2016

Original articles

 

1 ) Huang, W., Kang, S. S., Nagai, K., Yanagawa, Y., Takahashi, Y. and Nagano, M. 2016. Mitochondrial activity during pre-maturational culture in in vitro-grown bovine oocytes related to maturational and developmental competences. Reprod. Fertil. Dev., 28: 349-356. (doi: 10.1071/RD14023)

 

2 ) Nagai, K., Yanagawa, Y., Katagiri, S. and Nagano, M. 2016. The relationship between antral follicle count in a bovine ovary and developmental competence of in vitro-grown oocytes derived from early antral follicles. Biomedical Research, 37: 63-71. (doi: http://doi.org/10.2220/biomedres.37.63)

 

3 ) Shirozu, T., Sasaki, K., Kawahara, M., Yanagawa, Y., Nagano, M., Yamauchi, N. and Takahashi, M. 2016. Expression dynamics of bovine MX genes in the endometrium and placenta during early to mid-pregnancy. J. Reprod. Dev., 62: 29-35. (10.1262/jrd.2015-086)

 

4 ) Fukui, D., Nakamura, M., Yamaguchi, T., Takenaka, M., Murakami, M., Yanai, T., Fukushi, H., Yanagida, K., Bando, G., Matsuno, K., Nagano, M. and Tsubota, T. 2016. An epizootic of emerging novel avian pox in carrion crows (Corvus corone) and large-billed crows (Corvus macrorhynchos) in Japan. J. Wildl. Dis., 52: 230-241. (doi: 10.7589/2015-07-172)

 

5 ) Kato, S., Yanagawa, Y., Matsuyama, R., Suzuki, M. and Sugimoto, C. 2016. Molecular identification of cryptosporidium deer genotype in Hokkaido sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis) in Hokkaido, Japan. Parasitol. Res., 115: 1463–1471. (doi: 10.1007/s00436-015-4880-6)

 

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 yesoensis) investigated by examination of ovarian dynamics and steroid hormone concentrations. J. Reprod. Dev., 61: 61-66. (doi: 10.1262/jrd.2014-076)

 

2 ) Kang, S. S., Koyama, K., Huang, W., Yanagawa, Y., Takahashi, Y. and Nagano, M. 2015. Addition of D-penicillamine, hypotaurine, and epinephrine (PHE) mixture to IVF medium maintains motility and longevity of bovine sperm and enhances stable production of blastocysts in vitro. J. Reprod. Dev., 61: 99-105. (doi: 10.1262/jrd.2014-112)

 

3 ) Kang, S.S., Ofuji, S., Imai, K., Huang, W., Koyama, K., Yanagawa, Y., Takahashi, Y. and Nagano, M. 2015. The efficacy of well of the well (WOW) culture system on development of bovine embryos in a small group and the effect of number of adjacent embryos on their development. Zygote, 23: 412-415. (doi: 10.1017/S096719941400001X)

 

4 ) Kanno, C., Kang, S. S., Kitade, Y., Yanagawa, Y., Takahashi, Y. and Nagano, M. 2015. Simultaneous evaluation of plasma membrane integrity, acrosomal integrity, and mitochondrial membrane potential in bovine spermatozoa by flowcytometry. Zygote, 24: 529-536. (doi: 10.1017/S0967199415000490)

 

5 ) Nagai, K., Yanagawa, Y., Katagiri, S. and Nagano, M. 2015. Fertilizability of oocytes derived from Holstein cows having different antral follicle counts in ovaries. Anim. Reprod. Sci., 163: 172-178. (doi: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2015.11.009)

 

6 ) Nagatomo, H., Akizawa, H., Sada, A., Kishi, Y., Yamanaka, K., Takuma, T., Sasaki, K., Yamauchi, N., Yanagawa, Y., Nagano, M., Kono, T., Takahashi, M. and Kawahara, M. 2015. Comparing spatial expression dynamics of bovine blastocyst under three different procedures: in-vivo, in-vitro, and somatic cell nuclear transfer embryos. Jap. J. Vet. Res., 63: 159-171. (doi: 10.14943/jjvr.63.4.159)

 

7 ) Bo, M., Masaki, T., Nagano, M., Yanagawa, Y., Mitani, T., Ueda, K. and Kondo, S. 2015. Effect of substitution of highly-digestible fiber of beet pulp for corn grain starch in concentrate on energy balance and recovery of ovarian function in early lactating dairy cows. Hokkaido Journal of Livestock and Grassland Science, 3: 45-53.

 

2014

Original articles

 

1 ) Huang, W., Nagano, M., Kang, S. S., Yanagawa, Y. and Takahashi, Y. 2014. Prematurational Culture with 3-Isobutyl-1-methylxanthine Synchronizes Meiotic Progression of the Germinal Vesicle Stage and Improves Nuclear Maturation and Embryonic Development in In Vitro-grown Bovine Oocytes. J. Reprod. Dev., 60: 9-13. (doi: 10.1262/jrd.2013-082)

 

2 ) Kobayashi, K., Asano, M., Yanagawa, Y., Haneda, S. and Matsui, M. 2014. An attempt to induce antibody production for immunocontraception in the Hokkaido sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis) by immunization with a porcine zona pellucida synthetic peptide. Mamm. Study, 39: 59-64. (doi: 10.3106/041.039.0110)

 

3 ) Koyama, K., Kang, S. S., Huang, W., Yanagawa, Y., Takahashi, Y. and Nagano, M. 2014. Estimation of the optimal timing of fertilization for embryo development of in vitro-matured bovine oocytes based on the times of nuclear maturation and sperm penetration. J.Vet. Med. Sci., 76: 653-659. (doi: 10.1292/jvms.13-0607)

 

4 ) Koyama, K., Kang, S. S., Huang, W., Yanagawa, Y., Takahashi, Y. and Nagano, M. 2014. Aging-related changes in in vitro-matured bovine oocytes: Oxidative stress, mitochondrial activity and ATP content after nuclear maturation. J. Reprod. Dev., 60: 136-142. (doi: 10.1262/jrd.2013-115)

 

5 ) 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)

 

6 ) Huang, W., Kang, S. S., Yanagawa, Y., Yang, Y., Takahashi, Y. and Nagano, M. 2014. Effects of in vitro-growth culture duration on fertilizability of bovine growing oocytes and proliferation of cells surrounding oocytes. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 62: 135-141. (doi: 10.14943/jjvr.62.3.135)

 

7 ) Tulake, K., Yanagawa, Y., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S., Higaki, S., Koyama, K., Wang, X. and Li, H. 2014. Effects of ovarian storage condition on in vitro maturation of Hokkaido sika deer (Cervus nippon yesoensis) oocytes. Jpn. J. Vet. Res. 62: 187-192. (doi: 10.14943/jjvr.62.4.187)

 

2013

Original articles

 

1 ) Higaki, S., Nagano, M., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2013. Effects of parity and litter size on the energy contents and immunoglobulin G concentrations of Awassi ewe colostrum. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences., 37: 109-112.

 

2 ) Iori, R., Gunji, Y., Hishinuma, M., Nagano, M., Takada T. and Higaki S. 2013. Reproductive biology of the coypu Myocastor coypus (Rodentia: Myocastoridae) in western Japan. Zoologia, 30: 130-134.

 

3 ) Huang, W., Nagano, M., Kang, S. S., Yanagawa, Y. and Takahashi, Y. 2013. Effects of in vitro growth culture duration and pre-maturation culture on maturational and developmental competences of bovine oocytes derived from early antral follicles. Theriogenology, 80: 793-799.

 

4 ) Fukui, D., Nagano, M., Nakamura, R., Bando, G., Nakata, S., Kosuge, M., Sakamoto, H., Matsui, M., Yanagawa, Y. and Takahashi, Y. 2013. The effects of frequent electroejaculation on the semen characteristics of a captive Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica). J. Reprod. Dev., 59: 491-495.

 

5 ) Higaki, S., Fujii, H., Nagano, M., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2013. Cryopreservation of zebrafish (Danio rerio) primordial germ cells by vitrification of yolk-intact and yolk-depleted embryos using various cryoprotectant solutions. Cryobiology, 67: 374-382.

 

6 ) Nagano, M., Kang, S. S., Koyama, K., Huang, W., Yanagawa, Y. and Takahashi, Y. 2013. In vitro maturation system for individual culture of bovine oocytes using micro-volume multi-well plate. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 61: 149-154.

 

2012

Original articles

 

1 ) Uchikura, K., Nagano, M. and Hishinuma, M. 2012. Prediction of maturational competence of feline oocytes using supravital staining of cumulus cells by propidium iodide. Zygote, 20: 333-337.

 

Publications other than original article

 

1 ) Takahashi, Y. 2012. Chapter 5-2, Fertilization. Chapter 5-3, Embryo development and implantation. Chapter 7-3, Embryo transfer. In: Textbook of Theriogenology, 4th Edition. Eds. Nakao T., Tsumagari, S. and Katagiri, S. Buneido Pub. Co. Ltd., Tokyo, pp. 142-161, 236-248. (in Japanese).

2 ) Nagano, M. 2012. Chapter 7-4, In vitro fertilization. In: Textbook of Theriogenology, 4th Edition. Eds. Nakao T., Tsumagari, S. and Katagiri, S. Buneido Pub. Co. Ltd., Tokyo, pp. 248-258. (in Japanese).

3 ) Yanagawa, Y. 2012. Chapter 20, Evaluation methods of reproductive condition. In: Wildlife Management –Theories and Techniques- Eds. Hayama S., Miura S., Kaji K. and Suzuki M. Buneido Pub. Co. Ltd., Tokyo, pp. 283-295. (in Japanese).

 

2011

Original articles

 

1 ) Uchikura, K., Nagano, M. and Hishinuma, M. 2011. The effect of ovarian status and follicular diameter on maturational ability of domestic cat oocytes. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 73: 561-566. 

2 ) Sahashi, Y., Otsuki, T., Higaki, S., Nagano, M., Yamashita, Y. and Hishinuma, M. 2011. Effect of butylated hydroxytoluene on dog sperm longevity in chilling storage and cryopreservation. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 73: 895-899. 

3 ) Elsheikh, A. S., Takahashi, Y. and Kanagawa, H. 2011. DNA topoisomerase II enzyme activity appears in mouse sperm heads after fertilization. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 10: 9522-9527. 

 

Publication other than original articles

 

1 ) Takahashi, Y. 2011. Embryo transfer in cattle. In: The History of Livestock Technology, pp. 62-69, Japan Livestock Technology Association, Tokyo. (in Japanese) 

 

2010

Original articles

 

1 ) Higaki, S., Eto, Y., Kawakami, Y., Yamaha, E., Kagawa, N., Kuwayama, M., Nagano, M., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2010. Production of fertile zebrafish (Danio rerio) possessing germ cells (gametes) originated from primordial germ cells recovered from vitrified embryosReproduction 139: 733-740. (doi: 10.1530/REP-09-0549)

2 ) Higaki,S., Fujii, H., Nagano, M., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2010. Measurement of pO2 in cultured mouse oocytes using electron paramagnetic resonance oximetryBiomed. Res., 31: 165-168. (doi:10.2220/biomedres.31.165)

3 ) Higaki, S., Mochizuki, K., Akashi, Y., Yamaha, E., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2010. Cryopreservation of primordial germ cells by rapid freezing of whole zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryosJ. Reprod. Dev., 56: 212-218. (doi:10.1262/jrd.09-136E)

4 ) Yoshizawa, M., Ulloa, C. M. U., Hufana-Duran, D., Atabay, E., Duran, P. G., Cruz, L. C., Kanai,Y. and Takahashi, Y. 2010. Incidence of chromosomal abnormalities in earlstage river buffalo embryos derived from in vitro fertilizationJ. Mamm. Ova Res., 27: 157-160. 

5 ) Shah, S., Nagano, M., Yamashita, Y. and Hishinuma, M. 2010. Microencapsulation of canine sperm and its preservation at 4 ?CTheriogenology, 73: 560-567. (doi:10.1016/j.theriogenology.2009.09.034)

6 ) Uchikura, K., Nagano, M. and Hishinuma, M. 2010. Evaluation of follicular development and oocyte quality in prepubertal catsReprod. Domest. Anim., 45: e405-e411. (doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0531.2010.01590.x) 

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Nagano, M. and Katagiri, S. 2010. Structure, physiology and pathology of cells. In: Textbook of Embryo Transfer and In Vitro fertilization in Cattle, pp. 34-39, Takahashi, Y. ed., LIAJ and AIAJ, Tokyo. (in Japanese).

2 ) Katagiri, S. and Nagano, M. 2010. Growth of follicles and oocytes. In: Textbook of Embryo Transfer and In Vitro fertilization in Cattle, pp. 40-52, Takahashi, Y. ed., LIAJ and AIAJ, Tokyo. (in Japanese).

3 ) Takahashi, Y. and Nagai, T. 2010. Fertilization. In: Textbook of Embryo Transfer and In Vitro fertilization in Cattle, pp. 53-58. Takahashi, Y. ed., LIAJ and AIAJ, Tokyo. (in Japanese).

4 ) Takahashi, Y. 2010. Handling and preservation of embryos. In: Textbook of Embryo Transfer and In Vitro fertilization in Cattle, pp.76-88. Takahashi, Y. ed., LIAJ and AIAJ, Tokyo. (in Japanese).

5 ) Takahashi, Y. and Tominaga, K. 2010. Cryopreservation of embryos. In: Textbook of Embryo Transfer and In Vitro fertilization in Cattle, pp. 88-100. Takahashi, Y. ed., LIAJ and AIAJ, Tokyo. (in Japanese).

 

2009

Original articles

 

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

2 ) Matsuu, A., Hashizume, T., Kanda, T., Nagano, M., Sugiyama, S., Okamoto, Y. and Hikasa, Y. 2009. A case of persistent m?llerian duct syndrome with sertoli cell tumor and hydrometra in a dogJ. Vet. Med. Sci., 71: 379-381.

3 ) Mito, T., Yoshioka, K., Nagano, M., Suzuki, C., Yamashita, S. and Hoshi, H. 2009. Transforming growth factor-α in a defined medium during in vitro maturation of porcine oocytes improves their developmental competence and intracellular ultrastructureTheriogenology, 72: 841-850.

4 ) Higaki, S., Mochizuki, K., Baba, H., Akashi, Y., Yamaha, E., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2009. Feasibility of cryopreservation of zebrafish (Danio rerio) primordial germ cells by whole embryo freezingJpn. J. Vet. Res., 57: 119-128.

 

2008

Original articles

 

1) Nagano, M., Uchikura, K., Takahashi, Y. and Hishinuma, M. 2008. Effect of duration of in vitro maturation on nuclear maturation and fertilizability of feline oocytes. Therigenology, 69: 231-236.

2) Hufana-Duran, D., Pedro, P. B., Salazar, A. L. Jr., VEnturina, H. V., Duran, P. G., Takahashi, Y., Kanai, Y. and Cruz, L. C. 2008. Twin calf production in water buffaloes following non-surgical transfer of in-vitro-produced vitrified embryos. Philippine J. Sci, 137: 99-104.

3) Yanagawa, Y., Matsuura, Y., Suzuki, M., Katagiri, S. and Tsubota, T. 2008. Immunohistochemical localization of the estrogen receptor alpha (ERα) and progesterone receptor (PR) in the uterus of sika deer (Cervus nippon) during pregnancy. Jpn. J. Vet. Res, 56: 139-149.

4) Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2008. A progestin-based treatment with a high dose of estradiol benzoate normalizes cyclic changes in endometrial EGF concentrations and restores fertility in repeat breeder cows. J. Reprod. Dev, 54: 473-479.

5 ) Takahashi, Y., Fujikawa, E., Hagiwara, A., Nagano, M., Katagiri, S., Miyamura, M. and Hamano, S. 2008. Thawing and handling of in-vitro-produced bovine blastocysts frozen with glycerol and sucrose. Bull. Soc. Hokkaido Bovine ET, 27: 22-26. (in Japanese).

6 ) Kuerban, T., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S., Higaki, S. and Koyama, K. 2008. Effects of storage temperature and time of ovary transportation on in vitro maturation of oocytes of wild Sika deer (Cervus nippon Temminck). J. Xinjiang Agric. Univ, 31: 63-66. (in Chinese).

 7 ) Kuerban, T. and Takahashi, Y. 2008. Tentative experiment of freezing and preservation of epididymis caudal sperms of wild Cervus nipponJ. Economic Animal, 12: 128-130. (in Chinese).

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Kuerban, T. and Takahashi, Y. 2008. Status of research on deer external fertilization technique. China Anim. Husband. Vet. Med, 35: 131-134. (in Chinese).

 

2007

Original articles

 

1 ) Kawashima, C., Sakaguchi, M., Suzuki, T., Sasamoto, Y., Takahashi, Y., Matsui, M. and Miyamoto, A. 2007. Metabolic profiles in ovulatory and anovulatory primiparous dairy cows during the first follicular wave postpartum. J. Reprod. Dev., 53: 113-120.

2 ) Kishi, M., Takakura, R., Nagao, Y., Saeki, K. and Takahashi, Y. 2007. Effect of embryonic cell cycle of nuclear donor embryos on the efficiency of nuclear transfer in Japanese black cattle. Zygote, 15: 165-171.

3 ) Hirayama, H., Katagiri, S., Kageyama, S., Minamihashi, A., Moriyasu, S., Sawai, K., Onoe, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2007. Rapid sex chromosomal chimerism analysis in heterosexual twin female calves by Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification. Anim. Reprod. Sci., 101: 38-44.

4 ) Nagano, M., dela Pena, E.C., Atabay, E.C., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S. and Hishinuma, M. 2007. Effects of isolation method and pretreatment with ethylene glycol or raffinose before vitrification on in vitro viability of mouse preantral follicles. Biomed. Res., 28: 153-160.

5 ) Sakaguchi, M., Fujiki, R., Yabuuchi, K., Takahashi, Y. and Aoki, M. 2007. Reliability of estrous detection in Holstein heifers using a radio telemetric pedometer located on the neck or legs under different rearing conditions. J. Reprod. Dev., 53: 819-828.

6 ) Nagano, M., Hishinuma, M., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2007. The relationship between oocyte morphology and ovarian status in cattle. J. Reprod. Dev., 53: 953-958.

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Takahashi, Y. and Katagiri, S. 2007. Embryo transfer and in vitro fertilization. In: Manual of Theriogenology 2nd ed., pp.66-78, Japanese Faculty Association of Theriogenology ed., Buneido Pub. Co. Ltd., Tokyo. (in Japanese).

2 ) Takahashi, Y. 2007. Artificial insemination and gamete transport in cattle. In: Manual of reproductive Technology in cattle. pp. 15-17, AIAJ, Tokyo. (in Japanese).

3 ) Takahashi, Y. 2007. The progress and recent status of reproductive physiology and technologies in cattle. Bull. Soc. Hokkaido Bovine ET, 26: 1-5. (in Japanese).

4 ) Katagiri, S. 2007. Dealing with repeat breeding in dairy cattle. J. Clin. Vet.Med., 25: 31-35. (in Japanese).

 

2006

Original articles

 

1 ) Malcuit, C., Maserati, M., Takahashi, Y., Page, R. and Fissore, R.A. 2006. Intracytoplasmic sperm injection in the bovine induces abnormal [Ca2+] i responses and oocyte activation. Reprod. Fertil. Dev., 18: 39-51.

2 ) Nagano, M., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2006. Relationship between bovine oocyte morphology and in vitro developmental potentail. Zygote, 14: 53-61.

3 ) Elsheikh, A.S., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S. and Kanagawa, H. 2006. Sucrose-exposed chemically enucleated mouse oocytes support blactocyst development of reconstituted embryos.Reprod. Fert. Dev., 18: 697-701.

4 ) Sakaguchi, M., Sasamoto, Y. Suzuki, T., Takahashi, Y. and Yamada, Y. 2006. Fate of cystic ovarian follicles and the subsequent fertility of early postpartum dairy cows. Vet. Rec., 159: 197-201.

5 ) Katagiri, S. andTakahashi, Y. 2006. Effect of normalization of epidermal growth factor profile in the endometrium on restoration of fertility in repeat breeder cows. Anim. Reprod. Sci., 95: 54-66.

6 ) Hirayama, H., Kageyama, S., Takahashi, Y., Moriyasu, S., Sawai , K., Onoe, S. , Watanabe, K., Kojiya, S., Notomi, T. and Minamihashi , A. 2006. Rapid sexing of water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) embryos using loop-mediated isothermal amplification. Theriogenology, 66: 1249-1256.

7 ) Nagano, M., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2006. ATP content and maturational / developmental ability of bovine oocytes with various cytoplasmic morphologies. Zygote, 14: 299-304.

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Takahashi, Y. 2006. The ideal time for artificial insemination in cattle. AI Livestock, 232: 22-31. (in Japanese).

2 ) Dochi, O., Takahashi, Y., Matsuzaki, S. and Kuroda , H. 2006. The results of a questionnaire to AI practitioners in cattle (No.2). Tech. Anim. Reprod., 25: 45-53 (in Japanese).

3 ) Takahashi, Y., Hagiwara, A., Nagano, M., Miyamura , M. and Hamano, S. 2006. Studies on the thawing techniques of in vitro produced bovine embryos frozen with glycerol or ethylene glycol : several thawing procedures affecting the survival of embryos frozen with glycerol-sucrose mixture. Research Report of The Ito Foundation, 24: 30-35. (in Japanese).

4 ) Takahashi, Y. 2006. Textbook of Theriogenology, 3rd Edition. Eds. Hamana, K., Nakao T. and Tsumagari, S. Buneido Pub. Co. Ltd., Tokyo, pp. 135-154, 222-249. (in Japanese).

5) Katagiri, S. 2006. Textbook of Theriogenology, 3rd Edition. Eds. Hamana, K., Nakao T. and Tsumagari, S. Buneido Pub. Co. Ltd., Tokyo, pp. 49-60. (in Japanese).

 

2005

Original articles

 

1 ) Sakaguchi, M., Suzuki, T., Sasamoto, Y., Takahashi, Y., Nishiura, A. and Aoki, M.  2005. Effects of first breeding age on the production and reproduction of Holstein heifers up to the third lactation. Anim. Sci. J., 76: 419-426.

2 ) Hufana-Duran, D., Duran, P.G., Kanai, Y., Takahashi, Y. and Cruz, L.C. 2005. Effect of density-dradiant sperm separation technique on in vitro fertilization of water buffalo semen with low post-thaw motilities. Philipp. Agric. Sci., 88: 257-267.

3 ) Yoshikawa, Y., Morimatsu, M., Ochiai, K., Nagano, M., Yamane, Y., Tomizawa, N., Sasaki, N. andHashizume, K. 2005. Insertion/ deletion polymorphism in the BRCA 2nuclear localization signal. Biomed. Res., 26: 109-116.

4 ) Yoshikawa, Y., Morimatsu, M., Ochiai, K., Nagano, M., Yamane, Y., Tomizawa, N., Sasaki, N. and Hashizume, K. 2005. Analysis of Genetic Variations in the Exon27 Region of the Canine BRCA2 Locus. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 67: 1013-1017.

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Takahashi, Y. 2005. Normal Ovary. In: Color Atlas of Reproductive Disorders in Female Cattle. Chikusan Publishing, Tokyo, pp. 8-13 (in Japanese).

2 ) Dochi, O., Matsuzaki, S., Takahashi, Y. and Kuroda, H. 2005. The results of a questionnaire to AI practitioners in cattle (No. 1). Tech. Anim. Reprod., 25: 29-34. (in Japanese).

3 ) Katagiri, S. 2005. Application of follicular wave in embryo transfer technology. Journal of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, 23: 17-20. (in Japanese).

 

2004

Original articles

 

1 ) Atabay, E.C., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S., Nagano, M., Koga, A. and Kanai, Y. 2004. Vitrification of bovine oocytes and its application to interigeneric somatic cell nuclear transfer.Theriogenology, 61: 15-23.

 

2 ) Sasamoto, Y., Sakaguchi, M., Nagano, M., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2004. Follicular development after ovum pick-up and fertilizability of retrived oocytes in postpartum dairy cattle.Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 51: 151-159.

 

3 ) Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2004. Changes in EGF concentrations during estrous cycle in bovine endometrium and their alterations in repeat breeder cows. Theriogenology, 62: 103-112.

 

4 ) Hirayama, H., Kageyama, S., Moriyasu, S., Sawai, K., Onoe, S., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S., Toen, K., Watanabe, K., Notomi, T., Yamashina, H., Matsuzaki, S. and Minamihashi, A. 2004. Rapid sexing of bovine preimplantation embryos using loop-mediated isothermal amplification. Theriogenology, 62: 887-896.

 

5 ) Matsuura, Y., Sasamoto, Y., Sato, K., Takahashi, Y., Suzuki, M. and Ohtaishi, N. 2004. Monitoring ovarian cycle and conception by fecal progesterone analysis in sika deer. Ecol. Res., 19: 397-404.

 

6 ) Sakaguchi, M., Sasamoto, Y., Suzuki, T., Takahashi, Y. and Yamada, Y. 2004. Postpartum ovarian dynamics and estrous activity in lactating dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci., 87: 2114-2121.

 

7 ) Adam, A.A.G., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S. and Nagano, M. 2004. In vitro culture of mouse preantral follicles using membrane inserts and developmental competence of in vitro ovulated oocytes. J. Reprod. Dev., 50: 579-586.

 

8 ) Adam, A.A.G., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S. and Nagano, M. 2004. Effects of oxygen tension in the gas atmosphere during in vitro maturation, in vitro fertilization and in vitro culture on the efficiency of in vitro production of mouse embryos. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 52: 77-84.

 

9 ) Elsheikh, A.S., Takahashi, Y. and Kanagawa, H. 2004. Possible involvement of DNA topoisomerase II enzyme in the process of meiotic arrest in mouse metaphase II oocytes. J. Anim. Vet. Ad., 3: 776-780.

 

10) Mohamed, S.M.N., Nagano, M., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2004. The use of nuclear transfer procedure for evaluation of abattoir derived bovine oocytes. J. Anim. Vet. Ad., 3: 800-803.

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Takahashi, Y. 2004. Proper timing of insemination and detection of estrus. In: Strategy of Improvement of Pregnancy Rate in Dairy Cattle, pp 45-54. Dairy Journal (special issue). Rakuno Gakuen University Extension Center, Ebetsu (in Japanese).

 

2 ) Takahashi, Y. 2004. Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Hokkaido University. J. Vet. Med. 57: 921-922 (in Japanese).

 

3 ) Katagiri, S. 2004. In: Clinical aspects of feline diseases, pp 772-786, 794-795, 802-813, 818-819, 824-829, Maede Y. ed., Dairyman, Sapporo (in Japanese).

 

4 ) Katagiri, S. 2004 Pregnancy recognition mechanism and factors affecting embryo survival. In: Strategy for Improvement of Pregnancy Rate in Dairy Cattle, pp 74-86. Dairy Journal (Special issue). Rakuno Gakuen University Extension Center, Ebetsu (in Japanese).

 

5 ) Nagano, M. 2004. In: Clinical Aspects of Feline Diseases, pp. 330-331, 588-590, 754-758, 760-761, 798-801, 820-822, Maede, Y. ed., Dairyman, Sapporo (in Japanese).

 

2003

Original articles

 

1 ) Ishikawa, A., Sakamoto, H., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2003. Changes in sexual behavior and fecal steroid hormone concentrations during the breeding season in female Hokkaido brown bears (Ursus arctos yesoensis) under captive condition. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 65:99-102.

 

2 ) Martinez Diaz, M. A., Suzuki, M., Kagawa, M., Ikeda, K. and Takahashi, Y. 2003. Effects of cycloheximide treatment on in-vitro development of porcine parthenotes and somatic cell nuclear transfer embryos. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 50:147-155.

 

3 ) Atabay, E.C., Katagiri, S., Nagano, M. and Takahashi, Y. 2003. Effect of activation treatments of recipient oocytes on subsequent development of bovine nuclear transfer embryos. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 50:185-194.

 

4 ) Sakaguchi, M., Sasamoto, Y., Suzuki, T., Takahashi, Y. and Yamada, Y. 2003. Some factors affecting on postpartum reproductive performance in dairy cattle. Anim. Sci. Agri. Hokkaido, 45:33-40. (in Japanese)

 

5 ) Elsheikh, A. S., Takahashi, Y., Nagano, M. and Kanagawa, H. 2003. Manipulated mouse embryos as bioassay system for water quality control. Reprod. Dom. Anim., 38:204-208.

 

6 ) Ikeda, K and Takahashi, Y. 2003. Comparison of maturational and developmental parameters of oocytes recovered from prepubertal and adult pigs. Reprod. Fertil. Dev., 15:215-221.

 

7 ) Martinez Diaz, M. A., Mori, T., Nagano, M., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2003. Effect of fusion/activation protocol on in vitro development of porcine nuclear transefer embryos constructed with foreign gene-transfected fetal fibroblasts. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 65:989-994.

 

8 ) Sasamoto, Y., Sakaguchi, M., Yamada, Y., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2003. The effects of twisting and type of aspiration needle on the efficiency of transvaginal ultrasound-guided ovum pick-up in cattle. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 65:1083-1086.

 

9 ) Cheng, H.T., Park, T.M., Ikeda, K. and Takahashi, Y. 2003. Cell cycle analysis of bovine cultured somatic cells by flow cytometry. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 51:95-103

 

2002

Original articles

 

1 ) dela Pena, E. C., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S., Atabay, E. C. and Nagano, M. 2002. Birth of pups after transfer of mouse embryos derived from vitrified preantral follicles. Reprodution, 123: 593-600.

 

2 ) Ishikawa, A., Matsui, M., Sakamoto, H., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 2002.Cryopreservation of the semen collected by electroejaculation from Hokkaido brown bear (Ursus arctos yesoensis). J. Vet. Med. Sci., 64: 373-376.

 

3 ) Ikeda, K. and Takahashi, Y. 2002. Effects of butyrolactone I on the inhibition of miotic resumption of porcine oocytes and subsequent development following somatic cell nuclear transfer. J. Mamm. Ova. Res., 19: 46-51.

 

4 ) Ishikawa, A., Kikuchi, S., Katagiri, S., Sakamoto, H. and Takahashi, Y. 2002. Efficiency of fecal steroid hormone measurement for assessing reproductive function in the Hokkaido brown bear (Ursus arctos yesoensis). Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 50: 17-27.

 

5 ) Suzuki, T., Sakaguchi, M. and Takahashi, Y. 2002. Effects of first calving age on the lactation and reproductive performance. Anim. Sci. Agri. Hokkaido, 44: 65-70. (in Japanese)

 

6 ) Hariyama, A., Dochi, O., Takahashi, Y., Ieda, S. and Koyama, H. 2002. Effect of linoleic acid-albumin in the IVM medium on the viability of bovine oocyte after freezing. Anim. Sci. Agri. Hokkaido, 44: 71-76 (in Japanese)

 

7 ) Martinez Diaz, M. A., Ikeda, K. and Takahashi, Y. 2002. Effects of cycloheximide treatment and interval between fusion and activation on in vitro development of pig nuclear transfer embryos. Reprod. Fertil. Dev., 14: 191-197.

 

8 ) Kobayashi, A., Katagiri, S., Kimura, T., Ochiai, K. and Umemura, T. 2002. Steroid hormones do not reactivate Neospora caninum in ovariectomized mice. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 64: 773-777.

 

9 ) Soliman, M., Ishioka, K., Yoshida, R., Komabayashi, K., Hatai, H., Matsui, Y., Hirai, T., Katagiri, S., Takahashi, Y., Kawakita, Y., Abe, H., Kitamura, H., Kitamura, H., Kimura, K. and Saito, M. 2002. Serum leptin levels during the periparturient period in cows. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 64: 1053-1056.

 

10) Toen, K., Katagiri, S., Nagano, M. and Takahashi, Y. 2002. Examination of sex ratio of in-vitro produced bovine blastocysts by loop-mediated isothermal amplification method. Bull. Soc. Hokkaido Bovine ET, 21: 55-57. (in Japanese)

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S. and Nagano, M. 2002. Embryo transfer and in vitro fertilization in cattle. In: Manual of Theriogenology, pp.59-71, Japanese Faculty Association of Theriogenology. ed., Buneido Pub. Co. Ltd., Tokyo. (in Japanese)

 

2001

Original articles

 

1 ) Bishonga, C., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S., Nagano, M. and Ishikawa, A. 2001. Relationship among growth, steroid production and immunolocalization of transforming growth factor-β1 in the normally developing mouse follicles cultured in vitro. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 48:169-176.

 

2 ) Bishonga, C., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S. and Nagano, M. 2001. Immunolocalization of transforming growth factor-β1 in the ovarian follicular compartments of the adult mouse at diestrus, proestrus and after treatment with human chorionic gonadotropin. J. Reprod. Dev., 47:91-96

 

3 ) dela Pena, E.C., Takahashi, Y., Atabay, E.C., Katagiri, S. and Nagano, M. 2001. Vitrification of mouse oocytes in ethylene glycol-raffinose solution:Effects of pre-exposure to ethylene glycol or raffinose on oocyte viability. Cryobiology, 42:103-111

 

4 ) Bishonga, C., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S., Nagano, M. and Ishikawa, A. 2001. In vitro growth of mouse ovarian preantral follicles and the capacity of their oocytes to develop to the blastocyst stage. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 63:619-624

 

5 ) Ikeda, K. and Takahashi, Y., 2001. Effects of Maturational Age of Porcine Oocytes on the Induction of Activation and Development in vitro following somatic cell nuclear transfer. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 63:1003-1008

 

6 ) Atabay, E.C. Martinez Diaz, M.A., Dochi, O. and Takahashi, Y. 2001. Factors affecting enucleation rates of bovine and porcine oocytes after removal of cumulus cells by vortexing. J. Reprod. Dev., 47:365-371

 

7 ) Kishi, M., Sudo, T., Itagaki, K., Takakura, R., Teranishi, M., and Takahashi, Y. 2001. Bovine nuclear transfer embryos produced by the injection of frozen-thawed fibroblasts. Bull. Soc. Hokkaido Bovine ET., 20: 64-67. (in Japanese).

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Takahashi, Y. 2001. Fertilization. In:Textbook of Theriogenology, 2nd ed., pp.125-133, Mori, J., Kanagawa, H. and Hamana, K. eds., Buneido Pub. Co. Ltd., Tokyo. (in Japanese)

 

2 ) Takahashi,Y. 2001. Embryonic development and implantation. In:Textbook of Theriogenology, 2nd ed., pp.133-143, Mori, J., Kanagawa, H. and Hamana, K. eds., Buneido Pub. Co. Ltd., Tokyo. (in Japanese)

 

3 ) Takahashi, Y. 2001. In vitro fertilization. In:Textbook of Theriogenology, 2nd ed., pp.219-227, Mori, J., Kanagawa, H. and Hamana, K. eds., Buneido Pub. Co.Ltd., Tokyo. (in Japanese)

 

4 ) Takahashi, Y. 2001. Other embryo biotechnology. In:Textbook of Theriogenology, 2nd ed., pp.227-236, Mori, J., Kanagawa, H. and Hamana, K. eds., Buneido Pub. Co. Ltd., Tokyo. (in Japanese)

 

5 ) Katagiri, S. 2001. Oogenesis and oocytematuration. In:Textbook of Theriogenology, 2nd ed., pp.45-56, Mori, J., Kanagawa, H. Ltd., Tokyo. (in Japanese)

 

6 ) Katagiri, S. 2001. Reproductive management of high yielding cows under heat stress. J. Clin. Vet. Med., 19:30-34. (in Japanese)

 

2000

Original articles

 

1 ) Ikeda, K., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S., 2000. Effect of medium change on the development of in vitro matured and fertilizaed bovine oocytes cultured in medium containing amino acids. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 62:121-123.

 

2 ) Mohamed, Nour., M.S, Takahahsi, Y., 2000. In vitro developmental potential of bovine nuclear transfer embryos derived from primary cultured cumulus cells. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 62:339-342.

 

3 ) Mohamed, Nour, M.S., Ikeda, K. and Takahahsi, Y. 2000. Bovine nuclear transfer using cumulus cells derived from serum-starved and confluent cultures. J. Reprod. Dev., 46:85-92.

 

4 ) Nagano, M., Ikawa, M., Yamamoto, N., Katagiri,S. and Takahashi, Y. 2000. In vitro culture of bovine early antral and primary follicles. Bull. Soc. Hokkaido Bovine ET. 19:8-3. (in Japanese).

 

5 ) dela Pena, E.C., Atabay, E.C., Nagano, M., Katagiri, S. And Takahashi, Y. 2000. The effect of pre-treatment in vitrification of mouse oocytes with ethylene glycol and raffinose. Bull. Soc. Hokkaido Bovine ET. 19:31-34. (in Japanese)

 

6 ) Aksoy, M., Takahashi, Y., Hishinuma, M., Suzuki, H., Kanagawa, H. 2000. Effects of beta-mercaptoethanol and cysteine supplementation of culture medium on development of one-cell and morula stage mouse embryos. Reprod. Dom. Anim. 35:109-112.

 

7 ) Cheong, H.T, Ikeda, K, Martinez Diaz, M.A., Katagiri, S., and Takahashi, Y., 2000. Development of reconstituted pig embryos by nuclear transfer of cultured cumulus cells. Reprod.Fertil. Dev., 12:15

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Kanagawa, H., Takahashi, Y. and Hishinuma, M. 2000. Reproductive Disorders. In:Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy, XII, Small Animal Practice, Bonagra J. D., ed., pp.811-868. Kojinsha Co., Tokyo. (translation in Japanese)

 

2 ) Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S., Nagano, M. and Mohamed Nour, M. S. 2000. Effects of cell-cycle stages of donor somatic cell and recipient oocyte on the development and reprogramming of bovine nuclear transplanted embryos. Res. Rep. Ito Found. 8:11-15. (in Japanese with English summary)

 

1999

Original articles

 

1 ) Mohamed, Nour M. S. and Takahashi, Y. 1999. Preparation of young preactivated oocyles with high enucleation effrciency for bovine nuclear transfer. Theriogenology, 51 : 661-666.

 

2 ) Nagano, M., Takahashi, Y. and Katagiri, S. 1999. In vitro fertilization and cortical granule distribution of bovine oocyles having heterogenous ooplasm with dark clusters. J Vet. Med. Sci., 61 : 531-535.

 

3 ) Nagano, M., Takahashi, Y. and Katagiri, S. 1999. The effrcacy of the water purification system with an ultra violet lamp and ultrafilter for the preparation of bovine embryo culture media. J Reprod. Dev ., 45 : 239-242.

 

4 ) Aksoy, M., Takahashi, Y., Hishinuma, M., Elsheikh, A. S., Tanaka, H. and Kanagawa, H. 1999. Influence of retrieval stages and glufathione addtion on post-thaw viability of quick frozen mouse morula during in vitro culture. Theriogenology, 51 : 681-688.

 

5 ) Matsui, M. and Takahashi,Y. 1999. Supplementation of the maturation media with insulin-like growth factor-1 accelerates in vitro maturation and promotes subseguent in vitro fertilization of bovine oocyles. Bull. Soc. Hokkaido Bovine ET., 18 : 13-18. (in Japanese) .

 

6 ) Sasamoto, Y., Katagiri, S. and Takahashi, Y. 1999. Effects of twisting and type of aspiration needles on the effirciency of transvaginal ultrasound-guided ovum pick-up in cattle. Bull. Soc. Hokkaido Bovine ET., 18 : 19-22 (in Japanese).

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Takahashi,Y., Katagiri, S. and Mohamed Nour, M. S. 1999. Development of new oocyle enucleation procedures for nuclear transfer in cattle. Rep. Ito Found ., 17 : 13-17 (in Japanese with English summary) .

 

2 ) Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S., Ishikawa, A., Sato, Y. and Matsuhashi, T. 1999. Individual identification in the Hokkaido brown bear by assessing fecal steroid hormones, bacterial enzymes and DNA microsatellijtes. Rep. Pro Natura Found. Jpn., 8 : 17-23 (in Japanese with English summary) .

 

1998

Original articles

 

1 ) Bautista, J. A. N., Takahashi, Y., Kanagawa, H. 1998. In vitro viability of mouse zygotes vitrified in ethylene glycol. Jpn. J .Vet. Res., 45: 193-198.

 

2 ) Elsheikh, A. S., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S., Kanagawa, H. 1998. Functional enucleation of mouse metaphase II oocytes with etoposide. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 45: 217-220.

 

3 ) Takahashi, Y., Kanagawa, H. 1998. Effect of oxygen concentration in the gas atmosphere during in vitro insemination of bovine oocytes on the subsequent development in vitro. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 60: 365-367.

 

4 ) Takahashi, Y., Kanagawa, H. 1998. Effects of glutamine , glycine and taurine on the development of in vitro fertilized bovine zygotes in a chemically defined medium. J. Vet. Med. Sci.,60: 433-437.

 

5 ) Bautista, J. A. N., Dela Pena, E. C., Katagiri, S., Takahashi, Y., Kanagawa, H. 1998. In vitro viability of mouse oocytes vitrified in an ethylene glycol-based solution. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 46: 13-18.

 

6 ) Park, J-I.,Yoshida, I.,Tada, T., Takagi, N., Takahashi, Y., Kanagawa, H. 1998. Differentiative potential of mouse parthenogenetic embryonic stem cell line revealed by embryoid body formation in vitro. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 46: 19-28.

 

7 ) Park, J-I., Yoshida, I., Tada, T., Takagi, N., Takahashi, Y., Kanagawa, H. 1998. Trisomy 8 does not affect differentiative potential in murine parthenogenetic embryonic stem cell line. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 46: 29-35.

 

8 ) Katagiri, S., Ho Yuen, B., Moon, Y. S. 1998.Insulin-like growth factor-I improves development of 8-cell rat embryos in vitro and subsequent development in vitro. J. Reprod. Dev., 44: 15-20.

 

9 ) Nagano, M., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S. and Kanagawa, H. 1998. Ultrastructure of bovine immature oocytes from small antral follicles. Bull. Soc. Hokkaido Bovine ET., 17: 1-6 ( in Japanese).

 

10) Katagiri, S., Takahashi, Y., Kanagawa, H., Ho Yuen, B., Moon, Y. S. 1998. A delayed-implantation associated protein prevents resumption of DNA synthesis by the trophectoderm of delayed-implanting mouse blastocysts in vitro. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 60: 791-794.

 

11) Ishikawa, A., Matsui, M., Tsuruga, H., Sakamoto, H., Takahashi, Y., Kanagawa, H.1998. Electroejaculation and semen characteristics of the captive Hokkaido brown bear (Ursus arctos yesoensis). J. Vet. Med. Sci., 60(8): 965-968.

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Bautista, J. A. N., Kanagawa H. 1998. Current status of vitrification of embryos and oocytes in domestic animals: ethylene glycol as an cryoprotectant of choice. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 45: 183-191.

 

2 ) Katagiri, S. 1998. The role of uterine growth factors in implantation. Proceeding of Factors Affecting Embryo Implantation., 8-9 (in Japanese).

 

3 ) Katagiri, S. 1998. The role of uterine growth factors in implantation in domestic ruminants. Proceeding of Korean ET Society., 13: 1-2 (in Korean).

 

4 ) Takahashi, Y. 1998. Factors affecting the in vitro development of bovine IVM/IVF embryos cultured without feeder cells. Proceeding of the Production of Recombinant Proteins and Transgenic Animals., 43-50. Second Japan-Korea Joint Seminor. Taejon, Korea, Oct 30.

 

1997

Original articles

 

1 ) Elsheikh, A.S., Takahashi, Y., Hishinuma, M. and Kanagawa, H. 1997. Developmental ability of mouse late 2-cell stage blastomeres fused to chemically enucleated oocytes in vitro. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 59:107-113.

 

2 ) Katagiri, S., Ma, S., Ho Yuen, B. and Moon, Y. S. 1997. Role for insulin-like growth factor I in the regulation of electrolyte composition of uterine luminal fluid. J. Reprod. Fertil., 109: 115-120.

 

3 ) Katagiri, S., Moon, Y. S. and Ho Yuen, B. 1997. A somatostatin analog decreases early embryonic loss following superovulation in rats by normalising insulin-like growth factor-I in the uterus. Hum. Reprod., 12: 671-676.

 

4 ) Ikeda, K., Takahashi, Y. and Kanagawa H. 1997. Effects of medium change on in vitro development of mouse and bovine 1-cell embryos. Bull. Soc. Hokkaido Bovine ET, 16: 28-31 (in Japanese).

 

5 ) Mohamed Nour, M.S., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S. and Kanagawa, H. 1997. Effect of oocyte quality on the development of nuclear transfer bovine embryos. Bull. Soc. Hokkaido Bovine ET, 16: 40-43 (in Japanese).

 

6 ) Ishikawa, A., Matsui, M., Tsuruga, H., Sakamoto, H., Takahashi, Y. and Kanagawa, H. 1997. Collection and frozen storage of semen in Hokkaido brown bear. Tech. Anim. Reprod., 17:23-25 (in Japanese).

 

7 ) Matsui, M., Takahashi, Y., Hishinuma, M. and Kanagawa, H. 1997. Stimulation of the development of bovine embryos by insulin and insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) is mediated through the IGF-I receptor. Theriogenology, 48: 605-616.

 

8 ) Bautista, J.A.N., Takahashi, Y. and Kanagawa, H. 1997. In vitro viability of mouse 8-cell embryos vitrified in a simple solution of ethylene glycol. Jpn J. Vet. Res., 45:67-73.

 

9 ) Elsheikh, A.S., Takahashi, Y., Hishinuma, M., Mohammed Nour, M.S. and Kanagawa, H. 1997. Effect of encapsulation on development of mouse pronuclear stage embryos in vitro. Anim. Reprod. Sci., 48: 317-324.

 

10) Tanaka, H. and Kanagawa, H. 1997. Influence of combined activation treatments on the success of bovine nuclear transfer using young or aged oocytes. Anim. Reprod. Sci., 49: 113-123.

 

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Takahashi, Y. 1997. Development of a new in vitro fertilization system in cattle using a synthetic oviduct fluid medium. Rep. Ito Memo. Found., 15:18-22 (in Japanese with English summary).

 

1996

Original articles

 

1 ) Bishonga, C., Robinson, B. B., Mcevoy, T, G., Findlay, P., Aitken, R. P. and Robertson, I. 1996. Excess dietary urea intake in ewes and its effect on ovulation rate and embryo development. Jpn. J. Vet. Res., 44: 139-151.

 

2 ) Elsheikh, A. S., Takahashi, Y., Hishinuma, M. and Kanagawa, H. 1997. Developmental ability of mouse late 2-cell stage blastmeres fused to chemically enuleated oocytes in vitro. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 59: 107-113.

 

3 ) Hishinuma, M., Takahashi, Y. and Kanagawa, H. 1996. Post-implantation development of demi-embryos and induction of decidual cell reaction in mice, Theriogenology, 45: 1187-1200.

 

4 ) Nagano, M., Asato, M., Takahashi, Y., Hishunuma, M. and Kanagawa, H. 1996. The effect of oocyte morphology on in vitro fertilization and subsequent development to the blastocyst stage in cow. Bull. Soc. Hokkaido Bov. ET, 15: 24-28 (in Japanese).

 

5 ) Suzuki, H., Kanagawa, H. and Nishihira, J. 1996. Evidence for the presence of machrophage migration inhibitory factor in murine reproductive organs and early embryos. Immunol. letters, 51: 141-147.

 

6 ) Suzuki, H., Nishihira, J., Koyama, Y. and Kanagawa, H. 1996. The role of macrophage migration inhibitory factor in pregnancy and development of murine embryos. Biochem. Mol. Biol. Inter., 38: 409 416.

 

7 ) Takahashi, Y., Hishinuma, M., Matsui, M., Tanaka, H. and Kanagawa, H. 1996. Development of in vitro matured / fertilized bovine embryos in a chemically defined medium: Influence of oxygen concentration in the gas atmosphere. J. Vet. Med Sci., 58: 897-902.

 

8 ) Taniguchi, T., Taniguchi, R. and Kanagawa, H. 1996. Influence of oocyte aging on developmental ability of reconstituted embryos produced from oocyte cytoplast and single blastomeres of two-cell stage embryos. J. Vet. Med. Sci., 58: 635-640.

 

9 ) Tsuruga, H., Mano, T., Yamano, S. and Kanagawa, H. 1996. Lack of protein polymorphism in Hokkaido brown bears (Ursus arctos yesoensis). Honyurui Kagagu (Mammalian Science), 36: 59-62 (in Japanese).

 

Publications other than original articles

 

1 ) Kanagawa, H. 1996. JICA technological support project of the University of Zambia Veterinary School. J. Vet. Med., 49: 302-306 (in Japanese).

 

2 ) Suzuki, H. and Kanagawa, H. 1996. Immune system in establishment of early pregnancy. J, Hokkaido Vet. Med. Asso., 40: 96-98 (in Japanese).