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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

The mRNA, phosphorylation, and protein levels of APJ, Akt, and endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) were analyzed by reverse transcriptionpolymerase chain reaction and Western blotting, ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Jiu-Chang Zhong, Xi-Yong Yu, Yu Huang, Lai-Ming Yung, Chi-Wai Lau, Shu-Guang Lin

Date : 01/06/2007 Item size : 236658 bytes

The present study was designed to examine the role of endothelium/nitric oxide in glibenclamide-induced relaxation in rat isolated aortic rings. Conclusion: These results indicate that ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Wai-Kei Chan, Xiaoqiang Yao, Wing-Hung Ko, Yu Huang

Date : 01/04/2000

Methods and results In both cultured endothelial cells and blood vessels isolated from rat aorta, berberine concentration dependently enhanced phosphorylation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Yiqun Wang, Yu Huang, Karen S.L. Lam, Yiming Li, Wing Tak Wong, Hongying Ye, Chi-Wai Lau, Paul M. Vanhoutte, Aimin Xu

Date : 01/06/2009

Abstract Aims Endothelial dysfunction is caused by reduced nitric oxide (NO) bioavailability and/or over-produced reactive oxygen species (ROS). The present study investigated a vascular benefit of ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Wai San Cheang, Wing Tak Wong, Xiao Yu Tian, Qin Yang, Hung Kay Lee, Guo-Wei He, Xiaoqiang Yao, Yu Huang

Date : 01/11/2011

The present study investigated the hypothesis that telmisartan inhibited vascular tension in mouse mesenteric resistance arteries, which was attributed to an increased nitric oxide (NO) production ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Chi Yung Yuen, Wing Tak Wong, Xiao Yu Tian, Siu Ling Wong, Chi Wai Lau, Jun Yu, Brian Tomlinson, Xiaoqiang Yao, Yu Huang

Date : 01/04/2011

The present study was designed to investigate the vascular effect of urocortin on human internal mammary artery (IMA) in vitro and the possible underlying mechanisms. Methods: Human IMA was obtained ...

Cardiovascular Research, Research Article, Zhi-Wu Chen, Yu Huang, Qin Yang, Xianwu Li, Wei Wei, Guo-Wei He

Date : 01/03/2005

Abstract Objectives: Estrogen exerts cardiac protection via multiple cellular mechanisms. Conclusion: In endothelium-intact rat mesenteric arteries pretreatment with low concentrations of ...

Cardiovascular Research, Original Article, Hoi Yun Chan, Xiaoqiang Yao, Suk Ying Tsang, Jean-Pierre Bourreau, Franky Leung Chan, Yu Huang

Date : 15/02/2002

Abstract Aims Vascular endothelial cells synthesize and release vasodilators such as nitric oxide (NO) and epoxyeicosatrienoic acids (EETs). Methods and results Through measurements of membrane ...

Cardiovascular Research, Vascular biology, Peng Zhang, Yan Ma, Yan Wang, Xin Ma, Yu Huang, Ronald A. Li, Song Wan, Xiaoqiang Yao

Date : 01/10/2014