Adventitia

Known as: Adventitia, Tunica, Tunica Adventitia, Tunica Externa 
The outer connective tissue layer of the blood vessel wall. The adventitia consists of longitudinally arranged collagen fibers, elastic fibers… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
We previously demonstrated that human pericytes, which encircle capillaries and microvessels, give rise in culture to genuine… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Mechanical properties of the adventitia are largely determined by the organization of collagen fibers. Measurements on the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We characterize a sonic hedgehog (Shh) signaling domain restricted to the adventitial layer of artery wall that supports resident… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Traditional concepts of vascular inflammation are considered "inside-out" responses centered on the monocyte adhesion and lipid… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Recent evidence indicates that vascular progenitor cells may be the source of smooth muscle cells (SMCs) that accumulate in… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The vascular adventitia is activated in a variety of cardiovascular disease states and has recently been shown to be a barrier to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Histamine, a product of mast cells, is an effective vasoconstrictor of atherosclerotic coronary arteries. Because it… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The purpose of this study was to determine whether superoxide anion is produced endogenously in the rat aortic adventitia and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Superoxide anion (O2-) plays a key role in the endogenous suppression of endothelium-derived nitric oxide (NO) bioactivity and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
A study in vitro of specimens of human aortic and common carotid arteries was carried out to determine the feasibility of direct… (More)
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