かねこひろゆき

Hiroyuki KANEKO

Ph.D.
  • Research Field :
    Biology
  • Specific Research Topic :
    Developmental Biology, Marin Biology

Research Description

Morphogenetic and physiological functions of starfish embryonic and larval cells

Material

Selected Journal Publications

  1. Furukawa R., Tamaki K., Kaneko H.(2016) Two macrophage migration inhibitory factors regulate starfish larval immune cell chemotaxis. Immunol Cell Biol94(4): 315-321 関連リンク

  2. Furukawa R., Takahashi Y., Nakajima Y., Dan-Sohkawa M. and Kaneko H. (2009) Defense system by mesenchyme cells in bipinnaria larvae of the starfish, Asterina pectinifera. Dev Comp Immunol33(2): 205-215 doi

  3. Kaneko H., Okai M., Murabe N., Shimizu T., Ikegami S., and Dan-Sohkawa M. (2005) Fibrous component of the blastocoelic extracellular matrix shapes epithelia in concert with mesenchyme cells in starfish embryos. Dev Dyn232: 915-927 doi

Collaborative Research Recruitment

Although from the outside our lab appears to be categorized as basic biology, the interests of its members vary considerably. We keep the larvae of many species of invertebrates in our lab, and are happy to show specimens to those expressing an interest. If you would like to participate in our studies, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Hobby

Fishing fanatic
Avid listener of rock music

Profile

For 30 years, I have worked with the starfish Patiria pectinifera. I collect the starfish in April and September to obtain gametes as materials for our experiments. Since our campus is located in Yokohama, the adult starfish are unfortunate to be living in the big city. However, everyone at our lab has a kind heart, and after the experiments, the starfish are released back into the sea. I especially enjoy handling cells that have been dissociated from the embryonic bodies of starfish so as not only to analyze them in vitro, but to reconstruct them into embryonic and larval bodies.

People

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Physics

Science pedagogy

Astronomy

Chemistry

Biology

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