Publications & Tools


■ Tools


ChaIN (Yoon et al., 2013; Ishikawa et al., 2017)

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■ Research Papers



#Shirasaki, Riku, #Ryoya Tanaka, Hiroki Takekata, Takashi Shimada, Yuki Ishikawa*, Azusa Kamikouchi* (2022).
# Co-first authors; * Equal contributions


Distinct decision-making properties underlying the species specificity of group formation of flies

Royal Society Open Science. In press
Article DOI:


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#Yifeng YJ Xu, #YuMin Loh, Tai-Ting Lee, Takuro S. Ohashi, Matthew P Su*, Azusa Kamikouchi* (2022).
# Co-first authors; * Equal contributions


Serotonin modulation in the male Aedes aegypti ear influences hearing

Front. Physiol. In press
Article DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2022.931567


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Ryoya Tanaka, Hiroki Takekata, Yuki Ishikawa*, Azusa Kamikouchi* (2022).
* Equal contributions


Mate discrimination of Colocasiomyia xenalocasiae and C. alocasiae (Diptera: Drosophilidae) as a possible factor contributing to their co-existence on the same host plant.

Journal of Insect Behavior. 35: 44–55.
Article DOI: 10.1007/s10905-022-09798-0


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Ko T, Murakami H, Kamikouchi A. , Ishimoto H (2022).


Biogenic action of Lactobacillus plantarum SBT2227 promotes sleep in Drosophila melanogaster.

iScience. 25(7), 104626
Article DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2022.104626

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Tai-Ting Lee, Po-Lin Chen, Matthew P. Su, Jian-Chiuan Li, Yi-Wen Chang, Rei-Wen Liu, Hsueh-Fen Juan, Jinn-Moon Yang, Shih-Peng Chan, Yu-Chen Tsai, Sophia von Stockum, Elena Ziviani, Azusa Kamikouchi, Horng-Dar Wang, Chun-Hong Chen (2021).


Loss of Fis1 impairs proteostasis during skeletal muscle aging in Drosophila.

Aging Cell. doi: 10.1111/acel.13379


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Hampel S*, Eichler K*, Yamada D, Bock DD, Kamikouchi A, Seeds AM (2020).
* Equal contributions


Distinct subpopulations of mechanosensory chordotonal organ neurons elicit grooming of the fruit fly antennae.

eLife. 9:e59976
Article DOI: 10.7554/eLife.59976


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Su MP*, Georgiades M*, Bagi J, Kyrou K, Crisanti A, Albert JT (2020).
* Equal contributions


Assessing the acoustic behaviour of Anopheles gambiae s.l. dsxF mutants: Implications for Vector Control.

Parasites & Vectors. 23: 9.
Article DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2020.101486


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Li X, Kruszelnicki J, Chiba Y, Ishimoto H, Yuki Ishikawa, Kamikouchi A (2020).


Auditory experience prevents loss of the innate song preference as a selective cue in Drosophila.

BioRxiv. Article DOI: 10.1101/2020.07.16.205443v1


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Hampel S, Eichler K, Yamada D, Kim H, Horigome M, Franconville R, Bock DD, Kamikouchi A , Seeds AM (2020).


Convergence of distinct subpopulations of mechanosensory neurons onto a neural circuit that elicits grooming.

BioRxiv. Article DOI: 10.1101/2020.06.08.141341


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Hyunsoo Kim*, Mihoko Horigome*, Yuki Ishikawa, Feng Li, J. Scott Lauritzen, Gwyneth Card, Davi D. Bock, Azusa Kamikouchi (2020). Equal contributions*


Wiring patterns from auditory sensory neurons to the escape and song-relay pathways in fruit flies.

J Comp. Neurol., 528(12): 2068-2098
Article DOI: 10.1002/cne.24877


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Hiroshi Ishimoto, Azusa Kamikouchi (2020).

A feedforward circuit regulates action selection of pre-mating courtship behavior in female Drosophila.

Curr Biol, 30:1–12


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Yuki Ishikawa, Mao Fujiwara, Junlin Wong, Akari Ura, Azusa Kamikouchi (2020).

Stereotyped Combination of Hearing and Wind/Gravity-sensing Neurons in the Johnston’s Organ of Drosophila.

Front. Physiol., in press


doi: 10.3389/fphys.2019.01552


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Yuki Ishikawa, Natsuki Okamoto, Yusuke Yoneyama, Naoki Maeda, Azusa Kamikouchi (2019).

A single male auditory response test to quantify auditory behavioral responses in Drosophila melanogaster.

J Neurogenet, May 20:1-11


Audio files:         Pulse_35ms_IPI          White_noise


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Nana Kudow, Azusa Kamikouchi, Teiichi Tanimura (2019).

Softness sensing and learning in Drosophila larvae.

Journal of Experimental Biology, jeb.196329 doi: 10.1242


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Shuhei J. Yamazaki, Kazuya Ohara, Kentaro Ito, Nobuo Kokubun, Takuma Kitanishi, Daisuke Takaichi, Yasufumi Yamada, Yosuke Ikejiri, Fumie Hiramatsu, Kosuke Fujita, Yuki Tanimoto, Akiko Yamazoe-Umemoto, Koichi Hashimoto, Ken Yoda, Katsufumi Sato, Akinori Takahashi, Yuki Ishikawa, Azusa Kamikouchi, Shizuko Hiryu, Takuya Maekawa, Koutarou D. Kimura (2019).

A hybrid versatile method for state estimation and feature extraction from the trajectory of animal behavior.

Frontiers in Neuroscience, 13: 626


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Li X, Ishimoto H, Kamikouchi A (2018).

Assessing experience-dependent tuning of song preference in fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster).

bio-protocol, 8(14): e2932.


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Yamada D, Ishimoto H, Li X, Kohashi T, Ishikawa Y, Kamikouchi A (2018).

GABAergic local interneurons shape female fruit fly response to mating songs.

Journal of Neuroscience, 38(18): 4329-4347.


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Li X, Ishimoto H, Kamikouchi A (2018).

Auditory experience controls the maturation of song discrimination and sexual response in Drosophila.

eLife, 2018;7:e34348.


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Ishikawa Y, Okamoto N, Nakamura M, Kim H, Kamikouchi A (2017).

Anatomic and physiologic heterogeneity of subgroup-A auditory sensory neurons in fruit flies.

Frontiers in Neural Circuits, doi: 10.3389/fncir.2017.00046.


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Ishikawa Y, Aonuma H, Sasaki K, Miura T (2016).

Tyraminergic and octopaminergic modulation of defensive behavior in termite soldier.

PLoS ONE, 11(5): e0154230.


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Matsuo E, Seki H, Asai T, Morimoto T, Miyakawa H, Ito K, Kamikouchi A (2016).

The organization of projection neurons and local neurons of the primary auditory center in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.

J Comp Neurol, 524(6):1099-164.

 
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■ Reviews



Ishikawa Y, Masahito T. Kimura & Masanori J. Toda (2022).

Biology and ecology of the Oriental flower-breeding Drosophila elegans and related species.

Fly. 16(1): 207-220.


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Ishimoto H*, Kamikouchi A* (2021).
* Equal contributions


Molecular and neural mechanisms regulating sexual motivation of virgin female Drosophila.

Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. doi: 10.1007/s00018-021-03820-y



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■ Book Chapters



Jörg T. Albert, Andrew P. Jarman, Azusa Kamikouchi, Alyona Kedera (2020).


Drosophila as a Model for Hearing and Deafness.

In: The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference (Second Edition) (Ed: Bernd Fritzsch)
Vol. 2, pp 985-1004.

Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-12-805409-3

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