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 
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.
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.
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.
L-DOPA Uptake in Astrocytic Endfeet Enwrapping Blood Vessels in Rat Brain. Inyushin MY, Huertas A, Kucheryavykh YV, Kucheryavykh LY, Tsydzik V, Sanabria P, Eaton MJ, Skatchkov SN, Rojas LV and Wessinger WD (2012). Parkinsons Dis. 2012; 2012:321406-321414.

IBRO GLIA Workshop 2013

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

Tel  (787) 798-3001 ext. 2035