Latest Publications

  • Oka S, Kuniba R, Tsuboi N, Tsuchida S, Ushida K, Tomoshige S & Kuramochi K (2019) Isolation, synthesis, and biological activities of a bibenzyl from Empetrum nigrum var. japonicum. Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry. DOI: 10.1080/09168451.2019.1662279
  • Matsuda I, Chapman CA, Clauss M (2019) Colobine forestomach anatomy and diet. J. Morphol. doi: 10.1002/jmor.21052

  • Kobayashi A, Tuchida S, Ueda A, Yamada T, Murata K, Nakamura H, Ushida K (2019) Role of coprophagy in the cecal microbiome development of an herbivorous bird Japanese rock ptarmigan. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, Advance online publication. doi: 10.1292/jvms.19-0014

  • Matsuda I, Espinosa-Gómez FC, Ortmann S, Sha JCM, Osman I, Nijboer J, Schwarm A, Ikeda T, Clauss M (2019) Retention marker excretion suggests incomplete digesta mixing across the order primates. Physiol. Behav.:112558. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2019.112558

  • Segawa T, Fukuchi S, Bodington D, Tsuchida S, Nguema, PPM, Mori H, Ushida K (2019) Genomic Analyses of Bifidobacterium moukalabense Reveal Adaptations to Frugivore/Folivore Feeding Behavior.  Microorganisms 2019, 7(4), 99;

  • Lhota S, Sha JCM, Bernard H, Matsuda I (2019) Proboscis monkey conservation: beyond the science. In: Behie AM, Teichroeb JA, Malone NM (eds) Primate Research and Conservation in the Anthropocene. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge pp 182-196

  • Ruslin F, Matsuda I, Md-Zain BM (in press) The feeding ecology and dietary overlap in two sympatric primate species, the long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) and dusky langur (Trachypithecus obscurus obscurus), in Malaysia. Primates. doi:

  • Matsuda I, Abram NK, Stark DJ, Sha JCM, Ancrenaz M, Goossens B, Lackman I, Tuuga A, Kubo T (in press) Population dynamics of the proboscis monkey Nasalis larvatus in the Lower Kinabatangan, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia. Oryx

  • Tsuchida S, Kakooza S, Nguema PPM, Wampande EM and Ushida K (2018) Characteristics of Gorilla-Specific Lactobacillus Isolated from Captive and Wild Gorillas, Microorganisms 6(3), 86;

  • Okubo T, Yossapol, M, Maruyama, F, Wampande, EM, Kakooza, S, Ohya K, Tsuchida S, Asai T, Kabasa, JD, Ushida, K. (2018) Phenotypic and genotypic analyses of antimicrobial resistant bacteria in livestock in Uganda, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases;

  • Ueda A, Kobayashi A, Tsuchida S, Yamada T, Murata K, Nakamura H, Ushida K. (2018) Cecal Microbiome Analyses on Wild Japanese Rock Ptarmigans (Lagopus muta japonica) Reveals High Level of Coexistence of Lactic Acid Bacteria and Lactate-Utilizing Bacteria, Microorganisms, 6, 77; doi:10.3390/microorganisms6030077

  • Hayakawa T, Nathan S, Stark DJ, Saldivar DAR, Sipangkui R, Goossens B, Tuuga A, Clauss M, Sawada A, Fukuda S, Imai H, Matsuda I (in press) First report of foregut microbial community in proboscis monkeys: Are diverse forests a reservoir for diverse microbiomes?Environ Microbiol Rep.

  • Matsubayashi M, Tsuchida S, Ushida K, Murata K. (2018). Surveillance of Eimeria species in wild Japanese rock ptarmigans, Lagopus muta japonica, and insight into parasitic seasonal life cycle at timberline regions of the Japanese Alps. IJP: Parasites and Wildlife 7: 134-140.

  • Matsubayashi M, Tsuchida S, Kobayashi A, Shibahara T, Nakamura H, Murata K, Ushida K. (2018). Molecular identification of two Eimeria species, E. uekii and E. raichoi as type B, in wild Japanese rock ptarmigans, Lagopus muta japonica. IJP: Parasites and Wildlife 7: in press.

  • Ruslin F, Azmi MA, Matsuda I, Amir R, Md-Zain BM (2017) Monkey school : training phases for coconut-picking macaques (Macaca nemestrina). Malaysian Nature Journal 69:301-306

  • Koda H, Tuuga A, Goossens B, Murai T, Nathan SKSS, Stark DJ, Ramirez Saldivar DA, Sha JCM, Osman I, Sipangkui R, Seino S, Matsuda I. 2018. Nasalization by Nasalis larvatus: larger noses audiovisually advertise conspecifics in proboscis monkeys. Science Advances, 4, eaaq0250

  • Matsuda, I., Bernard, H., Tuuga, A., Nathan, S. K. S. S., Sha, J. C. M., Osman, I., Sipangkui, R., Seino, S., Asano, S., Wong, A., Kreuzer, M., Ramirez Saldivar, D. A., & Clauss, M. (2018). Fecal Nutrients Suggest Diets of Higher Fiber Levels in Free-Ranging than in Captive Proboscis Monkeys (Nasalis larvatus). Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 4.

  • Chapman CA, Bortolamiol S, Matsuda I, Omeja PA, Paim FP, Reyna-Hurtado R, Sengupta R, Valenta K (2017) Primate population dynamics: variation in abundance over space and time. Biodiversity and Conservation.

  • Matsuda I, Chapman CA, Physilia CYS, Sha JCM, Clauss M (2017) Primate resting postures: constraints by foregut fermentation? Physiol & Biochem Zool 90: 383-391

  • Matsuda I, Clauss M, Tuuga A, Sugau J, Hanya G, Yumoto T, Bernard H, Hummel J (2017) Factors Affecting Leaf Selection by Foregut-fermenting Proboscis Monkeys: New Insight from in vitro Digestibility and Toughness of Leaves. Scientific Reports 7:42774.

  • Bernard H, Matsuda I, Hanya G, Phua M-H, Oram F, Ahmad AH (2016) Species Richness and Distribution of Primates in Disturbed and Converted Forest Landscapes in Northern Borneo. Tropical Conservation Science 9.

  • Matsuda I, Otani Y, Bernard H, Wong A, Tuuga A (2016) Primate Survey in a Bornean Flooded Forest: Evaluation of Best Approach and Best Timing. Mammal Study 41:101-106.

  • Inoue E, Ogata M, Seino S, Matsuda I (2016) Sex Identification and Efficient Microsatellite Genotyping Using Fecal DNA in Proboscis Monkeys (Nasalis larvatus). Mammal Study 41:141-148.

  • Matsuda I (2016) Reproducibility of field science in non-human primates. Japanese Psychological Review 59:114-117