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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

(-)-(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)
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2 Citations (Scopus)
166 Downloads (Pure)

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)

A central role for Toll-like 4 receptors in interstitial cystitis?

Sellers, D. J., McDermott, C. & Chess-Williams, R., 1 Oct 2018, In : American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology. 315, 4, p. F910-F912

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)
80 Downloads (Pure)

Acrolein, the toxic urinary metabolite of cyclophosphamide, causes physiological changes to bladder function

Sellers, D. J., Chess-Williams, R., McDermott, C. & West, E., 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal. 25, 4, p. 96-97 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Altered ureteral contractility with ageing: Role of the rho-kinase pathway

Lim, I., Chess-Williams, R. & Sellers, D., 1 Apr 2018, In : Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. 171, p. 31-36 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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2 Citations (Scopus)
160 Downloads (Pure)

A Pilot retrospective analysis of alpha-blockers on recurrence in men with localised prostate cancer treated with radiotherapy

Hart, J., Spencer, B., McDermott, C., Chess-Williams, R., Sellers, D. J., Christie, D. & Anoopkumar-Dukie, S., 18 May 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 1, 7 p., 8191.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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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

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

Can the beneficial effects of tamsulosin on the overactive bladder be explained by an effect on bladder blood flow?

Nilsson, D., Sellers, D. J. & Chess-Williams, R., 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal. 25, 4, p. 98-99 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

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

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)

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

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2 Citations (Scopus)
155 Downloads (Pure)

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)

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)

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 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)

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)

Emotional versus physical stress in mice: Impact on bladder function

West, E., Sellers, D. J., Chess-Williams, R. & McDermott, C., 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal. 25, 4, p. 95-96 2 p.

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)

Hypersensitivity of bladder low threshold, wide dynamic range, afferent fibres following treatment with the chemotherapeutic drugs cyclophosphamide and ifosfamide

Mills, K., West, E., Grundy, L., McDermott, C., Sellers, D. J., Rose’Meyer, R. & Chess-Williams, R., 22 May 2020, In : Archives of Toxicology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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)
3 Citations (Scopus)

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)

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

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)

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

Inhibitory effect of the urothelium/lamina propria on female porcine urethral contractility & effect of age

Folasire, O. S., Chess-Williams, R. & Sellers, D. J., 1 Sep 2017, In : Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology. 44, 9, p. 954-960 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (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

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)

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)

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)

Modulation of lower urinary tract smooth muscle contraction and relaxation by the urothelium

Sellers, D., Chess-Williams, R. & Michel, M. C., Jul 2018, In : Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology. 391, 7, p. 675-694 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

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6 Citations (Scopus)
181 Downloads (Pure)

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 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)

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

NKA enhances bladder-afferent mechanosensitivity via urothelial and detrusor activation

Grundy, L., Chess-Williams, R., Brierley, S. M., Mills, K., Moore, K. H., Mansfield, K., Rose’Meyer, R., Sellers, D. J. & Grundy, D., 5 Oct 2018, In : American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology. 315, 4, p. F1174-F1185

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

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 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)

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)
7 Downloads (Pure)

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

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)

Psychological stress and recovery: compensation to overcome bladder overactivity in mice

West, E., Chess-Williams, R., Sellers, D. J. & McDermott, C., 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal. 25, 4, p. 93-94 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review

Purinergic receptor mediated calcium signalling in urothelial cells

Chess-Williams, R., Sellers, D. J., Brierley, S. M., Grundy, D. & Grundy, L., 6 Nov 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 10 p., 16101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)
59 Downloads (Pure)

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)

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)