Academic Staff


Porncharn Saitongdee

Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy, Room B114
Faculty of Science, Mahidol University
Bangkok, 10400, Thailand

Telephone: (+66) (0)2201 5407
Fax: (+66) (0)2354 7168



Research Interest

1. Growth control and reproductive biology of aquatic molluscs.

2. Vascular control by endothelial cells and perivascular nerves.

3. Expressions and functions of gap junctions in heart and blood vessels.

4. Cell biology of parasites including schistosomes, opisthorchis, fasiola and filaria.

5. Clinical applications of Gross Anatomy.

Honors & Awards

February 18 - May 19, 2001     Royal society fellowship

Selected Publications

Saitongdee, P., Pornrut Rabintossaporn, Prapee Sretarugsa, T. Poomthong, and P. Sobhon. Aminopeptidase reactivity in the digestive  tract of adult abalone, Haliotis asinina Linnaeus. J Shellfish Res (in press).

Saitongdee, P., S. Apisawetakan, N. Anunruang, T. Poomthong, P. Hanna, and P. Sobhon. Egg-laying hormone immunoreactivity in the neural ganglia and ovary of Haliotis asinina Linnaeus. J Inv Neuroscience. (in press) 2005.

Saitongdee, P., D.L. Becker, P. Milner, G.E. Knight, and G. Burnstock. Levels of gap junction proteins in coronary arterioles and aorta of hamsters exposed to the cold and during hibernation and arousal. J Histochem Cytochem. 52(5):603-615, 2004.

Saitongdee, P., P. Milner, D. L. Becker, G. E. Knight, and G. Burnstock. Increased connexin43 gap junction protein in hamster cardiomyocytes during cold acclimation and hibernation. Cardiovascular Research 47:108-115, 2000.

Apinhasmit, W., Sobhon, P., Tarasub, C., Mohthong, W., Saitongdee, P., Sretarugsa, P., Wanichanon, C. and Upatham, E.S. Opisthorchis  viverini: Ultrastructure and cytochemistry of the glycocalyx of the tegument. Journal of Helminthology 74:23-29, 2000.





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