urotensin II

 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Human urotensin II (hU-II) is a potent vasoactive peptide possibly involved in pulmonary hypertension. Because the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Urotensin II (UII) is a somatostatin-like peptide recently identified as a potent vasoconstrictor. In this study, we examined… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Human urotensin II has several cardiovascular actions, including potent vasoactive, and cardiac inotropic and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Urotensin II has vasoconstrictive and negative inotropic effects, suggesting a possible role in circulatory regulation and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Urotensin II is a potent vasoconstrictor, which also has some vasodilatory properties. We investigated its expression in various… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The aim of this work was to investigate the coupling of human urotensin II (hU-II) to RhoA activation and regulation of RhoA… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Urotensin-II (UII), a cyclic dodecapeptide originally isolated from fish urophysis that has potent cardiovascular… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have determined the distribution of receptors for human urotensin-II (U-II) in human and rat CNS and peripheral tissues. In… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Urotensin II (UII) is a cyclic peptide initially isolated from the caudal neurosecretory system of teleost fish. Subsequently… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Urotensin II, a peptide hormone from the caudal neurosecretory system of the teleost, Gillichthys mirabilis, was isolated by… (More)
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