Name: Padmanabhan Mannangatti

Country: United States


Postdoctoral Associate

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Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology,
Virginia Commonwealth University,
410 N12 Street at Clay Street,

Research Interests:

  • Medicinal Plants
  • Monoamine transporters
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Drug addiction and treatment



  1. Salvinorin A Regulates Dopamine Transporter Function Via A Kappa Opioid Receptor and ERK1/2-Dependent Mechanism.
  2. A Role for p38 Mitogen-activated Protein Kinase Mediated Threonine 30 Dependent Norepinephrine Transporter Regulation in Cocaine Sensitization and Conditioned Place Preference.
  3. Indian Herbs for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disease.
  4. Autism gene variant causes hyperserotonemia, serotonin receptor hypersensitivity, social impairment and repetitive behavior.
  5. Tyrosine Phosphorylation of the Human Serotonin Transporter: A Role in the Transporter Stability and Function.
  6. Cocaine Up-regulation of the Norepinephrine Transporter Requires Threonine 30 Phosphorylation by p38 Mitogen-activated Protein Kinase.
  7. Differential effects of aprepitant, a clinically used neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist on the expression of conditioned psychostimulant versus opioid reward.
  8. Involvement of threonine 258 and serine 259 motif in amphetamine-induced norepinephrine transporter endocytosis.
  9. Preventive Effect of S-Allylcysteine on Membrane-Bound Enzymes and Glycoproteins in Normal and Isoproterenol-Induced Cardiac Toxicity in Male Wistar Rats.
  10. Effect of aqueous Enicostemma littorale Blume extract on key carbohydrate metabolic enzymes, lipid peroxides and antioxidants in alloxan-induced diabetic rats.