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arikawa Kentaro

arikawa Kentaro
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Research field  (3): Animals: biochemistry, physiology, behavioral science ,  Ecology and environmental science ,  Neuroscience - general
Research keywords  (13): 昆虫, insect ,  複眼, compound eye ,  個眼, ommatidium ,  視覚, vision ,  色覚, color vision ,  視細胞, photoreceptor ,  分光感度, spectral sensitivity ,  視物質, visual pigment ,  行動, behavior ,  チョウ, butterfly ,  眼球外光受容, extraocular photoreception ,  尾端光受容器, genital photoreceptor ,  交尾行動, copulation behavior
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (24):
  • 2018 - 2023 Spectral opponency in photoreceptors : neuroethological analysis
  • 2018 - 2021 Relationship of color and polarization information in the butterfly lamina
  • 2017 - 2019 Motion and color information processing in the Papilio visual system
  • 2014 - 2018 Anatomical and physiological analysis of early color processing in the insect lamina
  • 2014 - 2017 ウラギンシジミにおける視覚的種内他個体認識の神経行動学的研究
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Papers (154):
  • Daiki Wakita, Hiromichi Shibasaki, Michiyo Kinoshita, Kentaro Arikawa. Morphology and spectral sensitivity of long visual fibers and lamina monopolar cells in the butterfly Papilio xuthus. Journal of Comparative Neurology. 2024
  • Michiyo Kinoshita, Kentaro Arikawa. ‘Color’ processing in the butterfly visual system. Trends in Neurosciences. 2023. 46. 5. 338-340
  • Tokiho Akiyama, Hironobu Uchiyama, Shunsuke Yajima, Kentaro Arikawa, Yohey Terai. Parallel evolution of opsin visual pigments in hawkmoths by tuning of spectral sensitivities during transition from a nocturnal to a diurnal ecology. The Journal of experimental biology. 2022. 225. 23
  • Marko Ilić, Pei-Ju Chen, Primož Pirih, Andrej Meglič, Jošt Prevc, Masaya Yago, Gregor Belušič, Kentaro Arikawa. Simple and complex, sexually dimorphic retinal mosaic of fritillary butterflies. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences. 2022. 377. 1862. 20210276-20210276
  • Clément Céchetto, Kentaro Arikawa, Michiyo Kinoshita. Motion-sensitive neurons activated by chromatic contrast in a butterfly visual system. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences. 2022. 377. 1862. 20210277-20210277
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MISC (99):
  • History and perspectives of insect color vision studies. 2019. 43. 4. 215-218
  • Finlay J. Stewart, Michiyo Kinoshita, Kentaro Arikawa. Colour and motion vision in a tetrachromatic butterfly. INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY. 2017. 57. E419-E419
  • 蟻川 謙太郎. 田中さんの背中 (田中一朗教授 退職記念号). 横浜市立大学論叢. 自然科学系列 = The bulletin of Yokohama City University. 横浜市立大学学術研究会 編. 2017. 65. 1. 35-38
  • 蟻川 謙太郎, 佐藤 綾, 木下 充代. Mechanism of insect vision. JATAFFジャーナル = JATAFF journal : 農林水産技術. 2016. 4. 7. 6-10
  • 徳嶋 賀彰, 上原 拓也, 山口 照美, 蟻川 謙太郎, 戒能 洋一, 霜田 政美. Receptor based modeling of wavelength preference in insects. JATAFFジャーナル = JATAFF journal : 農林水産技術. 2016. 4. 7. 11-15
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Books (25):
  • Encyclopedia of Zoology (in Japanese)
    2018 ISBN:4621303090
  • 次世代バイオミメティクス研究の最前線《普及版》 (バイオテクノロジー)
    シーエムシー 2017 ISBN:4781312179
  • All about Papilio xuthus (in Japanese)
    2017 ISBN:4591154335
  • Encyclopedia of light and life (in Japanese)
    2016 ISBN:9784254171617
  • Senses
    2015 ISBN:9784320057722
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Professional career (1):
  • Doctor of Phylosophy
Work history (8):
  • 2022/04 - 現在 SOKENDAI, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies Research Center for Integrative Evolutionary Science Professor
  • 2006/04 - 2022/03 SOKENDAI, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies School of Advanced Sciences Professor
  • 2000/08 - 2006/03 Yokohama City University Graduate School of Integrated Sciences Professor
  • 1994/04 - 2000/07 Yokohama City University Faculty of Science Associate Professor
  • 1983/11 - 1994/03 Yokohama City University Faculty of Literature and Science Assistant Professor
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Awards (8):
  • 2022 - National Medal with Purple Ribbon (Achievement in Neuroethology)
  • 2017 - Jahangirnagar University, Butterfly Award 2017
  • 2015 - The Japanese Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry Society's Prize Studies on the spectral organization of compound eyes and color vision in butterflies
  • 2005 - The 13th Kihara Prize for Life Sciences
  • 2004 - The 53rd Yokohama Culture Award
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Association Membership(s) (6):
Neuroethology Danwakai ,  Japanese Society of Applied Entomology and Zoology ,  International Society for Neuroethology ,  Society for Neuroscience ,  Japan Society for General and Comparative Physiology ,  Zoological Society of Japan
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