Vascular constriction (function)

Known as: Vasoconstriction, Vasoconstrictions, Vasospasm 
Vasoconstriction involves narrowing of a blood vessel lumen due to smooth muscle contraction in the vessel wall and leads to decreased blood flow.
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2017
Review
2017
Liver sinusoidal endothelial cells (LSECs) are highly specialized endothelial cells representing the interface between blood… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is characterized by vasoconstriction, in situ thrombosis, and vascular remodeling of small… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The endothelium regulates vascular homeostasis by elaborating a variety of paracrine factors that act locally in the blood vessel… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Heme oxygenase (HO-1, encoded by Hmox1) is an inducible protein activated in systemic inflammatory conditions by oxidant stress… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Studies of the cardioprotective effects of exercise training in patients with coronary artery disease have yielded… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Human beings evolved consuming a diet that contained about equal amounts of n-3 and n-6 essential fatty acids. Over the past 100… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Endothelin-1 is an endothelium-derived vasoconstrictor peptide, possibly involved in the pathophysiology of cardiovascular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
BACKGROUND Endothelial cells produce a number of substances, collectively termed endothelium-derived relaxing factor (EDRF), that… (More)
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1989
Review
1989
Information obtained during the past decade suggests the need to reexamine the possibility that the onset of myocardial… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
Acetylcholine is believed to dilate normal blood vessels by promoting the release of a vasorelaxant substance from the… (More)
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