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Chronic inflammation mediated by tumour necrosis factor (TNF) may contribute to this by promoting endothelial activation, dysfunction and leukocyte recruitment. Microarray analysis detected at least ...

Heart, BAS/BSCR Poster Abstracts, S K Heathfield, I Bruce, M Y Alexander

Date : 15/10/2011

Abstract Aims Hazardous environmental and genetic factors can damage endothelial cells to induce atherosclerotic vascular disease. Methods and results Human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Qing-jun Zhang, Zhao Wang, Hou-zao Chen, Shuang Zhou, Wei Zheng, Guang Liu, Yu-sheng Wei, Hua Cai, De-pei Liu, Chih-chuan Liang

Date : 01/11/2008 Item size : 255240 bytes

Production and bioactivity of endothelial factors are disturbed in cardiovascular diseases, and endothelium-dependent dilator mechanisms are counteracted by vasoconstrictory prostanoids that ...

Cardiovascular Research, Editorial, Tobias Traupe, Matthias Barton

Date : 01/03/2004 Item size : 177630 bytes

Since these processes are all involved in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease and circulating microparticle numbers are altered in many cardiovascular diseases, a role for microparticles in ...

Cardiovascular Research, Review, Marja J. VanWijk, E. VanBavel, A. Sturk, R. Nieuwland

Date : 01/08/2003 Item size : 431446 bytes

Platelet-derived growth factor B retention is essential for development of normal structure and function of conduit vessels and capillaries Methods Passive and active properties of conduit vessels ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Henrik C. Nyström, Per Lindblom, Anna Wickman, Irene Andersson, Jenny Norlin, Jenny Fäldt, Per Lindahl, Ole Skøtt, Mattias Bjarnegård, Sharyn M. ...

Date : 01/08/2006 Item size : 253698 bytes

The antihypertensive drug amlodipine (Norvasc®) is a long-acting, third-generation Ca2+ channel blocker that has been shown to limit the progression of atherosclerosis and to decrease the ...

Cardiovascular Research, Editorial, Bernd Mayer

Date : 01/08/2006 Item size : 170032 bytes

WKY vessels exposed to FetA were less sensitive to acetylcholine (Ach)-induced and sodium nitroprusside (SNP)-induced relaxation, while sensitivity to phenylephrine was increased by FetA; an effect ...

Heart, Abstracts, KB Neves, RAM Lopes, S Leckerman, A Strembitska, C Jenkins, J Thomson, D Graham, RM Touyz, AC Montezano

Date : 01/11/2015

Functional changes in endothelial cells (ECs) and vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) contribute to the initiation and early progression of cardiovascular diseases like atherosclerosis.13 Resistance ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Birgit Eichhorn, Gregor Muller, Anja Leuner, Tatsuya Sawamura, Ursula Ravens, Henning Morawietz

Date : 01/06/2009 Item size : 356503 bytes

Abstract Aims α-Melanocyte-stimulating hormone (α-MSH), derived from the precursor molecule pro-opiomelanocortin, exerts potent anti-inflammatory actions in the vasculature, but its role in ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Petteri Rinne, Wendy Nordlund, Ilkka Heinonen, Anna-Maija Penttinen, Antti Saraste, Suvi T. Ruohonen, Satu Mäkelä, Laura Vähätalo, Katja Kaipio, ...

Date : 01/02/2013 Item size : 307415 bytes

Short-term treatment of spontaneously hypertensive rats with liver growth factor reduces carotid artery fibrosis, improves vascular function, and lowers blood pressure When compared to those of ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Beatriz Somoza, Fatima Abderrahim, José M. González, M. Victoria Conde, Silvia M. Arribas, Barry Starcher, Javier Regadera, María S. ...

Date : 15/02/2006