ITO Tetsufumi

FacultyDepartment of Anatomy Ⅱ
PositionAssociate Professor

Research Activities

Published Papers

  • Inhibitory Neural Circuits in the Mammalian Auditory Midbrain., Ono M, Ito T, J Exp Neurosci.12:1-11Dec. 2018
  • Organization of subcortical auditory nuclei of Japanese house bat (Pipistrellus abramus) identified with cytoarchitecture and molecular expression., Ito Tetsufumi;Furuyama Takafumi;Hase Kazuma;Kobayasi Kohta I;Hiryu Shizuko;Riquimaroux Hiroshi, The Journal of comparative neurology526:2824-2844Aug. 2018
  • Association of tongue brushing with the number of fungiform taste buds and taste perception: A preliminary study using confocal laser scanning microscopy in combination with a filter-paper disc method., Kobayashi J, Saito T, Ito T, Yoshimura H, Matsuda S, Yoshida H, Fujita R, Sano K84:145-150Sep. 2017
  • Development of Functional Interlaminar Pathways in the Mouse Superior Colliculus Revealed by Optical Imaging with Axonal Labeling, (Morita N), Ito T, Hasegawa RP, Murase K, Journal of Biosciences and Medicines5:11-35Aug. 2017
  • Relationship between gustatory function and average number of taste buds per fungiform papilla measured by confocal laser scanning microscopy in humans., Saito T+, Ito T+, Ito Y, Manabe Y, Sano K125:44-48Feb. 2017
  • Gustatory Dysfunction and Decreased Number of Fungiform Taste Buds in Patients With Chronic Otitis Media With Cholesteatoma., Saito T+, Ito T+, Ito Y, Yamada T, Okamoto M, Manabe Y125:704-709May 2016
  • Comparison of fungiform taste-bud distribution among age groups using confocal laser scanning microscopy in vivo in combination with gustatory function., Saito T+, Ito T+, Ito Y, Manabe Y, Sano K124:135-140Feb. 2016
  • Tectothalamic inhibitory projection neurons in the avian torus semicircularis., Ito T*, Atoji Y524:2604-2622Feb. 2016
  • Long-term Follow-up Results of Regeneration Process of Fungiform Taste Buds After Severing the Chorda Tympani Nerve During Middle Ear Surgery., Saito T+, Ito T+, Ito Y, Manabe Y125:393-399Nov. 2015
  • Functional organization of the local circuit in the inferior colliculus., Ito T, Bishop DC, Oliver DL91:22-34Oct. 2015
  • Functional organization of the mammalian auditory midbrain., Ono M, Ito T65:499-506Sep. 2015
  • Distribution of glutamatergic, GABAergic, and glycinergic neurons in the auditory pathways of macaque monkeys., Ito T, Inoue K, Takada M310:128-151Sep. 2015
  • Convergence of lemniscal and local excitatory inputs on large GABAergic tectothalamic neurons., Ito T, Hioki H, Sohn J, Okamoto S, Kaneko T, Iino S, Oliver DL523:2277-2296Apr. 2015
  • Local and commissural IC neurons make axosomatic inputs on large GABAergic tectothalamic neurons., Ito T*, Oliver DL522:3539-3554Oct. 2014
  • Degeneration Process of Fungiform Taste Buds After Severing the Human Chorda Tympani Nerve-Observation by Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy., Saito T+, Ito T+, Ito Y, Kato Y, Manabe Y, Narita N36:539-544May 2014
  • Observation of regenerated fungiform taste buds after severing the chorda tympani nerve using confocal laser scanning microscopy in vivo., Saito T+, Ito T+, Kato Y, Yamada T, Manabe Y, Narita N35:110-116Mar. 2014
  • Amygdala kindling induces nestin expression in the leptomeninges of the neocortex., Ninomiya S, Esumi S, Ohta K, Fukuda T, Ito T, Imayoshi I, Kageyama R, Ikeda T, Itohara S, Tamamaki N75:121-129Feb. 2013
  • The basic circuit of the IC: tectothalamic neurons with different patterns of synaptic organization send different messages to the thalamus., Ito T*, Oliver DL6:article no. 482012
  • Light and electron microscopic observation of regenerated fungiform taste buds in patients with recovered taste function after severing chorda tympani nerve., Saito T, Ito T, Narita N, Yamada T, Manabe Y120:713-721Nov. 2011
  • Morphology of human fungiform papillae after severing chorda tympani nerve., Saito T, Narita N, Yamada T, Manabe Y, Ito T120:300-306May 2011
  • Expression of glutamate and inhibitory amino acid vesicular transporters in the rodent auditory brainstem., Ito T, Bishop DC, Oliver DL519:316-340Feb. 2011
  • Origins of Glutamatergic Terminals in the Inferior Colliculus Identified by Retrograde Transport and Expression of VGLUT1 and VGLUT2 Genes., Ito T, Oliver DL4:article no. 135Sep. 2010
  • Two classes of GABAergic neurons in the inferior colliculus., Ito T, Bishop DC, Oliver DL29:13860-13869Nov. 2009
  • Some gamma-motoneurons contain gamma-aminobutyric acid in the rat cervical spinal cord., Ito T*, Hioki H, Nakamura K, Kaneko T, Iino S, Nojyo Y1201:78-87Mar. 2008
  • alpha-Klotho as a regulator of calcium homeostasis., Imura A, Tsuji Y, Murata M, Maeda R, Kubota K, Iwano A, Obuse C, Togashi K, Tominaga M, Kita N, Tomiyama K, Iijima J, Nabeshima Y, Fujioka M, Asato R, Tanaka S, Kojima K, Ito J, Nozaki K, Hashimoto N, Ito T, Nishio T, Uchiyama T, Fujimori T, Nabeshima Y316:1615-1618Jun. 2007
  • Gamma-aminobutyric acid-containing sympathetic preganglionic neurons in rat thoracic spinal cord send their axons to the superior cervical ganglion., Ito T*, Hioki H, Nakamura K, Tanaka Y, Nakade H, Kaneko T, Iino S, Nojyo Y502:113-125May 2007
  • A part of cholinergic fibers in mouse superior cervical ganglia contain GABA or glutamate., Ito T*, Iino S, Nojyo Y1046:234-238Jun. 2005
  • Cochlear nerve demyelination causes prolongation of wave I latency in ABR of the myelin deficient (md) rat., Ito T*, Tokuriki M, Shibamori Y, Saito T, Nojyo Y191:119-124May 2004
  • Three forebrain structures directly inform the auditory midbrain of echolocating bats., Ito Tetsufumi, Yamamoto Ryo, Furuyama Takafumi, Hase Kazuma, Kobayasi Kohta I, Hiryu Shizuko, Honma Satoru, Neuroscience letters712:1344812019
  • Different coding strategy of sound information between GABAergic and glutamatergic neurons in the auditory midbrain, Ito Tetsufumi, The Journal of physiology598:1039-1072Mar. 2020

Books etc

  • Neuron Types,Intrinsic Circuits, and Plasticity in the Inferior Colliculus
    The Oxford Handbook of the Auditory Brainstem (Karl Kandler)
    Tetsufumi Ito, Munenori Ono, Douglas L Oliver
    Oxford University Press  2019


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