Grant Butt

Co-director (Dunedin)

Specialisation

Publications

Hamilton, L.L., & Butt, A.G. (2013). Glucose transport into everted sacs of the small intestine of mice - Sourcebook of Laboratory Activities in Physiology. Advances in Physiology Education, in press.
Schultz, M., & Butt, A.G. (2012). Is the north to south gradient in inflammatory bowel disease a global phenomenon? Expert Reviews in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 6(4): 445-7.
Fan, S., Harfoot, N., Bartolo, R.C., & Butt, A.G. (2012). CFTR is restricted to a small population of high expresser cells that provide a forskolin-sensitive transepithelial Cl- conductance in the proximal colon of the possum, Trichosurus vulpecula. Journal of Experimental Biology, 215: 1218-1230. Selected by F100 "http://f1000.com/prime/717961687?bd=1"
Gill, M., Bartolo, R.C., Demmers, K., Harfoot, H., Fan, S. & Butt, A.G. (2011). The distribution and expression of CFTR restricts electrogenic anion secretion to the ileum of the brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula. Journal of Experimental Biology 214, 1943-1954 (2011).
Al-Salami, H., Butt, G., Tucker, I., Glocorbin, DS. & Mikov, M. (2011). Probiotics decreased the bioavailability of the bile acid analog, monoketocholic acid, when coadministered with gliclazide, in healthy but not diabetic rats. European Journal of Drug Metabolism and Kinetics DOI: 10.1007/s13318-011-0060-y
Schultz, M., Roberts, R.L. & Butt, A.G. (2010). Understanding probiotic treatment strategies in inflammatory bowel disease - with a special emphasis on the intestinal barrier. European Gastroenterology and Hepatology Review 6, 58 - 65.
Ke, Y., Butt, A.G., Swart, M., Liu, Y-.F, McDonald, F.J. (2010) COMMD1 downregulates the epithelial sodium channel through Nedd4-2. American Journal of Physiology, Renal Physiology, 298, F1445-F1456.
Demmers, K.J., Carter, D., Fan, S., Mao, P., Maqbool, N., McLeod, B.J., Bartolo, R., & Butt, A.G. (2010) Molecular and functional characterisation of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) from the Australian common brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 180: 545-561. DOI: 10.1007/s00360-009-0433-6.
Schultz, M., & Butt, A.G. (2010) E. coli (Nissle) 1917 in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. Practical Gastroenterology Series 60, 11 - 16.
Bartolo, R.C., Harfoot, N., Gill, M., McLeod, B., & Butt, G. (2009) Secretagogues stimulate electrogenic HCO3- secretion in the ileum of the brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula. Evidence for the role of a NaHCO3 cotransporter. Journal of Experimental Biology, 212, 2645-2655.
Bartolo, R.C., Harfoot, N., Gill, M., Demmers, K., McLeod, B., & Butt A.G. (2009) Electrogenic Cl- secretion does not occur in the ileum of the Australian common brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula, due to low levels of expression of the NaK2Cl cotransporter, NKCC1. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 179(8): 997-1010. DOI 10.1007/s00360-009-0379-8.
Al-Salami, H., Butt, G., Tucker, I., Fawcett, P.J., Golocorbin-Kon, S., Mikov, I., & Mikov, M. (2009) Gliclazide reduces MKC intestinal transport in healthy but not diabetic rats. European Journal of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, 34(1): 43-50.
Al-Salami, H., Butt, G., Tucker, I., Skrbic, R., Golocorbin-Kon, S., & Mikov, M. (2008) Probiotic treatment proceeded by a single dose of bile acid and gliclazide exert the most hypoglycemic effect in a rat model of type 1 diabetic rats. Medical Hypothesis and Research Journal, 4: 93-101.
Al-Salami, H., Butt, G., Fawcett, P., Tucker, I., Golocorbin-Kon, S., Skrbic, R., & Mikov, M. (2008) Probiotic treatment reduces blood glucose levels and increases systemic absorption of gliclazide in diabetic rats. European Journal for Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, 33(2): 101-106.
Al-Salami, H., Butt, G., Tucker, I., & Mikov, M. (2008) Influence of the semisynthetic bile acid (MKC) on the ileal permeation of gliclazide in healthy and diabetic rats. Pharmacological Reports, 60: 532-541.
Al-Salami, H., Butt, G., Tucker, I., & Mikov, M. (2008) Influence of semisynthetic bile acid MKC on the ileal permeation of gliclazide in vitro in healthy and diabetic rats treated with probiotics. Methods and Findings in Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, 30: 1-7.Al-Salami, H., Butt, G., Tucker, I., Skrbic, R., Golocorbin-Kon, S., & Mikov, M. (2008) Probiotic pre-treatment reduces gliclazide permeation (ex vivo) in healthy rats but increases it in diabetic rats to the level seen in untreated healthy rats. Archives of Drug Information, 1: 35-41.