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Research Activity

Field of Study

Oral Anatomy
Oral Anatomy
Cell Physiology

Subject of Study

Dentin Formation (dentin, dentin protein, odontoblast, dental pulp)
Formation/Regeneration of Periodontium (alveolar bone, periodontal ligament, cementum, osteoblast, dentin proein)
metabolism of glycogen (glycogen, antibody, immunohistochemisry)

Book / Paper


1.Otto Baba :

医歯薬出版, Feb. 2018.

Academic Paper (Judged Full Paper):

1.Kaori Sumida, Yoshinori Ando, Shinichiro Seki, Kikuji Yamashita, Akira Fujimura, Otto Baba and Seiichiro Kitamura :
Anatomical status of the human palatopharyngeal sphincter and its functional implications.,
Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy : SRA, Vol.39, No.11, 1191-1201, 2017.
(DOI: 10.1007/s00276-017-1855-6,   PubMed: 28447150)
2.Kikuji Yamashita, Dalkhsuren Shine-Od, Aldartsogt Dolgorsuren, Kaori Sumida, Tsuyoshi Morita and Otto Baba :
Effects of Dietary Cure Containing AFIR (Antioxidant Far-Infrared Energy Radiating) Ceramics on Living Body of Hatchery Sea Bream (Pagrus Major),
International Journal of Innovative Studies in Sciences and Engineering Technology, Vol.2, No.10, 7-16, 2016.
3.Tsuyoshi Morita, Kaoru Fujikawa, Otto Baba and Shibata Shunichi :
An in situ hybridization study of Hyaluronan synthase (Has) mRNA in developing mouse molar and incisor tooth germs,
Gene Expression Patterns, Vol.21, No.1, 28-40, 2016.
(DOI: 10.1016/j.gep.2016.06.002,   PubMed: 27289075)
4.Otto Baba :
Production of monoclonal antibody that recognizes glycogen and its application for immunohistochemistry,
The Journal of the Stomatological Society, Japan, Vol.60, No.2, 264-287, 1993.

Review, Commentary:

1.Otto Baba :
The New Insight into Radicular Dentin Formation,
Journal of Oral Health and Biosciences, Vol.29, No.1, 1-6, Jun. 2016.
(Tokushima University Institutional Repository: 109874,   CiNii: 120005823529)

Proceeding of International Conference:

1.Y Kumei, J Zeredo, R Watahiki, K Kagiyama, K Fukasawa and Otto Baba :
Common marmosets in Martian, Lunar, and zero gravity conditions: posture, behavior and motion sickness.,
The Joint Conference of the 7th International Symposium on Physical Sciences in Space & 25th European Low Gravity Research Association Biennial Symposium and General Assembly, Oct. 2017.
2.R Watahiki, J Zeredo, K Kagiyama, H Hashimoto, N Ishioka, Y Inatomi, Otto Baba, S Aou, K Natsume and Y Kumei :
Postural and behavioral of primates (Common Marmoset) to Martian, Lunar, and Zero gravity conditions.,
American Society for Gravitational and Space Research Annual Meeting, Oct. 2016.

Proceeding of Domestic Conference:

1.金城 聡一郎, Shin Matsumoto, 藤田 創詩, Kaori Sumida, Tsuyoshi Morita, 神尾 強司 and Otto Baba :
四国歯学会第53回例会・第37回総会, Jul. 2018.
2.Kaori Sumida, Seiichiro Kitamura, 神尾 強司, Tsuyoshi Morita, Kikuji Yamashita and Otto Baba :
日本解剖学会総会・第123回全国学術集会,, Mar. 2018.
3.Kaori Sumida, Seiichiro Kitamura, Tsuyoshi Morita, Kikuji Yamashita and Otto Baba :
Gross anatomical study of the human stylopharyngeus: origin, course,and insertion.,
The 122nd annual meeting of the Japanese association of anatomists, Mar. 2017.

Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKEN Grants Database @

  • ヒト高齢者モデルの真猿類マーモセットを用いた顎口腔機能老化と社会行動に関する研究 (Project/Area Number: 16K15852 )
  • The common marmoset, a new-world monkey as a human-alternative model for studies on pediatric dentistry (Project/Area Number: 26463107 )
  • New paradigm of enamel maturation: Mechanisms of non-endocytotic resorption and degradation of enamel matrix proteins (Project/Area Number: 24390408 )
  • The study on the cells forming periodontium by observing the expression of dentin proteins as the markers of differentiation (Project/Area Number: 18591996 )
  • Establishment of organ culture system for tooth regeneration using pharyngeal teeth of medaka and its use for the exploration of dental stem cells (Project/Area Number: 18390485 )
  • The induction of periodontal tissues by dentin-derived matrix (Project/Area Number: 14370577 )
  • Structural analysis of the role of enamel matrix proteins in regeneration of biological hard tissues (Project/Area Number: 12557151 )
  • 骨、軟骨組織に加齢および外力が与える影響とその機構に関する解析 (Project/Area Number: 08771560 )
  • Biochemical and histological analysis of proteoglycans systhsized by cartilaginous cell line, ATDC5. (Project/Area Number: 07671963 )
  • Immunohistochemical and Enzyme-histochemical studies on the cellular networks of antigen-presenting cells in the dental and periodontal tissues. (Project/Area Number: 07457426 )
  • 下顎頭軟骨に対するモノクローナル抗体の作製と免疫組織化学的観察 (Project/Area Number: 06771574 )
  • 石灰化に伴う各種プロテオグリカンの構造変化に関する生化学的、組織化学的解析 (Project/Area Number: 06671806 )
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