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CaV1.2 and CaV1.3 voltage-gated L-type Ca2+ channels in rat white fat adipocytes (2019)
Journal Article
Fedorenko, O. A., Pulbutr, P., Banke, E., Akaniro-Ejim, N. E., Bentley, D. C., Olofsson, C. S., …Smith, P. A. (2020). CaV1.2 and CaV1.3 voltage-gated L-type Ca2+ channels in rat white fat adipocytes. Journal of Endocrinology, 244(2), 369–381. https://doi.org/10.1530/joe-19-0493

L-type channel antagonists are of therapeutic benefit in the treatment of hyperlipidaemia and insulin resistance. Our aim was to identify L-type voltage-gated Ca2+ channels in white fat adipocytes, and determine if they affect intracellular Ca2+, lip... Read More about CaV1.2 and CaV1.3 voltage-gated L-type Ca2+ channels in rat white fat adipocytes.

Inflammatory breast cancer: time to standardise diagnosis assessment and management and for the joining of forces to facilitate effective research (2015)
Journal Article
Rea, D., Francis, A., Hanby, A., Speirs, V., Rakha, E., Shaaban, A., …on behalf of the UK Inflammatory Breast Cancer Working group, . (2015). Inflammatory breast cancer: time to standardise diagnosis assessment and management and for the joining of forces to facilitate effective research. British Journal of Cancer, 112(9), 1613-1615. doi:10.1038/bjc.2015.115

Etiology of the membrane potential of rat white fat adipocytes (2014)
Journal Article
Bentley, D. C., Pulbutr, P., Chan, S., & Smith, P. A. (2014). Etiology of the membrane potential of rat white fat adipocytes. AJP - Endocrinology and Metabolism, 307(2), E161-E175. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00446.2013

The plasma membrane potential (Vm) is key to many physiological processes, however its ionic aetiology in white fat adipocytes is poorly characterised. To address this question, we have employed the perforated patch current-clamp and cell-attached pa... Read More about Etiology of the membrane potential of rat white fat adipocytes.

Novel vasocontractile role of the P2Y14receptor: characterization of its signalling in porcine isolated pancreatic arteries (2014)
Journal Article
Alsaqati, M., Latif, M., Chan, S., & Ralevic, V. (2014). Novel vasocontractile role of the P2Y14receptor: characterization of its signalling in porcine isolated pancreatic arteries. British Journal of Pharmacology, 171(3), doi:10.1111/bph.12473

Background and Purpose: The P2Y14 receptor is the newest member of the P2Y receptor family; it is Gi/o protein-coupled and is activated by UDP and selectively by UDP-glucose and MRS2690 (2-thiouridine-5′-diphosphoglucose) (7–10-fold more potent than... Read More about Novel vasocontractile role of the P2Y14receptor: characterization of its signalling in porcine isolated pancreatic arteries.