Sylvia J. Thomas

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The concept of endothelium-derived relaxing factor (EDRF) put forward in 1980 by Furchgott and Zawadzki implies that nitric oxide (NO) produced by NO synthase (NOS) in the endothelium diffuses to the underlying vascular smooth muscle, where it modulates vascular tone as well as vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) proliferation by increasing cGMP formation(More)
  • Paris W Vachon, Paul Adlakha, Howard Edel, Michael Henschel, Bruce Ramsay, Dean Flett +3 others
  • 1999
ith Radarsat-1 presently in operation and Radarsat-2 approved, Canada is starting to develop synthetic aperture radar (SAR) applications that require imagery on an operational schedule. Sea ice surveillance is now a proven near–real-time application, and new marine and coastal roles for SAR imagery are emerging. Although some image quality and calibration(More)
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