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Bijan Rafii

TitleManager, Research Core Services
InstitutionThe Hospital for Sick Children
DepartmentResearch Operations
Address555 University Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 1X8
Phone416-813-1500
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    1. Moraes TJ, Rafii B, Niessen F, Suzuki T, Martin R, Vachon E, Vogel W, Ruf W, O'Brodovich H, Downey GP. Protease-activated receptor (Par)1 alters bioelectric properties of distal lung epithelia without compromising barrier function. Exp Lung Res. 2009 Mar; 35(2):136-54. PMID: 19263282.
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    2. Gandhi SG, Rafii B, Harris MS, Garces A, Mahuran D, Chen XJ, Bao HF, Jain L, Eaton DC, Otulakowski G, O'Brodovich H. Effects of cardiogenic edema fluid on ion and fluid transport in the adult lung. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2007 Sep; 293(3):L651-9. PMID: 17557800.
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    3. Elias N, Rafii B, Rahman M, Otulakowski G, Cutz E, O'Brodovich H. The role of alpha-, beta-, and gamma-ENaC subunits in distal lung epithelial fluid absorption induced by pulmonary edema fluid. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2007 Sep; 293(3):L537-45. PMID: 17513453.
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    4. Otulakowski G, Rafii B, Harris M, O'Brodovich H. Oxygen and glucocorticoids modulate alphaENaC mRNA translation in fetal distal lung epithelium. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2006 Feb; 34(2):204-12. PMID: 16210692.
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    5. Otulakowski G, Rafii B, O'Brodovich H. Differential translational efficiency of ENaC subunits during lung development. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2004 Jun; 30(6):862-70. PMID: 14672917.
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    6. Rafii B, Gillie DJ, Sulowski C, Hannam V, Cheung T, Otulakowski G, Barker PM, O'Brodovich H. Pulmonary oedema fluid induces non-alpha-ENaC-dependent Na(+) transport and fluid absorption in the distal lung. J Physiol. 2002 10 15; 544(2):537-48. PMID: 12381825.
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    7. Dickie AJ, Rafii B, Piovesan J, Davreux C, Ding J, Tanswell AK, Rotstein O, O'Brodovich H. Preventing endotoxin-stimulated alveolar macrophages from decreasing epithelium Na+ channel (ENaC) mRNA levels and activity. Pediatr Res. 2000 Sep; 48(3):304-10. PMID: 10960494.
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    8. Koehler DR, Chow YH, Plumb J, Wen Y, Rafii B, Belcastro R, Haardt M, Lukacs GL, Post M, Tanswell AK, Hu J. A human epithelium-specific vector optimized in rat pneumocytes for lung gene therapy. Pediatr Res. 2000 Aug; 48(2):184-90. PMID: 10926293.
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    9. Rafii B, Coutinho C, Otulakowski G, O'Brodovich H. Oxygen induction of epithelial Na(+) transport requires heme proteins. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2000 Feb; 278(2):L399-406. PMID: 10666125.
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    10. Otulakowski G, Rafii B, Bremner HR, O'Brodovich H. Structure and hormone responsiveness of the gene encoding the alpha-subunit of the rat amiloride-sensitive epithelial sodium channel. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 1999 May; 20(5):1028-40. PMID: 10226074.
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    11. Rafii B, Tanswell AK, Otulakowski G, Pitkänen O, Belcastro-Taylor R, O'Brodovich H. O2-induced ENaC expression is associated with NF-kappaB activation and blocked by superoxide scavenger. Am J Physiol. 1998 Oct; 275(4 Pt 1):L764-70. PMID: 9755109.
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    12. Chan AK, Baranowski B, Berry L, Liu M, Rafii B, Post M, O'Brodovich H, Monagle P, Andrew M. Influence of mechanical stretch on thrombin regulation by fetal mixed lung cells. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 1998 Sep; 19(3):419-25. PMID: 9730869.
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    13. Ruddy MK, Drazen JM, Pitkanen OM, Rafii B, O'Brodovich HM, Harris HW. Modulation of aquaporin 4 and the amiloride-inhibitable sodium channel in perinatal rat lung epithelial cells. Am J Physiol. 1998 Jun; 274(6 Pt 1):L1066-72. PMID: 9609747.
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    14. Ding JW, Dickie J, O'Brodovich H, Shintani Y, Rafii B, Hackam D, Marunaka Y, Rotstein OD. Inhibition of amiloride-sensitive sodium-channel activity in distal lung epithelial cells by nitric oxide. Am J Physiol. 1998 Mar; 274(3 Pt 1):L378-87. PMID: 9530173.
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    15. Compeau CG, Rotstein OD, Tohda H, Marunaka Y, Rafii B, Slutsky AS, O'Brodovich H. Endotoxin-stimulated alveolar macrophages impair lung epithelial Na+ transport by an L-Arg-dependent mechanism. Am J Physiol. 1994 May; 266(5 Pt 1):C1330-41. PMID: 7515564.
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    16. O'Brodovich H, Canessa C, Ueda J, Rafii B, Rossier BC, Edelson J. Expression of the epithelial Na+ channel in the developing rat lung. Am J Physiol. 1993 Aug; 265(2 Pt 1):C491-6. PMID: 7690185.
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    17. O'Brodovich H, Wang X, Li C, Rafii B, Correa J, Bear C. Novobiocin forms cation-permeable ion channels in rat fetal distal lung epithelium. Am J Physiol. 1993 Jun; 264(6 Pt 1):C1532-7. PMID: 7687410.
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    18. O'Brodovich H, Rafii B. Effect of K channel blockers on basal and beta-agonist stimulated ion transport by fetal distal lung epithelium. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 1993 Jan; 71(1):54-7. PMID: 8099845.
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    19. O'Brodovich H, Rafii B, Perlon P. Arginine vasopressin and atrial natriuretic peptide do not alter ion transport by cultured fetal distal lung epithelium. Pediatr Res. 1992 Apr; 31(4 Pt 1):318-22. PMID: 1315019.
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    20. O'Brodovich H, Hannam V, Rafii B. Sodium channel but neither Na(+)-H+ nor Na-glucose symport inhibitors slow neonatal lung water clearance. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 1991 Oct; 5(4):377-84. PMID: 1654956.
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    21. Orser B, Fedorko L, Rafii B, Post M, O'Brodovich H. Influence of gestational age on potential difference across fetal type II alveolar epithelium in alveolar-like structures. Biol Neonate. 1991; 59(2):61-8. PMID: 2036469.
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    22. O'Brodovich H, Rafii B, Post M. Bioelectric properties of fetal alveolar epithelial monolayers. Am J Physiol. 1990 Apr; 258(4 Pt 1):L201-6. PMID: 2159225.
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