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Illek B, Lizarzaburu ME, Lee V, Nantz MH, Kurth MJ, Fischer H (2000) Structural determinants for activation and block of CFTR-mediated chloride currents by apigenin. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 279, C1838-C1846. Abstract
Fischer H, Fukuda N, Barbry P, Illek B, Sartori C, Matthay MA (2001) Partial restoration of defective chloride conductance in DF508 CF mice by trimethylamine oxide. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 281, L52-L57. Abstract
Fischer H, Widdicombe JH, Illek B (2002) Acid secretion and proton conductance in human airway epithelium. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 282, 736-743. Abstract
Fischer H (2002) Electrophysiological approach to studying CFTR. In:  Methods in Molecular Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis Methods and Protocols. Ed. WR Skatch. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, 49-66.

Chung NC, Illek B, Widdicombe JH, Fischer H (2003) Measurement of nasal potential difference in asthmatics. Chest 123, 1467-1471. Abstract          

Howard M, Fischer H,  Roux J, Santos BC, Gullans SR, Yancey PH, Welch WJ. (2003) Mammalian osmolytes and S-nitrosoglutathione promote DF508 cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) protein maturation and function. J Biol Chem 278, 35159-35167. Abstract

Fischer H, Schwarzer C, Illek B (2004) Vitamin C controls the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator chloride channel. Proc Natl Acad  Sci USA  101, 3691-3696. Abstract

Fischer H, Machen TE, Widdicombe JH, Carlson TJS, Chow JWS, Illek B (2004) A novel extract SB-300 from the stem bark latex of Croton lechleri inhibits CFTR-mediated chloride secretion in human colonic epithelial cells. J Ethnopharmacology 93, 351-357. Abstract

Schwarzer C, Machen TE, Illek B, Fischer H (2004) NADPH oxidase-dependent acid production in airway epithelial cells. JBiol Chem 279, 36454-36461. Abstract

Tong Z, Illek B, Bhaghwandin VJ,  Verghese GM, Caughey GH (2004) Prostasin, a membrane-anchored serine peptidase, regulates sodium currents in cystic fibrosis airway epithelia. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 287, L928-935. Abstract

Fischer H, Illek B (2005) Vitamin C and flavonoids potentiate Cl secretion across airway epithelia. In: Defects of Secretion in Cystic Fibrosis. Adv Exp Med Biol Vol. 558, Ed.Schultz C. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publisher, 129-143.

Schuier M, Sies H, Illek B, Fischer H (2005) Cocoa-related flavonoids inhibit CFTR-mediated chloride transport across T84 human colon epithelia.  J Nutr 135,2320-2325. Abstract

Cloned Genes

Schwarzer C, Machen TE, Illek B, Fischer H (2003) Homo sapiens NADPH oxidase 4 variant (Nox4) mRNA. GenBank Acc No. AY288918. Abstract

Schwarzer C, Borcanski G, Widdicombe JH, Fischer H, Illek B (2003)  SVCT2 in ciliated human tracheal epithelial cultures. GenBank Acc No. AY380556. Abstract


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