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Chemoreceptor plasticity and respiratory acclimation in the zebrafish Danio rerio
SUMMARY The goals of this study were to assess the respiratory consequences of exposing adult zebrafish Danio rerio to chronic changes in water gas composition (hypoxia, hyperoxia or hypercapnia) andExpand
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Hydrogen sulfide as an oxygen sensor in trout gill chemoreceptors.
O2 chemoreceptors elicit cardiorespiratory reflexes in all vertebrates, but consensus on O2-sensing signal transduction mechanism(s) is lacking. We recently proposed that hydrogen sulfide (H2S)Expand
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Urea transporter and glutamine synthetase regulation and localization in gulf toadfish gill
SUMMARY The goal of the present study was to investigate the role of circulating cortisol and urea in the transcriptional regulation of branchial glutamine synthetase (GS), which incorporates NH3Expand
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Ventilation in Pacific hagfish (Eptatretus stoutii) during exposure to acute hypoxia or hypercapnia
A technique was developed to measure ventilation in unrestrained Pacific hagfish (Eptatretus stoutii) by inserting and fastening into the nostril a flexible tube fitted with an ultrasonic flow probe.Expand
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Methylglyoxal-Induced Endothelial Cell Loss and Inflammation Contribute to the Development of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy
The mechanisms for the development of diabetic cardiomyopathy remain largely unknown. Methylglyoxal (MG) can accumulate and promote inflammation and vascular damage in diabetes. We examined ifExpand
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The involvement of SLC26 anion transporters in chloride uptake in zebrafish (Danio rerio) larvae
SUMMARY After demonstrating phylogenetic relatedness to orthologous mammalian genes, tools were developed to investigate the roles of three members (A3, A4 and A6c) of the SLC26 anion exchange geneExpand
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An investigation of the role of carbonic anhydrase in aquatic and aerial gas transfer in the African lungfish Protopterus dolloi
SUMMARY Experiments were performed on bimodally breathing African lungfish Protopterus dolloi to examine the effects of inhibition of extracellular vs total (extracellular and intracellular) carbonicExpand
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A collagen–chitosan hydrogel for endothelial differentiation and angiogenesis.
Cell therapy for the treatment of cardiovascular disease has been hindered by low cell engraftment, poor survival, and inadequate phenotype and function. In this study, we added chitosan to aExpand
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Trichostatin A enhances vascular repair by injected human endothelial progenitors through increasing the expression of TAL1-dependent genes.
A major goal of cell therapy for vascular diseases is to promote revascularization through the injection of endothelial stem/progenitor cells. The gene regulatory mechanisms that underlie endothelialExpand
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Circulating Catecholamines and Cardiorespiratory Responses in Hypoxic Lungfish (Protopterus dolloi): A Comparison of Aquatic and Aerial Hypoxia
Circulating catecholamine levels and a variety of cardiorespiratory variables were monitored in cannulated bimodally breathing African lungfish (Protopterus dolloi) exposed to aquatic or aerialExpand
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