Mei-Chuan Ko, PhD

Mei-Chuan Ko, PhD - Selected Publications

Published articles in PubMed

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=ko+mc

Schröder W. Lambert DG. Ko MC. Koch T. (2014)
Functional plasticity of the N/OFQ-NOP receptor system determines analgesic properties of NOP receptor agonists. British Journal of Pharmacology 171(16):3777-3800.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24762001  

Sukhtankar DD. Lee H. Rice KC. Ko MC. (2014)
Differential effects of opioid-related ligands and NSAIDs in nonhuman primate models of acute and inflammatory pain. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231(7):1377-1387.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24217900  

Molinari S. Camarda V. Rizzi A. Marzola G. Salvadori S. Marzola E. Molinari P. McDonald J. Ko MC. Lambert DG. Calo’ G. Guerrini R. (2013)[Dmt1]N/OFQ(1-13)-NH2, a potent nociceptin/orphanin FQ and opioid receptor universal agonist. British Journal of Pharmacology 168(1):151-162.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22827708  

Sukhtankar DD. Ko MC. (2013)
Physiological function of gastrin-releasing peptide and neuromedin B receptors in regulating itch scratching behavior in the spinal cord of mice. PLoS ONE 8(6):e67422. 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23826298  

Sukhtankar DD. Zaveri NT. Husbands SM. Ko MC. (2013)
Effects of spinally administered bifunctional nociceptin/orphanin FQ peptide receptor/m-opioid receptor ligands in mouse models of neuropathic and inflammatory pain. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 346(1):11-22.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23652222  

Lin AP. Ko MC. (2013)
The therapeutic potential of nociceptin/orphanin FQ receptor agonists as analgesics without abuse liability. ACS Chemical Neuroscience 4(2):214-224.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23421672  

Ko MC. Husbands SM. (2013)
Research and Development of Opioid-Related Ligands (Editors: MC Ko & SM Husbands). ACS Symposium Series, volume 1131, American Chemical Society/ACS Publications, Washington DC, USA (Distributed in print by Oxford University Press, Inc.). ISBN13: 978-0841227828.
http://pubs.acs.org/isbn/9780841227828  

Cremeans CM. Gruley E. Kyle DJ. Ko MC. (2012)
Roles of m-opioid receptors and nociceptin/orphanin FQ peptide receptors in buprenorphine-induced physiological responses in monkeys. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 343(1):72-81.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22743574  

Su PY. Ko MC. (2011)
The role of central gastrin-releasing peptide and neuromedin B receptors in the modulation of scratching behavior in rats. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 337(3):822-829.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21421741  

Collins GT. Carey KA. Narasimhan D. Nichols J. Berlin AA. Lukacs NW. Sunahara RK. Woods JH. Ko MC. (2011)
Amelioration of the cardiovascular effects of cocaine in rhesus monkeys by a long-acting mutant form of cocaine esterase. Neuropsychopharmacology 36(5):1047-1059.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21289605  

Hu E. Calo’ G. Guerrini R. Ko MC. (2010)
Long lasting antinociceptive spinal effects in primates of the novel nociceptin/orphanin FQ receptor agonist UFP-112. Pain 148(1):107-113.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19945794

 

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