Respiratory Regulation - The Molecular Approach

  • Mieczyslaw Pokorski
Conference proceedings

DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-4549-0

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 756)

Table of contents (43 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Neutrophil Extracellular Trap in Human Diseases
    Magdalena Arazna, Michal P. Pruchniak, Katarzyna Zycinska, Urszula Demkow
    Pages 1-8
  3. Tiotropium Increases PPARγ and Decreases CREB in Cells Isolated from Induced Sputum of COPD Patients
    A. Holownia, R. M. Mroz, T. Skopinski, A. Kolodziejczyk, E. Chyczewska, J. J. Braszko
    Pages 9-14
  4. Expression of Ki-67, Bcl-2, Survivin and p53 Proteins in Patients with Pulmonary Carcinoma
    E. Halasova, M. Adamkov, T. Matakova, D. Vybohova, M. Antosova, M. Janickova et al.
    Pages 15-21
  5. Rapid DNA Extraction Protocol for Detection of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency from Dried Blood Spots by Real-Time PCR
    R. Struniawski, A. Szpechcinski, B. Poplawska, M. Skronski, J. Chorostowska-Wynimko
    Pages 29-37
  6. CRAC Ion Channels and Airway Defense Reflexes in Experimental Allergic Inflammation
    M. Sutovska, M. Adamkov, M. Kocmalova, L. Mesarosova, M. Oravec, S. Franova
    Pages 39-48
  7. Experimental Model of Allergic Asthma
    S. Franova, M. Joskova, V. Sadlonova, D. Pavelcikova, L. Mesarosova, E. Novakova et al.
    Pages 49-55
  8. Effects of Selective Inhibition of PDE4 and PDE7 on Airway Reactivity and Cough in Healthy and Ovalbumin-Sensitized Guinea Pigs
    Juraj Mokry, Marta Joskova, Daniela Mokra, Ingrid Christensen, Gabriela Nosalova
    Pages 57-64
  9. Naloxone Blocks Suppression of Cough by Codeine in Anesthetized Rabbits
    M. Simera, M. Veternik, I. Poliacek
    Pages 65-71
  10. Influence of Sublingual Immunotherapy on the Expression of Mac-1 Integrin in Neutrophils from Asthmatic Children
    Olga Ciepiela, Anna Zawadzka-Krajewska, Iwona Kotula, Beata Pyrzak, Urszula Demkow
    Pages 73-80
  11. Polyphenols and Their Components in Experimental Allergic Asthma
    M. Joskova, V. Sadlonova, G. Nosalova, E. Novakova, S. Franova
    Pages 91-98
  12. Green Tea and Its Major Polyphenol EGCG Increase the Activity of Oral Peroxidases
    Baruch Narotzki, Yishai Levy, Dror Aizenbud, Abraham Z. Reznick
    Pages 99-104
  13. Mangiferin and Its Traversal into the Brain
    Dominika Zajac, Agnieszka Stasinska, Rene Delgado, Mieczyslaw Pokorski
    Pages 105-111
  14. Plasma Selectins in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    S. Cofta, E. Wysocka, S. Dziegielewska-Gesiak, S. Michalak, T. Piorunek, H. Batura-Gabryel et al.
    Pages 113-119
  15. Blood Antioxidant Status, Dysglycemia and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Ewa Wysocka, Szczepan Cofta, Tomasz Piorunek, Sylwia Dziegielewska-Gesiak, Wieslaw Bryl, Lech Torlinski
    Pages 121-129
  16. Influence of Sera from Interstitial Lung Disease Patients on Angiogenic Activity of Mononuclear Cells
    T. M. Zielonka, K. Zycinska, E. Radzikowska, M. Filewska, B. Bialas, M. H. Obrowski et al.
    Pages 139-145
  17. Antiendothelial Cells Antibodies in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis in Relation to Pulmonary Hypertension and Lung Fibrosis
    K. Lewandowska, M. Ciurzynski, E. Gorska, P. Bienias, K. Irzyk, M. Siwicka et al.
    Pages 147-153

About these proceedings


This book, an international collaborative effort in the area of molecular respiratory research, showcases a broad range of multidisciplinary approaches to unravel and analyze the underlying mechanisms of a spectrum of respiratory ailments. It discusses immunological and genetic respiratory disorders, cancer, respiratory allergies and cough, sleep disordered breathing and many others. Exciting new results and up-to-date critical overviews of widely debated topics pertaining to respiratory disorders are presented. The contributions provide evidence for the growing interest of the international community of researchers in the field of respiration. The book incorporates modern molecular approaches to diagnostic and treatment solutions, underscoring the need for rational, evidence-based treatment methods. Combining cutting edge basic and clinical research with expert knowledge and experience this book is essential reading for medical students, research scientists and practicing specialists in pulmonology, immunology and allergology.


Clinical Research Molecular Medicine Molecular respiratory research Respiratory Research

Editors and affiliations

  • Mieczyslaw Pokorski
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Research Center, Respiratory ResearchPolish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-94-007-4548-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-007-4549-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598