Endothelin Receptor Subtypes and Tissue Distribution

  • David M. Pollock
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Abstract

Subsequent to the realization that endothelial cells are important regulators of vascular, immunological, and probably many other functions, endothelial cell biology has rapidly expanded into a distinct discipline. Numerous endothelial-derived factors have been identified as important contributors in the regulation of vascular tone, including relaxing or contracting substances, such as prostacyclin, nitric oxide, and endothelin.

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Receptor Subtype Zona Glomerulosa Bovine Pulmonary Artery Smooth Muscle Vasoactive Intestinal Contractor Rabbit Saphenous Vein 
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