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Control of Mucociliary Clearance in the Respiratory Tract

Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
Investigator(s): Ellen Dirksen, Ph.D.
Award Cycle: 1995 (Cycle 4) Grant #: 4RT-0079 Award: $276,780
Subject Area: Pulmonary Disease
Award Type: Research Project Awards
Abstracts
Publications

A role for phospholipase C activity but not ryanodine receptors in the initiation and propagation of intercellular calcium waves
Periodical: Journal of Cell Science Index Medicus:
Authors: Hansen M, Boitano S, Dirksen ER, Sanderson MJ ART
Yr: 1995 Vol: 106 Nbr: Pt 4 Abs: Pg: 995-1004

Evidence for voltage sensitive Ca2+-conducting channels in airway epithelia
Periodical: Biophysical Journal Index Medicus:
Authors: Woodruff M, Boitano S, Dirksen E ABS
Yr: 1995 Vol: 68 Nbr: 2 Abs: Pg: A132

Quantification of ciliary beat frequency and metachrony by high-speed digital video
Periodical: Methods in Cell Biology Index Medicus:
Authors: Sanderson MJ, Dirksen ER ART
Yr: 1995 Vol: 47 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 289-297

The preparation of explant cultures, organ cultures and single cells from airway epithelium
Periodical: Methods in Cell Biology Index Medicus:
Authors: Dirksen ER, Felix JA, Sanderson MJ ART
Yr: 1995 Vol: 47 Nbr: Abs: Pg: 65-74

Calcium regulation of cellular function (Book Review)
Periodical: Quarterly Review of Biology Index Medicus:
Authors: Dirksen ER ART
Yr: 1995 Vol: 70 Nbr: 4 Abs: Pg: 506-507

Evidence for voltage-sensitive calcium-conducting channels in airway epithelial cells
Periodical: American Journal of Physiology Index Medicus:
Authors: Boitano S, Woodruff ML, Dirksen ER ART
Yr: 1995 Vol: 269 Nbr: 6 Pt 1 Abs: Pg: C1547-C1556

Stretch increases inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate concentration in airway epithelial cells
Periodical: American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology Index Medicus:
Authors: Felix JA, Woodruff ML, Dirksen ER ART
Yr: 1996 Vol: 14 Nbr: 3 Abs: Pg: 296-301

Stretch increases inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate concentration in airway epithelial cells
Periodical: Molecular Biology of the Cell Index Medicus:
Authors: Felix JA, Woodruff ML, Dirksen ER ABS
Yr: 1995 Vol: 6 Suppl Nbr: Abs: Pg: 238a

Voltage-activated, dihydrophyridine (DHP)-sensitive nonspecific cation channel in ciliated airway epithelial cells
Periodical: Biophysical Journal Index Medicus:
Authors: Woodruff ML, Dirksen ER ABS
Yr: 1996 Vol: 70 Nbr: Abs: Pg: A347

Antibodies to connexins block intercellular Ca2+ signalling through gap junctions
Periodical: Biophysical Journal Index Medicus:
Authors: Boitano S, Evans WH, Dirksen ER ABS
Yr: 1996 Vol: 70 Nbr: Abs: Pg: A31

Extracellular Na+ concentration changes cause release of Ca2+ from intracellular stores in airway epithelial cells
Periodical: FASEB Journal Index Medicus:
Authors: Boitano S, Woodruff ML, Dirksen ER ABS
Yr: 1996 Vol: 10 Nbr: 3 Abs: Pg: A358

Evidence for voltage-activated, dihydropyridine-sensitive, non-selective cation channels in isolated airway epithelial cells
Periodical: FASEB Journal Index Medicus:
Authors: Woodruff ML, Boitano S, Dirksen ER ABS
Yr: 1996 Vol: 10 Nbr: (3) Abs: Pg: A358