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[...]from the very beginning, the nomenclature and the phenotype of EPCs have been subject to controversy and there are currently no specific markers that can unambiguously identify these ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Mette K. Hagensen, Paul M. Vanhoutte, Jacob F. Bentzon

Date : 01/08/2012 Item size : 445111 bytes

The development and structure of blood vessels are highly adapted to haemodynamic forces, such as shear stress, cyclic stretch, and circumferential wall stress, generated by the conductance of ...

Cardiovascular Research, SPOTLIGHT REVIEWS: SPOTLIGHT ON BIOMECHANICAL FACTORS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, Peter Neth, Maliheh Nazari-Jahantigh, Andreas Schober, Christian Weber

Date : 15/07/2013 Item size : 558042 bytes

Abstract The development of efficient transgenic technologies in mice has allowed the study of the consequences of genetic alterations on cardiovascular (patho)physiology, although the development of ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Peter Carmeliet, Lieve Moons, Désiré Collen

Date : 01/07/1998 Item size : 965541 bytes

The formation of a novel vascular network is a rare event in the adult organism and occurs in a tightly controlled and transient manner in the female reproductive organs. Neovascularization occurs ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Guido Melillo, Marco Scoccianti, Imre Kovesdi, Jorge Safi, Teresa Riccioni, Maurizio C Capogrossi

Date : 01/09/1997 Item size : 507540 bytes

Phytosterols are structurally similar and functionally analogous to cholesterol.1,2 Phytosterols can lower blood cholesterol by reducing the absorption of cholesterol,1,3 which is one of major risk ...

Cardiovascular Research, Vascular biology and angiogenesis, Chao Yang, Zhen Yu Chen, Siu Ling Wong, Jian Liu, Yin Tong Liang, Chi Wai Lau, Hung Kay Lee, Yu Huang, Suk Ying Tsang

Date : 01/03/2013 Item size : 423287 bytes

Netrin-1 has also been shown to exert a cardioprotective action in the context of ischaemiareperfusion injury following myocardial infarction. [...]urinary netrin-1 levels rise in response to acute ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Kerry Layne, Albert Ferro, Gabriella Passacquale

Date : 01/09/2015 Item size : 381577 bytes

Abstract Objective: Studies have reported that administration of stromal cell-derived factor-1 (SDF-1), the ligand for the G-protein coupled receptor CXCR4, increased collateral blood flow in a mouse ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Andrew N. Carr, Brian W. Howard, Hsiao T. Yang, Elaine Eby-Wilkens, Paula Loos, Alex Varbanov, Angela Qu, Jeffrey P. DeMuth, Michael G. Davis, Alan Proia, ...

Date : 01/03/2006 Item size : 301805 bytes

In addition to the mechanical responsiveness, elastin is a potent autocrine regulator of vascular smooth muscle cells activity and this regulation is important for preventing fibrocellular ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Alpesh Patel, Benjamin Fine, Martin Sandig, Kibret Mequanint

Date : 01/07/2006 Item size : 435154 bytes

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are an emerging class of highly conserved, non-coding small RNAs that regulate gene expression on the post-transcriptional level by inhibiting the translation of protein from mRNA ...

Cardiovascular Research, REVIEWS: FOCUS ON MICRO RNA, Carmen Urbich, Angelika Kuehbacher, Stefanie Dimmeler

Date : 01/09/2008 Item size : 384605 bytes

Abstract A fundamental feature of any immune response is the movement of leucocytes from one site in the body to another to provide effector functions. [...]elucidating the molecular mechanisms ...

Cardiovascular Research, SPOTLIGHT REVIEWS, Connie H.Y. Wong, Bryan Heit, Paul Kubes

Date : 01/05/2010 Item size : 487398 bytes