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Kelley DB, Ballagh IH, Barkan CL, Bendesky A, Elliott TM, Hall IC, Kwon YM, Kwong- Brown U, Leininger EC, Perez E, Rhodes, H, Yamaguchi A, Villain A, Zornik E (2020) Generation, coordination, and evolution of neural circuits for vocal communication. J. Neurosci. 40:22-36. pdf

Yamaguchi A (2019) Mechanisms of vocal production and motoneurons in frogs. In “Encyclopedia of animals and their sound”, p240 – 243, Asakura Publisher, Tokyo, Japan (In Japanese).pdf

Yamaguchi A, Woller DJ, Rodrigues P (2018) Development of an acute method to deliver transgenes into the brains of adult Xenopus laevis. Front Neur Circ doi:

Lawton KJ, Perry WM, Yamaguchi A, Zornik E (2017) Motor neurons tune premotor activity in a vertebrate central pattern generator. J Neurosci DOI: pdf

Kelley DB, Elliott TM, Evans BJ, Hall IC, Leininger EC, Rhodes HJ, Yamaguchi A, Zornik E (2017) Probing forebrain to hindbrain circuit functions in Xenopus. Genesis doi: 10.1002/dvg.22999 pdf

Yamaguchi A, Cavin Barnes J, Appleby T (2016) Rhythm generation, coordination, and initiation in the vocal pathways of male African clawed frogs.  J Neurophysiol.  doi:10.1152/jn.00628.2016 pdf

Zornik, E. J. and A. Yamaguchi (2012) Coding rate and duration in courtship vocalizations of the frog, Xenopus laevis. J. Neurosci. 32:12102–12114. pdf

Zornik, E. J. and A. Yamaguchi (2011) Vocal pathway degradation in gonadectomized Xenopus laevis adults. J Neurophysiol 105:601-14. pdf

Yamaguchi. A., Munoz, M., Bose, T. J., Smith, S. (2010) Sexual differentiation of the vocal pathways during development in Xenopus laevis. Developmental Neurobiology, 70, 862-874. pdf

Zornik, E. J. Katzen, A. W., Rhodes, H. J., and A. Yamaguchi (2010) NMDAR-dependent control of call duration in Xenopus laevis. J Neurophysiol 103: 3501–3515. pdf

Yu, H. J., and A. Yamaguchi (2009) 5-HT2C–like receptors in the brain of Xenopus laevis initiate sex-typical fictive vocalizations. J Neurophysiol. 102:752-765. pdf

Yu, H. J. and A. Yamaguchi (2009) Endogenous serotonin initiates fictive vocalizations by activating 5-HT2C-like receptors in Xenopus laevis. J Neurophysiol 103: 648–658. pdf

Zornik, E. J. and A. Yamaguchi (2008) Sexually differentiated central pattern generators in Xenopus laevis. Trends in Neuroscience, 31, 296-302. pdf

Yamaguchi A, Herrold A, Patel S, Pong W, and Gooler D (2008) Temperature effects on vocal pattern generators in Xenopus laevis: implication for two independent CPGs. Journal of Neurophys. 100, 3134-3143. pdf

Rhodes, H. J., Yu, H. J., and A. Yamaguchi (2007) Xenopus vocalizations are controlled by a sexually differentiated hindbrain central pattern generator. J Neurosci. 27: 1485 - 1497. pdf

Potter, K. A., Bose, T. O., and A. Yamaguchi (2005) Androgen induced vocal transformation in adult African clawed frogs. J Neurophysiol. 94: 415-28. pdf

Yamaguchi, A., L. K. Kaczmarek, and D. B. Kelley (2003) Functional specialization of male and female vocal motoneurons. J Neurosci 23, 11568-11576. pdf

Yamaguchi, A. (2001) Sex differences in vocal learning. Nature, 411: 257-258. pdf

Yamaguchi, A., L. K. Kaczmarek, and D. B. Kelley (2000) Intrinsic membrane properties of laryngeal motoneurons that control sexually differentiated vocal behavior in African clawed frogs, Xenopus laevis. Biol Bull, 199:175-6. pdf

Yamaguchi, A. and D. B. Kelley (2000) Generating sexually differentiated vocal patterns: laryngeal nerve and EMG recordings from vocalizing male and female African clawed frogs (Xenopus laevis). J Neurosci, 20: 1559-1567. pdf

Yamaguchi, A. (1999) Auditory experience does not shape sexual preferences for songs in female Northern cardinals. Behaviour 136:309-329. pdf

Yamaguchi, A. (1998) Can a sexually dimorphic learned birdsong be used for male- female recognition? Behaviour 135, 833-844. pdf

Yamaguchi, A. (1998) A sexually dimorphic learned birdsong: the Northern cardinal. Condor 100, 504-511. pdf

Okanoya and Yamaguchi (1997) Adult Bengalese finches (Lonchura striata var. domestica) require real-time auditory feedback to produce normal song syntax. J. Neurobiol., 33, 343-356. pdf

Sakaguchi, H. & A. Yamaguchi (1997) Early song-deprivation affects the expression of protein kinase C in the song control nuclei of the zebra finch during a sensitive period of song learning. NeuroReport 8, 2645-2650. pdf