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arikawa Kentaro

arikawa Kentaro
Research field  (4): Ecology and environmental science ,  Neuroscience - general ,  Neuroscience - general ,  Animals: biochemistry, physiology, behavioral science
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  (22):
  • 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 - 2017 Anatomical and physiological study on early color processing in the insect lamina
  • 2006 - 2008 モンシロチョウにおける視覚機能および翅色の地理的変異と進化
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Papers (179):
  • Nicolas Nagloo, Michiyo Kinoshita, Kentaro Arikawa. Spectral organization of the compound eye of a migrating nymphalid, the chestnut tiger butterfly Parantica sita. The Journal of experimental biology. 2020. 223. Pt 3
  • Pei-Ju Chen, Gregor Belušič, Kentaro Arikawa. Chromatic information processing in the first optic ganglion of the butterfly Papilio xuthus. Journal of comparative physiology. A, Neuroethology, sensory, neural, and behavioral physiology. 2019
  • Adam J Blake, Primož Pirih, Xudong Qiu, Kentaro Arikawa, Gerhard Gries. Compound eyes of the small white butterfly Pieris rapae have three distinct classes of red photoreceptors. Journal of comparative physiology. A, Neuroethology, sensory, neural, and behavioral physiology. 2019. 205. 4. 553-565
  • Nagata T, Arikawa K, Kinoshita M. Photoreceptor projection from a four-tiered retina to four distinct regions of the first optic ganglion in a jumping spider. The Journal of comparative neurology. 2019. 527. 8. 1348-1361
  • Chen PJ, Matsushita A, Wakakuwa M, Arikawa K. Immunolocalization suggests a role of the histamine-gated chloride channel PxHCLB in spectral opponent processing in butterfly photoreceptors. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 2019. 527. 4. 753-766
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MISC (29):
Books (22):
  • 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
Awards (7):
  • 2017 - Jangirnagar 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
  • 2004 - The Zoological Society Award
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Association Membership(s) (5):
The 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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