A further mechanism study of boron accumulation to and release from melanoma with p-boronophenylalanine.)
Plenum Press Proc.   2001   
Melanogenesis and Malignant Melanoma: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment.
Horikoshi T, Ito S, Wakamatsu K, Onodera H, Hanada N, Hamaoka S, Eguchi H. (Part:Contributor, Serum 5-S-cysteinyldopa in patients with metastatic melanoma.)
Elsevier Science   1996   
Melanogenensis and malignant melanoma: cell biology, molecular biology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment.
Ito, S., Ozeki, H., and Wakamatsu, K. (Part:Contributor, Spectrophotometric and HPLC characterization of hair melanins.)
Elsevier Science   1996   
Colour Sheep and Coloured Fibres of Animal Origin
Summer RMW, Ito S, Wakamatsu K (Part:Contributor, Using objective measurements to understand the biology of wool colour.)
Rare Breeds Survival Trust   1994   
Comparison of melanin-related metabolites in serum as markers of melanomas. Stability and correlation.
Wakamatsu K, Ito S (Part:Contributor)
Fujita Health University Press   1992   
Advances in Tryptophan Research 1992
Ishiguro I, Kido R, Nagatsu T, Nagamura Y, Ohta Y
Fujita Health Univeristy Press   1992   
Melanogenesis and Malignat Melanoma: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Hori Y, Hearing VJ, Nakayama
Elsevier, Amsterdam   1996   
Catecholamine Research from Molecular Insights to Clinical Medicine
Nagatsu T, Nabeshima T, McCarty R, Goldstein DS (Part:Contributor, Structure and Function of Neuromelanin.)
Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers   2002   
The Pigmentary System: Physiology and Pathophysiology, Second Edition
Nordlund JJ, Boissy RE, Hearing VJ, King RA, Oetting WS, Ortonne JP
Blackwell Publishing   2006   
Melanins and Melanosomes - Biosnthesis, Biogenesis, Physiological, and Pathological Functions
Borovansky J, Riley PA
Wiley-Blackwell   2011   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Melanin analysis for hair samples from Japanese patients with Hermansky-Pudlak sundrome type 1, 4, 6, and 9.
Okamura, K., Araki, Y., Abe, Y., Wakamatsu, K., Tamiya, G., Seishima, M., Umetsu, T., Kato, A., Kawaguchi, M., Hayashi, M., Hozomi, Y., Suzuki, T.
23rd International Pigment Cell Conference.   27 Aug 2017   
Pro-oxidant activity of mouse hair pheomelanin is promoted by UVA irradiation.
Tanaka, H., Yamashita, Y., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K.
23rd International Pigment Cell Conference.   27 Aug 2017   
Structural modification in oxidative coupling reaction of dopamine to cysteine-containing peptidic moieties.
Nakao, K., Kumura, Y., Ojika, M., Ito, S., Wakamatsu, K.
23rd International Pigment Cell Conference.   27 Aug 2017   
Roles of pH in mixed melanogenesis.
Wakamatsu, K.
23rd International Pigment Cell Conference   27 Aug 2017   
The metabolic fate of ortho-quinones derived from catechol metabolites. [Invited]
Wakamatsu, K., Yamanaka, Y., Ojika, M., Ito, S.
20th European Society of Pigment Cell Research Meeting   11 Sep 2016   
The elucidation of structure of neuromelanin (NM): 1) a new method to synthesize o-aminophenol derivatives as putative degradative markers for pheomelanic structure of NM. 2) a chemical evidence indicating that locus coeruleus (LC)-NM contains norepinephr
Wakamatsu Kazumasa
XXII International Pigment Cell Conference   Sep 2014   
Tyrosinase-catalyzed oxidation of rhododendron produces 2-methylchromane-6,7-dione, the ultimate toxic metabolite: implications for melanocyte toxicity
Wakamatsu Kazumasa
XXII International Pigment Cell Conference   Sep 2014   
Regulation of murine pigment production by endothelia 3
Wakamatsu Kazumasa
XXII International Pigment Cell Conference   Sep 2014   
Production of reactive oxygen species and anti-oxidative responses in rhododendron-treated human melanocytes
Toshiharu Yamashita, Masae Okura, Yasue Ishii-Osai, Momoko Yoshikawa, Yasuyuki, Sumikawa, Kazumasa Wakamatsu, Shosuke Ito
XXII International Pigment Cell Conference   Sep 2014   
Weakly acidic pH suppresses eumelanogenesis but promotes pheomelanogenesis
Kazumasa Ito, Shosuke Ito, Kazumasa Wakamatsu
XXII International Pigment Cell Conference   Sep 2014   
Detection of circulating melanoma cells in melanoma patients
Takimasa Hida, Kazumasa Wakamatsu, Toshiharu Yamashita
XXII International Pigment Cell Conference   Sep 2014   
Evaluation of approach to structure of neuromelanin present in various brain regions as studied by chemical degradative methods [Invited]
Kazumasa Wakamatsu
Sep 2014   
(Photo)degradation of eumelanin and pheomelanin and its physiological implication
S. Ito, K.Wakamatsu
18th Meeting of the European Society for Pigment Cell Research   Sep 2013   
Degradative approach to the structure of neuromelanins
K. Wakamatsu, K. Tabuchi, H. Tanaka, S. Ito.
18th Meeting of the European Society for Pigment Cell Research   Sep 2013   
Serum 5-S-cysteinyldopa levels in psoriasis and vitiligo patients undergoing narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy
K. Kikuchi, K. Wakamatsu, Y. Tada, S. Ito
1st International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC)   Sep 2011   
Oculocutaneous albinism 1 minimal pigment type; a case report on the analysis of genotype-phenotype correlation
M. Kono, T. Kondo, S. Ito, T. Suzuki, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, Y. Tomita
1st International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC)   Sep 2011   
Quantum chemical study of 5,6-dihydroxyindole tetramers as eumelanin model molecules
H. Okuda, T. Sota, K. Koike, K. Monda, T. Nakamura, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito
1st International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC)   Sep 2011   
Slaty mutation inverses the ratio of DHI to DHICA content of eumelanin in both mouse melanocytes and hair
Y. Niki, T. Hirobe, K. Wakamatsu, H. Ando, M. Yoshida, M. Ichihara, S. Ito
1st International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC)   Sep 2011   
Distribution patterns of eumelanin and pheomelanin in human skin
S.G. Coelho, S. Ito, K. Wakamatsu, S.A. Miller, J.Z. Beer, V.J. Hearing
1st International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC)   Sep 2011   
A novel pathway for regulation of pigmentation by glutamate receptor mGluR6 through its action on TRPM1
S. Devi, Y. Markandeya, N. Maddodi, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, R. Balijepalli, V. Setaluri
1st International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC)   Sep 2011   
Human hair pigmentation characteristics revealed by melanin determination in human eumelanic hairs of various ethnic origins
S. Commo, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito
1st International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC)   Sep 2011   
N-Propionyl-4-S-Cysteaminylphenol generates reactive oxygen species and mediates apoptosis in pigmented melanoma cells
Y. Ishii-Osai, T. Yamashita, M. Okura, Y. Tamura, N. Sato, A. Ito, H. Honda, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, K. Jimbow
1st International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC)   Sep 2011   
Development and evaluation of antitumor effect of novel NPrCAP-magnetite nanoparticles for chemo-thermo-immunotherapy in malignant melanoma
A. Yoneda, Y. Tamura, S. Nohara, A. Ito, H. Honda, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, T. Yamashita, K. Jimbow
1st International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC)   Sep 2011   
Evaluation of alkaline hydrogen peroxide oxidation to analyze eumelanin and pheomelanin
S. Ito, Y. Nakanishi, K. Wakamatsu
1st International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC)   Sep 2011   
Chemistry and biophysics of neuromelanin
K. Wakamatsu, T. Murase, F.A. Zucca, L. Zecca, S. Ito.
1st International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC)   Sep 2011   
Melanoma targeted chemo-thermo-innunotheraphy: a combined therapy of NPrCAP and magnetite nanoparticles with HSP generation
K. Jimbow, Y. Osai, A. Sato, T. Kamiya, I, Ono, T. Yamashita, Y. Tamura, A. Ito, H. Honda, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, E. Nakayama
5th Canadian Melanoma Conference   Feb 2011   
Melanogenesis substrate, N-Propionyl cysteaminylphenol, alone possesses a potent chemotherapeutic and immunogenic property in conducting melanoma chemo-thermo-immunotheraphy, a combined therapy of NPrCAP and magnetite nanoparticels with HSP generation by
K. Jimbow, Y. Osai, A. Sato, T. Kamiya, I, Ono, T. Yamashita, Y. Tamura, A. Ito, H. Honda, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, E. Nakayama
7th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research   Nov 2010   
Conjugation of NPrCAP, melanogenesis substrate and magnetite nanpparticles with alternating magnetic field can provide a novel melanoma chemo-thermo- immunotheraphy: feasibility, specificity and preliminary clinical efficacy
K. Jimbow, Y. Osai, A. Sato, T. Kamiya, I, Ono, T. Yamashita, Y. Tamura, A. Ito, H. Honda, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, E. Nakayama
Perspective in Melanoma XIV   Sep 2010   
Melanin content does not correlate with ultraviolet radiation induced erythema or cyclobutane pyrimidine dimer formation in untanned Caucasian skin
E. Healy, S. Robinson, K. Wakamatsu, S. Dixon, C. Gough, S. Ito, B. Diffey, P. Friedmann
16th Meeting of the European Society for Pigment Cell Research   Sep 2010   
Estrogen increases the hair pigmentation in female recessive yellow mice
T. Hirobe, K. Kiuchi, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito
4th Asian Society for Pigment Cell Research Meeting   May 2010   
Serum 5-S-cysteinyldopa levels in psoriasis and vitiligo patients undergoing narrow band ultraviolet B phototheraphy
K. Kikuchi, K. Wakamatsu, Y. Tada, M. Komine, S. Ito
4th Asian Society for Pigment Cell Research Meeting   May 2010   
Lessons from mouse hair pigmentation
S. Ito, K. Wakamatsu
4th Asian Society for Pigment Cell Research Meeting   May 2010   
Correlation of the MC1R genetype with the UV response of human melanocytes: Implications on melanoma susceptibility
ZA. Abdel-Malek, AL. Kadekaro, V. Swope, R. Starner, D. Supp, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, P. Cassidy, S. Leachman
15th Conference of the PanAmerican Society for Pigment Cell Research   Oct 2009   
Growth of melanocortin-1 receptor defective primary murine melanocytes with conditioned media containing stem cell factor
TL. Scott, K.Wakamatsu, S. Ito, JA. D’Orazio
15th Conference of the PanAmerican Society for Pigment Cell Research   Sep 2009   
Red hair photochemistry: differential behaviour of structural components to (photo)degradation
A. Napolitano, L. Panzella, G. Greco, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, M. d’Ischia, M
15th Conference of the European Society for Pigment Cell Research   Sep 2009   
Melanic pigments in the human brain
L. Zecca, C. Bellei, FA. Cupaioli, A. Albertini, L. Casella, L. Begamaschi, NJ. Turro, M. Eisner, S. Ito, K. Wakamatsu, JD. Simon, FA. Zucca
15th Conference of the European Society for Pigment Cell Research   Sep 2009   
N-Propionyl-Cysteaminylphenol suppresses Re-challenge of mouse B16F1 tumor bu inducing tumor-specific immune response
Y. Osai, Y. Tamuea, N. Sato, K. Wakamatsu, H. Honda, M. Okuma, T. Yamashita, K. Jimbow
39th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Dermatological Research   Sep 2009   
Increased L-DOPA levels in the eye and cochlea of transgenic mouse model of OCA1 correlate with the observed rescue of sensory deficits associated with albinism in mice
K. Wakamatsu, E. Zurita, M. Cantero, S. Ito, L. Montoliu
15th Conference of the European Society for Pigment Cell Research   Jun 2009   
Chemical structure of neuromelanin: an elucidation to the production process
K. Wakamatsu, FA. Zucca, L. Zecca, S. Ito
3rd Conference of the Asian Society for Pigment Cell Research   May 2009   
Serum levels of 5-S-cysteinyldopa are correlated to pigmentation in patients undergoing hemodialysis
K. Murakami, S. Sugiyama, Y. Fujita, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito
World Congress of Nephrology   May 2009   
Serum melanin-related metabolites levels in psoriasis patients undergoing narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy
K. Kikuchi, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, K. Tamaki
International Investigative Dermatology   Jun 2008   
Quantitative analysis of eumelanin and pheomelanin in humans, mice and other animals
K. Wakamatsu
Conjoint Meeting of XXth International Pigment Cell Conference & Vth International Melanoma Research Congress   May 2008   
Reexamination of microanalytical methods for melanin assay
K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, Y. Niki, T. Hirobe, M. Brilliant
Conjoint Meeting of XXth International Pigment Cell Conference & Vth International Melanoma Research Congress   May 2008   
Serum melanin-related metabolites levels in psoriasis patients undergoing narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy
K. Kikuchi, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, K. Tamaki
Conjoint Meeting of XXth International Pigment Cell Conference & Vth International Melanoma Research Congress   May 2008   
Comparison of melanogenesis in cultured epidermal Melanocytes from wild-type and mutant mice at the slaty locus
Y. Niki, K. Wakamatsu, T. Hirobe, H. Ando, M. Ichihashi, S. Ito.
Conjoint Meeting of XXth International Pigment Cell Conference & Vth International Melanoma Research Congress   May 2008   
Reactivity of 5,6-dihydroxyindole, its homodimers, and their two-electron-oxidants from ab initio
H. Okuda, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, T. Sota
Conjoint Meeting of XXth International Pigment Cell Conference & Vth International Melanoma Research Congress   May 2008   
Agouti protein modifies melanocyte shape and melanogenesis through camp-independent signaling pathway
T. Hida, K. Wakamatsu, EV. Sviderskaya, GL. Millhauser, GS. Barsh, S. Ito, K. Jimbow, DC. Bennett.
Conjoint Meeting of XXth International Pigment Cell Conference & Vth International Melanoma Research Congress   May 2008   
Regulation of melanocyte fate by an agonist inverse of MC1R, agouti protein
E. Le Pape, K. Wakamatsu, A. Giubellino, JC. Valencia, T. Passeron, S. Ito, R. Wolber, VJ. Hearing
Conjoint Meeting of XXth International Pigment Cell Conference & Vth International Melanoma Research Congress   May 2008   
A case of partial blond scalp hair: Chemical analysis of eumelanin and pheomelanin content
K. Tsukamoto, A. Osada, T. Oyama, K. Wakamatsu
Conjoint Meeting of XXth International Pigment Cell Conference & Vth International Melanoma Research Congress   May 2008   
5-S-cysteinyldopa (5-S-CD) value in malignant melanoma cases at Kumamoto University
Y. Inoue, Y, T. Kageshita, K. Wakamatsu, S. Ito, H. Ihn.
Conjoint Meeting of XXth International Pigment Cell Conference & Vth International Melanoma Research Congress   May 2008