Luis Angel Cubano

Professor
Ph.D. 2000, Kansas State University

Academic Department(s)
Anatomy and Cell Biology
Microbiology and Immunology

Research Area
Cell Biology

Research Interest
Cytoskeletal organization
HIV Drug Resistance

Selected Publications
Visualization of implanted GL261 glioma cells in living mouse brain slices using fluorescent 4-(4-(dimethylamino)-styryl)-N-methylpyridinium iodide (ASP+).  Kucheryavykh LY, Kucheryavykh YV, Rolón-Reyes K, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ, Cubano LA, Inyushin M. Biotechniques. 2012 Oct;0(0):1-4.
 
Implications of ER stress, the unfolded protein response, and pro- and anti-apoptotic protein fingerprints in human monocyte-derived dendritic cells treated with alcohol.  Boukli NM, Saiyed ZM, Ricaurte M, Rodriguez JW, Ríos Olivares E, Cubano LA, Nair MP. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2010 Dec;34(12):2081-8.

Individual and combined soy isoflavones exert differential effects on metastatic cancer progression. Martínez-Montemayor MM, Otero-Franqui E, Martinez J, De La Mota-Peynado A, Cubano LA, Dharmawardhane S.
Clin Exp Metastasis. 2010 Oct;27(7):465-80.

Ischemia Increases TREK-2 Channel Expression in Astrocytes: Relevance to Glutamate Clearance. Kucheryavykh LY, Kucheryavykh YV, Inyushin M, Shuba YM, Sanabria P, Cubano LA, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ. Open Neurosci J. 2009 Jan 1;3:40-47.

Inhibition of mammary tumor growth and metastases to bone and liver by dietary grape polyphenols. Castillo-Pichardo L, Martínez-Montemayor MM, Martínez JE, Wall KM, Cubano LA, Dharmawardhane S. Clin Exp Metastasis. 2009;26(6):505-16.

Complex rectification of Müller cell Kir currents. Kucheryavykh YV, Shuba YM, Antonov SM, Inyushin MY, Cubano L, Pearson WL, Kurata H, Reichenbach A, Veh RW, Nichols CG, Eaton MJ, Skatchkov SN. Glia. 2008 May;56(7):775-90. PMID: 18293411

Contact Information
Universidad Central del Caribe
P.O. Box 60327
Bayamón, PR 00960-6032

Tel  (787) 798-3001 x 2150
e-mail: luis.cubano@uccaribe.edu