Sample Listing of

Published references to UFI products


The lists below contain a sampling of links to published papers, book chapters, etc. in which use of a specific UFI product is cited in the abstract, the full text or both. The citations are organized by product type; you can also often link to citations for specific products of interest from the relevant product pages.

These lists are not intended to include all published references to UFI products, but just serve to show some of the uses researchers have found for our products. The citations were compiled in 2010 using Google™ searches with the keywords "UFI" and "Morro".

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Transducers


Fetrode™

Product Author (Year)   Title  
Fetrode Williamson, MJ et al (2005)   The Effect of Meals of Varying Nutritional Composition on Subjective and Physiological Markers of Nausea in Response to Optokinetic Motion  
Fetrode Muth, ER et al (1999)   Effect of Autonomic Nervous System Manipulations on Gastric Myoelectrical Activity and Emotional Responses in Healthy Human Subjects  

Model 1010 Piezo-electric Pulse Transducer

Product Author (Year)   Title  
1010 Frisbie, JH (2010)   Correction of orthostatic hypotension by respiratory effort  
1010 Davies, LN et al (2005)   Cognition, Ocular Accommodation, and Cardiovascular Function in Emmetropes and Late-Onset Myopes  
1010 Frisbie, JH and GVRK Sharma (2005)   Cheyne–Stokes respiration, periodic circulation, and pulsus alternans in spinal cord injury patients  
1010 Polan, ML et al (2003)   Female sexual arousal: a behavioral analysis  

Model 1020 Pulse Plethysmograph

Product Author (Year)   Title  
1020 Mann, AS and A Barreto (2009)   Exercise Evaluation from Blood Volume Pulse Signals Analyzed by Parametric Auto-Regressive Modeling  
1020 Giuliani, NR et al (2008)   The Up- and Down-Regulation of Amusement: Experiential, Behavioral, and Autonomic Consequences  
1020 Sturm, VE et al (2008)   Diminished Self-Conscious Emotional Responding in Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration Patients  
1020 Mauss, IB et al (2003)   Autonomic recovery and habituation in social anxiety  


Model 1030 Force Transducer

Product Author (Year)   Title  
1030 Jami, SA et al (2007)   Differential Classical Conditioning of the Gill-Withdrawal Reflex in Aplysia Recruits Both NMDA Receptor-Dependent Enhancement and NMDA Receptor-Dependent Depression of the Reflex  
1030 McHugh, D et al (2006)   Novel Compounds That Interact with Both Leukotriene B4 Receptors and Vanilloid TRPV1 Receptors  
1030 Sotiriadou, S et al (2006)   Soleus muscle force following downhill running in ovariectomized rats treated with estrogen  
1030 James, RS et al (2005)   Interindividual Differences in Leg Muscle Mass and Pyruvate Kinase Activity Correlate with Interindividual Differences in Jumping Performance of Hyla multilineata  
1030 Navas, CA et al (2004)   Morphological and physiological specialization for digging in amphisbaenians, an ancient lineage of fossorial vertebrates  
1030 Ross, RA et al (2002)   Pharmacological Characterization of the Anandamide Cyclooxygenase Metabolite: Prostaglandin E2 Ethanolamide  

Model 1132 Pneumotrace II™ Respiration Transducer

Product Author (Year)   Title  
1132 Ashley, C et al (2010)   Firing probability and mean firing rates of human muscle vasoconstrictor neurones are elevated during chronic asphyxia  
1132 Young, CN et al (2010)   Insulin enhances the gain of arterial baroreflex control of muscle sympathetic nerve activity in humans  
1132 Burton, AR et al (2009)   Effects of deep and superficial experimentally induced acute pain on muscle sympathetic nerve activity in human subjects  
1132 Doucet, S et al (2009)   The Secretion of Areolar (Montgomery’s) Glands from Lactating Women Elicits Selective, Unconditional Responses in Neonates  
1132 Kreibig, SD et al (2009)   Psychophysiological Effects of Emotional Responding to Goal Attainment  
1132 Fisher, JP et al (2007)   Exercise intensity influences cardiac baroreflex function at the onset of isometric exercise in humans  
1132 Macefield, VG et al (2006)   Neural sites involved in the sustained increase in muscle sympathetic nerve activity induced by inspiratory capacity apnea: a fMRI study  
1132 Wilson, TE et al (2005)   Dynamic autoregulation of cutaneous circulation: differential control in glabrous versus nonglabrous skin  
1132 Wilson, TE and CA Ray (2004)   Effect of thermal stress on the vestibulosympathetic reflexes in humans  
1132 Macefield, VG et al (2003)   Resting discharge of human muscle spindles is not modulated by increases in sympathetic drive  
1132 Feldman, JM et al (2002)   Defensiveness and Individual Response Stereotypy in Asthma  
1132 Soussignan, R (2002)   Duchenne Smile, Emotional Experience, and Autonomic Reactivity: A Test of the Facial Feedback Hypothesis  
1132 Slaap, BR (2001)   Heart rate variability as predictor of nonresponse to mirtazapine in panic disorder; a preliminary study  
1132 Lin, K-H et al (1999)   Cough Threshold in People With Spinal Cord Injuries  
1132 Lehrer, PM et al (1996)   Behavioral Task-Induced Bronchodilation in Asthma During Active and Passive Tasks: A Possible Cholinergic Link to Psychologically Induced Airway Changes  

Transducers in general

Product Author (Year)   Title  
Pressure transducer Aldridge, N et al (2010)   Chronic partial bladder outlet obstruction does not impair erectile function in male rats  
Pressure transducer Sun, C-K et al (2009)   Early Combined Treatment with Cilostazol and Bone Marrow-Derived Endothelial Progenitor Cells Markedly Attenuates Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Rats  
Pressure transducer Coste, J et al (2008)   A Role For Wind-Up in Trigeminal Sensory Processing: Intensity Coding of Nociceptive Stimuli in the Rat  
Pressure transducer Kompa, AR et al (2008)   Long-Term but Not Short-Term p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Inhibition Improves Cardiac Function and Reduces Cardiac Remodeling Post-Myocardial Infarction  
Pressure transducer Chen, X et al (2007)   The effects of salt-induced hypertension on alpha1-adrenoreceptor expression and cardiovascular physiology in the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)  
Pressure transducer Chen, X et al (2007)   Characterization and functional divergence of the alpha1-adrenoceptor gene family: insights from rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)  
Pressure transducer Sloots, KL et al (2007)   Warm nondepolarizing adenosine and lidocaine cardioplegia: Continuous versus intermittent delivery  
Pressure transducer Rajasekaran, M et al (2006)   MN-001, a novel oral anti-inflammatory agent, suppresses bladder hyperactivity in a rat model  
Strain gauge Ciaraldi, TP et al (2005)   Skeletal Muscle GLUT1 Transporter Protein Expression and Basal Leg Glucose Uptake Are Reduced in Type 2 Diabetes  
Pressure transducer Dobson, GP and MW Jones (2004)   Adenosine and lidocaine: a new concept in nondepolarizing surgical myocardial arrest, protection, and preservation  
Pressure transducer Dolinay, T et al (2004)   Inhaled Carbon Monoxide Confers Antiinflammatory Effects against Ventilator-induced Lung Injury  
Pressure transducer Frisbie, JH (2004)   Microvascular instability in tetraplegic patients: preliminary observations  
Pressure transducer Wilkes, N et al (2004)   Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibition synergizes rho-kinase antagonism and enhances erectile response in male hypertensive rats  
Pressure transducer Modun, D et al (2003)   Comparison of Protective Effects of Catechin Applied in Vitro and in Vivo on Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in the Isolated Rat Hearts  
Plethysmograph Ikizler, TA et al (2002)   Hemodialysis stimulates muscle and whole body protein loss and alters substrate oxidation  
Plethysmograph Pupim, LB et al (2002)   Intradialytic parenteral nutrition improves protein and energy homeostasis in chronic hemodialysis patients  
Pressure transducer Bernier, NJ et al (1999)   Cardiovascular control via angiotensin II and circulating catecholamines in the spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias  
Pressure transducer Bernier, NJ et al (1999)   Mediation of humoral catecholamine secretion by the renin–angiotensin system in hypotensive rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)  
Pressure transducer Powell, MD and SF Perry (1999)   Cardio-respiratory effects of chloramine-T exposure in rainbow trout  
Pressure transducer Portner,HO et al (1998)   ACID–BASE REGULATION, METABOLISM AND ENERGETICS IN SIPUNCULUS NUDUS AS A FUNCTION OF AMBIENT CARBON DIOXIDE LEVEL  
Pressure transducer Rohlfs, RJ et al (1998)   Arterial Blood Pressure Responses to Cell-free Hemoglobin Solutions and the Reaction with Nitric Oxide  

Electrodes and Accessories

Product Author (Year)   Title  
1090 Minhas, P et al (2010)   Electrodes for high-definition transcutaneous DC stimulation for applications in drug delivery and electrotherapy, including tDCS  
1081FG Nanbu, M et al (2010)   Impaired P50 suppression in fear extinction in obsessive–compulsive disorder  
1081HFD Brown, D et al (2009)   Do Japanese American Women Really Have Fewer Hot Flashes than European Americans? The Hilo Women's Health Study  
1081HFD Maki, PM et al (2009)   Effects of botanicals and combined hormone therapy on cognition in postmenopausal women  
1081FG Hoefer, M et al (2008)   Fear conditioning in frontotemporal lobar degeneration and Alzheimer’s disease  
1081HFD Maki, PM et al (2008)   Objective hot flashes are negatively related to verbal memory performance in midlife women  
1081FG Hubbard, JA et al (2002)   Observational, Physiological, and Self-Report Measures of Children's Anger: Relations to Reactive versus Proactive Aggression  

Bioamplifiers and Signal Conditioners


Model 2121 Custom Bioamplifier

Product Author (Year)   Title  
2121 Ruterbusch, VL et al (2005)   ONR/MARCORSYSCOM EVALUATION OF SELF-APPLIED TOURNIQUETS FOR COMBAT APPLICATIONS [Final Report]  
2121 Stern, RM et al (2004)   Electrogastrographic biofeedback: a technique for enhancing normal gastric activity  

Model 2122 Universal Bioamplifier

Product Author (Year)   Title  
2122 Colbert, AP et al (2008)   Skin Impedance Measurements for Acupuncture Research: Development of a Continuous Recording System  
2122 Bell, DJ and AR Jerrett (2002)   (WO-2002-038145) COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR SEDATING, ANAESTHETISING AND EUTHANASING AQUATIC ORGANISMS [international patent application]  

Model 2283FT Family of Fetrode™ Amplifiers

Product Author (Year)   Title  
2283 Ouyang, H et al (2002)   Electroacupuncture accelerates gastric emptying in association with changes in vagal activity  

Model 2701 BioDerm™ Skin Conductance Meter

Product Author (Year)   Title  
2701 Badami, R and M. VaezMousavi (2010)   Effect of Type of Feedback on the Relationship Between State Anxiety and Performance  
2701 Brown, LA et al (2002)   Is the Prioritization of Postural Control Altered in Conditions of Postural Threat in Younger and Older Adults?  
2701 Soussignan, R (2002)   Duchenne Smile, Emotional Experience, and Autonomic Reactivity: A Test of the Facial Feedback Hypothesis  

Model 2991 Impedance Converter

Product Author (Year)   Title  
2991 Bodo, M (2010)   Studies in Rheoencephalography (REG)  
2991 DCOE(2010)   Portable, Field-Based Devices for the Early Diagnosis of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury  
2991 Cooper, AS (2007)   Methods to measure circadian pattern in isolated adults  
2991 Braby, CE and GN Somero (2006)   Following the heart: temperature and salinity effects on heart rate in native and invasive species of blue mussels (genus Mytilus)  
2991 Gheshmy, A et al (2006)   Chronic hypercapnia modulates respiratory-related central pH/CO2 chemoreception in an amphibian, Bufo marinus  
2991 Stenseng, E et al (2005)   Evolutionary and Acclimation-Induced Variation in the Thermal Limits of Heart Function in Congeneric Marine Snails (Genus Tegula): Implications for Vertical Zonation  
2991 Bodo, M and FJ Pearce (2004)   Rheoencephalography (REG) as a Non-Invasive Monitoring Alternative for the Assessment of Brain Blood Flow  
2991 Dolezal, P et al (2004)   Novel Methods of Monitoring the Feeding Behavior of Homalodisca coagulata (Say) (Hemiptera; Cicadellidae)  
2991 Plymouth State University (2001)   Heart Rate and Locomotion in Lobster: The Effect of Time of Day  
2991 Dufort, CG et al (2001)   Detection of Salinity by the Lobster, Homarus americanus  
2991 Smits, AW et al (2000)   DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGES IN IN VIVO CARDIAC PERFORMANCE IN THE MOTH MANDUCA SEXTA  
2991 Mazzone, SB et al (1997)   Substance P Receptors in Brain Stem Respiratory Centers of the Rat: Regulation of NK1 Receptors by Hypoxia  

UFI THRIM™

Product Author (Year)   Title  
THRIM Bodo, M (2010)   Studies in Rheoencephalography (REG)  
THRIM DCOE (2010)   Portable, Field-Based Devices for the Early Diagnosis of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury  
THRIM Amoss, RT (2009)   Frontal Alpha and Beta EEG Power Asymmetry and Iowa Gambling Task Performance  
THRIM Chan, GSH et al (2007)   Change in Pulse Transit Time and Pre-Ejection Period During Head-Up Tilt-Induced Progressive Central Hypovolaemia  
THRIM Hill, JP et al (2007)   EVALUATION OF SELF-APPLIED TOURNIQUETS FOR COMBAT APPLICATIONS, SECOND PHASE  
THRIM Taneja, I et al (2007)   Differential effects of lower body negative pressure and upright tilt on splanchnic blood volume  
THRIM Ruterbusch, VL et al (2005)   ONR/MARCORSYSCOM EVALUATION OF SELF-APPLIED TOURNIQUETS FOR COMBAT APPLICATIONS [Final Report]  
THRIM Bodo, M and FJ Pearce (2004)   Rheoencephalography (REG) as a Non-Invasive Monitoring Alternative for the Assessment of Brain Blood Flow  
THRIM Self, DA et al (1996)   Differences in Mechanism Between Syncope Resulting from Rapid Onset Acceleration and Orthostatic Stress  
THRIM Tazawa, H et al (1994)   Embryonic Heart Rate in Altricial Birds, the Pigeon (Columba domestica) and the Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)  
THRIM Sherwood, A et al (1990)   Methodological Guidelines for Impedance Cardiography  

RESP1 Impedance Pneumograph

Product Author (Year)   Title  
RESP1 La Fountaine, MF et al (2010)   Intra-inter visit reproducibility of short-term linear and nonlinear measurement of heart rate variability in tetraplegia and neurologically intact controls  
RESP1 Stockard, TK et al (2007)   Blood oxygen depletion during rest-associated apneas of northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris)  
RESP1 Ponganis, PJ et al (2006)   Cardiac output and muscle blood flow during rest-associated apneas of elephant seals  
RESP1 Blumberg, MS et al (2002)   Effects of antihypertensive drugs on ultrasound production and cardiovascular responses in 15-day-old rats  

Bioamplifiers in general

Product Author (Year)   Title  
Bioamplifier Holloway, JL (2006)   Menstrual Cycle Phase and Gender Effects on Hippocampally Modulated Sensorimotor Processes: Classical Eyeblink Conditioning and PPI of the Acoustic Startle Response [master's thesis]  
Bioamplifier McCallum, RW et al (2006)   Mechanisms of High-Frequency Electrical Stimulation of the Stomach in Gastroparetic Patients  

Ambulatory Data Loggers


UFI BioLogs™

Product Author (Year)   Title  
3991 Meir, JU and PJ Ponganis (2009)   High-affinity hemoglobin and blood oxygen saturation in diving emperor penguins  
3991 Meir, JU et al (2008)   Heart rate regulation and extreme bradycardia in diving emperor penguins  
3991 Roth, WT et al (2008)   SYMPATHETIC ACTIVATION IN BROADLY DEFINED GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER  
3991 Kays, RW and M Wikelski(2007)   Review of the NSF Sponsored Animal Tracking and Physiological Monitoring Workshop [UFI cited in presentation by Stockard, TK and PJ Ponganis, "Monitoring blood chemistry in diving emperor penguins"]  
3991 Muth, ER and AN Elkins (2007)   High dose ondansetron for reducing motion sickness in highly susceptible subjects  
3991 Fishel, SR et al (2006)   Determining the resolution of a “real-time” arousal gauge  
3991 Rand, J et al (2006?)   Real-Time Correction of Heart Interbeat Intervals  
3991 Muth, ER et al (2005)   Developing an augmented cognition sensor for the operational environment: the wearable arousal meter  
3991 Simeonov, PI et al (2005)   Height Effects in Real and Virtual Environments  
3991 Stockard, TK et al (2005)   Air sac PO2 and oxygen depletion during dives of emperor penguins  
3991 Miller, KE and ER Muth (2004)   Efficacy of acupressure and acustimulation bands for the prevention of motion sickness  
3991 Ponganis, PJ et al (2004)   Deep dives and aortic temperatures of emperor penguins: new directions for bio-logging at the isolated dive hole  
3991 Ponganis, PJ et al (2003)   Regional heterothermy and conservation of core temperature in emperor penguins diving under sea ice  
3991 Hill, DA (2002)   Method of measuring consumer reaction while participating in a consumer activity - United States Patent 6453194  
3991 Hubbard, JA et al (2002)   Observational, Physiological, and Self-Report Measures of Children's Anger: Relations to Reactive versus Proactive Aggression  
3991 Wang, S-M et al (2002)   Music and Preoperative Anxiety: A Randomized, Controlled Study  
3991 Ponganis, PJ et al (2001)   Temperature regulation in emperor penguins foraging under sea ice  
3991 Muth, ER et al (2000)   The experience of nausea during sustained hyper-gravity flight with negligible angular velocity  

Model 3991 Hot Flash Monitor BioLogs™

Product Author (Year)   Title  
Hot Flash Monitor Sievert, LL et al (2010)   Diurnal rhythm and concordance between objective and subjective hot flashes: the Hilo Women's Health Study  
Hot Flash Monitor Thurston, RC et al (2010)   Support Vector Machines to improve physiologic hot flash measures: Application to the ambulatory setting  
Hot Flash Monitor Brown, D et al (2009)   Do Japanese American Women Really Have Fewer Hot Flashes than European Americans? The Hilo Women's Health Study  
Hot Flash Monitor Hanisch, LJ et al (2009)   Comparison of Objective and Patient-Reported Hot Flash Measures in Men with Prostate Cancer  
Hot Flash Monitor Maki, PM et al (2009)   Effects of botanicals and combined hormone therapy on cognition in postmenopausal women  
Hot Flash Monitor Otte, JL et al (2009)   Comparison of Subjective and Objective Hot Flash Measures Over Time Among Breast Cancer Survivors Initiating Aromatase Inhibitor Therapy  
Hot Flash Monitor Carpenter, JS and KL Rand (2008)   Modeling the hot flash experience in breast cancer survivors  
Hot Flash Monitor Dormire, SL and R Bongiovanni (2008)   Norepinephrine activity, as measured by MHPG, is associated with menopausal hot flushes  
Hot Flash Monitor Maki, PM et al (2008)   Objective hot flashes are negatively related to verbal memory performance in midlife women  
Hot Flash Monitor Sievert, LL et al (2008)   Patterns of occurrence and concordance between subjective and objective hot flashes among Muslim and Hindu women in Sylhet, Bangladesh  
Hot Flash Monitor Booth-LaForce, C et al (2007)   A pilot study of a Hatha yoga treatment for menopausal symptoms  
Hot Flash Monitor Carpenter, JS et al (2007)   Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Hot Flashes  
Hot Flash Monitor Hanisch, LJ et al (2007)   Validation of sternal skin conductance for detection of hot flashes in prostate cancer survivors  
Hot Flash Monitor Sievert, LL (2007)   Variation in sweating patterns: implications for studies of hot flashes through skin conductance  
Hot Flash Monitor Thurston, RC et al (2006)   Association Between Hot Flashes, Sleep Complaints, and Psychological Functioning Among Healthy Menopausal Women  
Hot Flash Monitor Carpenter, JS (2005)   Physiological Monitor for Assessing Hot Flashes  
Hot Flash Monitor Carpenter, JS et al (2005)   Is sternal skin conductance monitoring a valid measure of hot flash intensity or distress?  
Hot Flash Monitor Thurston, RC et al (2005)   Emotional Antecedents of Hot Flashes During Daily Life  
Hot Flash Monitor Carpenter, JS et al (2004)   Accuracy of Subjective Hot Flush Reports Compared With Continuous Sternal Skin Conductance Monitoring  
Hot Flash Monitor Carpenter, JS et al (2004)   Hot flashes, core body temperature, and metabolic parameters in breast cancer survivors  
Hot Flash Monitor Carpenter, JS et al (2004)   Sleep, fatigue, and depressive symptoms in breast cancer survivors and matched healthy women experiencing hot flashes  
Hot Flash Monitor Savard, J et al (2004)   The Association Between Nocturnal Hot Flashes and Sleep in Breast Cancer Survivors  
Hot Flash Monitor Carpenter, JS et al (2002)   A Pilot Study of Magnetic Therapy for Hot Flashes After Breast Cancer  
Hot Flash Monitor Dormire, SL and JS Carpenter (2002)   An alternative to Unibase/ glycol as an effective nonhydrating electrolyte medium for the measurement of electrodermal activity  
Hot Flash Monitor Sievert, LL et al (2002)   Measurement of hot flashes by sternal skin conductance and subjective hot flash report in Puebla, Mexico  
Hot Flash Monitor Carpenter, JS et al (2001)   Circadian rhythm of objectively recorded hot flashes in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors  
Hot Flash Monitor Carpenter, JS et al (1999)   Feasibility and Psychometrics of an Ambulatory Hot Flash Monitoring Device  

BAERCOM™ Hearing Tester


Product Author (Year)   Title  
BAERCOM Webb, AA et al (2006)   Brainstem auditory evoked responses and ophthalmic findings in llamas and alpacas in eastern Canada  

PC-based Instruments


Model SC-2000 Simple Scope™

Product Author (Year)   Title  
Simple Scope Machado-Moreira, CA et al (2009)   Sweat gland recruitment following thermal and psychological stimuli  

Model SRS2004/d Four-Channel Data Recorder

Product Author (Year)   Title  
SRS2004/d Diego, M et al (2008)   Temperature Increases in Preterm Infants During Massage Therapy  

Multi-subject systems


Product Author (Year)   Title  
MSDCS Harrington, N (2010)   EMG Validity Study [research in progress]  

Test Instruments


Model 1089 Checktrodes™

Product Author (Year)   Title  
Checktrode Jovanovic, T et al (2010)   IMPAIRED FEAR INHIBITION IS A BIOMARKER OF PTSD BUT NOT DEPRESSION  
Checktrode Jovanovic, T et al (2009)   Fear potentiation is associated with hypothalamic—pituitary—adrenal axis function in PTSD  
Checktrode Ellis, JB et al (2008)   The Influence of Stuttering Severity on Acoustic Startle Responses  
Checktrode Radin, D and E Lobach (2007)   Toward Understanding the Placebo Effect: Investigating a Possible Retrocausal Factor  
Checktrode Conrad, A (2006)   Psychophysiological Effects of Applied Relaxation in Generalized Anxiety Disorder [dissertation]  
Checktrode Radin, DI (2004)   Event-Related Electroencephalographic Correlations Between Isolated Human Subjects  
Checktrode Werner, SI et al (1993)   Biomechanics of the Elbow during Baseball Pitching  

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