David G. Butler

faculty_img Academic Title: Professor Emeritus

Campus: St. George

CSB Appointment: Full

Primary Undergraduate Department:
Cell & Systems Biology

Graduate Programs:
Cell & Systems Biology

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Education:
Ph.D. University of Sheffield; D.Sc. University of Sheffield
M.Sc. University of British Columbia;

 

Mailing Address
Department of Cell & Systems Biology
University of Toronto
25 Harbord St.
Toronto, ON M5S 3G5
Canada

 

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Email: david.butler@utoronto.ca
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Research Areas
Animal Biology
Physiology

 

Research

Dr. Butler is interested in the following areas of research: (1) hormonal control of osmoregulation in aquatic vertebrates; (2) co-evolution of the RAS (renin-angiotensin system) and sympathetic nervous systems in vertebrate animals; (3) Evolution of the structure and function of the vertebrate adrenal cortex; (4) Hormonal control of cardiovascular function in fishes and birds.

 

Publications

2006

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Pressor responses to alligator Angiotensin I and some analogs in the spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus).Butler DG.Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 2006 Jun;147(2):150-7
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2005

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Renal responses to mesotocin in Western painted turtles compared with the antidiuretic response to arginine vasotocin.Butler DG, Snitman FS.Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 2005 Nov;144(2):101-9
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2002

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Hypertonic fluids are secreted by medial and lateral segments in duck (Anas platyrhynchos) nasal salt glands.Butler DG.J. Physiol. (Lond.) 2002 May;540(Pt 3):1039-46
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