Publications

  1. Neural Pathways of Craniofacial Muscle Pain: Implications for Novel Treatments. Chung MK, Wang S, Yang J, Alshanqiti I, Wei F, Ro JY. J Dent Res. 2020 Aug;99(9):1004-1012. doi: 10.1177/0022034520919384. Epub 2020 May 6. PMID: 32374638
  2. Ablation of TRPV1+ Afferent Terminals by Capsaicin Mediates Long-Lasting Analgesia for Trigeminal Neuropathic Pain. Wang S, Bian C, Yang J, Arora V, Gao Y, Wei F, Chung MK. eNeuro. 2020 May 29;7(3):ENEURO.0118-20.2020. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0118-20.2020. Print 2020 May/Jun. PMID: 32404326 Free PMC article.
  3. Phosphorylation of TRPV1 S801 Contributes to Modality-Specific Hyperalgesia in Mice.  Joseph J, Qu L, Wang S, Kim M, Bennett D, Ro J, Caterina MJ, Chung MK. J Neurosci. 2019 Dec 11;39(50):9954-9966. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1064-19.2019. Epub 2019 Nov 1. PMID: 31676602 Free PMC article.
  4. TRPV1 and TRPV1-Expressing Nociceptors Mediate Orofacial Pain Behaviors in a Mouse Model of Orthodontic Tooth Movement. Wang S, Kim M, Ali Z, Ong K, Pae EK, Chung MK. Front Physiol. 2019 Sep 20;10:1207. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2019.01207. eCollection 2019. PMID: 31620023 Free PMC article.
  5. Roles of TRPV1 and TRPA1 in Spontaneous Pain from Inflamed Masseter Muscle. Wang S, Brigoli B, Lim J, Karley A, Chung MK. Neuroscience. 2018 Aug 1;384:290-299. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2018.05.048. Epub 2018 Jun 8. PMID: 29890293 Free PMC article.
  6. Spontaneous and Bite-Evoked Muscle Pain Are Mediated by a Common Nociceptive Pathway With Differential Contribution by TRPV1. Wang S, Lim J, Joseph J, Wang S, Wei F, Ro JY, Chung MK. J Pain. 2017 Nov;18(11):1333-1345. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2017.06.005. Epub 2017 Jun 29. PMID: 28669862 Free PMC article.
  7. Ca2+ and calpain mediate capsaicin-induced ablation of axonal terminals expressing transient receptor potential vanilloid 1. Wang S, Wang S, Asgar J, Joseph J, Ro JY, Wei F, Campbell JN, Chung MK. J Biol Chem. 2017 May 19;292(20):8291-8303. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.778290. Epub 2017 Mar 30. PMID: 28360106 Free PMC article.
  8. Use of Capsaicin to Treat Pain: Mechanistic and Therapeutic Considerations. Chung MK, Campbell JN. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2016 Nov 1;9(4):66. doi: 10.3390/ph9040066. PMID: 27809268 Free PMC article. Review.
  9. Agonist-dependence of functional properties for common nonsynonymous variants of human transient receptor potential vanilloid 1. Wang S, Joseph J, Diatchenko L, Ro JY, Chung MK. Pain. 2016 Jul;157(7):1515-24. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000556. PMID: 26967694 Free PMC article.
  10. Transcriptome analysis of trigeminal ganglia following masseter muscle inflammation in rats. Chung MK, Park J, Asgar J, Ro JY. Mol Pain. 2016 Oct 4;12:1744806916668526. doi: 10.1177/1744806916668526. Print 2016. PMID: 27702909 Free PMC article.
  11. Modality-specific mechanisms of protein kinase C-induced hypersensitivity of TRPV1: S800 is a polymodal sensitization site. Wang S, Joseph J, Ro JY, Chung MK. Pain. 2015 May;156(5):931-41. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000134. PMID: 25734989 Free PMC article.
  12. Peripheral group I metabotropic glutamate receptor activation leads to muscle mechanical hyperalgesia through TRPV1 phosphorylation in the rat. Chung MK, Lee J, Joseph J, Saloman J, Ro JY. J Pain. 2015 Jan;16(1):67-76. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2014.10.008. Epub 2014 Nov 1. PMID: 25451626 Free PMC article.
  13. Carboxyl-terminal domain of transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 contains distinct segments differentially involved in capsaicin- and heat-induced desensitization. Joseph J, Wang S, Lee J, Ro JY, Chung MK. J Biol Chem. 2013 Dec 13;288(50):35690-702. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.513374. Epub 2013 Oct 30. PMID: 24174527 Free PMC article.
  14. Targeting TRPV3 for the Development of Novel Analgesics. Huang SM, Chung MK. Open Pain J. 2013;6(Spec Iss 1):119-126. doi: 10.2174/1876386301306010119. PMID: 25285178 Free PMC article.
  15. Projection of non-peptidergic afferents to mouse tooth pulp. Chung MK, Jue SS, Dong X. J Dent Res. 2012 Aug;91(8):777-82. doi: 10.1177/0022034512450298. Epub 2012 Jun 5. PMID: 22668597 Free PMC article.
  16. Warmth suppresses and desensitizes damage-sensing ion channel TRPA1. Wang S, Lee J, Ro JY, Chung MK. Mol Pain. 2012 Mar 29;8:22. doi: 10.1186/1744-8069-8-22. PMID: 22458587 Free PMC article.
  17. Lipopolysaccharide-induced pulpitis up-regulates TRPV1 in trigeminal ganglia. Chung MK, Lee J, Duraes G, Ro JY. J Dent Res. 2011 Sep;90(9):1103-7. doi: 10.1177/0022034511413284. Epub 2011 Jun 28. PMID: 21712529 Free PMC article.
  18. Cold suppresses agonist-induced activation of TRPV1.  Chung MK, Wang S. J Dent Res. 2011 Sep;90(9):1098-102. doi: 10.1177/0022034511412074. Epub 2011 Jun 10. PMID: 21666106 Free PMC article.
  19. Role of TRP channels in pain sensation. Chung MK, Jung SJ, Oh SB. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2011;704:615-36. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-0265-3_33. PMID: 21290319 Review
  20. TRPV1 shows dynamic ionic selectivity during agonist stimulation. Chung MK, Güler AD, Caterina MJ. Nat Neurosci. 2008 May;11(5):555-64. doi: 10.1038/nn.2102. Epub 2008 Apr 6. PMID: 18391945
  21. 2-aminoethoxydiphenyl borate activates and sensitizes the heat-gated ion channel TRPV3. Chung MK, Lee H, Mizuno A, Suzuki M, Caterina MJ. J Neurosci. 2004 Jun 2;24(22):5177-82. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0934-04.2004. PMID: 15175387 Free PMC article.
  22. TRPV3 and TRPV4 mediate warmth-evoked currents in primary mouse keratinocytes.  Chung MK, Lee H, Mizuno A, Suzuki M, Caterina MJ. J Biol Chem. 2004 May 14;279(20):21569-75. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M401872200. Epub 2004 Mar 5. PMID: 15004014
  23. Warm temperatures activate TRPV4 in mouse 308 keratinocytes. Chung MK, Lee H, Caterina MJ. J Biol Chem. 2003 Aug 22;278(34):32037-46. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M303251200. Epub 2003 Jun 3. PMID: 12783886