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Cristian Alexandru Ciobanu

Universitatea Bucuresti, Facultatea de Biologie, Bucuresti, Romania

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Born: 1980

Interests: physiology, neurobiology, trpa1, ionic, channels, biology, brain, neuron

I study the roles of thermoTRP channels in thermo-perception and pain.

Selected publications:
• Neacsu C, Ciobanu C, Barbu I, Toader O, Szegli G, Kerek F, Babes A. . Substance MCS-18 isolated from Helleborus purpurascens is a potent antagonist of the capsaicin receptor, TRPV1, in rat cultured sensory neurons. . Physiological Research, PMID: 19537933 , 2009.
• Ciobanu C, Reid G, Babes A. Acute and chronic effects of neurotrophic factors BDNF and GDNF on responses mediated by thermo-sensitive TRP channels in cultured rat dorsal root ganglion neurons. Brain Research, PMID: 19524560, 2009.
• Linte RM, Ciobanu C, Reid G, Babes A. Desensitization of cold- and menthol-sensitive rat dorsal root ganglion neurones by inflammatory mediators. . Experimental Brain Research, 178(1), pp. 89-98, 2007.


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