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Author Aird, William C

Title Endothelial Cells in Health and Disease
Published Hoboken : CRC Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (508 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Contributors; 1. The Endothelium as an Organ; 2. Blood-Brain Barrier; 3. Lymphatic Endothelium; 4. High Endothelial Venules; 5. The Use of Proteomics to Map Phenotypic Heterogeneity of the Endothelium; 6. The Use of Genomics to Map Phenotypic Heterogeneity of the Endothelium; 7. The Role of Genetic Predeterminants in Regulating the Phenotypic Heterogeneity of the Endothelium; 8. The Use of Fate Mapping Studies to Follow Lineage Determination of the Endothelium; 9. Oxygen Regulation of Endothelial Cell Phenotypes
10. Fluid Mechanical Forces as Extrinsic Modifiers of Endothelial Function11. Vascular Bed-Specific Signaling and Angiogenesis; 12. Differential Regulation of Endothelial Cell Barrier Function; 13. Differential Regulation of Leukocyte-Endothelial Cell Interactions; 14. Vascular Biology of the Placenta; 15. Blood Endothelial Cells; 16. Determination of Endothelial Heterogeneity by the Recruitment of Bone Marrow Derived Endothelial Progenitors; 17. Transcriptional Networks and Endothelial Lineage; 18. The Diversity of Vascular Disease: A Clinician's Perspective
19. Molecular Targets of Tumor Vasculature20. The Role of the Endothelium in Severe Sepsis and Multiple Organ Dysfunction; 21. The Hepatic Sinusoidal Endothelial Cell as a Primary Target of Disease; 22. Endothelium and Hemostasis; 23. Thrombotic Microangiopathies: Role of Microvascular Endothelium in Pathogenesis; 24. Pulmonary Circulation and Pulmonary Hypertension; 25. Endothelial Cell Phenotypes Associated with Organ Transplantation; Index
Summary This reference serves as the first source to gather current data from endothelial cell biologists in various disciplines to summarize recent progress in the field-providing a complete understanding of the endothelium in health and disease and demonstrating its potential as a therapeutic target
Notes Print version record
Subject Endothelins.
Vascular endothelium.
Endothelium, Vascular
Vascular endothelium
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781135534615