Faculty Projects and Publications

Tetsuya Hirano: Recent Publications, 2005 to Present

Breves, J.P., Hasegawa, S., Yoshioka, M., Fox, B.K., Davis, L.K., Takei, Y., Hirano, T., and E.G. Grau (2009). Osmoregulatory and endocrine responses of two species of cichlid fish, Mozambique tilapia and Nile tilapia, to acute salinity challenges. J. Comp. Physiol. submitted.

Breves, J.P., Fox, B.K., Pierce, A.L., Hirano, T., and E. G. Grau (2009). Gene expression of growth hormone family and glucocorticoid receptors, osmosensors and ion transporters in the gill during seawater acclimation of Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. J. Exp. Zool., in press.

Fox, B.K., Breves, J.P., Davis, L.K., Hirano, T., and E.G. Grau (2009). Tissue-specific regulation of the growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor axis during fasting and re-feeding: Importance of muscle expression of IGF-I and IGF-II mRNA in the tilapia. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. submitted.

Davis, L.K., Fox, B.K., Lim, C., Lerner, D.T., Hirano, T., and E.G. Grau (2009). Effects of 11-ketotestosterone and fishmeal in the feed on growth of juvenile tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). Aquaculture, submitted.

Davis, L.K., Fox, B.K., Lim, C., Hiramatsu, N., Sullivan, C.V., Hirano, T., and E.G. Grau (2009). Induction of vitellogenin production in male tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) by commercial fish diets. Comp. Biochem. Physiol., 154, 149-154.

Watanabe, S., Hirano, T., Grau, E. G., and T. Kaneko (2009). Osmosensitivity of prolactin cells is enhanced by the water channel aquaporin-3 in a euryhaline Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). Am. J. Physiol. 296, R446-453.

Kaiya, H., Riley, L.G., Hirano, T., Grau, E.G., Miyazato, M., and K. Kangawa (2009). Identification and Genomic Sequence of Ghrelin Receptor (GHS-R)-like Receptor in the Mozambique Tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Zool. Sci., in press.

Witt, E.M., Laidley, C.W., Liu, K.M., Hirano, T., and E. G. Grau (2009). Correlation between environmental iodine concentrations and larval growth, survival, and whole body concentrations of thyroid hormones and cortisol in Pacific threadfin (Polydactylus sexfilis).  Aquaculture 289, 357-364. 

Uchida, K., Moriyama, S., Breves, J.P., Fox, B.K., Pierce, A.L., Borski, R.J., Hirano, T., and E.G. Grau (2009): cDNA cloning and isolation of somatolactin in Mozambique tilapia and effects of seawater acclimation, confinement stress, and fasting on its pituitary expression. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol., 161, 162-170.

Davis, L. K., Visitacion, N., Riley, L. G., Hiramatsu, N., Sullivan, C. V., Hirano, T., and E. G. Grau (2009). Effects of o,p’-DDE, heptachlor, and 17b-estradiol on vitellogenin gene expression and the growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor-I axis in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Comp. Biochem. Physiol., 149C, 507-514.

Fox, B.K., Breves, J.P., Hirano, T., and E.G. Grau (2009): Effects of short- and long-term fasting on plasma and stomach ghrelin, and the growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor I axis in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Dom. Animal Endocrinology, 37, 1-11.

Riley, L. G., Fox, B. K., Breves, J. P., Kaiya, H., Dorough, C. P., Hirano, T., and E. G. Grau: Absence of effects of short-term fasting on plasma ghrelin and brain expression of ghrelin receptors in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Zool. Sci. 25, 821-827 (2008).

Davis, L.K., Hiramatsu, N., Sullivan, C.V., Hirano, T., and E. G. Grau (2008). Estrogen regulation of multiple vitellogenin and estrogen receptor genes and of the growth hormone-insulin-like growth factor axis in tilapia. Cybium, 32, suppl., 242-243.

Davis, L.K., Pierce, A.L., Hiramatsu, N., Sullivan, C.V., Hirano, T, and E. G. Grau (2008). Gender-specific expression of multiple vitellogenins, estrogen receptors and growth hormone receptors, and effects of 17β-estradiol in the male tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 156, 544-551.

Yada, T., Azuma, T., Hyodo, S., Hirano, T., Grau, E. G. and Schreck, C. B. (2007).  Differential expression of corticosteroid receptor genes in trout immune system in response to acute stress. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 64, 1382-1389.

Pierce, A. L., Fox, B. K., Davis, L. K., Visitacion, N., Kitahashi, T., Hirano, T. and Grau, E. G. (2007). Prolactin receptor, growth hormone receptor, and putative somatolactin receptor in Mozambique tilapia: tissue specific expression and differential regulation by salinity and fasting. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 154, 31-40.

Davis, L. K., Hiramatsu, N., Hiramatsu, K, Reading, B. J., Matsubara, T, Hara. A., Sullivan, C. V., Pierce, A. L., Hirano, T., and Grau, E. G. (2007). Induction of three vitellogenins by 17beta-estradiol in relation to estrogen receptor alpha with concurrent inhibition of the growth hormone-insulin-like growth factor-I axis in a euryhaline teleost, the tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). Biol. Reprod. 77, 614-625.

Magdeldin, S., Uchida, K., Hirano, T., Grau, E.G., Abdelfattah, A., Nozaki, M., (2007). Effects of environmental salinity on somatic growth and growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor-I axis in juvenile tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Fish. Sci. 73, 1023-1032.

Kawakoshi, A., Kaiya, H., Riley, L. G., Hirano, T., Grau, E. G. and Kangawa, K. (2007). Identification of ghrelin in two species of shark, Sphyrna lewini and Carcharhinus melanopterus. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 151, 259-268.

Takahashi, H, Prunet, P., Kitahashi, T., Kajimura, S., Hirano, T., Grau, E. G. and Sakamoto, T. (2007). Prolactin receptor and proliferating/apoptotic cells in esophagus of the Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) in fresh water and in seawater. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 152, 326-331.

Fox, B. K., Riley, L. G.., Kaiya, H., Hirano, T. and Grau, E. G. (2007). Effects of homologous ghrelins on the growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor-I axis in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Zool. Sci. 24, 391-400.

Fiess, J. C., Kunkel-Patterson, A., Mathias, M. Riley, L. G., Yancey, P. H., Hirano, T. and Grau, E. G. (2007). Effects of environmental salinity and temperature on osmoregulatory ability, organic osmolytes, and plasma hormone profiles in the Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 146A, 252-264.

Bellinger, F.P., Fox, B.K., Chan, W.Y., Davis, L.K., Andres, M.A., Hirano, T., Grau, E.G., Cooke, I.M. (2006). Ionotropic glutamate receptor activation increases intracellular calicium in prolactin-releasing cells of the adenohypophysis. Am. J. Physiol. 291, E1188-E1196.

Fox, B.K., Naka, T., Inoue, K., Takei, Y., Hirano, T., Grau, E.G. (2006). In vitro effects of homologous natriuretic peptides on growth hormone and prolactin release in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 150, 270-277.

Fox, B. K., Riley, L. G.., Hirano, T. and Grau, E. G. (2006). Effects of fasting on growth hormone, growth hormone receptor and insulin-like growth factor-I axis in seawater-acclimated tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 148, 340-347.

Yada, T., Muto, K., Azuma, T., Fukamachi, S., Kaneko, T. and Hirano, T. (2006). Effects of acid water exposure on plasma cortisol, ion balance, and immune functions in the cobalt variant of rainbow trout. Zool. Sci. 23, 707-713.

Seale, A. P., Hirano, T. and Grau, E. G. Osmoreception: a fish model for a fundamental sensory modality. (2006). In “Fish Endocrinology” Vol. 1, M. Reinecke, G. Zaccone and B. K. Kapoor (Eds.), Science Publishers, Enfield, NH, pp. 419-440.

Seale, A. P., Fiess, J. C., Hirano, T., Cooke, I. M. and Grau, E. G. (2006). Disparate release of prolactin and growth hormone from the tilapia pituitary in response to osmotic stimulation. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol., 145, 222-231.

Shepherd, B. S., Weber, G. M., Vijayan, M. M., Seale, A., Riley, L. G., Richman, N. H. III, Hirano, T. and Grau, E. G. (2006). Control of growth in tilapia: Development and prospect.  In "Tilapia: Biology, Culture, and Nutrition", C. E. Lim and C. D. Webster (Eds.), Haworth Press, Inc, Binghamton, NY, pp. 73-137.

Shoemaker, J. M., Riley, L. G., Hirano, T., Grau, E. G., Rubin, D. A. (2006). Differential expression of tuberoinfundibular peptide 38 and glucose-6-phosphatase in tilapia. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 146, 186-194.

Seale, A., Hirano, T., and Grau, E. G. (2005). Stimulus-secretion coupling in the osmoreceptive prolactin cell of the tilapia. In: A. Kamukin and I. Kiselevas (Eds.), Mechanosensitivity in Cells and Tissues. Academia Moscow, Moscow, pp. 371-389.

Kajimura, S., Seale, A. P., Hirano, T., and Grau, E. G. (2005). Physiological concentrations of ouabain rapidly inhibit prolactin release from the tilapia pituitary. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 143, 240-250.

Riley, L. G., Fox, B. K., Kaiya, H., Hirano, T., and Grau, E. G. (2005). Long-term treatment of ghrelin stimulates feeding, fat deposition and alters the GH/IGF-I axis in the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 142, 234-240.

Tipsmark, C. K., Weber, G. M., Strom, C. N., Grau, E. G., Hirano, T., and Borski, R. J. (2005). Involvement of phospholipase C and intracellular calcium signaling in the gonadotropin-releasing hormone regulation of prolactin release from lactotrophs of tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 142, 227-233.

 

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