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of or relating to or having vessels that conduct and circulate fluids

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Role of cytochrome P-450 enzymes and metabolites of arachidonic acid in the control of vascular tone.
Impaired flow-dependent control of vascular tone and remodeling in P2X4-deficient mice.
Nitric oxide also governs basal systemic, coronary, and pulmonary vascular tone by increased cyclic GMP in smooth muscle, by inhibition of a potent constrictor peptide, endothelin-1 (13), and by inhibition of the release of norepinephrine from sympathetic nerve terminals (14).
This study was intended to determine the effect and possible mechanism of Rhizoma Ligustici wallichii on the vascular tone of rat thoracic aortic rings.
The loss of vascular tone due to the interaction between arterial stiffening and endothelial function may be important in explaining why stiff arteries are a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
Second, the enhancement of EOMV-induced hypotension after DOCA-salt treatment appears to be in dependent of the degree of vascular tone, as it was unaffected by blockade of ganglionic transmission with hexamethonium.
The scope of the project is the discovery of peptides and small molecules that modulate vascular tone and are effective in the treatment of clinical conditions associated with vasospasm and vasoconstriction.
Prostacyclin is believed to be essential for maintaining proper vascular tone and function but natural prostacyclin is highly unstable and has a very short duration of action.
Paul Heart Clinic demonstrated that nitric oxide released from the endothelial lining of thin-walled small arteries modifies vascular tone or compliance.
Nitric oxide has also been recognized as an important regulating factor in vascular tone, bronchial dilation and immune function.
Endothelial cells line blood vessels and release substances that help maintain normal vascular tone.
It has been implicated in a variety of diseases and is thought to be a fundamental regulator of vascular tone.