Antigastric autoantibodies in ferrets naturally infected with Helicobacter mustelae. 2001. Croinin, T.O.; Clyne, M.; Applemelk, B.J.; Drumm, B. Infection and Immunity, 2001, v. 69 (4), p. 2708-2713. ref. ISSN: 0019-9567.

            NAL call no: QR1.I57

            Descriptors: autoantibodies, colon, duodenum, stomach mucosa, ferrets.


Characteristics of the digestive physiology in ferrets. 2001. Wolf, P.; Hebeler, D. Kleintierpraxis, 2001, v. 46 (3), p. 161-164. ISSN: 0023-2076. ref.

            Language: German.

            NAL call no: 41.8 K67

            Descriptors: diets, energy digestibility, feed intake, urolithiasis, protein digestibility.


Investigation of the effects of YM-31636, a novel 5-HT3 receptor agonist, on defecation in normal and constipated ferrets. 2001. Ito, Hiroyuki; Kiso, Tetsuo; Yuki, Hidenobu; Naitoh, Yuki; Miyata, Keiji; Iwoaka, Kiyoshi; Yamaguchi, Tokio. European Journal of Pharmacology, Jul. 20, 2001, v. 424 (2), p. 151-157. ISSN: 0014-2999.

            NAL call no: QP901.E8

            Descriptors: digestive system disease, diarrhea, emetic episodes.


Organization and neurochemistry of vagal preganglionic neurons innervating the lower esophageal sphincter in ferrets. 2001. Hyland, Niall P.; Abrahams, T. Patrick; Fuchs, Kristine; Burmeister, Melissa A.; Hornby, Pamela J. Journal of Comparative Neurology, Feb. 5, 2001, v. 430 (2), p. 222-234. ISSN: 0021-9967.

            NAL call no: QP351.J68

            Descriptors: lower esophageal sphincter, innervation, muscular system.


Radiation-induced acute intestinal inflammation differs following total-body versus abdominopelvic irradiation in the ferret. 2001. Freeman, S.L.; Hossain, M.; MacNaughton, W.K. International Journal of Radiation Biology, Mar. 2001, v. 77 (3), p. 389-395. ISSN: 0955-3002.

            Descriptors: Immune system, digestive system, radiation biology.</ p>


Adherence of isogenic flagellum-negative mutants of Heliobacter pylori and Heliobacter mustelae to human and ferret gastric epithelial cells. 2000. Clyne, Marguerite; O’Cronin, Tadhg; Suerbaum, Sebastian; Josenhans, Christine; Drumm, Brendan. Infection and Immunity, Jul. 2000, v. 68 (7), p. 4335-4339. ISSN: 0019-9567.

            NAL call no: QR1.I57

            Descriptors: infection, digestive system, bacteria, human, ferret.


Adherence mechanism of Heliobacter pylori and Heliobacter mustelae to primary human and ferret gastric cells. 2000. Clyne, M.; Ocroinin, T.; Drumm, B. Gut, Oct. 2000, v. 47 (Supplement 1), p. A1. ISSN: 0017-5749.

            NAL call no: RC799 G8

            Descriptors: E. coli infection, bacterial disease, digestive system disease.


Co-innervation of both the lower esophageal sphincter and gastric fundus by vagal preganglionic neurons in ferrets. 2000. Hornby, Pamela J.; Hyland, Niall P.; Fuchs, Kristine M.; Abrahams, T.Patrick Gastroenterology, Apr. 2000, v. 118 (4 Suppl. 2 Part 1), AGA A129. ISSN: 0016-5085.

            NAL call no: RC799.G37

            Descriptors: digestive system, gastroesophageal reflux disease, nervous system.< /span>


P2X purinoceptor-induced sensitization of ferret vagal mechanoreceptors in oesophageal inflammation. 2000. Page, Amanda J.; O’Donnell, Tracey A.; Blackshaw, L. Ashley. Journal of Physiology, Cambridge, Mar. 1, 2000, v. 523 (2), p. 403-411. ISSN: 0022-3751.

            NAL call no: 447.8 J82

            Descriptors: acute esophagitis, vagal mechanoreceptors, P2X purinoceptor.


Presence of NO synthase in vagal motor neurons innervating the lower esophageal sphincter in ferrets. 2000. Abrahams, T. Patrick; Hyland, Niall P.; Hornby, Pamela J. Gastroenterology, Apr. 2000, v. 118 (4 Suppl. 2 Part 1), AGA A128. ISSN: 0016-5085.

            NAL call no: RC799.G37

            Descriptors: digestive system, nervous system, lower esophageal sphincter.


The role of 5-hydroxytryptamine3 and 5-hydroxytryptamine4 receptors in the regulation of gut motility in the ferret. 2000. Nagakura, Yukinori; Kiso, Tetsuo; Ito, Hiroyuki; Miyata, Keiji; Yamaguchi, Tokio. Life Sciences, May 5, 2000, v. 66 (24), p. 331-338. ISSN: 0024-3205.

            NAL call no: 442.8 L62

            Descriptors: digestive system, gut motility, stomach, receptors.</ p>


Surface ring-mutant strains of H. mustelae fail to persistently colonize the ferret stomach. 2000. Patterson, M.M.; Xu, S.; King, A.; Taylor, N.S.; Marini, R.P.; Forester, N.; O’Toole, P.W.; Noonan, B.; Trust, T.J.; Fox, J.G. Gut, Oct. 2000, v. 47 (Supplement 1), p. A63. ISSN: 0017-5749.

            NAL call no: RC799 G8

            Descriptors: bacterial disease, digestive system disease, chronic gastritis.


An in vitro study of the properties of vagal afferent fibres innervating the ferret oesophagus and stomach. 1998. Page, A.J.; Blackshaw, L.A. The Journal of Physiology, Nov. 1, 1998, v. 512 (Part 3), p. 907-916. ISSN: 0022-3751.

            NAL call no: 447.8 J82

            Descriptors: esophagus innervation, stomach innervation , nerve fibers physiology.


Mechanisms of gastro-oesophageal reflux in the ferret. 1998. Blackshaw, L.A.; Staunton, E.; Dent, J.; Holloway, R.H.; Malbert, C.H. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Feb. 1998, v. 10 (1), p. 49-56. ISSN: 1350-1925.

            Descriptors: gastroesophageal, reflux, physiopathology.


Effect of nicotine on large bowel mucus thickness, eicosanoids and faecal proteinase in ferrets. 1997. Thomas, G.A.; Pullan, R.D.; Zijlstra, F.J.; Rankin, B.J.; Russell, N.A.; Feyerabend, C.; Allen; A.; Rhodes, J. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Feb. 1997, v. 9 (2), p. 179-182. ISSN: 0954-691X.

            Descriptors: blood, metabolism, chemistry, drug effects , pathology.


Exposure to ionizing radiation increases responsiveness to neural secretory stimuli in the ferret jejunum in vitro. 1997. MacNaughton, W.K.; Leach, K.E.; Prud’ Homme, LaLonde L.; Harding, R.K. International Journal of Radiation Biology, 1997, v. 72 (2), p. 219-226. ISSN: 0955-3002.

            Descriptors: ionizing radiation, jejunum, inflammation, mast cells, electrolyte balance.


Gastrointestinal motor activity in conscious ferrets. 1997. Nagakura, Y.; Sohda, K.; Ito, H.; Miyata, K. European Journal of Pharmacology, Feb. 19, 1997, v. 321 (1), p. 53-57. ISSN: 0014-2999.

            NAL call no: QP901.E8

            Descriptors: gastrointestinal, motility, physiology, drug effects.


Lower oesophageal sphincter responses to noxious oesophageal chemical stimuli in the ferret: Involvement of tachykinin receptors. 1997. Blackshaw, L.A.; Dent, J. Journal of the Autonomic Nervous System, Oct. 13, 1997, v. 66 (3), p. 189-200. ISSN: 0165-1838.

            Descriptors: chemical stimuli, pain, esophagus, tachyki nin receptors.


Nitric oxide synthase immunoreactive nerves in rat and ferret salivary glands, and effects of denervation. 1997. Alm, P.; Ekstrom, J.; Larsson, B.; Tobin, G.; Andersson, K.E. The Histochemical Journal, Sept. 1997, v. 29 (9), p. 669-676. ISSN: 0185-2214.

            Descriptors: salivary glands innervation, sublingual gl and innervation, nitric oxide.


Pyloric motor response to central and peripheral nitric oxide in the ferret. 1997. Lingenfelser, T.; Blackshaw, L.A.; Sun, W.M.; Dent, J. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Sept. 1997, v. 9 (3), p. 167-175. ISSN: 1350-1925.

            Descriptors: gastrointestinal, motility, physiology, sm ooth muscle physiology.


Vagal and sympathetic influences on the ferret lower oesophageal sphincter. 1997. Blackshaw, L.A.; Haupt, J.A.; Omari, T.; Dent, J. Journal of the Autonomic Nervous System, 1997, v. 66 (3), p. 179-188. ISSN: 0165-1838.

            Descriptors: esophagus, vagus nerve, splanchnic nerve, tachykinin receptors.


Vagal efferent fibre responses to gastric and oesophageal mechanical and chemical stimuli in the ferret. 1997. Partosoedarso, E.R.; Blackshaw, L.A. Journal of the Autonomic Nervous System, 1997, v. 66 (3), p. 169-178. ISSN: 0165-1838.

            Descriptors: vagus nerve, stomach, esophagus, mechanical stimuli, chemical stimu li.


Digestive lipases of the newborn ferret: Compensatory role of milk bile salt-dependent lipase. 1996. Sbarra, V.; Mas, E.; Henderson, T.R.; Hamosh, M.; Lombardo, D.; Hamosh, P. Pediatric Research, 1996, v. 40 (2), p. 263-268. ref. ISSN: 0031-3998.

            NAL call no: RJ1.P4

            Descriptors: animal models, triacylglycerol lipase, milk, fats, digestion.


Heliobacter mustelae-associated hypergastinemia in ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). 1996. Perkins, S.E.; Fox, J.G.; Walsh, J.M. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 1996, v. 57 (2), p. 147-150. ref. ISSN: 0002-9645.

            NAL call no: 41.8 AM3A

            Descriptors: gastrointestinal disease, peptic ulcers, gastritis, pathology.


Spontaneous development of fatty liver in ferrets in a toxicology study. 1996. Shavila, J.; King, L.J.; Parke, D.V. Toxicology, 1996, v. 112 (2), p. 105-116. ISSN: 0300-483X.

            Descriptors: fatty liver, high fat diet, toxicity testing, lipid peroxidation.


Surface properties of Helicobacter mustelae and ferret gastrointestinal mucosa. 1996. Gold, B.D.; Islur, P.; Policova, Z.; Czinn, S.; Neumann, A.W.; Sherman, P.M. Clinical and Investigative Medicine, Apr. 1996, v. 19 (2), p. 92-100. ISSN: 0147-958X.

            NAL call no: R11.C55

            Descriptors: bacterial adhesion physiology, gastric mucosa microbiology.


Distribution of digestive enzyme activities along intestine in blue fox, mink, ferret and rat. 1995. Oleinik, V.M. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A: Comparative Physiology, Sept. 1995, v. 112A (1), p. 55-58. ill. ISSN: 0300-9629.

            NAL call no: QP1.C6

            Descriptors: enzymes, digestion, intestine, digestive enzyme.


Long-term supplementation of canthaxanthin does not inhibit gastric epithelial cell proliferation in Heliobacter mustela-infected ferrets. 1995. Yu, Jing; Fox, J.G.; Blanco, M.C.; Yan, Lili; Correa, P.; Russell, R.M.; Yu, J.; Yan, L.L. Journal of Nutrition, 1995, v. 125 (10), p. 2493-2500. ref. ISSN: 0022-3166.

            NAL call no: 389.9 J82

            Descriptors: carcinogenesis, stomach mucosa, heliobacter, antineoplastic agents.


Presence and effects of pituitary adenylate cyclase activating peptide in the submandibular gland of the ferret. 1995. Tobin, G.; Asztely, A.; Edwards, A.V.; Ekstroem, J.; Haakanson, R.; Sundler, F. Neuroscience, 1995, v. 66 (1), p. 227-235. ISSN: 0306-4522.

            NAL call no: QP351.N48

            Descriptors: submandibular gland, pititary adenylate cyclase activating polypept ide.


CCK-8 contracts the gallbladder and colon through different mechanisms in the ferret. 1994. Mitan, S.; Greenwood, B. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Mar. 23, 1994, v. 713, p. 401-403. ISSN: 0077-8923.

            NAL call no: 500.N484

            Descriptors: colon physiology, gallbladder physiology, muscle contraction, drug effects.


Effect of high fat diet on liver microsomal oxygenations in ferret. 1994. Shavila, J.; Ioannides, C.; King, L.J.; Parke, D.V. Xenobiotica, 1994, v. 24 (11), p. 1063-1-67. ISSN: 0049-8254.

            NAL call no: QD415.A1X4

            Descriptors: high fat diets, liver, microsomes, ferrets .


Megaesophagus in nine ferrets. 1994. Blanco, M.C.; Fox, J.G. ; Rosenthal, K.; Hillyer, E.V.; Quesenberry, K.E.; Murphy, J.C. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1994, v. 205 (3), p. 444-447. ref. ISSN: 0003-1488.

            NAL call no: 41.8 AM3

            Descriptors: symptoms, oesophageal diseases, case reports.


Topography and morphology of the liver in the hedge hog (Hemiechinu sauitratus), ferret (Mustela furo) and fruit eater bat (Rousettus aegyptiacus). 1994. Youssef, G.A.E.; Abd El Sheikh. Zagazig Veterinary Journal, (Egypt) 1994, v. 22 (4), p. 111-122. ref. Availability: EDICA, Nadi El Seid Street, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt.

            Descriptors: ferrets, Chiroptera, liver, animal morphology, ferret.


Effects of 5-hydroxytryptamine on discharge of vagal mucosal afferent fibres from the upper gastrointestinal tract of the ferret. 1993. Blackshaw, L.A.; Grundy, D. Journal of the Autonomic Nervous System, Oct. 1993, v. 45 (1), p. 41-50. ISSN: 0165-1838.

            Descriptors: intestinal mucosa innervation, nerve fiber s, drug effects.


Role of nitric oxide and vasoactive intestinal poypeptide in vagally mediated relaxation of the gastric corpus in the anaesthetized ferret. 1993. Grundy, D.; Gharib-Naseri, M.K.; Hutson, D. Journal of the Autonomic Nervous System, 1993, v. 43 (3), p. 241-246. ISSN: 0165-1838.

            Descriptors: nitric oxide, vasoactive intestinal peptide, role, vagus nerve.


Gastrointestinal diseases of ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). 1992. Hillyer, E.V. Journal of Small Exotic Animal Medicine, 1992, v. 2 (1), p. 44-45. ref.

            Descriptors: gastroenteritis, digestive system diseases , rectal prolapse, parasitosis.


Jaw-muscle activity in ferrets, Mustela putorius furo. 1992. Dessem, D.; Druzinsky, R.E. Journal of Morphology, Aug. 1992, v. 213 (2), p. 275-286. ill. ISSN: 0362-2525.

            NAL call no: 444.8 J826

            Descriptors: jaw muscle function, skeletal muscle, jaw, ferret.


Feed consumption and food passage time in the mink and the European ferret. 1991. Bleavins, M.R.; Aulerich, R.J. Research Report Michigan State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Jan. 1991, no. 508, p. 1-5. ref. ISSN: 0543-8233.

            NAL call no: 284.9 M58

            Descriptors: feed intake, mink, polecats.


Cystic mucinous hyperplasia in the gallbladder of a ferret. 1987. Reindel, J.F.; Evans, M.G. Journal of Comparative Pathology, Sept. 1987, v. 97 (5), p. 601-604. ill. ref. ISSN: 0021-9975.

            NAL call no: 41.8 J82

            Descriptors: hyperplasia, gall bladder, cysts, histopathology. ferrets.

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