Neural influences on sonic hedgehog and apoptosis in the rat penis.

Abstract

The role of sonic hedgehog (SHH) in maintaining corpora cavernosal morphology in the adult penis has been established; however, the mechanism of how SHH itself is regulated remains unclear. Since decreased SHH protein is a cause of smooth muscle apoptosis and erectile dysfunction (ED) in the penis, and SHH treatment can suppress cavernous nerve (CN) injury… (More)
DOI: 10.1095/biolreprod.107.064766

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@article{Bond2008NeuralIO, title={Neural influences on sonic hedgehog and apoptosis in the rat penis.}, author={Christopher Bond and Yi Tang and Carol A. Podlasek}, journal={Biology of reproduction}, year={2008}, volume={78 5}, pages={947-56} }