Research Fields, Keywords

General and Comparative Endocrinology

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • 1981.04

    University of Toyama   Faculty of Science   Graduated

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • 1987.04

    Waseda University  Graduate School, Division of Science and Engineering  Doctor's Course  Completed

  • 1985.04

    University of Toyama  Graduate School, Division of Natural Science  Master's Course  Completed

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2019.10

    University of ToyamaAcademic Assembly   Faculty of Science   Professor  

  • 2019.10

    University of ToyamaFaculty of Science   Department of Biology   Professor  

  • 2006.04

    University of ToyamaGraduate School of Science and Engineering for Research   Life, Information and System Sciences   Human and Life Information Systems   Professor  

  • 2006.04

    University of ToyamaFaculty of Science   Department of Biology   Professor  

Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Morphology/Structure

  • Animal physiology/Animal behavior

Qualification acquired 【 display / non-display

  • Hygiene Engineering Hygiene Manager

  • Specified Chemical Substances Work Chief

  • Organic Solvent Work Chief Person

  • Usual Car License (first kind)

  • Automatic Two-Wheeled Vehicle License


Research project summary 【 display / non-display

  • The regulation of instinctive behaviors in animals is important for survival, and continuance of the species. Our recent studies have revealed that feeding behavior and psychomotor activity are affected by neuropeptides in fish.

Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Identification and signaling characterization of four urotensin II receptor subtypes in the western clawed frog, Xenopus tropicalis

    Norifumi Konno, Moe Takano, Koichi Miura, Mikiya Miyazato, Tomoya Nakamachi, Kouhei Matsuda, Hiroyuki Kaiya

    General and Comparative Endocrinology   299 ( 1 ) e113586   2020.12

    Joint Work


  • Effect of intracerebroventricular administration of two molecular forms of sulfated CCK octapeptide on anxiety-like behavior in the zebrafish Danio rerio

    Matsuda K, Yoshida D, Sachuriga, Watanabe K, Yokobori E, Konno N and Nakamachi T

    Peptides   130   e170330   2020.08

    Joint Work


  • Purification and identification of native forms of goldfish neuromedin U from brain and gut.

    Maruyama K, kaiya H, Miyazato M, Murakami N, Nakahara K, Matsuda K.

    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.   517 ( 3 ) 433 - 438   2019.09

    Joint Work

    DOI PubMed

  • Intracerebroventricular administration of arginine vasotocin (AVT) induces anorexigenesis and anxiety-like behavior in goldfish.

    Araishi, K., Watanabe, K., Yamazaki, T., Nakamachi, T., Matsuda, K.

    Peptides   119   e170118   2019.07

    Joint Work


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Academic Awards Received 【 display / non-display

  • The Yoshimura Prize


Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B)

    Project Year: 2018.04  -  2021.03 

  • Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B)

    Project Year: 2015.04  -  2018.03 

  • Grant-in-Aid for Exploratory Research

    Project Year: 2013.04  -  2015.03