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  • n. A reduction in vascular tension


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  • A separate project in the laboratory was to study endothelium-dependent vasorelaxation and to attempt to identify the mysterious "EDRF" (endothelium derived relaxing factor) discovered three years earlier by Robert Furchgott.

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  • Depletion of tissue thiols resulted in diminished vasorelaxation by nitroglycerin because nitric oxide could no longer be generated.

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  • The investigators for the first time demonstrate a critical role of HSP-90 for nNOS-mediated vasorelaxation and furthermore, can provide evidence for this interaction being responsible in large parts for the well-accepted pronounced nNOS-dependent vasodilatation in portal hypertension. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Although HSP-90 has been shown to mediate in large parts the enhanced eNOS-dependent NO overproduction in the splanchnic circulation during portal hypertension, it is not clear what role HSP-90 plays in nNOS-mediated vasorelaxation in this scenario. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Accordingly, it has been previously shown that both glucocorticoids and oxidative stress inhibit prostacyclin production Postnatal treatment of pups with antioxidant vitamins alone or in combination with dexamethasone decreased NO-dependent vasodilator mechanisms, it almost abolished the contribution of EDHF to vasorelaxation, and it decreased femoral dilator reactivity to SNP.

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  • Data in the present study show that postnatal dexamethasone treatment diminished the contractile response to potassium, it increased the contractile responsiveness to α-adrenergic and local vasoconstrictors, and it depressed endothelium-dependent vasorelaxation.

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  • Here we show that the PPARβ/δ agonist GW0742 induces vasorelaxation in systemic and pulmonary vessels.

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  • The herbals in Extenzol have been used for male sexual enhancement all over the world for hundreds of years. has been shown in pre-clinical studies to stimulate nitric oxide release from endothelial cells causing vasorelaxation (required for erection).

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  • Kooli A, Kermorvant-Duchemin E, Sennlaub F, Bossolasco M, Hou X, Honoré JC, Dennery PA, et al. Trans-Arachidonic acids induce a heme oxygenase-dependent vasorelaxation of cerebral microvasculature.

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  • Gunnett CA, Lund DD, Chu Y, Brooks RM II, Faraci FM (2001) NO-dependent vasorelaxation is impaired after gene transfer of inducible NO-synthase.

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