Changing Sensitivity to H1 and H2 Receptor Agonists in the Growing Vasculature

  • L. H. Smaje
  • N. M. Noor
  • G. F. Clough
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 242)


A number of reports in the literature indicate that young or newly-grown blood vessels fail to respond to inflammatory mediators in the same manner as mature adult vessels.1,2


Immature Vessel Mature Vessel Mature Vasculature Immature Vasculature Westminster Medical School 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. H. Smaje
    • 1
  • N. M. Noor
    • 1
  • G. F. Clough
    • 2
  1. 1.Departments of PhysiologyCharing Cross and Westminster Medical SchoolLondonUK
  2. 2.Departments of PhysiologySt. Mary’s Hospital Medical SchoolLondonUK

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