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    Yuzaki Lab's (Department of Neurophysiology, Keio University School of Medicine) research theme is to elucidate "how neural activity and environmental changes induce memory and learning,、, 、and how they change the neural network itself ."。For details please Click here.
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Sodium channel gene SCN2A nonsense mutation was found in patients with refractory epilepsy and mental retardation (J. Neurosci.)2004.12.31
Kamiya, K., Kaneda, M., SM.awara, T., Mazaki, E., OkamT.a, N., montal, M., see, N., Tanaka, M., Fukushima, K., Fujiwara, T., Inoue, Y., Yamakawa, C. A nonsense mutation of the sodium channel gene SCN2A in a patient with intractable epilepsy and mental decline. J. Neurosci. 24: 2690-2698, 2004


Molecules that control synaptic plasticity and morphological and functional synaptic plasticity - delta receptor 2 (invited review; Cerebellum)2004.4.28

Yuzaki, M. The delta2 glutamate receptor―A key molecule controlling synaptic plasticity and structure in Purkinje cells. Cerebellum, 3:89-93, 2004.


P2X2 purine receptors in the retina are selectively present in the cholinergic pathways activated OFF (J Comp Neurol)2004.4.9

Kaneda, M., Ishii, K., Morishima, Y., Akagi, T., Yamazaki, Y., Nakanishi, S., Hashikawa, T. OFF-cholinergic-pathway-selective localization of P2X2 purinoceptors in the mouse retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 476:103-111, 2004.


Directly beneath the C-terminal domain of the receptor cell membrane is to control the escape of a Delta 2 from ER (Eur J Neurosci)2004.4.9

Matsuda, S., Hannen, R., Matsuda, K., Yamada, N., Tubbs, T., Yuzaki, M. The C-terminal juxtamembrane region of the delta2 glutamate receptors controls its export from the endoplasmic reticulum, Eur. J. Neurosci., 19:1683-1690, 2004.