Role of endothelium in magnesium-induced relaxation of rat aorta

@article{Ebeigbe1987RoleOE,
  title={Role of endothelium in magnesium-induced relaxation of rat aorta},
  author={Anthony B. Ebeigbe and Chukwuemeka Peter Aloamaka},
  journal={Research in Experimental Medicine},
  year={1987},
  volume={187},
  pages={25-31}
}
SummaryThe role of endothelium in the relaxation of rat aortic smooth muscle to raised extracellular magnesium concentration (Mg2+)o has been examined.Following contractile responses to norepinephrine (NE) or high-K+ in Mg2+-free media, cumulative increases in (Mg2+)o caused concentration-dependent relaxations in intact (+ E) as well as endothelium-denuded (− E) strips. In NE-stimulated strips, Mg2+-induced relaxation was significantly greater in + E strips, whereas the reverse was the case in… 
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