Synthesis and in vitro evaluation of new TRPV4 ligands and biodistribution study of an 11 C-labeled radiotracer in rodents


Qiu L, Du L, Liang Q, Hu H, Tu Z.

Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2020 Sep 24;30(22):127573. doi: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2020.127573. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32980513

Effects of optogenetic activation of the enteric nervous system on gastrointestinal motility in mouse small intestine


Spencer NJ, Travis L, Hibberd T, Kelly N, Feng J, Hu H.

Auton Neurosci. 2020 Sep 19;229:102733. doi: 10.1016/j.autneu.2020.102733. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32980660

PAR2 Mediates Itch via TRPV3 Signaling in Keratinocytes


Zhao J, Munanairi A, Liu XY, Zhang J, Hu L, Hu M, Bu D, Liu L, Xie Z, Kim BS, Yang Y, Chen ZF.

J Invest Dermatol. 2020 Aug;140(8):1524-1532. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2020.01.012. Epub 2020 Jan 29. PMID: 32004565; PMCID: PMC7387154

Dose-dependent induction of CPP or CPA by intra-pVTA ethanol: Role of mu opioid receptors and effects on NMDA receptors


Campos-Jurado Y, Martí-Prats L, Morón JA, Polache A, Granero L, Hipólito L.

Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2020 Jun 8;100:109875doi: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2020.109875. Epub 2020 Jan 22. PMID: 31978422; PMCID: PMC7096259. 


SRRF-Stream Imaging of Optogenetically Controlled Furrow Formation Shows Localized and Coordinated Endocytosis and Exocytosis Mediating Membrane Remodeling


Castillo-Badillo JA, Bandi AC, Harlalka S, Gautam N.

ACS Synth Biol. 2020 Apr 17;9(4):902-919. doi: 10.1021/acssynbio.9b00521. Epub 2020 Mar 16.

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Pharmacological target-focused transcriptomic analysis of native vs cultured human and mouse dorsal root ganglia


Wangzhou A, McIlvried LA, Paige C, Barragan-Iglesias P, Shiers S, Ahmad A, Guzman CA, Dussor G, Ray PR, Gereau RW 4th, Price TJ.

Pain. 2020 Mar 17. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001866. PMID: 32197039; PMCID: PMC7305999.

Exploration of sensory and spinal neurons expressing gastrin-releasing peptide in itch and pain related behaviors


Barry DM, Liu XT, Liu B, Liu XY, Gao F, Zeng X, Liu J, Yang Q, Wilhelm S, Yin J, Tao A, Chen ZF.

Nat Commun. 2020 Mar 13;11(1):1397. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-15230-y. PMID: 32170060; PMCID: PMC7070094 

Continuous Representations of Speed by Striatal Medium Spiny Neurons


Fobbs WC, Bariselli S, Licholai JA, Miyazaki NL, Matikainen-Ankney BA, Creed MC, Kravitz AV.

J Neurosci. 2020 Feb 19;40(8):1679-1688. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1407-19.2020. Epub 2020 Jan 17. PMID: 31953369; PMCID: PMC7046334. 

Low-dose interleukin-2 reverses behavioral sensitization in multiplemouse models of headache disorders


Zhang J, Czerpaniak K, Huang L, Liu X, Cloud ME, Unsinger J, Hotchkiss RS, Li D, Cao YQ

Pain. 2020 Feb 4. doi:10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001818. [Epub ahead of print]

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The functionally relevant site for paxilline inhibition of BK channels


Zhou Y, Xia XM, Lingle CJ.

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