Myoendothelial contacts in the thoracic aorta of rat fetuses.

  title={Myoendothelial contacts in the thoracic aorta of rat fetuses.},
  author={Jorge A Sosa-Melgarejo and Celia L Berry},
  journal={The Journal of pathology},
  volume={166 3},
There is increasing documentation of the presence of endothelial-smooth muscle communication in both small and large arteries. We have found that morphological evidence of these contacts appears early in development. Intimate contacts between endothelial and muscle cells in the thoracic aorta of normal rat fetuses have been studied with transmission… CONTINUE READING