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Myocytes, Smooth Muscle

Known as: Smooth muscle tissue cell, Myocyte, Smooth Muscle, Smooth Muscle Myocytes 
Non-striated, elongated, spindle-shaped cells found lining the digestive tract, uterus, and blood vessels. They are derived from specialized… Expand
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Aortic aneurysms are a common vascular disease in Western populations that can involve virtually any portion of the aorta… Expand
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2019
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2019
Homocysteine (Hcy) is a sulfur-containing amino acid that is generated during methionine metabolism. Physiologic Hcy levels are… Expand
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2019
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Medial vascular calcification has emerged as a putative key factor contributing to the excessive cardiovascular mortality of… Expand
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2019
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2019
Endothelial to mesenchymal transition (EndMT) is a process whereby an endothelial cell undergoes a series of molecular events… Expand
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2019
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2019
Vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) proliferation plays a critical role in atherosclerosis. At the beginning of the pathologic… Expand
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2018
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2018
The insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1) signaling pathway has emerged as a major regulator of the aging process, from rodents to… Expand
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2018
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2018
Obesity is an emerging pandemic driven by consumption of a diet rich in fat and highly refined carbohydrates (a Western diet) and… Expand
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2018
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2018
Aging is a major risk factor in the development of chronic diseases affecting various tissues including the cardiovascular system… Expand
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2018
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2018
The incidence and prevalence of diabetes mellitus is rapidly increasing worldwide at an alarming rate. Type 2 diabetes mellitus… Expand
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2017
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2017
Repetitive, calcium-mediated contractile activity renders cardiomyocytes critically dependent on a sustained energy supply and… Expand
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