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Related to EDRF: Endothelin, endothelial relaxing factor, EDHF, EDCF
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Synonyms for factor

one of the individual entities contributing to a whole

one of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

Synonyms for factor

one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

an independent variable in statistics

be a contributing factor

consider as relevant when making a decision

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Oxidant stress leads to LDL oxidation, which inhibits EDRF release more than native or unoxidized LDL.
1] Nonstandard abbreviations: NO, nitric oxide; VCAM, vascular cell adhesion molecule; ET, endothelin; EDRF, endothelium-derived relaxing factor; NOS, nitric oxide synthase; M-CSF, macrophage-colony stimulating factor; NF-KB, nuclear factor-kappa B; AP, activator protein; egr, early growth response factor; and MMP, matrix metalloproteinase.
Acetylcholine releases endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor and EDRF from rat blood vessels.
When atherosclerosis interferes with the supply of EDRF to muscle fibers inside vessel walls, segments of the vessel may rapidly open and close in a process called vasospasm, which could then lead to heart and blood-pressure-related problems.
The EDRF, a 501(c)3 organization, was established to help employees affected by the 1992 Hurricane Andrew in South Florida.