Selected Publications

Sachine Yoshida*, Ryuko Ohnishi, Yousuke Tsuneoka, Yuka Yamamoto-Mimura, Reiko Muramatsu, Tadafumi Kato, Hiromasa Funato*, Kumi O. Kuroda* (* corresponding authors). Corticotropin-releasing factor receptor 1 in the anterior cingulate cortex mediates maternal absence-induced attenuation of Transport Response in mouse pups. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, in press, 2018

Tomoyuki Fujiyama, Satoshi Miyashita, Yousuke Tsuneoka, Kazumasa Kanemaru, Miyo Kakizaki, Satomi Kanno, Yukiko Ishikawa, Mariko Yamashita, Tomoo Owa, Mai Nagaoka, Yoshiya Kawaguchi, Yuchio Yanagawa, Mark A. Magnuson, Masafumi Muratani, Akira Shibuya, Yo-ichi Nabeshima, Masashi Yanagisawa, Hiromasa Funato*, Mikio Hoshino* (* corresponding authors). Forebrain Ptf1a is required for sexual differentiation of the brain. Cell Reports, 24, 79-94, 2018

Zhiqiang Wang, Jing Ma, Chika Miyoshi, Yuxin Li, Makito Sato, Yukino Ogawa, Tingting Lou, Chengyuan Ma, Xue Gao, Chiyu Lee, Tomoyuki Fujiyama, Xiaojie Yang, Shuang Zhou, Noriko Hotta-Hirashima, Daniela Klewe-Nebenius, Aya Ikkyu, Miyo Kakizaki, Satomi Kanno, Liqin Cao, Satoru Takahashi, Junmin Peng, Yonghao Yu, Hiromasa Funato*, Masashi Yanagisawa*, Qinghua Liu* (* corresponding authors). Quantitative phosphoproteomic analysis of the
molecular substrates of sleep need. Nature, 558, 435-439, 2018

Satoko Oda, Yousuke Tsuneoka, Sachine Yoshida, Satomi Adachi-Akahane, Masanori Ito, Masaru Kuroda, Hiromasa Funato. Immunolocalization of muscarinic M1 receptor in the rat medial prefrontal cortex. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 526, 1329-1350, 2018

Yousuke Tsuneoka, Sachine Yoshida, Kenkichi Takase, Satoko Oda, Masaru Kuroda, Hiromasa Funato. Neurotransmitters and neuropeptides in gonadal steroid receptor-expressing cells in medial preoptic area subregions of the male mouse. Scientific Reports 7: 9809, 1-16, 2017

Yousuke Tsuneoka, Shinji Tsukahara, Sachine Yoshida, Kenkichi Takase, Satoko Oda, Masaru Kuroda, Hiromasa Funato. Moxd1 is a marker for sexual dimorphism in the medial preoptic area, bed nucleus of the stria terminalis and medial amygdala. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy 1:26, 1-13, 2017

Hiromasa Funato*, Chika Miyoshi, Tomoyuki Fujiyama, Takeshi Kanda, Makito Sato, Zhiqiang Wang, Jing Ma, Shin Nakane, Jun Tomita, Aya Ikkyu, Miyo Kakizaki, Noriko Hotta-Hirashima, Satomi Kanno, Haruna Komiya, Fuyuki Asano, Takato Honda, Staci J. Kim, Kanako Harano, Hiroki Muramoto, Toshiya Yonezawa, Seiya Mizuno, Shinichi Miyazaki, Linzi Connor, Vivek Kumar, Ikuo Miura, Tomohiro Suzuki, Atsushi Watanabe, Manabu Abe, Fumihiro Sugiyama, Satoru Takahashi, Kenji Sakimura, Yu Hayashi, Qinghua Liu, Kazuhiko Kume, Shigeharu Wakana, Joseph S Takahashi, Masashi Yanagisawa* (* corresponding authors). Forward-genetics analysis of sleep in randomly mutagenized mice. Nature, 539, 378-383, 2016

Kenkichi Takase, Yousuke Tsuneoka, Satoko Oda, Masaru Kuroda, Hiromasa Funato. High-fat diet feeding alters olfactory-, social-, and reward-related behaviors of mice independent of obesity. Obesity 24: 886-894, 2016

Yousuke Tsuneoka, Kenichi Tokita, Chihiro Yoshihara, Taiju Amano, Gianluca Esposito, Arthur J Huang, Lily MY Yu, Yuri Odaka, Kazutaka Shinozuka, Thomas J McHugh, Kumi O Kuroda. Distinct preoptic-BST nuclei dissociate paternal and infanticidal behavior in mice. EMBO Journal 34: 2652-2670, 2015

Satoko Oda, Hiromasa Funato, Fumi Sato, Satomi Adachi-Akahane, Masanori Ito, Kenkichi Takase, Masaru Kuroda. A subset of thalamocortical projections to the retrosplenial cortex possesses two vesicular glutamate transporter isoforms, VGluT1 and VGluT2, in axon terminals and somata. Journal of Comparative Neurology 522: 2089–2106, 2014

Gianluca Esposito, Sachine Yoshida*, Ryuko Ohnishi, Yousuke Tsuneoka, Maria del Carmen Rostagno, Susumu Yokota, Shota Okabe, Kazusaku Kamiya, Mikio Hoshino, Masaki Shimizu, Paola Venuti, Takafumi Kikusui, Tadafumi Kato, Kumi O Kuroda (* co-first author). Infant calming responses during maternal carrying in humans and mice. Current Biology 23, 739-745, 2013

Yousuke Tsuneoka, Teppo Maruyama, Sachine Yoshida, Katsuhiko Nishimori, Tadafumi Kato, Michael Numan, Kumi O Kuroda. Functional, anatomical, and neurochemical differentiation of medial preoptic area subregions in relation to maternal behavior in the mouse. Journal of Comparative Neurology 521: 1633-1663, 2013

Hiromasa Funato, Makito Sato, Christopher M. Sinton, Laurent Gautron, S. Clay Williams, Amber Skach, Joel K. Elmquist, Arthur I. Skoultchi, Masashi Yanagisawa. Loss of Goosecoid-like and DiGeorge syndrome critical region 14 in interpeduncular nucleus results in altered regulation of rapid eye movement sleep. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107:18155-18160, 2010

Hiromasa Funato, Allen L. Tsai, Jon T. Willie, Yasushi Kisanuki, S. Clay Williams, Takeshi Sakurai, Masashi Yanagisawa. Enhanced orexin receptor-2 signaling prevents diet-induced obesity and improves leptin sensitivity. Cell Metabolism 9:64-76, 2009