Arterial Chemoreceptors

Cell to System

  • Ronan G. O’Regan
  • Philip Nolan
  • Daniel S. McQueen
  • David J. Paterson

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 360)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Eric Neil (1918–1990): An Appreciation

    1. Ronan G. O’Regan
      Pages 1-3
  3. Invited Reviews

  4. Historical Perspectives

    1. J. B. Moynihan, C. S. Breathnach
      Pages 133-135
    2. C. S. Breathnach
      Pages 137-139
    3. Miriam Kennedy, John J. Smith, Caoimhin S. Breathnach
      Pages 141-142
  5. Molecular and Ionic Mechanisms of Chemotransduction

    1. L. Monti-Bloch, Veronica Abudara, C. Eyzaguirre
      Pages 143-147
    2. S. Lahiri, D. K. Ray, D. Chugh, R. Iturriaga, A. Mokashi
      Pages 149-153
    3. Chris Peers, Christopher N. Wyatt, Keith J. Buckler
      Pages 155-157
    4. Machiko Shirahata, Brian Schofield, Beek Y. Chin, Thomas R. Guilarte
      Pages 163-165
    5. Rodrigo Iturriaga, Sukhamay Lahiri
      Pages 171-173
    6. Patrick J. Gaffney, David A. Cooke, Kevin G. Burnand
      Pages 187-191
  6. Neurotransmitters and Putative Neurotransmitters in the Carotid Body

    1. L.-M. Leitner, J.-M. Cottet-Emard
      Pages 209-211
    2. Robert S. Fitzgerald, Machiko Shirahata, Tohru Ide
      Pages 213-215
    3. Ganesh K. Kumar, Nanduri R. Prabhakar, Kingman P. Strohl, Agnes Thomas, Pat A. Cragg
      Pages 217-220
    4. P. A. Grimes, S. Lahiri, R. Stone, A. Mokashi, D. Chug
      Pages 221-224
    5. Masao Katayama, Deepak K. Chugh, Anil Mokashi, Dilip K. Ray, Donald E. Bebout, Sukhamay Lahiri
      Pages 225-227
    6. Z.-Z. Wang, L. J. Stensaas, D. S. Bredt, B. G. Dinger, S. J. Fidone
      Pages 229-235
  7. Chemosensory Discharges

  8. Chemoreceptor Reflexes

    1. Curtis A. Smith, Kurt W. Saupe, Kathleen S. Henderson, Jerome A. Dempsey
      Pages 257-259
    2. Heidrun Kiwull-Schöne, Sabine Bungart, Peter Kiwull
      Pages 261-263
    3. Barbara J. Morgan, David Crabtree, James B. Skatrud
      Pages 269-271
    4. G. E. Bisgard, J. Pizarro, M. Ryan, M. Hedrick
      Pages 277-279
    5. Homayoun Kazemi, Ivan Soto-Arape
      Pages 281-284
    6. Daniel S. McQueen, Michael R. Dashwood, Vanessa J. Cobb, Charles G. Marr
      Pages 289-291

About this book


The International Society for Arterial Chemoreception (ISAC) was founded in August 1988 during the 9th International Symposium on Arterial Chemoreception which was held at Park City, Utah, USA. ISAC was established with the aim of providing a framework to support the increasing number of investigators from a wide variety of disciplines (anatomists, pathologists, respiratory physiologists and clinicians, high altitude physiologists, biochemists, biophysicists, physiologists and pharmacologists) who share a common interest in arterial chemoreception. ISAC took over the co-ordination of the international chemoreceptor meetings, with the membership deciding the venue for forthcoming meetings. During the Park City symposium Dublin was selected to host the 1993 meeting, under the Presidency of Professor Ronan O'Regan. The 12th International Meeting on Arterial Chemoreception, which was held in Dublin in August 1993, was acclaimed as a great success by all those present. The delegates not only shared in a wide-ranging feast of chemoreceptor based science, they had plenty of opportunity during the meeting for renewing acquaintances and establishing new friendships. The location for the meeting at University College Dublin's modem Belfield campus helped to promote such interaction, and the social programme was outstanding.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Ronan G. O’Regan
    • 1
  • Philip Nolan
    • 1
  • Daniel S. McQueen
    • 2
  • David J. Paterson
    • 3
  1. 1.University College DublinDublinIreland
  2. 2.University of Edinburgh Medical SchoolEdinburghScotland
  3. 3.University of OxfordOxfordUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Plenum Press, New York 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-6099-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-2572-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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