Sang Don Koh: Experience/Publications


Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology | Department of Physiology and Cell Biology

Selected publications


  • Beckett EA, McCloskey C, O'Kane N, Sanders KM, Koh SD. . Effects of female steroid hormones on A-type K+ currents in murine colon. Journal of Physiology 573:453-468.
  • Sanders KM, Koh SD, Ward SM. . Interstitial cells of cajal as pacemakers in the gastrointestinal tract. Annual Review of Physiology 68:307-343.
  • Sanders KM, Koh SD. . Two-pore-domain potassium channels in smooth muscles: new components of myogenic regulation. Journal of Physiology 570:37-43.


  • Cho SY, Beckett EA, Baker SA, Han I, Park KJ, Monaghan K, Ward SM, Sanders KM, Koh SD. . A pH-sensitive potassium conductance (TASK) and its function in the murine gastrointestinal tract. Journal of Physiology 565:243-59.
  • Takeda Y, Ward SM, Sanders KM, Koh SD. . Effects of the gap junction blocker glycyrrhetinic acid on gastrointestinal smooth muscle cells. American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology 288(4):G832-841.
  • Sergeant GP, Ohya S, Reihill JA, Perrino BA, Amberg GC, Imaizumi Y, Horowitz B, Sanders KM, Koh SD. . Regulation of Kv4.3 currents by Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II. American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology 288:C304-313.
  • Park KJ, Baker SA, Cho SY, Sanders KM, Koh SD. . Sulfur-containing amino acids block stretch-dependent K+ channels and nitrergic responses in the murine colon. British Journal of Pharmacology 144:1126-1137.


  • Callaghan B, Koh SD, Keef KD. . Muscarinic M2 receptor stimulation of Cav1.2b requires phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase, protein kinase C, and c-Src. Circulation Research 94:626-633.


  • Koh SD, Ward SM, Ordog T, Sanders KM, Horowitz B. . Conductances responsible for slow wave generation and propagation in interstitial cells of Cajal. Current Opinion in Pharmacology 3:579-582.
  • Baker SA, Mutafova-Yambolieva V, Monaghan K, Horowitz B, Sanders KM, Koh SD. . Mechanism of active repolarization of inhibitory junction potential in murine colon. American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology 285:G813-821.


  • Koh SD, Jun JY, Kim TW, Sanders KM. . A Ca(2+)-inhibited non-selective cation conductance contributes to pacemaker currents in mouse interstitial cell of Cajal. Journal of Physiology 540:803-814.


  • Koh SD, Monaghan K, Sergeant GP, Ro S, Walker RL, Sanders KM, Horowitz B. . TREK-1 regulation by nitric oxide and cGMP-dependent protein kinase. An essential role in smooth muscle inhibitory neurotransmission. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2001 Nov 23;276(47):44338-46.





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