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Hajime Watanobe

Division of Internal Medicine

Center for Clinical Research

International University of Health and Welfare

2600-1 Kitakanemaru



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  • Division of Internal Medicine, Center for Clinical Research, International University of Health and Welfare, 2600-1 Kitakanemaru, Japan. 2001 - 2003
  • Third Department of Internal Medicine, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Aomori, Japan. 2001


  1. A mechanism underlying the sexually dimorphic ACTH response to lipopolysaccharide in rats: sex steroid modulation of cytokine binding sites in the hypothalamus. Watanobe, H., Yoneda, M. J. Physiol. (Lond.) (2003) [Pubmed]
  2. Manipulation of neonatal gonadal steroid milieu and leptin secretion in later life in male and female rats. Watanobe, H., Habu, S. Regul. Pept. (2003) [Pubmed]
  3. Pivotal roles of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone and the melanocortin 4 receptor in leptin stimulation of prolactin secretion in rats. Watanobe, H., Schiöth, H.B., Izumi, J. J. Neurochem. (2003) [Pubmed]
  4. Adrenal glucocorticoids do not mediate impaired reproductive function induced by lipopolysaccharide in rats. Watanobe, H., Habu, S. Neuroendocrinology (2003) [Pubmed]
  5. Hypothalamic interleukin-1 beta and tumor necrosis factor-alpha, but not interleukin-6, mediate the endotoxin-induced suppression of the reproductive axis in rats. Watanobe, H., Hayakawa, Y. Endocrinology (2003) [Pubmed]
  6. Evaluation of the role of melanocortin 3 and 4 receptors in leptin-stimulated and spontaneous growth hormone secretion in rats. Watanobe, H., Yoneda, M. Neuroendocrinology (2003) [Pubmed]
  7. Sexual dimorphism in the pituitary-adrenal response to tumor necrosis factor-alpha, but not to interleukin-6, in the rat. Watanobe, H. Brain Res. Bull. (2002) [Pubmed]
  8. Postnatal profile of plasma leptin concentrations in male and female rats: relation with the maturation of the pituitary-gonadal axis. Watanobe, H., Schiöth, H.B. Regul. Pept. (2002) [Pubmed]
  9. Leptin regulates growth hormone-releasing factor, somatostatin, and alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone but not neuropeptide Y release in rat hypothalamus in vivo: relation with growth hormone secretion. Watanobe, H., Habu, S. J. Neurosci. (2002) [Pubmed]
  10. Normalization of circulating leptin levels by fasting improves the reproductive function in obese OLETF female rats. Watanobe, H., Yoneda, M., Kohsaka, A., Kakizaki, Y., Suda, T., Schiöth, H.B. Neuropeptides (2001) [Pubmed]
  11. Further evidence for a significant participation of the melanocortin 4 receptor in the preovulatory prolactin surge in the rat. Watanobe, H., Yoneda, M., Kakizaki, Y., Kohsaka, A., Suda, T., Schiöth, H.B. Brain Res. Bull. (2001) [Pubmed]
  12. A significant participation of leukemia inhibitory factor in regulating the reproductive function in rats: a novel action of the pleiotropic cytokine. Watanobe, H., Yoneda, M. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2001) [Pubmed]
  13. Ciliary neurotrophic factor, a gp130 cytokine, regulates preovulatory surges of luteinizing hormone and prolactin in the rat. Watanobe, H., Habu, S. Neuroendocrinology (2001) [Pubmed]
  14. Nitric oxide mediates leptin-induced preovulatory luteinizing hormone and prolactin surges in rats. Watanobe, H., Schiöth, H.B. Brain Res. (2001) [Pubmed]
  15. In vivo release of prolactin-releasing peptide in rat hypothalamus in association with luteinizing hormone and prolactin surges. Watanobe, H. Neuroendocrinology (2001) [Pubmed]
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