4 edition of Endothelin found in the catalog.
1992 by Published for the American Physiological Society by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Gabor M. Rubanyi.|
|Series||Clinical physiology series|
|Contributions||Rubanyi, Gabor M., 1947-, American Physiological Society (1887- )|
|LC Classifications||QP552.E54 E53 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 277 p. :|
|Number of Pages||277|
|LC Control Number||91002763|
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This first book on endothelins summarizes the early events which lead to the discovery of endothelin, the progress made in understanding the peptide's physiological role, and the current state-of-the-art in contemporary endothelin research.
The book also discusses the potential significance of endothelins in health and disease, covers the. Endothelin: Molecular Biology, Physiology, and Pathology (Contemporary Biomedicine) [Highsmith, Robert F.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Endothelin: Molecular Biology, Physiology, and Pathology (Contemporary Biomedicine). Endothelin is a amino acid long peptide that is a vasoconstrictor produced from endothelial cells, vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC), macrophages, and the renal medulla.
They are known to produce endothelin-1 (ET-1) that acts on the receptors ETA and ETB. These receptors are G-protein coupled cell-surface receptors, and ETA is mainly present on smooth muscle cells.
Endothelin Biosynthesis. Endothelin (ET-1) is a 21 amino acid peptide that is produced by the vascular endothelium from a 39 amino acid precursor, big ET-1, through the actions of an endothelin converting enzyme (ECE) found on the endothelial cell membrane.
ET-1 formation and release are stimulated by angiotensin II (AII), antidiuretic hormone (ADH), thrombin, cytokines, reactive oxygen. Mahajan, in Essentials of Neuroanesthesia, Endothelin-1 Receptor Antagonists.
Endothelin receptor antagonists competitively block endothelin-1 receptors A and B and thus may decrease the vasospasm. In a phase II trial, TAK (endothelin A/B receptor antagonist) when administered to patients with vasospasm, showed a trend toward decreased ischemic defects but there was no.
Endothelin is a potent vasoconstrictor that when infused chronically leads to increases in blood pressure (Wilkins et al., ). Endothelin has been shown to be up-regulated during Ang Endothelin book infusion (Alexander et al., ).
Therefore, if aging is associated with activation of the RAS, then the increased synthesis of endothelin could play a role. Endothelin receptors. Another important discovery is the identification of two seven-transmembrane G protein-coupled endothelin receptors, endothelin A and endothelin B receptor (ET A and ET B, respectively) [20, 21].The isoforms of endothelin exert their physiological effects in a.
Endothelin. New York: Published for the American Physiological Society by Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Gabor M Rubanyi; American Physiological Society (). A amino acid peptide originally derived from endothelial cells.
It is an extremely potent vasoconstrictor. Three different gene products have been identified, endothelin 1, endothelin 2, and endothelin 3; they are found in brain, Endothelin book, and endothelium (endothelin 1), intestine (endothelin 2), and intestine and adrenal gland (endothelin 3).
A unique, integrated collection of original contributions on the molecular biology, physiology, and pathology of endothelin. Leading academic, clinical, and industrial researchers summarize the dramatic recent progress in endothelin research and indicate the optimal direction of future studies.
The. Endothelin-1 is a bicyclic 21 amino acid peptide, produced primarily in the endothelium. It is a potent stimulus of long-lasting and persistent vasoconstriction. It also has a role as a stimulus of inflammation, oxidative stress and cellular proliferation. Proteins on this pathway have targeted assays available via the CPTAC Assay Portal.
Merely three years after the discovery of endothelin, a large amount of information has been generated about the molecular biology, biosynthesis, biological actions and potential physiological and pathological importance of this unique peptide and its isoforms.
This first book on endothelins. Endothelin-Derived Contracting Factors, Paul M. Vanhoutte, Thomas Graser and Thomas F. Luscher 2. From Endotensin to Endothelin: The Discovery and Characterization of an Endothelin Cell Derived Constricting Factor, Robert F. Highsmith 3. "This is an excellent book which reviews the tremendous progress acieved in the first three years of.
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Endothelin-1 (ET-1) is synthesized and secreted by activated endothelial cells, and is a peptide with potent vasoconstrictor activity. It is a marker for activated or dysfunctional endothelial cells.
This peptide is one of the three isopeptides belonging to the endothelin family. It. Endothelin-1 is the most potent vasoconstrictor agent currently identified, and it was originally isolated and characterized from the culture media of aortic endothelial cells. However, in this book the entire field of endothelins is covered.
This includes the pathways of endothelin production and their regulation, the local and systemic actions of endothelins, receptors for the endothelins and the signalling pathways employed, and the involvement of endothelins in a Author: Timothy Warner.
Indeed, local endothelin synthesis has been observed, confirming the hypothesis of an autocrine/paracrine endothelin system in the heart. Neonatal rat cardiac myocytes express preproET‐1 mRNA and synthesize and secrete mature endothelin‐1.
ET‐1 is produced from the 38 residue inactive intermediate big ET‐1 via specific by: Endothelin by Robert F. Highsmith,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A comprehensive reference book on basic and clinical aspects Endothelin is a amino acid peptide that exerts uniquely potent and long-lasting effects on the kidney, including regulation of water and electrolyte excretion, blood pressure, cell growth, inflammation and fibrosis.
Endothelin. 86 likes. Link the endothelin researchers together. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: In this article, we will review pre-clinical studies demonstrating a causal role for endothelin in proteinuric chronic kidney disease (with a particular focus on functional and structural.
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Free shipping for many products. Endothelin: Molecular Biology, Physiology, and Pathology is certain to become the new standard reference source for both basic scientists and informed clinicians who want a clear idea of the roles endothelin may play in cardiovascular physiology and pathology.
Endothelin-1 is a amino acid peptide produced in a variety of tissues including endothelial and vascular smooth-muscle cells, neurons and astrocytes in the central nervous system, and endometrial cells.
It acts as a modulator of vasomotor tone, cell proliferation. Endothelin 1 (ET-1), also known as preproendothelin-1 (PPET1), is a potent vasoconstrictor that in humans is encoded by the EDN1 gene and produced by vascular endothelial cells.
The protein encoded by this gene is proteolytically processed to release a secreted peptide termed endothelin 1. Endothelin 1 is one of three isoforms of human al IDs: GeneCards: . endothelins: A range of peptide substances, containing 21 amino acids, and believed to the most powerful known constrictors of arteries.
Very tiny amounts will raise the blood pressure. One of them, ENDOTHELIN-1, derived from the ENDOTHELIUM of blood vessels, also causes constriction of BRONCHI, inhibits the release of RENIN from the kidneys.
Endogenous endothelin causes vasoconstriction in epicardial coronary arteries in patients with coronary artery disease.
These findings suggest a possible role for endothelin antagonists, morbidity or mortality (eg, cerebrovascular disease, advanced complications of diabetes, chronic kidney disease).
Age, often in combination with other factors. Endothelin in renal physiology and disease. by Matthias Barton and Donald E. Kohan. Karger, AG pages $ Increased Levels of Endothelin-1 in Cerebrospinal Fluid Are a Marker of Poor Visual Recovery after Optic Neuritis in Multiple Sclerosis Patients Authors: M Castellazz, G Lamberti, MV Resi, E Baldi, LM Caniatti, G Galante, P Perri, M Pugliatti Dis.
Markers, ;(0) Species: Human Sample Types: Serum; Combination of Plasma Biomarkers and Clinical Data for the Detection of /5(6). "This book is recommended as an addition to the libraries of institutions and individual researchers actively studying the physiological and/or pathophysicological role of endothelin.".
Endothelin is a potent vasoactive peptide occurring in three isotypes, ET-1, ET-2, and ET Through its two main receptors, endothelin A and endothelin B, it is responsible for a variety of physiological functions, primarily blood flow control.
Recent evidence from both human and animal models shows involvement of endothelin in diabetes, retinal circulation, and optic by: Endothelins are endothelium-derived vasoconstrictor peptides (By similarity).
Probable ligand for G-protein coupled receptors EDNRA and EDNRB which activates PTK2B, BCAR1, BCAR3 and, GTPases RAP1 and RHOA cascade in glomerular mesangial cells (PubMed).
Endothelin-1, the biologically most potent and predominant member of the endothelin peptide family, preferably binds to ET A receptors, whereas ET B receptors bind both ET-1 and ET The ET B /ET-3 axis can be regarded as an endogenous "antagonist" system opposing the effects of ET A /ET-1 mediated activities.
ET-3 - The Third International Conference on Endothelin Houston, Texas, U.S.A., FebruaryMeeting reports (1 2 3) Chair: Paul M.
Vanhoutte ET-2 - The Second International Conference on Endothelin Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, DecemberMeeting reports (1 2) Chair: Tomoh Masaki ET-1 - The First William Harvey Workshop on Endothelin.
Medical definition of endothelin: any of several polypeptides consisting of 21 amino acid residues that are produced in various cells and tissues, that play a role in regulating vasomotor activity, cell proliferation, and the production of hormones, and that have been implicated in the development of vascular disease.
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This book is unique in its breadth of scope. The most recent and important advances, from the intracellular level of the nucleus to the functional effect that endothelin receptors mediate in intact organs, are compiled and reviewed. Endothelin (ET-1) is a peptide hormone mediating a wide variety of biological processes and is associated with development of cardiac dysfunction.
Generally, ET-1 is regarded as a molecular marker released only in correlation with the observation of a hypertrophic response or in conjunction with other hypertrophic stress.
Although the cardiac hypertrophic effect of ET-1 is demonstrated Cited by: