PUBLICATIONS (Peer-reviewed journal articles)

1. Wang GD, Wang XY, Zou F, Qu M, Liu S, Fei G, Xia Y, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Wood JD. Mast cell expression of the serotonin 1A receptor in guinea pig and human intestine. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2013; 304(10):G855-63. [PDF]

 

2. Fei G, Fang X, Wang GD, Liu S, Wang XY, Xia Y, Wood JD. Neurogenic mucosal bicarbonate secretion in guinea pig duodenum. Br J Pharmacol. 2013;168(4):880-90. [PDF]

 

3. Ji T, Liu S, Zheng LF, Wang Q, Dou ZF, Zhang Y, Zhu JX. Cellular distribution of NKCC2 in teh gastric mucosa and its response to short-term osmotic shock. Cell and Tissue Research. 2012; 348(1):155-65. [PDF]

 

4. Xu JD*, Liu S*, Wang W, Li LS, Li Y, Guo H, Hou XL, Zhang Y, Zhu JX. Emodin induces chloride secretion in rat distal colon through activation of mast cells and enteric neurons. Br J Pharmacol. 2012;165(1):197-207.  (*Both authors contributed equally to this work.)[PDF]

 

5. Wood JD, Liu S, Drossman DA, Ringel Y, Whitehead, WE. Anti-enteric neuronal antibodies and the irritable bowel syndrome. J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2012;18(1):78-85. [PDF]

 

6. Sun X, Wang X, Wang GD, Xia Y, Liu S, Qu M, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Scott Melvin W, Bohn LM, Ueno R, Wood JD. Lubiprostone Reverses the Inhibitory Action of Morphine on Mucosal Secretion in Human Small Intestine. Dig Dis Sci. 2011;56(2):330-338. [PDF]


7. Zhang XH, Ji T, Guo H, Liu SM, Li Y, Zheng LF, Zhang Y, Zhang XF, Duan ZP, Zhu JX. Expression and activation of β-adrenoceptors in the colorectal mucosa of rat and human. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2010;22(11):e325-334.  [PDF]


8. Fei G, Raehal K, Liu S, Qu M, Sun X, Wang GD, Wang XY, Xia Y, Schmid CL, Bohn LM, Wood JD. Lubiprostone (SPI-0211) reverses the inhibitory action of morphine on intestinal secretion in guinea pig and mouse. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2010; 334(1):333-40. [PDF]


9. Yang N*, Liu SM*, Zheng LF, Ji T, Li Y, Mi XL, Xue H, Ren W, Xu JD, Zhang XH, Li LS, Zhang Y, Zhu JX. Activation of submucosal 5-HT(3) receptors elicits a somatostatin-dependent inhibition of ion secretion in rat colon. Br J Pharmacol. 2010;159(8):1623-5. (*Both authors contributed equally to this work.) [PDF]


10. Liu S, Ren W, Qu M-H, Bishop GA, Wang GD, Wang XY, Xia Y, Wood JD. Differential Actions of Urocortins on Neurons of the Myenteric Division of the Enteric Nervous System in Guinea Pig Distal Colon. British Journal of Pharmacology. 2010;159(1):222-36. [PDF]


11. Baldassano S, Liu S, Qu MH, Mule F, Wood JD. Glucagon-Like Peptide-2 Modulates Neurally-Evoked Mucosal Chloride Secretion In Guinea Pig Small Intestine In Vitro. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2009; 297(4):G800-5. [PDF]


12. Xue H*, Liu S*, Ji T, Ren W, Zhang XH, Zheng LF, Wood JD, Zhu JX. Expression of NKCC2 in the rat gastrointestinal tract. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2009;21(10):1068-e89. (*Both authors contributed equally to this work.) [PDF]


13. Fei G, Wang YZ, Liu S, Hu HZ, Wang GD, Qu MH, Wang XY, Xia Y, Sun X, Bohn LM, Cooke HJ, Wood JD. Stimulation of Mucosal Secretion by Lubiprostone (SPI-0211) in Guinea Pig Small Intestine and Colon. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2009;296(4):G823-32. [PDF]


14. Liu S, Ren W, Qu M-H, Hu H-Z, Gao N, Wang G-D, Wang X-Y, Fei G, Zuo F, Xia Y, Wood JD. Differential Expression of Canonical (Classical) Transient Receptor Potential Channels in Guinea Pig Enteric Nervous System. J Comp Neurol. 2008;511(6):847-62. [PDF]


15. Kokkotou E, Moss AC, Torres D, Karagiannides I, Cheifetz A, Liu S, O’Brien M, Maratos-Flier E, Pothoulakis C. Melanin-concentrating hormone (MCH) as a mediator of intestinal inflammation. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2008;105(30):10613-8. [PDF]


16. Fang X, Liu S, Wang XY, Gao N, Hu HZ, Wang GD, Cook CH, Needleman BJ, Mikami DJ, Xia V, Fei GJ, Hicks GA, Wood JD. Neurogastroenterology of tegaserod (HTF 919) in the submucosal division of the guinea-pig and human enteric nervous system. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2008;20(1):80-93. [PDF]


17. Wang GD, Wang XY, Hu HZ, Liu S, Gao N, Fang X, Xia Y, Wood JD. Inhibitory Neuromuscular Transmission Mediated by the P2Y1 Purinergic Receptor in Guinea-Pig Small Intestine. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2007; 292(6):G1483- G1489. [PDF]


18. Gao N, Hu HZ, Liu S, Gao C, Xia Y, Wood JD.  Stimulation of Adenosine A1 and A2A Receptors by Adenosine 5'-monophosphate (AMP) in the Submucosal Plexus of Guinea-pig Small Intestine. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2007; 292(2):G492-500. [PDF]


19. Wang GD, Wang XY, Hu HZ, Fang XC, Liu S, Gao N, Xia Y. Platelet-activating factor in the enteric nervous system of the guinea pig small intestine. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2006;291(5):G928-37. [PDF]


20. Fang X, Hu HZ, Gao N, Liu S, Wang GD, Wang XY, Xia Y, Wood JD. Neurogenic secretion mediated by the purinergic P2Y1 receptor in guinea-pig small intestine. Eur J Pharmacol. 2006;536(1-2):113-22. [PDF]


21. Gao N, Hu HZ, Zhu MX, Fang X, Liu S, Gao C, Wood JD. The P2Y purinergic receptor expressed by enteric neurones in guinea-pig intestine. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2006;18(4):316-23. [PDF]


22. Liu S, Gao N, Hu H-Z, Wang X, Wang GD, Fang X, Gao X, Xia Y, Wood JD. Distribution and chemical coding of corticotropin releasing factor-immunoreactive neurons in the guinea-pig enteric nervous system. J Comp Neurol. 2006; 494(1):63-74. [PDF]


23. Wang GD, Wang XY, Hu HZ, Fang XC, Liu S, Gao N, Xia Y, Wood JD. Angiotensin receptors and actions in guinea pig enteric nervous system. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2005; 289(3):G614-G626. [PDF]


24. Liu S, Gao X, Gao N, Wang X, Hu H-Z, Fang X, Wang G, Xia Y, Wood JD. Expression of the type 1 corticotropin-releasing factor receptor (CRF1) in the guinea-pig enteric nervous system. J Comp Neurol. 2005; 481(3):284-298. [PDF]


25. Wood JD, Liu S. Galanin receptors and actions. Drugs of the Future 2004; 29:149-161 (Review). [PDF]


26. Hu HZ, Gao N, Liu S, Ren J, Wang X, Xia Y, Wood JD. Action of bradykinin in the submucosal plexus of guinea-pig small intestine. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2004; 309(1):320-327. [PDF]


27. Hu HZ, Gao N, Liu S, Ren J, Xia Y, Wood JD. Metabotropic signal transduction for bradykinin in submucosal neurons of guinea-pig small intestine. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2004; 309(1):310-319. [PDF]


28. Liu S, Hu HZ, Gao C, Gao N, Xia Y, Wood JD. Actions of galanin on neurotransmission in the submucosal plexus of guinea pig small intestine. Eur J Pharmacol. 2003; 471(1):49-58. [PDF]


29. Hu HZ, Liu S, Gao N, Xia Y, Mostafa R, Ren J, Zafirov DH, Wood JD. Actions of bradykinin on electrical and synaptic behavior of neurons in the myenteric plexus of guinea-pig small intestine. Br J Pharmacol. 2003; 138(7):1221-32. [PDF]


30. Hu HZ, Gao N, Zhu MX, Liu S, Ren J, Gao C, Xia Y, Wood JD. Slow excitatory synaptic transmission mediated by P2Y1 receptors in the guinea-pig enteric nervous system. J Physiol. 2003; 550(Pt 2):493-504. [PDF]


31. Liu S, Hu HZ, Gao C, Gao N, Wang G, Wang X, Gao X, Xia Y, Wood JD. Actions of cysteinyl leukotrienes in the enteric nervous system of guinea-pig stomach and small intestine. Eur J Pharmacol. 2003; 459(1):27-39. [PDF]


32. Liu S, Hu HZ, Gao N, Wang GD, Wang X, Peck OC, Kim GY, Xia Y, Wood JD. Neuroimmune interactions in guinea-pig stomach and small intestine: a signaling role for histamine, prostaglandins and leukotrienes. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2003; 284(1):G154-G164. [PDF]


33. Gao C, Liu S, Hu HZ, Gao N, Kim GY, Xia Y, Wood JD. Serine proteases excite myenteric neurons through protease-activated receptors in guinea-pig small intestine. Gastroenterology 2002; 123:1554-1564. [PDF]


34. Lin Z, Gao N, Hu HZ, Liu S, Gao C, Kim GY, Ren J, Xia Y, Peck OC, Wood JD. Immunoreactivity of Hu proteins facilitates identification of myenteric neurons in guinea-pig small intestine. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2002; 14(2):197-204. [PDF]


35. Hu HZ, Gao N, Lin Z, Gao C, Liu S, Ren J, Xia Y, Wood JD. Chemical coding and electrophysiology of enteric neurons expressing neurofilament 145 in guinea pig gastrointestinal tract. J Comp Neurol. 2002; 442(3):189-203. [PDF]


36. Liu S, Hu HZ, Ren J, Gao C, Gao N, Lin Z, Xia Y, Wood JD. Pre- and postsynaptic inhibition by nociceptin in guinea pig small intestinal myenteric plexus in vitro. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2001; 281(1):G237-G246. [PDF]


37. Hu HZ, Gao N, Lin Z, Gao C, Liu S, Ren J, Xia Y, Wood JD. P2X(7) receptors in the enteric nervous system of guinea-pig small intestine. J Comp Neurol. 2001; 440(3):299-310. [PDF]


38. Xia Y, Hu HZ, Liu S, Pothoulakis C, Wood JD. Clostridium Difficule Toxin-A excites enteric neurons and suppresses sympathetic neurotransmission in the guinea pig. Gut. 2000; 46(4):481-486. [PDF]


39. Liu S, Xia Y, Hu HZ, Ren J, Gao C, Wood JD. Histamine H3 receptor-mediated suppression of inhibitory synaptic transmission in the guinea-pig submucous plexus. Eur J Pharmacol. 2000; 397(1):49-54. [PDF]


40. Ren J, Hu HZ, Liu S, Xia Y, Wood JD. Glutamate receptors in the enteric nervous system: ionotropic or metabotropic? Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2000; 12(3):257-264. [PDF]


41. Ren J, Hu HZ, Liu S, Xia Y, Wood JD. Glutamate modulates synaptic transmission in the submucous plexus of guinea pig small intestine. Neuroreport. 1999; 10(14):3045-3048. [PDF]


42. Hu HZ, Ren J, Liu S, Gao C, Xia Y, Wood JD. Functional expression of group I metabotropic glutamate receptors in submucous plexus of guinea-pig ileum. Br J Pharmacol. 1999; 128(8):1631-1635. [PDF]


43. Xia Y, Hu HZ, Liu S, Ren J, Zafirov DH, Wood JD. IL-1b and IL-6 excite neurons and suppress nicotinic and noradrenergic neurotransmission in guinea pig enteric nervous system. J Clin Invest. 1999; 103(9):1309-1316. [PDF]