Structure and Function of Arterial Smooth Muscle Cells

  • A. Kádár
Conference paper

Abstract

Various functions are attributed to the vascular smooth muscle cells, as to maintain the contractility of the vessels (1) and to produce the precursors of connective tissue elements, i.e. tropoelastin, glycosaminoglycans, glycoproteins and tropocollagen (2,3).

Keywords

Macromolecule Glycosaminoglycan 

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