Miguel Coca-Prados PhD

Professor Emeritus of and Professor (Adjunct) of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Departments & Organizations

Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Research Interests

Chloride Channels of the ClC Family; Construction of Subtractive Libraries; Gene Expression and Regulation of Neuropeptides and Hormones; Gene Expression and Regulation of TIGR; Regulatory Peptides With Hypertensive And/or Hypotensive Act; Steroid Metabolism and Regulation of Gene Expression of 17bH more...


  • Ph.D., University of Salamanca, 1975

Selected Publications

  • Aroca-Aguilar, JD., Martinez-Redondo, F., Sanchez-Sanchez, F., Coca-Prados, M., Escribano, J. (2009) Functional role of proteolytic processing of recombinant myocilin in self-aggregation. (In press, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.).
  • Coca-Prados M. and Escribano J. (2007) New perspectives in aqueous humor secretion and in glaucoma: The ciliary body as a multifunctional neuroendocrine gland. Progress in Retinal and Eye Research 26: 239-262. Review.
  • Sánchez-Sánchez, F., Martínez-Redondo, F., Aroca-Aguilar, J.D., Coca-Prados, M., and Escribano, J. (2007) Characterization of the intracellular proteolytic cleavage of myocilin and identification of calpain II as a myocilin processing protease. J. Biol. Chem. 282: 27810-24.



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