Lipid second messengers and cell signaling in vascular wall

@article{Prokazova2007LipidSM,
  title={Lipid second messengers and cell signaling in vascular wall},
  author={Nina V. Prokazova and Nelya N. Samovilova and Natalia K Golovanova and E V Gracheva and A. A. Korotaeva and Elena R. Andreeva},
  journal={Biochemistry (Moscow)},
  year={2007},
  volume={72},
  pages={797-808}
}
Agonists of cellular receptors, such as receptor tyrosine kinases, G protein-coupled receptors, cytokine receptors, etc., activate phospholipases (Cγ, Cβ, A2, D), sphingomyelinase, and phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase. This produces active lipid metabolites, some of which are second messengers: inositol trisphosphate, diacylglycerides, ceramide, and phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate. These universal mechanisms are involved in signal transduction to maintain blood vessel functions… 
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