Horii, Y., Nikaido, Y., Nagai, K., Nakashima, T.
Exposure to TMT odor affects adrenal sympathetic nerve activity and behavioral consequences in rats
Behav Brain Res 2010; 214: 317-322.
Horii, Y., Tanida, M., Shen, J., Hirata, T., Kawamura, N., Wada, A., Nagai, K.
Effects of Eucommia leaf extracts on autonomic nerves, body temperature, lipolysis, food intake, and body weight
Neurosci Lett 2010; 479: 181-186.
Kishi S, Shimoke K, Nakatani Y, Shimada T. Okumura N, Nagai K, Shin-Ya K, Ikeuchi T.
Nerve growth factor attenuates 2-deoxy-d-glucose-triggered endoplasmic reticulum stress-mediated apoptosis via enhanced expression of GRP78.
Neurosci. Res. 2010; 66: 14-21.
Kawaguchi C, Isojima Y, Shintani N, Hatanaka M, Guo X, Okumura N, Nagai K, Hashimoto H, and Baba A.
PACAP-deficient mice exhibit light parameter-dependent abnormalities on nonvisual photoreception and early activity onset.
PLoS One 2010; 5: e9286.
Matsumura, S., Eguchi, A., Kitabayashi, N., Tanida, M., Shen, J., Horii, Y., Nagai, K., Tsuzuki, S. Inoue, K., Fushiki, T.
Effect of an intraduodenal injection of fat on the activities of the adrenal efferent sympathetic nerve and the gastric efferent parasympathetic nerve in urethane-anesthetized rats
Neurosci Res 2010; 67: 236-244.
Kubomura D, Matahira Y, Nagai K, Niijima A
Effect of anserine ingestion on the hyperglycemia and autonomic nerves in rats and humans.
Nutr. Neurosci. 2010; 13: 123-128.
Tanida M, Shintani N, Morita Y, Tsukiyama N, Hatanaka M, Hashimoto H, Sawai H, Baba A, Nagai K.
Regulation of autonomic nerve activities by central pituitary adenylate cyclase-activation polypeptide.
Regulatory Peptides 2010; 161: 73-83.
Tanida M, Shen J, Kubomura D, Nagai K
Effects of anserine on the renal sympathetic nerve and blood pressure in urethane-anesthetized rats.
Physiological Res 2010; 59: 177-185.


Tanida, M., Tsuruoka, N., Shen, J., Horii, Y., Beppu, Y., Kiso, Y., Nagai, K.
Effects of flavangenol on autonomic nerve activities and dietary body weight gain in rats

Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 2009; 73: 2374-2378.



Gotoh H, Okumura A, Nagai K, Okumura N.
Localization of phospho-tyrosine489-beta-adducin immunoreactivity in the hypothalamic tanycytes and its involvement in energy homeostasis.
Brain Res. 2008; 1228: 97-106
Tanida M, Shen J, Nakmura T, NIijima A, Nagai K
Day-night difference in Thermoregulatory responsed to olfactiory stimulation
Neurosci. Lett. 42008; 39: 192-197
Tanida M, Shen J, Maeda K, Horii Y, Yamano T, Fukushima Y, Nagai K.
High-fat diet-induced obesity is attenuated by probiotic strain Lactobacillus paracasei ST11 (NCC2461) in rats.
Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. 2008; 2: 159-169
Unno H, Yamashita T, Ujita S, Okumura N, Otani H, Okumura A, Nagai K, usunoki M 
Structural bases for substarate recognition and hydrolysis by mouse carnosinase CN2.
J Biol Chem 2008; 283:27289-27299
Watanabe M, Takeasa I, Kawaguchi N, Miyake M, Nishimura N, Matsubara T, Matsuo E, Sekimoto M, Nagai,K, Matsuura N, Monden M, Nishimura O
An application of 2-nitrobenzenesulfenyl method to proteomic profiling of human colorectal carsinoma:A novel approach for biomarker discovery.
Proteomics Clin. Appl. 2008; 2:925-935
Shen J, Yao J, Tanida M, Nagai K
Regulation of sympathetic nerve activity by L-carnosine in mammalian white adipose tissue.
Neurosci. Lett. 2008; 441:100-104
Tanida M, Shen J, Niijima A, Yamatodani A, Oishi K, Ishida N, Nagai K
Effects of olfactory stimulations with scents of grapefruit and lavender oils on renal sympathetic nerve and blood pressure in Clock mutana mice.
Auton. Neurosci: Basic & Clin. 2008:139:1-8
Otani H, Okumura A, Nagai K, Okumura N
Colocalization of carnosine-degrading enzyme CN2 with histidine decarboxylase in the tuberomammillary nucleus of the hypothalamus
Neurosci. Lett. 2008; 445: 166-169



Tanida M, Fukushima Y, Yamano T, Maeda K, Horii Y, Shen J, Nagai K
Efects of probiotic strain of lactobacillus paracase ST11 (NCC2461) on autonomic nerve activities, blood pressure and appetite in rats
Curr Top Nutraceutical Res 2007; 4: 157-164.
Hatanaka M, Tanida M, Shintani N, Isojima Y, Kakuda M, Kawaguchi C, Hashimoto H, Matsuha T, Nagai K, Baba A
Lack of light-induced elevation of renal sympathetic nerve activity and plasma corticosterone levels in PACAP-deficient mice.
Neurosci. Lett. 2007; 444: 153-156
Okumura A, Nagai K, Okumura N
Interaction of α1-syntrophin with multiple isoforms of heterotrimeric G proteinαsubunits
FEBS J. 2007;275: 22-33
Tanida M, Gotoh H, Taniguchi H, Otani H, Shen J, Nakamura T, Tsuruoka N, Kiso Y, Okumura N, Nagai K 
Effects of central injection of L-carnosine on sympathetic nerve activity innervating brown adipose tissue and body temperature in rats.
Regulatory Peptides 2007; 144: 62-71
Shen J, Tanida M, Niijima A, Nagai K. 
In vivo effects of leptin on autonomic nerve activity and lipolysis in rats.
Neurosci. Lett. 2007; 416: 193-197.
Shen J, Niijima A, Tanida M, Horii Y, Nakamura T, Nagai K.
Mechanism of changes induced in plasma glycerol by scent stimulation with grapefruit and lavender essential oils.
Neurosci. Lett. 2007; 416: 241-246
Nakamura T, Tanida M, Niijima A, Shen J, Nagai K
Auditory stimulation affects renal sympathetic nerve activity and blood pressure in rats
Neurosci. Lett. 2007; 416: 107-112
Tanida M, Yamatodani A, Niijima A, Shen J, Todo T, Nagai K.
Autonomic and cardiovascular responses to scent stimulation are altered in cry KO mice. 
Neurosci. Lett. 2007; 413: 177-182
Tanida, M, Kaneko H, Shen J, Nagai K. 
Involvement of histaminergic system in renal sympathetic and cardiovascular responses to leptin and ghrelin
Neurosci. Lett. 2007; 413:88-92
Tanida M, Shen J, Horii Y, Matsuda M, Kihara S, Fuhahashi T, Shimomura I, Sawai H, Fukuda Y, Matsuzawa Y, Nagai K.
Effects of adiponectin on the renal sympathetic nerve activity and blood pressure in rats.
Exp. Biol. Med. (Maywood) 2007; 232: 390-397



Gotoh H, Okumura N, Yagi T, Okumura A, Shima T, Nagai K
Fyn-induced phosphorylation of beta-adducin at tyrosine 489 and its role in their subcellular localization.
Biochem Biophys Res Commum. 2006; 346: 600-603
Takano A, Nagai K.
Serine 714 might be implicated in the regulation of the phosphorylation in other areas of mPer1 protein.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006; 346: 95-101
Yamada S, Ijojima Y, Kanamori S, Waguri S, Uchiyama Y, Nagai K.
Uncoupling protein 2 negatively regulate neurite extensions in PC12h cells
Neurosci. Lett. 2006; 410: 110-114.
Yamashita T, Unno H, Ujita S, Otani H, Okumura N, Hashida-Okumura A, Nagai K, Kusunoki M
Crystallization and preliminary crystallographic study of carnosinase CN2 from mice.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2006; 62: 996-998
Yamano, T., Tanida, M., Maeda, K., Okumura, N., Fukushima, Y., Nagai, K. 
Effects of the probiotic strain Lactobacillus johnsonii strain La1 on autonomic nerves and blood glucose in rats.
Life Sci. 2006; 79: 1963-1967
Tanida, A. Niijima, J. Shen, S. Yamada, H. Sawai, Y. Fukuda, K. Nagai
Dose-different effects of orexin-A on the renal sympathetic nerve and blood pressure in urethane-anesthetized rats.
Exp. Biol. Med. 22006; 31: 1616-1625.
Takai T(Tomoyo), Takaya T, Makano M, Akutsu H, Nakagawa A, Aimoto S, Nagai K, Ikegami K. 
Orexin-A is composed of a highly conserved C-terminal and a specific, hydrophilic N-terminal region, revealing the structural basis of specific recognition by the orexin-1 receptor
Peptide Res. 2006; 12: 443-454.
Tanida M, Niijima, A., Shen, J., Nakamura, T., Nagai, K.
Olfactory stimulation with scent of lavender oil affects autonomic neurotransmission and blood pressure in rats.
Neurosci. Lett. 2006; 398: 155-160.
Taniguchi, H., , Tanida, H., Okumura, H., Hamada,J., Sano, S. and Nagai, K. 
Regulation of Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nerve Activities by BIT/SHPS-1
Neurosci. Lett. 2006; 398: 102-106
Kita, K., Okumura, N., Watanabe, M., Matsubara, T., Nishimura, O., Nagai,K
Evidence for phosphorylation of rat liver glucose-regulated protein 58, GRP58/ERp57/ER60, induced by fasting and leptin.
FEBS Lett. 2006; 580: 199-205
Kiyama, A., Isojima, Y., Nagai, K
Role of Per1-interacting protein of the suprachiasmatic nucleus in NGF meiated neuronal survival,
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commum. 2006; 339 : 514-519



wanaga,H., Yano, M., OPkada, K., Azuma, T., Takkiguchi, S., Fujiwara, Y., Nakayama, M., Kobayashi, M., Oishi, K., Ishida, N., Nagai, k., Monden, M. 
Per2 gene expressions in the suprachiasmatic nucleus and liver differntially respond to nutrition factor in rats.
Parenter. Enteral Nutr. 2005; 29: 157-161
Matsubata T, Okumura N, Okumura A, Nagai K
cGMP-dependent phosphorylation and degradation of myristorylated alanine-rich C-kinase substrate.
Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. 2005; 326:735-743
Tanida, M., Niijima, A., Shen, J. Nakamura, T., Nagai, K
Olfactory stimulation with scent of essential oil of grapefruit affects autonomic neurotransmission and blood pressure.
Brain Res. 2005; 1058: 44-55.
Tanida, M., Yamano, T., Maeda, K., Okumura, N., Fukushima, Y., Nagai, K.
Effects of intraduodenal injection of Lactobacillus Johnsonii La1 on renal sympathetic nerve activity and blood pressure in urethane-anesthetized rats
Neurosci. Lett. 2005; 389:109-114
Shen, J. Niijima. A., Tanida, M., Horii, Y., Maeda, K., Nagai, K. 
Olfactory stimulation with scent of lavender oil affects autonomic nerves, lipolysis and appetite in rats.
Neurosci. Lett. 2005; 383: 188-193
Shen, J., Niijima, A, Tanida, M, Horii, Y., Maeda, K., Nagai, K. 
Olfactory stimulation with scent of grapefruit oil affects autonomic nerves, lipolysis and appetite in rats.
Neurosci. Lett. 2005; 380: 289-294
Okumura N, Hashida-Okumura A, Kita K, Matsubae M, Matsubara T, Takao T, Nagai K.
Proteomic analysis of slow- and fast-twitch skeletal muscles
Proteomics 2005; 5:2896-2906.
Otani H, Okumura N, Hashida-Okumura A, Nagai, K. 
Identification and characterization of a mouse dipeptidase that hydrolyzes L-carnosine.
Biochem. 2005; 137: 167-175.
Tanida M, Niijima A, Fukuda Y, Sawai H, Tsuruoka N, Shen J, Yamada S, Kiso Y, Nagai K
Dose-dependent effects of L-carnosine on the renal sympathetic nerve and blood pressure in urethane-anesthetized rats.
Am. J. Physiol. 2005; 288: R447-R455.



Book Chapter

Okumura N, Tanida M, NIijima A, Tsuruoka N, Kiso Y, Horii Y, Nagai K
Carnosine and the control of blood glucose in: Imidazole Dipeptides: Chemistry, Analysis, Function and Effects (2015)
Shen J, Yao JF, Tanida M, Horii Y, Nagai K
An Evidence-based Perspective of Lentinus Edodes (Shiitake Mushroom) for Cancer Patients in: Evidence-based Anticancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine pp301-317 (2011)