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Title Estrogen and the vessel wall / edited by Gabor M. Rubanyi and Raymond Kauffman
Published Amsterdam : Harwood Academic Publishers, 1998

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 274 pages) : illustrations
Series Endothelial cell research series, 1384-1270 ; v. 3
Endothelial cell research series ; v. 3. 1384-1270
Contents BOOK COVER; HALF-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; PREFACE; CONTRIBUTORS; 1 Cloning, Expression and Function of a Novel Estrogen Receptor; 2 Tissue Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators: A Concept Reduced to Practice; 3 Cross-talk Between Growth Factors and Estrogen Receptor; 4 The Estrogen Receptor in the Cardiovascular System; 5 Role of Estrogen in Endothelial Cell Behavior; 6 Modulation of Cellular Adhesion Molecules and Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase by Estrogen; 7 Non-Genomic Actions of Estrogens: Estrogens as Antioxidants; 8 Lipoprotein Metabolism in the Vessel Wall
Summary "Estrogen and the Vessel Wall marks the start of a new era in understanding the cardiovascular actions of estrogen. It examines the hypothesis, derived from a growing body of epidemiological data, that estrogen acts directly upon the vessel wall to produce beneficial effects in the cardiovascular system. This is the first book to give a comprehensive overview of the molecular and cellular mechanisms of the action of estrogens on the blood vessel wall."--BOOK JACKET. "Inspired by a satellite symposium of the IX International Vascular Biology Meeting, additional topics have been included, covered by leading experts. All subjects have been brought together here to produce an outstanding and integral publication, a milestone in the field of vascular research."--Jacket
Notes "A satellite symposium of the IX International Vascular Biology Meeting in Seattle, Washington in September 1996"--Page vii
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Estrogen -- Therapeutic use.
Cardiovascular pharmacology.
Estrogens -- pharmacology
Estrogens -- therapeutic use
Cardiovascular System -- drug effects
Estrogen Replacement Therapy
MEDICAL -- Reproductive Medicine & Technology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Women's Health.
Cardiovascular pharmacology.
Estrogen -- Therapeutic use.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Rubanyi, Gabor M., 1947-
Kauffman, Raymond
International Vascular Biology Meeting (9th : 1996 : Seattle, Wash.)
ISBN 0203303938
9780203303931