Hydrogen sulfide-induced enhancement of gastric fundus smooth muscle tone is mediated by voltage-dependent potassium and calcium channels in mice
Xiang-Min Meng, Xu Huang, Chun-Mei Zhang, Dong-Hai Liu, Hong-Li Lu, Wen-Xie Xu, Department of Physiology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200240, China
Young-chul Kim, Department of Physiology, Chungbuk National University College of Medicine, Chungbuk 361-763, South Korea
Author contributions: Meng XM, Huang X and Zhang CM performed the majority of experiments; Liu DH and Lu HL performed the immunohistochemistry; Kim Y was involved in editing the manuscript; and Xu WX designed the study and wrote the manuscript.
Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 31171107, No. 31071011 and No. 31271236.
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Correspondence to: Wen-Xie Xu, Professor, Department of Physiology, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, 800 Dongchuan Road, 328 Wenxuan Medical Building, Shanghai 200240, China. email@example.com
Received: August 4, 2014
Peer-review started: August 5, 2014
First decision: September 15, 2014
Revised: October 17, 2014
Accepted: December 19, 2014
Article in press: December 22, 2014
Published online: April 28, 2015