Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide neurons of the ventromedial hypothalamus project to the midbrain central gray. Fumihiko Maekawa, Ken Fujiwara, Shinji Tsukahara and Toshihiko Yada Neuroreport, 17, 221-224, 2006
Sex differences in the level of Bcl-2 family proteins and caspase-3 activation in the sexually dimorphic nuclei of the preoptic area in postnatal rats. Shinji Tsukahara, Masaki Kakeyama and Yuki Toyofuku J. Neurobiol. 2006, in press
Increased hippocampal mRNA expression of neuronal synaptic plasticity related genes in mice chronically exposed to toluene at a low-level human occupational-exposure. Sohel Ahmed, Tin-Tin-Win-Shwe, Shoji Yamamoto, Shinji Tsukahara, Naoki Kunugita, Keiichi Arashidani and Hidekazu Fujimaki Neurotoxicology 2006, in press
Inhalation of low-level formaldehyde increases the Bcl-2/Bax expression ratio in the hippocampus of immunologically sensitized mice. Shinji Tsukahara, Shoji Yamamoto, Tin-Tin-Win-Shwe, Sohel Ahmed, Naoki Kunugita, Keiichi Arashidani and Hidekazu Fujimaki Neuroimmunomodulation 2006, in press
Increased Fos immunoreactivity in suprachiasmatic nucleus before luteinizing hormone surge in estrogen-treated ovariectomized female rats. Shinji Tsukahara Neuroendocrinology 2006, in press
Tsukahara S, Tanaka S, Ishida K, Hoshi N & Kitagawa H: Age-related change and its sex differences in histoarchitecture of the hypothalamic suprachiasmatic nucleus of F344/N rats. Experimental Gerontology,40, 147-155, 2005.
Maekawa F, Tsukahara S, Tanaka K & Ohki-Hamazaki H: Distributions of two chicken bombesin receptors, bombesin receptor subtype-3.5 (chBRS-3.5) and gastrin-releasing peptide receptor (chGRP-R) mRNAS in the chicken telencephalon. Neuroscience, 125, 569-582, 2004.
Tsukahara S, Inami K, Maekawa F, Kakeyama M, Yokoyama T, Yuji M, Kitagawa H, Kannan Y & Yamanouchi K: Postnatal apoptosis, development, and sex difference in the lateral septum of rats. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 475, 177-187, 2004.