Profile Max Peters

My Name is Maximilian Peters

I am a PhD trained neurobiologist with a MSc in pharmaceutical chemistry who loves small molecules, their chemistry, using computers to solve scientific questions and just science in general.



Turbo batch primer design for targeted STR genotyping of single cells.
Server is available here: Hemi-NeSTR


For my professional profile, please have a look at my LinkedIn profile.


Depletion of Membrane Cholesterol Suppresses Drosophila Transient Receptor Potential-Like (TRPL) Channel Activity

Curr Top Membr. 2017;80:233-254

Ectopic Expression of Mouse Melanopsin in Drosophila Photoreceptors Reveals Fast Response Kinetics and Persistent Dark Excitation

J Biol Chem. 2017 Mar 3;292(9):3624-3636

Functional cooperation between the IP3 receptor and phospholipase C secures the high sensitivity to light of Drosophila photoreceptors in vivo

J Neurosci. 2015 Feb 11;35(6):2530-46

The bitter pill: clinical drugs that activate the human bitter taste receptor TAS2R14

FASEB J. 2014 Mar;28(3):1181-97

Drosophila TRP and TRPL are assembled as homomultimeric channels in vivo

J Cell Sci. 2013 Jul 15;126(Pt 14):3121-33

Carvacrol together with TRPC1 elimination improve functional recovery after traumatic brain injury in mice

J Neurotrauma. 2012 Dec 10;29(18):2831-4

Cell biology. Rhodopsin as thermosensor?

Science. 2011 Mar 11;331(6022):1272-3

Linoleic acid inhibits TRP channels with intrinsic voltage sensitivity: Implications on the mechanism of linoleic acid action

Channels (Austin). 2009 May-Jun;3(3):164-6

Carvacrol is a novel inhibitor of Drosophila TRPL and mammalian TRPM7 channels

Cell Calcium. 2009 Mar;45(3):300-9

HU-331: a cannabinoid quinone, with uncommon cytotoxic properties and low toxicity

Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2007 Sep;16(9):1405-13

Cannabidiol--recent advances

Chem Biodivers. 2007 Aug;4(8):1678-92

A cannabinoid anticancer quinone, HU-331, is more potent and less cardiotoxic than doxorubicin: a comparative in vivo study

J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2007 Aug;322(2):646-53


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Horemansstr. 1
80636 M√ľnchen