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1.

Commentary on viewpoint: emergent phenomena and the secrets of life.

Stephens NL.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2008 Jun;104(6):1847; author reply 1851. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.90387.2008. No abstract available.

2.

Sensitized airway smooth muscle plasticity and hyperreactivity: a review.

Stephens NL, Cheng ZQ, Fust A.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2007 Jul;85(7):679-85. Review.

PMID:
17823632
3.

Relaxation of canine airway smooth muscle.

Fust A, Stephens NL.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2007 Jul;85(7):672-8. Review.

PMID:
17823631
4.

Transforming growth factor-beta as a differentiating factor for cultured smooth muscle cells.

Gawaziuk JP, X, Sheikh F, Cheng ZQ, Cattini PA, Stephens NL.

Eur Respir J. 2007 Oct;30(4):643-52. Epub 2007 Jun 27.

5.

Airway smooth muscle dynamics: a common pathway of airway obstruction in asthma.

An SS, Bai TR, Bates JH, Black JL, Brown RH, Brusasco V, Chitano P, Deng L, Dowell M, Eidelman DH, Fabry B, Fairbank NJ, Ford LE, Fredberg JJ, Gerthoffer WT, Gilbert SH, Gosens R, Gunst SJ, Halayko AJ, Ingram RH, Irvin CG, James AL, Janssen LJ, King GG, Knight DA, Lauzon AM, Lakser OJ, Ludwig MS, Lutchen KR, Maksym GN, Martin JG, Mauad T, McParland BE, Mijailovich SM, Mitchell HW, Mitchell RW, Mitzner W, Murphy TM, Paré PD, Pellegrino R, Sanderson MJ, Schellenberg RR, Seow CY, Silveira PS, Smith PG, Solway J, Stephens NL, Sterk PJ, Stewart AG, Tang DD, Tepper RS, Tran T, Wang L.

Eur Respir J. 2007 May;29(5):834-60. Review.

6.

Isotonic relaxation of control and sensitized airway smooth muscle.

Stephens NL, Fust A, Jiang H, Li W, Ma X.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2005 Oct;83(10):941-51.

PMID:
16333366
7.

Mechanical plasticity and contractile properties of airway smooth muscle.

Fust A, Stephens NL.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2005 Oct;83(10):865-8. Review.

PMID:
16333358
8.
9.

Ontogenesis of myosin light chain phosphorylation in guinea pig tracheal smooth muscle.

Chitano P, Worthington CL, Jenkin JA, Stephens NL, Gyapong S, Wang L, Murphy TM.

Pediatr Pulmonol. 2005 Feb;39(2):108-16.

10.

On the terminology for describing the length-force relationship and its changes in airway smooth muscle.

Bai TR, Bates JH, Brusasco V, Camoretti-Mercado B, Chitano P, Deng LH, Dowell M, Fabry B, Ford LE, Fredberg JJ, Gerthoffer WT, Gilbert SH, Gunst SJ, Hai CM, Halayko AJ, Hirst SJ, James AL, Janssen LJ, Jones KA, King GG, Lakser OJ, Lambert RK, Lauzon AM, Lutchen KR, Maksym GN, Meiss RA, Mijailovich SM, Mitchell HW, Mitchell RW, Mitzner W, Murphy TM, Paré PD, Schellenberg RR, Seow CY, Sieck GC, Smith PG, Smolensky AV, Solway J, Stephens NL, Stewart AG, Tang DD, Wang L.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2004 Dec;97(6):2029-34. Review.

11.

The biophysics of asthmatic airway smooth muscle.

Stephens NL, Li W, Jiang H, Unruh H, Ma X.

Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2003 Sep 16;137(2-3):125-40. Review.

PMID:
14516721
12.

Structure-function correlation in airway smooth muscle adapted to different lengths.

Kuo KH, Herrera AM, Wang L, Paré PD, Ford LE, Stephens NL, Seow CY.

Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Aug;285(2):C384-90. Epub 2003 Apr 16.

13.

Changes in biophysical and biochemical properties of single bronchial smooth muscle cells from asthmatic subjects.

Ma X, Cheng Z, Kong H, Wang Y, Unruh H, Stephens NL, Laviolette M.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2002 Dec;283(6):L1181-9. Epub 2002 Jun 28.

14.

Airway smooth muscle.

Stephens NL.

Lung. 2001;179(6):333-73. Review.

PMID:
12040426
15.

The new kid on the airway smooth muscle block: plasticity theory and series-to-parallel filament transition.

Stephens NL, Halayko AJ, Ma X.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2000 Sep;89(3):867-8. No abstract available.

16.

Different ontogeny of rate of force generation and shortening velocity in guinea pig trachealis.

Chitano P, Wang J, Cox CM, Stephens NL, Murphy TM.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2000 Apr;88(4):1338-45.

17.

Airway hyperreactivity: direct smooth muscle approach.

Stephens NL, Wang Y, Li W, Ma X.

Pulm Pharmacol Ther. 1999;12(2):97-101. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
10373389
18.

The contractile apparatus of airway smooth muscle. Biophysics and biochemistry.

Stephens NL, Li W, Wang Y, Ma X.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1998 Nov;158(5 Pt 3):S80-94. Review.

PMID:
9817730
19.

Airway smooth muscle contractile, regulatory and cytoskeletal protein expression in health and disease.

Stephens NL, Halayko AJ.

Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 1998 Mar;119(3):415-24. Review.

PMID:
9734326
20.

Delayed rectifier K+ current of dog bronchial myocytes: effect of pollen sensitization and PKC activation.

Waldron GJ, Sigurdsson SB, Aiello EA, Halayko AJ, Stephens NL, Cole WC.

Am J Physiol. 1998 Aug;275(2):L336-47. doi: 10.1152/ajplung.1998.275.2.L336.

PMID:
9700095
21.

Serum deprivation induces a unique hypercontractile phenotype of cultured smooth muscle cells.

Ma X, Wang Y, Stephens NL.

Am J Physiol. 1998 May;274(5):C1206-14. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.1998.274.5.C1206.

PMID:
9612207
22.

Airway smooth muscle cell proliferation: characterization of subpopulations by sensitivity to heparin inhibition.

Halayko AJ, Rector E, Stephens NL.

Am J Physiol. 1998 Jan;274(1):L17-25. doi: 10.1152/ajplung.1998.274.1.L17.

PMID:
9458796
23.
24.

The cytoskeleton and the extracellular matrix in sensitized canine tracheal smooth muscle.

Ma X, Stephens NL.

Respir Physiol. 1997 Oct;110(1):57-66.

PMID:
9361152
25.

Airway responsiveness in two inbred strains of mouse disparate in IgE and IL-4 production.

Fan T, Yang M, Halayko A, Mohapatra SS, Stephens NL.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 1997 Aug;17(2):156-63.

PMID:
9271303
26.

Heterogeneity of airway smooth muscle at tissue and cellular levels.

Ma X, Li W, Stephens NL.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 1997 Jul;75(7):930-5.

PMID:
9315362
27.

Characterization of molecular determinants of smooth muscle cell heterogeneity.

Halayko AJ, Rector E, Stephens NL.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 1997 Jul;75(7):917-29. Review.

PMID:
9315361
28.

Quantitative densitometry of proteins stained with coomassie blue using a Hewlett Packard scanjet scanner and Scanplot software.

Vincent SG, Cunningham PR, Stephens NL, Halayko AJ, Fisher JT.

Electrophoresis. 1997 Jan;18(1):67-71.

PMID:
9059824
29.

Markers of airway smooth muscle cell phenotype.

Halayko AJ, Salari H, MA X, Stephens NL.

Am J Physiol. 1996 Jun;270(6 Pt 1):L1040-51.

PMID:
8764231
30.

Detection of two clusters of mechanical properties of smooth muscle along the airway tree.

Ma X, Li W, Stephens NL.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 1996 Mar;80(3):857-61.

PMID:
8964748
31.

Increased response to antigen and histamine release in smaller sensitized canine bronchi.

Chitano P, Sigurdsson SB, Stephens AM, Becker AB, Kepron W, Stephens NL.

Respir Physiol. 1996 Mar;103(3):253-61.

PMID:
8738901
32.

Increased myosin light chain kinase content in sensitized canine saphenous vein.

Liu G, Liu X, Rao K, Jiang H, Stephens NL.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 1996 Feb;80(2):665-9.

PMID:
8929613
33.

The Schultz-Dale response of sensitized canine bronchial smooth muscle.

Sigurdsson SB, Chitano P, Stephens NL.

Respir Physiol. 1995 Oct;102(1):79-87.

PMID:
8610211
34.

Increased Ca2+ and myosin phosphorylation, but not calmodulin activity in sensitized airway smooth muscles.

Jiang H, Rao K, Liu X, Liu G, Stephens NL.

Am J Physiol. 1995 May;268(5 Pt 1):L739-46.

PMID:
7762676
35.

Myosin light chain phosphatase activity in ragweed pollen-sensitized canine tracheal smooth muscle.

Liu X, Halayko AJ, Liu G, Rao K, Jiang H, Stephens NL.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 1994 Dec;11(6):676-81.

PMID:
7946396
36.

Auxotonic loading and airway smooth muscle shortening.

Li W, Stephens NL.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 1994 Nov;72(11):1458-63.

PMID:
7767893
37.

Potential role for phenotypic modulation of bronchial smooth muscle cells in chronic asthma.

Halayko AJ, Stephens NL.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 1994 Nov;72(11):1448-57. Review.

PMID:
7767892
38.

Early changes in airway smooth muscle hyperresponsiveness.

Jiang H, Rao K, Liu X, Halayko AJ, Liu G, Stephens NL.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 1994 Nov;72(11):1440-7. Review.

PMID:
7767891
39.

Relaxation of smooth muscle.

Stephens NL, Jiang H.

Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 1994 Nov;72(11):1345-50.

PMID:
7767877
40.

Calcium and smooth muscle contraction.

Jiang H, Stephens NL.

Mol Cell Biochem. 1994 Jun 15;135(1):1-9. Review.

PMID:
7816050
41.

[Mechanisms of bronchial hyperreactivity. Role of smooth muscle].

Marthan R, Stephens NL.

Rev Mal Respir. 1994;11(2):149-59. Review. French.

PMID:
8202605
42.

A modified force-velocity equation for smooth muscle contraction.

Wang J, Jiang H, Stephens NL.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 1994 Jan;76(1):253-8.

PMID:
8175513
43.

Relevance of classification by size to topographical differences in bronchial smooth muscle response.

Chitano P, Sigurdsson SB, Halayko AJ, Stephens NL.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 1993 Nov;75(5):2013-21.

PMID:
8307854
44.

Use of a new index to study relaxation in a vascular model of anaphylactic shock.

Liu X, Jiang H, Stephens NL.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 1993 Jun;74(6):2621-6.

PMID:
8365961
45.

Role of airway smooth muscle in asthma: possible relation to the neuroendocrine system.

Stephens NL, Jiang H, Halayko A.

Anat Rec. 1993 May;236(1):152-63; discussion 163-7.

PMID:
8507002
46.

Fetal ductus arteriosus ligation. Pulmonary vascular smooth muscle biochemical and mechanical changes.

Belik J, Halayko AJ, Rao K, Stephens NL.

Circ Res. 1993 Mar;72(3):588-96.

PMID:
8431986
47.

Developmental differences in vascular smooth muscle mechanics in pulmonary and systemic circulations.

Belik J, Stephens NL.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 1993 Feb;74(2):682-7.

PMID:
8458782
48.

Ragweed sensitization-induced increase of myosin light chain kinase content in canine airway smooth muscle.

Jiang H, Rao K, Halayko AJ, Liu X, Stephens NL.

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 1992 Dec;7(6):567-73.

PMID:
1449804
49.

Pulmonary and systemic vascular smooth muscle mechanical characteristics in newborn sheep.

Belik J, Halayko AJ, Rao K, Stephens NL.

Am J Physiol. 1992 Sep;263(3 Pt 2):H881-6.

PMID:
1415615
50.

Exercise blood pressure and echocardiographic abnormalities in genetically comparable populations.

Naimark BJ, Axelsson J, Sigurdsson SB, Stephens NL.

Can J Cardiol. 1992 Jun;8(5):471-7.

PMID:
1535539

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