KIMURA Kazuhiro

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KIMURA Kazuhiro
Hokkaido University
Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Biochemistry

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Research Assistant, Osaka Prefecture


Graduate School, Division of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University

Published Papers

Elfeky Mohamed, Yoneshiro Takeshi, Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Kimura Kazuhiro
JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY   163(2) 143-153   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Yoneshiro Takeshi, Kaede Ryuji, Nagaya Kazuki, Aoyama Julia, Saito Mana, Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Kimura Kazuhiro, Terao Akira
OBESITY RESEARCH & CLINICAL PRACTICE   12(1) 127-137   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Nio-Kobayashi Junko, Nagaya Kazuki, Tsubota Ayumi, Kimura Kazuhiro
JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY   124(1) 99-108   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Role of macrophages in depot-dependent browning of white adipose tissue.
Machida, K., Okamatsu-Ogura, Y., Shin, W., Matsuoka, S., Tsubota, A., Kimura, K.
Journal of Physiological Sciences   68 601-608   2018   [Refereed]
Yamaji, D., Soliman, M.M., Kamikawa, A., Ito, T., Ahmed, M.M., Okamatsu-Ogura, Y., Saito, M., Kimura, K.
Domestic Animal Endocrinology   62 39-48   2018   [Refereed]
Melinjo (Gnetum gnemon L.) seed extract induces uncoupling protein 1 expression in brown fat and protects mice against diet-induced obesity, inflammation, and insulin resistance.
Yoneshiro, T., Kaede, R., Nagaya, K., Saito, M., Aoyama, J., Elfeky, M., Okamatsu-Ogura, Y., Kimura, K., Terao, A.
Nutrition Research   58 17-25   2018   [Refereed]
Watanabe Atsushi, Hata Eiji, Slama Petr, Kimura Kazuhiro, Hirai Tsunao
JOURNAL OF APPLIED ANIMAL RESEARCH   46(1) 604-608   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Fukano Keigo, Tsubota Ayumi, Nio-Kobayashi Junko, Nakamura Kyoko, Morimatsu Masami, Sakaue Hiroshi, Saito Masayuki, Kimura Kazuhiro
SCIENTIFIC REPORTS   7    Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Abd Eldaim Mabrouk Attia, Matsuoka Shinya, Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Kamikawa Akihiro, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamed, Terao Akira, Nakajima Kei-ichi, Kimura Kazuhiro
GENES TO CELLS   22(6) 568-582   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Shin Woongchul, Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Machida Ken, Tsubota Ayumi, Nio-Kobayashi Junko, Kimura Kazuhiro
OBESITY   25(2) 417-423   Feb 2017   [Refereed]
Ito Tomoki, Yamaji Daisuke, Kamikawa Akihiro, Eldaim Mabrouk Attia Abd, Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Terao Akira, Saito Masayuki, Kimura Kazuhiro
ENDOCRINE JOURNAL   64(8) 777-785   2017   [Refereed]
Fukano Keigo, Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Tsubota Ayumi, Nio-Kobayashi Junko, Kimura Kazuhiro
PLOS ONE   11(11)    Nov 2016   [Refereed]
Elfeky Mohamed, Kaede Ryuji, Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Kimura Kazuhiro
MEDIATORS OF INFLAMMATION      2016   [Refereed]
Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Tsubota Ayumi, Ohygma Kana, Nogusa Yoshihito, Saito Masayuki, Kimura Kazuhiro
JOURNAL OF FUNCTIONAL FOODS   19 1-9   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Sakurai Yuta, Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Saito Masayuki, Kimura Kazuhiro, Nakao Ryo, Ohnuma Aiko, Kobayashi Mari
MARINE MAMMAL SCIENCE   31(2) 818-827   Apr 2015   [Refereed]
Teramura Yasufumi, Terao Akira, Okada Yuko, Tomida Junichi, Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Kimura Kazuhiro
JAPANESE JOURNAL OF VETERINARY RESEARCH   62(3) 117-127   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
Hiyoshi, H., Terao, A., Okamatsu-Ogura, Y., Kimura, K.
Experimental Animals   62 205-213   2014   [Refereed]
Fukano Keigo, Kimura Kazuhiro
Methods in Enzymolpogy   542 115-124   2014   [Refereed]
Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Fukano Keigo, Tsubota Ayumi, Uozumi Akihiro, Terao Akira, Kimura Kazuhiro, Saito Masayuki
PLOS ONE   8(12)    Dec 2013   [Refereed]
Tanno Shogo, Terao Akira, Okamatsu-Ogura Yuko, Kimura Kazuhiro
OBESITY RESEARCH & CLINICAL PRACTICE   7(4) E251-E257   Jul 2013   [Refereed]


KAMIKAWA Akihiro, SUZUKI Chiharu, YAMAMOTO Atsuko, KIMURA Kazuhiro
Journal of Japan Society for the Study of Obesity   15(2) 222-224   Aug 2009
TERAO Akira, HARUYAMA Takashi, KIMURA Kazuhiro
Veterinary biochemistry   44(0) 11-14   Dec 2007
KIMURA Kazuhiro
77(5) 419-423   May 2005
OMACHI Asako, ISHIOKA Katsumi, KIMURA Kazuhiro, SHIBATA Haruki, HONJOH Tsutomu, SAITO Masayuki
Veterinary biochemistry   41(1) 31-37   Apr 2004
KIMURA Kazuhiro, KITAMURA Takanori, SAITO Masayuki
Veterinary biochemistry   40(1) 9-16   Apr 2003

Books etc

Patel VB ed. Molecular Nutrition: Carbohydrate
KIMURA Kazuhiro (Part:Contributor, Linking pathways and processes: retinoic acid and glucose. Chapter 13)
Elsever   2019   
Conceptual background and bioenergetic/mitochondrial aspects of oncometabolism. in Methods of Enzymology
KIMURA Kazuhiro (Part:Contributor, Measurement of enolase activity in cell lysates.Methods Enzymol 542, 115-124.)
Elsever   2014   
Sima AAF (ed) Diabetes and C-Peptide: Scientific and Clinical Aspects. Contemporary Diabetes
KIMURA Kazuhiro (Part:Contributor, Is NO-eNOS a target for C-peptide action and its protective effects on diabetic nephropathy? (Chapter6))
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC   2011   
Prostanoid synthesis and glycogenolysis in the perfused liver.
Cells of the hepatic sinusoid. Vol.V (Wisse, E., Knook, D.L., and Wake, K. eds)
KIMURA Kazuhiro (Part:Contributor, Phorbol ester altered phagocytosis-induced glycogenolysis by activating thromboxane production in perfused rat liver.)
The Kupffer Cell Foundation, Leiden, The Netherlands   1995   
Phorbol ester altered phagocytosis-indused glycogenolysis by activating thromboxane production in perfused rat liver
Cell of the hepatic sinusoid   1995   

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2006 - 2008    Investigator(s): Kazuhiro KIMURA
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(特定領域研究)
Project Year: 2003 - 2007    Investigator(s): Masayuki SAITO
We have studied the role of brown adipose tissue (BAT) thermogenesis in the regulation of energy substrate metabolism and adiposity in mice and dogs, particularly focusing on the sympathetic nerve regulation of UCP1, a key molecule of BAT thermoge...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2003 - 2004    Investigator(s): Kazuhiro KIMURA
Uncoupling proteins (UCPs) are inner mitochondrial membrane proteins that mediate dissipation of the mitochondrial membrane potential as heat rather than ATP synthesis. To clarify the cellular and molecular mechanisms of the UCPs-dependent metabol...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2000 - 2001    Investigator(s): Kazuhiro KIMURA
Fatty acid oxidation, ketone body production, redox state and ATP levels, and their relations with mitochondrial uncoupling protein (UCP) 2 were examined in the early stages of liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy, using a perfusion system...
Metabolic regulations in healthy and diseased animals