Spatiotemporal characteristics of surround suppression in the primary visual cortex and the lateral genicualte nucleus of cat.
Shimegi S, Ishikawa A, Kida H, Sakamoto H, Hara SI, Sato H.
J Neurophysiol. (in press) DOI: 10.1152/jn.00221.20122005
Blockade of muscarinic receptors impairs the retrieval of well-trained memory.
Soma S, Suematsu N, Shimegi S.
Front Aging Neurosci. 2014 Apr 8;6:63. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2014.00063. eCollection 2014.
Spike synchronization in cat primary visual cortex depends on similarity of surround-suppression magnitude.
Naito T, Kasamatsu T, Sato H.
Eur J Neurosci. 2014 Mar;39(6):934-45. doi: 10.1111/ejn.12469
Spatiotemporal receptive field structures in retinogeniculate connections of cat.
Suematsu N, Naito T, Miyoshi T, Sawai H, Sato H.
Front Syst Neurosci. 2013 Dec 9;7:103. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2013.00103. eCollection 2013.
Effects of stimulus spatial frequency, size, and luminance contrast on orientation tuning of neurons in the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus of cat.
Naito T, Okamoto M, Sadakane O, Shimegi S, Osaki H, Hara S, Kimura A, Ishikawa A, Suematsu N, Sato H.
Neurosci Res. 2013 Nov;77(3):143-54. doi: 10.1016/j.neures.2013.08.009. 
Cholinesterase inhibitor, donepezil, improves visual contrast detectability in freely behaving rats.
Soma S, Suematsu N, Shimegi S.
Behav Brain Res. 2013 Nov 1;256:362-7. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2013.08.022
Modulation-specific and laminar-dependent effects of acetylcholine on visual responses in the rat primary visual cortex.
Soma S, Shimegi S, Suematsu N, Tamura H, Sato H.
PLoS One. 2013 Jul 2;8(7):e68430. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068430. 
Role of GABAergic inhibition in shaping the spatial frequency tuning of neurons and its contrast dependency in the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus of cat.
Kimura A, Shimegi S, Hara S, Okamoto M, Sato H.
Eur J Neurosci. 2013 Apr;37(8):1270-83. doi: 10.1111/ejn.12149. 
Cholinergic modulation of response gain in the rat primary visual cortex.
Soma S, Shimegi S, Suematsu N, Sato H.
Sci Rep. 2013;3:1138. doi: 10.1038/srep01138. 
Relationship between orientation sensitivity and spatiotemporal receptive field structures of neurons in the cat lateral geniculate nucleus.
Suematsu N, Naito T, Sato H.
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Cholinergic modulation of response gain in the primary visual cortex of the macaque.
Soma S, Shimegi S, Osaki H, Sato H.
J Neurophysiol. 2012 Jan;107(1):283-91. doi: 10.1152/jn.00330.2011.
Surround suppression by high spatial frequency stimuli in the cat primary visual cortex.
Osaki H, Naito T, Sadakane O, Okamoto M, Sato H.
Eur J Neurosci. 2011 Mar;33(5):923-32. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2010.07572.x. 
Temporal properties of spatial frequency tuning of surround suppression in the primary visual cortex and the lateral geniculate nucleus of the cat.
Ishikawa A, Shimegi S, Kida H, Sato H.
Eur J Neurosci. 2010 Jun;31(11):2086-100. 
Direction anisotropy of human motion perception depends on stimulus speed.
Naito T, Sato H, Osaka N.
Vision Res. 2010 Aug 23;50(18):1862-6.
Enriched expression of serotonin 1B and 2A receptor genes in macaque visual cortex and their bidirectional modulatory effects on neuronal responses.
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Cereb Cortex. 2009 Aug;19(8):1915-28. 
Surround suppression sharpens orientation tuning in the cat primary visual cortex.
Okamoto M, Naito T, Sadakane O, Osaki H, Sato H.
Eur J Neurosci. 2009 Mar;29(5):1035-46.
Orientation tuning of surround suppression in lateral geniculate nucleus and primary visual cortex of cat.
Naito T, Sadakane O, Okamoto M, Sato H.
Neuroscience. 2007 Nov 23;149(4):962-75.
Contrast-dependent, contextual response modulation in primary visual cortex and lateral geniculate nucleus of the cat.
Sadakane O, Ozeki H, Naito T, Akasaki T, Kasamatsu T, Sato H.
Eur J Neurosci. 2006 Mar;23(6):1633-42.
Metacontrast masking suggests interaction between visual pathways with different spatial and temporal properties.
Ishikawa A, Shimegi S, Sato H.
Vision Res. 2006 Jun;46(13):2130-8.
Similarity of direction tuning among responses to stimulation of different whiskers in neurons of rat barrel cortex.
Kida H, Shimegi S, Sato H.
J Neurophysiol. 2005 Sep;94(3):2004-18.
Relationship between excitation and inhibition underlying size tuning and contextual response modulation in the cat primary visual cortex.
Ozeki H, Sadakane O, Akasaki T, Naito T, Shimegi S, Sato H.
J Neurosci. 2004 Feb 11;24(6):1428-38.
Blockade of cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase does not prevent the reverse ocular dominance shift in kitten visual cortex.
Shimegi S, Fischer QS, Yang Y, Sato H, Daw NW.
J Neurophysiol. 2003 Dec;90(6):4027-32.
Suppressive effects of receptive field surround on neuronal activity in the cat primary visual cortex.
Akasaki T, Sato H, Yoshimura Y, Ozeki H, Shimegi S.
Neurosci Res. 2002 Jul;43(3):207-20.
Physiological and anatomical organization of multiwhisker response interactions in the barrel cortex of rats.
Shimegi S, Akasaki T, Ichikawa T, Sato H.
J Neurosci. 2000 Aug 15;20(16):6241-8.
Properties of horizontal and vertical inputs to pyramidal cells in the superficial layers of the cat visual cortex.
Yoshimura Y, Sato H, Imamura K, Watanabe Y.
J Neurosci. 2000 Mar 1;20(5):1931-40.
Temporal characteristics of response integration evoked by multiple whisker stimulations in the barrel cortex of rats.
Shimegi S, Ichikawa T, Akasaki T, Sato H.
J Neurosci. 1999 Nov 15;19(22):10164-75.