Ujendra Kumar


Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada


  1. Kumar U, Grant M. Somatostatin and somatostatin receptors. Results Probl Cell Differ. 2010;50:137-84 pubmed publisher
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    Kumar U, Patel S. Immunohistochemical localization of dopamine receptor subtypes (D1R-D5R) in Alzheimer's disease brain. Brain Res. 2007;1131:187-96 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrate subtype-specific changes in dopamine receptors in AD that may be important in disease pathophysiology and that may also serve as potential targets for therapeutic intervention in AD. ..
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    Kumar U. Colocalization of somatostatin receptor subtypes (SSTR1-5) with somatostatin, NADPH-diaphorase (NADPH-d), and tyrosine hydroxylase in the rat hypothalamus. J Comp Neurol. 2007;504:185-205 pubmed
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that SSTRs may interact with NADPH-d and TH to exert a physiological role in concert within the hypothalamus. ..
  4. Kumar U. Somatostatin in medium-sized aspiny interneurons of striatum is responsible for their preservation in quinolinic acid and N-methyl-D-asparate-induced neurotoxicity. J Mol Neurosci. 2008;35:345-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these results provide first evidence that the presence of SST is a unique feature for the selective sparing of medium sized aspiny interneurons in excitotoxicity. ..