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Research Abstracts Online
January 2008 - March 2009

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
College of Pharmacy
Department of Medicinal Chemistry

PI: Philip S. Portoghese

Opioid Receptor Chemistry and Pharmacology

This research involves several projects that include the development of ligands that target heterodimeric opioid receptors, testing of opioid ligand on cultured cells and in mice, docking studies of ligands to opioid receptors, and analysis of microarray data from mice treated with opioid ligands.

Group Members

Eyup Akgun, Research Associate
Jignesh Doshi, Research Associate
Morgan Le Naour, Research Associate
Matthew Metcalf, Research Associate
Ye Tang, Research Associate
Ajay Yekkirala, Graduate Student