Wakako Fujita

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Name
Wakako Fujita
Nickname
fujitaw
E-mail
wakakofunagasaki-u.ac.jp
Affiliation
Nagasaki University

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jul 2013
A μOR-δOR heteromer-biased ligand with antinociceptive activity, Travel Award, International Narcotics Research Conference 2013
 

Published Papers

 
Regulation of a opioid receptor chaperone protein, RTP4, by morphine. Mol Pharmacol.
Wakako Fujita, Mini Yokote, Ivone Gomes, Achla Gupta, Hiroshi Ueda, Lakshmi A. Devi,
Mol Pharmacol.   95(1) 11-19   2019   [Refereed]
opioid receptor subtypes are functional in single ventral tegmental area neurons, and can interact with the mu opioid receptor.
Elyssa B Margolis, Wakako Fujita, Lakshmi A Devi, Howard L Fields.
Neuropharmacology.   123 420-432   2017   [Refereed]
Saori Maeda, Keita Sasaki, Sebok K. Halder, Wakako Fujita, Hiroshi Ueda.
J Pharmacol Sci.   132(1) 100-104   May 2016   [Refereed]
Ivone Gomes, Erin N. Bobeck, Elyssa B. Margolis, Achla Gupta, S. Sierra, A. K. Fakira, Wakako Fujita, T.D. Müller, A. Müller, M.H. Tschöp, G. Kleinau, L.D. Fricker, Lakshmi A. Devi.
Sci Signaling   9(425) ra43   Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Takehiro Mukae, Wakako Fujita, Hiroshi Ueda.
J Pharmacol Sci.   131(1) 64-67   2016   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Opioid receptor heteromers and its targeting ligands
Wakako Fujita
Pain Clinic   38 S185-S195   2017   [Refereed]
Ivone Gomes, Mohammed Akli Ayoub, Wakako Fujita, Werner C. Jaeger, Kevib D.G. Pfleger, Lakshmi A. Devi.
Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol.   56 403-425   Feb 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Fujita W, Gomes I, Devi LA
British journal of pharmacology   172(2) 375-387   Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Fujita W, Gomes I, Devi LA
British journal of pharmacology   171(18) 4155-4176   Sep 2014   [Refereed]
HARADA Shinichi, HAMABE Wakako, KAMIYA Kohei, SATAKE Toshiko, TOKUYAMA Shogo
Journal of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan   129(2) 203-207   Feb 2009
The fruits juice of Morinda citrifolia (Noni juice) is a well known healthy drink and has various pharmacological effects such as antioxidant. Here, we focused on the protective effect of Okinawa Noni juice (ONJ) against ischemic stress using cere...

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Role of an endogenous chaperone protein, RTP4, on MOPr-DOPr Heterodimer upregulation.
The 50th The International Narcotics Research Conference 2019   7 Jul 2019   
The role of endogenous chaperone protein RTP4 in Opioid Receptor Heteromer Regulation.
Wakako Fujita, Mini Yokote, Hiroshi Ueda, Lakshmi A. Devi.
The 18th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology   1 Jul 2018   
Role of RTP4, an endogenous chaperone protein, in regulation of MOPr-DOPr heteromer regulation
Wakako Fujita
The 50th Winter Conference on Brain Research   14 Jan 2018   
Opioid Alternatives to opiates: New Approaches for Separating Analgesic from Adverse Effects Mediated by Opioid Receptors, [Invited]
Wakako Fujita and Lakshmi A. Devi.
The 50th Winter Conference on Brain Research, (Whistler, Canada),   14 Jan 2018   
Exploring the Mysteries of the Endogenous Opioid System: Role of RTP4, an endogenous chaperone protein, in regulation of MOPr-DOPr heteromer regulation and its possible physiological role in brain. [Invited]
Wakako Fujita
The 50th Winter Conference on Brain Research, (Whistler, Canada),   14 Jan 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2010 - 2012    Investigator(s): Shogo TOKUYAMA
In this study, we determined the effects of intra-hypothalamic administration of orexin-A on the development of post-ischemic glucose intolerance, including changes in insulin signaling and ischemic neuronal damage.In conclusion, regulation of pos...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(若手研究(B))
Project Year: 2008 - 2009    Investigator(s): Wakako HAMABE
Cerebral ischemia is a leading cause of death and disability in the world. Furthermore, it is associated with severe complications such as memory disturbance, palsy and spasticity. Central post-stroke pain (CPSP) is also known as one of the ischem...