Arterial Chemoreceptors: Cell to System

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461360995
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology Series, #360
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 7.01 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Table of Contents

Eric Neil: An Appreciation.- International Meetings on Chemoreceptors: Historical Perspectives.- Oxygen Sensing in the Carotid Body: Ideas and Models.- Ionic Channels in Type I Carotid Body Cells.- Role of Intracellular pH and [Ca2+]iin Acid Chemoreception in Type I Cells of the Carotid Body.- Neurotransmitters in the Carotid Body.- Reflexes Arising from the Arterial Chemoreceptors.- Central Integration of Chemoreceptor Afferent Activity.- Chemoreceptor Function in the Fetus and Neonate.- The Role of Arterial Chemoreceptors in Ventilatory Acclimatization to Hypoxia.- Chemosensitivity from the Lungs of Vertebrates.- Heymans’ Visit to Dublin to Review “Buffer” Nerve Experiments.- A Belated Centennial Tribute to Corneille Heymans.- Glomera that are not Chemosensitive.- Electrotonic Coupling Between Carotid Body Glomus Cells.- CO-binding Chromophores in Oxygen Chemoreception in the Carotid Body.- Actions of Nicotinic Agonists on Isolated Type I Cells of the Neonatal Rat Carotid Body.- Ca2+-Activated K+-Channels from Isolated Type I Carotid Body Cells of the Neonatal Rat.- Culturing Carotid Body Cells of Adult Cats.- Plasticity in Cultured Arterial Chemoreceptors: Effects of Chronic Hypoxia and Cyclic AMP Analogs.- Carotid Body Chemoreception: Role of Extracellular Ca2+.- Cytosolic Calcium in Isolated Type I Cells of The Adult Rabbit Carotid Body: Effects of Hypoxia, Cyanide and Changes in Intracellular pH.- Characterization of Membrane Currents in Pulmonary Neuroepithelial Bodies: Hypoxia-Sensitive Airway Chemoreceptors.- Ionic Currents on Endothelial Cells of Rat Brain Capillaries.- Urokinase and its Receptor: Markers of Malignancy?.- Electrochemical Measurement of Rapid Dopamine Release in Perfused Cat Carotid Body during Onset of Hypoxia.- Hypoxia-Induced Catecholamine Release from Rat Carotid Body, In Vitro, during Maturation and following Chronic Hypoxia.- Assessment of Na+ Channel Involvement in the Release of Catecholamines from Chemoreceptor Cells of the Carotid Body.- Activation of GTP-binding Proteins by Aluminum Fluoride Modulates Catecholamine Release in the Rabbit Carotid Body.- Catecholamines in the Rabbit Carotid Body: Content And Secretion.- Cholinergic Aspects of Carotid Body Chemotransduction.- Low PO2 Dependency of Neutral Endopeptidase and Acetylcholinesterase Activities of the Rat Carotid Body.- Nitric Oxide Synthase Occurs in Neurons and Nerve Fibers of the Carotid Body.- NO Mimics O2 in the Carotid Body Chemoreception.- Mechanisms of Carotid Body Inhibition.- Proportional Sensitivity of Arterial Chemoreceptors to CO2.- Effects of Expiratory Duration on Chemoreceptor Oscillations.- Effects of Intravenous Infusions of KCl and Lactic Acid On Chemoreceptor Discharge In Anaesthetized Cats.- The Effect of Intravenous Infusion of Lactic Acid on Carotid Chemoreceptor Discharge in Anaesthetized Cats Ventilated with Room Air or 100% O2.- The Carotid Bodies as Thermosensors: Experiments in vitro and in situ, and Importance for Ventilatory Regulation.- Inhibition of Ventilation by Carotid Body Hypocapnia during Sleep.- Metabolic Acid-Base Status and the Role of Carotid Chemoreceptors in Hyperoxic Breathing.- Ventilatory Responses to Histotoxic Chemostimulation in Hypoxia Adapted Rats.- Chemoreflex Sensitization Augments Sympathetic Vasomotor Outflow in Awake Humans.- Carotid Chemoreceptor Control of Vascular Resistance in Resting and Contracting Skeletal Muscle.- Substance P Inhibits Ventilation in the Goat.- Central Glutamate and Substance-P in the Hypoxic Ventilatory Response.- Carotid Chemoreceptor Activity and Heart Rate Responsiveness to Hypoxia after Inhibition of Nitric Oxide Synthase.- Effects of Endothelins on Respiration and Arterial Chemoreceptor Activity in Anaesthetised Rats.- Changes in Blood Glucose Concentration in the Carotid Body Modify Brain Glucose Retention.- Is the Second Carotid Body Redundant?.- Activity of Cardiac Vagal Preganglionic Neurones during the Pulmonary Chemoreflex in the Anaesthetized Cat.- Trophic Regulation of Carotid Body Afferent Development.- Carotid Body Dopamine Response to Acute Hypoxia in Developing Rabbits.- Attenuation of the Hypoxic Ventilatory Response in Awake Rabbit Pups; Possible Role Of Dopamine.- D2-Dopamine Receptor mRNA in the Carotid Body and Petrosal Ganglia in the Developing Cat.- The Role of Endogenous Dopamine as an Inhibitory Neuromodulator in Neonatal and Adult Carotid Bodies.- Intracellular Calcium Responses to Hypoxia and Cyanide in Cultured Type I Cells from Newborn and Adult Rabbits.- Effects of Acetazolamide on the Time Course of the CO2 Response of Carotid Body in the Newborn Kitten.- Cardiovascular Responses to Hypoxia in Developing Swine.- Fetal Reflexes in Chronic Hypoxaemia.- Is the Rapid and Intense Peripheral Vasoconstriction Occurring during Acute Hypoxaemia in the Llama Fetus an Arterial Chemoreflex?.- Is the Ventilatory Decline Seen in Newborns during Hypoxaemia Centrally Mediated?.- Postmortem Changes in the Human Carotid Body.- Effects of Various Diseases upon the Structure of the Human Carotid Body.- Modification of the Rabbit Carotid Body Type I Cell Mitochondria by High Altitude Exposure and the Effects of Dracocephalum Heterophyllum.- Breathing Frequency and Tidal Volume are Independently Controlled in Garter Snakes: The Role of CO2-Rise Time.- Effects of Chronic Hypoxia on Rat Carotid Body and Toad Carotid Labyrinth Glomus Cells.- The Stimulus Modality of the Hypoxic Ventilatory Response in Rodents.- Histochemical Demonstration of Carbonic Anhydrase in the Larynx.- Effects of Intralaryngeal CO2 And H+ on Laryngeal Receptor Activity in the Perfused Larynx in Cats.- The Effects of Airway CO2 on Laryngeal Pressure, ‘Drive’ and Cold Receptors in Spontaneously Breathing Cats.- Laryngeal Receptors are Sensitive to Expiratory Concentrations of CO2.- The Effects of Airway CO2 and Cooling on Ventilation and Upper Airway Resistance in Anaesthetized Rats.- The Effects of Laryngeal CO2 and Cooling on Ventilation and Laryngeal Resistance in the Anaesthetized Rat.
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