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The Journal of Physiology is delighted to announce that it will be publishing a special issue dedicated to recent advances in cellular and integrative control of oxygen and carbon dioxide homeostasis.
This call for papers is linked to the XXth Meeting of the International Society of Arterial Chemoreception (ISAC) (July 23-27, 2017, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. This conference brings together researchers from PhD students to established investigators with common interests ranging from molecular chemosensory mechanisms of neural excitation and cellular events to their integrative functional importance in health and disease. The field also embraces a variety of clinical-related issues including hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea and heart failure and the translational connection between laboratory science and clinical application.
We are seeking submissions that are related to oxygen and carbon dioxide homeostasis from the cellular level to the whole organism. Examples may include but are not exclusive to the following topics:
- Molecular responses to hypoxia and hypercapnia
- O2/CO2 sensing in the carotid body
- O2/CO2 sensing in the brain
- Polymodal properties of arterial chemoreceptors
- Adaptive and maladaptive responses to chronic or intermittent hypoxia
- Role of chemoreception in disease
The following speakers from the meeting have agreed to contribute to the special issue:
- Cormac Taylor, University College, Dublin - Hypercapnia Interaction with HIF Adaptive Responses to Hypoxia
- Christopher Wyatt, Wright State University - Oxygen Sensing: A Rattlebag of Molecular Mechanisms
- Jay Nanduri, University of Chicago - Epigenetics Regulation of Carotid Body Oxygen Sensing:Physiological Consequences from Fetus to Adult
- Rodrigo Iturriaga, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - Translating Carotid Body Function in Clinical Medicine
- Michael Joyner, Mayo Clinic - What Else Do the Carotid Bodies Do?
- Andrea Pozionato, University of Padova, Italy - Peripheral Chemoreceptors and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
- Camillo Di Giulio, University of Chieti, Italy - The Carotid Body with Aging and Inflammation
- Patrice Guyenet, University of Virginia - : Homeostatic Regulation of Arterial PCO2: Neural Circuits and Molecular Mechanisms of CO2 Sensing
- Nino Ramirez, Seattle Children’s Hospital - Oxygen Sensing in the Pre-Botzinger Complex: Relevance to Disordered Breathing During Development
The Journal of Physiology is seeking the submission of original articles covering the full scope of oxygen and carbon dioxide homeostasis. All papers will be published 'In Press' as soon as they are accepted and will be fully citable. There are no publication charges no page limitations for regular research articles
Submissions should be made online via The Journal of Physiology submission site: http://jp.msubmit.net
During submission please indicate when prompted and in the Comments box that you wish your paper to be considered for the ‘Advances in cellular and integrative control of oxygen and carbon dioxide homeostasis’ special issue.
Submission deadline: 30 September 2017
The Journal of Physiology is delighted to announce that it will be publishing a special issue dedicated to perinatal physiology.
We are seeking research submissions that are related to the advances, challenges, and controversies in both fetal and neonatal physiology and the translation from basic biomedical physiology to the clinic.
All manuscripts will undergo the standard peer-review process and following acceptance, will appear in the special issue of The Journal in 2018.
We have invited a number authors to write reviews in the areas of:
- cardiorespiratory physiology;
- inflammation and infection;
- fetal behaviour;
- developmental programming; and
- perinatal respiratory physiology.
We welcome research submissions from other perinatal research areas. Any enquiries regarding suitability of submissions should be directed to Managing Editor Sally Howells (email@example.com).
We are happy to consider additional review articles. Please send a one page outline to Managing Editor Sally Howells (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We will invite perspective articles on research papers identified by referees as leading in their field to highlight technical, theoretical or interdisciplinary approaches. We will also invite translational perspectives that can provide insights for researchers working in other areas on the boundaries of physiology and point to applications in clinical practice. More information can be found here.
We will be awarding a $500 prize for the best research paper in perinatal systems physiology and clinical translational physiology by an early career researcher in honour of the late Professor Julian (Bill) Parer. Criteria for this are the same as that for our annual Early Investigator Prize - details can be found here. If you, or one of your co-authors, wish to be considered for the prize, please indicate this in the Comments section of the submission form.
We also invite students and fellows to propose CrossTalk debates around the themes covered by the issue. These should provide readers with explicit accounts of both sides of a current controversy in physiology, allowing them to understand the arguments and arrive at an informed conclusion on the topic. More information about our CrossTalk debates can be found here. Please send suggestions to Managing Editor Sally Howells (email@example.com).
During submission please indicate when prompted and in the Comments box that you wish your paper to be considered for the ‘Advances, challenges, and controversies in perinatal physiology’ special issue.
Submission deadline: 31 October 2017.
15 August - Volume 595 Issue 16
Paving the way for Bartter syndrome type 3 drug discovery: a hope from basic research
Paola Imbrici, Diana Conte, Antonella Liantonio
The eyes and vision of butterflies
Endothelial mechanotransduction proteins and vascular function are altered by dietary sucrose supplementation in healthy young male subjects
Lasse Gliemann, Nicolai Rytter, Mads Lindskrog, Martina H. Lundberg Slingsby, Thorbjörn Åkerström, Lykke Sylow, Erik A. Richter, Ylva Hellsten
Functional severity of CLCNKB mutations correlates with phenotypes in patients with classic Bartter's syndrome
Chih‐Jen Cheng, Yi‐Fen Lo, Jen‐Chi Chen, Chou‐Long Huang, Shih‐Hua Lin
Sensory feedback from the urethra evokes state‐dependent lower urinary tract reflexes in rat
Zachary C. Danziger, Warren M. Grill