Astrocyte control of blood flow

  • Grant R.J. Gordon
  • Sean J. Mulligan
  • Brian A. MacVicar


Nitric Oxide Cerebral Blood Flow Cortical Spreading Depression Vasomotor Response Neurovascular Coupling 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.



Arachidonic acid


Adenosine 5′-triphosphate


Cerebral blood flow




Cortical spreading depression


Cytochrome P450


Epoxyeicosatrienoic acid


Functional magnetic resonance imaging


Gamma-aminobutyric acid


Glial fibrillary acidic protein


20-Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid


Intrinsic optical signal






N(G)-Nitro-l-arginine methyl ester


Metabotropic glutamate receptor


Reduced β-nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide




Nitric oxide


NO synthase


Prostaglandin E2


Phospholipase A2


Smooth muscle cells


(1S, 3R)-1-Aminocyclopentane-1, 3-dicarboxylic acid


Voltage-gated calcium channels


Volume-regulated anion channels


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Grant R.J. Gordon
    • 1
  • Sean J. Mulligan
    • 1
  • Brian A. MacVicar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and the Brain Research CentreUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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