Sabatino Ventura

Dr

1993 …2020
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Research Output 1993 2018

2018

Toward better treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Ventura, S., 1 Jul 2018, In : American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology. 315, 1, p. F138-F139 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

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2017

Factors influencing biased agonism in recombinant cells expressing the human α1A-adrenoceptor

da Silva Junior, E. D., Sato, M., Merlin, J., Broxton, N., Hutchinson, D. S., Ventura, S., Evans, B. A. & Summers, R. J., 1 Jul 2017, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 174, 14, p. 2318-2333 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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2016

High expression of TROP2 characterizes different cell subpopulations in androgen-sensitive and androgenindependent prostate cancer cells

Xie, J., Mølck, C., Paquet-Fifield, S., Butler, L., Australian Prostate Cancer BioResource, Sloan, E., Ventura, S. & Hollande, F., 7 Jun 2016, In : Oncotarget. 7, 28, p. 44492-44504 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
2015

Development of a P2X1-purinoceptor mediated contractile response in the aged mouse prostate gland through slowing down of ATP breakdown

White, C. W., Short, J. L., Evans, R. J. & Ventura, S., 2015, In : Neurourology and Urodynamics. 34, 3, p. 292-298 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tamsulosin modulates, but does not abolish the spontaneous activity in the guinea pig prostate gland

Chakrabarty, B., Dey, A., Lam, M. H-S., Ventura, S. & Exintaris, B., 2015, In : Neurourology and Urodynamics. 34, 5, p. 482-488 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2014

Pharmacological characterization and chemical fractionation of a liposterolic extract of saw palmetto (Serenoa repens): Effects on rat prostate contractility

Chua, T., Eise, N., Simpson, J. S. & Ventura, S., 2014, In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 152, 2, p. 283 - 291 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The synthesis and biological evaluation of multifunctionalised derivatives of noscapine as cytotoxic agents

Debono, A. J., Mistry, S. J., Xie, A., Muthiah, D., Phillips, J. R., Ventura, S., Callaghan, R., Pouton, C. W., Capuano, B. & Scammells, P. J., 2014, In : ChemMedChem. 9, 2, p. 399 - 410 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2013

Age-related changes in the innervation of the prostate gland: implications for prostate cancer initiation and progression

White, C. W., Xie, J. H. & Ventura, S., Jul 2013, In : Organogenesis. 9, 3, p. 206-215 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

A novel androgen signalling pathway uses dihydrotestosterone, but not testosterone, to activate the EGF receptor signalling cascade in prostate stromal cells

Oliver, V. L., Poulios, K., Ventura, S. & Haynes, J. M., 2013, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 170, 3, p. 592 - 601 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Does the autonomic nervous system contribute to the initiation and progression of prostate cancer?

Ventura, S. & Evans, B. A., 2013, In : Asian Journal of Andrology. 15, 6, p. 715 - 716 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Functional characterization on invertebrate and vertebrate tissues of tachykinin peptides from octopus venoms

Ruder, T., Ali, S. A., Ormerod, K., Brust, A., Roymanchadi, M-L., Ventura, S., Undheim, E. A. B., Jackson, T. N. W., Mercier, A. J., King, G. F., Alewood, P. F. & Fry, B. G., 2013, In : Peptides. 47, p. 71 - 76 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Male contraception via simultaneous knockout of a1A-adrenoceptors and P2X1-purinoceptors in mice

White, C. W., Choong, Y-T., Short, J. L., Exintaris, B., Malone, D. T., Allen, A. M., Evans, R. J. & Ventura, S., 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110, 51, p. 20825 - 20830 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Rho kinase activation mediates adrenergic and cholinergic smooth muscle contractile responses in the mouse prostate gland

White, C. W., Short, J. L. & Ventura, S., 2013, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 721, p. 313 - 321 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2012

Identification and profiling of novel alpha 1(A)-adrenoceptor-CXC chemokine receptor 2 heteromer

Mustafa, S., See, H. B., Seeber, R., Armstrong, S. P., White, C., Ventura, S., Ayoub, M. A. & Pfleger, K., 2012, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287, 16, p. 12952 - 12965 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Synthesis and biological evaluation of N-substituted noscapine analogues

Debono, A. J., Xie, J. H., Ventura, S., Pouton, C. W., Capuano, B. & Scammells, P. J., 2012, In : ChemMedChem. 7, 12, p. 2122 - 2133 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

What makes the a 1A-adrenoceptor gene express the a 1L-adrenoceptor functional phenotype?

Ventura, S., 2012, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 165, 5, p. 1223 - 1225 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

2011

Contractility and pacemaker cells in the prostate gland

Nguyen, D-T., Dey, A., Lang, R., Ventura, S. & Exintaris, B., 2011, In : Journal of Urology. 185, 1, p. 347 - 351 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Contractions of the Mouse Prostate Elicited by Acetylcholine Are Mediated by M(3) Muscarinic Receptors

White, C., Short, J., Haynes, J., Matsui, M. & Ventura, S., 2011, In : Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 339, 3, p. 870 - 877 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ethanol extracts of saw palmetto contain the indirectly acting sympathomimetic: tyramine

Chua, T., Simpson, J. & Ventura, S., 2011, In : Prostate. 71, 1, p. 71 - 80 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Novel drug targets for the pharmacotherapy of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

Ventura, S., Oliver, V., White, C., Xie, A., Haynes, J. & Exintaris, B., 2011, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 163, 5, p. 891 - 907 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2010

Androgens regulate adenylate cyclase activity and intracellular calciumin stromal cells derived from human prostate

Oliver, V. L., Anderson, C. J., Ventura, S. & Haynes, J. M., 2010, In : Prostate. 70, p. 1222 - 1232 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Characterisation of the prostanoid receptor mediating inhibition of smooth muscle contractility in the rat prostate gland

Tokanovic, S., White, C., Malone, D. T., Exintaris, B. & Ventura, S., 2010, In : Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology. 381, p. 321 - 328 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Extracts of bark from the traditional Chinese herb Phellodendron amurense inhibit contractility of the isolated rat prostate gland

Xu, Y. H. & Ventura, S., 2010, In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 127, 1, p. 196 - 199 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Isoflavones isolated from red clover (Trifolium pratense) inhibit smooth muscle contraction of the isolated rat prostate gland

Brandi, A., Simpson, J. & Ventura, S., 2010, In : Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology. 17, 11, p. 895 - 901 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2009

The use of popular movies during lectures to aid the teaching and learning of undergraduate pharmacology

Ventura, S. & Onsman, A., 2009, In : Medical Teacher. 31, 7, p. 662 - 664 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2008

Targeted disruption of the A2A adenosine receptor reduces in-vitro prostate contractility in mature mice

Gray, K. T., Short, J. L., Ledent, C. & Ventura, S., 2008, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 592, 1-3, p. 151 - 157 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The alpha1A-adrenoceptor gene is required for the alpha1L-adrenoceptor-mediated response in isolated preparations of the mouse prostate

Gray, K. T., Short, J. L. & Ventura, S., 2008, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 155, 1, p. 103 - 109 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2007

Stimulation of epithelial CB1 receptors inhibits contractions of the rat prostate gland

Tokanovic, S., Malone, D. T. & Ventura, S., 2007, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 150, 2, p. 227 - 234 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The effects of targeted deletion of the aromatase enzyme on prostatic contractile responses to noradrenaline in mice

Gray, K. T., Short, J. L., Simpson, E. R. & Ventura, S., 2007, In : Journal of Endocrinology. 195, 3, p. 495 - 502 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2006

Age-dependent changes in neurotransmission to the fibromuscular stroma of the guinea-pig prostate gland

Scott, H. (ed.), Buljubasich, R., Burnstock, G. & Ventura, S., 2006, p. 404 - 404. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

Age-dependent changes in neurotransmission to the fibromuscular stroma of the guinea-pig prostate gland

Haynes, J. (ed.), Buljubasich, R., Burnstock, G., Rose'Meyer, R. (ed.) & Ventura, S., 2006, p. 15 - 15. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

alpha1L-Adrenoceptors mediate contractions of the isolated mouse prostate

Gray, K. T. & Ventura, S., 2006, In : European Journal of Pharmacology. 540, 1-3, p. 155 - 161 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cannabinoids inhibit rat prostate smooth muscle contractility via epithelial CB1 receptors

Tokanovic, S., Malone, D. T. & Ventura, S., 2006, p. 373 - 373. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

Extracts of saw palmetto have indirectly acting sympatomimetic effects in the rat prostrate gland

Ventura, S., Cao, N. & Haynes, J. M., 2006, p. 336 - 336. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

Fractionation of saw palmetto extracts and bioassay of fractions in isolated rat prostate gland

Scott, H. (ed.), Chua, T., Simpson, J. S. & Ventura, S., 2006, p. 407 - 407. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

How do we improve skills required for critical thinking in pharmacy students?

Short, J. L., Exintaris, B., White, P. J. & Ventura, S., 2006, p. 9 - 9. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

Lack of contribution of P2X receptors to neurally mediated vasoconstriction in the rabbit kidney in vivo

Eppel, G. A., Ventura, S., Denton, K. M. & Evans, R. G., 2006, In : Acta Physiologica. 186, 3, p. 197 - 207 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

NF449 inhibits nerve-mediated contractions of guinea-pig prostatic smooth muscle

Buljubasich, R., Burnstock, G. & Ventura, S., 2006, p. -. 0 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

NF449 inhibits nerve-mediated contractions of guinea-pig prostatic smooth muscle

Buljubasich, R., Burnstock, G. & Ventura, S., 2006, p. 258 - 258. 1 p.

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Noradrenaline induced contractile activity in the isolated mouse prostate gland is mediated by alpha1L-adrenoceptors

Minneman, K. (ed.), Gray, K. T. & Ventura, S., 2006, p. 35 - 35. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

Regional vascular responses to ATP and ATP analogues in the rabbit kidney in vivo: roles for adenosine receptors and prostanoids

Eppel, G. A., Ventura, S. & Evans, R. G., 2006, In : British Journal of Pharmacology. 149, 5, p. 523 - 531 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Saw palmetto is an indirectly acting sympathomimetic in the rat-isolated prostate gland

Cao, N., Haynes, J. M. & Ventura, S., 2006, In : Prostate. 66, 2, p. 115 - 123 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Stimulation of epithelial CB1 receptors inhibits contractions of the rat prostate gland

Scott, H. (ed.), Tokanovic, S., Malone, D. T. & Ventura, S., 2006, p. 157 - 157. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

The effect of cannabinoids on smooth muscle contractility of the rat prostate

Tokanovic, S., Malone, D. T. & Ventura, S., 2006, p. 179 - 179. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

The use of popular movies in the teaching of pharmacology

Ventura, S., 2006, p. 26 - 26. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

Unchanged prostate contractility in the aromatase knockout (ArKO) mouse: Comparison between wildtype, heterozygous and mutant mice

Gray, K. T., Short, J. L., Simpson, E. & Ventura, S., 2006, p. 373 - 373. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther