Vascular Smooth Muscle Contraction Pathway

Known as: Vascular smooth muscle contraction 
A process, occurring in the vascular tissue, whereby actin/myosin complex activity generates force through ATP hydrolysis resulting in a change in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Abnormal vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) contraction plays an important role in vascular diseases. The RhoA/ROCK signaling… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The signal transduction pathway whereby the TxA2 (thromboxane A2) mimetic U-46619 activates vascular smooth muscle contraction… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The greater incidence of hypertension and coronary artery disease in men and postmenopausal women compared with premenopausal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Ca2+ sensitization of vascular smooth muscle (VSM) contraction involves Rho-dependent and Rho-kinase-dependent suppression of… (More)
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2003
2003
A pool of actin monomers is induced to polymerize into actin filaments during contractile stimulation of smooth muscle. The… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Normal pregnancy is associated with reductions in total vascular resistance and arterial pressure possibly due to enhanced… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The goal of this study was to define some of the cellular and ionic mechanisms of smooth muscle cell activation in dog renal… (More)
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1984
1984
Myosin light chain phosphorylation may not regulate the sustained phase of vascular smooth muscle contraction. Another… (More)
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1968
1968
DETAR, REED, AND DAVID F. BOHR. Oxygen and vascular smooth muscle contraction. Am. J. Physiol. 214(Z): 241-244. 1968.-Oxygen… (More)
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