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Gifu University
Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences
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Assistant professor, Gifu University Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Veterinary Medicine Course

Published Papers

Matsubara, T., Takasu, M., Imaeda, N., Nishii, N., Takashima, S., Nishimura, T., Nishimura, T., Shiina, T., Ando, A. and Kitagawa, H.
Asian-Australas. J. Anim. Sci.   31(2) 163-166   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Imaeda N, Ando A, Takasu M, Matsubara T, Nishii N, Takashima S, Shigenari A, Shiina T, Kitagawa H
The Journal of veterinary medical science      Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Almunia J, Nakamura K, Murakami M, Takashima S, Takasu M
Theriogenology   107 154-161   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Takasu M, Baba R, Owada S, Nakamura K, Almunia J, Nishii N, Kitagawa H
The Journal of veterinary medical science   80(1) 125-127   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Tsuchiaka S, Naoi Y, Imai R, Masuda T, Ito M, Akagami M, Ouchi Y, Ishii K, Sakaguchi S, Omatsu T, Katayama Y, Oba M, Shirai J, Satani Y, Takashima Y, Taniguchi Y, Takasu M, Madarame H, Sunaga F, Aoki H, Makino S, Mizutani T, Nagai M
PloS one   13(1) e0190819   2018   [Refereed]
Takasu, M., Maeda, M., Almunia, J., Nakamura, K., Nishii, N. and Takashima, S.
J Reprod Dev   64(4) 361-364   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Genetic relationship between Miyako and Yonaguni horses native to Okinawa islands based on polymorphisms of microsatellites.
Senju, N., Tozaki, T., Kakoi, T., Matsuyama, R.,Nakamura,K. and Takasu, M.*
J Equine Sci      2018   [Refereed]
Kakoi, H., Kikuchi, M., Tozaki, T., Hirota, K., Nagata, S., Hobo, S. and Takasu, M.
J. Equine Sci.   29(2) 39-42   2018   [Refereed]
Tozaki, T., Gamo, S., Takasu, M., Kikuchi, M., Kakoi, H., Hirota, K., Hirota, K., Kusano, K. and Nagata, S.
BMC Res Note   11(708) 708   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Senju, N., Tozaki, T., Kakoi, H., Shinjo, A., Matsuyama, R., Almunia, J. and Takasu, M.
The Journal of veterinary medical science   79(2) 425-431   Feb 2017   [Refereed]


Ok Kar Soe, Yasunori Ohba, Noriaki Imaeda, Naohito Nishii, Masaki Takasu, Gou Yoshioka, Hisako Kawata, Atsuko Shigenari, Hirohide Uenishi, Hidetoshi Inoko, Asako Ando, Asako Ando, Hitoshi Kitagawa
Xenotransplantation   15 390-397   Nov 2008
Background: Pigs with defined swine leukocyte antigen (SLA) haplotypes and their detailed information are useful for transplantation and immunological studies. We developed two herds of SLA homozygous Duroc pigs with novel SLA haplotypes and chara...
Masaki Takasu, Eriko Tsuji, Noriaki Imaeda, Tatsuya Matsubara, Masami Maeda, Yusuke Ito, Sanae Shibata, Asako Ando, Naohito Nishii, Kazuaki Yamazoe, Hitoshi Kitagawa
Laboratory Animals   49 65-70
© The Author(s) 2014. To understand the anatomical characteristics of microminipigs, one of the smallest miniature pigs, as a large animal model, we measured the body and organ sizes of four-, five-, six-, and seven-month-old microminipigs (n¼4, f...
A. Ando, N. Imaeda, S. Ohshima, A. Miyamoto, N. Kaneko, M. Takasu, T. Shiina, J. K. Kulski, J. K. Kulski, H. Inoko, H. Kitagawa
Animal Genetics   45 791-798   Jan 2014
© 2014 Stichting International Foundation for Animal Genetics. Microminipigs are extremely small-sized, novel miniature pigs that were recently developed for medical research. The inbred Microminipigs with defined swine leukocyte antigen (SLA) hap...
Naohito Nishii, Masaki Takasu, Ok Kar Soe, Sadatoshi Maeda, Yasunori Ohba, Miho Inoue-Murayama, Hitoshi Kitagawa
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology   147 690-697   Aug 2007
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) are ligand-activated transcription factors implicated in lipid metabolism. In this study, the full-length cDNA of canine PPARβ and γ were sequenced, and expression of PPARs was evaluated in norma...
Yasunori Ohba, Tomonori Iguchi, Yoshino Hirose, Masaki Takasu, Naohito Nishii, Sadatoshi Maeda, Hitoshi Kitagawa
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science   70 829-831
A 24-day-old female Holstein calf had a soft, painless fluctuating swelling on the median plane in the frontal region, but did not show any clinical symptoms including neurological signs. Computer tomography (CT) distinctly showed the cyst filled ...

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Dec 2007   

Research Grants & Projects

stillbirth-weak calf syndrome in Japanese Black
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2013 - 2014