Department of Physiology II


Watabe T, Xu M, Watanabe M, Nabekura J, Higuchi T, Hori K, Sato MP, Nin F, Hibino H, Ogawa K, Masuda M, Tanaka KF.

Time-controllable Nkcc1 knockdown replicates reversible hearing loss in postnatal mice.

Sci Rep, (2017), 7, Article number:13605. Scientific Reports

Sato MP, Higuchi T, Nin F, Ogata G, Sawamura S, Yoshida T, Ota T, Hori K, Komune S, Uetsuka S, Choi S, Masuda M, Watabe T, Kanzaki S, Ogawa K, Inohara H, Sakamoto S, Takebayashi H,  Doi K, Tanaka KF, Hibino H.

Hearing loss controlled by optogenetic stimulation of nonexcitable nonglial cells in the cochlea of the inner ear.

Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, (2017), 10(300): 1-16.  Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience

Ogata G, Ishii Y, Asai K, Sano Y, Nin F, Yoshida T, Higuchi T, Sawamura S, Ota T, Hori K, Maeda K, Komune S, Doi K, Takai M, Findlay I, Kusuhara H, Einaga Y, Hibino H.

A microsensing system for the in vivo real-time detection of local drug kinetics.

Nat Biomed Eng, (2017), 1: 654-666. Nat Biomed Eng, Behind the paper, News & Views

Nin F, Yoshida T, Murakami S, Ogata G, Uetsuka S, Choi S, Doi K, Sawamura S, Inohara H, Komune S, Kurachi Y, Hibino H.

Computer modeling defines the system driving a constant current crucial for homeostasis in the mammalian cochlea by integrating unique ion transports.

npj Systems Biology and Applications, (2017), 3, Article number:24. npj Systems Biology and Applications.

Yoshida T, Sawamura S, Ota T, Higuchi T, Ogata G, Hori K, Nakagawa T, Doi K, Sato MP, Nonomura Y, Horii A, Takahashi S, Komune S, Nin F, Hibino H.

Fibrocytes in the cochlea of the mammalian inner ear: their molecular architecture, physiological properties, and pathological relevance.

Medical Research Archives, (2017), 5(6): 1-16. Medical Research Archives.

Hibino H, Takai M, Noguchi H, Sawamura S, Takahashi Y, Sakai H, Shiku H.

An approach to the research on ion and water properties in the interphase between the plasma membrane and bulk extracellular solution.

J Physiol Sci, (2017), 67(4): 439-445. Pubmed

Choi S, Sato K, Ota T, Nin F, Muramatsu S, Hibino H.

Multifrequency swept optical coherence tomographic vibrometry in biological tissues.

Biomed Opt Express, (2017), 8(2): 608-621. Biomedical Optics Express


Nin F, Yoshida T, Sawamura S, Ogata G, Ota T, Higuchi T, Murakami S, Doi K, Kurachi Y, Hibino H.

The unique electrical properties in an extracellular fluid of the mammalian cochlea; their functional roles, homeostatic processes, and pathological significance.

Pfluger Arch Eur J Physiol, (2016), 468(10): 1637-1649. Pubmed

Yoshida T, Nin F, Murakami S, Ogata G, Uetsuka S, Choi S, Nakagawa T, Inohara H, Komune S, Kurachi Y, Hibino H.

The unique ion permeability profile of cochlear fibrocytes and its contribution to establishing their positive resting membrane potential.

Pfluger Arch Eur J Physiol, (2016), 468(9): 1609-1619. Pubmed

*2017/03/22 Nin F, Yoshida T, Hibino H. ‘The positive resting membrane potential of non-excitable fibrocytes in the mammalian cochlea.’

   上記タイトルにてAtlas of Scienceに掲載。Atlas of Science

Miyasaka Y, Suzuki S, Yoshimoto S, Shitara H, Ohshiba Y, Okakura K, Seki Y, Tokano H, Kitamura K, Takada T, Shiroishi T, Hibino H, Kominami R, Yonekawa H, Kikkawa Y.

Heterozygous mutation of Ush1g/Sans in mice causes early-onset hearing loss, which is recovered by reconstituting the strain-specific mutation in Cdh23.

Hum Mol Genet, (2016), 25(10): 2045-2059. Pubmed


Choi S, Maruyama Y, Suzuki T, Nin F, Hibino H, Sasaki O.

Wide-field heterodyne detection method for two-dimensional surface vibration measurement.

Optics Communications, (2015), 356: 343-349. Optics Communications

Choi S, Watanabe T, Suzuki T, Nin F, Hibino H, Sasaki O.

Multifrequency swept common-path en-face OCT for wide-field measurement of interior surface vibrations in thick biological tissues.

Optics Express, (2015), 23(16): 21078-21089.  Optics Express

Uetsuka S*, Ogata G*, Nagamori S*, Isozumi N, Nin F, Yoshida T, Komune S, Kitahara T, Kikkawa Y, Inohara H, Kanai Y, Hibino H.

Molecular architecture of the stria vascularis membrane transport system, which is essential for physiological function of the mammalian cochlea.

European Journal of Neuroscience, (2015), 42: 1984-2002. [*: equal contributors] Pubmed

*2016/07/18 World Biomedical Frontiersに掲載。World Biomedical Frontiers

Yoshida T, Nin F, Ogata G, Uetsuka S, Kitahara T, Inohara H, Akazawa K, Komune S, Kurachi Y, Hibino H.

NKCCs in the fibrocytes of the spiral ligament are silent on the unidirectional K+-transport that controls the electrochemical properties in

the mammalian cochlea.

Pfluger Arch Eur J Physiol, (2015), 467(7): 1577-1589. Pubmed

Fujita A, Inanobe A, Hibino H, Nielsen S, Ottersen OP, Kurachi Y. 

Clustering of Kir4.1 at specialized compartments of the lateral membrane in ependymal cells of rat brain. 

Cell Tissue Res, (2015), 359(2): 627-634. Pubmed


Yamaguchi S, Tanimoto A, Otsuguro K, Hibino H, Ito S.

Negatively-charged amino acids near and in transient receptor potential (TRP) domain of TRPM4 are one determinant of its Ca2+ sensitivity.

 J Biol Chem, (2014), 289(51): 35265-35282. Pubmed


Adachi N, Yoshida T, Nin F, Ogata G, Yamaguchi S, Suzuki T, Komune S, Hisa Y, Hibino H#, Kurachi Y#.

The mechanism underlying maintenance of the endocochlear potential by the K+ -transport system in the fibrocytes of the inner ear.

Journal of Physiology (London), (2013), 591(18): 4459-4472. [#: equal corresponding authors] Pubmed


Ogata G, Stradleigh TW, Partida GJ, Ishida AT.

Dopamine and Full-Field Illumination Activate D1 and D2-D5-Type Receptors in Adult Rat Retinal Ganglion Cells.

The Journal of Comparative Neurology, (2012), 520(17): 4032–4049. Pubmed

Partida GJ, Stradleigh TW, Ogata G, Godzdanker I, Ishida AT.

Thy1 associates with the cation channel subunit HCN4 in adult rat retina.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, (2012), 53(3): 1696-1703. Pubmed

Nin F, Reichenbach T, Fisher J, Hudspeth AJ.

Contribution of active hair bundle motility to nonlinear amplification in the mammalian cochlea.

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, (2012), 109(51): 21076-21080. Pubmed

Fisher J, Nin F, Reichenbach T, Uthaiah R, Hudspeth AJ.

The special pattern of cochlear amplification.

Neuron, (2012), 76(5): 989-997. Pubmed

Nin F, Hibino H#, Murakami S, Suzuki T, Hisa Y, Kurachi Y#.

A computational model of a circulation current that controls electrochemical properties in the mammalian cochlea.

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, (2012), 109(23): 9191-9196. [#: equal corresponding authors] Pubmed

Reichenbach T, Stefanovic A, Nin F, Hudspeth AJ.

Waves on Reissner’s membrane: A mechanism for the propagation of otoacoustic emissions from the cochlea.

Cell Reports, (2012), 1(4), 374-384. Pubmed


Stradleigh TW, Ogata G, Partida GJ, Oi H, Greenberg KP, Krempely KS, Ishida AT.

Colocalization of HCN channel subunits in rat retinal ganglion cells.

The Journal of Comparative Neurology, (2012), 519(13): 2546–2573. Pubmed




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日本音響学会 内耳有毛細胞機能の分子生物学的基盤とそのモデル 

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Ogata G, Natsume K, Ishizuka S, Hayashi H.

The spike-timing-dependent plasticity function based on a brain sequential lerning system using a recurrent neuronal network.

JAMRIS special issue, (2010), 4(2): 25-30. JAMRIS

Hibino H, Nin F, Tsuzuki C, Kurachi Y.

How is the highly positive endocochlear potential formed? The specific architecture of the stria vascularis and the roles of the ion-transport apparatus.

Pflugers Arch - Eur J Physiol, (2010), 459(4): 521-533. Pubmed

Hibino H, Inanobe A, Furutani K, Murakami S, Findlay I, Kurachi Y.

Inwardly rectifying potassium channels: their structure, function and physiological roles.

Physiol Rev, (2010), 90(1): 291-366.  Pubmed


Hayashida Y*, Varela Rodríguez C*, Ogata G*, Partida GJ*, Oi H, Stradleigh TW, Lee SC, Felipe Colado A, Ishida AT.

Inhibition of adult rat retinal ganglion cells by D1-type dopamine receptor activation,

Journal of Neuroscience, (2009), 29(47) : 15001-15016. Pubmed



生体の科学 60(5): 378-379,2009.


Yamaguchi K, Yamada T.

Roles of forebrain GABA receptors in controlling vasopressin secretion and related phenomena under basal and hyperosmotic circumstances in conscious rats.

Brain Research Bulletin, (2008), 77(1): 61-69. Pubmed

Nin F*, Hibino H*, Doi K, Suzuki T, Hisa Y, Kurachi Y.

The endocochlear potential depends on two K+ diffusion potentials and an electrical barrier in the stria vascularis of the inner ear.

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, (2008), 105(5):1751-1756. [*: equal contributors] Pubmed


Hibino H, Kurachi Y.

Distinct detergent-resistant membrane microdomains (lipid-rafts) respectively harvest K+ and water transport systems in brain astroglia.

Eur J Neurosci, (2007), 26(9):2539-2555. Pubmed


Ogata G, Natsume K.

Synchronization process of neurons depends on giant EPSP of hippocampal pyramidal cells,

Journal of Signal Processing, RISP, (2006), 10(6): 399-406. JSP

Ogata G, Natsume K.

Dependence of neuronal synchronization process on the giant EPSP pattern of hippocampal pyramidal cells,

Journal of Signal Processing, RISP, (2006), 10(4): 239-242. JSP

Yamaguchi K, Yamada T.

Involvement of anteroventral third ventricular AMPA/kainate receptors in both hyperosmotic and hypovolemic AVP secretion in conscious rats.

Brain Research Bulletin, (2006), 71(2): 183-192. Pubmed

Hibino H, Kurachi Y.

Molecular and physiological bases of the K+ circulation in the mammalian inner ear.

Physiology (Bethesda), (2006), 21:336-345. Pubmed

Shibata T, Hibino H, Doi K, Suzuki T, Hisa Y, Kurachi Y.

Gastric type H+,K+-ATPase in the cochlear lateral wall is critically involved in formation of the endocochlear potential.

Am J Physiol; Cell Physiol, (2006), 291(5):C1038-1048. Pubmed


Yamaguchi K, Watanabe K.

Anteroventral third ventricular N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors, but not metabotropic glutamate receptors are involved in hemorrhagic AVP secretion.

Brain Research Bulletin, (2005), 66(1): 59-69.


Ogata G, Yoshimatsu S, Natsume K.

Involvement of intracellular Ca2+/Calmodulin kinase activation network in the induction of bicuculline-induced epileptic

discharges in hippocampal slices and Brain informatics simulator HIPPO-STATION,

International Congress Series, (2004), Vol. 1269, Brain-Inspired IT I, ELSEVIER, pp. 81-84.

Yamaguchi K, Watanabe K.

Pursuit of roles for metabotropic glutamate receptors in the anteroventral third ventricular region in regulating vasopressin secretion and cardiovascular function in conscious rats.

Brain Research Bulletin, (2004), 63(4): 321-329. 

Lesage F*, Hibino H*, Hudspeth AJ.

Association of β-catenin with the α subunit of neuronal large-conductance Ca2+ activated K+ channels.

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, (2004), 101(2):671-675. [*: equal contributors]


Yamaguchi K, Hama H.

A study on the mechanism by which sodium nitroprusside, a nitric oxide donor, applied to the anteroventral third ventricular region provokes facilitation of vasopressin secretion in conscious rats.

Brain Research, (2003), 968: 35-43

Hibino H, Pironkova R, Onwumere O, Rousset M, Charnet P, Hudspeth AJ, Lesage F.

Direct interaction with a nuclear protein and regulation of gene silencing by a variant of the Ca2+ channel β4 subunit.

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, (2003), 100(1): 307-312.


Akaishi T.

Scrotal skin temperature affects the activity of the hypothalamic magnocellular neurons in the rat.

Acta Medica et Biologica, (2002), 50 pp.171-176.

Yamaguchi K, Watanabe K.

Contribution of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors in the anteroventral third ventricular region to vasopressin secretion, but not to cardiovascular responses  provoked by hyperosmolality and prostaglandin E2 in conscious rats.

Brain Research Bulletin, (2002), 58 (3): 301-309.

Hibino H, Pironkova R, Onwumere O, Vologodskaia M, Hudspeth AJ, Lesage F.

RIM-binding proteins (RBPs) couple Rab3-interacting molecules (RIMs) to voltage gated Ca2+ channels.

Neuron, (2002), 34(3): 411-423.


Hibino H, Inanobe A, Tanemoto M, Fujita A, Doi K, Kubo T, Hata Y, Takai Y, Kurachi Y.

Anchoring proteins confer G protein-sensitivity to an inward-rectifier K+ channel through GK domain.

EMBO J, (2000), 19(1): 78-83.


Akaishi T. & Homma S.

Responses to osmotic stimulation of putative vasopressin and oxytocin neurons in supraoptic nucleus of ovariectomized rats.

Acta Medica et Biologica, (1999), 47: 1-8

Hibino H, Horio Y, Fuijta A, Inanobe A, Doi K, Gotow T, Uchiyama Y, Kubo T, Kurachi Y.

Expression of an inwardly rectifying K+ channel, Kir4.1, in the satellite cells of rat cochlear ganglia.

Am J Physiol; Cell Physiol, (1999), 277(4): C638-C644.


Hibino H, Horio Y, Inanobe A, Doi K, Ito M, Yamada M, Gotow T, Uchiyama Y, Kawamura M, Kubo T, Kurachi Y.

An ATP-dependent inwardly rectifying potassium channel, KAB-2 (Kir4.1), in cochlear stria vascularis of inner ear: its specific subcellular localization and correlation with the formation of endocochlear potential.

J Neurosci, (1997), 17(12):4711-4721.


Akaishi T & Homma S.

Hypothalamic osmoregulation for vasopressin release in streptozotocin-diabetic rats in vivo and in vitro.

Brain Research, (1992), 569: 86-92.


Akaishi T & Sakuma Y.

Estrogen induced moduration of hypothalamic osmoregulation in the female rat.

Am. J. Physiol (Reg. Integ. Comp. Physiol.), (1990), 258: R924-929

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