Tunica Media

Known as: Vascular Medias, Media, Vascular, Vascular Media 
The middle layer of blood vessel walls, composed principally of thin, cylindrical, smooth muscle cells and elastic tissue. It accounts for the bulk… (More)
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
The chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD) syndrome is an extremely important complication of kidney diseases… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Pulmonary arterial hypertension is caused by excessive growth of vascular cells that eventually obliterate the pulmonary arterial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In hypertension, angiotensin (Ang) II is a critical mediator of cardiovascular remodeling, whose prominent features include… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Hypertension is associated with increased vascular oxidative stress; however, there is still a debate whether oxidative stress is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Our method for producing tissue-engineered blood vessels based exclusively on the use of human cells, i.e., without artificial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The transcriptional programs that regulate blood vessel formation are largely unknown. In this paper, we examine the role of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND The cellular mediators of progressive renal fibrosis in diabetic nephropathy remain unknown. Myofibroblasts have been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Heterogeneity of smooth muscle cell (SMC) phenotype and function is rapidly emerging as an important concept. We have recently… (More)
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1994
1994
Alterations in the connective tissue of the arterial wall have been suggested to play a role in the development of macrovascular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
We studied the ability of adenoviral vectors to achieve gene transfer into injured arteries. A recombinant adenoviral vector… (More)
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