Publications

  1. Chung M.K., Asgar J., Lee J., Shim M., Dumler C.D., Ro J.Y.: The Role of TRPM2 in Hydrogen Peroxide-induced expression of Inflammatory Cytokine and Chemokine in Rat Trigeminal Ganglia. Neuroscience, 297:160-169, 2015.

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  2. Wang S., Joseph J., Ro J.Y. Chung M.K. *: Modality-specific mechanisms of PKC-induced hypersensitivity of TRPV1: S800 is a polymodal sensitization site. Pain 1156:931-941, 2015.
  3. Munns C.H., Chung M.K., Sanchez, Y.E., Amzel, L.M. Caterina, M.J.: Role of the outer pore domain in transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 dynamic permeability to large cations. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 290:5707-5724, 2015.
  4. Chung M.K., Lee J., Joseph J., Saloman J., Ro J.Y. : Peripheral Group I metabotropic glutamate receptor activation leads to muscle mechanical hyperalgesia through TRPV1 phosphorylation in the rat. Journal of Pain, 16:67-76, 2015.
  5. Chung M.K., Cho Y.S., Bae Y.C., Lee J., Zhang X., Ro J.Y. : Peripheral G protein-coupled inwardly rectifying potassium (GIRK) channels are involved in delta opioid receptor-mediated anti-hyperalgesia in rat masseter muscle. European Journal of Pain, 18:29-38, 2014.
  6. Joseph J., Wang S., Lee J. Ro J.Y., Chung M.K.* : Carboxy terminal domain of transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 contains distinct segments differentially involved in capsaicin- and heat-induced desensitization. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 288:35690-35702, 2013.
  7. Lee K.S., Asgar J., Zhang Y., Chung M.K., Ro J.Y. : The role of androgen receptor in transcriptional modulation of cannabinoid receptor type 1 gene in rat trigeminal ganglia. Neuroscience. 254:395-403, 2013.
  8. Chung M.K., Cho Y.S., Bae Y.C., Lee J., Zhang X., Ro J.Y. : Peripheral G protein-coupled inwardly rectifying potassium (GIRK) channels are involved in delta opioid receptor-mediated anti-hyperalgesia in rat masseter muscle. European Journal of Pain, 18:29-38, 2013.
  9. Saloman J.L., Chung M.K., Ro, J.Y. : P2X3 and TRPV1 functionally interact and mediate sensitization of trigeminal sensory neurons. Neuroscience, 232:226-238, 2012.
  10. Lee J., Chung M.K., Ro J.Y. : Activation of NMDA receptors leads to phosphorylation of TRPV1 S800 by protein kinase C and A-Kinase anchoring protein 150 in rat trigeminal ganglia. Biochemical Biophysical Research Communication, 424:358-363, 2012.
  11. Chung M.K.*, Jue S.S., Dong X.: Projection of non-peptidergic afferents to mouse tooth pulp, Journal of Dental Research, 91:777-782, 2012.
  12. Lee J., Saloman J.L., Weiland G. Auh Q.S., Chung M.K., Ro J.Y.: Functional interactions between NMDA receptors and TRPV1 in trigeminal sensory neurons mediate mechanical hyperalgesia in the rat masseter muscle, Pain, 153:1514-1524, 2012.
  13. Wang S., Lee J., Ro J.Y., Chung M.K.*: Warmth suppresses and desensitizes damage-sensing ion channel TRPA1, Molecular Pain,  8:22, 2012.
  14. Chung M.K.*, Lee J., Duraes G., Ro J.Y.: Lipopolysaccharide-induced Pulpitis Up-regulates TRPV1 in Trigeminal Ganglia, Journal of Dental Research, 90: 1103-1107, 2011.
  15. Chung M.K.*, Wang S.: Cold suppresses agonist-induced activation of TRPV1, Journal of Dental Research, 90: 1098-1102, 2011.
  16. Huang S.M., Lee H., Chung M.K., Park U., Yu Y.Y., Bradshaw H.B., Coulombe P.A., Walker J.M., Caterina M.J.: Overexpressed transient receptor potential vanilloid 3 ion channels in skin keratinocytes modulate pain sensitivity via prostaglandin E2. Journal of Neuroscience, 28:13727-13737, 2008.
  17. Chung M.K., Guler A.D., Caterina M.J.: TRPV1 shows dynamic ionic selectivity during agonist stimulation. Nature Neuroscience, 11:555-564, 2008.  (highlighted in Nat Neurosci 11:528-9, 2008 and J Cell Biol 181:401, 2008)
  18. Chung M.K., Guler A.D., Caterina M.J.: Biphasic currents evoked by chemical or thermal activation of the heat-gated ion channel, TRPV3. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 280:15928-41, 2005.
  19. Chung M.K., Lee H., Mizuno A., Suzuki M., Caterina M.J.:  2-Aminonethoxydiphenyl borate activates and sensitizes the heat-gated ion channel, TRPV3. Journal of Neuroscience, 24:5177-5182, 2004.
  20. Chung M.K., Lee H., Mizuno A., Suzuki M., CaterinaM.J.: TRPV3 and TRPV4 mediate warmth-evoked currents in primary mouse keratinocytes. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 279:21569-21575, 2004.
  21. Chung M.K., Lee H., Caterina M.J.: Warm Temperatures Activate TRPV4 in Mouse 308 Keratinocytes. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 278:32037-32046, 2003.