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Publications By Masatoshi Mita

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Characterization and localization of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptide in the crown-of-thorns starfish, Acanthaster cf. solaris., Mita M, Osugi T, Kawada T, Satake H, Katayama H, Kitamura T, Miura T, Miura C., Gen Comp Endocrinol. November 1, 2022; 328 114107.


A specific and sensitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for measurement of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptide in the starfish Asterias rubens., Mita M, Elphick MR, Katayama H., Gen Comp Endocrinol. September 1, 2021; 310 113831.


A relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptide identified from the starfish Astropecten scoparius., Mita M, Osugi T, Matsubara S, Kawada T, Satake H, Katayama H., Mol Reprod Dev. January 1, 2021; 88 (1): 34-42.


A novel G protein-coupled receptor for starfish gonadotropic hormone, relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptide., Mita M, Matsubara S, Osugi T, Shiraishi A, Wada A, Satake H., PLoS One. November 23, 2020; 15 (11): e0242877.        


Mechanism of gamete shedding in starfish: Involvement of acetylcholine in extracellular Ca2+-dependent contraction of gonadal walls., Mita M, Osugi T, Takahashi T, Watanabe T, Satake H., Gen Comp Endocrinol. May 1, 2020; 290 113401.


Effect of chimeric relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptides on oocyte maturation and ovulation in the starfish Asterias rubens and Aphelasterias japonica., Mita M, Elphick MR, Katayama H., Gen Comp Endocrinol. February 1, 2020; 287 113351.


A novel approach for preparing disulfide-rich peptide-KLH conjugate applicable to the antibody production., Katayama H, Mizuno R, Mita M., Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. October 1, 2019; 83 (10): 1791-1799.


Interaction of starfish gonadotropin with its receptor: Effect of chimeric relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptides., Mita M, Nakamura K, Tsutsui K, Katayama H., Gen Comp Endocrinol. May 15, 2019; 276 30-36.


Starfish Gonadotropic Hormone: From Gamete-Shedding Substance to Relaxin-Like Gonad-Stimulating Peptide., Mita M., Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). March 25, 2019; 10 182.    


Differences in Small Molecule Neurotransmitter Profiles From the Crown-of-Thorns Seastar Radial Nerve Revealed Between Sexes and Following Food-Deprivation., Smith MK, Bose U, Mita M, Hall MR, Elizur A, Motti CA, Cummins SF., Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). August 6, 2018; 9 551.              


Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptide in the starfish Patiria (Asterina) pectinifera., Mita M, Katayama H., Gen Comp Endocrinol. March 1, 2018; 258 157-162.


Cellular localization of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptide expression in Asterias rubens: New insights into neurohormonal control of spawning in starfish., Lin M, Mita M, Egertová M, Zampronio CG, Jones AM, Elphick MR., J Comp Neurol. May 1, 2017; 525 (7): 1599-1617.                  


Radioimmunoassay of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptide in the starfish Patiria (=Asterina) pectinifera., Yamamoto K, Kiyomoto M, Katayama H, Mita M., Gen Comp Endocrinol. March 1, 2017; 243 84-88.


Inhibitory mechanism of l-glutamic acid on spawning of the starfish Patiria (Asterina) pectinifera., Mita M., Mol Reprod Dev. March 1, 2017; 84 (3): 246-256.


A sulfanyl-PEG derivative of relaxin-like peptide utilizable for the conjugation with KLH and the antibody production., Katayama H, Mita M., Bioorg Med Chem. August 15, 2016; 24 (16): 3596-602.


Starfish gonadotropic hormone: Relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptides., Mita M., Gen Comp Endocrinol. May 1, 2016; 230-231 166-9.


A relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptide from the starfish Aphelasterias japonica., Mita M, Katayama H., Gen Comp Endocrinol. April 1, 2016; 229 56-61.


Nucleotide sequence and expression of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptide gene in starfish Asterina pectinifera., Haraguchi S, Ikeda N, Abe M, Tsutsui K, Mita M., Gen Comp Endocrinol. February 1, 2016; 227 115-9.


A new relaxin-like gonad-stimulating peptide identified in the starfish Asterias amurensis., Mita M, Daiya M, Haraguchi S, Tsutsui K, Nagahama Y., Gen Comp Endocrinol. October 1, 2015; 222 144-9.


Involvement of Gαs-proteins in the action of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating substance on starfish ovarian follicle cells., Mita M, Haraguchi S, Watanabe M, Takeshige Y, Yamamoto K, Tsutsui K., Gen Comp Endocrinol. September 1, 2014; 205 80-7.


Contribution of de novo synthesis of Gαs-proteins to 1-methyladenine production in starfish ovarian follicle cells stimulated by relaxin-like gonad-stimulating substance., Mita M, Haraguchi S, Uzawa H, Tsutsui K., Biochem Biophys Res Commun. November 1, 2013; 440 (4): 798-801.


Release of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating substance from starfish radial nerves by lonomycin., Mita M., Zoolog Sci. July 1, 2013; 30 (7): 602-6.


Relaxin-like gonad-stimulating substance in an echinoderm, the starfish: a novel relaxin system in reproduction of invertebrates., Mita M., Gen Comp Endocrinol. January 15, 2013; 181 241-5.


Participation of Gs-proteins in the action of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating substance (GSS) for 1-methyladenine production in starfish ovarian follicle cells., Mita M, Yamamoto K, Nakamura M, Takeshige Y, Watanabe M, Nagahama Y., Gen Comp Endocrinol. May 1, 2012; 176 (3): 432-7.


Interaction of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating substance with ovarian follicle cells of the starfish Asterina pectinifera., Mita M, Yamamoto K, Nagahama Y., Zoolog Sci. October 1, 2011; 28 (10): 764-9.


Hormonal action of relaxin-like gonad-stimulating substance (GSS) on starfish ovaries in growing and fully grown states., Mita M, Yamamoto K, Nakamura M, Nagahama Y., Gen Comp Endocrinol. May 15, 2011; 172 (1): 85-9.


A relaxin-like peptide purified from radial nerves induces oocyte maturation and ovulation in the starfish, Asterina pectinifera., Mita M, Yoshikuni M, Ohno K, Shibata Y, Paul-Prasanth B, Pitchayawasin S, Isobe M, Nagahama Y., Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. June 9, 2009; 106 (23): 9507-12.


Expression and distribution of gonad-stimulating substance in various organs of the starfish Asterina pectinifera., Mita M, Ito C, Kubota E, Nagahama Y, Shibata Y., Ann N Y Acad Sci. April 1, 2009; 1163 472-4.


Preliminary study on the receptor of gonad-stimulating substance (GSS) as a gonadotropin of starfish., Mita M, Yamamoto K, Yoshikuni M, Ohno K, Nagahama Y., Gen Comp Endocrinol. August 1, 2007; 153 (1-3): 299-301.


Incapacity of response to disulfide-reducing agent in Triton X-100-treated oocytes of starfish, Asterina pectinifera., Mita M., Ann N Y Acad Sci. April 1, 2005; 1040 413-6.


Inhibitory effect of a SALMFamide neuropeptide on secretion of gonad-stimulating substance from radial nerves in the starfish Asterina pectinifera., Mita M, Oka H, Thorndyke MC, Shibata Y, Yoshikuni M, Nagahama Y., Zoolog Sci. March 1, 2004; 21 (3): 299-303.


Comparative studies on the energy metabolism in spermatozoa of four closely related species of sea urchins (genus Echinometra) in Okinawa., Mita M, Uehara T, Nakamura M., Zoolog Sci. April 1, 2002; 19 (4): 419-27.


Interaction of N1-substituted adenines with 1-methyladenine receptors of starfish oocytes in induction of maturation., Mita M, Yoshikuni M, Nagahama Y, Maekawa M, Saito M, Saneyoshi M., Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. October 1, 2001; 130 (3): 427-34.


cDNA cloning of GTH receptor family in starfish ovaries., Hirai T, Oba Y, Yoshikuni M, Nagahama Y, Mita M., Zygote. January 1, 2000; 8 Suppl 1 S54-5.


Ultrastructural study of endogenous energy substrates in spermatozoa of the four species of the sea urchin, Echinometra mataei., Nakamura M, Uehara T, Mita M., Zygote. January 1, 2000; 8 Suppl 1 S56-7.


1-Methyladenine: a starfish oocyte maturation-inducing substance., Mita M., Zygote. January 1, 2000; 8 Suppl 1 S9-11.


Methyl donor for 1-methyladenine biosynthesis in starfish ovarian follicle cells., Mita M, Saneyoshi M, Yoshikuni M, Nagahama Y., Mol Reprod Dev. September 1, 1999; 54 (1): 63-8.


1-Methyladenine production from ATP by starfish ovarian follicle cells., Mita M, Yoshikuni M, Nagahama Y., Biochim Biophys Acta. June 28, 1999; 1428 (1): 13-20.


Energy metabolism of sea urchin spermatozoa: an approach based on echinoid phylogeny., Mita M, Nakamura M., Zoolog Sci. January 1, 1998; 15 (1): 1-10.


Production of the oocyte maturation-inducing substance of starfish by heat treatment of s-adenosylmethionine., Mita M, Yasumasu I, Saneyoshi M, Yoshikuni M, Nagahama Y., Zoolog Sci. January 1, 1998; 15 (1): 117-22.


Probable participation of phospholipase A2 reaction in the process of fertilization-induced activation of sea urchin eggs., Kamata Y, Mita M, Fujiwara A, Tojo T, Takano J, Ide A, Yasumasu I., Dev Growth Differ. August 1, 1997; 39 (4): 419-28.


Cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase in ovarian follicle cells of starfish Asterina pectinifera., Mita M, Yasumasu I, Nagahama Y., Comp Biochem Physiol C Pharmacol Toxicol Endocrinol. October 1, 1996; 115 (2): 111-6.


Endogenous substrate for energy metabolism and ultrastructural correlates in spermatozoa of the sea urchin Diadema setosum., Mita M, Yasumasu I, Nakamura M., Mol Reprod Dev. January 1, 1995; 40 (1): 103-9.


Energy metabolism of spermatozoa of the sand dollar Clypeaster japonicus: the endogenous substrate and ultrastructural correlates., Mita M, Yasumasu I, Nakamura M., J Biochem. July 1, 1994; 116 (1): 108-13.


Endogenous Substrates for Energy Metabolism in Spermatozoa of the Sea Urchins Arbacia lixula and Paracentrotus lividus., Mita M, Oguchi A, Kikuyama S, Yasumasu I, De Santis R, Nakamura M., Biol Bull. June 1, 1994; 186 (3): 285-290.


Lipid globules at the midpieces of Glyptocidaris crenularis spermatozoa and their relation to energy metabolism., Mita M, Nakamura M., Mol Reprod Dev. February 1, 1993; 34 (2): 158-63.


Involvement of cyclic adenosine 3'',5''-monophosphate in methylation during 1-methyladenine production by starfish ovarian follicle cells., Mita M., Gen Comp Endocrinol. July 1, 1992; 87 (1): 54-62.


Ultrastructural Study of an Endogenous Energy Substrate in Spermatozoa of the Sea Urchin Hemicentrotus pulcherrimus., Mita M, Nakamura M., Biol Bull. June 1, 1992; 182 (3): 298-304.


Fatty chains of alkenylacyl, alkylacyl and diacyl phospholipids in sea urchin spermatozoa., Mita M, Ueta N., Comp Biochem Physiol B. May 1, 1992; 102 (1): 15-8.


Involvement of G-proteins and adenylate cyclase in the action of gonad-stimulating substance on starfish ovarian follicle cells., Mita M, Nagahama Y., Dev Biol. April 1, 1991; 144 (2): 262-8.

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