A H Kihara

Summary

Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Protecting RNA in fixed tissue: an alternative method for LCM users
    Alexandre Hiroaki Kihara
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof Lineu Prestes, 1524, 05508 900 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Neurosci Methods 148:103-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of ambient lighting on visual discrimination, forward masking and attentional facilitation
    Alexandre Hiroaki Kihara
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Neurosci Lett 393:36-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Prolonged dark adaptation changes connexin expression in the mouse retina
    Alexandre Hiroaki Kihara
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Neurosci Res 83:1331-41. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Expression of connexins 36, 43, and 45 during postnatal development of the mouse retina
    Alexandre Hiroaki Kihara
    Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Neurobiol 66:1397-410. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Lack of photoreceptor signaling alters the expression of specific synaptic proteins in the retina
    A H Kihara
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof Lineu Prestes 1524, 05508 900, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Neuroscience 151:995-1005. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Differential expression of connexins during histogenesis of the chick retina
    A H Kihara
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Dev Neurobiol 68:1287-302. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Connexin36, an essential element in the rod pathway, is highly expressed in the essentially rodless retina of Gallus gallus
    A H Kihara
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Comp Neurol 512:651-63. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Small GTP-binding protein RhoB is expressed in glial Müller cells in the vertebrate retina
    Andréa Silveira Santos-Bredariol
    Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP 05508 900, Brazil
    J Comp Neurol 494:976-85. 2006

Collaborators

  • Chao Yun Irene Yan
  • Andréa Silveira Santos-Bredariol
  • Dânia Emi Hamassaki
  • Marinilce Fagundes Santos
  • Mônica Aparecida Belmonte

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Protecting RNA in fixed tissue: an alternative method for LCM users
    Alexandre Hiroaki Kihara
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof Lineu Prestes, 1524, 05508 900 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Neurosci Methods 148:103-7. 2005
    ..Furthermore, only LCM samples submitted to our protocol provided amplifiable mRNA, as determined by real-time PCR. Taken together, the combination of the described procedures resulted in a reliable alternative for LCM users...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of ambient lighting on visual discrimination, forward masking and attentional facilitation
    Alexandre Hiroaki Kihara
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Neurosci Lett 393:36-9. 2006
    ..Modulation of cell coupling that takes place in the retina triggered by ambient light levels may underlie differences in visual discrimination in photopic and scotopic conditions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prolonged dark adaptation changes connexin expression in the mouse retina
    Alexandre Hiroaki Kihara
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Neurosci Res 83:1331-41. 2006
    ..Given their localization, the specific alterations in Cx expression may reflect their distinct response to ambient light levels...
  4. ncbi request reprint Expression of connexins 36, 43, and 45 during postnatal development of the mouse retina
    Alexandre Hiroaki Kihara
    Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Neurobiol 66:1397-410. 2006
    ..In conclusion, we observed a distinct temporal expression pattern for Cx36, Cx43, and Cx45, which is probably related to particular roles in retinal function and maintenance of homeostasis during development of the mouse retina...
  5. doi request reprint Lack of photoreceptor signaling alters the expression of specific synaptic proteins in the retina
    A H Kihara
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof Lineu Prestes 1524, 05508 900, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Neuroscience 151:995-1005. 2008
    ..More importantly, this study provides evidence that neuronal activity regulates, but is not essential to maintain, the expression of synaptic elements...
  6. doi request reprint Differential expression of connexins during histogenesis of the chick retina
    A H Kihara
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Dev Neurobiol 68:1287-302. 2008
    ..Characterization of Cx expression in the developing chick retina indicated particular roles for these proteins and revealed similarities and differences when compared to other species...
  7. doi request reprint Connexin36, an essential element in the rod pathway, is highly expressed in the essentially rodless retina of Gallus gallus
    A H Kihara
    Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Comp Neurol 512:651-63. 2009
    ..Moreover, this study demonstrated that Cx36 onto- and phylogenesis in the vertebrate retina simultaneously exhibit similarities and particularities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Small GTP-binding protein RhoB is expressed in glial Müller cells in the vertebrate retina
    Andréa Silveira Santos-Bredariol
    Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP 05508 900, Brazil
    J Comp Neurol 494:976-85. 2006
    ..In addition, we show that RhoB may be an interesting Müller cell marker in the adult retina...