regulation of vascular smooth muscle contraction

Any process that increases the frequency, rate or extent of vascular smooth muscle contraction. [GOC:mtg_cardio, GOC:mtg_sensu, GOC:rl]
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1990-2016
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2014
2014
Mastoparan-7 (mas-7) is a basic tetradecapeptide isolated from wasp venom, which activates guanine nucleotide-binding regulatory… (More)
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2009
2009
Protein kinase C (PKC) stimulation of NAD(P)H oxidases (Nox) is an important component of multiple vascular disease processes… (More)
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2007
2007
We have recently demonstrated in vascular smooth muscle (VSM) that membrane depolarization by high KCl induces Ca(2+)-dependent… (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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2003
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2003
Intracellular signaling pathway mediated by small GTPase Rho and its effector Rho-kinase plays an important role in regulation of… (More)
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2003
2003
Endothelin (ET), derived from the endothelium of blood vessels, is a potent vasoactive peptide. Although it has been reported to… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE The Rho/Rho-kinase system regulates Ca(2+) sensitivity in vascular smooth muscle. A new drug, Y-27632, specifically… (More)
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2001
2001
The microtubule network is in a dynamic equilibrium between free and polymerized tubulin, with depolymerization resulting in… (More)
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1998
1998
Caldesmon inhibits myosin ATPase activity; phosphorylation of caldesmon reverses the inhibition. The caldesmon kinase is believed… (More)
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1990
1990
A model is proposed to explain crossbridge regulation in smooth muscle and the latch state (high force with very low crossbridge… (More)
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