Xuanmao Chen

Phone: (603) 862-4542
Office: Molecular, Cellular, & Biomedical Sciences, Rudman Hall Rm 389, Durham, NH 03824
Xuanmao Chen


  • Ph.D., Physiology, University of Tuebingen
  • M.S., Genetics, Fudan University
  • B.S., Biology, Nanchang University

Courses Taught

  • BCHM 860: Pharmacology
  • BCHM 999: Doctoral Research
  • BIOL 411: Honors/Intro Biol:Mol/Cellular
  • GEN 999: Doctoral Research
  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/MCBS
  • INCO 790: Rsrch Exp/MCBS
  • MCBS 999: Doctoral Thesis

Selected Publications

Chen, X., Luo, J., Leng, Y., Yang, Y., Zweifel, L. S., Palmiter, R. D., & Storm, D. R. (2016). Ablation of Type III Adenylyl Cyclase in Mice Causes Reduced Neuronal Activity, Altered Sleep Pattern, and Depression-like Phenotypes. Biological Psychiatry, 80(11), 836-848. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2015.12.012

Cao, H., Chen, X., Yang, Y., & R Storm, D. (2016). Disruption of Type 3 Adenylyl Cyclase Expression in the Hypothalamus Leads to Obesity. Integrative Obesity and Diabetes, 2(3), 225-228. doi:10.15761/IOD.1000149

Challis, R. C., Tian, H., Wang, J., He, J., Jiang, J., Chen, X., . . . Ma, M. (2015). An Olfactory Cilia Pattern in the Mammalian Nose Ensures High Sensitivity to Odors. Current Biology, 25(19), 2503-2512. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.065

Luo, J., Chen, X., Pan, Y. -W., Lu, S., Xia, Z., & Storm, D. R. (2015). The Type 3 Adenylyl Cyclase Is Required for the Survival and Maturation of Newly Generated Granule Cells in the Olfactory Bulb. PLOS ONE, 10(3), e0122057. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0122057

Chen, X., Cao, H., Saraf, A., Zweifel, L. S., & Storm, D. R. (2015). Overexpression of the Type 1 Adenylyl Cyclase in the Forebrain Leads to Deficits of Behavioral Inhibition. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(1), 339-351. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2478-14.2015

Wardlaw, S. M., Phan, T. X., Saraf, A., Chen, X., & Storm, D. R. (2014). Genetic disruption of the core circadian clock impairs hippocampus-dependent memory. Learning & Memory, 21(8), 417-423. doi:10.1101/lm.035451.114

Xiang, Y. -Y., Chen, X., Li, J., Wang, S., Faclier, G., MacDonald, J. F., . . . Lu, W. -Y. (2013). Isoflurane Regulates Atypical Type-A γ-Aminobutyric Acid Receptors in Alveolar Type II Epithelial Cells. Anesthesiology, 118(5), 1065-1075. doi:10.1097/ALN.0b013e31828e180e

Chen, X., Xia, Z., & Storm, D. R. (2013). Electroolfactogram (EOG) Recording in the Mouse Main Olfactory Epithelium. Bio-protocol, 3.

Chen, X., Xia, Z., & Storm, D. R. (2012). Stimulation of Electro-Olfactogram Responses in the Main Olfactory Epithelia by Airflow Depends on the Type 3 Adenylyl Cyclase. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(45), 15769-15778. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2180-12.2012

Chen, X., Whissell, P., Orser, B. A., & MacDonald, J. F. (2011). Functional Modifications of Acid-Sensing Ion Channels by Ligand-Gated Chloride Channels. PLoS ONE, 6(7), e21970. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0021970

Most Cited Publications