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  • PL 63 (Haartmaninkatu 8)



  • Viikinkaari 5, Biocenter 2

    00790 Helsinki


1991 …2019

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Fields of Science

  • 3111 Biomedicine
  • 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology
  • 3112 Neurosciences

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.


Azulene-based compounds targeting orexin receptors

Leino, T., Turku, A., Yli-Kauhaluoma, J., Kukkonen, J., Xhaard, H. & Wallen, E., 31 Mar 2019, In : Abstracts of papers of the American Chemical Society . 257, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

CRK2 Enhances Salt Tolerance by Regulating Callose Deposition in Connection with PLDα1

Hunter, K., Kimura, S., Rokka, A., Huy Cuong Tran, Toyota, M., Kukkonen, J. P. & Wrzaczek, M., Aug 2019, In : Plant Physiology. 180, 4, p. 2004-2021 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Pharmacology of orexin/hypocretin receptors

Kukkonen, J. P., 2019, The Orexin/Hypocretin System – Functional roles and therapeutic potential. Burk, J. A. & Fadel, J. R. (eds.). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Scientific Publ. Co, p. 31–68 37 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

THE CONCISE GUIDE TO PHARMACOLOGY 2019/20: G protein- coupled receptors

CGTP Collaborators 2019/2020, Alexander, S. P. H., Christopoulos, A., Davenport, A. P., Kelly, E., Mathie, A., Peters, J. A., Veale, E. L., Armstrong, J. F., Faccenda, E., Harding, S. D., Pawson, A. J., Sharman, J. L., Southan, C., Davies, J. A., -, CGTP. C., MP, A., K, A. H., M, B., JM, BU. & 32 others, KE, B., B, B., NJ, B., V, B., C, B., H, B. O., G, B., G, C., JP, C., KJ, C., S, C., P, C., N, C., J, C., A, C., LH, C., R, C., Z, C., G, D., KD, S., SD, D., P, DU., S, E., E, E., E, F., TM, F., M, F., RR, G., M, G., M, G., F, G. & Kukkonen, JP., Dec 2019, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 176, Suppl 1, p. S21-S141

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access



Franzén-Fuxe Prize 2003

Jyrki (P) Kukkonen (Recipient), 2003

Prize: Prizes and awards


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Jyrki (P) Kukkonen (Participant)

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - Other

Molecular evolution of G protein-coupled receptors – insights into the orexin system

Jyrki (P) Kukkonen (Supervisor)

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Discovery of OX1 and OX2 orexin receptor ligands

Jyrki (P) Kukkonen (Co-supervisor)

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Pharmacological and biochemical characterization of ABHD6, ABHD11 and ABHD12

Jyrki (P) Kukkonen (Supervisor)

Activity: Examination typesOpponent of doctoral dissertation