*  Dekkers, B.G., Maarsingh, H., Meurs, H. and Gosens, R. (2009) Airway structural components drive airway smooth muscle...
Airway structural components drive airway smooth muscle remodelling in asthma. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society, 6 ... Dekkers, B.G., Maarsingh, H., Meurs, H. and Gosens, R. (2009) Airway structural components drive airway smooth muscle ... Determinants of airway hyperresponsiveness-Balance of tonic and phasic contractility of airway smooth muscles of lobular ... airway smooth muscle, and endothelium, in this process. The airway inflammation and remodelling together likely explain the ...
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*  What are the functions of smooth muscle cells? | Reference.com
The primary function of smooth muscle cells is to help hollow organs contract. These organs include the bladder and uterus as ... Smooth muscle cells also affect the diameter of the blood vessels. When the smooth muscle inside a blood vessel contracts, the ... smooth muscle cells contract to push urine into the urethra and out of the body. When a woman gives birth, the smooth muscle ... Smooth muscle cells are responsible for helping food pass through the digestive system and for pushing food up into the ...
  https://www.reference.com/science/functions-smooth-muscle-cells-145bcaa92319e6ef
*  Plus it
α-Smooth muscle actin-IR reveals the submucosal smooth muscle layer (red), which lies beneath the epithelium demarcated by the ... To assess whether estrogen modulates smooth muscle-induced outgrowth by way of BMP4, we grew vaginal smooth muscle cells in ... Estrogen downregulates BMP4 expression in vaginal smooth muscle. Vaginal cells, including smooth muscle cells, express estrogen ... Vaginal smooth muscle cells immunostained for α-smooth muscle actin (red) were grown on collagen-coated plastic. DRG neurons ...
  http://www.jneurosci.org/content/33/3/1050
*  The Integrin Very Late Antigen-4 Is Expressed in Human Smooth Muscle Cell | Circulation Research
Expression of smooth muscle and non-muscle myosin heavy chains in cultured vascular smooth muscle cells. J Biol Chem. 1986;261: ... Expression of smooth muscle-specific α-isoactin in cultured vascular smooth muscle cells: relationship between growth and ... Gabbiani G, Schmidt E, Winter S, Chaponier C, De Chastonay C. Vascular smooth muscle cells differ from other smooth muscle ... Cell cycle versus density dependence of smooth muscle alpha actin expression in cultured aortic smooth muscle cells. J Cell ...
  http://circres.ahajournals.org/content/80/2/159
*  MicroRNA miR145 Regulates TGFBR2 Expression and Matrix Synthesis in Vascular Smooth Muscle CellsNovelty and Significance |...
Smooth muscle α-actin RNA and protein (ACTA2) showed a similar expression profile in cocultured aortic smooth muscle cells when ... miR145 Regulates TGFβ-Pathway Genes and Matrix Gene Expression in Smooth Muscle Cells. In smooth muscle cells, TGFβ signaling ... We show that in smooth muscle cells, TGFβ activates both matrix genes and smooth muscle-specific genes, but miR145 specifically ... Endothelial cells induce miR-143/145 expression in vascular smooth muscle cells. Human aortic smooth muscle cells were ...
  http://circres.ahajournals.org/content/116/1/23
*  Tissue Diagnosis - Zeta Corporation
Smoothelin is a novel smooth muscle-specific marker expressed only in terminally differentiated smooth muscle cells as part of ... smoothelin expression is absent or limited in noncontractile and proliferative smooth muscle cells or cells with smooth muscle- ... Smooth muscle tumors: Positive for MSA, SMA, h-caldesmon, desmin. H-caldesmon is the most specific for demonstrating a smooth ... Unlike traditional smooth muscle markers (ie, SMA and MSA), ... Skeletal muscle tumors: Positive for myogenin, MyoD1, and ...
  http://zeta-corp.com/tissue-diagnosis/
*  pain free labour: Evidence based practice to support a pain free labour - Three
If uterine smooth muscle was so different from other smooth muscle then it would be in a section of its own. If uterine smooth ... of Anatomy and Physiology on muscle tissue and nowhere do they say that uterine smooth muscle is any different to smooth muscle ... Striated muscle is voluntary and attached to our skeleton so that we can skip and dance. Smooth muscle is not voluntary, we ... that of not recognising a fourth muscle group. So, why do so many women today experience uterine smooth muscle contractions as ...
  http://painfreelabour.blogspot.com/2012/12/evidence-based-practice-to-support-pain.html
*  Evidence for a visceral smooth muscle abnormality in Okamoto spontaneous hypertension.
Muscle Contraction / drug effects*. Muscle Relaxation / drug effects. Muscle, Smooth / physiopathology*. Rats. Rats, Inbred ... 4. SHR fundus smooth muscle shows the same modification of reactivity to Ba2+, Sr2+, Ca2+ and diazoxide that was previously ... described in arterial smooth muscle. This indicates that the cellular modification responsible for the increase of vascular ... just an adaptation induced by the high arterial blood pressure we tested the contractile response of a visceral smooth muscle ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Evidence-visceral-smooth-muscle-abnormality/870125.html
*  PKA and Epac cooperate to augment bradykinin-induced interleukin-8 release from human airway smooth muscle cells - Semantic...
... in the bradykinin-induced IL-8 release from a human airway smooth muscle cell line and the underlying molecular mechanisms of ... Epac1 and Epac2 act in concert to modulate inflammatory properties of airway smooth muscle via signaling to the Ras-like GTPase ... BACKGROUND Airway smooth muscle contributes to the pathogenesis of pulmonary diseases by secreting inflammatory mediators such ... Epac as a novel effector of airway smooth muscle relaxation. *Sara S Roscioni. , Harm Maarsingh. , +5 authors. Martina Schmidt ...
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*  Human Gastric Smooth Muscle Cells (HGSMC) | Creative Bioarray
Smooth muscle contraction is critical to peristalsis in the human stomach and the contraction may be mediated by activation of ... Smooth muscle is responsible for the contractility of hollow organs, such as blood vessels, the gastrointestinal tract, the ... In vitro study also shows that gastric smooth muscle cells express ET and eNOS and both calcium and sodium may be involved as ... HGSMC are characterized by immunofluorescent method with antibodies to Α-smooth muscle actin and desmin. HGSMC are ...
  https://www.creative-bioarray.com/Human-Gastric-Smooth-Muscle-Cells-HGSMC-CSC-7779W-item-1834.htm
*  Muscular System
Smooth Muscle. Smooth muscle is the muscle that forms the supporting tissue, and is used to hold up hollow organs. They are the ... This system is made up of three different kinds of muscle tissue: skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, and cardiac muscle. The ... Smooth muscle is the typically non-striated, uni-nucleated, and involuntary or reflexive muscle. This muscle allows you to ... Skeletal Muscle. The skeletal muscle is what allows the skeleton to move. The muscle is attached to the tendon, which is ...
  https://spark.adobe.com/page/TnKHHTBdX3s1W/
*  Dedifferentiation, redifferentiation and bundle formation of smooth muscle cells in tissue culture: the influence of cell...
Smooth muscle from newborn guinea-pig vas deferens was enzymically dispersed into single cells or small clumps and grown in ... Most single smooth muscle cells gradually lost their typical ultrastructural features and contractile properties during the ... The relation of these findings to the process of wound healing in smooth muscle tissues in vivo is discussed. ... The process of dedifferentiation and proliferation was delayed in those smooth muscle cells which had sympathetic nerve fibres ...
  http://dev.biologists.org/content/32/2/297
*  The contractile apparatus and mechanical properties of airway smooth muscle | European Respiratory Society
The molecular basis for the length-dependence of tension in smooth muscle differs from that in skeletal muscle, and may involve ... In airway smooth muscle, actomyosin activation is initiated by the phosphorylation of the 20 kDa light chain of myosin; but ... The contractile apparatus and mechanical properties of airway smooth muscle Message Subject (Your Name) has sent you a message ... The contractile apparatus and mechanical properties of airway smooth muscle. SJ Gunst, DD Tang ...
  http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/15/3/600
*  Muscularis mucosae - Wikipedia
The muscularis mucosae is composed of several thin layers of smooth muscle fibers oriented in different ways which keep the ... It is present in a continuous fashion from the esophagus to the upper rectum (the exact nomenclature of the rectum's muscle ... The lamina muscularis mucosae (or muscularis mucosae) is a thin layer (lamina) of muscle of the gastrointestinal tract, located ... layers is still being debated). A discontinuous muscularis mucosae-like muscle layer is present in the urinary tract, from the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscularis_mucosae
*  Human smooth muscle cell culture.
... Pippa Deex deexpj at cf.ac.uk Wed Jun 26 06:43:16 EST 1996 *Previous message: Antibodies ... I am planning to set up a co-culture system for human endothelial cells and human VASCULAR smooth muscle cells. I would be ... really interested to find out about methods of extraction and primary culture of human vascular smooth muscle cells, if anyone ...
  http://www.bio.net/bionet/mm/methods/1996-June/046195.html
*  Smooth muscle proliferation and differentiation | Hypertension
Nifedipine Inhibits Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Dedifferentiation via Downregulation of Akt Signaling Taeko Kaimoto, Osamu ...
  http://hyper.ahajournals.org/collection/smooth-muscle-proliferation-and-differentiation-0
*  Maintaining Smooth Muscle Tone | Science Signaling
Contraction of smooth muscle cells, such as those that line blood vessels, is regulated through phosphorylation of the myosin ...
  http://stke.sciencemag.org/content/1999/9/tw7
*  KEGG PATHWAY: Vascular smooth muscle contraction
Vascular smooth muscle contraction [ Pathway menu , Organism menu , Pathway entry , Download KGML , Show description , User ... The vascular smooth muscle cell (VSMC) is a highly specialized cell whose principal function is contraction. On contraction, ...
  http://www.genome.jp/kegg-bin/show_pathway?ko04270+C13662
*  How are striated and smooth muscles alike?
Subject: How are striated and smooth muscles alike?. Date: Sat Jan 23 21:38:31 1999. Posted by Brittney Wigley. Grade level: 4- ... Re: How are striated and smooth muscles alike? Current Queue , Current Queue for Anatomy , Anatomy archives Try the links in ...
  http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/1999-02/919452194.An.q.html
*  Lec. 4-The Smooth Muscle Quiz - By UAMSis2hard
4-The Smooth Muscle? Test your knowledge on this science quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others. Quiz by ... different in Smooth Muscle relative to Skeletal muscle?. The small invaginations of cell membrane present on Smooth muscle are ... Why is Smooth muscle NOT striated?. Smooth Muscle has myosin filaments with side-polar cross-bridges which allows contraction ... stress-relaxation of smooth muscle). In Smooth Muscle, Myosin Light Chain Kinase (MLCK) is 'activated' by what 2 molecules?. ( ...
  https://www.sporcle.com/games/UAMSis2hard/lec-4-the-smooth-muscle
*  A15 Earthworm Smooth Muscle | BIOPAC
This BSL PRO lesson describes the hardware and software setup necessary to record smooth muscle from earthworm gut, in vitro. ... To record the smooth muscle from an isolated segment of earthworm gut. ... To measure the response of the smooth muscle during the administration of different drugs. ... Observe the effect of temperature changes on the contractility of the smooth muscle. ...
  https://www.biopac.com/curriculum/a15-earthworm-smooth-muscle/
*  Smooth Muscle Tone and Arterial Wall Viscosity | Hypertension
... sustained changes in smooth muscle tone do not influence AWV does not preclude that rapidly occurring changes in smooth muscle ... Smooth Muscle Tone and Arterial Wall Viscosity. An In Vivo/In Vitro Study. Pierre Boutouyrie, Saliha Boumaza, Pascal Challande ... Influence of vascular smooth muscle on contractile mechanics and elasticity of arteries. Am J Physiol. 1969;217:1644-1652. ... Smooth Muscle Tone and Arterial Wall Viscosity. Pierre Boutouyrie, Saliha Boumaza, Pascal Challande, Patrick Lacolley and ...
  http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/32/2/360
*  Medical Xpress - smooth muscle
However, in the past, researchers have not differentiated diaphragm muscle cells and the muscle cells of limb skeletal muscle ... Contrary to previous studies, diabetes affects diaphragm, smooth muscle cells differently. Previous studies have shown that ... a periodontal pathogen causes changes in gene expression that boost inflammation and atherosclerosis in aortic smooth muscle ...
  https://medicalxpress.com/tags/smooth+muscle/sort/popular/all/
*  Help for bovine aortic smooth muscle cell culture
... Michael Koon hwkoon at hkusua.hku.hk Thu Oct 30 09:10:54 EST 1997 *Previous ... Next message: Help for bovine aortic smooth muscle cell culture * Messages sorted by: [ date ] [ thread ] [ subject ] [ author ... Next message: Help for bovine aortic smooth muscle cell culture * Messages sorted by: [ date ] [ thread ] [ subject ] [ author ... I need to culture bovine aortic smooth muscle cell. I do not know what medium should be used. What supplements or growth ...
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*  Smooth Muscle Actin Antibody
Smooth Muscle Actin Polyclonal Antibody from Invitrogen for Western Blot, Immunofluorescence, Immunocytochemistry and ... alpha-smooth muscle actin; aortic smooth muscle; Cell growth-inhibiting gene 46 protein; growth-inhibiting gene 46; smooth ... Cite Smooth Muscle Actin Polyclonal Antibody. The following antibody was used in this experiment: Smooth Muscle Actin ... Protein Aliases: actin; actin, alpha, vascular smooth muscle; Actin, aortic smooth muscle; alpha 2 actin; alpha actin 2; Alpha- ...
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