Unidirectional cross activation of GRPR by MOR1D uncouples itch and analgesia-induced by opioids.

Liu XY, Liu ZC, Sun YG, Ross M, Kim SI, Tsai FF, Li QF, Jeffry J, Kim JY, Loh HH, and Chen ZF. (2011) Unidirectional cross activation of GRPR by…

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Cell-based calcium assay for medium to high throughput screening of TRP channel functions using FlexStation 3

Luo J, Zhu Y, Zhu MX, & Hu H (2011). Cell-based calcium assay for medium to high throughput screening of TRP channel functions using FlexStation 3. J Vis Exp.  (54).…

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TSLP promotes interleukin-3-independent basophil haematopoiesis and type 2 inflammation.

Siracusa MC, Saenz SA, Hill DA, Kim BS, Headley MB, Doering TA, Wherry EJ, Jessup HK, Siegel LA, Kambayashi T, Dudek EC, Kubo M, Cianferoni A, Spergel JM, Ziegler SF,…

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Itch Signaling in the nervous system.

Jeffry J, Kim SI, and Chen ZF. (2011) Itch Signaling in the nervous system. Physiology  26(4):286-292. PMID: 21841076

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The distinct roles of two GPCRs, MrgprC11 and PAR2, in itch and hyperalgesia.

Liu Q*, Weng HJ*, Patel KN*, Tang Z, Bai H, and Dong X. Science Signaling 2011; 4(181):ra45 *Denotes equal contribution (Cover article).

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Cancer and Itch.

Chiang HC, Huang V, Cornelius LA.  Cancer and Itch.  In: Semin in Cutan Med and Surg.  Editors: Arndt KA, LeBoit PE and Wintroub BU., Elsevier, 2011, 30:107-112

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Pirt, a TRPV1 modulator, is required for histamine-dependent and -independent itch.

Patel KN, Liu Q, Meeker S, Undem BJ, Dong X. PLoS ONE. 2011; 6(5):e20559.

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TRPA1 is required for histamine-independent, Mas-related G protein-coupled receptor-mediated itch.

Wilson SR, Gerhold KA, Bifolck FA, Liu Q, Patel K, Dong X, Bautista DM. Nature Neuroscience, 2011; 14:595-602

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Molecular regulation of sexual preference revealed by genetic studies of 5-HT in the brains of male mice.

Liu Y, Jiang Y-A, Si YX, Kim JY, Chen ZF, and Rao Y. (2011) Molecular regulation of sexual preference revealed by  genetic studies of 5-HT in the brains of…

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