Gabriel J Hauser

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Neuropeptide Y (1-36), NPY, is a sympathetic vasoconstrictor whose activities in blood vessels is determined by the presence of vasoconstrictive Y1 receptors and the enzyme dipeptidyl peptidase IV (DPPIV), which converts NPY to non-vasoconstrictive peptides. While the role of the NPY system has been established during cold water stress, its role in(More)
Blastomyces dermatitidis is a fungus that is found primarily in endemic areas of the midwestern and southcentral USA. Blastomycosis pneumonia may develop after the inhalation of spores. While blastomycosis may lead to acute or chronic pneumonitis, it will rarely result in the development of the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). In this situation,(More)
Neuropeptide-Y (NPY) is a sympathetic cotransmitter, which causes vasoconstriction, decreases coronary blood flow and decreases cardiac output. Circulating immunoreactive NPY (ir-NPY) levels increase with exercise, in patients admitted to the coronary care unit, and during thoracic surgery, and may play a role in postoperative hemodynamics. We studied(More)
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