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esophageal muscle

Known as: esophageal muscles 
National Institutes of Health

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2008
2008
A rise in intracellular-free calcium ([Ca2+]i) concentration is important for initiating contraction of smooth muscles, and Ca2… Expand
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2005
2005
Recent studies indicate that lower esophageal sphincter pressure is influenced by manometric assembly diameter. This study… Expand
2005
2005
Excitation of human esophageal smooth muscle involves the release of Ca(2+) from intracellular stores and influx. The lower… Expand
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2001
2001
There is recent morphological evidence for an interaction of autonomic nerve fibers and extrinsic motor nerves of the rat… Expand
1998
1998
The muscarinic receptor subtypes that mediate cholinergic responses in cat esophageal smooth muscle were examined. Antagonist… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Acetylcholine (ACh)-induced contraction of esophageal circular smooth muscle cells was inhibited by the M2 muscarinic antagonist… Expand
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Nonadrenergic noncholinergic (NANC) nerves of the opossum esophagus mediate relaxation of circular muscle from the lower… Expand
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
1. Single-unit vagal afferent activity was recorded from 35 fibers that demonstrated evoked response to distension in the smooth… Expand
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
Normal persons often note chest or back pain during rapid ingestion of cold liquids, commonly believed to result from cold… Expand
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1973
Highly Cited
1973
To compare the mechanical properties of lower esophageal sphincter (LES) and esophageal circular smooth muscle, force-velocity… Expand
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