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Smooth muscle (tissue)

Known as: Smooth muscle tissue, Smooth Muscle, Muscles, Smooth 
Unstriated and unstriped muscle, one of the muscles of the internal organs, blood vessels, hair follicles, etc. Contractile elements are elongated… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Aortic aneurysms are a common vascular disease in Western populations that can involve virtually any portion of the aorta… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Ca2+ sensitivity of smooth muscle and nonmuscle myosin II reflects the ratio of activities of myosin light-chain kinase (MLCK) to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Human blastocyst-derived, pluripotent cell lines are described that have normal karyotypes, express high levels of telomerase… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abnormal smooth-muscle contractility may be a major cause of disease states such as hypertension, and a smooth-muscle relaxant… Expand
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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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Review
1994
Review
1994
Smooth muscle cells in the walls of many organs are vital for most bodily functions, and their abnormalities contribute to a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Granulation tissue fibroblasts (myofibroblasts) develop several ultrastructural and biochemical features of smooth muscle (SM… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Domestic politics and international relations are often inextricably entangled, but existing theories (particularly “state… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
A monoclonal antibody (anti-alpha sm-1) recognizing exclusively alpha- smooth muscle actin was selected and characterized after… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Despite its very potent vasodilating action in vivo, acetylcholine (ACh) does not always produce relaxation of isolated… Expand
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