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*  Vascular smooth muscle
... refers to the particular type of smooth muscle found within, and composing the majority of the wall of ... Vascular smooth muscle refers to the particular type of smooth muscle found within, and composing the majority of the wall of ... Mural cell Image of smooth muscle in the arterial walls Smooth muscle in stomach wall. ... Vascular smooth muscle contracts or relaxes to change both the volume of blood vessels and the local blood pressure, a ...
*  Tropomyosin 3
Takahashi K, Hiwada K, Kokubu T (1988). "Vascular smooth muscle calponin. A novel troponin T-like protein". Hypertension. 11 (6 ... Winder SJ, Walsh MP (1990). "Smooth muscle calponin. Inhibition of actomyosin MgATPase and regulation by phosphorylation". J. ... In muscle cells, they regulate muscle contraction by controlling the binding of myosin heads to the actin filament. Mutations ... of actin-binding proteins involved in the contractile system of striated and smooth muscles and the cytoskeleton of non-muscle ...
*  Actin, alpha 1
Takahashi K, Hiwada K, Kokubu T (1988). "Vascular smooth muscle calponin. A novel troponin T-like protein". Hypertension. 11 (6 ... Winder SJ, Walsh MP (1990). "Smooth muscle calponin. Inhibition of actomyosin MgATPase and regulation by phosphorylation". J. ... "Entrez Gene: ACTA1 actin, alpha 1, skeletal muscle". Bandman, E (1992). "Contractile protein isoforms in muscle development". ... "Alpha-skeletal actin induces a subset of muscle genes independently of muscle differentiation and withdrawal from the cell ...
*  Serafim Guimarães
"The pharmacology of vascular smooth muscle". Pharmacological Reviews. 7: 184-265, hier S. 213. PMID 13245382. S. Guimarães, M. ... und β-adrenoceptors co-existing in vascular smooth muscle. Veins and their receptors remained favourites. Guimarães has ... "Relation between the amount of smooth muscle of venous tissue and the degree of supersensitivity to isoprenaline caused by ... In 1982, Guimarães wrote in Trends in Pharmacological Sciences: „In vascular tissue there are two different biophases for ...
*  ROCK1
"Chapter 7Rho Kinase in Vascular Smooth Muscle". Jacobs M, Hayakawa K, Swenson L, Bellon S, Fleming M, Taslimi P, Doran J ( ... MYPT-1 is involved in a pathway for smooth muscle contraction. When ROCK1 is activated by binding of GTPase RhoA it produces ... Other functions involve smooth muscle contraction, actin cytoskeleton organization, stress fiber and focal adhesion formation, ... "Rho-associated kinase of chicken gizzard smooth muscle". The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 274 (6): 3744-52. doi:10.1074/jbc ...
*  Contact guidance
"Vascular smooth muscle contractility depends on cell shape". Integrative Biology. 3 (11): 1063. doi:10.1039/c1ib00061f. Lamers ... Walboomers, X. F.; Monaghan, W.; Curtis, A. S. G.; Jansen, J. A. (August 1999). "Attachment of fibroblasts on smooth and ...
*  DNA damage theory of aging
Atherosclerotic plaque contains vascular smooth muscle cells, macrophages and endothelial cells and these have been found to ... Uryga AK, Bennett MR (15 April 2016). "Ageing induced vascular smooth muscle cell senescence in atherosclerosis". J Physiol. ... Muscle strength, and stamina for sustained physical effort, decline in function with age in humans and other species. Skeletal ... reported that the oxidative DNA damage 8-OHdG accumulates in heart and skeletal muscle (as well as in brain, kidney and liver) ...
*  Prostaglandin EP3 receptor
... vascular smooth muscle and gastric fundus mucosal cells); thalamus (anterior, ventromedial, laterodorsal, paraventricular and ... This effect was associated with a reduction in the levels of Vascular endothelial growth factor and matrix metalloproteinase-9 ... Activation of EP3 receptors contracts vascular beds including rat mesentery artery, rat tail artery, guinea-pig aorta, rodent ...
*  SLC20A1
Li X, Yang HY, Giachelli CM (2006). "Role of the sodium-dependent phosphate cotransporter, Pit-1, in vascular smooth muscle ... 2000). "Phosphate regulation of vascular smooth muscle cell calcification". Circ. Res. 87 (7): E10-7. doi:10.1161/01.RES.87.7. ...
*  ACTG2
Kohnen G, Campbell S, Jeffers MD, Cameron IT (2000). "Spatially regulated differentiation of endometrial vascular smooth muscle ... Actin, gamma-enteric smooth muscle is a protein that in humans is encoded by the ACTG2 gene. Actins are highly conserved ... Actin, gamma 2, encoded by this gene, is a smooth muscle actin found in enteric tissues. ACTG2 has been shown to interact with ... Ueyama H (May 1991). "A HindIII DNA polymorphism in the human enteric type smooth muscle actin gene (ACTSG)". Nucleic Acids Res ...
*  Versican
Lemire JM, Braun KR, Maurel P, Kaplan ED, Schwartz SM, Wight TN (1999). "Versican/PG-M isoforms in vascular smooth muscle cells ... Smooth muscle cells of blood vessels, epithelial cells of skin, and the cells of central and peripheral nervous system are a ... "Identification of the proteoglycan versican in aorta and smooth muscle cells by DNA sequence analysis, in situ hybridization ... Kenagy RD, Plaas AH, Wight TN (2006). "Versican degradation and vascular disease". Trends Cardiovasc. Med. 16 (6): 209-15. doi: ...
*  In vitro models for calcification
"Calcification of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Cultures Inhibition by Osteopontin". Circulation Research. 84 (2): 166-178. doi: ...
*  Hydroxylation of estradiol
Administration of this estradiol metabolite prevents vascular smooth muscle growth. This inhibition of angiogenesis is ...
*  Δ-opioid receptor
"Expression of functional delta opioid receptors in vascular smooth muscle". International Journal of Molecular Medicine. 6 (6 ...
*  Hemolytic anemia
"The phosphatidylserine receptor mediates phagocytosis by vascular smooth muscle cells". The Journal of Pathology. 212 (3): 249- ...
*  Visnadine
"Effects of visnadine on rat isolated vascular smooth muscles." Planta Med. Thieme Medical Publishers. 63 (3): 233-6. doi: ...
*  Julie Campbell (vascular biologist)
Julie Hazel Campbell is a cell biologist specializing in vascular smooth muscle. Dr. Campbell's postdoctoral experiences ... vascular smooth muscle and tissue engineering of the arteries. - Therapeutic Uses of Beta-casein a2 and dietary supplement ... Her studies consolidated her early findings on vascular smooth muscle biology. In 1991, she left her position as the Principal ... In the early 1970s, she was the first to discover that smooth muscle cells can exist in a spectrum of phenotypes that control ...
*  Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
"PKD2 haploinsufficiency alters intracellular calcium regulation in vascular smooth muscle cells". Mol. Cell. 12 (15): 1875-1880 ... Gao Z, Joseph E, Ruden DM, Lu X (2004). "Drosophila Pkd2 is haploid-insufficient for mediating optimal smooth muscle ... haploinsufficiency is more likely to account for the vascular manifestations of the disease. Additionally, new mouse models ...
*  BMPR2
... functions to inhibit the proliferation of vascular smooth muscle tissue. It functions by promoting the survival of ... When this gene is inhibited, vascular smooth muscle proliferates and can cause pulmonary hypertension, which, among other ...
*  Biological functions of hydrogen sulfide
PKG reduces intracellular Ca2+ in vascular smooth muscle to increase smooth muscle relaxation and promote blood flow. PKG also ... "Cyclic GMP-dependent protein kinase regulates vascular smooth muscle cell phenotype". Journal of Vascular Research. 34 (4): 245 ... "cGMP-dependent protein kinase mediates the reduction of Ca2+ by cAMP in vascular smooth muscle cells". American Journal of ... decreased accumulation of ROS lowers oxidative stress in vascular smooth muscle cells, decreasing oxidative degeneration of BH4 ...
*  Alpha-2B adrenergic receptor
... adrenoceptors in human vascular smooth muscle cells". American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology. 286 (1 ...
*  Gaseous signaling molecules
PKG reduces intracellular Ca2+ in vascular smooth muscle to increase smooth muscle relaxation and promote blood flow. PKG also ... "Cyclic GMP-dependent protein kinase regulates vascular smooth muscle cell phenotype". Journal of Vascular Research. 34 (4): 245 ... Nitric oxide (NO) contributes to vessel homeostasis by inhibiting vascular smooth muscle contraction and growth, platelet ... "cGMP-dependent protein kinase mediates the reduction of Ca2+ by cAMP in vascular smooth muscle cells". American Journal of ...
*  FSTL1
Liu S, Wang L, Wang W, Lin J, Han J, Sun H, Guo H, Sun R, Wu Q (Apr 2006). "TSC-36/FRP inhibits vascular smooth muscle cell ... Muscle-derived Fstl1 modulates vascular remodelling in response to injury. FSTL1 has been shown to have a pronounced ability as ... "Muscle-derived follistatin-like 1 functions to reduce neointimal formation after vascular injury". Cardiovascular Research. 103 ... at least in part by stimulating replication of normally non-dividing heart muscle cells GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ...
*  Durotaxis
The pathology of atherosclerosis is largely dependent on the migration of vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) into the tunica ... Isenberg, BC; Dimilla, PA; Walker, M; Kim, S; Wong, JY (2 September 2009). "Vascular smooth muscle cell durotaxis depends on ... Rudijanto, A (2007). "The role of vascular smooth muscle cells on the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis". Acta Medica Indonesiana ... "Effect of substrate stiffness and PDGF on the behavior of vascular smooth muscle cells: Implications for atherosclerosis". ...
*  Alpha-2C adrenergic receptor
... adrenoceptors in human vascular smooth muscle cells". Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol. 286 (1): H59-67. doi:10.1152/ ... role in serum induction in human arteriolar smooth muscle cells". Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol. 288 (1): H69-76. doi: ...
*  Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health
... stem cells in allergic asthma and COPD Immunobiology of allergic asthma Control of airway and vascular smooth muscle structure ...