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Details of Dr Ma Christina Grace Zerda Floresca   


Gender female
Job title senior lecturer
Department School of Life Sciences
Management Development Institute of Singapore ( MDIS)
501 Stirling Road Singapore 148951
Management Development Institute of Singapore 501 Stirling Road
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel +6593264741
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Website http://www.mdis.edu.sg
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Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education
Research Area(s) Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products
Research Activities chemical and biochemical characterization of marine toxins
Research Region 84
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise harmful algal blooms, marine toxins, pharmacology
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Ma Christina Grace FLORESCA)

Kuek Chee Shiong Lawrence , Swee Ngin Tan ,Christina Zerda Floresca. 31 March 2014. A ?Green? Cellulose Paper Based Glucose Amperometric Biosensor. Sensors and Actuators B. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, Volume 193, pp 536-541
Heterocyclic Analogues of N-(4-(4-(2,3-Dichlorophenyl)piperazin-1-yl)-butyl)-arylcarboxamides with Functionalized Linking Chains as Novel Dopamine D3 Receptor Ligands: Potential Substance Abuse Therapeutic Agents. Peter Grundt, Katherine M. Prevatt, Jianjing Cao, Michelle Taylor, Christina Z. Floresca,, Ji-Kyung Choi, Bruce G. Jenkins, Robert R. Luedtke, Amy Hauck Newman. 2007. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 50 (17): 4135-4146. Reciprocal mutations in TM2/TM3 in a D2 dopamine receptor background confirms the importance of this microdomain as a selective determinant of para-halogenated 1,4-disubstituted aromatic piperazines. Christina .Z. Floresca, Shiuwei. Chen, Sandhya. Kortagere, and John .A. Schetz. 2005. Archiv der Pharmazie. 338:268-275. Dopamine receptor microdomains involved in molecular recognition and the regulation of drug affinity and function. Christina .Z. Floresca and John .A. Schetz. 2004. Journal of Receptors and Signal Transduction Research. 24(3): 207-239. A Comparison of the Mu-Conotoxins by 3[H]saxitoxin Binding Assays in Neuronal and Skeletal Muscle Sodium Channels. Christina Z Floresca. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 2003. 190: pp. 95-101 An Internet Based Toxin Database for Philippine Poisonous and Venomous Terrestrial and Marine Species. Diana Tan, Angie Sun, Hannah Tiu, A Anatalio, and Ma Christina Z Floresca. KIMIKA. December 2002. 18(2): pp. 41-44. Detection of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) Toxins in Philippine Mussel Samples by Electrospray Mass Spectrometry. Ma Christina Z Floresca, Barbara M Abad, Tabitha Amora, Mary Ann Lim, John Paulo Marquez. Manila Journal of Science. 2001. 4(1): pp. 38-44. Mu-PIIIA: A New Peptide for Discrimination of TTX-Sensitive Sodium Channel Subtypes. Ki Joon Shon, Baldomero M Olivera, Maren Watkins, David Hillyard, Rick Jacobsen, William R Gray, Ma Christina Z Floresca, Lourdes J Cruz, Anne Brink, Heinz Terlau, and Doju Yoshikami. 1998. Journal of Neuroscience. 18(12): pp. 4473-4481.

Created: 2009-08-21 Last Updated: 2015-07-02 by Ma Christina Grace FLORESCA