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(Science: protein) group of peptide hormones released by endothelial cells. The most potent vasoconstrictor hormones known. Structurally related to the snake venom sarafotoxins.

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some bloody questions

... …………………to restore the correct level of perfusion. ATP / oxygen / protein / glucose Vasoconstriction / Atherosclerosis / Ischaemia Vasodilators / endothelin / glyceryl trinitrate Arterioles / capillaries / arteries i need help plz

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by zak
Mon Nov 25, 2013 3:02 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: some bloody questions
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Re: What kills (and what saves) a corpus luteum?

... follicle. PGF2... * causes degeneration of the capillary network supplying the corpus luteum, and * stimulates endothelial cells to produce endothelin-1, which is a local vasoconstrictor ...so the ever-increasing levels of PGF2 cut off the corpus luteum's blood supply, strangling it. In ...

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by jasonfahy
Mon May 05, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What kills (and what saves) a corpus luteum?
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