Donnelly D, Carroll J. Mitochondrial function and carotid body transduction. High Alt Med Biol. 2005;6:121-32 pubmed
..Such manipulation may be useful for the treatment of hypoventilation syndromes or high altitude accommodation. ..
Donnelly D. Spontaneous action potential generation due to persistent sodium channel currents in simulated carotid body afferent fibers. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2008;104:1394-401 pubmed publisher
..Taken together, the results suggest that an endogenous process in chemoreceptor nerve terminals may underlie AP generation, a process independent of synaptic depolarizing events. ..
Donnelly D, Rigual R. Single-unit recordings of arterial chemoreceptors from mouse petrosal ganglia in vitro. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2000;88:1489-95 pubmed
..The use of mice for chemoreceptor studies may be advantageous because targeted gene deletions are well developed in the mouse model and may be useful in addressing unresolved questions regarding the mechanism of chemotransduction...
Donnelly D. Developmental aspects of oxygen sensing by the carotid body. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2000;88:2296-301 pubmed
..Although many questions remain, especially with regard to the coupling of glomus cells to nerve endings, the use of cellular and molecular techniques should offer resolution in the near future...
Donnelly D. Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors do not mediate excitatory transmission in young rat carotid body. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2009;107:1806-16 pubmed publisher