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Muscle, Smooth, Vascular

Known as: Vascular Smooth Muscles, Muscles, Vascular Smooth, Vascular Smooth Muscle 
The nonstriated involuntary muscle tissue of blood vessels.
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The focus of this review is to provide an overview of the current state of knowledge of molecular mechanisms/processes that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Vascular calcification is a common finding in atherosclerosis and a serious problem in diabetic and uremic patients. Because of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Development of a vascular system involves the assembly of two principal cell types - endothelial cells and vascular smooth muscle… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
  • G. Owens
  • Physiological reviews
  • 1995
  • Corpus ID: 23020369
The vascular smooth muscle cell (SMC) in mature animals is a highly specialized cell whose principal function is contraction. The… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The signaling pathways involved in the long-term metabolic effects of angiotensin II (Ang II) in vascular smooth muscle cells are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
NITRIC oxide is the major endothelium-derived relaxing factor (EDRF)1–3, and it is thought to relax smooth muscle cells by… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Endothelium-derived relaxing factor has been recently identified as nitric oxide. The purpose of this study was to determine if… Expand
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Review
1983
Review
1983
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Despite its very potent vasodilating action in vivo, acetylcholine (ACh) does not always produce relaxation of isolated… Expand
Review
1977
Review
1977
  • A. Fleckenstein
  • Annual review of pharmacology and toxicology
  • 1977
  • Corpus ID: 32330609
The essential connection of the basic physiological processes of excitation and contraction with transmembrane movements of Na, K… Expand