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Engel, M.A., Leffler, A., Niedermirtl, F., Babes, A., Zimmermann, K., Filipovi, M.R., Izydorczyk, I., Eberhardt, M., Kichko, T.I., Muellertribbensee, S.M., Khalil, M., Siklosi, N., Nau, C., Ivanoviburmazovi, I., Neuhuber, W.L., Becker, C., Neurath, M.F., Reeh, P.W. (2011), "TRPA1 and substance P mediate colitis in mice" Gastroenterology, 141 (4), pp. 1346-1358.

Babes, A., Ciobanu, A. C., Neacsu, C., Babes, R. M. (2011), "TRPM8, a Sensor for Mild Cooling in Mammalian Sensory Nerve Endings", Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 12(1): 78-88.[link to article]


Neacsu, C., Babes, A. (2010), "The M-channel blocker linopirdine is an agonist of the capsaicin receptor TRPV1", Journal of Pharmacological Sciences, 114(3): 332-340. [PDF]

Babes, A., Fischer, M.J., Reid, G., Sauer, S.K., Zimmermann, K., Reeh, P.W. (2010), "Electrophysiological and neurochemical techniques to investigate sensory neurons in analgesia research." Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 617, pp. 237-259.[partial PDF]

Neacsu, C., Ciobanu, C., Barbu, I., Toader, O., Szegli, G., Kerek, F., Babes, A. (2010), “Substance MCS-18 isolated from Helleborus purpurascens is a potent antagonist of the capsaicin receptor, TRPV1, in rat cultured sensory neurons”, Physiological Research, 59(2): 289-298. [PDF]


Ciobanu C., Reid G, Babes A. (2009), "Acute and chronic effects of neurotrophic factors BDNF and GDNF on responses mediated by thermo-sensitive TRP channels in cultured rat dorsal root ganglion neurons.", Brain Research, 2009 August 11; 1284:54-67, PMID: 19524560


Zimmermann, K., Leffler, A., Babes, A., Cendan, C. M., Carr, R. W., Kobayashi, J., Nau, C., Wood, J. N., Reeh, P. (2007), "Sensory neuron sodium channel Nav1.8 is essential for pain at low temperatures", Nature 447, 855 - 859

Leffler, A., Linte, R., Nau, C., Reeh, P., Babes, A. (2007), "A high-threshold heat-activated channel in cultured rat dorsal rot ganglion neurons resembles TRPV2 and is blocked by gadolinium", European Journal of Neuroscience, 26(1):12-22 [PDF]

Linte, R.M., Ciobanu, C., Reid, G., Babes, A. (2007) "Desensitization of cold- and menthol-sensitive rat dorsal root ganglion neurones by inflammatory mediators". Experimental Brain Research 178(1):89-98 [PDF]


Babes A, Zorzon D, Reid G. (2006) "A novel type of cold-sensitive neuron in rat dorsal root ganglia with rapid adaptation to cooling stimuli" Eur J Neurosci. 24(3):691-8 [PDF]


Babes, A., Zorzon, D., Reid, G. (2004) "Two populations of cold-sensitive neurons in rat dorsal root ganglia and their modulation by nerve growth factor" Eur. J. Neurosci. 20:2276-2282 [PDF]


Reid, G., Babes, A., Pluteanu, F. (2002) "A cold- and menthol-activated current in rat dorsal root ganglion neurones: properties and role in cold transduction" J. Physiol. 545.2:595-614 [PDF]

Pluteanu, F., Ristoiu, V., Flonta, M.-L., Reid, G. (2002) "a1-adrenoceptor-mediated depolarization and b-mediated hyperpolarization in cultured rat dorsal root ganglion neurones" Neurosci. Lett. 329: 277-280. [PDF]

Ristoiu, V., Pluteanu, F., Flonta, M.-L., Reid, G. (2002) "Few cultured rat primary sensory neurons express a tolbutamide-sensitive K+ current" J. Cell. Mol. Med. 6:271-274.  [PDF]

Reid, G. and Flonta, M.-L. (2002) "Ion channels activated by cold and menthol in cultured rat dorsal root ganglion neurones" Neurosci. Lett. 324: 164-168. [PDF]

Babes, A., Amuzescu, B., Krause, U., Scholz, A., Flonta, M.-L. and Reid, G. (2002) "Cooling inhibits capsaicin-induced currents in cultured rat dorsal root ganglion neurones" Neurosci. Lett. 317: 131-134. [PDF]


Babes, A., Lörinczi, E., Ristoiu, V., Flonta, M.-L. and Reid, G. (2001) "Slowing of inactivation at positive potentials in a rat axonal K+ channel is not due to preferential closed-state inactivation: differences between inactivation of native and cloned K+ channels." Physiol. Res. 50:557-565.  [PDF]

Reid, G., Flonta, M.-L. (2001) "Cold current in thermoreceptive neurons." Nature 413(6855):480. [PDF]

Reid, G., Amuzescu, B., Zech, E. and Flonta, M.-L. (2001) "A system for applying rapid warming or cooling stimuli to cells during patch clamp recording or ion imaging." J. Neurosci. Methods 111:1-8. [PDF]

Reid, G., Flonta, M.-L. (2001) "Cold transduction by inhibition of a background potassium conductance in rat primary sensory neurones" Neurosci. Lett. 297:171-174 [PDF]


Babes, A., Fendler, K. (2000) "Na+ transport, and the E1P-E2P conformational transition of the Na+/K+-ATPase"
Biophys. J. 79:2557-2571


Reid, G., Scholz, A., Bostock, H., Vogel, W. (1999) "Human axons contain at least five types of voltage-dependent potassium channel"
J. Physiol. 518: 681-696. [PDF]

Ganea, C., Babes, A., Lupfert, C., Grell, E., Fendler, K., Clarke, R.J. (1999) "Hofmeister effects of anions on the kinetics of partial reactions of the Na+/K+-ATPase" Biophys. J. 77:267-281

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