Protein Kinase C and Contraction of Vascular Smooth Muscle

  • J. Ohanian
  • F. Statham
  • L. Shaw
  • S. White
  • A. M. Heagerty
  • V. Ohanian
Part of the Experimental Biology and Medicine book series (EBAM, volume 26)


Protein Kinase C (PKC) is a Ca++ and phosphatidylserine (PS) dependent serine/threonine kinase that functions as a ubiquitous cellular mediator of signal transduction initiated by a variety of agonists (1).


Phosphatidic Acid Vascular Smooth Muscle Contraction Bovine Tracheal Smooth Muscle Vasoconstrictor Hormone Phosphatidic Acid Phosphohydrolase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Ohanian
    • 1
  • F. Statham
    • 1
  • L. Shaw
    • 1
  • S. White
    • 1
  • A. M. Heagerty
    • 1
  • V. Ohanian
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept of MedicineUniversity Hospital of South ManchesterManchesterUK

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