R Scivoletto

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Although female sex hormones may attenuate endothelial dysfunction in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) by increasing endothelium-derived relaxing factors (EDRFs), the influence of ovarian hormones on the generation of endothelium-derived contracting factors (EDCFs) remains unknown. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of estrogen and(More)
We designed experiments to study the interaction of activated rat peritoneal neutrophils with aortas from spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) compared with those from normotensive rats. In aortic rings precontracted with phenylephrine, neutrophils obtained from normotensive rats caused a cell number-dependent relaxation of normotensive rat aorta with or(More)
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