smooth muscle cell apoptotic process

Known as: SMC apoptosis, programmed cell death, smooth muscle cells, smooth muscle cell programmed cell death by apoptosis 
Any apoptotic process in a smooth muscle cell. Smooth muscle consists of non-striated, elongated, spindle-shaped cell found lining the digestive… (More)
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to investigate the role in atherosclerosis of the tumor suppressor protein ARF (human p14… (More)
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2010
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2010
RATIONALE Atherosclerosis is characterized by lipid accumulation in the vessel wall, inflammation, and both macrophage and… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND Vascular calcification is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in stage V chronic kidney disease, yet its… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Previous studies have shown that mitofusin 2 (Mfn-2) (or hyperplasia suppressor gene [HSG]) inhibits vascular smooth muscle cell… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Accelerated atherosclerosis is both a cause and a consequence of chronic renal failure. Vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) are… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND We previously reported that administration of elastase inhibitors reverses fatal pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The pulmonary arteries (PA) in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) are constricted and remodeled;. They have suppressed… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE We have previously shown that human macrophages induce human plaque vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) apoptosis by… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
We have observed that acute medial cell loss is an initial event in the response to vascular injury induced by balloon-catheter… (More)
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1999
1999
Our objective was to define the signaling mechanisms by which mitogens such as insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) regulate… (More)
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