2015

Original articles

 

1 ) Yanagawa, Y., Matsuura, Y., Suzuki, M., Saga, S., Okuyama, H., Fukui, D., Bando, G., Nagano, M., Katagiri, S., Takahashi, Y. and Tsubota, T. 2015. Accessory corpora lutea formation in pregnant Hokkaido sika deer (Cervus nippon) investigated by examination of ovarian dynamics and steroid hormone concentrations. J. Reprod. Dev., 61: 61-66. (doi: 10.1262/jrd.2014-076)

 

2 ) Moustafa, M. A., Lee, K., Taylor, K., Nakao, R., Sashika, M., Shimozuru, M. and Tsubota, T. 2015. Molecular characterization and specific detection of Anaplasma species (AP-sd) in sika deer and its first detection in wild brown bears and rodents in Hokkaido, Japan. Infect. Genet. Evol., 36:  268-274. (doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2015.09.027)

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1) Tsubota, T. 2015. One health and conservation medicine - Development of the Japanese Society of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine for the past 20 years -. Jpn. J. Zoo Wildl. Med., 20: 27-33. (in Japanese).
 

 

2014

Original articles

 

1 ) Paudel, S., Mikota, S. K., Nakajima, C., Gairhe, K. P., Maharjan, B., Thapa, J., Poudel, A., Shimozuru, M., Suzuki, Y. and Tsubota, T. 2014. Molecular characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from elephants of Nepal. Tuberculosis, 94: 287-292. (doi: 10.1016/j.tube.2013.12.008)

 

2 ) Okuyama, M. W., Shimozuru, M. and Tsubota, T. 2014. A genetic method for sex identification of raccoons (Procyon lotor) with using the ZFX and ZFY genes. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 76: 773-775. (doi: 10.1292/jvms.13-0577)

 

3 ) Okuyama, M. W., Shimozuru, M., Yanagawa, Y. and Tsubota, T. 2014. Changes in the immunolocalization of steroidogenic enzymes and the androgen receptor in raccoon (Procyon lotor) testes in association with the seasons and spermatogenesis. J. Reprod. Dev., 60: 155-161. (doi: 10.1262/jrd.2013-122)

 

4 ) Sasaki, M., Amano, Y., Hayakawa, D., Tsubota, T., Ishikawa, H., Mogoe, T., Ohsumi, S., Tetsuka, M., Miyamoto, A., Fukui, Y., Budipitojo, T. and Kitamura, N. 2014. Areolae of the placenta in the Antarctic Minke whale (Balaenoptera bonaerensis). J. Reprod. Dev., 60: 62-67. (doi: 10.1262/jrd.2013-063)

 

5 ) Saengtienchai, A., Ikenaka, Y., Nakayama, S., Mizukawa, H., Kakehi, M., Bortey-Sam, N., Wageh, D., Tsubota, T., Terasaki, M., Poapolathep, A. and Ishizuka, M. 2014. Identification of inter-specific differences in phase II reactions: Determination of metabolites in the urine of 16 mammalian species exposed to environmental pyrene. Environ. Toxicol. Chem., 33: 2062-2069. (doi: 10.1002/etc.2656)

 

6 ) Lee K., Takano, A., Taylor, K., Sashika, M., Shimozuru, M., Konnai, S., Kawabata, H. and Tsubota, T. 2014. A relapsing fever group Borrelia sp. Similar to Borrelia lonestari found among wild sika deer (Cervus Nippon yesoensis) and Haemaphysalis spp. ticks in Hokkaido, Japan. Ticks Tick borne Dis., 5: 841-847. (doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2014.06.006)
 

 

2013

Original articles

 

1 ) Taylor, K. R., Takano, A., Konnai, S., Shimozuru, M., Kawabata, H. and Tsubota, T. 2013. Borrelia miyamotoi infection among wild rodents show age and month independence and correlation with Ixodes persulcatus larval attachment in Hokkaido, Japan. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis., 13: 92-97.

 

2 ) Murase, Y., Konnai, S., Githaka, N., Hidano, A., Taylor, K., Ito, T., Takano, A., Ando, S., Kawabata, H., Tsubota, T., Murata, S. and Ohashi, K. 2013. Prevalence of Lyme borrelia in Ixodes persulcatus ticks from an area with a confirmed case of Lyme disease. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 75: 215-218.

 

3 ) Sasaki, M., Amano, Y., Hayakawa, D., Tsubota, T., Ishikawa, H., Mogoe, T., Ohsumi, S., Tetsuka, M., Miyamoto, A., Fukui, Y., Budipitojo, T. and Kitamura, N. 2013. Structure and steroidogenesis of the placenta in the Antarctic Minke whale (Balaenoptera bonaerensis). J. Reprod. Dev., 59: 159-167.

 

4 ) Shimozuru, M., Iibuchi, R., Yoshimoto, T., Nagashima, A., Tanaka, J. and Tsubota, T. 2013. Pregnancy during hibernation in Japanese black bears: effects on body temperature and blood biochemical profiles. J. Mammal., 94: 618-627. (doi: 10.1644/12-MAMM-A-246.1).

 

5 ) Taylor, K. R., Takano, A., Konnai, S., Shimozuru, M., Kawabata, H. and Tsubota, T. 2013. Differential tick burdens may explain differential Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii infection rates among four, wild, rodent species in Hokkaido, Japan. J. Vet. Med. Sci. 75: 785-790. (doi: 10.1292/jvms.12-0439).

 

6 ) Moustafa, M. A., Ismail, M. N., Mohamed A. S., Ali, A. O. and Tsubota, T. 2013. Hematological and biochemical parameters of free-ranging female Nile monitors in Egypt. J. Wildl. Dis., 49: 750-754.

 

7 ) Okuyama, M. W., Shimozuru, M., Abe, G., Nakai, M., Sashika, M., Shimada, K-I., Takahashi, N., Fukui, D., Nakamura, R. and Tsubota, T. 2013. Timing of puberty and its relationship with body growth and season in male raccoons (Procyon lotor) in Hokkaido. J. Reprod. Dev., 59: 361-367.

 

8 ) Kooriyama, T., Okamoto, M., Yoshida, T., Nishida, T., Tsubota, T., Saito, A., Tomonaga, M., Matsuzawa, T., Akari H., Nishimura, H. and Miyabe-Nishiwaki, T. 2013. Epidemiological study of zoonoses derived from humans in captive chimpanzees. Primates, 54: 89-98. (doi: 10.1007/s10329-012-0320-8)

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Tsubota, T. 2013. Recent status of bear habitation and damage by bears. Journal of the Japanese Veterinary Medical Association, 66: 131-137. (in Japanese).

 

 

2012

Original articles

 

1 ) Kamine, A., Shimozuru, M., Shibata, H. and Tsubota, T. 2012. Effects of intramuscular administration of tiletamine-zolazepam with and without sedative pretreatment on plasma and serum biochemical values and glucose tolerance test results in Japanese black bears (Ursus thibetanus japonicus). Am. J. Vet. Res., 73: 1282-1289.

 

2 ) Weng, Q., Tsubota, T., Dai, M., Tian, Y., Zhang, H., Xu, M., Watanabe, G. and Taya, K. 2012. Immunolocalization of steroidogenic enzymes and its expression during the breeding season in the testes of the wild raccoon dogs (Nyctereutes procyonoides)Anim. Sci. Journal83: 535-542.

 

3 ) Kamine, A., Shimozuru, M., Shibata, H. and Tsubota, T. 2012. Changes in blood glucose and insulin responses to intravenous glucose tolerance tests and blood biochemical values in adult female Japanese black bears (Ursus thibetanus japonicus)Jpn. J. Vet. Res.60: 5-13.

 

4 ) Okuyama W. M., Shimozuru, M., Takahashi, N., Fukui, D., Nakamura, R. and Tsubota, T. 2012. Seasonal changes in spermatogenesis and peripheral testosterone concentration in raccoon (Procyon lotor) in HokkaidoJ. Vet. Med. Sci.74: 727-732.

 

5 ) Jono, M., Kobayashi, Y., Asanuma, T., Tsubota, T. and Sakurai, Y. 2012. Allometric growth and morphology of Steller sea lion fetusesBulletin of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University62: 1-7. (in Japanese).

 

6 ) Kooriyama, T., Hasegawa, H., Shimozuru, M., Tsubota, T., Nishida, T. and Iwaki, T. 2012. Parasitology of five primates in Mahale Mountains National Park, Tanzania. Primates, 53: 365-375.

 

7 ) Shimozuru, M., Kamine, A. and Tsubota, T. 2012. Changes of hepatic genes involved in lipid metabolism during pre-hibernation period in captive adult female Japanese black bears (Ursus thibetanus japonicus)Can. J. Zool.90: 945-954.

 

8 ) Takano, A., Sugimori, C., Fujita, H., Kadosaka, T., Taylor, K. R., Tsubota, T., Konnai, S., Tajima, T., Sato, K., Watanabe, H., Ohnishi, M. and Kawabata, H. 2012. A novel relapsing fever Borrelia sp. infects the salivary glands of the molted hard-bodied tick, Amblyomma geoemydaeTicks and Tick-Borne Disease3: 259-261.

 

9 ) Kooriyama, T., Okamoto, M., Yoshida, T., Nishida, T., Tsubota, T., Saito, A., Tomonaga, M., Matsuzawa, T., Akari, H., Nishimura, H. and Miyabe-Nishiwaki, T. 2012. Epidemiological study of zoonoses derived from humans in captive chimpanzees. Primates54: 89-98.

 

10 ) Takami, K., Watanabe, Y., Tsubota, T., Fukui, D., Onuma, M., Yamamoto, M. and Murata, K. 2012. How to tackle the management of infectious diseases in wild animals. Jpn. J. Zoo Wildl. Med.17: 33-42. (in Japanese).

 

11) Shimozuru, M., Kamine, A. and Tsubota, T. 2012. Changes in expression of hepatic genes involved in energy metabolism during hibernation in captive, adult, female Japanese black bears (Ursus thibetanus japonicus)Comp. Biochem. Physiol. Part B163: 254-261.

 

2011

Original articles

 

1 ) Yamanaka, A., Asano, M., Suzuki, M., Mizoguchi, T., Oi, T., Shimozuru, M. and Tsubota, T. 2011. Evaluation of stored body fat of nuisance-killed Japanese black bears (Ursus thibetanus japonicus)Zool. Sci., 28: 105-111. 

2 ) Ogawa, K., Yamaguchi, K., Suzuki, M., Tsubota, T., Ohya, K. and Fukushi, H. 2011. Genetic characteristics and antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli from Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) in rural JapanJ. Wildl. Dis.47: 261-270. 

3 ) Yamanaka, A., Yamauchi, K., Tsujimoto, T., Mizoguchi, T., Oi, T., Sawada, S., Shimozuru, M. and Tsubota, T. 2011. Estimating the success rate of ovulation and early litter loss rate in the Japanese black bear (Ursus thibetanus japonicus) by examining the ovaries and uteriJpn. J. Vet. Res.59: 31-39. 

4 ) Takano, A., Nakao, M., Masuzawa, T., Takada, N., Yano, Y., Ishiguro, F., Fujita, H., Ito, T., Ma, X., Oikawa, Y., Kawamori, F., Kumagai, K., Mikami, T., Hanaoka, N., Ando, S., Honda, N., Taylor, K., Tsubota, T., Konnai, S., Watanabe, H., Ohnishi, M. and Kawabata, H. 2011. Multi-locus sequence typing of Borrelia garinii isolated from human, ticks, and rodents; Rodents were implicated as the main reservoir host of human pathogenic B. garinii in JapanJ. Clin. Microbiol.49: 2035-2039. 

5 ) Nakashita, R., Suzuki, Y., Akamatsu, F., Sato-Hashimoto, M. and Tsubota, T. 2011. Ecological application of compound-specific stable nitrogen isotope analysis of amino acids - A case study for captive and wild bearsResearches in Organic Geochemistry, 27: 73-79.
 

 

2010

Original articles

 

1 ) Hayakawa, D., Sasaki, M., Suzuki, M., Tsubota, T., Igota, H. & Kitamura, N. 2010. Immunohistochemical localization of steroidogenic enzymes in the testis of the sika deer (Cervus nippon) during developmental and seasonal changes. J. Reprod. Dev.56: 117-123. (doi:10.1262/jrd.09-102T)

2 ) Iibuchi, R., Kamine, A., Shimozuru, M., Nio-Kobayashi, J., Watanabe, G., Taya, K. and Tsubota, T. 2010. Changes in plasma gonadotropins, inhibin and testosterone concentrations and testicular gonadotropin receptor mRNA expression during testicular active, regressive and recrudescent phase in the captive Japanese black bear (Ursus thibetanus japonicus)Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 57: 185-196. 

3 ) Nakagawa, E,, Kobayashi, M., Suzuki, M. & Tsubota, T. 2010. Genetic variation in the harbor seal Phoca vitulina and the spotted seal Phoca largha in Hokkaido, based on mitochondrial DNA cytochrome b sequencesZool. Sci., 27: 263-268. (doi: 10.2108/zsj.27.263)

4 ) Iibuchi, R., Shimozuru, M., Kamine, A., Nio-Kobayashi, J., Iwanaga, T. & Tsubota, T. 2010. Localization of five steroidogenic enzyme mRNAs in Japanese black bear (Ursus thibetanus japonicus) testes during the mating season by in situhybridizationJ. Reprod. Dev., 56: 236-242. (doi:10.1262/jrd.09-188N)

5 ) KUBO, M.,Chiba, E.,Iibuchi, R., Tsubota, T.,Sasaki, M.,Sakai, H. and Yana, T. 2010. Hepatozoon sp. Infection in Hokkaido Brown Bears (Ursus arctos yesoensis). Jpn. J. Zoo Wildl. Med.15: 111-113.

6 ) Adachi, I., Kusuda, S., Nagao, E., Taira, Y., Asano, M., Tsubota, T. and Doi, O. 2010. Fecal steroid metabolites and reproductive monitoring in female Tsushima leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis euptilurus). Theriogenology74: 1499-1503. (doi:10.1016/j.theriogenology.2010.04.031)

 

2009

Original articles

 

1 ) Nakamura, S., Nishii, N., Yamanaka, A., Kitagawa, H., Asano, M., Tsubota, T. and Suzuki, M. 2009. Leptin receptor (Ob-R) expression in the ovary and uterus of wild Japanese black bears (Ursus thibetanus japonicus). J. Reprod. Dev.55: 110-115.

2 ) Yanagawa, Y., Matsuura, Y., Suzuki, M., Saga, S., Okuyama, H., Fukui, D., Bandou, G., Katagiri, S., Takahashi, Y. and Tsubota, T. 2009. Fetal age estimation of Hokkaido Sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis) using ultrasonography during early pregnancyJ. Reprod. Dev.55: 143-148.

3 ) Okano, T., Murase, T., Nakamaura, S., Komatsu, T., Tsubota, T., Asano, M. and Suzuki, M. 2009. Normal sperm morphology and changes of semen characteristics and abnormal morphological spermatozoa among peri-mating seasons in captive Japanese black bears (Ursus thibetanus japonicus)J. Reprod. Dev., 55: 194-199.

4 ) Iibuchi, R., Nakano, N., Nakamura, T., Urashima, T., Shimozuru, M., Murase, T. and Tsubota, T. 2009. Change in body weight of mothers and neonates and in milk composition during denning period in captive Japanese black bears (Ursus thibetanus japonicus)Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 57: 13-22.

5 ) Kubo, M., Okano, T., Tsubota, T., Sakai, H. and Yanai, T. 2009. Muscular sarcocystosis in wild carnivores in Honshu, JapanParasitol. Res., 106: 213-219.

6 ) Nakagawa, E., Kobayashi, M., Suzuki, M. and Tsubota, T. 2009. Growth variation in skull morphology of Kuril harbor seals (Phoca vitulina stejnegeri) and spotted seals (Phoca largha) in Hokkaido, JapanJpn. J. Vet. Res., 57: 147-162.

 

Publication other than original articles

 

1 ) Yamanaka, A., Asano, M., Suzuki, M., Mizoguchi, T., Shimozuru, M. and Tsubota, T. 2009. Is there any relationship between the number of nuisance-killed Japanese black bears (Ursus thibetanus japonicus) and their nutritional condition? Biology of Bear Intrusions: 48-51.

2 ) Tsubota, T., Nakamura, S., Suzuki, M., Kamine, A. and Shimozuru, M. 2009. Physiological and nedocrinological mechanism for body fat accumulation during the pre-hibernation period in the captive Japanese black bear, Ursus thibetanus japonicusBiology of Bear Intrusions: 52-55.

 

2008

Original articles

 

1 ) Kunisue, T., Takayanagi, N., Isobe, T., Takahashi, S., Nakatsu, S., Tsubota, T., Okumoto, K., Bushisue, S., Shindo, K. and Tanabe, S. 2008. Regional trend and tissue distribution of brominated flame retardants and persistent organochlorines in raccoon dogs (Nyctereutes procynoides) from JapanEnvirn. Sci. Technol42: 685-691.

2 ) Nakamura, S., Okano, T., Yoshida, Y., Matsumoto, A., Murase, Y., Kato, H., Komatsu, T., Asano, M., Suzuki, M., Sugiyama, M. and Tsubota, T. 2008. Use of bioelectrical impedance analysis to measure the fat mass of the Japanese black bear (Ursus thibetanus japonicus)Jpn. J. Zoo Wildl. Med13: 15-20.

3 ) Nakamura, S., Okano, T., Shibata, H., Saito, M., Komatsu, T., Asano, M., Sugiyama, M., Tsubota, T. and Suzuki, M. 2008. Relationships among changes of serum leptin concentration, leptin mRNA expression in white adipose tissue (WAT), and WAT fat-cell size in female Japanese black bears (Ursus thibetanus japonicus)Can. J. Zool86: 1042-1049.

4 ) Kubo, M., Uni, S., Agatsuma, T., Nagataki, M., Panciera, R. J., Tsubota, T., Nakamura, S., Sakai, H., Masegi, T. and Yanai, T. 2008. Hepatozoon ursi n. sp. (Apicmplexa: Hepatozoidae) in Japanese black bear (Ursus thibetanus japonicus)Parasitol. Int57: 287-294.

5 ) Tsubota, T., Sato, M., Okano, T., Nakamura, S., Asano, M., Komatsu, T., Shibata, H. and Saito, M. 2008. Annual changes in serum leptin concentrations in the adult female Japanese black bear (Ursus thibetanus japonicus). J. Vet. Med. Sci70: 1399-1403.

6 ) Yanagawa, Y., Matsuura, Y., Suzuki, M., Katagiri, S. & Tsubota, T. 2008. Immunohistochemical localization of the estrogen receptor alpha (ERα) and progesterone receptor (PR) in the uterus of sika deer (Cervus nippon) during pregnancyJpn. J. Vet. Res56: 139-149.

 

2007

Original Articles

 

1 ) Kunisue, T., Takayanagi, N., Tsubota, T. and Tanabe, S. 2007. Persistent organochlorines in raccoon dogs (Nycterutes procynoides) from Japan: Hepatic sequestration of oxychlordane. Chemosphere 66: 203-211.

2 ) Asano, M., Tsubota, T., Komatsu, T., Katayama, A., Okano T. and Nakamura, S. 2007. Immobilization of Japanese black bears (Ursus thibetanus japonicus) with tiletamine hydrochloride and zolazepam hydrochloride. J. Vet. Med. Sci. 69: 433-435.

3 ) Okano, T., Nakamura, S., Komatsu, T., Murase, T., Asano, M. and Tsubota, T. 2007. Ovulation Induction by Administration of Equine and Human Chorionic Gonadotropin in Captive Japanese Black Bears (Ursus thibetanus japonicus). Jpn J. ZooWildl. Med. 12: 61-70.

4 ) Kubo, M., Kobayashi, K., Masegi, T., Sakai, H., Tsubota, T., Asano, M., Itani, M. and Yanai, T. 2007. A case of chondrosarcoma in a freeflying great egret. J.Wildl. Dis. 43: 542-544.

5 ) Fujii, K., Kakumoto, C., Kobayashi, M., Saito, S., Kariya,T.,Watanabe, Y., Xuan, X., Igarashi, I. and Suzuki. M. 2007. Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum in Seals around Hokkaido, Japan. J. Vet. Med. Sci. 69: 393-398.

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Tsubota, T. 2007. A reason why bears do not hibernate? Syohisya-joho, 382: 8-9 (in Japanese)

2 ) Taishi,Y. 2007. On the Comparison of lower second molar between Honshu deer and Ezo deer. Zoo-archaeology 24: 57-63. (in Japanese)

 

2006

Original Articles

 

1 ) Onuma, M. , Suzuki, M. and Ohtaishi , N. 2006. Possible conservation units of the sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) in Sarawak based on variation of mtDNA control region. Jpn. J. Vet.Res., 54: 135-139.

2 ) Fujii, K., Suzuki, M., Era, S., Kobayashi, M. and Ohtaishi, N. 2006. Tracking Kuril harborseals (Phoca vitulina stejnegeri) at Cape Erimo using a new mobile phone telemetry system.Animal Behaviour and Management, 42: 181-189.

3 ) Fujii, K., Sato, H., Kakumoto, C., Kobayashi, M., Saito, S., Kariya, T., Watanabe, Y., Sakoda, Y. , Kai, C., Kida, H. and Suzuki, M. 2006. Seroepidemiological survey of morbillivirus infection in Kuril harbor seals (Phoca vitulina stejnegeri) of Hokkaido, Japan. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 54: 109-117.

4 ) Kobayashi, M., Sasamori, K., Fujii, K., Hoshino, H., Soujyu, T. and Kuboto, T. 2006. Characteristic of use patterns on draft ice of seals in February in the southern Sea of Okhotsk.Bulletin of the Shiretoko Museum, 27: 99-106.

 

2005

Original Articles

 

1 ) Shibata, H., Akahane, R., Honjoh, T., Asano, M., Mominoki, K., Fujii, K., Suzuki, M., Ohtaishi, N., Ishioka, K., Ahamed, M., Soliman, M., Kimura, K. and Saito, M. 2005. Seasonal changes in serum leptin of the feral raccoon (Procyon lotor) determined by canine leptinspecific ELISA. J. Exp. Zool., 303A(7): 527-533.

2 ) Hattori, K., Kawabe, I., Mizuno, W. A. and Ohtaishi, N. 2005. History and status of sea otters, Enhydra lutris along the coast of Hokkaido, Japan. Mammal Study, 30: 41-51.

3 ) Onuma, M., Takahashi, H., Asano, M., Ueno, M., Suzuki, M. and Kaji, K. 2005. The Capture and Chemical Immobilization of Wild Hokkaido Sika Deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis) Jpn. J. Zoo.Wildl. Med., 10: 19-26. (in Japanese).

4 ) Kamiya,S., Takabatake, N., Fujii, K., Okamura, M., Iseki, H., Yokoyama, N. and Igarashi, I. 2005. Protective immunity of blood plasma fraction containing Babesia rodhaini exoantigens in mice. J. Protozool. Res., 15: 29-40.

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Kobayashi, Y., Kariya, T., Watanabe, Y., Hiramatsu, M., Chishima, J., Fujii, K., Nakamitsu, S., Yamagashira, N. and Wada, K. 2005. By-catch and stranding records and measurements data of Kuril seals (Phoca vitulina stejnegeri) in the Cape Nosappu, Japan 1996-2001. Nemuro City Museum of History and Nature, 19: 43-50. (in Japanese).

2 ) Fujii, K., Ishikawa, T.,Watanabe, Y., Saito, S., Nakagawa, E. and Kobayashi, Y. 2005. Tagging and measuring of Harbor seals (Phoca vitulina stejnegeri) in Erimo Cape, Japan. Bulletin of The Erimo Town Museum, 2: 1-8. (in Japanese).

 

2004

Original Articles

 

1 ) Suzuki, M., Yokoyama, M., Onuma, M., Takahashi, H., Yamanaka, M., Okada, H., Ichimura, Y. and Ohtaishi, N. 2004. Significant relationships between the serum leptin concentrations and the conventional fat reserve indices in a wildlife species, Hokkaido sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis Heude, 1884). Wildl. Res., 31 (1): 97-100.

 

2 ) Hayakawa, D., Sasaki, M., Akabane, C., Kitamura, N., Tsubota, T., Suzuki, M. and Yamada, J. 2004. Immunohistochemical localization of steroidogenic enzymes in the testis of Hokkaido sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis). J. Vet. Med. Sci., 66 (11): 1463-1466.

 

3 ) Ichimura, Y., Yamano, H., Takano, T., Koike, S., Kobayashi, Y., Tanaka, K., Ozaki, N., Suzuki, M., Okada, H. and Yamanaka, M. 2004. Rumen microbes and fermentation of wild sika deer on the Shiretoko peninsula of Hokkaido Island, Japan. Ecol. Res., 19 (4): 389-395.

 

4 ) Iinuma, Y., Suzuki, M., Matsuura, Y., Asano, M., Onuma, M. and Ohtaishi, N. 2004. Identification and morphological characteristics of dental neonatal line in sika deer (Cervus nippon).Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 51 (3/4): 161-166.

 

5 ) Iinuma, Y., Tanaka, S., Kawasaki, K., Kuwajima, T., Nomura, H., Suzuki, M. and Ohtaishi, N. 2004. Dental incremental lines in sika deer (Cervus nippon): Polarized light and fluorescence microscopy of ground sections. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 66 (6): 665-669.

 

6 ) Kobayashi, A., Onuma, M., Yokoyama, M., Suzuki, M., Uno, H. and Ohtaishi, N. 2004. Evaluation of fetal growth and estimation of fetal age based on skeletal growth in Hokkaido sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis Heude, 1884). J. Vet. Med. Sci., 66 (12): 1535-1542.

 

7 ) Onuma,M., Takahashi, H., Nakamura, Y. Tanaka,j., Asano,M., Matsui,M., Tsuruga, H. ,Suzuki, M., Kaji, K., and Ohtaishi, N.2004. Chemical immobilization of hokkaido sika deer(Cervus nippon yesoensis)using a lyophilized medetomidine and ketamine mixture. Jpn.J.Zoo.Wildl.Med., 9(2):125-129

 

8 ) Ozaki, N., Suzuki, M. and Ohtaishi, N. 2004. Histological variation in myoepithelial cells and arrectores pilorum muscles among caudal, metatarsal, and preorbital glands in Hokkaido sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis Heude, 1884). J. Vet. Med. Sci., 66 (3): 283-285.

 

9 ) Matsuura, Y., Sakamoto, Y., Sato, K., Takahashi, Y., Suzuki, M. and Ohtaishi, N. 2004. Monitoring of ovarian function and conception by fecal progesterone analysis in sika deer. Ecol. Res., 19 (4): 397-404.

 

10) Matsuura, Y., Sato, K., Suzuki, M. and Ohtaishi, N. 2004. The effects of age, body weight and reproductive status on variations in conception dates and gestation periods in captive sika deer. Mammal Study, 29 (1): 15-20.

 

11) Matsuura, Y., Suzuki, M., Hayakawa, D., Asano, M., Sasaki, M., Kitamura, N., Yamada, J., Tsubota, T. and Ohtaishi, N. 2004. Immunohistochemical localization of steroidogenic enzymes in corpus luteum of wild sika deer during early mating season. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 51 (3/4): 167-172.

 

12) Takahashi, H., Yokoyama, M., Suzuki, M., Onuma, M., Ichimura, Y., Yamanaka, M. and Okada, H. 2004. Measuring the rump fat of the Hokkaido sika deer Cervus nippon. Mammal Study, 29 (2): 175-178.

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Suzuki,M.2004. Topics on population control and intectious disease of Hokkaido sika deer. J. Vet. Epidemiol., 8(1):117-118.

 

2 ) Suzuki,M., Kurosawa,N., Kawakami,S., Sugiyama,M., Hamasaki,S., Mizoguchi,T., and Murata,K. 2004. Ideal practical trainings for zoo and wildlife medicine. Jpn. J. Zoo. Wildl. Med., 9 (1): 57-63.

 

2003

Original Articles

 

1 ) Asano, M., Matoba, Y., Ikeda, T., Suzuki, M. and Ohtaishi, N. (2003) Growth patter and seasonal weight changes of the feral raccoon (Procyon lotor) in Hokkaido, Japan. Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research, 50 (4): 165-173.

 

2 ) Asano, M., Matoba, Y., Ikeda, T., Suzuki, M. and Ohtaishi, N. (2003) Reproductive characteristics of the feral raccoon (Procyon lotor) in Hokkaido, Japan. The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 65 (3): 369-373.

 

3 ) Hattori, K., Burdin, A. M., Onuma, M., Suzuki, M. and Ohtaishi, N. (2003) Sex determination of the sea otter (Enhydra litris) from tissue and dental pulp using PCR amplification. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 81 (1): 52-56.

 

4 ) Hattori, K., Burdin, A. M., Suzuki, M. and Ohtaishi, N. (2003) Age-related change and allometry of skull and canine of sea otter, Enhydra litris. The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 65 (4): 439-447.

 

5 ) Satoh, Y., Mano, T., Tsuruga, H., Masuda, R., Matsuhashi, T., Onuma, M., Suzuki, M. and Ohtaishi, N. (2003) Polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) method fro mtDNA typing in Hokkaido brown bear (Ursus arctos yesoensis). Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research, 50 (4): 195-199.

 

6 ) Suzuki, M., Ushijima, N., Mukaida, A., Sawa, Y., Yoshida, S. and Sekikawa, M. (2003) Plastic cast and confocal laser scanning microscopy applied to observation of enamel tubules in red kangaroo. Anatomical Science International, 78 (1): 53-61.

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Suzuki, M. (2003) Prion disease in cervid species - chronic wasting disease (CWD) - Part 1. Chikusan-no-Kenkyuu, 57(6): 664-670. (in Japanese)

 

2 ) Suzuki, M. (2003) Surveillance of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Canada. Journal ofVeterinary Medicine, 56(8): 639-643. (in Japanese)

 

2002

Original Articles

 

1 ) Iinuma, Y., Suzuki, M., Yokoyama, M., Tanaka-Nakamura, Y., and Ohtaishi, N. 2002. Daily incremental lines in sika deer (Cervus nippon) dentin. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 64: 791-795.

 

2 ) Ishinazaka, T., Suzuki, M., Mizuno, A. W., Harada, N., Mason, J. I., and Ohtaishi, N. 2002. Immunohistochemical localization of steroidogenic enzymes and prolactin receptors in the corpus luteum and placenta of spotted seals (Phoca largha) during late pregnancy. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 64: 329-333.

 

3 ) Mahamut, H., Masuda, R., Onuma, M., Takahashi, M., Nagata, J., Suzuki, M., and Ohtaishi, N. 2002. Molecular phylogeography of the red deer (Cervus elaphus) in Xinjiang China: comparison with other Asian, European, and North America populations. Zool. Sci., 19: 485-495.

 

4 ) Mahamut, H., Suzuki, M., Ganzorig, S., Tomur, A., Abdukadir, A. and Ohtaishi, N. 2002. The present status of the Tarim red deer in Xinjiang, China. Biosphere Conservation, 4: 79-86.

 

5 ) Matoba, Y., Asano, M., Masubuchi, H. and Asakawa, M. 2002. First records of the Genera Eimeria and Isospora (Protozoa: Eimeriidae) obtained from feral raccoons (Procyon lotor) alien species in Japan and prevalence of serum antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii among the raccoons. Jpn. J. Zoo Wildl. Med., 7: 87-90.

 

6 ) Mizuno, A. 2002. Assessment of seasonal abundance of the spotted seal (Phoca largha) from incidental takes in fishing nets along the Notsuke Peninsula, Hokkaido. Mammal Study, 27: 135-136.

 

7 ) Mizuno, A. W. and Ohtaishi, N. 2002. Cranial features of the spotted seal, Phoca largha, in the Nemuro Strait, considering age effects. J. Vet. Med. Sci. 64: 137-144.

 

8 ) Mizuno, A. W., Akihiko, W., Tsuyoshi, I., Kaoru H., Yukiko, W. and Ohtaishi, N. 2002. Distribution and abundance of spotted seals Phoca largha and ribbon seals Phoca fasciata in the southern Sea of Okhotsk. Ecological Research, 17: 79-96.

 

9 ) Nakaoka, T., Hoshino, H., Watanabe, Y. and Hattori, K. 2002. The records of the seabirds on Shikotan Island and Habomai Islands. The Memoirs of the Preparative Office of Nemuro Municipal Museum, 16: 5-14.

 

10) Onuma, M., Suzuki, M., Uchida, E., Niiyama, M., and Ohtaishi, N. 2002. Annual Changes in fecal estradiol-17 concentrations of the sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) in Sarawak, Malaysia. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 64: 309-313.

 

11) Onuma,M. 2002. Daily ranging patterns of proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) in coastal area of Sarawak, Malaysia. Mammal Study, 27: 141-144.

 

12) Takahashi, H., Kaji, K., Yoshida, M., Tsuruga, H., Kurumada, T., Suzuki, M. and Onuma, M. 2002. Improvements of the Alpine Capture Systems cloth trap for capturing deer. Honyurui Kagaku (Mammal Science), 42: 45-51. (in Japanese)

 

2001

Original Articles

 

1 ) Ishinazaka, T., Suzuki, M., Yamamoto, Y., Isono, T., Harada, N., Mason, J. I., Watabe, M., Tsunokawa, M. and Ohtaishi, N. 2001. Immunohistochemical localization of steroidogenic enzymes in the corpus luteum and the placenta of the ribbon seal (Phoca fasciata) and Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus). J. Vet. Med. Sci. 63:955-959.

 

2 ) Kobayashi, M. 2001. Annual cycle of the speckle pattern on the carapace of immature hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) in Cuba. Amphibia Reptilia 22: 1-8.

 

3 ) Mahmut, H., Ganzorig, S., Onuma, M., Masuda, R., Suzuki, M. and Ohtaishi, N. 2001. A Preliminary Study on the Genetic Diversity of Xinjiang Tarim Red Deer (Cervus elaphus yarkandensis) Using Microsatellite DNA Method. Jpn. J. Vet. Res. 49:231-237

 

4 ) Mizuno, A. W., Suzuki, M. and Ohtaishi, N. 2001. Distribution of the spotted seal Phoca largha along the coast of Hokkaido, Japan. Mammal Study 26: 109-118.

 

5 ) Murakami, T., Yamanaka, M., Okada, H. and Ohtaishi, N. 2001. ?An assessment of traffic volume impacts on brown bear movements near roads in Shiretoko National Park, Hokkaido, Japan. Biosphere Conservation 3:89-95.

 

6 ) Onuma M., Suzuki M. and Ohtaishi N. 2001. Reproductive pattern of the Sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) in Sarawak, Malaysia. J. Vet. Med. Sci. 63:293-297.

 

7 ) Suzuki, M., Kamewaka, Y., Yamanaka, M., Iwanaga, T. and Ohtaishi, N. 2001. Expression of prolactin receptor (PRL-R) mRNA in the caudal gland of Hokkaido sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis Heude, 1884). Can. J. Zool. 79:416-419.

 

8 ) Suzuki, M., Nakamura, Y., Onuma, M., Tanaka, J., Takahashi, H., Kaji, K. and Ohtaishi, N. 2001. Acid-base status and blood gas arterial values in free-ranging sika deer hinds immobilized with medetomidine and ketamine. J. Wildl. Dis. 37:366-369.

 

9 ) Suzuki, M., Onuma, M., Yokoyama, M., Kaji, K., Yamanaka, M. and Ohtaishi, N. 2001. Size, sexual dimorphism, and seasonal weight fluctuations in a larger sika deer subspecies, Hokkaido sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis Heude, 1884). Can. J. Zool. 79:154-159.

 

10) Yokoyama M., Onuma M., Suzuki M. and Kaji K. 2001. Seasonal fluctuations of body condition in northern sika deer on Hokkaido Island, Japan. Acta Theriol. 46:419-428.

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Ohtaishi, N., Murakami, T., Hattori, K., Ishinazaka, T. and Grigoryev, E. M. 2001. Biodiversity of Kunashiri, Etorofu, Habomai and Shikotan Islands. In: UNESCO/MAB-IUCN Workshop: Nature Conservation Cooperation on Kunashiri, Iturup, Shikotan and Habomai Islands (Agura, Y. ed.). Japanese Coordinating Committee for MAB and Biodiversity Network Japan, Yokohama, Japan, pp 36-45.

 

2000

Original Articles

 

1 ) Kobayashi, M. 2000. An analysis of the growth based on the size and age distribution of the hawksbill sea turtle inhabiting Cuban waters. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 48, 129-135.

 

2 ) Kobayashi, M. 2000. Relationship between the existence of barnacles and brightness or size on the carapace of the hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata). Current Herpetol., 19, 91-96.

 

3 ) Murakami, T., and Ohtaishi, N. 2000. Current distribution of the endemic sable and introduced Japanese marten in Hokkaido. Mammal Study, 25, 149-152.

 

4 ) Yokoyama, M., Kaji, K., and Suzuki, M. 2000. Food habits of sika deer and nutritional value of sika deer diets in eastern Hokkaido, Japan. Ecol. Res., 15, 345-355.

 

5 ) Yokoyama, M., Uno, H., Suzuki, M., Kaji, K., and Ohtaishi, N. 2000. Indices for nutritional condition and thresholds for winter survival in sika deer in Hokkaido, Japan. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 48, 119-127.

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Ishinazaka, T. 2000. Steller sea lions and seals of Shiretoko. In: Mammals of Shiretoko I, pp164-205, Shiretoko Museum Ed., Hokkaido Shinbun Press, Sapporo. (in Japanese)

 

2 ) Sheng, H., Ohtaishi, N., and Lu, H. 2000. The mammals of China. China Forestry Publishing House, Beijing, China. 297pp. (Japanese version)

 

3 ) Suzuki, M. 2000. Hokkaido sika deer. In: Mammals of Shiretoko I, pp27-48, Shiretoko Museum Ed., Hokkaido Shinbun Press, Sapporo. (in Japanese)

 

1999

Original articles

 

1 ) Suzuki, M., Gemmell, R. and Yoshida, Y. 1999. Vimentin localisation in tooth germ cells of two marsupial species, the northern brown bandicoot, Isoodon macrourus , and the brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula. Acta Anat. Nippon . 74 ( 2 ) : 191-196.

 

2 ) Ishinazaka, T. and Endo, T. 1999. The reproductive status of Steller sea lions in the Nemuro Strait, Hokkaido, Japan. Biosphere Conserv . 2 : 11-19.

 

3 ) Tsuruga, H., Suzuki, M., Takahashi, H., Jinma, K., and Kaji, K. 1999. Immobilization of sika deer with medetomidine and ketamine, and antagonism by atipamezole. J Wildl. Dis. 35 ( 4 ) : 774-778.

 

4 ) Ebata, N., Sawa, Y., Ashikaga, Y., Yamaoka, Y., Suzuki, M., Totsuka, Y. and Yoshida, S. 1999. Lymphatic endothelium of human tongue expresses multiple leukocyle adheasion molecules. Tissue Cell 31 (1 ) : 34-38.

 

5 ) Sawa, Y., Shibata, K., Braithwaite, M., Suzuki, M., and Yoshida, S. 1999. Expression of immunoglobulin subfamily members on the lympAatic endothelium of inflamed human small intestine. Microvasc. Res. 57 : 100-106.

 

6 ) Sawa, Y., Yamaoka, Y., Ebata, N., Ashikaga, Y., Kim, T., Suzuki, M., and Yoshida, S. 1999. Immunohistochemical study on leukocyle adhesion molecules express on the lymphatic endotherium. Microvasc. Res . 57 : 292-297.

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Suzuki, M. 1999. A review on capture myopathy. Mammal. Sci . 39 ( I ) : 1-8. (in Japanese)

 

2 ) Ishinazaka, T. 1999. Reproductive as-pects and population dynamics of Steller sea lions. In : Ohtaishi, N. and Wada, K. Eds. Migratory ecology and conservation of Steller sea lions . pp59-78. Tokai Uni-versity Press, Tokyo. (in Japanese with English summary)

 

3 ) Halik, M., Ohtaishi, N., Abdukadir, A. and Hayashida, E. 1999. Characteristics of mammalian fauna and its distribution in the Kanas National Nature Reserve in Xinjian Altai, China. In : Cheni, M. and Sheyhidin, I. Eds. Modern Research in High-technology . pp118-124,, Japan Slick Road Club, Tokyo. (in Japanese with English summary)

 

4 ) Mizuno, A. 1999. Infant mortality of northern fur seals, Callorhinus ursinus , in Bering Island, Russia-A case study of the hookworm, Uncinaria lucasi- In : Ohtaishi, N. and Wada, K. Eds. Migratory ecology and conservation of Steller sea lions . pp351-363. Tokai University Press, Tokyo. (in Japanese with English summary)

 

5 ) Kondo, N. and Hattori, K. 1999. Two sea otters captured in Nemuro. The memoirs of the preparative 017Zce of Nemuro Municipal Museum, 13 : 71-75. (in Japanese with English abstract)

 

6 ) Sheng, H. Ohtaishi, N. and Lu, H. 1999. The mammals of China, China Forestry Publishing House, Beijing, China. 297pp. (English version and Chinese version)

 

1998

Original articles

 

1 ) Takahashi, M., Masuda, R., Uno, H., Yokoyama, M., Suzuki, M., Yoshida, M. and Ohtaishi, N. 1998. Sexing of carcass remains of the sika deer (Cervus nippon) using PCR amplification of the Sry Gene. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 60: 713-716

 

2 ) Murakami, R., Mano, T. 1998. Improvement of errors in radiotelemetry Locations of brown bears, Ursus arctos, in Hokkaido, Japan. Mammal Study. 23: 41-48

 

3 ) Morita, K., Maeda, Y., Masuda, M., Kazusaka, A., Imaoka, S., Funae, Y. and Fujita, S. 1998. Strain differences in CYP3A-mediated C-8 hydroxylation (1,3,7-trimethyluric acid formation) of caffeine in Wistar and Dark Agoutirats. Biochem. Pharmacol. 55: 1405-1411

 

4 ) Tasaki, T., Nakamura, A., Itoh, S., Ohashi, K., Yamamoto, Y., Masuda, M., Iwata, H., Kazusaka, A., Kamataki, T. and Fujita, S. 1998. Expression and characterization of dog CYP2D15 using baculovirus expression system. J. Biochem. 123: 162-168

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Ohtaishi, N. 1998. Morphology of the Mammals. University of Tokyo Press, Tokyo, Japan. pp.163 (in Japanese)

 

2 ) Ohtaishi, N., Ibe, M. and Masuda, T. ed. 1998. Managing Wildlife Road Collisions. Hoddaido Univ. Press, Sapporo, Japan. pp.191 (in Japanese)

 

3 ) Ohtaishi, N. and Homma, H. 1998. Yeso Deer to the Table - Investigation into Effective Utilization of Sika-deer in Hokkaido. Maruzen Planet Press, Tokyo Japan. pp. 215 (in Japanese)

 

1997

Original articles

 

1 ) Ishizuka, M., Yoshino, S., Yamamoto, Y., Yamamoto, H., Imaoka, S., Funae, Y., Masuda, M., Iwata, H., Kazusaka, A. and Fujita S.: Isozyme selective alterations of the expression of cytochrome P450 during regeneration of male rat liver following partial hepatectomy. Xenobiotica, 27, 923-931 (1997).

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Ohtaishi, N. 1997. Wildlife and wildlife veterinary. J. Vet. Med., 50: 20-24 (in Japanese).

 

2 ) Masuda, M. 1997. Ecological impact of pesticides on wildlife. J. Vet. Med., 50: 259-263 (in Japanese).

 

1996

Original articles

 

1 ) Suzuki, M., Kaji, K. and Ohtaishi, N. 1996. Gestational age determination, variation of conception date, and external fetal development of Sika deer (Cerous nippon yesoensis Heude, 1884) in eastern Hokkaido. J. Vet, Med Sci., 58: 505-509.

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Ohtaishi, N. 1996. The necessity for management of wildlife population: The future course of veterinary medicine for wildlife. Jpn. J. Zoo Wild. Med. , 1: 2-7 (in Japanese) .