Disrupted social memory ensembles in the ventral hippocampus underlie social amnesia in autism-associated Shank3 mutant mice.
Kentaro Tao, Myung Chung, Akiyuki Watarai, Ziyan Huang, Mu-Yun Wang, Teruhiro Okuyama
Molecular Psychiatry (2022)

Distinct functions of ventral CA1 and dorsal CA2 in social memory
Akiyuki Watarai, Kentaro Tao, Mu-Yun Wang, Teruhiro Okuyama
Current Opinion in Neurobiology 68 29-35 (2021)


Diverse sensory cues for individual recognition.
Myung Chung, Mu-Yun Wang, Ziyan Huang, Teruhiro Okuyama
Development, growth & differentiation 62(9) 507-515 (2020)

Sexually dimorphic role of oxytocin in medaka mate choice.
Saori Yokoi, Kiyoshi Naruse, Yasuhiro Kamei, Satoshi Ansai, Masato Kinoshita, Mari Mito, Shintaro Iwasaki, Shuntaro Inoue, Teruhiro Okuyama, Shinichi Nakagawa, Larry J Young, Hideaki Takeuchi
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U S A 117(9) 4802-4808 (2020)

The blockade of oxytocin receptors in the paraventricular thalamus reduces maternal crouching behavior over pups in lactating mice. 
Akiyuki Watarai, Satoko Tsutaki, Katsuhiko Nishimori, Teruhiro Okuyama, Kazutaka Mogi, Takefumi Kikusui
Neuroscience letters 720 134761-134761 (2020)

Social Memory in Mice

Locus coeruleus input to hippocampal CA3 drives single-trial learning of a novel context.
Wagatsuma A, Okuyama T, Sun C, Smith LM, Abe K, Tonegawa S
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of U S A 115(2) E310-E316 (2018)

Tagging activated neurons with light.
Roy DS, Okuyama T, Tonegawa S
Nature biotechnology 35(9) 827-828 (2017)

Distinct Neural Circuits for the Formation and Retrieval of Episodic Memories.
Roy DS, Kitamura T, Okuyama T, Ogawa SK, Sun C, Obata Y, Yoshiki A, Tonegawa S
Cell 170(5) 1000-1012.e19 (2017)

Social memory engram in the hippocampus.
Okuyama T
Neuroscience research (2017)

Engrams and circuits crucial for systems consolidation of a memory.
Kitamura T, Ogawa SK, Roy DS, Okuyama T, Morrissey MD, Smith LM, Redondo RL, Tonegawa S
Science 356(6333) 73-78 (2017)

Ventral CA1 neurons store social memory.
Okuyama T, Kitamura T, Roy DS, Itohara S, Tonegawa S
Science 353(6307) 1536-1541 (2016)

Mating Preference in Medaka fish

Molecular basis of social competence in medaka fish.
Okuyama T*, Yokoi S*, Takeuchi H
(*; equal contribution)
Development, growth & differentiation 59(4) 211-218 (2017)

Mate-guarding behavior enhances male reproductive success via familiarization with mating partners in medaka fish.
Yokoi S, Ansai S, Kinoshita M, Naruse K, Kamei Y, Young LJ, Okuyama T, Takeuchi H
Frontiers in zoology 13 21 (2016)

An Essential Role of the Arginine Vasotocin System in Mate-Guarding Behaviors in Triadic Relationships of Medaka Fish (Oryzias latipes).
Yokoi S, Okuyama T, Kamei Y, Naruse K, Taniguchi Y, Ansai S, Kinoshita M, Young LJ, Takemori N, Kubo T, Takeuchi H
PLoS genetics 11 e1005009 (2015)

A neural mechanism underlying mating preferences for familiar individuals in medaka fish.
Okuyama T, Yokoi S, Abe H, Isoe Y, Suehiro Y, Imada H, Tanaka M, Kawasaki T, Yuba S, Taniguchi Y, Kamei Y, Okubo K, Shimada A, Naruse K, Takeda H, Oka Y, Kubo T, Takeuchi H
Science 343 91-94 (2014)

Genetic control of startle behavior in medaka fish.
Tsuboko S, Kimura T, Shinya M, Suehiro Y, Okuyama T, Shimada A, Takeda H, Naruse K, Kubo T, Takeuchi H
PloS one 9 e112527 (2014)

Controlled Cre/loxP Site-Specific Recombination in the Developing Brain in Medaka Fish, Oryzias latipes.
Okuyama T, Isoe Y, Hoki M, Suehiro Y, Yamagishi G, Naruse K, Kinoshita M, Kamei Y, Shimizu A, Kubo T, Takeuchi H
PloS one 8 e66597 (2013)

p53 Mutation suppresses adult neurogenesis in medaka fish (Oryzias latipes).
Isoe Y, Okuyama T, Taniguchi Y, Kubo T, Takeuchi H
Biochemical and biophysical research communications 423(4) 627-631 (2012)

Induction of c-fos transcription in the medaka brain (Oryzias latipes) in response to mating stimuli.
Okuyama T, Suehiro Y, Imada H, Shimada A, Naruse K, Takeda H, Kubo T, Takeuchi H
Biochemical and biophysical research communications 404(1) 453-457 (2010)

Transient and permanent gene transfer into the brain of the teleost fish medaka (Oryzias latipes) using human adenovirus and the Cre-loxP system.
Suehiro Y, Kinoshita M, Okuyama T, Shimada A, Naruse K, Takeda H, Kubo T, Hashimoto M, Takeuchi H
FEBS letters 584(16) 3545-3549 (2010)

Coordinated and cohesive movement of two small conspecific fish induced by eliciting a simultaneous optomotor response.
Imada H, Hoki M, Suehiro Y, Okuyama T, Kurabayashi D, Shimada A, Naruse K, Takeda H, Kubo T, Takeuchi H
PloS one 5(6) e11248 (2010)

Proliferation zones in adult medaka (Oryzias latipes) brain.
Kuroyanagi Y*, Okuyama T*, Suehiro Y, Imada H, Shimada A, Naruse K, Takeda H, Kubo T, Takeuchi H
(*; equal contribution)
Brain research 1323 33-40 (2010)

Mass spectrometric map of neuropeptide expression and analysis of the gamma-prepro-tachykinin gene expression in the medaka (Oryzias latipes) brain.
Suehiro Y, Yasuda A, Okuyama T, Imada H, Kuroyanagi Y, Kubo T, Takeuchi H
General and comparative endocrinology 161(1) 138-145 (2009)

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