URMC / Labs / Cao Lab / Publications Recent Publications Pitt GSMatsui MCao C Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels in Nonexcitable Tissues.; Annual review of physiology. 2020 Oct 26. Cao COswald ABFabella BARen YRodriguiz RTrainor GGreenblatt MBHilton MJPitt GS The CaV1.2 L-type calcium channel regulates bone homeostasis in the middle and inner ear.; Bone; Vol 125. 2019 Aug. Nersesyan YDemirkhanyan LCabezas-Bratesco DOakes VKusuda RDawson TSun XCao CCohen AMChelluboina BVeeravalli KKZimmermann KDomene CBrauchi SZakharian E Oxytocin Modulates Nociception as an Agonist of Pain-Sensing TRPV1.; Cell reports; Vol 21(6). 2017 Nov 07. Malysz JGibbons SJSaravanaperumal SADu PEisenman STCao COh USaur DKlein SOrdog TFarrugia G Conditional genetic deletion of Ano1 in interstitial cells of Cajal impairs Ca2+ transients and slow waves in adult mouse small intestine.; American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology; Vol 312(3). 2017 Mar 01. Cao CRen YBarnett ASMirando AJRouse DMun SHPark-Min KHMcNulty ALGuilak FKarner CMHilton MJPitt GS Increased Ca2+ signaling through CaV1.2 promotes bone formation and prevents estrogen deficiency-induced bone loss.; JCI insight; Vol 2(22). 2017 Jan 16. Singh RDGibbons SJSaravanaperumal SADu PHennig GWEisenman STMazzone AHayashi YCao CStoltz GJOrdog TRock JRHarfe BDSzurszewski JHFarrugia G Ano1, a Ca2+-activated Cl- channel, coordinates contractility in mouse intestine by Ca2+ transient coordination between interstitial cells of Cajal.; The Journal of physiology; Vol 592(18). 2014 Sep 15. Cao CYudin YBikard YChen WLiu TLi HJendrossek DCohen APavlov ERohacs TZakharian E Polyester modification of the mammalian TRPM8 channel protein: implications for structure and function.; Cell reports; Vol 4(2). 2013 Jul 25. Cao CZakharian EBorbiro IRohacs T Interplay between calmodulin and phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate in Ca2+-induced inactivation of transient receptor potential vanilloid 6 channels.; The Journal of biological chemistry; Vol 288(8). 2013 Feb 22. Yudin YLukacs VCao CRohacs T Decrease in phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate levels mediates desensitization of the cold sensor TRPM8 channels.; The Journal of physiology; Vol 589(Pt 24). 2011 Dec 15. Zakharian ECao CRohacs T Intracellular ATP supports TRPV6 activity via lipid kinases and the generation of PtdIns(4,5) P₂.; FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology; Vol 25(11). 2011 Nov. Zakharian ECao CRohacs T Gating of transient receptor potential melastatin 8 (TRPM8) channels activated by cold and chemical agonists in planar lipid bilayers.; The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience; Vol 30(37). 2010 Sep 15. Canal CEMahautmr KCCao CSanders-Bush EAirey DC RNA editing of the serotonin 2C receptor and expression of Galpha(q) protein: genetic mouse models do not support a role for regulation or compensation.; Journal of neurochemistry; Vol 108(5). 2009 Mar. Cao CLiu YLehmann M Fork head controls the timing and tissue selectivity of steroid-induced developmental cell death.; The Journal of cell biology; Vol 176(6). 2007 Mar 12. Mo XYCao CKXu FHLiu MYLi MXQin YJZhou QZhang YYDeng HW Lack of association between the HindIII RFLP of the osteocalcin (BGP) gene and bone mineral density (BMD) in healthy pre- and postmenopausal Chinese women.; Journal of bone and mineral metabolism; Vol 22(3). 2004.