esophageal muscle

Known as: esophageal muscles 
 
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2008
2008
A rise in intracellular-free calcium ([Ca(2+)](i)) concentration is important for initiating contraction of smooth muscles, and… (More)
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2005
2005
Excitation of human esophageal smooth muscle involves the release of Ca(2+) from intracellular stores and influx. The lower… (More)
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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… (More)
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1998
1998
The muscarinic receptor subtypes that mediate cholinergic responses in cat esophageal smooth muscle were examined. Antagonist… (More)
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1993
1993
Acetylcholine (ACh)-induced contraction of esophageal circular smooth muscle cells was inhibited by the M2 muscarinic antagonist… (More)
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1991
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1991
Nonadrenergic noncholinergic (NANC) nerves of the opossum esophagus mediate relaxation of circular muscle from the lower… (More)
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1989
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1989
1. Single-unit vagal afferent activity was recorded from 35 fibers that demonstrated evoked response to distension in the smooth… (More)
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1981
1981
Normal persons often note chest or back pain during rapid ingestion of cold liquids, commonly believed to result from cold… (More)
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1975
1975
Recent studies indicate that lower esophageal sphincter pressure is influenced by manometric assembly diameter. This study… (More)
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1973
1973
To compare the mechanical properties of lower esophageal sphincter (LES) and esophageal circular smooth muscle, force-velocity… (More)
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