Kevin Sinchak - Publications

California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, United States 
female reproductive behavior, opioid circuits, neurosteroids, neuroendocrinology

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2021 Chuon T, Feri M, Carlson C, Ondrejik S, Micevych PE, Sinchak K. Progesterone receptor-Src kinase signaling pathway mediates neuroprogesterone induction of the luteinizing hormone surge in female rats. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. e13071. PMID 34904297 DOI: 10.1111/jne.13071  0.672
2020 Sinchak K, Mohr MA, Micevych PE. Hypothalamic Astrocyte Development and Physiology for Neuroprogesterone Induction of the Luteinizing Hormone Surge. Frontiers in Endocrinology. 11: 420. PMID 32670203 DOI: 10.3389/Fendo.2020.00420  0.826
2019 Tominna R, Chokr S, Feri M, Chuon T, Sinchak K. Plasma membrane G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1 (GPER) mediates rapid estradiol facilitation of sexual receptivity through the orphanin-FQ-ORL-1 system in estradiol primed female rats. Hormones and Behavior. PMID 30981690 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2019.04.004  0.555
2018 Micevych PE, Sinchak K. Extranuclear signaling by ovarian steroids in the regulation of sexual receptivity. Hormones and Behavior. PMID 29753716 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2018.05.001  0.592
2017 Micevych PE, Mermelstein PG, Sinchak K. Estradiol Membrane-Initiated Signaling in the Brain Mediates Reproduction. Trends in Neurosciences. PMID 28969926 DOI: 10.1016/j.tins.2017.09.001  0.685
2017 Long N, Long B, Mana A, Le D, Nguyen L, Chokr S, Sinchak K. Tamoxifen and ICI 182,780 activate hypothalamic G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1 to rapidly facilitate lordosis in female rats. Hormones and Behavior. PMID 28063803 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2016.12.013  0.605
2016 Rudolph LM, Cornil CA, Mittelman-Smith MA, Rainville JR, Remage-Healey L, Sinchak K, Micevych PE. Actions of Steroids: New Neurotransmitters. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 36: 11449-11458. PMID 27911748 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.2473-16.2016  0.815
2016 Conde K, Meza C, Kelly MJ, Sinchak K, Wagner EJ. Estradiol Rapidly Attenuates ORL-1 Receptor-Mediated Inhibition of Proopiomelanocortin Neurons via Gq-Coupled, Membrane-Initiated Signaling. Neuroendocrinology. PMID 26765570 DOI: 10.1159/000443765  0.537
2015 Sinchak K, Dalhousay L, Sanathara N. Orphanin FQ-ORL-1 regulation of reproduction and reproductive behavior in the female. Vitamins and Hormones. 97: 187-221. PMID 25677773 DOI: 10.1016/Bs.Vh.2014.11.002  0.833
2014 Long N, Serey C, Sinchak K. 17β-estradiol rapidly facilitates lordosis through G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1 (GPER) via deactivation of medial preoptic nucleus μ-opioid receptors in estradiol primed female rats. Hormones and Behavior. 66: 663-6. PMID 25245158 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2014.09.008  0.55
2014 Sanathara NM, Moreas J, Mahavongtrakul M, Sinchak K. Estradiol upregulates progesterone receptor and orphanin FQ colocalization in arcuate nucleus neurons and opioid receptor-like receptor-1 expression in proopiomelanocortin neurons that project to the medial preoptic nucleus in the female rat. Neuroendocrinology. 100: 103-18. PMID 24821192 DOI: 10.1159/000363324  0.758
2014 Borgquist A, Rivas VM, Kachani M, Sinchak K, Wagner EJ. Gonadal steroids differentially modulate the actions of orphanin FQ/nociceptin at a physiologically relevant circuit controlling female sexual receptivity. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 26: 329-40. PMID 24617903 DOI: 10.1111/Jne.12148  0.457
2013 Micevych P, Sinchak K. Temporal and concentration-dependent effects of oestradiol on neural pathways mediating sexual receptivity. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 25: 1012-23. PMID 24028299 DOI: 10.1111/jne.12103  0.71
2013 Mahavongtrakul M, Kanjiya MP, Maciel M, Kanjiya S, Sinchak K. Estradiol dose-dependent regulation of membrane estrogen receptor-α, metabotropic glutamate receptor-1a, and their complexes in the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus in female rats. Endocrinology. 154: 3251-60. PMID 23825124 DOI: 10.1210/En.2013-1235  0.765
2013 Sinchak K, Dewing P, Ponce L, Gomez L, Christensen A, Berger M, Micevych P. Modulation of the arcuate nucleus-medial preoptic nucleus lordosis regulating circuit: a role for GABAB receptors. Hormones and Behavior. 64: 136-43. PMID 23756153 DOI: 10.1016/J.Yhbeh.2013.06.001  0.812
2013 Borgquist A, Kachani M, Tavitian N, Sinchak K, Wagner EJ. Estradiol negatively modulates the pleiotropic actions of orphanin FQ/nociceptin at proopiomelanocortin synapses. Neuroendocrinology. 98: 60-72. PMID 23735696 DOI: 10.1159/000351868  0.51
2012 Sinchak K, Wagner EJ. Estradiol signaling in the regulation of reproduction and energy balance. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology. 33: 342-63. PMID 22981653 DOI: 10.1016/J.Yfrne.2012.08.004  0.468
2011 Micevych P, Sinchak K. The Neurosteroid Progesterone Underlies Estrogen Positive Feedback of the LH Surge. Frontiers in Endocrinology. 2: 90. PMID 22654832 DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2011.00090  0.688
2011 Sanathara NM, Moraes J, Kanjiya S, Sinchak K. Orphanin FQ in the mediobasal hypothalamus facilitates sexual receptivity through the deactivation of medial preoptic nucleus mu-opioid receptors. Hormones and Behavior. 60: 540-8. PMID 21872598 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2011.08.002  0.842
2008 Micevych P, Sinchak K. Estradiol regulation of progesterone synthesis in the brain. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 290: 44-50. PMID 18572304 DOI: 10.1016/j.mce.2008.04.016  0.716
2008 Micevych P, Sinchak K. Synthesis and function of hypothalamic neuroprogesterone in reproduction. Endocrinology. 149: 2739-42. PMID 18308840 DOI: 10.1210/en.2008-0011  0.68
2008 Micevych P, Soma KK, Sinchak K. Neuroprogesterone: key to estrogen positive feedback? Brain Research Reviews. 57: 470-80. PMID 17850878 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainresrev.2007.06.009  0.787
2007 Dewing P, Boulware MI, Sinchak K, Christensen A, Mermelstein PG, Micevych P. Membrane estrogen receptor-alpha interactions with metabotropic glutamate receptor 1a modulate female sexual receptivity in rats. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 27: 9294-300. PMID 17728443 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.0592-07.2007  0.788
2007 Sinchak K, Dewing P, Cook M, Micevych P. Release of orphanin FQ/nociceptin in the medial preoptic nucleus and ventromedial nucleus of the hypothalamus facilitates lordosis. Hormones and Behavior. 51: 406-12. PMID 17274997 DOI: 10.1016/J.Yhbeh.2006.12.008  0.736
2007 Micevych PE, Chaban V, Ogi J, Dewing P, Lu JK, Sinchak K. Estradiol stimulates progesterone synthesis in hypothalamic astrocyte cultures. Endocrinology. 148: 782-9. PMID 17095591 DOI: 10.1210/En.2006-0774  0.793
2007 Micevych P, Sinchak K. The neurochemistry of limbic-hypothalamic circuits regulating sexual receptivity Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology: Behavioral Neurochemistry, Neuroendocrinology and Molecular Neurobiology. 151-193. DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-30405-2_4  0.541
2006 Bryant CD, Eitan S, Sinchak K, Fanselow MS, Evans CJ. NMDA receptor antagonism disrupts the development of morphine analgesic tolerance in male, but not female C57BL/6J mice. American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology. 291: R315-26. PMID 16601258 DOI: 10.1152/Ajpregu.00831.2005  0.406
2006 Sinchak K, Romeo HE, Micevych PE. Site-specific estrogen and progestin regulation of orphanin FQ/nociceptin and nociceptin opioid receptor mRNA expression in the female rat limbic hypothalamic system. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 496: 252-68. PMID 16538678 DOI: 10.1002/cne.20949  0.716
2006 Dewing P, Chiang CW, Sinchak K, Sim H, Fernagut PO, Kelly S, Chesselet MF, Micevych PE, Albrecht KH, Harley VR, Vilain E. Direct regulation of adult brain function by the male-specific factor SRY. Current Biology : Cb. 16: 415-20. PMID 16488877 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2006.01.017  0.625
2006 Nguyen Y, Sinchak K, Dewing P, Micevych P. 171 ORPHANIN FQ/NOCICEPTIN REGULATION OF STERIOD ACTIVATION OF μ-OPIOID RECEPTORS AND SEXUAL BEHAVIOR IN RAT MODELS. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 54: S109.5-S109. DOI: 10.2310/6650.2005.X0004.170  0.719
2005 Sinchak K, Shahedi K, Dewing P, Micevych P. Sexual receptivity is reduced in the female mu-opioid receptor knockout mouse. Neuroreport. 16: 1697-700. PMID 16189480 DOI: 10.1097/01.Wnr.0000181585.49130.93  0.677
2005 Soma KK, Sinchak K, Lakhter A, Schlinger BA, Micevych PE. Neurosteroids and female reproduction: estrogen increases 3beta-HSD mRNA and activity in rat hypothalamus. Endocrinology. 146: 4386-90. PMID 16020475 DOI: 10.1210/En.2005-0569  0.742
2004 Sinchak K, Mills RH, Eckersell CB, Micevych PE. Medial preoptic area delta-opioid receptors inhibit lordosis. Behavioural Brain Research. 155: 301-6. PMID 15364490 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2004.05.001  0.807
2004 Weinberg L, Chaban V, Sinchak K, Micevych P. 432 A POTENTIAL MECHANISM FOR ESTROGEN-INDUCED NEUROPROGESTERONE SYNTHESIS IS VIA CALCIUM SIGNALING IN RAT ASTROCYTES. Journal of Investigative Medicine. 52: S155.1-S155. DOI: 10.1136/jim-52-suppl1-432  0.588
2003 Sinchak K, Mills RH, Tao L, LaPolt P, Lu JK, Micevych P. Estrogen induces de novo progesterone synthesis in astrocytes. Developmental Neuroscience. 25: 343-8. PMID 14614261 DOI: 10.1159/000073511  0.641
2003 Micevych P, Sinchak K, Mills RH, Tao L, LaPolt P, Lu JK. The luteinizing hormone surge is preceded by an estrogen-induced increase of hypothalamic progesterone in ovariectomized and adrenalectomized rats. Neuroendocrinology. 78: 29-35. PMID 12869797 DOI: 10.1159/000071703  0.687
2003 Sinchak K, Micevych P. Visualizing activation of opioid circuits by internalization of G protein-coupled receptors. Molecular Neurobiology. 27: 197-222. PMID 12777688 DOI: 10.1385/MN:27:2:197  0.725
2003 Micevych PE, Rissman EF, Gustafsson JA, Sinchak K. Estrogen receptor-alpha is required for estrogen-induced mu-opioid receptor internalization. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 71: 802-10. PMID 12605406 DOI: 10.1002/jnr.10526  0.69
2002 Micevych P, Chaban V, Quesada A, Sinchak K. Oestrogen modulates cholecystokinin: opioid interactions in the nervous system. Pharmacology & Toxicology. 91: 387-97. PMID 12688384 DOI: 10.1034/j.1600-0773.2002.910618.x  0.774
2001 Sinchak K, Micevych PE. Progesterone blockade of estrogen activation of mu-opioid receptors regulates reproductive behavior. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 21: 5723-9. PMID 11466444 DOI: 10.1523/Jneurosci.21-15-05723.2001  0.723
2001 Micevych P, Sinchak K. Estrogen and endogenous opioids regulate CCK in reproductive circuits. Peptides. 22: 1235-44. PMID 11457516 DOI: 10.1016/S0196-9781(01)00447-8  0.686
2000 Sinchak K, Eckersell C, Quezada V, Norell A, Micevych P. Preproenkephalin mRNA levels are regulated by acute stress and estrogen stimulation. Physiology & Behavior. 69: 425-32. PMID 10913780 DOI: 10.1016/S0031-9384(99)00261-9  0.777
1997 Sinchak K, Hendricks DG, Baroudi R, Micevych PE. Orphanin FQ/nociceptin in the ventromedial nucleus facilitates lordosis in female rats. Neuroreport. 8: 3857-60. PMID 9462455 DOI: 10.1097/00001756-199712220-00004  0.723
1996 Sinchak K, Roselli CE, Clemens LG. Levels of serum steroids, aromatase activity, and estrogen receptors in preoptic area, hypothalamus, and amygdala of B6D2F1 male house mice that differ in the display of copulatory behavior after castration. Behavioral Neuroscience. 110: 593-602. PMID 8889004 DOI: 10.1037/0735-7044.110.3.593  0.699
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