Integration in Respiratory Control

From Genes to Systems

  • Marc J. Poulin
  • Richard J. A. Wilson

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 605)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxi
  2. Historical and Future Perspectives of the Control of Breathing

  3. Oxygen Sensing and the Carotid Body

    1. Gerald Bisgard, Julie Wenninger, Zunyi Wang, E. Burt Olson Jr.
      Pages 30-34
    2. Guanghe Fei, Conghui Guo, Hong-Shuo Sun, Zhong-Ping Feng
      Pages 35-40
    3. Jaideep J. Pandit, Kevin O’Gallagher
      Pages 46-50
    4. T. G. Smith, J. T. Brooks, G. M. Balanos, T. R. Lappin, D. M. Layton, D. L. Leedham et al.
      Pages 51-56
    5. Nick P. Talbot, George M. Balanos, Peter A. Robbins, Keith L Dorrington
      Pages 57-62
    6. Christopher N. Wyatt, Selina A. Pearson, Prem Kumar, Chris Peers, D. Grahame Hardie, A. Mark Evans
      Pages 63-68
    7. Motoo Yamauchi, Jesse Dostal, Kingman P. Strohl
      Pages 75-79
  4. Respiratory Rhythm Generation

  5. Genes and Development

    1. Michelle Bévengut, Patrice Coulon, Gérard Hilaire
      Pages 127-132
    2. Kevin J. Cummings, Dan Kalf, Sherry Moore, B. Joan Miller, Frank R. Jirik, Richard J. A. Wilson
      Pages 133-138
    3. Silvia Pagliardini, Jun Ren, Rachel Wevrick, John J. Greer
      Pages 139-143
    4. Marie St-hilaire, Nathalie Samson, Charles Duvareille, Jean-Paul Praud
      Pages 154-158
    5. Sébastien Zanella, Magali Barthelemy, Françoise Muscatelli, Gérard Hilaire
      Pages 159-164
  6. Models of Gas Exchange

    1. Marcel Filoche, André A. Moreira, José S. Andrade Jr., Bernard Sapoval
      Pages 167-172
    2. Bernard Sapoval, Marcel Filoche
      Pages 173-178
    3. C. E. Schweitzer, J. L. Johnson, C. A. Escudero, S. G. Vincent, J. T. Fisher
      Pages 179-183
    4. Annalisa Swan, Peter Hunter, Merryn Tawhai
      Pages 184-189
    5. Merryn H. Tawhai, Kelly S. Burrowes
      Pages 190-194
  7. Plasticity and Adaptation

    1. Andrew J. Cathcart, Anthony P. Turner, Christopher Butterworth, Matthew Parker, John Wilson, Susan A. Ward
      Pages 203-208
    2. J. A. Dempsey, J. D. Miller, L. Romer, M. Amann, C. A. Smith
      Pages 209-212
    3. Safraaz Mahamed, Gordon S. Mitchell
      Pages 224-227
    4. Arash Tadjalli, James Duffin, John Peever
      Pages 233-238
    5. Samuel Verges, Urs Kruttli, Bernhard Stahl, Ralf Frigg, Christina M. Spengler
      Pages 239-244
    6. Luxi Xia, Tracey Damon, J. C. Leiter, Donald Bartlett Jr.
      Pages 249-254
  8. Neuromodulation

    1. Y.-L. Chou, J. T. Stanley, K. Vujisic, R. B. Berry, P. W. Davenport, J. J. Anderson et al.
      Pages 257-261
    2. Paul M. Pilowsky, Qi-Jian Sun, Tina Longergan, John M. Makeham, Maryam Seyedabadi, Todd A. Verner et al.
      Pages 268-273
    3. Edward J. Zuperku, Ivo F. Brandes, Astrid G. Stucke, Antonio Sanchez, Francis A. Hopp, Eckehard A. Stuth
      Pages 279-284

About this book


Like the geological treasures that surely must lie below the Athabasca glacier, some of the answers to key questions about the control of respiration remain buried. But bit by bit, year by year the ice is melting and perhaps in some areas the rocks are starting to be revealed. With a mission to advance our understanding of the emerging th th gems of respiration, the X Oxford Conference was held between 19–24 September (2006) next to the turquoise and tranquil waters of Lake Louise, in the middle of Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Since its inauguration 30 years ago in Oxford, the Oxford Conference on mo- ling and control of breathing has been held every three years in locations spanning the globe (a list of past conferences and publications that have emerged is included in the pages that follow). The series has provided key opportunities for respiratory scientists to meet with colleagues, discuss recent advances and celebrate their field. The 2006 Lake Louise meeting was Canada’s second Oxford Conference; the th previous Canadian meeting (the VII Oxford Conference) was held in 1997 at the Grandview Inn in Huntsville (Ontario) and was chaired by Richard Hughson, David Cunningham and Jim Duffin.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Marc J. Poulin
    • 1
  • Richard J. A. Wilson
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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