Serguei Skatchkov

Distinguished Research Professor
Ph.D. 1990, Saint Petersburg State University

Academic Department(s)
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Physiology

Research Area
Neurobiology-Neuronal Glial Networks

Research Interest
Glial participation in regulation of neuronal signaling andneuronal communication.
Polyamine and ATP release from glial cells to neuronal network.

Selected Publications 
Unidirectional Photoreceptor-to-Muller Glia Coupling and Unique K+ Channel Expression in Caiman Retina.  Zayas-Santiago A, Agte S, Rivera Y, Benedikt J, Ulbricht E, Karl A, Dávila J, Savvinov A, Kucheryavykh Y, Inyushin M, Cubano LA, Pannicke T, Veh RW, Francke M, Verkhrastsky A, Eaton MJ, Reichenbach A, Skatchkov SN.  PLoS One. 2014 May 15;9(5):e97155.  
Kainate-induced calcium overload of cortical neurons in vitro: Dependence on expression of AMPAR GluaA2-subunit and down-regulation by subnanomolar ouabain.  Abushik PA, Sibarov DA, Eaton MJ, Skatchkov SN, Antonov SM.  Cell Calcium.  2013 Aug;54(2):95-104.
Transport Reversal During Heteroexchange: A Kinetic Study.  Makarov V, Kucheryavykh L, Kucheryavykh Y, Rivera A, Eaton MJ, Skatchkov SN, Inyushin M.  J Biophys. 2013;2013:683256.  
Polyamine transport by the polyspecific organic cation transporters OCT1, OCT2, and OCT3.  Sala-Rabanal M, Li DC, Dake GR, Kurata HT, Inyushin M, Skatchkov SN, Nichols CG.  Mol Pharm. 2013. Apr 1;10(4):1450-8. 
Intracellular polyamines enhance astrocytic coupling. Benedikt J, Inyushin M, Kucheryavykh YV, Rivera Y, Kucheryavykh LY, Nichols CG, Eaton MJ,Skatchkov SN. Neuroreport. 2012 Dec 5;23(17):1021-5.

IBRO GLIA Workshop 2013

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

Tel  (787) 798-3001 ext. 2035