Arterial Chemoreceptors: Arterial Chemoreceptors

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Constancio Gonzalez, Colin A. Nurse, Chris Peers
Springer Science & Business Media, Apr 21, 2009 - Medical - 455 pages

This book offers an updated review of the physiology of the carotid body chemoreceptors. It provides the trends in the field as it contains results in the topics that are at the frontiers of future developments in O2-sensing in chemoreceptor cells.

 

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Contents

The Discovery of Sensory Nature of the Carotid Bodies Invited Article
1
Fifty Years of Progress in Carotid Body Physiology Invited Article
19
EnzymeLinked Acute Oxygen Sensing in Airway and Arterial
39
Modulation of O2 Sensitive K+ Channels by AMPactivated Protein
57
DPPX Modifies TEA Sensitivity of the Kv4 Channels in Rabbit Carotid
73
Sustained Hypoxia Enhances TASKlike Current Inhibition by Acute
83
Effects of the Polyamine Spermine on Arterial Chemoreception 97
96
Functional Characterization of Phosphodiesterases 4 in the Rat Carotid
113
DevelopmentalMaturation of Chemosensitivity to Hypoxia of Peripheral
243
Physiological Carotid Body Denervation During Aging 257
256
The Role of the Carotid Bodies in the CounterRegulatory Response
272
Cardiovascular Responses to Hyperoxic Withdrawal of Arterial
289
Acclimatization
307
Cardioventilatory Acclimatization Induced by Chronic Intermittent
329
Contrasting Effects of Intermittent and Continuous Hypoxia on Low
345
Impact of Modulators of Mitochondrial ATPSensitive Potassium
361

The Case of Dopamine
136
The A2BD2 Receptor Interaction that Controls Carotid Body
160
Evidence for Histamine as a New Modulator of Carotid Body
177
Neuroglobin in Aging Carotid Bodies
191
Upregulation of Erythropoietin and its Receptor Expression in the
207
Systemic Effects Resulting from Carotid Body Stimulation Invited
223
Where Is It Located? Invited
377
Systemic Inhibition of the Na+H+ Exchanger Type 3 in Intact Rats
395
Airway Receptors and Their Reflex Function Invited Article
411
The Role of NOX2 and Novel Oxidases in Airway Chemoreceptor
427
Concluding Remarks 447
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