Carotid Body

Known as: Bodies, Carotid, caroticum glomus, Carotid Bodies 
A small cluster of chemoreceptive and supporting cells located near the bifurcation of the internal carotid artery. The carotid body, which is richly… (More)

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1935-2018
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Gaseousmessengers, nitric oxide and carbon monoxide, have been implicated in O2 sensing by the carotid body, a sensory organ that… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Neurogenesis is known to occur in the specific niches of the adult mammalian brain, but whether germinal centers exist in the… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Chronic intermittent hypoxia (CIH) occurs in patients with sleep apnoea and has adverse effects on multiple physiological… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Reflexes from the carotid body have been implicated in cardiorespiratory disorders associated with chronic intermittent hypoxia… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
To investigate whether the transcriptional activator hypoxia-inducible factor 1 (HIF-1) is required for ventilatory responses to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Using functional co-cultures of rat carotid body (CB) O2 chemoreceptors and 'juxtaposed' petrosal neurones (JPNs), we tested… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Carbon monoxide (CO), produced endogenously by heme oxygenase, has been implicated as a neuronal messenger. Carotid bodies are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Despite increasing focus on brainstem respiratory control mechanisms in the rat, relatively little is known about the central… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We have described a rat model that responds to repetitive episodic hypoxia (12-s infusions of nitrogen into daytime sleeping… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The ionic currents of carotid body type I cells and their possible involvement in the detection of oxygen tension (Po2) in… (More)
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