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Title The vascular endothelium. I / editors, Salvador Moncada and Annie Higgs ; contributors, F. Antohe [and others]
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (viii, 339 pages) : illustrations
Series Handbook of experimental pharmacology, 0171-2004 ; v. 176/I
Handbook of experimental pharmacology ; v. 176/I. 0171-2004
Contents Normal Endothelium -- Functional Ultrastructure of the Vascular Endothelium: Changes in Various Pathologies -- Development of the Endothelium -- Transport Across the Endothelium: Regulation of Endothelial Permeability -- Calcium Signalling in the Endothelium -- Eicosanoids and the Vascular Endothelium -- Nitric Oxide and the Vascular Endothelium -- Angiotensin, Bradykinin and the Endothelium -- Endothelin -- Transport Across the Endothelium: Regulation of Endothelial Permeability
Summary This is a comprehensive review of the recent advances in research on the vascular endothelium. It provides a historical background and a guide for future directions in research. This volume contains 20 chapters by different authors who have all made significant contributions to the field of research in the vascular endothelium and is a good representation of our knowledge in early 2006. Authors discuss the structure, development and function of the normal vascular endothelium, consider conditions that lead to the disruption of vascular physiology and write about specific pathologies and their
Analysis farmacologie
biomedische wetenschappen
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Vascular endothelium.
Endothelium, Vascular
medicines (material)
MEDICAL -- Cardiology.
Endothelium, Vascular.
Vascular endothelium.
Sciences de la vie.
Vascular endothelium
Form Electronic book
Author Moncada, Salvador.
Higgs, Annie.
ISBN 9783540329671