SELECTED PUBLICATIONS [from a total of 40]
Sekar MC and Allen T ( 2018). Should a course in “medicinal herbs/ alternative medicine” be a mandatory course in pharmacy curriculum? MAPP 2(2): 1-3.
Patel, K., Patel, P. and Sekar MC (2018). Major pharmacy practice challenge for India: irrational fixed dose combinations. IJOPP 10(2): 194-195.
Sarma A., Sharma VP, Sarkar AB, Sekar MC, Samuel K and Geusz, ME (2016). The circadian clock modulates anti-cancer properties of curcumin. BMC Cancer 29; 16 (1), 759-772.
Sekar MC, Shahiwala K, Leloup L and Wells A (2014) Modulation of epidermal growth factor stimulated ERK phosphorylation and cell motility by inositol trisphosphate kinase. J Pharm Sci Pharmacol, 1(2):160-164.
Sekar MC, V. Subramaniam, S.H. Shen, S. Yesquen A teaching
opportunity for pharmacists: understanding uses and risk of dietary
supplements. Pharmacy Practice News, June 2011: 38, 1-2.
Sekar, MC (2010). Advanced pharmacy practice rotation in India. Pharmacy Today, 16(11), P15-16.
Sekar, MC. Two different worlds of pharmacy practice and education -
United States of America and India Global Health - an Online Journal for
the Digital Age, North America, 218 06 2009.
Sekar MC, Scott ED, Sambandam V, Berry RE. Demonstration of the
presence of cyclic inositol phosphohydrolase in human urine. Biochem
Mol Med 1997:62:95-100.
Sekar MC, Sambandam V, Grizzle WE, and McDonald JM. Dissociation of
cyclic inositol phosphate hydrolase activity from annexin III. J Biol
Chen P, Xie H, Sekar MC, Gupta K and Wells A. Epidermal growth
factor receptor-mediated cell mobility: Phospholipase C activity is
required, but MAP kinase activity is not sufficient for induced cell
mobility. J Cell Biol 1994;127:847-857.
Lanas A, Sekar MC and Hirschowitz BI. Objective evidence of Aspirin
use in both ulcer and non-ulcer upper and lower gastrointestinal
bleeding. Gastroenterology 1992;103:862-869.
Sekar MC, Uemura N, Coy DH, Hirschowitz BI and Dickinson KEJ.
Bombesin, neuromedin B and neuromedin C interact with a common rat
pancreatic phosphoinositide-coupled receptor but are differentially
regulated by guanine nucleotides. Biochem J 1991;280:163-169.
Sekar MC, Yang M, Meezan E and Pillion DJ. Angiotensin II and
bradykinin stimulate phosphoinositide breakdown in intact rat kidney
glomeruli but not in proximal tubules. Glomerular response modulated by
phorbol ester. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1990;166:373-379.
MC, Dixon JF and Hokin LE. The formation of Inositol 1,2-Cyclic
4,5-trisphosphate and inositol 1,2-Cyclic 4-Bisphosphate on stimulation
of mouse pancreatic minilobules with carbamylcholine. J Biol Chem
Rana RS, Sekar MC, Mertz RJ, Hokin LE and MacDonald MJ.
Potentiation by glucose metabolites of inositol trisphosphate-induced
calcium mobilization in permeabolized rat pancreatic islets. J Biol
Sekar MC and Roufogalis BD. Muscarinic receptor stimulation of
polyphosphoinositide breakdown in guinea pig smooth muscle:
Amplification by lithium. Biochem J 1984;223:527-531.
Ph.D., University of British Columbia
M.S., University of British Columbia
M.Pharm., Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India
B.Pharm., Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India