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Department of Clinical Sciences Malmö, Islet Cell Exocytosis,
CRC, Entr 72, Building 91, level 11, University Hospital Malmö,
SE-205 02  Malmö, Sweden


+46 40 391159


+46 40 391222


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Vishal Salunkhe

PhD student

Current projects

  1. Effects of circulating statins on insulin secretion and exocytosis
  2. Role of miRNAs in exocytosis in islet cells

Academic degree

Master's in Molecular Biology, July 2011, Skövde University


1: Salunkhe VA, Esguerra JL, Ofori JK, Mollet IG, Braun M, Stoffel M, Wendt A,
Eliasson L. Modulation of microRNA-375 expression alters voltage-gated Na(+)
channel properties and exocytosis in insulin-secreting cells. Acta Physiol (Oxf).
2015 Apr;213(4):882-92. doi: 10.1111/apha.12460. Epub 2015 Feb 15. PubMed PMID:
25627423; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4413049.

2: Esguerra JL, Mollet IG, Salunkhe VA, Wendt A, Eliasson L. Regulation of
Pancreatic Beta Cell Stimulus-Secretion Coupling by microRNAs. Genes (Basel).
2014 Nov 6;5(4):1018-31. doi: 10.3390/genes5041018. Review. PubMed PMID:
25383562; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4276924.

3: Villate O, Turatsinze JV, Mascali LG, Grieco FA, Nogueira TC, Cunha DA,
Nardelli TR, Sammeth M, Salunkhe VA, Esguerra JL, Eliasson L, Marselli L,
Marchetti P, Eizirik DL. Nova1 is a master regulator of alternative splicing in
pancreatic beta cells. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Oct;42(18):11818-30. doi:
10.1093/nar/gku861. Epub 2014 Sep 23. PubMed PMID: 25249621; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4191425.

4: Pedersen MG, Salunkhe VA, Svedin E, Edlund A, Eliasson L. Calcium current
inactivation rather than pool depletion explains reduced exocytotic rate with
prolonged stimulation in insulin-secreting INS-1 832/13 cells. PLoS One. 2014 Aug
8;9(8):e103874. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103874. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID:
25105407; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4126658.

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