Role of Intrinsic Arachidonate Metabolites in the Vascular Action of Erythrocyte Breakdown Products

  • Published 2005


In helically-cut strips of dog basilar and mesenteric arteries, the isometric tension developed by application of ghost-free hemolysate from dog erythrocytes was recorded. The hemolysate contracted basilar arteries in a concentration-dependent fashion, the response being attenuated by treatment with either aspirin or polyphloretin phosphate, a prostaglandin… (More)

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