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Research Group
Mechanisms and receptors involved in analgesy and addiction
Unit Unit Molecular Neurobiology »

Principal Investigator
Research Fields
- Biogenesis of nicotinic receptors
- Nicotinic receptors pharmacology and their therapeutic relevance
- Underlying mechanisms in opiate actions
- Receptors and neuromodulators in analgesia


Representative Publications

Faura, C. , Olaso, M.J., Horga, J.F. " Morphine-3-glucuronide behaves as a functional antagonist of morphine-6-glucuronide, but not of morphine analgesia in tolerant and non olerant mice. " Pain . 65 , 25 - 30 ( 1996 )

Faura, C. , Collins, S.L., Moore, R.A., McQuay, H.J. " Systematic review of factors affecting the ratios of morphine and its major metabolites. " Pain . 74 , 43 - 53 ( 1998 )

Criado, M. , Domínguez del Toro, E., Carrasco-Serrano, C., Smillie, F.I., Juíz, J.M., Viniegra, S., Ballesta, J.J. " Differential expression of alpha-bungarotoxin-sensitive neuronal nicotinic receptors in adrenergic chromaffin cells: a role for transcription factor Egr-1. " J. Neurosci. . 17 , 6554 - 6564 ( 1997 )

Mas, M. , Sabater, E., Olaso, M.J., Horga, J.F., Faura, C.C. " Genetic variability in morphine sensitivity and tolerance between different strains of rats. " Brain Res . 866 , 109 - 115 ( 2000 )

Vicente-Agullo, F. , Rovira, J.C., Sala, S., Sala, F., Rodriguez-Ferrer, C., Campos-Caro, A., Criado, M. y Ballesta, J.J. " Multiple roles of the conserved residue arginine 209 in neuronal nicotinic receptors. " Biochemistry . 40 , 8300 - 8306 ( 2001 )
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