Richard M. Hann

Chair Department of Biochemistry
Professor
M.D., 1974, Univ. of Oklahoma

Academic Department(s)
Department of Biochemistry

Research Area
Ligand-gated ion channels

Research Interest
Ligand-gated ion channel expression

Selected Publications
Actions of octocoral and tobacco cembranoids on nicotinic receptors. Ferchmin PA, Pagán OR, Ulrich H, Szeto AC, Hann RM, Eterović VA. Toxicon. 2009 Mar 10. PMID: 19281835

Alpha-conotoxin residues that interact at close range with gamma-tyrosine-111 and mutant delta-tyrosine-113 on the Torpedo nicotinic acetylcholine receptor. Velez-Carrasco W, Valdes S, Agresar L, Lettich A, Guerra AY, Hann RM.  Biochemistry. 43(39):12700-8, 2004.

Cembranoid and long-chain alkanol sites on the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor and their allosteric interaction. Pagan OR, Eterovic VA, Garcia M, Vergne D, Basilio CM, Rodriguez AD, Hann RM.   Biochemistry. 40(37):11121-30, 2001.

Tobacco cembranoids block behavioral sensitization to nicotine and inhibit neuronal acetylcholine receptor function. Ferchmin PA, Lukas RJ, Hann RM, Fryer JD, Eaton JB, Pagan OR, Rodriguez AD, Nicolau Y, Rosado M, Cortes S, Eterovic VA.    J Neurosci Res. 64(1):18-25, 2001.
 
In vitro selection of RNA molecules that displace cocaine from the membrane-bound nicotinic acetylcholine receptor. Ulrich H, Ippolito JE, Pagán OR, Eterović VA, Hann RM, Shi H, Lis JT, Eldefrawi ME, Hess GP. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 Nov 24;95(24):14051-6.
 

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

Tel  (787) 798-3001 ext. 2030
e-mail: richard.hann@uccaribe.edu