relaxation of vascular smooth muscle

Known as: vascular smooth muscle relaxation 
A process in which the extent of vascular smooth muscle contraction is reduced. Vascular smooth muscle relaxation is mediated via a decrease in the… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Nitric oxide (NO) inhibits vascular contraction by activating cGMP-dependent protein kinase I-α (PKGI-α), which causes… (More)
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2001
2001
During skeletal muscle contraction, NO derived from neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS) in skeletal muscle fibers or from… (More)
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1994
1994
Prostaglandin (PG) I2 elicits a biphasic concentration-response curve in rat aorta: lower concentrations elicit relaxation… (More)
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1991
1991
We examined mechanisms of relaxation in intact and endothelium-denuded thoracic aortic rings of rat in response to various… (More)
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1989
1989
We tested the hypothesis that relaxation in vascular smooth muscle is the result of inactivation of myosin light chain kinase and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The objective of this study was to determine whether nitric oxide (NO) is responsible for the vascular smooth muscle relaxation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The present study investigates the hypothesis that endothelium-dependent relaxation of vascular smooth muscle may be mediated… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
The purpose of the present study was to determine time course relationship between cyclic GMP accumulation and relaxation in… (More)
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1979
1979
Helical strips of tail artery from spontaneously hypertensive (SHR) and Kyoto Wistar normotensive rats (WKY) were observed to… (More)
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1976
1976
Adenosine relaxed hog carotid media strips contracted with norepinephrine (NE) and potassium (K+). Adenosine (3 X 10(-6)M) was… (More)
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