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  • Bond University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

    4229 Gold Coast

    Australia

Accepting PhD Students

  • 915 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
1994 …2020

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Research Output

1994

The effects of aldose reductase inhibition with ponalrestat on changes in vascular function in streptozotocin diabetic rats

Otter, D. J. & Chess‐Williams, R., Oct 1994, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 113, 2, p. 576-580 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

36 Citations (Scopus)
1995

Influence of adrenoceptor stimulation on aggregation of platelets from diabetic and control rats

Austin, C. E., Otter, D. J. & Chess‐Williams, R., Jun 1995, In : Journal of Autonomic Pharmacology. 15, 3, p. 169-176 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Effects of 17β-oestradiol on rat isolated coronary and mesenteric artery tone: Involvement of nitric oxide

Otter, D. & Austin, C., May 1998, In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 50, 5, p. 531-538 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Mechanisms of hypoxic vasodilatation of isolated rat mesenteric arteries: A comparison with metabolic inhibition

Otter, D. & Austin, C., 1 Apr 1999, In : Journal of Physiology. 516, 1, p. 249-259 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)
2000

5-hydroxytryptamine-induced potentiation of cholinergic responses to electrical field stimulation in pig detrusor

Sellers, D. J., Chess-Williams, R. & Chapple, C. R., 2000, In : BJU International. 86, 6, p. 714-718 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

Hypoxia, metabolic inhibition, and isolated rat mesenteric tone: Influence of arterial diameter

Otter, D. & Austin, C., 1 Jan 2000, In : Microvascular Research. 59, 1, p. 107-114 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

M3 muscarinic receptors but not M2 mediate contraction of the porcine detrusor muscle in vitro

Sellers, D. J., Yamanishi, T., Chapple, C. R., Couldwell, C., Yasuda, K. & Chess-Williams, R., 2000, In : Journal of Autonomic Pharmacology. 20, 3, p. 171-176 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

43 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous monitoring of vascular contractility, intracellular pH and intracellular calcium in isolated rat mesenteric arteries; effects of weak bases

Otter, D. & Austin, C., May 2000, In : Experimental Physiology. 85, 3, p. 349-351 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Potential therapeutic targets for treatment of the overactive bladder

Sellers, D. J., Christopher, R. & Chess-Williams, C. R., 2001, In : World Journal of Urology. 19, 5, p. 307-311 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of streptozotocin-induced diabetes on cardiac β-adrenoceptor subtypes in the rat

Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., 2001, In : Journal of Autonomic Pharmacology. 21, 1, p. 15-21 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

The minor population of M3-receptors mediate contraction of human detrusor muscle in vitro

Chess-Williams, R., Chapple, C. R., Yamanishi, T., Yasuda, K. & Sellers, D. J., 2001, In : Journal of Autonomic Pharmacology. 21, 5, p. 243-248 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

140 Citations (Scopus)
2002

(-)-(9S)-9-(3-bromo-4-fluorophenyl)-2,3,5,6,7,9-hexahydrothieno[3, 2-b]quinolin-8(4H)-one 1,1-dioxide (A-278637): A novel ATP-sensitive potassium channel opener efficacious in suppressing urinary bladder contractions. I. In vitro characterization

Gopalakrishnan, M., Buckner, S. A., Whiteaker, K. L., Shieh, C. C., Molinari, E. J., Milicic, I., Daza, A. V., Davis-Taber, R., Scott, V. E., Sellers, D., Chess-Williams, R., Chapple, C. R., Liu, Y., Liu, D., Brioni, J. D., Sullivan, J. P., Williams, M., Carroll, W. A. & Coghlan, M. J., Oct 2002, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 303, 1, p. 379-386 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

29 Citations (Scopus)

The role of α1D-adrenoceptors in prostatic contraction examined using protection studies

Chess-Williams, R., Mason, S., Sellers, D. J., Wyllie, M. & Chapple, C. R., Oct 2002, In : Autonomic and Autacoid Pharmacology. 22, 5-6, p. 291-296 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Investigation of neurokinin-2 and -3 receptors in the human and pig bladder

Templeman, L., Sellers, D. J., Chapple, C. R., Rosario, D. J., Hay, D. P. W. & Chess-Williams, R., Nov 2003, In : BJU International. 92, 7, p. 787-792 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Serotonin-induced potentiation of cholinergic responses to electrical field stimulation in normal and neurogenic overactive human detrusor muscle

Chapple, C. R., Radley, S. C., Martin, S. W., Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., Mar 2004, In : BJU International. 93, 4, p. 599-604 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Depressed contractile responses to neurokinin A in idiopathic but not neurogenic overactive human detrusor muscle

Sellers, D. J., Chapple, C. R., Douglas, D. P. & Chess-Williams, R., Mar 2006, In : European Urology. 49, 3, p. 510-518 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Muscarinic receptor function, density and G-protein coupling in the overactive diabetic rat bladder

Stevens, L. A., Sellers, D. J., McKay, N. G., Chapple, C. R. & Chess-Williams, R., Jul 2006, In : Autonomic and Autacoid Pharmacology. 26, 3, p. 303-309 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

27 Citations (Scopus)
2007

The role of the urothelium in mediating bladder responses to isoprenaline

Murakami, S., Chapple, C. R., Akino, H., Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., Mar 2007, In : BJU International. 99, 3, p. 669-673 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

53 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Spontaneous contractions of the pig urinary bladder: The effect of ATP-sensitive potassium channels and the role of the mucosa

Akino, H., Chapple, C. R., McKay, N. G., Cross, R. L., Murakami, S., Yokoyama, O., Chess-Williams, R. & Sellers, D. J., Nov 2008, In : BJU International. 102, 9, p. 1168-1174 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Impairment of rectal afferent mechanosensitivity in experimental diabetes in the rat

Beyak, M. J., Bulmer, D. C. E., Sellers, D. & Grundy, D., Jun 2009, In : Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 21, 6, p. 678-681 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Attenuation of sensory afferent nerve firing by brefeldin-A in an ex vivo mouse bladder model

Collins, V. M., Chapple, C. R., McKay, N. G., Sellers, D. J. & Grundy, D., 2010, In : European Urology, Supplements. 9, 2, p. 72-72 1 p., 126.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearch

Diabetes induced changes in rat mesenchymal stem cells

Stolzing, A., Sellers, D., Llewelyn, O. & Scutt, A., 2010, In : Cells Tissues Organs. 191, 6, p. 453-65 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

92 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating the atheroprotective effect of testosterone: Role in modulation of inflammatory markers in the development of early atherogenesis in the testicular feminised mouse model

Sellers, D. J., Woodroofe, M. N., Jones, T. H., Channer, K. S. & Kelly, D. M., 2010, p. 12-12. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Phasic contractions of the pig bladder: Functional heterogeneity between bladder regions and the role of the mucosa

Nyamwaro, H., McKay, N. G., Lawson, K., Chapple, C. R. & Sellers, D. J., 2010, In : European Urology, Supplements. 9, 2, p. 71-71 1 p., 123.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Spontaneous activity in isolated bladder strips from the streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat: Effect of cholinergic modulation and the mucosa

Sellers, D. J., McKay, N. G., Lawson, K. & Vahabi, B., 2010, p. 13-13. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

The beta3-adrenoceptor mediates the inhibitory effects of beta-adrenoceptor agonists via the urothelium in pig bladder dome

Masunaga, K., Chapple, C. R., McKay, N. G., Yoshida, M. & Sellers, D. J., Sep 2010, In : Neurourology and Urodynamics. 29, 7, p. 1320-5 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

41 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Characterisation of Muscarinic Receptor Substypes in the Prostate by Radioligand Binding

Sellers, D. J., Warre, R. & Chess-Williams, R., 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Cholinergic modulation of spontaneous contractions in the pig bladder: The role of the mucosa in the different bladder regions

Nyamwaro, H., Lawson, K., Sellers, D. J., Chapple, C. & McKay, N. G., 2011. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Increased Phasic Contractions in Isolated Bladder Strips from an Obese Rat Model

Sellers, D. J., Donner, D., Du Toit, J., Rose'meyer, R. & Farr, S., 2011, p. 71-71. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Phasic activity of urinary bladder smooth muscle in the streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat: Effect of potassium channel modulators

Vahabi, B., Lawson, K., McKay, N. G. & Sellers, D. J., 25 Jun 2011, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 660, 2-3, p. 431-437 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

The Lamina Propria is responsible for the General of the Spontaneous Contractile Activity of the Urothelium/Lamina Propria

Moro, C., Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., 2011, p. 66-66. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

The role of c-kit-positive interstitial cells in mediating phasic contractions of bladder strips from streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Vahabi, B., McKay, N. G., Lawson, K. & Sellers, D. J., May 2011, In : BJU International. 107, 9, p. 1480-1487 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

28 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Botulinum neurotoxin A (BoNT/A) attenuates bladder afferent nerve firing and prevents ATP release from the urothelium

Daly, D. M., Collins, V. M., McKay, N. G., Sellers, D. J., Chapple, C. & Grundy, D., Feb 2012, In : European Urology, Supplements. 11, 1, p. e374-e374 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Effect of testosterone on inflammatory markers in the development of early atherogenesis in the testicular-feminized mouse model

Kelly, D. M., Sellers, D. J., Woodroofe, M. N., Jones, T. H. & Channer, K. S., 20 Nov 2012, In : Endocrine Research. 38, 3, p. 125-138 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of low testosterone and a selective androgen receptor modulator on nerve-evoked and phasic contractions of the bladder

Sellers, D., Rose'Meyer, R., Du Toit, E. & Donner, D., Aug 2012, In : Neurourology and Urodynamics. 31, 6, p. 897-898 2 p., 132.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Muscarinic agonists and antagonists: Effects on the urinary bladder

Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., 2012, Muscarinic Receptors. Fryer, A. D., Christopoulos, A. & Nathanson, N. M. (eds.). Germany: Springer, Vol. 208. p. 375-400 26 p. (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology; vol. 208).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)

Muscarinic receptor subtypes in the human prostate; characterisation by radioligand binding

Warre, R., Sellers, D. J., Chapple, C. R. & Chess-Williams, R., Feb 2012, In : European Urology, Supplements. 11, 1, p. E109-U488 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Nerve-evoked and phasic contractions of the rat bladder: Effects of low testosterone and treatment with the selective and rogen receptor modulator trenbolone

Sellers, D. J., Rose'meyer, R., Du Toit, J. & Donner, D., 2012, p. 207-207. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

2013

OnabotulinumtoxinA significantly attenuates bladder afferent nerve firing and inhibits ATP release from the urothelium

Collins, V. M., Daly, D. M., Liaskos, M., McKay, N. G., Sellers, D., Chapple, C. & Grundy, D., Nov 2013, In : BJU International. 112, 7, p. 1018-1026 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

50 Citations (Scopus)

Phasic contractions in urinary bladder from juvenile versus adult pigs

Vahabi, B., Sellers, D. J., Bijos, D. A. & Drake, M. J., 13 Mar 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 3, 10 p., e58611.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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11 Citations (Scopus)
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The effects of DMSO treatment on urothelial/lamina propria activity

Moro, C., Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

2014

Testosterone suppresses the expression of regulatory enzymes of fatty acid synthesis and protects against hepatic steatosis in cholesterol-fed androgen deficient mice

Kelly, D. M., Nettleship, J. E., Akhtar, S., Muraleedharan, V., Sellers, D. J., Brooke, J. C., McLaren, D. S., Channer, K. S. & Jones, T. H., 30 Jul 2014, In : Life Sciences. 109, 2, p. 95-103 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

37 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Desensitisation of urethral smooth muscle: Interaction between adrenoceptor and muscarinic receptor mediated pathways

Folasire, O., Sellers, D. & Chess-Williams, R., Aug 2015, In : Neurourology and Urodynamics. 34, S3, p. S374-S375 2 p., 470.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Functional and radioligand binding characterization of the α1L-adrenoceptor subtype of the human vas deferens

Davis, B. J., Wiener, M., Chapple, C. R., Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., 1 Apr 2015, In : Autonomic and Autacoid Pharmacology. 34, 3-4, p. 41-49 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Inhibitory effect of the mucosa on contractile responses of the internal anal sphincter

Dixelius, O., Chess-Williams, R., Winder, M. & Sellers, D., Aug 2016, In : Neurourology and Urodynamics. 35, S4, p. S414-S415 2 p., 457.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Testosterone differentially regulates targets of lipid and glucose metabolism in liver, muscle and adipose tissues of the testicular feminised mouse

Kelly, D. M., Akhtar, S., Sellers, D. J., Muraleedharan, V., Channer, K. S. & Jones, T. H., 1 Nov 2016, In : Endocrine. 54, 2, p. 504-515 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)
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7 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Effect of short-term androgen deficiency on bladder contractility and urothelial mediator release

Bravo, G., Massa, H., Rose’Meyer, R., Chess-Williams, R., McDermott, C. & Sellers, D. J., May 2017, In : Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology. 390, 5, p. 547-556 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)