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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… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Thyroid hormone is an important regulator of cardiac function and cardiovascular hemodynamics. Triiodothyronine, (T(3)), the… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Nitric oxide (NO) inhibits vascular contraction by activating cGMP-dependent protein kinase I-α (PKGI-α), which causes… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Endothelial-dependent relaxation of vascular smooth muscle cells evoked by a number of agonists, including cholinomimetics and… Expand
Review
1994
Review
1994
Sumatriptan is a potent and selective agonist at a vascular serotonin1 (5-hydroxytryptamine1; 5-HT1) receptor subtype (similar to… Expand
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Review
1988
Review
1988
Several classes of vasodilators have been demonstrated to elicit their affects by activating guanylate cyclase and elevating… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The objective of this study was to elucidate the mechanisms by which bradykinin and vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) relax… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
We studied the effects of hypercholesterolemia on vascular responsiveness in different arteries isolated from rabbits: control… Expand
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Review
1984
Review
1984
In 1979, two categories of dopamine (DA) receptors (designated as D-1 and D-2) were identified on the basis of the ability of a… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The role of calcium in the relaxations evoked by methacholine and A23187 in intact rabbit aortic rings was investigated… Expand