Chu Laboratory

Selected Publications

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Chu HY, McIver EL, Kovaleski RF, Atherton JF, Bevan MD. 2017. Loss of hyperdirect pathway cortico-subthalamic inputs following degeneration of midbrain dopamine neurons. Neuron 95(6):1306–1318.
*Comment in Neuron

Chu HY, Atherton JF, Wokosin D, Surmeier DJ, Bevan MD. 2015. Heterosynaptic regulation of external globus pallidus inputs to the subthalamic nucleus by motor cortex. Neuron 85(2):364–376.
*Comment in Neuron

Chu HY, Li J, Ito W, Li J, Morozov A. 2012. Target-specific suppression of GABA release from parvalbumin-interneurons in basolateral amygdala by dopamine. J Neurosci 32(42):14815–14820.
*Comment in F1000Prime.com/717963921#eval793465677

Zhou S, Chu HY, Jin GZ, Cui JM, Zhen X. 2014. Effects of SKF83959 on the excitability of hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons: a modeling study. Acta Pharmacol Sin 35(6):738–751.

Gao M*, Chu HY*, Jin GZ, Zhang ZJ, Wu J, Zhen X. 2011. l-Stepholidine-induced excitation of dopamine neurons in rat ventral tegmental area is associated with its 5-HT1A receptor partial agonistic activity. Synapse 65(5):379–387.
*Co-first authors

Chu HY, Wu Q, Zhou S, Cao X, Zhang A, Jin GZ, Hu GY, Zhen X. 2011. SKF83959 suppresses excitatory synaptic transmission in rat hippocampus via a dopamine receptor-independent mechanism. J Neurosci Res 89(8):1259–1266.

Chu HY, Gu Q, Jin GZ, Hu GY, Zhen X. 2010. Electrophysiological effects of SKF83959 on hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons: Potential mechanisms for the drug’s neuroprotective effects. PLoS One.

Chu HY, Yang Z, Zhao B, Jin GZ, Hu GY, Zhen X. 2010. Activation of phosphatidylinositol-linked D1-like receptors increases spontaneous glutamate release in rat somatosensory cortical neurons in vitro. Brain Res 1343:20–27.

Chu HY, Zhen X. 2010. Hyperpolarization-activated, cyclic nucleotide-gated (HCN) channels in the regulation of midbrain dopamine systems. Acta Pharmacol Sin 31(9):1036–1043.