- Caffeine improves the ability of serotonin-deficient (Pet-1-/-) mice to survive episodic asphyxiaKevin J Cummings
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
Pediatr Res 73:38-45. 2013..We hypothesized that caffeine, a respiratory stimulant, would hasten the onset of gasping and improve autoresuscitation in 5-HT-deficient, Pet-1(-/-) mice...
- Postnatal loss of brainstem serotonin neurones compromises the ability of neonatal rats to survive episodic severe hypoxiaKevin J Cummings
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
J Physiol 589:5247-56. 2011..Our data may be relevant to understanding the aetiology of the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), in which there is medullary 5-HT deficiency and in some cases evidence of severe hypoxia and failed autoresuscitation...