P2X7 receptor activation causes phosphatidylserine exposure in canine erythrocytes
Megan Faulks, Tracey A Kuit, Reece A Sophocleous, Lisa M Jurak, Ronald Sluyter, School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
Megan Faulks, Reece A Sophocleous, Lisa M Jurak, Ronald Sluyter, Centre for Medical and Molecular Bioscience, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
Megan Faulks, Reece A Sophocleous, Lisa M Jurak, Ronald Sluyter, Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
Belinda L Curtis, Stephen J Curtis, Albion Park Veterinary Hospital, Albion Park, NSW 2527, Australia
Author contributions: Kuit TA and Sluyter R designed the research; Faulks M, Sophocleous RA and Jurak LM performed the research; Faulks M, Sophocleous RA and Sluyter R analysed the data; Curtis BL and Curtis SJ contributed samples; Sluyter R wrote the paper; Faulks M, Sophocleous RA, Curtis BL, Curtis SJ and Jurak LM reviewed the paper.
Supported by The Centre for Medical and Molecular Bioscience (University of Wollongong); and the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Human and Animal Ethics Committees of the University of Wollongong.
Institutional animal care and use committee statement: All procedures involving animals were reviewed and approved by the Animal Ethics Committee of the University of Wollongong (Protocol AE14/09). Consent from pet owners was reviewed and approved by the Human Ethics Committee of the University of Wollongong (Protocol HE10/063).
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflicts of interest regarding this manuscript.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Ronald Sluyter, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia. email@example.com
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Received: July 20, 2016
Peer-review started: July 21, 2016
First decision: August 5, 2016
Revised: August 31, 2016
Accepted: September 21, 2016
Article in press: September 23, 2016
Published online: November 6, 2016