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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… 
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Human blastocyst-derived, pluripotent cell lines are described that have normal karyotypes, express high levels of telomerase… 
Review
1993
Review
1993
  • R. Ross
  • Nature
  • 1993
  • Corpus ID: 4282916
Atherosclerosis, the principal cause of heart attack, stroke and gangrene of the extremities, is responsible for 50% of all… 
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Granulation tissue fibroblasts (myofibroblasts) develop several ultrastructural and biochemical features of smooth muscle (SM… 
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We have studied the expression of alpha-smooth muscle actin, smooth muscle myosin, and desmin in granulation tissue during the… 
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The objective of this study was to determine whether nitric oxide (NO) is responsible for the vascular smooth muscle relaxation… 
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Despite its very potent vasodilating action in vivo, acetylcholine (ACh) does not always produce relaxation of isolated… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Endothelial cells were isolated from freshly obtained human umbilical cords by collagenase digestion of the interior of the…