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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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(-)-(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.

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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.

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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

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1 Citation (Scopus)
80 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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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.

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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.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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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.

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10 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.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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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.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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37 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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41 Citations (Scopus)
6 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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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36 Citations (Scopus)
8 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.

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140 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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53 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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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7 Citations (Scopus)
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α1L-adrenoceptors mediate contraction of human erectile tissue

Davis, B. J., Chapple, C. R., Sellers, D. J., Naylor, A. L., Sillar, D., Campbell, A. & Chess-Williams, R., 1 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Pharmacological Sciences. 137, 4, p. 366-371 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
92 Downloads (Pure)