Effects of inactivation of the medial medullary reticular formation of the ferret on respiratory muscle activity. 2002. Shintani, Toshiharu; Jian, Brian J.; Mori, Ryan L.; Yates, Bill J. FASEB Journal, Mar. 22, 2002, v. 16 (5), p. A810. ISSN: 0892-6638.

            NAL call no: QH301.F3

            Descriptors: nervous system, respiration, neural coordination, ferrets.


Effect of the long-acting tachykinin NK1 receptor antagonist MEN 11467 on tracheal mucus secretion in allergic ferrets. 2001. Khan, Safina; Liu, Yu Chin; Khawaja, Aamir M.; Manzini, Stefano; Rogers, Duncan F. British Journal of Pharmacology, Jan. 2001, v. 132 (1), p. 189-196. ISSN: 0007-1188.

            NAL call no: 396.8 B77

            Descriptors: allergy, asthma, immune system disease, respiratory system disease.


Projections and pathways of VIP- and nNos-containing airway neurons in ferret trachea. 2001. Zhu, Weimin; Dey, Richard D. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, Jan. 2001, v. 24 (1), p. 38-43. ISSN: 1044-1549.

            Descriptors: nervous system, respiratory system, airway neurons, ferret.


Regulation of secretion from mucous and serous cells in the excised ferret trachea. 2001. Kishioka, Chikako; Okamoto, Kosuke; Kim, Jungsoo; Rubin, Bruce K. Respiration Physiology, Jun. 2001, v. 126 (2), p. 163-171. ISSN: 0034-5687.

            NAL call no: QP121 A1R4

            Descriptors: airway disease, respiratory system disease, mucin, ferret.


Role of intrinsic airway neurons in ozone-induced airway hyperresponsiveness in ferret trachea. 2001. Wu, Zhong Xin; Maize, David F. Jr.; Satterfield, Brian E.; Frazer, David G.; Fedan, Jeff S.; Dey, Richard D. Journal of Applied Physiology, Jul. 2001, v. 91 (1), p. 371-378. ISSN: 8750-7587.

            NAL call no: 447.8 J825

            Descriptors: airway hyperresponiveness, ozone induced, respiratory system disease.


Vicks VapoRub® (VVR) induces mucin secretion and increases tracheal mucus transport velocity (TMV) in the ferret. 2001. Abanses, J. Carlos; Arima, Shinobu; Rubin, Bruce K. Pediatric Research, Apr. 2001, v. 49 (4 Part 2), p. 436A. ISSN: 0031-3998.

            NAL call no: RJ1.P4

            Descriptors: airway inflammation, pulmonary edema, respiratory system.


The alpha 3 subtype of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor is expressed in airway-related neurons of the nucleus tractus solitarius, but is not essential for reflex bronchoconstriction in ferret. 2000. Ferguson, D.G.; Haxhiu, M.A.; To, A.J.; Erokwu, B.; Dresha, I.A. Neuroscience Letters, Jun. 23, 2000, v. 287 (2), p. 141-145. ISSN: 0304-3940.

            NAL call no: QP351.N3

            Descriptors: sensory neurons, trachea, acetylcholine receptors nicotinic, ferret.


Effect of a novel anti-inflammatory compound, YM976, on antigen-induced eosinophil infiltration into the lungs in rats, mice, and ferrets. 2000. Aoki, Motonori; Fukunaga, Masahiro; Kitagawa, Minetake; Hayashi, Kazumi; Morokata, Tatsuaki; Ishikawa, Go; Kubo, Satoshi; Yamada, Toshimitsu. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Dec. 2000, v. 295 (3), p. 1149-1155. ISSN: 0022-3565.

            NAL call no: 396.8 J82

            Descriptors: cell biology, respiratory system, pharmacology, ferret.


Oxygen-independent upregulation of vascular endothelial growth factor and vascular barrier dysfunction during ventilated pulmonary ischemia in isolated ferret lung. 2000. Becker, Patrice M.; Alcasabas, Armina; Yu, Aimee; Semenza, Gregg L.; Bunton, Tracie E. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, Mar. 2000, v. 22 (3), p. 272-279. ISSN: 1044-1549.

            Descriptors: ventilated pulmonary ischemia, respirator y system disease, vascular disease.


Ozone-induced epithelial injury in the ferret is similar to nonhuman primates. 2000. Sterner Kock Anja; Kock, Martin; Braun, Ruedi; Hyde, Dallas M. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Sept. 2000, v. 162 (3 Part 1), p. 1152-1156. ISSN: 1073-449X.

            NAL call no: RC705 A4

            Descriptors: epithelial injury, ozone induced, vascular disease, ferret.


The role of airway neurons in 03-induced airway hyper-responsiveness (AHR) in ferret trachea. 2000. Wu, Z.X.; Satterfield, B.; Frazer, D.G.; Fedan, J.S.; Dey, R.D. FASEB Journal, Mar. 15, 2000, v. 14 (4), p. A603. ISSN: 0892-6638.

            NAL call no: QH301.F3

            Descriptors: airway neurons, analysis, ozone, lung air way, functions, lungs.


An autoradiographic assessment of epithelial cell proliferation and post-natal maturation of the tracheal epithelium in infant ferrets. 1999. Carson J.L.; Collier, A.M.; Gambling, T.M.; Hu, S.C. The Anatomical Record, Nov. 1, 1999, v. 256 (3), p. 242-251. ISSN: 0003-276X.

            NAL call no: 447.8 AN1

            Descriptors: cytology, growth, development, physiology, trachea cytology.


Chloride transport in the ferret trachea. 1999. Gerencser, G.A.; Loughlin, G.M.; Crowder, M.A. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology: Part A- Mol. Integr. Physiol. Jan. 1999, v. 122 (1), p. 93-97. ref. ISSN: 1095-6433.

            NAL call no: QP1.C6

            Descriptors: chloride transport, ferret, trachea.


Effect of fenspiride, a non-steroidal antiinflammatory agent, on neurogenic mucus secretion in ferret trachea in vitro. 1999. Khawaja, A.M.; Liu, Y.C.; Rogers, D.F. Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 1999, v. 12 (6), p. 363-368. ISSN: 1094-5539.

            Descriptors: trachea, neurogenic mucus secretion, respiratory system.


Effect of non-peptide tachykinin NK1 receptor antagonists on non-adrenergic, non-cholinergic neurogenic mucus secretion in ferret trachea. 1999. Khawaja, Aamir, M.; Liu, Yu Chih; Rogers, Duncan F. European Journal of Pharmacology, Nov. 1999, v. 384 (2-3), p. 173-181. ISSN: 0014-2999.

            NAL call no: QP901.E8

            Descriptors: pharmacology, respiratory system, trachea, neurogenic nucus.


Effect of vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) -related peptides on cholinergic neurogenic and direct mucus secretion in ferret trachea in vitro. 1999. Liu, Yu Chih; Khawaja, Aamir M.; Rogers, Duncan. British Journal of Pharmacology, Nov. 1999, v. 128 (6), p. 1353-1359.

            NAL call no: 396.8 B77

            Descriptors: endocrine system, neurotransmission, respiratory system, trachea.


Role of nitric oxide synthase and cyclooxygenase in pulmonary vascular control in isolated perfused lungs of ferrets, rats and rabbits. 1999. Liy, Xia; Bee, Denise; Barer, Gwenda R. Experimental Physiology, Sept. 1999, v. 84 (5), p. 907-916. ISSN: 0958-0670.

            NAL call no: QP43.E9

            Descriptors: pulmonary hypertension, vascular disease, respiration, lungs.


Characterization of neural control and contractile function in airway smooth muscle of the ferret. 1998. Maize, D.F.; Fedan, J.S.; Dey, R.D. Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Feb. 1998, v. 11 (1), p. 57-64. ISSN: 1094-5539.

            Descriptors: physiology, pharmacology, drug effects, innervation, bronchoconstriction.


Human respiratory syncytial virus produces prolonged alterations of neural control in airways of developing ferrets. 1998. Colasurdo, G.N.; Hemming, V.G.; Prince, G.A.; Gelfand, A.S.; Loader, J.E.; Larsen, G.L. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 1998, v. 157 (5 Pt. 1), p. 1506-1511. ISSN: 1073-449X.

            NAL call no: RC705 A4

            Descriptors: respiratory tract, function, syncytial virus, ferrets.


The effect of tasuldine, a bronchosecretolytic agent, on mucus rheology and clearability and the interaction with acetylcholine in ferrets. 1997. App. E.M.; Tomkiewicz, R.P.; Hahn, H.L.; Engler, H.; Vergin, H.; King, M. Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Oct./Dec. 1997, v. 10 (5-6), p. 271-276. ISSN: 1094-5539.

            Descriptors: bronchi drug effects, mucus drug effects, pharmacology, mucus secretion.


Estimation of thickness of airway surface liquid in ferret trachea in vitro. 1997. Duneclift, S.; Wells, U.; Widdicombe, J. Journal of Applied Physiology, Sept. 1997, v. 83 (3), p. 761-767. ISSN:8750-7587.

            NAL call no: 447.8 J825

            Descriptors: respiratory system, physiology, anatomy, ferret, trachea, histology.


Flow-induced vasodilation in the ferret lung. 1997. Chammas , J.H.; Rickaby, D.A.; Guarin, M.; Linehan, J.H.; Hanger, C.C.; Dawson, C.A. Journal of Applied Physiology, Aug. 1997, v. 83 (2), p. 495-502. ISSN: 8750-7587.

            NAL call no: 447.8 J825

            Descriptors: vasodilation physiology, pulmonary artery drug effects, ferret.


Regulation of mucin secretion in the ferret trachea. 1997. Kishioka, C.; Cheng, P.W.; Seftor, R.E.; Lartey, P.A.; Rubin, B.K. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Nov. 1997, v. 117 (5), p. 480-486. ISSN: 0194-5998.

            Descriptors: mucus secretion, trachea secretion, pharmacology, drug effects, ferret,


On muscarinic control of neurogenic mucus secretion in ferret trachea. 1996. Ramnarine, S.I.; Haddad, E.B.; Khawaja, A.M.; Mak, J.C.; Rogers, D.F. The Journal of Physiology, Jul. 15, 1996, v. 494 (Pt. 2), p. 577-586. ISSN: 0022-3751.

            NAL call no: 447.8 J82

            Descriptors: mucus secretion, antagonists, trachea physiology, ferrets, drug effects.


Nitric oxide inhibition of basal and neurogenic mucus secretion in ferret trachea in vitro. 1996. Ramnarine, S.I.; Khawaja, A.M.; Barnes, P.J.; Rogers, D.F. British Journal of Pharmacology, 1996, v. 118 (4), p. 998-1002. ISSN: 0007-1188.

            NAL call no: 396.8 B77

            Descriptors: nitric oxide, acetylcholine, trachea, ferrets.


Different effects of salmeterol, formoterol and salbutamol on choinergic responses in the ferret trachea. 1995. Bergendal, A.; Linden, A.; Lotvall, J.; Skoogh, B.E.; Lofdahl, C.G. British Journal of Pharmacology, Apr. 1995, v. 114 (7), p. 1478-1482. ISSN: 0007-1188.

            NAL call no: 396.8 B77

            Descriptors: acetylcholine, pharmacology, dose response, trachea, drug effects.


Studies on nerves of the upper respiratory tract in the ferret and the mink. 1995. Ranson, R.N.; Butler, P.J.; Taylor, E.W. Journal of the Autonomic Nervous System, 1995, v. 52 (1), p. 1-16. ISSN: 0165-1838.

            Descriptors: superior laryngeal nerve, pharyngeal nerve, respiratory tract, ferret.


Effects of concentrated cigarette smoke on respiratory tract clearance in the ferret. 1994. Phalen, R.F.; Rasmussen, R.E.; Mannix, R.C.; Oldham, M.J. Inhalation Toxicology, 1994, v. 6 (2), p. 125-138. ISSN: 0895-8378.

            NAL call no: RA1199.4 A54I53

            Descriptors: cigarette smoke, effects on, particles, respiratory tract, clearance.


Effect of hypoxia on lung fluid balance in ferrets. 1994. White, P. Jr.; Sylvester, J.T.; Humphrey, R.L.; Permutt, T.; Permutt, S.; Brower, R. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, May, 1994, v. 149 (5), p. 1112-1117. ISSN: 1073-449X.

            NAL call no: RC705 A4

            Descriptors: anoxia physiopathology, blood pressure, lung water physiology.


Effects of nitrogen dioxide on respiratory tract clearance in the ferret. 1994. Rasmussen, R.E.; Mannix, R.C.; Oldham, M.J.; Phalen, R.F. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, 1994, v. 41 (1), p. 109-120. ISSN: 0098-4108.

            NAL call no: RA565.A1J6

            Descriptors: nitrogen dioxide, respiratory tract, clearance, ferret, air pollution.


Localization of increased collagen in ferret lung tissue after chronic exposure to nitrogen dioxide. 1994. Rasmussen, R.E. Toxicology Letters, 1994, v. 73 (3), p. 241-248. ISSN: 0378-4274.

            NAL call no: RA1190 T62

            Descriptors: collagen, lung, nitrogen dioxide, ferret.


Tachykinin control of ferret airways: Mucus secretion, bronchocons triction and receptor mapping. 1993. Meini, S.; Mak, J.C.; Rohde, J.A.; Rogers, D.F. Neuropeptides, Feb. 1993, v. 24 (2), p. 81-89. ISSN: 0143-4179.

            NAL call no: QP552 N39N48

            Descriptors: bronchoconstriction, drug effects, mucus secretion, trachea secretion.



Effects of acute NO sub (2) exposure in the weanling ferret lung. 1992. Rasmussen, R.E. Inhalation Toxicology, 1992, v. 4 (4), p. 373-382.

            NAL call no: RA1199.4 A54I53

            Descriptors: nitrogen dioxide, toxicity, ferrets.


Multiple motor pathways to single smooth muscle cells in the ferret trachea. 1992. Mitchell, H.W.; Coburn, R.F. Journal of Physiology Lond., 1992, v. 456, p. 557-574.

            NAL call no: 447.8 J82

            Descriptors: smooth muscle, cells, trachea, ferrets.



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