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The cyclic peptide urotensin II (UII) was originally isolated from the urophysis of teleost fish on the basis of its ability to… Expand Hypertension is a well-known risk factor for atherosclerosis, but the molecular mechanisms that link elevated blood pressure to… Expand Human urotensin II (U-II), the most potent vasoconstrictor peptide identified to date, and its receptor (UT) are involved in… Expand Urotensin II (U-II) is the most potent vasoconstrictor known, even more potent than endothelin-1. It was first isolated from the… Expand Urotensin II (UII) is the most potent vasoconstrictor peptide, whereas it acts as a vasodilator on some arteries. We studied… Expand OBJECTIVE
Human urotensin II (hUII) is an endocrine hormone that acts as a potent arterial vasoconstrictor in both in vitro and… Expand Urotensin II (UII) is a neuropeptide with potent cardiovascular effects. Its sequence is strongly conserved among different… Expand
Identification of the natural ligand of an orphan G-protein-coupled receptor
involved in the regulation of vasoconstriction
When low speed objects impact composite laminated plates delamination may result. Under inplane compression such delaminations… Expand Urotensin II, a peptide hormone from the caudal neurosecretory system of the teleost, Gillichthys mirabilis, was isolated by… Expand