|Budget Amount *help
¥118,040,000 (Direct Cost: ¥90,800,000、Indirect Cost: ¥27,240,000)
Fiscal Year 2014: ¥21,710,000 (Direct Cost: ¥16,700,000、Indirect Cost: ¥5,010,000)
Fiscal Year 2013: ¥22,750,000 (Direct Cost: ¥17,500,000、Indirect Cost: ¥5,250,000)
Fiscal Year 2012: ¥24,830,000 (Direct Cost: ¥19,100,000、Indirect Cost: ¥5,730,000)
Fiscal Year 2011: ¥25,740,000 (Direct Cost: ¥19,800,000、Indirect Cost: ¥5,940,000)
Fiscal Year 2010: ¥23,010,000 (Direct Cost: ¥17,700,000、Indirect Cost: ¥5,310,000)
|Outline of Final Research Achievements
Physiologocal homeostasis of human bodies is mainly regulated by the neural system and the vascular system delivering endocrine hormones. Both systems are consisted of circuits between central to periphery and vice versa. Therefore, neurons and blood vessels are found to exist side by side in certain anatomical regions.
We tried to search for neuro-vascular wiring system in vivo using zebrafish embryos and identified several regions where blood vessels and neurons exhibit parallel growth during embryogenesis. In addition, we demonstrate a mechanism how artery regulate the parallel growth of motor neurons.