Youngnam Kang

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Affiliation: Osaka University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Bidirectional interactions between h-channels and Na+-K+ pumps in mesencephalic trigeminal neurons
    Youngnam Kang
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Neurosci 24:3694-702. 2004
  2. ncbi Involvement of persistent Na+ current in spike initiation in primary sensory neurons of the rat mesencephalic trigeminal nucleus
    Youngnam Kang
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1 8, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 97:2385-93. 2007
  3. ncbi Nitric oxide activates leak K+ currents in the presumed cholinergic neuron of basal forebrain
    Youngnam Kang
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 98:3397-410. 2007
  4. doi cGMP activates a pH-sensitive leak K+ current in the presumed cholinergic neuron of basal forebrain
    Hiroki Toyoda
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1 8, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 99:2126-33. 2008
  5. ncbi Two opposing roles of 4-AP-sensitive K+ current in initiation and invasion of spikes in rat mesencephalic trigeminal neurons
    Mitsuru Saito
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 96:1887-901. 2006
  6. doi Protein kinase G dynamically modulates TASK1-mediated leak K+ currents in cholinergic neurons of the basal forebrain
    Hiroki Toyoda
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Neurosci 30:5677-89. 2010
  7. ncbi Capsaicin induces theta-band synchronization between gustatory and autonomic insular cortices
    Mitsuru Saito
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Neurosci 32:13470-87. 2012
  8. doi Rapid use-dependent down-regulation of gamma-aminobutyric acid type A receptors in rat mesencephalic trigeminal neurons
    Mitsuru Saito
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka, Japan
    J Neurosci Res 87:3120-33. 2009
  9. doi Enhanced lateral inhibition in the barrel cortex by deletion of phospholipase C-related catalytically inactive protein-1/2 in mice
    Hiroki Toyoda
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1 8, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pflugers Arch 467:1445-56. 2015
  10. doi Differential columnar processing in local circuits of barrel and insular cortices
    Hajime Sato
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Neurosci 28:3076-89. 2008

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  1. ncbi Bidirectional interactions between h-channels and Na+-K+ pumps in mesencephalic trigeminal neurons
    Youngnam Kang
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Neurosci 24:3694-702. 2004
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  2. ncbi Involvement of persistent Na+ current in spike initiation in primary sensory neurons of the rat mesencephalic trigeminal nucleus
    Youngnam Kang
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1 8, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 97:2385-93. 2007
    ..These observations strongly suggest that low-voltage-activated I(NaP) is involved in spike initiation in the stem axon of MTN neurons...
  3. ncbi Nitric oxide activates leak K+ currents in the presumed cholinergic neuron of basal forebrain
    Youngnam Kang
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 98:3397-410. 2007
    ....
  4. doi cGMP activates a pH-sensitive leak K+ current in the presumed cholinergic neuron of basal forebrain
    Hiroki Toyoda
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1 8, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 99:2126-33. 2008
    ..3 to 7.3, contrary to the case seen in the control condition. These observations strongly suggest that 8-Br-cGMP activates a pH- and Ba(2+)-sensitive leak K+ current expressed in the presumed BFC neurons by modulating its pH sensitivity...
  5. ncbi Two opposing roles of 4-AP-sensitive K+ current in initiation and invasion of spikes in rat mesencephalic trigeminal neurons
    Mitsuru Saito
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 96:1887-901. 2006
    ..Consistent with these findings, strong immunoreactivities for Kv1.1 and Kv1.6, among 4-AP-sensitive and low-voltage-activated Kv1 family examined, were detected in the soma but not in the stem axon of MTN neurons...
  6. doi Protein kinase G dynamically modulates TASK1-mediated leak K+ currents in cholinergic neurons of the basal forebrain
    Hiroki Toyoda
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Neurosci 30:5677-89. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi Capsaicin induces theta-band synchronization between gustatory and autonomic insular cortices
    Mitsuru Saito
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Neurosci 32:13470-87. 2012
    ..This network coordination induced by TRPV1 activation could be responsible for autonomic responses to tasting and ingesting spicy foods...
  8. doi Rapid use-dependent down-regulation of gamma-aminobutyric acid type A receptors in rat mesencephalic trigeminal neurons
    Mitsuru Saito
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka, Japan
    J Neurosci Res 87:3120-33. 2009
    ....
  9. doi Enhanced lateral inhibition in the barrel cortex by deletion of phospholipase C-related catalytically inactive protein-1/2 in mice
    Hiroki Toyoda
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1 8, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pflugers Arch 467:1445-56. 2015
    ....
  10. doi Differential columnar processing in local circuits of barrel and insular cortices
    Hajime Sato
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Neurosci 28:3076-89. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the columnar information processing may not be universal across the different cortical areas...
  11. doi Teeth clenching reduces arm abduction force
    Hajime Sato
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1 8, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Exp Brain Res 232:2281-91. 2014
    ..Taken together, our results suggest that the teeth clenching reduced the MICF by depressing the recruitment of deltoid motoneurones presumably via the presynaptic inhibition of spindle afferent inputs onto those motoneurones...
  12. doi GABA(B) receptor-mediated presynaptic inhibition reverses inter-columnar covariability of synaptic actions by intracortical axons in the rat barrel cortex
    Hajime Sato
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 37:190-202. 2013
    ..These results suggest that GABA(B) receptor-mediated presynaptic inhibition can reverse the positive covariability of inter-columnar synaptic actions, which may serve as a basis for inter-columnar desynchronisation...
  13. doi Illusion caused by vibration of muscle spindles reveals an involvement of muscle spindle inputs in regulating isometric contraction of masseter muscles
    Taisuke Tsukiboshi
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 108:2524-33. 2012
    ..These observations suggest that spindle Ia/II inputs play crucial roles both in estimating the load and in controlling the isometric contraction of masseter muscles in the jaw-closed position...
  14. pmc A role of CB1R in inducing θ-rhythm coordination between the gustatory and gastrointestinal insula
    Youngnam Kang
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Sci Rep 6:32529. 2016
    ..This mechanism may be involved in the feeding behavior based on taste recognition. ..
  15. doi A mathematical model of negative covariability of inter-columnar excitatory synaptic actions caused by presynaptic inhibition
    Mitsuru Saito
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 38:2999-3007. 2013
    ..We propose that a slow oscillatory synchronization across columns may emerge following the liberation from the column-wise presynaptic inhibition of inter-columnar synaptic inputs. ..
  16. doi Enhanced desensitization followed by unusual resensitization in GABAA receptors in phospholipase C-related catalytically inactive protein-1/2 double-knockout mice
    Hiroki Toyoda
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1 8, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pflugers Arch 467:267-84. 2015
    ....
  17. doi Recruitment of masseter motoneurons by the presumed spindle Ia inputs
    Youngnam Kang
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Prog Brain Res 187:163-71. 2010
    ..Possible involvements of TASK channels in the orderly recruitment are discussed...
  18. doi Generation of resonance-dependent oscillation by mGluR-I activation switches single spiking to bursting in mesencephalic trigeminal sensory neurons
    Gehoon Chung
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan Pain Cognitive Function Research Center, Dental Research Institute and Department of Neurobiology and Physiology, School of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    Eur J Neurosci 41:998-1012. 2015
    ..6 are co-localized in the stem axon. Taken together, glutamatergic synaptic inputs onto the stem axon may be able to switch the relaying to the bursting mode. ..
  19. pmc The Possible Role of TASK Channels in Rank-Ordered Recruitment of Motoneurons in the Dorsolateral Part of the Trigeminal Motor Nucleus
    Keiko Okamoto
    Department of Neuroscience and Oral Physiology, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Eneuro 3:. 2016
    ..These results suggest that TASK channels play critical roles in rank-ordered recruitment of MNs in the dl-TMN. ..
  20. ncbi Molecular basis underlying GABA(A) responses in rat mesencephalic trigeminal neurons
    Hisayoshi Ishii
    Division of Brain Research, Research Institute of Health Sciences, Health Sciences University of Hokkaido, Youngnam Kang Health Sciences University of Hokkaido, 1757 Kanazawa, Ishikari Tobetsu, Hokkaido 061 0293, Japan
    Neuroreport 13:2265-9. 2002
    ..Known functional roles of both beta and gamma subunits in regulating the expression at the cell surface suggest that the unique subunit composition of GABA(A)Rs may be involved in the characteristics of GABA(A) response in Vmes neurons...